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Global Oklahoma In For More Excessive Heat, Scattered Showers
Author: 0 Oklahoma In For More Excessive Heat, Scattered Showers

IF we see any severe storms develop, the primary threats will be heavy rain, frequent lightning, strong winds, and possibly hail. Onshore winds will be lighter, but just enough that storms will start in the coastal areas and build inland. Tomorrow: Sunny. Wind: S/SE 5-10. The rain risk will be 10 percent. Friday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 94 and a southwest wind at five to 10 miles per hour.

Global Government's favourites in President Secretariat
Author: 0 Government's favourites in President Secretariat

Chairman Public Enterprises Selection Board Sanjay Kothari has been appointed secretary to the new President and Bharat Lal, an Indian Forest Service (IFoS) officer, was appointed as the Joint Secretary to the President. Kothari is known for taking the unique initiative of encouraging self-certification in place of attestations and affidavits when he used to be secretary at the Department of Administrative Reforms and Grievances (DARPG).

Author: 0 New Trump communications chief vows to 'stop those leaks'

This came the same day Scaramucci vowed to take "dramatic action" to stop press leaks from anonymous White House sources. "Tomorrow I'm going to have a staff meeting". "The president likes speaking from the heart". The sharp-tongued Scaramucci was a vocal Trump critic at that time, however. "He basically said to me, 'Hey you know, this is, maybe they did it, maybe they didn't do it, '" Scaramucci said of a recent conversation he'd had with the President about alleged Russian interference.

Author: 0 Real Madrid's Danilo completes move to Man City

De Gea has found himself strongly linked with a move to Real Madrid this summer - yet again. The Spain global nearly joined Madrid in August 2015, but signed a fresh four-year deal with United the following month. But a stunning individual run saw him lay on Jesse Lingard's opening goal in the International Champions Cup (ICC) tie at Santa Clara before Real Madrid's young guns produced an energetic second-half fightback to earn a 1-1 draw and prompt a penalty shoot-out.

Global Scaramucci Said to Join White House as Spicer Reported to Resign
Author: 0 Scaramucci Said to Join White House as Spicer Reported to Resign

We're not going to change him. "I think we should put the cameras on", he said . Sanders had previously been serving as principal deputy press secretary at the White House communications shop, but when President Donald Trump chose to bring in Anthony Scaramucci as White House Communications Director and move Spicer to another role , Spicer decided it was time to leave.

Global 'Dunkirk' Tops Weekend Box Office As Costly 'Valerian' Bombs
Author: 0 'Dunkirk' Tops Weekend Box Office As Costly 'Valerian' Bombs

Outstanding word-of-mouth should keep Dunkirk pushing forward throughout the summer. They readily admit they were wrong. Forty-seven percent of the audience said they bought tickets because they're intrigued by the subject of Dunkirk , while 18% attributed it to reviews.

Global DAY 77: Finally, Buhari makes appearance, meets with APC stalwarts in London
Author: 0 DAY 77: Finally, Buhari makes appearance, meets with APC stalwarts in London

Today (Sunday) makes it 77 days since Mr Buhari proceeded to London for medicals. "All those who look up to fake news can find better use for their time, " the statement quoted Okorocha as saying. Reports say the Guinean President made the call while meeting with country's Council of Ministers. His health has been a major cause of concern in the country.

Global How a presidential pardon could backfire
Author: 0 How a presidential pardon could backfire

If President Trump were to pardon himself, he'd be conceding nothing about his criminal liability in the Russian Federation investigation. By narrowly focused, Trump meant he didn't want Mueller digging too deeply into the Trump family's finances and business deals.

Author: 0 Anthony Scaramucci Says Trump Remains Unsure About Russian Election Meddling

Though he will officially begin on August 15, Scaramucci said he would have his first meeting with his communications team tomorrow and would tell them: "Hey, I don't like these leaks". "I have thick skin and we're moving on to @ POTUS agenda serving the American people", he wrote in a follow-up tweet almost two hours later. Twitter users also scrolled back deep into Scaramucci's timeline to raise questions about a 2012 tweet in which he seemed to mis-attribute a quote to author ...

Global Anthony Scaramucci Deletes Old Trump Tweets to Avoid 'Distraction'
Author: 0 Anthony Scaramucci Deletes Old Trump Tweets to Avoid 'Distraction'

Jeff Sessions .These illegal leaks, like Comey's, must stop!" The controversy has been fueled in part by information leaked inside and outside of the White House. According to the record though, Scaramucci ended up supporting Jeb Bush's campaign after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker dropped out of the race.

Global White House spokesman Spicer out
Author: 0 White House spokesman Spicer out

But Spicer's departure after the most fraught six months of antagonism between the press and a West Wing that anyone can remember is just one move in a shuffle of personnel and tactics that augurs an aggressive White House fightback that is likely to intensify the current discord in Washington .

Global Pak Army clears highest peak near Afghan border
Author: 0 Pak Army clears highest peak near Afghan border

DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said that the operation has been launched to wipe out terrorists and consolidate gains made in other military operations to further enhance the security of Pakistan's borders. Brekh Muhammad Kandao, highest mountain top near Pak-Afghan border, was successfully cleared. It said that this mountain top was being used as main observation point and its base as transit and storage point.

Global Snooty, the oldest living manatee in captivity, dies
Author: 0 Snooty, the oldest living manatee in captivity, dies

Kyla Niec, 6, and Avery Niec, 7, greet the new Snooty mascot at the Snooty Birthday Bash and Wildlife Festival held at the South Florida Museum on Saturday. As you can imagine, I - and our staff, volunteers and board members - considered him a star. "We are honoured to have had him with us for so long and will continue his legacy through our manatee rehabilitation program".

Author: 0 Trump blasts Clintons, NY Times, 'fake news' in lengthy Twitter rant

The subject of pardons is one of many topics that appears to have occupied the president's mind Saturday morning. On a day when most people are ready to forget about the issues that nagged them over the last week, Trump revved up. President Trump went on a wide-ranging Twitter rant Saturday morning, bashing Hillary Clinton, "fake news", The New York Times and other favorite targets.

Global Storms knock out power to thousands in KC metro
Author: 0 Storms knock out power to thousands in KC metro

We expect to restore service to most of customers today. According to the National Weather Service, widespread winds between 60 to 70 miles per hour ripped across the metro area shortly before 10:30 p.m. The majority of the power outages are in St. Louis, St. Charles and Madison Counties. Ameren's website is reporting more than 50,000 customers in Missouri and 35,000 customers in IL.

Global Alert Day: Heat, storms, potential flooding expected
Author: 0 Alert Day: Heat, storms, potential flooding expected

North wind around 6 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. Tomorrow .Partly to mostly cloudy. In addition to the storms, Sunday will see a high of 85 and a low of 71. Wednesday night will be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. High 90. TUESDAY: Partly sunny and pleasant. The National Weather Service report Friday shows that showers and thunderstorms might produce hourly rainfall rates of at least one inch, causing flooding of low-lying poor drainage ...

Global CBO: 32 million more would be uninsured under proposed health law repeal
Author: 0 CBO: 32 million more would be uninsured under proposed health law repeal

While President Trump has returned - for now- to his desire for Senate Republicans to vote on a repeal and replace package, there is still no sign McConnell has enough votes to even begin debate on the bill. "We have now the plan of the day that's put in front of us", Rep. Richard Neal, the ranking Democrat on the House Ways and Means Committee, said today.

Global Erdogan calls for swift end to Gulf dispute
Author: 0 Erdogan calls for swift end to Gulf dispute

Turkey's president to discuss Gulf crisis with Saudi king and crown prince before heading to Kuwait and Qatar . Details about the discussions were not made public. Doha denies the claim and has been strongly backed by Ankara throughout the standoff. Mr Erdogan will visit Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and then Qatar as he tries to resolve the dispute.

Global Israel to replace metal detectors with new security measure at Jerusalem mosque
Author: 0 Israel to replace metal detectors with new security measure at Jerusalem mosque

Thousands of Palestinians have clashed with Israeli forces in the West Bank amid friction over Israel-imposed metal detectors at a contested Jerusalem holy site. But public security minister Gilad Erdan has said that the metal detector checks for all Muslims could eventually be replaced with different measures, including more police officers and security cameras with facial recognition technology.

Author: 0 Record-breaker Grace comes back down to earth

He ended up shooting 82 and 84 over the weekend to finish last among the players to make the cut, but he also won the China Open previous year when still just 20 and represented his country at the Olympics in Rio. There had been 31 rounds of 63 in the previous 441 major championships , with 10 coming in the British Open including Phil Mickelson and Henrik Stenson a year ago at Troon, but never a 62.

Author: 0 One killed in violent incident near Israeli embassy in Jordan

The heavily protected embassy is located in the Rabiyeh neighbourhood, an affluent part of Amman. Israel's Foreign Ministry had no immediate comment. Israel installed metal detectors last week and added security cameras Sunday near the entrance of Temple Mount in Old Jerusalem.

Global Israel says Jerusalem shrine metal detectors to stay despite protests
Author: 0 Israel says Jerusalem shrine metal detectors to stay despite protests

The Arab League on Sunday accused Israel of "playing with fire" with new security measures at a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site. Aboul Gheit, who previously served as Egypt's foreign minister and visited the Temple Mount during his tenure, said that "the Israeli authorities put the region in a very risky situation", saying that Israeli policies "are not directed at the Palestinians alone" and that they "hurt the feelings of every Arab and Muslim in the world".

Global McCain's former primary challenger calls for his resignation
Author: 0 McCain's former primary challenger calls for his resignation

In a statement posted to her website , Ward, who is an osteopathic physician, offered her prayers to McCain, but wrote that "the medical reality of his diagnosis is grim" and that "As a doctor, I've counseled people in similar situations and these end-of-life choices are never easy".

Author: 0 British Open 2017 Leaderboard: Latest Scores and Standings from Saturday

It wasn't simple, but Jordan Spieth sealed the deal late and won the 2017 Open Championship at Royal Birkdale by three over Matt Kuchar on Sunday. Spieth stumbled out of the blocks, making bogeys on three of the first four holes before steadying himself with a birdie on No. 5. However, this championship has belonged so far to Spieth and, with the bit clearly between his teeth, it would be a major surprise if he doesn't go on to claim a third victory of the season after arriving on ...

Global Abbas: Palestinians will not accept metal detectors in al-Aqsa
Author: 0 Abbas: Palestinians will not accept metal detectors in al-Aqsa

On Friday, anger boiled over and several thousand Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces in the West Bank and in Jerusalem after noon prayers, the highlight of the Muslim religious week. Israel's prime minister says the home of a Palestinian assailant who stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family will be demolished swiftly.

Global McCain's Former Primary Challenger Calls for Him to Resign Following Cancer Diagnosis
Author: 0 McCain's Former Primary Challenger Calls for Him to Resign Following Cancer Diagnosis

Sen. McCain was recently diagnosed with glioblastoma , an aggressive type of brain cancer, according to doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, who had removed a blood clot above his left eye last Friday. One of the hosts said Ward is already "dancing" on McCain's grave, called her a "vulture" and told her she's "desperate for attention". But in keeping with the times, she labeled criticism of her response "fake news" on her Facebook page .

Global Coast Guard rescues five people from water after boat capsizes
Author: 0 Coast Guard rescues five people from water after boat capsizes

The pair were winched to safety by an Irish Coast Guard helicopter crew on today. No one reported injuries in the incident, and the Coast Guard said it does not know why the boat sank. They had been treated for hypothermia as well as fatigue and muscle damage. Mr Conville's mother Cathy, from Raheny in Dublin, spoke to her son as she travelled to the hospital.

Global Anthony Scaramucci vows to stop 'un-American' leaks
Author: 0 Anthony Scaramucci vows to stop 'un-American' leaks

Trump", Scaramucci said. "Whatever you're trying to suggest by bringing this story up, I actually do not care", Scaramucci told Tapper. Trump wrote on Twitter on Saturday that leaks against the administration are a "crime" and that he has 'complete power to pardon'.

Global Conor McGregor wears CJ Watson jersey to troll Floyd Mayweather
Author: 0 Conor McGregor wears CJ Watson jersey to troll Floyd Mayweather

The message reads, "We rocking with Floyd bro not you... take that off bruh". He thought it was his jersey but then McGregor said that it was a C.J. I dribble heads off the floor. "Not a ball. This is no game here kid". Because, as per Martin Rogers of USA Today [ via Bleacher Report ], Watson was someone who became involved in one of Floyd Mayweather's domestic violence cases.

Global Iran announces missile production line 'Sayyad 3 missile'
Author: 0 Iran announces missile production line 'Sayyad 3 missile'

Iranian military sources report the weapon flies at an altitude of 16 miles for 74 miles. 'We regret that our neighbours consider Iran's capabilities and power as threats to themselves, while we are the protector of peace and security in the region'.

Global Trump Jr., Manafort may be interviewed privately by senators
Author: 0 Trump Jr., Manafort may be interviewed privately by senators

Donald Trump went on a almost two-hour-long Twitter rant Saturday morning to complain about everything and nothing, hitting topics as diverse as "the Failing New York Times ", Anthony Scaramucci's history of disparaging comments about his new boss, and Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III - who Trump is clearly still mad at.

Global Customer stabs suspect during attempted robbery at Starbucks
Author: 0 Customer stabs suspect during attempted robbery at Starbucks

He was apprehended about 20 minutes later, police told the Fresno Bee . Dyer showed the video at a news conference and said that Florez will be charged with attempted armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon when he is booked into Fresno County Jail.

Author: 0 Israeli forces detain 32 Palestinians from West Bank

The head of the United Nations said he was concerned by the unfolding violence in the city and urged both sides to refrain from actions that could further escalate the situation. The occasion was the installation of metal detectors at Holy Muslim Temple mount that led to the outbreak of violence. The protesters urged Israel to end the aggression in Jerusalem.

Global US Senate Blocks Provisions in Republican Healthcare Bill
Author: 0 US Senate Blocks Provisions in Republican Healthcare Bill

Republicans now have 52 seats in the Senate . The Senate parliamentarian said Friday that major provisions of the Republican legislation would require 60 votes to advance, putting the already troubled legislation in further peril. Democrats would be virtually certain to deny Republicans the 60 votes they would need to keep portions of the bill intact. Some of the provisions that didn't pass muster with MacDonough were key to getting the bill through the House.

Global North Afghan Districts Fall to Taliban
Author: 0 North Afghan Districts Fall to Taliban

The area is remote and telephone communication is sporadic, he told The Associated Press in a telephone interview from the provincial capital of Ferozkoh. In western Farah province, a ferocious gun battle between the Afghan army and Taliban insurgents left six Afghan soldiers dead and 12 Taliban killed, said Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman for the provincial governor.

Global Tucker to Trump: 'Lay Off Jeff Sessions - He's Your Friend'
Author: 0 Tucker to Trump: 'Lay Off Jeff Sessions - He's Your Friend'

Earlier, in the wee hours of the morning, the President referred to the Post report in a tweet, saying leaks of intelligence information, "like Comey's", must stop. It all followed Trump's statements to the Times that he never would have tapped the former Alabama senator for the job had he known a recusal was coming.

Global Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak ends tenure at Washington embassy
Author: 0 Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak ends tenure at Washington embassy

Kislyak's successor has not been announced, although it is widely expected to be Anatoly Antonov, a deputy foreign minister and former deputy defense minister seen as a hardliner regarding the United States. Complicating matters further, US intelligence officials reportedly intercepted conversations with Kislyak in 2016 that contradict Sessions' claims.

Global Harry Kane wants Tottenham stay after Manchester United transfer link
Author: 0 Harry Kane wants Tottenham stay after Manchester United transfer link

Arsenal and Liverpool have both also broke their transfer records already on Alexandre Lacazette and Mohamed Salah respectively, but Pochettino has told fans to rest easy. It's just a matter of how you see a team, how the players are. However, according to French publication L'Equipe, there is also interest from a number of English clubs, including Everton .

Global USS Gerald R. Ford to be commissioned Saturday
Author: 0 USS Gerald R. Ford to be commissioned Saturday

U.S. President Donald Trump will preside over its commissioning at Pier 11 on Naval Station Norfolk in the state of Virginia, months after he boarded the ship to speak on his plan for the U.S. Navy. Trump's participation in the ceremony also capped "Made in America" week at the White House, during which the president and administration officials sought to draw attention to USA manufacturing.

Global Narendra Modi hosts farewell dinner for President Pranab Mukherjee at Hyderabad House
Author: 0 Narendra Modi hosts farewell dinner for President Pranab Mukherjee at Hyderabad House

The programme, which will start at 5.30pm on Friday, will be addressed by the Speaker of Lok Sabha Sumitra Mahajan, and vice-president and chairman of Rajya Sabha Hamid Ansari. On Saturday, the Prime Minister hosted a farewell dinner for Pranab Mukherjee at Hyderabad House in New Delhi . On Tuesday, Ram Nath Kovind will take oath as the 14th President of India and move to Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Global Dylan Redwine's father charged with second degree murder
Author: 0 Dylan Redwine's father charged with second degree murder

That was the last contact received from Dylan. "The investigation into Dylan's disappearance and death spanned four and a half years, culminating in Saturday's arrest", the sheriff's office said. Court documents from the La Plata County District Attorney show that investigators found Dylan Redwine's blood inside Mark Redwine's home. Elaine and Mark Redwine have been divorced for years.

Global Imran refutes 'rumours' of incomplete money trail
Author: 0 Imran refutes 'rumours' of incomplete money trail

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan refuted on Sunday allegations of money laundering and tax evasion, claiming his money trail was complete and submitted in the Supreme Court. The former test cricketer maintained that he also played in Australia for New South Wales between 1984 and 1985 and was paid 50,000 Australian dollars, which was equal to 25,000 British pounds at that time.

Author: 0 Deadly violence sparks over Jerusalem metal detectors

Thousands of Palestinians Friday afternoon marched towards Jerusalem's Old City to express their rejection of the metal detectors , which the Israeli cabinet has chose to leave in place despite Palestinian protests. Israel's military said Saturday it sent more troops to the West Bank. "They turned back everyone who came here to pray but then I told them I was going to the doctor, but they did not let me in", said Ulfat Hamad, 42, who was visiting from the United States .

Global Chaudhry Nisar's much-awaited presser postponed till Monday
Author: 0 Chaudhry Nisar's much-awaited presser postponed till Monday

Sources had stated further that the minister may only resign from his ministry in protest if Defence Minister Khawaja Asif becomes the interim premier in case the prime minister leaves office. As per sources, the minister may resign from his post but may not end his association with PML-N. Meanwhile, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry denied media reports citing sources close to Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan.

Global 'ISIS is falling fast', Pence: 'ISIS on the run'
Author: 0 'ISIS is falling fast', Pence: 'ISIS on the run'

He's largely ceded decision-making to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who is expected to send almost 4,000 more troops to the country this summer. The Pentagon repeatedly has said its Afghanistan war plan would be on President Trump's desk by mid-July.

Global Could President Trump really pardon himself?
Author: 0 Could President Trump really pardon himself?

The president also lashed out at a new Washington Post report of previously undisclosed alleged contacts between Attorney General Jeff Sessions - at the time a US senator and senior adviser to Trump's 2016 presidential campaign - and a Russian official.

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