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Global Uproar in Lok Sabha on issue of Cow Vigilantism
Author: 0 Uproar in Lok Sabha on issue of Cow Vigilantism

Alleging that BJP's Anurag Thakur had filmed their protest on his mobile, the Congress MPs petitioned the Speaker demanding action against him on the lines of AAP's Bhagwant Mann, who had live-streamed his journey from home to the House a year ago.

Global Here's Trump's approval rating in every state
Author: 0 Here's Trump's approval rating in every state

The president had the strongest showing in West Virginia, where he accumulated 60 percent support. 47 percent of OH voters say they approve of the job President Trump is doing, while 48 percent say they do not. Trump's new low numbers come after months of his administration being embroiled in a Russian Federation scandal. Forty-three percent of Pennsylvania and Wisconsin respondents approved of his job performance while 42 percent of MI voters also approved.

Global Vikings expect Teddy Bridgewater to begin season on PUP list
Author: 0 Vikings expect Teddy Bridgewater to begin season on PUP list

There were no games played on Monday, but nearly 40 members of the Vikings' current roster took the field in Mankato, Minnesota for the team's very first practice of this year's training camp. Ham, who's trying to become the team's starting fullback in his second year with them. The rookies reported with select veterans Sunday, four days before the full team is required to report.

Global Spieth backed to complete Grand Slam after Open win
Author: 0 Spieth backed to complete Grand Slam after Open win

Just like he started the final round, Spieth finished the tournament 3 strokes ahead of Kuchar. Jordan Spieth is already firm favourite to capture the PGA Championship next month and complete the golfing Grand Slam. Greats of the game such as Byron Nelson, Arnold Palmer and Tom Watson were unable to complete the Grand Slam, while Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy are the two active players missing just one trophy.

Author: 0 Meeting on latest Israeli-Palestinian escalations postponed to Thursday: Arab League

A senior Israeli security official held talks in the Jordanian capital on Monday to defuse the burgeoning diplomatic crisis after Jordan refused to release the Israeli embassy security guard. Erdogan said that Israel shutting down the Al-Aqsa compound last week for three days, and then imposing new restrictions - including placing metal detectors at the entrance - and citing the deadly July 14 shootout to justify this, is "unacceptable".

Global Sessions 'Beleaguered,' Schiff 'Sleazy,' and Maybe Giuliani Should Be AG
Author: 0 Sessions 'Beleaguered,' Schiff 'Sleazy,' and Maybe Giuliani Should Be AG

Shortly after Sessions recused himself , Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosentein appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to lead a wide-ranging probe. When Trump was elected, Sessions was given a pick of prime Cabinet spots and expressed interest in being attorney general, giving up a safe Senate seat and decades of seniority.

Global Trump especially upset after hearing Mueller would access tax returns
Author: 0 Trump especially upset after hearing Mueller would access tax returns

As he prepares to speak with Congressional intelligence committee this week as part of their Russian Federation probes, Donald Trump Jr. has added another lawyer to his legal team, ABC News and Reuters reported on Sunday. This story has been corrected to change characterization of Trump's tweet about pardons. Jeff Sessions when the men met during the 2016 presidential race.

Global 'Old Ironsides' nearly ready to leave dry dock
Author: 0 'Old Ironsides' nearly ready to leave dry dock

Emergency rescuers responded to the scene, prompting crews to pause the movement of the USS Constitution. "By doing this restoration project, we're ensuring that we're going to continue to on being a part of the Navy, apart of the fleet", said 74th Commanding Officer Robert Gerosa.

Global Israel arrests Hamas members in West Bank after stabbing
Author: 0 Israel arrests Hamas members in West Bank after stabbing

The meeting to be held on Monday, Egyptian and Swedish diplomats said on Saturday, according to Ahram Online . An Israeli newspaper reported that the Saudi King Salman had asked the U.S. It was not immediately clear if this means long-standing security coordination between Israeli troops and Abbas' forces will be halted. Meanwhile an Israeli military spokeswoman said security forces "surveyed the house of the assailant in the village of Khobar, searched for weapons and confiscated ...

Global Rauner threatens to call another special session
Author: 0 Rauner threatens to call another special session

Senate Democrats say the governor needs to just sign the new law and allow IL schools to open on time. It is now being held on a procedural motion, as Democratic lawmakers seek more time to negotiate after Rauner vowed to veto the measure, decrying it as a "bailout" for Chicago Public Schools .

Global Mayor says chief nominee is relationship builder
Author: 0 Mayor says chief nominee is relationship builder

In announcing her resignation , Harteau said she wanted to "let a fresh set of leadership eyes see what more can be done" to improve the police department. State investigators say they've interviewed a witness who was near the alley where a Minneapolis police officer shot and killed an unarmed Australian woman last weekend.

Global Donald Trump slams attorney general for not probing Hillary Clinton
Author: 0 Donald Trump slams attorney general for not probing Hillary Clinton

Ambassador Sergey Kislyak's accounts of two conversations with Sessions - then a top foreign policy adviser to Republican candidate Donald Trump - were intercepted by USA spy agencies, which monitor the communications of senior Russian officials both in the United States and in Russia .

Global Firefighters Contain Brush Blaze Near Gilroy
Author: 0 Firefighters Contain Brush Blaze Near Gilroy

Kendal Bortisser said Sunday. Fed by dry oak woodlands and moderate winds, the blaze burned 50 acres by 5:20 p.m., then tripled in size in less than an hour and a half. Firefighters battled a brush fire that erupted in an area southwest of Running Springs Saturday afternoon. The fire was first reported at just a few acres at 3:08 p.m.

Global Can President Trump pardon himself? Nope, say top legal experts
Author: 0 Can President Trump pardon himself? Nope, say top legal experts

In a subsequent appearance on Fox News Sunday , Mr Scaramucci said he had also discussed the matter with the President himself. Sessions has said he will continue to serve despite the public humiliation. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Monday swatted away a report that he is a contender to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and said Sessions made the right decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation.

Global Chinese jets intercept United States surveillance plane over East China Sea
Author: 0 Chinese jets intercept United States surveillance plane over East China Sea

One of the Chinese J-10 jets flew under the American EP-3 jet and maneuvered suddenly, popping up 300 feet in front of the USA plane and causing "the [US] EP-3 to take evasive action to avoid collision ", one official said. The crash killed the Chinese pilot. China declared an air defence identification zone over a large section of the East China Sea in 2013 - but the United States did not recognise the claim.

Author: 0 Toothpaste giant Colgate-Palmolive Company shares slide after sales disappoint

Northstar Group Inc. raised its stake in Colgate-Palmolive by 0.4% in the first quarter. Ledyard National Bank decreased Linear Technology Corp (NASDAQ:LLTC) stake by 37,668 shares to 43,735 valued at $2.73M in 2016Q4. Investors of record on Tuesday, July 18th will be issued a $0.40 dividend. This dividend amount will represent a yeild of $2.18. The rating was maintained by B.

Global 2 dead, 6 injured after vehicle crashes into building in Alcester
Author: 0 2 dead, 6 injured after vehicle crashes into building in Alcester

The Alcester Care and Rehab Center is a for-profit nursing home with a total of 50 beds at 101 Church Road in Alcester. Authorities have said an initial investigation shows no signs the incident is terror-related. The auto has now been towed away from the scene of the carnage. Alcester police Chief Chris Doty couldn't offer specifics on the driver or the condition of any injured people.

Global Alabama Republican uses Scalise shooting to tout anti-gun control stance
Author: 0 Alabama Republican uses Scalise shooting to tout anti-gun control stance

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. A Bernie Sanders supporters fires on Republican Congressman. Rep. Mo Brooks used a clip of him responding to the Alexandria shooting in his Senate campaign ad. @RepMoBooks should be ashamed of himself for capitalizing on this act of violence'. Strange, Brooks and former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore are the top candidates in that race - two are expected to move on to a runoff after the August 15 Republican primary if no single ...

Author: 0 Trump Jr., Manafort not to testify publicly

Washington Post: Trump team seeks to control, block Mueller's Russian Federation investigation - "Some of President Trump's lawyers are exploring ways to limit or undercut special counsel Robert S. US President Donald Trump's eldest son Donald Trump Jr and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort have a cut a deal with the Senate Judiciary Committee to be subpoenaed and testify privately in order to avoid a public hearing, CNN reported Saturday.

Global Israel to Replace Disputed Al-Aqsa Metal Detectors With Handheld Devices
Author: 0 Israel to Replace Disputed Al-Aqsa Metal Detectors With Handheld Devices

The Palestinian Health Ministry said one Palestinian was killed during a separate clash outside the city, taking the death toll from the past two days to seven. "We are examining other options and alternatives that will ensure security", Mordecai said in an interview with Al-Jazeran. An Israel Defense Force soldier who was on leave heard the woman's screams and shot Abed through the window.

Global Trump Didn't Think Voter Fraud, Wiretapping Claims Were Lies
Author: 0 Trump Didn't Think Voter Fraud, Wiretapping Claims Were Lies

The senior counselor to President Trump insisted reporters are unfair to the administration because they spend too much time on Russian Federation to the exclusion of other issues facing the country. Be it the crowd size at his inauguration ceremony, his repeated claims about a massive voter fraud or his allegations that former President Barack Obama had him wiretapped right before the election, the commander-in-chief has been unable to provide sufficient evidence to support his own words.

Global Germany: Turkey withdraws request for info on 700 firms
Author: 0 Germany: Turkey withdraws request for info on 700 firms

One day after Steudtner's arrest, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel wrote in an open letter that it is not possible for Berlin to " remain without a response " when " innocent German citizens are arrested ". "You can never scare us with such things", Erdogan said, calling on Germany to " pull itself together ". "He is jeopardizing the centuries-old partnership", Schaeuble told German daily Bild in an interview publish in its Monday edition.

Author: 0 Harry Styles' 'Dunkirk' Opens to Big, Box Office-Topping Numbers

The new comedy, Girls Trip , with Queen Latifah and Regina Hall , was the runner-up with $30 million. The movie had a budget of US$150 million, according to Box Office Mojo , which was predicting weekend sales of US$51 million. Dunkirk is out now in theaters and IMAX everywhere. There was speculation that Warner Bros. would announce more details about a " Wonder Woman " sequel during Saturday's Comic-Con panel, but the studio deferred.

Global Lewandowski: Trump Jr. Meeting With Russians 'Wasn't a Big Deal'
Author: 0 Lewandowski: Trump Jr. Meeting With Russians 'Wasn't a Big Deal'

He says: "With respect to my contacts with Russia or Russian representatives during the campaign, there were hardly any", before going on to describe brief contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak. In the emails, the attorney promised damaging information about then-Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton . " Donald Trump destroyed her because the American people want a new path forward and that's what Donald Trump is providing".

Global New York Times Leak Helped ISIS Boss Escape
Author: 0 New York Times Leak Helped ISIS Boss Escape

Hours after The Times reacted to the story, Fox News updated its website reflecting the newspaper's statement. "Thomas appeared to be referring to a New York Times report in June 2015 that detailed how American intelligence agencies had 'extracted valuable information.'" Fox News wrote on its website.

Global Duterte pledges to continue anti-drug campaign
Author: 0 Duterte pledges to continue anti-drug campaign

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Monday vowed to continue the war against illegal drugs no matter what, and warned those involved in the trade that their choice would be limited to either "jail or hell" if they did not stop. Gordon, is the chairman of the Senate committee on justice and human rights in charge of studying the death penalty bills. "[The president] would generally find the prepared speech boring, deviate from the text and talk about anything under the sun", Yabes said, adding ...

Global US Military Plane Intercepted by Chinese Fighter Jets
Author: 0 US Military Plane Intercepted by Chinese Fighter Jets

China has built a cinema on a disputed island in the South China Sea , state media reported. The opening of the cinema is part of a plan by local cultural authorities to establish community services on islands under Sansha's jurisdiction.

Global Russian Federation probe: Trump son-in-law Kushner to face Senate
Author: 0 Russian Federation probe: Trump son-in-law Kushner to face Senate

In a 11-page explanation discharged Monday in front of his shut entryway meet with Senate knowledge board staff, Kushner offers his first open bookkeeping of what he says are his four gatherings with Russians amid the 2016 crusade and move, offering already undisclosed subtle elements of those gatherings.

Global Congress votes to extend martial law in Mindanao
Author: 0 Congress votes to extend martial law in Mindanao

After missing several self-imposed deadlines to reclaim the city, the military says its options are limited because of the hostages. Congressman Edcel Lagman said there was "no factual basis" for martial law and that the siege in Marawi was terrorism, not rebellion.

Global Trump 'Irritated' To Learn Rod Rosenstein Was From Baltimore
Author: 0 Trump 'Irritated' To Learn Rod Rosenstein Was From Baltimore

As leverage? "Yeah, I think so , " Mr. Trump said. Thus, in Trump's view, it was "very unfair to the president" - actually, "extremely unfair, and that's a mild word" - for Sessions to have recused himself from overseeing the department's probe into Russian meddling into the election and the possible role of the Trump campaign.

Global Damage Reported After Possible Tornado Strikes Queen Anne's County, Maryland
Author: 0 Damage Reported After Possible Tornado Strikes Queen Anne's County, Maryland

Gov. Boyd Rutherford said in a tweet that he is heading to the scene to survey the storm damage. Queen Anne's County department of emergency services declared a warning around 3:30 a.m. Route 8 is closed to the general public. A National Weather Service team is headed to the site to determine whether a tornado touched down there.

Global Police, Boko Haram Fighters Exchange Gunfire In Kano
Author: 0 Police, Boko Haram Fighters Exchange Gunfire In Kano

Kimo said the suspect said he was lured to join the group in October 2016 with a promise of an automatic enlistment into the Nigerian Army. The suspects were Abba Muhammad from Niger Republic (20), Usman A. Others are one Volkswagen Motor vehicle key, one Laptop, one IPad, some pictures of the suspects with military uniform and some operational black masks.

Global Flash Flood Warning issued for Coconino County until 4:15
Author: 0 Flash Flood Warning issued for Coconino County until 4:15

Sunday. The Columbia Fire Department says they had to rescue someone trapped in a vehicle because of the flood waters. No injuries were reported. Northwestern Harris County in southeastern Texas.* Until 915 PM CDT. According to the weather service, the likelihood of flash floods is strongest Friday in western New Mexico and across New Mexico from the southwest to the northeast Saturday.

Author: 0 Violence over Jerusalem holy site leads to 6 deaths

Israel imposed new measures at the Mosque after two police officers were killed there last week. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ordered the suspension of all official contact with Israel until it removed the metal detectors. The Israeli army said the 19-year-old Palestinian had spoken in a Face book post of the holy site and of dying as a martyr. The Palestinian Authority Health Ministry said Muhammad Sharaf, 17, and Muhammad Hassan Abu Ghannam, age unknown, died of gunshot wounds in ...

Global Congress' Allegations Baseless on Irregularities, Responds Venkaiah Naidu
Author: 0 Congress' Allegations Baseless on Irregularities, Responds Venkaiah Naidu

However Naidu has denied all such allegations made against him. Congress leader Jairam Ramesh raised four questions to Venkaiah Naidu , two about recent events and two about cases from 15 years ago. Mr Ramesh also questioned Mr Naidu and the BJP on the Supreme court quashing on April 6, 2011, the allotment of 20 acres of land to the Kushabhau Thakre Memorial Trust, with Mr Naidu being its chairman, in Shahpur, Bhopal by the Madhya Pradesh Government.

Author: 0 Sessions staying as attorney general despite Trump rebuke

It quoted Trump saying "There are very few Republicans in Baltimore, if any". While Sessions brushed off resignation talk on Thursday morning, Bharara said he thinks Trump's comments make it next to impossible for him to do his job. Trump has recently blasted Mueller for announcing that he is looking into Trump's business finances as part of the Russian Federation probe, after the president said he thinks it's a violation of the guidelines for the probe.

Global 'I Did Not Collude.' Jared Kushner Gives Statement to Congress
Author: 0 'I Did Not Collude.' Jared Kushner Gives Statement to Congress

Donald Trump Jr . and Paul Manafort have both agreed to negotiate with the Senate Judiciary Committee to provide documents "and be interviewed. prior to a public hearing" in regards to its Russian Federation probe, according to statement from the office of committee Chairman Chuck Grassley .

Global China opens southernmost cinema in Sansha
Author: 0 China opens southernmost cinema in Sansha

China is reclaiming land from the sea and developing large numbers of islands in the Paracel and Spratly island chains to assert its claims to the region's waters. Xinhua said the new theatre would screen at least one film every day so the island's residents, estimated at about 2,000, "can enjoy films simultaneously with moviegoers across the country".

Global Police Federation President supports Arradondo for chief
Author: 0 Police Federation President supports Arradondo for chief

Mayor Betsy Hodges had requested the resignation, saying she had lost confidence in the leader of her police department. "I've lost confidence in the chief's ability to lead us further". The protesters were particularly angry about the lack of body camera footage of the shooting, and complained of a lack of police accountability. There were street protests for a second day in a row on Friday, this time in downtown Minneapolis, following a march Thursday night on the streets of Damond's ...

Global Can Donald Trump pardon himself?: Key issues on President's powers of pardon
Author: 0 Can Donald Trump pardon himself?: Key issues on President's powers of pardon

Supreme Court. "We have not and I continue to not have conversations with the president of the United States about pardons", Sekulow said on ABC's "This Week." "There's nothing to pardon from". At the same time , Scaramucci indicated that he had actually spoken with Sekulow and the president about the issue of pardons, seemingly contradicting what Sekulow stated .

Global Trump Blames Republicans For Not Protecting Their President
Author: 0 Trump Blames Republicans For Not Protecting Their President

On Saturday, Trump tweeted , "While all agree the U. S. President has the complete power to pardon , why think of that when only crime so far is LEAKS against us". But while Scaramucci said he spoke with Trump about pardons in the Oval Office last week, Sekulow repeatedly said there was no talk of pardons among the legal team.

Author: 0 Second Gaza rocket in 24 hours hits southern Israel

An IDF tank targeted a post belonging to Gaza's ruling Hamas terrorist organization in the wee hours of Monday morning, in response to a rocket attack fired at southern Israel from the enclave shortly before. Israel has increased its security alert level after at least three Israelis were killed and one injured in a stabbing attack by a 20-year-old Palestinian in the West Bank settlement of Halamish on Friday night.

Global US President Donald Trump slams newspaper, others in Twitter rant
Author: 0 US President Donald Trump slams newspaper, others in Twitter rant

Trump responded to the report on Twitter on Saturday, complaining about "illegal leaks". Congressional lawmakers say President Donald Trump's eldest son and his former campaign chairman won't testify publicly next week as part of the Russian Federation election meddling investigation.

Global Donald Trump is upset that Jeff Sessions can't time travel
Author: 0 Donald Trump is upset that Jeff Sessions can't time travel

Kushner did not initially disclose any meetings with Russians on forms he filed to get a government security clearance. He said he mistakenly omitted all of his foreign contacts, not just his meetings with Russians , and has worked in the last six months with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to correct the record.

Global Transgender people may legally change gender without doctor approval
Author: 0 Transgender people may legally change gender without doctor approval

Proposals will include, removing the need for medical diagnosis of gender dysphoria, which is now necessary in order to change a person's legal gender. The new proposals, however, have been criticized, with some suggesting that allowing people to "self-identify" as a different gender could result in multiple legal cases over access to gender-specific facilities such as hospital wards, prisons, changing rooms and sporting events.

Global At The End, We Didn't Hold Our Nerves- Mithali Raj
Author: 0 At The End, We Didn't Hold Our Nerves- Mithali Raj

After beating England by 35 runs in the opener, they went on to hammer Pakistan, New Zealand and South Africa in the group stages. Harmanpreet Kaur also played an important knock of 51 runs off 80 balls carrying on from her stellar performance against the Aussies in the semifinals.

Global Michigan Gas Prices Up 5¢ In Past Week
Author: 0 Michigan Gas Prices Up 5¢ In Past Week

That was an increase of about a nickel per gallon over the previous week's price . Although local gas prices remained 27 cents below the US average of $2.27 per gallon, local fuel prices rose much more steeply last week that the average 2.1-cents-per-gallon increase nationwide.

Global Jerry Jones: 'Absolutely Nothing' To Domestic Violence Charges Against Elliott
Author: 0 Jerry Jones: 'Absolutely Nothing' To Domestic Violence Charges Against Elliott

Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones says there is no evidence suggesting All-Pro running back Ezekiel Elliott committed domestic violence against an ex-girlfriend a year ago. Garrett confirmed that he has had a conversation with him in the past week, and he emphasized the importance of character to every player on the roster.

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