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Global Rains leave the forecast, cooler temps to end July
Author: 0 Rains leave the forecast, cooler temps to end July

NEXT WEEK: Highs climb into the upper 80s and low 90s to start the work week next week. Any showers will likely end tonight with partly cloudy skies in the forecast with lows near 75 and light west winds. Highs will be a little warmer near 90. Sct'd showers and storms move in early and will be scattered through the day. Sunday night , mostly clear, with a low around 60.

Global Attorneys: Photos 'don't add up' with police's report in Southaven man's death
Author: 0 Attorneys: Photos 'don't add up' with police's report in Southaven man's death

The couple was asleep inside but when they heard the commotion, Lopez went to the door to see what's happening. John Champion, a prosecutor, stressed in a news conference that details were still unfolding, but he said "two officers were at the scene and that a pit bull dog burst out of the house, prompting one of the officers to shoot at it".

Global McCain delivers a key health care vote, scolding message
Author: 0 McCain delivers a key health care vote, scolding message

In the recent past, Trump had threatened senators to at least begin debate on the repeal of the health care law. In an unusual move, majority sat in their states during the climactic roll call, eyeing Republicans as they cast their votes.

Global Trump Jr., Kushner, Manafort Ready to Talk to Senate; Aides Downplay 'Pardons'
Author: 0 Trump Jr., Kushner, Manafort Ready to Talk to Senate; Aides Downplay 'Pardons'

Trump ", Robert Goldstone - the music publicist who helped set up the meeting - wrote to Trump Jr.in emails the president's son released on Twitter . presidential election and potential connections between Russian officials and the Trump campaign. Kushner, who is a top aide in Trump's White House, met Senate Intelligence Committee investigators on Monday, telling reporters afterward he had no part in any Kremlin plot.

Global FinnCap Reaffirms
Author: 0 FinnCap Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for GB Group plc (LON:GBG)

Intertek Group PLC (ITRK.L) shares are being watched closely by traders as the Awesome Oscillator signal is revealing an upward trend building over the past five bars, signaling that market momentum is building for the name. In other Sse Plc news, insider Gregor Alexander sold 15,418 shares of Sse Plc stock in a transaction on Monday, June 26th. Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $4.16 million activity.

Global Sweltering heat to continue for next few days, National Weather Service says
Author: 0 Sweltering heat to continue for next few days, National Weather Service says

Goggins said a heat advisory usually occurs when there are heat index values of 105 degrees or above. Animals left outside could experience heat related illnesses, according to the weather service. The National Weather Service in Birmingham issued a heat advisory for most of central Alabama, including Lee, Macon, Russell and Tallapoosa counties until 9 p.m.

Global Based company to implant chip in employees' bodies
Author: 0 Based company to implant chip in employees' bodies

But can you imagine getting a microchip implanted in your own hand? Tech company, Three Square Market , wants their staff to get a chip implanted under their skin which will allow them to make purchases in the canteen, access the building, use the photocopier and turn on their computer.

Global Twitter Reacts To Sam Brownback's Nomination, Says 'Kansas Doesn't Need You'
Author: 0 Twitter Reacts To Sam Brownback's Nomination, Says 'Kansas Doesn't Need You'

Brownback, 60, represented his home state in the Congress before being elected to two terms as Governor beginning in 2011. U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) sent out a statement congratulating Brownback Monday evening. Mr. Ward said that he believed the governor "had the background" for his new role, but that "he hasn't embraced diversity" consistently in Kansas. He described it as a state-level experiment that would demonstrate the benefits of tax-cutting theory that dates back to Ronald ...

Global Man United boss Mourinho wants two more signings
Author: 0 Man United boss Mourinho wants two more signings

Barca began to control proceedings as the half wore on - De Gea kept busy by Neymar , Messi and Suarez , firstly denying the latter. "I think it's just muscle tiredness". United's flawless pre-season came to an end on Wednesday, beaten by a first-half strike from Neymar in Landover, Maryland. I think when it looked so fast it is because you love it so much.

Author: 0 LGBT soldiers are going after ISIS in Syria

Pretty courageous, right? We think so too! After three years of men being thrown off buildings and beheaded after accused of being gay, a sub-group has founded that has one goal: "Faggots kill fascists". Now there is a new unit for the militant group to be scared of. Daesh made Raqqa, located in the north of Syria , its capital in the country. And while it is unclear how large TQILA's numbers are, the new battalion could give the victims of extremists the liberation they badly need.

Global Congressman Scalise discharged from hospital, begins rehab
Author: 0 Congressman Scalise discharged from hospital, begins rehab

Scalise's trauma surgeon, Dr. Jack Sava, told reporters last month that Scalise had arrived at the hospital in shock, with intense internal bleeding and "an imminent risk of death". Capitol Police Officer David Bailey and GOP Rep. Roger Williams of Texas sustained injuries on the scene but not from gunfire. Police killed the gunman, James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., in a shootout.

Global US Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote
Author: 0 US Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote

The news that McCain would return to Washington came after a day in which President Trump took to publicly calling out Republicans in Congress for failing to achieve the rollback of the Affordable Care Act - something that both he and the GOP congressional majority have promised to do.

Author: 0 Israeli PM Netanyahu wants to shut down Al-Jazeera's Jerusalem office

Al Jazeera "denounces such arbitrary accusations and hostile statements", a press release from the network said. "The Al Jazeera network won't stop stoking violence over the Mount". Following global pressure, Israel's security cabinet made a decision to remove the metal detectors but said a new surveillance system using "smart checks" based on advanced technology would be put in place.

Author: 0 Kremlin warns against 'harmful' new U.S. sanctions on Russian Federation

USA lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to impose new sanctions against Russian Federation - and curb Donald Trump's ability to waive the penalties. He said he planned to talk to both Corker and Sen. The bill has yet to be approved by the US Senate and signed by President Donald Trump to become law.

Global Buhari Receives Seven Governors In London
Author: 0 Buhari Receives Seven Governors In London

Buhari is seen below exchanging pleasantries with Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari , Udom Emmanuel , Akwa Ibom, Dave Umahi , Ebonyi, Kashim Shettima , Borno, Abiola Ajimobi , Oyo, Samuel Ortom , Benue and Umar Ganduje of Kano state.

Author: 0 Palestinians Demand Total End to Israeli Imposition in al-Aqsa

The Palestinian government froze coordination with Israel , including on security matters, in protest against the moves at the Haram al-Sharif compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount. A Waqf spokesman said it was awaiting a decision of a technical committee but was demanding the situation revert to the way it was before the metal detectors were installed.

Global Cullerton: Illinois school-funding bill likely headed to Rauner next week
Author: 0 Cullerton: Illinois school-funding bill likely headed to Rauner next week

We don't want to lose it because, if we lose it, we really jeopardize schools opening in the fall". I remain focused to adopt a fair approach so that all our school districts get the critical resources they need to educate our children. Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) spearheaded an effort to overhaul the plan, promising equity in funding and adequacy in educational outcomes. Rauner wants to move some money that's been targeted for Chicago Public Schools and redistribute it downstate.

Global 'Dancing with the Stars' Courting Sean Spicer
Author: 0 'Dancing with the Stars' Courting Sean Spicer

Trump's former White House Secretary was seen in Manhattan on Friday where he reportedly met with four head honchos from four different networks last week. If Spicer does sign up to appear on Dancing with the Stars , he won't be the first Trump official to do so. Energy Secretary Rick Perry starred on the dance reality show previous year after losing out in the GOP primary.

Global Israel to remove metal detectors at Al-Aqsa compound
Author: 0 Israel to remove metal detectors at Al-Aqsa compound

As news of Israeli vehicles arriving at Lions Gate filtered through, scores of Palestinians gathered at the site, past midnight, where they faced off with border guard officers preventing anyone from approaching the building area. The installation of the metal detectors set off widespread protests and deadly Israeli-Palestinian violence in the past week. Jordan initially said the guard could not leave without an investigation, but then allowed him and the rest of the embassy staff to leave ...

Global Amit Shah to enter RS via Gujarat
Author: 0 Amit Shah to enter RS via Gujarat

Shah, now a legislator in Gujarat, will be making his debut in Parliament once he is elected, given the numbers the ruling BJP enjoys in the state assembly. The seat fall vacant due to demise of Union Minister Anil Madhav Dave. As per PTI, Irani, whose term ends on August 18, is already an MP from the Gujarat.

Global Lawyer: Teen 'broken apart' over sister's death
Author: 0 Lawyer: Teen 'broken apart' over sister's death

Obdulia faces a maximum sentence of 13 years and eight months in prison if convicted on all charges, authorities say. She remained in custody Monday in Merced County on suspicion of drunken driving and manslaughter, according to booking records.

Global Signs of Zika seen in the Rio Grande Valley
Author: 0 Signs of Zika seen in the Rio Grande Valley

The patient had not recently traveled to an area with local Zika transmissions and did not have any other risk factors for the virus, such as having had sex with an individual who had traveled to an outbreak zone. If correct, it would be the first known instance of local mosquito transmission within the continental United States this year. All pregnant women should consult with their physicians to be tested for Zika even if they have no symptoms.

Global Reporters Grill Huckabee Sanders Over Transgender Military Ban: Betrayal of LGBT Community?
Author: 0 Reporters Grill Huckabee Sanders Over Transgender Military Ban: Betrayal of LGBT Community?

Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that the Department of Defense and the White House will work together to implement Trump's plans. So much so that he had a Trump-themed birthday party, complete with a MAGA hat cake. Another active-duty transgender soldier, Army Capt. Jennifer Peace, said she was concerned how a possible ban would affect her, her family and other transgender service members.

Global Dramatic Scenes As 'Cocaine Cassie' Arrives At Colombian Court
Author: 0 Dramatic Scenes As 'Cocaine Cassie' Arrives At Colombian Court

It also creates another problem for Sainsbury: the deal was bartered on the basis that she provide the identities of people involved in the drug ring, however she told the court she did not know who had threatened her. Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said the case served as another warning for travellers overseas. "At the moment Australia isn't in a position to try and negotiate a return for Cassie to serve her sentence in an Australia jail".

Global U.S. fires warning shots at fast-approaching IRGC patrol boat in Gulf
Author: 0 U.S. fires warning shots at fast-approaching IRGC patrol boat in Gulf

The Thunderbolt was taking part in an exercise with American and other coalition vessels in worldwide waters when the Iranian patrol boat approached it, 5th Fleet spokesman Lt. USA defense officials said that the unidentified IRGCN vessel approached the USS Thunderbolt at a high rate of speed, risking collision. In January, the USS Mahan destroyer fired warning shots at four Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessels that approached at high speed in the Strait of Hormuz.

Global Russian Officials Warn New US Sanctions Put Them in 'Uncharted Waters'
Author: 0 Russian Officials Warn New US Sanctions Put Them in 'Uncharted Waters'

Indeed, that was the initial point of the bill, Democrats wanted to prevent Trump from removing any sanctions. The White House said the President had not yet decided whether he would sign the measure. That is the question that has been reported and commentated on by every news organization under the sun since Trump won the election last November. The intense focus on Russian Federation, involving several congressional probes and a separate investigation by Justice ...

Global Rihanna visits French President to discuss education initiatives
Author: 0 Rihanna visits French President to discuss education initiatives

Rihanna is the founder of the Clara Lionel Foundation campaigning for education rights in impoverished communities worldwide. The NGO promotes scholarship projects around the world and was founded by the Bajan singer in 2012. "I never had many conversations quite like that, a president very open to finding new, innovative ways to solve the problems affecting the world's poor", Bono told reporters after the meeting at the French presidential palace.

Global No entry to Jerusalem holy site before inspection: Muslim official
Author: 0 No entry to Jerusalem holy site before inspection: Muslim official

The diplomatic crisis with Jordan over the embassy shooting lent more urgency to finding a solution. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet voted to remove the metal detector gates after a meeting that lasted several hours. Instead of issuing "a carefully worded statement asking for calm", he said the Security Council should demand that Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas stop the violence, "his tacit support for terror" and " Palestinian lies" — and "make him do so immediately ...

Global Twin boys, age 3, drown in backyard pool on Long Island
Author: 0 Twin boys, age 3, drown in backyard pool on Long Island

Sue started administering CPR and called 911, reporting that Anthony still missing. Officers responded to find the second child in the pool. The twins were rushed to Plainview Hospital in critical condition before they died at different times.

Global Rex Tillerson has no plans to step down, official says
Author: 0 Rex Tillerson has no plans to step down, official says

CNN reported that Mr Tillerson planned to leave by the end of the year, which State Department spokesman Heather Nauert flatly denied . "He recognizes that. Tillerson, the sources said, viewed Trump's comments as unprofessional. Speculation about Tillerson's status was further fuelled after the State Department said Tuesday he had taken time off.

Global Saakashvili sends tearful message to Ukrainian president after losing citizenship
Author: 0 Saakashvili sends tearful message to Ukrainian president after losing citizenship

Poroshenko's administration sent AFP a statement on Thursday confirming the president had signed a decree revoking Saakashvili's citizenship, saying this was for "giving incorrect information when he submitted his application". According to the online newspaper, citizenship was withdrawn due to unreliable information provided by Saakashvili when he applied for citizenship of Ukraine.

Global Village council orders revenge rape of teenage girl
Author: 0 Village council orders revenge rape of teenage girl

Officers are searching for the remaining members who fled after arrest warrants were issued. Pakistan's Dawn newspaper reported that the 16-year-old girl was forced to appear before the group and raped in front of them and her parents. Last year, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan documented at least 2,446 cases of violence against women in the country, including 958 rapes and 158 cases of attacks where victims were either set on fire or attacked with acid.

Global President Trump expected to address Foxconn & Wisconsin on Wednesday
Author: 0 President Trump expected to address Foxconn & Wisconsin on Wednesday

Besides Wisconsin, the company has been looking at Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and Texas for the location of the new $7 billion facility. "If you think about Dane County specifically it's not only the University of Wisconsin-Madison and all the research that takes place there which really spans the entire spectrum of what a company such as Foxconn might look for but there are significant private companies in Dane County that may also be a fit", Still said.

Global France questions legality of new United States bans on Iran, Russia, N Korea
Author: 0 France questions legality of new United States bans on Iran, Russia, N Korea

I have not relied on Russian funds to finance my business activities in the private sector", he said. But most White House watchers believe Trump will reluctantly sign off on the new sanctions, given deep support for them among US lawmakers, including fellow Republicans, and his desire to avoid being accused of being soft on Moscow .

Global No More Gasoline, Diesel Cars in UK After 2040
Author: 0 No More Gasoline, Diesel Cars in UK After 2040

According to a statement from a Department of Finance Representative in May 2017, a Low Emission Vehicles (LEV) taskforce has been set up to encourage the uptake of electric vehicles in Ireland which has been "low", despite the savings available.

Global Transgender Individuals Will Not Serve in the Military in 'Any Capacity'
Author: 0 Transgender Individuals Will Not Serve in the Military in 'Any Capacity'

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham told NBC News he wanted generals to explain the decision. President Truman knew then what our current President is incapable of understanding today: "the strength of our military is not found in labels like race, religion, creed, sex, or gender identity, but rather in the bravery and honor exhibited by those that choose to serve our nation".

Global JP Duminy Returns Home Ahead of Third Test Against England
Author: 0 JP Duminy Returns Home Ahead of Third Test Against England

We know as a batting unit that we need to do it, and if someone gets an opportunity to score runs, they just need to be hungry - that's all I can ask for. Rabada will be back at The Oval, probably in place of Duanne Olivier. Cooler conditions are expected throughout the game with rain forecast for the first and fourth days, but the spell of warm weather means the pitch may still offer some turn.

Global New Jersey Raises Smoking Age To 21 Years Old
Author: 0 New Jersey Raises Smoking Age To 21 Years Old

Schools would be blocked from requiring transgender students from using bathrooms that conflict with their gender identitities and at a minimum would have to find "reasonable alternative arrangements". Medical doctor and New Jersey Assemblyman Herb Conaway, from Burlington County is a co-sponsor of the legislation. The civil rights group Garden State Equality applauded the Republican governor for signing the measure saying that Christie took a stand for LGBT youth.

Global Trump bans transgender people from U.S. military - blames 'costs and disruption'
Author: 0 Trump bans transgender people from U.S. military - blames 'costs and disruption'

The Defense Department on Wednesday referred all questions about Trump's decision to the White House. Now that it was safe to do so, transgender troops had begun to come out and serve openly as the gender with which they identify. Given all this, it's hard to believe Trump's decision is motivated by "medical costs", as the US military arguably has more than enough money to deal with essentially any issue.

Global World North Korea Threatens To Order Nuclear Strike On US
Author: 0 World North Korea Threatens To Order Nuclear Strike On US

The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that over the past week intelligence has spotted equipment, possibly for launching an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) or an intermediate-range missile, moving into a site in the western city of Kusong.

Global Alligator euthanized after man bathing in Fla. pond bitten
Author: 0 Alligator euthanized after man bathing in Fla. pond bitten

Authorities say Iman is homeless and was taking a bath in the pond when he was bitten . "It looks like his, his trousers are torn", the employee said during the 911 call, Fox News reported . FWC removed the alligator from the pond. Iman was flown by helicopter to Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, where he was listed in fair condition, according to NBC2.

Global Videos suggest Russian government may be arming Taliban
Author: 0 Videos suggest Russian government may be arming Taliban

One splinter group of Taliban near the western region of Herat claimed to have obtained Russian guns after defeating a mainstream rival group. The U.S. The bombshell footage shows fighters proudly showing off the guns while fighting in Afghanistan. CNN acknowledges that weapons experts from the Small Arms Survey determined that there was little evidence in the obtained footage to directly link the military equipment to Russian Federation.

Global Israel Removes Metal Detectors From Around al-Aqsa Mosque
Author: 0 Israel Removes Metal Detectors From Around al-Aqsa Mosque

The 37-acre esplanade, known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount , has been a lightning rod for rival religious and national narratives of the two sides. Arab League chief Ahmed Abul Gheit has accused Israel of "playing with fire" with the new security measures, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called them an insult to the Muslim world.

Global Newspaper: Rhino poaching dips slightly in South Africa
Author: 0 Newspaper: Rhino poaching dips slightly in South Africa

Speaking during a media briefing on Monday to provide an update on the latest rhino poaching statistics, Molewa said the commercial global trade in rhino horn remains strictly prohibited in terms of the Convention on the worldwide Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

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