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Global Trump donates quarterly salary to Education Department
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White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Trump chose to give the department $100,000. "The President has truly shown his commitment to our nation's students and to reforming education in America so that every child, no matter their ZIP code, has access to a high quality education".

Global Donald Trump Jr. adds Washington lawyer to legal team
Author: 0 Donald Trump Jr. adds Washington lawyer to legal team

Green's effort, though, follows The Washington Post reporting last week that Trump has asked legal advisers about the power to pardon himself and associates, in an apparent effort to undercut special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into whether anybody with his 2016 campaign colluded with the Kremlin.

Global Manhunt suspect has McDowell background
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McDowell County sheriff's spokeswoman Richelle Bailey says 39-year-old Phillip Michael Stroupe II was arrested about 1:30 a.m. Thursday following a chase on USA 70 west of Marion in the Pisgah National Forest. He had pleaded guilty to several armed robberies and the false imprisonment of his girlfriend and her friend in 1999 and had been in prison ever since.

Author: 0 Trump insiders face congressional investigators as president mulls pardons

Trump has been dogged by allegations that his campaign aides worked with Russian Federation, which US intelligence agencies have accused of interfering in last year's election. But Mr Nixon did not pursue self-pardon after a lawyer in the Office of Legal Counsel advised against it. Mary Lawton, the acting assistant attorney-general, did not equivocate in her 1974 memo: "Under the fundamental rule that no one may be a judge in his own case, the president can not pardon himself ".

Global Undocumented immigrant activists arrested fighting attempts to repeal DACA
Author: 0 Undocumented immigrant activists arrested fighting attempts to repeal DACA

Fifteen people were arrested , including four who have deportation deferrals under DACA, organizers said. "All the DACA beneficiaries are very aware of the risks of this action". Under the new rules, cities must give 48-hours notice before releasing a detained undocumented immigrant wanted by federal immigration authorities and give the authorities access to jails in order to receive grant funds.

Global Nicholas Hoult May Be Playing JRR Tolkien In New Biopic
Author: 0 Nicholas Hoult May Be Playing JRR Tolkien In New Biopic

It's also worth pointing out that if he signs on the dotted line here, this will be the second major literary figure Hoult will have played in his career so far (he plays The Catcher in the Rye author J.D. But where did Tolkien get the idea for Orcs, Isengard, the War of the Ring, Mordor, the Shire and all of Middle-Earth? "This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the "fellowship" apart", culminating in the themes and relationships that Tolkien would later ...

Global Human trafficking: 8 found dead inside truck
Author: 0 Human trafficking: 8 found dead inside truck

Attorney Richard Durbin Jr. of the Western District of Texas said in a statement . "So these people were in this trailer without any signs of any type of water", he said . "We're looking at a human trafficking crime this evening", McManus said. Fire Chief Charles Hood said "a lot" of the passengers were likely to have irreversible brain damage from the heat exposure.

Global American Muslims growing more liberal, survey shows
Author: 0 American Muslims growing more liberal, survey shows

Indeed, almost two-thirds of Muslim Americans say they are dissatisfied with the way things are going in the United States today. Seventy-four percent of those surveyed believe that Trump is unfriendly to Muslims, compared to the 64 percent of those surveyed in 2011, who believed Obama was overwhelmingly friendly towards Muslims.

Global Odisha formally renames Wheeler Island after APJ Abdul Kalam
Author: 0 Odisha formally renames Wheeler Island after APJ Abdul Kalam

Kalam on the occasion of his second death anniversary in this island town, Modi said the memorial of Dr Kalam showcases his life and times in a remarkable manner. Her soul will continue to shower blessings.... The inaugural special, train no. 06793 will leave Rameswaram at 12.30 pm on Thursday, Chennai Egmore at 3.20 am on July 28 and reach Faizabad at 11 pm on July 29.

Global Muslim Leaders Tell Faithful to Return to Jerusalem Shrine
Author: 0 Muslim Leaders Tell Faithful to Return to Jerusalem Shrine

Palestine TV showed thousands of Palestinians celebrating in the streets early Thursday. Jordan said today Israel's removal of security measures installed on a Muslim holy site in Jerusalem would pave the way to calm the situation in Palestinian territories and defuse tensions.

Global Israeli media: Cameras may secure holy site
Author: 0 Israeli media: Cameras may secure holy site

Metal detectors outside the entrance to the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem. The 37-acre (15-hectare) holy site in Jerusalem's Old City sits on the fault line of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and has triggered major confrontations in the past.

Global United Nations says Jerusalem crisis must end as Trump sends envoy
Author: 0 United Nations says Jerusalem crisis must end as Trump sends envoy

He also highlighted the importance of agreeing on the measures in the future to prevent the recurrence of such escalations and to ensure respect for the historical and legal situation in the holy site, the statement said. Nickolay Mladenov, United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, speaks to reporters about the situation in Israel outside Security Council chambers, Monday, July 24, 2017 at United Nations headquarters.

Global Wellington Management Group LLP Reduces Position in Rice Midstream Partners LP (RMP)
Author: 0 Wellington Management Group LLP Reduces Position in Rice Midstream Partners LP (RMP)

The stock of EnPro Industries, Inc. On Wednesday, July 13 the stock rating was initiated by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy". See EnPro Industries, Inc. The Earnings to Price yield of CONE Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:CNNX) is 0.077926. Analysts await Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) to report earnings on July, 27 before the open. It has outperformed by 86.57% the S&P500. Acropolis Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in Magellan Midstream Partners L.P.

Global Cate Blanchett loves playing Marvel's first female on screen villain
Author: 0 Cate Blanchett loves playing Marvel's first female on screen villain

Fans attending the Marvel Studios panel at San Diego's Comic-Con International got their first look at just how fierce the Asgardian could be when she delivers a familiar captured Thunder God to the Grandmaster in a preview of " Thor: Ragnarok ", and Thompson couldn't have been more pleased with the emotional response.

Global Goldman Sachs Upgrades Rating On Biogen Inc. (BIIB)
Author: 0 Goldman Sachs Upgrades Rating On Biogen Inc. (BIIB)

On July 26 the stock rating was upgraded from "Neutral" to "Buy" in an announcement from Goldman Sachs . Robert W. Baird downgraded it to "Neutral" rating and $316 target in Monday, July 27 report. In other Biogen news, Director Alexander J. Denner bought 73,858 shares of Biogen stock in a transaction on Thursday, April 27th. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 13,816 shares of company stock valued at $3,931,380.

Global Idea Q1 net loss doubles at Rs 815 cr
Author: 0 Idea Q1 net loss doubles at Rs 815 cr

Reliance Jio has incumbents such as Airtel , Vodafone , Idea and BSNL anxious with its unpredictable moves. We can say that all the companies are stunned by the new announcement of Reliance Jio on last Friday. It's all history now, as Jio has made 4G data as low as Rs. 10 per GB. Following this, the established players, Airtel and Idea, moved the tribunal against the TRAI order that allowed the Mukesh Ambani-led telecom company to provide free services beyond the stipulated 90-day period.

Global Iran Claims it Successfully Launched Satellite-carrying Rocket
Author: 0 Iran Claims it Successfully Launched Satellite-carrying Rocket

The state media report did not elaborate on the rocket's payload. The 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and several world powers allows the nation to carry out such tests, but the USA has previously criticized the Islamic Republic for its Uranium enrichment program, saying it violates the agreement.

Global McCain Back at Work 10 Days after Brain Surgery
Author: 0 McCain Back at Work 10 Days after Brain Surgery

McCain, a former Navy officer and pilot who spent five and a half years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, then called his time in the Senate the most important job he's had in his life. The vote allowed leaders to get on a House-passed bill and begin sifting through options for their own version in a free-wheeling debate that will feature numerous amendments and stretch through the week.

Global UK Government commissions Brexit impact report
Author: 0 UK Government commissions Brexit impact report

The British media reported that the final outcome of the report is not expected until September 2018, seven months before the end of the two-year negotiating period with the EU. Media reports have highlighted divisions in the government, with some moderates indicating that free movement of people could continue during a transition period of up to four years even after Brexit .

Global State Department cautions U.S. tourists in Mexico about 'tainted' alcohol
Author: 0 State Department cautions U.S. tourists in Mexico about 'tainted' alcohol

The new advisory, posted Wednesday on the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs website for Mexico, comes after reports of alcohol-related horror stories involving tourists visiting the country have mounted. The warning was issued due to reports of travelers becoming extremely ill or blacking out after the consumption of alcohol in Mexican resorts. "They said I was vomiting all over the place and they had to call the hotel doctor", said Daley.

Global Forecast: Cooler, drier air moves in; decent chance of rain by Wednesday
Author: 0 Forecast: Cooler, drier air moves in; decent chance of rain by Wednesday

Sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 99. Northeast wind around 5 miles per hour. Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 p.m. South wind 7 to 13 miles per hour. The area is in for another toasty day Wednesday , forecasts show. Monday night - Partly cloudy, with a low about 64.

Global International Monetary Fund slashes United States growth forecasts for '17, '18
Author: 0 International Monetary Fund slashes United States growth forecasts for '17, '18

The IMF stated that elevated political uncertainty and weak consumer and business confidence possess difficulty for South Africa whose growth forecast was marked down for 2018. The U.S. economy is expected to grow 2.1 percent, down from the 2.3 percent expected in April when hopes were higher for tax cuts. While the multilateral agency has retained India's growth estimate as provided in the World Economic Outlook (WEO) in April, in the case of China, the forecast has been marginally raised ...

Author: 0 Scaramucci Promises to End White House Leaks

Wednesday morning on "Fox & Friends ", Scaramucci vowed to crack down on leaks from within the White House. The communications director started by saying he wanted to "reset at zero" and that "the president also told me, if you're nice to me in this segment, he'll let me come back on the show".

Global Solar eclipse to provide learning opportunity, viewing event for Alton students
Author: 0 Solar eclipse to provide learning opportunity, viewing event for Alton students

The library is hosting a "Prepare for the Solar Eclipse " event 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug 19. Almost 100 years ago, the total solar eclipse of 1918 also swept across the us from west to east-but it visited the Bahamas as well. You could always make your own solar eclipse viewing glasses . What? You could fly to London or Paris for that price! They'll also get spectacular views of Mercury - a planet typically too close to the sun to observe accurately since it's often hidden in daylight.

Global ME police arrest one-armed, machete-wielding clown
Author: 0 ME police arrest one-armed, machete-wielding clown

Anxious residents began calling 911 at around 18:00 local time (22:00 GMT) on Tuesday. Police said Berry was first spotted in Hollis but then fled into the woods. Maine State Police arrested 31-year-old Corey Berry and charged him with criminal threatening. The sinister craze began in SC, with reports that men dressed as clowns were trying to coax children into the woods with money.

Global Upcoming Sales Tax Holiday
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While sales taxes are somewhat regressive, this does not make sales tax holidays an effective tool for providing relief to low-income individuals. It is not often when the combination of government and taxes results in good news. That grew to 19 states with the special exemptions in 2010, but there are only 16 now, according to the Tax Foundation . Sales tax holidays were first introduced by states in 1980.

Global Scaramucci Calls Trump the 'Most Media Savvy Person of Our Times'
Author: 0 Scaramucci Calls Trump the 'Most Media Savvy Person of Our Times'

Mr. Scaramucci declined to say whether he believed Mr. Asked about reports of his impending ouster on Tuesday morning, Short told Politico , "I have not been informed of any decision". "It sure looks like by getting rid of Short today , he's starting to pick off Reince's guys", said one GOP operative close to the White House.

Global Another jolt to Congress in Gujarat; Assy Chief Whip, MLA resign
Author: 0 Another jolt to Congress in Gujarat; Assy Chief Whip, MLA resign

Veteran politician and former CM Shankersinh Vaghela on Wednesday warned state Congress in-charge Ashok Gehlot and asked him to retract his statements.Vaghela called a press conference in Gandhinagar where he charged Gehlot with trying to create a split between him and senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel .

Global United States fair to open without rides after death
Author: 0 United States fair to open without rides after death

He has ordered all rides and attractions at the fair to be shut down until inspections have taken place. The Columbus Fire Division said the victims were thrown from the Fire Ball ride Wednesday night, reported the Columbus Dispatch .

Global Trump praises Senate health care vote at OH rally
Author: 0 Trump praises Senate health care vote at OH rally

John McNally, the Democratic mayor of Youngstown , said he expects Trump to be well-received when he gets to the city. Joked journalist Rod Dreher, "Trump says it's "real easy" for him to be more presidential than any previous president, except Lincoln".

Global Plane crashes into highway, killing 4 in US
Author: 0 Plane crashes into highway, killing 4 in US

The crash about 55km north of Salt Lake City shut down parts of the road and led to massive traffic jams, said Sergeant Todd Royce, a Utah Highway Patrol spokesman, according to Reuters. Read: Riverside Plane Crash Cause? The crash closed most lanes of Interstate 15 in Riverdale, about 35 miles north of Salt Lake City . The plane had departed from Ogden-Hinckley Airport on Runway 17 and crashed about a half a mile away from the airport, according to Allen Kenitzer, public information ...

Global The Dangers of the Senate Health Care Vote
Author: 0 The Dangers of the Senate Health Care Vote

During the procedural vote on the Senate floor, 50 Republicans voted yes and two GOP senators - Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska - voted no, along with the Senate's 48 Democrats. Health is measured in more than dollars and policies and test results. Nationally, as we all know, the BCRA could leave 22 million more Americans without insurance.

Global Jordan welcomes Israel's shrine decision
Author: 0 Jordan welcomes Israel's shrine decision

Israel has regularly accused Al-Jazeera of bias in its coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. According to Ma'an , the protests over the security measures reflect the "latest instance of Israeli authorities using Israeli-Palestinian violence as a means of furthering control over important sites in the occupied Palestinian territory and normalizing repressive measures against Palestinians".

Global Wallabies captain Moore set to retire from worldwide rugby
Author: 0 Wallabies captain Moore set to retire from worldwide rugby

Moore, the 10th most capped worldwide player of all time, plans to play one more season of Super Rugby with the Queensland Reds before retiring from the sport. Moore broke the news to Wallabies coach Michael Cheika on Sunday and his teammates only on Wednesday, after months of debating it in his mind, but said wife, Courtney, was the only one who really pushed back.

Author: 0 Palestinians Cheer Israel's Removal Of Security Measures At Historic Mosque

The installation of the new security measures sparked angry protests from Palestinians who feared Israel would encroach further into the long-standing agreements governing control of Al-Aqsa, the third holiest site in Islam. Israel installed the metal detectors following a July 14 attack at the site which left two Israeli policemen dead. "I have heard of Israel's decision to remove the metal detectors, and I hope the rest will follow", Erdogan told parliamentarians from his AK Party.

Global Migrant quota challenge should be dismissed by Luxembourg court
Author: 0 Migrant quota challenge should be dismissed by Luxembourg court

According to the Commission, Poland and Hungary haven't taken in any refugees since September 2015, when European Union member states pledged to relocate a total of 160,000 migrants from Greece and Italy within two years. Last month the European Commission launched legal proceedings against Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic for failing to take in their share of refugees under the scheme.

Global Social media reacts to Bieber's vehicle crash
Author: 0 Social media reacts to Bieber's vehicle crash

Bieber stayed by the man's side until police and paramedics arrived. Footage of the aftermath shows Bieber outside of his vehicle and standing near the victim, who is alert and talking to other photographers. Global portal TMZ reports that the church leader has a strong influence on the Canadian singer, with a source reporting, "The church didn't tell Justin to cancel the tour".

Global Amazon hiring 50K across USA, including in NJ
Author: 0 Amazon hiring 50K across USA, including in NJ

Amazon has dubbed its hiring event "Amazon Jobs Day" and said it will make thousands of "on-the-spot" offers to candidates who apply during the fair. To bolster its talent search, Amazon is hosting a multi-state job fair on August 2. Amazon is going on a hiring spree. Amazon previously said it would add 900 workers in Boston and 1,600 in MI. Amazon Prime members typically get freely-shipped products within two-days of when they're purchased, though sometimes products are delivered within one ...

Global Woman Killed Aboard Cruise Ship Under Suspicious Circumstances
Author: 0 Woman Killed Aboard Cruise Ship Under Suspicious Circumstances

According to a statement by Princess Cruises , the woman was involved in a domestic dispute that occurred about 9 p.m. Tuesday. Few details about the case were released Wednesday, as investigators went to work. "He was very worked up, he said, "Everyone, we need all medical, security, all personnel to deck 9 and deck 14"; and that scared me because I'm on deck 14", said Megan Morr, a passenger on the Emerald Princess .

Global This is how the NSA would resolve the Doklam standoff
Author: 0 This is how the NSA would resolve the Doklam standoff

Lu would not be drawn on whether the border issue would be discussed at the meeting, hosted by China's top diplomat, State Councillor Yang Jiechi , meant to discuss multilateral issues. The border row between the two countries was triggered in June when the Indian Army stopped a road construction by Chinese troops in Doklam. India is likely to agree for a troop withdrawal only if its men are replaced by the Bhutanese forces.

Global Senate Judiciary Chair Warns Trump: No More Attorney Generals this Year
Author: 0 Senate Judiciary Chair Warns Trump: No More Attorney Generals this Year

Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey and made clear his dissatisfaction with special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe. And White House aides remained largely silent on the intrigue as the incoming press chief threatened to throw any staffer caught leaking "out on Pennsylvania Avenue".

Global Both Govt, Opposition In Venezuela Prepare For Controversial Elections
Author: 0 Both Govt, Opposition In Venezuela Prepare For Controversial Elections

Maduro said on Wednesday. The opposition has boycotted the election and says convening the planned 545-seat Constituent Assembly would institutionalize autocracy in the country. They see their potential assets and bank accounts frozen in the United States and they can no longer trade with Americans. And at times, those security forces have used deadly force.

Global Donald Trump calls reporter very rude for posing question on transgender ban
Author: 0 Donald Trump calls reporter very rude for posing question on transgender ban

The Pentagon couldn't offer details. President Donald Trump went onto Twitter Wednesday morning to announce transgender people would be barred from serving in the military. The local LGBTQ community outraged over an issue they say is a basic equal human right. At the time , Mattis said that the delay "in no way presupposes an outcome", but he had determined that more time was needed to make a decision based on conversations with generals and other senior defence officials.

Global Man Who Escaped Rikers Never Got Off the Island
Author: 0 Man Who Escaped Rikers Never Got Off the Island

Hill went missing sometime Wednesday and the island was put on lockdown as Port Authority Police Department officers canvassed near LaGuardia Airport as they searched for him, according to the sources. Kross Center - which houses male offenders and also serves as a mental health ward. 'Rikers Island facilities have been placed on lock-down and we are talking to anyone who may be involved'.

Global Israel removes metal detectors at holy site
Author: 0 Israel removes metal detectors at holy site

Israel said it would use other means of monitoring who entered the Temple Mount to prevent weapons smuggling, but Palestinians immediately announced they would not accept any additional security measures. "The metal detectors , the cameras, the barriers, the scaffolding - everything that was added has now been taken down". Muslims refer to the al-Aqsa compound as the Noble Sanctuary and it is the third holiest site in Islam.

Global Clinton to cover loss in election memoir
Author: 0 Clinton to cover loss in election memoir

Honestly, this all sounds fantastic, but I wouldn't blame her if the whole thing was just 200 pages of "did he really just say that?" The ally hopes for this book to be a, "bombshell". To Trump supporters: Believe it or not, there are those of us whose primary motive is not taking the Trump administration down but who nevertheless feel it is essential to our nation that the no-holds-barred investigation continue wherever it leads and without distraction, interference or prejudgment.

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