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Global Senate reaches deal on Russia sanctions
Author: 0 Senate reaches deal on Russia sanctions

Late on Monday, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Mr Trump was still studying the bill and considering whether he would support it. The package includes sanctions that passed the House in May to choke off money flows to North Korea's missile and nuclear programs.

Global Japan defense chief to quit over document cover-up
Author: 0 Japan defense chief to quit over document cover-up

In the alleged cover-up, media reports said defense officials tried to hide logs containing references to worsening safety in the area where Japanese peacekeeping troops were repairing roads. A defense ministry spokesman declined to comment. The logs described particularly tense situations in the fledgling African country and their disclosure a year ago could have adversely affected the government's push to continue the troop deployment and assign new, and possibly riskier, security ...

Global The Entire Swedish Government Is Reportedly Considering Immediate Resignation
Author: 0 The Entire Swedish Government Is Reportedly Considering Immediate Resignation

The security breach occurred in March 2015, when the Swedish Transport Agency outsourced the handling of its IT system to IBM, whose staff in Eastern Europe oversaw the operation. Lofven said that Anders Ygeman, home affairs minister, and Anna Johansson, infrastructure minister, quit because of opposition criticism while Gabriel Wikstrom, the health minister, stepped down for private reasons.

Global ICE arrests man in Forest
Author: 0 ICE arrests man in Forest

About 70 percent of the people arrested had criminal histories, including prior convictions for sex crimes, drug offenses, and fraud. 15 have pending criminal charges including assault, larceny and sexual exploitation of a minor. "Of those arrested during this operation, nine were released from NY custody with an active detainer, which poses an increased risk to the officers and the community".

Author: 0 Lewandowski: 'The President Has a Legal Authority to Fire Robert Mueller'

Congressional Democrats announced Saturday that a bipartisan group of House and Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on a sweeping Russian Federation sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria.

Global Melania Trump Is Going on Her First Solo Trip Abroad
Author: 0 Melania Trump Is Going on Her First Solo Trip Abroad

Mrs Trump said she has been "heartened by the great success" of the Games. The games, which were founded in 2014 by Prince Harry , have hundreds of wounded servicemen and women from 17 countries compete in sports like wheelchair basketball, sitting volleyball, and even powerlifting.

Global Trump continues crusade against Sessions with a fresh line of attack
Author: 0 Trump continues crusade against Sessions with a fresh line of attack

In the interview , Sessions reached back to Trump's campaign slogan to praise the president as a "strong leader". "But to take this former Senator, who was the first to support you, who was loyal to you and to treat him this way, I think, is terribly wrong, terribly wrong", Levin continued later.

Global Jerusalem crisis could have 'catastrophic costs — United Nations envoy
Author: 0 Jerusalem crisis could have 'catastrophic costs — United Nations envoy

Considered the third holiest site in Islam, it is the most sacred for Jews. They have refused to enter the compound in protest and have prayed in the streets outside. "We reject the metal detectors". A senior cleric says Muslims should stay away from a major Jerusalem shrine, pending a review of the new Israeli security arrangements there.

Author: 0 Jerusalem's Muslims return to pray at al-Aqsa amid clashes

Israel closed the Muslim holy compound o July 14, following an attack outside its gates that left two Israeli policemen dead in addition to three alleged Palestinian attackers from Umm Fahem, a town inside Israel. Police are in and around different areas in the Old City. Ikrema Sabri says Wednesday that even after Israel removed metal detectors more steps were required.

Global Another round of thunderstorms possible
Author: 0 Another round of thunderstorms possible

After a attractive start to the week, rain showers returned in parts of Mid-Michigan yesterday, bringing some much needed rainfall to parts of the area. The front will linger a bit on Saturday so a shower or thundershower will be possible, but humidity levels will start to drop. Right now, it remains dry with high pressure keeping our weather quiet Monday through midweek.

Global State's highest court says traffic cameras do not have to be manned
Author: 0 State's highest court says traffic cameras do not have to be manned

The mayor said he wouldn't necessarily rule out adopting unmanned cameras, however, if city council were to vote in favor of them. Akron created the speed camera system after a 10-year-old student died in a hit-and-run accident in 2005. In Linndale, Police Chief Tim Franczak said he hopes the new ruling will help free up officers for other police work in his town. That leaves two remaining traffic-camera related cases in the court system.

Global Trump approval rating in Arkansas at 50 percent
Author: 0 Trump approval rating in Arkansas at 50 percent

In 17 other states, Trump's approval rating for the year so far is below 40 percent. The poll also revealed that 51% of those polled are dissatisfied with the way Trump is doing his job. For instance, in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arizona, Michigan, North Carolina and Florida - all of which broke for Trump and helped deliver him the presidency - the president's job approval ranged from 7 to 11 percentage points less than his disapproval.

Author: 0 North Korea Missiles Strike Fear in United Kingdom and Australia, Two US Allies

Earlier this month Pyongyang announced it had completed its first successful test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, one expert said could travel far enough to reach the westernmost USA states of Alaska or Hawaii. but there are concerns escalating tensions with Washington may play down Seoul's efforts to improve inter-Korean relations. North Korea has made no secret of its plans to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the United States and has ignored worldwide ...

Global Anthony Scaramucci blames White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus for leaks
Author: 0 Anthony Scaramucci blames White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus for leaks

He later deleted the tweet. Anthony Scaramucci, Trump's new communications director, on Thursday backed away from what appeared to be a suggestion that the FBI investigate Priebus over a leak of Scaramucci's financial records. "I don't know if this is reparable or not, that will be up to the President, but he's the chief of staff, he's responsible for understanding and uncovering and helping me do that inside the White House, which is why I put that tweet out last night".

Global Former Swansea boss Bradley named inaugural Los Angeles FC coach
Author: 0 Former Swansea boss Bradley named inaugural Los Angeles FC coach

Bradley lasted only 85 days at the Liberty Stadium after replacing Francisco Guidolin in October a year ago. Bradley last coached in MLS back in 2005 under the New York-New Jersey Metrostars (now the New York Red Bulls). The MLS is set to see expansion franchise LAFC kick off their inaugural season for the 2018 campaign - and when they do so, it is expected that former US National Team coach Bob Bradley will be at the helm.

Global Israel, Jordan end diplomatic standoff over embassy shooting
Author: 0 Israel, Jordan end diplomatic standoff over embassy shooting

Abbas canceled scheduled security coordination meetings between Israeli and Palestinian officials on Sunday, two days after he announced that Palestinian leaders had frozen all contact with Israel over the newly installed security measures at the Temple Mount.

Global Visitors ordered to evacuate Ocracoke Island due to power outage
Author: 0 Visitors ordered to evacuate Ocracoke Island due to power outage

According to Bonita Harris with the Virginia Power and Caper Hatteras Electric Cooperative power has failed because of a problem with equipment. Two islands along North Carolina's Outer Banks are completely without power, and authorities are mandating non-residents and tourists to evacuate as residents prepare for an extended outage.

Global New Jersey beaches reopened after bacteria shutdown
Author: 0 New Jersey beaches reopened after bacteria shutdown

If the bacteria condition persists for a second consecutive day, that beach is closed. Heavy rain and runoff containing chemicals and bird droppings are blamed for the problem. On Wednesday, Action News was in Beachwood, Ocean County where swimming was off-limits to bathers because of the high bacteria counts in the water. Tourism is big business in New Jersey and safe, clean swimming water is a must.

Global Zimbabwe MPs restore Mugabe's authority to name chief justice
Author: 0 Zimbabwe MPs restore Mugabe's authority to name chief justice

Mujuru who was expelled from the ruling Zanu PF in 2013 on accusations of plotting to overthrow President Robert Mugabe said she is still in the dark on why she was booted out adding that she is no-longer interested in what happened in the past as she was innocent of all the accusations leveled against her.

Global Nitish is Bihar CM again, murmurs of protest within
Author: 0 Nitish is Bihar CM again, murmurs of protest within

Misuse of power and government machinery by the senior leadership of the BJP for the lure of power is continuously posing a challenge to the democratic norms of the country, she said. Mr. Kumar reportedly told Mr Yadav that the JD (U) was committing a "historic blunder" by joining up with the BJP again. The Congress on Thursday described Nitish Kumar's alliance with the BJP to remain in power as "rank opportunism and treachery with people's mandate" and said it was "a black day" for Indian ...

Global Paul Ryan Defends Robert Mueller: 'Anything But' a 'Biased Partisan'
Author: 0 Paul Ryan Defends Robert Mueller: 'Anything But' a 'Biased Partisan'

Trump spoke of a "red line" for the Russian Federation investigation in a New York Times interview last week, arguing his family's finances would not be within the scope of Mueller's investigation. "I look at his organization, it is unprofessional, it is leaking like a sieve for political purposes". That's improper. That's a huge conflict of interest that no one in the mainstream media seems to be interested in, but normal people would go, you know, it doesn't smell right.

Global Boy Scouts' Leader Apologizes for Trump Speech
Author: 0 Boy Scouts' Leader Apologizes for Trump Speech

Michael Surbaugh, chief scout executive for the Boy Scouts of America , stated in an online letter published Thursday that he wanted to extended his honest apologies to his organization's members. Boy Scouts of America originally responded to the backlash Tuesday with a statement distancing itself from the political nature of Trump's speech, but stopping short of criticizing or apologizing for it.

Global Senate Democrats Delay Witness from Testifying Against Fusion GPS
Author: 0 Senate Democrats Delay Witness from Testifying Against Fusion GPS

Not only was she working for a family in Russia closely tied to Putin, but she also worked for Russian security service the FSB "in the Moscow region where she's from", Browder said. As a result, the only way he can get people to do such awful things is to say if you do such bad things, there will be no effect'. If all that weren't damning enough, Thor Halvorssen, president and CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, has also provided eye-opening testimony to the Judiciary Committee alleging ...

Global Hillary Clinton to release new book 'What Happened' about 2016 election
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton to release new book 'What Happened' about 2016 election

According to the publisher, Clinton shows "humor and candor" in the intensely personal new memoir. "Now I'm letting my guard down", she writes in the introduction of the new memoir. "I think a lot of people are going to be really surprised by how much she reveals". " What happened was that this was the first campaign that I can recall where my party did not talk about what it always stood for - and that was how to maintain a burgeoning middle class".

Global Afghan security forces rescue two abducted Pakistani diplomats
Author: 0 Afghan security forces rescue two abducted Pakistani diplomats

Two Pakistani diplomats, who were safely recovered from Afghanistan Wednesday after being kidnapped in June, arrived in the capital Islamabad Thursday, a statement said. Jalalabad is the regional hub in eastern Afghanistan, close to the border with Pakistan. Afghanistan has accused Pakistan of turning a blind eye to Afghan Taliban commanders based within its borders and of supporting the militant group, something Islamabad denies.

Global Help make miracles happen when you buy a Dairy Queen Blizzard treat
Author: 0 Help make miracles happen when you buy a Dairy Queen Blizzard treat

Last year , participating Dairy Queen locations in the US and Canada raised more than $4 million on Miracle Treat Day alone for local CMN hospitals. Buy a Blizzard from area Dairy Queen restaurants and you can make a difference in a child's life. For each DQ blizzard sold today, $1 or more will be donated to CMN.

Global National Night Out promotes police-community partnerships
Author: 0 National Night Out promotes police-community partnerships

Bucci said the department encourages residents on August 1 to turn on their porch lights, go outside and meet their neighbors. "National Night Out provides us a great opportunity to build upon existing relationships and strengthen partnerships between neighbors and our officers patrolling neighborhoods", said Police Chief Scott Heller.

Global Israel removing contentious metal detectors at Jerusalem site
Author: 0 Israel removing contentious metal detectors at Jerusalem site

UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov said this while briefing media after U.N. Security Council meeting behind closed doors. "The dangers on the ground will escalate if we go through another cycle of Friday Prayer without a resolution to this current crisis", he said.

Global Missing woman found after she saved her scent in a kit
Author: 0 Missing woman found after she saved her scent in a kit

Because the woman used a scent preservation kit, Deputy Justin Williams and his K-9 companion Ally were able to find the woman within five minutes. Scent preservation kits helps preserve a person's smell by using a sterile gauze pad and swiping it under the arm, Fox 13 Tampa reported.

Global Muslim-Arab Killed by Own Explosive Device as Jerusalem Riots Continue
Author: 0 Muslim-Arab Killed by Own Explosive Device as Jerusalem Riots Continue

It said the measure would "ensure the security of visitors and worshippers" at the holy site and in Jerusalem's Old City and the police presence would increase in the area until the new security measures were in place. Decision in this regard was taken in cabinet meeting chaired by prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu . As we have said many times, Israel has no intention to divide the Temple Mount, and we completely reject any attempt to suggest otherwise.

Global Arsenal & Chelsea boosted in chase for Celtic's Moussa Dembele
Author: 0 Arsenal & Chelsea boosted in chase for Celtic's Moussa Dembele

Ever since Moussa Dembele arrived from Fulham on a free transfer last summer, it has looked likely that the France striker wouldn't be at Celtic for long. The Metro cite French outlet RMC in reporting that Celtic will not stand in Dembele's way if a club comes in with an offer that matches their valuation this summer.

Global Philippines' Duterte Threatens To Bomb Indigenous Schools | HuffPost
Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte Threatens To Bomb Indigenous Schools | HuffPost

Magbanua said the Indigenous schools follow the government's curriculum but have added a subject called ancestral land to teach students to value their home region. Castro also disputed government claims that Lumad schools did not have permit to operate, saying that two Lumad schools were even awarded by the DepEd.

Global Senate committee drops Manafort subpoena
Author: 0 Senate committee drops Manafort subpoena

The committee has issued a subpoena for Glenn Simpson, the co-founder of Fusion GPS, the political firm that compiled a dossier at the center of the federal Russian Federation probe. The campaign manager has agreed to give up notes of a meeting in Trump Tower previous year with a Russian lawyer, according to Politico . The meeting was billed in emails to Donald Trump Jr.as a Russian government attempt to help Trump's campaign.

Global Flash flood warning issued for Glynn County
Author: 0 Flash flood warning issued for Glynn County

Flash flooding caused problems for drivers in the affected area. NWS says heavy rainfall is expected during that time period, with 2 to 3 inches expected in some areas and possibly as much as 4 inches. The ingredients are there for strong, damaging winds to occur along this long line of thunderstorms and that is our main threat of severe weather. A flash flood warning for Teller County is in effect until 7:30 p.m.

Author: 0 Trump Team Kills Border Adjustment Tax, Readies Tax-Cut Push

So far, officials have declined to reveal details about their discussions, and there hasn't been any indication that they've answered basic questions, such as how deeply to cut tax rates or whether the lost revenue should be offset, and how.

Global Special security arrangements ahead of SC Panama Papers ruling
Author: 0 Special security arrangements ahead of SC Panama Papers ruling

Two out of the three judges on the special Panama case implementation bench will not be in the city until August 11, sources told. The delay could be shocking to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party after its chief yesterday urged the apex court to issue the verdict without any further delay.

Global Ex-Jets player sues Jeff Sessions to legalize marijuana
Author: 0 Ex-Jets player sues Jeff Sessions to legalize marijuana

Democratic representative Earl Blumenauer, who sponsored the amendment, told McClatchy that he was "bitterly disappointed" with the result. 'One of the big things out there now that's causing trouble, and where you see the greatest increase in violence and murders is somehow, someway, we undermine our respect for police and make their job more hard, ' Sessions told the National Association of Attorneys General previously.

Global Putin threatens to retaliate over new U.S. sanctions
Author: 0 Putin threatens to retaliate over new U.S. sanctions

Putin described the sanctions bill now working its way through US Congress - which calls for new measures against Russia, North Korea and Iran, and limits Trump's ability to alter them - as "illegal under worldwide law" and warned that Russia might have to respond.

Global Ron Rivera: Cam Newton 'Rusty' But Looks Good Throwing
Author: 0 Ron Rivera: Cam Newton 'Rusty' But Looks Good Throwing

Newton played final month of season with partially torn rotator cuff. After a franchise-best 15-1 record in 2015 the next year the Panthers went 6-10, finished last in the NFC South and missed the playoffs entirely for the first time since 2012.

Global Ceasefire Agreed at Lebanese-Syrian Border
Author: 0 Ceasefire Agreed at Lebanese-Syrian Border

Resistance fighters have also regained control over Komail Plain as well as Hamoudi, Baidar and Shoabat al-Nihla areas on the outskirts of the northeastern border town of Arsal, 124 kilometers northeast of the capital Beirut. Nasrallah said that they had run a successful campaign, effectively taking most of the land held by the militants formerly known as the al-Nusra Front, which was the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda.

Global Upset Modi tells BJP MPs to attend Parliament
Author: 0 Upset Modi tells BJP MPs to attend Parliament

In a meeting with BJP MPs from Rajasthan, the Prime Minister said people want honest government and they have full faith in government's intention. He also reminded the MPs about the success of the "Tiranga Yatra", held between August 15 and August 22 past year, and asked them to hold similar programmes between August 9, the anniversary of the Quit India movement, and August 15, Indian Express reported.

Author: 0 John McCain set for Senate return on Tuesday following cancer diagnosis

McCain has glioblastoma , and underwent a 3 -4 hour surgery to remove the tumor on July 14. McCain bemoaned the lack of legislative action in Congress, and his party's secretive process in working on repealing and replacing Obamacare. Senate leadership needs 50 of the 52 GOP senators for the motion to proceed. He has also been a key figure in the debate over new sanctions to punish alleged Russian meddling in last year's election.

Global US House Begins Process Of Annulling CFPB Arbitration Rule
Author: 0 US House Begins Process Of Annulling CFPB Arbitration Rule

The resolution now heads to the Senate , which is likely to take up a vote later this year. But numerous Obama appointee's midnight rule-makings need not see the light of day-for instance, his arbitrary ban on mandatory arbitration that the House voted to repeal on Tuesday.

Global Airstrikes kill 8 in opposition-held Syrian town despite truce, monitor says
Author: 0 Airstrikes kill 8 in opposition-held Syrian town despite truce, monitor says

The casualties late on Monday were the first since Russian Federation said three days ago that an agreement was reached with the Syrian opposition on the boundaries for a de-escalation zone for the eastern suburbs of Damascus. Despite the agreement, Eastern Ghouta has been rocked by fighting between rival rebel factions with regime airstrikes targeting an area controlled by rebel group al-Rahman Corps, according to the monitor.

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