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Global Southeast Fire Centre says equipment theft hinders Harrop Creek wildfire suppression efforts
Author: 0 Southeast Fire Centre says equipment theft hinders Harrop Creek wildfire suppression efforts

Evacuation alerts for residents of 100 Mile House were lifted Saturday, but a flurry of evacuation orders were issued late Saturday night and early Sunday morning. Officials are estimating about 6,000 people are still displaced due to evacuation orders. "We've had multiple incidents with folks accessing areas where we're in the midst of fighting fire", he said.

Global Toddler dies after being mauled by two pit bulls in Georgia
Author: 0 Toddler dies after being mauled by two pit bulls in Georgia

A Georgia grandmother has been charged in connection with a deadly pit bull attack on her 20-month-old grandson. The child's grandmother, Sandra Adams , was arrested Tuesday and charged in the 20-month-old's death, which happened at her home in Hartwell , near the SC border.

Global Are You A Virgin? This Patna Govt. Hospital Is Asking New Joinees!
Author: 0 Are You A Virgin? This Patna Govt. Hospital Is Asking New Joinees!

Bihar's Indira Gandhi Institute Of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) affiliated to Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Science University, Patna, asked its women employees to declare whether they are a virgin (or not). "If the Centre or AIIMS changes the format of the form in the future, we will also change it". We have simply adopted it in letter and spirit."Asked about the mandatory virginity declaration, he said, "In Devanagari (Hindi language), unmarried girls are referred to as "kunwari ...

Author: 0 U.S. tests unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile amid North Korea tensions

Michael Hough, 30th Air Wing commander said the objective of the ICBM launch program was to "validate and verify the effectiveness, readiness, and accuracy of the weapon system". The most recent happened in May. The US Air Force said the test was to check the readiness, effectiveness and accuracy of the weapons system. This was the fourth test conducted at Vandenberg this year.

Author: 0 Harvard Law alumni directory lists Scaramucci as dead

Harvard Law School has apologised that its new alumni directory lists ousted US White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci as dead. Scaramucci was sacked from the Trump administration by new chief of staff John Kelly days after a New Yorker article detailed a conversation between Scaramucci and reporter Ryan Lizza .

Global Measures taken for safety of Chinese consulate in US
Author: 0 Measures taken for safety of Chinese consulate in US

The man, a Chinese national, fired "multiple rounds" at the consulate building in the Koreatown neighbourhood, said Officer Mike Lopez, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman. China's state-run Xinhua news agency reported that the gunman was in his 60s and possibly of Asian appearance, according to consulate officials who cited police.

Global Kidd Creole of Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five Arrested for Murder
Author: 0 Kidd Creole of Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five Arrested for Murder

According to ABC7, Glover, 57, got into a fight with a 55-year-old homeless man on East 44th Street and Third Avenue in NY on Tuesday. Officers found the wounded man on East 44th Street near 3rd Avenue just before midnight. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five was founded in the South Bronx in 1976, and are credited as pioneers in the then-burgeoning rap genre. Glover, AKA The Kidd Creole , was one of the members of hip hop group Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five .

Global GOP House member calls on Mueller to resign
Author: 0 GOP House member calls on Mueller to resign

Even before Trump could make a move many would consider politically radioactive, Representative Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) is saying Mueller should resign due to what is said to be his close relationship with the recently dismissed Federal Bureau of Investigation director, James Comey .

Global President Trump Dictated Son's Misleading Statement
Author: 0 President Trump Dictated Son's Misleading Statement

The president weighed in as any father would, based on the limited information that he had. "Apart from being of no effect, the characterizations are misinformed, inaccurate and not pertinent", he said in a statement to CNN after the Post published its story on Monday .

Global Queens Man Burned by Exploding Parcel Dies; Police Press Search for Sender
Author: 0 Queens Man Burned by Exploding Parcel Dies; Police Press Search for Sender

George Wray, a 73-year-old man from Queens , passed away on Tuesday when a mysterious #Package that he opened exploded in his hands. Wray suffered severe second and third-degree burns all over his body. A neighbor who lives down the block heard the explosion and ran over to see what happened. "A big explosion , and when I look up I see a big cloud of smoke", said Audrey Campbell .

Global USA tests unarmed missile in California
Author: 0 USA tests unarmed missile in California

While North Korea defies worldwide sanctions by testing ballistic missiles powerful enough to range USA cities thousands of miles away, the US's annual joint military exercises with South Korea look set to further stoke the burgeoning crisis on the Korean Peninsula.

Global NY to share information about voters with Trump commission probing voter fraud
Author: 0 NY to share information about voters with Trump commission probing voter fraud

Mr. Trump's Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity has faced pushback from state officials who have said they want to keep sensitive voter information private. All the data - except for the Social Security numbers - are public and were sent to the feds. The commission was formed by Trump after he suggested there was widespread voter fraud behind Democrat Hillary Clinton winning the popular vote against him in 2016.

Global Ezra Cohen-Watnick Fired From National Security Council
Author: 0 Ezra Cohen-Watnick Fired From National Security Council

The latest move is part of a purge of Flynn's staff, The Hill reported . These personnel changes come amid an Atlantic report that an NSC staffer was sacked last month after a troubling memo he wrote arguing that "globalists", Islamists, and the "deep state" are working to undermine President Trump's agenda, and threatening the country.

Global Venezuela voting machines 'were tampered with'
Author: 0 Venezuela voting machines 'were tampered with'

Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE) said that 8,089,320 of people took part in the election. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says the constituent assembly being granted almost unlimited power to revamp the nation's government won't convene Thursday as originally planned.

Global US VP Pence: Balkans future is 'in the West'
Author: 0 US VP Pence: Balkans future is 'in the West'

During a visit to NATO's Brussels headquarters in May, Trump jarred allies by not restating US support for a critical portion of the alliance's charter and instead berated some members for not spending enough on defense. A Lithuanian state-owned gas trading company will receive the first delivery of USA imported LNG in August - something that Pence said will "benefit not only our prosperity, but regional security".

Global Scaramucci No Longer White House Communications Director
Author: 0 Scaramucci No Longer White House Communications Director

No chief of staff would want to step into the role with a communications director who seemed to be super-empowered by the President and was talking to reporters as if he, not the chief of staff, ran the White House. The two-sentence Press release added: "We wish him all the best". The idea that all of Trump's problems are communications failures that can be easily fixed, or the result of the West Wing's warring factions, is absurd.

Global North Korea travel ban to take effect next month
Author: 0 North Korea travel ban to take effect next month

Just before the test took place, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the US "did not seek regime change" in North Korea. U.S. officials also said a North Korean Sang-O submarine was operating in the Yellow Sea and the length of its deployment was notable.

Global Italy parliament approves Libya naval mission
Author: 0 Italy parliament approves Libya naval mission

The objective of the mission approved on August 2, 2017, by the Italian parliament is to assist Libyan forces in the "fight against illegal immigration and human smuggling" through reconnaissance, surveillance, and sharing intelligence. Italy is intensifying its efforts to reduce the numbers, including by imposing a code of conduct on nongovernmental organizations performing search and rescue in the central Mediterranean.

Global Duterte calls North Korea's Kim a 'fool' over nuclear ambitions
Author: 0 Duterte calls North Korea's Kim a 'fool' over nuclear ambitions

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has slammed Kim Jong-un as a "fool" and a "son of a b**ch" who is "playing with risky toys". "This Kim Jong Un , a fool. In May, the Philippines said it supported calls for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and encouraged Pyongyang and Seoul to "continuously engage in peaceful dialogue".

Global Veteran's Choice Program continues... for now
Author: 0 Veteran's Choice Program continues... for now

In June, VA Secretary David Shulkin warned the program, which allows veterans to receive health care in the private sector, would be completely depleted of funds by mid-August. Another $1.8 billion would go to other VA health programs, including 28 leases for new VA medical facilities. Veterans who appeal their claims for disability benefits with the VA will see a faster response after the Senate unanimously passed a bill tackling the massive backlog of veterans' appeals.

Global Trump, frustrated by Afghan war, suggests firing USA commander
Author: 0 Trump, frustrated by Afghan war, suggests firing USA commander

In a two-hour meeting on July 19 in the White House situation room, Trump complained about North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, asked whether the United States could get part of Afghanistan's mineral wealth and compared the advice of his top generals to that of a consult to New York's 21 Club, which lost profits in the 1980s based on bad advice.

Global Turkey to Replace Army, Navy, Air Force Commanders
Author: 0 Turkey to Replace Army, Navy, Air Force Commanders

Since the failed putsch, the Turkish government increased the civilian component of the council, giving more places to government ministers than military figures. On the way out - according to the CNN Turk channel and NTV network - are land army commander General Salih Zeki Colak, navy chief Admiral Bulent Bostanoglu and air force commander General Abidin Unal.

Global CSX train carrying flammable liquids derails in Pennsylvania
Author: 0 CSX train carrying flammable liquids derails in Pennsylvania

Wednesday. In a statement Wednesday night, CSX said it was unclear how long the residents would be evacuated or how long cleanup would take. No injuries were reported after the crash in Hyndman, about 100 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, but CSX warned customers of service disruptions on trains and shipments over a almost 80-mile stretch between Connellsville, Pennsylvania, and Cumberland, Maryland.

Global Russian Losses In Syria Four Times Higher Than Official Count
Author: 0 Russian Losses In Syria Four Times Higher Than Official Count

Based on accounts from families and friends of the dead and local officials, Reuters estimates the actual death toll in Syria among Russian soldiers and private contractors was at least 40 in 2017, far higher than the official figures. Russia has dismissed as a "myth" a report by Reuters about a rise in the number of Russian military casualties in Syria this year. Russian Federation has been participating in operations against the IS and other terrorist groups in Syria since September 2015 ...

Global Northwestern professor issued arrest warrant in River North fatal stabbing
Author: 0 Northwestern professor issued arrest warrant in River North fatal stabbing

Police have also issued an arrest warrant for a University of Oxford professor in connection with the same case, according to the Tribune. Police arrived at Lathem's apartment shortly after an employee at the building's front desk notified authorities of an anonymous call about a crime in the professor's apartment.

Global U.S. plans trade action over China copyright piracy
Author: 0 U.S. plans trade action over China copyright piracy

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met Michigan's governor Rick Snyder in Beijing on Tuesday, where he said the common interests of China and the United States were bigger than any disputes. THAAD anti-missile system. Trump on Saturday expressed frustration with China's behavior in the North Korea missile crisis, accusing it of not doing enough and seeming to raise the idea of reprisal against Beijing.

Author: 0 North Korea's ICBM fires up fears in South for United States alliance

Tillerson said he hoped that at some point the North Koreans will begin to understand that the USA would like to sit and have a dialogue with them about their future that will give them the security they seek and the future economic prosperity for North Korea.

Global Ukraine Signs Deal To Buy American Coal
Author: 0 Ukraine Signs Deal To Buy American Coal

The rebel regions had continued to supply the specific type of coal used for producing heating fuel to the rest of Ukraine even as the two sides waged a three-year war that has claimed more than 10,000 lives. "They don't want to rely on the Russians, so they are required to import it from somebody", said Barry Worthington, executive director of the independent United States Energy Association.

Author: 0 White House argues with CNN reporter about meaning of Statue of Liberty

Miller's comments came in response to a question from CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta , who quoted " The New Colossus " - a poem about welcoming immigrants engraved on a plaque at the Statue of Liberty - over a bill heralded by Trump that would curtail legal immigration and give preference to people who speak English .

Author: 0 Senate Dems Spell Out Conditions On Bipartisan Tax Reform

The letter garnered a sharp rebuke from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , who told reporters that Republicans would have to use the fast-track process "because we have been informed by a majority of the Democrats ... "We will not support any effort to pass deficit-financed tax cuts, which would endanger critical programs like Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and other public investments in the future".

Global Rex Tillerson says United States wants North Korea dialogue 'at some point'
Author: 0 Rex Tillerson says United States wants North Korea dialogue 'at some point'

Taking stock of his tenure after six months in office, Tillerson told reporters at the State Department Tuesday that the USA goal isn't to topple Kim Jong Un's regime or find "an excuse to send our military north". He said other options were "not particularly attractive". The ARF also involves North Korea. "I believe him", Graham told NBC's Today programme . Mr Tillerson repeated calls for North Korea's neighbour and ally China , which has urged a resumption of talks with Pyongyang, to ...

Author: 0 Scaramucci out as Kelly takes charge

Spicer was so upset over Scaramucci's selection that it led him to resign, and Scaramucci also alienated chief of staff Reince Priebus , who was sacked the day after Scaramucci called him a "paranoid schizophrenic" in an on-the-record New Yorker interview.

Author: 0 Trump Outright Lied About 2 Phone Calls in 2 Days

The most entertaining part of the footage shows a grinning Ryan sitting atop a horse next to two cowboy-hat-adorned dudes. As the Associated Press reported in April, most Americans are still against funding the wall . They clearly need more tools and more support to do their jobs effectively. "That's why we're going to get this done this week", he added. House Speaker Paul Ryan is facing questions from Republican voters in Wisconsin who say they are frustrated with a lack of action ...

Global In the old neighborhood, we knew all about the Mooch
Author: 0 In the old neighborhood, we knew all about the Mooch

That is thorough", Colbert said. I'm sure many of you are thinking right now, "this must be some publicity stunt on the part of CamSoda, offering Scaramucci a position as one of the performers", but CamSoda is actually offering him his old position back, communications director.

Global President's daughter-in-law Lara Trump launches 'real news' video to list his 'accomplishments'
Author: 0 President's daughter-in-law Lara Trump launches 'real news' video to list his 'accomplishments'

There was no B-roll, on-screen graphics, or true news coverage. But now that Lara Trump is in her last trimester, she is putting her media skills to work in order to help Donald Trump. Of course if Trump supporters watch this - and only this - there's the chance they'll continue to support the least popular president of all time. "Tired of all the fake news?" "We're going to bring you nothing but the facts, stay tuned", she said.

Global Northwest heat wave: Record high temperatures possible
Author: 0 Northwest heat wave: Record high temperatures possible

In fact, in 130 years of recording-keeping, the city has only reached triple-digits three times : in 1941, 1994, and 2009. It reached on 100 on Monday. Following previous brutal heat waves in the Southwest and East, folks in northern California and western portions of OR and Washington are enduring blistering temperatures, some of which may shatter all-time records.

Global India's Central Bank Cuts Key Lending Rate
Author: 0 India's Central Bank Cuts Key Lending Rate

The RBI has cut repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) by 25 basis points from 6.25% to 6.0% with immediate effect. Mumbai , Aug 02 The Reserve Bank of India today fixed the reference rate of the rupee at 64.0690 against the USA dollar and 75.7488 for the euro.

Author: 0 Tillerson Says US Doesn't Seek Regime Change In North Korea

Changes in tone have been commonplace. "If there's going to be a war to stop [North Korea], it will be over there. And he has told me that to my face". "These deployments demonstrate the continued U.S. commitment to fulfill security responsibilities throughout the Western Pacific and to maintain peace in the region".

Global Jim Comey Will Be Publishing His Memoirs Very Soon
Author: 0 Jim Comey Will Be Publishing His Memoirs Very Soon

In a statement, Senator Ben Cardin, Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Trump's firing of Comey and his continuing public criticism and intimidation of Attorney General Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein shows that "the President has little respect for the rule of law or separation of powers".

Global Democrats Tear Each Other Apart Over Abortion 'Litmus Test,' Hurting 2018 Chances
Author: 0 Democrats Tear Each Other Apart Over Abortion 'Litmus Test,' Hurting 2018 Chances

Last spring, Bernie Sanders (I-Vt) and DNC deputy chair Keith Ellison campaigned in Omaha, Nebraska, for anti-abortion Democratic mayoral candidate Heath Mello. Like O'Donnell, pro-choice organizations are in favor of having a "litmus test". The principles are reprinted below. "The only way that we're able to have that real conversation is if we're able to put the majority in play and win it back".

Author: 0 Harvard lists Scaramucci as dead in directory

A senior homeland security official said Kelly is considering bringing veteran government spokesman David Lapan with him to the White House as communications director. Scaramucci shocked many last week with an expletive-laced interview that targeted then-chief of staff Reince Priebus and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon.

Global United States test-launches unarmed ICBM from California amid North Korea tensions
Author: 0 United States test-launches unarmed ICBM from California amid North Korea tensions

The test comes after North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile on Friday - the second in less than a month. "These test launches require the highest-degree of technical competence and commitment at every level", Col. The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation , a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, said Monday that the Vandenberg test launch "must be viewed as a direct response to the North Korean launch".

Global Death Of Woman Found On Ocean City Beach Ruled Accidental
Author: 0 Death Of Woman Found On Ocean City Beach Ruled Accidental

Police said O'Conner appears to have walked onto the beach at approximately 2 a.m.by herself. The Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore determined in an autopsy that 30-year-old Ashley O'Connor died accidentally of asphyxia due to suffocation.

Global Governors Plead With Trump To Pay Obamacare Subsidies
Author: 0 Governors Plead With Trump To Pay Obamacare Subsidies

Claire McCaskill chooses to forgo the employer contribution and buys her insurance, like other Missourians, from the national Obamacare exchange. The GOP's effort to fulfill its promise to repeal and replace ObamaCare collapsed in the Senate last week.

Global Two killed in Portugal beach crash
Author: 0 Two killed in Portugal beach crash

The older man was laying on a towel when the plane "passed over his legs", witnesses said. Hundreds of sunbathers were on the beach at Caparica, 30 kilometers (20 miles) south of Lisbon, and some sunbathers reportedly ran into the sea to avoid the plane.

Global U.S. seeks no regime change in North Korea; focused on stopping nukes
Author: 0 U.S. seeks no regime change in North Korea; focused on stopping nukes

In early July, the United States distributed among the UN Security Council member states its draft resolution toughening global economic sanctions on North Korea . Tillerson said the USA initiated a sustained and continued intensified campaign on "peaceful pressure" as the country's available options were "limited".

Author: 0 Watch Stephen Colbert's touching tribute to Anthony Scaramucci

Meyers said that sources have reported Scaramucci called Priebus names in private, well before their posts in the Trump administration: "So it's official, the White House is a middle school cafeteria". Earlier on Monday, Colbert tweeted, "Scaramucci, we barely knewcci". Following the news, Colbert, 53, memorialized Scaramucci's short-lived stint at the White House in a mock song parodying Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody .

Author: 0 Majority of voters believe White House is in chaos

President Trump's approval rating this week has dipped below the lowest numbers of former President Barack ObamaBarack ObamaObama team pushing Deval Patrick presidential run North Korea targeted emails of Clinton advisers: report Putin tests Trump with counterpunch on sanctions MORE, according to a Republican-leaning polling firm's regular tracking.

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