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Global Mueller impanels grand jury in DC in Russia Probe
Author: 0 Mueller impanels grand jury in DC in Russia Probe

Trump Jr. said admitted in early July he had held a meeting with Natalya Veselnitskaya in NY on June 9, 2016. Trump said investigators should also be looking into the Clintons for their paid speeches in Russia and Clinton selling uranium that Trump said " is now in the hands of very angry Russians ".

Global Trump blames Congress for poor Russia relations
Author: 0 Trump blames Congress for poor Russia relations

He accused the US Congress, which overwhelmingly passed the sanctions bill, of ignoring the interests of the US business community and for choosing "politics over a pragmatic approach". Although presidents have long taken vacations to escape Washington's summer heat, Trump in the past has expressed his disdain for taking vacations at all, even though he has spent several weekends away from the White House since assuming the presidency.

Global Shore Capital Reiterates
Author: 0 Shore Capital Reiterates "Sell" Rating for Esure Group PLC (LON:ESUR)

Legg Mason Inc now has $3.66 billion valuation. It closed at $29.77 lastly. It has underperformed by 29.93% the S&P500. Therefore 57% are positive. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, October 21 by Bank of America. 31,327 are held by Raymond James Financial Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, May 29 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, April 15 with "Buy".

Global 'South China Sea claimants will suffer if harsh to China'
Author: 0 'South China Sea claimants will suffer if harsh to China'

The document, titled "Agenda Item 5: Consultations on the Code of Conduct ", stated that "The Philippines proposed to amend Clause 2 (a) (iii) (General Provisions, Objectives) of the draft framework to read: 'To ensure maritime security and safety and freedom of navigation and overflight, worldwide commerce and other peaceful uses'".

Global Zverev, Raonic advance at Citi Open; Monfils upset
Author: 0 Zverev, Raonic advance at Citi Open; Monfils upset

The clock had nearly struck midnight when the 15th seed finally closed out the third-round match with his 21st ace to seal a 6-3 6-7 (6-8) 7-6 ( 9-7) victory in a little under three hours. Raonic, who won his biggest career crown in 2014 on the same Washington hardcourts, has gone 30 events since last lifting a trophy a year ago in Brisbane.

Global White House Never Tried to Stop Transcripts Story — WashPost Reporter
Author: 0 White House Never Tried to Stop Transcripts Story — WashPost Reporter

Anger in the White House about leaks has been growing of late. But the fact that the transcripts were leaked is a much bigger problem, as is the fact that the Post chose to publish them. During a Friday press conference, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats announced that the DOJ, along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and various other government agencies, are diverting resources to more proactively investigate White house leaks.

Global US, Russia hurtle toward risky escalation
Author: 0 US, Russia hurtle toward risky escalation

Trump's comments posted on Thursday came one day after he grudgingly signed new sanctions against Russian Federation into law, a move Moscow said amounted to a full-scale trade war and an end to hopes for better ties with the Trump administration.

Global Firefighters Battle Vegetation Fire Near Tilden Park
Author: 0 Firefighters Battle Vegetation Fire Near Tilden Park

The fire remains under investigation, but Berkeleyside is already questioning whether there might be a connection to a small fire that broke out Tuesday in the same vicinity of Fish Ranch Road and Grizzly Peak Boulevard. The fire never seriously threatened any structures or nearby Tilden Park. The fire was first reported just after 1 p.m. Wednesday near Grizzly Peak Boulevard and South Park Drive.

Global Senate GOP starting to reassert itself to Trump
Author: 0 Senate GOP starting to reassert itself to Trump

Now, there is a chance that the Trump administration and the Republicans could lose much credibility in the lead-up to the 2018 midterm elections. But since their salaries are too high to get subsidies for premiums, the Obama White House allowed them and members of their staffs to receive funds to purchase insurance on the District of Columbia exchange.

Global Three LeT militants killed in Kashmir's Sopore
Author: 0 Three LeT militants killed in Kashmir's Sopore

The incident took place when a joint cordon and search operation (CASO) was being conducted by the security forces. "We requested the terrorists to surrender but they opened fire, we responded in the same way then", Rajeshwar Jamwal, commanding officer of the Indian Army's 52 Rashtriya Rifles, told the media.

Global Oxford University murder suspect arrested
Author: 0 Oxford University murder suspect arrested

Authorities have been searching for Lathem and Andrew Warren, 56, since discovering the body of 30-year-old Trenton Cornell in Chicago on July 27. The men will appear in court in Oakland before being returned to Chicago where they will be interrogated by detectives, the spokesman added.

Global Powerball Jackpot Hits $286 Million for August 5 Drawing
Author: 0 Powerball Jackpot Hits $286 Million for August 5 Drawing

The winning Mega Millions numbers for this evening's $323 million drawing will be selected at 11 p.m. Of course, if you are lucky enough to pick the winning combo for this weekend's drawing, you won't walk away with the full amount. The Mega Ball drawn was 7. It was bought at a Bridgewater bagel shop. Only California with 10 has had more second-prize winners. Mega Millions tickets cost $1 each.

Author: 0 Trump and Tillerson Disagree Over Iran Nuclear Deal

Security Council resolution which endorsed the deal. American President Donald Trump signed into law a new sanctions package that targets Iran, along with Russian Federation and North Korea, despite complaints that it includes "a number of clearly unconstitutional provisions".

Author: 0 Senate Moving Swiftly? It Happens When Lawmakers Can Do It

The subsidy question looms after Republicans last week failed to push through their latest healthcare plan through the Senate, despite having a majority in the chamber. They also made it clear they would not support anything that added to the deficit. But three Republicans defected to sink the bill. Failing to deliver on their promise to repeal Obamacare , though, is likely to cost them in future elections.

Global New bill on immigration imposes merit-based system
Author: 0 New bill on immigration imposes merit-based system

One of the key focus areas of this new merit-based immigration policy will be on favoring English-speaking skilled workers for residency cards. "This legislation demonstrates our compassion for struggling American families, who deserve an immigration system that puts their needs first and that puts America first".

Global EU Extends Sanctions On Russia Over Siemans Turbine Delivery To Crimea
Author: 0 EU Extends Sanctions On Russia Over Siemans Turbine Delivery To Crimea

The persons and companies will face an asset freeze and a travel ban in the European Union for "their responsibility in supplying Crimea with (four) gas turbines from Russia", according to a statement released by the Council of the EU. EU's 28 members must be unanimous to go ahead with sanctions which target Russia's energy, financial and arms sectors. According to the council, the turbines are a substantial element in the development of new power plants.

Global TS TET Results 2017 Disclosed Today at www
Author: 0 TS TET Results 2017 Disclosed Today at www

The DSE released the initial answer keys of the TS TET 2017 on July 25 and candidates were asked to raise objections if any till July 27 by 5 pm. A huge number of candidates who are looking for the teacher jobs in Telangana applied and appeared for the examination across various examination centers.

Global Three thrashed over suspected beef transportation in Bihar
Author: 0 Three thrashed over suspected beef transportation in Bihar

The truck in which the meat was being transported has been seized and the three have been arrested, Indian Express reported . India Today reported sources as saying that the mob allegedly got a tip off about a truck carrying beef coming from the Ranisagar village.

Global 10-day custody extension for 4 separatist leaders
Author: 0 10-day custody extension for 4 separatist leaders

Three accused - Aftab Hilali Shah alias Shahid-ul-Islam, Ayaz Akbar Khandey, and Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bitta Karate - were remanded in judicial custody by the court till September 1. The anti-terror probe agency, in a bid to foil funding for Hurriyat leaders, arrested Shahid along with six other separatists earlier in July. Leaders of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) receives funds for its operations in the Kashmir valley not only from Pakistan, but from outfits in London and Dubai ...

Global Flames engulf 86-story residential skyscraper in Dubai
Author: 0 Flames engulf 86-story residential skyscraper in Dubai

Flames shot up the sides of the building in the city's upscale Marina district in the second blaze at the structure since 2015. A fire broke out after midnight Friday in one of the world's tallest residential towers in Dubai, engulfing part of the skyscraper and sending chunks of debris plummeting below.

Author: 0 Eldorado Gold Corporation (NYSE:EGO) Quarterly EPS Analysis

Credit Suisse "Downgrades" Eldorado Gold Corp (NYSE:EGO) in a research note issued to investors on 7/31/17 to Underperform with price target of $0. According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Finviz, the company has a consensus recommendation of 2.3 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Buy and 5 means Sell.

Global US Governors urge Trump to make health insurance payments
Author: 0 US Governors urge Trump to make health insurance payments

Some of those remaining are raising the specter that they could leave more markets, adding to the 20 counties that are on track to have no insurers for next year. A year ago a federal district court ruled in the House's favor, and the Obama administration appealed the case to the D.C. Circuit. The subsidies help keep premiums in check, but they are under a legal cloud because of a dispute over the wording of the ACA.

Author: 0 49ers to part ways with receiver Bruce Ellington

On Thursday, the 49ers announced they had waived Ellington , who was targeted for a starting role in 2016 but then missed the entire season because of injury. Ellington rejoins NY offensive coordinator John Morton, who was the receivers coach with San Francisco when Ellington was tapped in the fourth round of the 2014 National Football League draft.

Global Senate Stops Trump From Replacing Sessions In Recess
Author: 0 Senate Stops Trump From Replacing Sessions In Recess

The significance? With the Senate continually in session, President Trump can not make any recess appointments. And if the Senate is in session, the president can't make appointments. The majority of 1,125 voters across the U.S. in the poll said Trump was not honest, did not have good leadership skills, was not intelligent and did not care about them.

Author: 0 Here's What Hackers Stole From HBO

However, due to an ominous email sent to reporters from an anonymous address, it is quite possible an unofficial, illicit premiere could be coming soon. After HBO suffered the severe cyberattack, which was discovered sometime Monday, hackers published full episodes of Game of Thrones and other original shows, like " Ballers " and " Room 104 ".

Global Switzerland Plane Crash at Aviation Camp Kills 2 Teens, Pilot
Author: 0 Switzerland Plane Crash at Aviation Camp Kills 2 Teens, Pilot

A 17-year-old was seriously injured. Police said a probe into the accident in the mountainous region has been opened. "When I heard about the bad accident this morning my world was shattered", camp director Yves Burkhardt told reporters, the Swiss national broadcaster reported on its website Swissinfo.

Global Tracking the tropics: 2 potential systems could develop in Atlantic
Author: 0 Tracking the tropics: 2 potential systems could develop in Atlantic

Forecasters are also watching a large area of cloudiness and thunderstorms over the central and eastern Caribbean Sea. Chances of development are 50 percent over the next 48 hours and 80 percent over the next five days. Needless to say, confidence is still quite low on the eventual outcome of Invest 90, but regardless we believe it is unlikely to be a direct threat to Florida.

Global Trump Weighed in on Son's Statement 'as Any Father Would'
Author: 0 Trump Weighed in on Son's Statement 'as Any Father Would'

Trump only "weighed in" and "offered suggestions" on the meeting. "This bill will prove the wisdom of that choice". A White House statement Friday said Trump "has now reviewed the final version and, based on its responsiveness to his negotiations, approves the bill and intends to sign it".

Global 'Sikkim standoff: China says its restraint has 'bottom line'
Author: 0 'Sikkim standoff: China says its restraint has 'bottom line'

The crisis began when Indian troops stopped the Chinese Army from building a road there in June. "India has seriously undermined China's sovereignty and territorial integrity", he said. In the latest development, China has accused India of building up troops near the border and making improvements to infrastructure. Beijing says Doklam is located in Tibet and that the border dispute between China and Bhutan has nothing to do with India.

Global Amanda Knox Argues That Michelle Carter Was Wrongfully Convicted
Author: 0 Amanda Knox Argues That Michelle Carter Was Wrongfully Convicted

On Thursday, she was sentenced to a mandatory 15 months in jail, 5 years of probation, and may have to spend another 15 months in jail if she shows any forms of misconduct during her initial jail time. You just have to do it. Knox also talked about the instances where she thought about taking her own life when she was undergoing her trial in Italy, adding that all the criticisms being thrown at Carter will only push her to do more self-harm.

Author: 0 Senators Weigh Bipartisan Effort to Save Health Insurer Subsidies

That's always an uncomfortable proposition for party leaders. But step by step, Senate Republicans are turning their backs on President Donald Trump . Forty-five Senate Democrats sent a letter to McConnell outlining the conditions that needed to be met for them to work with Republicans on a tax bill: no tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans and no cuts to entitlement programs to pay for tax cuts .

Global How do you think cutting legal immigration would impact American industries?
Author: 0 How do you think cutting legal immigration would impact American industries?

Tom Cotton (R-AR) and David Perdue (R-GA) would favor green card applicants who demonstrate skills, education and language ability over relations to people already here. This is as the sentiment against foreign workers turned negative in the USA after the new administration came into place. "Crucially, the Green Card reforms in the RAISE Act will give American workers a pay raise by reducing unskilled immigration ", he said .

Global Three rescued from California bungee jump ride after malfunction
Author: 0 Three rescued from California bungee jump ride after malfunction

Hanging upside down for long periods of time can be unsafe as the heart struggles to pump blood around the body due to the change in gravity direction. The cause of the bungee jump malfunction is not known. Firefighters brought in ropes and harnesses, and lowered the two people stranded in the ride's cage one at a time onto an inflatable landing pad.

Author: 0 So Maybe This Was Caitlyn Jenner's Only Hat?

In a letter to Mattis, the Senators wrote , "This announcement contradicts existing Defense Department policies, undermines our military readiness, and puts our transgender service members as well as their commanders in an impossible situation".

Author: 0 Watch Mario Cantone's Anthony Scaramucci Kiss 'Trump' Goodbye on The President Show

Watch the comic duo get every last bit of humor out of a wild week in the White House, above. Kelly is not President Trump's daddy, who can say "Do as I say or I will take away your telephone". Panetta recalled his advice to Kelly, who previously served as Homeland Security secretary, in an interview with The New York Times . Former-but-never-started White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci experienced a rough, controversial 10 days with his title, and he ultimately got ...

Global US Says Carried Somalia Raid that Killed Al-Shabaab Commander
Author: 0 US Says Carried Somalia Raid that Killed Al-Shabaab Commander

Al-Shabab, which is allied to al-Qaida, claimed responsibility for the attack on Lafey police station near the border with Somalia. The strike which took place on July 30 killed the top al-Shabab's commander Ali Mohamed Hussein, as per US Africa Command statement.

Global 'Little Mermaid' Live Musical Postponed at ABC
Author: 0 'Little Mermaid' Live Musical Postponed at ABC

We love the idea of doing a live musical and want to make it wonderful. ABC recently announced that it's postponing its plan to create the television adaptation of the classic film, which was originally set to air on October 3. It's believed budget constraints prompted the network to "quietly postpone" the musical event, reports USA Today . THR also cites sources saying the project has been scrapped due to financial issues, noting that ABC had already invested in building sets and ...

Global United States notifies UN of Paris climate deal pullout
Author: 0 United States notifies UN of Paris climate deal pullout

Trump announced on June 1 that the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris accord, a move critics charged would hamper worldwide efforts to slow climate change. The U.S. will continue to participate in worldwide climate negotiations, including the upcoming United Nations meeting on climate change "to protect U.S.

Global California police find 'numerous' dead animals during arrest
Author: 0 California police find 'numerous' dead animals during arrest

Animal rescue workers spent much of Friday examining the survivors and moving them to safer conditions. According to investigators with the Inland Valley Humane Society and SPCA, exotic fish were also found. The birds were being evaluated and would be found homes, officials said. She said, "It's sad. You just always had that little nervousness walking by his building or going to the mailbox, just because it was unusual, the activity that was going on in the last few months - it got bad".

Global Another Samajwadi Party MLC resigns, joins BJP
Author: 0 Another Samajwadi Party MLC resigns, joins BJP

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was attacked in Banaskantha, Gujarat while another Samajwadi party MLC resigned from party and joined BJP . "Another Opposition MLC, most probably from the SP, will resign in the next couple of days to join the BJP", said a BJP leader.

Global Trump Announces New Health Care Initiatives for Veterans
Author: 0 Trump Announces New Health Care Initiatives for Veterans

He was also a senior adviser to the director of VA health care in Florida and the Caribbean. He also recently announced an expansion of VA mental health services to veterans who received a less than honorable discharge from service. "Improving the VA's telehealth program is critical, and I am thrilled to see this common-sense measure will be put into action to benefit Iowans and veterans across the country".

Global United States investigators focus on gas meter in fatal Minneapolis school blast
Author: 0 United States investigators focus on gas meter in fatal Minneapolis school blast

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), known for investigating plane and train crashes, sent an investigative team to the school. The school described Carlson, 82, as its "biggest cheerleader". A Minneapolis school says one of its custodians was the second person killed in an explosion and partial building collapse. Minnehaha Academy President Donna Harris, who was injured in Wednesday's explosion and collapse, encouraged those gathered at the campus of the Christian school ...

Global Navy Suspends Search for Overboard Sailor in South China Sea
Author: 0 Navy Suspends Search for Overboard Sailor in South China Sea

The sailor was reported missing around 9 a.m. local time August 1 while the Stethem was conducting routine operations in the South China Sea , about 140 miles west of Subic Bay in the Philippines. The search for a missing sailor was the third for the Navy since June. "The search is ongoing", Navy Lt. Paul Newell, a 7th Fleet spokesman, said Thursday.

Global Prince Philip Gets a Shiny New Coin for His Retirement
Author: 0 Prince Philip Gets a Shiny New Coin for His Retirement

British Prime Minister Theresa May led the tributes on Wednesday as Prince Philip , the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, attended his final individual public engagement after 65 years of royal duties. "His Royal Highness also spoke to veterans and cadets before returning to the dais to receive the 1664 Global Challenge baton". "With somebody who's head of the Corps, who's quite exceptional in what he does, it makes the Corps exceptional, it builds our Commando spirit and he's a wonderful ...

Global Senate GOP Finds More Time to Revive Obamacare Repeal Bill
Author: 0 Senate GOP Finds More Time to Revive Obamacare Repeal Bill

Mulvaney appeared on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday. Democrats plan to unify around a series of policy demands that they say will be appealing enough to keep the entire party in line, according to interviews with Democratic aides and senators.

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