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The White House Has a New Senior Advisor - Katie Pavlich
- July 06, 2018

Mr. Shine is close to Fox News host Sean Hannity, one of Mr. Trump's most loyal defenders who confers with the president regularly. Life ... works in mysterious ways. "Since taking office, the Trump administration has been a revolving door of abusers of women and their enablers-and Shine is just the latest perpetrator to be added to those ranks". (more...)
US 'opening fire' on world with tariff threats, China says US 'opening fire' on world with tariff threats, China says
- July 06, 2018

The duties on Chinese goods started at 12:01 a.m. Friday in Washington, which is just after midday in China. China is targeting agriculture products and mechanical parts for the energy sector, whereas the United States is aiming its tariffs at a large number of industrial products and resources. (more...)
Victims in Shannon Falls accident identified by friends as online travel bloggers Victims in Shannon Falls accident identified by friends as online travel bloggers
- July 06, 2018

The trio had hiked up Shannon Falls and went in one of the pool systems to swim, the Vancouver Sun reports. Ryker Gamble and Alexey Lyakh were part of the core group of Vancouver-based vloggers known for their YouTube channel High on Life SundayFundayz. (more...)
Constituent calls cops on ‘suspicious’ black politician canvassing Constituent calls cops on ‘suspicious’ black politician canvassing
- July 06, 2018

In her Facebook post , Bynum said she asked the sheriff's deputy to connect her with the 911 caller. Bynum told local media that someone called 911 and reported that she was spending too much time at houses in the area. "This tragic incident is a reminder of just how far we still have to go to become a more tolerant society", he wrote. According to The Oregonian , Bynum recalled telling the deputy that "when people do things like this, it can be risky for people like me". (more...)
US Navy: Will Protect Commerce in Face of Iran Oil Threat US Navy: Will Protect Commerce in Face of Iran Oil Threat
- July 06, 2018

Rouhani we used to know and the one he should be". On Thursday, Jafari hailed what he called Rouhani's "decisive" stance against Washington's threats, expressing the hope that the warning would be put into action if the need arises. Lamenting Europe's failure to comply with Iran's demands, Rouhani said he expects European nations to offer " a clear operational plan with timetable " to offset Iran's losses in the wake of the U.S. (more...)
Japan doomsday cult leader executed for sarin gas attack Japan doomsday cult leader executed for sarin gas attack
- July 06, 2018

The Justice Ministry says it could not confirm the reports. A memorial is seen to commemorate the victims of the doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo's sarin nerve gas attack on the 23rd anniversary. The attack during the capital's notoriously crowded rush hour paralysed the Japanese capital, turning it into a virtual warzone as injured people staggered out of the underground struggling for breath and with watering eyes. (more...)
JK Rowling Puts Trump On Blast For His Sloppy Yet Ironic Tweeting JK Rowling Puts Trump On Blast For His Sloppy Yet Ironic Tweeting
- July 06, 2018

Merriam-Webster also poked fun at Trump's mistake, tweeting definitions of "pore over': "to read or study very carefully, ' and "pour over': "to make expensive coffee". Rowling would post five tweets on the matter, of which three were simple extended "haha" messages until the character limit had been reached. "The Washington Post is constantly quoting "anonymous sources" that do not exist", tweeted the president. (more...)
19 killed by gunpowder explosions in Mexico's fireworks capital 19 killed by gunpowder explosions in Mexico's fireworks capital
- July 06, 2018

The explosions occurred at pyrotechnics workshops in the La Saucera area of Tultepec, according to a statement by the federal government. At least 40 people were injured when a series of explosions ripped through the area. Regulations for firework workshops of exist in Mexico with many factories making powerful firecrackers and bottle rockets - but safety measures are a continued source of debate. (more...)
Followers of Japanese cult leader also executed Followers of Japanese cult leader also executed
- July 06, 2018

And the execution of Asahara's followers risks elevating them to "martyrs" in the eyes of remaining cult adherents, warned Taro Takimoto, a lawyer for relatives of cultists, in an interview with AFP earlier this year. A total of 8 people were killed and 500 others were injured. On March 20, 1995, members of the cult left punctured bags filled with liquid nerve agent on train lines going through Tokyo's political district. (more...)
Divers to check sunken Thai boat for Chinese tourists: governor Divers to check sunken Thai boat for Chinese tourists: governor
- July 06, 2018

Around 20 people are missing after a diving boat capsized in rough seas off the Thai tourist island of Phuket, an official at the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation said late Thursday, July 5. But as details dripped through overnight, Governor Norraphat said two passengers were still unaccounted for from another stricken ship. Ambulances could be seen waiting for various people to be rescued. (more...)
Amesbury victims poisoned by same nerve agent used on ex-spy Amesbury victims poisoned by same nerve agent used on ex-spy
- July 06, 2018

Sam Hobson, a 29-year-old friend of the couple, names them as Dawn Sturgess and Charlie Rowley , a couple, and describes how he had been with them enjoying the sunshine the previous day. Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies said people who had visited areas now cordoned off in Salisbury should wash their clothes and wipe down any items they were carrying. (more...)
Justin Trudeau allegedly groped reporter at a festival Justin Trudeau allegedly groped reporter at a festival
- July 06, 2018

The Prime Minister said Sunday, "I remember that day in Creston well ... I don't remember any negative interactions that day at all", the prime minister told reporters in Regina, Canada. In light of those statements, the dissmissiveness of Trudeau's response to a groping allegation seems uncharacteristic. The alleged incident reportedly took place at a music festival where money was being raised for the Avalanche Foundation, a charity Trudeau became involved with after his brother Michel ... (more...)
Birthday girl, 3, dies after knife attack Birthday girl, 3, dies after knife attack
- July 06, 2018

The chief said the victims were all refugees from Syria, Iraq and Ethiopia who had escaped violence in their homelands only to be confronted with it in America. Nine people were injured in a mass stabbing in an apartment complex in Boise, Idaho , on Saturday night, with four of the victims reported to be in critical condition, officials said. (more...)
Chuck Schumer pushed Merrick Garland as Trump Supreme Court nominee Chuck Schumer pushed Merrick Garland as Trump Supreme Court nominee
- July 06, 2018

Mike Lee (R-Utah) to the post instead "because there is not a single soul out there who can doubt that a Justice Mike Lee would remain true to the convictions he has fought for his entire life". At the end of a meeting with top aides last August to discuss sanctions on Venezuela, President Trump surprised them by asking why the United States didn't just invade the country, a senior administration official familiar with the matter told The Associated Press . (more...)
USA using DNA to reunite children with migrant parents
- July 06, 2018

Azar said that based on a comprehensive audit by HHS and immigration authorities, there were now fewer than 3,000 children in HHS care who may have been separated from parents taken into custody for crossing the border illegally or for other reasons, such as concern over safety of the child. (more...)
What policy impact does Scott Pruitt leave at EPA? What policy impact does Scott Pruitt leave at EPA?
- July 06, 2018

Mentioned immediately as possible successors are Matt Mead, Wyoming's two-term Republican governor, and Russell Harding, former director of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. "Pruitt created a culture of corruption at EPA that has never been seen before in a federal agency, and for months President Trump idly stood by and allowed him to do further harm". (more...)
Facebook censors America's Declaration of Independence for 'hate speech' Facebook censors America's Declaration of Independence for 'hate speech'
- July 06, 2018

This seemingly innocuous celebration of America went smoothly... until parts of post number ten were blocked from the paper's Facebook feed as hate speech . Stinnett suggested - and he is nearly certainly right - that Facebook's algorithm responded to the phrase "merciless Indian Savages". The use of the phrase "Indian Savages" certainly does have an unpleasant ring to it 240 years later, but that doesn't make the idea of having a left-leaning corporate behemoth take on the role of language ... (more...)
White House Twitter account targets Democratic senators over ICE White House Twitter account targets Democratic senators over ICE
- July 06, 2018

Warren has joined calls to abolish ICE, saying at a rally over the weekend that the immigration system must be rebuilt "from top to bottom". Moreover, the White House once again describing members of MS-13 as "animals" echoed Trump's rhetoric of dehumanizing undocumented immigrants . (more...)
Japanese tourist dies while climbing Australia's iconic Uluru monolith Japanese tourist dies while climbing Australia's iconic Uluru monolith
- July 06, 2018

In 2010 a 54-year-old Victorian man died while trying to climb down the rock . Vincent Forrester, of the Anangu community - the traditional owners of the land - expressed sadness at his death, saying: "Please say sorry to the Japanese people there, they've lost one of their own". (more...)
Senate panel affirms intel on meddling Senate panel affirms intel on meddling
- July 06, 2018

The Senate panel released a summary Tuesday of its examination of the intelligence community's January 2017 assessment, which laid out the case of Russia's election meddling and concluded that Putin was trying to help Trump win. Trump tweeted last week. The report contradicts an assessment that came from Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee earlier this year, which placed blame on the intelligence community for the Kremlin's interference. (more...)
Scientists create hybrid embryos to save white rhinos Scientists create hybrid embryos to save white rhinos
- July 06, 2018

Using in vitro fertilization (IVF ), the researchers extracted sperm that had previously been frozen from NWR males and implanted it into eggs from the SWR to create the hybrid embryos. "We are highly afraid something unexpected would happen, that would be a nightmare". The embryos reached the blastocyst stage-a relatively developed stage which boosts the chances of pregnancy after transplantation. (more...)
Dozens missing after boat capsizes off Thailand's Phuket island
- July 06, 2018

Television footage taken at a pier in Phuket showed stunned tourists huddling in blankets, while several women cried as medics tended to the injured. The governor of southern Phuket, Noraphat Plodthong, said on Thursday that a number of passengers were still "being helped" by rescue boats sent to the scene. (more...)
Trump says he'll name high court pick on July 9 Trump says he'll name high court pick on July 9
- July 05, 2018

Trump's promise to appoint conservative, anti-abortion justices helped turn out the base voters he needed to secure his surprise victory. But Schumer and other Democratic senators sang a totally different tune when former President Barack Obama nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens during the 2010 midterm election campaign, which saw the Tea Party revolt toss out the Democrat majority in the Senate and House and replace it with Republican ... (more...)
Two Koreas court peace in first basketball friendly in years Two Koreas court peace in first basketball friendly in years
- July 05, 2018

The South Koreans will return on Friday after two more games on Thursday, this time with teams divided by country - but no flags being shown. Women athletes from the traditional foes put political differences aside to form two joint North-South teams, "Peace" and "Prosperity", in the friendly in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, the packed crowd shouting and waving balloons in what turned out to be a thriller - Prosperity won 103 to 102. (more...)
Even ICE Agents Hate ICE Even ICE Agents Hate ICE
- July 05, 2018

Customs Service. In cases where parents came to the border with children, that meant separating them because there aren't family detention spaces in the criminal justice system. While the ranks of politicians on the left supporting the "abolish ICE" call in some form are growing, many are not adopting the slogan. The agency lost track of more than 1,400 of the 2,000 guns they allowed smugglers to buy. (more...)

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