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Mueller seeks immunity for 5 witnesses in Manafort case Mueller seeks immunity for 5 witnesses in Manafort case
- July 18, 2018

U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis denied a motion filed by Manafort's attorneys to move the Virginia trial, scheduled for later this month, from Alexandria, Va., to Roanoke, Va., over his claims that relentless media coverage of his role in the Trump campaign and by extension the Russian Federation investigation would taint a potential juror pool. (more...)
Donald Trump: How the Queen SNUBBED US leader with brooches
- July 18, 2018

The day US President Trump arrived in London to meet Her Majesty, she had previously met with the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar for an audience at Windsor Castle. The thread has garnered nearly 6,000 likes and has been shared over 2,000 times. They presented the gift to the Queen during a 2011 visit to Buckingham Palace . (more...)
G7 foreign ministers say Russian Federation must be held accountable for MH17 downing G7 foreign ministers say Russian Federation must be held accountable for MH17 downing
- July 18, 2018

Meanwhile, foreign ministers from G7 nations have called on Russian Federation "to account for its role" in the aircraft's downing. MH17 was carrying 298 crew and passengers, nationals of Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the Philippines, Romania, South Africa, Vietnam, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America. (more...)
Cops use coin flip to decide whether to arrest woman Cops use coin flip to decide whether to arrest woman
- July 18, 2018

The officers, Courtney Brown and Kristee Wilson of the Roswell Police Department, wound up ignoring the results of the coin toss and following ordinary police procedure. Officer Wilson interjects with, "23" - a numerical code for arrest . Although the coin lands on tails, the officers chose to disregard the outcome and proceed to arrest Webb for reckless driving. (more...)
Be tough on Russian meddling
- July 18, 2018

Trump's comments also stunned some pundits on the president's favorite television channel: Fox News. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat from New Hampshire, is calling on President Donald Trump's interpreter from his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to testify before Congress. (more...)
Trump baby blimp set to follow president around US Trump baby blimp set to follow president around US
- July 18, 2018

The blimp floated over Britain's parliament during the U.S. president's London visit, despite the objections of some conservatives. The New York Daily News put the instantly iconic Trump Baby blimp to creative use on its Saturday front page (above left) to illustrate the extent to which Vladimir Putin seems to have the US president on a leash. (more...)
Trump did not threaten to leave NATO, Macron says Trump did not threaten to leave NATO, Macron says
- July 18, 2018

President Donald Trump's claim that the target was actually 4 percent. Leaders had anticipated an easier day of talks on Thursday after Mr Trump agreed to a statement on Wednesday reinforcing that each country needed to spend two percent of their national income on defence. (more...)
Trump confirms switch from baby blue design for Air Force One Trump confirms switch from baby blue design for Air Force One
- July 17, 2018

President Trump said in an interview with CBS News that aired Tuesday that after the United States cut a deal with Boeing for a new presidential jetliner, it occurred to him that maybe it was time for a change. "Red, white, and blue", Trump said. USA media reported last week that Mr Trump was planning to redesign the aircraft. "It's going to be the top of the line, the top in the world". (more...)
Brexit tensions as Tory rebels back a second referendum Brexit tensions as Tory rebels back a second referendum
- July 17, 2018

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said the legislation would be "the confident first step that the United Kingdom takes towards establishing itself as an independent trading nation for the first time in over 40 years". Noting the deep divisions in government and parliament on the way forward, Greening said voters must decide - becoming the most senior member of May's Conservative party to back the idea. (more...)
Trump flays ‘stupidity’ of USA policy on Russian Federation.. Trump flays ‘stupidity’ of USA policy on Russian Federation..
- July 17, 2018

Kasparov, who is also the chairman of the Human Rights Foundation and a noted anti-Putin columnist, was far from convinced that President Trump is playing 4D chess. Bush and Central Intelligence Agency director under former president Barack Obama, said it amounted to an impeachable act. Putin said discussion topics included arms treaties, counterterrorism, cybersecurity, Syria, North Korea, Russia's opposition to the USA withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal, and joint business investment ... (more...)
Mandalay Bay owner SUES victims of deadly Las Vegas shooting Mandalay Bay owner SUES victims of deadly Las Vegas shooting
- July 17, 2018

MGM Resorts International, the parent company of Mandalay Bay , is suing more than 1,000 victims to pre-empt liability claims, The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Monday. "Years of drawn out litigation and hearings are not in the best interest of victims, the community and those still healing". In this case, MGM's lawyers claim, the act and other regulations "make clear that any such claim against the MGM parties must be dismissed". (more...)
Prince Charles and Prince William reportedly refused to meet Trump
- July 17, 2018

As arrangements were being made for the U.S. president's royal tour, Charles and Will were vocal about their reluctance to meet with Trump, a source toldThe Times . Donald Trump met with the Queen at Windsor Castle over the weekend. Trump's visit to the United Kingdom was marked by protests across the country he was greeted by large-scale demonstrations in London ahead of his visit. (more...)
Trump met with Elizabeth II: not without embarrassment
- July 17, 2018

She was fantastic. Such a wonderful lady and so lovely. Speaking to Morgan in an interview which will air on Good Morning Britain on Monday, he said: 'When I say attractive, inside and out, that is a lovely woman'. We'll have to wait to find out what happened within Windsor's walls. Trump said he had told British Prime Minister Theresa May that London must get a "carve out" in whatever arrangement is struck with Brussels, so that a "great trade deal" could be struck. (more...)
Brexit campaign group Vote Leave referred to police for breaching spending rules
- July 17, 2018

The results are not expected to have any major impact on the Brexit trajectory as it stands. I was 22 when I got involved in a referendum I felt passionately about. "Nevertheless, the evidence we have found is clear and substantial", Posner said. Labour has called for ministers who were key members of Vote Leave to be investigated for possible misconduct after the Electoral Commission fined the campaign £61,000 and reported it the police. (more...)
Woman Bit Off, Swallowed Chunk Of Victim's Nose Woman Bit Off, Swallowed Chunk Of Victim's Nose
- July 17, 2018

The victim, identified as Tatiana by KTRK says she and her next-door, along with Jessica Collins, 41, went out to a Houston-area bar last Wednesday. "I've seen a lot. This case here is probably the first we've had in probably four or five years, but it does happen", said Harris County Constable Mark Herman. (more...)
Theresa May bows to pro-Brexit pressure to survive parliamentary scare Theresa May bows to pro-Brexit pressure to survive parliamentary scare
- July 17, 2018

Demands by Brexiteers to change the wording of the Customs Bill were accepted, preventing a rebellion by hardliners who want a clean break with the European Union following the UK's departure. Rees-Mogg said she still had time to change course but said the current plan would only go through parliament with the support of opposition votes. (more...)
Woman Impaled By Beach Umbrella On Jersey Shore Woman Impaled By Beach Umbrella On Jersey Shore
- July 17, 2018

The umbrella had fully punctured her ankle "due to the force of the wind", Detective Korman said. There has been no update on her condition. Ms Reynolds was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune. Pictures posted on Instagram by Ricky Z, on his "insert4coins" account, showed fire crews and paramedics tending to her at the scene. "That umbrella woman was reading a book and seconds later her leg was impaled to the sand". (more...)
California Wildfire Explodes, Cuts Off Key Route to Yosemite California Wildfire Explodes, Cuts Off Key Route to Yosemite
- July 17, 2018

CAL FIRE announced this afternoon that Heavy Fire Equipment Operator Braden Varney was tragically killed while battling the fire. About 200 personnel are on scene. local time as crews grappled with the area's steep mountain terrain and extreme temperatures that made it hard to slow the fire's spread. Power lines in the canyon that provide electric power to Yosemite Valley have been turned off for the safety of firefighters, said park spokeswoman Jamie Richards. (more...)
Russian President Vladimir Putin's Helsinki showmanship starts with his new limo Russian President Vladimir Putin's Helsinki showmanship starts with his new limo
- July 17, 2018

Russian president begins joint press conference , says Russia never interfered and doesn't plan to interfere in U.S. domestic politics, including elections. In a tweet , Mr Trump alluded to last week's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, which ended with him saying he had secured extra money for defence - something disputed by allies in the Western military alliance. (more...)
Daughter trapped in washing machine, mom shares on Facebook Daughter trapped in washing machine, mom shares on Facebook
- July 17, 2018

A Facebook user says her young daughter had to be freed last week from a frontloading washing machine in a now-viral post . I've been hesitant to write this post . The family was finally able to stop the machine and get Kloe out. "But at some point, we'd like to propose they add a feature so the door locks". We are continually surprised at the new, inventive ways our kids come up with to try and die. (more...)
Getting along with Russian Federation is a good thing Getting along with Russian Federation is a good thing
- July 17, 2018

It was perceived as cementing a shift in the global order - one in which an era of American leadership has been replaced by one of American acquiescence. "We don't have anything on [Trump]", Putin insisted. "By affording him [Putin] the trappings of an equal partner Mr. Trump has given President Putin what he craved most: respect..." "I hold both countries responsible ..." "I think he's a very bad person". (more...)
1st LD Writethru: 5 killed in landslide in Indian-controlled Kashmir 1st LD Writethru: 5 killed in landslide in Indian-controlled Kashmir
- July 17, 2018

On the directions of Governor N N Vohra, devotees who sustained injuries after a loose rock fell down on them in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir are being provided a free treatment in Reasi hospital. Rescue and relief operation is going on. Most of the injured were also residents of Jammu district and included eight boys and girls besides seven women, the official said. (more...)
Theresa May narrowly escapes defeat after caving in to Brexiteers Theresa May narrowly escapes defeat after caving in to Brexiteers
- July 17, 2018

The move has led to accusations that Prime Minister Theresa May is hoping to abate Tory infighting over Brexit by sending everyone home early. May's decision not to fight the amendments to her Brexit plan (only agreed at Chequers just over a week ago), tabled by hardline eurosceptic Tories, caused her the departure of yet another government member, as defence minister Guto Bebb resigned in protest at the concessions to hardline Brexiteers. (more...)
Finnish Summit: Trump Greets Putin Finnish Summit: Trump Greets Putin
- July 17, 2018

Friday's USA indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence agents over the meddling controversy exploded with embarrassing timing for Trump he prepared to meet Putin. Trump and Putin finally entered the Gothic Hall in the Finnish presidential palace at 2:10 p.m. Trump has refused to personally commit to the United States refusal to recognise Russia's annexation of Crimea, leaving open the possibility of a climbdown linked to a promise by Putin to somehow rein in Iranian influence in ... (more...)
Seth Meyers Teaches Us What a Royal Eclipse Is
- July 17, 2018

Seriously, you're telling me this guy only weights 239 pounds? He's so wide he completely covered a monarch. "It was clear from his answer that Trump had no idea what he was talking about". Quipped Meyers: "Can someone get Trump a glass of water because he thirsty?" Can you imagine what their private meeting was like? As an example, Meyers pointed to what he called "an insane conspiracy theory" about a missing computer server. (more...)

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