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A vehicle bomb blast in Somalia's capital has killed at least 5 A vehicle bomb blast in Somalia's capital has killed at least 5
- July 30, 2017

The blast near Waberi police station along the busy Makkah Al-Mukarramah road may have been a suicide bomber, Capt. Mohamed Hussein told The Associated Press. "I saw several dead bodies strewn and vehicles burning". It was not clear who was responsible for the blast. No group has claimed responsibility but the militant group Al-Shabaab has claimed credit for such attacks in the past. (more...)
Philander hospitalised with suspected viral infection Philander hospitalised with suspected viral infection
- July 30, 2017

Alastair Cook (seven) was bowled by a cracking delivery from Morne Morkel when England batted again and Jennings was dropped by Dean Elgar at slip when he had six. Bavuma's edge to the third man boundary off Roland-Jones saw him complete a hard-earned fifty off 111 balls, including eight fours. Five years on, however, it was a different story as Amla exited for just six, when he could do nothing other than glove a lifting Roland-Jones ball to wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow. (more...)
NKorea launch was an intercontinental ballistic missile NKorea launch was an intercontinental ballistic missile
- July 30, 2017

Friday's test was created to show the Hwasong-14's maximum range with a "large-sized heavy nuclear warhead", the statement said. It said Washington should regard the launch as a "grave warning". Immediately after the launch, USA and South Korean forces conducted live-fire exercises. Japanese public broadcaster NHK said the North Koreans fired a projectile shortly before midnight Japan time (5 p.m. (more...)
McCain urges both parties to 'start fresh' on health care reform McCain urges both parties to 'start fresh' on health care reform
- July 30, 2017

Some GOP senators anxious the measure would go back to the House, where leaders would put it on the floor, pass it and send it to Trump - who has said he would sign whatever lands on his desk when it comes to Republican-passed health care legislation. (more...)
China urges North Korea to stop acts that could worsen tensions China urges North Korea to stop acts that could worsen tensions
- July 30, 2017

Gabriel also stressed the "particular" responsibility of the UNSC regarding the issue of North Korea's missile tests , adding that Germany is committed to tightening the sanctions against Pyongyang. Terrence O'Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces commander , said in the statement . After chairing a meeting of his country's National Security Council, South Korean President Moon Jae-in calls on the United Nations (UN) Security Council to impose stronger actions on North Korea. (more...)
NBC5 Forecast: Not Quite as Hot Today NBC5 Forecast: Not Quite as Hot Today
- July 30, 2017

Locally heavy rain possible. After a hot start to the weekend, temperatures will come down a bit today with afternoon highs mostly in the 90s. Otherwise, more clouds on Sunday with temps 80s to lower 90s and northeast winds 5-15 miles per hour. (more...)
President Trump names John F. Kelly White House Chief of Staff President Trump names John F. Kelly White House Chief of Staff
- July 30, 2017

Like I said a couple weeks ago, I said the president has a right to change directions. "It's just getting in the mud, and I think the palace intrigue stuff is annoying, and I think it's a distraction, and it takes away from the president's agenda". (more...)
White House expected to name Nielsen new deputy chief of staff White House expected to name Nielsen new deputy chief of staff
- July 30, 2017

Kelly as a "true star" of his administration who did a "spectacular job at Homeland Security". Even before joining Trump's cabinet as secretary of Homeland Security, Kelly was Trumpian in his own way. "Team Trump is ready for service". Those who have departed include former deputy chief of staff Katie Walsh , former communications chief Mike Dubke, press secretary Sean Spicer and press aide Michael Short. (more...)
PSG to offer Di MarĂ­a as makeweight in Neymar deal
- July 30, 2017

However, Unai Emery's side shoed plenty of holes at the back in their International Champoions Cup fixtures having conceded as many as seven goals in defeats to Tottenham Hotspur and Juventus. But PSG were level in stunning fashion in the 51st minute when Alves smashed in a 30-yard free-kick to the left of Subasic that barely span as it nestled in the goal. (more...)
Trump dumps Priebus from White House post Trump dumps Priebus from White House post
- July 30, 2017

Kelly, 67, a retired four-star Marine Corps general, is now secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and will assume the chief of staff post on Monday. As the tweet began to reverberate around Washington , Priebus exited Air Force One into the pouring rain and loaded into a black suburban with senior White House aides Steven Miller and Dan Scavino. (more...)
Yechury takes dig at Nitish's 'political opportunism' Yechury takes dig at Nitish's 'political opportunism'
- July 30, 2017

Besides Kumar and Sushil Modi, Union minister and LJP chief Ramvilas Paswan and Speaker of Bihar Assembly Vijay Kumar Choudhary attended the swearing-in ceremony. Nitish Kumar and Sushil Kumar Modi wave at a gathering after they were sworn-in as Bihar chief minister and Deputy Chief Minister respectively. (more...)
Senate rejects GOP bid to repeal 'Obamacare' Senate rejects GOP bid to repeal 'Obamacare'
- July 30, 2017

Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME - joined McCain and all Democrats to reject the amendment, which would have repealed a mandate that most individuals get health insurance and would have suspended a requirement that large companies provide coverage to their employees. (more...)
Germany nightclub shooting: Two dead in attack on Constance venue Germany nightclub shooting: Two dead in attack on Constance venue
- July 30, 2017

He died later at a hospital, authorities said. A gunman in the city of Konstanz opened fire at around 4:30am, German police said. The attack took place at the Grey nightclub on Max-Stromeyer Strasse road. Special forces and a police helicopter were sent to the scene with the gunman "put out of action" in minutes. A failed Palestinian asylum seeker killed one person and injured six others at a supermarket on Friday. (more...)
Clashes near Yemen's Mokha kill 40 troops, rebels Clashes near Yemen's Mokha kill 40 troops, rebels
- July 30, 2017

The statement concluded by calling the coalition to support the legitimacy in Yemen and the global community to keep pressuring the Houthi militias and the forces loyal to ousted-Saleh to implement UN Security Council resolution 2216, to prevent these criminal practices. (more...)
Trump Threatens To End Health Care Subsidies For Poor Americans, Congress Trump Threatens To End Health Care Subsidies For Poor Americans, Congress
- July 30, 2017

In a Twitter message on Saturday, Trump said "if a new HealthCare Bill is not approved quickly, BAILOUTS for Insurance Companies and BAILOUTS for Members of Congress will end very soon!" In a tweet on Saturday, Trump hinted at ending that program. (more...)
Ricciardo fastest in Hungary practice Ricciardo fastest in Hungary practice
- July 30, 2017

With Red Bull introducing a sizeable aerodynamic upgrade for the Hungarian GP, there was hope that the team could close the gap to front-runners Mercedes and Ferrari . "With the updates we have had here I'm looking forward to tomorrow, the vehicle is in good shape to race so I think it will be fun and we can move forward." . (more...)
Philippine cops gun down mayor, daughter denounced by Duterte in drug raid Philippine cops gun down mayor, daughter denounced by Duterte in drug raid
- July 30, 2017

Parojinog's daughter, Vice Mayor Nova Echaves, was arrested, Pacleb said. Suspected shabu, an M-16 rifle, and cash were also found inside Vice Mayor Nova Parojinog's house. Police confiscated high-powered firearms and an undetermined amount of methamphetamine hydrochloride, locally known as shabu, from at least four houses of the Parojinog family, the city's information office said. (more...)
US Senator John McCain returning to Arizona to begin cancer treatment US Senator John McCain returning to Arizona to begin cancer treatment
- July 30, 2017

Sen. John McCain , R-Ariz. arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington , Tuesday, July 25, 2017, as the Senate was to vote on moving head on health care with the goal of erasing much of Barack Obama's law. hour on Friday. A few days earlier, he delivered an impassioned speech, decrying the way the Senate's repeal and replace bills had been slapped together and called for a return to bipartisan deliberation on health care. (more...)
Deposed Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif names former government minister as his successor Deposed Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif names former government minister as his successor
- July 30, 2017

It was also decided that Sharif's younger brother, Shahbaz, who now is chief minister of the powerful Punjab province, will contest election to the National Assembly, in the seat which falls vacant with Sharif's disqualification by the Supreme Court. (more...)
Indian troops kill 2 Kashmiris in IHK Indian troops kill 2 Kashmiris in IHK
- July 30, 2017

Tahab is is a major village in the immediate periphery of Pulwama. State police sources told IANS that the militants were identified as Irfan Sheikh and Abid. Earlier on July 27, three terrorists were killed as the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid in Gurez sector of Jammu and Kashmir . "They were holed up in a house but to break out the cordon and flee, militants had came out and were killed in the open", the officer said. (more...)
Donald Trump appears to threaten members of Congress with 'BAILOUT' tweet Donald Trump appears to threaten members of Congress with 'BAILOUT' tweet
- July 30, 2017

Senate leadership has been toying with a "skinny repeal" plan that would focus on eliminating ObamaCare's individual mandate , employer mandate, and medical device tax, while largely leaving the rest of the health-care law in place. In the morning, the president threatened lawmakers' health insurance and attacked members of his own party, saying they " look like fools " because they can not pass major bills. (more...)
Higher prices, fewer options lurk after health bill collapse Higher prices, fewer options lurk after health bill collapse
- July 30, 2017

With the survival of the ACA, the mandate that almost all individuals have insurance coverage and another requirement that businesses with 50 or more full-time employees cover their workers also remain. Another day, another failed health care plan. Senate Republicans' party-line attempts to repeal Obamacare aren't dead just yet. McCain on Friday said the failed vote on the Obamacare repeal "presents the Senate with an opportunity to start fresh". (more...)
If Trump fires Mueller, he ignores history, risks disaster If Trump fires Mueller, he ignores history, risks disaster
- July 30, 2017

Trump seems less bothered that Sessions, Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner all have contradicted his claims that none of his campaign people had ever met with any Russians associated with the government than by the realization that Sessions isn't protecting his backside. (more...)
BJD accuses Jual Oram of election fund irregularities BJD accuses Jual Oram of election fund irregularities
- July 30, 2017

While explaining the details about it in schedule-9, he mentioned that he had received only Rs 2 lakh (cheque no- 610848) and rest of the amount in cash. BJD's Rajya Sabha MP Pratap Deb also countered the BJP's dubious poll funding allegations and questioned the Union Minister's election expenses. "We have also apprised the governor about how the government advocates pleaded for BJD's MLA from Hinjili, Naveen Patnaik". (more...)
Israel, Jordan: Pressure Mounts Over Temple Mount Israel, Jordan: Pressure Mounts Over Temple Mount
- July 30, 2017

It comes after Israel installed metal detectors and CCTV cameras outside the mosque, which is one of the most sacred Islamic sites but also stands on the holy site that Jews call Temple Mount . "She was in danger of being trampled by large crowds ..." The Egyptian Al Jazeera office shut down in 2013. Seemed going ok then sound of stun grenades. (more...)