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Patna HC dismisses RJD's petition against formation of JD (U)-BJP Government Patna HC dismisses RJD's petition against formation of JD (U)-BJP Government
- July 31, 2017

Yadav is believed to be upset with JD (U ) President Nitish Kumar's decision to call off the mahagatbandhan - the JD (U)-RJD-Congress alliance that was ruling the state - and instead join hands with the BJP . On Friday, Yadav had attacked the BJP-led government at the Centre over Panama Papers and its public initiatives. Sharad Yadav has been indirectly hitting out at BJP. (more...)
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas "very good health"
- July 31, 2017

The Israeli security establishment is carefully watching the condition of PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen), who was hospitalized on Saturday morning for a number of hours and then released. In October, Abbas underwent a cardiac catheterization, a procedure in which a thin tube is inserted into a blood vessel in order to examine heart strength. (more...)
El-Rufai orders probe of attack on Senators, Reps, journalists in Kaduna El-Rufai orders probe of attack on Senators, Reps, journalists in Kaduna
- July 31, 2017

Earlier on Sunday, hoodlums had disrupted a press conference held by the two senators, Messrs Sani (Kaduna Central) and Hunkuyi (Kaduna North); and injured at least one journalist working for Liberty TV/Radio, in the violence that ensued. Meanwhile Shehu Sani has released a statement regarding the incident. On his part, el-Rufai said nobody would be allowed to stifle freedom of expression in a bid to achieve political dreams. (more...)
US Bombers Fly Over Korean Peninsula in Threat to DPRK US Bombers Fly Over Korean Peninsula in Threat to DPRK
- July 31, 2017

Trump has taken aggressive stances on China for years prior to taking office, particularly on the issue of trade. "Our foolish past leaders have allowed them ( China ) to make hundreds of billions of dollars a year in trade" while allowing North Korea's missile program to become a direct threat to the USA mainland, he wrote. (more...)
Trump intends to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill: White House Trump intends to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill: White House
- July 31, 2017

Russia will respond to new United States sanctions that passed both chambers of Congress this week in addition to steps it has taken earlier in the day, Vladimir Dzhabarov, the first deputy chairman of the Russian Federation Council's Foreign Affairs Committee, told Sputnik. (more...)
Wildfire evacuation orders issued for Clinton, BC, and surrounding area Wildfire evacuation orders issued for Clinton, BC, and surrounding area
- July 31, 2017

Evacuees from the Clisbako area are asked to travel along Baezaeko Road to Nazko Road into Quesnel to an emergency centre at 500 North Star Road. Evacuation orders were issued late Saturday evening for the Village of Clinton, as well as a number of properties north and south of the village, as the Elephant Hill wildfire continues to move closer to the community. (more...)
Russian Reaction to Follow if US Adopts Sanctions Bill Russian Reaction to Follow if US Adopts Sanctions Bill
- July 31, 2017

Russia's response suggested it had set aside initial hopes of better ties with Washington . Putin also labeled the proposed sanctions "a blatant move" by the United States to "promote its own economic interests", adding that this would be to the detriment of its allies. (more...)
Insurers Await Trump Decision on Health Insurance Cost Subsidies
- July 31, 2017

Separate bills to replace, repeal and replace and even " skinny repeal " the ACA have all failed. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY said ending the payments would make health care even more expensive. John McCain probably understood that and did McConnell a favor by killing it now. I really believe it. Relief was likely the overriding emotion this morning experienced by a lot of Americans who have found their way, often for the first time in their lives, to health ... (more...)
Gainesville police rejection of Donald Trump goes viral on Twitter Gainesville police rejection of Donald Trump goes viral on Twitter
- July 31, 2017

That Trump encourages similar rough handling by police officers is no surprise. Some officers appeared to cheer the remarks in TV footage of the speech. "Violations of those rules are treated extremely seriously ", the department said in a statement Friday. " As a department, we do not and will not tolerate roughing up of prisoners ". (more...)
Trump threat: End health payments unless there's an overhaul Trump threat: End health payments unless there's an overhaul
- July 31, 2017

Trump also tweeted: "Unless the Republican Senators are total quitters, Repeal & Replace is not dead!" Two holdout GOP Senators - Susan Collins (Maine) and Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) - voted No on skinny repeal , but this still meant that the bill could pass, with VP Mike Pence casting the tie-breaking vote. (more...)
NYPD officers react to President Trump's remarks on police treatment of suspects NYPD officers react to President Trump's remarks on police treatment of suspects
- July 31, 2017

The way you put your hand - like, don't hit their head, and they've just killed somebody? Trump was speaking on Long Island Friday, addressing efforts to combat the violent MS-13 gang. The aim should be "to treat the person you have in custody like they were your family member, a brother or sister", Kelly said. "President Trump's comments fly in the face of the responsibility our city's officers display in the line of duty", Maya Wiley, chairwoman of the Civilian Complaint Review Board, ... (more...)
Barack Obama issues statement, credits those who fought Obamacare repeal Barack Obama issues statement, credits those who fought Obamacare repeal
- July 31, 2017

It also would have defunded Planned Parenthood and repealed the medical device tax. The rest picked Senate Democrats and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, as well as Senators Collins and Murkowski. "Now, I think it's appropriate to ask, what are their ideas?" At the same time , they acknowledge voters don't likely see the difference. Ginsburg also said he wouldn't be surprised if more states chose to adopt the Medicaid expansion - broadening eligibility to those just above the poverty ... (more...)
Former Expos star Tim Raines' status cemented in Baseball Hall of Fame Former Expos star Tim Raines' status cemented in Baseball Hall of Fame
- July 31, 2017

We were drafted by the Expos, we played most of our careers there. Raines, who has the highest stolen-base percentage of anyone in the Hall of Fame (84.7 percent) talked about the comparisons to Rickey Henderson, the all-time stolen base leader with 1,406. (more...)
Barack Obama issues statement, credits supporters who fought Obamacare repeal Barack Obama issues statement, credits supporters who fought Obamacare repeal
- July 31, 2017

The Arizona Republican had left the hospital, where he is undergoing treatment for a newly diagnosed and highly aggressive form of brain cancer, to return to work. "But that's a good thing", Himes said. "I think in the end they're going to have to stabilize these markets", he said. That's also why I applauded Sen. (more...)
Trump tells Republicans to get back on United States healthcare bill Trump tells Republicans to get back on United States healthcare bill
- July 31, 2017

He seemed to go against those sentiments early in the process when he voted to start debate. McCain's statement continued: "We must now return to the correct way of legislating and send the bill back to committee, hold hearings, receive input from both sides of the aisle, heed the recommendations of the nation's governors, and produce a bill that finally delivers affordable health care for the American people". (more...)
RSS worker's killing: 7 arrested, Governor summons CM, DGP RSS worker's killing: 7 arrested, Governor summons CM, DGP
- July 31, 2017

As political violence has gripped the state of Kerala in the last couple of days, the state's Governor has now intervened in the matter. BJP called for a state-wide dawn-to-dusk hartal to protest the killing on Sunday. He said problems were already there between Rajesh and Manikkuttan, the killer gang's leader. Chennai: In order to salvage their image after brutal murder of an RSS activist on Saturday night, The CPI (M) government maintained that all the suspects are arrested in no time. (more...)
Manafort meets with Senate intelligence panel: spokesman Manafort meets with Senate intelligence panel: spokesman
- July 31, 2017

The other person said Mr Manafort also said he would take part in additional interviews with the intelligence committee staff on other topics if necessary. "But we can't.mess around with back and forth and playing off one committee against another", Grassley said. "Therefore, we will not issue subpoenas for them tonight requiring their presence at Wednesday's hearing but reserve the right to do so in the future". (more...)
Congress parades Gujarat MLAs; claims BJP tried to bribe them Congress parades Gujarat MLAs; claims BJP tried to bribe them
- July 31, 2017

Like Rupani, Ahmed Patel also visited the flood-affected region and expressed confidence that he has compete trust in existing Congress MLAs and they would make him victorious. He also said that Congress leaders in the state were being threatened with IT and CBI raids. Reports that some MLAs wanting to go back to Gujarat areunfounded, he said. (more...)
Trump Endorses Police Brutality: 'Please Don't Be Nice' Trump Endorses Police Brutality: 'Please Don't Be Nice'
- July 31, 2017

He reiterated his support for police officers while also issuing a stern warning to gang members, saying, "I have a simple message for every gang member, and criminal alien that are threatening so violently, our people: We will find you, we will arrest you, we will jail you and we will deport you". (more...)
Add more Yadavs, dalits tothe party, Amit Shah tells cadre Add more Yadavs, dalits tothe party, Amit Shah tells cadre
- July 31, 2017

But even before he landed in Lucknow , Samajwadi Party (SP) MLC (Member of Legislative Council) and Rashtriya Shia Samaj founder Bukkal Nawab tendered his resignation from the party, singing paeans for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath . (more...)
State Journal editorial: Trump targets loyal troops with tweets State Journal editorial: Trump targets loyal troops with tweets
- July 31, 2017

Moreover, any service member who can not abide the thought of fighting next to an equally qualified person of a different gender or sexual orientation endangers military discipline. (CNN) - Two of the biggest voices in the transgender community are speaking out against President Trump's plan to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals from serving in the USA armed forces. (more...)
Longmont police officer helps 4-year-old girl search for monsters Longmont police officer helps 4-year-old girl search for monsters
- July 31, 2017

But during a community event with the Longmont Police Department this past month, Sidney chose to ask Officer David Bonday for help. Officer Bonday is heard saying as Sidney looks under the couch. When 4-year-old Sidney Fahrenbruch moved into her new home, she had just one thing on her mind: Were there monsters, and where were they hiding? Sidney's mom noted that they checked out the front yard to "make sure there was no monster activity". (more...)
Trump backs rough treatment by police Trump backs rough treatment by police
- July 31, 2017

Trump then advised arresting officers to not assist suspects when they're ducking their heads to get inside the back of the cop auto. I said, "Please don't be too nice",' he said in his speech. Ben Tobias , a spokesman for the police department in Gainesville, Florida, also criticized the president's remarks. The comment drew ire from several departments accusing Trump of normalizing police brutality. (more...)
Shin Bet to Investigate Guard in Jordan Embassy Shooting Shin Bet to Investigate Guard in Jordan Embassy Shooting
- July 31, 2017

A Jordanian government official has said the Israeli ambassador and embassy staff would not be allowed back into the country unless Israel took legal action in the case. Israel's announcement of the probe came a day after Jordan's attorney general announced that he intends to pursue murder charges in an global court against the security guard. (more...)
Somalia : Deadly explosion attack targetted Maka Al-Mukarama Road in Mogadishu Somalia : Deadly explosion attack targetted Maka Al-Mukarama Road in Mogadishu
- July 31, 2017

Al Shabaab Militants have on Sunday claimed to have killed 39 AU soldiers in an ambush near Southern Somalia town of Buulo Mareer. Speaking to reporters in Mogadishu at the end of joint conference between Somali and AMISOM security officials, Defense Minister Abdirashid Abdullahi Mohamed said, Somalia's national army are ready to be deployed into the positions vacated by AMISOM. (more...)