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Trump's order: Bar all transgender troops from United States military Trump's order: Bar all transgender troops from United States military
- July 31, 2017

Trump's statement left many wondering when this policy would go into place and what the announcement means for transgender individuals now serving in the military. Less than a day after President Trump announced the ban on trans service, several military officials released statements that appeared created to correct Trump's belief that this decision is within his power. (more...)
Sessions To Stand By Trump Till The End? Sessions To Stand By Trump Till The End?
- July 31, 2017

After all, Sessions was the first senator to back Trump in his bid for the presidency and, time and again, defended Trump's positions in a knowledgeable, rational way. And while MS-13 is certainly risky - the New York Times reported on the murders of four Latino men on Long Island by the gang in April - this concentration on MS-13 is nearly certainly overblown. (more...)
Steph Curry Mocks LeBron James, Kyrie Irving Laughs Along Steph Curry Mocks LeBron James, Kyrie Irving Laughs Along
- July 31, 2017

The Heat also owe a 2021 unprotected first-round pick to the Suns from that deal. Kyrie Irving , James' new-found enemy, is seen laughing along to the shenanigans. Chemistry in basketball is a hugely important component of a game, especially at the highest levels and when the objective for Cleveland is to take down perhaps the greatest team ever assembled in Golden State at the end of the season. (more...)
Someone Crashed a Ferrari One Hour After Buying It Someone Crashed a Ferrari One Hour After Buying It
- July 31, 2017

In a Facebook post, police said they were amazed to find the "very lucky" driver, who was not identified, with only minor cuts and bruises. "Officers asked the driver what sort of auto he "had", to which he replied, 'It was a Ferrari, '" police said. (more...)
Tropical Storm Emily forms just west of Tampa Tropical Storm Emily forms just west of Tampa
- July 31, 2017

According to the NHC, showers and storms associated with Six have become better organized and the system has developed well-defined center of circulation. Tropical storm warnings are now in effect for Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte and Lee Counties. A flood watch extends from near Tampa to Naples. (more...)
Putin expels 755 United States diplomats from Russian Federation Putin expels 755 United States diplomats from Russian Federation
- July 31, 2017

Embassy in Russia to reduce the number of its diplomats by September 1. The number of cuts ordered by Putin would reduce the US's diplomatic strength in Russian Federation to 455 people - the same number of personnel that Moscow now has in the US. (more...)
Pisgah Forest suspect's father arrested as accessory; missing man found dead Pisgah Forest suspect's father arrested as accessory; missing man found dead
- July 31, 2017

Bryson", Henderson County Sheriff Charlie McDonald said. McDowell County Sheriff Dudley Greene says a firearm was found near where Stroupe abandoned Bryson's vehicle. Phillip Michael Stroupe, 65, was arrested in Henderson County and is charged with accessory after the fact, authorities said. She said he was arrested Sunday night before Bryson's body was located. (more...)
Tony Blair can't be prosecuted over Iraq War, High Court rules Tony Blair can't be prosecuted over Iraq War, High Court rules
- July 31, 2017

Britain's House of Lords, the unelected upper house of parliament, ruled in 2006 that English law has no " crime of aggression " despite its existence in worldwide law. "Westminster Magistrates" Court rejected Al Rabbat's case previous year. Those charged argued that the base was engaged in activities connected with the invasion of Iraq which were unlawful because the invasion was a war of aggression. (more...)
Putin orders reduction of 755 personnel at US missions in Russia
- July 31, 2017

Embassy in Moscow and its four consulates across the country should be reduced to 455 by September 1, which is the same as the number of Russian diplomats now serving in the U.S. The measures came after the US Congress passed a bill last week imposing fresh sanctions over Russia's meddling in the US' 2016 election. Yesterday, Putin said that this was both diplomats and technical staff. (more...)
One inmate still at large after mass Alabama jailbreak One inmate still at large after mass Alabama jailbreak
- July 31, 2017

Eight of the runaway inmates were rounded up by 10:45 p.m. local time, about four hours after breaking out of the Walker County Jail in Jasper, about 33 miles northwest of Birmingham. The others have been accused of crimes ranging from burglary to drug possession. Last December, six Tennessee inmates escaped by ripping a stainless steel toilet mounted to a wall. (more...)
Pence: 'We believe China should do more' on North Korea Pence: 'We believe China should do more' on North Korea
- July 31, 2017

US Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday, July 30 raised the possibility of deploying the Patriot anti-missile defence system in Estonia , one of three NATO Baltic states anxious by Russian expansionism, Prime Minister Juri Ratas said, according to AFP. (more...)
Russian official threatens retaliation over US sanctions Russian official threatens retaliation over US sanctions
- July 31, 2017

On Friday , Russia ordered the USA to reduce its diplomatic presence in the country to 455 personnel, a move that could result in more than 600 embassy employees being forced to leave. "If these cuts are real, Russians should expect to wait weeks if not months to get visas to come to United States", he said . It called the decision "a regrettable and uncalled for act". (more...)
Rulings on juvenile life sentences affect 3 in South Dakota Rulings on juvenile life sentences affect 3 in South Dakota
- July 31, 2017

The Ohio Supreme Court last year overturned a de facto sentence of 112 years for an inmate convicted of kidnapping, robbery and rape as a minor, ruling it cruel and unusual punishment. The Board of Parole immediately changed its procedures after a 2016 state appellate court decision and is working on final regulations to codify the change, according to state corrections agency spokeswoman Rachel Heath. (more...)
McCain in 2010: 'We're Going to Repeal' Obamacare McCain in 2010: 'We're Going to Repeal' Obamacare
- July 31, 2017

The Senate's action means that the Affordable Care Act , which extended health insurance to 20 million people, remains in place. According to Politico , Donald Trump and Mike Pence attempted to sway McCain's vote in favor of the repeal. (more...)
Search suspended for missing swimmer at Jersey Shore
- July 31, 2017

Crews were searching Sunday for a woman who was reported missing after going for a swim with a friend off the New Jersey shore, authorities said. "We extend our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones during this extremely hard time", said Capt. (more...)
Xi Jinping presides over massive military parade showing off China's newest toys Xi Jinping presides over massive military parade showing off China's newest toys
- July 31, 2017

He has directed structural reform of the PLA, the world's largest standing army with 2 million service personnel, by cutting back army numbers by 300,000 and boosting the navy and cyber defence units. 'Always listen to and follow the party's orders, ' Xi said. The DF-31AG mobile intercontinental ballistic missiles are an upgrade to the DF-31A, introduced in 2009. (more...)
Frustrated in defeat, Trump threatens health care of voters -- and lawmakers
- July 31, 2017

Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., and the majority leader - even as the president demonstrated an uncertain understanding of the legislative process. McConnell changed the filibuster rules to allow all presidential nominees to be confirmed by a simple majority, and he extended that to allow Neil Gorsuch, Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, to be confirmed as well. (more...)
Putin passes law that will ban VPNs in Russian Federation Putin passes law that will ban VPNs in Russian Federation
- July 31, 2017

On July 20, Leonid Levin, head of the State Duma's committee for information policy, said: "there will be no fines or punishment for users", but that messenger operators would face fines. Following Apple's recent announcement that it had removed virtual private networking apps from its China App store on orders from the government, President Putin has banned VPN services in Russian Federation too. (more...)
Murkowski again breaks with GOP on health care vote Murkowski again breaks with GOP on health care vote
- July 31, 2017

Majority leader Mitch McConnell , a Republican from Kentucky was standing up front, relaying the votes from Republicans , looking as smug as a cat that ate the canary. The Senate leadership reached out to House Speaker Paul Ryan to get assurances that if skinny repeal passed, the House of Representatives would agree to a conference committee. (more...)
Trump Picks DHS Head Kelly To Be His New Chief Of Staff Trump Picks DHS Head Kelly To Be His New Chief Of Staff
- July 31, 2017

Within hours of introducing the country to the colorful new White House Communication's Director Anthony Scaramucci , the buzz about who would play him on Saturday Night Live began. We know how the story with Sean Spicer ended. He has lobbed Twitter insults at Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently though Sessions is still in place. (more...)
Obamacare 'Skinny Repeal' Fails. What's Next For California? Obamacare 'Skinny Repeal' Fails. What's Next For California?
- July 31, 2017

Some Republicans agree that repealing the individual mandate would leave the marketplace in shambles. States could also obtain waivers to let insurers charge enrollees based on their health history if they were uninsured. The House has already passed its own plan for repealing Obamacare, a proposal called the American Health Care Act . But here's who didn't vote for it that voted for it the first time: Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Dean Heller of ... (more...)
Senate rejects 'skinny' Trumpcare in narrow, late-night vote Senate rejects 'skinny' Trumpcare in narrow, late-night vote
- July 31, 2017

In the end, all 48 Democrats voted against the bill , as did 2 Republicans, while 51 Republicans voted for the bill. Her counterpart in the Senate , Chuck Schumer of NY, said after the votes that Democrats who resisted the GOP legislation "are not celebrating". (more...)
ITR filing date extended; new date to be announced ITR filing date extended; new date to be announced
- July 31, 2017

While it doesn't mean that you would have to bear penalties, the Income Tax Department has suggested to not avoid the deadline as the delay could lead to a loss of pay. So, start collating relevant documents like Form 26AS , Form 16, bank statements, etc. and make sure to file the ITR before the due date to maintain a healthy tax record. (more...)
Pyongyang replies by firing ballistic missile Pyongyang replies by firing ballistic missile
- July 31, 2017

The Pentagon said on Friday that an initial assessment showed the missile launched by North Korea earlier on the day was an intercontinental ballistic missile. Haley urged China, Japan and South Korea to tighten the screws on Pyongyang. Quoted by Blue House spokesperson Yoon Young-chan to a press briefing, the President said the test, which North Korea has said was of the Hwasong-14 ICBM, could represent a "fundamental change" in northeast Asia's "security framework". (more...)
Islamic State claims responsibility for attack near Iraqi embassy in Kabul Islamic State claims responsibility for attack near Iraqi embassy in Kabul
- July 31, 2017

It is also reported that at the scene heard sounds of shooting. A column of smoke rose into the air from the blast site. Police confirmed at least one blast but said they did not immediately have further information. Many of those deaths happened in a single attack in late May when a truck bomb exploded during the morning rush hour, killing more than 150 people and injuring hundreds. (more...)

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