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Trump taps Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback as religious freedom envoy Trump taps Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback as religious freedom envoy
- July 28, 2017

First Liberty Institute is confident that as Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom , Sam Brownback will embody these ideals and defend religious liberty for all, both here and overseas. His appointment sends a unsafe message, especially in light of a May speech delivered by Mike Pence that promised assembled religious leaders that the Trump administration considered global religious freedom a major priority . (more...)
Former DOJ Official: 'Very Bad Idea' for Trump to Fire Mueller Former DOJ Official: 'Very Bad Idea' for Trump to Fire Mueller
- July 28, 2017

He said he felt it was unfair for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation, and that Sessions should have told Mr. They make clear that only the attorney general can remove the special counsel from office. Bush appointed Mueller as Federal Bureau of Investigation director and he remained heading the agency for two years more during the Obama administration. (more...)
1 dead, several hurt after ride malfunction at Ohio State Fair 1 dead, several hurt after ride malfunction at Ohio State Fair
- July 28, 2017

He added that when the fair started on Wednesday, 11 rides had not opened because they had not been inspected. State Governor John Kasich confirmed at least one death, and said he had ordered all fair rides shut until safety inspections were carried out. (more...)
Iran successfully tests long-delayed space rocket Iran successfully tests long-delayed space rocket
- July 28, 2017

That launch happened while Iran was negotiating the nuclear deal. Regional experts told the Washington Free Beacon that the latest test is meant to send a message to the Trump administration, which has increased sanctions on Tehran for its ongoing research into ballistic missile technology, which many believe will be used as part of its nuclear program. (more...)
Education chief urged to condemn Duterte threat to bomb Lumad schools Education chief urged to condemn Duterte threat to bomb Lumad schools
- July 28, 2017

The British government advisory, released on Tuesday, warned terrorists were "very likely" to carry out attacks anywhere in the Philippines, including the capital of Manila. US-based Human Rights Watch condemned the comments and called on Duterte to publicly retract them. He demanded that the commission and the ombudsman - an anti-graft prosecutor - route requests to investigate police and military personnel through him and laid down conditions under which he would allow those investigations. (more...)
LG References LG References "Weaker Than Expected" G6 Sales in Q2 Earnings Report
- July 28, 2017

While LG's operating income rose by 14 percent year-on-year to outpace a four percent annual growth in revenue, its overall numbers were curtailed by a mobile business that posted a KRW 132.4 billion ($117.27 million) loss for the quarter. (more...)
United States warns of limited time to stop North Korea
- July 28, 2017

Brooks' remarks came in a story by Washington Free Beacon senior editor Bill Gertz. However, two United States officials said some other analysts who study North Korea's missile programme did not agree with the assessment, although there was no question that Pyongyang had moved further and faster in its efforts. (more...)
Ivanka Trump lawyers up as Russian Federation scandal closes in Ivanka Trump lawyers up as Russian Federation scandal closes in
- July 28, 2017

Simpson's firm, Fusion GPS, hired a British intelligence officer who compiled a dossier of allegations involving Trump and his ties to Russian Federation. "Witch hunt", Trump tweeted. Trump Jr. released emails on July 11 that revealed he'd attended the meeting under the impression he was being offered information that would be damaging to Hillary Clinton and help his father's campaign. (more...)
DOJ: Civil Rights Act doesn't protect sexual orientation DOJ: Civil Rights Act doesn't protect sexual orientation
- July 28, 2017

Understandably, it sparked outrage among LGBT organizations and advocates . The papers, filed in the Second Circuit Appeals Court , is in response to a case brought by sky diving instructor Donald Zarda against his former employer Altitude Express. (more...)
3-year-old twins drown in backyard pool 3-year-old twins drown in backyard pool
- July 28, 2017

I have two grandkids - one is a 3-year-old and one is turning seven, and I have a pool too, but we didn't open the pool for the last two years", Yoram Amiran said. Both children were rushed to a hospital where they were pronounced dead. Suffolk County Police Department homicide Lt. Kevin Beyrer said: "Everything appears to be an accident". (more...)
Tough to implement five recommendations of Lodha Committee: BCCI Tough to implement five recommendations of Lodha Committee: BCCI
- July 28, 2017

The reforms that have not been implemented are one state one vote, the size of the national selection panel, the size of the apex council while the last ones covers age cap and tenure of office-bearers. With regards to disqualification of office bearers, ministers and government officials, the board has cited the case of Railways and Services which are represented by the officials from the respective department. (more...)
United States should stop the games with Iran nuclear agreement — Los Angeles Times United States should stop the games with Iran nuclear agreement — Los Angeles Times
- July 28, 2017

Meanwhile, during a speech in Youngstown, Ohio , US President Donald Trump threatened that Iran would face "big, big problems" if it fails to comply with the 2015 nuclear agreement. "We'll talk about the subject in 90 days but I would be surprised if they were in compliance", he said. "You would have thought they would have said 'thank you United States. (more...)
United States warns Americans of possible 'tainted' alcohol in Mexico United States warns Americans of possible 'tainted' alcohol in Mexico
- July 28, 2017

The warning was issued due to reports of travelers becoming extremely ill or blacking out after the consumption of alcohol in Mexican resorts. The warning advises tourists to drink in moderation and seek medical attention if they begin to feel ill. (more...)
Russian Federation will respond to 'insolence' of United States sanctions: Putin Russian Federation will respond to 'insolence' of United States sanctions: Putin
- July 28, 2017

However, Putin said that he hopes that the US-Russia ties will, however, become stronger in the future, adding that the countries could jointly resolve global issues and fight terrorism more effectively. The vote also amounted to a rebuke of President Donald Trump , whose administration had pushed to water down the bill's provisions giving Congress the power to veto the lifting of sanctions, according to media reports. (more...)
4 dead after plane crashes on Utah highway 4 dead after plane crashes on Utah highway
- July 28, 2017

The 2002 crash that killed Corry Clarke happened after takeoff for a flight to drop off candy for a children's party at their local Mormon church. Witnesses said the plane just seemed to nosedive from the sky. Driver April Demetropolis was on her way to work when the plane crashed so close to her vehicle that she felt the reverberation and heat from the explosion, the Deseret News reported. (more...)
Missing Rikers Island inmate has been found on the island, officials say Missing Rikers Island inmate has been found on the island, officials say
- July 28, 2017

The jail was put on lock down and traffic on the island was stopped as different police departments searched the island and the water surrounding the island. Thursday, more than seven hours after he hopped a fence, officials say. The complex went on lockdown around 7:30 p.m.to search for him. The CO's didn't notice he was gone until the nightly head count came up one man short. (more...)
Shepherd Financial Partners LLC Purchases New Stake in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) Shepherd Financial Partners LLC Purchases New Stake in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX)
- July 28, 2017

Insiders sold 144,826 shares of company stock worth $8,642,454 in the last three months. About 11,470 shares traded. Nice Ltd (ADR) (NASDAQ:NICE) has risen 16.65% since July 27, 2016 and is uptrending. Coldstream Capital Mgmt Inc has 4,236 shares. It also reduced Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE:TEVA) stake by 69,643 shares and now owns 35,311 shares. (more...)
Venezuela strike enters second day, 3 dead Venezuela strike enters second day, 3 dead
- July 28, 2017

Venezuelan leader Maduro has slammed the new United States sanctions against his regime as "insolent" and "imperialist". Clashes between demonstrators and security forces have left at least 100 people dead, and the government has announced plans to deploy 132,000 soldiers to guard 14,515 voting stations across the country on election day. (more...)
The DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co Holds Stake in VALE SA (NYSE:VALE)
- July 28, 2017

Raymond James Trust N.A. acquired a new stake in Vale SA during the first quarter worth $101,000. The company's 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at -14.21 and -8.16. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.01. Vale had a return on equity of 16.32% and a net margin of 14.60%. Finally, Nationwide Fund Advisors bought a new stake in shares of Vale during the first quarter valued at about $3,563,000. (more...)
Woman released uninjured after 24-hour hostage stand-off Woman released uninjured after 24-hour hostage stand-off
- July 28, 2017

Police entered the property at Pemberton Way just before 5am and released hostage Lisa Hurley before arresting gunman Marc Schofield. A police spokesman said: "At 4.55am today, officers entered the address, released the hostage and detained the subject without injuries to any person". (more...)
Former Karnataka Chief Minister N Dharam Singh passes away Former Karnataka Chief Minister N Dharam Singh passes away
- July 28, 2017

He was the 17th Chief Minister of Karnataka, from 2004 to 2006. Born on December 25, 1936 at Nelogi village in Jewargi Taluk of Kalaburagi district, Singh was elected as an MLA from Jewargi for seven consecutive times between 1978 and 2008. (more...)
Trend Signal Review for Terreno Realty Corp (TRNO)
- July 28, 2017

After $1.28 actual EPS reported by AbbVie Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.37% EPS growth. Duke Realty Corp (NYSE:DRE) opened its previous trading session at $27.76 later Inclining 2.49% to close its trade at a share price of $28.42. (more...)
'You Don't Just Quit': California Hits Back at Trump's Transgender Military Ban 'You Don't Just Quit': California Hits Back at Trump's Transgender Military Ban
- July 28, 2017

A burden of medical costs and disruption is the reasoning behind President Trump's ban on transgenders joining the military. Daniel Pena served in the United States Marines Corps for 20 years. "The Department of Defense has already made a decision to allow currently-serving transgender individuals to stay in the military, and many are serving honorably today". (more...)
Quincy Jones Wins $9.4 Million From Michael Jackson's Estate Quincy Jones Wins $9.4 Million From Michael Jackson's Estate
- July 28, 2017

Jones' lawsuit charged that MJJ Productions , the record label Jackson founded that is now administered by Jackson's estate, and Sony Music began to capitalize on Jackson's work after his death, reissuing music that was remixed or edited without Jones' approval. (more...)
Politics Of Health Care Are On Full Display Politics Of Health Care Are On Full Display
- July 28, 2017

After 20 hours of debate, the Senate will then proceed to the so-call vote-a-rama, a process under which almost unlimited amendments can be offered by both Democrats and Republicans . Bob Casey , Gov. Tom Wolf and Attorney General Josh Shapiro - reiterated their opposition to the Republican-drafted health care proposals. So what's the goal here? "The health care reform proposals now under consideration would harm millions of struggling Americans by leaving too many at risk of losing ... (more...)