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ABQ Mayor Berry to Jeff Sessions: Albuquerque is not a sanctuary city ABQ Mayor Berry to Jeff Sessions: Albuquerque is not a sanctuary city
- August 05, 2017

In letters to those chiefs of police, the Department of Justice said if their cities want to take advantage of a new federal crime-fighting assistance program launched in June they need to prove by August 18 they are complying with federal directives regarding the detainment of foreign nationals arrested for crimes. (more...)
Four Spanish nationals killed in Andhra road accident Four Spanish nationals killed in Andhra road accident
- August 05, 2017

The tourists were in the country to see the development activities initiated by the Rural Development Trust run by a Spanish group in a village in Anantapuramu district, the Indian Express reported. Four Spanish nationals and driver of the mini-bus were killed and one Spaniard was critically injured. He started the Trust in 1969 in Bathalapalli in Anantapur district to serve the poor of Anantapur, Srisailam and Kurnool areas of Rayalaseema region. (more...)
Russia's Kislyak defends conversations with Flynn as 'transparent' Russia's Kislyak defends conversations with Flynn as 'transparent'
- August 05, 2017

We never discussed sanctions with anybody. Flynn's firing, after 24 days on the job, followed warnings by acting Attorney General Sally Yates to the new Trump White House team that Flynn was potentially vulnerable to Russian blackmail regarding phone calls he had with Kislyak during the transition period. (more...)
Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ:FWRD) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"
- August 05, 2017

Bb&T Corp has 23,035 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Analysts await Patterson Companies, Inc. The company has a market capitalization of $1.56 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.98 and a beta of 1.06. Shares of Forward Air Corporation (FWRD) opened at 51.59 on Friday. Forward Air Corporation's revenue for the quarter was up 12.1% compared to the same quarter previous year. (more...)
Pole detained over abduction of British model in Italy Pole detained over abduction of British model in Italy
- August 05, 2017

The police say the man, Lukasz Pawel Herba, 30, a Polish citizen who lives in the United Kingdom, was charged with kidnapping for extortion purposes. The Foreign Office says it is providing consular support to a British woman. The man has confessed to the crime and his phone and computer - including photos of the model being offered on the "deep web" - have been confiscated. (more...)
Mueller Team Asks White House for Documents on Flynn
- August 05, 2017

Mueller's team, investigating whether President Trump's campaign coordinated with Russian Federation to influence last year's election, have questioned witnesses close to the former three-star general about Flynn's work with firms tied to the Turkish government, the New York Times reported . (more...)
Chief of Staff Kelly Has 'Closed the Door to the Oval Office' Chief of Staff Kelly Has 'Closed the Door to the Oval Office'
- August 05, 2017

Maybe there is something about John Kelly's gravitas that will compel Trump to behave like a president should. Will there suddenly be an issue of TIME magazine with "President Kelly" on the cover? If Trump does pick our former governor, Perry, a career politician from his flawless hair to his dress cowboy boots, will have replaced Kelly, a former Marine general with a similar background to previous Homeland Security secretaries. (more...)
Manila looks to Asean to deal with North Korea Manila looks to Asean to deal with North Korea
- August 05, 2017

Typically, they agree on sanctions on North Korea before formally involving other council members. Our final topic, picked by you, dear listeners, earlier in a poll on our Facebook page, is "North Korea: What Card Will China Play?" focusing on Beijing's set of policy options towards Pyongyang. (more...)
Putin's Fishing Trip: How Russian Leader Chased Giant Pike Putin's Fishing Trip: How Russian Leader Chased Giant Pike
- August 05, 2017

His spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said the president spent two hours hunting a pike before finally getting it. On this brief journey he was accompanied by Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, head of the Republic of Khakassia Viktor Zimin and head of Tyva Sholban Kara-ool. (more...)
NIA raids Kerala engineer's home on suspicion of IS links NIA raids Kerala engineer's home on suspicion of IS links
- August 05, 2017

The development came after the NIA on Thursday conducted searches at two locations in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore, and one location in Kerala's Alappuzha as part of investigation in connection with the Omar Al-Hindi ISIS Module case. One of the suspects from Coimbatore had been maintaining contacts with Abdul Rashid, who along with 23 Keralities had left for Afghanistan past year. (more...)
Dhinakaran likely to chalk out new strategy in AIADMK Dhinakaran likely to chalk out new strategy in AIADMK
- August 05, 2017

Dinakaran reminded there was no headway in the merger talks between the two rival factions of the party in the two months in which he desisted himself from involving in party activities. Palanisamy is expected to use the public opinion against Sasikala, who has been convicted for corruption by the Supreme Court. Contending that there was BJP's hand at work, Mr. (more...)
Arewa youths, Igbo representatives form panel to resolve crisis Arewa youths, Igbo representatives form panel to resolve crisis
- August 05, 2017

Mr. Shettima, who also spoke to journalists after the meeting, said his group was pushed into issuing the widely-criticised quit notice by the insults being poured on northerners by the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and his threat of war over which he said nobody cautioned Mr. (more...)
Venezuela's controversial constitutional assembly meets for 1st time since election Venezuela's controversial constitutional assembly meets for 1st time since election
- August 05, 2017

Countries around the world have condemned the assembly as a bid to indefinitely extend Maduro's rule. "No one explained the reason behind either transfer", she said. It has promised that it is considering other options - including possible broader sanctions on the country's oil industry. "This constituent assembly is the hope of an entire country", he said. (more...)
European Union imposes new Russian Federation sanctions over Crimea turbines European Union imposes new Russian Federation sanctions over Crimea turbines
- August 05, 2017

The European Commission has chose to broaden sanctions against Moscow on Friday. Moscow reserves the right to take retaliatory measures over new European Union sanctions but also reaffirms its interest in keeping and developing economic cooperation with the bloc, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday. (more...)
Trump praises 'superb' new chief of staff John Kelly
- August 05, 2017

John Kelly , Ivanka Trump ignited one of the administration's multiple controversies this week, this one about reporting structure and the continuing effect of nepotism in the Oval Office. The White House sources said her name was still on the list for the communications director position. "I just want to congratulate him on the great job he's done with Homeland Security, and I have no doubt that he will be an absolutely superb chief of staff", added the president. (more...)
US aims for UN vote Saturday on new North Korea sanctions - diplomats US aims for UN vote Saturday on new North Korea sanctions - diplomats
- August 05, 2017

The potential meetings come as the North faces intense worldwide pressure to curtail its nuclear weapons programme. North Korea has made no secret of its plans to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the United States. "[The draft] appears to reflect a compromise between the United States and China in several areas", Bonnie Glaser, senior adviser for Asia at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, said. (more...)
Ghani Left Kabul For Iran To Join Rouhani Oath Ceremony
- August 05, 2017

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani arrived in Tehran to attend swearing in ceremony of his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani and discuss bilateral ties. Khamenei took a tougher line, saying Iran must not fall for Washington's "tricks". The Iran component ramps up sanctions for that country's missile testing, human rights abuses and backing of terrorism, and further restricts the president's ability to waive the sanctions. (more...)
Guzzardi: After White House shake up, 'deep state' on the run
- August 05, 2017

After swearing in Kelly, Trump convened his full Cabinet, including Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the target of recent public rebukes from the president. Trump to tweet something they feel passionately about. The House has begun a five-week recess, while the Senate is scheduled to work two more weeks before a summer break. (more...)
Trump to Turnbull in call: I have had it Trump to Turnbull in call: I have had it
- August 05, 2017

At which point Trump interjected, saying "That is a good idea". We should do that too. Mr Trump: "You have brokered many a stupid deal in business, and I respect you, but I guarantee that you broke many a stupid deal". " I have had it ", Trump says. I will say I hate [the deal]. " I have been making these calls all day, and this is the most unpleasant call all day ". (more...)
An uphill task at the White House An uphill task at the White House
- August 05, 2017

With Trump relinquishing some power over to Kelly, this could be sign that Trump has made a decision to act more presidential. "Only way for me to get the truth out!" he added. Trump initially refused, but relented when Kelly insisted. Mr Kelly would have to engineer the removal of Donald Trump Jr, Ivanka Trump , Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon from the administration before attempting to bring Donald Trump Sr's actions and reactions to a level in conformity with normal Oval Office ... (more...)
Trump administration drowning in leaks Trump administration drowning in leaks
- August 05, 2017

They were published in the Washington Post Thursday. The White House called the leak a national security issue , saying it will prevent the president from being able to do what he does best, and negotiate with foreign leaders. In reality, Hillary Clinton won New Hampshire by about 3,000 votes in the presidential election. It was previously reported that Trump's call with Turnbull was contentious - Sen. (more...)
European Central Bank reveals no approach made by South Africa on Ottis Gibson
- August 05, 2017

Farbrace said: "The last five minutes we'll be disappointed with". The game will resume with neither side decisively ahead, but there is intrigue off the field too after England's bowling coach emerged as a candidate for the top job in the away dressing room. (more...)
Scaramucci says Trump isn't elitist because he eats cheeseburgers and pizza Scaramucci says Trump isn't elitist because he eats cheeseburgers and pizza
- August 05, 2017

Not even a week into his new job, Scaramucci accused unidentified senior officials of trying to sabotage him and committing a felony by leaking information. Priebus was not only a known commodity in D.C. circles because of his time at the RNC but also a close, personal friend of House Speaker Paul Ryan - a man considered essential to Trump's chances of enacting his agenda in Washington. (more...)
Trump's Conversation With Australian PM Goes Viral Trump's Conversation With Australian PM Goes Viral
- August 05, 2017

In our almost six decades of working at the State Department, it's our assessment that leaks generally fall into five categories: personal, political, bureaucratic, policy, and authorized. I do not understand. TRUMP: Yes, I will be seen as a weak and ineffective leader in my first week by these people. It's striking how quickly the tone of the conversation with both leaders escalated, largely because of Trump's aggressiveness, impatience and inability to have his own way. (more...)
Refugee despairs over Trump transcript Refugee despairs over Trump transcript
- August 05, 2017

Trump's conversation with Prime Minister Turnbull turned heated when the two began discussing a refugee resettlement agreement negotiated during the Obama administration. "We will take anyone that you want us to take", Mr Turnbull told the president. President Trump has never been the type to mince his words - and in transcripts of his early phone calls as president published by The Washington Post on Thursday, that habit made for some eye-popping quotes . (more...)