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GOP Sen Flake: Chants to Lock Hillary Up 'Inappropriate' GOP Sen Flake: Chants to Lock Hillary Up 'Inappropriate'
- August 07, 2017

On Monday, a bipartisan group of members in the House of Representatives talked up a plan to support Obamacare - subsidies and all. John Kennedy, R-La., not someone who publicly dissents with the president often, said. If Republican lawmakers can't hold together their base, the 2018 midterms could be a disaster for their party. "We ought to stand up and say, 'Hey, that's just not right'". (more...)
Russian Federation accuses United States of 'full-scale trade war' after Trump imposes new sanctions Russian Federation accuses United States of 'full-scale trade war' after Trump imposes new sanctions
- August 07, 2017

After his administration's failure to weaken a bill to toughen sanctions against Russia , President Donald Trump begrudgingly signed it into law this week, calling it "seriously flawed" and suggesting parts were unconstitutional . (more...)
Knicks hire Obama's brother-in-law for front-office post Knicks hire Obama's brother-in-law for front-office post
- August 07, 2017

Sports, and later confirmed by Ian Begley of ESPN. Phil Jackson was dismissed at the end of June while Steve Mills took over as team president. He was hired on for that role in 2015 and was previously a college head coach for Oregon State and Brown University. With the Knicks , Robinson will fill roles including player development as well as serve as general manager for the Knicks' development league team in Westchester. (more...)
Kirui and Chelimo fight back for marathon wins Kirui and Chelimo fight back for marathon wins
- August 07, 2017

The 24 year old won the race in an impressive time of 2:08:27 followed by Ethiopia's Tamirat Tola while Alphonce Simbu of Tanzania settled for bronze medal. "I was smart not to follow the Ethiopian". Geoffrey Kirui and two-time world champion Edna Kiplagat delivered a marathon gold and silver medal resperectively at the ongoing World Championships in London yesterday. (more...)
22 injured as explosion rocks Lahore 22 injured as explosion rocks Lahore
- August 07, 2017

Hospital sources further said that 10 of the injured are under treatment while two have been referred to Mayo hospital for further treatment. According to CP city, the explosion took place in a truck loaded with fruits. Geo News reported that due to the impact of the explosion, a nearby building collapsed. Lahore , the capital of Pakistan's Punjab province, has seen a string of blasts in recent days. (more...)
Fresh Game of Thrones trailer teases a major revelation Fresh Game of Thrones trailer teases a major revelation
- August 07, 2017

While the fourth episode features a major reunion and a fiery battle, the preview of the fifth episode titled Blood of the Dragon hints at another major plot twist that may change the game for Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow . Against all odds, it is for the moment Cersei Lannister who leads the dance against Daenerys Targaryen. Will the pair get away, or will Khaleesi and her army of Dothraki take Jamie Lannister hostage in hopes of exchanging him for an ally? Will the ... (more...)
Weather forecast: Fewer storms expected Sunday Weather forecast: Fewer storms expected Sunday
- August 07, 2017

One of the reasons the severe weather risk is low is that morning showers and storms to our west earlier this morning sprayed some clouds over the top of us. Scattered p.m. storms. Saturday night's temperatures will dip into the 60s, the weather service says. Winds E 5-15, gusting up to 20 miles per hour. (more...)
Gujarat Congress MLAs onboard aircraft enroute to Ahmedabad Gujarat Congress MLAs onboard aircraft enroute to Ahmedabad
- August 07, 2017

Congress MLA Shailesh Parmar earlier said , "To ensure that BJP is not successful in its mission, 44 of us Congress MLAs are leaving from Gujarat for Bengaluru ". "And the Congress should remember that we come in rescue when they are in distress", he added. Congress Member of Parliament (MP) D.K. Suresh on Sunday said that the Gujarat Congress is united and all the 44 Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) are ready to vote for Ahmed Patel in the election scheduled for August 8. (more...)
Gujarat RS poll: Vaghela maintains suspense about his voting preference Gujarat RS poll: Vaghela maintains suspense about his voting preference
- August 07, 2017

The battle is set against the backdrop of dramatic political developments including the revolt in the Congress by veteran leader Shankarsinh Vaghela , resignation of half a dozen party legislators and shifting of 43 MLAs to a Bengaluru resort to protect them. (more...)
Despite Criticism, Sen. Flake Says Not Thinking of Quitting GOP Despite Criticism, Sen. Flake Says Not Thinking of Quitting GOP
- August 07, 2017

Well, I started writing this book before Donald Trump became president, but I am concerned at the direction the party is going - protectionism in particular, kind of an anti-immigrant fervor. During the presidential campaign, Flake spoke out against the anti-Muslim rhetoric, comparing it to attacks against Mormonism (Flake is Mormon). Flake also suggested that Trump is not a true conservative when it comes to foreign policy, as he keeps American allies guessing about United States ... (more...)
'Star' toddler Pearl Melody Black crushed after auto rolls down hill 'Star' toddler Pearl Melody Black crushed after auto rolls down hill
- August 07, 2017

Paul Black and his wife Gemma paid an emotional tribute to their daughter, who would have been two... Pearl was airlifted to hospital following the incident yesterday afternoon at about 2pm but died shortly afterwards, while Paul also suffered serious injuries. (more...)
AAA Michigan: Statewide Average Gas Prices Fall 6 Cents
- August 07, 2017

That could bump prices up a couple of pennies this week, and the stations selling gas at the sub-$2.20 prices will disappear, Kloza said. According to GasBuddy, South Haven prices are at $2.29 a gallon. "The national average is at its highest level in eight weeks, driven by rising oil prices as inventories continue to tighten, and as concern over Venezuela lingers", said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy. (more...)
ASEAN Foreign Ministers tackle key regional, global concerns ASEAN Foreign Ministers tackle key regional, global concerns
- August 07, 2017

Wang Yi told reporters on the sidelines of a regional security meeting in Manila that he hoped those countries could improve relations, and that North Korea's foreign minister did not entirely reject differences in opinion voiced by his South Korean counterpart. (more...)
Man shoots half-brother on Metro's Red Line, 3 others sought Man shoots half-brother on Metro's Red Line, 3 others sought
- August 07, 2017

Brown was charged with a single count of first-degree assault in Montgomery County. Metro police said Brown unintentionally shot his 14-year-old half-brother during an "affray" on the rail vehicle involving three other people as the train approached the Takoma station shortly before 3 p.m. (more...)
Leftwing NGOs to Challenge Court's Revocation of Terrorist's Israeli Citizenship Leftwing NGOs to Challenge Court's Revocation of Terrorist's Israeli Citizenship
- August 07, 2017

An Israeli court has chose to strip a Palestinian attacker of his Israeli citizenship, legal sources said on Monday, in what a rights group said was the first ruling of its kind. Today's court ruling deviates from this approach, from the principles of worldwide law, and from the general rule according to which an individual can not be stripped of citizenship and left stateless. (more...)
Use diplomatic route, take help of friends to resolve Doklam Use diplomatic route, take help of friends to resolve Doklam
- August 07, 2017

He stressed that China had first notified India of its intention to build a road on March 18 - a day after an Indian military delegation on a goodwill mission, visited the 3rd Garrison of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) on the outskirts of Beijing . (more...)
AAA: Michigan's average gas price down 6 cents AAA: Michigan's average gas price down 6 cents
- August 07, 2017

KINGSTON, N.Y. Average retail gasoline prices in NY have risen 1.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.45 per gallon Sunday. "Looking behind us however, gas prices have remained in a relatively tight range for the past year, staying within a 30 cent wide range", he said in an emailed report. (more...)
Northwestern professor accused in Chicago killing due in California court Northwestern professor accused in Chicago killing due in California court
- August 07, 2017

Somerville College senior treasury assistant Andrew Warren was believed to be on the run with Professor Wyndham Lathem , 42, from Northwestern University in IL. He lived in a neighborhood just southwest of downtown. "It is our hope that the person or persons responsible for the death are brought to justice", the statement read. (more...)
Jordanian king in occupied West Bank on rare visit
- August 07, 2017

The security changes led to several days of protests and clashes between Israeli security forces and Palestinian worshippers. The al-Aqsa mosque, which lies in the Israeli-occupied Old City of al-Quds, is a flashpoint and is Islam's third-holiest site after Mecca and Medina. (more...)
Duterte to bring up Balangiga bells issue with top USA diplomat
- August 07, 2017

And despite his previous tirades against the United States, the President called himself a "humble friend" of Washington during his meeting with Tillerson. "I am happy to see you again and you have come at a time when the world is not so good, especially in the Korean Peninsula, and of course, the ever nagging problem of South China Sea", Duterte told Tillerson. (more...)
Aisha goes to London to bring back Buhari Aisha goes to London to bring back Buhari
- August 07, 2017

SSpecial Adviser to the president on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, on Sunday said that President Muhammadu Buhari can not be forced to return to the country. Kassim Mohammed Kassim, said President Buhari had, in the last two years, laid the foundation for good governance in Nigeria, while urging Nigerians to support the government in order to sustain its efforts at building a peaceful and enduring democratic legacy in the country. (more...)
Abilene officer killed on way to Dallas conference Abilene officer killed on way to Dallas conference
- August 07, 2017

Ybarra, was driving an unmarked detective's vehicle at the time of the collision and had entered a line of slow-moving traffic. Detectives Chris Milliorn and Robert Collins were taken to a hospital for treatment. Ybarra was one of seven SVU detectives and was equipped to do a hard job. She is survived by her husband, Adam Ybarra, and their 10-month-old daughter. (more...)
Farooq warns of 'uprising' if article 35A is axed
- August 07, 2017

Abdullah said that their meeting was very important as people needed to understand that abrogation of article 35 A would affect all three regions - Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh - of the state. Abdullah said that the CM of the state has made a statement that if Article 35-A is removed, "she will quit the chair. People are the masters", he said. (more...)
BBCI: Sicily fire crew 'caused fires for cash' BBCI: Sicily fire crew 'caused fires for cash'
- August 07, 2017

The team came under suspicion as they were called out more frequently than other local groups. Officials in Ragusa say the team's leader has been put under house arrest while the others are being investigated. "He [the ringleader] demonstrated a sharp criminal ability and had no fear about the consequences of his behaviour", the police statement said. The 15 firefighters are volunteers, but when called in off-duty they receive 10 euro (£9) an hour in compensation from the Italian government. (more...)
Trump says his base is closer than ever despite negative coverage
- August 07, 2017

In a follow-up tweet , Donald Trump continued his rant against the paper. But the president appeared to take issue with the poll, which was first reported on by Axios on Saturday, in a series of tweets Monday morning. According to the Real Clear Politics polling average , Trump's job approval rating is 38.9 percent while his disapproval rating is 56 percent. "The president says privately and publicly, often, George, that he'll be president for seven-and-a-half more years, so he plans ... (more...)