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Former CNN commentator Kayleigh McEnany hosts Former CNN commentator Kayleigh McEnany hosts "real news" videos for President Trump
- August 08, 2017

She went on to praise a new proposed bill slashing immigration to the U.S.: "Americans deserve a raise, and President Trump is finally putting the American worker first", she said . "This is what Trump wants the news to be like". Stephen Colbert joked on "The Late Show" that Trump had stolen his idea for a " real news" show. (more...)
Lindsey Graham issues dire warning to Trump about firing Robert Mueller Lindsey Graham issues dire warning to Trump about firing Robert Mueller
- August 08, 2017

If there really was nothing to see here, as Trump claims , Mueller's team won't need to keep digging. A grand jury gives prosecutors the ability to subpoena documents and gather on-the-record witness testimonies. According to a CNN article, Mueller's investigators could be looking into financial records relating to the Trump Organization that are unrelated to the 2016 election. (more...)
Trump Takes Aim at Blumenthal on Twitter Over Comments on Russia Investigation Trump Takes Aim at Blumenthal on Twitter Over Comments on Russia Investigation
- August 08, 2017

Blumenthal is a frequent critic of the president and was on air Monday morning to discuss the Russian Federation investigation and the "chilling effect" the Justice Department's war on leakers could have on the press. "And what you should do is ask Senator Blumenthal about his Vietnam record that didn't exist after years of saying it did", he said . "But I got a number, I think it was 356". (more...)
BJP, RSS pre-planned attack on me: Rahul BJP, RSS pre-planned attack on me: Rahul
- August 07, 2017

Summary: Bareilly: Scores of Congress workers gathered at Chawki Chauraha here on Sunday afternoon to protest against the attack on Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat on Friday. The Central Government and the state government are answerable to this.They are responsible for Rahul Gandhi's security in upcoming election campaigning. (more...)
Anambra Church Attack: Perpetrators Must Be Punished - Saraki Anambra Church Attack: Perpetrators Must Be Punished - Saraki
- August 07, 2017

On his part, Oseloka Obaze, a former Secretary to the Anambra State Government, said such callous attacks dehumanised the society. Tragedy has struck in Anambra State as scores have been reported killed by gunmen and at least 18 others wounded while worshipping at St. (more...)
Jaitley came to execute RSS agenda: Kodiyeri Jaitley came to execute RSS agenda: Kodiyeri
- August 07, 2017

Jaitley said, "Predominantly it is the state government's responsibility to ensure peace restoration". He even requested the Chief Minister to curb the political violence in the state and said, "I expect that the political violence in Kerala is curbed and that the perpetrators are brought to justice expeditiously". (more...)
Man brandishing knife arrested at Eiffel Tower Man brandishing knife arrested at Eiffel Tower
- August 07, 2017

A terror investigation has been launched in Paris after a man with a blade tried to force his way into the Eiffel Tower . The wave of terrorist attacks of the last two years has so far left a total of 239 dead and in recent months the attacks have been directed in particular against security forces. (more...)
Gov, CM greets people on Raksha Bandhan Gov, CM greets people on Raksha Bandhan
- August 07, 2017

Download the Raksha Bandhan Wallpapers HD in this page. The vice-president said the festival reaffirmed the strong bond of love and affection between brothers and sisters and upheld the high place traditionally accorded to women in the Indian society. (more...)
US Navy ends search for sailor thought lost in west Pacific US Navy ends search for sailor thought lost in west Pacific
- August 06, 2017

U.S. Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and Peoples Liberation Army (Navy) ships and aircraft suspended search efforts at 3 p.m. local August 4. The marine was reported to have gone overboard from the destroyer USS Stethem around 9am on Tuesday, according to the US Navy's Pacific Fleet. (more...)
NY Jets owner confirmed as United Kingdom ambassador NY Jets owner confirmed as United Kingdom ambassador
- August 06, 2017

He has known Mr Trump for years. "She has the experience, determination, and poise to strengthen our relationships on the world stage, and I'm confident she'll make Texas - and our country - proud". The CEO bought the Jets in 2000 for $635 million. A smiling Mr Johnson joked at his confirmation hearing that his ownership of the struggling franchise had taught him the importance of "commitment and perseverance". (more...)
Rouhani sworn in as Iran's President for 2nd term
- August 06, 2017

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei formally endorsed Hassan Rohani as president for a second term. "The nuclear deal is a sign of IranĀ“s goodwill on the global stage", he said, referring to the 2015 agreement with world powers to curb its atomic programme in exchange for an easing of sanctions. (more...)
Republican Senator Is on a Mission to Rescue the Health Care Law
- August 06, 2017

Gardner, the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, said he remains "very confident" about the GOP's chances because Democrats are defending so many seats in conservative-leaning states. John McCain, R-Ariz. "We're six months into this Congress, [and] we failed on health care ". They have iffy prospects at best. Among its more notable successes this year, and against Mr. (more...)
Russia Relations at 'Very Dangerous Low' After Sanctions Bill Russia Relations at 'Very Dangerous Low' After Sanctions Bill
- August 06, 2017

In a preemptive diplomatic move against the USA new sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered Sunday a reduction of 755 staff in the United States diplomatic mission in Russia by September 1. "Second, it is a declaration of a full-fledged economic war on Russian Federation". Both U.S. chambers passed the bill to take the power of lifting sanctions on Russian Federation from Trump, with an overwhelming majority. (more...)
Gone fishing: Russia's Putin goes shirtless yet again on Siberian lake trip Gone fishing: Russia's Putin goes shirtless yet again on Siberian lake trip
- August 06, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin donned a diving suit to go spearfishing at the cascade of mountain lakes. The Russian leader has frequently offered macho images of his sporting life, which has included flying combat jets, riding horses, scuba-diving and riding a horse bare-chested. (more...)
Vatican calls on Maduro to scrap plans to alter Constitution Vatican calls on Maduro to scrap plans to alter Constitution
- August 06, 2017

The U.S. State Department - referring to reports that the election turnout count had been tampered with - said Thursday that the assembly was illegitimate, reiterating a call by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for Maduro to leave office or face unspecified actions to "return the government processes back to the constitution". (more...)
LL Cool J and Gloria Estefan make history with Kennedy Center honours LL Cool J and Gloria Estefan make history with Kennedy Center honours
- August 05, 2017

The iconic musician/actor will be joined in the 2017 class by dancer Carmen de Lavallade , singer-songwriter Gloria Estefan , television writer/producer Norman Lear , and singer-songwriter Lionel Richie . LL Cool J , whose real name is James Todd Smith, was hailed by Kennedy Center chairman David Rubenstein for having "taught the world how to rhyme as one of the pioneers of the Hip Hop phenomenon". (more...)
Parliament speaker Ogtay Asadov to attend Rouhani's inauguration
- August 05, 2017

The report provides a comprehensive overview of the crackdown targeting activists from key battlegrounds for human rights in Iran , including anti-death penalty campaigners, women's rights activists, trade unionists, minority rights activists and human rights lawyers. (more...)
Grab Singapore drivers do not use unsafe Honda Vezels: spokesman Grab Singapore drivers do not use unsafe Honda Vezels: spokesman
- August 05, 2017

In fact, one already did in January this year - local Uber driver Koh Seng Tian had his vehicle bursting into flames after dropping off a passenger. The agency added that, under Singapore's vehicle recall framework, importers or motor dealers who have imported or sold vehicles affected by any safety-related vehicle recall are required to notify LTA and the affected vehicle owners. (more...)
Flake: Trump's immigration plan 'isn't the right direction for the economy' Flake: Trump's immigration plan 'isn't the right direction for the economy'
- August 04, 2017

Flake and others need to be the skunks at the garden party; with just 52 Republicans in the Senate , they hold enormous leverage. First, we must ask: why the downward trend? The Trump scion asserted that Republicans were reluctant to embrace the new administration and wondered aloud why they would not want to tie themselves to his father's popularity. (more...)
Plane Lands on Portugal Beach, Killing 2 Sunbathers Plane Lands on Portugal Beach, Killing 2 Sunbathers
- August 03, 2017

The plane's two pilots were unharmed and were being questioned by police, BBC News reported . The 56-year-old man was hit in the legs by the plane as he sunbathed on a towel and died on the beach. Some people on the beach ran into the sea to avoid being hit by the aircraft. "We have confirmation that two people who were picked by the plane and died on the spot, Commander Pedro Coelho Dias said". (more...)
Trump, senators unveil bill to slash legal immigration to US Trump, senators unveil bill to slash legal immigration to US
- August 03, 2017

Put plainly, the bill would drastically reduce the number of green cards, eliminate the diversity lottery meant for countries who do not traditionally send a large number of immigrants to the United States, and reduce the number of eligible refugees to roughly half of its current number. (more...)
German minister urges 'countermeasures' against U.S. for Russian Federation sanctions German minister urges 'countermeasures' against U.S. for Russian Federation sanctions
- August 02, 2017

Of particular concern to Zypries is Nord Stream 2 , a pipeline project aimed at pumping Russian natural gas to Europe via the Baltic Sea to landfall in Germany. vice-president Mike Pence heard warm praise for the sanctions during talks with leaders of the three Baltic states in Estonia. Previously sanctions on Russian Federation are still in place over Moscow's 2014 annexation of the Crimean region of Ukraine. (more...)
7-month-old boy found dead in hot vehicle 7-month-old boy found dead in hot vehicle
- August 02, 2017

In June, four Arkansas women were charged with manslaughter in the death of a 5-year-old boy who died after he was left inside a day care van all day, police said. Police are still investigating his death. She said, she had come to the church to support the family and mentioned hearing about the other baby that had died similarly on Friday. (more...)
United States Steel Corporation (X) Receives Buy Rating from Jefferies Group LLC United States Steel Corporation (X) Receives Buy Rating from Jefferies Group LLC
- August 02, 2017

Through this figure traders can analyze that AKS show whether or not a stock now most active and standing in buying side or sell side. A total number of 8 analysts provided estimations over revenues. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 9th will be issued a dividend of $0.05 per share. Following the transaction, the director now owns 12,377 shares in the company, valued at approximately $238,999.87. (more...)
Mayor latest victim of Philippine Duterte drugs war Mayor latest victim of Philippine Duterte drugs war
- August 02, 2017

The vice mayor Nova Parojinog and her brother Reynaldo Jr were arrested. Police on the scene recovered several high-powered firearms and an unspecified amount of methamphetamines, Timoteo Pacleb, chief of police of Northern Mindanao, told reporters. (more...)
Pentagon, White House discussing transgender ban Pentagon, White House discussing transgender ban
- August 02, 2017

And a day after Trump's tweets , Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford asserted the current transgender policy will remain unchanged until the White House sends an official directive to the Pentagon. The defense secretary less than one month ago told the military service chiefs to spend another six months weighing the costs and benefits of allowing transgender individuals to enlist. (more...)
At least 9 injured after vehicle crashes into crowd in Los Angeles At least 9 injured after vehicle crashes into crowd in Los Angeles
- August 01, 2017

Crump said witnesses held the driver until authorities arrived. According to Barlow, the as yet unidentified man was arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run . Some people were lying with broken limbs, while another bled profusely from his head under pieces of furniture and fencing. The van was towed from the scene at around 7 p.m. (more...)
Clippers' Danilo Gallinari Injures Thumb After Throwing Punch In Game Clippers' Danilo Gallinari Injures Thumb After Throwing Punch In Game
- August 01, 2017

That's not the news Clippers fans want to hear, especially coming from an exhibition game. "Estimated times to recover 40 days". The first metacarpal is actually the bone that connects your thumb to your hand (the bone between the two joints), which is not the same as the hand. (more...)
Turkey opens trial of almost 500 defendants over failed coup Turkey opens trial of almost 500 defendants over failed coup
- August 01, 2017

According to the charges, Hulusi Akar , the chief of staff of the military, was taken hostage and brought to the base during the coup attempt. A total of 486 suspects face charges including murder, violating the constitution and attempting to assassinate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , linked to allegations they conspired to oust the government from an airbase in Akinci. (more...)
Search continues for 19-year-old missing off of Smith Point Beach Search continues for 19-year-old missing off of Smith Point Beach
- August 01, 2017

It wasn't immediately clear what prompted the couple to enter the choppy waters and whether there had been any warnings to the general public after recent forecasts of rip currents in the area? A second swimmer who also went missing on Sunday, Jovani White , 19, was recovered from the water around 6:40am on Monday. (more...)
US tests defense system after North Korea missile launch US tests defense system after North Korea missile launch
- July 31, 2017

The U.S. Air Force launched a medium-range ballistic missile over the Pacific Ocean, and the THAAD system - in Kodiak, Alaska - "detected, tracked and intercepted the target", according to the MDA's statement . The "Flight Experiment THAAD" test was aimed at gathering " threat data from a THAAD interceptor in flight ", according to the U.S. military. The test was also aimed at confirming the maximum range and other technical aspects of the missile it says was capable of delivering a ... (more...)
Hamburg knife attack: What we know Hamburg knife attack: What we know
- July 31, 2017

The Hamburg police weren't able to confirm the whole "Allahu akbar" part, nor were they sure if Islamicist ideology had anything whatsoever to do with the attack. But Grote said the threat level was considered low; specifically, he was classified as an Islamist, not a jihadist. Those hurt in the supermarket included a 50-year-old woman and four men aged 19 to 64, while a 35-year-old Turkish man was wounded while capturing the attacker. (more...)
US Lifts Laptop Ban On Flights From Middle East US Lifts Laptop Ban On Flights From Middle East
- July 31, 2017

At an appearance at the Aspen Security Forum on Wednesday , Kelly said the TSA had developed and tested an two devices containing explosives hidden in large electronic devices. Officials released a statement to CBS News saying communication between the DHS and Transportation Security Agency led to the increase in airline safety. (more...)
Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)? Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)?
- July 31, 2017

The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 7 by Barclays Capital. 7/1/2016-Credit Suisse Group Upgrade from a "Outperform" rating to a " rating. Jefferies maintained EVRAZ plc (LON:EVR) rating on Monday, December 12. About shares traded. Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (BME) has declined 4.95% since July 18, 2016 and is downtrending. (more...)
European Union launches infringment procedure against Poland over judiciary reforms European Union launches infringment procedure against Poland over judiciary reforms
- July 30, 2017

The statement reads that "the new rules allow the Minister of Justice to exert influence on individual ordinary judges though, in particular, the vague criteria for the prolongation of their mandates thereby undermining the principle of irremovability of judges". (more...)
Gunmen raid Kenyan deputy president's rural home Gunmen raid Kenyan deputy president's rural home
- July 30, 2017

General Service Unit officers patrol outside the gate of DP President William Ruto's Sugoi home in Uasin Gishu County in 2014 . The gunmen have not been identified and the motive for the attack remains unclear. Odinga has repeatedly accused the government of scheming to steal the election, while Kenyatta has accused Odinga of trying to delay the vote. "Kenyans at this moment want to peacefully participate democratically in electing their leaders and no criminal element or group should be ... (more...)
Republicans Have Failed To Repeal Obamacare. How Did We Get Here? Republicans Have Failed To Repeal Obamacare. How Did We Get Here?
- July 30, 2017

Brady chairs the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. It will also be a let-down for financial markets, which expected Trump to make rapid changes to healthcare, taxes and infrastructure spending. The task of replacing Obamacare could have been bipartisan, but the task of repealing it had to be done by the Republican Party alone. The vote in the wee hours of Friday morning was the final result of a secretive and chaotic process. (more...)
London Sees Riots In Protest Over Death Of Young Father London Sees Riots In Protest Over Death Of Young Father
- July 30, 2017

Dozens of people gathered outside the Dalston convenience store where Rashan Charles was tackled to the floor by police officers in the early hours of last Saturday (22 July). Earlier on Friday, Rashan Charles family had pleaded for calm and dignity. Speaking as the crowd started to build, Richardson said there was particular concern over the number of deaths of black men "at the hands of the police and the way in which these deaths are investigated". (more...)
Senate rejects Obamacare repeal without replacement Senate rejects Obamacare repeal without replacement
- July 29, 2017

Typically, legislation in the Senate requires 60 votes or more to avoid a filibuster. Shelley Moore Capito (W.Va.), Susan Collins (Maine), Dean Heller (Nev.), John McCain (Ariz.), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska), and Rob Portman (Ohio) with a final vote of 55-45, according to CNN . (more...)
Jordanian shot dead, Israeli hurt at Amman embassy Jordanian shot dead, Israeli hurt at Amman embassy
- July 29, 2017

The metal detectors, along with security cameras, had been installed by Israel after two of their police officers had been shot dead inside the compound on July 14. Ayman Safadi, Jordan's foreign minister, also joined the chorus of calls for "justice" in the case. Jordan, the Muslim custodian of the shrine, has played a key role in trying to end the crisis at the holy site, sacred to Muslims and Jews. (more...)
Rajya Sabha adjourned for day amid ruckus Rajya Sabha adjourned for day amid ruckus
- July 29, 2017

Patel submitted their resignations and joined the BJP . "It is the innate belief of these MLAs in Congress ideology and their impeccable integrity that deterred the conspirators and resulted in an absolute failure of their conspiracy to cause defections through allurements", the Congress said. (more...)
Citigroup Inc. Reiterates Neutral Rating for Relx PLC (LON:REL) Citigroup Inc. Reiterates Neutral Rating for Relx PLC (LON:REL)
- July 29, 2017

Wetherby Asset Mngmt owns 5,317 shares or 0.08% of their U.S. portfolio. 10,091 are owned by Sei Invests. Private Management Group Inc decreased Cna Finl Corp (NYSE:CNA) stake by 12,898 shares to 1.28 million valued at $53.09 million in 2016Q4. (more...)
USA places new sanctions on Iran following rocket launch USA places new sanctions on Iran following rocket launch
- July 29, 2017

The ballistic missiles sanctions, announced on Friday, target six Iranian subsidiaries of the Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group, which the U.S. treasury department says is "central" to Iran's ballistic missiles programme. Tehran denies its missiles are created to carry nuclear warheads, as it has no intention to even seek nukes. "Rhetoric and actions from US show bad faith", Zarif added. (more...)
Ryan defends Priebus, says he's doing 'fantastic job' Ryan defends Priebus, says he's doing 'fantastic job'
- July 29, 2017

The president's new communications director is doubling down on his complaints of leaks within the White House. "There are leaks and then there are people using the press to shiv each other in the ribs", she said". It was released after a public records request by a Politico reporter. "It starts to potentially smell and approach an inappropriate line", Zaid said. (more...)
Wildfires lay waste to hillsides along French Riviera Wildfires lay waste to hillsides along French Riviera
- July 29, 2017

Hundreds of reinforcements were sent in from around France but the president of the Provence-Alpes-Cotes d'Azur area, Renaud Muselier, said on BFM-TV that "we don't have enough means". Almost 540 firefighters still are trying to extinguish the blaze that tore through 1,600 hectares of the tourist-heavy region. Further east, another 400 firefighters were battling a blaze in Artigues that burned up to 4,200 acres of forest. (more...)
The Internet Can't Stop Roasting This Kid's Letter to President Trump The Internet Can't Stop Roasting This Kid's Letter to President Trump
- July 28, 2017

Sanders responded to the plea saying, "I am happy to say that I directly spoke to the president, Dylan , and he would be more than happy to be your friend". Kamala Harris calling it "discriminatory, wrong and un- American". A Rand Corp. study found that there are between 2,500 and 7,000 transgender service members in the active-duty military, and another 1,500 to 4,000 in the reserves. (more...)
Treasury Dept. Slaps New Sanctions on Venezuela Targeting Key Officials Treasury Dept. Slaps New Sanctions on Venezuela Targeting Key Officials
- July 28, 2017

Highways were mostly empty, and businesses shuttered across the country as millions of people observed the protest. Meanwhile, the United States announced new sanctions Wednesday against 13 individuals connected to the Venezuelan government and state oil company, in an further effort to pressure Maduro to call off Sunday's vote. (more...)
Lebanese PM Saad Hariri and Donald Trump Discuss ISIS, Syrian Refugees Lebanese PM Saad Hariri and Donald Trump Discuss ISIS, Syrian Refugees
- July 28, 2017

Through mistakenly saying that Lebanon was on the front lines in the fight against Hezbollah - when in fact the terrorist group is part of the Lebanese government - Trump noted that the group is "fueling the humanitarian catastrophe" in Syria . (more...)
Stefanik calls for more time to assess transgender military service Stefanik calls for more time to assess transgender military service
- July 28, 2017

In a memo to all military branch chiefs he says once Defense Secretary James Mattis gets the President's direction, then Mattis can issue "implementation guidance". "I turned to my husband, and it was like this weight that was lifted because now we saw what our work was accomplishing", she said. "Rather than sensationalizing division in our USA military -the greatest fighting force on earth -we need to focus on getting our troops the resources they need, and taking care of our veterans ... (more...)
Quincy Jones Awarded $9.4 Million in Michael Jackson Royalties Trial Quincy Jones Awarded $9.4 Million in Michael Jackson Royalties Trial
- July 28, 2017

Jones sued the estate, saying that since Jackson died and his executors turned things around, Jones was owed $30 million from licensing and other royalties. As Radar can report, Jones produced Jackson's three hit albums: Off the Wall , 'Thriller and Bad . Jones' lawyers contended that his contracts entitle him to significant proceeds from "This Is It", the backstage concert film released after Jackson's death, as well as those from two Cirque du Soleil shows. (more...)