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World Trump turns up heat on attorney general Sessions
Author: 0 Trump turns up heat on attorney general Sessions

If he would have recused himself before the job, I would have said, 'Thanks, Jeff, but I can't, you know , I'm not going to take you.' It's extremely unfair, and that's a mild word, to the president . "The irony is that listening to that speech , which I really enjoyed and I agreed with it", he said, "the one person from his administration I'm aware of who actually agrees with all of that...

World U.S. sanctions Venezuelan officials to pressure Maduro
Author: 0 U.S. sanctions Venezuelan officials to pressure Maduro

Prosecutors said a 16-year-old boy also was killed in Wednesday's disturbances in Caracas . Venezuela is but the latest example as it descends into chaos and human misery. And global outcry only goes so far: The prospect of hitting Venezuela with worldwide sanctions is limited at the UN by the country's ties with China and Russian Federation, and at the Organization of American States (OAS) by loyalty from Caribbean nations who have benefited from cheap oil sales from Venezuela in the past, ...

World Trump Calls for Ban on Transgender People in Military; Iowans React
Author: 0 Trump Calls for Ban on Transgender People in Military; Iowans React

Hoffman-Zinnel says President Trump's call for a ban on transgender service members is "horrific and uncalled for". He said the USA "military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and can not be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail".

World Palestinian Ambassador Urges India to Pressure Israel on Al-Aqsa Security Crackdown
Author: 0 Palestinian Ambassador Urges India to Pressure Israel on Al-Aqsa Security Crackdown

The White House hailed the decision "despite the demonstrated need to enhance security at the Temple Mount/Haram al Sharif in the wake of the murder of two Israeli police officers at the site on July 14 ", Spicer said . On Friday, 21 July, three Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israeli security forces as thousands protested in East Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank .

World Hot Again Today. Scattered Storms Friday
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WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny skies and seasonably warm temperatures develop, with a high temperature of 88 degrees. Thursday afternoon a cold front will move through and also pose a risk of storms. Northwest Kansas will only see highs in the low to mid 90s as a cold front pushes in by afternoon. Tomorrow most of the day will be dry other than a stray shower/storm leftover in the morning from overnight.

World Twin toddlers die in backyard swimming pool
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She looked out a window and saw one boy floating in the in-ground pool. The twin boys were later transported to a local hospital, but could not be saved. Police called the twins' deaths an accident, and the backyard pool passed an inspection in mid-May, according to town officials . Huntington Town spokesman A.J.

World John McCain gives speech on how politics should be
Author: 0 John McCain gives speech on how politics should be

The 80-year-old McCain, recuperating after surgery in his home state of Arizona, tweeted a similar message, announcing he would be back in action in the Senate on Tuesday. "There's no one in the Senate like John McCain ", Senator Chris Murphy, a Connecticut Democrat who was not yet born when McCain was shot down over Hanoi, told AFP.

World Manafort meets with Senate officials on Russia
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Trump Jr. was told the lawyer had damaging information that could be used against Democrat Hillary Clinton . The president also has denied knowing about the meeting until recently. Lawyers for Trump Jr have been negotiating with the committee about his participation. The President's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , who also part of that meeting, testified before both the Senate and House Intelligence Committees on Monday.

World Bodies are Found in a Texas Parking Lot
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Police said the employee gave him water and called authorities to conduct a welfare check. Temperatures there reached 38 degrees Celsius on Saturday and didn't dip to 32 until after 10pm, according to the National Weather Service . Police say they checked surveillance video, which shows vehicles had arrived and picked up other people from the tractor-trailer. The human trafficking charge Bradley faces carries a maximum life sentence and the possibility of a death sentence.

World Wisconsin Company to Microchip Employees
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The company is of the mind to implant #Rice-sized microchips working on radio frequency identification onto the hands of the workers for free, which will enable them to authenticate any electronic action within the office premises. "Just this year, it was reported that the Swedish company Epicenter meant to "embed" a chip into about 150 workers, so bosses can monitor toilet breaks and how long they work".

World Trump nominates Brownback as his religious freedom envoy
Author: 0 Trump nominates Brownback as his religious freedom envoy

Before that, he was a U.S. Senator, from 1996 to 2011. President Donald Trump will nominate Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback to serve as ambassador-at-large for global religious freedom. Brownback was reportedly the favorite of right-wing groups to get the religious freedom ambassadorship in the Trump administration. "Governor Brownback is unsuited to represent American values of freedom, liberty and justice whether at home or overseas", Witt said.

World 'The Queer Insurrection and Liberation Army' are fighting homophobic Islamic State
Author: 0 'The Queer Insurrection and Liberation Army' are fighting homophobic Islamic State

The exact size and number of LGBTQ members in TQILA is being kept confidential to protect the members of the unit, but its spokesperson Heval Rojhilat told Newsweek , "Many of our comrades are within the LGBTQI+ community". Videos of men being thrown off buildings are a common propaganda tactic. The new LGBT unit aims to stand as a similar symbol, according to the IRPGF .

Author: 0 Israel Threatens to Expel Al-Jazeera After Al-Aqsa Coverage

Al Jazeera , which has always been accused of being bias against Israel, has alongside other media been covering the al-Aqsa crisis the past couple of weeks. The increased security methods, which are a staple at other Muslim holy sites across the region, sparked claims that Israel was inappropriately encroaching on the holy site.

World Seven Governors Visit Buhari In London
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The President's media aides, Femi Adesina and Shehu Garba, had told State House correspondents on Tuesday that the governors would meet with President Buhari by 3pm and hold a series of discussions with him. In a tweet on his twitter handle, Keyamo wrote: "Those who claimed that the President was on life-support without an iota of proof, now have their own credibility hanging on life-support".

World Minnesota Vikings and Everson Griffen agree to massive contract extension
Author: 0 Minnesota Vikings and Everson Griffen agree to massive contract extension

After playing out his rookie deal, he signed a five-year contract with the Vikings in 2013, and is now getting another new deal just three years into that contract. As the Vikings aim to become a more competitive squad in the NFC North, keeping key defenders like Griffen, safety Harrison Smith, and linebacker Anthony Barr has to be a priority.

World 8 dead, 15 rescued in collapsed building in Lagos
Author: 0 8 dead, 15 rescued in collapsed building in Lagos

The building, a four-storey structure located at No. 3/5, Massey Street, had collapsed on Tuesday at about 2:43p.m with many occupants trapped. As at Tuesday evening, two dead bodies were evacuated from the building while 14 others were rescued.

World Illinois Lawmakers Return To Capitol For School Funding Fight
Author: 0 Illinois Lawmakers Return To Capitol For School Funding Fight

But, since Senate Bill 1 passed, it's been in the hands of Senate President John Cullerton who says he'll eventually send the bill to Rauner on Monday. Democrats says all they're trying to do is create pension parity. But the Chicago Democrat says he'll now send it on Monday. "We're running buses from 1998".

World Centre rushes 12 additional NDRF teams to flood-hit Gujarat
Author: 0 Centre rushes 12 additional NDRF teams to flood-hit Gujarat

On Wednesday, at least 650 people were rescued from villages of the district. The situation has only gotten worse in some districts, with waters rising after days of rain. Talking to the news outlet "The Hindu", Gujarat Principal Secretary (revenue) has said, "Extremely heavy rains in Saurashtra region since last 24 hours".

World For Sean Spicer, All Roads Lead to Dancing With the Stars
Author: 0 For Sean Spicer, All Roads Lead to Dancing With the Stars

Nicki and Nadeem tweeted that Spicer is "The most misunderstood of all the Spice Girls". Folks were relentless with "dancing" jokes once hearing the news that Spicer might be a contestant on the next season of Dancing with the Stars . If you are one of the millions of Americans who watch ABC's unabashedly campy Dancing With the Stars-or one of the hundreds who read my recaps of it-you'll know that the show is something like a purgatory for has-beens hoping for a comeback, and ...

World Donald Trump Jr. adds Washington lawyer to legal team
Author: 0 Donald Trump Jr. adds Washington lawyer to legal team

Both men face questions about attending a Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer in June 2016 that was described to Trump Jr.in emails as part of a Russian government effort to help his father's campaign. Mr Manafort's people said that the allegations are off the mark. Maloni said of Manafort's then-ongoing negotiations with the Judiciary Committee, "Paul has been cooperating from the beginning, and we hope to work something out".

World Amit Shah, Smriti Irani to contest for Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat
Author: 0 Amit Shah, Smriti Irani to contest for Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat

If the BJP manages win all three Rajya Sabha seats, it will be a shot in the arm for the ruling party in Gujarat ahead of this year's assembly election, party leaders said. Terms of nine Rajya Sabha members from Gujarat and West Bengal are ending on August 18, including Ms Irani, CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury and Trinamul Congress leader Derek O'Brien.

World Texas reports first local Zika case of 2017
Author: 0 Texas reports first local Zika case of 2017

Previously, the CDC advised that health care providers should ask all pregnant women about recent travel and that women who traveled to an area with ongoing Zika virus transmission during pregnancy should be evaluated for Zika virus infection and tested in accordance with CDC guidance.

World EU Launches Legal Action Against Poland Over Controversial Judiciary Reform
Author: 0 EU Launches Legal Action Against Poland Over Controversial Judiciary Reform

Under the law, the Supreme Court judges are forced into early retirement and the new judges will be chosen by the Justice Ministry. Duda justified his decision on the need to keep operational and personnel control over the courts separate from the Justice Ministry which, under law amended by the current government, also acts as chief prosecutor.

World Sarah Huckabee Sanders Reads Kid's Letter to Trump
Author: 0 Sarah Huckabee Sanders Reads Kid's Letter to Trump

The boy, Dylan , said he was nine years old and considers Trump his favorite president. So, considering our president's embarrassing habit of inventing his own adoring fans, is it possible that Dylan "Pickle" Not-Trump is another figment of Trump's imagination? White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders pointed to upcoming guidance on whether transgender troops can stay in the armed forces.