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Author: 0 Trump pushes out Priebus, names DHS' Kelly chief of staff

On Friday, Mr Trump tweeted that Homeland Security Secretary John F Kelly had been appointed White House Chief of Staff, replacing Mr Priebus. Trump has consistently applied pressure on Priebus and reportedly given him various deadlines to get a tumultuous White House in order.

World Israel Shuts Down Al Jazeera for Inciting Violence
Author: 0 Israel Shuts Down Al Jazeera for Inciting Violence

Muslim leaders have now instructed followers to go back to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and many residents handed candies out in the streets in celebration. He said the Israeli regime's decision to remove controversial new security measures, installed after the July 14 attack , clearly showed that Palestinians were capable of defending their legitimate right of sovereignty over Jerusalem al-Quds and al-Aqsa Mosque.

World Paul Shanley, ex-priest convicted of child rape, released from prison
Author: 0 Paul Shanley, ex-priest convicted of child rape, released from prison

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan's office hired Schaefer and Weir to evaluate Shanley to see if he met the legal criteria for civil confinement as a sexually unsafe person. As a result of his conviction, Shanley, 86, has been declared by the registry board to be a level 3 sex offender, the designation given to offenders who are considered most likely to reoffend.

Author: 0 House OKs spending bill with border wall funds, other amendments

However, the bill needs to be passed by the Senate - where the opposition Democrats are in a large strength - before it can be signed into law by the US President. "The wall will not work and we will not be able to debate that fully", said No. 2 House Democrat Steny Hoyer of Maryland. And he wants a down payment for that wall in this bill.

World US Marine dog which served in Afghanistan honoured with full military funeral
Author: 0 US Marine dog which served in Afghanistan honoured with full military funeral

DeYoung told Fox 17 : 'He was very quiet, I was very quiet. "Any dog that served overseas deserves exactly what I've done for Cena, if not more". "And now I'm 27 and I'm having to say goodbye to one of the biggest pieces of my life". Marine veteran Lance Cpl. Trained to detect roadside bombs and other improvised explosives, war dogs have become vital to the military's mission overseas, performing lifesaving duties under gravely risky conditions, and leaving lifelong impressions on the men and ...

World Ryan disappointed on Senate healthcare vote, but 'we should not give up'
Author: 0 Ryan disappointed on Senate healthcare vote, but 'we should not give up'

On Friday, the president again threatened to let Obamacare "implode" in order to make a deal. Under the complex rules governing how the legislation is being considered, the debate will culminate at some point Thursday afternoon or evening in a freaky exercise called a "vote-a-rama" during which unlimited amendments can be offered by all sides in rapid succession.

Author: 0 Russian Federation orders U.S. to cut embassy staff in retaliation for sanctions

The legislation is aimed at punishing Moscow for interfering in the 2016 presidential election and for its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria, where the Kremlin has backed President Bashar Assad. The U.S. Senate voted nearly unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on Russian Federation, putting President Donald Trump in a tough position by forcing him to take a hard line on Moscow or veto the legislation and infuriate his own Republican Party.

World APD pulls fleet of Ford SUVs in response to carbon monoxide leaks
Author: 0 APD pulls fleet of Ford SUVs in response to carbon monoxide leaks

None of the city employees who used the vehicles had carbon monoxide in their blood. The Police Department said it will move equipment from the Explorers to about 200 Ford Taurus and Crown Victoria models, many of which will be unmarked, and have them ready for patrol ready by Monday.

World Dropping border adjustment plan limits tax-reform push
Author: 0 Dropping border adjustment plan limits tax-reform push

While Ryan didn't point the finger of blame at Senate Republicans, other GOP lawmakers did. "If the Senate is incapable of functioning, then the House will have to once again step up to the plate and figure out what we're going to do". GOP leaders stressed to the rank-and-file during a conference meeting Friday morning that they should focus on the bills that have made it through the lower chamber but await action in the Senate.

World Former Uzbek president's daughter gets 5 years in prison
Author: 0 Former Uzbek president's daughter gets 5 years in prison

Once the country's ambassador to Spain, Gulnara Karimova's name became the worldwide face of Uzbekistan, running significant business interests, including a fashion label and jewellery collection, and recording pop videos. It is thought she has been under house arrest. Uzbek authorities have not revealed her whereabouts since her disappearance in 2014, even after Karimov's death from a stroke last September.

World M councillor held for attacking BJP headquarters
Author: 0 M councillor held for attacking BJP headquarters

Over 15 hours after IP Binu was caught on CCTV camera attacking the BJP office in Thiruvananthapuram, the CPI (M) counselor has been arrested. BJP state leadership accused CPM of carrying out the attacks on their state committee office on Friday morning.The state capital has been witnessing sporadic violence in the recent months, which had been unheard of in the history of the state.

World Russian Federation takes first measures in response to USA sanctions
Author: 0 Russian Federation takes first measures in response to USA sanctions

The Russians also suspended the right of the US Embassy to use the storage facilities on Dorozhnaya Street in Moscow and the country house in Serebryany Bor. Now, it's on President Donald Trump to sign the sanctions into law. Russia's response mirrors moves by outgoing President Barack Obama last December to expel 35 Russian diplomats and shut down two Russian estates in the U.S.

World Massive shark jumps onto boat off Long Island, gets stuck
Author: 0 Massive shark jumps onto boat off Long Island, gets stuck

The estimated 180-pound mako jumped onto the boat July 6, according to news reports. The people on the boat can be heard in the video talking about how they can safely get the shark off the boat. Eventually, one of the fishermen comes up with a plan to save the shark's life. Typically, mako sharks measure about 10 feet long and range in weight from around 132-298 lbs.

World Illegal immigrants a threat to our country
Author: 0 Illegal immigrants a threat to our country

Lyons has said the bill would be "straightforward", giving MA police and court officers the power to arrest someone on a civil immigration warrant. One of the state's police associations said the ruling applied to all state law-enforcement officials.

World Maiduguri kidnap: Army brought corpses, says UNIMAID
Author: 0 Maiduguri kidnap: Army brought corpses, says UNIMAID

Acting Nigerian President Yemi Osinbajo has ordered Nigerian security chiefs to relocate to the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri after a meeting on Thursday following a Boko Haram attack in the city. But, to our dismay we discovered that they were all killed. Meanwhile, one of the staff of the University of Maiduguri killed during the attack was buried on Thursday.

World Donald Trump honors 1st responders of Steve Scalise shooting
Author: 0 Donald Trump honors 1st responders of Steve Scalise shooting

The five law enforcement officers were credited with saving several lives after authorities said 66-year-old James Hodgkinson opened fire at a baseball field during a Republican baseball practice on June 14. Donald Trump , who's been spending a lot of time trying to oppress LGBT people, today took a few minutes to honor one - Capitol Police Special Agent Crystal Griner .

World Wife Supports Trump, Says Politician Hubby Has To Go
Author: 0 Wife Supports Trump, Says Politician Hubby Has To Go

Aronberg not only is a client, but an executive vice president of TransMedia, whose website says she has recently returned to the firm where she worked "before launching her own PR firm, Lynn Aronberg Public Relations, which she will maintain to serve a select group of private clients".

World Mumbai woman gets Supreme Court nod for abortion
Author: 0 Mumbai woman gets Supreme Court nod for abortion

The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act of 1971 bars abortion if the foetus has crossed the 20-week mark. The Supreme Court Friday turned down a plea for medically terminating the 32-week pregnancy of a 10-year-old rape victim from Chandigarh following expert medical advice that an abortion would be risky to the girl's health.

World US detects North Korean missile launch
Author: 0 US detects North Korean missile launch

Milley warned that, given Pyongyang's progress with it's ICBM testing, the time to stop North Korea from obtaining nuclear weapons, a key point in the U.S.'s security strategy, had shortened significantly. The North American Aerospace Defense Command determined the missile did not pose a threat to North America. "Despite "tough-on-paper" sanctions created to stop the flow of nuclear weapons material into North Korea as well as to deliver economic punishment on the regime, the ...

World Trump ex-campaign chair talks with Senate investigators
Author: 0 Trump ex-campaign chair talks with Senate investigators

Still, Manafort committed to future meetings with Intelligence staff and members "to address the many other areas of inquiry of interest to the committee", according to the source familiar with the negotiations. The mistakes were quickly corrected, he said. "Knowing exactly who is acting on behalf of the Russian government is vital in to get to the bottom of Russian influence in our democratic system", Grassley said.

World British Minister Rules Out Irish Sea Border Following Brexit
Author: 0 British Minister Rules Out Irish Sea Border Following Brexit

The issue of the 310-mile Irish border has been thrown into sharp relief by Mrs May's commitment to leave the customs union after Brexit, as it would become a potential smuggling route. Dublin really needs to understand that that proposition is absurd and unconstitutional". And Varadkar himself now reportedly wants the border in the sea, following on from his predecessor Enda Kenny's call to let Northern Ireland rejoin Ireland "seamlessly" if it chooses to do so.

World Kim Jong-nam murder trial set for Oct 2
Author: 0 Kim Jong-nam murder trial set for Oct 2

Both women, who were dressed in traditional Malay outfits, had been expected to plead not guilty, but Judge Azmi Ariffin said no pleas would be taken until the trial began. The evidence handed over to the defense included CCTV recordings, according to lead prosecutor Muhammad Iskandar Ahmad. About 250 police officers, including many in combat gear, guarded the court's compound for Friday's hearing, which lasted 30 minutes.

World One dead and several injured by knifeman in busy Hamburg supermarket
Author: 0 One dead and several injured by knifeman in busy Hamburg supermarket

The man was then arrested by plainclothes police officers. One of the four victims injured in the attack is in a serious condition. He was arrested by police shortly afterwards. "Initial reports about robbery as a possible motive so far have not been confirmed", police said. Nothing has been released about the man's identity.

World 48 people injured in train crash in Spain
Author: 0 48 people injured in train crash in Spain

Officials said the driver was among the wounded. As reported by the Spanish news service La Vanguardia, passengers thought a bomb had exploded or an quake had occurred at the moment of the train crash . Officials have given a number of conflicting figures for those injured, though they say only one man seriously hurt, suffering a blow to the chest.