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Author: 0 Boy Scouts : We Never Praised Trump's Speech as 'the Greatest'

When Vega pushed back, stating that the president specifically said he had received recent phone calls, Sanders repeated that he was referencing direct personal conversations. 'It is in no way an endorsement of any person, party or policies, ' he said. Sanders, asked about the disparate accounts in Wednesday's press briefing, said the president had the conversation with Peña Nieto at the G-20 in Hamburg, Germany, and the president's claims of a conversation with the head of the Boy ...

World James Comey Has Book Deal, Publication Set For Next Spring
Author: 0 James Comey Has Book Deal, Publication Set For Next Spring

A Comey book was the subject of intense speculation by the media and multiple publishers were said to have bid on the project. The following month, he testified before Congress about his dismissal, claiming that Trump had lied about the reasons he fired Comey, and discussed memos he had written about his conversations with Trump.

Author: 0 McConnell says United States debt ceiling debate could stretch into September

Senate Republicans have more wiggle room than initially thought to revive a filibuster-proof Obamacare repeal bill, even as they turn their attention to tax reform, lawmakers and staffers told Bloomberg BNA. As with the ACA repeal project, the details of the tax reform package are being negotiated practically in secret. But it adds to growing signs of interest in bipartisan cooperation since the collapse of Republican healthcare legislation in the Senate last week.

World I don't compare my work with SRK, Salman, says Aamir Khan
Author: 0 I don't compare my work with SRK, Salman, says Aamir Khan

According to reports, the Star Plus show will have 14 episodes and will feature speakers from different parts of the world. Salman appears on Bigg Boss on weekends and SRK's show will also be slotted for weekends. The actress who is now working on the hit show, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai got lucky to meet SRK recently and sealed the moment with a selfie. It so happened that a leopard also arrived on the sets while the duo were shooting.

World Admiral supports transgender troops
Author: 0 Admiral supports transgender troops

While Mattis, who was on vacation last week, has yet to make any public remarks on the new ban, Zunkuft alluded that the Coast Guard, which falls under the Department of Homeland Security, had already tasked a "tiger team" of legal officers to help contend with the impending policy shift.

World Foreign Minister Meets Diplomats from ASEAN Countries
Author: 0 Foreign Minister Meets Diplomats from ASEAN Countries

During the week from August 2 to 8, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano will lead the 50th Asean Foreign Ministers' Meetings, the 18th Asean Plus Three Foreign Ministers' Meeting (with Japan, China and Korea), the 7th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers' Meeting, and the 24th Asean Regional Forum (ARF).

Author: 0 Will Gen. John Kelly straighten Trump out?

Kelly "will bring new structure, discipline and strength" to the White House, she said. Emails released later by Trump Jr. show the meeting was suggested to the campaign as a way to deliver damaging information about Democrat Hillary Clinton.

World Just 7 Hours Into Job, Female Politician Asked About Motherhood Plans
Author: 0 Just 7 Hours Into Job, Female Politician Asked About Motherhood Plans

Already, she's been grilled twice about her plans to become a mother and says the questions are " totally unacceptable" for other professional women to be asked in 2017. The new Labour deputy leader Kelvin Davis has described the questions as "sexist" and "stupid", and current National PM Bill English said yesterday it was "entirely her business".

World Australian Terror Suspects Named, May Have Already Tried to Down International Flight
Author: 0 Australian Terror Suspects Named, May Have Already Tried to Down International Flight

USA officials, who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity, said a foreign intelligence service had intercepted communications between the plotters in Sydney and members of the Islamic State militant group in Syria. The threat of such elaborate plots was ever-present, he said. "Etihad is complying fully with the enhanced security measures at airports in Australia and monitoring the situation closely", it said.

World 12 year took her life, her parents blames the school
Author: 0 12 year took her life, her parents blames the school

However, the school allegedly neglected to take any action. "They did nothing", said Bruce Nagel , the family's attorney. - A family mourning the loss of their child is now suing the New Jersey school district for not doing enough. They said they noticed a problem in October, when Mallory's grades began slipping. "There was a pattern, a regular history, pattern of the school dismissing my concerns", Grossman said.

Author: 0 Russian embassy in Damascus comes under fire

Russian Federation requires public reaction of the United Nations security Council on the incident. Russian Federation says its diplomatic mission in the Syrian capital of Damascus has come under mortar attack by terrorists. Moscow officials called the incident "a terrorist attack" and said it had been carried out from "positions of terrorist gangs". "It was proposed to delete all important provisions of the draft".

World US Secretary of State Tillerson to attend Asean forum in August
Author: 0 US Secretary of State Tillerson to attend Asean forum in August

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un claimed the launch proves the communist state possesses the ability to reach the USA mainland with its weapons. Pyongyang claimed that its latest missile test could hit the usa west coast and beyond. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke with Trump on Monday and agreed on the need for more action on North Korea , hours after the US Ambassador to the United Nations said Washington was "done talking about North Korea ".

Author: 0 White House: Trump "Weighed In" on Son's Misleading Statement Explaining Russia Meeting

An attorney for Trump, Jay Sekulow, issued a statement in response to the Post report: "Apart from being of no outcome, the characterizations are misinformed, inaccurate, and not pertinent". While it is not illegal for a president to mislead the public or the press, legal experts say the episode will most likely be of interest to Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the FBI's investigation into Russia's election interference and whether the Trump campaign has sought to cover up any ...

World United States willing to talk to North Korea: Rex Tillerson
Author: 0 United States willing to talk to North Korea: Rex Tillerson

The Trump administration has repeatedly said that all options, including military action, are on the table when it comes to dealing with North Korea. "They do not see it in their interest for North Korea to have nuclear weapons, just as we do not see it in anyone's interest". "A foreign government, a foreign head of state is going to struggle to ascertain who truly speaks for the United States ", said Sargent.

World Boko Haram extremists storm Nigeria village, killing 7
Author: 0 Boko Haram extremists storm Nigeria village, killing 7

Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, has warned the troops fighting Boko Haram terrorists in North-East Nigeria to remain resolute and be more proactive as the war against the insurgents continues . Madu said the villagers were shot to death while they were sleeping. The same military had said in the past that the sect had been defeated and all the territories under their control captured.

Author: 0 Trump removes new communication director Anthony Scaramucci

He suggested Kelly should convince ousted press secretary Sean Spicer to stay on, at least through the tax overhaul effort. Kelly "will bring new structure, discipline and strength" to the White House , Sanders said. "Focusing on health care", Senator Lindsey Graham said on NBC's " Today " when asked what the president could do to regain his confidence. This is where Kelly comes in: a military man tasked with getting a chaotic White House back on track.

World Crews on scene at Minneapolis school explosion
Author: 0 Crews on scene at Minneapolis school explosion

Aide Fire Chief Bryan Tyner said the gas blast was caused by temporary workers doing chip away at the building. "We have to be very intentional about that", Tyner said. They were told there was a gas leak and began to leave immediately, Day said. "I was sitting there watching TV when I heard a big explosion". "It was just a really loud boom", said one resident.

Author: 0 U.S. military tests ICBM amid North Korea tensions

The Minuteman III missile was sacked at 2.10am local time (7pm AEST) from the Vandenberg Air Force Base north-west of Santa Barbara, according to the Air Force Global Strike Command. United States on Wednesday test launched an unarmed Minuteman III inter-continental ballistic missile from its North Vandenberg air base in California, ABC News reported.

World Donald Trump Threatened To Sue 'Sharknado' For Replacing Him With Mark Cuban
Author: 0 Donald Trump Threatened To Sue 'Sharknado' For Replacing Him With Mark Cuban

Yes, we're being completely serious. Interestingly enough, Trump wasn't the production's first choice-it was Sarah Palin- but negotiations with the former vice presidential nominee had fallen through. Gerald Webb , the casting director who worked on the franchise's first three films noted, 'we got pretty far, ' he told the Hollywood Reporter on their dealings with Trump .

World IS claims attack on Iraq embassy in Kabul
Author: 0 IS claims attack on Iraq embassy in Kabul

It says security forces were still trying to ferret out the remaining attackers. A suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Iraqi embassy in Kabul yesterday and militants breached the compound, Afghan officials said, in a complex hours-long attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

World Emergency services rescuing up to 70 young people in Mourne Mountains
Author: 0 Emergency services rescuing up to 70 young people in Mourne Mountains

Last year, the Mourne Mountains were voted Britain's best view in a survey. Coastguard, paramedics and helicopter crews are now on the scene in the Mourne Mountains in Northern Ireland . The emergency team set up a base at Annalong community hall to treat the injured. "There have been a handful of ankle injuries and some are suffering a little bit from the cold", he added.