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World Trump Signs Order Banning Transgender Recruits In US Military
Author: 0 Trump Signs Order Banning Transgender Recruits In US Military

Asked how the policy squared with Trump's pledge to stand up for gay rights, the White House official said the president would ensure that such rights were protected but had been critical previously of the transgender changes under the Obama administration.

World McCain on Arpaio Pardon: 'No One Is Above the Law'
Author: 0 McCain on Arpaio Pardon: 'No One Is Above the Law'

Normally, though, as political scientist Jeffrey Crouch's book on the pardon power makes clear, pardons are granted for two reasons: either to provide mercy or correct a miscarriage of justice, in an individual case; or on more general grounds based on public policy.

World Trump's comments about ending NAFTA rattle Texas political and business leaders
Author: 0 Trump's comments about ending NAFTA rattle Texas political and business leaders

Trump's comments came ahead of the second round of NAFTA negotiations, which are scheduled to run from September 1-5 in Mexico City. Insiders say they expect him to keep making these threats. The first round of talks between Canada, the US and Mexico concluded on Sunday in USA capital Washington , with a commitment from all three sides to hold the talks at an accelerated pace.

Author: 0 At Least 20 Dead In Shiite Mosque Attack

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack , the latest to target Afghanistan's minority Shiites. At least a dozen people are feared to have been wounded either by the blast or gunfire of attackers, he said . As per an Associated Press report , a member of Afghanistan's Shiite clerical council confirmed the deaths in the attack that is still underway. Sunni extremists view Shiites as a heretical branch of Islam.

World Who is Thailand's Yingluck Shinawatra?
Author: 0 Who is Thailand's Yingluck Shinawatra?

Yingluck's political unraveling, however, did not come due to the rice program: It came at the hands of a bill that would have granted amnesty to those convicted of political violence after the coup that ousted her brother. It's only the latest political drama for Yingluck and her very political family. Meanwhile, immigration officials said there was no record of Yingluck having left the country through main airports or border checkpoints.

World Trump Signs Order Authorizing New Sanctions on Venezuela
Author: 0 Trump Signs Order Authorizing New Sanctions on Venezuela

Until now, the USA has taken care to target individuals within Venezuela's evolving dictatorship. During his press conference, Maduro also announced his plans to visit Russian Federation in order to continue discussions on Venezuela's Orinoco Mining Arc and stabilizing the price and the growth of oil and gas investments.

World Macau death toll rises to 9 as city struggles with typhoon aftermath
Author: 0 Macau death toll rises to 9 as city struggles with typhoon aftermath

Best. "It's like they were trying to gamble with their luck", Lao said adding that authorities had reacted too slowly and did too little to alert residents of the coming storm. Hato was downgraded to a tropical depression yesterday afternoon as it travelled further into China. Two people have been reported missing. Almost two million households were briefly without power.

World Riots leave 29 dead after Indian 'godman's' rape conviction
Author: 0 Riots leave 29 dead after Indian 'godman's' rape conviction

All trains to and from Jammu were suspended on Friday over security concerns after CBI court convicted Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in rape case of 2002. At least three OB vans of private television channels were damaged. Angry supporters rampaged through Panchkula town, near Chandigarh . Before the CBI court announced its verdict, Utsav Bains, the lawyer for the victims in the case, said that if there was an acquittal, the case would be shifted to another state.

World Iraqi forces capture Shiite shrine in Daesh-held Tal Afar
Author: 0 Iraqi forces capture Shiite shrine in Daesh-held Tal Afar

ISIS took control of the northern Iraqi city in June 2014, and it was not until October previous year that Iraqi , Kurdish, American, and French forces were able to drive the jihadists back. As in the battle for Mosul, civilians are suffering. On Tuesday, the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said those who had fled were suffering from dehydration and exhaustion, having lived off unclean water and bread for three to four months.

Author: 0 Trump goes after the Senate, Jeff Flake and media on Twitter

President Trump's visit to Arizona is already fraught with controversy. "I thought the President did an exceptional job on Afghanistan and, frankly, was brutally honest with the American people", Cole said . For Querard, Flake's decision to speak out and write a book critical of the president is a risky bet before the Republican primary, now scheduled for August 2018.

World Sanders stands by Trump's border wall threat
Author: 0 Sanders stands by Trump's border wall threat

Questions about the President's relationship with other lawmakers were not met with optimism. "The president has not yet been able to demonstrate the stability, nor some of the competence, that he needs to demonstrate in order for him to be successful", Corker said .

World Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods to close Monday
Author: 0 Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods to close Monday

Everybody should be able to eat Whole Foods Market quality. Amazon Lockers will also be placed in some Whole Foods stores, where customers can pick up online orders or place them in lockers for returns. The companies AMZN, -0.35% WFM, +0.73% will also start to integrate Amazon Prime into Whole Foods' point-of-sale system. Whole Foods , which opened its first store in Austin, Texas, back in 1980, now has 470 stores in North America and the United Kingdom.

World Washington mulls supplying Ukraine with lethal weapons
Author: 0 Washington mulls supplying Ukraine with lethal weapons

Kie - The United States is considering deliveries of lethal weapons to Ukraine and intends to continue supporting Ukraine in defence of its territory and people, Secretary James Mattis said. The senior Arizona Republican argued that providing weapons to Ukraine "is not opposed to a peaceful resolution of this conflict - it is essential to achieving it".

World USA sanctions Chinese, Russians over North Korea support
Author: 0 USA sanctions Chinese, Russians over North Korea support

Experts say new photos from North Korea's state-run news agency seem to reveal advancements in the country's missile program. The Treasury also designated three Chinese coal companies collectively responsible for importing almost half a billion dollars' worth of North Korean coal between 2013 and 2016.

World Black Transgender Woman Killed by St. Louis Police
Author: 0 Black Transgender Woman Killed by St. Louis Police

Louis. After attending a vigil, some people took to the streets and blocked an intersection, St. Louis police officers said. Police say that protesters surrounded the vehicle and began striking it. "Kiwi was harassed and executed and it's a awful feeling", Herring's sister-in-law, Crevonda Nance , told HuffPost , which reports that police are investigating but have not confirmed Nance's allegations.

World SpaceX sticks another vertical rocket landing at sea
Author: 0 SpaceX sticks another vertical rocket landing at sea

The satellite, which was built by Taiwan's National Space Organization , will study Earth for at least five years, from a sun-synchronous orbit 447 miles (720 kilometers) above the ground. A Falcon 9 rocket lifts off carrying a Taiwanese satellite. However, Spaceflight announced in March that it had chose to find alternative rides for those secondary payloads because of "significant" delays it expected in the Formosat-5 launch.

World What is the case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief
Author: 0 What is the case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief

The situation is particularly tense in Panchkula as a large number of Dera followers have begun descending at the organisation's Naam Charcha Ghar ahead of the judgement. Like him, almost two lakh sect followers have descended on Panchkula and nearby places from mostly across Punjab and Haryana. Section 144 of the CrPC, banning the assembly of more than four persons in an area, has been imposed across the state.

World $758.7M Powerball victor speaks out, calls jackpot 'a pipe dream'
Author: 0 $758.7M Powerball victor speaks out, calls jackpot 'a pipe dream'

Lottery officials added that it's the fourth time a winning Powerball jackpot ticket was sold in MA - the most recent in 2013. Kamaljeet Kaur's father-in-law celebrated with reporters before the lottery announced its mistake. Nine winning tickets worth $50,000 each were sold in the state, as well as six Power Play tickets worth $200,000 each. According to the Minnesota State Lottery, 511,867 winning tickets sold in Minnesota won $4,084,276 during this jackpot run.

World Shark bites surfer's paddle board in shallow water at Cape Cod beach
Author: 0 Shark bites surfer's paddle board in shallow water at Cape Cod beach

Bigelow, of Chatham, said he saw the bite marks on his board, got back on, and paddled in to shore as quickly as possible, alerting lifeguards and a nearby surf school. Calls to the National Park Service were not immediately returned. "We were yelling at them, 'Swim!" As luck would have it, everyone got out of the water safely, but watched helplessly as the fatally injured seal struggled to survive his fatal bite.

World The Xena: Warrior Princess reboot is not happening
Author: 0 The Xena: Warrior Princess reboot is not happening

Writer of The 100 Javier Grillo-Marxuach was announced as developing a revival to the beloved mythical 90s series. Slate reported that the reason behind the departure of Grillo-Marxuach was due to creative differences between him and NBC.

World Arpaio: 'No idea' if Trump will pardon me
Author: 0 Arpaio: 'No idea' if Trump will pardon me

Then-Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio stands with Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Marshalltown, Iowa, on January 26, 2016. Arpaio hasn't yet been sentenced, but faces up to six months in jail. Authorities have been planning security ever since Trump's announcement. At 7 p.m. the group will march from the church to an area between Third and Fifth Streets on the north side of Monroe Street.