• White House unsure of transgender troops' immediate future
White House unsure of transgender troops' immediate future

Sanders joked at the beginning of the briefing about rumors that former White House press secretary Sean Spicer might appear on Dancing with the Stars . history, but the White House has released a letter which shows the President at least has the support of a nine-year-old boy. He even mentioned gay rights in his speech at the Republican nati...

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  • Venezuela to Introduce Ban on Street Protests
Venezuela to Introduce Ban on Street Protests

Rubio provided the names, which include the chiefs of police, national guard and army, the interior secretary, and government officials set to do Maduro's bidding on the National Constituent Assembly . Maduro has said the vote is the "only road to restore peace" in the country, but the opposition sees it as a power grab meant to consolidate th...

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  • Rothschild Investment Corp IL Continues to Hold Stake in GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK)
Rothschild Investment Corp IL Continues to Hold Stake in GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK)

Altfest L J & Co Inc owns 139,702 shares or 1.04% of their USA portfolio. In related news, insider Patrick Larmon sold 36,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 2nd. The legal version of this piece can be read at https://transcriptdaily.com/2017/07/25/rothschild-investment-corp-il-continues-to-hold-stake-in-glaxosmith...

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  • Lebanese PM Saad Hariri and Donald Trump Discuss ISIS, Syrian Refugees
Lebanese PM Saad Hariri and Donald Trump Discuss ISIS, Syrian Refugees

He added, "We have done more than we are able to bear in this conflict". But Hezbollah ("Party of God") is key to stabilizing the country, Hariri said in remarks at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington on Wednesday.

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  • China's military preparing for a potential crisis with North Korea
China's military preparing for a potential crisis with North Korea

Long regarded as a formidable technological barrier for impoverished North Korea , that milestone could be reached, beginning with new tests expected to take place within days, US analysts said. " China does not accept the introduction of unilateral sanctions outside of the UN Security Council framework, and we especially oppose the introductio...

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  • Wasserman Schultz fires aide arrested trying to leave country
Wasserman Schultz fires aide arrested trying to leave country

Awan, 37, of Virginia, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to one count of bank fraud during his arraignment in federal court in Washington, D.C. He was released but will have to wear a Global Positioning System monitor and abide by a curfew. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for August 21, according to Gowen. After the criminal probe was revealed, A...

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  • Italy introduces partial water rationing due to severe drought
Italy introduces partial water rationing due to severe drought

The Vatican has about 100 fountains, including two Baroque masterpieces, and all will be switched off, including those in its gardens. The Vatican has shut off the water at its fountains, including in St. " The truth is Lake Bracciano has fallen too much and we risk an environmental disaster ", Nicola Zingaretti, the President of the local Lazio...

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  • Switzerland: Five injured in Schaffhausen chainsaw attack
Switzerland: Five injured in Schaffhausen chainsaw attack

The Swiss police were searching Monday for a man accused of attacking people with a chain saw at a health insurance office in the city of Schaffhausen, near the German border. The suspect was convicted in 2014 and again in 2016 for weapons offences, police said. Schaffhausen, just north of Zurich near the German border, has an estimated populatio...

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  • Sen. John McCain To Return For Critical Health Care Vote
Sen. John McCain To Return For Critical Health Care Vote

John McCain and the bad diagnosis that he received recently". Lest you think this was an unplanned statement that she later regretted, Ward posted a statement on her website noting that McCain "owes it to the people of Arizona to step aside" when he can no longer perform his duties at the Senate.

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  • Jokowi Urges UN Security Council to Discuss Tensions and Violence in Jerusalem
Jokowi Urges UN Security Council to Discuss Tensions and Violence in Jerusalem

Diplomats say the UN Security Council will hold closed-door talks two days later about the spiralling violence after Egypt, France and Sweden seek a meeting to "urgently discuss how calls for de-escalation in Jerusalem can be supported".

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  • Chocolate bars really are getting smaller, but don't blame Brexit
Chocolate bars really are getting smaller, but don't blame Brexit

Most affected have been sugary treats, such as jam, syrups, chocolate and confectionery, where changing pack sizes have contributed 1.22% to their rate of inflation since 2012. "Food and drink is a relatively small proportion of this measure", the ONS said . M&M's and Minstrels have both been getting smaller by up to 15%. "But even within the "f...

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  • Driver suspected of causing deadly crash posted on Instagram
Driver suspected of causing deadly crash posted on Instagram

I killed my sister, but I don't care . Screams and a crash are suddenly heard before Sanchez shouts out her little sister's name. The California Highway Patrol told Fox affiliate KTXL that 18-year-old Sanchez lost control of her 2003 Buick, drove off the edge of the road and then overcorrected.

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  • Two killed in Israeli embassy shooting in Jordan
Two killed in Israeli embassy shooting in Jordan

The Jordanian had come to an apartment in an annex building at the Israeli embassy , to install furniture and stabbed the security guard in the back with the screwdriver, Israel's foreign ministry said. The Jordan Valley, between Jordan and the Israeli-controlled area of the West Bank (Judea and Samaria) is generally peaceful. Reports speculat...

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  • Councilwoman suggests outsider for police chief
Councilwoman suggests outsider for police chief

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges thanked Harteau for her service, noting her 30 years of experience and ability to become a top law-enforcement official "in a male-dominated profession". Harteau is at least the fourth chief of a major police departmentforced out in recent years amid controversy over a deadly police shooting or a fatal encounter wit...

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  • VK Singh says Govt. won't abandon its missing citizens in Mosul
VK Singh says Govt. won't abandon its missing citizens in Mosul

It began in May past year when she met online a Muslim preacher from Hamburg who sent her a copy of the Quran which she brought to school every day. The senior cleric said the terrorists and their accomplices captured by Iraqi troops in Mosul should not be mistreated or tortured.

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  • 8 people found dead inside tractor-trailer, dozens taken to hospitals
8 people found dead inside tractor-trailer, dozens taken to hospitals

Fire department chief Charles Hood said the air conditioner in the trailer was not working. Police say the employee gave the person the water and called for help. Some survivors also ran when they heard police sirens and helicopters. When they arrived on the scene, San Antonio Fire Department paramedics found eight people already dead and 2...

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  • Unemployment falls to 3.7 percent
Unemployment falls to 3.7 percent

The number of unemployed, defined as workers without a job who actively sought one in the past month, dropped to 67,200 in June. Colorado has claimed the nation's lowest unemployment rate since March, but North Dakota emerged as a challenger after its unemployment rate dropped to 2.3 percent in June.

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  • United States withholds $50 million military reimbursement to Pakistan
United States withholds $50 million military reimbursement to Pakistan

US lawmakers have many issues to consider, but a new policy in Afghanistan has been one of the most talked-about topics in Afghan and Pakistani media since Trump took office. "We'll see", Trump responded when asked whether he would deploy additional troops to the country where Americans have been fighting since a month after the September 11, 2001 ...

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  • Teens who laughed as man drowned will face charges
Teens who laughed as man drowned will face charges

After Dunn's head disappeared, one of the teens said, " Oh, he just died ". The five teenagers did nothing to help him, not even call 911, but after examining the video the authorities said this week that they did not break the law.

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  • US Airstrike Kills Afghan Police Members; More Than A Dozen Killed
US Airstrike Kills Afghan Police Members; More Than A Dozen Killed

The latest incident took place on Friday afternoon in the Gereshk district. In February, a USA airstrike in Sangin killed at least 18 civilians, mostly women and children. Mattis said he had already installed some adjustments to the fight in Afghanistan , where the United States has drastically increased its use of airstrikes in 2017.

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  • Martial law to be extended in Philippine's Mindanao
Martial law to be extended in Philippine's Mindanao

After debating for seven hours, 261 lawmakers , 16 from the Senate and 245 from the lower house, voted in favour of the extension . The vote allows Duterte to use the military to enforce law on the island of Mindanao, parts of which have been besieged by militants pledging allegiance to Isis.

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  • Israel sends more troops to West Bank amid tensions
Israel sends more troops to West Bank amid tensions

The clashes the day earlier left three Palestinians dead. On Sunday metal detectors were placed at the site by Israeli forces as a security precaution, prompting violent daily Palestinian-Israeli confrontations over what was perceived as an intrusion on a sacred site.

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  • 6 from Burundi robotics team reported missing in Washington
6 from Burundi robotics team reported missing in Washington

The missing team members were identified by police as Richard Irakoze, 18, Kevin Sabumukiza, 17, Nice Munezero, 17, Aristide Irambona, 18, Don Ingabire , 16, and Audrey Mwamikazi , 17. The government issued a warning in June cautioning USA citizens against traveling to Burundi "due to political tensions, political and criminal violence and the ...

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  • Exxon Mobil fined for violating sanctions against Russian Federation
Exxon Mobil fined for violating sanctions against Russian Federation

In May 2014, the presidents of Exxon's US subsidiaries "dealt in services" with Russian oil tycoon Igor Sechin by signing "eight legal documents" with him linked to Russian oil and gas projects, the Treasury Department said . Authorities suggested Exxon should have known better than to deal with Sechin because it's a "sophisticated and exper...

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  • Wildfires in BC have forced almost 40000 to evacuate
Wildfires in BC have forced almost 40000 to evacuate

Turner said Canadian Armed Forces helicopters helped bring food to two First Nations near Williams Lake. Craig Smith, who was representing Williams Lake mayor Walt Cobb who stayed behind in the lakecity to help with firefighting efforts, said the people of Williams Lake need to be proud of the way they handled the situation.

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  • Rural America's Red Wall: Democratic 2018 Midterm Plans Just Took Another Hit
Rural America's Red Wall: Democratic 2018 Midterm Plans Just Took Another Hit

As for how long the Democrats have to try to turn those concerning enthusiasm numbers around, Election Day for the upcoming midterms is still more than a year away, scheduled for November 6, 2018. Contrasting the poll's numbers on the levels of registered voter support for Democrats and Republicans, the split is quite close to Trump's own approval ...

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  • Google's new security features will protect you from unverified apps
Google's new security features will protect you from unverified apps

At the top of Feed, you'll see Google's characteristic cards of news highlights, sports scores, the local weather and updates on topical events. Also, the feed will now be influenced by trending subjects in the user's area and around the world.

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  • Evacuees Seeks Refuge from Detwiler Fire
Evacuees Seeks Refuge from Detwiler Fire

The raging blaze that forced thousands from their homes in Mariposa yesterday has continued to spread its wrath, almost doubling in size overnight to more than 45,700 acres, Cal Fire reported Wednesday morning. Officials said that the patients and inmates are not being evacuated and that at this time it is safer to keep them where they are than t...

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"Situation Critical": Montenegro Asks EU For Help Fighting Fires

Almost 1,400 firefighters supported by water-bombing planes and helicopters have battled three major blazes in northern Portugal since Sunday. Further inland, in neighbouring Bosnia, firefighters are also struggling to get fires near the southern cities of Mostar and Trebinje under control.

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  • Clashes in Jerusalem as tension mounts over Al Aqsa security
Clashes in Jerusalem as tension mounts over Al Aqsa security

During the same two year period, Israeli forces have killed more than 254 Palestinians, majority said by Israel to be attackers while others were killed in clashes with Israeli forces. Netanyahu said the officers were members of Israel's Druze community, an Arabic-speaking religious minority. Three Palestinians and two Israeli policemen were ...

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  • Repeal now, replace later
Repeal now, replace later

On Monday evening, nearly immediately after two Republican senators dealt a killing blow to their own party's attempt to eviscerate the Affordable Care Act , President Donald Trump tweeted to encourage the GOP to repeal "failing Obamacare" without worrying about a replacement for the health care mandate.

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  • 2 wildfires In California Prompt Evacuation Orders
2 wildfires In California Prompt Evacuation Orders

The Grade fire in Mendocino County, off Highway 101 between Ukiah and Willits, has burned 900 acres and is 65 percent contained, said Cal Fire spokeswoman Tricia Austin. Bullion Cutoff, and evacuations have been ordered in that area. Hot, dry weather conditions coupled with steep terrain and dense brush made stamping out the fire hard for crews, ...

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  • Former US House Speaker Freed
Former US House Speaker Freed

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert , who is serving a 15-month prison sentence for hush money payments to cover up sex abuse, has been transferred to a Chicago facility in anticipation of an August 16 release. During his sentencing in a Chicago court previous year, Hastert admitted for the first time that he had sexually abused boys when he taugh...

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  • Federal Judge Exempts Grandparents, Relatives
Federal Judge Exempts Grandparents, Relatives

USA district judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu found the government can not bar grandparents and other relatives of American citizens from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from getting visas under the ban. The judge said that such assurances constituted a bona fide relationship with a USA entity. This will give them the ability to comp...

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  • Changes expected in the telecommunications sector — Renegotiation of NAFTA
Changes expected in the telecommunications sector — Renegotiation of NAFTA

This provision in the NAFTA goals would do away with the protections Canada is still able to maintain on the market, opening it up to American competition. Meanwhile, it seeks to take steps that could - depending on how the negotiations go - create a better playing field in terms of US workers' competition with lower-wage employees in Mexico.

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  • Karnataka transfers jail officials in Sasikala row
Karnataka transfers jail officials in Sasikala row

D Roopa was transferred to the traffic department on Monday morning. Responding to this, DIG Roopa said "let there be a fair fact finding inquiry to find out the truth". Sasikala, a lifelong companion of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, has been in jail since February. According to sources, these prisoners were believed to be h...

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  • Reebok mocks Trump's compliments of Macron's wife
Reebok mocks Trump's compliments of Macron's wife

Macron's latest comments will further fuel speculation that the United States may not complete the lengthy exit process for leaving the Paris Agreement and could instead put forward an alternative national climate action plan, known as a Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) in the UN's jargon, that focuses more on Trump's fossil fuel prior...

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  • Matthews wins 14th stage, Froome retakes yellow
Matthews wins 14th stage, Froome retakes yellow

Just before the climb I had a problem with my back wheel, it was damaged. "It's a close race, but we knew that coming into this year's Tour de France with so few time trial kilometres, so few summit finishes". In the three Tours the Briton won, his lead after 15 stages was considerably larger than it is this year - 4:14 in 2013, 3:10 in 2015 and ...

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  • Rest in Peace: Martin Landau Has Passed Away at 89
Rest in Peace: Martin Landau Has Passed Away at 89

Landau went on to teach a number of next-generation actors the craft as a coach at the Actors Studio . He worked at The Daily News in NY for five years , illustrating "Pitching Horseshoes", a column written by impresario Billy Rose, and assisting Gus Edson with the comic strip "The Gumps".

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  • Sketch Of Killer In Delphi Murders Released By State Police
Sketch Of Killer In Delphi Murders Released By State Police

Authorities noted that the man's hat in the sketch may not be accurate, but encourage the public to "focus on the person's facial features". Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby (tohb LEHZ'-ehn-BEE') says the witness saw the man walking around the time 14-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abigail Williams were slain near their hometown ...

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  • Antisemitism is still alive and well in France, Macron tells Israel
Antisemitism is still alive and well in France, Macron tells Israel

Similarly with Putin, whom Macron hosted at the sumptuous Versailles palace in May, the French leader stood firm on French opposition to Russia's annexation of Ukraine in 2014. They also discussed the war in Syria Macron also said that he was concerned about Israel's security, a statement that might be worrying for the protesters gathered on the ...

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  • Jamie Murray & Hingis edge Watson & Kontinen to bring Wimbledon to close
Jamie Murray & Hingis edge Watson & Kontinen to bring Wimbledon to close

Their victory was the flawless way for the pair to celebrate important landmarks in both of their respective careers, as yesterday marked 20 years since Hingis beat Jana Novotna in the women's singles final, while a decade ago Murray was celebrating his first mixed doubles title, alongside Jelena Jankovic .

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  • IIFA Awards 2017:Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt wins Best Actors
IIFA Awards 2017:Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt wins Best Actors

Best Performance in a negative role: Jim Sarbh for Neerja . In the Best Supporting Actor category, Shabana Azmi and Anupam Kher were honoured for Neerja and M.S. In the mean time, Shakun Batra and Ayesha Devitre Dhillon left with the honor for Best Story . Best Playback Singer- Male: Amit Mishra for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil .

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  • A new round of Brexit negotiations begins; questions over severance remain
A new round of Brexit negotiations begins; questions over severance remain

The Brexit Secretary is hoping to win round Michel Barnier over Britain's plan to guarantee the future rights of European nationals living in the United Kingdom amid deep divisions back home. These ranged from claiming that public sector workers were "overpaid" to saying that driving a train was so easy "even a woman" could do it. Hammond tol...

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  • Trump names Cobb as White House special counsel
Trump names Cobb as White House special counsel

Kasowitz, a longtime Trump attorney , has reportedly clashed with his client, and was the subject of controversy on Tuesday when it was reported that he sent a stranger a threatening email, telling the person to "watch your back, bitch".

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  • Russian Federation 'ready to take reciprocal measures' if United States doesn't return compounds
Russian Federation 'ready to take reciprocal measures' if United States doesn't return compounds

The United States refused to issue visas to Russian diplomats slated to replace embassy staff expelled in December, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova said Friday. When asked specifically by Tapper about those two compounds, Gorka said the United States needs to find ways to work with Russian Federation. In an interview with US...

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  • Here's The Afghan Girls' Robotics Team Gleefully Showing Off Their US Visas
Here's The Afghan Girls' Robotics Team Gleefully Showing Off Their US Visas

But the United States president urged a reversal following public outcry over the Afghan girls' inability to attend the event, according to U.S. media, with the decision announced Wednesday. One team from each country is invited to participate, like an Olympics of high school robot builders. "We want to take the message of peace to America and ...

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  • Erdogan: Turkey does not need the EU
Erdogan: Turkey does not need the EU

A 250-mile "justice march" organized by opposition party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu morphed into an unexpected rallying point for Mr. Erdogan's opponents. Speaking on the sidelines of the G20 meeting in Hamburg last week, Erdogan insisted the arrests had been made on legitimate grounds. Ahead of the one-year anniversary of the attempted coup , ...

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  • Out-of-form McIlroy misses the cut at Scottish Open
Out-of-form McIlroy misses the cut at Scottish Open

Open and last week's Irish Open - and the latest low point in an injury-affected 2017 for the four-time major victor. The 2013 Masters champion hasn't played since missing the cut at the U.S. "Seven would have been a good score there", said Harrington, who won the British Open in 2008 on the last occasion it was held at Royal Birkdale the venue f...

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  • Beyonce shares first picture of twins
Beyonce shares first picture of twins

Meanwhile, the celebrity couple have appealed to US Patent and Trademark Office to copyright the names of their twins , to prevent unapproved usage, reported news agency PTI. PHOTOS: Me & You & Xenu? And the birth of his twins that took place on June 19, was done in the utmost discretion. "The Carters ." It remains the most liked post on I...

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