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Former Top Cop: Nothing Funny About Trump's Brutality 'Joke' Former Top Cop: Nothing Funny About Trump's Brutality 'Joke'
- August 01, 2017

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters Monday, "I believe he was making a joke at the time". You see them thrown in rough. "The statement that was issued was true and there were no inaccuracies in the statement", Sanders said, even though emails later released by Donald Trump Jr. (more...)
The Late Show reflects on Anthony Scaramucci's White House tenure The Late Show reflects on Anthony Scaramucci's White House tenure
- August 01, 2017

Mail sent to Harvard alumni this week indicated former communications director for President Trump, Anthony Scaramucci , was dead, reports Reuters. A slowish news cycle yesterday was promptly exploded when the New York Times broke that Scaramucci would leave the White House after just days on the job. (more...)
Four killed in gunfight in Moscow court building Four killed in gunfight in Moscow court building
- August 01, 2017

She added that two police officers were injured. A criminal case has been opened after shooting that occurred earlier today in the building of the Moscow Regional Court, Russia's Investigative Committee announced on Tuesday. Prosecutors said gang members were placing spikes on roads, forcing motorists out of their vehicles and shooting them dead. " In the end, they managed to seize the escort's weapons, but one of the officers was able to call in reinforcement from the National Guard ", ... (more...)
Awaiting formal White House guidance on transgenders: Pentagon Awaiting formal White House guidance on transgenders: Pentagon
- August 01, 2017

Deanna Cor said in an email after Trump's tweet . Not everyone at the Capitol agreed. Sen . Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, was one of many lawmakers critical of Trump's tweets last week. The Department of Defense has already made a decision to allow currently-serving transgender individuals to stay in the military, and many are serving honorably today. (more...)
Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio found guilty of criminal contempt Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio found guilty of criminal contempt
- August 01, 2017

Arpaio spent nine of his 24 years in office enforcing federal immigration law. She scheduled sentencing for October 5. Arpaio, 85, was ordered to stop traffic patrols targeting immigrants, but he continued to do so 17 months after the order was implemented. (more...)
Explosion at mosque in Afghanistan's Herat kills more than 20: Hospital Explosion at mosque in Afghanistan's Herat kills more than 20: Hospital
- August 01, 2017

Mohammed Rafique Shehrzai. The incident took place around 8:30 pm local time near Jawadia mosque in the city but the type of the explosion has not been ascertained so far. The explosion happened at the Baqir-ul-uloom mosque in the Darul Aman area as people gathered for a religious ceremony. The report has yet to be confirmed by local sources in Afghanistan. (more...)
How peanut butter fooled a prison guard How peanut butter fooled a prison guard
- August 01, 2017

Eleven of the inmates have been recaptured, but officials have only released pictures of six of those inmates. The escaped prisoners include Christopher Micheal Smith, Brady Andrew Kilpatrick , Larry Inman Jr ., Ethan Howard Pearl , Steven Blake Lamb , Michael Adam McGuff , Johnny Richard Hunter , Christopher Cole Spain , Kristopher Keith Secrest , Quadrekas Latoddrick Key , Timothy Chaz Cooper , and Steven Sanford Hartley . (more...)
School funding talks break down, showdown likely School funding talks break down, showdown likely
- August 01, 2017

The proposed formula channels money to the neediest districts first after ensuring that no district receives less money than last school year. "This year the stalemate is longer and you can tell it's a lot more intense", said Todd Covault, chief operations officer and treasurer for Decatur Public Schools. (more...)
Sam Shepard dies at 73 after battling ALS Sam Shepard dies at 73 after battling ALS
- August 01, 2017

He was 73 years old . His death last Thursday in Kentucky, from complications related to ALS, was confirmed today by family spokesperson Chris Boneau . Boneau asked for privacy for the family "at this hard time" and said funeral arrangements would be made in private. USA Today said he leaves behind two sons, Jesse Mojo Shepard and Samuel Walker Shepard , daughter Hannah Jane and two sisters, Sandy and Roxanne Roger . (more...)
Arvind Panagariya Resigns as Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog Arvind Panagariya Resigns as Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog
- August 01, 2017

Sources say Panagariya, despite the unwavering support of the Prime Minister, had several detractors within the Union government, and perhaps more importantly, in the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh . At US universities one can teach as long as health permits. "If I were at 40, then I would have got job anywhere. the kind of job I have at Columbia is nearly impossible to get at this age", he said. (more...)
'Growing Mistrust Between China and US' at Heart of North Korean Antagonism 'Growing Mistrust Between China and US' at Heart of North Korean Antagonism
- August 01, 2017

The robust China-North Korea economic and trade relationship makes it clear that China could exercise considerable leverage over the North Korean regime to alter course, but that far from trying to do so China's leaders would prefer to contain the problem - not solve it. (more...)
United Kingdom insists Brexit will end freedom of movement United Kingdom insists Brexit will end freedom of movement
- August 01, 2017

However, May's announcement today has made it very clear that will not be the case. May was advocating a clean break with the European Union starting in March 2019, and had even threatened to walk away from exit talks under the mantra that "no deal is better than a bad deal". (more...)
Trump may get tax reform bill by year's end, Rep. Brady says Trump may get tax reform bill by year's end, Rep. Brady says
- August 01, 2017

The entreaty comes as President Trump and his Cabinet demanded that Republicans in Congress deliver steep tax cuts for businesses and individuals, with or without the help Democrats. Short said the effort could spill over into early 2018, but in that case would delay some projected stimulus for economic growth and job creation . (more...)
Danilo Gallinari Punches Opponent In Exhibition Game Danilo Gallinari Punches Opponent In Exhibition Game
- August 01, 2017

The Italian forward went right at Kok after Kok hit Gallinari in the neck/face area with a forearm while attempting to box him out. Gallinari plays for Italy, which is preparing for EuroBasket . Danilo Gallinari was a big get for the Clippers this offseason. The Clippers acquired Gallinari from the Denver Nuggets earlier this month. (more...)
Hundreds to face judges in Turkey's biggest coup trial Hundreds to face judges in Turkey's biggest coup trial
- August 01, 2017

The defendants face charges from attempting to assassinate the president to murder. Strict security is being implemented at a purpose-built courtroom outside the capital. Turkey's military chief Hulusi Akar and other commanders were held captive for several hours at the base on the night of the coup. Among those on trial is Akin Ozturk , a former general in the air force who is accused of being a key ringleader in the abortive putsch, which left more than 250 people dead in July 2016. (more...)
Search for missing swimmer off Smith Point continues
- August 01, 2017

She never exited the water and an extensive search was conducted with no results. It wasn't immediately clear what prompted the couple to enter the choppy waters and whether there had been any warnings to the general public after recent forecasts of rip currents in the area? "I spoke to a police officer who took off her shoes to go after him", said a witness who didn't want to be identified. (more...)
Police arrests 2 after Teenager is Raped Twice in one Day Police arrests 2 after Teenager is Raped Twice in one Day
- July 31, 2017

Khurram Rahi, 27, wore a red t-shirt and blue tracksuit bottoms and spoke only to confirm his name at Birmingham Magistrates Court. Fitzpatrick asked witnesses to step forward if they saw the girl walking alone at the train station or saw a man or vehicle "acting suspiciously". (more...)
Russians Promise to 'Retaliate' if Trump Signs Sanctions Bill Russians Promise to 'Retaliate' if Trump Signs Sanctions Bill
- July 31, 2017

Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Putin didn't wait for Trump's reaction to the sanctions bill because "the form in which it emerged from the Senate had greater significance". Sergei Ryabkov , Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister, said on ABC's This Week that his country's retaliation over US actions against Russia was "overdue". (more...)
Texas inmates are serving banned juvenile life sentence Texas inmates are serving banned juvenile life sentence
- July 31, 2017

The Georgia Department of Corrections provided a list of 25 inmates who received life without parole for crimes committed as juveniles. Though New York has never sentenced juveniles to life without parole, groups including the New York Civil Liberties Union had criticized officials for looking only at crimes, and not youth, in parole determinations. (more...)
After health care, Republicans look at what's next After health care, Republicans look at what's next
- July 31, 2017

President Donald Trump chimed into the debate on Twitter early Friday morning, saying those who had voted against the bill "let the American people down". Trump fumed at the loss after the vote, tweeting that the three Republicans "let the American people down", linking them to the Democrats who were uniformly against the plan. (more...)