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'You Can Thank Congress' For 'All-Time Low' Relationship With Russia 'You Can Thank Congress' For 'All-Time Low' Relationship With Russia
- August 04, 2017

The President made the comment in a tweet , adding in the same message: "You can thank Congress, the same people that can't even give us HCare!" The bill was passed by a veto-proof majority in the House and Senate. "The concerns expressed in the president's signing statement are hardly surprising, though misplaced", McCain said in a statement Wednesday. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said the new sanctions imposed by the United States are tantamount to declaring a "full-scale ... (more...)
YMCA Chemical Leak in NC Sickens 40 Children, 2 Adults YMCA Chemical Leak in NC Sickens 40 Children, 2 Adults
- August 04, 2017

Hypochlorite is a chemical used in the maintenance of swimming pools. The Y closed shortly before 3 p.m. after a sodium hypochlorite spill at its indoor pool. Symptoms such as throat pain and blurry vision can occur with exposure to the chemical. They look for all kinds of issues, including how chemicals are stored so they don't create a hazard. (more...)
Trump Remarks Eclipse Sessions' Talk Before Black Law Enforcement Group Trump Remarks Eclipse Sessions' Talk Before Black Law Enforcement Group
- August 04, 2017

We did reach out to the White House for a comment or clarification on the president's remarks , but we haven't gotten a response back as of yet. Before Sanders' comments White House officials had declined to say if they had a response to multiple police departments criticizing Trump's law-and-order speech in NY. (more...)
Carbon monoxide problems plague Ford Explorers Carbon monoxide problems plague Ford Explorers
- August 04, 2017

Carbon monoxide detectors will be installed in every vehicle in the fleet, Sluckis said, and officers will be told to leave the air off, roll their windows down, and if the new carbon monoxide detectors go off, they should pull over and have the vehicle towed. (more...)
The White House is a dump, President Trump tells golf buddies The White House is a dump, President Trump tells golf buddies
- August 04, 2017

Donald Trump says he never called the White House " a real dump ", but the sports journalist who reported the president's remarks says there were multiple witnesses, and he's sticking with his story . But the president has also spent 14 days at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster , New Jersey, according to the NBC count. The property formerly was owned by the late automaker John DeLorean, whose iconic sports auto was transformed into a time machine in the "Back to the ... (more...)
Train derails, crashes into home and causes fire Train derails, crashes into home and causes fire
- August 04, 2017

Rail cars carrying gas and sulfur on a CSX Corp freight train skidded off the tracks and burst into flames on Wednesday in a small Pennsylvania town, forcing hundreds of residents to flee their homes as firefighters fought the blaze. Authorities ordered the evacuation of residents in a one-mile radius, which encompasses most of the town, as emergency crews anxious about the risk of an explosion, Steele said. (more...)
Australian Nurse Jailed For Illegal Cambodian Surrogacy Australian Nurse Jailed For Illegal Cambodian Surrogacy
- August 04, 2017

Commercial surrogacy previously operated in a legal grey zone in Cambodia as it was not banned outright until October 2016 when it came to the attention of the government. Police claimed she was involved in a money-making racket in which marriage documents between surrogate Khmer mothers and donor fathers were forged. (more...)
New immersive 'Star Wars' experience set for Disney Springs New immersive 'Star Wars' experience set for Disney Springs
- August 04, 2017

The experience is called Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire , and it will be coming to both Disneyland and Disney World. The official website for Star Wars announced on Thursday that The VOID is collaborating with Lucasfilm and ILMxLAB to bring this new immersive experience to Disney guests. (more...)
Tillerson concedes Russian Federation ties are sour, but holds out hope Tillerson concedes Russian Federation ties are sour, but holds out hope
- August 04, 2017

The diplomat did not rule out that relations between Moscow and Washington may deteriorate further. He was unable to show that the US has fulfilled President Donald Trump's objective of a new, more cooperative relationship between the former Cold War foes, noting only modest efforts in Syria as a sign the nations share some common goals. (more...)
Teheran lodges complaints with Nuclear Pact watchdog over Washington's violation Teheran lodges complaints with Nuclear Pact watchdog over Washington's violation
- August 04, 2017

He also said that introduction of sanctions "violated the nuclear deal". Congress has now left it up to Donald Trump to navigate these pitfalls to ensure the continued successful implementation of the nuclear accord. The launch was not consistent with a United Nations resolution that endorsed a 2015 accord between Tehran and six world powers, including the U.S., which agreed to limit its nuclear and ballistic-missile programs in exchange for sanctions relief, Reuters reported on Wednesday. (more...)
BJP desperate over Rajya Sabha polls, says Gehlot, slams IT raids BJP desperate over Rajya Sabha polls, says Gehlot, slams IT raids
- August 04, 2017

The court also noted in RS polls, electors as rules show their ballot papers to party representative, so there would not be any difficulty. "You come here on eve of elections", said the bench. "Are you afraid of losing?" the bench asked. Congress has cried foul after Income Tax department conducted raids on the premise of the Congress Karnataka minister Shivkumar on whose property Gujarat MLAS have been staying after they were rushed out of the home state fearing they might get poached. (more...)
Tillerson assures North Korea 'We are not your enemy' Tillerson assures North Korea 'We are not your enemy'
- August 04, 2017

However, the recent Chinese-Russian " double freezing " initiative - suggesting that North Korea stops its ballistic missile and nuclear activities while the United States and its allies halt war games in the region - has been rejected by Washington . (more...)
Tillerson says USA is willing to dialogue with North Korea
- August 04, 2017

At least 16 USA citizens have been detained in North Korea in the past 10 years, the State Department says . And while Beijing has cut substantial economic ties in recent months with its neighbor, China believes the only way to solve the North Korean crisis is through diplomacy. (more...)
Hassan Rouhani vows to pull Iran out of diplomatic isolation
- August 04, 2017

President Hassan Rouhani, who championed a nuclear deal with the world powers during his first term, has faced accusations of a failed accord, which has not benefited the ordinary Iranians. sanctions, and suspicions among powerful followers of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei of any rise in Western influence. "This session is an important event signaling the beginning of the new period of country's management; it is a symbol of cemocracy in Iran", Ayatollah Khamenei underlined. (more...)
FBI Detains the FBI Detains the "Accidental Hero" Who Stopped WannaCry Outbreak
- August 04, 2017

The site, it turned out, acted as a kill switch for the malware, which stopped infecting new computers if it saw that the URL had been registered. Marcus Hutchins was detained in Las Vegas this week after attending the annual Def Con hacking conference. (more...)
Angry customers trash Florida Chick-fil-A over cold nuggets Angry customers trash Florida Chick-fil-A over cold nuggets
- August 04, 2017

The witness said the woman came in after two teen boys were arguing with management. The women can be heard arguing to receive a refund for their brother, who had been given the cold chicken nugget meal. The video , which has been viewed more than 500,000 times, shows the customers yelling and cursing at the employees. "There were kids at Chick-fil-A while this was going on and anyone should be embarrassed to act the way these two females did tonight", Music wrote on Facebook. (more...)
Thunderstorm, flash flood warnings issued Thunderstorm, flash flood warnings issued
- August 04, 2017

Wednesday morning, according to the National Weather Service . Thunderstorms and a Flash Flood Watch on Wednesday brought concern to the areas recently burned by the Alamo and Whittier fires. "Due to abundant moisture throughout the atmosphere, there will be the potential for intense downpours with any thunderstorms. This will bring a risk of flash flooding, especially to interior sections". (more...)
Teen texting manslaughter verdict could face a legal challenge Teen texting manslaughter verdict could face a legal challenge
- August 04, 2017

She is scheduled to be sentenced at 2 p.m.in Taunton. "She called no one, and finally she did not issue a simple additional instruction: Get out of the truck", Bristol County Juvenile Court Judge Lawrence Moniz said as he explained his verdict. (more...)
Edmond Fire Department releases video from moment 4.2 quake struck Edmond Fire Department releases video from moment 4.2 quake struck
- August 04, 2017

The quake knocked out two electric substations, leaving about 1,900 customers without power for about an hour. The power was completely restored by 11 p.m. But in 2014, the numbers jumped to about 2,500 in 2014, 4,000 in 2015 and 2,500 in 2016. The Oklahoma Corporation Commission, the state's top oil and gas regulator, is reviewing the wells' recent operations. (more...)
Sham election in Venezuela Sham election in Venezuela
- August 04, 2017

The European Union , on Wednesday, declined to recognise the result of Venezuela's violence-marred election and said it was ready to "gradually step up" pressure on leftist President Nicolas Maduro , though shied away from introducing sanctions . (more...)