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Australia's ruling party refuses vote on gay marriage bill
- August 07, 2017

The rebels had only seven votes in the partyroom in their bid for an immediate free parliamentary vote. The plebiscite legislation would go back into the Senate this week. "I understand people on both sides of the debate feel very strongly about changing the Marriage Act, and that is why it so important that we have a plebiscite to gauge how all Australians feel", Mr O'Brien said. (more...)
Long Island forecast: Rain with possible heavy downpours Long Island forecast: Rain with possible heavy downpours
- August 07, 2017

Monday . The northern half of the state should see mostly sunny skies and temperatures reaching near 81. A chance of rain continues all week with high quite comfortable in the upper 70's to low 80's. As we get into this week we're going to see even more wet weather, not only during the day, but overnight as well. Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. (more...)
Mueller requests White House records on Flynn
- August 07, 2017

Conway then shifted to the Obama administration's response to the 2012 attack on USA government buildings in Benghazi, Libya. If you like your plan, you can keep your plan. Despite a strong economy, a new survey conducted by the University of Quinnipiac gives the us president a popularity rating of only 33%, a level equivalent to that of Richard Nixon in the full scandal of Watergate, or to that of George W. (more...)
In Push To Get Model 3 To Masses, Tesla Starts Raising Cash In Push To Get Model 3 To Masses, Tesla Starts Raising Cash
- August 07, 2017

Now, Tesla has achieved its goal of making the Model X $5,000 more expensive than a Model S with similar options. The price for that model isn't coming down any time soon, not until Tesla has a replacement in mind. So far, Musk's strategy has paid off. For a while now it's been a goal among electric auto enthusiasts, especially Tesla owners, to set new records in how far they can drive their vehicles on a single charge . (more...)
Carla Del Ponte quits 'powerless' Syria war crimes commission Carla Del Ponte quits 'powerless' Syria war crimes commission
- August 07, 2017

She said the crimes in Syria are worse than she had ever seen in Rwanda or Yugoslavia, and she criticized the Security Council for failing to appoint a war-crimes panel for the Syrian war. In a 2013 statement, she said there were " strong, concrete suspicions " that Syrian rebels had used sarin gas. "The Assad government had perpetrated frightful crimes against humanity and used chemical weapons. (more...)
Authorities say missing boy, 6, found dead in retention pond Authorities say missing boy, 6, found dead in retention pond
- August 07, 2017

Anyone with information should call the Florida Department of Law Enforcement at 1-888-FL MISSING (1-888-356-4774) or the Polk County Sheriff's Office at 1-863-298-6200 or 911. He was wearing a navy blue shirt with dinosaur print and navy shorts. "The family is devastated", Judd said. They searched for a half hour before calling the Polk County Sheriff's Office, who responded and stayed on the scene. (more...)
Special Counsel Robert Mueller Impanels Washington Grand Jury in Russia Probe Special Counsel Robert Mueller Impanels Washington Grand Jury in Russia Probe
- August 07, 2017

Trump Jr. met with Natalia Veselnitskaya in June 2016 after Veselnitskaya promised him damaging information about then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton . "Let's have the facts come out", he said. Details emerged a day after reports that Mr Mueller has convened a grand jury in Washington to participate in the probe, signalling the possibility that the inquiry could result in criminal charges. (more...)
Asean, China adopt code of conduct framework for South China Sea Asean, China adopt code of conduct framework for South China Sea
- August 07, 2017

Even North Korea's ally China supported the sanctions as did Russian Federation. "So I think that would be the first and strongest signal they could send to us is just stop these missile launches", said the top U.S. The KCNA alluded to North Korea's new capability on Monday, saying: "There is no bigger mistake than the United States believing that its land is safe across the ocean". (more...)
Korea vows harsh retaliation against fresh United Nations sanctions Korea vows harsh retaliation against fresh United Nations sanctions
- August 07, 2017

All the countries involved in the so-called six-party talks aimed at taming the North's nuclear ambitions belong to the Asean Regional Forum, but Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs spokesman Robespierre Bolivar said at a news conference Saturday that there was no plan for those nations to meet on the sidelines of the Manila meetings. (more...)
Bills To Shield Mueller From Trump Are All Based On 'Hypotheticals' Bills To Shield Mueller From Trump Are All Based On 'Hypotheticals'
- August 07, 2017

In addition, according to the american media, Mr. Mueller would have started to examine the financial records of Mr. Trump's non-related to Russian Federation or the election. Senators introduced bipartisan bills last week creating judicial review procedures that could shield Mueller from firing by Trump. "There's no question that it is", he said . (more...)
Mollie King is the first celebrity contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing Mollie King is the first celebrity contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing
- August 07, 2017

While she wants to win, Mollie did say she is feeling her nerves, adding: 'I'm so, so nervous. I'm a huge fan of Strictly Come Dancing so I can't actually believe I'm lucky enough to be taking part in it this year! As well as a whole new batch of celebrity contestants, viewers will notice one major change on this year's judging panel as well. (more...)
Vietnam challenges China at security talks Vietnam challenges China at security talks
- August 07, 2017

While stressing the situation in the peninsula is now getting close to the critical point of crisis, the Minister said it was at a turning point. "If there is an opportunity that naturally occurs, we should talk", Kang Kyung-Wha told reporters as she landed in Manila today, according to South Korea's Yonhap news agency. (more...)
Court complicates Trump's threat to cut 'Obamacare' funds Court complicates Trump's threat to cut 'Obamacare' funds
- August 07, 2017

GREENE: When it comes to continuing that discussion, let me just ask you, I mean, Senator Bernie Sanders not so long ago nearly sounded mocking of Republican efforts to, you know, repeal, replace the Affordable Care Act . This makes it the most popular of the health insurance plans that are offered through Obamacare in the state. Instead, they get the regular employer contribution they did before, much in the same way other workers do when their companies buy insurance. (more...)
Special counsel Robert Mueller asks White House for documents on Michael Flynn Special counsel Robert Mueller asks White House for documents on Michael Flynn
- August 07, 2017

According to the Times , Flynn's campaign to discredit the opponent of the Turkish government, Fethullah Gulen, began on August 9. Reportedly, Mueller and his team are now investigating not only whether Flynn failed to report his links to a foreign government as required by law or if he had illicit ties with Russian elements, but all of Flynn's business connections throughout the campaign. (more...)
Building new bonds and risking heartbreak at Raksha Bandhan Building new bonds and risking heartbreak at Raksha Bandhan
- August 07, 2017

The only thing that bothers me is that Aishu is getting married soon and we are going to miss her so much!TamannaahI guess brother-sister bonding signifies a true reflection of our culture. Collect Rakhi Messages for Brother and tie a knot for protection. Raksha bandhan is a special festival to brothers & sisters which is also called as Rakhi Purnima or Rakhi . (more...)
Manus Island: Asylum seeker found dead in Australia-run centre Manus Island: Asylum seeker found dead in Australia-run centre
- August 07, 2017

A refugee in Australia's immigration detention network on Manus Island has died, with local police suggesting the man may have taken his own life. "It was so devastating for all [of] us", he said. Asylum seeker advocates have called for the government to bring the asylum seekers to Australia. Refugees at the Manus Island regional processing centre have been engaged in peaceful protests over recent days. (more...)
Suspected Bangladeshi militant arrested from UP's Muzaffarnagar Suspected Bangladeshi militant arrested from UP's Muzaffarnagar
- August 07, 2017

The man, identified as Abdullah, was arrested from Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district. IG Arun said during interrogation, Abdullah told ATS detectives that he used to prepare fake identity proofs with the help of Faizan, a resident of Deoband. (more...)
Maine Marine one of 3 missing off coast of Australia Maine Marine one of 3 missing off coast of Australia
- August 07, 2017

The Osprey ditched into the water off the Queensland coast during a training exercise on Saturday afternoon, 23 of the 26 crew members on board were rescued. Australian Defense Minister Marise Payne said the Australian government would assist the US -led recovery effort after what she described as an "extensive search-and-rescue operation" was called off. (more...)
Amarnath yatra attack was about oneupmanship between warring Lashkar factions Amarnath yatra attack was about oneupmanship between warring Lashkar factions
- August 07, 2017

Inspector general of police (Kashmir range) Muneer Khan told media in Anantnag that apart from three Pakistanis, a Kashmiri militant too was involved in the attack that left eight pilgrims dead and several others injured. "There was yatri vehicle that day so they attacked it, had there been CRPF vehicle they would've attacked that, they had planned it". The Police identified Abu Ismail of LeT as the mastermind of the attack. (more...)
Pakistan wants good relations with India: Foreign Minister Pakistan wants good relations with India: Foreign Minister
- August 07, 2017

He further stated that Pakistan's efforts to establish good relations with neighbours should not be thought of as its weakness. In addition to India being "in a conspiracy with Afghanistan", India was also "continuously violating the ceasefire accord by shelling the civilian population along the Line of Control", Asif said. (more...)