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Hillary Clinton is favored less than President Trump, poll shows Hillary Clinton is favored less than President Trump, poll shows
- July 20, 2017

Health-insurance companies and drug companies fared equally poorly in the survey , with 61 percent holding an unfavorable view of each. Trump's overall approval rating now stands at an average of 40 percent, per HuffPost Pollster's aggregate of public polling , with 55 percent disapproving, for a net rating of about -15. (more...)
Venezuela Responds to President Trump's Call for Sanctions Venezuela Responds to President Trump's Call for Sanctions
- July 20, 2017

USA officials said they are preparing sanctions against several senior Venezuelan government figures in an effort to pressure Maduro to cancel the Constituent Assembly vote scheduled for July 30. Department of State". Venezuela exports an average of 700,000 barrels of oil a day to the US, about half its total exports. Maduro himself addressed Trump's statements on television Tuesday night, reading aloud a statement from the USA government demanding Maduro cease attempting to replace ... (more...)
Public Defenders: Body Cam Footage Shows Officer Planting Drugs Public Defenders: Body Cam Footage Shows Officer Planting Drugs
- July 20, 2017

The names of the officer who was wearing the camera and other officers seen in the video had not been released as of Wednesday. But because the cameras are programmed to capture the 30 seconds prior to activation, the officer's actions before returning from the alley were recorded. (more...)
Ranbir Kapoor And Katrina Kaif's Jagga Jasoos First Tuesday Business! Ranbir Kapoor And Katrina Kaif's Jagga Jasoos First Tuesday Business!
- July 20, 2017

The film stars Katrina Kaif alongside Ranbir Kapoor . Though Ranbir's performance in the film was applauded, the film overall received a mixed response from critics. Varun Dhawan's Badrinath Ki Dulhania became Box office HIT while Baahubali 2 has become the blockbuster of the year. Though the box office numbers aren't that great, the film has managed to find its multiplex audiences in the metro-cities. (more...)
I fires adjunct professor after Facebook post about LGBT pride I fires adjunct professor after Facebook post about LGBT pride
- July 20, 2017

They urged her to think on the post for a few days and "hopefully make the right choice" to take it down. Robertson reports being called into a meeting with the school's administration as soon as the post, which criticized the LDS church for fighting against LGBTQ rights, went viral. (more...)
Liverpool player ratings: Who impressed against Crystal Palace? Liverpool player ratings: Who impressed against Crystal Palace?
- July 20, 2017

Earlier, Leicester had progressed to the final by beating West Bromwich Albion 7-6 on penalty kicks following a 1-1 draw in the same stadium. The Egyptian shone, but he was out staged by his fellow new signing Dom Solanke, who blasted in from outside the area in the second-half to give us the lead. (more...)
Arsenal player ratings: Who impressed against Bayern Munich? Arsenal player ratings: Who impressed against Bayern Munich?
- July 20, 2017

Robert Lewandowski scored the opening goal of the game after just eight minutes, dispatching a penalty kick easily after Ainsley Maitland-Niles fouled Juan Bernat in the box. Bayern will then play Inter Milan next Thursday, before the Italians take on Chelsea two days later. The future of the German global, and that of Chilean star Alexis Sanchez, is in major doubt with both stalling over new contracts. (more...)
U.S. officials looking for steps by China to open markets U.S. officials looking for steps by China to open markets
- July 20, 2017

The U.S. -China Comprehensive Economic Dialogue, started after the April summit between Donald Trump and Xi Jingping, will kick off its first round on July 19 in Washington. Mnuchin last month took steps to penalize a Chinese bank, a Chinese shipping company and two Chinese citizens to reduce North Korea's access to the global financial system. (more...)
Al-Aqsa closure condemned
- July 20, 2017

Fresh clashes broke out on Wednesday near the Palestinian refugee camp of Shuafat in east Jerusalem , but without any immediate reports of casualties. It is considered the third holiest site in Islam and the most sacred for Jews. "The metal detectors are a part of Israel's plan to slowly take over al-Aksa Mosque", said Osama Aqabi, who hails from the Negev. (more...)
No ketchup on hot dogs - 'Chicago Dog Sauce' instead? No ketchup on hot dogs - 'Chicago Dog Sauce' instead?
- July 20, 2017

Philly Pretzel Factory: Pretzel's signature hot dogs are priced at just $1 a piece on Wednesday. The local taste testers reacted with disgust, as expected. Chicago's first hot dog brand was David Berg (founded in 1860). Some chains will be offering special deals. Hot dogs are America, minus the garbage aspects of the country. (more...)
On hot mic, Israeli PM raps insane European Union, admits Syria strikes On hot mic, Israeli PM raps insane European Union, admits Syria strikes
- July 20, 2017

Europe is undermining its security by undermining Israel, " Netanyahu said. During the conversation, Netanyahu spoke openly and stated: "Europe is undermining its own security by undermining Israel". "I expressed appreciation for the positions taken by the Visegrad countries on several occasions for representing this position about Israel to the countries of Europe, there is an anomaly, I don't like it, we are often criticized by Europe, often more than any other place by western Europe, often ... (more...)
Extent of damage remains unclear as winds fan BC wildfires Extent of damage remains unclear as winds fan BC wildfires
- July 20, 2017

Wildfires burning in the province as of Sunday, 16 of those started on Saturday. All active wildfires accounted for, CBC News reports that roughly 160,000 hectares of land are now ablaze. "We want them to know, all evacuees to know, that their government and their fellow British Columbians and in fact people across the country have got their backs". (more...)
Palestinians Protest Metal Detectors At Holy Site Palestinians Protest Metal Detectors At Holy Site
- July 20, 2017

Crowds chanted "Allahu Akbar" (God is Greatest) as a number of initial visitors entered occupied Jerusalem's Haram Al-Sharif compound on Sunday when the Holy mosque was re-opened after it was closed on Friday. Former police chiefs, quoted in the media reports , have warned that efforts to ensure such a large gathering passes through the metals detectors would trigger major unrest. (more...)
Majority favors Dems in midterm congressional races Majority favors Dems in midterm congressional races
- July 20, 2017

There's also little difference between potential new midterm voters - those who say they'll vote in 2018, but didn't in 2014 - and off-year veterans. Ben Ray Luján, D-N.M., chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, wrote in a memo last month. (more...)
Google's Search App Is Getting a Big Update Google's Search App Is Getting a Big Update
- July 20, 2017

A follow button will appear next to certain types of results - including movies, sports teams, music artists or bands, famous people, and more. That's not to say the Google feed won't work well from the get-go. Powered by machine learning , it will shape itself around you and your interests, filtering out the wheat from the chaff and only providing you with relevant information at any time. (more...)
Detwiler fire inches closer to Mariposa Detwiler fire inches closer to Mariposa
- July 20, 2017

The blaze has mushroomed to 46,000 acres (18,000 hectares), an increase of about 20,000 acres (8,094 hectares) compared to the day before, and is threatening some 1,500 structures. Cal Fire Public Information officer Tricia Austin via social media reported multiple resources had been assigned to battle the wildland fire including Redwood Valley, Little Lake, Ukiah, Laytonville, Hopland and Fort Bragg. (more...)
Caitlyn Jenner Calls Out Jimmy Kimmel For Jokes About Her Transition Caitlyn Jenner Calls Out Jimmy Kimmel For Jokes About Her Transition
- July 20, 2017

Just days after Kid Rock announced he's considering running for the U.S. Senate in Michigan, Caitlyn Jenner revealed Sunday that she's considering making a run for Capitol Hill as well. Kimmel , as BuzzFeed notes , once aired a segment parodying ABC's promotion department confusing Jenner and "Bachelorette" Kaitlyn Bristowe . " Steven Tyler and I are working on our duet for Dude Looks Like A Lady", she wrote alongside the photo, adding that it's one of her "favourite songs". (more...)
Tejashwi meets Nitish Kumar, clarifies his position on CBI case Tejashwi meets Nitish Kumar, clarifies his position on CBI case
- July 19, 2017

Tejashwi, who had so far avoided discussing the issue that threatens to unravel the coalition, was with the CM for around 40 minutes after a meeting of the state cabinet. BJP leader Sushil Modi released details of 26 properties allegedly acquired by the Tejashwi. He is believed to have presented the Chief Minister with a detailed defence of the charges against him. (more...)
Parks senior pass cost to increase Parks senior pass cost to increase
- July 19, 2017

But that's about to change, the result of Congressional legislation approved last December. People 62 and older are eligible for the senior pass. Senior citizens who purchase a pass before that date can get it for $10. Due to expected high order volume, there could be delays with online and mail order processing of up to several months. These new passes are replacing the America the Beautiful Pass, which are still valid and will be accepted and honored all over America. (more...)
'Gang of goats' break into Colorado business 'Gang of goats' break into Colorado business
- July 19, 2017

When the glass on the door broke, the goat just proudly scampered away. The company has since boarded up the broken glass doors until repairs can be made. The video shows the goat appear with other goats, although they presumably did not cause any damage to the building. "Everybody had a good chuckle over it". (more...)