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Filipino president says will never visit 'lousy America' Filipino president says will never visit 'lousy America'
- July 22, 2017

According to Reuters , Duterte's apparent rejection of the invitation was sparked by comments made yesterday (20 July) by Massachusetts Congressman James McGovern, who said he would protest any official visit made by the controversial Philippine leader. (more...)
Australian Police Link Takata Air Bag To Death Australian Police Link Takata Air Bag To Death
- July 22, 2017

Police in Australia say a faulty Takata air bag likely killed a man in a vehicle crash near Sydney . About 12.45pm on Thursday, July 13, emergency services were called to the intersection of Mallee and Church streets after reports of a crash involving a Honda CRV and a Toyota Celica at the intersection. (more...)
Afghan soldiers killed in United States strike Afghan soldiers killed in United States strike
- July 22, 2017

Local media reports put the number of dead at 17. "We would like to express our deepest condolences to the families affected by this unfortunate incident", the U.S. US and other coalition forces have been in Afghanistan since 2001 helping the national government in Kabul in its battle against the Taliban and other extremist forces. (more...)
Farooq Abdullah's statement on 'Kashmir issue' triggers controversy Farooq Abdullah's statement on 'Kashmir issue' triggers controversy
- July 22, 2017

Jammu and Kashmir deputy chief minister Nirmal Singh condemned it and said, "The Prime Minister is personally monitoring the situation in Kashmir , wants people to prosper and tread on path of development", ANI reported. Omar Abdullah snubbed the Congress leader's comments on Twitter . "When he was the Chief Minister, he talked of attacking Pakistan. Somebody has to be approached", Abdullah said. (more...)
Central Intelligence Agency director: 'I don't love' Wikileaks
- July 22, 2017

McMaster. If true, the decision would not end America's military involvement in Syria . At the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado, Pompeo was asked whether he supports the findings of USA intelligence agencies that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election. (more...)
And Now, a Look Back at Sean Spicer's Finest Moments And Now, a Look Back at Sean Spicer's Finest Moments
- July 22, 2017

Just a quick recap on Spicer's history, Sean spent many years leading communications at the Republican National Committee before helping Trump's campaign in the general election. The Trump administration took on Spicer following the resignation of its previous press secretary, Jason Miller , in December of past year. Plus, Scaramucci will have to deal with a president who likes to constantly tweet , sometimes contradicting the White House's message. (more...)
Sean Spicer Resigns As Press Secretary, Internet Goes Wild With Memes, Gifs Sean Spicer Resigns As Press Secretary, Internet Goes Wild With Memes, Gifs
- July 22, 2017

We may never know Spicer's real reasons for leaving the White House - and we doubt he'll be holding his own press conference anytime soon. According to The New York Times , Spicer told Trump he believed offering Scaramucci the communications director position was "a major mistake". (more...)
Three women die in Co Louth vehicle crash Three women die in Co Louth vehicle crash
- July 22, 2017

A six-year-old girl, believed to be a daughter of one of the younger women, was seriously injured in the crash and taken to hospital in Dublin. One of the men had been travelling in the same auto as the three women who were killed. AA Roadwatch added: "N2 Dublin/Monaghan Rd expected to remain closed for rest of day at Aclint following serious crash". Gardaí are asking motorists using the M1 to divert at Junction 17 for Castleblayney. (more...)
Israeli army shoots dead alleged Palestinian attacker near Bethlehem Israeli army shoots dead alleged Palestinian attacker near Bethlehem
- July 22, 2017

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas said Friday he was freezing contacts with Israel over new security measures at a highly sensitive holy site in Jerusalem . The Old City is a walled area within the city of Jerusalem . The attack on Thursday afternoon is the fourth attempted Palestinian attack against an Israeli target in the West Bank in the last two weeks. (more...)
USA to ban Americans from visiting North Korea USA to ban Americans from visiting North Korea
- July 22, 2017

Hawaii is beginning an education campaign to prepare islanders for what to do in the event of a North Korean missile attack. The designation had been recommended by several analysts of North Korea in the aftermath of USA college student Otto Warmbier's release from North Korea in a coma. (more...)
SC to consider early hearing in Ayodhya land dispute SC to consider early hearing in Ayodhya land dispute
- July 22, 2017

The apex court said the intervener can not move for early hearing, adding that it would hear the matter once the parties agree for a date. In its March 21 order, the apex court said that fresh attempts must be made by all parties to end the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute through a negotiated settlement. (more...)
Don't support any kind of vigilantism, law and order state issue Don't support any kind of vigilantism, law and order state issue
- July 22, 2017

Solicitor general Ranjit Kumar told a bench led by justice Dipak Misra , next in line to be chief justice when JS Khehar demits office on August 27, that the Centre's stand was clear. Law and order state issue, government tells top court. Counsels appearing for BJP-ruled Gujarat and Jharkhand informed the court that appropriate action has been taken against those involved in violent activities related to cow vigilantism. (more...)
No vigilante group has any place in the country: Centre tells SC No vigilante group has any place in the country: Centre tells SC
- July 22, 2017

The Bench of Justices Dipak Misra , A M Khanwilkar and Mohan Shantanagoudar was hearing a petition by Pune-based activist Tehseen S. Poonawalla to declare as "unconstitutional" provisions in the laws enacted in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Karnataka to provide protection to persons acting in good faith to protect the cows. (more...)
Intercepted communications suggest Jeff Sessions discussed Trump campaign matters with Russian ambassador Intercepted communications suggest Jeff Sessions discussed Trump campaign matters with Russian ambassador
- July 22, 2017

Sessions' conversations with Sergey Kislyak were recounted by the ambassador in subsequent discussions that were intercepted by U.S. intelligence agencies, according to The Washington Post . "The idea that I was part of, quote, 'a continuing exchange of information during the campaign between Trump surrogates and intermediaries for the Russian government is totally false", he added. (more...)
Senate Health Bill Prospects Worsen After Procedural Setback
- July 22, 2017

Politically, though, the bigger problem is the parliamentarian's exclusion of two provisions dealing with abortion: a one-year ban on any federal funding for Planned Parenthood , and a separate prohibition on use of health care purchasing tax credits to obtain a policy with abortion coverage. (more...)
Sea plane makes landing in East River Sea plane makes landing in East River
- July 22, 2017

They were taken to the 23rd Street Marina on the East Side. All seven were removed from the plane, and there's no reported injuries. "First plane crash. The flight itself took off from East Hampton, Long Island and was set to land at New York Skyports at East 23 Street. This is a developing story; check back for updates and get the PIX11 News app to stay informed all day. (more...)
'Justine Did Not Have to Die', Police Chief Says 'Justine Did Not Have to Die', Police Chief Says
- July 22, 2017

In Harteau's first remarks on the case on Thursday, she was sharply critical of Officer Mohamed Noor while defending his training. WILLIAMS: One of the questions people want answered is why there's no video from the officer's body cameras or their squad auto. (more...)
(Neb)-Lightning Fires Continue To Plague Region (Neb)-Lightning Fires Continue To Plague Region
- July 22, 2017

There has been violent fire activity for weeks in the southern and central Interior, but on Thursday the situation worsened in southeast B.C., with seven new blazes bringing the total number of active fires in that region to 18. But chief information officer Kevin Skrepnek said calmer winds have allowed crews to make progress building guards around scores of wildfires now threatening communities in central and southern B.C. (more...)
International Monetary Fund approves €1.6B for Greece International Monetary Fund approves €1.6B for Greece
- July 22, 2017

Lagarde had refused to join the latest bail-out in 2015, arguing it would not be sustainable without debt relief and deeper spending and economic reforms in Greece. The IMF loan likely complicates the Greek government's plans to issue bonds. The strong European Central Bank response was also addressed at the IMF's estimate that Greek lenders will require fresh recapitalization to the tune of 10 billion euros. (more...)
Sean Spicer, White House press secretary, resigns Sean Spicer, White House press secretary, resigns
- July 22, 2017

Prior to joining the Trump administration, Spicer had been communications director for the Republican National Committee after stints as spokesman for House Republicans and for George W. Priebus told The Associated Press he supports Scaramucci "100 percent", despite reportedly trying to prevent the financier from getting multiple administration positions. (more...)