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Trump attacks 'illegal leaks' about Sessions's Russian meetings Trump attacks 'illegal leaks' about Sessions's Russian meetings
- July 23, 2017

A Senate Judiciary Committee letter demanding all communication between Donald Trump , Jr., various Trump presidential campaigners and Russian officials now includes Green Party candidate Jill Stein, according to a report by The Hill. Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn was forced to resign in February after it became known that he had failed to disclose the content of conversations he had with Kislyak and misled the vice president about their meetings. (more...)
Trump says only crime is leaks 'against us' Trump says only crime is leaks 'against us'
- July 23, 2017

Sessions denied ever talking about the campaign when he recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation in March. His office has also denied he ever spoke with Kislyak about campaign interference. Granted, Donald Trump Jr .'s emails to Rob Goldstone, the publicist who helped set up the meeting, have already been published by the New York Times and Trump Jr. (more...)
US special ops chief confirms CIA ending support for Syrian rebels US special ops chief confirms CIA ending support for Syrian rebels
- July 23, 2017

On July 7, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced that experts from Russia , the United States and Jordan agreed on a memorandum on the establishment of a de-escalation zone in Syria's southwestern provinces following the first face-to-face meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. (more...)
Saif Ali Khan Opens Up on Nepotism In An Open Letter Saif Ali Khan Opens Up on Nepotism In An Open Letter
- July 23, 2017

I think it's extremely relevant in a conversation on nepotism, which means family favouritism, to talk about genetics and eugenics. Eugenics is essentially selective breeding between those with desirable characteristics, and eliminating others. (more...)
Strong quake rattles Turkey, Greek islands; at least 2 die Strong quake rattles Turkey, Greek islands; at least 2 die
- July 23, 2017

The next aftershock, of a 4.6 magnitude, was registered 16 minutes later. The first one was closest to the island, 20 kilometers (12.5 miles) to the northeast at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles). The fire department separately said three injured people had been rescued from rubble on Kos. They are among the strongest aftershocks since Friday's quake on the Greek island that injured almost 500 people on the Greek island. (more...)
Teenage German girl captured during Iraqi liberation of Mosul Teenage German girl captured during Iraqi liberation of Mosul
- July 23, 2017

Linda travelled previous year from her home in the German town of Pulsnitz, near Dresden, to Istanbul and from there the Syrian border, posing as her mother Katharina. Dresden prosecutor Lorenz Haase said Saturday that his office has not applied for the return of 16-year-old Linda W. from Pulsnitz in eastern Germany , who was found in Mosul earlier this month. (more...)
Nelly Korda takes Marathon golf lead Nelly Korda takes Marathon golf lead
- July 23, 2017

Korda closed with three straight birdies Friday, and also birdied the par-5 18th on Thursday in a round that ended with a birdie on No. 9. She made one bogey on the back nine (her front) before bogeying the par-4 2nd. I never thought I would say those words. "Hopefully I'll be able to hit a few more fairways". "But it's really cool, and I'm definitely excited for tomorrow". (more...)
Donald Trump Jr., Paul Manafort called to testify before Senate Judiciary Committee Donald Trump Jr., Paul Manafort called to testify before Senate Judiciary Committee
- July 23, 2017

On July 11, Trump Jr. released a series of emails that show he was told that the information the lawyer wanted to give him was meant to harm Hillary Clinton's campaign. As Vanity Fair reported , Fusion GPS was paid to conduct opposition research on then-candidate Donald Trump . HuffPost noted earlier this week that the events surrounding the investigation into the Trump campaign's connections to Russian Federation, as well as Trump's decision in May to fire James Comey as FBI ... (more...)
OJ Simpson is granted parole OJ Simpson is granted parole
- July 23, 2017

The hearing was chaired by Connie Bisbee, with Tony Corda, Adam Endel and Susan Jackson also in attendance via video conferencing from Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners headquarters in Carson City, Nevada. "It was my property", Simpson said at the hearing. Numerous letters mentioned Simpson's 1995 acquittal in the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown, and her friend, Ron Goldman . (more...)
Kim Davis costs Kentucky taxpayers over $220K for defying marriage law Kim Davis costs Kentucky taxpayers over $220K for defying marriage law
- July 23, 2017

A federal judge has ordered Kentucky taxpayers to pony up more than $220,000 in legal fees because a county clerk refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in 2015. Kim Davis's lawyers say this is a victory because the state - neither her or county - must pay. Bunning was the judge who ordered Davis jailed for five days. (more...)
Hindu nationalist leader Kovind chosen India's new president Hindu nationalist leader Kovind chosen India's new president
- July 23, 2017

Congress leaders also pointed to the NDA candidate's about 66% vote share, less than the 70% that senior BJP leaders had claimed for Mr Kovind . He also managed to secure votes of seven lawmakers in the Left-ruled Tripura, where BJP or its NDA allies do not have any MLA. (more...)
Congress close to deal on Russian Federation sanctions Congress close to deal on Russian Federation sanctions
- July 23, 2017

The bill, which also targets North Korea and Iran, could be voted on by Congress as early as next month before it breaks for August recess, NBC News reported . Steny Hoyer of Maryland said. Senator Charles Schumer , the top-ranking Democrat in the Senate, called the compromise legislation "a strong sanctions bill". (more...)
Increased security measures for US-bound travellers Increased security measures for US-bound travellers
- July 23, 2017

Airlines have been told that they can drop the ban - imposed on flights from six countries - if they impose new security checks on passengers carrying electronic equipment. The increased security measures include: enhanced overall passenger screening; heightened screening of personal electronic devices; and increased security protocols around aircraft and in passenger areas. (more...)
Ex-CIA Head Says Trump Remarks On Russia Interference 'Disgraceful' Ex-CIA Head Says Trump Remarks On Russia Interference 'Disgraceful'
- July 23, 2017

Clapper was asked about then President-elect Trump's comparison of the intelligence community to Nazi Germany. According to emails released by Trump Jr., the prospect of potentially damaging information about 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton was touted as a reason for the meaning. (more...)
UN Chief expresses concern over recent violence in Jerusalem
- July 23, 2017

The UN Security Council will hold closed-door talks on Monday about deadly Israeli-Palestinian unrest over new security measures at a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site, diplomats said. Several countries have condemned Israel's increased control, including Turkey, Egypt, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Lebanon. The statement condemned Israel for the civilian deaths and what it described as an " excessive use of force ". (more...)
Linkin Park singer found dead at home Linkin Park singer found dead at home
- July 23, 2017

He was found dead inside his home in Palos Verdes Estates near Los Angeles in an apparent hanging. Coroner's office spokesman Ed Winter said the 41-year-old rocker hanged himself from a bedroom door. Still, there are many unanswered questions, as Bennington did not leave a suicide note. Just days before, Bennington described his mental state as "a bad neighbourhood" and that he "should not go walking alone" when describing the inspiration behind the song "Heavy" in an interview with ... (more...)
Gilas Pilipinas blasts India for best win in the Jones Cup Gilas Pilipinas blasts India for best win in the Jones Cup
- July 23, 2017

With its outside guns jamming at the wrong time, in the wrong game, Gilas Pilipinas on Wednesday night couldn't climb out of a deep hole it dug itself in and all but bowed out of the title chase in the Jones Cup Invitational. Matthew Wright led topscored with 19 points on a ideal 5-of-5 shooting from the three-point area, while 6-foot-8 Filipino-German Christian Standhardinger added 10 points and four rebounds. (more...)
Sean Spicer Stole A Mini Fridge From Junior White House Staffers
- July 23, 2017

The New York financier repeatedly declared his love for and loyalty to Trump. Spicer tendered his resignation on Friday reportedly over a disagreement with who Trump selected to be the White House's newest communication's chief, Anthony Scaramucci. (more...)
Egypt security forces kill 2 prominent Hasm militants Egypt security forces kill 2 prominent Hasm militants
- July 23, 2017

The militants shot at the security auto on a main road in Fayyoum, 103 km south of the capital Cairo, said the report. The Interior Ministry said in a statement after the attack that unidentified gunmen fired indiscriminately at the last of three police cars driving on a local road. (more...)
Hearing set for man who drove into graveside service Hearing set for man who drove into graveside service
- July 23, 2017

Police now have revealed that Kester had resentment for the Department of Mental Health over an issue involving his now deceased daughter. "CPD Investigators continue to determine the motive for the crime". According to the Cola Police Department, his bond has been set at $5 million. However, the judge threatened a higher bond and Kester seated himself immediately. (more...)