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New Hampshire police arrest man in brutal Planet Fitness beating New Hampshire police arrest man in brutal Planet Fitness beating
- July 26, 2017

Lamonde, 22, of Portsmouth, was arrested Monday at Portsmouth Regional Hospital on a charge of second-degree assault, Rochester Police Chief Paul Touissaint announced Monday . Police did not say if Lamonde and the victim knew each other. McCarthy was attacked in the parking lot of the fitness club on North Main Street, where she worked at the time, at around 10pm on June 12 - and it was all caught on video. (more...)
Venezuela opposition protests 'ploy' to rewrite Constitution Venezuela opposition protests 'ploy' to rewrite Constitution
- July 26, 2017

Maduro needs to undermine democracy because he is so unpopular; he is so unpopular because he and his mentor and late predecessor, Hugo Chavez, have made such a hash of the economy. Earlier at the protests in Caracas , National Guard forces could be seen firing tear gas canisters horizontally at demonstrators in contravention of global norms. (more...)
Warrant: Woman slapped squad auto before cop fatally shot Ruszczyk Warrant: Woman slapped squad auto before cop fatally shot Ruszczyk
- July 26, 2017

Noor's partner, Officer Matthew Harrity, told investigators a loud sound startled Noor right before Damond approached their vehicle. The family of the 40-year-old Damond and authorities have said that she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault in progress. (more...)
Fairfield father arrested for abandoning baby in strip mall parking lot Fairfield father arrested for abandoning baby in strip mall parking lot
- July 26, 2017

Barber shop employees told police they found the abandoned infant after observing a baby carrier in the parking lot, the release stated. Employees at a barber shop noticed the baby boy after the auto drove off, and contacted police. Wendell Cooper , a witness, said she saw somebody pull up, take the baby out and drive away. "I noticed he had his binky", said Erick Keeton. "His tongue was a little white maybe like he just had a bottle recently". (more...)
State investigating viral shark dragging video State investigating viral shark dragging video
- July 26, 2017

The video was shared multiple times on social media but it's not clear exactly when or where it was recorded. "Look it's already nearly dead", says one man laughing and pointing at the shark. One of the photos shows three men holding a large white pelican with its wings spread out. The shark appears to be tied by its tail. A caption below the photo says, "Yeah he was dead sadly". (more...)
Senate panel subpoenas Manafort; Kushner gives more testimony Senate panel subpoenas Manafort; Kushner gives more testimony
- July 26, 2017

Manafort's participation in Wednesday's hearing ", the two senators said in their statement. Manafort has also for years worked on behalf of Putin-connected Ukrainian politician Viktor Yanukovych, who served as president of that country from 2010 to 2014. (more...)
Uproar in Lok Sabha on issue of Cow Vigilantism Uproar in Lok Sabha on issue of Cow Vigilantism
- July 26, 2017

Earlier, the opposition MPs, mainily the Congress members, disrupted the Lok Sabha for close to an hour during zero hour. Though opposition members protested loudly in the Well of the House, question hour was held, with the Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adamant on conducting the House, saying that she would like to see "how much indiscipline was possible". (more...)
Ryan: Special counsel Mueller 'anything but' a biased partisan
- July 26, 2017

Maybe the rumblings from Trump on Mueller are a way to pressure Rosenstein (i.e., rein in Mueller or this thing could get really ugly), which might have some effect, but I don't think Mueller is going to be swayed by any "brushback pitches". (more...)
A Knife-Wielding Man Vs. Police At The Spanish-Moroccan Border A Knife-Wielding Man Vs. Police At The Spanish-Moroccan Border
- July 26, 2017

The man reportedly shouted the Arabic phrase " Allahu akbar " - or God is great - as he approached the Spanish territory on Tuesday morning, July 25. Spain's Interior Ministry released CCTV footage showing the man, dressed in blue shirt and beige shorts, walking across the border waving a knife. (more...)
Corbyn divides Labour with definite pledge to leave single market post-Brexit Corbyn divides Labour with definite pledge to leave single market post-Brexit
- July 26, 2017

He told the BBC Radio 4 Today Programme: 'I don't accept that that's [leaving the single market] necessary at all. We wouldn't control the rules but we'd have full and unfettered access. "What we have said all along is that we want tariff-free trade access to the European market and a partnership with Europe in the future..." The customs union, which is separate, is an agreement between its members that they will charge the same external tariffs to countries outside it. (more...)
The tweet that got Chrissy Teigen blocked by Donald Trump The tweet that got Chrissy Teigen blocked by Donald Trump
- July 26, 2017

President Donald Trump blocked Chrissy Teigen after one of her tweets . "It's very sad that Republicans, even some that were carried over the line on my back, do very little to protect their President", he tweeted. Along with sharing adorable photos of her daughter Luna , she's also not afraid to say what she thinks. On another occasion in February, Trump stated: "We must keep "evil" out of our country", which prompted Teigen to hit back: "What time should we call your Uber?" ... (more...)
Trump accuses the European Union of protectionism Trump accuses the European Union of protectionism
- July 26, 2017

The latest Twitter swipe came as U.S. and British officials opened the second day of the inaugural round of talks aimed at boosting trade relations between the two countries in the post-Brexit era. However, the bigger issue around chlorine-washed chicken is less around food safety, and more to do with animal welfare. So there will have to be a border. (more...)
Electric MINI to be built in Britain Electric MINI to be built in Britain
- July 26, 2017

Built alongside the rest of the conventional petrol and diesel-powered hatchbacks at the vehicle maker's Oxfordshire plant in the UK, MINI has confirmed the electric hatch will source its powertrain from Germany from the same factories that now makes the guts for the i3. (more...)
Vatican medics: Experimental therapy could have been chance to help Charlie Gard
- July 26, 2017

A few hours earlier, the parents, Connie Yates and Chris Gard , dropped their legal battle to send their child to the United States for the treatment , acknowledging that the window of opportunity to help him had closed. The treatment has been used in cases similar to Charlie's, but not his particular condition. Dr. Melissa Moschella said the hospital's effort represented a "quality of life" ethic that says human life is valuable only if it meets certain capacities, and that it is ... (more...)
US Navy Ship Fires Warning Shots at Iranian Vessel in Arabian Gulf US Navy Ship Fires Warning Shots at Iranian Vessel in Arabian Gulf
- July 26, 2017

After the Iranian vessel came within 150 yards (137 meters) of the U.S. navy ship, the latter answered with a warning shot, United States media reported on Tuesday, citing a USA official. Officials say the Navy fired shots out of concern for a collision. The Iranian vessel stopped any actions that could have been perceived as threatening, then left the vicinity within a few hours. (more...)
Vatican Shuts Off Historical Fountains Amid Italy Drought Vatican Shuts Off Historical Fountains Amid Italy Drought
- July 26, 2017

The Eternal City's famous public drinking fountains, known as "big noses" have already been targeted with shut offs because of the drought, though groups such as the Red Cross criticized the move for its effect on Rome's homeless. This spring has been Italy's third-driest in 60 years, and the lack of rainfall has cost the Italian agriculture sector almost 2.3 billion dollars. (more...)
Trump keeps up Twitter pressure on health care Trump keeps up Twitter pressure on health care
- July 26, 2017

If the vote fails, Republicans would suffer a significant political setback and embarrassment at being unable to fulfill seven years of campaign promises to repeal and replace Obamacare - though they likely would try to return to it again in the next 18 months. (more...)
Trump Doubts Evidence of Russian Hacking Based on Misunderstanding with US Spies Trump Doubts Evidence of Russian Hacking Based on Misunderstanding with US Spies
- July 25, 2017

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned in protest over Scaramucci's appointment. "The president does not need to pardon himself", Scaramucci added". "Maybe they didn't do it". The U.S. intelligence community has concluded otherwise . On CNN, Scaramucci called Sanders "phenomenal" and also said he "loved the hair and makeup person that we had on Friday". (more...)
Let's find bipartisan health care solutions Let's find bipartisan health care solutions
- July 25, 2017

Current law protects patients and supports Louisiana's health care system. Longer term, stakeholders and policymakers need to work in concert to address the challenge of unsustainable trends in health care costs. He has not said publicly how he will vote on the motion to proceed to the bill. Among these priorities are efforts to ensure that those now covered do not become uninsured; the preservation of key insurance market reforms and efforts to stabilize and strengthen the individual ... (more...)
Carjacking suspect dead after shootout with police Carjacking suspect dead after shootout with police
- July 25, 2017

At that point, McGuire wrote, officers exchanged shots with the man. St. Louis County police released a statement saying the incident began around 9 a.m. A St. Louis County Police cruiser was seen with four bullet holes in the front windshield following the pursuit. A police chase ensued after the auto jackings, and eventually, after police used spike strips, the vehicle the suspect was driving was disabled on I-55 at mile marker 171.4, north of Hwy. (more...)