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U.S. lawmakers balk at Duterte in White House

The hearing in the U.S.is meant to come up with "policy recommendations for ensuring accountability for human rights violations and for addressing the problems of drug abuse and trafficking", said McGovern. " Marami silang [They have many] human rig...

"Lead Went Dead" After 2015 NY Times Story Leaked Intelligence Information

The President of the United States, however, starts his day with 10 rants on Twitter. Unfortunately it was leaked in a prominent national newspaper about a week later and then he went dead. There's a great need to inform the American public about ...

US Navy commissions 1st Ford-class carrier

Answering the call of Susan Ford Bales, president Gerald R. Ford's daughter and the ship's commissioning sponsor, sailors manned the rails of the Navy's newest and most hi-tech aircraft carrier on Saturday, July 22, 2017 . "This ship can basical...

Pakistani Government, Opposition Expect Court Verdict on PM Sharif

Shehbaz Sharif had claimed Rs10 billion in damages from Khan under sections 4 and 9 of the Defamation Ordinance 2002 for allegedly lying and defaming his reputation. The protests against Sharif were called by the Pakistan Bar Council and the Suprem...

Crystal Palace sign first ever sleeve partnership

Scott Dann says it is up to the Crystal Palace players to make Frank de Boer's 3-4-3 system work after their first game using the formation. Klopp gave significant minutes to established stars such as Philippe Coutinho , Roberto Firmino and s...

Deputy minister: Temple Mount metal detectors don't restrict religious freedom

The latest escalation began last week when three Palestinian gunmen launched an attack from there, killing two Israeli policemen at a gate to the Muslim-administered compound. Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they seek...

Iwobi scores late equalizer as Arsenal beat Bayern

Bayern were nearly heading to victory after taking a 1-0 lead from the penalty spot in the ninth minute through Robert Lewandowski, but were stunned by the Gunners. The club's dilemma has often been painted in black-and-white terms. The Champions ...

Debate continues over IL school funding formula bill

The Senate has been holding the bill since May 31, when Chicago state Sen. That bill passed the House by a 60-52 vote and the Senate by 35-22. He said the Mount Zion school district would receive an additional $230,000 on top of the $192,699 gain...

Frontier Airlines Resumes Service to LR Airport

Frontier had previously served Will Rogers, but left the market two years ago. The airline employs more than 3,000 people. Frontier's new flights to Columbus and LA/Ontario are new nonstop designations among all the carriers serving ABIA , airport...

No bouquet to PM Modi on his visits: Centre's guidelines to states

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during the all-party meet, said advancing the Budget by a month helped increase overall expenditure by almost 30%, with a 48% rise in spending on infrastructure development. Narendra Modi thanked all the parties for ex...

Russian foreign minister calls seizure of USA compounds 'daylight robbery'

Former President Obama in December ordered the seizure of two Russian diplomatic compounds in Maryland and Long Island and expelled 35 diplomats over Moscow's meddling in the election. The comments come amid growing evidence of possible collusion b...

Kovind Speaks to Uddhav Over Phone, Thanks Him For Support

PM Modi addressed the media outside the parliament before casting his vote. Patnaik and Mishra were among the first to cast their votes. Lawmakers across India voted on Monday to elect the country's 14th President in a contest in which the ruling...

Pound weakens on political discord ahead of Brexit negotiations

The talks are expected to continue until Thursday. The EU has demonstrated increasing confidence in recent weeks, accusing Britain of dithering over whether it wants a "hard" or "soft" Brexit more than a year after the shock referendum that prope...

Florida woman tried to prevent husband from going on fatal skydive jump

Vitantonio was an experienced skydiver who made over 600 jumps. Richard immediately contacted the pilot of the plane via radio, only to be told that Vitantonio had already jumped from the aircraft. SkyDive DeLand expressed their "deepest sympat...

Secretariat all ready for Presidential polls

While MPs will mark their vote on a green-coloured ballot paper, pink-coloured ballot papers will be used for MLAs. "All the 228 MLAs in the electoral list cast their votes with special pens provided to them by 3.05 pm, nearly two hours before the ...

Remains found of fugitive wanted in police chief's 1980 death

He was wanted in the fatal shooting of Saxonburg, Pennsylvania Police Chief Gregory Adams. Webb then Adams, fatally wounding him. Investigators are not saying whether possible human remains belong to Eugene Webb, the suspect in the cold case.

Human remains found in search for missing men, 1 victim ID'd

Jimi Taro Patrick, 19, of Newtown Township, is last seen. The FBI, Pennsylvania State Police and local law enforcement agencies are searching for 22-year-old Mark Sturgis , 21-year-old Tom Meo , 19-year-old Dean Finocchiaro , and 19-year-old ...

Pressure mounts to rename Chinese embassy address after Liu Xiaobo

The 61-year-old Mr Liu was a prominent participant in the Tiananmen pro-democracy protests of 1989, and continued to call for political reform with his 2008 charter before being arrested. European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker and EU president...

New Britain's Manafort Called To Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee

Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Chuck Grassley in Washington on September 20, 2016. Richard Burr of North Carolina, hasn't said whether the secretive committee will call him in. On Sunday, Trump Jr. issued a statement, in which he said...

Liu Xiaobo dies in custody

One year later, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work campaigning for human rights in China . The prominent democracy advocate died aged 61, more than a month after he was transferred from prison to a heavily-guarded hospital to be tre...

Jimmy Carter, 92, treated for dehydration while at Winnipeg charity project

Carter was in the city for the 34th annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project building 25 new homes in the province as part of 150 being built across the country with Habitat for Humanity. Carter is headed to Winnipeg's St. Boniface Hospital. Thr...

Trump gets sued because Twitter

She noted that Trump's account operates much differently from those of private individuals, whom she said are free to block whomever they chose. The suit names the president as well as White House press secretary Sean Spicer and social media di...

McConnell delays start of recess until third week in August

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he's delaying the Senate's August recess by two weeks after divided lawmakers have been unable to agree on how to revise health-care legislation he proposed to replace Obamacare. Trump made repealing and replaci...

KC-130 Crashes in Mississippi, All Aboard Dead

Marine Corps officials have confirmed to WITN that the military plane that crashed in LeFlore County, Mississippi Monday took off from Cherry Point. Of the deceased, 15 were Marines and one was a sailor, according to Richard Spencer, the Trump adm...

Massive Chain Saves Family From Drowning at Florida Beach

Roberta Ursrey , the mother of the two young boys who were caught in the current, toldCNN that "she spotted the boys, who are 8 and 11, screaming and crying far out in the water". Simmon's acknowledged that it is good to see people are able to drop w...

5-year martial law 'too long — AFP spox

In the meantime, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said it is already finalizing its recommendations on the possible extension or lifting of martial law . For now, Padilla said, the military has started to conduct an assessment of the securi...

Donald Trump Will Reportedly Push His UK Trip to Next Year

It had been reported that the president would make a snap official visit to the United Kingdom as soon as this week, while en route to attend Bastille Day celebrations on July 14. British Prime Minister Theresa May invited Trump to the United King...

Reliance Jio's Dhan Dhana Dhan offer: 84GB in Rs 399

The highest plan of 999 INR, the users will get 60 GB of data for 2 months. In a new tariff card published on its website, Jio shrank the period of validity and data allowance offered under its existing plans. Previous year they sparked off a d...

Iraq takes back Mosul after three years of Islamic State rule

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, who has promised to bridge the gap between the two Muslim communities, formally declared victory over IS in Mosul on Monday. Daesh militants, however, managed to capture the Imam Gharbi village from Iraqi forces ...

Hospital Reportedly Blocks Pastor From Praying Over Charlie Gard

Gard's parents, who submitted a petition of over 350,000 signatures demanding that they be allowed to take him to the United States for treatment, attended the hearing at the High Court in London. She told Sky News: "The case is so finely balanced ...

Harden will sign with the Houston largest contract in National Basketball Association history

The Houston Rockets gave James Harden his supermax money on Saturday. Last week Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry signed a $201m (£154m) deal, according to his agent. The Rockets finished the season as the NBA's biggest ove...

California wildfire forces evacuations as West bakes in record heat

The fire ignited Thursday afternoon off Highway 166 near the Twitchell Reservoir in San Luis Obispo County. That blaze, known as the Alamo Fire , remained 10% contained, officials said Sunday morning. An Evacuation Warning has been issued for th...

California To Host Global Summit In Support Of Paris Agreement

In a video posted to YouTube, Brown took on Trump and said he does not speak for and reflect the desires on nearly 70 percent of Americans who want the government to be more " aggressive " in taking on climate change - not roll back protections.

Armed man trying to reach Ivanka Trump arrested

In addition to the two knives, he was carrying a tied-off sock with a weight in it, police said. After being searched, Secret Service discovered a bulletproof vest on under his shirt. Benitez , according to The New York Times , also had a fake I.D. ...

In Mexico : Five inmates killed in prison brawl

At least 28 inmates have been killed in a brutal prison fight in the Mexican Pacific resort of Acapulco , in one of the worst outbreaks of violence in the country's troubled penal system in recent years. In June, Mexico's governmental rights agenc...

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Fire whirl brings critical conditions in Northern…

Wind-driven flames roll over a hill towards homes during the River Fire (Mendocino Complex) near Lakeport, California, U.S. August 2, 2018. As of the latest update, the Carr wil...

OH judge orders defiant defendant's mouth taped during court hearing

During his trial, he allegedly cut off his ankle bracelet and slipped away to Nebraska before being rearrested, the site reported . When Williams continued to defy the judge's o...

President's cardiologist murdered over '20-year-old grudge'

This man is unsafe , this man is capable, this man has some skills. "The Houston Police Department's identification of a suspect in the shooting death of Dr. The gunman rode pa...

On Election Interference, Trump And His Advisers Sound Completely Out Of Step

But Mr Coats , Mr Bolton , FBI Director Christopher Wray , Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and the director of the National Security Agency Paul Nakasone, said R...

US Believes North Korea Still Building Missiles

East Coast, officials told The Washington Post Monday on condition of anonymity. "There is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea". Addressing upcoming meetings in south...

California's Carr Fire 30 Percent Contained As New Blazes Erupt Elsewhere

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said another 440 buildings, including barns and warehouses, have also been destroyed by the fire, which is now the sixth ...

Facebook uncovers 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt United States elections

In its statement , Facebook showed one of the fake pages it identified to be promoting a left-wing rally in the hopes of attracting participants, offline. Some of the deleted ...

Gun-rights activists offer blueprints as 3D-printed weapons fight escalates

The 3D-blueprints were removed from the site in 2013 because the government said it violated global regulation laws, but eventually surrendered, concluding 3D-gun blueprints cou...

Paul Manafort trial: jury selection under way

Prosecutors accuse Manafort , 69, of working as an unregistered lobbyist for pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine, laundering more than $30 million in income and deceiving banks t...

Trump looks to rebuild TPP to put pressure on China

But growers of soybeans - the single largest agricultural export to China, worth $12.4 billion - have largely escaped financial damage thus far, raising questions about the objec...

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Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over border wall

Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over border wall

The president said that Democrats need to get onboard with his immigration agenda, which includes a wall on the U.S. -Mexico border, or risk another government shutdown. Rand Paul ...

3 dead, 7 wounded after gunmen fire on crowd in New Orleans

3 dead, 7 wounded after gunmen fire on crowd in New Orleans

Harrison said that one of the three people who were killed at the scene was found in the 2800 block of Louisiana Avenue . Three of the seven injured people were taken by ambulan...

Facebook suspends profile of Infowars founder, says ban is 'close'

Facebook suspends profile of Infowars founder, says ban is 'close'

A Facebook spokesperson also said if Jones or his fellow admins continue to break its rules, his pages face a permanent ban from the site. The Facebook spokesperson said that thr...

Demi Lovato's famous friends are sharing support for her on Twitter

Demi Lovato's famous friends are sharing support for her on Twitter

The singer, who started using drugs and alcohol when she was 17, sung: "Momma, I'm so sorry, I'm not sober anymore / And daddy, please forgive me for the drinks spilled on the fl...

Israel confirms evacuation of White Helmets members from Syria at United States request

Israel confirms evacuation of White Helmets members from Syria at United States request

Their volunteers have gone into war-stricken areas, searching for survivors, winning them support from many countries, including the United States. What have Israel and Jordan...