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Trump frustrated by continued witch-hunt of Russian Federation probe: WH

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She also reiterated Trump's concern about the scope of Mueller's investigation, saying it "should stay in the confines of meddling, Russian Federation meddling, and the election and nothing beyond that". One source with knowledge disputed reports Thursday night in The New York Times and The Washington Post that the legal team is seeking to undermine the Mueller investigation and stressed the intention is to cooperate fully. Read More »

Kate is all smiles after William defeats her in a rowing race

The duke and duchess were at The Heart, a centre for digital and tech start-ups in Warsaw. On Monday Kate and William attended a reception in Warsaw and Kate was given a cuddly toy to soothe newborn babies as a gift. See below for Prince William and Kate Middleton Prepare Local Foods: a story in four parts. She thanked the wellwisher, laughingly adding: "We will just have to have more babies". Read More »

Natural disaster in Aegean Sea Kills 2 Tourists

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A minaret from an old mosque also was damaged. Fallen bricks and other damage were seen in Kos' "old town" area, full of bars and other nighttime entertainment. Officials said at least five other people were seriously injured on the island as tourists and local residents scrambled desperately out of buildings, with some even leaping from balconies. Read More »

Almost 150 Dogs Saved From the Dog Meat Trade in South Korea

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The dogs will be evaluated by IndyHumane's veterinary team and provided with necessary medical care and treatment. Logan Rink, another former employee, also said she received no formal training upon her hiring in May 2016. "We're doing two-for-one kitten adoptions", Westerhoff said. The dog's rabies vaccine had expired in April, she said, yet it still had been adopted out to a family. Read More »

Latest Senate ACA repeal bill would lead to 22 million more uninsured

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So it's no surprise that the score for the Senate's revised bill indicates 15 million would be left uninsured by 2018. Ted CruzTed CruzPost: Ex-CBO directors defend against GOP attacks on ObamaCare analysis Cruz: GOP will "look like fools" if ObamaCare isn't repealed The GOP Wonder Women who saved healthcare for 22 million MORE (R-Texas), which is included in the bill. Read More »

Facebook To Offer Publishers Subscription Model Support

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Geoff is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of We are Social Media. The new incentive is expected to restore the credibility of traditional news sites that have been destroyed with massive claims of fake news and unusual facts. "Subscriptions are not a one-size-fits-all model, and we have been working closely with several partners around the world to determine what a potential solution might look like", Brown said in the post. Read More »

Bound plane makes landing on Long Island highway

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Dashcam footage has captured the terrifying moment a plane had a near miss with traffic during an emergency landing. "The highway acts as a natural runway", he added, noting that the pilot executed the landing well. " It wasn't good, but here I am ", he said in an exclusive interview with reporter NJ Burkett. "And he came in under the overpass". He kind of threaded the needle there, and it looks like he did a pretty nice job under the circumstances. Read More »

Qatar changes anti-terror law amid Gulf row

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Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani issued a decree on Thursday setting new rules for defining terrorism, freezing funding and terrorism financing, and established national terrorism lists. This is the same reason why in 2013 and 2014 the [Riyadh] agreements we signed with Qatar were also kept confidential and secret on the request of the Qataris government. Read More »

State police hunting for double homicide suspect

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Patten is considered armed and risky. Police around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday responded to reports of gunshots in Kalamazoo , where they found the first victim - a 31-year-old woman. The second shooting happened around 10:15 p.m. Thursday at home in the 16000 block of Featherstone Road in Florence Township , south of Three Rivers. Read More »

OJ Simpson's Lawyer Rips ESPN After Parole Hearing

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His incident-free, good behavior behind bars cleared the way for each of the commissioners on today's panel voting in favor of his parole. Can you help us get a Baptist service here?' I worked with them. Arnelle said her father's not ideal, but he tries. "I wish this had never happened". If Simpson tries to earn a penny, they will be right there. "I've known O.J. Read More »

Thunderstorms pose threat today, tonight

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High temperatures will be 80 degree or close to it for another day. The average high for July in the area is 87 degrees. Saturday - Sunny, with a high near 88. Humidity should reach early morning highs of 90 until Wednesday when it will reach 94, and then 97 on Thursday . Friday will be partly cloudy and extremely hot. Read More »

Thousands protest against Israel in Amman, Istanbul, Beirut

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It is the latest in a series of unrest prompted by Israel's decision to place metal detectors at the Temple Mount, a site which is holy to both Jews and Muslims. "The only ones that can prevent Al-Aqsa from turning into a base for terror operations", he said, "are the Israeli police". A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire in an east Jerusalem neighbourhood, the Palestinian health ministry said, in the second reported death of the day. Read More »

Trump and Putin May Have Met More Times, Russian FM Says

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Lavrov told NBC News . "When you are brought by your parents to kindergarten, do you mix with the people who are waiting in the same room to start going to a classroom?" The foreign minister would go on to say that the meetings were nothing important, just quick words with the Russian leader. Read More »

Trump announces nominations for 3 USDA posts

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Department of Agriculture (USDA). Neither USDA nor Clovis responded to inquiries earlier this week about the prospect of his appointment, and his views on climate science . As ProPublica reported in May, "Clovis is better known for hosting a conservative talk radio show in his native Iowa and, after mounting an unsuccessful run for Senate in 2014, becoming a fiery pro-Trump advocate on television". Read More »

Three women killed in N2 collision near Ardee

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The crash occurred south of Aclint Bridge, Ardee, Co Louth , at approximately 1am. Two men were also injured in the crash. "Thoughts & prayers with their families & friends". Divisions have been put in place between Ardee and Aclint Bridge as Garda Forensic Collision Investigators conduct an examination of the area. It will be closed for the day. Read More »

The GOP's repeal-and-replace plan should stay dead

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Indeed, the CBO's latest analysis of the BCRA projects premiums would fall and that the federal deficit would drop by $420 billion in 10 years. Ted Cruz that would allow insurers to offer plans that do not meet the essential health benefits described by the ACA, so long as the same insurers offer at least one plan at each of the ACA tiers that does comply with the law's rules. Read More »

Disney offers preview of 14-acre Star Wars developments

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Disney has offered up the first glimpse of its Star Wars land, expected to open at its Anaheim and Orlando parks in 2019 . Visitors will be able to interact with a host of familiar characters, dress up in proper Star Wars attire, and even pilot the beloved Millennium Falcon , "shooting blasters or preparing for hyperspace" along the way. Read More »

New Reports Say Trump Team Exploring Pardons to Undercut Mueller

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President Donald Trump and his legal team have alleged special counsel and former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller has a number of conflicts of interest that prevent him from objectively investigating Trump and his campaign and their combined interactions with Russian actors and the Russian government as part of the Putin-led-and-directed effort to interfere with the 2016 Presidential election. Read More »

Brokerages Set Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (XHR) Target Price at $20.75

Park Natl Oh holds 0.01% in Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE: HST ) or 10,101 shares. (NYSE:HST) has been given an average rating of "Hold" by the seventeen research firms that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Shares for $278,373 were sold by HAMILTON JOANNE G . on Wednesday, March 15. Hurlbut Thomas E had sold 607 shares worth $71,784. LARSON GREGORY J sold $741,967 worth of stock or 40,678 shares. Read More »

Dog swims into the Long Island Sound to rescue baby deer

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A dog that saw a baby deer in danger of drowning in NY jumped in and dragged it to shore. "Storm just plunged into the water, started swimming out to the fawn and then grabbed the fawn by her neck and started swimming in to the shore", Mark Freeley said. Read More »

Jerusalem: Israel Military to tighten security fearing possible unrest

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Jerusalem's Old City has been deployed with police officers on high alert on Friday morning in anticipation of violent riots by Muslim worshippers over Israel's installation of metal detectors at the Temple Mount compound. Typically, tens of thousands of Muslims from Jerusalem, the West Bank and Israel converge on the shrine for Friday prayers. The assailants, three Palestinian Arabs with Israeli citizenship, were subsequently killed by the police. Read More »

Trump administration spending Obamacare PR money on a campaign to destroy it

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And these excessive costs can largely be attributed to widespread waste that doesn't actually improve quality of care - waste that is estimated to represent a third or more of every dollar we spend on health care. The states that did not expand Medicaid would have a lighter load, and any future expansion of Medicaid in those states can be handled by future legislation in their capitals. Read More »

China Bans Enemy No. 1: Justin Bieber

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And although his most famous global blunder may have been writing that Anne Frank "would have been a belieber", Bieber is infamous in China for something else. Bieber performed in China in October 2013, but was widely ridiculed after photos surfaced of bodyguards carrying the popstar up the Great Wall, and of him skateboarding on Beijing's streets. Read More »

Senators Durbin, Graham Try to Jump-start Dream Act

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At a news conference to announce the latest edition Thursday, Graham said the bill was a matter of basic fairness. Graham and Durbin announced their plan for a renewed Dream Act Wednesday - the original version of the bill was presented in 2001 by Durbin - and the White House nearly immediately shot down the proposal. Read More »

Jamel Dunn drowning disabled man mocked by Florida teens

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The sickening footage was filmed just after noon on July 9 in Cocoa, Florida , when Jamel Dunn was seen pleading for help while the teens stood by and mocked him. Instead of calling for help, the teens recorded the incident on a cell phone, chuckling during the victim's final moments. Simone Scott , Dunn's sister, said in a Facebook Live video that police told her the teens did not call 911 because they were afraid of getting in trouble for smoking marijuana. Read More »

2 dead, 55 injured as explosion hits China food shop

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Video footage circulated on social media showed fire engulfing the shop, sending plumes of smoke into the air. The blast was so powerful that it shattered the windows of neighbouring shops and passing vehicles, including a bus in which more than 20 passengers were hurt as a result and accounted for numerous injuries, the report said. Read More »

What the Russians were really up to by Paul Danish

The New York Times reported that other world leaders were surprised when Trump left his chair at the banquet and headed towards Putin, who was seated next to First Lady Melania Trump. Since Trump sat next to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife, his translator spoke Japanese. Donald Trump Jr is scheduled to appear on Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee along with former campaign chairman Paul Manafort , according to a witness list released by the panel on ... Read More »

Modi Govt's policies have set Kashmir on fire : Rahul Gandhi

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Earlier, Rahul Gandhi had called the Indian Prime Minister "weak" for not protesting against the USA for terming Kashmir as "Indian administered Kashmir". Whatever being said to Pakistan and China is not needed, instead there should be discussions on Kashmir. "For how long are you going to wait? Kashmir is India and India is Kashmir", he added. Read More »

Syrian army and Hezbollah launch attack near Lebanese border

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An operation has been expected since the head of Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah militant group said last week it was time to restore security in the Arsal region. The group now spearheads the Tahrir al Sham alliance. On Tuesday, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said that the government supported the Lebanese army's plans to hold a massive counterterrorist operation in the area, but noted that there was no coordination between Syrian and Lebanese forces. Read More »

Hamas calls for 'day of rage' over holy site

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A showdown between worshipers and police is expected on Friday, the Muslim holy day, unless Israel removes the metal detectors and relaxes its security. Israeli media reported earlier Friday that the security Cabinet chose to defer to police on the metal detectors. We are all burdened by these necessary checks. Read More »

50 injured as Israel cracks down on Palestinian worshippers in al-Quds

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Tensions have risen after Israeli police installed metal detectors at entrances to the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, following an attack nearby that killed two policemen. Some senior Israeli ministers and political leaders have broached such a prospect in the past. Later that Friday, the two Druse police officers murdered were buried in their home villages. Read More »

Party veteran Shankersinh Vaghela

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The senior leader further claimed that revolt was "in his blood". For the first time, Congress on Thursday evening issued a warning to Vaghela not to play politics under the guise of his birthday celebrations. In 1998, the RJP had merged with the Congress. However, the Congress veteran said that he was still with the party. He has also criticised the party high command for ignoring his repeated suggestions on election preparations in the state, according to The Hindu . Read More »

Anthony Scaramucci Expected to Be Named WH Communications Dir

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Scaramucci for more than 30 minutes on Thursday in a small dining room off the Oval Office, the official said. Scaramucci came under consideration for the job after he was tapped last month to become the vice president and chief strategy officer at the Export-Import Bank. Read More »

A midterm preference for Democrats, but without anti-Trump motivation

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There is a Democratic preference: Among all adults, 53 percent say they'd prefer to see the Democrats take control of Congress "to act as a check on Trump", vs. This was in contrast with the 31 percent of Trump supporters who did not know any friend who supported Clinton. The rest split closely between saying they'd vote to support Trump (20 percent) or to oppose him (24 percent), a non-significant gap. Read More »