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Protester tries to get Trump's son in law to sign Russian flag

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One of Donald Trump's most trusted advisors emerged from more than two hours of questioning by senate investigators to insist he had not colluded with Russian Federation and knew of no-one in the White House who had. " Kushner has repeatedly concealed information about his personal finances and meetings with foreign officials ", Wyden said in his statement . Read More »

Amnesty chief urges European Union to bring Turkey back into line

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He added that "Turkey is massively dependent on Europe and the West". Progress was slow but the negotiations came to a virtual halt previous year as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rounded up opponents in a massive crackdown. The Kremlin refrains from commenting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's statement about signing a contract with Russia on supplies of S-400 systems, Russian president's press secretary Dmitry Peskov told TASS on Tuesday. Read More »

Senate committee subpoenas former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort

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The Senate Judiciary Committee said on Friday that Trump Jr. and Manafort had agreed to negotiate whether to be interviewed by the panel in its Russian Federation investigation. Manafort's participation in Wednesday's hearing", the senators said. The meeting was set up after Donald Trump Jr., the president's eldest son, was offered compromising information as part of Russian Federation and its government's support for his father's campaign, according to emails that the younger Trump released . Read More »

Vatican Turns off its 100 Fountains Amid Italian Drought

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Vatican Radio said the measures were in line with Pope Francis' 2015 teaching letter on the environment which deplored the plundering of the earth's resources and urged "swift and unified global action" for their conservation. Burke, this is the first time that the Vatican, which is home to over 1.2 billion Catholics, has been forced to turn off the fountains. Rome is gasping after 72% less rain than normal this month, 74% less in June, and a 56% reduction from the long-term average across ... Read More »

Now, Donald Trump has blocked Chrissy Teigen on Twitter

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Teigen told USA Today in February that she took pride in her trolling of Trump , which she said she'd been doing for five to seven years. Apparently the president has had enough and made a decision to block Teigen on Twitter . "You are a national embarrassment", Teigen responded to the message. "I just no longer find Trump trending topics or memes amusing". Meanwhile, President Trump is making news for an early-morning tweet jokingly claiming that 11-year-old Barron Trump will be ... Read More »

Royals trade for Padres pitcher Trevor Cahill

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The Major League Baseball trade deadline is next Monday, July 31 at 1 p.m. PT. The most tantalizing part of Kansas City's return is certainly Cahill. With the Royals paying $7.5 million of his $12 million salary, and with a mutual option for 2019 in his contract, the Padres could luck out if Wood somehow turns things around without taking as much of the financial risk. Read More »

Trump asks if The Washington Post is an Amazon 'lobbyist weapon'

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They are as bad as ratings challenged @ CNN . He's using the Washington Post for power so that the politicians in Washington don't tax Amazon like they should be taxed. plans to have the Syrian Democratic Forces, made up mostly of Syrian Kurds and Syrian Arab tribesmen who have been advised and armed by the United States, to spearhead the fight against ISIS. Read More »

Jared Kushner makes statement after meeting with Senate committee

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House members spent Monday reviewing Kushner's statement about his meetings and interactions with Russian officials during the presidential campaign . Both Trump Jr. and Manafort are scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill this week before the Senate judiciary committee on a panel regarding foreign influence in elections. Read More »

McCain making dramatic Senate return for crucial health vote

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The Arizona senator makes a poignant return to the Senate on Tuesday, less than a week after learning he has an aggressive form of brain cancer, just in time to boost tricky GOP vote math on the wobbling bid to replace Obamacare. Republican leaders openly discussed the possibility of McCain's return with reporters on Monday during an evening vote. McConnell can afford to lose no more than two votes from his 52-member conference to advance to a debate on health care reform or to pass a ... Read More »

Mike Tyson says McGregor will be knocked out by Mayweather

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The film, aptly titled Notorious , is set to still be in the filming process, to capture the hugely anticipated McGregor vs Mayweather fight. Mayweather's obviously a huge favorite going into the fight with McGregor. "Conor can't kick and grab and stuff so he won't stand much of a chance". When boxing historians suggested he might want to break ring legend Rocky Marciano's record, he ignored them. Read More »

Donald Trump slams Attorney General Jeff Sessions for not probing Hillary Clinton

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In one of several tweets issued Sunday afternoon and evening, Trump said the lack of support happens even with "some that were carried over the line on my back". Scaramucci emphasized there's lots of love in the White House, using the word "love" 20 times in his news conference Friday. "Attorney General Jeff Sessions has taken a VERY weak position on Hillary Clinton crimes (where are E-mails & DNC server) & Intel leakers!" In a statement, Cruz said he was "deeply gratified that we have a ... Read More »

2 killed, 25000 evacuated in western India amid heavy rains, floods

With scores now dead in monsoon floods across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was to fly over Gujarat later Tuesday to inspect the devastation, officials said . Rajasthan's Minister of Disaster Management and Relief Gulab Chand Kataria said the situation in Jalore , Pali and Sirohi districts was "critical". Read More »

Verdict in decades-long BC polygamy case expected Monday

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The prosecution of Blackmore and Oler was part of an investigation that the provincial government first initiated in the early 1990s. Blackmore was accused of "a kind of conjugal union" with 24 women between 1990 and 2014, according to court documents. Read More »

New Ride Coming To Universal Orlando's Wizarding World

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If you pair this announcement with the news reported last March in the Orlando Business Journal that the park obtained patents for a "vehicle transportation room system and method" and a "system and method for a moving puzzle theatre", you might be thinking that a Floo Network or Triwizard Tournament attraction are headed to the park. Read More »

Thousands of Irish homes without water after main burst

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In the meantime, temporary water points have been set up by Irish Water. The Defence Forces has been called in to help tens of thousands of people who remain without water five days after a pipe burst in Staleen, Co Meath . Our investment plans will allow us... A rolling schedule of supply re-commenced for parts of Drogheda at 09:00 local time on Tuesday. Sixteen water tankers have been deployed to the area to replenish temporary water stations and provide services to priority customers ... Read More »

Judiciary chief demands release of Iranians jailed in US

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On Friday, U.S. President Donald Trump warned Iran of facing "new and serious consequences" if Iran did not release the imprisoned Americans. Parliamentarians in Iran have set up a commission to counter measures against the fresh sanctions imposed by the USA on Tehran. Read More »

Trump Heaps More Criticism on Sessions in Tuesday Tweets

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Sessions's " VERY weak position" on an investigation into Mrs. Clinton's use of a private computer server. Axios sensibly caveats its report by noting that Trump often floats wild-ass trial balloons in conversations with members of his inner circle, so his musings about the prospect of Attorney General Giuliani may be nothing more than the late-night ramblings of an angry old man. Read More »

What is Charlie Gard's condition, mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome (or MDDS)?

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Lawyers for Chris Gard and Connie Yates told the High Court they wanted "a few days of tranquillity outside the hospital before Charlie passes away". The new hearing is due to take place Tuesday afternoon, according to a court listing. Chris Gard, the father of critically ill baby Charlie Gard finishes reading out a statement next to mother Connie Yates, right, at the end of their case at the High Court in London, Monday, July 24, 2017. Read More »

Trump tweets tweak of Republicans 'who do little to protect' him

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies about the Russian Federation probe at an opening hearing conducted by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. "Drain the Swamp should be changed to Drain the Sewer - it's actually much worse than anyone ever thought, and it begins with the Fake News!" wrote Mr Trump, ahead of an afternoon speech on healthcare. Read More »

Bombers attack two camps in northeast Nigeria, kill 8

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Another 15 people were hurt in the attack, which started late on Sunday night, the Civilian-JTF civilian defence group said . " We evacuated at least four corpses and 13 injured last night when the bombers sneaked into Dalori camp ", he said. Read More »

Maisie Williams opens up about that emotional reunion

As you can see in the scene below, Arya tells her father "that's not me" when he tries to explain why marriage might not be as bad as she thinks. The seventh season of Game of Thrones continues to barrel through emotional moments, long-awaited meetings and reunions, paying off so many things that were set up in early seasons of the series. Read More »

Amman Embassy Shooting: Two Jordanians Dead, Israeli Injured

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Details of what happened in the shooting incident inside the Israeli Embassy complex in the Jordanian capital remain unclear as Israel has imposed a ban on reporting the incident and made no public comment. In a statement posted on Facebook prior to the attack, the assailant said he was motivated by the Israeli government's recent restrictions on al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, according to an Israeli military spokesman. Read More »

Hikers Rescued In Arizona Flash Flooding

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Flash flooding caused the deaths of nine members of a family in a popular swimming area north of Phoenix earlier this month. Others scrambled to safety on rock ledges, climbing as high as they could. Sixty six hikers were rescued throughout Tucson in one day after rising waters in hiking canyons. Police officials say that hikers often decide to go out just after it rains because the air temperature is cooler, not realizing that they are walking into areas that are at risk of flash flooding. Read More »

Republican health-care failure

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What follows is a lightly edited Q&A. I'm not going to own it. The report says eliminating ACA would hit some groups especially hard, including people of color, young adults, and those with no education beyond high school. The overwhelming majority of Congressional Republicans couldn't care less about the collateral damage of leaving society's most vulnerable along the side of the road. Read More »

Scaramucci, you go: Fire the leakers

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Mr Trump, announced last Friday Mr Scaramucci - a polished television commentator and Harvard Law graduate, would take over the administration's top messaging job. "And he will probably dial back some of those tweets ". "We're about there, there's still some procedural issues we're discussing but, you know, I think it worked out very, very well, we still got a couple of things to talk about on North Korea", Corker said. Read More »

Why EU-US Ties Will Hinge on Trump's Independence

Brussels has urged USA lawmakers to coordinate their anti-Russia actions with European partners, as Washington steams ahead with a new bill to expand sanctions against Moscow. In Brussels, European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said that the EU is "activating all diplomatic channels to address these concerns [about] the US measures with our USA counterparts". Read More »

US Judge Halts Deportation of Over 1400 Iraqi Citizens

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Tuesday's ruling effectively means no Iraqi nationals can be deported from the United States for several months. Federal immigration officials had no immediate comment to the ruling. That was set for 11:59 p.m. Monday. Earlier this year, the Trump administration said it would remove Iraq from its updated travel ban and the country agreed to start accepting deportees from the USA after refusing to do so for many years. Read More »

Trump Talks Energy, Healthcare in Controversial W.Va. Speech

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The president returned to familiar themes such as his election victory and the early successes of his administration, pointing to rising job numbers and stock market values. "Otherwise", Trump tells the crowd, "I'll say: Tom, you're fired". "You know, I go to Washington and I see all these politicians and I see the swamp and it's not a good place", said Trump. Read More »

Philippines to extend martial law in south until year end

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After debating for seven hours, 261 lawmakers , 16 from the Senate and 245 from the lower house, voted in favour of the extension . Protesters rally outside the House of Representatives in Manila during Saturday's special joint session at which lawmakers voted to extend martial law on Mindanao until the end of the year. Read More »

Donald Trump : US President's son-in-law denies collusion with Russian Federation against Hillary Clinton

The statement released hours before Kushner's closed-door appearance before the Senate intelligence committee details four contacts with Russians during Trump's campaign and transition. Meaning that they're super confident in their deception skills and hacking", Scaramucci said, adding, "How about it's the president? Goldstone sent this email on June 7, 2016: "Emin asked that I schedule a meeting with you and The Russian government attorney who is flying over from Moscow for this ... Read More »

Woman pleads guilty to criminally negligent homicide in fiance's kayak death

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Angelika Graswald and her fiancé, 46-year-old Vince Viafore , were kayaking on the Hudson River on April 19, 2015, when his boat capsized and he disappeared, authorities said. "By pleading guilty the defendant has acknowledged that Vincent Viafore's death was not simply a tragic accident, but the result of this defendant's criminal conduct", Orange County District Attorney David Hoovler said. Read More »