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Florida Confederate monument could be replaced with statue of Snooty the manatee

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Bradenton's Civil War monument, a tall obelisk with a Confederate flag engraved on the side, dates back to 1924, and was erected by the local chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Snooty was such a unique animal and he had so much personality that people couldn't help but be drawn to him. Numbers of wild manatees in Florida have recently increased as a result of protection programmes. Read More »

European Union to help Turkey to fulfill 5 conditions for visa-free regime

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General stressed that relations with Turkey are "critical" for the United States, although the two sides have misunderstandings about the course of the military campaign in Syria. Gabriel said that Germans traveling to Turkey were incurring "risks", and the ministry website recommended Germans should exercise "heightened caution" when visiting Turkey . Read More »

Libyan rivals voice joint support for ceasefire, elections

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Details are to be agreed in further talks supervised by the UN's newly-appointed special envoy for Libya , Ghassan Salame. "There is political legitimacy in the hands of Mr. Macron, elected in May, was at ease in his role as peacemaker. Macron's bid to work toward laying the groundwork for a state with a functioning government and institutions is a priority of his presidency. Read More »

USS Constitution returns to water

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A celebration was held at the USS Constitution Museum . Over the past two years, workers replaced 100 hull planks and put in 2,200 new copper sheets. "Expanding that advantage has been the objective of Navy shipbuilders since Constitution's keel was laid". "To be a part of the ship is truly an honor". Read More »

Via i metal detector dalla Spianata delle Moschee

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Stasera, aggiunge l'agenzia di stampa palestinese Maan, il presidente Abu Mazen , che ha convocato Olp e Fatah, parlerà alla Nazione. In particolare l'ingresso in Città Vecchia e alla Spianata delle moschee è limitato ai musulmani di età superiore ai 50 anni, mentre per le donne non ci sono limitazioni. Read More »

Released: Graphic Pictures of Palestinian Terrorist's Shabbat Dinner Massacre

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His father said he believes his son was motivated by a desire to protect the "honor" of the Jerusalem holy site. Minister of Education and Diaspora Affairs Naftali Bennett, chairman of the Jewish Home party, has called on the IDF's prosecution to demand the death penalty for Omar al-Abed, the Palestinian terrorist who butchered three family members in their home on Friday night. Read More »

Details emerge in alleged kidnapping of 1-year-old from vehicle

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Officers soon arrived at the scene to detain Shaw, who allegedly fought their attempts to handcuff her. According to an affidavit for Shaw's arrest, Labonte told police he was trying to pull over to the side of the road at a slow speed and Shaw was able to get his daughter out of the vehicle. Read More »

Israel removes metal detectors from holy site entrance

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Clashes erupted between Israeli police and Palestinians in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Ras el Amud, outside Jerusalem's Old City, on July 21, 2017 . The Palestinian health ministry said one Palestinian was killed during a separate clash outside the city, taking the death toll from the past two days to seven. Read More »

Appeals Court Blocks DC's 'Good Reason' Handgun Law

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In a 2-1 decision , the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit said the District's system that requires a " good reason " to obtain a permit is so restrictive that it is akin to an outright ban in violation of the Second Amendment. The DC Circuit heard arguments in September 2016. At the Second Amendment's core lies the right of responsible citizens to carry firearms for personal self-defense beyond the home, subject to longstanding restrictions. Read More »

Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors, Palestinians reject new measures

The decision was made by the Israeli Cabinet on Monday, after a massive crisis over new security measures that had been implemented at the holy site. When the Temple Mount was reopened, metal detectors were installed at each entrance. It was a high-level, on-the-ground attempt by the Trump administration to end the standoff between Israel and the Muslim world. Read More »

Israel mulls alternatives for Al-Aqsa e-gates

Israel put up the metal detectors after Arab gunmen killed two policemen from inside the shrine, holy to Muslims and Jews, earlier this month. Palestine's ruling party Fatah praised the Palestinians, who protested in Jerusalem over metal detectors being installed by Israel at the entrances to the sacred Temple Mount compound. Read More »

Jordan, Israel at loggerheads over embassy shooting

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Following the incident, Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni has warned Israeli authorities to be cautious with their actions in the region because "we are a step away from turning our conflict with the Palestinians, and cooperation with Jordan and other Sunni nations, into a pan-Muslim event against the state of Israel". Read More »

Tottenham's Hugo Lloris urges Moussa Sissoko to seek clarity on future

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Roma lost one of their best players from last season as Mohamed Salah signed for Liverpool, but the Giallorossi have managed to keep hold of defender Kostas Manolas and the Greece worldwide played for 45 minutes in the defeat to PSG. "But it doesn't affect the changing room because there is a great atmosphere, a great attitude, and we are all enjoying our time at Spurs ". Lloris, who has a vested interest in Sissoko for club and country, knows the situation needs to be addressed. Read More »

Pacific man dead after police chase through Jefferson County

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KJFF reports Kershaw crashed his vehicle at interstates 270 and 255, which is in south St. Louis County. Police said after realizing that he could not drive that car's manual transmission, Kershaw held the man, along with his family, at gunpoint while carjacking another citizen's vehicle at gunpoint. Read More »

Sect. of State Tillerson is 'taking a little time off'

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He was upset, however, by fierce internal criticism from Trump , as well as his chief strategist, Steve Bannon, and White House aide Sebastian Gorka, over the decision, said another US official who spoke on condition of anonymity. Tillerson and Trump have also publicly disagreed about a dispute between Saudi Arabia and Qatar over Qatar's alleged support of terrorism. Tillerson reportedly saw the comments - in which Trump called Sessions "unfair" for recusing himself from the Justice ... Read More »

Venezuela Arrests 2 More Opposition-Appointed Judges

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Venezuela's opposition has called for a two-day strike from Wednesday at 6 a.m. (1000 GMT) to try and force Maduro to abandon the vote. If the prevailing sentiment wasn't clear to the president before the July 16 plebiscite, it was after: more than seven million people participated, with an astonishing 98 per cent rejecting the proposal - a clear repudiation of Maduro's government. Read More »

BCA warrant in Damond killing reveals woman 'slaps' squad auto

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The fatal incident outraged the public in Australia and Minnesota, and led to the resignation of Minneapolis' police chief. The New York Daily News reports there was news of a search warrant which alleged a woman had "slapped" the trunk of the vehicle, but it is unknown if this was the sound that startled the officers. Read More »

Petronas pulls the plug on Pacific NorthWest LNG project

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Pacific NorthWest LNG was a liquefied natural gas export facility proposed to be situated on Lelu Island near Prince Rupert, B.C. The facility was supposed to process natural gas from the Montney shale formation on the B.C. "We are disappointed that the extremely challenging environment brought about by the prolonged depressed prices and shifts in the energy industry have led to this decision", he said in a conference call with reporters. Read More »

Psychiatry Group Allows Members to Comment on Trump's Mental Health

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That has meant that a number of professionals have spoken publicly about Mr Trump's mental health, and many more have argued that the restriction on doing so should be lifted. In an unprecedented move, executives of American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) informed its 3,500 members through an email that they were permitted to defy what is known as the "Goldwater Rule" and can now comment on President Donald Trump's mental state, STAT News reports. Read More »

Eminent scientist, academic Prof Yash Pal dead at 90

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He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1976 and Padma Vibhushan in 2013.Finance Minister TM Thomas Isaac recalls Prof Yash Pal as a scientific stalwart who led science popularisation and public science movement as a fellow traveller. He graduated physics from Punjab University in 1949 and 1958 PhD. Professor Yash Pal was awarded the Kalinga Prize for his contributions in science communication. Read More »

Ryan Contradicts Trump: Robert Mueller Is Not 'A Biased Partisan'

Mueller III's Russian Federation investigation, building a case against what they allege are his conflicts of interest and discussing the president's authority to grant pardons, according to people familiar with the effort". "I've got to tell you, when you go down there and meet with the border patrol themselves and you see the fact that the cartels are staging just over the river, there is a need for a physical barrier on many parts of this border", stated the Speaker. Read More »

Praying for Sen. McCain

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President Trump leaned hard earlier Monday into senators not willing to vote to begin voting on an ObamaCare replacement, saying that "any senator who votes against starting debate is telling America that you are fine with the ObamaCare nightmare". Read More »

State investigating viral shark dragging video

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The FWC is not pleased. While Facebook users and internet sleuths have identified who they believe to be in the video - and that it was taken in Tampa Bay - FWC hasn't confirmed details of what happened yet. More than 40,000 people have seen the video of the shark violently flopping around, popping above and below of the surface of the water. Tipsters can remain anonymous. Read More »

2 dead, 6 injured after crash at Alcester care facility

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Tony Mangen of the South Dakota Highway Patrol said the preliminary investigation showed the crash was unintentional. The female driver is one of the six that were injured. Mangan confirms that two people have died as a result of the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Union County Sheriff's Office; Alcester Police Department; Union County Emergency Management; Alcester Fire Department; ambulances from Alcester, Beresford, Vermillion, Hawarden, Iowa, and Ireton, Iowa; and medical ... Read More »

With McCain's return, Pence breaks tie on key health care vote

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Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said last week that they would oppose Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement. But three female Republican senators - Maine's Susan Collins, West Virginia's Shelley Moore Capito, and Alaska's Lisa Murkowski - said they were opposed to that measure, effectively dooming it. Read More »

Crews continue to battle Lodgepole Complex fires

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There have been no reports of serious injuries. They were particularly needed Monday, as shifting winds threatened another run by the fires in a rural area south of the Missouri River that have burned a combined 353 square miles (914 kilometers). Read More »

Arrest made in Rochester, NH, assault outside Planet Fitness

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Police said an "aggressive investigation" led them to the suspect Monday. On June 12 at 10 p.m., the Rochester Police Department responded to Planet Fitness at 306 N. "He just kind of came up and hit me in the back of the head and wouldn't stop, McCarthy told CBS Boston last month. I asked 'Why? Who are you?" Surveillance video shows a man attacking Erin McCarthy outside a Rochester, NH gym. Read More »

Sarah Paulson Joins 'Glass' For M. Night Shyamalan

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The film debuts on January 18, 2019. Shyamalan tweeted the news Monday stating: "Incredibly fortunate to round out our iconic cast of actors on #Glass ... Simpson. Paulson recently wrapped shooting on the " Ocean's Eight " spinoff for Warner Bros., which also stars Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Awkwafina, Helena Bonham Carter, and Rihanna. Read More »

Father allegedly abandons newborn in parking lot

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The infant was flown to an Oakland hospital after the mall officials noticed abnormalities in the baby's eyes. In surveillance footage obtained by FOX 40 Sacramento , Daniel Mitchell, 18, was seen driving up to a parking spot in Suisun City, and opening the door to the back seat of his vehicle. Read More »

British Lawmakers Mull Measures to Help Banks Retain EU Access After Brexit

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But such issues pitch Dr Fox against Environment Secretary Michael Gove, both supporters of Brexit , but now forced to listen to different and vociferous constituencies. Questioned about the issue by reporters in London Monday, May's spokesman, James Slack, said the report was premature and that any trade deal must work for farmers, consumers and businesses. Read More »

Scoot-Tigerair rebranding: See Scoot's new livery, uniforms and tagline

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Among them are Honolulu, Scoot's maiden USA destination, and Harbin in northeast China. "However, lest you think all trace of weirdness will be erased, the airline has named its first Airbus A320 (formerly a Tigerair craft) 'Conscious Coupling" "in commemoration of the integration between Scoot and Tigerair". Read More »