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Kushner said he "did not collude with Russia"


Trump's advisers have also explained to him - amid his fury about Sessions - that anyone who was part of his campaign, including Giuliani, would likely face pressure to recuse themselves from the Russian Federation investigation, according to Trump advisers and officials. Read More »

Flash flood watch in effect


Even though, the soil is very dry, due to the intensity of the rain it could lead to flooding in low lying areas or where drainage is slow. They say some pockets within the storm may see upward of 7 inches of rain. Areas that received the heaviest rainfall in the county last weekend are more susceptible to flooding. These are likely to die down some as temperatures heat up today but storms will likely redevelop just before getting in the Quad Cities this afternoon and evening and there is a ... Read More »

White House, GOP Leaders Drop 'Border Tax' Idea

A statement Thursday from the so-called Big Six - which includes House Speaker Paul Ryan , Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady , White House economic adviser Gary Cohn, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch - said due to the unknowns associated with the border-adjusted tax, the group "had made a decision to set this policy aside in order to advance tax reform". Read More »

Putin says Russian Federation will respond to 'insolence' of United States sanctions


The Russian strongman slammed the intensifying probe into Russian meddling in the USA presidential election, saying it bore witness to "a rise in anti-Russian hysteria" in Washington. While Helsinki has condemned "the illegal annexation of Crimea" and backs European Union sanctions against Russian Federation, it has a vested interest in keeping the dialogue with Moscow alive. Read More »

Army clears terrorist strongholds in Rajgal valley: ISPR


Khyber-4 seeks to target terrorist hideouts in what the DG ISPR called "the most critical area of Rajgal in the Federally-Administered Tribal Areas (Fata)". According to military media wing, several terrorists were killed, while some managed to escape to Afghanistan during late night operation. This mountain top was being used as main observation point and its base as transit / storage point. Read More »

Trump donates quarterly salary to Education Department


The donation comes as DeVos' department comes under criticism for its decision to revisit Obama-era policies on campus sexual assault and rape. President Donal Trump has once again chose to donate part of his salary for the development of the nation. Read More »

Ceasefire Agreed at Lebanese-Syrian Border


Lebanon's Hezbollah group announced that it had declared a ceasefire in the Arsal region of Northeast Lebanon bordering Syria, after almost a week of a successful joint offensive against extremist groups in the region carried out with the Syrian Government. Read More »

Modi cautions MPs on attendance in House


Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed unhappiness over lack of quorum often causing delay in Parliament's functioning and asked BJP members to ensure their presence in Parliament. He asked them to hold 15-day long 'samkalp yatra' , starting on Independence Day, so as to ensure "better quality of life for people in all parts of the country by 2022 when the country would celebrate 75 years of freedom", Kumar said. Read More »

UC Davis neurosurgeon talks Sen. John McCain's brain cancer


Ward, a physician and former state senator who is now running against Republican Sen. McCain's best friend in the Senate Lindsey Graham of SC, and other colleagues who have spoken with McCain of late, said he has been itching to get back to the Senate, impatient to return to work. Read More »

House votes to nix CFPB's arbitration ban


The GOP-led House voted 231 to 190, nearly entirely along party lines , to undo the rule by invoking the Congressional Review Act, which allows Congress to repeal newly enacted federal rules. The resolution now heads to the Senate, which is likely to take up a vote later this year. When it does, Republican support appears strong. USA senators Jack Reed (D-R.I.) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) stressed on a call with press Monday that the arbitration rule should be allowed to go forward, ... Read More »

Syrian Observatory says eight killed in Ghouta air strikes


Syrian opposition media reported that at least ten civilians were killed in the airstrikes, including five children. "This is the first time that civilian martyrs have fallen as a result of regime or warplane bombardment since the start of the ceasefire agreement in the Eastern Ghouta ", the Observatory said. Read More »

WNC manhunt ends in McDowell County: Suspect detained by Sheriff's Office


Phillip Michael Stroupe II, 39, is now wanted by law enforcement on outstanding warrants in Buncombe County for kidnapping and pending charges in Yancey County. When they recovered Bryson's truck, the missing man was not in it. Several agencies searched the forest, as well as surrounding areas for Stroupe, who they believed was armed with a gun. Read More »

United Kingdom auto production falls for third straight month in June


Some 136,901 cars rolled off production lines last month, though that was still the second highest figure in 12 years. Leading industry figures are complaining about a lack of dialogue from the United Kingdom government, not least on Brexit but on radical plans to ban new sales of conventional cars in the United Kingdom by 2040. Read More »

Trump lawyer says there's no talk of Trump pardoning himself

Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) in a statement said: "Both Donald Trump, Jr . and Paul Manafort, through their attorneys, have agreed to negotiate to provide the committee with documents and be interviewed by committee members and staff prior to a public hearing". Read More »

JRR Tolkien biopic eyeing Nicholas Hoult for lead role


Finnish director Dome Karukoski is attached to helm the movie. Meanwhile, Hoult can next be seen as American author J.D. Salinger in " Rebel in the Rye ", set to be released in USA theaters on September 15, and as Serbian-American inventor Nikola Tesla in " The Current War ", scheduled for a December 22 release. Read More »

Discrimination against Muslims on rise in US


The survey pointed out that Muslims were "leery of Trump" and thought their fellow Americans did not see Islam as part of mainstream USA society. In the Pew survey , almost half of U.S. In fact Muslim women were more likely than Muslim men to say it had become more hard to be a Muslim in the US. A survey conducted by the Pew Research Center reveals how down American Muslims feel after being subjected to Islamophobia - and how majority are still very optimistic about their country ... Read More »

Gujarat Congress MLAs close to Shankarsinh Veghela resign from party; join BJP


It is understood that Mr Rajput will join the BJP this evening in presence of Amit Shah at party headquarters Shrikamalam and would file his papers tomorrow. "I am in public life for 35 years". I realised that if I join the ruling party, I can do more for the people, he said. However, it is sad that some persons (in the Congress) have started pointing fingers at me due to my family ties (with Vaghela). Read More »

Odisha renames Wheeler Island after Abdul Kalam


The Department of Posts had already released commemorative stamp on Mr. Kalam on October 15, 2015 on the occasion of his birth anniversary a couple of months after his death on July 27, 2015. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also scheduled to address a public rally at Mandapam today. Various schemes launched by central government whether it was "Stand up India or Start up India, "Amrut" cities or smart cities or Clean India projects would go a long way in realising Kalam's dream of "developed ... Read More »

Moroccan King Mohammed slams "unacceptable" Israeli policies in Jerusalem

They were marching against the installation of metal detectors and other security measures at the al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem . Palestinian Authority Arabs and Israeli Arab MKs declared "victory" Tuesday as Israel reversed security measures at the Temple Mount, and said their struggle for control over the compound also extends to the Western Wall. Read More »

Israel Dismantles Controversial Metal Detectors At Jerusalem Holy Site

Ofir Gendelman, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's spokesperson, tweeted: "The Security Cabinet has made a decision to replace the metal detectors w/ smart & other measures in order to ensure security on the Temple Mount". At issue is the fate of an Israeli embassy guard who killed two Jordanians after being attacked by one of them with a screwdriver. Palestinian medics said he died of shrapnel wounds to the chest and abdomen. Read More »

Israel to remove metal detectors from entrance to Jerusalem holy site


On Tuesday, Erdogan had accused Israel of using security measures as a pretext to take over holy sites in Jerusalem from Muslims. The government statement says the security cabinet met for several hours on the subject. The Middle East Quartet of Russia, US, EU and the United Nations in a statement encouraged Israel and Jordan to work together for de-escalation, noting the special role of the Hashemite Kingdom as recognised in its peace treaty with Tel Aviv. Read More »

What Message Are Magellan Midstream Partners LP (MMP)'s Technicals Sending?


About shares traded. Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (USA) (NYSE:OPY) has risen 11.51% since July 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.15% the S&P500. Tributary Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.06% or 1,800 shares. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky owns 7,100 shares. BGC Partners Inc (BGCA) are in focus today as the charts are revealing that the Mesa Adaptive Moving Average (MAMA) is holding steady above the FAMA, or Fractional Moving Average. Read More »

7 things we know about Marvel's Thor: Ragnarok [SPOILERS]


And that's without even mentioning the two huge demons from Thor lore, a new team of heroes and the teases of a deeply compelling story seeded in the new trailer. "There's been many, many, many in the comic books, but they've been a little tardy in bringing them to the screen, so hopefully there will be a lot more villainesses", she told E! At least there was some good news, with DC finally green lighting a number of films, and The Flash seemingly adopting the comics' celebrated ... Read More »

Idea Cellular posts standalone net loss of Rs 617 crore in Q1


We partner with all device makers. Bharti Airtel , in fact, expects 3G networks to shut down faster in India amid rapid inroads by 4G devices and surging adoption levels, but sees 2G and 4G co-existing in the country as affordable feature phones continue to account for almost 70% of the installed base of mobile phones. Read More »

Bodycam video shows Florida officer wrestling alligator on front porch


A Boynton Beach police officer has been named the department's alligator wrestler after he lassoed one on a porch this month and filmed it on his body camera. "I was making a little clicking sound, making just, like, a little baby gator's noise". When it was all done, the victorious officer put the bound alligator in the back seat of his patrol auto and took him out to a canal where he removed the tape from around its mouth and put him back in the water. Read More »

Iran in Space: Tehran 'Successfully Launches' Rocket Carrying Satellite


It said the launch was created to coincide with the opening of the space center, and that the Simorgh rocket could carrying a 250-kilogram satellite. "In this region, Iran has successfully orbited small satellites and announced plans to orbit a larger satellite using the Simorgh space-launch vehicle, which could be configured to be an ICBM", Kripowicz said. Read More »

Police At Wrong House When Deadly Shooting Happened


They had been trying to serve an arrest warrant in an aggravated assault case before the sudden explosion of gunfire on Sunday night. Jordan Castillo, 23, a friend of Lopez, also said that Linares told him she didn't hear the police give any commands or instructions. Read More »

Senate Republican plan to repeal, replace Obamacare fails to get enough votes


McCain announced on Monday evening that he would be making a return to the Senate the next day. Tuesday's vote split the Senate 50-50, with Vice President Pence breaking the tie in favor of starting debate. "Many people understandably would be curled up in bed in the fetal position", he added. "They run out and say, 'Death, death, death, '" Trump said, with a backdrop of families that he said have encountered problems getting affordable, reliable medical coverage because of Obama's ... Read More »

Government calls in experts to examine European Union migrants' role in UK


Lewis said a new immigration system would be introduced from the spring of 2019 and that the government would aim to reduce immigration to "sustainable levels". "We're very clear that free movement ends". Tim Thomas, director of employment and skills policy at EEF, the manufacturers" organisation, said: "Many manufacturers will see today's announcement as a first step, with the Government for the first time acknowledging that future migration changes will be implemented in a measured way ... Read More »