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Grassley tweet means no new Attorney General in 2017

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The Republican head of the Senate Judiciary Committee warned "Everybody in D.C." that there was "no way" his committee could consider a new attorney general this year. The presidency isn't a bull, and this country isn't a china shop. We have been wondering what it would take to get both Republicans and Democrats to at least start talking about impeaching Trump. Read More »

Paul Manafort gets subpoenaed by Senate committee

The Judiciary Committee has sought Manafort's testimony about a meeting he attended with Russian nationals a year ago at Trump Tower during the heat of the 2016 presidential election campaign. The Republican and Democratic leaders of the panel said Manafort tried to limit his testimony. The panel is among the bodies investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

Milwaukee woman claims $250000 Powerball ticket

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Another Powerball ticket, sold in northeast Kansas, matched four of the first five numbers and the Powerball to win $50,000. Power Play turned the $50,000 ticket into a $250,000 victor. Victor should then contact the Virginia Lottery when ready to claim the prize. Lottery officials automatically deduct 25 percent in federal tax for winnings over $5,000 and 7.65 percent in state income tax for winnings over $1,999. Read More »

French Riviera Tourist Destinations Evacuated As Wildfires Spread

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Fires in Luberon destroyed almost 2,000 acres, and those in Carros destroyed 20 acres before they were under control. He commended the "brave" pompier emergency fire services. What did the firefighting effort involve? Firefighters are still battling wildfires in Artigues, some 100km from Bormes-les-Mimosas. On Wednesday, local residents joined the effort. Read More »

Osinbajo, Ambode react to release of Lagos students

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The kidnappers were said to have advised the parents to reach out to others and deliberate on how to raise the N100m as well as mounting pressure on the state government to raise the money for them. It is the news most Nigerians and especially parents had hoped to hear in that last two months. The six students rescued are: 1.Agbaosi Judah 2.Jonah Peter 3.Philips Pelumi 4. Read More »

Dybala: Barcelona move depends on Juventus first

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The Argentina worldwide has been touted as a possible replacement for Neymar should Paris Saint-Germain break the world transfer record to lure the Brazilian global away from Camp Nou. Neymar's potential move from Barcelona to PSG is the talk of football , with the cash-rich French club willing to shatter the world transfer record to sign him. Read More »

Sheffield Lake woman describes being attacked by her pet boa constrictor

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Fire Chief Tim Card said firefighters disposed of the snake in a garbage bin near Sheffield Lake City Hall after it was dead. The woman said she had 11 snakes in all. Dispatcher: Boa constrictor stuck to your face? The woman was then taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries. A fireman eventually removed the reptile by cutting off its head with a knife. Read More »

GlaxoSmithKline PLC (NYSE:GSK) Lowered to C+ at TheStreet

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Saturna Capital CORP's holdings in GlaxoSmithKline PLC were worth $17,399,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. On average, equities analysts anticipate that GlaxoSmithKline PLC will post $2.84 earnings per share for the current year. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 12th. Read More »

United Kingdom courts must keep jurisdiction over European Union citizens' rights in Britain: Davis

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In today's Financial Times , home secretary Amber Rudd indicated the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC ) is to carry out an assessment of the role of migration plays in the United Kingdom labour market. A Brexit transition period which would maintain freedom of movement, access to the single market and restrictions on deals with third countries should end by 2022, British Chancellor Philip Hammond said on Friday. Read More »

Supreme Court allows woman to terminate 22-week-old foetus

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The plea for abortion was filed in the Supreme Court on behalf of the girl by a lawyer after a lower court in the Indian city of Chandigarh had earlier rejected her petition for abortion. The woman had approached the apex court seeking its nod to terminate her pregnancy on the ground that the foetus was suffering from a neurological problem. Read More »

Senate rejects 'skinny repeal' of ACA as 3 Republicans vote 'no'

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Even a last-minute attempt by Vice President Mike Pence to persuade McCain to vote for the bill failed . Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blamed congressional Democrats for not engaging "in a serious way" on health care after the so-called skinny repeal of Obamacare failed in the Senate early Friday. Read More »

Cena's final ride: Marine dog with cancer gets tearful farewell

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Black labrador Cena, who worked as a bomb sniffer for the Marines until he retired in 2014, was given a military funeral in MI just days after his owner Lance Corporal Jeff DeYoung completed a bucket list for his beloved pet. "Because of him I got to have a family". " Taps ", the bugle call often heard at military funerals, was played at the museum to honor Cena, and a convoy of Patriot Guard Riders, hailing from all across the state, stood in a silent flag line outside. Read More »

Amber Alert issued for missing Cleveland girl

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She was supposed to be walking toward the Occee Middle School soccer field, police said. Her mother returned to the soccer field to look for her when she did not return home by 8:40 p.m. She was last seen wearing green/brown shorts and a white t-shirt, on Baugh Street, off 20th Street NE. Arleth has black hair, brown eyes, stands 5-foot-2 inches tall, and weighs around 100 pounds. Read More »

Protestors burn Israeli flag near embassy in Amman

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Last Sunday, Ziv shot 17-year-old Mohammed Jawawdeh, a furniture assembler, who attempted to attack him while on the job inside the embassy compound. The Israeli guard was lightly hurt, the media reports said. A second Jordanian, who owned the rented property where the work took place, was accidentally shot dead by the guard, an official briefed on the incident told Reuters on condition he would not be identified by name or nationality. Read More »

European Union to start legal action on Poland

On Monday, Poland's President Duda announced he was vetoing the two controversial bills backed by the country's conservative government to overhaul the courts. The EU says the Polish reforms undermine judicial independence and break EU rules. It urged the Polish authorities to rectify the situation within one month, including by not attempting to dismiss or force the retirement of Supreme Court judges. Read More »

Jordan to bar Israeli ambassador until shooting probed

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The employees of Israel's diplomatic mission in Amman, Jordan, returned to Israel late Monday night through the Allenby Bridge border crossing. Jordan manages the ceremonial and religious aspects of the sacred complex. The embassy has always been a focus of anti-Israeli protests during times of Israeli-Palestinian friction, according to Reuters . Thousands of Muslims from around Israel and Palestinian areas typically worship at the holy compound in Jerusalem's Old City. Read More »

Massive shark jumps onto fishing boat, gets stuck

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As he did so, another crew member hooks its mouth with a fishing line to keep its head facing safely away from him. Once the shark was back where it belonged, Captain Low cut the rope that was tied around the fin and released the shark. In the video, captured off the shore of an Island in NY, a fisherman is seen visibly in dismay as the shark wiggles around on the deck of the vessel with its body caught underneath the rail. Read More »

Dropping border adjustment plan limits tax-reform push

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Ryan , Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin , National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn , House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch have been meeting regularly to strike a plan that the GOP wants to push through Congress this year. Read More »

United Kingdom requests European Union migration study, 13 months after Brexit vote

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He also told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that it remained the Government's "long-term aim" to bring immigration down to "sustainable levels", ie the tens of thousands, but did not say when this would be achieved. In a separate development, United Kingdom home secretary Amber Rudd has sought to reassure European Union nationals that they will still be able to come to the United Kingdom to work during the transition phase after Brexit , although they will be required to register their ... Read More »

MSNBC Analyst: ICE Director Is 'Head of Violent Gang'

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Their proposal would allow police officers to perform an arrest without a warrant. "This bill sends a clear message - that in California, law enforcement officers are sworn to protect all residents, regardless of their immigration status". "This bill will guarantee that when ICE has expressed an interest in having someone detained by local law enforcement, they will not be released back into the community where they may pose a threat ", he added. Read More »

Irish PM says country won't 'design a border for the Brexiteers'

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The Irish government will not support proposals that result in checkpoints along the border, he said. "There is no proposal that is suggesting that there be a border in the Irish Sea". DUP MP Ian Paisley tweeted: "1 of 2 things will now happen 1". It stated: "2,471 enrolments by students from the Republic of Ireland who were funded through the FE block grant in the six Northern Ireland FE colleges, at a cost of £4.8m". Read More »

Germany: 1 dead, 4 wounded in knife attack at Hamburg market

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Officers detained him near the site. The motive for the attack was not immediately known, but German media said it could be terrorism-related. The police said they did not yet know the reason behind the attack or have any more precise information on the number of people injured. Read More »

BT profits sink 42 per cent following Italian accounting scandal

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Former telecoms monopoly BT has seen its profits dented by charges linked to its Italian accounting scandal . As part of that deal the two companies were issued a warranty as a protection against a slump in BT's performance. The unexpected payout to Orange and Deutsche resulted in first-quarter pretax profit falling by 42 percent, and sent BT shares down 2.3 percent to 308.7 pence by 1115 GMT, just above the 298 pence they hit on the day of the January profit warning. Read More »

BJP, CPM workers create havoc in Thiruvananthapuram

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This is the second time that the BJP's state office has come under attack when party president Kummanam Rajasekharan was present inside. "But the real culprits behind violence in Thiruvananthapuram are RSS and BJP groups", Kodiyeri said in a news conference. Read More »

BBCI: Gulnara Karimova, Uzbekistan ex-leader's daughter, 'detained'

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In a statement the Uzbekistan Prosecutor-General's Office said that "Gulnara Karimova has been charged" with crimes including fraud, money laundering and concealing foreign currency "and she has been held behind bars". "In the course of global cooperation, investigative bodies' decisions were sent to the relevant authorities of foreign countries to seize the said assets of the organized criminal group". Read More »

Scaramucci Compares Himself And Priebus To Cain And Abel

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Hours earlier, the White House communications director - who notably announced last week that he reports to Trump , not Priebus - copied the chief of staff in a tweet about leaks before deleting it. "In the phone call with Lizza, Scaramucci said he wanted to "[expletive] kill all the leakers", and, referring to himself in the third person, declared, " The swamp will not defeat him ". Read More »

Multi-County Sex Trafficking Ring Busted; 13 Victims Rescued

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Authorities say McNeil used stolen identities to rent apartments across California that were used as brothels and purchased luxury cars that were used to transport the victims throughout California and to Las Vegas, Nevada and Texas. Brown, 30, and Turner, 32, are now in custody, while McNeil is still at large. "They're coerced into it", McDonnell said. "Human trafficking, which includes sex and labor trafficking, is one of the fasting growing crimes in the world". Read More »

Nawaz Sharif steps down from the position of Pakistani PM

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The unanimous verdict was given by the five-judge bench and was read out by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan inside the packed courtroom 1 of the Supreme Court . According to the court, Sharif was banned for life from political activities. Pakistan's interior minister announced on July 27 that he will resign over differences with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ruling party. Read More »

House passes bill hitting Russian Federation with new sanctions

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Before coming into legal force the Bill needs the green light from the Senate and the signature of Mr Trump. "While the President supports tough sanctions on North Korea , Iran and Russian Federation, the White House is reviewing the House legislation and awaits a final legislative package for the President's desk", his spokesperson Sarah Sanders said . Read More »