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CNN Resignations A Sign Of The High Stakes In Covering Trump's Administration

CNN Resignations A Sign Of The High Stakes In Covering Trump's Administration Earlier this month, CNN had to correct another story in which Lichtblau was involved; it claimed that former FBI Director James Comey's congressional testimony would contradict Trump's claims that Comey told him several times that he was not under federal investigation. [Full Article...]

Iraqi forces recapture 2 neighborhoods from IS in Mosul's old city

Iraqi forces recapture 2 neighborhoods from IS in Mosul's old city Amid the progress of the Iraqi forces in Mosul , militants of the Islamic State launched series of suicide attacks after setting homes and cars ablaze in Tanak and Yarmouk districts, Western Mosul. The mosque's grounds remain under the militants' control. The Iraqi forces started attacking the western side of Mosul in February, a month after taking the side located east of the Tigris. [Full Article...]

Scant global confidence in Trump on foreign affairs

Scant global confidence in Trump on foreign affairs The "eroding image" of United States power is particularly pronounced in some of America's closes allies, including Canada, Mexico and Germany. When it comes to specific personal characteristics, 75 percent of the survey's participants saw Trump as arrogant, 65 percent viewed him as intolerant, and 62 percent felt that he's unsafe. [Full Article...]

North Korea Tests Rocket Engine Believed to Be for ICBM

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said earlier this month that the country is open to co-hosting the World Cup in 2030 with North Korea and other Asian countries. Bach arrives in South Korea on Friday to attend the closing ceremony of the biannual Taekwondo championships. Moon also shook hands with Chang Ung, North Korea's only member in the International Olympic Committee. [Full Article...]

Reality Winner's trial set for October

Reality Winner's trial set for October Prosecutors say reality victor took classified information home from work and gave it to a media outlet. It is part of a collection of material in the case beyond the documents allegedly leaked to the Intercept , an online news outlet. Prosecutors anticipate having all of their discovery documentation filed by August 25. Winner's Attorney:, Titus Nicholas explained, "Well what makes the case un... [Full Article...]

Trump Accepts Macron's Invitation to Attend Bastille Day Parade

Trump Accepts Macron's Invitation to Attend Bastille Day Parade PARIS: US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreed during a telephone call Tuesday on the need for a "joint response" in the event of another chemical attack in Syria, the French presidency said. Trump and Macron met last month in Brussels, Belgium, when they shared a notably lengthy handshake . Macron invited Trump to visit when they met for the first time at... [Full Article...]

Long-dated JGB yield ticks up in sympathy with global trends

Long-dated JGB yield ticks up in sympathy with global trends The local currency slipped to 95.72 Australian cents from 96.07 cents late yesterday and traded at 81.59 yen from 81.63 yen. He also said the ECB's stimulus will be gradually withdrawn as the euro zone economy improves. The announcement on Tuesday that U.S. Senate Republican leaders postponed a vote on a healthcare overhaul continued to fuel skepticism that U.S. President Donald Trump's admi... [Full Article...]

Just 17 Percent Of Americans Approve Of Republican Senate Health Care Bill

Just 17 Percent Of Americans Approve Of Republican Senate Health Care Bill McConnell needs at least 50 Republicans on board to pass the bill (Vice President Pence can be the 51st vote), which the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) says will cause 22 million Americans to lose their health care by 2020 by cutting Medicaid and individual subsidies to buy insurance. [Full Article...]

'Spider-Man Homecoming' Sequel Will Kick Off the MCU's Phase 4

It's cool. I like the idea that Peter Parker has been in the universe since the beginning. In the scene, young Peter attempts to stop one of the drones fighting Iron Man , who notices the boy, swoops in and kills the drone. As reported by Vulture, the film's producer, Amy Pascal , had the flawless answer for why Spider-Man: Homecoming's cast is diverse. While many of us would quite be happy ... [Full Article...]

Even Just Seeing Your Phone Nearby Can Mess With Your Brain Power

Even Just Seeing Your Phone Nearby Can Mess With Your Brain Power Researchers from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin conducted experiments with almost 800 smartphone owners. "Consumers who were engaged with ongoing cognitive tasks were able to keep their phones not just out of their hands, but also out of their (conscious) minds; however, the mere presence of these devices left fewer attentional resources available for engagin... [Full Article...]

Woman dies 2 years after being set on fire by ex-boyfriend

Woman dies 2 years after being set on fire by ex-boyfriend The 33-year-old was set on fire by ex-boyfriend, Michael Slager after an argument at a Gahanna , Ohio gas station in August 2015. But in the two years since that horrific day, she's reclaimed her story. Judy, a mother-of-two, defied the doctors to survive as long as she did and underwent 59 operations over the past couple of years in hospital. He took away my grandma's time, and most of all, he... [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court partially reinstates Trump travel ban

US Supreme Court partially reinstates Trump travel ban The State Department vowed to keep travelers and travel industry partners informed as it implements the order, and to keep the US Refugee Admissions Program "apprised of changes as they take effect". A new cap won't be in place until the start of the budget year in October, around the time that the Supreme Court considers the case. Vega said, even so, more people could enter if they prove ... [Full Article...]

U.S. panel maker pulls cladding from sale after Grenfell Tower tragedy

U.S. panel maker pulls cladding from sale after Grenfell Tower tragedy It follows checks on cladding from residential tower blocks, with all 95 samples submitted by councils so far failing fire safety tests. That includes information about what types of cladding and insulation material may be unsafe, how to get samples tested and what remedial action they should take if their cladding fails safety tests. [Full Article...]

President Trump gets a Bear Hug from India

President Trump gets a Bear Hug from India A White House official even told CNN that the two leaders shared common ground with their Twitter popularity - Trump has more than 32 million followers to Modi's 31 million - saying, "I think President Trump is slightly ahead of Modi, but I think this shows the kind of leaders they are". [Full Article...]

Cuomo, Trump lawyer clash over Russian Federation probe

Cuomo, Trump lawyer clash over Russian Federation probe Trump tapped Jay Sekulow earlier this month to join his legal team that is advising and defending him on FBI and congressional investigations looking into possible collusion between members of his 2016 campaign and the Russian government. [Full Article...]

Germany, Iran call for negotiations in crisis with Qatar

Germany, Iran call for negotiations in crisis with Qatar Underscoring the vitality of implementing Iran's nuclear deal with the six world powers- known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) - Schäuble said that his country welcomes expansion of banking cooperation with Iran , Tasnim news agency reported on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Mattis: Assad Heeded US Warning Against Chemical Weapons

Mattis: Assad Heeded US Warning Against Chemical Weapons Trump and Macron discussed the cooperation after the USA government after the Pentagon confirmed it had detected "potential" evidence of preparations for a chemical assault in Syria . officials said on Tuesday. Since the April 3 USA missile barrage, the US has had several confrontations with pro-Assad forces, shooting down a Syrian air force jet and an armed Iranian-made drone. [Full Article...]

GOP Sen. Bob Corker Blocks Arms Deal to Gulf Countries

GOP Sen. Bob Corker Blocks Arms Deal to Gulf Countries Meanwhile, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Sunday that it is inappropriate of some Arab countries to demand Qatar to shutdown Turkey's military base in the country, responding to the latest list of demands issued by the states boycotting the Gulf emirate. [Full Article...]

Deputies: Woman gives birth to child fathered by 11-year-old

Deputies: Woman gives birth to child fathered by 11-year-old Officials said Mowry and the victim continued with their sexual relationship multiple times while the boy was between the ages of 11- and 14-years-old. The Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office's Child Protective Division is also involved in the probe. Mowry is being held at Hillsborough County Jail She was arrested outside Busch Gardens theme park, where she worked as a waitress. [Full Article...]

DPRK: 'Too Late' For United Korean Team at 2018 Winter Olympics

DPRK: 'Too Late' For United Korean Team at 2018 Winter Olympics On Thursday, North Korea carried out another test of a rocket engine as part of the program developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead, and reaching the US mainland. While welcoming the North Korean taekwondo team, Moon said he was "delighted" to have accomplished the first "inter-Korean sports cooperation" in his administration, addin... [Full Article...]


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