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Trump has reversed campaign pledge to deport Dreamers

Trump has reversed campaign pledge to deport Dreamers The White House continues to study DACA. The decision however does not affect another Obama-era memorandum known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). A year ago the US Supreme Court deadlocked on the case, with the effect that the lower court ruling stood. "The fact is that most of our community is still living in fear because of the draconian immigration policies of thi... [Full Article...]

Trump Backs Off Plan to Attack Comey's Conduct

Trump Backs Off Plan to Attack Comey's Conduct Sen. Mark Warner, the committee's top Democrat, told reporters Wednesday the panel secured "a commitment" for the delivery of the documents, which recount a February meeting in which Trump allegedly pressed Comey to drop the bureau's investigation into ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn . [Full Article...]

Meet three front-runner Vice-Presidential candidates of BJP, elections on August 5

Meet three front-runner Vice-Presidential candidates of BJP, elections on August 5 Elections, if required, to the post of vice-president are scheduled to be held on 5 August. Ansari, who was first elected in August 2007, has completed two terms as Vice-President. The Chief Election Commissioner made it clear that no whip can be issued by political parties as the election is through a secret ballot. In the 243-member Rajya Sabha, the BJP has 56 members, while the Congress with ... [Full Article...]

Opp to play GST rollout party pooper?

Opp to play GST rollout party pooper? The Opposition, which is now considering to boycott the GST launch programme even after the country's biggest tax reform saw an all-party consensus, will only send across a signal that it is deliberately trying to deny PM Modi the credit for making things possible despite the odds. [Full Article...]

Who's Winning The Trump Media War Amid Meddling By Russia?

Who's Winning The Trump Media War Amid Meddling By Russia? Beyond selectively editing the CNN videos , they also fail to identify Bonifield as a CNN Health producer who lives in Atlanta, falsely implying that he's involved in the outlet's politics coverage, which is primarily produced out of Washington and NY; the Project Veritas operatives do not identify themselves as journalists, which is a major breach of ethical standards in all but a few journali... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump claims immigration crackdown is "liberating towns" from gangs

Donald Trump claims immigration crackdown is No one died in vain - I can tell you that". Championing the victims of illegal-immigrant crime was a hallmark of Mr. Trump's presidential run, and he vowed Wednesday follow through by quickly signing the bills when they reach his desk. The other bill is the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act , which would penalize jurisdictions that do not cooperate with federal immigration enforcement. [Full Article...]

Five found guilty of murdering Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov

Five found guilty of murdering Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov Aged 55, he had been working on a report examining Russia's role in Ukraine. But they still insist the evidence clearly shows that those close to Kremlin-loyal Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov - or Kadyrov himself - were actually behind the assassination. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent pleads not guilty to lying in Finicum shooting

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent pleads not guilty to lying in Finicum shooting The state police officers were deemed justified in shooting Finicum, a verdict which remains unchanged by Astarita's indictment , according to Oregon U.S. Astarita is scheduled to have a jury trial on August 29. Video footage recorded by a passenger in Finicum's truck shows that two shots were fired after Finicum stepped out of the vehicle, one shattering its window. [Full Article...]

Mainer sits down with Sen. Collins ahead of health care vote

Mainer sits down with Sen. Collins ahead of health care vote Here's how an administration source summed up the mood to Jonathan Swan last night: "I think we're going to pass this". The Senate Republicans' plan to overhaul the U.S. They include moderates who want more coverage protections, and conservatives who want greater savings or regulatory adjustments to strip away the Affordable Care Act . [Full Article...]

Brush fire threatens homes in San Clemente

Brush fire threatens homes in San Clemente No injuries have been reported, Kurtz said. Officials say that the area where people live is not threatened by the fire, but considered evacuating some streets before the sun set on Wednesday. At about 5:30 p.m., people began posting photos and videos of the fire. Officials have closed the base gate at Cristianitos Road and San Mateo Drive. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia Deports 15000 Qatar Camels — Spitting Mad

Saudi Arabia Deports 15000 Qatar Camels — Spitting Mad Mechanisms for sanctions are not mentioned, but a confrontation is likely once this deadline has passed. In the short term, Turkey and Iran have been supplying dairy produce and other food supplies to help Qatar. And the US and Saudi militaries work closely together as well. However, other players in the crisis are not so brotherly-minded. The question is that before a few days of cutting the ... [Full Article...]

More confusion after Supreme Court rules on travel ban

More confusion after Supreme Court rules on travel ban If you have connections to the USA and are from one of six Muslim-majority countries (Trump removed Iraq from a revised version of the travel ban in March), you're permitted to enter the country. Clearly, the lower courts, in their zeal to injure the Trump presidency, gave no thought to whether a "foreign national" has a connection to the United States. [Full Article...]

Putin aide blasts stall in Russia-US relations as 'impermissible'

Putin aide blasts stall in Russia-US relations as 'impermissible' The news comes on the heels of a report published by The Associated Press last week that said Trump has been pushing for a full bilateral meeting with Putin rather than just an informal "pull-aside" on the sidelines of the G20 summit. "He can't be too nice to Putin because it's going to be interpreted in a way that suggests he has a special relationship with Russian Federation", she said. [Full Article...]

Graft charge against Brazil's president filed in Congress

Graft charge against Brazil's president filed in Congress Brazilian President Michel Temer has made a decision to cancel a previously planned trip to Hamburg, Germany , for the upcoming G20 summit there, the presidential office said late Wednesday. The request for charges will be considered first by the House Constitution and Justice Committee, before going to a vote in the full House, probably at the end of July. [Full Article...]

#GPnews: Government to fund abortions for Northern Irish women in England

#GPnews: Government to fund abortions for Northern Irish women in England The amendment has been tabled by Stella Creasy , Labour MP for Walthamstow, and had cross-party support, adding to the pressure on Theresa May during the first big test of her authority since the election. It's being widely reported that the government is afraid it could lose the vote, and Downing Street has said it will announce later whether Conservatives will be whipped to vote against the... [Full Article...]

Truck carrying pigs crashes, shuts down busy Texas interstate

Truck carrying pigs crashes, shuts down busy Texas interstate Several of the pigs were left free to walk around the road. It's unclear what caused the crash at this time or if any pigs died in the fire. One group of pigs made wandered about a half mile away from the scene of the crash before being ushered back by police. [Full Article...]

United States issues tougher screening rules for inbound flights

United States issues tougher screening rules for inbound flights Airlines now covered by the ban might be able to allow passengers to carry laptops and other larger electronics into the cabin if they comply with the new security measures. "However, we are not standing on the sidelines while fanatics hatch new plots", he added. "It is up to the carriers how quickly they want to move". [Full Article...]

Vatican cardinal charged with sexual assault in Australia

Vatican cardinal charged with sexual assault in Australia Victoria police have not released details of the charges, but say there are " multiple complainants ", Australia's ABC News reports . Pell is the highest-ranking official in the Catholic Church to face criminal sexual assault charges in recent years. [Full Article...]

May meets Merkel in Germany ahead of G20 summit

May meets Merkel in Germany ahead of G20 summit Addressing the Bundestag after the chancellor, Thomas Oppermann - parliamentary group leader for the centre-left Social Democrats - said that Merkel should use the summit to create a "19-to-1 alliance" excluding the U.S. She vowed to stand her ground with Trump, saying that "the differences are obvious and it would be dishonest to try to cover that up". After Ross finished, Werner Bahlsen, hea... [Full Article...]

US Would Have 'No Problem' With Syrian Forces Attacking ISIS

US Would Have 'No Problem' With Syrian Forces Attacking ISIS The Raqqa Civil Council has freed 83 low-level ISIS militants who had not carried out any killings on behalf of the extremist group. It said at least 42 people were killed, identifying them as prisoners of Islamic State group. He also says that the U.S. has been "transparent and open about what types of weapons and how many we are providing". The local council was formed in April, includ... [Full Article...]


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