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Iconic French leader Simone Veil dies at 89

Iconic French leader Simone Veil dies at 89 Domestically, she spoke openly against the far-right National Front (FN), and about her pacifism and experiences during World War II. Some even compared her behaviour to that of the Nazis. In 1975, she led the legislation that legalized abortions in France. "We can no longer shut our eyes to the 300,000 abortions that each year mutilate the women of this country, trample on its laws and humiliat... [Full Article...]

Ky Firefighters Head West to Help Battle Arizona Wildland Fires

Ky Firefighters Head West to Help Battle Arizona Wildland Fires As of Wednesday, the wind-whipped blaze had charred 21,000 acres, while firefighters have managed to carve containment lines around just 1 percent of the perimeter. Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper declared a disaster emergency earlier Thursday, allowing the National Guard to help if needed. The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office says it is lifting evacuations for residents of Mayer, population ab... [Full Article...]

One killed, one injured in officer-involved shooter after carjacking, chase

One killed, one injured in officer-involved shooter after carjacking, chase Archer confirmed some details of initial accounts about what happened, as shared with us earlier today by a DPD spokesperson - but other elements have shifted. Englewood officers became involved when the chase passed through their jurisdiction. This led to another PIT maneuver near West Louisiana Avenue and Bannock Street, which was successful at stopping the vehicle. [Full Article...]

Small Plane Crashes On 405 Freeway In Southern California

Small Plane Crashes On 405 Freeway In Southern California Orange County Fire Captain Larry Kurtz said the Cessna 310 crashed at 9:30 a.m. He says both were pulled from the fiery wreckage and were taken to a hospital with "traumatic injuries". Several drivers stopped to help the plane's two occupants before firefighters arrived to douse the flames and treat the injured. The airfield was closed to arrivals for a short time, with two flights diverted to O... [Full Article...]

Check Out The First Trailer For My Little Pony: The Movie

Check Out The First Trailer For My Little Pony: The Movie My Little Pony: The Movie will be in cinemas on 20 October. The trailer for the upcoming horsey flick is here, and it looks...well like it's meant for kids. My Little Pony: The Movie is due in theaters October 6th and stars newcomers Emily Blunt , Kristin Chenoweth , Liev Schreiber , Michael Peña , Sia , Taye Diggs , Uzo Aduba and Zoe Saldana . [Full Article...]

Texas Court Questions Right Of Benefits For Gay Spouses

Texas Court Questions Right Of Benefits For Gay Spouses In a unanimous decision, the Texas court reversed a lower court's ruling upholding the city of Houston's decision to extend benefits to the same-sex spouses of city employees, and sent the case back to the lower court to be retried. Jim Obergefell speaks at a press conference at the state capitol in Austin, Texas, following the Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality in June 2015. [Full Article...]

United must raise Perisic offer

Inter, however, are said to be unhappy with the size of the bids and want closer to €50m (£44m) - a fee United are not willing to pay. Inter have been under pressure to raise €30m from player sales by the end of June to comply with UEFA's Financial Fair Play regulations and the club are confident that they will be able to balance their books by the end of the day. [Full Article...]

Lionel Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo's Wedding in Argentina

Lionel Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo's Wedding in Argentina Footballer Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is all set to marry his childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo . Messi also reached out to Barcelona crew members, such as the team doctors, physios, and masseurs, although, conspicuously, he did not invite recently-departed ex-Barcelona coach Luis Enrique or the rest of his staff. [Full Article...]

Arsenal willing to pay more than £45m for Alexandre Lacazette of Lyon

Arsenal willing to pay more than £45m for Alexandre Lacazette of Lyon He had been set to join Atletico Madrid this summer but that move fell through after the La Liga giants' transfer ban was upheld. Aulas believes that the Arsenal man wants to stay at the Emirates but will make a move if the North Londoners sign one or two new strikers. [Full Article...]

Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough fire back at Trump over 'obsession'

Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough fire back at Trump over 'obsession' Trump uses Twitter prolifically and often as a vehicle to attack critics, including the " Morning Joe " hosts, but Thursday's tweets were seen by many as offensive. Scarborough and Brzezinski also offered a response in the Washington Post on Friday. In a startling accusation, the co-hosts, who are engaged to be married, said members of the administration threatened bad publicity again... [Full Article...]

Federal judge blocks California ban on high-capacity mazaines

Federal judge blocks California ban on high-capacity mazaines The judge ruled that the ban approved by the Legislature a year ago takes away gun owners' Second Amendment rights and amounts to the government taking people's private property without compensation. With estimates of more than 100 million magazines capable of holding 10 or more rounds in circulation in the country, and the devices legal in 43 states without regulation, the plaintiffs argue that b... [Full Article...]

Former TEPCO bosses on trial over Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan

Former TEPCO bosses on trial over Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan Three reactors had meltdowns after a tsunami hit the Fukushima Nuclear Reactor, located around 280 kilometers (roughly 170 miles) north of Tokyo , in 2011. The trial is the first to consider criminal prosecution of officials responsible for the plant over alleged failures to take adequate safety measures, reports Efe news. [Full Article...]

Ken Paxton, 9 other states urge Trump Administration to end DACA

Ken Paxton, 9 other states urge Trump Administration to end DACA Stay in touch: Do you want to get this roundup via email? That part went into operation and has benefitted almost 900,000 younger immigrants who had not obtained legal status. The states gave Sessions until September 5 to rescind DACA, saying that if he doesn't, they will amend their complaint in the pending case against DAPA to include DACA. [Full Article...]

NRA ad against Trump protests continues to garner strong reactions

NRA ad against Trump protests continues to garner strong reactions Dana Loesch is the national spokeswoman for the National Rifle Association . This isn't the first of these controversial videos , this one was made previous year and claims that true empowerment for women comes in the form of gun ownership. [Full Article...]

National Enquirer's Lead Story Exposed Joe and Mika 'Cheating Scandal — Surprise

National Enquirer's Lead Story Exposed Joe and Mika 'Cheating Scandal — Surprise Let that sink in for a moment because that's the reality we live in. " Morning Joe " hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski have postponed a vacation in order to respond to President Donald Trump's Twitter attack , saying Trump's claim that Brzezinski was "bleeding badly from a face-lift" in a December encounter was a lie. [Full Article...]

Marine Le Pen Charged over Parliamentary Funding Scandal

Marine Le Pen Charged over Parliamentary Funding Scandal She was then charged in a process known as "mise en examen" triggered when there is serious and consistent evidence showing likely involvement in a case. Ms Le Pen ran for President in France's May election, on an anti-immigration, anti-EU platform. In February, the European parliament said it would start docking Le Pen's pay unless she paid the money back. [Full Article...]

DDA's new housing scheme, 12000 flats on offer

DDA's new housing scheme, 12000 flats on offer A person interested in this scheme will have to collect brochure which will cost around Rs 150 to Rs 200 from the DDA sales counter which situated at Vikas Sadan, New Delhi . The online response was so massive that the DDA's official website crashed soon after the launch. But if an applicant withdraws after the date of the draw but before the issue of demand and allotment letter, 25 per cent of t... [Full Article...]

Illinois Budget deal still up in the air

Illinois Budget deal still up in the air A bill that would increase Waltham's spending authority has cleared the Illinois General Assembly. "We're going to put it up for a vote", he said, "because we know that, on July 1 in the state of IL, we're going to peering into the darkness if we do not have a budget". [Full Article...]

Ceasefire violation: Indian diplomat summoned over LoC firing

Ceasefire violation: Indian diplomat summoned over LoC firing On 26 June, the occasion of Eid-ul Fitr, the Pakistani Army had resorted to firing by small arms and automatic weapons and shelling of mortars along the LoC in Bhimbher Gali (BG) sector of Rajouri from 2015 hours till midnight. "It continued till evening, intermittently, but has stopped now", added an official. Abdul Wahab, 22, was hit by shrapnel from a mortar shell as he made his way to Dothil... [Full Article...]

Germany votes for 50m euro social media fines

Germany votes for 50m euro social media fines On a day overshadowed by a historic vote to legalize same-sex marriage , German lawmakers formally approved a new law that will expose social media companies such as Facebook to heavy fines if they fail to take down hate speech and other criminal content. [Full Article...]


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