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USA ethics chief resigns after clashes with Trump

USA ethics chief resigns after clashes with Trump Shaub is departing as Director six months before his five-year term was set to expire in January. However, Shaub had less success pressuring the administration to take action against senior Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway after she promoted a fashion line owned by the president's daughter, Ivanka Trump , during a TV interview . [Full Article...]

MEPs call for freeze in Turkey accession talks

MEPs call for freeze in Turkey accession talks European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has previously described the death penalty as a " red line' that would prevent Turkey becoming an EU member". "The pre-accession funds should also be stopped simultaneously", said Renate Sommer (Germany), standing rapporteur on Turkey for the European People's Party, in a press release. [Full Article...]

Turkish President warns Germany for not allowing to address immigrants

Turkish President warns Germany for not allowing to address immigrants Responding to suspected rumors that the Turkish president would defy the German government, Martin Schaefer said that doing so "would be an affront to the clearly expressed will of the government and a violation of German sovereignty". Erdogan is frequently accused by opponents of acting like a dictator, although he rubbishes the idea, noting that he is the first directly-elected president in Turk... [Full Article...]

Escaped SC inmate was captured in Texas

Escaped SC inmate was captured in Texas The inmates made their escape on a Tuesday morning, and remained on the run until they placed an order for pizza from a motel two days later; their hunger ultimately spelled their demise. Both men were sent back to prison. It is unclear how Causey managed to escape this time . After a 9.00am count came up short, officials did a roll call and realized the two were missing. [Full Article...]

Two US Bombers Hold Firing Drills With South Korean Forces

Two US Bombers Hold Firing Drills With South Korean Forces They also called on Russian Federation and China to take further steps to rein in North Korea . MDA told Congress in June that it plans to deliver 52 more THAAD interceptors to the U.S. Experts who analyzed the trajectory said it could reach Alaska, Slate reported . On the night after the launch, the US and South Korean military conducted a joint missile test using short range missiles into ... [Full Article...]

Area carjacking with girl in tow triggers Amber Alert

Area carjacking with girl in tow triggers Amber Alert Dillasenor is described as a Hispanic male, standing 5 feet 6 inches tall, with a thin build, with black hair and mustache and brown eyes. Authorities did not reveal whether there was any previous relationship between the suspects and the victims. [Full Article...]

Naby Keita Blow Dealt by RB Leipzig's Ralf Rangnick

Naby Keita Blow Dealt by RB Leipzig's Ralf Rangnick Last week, Guinean journalist Amadou Makadji claimed Klopp had spoken to Keita about a possible move to Merseyside, before the Reds approached Leipzig on Sunday evening. The in-demand Guinea worldwide has emerged as a top transfer target for the Reds once again following a string of impressive performances in the Bundesliga in the season just gone - helping Leipzig qualify for the Champions L... [Full Article...]

Sudanese Clubs Disqualified From CAF Competitions

Sudanese Clubs Disqualified From CAF Competitions In a statement released on Friday, CAF have confirmed that all three Sudanese teams competing in CAF's interclub competitions have been disqualified. The suspension means that Sudan's three clubs in continental tournaments have been disqualified by the Confederation of African Football . [Full Article...]

Bell overcomes spin to win NASCAR Truck race at Kentucky

Bell overcomes spin to win NASCAR Truck race at Kentucky Busch set a new track qualifying record in his run during Round 2 of knockout qualifying on Friday, and was awarded the pole when Round 3 was canceled by the arrival of severe weather at Kentucky Speedway. Completing the top 12: Ryan Blaney, Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson, Daniel Suarez, Keselowski, Joey Logano and Chase Elliott. Keselowski is the defending race victor. [Full Article...]

State Govt not taking flood situation seriously: APCC

State Govt not taking flood situation seriously: APCC An official report said the flood situation in Assam remains critical as new areas are submerged due to which almost four lakh people have been affected across 13 districts of the state. The ASDMA said the Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger mark in Neematighat (Jorhat), Tezpur (Sonitpur), Goalpara and is showing a rising trend. 41 thousand people are taking shelter at 128 relief camps being o... [Full Article...]

Alamo Fire Now Burning in Santa Barbara County

Alamo Fire Now Burning in Santa Barbara County It was burning near Highway 166 and was being pushed by winds. However, it hasn't threatened any structures or led to any injuries, Elms said. "Everyone, especially people with heart or lung disease (including asthma), older adults, and children, should limit time spent outdoors and avoid outdoor exercise when high concentrations of smoke and particles are in the air", Santa Barbara County said ... [Full Article...]

USA to conduct flight test of ballistic missile defense system

USA to conduct flight test of ballistic missile defense system When asked on Friday about a possible Australian missile defence system against such threats as a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile, Mr Turnbull said the Australian focus was on protecting deployed forces in the field. THAAD, which is a ground-based missile system that can defend against short-, medium- and intermediate-range ballistic missiles at the terminal stage of flight, became... [Full Article...]

Memorial to 5 slain Dallas officers unveiled one year after attack

Lorne Ahrens, 48, Officer Michael Krol, 40, Sgt. Michael J. Smith, 55, and Officer Patrick Zamarripa, 32, who were killed. The Houston Police Department gathered at 1200 Travis St. The city of Dallas is still grieving but there are signs of healing there too. Gov. Abbott said the community must stand behind officers in hopes of putting a stop to the attacks and restoring respect for them. [Full Article...]

Shock! Footage shows moment bride's helicopter crashes in Brazil

Shock! Footage shows moment bride's helicopter crashes in Brazil Rosemere do Nascimento Silva, 32, had a childhood dream to surprise her fiancé and guests by getting airdropped to the wedding venue in Brazil. Footage of the tragic moment the helicopter went down has since been released as part of the investigation into the crash. [Full Article...]

Mother stabs husband children to death, gives thumbs up in court

Mother stabs husband children to death, gives thumbs up in court Diana underwent surgery and is expected to remain in the hospital for up to three weeks, according to a GoFundMe page set up for the family. Police said a fifth child, a girl, survived but remained hospitalized with injuries described as serious. [Full Article...]

Louis minimum wage to decrease on August 28

Louis minimum wage to decrease on August 28 The city eventually won, and its minimum wage workers started seeing bigger paychecks in May. Gov. Eric Greitens signed Missouri Senate Bill 16 saying it can save the state's taxpayers money. Some analysts believe that Seattle's still-recent implementation is actually harming workers, all while cities like Minneapolis are newly deciding to take that plunge (albeit one that won't take effec... [Full Article...]

1800 homes evacuated as crews battle wildfire

1800 homes evacuated as crews battle wildfire However, if a cigarette butt flicked out the window starts a fire, expect a $575 fine. "With forest fuels drying out and lightning storms in the weather forecast, it is crucial to decrease the risk of human-caused wildfires so firefighters can concentrate on naturally occurring wildfires in the region". [Full Article...]

At odds with Trump, emerging giants back Paris climate deal, free trade

At odds with Trump, emerging giants back Paris climate deal, free trade In response, Mountain View is now joining a coalition of cities across the USA that are pledging to uphold the Paris Agreement . Nine other states and Puerto Rico have since joined that coalition. If we can, that's great. In early June, almost 340 US mayors (including La Crosse's Mayor Tim Kabat) signed a letter pledging to "honor and uphold the commitments to the goals enshrined in the Pa... [Full Article...]

Justice Department Changes Stance on Key Voting Rights Case

Justice Department Changes Stance on Key Voting Rights Case Under President Barack Obama, the Department of Justice joined the legal challenge of SB14. U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos, who twice ruled Texas' voter ID law intentionally discriminates against minority voters, will decide whether Texas' revised law meets all the court's remedies and whether to require the state ask permission to change voter ID laws in the future. [Full Article...]

Malala Joins Twitter, Gains Over 100K Followers In 30 Minutes

Malala Joins Twitter, Gains Over 100K Followers In 30 Minutes Yousafzai is the youngest person to have received the Nobel Peace Prize and the U.N. Messenger of Peace Designation. While she has now finished secondary school she knows that other girls won't have the opportunities she has been afforded. [Full Article...]


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