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Partly sunny morning holds chances for possible afternoon showers

Partly sunny morning holds chances for possible afternoon showers A somewhat subjective rating of the day's weather, on a scale of 0 to 10 . Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Winds: SW 10-15 miles per hour. Today . Partly cloudy. Showers and storms possbile. Chance of precipitation is 80%. The amount of precipitable water in this morning's Bellemont sounding at the National Weather Service is slightly above normal. [Full Article...]

Kabul vehicle bombing kills 24

The neighbourhood in which Monday's bomb detonated is home to many Shiite Hazaras, a persecuted ethnic minority who have been targeted many times in the past. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danesh said that 12 people had been confirmed dead, and that he expected the toll to rise. Protests and deadly street clashes hit the Afghan capital in the wake of the May attack as people incensed by secu... [Full Article...]

Snooty, world's oldest manatee in captivity, dies in 'heartbreaking accident'

Snooty, world's oldest manatee in captivity, dies in 'heartbreaking accident' The other three manatees undergoing rehabilitation in Snooty's habitat - Randall, Baca and Gale - are all fine. "Our initial investigation indicates that Snooty's death was a heartbreaking accident and we're all quite devastated about his passing", said Brynne Anne Besio, the museum's CEO, in a statement. [Full Article...]

Anthony Scaramucci: President Trump Is 'Thinking About Pardoning Nobody'

Supreme Court. "All I'm doing by deleting the tweets is sending a message", The Mooch explains, apparently trying his best to not have to talk about the op-ed. "I want to be there to help aid and abet his agenda", he said. "Will make a great President". In March 2015, Scaramucci criticized Putin this way: "tyrants usually can't get out of their own way", and sharing an opinion article that ... [Full Article...]

Trump's lawyer says they never discussed pardons

Trump's lawyer says they never discussed pardons Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., also said they are negotiating with Trump Jr. and Manafort about possibly turning over documents. The Trump administration is now under investigation by both Congress and the FBI over his presidential campaign's possible ties to Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Trump Jr. meeting relevant to Russia probe: US special counsel Mueller

Trump Jr. meeting relevant to Russia probe: US special counsel Mueller The Post reported Friday night that Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak was previously picked up in US intelligence intercepts telling his Russian colleagues that he talked with Sessions twice past year about the campaign. "The President's lawyers are cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller on behalf of the President", Dowd added. While Trump has assailed the probes as a par... [Full Article...]

Chris Johnson's Forecast | Steam gives way to storm chances

Chris Johnson's Forecast | Steam gives way to storm chances High temperatures with be cooler and only reach the upper 70s. The weather over western NC is still being controlled by a ridge of high pressure at the surface and aloft. Highs will be in the 80s and 90s. A few storms could become strong to severe, with damaging winds the primary threat along with risky lightning. We do expect watches and warning this afternoon, so stay with abc27 for more updat... [Full Article...]

United States appoints Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary

United States appoints Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary Scaramucci , 53, now serves as the senior vice president and chief strategy officer at the Export-Import Bank. On a Fox News in August 2015, Scaramucci called Trump a "hack politician" who used "divisive" language. This is why amateurs shouldn't be working as the President's communications director . Later in the morning, Trump responded to reports that the White House won't "rule ... [Full Article...]

Erdogan calls for swift end to Gulf dispute

Erdogan calls for swift end to Gulf dispute He is due to travel to Qatar on Monday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday arrived in the Saudi city of Jeddah on the first leg of his Gulf tour that will also include Kuwait and Qatar, aimed at defusing the stand-off between Qatar and its Arab neighbours. [Full Article...]

Repealing Obamacare without replacement would see 32m lose health insurance - CBO

Repealing Obamacare without replacement would see 32m lose health insurance - CBO On Wednesday, the Senate unveiled a bill that would do that, but would delay its implementation by two years to give lawmakers time to devise a replacement plan. The GOP-proposed bill would also reduce the federal deficit by 473 billion USA dollars from 2016 through 2026, according to the report . The net result would be $473 billion in savings to the federal government. [Full Article...]

2 girls among group rescued at NC coast after boat overturns

2 girls among group rescued at NC coast after boat overturns The rowers, who are believed to have left Canada recently, were rescued off the Cork coast this afternoon, July 21. Valentia tasked the Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 117 and the Air Corps Casa plane to go to the scene. The Coast Guard said the quick beacon alert "highlights that if you can raise the alarm and stay afloat , then you stand a very good chance of being rescued". [Full Article...]

Israeli embassy in Jordan hit by deadly attack

Police said the two Jordanians had gone into the building to carry out "carpentry work". The heavily protected embassy is located in the Rabiyeh neighbourhood, an affluent part of Amman. Israel shut off the mosque compound on July 14 after Arab Israelis attacked and killed two police officers nearby. Israel has also installed security cameras at the contested shrine. [Full Article...]

Metal Detectors Lead To Violence Between Israelis And Palestinians

Zeid explained that the call is meant to coordinate the possible measures that could be taken by Organization of Islamic Cooptation (OIC) members over Israeli violations at the Al-Aqsa Mosque. The violence was prompted by Israel's installation of metal detectors at entry points to Al-Aqsa compound in Beit-ul-Muqaddas. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said in a visit to Halami... [Full Article...]

Dallas' Jordan Spieth wins British Open in turnaround for the ages

But the break of the tournament - and a moment that will rate alongside Seve Ballesteros making birdie from the vehicle park when he won at Royal Lytham & St. He was feeling it himself. Spieth celebrates his title. Spieth appeared to be headed for a double bogey at best. Spieth's first Claret Jug will live on for what he did and did and did at No. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says he has 'complete power' to pardon amid Russian Federation probes

Donald Trump says he has 'complete power' to pardon amid Russian Federation probes Mr Trump remains furious over multiple investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. In a typical early morning post Saturday, Trump insisted that the president "has the complete power to pardon", while implying that he has no need to use it because the "only crime so far is LEAKS against us" - which he characteristically labeled as "FAKE NEWS". [Full Article...]

Teacher takes to the streets to gather school supplies for stude

Teacher takes to the streets to gather school supplies for stude Those interested in donating can email Danks here, though she stresses people should donate to teachers in their neck of the woods as well. Danks, who started teaching in 1996, said it's never been a financially rewarding profession, but lately "it's just getting harder and harder". [Full Article...]

Anthony Scaramucci apologises for describing Donald Trump as hack politician

Anthony Scaramucci apologises for describing Donald Trump as hack politician Fresh on the job, Scaramucci found himself talking about one of the President's tweets . "He called me from Air Force One". Al Franken appeared at a loss, responding, "What can you say?" Scaramucci concluded his 2016 FoxBusiness.com column writing , "Democracy is a device that ensures the people shall be governed no better than they deserve". [Full Article...]

Spicer exits as Trump shakes up his beleaguered press team

Spicer exits as Trump shakes up his beleaguered press team President has the complete power to pardon, why think of that when only crime so far is LEAKS against us. Trump responded to the report on Twitter on Saturday, complaining about "illegal leaks". Jay Sekulow , a member of Trump's legal team, said on ABC's "This Week" that there was no need for Trump to pardon anyone. Only Rosenstein can fire Mueller, and he's said he won't do it without "go... [Full Article...]

Harry Kane wants Tottenham stay after Manchester United transfer link

Harry Kane wants Tottenham stay after Manchester United transfer link Or perhaps, Tottenham interest, or 'alleged' interest, was part of the Adrien Silva marketing campaign. The former Espanyol and Southampton boss claimed earlier this week that he is "calm" over his side's lack of new arrivals this summer, as fully trusts the younger members of the squad to step up when called upon. [Full Article...]

Venezuelan's opposition calls new strike, violence flares

Venezuelan's opposition calls new strike, violence flares National guard troops launched tear gas in at least one location in Caracas , blocking protesters with clouds of white gas and rows of officers on motorcycles. "We are not going to let them destroy our fatherland", said Delcy Rodriguez, who left her post as foreign minister to stand for the new congress. Maduro faces widespread pressure from overseas to abort the assembly, including from U.S. [Full Article...]


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