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Germany: Turkey withdraws request for info on 700 firms

Germany: Turkey withdraws request for info on 700 firms Germany has lashed out at Turkey over the arrest of Peter Steudtner, calling allegations against him and other activists as baseless and in line with a wider crackdown launched by Erdogan against the dissent since a failed coup a year ago. "He is jeopardizing the centuries-old partnership", Schaeuble told German daily Bild in an interview publish in its Monday edition. "We can not allow ourselve... [Full Article...]

Giuliani Defends Sessions, Is Not a Contender to Replace Him

Giuliani Defends Sessions, Is Not a Contender to Replace Him The fresh attack comes days after the president expressed his discontent with Sessions for recusing himself from an Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election, paving the way for independent investigator Robert Mueller. [Full Article...]

GOP Rep. Uses Audio Of Baseball Practice Shooting In Senate Ad

GOP Rep. Uses Audio Of Baseball Practice Shooting In Senate Ad Brooks has made guns a focus of his campaign after the shooting, sponsoring a "Congressional Self-Defense Act" that would allow federal lawmakers to carry guns in the U.S. That controversial move was panned by Brooks and other unusual critics. Brooks is one of three major GOP candidates in the primary - Luther Strange , the former attorney general of Alabama, and Roy Moore , a former chief jus... [Full Article...]

Trump staffers contradict themselves on President's sudden interest in pardon powers

Trump staffers contradict themselves on President's sudden interest in pardon powers The power of the president to pardon himself, however, has not been as extensively tested. "We're not researching the issue because the issue of pardons is not on the table", Sekulow said. The best thing you can say about Sessions at the end of this week is that he still has a job. That's the opposite of what the White House has said over the past few days: That Trump has no pardon pla... [Full Article...]

Parents accused of giving newborn baby narcotics

Parents accused of giving newborn baby narcotics One of the drugs found was Suboxone, a prescription pain medication also used for addiction treatment. She said she found numerous items of drug paraphernalia. Child abuse based on the offense of child endangerment is normally a misdemeanor, but endangerment that results in mental illness or serious physical illness or injury is a felony. [Full Article...]

Duterte vows to continue war on drugs in Philippines

Duterte vows to continue war on drugs in Philippines I value human life the way I value mine. In a wide-ranging speech at the House of Representatives in Quezon City, Duterte said that since his election in 2016 he has attempted to stamp out addiction and illegal drug use. More than 2,000 other people have been killed in drug-related crimes, according to police data. Duterte won congressional approval on Saturday for an extension of martial law ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump can pardon himself, says president's lawyer

Donald Trump can pardon himself, says president's lawyer The tweet came as Republicans are struggling to pass health care reform and as Congressional committees led by Republicans investigate whether Trump colluded with Russian Federation in the 2016 election. Grassley tweeted late Friday that Trump Jr.'s interview, while not public, will still be on the record. Republican members of Congress are also participating in various investigations of h... [Full Article...]

Trump Sensed Dossier Threat From James Comey

One adviser said the president's comments to the Times did not reflect any new desire by Trump to fire Sessions, though they acknowledged that the attorney general's response to the public denigration was less certain. It's not just Obama administration veterans who have concerns. "I could not imagine President Bush saying something like that about really anyone who worked for him", Wood said. [Full Article...]

Philippine Parliament Extends Mindanao Martial Law

Philippine Parliament Extends Mindanao Martial Law On Saturday's joint session of Congress that voted to extend martial law, Samira Gutoc, an aid worker, decried human rights violations against Marawi City residents under military rule, including blindfolding rescued civilians, putting a special child under interrogation, and ordering evacuees to strip naked for inspection. [Full Article...]

Mandela doctor's tell-all book pulled from shelves

Mandela doctor's tell-all book pulled from shelves The book recounts how Mandela had to wait for 30 minutes for a backup ambulance after the one transporting him to hospital caught fire on the highway. Vijay Ramlakan compromised himself and Mandela, whom he had the privilege to serve. He said the book might contain ethical violations. Madiba's granddaughter, Ndileka Mandela, did not take kindly to the publication of her grandfather's health deta... [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions and the Russian ambassador

Jeff Sessions and the Russian ambassador Kushner adds: "I have no improper contacts. I have not relied on Russian funds to finance my business activities in the private sector", Kushner wrote . The three men are at the center of a controversial June 2016 with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya. Kushner denied reading the full email forwarded to him by Donald Trump Jr. [Full Article...]

Livid Minneapolis citizens take over mayor's press conference to protest police brutality

Livid Minneapolis citizens take over mayor's press conference to protest police brutality Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called it "shocking" and "inexplicable". "I've decided I am willing to step aside to let a fresh set of leadership eyes see what more can be done for the MPD to be the very best it can be", Harteau said in a statement on Friday. [Full Article...]

US Military Plane Intercepted by Chinese Fighter Jets

US Military Plane Intercepted by Chinese Fighter Jets China and the USA have been at loggerheads over the communist superpower's disputed claims to large swathes of the strategically important South China Sea. Sansha Municipality was set up in 2012 and they also have a stadium in the island where lot of activities had taken place. The Kexue left Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong Province on July 10 for a maritime scientific expedition and stopped... [Full Article...]

BBC female reporters set to sue over gender pay gap

BBC female reporters set to sue over gender pay gap A number of male presenters came forward and said that something should be done. Under UK law, it is illegal for two people doing the same job to be paid at different rates due to their gender. The total bill for the 96 personalities was £28.7m but the figures in the report reveal large disparities between what men and women are paid. Faced with criticism for the imbalance across the board, the ... [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka Navy Saved Drowning Elephants

Sri Lanka Navy Saved Drowning Elephants The jumbos are residents of the Foul Point jungle, close to where they were drawn into the water. Sri Lanka Navy today came to the rescue of two more elephants that were swept out to the sea. The Sri Lankan Navy had rescued another elephant in a similar predicament on July 11. They have been listed as endangered since 1986 with the species pre-eminently threated by habitat loss, degradat... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Jr. adds Washington lawyer to legal team

Donald Trump Jr. adds Washington lawyer to legal team Speaking to reporters at the site of the Western Conservative Summit in Denver, he said that Trump's private legal team is "not researching it because it's not an issue". "He was just making the statement about the power of pardons". "We certainly want to know about several of the meetings that have been alleged to have taken place, obviously the meeting with Donald Jr. [Full Article...]

More than 2500 products 'have shrunk'

More than 2500 products 'have shrunk' A range of products have become subject to shrinkflation in recent years, such as Maltesers, Mars and Snickers, with manufacturers citing rising raw material costs. Changes in packet sizes for candies has increased the inflation rate by 1.22 per cent. USA maker Mondelez said the move was a bid to cut costs as raw materials such as sugar and cocoa beans - a key ingredient in chocolate - have rise... [Full Article...]

Gas prices rise for first time since April

Gas prices rise for first time since April After falling in recent weeks, gas prices across the Sunshine State are starting to increase with the state average rising 7 cents across the last week, the second largest weekly increase in the nation behind Indiana. "That wasn't at all expected this year", he said. While still below the yearly average of $2.31 per gallon, that is up from where prices were earlier in the month and higher than gas... [Full Article...]

Arrested In Police Officer Ayub Pandith's Killing By A Mob In Srinagar

Arrested In Police Officer Ayub Pandith's Killing By A Mob In Srinagar He further said, a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Sajid Ahmad Gilkar, who played a key role in instigating the mob to lynch DSP Ayub Pandith, was killed by security forces in Budgam district on July 12, the Jammu and Kashmir Police confirmed on Monday. [Full Article...]

German girl found in Mosul is in good health

German girl found in Mosul is in good health However, an Iraqi soldier was quoted by the Sun as saying: "I don't know for sure that it is her baby, but she keeps him with her always". She will be interrogated next week by Iraqi officials. It's not clear yet whether she will return to Germany, he said. Haase said "the public prosecutor's office Dresden has not applied for an arrest warrant and will therefore not be able to request extraditi... [Full Article...]


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