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US Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian ship

US Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian ship The 179-foot USS Thunderbolt is a Cyclone-class patrol ship armed with two 25mm Mk-38 machine guns, two.50-caliber machine guns and two automatic grenade launchers. Pentagon spokesman US Navy Capt. Jeff Davis previously told reporters that there had been 35 incidents of unsafe or unprofessional behavior by Iranian vessels in 2016, although the "vast majority" had occurred in the first half of th... [Full Article...]

BMW confirms electric Mini to be built in Oxford, dispelling Brexit fears

BMW confirms electric Mini to be built in Oxford, dispelling Brexit fears Today, BMW said the new battery-electric Mini will be a variant of the brand's three door model, with the fully electric auto going into production in 2019 . In order to react quickly and appropriately to customer demand, the BMW Group has developed a uniquely flexible system across its global production network. [Full Article...]

New ride coming to Orlando's Wizarding World of Harry Potter

New ride coming to Orlando's Wizarding World of Harry Potter While Universal Orlando is teasing the new ride, little concrete information about the roller coaster has been revealed. "This all-new thrill ride will take you deeper into J.K. While the concept of riding a dragon fit well within the theming of the Harry Potter land - and the well-decorated queue won favorable reviews from fans - the bare roller coaster tracks looming over the village of Ho... [Full Article...]

Trump slams attorney general for not probing Hillary Clinton

Trump slams attorney general for not probing Hillary Clinton The attorney general said last week he meant to stay in his post " as long as appropriate ". Trump told the New York Times in an interview last week that Sessions gave "bad answers" about his contacts with Russian Federation during his confirmation hearing. [Full Article...]

Charlie Gard's Parents Return to Court For Life Support Hearing

Charlie Gard's Parents Return to Court For Life Support Hearing But the Great Ormond Street doctors said it would not benefit him and would prolong his suffering. Mr Armstrong said Charlie's parents had made a decision following the latest medical reports and scans, adding that damage to the tot's muscle and tissue was irreversible. [Full Article...]

Woman Accused Of Murdering Fiancé By Tampering With Kayak

Woman Accused Of Murdering Fiancé By Tampering With Kayak Graswald initially said she and Viafore, of Poughkeepsie, New York , were kayaking on the Hudson on April 19, 2015, when choppy waters caused Viafore's kayak to capsize and she never saw him again, according to a police press statement. She said she's a good person, not a killer. The New York Daily News also reports that Graswald could have collected $250,000 in life insurance had the death b... [Full Article...]

Concerns about health care

Concerns about health care I'm against just repealing Obamacare because before Obamacare health care in the USA was heading in a bad direction. This reckless act would strip 32 million Americans of their coverage, double premiums and leave three out of four Americans with just one insurer, according to the Congressional Budget Office. [Full Article...]

Sell your wife if you can't build toilet, Bihar officer tells villager

Sell your wife if you can't build toilet, Bihar officer tells villager An Indian Administrative Service officer has told a villager in Bihar to "sell his wife" if he could not afford to build a toilet at home. To make it work, he tried to link it with dignity of women. The response he received was nothing less than shocking: "Go sell your wife if you can not arrange for Rs 12,000 to build a toilet". "Which man would say, "Take the dignity of my wife and give me Rs 12... [Full Article...]

At least five hurt in Swiss chainsaw attack

At least five hurt in Swiss chainsaw attack A local official in Zurich canton, Ruedi Karrer, told the 20Minuten website he had seen Wrousis in the Uhwiesen forest while walking his dog and believed the suspect had been staying there for about two weeks. Wrousis has been described as an aggressive and potentially mentally unstable man who has spent the last several months living in the woods. They later released another photo of Wrousis, w... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation warns against new USA sanctions

Restrictions against Moscow are part of the Countering Iran's Destabilising Activities Act, aimed not only at Tehran, but also North Korea. A vote on the bill is expected in the coming weeks, after which it will land on the president's desk for signing. [Full Article...]

Alphabet reports second-quarter earnings beat

Alphabet reports second-quarter earnings beat The shares were purchased at an average price of $962.22. Despite a 0.4% move higher from tech stocks, helped by Apple Inc . Here are a few other firms who have also updated their positions. The 3% decline that followed was a cause for alarm worrying a lot of the parties that have been closely following the company's progress. The company's 50-day moving average is $968.80 and its 200-day mov... [Full Article...]

Senators caught in a citizenship muddle

Senators caught in a citizenship muddle Canavan's concerns stem from the fact that his mother has Italian ancestry and he could have been automatically given Italian citizenship at birth. The Attorney-General revealed the solicitor-general had been dealing with Senator Canavan's situation for some time but did not say how long the government knew there may be an issue. [Full Article...]

Australia 'consistent' on asylum seeker policy despite UN backtrack claim: Bishop

Australia 'consistent' on asylum seeker policy despite UN backtrack claim: Bishop In April, the U.S. confirmed it would go through with a deal to resettle up to 1,250 refugees - which Australia had arranged with the Obama administration. 'If they have emails, if they have signatory documents that say Australia was going to resettle some of these people in Australia, put up or shut up, because I back the government right now on this issue'. [Full Article...]

What we've learned about Ivanka Trump's finances

What we've learned about Ivanka Trump's finances Kushner and Ivanka Trump's combined assets are worth at least $207 million but could reach more than $762 million, according to the documents. One posted online in May by the company US Immigration Fund, a private business based in Florida, also contains a reference to Kushner's appearance on the cover of December's Forbes Magazine , under the headline "This guy got Trump elected". [Full Article...]

Newborn killer whale calf dies, SeaWorld San Antonio announces

Newborn killer whale calf dies, SeaWorld San Antonio announces The calf, born to 26-year-old Takara in April, was the final orca to be been born in captivity at a SeaWorld park. Pneumonia is a common cause of death or illness in whales and dolphins in the wild and in aquariums, SeaWorld's website said. [Full Article...]

Don't believe the corporate media on voter fraud

Don't believe the corporate media on voter fraud The ruling from the federal court in Washington, D.C. relates to the controversial panel which critics argue is using bogus claims of " voter fraud " to compile data on almost every voter in the country-information that could then be used to actually supress the vote in future elections. [Full Article...]

Police look again at holding immigrants after Supreme Judicial Court ICE ruling

Police look again at holding immigrants after Supreme Judicial Court ICE ruling The state's Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) ruled Monday after the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement requested a court order that illegal immigrants facing deportation be held for up to 48 hours after their initial cases are resolved. Lunn, who is now in his 30s, was arrested October 24, 2016, on a single count of unarmed robbery. Baker, who opposes making MA a sanctuary state, signaled he w... [Full Article...]

Senate healthcare holdout Collins says she never got call from Trump

Senate healthcare holdout Collins says she never got call from Trump Senators Mike Lee and Jerry Moran voted against the bill last week; Senator Rand Paul, Rob Portman, Dean Heller, Ron Johnson, and Ted Cruz have voted against other versions of the bill. "The Senate is very close to the votes it needs to pass a replacement". In the White House surrounded by people he described as the victims of Obamacare , Trump firmly pushed GOP senators to support a high... [Full Article...]

Turkish, Egyptian FMs discuss Al-Aqsa crisis on phone

Mass protest prayers are held around Jerusalem's Old City and demonstrations there and in the occupied West Bank lead to clashes in which three Palestinians are killed . The White House is reaching out to global leaders to quell the crisis in Jerusalem , a senior administration official confirmed to CNN on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Trump Considers Replacing Jeff Sessions with Rudy Giuliani

Trump Considers Replacing Jeff Sessions with Rudy Giuliani That "someone", according to Axios's Mike Allen , might be former New York City Major and well-known Trump-supporter, Rudy Giuliani. Sessions said last week that he has no plans to step down, saying he loved his job and would stay as long as it was "appropriate". [Full Article...]


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