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Two German women held in Iraq; Germany checking IDs of two more

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Linda Wenzel, 16, and the malnourished tot were found in the ruins of Mosul last week before being transferred to Baghdad, The Sunday Times reports. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory in the city where ISIS implemented its brutal brand of Sharia law over more than a million residents for three years. Read More »

DSP lynching case: 20 people arrested, says IG Kashmir

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One of the accused, Sajad Gilkar of Nowhatta was killed in an encounter between police and forces at Budgam on July 12. "The main culprits involved in the commission of this heinous have been identified and subsequently arrested", said Khan . Read More »

Trump Slams Press Over 'New Intelligence Leak' Against AG Sessions

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In a tweet , Trump called the disclosures an illegal new "intelligence leak", part of his continuing effort to try to shift the public focus to what he claims is a partisan attempt to undermine his presidency. Sergey Kislyak, the Russian Ambassador to the U.S., has told his superiors in Moscow that he had discussed matters related to President Trump's campaign with Attorney General Jeff Sessions , the Washington Post reported Saturday. Read More »

US President Donald Trump can't stop tweeting about his power to 'pardon'

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The Russian ambassador to the United States, Sergei Kislyak , a prominent figure in the controversy over Russia's possible involvement in the 2016 US presidential election , has ended his assignment in Washington. As Michael Beschloss, a presidential historian, explained on MSNBC this week, any attempt by Trump to try to pardon his way out of the stewing controversy would create a "constitutional crisis that would make Watergate look like a minor event". Read More »

Booker Group Plc (BOK) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by HSBC Holdings plc

Close Brothers Group plc (LON: CBG ) had its price objective hoisted by Liberum Capital from GBX 1,400 ($18.28) to GBX 1,535 ($20.04) in a research note published on Friday, July 14th. The firm's 50 day moving average is GBX 165.65 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 162.14. If you are reading this story on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of worldwide copyright and trademark law. Read More »

Playing the blame game over health care

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Earlier this week, Senate Majority Leader and Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell said he wanted to move ahead with straight-repeal legislation, but it's unclear if that will happen - Republicans now lack the votes needed to pass either option. Read More »

Israel insists metal detectors will stay in mosque despite rising violence

He gave no details, but current contacts are largely limited to security cooperation. Separately, four Israeli settlers living in the West Bank were stabbed by a Palestinian who entered their home. During questioning, Abed said he purchased the knife used in the stabbing two days prior with the intention of committing a terrorist attack in response to events surrounding security measures put in place at Al-Aqsa mosque, which is known in Judaism as the Temple Mount . Read More »

Prince George's Birthday: Four Years in Pictures

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Little Prince George is growing up! After wiping a away a few tears from the tot, the Duchess of Cambridge picked up Charlotte in her arms before climbing aboard their private jet. The pair were adorable during the Royal Tour as they waved to onlookers and photographers, copying what their parents often do. And that's what the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge want. Read More »

Poland's President puts pin in contentious Supreme Court reforms

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Duda said that "wise" changes to the judiciary were needed, but added that he was against strengthening the influence of the Attorney General over the Supreme Court. "Hungary's Prime Minster Viktor Orbán has actually said he will defend Poland from criticism from the European Union and is saying you know what, they are allowed to do it". Read More »

Sessions rising on Trump's agenda

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President Donald Trump is complaining about a Washington Post report that the Russian ambassador to the U.S. said he discussed election-related issues with U.S. The president also went after the Times for a Fox News story that said a report by the newspaper in 2015 had led a top ISIS leader to avoid being caught by the U.S. Read More »

Heavy Rain Friday - And Saturday Morning, Weather Service Says

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MST until 4:15 p.m. for July 23. According to the National Weather Service, waters off the Los Angeles and Ventura coastlines are posing danger to swimmers and surfers. "We're trending toward decreasing (thunderstorm) activity. but we'll still see some storms over the high terrain in the evening, especially in the San Juan Mountains". Read More »

Lagos LG Election : Police arrest 5 with incriminating materials

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The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) has explained why it has not announced the final results for Saturday's local government elections held in the state. He also hailed the electorate for maintaining peace during the election and the government for successfully conducting the election. Owoseni , who was represented by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Operations, Edgal Imohimi , said, "If you want to commit suicide, come out with your firearms because the police will ... Read More »

The upside to a presidential pardon

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Ford , named for the Republican president who held the White House from 1974-1977. Scholars have questioned the scope of the president's legal authority in issuing pardons, particularly to himself. "33,000 e-mails deleted?" he wrote , not specifying who was asking for a further investigation into Clinton's emails, the FBI having concluded their own investigation prior to the election. Read More »

Who sanctioned doctor's book on Madiba's last years?

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But the retired doctor, Vejay Ramlakan , said in an interview this weekend on the eNCA news channel that the Mandela family had requested that the book be written. "This warrants licences to be revoked, particularly of all those who were involved in the process of writing the book". She is the third wife of the Nobel peace prize and had previously been married to the first president of the Mozambique independent, Samora Machel, killed in a plane crash in 1986. Read More »

Palestinians injured in Jerusalem, West Bank clashes

The terrorist, who was shot and subdued by a neighbor, told investigators that he had purchased a knife two days before and was waiting to commit a terror attack in response to Israel's installation of metal detectors at the entrance to the Haram al-Sharif compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount. Read More »

Scattered Storms To Start The Week

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Wednesday night , mostly clear, with a low around 65. On Thursday , southerly to westerly wind increase just slightly. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. With highs closer to 80 instead of 90, it won't feel almost as oppressive as it did much of last week. Rain chances are down to zero overnight. Monday Night will become fair and warm. Read More »

Ex-ISRO chief UR Rao Passes away at 85

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He was the Isro chairman between 1984 and 1994 and was behind several successful launches, including India's first satellite Aryabhata and the Mars Orbiter Mission. He was the chancellor of Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology at Thiruvananthapuram. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan - the third highest civilian award - by the Indian government in 1976 for his contribution to Indian space technology. Read More »

Malaysia bans hit song 'Despacito' due to indecent lyrics

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Just hours after the Latin collab arrived on January 13, the Puerto Rican singers had a monster on their hands. Fonsi said in a statement that streaming has helped his music reach every corner of the planet. "My congratulations to Luis Fonsi , Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber , as well as everyone at Universal Music Latin Entertainment , Republic Records and Def Jam, on this tremendous accomplishment". Read More »

Gilas demolishes Iran as Canada wins Jones Cup

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For more sports coverage, visit the ABS-CBN Sports website . Korea (6-2) is playing Chinese Taipei-Blue (4-4) at presstime, but even if it loses and ties the Philippines at 6-3, the Koreans hold a winner-over-the-other advantage over the Nationals since they defeated Gilas, 83-72, last Wednesday. Read More »

Afghan Officials Report Multiple Deaths In Kabul Car Bomb Attack

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As per the details, the suicide attacker, who was driving the auto, exploded himself along with the vehicle near the residence of the deputy government Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq. A suicide attack killed prominent Shiite Muslim cleric Ramazan Hussainzada in the same region last month. Local media Tolo News , citing sources from Mohaqiq's office, reported that 20 people were killed and more than 20 others wounded by the explosion. Read More »

Gerard Pique's Twitter message appears to suggest Neymar is staying at Barcelona

Share your thoughts in the comment section or on the #AmoreNation community page . As we previously said buy out clause for the Brazilian global is 222 million euros, and the Saints now can not pull that kind of money. Sky Sports News has been told by sources close to Neymar that the Brazilian's chances of leaving are '90%'. For 23-year-old Argentine connected with Italians contract until the summer of 2022, the Vice-champion of Spain will have to pay 120 million euros. Read More »

Scaramucci: Trump still doesn't accept intelligence conclusion on Russian Federation

Tomorrow I'm going to have a staff meeting. In a " Fox News Sunday " interview, Scaramucci boasted about how he was "in the Oval Office" last week talking to Trump about the presidential powers to grant pardons. For one thing, he said in his own opinion - which he said was not the final decision - the White House should agree to put press briefings on camera again. Read More »

Victory for 'Dunkirk' and 'Girls Trip' at box office

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Playing on over 3,700 screens, and fuelled by the constant recommendation through social media to see the movie on IMAX (which assisted in $US11.7 million of the movie's opening weekend), " Dunkirk " ($US150 million budget) opened with a strong $US19.7 million on opening day. Read More »

Scaramucci said President Trump still unsure about Russian interference

On the Russian Federation stories, Scaramucci said on Fox that a "two-pronged approach" was needed, saying that "in some ways we want to deescalate things and have there be a level of diplomacy". His appointment was followed by the resignation of the spokesman of the White House Sean Spicer , a position placed under the orders of the Director of Communication. Read More »

Scaramucci Vows "Dramatic Action" to Stop Leaks From the White House

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Bringing in that very someone to become the communications director for the White House would surprise everybody else. The internet certainly seems to think so. The new White House Press Secretary joins a communication team of other female officials leading shops in their own departments. Deputy Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has largely taken over the briefings , turning them into an off-camera event. Read More »

Oklahoma teacher panhandles to raise money for school supplies

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Teresa Danks is a third grade teacher at Tulsa Public Schools who says her salary is $35,000 and spends between $2,000 and $3,000 on supplies for her students because of budget cuts, KOKI reports . Even before the cuts, public school education funding is already wildly uneven. In a few weeks, teachers will be heading back to school to get their classrooms ready for students. Read More »

Manafort, Trump Jr. in talks with Senate panel

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With regard to the issue of a president pardoning himself, there's a big academic discussion going on right now, an academic debate. Mr Trump cited his power to pardon in a series of tweets yesterday. that "all agree" that he has full power to pardon, following reports that his legal team is exploring his ability to pardon not only his allies and family members, but also himself. Read More »