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Venezuelan agents seize two more court appointees: opposition


More than 7.5 million Venezuelans voted in an unofficial opposition referendum rejecting Maduro's plan. Venezuelans held a vigil in the capital Caracas Monday night for the more than 100 people killed during anti-government protests. "The rational for the selloff was the fear of sector sanctions after the USA threatened 'strong and swift actions.' This interpretation is not logical as the United States first pursues a risk-free approach of individual sanctions and is only [in the] early ... Read More »

Newborn abandoned in North California parking lot


Surveillance video from that smoke shop shows a man pulling up to a parking spot just after 3 p.m. on Monday. You see him drop the carrier before he gets back into the vehicle and eventually drives away. The newborn's 18-year-old father, Daniel Mitchell , was arrested later Monday when he was involved in a hit-and-run crash in Fairfield, White said. Read More »

Ryan says special counsel Mueller is not 'biased partisan'

Mueller III's Russian Federation investigation, building a case against what they allege are his conflicts of interest and discussing the president's authority to grant pardons, according to people familiar with the effort". "I think the facts will vindicate themselves, and then let's just go do our jobs". Ryan's defense of Mueller comes one day after White House counselor Kellyanne Conway slammed Mueller for his "band of Democratic donors". Read More »

Knife-wielding man detained in Spain's Melilla


One of the officers was treated after he received a small cut to one finger, Spain's Interior Ministry delegate for Melilla, Abdelmalik El Barkani, told reporters at a news conference. He was arrested and was being questioned by police. He also offered his support for the injured officer. The incident took place in an area between the Moroccan town of Beni Enzar and the Spanish-controlled city of Melilla on Tuesday, local media reported. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn denies misleading student voters


In the footage, which was uncovered by Guido Fawkes but is currently still available on Hussain's official Facebook page, the now re-elected Bradford East MP tells voters: "Just this morning Jeremy Corbyn has announced that the tuition fees will be abolished straight away from September if there is a Labour government and that we will bring back immediately EMA". Read More »

Trump blocks Chrissy Teigen after she tweeted 'lol no one likes you'


Oddly, it was a rather tame insult that sent him over the edge. King tweeted about Trump's daughter and the Cabinet, and that was it for him. This time, seems like Donald Trump could't handle it anymore. "You are a national embarrassment", Teigen responded to the message. "I just no longer find Trump trending topics or memes amusing". Despite his actions, that has not stopped the star from trolling the president. Read More »

Liam Fox's Brexit optimism is matched by President Trump's


Richard Griffiths, chief executive of the BPC, said it was a matter of reputation on the global stage. "A secure post-Brexit deal must be about Britain's future food security and safety". He launched the first trade and investment working group meeting with US trade representative Robert Lighthizer, and, in a breakfast meeting with members of Congress, spoke about the existing trading relationship between each of the 435 US Congressional Districts and the UK. Read More »

Parents, UK hospital clash over taking baby Charlie Gard home to die

The 11-month-old baby suffers from an extremely rare genetic condition causing progressive brain damage and muscle weakness, and his parents' long struggle to save him has drawn an global outpouring of sympathy. Hirano said there was as high as a 10 percent chance that the child's condition could be improved with treatment, a view not shared by Charlie's United Kingdom doctors who argued that travel to the US would cause the child undue suffering. Read More »

Warning shots by a us ship, against a ship by iranian


The Iranian ship came within 1,100 yards of the USS Mahan , closing the distance even after the USA ship maneuvered to open the distance. Not to mention all of the heavy weaponry on the Vella Gulf , a Ticonderoga-class cruiser which usually stands guard over aircraft carrier battle groups. Read More »

Senator McCain's daughter says went for hike with father


In a West Virginia speech before the National Boy Scout Jamboree, Trump sought to pressure Sen. Refreshingly, much of the conversation included well-wishes for McCain, from both sides of the political aisle. Republicans can only lose two votes for a majority without Democrats, and Sen. "As the scout law says, a scout is trustworthy, loyal", Trump said . Read More »

Expect Teddy Bridgewater to start camp on PUP list, Mike Zimmer says


From his redshirt sophomore through senior campaigns with the Green Wave, he started nearly every game as the team's left tackle. "Obviously going through the change that we did kind of halfway through the season [the resignation of Norv Turner as offensive coordinator], having worked with [new offensive coordinator] Pat [Shurmur], I think that really helped me just because we have a really good relationship and I felt like we were able to communicate". Read More »

Two Jordanians killed and Israeli injured in Amman embassy attack


Police said that the two Jordanians worked for a furniture firm and went to embassy for repairs, while another wounded Israeli could not be identified by Police. Muslim authorities claimed the move is a way for Israel to expand its control over the site, something denied by Jerusalem, which said the decision aims to to prevent further violence. Read More »

Justin Bieber Cancels 'Purpose World Tour'


Still according to the press release, it says that Justin was honored to be its 150 concerts on six continents. The three companies "sincerely apologise for the inconvenience caused" and said that all ticket buyers will receive full refunds through the original mode of purchase. Read More »

Hikers Rescued From Flash Floods in Arizona


He added hikers should always be vigilant as flash flooding doesn't always happen while rain is falling. Officials say they canyon normally has only a trickle of water, but flash floods raised the water level to up to 244 centimeters. One of them may need to be lifted out by helicopter because of his location. A flash flood emergency was in effect at 3:15 a.m ET for the Windham area. Read More »

Concerns about health care


Again, we urge you to reject efforts to repeal or replace the Affordable Care Act and work instead toward improvements that will increase access to affordable, quality health care coverage for all Americans. Virgin Islands in the House of Representatives from 1997 to 2015. Less noticed, but also critically important, is that fact that each governor holds in their hands today the ability to radically reshape Medicaid for their state's most vulnerable citizens regardless of the outcome of that ... Read More »

Duterte: Philippines May Suspend Mineral Resources Exports


Various local and worldwide groups and organisations, including the United Nations, have criticised the crackdown. The proposed Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN) bill will impose new taxes on fuel products and automobiles that is expected to raise P87.8 billion, and remove the value added tax exemptions on certain products and services to generate an additional P81 billion. Read More »

White House won't fight Russian Federation sanctions bill


New White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders indicated the president will sign new legislation imposing sanctions on Russian Federation. The similarities to President Trump do not stop there. On CNN, Scaramucci called Sanders "phenomenal" and also said he "loved the hair and makeup person that we had on Friday. It's okay with me if the president doesn't like certain things that I'm doing, we're all on the same team". Read More »

Pacific man dead after police chase through Jefferson County


Over 80 police vehicles responded to the incident and the stolen vehicle was peppered with gun shots on the windshield, the back window, and along the driver's side. Police said after realizing that he could not drive that car's manual transmission, Kershaw held the man, along with his family, at gunpoint while carjacking another citizen's vehicle at gunpoint. Read More »

East Tennessee Boy Scouts excited to hear Trump at jamboree


He did not specify who is included in "we". "Who the hell wants to speak about politics?" The comment drew laughs from the crowd and Trump gave Price a friendly pat on the shoulder, suggesting he'd been joking. "Otherwise", Trump tells the crowd, "I'll say: Tom, you're fired". Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., by name regarding the Senate vote. Trump, who is holding a traditional campaign rally Tuesday in OH, returned to his familiar campaign tropes Monday - claiming television channels ... Read More »

Russian Federation sees United States sanctions as 'counterproductive'

Initially passed by the Senate last month, the measures seek to impose new economic measures on major sectors of the Russian economy. The new sanctions include restrictions in the energy sector, and specifically target the Nord Stream 2 project, a joint venture involving Russian energy giant Gazprom and energy companies from Germany, France, Austria, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom to bring Russian natural gas to Western Europe via a pipeline in the Baltic Sea. Read More »

Philippines extends martial law in crackdown on Isis snipers


In his letter to Senate President Koko Pimentel and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez dated July 18, Duterte said government needs five more months to quell the rebellion in Mindanao . Security officials claimed that nearly one thousand pro-ISIS militants remain at large in the south of the country and are now holding 23 hostages. Read More »

White House 'supports' sanctions bill on Russian Federation, N


The 36-year-old also denied that Russians finance any of his businesses in the private sector. The meetings with the Senate and House committees come at a time when Kushner is involved with trying to calm down tensions in the Middle East, which broke out after Israeli-Arab citizens stabbed two Israeli policemen to death on Temple Mount on July 14th. Read More »

MI judge halts deportation of more than 1400 Iraqi nationals


The government, Goldsmith ruled, had ignored "the compelling confluence of extraordinary circumstances" presented by the group and said its position is "inconsistent" with the Constitution. Government lawyers, meanwhile, have argued that immigration courts - not federal ones - are the proper venue for deportation orders to be challenged. Read More »

Woman Pleads Guilty in Fiancé's Kayak Death on NY River


She also admitted to knowing that the weather would be unsafe, knew he was drinking, and also that he was not wearing gear and that caused a risk of death that she failed to perceive. "She loved Vincent. She cared for him". "By pleading guilty the defendant has acknowledged that Vincent Viafore's death was not simply a tragic accident, but the result of this defendant's criminal conduct", Orange County District Attorney David Hoovler said. Read More »

At least five hurt in Swiss chainsaw attack


Schaffhausen , a town of about 36,000 people north of Zurich, is near the Swiss-German border. Police released the CCTV image as they stepped up an worldwide manhunt for the 51-year-old, who they described as unsafe, aggressive and mentally unstable. Read More »

Govt minister Matt Canavan quits cabinet


Resources Minister and Queensland Liberal National Party senator Matt Canavan has resigned from cabinet after discovering he may hold dual Italian citizenship, potentially rendering him ineligible to hold office under s44 of the constitution. Read More »