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No entry for driverless cars in India and this is why


India's Transport and Highways minister has told reporters that the government there will not allow driverless cars because of the effect they would have on jobs in the country. India's unemployment rate for 2017-18 is expected at 3.4 percent, according to the United Nations International Labour Organisation. India's rebuff of driverless cars comes as a blow to ride-hailing companies such as Uber trying to enter its market. Read More »

Donald Trump Jr. adds Washington lawyer to legal team


The column notes that in the history of our country, a president has never pardoned himself, and there is no clear legal authority giving the president the right to do so. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal , John Dowd, another Trump attorney, denied news reports that Trump's legal team was working to stymie Mueller's probe by highlighting conflicts of interest. Read More »

Donald Trump Attacks 'Sleazy Adam Schiff' On Twitter


Schiff was correct. The problem isn't how much Schiff is on television, but the fact that the President Of The United States watches more TV than a shut-in. White House Counsellor, Kellyanne Conway made a similar remark to Trump's in an interview on "Fox & Friends".mConway said Schiff had spent more time on television that he had in hearings overseeing his committee's Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Israel removes metal detectors at Jerusalem holy site

It violates the individual's personal space. "The Security Cabinet accepted the recommendation of all of the security bodies to incorporate security measures based on advanced technologies ("smart checks") and other measures instead of metal detectors in order to ensure the security of visitors and worshippers in the Old City and on the Temple Mount", the cabinet said in a statement referring to the al-Aqsa compound by the Israeli term. Read More »

Trump 'very dissappointed' in AG Sessions


So Trump picked him for attorney general. Earlier, President Trump referred to the attorney general in a tweet as "beleaguered ". According to several reports , the President has spoken to senior advisers about replacing Sessions , with some suggesting that former NY mayor Rudy Giuliani could be in line to take up the position. Read More »

Venezuelan agents seize two more court appointees - opposition


Marco Rubio and the Central Intelligence Agency of plotting to topple the government of President Nicolás Maduro. The Mexican Secretariat of Foreign Affairs and the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs refuted on Monday the allegations of the official Caracas that they had been allegedly working together with the USA intelligence against Venezuela. Read More »

Dominion Midstream Partners, LP (DM) Downgraded to Strong Sell at BidaskClub

As per Monday, August 10, the company rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse. Further, company shares have been recently trading -11.13% away from the 52 week high and 18.02% away from the 52 week low. Narwhal Mgmt holds 21,330 shares. Advantus Cap Mngmt reported 34,500 shares. Moreover, Diversified Invest Strategies Ltd Com has 1.17% invested in Apollo Education Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL). Read More »

DC Carry Ban Ends?


The D.C. Circuit weighed those regulations against the text and history of the Second Amendment and found the regulations to be constitutionally deficient. Police received 85 concealed carry permit applications, compared to 61 in the six previous months, according to the Washington Times . SAF sent Breitbart News a press release on the ruling. Read More »

Netanyahu condemns Palestinian stabbing attack


Channel Two News reported that the assailant was a Palestinian, Omar al-Abed, 20, from the village of Kobar, near Ramallah in the central West Bank. Israeli media reports said the attacker was shot but survived. She is accused of "aggravated incitement" against Jews. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced the attack as "an act of terror, carried out by an animal who was incited with unfathomable hatred". Read More »

Pope's top aide in court charged with historical sex abuse


The cardinal, who is being represented by one of Australia's leading criminal barristers, Robert Richter QC, has risen through the ranks from working as a young priest in Victoria to the third most powerful figure within the inner sanctum of the Vatican alongside Pope Francis. Read More »

Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy open as PGA Championship co-favorites


But another moment also stood out: After draining a putt for eagle on the 15th hole, Spieth pointed to the ball and shouted "Go get that!" to his caddie Michael Greller. "If I lost it then I was going to lose the golf tournament so I had one thing I could do, which was to stay present, recognize I could make five and figure a way to do so". Read More »

'Libyan rivals committed to ceasefire, elections' - draft statement


General Khalifa Hifter of the Egyptian-backed commander of Libya's self-styled national army, left, France's President Emmanuel Macron, center, and Libya's Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj of the United Nations -backed government walk into the meeting room at the Chateau of the La Celle-Saint-Cloud, west of Paris, France, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Read More »

Premier League spending "unsustainable", says Spurs chief Levy


Both managers will want to test out their new signings as they entertain American crowds on their pre-season tours. That's what you get with a homegrown player and that's why people love Harry Kane and sing that he's one of our own'. Now 22-years-old, after a further two spells on loan at Cittadella and Cagliari, the left back has shown his prowess with 25 appearances in the league last season alongside rumoured Chelsea and Manchester United target Andrea Belotti. Read More »

BMW Denies Cheating on Emissions Tests


Last week, German magazine Der Spiegel alleged that BMW, along with Daimler -Mercedes-Benz's parent company - Porsche , Audi and Volkswagen , had "been discussing the technology, costs, suppliers and even the exhaust gas purification of its diesel vehicles working in secret circles". Read More »

VW executive to plead guilty in 'dieselgate' case


The statement said the agreement was announced during a 20-minute status conference. Automotive News reports that a total of more than 4.3 million documents covering more than 40 million pages have been filed regarding the Volkswagen scheme, easily becoming one of the largest criminal cases in recent years. Read More »

Footage Shows Jordanian Soldier Gunning Down Three US Army Green Berets


Tuwayha was sentenced to life in jail with hard labour last week. The release came after increased pressure from the families of the USA army soldiers on the Jordanian government. Moriarty, the father of another slain soldier. As can be seen in the video, the other Jordanian soldiers in the area did not act to defend the U.S. Read More »

Iran judiciary chief demands USA release prisoners, assets


The remarks come amid a spat between Tehran and Washington in which both governments have accused the other of illegally detaining the other's citizens. "You are keeping our innocent citizens in gruesome prisons". Iran is vigilant enough not to play into the USA hands in its game to push Tehran to withdraw from its commitments under the nuclear pact, a lawmaker said. Read More »

Medio Oriente: Erdogan, musulmani difendano Spianata delle moschee a Gerusalemme


Stasera, aggiunge l'agenzia di stampa palestinese Maan, il presidente Abu Mazen , che ha convocato Olp e Fatah, parlerà alla Nazione. Fonti mediche parlano di decine di feriti, contusi, ustionati ed intossicati. L'attentatore palestinese e' stato neutralizzato all'interno della abitazione degli israeliani, a colpi di pistola. Il suo corpo e' stato prelevato dalla famiglia dall'ospedale Muqassed di Gerusalemme est, per impedire che fosse preso in custodia dalle autorita' israeliane. Read More »

Doctors Can Now Call Trump 'Insane' Without Breaking Ethics Rules, Group Says


A growing number of psychologists and psychiatrists have called the standard a "gag rule", arguing that they have a responsibility to warn the public about what they perceive as Trump's unstable mental state. STAT , a health and medicine news site, originally reported that the letter sent out to members was a sign that the group was breaking with a decades-old rule that kept specialists from commenting on behaviors and the psychiatric health of public figures without first examining them. Read More »

How it happened: Jerusalem holy site crisis


On Friday , Arab neighborhoods around the Old City of Jerusalem became the scene of clashes between Israeli police and Muslims, which gathered near the Old City to go to the Temple Mount and pray in Al-Aqsa mosque. At least 57 Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli police outside Al-Aqsa, Palestinian Red Crescent said Saturday. Tzipi Livni said tactical differences over security measures at a holy site in Jerusalem have deteriorated into something far worse and could result ... Read More »

Israel to remove metal detectors at Temple Mount

I told Al Jazeera English that the metal detectors were only the spark for the protests. Erdogan called on Israel to remove the detectors in a phone conversation with his counterpart Reuven Rivlin on Thursday. Jordan had been highly critical of the placement of metal detectors at the site, as have the Palestinians who alleged the security measures were a bid by Israel to assert control over the Temple Mount and thus a change to the status quo - a charge Israel has repeatedly denied. Read More »

Israel To Replace Temple Mount Metal Detectors With Less Obtrusive Surveillance

The Israeli move came in the face of intensive global diplomacy seeking to stop the dispute over the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound, sparking wider Palestinian unrest. It added that police will increase its forces in the area until the new security measures are in place. Many Palestinians have been praying in the streets instead of going through the metal detectors. Read More »

President Trump to host Lebanese leader amid Middle East tensions


Trump also said he believed there might not be any Russian or Iranian involvement in Syria today had former president Barack Obama taken action against Assad. The Lebanese army in recent years has been battling Islamic extremists near its border with Syria and the country has suffered recurrent bouts of insecurity and spillover from the civil war raging next door. Read More »

Two Jordanians die in shooting at Israeli embassy in Amman


The reports also say that a Jordanian man, owner of the apartment, was hit by gunfire inadvertently and later died. "Since the start of the events, I have held a series of assessments with security elements including those in the field", Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at the start of Sunday's cabinet meeting. Read More »

Alice Cooper finds forgotten Andy Warhol painting in storage


Cooper, 69, only remembered the print, "Little Electric Chair ", four years ago, while out at dinner with an art dealer friend, who talked about a different Warhol that fetched a pretty penny at auction. The piece is unsigned and unauthenticated, but Gordon took the small canvas to a Warhol expert who said the silkscreen is authentic. Polsky did not put a value on Cooper's print, but said other "Little Electric Chair " images from the Warhol's "Death and Disaster" series have sold for over ... Read More »

Tillerson weighing exit from State Department


And if he was going to recuse himself, he should have told me prior to taking office, and I would have quite simply picked somebody else. Other TV sources have said they will not be surprised if Tillerson still decides to leave his post earlier. Read More »

Former sect leader found guilty of polygamy in Canada case


Blackmore was shown a list of his alleged wives and made two corrections to the details, Donegan said. 'She was a careful witness, ' Donegan said. "There was nothing contrived or rehearsed in her answers". The Canadian group is part of the same sect led by jailed USA polygamist leader Warren Jeffs. The mainstream Mormon church abandoned polygamy in the late 19th century. Read More »

Man staked out fitness club before attack


Surveillance footage recorded in the parking area of Planet Fitness showed a man getting out of his vehicle and repeatedly punching McCarthy. The victim, Erin McCarthy, 18, of Rochester, later pleaded with people to flood investigators with tips rather than directly messaging her. Read More »