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Senate Judiciary Chairman Wants Trump Jr. to Testify Senate Judiciary Chairman Wants Trump Jr. to Testify
- July 14, 2017

President Donald Trump's eldest son released an email chain Tuesday that shows him discussing plans to hear damaging information on Hillary Clinton that were described as "part of Russian Federation and its government's support for Mr. The heads of the Senate judiciary committee are writing a letter to Donald Trump Jr . In the emails, Trump Jr . was told by an interlocutor that he could get "very high level and sensitive information" that was "part of Russian Federation and its ... (more...)
Trade data out of China Trade data out of China
- July 14, 2017

Cui said China backed further United Nations action against North Korea for violations of United Nations resolutions such as nuclear tests and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs). US President Donald Trump later complained that trade had gone up between the countries after he had called on Beijing to use its diplomatic and economic clout over its neighbour to convince Pyongyang to drop its nuclear programme. (more...)
Triple H Invites Conor McGregor And Floyd Mayweather On Raw Again
- July 13, 2017

However, it's his undefeated status that has won him recognition as one of boxing's all-time greats. Mayweather and McGregor kicked off a four-city promotional tour Tuesday at Staples Center , facing off in front of a crowd that enjoyed this circus' first stop in Hollywood. (more...)
Murray seeks long-term solution to hip injury after shock Wimbledon exit Murray seeks long-term solution to hip injury after shock Wimbledon exit
- July 13, 2017

Murray is bidding to make his eighth Wimbledon semi-final in the last nine years and is playing in his 10th straight quarter-final at the tournament. The Scot's level dropped significantly, particularly on his first serve, before Querrey leveled proceedings with a classy backhand victor. It was at this point where the two-time Wimbledon champion's sore hip began to take its toll and Querrey exploited the weakness with an array of impressive groundstrokes. (more...)
Wildfires rage across the Western US Wildfires rage across the Western US
- July 13, 2017

Wilsey was far from celebratory, instead regrouping nearly immediately and making new plans in case the fire makes another run at them. However, the extraordinarily high number of wildfires that were sparked from July 7-8 (over 223 new fires over just two days), their extremely volatile behaviour and their rapid spread prompted the BC Wildfire Service to bring in some much-needed help this week. (more...)
FBI Director nominee Christopher Wray's Senate hearing FBI Director nominee Christopher Wray's Senate hearing
- July 13, 2017

Wray's responses seemed to satisfy both Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee , many of whom signaled their support for him. One of the questions at the front of senators' minds was whether Wray would be able to act independently of President Trump, especially in light of reports that the president had asked Comey to pledge his loyalty to him. (more...)
Florida beachgoers form 80-person human chain to save stranded swimmers Florida beachgoers form 80-person human chain to save stranded swimmers
- July 12, 2017

She started walking back to the beach and heard them screaming. "They were trying their best to swim and everything but once you've been out there in a rip current for that long, it's like running a race all day long, it's just tiring", he said. (more...)
Gopalkrishna Gandhi unanimous choice of 18 parties for VP elections: Sonia Gopalkrishna Gandhi unanimous choice of 18 parties for VP elections: Sonia
- July 12, 2017

Informally, opposition leaders had been discussing possible candidates for the last few days and had agreed to put a final seal of approval on Gopal Gandhi's candidature at the meeting convened by the Congress President. Gandhi also served as Ambassador of India in Iceland. "He wanted to ensure that all parties have endorsed his name and he gracefully accepted our request", O'Brien said at the meeting. (more...)
Hundreds of thousands of Turks took to the streets of Istanbul Hundreds of thousands of Turks took to the streets of Istanbul
- July 11, 2017

Kilicdaroglu told the crowds who roared back with the cry "Justice!". "But it will be too late for them", he added , saying that if violence spilled over Syria's border into Turkey, Ankara would hold to account anyone who supplied arms to the YPG. (more...)
China says USA has apologized for Taiwan name gaffe China says USA has apologized for Taiwan name gaffe
- July 11, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday to put aside "distractions" that have strained bilateral ties and warned that China was unwilling to compromise on Taiwan, state news agency Xinhua said. The Chinese leader has told Trump previously that Beijing expects Washington to continue managing relations based on the "One China" principle that rules out formal contacts with Taiwan, which China claims as its own territory. (more...)
Top Pope adviser arrives in Australia to face sex charges Top Pope adviser arrives in Australia to face sex charges
- July 11, 2017

Cardinal Pell was previously archbishop of Melbourne and Sydney after having been a parish priest in his hometown of Ballarat Victoria. Cardinal Pell says he is innocent, and is looking forward to fighting the charges in court. "Tell her that I am", he replied. There are multiple alleged victims but police have released no further details of the accusations. It was his first appearance outside of Rome since police laid the charges. (more...)
New York City Commuters Brace For 'Summer Of Hell' New York City Commuters Brace For 'Summer Of Hell'
- July 11, 2017

According to the New York Times , "Some routes are unusually crowded and there have been brief delays, but no major problems have been reported". "So far more smoothly than I expected". More buses will be added from Hoboken as well. "A lot of confusion and too many people gathered in one space", said Lex Marshall, 35, of Morristown. (more...)
'It Must Be Defeated': Feinstein Blasts GOP's Proposed Health Bill 'It Must Be Defeated': Feinstein Blasts GOP's Proposed Health Bill
- July 11, 2017

President Donald Trump, meanwhile, pushed lawmakers for progress in a Monday morning tweet, saying he couldn't imagine Congress "would dare to leave Washington" without a new health-care bill approved. Sen. Ted Cruz , R-Texas, the author of a "Consumer Freedom Option" amendment created to bring conservatives on board with the bill, spent part of Sunday insisting that its critics were wrong. (more...)
Premier Christy Clark's Statement on British Columbia wildfires Premier Christy Clark's Statement on British Columbia wildfires
- July 11, 2017

There is no end in sight as provincial officials expect more gusty winds and hot, dry conditions to fan the flames of the more than 220 fires that have destroyed an area covering at least 230 square kilometres. "We went right in and knocked it back", Worsley said Sunday by phone during a break. BC Hydro said the blazes in the central and southern Interior have caused significant damage to electrical infrastructure and have left thousands without power. (more...)
Charlie Gard's parents pressed for new evidence to allow treatment overseas Charlie Gard's parents pressed for new evidence to allow treatment overseas
- July 11, 2017

There is lab evidence that the experimental treatment protocol for Charlie prepared by the Bambino Gesu' may work, according to a letter from Rome to London's Great Ormond Street Hospital which on Friday officially asked its doctors to be allowed to administer it. (more...)
James Harden's extension with Rockets is worth it for both parties James Harden's extension with Rockets is worth it for both parties
- July 10, 2017

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Brian Windhorst reported on Saturday that James Harden signed a contract extension with the Houston Rockets . Last week Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry signed a $201m (£154m) deal, according to his agent. (more...)
California wildfires prompt evacuation calls for hundreds of homes California wildfires prompt evacuation calls for hundreds of homes
- July 10, 2017

Brush fire in the 2400 block of Highway 154 near Camp Whittier , approximately 17 miles north of Santa Barbara. Los Padres National Forest, Santa Barbara County and CalFire firefighters are working together to fight the Whittier Fire . Forward spread has stopped, according to Cal Fire . The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection reported that five residents and one firefighter suffered minor injuries. (more...)
More Hit And Miss Storms To Dodge This Weekend More Hit And Miss Storms To Dodge This Weekend
- July 09, 2017

We are seeing another day with a chance of strong thunderstorms. Any storm that does become severe may produce damaging wind gusts, heavy downpours, and frequent lightning. It is just too weak. You can expect a hot July weekend with isolated to scattered storms and highs in the 90's. Highs in the upper-80s are in the forecast for the second half of the weekend. (more...)
Fire evacuation affects 3600 in central BC Fire evacuation affects 3600 in central BC
- July 09, 2017

Contract firefighters from the forest industry are being brought in to help with the fire effort, and the BC Wildfire Service is looking at bringing in crews from other jurisdictions. Evacuees are encouraged to register so their families can know they are safe. Evacuations were also ordered around Ashcroft, some 100 kilometers south of the fires in the Cariboo. (more...)
Armed Man Arrested At Trump Tower Looking For Ivanka Armed Man Arrested At Trump Tower Looking For Ivanka
- July 08, 2017

ET Thursday. In addition to the two knives, he was carrying a tied-off sock with a weight in it, police said. He also said he was the owner of the building, which is on Fifth Avenue between 56th and 57th streets in midtown. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel cited "many commonalities" on foreign policy after a meeting that included Merkel, Trump , U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and Trump family members and advisers Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump . (more...)
Three Years Of Cyprus Reunification Talks End Without Agreement Three Years Of Cyprus Reunification Talks End Without Agreement
- July 08, 2017

On the idea of a rotating presidency, Akinci said the Greek Cypriot side was against the idea but signaled it could accept it if the Turkish Cypriot side accepted zero troops being on the island . "It is clear there can not be a solution to the problem... it is time now that the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is recognized internationally", Dr. (more...)
Mexican prison riot leaves 28 inmates dead and three wounded Mexican prison riot leaves 28 inmates dead and three wounded
- July 08, 2017

State police have temporarily taken control of the prison, backed by federal police and the army , which set up a security cordon outside. The prison is almost 30 percent over capacity , Heredia stated. This prison is the most crowded in Guerrero, with 2,100 prisoners, according to Mexican government statistics. Acapulco being the center of opium poppy production has been a major concern to USA officials. (more...)
New Mexico Joins Lawsuit Against Secretary Betsy DeVos New Mexico Joins Lawsuit Against Secretary Betsy DeVos
- July 08, 2017

This rule applies to any school closed in or after November 2013, including the closed Corinthian Colleges in Washington state, and allows for the discharge of an estimated $381 million in federal student loans . Madigan was among a coalition of attorneys general who filed a motion to intervene in the CAPPS case last month to defend students and taxpayers from the legal challenge to the Borrower Defense Rule brought by a trade association representing for-profit schools. (more...)
Possible Bomb At Massachusetts Air Force Base Possible Bomb At Massachusetts Air Force Base
- July 08, 2017

Those pallets will undergo more testing. In a statement , the 66th Air Base Group said the truck had been cleared and personnel who had been ordered to leave Hanscom Air Force base earlier in the day were being allowed to return. The base temporarily closed the Vandenberg Route 2A Gate and has evacuated nearby facilities. The state police bomb squad has responded and its Air Wing is on scene as well. (more...)
UN Officials Ask Virginia Governor To Halt Planned Execution UN Officials Ask Virginia Governor To Halt Planned Execution
- July 07, 2017

I have fought and will continue to fight for clemency for all death row inmates until Virginia declares the death penalty unconstitutional. Morva is scheduled to die at 9 p.m. "The denial of reasonable accommodation in detention can be considered a form of discrimination against him because of his mental health condition", they said. (more...)
EU, Japan conclude political agreement on major free trade deal EU, Japan conclude political agreement on major free trade deal
- July 07, 2017

European Council President Donald Tusk , European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press conference to announce the progress, paving the way for strengthening economic and strategic ties between the partners. (more...)
No boundary dispute with Bhutan in Doklam: China No boundary dispute with Bhutan in Doklam: China
- July 07, 2017

Beijing has been demanding withdrawal of Indian troops as a precondition to conduct meaningful dialogue. India supports Bhutan's claim over Dokalam, an area that the Chinese call Donglang. India has a compulsion to react, because, besides honouring its arrangement to provide security to Bhutan, it has to prevent this attempt by China to expand its military deployment space in the Chumbi Valley by encroaching into Bhutanese territory, which presently is a vulnerability for China due to ... (more...)
IRISH OPEN: Portstewart prepares for feast of golf IRISH OPEN: Portstewart prepares for feast of golf
- July 06, 2017

Just a few hours after McIlroy missed the cut at the U.S. Open for the second straight year, Elkington unloaded with a scathing indictment of McIlroy's drive and ceiling. The 28-year-old secured a three-shot victory to claim his "own" tournament last year and will be hoping for a similar result when the event moves from the K Club to Portstewart this week. (more...)
S & U PLC (LON:SUS) Now Covered by Peel Hunt
- July 06, 2017

It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $13.93 per share. Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PGNX) has risen 48.41% since July 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 65.32% the S&P500. Deutsche Bank downgraded it to "Hold" rating and GBX 1565 target in Monday, January 11 report. Bankrate, Inc.is a publisher, aggregator and distributor of personal finance content on the Internet. (more...)
NEW Conservative Leader Scheer: Omar Khadr is No Victim NEW Conservative Leader Scheer: Omar Khadr is No Victim
- July 06, 2017

Criticism is mounting over the Trudeau government's decision to offer an apology and multimillion-dollar compensation package to former child soldier Omar Khadr for abuses he suffered while detained in the us military prison at Guantanamo Bay , Cuba. (more...)
Philander Fit for Lord's Test Philander Fit for Lord's Test
- July 05, 2017

Elgar, who led South Africa in their drawn warm-up fixture against England Lions which finished in Worcester on Saturday, will be taking charge in a Test match for the first time. While the South African bowlers seem capable of doing their jobs, the same level of confidence can't be attached to the batsmen. Theunis de Bruyn, who made his Test debut in March, or the uncapped Aiden Markram will replace the skipper. (more...)
Singapore PM denies abuse of power in family feud Singapore PM denies abuse of power in family feud
- July 05, 2017

Lee Hsien Yang has said he and his wife, lawyer Lee Suet Fern, would be leaving Singapore because they felt closely monitored and hugely unwelcome. Therefore, the constant self-policing, restraint and care of the Prime Minister in wielding the vast power at his disposal, is paramount. (more...)
Israel backs India's fight on terror Israel backs India's fight on terror
- July 05, 2017

In their prepared speeches, both leaders described each other as, "my friend" and embraced each other three times. "It is truly a historic visit", he said, adding, "We love India and we view you as kindred spirits in our journey". He said his visit was about the strength of the two societies and their strong partnership. "We must resolutely oppose the evils of terrorism ... and violence that plague our times", Modi said. (more...)
Hillsboro Police investigate after shooting, robbery Hillsboro Police investigate after shooting, robbery
- July 05, 2017

Within the hour, Hillsboro police said the man tried to steal a helicopter at gunpoint outside a flight school, hopped back over the fence at the sight of an officer and was fatally shot after a chase into a nearby field. The man died at the scene. No other injuries were reported . The man did not reveal his plans to the flight instructor and student, he said. The Port of Portland tweeted a statement following the incident. (more...)
China will resolutely safeguard its sovereignty: Chinese experts China will resolutely safeguard its sovereignty: Chinese experts
- July 05, 2017

The Indian Army on Monday dismissed reports of bulldozers being used by the Chinese army to destroy army camps in Doklam area where a stand-off is continuing between the two sides. Amid rising tensions over their border row, China has cancelled the upcoming visit by a group of Indian journalists to Tibet. The same trijunction was the scene of heavy Sino-Indian military clashes in 1967, barely five years after China's 1962 trans-Himalayan invasion led to major Indian reverses. (more...)
Mark Cavendish injured in ugly crash with at the Tour de France Mark Cavendish injured in ugly crash with at the Tour de France
- July 05, 2017

Marien said they were applying UCI race rules that allow them to disqualify riders in "serious cases". However, if you watch the whole sprint , it becomes clear that Sagan flicked his elbow out to balance himself after Cavendish made contact with him from behind. (more...)
China's Xi Warns Trump Of 'Negative Factors' Hurting US Ties China's Xi Warns Trump Of 'Negative Factors' Hurting US Ties
- July 05, 2017

Trump is also said to have told the Chinese leader that he will seek more balanced trade relations with the U.S.' trading partners. "We believe that the significance of our bilateral relationship has already exceeded the bilateral scope and is exerting important influence on the development of the whole world", Mr Geng said. (more...)
Afghanistan's all-girl robotics team banned from going to United States for competition Afghanistan's all-girl robotics team banned from going to United States for competition
- July 04, 2017

However, they had no such luck. "They were crying all the day", Roya Mahoob, founder of the Citadel software company and a team sponsor, told Forbes . Fourteen-year-old team member Fatemah added that she enjoyed working with robots and the feeling of making something new and that she and her colleagues "want to show the world we can do it, we just need a chance". (more...)
BT Group PLC (BT) Earns Hold Rating from Berenberg Bank BT Group PLC (BT) Earns Hold Rating from Berenberg Bank
- July 04, 2017

Robecosam Ag stated it has 58,381 shares or 0.28% of all its holdings. Covington Cap Management invested in 300,696 shares. Utd Fire owns 12,000 shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of OSB in report on Friday, March 17 with "Overweight" rating. Numis Securities has hiked its stance on Electrocomponents PLC (LON:ECM) following the electronics distributor's bullish trading update today, after raising its estimates and target price. (more...)
Michigan SOS limits voter data provided to Trump panel Michigan SOS limits voter data provided to Trump panel
- July 04, 2017

She says some basic voter information has been public for decades, including registrations and election participation history. MI will treat the request from the Trump commission "just like any other Freedom of Information Act request", department spokesman Fred Woodhams said Monday, noting the state will charge $23 for the data, just as it does for "routine" requests by political parties, candidates and news organizations. (more...)