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Global News United Kingdom traffic controllers face their 'busiest summer ever'
Author: 0 United Kingdom traffic controllers face their 'busiest summer ever'

Jamie Hutchison, director of Nats" air traffic control base in Swanwick, Hampshire, warned that the "ageing design of United Kingdom airspace' means the country is reaching the limit of how many flights it can accommodate. A total of 8,800 planes are to be handled by controllers across the country over 24 hours, with flight numbers reaching a peak between 6am-8am and 4pm-7pm.

Global News Trump's new communications director Scaramucci makes conciliatory debut with media
Author: 0 Trump's new communications director Scaramucci makes conciliatory debut with media

Spicer's resignation came after former Trump campaign fundraiser Anthony Scaramucci accepted the position as White House Communications Director . He explained that he wanted to give Scaramucci and Sanders "the opportunity to operate without me in the way". She took over conducting the daily press briefings a few months ago as rumours swirled that Mr Spicer would be replaced.

Global News Anthony Scaramucci blows the press a smooch
Author: 0 Anthony Scaramucci blows the press a smooch

Friday saw former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's resignation , which was alleged to be due to taking issue with Trump's pick for communications director , Scaramucci . The White House later announced that Sarah Huckabee Sanders would replace Spicer . In addition, she was the national political director for his 2008 presidential campaign and was the head of his 2016 presidential bid.

Global News Sean Spicer out in White House shakeup
Author: 0 Sean Spicer out in White House shakeup

He resigned on Friday after learning of Mr Scaramucci's appointment, reportedly questioning the former hedge fund owner's qualifications for the role. Lewandowski: "I had a nice conversation with Mr. Trump, and I said to him it's been an honor and a privilege to be part of this". "I am grateful for Sean's work on behalf of my Administration and the American people", he said, according to the press secretary's office.

Global News Russian who met Trump Jr. represented intelligence agency
Author: 0 Russian who met Trump Jr. represented intelligence agency

Kislyak was overheard by USA spy agencies while he was informing his bosses that he had indeed discussed campaign-related matters with Sessions . The Post on Friday cited anonymous USA officials who described US intelligence intercepts of Ambassador Sergey Kislyak's descriptions of his meetings with Sessions .

Author: 0 Republican senators must embrace boldness to win health care fight

In some important ways, however, this bill repeals less of Obamacare than the legislation that passed the House and the version that was under consideration in the Senate until this week. But we could have a vote on either. Republican strategist John Feehery with EFB Advocacy says the president should be out there selling it himself, activating his base to call their senators and demand that they pass the bill.

Global News Kushner Companies Still Using White House Connection to Stir Chinese Interest
Author: 0 Kushner Companies Still Using White House Connection to Stir Chinese Interest

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner'srevisedfinancial disclosure filings show that in the previous government ethics filings, he "inadvertently omitted" 77 assets . 'Working with and being responsive to the schedules of the committees, we have arranged Mr. Kushner's interview with the Senate for July 24, ' Kushner's attorney, Abbe Lowell, said in a statement.

Global News Qatar amends law to boost fight against terrorism
Author: 0 Qatar amends law to boost fight against terrorism

A United States department of justice spokesman declined to comment. "The time has come for us to spare the people from the political differences between the governments", the Qatari emir said in a televised speech. The anti-Qatar quartet has said that agreement does not go far enough in addressing their concerns. Sheikh Tamim reiterated his country's willingness to fight terrorism on Friday.

Global News Texas Pac Ld Tr (TPL) Stake Held by Horizon Kinetics Llc
Author: 0 Texas Pac Ld Tr (TPL) Stake Held by Horizon Kinetics Llc

Here are a few additional firms who have increased or decreased their stake in ( UNP ). On Friday, Union Pacific Corporation (UNP ) stock is attractive participant of Wall Street Market. Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. Among 23 analysts covering Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold.

Global News Reuters says Turkey blacklisted 680 German companies, not 68
Author: 0 Reuters says Turkey blacklisted 680 German companies, not 68

Turkey's detention of Deniz Yücel, a German-Turkish journalist with the Berlin daily Die Welt , is another sore point in the two countries' relations. According to her press speaker Steffen Seibert, German Chancellor Angela Merkel also believes that a reorientation of German policy was "necessary and unavoidable".

Global News Fiery Crash in Pasco Closes Section of I-75 Overnight
Author: 0 Fiery Crash in Pasco Closes Section of I-75 Overnight

Troopers said Ahmed Montano, 31, of Tampa, was driving a 2006 Volvo dump truck south on I-75 when he collided with the barrier wall. The Chevy SUV flipped and came to rest on its roof. That truck was then struck from behind by another motorist who also didn't slow in time. At one point after the 6:24 a.m. crash, all but one lane were restricted.

Author: 0 '22 million would lose coverage under Obamacare replacement'

While he and others are trying to sell this as a way to buy more time for developing a replacement plan-something Senate Republicans have failed to do for seven years-this plan would actually have a devastating impact on health care for millions of people right away.

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions discussed Trump campaign with Russian ambassador

One unidentified USA official told The Washington Post said that Sessions provided "misleading" statements that are "contradicted by other evidence", while a former official said Kislyak and Sessions engaged in "substantive" conversations about Trump's positions on Russian-related topics.

Author: 0 Former CBO Directors Confront Assaults on Agency

The signatories mostly try to explain how the agency does it work and why Congress needs an impartial referee to make predictions about what proposed legislation would do. Hall is a veteran of the George W. Bush administration and served in positions including chief economist for the White House Council of Economic Advisers and commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Global News Row over price of morning-after pill forces Boots apology
Author: 0 Row over price of morning-after pill forces Boots apology

It said making it cheaper might mean it was "misused or overused". "As a leading pharmacy, we will not compromise or undervalue this professional service". It said the "vast majority" of its branches offer free contraception to eligible women following consultation. On its part, Boots said, the pill will be provided "for free in over 1,700 of our pharmacies, and we continue to urge the NHS to extend this free service more widely".

Global News Iraq Hopes India to Help Rebuild Mosul
Author: 0 Iraq Hopes India to Help Rebuild Mosul

The commander of CTS says the operations are meant to ensure civilians that security forces are there to protect them. German media reported that there were five German nationals among a group of 20 ISIS female militants found in a tunnel in Mosul as the Iraqi forces liberated the city, German DW reported.

Author: 0 United Nations envoy calls for de-escalation of tensions and violence in Jerusalem

Israeli authorities say most of the Palestinians killed were carrying out knife, gun or car-ramming attacks. So, the Muslims instead made a decision to flood the Temple Mount this Friday, but were met by an Israel Police blockade. As the incident fuelled tensions in the area, Israel's security cabinet empowered the police forces to take necessary measures to prevent any untoward incident.

Global News Sessions talked with Russians about Trump campaign
Author: 0 Sessions talked with Russians about Trump campaign

A USA official also confirmed to the Reuters news agency on Friday Kislyak's intercepted accounts of two conversations with Sessions. The paper quoted on Friday current and former administration officials who cited United States intelligence intercepts of Sergey Kislyak's accounts to his bosses in Moscow of two encounters he had with Sessions, then an adviser to Trump, during the campaign.

Author: 0 Pentagon Withholds Pakistan Military Funding over Tolerating Taliban

Pentagon spokesman Adam Stump said on Friday that the Trump administration will not provide $350 million in coalition support funds to Pakistan after the US Defence Secretary said he can not certify that Islamabad has taken "sufficient actions" against the dreaded Haqqani network.

Global News Rape, stalking charges to be invoked against MLA
Author: 0 Rape, stalking charges to be invoked against MLA

Her statement was also recorded by the city magistrate at a hospital in Neyyatinkara , where she is undergoing treatment. Vincent was taken to the Peroorkada police club after investigating authorities questioned him in connection with the case.

Global News Ex-CIA head says Trump remarks on Russian Federation interference 'disgraceful'
Author: 0 Ex-CIA head says Trump remarks on Russian Federation interference 'disgraceful'

According to unnamed US officials cited in the Post's report , Ambassador Sergey Kislyak told Russian officials he discussed "campaign-related matters, including policy issues important to Moscow" with Sessions. The Senate Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed the research firm responsible for the bombshell Russian Federation dossier that contains unverified memos related to President Donald Trump's activities in Russian Federation.

Global News Britain stands with Japan to stop North Korea's nuclear threat
Author: 0 Britain stands with Japan to stop North Korea's nuclear threat

He said: "Britain stands shoulder to shoulder alongside Japan in our steadfast determination to stop North Korea's persistent violation of United Nations resolutions". However, Johnson said London would continue to develop "commercial and economic relations" with Japan, adding: "Japanese investments in the United Kingdom are at a record high since the Brexit vote previous year".

Global News Putin Says He Might Stay President for Life
Author: 0 Putin Says He Might Stay President for Life

Citing sources, the Washington Post reported Trump and his legal team were attempting to "limit or undercut" Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation . Moreover, Mueller's writ has also expanded to if Trump obstructed justice by firing former FBI Director James Comey in May. A Democratic congressman has demanded the White House make all presidential pardons public after reports that President Donald Trump and his team questioned whether he can pardon members ...

Global News Duterte to US Congress: Clean your own backyard first
Author: 0 Duterte to US Congress: Clean your own backyard first

Even though he has for the time being snubbed Trump's invitation to visit him in the White House, Duterte did go to Russia to meet with Russian leader Vladimir Putin - although his trip was cut short because of the ongoing Islamist insurgency in Marawi City on the island of Mindanao.

Global News Islamic State leader probably still alive
Author: 0 Islamic State leader probably still alive

President Trump on Saturday morning alleged The New York Times "foiled" a US attack on an Islamic State leader, suggesting the paper has a "sick agenda" that hurts national security. A spokesperson from US Central Command told dpa the US military had "no operational reporting to corroborate" al-Baghdadi's death. "I don't have a clue.

Global News State of Kentucky Ordered to Pay Legal Fees in Kim Davis Case
Author: 0 State of Kentucky Ordered to Pay Legal Fees in Kim Davis Case

Davis met with Republican candidates for president and even with the pope. Davis declined to issue marriage licenses in the wake of the 2015 Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage. Staver said that means Davis did not lose the case. Four couples, including two same-sex marriage couples, filed suit. Davis said that satisfied her concerns.

Global News Hezbollah, Syria Army Launch Offensive Near Lebanese Border
Author: 0 Hezbollah, Syria Army Launch Offensive Near Lebanese Border

Hezbollah's al-Manar TV said its fighters had seized full control of the mentioned posts amid "deaths and injuries of the al-Nusra Front militants". Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor, said the fighters are holed up in areas on Arsal's outskirts and "some pockets" at the Syrian-Lebanese border.

Global News Bound travellers face 'enhanced security measures' at all airports
Author: 0 Bound travellers face 'enhanced security measures' at all airports

Four months after the institution of a peculiar ban on laptops carried by passengers coming from specific departure points in the Middle East and Africa, it has now been lifted. The US Department of Homeland Security said on Thursday that all 180 airlines serving the US have now taken the security steps needed to avoid being forced to implement the inflight bans on laptops.

Global News Trump's controversial, confusing laptop flight ban is now over
Author: 0 Trump's controversial, confusing laptop flight ban is now over

However, it did not mention lifting the exemption for Saudia's U.S. flights from Riyadh's King Khalid International Airport. An American Airlines agent has said, in reply to a query from Belize, that the ban on laptops being carried into airplane cabins is not being imposed on Belize, but remains in effect for certain other countries.

Global News You Can't Look At The New Portrait Of Prince George Without Smiling
Author: 0 You Can't Look At The New Portrait Of Prince George Without Smiling

The British royals were on the last day of their tour of Germany when they were offered a visit inside an H145 and H135 helicopter at the Airbus compound in Hamburg. George attended preschool at a Montessori school near the family's country home, Anmer Hall, in Norfolk. The young royals have spent most of their young lives away from the public spotlight, but this week joined their parents on a goodwill visit to Germany and Poland, a five-day pre-Brexit charm offensive.

Global News Unemployment falls to 3.7 percent
Author: 0 Unemployment falls to 3.7 percent

State officials say the number of unemployed people in SC dropped in June to 91,710, the lowest that figure has been since February 2001. Most of the growth was in professional and business services, leisure and hospitality, and government, according to preliminary estimates released Thursday by the Illinois Department of Employment Security.

Global News Trump Jr., Manafort Agree To Negotiate Over Interviews By Senate Panel
Author: 0 Trump Jr., Manafort Agree To Negotiate Over Interviews By Senate Panel

The story goes on to state that the opposition party typically picks up seats during midterm elections, which could be a concern for Republicans along with low approval ratings for Trump. and Manafort had agreed to negotiate with the panel over whether they will be interviewed by committee members and over documents it is seeking. The House of Representatives Intelligence Committee said it would interview Kushner on Tuesday.

Global News Poland approve court reform in defiance of protests, EU
Author: 0 Poland approve court reform in defiance of protests, EU

The bill proposed by the populist ruling party only needs the signature of President Andrzej Duda to become binding. On Wednesday, the European Union gave Poland a week to shelve the judicial reforms that Brussels says would put courts under direct government control.

Global News USA lawmakers balk at Duterte in White House
Author: 0 USA lawmakers balk at Duterte in White House

Speaking on Thursday at a congressional inquiry into the war on drugs in the Philippines, McGovern, co-chair of the U.S. House's Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, said Duterte could expect many protesters, including himself, should the Philippine leader visit the U.S.

Global News POLICE WARNING | Recalled airbag likely caused death in Cabramatta crash
Author: 0 POLICE WARNING | Recalled airbag likely caused death in Cabramatta crash

A fatal Sydney crash is a "terrible reminder" for Australians to check whether their auto contains a faulty Takata airbag which is linked to 18 deaths worldwide, says consumer advocate Choice. The dodgy Takata airbags, which can explode and launch metal shards when deployed, have previously been linked to 17 deaths and at least 180 injuries worldwide.

Global News Afghan security forces killed by american bombing
Author: 0 Afghan security forces killed by american bombing

The bombing occurred Friday afternoon in the district of Gereshk, about 150 km west of Kandahar, an area of southern Afghanistan largely controlled by the taliban. A number were inside when the U.S. attacked. Several Afghan security personnel were mistakenly killed in a U.S. air strike in Helmand province on Friday, NATO and Afghan officials said.