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Global News California man arrested for smuggling live king cobras in potato chip containers
Author: 0 California man arrested for smuggling live king cobras in potato chip containers

The two-foot long cobras - venomous and a protected species - were discovered on March 2 by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents in a package sent from Hong Kong. According to the complaint, the messages indicate that Franco had previously received live cobras from his contact in Asia and was going to give five of the snakes to a relative of his contact.

Global News Hamas Must Remain on Terror List, Says EU's Top Court
Author: 0 Hamas Must Remain on Terror List, Says EU's Top Court

Wednesday's ruling comes amid increased tensions between the European Union and Israel over the former's criticism of settlements in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. The lower court had found that the listing was based on media and internet reports rather than decisions by a "competent authority". It is seen as a terrorist group by the EU, US, Canada and Japan.

Global News Israel Removes Metal Detectors from Jerusalem's Haram al-Sharif
Author: 0 Israel Removes Metal Detectors from Jerusalem's Haram al-Sharif

The government said it would introduce more discreet measures to secure the compound housing the revered Al-Aqsa mosque and Dome of the Rock. Some Muslim officials alleged that Israel used the absence of Muslim clerics from the walled compound in the past week of protests to install new security cameras.

Global News Vehicle bomb kills seven civilians in Egypt
Author: 0 Vehicle bomb kills seven civilians in Egypt

It then proceeded to run the auto over, which contained four gunmen and 100kg of explosives, while civilians could be seen fleeing for cover. The tank managed to drive away and the victims were civilians standing close to the scene. The Islamic State group has waged deadly attacks on the military and police, most recently on a checkpoint in Sinai on July 7 that killed at least 21 soldiers.

Global News Why we can't bring down interest rates now - CBN
Author: 0 Why we can't bring down interest rates now - CBN

Emefiele , who said he is just a messenger of the of the committee, also expressed concerns over the increase in fiscal deficit to over N2.5 trillion in the first six months of 2017. The CBN governor said the apex bank and NCC could not allow the company to go down because of the negative impact on jobs, which was capable of impacting on the economy.

Global News With Yechury being denied RS ticket, is CPM heading for a split
Author: 0 With Yechury being denied RS ticket, is CPM heading for a split

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had been among those who voted against giving Yechury a third term term in the Upper House. However, veteran leader V S Achuthanandan was in favour of fielding Yechury. "Expect for Kerala and Tripura there is no sign of the functioning of the party", he said. At a time when the Left is losing popular support even in its traditional stronghold like West Bengal, Mr Yechury brings the Left to national relevance and so must continue to front for the Left in ...

Global News PM Narendra Modi conducts aerial survey of flood affected regions in Gujarat
Author: 0 PM Narendra Modi conducts aerial survey of flood affected regions in Gujarat

As many as 46,000 people have been moved to safety in Banaskantha district until the evening of July 25, and 1,000 people have been rescued. He was accompanied by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. About 80 people are believed to have been killed in Gujarat since the start of the monsoon a month ago, and scores elsewhere in the country. Though flood water has not entered villages yet, Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday asked the administration to evacuate people from low-lying areas of ...

Global News Ram Jethmalani quits as Arvind Kejriwal's counsel, sends Rs 2 crore bill
Author: 0 Ram Jethmalani quits as Arvind Kejriwal's counsel, sends Rs 2 crore bill

Senior Supreme Court lawyer Ram Jethmalani has quit as counsel to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the criminal defamation suit filed against him by Union Minister Arun Jaitley . "Are you aware that this is an unparliamentary word?" the judge said, asking Kejriwal's counsel to maintain decorum. The chief minister had denied the charge of Jaitley that the questions with derogatory remarks were "clearly created to insult and/or annoy" him, India Today reported.

Global News Trump, without evidence, cites Ukraine ties to ex-rival Clinton
Author: 0 Trump, without evidence, cites Ukraine ties to ex-rival Clinton

The DNC and former Clinton campaign officials have denied working with the Ukrainian government to get information about Manafort or Trump. "Witch Hunt. "I don't think it helps to throw your own people under the bus". Trump's drumbeat of criticism against Sessions has met with some consternation among the president's own conservative supporters.

Global News Boost for London tech with Amazon opening
Author: 0 Boost for London tech with Amazon opening

Amazon opened the doors to its new United Kingdom headquarters in Shoreditch today saying it would double the number of staff it has working on research and development in London. Amazon joins a list of large United States tech firms, including Snap Inc, Facebook Inc and Google, in doubling down on London expansion plans ahead of the UK's departure from the EU.

Global News Widow of NYPD cop welcomes their daughter three years after his death
Author: 0 Widow of NYPD cop welcomes their daughter three years after his death

As he lay dying in hospital, Liu's wife of just a few months, Pei "Sanny" Xei Chen , was asked if she would like to preserve his semen to allow her to have his child in the future. The baby, whose full name is Angelina , weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and is 19.5 inches long, Dziergowski said. "And I told my friend, 'It's going to be a baby girl .' My friend said, 'No, you haven't even checked the sonograms, ' but I was right".

Global News Six Congress MPs Suspended From Lok Sabha For 5 days
Author: 0 Six Congress MPs Suspended From Lok Sabha For 5 days

Raghavan and K. Suresh - were suspended for five sittings of the house after they tore and threw papers in the house as well as at the chair. Though opposition members protested loudly in the Well of the House, question hour was held, with the Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adamant on conducting the House, saying that she would like to see "how much indiscipline was possible".

Author: 0 Israel dismantles metal detectors in Jerusalem

Mahmoud, a protester, saw the Israelis remove the metal detectors , but said he saw them installing cameras. Now the anti-Semitic thug dictator of Turkey has joined the incitement, calling on all Muslims to unite to "defend" the al-Aqsa Mosque .

Global News UP: Lizard found in food served to a passenger on-board Poorva Express
Author: 0 UP: Lizard found in food served to a passenger on-board Poorva Express

The lizard was in fact spotted by some passengers in a dinner box containing biryani (rice cooked with vegetable) served on Poorva Express , which was on its way to the Indian capital from the eastern city of Kolkata, Tuesday night. "It is a very unfortunate incident". The Railways said it issued a 48-hour notice on the matter. Kumar further said that the department's main concern was the health of the passengers.

Global News Trump urges Republican unity on healthcare vote
Author: 0 Trump urges Republican unity on healthcare vote

In the usual legislative cycle, the "motion to proceed" - which is what Republicans passed Tuesday - is merely a formality. "I just wanted to convey to (McConnell) that I wanted to be a positive influence on getting as good a bill as possible", Johnson said .

Global News McCain to return for pivotal US Senate vote on healthcare
Author: 0 McCain to return for pivotal US Senate vote on healthcare

Sen. Collins voted "No" in 2015. Joe Manchin voted Tuesday along with the chamber's other minority Democrats against bringing the issue to the Senate floor. All we have seen are bills which the CBO says are going to knock millions of people off their insurance. Earlier today, President Trump warned that the vote today was a signal to Americans that they were serious about action.

Global News Texas House OKs agency oversight that forced special session
Author: 0 Texas House OKs agency oversight that forced special session

Texas lawmakers are working at different paces in the House of Representatives and Senate. The bill requires people to use the bathroom that corresponds to their birth certificate in public schools and government buildings. Opponents accuse Abbott and Patrick and the Senate Republicans of hypocrisy on bathrooms, and new abortion prohibitions, and the property tax bill, of saying they are doing things for one objective, while actually doing them for another.

Global News Riyad Mahrez wanted Arsenal transfer past year - and would've cost just £35m
Author: 0 Riyad Mahrez wanted Arsenal transfer past year - and would've cost just £35m

Mahrez started both of Leicester's Premier League Asia Trophy matches against West Brom and Liverpool last week, scoring against Tony Pulis' side, despite the speculation over his future. Savage also explained that while Mahrez may leave Leicester with the blessing of his current team-mates, he may not be welcomed quite as warmly at a new club.

Author: 0 Russian Federation sees United States sanctions as 'counterproductive'

Russian Federation has warned that new U.S. sanction against it are counter-productive and would hit the interests of both sides. President Trump's White House administration was against the bill, especially sanctioning Russia part, however, a Presidential veto on the Russian sanctions bill would surely face strong resistance in the Congress due to the overwhelming bi-partisan support for such sanctions.

Global News Get on with bipartisan effort to revamp US health care | Letters
Author: 0 Get on with bipartisan effort to revamp US health care | Letters

Hours after Republicans barely mustered enough votes to start debate on a House-passed GOP bill created to overhaul the Obama health law, the Senate easily rejected one plan put forward by Republican Senators, as GOP leaders continued to struggle to figure out how to forge a health care bill that could win final approval on the Senate floor later this week.

Global News Two men in hospital after suspected acid attack
Author: 0 Two men in hospital after suspected acid attack

Videos emerged on social media of a topless male having water poured on him as panic-stricken locals attempted to help. Following the attack in Bethnal Green, the victims notified police , according to a Metropolitan Police statement. A 16-year-old boy has been accused of 13 separate offences in connection with the alleged spree. Arthur Collins, ex-boyfriend of TOWIE star Ferne McCann, was charged with that attack.

Author: 0 European Union concerned over USA bill on Russian Federation sanctions

The German Foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel, and Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern said this part of the new sanctions programme would add a new negative dimension to US-European relations and Europe's energy supplies were "a matter for Europe, not for the United States".

Global News Russian banker who met Trump son-in-law not acting on our orders
Author: 0 Russian banker who met Trump son-in-law not acting on our orders

After Kislyak asked if he could convey information regarding Syria to Kushner and now-former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn, Kushner "asked if they had an existing communications channel at his embassy we could use where they would be comfortable transmitting the information they wanted to relay to Gen.

Global News McCain Blasts Obamacare Repeal Process, Moments After Voting to Advance It
Author: 0 McCain Blasts Obamacare Repeal Process, Moments After Voting to Advance It

Incidentally, during his campaign, Trump said , "He's not a war hero". Johnson, speaking to reporters after Tuesday's vote , acknowledged that Senate Republicans have yet to agree on what should replace Obamacare . He called it a "shell of a bill", and urged the Senate to return to the days of bipartisanship. "At every step of the process, this legislation has only gotten worse as Republican leaders have chipped away at women's health and rights".

Global News Senate Judiciary subpoenas Manafort
Author: 0 Senate Judiciary subpoenas Manafort

Both committees are investigating Russia's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, as well as possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow. Simpson hired former British spy Christopher Steele past year to research Trump's ties to Russian Federation at the request of anti-Trump Republicans.

Author: 0 GOP senator: Trump should stop talking about Mueller probe

The chairman and top Democrat of the Senate intelligence committee have offered to share a transcript of the interview with the leaders of the Senate judiciary committee . Kushner later told reporters "I did not collude with Russian Federation", and that he didn't know anyone in the campaign who did. The scrutiny has angered and frustrated the president, who calls the investigations a politically motivated witch hunt fueled by Democrats who can not accept his upset win in last November's ...

Author: 0 Miri Regev: Removing Temple Mount metal detectors is 'capitulation to terrorism'

Israel had said the metal detectors were necessary for security, while Muslims saw them as an attempt by Israel to seize control of the site. Even so, hours after the embassy staff's safe return, Israel's security cabinet chose to remove the metal detectors and buttress security at the entrances to the mosque compound with high-tech cameras.

Author: 0 Giants Trade Eduardo Nunez to Red Sox

Bob Nightengale of USA Today initially surfaced who the Red Sox were sending to San Francisco. Nunez had been traded. Ironically, Nunez almost exited the game two innings earlier, when he was hit by a pitch on his elbow in the top of the third inning.

Global News Inflation rate cools in June quarter
Author: 0 Inflation rate cools in June quarter

Chief Economist for the ABS, Bruce Hockman, said: "Inflation in Australia remains low". Headline CPI increased 1.9% y/y in the second quarter versus 2.2% expected and 2.1% in the first quarter. For now, the RBA remains neutral on the outlook for policy, with the official interest rate stuck at a record-low 1.5% since August past year. Along with recent promising signs from the labour market , a result in line or above this level would help to bolster confidence that inflationary pressures ...

Global News India Won't Allow Driverless Cars to Protect the Jobs - Nitin Gadkari
Author: 0 India Won't Allow Driverless Cars to Protect the Jobs - Nitin Gadkari

The minister said the government would focus on training drivers as adequate driving skills could provide employment to about half a million people. "India suffers a huge shortage of 22 lakh drivers. As the government fights to keep autonomous cars off India's busiest street, driverless auto development within the country's borders continues. We heard about driverless cars have tested everywhere from the US to South Korea, Germany to Australia and reports today make it clear that it won't ...

Global News Trump lawyer says there's no pardon discussion
Author: 0 Trump lawyer says there's no pardon discussion

Mueller III. "The issue of pardons is not on the table". President Donald Trump has said he has "complete power" to issue pardons. President Trump continued to rail that the investigation into Russian Federation meddling in the election is a " Witch Hunt " and suggested Democrats and the Kremlin are having a good laugh because of it.

Global News Debbie Wasserman Schultz IT Staffer Arrested, Charged With Bank Fraud
Author: 0 Debbie Wasserman Schultz IT Staffer Arrested, Charged With Bank Fraud

The laptop was reportedly found hidden in a little-used section of the Rayburn House Office Building and was later seized by Capitol Police in the criminal investigation against him. Fox News is told that federal officials arrested Awan at Dulles airport in suburban Virginia as he was "trying to leave the country". But on Tuesday, Wasserman Schultz's spokesperson David Damron said Awan has been fired.

Global News Falcons picked fourth in MW preseason poll
Author: 0 Falcons picked fourth in MW preseason poll

Last year Hawaii was predicted to finish last in the West, and received only 35 votes in the preseason poll after going 0-8 in conference in 2015. Myers and senior safety Dallin Leavitt, another BYU transfer, will be available at the league's media summit Tuesday at 7:45 p.m.

Author: 0 Trump calls Jeff Sessions 'beleaguered AG' in tweet

Trump's views on his attorney general have soured in the months since Sessions decided it was best to recuse himself from any investigations involving the Trump campaign, which he was closely associated with. "It's extremely unfair, and that's a mild word, to the president". The best thing you can say about Sessions at the end of this week is that he still has a job.