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Global News Trump Jr., Manafort not to testify publicly
Author: 0 Trump Jr., Manafort not to testify publicly

Chuck Grassley, the Judiciary Committee chairman. He will speak with both the Senate and House intelligence committees this week following the stunning revelation that he met with a Kremlin-linked lawyer during the campaign. "Yesterday evening, a subpoena was issued to compel Mr. Manafort's participation in Wednesday's hearing". Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner arrived on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to meet with the House intelligence committee a day after talking with a Senate ...

Global News Amit Shah, Smriti Irani to contest Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat
Author: 0 Amit Shah, Smriti Irani to contest Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat

He is presently an MLA in Gujarat Assembly. The meeting of the minister with Mr Shah assumes importance after the Chief Minister had asked the ministers and party MLAs not to involve themselves in transfer/posting of government officials. The outgoing MPs are Ahmed Patel (Congress), Dilipbhai Pandya and Smriti Irani ( both BJP) from Gujarat and Derek O'Brien, Debabrata Bandhopadhyay, Sukhenduhakhar Roy and Dola Sen (all TMC), Pradip Bhattacharya (Congress) and Sitaram Yechury (CPI (M)) from ...

Global News Singapore confirms 3 new Zika cases
Author: 0 Singapore confirms 3 new Zika cases

The man, a resident of Hidalgo County in the Rio Grande Valley, had not traveled out of the area, leading health officials to conclude he had contracted the disease locally. It urged residents to maintain vigilance and continue to eliminate mosquito breeding habitats, as there could still be asymptomatic or mild, undiagnosed cases which might result in further transmission of the virus if there are mosquitoes in the vicinity.

Global News This Letter To President Trump Will Make Your Day
Author: 0 This Letter To President Trump Will Make Your Day

Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that the Department of Defense and the White House will work together to implement Trump's plans. Today's letter came from 9-year-old Dylan Harbin, who I'm sure is definitely a totally real child and not actually Trump or one of his employees.

Global News Cassie Sainsbury: Colombian judge defers decision on plea bargain
Author: 0 Cassie Sainsbury: Colombian judge defers decision on plea bargain

Earlier this week, the Advertiser reported that Bogota prosecutors would only accept a plea bargain deal with Sainsbury if she named the drug ring that she allegedly worked for. "At the moment Australia isn't in a position to try and negotiate a return for Cassie to serve her sentence in an Australia jail". But Kahla Sainsbury said her sister's life would never be the same, even after just a few years in prison.

Global News U2's Bono meets French President Macron to discuss poverty
Author: 0 U2's Bono meets French President Macron to discuss poverty

It's been a busy week for the president-on Monday, he also met with U2's Bono to discuss the refugee crisis-but Macron had already invited Rihanna over to discuss France's approach to funding worldwide education after she tweeted at him in May, starting with a friendly "bonjour".

Global News Rex Tillerson Debates Quitting After 'Unprofessional' Trump Bashes Jeff Sessions
Author: 0 Rex Tillerson Debates Quitting After 'Unprofessional' Trump Bashes Jeff Sessions

When asked how long he plans to stay in the Trump administration, Tillerson replied, "As long as the president lets me". Still, Nauert asserted that Tillerson intends to return to work soon, and remains committed to his job. Facing a myriad of challenges ranging from North Korea's nuclear threat to an evolving crisis in the Middle East, Tillerson's status as the administration's top diplomat has been called into question at times with Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner ...

Global News Former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili is left stateless
Author: 0 Former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili is left stateless

The charismatic reformer came to power in Georgia's 2003 Rose Revolution but then fell from grace and is now wanted by Georgian prosecutors on charges of abuse of office during his nine-year rule that he insists are politically motivated. He then pondered returning to Georgia later and make a political comeback even without his native citizenship. "Poroshenko has stripped Saakashvili of his citizenship and banned him from entering Ukraine".

Global News Burundi robotics team vanishes after USA competition
Author: 0 Burundi robotics team vanishes after USA competition

The chaperone is said to have looked in the college dorms where the kids had been staying but he found that their bags were packed and gone. Don Ingabire, 16, and Audrey Mwamikazi, 17, were later seen crossing into Canada , Metropolitan Police spokeswoman Aquita Brown said Thursday.

Global News Apple Producer Foxconn Looking at Wisconsin, Michigan for $10 Billion Investment
Author: 0 Apple Producer Foxconn Looking at Wisconsin, Michigan for $10 Billion Investment

Trump's official schedule lists a " jobs announcement " at 5 p.m. On Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported Foxconn was "nearing a decision to invest in Wisconsin" and could announce its plans this week in Washington, D.C. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to sign the "Good Jobs for Michigan" legislative package that he lobbied lawmakers to pass earlier this month in a bid to lure Foxconn to the state with tax incentives.

Global News Russian energy sanctions bill puts another crack in strained US-Europe relations
Author: 0 Russian energy sanctions bill puts another crack in strained US-Europe relations

Kushner indicated in his statement that he probably hadn't read that email but didn't say if he believed that they would be receiving information from a foreign government sympathetic to the campaign. diplomats despite the overwhelming expectations. Russian Federation has prepared "economic and political measures that will be adopted if the Senate and Trump support the bill", said Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy chairman of the worldwide affairs committee in the upper house, the RIA Novosti ...

Global News Donald Trump has banned trans people from serving in the USA military
Author: 0 Donald Trump has banned trans people from serving in the USA military

Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., told CBN News, "He makes decisions after talking with field commanders". We don't' need to be experimenting with the military. House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, a California Democrat, called the move "a cruel and arbitrary decision created to humiliate transgender Americans who stepped forward to serve our country".

Global News Ben Stokes: England did not know how to survive at Trent Bridge
Author: 0 Ben Stokes: England did not know how to survive at Trent Bridge

And while Stokes admitted that England had failed to adapt to either the match conditions or pitch in Nottingham, he took exception to any suggestion that the side lacked commitment. They will be looking to improve on their dismal performance and best South Africa this time around. "I think it's important to look at the surface and decide what's going to be the best side to play South Africa in those conditions".

Global News New Jersey Raises Smoking Age
Author: 0 New Jersey Raises Smoking Age

Included in the stack was legislation that raised to 21 the legal age to buy tobacco products in the state. At the bill signing he noted that his mother had died from smoking-related disease, adding "no one should lose their life due to any addictive substance".

Global News Trump Announces Ban On Transgender People Serving In Military
Author: 0 Trump Announces Ban On Transgender People Serving In Military

In Wednesday morning tweets, Trump said that the U.S. military "will not accept or allow Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military. However, the Pentagon commissioned a report previous year by the non-partisan RAND Corp. on transgender troops. This ban cracks the facade of Trump as an ally to the LGBTQ community, a position he claimed during the presidential campaign.

Global News US ambassador reports progress on new North Korea sanctions
Author: 0 US ambassador reports progress on new North Korea sanctions

According to two US officials, however, some other analysts who study North Korea's missile programme do not agree with the DIAL assessment. Pyongyang conducted on July 4 an unprecedented test of a missile capable of hitting the U.S. Still, officials across the political spectrum acknowledged that North Korea is rapidly gaining ground. The United States is making progress in talks with North Korean ally China on imposing new United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang over its latest ...

Global News Senate panel subpoenas former Trump campaign manager Manafort to testify
Author: 0 Senate panel subpoenas former Trump campaign manager Manafort to testify

Taylor Foy, a spokesman for Mr Grassley, said the committee withdrew the subpoena after Mr Manafort agreed to turn over documents and to continue negotiating about setting up an interview with the panel. Jeff Sessions when the men met during the 2016 presidential race. "These illegal leaks, like Comey's, must stop!" His statement describes a December meeting with Mr Flynn and Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak in which Mr Kushner and Mr Kislyak discussed establishing a secure line for the ...

Global News Man loses finger, toes and testicle in alligator attack
Author: 0 Man loses finger, toes and testicle in alligator attack

Frederic Iman suffered serious injuries to his feet and groin after wrestling with the monster in Port Charlotte on Tuesday. "You're having a nice day one minute and the next minute you're a bloody mess", he added. Paramedics arrived and airlifted Fredric to hospital, where his condition is now stable. A nearby surgery center called 911 to report the attack.

Global News USA fears Russian government ARMING Taliban in Afghanistan after shock video claim
Author: 0 USA fears Russian government ARMING Taliban in Afghanistan after shock video claim

John Nicholson, the top commander of the USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan , told Pentagon reporters that Russia, Iran, and Pakistan are all backing the Taliban . "The Russians are giving them these weapons to fight ISIS in Afghanistan, but they are using them against us too", he said. It's hard to piece together eyewitness evidence from remote areas of multiple countries, and videos like the one released by CNN are few and far between.

Global News S.African minister warns against claiming victory in fight against rhino poaching
Author: 0 S.African minister warns against claiming victory in fight against rhino poaching

In the Kruger National Park, 243 rhino carcasses were found between January and the end of June, 2017. Rhino poaching in Kruger National Park, the country's biggest reserve, dropped significantly because of increased security and other measures, but the number of rhinos killed in some other parks increased as poachers moved elsewhere, according to South African officials.

Global News Green light for Crossrail 2 angers northern mayors
Author: 0 Green light for Crossrail 2 angers northern mayors

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham said on Monday the Government's backing of Crossrail 2 would cause "widespread anger" in the North and added: "People here have had to put up with sub-standard rail services for decades and will simply not accept that spending billions more on London is the country's highest priority".

Author: 0 Israel removes controversial metal detectors from Jerusalem holy site

However, it also maintains strategic, if discreet, security ties with Israel - a relationship that has survived several crises and repeated friction over the Jerusalem shrine. Israel decided early on Tuesday to remove metal detectors and replace them with "smart", less obtrusive surveillance means, an Israeli cabinet statement said.

Global News Trump's ex-campaign chief meets Senate investigators
Author: 0 Trump's ex-campaign chief meets Senate investigators

The Republican and Democratic leaders of the panel said Manafort tried to limit his testimony. Manafort submitted the documents to the Senate Intelligence Committee in advance of appearing behind closed doors to answer questions from committee staff, said a person familiar with the investigation of the Trump campaign's interactions with Russian Federation.

Global News Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors, Palestinians reject new measures
Author: 0 Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors, Palestinians reject new measures

It followed the killing on 14 July of two Israeli policemen by Israeli-Arab gunmen, who police say had hidden their weapons on the hilltop site known to Jews as the Temple Mount and Muslims as Haram al-Sharif. "The dangers on the ground will escalate if we go through another cycle of Friday prayer without a resolution to this current crisis", he added, warning events in east Jerusalem were not "localised" but "affect millions, if not billions of people around the world".

Global News State to ban e-cigarettes on school grounds
Author: 0 State to ban e-cigarettes on school grounds

Under state and federal law, voter registration forms are available at the Department of Motor Vehicles and certain social service agencies. Cuomo's executive order expands that to all agencies, including ones that interact with the public through professional licensing and recreational activities.

Global News 31 dead in Taliban auto bomb attack
Author: 0 31 dead in Taliban auto bomb attack

Afghan intelligence sources had earlier told the BBC more than 40 soldiers were killed. That made it the second most risky place for reporters in the world after Syria. He says he saw "so many injured people and cars burning". The Interior Ministry in a statement called the attack a "criminal attack against humanity".

Global News United States has started issuing fast-track H-1B visas again
Author: 0 United States has started issuing fast-track H-1B visas again

USA companies often use the visas to hire graduate-level workers in several specialized fields, including information technology, medicine, engineering and mathematics. USCIS has said that suspending premium processing was necessary to reduce a backlog of long-pending visa petitions and thus reduce overall H-1B processing times.

Global News 2 killed, 25000 evacuated in western India amid heavy rains, floods
Author: 0 2 killed, 25000 evacuated in western India amid heavy rains, floods

Six more teams have also been sent to the affected areas. Notably, Air Force, Army, National Disaster Response Force ( NDRF ) and its state counterpart have been pressed into rescue operations in parts of the State including Saurashtra, Kutch and North Gujarat, which received unprecedented rains over the past fortnight.

Global News Rick Perry tricked into fake interview with Russian pranksters
Author: 0 Rick Perry tricked into fake interview with Russian pranksters

Two Russian comedians, known internationally as "The Jerky Boys of Russia", have pranked US energy secretary Rick Perry , making him believe he was having a phone conversation with Ukraine's prime minister Volodymyr Hroisman. "But it turned out that Elton John was really waiting for this call, and so he immediately believed it really was a conversation with the people who we said we were", he told newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda.

Global News European Union launches proceedings against Poland over judicial reform
Author: 0 European Union launches proceedings against Poland over judicial reform

The commission has also chose to launch legal action against Poland over one of the two reforms that have been enacted, said European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans . Commission First Vice President Frans Timmermans said that if Poland implemented any measure to "dismiss or force the retirement of Supreme Court judges ...

Global News Farewell to an Australian music legend
Author: 0 Farewell to an Australian music legend

We send our deepest condolences to his family, friends and community. Singer songwriter Dr G Yunupingu has died in Darwin, aged 46. He was later introduced to music producer, Michael Hohnen , who worked on three album's with Gurrumul's next act - the Saltwater Band - before convincing him to make a solo album.

Global News Bodies are Found in a Texas Parking Lot
Author: 0 Bodies are Found in a Texas Parking Lot

Police are now investigating a suspected human trafficking ring and it is believed the people found in the truck have been smuggled into the USA illegally. Others were suffering from heat exhaustion and dehydration, police said. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said the incident demonstrated the brutality of smuggling organisations that "have no regard for human life and seek only profits".