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Global News Iran claims successful rocket test, move likely to anger US
Author: 0 Iran claims successful rocket test, move likely to anger US

That launch happened while Iran was negotiating the nuclear deal. The state media report did not elaborate on the rocket's payload. The launch was reported alongside news of the official opening of the Imam Khomeini National Space Center, named after Ruhollah Khomeini, the first Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic.

Global News Anne Hathaway to be a new 'Barbie Doll'
Author: 0 Anne Hathaway to be a new 'Barbie Doll'

Her announcement about departing from the film reportedly put a strain on Sony to meet deadlines not only on the film, but on the obvious marketing demands that come with it including Mattel commitment to produce merchandise tie-ins with the film.

Global News MS police kill man while serving warrant at wrong house
Author: 0 MS police kill man while serving warrant at wrong house

Official documents obtained by WMC Action News 5 show Southaven police officers had a search warrant for the house across the street from Lopez's home. However, Lopez's wife disputed both of these claims, according to Jordan Castillo, a family friend. " She said when he got up, she heard the footsteps all the way up to the door, she heard the doorknob turn, and then after the doorknob turned it was just gunshots from there ", Castillo said.

Global News No Hero Here: John McCain and the Doom of Empathy
Author: 0 No Hero Here: John McCain and the Doom of Empathy

McCain's arrival back to the Senate , however, doesn't guarantee leaders will have the votes they need to begin debate. "I will not vote for this bill as it is today", McCain said, and if it fails "as seems likely", the Senate should go back to the drawing board, with hearings, mark-ups and consultation with Democrats - all things that have thus far ben lacking.

Global News Brown loaned to Brighton after signing Chelsea contract
Author: 0 Brown loaned to Brighton after signing Chelsea contract

Brendan Rodgers must rival Premier League new boys Brighton to lure Cardiff City hitman Kenneth Zohore north of the border to Celtic this summer. Brown's versatility is likely to have caught the attention of Hughton, who can deploy him on the wings, as a No.9 or 10, as well as in the central midfield area.

Global News Kellyanne Conway Doesn't Deny Reince Priebus Is A Leaker
Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway Doesn't Deny Reince Priebus Is A Leaker

CNN's Chris Cuomo conducted a lengthy interview with incoming White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci on Wednesday - and came away baffled by the new Trump administration member's efforts to evade his questions. "Because that's what it looks like in that particular tweet Scaramucci sent out yesterday". There has been speculation that Scaramucci is gunning to take over Priebus' position as chief of staff, and that the former Wall Street honcho views Priebus as too much of ...

Global News Monday: Scattered rain and storms, localized flooding possible
Author: 0 Monday: Scattered rain and storms, localized flooding possible

Southwest winds will be between 10 and 20 miles per hour. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Northeast wind 9 to 16 miles per hour. There will also be a low chance of showers and storms that night. Friday: 30-percent chance of showers and thunderstorms; high near 91 and a low around 76.

Global News NASA Will Chase the Total Solar Eclipse in Badass Jets
Author: 0 NASA Will Chase the Total Solar Eclipse in Badass Jets

The " path of totality " in OR will stretch for 62 miles, starting between Lincoln City and Newport on the OR coast and stretching southeastward to communities including Salem, Corvallis, Albany, Madras, John Day and Ontario before continuing its path across the US toward SC.

Global News Trump speaks to advisers about firing Sessions
Author: 0 Trump speaks to advisers about firing Sessions

Former White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter of the Bush administration, a vocal critic of Trump , believes that the president aims to oust Sessions and replace him with an attorney general who would squash the Mueller probe. Trump said he would never have hired Sessions had he known he would recuse himself. President Donald Trump is reportedly considering replacing Attorney General Jeff Sessions with former GOP Mayor Rudy Giuliani of NY.

Global News This Weekend Is Sales Tax-Free On Certain Items
Author: 0 This Weekend Is Sales Tax-Free On Certain Items

The sales tax holiday is now the last weekend in July, instead of the first weekend in August. The Tax Foundation study noted that Texas is one of 16 states that have such holidays on the books, down from 17 past year and 18 in 2015. The city's monthly sales tax revenue rose about 4.8 percent in May to $50.7 million, data released by the Texas comptroller's office show. " Sales tax holidays do not promote economic growth or significantly increase consumer purchases", reads the report.

Global News 'What Happened': Hillary Clinton to tell all in campaign memoir
Author: 0 'What Happened': Hillary Clinton to tell all in campaign memoir

In the book, to be published September 12, the former secretary of state will describe what it was like to run against Donald Trump as the first woman nominated by a major party for president. Though those subjects have been chewed over exhaustively by pundits and politicians since her loss, Clinton's publisher, Simon & Schuster, promises a more intimate, on-the-ground perspective.

Global News Trump taking victory lap in Ohio
Author: 0 Trump taking victory lap in Ohio

It speaks to the man that he comes to OH - not only because of our importance politically - but most politicians once they win, they get in office, they don't go around and say "thank you.' And that's what I felt like this was". Jackson's presidency became mired in controversy about the legitimacy of his marriage and his frequent tendency to become involved in duels. 'They better buckle up because they have seven more years.

Global News Anthony Scaramucci vows 'dramatic action' to plug White House leaks
Author: 0 Anthony Scaramucci vows 'dramatic action' to plug White House leaks

Scaramucci said he did not know if Short had leaked information and said he wished him well. "You're an inherited money dude from Queens County", Scaramucci said . I'm not going to be able to stop the leaks in the intergovernmental agencies and all that other stuff, that's a different ball of wax. "I'm more of a front-stabbing person", he said .

Global News Small plane misses cars but kills 4 aboard in highway crash
Author: 0 Small plane misses cars but kills 4 aboard in highway crash

Pictures posted on Twitter showed that the plane missed passing cars on the freeway, and nearby drivers pulled over immediately and rushed to help. The crash happened near Riverdale Road in Weber County. "The plane slid across three lanes of the highway and hit a median", Sgt Royce said in telephone interview. "As soon as it started to make a right bank, it went vertical drop straight down onto the freeway", he told KUTV.

Global News Senate vote starts process to take coverage from millions
Author: 0 Senate vote starts process to take coverage from millions

Now that the new health care bill is out, it's time for vote-counting and horse-trading. The organizers of the Women's March, the tax day protests and April 22's March for Science are involved - as well as Indivisible, a hub of left-leaning resistance with hundreds of local chapters; the Barack Obama-aligned Organizing for Action and Bernie Sanders' Our Revolution; leading progressive groups including Planned Parenthood , MoveOn.org, the Center for American Progress Action Fund and more.

Global News Israel removes last security on Temple Moun-Noble Sanctuary
Author: 0 Israel removes last security on Temple Moun-Noble Sanctuary

Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have issued calls for mass protests by Muslims against Israel on Friday over security measures instated at a contested Jerusalem holy site. Meanwhile, a majority of Israelis did not support removing the metal detectors, saying the decision amounts to surrender. Abu Arafeh spoke as he and his son Amjad, 37, sat on the ground near the Old City's Lion's Gate, the main area for the street prayers, on Tuesday evening.

Author: 0 Palestinians Say Coordination With Israel Still Frozen Over Temple Mount

Palestinians claim Israel is trying to cement control over the site. Abbas stressed on Tuesday he would maintain a freeze on security coordination with Israel - an unprecedented step imposed in the wake of the placement of the metal detectors - "unless all measures go back to what they were before" the July 14 attack .

Author: 0 Jordan mourners chant 'death to Israel' after embassy shooting

Jordanian police are demanding to question the guard, while relatives of the stabber are calling for the death penalty. "All are in good health", the Israeli Prime Minister's Office said, adding that the diplomats' return "was made possible by the close cooperation that took place in the last 24 hours between Israel and Jordan".

Global News Amazon hiring another 50K fulfillment employees — GeekWire
Author: 0 Amazon hiring another 50K fulfillment employees — GeekWire

There will be more than 10,000 part-time jobs available at sorting centers, and some supporting and managerial positions. "These are great opportunities with runway for advancement", Olsen said . If all goes to plan, by the end of August Amazon will have more than 300,000 employees, compared with the 30,000 it had in 2011. Those working full-time jobs at Amazon get access to health insurance, disability insurance, company stock and retirement savings plans.

Global News Cruise Ship Deaths: FBI Investigating Woman's Death Aboard Vessel In Alaska
Author: 0 Cruise Ship Deaths: FBI Investigating Woman's Death Aboard Vessel In Alaska

The ship was diverted to Juneau because of the investigation, arriving almost five hours ahead of schedule on Wednesday morning, said S. Kirby Day III with the cruise line. Federal Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Staci Feger-Pellessier said that arrests had yet to be made, but that a evidence response team had been sent to Alaska's capital city of Juneau, according to the station.

Global News Ajit Doval Arrives In China For BRICS Meeting Amid Sikkim Standoff
Author: 0 Ajit Doval Arrives In China For BRICS Meeting Amid Sikkim Standoff

India's stand-off with China in recent times had been instigated by vocal support for the Dalai Lama, no-shows at worldwide projects such the "One Belt, One Road" project as well as several border aggressions. So far, foreign minister, Wang Yi has been the highest ranking Chinese politician to have commented on the military impasse. This is seen as a signal from the top leadership that any possibility of a military conflict should be avoided because India is an important market for Chinese ...

Global News 'Time will tell' the fate of 'beleaguered' AG, says Trump
Author: 0 'Time will tell' the fate of 'beleaguered' AG, says Trump

The attorney general's chief of staff, Jody Hunt, told the White House that Sessions "plans to move forward with his agenda in the department and he has no plans for resigning". "Trump is a great advocate for our ideas", Sessions told Bannon. President Donald Trump and his one-time ally, Jeff Sessions , are on the outs.

Global News Venezuela: Maduro caught between a strike and us sanctions
Author: 0 Venezuela: Maduro caught between a strike and us sanctions

President Maduro has scheduled a vote for Sunday for a constitutional assembly to restore order in Venezuela , where more than 100 people have been killed in near daily violent clashes between protesters and security forces since April. One of the prosecutors on the case who later sought asylum in the United States said he was ordered by the government to arrest Lopez despite a lack of evidence.

Global News Cape protest calls on SA to sever Israel ties
Author: 0 Cape protest calls on SA to sever Israel ties

But on top of the outbreak of violence mainly in the Jerusalem area, a move on Friday by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to suspend security coordination, plus global criticism, cranked up pressure on Israel . Friday evening also saw a Palestinian break into a home in a Jewish settlement in the West Bank and stab four Israelis, killing three. Israel's installation of metal detectors over a week ago at the site, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble ...

Author: 0 Very hot today and a chance of strong storms Friday

Temperatures will top out in the upper 80s, and a cold front swinging through will spark some showers and storms in the afternoon. First Alert Friday: Partly cloudy, 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms by late afternoon, some could be severe.

Global News Twin toddlers die after pulled from backyard pool on Long Island
Author: 0 Twin toddlers die after pulled from backyard pool on Long Island

Police arrived at the scene and found Anthony at the bottom of the pool before the twins were both rushed to the hospital where they died. When she looked out of the window she saw one of the boy's floating in the in-ground pool and pulled the child out and immediately performed CPR as she called 911 on speaker phone at about 8:40 a.m., according to police.

Global News Wisconsin company wants to microchip employees
Author: 0 Wisconsin company wants to microchip employees

Employees at Three Square Market willingly are making that fantasy a reality, implanting their own bodies with microchips . A micro market, also known as a break room market, has become a staple in the USA with over 20,000 locations and growing.

Global News Kansas Governor Sam Brownback nominated US Religious Freedom Ambassador
Author: 0 Kansas Governor Sam Brownback nominated US Religious Freedom Ambassador

Brian Hart, a former deputy chief of staff for Brownback in Washington, said accepting the appointment was a difficult decision for the governor "but when the president of the United States asks, it's hard not to answer the call to serve". foreign policy, according to the State Department's website. Opposition to confirmation of Brownback emerged from Equality Kansas, an organization of LGBT Kansans and others who repeatedly fought the governor's agenda.

Global News LGBT soldiers group launched to destroy homophobic ISIS
Author: 0 LGBT soldiers group launched to destroy homophobic ISIS

The rainbow group will fight under the banner of the International Revolutionary People's Guerrilla Forces ( IRPGF ), an anarchist collective which is taking on ISIS with Kurdish forces. Images of the alleged unit's members flying flags that bore the words "these faggots kill fascists" were shared thousands of times on Twitter , and the announcement was reported widely by western media outlets.

Global News Netanyahu threatens to shut Al Jazeera Jerusalem office
Author: 0 Netanyahu threatens to shut Al Jazeera Jerusalem office

Israeli authorities closed the Al-Aqsa Mosque that is venerated by Muslims and Jews - who call the site Temple Mount - and canceled weekly Friday prayers for the first time in almost five decades, following a deadly shootout July 14. "If this is not possible because of legal interpretation, I am going to seek to have the necessary legislation adopted to expel Al- Jazeera from Israel".

Global News Senate panel subpoenas Manafort; Kushner gives more testimony
Author: 0 Senate panel subpoenas Manafort; Kushner gives more testimony

The Senate passed a similar bill in a near-unanimous vote last month. "We support where the legislation is now, and will continue to work with the House and Senate to put those tough sanctions in place on Russian Federation", said newly appointed White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders .

Global News Well and able? Buhari's cheerful photos with governors in London
Author: 0 Well and able? Buhari's cheerful photos with governors in London

According to them, the seven governors were selected by the Nigerian Governors Forum to make the visit. Click any of these buttons below! "He will be back to Nigeria as soon as his doctors give the go-ahead". THISDAY also gathered that the excuse over the paucity of funds was no longer tenable, as governors had pledged to engage with the national leadership to provide funding for the convention.

Global News Vikings' Everson Griffen gets four-year contract extension
Author: 0 Vikings' Everson Griffen gets four-year contract extension

The Vikings are putting their faith in Everson Griffen . Griffen, 29, is now under contract through 2022. Griffen, 29, has recorded the fifth-most sacks in the National Football League since 2014 (30.5) when he became a starter. Fan From Hopkins Davey Johnson says, "I love how the fans can actually interact with the players, get to know the players and all of the good players".

Global News Rauner demands end to 'outrageous' hold on school funding bill
Author: 0 Rauner demands end to 'outrageous' hold on school funding bill

This time the fight is over school funding. "But other school districts, where the property tax base is not so good, they've already depleted a lot of their reserves". Rauner is looking to remove $145 million of that. "If [Rauner] does that, we only have one option and that is to override", Cullerton said. They could also draft a new proposal.