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Author: 0 Trump adviser Stephen Miller said eyed for comms chief role

Miller is not the top choice for the position, Axios reported Saturday. Miller is no stranger to facing the press, having served as communications director for then-senator Jeff Sessions, and as a press officer for US Representatives Michele Bachmann and John Shadegg.

Global News Voting for Vice-Presidential election begins in Parliament
Author: 0 Voting for Vice-Presidential election begins in Parliament

SENIOR BJP leader and former Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu was on Saturday elected the 15th Vice-President of India. Naidu's victory means the top three constitutional offices are now held by BJP leaders following the election of the party's candidate Ram Nath Kovind as president earlier this month.

Global News 72nd Anniversary of the first atomic bomb in Hiroshima
Author: 0 72nd Anniversary of the first atomic bomb in Hiroshima

A global treaty has been approved to ban the nuclear weapons, a move that supporters hope will lead to the eventual elimination of all nuclear arms. As of March 2017, the death toll of Hiroshima victims called " hibakusha " stood at 164,621. People pray for atomic bomb victims in front of the cenotaph for the victims of the 1945 atomic bombing, at Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima , western Japan.

Author: 0 BETHLEHEM LIBRARY: Ready for the Great American Eclipse?

As totality occurs, the last rays of light from the sun moving towards the earth creates a bead effect around the moon, called Bailey's Beads . The library's Eclipse Party will take place on August 21 and will last from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Global News Alert issued for missing autistic Lakeland boy
Author: 0 Alert issued for missing autistic Lakeland boy

Adam Roach's parents reported him missing around Friday at 4.00pm after they were unable to find him when he wandered off. The boy was said to be non-verbal and hard of hearing. Deputies are searching for Adam Roach at the Carlton Arms Apartment Complex on Sheperd Road in south Lakeland. Sheriff Judd added Friday that family and domestic issues had been ruled out and they believe Adam had simply managed to wander away.

Global News UN Security Council unanimously adopts new sanctions on N. Korea
Author: 0 UN Security Council unanimously adopts new sanctions on N. Korea

They now have to decide where they want to go from here. They're not going to die here. Haley pushed back on the notion that the Trump administration has presented inconsistent messaging about dealing with North Korea. Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said he hoped recent remarks by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson "were honest - that the US is not seeking to dismantle the existing situation or to forcibly unite the peninsula or to militarily intervene in the country".

Author: 0 Jaitley to visit slain RSS man's family

The Union Minister will also meet the BJP councillors in Thiruvanathapuram whose houses were attacked in the city in the recent past. Also, the finance minister's presence in Kerala might boost the morale of the party's ranks. Jailtley visited the house of the slain RSS karyavahak Rajesh in Sreekaryam. The BJP had alleged that CPI (M) activists were behind the murder, a charge that was vehemently denied by the ruling party.

Author: 0 Congress leaves for recess without accomplishing Trump initiatives

So both chambers are on August recess until after Labor Day. Rand Paul told reporters. So who are these Republicans who aren't always on board with Trump? Think about that one for a few minutes, and compare Trump's performance to that of other presidents in your lifetime, and compare their conduct with Trump's claim.

Global News Air France expands no-fly zone around North Korea after missile scare
Author: 0 Air France expands no-fly zone around North Korea after missile scare

Security Council resolution. All the countries involved in the so-called six-party talks aimed at taming the North's nuclear ambitions belong to the ASEAN Regional Forum, but Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs spokesman Robespierre Bolivar said at a news conference Saturday that there was no plan for those nations to meet on the sidelines of the Manila meetings.

Global News China set for smooth sailing on S. China Sea
Author: 0 China set for smooth sailing on S. China Sea

A total of 27 countries including 10 ASEAN member states will be on hand at the meeting. The document, which details provisions to be observed by China and ASEAN, aims to protect commercial and non-military activities in the disputed area.

Author: 0 Letter to the Editor: US is dying because of Trump, GOP

Adam Kinzinger, a Republican whose district includes most of Ford and Iroquois counties, contains provisions to please and displease members of both parties. Alexander said he's asked Trump to make the payments to insurers for August and September to give his panel time to write legislation . For example, a complete repeal of the ACA without a replacement plan would leave 32 million more people uninsured by 2026, according to a recent nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office ...

Global News Taoiseach on two-day visit to Northern Ireland
Author: 0 Taoiseach on two-day visit to Northern Ireland

Mr Adams welcomed the Taoiseach's comments on Brexit - noting that Northern Ireland voted to remain in the European Union by a near 6% majority. Tensions between politicians on both sides of the border were raised last week after Varadkar was asked by reporters to respond to reports in London that the Irish government wanted to place customs and passports checks at airports and ports as a means of achieving the "frictionless border" desired by all sides.

Global News Trump Kicks Off 17-Day Stay at His New Jersey Golf Club
Author: 0 Trump Kicks Off 17-Day Stay at His New Jersey Golf Club

GREENE: Well, what - is there a litmus test if you're inside a newsroom at The Washington Post or, say, The New York Times or, say, here, where we work at NPR, when you get information and are considering, you know, whether to go with it and publish or not? It has been reported that the current president's aides have declined to report the full extent of his golfing activity.

Global News Gone fishing: Russia's Putin goes shirtless yet again on Siberian lake trip
Author: 0 Gone fishing: Russia's Putin goes shirtless yet again on Siberian lake trip

Russia's President Vladimir Putin , who loves to cultivate a virile man-of-action image, was shown on Russian TV Saturday spear-fishing in a camouflage wetsuit, piloting a powerboat and catching some rays while on a Siberian holiday. This is not the first time the Kremlin has released photos of Putin away from the office. In the meantime, the moody - some would say chaotic - Trump administration and its relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin remains front and center.

Global News Foiled plot to blow up plane, unleash gas revealed in Australia
Author: 0 Foiled plot to blow up plane, unleash gas revealed in Australia

The components, including explosives, for the homemade bomb had been sent via air cargo from Turkey by an IS commander in Syria who had been instructing the men since at least April on how to build the bomb. "Hydrogen sulfide is very hard to make", said Australian Federal Police Deputy Commissioner Michael Phelan. A June 7 airstrike killed Lavdrim Muhaxheri, an ISIS terrorist from Albania who was responsible for planning numerous terrorist attacks, including a failed plot to bomb a ...

Author: 0 Ending subsidies could cost millions their health coverage

The health law requires insurers to help low-income consumers with their copays and deductibles. Governors from both parties are calling on the Trump administration to fully fund key subsidies to insurers under ObamaCare. What could change that, it says, would be for the Trump administration to stop enforcing or to weaken the individual mandate. "Whether he has the authority is a harder question".

Global News Man dies on Bigg Boss Tamil sets, hosted by Kamal Haasan
Author: 0 Man dies on Bigg Boss Tamil sets, hosted by Kamal Haasan

Aarav along with other housemates noticed this and rushed to the poolside and pulled her out. But later she said not to over act towards her. Shakthi who had misunderstandings in the house with Oviya has told her that he is for her. The official announcement of week 6th twill be announced tomorrow to the set audience and the same episode will be telecast on this Sunday night in Vijay TV.

Author: 0 It's time for bipartisan repairs to Obamacare

The Rosen campaign launched a 60-second digital ad on Tuesday highlighting Heller's vote last week for the Obamacare repeal bill. "We have important work to get done over the remainder of this work period", McConnell said . But Sessions, the first Republican senator to endorse Trump, was enjoying rolling back numerous Obama-era protections in areas like civil rights, and refused to resign.

Global News Pressure grows for Trump to fund Obamacare subsidies
Author: 0 Pressure grows for Trump to fund Obamacare subsidies

Centene has famously (well, famously within health policy circles!) expanded into the marketplace as other bigger health plans like Anthem and United have fled. Health insurers aren't the only ones who want President Trump to commit to paying Obamacare's cost-sharing subsidies. We're seeing more lobbying now because the CSR issue is getting more real .

Global News Senators Block President Trump From Making Recess Appointments During August Break
Author: 0 Senators Block President Trump From Making Recess Appointments During August Break

Trump has openly criticized Sessions in a series of Twitter statements in the recent days after the chief prosecutor recused himself from a Justice Department probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 United States election. This approach was also used by the Republican controlled Senate during the Barack Obama administration to prevent recess appointments, including a Supreme Court nomination for the seat vacated by the late Justice Antonin Scalia.

Global News ABQ Mayor Berry to Jeff Sessions: Albuquerque is not a sanctuary city
Author: 0 ABQ Mayor Berry to Jeff Sessions: Albuquerque is not a sanctuary city

But Berry says Albuquerque has been seeking to work with immigration authorities since he took office in 2009 and vehemently denied Albuquerque was a "sanctuary" city. Those cities also responded that they are not sanctuary cities nor do they run their own jails. The state says it adheres to federal policies on immigration in its detention system.

Global News Russia's Kislyak: 'No secrets' in talks with Flynn
Author: 0 Russia's Kislyak: 'No secrets' in talks with Flynn

Back in December, Russian President Putin decided not to respond to sanctions imposed by the outgoing U.S. administration and act in accordance with the ties built with the new USA leadership. Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania says he was shocked at a tweet by President Donald Trump that says "you can blame Congress" for a relationship "at an all-time" and "dangerous low".

Author: 0 Special counsel requests Michael Flynn documents

Mueller, who took over the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation when Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III recused himself, is apparently trying to determine if Flynn received secret payments from the Turkish government in the closing months of the 2016 election.

Global News Colon Throws Complete Game In Twins Win
Author: 0 Colon Throws Complete Game In Twins Win

Colon gave up two early runs in the first inning, but settled down from there. The win is Colons' first as a member of the Minnesota Twins, and makes him the second oldest player in American League in the last 25 years to to win a complete game.

Global News Trump defends national security advisor from right-wing critics
Author: 0 Trump defends national security advisor from right-wing critics

He rose to fame when he wrote a note comparing the technique employed by the globalists and Islamists against President Trump (the creation of a parallel state) to that employed by the Chinese maoïsts. Another Flynn appointee, Retired Col. Derek Harvey , was removed from his post last week. Sometimes Americans' names were officially unmasked; other times they were so specifically described in the reports that their identities were readily discernible.

Global News Southeast Asia issues strong rebuke, warning to North Korea
Author: 0 Southeast Asia issues strong rebuke, warning to North Korea

North Korea's top diplomat, Ri Hong-Yo, is also attending the regional summit, which is hosted by the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). A source speaking to the agency claimed Russian Federation and China might support the USA -drafted resolution. The diplomat said oil was not included in the draft resolution and neither are new air restrictions.

Global News People going insane over Amazon's toilet paper printed with Trump's tweets
Author: 0 People going insane over Amazon's toilet paper printed with Trump's tweets

Toilet Tweets, the retailer, described the toilet paper on its website as: "A collection of ten of Donald Trump's most flushable tweets printed throughout a roll of 2-ply toilet paper". Trump tweeted on Election Day 2012. "What I am saying is stay out of Syria", Trump said in September 2013. "The electoral college is a disaster for democracy." In case that's not enough bathroom humor for you, some enterprising person even created a talking Trump toilet paper holder that blurts ...

Global News Heatwaves 'could kill 152000 Europeans a year by 2100'
Author: 0 Heatwaves 'could kill 152000 Europeans a year by 2100'

They looked at records of weather-related events in those countries for a 30-year stretch and compared them with projections for population growth and future weather disasters. The death toll is expected to rise from 2,700 at the start of the century to 151,500 by its end. Nearly everyone living in Italy, Greece, Spain, Croatia, Cyprus, Malta, Portugal and Slovenia would be affected by weather-related disasters, causing 700 deaths per 1 million people annually.

Global News European Union sanctions against Russian Federation over Siemens turbines violate intl law - energy ministry
Author: 0 European Union sanctions against Russian Federation over Siemens turbines violate intl law - energy ministry

The EU said 153 people and 40 companies had now been targeted by individual sanctions against Russian Federation. Earlier in the day, the European Union imposed additional sanctions on Moscow over a scandal surrounding the transfer of turbines supplied by German company Siemens to the Russian peninsula of Crimea in violation of previous Brussels' sanctions.

Global News North Korean missile in near miss with Air France flight to Tokyo
Author: 0 North Korean missile in near miss with Air France flight to Tokyo

Four export sectors are targeted in the resolution - coal, iron and iron ore, lead and lead ore, and seafood. It will again include language to toughen enforcement of old and these new sanctions . 5, 2017. On suggestions to push North Korea out of the ARF, he said: "If (North Korea) wants to exit, there are no hard and fast rules to prevent it".

Global News US Troops Are on the Ground in Yemen for al-Qaeda Offensive
Author: 0 US Troops Are on the Ground in Yemen for al-Qaeda Offensive

A contingent of US troops are involved in a Yemeni operation to push al-Qaida militants from one of their key strongholds in central Yemen, the Pentagon said Friday. An official news agency controlled by Yemen's Houthi rebels says 12 civilians have been killed in two airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition in a northern province.

Global News Search Intensifies for White House Communications Director: Who's on the Shortlist
Author: 0 Search Intensifies for White House Communications Director: Who's on the Shortlist

Multiple sources close to the White House and the administration expect the process to replace John Kelly , who was tapped as White House chief of staff this week, will take some time. "They have a beachhead". Scaramucci's ouster was fueled by an explosive interview he gave to the New Yorker's Ryan Lizza last week, in which he blasted people who leaked information from the White House and referred to senior White House staff in vulgar terms.

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