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Author: 0 Stephen Miller Could Replace 'The Mooch' as WH Comms Director

Kelly, thereby forcing his second chief of staff to quit. Will the Mooch, now free of his White House duties , really "leave old grudges behind"? Lizza said he talked to Scaramucci before they published , explaining that it was newsworthy because he was the White House communications director, which Scaramucci said he understood.

Global News WEATHER: Slight chance of showers Sunday, likely storms Monday
Author: 0 WEATHER: Slight chance of showers Sunday, likely storms Monday

There is a 30 to 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Temperatures will be more seasonable Tuesday , with a high of 78. Rain is expected to continue through the evening, and the overnight low will be around 55 degrees. Mostly cloudy with a high near 88. Friday night: Mostly cloudy; low of 65. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Saturday night: 50 percent chance of showers.

Author: 0 Special Counsel Robert Mueller Asks White House For Documents On Michael Flynn

Amid reports that Mueller might be going beyond the defined scope of his investigation to dive into Trump's financial records, Rosenstein said the Justice Department doesn't engage in "fishing expeditions". Tillis noted that the bill was is meant to live beyond this administration and that Congress has no evidence the president is thinking of firing Mueller.

Global News Typhoon Noru makes landfall at Wakayama prefecture in western Japan
Author: 0 Typhoon Noru makes landfall at Wakayama prefecture in western Japan

As of 3:00 p.m. local time (0600 GMT), a total of 73,000 people in 32,000 households in five prefectures in western Japan were ordered or advised to evacuate. As of Monday morning, the typhoon had brought rainfall of over 330 millimetres in some parts of Kochi prefecture and more than 260 mm in the town of Kamikatsu in Tokushima prefecture, both in Shikoku.

Global News Software engineer finds mother's decomposed body at home after returning from US
Author: 0 Software engineer finds mother's decomposed body at home after returning from US

After that, Sahani and Rituraj didn't contact each other, reported English daily Times of India . "The last conversation between the mother and son took place in April 2016". On entering, he saw that his mother's body had completely decomposed and only her skeleton had remained. The latch was opened through this hole. Given the complete decomposition of the body, police believe she passed away at least a few weeks ago.

Global News Tough time for commuters as BEST buses go off Mumbai roads
Author: 0 Tough time for commuters as BEST buses go off Mumbai roads

The BEST bus strike that started yesterday midnight has affected the normal life of Mumbaikar who depend heavily on the bus transport system. "We aren't calling off the strike until we are given a written assurance", he added. Meanwhile, the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has made a decision to run extra buses. Maharashtra's transport commissioner Praveen Gedam told PTI, "All are allowed to run as stage carriage in Mumbai ".

Global News CBA blames faulty code for alleged law violations
Author: 0 CBA blames faulty code for alleged law violations

CBA also failed to monitor transactions on 778,370 accounts, and failed to report $77 million worth of suspicious transactions on time or at all, the regulator alleged . "Following the software update, a coding error occurred which meant the IDMs did not create the TTRs needed", the bank said in a statement. AUSTRAC says.

Global News Kellyanne Conway Says Trump Not Discussing Firing Special Counsel Bob Mueller
Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway Says Trump Not Discussing Firing Special Counsel Bob Mueller

Given that the thrice-wed New Yorker married an immigrant and once lectured Republicans on the need to defend gay rights, many critics have said his recent announcements smack of hypocrisy. Vox reports: "Shortly after the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller in May, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe told several of the highest-ranking managers of the bureau they should consider themselves possible witnesses in any investigation into whether President Donald Trump engaged in ...

Global News Welcome boost from China to global pressure on North Korea
Author: 0 Welcome boost from China to global pressure on North Korea

The spokesperson for the South Korean president announced that Moon said that he plans to keep encouraging Pyongyang to return to the negotiating table. It also prohibits countries from increasing the current numbers of North Korean labourers working overseas, bans new joint ventures any new investment in current joint ventures.

Global News ASEAN Foreign Ministers Express 'Grave Concern' over N. Korea
Author: 0 ASEAN Foreign Ministers Express 'Grave Concern' over N. Korea

In the posting on Saturday, it said diplomats were told the USA "trumpeting" about war and its threat of sanctions only increased Pyongyang's "vigilance and courage", and justification for its tests. Adding to the drumbeat of criticism, the commander of USA forces in the Pacific, Adm. Harry Harris, said Monday that the code of conduct negotiations with an "aggressive" China will be a key challenge for the region.

Global News Syria crimes worse than in Yugoslavia or Rwanda
Author: 0 Syria crimes worse than in Yugoslavia or Rwanda

According to her, "at first in Syria, the opposition were the good ones; the government were the bad ones" - but now, "everyone is bad". In her comments to Blick, Del Ponte described Syria as a land without a future. The commission has released a dozen reports on atrocities, but investigators have never gained access to the country, relying on interviews, pictures, medical records and other documents for their findings.

Global News The Saturdays Mollie King confirmed as first Strictly Come Dancing 2017 contestant
Author: 0 The Saturdays Mollie King confirmed as first Strictly Come Dancing 2017 contestant

Mollie, 30, also gave a warning to her fellow Strictly rivals, saying: 'I'm very competitive so watch out the other contestants. Craig told BANG Showbiz recently: "I'm really looking forward to working with our new head judge Shirley Ballas, she's going to be fantastic, I met up with her, she's a real laugh, hopefully we'll get on and it won't be a frosty relationship that I had with Len Goody, Goody, Goodman".

Global News ASEAN overcomes communique impasse, urges non-militarisation in South China Sea
Author: 0 ASEAN overcomes communique impasse, urges non-militarisation in South China Sea

The penalties, approved unanimously Saturday by the Security Council, aim to cut off roughly one-third of North Korea's estimated $3 billion in annual exports, ostensibly starving the nation of funds for its weapons programs. On Aug. 2, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said, "we believe the pressure campaign is working, because we are seeing success" with countries rejecting North Korean workers, who are a huge source of revenue for the country, and in limiting Pyongyang's ...

Global News How to Get Congress Moving on Health Care Reform
Author: 0 How to Get Congress Moving on Health Care Reform

Congressional Republicans have shifted from discussing repeal of the Affordable Care Act to talking about how to bolster the 2010 law - but the Trump administration continues to flirt with undermining it. Over the weekend President Donald Trump unleashed a Tweet-storm, threatening members of Congress if they don't repeal and/or replace Obamacare .

Global News U.S. special counsel seeks Flynn documents from White House
Author: 0 U.S. special counsel seeks Flynn documents from White House

Mueller's team, investigating whether President Trump's campaign coordinated with Russian Federation to influence last year's election, have questioned witnesses close to the former three-star general about Flynn's work with firms tied to the Turkish government, the New York Times reported .

Global News Right from the heart, special quotes for Raksha Bandhan
Author: 0 Right from the heart, special quotes for Raksha Bandhan

Give her the Haldiram's Squash Range - and let her know how cool she is! It helps me know how much you care. "To have a loving relationship with a sister is not simply to have a buddy or a confident - it is to have a soulmate for life". So friends, hope you have a wonderful Raksha Bandhan . According to the ancient tale which is associated with the concept of Rakhi , Alexander's the great wife had tied Rakhi on King Porus' wrist and ensured the safety of her husband Alexander in 326 ...

Global News Search called off for 3 US Marines who crashed off Australia
Author: 0 Search called off for 3 US Marines who crashed off Australia

The Osprey ditched into the water off the Queensland coast during a training exercise on Saturday afternoon, 23 of the 26 crew members on board were rescued. "Our thoughts are with all those affected by this tragic event and the Australian Government stands ready to support the USA further in any way we can", she said in a statement.

Global News Special counsel Mueller asks White House for Flynn documents
Author: 0 Special counsel Mueller asks White House for Flynn documents

Attorney and Mueller was Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Though a bipartisan group of senators has already started to prevent that possibility by introducing legislation that requires court oversight before firing a special counselor, two leading Republicans maintained in interviews Sunday that Mueller's dismissal remains unlikely.

Global News USA conspiring to sabotage IWT says Khawaja Asif
Author: 0 USA conspiring to sabotage IWT says Khawaja Asif

Addressing his first press conference at Pakistan Muslim League-N House in Sialkot since taking over his new role, Asif said both India and Afghanistan have failed to respond positively to Pakistan's desire for peace. However, he warned any misadventure would eventually disturb the regional peace essential for development. On the issue of terrorism, Asif said that the federal government has been battling it successfully for several decades, by uprooting and crushing terrorists.

Author: 0 The Mooch's replacement could be Stephen Miller

President# Donald Trump could soon appoint a new policy adviser. The possible move was first reported on political website Axios , but two White House officials confirmed to the Washington Post that Miller was being considered for the position, cautioning that as yet no final decision has been made.

Global News Mysterious Creatures Attack Australian Teen's Legs In The Water
Author: 0 Mysterious Creatures Attack Australian Teen's Legs In The Water

With his legs still numb, a shocked Kanizay left a trail of blood along the esplanade as he made his way home, but it wasn't until he hopped in the shower to wash away the blood that he and his family realised something wasn't quite right. A video he took shows dozens of bugs in a tray of water devouring chunks of meat. But how likely is it that it could it be flesh-eating sea lice? But another marine expert, Michael Brown, told Sunrise he believed they might be "jellyfish larvae".

Global News Trump tweets support for North Korea sanctions
Author: 0 Trump tweets support for North Korea sanctions

So far, to try to achieve more cooperation with China, Trump has gone from trying to charm Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago to tweeting his disappointment - and now, openly threatening the U.S. China blames this USA position for the standoff, and many Chinese observers suspect America is unwilling to negotiate with North Korea because the nuclear crisis provides a pretext for the U.S.to beef up military forces in Asia and contain China.

Author: 0 S Korea, US agree to pressure North Korea

On Monday, Kono is slated to participate in the ARF, an annual security gathering involving foreign ministers from almost 30 nations including China, Japan, South Korea, the United States and the ASEAN members. "Very happy and impressed with 15-0 United Nations vote on North Korea sanctions", Trump tweeted. South Korean news agency Yonhap reported Ms Kang as saying that Mr Ri's rejection appeared to be connected with mounting sanctions on North Korea.

Global News Jerusalem's holy site crisis
Author: 0 Jerusalem's holy site crisis

The comments of Sonja Zimmermann from the Services and Research Center on Palestine (DocP) came following the recent Israeli restrictions on Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque. Some 115 Palestinians were treated for wounds both inside the compound and in the surrounding area, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent. Ahmed Aboul Gheit, the organisation's Secretary-General, said "no Muslim in the world would accept tarnishing the Al-Aqsa mosque".

Global News Terror funding: Separatist Shabir Shah's close aide Aslam Wani arrested by ED
Author: 0 Terror funding: Separatist Shabir Shah's close aide Aslam Wani arrested by ED

According to India Today , Wani was earlier arrested in 2015 and it was then he claimed passing Rs. 2.25 crore to Shah. The 2007 case came after a special cell in Delhi arrested Wani and recovered a pistol and Rs 62.9 lakh from him. Shah, the son-in-law of hardline separatist leader Geelani, was in the custody of the Jammu and Kashmir Police, who had put him under preventive detention immediately after the festival of Eid last month.

Global News Gujarat MLAs to return today
Author: 0 Gujarat MLAs to return today

Dismissing media reports and BJP's accusations that Congress MLAs were having fun at the Bengaluru resort, while people in their constituencies in Gujarat were suffering because of floods, Mr Gohil said, "If we wanted to have a good time, we would have accepted the Rs 15 crore from the BJP and stayed at some fancy resort".

Global News Three teens in stolen vehicle die in Palm Harbor
Author: 0 Three teens in stolen vehicle die in Palm Harbor

It came to a deadly end around 4:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, near US 19 and Tampa Road. "The Explorer sped up considerably, probably at speeds that exceed well over 100 miles per hour", Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said. The deputy was traveling eastbound on Tampa Road in the opposite direction of the Ford Explorer when it entered the intersection of Tampa Road and collided with a 1999 Toyota Camry driven Ricky Melendez, 29, who was traveling northbound on US 19.

Global News MotoGP in Brno and British Superbikes at Thruxton
Author: 0 MotoGP in Brno and British Superbikes at Thruxton

Crutchlow went for further examinations after qualifying, but the hospital checks did not reveal any significant injury and he is expected to be fit to race on Sunday. After his out-lap, Marquez was over 10 seconds faster than the next fastest rider - and flew past the middle of the field, forcing other teams to reconsider their strategy.

Global News United Nations to vote on tougher North Korea sanctions
Author: 0 United Nations to vote on tougher North Korea sanctions

According to the diplomat, coal has been North Korea's largest export, earning $1.2 billion past year which was then restricted by the Security Council to a maximum $400 million. The Council also designated several additional individuals for a travel ban and assets freeze, as well as designating entities for an assets freeze.

Global News Aust backs United Nations sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 Aust backs United Nations sanctions on North Korea

The resolution bans North Korea from exporting coal, iron ore, lead and seafood products - the "lifeline exports that sustain Kim Jong Un's deadly aspirations", Mr Rycroft said . The comments came as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in the Philippines for a regional summit that is expected to focus heavily on concerns with North Korea .

Global News White House: Trump 'not discussing' firing Mueller
Author: 0 White House: Trump 'not discussing' firing Mueller

Rosenstein said, "In general, Chris, it doesn't say anything about the likelihood of indictments because we conduct investigations and we make a determination at some point in the course of the investigation about whether charges are appropriate".

Global News China says sanctions needed for North Korea but talks crucial
Author: 0 China says sanctions needed for North Korea but talks crucial

Not even close. The North Korean threat has not left us, it is rapidly growing more risky", U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the council. A Japanese foreign ministry spokesman on Sunday welcomed tougher United Nations sanctions on North Korea over its missile tests and said it was time to exert more "effective pressure" on Pyongyang rather than to pursue dialogue.

Global News Tropical Storm Franklin Could Form This Week
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Franklin Could Form This Week

When it does reach tropical storm intensity, it will be known as Franklin , the sixth named storm of the season. Satellite imagery shows development of the system heading for the Yucatan Peninsula. But it's tough to track exactly where the system may head "since the center lacks definition", according to Senior Hurricane Specialist Richard Pasch.

Global News Firefighters tackle blaze in second Dubai Marina tower
Author: 0 Firefighters tackle blaze in second Dubai Marina tower

The fire at the Tiger Tower on Sunday began on clothes left on a 53rd floor balcony, said Capt. Amer Abdulwahab al-Qahtani of the Dubai Civil Defense. Flames shot up the sides of the Torch tower, close to Marina Pinnacle, in the second blaze to hit the high-rise since 2015, forcing hundreds of occupants to flee as burning debris showered down the sides of the 1,105 foot (337 meters)-tall, 79-storey structure.

Author: 0 Tillerson assures North Korea 'We are not your enemy'

According to the Chicago Tribune editorial "Trump, No. Korea, and China's choice" Aug.1, President Trump tweeted about China: "they do nothing for us with North Korea - just talk". "You can not speak about them together", Qian told reporters at a news conference to announce new trade data. On the same day, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley urged China to "take a vital step" in resolving the issue.

Global News At ASEAN, Tillerson Presses Counterparts on North Korea
Author: 0 At ASEAN, Tillerson Presses Counterparts on North Korea

US President Donald Trump has touted new sanctions the UN Security Council approved for North Korea , saying they will have a "very big financial impact". The United States and North Korea's neighbors are joining in a fresh attempt to isolate Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programs, in a global pressure campaign.

Global News Possible tornado hits Tulsa overnight, injuries reported
Author: 0 Possible tornado hits Tulsa overnight, injuries reported

Emergency Medical Services Authority officials said crews took 13 people to hospitals and about 25 others took themselves to hospitals. Businesses and homes have reported damage and as many as 11,000 were without power in the Tulsa area due to downed power lines.