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Senate Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Ex-Trump Campaign Chief Paul Manafort

At that meeting, A Russian attorney, Natalia Veselnitskaya, offered to help President Trump's campaign by offering incriminating information on Clinton. Meanwhile, the House Intelligence Committee says it wants to interview the president's son-in-law, Jared Kushner . A federal special counsel and several congressional panels are investigating allegations by US intelligence agencies that Russi... [Full Article...]

Slight decrease in rhino poaching stats

Slight decrease in rhino poaching stats An worldwide ban on trade in rhino horns has been in place since 1977. With rhino poaching still alarming, sustained effective law enforcement efforts have been intensified, Molewa said. The number of rhinos poached since the start of the year has slightly decreased compared to same period last year. Cape Town: The number of poached rhinos in South Africa decreased by 13 animals to 529 betwe... [Full Article...]

Israel Removes Some Metal Detectors, Cameras in Jerusalem After Unrest

Israel Removes Some Metal Detectors, Cameras in Jerusalem After Unrest He urged council members to use their influence with both sides to de-escalate the situation and ensure that the status quo is preserved while security is provided for worshippers and visitors to the site, which is revered by Jews and Muslims. [Full Article...]

Here are the health-care options senators will consider

Here are the health-care options senators will consider All told, about 519,000 people of all types would lose coverage, the analysis found, including those with employer-sponsored insurance, individuals in the marketplace and kids on Medicaid. Burr and Tillis voted for the bill. Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska were the only two Republicans to vote no. But he voted with fellow Republicans to proceed to debate, which includes allo... [Full Article...]

Metal Detectors Will Be Removed From Jerusalem Holy Site

Metal Detectors Will Be Removed From Jerusalem Holy Site Ikrema Sabri says Wednesday that even after Israel removed metal detectors more steps were required. The Israeli authorities had said the metal detectors were needed because the gunmen smuggled weapons into the site. Other critics of the metal detectors and extra security at the Muslim holy site contend that the show of force by the Israeli government is about intimidation, not security. [Full Article...]

Taliban militants kill 30 Afghan soldiers in Kandahar as heavy fighting rages

Taliban militants kill 30 Afghan soldiers in Kandahar as heavy fighting rages Taliban fighters killed 30 soldiers in an attack on an army base in the southern province of Kandahar, an army spokesman said on Wednesday, as heavy fighting raged across the country. It has also been the site of several previous attacks, including the suicide attack last month that killed prominent Shiite Muslim cleric Ramazan Hussainzada, who was also a senior leader of the ethnic Hazara communi... [Full Article...]

Israel to stop use of metal detectors at sensitive holy site

The king called on Mr Netanyahu to remove the metal detectors . The strife, including the deaths of three Israelis and four Palestinians in violence on Friday and Saturday, have raised worldwide alarm and prompted the U.N. "Whether they take those down or not remains to be seen", he said. Friday's main weekly Muslim prayers in Jerusalem - which typically draw thousands to Al-Aqsa - broug... [Full Article...]

Heavy rains in flood hit Deesa, Banaskantha, Rajkot, Ahmedabad

Heavy rains in flood hit Deesa, Banaskantha, Rajkot, Ahmedabad Around 4,716 inmates are housed in 19 relief camps.Chief Secretary V K Pipersenia on Wednesday apprised a seven-member inter-ministerial Central team, on the prevailing floods and measures taken by the state government to deal with the situation. [Full Article...]

Polish President to veto controversial judiciary reform bills

Polish President to veto controversial judiciary reform bills Article 7 is a never-before-used European Union process created to uphold the rule of law, a so-called "nuclear option" that can freeze a country's right to vote in meetings of European Union ministers. Law and Justice, under the leadership of Jaroslaw Kaczynski , says the courts are inefficient and corrupt and need deep change. But Prime Minister Beata Szydlo said the government would not... [Full Article...]

Metal Detectors Vanish, but Tensions in East Jerusalem Remain

B'Tselem, an Israeli human rights organisation, accused authorities of using "excessive and unjustified force" in a crackdown that saw men under 50 barred from the Old City. In Amman, Jordan insisted on questioning an Israeli embassy security guard who according to Israeli officials shot dead a Jordanian attacker Sunday night, killing a second Jordanian at the time as well, apparently by accident. [Full Article...]

M not to field Yechury for Rajya Sabha again

M not to field Yechury for Rajya Sabha again With the last date for RS nomination being August 28, the central committee will have to take a decision during the current session itself. The committee chose to follow the party's norm that no CPM leader can represent the party in the Rajya Sabja more than twice. [Full Article...]

Henry Cavill's Mustache Costing 'Justice League' Reshoots Millions

Henry Cavill's Mustache Costing 'Justice League' Reshoots Millions This is similar to Tony Gilroy's role in supervising the huge reshoots on last year's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story , for which he earned a writing credit and a reported $5 million dollar fee. Studio officials determined additional filming was required for Justice League following Zack Snyder's departure as director in May (17) after the death of his daughter. [Full Article...]

Hamas Must Remain on Terror List, Says EU's Top Court

Hamas Must Remain on Terror List, Says EU's Top Court It said that rather than establishing independently that Hamas was a terrorist organisation, the European Council of EU member states had instead relied on publicly available information. The Court does not have to but generally does follow the advisory opinion of the Advocate General. However, it added that Hamas funds will continue to be frozen pending the outcome of the reconsideration. [Full Article...]

Rick Perry duped by Russian duo impersonating Ukraine leader

Rick Perry duped by Russian duo impersonating Ukraine leader The rumour debunking website Snopes has said some of those claims are unproven, and points out that if the pranksters can impersonate one person on the phone, they can easily impersonate two. The pranksters say they have a victims' list that includes several high-profile names: Elton John , Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Croatian prime minister, Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenber... [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court clears way for OH execution

US Supreme Court clears way for OH execution That botched execution was a case of " apparent extreme suffering "-McGuire took 26 minutes to die , snorting and gasping for air". If the U.S. Supreme Court had granted the stay , Raymond Tibbetts and Gary Otte would also be spared the imposition of their death sentences, at least, until legal arguments can be heard concerning the use of the sedative #Midazolam . [Full Article...]

Six Congress legislators suspended for creating ruckus in Parliament

Six Congress legislators suspended for creating ruckus in Parliament The Congress today demanded action against BJP parliamentarian Anurag Thakur for "filming" the Lok Sabha proceedings during a ruckus over recent cases of mob lynching. Those suspended are: Gaurav Gogoi, Sushmita Dev, Ranjeet Ranjan, Adhir Ranjan Choudhry, K Suresh and MK Raghavan. The Speaker announced the suspension soon after the Lok Sabha reconvened at 2 pm, which prompted the Oppositio... [Full Article...]

U.S. fears Russian government ARMING Taliban in Afghanistan after shock video claim

U.S. fears Russian government ARMING Taliban in Afghanistan after shock video claim Two groups of Taliban fighters said they have weapons supplied by the Russians, CNN reported on Tuesday, reinforcing claims by USA military officials that the Kremlin is arming its one-time foe. They could also have come from the black market, experts say. "These pistols have been brought to us recently", he said, according to CNN . The reality is that generations of warfare, first agains... [Full Article...]

Israel Dismantles Controversial Metal Detectors At Jerusalem Holy Site

The spike in violence triggered global alarm and prompted the United Nations Security Council to convene a meeting to seek ways of calming the situation. They have refused to enter the compound in protest and have prayed in the streets outside. The new security system is to be set up in the next six months at a cost of $28 million. [Full Article...]

John McCain votes to repeal Obamacare

John McCain votes to repeal Obamacare In the vote , 50 of the 52 Senate Republicans voted in favor of the motion to proceed , with Vice President Mike Pence casting a tie-breaking vote to advance the legislation to debate. Several Republicans, including Sen. Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee spokesman David Bergstein vowed that his organization would use Heller's vote against him during the 2018 midterm elections. [Full Article...]

GOP Rep Mad He Can't Just Shoot Those Dang Lady Senators

GOP Rep Mad He Can't Just Shoot Those Dang Lady Senators Collins and Murkowski are among several moderate Senate Republicans concerned about possible Medicaid cuts in any ObamaCare overhaul. Half of all voters are opposed to repealing ObamaCare without a replacement, according to a new survey. [Full Article...]


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