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Germany to examine US-Russia sanctions package

Germany to examine US-Russia sanctions package On July 25, the House of Representatives of the US Congress a bill to impose new sanctions against Russia , Iran and the DPRK (419 votes for, 3 against). Dmitry Peskov, Putin's spokesman and mouthpiece, said: "The attitude to this (law) will be formed on the basis of a thorough analysis, and the decision (on how to respond) will certainly be taken by the head of state, President Putin. [Full Article...]

German teenager 'reveals injuries and speaks out about regrets after joining Isis'

German teenager 'reveals injuries and speaks out about regrets after joining Isis' The construction worker said he was painting lines on a motorway near his home in Dresden last week when he got the news. Ms Wenzel was found by Iraqi forces in a basement with various weapons and has been accused of being a sniper for the Isis police. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom workers win landmark battle over employment rights

United Kingdom workers win landmark battle over employment rights Contrary to the Ministry of Justice's post-implementation of fees review conducted in January 2017, the Supreme Court has agreed that the imposition of fees has denied proper access to justice in breach of European Union law and it has also had the effect of indirectly discriminating against certain groups'. [Full Article...]

Authorities hold 2 judges appointed by Venezuelan opposition

Authorities hold 2 judges appointed by Venezuelan opposition Maduro's unpopular leftist government on Sunday promoted a remixed version of " Despacito " to encourage Venezuelans to vote for the Constituent Assembly, which will have powers to rewrite the national charter and supersede other institutions. [Full Article...]

Israel removes metal detectors at Jerusalem holy site

Israel removes metal detectors at Jerusalem holy site Following a second day of talks, Israel's security cabinet voted to scrap the walk-through gates and replace them with less obtrusive surveillance. Both sides are under pressure from the worldwide community to resolve the row over the holy site, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and Muslims as Haram al-Sharif. [Full Article...]

Helpless JD(U) asks Congress to convince Tejashwi Yadav to resign: BJP

Helpless JD(U) asks Congress to convince Tejashwi Yadav to resign: BJP A few days back, two senior RJD leaders had targeted Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, accusing him of cosying up to the BJP , as the war of words had intensified between the ruling allies in Bihar, JD (U ) and RJD, over graft allegations against Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav. [Full Article...]

Biggest Data Leak in Sweden's History Punished With Half a Month's Paycheck

Biggest Data Leak in Sweden's History Punished With Half a Month's Paycheck Sweden's transport agency, which in 2015 outsourced its IT operations to IBM , has been criticized for ignoring warnings from the Swedish Security Service. In March previous year, the entire vehicle register was sent to subscribing marketers, but crucially this list contained individuals from witness protection and similar programs. [Full Article...]

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...]

San Diego teacher detained after refusing to identify herself at border checkpoint

San Diego teacher detained after refusing to identify herself at border checkpoint As the agent continued to repeat his question, Parmely told him that he could ask her the question, but she didn't have to answer. California teacher Shane Parmely is a USA citizen living in San Diego . Agents can not detain someone for an extended time without cause. Parmely responded . " I have a bunch of teacher friends who are sick of their kids being discriminated against ". [Full Article...]

Hollywood Tolkien biopic lands 'Tom of Finland' director

Hollywood Tolkien biopic lands 'Tom of Finland' director The director is Finnish filmmaker Dome Karukoski, not exactly a household name around these parts but considered one of his home country's finest talents behind the camera. But where did Tolkien get the idea for Orcs, Isengard, the War of the Ring, Mordor, the Shire and all of Middle-Earth? In 2016, Deadline reported that United Kingdom filmmaker James Strong would direct a separate movie fo... [Full Article...]

Manafort meets with Senate intelligence panel: spokesman

Manafort meets with Senate intelligence panel: spokesman However, the Senate Judiciary Committee has continued to press for him to appear separately and late Monday, the committee issued a subpoena compelling Manafort's appearance at a hearing on Wednesday. Maloni said of Manafort's then-ongoing negotiations with the Judiciary Committee, "Paul has been cooperating from the beginning, and we hope to work something out". [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

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...]

OnePlus 5 911 Rebooting Issue: OnePlus Reveals What Caused the Issue

OnePlus 5 911 Rebooting Issue: OnePlus Reveals What Caused the Issue According to OnePlus , the issue cropped up when the Oneplus 5 users tried calling emergency numbers through VoLTE (Voice over LTE) which in turn triggered OTDOA (Observed Time Difference of Arrival) protocol. The issue has been resolved through a software update that was released last Friday. The issue triggered due to the OTDOA protocol, which is a method that shares the location of the devic... [Full Article...]

Trump to bar transgender individuals from armed forces, Twitter reacts

Trump to bar transgender individuals from armed forces, Twitter reacts Trump's announcement Wednesday morning on Twitter did not say what would happen to transgender people already in the military. The Pentagon's website says that "transgender Service members may serve openly, and they can no longer be discharged or otherwise separated from the military exclusively for being transgender individuals". [Full Article...]

Madras HC makes Vandhe Matharam compulsory in all Tamil Nadu schools, colleges

Madras HC makes Vandhe Matharam compulsory in all Tamil Nadu schools, colleges Although the Court awarded Veermani his lost one mark, it said in its order - "Patriotism is an essential requirement for every citizen of this country". On February 17 this year, the Supreme Court, headed by a bench of Justices, Dipak Misra, R Banumathi and Mohan M Shantanagouder, on a plea by a lawyer Ashwini Upadhyay had refused to enter into the debate on the plea seeking the declaration of V... [Full Article...]

Trump bans transgender people from joining the military in a tweet

Trump bans transgender people from joining the military in a tweet It is unclear what will happen to transgender individuals serving in the USA military who have openly come out since the ban was lifted past year. Trump wrote on Twitter that he made the decision after consulting his generals and military experts. [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...]


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