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Trump Calls for Ban on Transgender People in Military; Iowans React

Trump Calls for Ban on Transgender People in Military; Iowans React A transgender ban would reverse Democratic former President Barack Obama's policy and halts years of efforts to eliminate barriers to military service based on sexual orientation or gender identity. "I'm embarrassed that every gay person in Florida is not out in the streets tonight protesting this", she said. "I agree with Senator (John) McCain that 'any American who wants to serve our c... [Full Article...]

Both Govt, Opposition In Venezuela Prepare For Controversial Elections

Both Govt, Opposition In Venezuela Prepare For Controversial Elections The president of venezuela , Nicolas Maduro . The Maduro-backed Supreme Court briefly attempted to dissolve the National Assembly, sparking a wave of almost daily protests that have continued since March. To be more secure, we preferred to spend" on the other hand, in Colombia , told AFP Maria de los Angeles Pichardo. Meanwhile, the opposition has called for a two-day nationwide strike start... [Full Article...]

Jerusalem mufti, Abbas announce return to prayers in Al-Aqsa

Jerusalem mufti, Abbas announce return to prayers in Al-Aqsa Despite calls from the Islamic world to not to offend worshippers and return to the status quo, Israel refused to remove the detectors, claiming the security measures were similar to procedures taken at other holy sites around the world. [Full Article...]

Escaped Rikers Inmate Found on Island After Manhunt

Escaped Rikers Inmate Found on Island After Manhunt Peter Thorne, a spokesman for the Correction Department, said that around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday officers discovered that an inmate did not return from outdoor recreation. Busloads of relatives of inmates arrived after waiting for some four hours after being held during the search of the island. 'Rikers Island facilities have been placed on lock-down and we are talking to anyone who may be invol... [Full Article...]

UP RERA website gets over 15000 complaints on Day 1

UP RERA website gets over 15000 complaints on Day 1 RERA, which came into effect on May 1, has given 90 days to developers to register their ongoing projects and brokers have been told to sign up with the body by July 31, after paying Rs 10,000 as registration fees. The draft Haryana (Regulation and Development), Rules, 2017 were notified vide Haryana government gazette notification on April 28, 2017, for inviting suggestions and objections from th... [Full Article...]

4 dead after small plane crashes on Utah highway

4 dead after small plane crashes on Utah highway Clarke - a business owner - received his pilot's license about five years back, Henderson reportedly added. Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are on scene mapping the crash site and trying to piece together what unfolded before the crash. [Full Article...]

Mostly cloud, some rain in the forecast for the weekend

Mostly cloud, some rain in the forecast for the weekend A few storms may be severe with damaging wind, heavy rain, large hail and the possibility of a brief tornado. Isolated showers and thunderstorms possible today as daytime highs warm back up to upper 80s to low 90s. Sunday night: Mostly clear, low around 61. Saturday: Grey start (chance showers/rain, mainly southern CT). Expect highs tomorrow near 90 and west winds around 5-10. [Full Article...]

Southaven shooting victim's family seeks answers

Southaven shooting victim's family seeks answers The house authorities meant to arrive at was a mere 36 feet from Lopez's. Lopez lived across the street at 5881 Surrey Lane. The officers commanded him to lower the weapon, and fatally shot him when he did not comply, Champion said. "He said he never heard police tell Lopez to put his rifle down". In the days following the shooting, family and friends gathered at the Lopez house to pay their r... [Full Article...]

Manafort, Trump Jr. in talks with Senate panel

Manafort, Trump Jr. in talks with Senate panel But, in his statement for the two intelligence committees , Kushner said he hadn't read those emails until being recently shown them by his lawyers. Trump Jr. Manafort met with investigators a day after the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner , provided his own account of the June 2016 meeting to them. [Full Article...]

The Dangers of the Senate Health Care Vote

The Dangers of the Senate Health Care Vote The authors, Kevin Griffith, Leigh Evans, and Jacob Bor, examined nationally representative survey data on U.S. adults ages 18-64, collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to determine the impact of the ACA on socioeconomic disparities. [Full Article...]

John McCain Says He Will Return Soon

John McCain Says He Will Return Soon Regardless of where we might stand on the senator's politics, it is undeniable that Senator McCain has been - and continues to be - a major political figure in the Senate . "This is the path I've been urging, and what I discussed with [President Donald Trump ]", Paul said in a statement . "We haven't found it yet, and I'm not sure we will". [Full Article...]

Workspace Group plc 14.1% Potential Upside Indicated by Berenberg

Workspace Group plc 14.1% Potential Upside Indicated by Berenberg Sophos Group PLC (LON:SOPH)'s stock had its "hold" rating reiterated by stock analysts at Shore Capital in a research report issued on Thursday. The stock has "Hold" rating by HSBC on Wednesday, January 27. 1,449 shares were sold by Farmer Joseph L, worth $257,357. The company also recently declared a dividend for shareholders that was paid on Wednesday July 5th, 2017. [Full Article...]

Heat advisory in effect, severe storms possible today

Heat advisory in effect, severe storms possible today Except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. High temperatures in the mid to upper 90s with peak afternoon heat index values ranging from 104 to 109 degrees, according to the weather service. The hourly forecast for the day , as provided by Weather Underground, can be found here, and the 5-day forecast, also from Weather Underground, is below. [Full Article...]

One-armed, machete-wielding clown arrested

One-armed, machete-wielding clown arrested Mr Berry was arrested and charged with criminal threatening. He was taken to the nearby county jail and had to post $200 bail. Additionally, his machete was duct taped to his arm, which state police say was apparently amputated. He then reportedly ran off into the woods. State Trooper Adam Schmidt said the clown was highly intoxicated, but cooperative. King criticised the craze last Octobe... [Full Article...]

Would you be implanted with a microchip if your employer offered it?

Would you be implanted with a microchip if your employer offered it? The technology was approved in 2004 for medical use but this is the first time a company is trying it for convenience. CEO Todd Westby hopes the chip technology will eventually be used in air travel, public transit and retail. "Europe is far more advanced in mobile and chip technology usage than the USA and we are thrilled with the growth opportunity this enhancement will bring to us". [Full Article...]

Twitter Reacts To Sam Brownback's Nomination, Says 'Kansas Doesn't Need You'

Twitter Reacts To Sam Brownback's Nomination, Says 'Kansas Doesn't Need You' Brownback is a former USA senator and representative. And Samuel Rodriguez, the president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, who has at times been critical of Trump, said: 'The nomination of my dear friend [Brownback].is a significant and very positive step in the right direction for our country and the world. [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho Hails Barcelona Defeat As 'Perfect End' To US Tour

Jose Mourinho Hails Barcelona Defeat As 'Perfect End' To US Tour Pereira came off the bench as United suffered their first defeat of pre-season, with Neymar's first-half strike enough to secure Barcelona a 1-0 win in the International Champions Cup . Antonio Valencia stumbled when trying to cut out a Messi through ball, with calls for a foul ignored as Neymar slotted home. Unsurprisingly such widespread alterations took the sting out of the game, with... [Full Article...]

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has been discharged from hospital

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has been discharged from hospital Fox News says Scalise is "expected to be in the rehabilitation facility for weeks recovering". "The family also appreciates the outpouring of support during this time". Police fatally shot the gunman. The bullet from a high-powered rifle traveled from his left hip across his pelvis and shattered when it struck bone. The Louisiana Republican was critically injured last month during a shooting at... [Full Article...]

John McCain to return to Senate after cancer diagnosis

John McCain to return to Senate after cancer diagnosis The senator, 80, was in Phoenix recovering from blood-clot removal surgery and considering options for treatment when he announced he would come back to Capitol Hill on Tuesday, a sign to Republican leaders they might actually be able to make progress on health care this week. [Full Article...]

LGBT soldiers are going after ISIS in Syria

Pretty courageous, right? We think so too! In this context, the mobilisation of the first LGBT unit in the fight against Daesh is a thoroughly refreshing step forward. The new LGBT unit said it was driven to battle after seeing how ISIS targeted their community. Two months later, they joined the struggle to liberate Raqqa. [Full Article...]


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