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Trump intensifies criticism of own attorney general

Trump intensifies criticism of own attorney general Donald Trump's war of words against his attorney general and one-time ally Jeff Sessions escalated Monday, raising speculation the president may be preparing the ground to replace him. Mr Giuliani told CNN on Monday that he did not want the post and would have recused himself had he been in Mr Sessions' position. On July 24, several anonymous White House officials disclosed that Trump was e... [Full Article...]

The Trump Administration Launched More Than One Attack on LGBTQIA Rights Yesterday

The Trump Administration Launched More Than One Attack on LGBTQIA Rights Yesterday The law itself does not say that. The interpretation of the law is unclear, particularly regarding how it applies to gay people. It never embraced the argument for sexual orientation, but at least during the past year, it hadn't taken an explicit stance against such legal cases. [Full Article...]

Texas Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 11-13

Texas Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 11-13 The Tax Foundation report, released Tuesday, argues that sales tax holidays simply encourage customers to shift their spending - not increase it - to one hectic weekend sandwiched between slower shopping weeks. That grew to 19 states with the special exemptions in 2010, but there are only 16 now, according to the Tax Foundation. ON THE NET Comptroller page on sales tax holiday . [Full Article...]

Musical chairsat the White House

Musical chairsat the White House Scaramucci has said in a series of interviews in recent days that he plans to take a hard line on leaks . That shows he didn't have a high opinion of the beleaguered Spicer, who was tasked with explaining one embarrassment after another of the Trump White House . [Full Article...]

Three Congress MLAs in Gujarat Assembly resign

Three Congress MLAs in Gujarat Assembly resign All three joined the BJP after submitting their resignations to Speaker Ramanlal Vora on Thursday afternoon. He is expected to file nomination on Friday for next month's Rajya Sabha elections from the state. In 182-member Gujarat assembly, BJP along with one dissident (elected on GPP ticket Nalin Kotadia) has 122 members, Congress 55 (including Vahgela who has not resigned yet and his son Mahendra... [Full Article...]

Spinning Ohio State Fair ride breaks apart; 1 dead, 7 hurt

Spinning Ohio State Fair ride breaks apart; 1 dead, 7 hurt Ohio Governor John Kasich has ordered all rides and attractions at the Ohio State Fair to shut down until every ride has been inspected. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the case. Recent storms and flooding forced inspectors to work long hours in recent days ensuring the rides were in good working shape, The Columbus Dispatch reported. [Full Article...]

Israel removes metal detectors from holy site entrance

Israel removes metal detectors from holy site entrance Incensed at what they perceive as a violation of delicate decades-old access arrangements at Islam's third-holiest site, many Palestinians have refused to go through the metal detectors , holding street prayers and often violent protests. Israeli media earlier reported high resolution cameras capable of detecting hidden objects would be deployed. The cabinet statement added that it had allocate... [Full Article...]

City of Charleston drawing up safety plans for the Solar Eclipse

City of Charleston drawing up safety plans for the Solar Eclipse During the eclipse, the researchers will use high speed, high-definition video to search for explosions and rapid motions within the corona. NASA lists four companies, including American Paper Optics , whose glasses meet global standards. [Full Article...]

Trump Rallies Supporters in Ohio: 'We Will Make America Great Again'

Trump Rallies Supporters in Ohio: 'We Will Make America Great Again' Weak voice. Weak voice. Wrote iconic pop star Cher , " Trump JUST SAID "EXCEPT 4THE LATE GREAT ABRAHAM LINCOLN, I'M MORE PRESIDENTIAL THAN ANY PRESIDENT IN HISTOR" Ok..." Trump went on a lengthy diatribe about the supposed need to "liberate" cities in the United States from undocumented immigrants. [Full Article...]

Palestinians cheer as Israeli trucks leave Al Aqsa mosque

Palestinians cheer as Israeli trucks leave Al Aqsa mosque The metal detectors and. The development raises concerns there could be another day of mass demonstrations and possibly clashes with Israeli security forces. Mufuoglu said: "Trying to cover up the fact that East Jerusalem is under occupation will not serve peace and stability in the region or the resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict". [Full Article...]

Israel removes metal detectors from Al- Aqsa Mosque

However Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was due to convene his security cabinet to weigh alternatives. The detectors, installed following a shooting attack that killed three Israeli policemen, sparked a huge protest. The Muslim body that administers the site "called on worshippers to continue to boycott the site until it advised otherwise", according to the BBC . [Full Article...]

Jordanian Mourners Demand Shutdown of Israeli Embassy in Amman

The incident on Sunday night has tested already tense relations between Israel and Jordan, one of two Arab states with which it has peace treaties. Jordan had briefly prevented the Israeli guard in question from leaving the country in the aftermath of the attack , though the diplomatic standoff was eventually resolved. [Full Article...]

Captain Stephen Moore to retire from Wallabies

Captain Stephen Moore to retire from Wallabies The 34-year old was first named Wallabies captain in June 2014, becoming the 81st man to lead Australia and is also the second-most capped Super Rugby player of all time. Flanker Michael Hooper is set to take over the captaincy of the Wallabies, according to local media. He noted Smith had nearly 100 Super Rugby appearances, 50 matches for the Chiefs and a World Cup tournament to his name. [Full Article...]

Israel removes holy site metal detectors, but boycott maintained

After Palestinian-incited riots and terror attacks that came in response to Israel's Temple Mount security measures, the Israeli security cabinet announced it accepted a recommendation by security agencies to incorporate "smart checks" and other security measures instead of metal detectors "in order to ensure the security of visitors and worshipers in the Old City and on the Temple Mount". [Full Article...]

Hungary's hardline refugee policy knocked back by EU Court adviser

Hungary's hardline refugee policy knocked back by EU Court adviser But the Court's Advocate General Yves Bot , said it was a proportionate response to the crisis and would help Italy and Greece , the two countries at the forefront of the crisis. The European Commission has launched legal proceedings against Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic for refusing to accept any asylum-seekers under the quota plan. [Full Article...]

Justin Bieber Accidentally Hit a Paparazzo While Leaving Church

Justin Bieber Accidentally Hit a Paparazzo While Leaving Church Bieber , after cooperating with officers, was given permission to leave. She wasn't counting on all the police activity; we're pretty sure she was hoping to meet up with Bieber after church but the Biebs must have been slightly distracted. [Full Article...]

Immigrants wept, pleaded for water and pounded on the truck

Immigrants wept, pleaded for water and pounded on the truck Bradley, 60, faces charges of illegally transporting immigrants for financial gain resulting in death, possibly punishable by life in prison or the death penalty. A spokesman for the US attorney's office in San Antonio said Wednesday that the 13 people are in federal custody. "One of my concerns is that they begin to be treated as chips in a political game instead of real people who have been ... [Full Article...]

Let's Make Reading For Pleasure Accessible To All Children This Summer

Let's Make Reading For Pleasure Accessible To All Children This Summer To see more events that are happening in August, check our online calendar . Felicity Baker, North Somerset Council's executive member for libraries, said: "Parents and carers love the annual challenge organised by The Reading Agency charity and public libraries". [Full Article...]

Cruise Ship Deaths: FBI Investigating Woman's Death Aboard Vessel In Alaska

Cruise Ship Deaths: FBI Investigating Woman's Death Aboard Vessel In Alaska The Princess Cruise ship, Emerald Princess , was in the middle of a seven-day Alaskan cruise, but after the incident it was diverted and docked in Juneau. Passengers said there were games, movies and food to help pass the time until they were allowed to leave the boat for shore excursions in Juneau late Wednesday afternoon, hours after docking. [Full Article...]

Sessions, Under Fire From Trump, Reportedly Readies Intel Leak Probes

Sessions, Under Fire From Trump, Reportedly Readies Intel Leak Probes Sessions, as with any attorney general, has a duty to demonstrate to Americans that during high-profile legal investigations, the Justice Department will let the legal chips fall where they may, rather than serving as a blocking agent to advance the political interests of a president or his party. [Full Article...]


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