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World Media Scaramucci to Trump: Go mainstream, lose nonsense
Author: 0 Scaramucci to Trump: Go mainstream, lose nonsense

The former White House staffer's comments come at the same time Trump's daughter Ivanka took to social media to condemn the racist violence that saw one man driver a auto into a crowd of people. In Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, white nationalists and counter-protesters clashed in riots that turned deadly, resulting in three deaths and several injuries.

World Media Trump to direct Lighthizer to assess Chinese intellectual property practices
Author: 0 Trump to direct Lighthizer to assess Chinese intellectual property practices

This past week, Trump said he could soften his views on trade if China stepped up its assistance, leading to speculation that the investigation could be a negotiating tactic. It was not immediately clear whether he was talking about trade was the subject. "But if China helps us, I feel a lot differently toward trade - a lot differently toward trade".

World Media AIADMK merger speculations grow as Palaniswami meets PM Modi
Author: 0 AIADMK merger speculations grow as Palaniswami meets PM Modi

The AIADMK (Amma) on Thursday revolted against the Sasikala clan by deposing both VK Sasikala and her nephew TTV Dhinakaran from their respective posts and prepared the ground for the merger of the EPS and OPS factions. Sources said it also means that after the merger, O Panneerselvam will not be the general secretary of the party, but will only lead a committee that would run the party and coordinate with the government.

Author: 0 Pakistan's Sharif sets off on 'homecoming' procession

In his Wednesday night speech in Rawalpindi , Sharif called the apex court decision to depose him a "joke" and an insult to voters. A group of PML-N supporters, led by the party's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa president Amir Muqam, is on its way to Islamabad/Rawalpindi from Peshawar via the motorway.

World Media Zero hour for South Africa's Zuma as no-confidence vote begins
Author: 0 Zero hour for South Africa's Zuma as no-confidence vote begins

So far, Zuma has survived seven no-confidence votes, however none of them were held in secret. South Africa's President Jacob Zuma survived on Tuesday a motion of no confidence in his Presidency, held via secret ballot in the Parliament, South African news site News24.com reported.

World Media Orlando hospitals improve rank in US News Best Hospitals report
Author: 0 Orlando hospitals improve rank in US News Best Hospitals report

Johns Hopkins Hospital moved up to third from fourth in the latest rankings of American hospitals by U.S. News and World Report, but fell short of reclaiming the top spot it once held for 22 years. The U.S. News rankings compared more than 4,500 medical centers in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. "To be recognized among the nation's best hospitals truly reflects the innovation and quality care that Mount Sinai provides".

World Media IPhone 8 will Launch Alongside iPhone 7s and 7s Plus in September
Author: 0 IPhone 8 will Launch Alongside iPhone 7s and 7s Plus in September

On the memory front, the flagship iPhone 8 will come with 3GB of RAM while the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus are expected to ship with 2GB of RAM each. There is the now familiar cutout at the top for camera and infrared sensors, with no home button at the bottom. It is also being speculated that the company will launch about 35 to 38 million iPhone 7s units and 18 to 20 million iPhone 7s Plus units.

World Media U.S. expresses willingness to cooperate with Russian Federation
Author: 0 U.S. expresses willingness to cooperate with Russian Federation

Before heading to Malaysia, Mr Tillerson will visit Thailand on a tour that has already taken him to the Philippines. A generally acceptable resolution of the North Korean issue may be achieved through by means of a sensible approach to the problem of all involved parties, including the United States , Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday.

World Media Tropical Storm Franklin Develops
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Franklin Develops

Strong wind shear can prevent tropical development or shred apart mature tropical storms or hurricanes. Tropical Storm Franklin is located about 285 miles east-southeast of Chetumal, Mexico , moving to the west-northwest about 10 to 15 mph.

Author: 0 Marriage vote to occur before year's end

The good news? Same-sex marriage could be legal in Australia before Christmas. "It won't be me only, the whole show would blow up", Broad told the Sunraysia Daily newspaper. A previous plebiscite Bill was rejected last November by the Senate , where Labor, the Greens and some other minor party MPs prefer an immediate free vote.

World Media Israel plans to close broadcaster Al-Jazeera's offices
Author: 0 Israel plans to close broadcaster Al-Jazeera's offices

The broadcaster " will follow up the subject through appropriate legal and judicial procedures ", he added. Israel said on Sunday it planned to close the local offices of al-Jazeera, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the Arab satellite news broadcaster of incitement behind deadly terror attacks.

Author: 0 Hassan Rouhani's inauguration ceremony kicks off in Iran

Zimbabwe and Iran share close ties as both countries have been at the receiving end of illegal United States sanctions . Meeting with Mogherini before the ceremony in parliament , Rouhani called for greater efforts to uphold the 2015 nuclear deal struck by Tehran and world powers in the face of new U.S.

World Media McMaster Fires Controversial Staffer From National Security Council Post
Author: 0 McMaster Fires Controversial Staffer From National Security Council Post

Cohen-Watnick was involved in providing documents related to the incidental surveillance of members of Trump's transition team to House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes in March . Higgins, a director for strategic planning in the NSC's strategic-planning office, was sacked last month after he penned a memo warning of globalists, leftists and Islamists working on a "Maoist insurgency" to undermine the Trump administration, according to Rosie Gray .

World Media Lebanon's Hezbollah formally announces end to Arsal operation
Author: 0 Lebanon's Hezbollah formally announces end to Arsal operation

Around 150 buses were stationed at the Lebanese-Syrian border Monday to transport thousands of Syrians to the Syrian regions of Idlib and Qalamoun. Two former residents of Arsal said most refugees originally fled to Arsal when the Syrian army backed by Hezbollah took control of their towns across the border during heavy fighting over three years ago.

World Media Trump to back plan that would curb legal immigration
Author: 0 Trump to back plan that would curb legal immigration

The bill also proposed to eliminate certain pathways to family-based immigration, stipulating that only spouses and minor children of U.S. citizens and permanent residents would be eligible for green cards. Cotton said the bill will give preference to those who speak English, have a high level of educational achievement, have employable skills, ormeet other criteria related to business and job creation.

World Media German minister urges 'countermeasures' against United States for Russian Federation sanctions
Author: 0 German minister urges 'countermeasures' against United States for Russian Federation sanctions

The anonymous source, according to Zvezda , claims the EU will limit American companies' access to European banks in response to sanctions against Russian Federation. The move has rattled German business leaders and politicians. "Unfortunately, that is exactly what they are doing". This measure directly concerns European companies that cooperate with the Russia's Nord Stream-2 pipeline project.

World Media Eight people injured as van rams into diners, driver arrested
Author: 0 Eight people injured as van rams into diners, driver arrested

The impact of the crash sent the Ford van through a picket fence outside the restaurant, then through tables packed with diners on the patio. That report also quotes another witness who said after the vehicle stopped, the driver briefly climbed out of the van , then jumped back in.

World Media Danilo Gallinari fractures hand after throwing a punch during Italy game
Author: 0 Danilo Gallinari fractures hand after throwing a punch during Italy game

While it isn't a great look for Gallo and the Clippers , who are already disliked by most of the league, you've got to admit, that was a pretty solid right hook that the Italian landed. Gallinari will miss the Eurobasket tournament for Italy but is expected to be fully recovered for the start of the Clippers' training camp in September, sources said.

World Media United States military says is conducted 'successful' THAAD missile test over Pacific Ocean
Author: 0 United States military says is conducted 'successful' THAAD missile test over Pacific Ocean

A rocket launched from a us military aircraft C-17 Globemaster III over the Pacific ocean were successfully detected, tracked and intercepted by a missile defense system. THAAD is a ground-based missile defense system. It comes after North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile with a range of 6,500 miles on Friday night - far enough to reach major USA cities.

World Media US Lifts Laptop Ban on All Airlines
Author: 0 US Lifts Laptop Ban on All Airlines

At an appearance at the Aspen Security Forum on Wednesday , Kelly said the TSA had developed and tested an two devices containing explosives hidden in large electronic devices. Officials released a statement to CBS News saying communication between the DHS and Transportation Security Agency led to the increase in airline safety.

World Media Senate Votes Against 'skinny' Bill To Repeal Obamacare
Author: 0 Senate Votes Against 'skinny' Bill To Repeal Obamacare

It was the third defeat for the GOP this week, with two earlier proposals to repeal ObamaCare failing, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said it's now " time to move on ". House leaders had no hesitation about blaming the Senate for the collapse of one of the Republicans' paramount priorities. "Watch!" Trump wrote in Twitter in his response to the failed bill.

World Media Venezuela: Protesters, troops clash ahead of Sunday vote
Author: 0 Venezuela: Protesters, troops clash ahead of Sunday vote

On Friday, the MUD announced that they would hold the Taking of Caracas , a giant protest in the capital with analogs throughout the country meant to show the number of people against Maduro. The opposition wanted to impeach Maduro after it won a National Assembly majority, but he stacked the Supreme Court with his supporters, blocking any impeachment attempts.

World Media Jordan Embassy Security Guard to Be Questioned by Police
Author: 0 Jordan Embassy Security Guard to Be Questioned by Police

Israel's embassy staff have since returned to Israel and Mr Netanyahu embraced the security guard and praised his handling of the situation. Tensions between the two countries have been running at the fever pitch since Sunday evening, when an Israeli security guard shot and killed two Jordanians in an apartment on embassy grounds.

World Media Cong's Gujarat MLAs flown to Bengaluru as party grapples with exodus
Author: 0 Cong's Gujarat MLAs flown to Bengaluru as party grapples with exodus

The two legislators who have quit today are Mansinh Chauhan, who was a minister when Mr Vaghela was Chief Minister of Gujarat and Sanabhai Chaudhary. He alleged that Congress Gujarat MLA Punabhai Gamit was offered Rs 10 crore by the BJP. Maan Singh Chouhan and Sana Bhai Choudhari are the two MLAs who resigned from the grand old party.

World Media Senate Passes Motion To Proceed On Health Care Debate
Author: 0 Senate Passes Motion To Proceed On Health Care Debate

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell began a successful "motion to proceed" vote on the chamber's Obamacare repeal bill around 2:30 pm Tuesday. Given the continued importance of the BCRA to the ongoing repeal and replace debate in the Senate, in this week's "Manatt on Health", we update and reissue our two prior newsletters unpacking the implications of the BCRA.

World Media Gujarat floods: 25000 people evacuated as heavy rain lash state
Author: 0 Gujarat floods: 25000 people evacuated as heavy rain lash state

Receding flood waters in Banaskantha laid bare a massive tragedy in Khariya village of Kankrej taluka on Wednesday when 17 bodies -all close relatives -were recovered on the bank of Banas river. According to the newspaper Times of India most affected by the number of victims is now the state of Gujarat, located on the West coast. Banaskantha, Rajkot, Surendranagar, Ahmedabad , Morbi, Gandhinagar, Kutch, Mehsana and Valsad were among the districts hit by the large-scale flooding.

World Media Why is China reinforcing its border with North Korea?
Author: 0 Why is China reinforcing its border with North Korea?

Defensive measures by China , undertaken in the past few months, have coincided with repeated warnings from President Trump that the United States is ready to act alone to thwart Kim's nuclear and missile programme. "They're setting up for something", a second United States defense official told AFP . The US military now uses the Ground-based Midcourse Defence (GMD) system to defeat long-range missiles, such as the one that North Korea might launch to target the country.

World Media Sen. John McCain to return to Senate for health care bill vote
Author: 0 Sen. John McCain to return to Senate for health care bill vote

The Senate is set to vote Tuesday to begin debate on legislation related to repealing the Affordable Care Act ― but no one knows what's in the bill . McCain, 80, has signaled that he has no intention to step down, taking to Twitter on Thursday to vow his speedy return. If the vote succeeds, the Senate will move on to 20 hours of debate, divided evenly between Republicans and Democrats, and unlimited amendments in what looks like would be an unpredictable floor fight between Republican ...

World Media 18-Year-Old Girl Livestreams Car Crash That Killed Her Sister
Author: 0 18-Year-Old Girl Livestreams Car Crash That Killed Her Sister

Screams and a crash are suddenly heard before Sanchez shouts out her little sister's name. An 18-year-old woman has been arrested in California on suspicion of causing a deadly crash that she recorded live on Instagram. Then came tragedy, live-streamed in a horrifying Instagram video . " Jacqueline, please wake up! ". At times it looks like both of her hands are off the wheel as the driver adjusts the phone to show different angles, including a girl in the backseat and the road she's ...

Author: 0 Deaths at Israeli Embassy in Amman Come as Jerusalem Seethes

The second, Bashar Hamarneh, a doctor who was in the residential quarter of the embassy at the time of the incident died of his injuries after midnight in hospital. "The Foreign Ministry and security officials are working via different channels with the government of Jordan", it added. The heavily-protected area around the embassy has been sealed off by the police while security forces have been deployed throughout the compound which has so far been evacuated.

Author: 0 Israel steps up security at Jerusalem shrine

A Muslim Arab was killed Saturday in clashes with security forces in al-Azariya, an Arab neighborhood of Jerusalem , bringing the total number of Arab deaths in riots over the weekend to four. Israeli security says the detectors are in response to last week's deadly attack at the shrine by three armed Palestinians. Following the incident, Israeli police briefly shut down the al-Aqsa compound and canceled Muslim Friday prayers at the holy site.

Author: 0 Three Palestinians Shot Dead by Zionist Forces in East Al-Quds Clashes

It follows an escalation in violence between the Israelis and Palestinians over tensions at Al Aqsa mosque compound. The assailants were shot dead by the police. Despite global pressure to remove the metal detectors , Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet decided in Friday's early hours to keep them in place, saying they were needed to prevent arms being smuggled into the shrine.

World Media House GOP Angry Over 'Incompetence' of Senate to Pass Healthcare
Author: 0 House GOP Angry Over 'Incompetence' of Senate to Pass Healthcare

Alberta Darling, R-River Hills, called bonding in the transportation budget "unsustainable" and said she agreed with Assembly Republicans then that it "must be reduced". But when Lorenzen's group tried to estimate its budget effects, the analysts said it would cost between $3 trillion and $7 trillion. "Therefore, this appropriations package will focus on meeting our nation's security needs", read an announcement from House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's (R-Calif.) office on Tuesday.

World Media Israel passes bill aimed at preventing division of Jerusalem
Author: 0 Israel passes bill aimed at preventing division of Jerusalem

Jews revere it as the Temple Mount , or home of biblical Temples destroyed two millennia ago. He said he refused to pass through the metal detectors because he said they made him feel like a suspect. Some key ministers in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition, seen as the most right-wing government in Israel's history, strongly oppose a two-state solution to the conflict.

World Media Cristiano Ronaldo confirms he expecting baby with girlfriend
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo confirms he expecting baby with girlfriend

Cristiano then shocked the world in June when he revealed on his Facebook page he had become a father to twins via another surrogate , choosing Eva and Mateo as their names. "With the agreement of the mother, who wishes to remain anonymous, I will have exclusive custody of my son", he said at the time. They made their red carpet debut as a couple at the Best FIFA Football Awards in January.

World Media Karnataka state to have its own flag?
Author: 0 Karnataka state to have its own flag?

The move has been made ahead of the state Assembly polls next year. Former advocate general of Karnataka , Ravi Varma Kumar, said, "The Constitution provides states supremacy in their own sphere and a seven-judge Supreme Court bench has upheld this".

World Media Dennis Hastert out of federal prison
Author: 0 Dennis Hastert out of federal prison

The Sun-Times reports Hastert is "likely at a halfway house in the region monitored by that office, or he is on home confinement". According to standard federal sentencing guidelines, he had to serve 85 percent of his 15-month sentence, followed by two years' supervised release and sex-offender treatment.

World Media Justine Damond shooting: Family plead for answers after woman shot by police
Author: 0 Justine Damond shooting: Family plead for answers after woman shot by police

Don Damond , the husband-to-be, of Aussie woman Justine Damond , who was shot dead in the U.S., has spoken of his grief and demanded answers. But when police arrived, an officer fatally shot her. According to Reuters , the officers' body cameras were not switched on. Officer Noor is then said to have have fired his weapon though the window, killing Ms Damond.

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