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Airlines, DHS Prepare Travel Ban Following Supreme Court Decision

Airlines, DHS Prepare Travel Ban Following Supreme Court Decision The Supreme Court on Monday lifted the injunction from Trump's travel ban while making sure the ban will not effect people who are able to prove ties to American institutions or United States citizens. Specifically, the Court reinstated key provisions of the new E.O. restricting travel to the United States with the limitation that such restrictions apply only to foreign nationals ... [Full Article...]

Confusion trumps celebration as U.S. puzzles implementing travel ban

Confusion trumps celebration as U.S. puzzles implementing travel ban Washington's Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he's disappointed the U.S. Supreme Court made a decision to let part of President Trump's travel ban go into effect. A federal court blocked it about a week later. "This is the largest refugee crisis since World War II, and most refugees don't have the American ties that the Supreme Court requires". [Full Article...]

FBI locates car related to missing Chinese scholar case

FBI locates car related to missing Chinese scholar case The University of IL has the largest Chinese student population of any US college, with 5,600 students enrolled, according to USA government data. She hasn't been seen since. While the vehicle was found, Zhang wasn't, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation is still asking for information. "This is the largest award Crime Stoppers has ever granted since our inception", said Champaign County Cr... [Full Article...]

Haley says warning to Syria also aimed at Russian Federation and Iran

Haley says warning to Syria also aimed at Russian Federation and Iran In early April of this year, USA forces fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian regime air base, in retaliation to a chemical weapons attack on civilians in Khan Sheikhoun . The U.S. attack on a Syrian air base came after years of heated debate and deliberation in Washington over intervention in the bloody civil war. [Full Article...]

USA warns of possible chemical attack by Assad

US ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley went further in a tweet , saying that Syria's allies, Russian Federation and Iran, would also be blamed for such an attack . "So what we do is we keep moving against ISIS ". Syria denied using chemical weapons. French President Emmanuel Macron agreed with Trump on the need for a " joint response " in the case of another chemical weapons attack ... [Full Article...]

Trump wants more balance in US-India trade relationship

A guided White House tour by President Donald Trump , a few laughs and a working dinner - the first for a foreign dignitary at the White House under the current administration - was how Prime Minister Narendra Modi rounded off his U.S. "The way I have been welcomed by the President and the First Lady is the honour for 125 billion Indians", Modi said at the White House. Trump also made it clea... [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin Jests About Granting Asylum to Ex-FBI Head Comey

Vladimir Putin Jests About Granting Asylum to Ex-FBI Head Comey American filmmaker Oliver Stone, who interviewed Russian President Vladimir Putin over two years, says Australia is "not an ally but a hostage" of the US. He mentioned that both countries could do well by collaborating over the issues of global poverty, climate change, curtailing of mass destruction weapons, and preventing escalation between the United States and North Korea. [Full Article...]

Otto Warmbier: North Korea denies mistreating United States student

Otto Warmbier: North Korea denies mistreating United States student American doctors say he suffered brain damage and was in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness". But according to KCNA , a spokesman of the North's National Reconciliation Council said: "Our relevant agencies treat all criminals who committed crimes against (our) republic strictly based on domestic law and global standards, and Warmbier was no different". [Full Article...]

South Carolina Parents And Hospital Shocked By 14-Pound Newborn

South Carolina Parents And Hospital Shocked By 14-Pound Newborn At 3 days old, he is already wearing clothing made to fit a 3-to 6-month-old infant. According to staff at Lexington Medical Center, Colin is the biggest baby the doctor ever delivered - and the biggest baby any of the staff can remember in the hospital's history. [Full Article...]

Massive cyber attack hits Europe with widespread ransom demands

Massive cyber attack hits Europe with widespread ransom demands Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko said the government's computer network went down and the central bank reported disruption to operations at banks and firms including the state power distributor. Victims are being advised not to pay because there is no way for the attacker to deliver the decryption key even if the $300 demand in Bitcoin is arranged. [Full Article...]

Theresa May announces pact with Northern Ireland's conservative DUP

He added extra money for Northern Ireland was not unreasonable, saying: "The deal is a effect of the general election and what has happened, and it looks like a good deal."I think most things are agreed , obviously one point people won't agree on is the extra money that has been given to Northern Ireland, but it isn't the same as anywhere else". [Full Article...]

Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo freed from Chinese jail following terminal cancer diagnosis

Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo freed from Chinese jail following terminal cancer diagnosis The government also quickly put Liu Xia - whom Liu Xiaobo married in 1996 while serving an earlier sentence - under house arrest , rounded up his supporters and froze diplomatic relations with Norway. Repeated calls to the No. 1 Hospital of the China Medical University in Shenyang, where the lawyers said Mr. Liu was receiving treatment, went unanswered or encountered a busy signal. [Full Article...]

Trump urges India to do more to ease trade barriers

S. Jaishankar said. At President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, all leaders watched affectionately as Ivanka's children recited verses from the Three Character Classics, two Tang dynasty poems and sang a Chinese folk song, Jasmine. U.S.is seeking stronger Indian protection of intellectual property rights, reductions in tariffs and narrowing of the $30 billion trade deficit. India is finalising a contr... [Full Article...]

Federation Internationale de Football Association publishes probe into 2018, 2022 World Cup corruption claims

The Garcia Report, which examines allegations of high-level corruption in world football, was finally released by FIFA on Tuesday. Disgraced former FIFA President Sepp Blatter, who was at the helm when the two editions of the tournament were awarded in December 2010, has been cleared but has been accused of presiding over a "culture of entitlement" within the Executive Committee. [Full Article...]

6 dead, 15 missing after boat sinks in Colombia

6 dead, 15 missing after boat sinks in Colombia Video on social media shows the multitiered tour boat tilt from one side to the other before the lower decks submerge. Officials initially reported nine people dead and 28 missing, but Moncada said some survivors rescued by private boats were taken to different docks on the reservoir shore and so were not immediately accounted for. [Full Article...]

British advertising agency WPP affected by cyber attack

British advertising agency WPP affected by cyber attack One of the largest health networks in western Pennsylvania, Heritage Valley Health System, said Tuesday that a "cyber security incident" had affected all operations at its two hospitals and 18 satellite centers but it wasn't clear if the incident was linked to the Petya ransomware. [Full Article...]

Qatari foreign minister to meet Tillerson in Washington

Qatari foreign minister to meet Tillerson in Washington Four Arab nations, locked in a blockade with Qatar since the beginning of June, have issued a list of demands for the state. "A productive next step would be for each of the countries to sit together and continue this conversation". They have sent it 13 demands including closing al Jazeera television, curbing relations with Iran, and paying reparations. They are also demanding that Qatar ... [Full Article...]

Brazil markets steady after scathing indictment of president

Brazil markets steady after scathing indictment of president Most of the investigations are tied to politicians and executives at state-run companies receiving bribes in exchange for contracts. Temer's office and his attorney, Antonio Mariz, declined to comment to Reuters on the charges. President Temer of Brazil has been charged with accepting bribes as part of the corruption scandal that toppled his predecessor a year ago. He says the charges ag... [Full Article...]

Hundreds of civilians killed in Mosul fighting

Mosul will fall "in very few days, God willing", he added. The Iraqi forces - trained in urban warfare by the U.S. military - were channeling their attack along two perpendicular streets that come together in the center of the Old City . [Full Article...]

Cubs hold on in opener of top series

Said Zimmerman: "He's been one of the best in the game for a while and he still is". "To play so well and not win that game, that would have been terrible", said Maddon. It came against a Cubs team that walked him 10 times - four intentionally - in a series at Wrigley Field in May of 2016. "The other part is whenever you have a chance to go to the White House, I think it's easy to say yes ou... [Full Article...]


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