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Possible Tornado Damages Homes in Maryland

Possible Tornado Damages Homes in Maryland Officials asked people to shelter in place to avoid downed wires. An emergency center was set up at Centreville Middle School (231 Ruthsburg Road, Centreville, Maryland 21617) and a family reunification site at the Kent Island Fire Department (1610 Main Street, Chester, Maryland 21619) to assist affected residents. [Full Article...]

Trump Jr., Manafort not to testify publicly

Trump Jr., Manafort not to testify publicly Trump lashed out at the media Saturday as the Russian Federation investigations are heating up. Commenting on The Washington Post report that Trump attempted to discover whether he was allowed to pardon himself, family members and aides, he hit out at what he described as "fake news". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says he has 'complete power' to pardon amid Russian Federation probes

Donald Trump says he has 'complete power' to pardon amid Russian Federation probes Feinstein and Grassley both said on Twitter that the two men will testify in public after private interviews, but they did not elaborate on when that might occur. "This is Mr. Putin, who assaulted one of the foundational pillars of our democracy - our election system - invaded Ukraine, annexed Crimea, that has suppressed or repressed political opponents in Russian Federation and caused the deaths ... [Full Article...]

Liam Fox in Washington to kick off United States trade talks

Liam Fox in Washington to kick off United States trade talks As the U.S. and United Kingdom prepare to negotiate post-Brexit trade, there are fears that food safety standards could plummet, leading to the appearance in the United Kingdom marketplace of, among other things, chlorinated chicken. "We have to make the case for free trade and consumer gains", he said. He said the UK should instead pursue "quick wins" which tackle some of the practical issues f... [Full Article...]

Remember the 1971 war: Naidu warns Pakistan on terror

Remember the 1971 war: Naidu warns Pakistan on terror The Vice-Presidential candidate said that other trusts had been given similar exemptions. "It has unfortunately become Pakistan's state policy", he said. According to reports, Jairam Ramesh asked "Is it not a fact that vehicle purchasing order was placed in flouting of all rules and without even floating tenders?" he said. [Full Article...]

Turkey: No anti-terror probe against German firms

Turkey: No anti-terror probe against German firms A senior aid to German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday that Berlin was still willing to engage with Turkey, reiterating that it was Ankara's "unacceptable behavior" that was hampering better ties. Turkey has formally withdrawn a request for German help in investigating almost 700 German firms suspected of backing terrorism, an Interior Ministry spokesman said on Monday, removing a major irrit... [Full Article...]

Minneapolis police chief resigns after Australian woman's shooting

Minneapolis police chief resigns after Australian woman's shooting A Minneapolis city councilwoman says she's had positive dealings with the mayor's pick to take over the police department, but she wonders whether it might be better to bring in an outsider. Harteau said in a press conference Thursday that Damond's death was "unnecessary" and that the Sydney native "didn't have to die". Mayor Betsy Hodges had requested the resignation, saying she had lost conf... [Full Article...]

US President Donald Trump slams newspaper, others in Twitter rant

US President Donald Trump slams newspaper, others in Twitter rant Trump began his morning by tweeting about the news media and one of his campaign slogans "Drain the Swamp". "I'm not concerned, because if they don't they will be subpoenaed", said Feinstein. The tweets were unusual in their scope, even for Trump. Since the 2016 Trump Tower meeting became public, Trump Jr. has faced tough questions from lawmakers about why he agreed to participate. [Full Article...]

Kushner to detail four meetings with Russian officials in congressional testimony

Kushner to detail four meetings with Russian officials in congressional testimony Kushner was one of several people who during the campaign met with a Russian lawyer who promised damaging information from the Russian government on Hillary Clinton , according to emails released by Donald Trump Jr . Gorkov was only in NY for a couple days". He said he mistakenly omitted all of his foreign contacts, not just his meetings with Russians , and has worked in the last six mont... [Full Article...]

Heavy rains, thunderstorms lead to flash flood warning in Columbia

Heavy rains, thunderstorms lead to flash flood warning in Columbia Monday for Chemung, Tioga, Tompkins & Broome counties in the Southern Tier and Potter, Tioga and Bradford counties in the Northern Tier. No injuries were reported. "Damaging winds are possible, and we could see large hail", says Meg. Afternoon rain and thunderstorms are possible Wednesday and Thursday. There is also a flash flood warning for Harford County until 11:00 p.m and an areal Flood Warn... [Full Article...]

Texas police: 8 found dead in tractor-trailer; driver arrested

Texas police: 8 found dead in tractor-trailer; driver arrested While investigators did not know where the truck had driven from, the police chief said such operations were routine in the area - often going undiscovered in the darkness. Temperatures outside the vehicle topped 100 degrees F (37.8 C). What will likely infuriate some of these immigration hard-liners is that a few of the migrants apprehended in the truck could, as a result of their harrowing exp... [Full Article...]

New study shows HIV can be controlled by injections every two months

The South African Research Chairs Initiative of the Department of Science and Technology and the National Research Foundation of South Africa funded the laboratory studies of the child whose case was reported today. An injection may soon be available that prevents the virus spreading and could rid sufferers of the infection, a study implies. "In both cases, the immune response is unable to tar... [Full Article...]

England win Women's Cricket World Cup after thrilling final win over India

England win Women's Cricket World Cup after thrilling final win over India After hitting a pair of sixes she started to find her groove, but tried one big shot too many after reaching 51 to find Beaumont on the boundary off the bowling of Alex Hartley . "I would also like to thank the crowds for coming up in large numbers to support women's cricket", she said. Team India's run at the World Cup has been terrific so far. [Full Article...]

Blood donation rules relaxed for gay men and sex workers

Blood donation rules relaxed for gay men and sex workers Reforms to help transgender people choose their legal sex, which include speeding up the bureaucratic process, will go out to consultation in the autumn. They appealed for more donors from the black, Asian and minority ethnic communities to give blood but said there was not now a shortage in the UK. LGBTI campaigners have welcomed the measure but said it does not completely eliminate "discrimina... [Full Article...]

Taliban kidnap 70, kill 7 in southern Afghan

Taliban kidnap 70, kill 7 in southern Afghan Abdul Karim Yourish , provincial police chief spokesman, said Sunday the assault on the Lawlash district government headquarters was launched under the cover of darkness late Saturday. Fighting has escalated in several northern and southern Afghan provinces in recent days, including in Helmand in the south where 16 Afghan police officers were killed by a USA airstrike on Friday night. [Full Article...]

Lok Nayak Bhavan fire: all people rescued safely

Lok Nayak Bhavan fire: all people rescued safely All people of the Lok Nayak Bhavan have been rescued safely after fire broke out in the building here on Monday evening. The Lok Nayak Bhawan is located on Tughlaq Road which houses which house several other government offices. 25 fire tenders were rushed to the multi-storied building located in Khan Market area where the blaze was reported from the fourth floor. Thick smoke bellowing above th... [Full Article...]

Biman's first hajj flight off to Jeddah

Biman's first hajj flight off to Jeddah The Biman flight took off at 7:55am. The first Hajj flight carrying three hundred and twenty-eight pilgrims left Islamabad airport on Monday morning for Madina. The pilgrims in the "code of conduct" were stressed to stay away from any political gathering in Haram during Hajj days and ensure obedience to Saudi laws and act upon the instructions of their "Muhalim and guide". [Full Article...]

'Dunkirk' Tops Weekend Box Office As Costly 'Valerian' Bombs

Christopher Nolan's World War II epic, Dunkirk , debuted at the number 1 spot at the box office in most of its 46 territories. The film came in second place with an estimated $30.4 million domestically. It seems Girls Trip will have to make nearly all of its money here in the States, since it is only slated for release in two global territories thus far, the United Kingdom and Ireland, bot... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Jr. adds Washington lawyer to legal team

Donald Trump Jr. adds Washington lawyer to legal team Mr. Sessions' eventual recusal bumped responsibility in the case at the Justice Department to his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, whose appointment of Mr. Mueller as special counsel carried a broad mandate to ferret out any criminal aspects of what Mr. [Full Article...]

BBC presenters call for closure of gender pay gap before 2020 target

BBC presenters call for closure of gender pay gap before 2020 target The BBC said Sunday that when annual figures are published next year substantial progress on salary equity will have been made. The BBC this week revealed the salaries of stars earning more than £150,000. If you haven't already, be sure to start curating your pay information today to avoid the implications of not complying with the legislation - contribute to gender equality in the workplace... [Full Article...]


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