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Lawmakers Gavel In, Gavel Out With No Progress on Ed Funding

Lawmakers Gavel In, Gavel Out With No Progress on Ed Funding Republican lawmakers held a joint caucus and Governor Bruce Rauner joined them. There is urgency to resolve the dispute. The governor says in the measure's current state - too much money would go to Chicago teacher pensions. "House Democrats are committed to passing school funding reform and we will continue working across the aisle to ensure our schools are able to open on time, despite the g... [Full Article...]

For Trump, the honeymoon with Putin may be finally over

The U.S. Ambassador to Moscow, John Tefft, has "expressed his strong disappointment and protest" over Russia's decision to cut U.S. diplomatic staff in Moscow and seize a dacha compound and warehouse used by American diplomats, a State Department official said on Friday. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's speech to Boy Scouts was indeed ominous

Donald Trump's speech to Boy Scouts was indeed ominous As CNN reports, Trump appeared aware that he was talking a bit out of turn even as he gave his Boy Scout speech, rhetorically questioning who would want to "talk politics" in front of a bunch of young scouts. "I haven't seen the statement from the Boy Scouts , so I can't comment any further than what I saw firsthand, and that was a lot of individuals, roughly 40 to 45,000, as reported, ch... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation orders United States to cut diplomatic staff, says to seize diplomatic property

Russian Federation orders United States to cut diplomatic staff, says to seize diplomatic property The ministry said the figure was equivalent to the number of Russian diplomatic staff accredited for work in the US. But the Kremlin's hopes for better relations under Trump haven't materialized as the probes of alleged Russian meddling in the USA vote have widened in recent months. [Full Article...]

Indrani Mukerjea Sat On Sheena Bora's Face, Said 'Here's Your Flat': Driver

Indrani Mukerjea Sat On Sheena Bora's Face, Said 'Here's Your Flat': Driver Indrani, her husband Peter Mukerjea and Khanna were also brought to court. Rai told the court that he had begun working as a driver for Peter and Indrani in 2004. "Indrani madam offered Sheena water". Post that she purchased two big bags, a saree and gloves. I was asked to drive towards Pali Hill and suddenly there was silence in the auto. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump supports sanctions on Russia, Iran, North Korea: White House

Donald Trump supports sanctions on Russia, Iran, North Korea: White House The 184-page measure serves as a rebuke of the Kremlin's military aggression in Ukraine and Syria, where Russian President Vladimir Putin has backed President Bashar Assad. "At that point, it is incumbent upon President Trump to immediately sign this legislation into law, or risk endorsing Moscow's interference in future elections", he said. [Full Article...]

Israel's Binyamin Netanyahu vows to shut out Al Jazeera

Israel's Binyamin Netanyahu vows to shut out Al Jazeera 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". The Palestinian Prisoners Club said some 119 people were detained and 21 were still in custody, including nine minors, adding that a number were beaten by police. [Full Article...]

Graham Says He'll Propose Law to Prevent Trump From Firing Mueller

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) - who had discussed proposing such legislation on MSNBC earlier in the week - is writing the bill with Graham. There is more than a little frustration that it has taken public attacks on the integrity of Jeff Sessions , a man with such a long history of racism that he couldn't get confirmed by the Senate as a judge in 1986 and had questionable contacts with Russians ... [Full Article...]

SL sign deal on Hambantota port with China

SL sign deal on Hambantota port with China The amended agreement to lease out Hambantota harbour to a Chinese company was approved by the cabinet last Tuesday (25), after terms of the first pact sparked widespread public anger in the country. Funds from the port deal will be used to settle debt, he said. The government has given assurances that China will run only commercial operations from the port, on the main shipping route between As... [Full Article...]

North Korean missle lands in ocean off Japan

North Korean missle lands in ocean off Japan In early July, Pyongyang claimed to have successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) for the first time. A USA official told ABC News earlier this week that North Korea could test another ICBM as early as Wednesday night. [Full Article...]

"Safety is the number one importance", acting Fair director says

But as we learned in OH, even with inspections, accidents can still happen. Seven others - ages 14 to 42 - were injured. "She says it's kind of disrespectful for the people who were in the accident on the Fire Ball ". The Claw will be closed until operators at the fair receive further guidance from the ride's manufacturer, according to Andrew Spears, assistant director at the Monmouth County ... [Full Article...]

Toronto Airport Warns Labor Strike May Affect Flights

Toronto Airport Warns Labor Strike May Affect Flights Air Canada handles its own baggage handling at Toronto Pearson. Swissport has contended that the company is following its protocols. Swissport officials said operations at the airport in the morning ran smoothly. "We're exhausted, we're fed up, and we want equal rights". "This is about respect and we are sending a message to Swissport tonight, and I hope they are listening". [Full Article...]

Top Republican drafting bill to protect special counsel

Top Republican drafting bill to protect special counsel Trump is upset that the attorney general recused himself months ago from the investigation into interactions between Russian officials and the Trump campaign. I believe with great confidence that I understand what is needed in the Department of Justice and what President Trump wants. Earlier this week, Mr Trump said he was "disappointed" with Mr Sessions, tweeting that he had "taken a V... [Full Article...]

Trump drops Priebus, hires Kelly as staff chief

Trump drops Priebus, hires Kelly as staff chief The former financier also allegedly told the reporter, from the New Yorker , that Mr Priebus would be "asked to resign very shortly". Priebus confirmed that he formally resigned on resigned on Thursday. Priebus also added that "bringing in a fresh face" is a good thing. This White House will remain stuck in neutral unless Kelly can convince Trump to settle down and let him navigate a steadier... [Full Article...]

Congress Workers Disrupt Indu Sarkar Shows In Maharashtra

Congress Workers Disrupt Indu Sarkar Shows In Maharashtra As it had to go through numerous controversies over its release, questions raised over its release created negative impression over the audiences. The movie is set against the backdrop of the Emergency, a 21-month period between 1975-77 when Indira Gandhi suspended the constitution, allowing herself to rule by decree. [Full Article...]

US Senate rejects Obamacare repeal bill

US Senate rejects Obamacare repeal bill It's an atypical legislative strategy in which Republicans would vote "yes" on legislation that no one wants to ultimately pass. If Senate Republicans manage to pass a skinny repeal bill that leaves most of Obamacare in place, a House-Senate conference committee could hash out a compromise, which could take months. [Full Article...]

Judiciary Committee subpoenas ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort

Judiciary Committee subpoenas ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley and Democratic Sen. Knitting these many strings together on the surface is the hearing's title, "Oversight of the Foreign Agents Registration Act and Attempts to Influence US Elections". And Grassley and Feinstein announced they had reached an arrangement with another witness they had subpoenaed to appear Wednesday: Glenn Simpson, the co-founder of Fusion GPS... [Full Article...]

Reince Priebus out as Trump's Chief of Staff

Reince Priebus out as Trump's Chief of Staff But Priebus' power - which has been limited compared with past people with that title - has dwindled. The former Republican National Committee head was the frequent target of rumors about his job security, the victim of a long whisper campaign by Trump allies and the subject of a remarkable public rebuke this week by the new White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci. [Full Article...]

NAU Roundup: Four Lumberjacks earn USTFCCA all-academic honors

NAU Roundup: Four Lumberjacks earn USTFCCA all-academic honors He finished in second place in the 5,000 meters and third in the 3,000m at the 2017 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships. Bryan met the provisional qualifying standard for the outdoor 800-meter run, while Smith was a provisional qualifier for the 3000-meter steeplechase. [Full Article...]

Congress politicising abducted Indians issue, says Sushma Swaraj

Congress politicising abducted Indians issue, says Sushma Swaraj Sushma said a day after the Iraqi Prime Minister declared that Mosul district was free of ISIS, MoS for External Affairs General (retired) VK Singh rushed to Mosul on July 10. Long live maam", Hijaab Asif said responding to a tweet. After Swaraj's direction to grant a visa to the patient, Asif was effusive in her praise of the external affairs minister. [Full Article...]


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