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Divisions On Display As Some Democrats Welcome Anti-Abortion Candidates In 2018

Divisions On Display As Some Democrats Welcome Anti-Abortion Candidates In 2018 Reproductive rights advocates are condemning the Democratic Party's decision to offer campaign funds to 2018 House of Representatives candidates who oppose abortion rights. That is not negotiable and should not change city by city or state by state. "Fight the men who want to take away womens rights IN OUR OWN PARTY? f-k them for even considering it - seriously - #IStandWithPP", she wrote . [Full Article...]

No troop withdrawal at Doklam, says India as it rejects China's claims

No troop withdrawal at Doklam, says India as it rejects China's claims India's National Security Adviser Ajit Doval met China's top diplomat here on the sidelines of last week's BRICS security meet. They have told Reuters that both sides' diplomats have quietly engaged to try to ensure the stand-off does not escalate, and that India's ambassador to Beijing is leading the effort to find a way for both sides to back down from confrontation without losing face. [Full Article...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation confirms attack on its convoy in Kandahar

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation confirms attack on its convoy in Kandahar A suicide auto bomber targeted a foreign troops convoy in Kandahar city on Wednesday morning, the governor's media office said. The Islamic State group had warned Shiites in Afghanistan that they would be targets after its attack on the Iraq Embassy in Kabul , the Afghan capital, on Monday, The Associated Press reported. [Full Article...]

Shutdown in Occupied Kashmir against killing of youth

Shutdown in Occupied Kashmir against killing of youth The killings prompted protests in Pulwama district, where residents clashed with the troops in Harkipora area. Thousands of Kashmir residents hit the streets and started pelting stones on security forces . Dujana's regular visits to young women's homes in Kashmir when it was dark had nearly landed him in Indian security forces' net many times. This has resulted in better flow of Intelligence ... [Full Article...]

Foreign Minister Calls for Muslim Unity to Help Palestine

Foreign Minister Calls for Muslim Unity to Help Palestine The mass influx of visitors comes after almost two weeks of tensions roiled the site over increased security measures, including metal detectors, following an attack on the Temple Mount that left two Israel Police officers and their three Arab-Israeli gunmen dead. [Full Article...]

Tillerson says he will hold weekend talks with Russia's Lavrov in Manila

Tillerson will take part in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum in Manila, the Philippines, the US State Department said on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported . Last week, Kim boasted that North Korea could strike any target in the United States after carrying out its latest intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test. [Full Article...]

Israel acted with 'common sense,' Turkish FM says over al-Aqsa crisis

Israel acted with 'common sense,' Turkish FM says over al-Aqsa crisis Palestine's Foreign Minister, also speaking at the OIC meeting in Istanbul on Tuesday, warned that Israel is "not going to accept defeat" so easily, and that they will "try again and again with different methods and different means to impose" on the status-quo in the region. [Full Article...]

President Trump wants more USA access to United Kingdom agricultural markets

President Trump wants more USA access to United Kingdom agricultural markets Trump continued, referring to professional golf tournament. U.S. president talks golf, Scottish independence and America's "very unfair" trade relationship with the EU. "You could say that's a friendly act or an unfriendly act". He said his administration was "working on a major trade deal. They'd no longer have the British Open". [Full Article...]

ITR filing deadline extended to Aug 5

ITR filing deadline extended to Aug 5 Earlier the department had issued advertisements in most leading national dailies in the last few days stating that taxpayers should disclose their income "correctly" and file their ITRs on or before July 31. Taxpayers who could not file ITR till now for the financial year 2016-2017 due to different personal details on PAN and Aadhaar , can now do it. [Full Article...]

Trump may have been behind Russian meeting statement

Trump may have been behind Russian meeting statement President Donald Trump personally dictated the statement his son gave on his talks with a Russian lawyer during the election campaign, United States media report. "This was. unnecessary ", one of the president's advisers told the newspaper. On July 8, Trump Jr. responded to a New York Times story about the meeting by explaining that those in attendance "primarily discussed a program about the... [Full Article...]

United States plans trade action over China copyright piracy

United States plans trade action over China copyright piracy The Trump administration is considering whether to initiate an action that could lead to the United States imposing tariffs and other trade restrictions on Chinese imports. The United States has a long list of grievances against China on trade, including accusations of steel dumping and theft of USA intellectual property. [Full Article...]

Black police chiefs on Trump's law-and-order speech: 'We are not thugs'

Black police chiefs on Trump's law-and-order speech: 'We are not thugs' Sessions did not address Trump's comments directly during his public speech with the members of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, which represents more than 3,000 USA law enforcement officers, but acknowledged that the country should be "better" and "more careful" about policing. [Full Article...]

Austin Jackson Flips Into The Bullpen For An All-Time Catch

Austin Jackson Flips Into The Bullpen For An All-Time Catch Jackson raced toward right-center, jumped high and jack-knifed into the Boston bullpen to rob Hanley Ramirez of a leadoff home run in the fifth inning Tuesday night. took a home run away from Aaron Judge just two weeks ago. "I was just pumped up for us and glad that I was able to hold on to it". The Indians scored three runs in the first inning off Sale, who had allowed three earned run... [Full Article...]

Baltimore Police Caught on Second Video that 'Appears to Depict' Planting Drugs

Baltimore Police Caught on Second Video that 'Appears to Depict' Planting Drugs Dozens of drugs and firearms cases have been dismissed in Baltimore, Maryland, after police officers were caught on camera appearing to be planting evidence. Mosby said her office has dismissed or will dismiss cases that soley relied on the officers' credibility. Police spokesman T.J. Smith said in an email that the department takes allegations of misconduct seriously, and are investigating the ... [Full Article...]

Aussie Travellers Facing Massive Airport Lines Thanks To Beefed-Up Security

Aussie Travellers Facing Massive Airport Lines Thanks To Beefed-Up Security Some of the enhanced security measures - which were put in place at Sydney Airport on Thursday and rolled out in other major airports on Saturday - will be obvious to the public and some will not, he said. Interstate travelers, however, will experience less hassle since there are no formal identification checks for domestic trips. The AFP has not released details of the plot, although a US o... [Full Article...]

North Korea neighbours in DESPERATE plea for talks after latest missile test

North Korea neighbours in DESPERATE plea for talks after latest missile test Kim expressed "great satisfaction" after the Hwasong-14 missile - the second ICBM North Korea had tested in July - reached its maximum altitude of 2,314 miles after being fired late Friday, said a statement released Saturday by the Korean Central News Agency. [Full Article...]

USAF to test-fire Minuteman III missile days after N. Korean ICBM launch

According to Air Force Capt. Michele Rollins, a spokesperson for the strike command, four test-launches are scheduled per fiscal year, but the actual schedule is created several years beforehand so that it is not related to the recent developments. [Full Article...]

Brits 'queue for four hours' at European Union airports

Brits 'queue for four hours' at European Union airports The changes mean staff at airports within the Schengen area, which allows passport-free movement for citizens of member states, are required to tighten up their border control procedures. As A4E also commented, these queues may be here to stay for the time being and especially considering that the new security system at European airports has only just began operating and is scheduled to run thro... [Full Article...]

Income Tax raids on Karnataka minister Shivakumar's house in Bengaluru

According to reports, income tax officials searched the two homes of Shivakumar as well as rooms at the Eagleton Golf Resort where 42 Gujarat Congress MLAs have been lodged since last week. He took to Twitter and said, " BJP is on an unprecedented witch-hunt just to win one Rajya Sabha seat". Almost 39 premises owned by Shivakumar and his family were being searched by a team of about 120 IT o... [Full Article...]

Scaramucci Rant brings 4.4M to The New Yorker Website

Scaramucci Rant brings 4.4M to The New Yorker Website Basically, he's probably having a pretty lousy day. Despite what the latest edition of the Harvard Law alumni directory may say, Anthony Scaramucci is still alive and well - and unemployed. His departure comes days after Scaramucci unleashed a vulgar tirade against two top White House officials in a conversation with a reporter. The financial disclosure forms of senior White House staff, inc... [Full Article...]


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