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ISIL blows up Iraq's historic mosque from which it declared 'caliphate'

The mosque has an important role in ISIS propaganda, because it is the site where ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a "caliphate" in 2014. U.S. The mosque sat on the southern edge of the Old City, the last IS stronghold inside Mosul . But Hassan said it was puzzling that the group would destroy the mosque itself now, rather than hunkering down to fight inside it and forcing the Iraq... [Full Article...]

Point guards available as early picks in NBA draft

On Monday, both the Sixers and Celtics announced that they have finalized the deal to swap the No. 1 and 3 picks. If this was any other year, Smith could be in the conversation as the top overall pick. If not, then the Celtics could use their 2019 pick instead which they received via the Sacramento Kings . If you didn't know better, you would swear we're coming up on the trade deadlin... [Full Article...]

US Senate finally set to unveil Obamacare replacement bill

US Senate finally set to unveil Obamacare replacement bill The bill could still change a bit in order to garner the 50 necessary votes for it to pass, but what that means for Medicaid is anybody's guess. Republicans in the Senate have been working for weeks on the legislation that will supposedly repeal and replace several provisions of the Affordable Care Act , which the former Democratic President Barack Obama pushed for during his admin... [Full Article...]

Conservatives on Capitol Hill anxiously await health care bill

Senators and their top aides on Capitol Hill have made it clear to the White House as health care legislation makes its way through the Senate that the less involved Trump is, the better for the bill's prospects. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said it would be "a non-starter" if the developing bill's subsidies are as large as Obama's. "It depends what's in the bill", Cruz said when asked if he could support ... [Full Article...]

Canadian authorities raid home of MI airport stabbing suspect

Canadian authorities raid home of MI airport stabbing suspect A law enforcement official said the stabbing appears to have targeted law enforcement. Montreal police spokesman Benoit Boiselle said officers with their department were assisting the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in the search on behalf of an Federal Bureau of Investigation request. [Full Article...]

Gergen: Special election victories show Trump could beat Dems in 2020

The loss raised questions for Democrats about whether their current platform and message will help them regain congressional seats in the 2018 midterm elections . In all four states, Democrats bolstered their historical performance in districts that they lost by big double-digit margins previous year. Like Robinson, Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson believes Ossoff ran a good campaign, b... [Full Article...]

Qatar diplomatic crisis: Recep Erdogan ratifies troop deployment to Gulf nation

Qatar diplomatic crisis: Recep Erdogan ratifies troop deployment to Gulf nation Trump's Tuesday tweet - in which he said "all reference was pointing to Qatar" as a financer of extremism - was especially surprising given Qatar's role as host of the largest US airbase in the Middle East. military has previously insisted that that it would not affect U.S. military operations in the region. "His open embrace of the more hard-line factions in the Kingdom sent a signal to Tehran ... [Full Article...]

Missouri attorney general sues drug companies over opioids

Missouri attorney general sues drug companies over opioids The office of Attorney General Josh Hawley filed a lawsuit the very same day against Johnson & Johnson, Purdue Pharma LP , and Endo International Plc for allegedly misrepresenting the unsafe risks of opioid painkillers, which has triggered an epidemic nationwide. [Full Article...]

IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

U.S. and coalition officials have observed the mosque for several days and have seen fighters and explosives at the site, several United States officials have told CNN in recent days. The Iraqi government initially hoped to take Mosul by the end of 2016, but the campaign took longer as militants reinforced positions in civilian areas to fight back. [Full Article...]

Perdue hosts Canadian, Mexican counterparts to brace trade relations

Perdue hosts Canadian, Mexican counterparts to brace trade relations Timelines for completing trade agreements tend to stretch, so trade officials usually avoid laying down markers for completing them. FedEx, United Parcel Service (UPS), the U.S. The U.S.is the biggest export market for Canadian beef and pork and the U.S. buys about two-thirds of Canada's canola oil. But any agreement that's nearing a quarter-century needs review, he said at the news conferenc... [Full Article...]

Amarinder Singh govt presents maiden budget, eyes fiscal stability

Amarinder Singh govt presents maiden budget, eyes fiscal stability The power industry in Punjab has hailed decision of Congress government led by chief minister Amarinder Singh to provide power at a uniform rate of Rs 5 per unit in the state. The Supreme Court said in May that it could announce modifications to the order in the July second week, according to a Times of India report. Confederation of Indian Industry today hailed the key measures including ... [Full Article...]

Google Job Search Is Here to Get You Hired!

Google Job Search Is Here to Get You Hired! Google knows this, so it is collaborating with them in the Google for Jobs initiative by showing their offers right within results. The new feature sprang out of the company's Cloud Jobs API effort, which it announced past year as a way to provide access to its machine learning capabilities to power better search results for job boards. [Full Article...]

Tick spreading in the United States gives people meat allergies

Tick spreading in the United States gives people meat allergies The tick species is most present in the southeastern USA, but lately has been spreading north up the East Coast and into the Midwest. So, it's not totally shocking that these freakish meat allergy cases would crop up in those areas, Tim Husen, Ph.D., B.C.E., an Orkin entomologist, tells SELF. [Full Article...]

Kushner Exploring Changes to His Legal Team

When Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel to investigate possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, and any related matters that may spring from that, Trump was then technically under investigation, being the " Trump " in the Trump campaign. [Full Article...]

Inmates accused of killing prison guards face murder charges

Inmates accused of killing prison guards face murder charges Law enforcement officials had picked them up from a Tennessee jail. The next Putnam County grand jury will convene September 18th. "Judge, I've been asked dozens of times whether we're seeking the death penalty in this case, and I've told everybody that we're going to be thorough and we're going to be careful in this case, and we will", Bradley said. [Full Article...]

"I'm concerned about people all over the state" governor says about Cindy

It's the first death believed to be related to the storm system that is expected to make landfall Thursday morning. Damaging wind gusts above 50 miles per hour and even a few isolated spin-up tornadoes will be possible across northwest Louisiana and parts of southwest Arkansas on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Goodwill returns $97K to couple in mistaken donation

Goodwill returns $97K to couple in mistaken donation Thankfully, the owners asked for a receipt for tax purposes when they dropped off the goods that morning. " The money was found in a duffel bag that was in a box full of clothes ", said Janelle Schaffer , a store manager at Goodwill on Maple Avenue. [Full Article...]

Otto Warmbier dies after return from North Korea

Otto Warmbier dies after return from North Korea Otto Warmbier's doctors at University of Cincinnati Medical Center said last week he had extensive brain damage dating back longer than a year. The North Korean government said botulism is to blame for Warmbier's condition, but USA doctors said they found no evidence of the illness. [Full Article...]

Video of Philando Castile's girlfriend released

Video of Philando Castile's girlfriend released The release of the video made some people even angrier about the death. "If the officer would've exercised more caution, it may not have escalated as fast", he said. A fellow officer speaks repeatedly to Yanez to get him away from the auto: "I'm going to take your spot". I learned early in my career that if I could prove an officer was being untruthful or made an error during an investigation, I... [Full Article...]

Five players to target if they trade down

The 76ers are expected to make point guard Markelle Fultz the 4th number one pick in club history and the second in a row after taking Australian Ben Simmons a year ago. Ignoring the small sample size, glossing over these trades gives credence to the idea that swapping a number one pick can help a team get immediately better. [Full Article...]


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