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House Staffer For Wasserman-Schultz Fired After Bank Fraud Arrest

House Staffer For Wasserman-Schultz Fired After Bank Fraud Arrest Just a day after reports emerged that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had seized a number of "smashed hard drives" and other computer equipment from the residence Imran Awan , the former IT aide of Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, we learn that Awan has been captured at the Dulles airport while attempted to flee the country. [Full Article...]

Most Israelis say government capitulated over Temple Mount security

Most Israelis say government capitulated over Temple Mount security Even so, hours after the embassy staff's safe return, Israel's security cabinet chose to remove the metal detectors and buttress security at the entrances to the mosque compound with high-tech cameras. Israeli border police officers detain two Palestinians during clashes in Jerusalem , Friday, July 21, 2017 . Since then, daily clashes have been erupting between Israeli security forces and Pale... [Full Article...]

Israel to replace metal detectors with new security measure at Jerusalem mosque

They largely identify with the Palestinian cause. The Israeli army's chief of staff, Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot, said that rocket fire directed at Israel on Saturday "attests to the explosiveness of this period, both from Gaza and from the West Bank". [Full Article...]

Consumer prices edge up 0.2% in June quarter, less than expected

Consumer prices edge up 0.2% in June quarter, less than expected Arriving once a quarter, it is arguably the most important data release in Australia, having the power to change the narrative on the outlook for interest rates in a blink of an eye. The protracted period of subdued inflation led the central bank to cut interest rates to a record low of 1.5 percent a year ago and it has been on hold ever since. [Full Article...]

Chinese foreign minister accuses India of sparking border stand-off

Chinese foreign minister accuses India of sparking border stand-off Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi claimed on Tuesday that New Delhi had "admitted" to entering his country's territory. " China wants peace and stability in the China-India border areas, but make no mistake, that does not mean we will compromise in any way on the issue of territorial sovereignty. [Full Article...]

Trump lawyer says there's no pardon discussion

Trump lawyer says there's no pardon discussion Close advisers said the President and his team have discussed the extent of his power to pardon aides, family members, and even himself. "While all agree the USA president has the complete power to pardon, why think of that when only crime so far is LEAKS against us", Mr Trump wrote, in what many considered an indication that he may attempt to pardon himself or those close to him. [Full Article...]

New species of huge sunfish discovered by scientists

New species of huge sunfish discovered by scientists There are only three described species of sunfish though: Masturus lanceolatus, Mola mola , and Mola ramsayi . The quest began after she noticed genetic differences in sunfish samples from the Australian and New Zealand longline fishery. [Full Article...]

Trump, House intel committee's top Democrat clash on Twitter

Trump, House intel committee's top Democrat clash on Twitter While officially serving as the ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee and representing a dark blue district filled with movie studios and Hollywood elites, this space and others have noticed that Schiff has added TV news star to his resume. [Full Article...]

Israel stops use of metal detectors at sensitive Jerusalem holy site

Earlier this month, two Israeli border policemen were killed by Arab Israeli attackers at the site that is home to the Al Aksa Mosque. "No entry into al-Aqsa mosque until after an assessment by a Waqf technical committee and the return of the situation to how it was before the 14th of this month", read a statement from the Waqf, the Islamic endowments organisation which administers the mosque ... [Full Article...]

Trump on Sessions' Future As Attorney General: 'Time Will Tell'

Trump on Sessions' Future As Attorney General: 'Time Will Tell' After launching numerous attacks on his opponents, President Donald Trump is going after people of his own administration. Sessions has recused himself from the government's probe of Russian meddling in the USA election. President Donald Trump stopped short of calling for Attorney General Jeff Sessions' resignation on Tuesday. He said he counseled the president against such a move. [Full Article...]

Venezuela opposition protests 'ploy' to rewrite Constitution

Venezuela opposition protests 'ploy' to rewrite Constitution The Constituent Assembly, whose election rules appear created to guarantee a majority for the government even though it has minority popular support, could re-write the constitution and disband the existing opposition-led legislature. On Monday, National Guard troops pulled down posters at some election centers to shouts of "murderers" from opposition supporters. With the USA government threaten... [Full Article...]

With Vote Looming, Senators Still Don't Have Details On Health Care Plan

With Vote Looming, Senators Still Don't Have Details On Health Care Plan Amendments would be made on the floor of the Senate, but that's not what should be done, Manchin said. The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office has said a repeal of Obamacare without replacing it would raise the number of uninsured people to 32 million in 2026 and that premiums in the nongroup market would roughly double by 2026. [Full Article...]

Morgan Stanley Increases Position in Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SMLP)

Spirit Of America Management Corp bought 127,074 shares as the company's stock declined 3.38% while stock markets rallied. UBS has "Neutral" rating and $81 target. On Wednesday, May 24 the insider May Douglas J sold $600,000. EnLink Midstream Partners, LP is a midstream company. Martin Midstream Partners L.P. [Full Article...]

Hikers Rescued After Flash Flood in Arizona Canyon

Hikers Rescued After Flash Flood in Arizona Canyon Rescuers pulled 15 people out on Sunday, but the effort became too unsafe after dark, particularly for the helicopter crew. "There were three people submerged in water clinging to a tree one with a four-year-old child on their shoulders", says Shelley Litten, Volunteer with Southern Arizona Rescue Association. [Full Article...]

Voters want no more 'kerfuffle' over Tory leader, says Johnson

Voters want no more 'kerfuffle' over Tory leader, says Johnson Johnson said New Zealand would be "at or near the front of the queue" for free trade negotiations after Brexit. Messrs Brownlee and Johnson established a "people-to-people dialogue", which they say will provide a forum for discussing a wide range of issues of "mutual interest". [Full Article...]

NRA: DC Concealed Carry Court Ruling Builds On Heller Decision

NRA: DC Concealed Carry Court Ruling Builds On Heller Decision The US Supreme Court ruled in 2008 that people have a Second Amendment right to keep guns at home, but the justices haven't decided whether the same is true for public carrying. But with the current composition of the court and given the way earlier cases have gone, odds are decent that SCOTUS will also rule that blanket carry bans are unconstitutional, even if allowances are made for special circ... [Full Article...]

Pope's treasurer to appear in Australian court over sex crimes

Pope's treasurer to appear in Australian court over sex crimes Melbourne Magistrates Court maintains it will take a business as usual approach to the high-profile case, which means Cardinal Pell could join the queue of accused criminals, solicitors and police waiting to get into the court on Wednesday morning. [Full Article...]

A win by Spieth that will live long in golf lore

A win by Spieth that will live long in golf lore So naturally, Brady had to weigh in on Spieth's latest achievement. Starting the day with a three-shot lead over fellow American Matt Kuchar , who turned 39 last month, but has never won a Major in 47 starts, Spieth seemed to melt with three bogeys in first four holes. [Full Article...]

South Florida Museum mourns the death of Snooty, the world's oldest manatee

South Florida Museum mourns the death of Snooty, the world's oldest manatee The monument in question is an obelisk that sits outside the Manatee County Historic Courthouse. Some have demanded its " immediate removal ". The Guinness World Records lists Snooty as the oldest manatee in captivity and he turned 69 on July 21. [Full Article...]

European Union and Turkey fail to defuse tensions

European Union and Turkey fail to defuse tensions Turkish security forces have re-arrested two activists previously detained but then released in a controversial case that has raised tensions with the West, Amnesty International said on Saturday. Turkey's EU accession makes no sense". "From Turkey's obligations as a member of the Council of Europe , the funding it receives from the EU, its membership of the customs union, the EU has lots of le... [Full Article...]


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