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Man arrested over alleged plane terror plot released without charge

In a statement, the Australian Federal Police confirmed that four men arrested by the NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT) on Saturday are now in custody pending ongoing enquiries. He would not discuss what charges they might face. Travellers have been warned to arrive two hours earlier because of "additional scrutiny" and security experts say the arrangements will likely be in place for the ... [Full Article...]

'We are not your enemy' United States tells N. Korea

'We are not your enemy' United States tells N. Korea Tillerson said the president told the Russian foreign minister: "We need some good news". "Things are moving in the right direction", said Nile Gardiner, director of the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom at the Heritage Foundation. It will be handled. The top American diplomat put the onus on Russian Federation to take steps to fix flagging relations with the United States, even as he co... [Full Article...]

No legislation should get vote before health care, budget director says

The No. 2 Senate Republican is taking umbrage after the White House budget director called on senators to keep voting on health care and not turn to other topics until they succeed. And on Wednesday, he said Congress shouldn't leave town until it had a health care plan hammered out. The Senate faces a backlog of executive and judicial nominations. [Full Article...]

Peyper to referee Super Rugby final

Peyper to referee Super Rugby final It's the last Super Rugby final in the current structure of the league and it's sure to be an absolute cracker. The Crusaders are the narrow favourites with the bookies to take home the title. New Zealanders would disagree, just like South Africans would have disagreed with the appointment of a New Zealand referee for the final, as was the case a year ago when Glen Jackson refereed the final... [Full Article...]

Simon Property Group Inc Profit Falls 7% In Q2

Simon Property Group Inc Profit Falls 7% In Q2 The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $173.56. About 36,885 shares traded. Simon Property Group Incorporated (NYSE: SPG ) had an increase of 1.23% in short interest. Brown Brothers Harriman Company, a New York-based fund reported 40 shares. Cap International Ca has 74,500 shares. Secor Advisors L P invested in 0.21% or 9,715 shares. [Full Article...]

Man Accused Of Wounding Ohio Deputy Arrested After Search

Man Accused Of Wounding Ohio Deputy Arrested After Search The U.S. Marshals are offering a $5,000 reward to anyone with information that helps located Gilmore. Detectives say Gilmore is believed to be linked to the Toledo area. Emergency crews flew Simon to a Toledo hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No officers fired any shots. Dispatchers from both agencies did not release further information and referred all questions to the Fulton Cou... [Full Article...]

US Navy searches for missing sailor in South China Sea

The Navy's Pacific Fleet says that U.S. and Japanese ships and aircraft are looking for the sailor who was on the USS Stethem. The US Navy declined to disclose the sailor's name. local time Tuesday morning, according to a statement that was issued by the Navy. The Pacific Fleet statement said multiple thorough searches of the Stethem were conducted ahead of the search-and-rescue operations. [Full Article...]

72-Year-Old British Man Convicted of Importing Child Sex Doll

72-Year-Old British Man Convicted of Importing Child Sex Doll He denied a further charge of possessing 25 extreme pornographic images at Canterbury Court today, which prosecutor Donna East said she would not pursue to trial. A pair of boxed up sex doll of the type imported from overseas are being seized by UK Border Force in increasing numbers. "Evidence from the NCA shows there's a clear connection between possessing these indecent dolls and a sexual in... [Full Article...]

President Trump: Foxconn Could Triple It's Investment in the US

President Trump: Foxconn Could Triple It's Investment in the US Thursday in front of the Assembly Committee on Jobs and the Economy. Vos aims to have the full Assembly vote on the bill in mid-August. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos , R-Rochester, said the state has a moral obligation to effectively co-sign the loan taken out by municipalities. [Full Article...]

USA prepares to test launch unarmed ICBM from California

Analysis of the flight data from Hwasong-14's second test has suggested that more of the US mainland, including Los Angeles and Chicago, is now in range of Pyongyang's weapons. Granted, it's impossible to know how the warhead would have performed if North Korea had launched the missile for real. But Kim Dong-yub, a defence analyst at the Institute for Far Eastern Studies at Kyungnam University i... [Full Article...]

CMO explains media was not invited

CMO explains media was not invited The meeting capped an eventful week that saw the rival parties attack each others' offices and houses and damage cars and other assets. The state capital has been on the boil for the past few days owing to a spate of tit-for-tat attacks between BJP and CPI (M) workers. [Full Article...]

US, others condemn Venezuela's detention of opposition figures

US, others condemn Venezuela's detention of opposition figures With that in mind, Cardinal Parolin said that "it is necessary to find a peaceful and democratic way to get out of this situation, and the only way is always the same: we must find, talk, but seriously, to find a way to solution". The French, British, Spanish and Mexican ambassadors to Venezuela visited the opposition-controlled National Assembly on Tuesday and met with legislators as a show of ... [Full Article...]

Congress holds NOTA lessons to Gujarat MLAs

Congress holds NOTA lessons to Gujarat MLAs His party MLAs from Gujarat are huddled together at a resort in Bengaluru following desertion by six legislators. "The system of NOTA makes the system of proportional representation by means of single transferable vote nugatory and otiose and can not be made applicable in Rajya Sabha elections", the petition added. [Full Article...]

Judge Makes It Legal for Minors to Get Abortions Without Parents' Consent

Judge Makes It Legal for Minors to Get Abortions Without Parents' Consent In effect, the law drafted in 2014 by Alabama legislators forced minor girls unable or unwilling to seek parental consent for abortion to go before a judge to seek permission instead. The Alabama attorney general's office, which defended the law, said in a statement on Monday it was reviewing the ruling. No other state "either mandates or permits" the involvement of parents, the district attor... [Full Article...]

White House: Trump 'weighed in' on son's statement

The Guardian reports that Richard Painter , ethics lawyer under George W. Bush (lol), says that Trump's involvement very much constitutes an obstruction of justice. " I was asked to attend the meeting by an acquaintance, but was not told the name of the person I would be meeting with beforehand ". "I wasn't involved in the statement drafting at all". [Full Article...]

Stephen Colbert channels Queen to bid farewell to Anthony Scaramucci

Stephen Colbert channels Queen to bid farewell to Anthony Scaramucci Responding to the White House statement saying the president thought Scaramucci's comments to New Yorker reporter Ryan Lizza were inappropriate, Kimmel thought that explanation made sense. And though Hudson's film was billed as a romantic comedy, Scaramucci's time in the White House was anything but romantic - his wife filed for divorce just before the birth of their son, claiming her husb... [Full Article...]

Trump helped with misleading statement on Jr.'s meeting, Washington Post reports

Trump Jr. admitted he was promised disparaging information about Hillary Clinton . These new revelations may prove risky for Trump - some advisers, according to the Post , worry that the president's actions could place him in legal hot water. [Full Article...]

Georgia, US launch 'unprecedented' military drills

Georgia, US launch 'unprecedented' military drills Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday ordered the U.S.to cut its embassy and consulate staff in Russia by 755 people. Asked about Pence's visit, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said nations had the right to choose their partners. [Full Article...]

Chicago White Sox rally from 6-0 deficit, beat Toronto Blue Jays

Chicago White Sox rally from 6-0 deficit, beat Toronto Blue Jays Harrison Maye, 7, will be heading to Toronto next week to throw the ceremonial first pitch on August 9 before the Jays' game against the New York Yankees at the Rogers Centre. "Really hasn't sunk in yet". "I don't know how many games we have left, but the way I go about it is we have one game today, tomorrow isn't promised, so play your best today and see how it goes". [Full Article...]

Trump administration eyes protecting white student admissions

Trump administration eyes protecting white student admissions Regarding who might be discriminated against because of affirmative action policies, the Justice Department announcement doesn't make clear, the newspaper noted, but it does use the phrase "intentional race-based discrimination". The Supreme Court most recently addressed affirmative action admissions policies past year, ruling 4-3 to uphold a program that took race into consideration at the Univer... [Full Article...]


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