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by | July 22, 2017 | 15:02

The Post quoted "current and former US officials" in its story, which said USA intelligence agents intercepted communications from Ambassador Sergey Kislyak to his superiors about the meetings . In a joint statement, Sens. "Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and ranking member Dianne Feinstein , D-Calif., released a joint statement saying, "(W) e will not issue subpoenas for them tonight requiring their presence at Wednesday's hearing but reserve the right to do so in the ...

by | July 22, 2017 | 14:53

In December, he admitted to have had suspected criminals killed when he was mayor of Davao City. Duterte declared Martial Law in Mindanao province and his forces have been trying to recapture the city for weeks. it would be good for the US Congress to start with their own investigation of their own violations of the so many civilians killed in the prosecution of the wars in the Middle East", he added.

by | July 22, 2017 | 14:23

The petitions to DOL, first reported by BuzzFeed News , come during the Trump administration's "Made In America" week , an initiative to showcase and promote US -based companies and workers. Such kinds of visas are granted when the employer certified that there are not enough qualified American workers for the vacant jobs. In light of these new requests, the Post's David Fahrenthold asked the Trump Organization if the company tried harder this year to find Americans to fill these ...

by | July 22, 2017 | 13:13

Nick Rasmussen, director of the National Counterterrorism Center, says the Islamic State group controls less territory, but added that the USA can not breathe a sigh of relief from a diminished threat. "The new issue of Islamic State's weekly publication, al-Naba, contains several references to al-Baghdadi which are meant to convey he remains alive", according to Michael S.

by | July 22, 2017 | 13:02

Earlier, Hezbollah heavily shelled the area. It said Syrian troops and Hezbollah fighters captured some areas from the militants and killed and wounded a number of extremists. Hezbollah has supported the regime since 2012. The Lebanese army has deployed reinforcements on the outskirts of the town. The Lebanese army, a recipient of US and British military support, deployed reinforcements on the outskirts of Arsal in anticipation of the operation this week to prevent militants crossing ...

by | July 22, 2017 | 12:41

According to earlier reports, there were bomb threats rumoured around terrorists using electronic devices to embed explosives which can be detonated remotely or from inside the flight. On Thursday, the USA issued a revised directive to airlines around the world in response to requests that it clarify aviation security measures scheduled to start taking effect this week.

by | July 22, 2017 | 12:41

NPR reports that all airlines that fly directly into the US from global locations are now charged with implementing a new set of security measures . altogether. The UK also introduced a laptop ban in March on in-bound flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia, and Saudia Arabia. The increased security measures include: enhanced overall passenger screening; heightened screening of personal electronic devices; and increased security protocols around aircraft and in passenger ...

by | July 22, 2017 | 12:13

The photo shows his royal highness smiling jovially and looking ever so dapper in a blue-and-white pinstriped shirt. Despite his young age, the future British king has a passport with far more stamps than many. A year ago during their royal tour of Canada, Charlotte wore the same blue cardigan that George had worn 18 months earlier. Jackson has been snapping away this week on the Cambridge tour of Poland and Germany, which wraps up Friday.

by | July 22, 2017 | 11:31

Illinois' unemployment rate increased slightly last month. Manufacturing, professional and business services and education and health services jobs grew by a combined 2,700 positions over the month. Arts, entertainment and recreation added 800 jobs. The nation's labor force participation rate was 62.8 percent in June, also back to levels last seen in the late 1970s.

by | July 22, 2017 | 11:28

BuzzFeed.com civil rights and Department of Justice correspondent Dominic Holden said on Friday that a U.S. District Judge has found the state of Kentucky liable for $224,703 in fees thanks to Rowan County Court Clerk Kim Davis' refusal to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

by | July 22, 2017 | 10:43

But the real story was obviously his attacks on old friend and AG Jeff Sessions for doing the right thing and recusing himself from the Russian Federation probe, on former-Russia-probe-leader and Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Jim Comey as a liar, on Mueller for doing his job by leading the Russian Federation probe, on Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller, for being from Baltimore (he's actually from Philly and lives in Bethesda, Md., but that's another story).

by | July 22, 2017 | 10:28

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Warsaw and towns across Poland on Thursday night to protest the ruling party's drive to reorganize all levels of the judiciary, including contentious legislation that gives control of the nation's Supreme Court to the president instead of to judges.

by | July 22, 2017 | 09:51

Duterte was responding to remarks by Massachusetts Congressman James McGovern, who told a hearing of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission that he would protest against such a visit if US President Donald Trump followed through on an invitation to the firebrand Philippine leader.

by | July 22, 2017 | 09:08

On July 13, a Honda CRV and a Toyota Celica crashed at an intersection in a suburb of Sydney. An investigation into the incident has revealed the death of the man was likely due to a fault in the air bag, resulting in him being struck in the neck by a small fragment.

by | July 22, 2017 | 09:10

A crime scene was established and Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit officers began an investigation. The unidentified 58-year-old man was driving a 2007 Honda CR-V SUV that collided with a Toyota Celica at an intersection on July 13. Earlier this year Honda were forced to recall more than 25,000 cars in Australia that were fitted with potentially deadly Takata airbags. The man's death has been referred to the NSW Coroners Court who will decide if an inquest is needed.

by | July 22, 2017 | 07:28

President Trump has made a decision to end the CIA's covert program to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels battling the government of Bashar al-Assad, a move long sought by Russian Federation, according to us officials. Support for the program further eroded past year after the rebels lost the areas they held in the Syrian city of Aleppo under a brutal Russian-backed government assault.

by | July 22, 2017 | 06:57

Spicer announced earlier Friday he would leave his post at the White House. Trump asked Spicer to stay on as press secretary, but Spicer thought Scaramucci was a "major mistake", the New York Times reported . Sanders has been handling most of the briefing duties in recent weeks, and most briefings have been off-camera. CNN reports that Spicer offered to help Scaramucci's transition into the White House and clapped when White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus announced he ...

by | July 22, 2017 | 06:58

Scaramucci was a vocal supporter of and fundraiser for Trump during the campaign, often appearing on cable TV to defend him. As an investigation into Trump campaign ties with Russian Federation deepened, the White House has become a pressure cooker of internal strife, exhaustion and palace intrigue.

by | July 22, 2017 | 05:34

Three Palestinians were killed and hundreds wounded in the clashes in Jerusalem and the West Bank. But according to eyewitness Omar al-Amori, Tanouh was on his way to Hebron when he noticed that a group of Israeli soldiers were harassing Palestinian passers-by.

by | July 22, 2017 | 05:26

The U.S. military said its forces were supporting Afghan troops carrying out an operation against the Taliban in the province's Gereshk district when the incident occurred. USA military officials confirmed that local security personnel aligned with Afghan government forces had been killed. In June, the U.S. surpassed the total number of aerial attacks in Afghanistan past year, with 1,634 airstrikes conducted primarily in the south - in and around Helmand - and against Islamic State groups in ...

by | July 22, 2017 | 05:19

China-based Young Pioneer Tours, which had taken Warmbier to North Korea , and Koryo Tours said the ban will come into force on July 27 - the anniversary of the end of the Korean War - with a 30-day grace period. Friday's announcement comes shortly after North Korea's first-ever test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile as the Trump administration seeks to apply pressure on the regime.

by | July 22, 2017 | 05:11

The apex court said the intervener can not move for early hearing, adding that it would hear the matter once the parties agree for a date. In its March 21 order, the apex court said that fresh attempts must be made by all parties to end the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute through a negotiated settlement.

by | July 22, 2017 | 05:12

Mr Swamy informed the court that the main appeals against the Allahabad High Court order are pending for the last seven years in the apex court and they required urgent hearing. "So don't be happy", the top court had said. In fact, the Chief Justice had offered to mediate between the parties to settle down the disputes between Hindus and Muslims and to spare any other sitting Supreme Court judge.

by | July 22, 2017 | 05:09

In April, the Supreme Court had asked Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Jharkhand , Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Karnataka to file a report on the rising incidents of cow protectionism. While stating that it condemns any form of violence, the Centre said that law and order is a state subject . Justice Misra gave the state governments and the Centre more time to file affidavits making their legal position clear and posted the case for further hearing on September 6.

by | July 22, 2017 | 05:08

The Supreme Court of India on Friday asked Centre and States to file an affidavit on the issue of cow vigilantism and asked them not to protect any kind of vigilantism. "Violence can never be a partisan issue, and oppression in the name of cow will not be tolerated", Jaitley had said in Parliament, where the Monsoon Session is on.