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Global Media In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience
Author: 0 In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience

The president spoke about the recent Republican victories from the night before, when the GOP came out on top during special elections being held in SC and Georgia . Prior to his rally , Trump visited Kirkwood Community College to get briefed on agricultural technology being developed there. "We're thinking about building the wall as a solar wall", Trump told supporters gathered at the U.S.

Author: 0 Some Trump business ventures on an upswing

His revenue also grew from Mar-a-Lagos, the resort in Florida , which he calls the "Winter White House". The disclosure, released Friday by the Office of Government Ethics , showed that many of Trump's marquee properties, golf clubs, and resorts saw significant income growth from the disclosures he released in 2015 , which came early in his presidential bid, and 2016, when he released an updated financial disclosure form as the primary campaign had come to a near conclusion.

Author: 0 Trump said to plan announcement on Comey tapes

White House communications officials "obviously feel it has ceased to pay dividends" to follow their predecessors' press strategy, said Eric Dezenhall, who worked on President Ronald Reagan's communications team and leads a public relations firm in Washington.

Global Media EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration
Author: 0 EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration

In Paris on Monday, a man was apprehended after he tried to ram his vehicle into police on the Champs Elysee and in Brussels on Tuesday, a man attempted to detonate a nail bomb in the city's Central Station. Mr Barnier said in May. But with European Union citizens already guaranteed these rights across the 28-nation bloc, De Rynck said "there is nothing particularly generous about this issue".

Global Media Former homeland secretary says FBI delayed notification of cyber hack
Author: 0 Former homeland secretary says FBI delayed notification of cyber hack

Johnson further explained that the October release of behind-the-scenes video from Access Hollywood , in which Trump was recorded making derogatory sexual comments about women, distracted from the eventual statement on the interference. The extent of interference by Russian hackers has been the source of speculation and media reports for months - the Russia issue has cast a shadow over Mr Trump's first five months in office.

Global Media Firefighting airplane crashes in Portugal
Author: 0 Firefighting airplane crashes in Portugal

Although many Gibraltarians will have spent the long weekend in Portugal, most are likely to have stayed near the coast, far from the fires in the centre of the country . More than 1,200 firefighters were still on duty at the blaze. Planes from Spain, France, Italy and Morocco are among those helping to fight the fires.

Author: 0 'Trump factor' seen in naming of new Saudi crown prince

The message was sent to King Salman "on the occasion of the selection of his royal highness Prince Mohammed Salman Abdulaziz Al-Saud as Crown Prince ", said the Qatar News Agency. While Trump has made statements siding with Saudi Arabia, Washington has shown mounting frustration over the kingdom's role in the crisis. In televised images released by the state's channel, Mohammed bin Salman , the former deputy crown prince , greeted his predecessor and said: "I will never give up your ...

Global Media McCain Has a Suggestion for Americans Wanting to Travel to North Korea
Author: 0 McCain Has a Suggestion for Americans Wanting to Travel to North Korea

A public funeral service for a USA student who was detained in North Korea and eventually released in a coma has been scheduled for Thursday at his hometown high school in Ohio. In Congress, Democrats and Republicans found rare bipartisan consensus in denouncing the North. In the House, lawmakers lined up behind legislation from Rep.

Author: 0 USA soldiers killed in Afghanistan

ON my way here I was informed that USA service members were killed and wounded in an attack in Afghanistan . Three American soldiers were killed and another wounded in Afghanistan when an Afghan soldier turned his gun on them in a so-called " green on blue " attack.

Author: 0 Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'

No, I don't like it", said Representative Mario Diaz-Balart. WASHINGTON (AP ) - Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of Barack Obama 's health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans and erase tax boosts that Obama imposed on high-earners and medical companies to finance his expansion of coverage.

Global Media British PM welcomes Saudi crown prince appointment
Author: 0 British PM welcomes Saudi crown prince appointment

Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran - already running high - could worsen with King Salman's designation of his aggressive and ambitious son, Muhammad bin Salman, as the next ruler, analysts say. While the US president has made statements siding with Saudi Arabia, Washington has shown mounting frustration over the kingdom's role in the crisis.

Author: 0 Oil Market Gauges Shake-Up In Saudi Royal Succession

Riyadh welcomed Trump's more aggressive attitude towards its rival Iran , which Saudi Arabia accuses of interference throughout the region. Mohammed bin Salman , the new crown prince of Saudi Arabia. Previously the 31-year old was deputy crown prince. "They have some time to deal with this downtrend in prices as long as they can get prices on a better path in 2018 so I think they can sit tight, let the cuts play out, let the inventories draw down and I don't think they're anxious about ...

Global Media House Intel Probe to Hear From Ex-Obama Homeland Security Chief
Author: 0 House Intel Probe to Hear From Ex-Obama Homeland Security Chief

He said that some of the attempted intrusions were unsuccessful "as if someone rattled the door knob and was unable to get in", but in other cases, "they made it through the door". He said for the most part, hackers scanned computer systems, looking for weaknesses. Former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III also is investigating whether any of President Donald Trump's current or former associates colluded with the Russian effort.

Global Media Canadian Held On Terrorism Charge In Flint
Author: 0 Canadian Held On Terrorism Charge In Flint

Officials said they will provide additional information after an officer was stabbed in the neck by Amor Ftouhi , a 50-year-old Canadian man. On Wednesday morning, Ftouhi arrived at the Flint airport carrying two bags. After the incident, a complaint was filed against the suspect for "violence at an global airport", but officials noted that there could be more charges in the future.

Global Media Sales chief says Boeing won 571 orders and commitments
Author: 0 Sales chief says Boeing won 571 orders and commitments

Boeing is developing a new airplane for that market , the NMA or "New Midsize Airplane", likely to be a small twin-aisle jet filling the gap between the 737 and planes like the 787 Dreamliner. During its closing press conference at the Paris Air Show Thursday morning, Boeing Co . While demand for passenger jets may be faltering, there are signs interest in military aircraft is picking up after years in the doldrums due to government budget cuts and weak growth.

Global Media Congress hears sinister tale of Russia election meddling
Author: 0 Congress hears sinister tale of Russia election meddling

The testimony came during a morning of double-barreled intelligence committee hearings — one in the House and one in the Senate — that underscored the USA intelligence community's months-old determination that Russian Federation attempted to meddle in the election.

Author: 0 ISIS Destroys Historic Mosque In Mosul As Iraqi Forces Close In

The Great Mosque of al-Nuri, a medieval mosque with the tall, leaning al-Hadba minaret, was the site where ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made a rare public appearance and, in July 2014, declared the group's "caliphate" in Iraq and Syria .

Author: 0 US, China meet on North Korea

North Korea is also already exporting terror in less explosive ways. "He was the best guy I knew". Trump wrote on Twitter. While the USA officials stressed agreement on the goal of North Korean denuclearization, the talks also dealt with China's sweeping territorial claims in the South China Sea, with the Americans reaffirming opposition to Beijing's militarization of islands it is building in the strategic waterway.

Global Media USA shoots down drone on Syria-Iraq border
Author: 0 USA shoots down drone on Syria-Iraq border

The Iranian-made Shahed 129 is the same type that was shot down earlier this month after it dropped a "dud" munition near a patrol being carried out by coalition troops and local forces. The U.S. end of the line, located at the air command operations center in Qatar, remains open, Davis said, adding that the U.S. remains committed to using it.

Author: 0 Senate to finally unveil secret health care bill

The effort is one of President Donald Trump's and the GOP's top priorities, but internal divisions have slowed its progress through the Republican-controlled Congress . With 52 Republican senators and no Democratic support, the GOP can only afford to lose two votes. Trump said Wednesday night, during a campaign-style rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, that he had told senators to "add some money to it" to produce a health care bill with "heart".

Global Media F-15E Shoots Down Another Armed Drone in Syria
Author: 0 F-15E Shoots Down Another Armed Drone in Syria

F-15E Strike Eagle at approximately 12:30 a.m. after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces ", the command said in a release. No Americans or US allies were wounded in either incident, officials said. The town is just west of the Euphrates, but most of the US-led coalition's focus against IS has been east of the symbolic river.

Author: 0 Gulf Coast Braces for Tropical Storm Cindy

News outlets also reported several roads in neighboring Escambia County have been closed due to flooding. Official landfall was made just before 4 a.m. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu urged vigilance at a news conference as bands of rain from the system began sweeping over the city. "No one should be under the belief that this is only going to affect coastal Louisiana or southeast Louisiana".

Author: 0 Republican hypocrisy in full view in health care debate

The Senate bill is expected to follow the template laid out in the House version, which narrowly passed last month, but with key differences. McConnell may have a tough job convincing enough Republican senators that the Senate bill improves on the House version.

Author: 0 Vermont Senate Approves Marijuana Legalization Compromise Bill

The tax would be 28 percent, compared to 12 percent in the law approved by voters. Wednesday's vote came after Gov. Phil Scott vetoed a similar bill last month. Supporters of a higher marijuana tax say the revenue is needed to pay for regulating marijuana and enforcing the law. If each branch adopts its bill without altering the proposed tax rates, a conference committee would have to compromise and settle on a single tax rate.

Author: 0 Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case

Angel Di Maria will certainly pay the amount and avoid jail term, but the question which is probably on the minds of most football fans is who will be the next player to be accused or caught of tax fraud . Di Maria joined Real in the summer of 2010 from Benfica and left the Spanish giants for Manchester United four years later in what was a British record transfer fee of £59.7m.

Global Media Iran-made drone downed in Syria
Author: 0 Iran-made drone downed in Syria

Tanf is the town on Syrian border with Jordan where United States troops are imparting training to Syrian rebels, officially described as "partner ground forces" in the fight against ISIS . "It seems that the US under Donald Trump is the source of danger for the Middle East and the whole world on a qualitatively new level". U.S. support of anti-Islamic State militias such as the ones in At Tanf and the Syrian Democratic Forces has increasingly put it into direct conflict with Syria and ...

Global Media After weeks of secrecy, Senate to unveil healthcare bill
Author: 0 After weeks of secrecy, Senate to unveil healthcare bill

Cory Gardner to vote against the GOP-led health care bill in the Senate - was ready to take flight over tens of thousands of people at Wednesday's Rockies game. "That's what we're told it might be", said Republican Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana. The Senate will not vote on their bill without an estimate from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).

Author: 0 Seven must-read stories this World Refugee Day

The fastest growing refugee population was spurred by the crisis in South Sudan while almost two-thirds of Syrians have been forced to flee their homes. In South Sudan, officials warned about an escalating crisis, where civil war has killed many people and caused ethnic genocide. But Beuze said that 1.2 million people worldwide are in immediate need of resettlement , and Canada's refugee intake target for 2017 will accommodate only a small fraction.

Global Media Russian Diplomat: Probable that IS leader killed in May
Author: 0 Russian Diplomat: Probable that IS leader killed in May

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, following the initial reports, said he could not say with certainty that Baghdadi was dead. Last week Russian Federation raised the possibility that its missiles might have killed Baghdadi but stopped short of a firm claim.

Author: 0 Stabbing at US airport is an act of terror

Jeff Neville in the neck. Police have reportedly raided Ftouhi's apartment in Montreal, where he's lived with his wife and five children for years. Gelios identified the suspect as 50-year-old Canadian Amor Ftouhi , who legally entered the USA last week in NY.

Global Media Presidential polls: AIADMK faction led by Panneerselvam supports Kovind
Author: 0 Presidential polls: AIADMK faction led by Panneerselvam supports Kovind

Meanwhile, the Shiv Sena has joined the list of Centre's allies extending support to ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) presidential candidate Kovind. Prime Minister Modi also spoke to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palanisamy over NDA's presidential candidate pick.

Global Media China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours
Author: 0 China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

Dog meat sellers previously said that activists' protests have led to greater attention and encouraged more people to eat the meat. Earlier reports that the sale of dog meat had been banned were denied by the city government last week, although local vendors told RFA that officials had asked market stallholders to limit the amount on display.

Author: 0 Iran blames USA output rise for plunge in global crude prices

So far this year, oil has lost 20% in value, its worst performance for the first six months of the year since 1997. "We are in discussions with OPEC members to prepare ourselves for a new decision", Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday.

Global Media US Shoots Down Pro-Syrian Drone
Author: 0 US Shoots Down Pro-Syrian Drone

The U.S. -led Combined Joint Task Force said the drone displayed "hostile intent" as it approached the outpost. The U.S. also shot down an Iranian made drone over Syria on June 8. Australia has suspended all air operations over Syria in the wake of US forces downing a Syrian jet and a warning from Russian Federation that USA -led coalition planes are now targets for its forces in parts of the country.

Global Media Pelosi tries to reassure Dems after Georgia loss
Author: 0 Pelosi tries to reassure Dems after Georgia loss

Democrats on Tuesday also lost a special election in neighboring SC, where Republican Ralph Norman easily prevailed over Democrat Archie Parnell in a seat formerly held by Republican Mick Mulvaney, who is now Trump's budget director. "That's the most important part". "If we think we're going to win these elections because President Trump's at 35 percent, I think in districts like mine and certainly Georgia and SC, it takes more than that", said Rep.

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana

It has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph, weakening from the sustained speed of 60 mph it reached overnight, and the storm is moving northwest at 7 mph. Tropical Storm Cindy is creating the threat of tornadoes along the northern Gulf Coast. Up to eight inches of rainfall was expected in Mississippi, Alabama and Florida through Friday morning.

Global Media Cause of USA student's 'extensive' brain damage mystery after North Korea release
Author: 0 Cause of USA student's 'extensive' brain damage mystery after North Korea release

North Korean officials charged Warmbier with " hostile acts against the state". Warmbier's parents have been fighting for the release of their son, a University of Virginia student, since his arrest. mainland. "I'm not confessing; I'm speaking", he said. His father, Fred Warmbier , said Thursday he does not believe North Korea's explanation that the coma resulted from botulism and a sleeping pill.

Author: 0 Puerto Rico overwhelmingly votes on USA statehood in non-binding referendum

This is the fifth political status referendum held in Puerto Rico in the past 50 years. Opposition leaders led a boycott of the vote, calling the referendum futile because in their view, the U.S. But only about 500,000 Puerto Ricans - about 23 percent of the electorate - voted. That would mean a 30 percent cut to the administrative budget of the University of Puerto Rico.

Global Media Australia says to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat
Author: 0 Australia says to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat

The U.S. military has repeatedly warned forces fighting on Assad's side to stay away from a " deconfliction zone", agreed with Russian Federation, near a garrison used by U.S. Russia also stopped using a key "de-confliction" communication channel set up to avoid conflict between USA and Russian forces in Syria. As in past press releases which announced engagement with pro-Syrian government forces, the United States military said that it "does not seek to fight Syrian regime, ...

Author: 0 Britain's Prince Philip hospitalised with infection but is in "good spirits"

Prince Philip was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday night. " Prince Philip is in good spirits and is disappointed to be missing the State Opening of Parliament and Royal Ascot ", Buckingham Palace said in a statement. Philip, whose official title is Duke of Edinburgh and has sometimes drawn attention with headline-grabbing gaffes, has been by the queen's side throughout her 65 years on the throne and she has described him as "my strength and stay".

Author: 0 McAuliffe votes in Virginia's primary election

What makes Gillespie's close shave terrifying to Republicans everywhere is that Stewart ran a campaign based on cultural hyper-conservatism (especially an aggressive defense of Confederate monuments) and loyalty to Donald Trump. Sens. The 29-year-old restaurant manager said having Trump in the White House has pushed her to become more interested in state and local politics.

Global Media Two Kerobokan escapees captured
Author: 0 Two Kerobokan escapees captured

Bali police have confirmed that four fugitives including Australian Shaun Davidson were not stuck in a water tunnel, after fears they may have drowned while trying to escape. Tee began serving the prison sentence from last September following his arrest in a raid by the Indonesian authorities at a hotel in Bali on Jan 25 a year ago.

Author: 0 U's Kovind support won't impact alliance: RJD

Making the crucial presidential election more interesting, the Congress-led Opposition on Thursday declared former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar as its top choice to take on NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind . Bahujan Samajwadi Party also extended its support to Meira as their Presidential candidate. Earlier, NDA had announced Ram Nath Kovind as its candidate for the upcoming Presidential polls.

Author: 0 London fire: Cladding in other buildings 'combustible'

More than 100 buildings a day can be tested and May urged landlords to send samples for rapid assessment. "Many others living in tall residential buildings will have concerns about their safety after what happened at Grenfell", she said .

Global Media US Senate healthcare bill expected to cut back Medicaid expansion
Author: 0 US Senate healthcare bill expected to cut back Medicaid expansion

But there's plenty of grumbling from senators across the GOP spectrum, and leaders haven't nailed down the support they'll need to prevail. According to McConnell, he initially chose a 13-member group to work on the bill. Democrats have also criticized the behind-the-scenes meetings, staging a protest on the Senate floor on Monday. Democrats argue that since that vote, the GOP has made it clear the language was meant to ban federal funding for that specific organization.

Author: 0 Fresh court blow for Trump's revised ban

The court noticed that even the federal officials were skeptical how effectual the first executive order might prove. The judges say the president violated US immigration law by discriminating against people based on their nationality and that Trump failed to show their entry into the country would hurt American interests.

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