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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.

Global Media Senate to finally unveil secret health care bill
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.

Global Media Gulf Coast Braces for Tropical Storm Cindy
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.

Global Media Vermont Senate Approves Marijuana Legalization Compromise Bill
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.

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.

Author: 0 Taliban attack kills five Afghan police, injures 15

In a statement, Taleban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said an Afghan commando loyal to the militant group had opened fire on foreign "invaders", killing four and wounding four others. An apparent insider attack in northern Afghanistan on Saturday left four USA troops wounded, US and Afghan officials said. A massive truck bombing and later suicide attacks left hundreds dead and wounded at the end of May and beginning of June, raising political tensions for the Afghan government, which ...

Author: 0 Why China will never ditch historic ally North Korea for Donald Trump

Warmbier, who was born in OH, was arrested in North Korea in January 2016 while visiting as a tourist. "And frankly, if he were brought home sooner, I think the results would have been a lot different". American student Otto Warmbier, center, is escorted March 16, 2016, at the Supreme Court in Pyongyang, North Korea. The Trump government is trying to pressure China to use its influence on the North to deter the reclusive regime from conducting any more nuclear and missile tests.

Author: 0 Container ship waited hour before reporting Navy collision that killed 7

Japanese officials said on Monday that the accident had occurred almost an hour earlier than previously believed, and on Tuesday the US Navy appeared to accept the revised timeline. Yet we are no closer to understanding how a massive container ship was able to plow into a sophisticated USA destroyer, seemingly without warning. "Under my authority, I am initiating a JAGMAN investigation into this collision, and I will appoint a flag officer to lead that investigation".

Author: 0 Qatar goes ahead with $12bn USA fighter jet deal despite Trump's criticism

This deal may signal that the U.S. President Donald Trump and the Pentagon are at loggerheads, as the latter praised Qatar's contributions to anti-terror fight while Trump accused it of supporting militant groups. "We are confident that Qatar can address its remaining issues within this timeframe, prior to delivery", said a State Department official, according to the CBS News .

Author: 0 Saudi king names son heir as new generation encircles throne

On Wednesday, Trump discussed the Qatar row with Saudi Arabia's newly-appointed crown prince , on a call during which he also offered his congratulations to the new heir to the throne. Of the new crown prince's personal life, Gulf News reports: "A law graduate from Riyadh's King Saud University, the dark-bearded prince with a receding hairline is the father of two boys and two girls and has married only once".

Global Media Theresa May to unveil Brexit plans to EU leaders
Author: 0 Theresa May to unveil Brexit plans to EU leaders

There will be one week of negotiations every month, with a pause in between for technical work and consultations. "There is a long way to go, but we are off to a promising start". "In the first step, we will deal with the most pressing issues". "While this will be a Government that consults and listens, we are clear that we are going to see Brexit through, working with Parliament, business, the devolved administrations and others to ensure a smooth and orderly withdrawal".

Author: 0 Turkey records largest number of Syrian refugees, United Nations reports

The report says following Syria's totals, Colombia has the second highest displaced population in the world at 7.7 million, then Afghanistan with 4.7 million, Iraq with 4.2 million and South Sudan at 3.3 million. Within this appeal, UNICEF operations require almost $50 million in 2017 as well as $30 million each year from 2018-2020 to provide critical health, nutrition, water and sanitation, education, early childhood development, adolescent development, and child protection ...

Global Media Islamic State blows up iconic al-Nuri mosque of Mosul
Author: 0 Islamic State blows up iconic al-Nuri mosque of Mosul

When al-Baghdadi announced the establishment of his caliphate in June 2014 from the pulpit of the mosque, the symbolism wasn't missed across the Muslim world, evoking as it did the memories of both Nur al-Din and Saladin. The mosque has been the ideological heart of ISIS in Iraq. Ryan Dillon, the spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) - the US -led coalition against ISIS - tweeted that Iraq War Media Cell announced that ISIS was fully responsible for bombing of the mosque.

Author: 0 France goes to the polls as Macron seeks majority

The centre-right Les Republicains and allies are likely to form the main opposition bloc, with 21.6 per cent of the vote going to the broad centre-right. Macron's fledgling party is expected to win between 415 and 445 seats in the lower house after taking a projected 32.3% of the vote. Macron's party could win as many as 455 out of 577 deputies.

Global Media Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law
Author: 0 Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law

Republican Rep. Peter King said Wednesday that he thinks Senate Republicans' behind-closed-doors efforts to pass a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare make it look like they have something to hide. Republican senators voiced concern on Wednesday about a plan to overhaul the USA healthcare system, fearing a rush to consider the major legislation as their party's leaders prepare to unveil it.

Author: 0 With Kovind For President, Amit Shah Checkmate Opposition

Earlier it was learned that besides Ambedkar, former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar, ex-Union home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, CPI national secretary D Raja and retired diplomat Gopal Krishna Gandhi are being considered as probable contenders by Opposition parties.

Global Media American Warplane Shoots Down Iranian-Made Drone Over Syria
Author: 0 American Warplane Shoots Down Iranian-Made Drone Over Syria

It was an Iranian-made Shahed 129 and was thought to be armed and in firing range of USA troops. Australia's military is suspending the airstrikes that it had been carrying out against the Islamic State as part of a US -led coalition in Syria, one day after Russian Federation criticized the USA downing of a Syrian warplane and threatened to target coalition aircraft in a wide swath of Syria.

Author: 0 Health officials detect mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus

Previous year in Wisconsin, 13 cases of West Nile virus infection in humans were found. Workers will spray pesticide if "persistent" West Nile activity is detected, officials said . It has been recommended in the past that to avoid mosquito bites you should avoid being outdoors during Dusk and Dawn (the 4 Ds ). People contract the virus when bitten by infected mosquitoes that get it from birds that carry WNV.

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