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World Media Iran vows full support for Iraq
Author: 0 Iran vows full support for Iraq

Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani (R) shakes hands with Iraqi Defense Minister Erfan al-Hiyali in Tehran on July 23, 2017. The top Iranian diplomat, who travelled to Iraq on Saturday for the new round of joint political commission meetings, has met with Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari and the Arab country's Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri.

World Media Protesters rally against GOP health care plan as DC prepares for vote
Author: 0 Protesters rally against GOP health care plan as DC prepares for vote

The president increased the pressure on his party by warning them they had a duty to adhere to seven years of promises. With at least two GOP Senators unwilling to vote with their party, and Senator John McCain out after his brain cancer diagnosis, it remains to be seen if the GOP has enough votes to pass any legislation, procedural or not, at this time.

World Media United States judge halts deportation of 1400 Iraqis
Author: 0 United States judge halts deportation of 1400 Iraqis

Advocates say the detained Iraqis, many of them Christians, face persecution, torture and possibly death if forced to return to their native country, where Christians are a minority. "The Court will conduct a status conference with counsel on August 31, 2017 at 2 p.m.to assess what modifications, if any, are required to this Order, and to discuss further proceedings with this case", Goldsmith wrote in Monday's order.

World Media Protester tries to get Trump's son in law to sign Russian flag
Author: 0 Protester tries to get Trump's son in law to sign Russian flag

Like several other officials close to Mr. Trump, it turned out that he had met with the Russian Ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, on two occasions last July and September, during a period in which Russian intelligence had hacked the emails of the Democratic National Committee and top Clinton campaign officials and given what it found to WikiLeaks for dissemination.

World Media Trump intensifies criticism of own attorney general
Author: 0 Trump intensifies criticism of own attorney general

In March, Sessions had announced that he would recuse himself from investigations related to the 2016 presidential campaign, including those into Russian interference in the electoral process. The Russia investigations have swept up Trump's eldest son and his son-in-law, greatly angering the president, who says the charges are unfounded and part of a "witch hunt".

World Media At least five people injured in Swiss attack
Author: 0 At least five people injured in Swiss attack

The town's historic old quarter was sealed off by a large deployment of officers who evacuated all nearby businesses and pedestrians, but the barricades were later removed and regular traffic returned to the area. "They are undergoing operations at the moment and we don't know how they are". Schaffhausen is a city of about 36,000 north of Zurich, near the border with Germany.

Author: 0 New security cameras at Jerusalem holy site

More violence ensued as Israeli authorities responded by ramping up security, including the metal detectors at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, located near the Lion's Gate . Since Friday, five Palestinians have been killed in clashes with Israeli forces, with more than 900 people injured in mass demonstrations. 'If they (Palestinians) do not want to enter the mosque, then let them not enter the mosque'.

World Media Some Mass. Lawmakers Push Back Against SJC ICE Ruling
Author: 0 Some Mass. Lawmakers Push Back Against SJC ICE Ruling

The case is being remanded to a county court for this judgement. The ruling in the case, Lunn v. Commonwealth, emphasized that the detention requests are just that, requests, and government is not required to comply with them. The U.S. Justice Department argued that MA officials have the "inherent authority" to detain people exclusively at the request of ICE. The SJC did not agree with the assertions of the DOJ and stated that the state police may only make arrests for criminal offenses.

World Media What's next for the USS Gerald R. Ford?
Author: 0 What's next for the USS Gerald R. Ford?

Construction started in 2009 and was to be completed at a cost of $12.9-B. The USS Gerald R. Ford is the first new aircraft carrier design in 40 years. "There is no one, absolutely no one, who would be prouder of the commissioning of this mighty ship than the president of the United States, Gerald R Ford , " she said .

World Media Australia to accept first Central American refugees under USA deal
Author: 0 Australia to accept first Central American refugees under USA deal

But "UNHCR has recently been informed by Australia that it refuses to accept even these refugees, and that they, along with the others on Nauru and Papua New Guinea, have been informed that their only option is to remain where they are or to be transferred to Cambodia or the United States", Grandi said.

World Media Jared Kushner reveals 77 previously undisclosed assets in new filing
Author: 0 Jared Kushner reveals 77 previously undisclosed assets in new filing

The previously unreported assets were included in updated personal disclosure reports certified by the US Office of Government Ethics on Thursday as part of the "ordinary review process", according to Mr Kushner's filing. She got $2.5 million in salary and severance when she resigned from the Trump Organisation in January. "Jared and Ivanka have followed each of the required steps in their transition from private citizens to federal officials", said Jamie Gorelick, an attorney with Wilmer ...

World Media Space scientist and academician Yash Pal dies at 90
Author: 0 Space scientist and academician Yash Pal dies at 90

Yash Pal's first job was at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR). He also became a professor there, later. He is known for his appearances on the science-based programmed on Doordarshan titled " Turning Point " in the 80s and for explaining scientific terms in layman's language.

World Media Child's home waits for ruling on her abortion
Author: 0 Child's home waits for ruling on her abortion

The courts usually depend on the verdict of the medical board examining the victim. The bench also asked member secretary of the state legal services authority to assist the panel in the examination to be held on July 26. Her parents took her to the hospital after she complained of stomach pains where it was discovered she was pregnant having been raped. They are also planning to arrange a tutor for the child at home, so she keeps in touch with studies - her father, a watchman, is studying ...

World Media 'Toilet-Wife' statement: SP demands strict action against Aurangabad District Magistrate
Author: 0 'Toilet-Wife' statement: SP demands strict action against Aurangabad District Magistrate

Aurangabad, July 23:In a controversial remark, Aurangabad District Magistrate Kanwal Tanuj has advised a villager to "go and sell your wife if you can not protect the dignity of your wife". Under the Swachhta Mahasabha scheme, the Bihar government provides Rs 12,000 each to a family to build a toilet. "So many people talk about advance payment, they get advance and then spend it on useless things", India Today reported Tanuj by saying.

World Media Donald Trump Attacks 'Sleazy Adam Schiff' On Twitter
Author: 0 Donald Trump Attacks 'Sleazy Adam Schiff' On Twitter

This time, the 45th POTUS has tweeted an attack against Adam Schiff , a senior Democrat on the House Intelligence panel. The House Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russian meddling in the US election as well as potential collusion with Russia by Trump's campaign, is scheduled to interview Trump's son-in-law and senior White House adviser, Jared Kushner, on Tuesday.

World Media Public Equally Split if Trump Should Be Impeached — USA Today Poll
Author: 0 Public Equally Split if Trump Should Be Impeached — USA Today Poll

Trump promised big changes on taxes, health care and infrastructure. But Trump supporters have also been vocal about their approval of the president. The USA/iMediaEthics poll also found that more than half of Americans - 57 percent - believe either there is enough evidence now for Congress to remove Trump from office or that ongoing investigations will eventually provide enough evidence, including 29 percent of Republicans, 52 percent of independents and 85 percent of Democrats who feel ...

Author: 0 Israeli-Palestinian Tensions Spill into Jordan

The Palestinian Ministry of Health confirmed the fatalities. Some of the protesters were holding placards which read "Save Al-Aqsa" and "Free Palestine", while some others were shouting anti-Israeli slogans like " Israel is a terror state", and "Hands-off Al-Aqsa".

World Media Trump Considers Replacing Jeff Sessions with Rudy Giuliani
Author: 0 Trump Considers Replacing Jeff Sessions with Rudy Giuliani

A defiant President Donald Trump unleashed a flurry of almost a dozen tweets Saturday morning, asserting that he has the "complete power to pardon" aides, family members and possibly even himself - an apparent response to the special counsel's widening Russian Federation probe - and decrying "illegal leaks" in the "fake news".

World Media Trump especially upset after hearing Mueller would access tax returns
Author: 0 Trump especially upset after hearing Mueller would access tax returns

Collins, R-Maine. President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, was also present at the meeting. Former Southern District of New York US Attorney Preet Bharara was investigating Manafort's real estate dealings before he was sacked by Trump in March, and Mueller has now assumed control of that investigation, one of the sources said.

World Media Meeting on latest Israeli-Palestinian escalations postponed to Thursday: Arab League
Author: 0 Meeting on latest Israeli-Palestinian escalations postponed to Thursday: Arab League

A senior Israeli security official held talks in the Jordanian capital on Monday to defuse the burgeoning diplomatic crisis after Jordan refused to release the Israeli embassy security guard. Omar al-Abed succeeded in stabbing four members of an Israeli family, killing three before being shot and killed himself by Israeli security. Abo El-Gheit added that the current measures "have nothing to do with security, " and that security considerations are not the real motive behind the recent ...

World Media Clashes break out between Palestinians, Israeli forces in West Bank
Author: 0 Clashes break out between Palestinians, Israeli forces in West Bank

In response, Israel installed metal detectors at the gates of the 37-acre walled compound, portraying the devices as a needed security measure to prevent more attacks. In recent days, Palestinians have protested by praying in the street at the entrance to the site while some have clashed with police. "The security situation is quiet, but it is very complex and volatile, and things can develop very quickly", he added, referring to Gaza.

World Media 'Old Ironsides' nearly ready to leave dry dock
Author: 0 'Old Ironsides' nearly ready to leave dry dock

Just before 10 p.m., the ship floated off its keel and slid into Boston Harbor about an hour later, the paper reported. In a Facebook Live video, Navy officials also answered questions about the USS Constitution, its history, and the ship's operations today.

World Media IL governor calls another special session on education
Author: 0 IL governor calls another special session on education

It is now being held on a procedural motion, as Democratic lawmakers seek more time to negotiate after Rauner vowed to veto the measure, decrying it as a "bailout" for Chicago Public Schools . The funding measure was approved in May, but has not been sent to the governor's desk. Rauner and Republicans have said suburban and downstate taxpayers should not be paying to bail out Chicago schools.

World Media Trump Asks Why 'Beleaguered' Jeff Sessions Isn't Investigating Hillary Clinton
Author: 0 Trump Asks Why 'Beleaguered' Jeff Sessions Isn't Investigating Hillary Clinton

President Donald Trump referred to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, about whom he was recently critical in an interview , as "beleaguered" in a tweet on Monday as he also blasted the Russian Federation probe. Despite the public criticism, Sessions has said he intends to remain in the job. If he were confirmed by Congress, that appointment could open the door to Trump firing the special prosecutor or having an attorney general who can directly influence the investigation.

Author: 0 Three Palestinians killed, others injured in Israeli crackdown at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Thousands of Muslims, Christians and Jews from around the world regularly travel to Jerusalem to pray at the compound which is considered a sacred site by all three of the world's major religions. "The Quartet Envoys call on all to demonstrate maximum restraint, refrain from provocative actions and work towards de-escalating the situation", it added.

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