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Some Flights Canceled Out Of Phoenix Due To Heat

That was the case in Phoenix on Tuesday, where temperatures were forecast to climb as high as 120 degrees Fahrenheit . It was a relative cool spot compared with Yuma in neighboring Arizona, however, where the mercury hit 120 degrees. The news concerning flight cancellations is interesting, though, as it serves as example of the way that rising temperatures will impact services and infrastructure in ways that are at first not obvious.

Democrat Rep: Pelosi Is More 'Toxic' Than Trump

Back in 2001 Hoyer and Pelosi faced each other for the top leadership position inside the Democratic caucus, but have largely worked collaboratively in the top two slots for years. "But she certainly is one of the reasons". Veteran GOP ad-maker Brad Todd says that's because the San Francisco congresswoman is the personification of the liberal values they can't stomach.

Suspected tornado: 1 hurt, businesses flattened in Alabama

Weather forecasters are expecting a third day of rough weather for Gulf Coast states as Tropical Storm Cindy approaches. Street and other flooding was reported in places such as Port Arthur, along Sabine Pass and the border with Louisiana, where Cindy made landfall early Thursday.

DHS: Hackers Cased Voter Registration Systems in 21 States

President Trump fired off a barrage of tweets Thursday morning, hammering away at the "big Dem scam" and "big Dem HOAX!" in the aftermath of former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson's testimony the day before about Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 US election.

Trump says solar Mexican border wall will 'pay for itself'

And this way, Mexico will have to pay much less money, and that's good, right? Trump talked about building a wall during a speech Wednesday in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, claiming his proposal could pay for itself if it is a "solar wall". "I think we could make it look handsome, too", he added. By now, you've surely heard the chant, "build that wall!" at almost every event Donald Trump has held since his successful presidential campaign.

Israel carries out airstrike against Syria after projectiles fired

The former military official Yaalon last month told reporters that the Islamic State group had also recently apologized to Israeli military forces after unintentionally attacking them along the Syrian border. In April, Israel shot down what it called "a target" over the Golan Heights. Damascus accused Israel of colluding with the jihadists. The move was never recognized by the global community, yet it unofficially backed by imperialist powers, first and foremost its financiers within the ...

Al-Bashir mediates in Gulf crisis, receives new Saudi crown prince

The power of the ruling al-Saud family, backed by the ultra-conservative clergy, is based on an unwritten social contract in which the government provides jobs and ensures cheap living costs in exchange for loyalty.Another challenge will be relations with chief regional rival Iran, whose state media called the reshuffle a "soft coup".

Cuba blasts Trump's decision to revamp Obama-era deal

United States President Donald Trump on Friday reversed parts of his predecessor Barack Obama's diplomatic re-engagement with Cuba , tightening travel and trade rules with the island nation, reported The Guardian . "I would urge the Administration and Congress to focus on constructive policy with Cuba that would benefit Americans, especially Arkansas-based agriculture, by lifting the credit restrictions on agriculture", Hutchinson said.

China, US reaffirm commitment to Korean Peninsula denuclearization

This dialogue was established under a framework decided during a U.S. -China Diplomatic and Security Dialogue that brought together the countries' top diplomats and defense chiefs. He says, "We must step up our efforts to curtail these sources of revenue". This is the revamped dialogue that had been held previously between the two countries, but under President Trump it was raised to Cabinet-level, with the aim of achieving concrete goals.

Arab And Islamic Leaders Condemn Terror Plot Targeting Makkah's Grand Mosque

The operation was plotted by a terror group located in three sites, one in Jeddah and two in Mecca . The interior ministry said in a statement it "confirms that this terrorist network, whose terrorist plan was thwarted, violated, in what they would have perpetrated, all sanctities by targeting the security of the Grand Mosque, the holiest place on Earth".

Sena to hold meeting to decide on NDAs Prez nominee

Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut had said that Uddhav would recommend Swaminathan's name to Shah in the meeting today. "Now that we have extended support, I don't think there should be any obstacle", Thackeray said, adding he can not endlessly wait for the opposition parties to finalise their candidate for the post.

Floppy-faced Neapolitan Mastiff named 'World's Ugliest Dog'

Neapolitan Mastiff named Martha . but she had some tough competition. In winning, Martha also earned another - one might say greater - honor: her place enshrined on an illustrious list of champions that dates back almost three decades.

Trump gives Pentagon authority to set troop levels in Afghanistan

The move means it will likely be up to Defense Secretary James Mattis to decide whether to send more American troops to Afghanistan as has been recommended by us military commanders. The 3,000 to 5,000 additional forces being discussed at the Pentagon , some of which could be sent by us allies, would be largely comprised of air crews and trainers to support Afghan forces.

Prince Philip admitted to hospital

Prince Philip was discharged Thursday from a London hospital after he was treated for an infection, Buckingham Palace said. Prince Philip was to accompany Queen Elizabeth to the opening ceremony of Parliament, elected two weeks ago.

European Union soldier, from Portugal, killed in Mali attack -Mogherini

No group has as yet claimed Sunday's assault. But Malian authorities were in no doubt that this was a terrorist operation by jihadis. The Kangaba camp is a relaxing site frequented by Westerners and locals during the weekends. About 30 people managed to escape though at least two people were killed as the assault continued into the evening, authorities said. Tensions erupted in Mali in 2012 following a failed coup and a Tuareg rebellion that ultimately allowed al-Qaeda-linked militant ...

Darjeeling protests: Rajnath Singh appeals for peace

GJM activists threw petrol bombs, bottles and stones at the anti-riot police personnel, who fired teargas shells to disperse the mob in Singmari. Also, she claimed an Indian Reserve Battalion Assistant Commandant Kiran Tamang had succumbed to his injuries but soon retraced her statements saying "he is grievously hurt and is fighting for his life".

'Six or seven' people hit by vehicle during Eid celebrations in Newcastle

A witness told Chronicle Live : 'This was the Eid celebrations, the end of Ramadan. It comes just a week after suspected terrorist Darren Osborne, 47, deliberately drove into worshippers outside Finsbury Park Mosque in London. A 42-year-old woman was arrested and is being questioned in police custody, police said. Two people were very, very seriously injured. Police said they received reports of the collision outside Westgate Sports Centre at around 9.15am on Sunday.

Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

But tax authorities later found that some of the information presented in that settlement was incorrect, the prosecutors said. Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has been accused of defrauding the Spanish tax system of €3.3m, say reports in Spain .

Cyber attack hits British Parliament, limits MPs' email access

As a precaution, Parliament temporarily restricted remote access to its network, the spokesperson said. "IT services on the parliamentary estate are working normally". We all rely on computers, we all rely on emails, we all rely on digital records. While few details are known about the method of the attack, Miliefsky said the most common tactic used is a spearfishing email that asks a user to click on a hyperlink or open an attachment, that once clicked or opened infects the computer with ...

Korean detainee Otto Warmbier 'got exactly what he deserved': US prof

South Korea said the women defected on their own, while North Korea claimed they were deceived and abducted. "They needed to be careful about the things that they might say, that the North Koreans might take offense [and] that might cause the North Koreans to react very angrily and badly".

Donald Trump: Robert Mueller impartiality questionable; other investigators 'Hillary supporters'

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that they are, but White House Adviser Kellyanne Conway has downplayed the importance of the tweets . And he also testified that US President Donald Trump asked for him to pledge his loyalty. He is a good guy. But the president's suggestion that his tweet influenced Comey to be truthful in recounting his conversations contradicts Trump's own assertion that Comey misled Congress.

Frustrated Dems face steep challenge to unseat Pelosi

I am a strategic, politically astute leader", Pelosi said at a press conference on Thursday. "This is not about me", Rice said. Such comments about Pelosi were highlighted by Republicans on Thursday in an attempt to illustrate a divided Democratic caucus.

Canadian PM wishes Muslims on Eid-ul-Fitr

Since the Bill Clinton administration, the White House has each year hosted either an event to mark the Eid al-Fitr feast - which ends the fasting month of Ramadan - or a meal breaking the dawn-til-dusk fast, known as an iftar. Eid-al-Fitr is that only day of Shawwal that Muslims are not permitted to fast and many chose to fast for further six days after Eid. The government has also made special arrangements during Eid al-Fitr to make sure that the festival in the country ends peacefully.

Laura Ingraham Backs Away From Sean Spicer's Job

The announcement came as a surprise to many, especially considering that for nearly the entirety of the Trump administration, there have been grumblings that President Donald Trump didn't approve of Spicer's performance and wanted to replace him.

I Will Defend Medicaid. Also Trump: I Support Bill That Destroys Medicaid

The Senate parliamentarian will make that decision. TAXES Obama law: Raised taxes on upper-income people and health care companies to finance coverage expansion. Caroline Pearson, a senior vice president of the consulting firm Avalare Health, said the Senate subsidies would be smaller than Obama's because they're keyed to the cost of a bare-bones plan and because additional help now provided for deductibles and copayments would eventually be discontinued.

Sunday shows preview: Senate healthcare debate heats up

The bill also makes major cuts and structural changes to Medicaid, a health insurance program relied upon by almost 75 million Americans - primarily low-income, disabled, and elderly. In his remarks, Trump said that the Affordable Care Act , or Obamacare, has been "wreaking havoc" on the nation's healthcare system, and that "millions more" would be hurt by its "deepening death spiral".

Rabri Devi wants 'good looking' and 'homely' bahus for her minister sons

Similarly, the distance between Patna and Sonepur is now reduced to just 15km, he said. They will continue with their mission to create confrontation. Later, former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee launched construction work of the project from Gandhi Maidan, Kumar recalled. But as railway minister, he (Lalu) got it sanctioned by the then Planning Commission after getting the detailed project report prepared.

Yemen suffers amid 200000 cholera cases

The joint statement by Unicef and the World Health Organization said the country was now facing the worst cholera outbreak anywhere in the world. "It's nearly the whole country". King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre in Saudi Arabia, has announced a donation of United States $66.7 million to UNICEF, WHO and their partners to contain the outbreak of cholera in Yemen, in response to their urgent call for much needed funds.

Otto Warmbier's father thanks Trump administration

Warmbier reportedly does not show any consistent response to stimulation, shows no sign of understanding language, responding to commands or awareness of his environment. By his account, delivered at a scripted "news conference" weeks after his arrest, Warmbier attempted a foolish but harmless prank: trying (unsuccessfully) to pilfer a propaganda poster from the hotel where he was staying.

US Senate Overwhelmingly Backs Stronger Sanctions Against Russia, Iran

The Iran bill, including the Russian Federation sanctions amendment, was expected to pass the Senate on Thursday or later on Wednesday. "It provides for actors undermining cyber security being subject to sanctions". Chuck Schumer of NY, the minority leader, said Wednesday. Republicans and Democrats have said they doubt Trump would veto the bill. A day earlier, U.S.

Trump signs 'historic' bill to transform Veterans Affairs

Former neighbors and family members, meanwhile, said their encounters with Hodgkinson were marked by displays of simmering anger and odd behavior. He was struck in the hip when a gunman opened fire at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia.

Republican Senator Vital to Health Bill's Passage Won't Support It

MARTIN: What parts and programs of the Affordable Care Act are most at stake with this new version of the Senate Republicans' bill? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists he wants a vote before the Fourth of July recess, leaving GOP leaders one week to win over more votes.

Security Forces Foil Bomb Attack on Mecca's Grand Mosque

The Saudi Interior Ministry also said that five people including a woman have been arrested in connection with the blast, AP reported. It said the operation was planned by three terrorist groups, two based in Makkah and the third in Jeddah.

United Kingdom parliament targeted by cyber attack

A spokesperson for the Houses of Parliament has confirmed that the UK Parliament's computer system has been hit by a cyberattack. The House says it is investigating the incident and will take further steps to secure all hacked accounts.

India, Portugal Launch Startup Hub in First Indian PM Visit

After the U.S. visit, Modi will travel to the Netherlands on June 27 where he will have a meeting with the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and call on King Willem-Alexander and meet Queen Maxima. "We hope that the outcome on the issue is positive for Indians and at the same time does not anger Americans as well". Modi left New Delhi on Saturday on a three-nation tour that took him first to Portugal.

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