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In New York, Trump to use gang violence to press for deportations

DeMarco recently praised the Trump Administration for attacking the economic heart of what he called a strengthening alliance between Mexican drug cartels, sex traffickers and gangs . Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) said they plan to fly from Washington, D.C., with Trump. But civil rights groups say police and immigration agents have unfairly targeted some teenagers.

Davis Imam Addresses Controversy Surrounding Sermon

They had been installed two weeks ago earlier following the slaying of two police officers by three Arab-Israeli terrorists. In response , the Islamic Center of Davis issued a statement on its website , standing by the imam. Born in Egypt and holding a B.A in Islamic Studies, Shahin traveled to the USA in 1999 and obtained a degree in computer engineering, he is an instructor of the Zidani Islamic Institute which teaches Sunni Islam to the West.

Scaramucci Hints Priebus Was Behind a Leak. But There Was No Leak

The former Wall Street financier was upset that the reporter, Ryan Lizza , had tweeted about who Mr Scaramucci was dining with. However, the financial disclosure was not leaked . If Mr Scaramucci tries to direct the FBI to conduct a leak investigation, that could conflict with the Justice Department's obligation to function independently from the White House, said Mark Zaid, a national security lawyer in Washington .

Manafort Meets With Senate Intel While Under A Separate Senate Subpoena

Manafort's request to cooperate with the committee's investigation without appearing at Wednesday's hearing, we were unable to reach an agreement for a voluntary transcribed interview with the Judiciary Committee", they said in a statement on Tuesday.

Thor Ragnarok: Taika Waititi explains the Hulk's word

Thor's new trailer revealed the film will focus on relationships and look beyond the romance. One thing is certain, Thor Ragnarok , which could be the shortest film of the MCU, promises to be rich in novelties! The actress revealed what she's most excited for fans to see in the finished film, and also addressed those insane reshoots-Ragnarok just wrapped 2 weeks of additional photography that involved over 500 setups (which is a lot ).

Arrests by National Investigation Agency will choke terror funding, says BJP

Altaf is the son-in-law of hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani , who advocates Jammu and Kashmir's merger with Pakistan. Speaking on the same lines, defence expert P.K. "The investigation which is being done by the NIA is on the right track". As per sources, police arrested Shah late yesterday evening. The NIA had registered a case on May 30 against separatist leaders, including members of the Hurriyat, who it said were in connivance with militants from outlawed groups like ...

Sen. Susan Collins Caught on Mic Calling Texas Congressmen 'Unattractive,' Trump 'Crazy'

Chip Unruh, a spokesman for Mr. Reed, indicated in a statement that the Democratic senator would not be apologizing. With no measurement, no thinking about it, no metrics, no nothing. A live microphone caught Collins Tuesday as she mocked the heavy-set Farenthold: "I don't mean to be unkind but he's so unattractive it's unbelievable".

Scaramucci challenges Priebus over leaks to the press

Reince Priebus never wanted Donald Trump to hire Anthony Scaramucci . Lizza wrote that Scaramucci believed Priebus had been anxious about the dinner because he hadn't been invited. "I understand the law". The remarks from Scaramucci, a Trump loyalist, create a public face-off with Priebus, who holds a job that in any other White House would be one of the most powerful in Washington .

My children are the owners of an offshore company: Jahangir Tareen

A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umer Ata Bandyal and Justice Faisal Arab, heard the petition filed by PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi, seeking disqualification of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) General Secretary Jahangir Tareen, alleging that he had established offshore companies in the name of his children, shared gifts worth over Rs1.6 billion among family members, and was involved in insider trading in the shares of United ...

48 injured in train crash at Barcelona station (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Regional authorities said there were at least five seriously injured, including the driver. Spanish firefighters and paramedics treat injured people at Francia Railway Station in Barcelona, northeastern Spain, 28 July 2017. Witnesses said a block of metal thought to form part of the buffer had ended up more than six feet inside the front carriage. The cause of the accident was not immediately known.

Banco De Chile (NYSE:BCH) Rating Lowered to Buy at BidaskClub

As of the end of the quarter Financial Architects, Inc had sold 10,361 shares trimming its position 98.0%. Proficio Capital Partners LLC increased its stake in shares of Banco Santander, by 183.5% in the first quarter. Argus Research initiated the shares of HA in report on Wednesday, May 4 with "Hold" rating. (The) set a €7.60 ($8.84) price objective on shares of Banco Santander, and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Saturday, May 20th.

Americans Are Risking Their Lives To Voluntarily Fight ISIS In Syria

Taylor's father said he was told of his son's death by the USA consular chief from the Kurdistan Region in Iraq. The AP reports that Taylor's father, David Taylor Sr., said Taylor secretly traveled to Syria and only told one other friend about where he was really going.

Showtime Orders Boston-Set Drama Pilot From Ben Affleck and Matt Damon

Showtime ordered a pilot for City On a Hill , a Boston-set series that will be executive produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon , along with Gavin O'Connor ( The Accountant , Warrior ), who will also direct. He forms an unlikely alliance with a corrupt yet venerated Federal Bureau of Investigation veteran who is invested in maintaining the status quo. The pair threw Boston's criminal justice system into tailspin in an investigation into a family of armored auto robbers from Charlestown.

Israel to stop use of metal detectors at sensitive holy site

The deadly stabbings of three Israelis occurred on Friday evening. Convening a meeting of their security council Sunday night, under the leadership of Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu , Israel indicated the added security measures taken will remain for now, although they may be lessened at some unnamed point in the future.

Investigation after shark filmed being dragged by speedboat

Klepper said it wasn't clear whether the men broke any laws, or if the shark was alive when it was being dragged. Three of the occupants of the small boat are visible, but the person filming is not. "How shameful and embarrassing for grown adults to be doing this and what a poor example to society!" said one user. Several people called for the arrest of the men in the video.

Indonesia's navy denies shooting Vietnamese fishermen in South China Sea

Diplomatic sources report that China threatened to attack Vietnamese installations in the Spratly Islands if Repsol did not halt its work. One of America's closest allies is preparing to put China's claims to the test in the South China Sea.

Scaramucci Just Accused Reince Priebus of Felony Leaking

Brad Gerstman, a NY lobbyist and public relations executive, said it probably doesn't matter to Trump that Scaramucci and Priebus don't get along. Anthony Scaramucci , the White House's slick new communications director, called into CNN's New Day Thursday morning for a 30-minute marathon interview to complain about White House leaks - while a reporter in the green room was receiving texts from other administration officials mocking that very interview.

Al Qaeda announces Kashmir cell, Zakir Musa named head

The Global Islamic Media Front (GIMF), a jihadist website released a statement of the establishment of a jihadi group in Kashmir calling itself "Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind". The announcement of Wednesday marks the first time the worldwide terror group has pushed so far into Kashmir. Security officials consider the young militant's following to be small.

Deal Reached in VW Diesel Emissions Scandal

The agencies said Volkswagen will update the hardware and software of its diesel cars to make them compliant with federal emission standards, giving drivers who have previously been offered buy backs the option to keep their cars if they wish.

Marine Veteran Fighting For Kurds Against ISIS In Syria Dies

In a YPG video, Grodt , an activist affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement, said he joined the militia " to help the Kurdish people in their struggle for autonomy " and to fight ISIS. NBC reports Taylor was a Marine veteran and that Warden served in the U.S. Army and French Foreign Legion before joining the YPG in Syria . He was deployed in Afghanistan, Japan and South Korea, and he spent time in Jordan before he was discharged a year ago, David Taylor Sr.

Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance

It has outperformed by 2.72% the S&P500. Pfizer now has $196.17B valuation. During the past three months the stock gain 12.39%, bringing six months performance to 52.65%. Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Penn National Gaming Inc. Therefore 44% are positive. Penn National Gaming had 16 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Men, Woman Charged with Sex Trafficking in Massive West Coast Investigation

Authorities said McNeil used stolen identities to rent apartments across California that were used as brothels and purchased luxury cars that were used to transport the victims throughout California and to Las Vegas, Nevada and Texas. They have been charged with sex trafficking, pimping and other charges. "Its reach is not limited to foreign countries", Becerra said". Two men have been arrested and a woman is wanted in connection with an expansive human trafficking case involving the selling ...

Samsung quarterly operating profit renews all-time high

The clear standout business segment for Samsung was its semiconductor business, which increased its operating profit to 8 trillion won from 2.6 trillion won a year ago. The sales revenue of the company's mobile division is also up 13 % to 30 trillion won following the good public reception of the latest Galaxy S8 and S8plus high-end models, but its operating profit was reduced due to an increase in component costs.

Officer shot, killed at Indianapolis crash site

Police initially were dispatched to a property-damage accident call at 2:07 p.m. Thursday at Maynard Drive and Orinoco Avenue, a few blocks west of Madison Avenue. Neither of the suspects' injuries were life-threatening. Lt. Allan was a six-year veteran with Southport Police Department, and with almost 20 years of experience in law enforcement.

Senate turns down repeal-only health bill

It's easy to shout slogans and toss around statistics - until you are face-to-face with those who have benefited from ACA and those who have been placed at a disadvantage by the 7-year-old law. Such senators have argued that far broader replacement bills did too little to eradicate the health law. The health industry and health-care stakeholders, including the American Medical Association, the American Hospital Association, American Health Insurance Plans and AARP - to name just a few - made ...

Suspects in Kim Jong Nam's murder arrive at court

It is alleged that the two women covered his face in VX nerve agent, which is banned, resulting in his death. North Korea has refused to accept the dead man was Kim Jong Un's half brother, suggesting instead he died of a heart attack. The women's lawyers had previously said they expected the pair to enter not guilty pleas on Friday. Under the terms of that agreement, nine Malaysians prevented from leaving Pyongyang were freed and three North Koreans in Malaysia were allowed to go home.

Israel seeks alternative to metal detectors to end crisis

Yet, while openly advocating for the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians and the destruction of Muslim holy sites, the Israeli government continues to allow this group to enter the al-Aqsa compound (including with arms) under the guise of "freedom of religion".

Scaramucci says senior leaders take leak crackdown seriously

Some fellow administration officials interpreted Scaramucci's use of Priebus's handle on the tweet as a sign that he was blaming the chief of staff. "So if Reince wants to explain that he's not a leaker, let him do that". "When I put out a tweet and I put Reince's name in a tweet, they're all making the assumption that it's him because journalists know who the leakers are", Scaramucci said on " New Day ".

Senate GOP seeks assurances House won't make health bill law

They got exactly that, requiring Pence to break the tie, for the fifth time under the Trump administration. And then came a vote on a Democratic amendment to slow down this absurd process and send the bill through Senate committees, where it can be examined, debated, and discussed, where expert testimony can be heard, where amendments can be offered, and after which the public might get a clearer idea of what it would do.

Mariah Carey Teases New Christmas Song in Teaser Trailer for 'The Star'

Christian-themed productions are always weighted with a certain amount of built-in skepticism from secular audiences - but based on the trailer for The Star alone, there certainly appears to be enough reason for the animated film to generate some interest from younger viewers.

John McCain Goes Hiking With Daughter Meghan McCain After Brain Cancer Diagnosis

He is a war hero because he was captured. "I think you're kicking the man when he's down, the week he's diagnosed with brain cancer, with really what I believe is a despicable comment", one of the hosts said . She also said she hoped that, should he retire and Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey be forced to designate a person to take the seat, her name would be in the conversation.

Muslim cleric wants cameras removed from shrine

The Palestinians say they were not informed by the Israelis about the detectors. We have seen Palestinians being killed in clashes with Israeli security forces. Turkey said on Monday that Israel was violating human rights at al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem and called on global powers to take a unified stance in response.

First Tappan Zee Bridge span slated to open to drivers next month

Cuomo Bridge next month is a clear message that after decades of stagnation, NY is building our transportation infrastructure better, safer and more efficiently than ever", Cuomo said. Cuomo says the current tolling prices will stay in place through 2020. Lawmakers and Cuomo agreed earlier this summer to name the new bridge after the governor's father, the late Democratic Gov.

Child rapist executed for killing girlfriend's daughter, 3, after sex attack

Phillips, who was 19 at the time, told police he beat the girl after she didn't respond to his calls for breakfast, a parole board document obtained by The Associated Press said. Phillips became a minister in prison and had saved unleavened bread from his last meal of pizza and cheesecake to be used as communion before his execution, according to reports.

At UN, Israel defends Jerusalem security measures

In clashes during a massive protest on Friday, Israeli security forces killed three Palestinians and injured hundreds of others. They have refused to enter the compound in protest and have prayed in the streets outside. The cabinet statement added that it had allocated up to 100 million shekels ($28 million) for the equipment and for additional policing over the next six months.

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