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Samajwadi Party MLCs resigns from party

However, BJP leaders played coy: "Please don't attach these resignations with Amit Shah's Lucknow visit". Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath , his deputies Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma, and two other BJP ministers Mohsin Raza and Swatantra Dev Singh, require to get elected to the State Assembly or Council as they are not members of either House in the State at the moment.

Two Rides Pulled From Greater Gulf State Fair After Ohio Tragedy

The 18-year-old man's girlfriend was among seven other people who were injured when the Fire Ball flung riders - some still strapped in their seats - through the air Wednesday night. "So there's a lot of hours in terms of where each ride is going to be placed", Burtch said. "Have we shut down rides?" "Safety is our number one priority".

USA 'successfully' tests THAAD by launching ballistic missile over Pacific

It said this is the 15th such test for the THAAD weapon system. The test comes just two days after North Korea conducted another intercontinental ballistic missile test, this time demonstrating an ability to strike most of the continental USA with a destructive nuclear payload.

New law bans texting while crossing roads in Honolulu

The law will come into effect until October 25, in order to give time to "emergency responders" and "emergency management workers" to explain the law and situation to the people who are so much addicted to their mobile electronic devices that they keep viewing their cell phones during crosswalks.

Panamagate: Islamabad and Rawalpindi on high alert ahead of SC verdict

Justices Asif Saeed Khosa, Ejaz Afzal Khan, Gulzar Ahmed, Sheikh Azmat Saeed, Ijazul Ahsan were present for the hearing. After the apex court disqualified Nawaz Sharif from holding the prime minister's office, Obermayer, who had broken the Panama Papers news previous year, termed the decision as a historic one.

Reince Priebus Out, John Kelly In as Trump's Chief of Staff

White House staffers normally report to the chief of staff but Trump arranged staff so that they would report to the president instead. "They'll all be fired by me", Scaramucci said, the New Yorker reported. Be that as it may, while Mattis and Flynn had encounter working in resistance and knowledge, Kelly didn't have involvement with local national security arrangement.

Trump says John Kelly to be new WH chief of staff

Now Trump is gambling on US Marine General John Kelly, who until Friday was his homeland security secretary. Mr Priebus and chief strategist Steve Bannon also served as "equal partners" under the President - but speaking at a conservative gathering the pair denied there was ongoing tension between the them.

President Trump names Gen. John Kelly as new chief of staff

Priebus served a scant 189 days as chief of staff, the shortest tenure in decades for someone in that post. Since the position was first created in 1946, the average tenure of the 29 chiefs of staff stretches almost two and a half years, according to a CNN analysis of data from a Discovery Channel project called The Presidents' Gatekeepers.

Letters: Get a bipartisan fix for health care

With Republicans having a 52-48 majority in the Senate , there have been calls from Trump and others urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on bills that would only require a simple majority. "We call upon the president to release the funds, the cost savings reductions that are essential to having the law be effective", Pelosi said. For starters, the "skinny repeal " was created by Republican senators in effort to slowly repeal and replace the Affordable Care ...

Clouds, break for sun this afternoon, brisk & cool; Mostly sunny, pleasant Sunday

So again, expect several days of heat and humidity with those instability storms for the end of the week and continuing into at least the first part of next weekend. Monday: Mostly sunny, pleasant. Storm chances push south as we get later into the evening with relatively dry weather expected after midnight. Tuesday: Sunny, warmer.

Girl, four, asks cop to check her home for monsters

Officer Bonday is heard saying as Sidney looks under the couch. "They went to town". "And then they ended up going in the front yard to make sure there was no monster activity in the front yard". "We're truly grateful to live in a town where the police officers will pay a kid any attention", Sidney's mom said. Little Sidney frequently visits the local police department and thanks officers for their service.

14-year-old girl raped twice in separate attacks in UK

Shortly after that attack, the girl walked out of the station shortly after the attack and flagged down a passing vehicle to ask for help. British Transport Police arrested two men in the first attack after sharing photos of the suspects from surveillance footage.

Arab quartet to meet in Bahrain on Gulf crisis

Top officials of four Arab states boycotting Qatar are scheduled to meet in the Bahraini capital Sunday, as a political crisis that has split the Gulf enters its second month. Qatar strongly denied the charges against it, while rejecting a list of 13 demands put forward by the bloc for resuming diplomatic ties. Sheikh Saif bin Ahmed al-Thani, who holds ministerial rank, accused Doha's adversaries in the crisis - Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt - of meddling in Qatar's internal ...

Trump replaces White House chief of staff Priebus, names Kelly replacement

As Secretary of Homeland Security, he has ferociously advocated for Trump's agenda, most notably by advocating for the complete construction of the U.S. One outside Trump adviser said that the president is drawn to the discipline that Kelly and his other advisers who are former military officers bring to their roles.

Research Not Obligatory for Teacher's Promotion: Javadekar

Mandatory research for college teachers has brought down the quality of research, Javadekar said. However, the Minister said 'for university teachers research work was mandatory earlier and will remain with no change. Laying out the new guidelines, Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar said, "Making research compulsory for college teachers [has] harmed research".

Free Movement to End in March 2019

On Wednesday the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd , set out the government's plans to investigate the effects of European Union migration on the United Kingdom, with the report due towards the end of next year. Home Secretary Amber Rudd has asked the independent Migration Advisory Committee to assess the economic role of European Union nationals as plans are developed to control migration from Europe after Brexit .

Bihar: RJD worker close to Shahabuddin shot dead

It was reported that the assailants forcefully entered into the Khan's house and shot him in the head. He is also said to be close to former Siwan MP Mohammad Shahabuddin who is now in prison. Police has been deployed in nearby areas to avoid any unwelcome situations. According to initial investigations conducted by the police, a country-made carbine and five live bombs have been recovered near the victim's house.

Donald Trump criticises China after North Korea conducts missile test

He told Ian they're developing weapons much more quickly than predicted. It says the mission was a response to the consecutive ICBM tests by North Korea this month. Earlier in May, the UN Security Council also strongly condemned North Korea's missile test and vowed to push all countries to tighten sanctions against Pyongyang.

North Korea says missile test puts much of U.S. in range

A little earlier, the United States military announced that the latest rocket launch was an intercontinental ballistic, which would make it the second time that Pyongyang has fired an ICBM. "I am very disappointed in China". The report said the test confirmed the missile's nuclear detonation control mechanism operated normally and that the warhead could endure the intense heat of re-entering the atmosphere.

Trump mistreats native son Jeff Sessions, Alabama GOP says

Sessions recused himself from decision-making related to the Russia investigation after it was revealed that he offered untrue testimony during his Senate confirmation hearings about meetings with the Russian ambassador. For Sessions, the anti-gang mission was a way to show his priorities are Trump's priorities after days of being upbraided by the president in the most public fashion.

Temperatures to remain around normal today

East, northeast wind 7 to 10 miles per hour. The clouds will be back on Saturday but after that forecasters predict three days of clear skies and temperatures in the high 70s and 80s. Monday night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the low 80s. Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1 p.m.

Police look for suspect who ran into assisted living center

Mendota Heights police say a woman was found dead inside a commercial building Saturday afternoon. The handgun-wielding suspect drove away but turned around when he saw police and ran his auto into a swamp behind White Pine Senior Living. The department received reports of the robbery Saturday morning. The handgun-wielding, Nguyen crashed his auto into a swamp behind the senior center.

Somali capital Mogadishu rocked by huge blast

Reuters news agency cited police sources as saying the Sunday blast was caused by a auto bomb. Rescue workers and civilians carried bloodied bodies and injured victims to hospitals. No group has claimed responsibility, although al-Shabaab militants have been linked to similar attacks in the past. Speaking to the newly formed stabilization force, Prime Minister Khaire that there were no Al-Shabab bombings and assassinations in the capital during the past one month and attributed to the ...

Venezuelan attorney general warns of totalitarianism ahead of sunday vote

The government banned protests from Friday until Tuesday, raising the likelihood of more violence in volatile Venezuela. He added that the constituent assembly's first task in rewriting the constitution will be "a total transformation" of the office of Venezuela's chief prosecutor, a former government loyalist who has become the highest-ranking official to publicly split from the president.

Trump Replaces Reince Priebus With John F. Kelly as Chief of Staff

Scaramucci also lit into White House chief strategist Steve Bannon saying , "I'm not trying to build my own brand off the (expletive) strength of the President ". Done an incredible job thus far. Elaine Duke, deputy secretary of Homeland Security, will be acting chief of the department. "The entire administration loves him [Kelly] and no one is comparable", she said.

President Trump To Reince Priebus: You're Fired

General Kelly has been a star, done an incredible job thus far, respected by everybody, a great, great American. House Speaker Paul Ryan congratulated Kelly on his new role in a statement, but not before praising Priebus for his time spent as White House Chief of Staff .

Trump Pushes Out Priebus — AP Analysis

Within days of his appointment, Scaramucci, who was added to the roster of top aides who circumvent the chief of staff and report directly to the President, took to the airwaves and suggested Priebus was responsible for leaks coming out of the White House.

Mugabe 'would not let me resign', says ex-VP Mujuru

Her remarks on Thursday inject extra intrigue into a succession debate that has featured fighting within the ruling Zanu-PF party and a widespread sense of uncertainty in a country with debilitating economic problems. The first lady's comments appear to be a shift from her fierce defense of the president. Mugabe's late deputies Joshua Nkomo, Joseph Msika, John Nkomo and Simon Muzenda all died in office at advanced ages.

JD Martinez hits fourth HR since joining Diamondbacks

The 29-year-old was knocked out in the fourth frame of his first outing this month and lasted just two innings on July 19 against the New York Mets, but he bounced back to hold Colorado to four hits over seven scoreless frames on Monday. Then in the fourth he lost control and lost the game as the Cardinals fell 4-0 to the Diamondbacks. Since being traded from the Tigers to the Diamondbacks, Martinez has hit four home runs, including two in a 10-3 win over the Braves on Wednesday.

3-year-old girl struck by auto in Eagle Mountain dies

Nielson, was hit near the 7800 block of N. Wycliff Way around 6:30 p.m. Friday. There was a auto approaching and the mother thought Charlie had enough time to make it, but the child did not move as quickly as the mother expected, Cannon said.

What is a 'skinny repeal' of Obamacare, and could it even pass?

John McCain , R-Ariz. - in a sort of Hollywood ending - voted no along with Sens. As the final votes started, shortly after midnight, McCain stood in the Senate talking to colleagues trying to win his vote. The Senate had been due to hold a critical vote on the measure later Thursday, but the fate of that vote was unclear. Many Republicans see the tax code as a complex but less emotionally charged issue than health care - though its intricacies have stymied major changes for more than 20 ...

McCain says time for Republicans, Democrats to 'start fresh' on healthcare

Vice-President Mike Pence-who would have cast the decisive vote had the bill been tied-was seen talking to McCain for more than 20 minutes ahead of the vote, the BBC reported . "If moving forward requires a conference committee, that is something the House is willing to do", Ryan said. While Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., eventually said he was reassured by Ryan's words, McCain remained unconvinced.

Reince Priebus out as President Trump's Chief of Staff

The news came a day after The New Yorker reported the new White House communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, criticized Priebus and threatened to fire him in an explicit interview with Ryan Lizza, a writer for the magazine. Referring to Priebus' leaving the position as a "dismissal," the pool report indicated Stephen Miller and Dan Scavino exited the vehicle the former was occupying before it "pulled aside" and away from the motorcade.

Elite recruit Mitchell Robinson leaves Western Kentucky campus

Robinson signed his national letter of intent to play at WKU on November 15, 2016. Robinson, a 7-foot center from Chalmette High School in Louisiana, reportedly left Bowling Green late Thursday and returned to his hometown. "After careful consideration, I have chose to DECOMMIT from the University of Western Kentucky and explore my options this only happens once", the tweet said.

Fatal shooting in German nightclub

SWR initially quoted eyewitnesses as saying that a doorman was hit by shots from an automatic pistol as he tried to hinder the alleged perpetrator. He died later in hospital. The officer's injuries are not thought to be life-threatening. Special forces and a police helicopter were sent to the scene with the gunman "put out of action" in minutes.

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