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Trump thinks the 'White House is a real dump,' report says

According to NBC News , which has been keeping track of the president's golf play and frequent stays at his clubs, Trump has spent 58 days of his nearly 200 days as president at Trump properties, frequently traveling there on the weekends.

US Justice Dept to probe affirmative action in college admissions -NY Times

Except that this piece of paper showed that the Justice Department's civil rights division was looking for lawyers to try to end affirmative action at colleges and universities. Affirmative action programs date back to the 1960s when, at the height of the civil rights era, USA authorities attempted to increase the representation of women and historically oppressed groups in education and employment at a time when women were typically confined to gendered vocations and Latino and Black ...

Harvard Law School Directory Lists Scaramucci as Dead

Colbert even threw Scaramucci a fake going away party with decorations that looked repurposed from a welcome affair. Fertile ground, certainly, for the US' late night hosts. "Scaramucci came into our lives, made everyone obsessed with him for like a week, and then he left us with nothing but memories and a bunch of weird moves", Noah said, copying "the Mooch's" signature hand gestures during his time at the White House podium.

Trump dictated son's misleading statement on meeting with Russian lawyer

In his initial statement on the meeting, Trump Jr said the group "primarily discussed a programme about the adoption of Russian children", and insisted that "it was not a campaign issue at the time and there was no follow-up". After the Times obtained an email chain showing an acquaintance, Rob Goldstone, offered Trump Jr. a meeting where he could obtain information as part of a Russian government effort to help his father's campaign, Trump Jr.

Antiimmigration Facebook group mistakes bus seats for Muslim women

To them, it was proof of the alleged "Islamification of Norway", the English-language Local newspaper reported. Users described the apparent scene as "scary", " frightening " and " tragic ". "I hope always such people don't have kids". A man played a practical joke on an anti-immigrant Facebook group in Norway and the results were a microcosm of the bigotry and fear undercutting Europe .

Great Lakes Gray Wolves' Spot Safe On Endangered Species List - For Now

Some members of Congress have tried repeatedly to attach provisions to various bills that would "delist" wolves, return management responsibilities to the states and bar further court challenges. In Minnesota, where wolves are listed as threatened and not endangered, federal trappers can and do kill wolves near where livestock have been reported killed by the big predators.

AZ Democrats: Supporting Anti-Abortion Candidates is 'Politically Stupid' for Party

Democratic party leader, Nancy Pelosi , then weighed in, cautioning that the party should remain open to supporting pro-life candidates where appropriate. Perez later said that support for abortion rights were "non-negotiable" within the party, and Democrats had to extend an olive branch to abortion rights advocates.

Saudi Arabia Announces New Megaproject To Develop Red Sea Tourism

Construction work on the new resorts are expected to start in 2019 and the first phase will be completed in 2022. Saudi Arabia has unveiled a bold plan to build a huge tourist destination on the Red Sea . "At this stage the development will include "...the airport, the port, the development of hotels and luxury residences, the completion of facilities and infrastructure, and transport services (boats, water jets, etc.)", according to the agency.

Arrests at Temple Mount after fight breaks out between Jewish, Muslim visitors

Jews in Israel ascended the holiest site in Judaism on Tuesday in record numbers after violence at the site subsided. The wall is at the foot of the Haram al-Sharif compound housing the Al-Aqsa mosque and the golden-topped Dome of the Rock in the heart of the Old City, the third holiest site in Islam.

'Trump dictated' misleading account of Russian meeting

Legal concerns The Washington Post reported that President Trump had himself dictated the statement his son issued about the meeting with lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya . Critics responded swiftly to the latest evidence that Trump sought to hide information about his team's contacts with Russian Federation during the campaign.

White House: Trump was Joking About Police Remark

Anonymous White House advisers said they had settled on a plan to be transparent about the meeting, only to have the president come in at the eleventh hour and decide to try and withhold the whole truth. When asked by a reporter whether or not Scaramucci would hold a different role within the White House, Huckabee Sanders answered, "He does not have a role at this time ".

No reported Maute presence in Manila ahead Asean meet - metro police chief

During the same press briefing, Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Spokesperson Robespierre Bolivar said the foreign ministers and senior officials from 27 countries will gather in Manila for the 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting and Related Meetings at the Philippine International Convention Center.

China to Trump: stop with the "emotional venting" on Twitter

But a pre-emptive attack isn't likely, USA officials have said, and the administration has been pursuing a strategy of pressuring Pyongyang through new unilateral sanctions and appealing to China to use its influence. He said the global community should move together on several fronts — "make sure that the political will to resolve the issue of denuclearization is translated into actual moves, negotiations, dialogue, reducing tension on the ground", and ensure that there is no worldwide ...

NOTA option for the first time in Rajya Sabha elections

Second NOTA was permitted post notification. "Reasons best known to the Election Commission", Patel posted on Twitter. However, on May 22, it announced postponement of the polls which were later rescheduled for August 8. "Polling is taking place for Rajya Sabha elections after nearly 20 years as there are four candidates in the contest for three seats". However, an Election Commission official said the NOTA option has been in effect since 2014 and was incorporated after a Supreme Court ...

Arsenal warned Alex Lacazette may struggle to adapt to Premier League football

The France global joined from Lyon for a fee that could reportedly reach €60million and scored his first home goal for the Gunners during Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Sevilla in the Emirates Cup. I think we have more players ready going into the competition. "No not really, because today I played the team who came in a bit later". "It was an encouraging performance from Lacazette.

Who's who in the Trump-Russia saga

According to a Washington Post report published Monday, the president was behind the adoption statement , which was proven false days later. The Washington Post is reporting President Trump personally dictated a "misleading" statement attributed to his son, Donald Trump Jr ., outlining a campaign season meeting with a Russian attorney.

Oakland A's probing apparent attack on fan by security guard

Fans say it included a female security officer punching a person in the stands. It was not known what was stolen, but authorities said some of the items in the backpack were still missing. The A's official website did not mention it. Eventually the crowd started booing the female security guard who gave everyone the finger and threw some type of liquid into the crowd.

Pence: Baltic States' Greatest Threat Comes from Russian Aggression

Earlier, he met the presidents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania for talks on security and regional issues. Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania all have asked for tangible demonstrations of USA military support. On Monday, Pence said America wants to improve bilateral relations with Russian Federation "despite the recent diplomatic action by Moscow". He added that Finnish jets also scrambled to intercept the Russian aircraft which he identified as two MiG-31 fighter jets and an AN-26 transport ...

Redmond couple claims their children taken over low IQ

A child welfare report stated the father had been "sleeping with the baby on the floor and nearly rolled over on him". However, Fabbrini's father, Raymond , claims that his daughter is not a good parent. Hagenbach added, "If we're going to get on that train, Bill Gates should take my children". "They're saying that because we have this disability that we can't safely raise our child", Fabbrini said.

Danielle Bregoli Sentenced to Five Years Probation - Won't Be "Cashing" Anyone Outside

Bregoli's charges predate her 2016 appearance on Dr. Phil , which catapulted her to fame after her infamous catchphrase " Cash me ousside , how bow dah" soon went viral. 'She posts 24-7. It's controlled by an alleged management team that promotes absurd behavior for a 14-year-old child'. The troubled teen is now filming her reality show in Los Angeles, so it will be interesting to see how her probation will impact her budding television career.

Coast Guard chief vows to stand with transgender personnel

Almost a week after Trump wrote a tweet that appeared to reinstate a ban on transgender service members , Zukunft pledged to "not break faith" with transgender service members in remarks to a Washington think tank on Tuesday - adding that he immediately reached out to all 13 transgender members of the Coast Guard immediately following the tweets.

Government appoints new panel to prepare draft data protection law

Anine-judge Constitution bench, dealing with the contentious issue whether right to privacy was a fundamental right, rejected plea of a Gujarat government lawyer that misuse of personal information could be dealt with on a "case-to-case basis" and said an allembracing guideline was needed keeping in mind the size of the population.

Stradivarius plays Big Orange like a fiddle in Goodwood Cup

He could be anything". Having already steered Eagle Eye to victory in the Vintage Stakes by a four and a half length margin, Atzeni caused a shock in the Lennox Stakes as outsider Breton Rock came from last to first to win. But, since chasing home the favourite and Pallasator at Goodwood 12 months ago, David Simcock's gelding has been an improved performer winning the Doncaster Cup and Long Distance Cup on Champions Day last September/October before two solid efforts at Meydan in March.

Covered California 2018 rates to increase by 12.5%

Lee says. “We know our consumers look for the best deal and often end up paying less than the initial rates suggest.”. Partly this is because California is a big state, which makes it a competitive place for health insurers. "As the Individual marketplace continues to evolve, Anthem will continue to advocate solutions that will stabilize the market to allow us to return to a more robust presence in the future", Anthem spokeswoman Jill Becher said in a statement.

Realty Income Corporation (O) Position Raised by Alpha Cubed Investments LLC

Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in Realty Income Corporation by 4.3% in the first quarter. Flinton Capital Management LLC raised its stake in Kilroy Realty Corporation by 20.5% in the first quarter. Nonetheless, from here on out, earnings per share forecasts for the current quarter are $0.77. The business's quarterly revenue was up 10.8% compared to the same quarter past year.

U.S. drills supersonic bombers over N. Korea

North Korea's test Friday of an intercontinental ballistic missile was its second of the long-range weapon in a month. The Diplomat magazine reported July 31 that launch pad preparations and VIP arrangements at the launch site in Mupyong-ni forewarned the United States, with high confidence, that a launch was likely about 4 hours before it occurred.

Kelly threatened to resign after Trump fired Comey

President Donald Trump on Friday removed Preibus from the role and tapped Homeland Security Secretary Kelly for the job. Conway said she and Scaramucci will be speaking to Kelly about that. Comey was sacked on May 9 and became aware of Trump's decision when he saw it break on cable news, while he was addressing Federal Bureau of Investigation employees in Los Angeles.

John Radcliffe Hospital: 'Unsafe cladding' to close unit

The hospital plans to move 52 beds from the unit following a report about fire safety. The cladding is not the sole reason for patients being moved. It will look at current building regulations and fire safety, with a particular focus on high-rise tower blocks. "We also continue to call on the Building Research Establishment and the industry to release results of previous safety tests, including desktop studies", Lord Porter concluded.

Senate set to vote on Christopher Wray as Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Wray pledged he would "never allow the FBI's work to be driven by anything other than the facts, the law and the impartial pursuit of justice". "Quite simply, he is as professional and as nonpolitically associated as anyone can be going into this position", Connecticut Democrat Richard Blumenthal , a Judiciary Committee member and one of the most vocal opponents of Trump nominees, said Tuesday on the Senate floor.

Qatar, Saudi spat over fake news

The statement dismissed the "political and financial exploitation" practiced by the Saudi authorities against some individuals through some tourism offices in Lebanon as they are investing "one of the great pillars of Islam" through the so-called "Syrian High Hajj Committee" which is affiliated "to the enemies of the homeland".

Jeff Bezos could become world's first trillionaire in the next 25 years

Ever since, Browder has been an advocate against corruption in Russian Federation. Browder was testifying as part of the investigation into Russia's interference in the US elections. Bill Browder - once the biggest portfolio investor in Russia but now a leading critic of Vladimir Putin - told the Senate Judiciary Committee how the Russian president needs to lift USA sanctions to deliver what he promised to corrupt oligarchs who support his rule, reported Huffington Post .

Trump shows Priebus the door

Kelly will be the first current or former general to serve as White House Chief of Staff since Alexander M. Haig in the final stretch of former President Richard M. The retired general, for his part, said he is "honored to be asked" to take the job. Kelly will take over the corner office in the West Wing on Monday and will participate in a meeting of Trump's Cabinet, according to White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

Best Moments of Russia's First Navy Day Parade in St. Petersburg

The parade in the Syrian city of Tartous was a first for the Russian military. "Today, a full border-line of anti-sabotage defense was built at the Russian naval base in Syria's Tartus" the official added. Observers believe Sunday's huge celebrations were created to show both Russia's military prowess and Moscow's ambition to reposition itself as a global power in the face of a more isolationist US .

Scaramucci's 250 hours of drama in White House

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters Monday, "I believe he was making a joke at the time ". The announcement came just hours after Trump's new Chief of Staff , John Kelly, was sworn in. That is a dilemma that would never have troubled a wise guy like Scaramucci . Scaramucci also invoked vulgar language to describe how he was not seeking media attention, which he said made him unlike Trump's strategist, Steve Bannon .

Amazon Developing Slavery Reparations Series 'Black America' From Will Packer, Aaron McGruder

The series takes place in the present day, but in an alternate world where the very big United States and the smaller New Colonia continue to explore their sometimes-fractious relationship. "We have faith that [writer-producer] Nichelle [Tramble Spellman], Dan, David, and [writer-producer] Malcolm [Spellman] will approach the subject with care and sensitivity".

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