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The GOP's 'tremendous powers of denial': Sen. Jeff Flake's case against Trump

Jeff Flake sets aside the kind of muted complaints and pleas for civility that we've heard to date from GOP lawmakers, instead lambasting Trump directly as volatile and unprincipled. "And tremendous powers of denial". Flake cited a Washington Post column by conservative writer Michael Gerson, a former adviser to President George W.

Australia police release man in plane 'terror plot' probe

The three other men remain in custody and have yet to be charged, after a magistrate late Sunday gave police an additional seven days to detain them. An unsuspecting passenger was reportedly to be used to take a bomb onto a flight out of Sydney in the terror plot police say was foiled on the weekend.

Pak govt website hacked, Indian national anthem, Independence Day greeting posted

The foreign office of the Pakistan Government in Islamabad is still to react to the incident. Reports said that this incident has come after 4 months of alleged hacking of 4 Indian institutes that were hacked by the same notorious group of hackers.

U.S. pressing Asean to curb exchanges with N. Korea

Pyongyang has carried out four such tests this year. In this AFP photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at a press briefing at the Department of State in Washington on August 1, 2017 . The 22-year-old died on June 19, days after he returned to the U.S. The cause for the coma has remained in doubt - North Korean officials claiming he fell into the coma due to botulism and a sleeping pill.

'Top Chef' host Padma Lakshmi 'paralysed with fear' by Teamsters

Four men of Teamsters Union Local 25 in New England are charged with trying to extort a nonunion production company that was filming episodes of " Top Chef " in June 2014, ABC News reported. "Your mama would be so proud", Carbajal yelled on the video. He retorts back, "at least she knows I'm not a scab like you" before launching into a full-on racist, sexist tirade.

White House leaks: transcripts show extent of Trump's inconsistencies

Transcripts of the two phone calls from January revealed unusually contentious conversations with President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia. Trump: It is important to you and it is embarrassing to me. The "ask" reflects a remarkable degree of both naiveté and cynicism. In his discussion with Peña Nieto on January 27, he decried Mexican "drug lords" coming across the border and bringing drugs into USA cities.

United States would like dialogue with North Korea at some point - Tillerson

On Tuesday, Tillerson reiterated that Washington had sought to persuade North Korea to give up its missile and nuclear weapons programmes through peaceful pressure, and that it did not seek a collapse of Kim Jong Un's regime. But here too, Tillerson was more diplomatic. Professional reporters or journalists, representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross or the American Red Cross traveling on official missions, those traveling to North Korea for "compelling humanitarian ...

Agra: Villagers kill old woman assuming her to be 'wicked'

He said, "The woman lost her way while trying to find a toilet". A girl, sleeping on the cot outside, suddenly woke up to see Maan Devi, dressed in white saree. However, on the way back, the woman succumbed to her injuries. Inspector D P Sharma of Doki police station said the woman was mentally-challenged.

Rashan Charles 'swallowed caffeine and paracetamol' before police restraint

It added that its investigation is "thoroughly examining" all aspects of police interaction with the 20-year-old prior to his death. At a vigil for the young man Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott said: "The anger and upset at the death of Rashan Charles is understandable".

EU's Tusk Questioned in Polish Jet Crash Inquiry

Tusk told reporters: "It seems to me like a prelude to an announcement that Poland does not need the European Union". Prosecutors previously said they want to question Tusk, who was Polish prime minister at the time of the crash in Russian Federation, about why Poland failed to ensure the correct identification of the crash victims, some of whose remains got buried in the wrong graves.

73-year-old 'sugardaddy' seeking 'sugarbaby' banned from FL beach

Basaraba allegedly gave the cards to the girl and her two 18-year-old friends. The report said that Basaraba then told the underage girl "you would be flawless". "I'm really upset about it", Basaraba said. He said recently bought a T-shirt that reads "Accepting application 4A sugar baby", which has also proved to be a "conversation starter".

Longmont weather: High of 73 with a chance of afternoon storms

It said an isolated brief severe thunderstorm with wind gusts to 60 miles per hour also is possible. Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. "While the risk for organized severe weather appears low, a few strong storms will be possible with gusty winds and small hail", a hazardous weather outlook issued by the weather service stated.

Trump Has A Drone That Follows Him Around

Reports say it will fly at an altitude of up to 400 feet, and will focus on the perimeter of the property. The Secret Service declined to answer questions about the drone's specifics but said the test will help determine the potential for using such vehicles to protect the president.

101 arrested in people smuggling ring in Spain

Another 42 people were held on suspicion of having sold their Spanish travel documents to the network for up to €3,000. Police added that 44 Iranian nationals were intercepted at different European airports carrying forged passports. In total, 101 individuals were arrested. The suspected ringleader of a migrant smuggling network bringing thousands of Iranians into the United Kingdom has been held at Heathrow.

Rajya Sabha polls will have the Nota option

Following Congress veteran Shankersinh Vaghela's exit, six more MLAs followed suit putting the party in a crisis ahead of the RS polls which has now assumed greater political significance. Solanki launched a scathing attack on the ruling BJP on charges of misusing government machinery to pressurize the legislators before the elections to the Upper House.

Rahul visits flood-hit Lakhimpur

Mr Gandhi is scheduled to visit some of the worst affected areas in the district, such as Dhanera, where he would interact with the flood victims and share their pain, the release said. From Lakhimpur , Rahul Gandhi flew to Silchar to attend the funeral of Congress veteran Santosh Mohan Deb who died on Wednesday. The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) says that 11,93,458 people have in 1,795 villages of 24 districts have been affected by the floods.

Perry Floated To Replace Kelly As Homeland Security Secretary

There are 1 comment on the Reuters story from 1 hr ago, titled Trump weighs Energy Secretary Perry to run Homeland Security: Bloomberg . White House officials are considering others for the position in addition to Perry, the sources said.

Lewandowski to Gen Kelly: 'Let Trump Be Trump'

Backstabbing among aides has been rife, and rival camps have jockeyed for position. "What the president decided when he was president-elect and [made the decision] to bring Reince on board was to bring someone in who understood Washington and to help him staff his team in order to achieve his legislative agenda, and unfortunately where we are right now - if you look at the ups and downs of the presidency so far - the single most important thing the president has been able to achieve was ...

Indonesia deports Chinese, Taiwanese scam suspects

There have been several cases in recent years in which Taiwanese nationals arrested overseas for alleged involvement in telecom fraud have been deported to China, with Beijing arguing that the victims were all Chinese nationals or that it provided information that helped crack the cases.

Accused cop shooter charged with killing WSU officer

Durham also faces multiple charges - including assault with intent to murder, resisting arrest, felon in possession of a firearm - for an "unprovoked" attack in March, during which he allegedly opened fired on two Detroit police officers and injured them, according to prosecutors.

Two arrested after plane passenger 'spots man sending text about abusing children'

Her evidence, which she showed to flight crew member, who in turn flagged down a San Jose police officer when the plane touched down at Norm Mineta International Airport, led to the arrest of Michael Kellar, 56, and Gail Burnworth, 50, the woman he was allegedly texting.

Kanye West files $10 million lawsuit over canceled 'Life of Pablo' tour

Rapper Kanye West has sued Lloyd's of London for almost $10 million in insurance payouts he claims he is owed after canceling his tour past year when he was hospitalized with a "serious, debilitating medical condition". Recall that at his last concert in Sacramento , Kanye West went on a long rant against Beyonce and Jay-Z and a few others people , before storming out of the venue.

Investigators looking into dark, smelly water at Niagara Falls

Environmental investigators are looking into what caused a black and smelly discharge at Niagara Falls over the weekend. He ordered the Department of Environmental Conservation to conduct an investigation. "We will ask the Niagara County District Attorney and Attorney General Schneiderman to examine the facts surrounding this matter and to determine if criminal charges should be brought".

Colossal fire rips through apartment block in Dubai

The Dubai police commander-in-chief and Dubai Civil Defence director general are on the scene, according to the Dubai Civil Defence. Burning debris falls from Torch Tower as a blaze tears through a number of floors in the 330m-tall high-rise.

The New Reality Show On Bhajans Starring Sonakshi Sinha And Baba Ramdev

The shooting of the show will be done at Powai studio from Tuesday. Yoga expert Ramdev and Bollywood actor Sonakshi Sinha are set to come together for the judges' panel on a reality show on bhajans . "Earlier, Sonakshi Sinha posted a message on social media wherein she stated "#backtothegrind and loving it! Incidentally, Baba Ramdev had made a guest appearance on the recently concluded Nach Baliye 8 and taught Sonakshi and other judges a few yoga asanas .

Harvard University's 2017 intake 'majority non-white' for first time

Edward Blum, who is white and had filed the Asian-American discrimination lawsuit against Harvard , told The Boston Globe that he was surprised that the Justice Department was interested in the case and that he had not been contacted about an investigation.

Woman Killed, 5 Young Children Hurt In Solano County Rollover Crash

The CHP said the Asian man was driving a pickup truck southbound on Forest Service Route 1, about 2 miles north of Highway 36, at an unknown speed when it appears he lost control of the vehicle. The woman's mother, who had been riding next to her in the Sorento, was left with a broken leg. The CHP is investigating the cause of the crash, and they have not determined if the big rig's driver was impaired in any way.

Israeli police: PM suspected of breach of trust, bribes

A spokesman for Netanyahu rejected the claims as false and politically-motivated, according to Walla news site. Netanyahu has denied any wrongdoing, and his spokesman said in a statement Thursday that the prime minister was the target of "a witch hunt, now at its peak, aimed at changing the government".

Men Rescued After Ventura County Fair Bungee Jump Malfunctions

On July 26, one man was killed and seven others were injured when a ride fell apart at the Ohio State Fair in Columbus. The 19-year-old bungee jumper hung upside down for approximately 20 minutes before the Ventura County Fire Department were able to free him with a ladder, officials said.

Visitors to be allowed back to Hatteras Island on Friday

Visitors will also be allowed back onto Hatteras Island, beginning Friday at noon. Some Outer Banks visitors who have been ordered to leave because of a power outage are turning to Virginia Beach to finish out their vacations. The mandatory power restrictions for Hatteras Island are now lifted to allow CHEC to complete the safe stabilization of the power grid. Visitors are encouraged to contact their accommodation providers to confirm their reservation and arrival plans.

Statement by President Donald J. Trump on the Signing of HR 3364

In a message to legislators after signing the bill into law, Trump said; "While I favour tough measures to punish and deter aggressive and destabilising behaviour by Iran, North Korea, and Russian Federation, this legislation is significantly flawed".

Signs That The Nitish Kumar-Sharad Yadav Feud Was Building Up

When asked about his attending the national executive meet in Patna on August 19, Sharad said he had information that the meet would be held in Delhi. Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad on Thursday said he was in touch with senior Janata Dal (U) leader and Rajya Sabha member Sharad Yadav for the formation of a "formidable anti-BJP front".

Russian Federation reserving right for more retaliatory steps on US

The president was particularly unhappy with language in Wednesday's bill that limited his executive power. Mr Trump has already lambasted Congress, accusing it of acting unconstitutionally by passing a bill that would not allow him to alter sanctions without Congressional approval.

NY crushes tons of confiscated ivory in Central Park

A slew of ivory statues, jewelry and knick knacks worth millions was pummeled into dust Thursday in New York's Central Park. USA officials destroyed almost two tons of carved illegal ivory worth Dollars 8-10 million in New York's Central Park today to denounce poaching that kills almost 100 elephants a day in Africa.

Risk of severe T-storms across the Chicago area this afternoon/evening

The humidity is not going to change for the next few days with highs in the mid to upper 80s but overall it will just be typical summertime showers and thunderstorms with warm and muggy conditions. The high will be near 87, with a low at night around 68. Stay with WGRZ.com for updates on the evolution of Friday's possible severe weather. The storms are popping up from moisture and instability associated with a passing low-pressure system to the north and a weak cold front.

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