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Asean delivers tough message to North Korea

In an interview with MSNBC's Hugh Hewitt that aired Saturday, McMaster said Trump has been "deeply briefed" on the strategy on North Korea. China fears a spread of USA influence in the region, though China and the US agree on wanting to stop North Korea's nuclear development.

Afghan forces gain ground from Taliban in Paktia

The governor told AFP news agency that several mosques were set ablaze and an unknown number of villagers were taken hostage following a 48-hour battle between the fighters and Afghan security forces. Friday's fighting, which followed an attack on a convoy near Kabul that killed a Georgian member of the NATO-led Resolute Support training and advisory mission, was a further illustration of the rising violence across Afghanistan this year.

Chicago To File Federal Lawsuit Over Sanctuary Cities Threat

Yet despite such pressing issues facing the city, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has made a decision to focus on keeping Chicago's sanctuary city status safe. "I've always seen Chicago as a welcoming city", Emanuel said in response to Sessions' comments in March. Last week, Sessions decried sanctuary cities, saying they "make all of us less safe" and impede law enforcement by setting criminals free.

Kellyanne Conway admits Trump's approval rating is down

Kellyanne Conway , counselor to the president, said during an appearance Sunday on ABC News's "This Week" that she has "zero concern" about a 2020 campaign by Pence. phone records related to Russia meeting Zuckerberg hires top Clinton pollster amid rumors of presidential run: report Democrats" new "Better Deal' comes up short for people of color MORE.

Excessive corrosion caused deadly ride malfunction at Ohio State Fair, manufacturer says

The company said it had dispatched investigators to Columbus, where they looked at video footage of the incident and conducted a metallurgical test of the 18-year-old ride. Jarrell's family has hired an attorney to possibly pursue a wrongful death lawsuit . He was about to begin his senior year in high school and had enlisted in the U.S.

Trump Fires Communications Director Scaramucci After 11 Days

The tweet came one day after retired Gen. John Kelly took over as Trump's new chief of staff. In this July 21, 2017 photo, incoming White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci , right, blowing a kiss after answering questions during the press briefing in the Brady Press Briefing room of the White House in Washington.

ISIL militants remain in Syria's Raqqa

The Syrian Defense Ministry said in a statement that the pro-government forces managed to destroy 330 vehicles (Toyota pickups mostly), 12 headquarters, 3 tanks, 3 ammunition storage sites, 11 artillery pieces, 5 machine guns in the successful liberation operation of seven villages along the Western bank of the Euphrates River two days ago.

Man recovered from Ithaca Falls was incoming Cornell freshman

Perez Ventura was at Cornell participating in an on-campus pre-Freshman Summer Program, Ryan Lombardi, Cornell's vice president for student & campus life said in the a university statement . Saturday after a search for a missing person had been issued earlier in the afternoon. The Cornell University Police Department and the Ithaca Fire Department were also aiding the search.

John Kelly cracks down on West Wing back channels to Trump

Sean Spicer has been in and out of the White House since he announced his resignation as press secretary two weeks ago, and at one point briefly considered staying on to help President Donald Trump's effort to pass major tax reform. Just to make sure everyone knew there was a new sheriff in town, Scaramucci hurled profanity at White House adviser Steve Bannon , too. He's spent more than half of his administration without a deputy chief of staff , though there are rumors that Kelly will ...

7 analysts given BUY rating to Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL)

Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation by 10.2% in the first quarter. Whiting Petroleum Corporation's revenue for the quarter was down 7.6% on a year-over-year basis. Dividends is a reward scheme, that a company presents to its shareholders. Marathon Petroleum Corporation's payout ratio is 81.82%. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This report was posted by Transcript Daily and is the property of of Transcript Daily.

PM Modi invites Iranian President to visit India

Chabahar port, located in the Sistan-Balochistan province on the energy-rich Persian Gulf nation's southern coast, lies outside the Persian Gulf and is easily accessed from India's western coast, bypassing Pakistan. In the past few months, India has also slashed oil imports from Iran by as much as 20%, according to shipping figures released in June, and is expected to lower its projected imports further in the wake of growing tensions between Iran and the U.S.

China urges North Korea to stop missile test and resume talks

According to Wang, there are two major components of the resolution - one is to make a necessary response to North Korea's constant missile launch activities, which have violated UN resolutions, in a bid to check the Communist nation's nuclear and missile development programmes.

Adityanath greets Naidu on being elected Vice President

NDA nominee Naidu was on Saturday declared the victor in the vice-presidential poll. The term of incumbent vice president Hamid Ansari , who held the position for two consecutive terms, ends on August 10. Coming from a humble background, Mr Naidu's association with the BJP goes back to its former avatar, Jana Sangh. "Agriculture has no proper voice in Indian polity", the Vice President-elect said shortly after being declared victor.

Congressional Republicans are beginning to assert themselves against Trump

Without waiting for Mr Trump to sign the bill, which was passed by the US Congress with overwhelming, veto-proof numbers, Russian Federation fired back on Friday. Dan Mahaffee, senior vice president and director of policy at the Center for the Study of Congress and the Presidency, told Xinhua that now is one of the nadirs in the U.S.

Isis calls for fighters as allies move in

President Donald Trump said on Thursday the U.S. Before every military operation, coalition forces surround the area targeted to make sure Daesh's foreign fighters can not escape and make their way out of Iraq and Syria, he said. The call reveals the pressure that Isis is... SANA's reporter in Deir Ezzor said that an army unit killed all members of an ISIL-affiliated terrorist group after they tried to attack a military post in the area of al-Maqaber "cemeteries".

Fmr LLC Maintains Stake in McEwen Mining Inc. (NYSE:MUX)

Accern also assigned media headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 50 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. The stock's market capitalization is 793.18M. McEwen Mining Inc. has a 12 month low of $2.37 and a 12 month high of $4.81. Shares of McEwen Mining (MUX) traded down 6.30% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $2.38.

Dip In Approval Shows Voters Want Trump To Focus On His Agenda

Mr. Tillis and Sen. Senators introduced bipartisan bills last week creating judicial review procedures that could shield Mueller from firing by Trump . Tillis said. "My entire team will continue to focus all our efforts to advance the president's agenda and see him re-elected in 2020", Pence said in the statement in which he praised President Donald Trump's work on job creation, rebuilding the military and fighting terrorism.

Southeast asian nations feud over China Sea claims

In a statement issued at the meeting, which opened on August 5 in the Philippines, the foreign ministers expressed their concerns about increasing tension in the region after two ballistic missile tests of the DPRK last month. The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously backed a US-drafted resolution that significantly strengthened sanctions on North Korea, imposing a ban on exports aimed at depriving Pyongyang of US$1 billion (S$1.36 billion) in annual revenue.

Pakistan gets its first Hindu cabinet minister in 20 years

According to a government official cited by news agency Reuters , Abbasi has appointed 65-year old Lal to lead coordination between four Pakistan provinces. But he retains control of PML-N and put forward Abbasi as temporary prime minister until Nawaz's brother Shahbaz Sharif becomes eligible to take over by winning a parliamentary by-election.

ASEAN, Beijing adopt framework for crafting code on South China Sea

Several ASEAN diplomats said that among the members who pushed for a communique that retained the more contentious elements was Vietnam, which has competing claims with China over the Paracel Islands (Xisha Islands, 西沙群島) and Spratly Islands (Nansha Islands, 南沙群島) and has had several spats with Beijing over energy concessions.

Shabir Shah's aide Aslam Wani arrested in Srinagar for money laundering case

He had allegedly confessed of working for the separatist leader Shabir Shah saying, that he was supposed to deliver him Rs 52.96 Lakh collected from Delhi. Earlier, the NIA custody of four Kashmiri separatists, including the son-in-law of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani , was on Friday extended by 10 more days by a Delhi court in the terror funding case.

UNSC imposes new sanctions on N.Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has no plans to hold talks with Ri in the Philippines, his aides have said, but could meet him inside one of the meetings. The sanctions resolution targets North Korea's primary exports, including coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood. The resolution came after a monthslong drive by the U.S.to pressure nations to isolate the North Korean regime in response to an unprecedented pace of missile testing in its ambitions to become a nuclear power.

Little Leaguers Booted From World Series Over Snapchat Post

Atlee Little League's Junior softball team has been disqualified from its World Series championship matchup over what officials say was an inappropriate social media posting. Atlee Little League president Jamie Batten said the his organization is "deeply disappointed this social media post did not reflect the core values of Little League International or Atlee Little League".

Businesses Damaged by Possible Tornado in Tulsa

Flash flooding swamped parts of Kansas City. Missouri Department of Public Safety (TULSA, Okla.) - A series of powerful storms tore through Tulsa, Oklahoma, overnight, damaging businesses and leaving at least 26 people injured, according to a local hospital.

Russia's Lavrov, US's Tillerson to meet August 6-8

Russian Foreign Minister also said that Moscow is ready to normalize its dialogue with the United States, if Washington gives up its confrontational approach, Russia's Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Sunday. But there's been confusion because the U.S.is believed to have far fewer than 755 American employees in the country. "I think there's no alternative to that", Lavrov said.

President, Vice President greet people on the eve of Raksha Bandhan

He vows to stand by his sister through thick and thin. Giving presents is not mandatory on Rakhi , the main aim of the festival is to strengthen the bond between the brother and sister. Didi's Rakhi wish on Raksha Bandhan day. Expensive or low-priced, the gift is cherished by all sisters. The sister performs the rakhi ceremony and prays for well being of her brother and the brother pledges to protect and take care of his sister under all circumstances.

Venezuela says it has put down uprising at army base

Rear Admiral Remigio Ceballos, head of the military's strategic operational command, said on Twitter. "This is a civic and military action to re-establish constitutional order". On Saturday, Mr Maduro's new " constituent assembly " removed the chief prosecutor from her post and ordered her to stand trial, confirming opposition fears that it would use its powers to root out critics of the government.

Chinese tourists arrested for making 'Heil Hitler' salute in Germany

The pair will be charged with " using symbols of illegal organizations ", the police said in a statement. The two men aged 36 and 49, were spotted posing in the Nazi-era salutes and taking pictures of each other on their mobile phones. In 1933, shortly after Hitler had assumed power in Germany, the Reichstag burned down because of an arson attack. They can be included in documentaries or films that satirise the Nazi regime, according to Deutsche Welle .

Hishammuddin calls for probe against Dr M and family's wealth

And I will continue to have confidence in Zahid. "He has been with me since 1986, through thick and thin". Ahmad Zahid, who is performing the duties of Umno Deputy President, said, on the other hand, more than three million must rise to defend the party at the branch, division and federal levels and were loyal to the leaders who were picked to head the party.

National Weather Service: Sunny, warm weekend to give way to rainy Monday

Heavy rainfall and some flooding will be possible Monday and Tuesday . Residents who come upon water in the roadways are advised to turn around and go back. Sunday should be close to that figure at 97 degrees, but high temperatures the remainder of the week will top out at 94 degrees. Sunday is expected to be sunny, with the high reaching 80 for most of the state but only reaching around 76 in the northern portion of New Jersey, the weather service says.

Rosenstein: Grand Jury Just a Routine Step

Trump this week called suggestions that members of his campaign had colluded with Russian Federation during the 2016 election "a total fabrication". Those fears led Sens. 222949222957222957Why are leaks and infighting plaguing Trump's presidency?Why are there so many leaks coming out of the White House? But he left open the possibility that reporters could be investigated for breaking other, unspecified laws.

Chinese Media to Trump: Stop the 'Emotional Venting' on Twitter

The article came days after Trump wrote a series of tweets saying he was "very disappointed" in China for not doing enough to stop North Korea's missile program. "We will no longer allow this to continue". It was planned a day after Mr Tillerson said the U.S. was not seeking regime change in North Korea and would be willing to talk to Pyongyang.

Eiffel Tower Evacuated After Knife-Wielding Man Shouts 'Allahu Akbar'

The incident took place about half an hour before the monument stops admitting visitors. The monument was briefly evacuated but no one was hurt in the incident , which occurred shortly before closing time on Saturday night. The famous French landmark was lit up in blue and red while a screen flashed up images of the striker signed from Barcelona for a world-record £198million .

Mike Pence rips report he is considering run for presidency in 2020

An aide to Pence told former Bush administration official Al Hubbard in June that the vice president wanted to be prepare a presidential campaign if Trump couldn't complete his first term, a Republican who was supposedly briefed on the meeting told the Times .

Venkaiah Naidu elected Vice President

Meanwhile, Dinakaran also tweeted saying, "I Congratulate Venkaiah Naidu on behalf of General Secretary Chinamma (V.K Sasikala)". Prime Minister Narendra Modi also took to Twitter to greet him. Naidu was a key member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet before being pitted for the prestigious election. Azad also claimed that the ruling NDA had "approached all the opposition parties", seeking support for its candidate M Venkaiah Naidu.

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