Thursday July 20-th, 2017

Barrasso Statement on Sage Grouse Barrasso Statement on Sage Grouse

Interior Secretary Zinke, though, on Wednesday announced a review of the 2015 plans. The plan set land-use policies across the popular game bird's 11-state range that were meant to keep it off the endangered species list. "I'm encouraged by Secretary...

NC House approves bill to carry concealed handguns without permit NC House approves bill to carry concealed handguns without permit

Supporters say the bill does not alter the existing permitting structure and would allow concealed carrying of guns wherever open carrying of guns is allowed in the state. "I hope it doesn't pass", Wilkins said. Scotland County Sheriff Ralph Kers...

Fine Gael leader to be announced Fine Gael leader to be announced

The son of an Indian-born father and Irish mother, Varadkar would also be the country's first prime minister of Asian immigrant descent. Broadcaster CNN is also reporting the news and focusing on the fact that Mr Varadkar is gay, running the ...

Thompson shoots 67 for 1-shot lead after 3rd round

Henderson finished third on the money list previous year but now holds the No. 25 position. While Sharp says she enjoys the week playing in front of family and friends, her day was not without difficulties. Aside from Kim, Korean players had strong...

Erdogan Calls for Qatar Row to be Resolved by End of Ramadan

Earlier this week, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain unleashed a raft of punitive measure against Qatar, severing diplomatic ties and accusing it of supporting terrorism in the region. In Moscow, Russia's Foreign Minister Se...

May's Conservatives strike a deal with the DUP, but who are they?

But media reports suggest they had demanded the departure of May's joint chiefs of staff, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, as the price for allowing the 60-year-old vicar's daughter to stay in office. Green Party deputy leader Amelia Womack said the DUP'...

Calls for Theresa May to quit as snap election delivers hung parliament

May's two top aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , announced they had quit on Saturday, following sustained criticism of the campaign within the party. As the analyses of the historic election are coming in, it appears that a voter's youth was the...

Saudi: We'll strike you in your own homes, Islamic State threatens

He concluded his message with a threat to Saudi Arabia , saying that it, too, will be targeted. It was not clear when the five men returned to Iran . Also Friday, Iranian officials continued a crackdown that followed the attacks. Yet, at the fune...

Afghan commando kills three United States soldiers, Taliban claim responsibility for 'insider attack' Afghan commando kills three United States soldiers, Taliban claim responsibility for 'insider attack'

Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed on Twitter that four U.S. soldiers were killed in the attack. The US military command in Afghanistan released a statement saying that the "friendly-fire" incident "resulted in the deaths and injuries" and ...

London attack: Men 'tried to use 7.5 tonne lorry'

Police defended their decision to downgrade an inquiry in 2015 into Khuram Butt , 27, of Barking, east London , who is believed to have been the attack's ringleader . She said that includes "whether you see something suspicious, you know somebo...

Led Coalition Strikes Pro-Assad Forces in Syria Led Coalition Strikes Pro-Assad Forces in Syria

The warning from the self-described "commander of the operations room of the forces allied to Syria" was circulated by a military news unit run by the Lebanese group Hezbollah, one of Assad's military allies. There are approximatly 25 militias fighti...

Hundreds of civilians reportedly killed while attempting to flee Mosul Hundreds of civilians reportedly killed while attempting to flee Mosul

New Reports of Civilian Abuse by PMUs, Security Forces - On June 4, Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported that at least 26 bodies of blindfolded and handcuffed men have been found in a government-held area near Mosul since October 2016. "Those fleein...

Big Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer plans ACA exchange return

The latest report from the Congressional Budget Office noted that 23 million would be left uninsured by 2026. It said it is still talking to regulators in other states about its plans for next year. Managed-care spending hit $269 billion in 2016, up ...

Iraqi Kurds plan independence referendum on September 25 Iraqi Kurds plan independence referendum on September 25

But some have their doubts about the timing. "Referendum on 25/9/2017 is for Iraqi Kurdistan including kirkuk, Khanqin, Sinjar & Makhmor. The?" Authorities of Iraqi Kurdisyan announced their decision to hold referendum on independence on Septem...

House Republicans Quietly Gut Dodd-Frank Protections

Republicans have chafed at the existence of Dodd-Frank since it passed in 2010. The bill would allow banks with a simple leverage ratio of 10 per cent or higher to be exempted from a number of regulatory requirements, including Dodd-Frank's h...

Year Old Indian American Wins Scripps National Spelling Bee 2017 Year Old Indian American Wins Scripps National Spelling Bee 2017

The Californian schoolgirl defeated 14-year-old Rohan Rajeev , when he misspelled the word " marram ". " I knew them all ", Ananya said. But honestly, there's a harrowing story to be told entirely in pictures, if you scroll the coverage of the e...

Baghdad rejects Kurds' move to press for independence unilaterally Baghdad rejects Kurds' move to press for independence unilaterally

Kurds are expected to strongly back independence, but the referendum is unlikely to automatically translate to a sovereign Kurdistan separate from Iraq, observers say, although a resounding "yes" vote "would provide independence advocates a powerful ...

Two suspects arrested for Tehran terror attack

President Trump had said he was praying for the victims, but added that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote". At least 16 people were killed on Wednesday in attacks claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and ...

Senator: Kushner to meet with Intelligence committee staff

It's believed that he may have attempted to set up the line to find someone in Moscow who could buy Kushner Companies' 41-storey tower at 666 Fifth Avenue, New York, NBC reported Monday. Kushner has come under fire in light of news reports he wante...

Sia aims to raise HIV awareness with 'Free Me' Sia aims to raise HIV awareness with 'Free Me'

Saldana subsequently goes through a whirlwind of emotions, expressed through attractive interpretative choreography. The woman's world turns dark, literally, after which she's foisted into a slipstream. Through her music videos and live performance, ...

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