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Rick Perry tricked into prank phone interview

Rick Perry tricked into prank phone interview Vovan and Lexus also told Perry about the new biofuel , which Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko invented himself. Perry told them he'd interested in this latest "scientific development". The timing of the call aligned with Perry's recent engagements, as he had hosted the Ukrainian delegation at the Department of Energy in June and the call was portrayed as a follow-up to that meeting. [Full Article...]

Jerusalem crisis could have 'catastrophic costs — United Nations envoy

Jerusalem crisis could have 'catastrophic costs — United Nations envoy Israel removed metal detectors from entrances to the Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City on Tuesday in favor of CCTV cameras, hoping to calm days of bloodshed, but Palestinians said the modified security measures were still unacceptable. [Full Article...]

Transgender People Banned From US Military

Transgender People Banned From US Military His reason for not allowing transgender military members is that, " Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and can not be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail". [Full Article...]

Polish opposition to propose its own judicial reforms

Polish opposition to propose its own judicial reforms Thousands of Poles picketed outside the lower house and presidential palace for more than a week. Duda's decision to veto the remaining reforms confounded the expectations of the opposition and global critics, who said the government reforms jeopardized the independence of the judiciary by giving politicians the power to retire Supreme Court judges and appoint their replacements. [Full Article...]

Top Dem's aide under investigation, nabbed trying to leave US

Top Dem's aide under investigation, nabbed trying to leave US He wired the money to Pakistan to unknown associates. Awan reportedly transferred the funds from the credit union to two people in Pakistan and is unable to leave the country while charges are pending. According to Fox News, Awan has been charged with bank fraud. A Pakistani-born IT specialist working for Rep. Yet his own stepmother, a devout Muslim, filed court documents accusing him of usi... [Full Article...]

European Union warns USA over Russian Federation sanctions bill

Peskov said Russian Federation continued to be " extremely negative " about the sanctions , according to TASS. Yet while Russia's adverse reaction is to be expected, and will likely lead to immediate counter sanctions , perhaps coupled with the expulsion of the aforementioned 35 diplomats as well as confiscation of U.S. [Full Article...]

Dead, 30 Injured Inside Semitrailer at Walmart in 'Human Trafficking Crime'

Dead, 30 Injured Inside Semitrailer at Walmart in 'Human Trafficking Crime' The police chief said that the employee gave the man water and then contacted the police. "Came back with a water, called the police and we arrived on scene and found eight people dead in the back of that trailer", McManus said at a news conference. [Full Article...]

Top EU court says it was wrong to end Hamas terror listing

Top EU court says it was wrong to end Hamas terror listing Judges in the European Union's most senior court ruled that Hamas should remain on an EU-wide blacklist and referred the case back to a lower court. Neither Hamas nor Israel had an immediate reaction. Hamas' military wing was added to the first European Union blacklist of terrorist groups issued in the wake of the 9/11 attacks on NY and Washington. [Full Article...]

Trump Wants to Arm Ukraine Against Russia, Says New US Special Envoy

Trump Wants to Arm Ukraine Against Russia, Says New US Special Envoy Department of State for Ukraine Kurt Volker has said about his intention to communicate with representatives of Russian Federation in the Minsk process, noting that this is a strategically important conversation. Ukraine accuses Russian of sending in its own soldiers and military equipment, which Moscow denies. According to the United Nations , victims of the conflict were about 10 thousand peo... [Full Article...]

Lizard found in veg biryani served to Poorva Express passenger, caterer removed

Lizard found in veg biryani served to Poorva Express passenger, caterer removed When a complaint to the ticket examiner and the pantry auto attendant drew no apparent response, the passengers tweeted to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, says the report. The CAG performance audit found unpurified tap water being used to make beverages, uncovered and unwashed waste bins, food left out in the open, and rats and cockroaches at catering units in trains and stations. [Full Article...]

CPM mulls third term for Sitaram Yechury

CPM mulls third term for Sitaram Yechury Central committee members from Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu had also opposed the proposal, which had the backing of the West Bengal and Tripura units. Meira Kumar is reported to be in contention for one of them but the party leaders are yet to make up their mind on this. Mamata has been trying to take the AAP leader along in the opposition group, but Congress has scuttled all moves to get th... [Full Article...]

Gujarat flood death toll reaches 83, Rs. 500cr relief announced

Gujarat flood death toll reaches 83, Rs. 500cr relief announced The PM tweeted: "Everything possible will be done to help the farmers, who suffer immensely due to floods ". Heavy rains affected the normal lives and transport in the state. To facilitate the ongoing rescue and relief operations, Modi said that 10 more helicopters will be pressed into action. Hundreds of people are still waiting to be shifted to safer places, as several parts of these district... [Full Article...]

'It Is a Sin to Presume They are Dead,': Sushma Swaraj

'It Is a Sin to Presume They are Dead,': Sushma Swaraj Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan then said that no question would be taken on the statement given by Swaraj. Swaraj said there is no proof of 39 missing Indians in Iraq being alive, but no proof they are dead either, the govt will continue to search. [Full Article...]

Jethmalani Quits As Kejriwal's Defendent, Seeks Rs 2 Crore Legal Fees

Jethmalani Quits As Kejriwal's Defendent, Seeks Rs 2 Crore Legal Fees Senior advocate Ram Jethmalani has quit as the legal counsel for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the defamation case filed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and has submitted a bill of more than Rs 2 crore to Kejriwal. In December 2015, Jaitley had filed a civil defamation suit against Kejriwal and AAP leaders Kumar Vishwas, Ashutosh, Sanjay Singh, Raghav Chadha and Deepak Ba... [Full Article...]

India marks Kargil Vijay Diwas today: All you need to know

India marks Kargil Vijay Diwas today: All you need to know Over 500 armed forces personnel laid down their lives during the 60-day long war. But why was this war fought in the first place? Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to the soldiers at Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate. Unknown miscreants vandalised the Rezang La War Memorial here on Tuesday, a day before the 18th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Divas. The cyclists will ride through the terrain ... [Full Article...]

Trump Jr.'s legal team adds another lawyer

Trump Jr.'s legal team adds another lawyer But Trump's comment about pardons , tucked into an attack on the media, raised the possibility that he was considering his options if the investigations do not turn out the way he hopes. The White House has been buffeted by an intensifying series of investigations into Russian meddling in the USA election previous year and possible Trump campaign ties to Russia. [Full Article...]

PLO official: Removal of metal detectors doesn't solve Temple Mount crisis

It had installed metal detectors at the entrances to the mosque compound after gunmen killed two Israeli police there. "Jordanian authorities wanted to question an Israeli security guard who Israel said shot dead a Jordanian who had attacked him with a screwdriver in a residence next to the embassy". [Full Article...]

Venezuela: Boycott of constitution overhaul vote urged

Venezuela: Boycott of constitution overhaul vote urged Jesus Rojas Torres and Zuleima Gonzalez were the second and third opposition-appointed judges arrested by Maduro's government. "Get on the right side of things and let's work on an agreement", Maduro said Sunday, warning: "The Constituent Assembly is happening". [Full Article...]

Texas House OKs agency oversight that forced special session

Texas House OKs agency oversight that forced special session On Tuesday, police chiefs from large cities in Texas gathered at the Capitol to reject the nation the transgender bathroom bill is necessary for privacy, according to the Texas Tribune . It passed on a voice vote yesterday. SB10 requires more reporting of complications. The 31 senators put in about 10 hours, tentatively passing six of the bills, including those related to abortion requireme... [Full Article...]

Appeals court strikes down Washington, DC gun restriction

Appeals court strikes down Washington, DC gun restriction She wrote that D.C. had shown that the law would promote public safety. As of July 15, D.C. police had approved 126 concealed-carry licenses and denied 417 applicants, according to the police department. Circuit strongly affirmed that today", said Attorney General Mark Brnovich. Next, the panel addressed which standard of review should apply-rational basis, intermediate, or strict scrutiny. [Full Article...]


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