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by | July 22, 2018 | 04:33

Mark Hausknecht , 65, after he was shot dead near Texas Medical Center in Houston . "Mark was a fantastic cardiologist and a good man", President Bush said. He was riding his bike to work when another cyclist fatally shot him and fled the scene, police said. Police continue to search for the suspect, who was wearing a grey warm-up jacket, khaki shorts and a tan baseball cap, the USA Today reported.

by | July 22, 2018 | 03:31

According to Netanyahu and his government's proposed law, Israel does not belong to Israeli citizens, more than 20 percent of whom are not Jewish. The law furthermore demotes Arabic from an official language to one with "special status in the state".

by | July 22, 2018 | 04:21

U.S. President Donald Trump fully supports the independence of the Federal Reserve and isn't trying to interfere in the foreign-exchange market, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told reporters in Buenos Aires. Mnuchin downplayed the notion that he is not holding a formal bilateral meeting with Chinese officials at the G20 meeting, despite an escalating tariff war between the world's two largest economies.

by | July 22, 2018 | 04:35

Chairman Kim told not only President Trump , but (South Korean) President Moon that he was prepared to denuclearize. While Pompeo spoke generally about the need for countries to keep their pledge to enforce sanctions, the U.S. "These sales and any other transfer must immediately stop since the United States believes the DPRK has breached the. refined petroleum products quota for 2018, " the United States said.

by | July 22, 2018 | 04:19

The Florida law stirred controversy in particular when it was successfully invoked in the shooting of Trayvon Martin. Drejka frequently visited the store and was angry over her use of the parking spot without a legal permit, Gualtieri said.

by | July 22, 2018 | 03:29

China has so far met USA tariffs with equal retaliatory tariffs, but with only $130 billion in US goods exported to China, it's not possible for President Xi Jinping it to match tariffs on a half-trillion dollars of products. "What we accuse trade partners of doing, the president is doing". It expects that 700,000 jobs would be lost. Global markets have remained generally calm despite the eruption of a full-blown U.S.

by | July 22, 2018 | 03:35

According to local media, at least 40 fires were burning in parts of Sweden on Wednesday, which have prompted evacuations from three Swedish counties. Unusually hot weather has gripped Sweden since May, when almost all regions hit record temperatures for that particular month, in some places by as much as 2 degrees above the average, SMHI said.

by | July 22, 2018 | 03:16

But 12 Conservatives broke ranks to back the customs union measure, even though it is understood that Tory whips told would-be rebels that there would be a confidence vote that evening if it passed. There were 290 of the 316 Tory MPs who voted against new clause 17 and 292 who voted against new clause 18. "A figure needs to emerge as we can't do this alone".

by | July 22, 2018 | 01:55

Detectives believe a team of Russians assassins were sent to the United Kingdom to murder the former Kremlin double agent back in March and are hunting up to six suspects. She said the Public Health England body had advised that Rowley poses no risk to the public. The Skripals survived and were released from the Salisbury hospital before Mr Rowley and Mr Sturgess were poisoned and taken there.

by | July 22, 2018 | 01:58

In India , the 2018 index estimates that there werearound 8 million people living in modern slavery in the country in 2016. More promisingly, the US was also revealed to have the second-highest Government Response Index score (behind the Netherlands ) in tackling the issue, having implemented key components to responding to some forms of modern slavery with victim support services, a strong criminal justice response, and evidence of a coordinated collaboration and protections in place ...

by | July 22, 2018 | 01:50

While child survivors of sexual abuse are welcoming Malcolm Turnbull's intervention, some within the Catholic Church are questioning it. Mr Turnbull said "the time has come for the Pope to sack" Wilson because it was "clear that he should resign".

by | July 22, 2018 | 02:01

Putin has maintained that it was held in "strict compliance with global law", reiterating during the summit, "This case is closed for Russian Federation". Aides forwarded a transcript of the comments to Coats so that he saw them, according to the senior official. One official, asked if the reaction to Helsinki would be a more organized process, said this is often how the White House operates.

by | July 22, 2018 | 02:16

Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Mark Warner (D-Virginia), Cory Gardner (R-Colorado), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin), Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), Chris Coons (D-Delaware), Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska) and Maria Cantwell (D-Washington).

by | July 22, 2018 | 02:18

Lindenberg said winds reached speeds of more than 60 miles per hour. At the time, he said, the water seemed calm, and no one was anxious about the weather. Steve Lindenberg, a meteorologist in Springfield, Missouri some 72 kilometres north of Branson, said a string of severe thunderstorms had barrelled through the area, causing significant tree damage and downed power lines.

by | July 22, 2018 | 01:59

During a recent tour, a senior State Department official warned that those failing to reduce Iranian oil imports to "zero" by early November would face USA sanctions. "The idea that problems can be resolved through negotiations or relations with the United States is a major error", he added. "We can not trust the American statements or even their signings" Khamenei said, adding that "the Iranian president's statement that if our oil is not exported then the oil of any state in the region ...

by | July 22, 2018 | 01:28

The recording was part of a large collection of documents and electronic records seized by federal authorities from the longtime Trump fixer earlier this year. Mr. Trump complained on Twitter Saturday morning that an attorney recording a client's conversation is "inconceivable ". Hicks also called McDougal's claim that she had an affair with Trump "totally untrue".

by | July 21, 2018 | 06:42

The Oath Keepers called Waters a "protest terrorist inciter" and said members meant to "stand against terrorism, stand for freedom of speech and association, in support of ICE/Border Patrol as they enforce constitutional immigration laws". The counter protest went on despite the absence of the Oath Keepers. "Other patriotic groups are welcome to join us". "These organizations are a threat to the community", Cliff Smith, a member of the union and resident of the 43rd District, said in an ...

by | July 21, 2018 | 03:39

Police have taken into custody a man who attacked some bus passengers in the German city of Lubeck. One eyewitness reportedly told Lübecker Nachrichten: "The passengers jumped off the bus and screamed". "There are no indications that the man was in any way politically radicalized", Hingst said. More than 12 people were injured, at least two seriously, after the perpetrator got on the bus in Lubeck, about 44 miles northeast of Hamburg, local media reported.

by | July 21, 2018 | 03:15

American intelligence agencies concluded past year that Russian Federation carried out a campaign of hacking and propaganda targeting the 2016 USA election, seeking to sow discord and disparage Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. A few of Trump's most loyal toadies defended him. In that statement, Coats restated the USA intelligence assessment about Russian meddling and Moscow's "ongoing, pervasive efforts to undermine our democracy".

by | July 21, 2018 | 02:57

That means a new role for Francois-Philippe Champagne, who becomes minister of infrastructure. Carr's job will be to re-energize stalled efforts towards a trade deal with China, to promote the Canada-EU free trade agreement among European countries that have yet to ratify it and to continue to push for deeper economic integration into Latin America.

by | July 21, 2018 | 03:16

Israeli Defence Forces announced the death hours after four Palestinians were killed on the border, three of whom were Hamas members and the fourth a civilian. On Friday, Hamas vowed to continue its protests and the launching of incendiary devices towards Israel. The tactic has become popular during the months-long Gaza border protests known as "The Great March of Return", in which Israeli security forces have killed more than 140 Palestinians.

by | July 21, 2018 | 03:46

At least 17 people were left injured after nightmare tornadoes ripped through Iowa, leaving the cities of Marshalltown , Pella and Bondurant in a path of destruction. Several tornadoes tore through Iowa on Thursday, including one that sent seven people to the hospital, officials said. It's not often the National Weather Service is caught off guard by tornadoes, Krull said, but it does happen.

by | July 21, 2018 | 01:57

Before anyone even arrived in Brussels , Belgium for Day One of the NATO Summit , Trump was already tweeting his allies about not putting up enough money for worldwide defense. Other leaders said they had simply told Mr Trump they were open to discussing spending increases in the future. Her endorsement of the Trump-Putin meeting attempts to cut off awkward questions about Trump's commitment to NATO, an organisation he has openly and repeatedly criticised, which has dogged the ongoing ...

by | July 21, 2018 | 03:14

In an Unprecedented event which unfolded in the Lok Sabha today as Rahul Gandhi's was speaking during the no-confidence motion debate in parliament. He said, "those who don't have confidence in themselves, can not trust anyone". You have anger against me. "You should know what a BJP government means in terms of implementation of schemes", he said.

by | July 21, 2018 | 02:28

Charges against him have mounted in the ensuing months, and he now stands charged with eight counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Kayhan, Selim Esen, Skandaraj Navaratnam, Andrew Kinsman, Dean Lisowick, Soroush Mahmudi, Abdulbasir Faizi and Kirushna Kanagaratnam.

by | July 21, 2018 | 01:35

A spokesman for the Secret Service said: 'We are incredibly grateful for the emergency medical service providers and physicians in Scotland who are providing much needed critical care'. Trump has shown that he holds the men and women of the Secret Service in high regard. Alongside Trump's team a major operation was organised by Police Scotland with thousands of cops present during Trump's stay at the golf resort and hotel - as well as keeping protestors in check.

by | July 21, 2018 | 01:52

He added that Hamas is part of the Palestinian people, and the U.S. must first try to end the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Jerusalem , as well as the blockade of Gaza which would help bring peace and prosperity to the region. For what is believed to be the first time, an incendiary balloon of the kind used in Gaza was found in the garden of southeast Jerusalem home close to the Palestinian town of Beit Jala.

by | July 21, 2018 | 02:18

President Donald Trump tweeted his condolences. The city of Branson opened its city hall for survivors and relatives of the sinking. Guain Holloman, of Tennessee, places a flower on the windshield of a vehicle in the Ride the Ducks parking lot in Branson on Friday.

by | July 21, 2018 | 02:39

Embassy officials to visit him. Brunson has been working in Turkey for 23 years as the pastor of the Resurrection Church. The pastor's continued detention has reportedly strained U.S. Erdogan has also pressed the Trump administration to extradite Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish cleric living in Pennsylvania. Since then, the government has detained 160,000 people and dismissed similar number of public workers, academics and judges, banned dozens of organizations, seized businesses, and limited ...

by | July 21, 2018 | 02:31

Among other things, he indicated on the heels of their summit in Helsinki that he sympathized with Putin over the USA intelligence community on the issue of Russian election meddling. Moscow signaled openness to another meeting between the two leaders, as Trump continued to face criticism over his first meeting with his Russian counterpart in Helsinki, where he seemed to accept Putin's denials of meddling in the 2016 election - despite findings by U.S.

by | July 21, 2018 | 01:23

His name was mentioned by Russian officials in the context of a proposal made by President Vladimir Putin at the Helsinki summit to arrange for mutual questioning of individuals suspected of wrongdoing, under a 1999 treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters.

by | July 21, 2018 | 01:20

Last week Coats said Russian action was "persistent" and "pervasive". On Wednesday, Sarah Sanders wouldn't say that the Trump administration was opposed to the idea of U.S. Trump provoked fierce bipartisan criticism after joining with Putin on Monday, at a summit in Helsinki, to question USA findings that the Kremlin meddled in the election and criticize the Department of Justice investigation that followed.

by | July 21, 2018 | 01:00

Democratic politicians are pushing for Congress to subpoena Donald Trump's interpreter, amid a growing sense of alarm over the private summit in Helsinki between the USA president and Russia's Vladimir Putin . While praising his current intelligence team, Trump took aim at former CIA Director John Brennan and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper - both harsh critics of the president.

by | July 21, 2018 | 01:20

Our lawyers and diplomats should use this confession while preparing suits in worldwide courts. "The president has made clear to Vladimir Putin that he should stay out of USA elections", Sanders said . On Thursday, Time revealed perhaps the single most terrifying face morph ever to exist, which imagines Trump and Putin as one single no good very bad human being.

by | July 21, 2018 | 01:44

But even as Trump said he accepted USA intelligence agencies' conclusions that Russian Federation was behind the election hacking, he added, as he has before: "It could be other people also". "I don't get it - I just don't get it", said Fox Business host Trish Regan , who occasionally pushes back on Trump and the GOP, arguing that Trump either should have defended the intelligence community and condemned Putin to his face or not taken the meeting in Helsinki.