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Kansas governor won't say when he'd step down

Kansas governor won't say when he'd step down Marshall congratulated Brownback and called him a long-time advocate for those of faith. If confirmed, the 60-year-old, two-term Republican governor, former USA senator and onetime presidential candidate would be the first politician confirmed as the ambassador-at-large for global religious freedom . [Full Article...]

Philippine President's Appalling Threat to Bomb Tribal Schools

Philippine President's Appalling Threat to Bomb Tribal Schools A Palace spokesperson on Thursday said President Rodrigo Duterte was just "expressing his frustrations" when he said the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) should be abolished. Duterte amped up the rhetoric surrounding the conflict this week with his accusation that indigenous-run schools in the region are supporting rebel groups and "teaching subversion". [Full Article...]

Tillerson On Resignation Rumors: I'm Not Going Anywhere

Tillerson On Resignation Rumors: I'm Not Going Anywhere State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert on Tuesday refused to say whether Tillerson was happy in his position, but she did reveal that he had been on vacation this week - despite there being numerous foreign policy issues to deal with. [Full Article...]

Iran warns of sanctions response

Iran warns of sanctions response Trump also expressed doubts he'd recertify Iran's compliance in 90 days. The deal is considered one of the greatest landmark foreign policy achievements of Barack Obama's presidency. President Trump is obliged by law to certify every 90 days whether Iran is complying with the nuclear deal negotiated and championed by his predecessor, but in an interview this week he said that he "personally" expec... [Full Article...]

US House Approves $1.6 Billion for Mexican Border Wall

Southern Arizona Congresswoman Martha McSally voted for the measure and applauded the military measures in the bill but made no mention of the allotted $1.57 billion for the border wall. GOP leaders did not want to force a showdown with Democrats over the wall and Trump reluctantly agreed. Around 700 miles of the approximately 2,000 mile-long border is already fenced. [Full Article...]

Inmate escapes from Rikers Island

Inmate escapes from Rikers Island Rikers staff discovered Hill was missing at about 7:30 p.m. while doing a head count, officials said . The corrections workers went to hand batteries to members of the search units when they spotted the inmate at the trailer, who then jumped in front of their auto. [Full Article...]

US State Department Cites Tainted Mexico Alcohol Rumors

US State Department Cites Tainted Mexico Alcohol Rumors The statement added, "Following these reports and in consultation with our posts in Mexico , we updated our country-specific information for Mexico to provide updated safety information regarding potentially tainted alcohol". If this happens while you're on vacation, the department recommends immediately seeking medical attention and contacting the closest US embassy. Her brother, 22-year-o... [Full Article...]

Ukraine Strips Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili Of Citizenship

Ukraine Strips Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili Of Citizenship He lost his Georgian citizenship in 2015. Saakashvili became the President of Georgia in 2004 after the so-called Rose Revolution, which was welcomed by Washington, and remained in power until 2013. Ironically, Poroshenko praised his corruption-fighting record in Georgia when he appointed Saakashvili to head the Odessa region in 2015. Saakashvili followed that with a Facebook post in which he ... [Full Article...]

In Pakistan a girl "sentenced" to rape

In Pakistan a girl The victim of the revenge rape is said to be 16 or 17. Popular Video This young teenage singer was shocked when Keith Urban invited her on stage at his concert. The council that ordered the rape consisted only of family members of the first rape victim, and was not a body that drew from the local community, said Rashid, the police official. [Full Article...]

Samsung Pay might be coming to a smartphone near you, but why?

Samsung Pay might be coming to a smartphone near you, but why? Samsung Pay officially launched in the United Kingdom in May 2017, going head-to head with Apple Pay and Android Pay to offer Samsung Galaxy users an alternative contactless payment method. Although the service is widely supported it should be noted that Samsung Pay is only compatible with select cards. As Samsung opened its service to other phones also, it can get the place in the glob... [Full Article...]

Statewide Amber Alert issued for Cleveland, TN girl

Statewide Amber Alert issued for Cleveland, TN girl Mrs. Medina told the police department that she dropped off the children between 6:30 and 7 p.m., and returned to the soccer field to pick up her daughters around 8 p.m. She was last seen wearing a white shirt and green/brown shorts. The missing girl from Cleveland, Tennessee has been found. Anyone with information about Yazmin's whereabouts is asked to call Cleveland police or to call TBI at ... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom wants to send 'colossal' warships to patrol S. China Sea

United Kingdom wants to send 'colossal' warships to patrol S. China Sea In an interview with the Reuters news agency, UK Defense Minister Michael Fallon said the deployment area was not finalized "but we won't be constrained by China from sailing through the South China Sea". HMS Queen Elizabeth، the largest ship ever built for the Royal Navy، is due to come into service in 2020. The UK's second big ship, HMS Prince of Wales, will be officially "named" in Sept... [Full Article...]

Cabinet gives instructions to follows up on Israeli embassy incident

Cabinet gives instructions to follows up on Israeli embassy incident Jawawdeh attacked and wounded the guard, who shot the teenager and also the Jordanian landlord, Bashar Hamarneh, an orthopaedist, who was standing next to him. Israeli authorities are expected to compensate the family of the second man who was mistakenly gunned down in the incident. The website quoted the officials as saying that Jordan might take "diplomatic measures" if Israel refuses to meet ... [Full Article...]

President Trump sends young Soviet flag-waving protester 'back home to Mommy'

President Trump sends young Soviet flag-waving protester 'back home to Mommy' U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, a Democrat from the Youngstown area, has been especially critical, saying Trump doesn't have anything to show swing voters who took a chance on him. The rally comes as his administration remains steeped in turmoil over his criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and upheaval in his White House's communications department. [Full Article...]

Rain likely for Friday; nice weekend ahead

Rain likely for Friday; nice weekend ahead A series of fronts passing eastward over central and southern parts of the United Kingdom overnight into Saturday with showery outbreaks of rain. Saturday , partly to mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms. Becoming partly sunny, cooler and less humid & breezy, with only a 20% chance for showers until about 6pm. Saturday: Sunny, high near 77. Sunday - Sunny, with a high near 79. [Full Article...]

Polish Leader Vows To Target Media After 'Radical' Reform Of Courts

The Commission gave Warsaw a month to respond to recommendations that would bring Polish law back in line with European Union norms. That is the message from nationalist protesters who gathered in Warsaw to express outrage after the European Union said it would take legal action over Polish plans to give politicians more power in hiring and firing judges. [Full Article...]

Hundreds protest against Israel in Jordan, call to end peace treaty

Hundreds protest against Israel in Jordan, call to end peace treaty Protesters ended by burning the Israeli flag and calling for scraping the 1994 Wadi Araba peace treaty, amid strong security presence. Jordan's king today urged Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to ensure a security guard who killed two Jordanians at the Israeli embassy in Amman last weekend face trial. [Full Article...]

Pentagon Says It Detected Ballistic Missile Launch From North Korea

The United States has layers of missile defense capabilities comprising several components created to take down different types of missile at different phases of flight. Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke by phone earlier in the day to discuss North Korea and their countries' bilateral alliance, according to department spokeswoman Heather Nauert. [Full Article...]

Iran Reports Successful Launch of Missile as US Considers New Sanctions

Iran Reports Successful Launch of Missile as US Considers New Sanctions An Iranian media outlet has claimed that a test space launch of an Iranian-made spacecraft was successfully completed. The launch took place at the Imam Khomeini National Space Station in Semnan, some 220 kilometers east of Tehran. From sending people of Iran refused due to too high of a startup cost. Critics "fear the same technology could be used to produce long-range missiles" capable of hi... [Full Article...]

CM Nitish Kumar concedes defeat to PM Modi, loses face and credibility

CM Nitish Kumar concedes defeat to PM Modi, loses face and credibility Meanwhile, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi also trained his guns at the RJD fraction and said, "You call Nitish's decision a disrespect to people's mandate". "People who voted for the Grand Alliance are being betrayed". While all RJD and Congress leaders will be dumped from the cabinet, major JD (U) players, who were holding power in the previous grand alliance are all likely to keep... [Full Article...]


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