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People Laptop ban from six Middle Eastern countries set to be lifted
Author: 0 Laptop ban from six Middle Eastern countries set to be lifted

Passengers flying to the United Kingdom from six countries in the Middle East will be allowed to carry laptops and iPads in their hand luggage within a week, it has been reported. "We are heartened to hear that the Trump administration has finally ended its laptop ban". The new rules included conducting "heightened screening" of all electronic devices, more sophisticated and thorough screening of passengers, expanding canine screening and increased security protocols around aircraft and in ...

People Soldier killed in police vehicle attack in Egypt
Author: 0 Soldier killed in police vehicle attack in Egypt

Hisham Barakat was killed in 2015 when a auto bomb struck his convoy in Cairo after jihadist calls for attacks on the judiciary to avenge a crackdown on Islamists. Egypt has struggled to quell a jihadist insurgency since the military overthrew Muslim Brotherhood president Mohamed Morsi in 2013 and cracked down on his Islamist supporters.

People Russian envoy, at heart of U.S. investigations, ends tenure in Washington
Author: 0 Russian envoy, at heart of U.S. investigations, ends tenure in Washington

The White House said this week Trump would nominate Jon Huntsman as his new ambassador to Russian Federation. "They launder money, they do deals, they steal", Krauthammer said. The newspaper writes that while foreign diplomats in Washington occasionally " report false or misleading information to their superiors", Kislyak, whose tenure as ambassador to the US ended recently, "has a reputation for accurately relaying details about his interactions with officials in Washington".

Author: 0 Anthony Scaramucci says Trump 'is on missile lock' to build border wall

Spicer tendered his resignation on Friday reportedly over a disagreement with who Trump selected to be the White House's newest communication's chief, Anthony Scaramucci . A number of Scaramucci's past tweets - expressing liberal views on guns, climate change, the border wall and even Hillary Clinton - re-surfaced after his White House appointment.

People Man drives into graveside service, injuring 12 in SC
Author: 0 Man drives into graveside service, injuring 12 in SC

In a bond hearing on Thursday, he said he was displeased with the SC Dept. of Mental Health (SCDMH) due to a concern about this daughter. "He had the opportunity to exact revenge", a CPD investigator told the judge. Despite the family's pleas, bond was set. "Kester did not show emotion during the bond hearing". "If Kester makes the $5 million bond, he can not have contact with victims, he can not drive and he will have a Global Positioning System monitor", the reporter noted.

Author: 0 Hezbollah Carries Out Rocket Strike on Terrorists Near Syrian-Lebanese Border

The operation is targeting fighters in the outskirts of the Lebanese town of Arsal, roughly 120km northeast of Beirut , and in the area surrounding the western Qalamoun mountains in Syria. Syria's air force on Saturday carried out air strikes near the border, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. The first film shows outposts known to be affiliated with the Lebanese NGO Green Without Borders, and claims that the organization, ostensibly established to promote ...

People Boots 'truly sorry' for morning-after pill pricing row
Author: 0 Boots 'truly sorry' for morning-after pill pricing row

Boots has said it is "truly sorry" for its response to a campaign which called on retailers to reduce the price of emergency contraception. Boots charges £28.25 for Levonelle emergency contraceptive (the leading brand) and £26.75 for its own generic version.

People Putin says yet to decide whether to run for president again
Author: 0 Putin says yet to decide whether to run for president again

Red Sparrow is based on a novel about a Russian spy ( Jennifer Lawrence ) who's recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to be a double agent. But that's not the only precaution the studio has taken: Encrypted scripts will reportedly be used throughout production.

People Companies Still Using Jared Kushner's White House Ties To Recruit Chinese Investors
Author: 0 Companies Still Using Jared Kushner's White House Ties To Recruit Chinese Investors

While disclosure forms are often updated or revised , the former general counsel for the Office of Government Ethics told the Wall Street Journal that 77 was a bit above the average number of holdings people tend to forget. Together, their business networks show an empire worth $761 million. She stands to earn additional income from her stake in the hotel in Washington. Ivanka's Book Deal Included A $787,500 Advance The self-help book "Women Who Work" was released by Penguin ...

People Kerala Congress MLA arrested for rape
Author: 0 Kerala Congress MLA arrested for rape

Angry youth activists of the CPI-M took to the streets in the state capital and burnt an effigy of the legislator. Kovalam MLA Vincent was booked on charges of stalking, abetment to suicide and rape on Friday. On Saturday, he had also filed an anticipatory bail plea before the court. The probe team has seized the phone records of the MLA, which reportedly showed that Vincent had called the victim several times.

People Cooke County jobless rate up in June
Author: 0 Cooke County jobless rate up in June

The state added a total of 19,400 jobs last month. Unemployment fell across Florida for the fourth straight month in June, dropping to its lowest rate in a decade. "The newly established $85 million Florida Job Growth Grant Fund will help continue the economic success across the state, and I encourage Northwest Florida communities and businesses to learn more about the opportunities available through this fund today".

People USA blocks $350 Mn military aid to Pak
Author: 0 USA blocks $350 Mn military aid to Pak

Secretary of Defense James Mattis informed the Congress that he was unable to certify that Islamabad "has taken sufficient action against the Afghan Taliban". Mattis's latest decision will now lead to Dollars 50 million aid to Pakistan being withheld as the Congress previous year had rescinded the remaining USD 300 million funds.

People Violent Crime Rises Sharply As Police Numbers Hit 30-Year Low
Author: 0 Violent Crime Rises Sharply As Police Numbers Hit 30-Year Low

POLICE have recorded the largest rise in crime in a decade with a 26 per cent hike in the murder rate among nearly five million total offences. Last month, a damning report by HMIC Criminal Justice Inspectorates found the force failed to record thousands of serious crimes.

People Slight Rise in June Unemployment Rate
Author: 0 Slight Rise in June Unemployment Rate

The June jobless rate came in at 4.7 percent, up from 4.6 percent in May. Unemployment inched up 0.1 percentage point in June to settle at 4.7 percent. "Despite a slight increase in unemployment, labor market fundamentals remain strong, with total year-over-year employment up 2 percent". Eight of California's eleven industry sectors added a total of 274,000 jobs year-over.

People 8 policemen injured in scuffle with troopers in Indian-controlled Kashmir
Author: 0 8 policemen injured in scuffle with troopers in Indian-controlled Kashmir

A senior police officer told Kashmir Reader that a group of 30 army men in civvies, whom police took to be yatris, first broke a police naka (checkpoint) at Sonamarg. According to Khan, a "court of inquiry" is being ordered to probe the incident. "After that army parties of COB Gund and COB Surbraw 24 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) headed by captain Shukla along with the personnel in civvies entered in P/S Gund and thrashed/injured all the police personnel present in the P/S and damaged some records of ...

Author: 0 Anthony Scaramucci: Who is the new White House communications director?

Newly appointed White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci pushed back against a reporter's suggestion that President Donald Trump's frequent Twitter use might prove to be a distraction from in-shop messaging. "This is about someone who took some skin out of one of Donald Trump's archenemies and that's the cable news network CNN ", Wallace said about Scaramucci .

People Pentagon Chief Says He Thinks Daesh Leader Al-Baghdadi Is Alive
Author: 0 Pentagon Chief Says He Thinks Daesh Leader Al-Baghdadi Is Alive

However, political cognoscenti are of the opinion Trump was referring to a Fox News Report about comments made by a top general at a security conference on Friday in Aspen, Colorado. The article shared information about al-Baghdadi's operations and his attempts to avoid capture by US forces, and quoted several high-ranking American officials, including a statement from an unnamed top senior State Department official, who told the newspaper: "Every single day the picture becomes clearer of what ...

People Mehbooba rules out third party mediation on Kashmir
Author: 0 Mehbooba rules out third party mediation on Kashmir

Mehbooba Mufti said United States and China should not interfere in Kashmir. The Chief Minister clearly said that Kashmir issue can only be resolved through bilateral talks between India and Pakistan. "What do you mean by third party?" We didn't tell him. The BJP reacted by blaming the country's first prime minister and Rahul's great-grandfather Jawaharlal Nehru and the Gandhi family for all the problems in Kashmir.

People U.S. withholds $50 million military reimbursement to Pakistan
Author: 0 U.S. withholds $50 million military reimbursement to Pakistan

Possible Trump administration responses being discussed include expanding US drone strikes and perhaps eventually downgrading Pakistan's status as a major non-NATO ally. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg announced the decision during an alliance ministerial earlier this year. This is not the first time that Washington freezes reimbursements to Islamabad.

People Philippines Extends Mindanao Martial Law to End of Year
Author: 0 Philippines Extends Mindanao Martial Law to End of Year

Fourteen, however, believed otherwise. Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto, who voted "yes", said he "would have preferred a shorter period, to prod an earlier end, because a protracted war only prolongs the agony of civilians caught in the vice-grip of war".

Author: 0 Two Israelis Killed in Occupied West Bank

The first two were killed by Israeli gunfire in East Jerusalem and the third succumbed to his wounds in a nearby town of Abu Dis. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced on Friday that he would suspend all contacts with Israel because of the new security measures.

People Theresa May satisfaction rating slumps to all time low
Author: 0 Theresa May satisfaction rating slumps to all time low

He is winning over people aged 18 to 34 in large numbers but not mirroring this for people aged over 55. This compares with two in three (66%) Conservative supporters who are satisfied with May and 27% who are dissatisfied. The Labour Party aims to build on successes in last month's general election and be ready to form a government when Ms May's lack of a majority leads the country to the polls again.

People American lawmaker to lead protest against Duterte if he visits US
Author: 0 American lawmaker to lead protest against Duterte if he visits US

Massachusetts Rep. James McGovern, in his remarks in a probe on alleged human rights violations in Duterte's war against drugs, said he intends to lead a protest once the Chief Executive visits the White House. Duterte vowed he will never visit "lousy" America in his remaining time as president, or even afterward. "The US government can not afford any degree of complicity with the kinds of human rights violations that are occurring", the American lawmaker said, referring to the summary ...

People Faulty airbag blamed for man's death
Author: 0 Faulty airbag blamed for man's death

The man died at the scene of the crash. Three others involved in the incident were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. "Investigations have revealed the death of the man is likely due to a fault in the airbag, causing the man to be struck in the neck by a small fragment", NSW police said in a statement on Friday.

People Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack in Badakhshan
Author: 0 Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack in Badakhshan

Since the global drawdown in 2014, the Taliban has seized territory across the province, leaving the provincial capital, Lashkar Gah, and the economic hub, Gereshk, as some of the only areas still in government hands. USA forces had previously only been able to conduct airstrikes when troops, Afghan or American, were deemed to be directly under threat. The US air campaign in Afghanistan has reached a level not seen since 2012, when there were nearly 10 times as many US troops in the country.

People Rahul blames Modi for Kashmir turbulence
Author: 0 Rahul blames Modi for Kashmir turbulence

A man was killed and another wounded after the Indian army on Friday fired at a group of protesters hurling rocks at soldiers in the disputed Kashmir region, police said. "When he was the Chief Minister, he talked of attacking Pakistan. Abdullah's and the Nehru-Gandhi family are the reason that Kashmir is still under fire", said Trivedi.

Author: 0 Syrian Rebel Groups Condemn Cuts To CIA Weapons Shipments

While President Donald Trump appeared to adhere to this view more so than his predecessor, he took a more aggressive approach in April when he ordered an unprecedented attack on a Syrian air force base, claiming it was the origins of chemical weapons strike on civilians days prior.

People Sean Spicer quits as White House spokesman
Author: 0 Sean Spicer quits as White House spokesman

Scaramucci was set to meet with Trump about the role Friday morning. "Bringing in someone who has not run communications in the White House , I think, is a very foolish move at this juncture", he said . He held many on-camera White House briefings after taking up the post but he has recently taken a major step back from public view. Briefings are shorter, less substantive and rarely on camera these days.

People Three women killed in N2 collision near Ardee
Author: 0 Three women killed in N2 collision near Ardee

One of the men had been travelling in the same vehicle as the three women who were killed. The three women to lose their lives were a 39 year old driver and two female passengers aged 69 and 37. Gardaí said the crash happened at about 12.30am yesterday on the N2 north of Ardee as a group travelled home to Donegal from Dublin airport. Gardaí say motorists using the M1 should divert at junction 17 for Castleblayney and to avoid the area of the crash if possible.

People Three Israelis reportedly killed, one wounded in West Bank stabbing attack
Author: 0 Three Israelis reportedly killed, one wounded in West Bank stabbing attack

He jumped the fence of the settlement before breaking into the house, where he stabbed the Israelis during a Sabbath dinner, the army official said. No further details on the victims were given. Tensions have arisen over new security measures put in place at a holy shrine in Jerusalem . The latest mayhem erupted a week after three Arab-Israeli men gunned down two Israeli border policemen near the highly sensitive compound in Jerusalem that is holy to both Muslims and Jews.

People U.S. to Impose Travel Ban to DPRK for Citizens — Travel Agencies
Author: 0 U.S. to Impose Travel Ban to DPRK for Citizens — Travel Agencies

South Korea's Defense Ministry said it has become hard to hold the meeting Seoul had originally proposed for Friday and called for the North to "quickly accept" the overture for talks. More than a dozen Americans have been arrested and detained in North Korea since 2009. Koryo issued a similar statement, saying that after the ban takes effect, "it will no longer be legal for anyone travelling on a U.S.

People Supreme Court agrees on early hearing of Ram temple case
Author: 0 Supreme Court agrees on early hearing of Ram temple case

Bhratiya Janata party (BJP) leader Subrmanain Swamy in his petition before the Supreme Court (SC) has sought an urgent hearing of the Babri Masjid- Ramjanambhoomi case. In February 2013, the Supreme Court reiterated to maintain a status quo on the 67.703-acre disputed property put in 2011 by the apex court on the "strange" judgment passed by the Allahabad High Court in 2010.