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People 1 in custody after woman killed aboard Alaska-bound cruise
Author: 0 1 in custody after woman killed aboard Alaska-bound cruise

The Emerald Princess cruise ship is docked in Juneau, Alaska, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Spokesperson Negin Kamali declined to comment on any further details of the case and referred all questions to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. She was 39-years-old from Utah. According to the Washington Post , the attorney's office said the news conference will be conducted along with agencies that were a part of the investigation, including the FBI and the Coast guard.

People Ahead of NSA Doval's visit, is China relenting on Doklam dispute?
Author: 0 Ahead of NSA Doval's visit, is China relenting on Doklam dispute?

President Xi Jinping will observe war games in a military base in Inner Mongolia, the largest in China, to mark the anniversary, the Post has learned. The Chinese daily said that the Indian media is pinning high hopes on Doval's upcoming trip to settle the ongoing dispute. Doval would have been aware of this when he arrived here.

People Senator warns Trump there's 'no way' committee would consider Sessions replacement
Author: 0 Senator warns Trump there's 'no way' committee would consider Sessions replacement

Trump's new barb at Sessions came as the embattled attorney general visited the White House for what his spokeswoman described as a "routine" meeting of cabinet principals. Republican lawmakers and conservative commentators have rallied behind Sessions in recent days, with senator Richard Shelby, in an interview to Fox News , warning Trump that his firing "wouldn't be well-received".

People Hoosiers react to Trump transgender military ban
Author: 0 Hoosiers react to Trump transgender military ban

A burden of medical costs and disruption is the reasoning behind President Trump's ban on transgenders joining the military. But Mr Trump caused outrage on Wednesday when he announced he would be banning all "transgender individuals" from serving in the military "in any capacity" .

People Israel's Netanyahu threatens to shut Al-Jazeera Jerusalem office
Author: 0 Israel's Netanyahu threatens to shut Al-Jazeera Jerusalem office

But on top of the outbreak of violence mainly in the Jerusalem area, a Palestinian move on Friday by President Mahmoud Abbas to suspend official contacts and global criticism put pressure on Israel . The police released the statement Tuesday after rumors gained traction that the police had plans to install X-ray cameras at the entrances for Muslim worshippers at the Temple Mount.

Author: 0 Severe Weather Threat: storms Thursday and Friday could bring strong wind gusts

First Alert Friday: Partly cloudy, 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms by late afternoon, some could be severe. Rain chances will increase Thursday night into Friday morning as an upper-level disturbance moves through the area. We should see more sun than clouds and temperatures will head into the lower and perhaps mid 90s, noticeably warmer than yesterday. Friday: Partly Sunny and Hot.

People Twin toddlers die in backyard swimming pool
Author: 0 Twin toddlers die in backyard swimming pool

The brother was found moments later in the pool. When she looked out of the window she saw one of the boy's floating in the in-ground pool and pulled the child out and immediately performed CPR as she called 911 on speaker phone at about 8:40 a.m., according to police.

People John McCain gives first remarks since returning to the Senate
Author: 0 John McCain gives first remarks since returning to the Senate

McCain, who said he would spend "a few days" in Washington before returning to Arizona for more treatment, looked back with fondness on his Senate service Tuesday, calling it "the most important job I've had in my life". Jimmy Carter, the former president who was diagnosed with brain cancer , but fought it came back to teach Sunday school and work for Habitat for Humanity, is a hero.

People Not registering as foreign agent seldom punished
Author: 0 Not registering as foreign agent seldom punished

Adam Hickey, a deputy assistant attorney general, told Senate lawmakers that the Foreign Agents Registration Act - a law aimed at ensuring transparency about lobbying efforts done in the U.S.at the direction of foreign governments or principals - contains multiple exemptions for registration and requires proof that someone meant to break the law by failing to disclose their work.

People FinnCap Reaffirms
Author: 0 FinnCap Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for GB Group plc (LON:GBG)

The Firm operates through divisions, including Citigate, Grayling, Huntsworth Health and Red. After $0.61 actual EPS reported by American Airlines Group Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 198.36 % EPS growth. On Friday, October 28 the stock rating was downgraded by Bank of America to "Neutral". As per Thursday, June 30, the company rating was initiated by FBR Capital.

People Heat stress expected to continue through Friday
Author: 0 Heat stress expected to continue through Friday

The Bermuda Weather Service has issued a Thunderstorm Advisory valid through Thursday , and their forecast for Thursday says, "Cloudy, showers, some heavier, isolated thunderstorms". On Friday , it will be a bit warmer with a high of around 87 degrees. The overnight low will be around 57. Low around 70. Rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch are possible.

People Company implants a chip into its employees
Author: 0 Company implants a chip into its employees

Implanting chips in employee's hands is already being done in Sweden, where an organization named Epicenter is having success with an increasing number of employees there opting to get the implant. A vending machine company based in the USA, has already begun work on this step. Also keeping in view the security concerns, the chips won't include Global Positioning System component and couldn't get hacked thus, keeping employee tracking out of question.

People Trump Just Nominated an Anti-LGBT 'Ambassador for Religious Freedom'
Author: 0 Trump Just Nominated an Anti-LGBT 'Ambassador for Religious Freedom'

In a tweet, Moran called Brownback "a fighter for the persecuted". "Brownback will make an excellent ambassador because this office covers issues he has fought for as Kansas Governor and as a Kansas Senator", said Arnold. His tax experiment failed to grow the economy as he promised. Brownback became a leader on human rights when he was in the U.S. Senate, during which time he visited Darfur, Sudan, and reported back that the region was seeing a genocide.

Author: 0 'The Queer Insurrection' Becomes The First LGBT Unit Fighting ISIS In Syria

For years, the Middle Eastern terrorist group known as Daesh/ISIS has terrorized queer men by sharing videos of its members throwing gay and bisexual men off of buildings and stoning them to death in the streets. The Syrian Arab Army (SAA), alongside local tribal fighters and the 124th Regiment of the Republican Guard, resumed their offensive in the southeastern countryside of Al-Raqqa, Wednesday, following a successful push to the Euphrates River last week, according to AMN news.

People Netanyahu threatens to shut Al Jazeera Jerusalem office
Author: 0 Netanyahu threatens to shut Al Jazeera Jerusalem office

Al Jazeera "denounces such arbitrary accusations and hostile statements", a press release from the network said. "The network moreover reiterates that it will continue covering the news and events of the occupied Palestinian territories, and elsewhere, both professionally and objectively".

Author: 0 Could Donald Trump veto the Russian sanctions bill despite House vote?

The Republican-controlled Senate passed an earlier version of the bill with near-unanimous support. The legislation, which also imposes new sanctions on Russia , North Korea , and Iran , will now move to the Senate, where both parties have indicated a desire to revise the bill .

People Seven Governors Visit Buhari In London
Author: 0 Seven Governors Visit Buhari In London

However, it was observed that Umahi and Udom Emmanuel of Ebonyi and Akwa Ibom respectively are not in the circulated images, raising a serious question as to whether some of the PDP governors opted out at the last minute. "All I can say is that Mr President is in good health, he is not on life support and he will soon be back". Also, at 11.30 am, a dispatched Rider came with a gift from Muhammadu Babangida, a get well card and a flower for the President.

Author: 0 Israel removes metal detectors from Jerusalem holy site

The Waqf , the religious body that runs the Islamic sites in the Al Aqsa compound, said worshippers would continue to stay away from the elevated, marble-and-stone plaza - Islam's third holiest site - and pray in the streets outside. While the Israelis have argued the measures are only for security purposes and not meant to interfere, Palestinians have rejected this claim, saying that Israelis have no sovereign right to impose anything on the compound, and that "security" is just an ...

People Vikings sign DE Griffen to a 4-year extension through 2022
Author: 0 Vikings sign DE Griffen to a 4-year extension through 2022

The Vikings were 31st in total defense in 2013 and improved their ranking in each of the past three seasons. The 6-foot-3, 273-pound Griffen has been named to the Pro Bowl for the past two seasons. "I appreciate each day I step on the football field". "I was fortunate to sit behind Jared (Allen) for four years, so I don't have all the wear and tear on my body like the people who get thrown into the fire from the beginning, " Griffen said.

People Six dead, 16 rescued in Lagos building collapse
Author: 0 Six dead, 16 rescued in Lagos building collapse

Rescue workers looking for survivors watch as debris falls from a collapsed building in a densely populated neighbourhood in Lagos, Nigeria, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. The building, according to a source, was initially a three-storey building before another floor was added to increase the level of the structure. One of the residents, Yusuf Ali, blamed the collapse on greed by the landlords.

People School funding debate continues in special session
Author: 0 School funding debate continues in special session

Rather than arriving at the Capitol with their colleagues, state Reps. Rauner said he will use his veto in a constitutional way to remove money wrongly inserted in the bill for Chicago Public Schools teacher pensions. Two House Democrats boycotted to work on a service project for children. A school funding overhaul is required because the budget lawmakers approved says schools must get funding through an "evidence-based model".

People PM Narendra Modi conducts aerial survey of flood affected regions in Gujarat
Author: 0 PM Narendra Modi conducts aerial survey of flood affected regions in Gujarat

Over 15,700 flood affected people were evacuated by rescue teams in 21 districts, reports Hindustan Times . The road and rail network has also been affected in the region. Waterlogging at Palanpur railway station in GujaratRail traffic in both Gujarat and Rajasthan was hit because of the flooding. The Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express was forced to go back to Ahmedabad from Mehsana.

People 'Dancing with the Stars' courts Sean Spicer
Author: 0 'Dancing with the Stars' courts Sean Spicer

Well, the last part is just a joke, although others had the same idea. A source that Page Six calls a TV insider said Spicer's move to " Dancing with the Stars " "has legs", adding that DWTS reached out to him to inquire about it. People on Twitter had a field day with the image of Spicer dancing on a television set. Viewers will recall that current energy secretary and former Texas Gov.

People Senate Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Ex-Trump Campaign Chief Paul Manafort
Author: 0 Senate Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Ex-Trump Campaign Chief Paul Manafort

Manafort drew renewed attention recently due to the revelations about his involvement with Donald Trump Jr. Grassley and Feinstein said that they would still be willing to excuse Manafort from Wednesday's hearing "if he would be willing to agree to production of documents and a transcribed interview, with the understanding that the interview would not constitute a waiver of his rights or prejudice the committee's right to compel his testimony in the future".

People Israel removes holy site metal detectors as Muslims continue boycott
Author: 0 Israel removes holy site metal detectors as Muslims continue boycott

The metal detectors were installed after Arab gunmen killed two policemen from inside the shrine earlier this month. Sheikh Raed Dana, an imam of Al-Aqsa, told reporters near the Lions Gate entrance to the Old City, where most of the metal detectors had been placed, that the "picture until now is still unclear".

People BJP president Amit Shah to contest for Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat
Author: 0 BJP president Amit Shah to contest for Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat

Amit Shah is now MLA from Naranpura Assembly seat in Gujarat. Shah, now a legislator in Gujarat, will be making his debut in Parliament once he is elected, given the numbers the ruling BJP enjoys in the state assembly. With Shah in the fray, the Rajya Sabha poll is set to turn interesting in Gujarat as the Congress is already wary of cross-voting by 11 of its MLAs in the State during the presidential polls, last week and the quitting of its influential leader Shankar Singh Vaghela, who could ...

People Social media crash suspect Obdulia Sanchez plead not guilty
Author: 0 Social media crash suspect Obdulia Sanchez plead not guilty

An 18-year-old has been charged with gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and four other counts in a fatal crash that killed her sister and was captured live on her Instagram page, prosecutors announced Wednesday. Ceja told investigators she thought Sanchez may have been in shock when she started recording after the crash, the reports say. "They know nothing about her history, or her history in the foster care system, or that she was a victim of sex trafficking".

People Zika case confirmed in Hidalgo County
Author: 0 Zika case confirmed in Hidalgo County

No other locally-transmitted infections have been identified and there is no evidence of ongoing Zika transmission, leading officials to suspect that this may be an isolated case. NEA said it conducted preventive inspections - to detect and destroy any potential mosquito habitats - in the vicinity before the cluster was found.

People Eu to start legal action against Poland over law undermining judges' independence
Author: 0 Eu to start legal action against Poland over law undermining judges' independence

But the situation remains tense, with Duda on Tuesday signing into law one other judicial reform , while the government vowed to press on with the other two. "We can not yield to the pressure of the street and from overseas", she said, referring to days of protests in Warsaw and other Polish cities. The European superstate has been alarmed by proposed reforms of Poland's justice system which the EU says will hand far too much power over the courts to politicians.

People Cassie Sainsbury faces six years in Colombian prison
Author: 0 Cassie Sainsbury faces six years in Colombian prison

Details of the deal are set to be revealed when the 22-year-old next appears in court in Bogota, probably within 24 hours. She had been flagged as suspicious under a United States drug enforcement program. "It's going to be hard for her to do anything, because she's going to be labelled as "Cocaine Cassie". It could see her sentence cut from 20 years in prison to three and a half years, the newspaper reported.

People NIA likely to question Syed Ali Geelani
Author: 0 NIA likely to question Syed Ali Geelani

As per sources, police arrested Shah late yesterday evening. They include Geelani's son-in-law Altaf Ahmed Shah, three key aides Ayaz Akbar, Mehrajuddin Kalwal and Bashir Ahmad Bhat and Nayeem Khan and Shahid-ul-Islam, a close associate of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, seen as a moderate among separatists.

People Russian diplomat: new U.S. sanctions won't help to mend ties
Author: 0 Russian diplomat: new U.S. sanctions won't help to mend ties

It's not clear whether Trump will sign the bill. Indeed, that was the initial point of the bill, Democrats wanted to prevent Trump from removing any sanctions. The scrutiny has angered and frustrated the President, who calls the investigations a politically motivated witch hunt fuelled by Democrats who can not accept his upset win in last November's election against Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.