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People Trump comment concerns black police official
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The comment, now described by the White House as a joke, angered some police who said it only served to dial back progress they'd made with the people they serve. New York Police Department Commissioner James O'Neill condemned the president's remarks as "irresponsible and "unprofessional". "Not surprisingly, ( Trump's ) comments have been completely taken out of context by the racially exclusive and divisive profiteers seeking to call into question his support of all law abiding citizens ...

People Scaramucci falsely listed as dead in Harvard Law School alumni directory
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New Chief of Staff John Kelly forced Scaramucci's resignation Monday after he unleashed an expletive-filled rant in a phone conversation with New Yorker reporter Ryan Lizza. Reports of Anthony Scaramucci's demise have been greatly exaggerated. "This is what's great about Donald Trump: Every time he does anything, you could find a tweet that contradicts it, 100 percent", Kimmel said on " Jimmy Kimmel Live! ".

People Four killed in shooting at Moscow court
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The five suspects were among nine who went on trial past year over a series of high-profile drive-by shootings around Moscow's ring road. The group got its name after the violent computer game, as it was accused of murdering drivers on roads near the Russian capital.

People Pentagon still awaiting White House direction on transgender policy change
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Before adopting its new policy in 2016, the military subjected the issue to exhaustive review, conferring with medical experts, examining all available data, and studying the experiences of other countries. Trump's ban, posted to Twitter Wednesday rather than any formal announcement, drew bipartisan denunciations and threw now serving transgender soldiers into limbo.

People Joe Arpaio found guilty of criminal contempt
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And the Obama Justice Department came at the man often called America's "toughest sheriff" with a vengeance - even though Arpaio and the residents of Maricopa County he was sworn to protect were living the effects of the lax enforcement of US immigration laws.

People BBCI: Afghan mosque blast 'kills many'
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He said around 30 people had been injured and casualty numbers were likely to rise. Some of the injured are said to be in critical condition. The bus was struck as it passed through a busy area of the city that is home to many Shia Hazara Muslims, a persecuted ethnic community.

People Alabama jailbreak: 11 of 12 inmates recaptured
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The sheriff's office hasn't said how the men escaped, and a sheriff's spokesman didn't return a message seeking comment. Multiple law enforcement agencies have joined the Walker County Sheriff's Office in searching for the escapees by ground and air.

People Latest fight at Illinois Capitol threatens money for schools
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Bruce Rauner . Illinois' education funding formula was called one of the most inequitable in the nation in 2015 by The Education Trust , a nonprofit advocacy organization, saying too much money goes to wealthy districts. "I have a hard time believing that the way I believe that the Governor will (amendatory veto) this, that everyone will realize that we need to support our school children", said Brady.

People Oscar-nominated actor Sam Shepard dies at 73
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Don Cheadle, the 52-year-old actor also paid homage to the late actor by writing, "Literally bumped into Sam Shepard many years ago, both of us on our way to see Pillow Man on Broadway ". Funeral services will be private and Boneau asked fans to respect the family's privacy. Shepard is survived by his three children, including Hannah Jane, 31, and Samuel Walker, 30, from his longtime romance with actress Jessica Lange .

People Arvind Panagariya resigns as NITI Aayog Vice Chairman
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He said he had two months ago expressed his desire to the prime minister, who is also the chairperson of NITI Aayog, to be relieved by 31 August. Modi chose him to head the new think tank to decide policies for accelerating India's growth after his government dismantled the Soviet-style Planning Commission that functioned for 64 years.

People May: No freedom of movement from European Union after 2019
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Cable retorted: "If the foreign secretary is working so closely with the chancellor, can he confirm that he supports the chancellor's call for a three-year transitional deal with continued free movement of labour?" The plan outlined by Hammond reflects a major shift in the government's thinking since Prime Minister Theresa May lost her parliamentary majority in an election in June.

People GOP Lawmakers to Target Tax Reform Over August Recess
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He joined Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at a business-backed event at the Newseum to kick off a GOP-led push for House and Senate action this fall. But Senate Democrats hope that Republicans will be wary of an aggressive push on taxes flollowing last week's dramatic failure of the GOP effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

People Danilo Gallinari Suffers Thumb Injury After Punching Opponent in Face
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The 6-foot-9 Kok , who played college basketball at San Diego, appeared to strike Gallinari in the head with a forearm when boxing him out. Gallinari will be sidelined for the Eurobasket tournament, however. He is expected to make a full recovery and no surgery is expected, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN . He signed a three-year, $63 million contract with the Clippers earlier this offseason.

People Turkey opens trial of almost 500 defendants over failed coup
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The trial is one of dozens that are under way in Turkey in relation to the failed putsch that resulted in about 250 deaths in July 2016. Former air commander Akin Ozturk is among the suspects who are charged with crimes ranging from violating the constitution, murder, attempting to overturn the government, managing an armed terrorist organization, seizing military bases, attempting to assassinate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and deprivation of liberty.

People Swimmer Missing Off Smith Point Beach
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Witnesses said they saw Kadlec emerge from the water naked, with several pieces of clothing left in a pile on the beach , according to ABC 7 . An autopsy will be conducted to positively identify the woman, police said. A lifeguard found her body after the U.S. Coast Guard called off the search for her around 11:50 p.m. White then disappeared under the water before help arrived.

People Clinton evacuated as Elephant Hill fire continues to grow
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Residents of that area were being evacuated to Quesnel, via Baezaeko Road to Nazko Road. While many people have returned to the 100 Mile and Williams Lakes areas, some have not due to health risks posed by the poor air quality. In the past few days, he said firefighters have had to stop work after off-road vehicles went into active fire areas. There are now 151 wildfires burning and according to the B.C.

People Ceremony to mark 100 years since Battle of Passchendaele
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Alongside the Duchess of Cambridge and Philippe and Mathilde, the King and Queen of the Belgians, the Prince and a crowd of more than 4,00 people watched as poppies fluttered from the rooftops at the Menin Gate. The memorial included performances by the National Youth Choir of Scotland, and is set to end with the Last Post on a lone bugle, whose strains have been heard every evening since 1928.

People Witton rape: Man charged over sexual assault of teenager in Birmingham
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A man has been charged with rape after a 14-year-old girl was attacked twice on the same night. Both men, ages 27 and 37, are accused of raping the teen, British Transport Police said in a news release. Detectives are still searching for a suspect, described as a thick set Asian man of about 5ft 6in and with large biceps, in connection with the second attack.

People Russian Federation orders cut in U.S. diplomats in reaction to sanctions
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Late on Friday , the White House issued a statement saying Trump would sign the bill after reviewing the final version. The legislation specifies that President Trump can't ease the sanctions without congressional approval. "The personnel of the US diplomatic missions in Russia will be cut by 755 people and will now equal the number of the Russian diplomatic personnel in the United States, 455 people on each side", Putin said .

People Iowa aggressively curtails lengthy juvenile prison sentences
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Iowa began resentencing juvenile lifers in 2012 after the U.S. Supreme Court concluded that mandatory life without parole for offenders under 18 is unconstitutional and should be rare. The ruling was made retroactive past year. Malvo's attorney, James Johnston, in June asked a Maryland judge to do the same, arguing that even though Malvo's life-without-parole sentence was discretionary, he deserves a new hearing that would allow a judge to adequately consider his age and circumstances at the ...

People Health care doesn't have to be this hard
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A frequent occurrence these days, President Trump made his feelings known via Twitter after the Senate failed to pass the "skinny repeal" of the Affordable Care Act . It is infuriating that 52 Republicans and 48 Democrats couldn't put their egos aside to get this done for the American people. But interviews with a half-dozen operatives and officials who operate in the grassroots space across the country reveal serious concerns about 2018 enthusiasm across the board if the party can't ...

People Fallout from Obamacare repeal vote failure: Darcy cartoon
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Shortly after the Senate adjourned for the night, McCain released a statement explaining why he chose to vote the way he did. The vote on the straight "repeal and delay" Wednesday afternoon followed a failure Tuesday evening to pass more comprehensive "repeal and replace" legislation that GOP Senate leaders had recently crafted.

People Temperatures to remain around normal today
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Highs will be in the upper 80s with a 50 percent chance of rain. Tonight: Showers. Lows in the upper 60s. A year ago on July 28, the high was 78 and the low was 60. Saturday , there is a chance of thunderstorms with a high of 83 and a low of 60. Sunday: Sunny, hot and dry with a high of 94. Winds will shift to the northeast at 5-15 miles per hour.

People Govt extends income tax returns filing deadline to August 5
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Here are six type of incomes which are most likely to get missed while filing returns. The tax payer is liable to mention them and pay the tax applied on them. "The last date for filing of Income Tax Returns (ITR) remains July 31". Filling the form with correct personal details is essential to achieve a flawless e-filing process you must furnish the accurate personal details like your postal address, date of birth, status, email ID, mobile number etc.

People Abe stresses 3-way cooperation after N. Korea missile launch
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un boasted of his country's ability to strike any target in the U.S. after the ICBM test that weapons experts said could even bring NY into range - in a major challenge to Trump. While both were considered to be ICBMs by the US and South Korean military, the Russian assessment is that they were intermediate range missiles (IRBM), meaning that they are not capable of hitting the US.

People Kabul attack: Gunfire after explosions hit Afghan capital
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Police officials said the auto bomb exploded outside the embassy, followed by an attempt by gunmen to enter the building. A gun battle is underway at the site of the attack, a police spokesman said. Last week's attack was claimed by the Taliban. Last Monday a suicide vehicle bomb killed at least 30 people in a mainly Shia district of Kabul .

People Trump to sign bill for new sanctions on Russian Federation
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Russia gave the United States until September 1 to cut its diplomatic staff in Russia to 455 people, the number of Russian diplomats left in the United States after Washington expelled 35 Russians in December because of the alleged election hacking.

People Darjeeling: Policemen, pro-Gorkhaland supporters injured in fresh clashes
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Pro-Gorkhaland supporters had on Saturday clashed with the police during which, the GJM had claimed, one of its supporters suffered a bullet injury. "If they continue to be a silent spectator even after August 8, we will further intensify our agitation and spread it in the Terai and Dooars region more rigorously", Tamang said.

People Sharad Yadav breaks silence, terms JD(U)-BJP alliance in Bihar 'unfortunate'
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Meanwhile, commenting on the alliance with BJP and forming the government in Bihar , JD (U) leader Sharad Yadav said, "I don't agree with the decision in Bihar, it's unfortunate". "In the context of the build-up to the 2019 parliamentary elections, Anwar said it was "good" that Nitish joined the BJP-led NDA in 2017 and not around 2019".

People Khaqan Abbasi files nomination papers for PM
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Pakistan's lawmakers will elect a new prime minister Tuesday to replace ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif , with ruling party stalwart Shahid Khaqan Abbasi expected to become interim leader until Sharif's own brother is eligible. Talking to newsmen after submitting his papers, Abbasi expressed that his party would emerge victorious with a wide majority adding that the policies in place before 1230 PM Friday, would be continued.

People Exploding Package That Critically Injured Landlord Was Meant For Gang Member
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The explosion, which was reported around 4:15 p.m., left behind "substantial evidence", he said. It's not known what was inside the package. "When I got out there, there was a neighbor across the street they had ran to aid him and they put towels around him to put the fire out, and someone called 911, and the firemen were on the scene first", a neighbor said.

People US bombers fly in S. Korea after North's 2nd ICBM test
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South Korea had earlier deployed two such units but the rest were delayed due to environmental concerns.The U.S. has also used sanctions as a tool to contain North Korea , but it doesn't seem to have deterred Pyongyang so far. China urged North Korea to respect United Nations Security Council resolutions. Tensions between North Korea and the USA have mounted since Donald Trump took office as President.

People Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in US
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Lawmakers said they also made adjustments so the sanctions on Russia's energy sector didn't undercut the ability of USA allies in Europe to get access to oil and gas resources outside of Russian Federation. The US embassy denounced the move but didn't comment further. ".The election of the USA president, it is not our business, and it is not up to us to assess what he does in this very senior post , that's up to the U.S.