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Grass fire burning in East San Jose chars 40 acres

Calfire is assisting Santa Clara County fire crews with ground support and a Calfire helicopter making water drops. The flames were seen coming fairly close to at least one home, but no structures had been damaged or destroyed, fire officials said. Read More »

Trump congratulates new crown prince, raises Qatar row

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A royal decree removed Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, a 57-year-old nephew of the king, as next-in-line to the throne and replaced him with Mohammed bin Salman, 31, who was previously the deputy crown prince. The shuffle stripped Mohammed bin Nayef of his title as crown prince and interior minister, overseeing security. Bloomberg News reported that calculations by HSBC Holdings Plc predicting the kingdom's shares could see inflows of around $9 billion next year if the MSCI grants emerging ... Read More »

GOP health plan cuts Medicaid, ends penalties

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined by, from left, Sen. Republican senators complained about their party's secretive health care bill Wednesday, a day before GOP leaders planned to finally release their plan for erasing much of President Barack Obama's health care law. Read More »

Jeremy Maclin Was Released By Chiefs Via Voicemail

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Maclin had 44 catches for 536 yards and two touchdowns in 2016 after he had 87 receptions for 1,088 yards and eight touchdowns the season before. The release hit Maclin, Kansas City, and the National Football League world by surprise and Maclin wasn't too happy about it. Read More »

Brexit talks to focus on orderly exit

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Tory Prime Minister Theresa May had called for "parallel talks" on the UK's future relationship with the European Union - primary making early progress on a trade deal. "We are looking to unravel 43 years of patiently built relations". I am determined." Davis channelled Winston Churchill: "The pessimist see difficulty in every opportunity, the optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty. Read More »

Prince Philip admitted to hospital

Prince Charles will replace his father at the State Opening of Parliament . Zara Tindall kisses her grandfather Prince Philip at Royal Ascot on Tuesday. The queen is due to outline the government's legislative agenda in her speech. The prince said earlier this year that he would be retiring from his official duties later this year. Read More »

Ex-North Korea prisoner denounces death of American student

State department spokesperson Heather Nauert has said travel restrictions are on the table but a decision had not been taken yet. The death of U.S. But on Tuesday, Trump suggested that strategy had failed. President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are not expected to attend the funeral. Read More »

The US military just shot down another Syrian drone

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It is the fifth time in the past month the U.S. has struck at forces allied with the Syrian government in the area. The US believes it has the right to occupy a part of Syria and demands that a de-confliction zone around the town of Tanf in southwest Syria where there is a coalition training base for forces fighting the Islamic State not be entered by Syrian government forces. Read More »

Turkish foreign minister heads to Kuwait in Qatar crisis

He said directives issued by Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain to address the humanitarian needs of families with joint nationalities appeared to be inadequate, and his office had received reports of specific individuals being ordered to return home or to leave the country they are residing in. Read More »

Republicans win key United States congressional election

None of the special elections in Georgia previous year had more than a 15 percent voter turnout rate. Pundits labeled it a harbinger for the 2018 midterms, arguing a win by 30-year-old Democrat Jon Ossoff could signal a "blue wave" next November. Read More »

Tories plotting Theresa May's ouster: UK media reports

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Britain begins its Brexit negotiations this week in a much weaker position than it was just a month or so ago, though it was weaker than it seemed to imagine. Another senior party figure said allies of Boris Johnson were taking soundings from colleagues, which was playing quite badly with some MPs who are adamant that further Tory infighting would play badly with the public. Read More »

Clark pledges $1-billion in childcare spending

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In the face of looming defeat in the legislature, Clark said Thursday's throne speech will include a commitment to bring in a poverty-reduction plan - something she and her government have rejected for years. Amendments to the Liberals budget released in February also include new investments in mental health, Clark said. During the election, she said the NDP childcare plan was unaffordable and irresponsible. Read More »

Theresa May apologizes for response to Grenfell Tower fire

Anger and protests at the government and local authorities' handling of the tragedy have followed, with London Mayor Sadiq Khan calling the fire "a horrific incident". "She came in, came up to the mess and had a cup of tea with the watch and then she joined us for the minute's silence". A Scottish government ministerial working group set up in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster has agreed a series of actions to be taken, following its first meeting. Read More »

A victory for Donald Trump and Brian Mast in Georgia

This comes on top of the 7-point victory Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kan.) eked out in April's special election to replace current CIA Director Mike Pompeo. The fight to defeat President Trump's and the Republican majority's extreme agenda is more important than ever", he said. The former Georgia secretary of state won by nearly 4 points, beating Jon Ossoff , a 30-year-old documentary filmmaker and former congressional staffer - 51.9 percent to 48.1 percent. Read More »

Labor MP With Autistic Child Calls For Pauline Hanson's Apology

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Ms Husar fairly vibrated with rage as she told reporters Senator Hanson owed an apology to the estimated 164,000 Australians who have autism spectrum disorder. "I think it's a good start, $18.6 billion". "I believe it's not fair for children who are neurotypical children in classroom because they learn and develop by having autistic children in the classroom". Read More »

Human Rights Organization Wants Dennis Rodman Removed From Hall of Fame

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation is going after Dennis Rodman after the "murder" of Otto Warmbier, who died earlier this week days after being released from North Korea. His latest trip was last week, just hours after the release of Warmbier, an American college student who had been imprisoned with hard labor for trying to steal a propaganda banner. Read More »

Local group travels to Virginia vigil for death of Muslim teen

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Police on Wednesday said they can't conclusively determine whether Nabra Hassanen was sexually assaulted until the medical examiner's office completes its investigation, News4's Meagan Fitzgerald reported. Imam Mohamed Magid asked the public to give the family and friends space to grieve in private. Planners of numerous vigils encouraged attendees to bring flowers rather than candles to hold during the vigil. Read More »

Shiv Sena makes a U-turn, says yes to Kovind

If they had a problem with that, we wanted (eminent agriculturist) M.S. Swaminathan. The BJP chief's upcoming meeting with Thackeray assumes significance as Shiv Sena has threatened to take an "independent stand" in the presidential election and also in wake of the ongoing war of words between allies over issues like farm loan waiver and the possibility of snap polls in Maharashtra. Read More »

Officer Stabbed at Michigan Airport-Terrorism Suspected

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A USA official told CNN that, based on preliminary information, it appears Ftouhi has traveled between the United States and Canada multiple times. The suspect in custody is Amor Ftouhy, a 50-year-old Canadian man who legally entered the USA on June 16, an Federal Bureau of Investigation spokesman said in a press conference Wednesday evening. Read More »

Michigan airport evacuated; officer seen bleeding from neck

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A Quebec man entered an airport in MI on Wednesday, yelled " Allahu akbar " and stabbed a security officer in the neck, according to US federal prosecutors who said they are investigating the incident as an act of terrorism. "I think suffice it to say he has a hatred for the United States and a variety of other things..." Michigan State Police Lt. Mike Shaw said the officer stabbed Wednesday morning is Lt. Read More »

Mueller Meets With Lawmakers to Establish Dialogue

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The attorney did the rounds on the morning shows on Sunday, appearing on CNN's " State of the Union ", where he argued Trump is not under investigation, despite the president tweeting "I am being investigated" last week. He spoke on ABC's "This Week". "The tweet from the president was in response to the five anonymous sources purportedly leaking info to the Washington Post ". Read More »