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US Vice President Mike Pence Hires Watergate Veteran As Personal Lawyer

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Cullen, chairman of McGuireWoods LLP , served as Virginia attorney general and USA attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia before rising to the ranks of one of the most prominent law firms in the state. Last month, Mike Pence set up a leadership PAC. Officials with the PAC said when it was started that they meant to use it to help handle Pence's state-controlled assets such as voter file lists, donor and supporter lists that were used for his state governor's campaign. Read More »

London police ponder manslaughter in tower fire

She said London Fire Brigade had completed a joint inspection of the blocks with Camden Council technical experts and the council has chose to "temporarily decant" residents. While the new information provides details about the fire's source, McCormack said investigators are working to determine why the blaze spread so quickly and with such tragic effects. Read More »

Airport attacker tried, but failed, to buy gun in US — FBI officials

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Amor Ftouhi , 49, the Canadian man accused in Wednesday's attack, was charged with one count of committing an act of violence at an airport. The blood was coming from Neville , who was stabbed in the neck. He also expressed "hatred for the United States " in custody, Mr Gelios said. "We both can see the humor and see the wisdom on both sides of it". Neville, who has been with the airport since 2001 and became a lieutenant in 2006, spent the next 36 hours after surgery in a ... Read More »

North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ballistic missile, say US officials

The officials told Reuters they believed the test could be part of Pyongyang's programme to develop an inter-continental ballistic missile. North Korea has conducted five nuclear tests since 2006, including two a year ago. This technology can later use to create an Intercontinental missile capable of reaching the US West coast. 21 may, North Korea conducted a test of a ballistic medium-range missiles. Read More »

Macron and Merkel Back Tougher EU Approach on Trade

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Gamescom is today the world's largest event for computer and video games. Previous year it received more than 345,000 visitors; by comparison, E3 2017 (the first time the show was officially open to the public) had 68,400 attendees, up from 50,300 in 2016. Read More »

Police say Muslim girl's killing near Virginia mosque not hate crime

After Hassanen and her friends were approached by a motorist, later alleged to be Martinez Torres , all but Hassanen fled to a nearby mosque to seek refuge. "It appears the man got out of his auto and assaulted one of them", ADAMS said in a statement. Later, at about 15:00, police found the remains in a pond some three miles (five kilometres) from the scene of the incident, police said in a statement. Read More »

Flint airport terror attack suspect spits at guard before hearing

In a media release, the Flint Islamic Center wrote they were praying for Neville's recovery and offered to help his family as he heals - the officer's condition was upgraded from critical to stable Wednesday afternoon. Investigators have no information to suggest that the suspect received any training, Gelios said. Ftouhi legally entered the U.S.at Champlain, New York , on June 16 and made his way to the Flint airport Wednesday morning, Gelios said. Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise Transferred Out of the ICU

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Scalise, R-La., is the No. 3 House Republican, the "whip" responsible for counting votes and getting lawmakers to cast votes. "When he arrived, he was in critical condition with an imminent risk of death", Sava said at a briefing on the congressman's condition. Read More »

Fidget spinners named among possible summer hazards for kids

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W.A.T.C.H. President Joan Siff in a news release issued this warning: "Do not be lulled into a false sense of security that a toy is safe simply because it is popular". Eight-year-old Tom Wuestenberg plays with a fidget spinner in a park in NY on May 23, 2017. They say a girl in Texas choked while playing with a Fidget device and had to have a part of the toy removed from her esophagus. Read More »

'Islamic State'-allied militants attack village in the Philippines

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Militants holed up in Marawi were cornered and their firepower was flagging, the military said on Thursday, estimating the number of remaining fighters at just over 100, and all within a 1 square kilometer area. Allegedly, the fighters taking control of the school belong to the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF), one of four groups in the southern Philippines that have pledged their alliance to ISIS. Read More »

Russian navy launches missile strikes at ISIS targets In Syria

This was followed by another major American military action that took place against the Syrian government: to punish a nerve gas attack in April that killed civilians. official said Friday, days after Moscow said it was severing the connection. However, it did not say when the missiles were launched. On Monday, Moscow accused the United States of issuing a warning before a USA jet shot down a Syrian warplane on Sunday after which it suspended its communication channel with the U.S. Read More »

Iran misses targets in missile attack on Syria

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The official added that the strike was in "self-defense". It added: "This is the same location where another pro-regime UAV dropped munitions near Coalition forces before it was shot down, June 8". The IRGC claimed that the strike was in retaliation for the terrorist attack which killed 17 civilians in Tehran earlier this month, but many have speculated that the Regime planned the terror attack themselves in order to gain sympathy from the worldwide community as the victims were mainly ... Read More »

Kovind files nomination, accompanied by PM Modi

In the first set, proposer Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be present alomg with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Mr. Kovind filed three sets of nomination papers. BJP President Amit Shah and party veterans LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi were present during the filing of nominatons. The second nomination was filed in Hindi, endorsed by Shah and other leaders. Read More »

EU's Tusk says British offer on expats' rights 'below expectations'

After a string of small-scale terrorist attacks in European capitals this week, the EU leaders also agreed to join efforts seeking to curb online extremism and crack down on Europeans who go overseas to fight jihad. German Chancellor Angela Merkel called May's offer a " good start " but warned there were still many other obstacles to overcome before Britain's departure from the EU. Read More »

Yoga travels the world

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Donning a white t-shirt and loose pants, Modi also performed asanas along with over 50,000 yoga enthusiasts braving early morning drizzles. Social media was flooded with pictures of yoga, the country's signature cultural export, being performed in various places including an Indian Navy submarine and the landing deck of an aircraft carrier."It is not only the world's longest serving aircraft carrier but also the world's longest-serving warship". Read More »

France's Macron to stop push for Assad's departure

De Sarnez has been replaced by Nathalie Loiseau, director of the prestigious ENA school of government where many of France's political elite have studied, including Macron. May will present a more detailed proposal to her national parliament on Monday. Danish food and agricultural exports to Britain could fall by nearly 50 percent after Brexit even if Britain agrees a free trade deal with the European Union, a study commissioned by the Danish government found. Read More »

CISF celebrates International Yoga Day

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ITBP personnel celebrated yoga at various locations across India, including Himachal Pradesh's Kullu, Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon District, Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district. "I am happy to see so many Yoga institutes being opened over the last three years. Yoga is a medium to achieve wellness", Prime Minister Modi said. Read More »

Kovind files nomination for Presidential election

The nomination is set to be a big affair with most BJP-led NDA Chief Ministers, besides the heads of some other parties supporting his candidature, expected to be present when Kovind files his nomination papers. JD (U ) spokesperson K C Tyagi said it was an NDA event and there was no reason for his party's presence there. However, Dinakran, who claims that he was still very much active in the party despite being sidelined, today "cleared" the air by issuing a statement that he extended his ... Read More »

Kushner-Abbas Meeting 'Tense and Strained'

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Nabil Shaath, a senior advisor to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, read a speech on Abbas' behalf at the annual Herzliya security conference near Tel Aviv. Earlier this month, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson walked back a statement that the PA had agreed to end its payments to terrorists' families. At the same time, it is understood that the USA does not want to impose preconditions that would prevent a resumption of substantive peace efforts. Read More »

Senators Roberts, Moran react to health care overhaul

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Analysis shows that both the House and Senate versions of Trumpcare would strip coverage from millions and would make existing insurance policies worse and more expensive for almost all Americans. "It's every bit as bad as the House bill". KODJAK: Several Republican senators have already said they oppose the bill, so it's unclear whether any of these proposals will become law. Read More »

Israel starts work on new settlement amid USA peace push

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But the official said any peace deal "will take time" and likely require "many visits by both Mr. Kushner and Mr. Greenblatt" to the region. Amichai will be the first entirely new state-approved settlement constructed in the Palestinian territories since the Israeli-Palestinian Oslo peace accords were signed in 1993, although illegal outposts have been constructed in that period and other settlements have expanded. Read More »

Medical Groups Hate the 'Literally Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

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Speak out against ObamaCare repeal bill Obama put cyber weapons in Russian infrastructure that Trump can activate: report Trump questions special counsel Mueller's objectivity MORE urged supporters on Friday to "speak out" against Senate Republicans' healthcare overhaul bill, casting the matter as a choice of "people over politics". Read More »