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Cindy weakens but still stirs weather over wide swath

Heavy downpours were expected in East Texas, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. That's the good news, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said in Baton Rouge. "I wouldn't say bullseye, but they have the best chance to see that type of rainfall - flash flooding rainfall", Morrow said of the communities that were ravaged by the thousand year flood of 2016. Read More »

GOP baseball practice shooting not related to terrorism


GJELTEN: Agent Slater said it appears Hodgkinson's decision to shoot up a Republican baseball practice was more spontaneous than planned. U.S. Majority Whip Steve Scalise remains hospitalized in serious condition but he's been talking and texting with family and coworkers as he recovers. Read More »

Moon: South Korea must be able to 'dominate' Pyongyang


During his stay in the South, Chang is expected to meet South Korean officials to discuss cooperation at the Winter Olympics. Last month, the North launched a missile that landed in the waters off the coast of Japan. Moon today revealed that the original diplomatic deal on THAAD , reached before his election, was to deploy a single launcher in 2017 and five additional launchers in 2018, but that the U.S. Read More »

Foltynewicz, Swanson lead Braves over Brewers 5-4

Cain doubled in two runs in the second, but he couldn't hold a 5-2 lead. Arcia hit a two-run double against Jose Ramirez in the eighth. Camargo had gone to a knee for a backhand stab of pinch-hitter Jesus Aguilar's hard-hit grounder in the eighth and threw to second base, starting an inning-ending double play. Read More »

India post 281 against England in Women's World Cup


Cricket is one game that is watched worldwide. On the other hand, English women's team skipper Heather Knight would definitely want to kickstart their world cup journey with a victory on their home soil. At Derby , against England , she brought up her 47th ODI fifty. In 2013, she played an wonderful knock of 107 runs against England . The Bengal pacer is also the highest wicket taker in the world in the limited overs formats. Read More »

Donald Trump Jr. Slams BBC Over 'Misleading' Jerusalem Terrorist Attack Headline


Hadas Malka , z'l, 23, was laid to rest overnight in Ashdod after being stabbed to death at the start of the Sabbath Friday in a terrorist attack by three PFLP operatives near the Damascus Gate entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem. On the other hand, Israeli authorities responded to the attack by revoking the visas of over half a million Palestinians which were previously granted in the observance of the Muslim Holy month of Ramadan and the upcoming holidays. Read More »

Russian Warships, Sub Launch Cruise Missiles at Daesh Targets in Syria - MoD

Russian Federation on Monday said it would stop using the so-called "deconfliction" line in response to a U.S. pilot shooting down a regime war plane in northern Syria, with Moscow accusing Washington of failing to issue a warning. The most recent such strikes were announced by the ministry on May 31, aimed at targets around Palmyra. "If it looks like they are making a concerted effort to move into ISIS-held areas, and if they show that they can do that, that is not a bad sign", Dillon ... Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo will reveal two offers in transfer meeting with Real Madrid

The top two teams advance to the semifinals. "It's an important game for the team, for the football club and for the fans", Vieira said. The prosecutor's office in Madrid last week revealed it had filed a lawsuit against the Portuguese player, although much of the attention has been taken away by Ronaldo's reported decision to leave Real Madrid . Read More »

North Korea: Otto Warmbier's death 'is a mystery to us'

South Korea has said the North bore responsibility for Warmbier's fate and US President Donald Trump has slammed his detention and eventual death as "a total disgrace". He recalled that the U.S. citizen, who had admitted his guilt, was sentenced by the court to hard labor "for subversive activities against North Korea". Read More »

The Great Muslim Civil War

Last weekend, for the first time , the US shot down a Syrian fighter jet that had dropped bombs near the SDF. The surprise massive missile strike destroyed command posts and large depots of armaments and ammunition of the IS terrorists near the Akerbat town in the Hama province, where an arsenal of gunmen was blown up after being hit by the Kalibr cruise missile, the ministry said. Read More »

Iran Calls Missile Attack on ISIS Targets in Syria a Wider Warning


As well as punishing "terrorists", it was meant to show that Iran is capable of projecting military power across the region, officials and experts said. The strike was seen as a threatening message to Iran's rivals in the region and elsewhere. It also raises questions about how U.S. President Donald Trump's administration, which had previously put Iran " on notice " for its ballistic missile tests, will respond . Read More »

Otto Warmbier's family hid his Jewishness to aid negotiations with North Korea

North Korea topped the agenda at the Diplomatic and Security Dialogue, which paired Tillerson and Mattis with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and General Fang Fenghui, chief of joint staff of the People's Liberation Army . President Donald Trump has been counting on China to use its economic leverage with North Korea's totalitarian government. Warmbier's treatment by the reclusive North Korean regime sparked strong condemnation in Washington , and inflamed already high tensions ... Read More »

OH senator lobbied North Korea for Otto Warmbier's release

In a briefing to journalists before the meeting, the State Department said the talks would focus on ways to increase pressure on North Korea, but also cover such areas as counterterrorism and territorial rivalries in the South China Sea . On Tuesday, a White House spokesman flagged more sanctions against North Korea following the death of Otto Warmbier , the college student who died shortly after being evacuated in coma after 17 months of detention in North Korea. Read More »

Modi to visit U.S. ; drones and F16 jets on agenda


That's according to a congressional aide and an industry representative speaking to The Associated Press. The Indian armed forces will be getting 22 American-made Guardian drones after the US cleared their sale ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Washington for his maiden meeting with US President Donald Trump . Read More »

Russia warships and sub fire cruise missiles at Syria: Moscow

Russian Federation has now declared an end to cooperation to prevent air clashes over Syria and asserted an intent to track and target aerial intruders in its area of operations west of the Euphrates. Trump's actions in Syria run counter to his campaign promises, said Daniel McAdams, executive director of the libertarian-leaning Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity in Washington , D.C. Read More »

North Korea Denies Responsibility in Warmbier's Death, Slams Washington

Warmbier was sent back to the a state of unresponsive wakefulness, according to doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. His family and others blamed North Korea for his condition. He was flown back to the a coma, after 17 months imprisonment, but North Korea deny any knowledge of how he became ill. Warmbier returned home to OH on June 13 with severe neurological injuries. Read More »

Medical Colleges: Reject Senate Health-Care Bill


Senate Republicans released their bill to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's healthcare law on Thursday, unveiling a proposal to slash taxes, rollback Medicaid spending, and end " Obamacare's " individual mandate requiring most Americans to have health coverage. Read More »

USA pushing China to rein in companies that deal with NKorea

The United States and China have agreed to engage in greater cooperation with respect to the war on terror, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a press conference on Wednesday after he and Defense Secretary James Mattis met with their Chinese counterparts. Read More »

Pentagon Chief Jim Mattis 'shocked' by low level of US military readiness


We still haven't got a strategy for Afghanistan . Mattis also said the Taliban were "surging" at the moment, something he said he meant to address, reported Reuters . Mattis said President Donald Trump was focused on stopping all terrorist funding, including what he called "grey funding". The Republican lawmaker also noted that three American soldiers were killed over the weekend due to new violence in Afghanistan . Read More »

Senate Health Bill: What You Need To Know

Hogan, a popular governor up for re-election next year, does not have direct influence over what is playing out in Washington and has largely avoided weighing in on national politics. Further, the Senate bill would limit Medicaid even more over time by tying the annual growth rate of those funds to standard inflation, rather than more generous index of medical inflation, starting in 2025. Read More »

Qatar Airways to buy 4.75 percent stake in American Airlines

Qatar Airways said it would not exceed this level without board approval and would "make all necessary regulatory filings " when required. American Airlines Chairman and CEO Doug Parker is blunt about how he views Qatar Airways proposal to buy up to ten percent of his airline. Read More »

Trump owes lenders at least S$436 million, disclosure shows


It generated $US37 million during the reporting period, an increase from the $US30 million that Trump reported a year ago. Trump reported liabilities of at least $110 million to Ladder Capital Corp, a commercial real estate lender with offices in New York , Los Angeles and Boca Raton, Florida . Read More »