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Taoiseach Criticises Trump's Plan To Ban Transgender Military Personnel

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He didn't bother to let the Joint Chiefs of Staff know about his intentions. Burke notes that the office of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is "working to quickly discern the President's intent". RAND found those costs would total no more than $8 million per year. An execution of the President's ban would immediately put approximately over 15,500 active-duty transgender service members at risk of losing their jobs not to mention the shock and outrage it would bring to their fellow ... Read More »

La voie se dégage pour la reprise de GM&S

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Bercy a accusé PSA de refuser de " participer " au financement de la modernisation du site , une accusation démentie par le constructeur, même s'il promet moins que demandé par le repreneur potentiel. " Le tribunal n'a que deux options, soit il liquide, soit il prolonge une dernière fois la poursuite d'activité parce qu'il a une offre ficelée à étudier ", résumait M Jean-Louis Borie, l'avocat des salariés. Read More »

Solar Senior Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:SUNS) Announces $0.12 Monthly Dividend

Solar Capital (SLRC) traded up 0.37% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $21.87. Solar Senior Capital ( NASDAQ : SUNS ) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Solar Senior Capital Ltd . (NASDAQ:SUNS) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday, July 5th. Read More »

US Police Blast Trump's Apparent Endorsement of Excessive Force

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I said, "Please don't be too nice, ' " Trump said, mentioning observing the prisoners" heads being shielded. Peoples Power Assembly staged an emergency rally at 1 Police Plaza before marching to City Hall seeking justice for Eric Garner, Michael Brown & others killed by police. Read More »

Reuters Poll: Majority Of Americans Want GOP To Forget Health Care Reform

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The Republican leadership had been trying to pass the bill by using the budget reconciliation process, which allows legislation to pass with a simple majority if it meets certain requirements, including reducing the budget deficit. He's a war hero because he was captured. For many younger activists and legislators, the push to undo the ACA with just 51 Senate votes is less a cautionary tale than a model of how to bring about universal coverage. Read More »

Trump says China 'does nothing' to thwart North Korea's nuclear ambitions

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The US Army said they conducted a live-fire exercise using surface-to-surface missiles with the Souoth Korean military. July 29:North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un has issued a fresh challenge to President Donald Trump by launching another sophisticated missile test that could potentially hit the entire United States, North Korea's state news agency said. Read More »

Al-Shabab attacks African Union convoy, kills 8

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The African Union Mission of Somalia (AMISOM) confirmed the attack on its twitter page saying that members of the Somali National Army and AMISOM convoy securing the Beladamini-Bulomarer Main Supply Route (MSR) came under an IED attack and ambush this morning. Read More »

Police Depts Push Back On Trump: We Don't 'Condone' Abuse Of Prisoners

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He described the precautions typically taken by police where they place a hand over a suspect's head while they're being put into a police auto to protect them. "We're going to enforce our laws, protect our borders and support our police like our police have never been supported before". Gainesville's department said it "rejects these remarks and continues to serve with respect". Read More »

USA sanctions Bill targets Russia, Iran and North Korea

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Moscow ordered the United States on Friday to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff and said it would seize two USA diplomatic properties as a response to new US sanctions that were approved almost unanimously by both the House of Representatives and the Senate. Read More »

Donald Trump Encourages Police To "Not Be So Nice" When Arresting Suspects

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Soon after the President's speech, the County Police said in a statement that "it has strict rules and procedures relating to the handling of prisoners". These laws are stacked against you. The president was in his home state talking about the fight against violent gangs like MS-13. "I said, 'Please don't be too nice, '" he said. Read More »

US says cuts to diplomatic staff in Russia 'uncalled for'

Senators voted 98-2 in favour of the bill, which also imposes new sanctions on Iran and North Korea, while representatives voted 419-3. Both were veto-proof numbers. The sanctions bill is also the only substantial piece of legislation congress has so far managed to bring to his desk since his January inauguration. Read More »

Gainesville PD rejects Trump's remarks about treatment of suspects

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Two days after President Donald Trump advised police to not "be too nice" while delivering a speech on Long Island, the Boston Police Department is responding. However, this attitude isn't exactly shared by police officers around the country, and Gainesville Police Department's rejection of Trump's speech has gone viral. Read More »

John Kelly brings military bearing to White House staff

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Priebus traveled with Trump earlier in the day to an appearance in Brentwood, New York. "I'll be very curious to see what General Kelly, our new chief of staff, says on Monday about that very thing when we walk into a senior staff meeting", she went on to say. Read More »

Heat wave rolls in with 100-degree days starting Tuesday

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Environment Canada is forecasting heat as high as 35 C by Thursday, although other forecasters say the temperatures could climb even higher. Overnight lows of 65 to 75 degrees will provide little nighttime relief. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of hot temperatures is expected. These hot temperatures are likely to create a risky situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Read More »

178 migrants rescued in abandoned trailer in Mexico

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They were abandoned near a highway in the city of Ozuluama, Veracruz. Realizing what had happened to them, the migrants entered the town and enlisted the aid of locals. "According to the testimony of migrants, the alleged traffickers, who used the Veracruz-Tampico route, in order to reach the United States, abandoned the migrants in the wilderness, where they were forced to hide in the bushes" without food or water, the immigration institute said. Read More »

Up in the air on health care

The ambitious idea, discussed on the congressional backbenches and among activists, is not embraced by Democratic leaders. "We should look at reinsurance", said Senate minority leader Charles Schumer (D) of NY in a press conference Friday, pointing to a Democratic bill that would make this backstop for insurers permanent. Read More »

North Korea Claims US Mainland Within Striking Range After Missle Test

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Meanwhile, North Korea has also successfully launched its intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) which puts the entire United States within the striking range of Pyongyang . In response to the test, the USA and South Korea also conducted a military exercise later on Friday, using surface-to-surface missiles. 'If called upon, we are ready to respond with rapid, lethal, and overwhelming force at a time and place of our choosing, ' General Terrence J. Read More »

KU wide receiver LaQuvionte Gonzalez dismissed from team for rule violation

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His 62 catches past year were second most on the team. He was also a threat on kickoffs, averaging 21.46 yards per return, including a 99-yard touchdown against Ohio. The Jayhawks report for preseason camp Monday with practice and media availability beginning Tuesday. But with Gonzalez gone, Kansas likely will need Alabama transfer Daylon Charlot and others to become significant contributors. Read More »

Scaramucci: Let Priebus Explain He's 'Not a Leaker'

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He credited Priebus with revitalizing the RNC and served Trump as chief of staff "capably and passionately". "They'll all be fired by me", Scaramucci told the magazine. "I don't think that's in infinite supply. I've done nothing wrong on my financial disclosures, so they're going to have to go f**k themselves". Scaramucci then tweeted that someone had illegally leaked financial information about him, conspicuously mentioning Priebus' Twitter handle. Read More »

Newgarden dominates for 2nd straight IndyCar win

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It means he is eight points behind Newgarden and one behind second-placed Helio Castroneves. That will be Newgarden's first IndyCar race with the series lead. "We just made some improvements on it, made the right steps through the session, some (changes) session to session", said Hunter-Reay, who has finished third (Iowa Speedway) and sixth (streets of Toronto) in the past two races. Read More »

Amit Shah to contest Rajya Sabha polls from Gujarat

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The board also made a decision to renominate Union textile minister Smriti Irani. Union minister Smriti Irani will also contest the Rajya Sabha polls from Gujarat from where she is already an MP and her term ends on August 18. Tribal leader of the party from Mandla in Madhya Pradesh Ms Sampatiya Uikey will contest the Rajya Sabha bye-poll from state. With Venkaiah Naidu being fielded as vice-presidential nominee, Manohar Parrikar moving to Goa as State Chief Minister and Anil Madhav Dave's ... Read More »