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Special Counsel Robert Mueller is Investigating Flynn's Ties to Turkey


Special counsel Robert Mueller , who is probing the 2016 US election, asked the White House for records on former national security adviser Michael Flynn, US media reported Friday. According to the daily new yorker, the investigators have also interviewed witnesses to determine whether Mr. Flynn had received payments secrets on the part of the Turkish government towards the end of the election campaign of 2016. Read More »

13 injured in hazardous materials leak at California dock


The incident occurred on Sunday when concentrated industrial solvent began to leak from a 6,000-gallon container on a ship, according to media reports. 11 were treated and released and one worker and the firefighter were transported to a hospital with minor injuries, according to the Fire Department. Read More »

Australia's ruling party meets to resolve gay marriage rift

The Coalition will now try again to have a plebiscite - or national vote - on whether the law should be changed to allow same-sex marriage. Australia's ruling party will attempt to resolve bitter internal differences over gay marriage at a special meeting on Monday aimed at containing a rift that threatens the prime minister's leadership. Read More »

No BEST buses to ply on Monday


Mumbaikars had a harrowing time on Monday morning when the 3,800 buses operated by Bombay Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) stayed put in the depots to protest against salaries not being paid on time, according to media reports. The BEST administration issued a circular yesterday warning the employees of disciplinary action under the Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) if they go on strike. Read More »

Return son visits mother in Mumbai, finds her skeleton in bedroom


Police are under the assumption that it was an accidental death. The death remained undetected as the only two apartments on the top floor of the building belonged to the Sahanis and the woman lived alone on that floor. "Rituraj then called a key maker and got the door opened around 4.30 pm", the official said on Sunday. He told cops that the last time he had spoken with his mother was in April previous year when she reportedly informed him about moving to an old age home. Read More »

Ayesha Ahad again claims contracting marriage with Hamza


Ahad had claimed to have been married to Hamza Shahbaz in 2010 before she was unceremoniously abandoned by her alleged spouse. "I was tortured by Punjab police for disclosing our marriage". "Reacting to the accusations, Ms Ahad said she would file a Rs1 billion defamation suit against Rana Sanaullah for leveling 'serious allegations" against her. Read More »

RS polls: Congress MLAs return to Gujarat from Bengaluru amid high security


Before Vaghela broke ranks, the Congress had 57 MLAs in the 182-member House. "All our MLAs have decided not to go to their home even on this day of "Rakshabandhan" and be loyal soldiers of the Congress party ". "They don't trust them", Rupani told news agency ANI . Patel, political secretary to Congress president Sonia Gandhi , needs 45 votes to win. "We are sure of victory", he said. Read More »

Trump Eyes Stephen Miller To Replace Scaramucci as WH Communications Director

Miller is known to have a hardline view on immigration, is expected to be the latest beneficiary in a series of personnel reshuffles that Trump has been carrying out in in the six months since he assumed office. Anthony Scaramucci was sacked from his position as White House communications director just days into the job after he launched a searing foul-mouthed attack on his most senior colleagues, describing one as a "paranoid schizophrenic". Read More »

Communications Director Scaramucci Asked to Step Down

We can only hope that the calming influence the new chief of staff has will rub off on everyone in the White House , including and especially Mr. Trump. Scaramucci gets dragged out of the Oval Office by a giant hand as he professes his love for President Trump, and Steve Bannon (played brilliantly by "Broad City's" John Gemberling ) is caught with his trousers down behind the desk. Read More »

'Lasting implications' for small businesses affected by rail engineering works


Arjun Shan, 26, who arrived at 8am, said: "It was fine". South West Trains says it will only offer compensation on days when there has been "severe disruption" and "no alternative transport", as per its passengers' charter. Network Rail is urging passengers to travel at off-peak times - or even, if possible, work from home instead for the rest of August. But while many will welcome the much needed improvements to their service, they will be less happy about the reduced train service, ... Read More »

War crimes expert quits UN Syria inquiry


The independent worldwide commission of inquiry created in August 2011 brings together officials from different countries and seeks to investigate and record all violations of global law in the country under a mandate of the UN Human Rights Council. Read More »

J&K: 3 arrested in Amarnath pilgrim attack case


During the investigation three accused persons namely Bilal Ahmad Reshi, Aijaz Ahmad Wagay Zahoor Ahmad Sheikh have been arrested so far. "Abu Ismail, Mavya and Furqan, all Pakistani nationals, alongwith a local militant, identified as Yawar, carried out the attack on the Amarnath yatra bus on Srinagar-Jammu national highway in Anantnag on July 10", Mr Khan said. Read More »

SACP to support Zuma government in vote

As a ANC member I rationalised my votes believing a united ANC would eventually stand against the leader who has failed us. If the President does not resign, the ANC should recall him! The ANC is my political home. "Sure, there is a way of dealing with the president and his flops and that should effectively be dealt with inside the structures of the party", the leader said. Read More »

Trump national security adviser stresses North Korea threat


The sanctions ban North Korea's largest export, coal, along with exports of iron and iron ore, lead and lead ore and seafood. It also bans countries from bringing in more North Korean laborers and prohibits any new joint ventures with North Korea or new investments in current joint ventures. Read More »

Korea: No plans to meet S. Korea's foreign minister at ARF


All three countries' ministers are attending the Asean forum in Manila. North Korea was urged to contribute to the ARF vision as a participant of the ARF. In July Seoul proposed military talks with Pyongyang but the North refused to respond. About 1,150 South Korean firms invested in inter-Korean economic projects or entered into business deals with North Korea while inter-Korean relations remained good from 1998-2008 under South Korea's previous liberal administrations. Read More »

Pair Of Saints Avoid Close Call With Flesh-Eating Sea Lice


Jarrod Kanizay took to the waters off the Dendy Street beach with a pool net last night, hoping to figure out what underwater monstrosity nibbled on his son Sam's legs. Mr Kanizay said his son's injury "fascinated" all of the staff working in the emergency room at Sandringham Hospital. "What is really clear is these little things really love meat", he said of a video, shared with AAP , showing the bugs in a tray of water devouring chunks of meat. Read More »

Japan's new foreign minister tackles North Korea issue on int'l debut

The secretary also emphasized the importance of "enforcing" the latest UNSC resolution, adding that China's resolve to carry them out is crucial, he said. In a front page commentary on Monday, the overseas edition of the ruling Communist Party's official People's Daily said North Korea's open flouting of United Nations rules with its missile launches meant that it had to be punished, but sanctions had to be targetted to avoid hurting ordinary people or other countries. Read More »

Crisis at Temple Mount is about removing Israel, not metal detectors


The Old City complex, known as Haram al-Sharif to Muslims and Temple Mount to Jews, reopened in East Jerusalem after Israeli officials removed all security devices from the entrance of the site. The head of the Arab League warned that Israeli security measures at the Temple Mount, since removed, risk igniting a religious war. "Majority were injured from rubber bullets and gas", - said the representative of the organization IRAB al-Fuqaha. Read More »

China appeals for new North Korea talks


In the posting on Saturday, it said diplomats were told the USA "trumpeting" about war and its threat of sanctions only increased Pyongyang's "vigilance and courage", and justification for its tests. "This is the most stringent set of sanctions on any country in a generation", Haley told the council after the vote. North Korea is blamed for a "massive diversion of its scarce resources" toward the development of "nuclear weapons and a number of expensive ballistic missile programs", the ... Read More »

To save a man, Congress has risked a state in Gujarat


All the MLAs, who were staying at Bengaluru's Eagleton Resort, arrived at Kempegowda International Airport around 5am. Congress MLA and party's chief whip in the state Assembly Shailesh Parmar said the exact date and time of the MLAs return to Gujarat is not fixed yet, but sources said the legislators are likely to reach Ahmedabad on Sunday evening. Read More »

India promoting terrorism on western border as well: Asif


Asif also alleged that Pakistan's efforts to build friendly relations with Afghanistan were being hampered by India. "Pakistan is fighting terrorism for many decades and the armed forces are to be accredited for the successful curbing of violence and terror attacks across the country", he added. Read More »

Residents return home after crane collapse


Emergency services have evacuated a number of apartment blocks in the area following concerns the crane may shift. The incident has halted all trains running between Central Station and Turrella on the T2 Airport Line, a Transport Management Centre spokesman told Daily Mail Australia. Read More »

China Vows to Strictly Implement UN Resolutions on N. Korea


Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, who held separate meetings Sunday with Mr. Tillerson and with North Korea's top diplomat, publicly urged Pyongyang to "maintain calm" and "not violate the U.N.'s decision or provoke global society's goodwill by conducting missile launching or nuclear tests". Read More »

WW3: The UN Security Council "Gut Punched NKorea"


It's unclear how differently this approach will be received than it was five months ago when Tillerson traveled to Japan, South Korea, and China - a trip that ultimately failed to stop North Korea from its two ICBM tests. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the approval of new United Nations sanctions targeting North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs is a "very good outcome". Read More »