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Global Media Poland's lawmakers to vote for judicial reforms defying protests
Author: 0 Poland's lawmakers to vote for judicial reforms defying protests

President Donald Trump visited the country and praised its commitment to freedom and democracy, speaking to "an audience of close to 15,000 enthusiastic, flag-waving Poles-many of them bused in by Poland's ruling right-wing" party. Szydlo insisted the government will not bow to pressure "from Polish or from foreign defenders of the interest of the elites ". The new law is part of the ruling party's drive to reorganize all levels of Poland's judiciary.

Author: 0 Trump says Comey tried to 'leverage' dossier

Donald Trump (L) said he thinks Comey told him about the dossier -which Trump dismissed as "made-up junk" - to suggest he had something to hold over the president. According to Comey's testimony, Trump called him earlier this year to tell him he was not involved with "hookers" in Russian Federation. According to the Times , the president "expressed discontent" with Rosenstein, who was tasked with appointing the special counsel to oversee the Russian Federation probe earlier this year.

Global Media USS Fitzgerald Was Likely At Fault in Collision
Author: 0 USS Fitzgerald Was Likely At Fault in Collision

It's also not clear if the crew ever called the commanding officer to come to the bridge. Initial findings suggest that the Fitzgerald crew not only did not acknowledge the ship was approaching, but sailors also failed to perform their duties in order to stop the impact, which left a large gash in the side of the destroyer measuring about 200 feet.

Global Media IL unemployment rate up slightly despite job growth
Author: 0 IL unemployment rate up slightly despite job growth

Braun said. Maui County's 3.4% unemployment rate for June was slightly higher from last month's 3% rate and down from the 3.7% rate reported at the same time a year ago. California has tended to grow faster than the rest of the country since 2012, but as the job market has tightened, businesses in the state have started taking on fewer new workers each month.

Global Media Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forces
Author: 0 Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forces

The United States in a statement confirmed that the airstrike on the Security Forces compound happened during a USA -supported operation against Taliban insurgents in the area. Grishk police chief, Mohammad Ismail Khpalwak, said over ten members of the police force were killed in the strike. It wasn't immediately clear if they had been kidnapped or whether they had escaped.

Global Media Filipino president says will never visit 'lousy America'
Author: 0 Filipino president says will never visit 'lousy America'

At a July 20 hearing before the U.S. Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, Human Rights Watch Deputy Director Phelim Kine presented his case to continue the ban on firearms sales, due to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial "war on drugs", which Kine characterized as a "human rights calamity".

Global Media Use 'friends' to resolve Kashmir issue: Farooq Abdullah; BJP, Cong unimpressed
Author: 0 Use 'friends' to resolve Kashmir issue: Farooq Abdullah; BJP, Cong unimpressed

Deputy Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Nirmal Singh condemned Abdullah's statement. Soldiers fired after some rocks hit iron shutters of shops that were closed owing to a general strike in Kashmir, witnesses said. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi reiterated his charge on Friday that the Modi government's policies are "burning" Jammu and Kashmir, asserting that no third party intervention was required to resolve India's internal matters.

Author: 0 Sean Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary Amid Scaramucci Appointment

In a brief statement read out by Sanders, a combative Trump said: "We have accomplished so much and (been) given credit for so little". Scaramucci also is addressing reporters at the White House. I understand that they are the kinds of faces the kinds of fires that Donald Trump wanted to infuse the image of his White House. Scaramucci also knocked Trump for "the way he talks about women" and for his "big mouth".

Global Media Two Israelis stabbed to death in West Bank settlement: army
Author: 0 Two Israelis stabbed to death in West Bank settlement: army

The attack in Neve Tsuf, north of Ramallah, came after a day of clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces over new security measures at a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site. At least 400 people were hospitalized, the ministry reported. The attack on Thursday afternoon is the fourth attempted Palestinian attack against an Israeli target in the West Bank in the last two weeks.

Author: 0 Senate ref flags key parts of GOP health bill plan

There is no way the anti-abortion advocates who are a powerful force in the Republican Party will support passage of a bill without either of these provisions attached-unless they are somehow given a different option not subject to a Democratic filibuster, which will be very hard to find.

Global Media Chief: No problems with Minneapolis cop's training
Author: 0 Chief: No problems with Minneapolis cop's training

Betsy Hodges, the mayor of Minneapolis, has been sharply critical of the fact that even though every patrol officer in Minneapolis wears a body camera , neither officer present when Damond was fatally shot late Saturday activated theirs, preventing authorities from having potentially key footage of what happened .

Global Media Sean Spicer resigns, Sarah Huckabee Sanders takes up post as press secretary
Author: 0 Sean Spicer resigns, Sarah Huckabee Sanders takes up post as press secretary

He told CNN on Friday that he resigned out of a desire "to give the President and the new team a clean slate". Scaramucci is the third person to be offered the White House communications director job since Trump was elected. Scaramucci is a frequent defender of the president on television and was a fixture at Trump Tower during Trump's transition. The Associated Press reports an official said Spicer "objected to Trump's vision for the future of the press operation".

Global Media CBO: Latest GOP Health Care Bill Could Lead to 22M More Uninsured
Author: 0 CBO: Latest GOP Health Care Bill Could Lead to 22M More Uninsured

The new analysis is another blow to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , who added $70 billion in additional funding meant to help shore up the existing markets in the hopes it would improve the long-term impacts of the bill. The new bill would also dramatically increase premiums in the individual market: They would be 25% higher than under current law in 2018, and reach almost 100% by 2026.

Global Media Man arrested after 2 slayings across 2 MI counties
Author: 0 Man arrested after 2 slayings across 2 MI counties

Earlier on Friday, undersheriff Mark Lillywhite of the St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department said police were searching for a male suspect, who fled from two murder cases committed on Thursday evening. One of the front tires is a full-sized spare. "Patten is 5'11" tall and weighs about 185 pounds. They believe Patten, who should be considered armed and risky, then drove to Constantine and shot a man there.

Global Media Trump picks IN ag secretary, adviser for USDA posts
Author: 0 Trump picks IN ag secretary, adviser for USDA posts

Indiana Agriculture Secretary Ted McKinney is U.S. President Donald Trump's pick for Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs, a new position created this May in the U.S. Senate seat in 2014. Clovis has no such training or experience , and is therefore legally and scientifically unqualified to direct almost $3 billion a year in research grants and ensure that research supported by and scientific advice provided to the department is "held to the highest standards of ...