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Global Media US Senate panel summons Trump's ex-campaign manager Manafort
Author: 0 US Senate panel summons Trump's ex-campaign manager Manafort

Both Manafort and Kushner have faced scrutiny about attending a June 2016 meeting with Russian officials at the Trump Tower in NY because it was described in e-mails to the president's son, Donald Trump Jr ., as part of a Russian government effort to aid Trump's presidential campaign.

Author: 0 Israel's Embassy in Jordan May Stay Closed

The father of the teen assailant reportedly told a Jordanian television station that he does not believe his son meant to attack an Israeli. The crisis had been triggered by a shooting Sunday in which an Israeli embassy guard killed two Jordanians after one allegedly attacked him with a screwdriver.

Global Media Trump rallies supporters in Youngstown
Author: 0 Trump rallies supporters in Youngstown

Trump admitted that he doesn't act presidential. "I'd say with the exception of the late great Abraham Lincoln, I can be more presidential than any president that's held this office", he said. "We are going to be unstoppable either way, but it would be nice, wouldn't it?" Trump told the story of riding from the Youngstown Warren Regional Airport and seeing some big factories, which are now empty.

Global Media Some lawmakers boycott special session to help prepare classrooms for school year
Author: 0 Some lawmakers boycott special session to help prepare classrooms for school year

Special session can run approximately $48,000 for a single day. However, the Senate isn't sending the bill to the Republican governor who says he'll make changes through his amendatory veto powers. His version is the one Democrats rejected to pass their plan. Rauner's intention is to amendatorily veto S.B. House Speaker Michael Madigan accused Rauner of "political theater", and blasted him for refusing to detail his proposed changes.

Global Media Woman killed aboard cruise ship off Southeast Alaska
Author: 0 Woman killed aboard cruise ship off Southeast Alaska

The vessel left Seattle Sunday for a seven-day round trip cruise. The woman was on the Emerald Princess when she lost her life. At press time, authorities had planned to embark the Emerald Princess when it reached in Juneau. The FBI hopes to know more once it's on the ship but it's working on the belief it was a domestic incident onboard. Princess Cruises says in a statement that the death occurred Tuesday night on the Emerald Princess but didn't provide more details or immediately ...

Global Media Widow Of Slain Police Officer Gives Birth Two Years Later
Author: 0 Widow Of Slain Police Officer Gives Birth Two Years Later

Almost three months later, Mr Liu, 32, sat in a patrol auto with his partner Rafael Ramos in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighbourhood, when a gunman ambushed them. 'The top of the face looks like my son. "The head looks exactly like my son", she added. While Ramos left behind a widow and two sons, Liu didn't have any children.

Global Media My 2 Cents: President Bars Transgender People From Military
Author: 0 My 2 Cents: President Bars Transgender People From Military

The 67-year-old took to Twitter to condemn the announcement, "There are 15,000 patriotic transgender Americans in the USA military fighting for all of us", Jenner tweeted. Joshua Gershick, a transgender veteran who served as a female in the 1970's and 1980's, attended the rally. A RAND Corporation study estimates there are between 2,500 and 7,000 active duty transgender service members.

Global Media Trump unhappy with Sessions but will not fire him
Author: 0 Trump unhappy with Sessions but will not fire him

Referring to Sessions' early support for Trump's candidacy, the president said, "It's not like a great loyal thing about the endorsement". "I think the two of them have got to get together and talk it out", one source said in reference to Trump and the Attorney General possibly working things out.

Global Media Twitter Reacts To Sam Brownback's Nomination, Says 'Kansas Doesn't Need You'
Author: 0 Twitter Reacts To Sam Brownback's Nomination, Says 'Kansas Doesn't Need You'

Sam Brownback, as the new Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom is a significant and very positive step in the right direction for our country and the world ..." An appointment of Gov. 'He leaves behind a legacy of failed leadership, ' said State Representative Melissa Rooker, a moderate Republican who has frequently opposed Brownback's policies.

Global Media Nitish Kumar dumps RJD in favour of Modi government
Author: 0 Nitish Kumar dumps RJD in favour of Modi government

Nitish Kumar , who quit the Bihar's Grand Alliance yesterday, will take oath as CM today with NDA's support. Gushing out at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for betraying the "Mahagathbandhan" ( Grand Alliance ) and joining hands with BJP, Lalu Yadav, on Thursday alleged that the JD (U) leader has " cheated the people of Bihar ".

Global Media A good chance of rain and storms moving into Siouxland
Author: 0 A good chance of rain and storms moving into Siouxland

Thursday will bring similar heat but with more coverage in afternoon rain and storms. The best chance will be our South Zone and south into OH and IN for stronger storms. Skies remain sunny to mostly sunny with winds picking up a little bit out of the south/ southeast at 5-15 miles per hour. Temperature wise, Friday through Sunday high temperatures will remain below 80 degrees, primarily due to northerly winds dragging in that cooler, Canadian air.

Global Media China softens stance ahead of Ajit Doval's meeting with Xi Jinping
Author: 0 China softens stance ahead of Ajit Doval's meeting with Xi Jinping

Mr Doval will also call on Chinese President Xi Jinping tomorrow along with fellow top security officials of the BRICS countries. All the visiting NSAs will then call on Chinese President Xi Jinping in the afternoon. "The remarks of foreign minister Wang Yi are authoritative and has made our position clear". Lu, however, declined to react to reports that both sides have deployed over 3,000 troops each at Dokalam, saying the question should be referred to the Chinese defence ministry.

Global Media New US anti-Russia sanctions
Author: 0 New US anti-Russia sanctions "appear at odds with intl. law"

The measure, which also imposes sanctions on North Korea and Iran, may put Congressional Republicans at odds with President Donald Trump . The warning issued by the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce mirrors wider European concerns over potential fall-out from the US moves to punish alleged Russian interference in last year's presidential election.

Global Media Venezuela's Maduro lashes out at 'insolent' U.S. sanctions
Author: 0 Venezuela's Maduro lashes out at 'insolent' U.S. sanctions

The U.S. officials , who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity, said the individuals targeted for sanctions were accused of supporting Maduro's crackdown, harming democratic institutions or victimizing Venezuelans through corruption, and that additional "bad actors" could be sanctioned later.

Global Media US Secretary Of State Tillerson Denies Rumors He Is Leaving Job
Author: 0 US Secretary Of State Tillerson Denies Rumors He Is Leaving Job

SECRETARY TILLERSON: Great to see you again at the State Department . "I'm not going anywhere", Tillerson told reporters, according to Reuters news agency. On Monday CNN reported that Tillerson was expressing growing frustration with the Trump administration and was weighing whether to step down from the post .

Global Media South Africans protest in solidarity with Al-Aqsa
Author: 0 South Africans protest in solidarity with Al-Aqsa

On Tuesday, hours after Israel removed the metal detectors , Muslim leaders said a technical committee would check the area in and around the compound carefully to see if Israel had made any unilateral changes during the time the shrine stood empty.

Global Media 3-year-old Long Island twins drown in backyard pool
Author: 0 3-year-old Long Island twins drown in backyard pool

Assistant Chief David Kaplan of the Melville Fire Department said firefighters arrived two minutes after the 911 call and that four of them were among those who jumped into the pool. The woman's 5-year-old son was also in the house and did not go into the pool. Huntington town officials told CBS2 the pool met all code requirements when it was inspected in May, including gates, alarms and latches.

Global Media Vikings sign DE Everson Griffen to massive extension
Author: 0 Vikings sign DE Everson Griffen to massive extension

The deal is for four years, per Ian Rapoport and will pay him $34 million guaranteed, with options to get up to $58 million. Griffen, who lasted until the fourth round of the 2010 National Football League draft because some teams had concerns about how he carried himself off the field, has made 234 tackles, recorded 48 sacks and forced seven fumbles during his seven seasons in Minnesota.

Global Media Oregon Ducks football plays the underdog, picked 4th in Pac-12 North
Author: 0 Oregon Ducks football plays the underdog, picked 4th in Pac-12 North

Similar to how the National Football League operates its in-game reviews, the Pac-12 will have a new centralized command center in San Francisco this season to monitor video replays from all 12 conference teams. This should come as no surprise for Arizona State after the way last season ended and with the defense finishing as the second-worst in the nation.