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World Netanyahu ex-aide to testify against him in bribery cases
Author: 0 Netanyahu ex-aide to testify against him in bribery cases

An investigation against Netanyahu's alleged corruption has entered a more intense phase . He served as Netanyahu's bureau chief in the prime minister's office in 2008 and was appointed as his chief of staff in 2014. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem, Israel, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. Investigators reportedly have asked if Adelson was aware of the deal.

World Chinese tourists arrested for performing Nazi salute in Berlin
Author: 0 Chinese tourists arrested for performing Nazi salute in Berlin

While many Europeans will be aware of the anti-Nazi laws in Germany, that is unlikely to be the case for many foreign visitors. The men were detained after police saw them allegedly doing the "Heil Hitler" gesture outside the German parliament in Berlin for their holiday photo album.

World 2 multi-million dollar lottery jackpots up for grabs this week
Author: 0 2 multi-million dollar lottery jackpots up for grabs this week

The Powerball drawing for Wednesday has an estimated jackpot of $307 million, with a cash option of $193.2 million. The largest Powerball jackpot of all time is $1.586 billion. The Mega Millions jackpot is also rising as no one claimed the latest prize from the lottery. The store that sold the winning ticket received a $10,000 bonus from the Virginia Lottery.

World Trump responds to campaign to fire HR McMaster
Author: 0 Trump responds to campaign to fire HR McMaster

Another meeting of top aides is scheduled on Thursday. A source described as a "former senior official" told the Daily Caller , "Everything the president wants to do, McMaster opposes". One of those fired - Director for Strategic Planning, Rich Higgins - was canned last month after writing a memo that described threats to Trump's presidency to include globalists, bankers, the "deep state", and Islamists.

World Won't be driven out by vehicle attack: Rahul Gandhi
Author: 0 Won't be driven out by vehicle attack: Rahul Gandhi

The incident happened when Gandhi was visiting the Banaskantha area of the state and was on his way from Lal Chowk to the helipad in Dhanera, said Banaskantha superintendent of police Neeraj Badgujar. Echoing similar sentiments, Congress leader Gaurav Gogoi said that the BJP was already shouting political slogans against Gandhi even before the attacks took place.

World Bank of England expected to keep interest rates at 0.25%
Author: 0 Bank of England expected to keep interest rates at 0.25%

However, two members of the committee - Ian McCafferty and Michael Saunders - voted to raise borrowing costs and the Bank signalled that investors should prepare themselves for more interest rate increases than they now expect. Interest rates may increase faster in the future than financial markets have priced in, the Bank of England's (BoE) deputy governor has said. "Attempting to offset fully the effect of weaker sterling on inflation would be achievable only at the cost of higher ...

World US Blackwater guard's murder conviction overturned — BBCI
Author: 0 US Blackwater guard's murder conviction overturned — BBCI

The four were working as security contractors in Iraq for the controversial firm Blackwater, which was rebranded as Xe Services amid worldwide uproar over the 2007 Nisour Square massacre of civilians, including women and children. Jurors in 2014 convicted Echavarria of first-degree murder in a 2011 slaying over a debt related to a construction project. Slattern's lawyer contended the evidence presented by the prosecution at trial didn't support the more serious charge he faced, and that he ...

World Teen texting manslaughter verdict could face a legal challenge
Author: 0 Teen texting manslaughter verdict could face a legal challenge

She had faced a sentence that could have ranged between probation with no prison time at the low end, up to 20 years in prison at the maximum end. The judge's conclusion was particularly unexpected, several lawyers said, because MA is one of a few states that do not explicitly outlaw encouraging or persuading someone to commit suicide.

World Edmond quake downgraded to magnitude 4.2
Author: 0 Edmond quake downgraded to magnitude 4.2

The U.S. Geological Survey initially reported the 4.4-magnitude tremor was detected at 9:56 p.m. Wednesday about 4 miles (6 kilometers) east-northeast of Edmond, Oklahoma - about 15 miles (25 kilometers) northeast of Oklahoma City. News media reports indicated that there was no significant damage from the quakes. The quakes were reported in a two-block area just east of Interstate 35 in Edmond.

World Lawsuit Claims Fox News and White House Supported Fake Seth Rich Story
Author: 0 Lawsuit Claims Fox News and White House Supported Fake Seth Rich Story

Wheeler's not talking to reporters now, but the lawsuit alleges Fox ruined his reputation with two false quotes, including "My investigation shows someone within the D.C. "But don't feel the pressure", Butowsky wrote to Wheeler in a text, the lawsuit said. Basically, Butowsky was said to have funded a private investigation whose end result was claiming Rich had leaked all those DNC emails to Wikileaks and then was killed for it.

World Three shot dead in court escape bid
Author: 0 Three shot dead in court escape bid

Five of the accused "attacked police officers (escorting them) and tried to seize their weapons", while in an elevator, police said. Lawyer Sofia Russkaya told TASS news agency: "We were at a different session when heard shots fired". They are in serious conditions. "And the weapons, they captured", she said, speaking with difficulty. The trio were killed during a shootout which also left two guards injured.

World 20 people killed in Herat explosion in Afghanistan
Author: 0 20 people killed in Herat explosion in Afghanistan

August 1: An explosion in front of Jawadia Mosque in Dehr Abad area in Herat city has killed around 20 people. He reported seeing a body torn to pieces at the entrance, possibly that of the attacker, while others were lying in pools of blood inside, some still crying and moving.

World Wet Weather Anticipated in Local Forecast Monday, Tuesday
Author: 0 Wet Weather Anticipated in Local Forecast Monday, Tuesday

Tonight , mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 9 miles per hour becoming west southwest after midnight. Sunday will be more of the same with a chance of thunderstorms and a high of 82 and a low of 60. Tuesday , Aug. 1 - A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Tuesday: Mostly sunny, a 20 percent chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms and a high of 91.

World Donald Trump to sign Russian Federation sanctions, Moscow retaliates
Author: 0 Donald Trump to sign Russian Federation sanctions, Moscow retaliates

A Russian foreign ministry statement demanded the USA cut its diplomatic presence in Russia by September to 455 - the same number Moscow has in the US - in a move sources said could force out hundreds of diplomats. Russian Federation denies it interfered in the election and Trump has said there was no collusion. "I just don't think that's a good way to start off as president".

World Moscow reduces diplomatic mission staff in United States to 455
Author: 0 Moscow reduces diplomatic mission staff in United States to 455

At the time Putin made the surprise choice not to respond to the USA move, saying that he was waiting to see how Trump handled the situation once he came to power. Mr Trump had privately expressed frustration over Congress' ability to limit or override the power of the president on national security matters, according to administration officials and advisers.

World Amit Shah, Smriti Irani file nomination for RS polls
Author: 0 Amit Shah, Smriti Irani file nomination for RS polls

The current MLA from Naranpura in Ahmedabad , Amit Shah will contest Rajya Sabha elections to be held on August 8th. Shah at present is an MLA from Gujarat, where BJP has a government. The outgoing MPs are Ahmed Patel (Congress), Dilipbhai Pandya and Smriti Irani ( both BJP) from Gujarat and Derek O'Brien, Debabrata Bandhopadhyay, Sukhenduhakhar Roy and Dola Sen (all TMC), Pradip Bhattacharya (Congress) and Sitaram Yechury (CPI (M)) from West Bengal.

World White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus replaced
Author: 0 White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus replaced

Secretary Kelly is an outstanding leader who has served his country honorably and I know he will do an excellent job at the White House. Scaramucci repeatedly insinuated to reporters that Priebus was a major source of White House leaks .

World John Kelly brings military bearing to White House staff
Author: 0 John Kelly brings military bearing to White House staff

Firing Sessions or special counsel Robert Mueller - a move that has reportedly been considered by Trump and that would effectively end the Russian Federation probe that has been vexing him - could be one step too far even for this president.

World Iran, US Navies Engage in Second Encounter in One Week
Author: 0 Iran, US Navies Engage in Second Encounter in One Week

An Iranian vessel had ignored repeated radio calls as it sped toward the US ship, prompting the American vessel to fire warning shots, Fox News reported . The Navy ship fired warning shots into the water over concerns of a collision, one of the officials said. Tehran challenged the statement, saying that the warship moved towards an Iranian vessel of the 3rd Naval Division and fired two rounds in an attempt at intimidation.

World 'This DESTROYS relations' Russian Federation threatens 'RETALIATION' against US
Author: 0 'This DESTROYS relations' Russian Federation threatens 'RETALIATION' against US

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that it is a "pity US-Russia relations are being sacrificed". Russian President Vladimir Putin , who has repeatedly denied the conclusions of U.S. The measure would apply terrorism sanctions to the country's Revolutionary Guards and enforce an arms embargo. Anthony Scaramucci , the white house communications director, suggested on CNN that the President may veto the measure in an attempt to "negotiate an even tougher deal against the ...

World Hermitage Capital CEO to Fox: Fusion GPS Working for Russians
Author: 0 Hermitage Capital CEO to Fox: Fusion GPS Working for Russians

Browder told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday that Fusion pitched false stories to journalists about Magnitsky, including that he died of natural causes, which Browder disputes. "She has said it - it's been said by people who attended that meeting", Browder noted . "Nobody was talking about adoption", Browder said. "They wouldn't have gone in and said please, can you repeal this for us, without having something to offer in return".

Author: 0 Germany warns USA not to use sanctions for industrial policy

After US officials imposed an $8.9 billion fine on French bank BNP Paribas over its dealings with Iran in 2014, European Union officials retaliated previous year by cutting off talks on a trans-Atlantic trade deal and imposing a €13 billion fine on Apple.

World Donald Trump finally blocks Chrissy Teigen on Twitter
Author: 0 Donald Trump finally blocks Chrissy Teigen on Twitter

Christine and her husband, singer and composer John Legend , are known for being active on their critics to the President on social media. Upon seeing that Trump had shared the tweet, Teigen - who's born on November 30 - responded: "The greatest birthday gift ever".

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