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AG Barr sees a way for census to legally ask about citizenship

AG Barr sees a way for census to legally ask about citizenship Even if it becomes the final decision of the Census Bureau that no questions about citizenship status are actually asked, just having the discussion has likely served to put a chill into the hearts of those who would have reason to worry about it. [Full Article...]

Saudi Discount Carrier Flyadeal to Operate All-Airbus A320 Fleet

Saudi Discount Carrier Flyadeal to Operate All-Airbus A320 Fleet Asked if the 737 MAX order is now officially canceled, the spokesperson said , "Unfortunately we can not comment on the 737 MAX order and our CEO will make an announcement on this topic in the near future". The loss of Ethiopian Airlines' flight ET302 in March was the second fatal accident involving a 737 Max in the space of five months. Many airlines have dealt with the crisis by looking f... [Full Article...]

Afghan officials say auto bomb kills 12, wounds scores

Afghan officials say auto bomb kills 12, wounds scores President Donald Trump, in a rare position widely backed by the rival Democratic Party, is impatient to pull the remaining 14,000 USA troops out of Afghanistan , believing nothing more can be achieved from the military operation launched after the 11 September, 2001 attacks on the United States. [Full Article...]

Iran to breach uranium enrichment limits set by landmark nuclear deal

Iran to breach uranium enrichment limits set by landmark nuclear deal Iran announced on Sunday that it is raising the purity of its enriched uranium beyond limits of the 2015 landmark nuclear deal. In recent days, Iran has broken through the limit the nuclear deal imposed on its stockpile of low-enriched uranium and plans on Sunday to boost its enrichment. [Full Article...]

Billionaire Epstein Charged With Sex-Trafficking

Billionaire Epstein Charged With Sex-Trafficking Saturday's arrest was first reported by the Daily Beast , which cited three unidentified law enforcement sources, and later by other media including the Miami Herald , also citing anonymous sources. In 2015, a 31-year-old woman named Virginia Roberts signed a sworn affidavit stating that she had been held as a " sex slave " by Epstein between 1999 and 2002, beginning when she was 17 years ol... [Full Article...]

China Reiterates Demand For Removal Of Tariffs For Trade Talks To Continue

China Reiterates Demand For Removal Of Tariffs For Trade Talks To Continue United States and Chinese officials are working to schedule a top-level trade talks by telephone next week but a face-to-face encounter has not been scheduled yet, U.S. The ban in question, not to be confused with a later, since partially rescinded ban on the export of USA technology to Huawei, banned the use of Huawei and ZTE Corp. [Full Article...]

Tin Roof...Busted; Alleged Lufkin Ice Cream Licker Located

Tin Roof...Busted; Alleged Lufkin Ice Cream Licker Located After further investigation, the ice cream giant said it had located a carton of ice cream that appeared to be opened inside the Lufkin Walmart . Lufkin Police said the female gleefully contaminated a half-gallon of Blue Bell Tin Roof ice cream - which the company describes as "a vanilla ice cream with a rich chocolate fudge swirl and roasted peanuts dipped in dark chocolate" - last week ... [Full Article...]

Twenty-one people injured after pizza restaurant explodes in Florida shopping plaza

Twenty-one people injured after pizza restaurant explodes in Florida shopping plaza The blast sent large pieces of debris about 100 yards (about 91 meters) across the street. Plantation Fire Battalion Chief Joel Gordon told reporters 15 to 20 people were injured, including two in critical condition. Authorities were not yet sure where the blast originated, Gordon said. The Sun-Sentinel newspaper reported that witnesses said a vacant restaurant appeared to be the source of... [Full Article...]

Ooden Melania Trump statue in Slovenia draws mixed reactions

Ooden Melania Trump statue in Slovenia draws mixed reactions The statue is located on the outskirts of Sevnica , Trump's hometown, and carved out of a tree with a chainsaw. It was created by local craftsman Ales Zupevc and commissioned by American artist Brad Downey . But Mr Downey defended his art work, insisting it was "absolutely beautiful". Downey said on Instagram that both Maxi and Melania were born on the same year and in the same hospital, "bu... [Full Article...]

Acting DHS chief starts 'immediate investigation' into secret border agent Facebook group

Acting DHS chief starts 'immediate investigation' into secret border agent Facebook group The discovery of the page comes after the investigative newsroom ProPublica revealed a secret CBP Facebook group , "I'm 10-15", which included around 9,500 members from across the country. "Furthermore, the comments made by Border Patrol agents towards immigrants, especially those that have lost their lives, are disgusting and show a complete disregard for human life and dignity", the statem... [Full Article...]

U.S. govt staff told to treat Huawei as blacklisted

U.S. govt staff told to treat Huawei as blacklisted These applications would also be subject to the "presumption of denial" licensing policy applied to blacklisted companies. At the recent G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping agreed on a trade truce whereby Washington held off on imposing new tariffs on Chinese goods and agreed to allow USA companies to sell products to Huawei. [Full Article...]

Moderate quake shakes Southern California, including Los Angeles

Moderate quake shakes Southern California, including Los Angeles National Tsunami Warning Centre tweeted that a tsunami is not expected to follow the quake. Although no injuries had been reported , Breeden said she has asked residents to check on their neighbors, particularly the elderly who make up a significant portion of the town's population. [Full Article...]

Trump declares push for census citizenship question not over, calls reports ‘FAKE’

Trump declares push for census citizenship question not over, calls reports ‘FAKE’ Trump said . Calls to boycott the census have been circulating on social media ever since the possible addition of a citizenship question was announced in late March, and #BoycottTheCensus began trending on Twitter nationally shortly after the Trump administration's decision was announced on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

France's Macron says European Union nominations positive for Europe

France's Macron says European Union nominations positive for Europe Born in Brussels , von der Leyen, 60, has top notch European credentials. More specifically, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said yesterday that: "We have said that we do not want Mr Timmermans as European Commission president for various reasons". [Full Article...]

Flock of birds on DMZ prompts South Korea to launch fighter jets

Flock of birds on DMZ prompts South Korea to launch fighter jets The family of Alek Sigley have said they have not heard from the 29-year-old university student in Pyongyang, the North Korean capital, since June 25, when the normally active user of social media abruptly ceased all communication. About 28,500 USA troops are stationed in South Korea as deterrence against potential aggression from North Korea . "My worry ... is that we're legitimizing Kim Jong-... [Full Article...]

Total solar eclipse to be seen over parts of South America

Total solar eclipse to be seen over parts of South America This solar eclipse will be the second such phenomenon in 2019 and will continue the "eclipse corridor", which began on January 6. Tens of thousands of tourists and locals gaped skyward Tuesday as a rare total eclipse of the sun began. Astronomers in Buenos Aires province offered yoga and meditation classes during the eclipse, which were also partially visible in other South American countrie... [Full Article...]

Princess Haya: Dubai ruler's wife in United Kingdom 'in fear of her life'

Princess Haya: Dubai ruler's wife in United Kingdom 'in fear of her life' Her father was King Hussein of Jordan, and her mother was Queen Alia al-Hussein. "I have never been friends except with Princess Haya ". Now she is living in a £85m town house in Kensington Palace Gardens, central London. She has spoken publicly of her interest in women's rights and gender equality, telling the ABC in 2017 "I feel that it's more about gender balance than equality, and with ... [Full Article...]

Huawei reprieve draws criticism from United States lawmakers

Huawei reprieve draws criticism from United States lawmakers Huawei's investments into American corporations totals some $11 billion annually. Meanwhile, Huawei's CFO, Meng Wanzhou , the daughter of company founder Ren Zhengfei, is fighting extradition from Canada to the US on fraud charges. Huawei has been a focus of the Trump administration due to ongoing concerns that its popular smartphones could be used as a "Trojan horse". What this means is that H... [Full Article...]

Pence suddenly cancels New Hampshire event to stay at White House

Pence suddenly cancels New Hampshire event to stay at White House Pence had been scheduled to fly to Manchester, New Hampshire, to speak with former patients and others at the Granite Recovery Center, an addiction treatment facility, his official schedule showed. This is a developing story. In an event that may be related, Russian President Vladimir Putin just cancelled his plans for today, and the Kremlin says Putin will be meeting with his defense minister... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump’s 4th of July celebration to be patriotic, not political

Donald Trump’s 4th of July celebration to be patriotic, not political The Defense Department has not provided an estimate for how much the extravaganza could cost. Local officials and residents have pointed to the damage such massive military equipment could cause to area roads. US battle tanks were spotted on a cargo train in Washington on Tuesday morning, a sign of the military firepower that will be featured as part of a July Fourth celebration that will differ... [Full Article...]


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