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Inter-State Council meeting on July 16
- July 17, 2016

His remarks came close on the heels of terror attacks in Bangladesh and France. General discussions will largely revolve around GST bill, internal security and Aadhar. He stressed on maintaining a visible presence of police forces, and underscored the importance of a good CCTV network in curbing crime, adding privately-installed CCTVs are also extremely useful in this regard. (more...)
Brother kills Pakistani social media celebrity
- July 17, 2016

It states that Aslam allegedly provoked Waseem to kill Qandeel as she reportedly "brought disrepute to the family". Killing of a human is never justified. Baloch, who was 26 years old, first rose to prominence after appearing in a Pakistani singing-competition show. Earlier this month, Ms Baloch sought protection from the government, saying she was receiving anonymous death threats. (more...)
Russian Officials Hopeful for Warmer Relations After Johnson Appointment Russian Officials Hopeful for Warmer Relations After Johnson Appointment
- July 17, 2016

Another, Liam Fox , was named to head a new worldwide trade department. While Nato member Turkey has applied to join the bloc, only one of the 35 chapters required to do so has been fulfilled, with former Prime Minister David Cameron predicting the process will not be complete until the year 3,000. (more...)
Oil prices fall as glut fears return, China data eyed
- July 17, 2016

Crude stockpiles in the United States were down less than expected last week, while distillate inventories rose the most since January and gasoline stocks unexpectedly increased, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Wednesday. (more...)
May removes rivals as she names new Cabinet
- July 16, 2016

The UK's former ambassador to France, Sir Peter Ricketts - previously the top civil servant at the Foreign Office - said he believed politicians on the other side of the Channel saw Mr Johnson as a "warm, charismatic" person and enjoyed his sense of humour. (more...)
David Cameron leaves, Larry the Cat stays David Cameron leaves, Larry the Cat stays
- July 16, 2016

The warmth in the House of Commons culminated in loud applause and a standing ovation from his Conservative colleagues for Cameron, 49, who is resigning after voters rejected his advice and chose to leave the European Union. He said he wanted to end speculation that "somehow I don't love Larry". In her conversation with the Irish Prime Minister the two officials agreed to maintain "strong collaboration" between the two countries. (more...)
Obama slows pace of U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan
- July 16, 2016

The U.S. now has around 9,800 troops in the country. With his tenure ending few months now, Obama said that additional troops would enable his successor to have "a solid foundation for continued progress" in Afghanistan. Afghanistan is still risky, as witnessed by the deaths of 38 Americans in the country since combat operations stopped in December 2014, Obama said. (more...)
Truck slams into Bastille Day crowd in Nice, killing at least 30
- July 16, 2016

The truck struck the crowd on the Promenade des Anglais, a seaside walk in center of the city in southern France , according to Nice Matin, a regional newspaper. 2200: A fireworks display attended by some 30,000 locals and tourists, including many children, begins near a tourist office on the Promenade des Anglais, a wide boulevard lined with palm trees and vast walking areas on the water's edge that was closed to traffic for the occasion. (more...)
Thousands gather to mourn, honor 3 slain officers in Dallas Thousands gather to mourn, honor 3 slain officers in Dallas
- July 16, 2016

Police Chief David Brown said his officers were up against a military trained suspect and saw no other option when they used a robot armed with explosives to kill gunman Micah Johnson. Those robots might start non-lethal - or, because Tasers sometimes kill their targets, less-lethal - but could quickly be repurposed like the Dallas robot. (more...)
Estonian Foreign Ministry Confirms Three Nationals Injured in Nice Attack Estonian Foreign Ministry Confirms Three Nationals Injured in Nice Attack
- July 16, 2016

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said the national mourning would be observed from Saturday, July 16-18. "I wondered how it was that we were still alive", she said. A family friend said the Copeland family was on vacation, and a statement from the family said they were "heartbroken and in shock". German tourist Richard Gutjahr filmed the moment when the unidentified motorcyclist sped alongside the truck, hopping a curb to try to grab hold of the driver's door as two police officers on ... (more...)
Gingrich on being VP: 'Do you want a two-pirate ticket?'
- July 16, 2016

Trump will announce his selection on Friday in NY, campaign chairman Paul Manafort told CNN on Wednesday. According to a statement released by Fox News Executive Vice President Jay Wallace, Newt Gingrich will no longer retain his contributor arrangement with the news organization. (more...)
Trump tweets his VP choice, Indiana Gov. Pence Trump tweets his VP choice, Indiana Gov. Pence
- July 16, 2016

Since taking office in 2013, Pence has presided over Indiana's improving economy and falling unemployment rate, which Republicans credit to the state's low taxes, limited regulation and pro-business climate. The bill called for also banning recognition of other forms of same-sex relationships, such as civil unions. Even if Pence were the reincarnation of Abraham Lincoln, his presence on the ticket won't alter the fact that the Republican candidate for president is a shallow self-promoter who ... (more...)
What will Phil do next at British Open?
- July 16, 2016

And then I had the heartbreak that I didn't and watched that ball lip out. I'm not going to play these tournaments forever and ever. World number one Jason Day has work to do, with the Australian making only two birdies to sit seven shots adrift of Reed on two over. (more...)
Justice Ginsburg expands on decision to apologize for Trump remarks Justice Ginsburg expands on decision to apologize for Trump remarks
- July 16, 2016

The court needs to return to defending the Constitution, not the opinions of judges. "I can't imagine what this place would be - I can't imagine what the country would be - with Donald Trump as our president", Ginsburg told the New York Times . (more...)
World reacts to new UK Foreign Secretary World reacts to new UK Foreign Secretary
- July 16, 2016

Theresa May must be given the opportunity to set out her vision for our country before becoming our Prime Minister. On Thursday, the Bank of England will announce whether it will cut interest rates for the first time in more than seven years to curb the economic fall-out from Brexit. (more...)
Man dead after exchanging gunfire with Baltimore officers Man dead after exchanging gunfire with Baltimore officers
- July 16, 2016

The suspect was shot at least once and retreated to the apartment building, where he was found on the second-floor landing, according to the spokesman. A young boy greets police officers in riot gear during a march in Baltimore , Maryland May 1, 2015 following the decision to charge six Baltimore police officers - including one with murder - in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who was arrested and suffered a fatal neck injury while riding in a moving police van. (more...)
28 pages of 9/11 inquiry being released after 13-year wait
- July 16, 2016

The long-secret pages detail evidence linking Saudi Arabia to 9/11 uncovered in the immediate aftermath, though officials warn that it is merely preliminary and was later dismissed by subsequent investigations into the issue. But individual commission members have said investigators found evidence that some Saudi government employees may have formed a support network for the hijackers in the U.S. (more...)
The hair-raising cost of Hollande's mane The hair-raising cost of Hollande's mane
- July 16, 2016

The hashtag #Coiffeurgate was trending on French Twitter. The stylist was identified only as Olivier B., although a book that appeared in April, L'Elysee Off, listed the stylist Olivier Benhamou. "He missed the birth of his children, their broken arms, their operations". Another day, another politician shamed by their hairdresser's bill. And just this year, Hilary Clinton's $600 haircut at an exclusive NY salon led many to question whether she was out of touch with ordinary people. (more...)
Johnson: Leaving EU does not mean leaving Europe
- July 16, 2016

And those are Britain's allies talking. But quite apart from his inauspicious comments in the past, Johnson's conduct and outspoken attacks on the European Union during the referendum campaign surprised diplomats. Johnson was also poked at domestically. While in Parliament, he offended an entire British city when he complained that people from Liverpool were wallowing in "victim status" after one of their own was taken hostage and slain in Iraq. (more...)
Labour leadership poll: Angela Eagle 'less popular than Corbyn among Labour supporters'
- July 15, 2016

The row came as Labour's crisis was laid bare in a poll which found a majority of Britons believe the party needs a new leader before the next general election and remain unconvinced by Mr Corbyn or challenger Ms Eagle. Last year's contest was amicable and I think it will be the same this time. That excludes more than 100,000 who have joined since last month's European Union referendum, including many Corbyn supporters. (more...)
Pakistan militant warns of Kashmir violence Pakistan militant warns of Kashmir violence
- July 15, 2016

At least 31 people have been killed in Kashmir in street protests after Indian troops last week killed Burhan Wani, a charismatic Kashmiri insurgent. Swarup also denied reports of India summoning Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit on the Kashmir issue. (more...)
Funeral set for black Minnesota man shot by officer
- July 15, 2016

Hatchett is representing the Castile family in the shooting death by police of Philando Castile last week in Falcon Heights, Minn. after a traffic stop by St. Law enforcement officials elsewhere have credited the Dallas department's decision to not expose any other officers to harm from a man who had already killed five of their own. (more...)
Twitter adds Pac-12 college sports to its live-streaming deals Twitter adds Pac-12 college sports to its live-streaming deals
- July 15, 2016

While it's always risky to try and interpret tone, Scott did not sound optimistic. The conference is taking steps to correct this issue. Just this week Twitter Inc and Bloomberg television announced a partnership. According to an announcement earlier this week , "The research projects will explore important student-athlete health issues including head trauma, overuse and injury prevention, cardiovascular screening, thermal management and hydration, and mental health". (more...)
China, EU agree to steel working group amid dumping concerns China, EU agree to steel working group amid dumping concerns
- July 15, 2016

My first visit goes back to 1996 as Prime Minister of Luxembourg. Juncker warned that China's huge industrial overcapacities, notably in steel production, should not be allowed to hurt bilateral relations. "And when this is done, we will check certain numbers of options and then we will make our decision, " he said. European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmströ m said China's overcapacity "needlessly pits" Chinese and EU steelworkers against each other, adding that Beijing should ... (more...)
Cameron out, but Larry the cat escapes 10 Downing Street eviction
- July 15, 2016

Former shadow minister Owen Smith said Wednesday he will challenge embattled party leader Jeremy Corbyn and former Labour business spokeswoman Angela Eagle in the contest. He expected to vacate Downing Street in September but Andrea Leadsom's exit from the Conservative leadership race on Monday ensured rival Mrs May's path to be the country's second female Prime Minister. (more...)

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