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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...)
Christie Crony And BridgeGate Player To Plead Guilty To Federal Charge
- July 15, 2016

After Christie was elected governor in 2009, he appointed Samson to oversee the multibillion-dollar assortment of roads, railways and airports that fall under the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey. The flights were even scheduled to fit around Samson's personal itinerary, departing Thursday nights and returning early Monday mornings. Samson, a former New Jersey attorney general is a longtime close advisor to Christie and served as chairman of the Governor's transition team. (more...)
'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 23 Emmy Award nominations
- July 15, 2016

The other nominees are AMC's "Better Call Saul", PBS' "Downton Abbey", Showtime's "Homeland" and Netflix's "House of Cards". "Game of Thrones" may be leading the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards with 23 nominations, but it was presenter Anthony Anderson who stole the announcement show Thursday morning. (more...)
Christie loses out to Pence on Trump VP pick, reports say
- July 15, 2016

Roll Call , which covers Capitol Hill, likewise reported the choice , citing an anonymous source. The news comes a full day before Trump meant to announce his vice-presidential pick at a press conference in New York City. On Capitol Hill, Republican lawmakers reacted to the reports by showering praise on Pence but cautioned that they, too, had received no word on the selection from Trump or his campaign. (more...)
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Apologizes for 'Ill-Advised' Comments on Donald Trump
- July 15, 2016

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been forced to make an apology for comments she made on three separate occasions last week. She promises to be more circumspect in the future. Fifty-one percent said no to this question: "Are Ginsburg's #Trump comments out of bounds for a #SCOTUS justice?" Ginsburg's critics say she crossed a line. (more...)
Chinese hacker sentenced to jail in United States for hacking military data Chinese hacker sentenced to jail in United States for hacking military data
- July 15, 2016

Su Bin, 51, was in the United States legally when he helped China access the information from October 2008 to March 2014. The sentence was announced by US District Judge Christina Snyder of the Central District of California. When charges against Su were first announced in 2014, cybersecurity expert Jeffrey Carr said his arrest warrant was the first ever issued by the Federal Bureau of Investigation against a foreigner accused of cyberespionage. (more...)
E' morto Bernardo Provenzano E' morto Bernardo Provenzano
- July 15, 2016

Il boss, nonostante fosse detenuto nel carcere di San Vittore, continuava a gestire gli affari di Cosa Nostra con l'ausilio dei pizzini , dando così, ordini ben precisi ai suoi fedelissimi nel gestire le varie operazioni mafiosi . E' morto all'età di 83 anni Bernardo Provenzano , il boss di Corleone . Grave stato di decadimento cognitivo , lunghi periodi di sonno, rare parole di senso compiuto, eloquio assolutamente incomprensibile, quadro neurologico in progressivo, anche se ... (more...)
Leaving EU 'does not mean leaving Europe', says Boris Johnson
- July 15, 2016

When she launched her own Tory leadership campaign, May made fun of Johnson's negotiations with Germany when he was a mayor. "The fact that Theresa May is ... Farron is the leader of the Lib-Dems, Britain's most europhile party. As a newspaper columnist, Johnson called Africans "piccaninnies" and described people from Papua New Guinea as cannibals. (more...)
Kashmir unrest: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari calls separatist leader Mirwaiz, expresses solidarity Kashmir unrest: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari calls separatist leader Mirwaiz, expresses solidarity
- July 15, 2016

Asked if the separatist political leadership had failed Kashmir's new generation in giving them alternatives to the gun to claim democratic and political rights, Geelani blamed "pro-Indian forces and the Indian government for creating Burhan Wanis". (more...)
Fox News Channel suspends Newt Gingrich as contributor
- July 14, 2016

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. This is not his first brush with presidential politics, he ran for the Republican nomination for president in 2012. Some have applauded the strategy behind adding Gingrich to the Trump ticket. (more...)
Robot used to kill Dallas suspect is still functional
- July 14, 2016

The black 25-year-old fatally shot five officers in Thursday's attack while hundreds of people were gathered in downtown Dallas to protest recent fatal police shootings, and wounded at least nine officers and two civilians. Thirteen of the country's 30 biggest city police department said they are pairing up officers - a change that could strain already thinly staffed police ranks in some regions. (more...)
No provision in law for 21 parliamentary secretarys: Centre to High Court No provision in law for 21 parliamentary secretarys: Centre to High Court
- July 14, 2016

Senior backer Sandeep Sethi, Pratibha M Singh, and Rajiv Nayar contradicted AAP pioneers' disputes saying they were in spite of their pleadings as they have confessed to making defamatory comments in their composed proclamation. "What the High Court has said in its order appears to be wrong". The issues were defined by Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw against Kejriwal and five other AAP pioneers after the CM's opinion denied the allegations and showed that whatever was said against the Union ... (more...)
Tom Brady's 'Deflategate' appeal rejected by federal court Tom Brady's 'Deflategate' appeal rejected by federal court
- July 14, 2016

Brady had said that it was his practice to destroy his phone and SIM cards whenever he got a replacement phone. "We are disappointed with the decision denying a rehearing, as there were clear violations of our collective bargaining agreement by the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell", said the NFL Players Association after the ruling by the NYC-based court was made public. (more...)
Gretchen Carlson Stands Firm On Harassment Charges: I'm 'Standing Up' For Women Gretchen Carlson Stands Firm On Harassment Charges: I'm 'Standing Up' For Women
- July 14, 2016

After Carlson filed her lawsuit , her former Fox colleagues defended Ailes by immediately disparaging her character, dismissing her allegations, and suggesting she may have had ulterior motives. Alongside the existing pool of statements from Fox News big shots, another one from Kelly would just enlarge the pile of irrelevant testimonials to the evenhandedness and professionalism of Roger Ailes. (more...)
Theresa May's New Cabinet: Philip Hammond Confirmed As Chancellor
- July 14, 2016

Hammond, the new Chancellor, has long coveted the role and just yesterday said that the Brexit negotiations could take as long as six years. "The government I lead will be driven not by the interests of the privileged few, but by you", she said. (more...)
Gillani thanks General Raheel for efforts to recover his son Gillani thanks General Raheel for efforts to recover his son
- July 14, 2016

Those who have been running the country will keep running it. The party came into the spotlight in February when it put up posters and banners across the country asking the army chief not to retire and "help in eradicating terrorism and corruption". (more...)
Killed in Rebel Shelling in Syria's Aleppo: Monitor
- July 14, 2016

Air raids on the rebel-held parts of Aleppo killed 13 civilians Monday, the Observatory added, a lot of them in the Bab al-Maqam neighbourhood near the front line. State TV said insurgents shelled government-held neighborhoods of Aleppo , killing at least eight and wounding about 80. "The attack has ended and the road remains completely closed", Observatory chief Rami Abdel Rahman said. (more...)
`Revolution` occurring in Israel`s relations with Arab states: Netanyahu `Revolution` occurring in Israel`s relations with Arab states: Netanyahu
- July 14, 2016

Aside from discussing and further enhancing the security cooperation-which Israel's deputy chief of staff told Bloomberg is at a "level...we've never experienced before"-what's in it for the two sides?" "It's not about love, it's not about common values", he said. (more...)
Trump and family meet with Pence amid swirl of VP talk
- July 14, 2016

Trump said he hasn't been able to measure Pence's "fighting spirit" and their personal chemistry, but the IN governor introduced Trump at a rally IN his state yesterday, which could be a tryout for the role. A source close to Sheldon Adelson told CNN that the casino magnate spoke to Trump and said that "he liked Newt". Donald Trump recognizes his lack of political experience and wants to have a running mate that has experience as a governor and a leader. (more...)
Cameron Heads out, May Comes in: Drama in British Politics Cameron Heads out, May Comes in: Drama in British Politics
- July 14, 2016

But since the vote, she has repeatedly insisted that the voters' will should be honored and that "Brexit means Brexit". "Following the referendum, we face a time of great national change". Since the Conservative Party returned to government in 2010, initially in coalition with the Liberal Democrats until 2015, May served as home secretary responsible for internal policy, immigration, and citizenship, and was perceived to have made a success of a notoriously hard post that has ended the careers ... (more...)
Theresa May appointed UK's second female Prime Minister Theresa May appointed UK's second female Prime Minister
- July 14, 2016

Theresa May today became Britain's second woman prime minister after Margaret Thatcher, vowing to forge "a bold new positive role" for the United Kingdom in the world post-Brexit. Gesturing across the room and up to his wife, Samantha, watching from the gallery, he said: "I will miss the roar of the crowd, I will miss the barbs from the opposition, but I will be willing you on". (more...)
Lynch repeatedly deflects questions on Clinton email case
- July 14, 2016

Republicans have been waging an aggressive campaign to keep Clinton's email practices in the news, and the issue presents a challenge to her presidential aspirations. "It would not be appropriate in my role to discuss the specific facts", she repeatedly said. That approach irritated committee Republicans. Ultimately, Chaffetz stopped trying to get an answer from the attorney general. (more...)
Aiming for Friday announcement, Trump narrows his VP list
- July 14, 2016

Pence is a steady, staunch conservative who would help calm nervous Republican wary of Trump's impulsive style. Trump met with Pence after his rally. "I tell you, Chris Christie is somebody I've liked a long time; he's a total professional". Trump was in IN on Tuesday for a fundraiser and rally at Grand Park in which Gov. (more...)
Pakistani journalist reports from inside Edhi's grave, draws flak on social media
- July 13, 2016

Edhi was born to a family of traders in what was then the Bombay Presidency in undivided India on January 1, 1924, and arrived in Pakistan in 1947. The dispensary had a physician and sold medicines at a cheaper rate than that of the market. (more...)

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