• United Nations once again highlight shame of Ireland's strict abortion laws
United Nations once again highlight shame of Ireland's strict abortion laws

This is the second time in a year that the UN Human Rights Committee has criticised Irish abortion legislation after ruling in favour of Amanda Mellet in June 2016. "If I wanted to end the pregnancy, I would have to travel to another jurisdiction". The decision comes one year after the Committee's decision in Mellet v.

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  • Qatar asks UN agency to resolve Gulf airspace row
Qatar asks UN agency to resolve Gulf airspace row

Orchestrated campaign' against Qatar to change "independent foreign policy", not going to work, special envoy says . Al Emadi predicted the countries isolating Qatar will share in the economic pain they're inflicting on it. The Middle East's biggest airlines are suspending flights to Qatar as a major diplomatic crisis roils the region. "Our c...

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  • UK mulls minority govt after shock poll
UK mulls minority govt after shock poll

According to an article by the London Evening Standard, the Labour leader was thwarted in his attempt to become Prime Minister by the strong performance of the Conservative Party in Scotland. The European Union's budget commissioner Guenther Oettinger said Friday he was unsure if Britain's negotiations about leaving the EU - known as "...

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  • Iran police kills four IS suspects in Hormuzgan province
Iran police kills four IS suspects in Hormuzgan province

Security forces have launched a nationwide hunt for suspected accomplices of the attackers. In an interview Wednesday with Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency , IRGC Deputy Head of Intelligence Mohammad Hossein Nejat pointed out that the massacre, which ISIS has claimed, came just weeks after President Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia and Isr...

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  • Closing arguments set in police officer's manslaughter trial
Closing arguments set in police officer's manslaughter trial

Castile's girlfriend streamed the immediate aftermath live on Facebook, which brought the case extra attention. He said it was reasonable to deduce that Castile had smoked marijuana the day of the shooting because THC, the main psychoactive chemical in cannabis, was found in his blood.

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  • The Goldstein Munger & Associates Takes Position in Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)
The Goldstein Munger & Associates Takes Position in Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

The company was downgraded on Tuesday, August 4 by Macquarie Research. The company maintained ROI for the last twelve months at -2.30%. Tdam Usa Inc increased Cisco Sys Inc ( CSCO ) stake by 6.53% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. ATR remains at 0.52 while Beta component of the stock stands at 1.24. It fall, as 81 investors sold CSCO shares whil...

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  • British Prime Minister Vows To Stay In Office After Huge Party Losses
British Prime Minister Vows To Stay In Office After Huge Party Losses

Britain's Conservatives have lost their majority in the general elections that has resulted in a hung parliament. "Clearly if she's got a worse result than two years ago and is nearly unable to form a government, then she, I doubt, will survive in the long term as Conservative Party leader", former Conservative Treasury chief George Osborne said ...

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  • US Attorney General Sessions to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee
US Attorney General Sessions to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

Sessions recused himself from that inquiry in March after media reports that he had been in two previously undisclosed meetings a year ago with Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak . And he made sure that his version of events would be disseminated at a time convenient for Comey - say, after the president threatened him with the existence of reco...

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  • Trump on Comey: He's a leaker
Trump on Comey: He's a leaker

Mr Trump refused to say whether those private exchanges were taped . And over dinner at the White House in an earlier interaction, Comey wrote in his opening testimony , Trump had demanded loyalty, possibly in return for letting him continue in the job.

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  • Trump's outside counsel gets a little desperate targeting Comey
Trump's outside counsel gets a little desperate targeting Comey

The other was that he - James Comey - leaked the memos he wrote about his encounters with the president to the press, via a personal friend. "Those were lies, plain and simple", Comey said , firing a shot of tension through the hearing room, which stood silent except for the shutter clicks of photographers capturing the political theater.

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  • More than 65 Indian Americans in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee
More than 65 Indian Americans in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee

The Cary resident is a veteran of the competition, tying for 39th place in the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee . "This is not something that comes easy". on ESPN 2. "It's nerve wrecking because they have all the spotlights on you but it's also fun", she added. Nathan Ostermann , 11, said he's "not too nervous" about the national competitio...

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  • UK Labour Party's savvy use of social media helped win young voters
UK Labour Party's savvy use of social media helped win young voters

He couldn't stop the Tories from forming a coalition nor did he match the famous victories of past Labour leaders like Tony Blair. "Now Jeremy is doing the same". A backbencher predicted: "People like Chuka will go back. We need to fall in behind the prime minister and work as best we can". Tribune relaunched in April with a new mission stat...

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  • USA doesn't need India, France, China telling it what to do: Haley
USA doesn't need India, France, China telling it what to do: Haley

The new coalition includes dozens of university and college leaders, including the chancellors of six University of California campuses, the president of New York University, plus schools from many states in between the coasts. Trump's decision made the USA one of just three countries that are not part of the agreement, which aims to combat climat...

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  • Sharif to hold talks with Saudi leadership on Qatar fallout
Sharif to hold talks with Saudi leadership on Qatar fallout

The two UAE carriers have wide global networks, and together with Qatar Airways have drawn the ire of European and U.S. legacy carriers who accused them of benefiting from state subsidies to expand into their traditional markets. The summit included one bilateral meeting between the US and Saudi Arabia and two multilateral meetings, one betwe...

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  • Nawaz Sharif to visit Saudi Arabia amid Gulf crisis
Nawaz Sharif to visit Saudi Arabia amid Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia has closed Qatar's sole land border and joined other countries in cutting off sea traffic, leading panicked residents to stockpile food. The airspace closure was within its sovereign right to protect the country and its citizens from anything it sees as a threat and as a precautionary measure, Saudi Arabia's General Authority of Civi...

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  • Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says President 'considering' firing Mueller
Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says President 'considering' firing Mueller

Look who he is hiring.check fec reports. In the past, some of those private expressions of anger have been made public by friends and associates, only to generate speculation about moves that never take place - including a senior staff shake-up that has yet to happen.

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  • Rallies against Islamic law draw counterprotests across US
Rallies against Islamic law draw counterprotests across US

There was a lot of shouting and chanting and even a few minor confrontations between the two sides, but police quickly moved in to prevent the tensions from escalating. "The theme of today is drowning out racism", said counter-protester Tony Murphy, standing next to demonstrators with colorful earplugs. That's not what people in the counter-prote...

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  • Comey fallout: Similarities in Times article, testimony could bolster Trump claims
Comey fallout: Similarities in Times article, testimony could bolster Trump claims

Trump had raised the possibility that his conversations with Comey were recorded in a May 12 tweet he sent several days after he fired him. But Trump continued to tease whether there were recordings of his conversations with Comey. Comey, who was sacked by Trump in May, delivered a scathing indictment of the president on Thursday at a congress...

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  • Trump considering firing special prosecutor
Trump considering firing special prosecutor

He said those concerns included the interview for the Federal Bureau of Investigation post and connections between Mueller's law firm and other White House officials. Schiff told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" that "I don't think the Congress would sit still and allow the president to pick his own investigator". "I think that Mueller should've not taken...

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  • UAE exempts Qataris married to Emiratis from expulsion order: Paper
UAE exempts Qataris married to Emiratis from expulsion order: Paper

On Twitter early today, budget carrier flynas said it "welcomes the Saudi employees working on Qatar Airways airbus A320, and invites anyone with the desire to join flynas and work among its crew". French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is scheduled to talk Monday with his Qatari counterpart. The boss of Qatar Airways has accused the US of fa...

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