• Scaramucci doubles down on complaints of leaks
Scaramucci doubles down on complaints of leaks

The call-in to CNN was approved directly by President Donald Trump , Scaramucci told Philip Rucker , the Washington Post's White House bureau chief. The serrated-edge response was similar to something his new boss might do, but it rippled through the White House, with several staff members expressing astonishment at the public outburst.

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  • NHTSA Upgrades Probe of Ford Exhaust Fumes
NHTSA Upgrades Probe of Ford Exhaust Fumes

Some police departments use Ford Explorers that are created to help facilitate law enforcement duties - called the Police Interceptor Vehicle - and at least 60 have been removed from being used by authorities in Austin, Texas. So far, the APD has pulled 69 Explorers and Utility Interceptors, a modified version of the Explorer, from service. Ford ...

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  • North Korean Ballistic Missile Launch Detected by Pentagon
North Korean Ballistic Missile Launch Detected by Pentagon

Additionally, the USA and South Korea are allegedly debating "military response options" after the test. The Department of Defense detected the ballistic missile launch and later confirmed it to be an ICBM by an initial assessment, USA officials said.

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  • President Trump names John F. Kelly White House Chief of Staff
President Trump names John F. Kelly White House Chief of Staff

That tension came to a head when Priebus, the former RNC chairman, objected to the hiring of the hiring of Scaramucci to be the White House's communications director last week. The former Republican National Committee chairman faced a hard task from the outset as he attempted to wrangle a hodgepodge of rival staff factions divided by ideology and...

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  • United Nations appeals for calm in Venezuela ahead of controversial vote
United Nations appeals for calm in Venezuela ahead of controversial vote

Although the government-backed court reversed its decision, Maduro's push for a constituent assembly comprised mainly of his supporters has led to further violent demonstrations in which more than 100 people have died . The United States has hit 13 current and former Venezuelan officials with sanctions, freezing the assets and putting a trav...

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  • Los Angeles Metro to buy electric buses to fight global warming
Los Angeles Metro to buy electric buses to fight global warming

The technology of electric buses is still under development, and one of its negatives is that it still cannot cover long distances when compared to the natural gas-powered ones that can run hundreds of miles at a stretch. BYD American President Stella Li said the company was thrilled to produce the buses for Metro and to bring 59 new jobs to the ...

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  • Scaramucci lobs grenades in already chaotic White House
Scaramucci lobs grenades in already chaotic White House

Leaks have been a focus for President Trump since the start of his administration. On July 21, newly named White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci downplayed reports of tension between himself and chief of staff Reince Priebus .

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  • Wolf denies Trump request for Pa. voter info a second time
Wolf denies Trump request for Pa. voter info a second time

Gov. Tom Wolf sent his message to Kris Kobach, chairman of the Presidental Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, and shared it on social media Friday. The commission was formed to examine voter fraud, a Republican priority that has proven to be rare in practice. She originally had said she would turn over only what could be obtained through pu...

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  • Jordan says Israel holy site move 'step towards calm'
Jordan says Israel holy site move 'step towards calm'

Nearly four out of five Israelis disagree with removal of metal detectors from the entrances to the Temple Mount, a recent survey finds. Guterres said "it is essential to fully respect the status quo at the holy sites". Meanwhile, Israeli forces arrested 120 Palestinians, and released 21 of them after several hours, the Palestinian Prisoners Cl...

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  • Health Care Reform: Local Impact
Health Care Reform: Local Impact

Between Medicaid , the refundable tax credits, the long-term state stability fund, a new substance abuse treatment fund, and additional federal resources to cover the treatment of Native Americans, the state would have had the necessary tools to provide health care coverage for low-income individuals.

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  • Senate panel drops Manafort subpoena
Senate panel drops Manafort subpoena

Behind the scenes, a sort of witness tug of war has developed between the Senate judiciary committee and the Senate intelligence committee, as well as the House committees running their own investigations. Another is the Senate judiciary committee , which has sought testimony from Manafort and President Donald Trump's eldest son. The Judicia...

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  • Kidnappers Release Lagos School Students in Ondo
Kidnappers Release Lagos School Students in Ondo

It is not clear if it is all the six students who were released. They were handed over to the Ondo state Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi by their abductors. NAN gathered that their release was made possible by the Lagos and Ondo state governments and the police. The kidnappers had on May 25 attacked the school premises firing gun shots to scare ...

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  • Civilians Flee Raqqa as Fight against IS Heightens
Civilians Flee Raqqa as Fight against IS Heightens

The first LGBTQ military has been established to combat the Islamic State (ISIS). But much tougher fighting still lies ahead. The colonel also added that the US-led forces are now " in the process of ceasing our support for them and receiving the equipment that we provided to them for the fight against ISIS ".

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  • OH firefighters use pocketknife cut off boa constrictor's head to save woman
OH firefighters use pocketknife cut off boa constrictor's head to save woman

Firefighters were able to rescue the woman from Sheffield Lake, Ohio , an area west of Cleveland. Firefighters found the woman lying in her driveway with the snake wrapped around her neck, biting her. Wes Mariner said. Firefighters rescued an OH woman from a boa constrictor that was biting her face on Thursday. The Chronicle has a fuller v...

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  • Pulling the Curtain Back on Bitzio Inc (BTZO)
Pulling the Curtain Back on Bitzio Inc (BTZO)

The RSI is computed base on the speed and direction of a stock's price movement. The original guidelines focused on creating buy/sell signals when the reading moved above +100 or below -100. As a momentum indicator, the Williams R% may be used with other technicals to help define a specific trend. This indicator compares the closing price of a stoc...

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  • European Union freedom of movement to end by March 2019, minister says
European Union freedom of movement to end by March 2019, minister says

Speaking to the BBC's Today Programme , Hammond said: "I hope we will be able to agree a transition which means goods will be able to flow across the border between the United Kingdom and the European Union in much the way they do now". "But we're very clear that free movement ends". The National Farmers' Union and industry professionals fear fo...

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  • Saudi Arabia claims to have shot down Mecca missile
Saudi Arabia claims to have shot down Mecca missile

Occasional ballistic missile attacks, as well as more frequent short-range rocket fire over the southern border, have in the past been conducted after coalition air strikes against the rebels in Yemen and is not the first time rebels have fired in the direction of Mecca.

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  • India's Supreme Court rejects 10-year-old rape victim's plea to abort
India's Supreme Court rejects 10-year-old rape victim's plea to abort

The girl, who hails from Chandigarh, was repeatedly raped by her uncle, which led to her pregnancy. Her pregnancy was discovered two weeks ago when she complained of stomach ache and her parents took her to hospital. The police in Chandigarh have arrested the uncle on charges of rape, according to Deepak Yadav, the deputy superintendent of police...

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  • US orders diplomats' families to leave Venezuelan capital
US orders diplomats' families to leave Venezuelan capital

The Constituent Assembly could dramatically reshape the country's governance. It comes as the number of people killed in the anti-government clashes reached over 100. Maduro has rejected calls for a new presidential election before the scheduled 2018 vote. He further warned that "whoever organizes, holds or incites any activities directed at d...

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  • Christy Clark thanks BC Liberal party members after announcing looming resignation
Christy Clark thanks BC Liberal party members after announcing looming resignation

Liberals are in opposition and I don't think there's the prospect of an election in B.C. any time soon". Her leadership and willingness to work across party lines on this vital issue has made universities and colleges across this province safer for our students - and for this I am grateful.

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