• States Sue Trump Administration over EPA Decision, Pennsylvania Included
States Sue Trump Administration over EPA Decision, Pennsylvania Included

The states filed August 2 with the US Court of Appeals of the DC Circuit. The coalition of attorneys general in 16 states is challenging Pruitt's one-year delay in designating areas with unhealthy levels of smog as violating the requirements of the Clean Air Act , and as "arbitrary and capricious", according to the news release.

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  • Ryanair boss warns of European Union flight chaos
Ryanair boss warns of European Union flight chaos

But O'Leary said initial signs from Brexit talks were not promising and that likely European Union demands for any new deal would probably be unpalatable to London. "We fully expect flights between the UK and Europe to be protected because the benefits to both consumers and companies across the UK and the rest of Europe are so significant", Tim...

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  • 5 bomb threats interrupt normal operations at 2 Navy bases
5 bomb threats interrupt normal operations at 2 Navy bases

Five bomb threats have interrupted normal operations at two Navy bases in Virginia. Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit, Naval Criminal Investigative Services, Naval Station Norfolk Security and Fire and Emergency Response are on the scene and investigating the situation, she said.

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  • Apex Court refuses to stay NOTA in Gujarat RS election
Apex Court refuses to stay NOTA in Gujarat RS election

The apex court did not agree to the contention of Sibal that NOTA provision "will encourage corruption". Ahmed Patel is four time Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat and he was nominated record 5th time to contest the elections by Congress which generally doesn't give more than 4 terms of Rajya Sabha to any member.

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  • An Assistant Police Chief Shared Racist Meme On Facebook
An Assistant Police Chief Shared Racist Meme On Facebook

Police Chief Ernest Villejoin announced on Tuesday that Welsh would be resigning from his position. Estherwood City Hall immediately distanced itself from the situation , writing on Facebook Monday that it didn't have control over employment at the police department.

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  • Sea change at Orlando Pirates
Sea change at Orlando Pirates

Jonevret said: "I would like to thank the club for the opportunity". Sredojevic is aware of the pressure that comes with coach a club like Pirates, and he says he is ready for the challenge. "I wish the club and its supporters all the best for the future". "Some players I have coached, some I have seen from a distance, some I know, some are new...

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  • Amid questions on his attendance, Sachin Tendulkar attends Rajya Sabha
Amid questions on his attendance, Sachin Tendulkar attends Rajya Sabha

Tendulkar's attendance in the Upper House of Parliament was questioned recently as he is one of the members with lowest attendance. This was not the first time that Agarwal has raised the issue. While Tendulkar has asked 22 questions so far, Rekha, on the other hand, has asked none. As on 31st March 2017, Sachin attended only 23 of the 348 days...

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  • Cop injured, al Shabaab killed in Lafey police post attack
Cop injured, al Shabaab killed in Lafey police post attack

Northeastern regional commissioner Mohamud Saleh said the attackers were in a group of three. "The gunmen stole one vehicle after causing damage at the station but response teams are pursuing them". The officers killed one of the militants during an exchange of fire that saw at least 12 officers escape unhurt. The attackers also injured four pa...

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  • War not a solution, diplomacy needed to resolve Doklam crisis: Sushma Swaraj
War not a solution, diplomacy needed to resolve Doklam crisis: Sushma Swaraj

She said the boundary has still not been finalised. We're not only negotiating over Doklam , but discussing bilateral relations with China as well. The External Affairs Minister said the government will encourage the traditional fishermen and a budget of 1,500 crore rupees has been earmarked and so far 200 crore rupees has been released.

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  • President Trump Reportedly Called The White House
President Trump Reportedly Called The White House "A Real Dump"

RT has reached out to the White House for a response. The story on Trump's complicated love for golf also appears in Sports Illustrated magazine. The White House has denied that the president made any such comment. At the dinner, Trump addressed the members of the club by saying, 'This is my real group. Last November, the then-president-elect...

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  • Woman, two children held captive in Virginia home for two years
Woman, two children held captive in Virginia home for two years

When deputies arrived, they said Kariem Ali Muhammad Moore greeted them and was reluctant to let them inside the house. Lt. C.A. Carey told the Freelance Star in Fredericksburg that the woman is now hospitalized in serious condition. Carey said the investigation is ongoing and more charges could be filed. They also determined that the woman and...

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  • Father of Afghan robotics girl killed in mosque attack
Father of Afghan robotics girl killed in mosque attack

Afghan authorities said earlier that 30 worshippers including young children were killed and 64 wounded when suicide bombers throwing grenades stormed the Jawadya mosque in the western city near the Iranian border late Tuesday. The all-girls robotics team won a silver medal in the USA competition last month. "His daughter made him so proud", she ...

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  • Trump signs 'seriously flawed' Russian Federation sanctions bill
Trump signs 'seriously flawed' Russian Federation sanctions bill

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told a briefing that Trump "certainly didn't dictate (the statement), but. he weighed in, offered suggestion like any father would do". "We have learned to do this", he added. "That is why, since taking office, I have enacted tough new sanctions on Iran and North Korea , and shored up existing sanctions o...

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  • India may face deadly heat waves within decades
India may face deadly heat waves within decades

A group of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Wednesday published a study that reveals that the survival of humans in much of South Asia is at risk as the climate change could make the area too hot by the end of this century.

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  • Relocating 9/11 Memorial to Avoid Upsetting People
Relocating 9/11 Memorial to Avoid Upsetting People

The email continued: "The University also respects the right of all members of the community to avoid messages that are triggering, harmful, or harassing. "Therefore if the heart of campus is where it should be, MoMac Park would fit that description more than Dallas Hall since Dallas Hall is one of our northern-most buildings", Turner said in the l...

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  • USA not blaming China for Korean Peninsula nuclear issue: Tillerson
USA not blaming China for Korean Peninsula nuclear issue: Tillerson

North Korea would get "security" and "economic prosperity" in a future where it has done away with its nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles, Tillerson explains. "While ( Washington ) exerts pressure on North Korea , it should leave some alternatives for Pyongyang and make it believe that abandoning its nuclear and missile programmes will do m...

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  • SA Hostage in Mali Released
SA Hostage in Mali Released

Nkoana-Mashabane says McGowan was released on 29 July and has since returned home. No ransom was paid to secure McGowan's release, she added. The Dutchman's wife escaped the kidnapping and a German national who attempted to resist was killed.

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  • NOTA To Be Part Of Rajya Sabha Polls, Rules Supreme Court
NOTA To Be Part Of Rajya Sabha Polls, Rules Supreme Court

We will examine it". The elections of the Upper House do not take place by secret ballot as the voter has to show the marked ballot to the party's polling agent before putting it in the ballot box. "It is submitted that use of NOTA in the upcoming poll has become an issue of debate among the political parties and therefore, a proper consensus sho...

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  • Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh rock ramp show in Manish Malhotra's designed outfits
Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh rock ramp show in Manish Malhotra's designed outfits

Manish showcased his collection titled "Sensual Affair" in the fabrics of velvet and tulle. Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh are the upcoming on-screen couple, ready to win the hearts of the audience. The duo seems to be having fun at Fashion Design Council of India's India Couture Week (ICW) 2017 in Delhi. Alia and Ranveer, who have done several a...

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  • Thugs Beat Man When He Asks Them To Stop Smoking Pot
Thugs Beat Man When He Asks Them To Stop Smoking Pot

The video ( full version available here ) begins as the group punches and kicks the victimized commuter. A passenger seen trying to help Jones in the clip is also hit by one of the youths. "I'm so sorry it happened to him, and I apologize for that", DART spokesman Mark Ball said. 'For him to have stood up for DART and our policies and then to be ...

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  • Putin's New Limits On US Diplomacy Likely To Affect Russians Most
Putin's New Limits On US Diplomacy Likely To Affect Russians Most

With a sweeping cut in the number of US diplomatic personnel in Russia, President Vladimir Putin has raised the stakes further in an escalating rift with the United States. They include both Americans and Russians hired to work in the diplomatic offices. Putin had hoped relations would improve with the United States, but now says it does no...

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  • Al Gore's House Uses 34 Times the Electricty as an Average House
Al Gore's House Uses 34 Times the Electricty as an Average House

Directors Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk , whose credits include The Island President , The Rape Of Europa and Audrie & Daisy, lack the sense of outrage Davis Guggenheim brought to 2006's An Inconvenient Truth , which was as angry about the 2000 election as it was about global warming.

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  • United States does not seek regime change in N. Korea: Tillerson
United States does not seek regime change in N. Korea: Tillerson

While the focus of this past weekend's exercise was eliminating that THAAD system, China has fired on mock-ups of USA bases and weapons systems in the past. "But you are presenting an unacceptable threat to us, and we have to respond". Dueling missile tests and other incidents, such as the death of Otto Warmbier - an American student tourist to...

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  • 5 die in house fire in eastern India
5 die in house fire in eastern India

Singh, a leading member of Sikh community in Bhubaneswar and president of the local Gurudwara, owns Pal Heights Hotel, a three-star hotel. Fire tenders tried to douse the fire. It is suspected that the fire broke out from a short circuit. Satpal Singh was admitted to a hospital where his condition is said to be stable. The deceased have bee...

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  • IT raids continue on Karnataka minister's houses in Delhi
IT raids continue on Karnataka minister's houses in Delhi

While about Rs 7.9 crore cash has been recovered from Delhi , about Rs 2.23 crore has been found at locations in the southern state. Cash of over Rs 11 crore has been seized till now by the Income Tax Department as part of the ongoing searches at multiple premises linked to Karnataka Energy Minister DK Shivakumar and his associates in connec...

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  • Iran's Presidential Election A Political Epic: Interior Minister
Iran's Presidential Election A Political Epic: Interior Minister

Rouhani had won the presidential elections by a huge margin in May this year. "The response to the hostility is to become stronger", Khamenei added and described the US government as "the top aggressor and the most shameless "enemy of Iran".

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  • IT searches Karnataka minister's houses, resort where Congress MLAs holed up
IT searches Karnataka minister's houses, resort where Congress MLAs holed up

Clarifying that the timing of the search was decided well in advance, Ramesh said the events involving certain MLAs of another state (Gujarat) being brought to Karnataka were unforeseen and unpredictable. Ironically, the ruling BJP in Gujarat has fielded Balwantsinh Rajput, who quit the Congress as Chief Whip, to contest against Patel. Attacking ...

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  • LeT militant Abu Dujana rejected surrender offer just before Tuesday encounter
LeT militant Abu Dujana rejected surrender offer just before Tuesday encounter

After a gunbattle that erupted before daybreak, the forces blew up the house. In one such incident a year ago, when a joint team of Army's RR, J&K police SOG and CRPF were tracking him through one of the phones he used, Dujana sent a local supporter to Avantipora with his cellphone while he himself travelled elsewhere.

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  • SC to hear Cong. plea seeking removal of 'NOTA' from RS polls
SC to hear Cong. plea seeking removal of 'NOTA' from RS polls

But the very essence of NOTA undergoes a complete change when it is applied in the Rajya Sabha election which is an indirect one. Earlier on Wednesday, the ruling BJP govt had also approached the Election Commission seeking removal of the None Of The Above (NOTA) option in the upcoming Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat, a day after the Congress mad...

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  • Drunk man attacks Russian journalist on the air
Drunk man attacks Russian journalist on the air

The incident in Moscow's famed Gorky Park - which left the anchor back in the studio stunned - quickly went viral in Russian Federation with over 400,000 people viewing it on NTV's website.

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  • US Begins Drawdown From Russian Embassy Properties
US Begins Drawdown From Russian Embassy Properties

Russian Federation has also said it is seizing holiday properties and a warehouse used by U.S. diplomats. 755 American diplomats will have to leave Russia as a result of Washington's own policies, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said in an exclusive interview with the Rossiya 1 TV channel.

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  • Will Michelle Carter be sentenced to prison? Maybe not
Will Michelle Carter be sentenced to prison? Maybe not

Carter's attorney said she was a troubled, delusional young woman who was "dragged" into the suicidal journey of Roy, who had always been intent on killing himself. The sensational trial was closely watched on social media, in part because of the insistent tone of Carter's text messages. In the posting, Carter, who, like Roy, struggled with menta...

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  • Senate Democrats say 'no' to cuts for rich in GOP tax plan
Senate Democrats say 'no' to cuts for rich in GOP tax plan

The step toward bipartisanship on health care comes as some Republicans consider an approach that diverges from the president's stance. After the Senate rejected the so-called "skinny repeal" last week, both Hatch and Sen. The GOP-controlled House has voted to repeal it many times in a series of completely symbolic exercises that tossed r...

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  • John Kelly may help bring order to Trump's presidency
John Kelly may help bring order to Trump's presidency

Correction, 5:10 p.m.: This post's photo caption initially misidentified John Kelly . One of Scaramucci's first - and it turns out only - acts was to force out a communications aide seen as loyal to Priebus. Trump, I think that having the tools in place is very important", Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump , said on "Fox News Sun...

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  • Trump signs Russian sanctions bill, calls it 'seriously flawed'
Trump signs Russian sanctions bill, calls it 'seriously flawed'

President Trump made one public appearance Wednesday and it was not to sign the bill to sanction Russia's defense and energy sectors, which also targets Iran and the DPRK. Buckley argued that Trump would likely not heed these calls, noting how he has already shown he is capable of taking decisive and unexpected actions very fast on key issues, ...

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