• Local reaction to Trump calling for ban on transgender in military
Local reaction to Trump calling for ban on transgender in military

The United States Military is not the place for leftist social experimentation", Miller said in a statement to The Texas Tribune. In a series of tweets Wednesday morning , President Trump said transgender people will not be allowed to serve in the USA military.

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  • Giants receive two pitchers from Red Sox in exchange for Nunez
Giants receive two pitchers from Red Sox in exchange for Nunez

It soon became clear that this was no precautionary move . Once Nunez was pulled from the game, he began hugging his Giants' teammates and coaches, and embarked on a brief goodbye tour. Boston's Mookie Betts and Seattle's Robinson Cano , both All-Stars this year, got a break from the starting lineup with each team having a day off Thursday.

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  • North korea: preparations for a test missile
North korea: preparations for a test missile

Expert observers suspect that the North has a re-entry vehicle that could potentially survive the stress of an intercontinental flight, and after five nuclear tests, there is a strong possibility that North Korea has a nuclear bomb small enough to mount on a ballistic missile as they claim.

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  • Clinton's book title revealed
Clinton's book title revealed

The book, which chronicled Clinton's doomed campaign, makes multiple references to the former president's constant complaints that his wife was not going out to suburbs and swing states to convince swing voters to cast their ballot for the Democratic ticket.

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  • Baby abandoned in parking lot; father arrested
Baby abandoned in parking lot; father arrested

The man drove away from what is typically a very busy parking lot. Officers and medical personnel responded to the shopping center, and the 16-day-old boy was transported to NorthBay Medical Center for observation. Keeton says "So I approached the vehicle seat and noticed a baby inside". In a body cam footage, a newborn baby -whose umbilical chor...

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  • Gulf Crisis: Terror List Expanded, Doha Slams Blockades as Illegal
Gulf Crisis: Terror List Expanded, Doha Slams Blockades as Illegal

Despite that, Doha's participation was in accordance "with the principle of supporting brothers whether they were oppressed or oppressors". The announcement by the four states comes after the end of a trip by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Riyadh, Kuwait and Doha to try to mediate the crisis, which broke out on June 5, when the four ...

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  • Switzerland chainsaw attack: Suspect arrested in Thalwil
Switzerland chainsaw attack: Suspect arrested in Thalwil

Swiss police issued an worldwide arrest warrant on Tuesday for a chainsaw-wielding attacker who remained on the run after wounding multiple people in an office building rampage. "All we know is he wanted to harm our employees". She said two staff members were among the injured. Images of the scene show a cobble-stoned street cordoned off, with p...

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  • Takata airbag recalls affecting Australian consumers
Takata airbag recalls affecting Australian consumers

The ACCC referred to another incident in April in which a woman in the Northern Territory suffered severe injuries from her airbag after a crash. Globally, 18 deaths and 180 injuries have been linked to the airbags. However, in May a year ago, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ( NHTSA ) in the United States of America disco...

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  • Sri Lanka Navy Saved Drowning Elephants
Sri Lanka Navy Saved Drowning Elephants

Footage shows the efforts of smaller boats approaching the elephants in their attempt to tow them back to land, while larger ships monitored the perimeter in order to keep the area clear of any passing vessels. Sri Lankan Navy spokesperson Lieutenant Commander Chaminda Walakuluge told TOI that rescuing elephants from mid-sea was tough since it ...

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  • Mandela family 'unequivocally' supports Graca - Mandla
Mandela family 'unequivocally' supports Graca - Mandla

In a press release, the executors of Nelson Mandela were of the view that the content of the book was "deeply regrettable and unfortunate and constitutes an unlawful disclosure". Ramlakan told eNCA Madiba's last days were incredible and impressive. Publisher Penguin Random House has released a statement, confirming their decision to shelve th...

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  • Will gas hit the highest prices of the year this week?
Will gas hit the highest prices of the year this week?

All told, analysts expect gas prices to continue rising for the rest of the summer. By contrast, Decatur has the cheapest gas, at a price of $2.12 per gallon. A continuing global glut of crude oil has helped keep gasoline prices in check, but AAA warns that that could change when OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers meet this week to decide whether to...

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  • Not sure if 39 missing Indians in Mosul are alive
Not sure if 39 missing Indians in Mosul are alive

After he returned, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj held a meeting with the families and told them that the missing Indians were probably lodged in a jail in Badush, a village near Mosul. Nearly immediately, however, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had announced that there was no proof of the deaths, and that the government's searc...

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  • Police Accuse Utah Parents of Feeding Opioid Pills to Newborn Baby
Police Accuse Utah Parents of Feeding Opioid Pills to Newborn Baby

Spencer Cannon of the Utah County Sheriff's Office told Fox 13 . After Wilde was given a gift card, he was confronted by story security while carrying the couple's then 2-month-old child in a vehicle seat. The couple also tried to cover up their daughter's addiction to drugs , reports said Sunday. He dropped the auto seat again afte...

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  • German jihadi schoolgirl found in Iraq 'just wants to come home'
German jihadi schoolgirl found in Iraq 'just wants to come home'

However, even if she is sentenced to death in Iraq, she would not be executed before the age of 22. "If the Centre knows where they are then she must tell the nation what steps are being taken to bring them back to the country", the former Leader of Opposition of Punjab Assembly said.

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  • Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns In Wake Of Officer Shooting Of Australian Woman
Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns In Wake Of Officer Shooting Of Australian Woman

Harteau said she had not spoken out on the shooting until Thursday because she was on vacation and had little cellphone coverage in the remote mountainous area where she was staying, reported the St. "I asked Chief Harteau for her resignation, she tendered it, and I have accepted it". The mayor has announced the nomination of Assistant Police...

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  • 8 people found dead in tractor-trailer in San Antonio
8 people found dead in tractor-trailer in San Antonio

Officials called the situation an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong - the latest smuggling-by-truck-operation to end in tragedy and one of the worst cases on record. Most of the victims were in their early 20's and 30's, and two of the dead were young children, officials claim. Police say they checked surveillance video, which shows vehicles...

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  • Liverpool complete signing of left-back Andrew Robertson from Hull City
Liverpool complete signing of left-back Andrew Robertson from Hull City

Just four years ago, Robertson was earning a living as a supermarket cashier and working at Hampden Park while playing in the fourth tier of Scottish football with amateur outfit Queen's Park. All in all, Andrew Robertson's move to Liverpool seems to be a good deal for Liverpool , provided he can adapt to Klopp's style of play and if he can be...

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  • Fighting in Afghan province kills 6 soldiers
Fighting in Afghan province kills 6 soldiers

The Guardian quoted the local police as saying that the attack took place on Friday afternoon when an Afghan police unit retook a checkpoint captured by the Taliban on Thursday. Two police were killed and four others wounded in similar incident in outskirts of Lashkar Gah late last month. In the statement, the US offered its condolences to the ...

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  • Kushner discloses additional $10M in assets
Kushner discloses additional $10M in assets

In an updated disclosure form released on Friday, Kushner added more than 70 personal assets . The new filings also clarified that Kushner also has a $5million to $25 million stake in a $800 million real estate tech start-up that he co-founded with his brother, Joshua.

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  • Congress MLA in Kerala charged with sexual harassment, stalking
Congress MLA in Kerala charged with sexual harassment, stalking

Reacting to the arrest, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that as soon as the complaint surfaced his government made a decision to appoint a woman IPS officer to probe the case. The police had earlier taken the statement of the woman. While the police recorded the survivor's statement on Thursday, they have also recorded the statement of a nun...

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  • Poland's Senate approves controversial Supreme Court bill
Poland's Senate approves controversial Supreme Court bill

Poland is poised to dissolve a key separation of government powers, as President Andrzej Duda is expected to sign a bill that puts the nation's Supreme Court under the control of the ruling party, despite citizens' protests and pleas from allies in the European Union and U.S.

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  • Judge's long homer helps Yankees beat Mariners
Judge's long homer helps Yankees beat Mariners

Friday's 5-1 loss to the New York Yankees marked the Mariners' 11th loss in their last 13 home games . No one has hit one out of Safeco during a game since the ballpark opened midway through the 1999 season. The Yankees took the lead in the third. That brought up Aaron Judge , who had been held quiet to that point in the series. His long home...

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  • Quake off Greece and Turkey kills two, injures dozens
Quake off Greece and Turkey kills two, injures dozens

The statement said the Pakistani government and its people expressed their honest condolences for the injured people and material damage caused by the quake. The Foreign Office has instructed visitors to Greece and Turkey to "be aware of the possibility of aftershocks". The Athens-based Geodynamic Institute says a magnitude 4.3 natural disaster h...

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  • Germany's Merkel backs Foreign Minister's measures against Turkey
Germany's Merkel backs Foreign Minister's measures against Turkey

Germany is Turkey's largest economic and trade partner and German investments in Turkey have been helping the growth of this country since decades. Germany must reassess comments that are inappropriate."Germany on July 20 told its citizens to exercise caution if travelling to Turkey and threatened measures that could hinder German investment ther...

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  • Get ready for near-total eclipse
Get ready for near-total eclipse

Meteorologist Travis Herzog says at peak eclipse in Houston, the sun will be 67% covered by the moon. Most astronomers have the same advice: Get to the path of totality , because you won't want to miss this. NASA recommends only using eclipse glasses with ISO 12312-2 printed on them that have been manufactured by four USA companies: American...

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  • Rex Tillerson hopes Qatar blockade will be lifted
Rex Tillerson hopes Qatar blockade will be lifted

Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani amended 2004 legislation to set rules for defining terrorism, freezing financing and establishing national terrorism lists. Recall that Doha, just a week ago, signed a consensus with the United States to strengthen its fight against terrorism financing. He said the world understand these demands and the four cou...

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  • Three Indian soldiers killed as Pakistan Army retaliates on civilian's killing
Three Indian soldiers killed as Pakistan Army retaliates on civilian's killing

He said Pakistani soldiers deliberately targeted civilian villages and fired at school children while they were being evacuated. "This, he was told, does not behove of any army", an Indian Army spokesperson said here in a statement. Eleven persons, including 9 soldiers, were killed and 18 people injured in 18 ceasefire violations by Pakistan this...

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  • OJ Simpson moved to another cell away from inmates
OJ Simpson moved to another cell away from inmates

According to a report by Times of India, he may be released as early as October 1 this year. Simpson apologised for his crime during the parole hearing, saying he was a model prisoner, and promising that he'd have no conflicts if released.

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  • EU Threatens Legal Action Against Poland Over Judicial Reforms
EU Threatens Legal Action Against Poland Over Judicial Reforms

He said that the reforms carried out by the Polish government were a "dangerous tendency". Szydlo spoke after lawmakers voted to approve the contentious Supreme Court legislation. The vote came a day after the European Union gave its largest formerly communist member state a week to shelve judicial reforms that Brussels says would put courts unde...

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  • Texas Senate Passes Sunset Bill; Agenda For Session Is Set
Texas Senate Passes Sunset Bill; Agenda For Session Is Set

Dan Patrick , a former conservative talk radio host who oversees the Senate, told reporters. "My goal from day one is to pass every one of the governor's 20 priorities". Smith explained to CNN that she had felt the need to take action against the bills. North Carolina lawmakers repealed the bill in March after numerous business groups, athletic o...

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