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NOPD officers in bar fight could face more serious charges NOPD officers in bar fight could face more serious charges
- July 30, 2018

The fight also resulted in the NOPD firing Sutton and Galman. Gomez said the two men, who recently graduated from the police academy and were still in the required probationary period, asked about his military service and didn't believe his response. (more...)
Wildfire near Chelan prompts evacuations, closes highway Wildfire near Chelan prompts evacuations, closes highway
- July 30, 2018

The grass fire covers 2.8 square miles (7.2 square kilometers). McNeil Canyon Road is closed to traffic, as is Highway 97 between mileposts 213 and 235, including Beebe Bridge. Approximately 50 homes are under Level 3 evacuation notices, meaning residents should leave immediately. State fire assistance has been mobilized under the Washington State Fire Services Resource Mobilization Plan in support of local firefighters working to contain the Chelan Hills Acres Fire12 miles north Orondo in ... (more...)
Rudy Giuliani: Michael Cohen Has ‘Destroyed Himself’ as a Witness
- July 30, 2018

Rudy Giuliani visits the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem, June 7, 2018. "On the question of the attorney-client privilege that Giuliani is talking about, I don't know exactly what he's talking about, meaning, when it comes to the tape that we've heard about, apparently Giuliani has waived attorney-client privilege", Abrams said. (more...)
Mother orca pushes dead calf to the surface for two days Mother orca pushes dead calf to the surface for two days
- July 30, 2018

According to a statement for The Center for Whale Research: "The baby's carcass was sinking and being repeatedly retrieved by the mother, who was supporting it on her forehead and pushing it in choppy seas". "It's obvious what's happening". This is an animal that is grieving for its dead baby and she doesn't want to let it go. "That's part of what people are picking up on, like 'my God I would feel the same way, '" she said. (more...)
U.S. Rep. John Lewis hospitalized Saturday U.S. Rep. John Lewis hospitalized Saturday
- July 30, 2018

CNN affiliate WSB-TV reported that Lewis was being treated at a hospital in metro Atlanta, and the station quoted unnamed sources as saying Lewis became ill on a flight to Atlanta on Saturday. Lewis was photographed under assault and sustained a fractured skull. Lewis has served in Congress since January 1987. He has been an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump and many of his policies since he took office. (more...)
Pres. Trump willing to shut down government over border security Pres. Trump willing to shut down government over border security
- July 30, 2018

The $5 billion is well above the $1.6 billion in the Senate version of the bill, which would finance the Homeland Security Department. Trump, however, isn't backing away from the idea. This appears to be a reversal for the president, as Trump had regularly said throughout his 2016 presidential campaign that Mexico would pay for the border wall. (more...)
Top US official meets Afghan Taliban in Qatar Top US official meets Afghan Taliban in Qatar
- July 30, 2018

A meeting between a senior United States diplomat and Taliban representatives in Doha last week to discuss a possible ceasefire ended with "very positive signals". They also discussed Taliban participation in the Afghan government. Afghan and Taliban officials will hold two days of "reconciliation" talks in Qatar, the Gulf nation's state news agency reported, May 2, 2015. (more...)
Massive wildfires scorching California Massive wildfires scorching California
- July 30, 2018

The fatalities bring the death toll to five since the massive blaze started burning Monday about 100 miles (161 kilometres) south of the OR border. A private-hire bulldozer operator, who was not identified, also died Thursday while battling the fire. (more...)
Saudi Arabia stops oil exports after Yemen rebels strike two tankers Saudi Arabia stops oil exports after Yemen rebels strike two tankers
- July 30, 2018

The latest attack on Saudi oil tankers could strengthen the Arab states' position ahead of possible United Nations -sponsored peace talks between Yemen's warring parties, which aim to avoid an all-out assault on the country's main port city of Hodeidah. (more...)
US Economic Growth Hits Fastest Rate Since 2014, Trump Rejoices US Economic Growth Hits Fastest Rate Since 2014, Trump Rejoices
- July 30, 2018

It was a good week for the economy, which is why our weekly Trump-o-meter reads BIGLY, our second highest score. House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) recently credited the former president for the improving economy while unveiling an update to his job growth platform Monday. (more...)
Iran currency extends record fall as U.S. sanctions loom Iran currency extends record fall as U.S. sanctions loom
- July 30, 2018

In May the United States pulled out of a 2015 deal between world powers and Tehran under which global sanctions on Iran were lifted in return for curbs on its nuclear programme. But the trade continued with Iranians anxious about a prolonged economic downturn turning to dollars as a safe way to store their savings, or as an investment in the hope the rial will continue to drop. (more...)
Trump Org CFO subpoenaed in Cohen probe Trump Org CFO subpoenaed in Cohen probe
- July 30, 2018

In a series of early morning tweets , the president dismissed reports that his former lawyer Michael Cohen said Trump was aware of the meeting. Raddatz asked Abrams and Chris Christie , a former U.S. Giuliani was referring to Mueller's investigation. Trump Jr.'s first statement after the initial report asserted the meeting was only about adoption. (more...)
NY Times counters Trump tweet about White House meeting NY Times counters Trump tweet about White House meeting
- July 29, 2018

Sulzberger, Publisher of the New York Times ", tweeted Trump. Spent much time talking about the vast amounts of Fake News being put out by the media & how that Fake News has morphed into phrase, "Enemy of the People." Sad! But with Trump's tweet, a Times spokeswoman said the newspaper chose to publicize Sulzberger's "detailed notes". (more...)
Polar bear shot dead after attacking cruise ship guard Polar bear shot dead after attacking cruise ship guard
- July 29, 2018

A Hapag-Lloyd spokesman said the bear had been shot by the man's colleague "in an act of self-defence". "He was flown out, was responsive, and is now undergoing medical treatment", spokeswoman Negar Etminan said of their employee, adding that the victim was not in a life-threatening condition. (more...)
Mugabe says he will not vote for successor Mnangagwa Mugabe says he will not vote for successor Mnangagwa
- July 29, 2018

Mugabe spoke slowly but appeared in good health sitting in a blue-tiled pagoda set on a lawn outside the sprawling luxury mansion in the upmarket suburb of Harare . Many in Zimbabwe knew no other leader but Mugabe, who led the country for 37 years and since independence from white minority rule in 1980. "I say no, no, no". (more...)
Ex-classmate confronts Spicer with N-word accusation at book signing Ex-classmate confronts Spicer with N-word accusation at book signing
- July 29, 2018

The former press secretary has been confronted at each of the book signings as well, with those in attendance often calling out Spicer for lying in his duties as Trump's spokesman. "I'm not scared to fight you now". A Newport Daily News video of the encounter doesn't show how Spicer, who was seated at a table signing books, reacted to being accused of using the racial slur. (more...)
President Trump willing to shut down government over border security President Trump willing to shut down government over border security
- July 29, 2018

Trump also wants changes to legal immigration , including scrapping a visa lottery program. On his proposed U.S. -Mexico border wall, Trump got $1.6 billion past year. A disruption in federal government operations in the months before November congressional elections could backfire on Trump if voters blame Republicans, who control Congress, for the interruption in services. (more...)
There are ‘consequences’ for illegal border crossing, Trump says There are ‘consequences’ for illegal border crossing, Trump says
- July 29, 2018

Trump's criticism comes two weeks after a federal court order forced the administration to stall its controversial practice of separating the children of migrant families caught along the border. Democrats have long opposed financing Trump's wall but lack the votes by themselves to block House approval of that amount. We need great people coming into our Country!,' he tweeted Sunday morning. (more...)
Three dead, seven injured in New Orleans shooting Three dead, seven injured in New Orleans shooting
- July 29, 2018

Another shooting was reported late Saturday but Harrison said they were not sure if it was related to the earlier killings. "A lot of people were here tonight", he said. local time. Three more lives - gone. "It's unacceptable anywhere", said Cantrell. "There is no place in New Orleans for this kind of violence", New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell said in a statement. (more...)
Latest updates as Cambodians prepare to cast votes on Sunday Latest updates as Cambodians prepare to cast votes on Sunday
- July 29, 2018

Some 8 million people are registered to vote, and the National Election Committee is expected to announce the preliminary results on Sunday night. This would compare to 70 percent from the election in 2013. Last November, a Cambodian court dissolved the main opposition party, the Cambodian National Rescue Party - which nearly unseated Hun Sen's CPP in 2013 - and locked its leader, Kem Sokha, in a remote jail on treason charges. (more...)
Georgia police officers fired for coin-flip arrest Georgia police officers fired for coin-flip arrest
- July 29, 2018

Brown says she didn't record the speed at which Webb had been driving. Police Chief Rusty Grant cited policies that state officers should serve the public in a "kind, considerate, and patient manner" and should refrain from conduct that destroys public respect for the officer or the department. (more...)
Donald Trump open to Moscow visit if Vladimir Putin formally invites him Donald Trump open to Moscow visit if Vladimir Putin formally invites him
- July 29, 2018

Staff members had pushed back against or seemingly ignored the requests for retaliation - at least until this past week - when CNN's Kaitlan Collins was banned from an open media event at the White House in retaliation for the way she had tried to question the president earlier in the day. (more...)
Thick mud hampers Laos dam rescue with hundreds still unaccounted for Thick mud hampers Laos dam rescue with hundreds still unaccounted for
- July 29, 2018

Floodwaters that rose to the rooftops are slowly receding as villages begin digging out of the deluge of mud from the dam's failure on Monday. Construction of the project, which is estimated to cost 1.02 billion United States dollars, began in February 2013 and commercial operations were expected to begin this year. (more...)
Five children, one adult killed in motel blaze Five children, one adult killed in motel blaze
- July 29, 2018

WXMI reported that the victim in the tragedy have been identied as 26-year-old Kiarre Samuel, 10-year-old Marquise Thompson, 7-year-old Gerome Randolph, 5-year-old Samuel Curtis, 4-year-old Savod Curtis and 2-year-old Avery Curtis. The dead children ranged in age from two to 10. They were all staying in one room. "But he is doing the best he can at this point", said Boyce. A cause for the fire has yet to be determined. (more...)
Trump denies knowing about Russian Federation meeting in Trump Tower Trump denies knowing about Russian Federation meeting in Trump Tower
- July 29, 2018

Trump has denied knowing about the Trump Tower meeting in advance. Trump denied knowledge of the meeting in a tweet Friday morning, blaming Cohen with his reported financial troubles. had been speaking with his father at the time he was organizing the Trump Tower meeting with the Russian delegation, that might bolster whatever statement Cohen was willing to make to the Justice Department. (more...)
Ethiopia: Head engineer of $4.8B dam project found dead Ethiopia: Head engineer of $4.8B dam project found dead
- July 29, 2018

Ethiopia has been pushing on with the project in the face of opposition from Egypt which fears it will affect the flow of the Nile, its main source of water. The country plans to spend some $12 billion on harnessing its rivers, although these ambitions caused disagreements with neighboring countries, such as Egypt. (more...)
Magnitude 6.4 quake rocks Lombok region of Indonesia Magnitude 6.4 quake rocks Lombok region of Indonesia
- July 29, 2018

One Malaysian was killed and six injured, the Malaysian foreign ministry said. Two strong earthquakes struck Indonesia hours apart on late Saturday and early Sunday. Around 43 quakes were recorded after the initial 6.4 magnitude tremor. A deep magnitude 6.4 natural disaster struck off eastern Indonesia Saturday. (more...)
New Orleans Shooting Leaves Three Dead, Seven Wounded
- July 29, 2018

The woman was shot multiple times in the back, according to the department's Twitter account. "A lot of people were here tonight", he said. A lot of people we know saw what happened, heard what happened. The city's mayor, LaToya Cantrell, condemned the violence and vowed to "dedicate every resource necessary to ending this horror and seeing justice done". (more...)
Russian Hackers Target Vulnerable Senate Democrat Russian Hackers Target Vulnerable Senate Democrat
- July 29, 2018

The news site reported that McCaskill, considered among the most vulnerable senators up for reelection, was one of three congressional candidates a Microsoft executive said last week had been targeted by hackers. This latest attack on a U.S. election comes after President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin met in Helsinki last week. "The Russians saw 2016 as a success, and they'll be back in 2018, unless we do far more to protect ourselves than we're now doing", Warner ... (more...)
Black bear scampers to freedom after being caught inside storm drain Black bear scampers to freedom after being caught inside storm drain
- July 29, 2018

That means that if wildlife officers has to handle the bear again in the future, they will be required to euthanize it. Colorado Springs Utilities workers and Colorado Parks and Wildlife Southeast Region workers were called to the scene and worked out a strategy to free the beast that didn't involve an official handling it. (more...)

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