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Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges Shouted Down by Protesters

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges Shouted Down by Protesters

Protesters shouted down Hodges at a press conference Friday night in which she announced she meant to nominate Assistant Police Chief Medaria Arradondo to take over as head of the department, and demanded that she resign. I've decided I am willing to step aside to let a fresh set of leadership eyes see what more can be done for the MPD to be the very best it can be . Noor is not required to submit to an interview with the bureau and has not agreed to one or provided a statement , the bureau ... Read More

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Mattis Says He Believes Daesh Leader Baghdadi Alive

Mattis Says He Believes Daesh Leader Baghdadi Alive

Mattis said. He said he also remains anxious by those who manage to escape home, bringing with them specialised skills like bomb-making, that they acquired in Syria and Iraq. Unfortunately it was leaked in a prominent national newspaper about a week later and then he went dead. Pentagon officials said Baghdadi was no longer is involved in the IS' day-to-day operations. Read More

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U.S. lawmaker to protest if Duterte visits White House

U.S. lawmaker to protest if Duterte visits White House

But his charge against the United States is also a response to a hearing organised on the eve by a Commission of human rights in the u.s. Congress about the war, that it delivers to the traffickers. and that it would be in the forefront of the demonstrations against his coming adventure whether Mr. Duterte is made in the United States. "So what makes that guy think that I am going to America?" said Duterte during a press conference in Davao City on Friday, July 21. Read More

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Tensions Rise in Jerusalem After Israel Installs Metal Detectors at Mosque

Tensions Rise in Jerusalem After Israel Installs Metal Detectors at Mosque

Tens of thousands of worshippers will gather to pray by the eleven security barriers outside the mosque for Friday prayers tomorrow, as mosque officials urge Palestinians to boycott the Israeli security checks. Erdan commented on the report that the Shin Bet was opposed to the idea of placing metal detectors at the holy site. And Jews flocked to the Temple Mount unhindered for the first time in many years. Read More

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Temple Mount Closed to Jewish Visitors

Temple Mount Closed to Jewish Visitors

Tension in the city grew in recent days over the deaths of several Palestinians at the hands of the Tel Aviv Police and Army and in several street clashes. It allowed Muslims to keep administering the Jerusalem compound. Israel says at least 175 of those killed were carrying out attacks while others died in clashes and protests. Read More

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Rauner vows to veto bail out of Chicago Public Schools

Rauner vows to veto bail out of Chicago Public Schools

Principals of Chicago's schools will get their first look at the budgets for their schools on Thursday, and for the third year in a row, those spending plans will rely on hundreds of millions of dollars that Rauner has vowed to veto. Referring to the longtime Democratic Speaker of the House as "ruthless", "cold-blooded" and a "tyrant", Rauner blamed Madigan for the concerns of school officials across the state about whether IL would come through on its funding promise. Read More

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Skydiver jumped to his death after leaving video for wife, police say

Skydiver jumped to his death after leaving video for wife, police say

A wife's plea to save her husband from committing suicide came seconds too late. The centre said Mr Capotorto was a licenced sky-diver with the appropriate training to jump alone and had paid for the flight. A spokesman for Skydive DeLand told the Washington Post that they offer their deepest sympathy to Vitantonio's family and friends. This is the fourth death in five years at Skydive DeLand , one of the busiest skydiving hubs in the country, WKMG-TV reports. Read More

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Senate Judiciary Chairman Wants Trump Jr. to Testify

Senate Judiciary Chairman Wants Trump Jr. to Testify

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a member of the committee, said it was "long overdue" that Manafort be called to testify. Trump Jr. said Tuesday he would be "happy" to work with a Senate Intelligence Committee now investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election after he himself acknowledged meeting a Kremlin-linked lawyer during his father's campaign. Read More

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Jimmy Carter treated for dehydration after collapsing at Habitat for Humanity build

Jimmy Carter treated for dehydration after collapsing at Habitat for Humanity build

The non-profit builds housing for people with low incomes. Firefighters and paramedics went to the Winnipeg sight, and brought Carter to a local hospital, according to Canadian media. Carter told Habitat officials he is OK, and encouraged volunteers to keep building. Thursday afternoon, a spokesperson for George W. Bush released a statement : "God Bless him, and we hope he is fine". Read More

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Cornyn, Cruz should step up and lead on health care

Cornyn, Cruz should step up and lead on health care

Yet getting the Better Care Reconciliation Act through the chamber, where the Republicans now enjoy a slim two-vote majority, has proved tough for majority leader Mitch McConnell . Republicans continue to tweak their health care bill but, if it doesn't pass, the notion has come up they may work with Democrats to, instead, rework parts of the Affordable Care Act . Read More

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