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People Trump announces budget deal with congressional leaders
Author: 0 Trump announces budget deal with congressional leaders

The White House and congressional Democrats agreed Monday on a two-year budget deal that settles on a new debt ceiling and would likely eliminate the risk of a government shutdown this fall. They also cheered themselves for having secured "robust funding for critical domestic priorities in this agreement", adding that, overall, Democrats have secured more than $100 billion in funding for domestic spending since Trump took office.

People Nineteen People Killed By Tainted Alcohol In Costa Rica
Author: 0 Nineteen People Killed By Tainted Alcohol In Costa Rica

Health authorities in Costa Rica have called on the public to exercise caution when consuming alcohol. Methanol can also be found in solvent and antifreeze. In a press release, officials said that since June, a total of 14 men and five women - all between the ages of 32 and 72 - have died from the poisoning.

People Huawei secretly helped North Korea build, maintain wireless network
Author: 0 Huawei secretly helped North Korea build, maintain wireless network

It declined to comment on the documents. Suffice it to say, today's revelations make the issue infinitely more complicated and offer evidence that will likely help ostracize Huawei even more than it is already. The documents put Huawei at risk of further United States punishment, as the Department of Commerce placed a ban on the export of US-made equipment to Panda in 2014 over accusations it had provided such equipment to the Chinese military "and/or" sanctioned countries.

People As Mueller testimony approaches, Trump can't look away
Author: 0 As Mueller testimony approaches, Trump can't look away

He said Republicans will be focused on making clear that the report represents a "final episode" in the Russian Federation probe, which he described as flawed. "There's going to be a lot of questions for what he did say, what he didn't say, and how this thing started", he said, referring to Mueller. The president also criticized the "phony Democrats" for accomplishing nothing but wasting time on "this ridiculous witch hunt ".

People Puerto Rico Governor: Island-Wide Strike on Monday, July 22
Author: 0 Puerto Rico Governor: Island-Wide Strike on Monday, July 22

His announcement Sunday that he will not run for reelection next year and is resigning as the president of the New Progressive Party was not enough. He also said he is looking forward to defending himself as Puerto Rico's legislature begins exploring impeachment. Puerto Rico House Speaker Carlos Mendez, also of the PNP, appointed an independent panel on Friday to investigate whether the chats warranted impeachment.

People Zarif Says US Economic Terrorism A Global Threat
Author: 0 Zarif Says US Economic Terrorism A Global Threat

As part of its campaign, the US has re-imposed sanctions on exports of Iranian crude oil, which have nosedived the Iranian economy. Zarif's comments seem to refer to U.S. Zarif's persistent failed efforts to get other people to use his "B Team" coinage are one of the few bits of levity in the tense standoff with Iran. The sanctions may include freezing Iranian assets.

People Storms today, but relief from the heat coming
Author: 0 Storms today, but relief from the heat coming

We could see one or two stronger storms, with frequent lightning and gusty winds to the northwest. A cold front is expected to slowly cross through the region, and it's bringing a huge shift in the pattern! It's humid this morning with temperatures in the mid to upper 70s, but a cold front will drop humidity and temperatures.

People Power restored in some areas amid NY heatwave
Author: 0 Power restored in some areas amid NY heatwave

It was ConEd's second major outage in eight days and drew fire from Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio . The weekend's severe thunderstorms have given way to sunshine in lower MI, where temperatures are expected to reach a pleasant high of 78, according to the weather service .

People Driver arrested after auto speeds into crowds at cemetery
Author: 0 Driver arrested after auto speeds into crowds at cemetery

The vehicle involved fled the scene at high speed, and the suspected driver was arrested after crashing nearby. Several other people received minor injuries, gardaí said. "Never saw so many frightened people". "At that I knew there was something wrong". An eyewitness who spoke to RTÉ said some people had to jump out of the path of the vehicle.

People SC refuses to urgently list Karnataka MLAs plea for immediate floor test
Author: 0 SC refuses to urgently list Karnataka MLAs plea for immediate floor test

Kumaraswamy government in Karnataka", a tweet on the official handle of Mayawati reads. The Coalition , therefore, appears to be gearing up to raise more Constitutional and legal issues to bide time and delay the Floor Test. Both Congress and BJP leaders held legislative party meetings in Bengaluru on Sunday to finalise the strategy before the all-important trust vote.

People Bernie Sanders' Staff Demands $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders' Staff Demands $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage

In a statement provided to Newsweek , Shakir said that the campaign has been in discussions about pay structure changes with the United Food & Commercial Workers Local 400, the union representing the organizers. For Sanders to complain about how things are going in his campaign shows he hasn't truly thought through the consequences of his policies. It's still rare for a political campaign, by nature a temporary operation, to be unionized , so Sanders deserves some ...

People French submarine found after 50 years off coast of Toulon
Author: 0 French submarine found after 50 years off coast of Toulon

Several search efforts were made over the period but all the attempted had failed to locate Minerve . USA company " Ocean Infinity ", which specialises in underwater research, conduct further checks onboard the Norwegian ship "Seabed Constructor" during the second phase of the search for the wreckage of the Minerve submarine , in this image provided by the Marine Nationale on July 22, 2019.

People Proud India launches historic bid to put spacecraft on Moon
Author: 0 Proud India launches historic bid to put spacecraft on Moon

The Indian Space Research Organisation's ( ISRO ) Chandrayaan-2 (Moon Chariot 2), on board the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-mark III-M1), launches in Sriharikota in the state of Andhra Pradesh on July 22, 2019. SAIL along with ISRO has taken a major step forward as part of the Make In India initiative advanced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for indigenously developing the "exotic Russian grade ICSS-1218-321 (12X18H10T) austenitic stabilised stainless steel used in the ...

People Lufthansa resumes flights to Cairo after safety pause
Author: 0 Lufthansa resumes flights to Cairo after safety pause

Passengers scrambled to find alternative flights after receiving a notification from the airline informing them about the decision which came into effect immediately. The British Foreign Office updated its travel advisory on Saturday to add a reference to the British Airways' suspension, advising travellers affected to contact the airline.

People Heat warning continues. Warning of thunderstorms issued for Guelph and area
Author: 0 Heat warning continues. Warning of thunderstorms issued for Guelph and area

The companyÂ's Electric segment generates, purchases, distributes, and sells electricity to approximately 2.2 million residential, commercial, and industrial clients in southeastern MI. "We are working to update the estimates in our system now and every customer should receive a restoration estimate by early afternoon". If a customer is elderly or has a medical condition that would be adversely impacted by a power outage, they should try to make alternative accommodations with family or ...

People Venezuelan jet 'aggressively shadowed' United States military plane, says US
Author: 0 Venezuelan jet 'aggressively shadowed' United States military plane, says US

The U.S. military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of "aggressively" shadowing a U.S. Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over global airspace, a fresh sign of growing hostility between the two countries. The incident comes several months after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro became engaged in a power struggle with opposition leader and self-declared interim president of Venezuela Juan Guaido, who the U.S.

People Gov't working on release of Filipino seafarer after Iran seized tanker
Author: 0 Gov't working on release of Filipino seafarer after Iran seized tanker

British-registered ships were urged to avoid the Strait of Hormuz after the latest incident, despite its importance as a key route for around 20% of global oil supplies. As the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers unravels, the US has expanded its military presence in the region, while Iran has begun openly exceeding the uranium enrichment levels set in the accord to try to pressure Europe into alleviating the pain caused by the sanctions.

People Israel begins destroying Palestinian homes in West Bank
Author: 0 Israel begins destroying Palestinian homes in West Bank

However, the buildings are close to the separation barrier, which Israel credits with reducing terrorist attacks. For the Palestinians, Israel continues to use the pretext of security to expropriate land and pursue the policy of expanding settlements along the roads that connect them, effectively preventing the birth of a future united state.

People Ukraine Exit Poll: 43.9% Voted for President's Party
Author: 0 Ukraine Exit Poll: 43.9% Voted for President's Party

The pro-Russian Opposition Platform appeared to have placed second, with about 12 percent. If the early exit poll results prove accurate, Zelensky is likely to have confirmed his grip on power after his surprise victory against incumbent Poroshenko in the presidential run-off in April.

People Iran Warns UK Against 'Dangerous and Unwise' Moves After Tanker Seizure
Author: 0 Iran Warns UK Against 'Dangerous and Unwise' Moves After Tanker Seizure

Earlier, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had said the detention of the Iranian oil tanker "would not remain unanswered". France, Germany and the European Union joined Britain in condemning the seizure. United Kingdom foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt on Sunday also spoke to his French and German counterparts who agreed safe passage for vessels through the Strait was a priority for European nations.

People Countdown Begins For Launch of Chandrayaan 2 on Monday 2:43 PM
Author: 0 Countdown Begins For Launch of Chandrayaan 2 on Monday 2:43 PM

Chandrayaan-2 has been rescheduled to be launched on 22 July at 2.43 pm. It will carry an orbiter, a lander called Vikram and a rover called Pragyan, which has been nearly entirely designed and made in India. It is crucial for ISRO to land during this window , as the touchdown will be done at the high plain between two craters, Manzinus C and Simpelius N that will be at a point facing the Earth and would have started receiving sunlight by then.

People Mueller to Give 'Substantial Evidence' for Impeaching Trump, Top Democrat Says
Author: 0 Mueller to Give 'Substantial Evidence' for Impeaching Trump, Top Democrat Says

Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler , D-N.Y., arrives for a House Democratic caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2019. He said Republicans will be focused in their questioning on making clear that the Mueller report represents a "final episode" in the Russian Federation probe, which he described as flawed.

People President Trump says 'we have bigger problems than plastic straws'
Author: 0 President Trump says 'we have bigger problems than plastic straws'

There was no shortage of pressing issues for Donald Trump to address on Friday afternoon when he spoke briefly to the press as he made his way to board a helicopter that would carry him to his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Plastic straws are only available to people with a disability or medical need. "On Wednesday, the Trump campaign rolled out the suckiest (literally) campaign merchandise imaginable by telling supporters that Liberal paper straws don't work", and urging them to ...

People U.S. adviser Bolton travels to Japan, S.Korea amid trade dispute
Author: 0 U.S. adviser Bolton travels to Japan, S.Korea amid trade dispute

Japan announced this month that it was curbing exports of hi-tech materials to South Korea for the production of semiconductor and display panels. And in the coming week, the Korean government is going to take every step it can, diplomatically, to prevent Japan from doing that.

Author: 0 Lufthansa Suspends Flights to Cairo Over Security Concerns

Flight LH582 departed Frankfurt at 12:34 p.m. CEST (1034 UTC) - two hours later than scheduled. A Russian plane exploded shortly after leaving the town in 2015 - an explosion for which Islamic State militants asserted responsibility - killing 224 people and prompting heightened security at Egyptian airports.

People Oklahoma animal shelter says come raid it instead of Area 51
Author: 0 Oklahoma animal shelter says come raid it instead of Area 51

The uninitiated should know that Area 51 is this famous military installation in the world , which officially does not exist, but is believed to be a site for covert Cold War operations. He was referring to Naruto Uzumaki, a character who runs with his arms stretched behind him in the Japanese anime series " Naruto ". Little is known about what happens within the boundaries of Area 51 but for decades there has been a theory that it holds all of the US government's secrets about aliens ...

People Trump Resumes Twitter Attack on Four Democratic Congresswomen
Author: 0 Trump Resumes Twitter Attack on Four Democratic Congresswomen

The " anti-Semitism " and "anti-Israel" card has been played by Trump against the congresswomen before, as Omar and Tlaib are prominent supporters of the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement. The remark came almost a week after the president tweeted that Omar and three other members of "the Squad" should " go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came ".

People Find FaceApp scary? Other apps on your phone may be as unsafe
Author: 0 Find FaceApp scary? Other apps on your phone may be as unsafe

Here are Facebook's current equivalent terms, which include matching your profile to ads it wants to sell: "You grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free and worldwide licence to host, use, distribute, modify, run, copy, publicly perform or display, translate and create derivative works of your content".

People Trump 'felt a little badly' about 'send her back' chants at rally
Author: 0 Trump 'felt a little badly' about 'send her back' chants at rally

U.S. Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ayanna Pressley of MA and Rashida Tlaib of MI were born in the United States while Omar came as a refugee from Somalia and is a naturalized citizen. On Thursday he said "I disagree" with the chanting that took place in a rally held in his support. He paused in his speech and surveyed the scene, taking in the uproar, though the next day he claimed he did not approve of the chant and tried to stop it.

People UK: Protesters hold anti-Brexit march in central London
Author: 0 UK: Protesters hold anti-Brexit march in central London

The winning candidate will be tasked with taking Britain out of the European Union , it's due to leave on October 31, but Parliament has repeatedly rejected the divorce deal struck between Prime Minister Theresa May and the bloc. The victor of the leadership contest will be announced on Tuesday. "When I say "Boris", you say "No!'", she chanted". Claire Payton said of Johnson: "He's going to be absolutely appalling".

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