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Shkreli jury selection expected to take a third day

On Monday, during jury selection, several potential jurors said they couldn't ignore Shkreli's bad behavior. He was banned from Twitter after harassing a female journalist. "I'm excited", Shkreli recently said about the trial . By 1 p.m. on the second day of the trial, more than 200 potential jurors were interviewed, but not a single one had been seated. [Full Article...]

Grenfell: Camden council may use law to evict remaining residents

Grenfell: Camden council may use law to evict remaining residents Officials said that every sample of aluminium cladding so far sent for testing amid concerns that it was similar to that used on the west London tower block where at least 79 people died had been deemed unsafe after failing a combustibility test. [Full Article...]

CBO: Senate health bill would leave 22 million more uninsured by 2026

CBO: Senate health bill would leave 22 million more uninsured by 2026 The CBO also said the Senate's health care plan would decrease federal deficits by $321 billion over the next 10 years. That reduction is almost triple the reduction in the House bill. More than two hours later, the White House sent their own version of a CBO bashing. As for Americans in the individual market, average premiums would be about 20-percent lower than under Obamacare. [Full Article...]

Multinationals hit by global wave of cyberattacks

It stressed that it was not attributing blame to the company. The malware has been called " Petya " - but there is debate in the security community over whether the ransomware is new or a variant that has been enhanced to make it harder to stop. [Full Article...]

Couple told they could not adopt 'because only white babies were available'

Couple told they could not adopt 'because only white babies were available' Adoption agencies in Britain can prioritise parents from the same ethnic group, but in 2014 adoption rules were changed to make it easier for children to be placed with parents from a different ethnic background. Meanwhile Adopt Berkshire has declined to comment, as the case has now gone to court. 'What we didn't expect was a refusal for us to even apply for adoption, not because of our inca... [Full Article...]

Pentagon to get authority for Afghanistan troop levels

Pentagon to get authority for Afghanistan troop levels Testifying Monday before the House Armed Services Committee , Mattis took aim at lawmakers for repeatedly approving short-term spending measures that provide too little money and lack the authority the services need to prepare their troops. [Full Article...]

Opposition picks Meira Kumar as presidential candidate

Opposition picks Meira Kumar as presidential candidate The JD (U) had taken a unanimous decision on Wednesday - a day before Congress president Sonia Gandhi convened a meeting of Opposition parties to dwell on the candidature issue - to back Kovind, whose role as Bihar governor was said be "quite exemplary". [Full Article...]

Company curbs sale of panels used on burned London high-rise

Company curbs sale of panels used on burned London high-rise The fire in London has raised concerns about the cladding used on the facades of buildings, mainly for insulation or to improve their appearance. She added however that it was unclear if the insulation is similar to the Grenfell cladding, which was widely blamed for the rapid spread of the massive blaze on June 14. [Full Article...]

Pakistan militant punished as India PM visits US

This was Modi's first visit to the White House since Trump's inauguration in January. The apparently jovial tone was in contrast to what had been predicted to be a tough meeting. The American leader said both the U.S. and India had been affected by the "evils of terrorism" and the "radical ideology that drives them". The Trump administration says it wants to provide India the kind of d... [Full Article...]

Sarah Palin sues New York Times

Sarah Palin sues New York Times Sarah Palin , former vice-presidential candidate, filed a defamation lawsuit against The New York Times Company on Tuesday, saying the newspaper had published a statement about her in a recent editorial that it "knew to be false". Palin or acknowledged that Mrs. Palin did not incite a deranged man to commit murder". According to the New York Post , Palin claims the Times "violated the law... [Full Article...]

Syria's Assad preparing for another chemical weapons attack, warns US

Syria's Assad preparing for another chemical weapons attack, warns US The White House has warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that he will "pay a heavy price" if he goes ahead with an alleged plot to launch another chemical weapons attack. air strike. Syria blamed terrorist groups for the attack. Damascus denied accusations it was behind the chemical attack. In a statement, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the United States had detected evid... [Full Article...]

White House: Trump 'has no intention' to fire Mueller

White House: Trump 'has no intention' to fire Mueller His testimony comes less than a week after Comey said during his own appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee that he felt Trump had violated the normal separation of criminal investigations from White House oversight by urging him to end the investigation into Russia's activities. [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe bans South African poultry after avian flu outbreak - state paper

Zimbabwe bans South African poultry after avian flu outbreak - state paper The ban could also affect the supply and demand balance in Zimbabwe's poultry industry. It is important to keep poultry and other animals away from wild birds and their sub-products or droppings through screens, fencing or nets. Eggs were not allowed to move off the farm. "We have put this measure in place to prevent further unintended spread of the influenza", department spokesperson Bomikazi Mol... [Full Article...]

Trump holds first talks with Ireland's new prime minister

Trump holds first talks with Ireland's new prime minister Trump congratulated Varadkar on his "great victory" and said he feels like he knows all the Irish people in America. Mr. Trump was interested in discussing the peace process and the border post-Brexit, the taoiseach's spokesperson said. Mr. Varadkar said that he will raise issues such as climate change, LGBT rights, and immigrant rights on a future USA visit. However, he said he would raise co... [Full Article...]

Israel Reduces Gaza's Power Supply Further After the Palestinian Authority Cuts Payment

It comes as US President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy, as well as son-in-law and aide Jared Kushner, arrived in the region for talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders. According to Peace Now, the new settlement's location was "strategic for the fragmentation of the West Bank". Settlements are also considered an obstacle to peace because they are built on land Palestinians claim for a future... [Full Article...]

PM Modi leaves for Netherlands after concluding US trip

Addressing the media, Naidu said Prime Minister's every foreign visit holds mirror to the lost opportunities during the ten years of UPA rule. -Indian relations since Trump took office on January 20 add gravity to the meeting. The Chinese daily in the article said both former Soviet Union and the United States under Kennedy presidency tried to pit India against China but the results were not "sati... [Full Article...]

North Korea dismiss Moon call for united Pyeongchang team

Mr Trump's signature Asia policy - his vow to stop North Korea's development of nuclear weapons - should be a clear-cut example of USA military resolve. "As a member of IOC committee I can not comment on this issue politically or practically". Given the constraints and risks South Korea faces in the current global environment, Moon is wisely tacking toward pragmatism and alignment with... [Full Article...]

UK's Prince Philip Leaves Hospital 1 Day After Being Admitted

UK's Prince Philip Leaves Hospital 1 Day After Being Admitted He was described as being in "good spirits" during his stay at the hospital. The infection arose from a pre-existing condition and Buckingham Palace said it was just a " precautionary measure ", according to the Telegraph . Over the past several weeks, Philip has been by his wife's side, participating in quite a few public events, including the annual Trooping the Colour and opening day of the ... [Full Article...]

Trump suggests fitting border wall with solar panels

The idea also was proposed by one of the companies that submitted a design to the government as a border wall prototype. He added that U.S. demand for illicit drugs is responsible for the increase of cartel violence. After wins in South Carolina, Kansas and Montana, Trump's Republicans have now won all four special elections held since his inauguration in January, leaving Democrats demoraliz... [Full Article...]

Fires in central Washington cover more than 11 square miles

Fires in central Washington cover more than 11 square miles There are approximately 24 structures threatened. Firefighters will use existing roads, dozer lines, water drops and natural features wherever possible to limit future fire spread in this area. The Spartan fire began as three separate grass fires but converged and swelled quickly on Monday. Crews are reporting active spread at the head of the wind driven grass fire. [Full Article...]


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