• Iowan Sam Clovis nominated to be USDA undersecretary
Iowan Sam Clovis nominated to be USDA undersecretary

Before that, Clovis was a professor of economics at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa. "Dr. Clovis has served this nation proudly since he was a very young man, and I am happy he is continuing to serve". "I have looked at the science , and I have enough of a science background to know when I'm being boofed", he said. "I wouldn't be quali...

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  • Facebook Modular Phone Going to be a Reality!
Facebook Modular Phone Going to be a Reality!

Figure 6 from the patent shows the process for defining the device's design. It has been more than four years since the introduction of the HTC First , otherwise known as the Facebook Phone. Rather than commit to developing its own hardware or even a custom operating system, the social network's only real contribution to the device was adding a ...

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  • Browns stadium could be potential fire hazard
Browns stadium could be potential fire hazard

In the wake of last month's fire at the 24-story, 220-foot-high tower in London, Arconic Inc. announced it would no longer make the product available for high-rise buildings. The way the panels were installed and used at the stadium is far different than the way they were used at London's Grenfell Tower, Thomas Vanover, the city's chief building of...

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  • Planned Parenthood Sues Texas Over Abortion Procedure Ban
Planned Parenthood Sues Texas Over Abortion Procedure Ban

Legislation strengthening the laws applicable to the reporting of abortions and abortion complications to the Department of State Health Services. They also are called "dismemberment" abortions. The bill also requires a burial or cremation of fetal remains, a provision which has been criticised for forcing women to suffer unnecessary trauma and has...

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  • Mattis Says He Believes Daesh Leader Baghdadi Alive
Mattis Says He Believes Daesh Leader Baghdadi Alive

Numerous claims have surfced of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death from monitors and countries, most notably Russian Federation, that said last month it believed it killed him in an airstrike as he met senior Daesh leaders. Smith II, a terrorism analyst who specializes in the influence operations of IS and al-Qaida, in an email earlier this week. Havin...

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  • Shankarsinh Vaghela quits Congress, but says he will not join BJP
Shankarsinh Vaghela quits Congress, but says he will not join BJP

Sulking for not having been given a free hand for the party's campaign for the state assembly election due later this year, the former chief minister on Thursday visited Delhi for some "personal" work. Vaghela will also be holding a press conference at 2 pm today, as reported by ANI . But the party denied that it had expelled Vaghela or initiate...

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  • Lawyer Trump Jr. met with has ties to Russian spies
Lawyer Trump Jr. met with has ties to Russian spies

The president's unabated fury is all the more perplexing to senators because of Sessions' distinction as the first senator to endorse him, in February 2016 - a time when many GOP senators and House members were still openly repudiating the candidate who had won the New Hampshire and SC primaries and become the clear front-runner for the par...

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  • Trois Palestiniens tués lors des prières du vendredi à Jérusalem
Trois Palestiniens tués lors des prières du vendredi à Jérusalem

Selon certains médias palestiniens, au moins cinq personnes ont été tuées dans les affrontements de vendredi après-midi. Ces détecteurs de métaux ainsi que des caméras ont été installés après une fusillade près du site le 14 juillet qui avait coûté la vie à deux policiers.

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  • Décès du comédien Claude Rich, l'un des derniers Tontons Flingueurs
Décès du comédien Claude Rich, l'un des derniers Tontons Flingueurs

Sa carrière, très riche si l'on osait le jeu de mot, a été saluée par un César du meilleur acteur, un César d'honneur, un prix d'interprétation à San Sebastian et 5 nominations aux Molières. Claude Rich né à Strasbourg en 1929 vient de s'éteindre, laissant derrière lui une filmographie aussi riche qu'impressionnante. La rédaction de telestar.f...

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  • Le président Macron est arrivé sur le Tour
Le président Macron est arrivé sur le Tour

Un incident mécanique, une chute ou une soudaine défaillance physique et tout peut s'écrouler. Quoi de mieux, pour clôturer cette 17e étape du Tour de France entre La Mure et Serre-Chevalier, d'affronter un nouveau col hors catégorie? Il a d'abord fait rouler son équipe pour imprimer un tempo rapide pour faire mal à ses concurrents.

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  • Late-Night Comedians Puzzled by Trump's Secret Meeting With Vladimir Putin
Late-Night Comedians Puzzled by Trump's Secret Meeting With Vladimir Putin

US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany July 7, 2017. Trump, in a New York Times interview, said his conversation with Putin had lasted about 15 minutes and was mostly "pleasantries". The dinner, hosted by German Chancellor Angela Merke...

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  • Top Republican: Controversy surrounding Susan Rice unmasking was 'created' by Devin Nunes
Top Republican: Controversy surrounding Susan Rice unmasking was 'created' by Devin Nunes

But clearly there were individuals unmasked. Former Pres. Obama's chief of staff Denis McDonough and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper have also met with the committee. "Ambassador Rice met voluntarily with the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence today as part of the committee's bipartisan investigation into Russia's inte...

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  • FO condemns ceasefire violation from Indian troops
FO condemns ceasefire violation from Indian troops

The 15-minute hotline conversation on Thursday was sought by the Indian Army and took place around 3.30 pm. The Pakistan Army on Friday responded to Indian Ceasefire Violation (CFV) along the Line of Control (LoC) and killed three Indian soldiers in retaliatory fire, said a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations.

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  • Upcoming Razer smartphone said to target
Upcoming Razer smartphone said to target "hardcore gamers"

Renowned gaming accessories maker Razer is pitching in for a $5 billion initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong to help fund development of its own smartphone. It aims to list around October, the people said. Razer , which sponsors more than 300 eSports athletes, is building a software platform that connects and launches games for some 35 mil...

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  • Jérusalem : de nouveaux affrontements éclatent à l'extérieur de la mosquée Al-Aqsa
Jérusalem : de nouveaux affrontements éclatent à l'extérieur de la mosquée Al-Aqsa

Il aurait consulté les responsables des services de sécurité israéliens pour déterminer s'il fallait retirer ces détecteurs avant la prière du vendredi qui rassemble en général plus de 30 000 fidèles. Alors que le mouvement islamiste Hamas, au pouvoir dans la bande de Gaza, a appelé vendredi à une "journée de la colère", la polémique sur les détect...

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  • Japan's First Lady did something UNBELIEVABLE at dinner with Donald Trump
Japan's First Lady did something UNBELIEVABLE at dinner with Donald Trump

So spare a thought for the First Lady of Japan , who was recently forced to sit next to someone who's all three of those things: Donald Trump . Narrating the awkwardness of the whole situation, he said: "So I'm sitting there". According to him, Mrs Abe does not know English , not even "hello". Indeed, the report notes that she's previou...

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  • Le président se défend de tout
Le président se défend de tout "caporalisme" — Emmanuel Macron

Le président de la commission de la Défense à l'Assemblée nationale est insatisfait de la décision de raboter le budget des armées. De nombreux députés ont notamment exprimé leurs réticences sur certains volets du projet de loi de moralisation de la vie publique.

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  • EN IMAGES. Grèce : l'île de Kos frappé par un séisme
EN IMAGES. Grèce : l'île de Kos frappé par un séisme

Kos est une destination balnéaire prisée des vacanciers et selon la présidente de l'Association des hôteliers de Kos Konstantina Svinou, au moins 200000 touristes se trouvaient sur l'île au moment du séisme . Les autorités turques ont également alerté les habitants contre de possibles répliques, les invitant à ne pas rentrer dans des bâtiments ...

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  • Scaramucci Accepts Communications Director Role
Scaramucci Accepts Communications Director Role

White House chief of staff Reince Priebus was said to have advocated naming Spicer as press secretary. The Washington Post reports that Trump offered Scaramucci the communications director job amid a "widening special counsel probe into his campaign's possible collusion with the Russian government".

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  • DREAM Act re-introduced to give immigrant students a path to citizenship
DREAM Act re-introduced to give immigrant students a path to citizenship

Mendez emphasized that should the Trump administration fail to defend the legislation, "Our community will organize and mobilize to defend DACA, which must remain in place until a clean Dream Act or broader immigration reform with a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants is passed".

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  • Kentucky found liable for legal fees over same-sex marriage suit
Kentucky found liable for legal fees over same-sex marriage suit

Davis is the Rowan County Clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples after the Obergefell marriage equality ruling. The state will be required to reimburse the plaintiffs $2008.08 in fees and to pay their attorneys' fees of $222,695.

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  • Ryan: 20 percent corporate tax rate 'very realistic'
Ryan: 20 percent corporate tax rate 'very realistic'

Pointing to the last major federal tax reform in 1986, negotiated between President Reagan and then-Speaker Tip O'Neill, Ryan said the current system strangles job creation and represents "the worst business tax code in the industrialized world".

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  • Skyrim On Nintendo Switch Looks Surprisingly Great
Skyrim On Nintendo Switch Looks Surprisingly Great

Nintendo has said that the service is free for the rest of the year, but from 2018 onwards, users will be charged an annual fee of $19.99. It's also important to note that if you close the application, for whatever reason, you'll be booted from voice chat.

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  • Asus Officially Teases Zenfone 4 With Multiple Variants Are to Come
Asus Officially Teases Zenfone 4 With Multiple Variants Are to Come

If the new Zenfone 4 models arrive on the said date next month, the company might reveal details of the phones' worldwide release and eventually arrive in India as well. The device is powered by Snapdragon 425/430 processor with 2GB / 3GB / 4GB RAM. These multiple variants are certified by NCC (Taiwan's certification agency).

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  • President Trump says ISIS 'falling fast' ahead of meeting at Pentagon
President Trump says ISIS 'falling fast' ahead of meeting at Pentagon

He also said there was still time for Pakistan to "influence the Secretary's certification decision in fiscal year 2017" by taking the required action against the Haqqanis. "The secretary chose to request reprogramming of the funds to retain the ability to use those funds for other requirements", Stump told the press. Since 2002, Pakistan is the la...

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  • Teens recorded man as he drowned, police say
Teens recorded man as he drowned, police say

As noted by the New York Daily News, when Dunn's head eventually disappeared under the water, another teenager commented that Dunn had just died. Ain't nobody fitting to help you, you dumb [expletive]. "We are a law enforcement agency that is here to enforce the laws, but if there isn't a law that applies to this kind of behavior then there...

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  • Qatar emir ready for Gulf crisis dialogue with conditions
Qatar emir ready for Gulf crisis dialogue with conditions

Al-Jubeir made the remarks here after meeting his Italian counterpart Angelino Alfano, the state-run Kuwaiti news agency KUNA reported. The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic ties with Qatar on June 5, accusing the country of ties with Iran and of funding Islamist extremist groups.

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  • United States 'to ban American citizens from travelling to North Korea'
United States 'to ban American citizens from travelling to North Korea'

The two tour operators, China-based Koryo Tours and Young Pioneer Tours, said Friday the Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang , which handles US diplomatic affairs in North Korea , had contacted them separately by phone to inform them of the USA decision.

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  • Attorney Gloria Allred Says Legal Reforms Needed After OJ Simpson Parole
Attorney Gloria Allred Says Legal Reforms Needed After OJ Simpson Parole

He appeared before the four-member Nevada Parole Board via video link. The NFL Hall of Famer will be released from prison this October after serving nine years. "I've done my time", he said. He had gone there to take back what he says was his property. His eldest daughter, Arnelle , also spoke on behalf of her father.

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  • Ford reveals F-150 police pickup truck
Ford reveals F-150 police pickup truck

The inside of the F-150 Police Responder will turn heads with a spacious 131.8 cu. ft. of interior passenger volume - the most of any pursuit-rated police vehicle. A standard class IV hitch gives F-150 Police Responder towing capability of 7,000 lb. The V6 is mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission and four-wheel drive.

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