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People Pentagon Chief Says He Thinks Daesh Leader Al-Baghdadi Is Alive
Author: 0 Pentagon Chief Says He Thinks Daesh Leader Al-Baghdadi Is Alive

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a longtime conflict monitor, last week said it had heard from senior Daesh leaders in Syria's Deir Ezzor province that al-Baghdadi was dead. "Simple as that", Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend told Pentagon reporters during a video briefing from Baghdad on July 11. The US, of course, has claimed to have killed Baghdadi several times.

Author: 0 Senate panel in talks with Manafort, Trump Jr. reps

Mueller doesn't seem to be backing away because of Trump's pressure. Chuck Grassley , R-Iowa, and Dianne Feinstein , D-Calif., said the committee will not subpoena the two men to force them to testify publicly next week, though it could do so in the future.

People United States lawmakers balk at Duterte in White House
Author: 0 United States lawmakers balk at Duterte in White House

Massachusetts Rep. James McGovern, in his remarks in a probe on alleged human rights violations in Duterte's war against drugs, said he intends to lead a protest once the Chief Executive visits the White House. AI said the US Congress should support the incredible efforts led by Philippine human rights defenders and the Commission on Human Rights. However, in April the us president, Donald Trump had invited his counterpart of the philippines in Washington.

Author: 0 Weather becomes a factor at British Open

YOU CAN'T WIN a golf tournament on the opening day, but you certainly can lose one. "It was the smart shot and it was really nice to capitalise on it". I'm trying to get back there and I'm doing everything I can. He said: "Everything felt the same, it just wasn't great". "I feel like if there was no wind it would have gone dead straight; it probably moved 30 yards".

People First woman enlists to become a Navy SEAL
Author: 0 First woman enlists to become a Navy SEAL

The other candidate is trying to earn the coveted Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewman (SWCC) designation. These women have already made history, but they still face a long road ahead of training and tests before they officially make the cut.

People Sarah Huckabee Sanders Named New White House Press Secretary
Author: 0 Sarah Huckabee Sanders Named New White House Press Secretary

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has submitted his resignation . Photographic evidence showed that turnout was smaller than other recent presidential inaugurations. Now, Scaramucci will be tasked with developing messaging for the same man - a man who will frequently send contradictory tweets that undermine the official messaging.

People Trump shuffles legal team: Ty Cobb takes the lead from Marc Kasowitz
Author: 0 Trump shuffles legal team: Ty Cobb takes the lead from Marc Kasowitz

Well, just 24 hours later it was announced , via a leak, that Mueller was in fact investigating Trump's finances. The Republican operative disagreed with Trump's strategy to either limit the scope of Justice Dept. Trump hasn't made a decision to start handing out pardons like candy on Halloween; he's just interested in learning more about whether he could - you know, in case the circumstances should arise.

People Setback For Trump As Legal Team Spokesman, Corallo Resigns
Author: 0 Setback For Trump As Legal Team Spokesman, Corallo Resigns

In the Times interview , Trump said Mueller had "many other conflicts that I haven't said", stirring speculation he may consider firing him. White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders insisted later on Thursday that Trump's criticism did not indicate the president has lost confidence in the attorney general.

People Kuchar happy to put feet up and watch rivals scrap
Author: 0 Kuchar happy to put feet up and watch rivals scrap

I think probably a dozen times I've had at least a share of the lead in a major championship , you get nervous", said Spieth. I've proved over the years that I can compete with the best and I'm looking forward to doing that over the weekend.

People US State Department Announces Travel Restrictions for North Korea
Author: 0 US State Department Announces Travel Restrictions for North Korea

Specialists at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center stated that he suffered from "severe neurological injury" and "extensive loss of brain tissue". Pictured is when North Korea fired four anti-ship missiles into the sea east of the Korean Peninsula on June 8 and Kim Jong Un viewed the test. At the start of the week, South Korea offered to hold rare face-to-face talks with North Korea at their shared border village in the Demilitarized Zone.

Author: 0 Obamacare repeal bill dealt yet another possibly fatal blow by Senate parliamentarian

It's possible that Republicans will try to overturn the parliamentarian's decision, but doing so would violate decades of precedent in the Senate . Hey Dems, Russia won't define 2018, so why not fix your party's problems instead? Sen. Or they could decide to vote on legislation other than the Better Care Reconciliation Act , which is the bill GOP leaders submitted for consideration.

People Minneapolis officials call for chief's ouster after shooting
Author: 0 Minneapolis officials call for chief's ouster after shooting

Harteau, who worked her way up from the bottom of the department to police chief, said she was proud of the work she accomplished, but the shooting of 40-year-old Justine Damond by one of her officers, and other incidents, "have caused me to engage in deep reflection".

People British Columbia extends emergency as wildfires continue
Author: 0 British Columbia extends emergency as wildfires continue

Seven of the fires were sparked Thursday and the BC Wildfire Service said some of the blazes are visible from surrounding towns, but none is immediately threatening communities or homes. The person had been in the area in an attempt to fight the fire on their own, she said. Fire information officer Navi Saini said one person was injured in a crash while driving in an evacuated area west of Williams Lake.

People Seaplane disabled in East River, passengers rescued, FDNY says
Author: 0 Seaplane disabled in East River, passengers rescued, FDNY says

Lawrence posted video of himself on Instagram during the emergency water landing with the caption, "Just landing in the east river". The NYPD and FDNY responded with a rescue boat and the passengers wearing life jackets were safely escorted off the plane and onto the boat.

Author: 0 Senate panel to interview Trump Jr., Manafort

In June 2016, Trump Jr. met with a Russian lawyer in a session he arranged in hopes of obtaining damaging information about Democrat Hillary Clinton . Attorneys for Simpson say he will not accept the committee's invitation to testify Wednesday. They also wrote that they would challenge a subpoena by asserting "applicable privileges.

People Moscow loves to 'stick it to America — CIA
Author: 0 Moscow loves to 'stick it to America — CIA

Pompeo made the remarks at the Aspen Security Forum, an annual gathering of intelligence and national security officials and experts in Aspen, Colorado. While some people believe North Korea's leader is irrational, Pompeo said he is convinced Kim Jong Un understands his core mission - "which is to keep himself in power".

People Philippine presidential guards hurt in clash with rebels
Author: 0 Philippine presidential guards hurt in clash with rebels

The fighting in the southern city of Marawi , the Muslim capital of the largely Catholic Philippines , has become the greatest challenge facing Duterte, the first president to hail from the country's troubled south. Two months after it began, the fighting in Marawi has lifted the prestige of the Philippine fighters in the eyes of ISIS central and has inspired young extremists from around the region to want to join, Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC) said in its report on Friday.

People Trump Clubs Petition For More Temporary Foreign Workers
Author: 0 Trump Clubs Petition For More Temporary Foreign Workers

Mar-a-Lago, which is open only for winters, has applied for H-2B visas in the past year, but this time, the request for workers is slightly larger. The servers would be paid $11.88 per hour, and the housekeepers $10.33 per hour. However, since the Department of Labor reports to the president, it is not out of the question the Trump Organization managed to pull some strings. A CNN analysis of visa records in April found businesses run and owned by Trump and his adult children have been ...

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