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People European Union to start legal action against Poland over law reforms
Author: 0 European Union to start legal action against Poland over law reforms

The commission said that in particular, a proposed law that would lead to the dismissal or forced retirement of Supreme Court judges would "seriously aggravate the systemic threat to the rule of law". Under these procedures to be debated on Wednesday, EU states can be hauled before the bloc's highest court and eventually given stiff fines for the breaches.

People Driver in Texas deadly human smuggling case has Kentucky ties
Author: 0 Driver in Texas deadly human smuggling case has Kentucky ties

That check led police to a grisly discovery: eight dead and 30 injured, including children, inside the back of an 18-wheeler tractor-trailer. Almost 20 others were hospitalized in dire condition after they were found in the truck outside a San Antonio Walmart early Sunday.

People Hurricane Hilary locked in 'dance of death' with Irwin
Author: 0 Hurricane Hilary locked in 'dance of death' with Irwin

Imagery from NOAA's GOES-West satellite shows a more organized and compact Hurricane Hilary on July 24. In discussions Monday morning, the National Hurricane Center said Hilary has the potential to rapidly intensify. WeatherBell meteorologist Ryan Maue wryly tweeted that "Hurricane Hilary on clear path west to victory. then comes Hurricane Irwin with "Fidget Spinner" and wreck".

People Rick Perry Tricked Into Fake Interview With Russian Pranksters
Author: 0 Rick Perry Tricked Into Fake Interview With Russian Pranksters

The conversation was dedicated to the cooperation between Kiev and Washington in the energy sphere, cyber attacks on U.S. government structures and Ukraine's efforts to "develop" a new biofuel . The fuel was made from a mix of home-brewed alcohol and pig manure. "I look forward to visiting with the president and getting a more in-depth briefing [on the pig shit-based biofuel ]", Perry told the pranksters, believing their story about the president's biofuel invention.

People Uninvited guest at gay wedding turns out to be Kristen Stewart
Author: 0 Uninvited guest at gay wedding turns out to be Kristen Stewart

The couple treated their new guests like they would anyone else: with kindness. "Yeah, no problem. Um, who is that?'" The unsuspecting brides had learned that the owner of the restaurant helped out at a recent event Stewart attended. The people who were hosting the party for us came up and asked if it was OK if they came in and had a few drinks. 'We said "Hey, you know". Come on and meet your guests and, you know, don't segregate yourselves.

People Naira maintains stability as forex inflow rise 34.41%
Author: 0 Naira maintains stability as forex inflow rise 34.41%

The Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N475 and N420 respectively at the parallel market. However, naira depreciated by N2.20k to close at N369.50k per dollar on Tuesday from N367.30k per dollar at the investors and exporters window, data from FMDQ revealed.

People Heated discussion expected today on Sitaram Yechury's Rajya Sabha re-entry
Author: 0 Heated discussion expected today on Sitaram Yechury's Rajya Sabha re-entry

The CPM Politburo could not decide whether the party should make an exception for Sitaram Yechury and allow him a third term, so left it to the central committee to take a decision. The CPI (M)'s terms stipulate that no member can serve more than two Rajya Sabha terms. The election for six West Bengal Rajya Sabha seats will be held on 8 August.

People EU refugee quotas 'proportionate,' European Court of Justice is told
Author: 0 EU refugee quotas 'proportionate,' European Court of Justice is told

The Advocate General, whose advice is usually followed by Europe's top court, said the unprecedented inflow of migrants and the lack of clear guidance in the Dublin Regulation - legislation which states that refugees typically have to seek asylum in the first European Union state they reach - on how to handle such a situation could leave European Union border states unable to cope.

People PM Modi chairs meeting with Gujarat CM to review flood relief work
Author: 0 PM Modi chairs meeting with Gujarat CM to review flood relief work

Those injured would be given Rs 50,000 by the Centre which would be over and above the assistance extended by the state government. Incessant monsoon rains in the past few days have created floods in various parts of the country. The Army, Indian Air Force, National Disaster Response Force, police and fire fighters are engaged in rescue operations in flooded areas. Eight teams of NDRF have been deployed in Banaskantha district for rescue operations.

People Amazon announces 450 new United Kingdom head office jobs
Author: 0 Amazon announces 450 new United Kingdom head office jobs

The new development centre houses teams of software development engineers, user-interface experts, data analysts and graphic designers working to build new technologies for Amazon's Prime Video service. If the recruitment surge goes to plan Amazon will have 5,000 highly paid software development engineers, user-interface experts, data analysts and graphic designers to its books in the city by the end of the year, taking its total United Kingdom workforce to 24,000.

People Ram Jethmalani quits as Arvind Kejriwal's counsel, sends Rs 2 crore bill
Author: 0 Ram Jethmalani quits as Arvind Kejriwal's counsel, sends Rs 2 crore bill

During the May 17 proceedings, Jethmalani had claimed that the words were used by him in pursuance to instructions received from the Aam Aadmi Party supremo. If he does not pay me I don't mind, because I have fought for many for free. In addition, Jethmalani has asked Kejriwal to pay off his legal fees, which amount to the range of more than Rs 2 crore.

People 'It Is a Sin to Presume They are Dead,': Sushma Swaraj
Author: 0 'It Is a Sin to Presume They are Dead,': Sushma Swaraj

Indian External Minister Sushma Swaraj , who has over 8.69 million Twitter followers and is known to actively resolve problems of Indians living overseas, has once again won the hearts with her tweet on Tuesday, assuring Indian man who married to Pakistani girl for assistance in getting visa.

People Congress MPs suspended for five sittings in Lok Sabha
Author: 0 Congress MPs suspended for five sittings in Lok Sabha

Suresh, Adhiranjan Chowdhary, Ranjeet Ranjan , Sushmita Dev and MK Raghwan. In her order, she said all these members had torn official papers and thrown it towards the chair, prompting members of the treasury benches to shout "shame, shame".

Author: 0 USA special envoy to visit Israel to de-escalate Temple Mount tensions

Alternative "advanced technology" will instead be set up outside the compound, known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and Jews as Temple Mount. "(It has) the potential to have catastrophic costs well beyond the walls of the Old City, well beyond Israel and Palestine , well beyond the Middle East itself", Mladenov said.

People Russian Official: CNN is a Propaganda Tool for US Intel
Author: 0 Russian Official: CNN is a Propaganda Tool for US Intel

The Russian ministry of foreign affairs previously denied such allegations stating that is was only made for the goal of "covering up Washington's failure" in Afghanistan. He claims the Russians are arming the Taliban to help in the fight ISIS. For now, it's not entirely clear how, why, or from where these Russian-style guns are crossing the border from Tajikistan and Iran .

People Kargil Vijay Diwas: PM Modi remembers bravery of armed forces
Author: 0 Kargil Vijay Diwas: PM Modi remembers bravery of armed forces

On the eve of Kargil Vijay Diwas , reported The Indian Express , BJP president Amit Shah paid floral tributes to Kargil martyrs and felicitated war veterans at the party headquarters in New Delhi. "Kahin uske 3 tukde na ho jaayein isliye wo gidgidata hua America ke paas gaya", said Adityanath at an event on "Vijay Diwas". Pakistan was afraid that just like in 1971 when it was divided into two, this time it would be divided into three.

People Senate GOP pass motion to open debate on Trumpcare bill
Author: 0 Senate GOP pass motion to open debate on Trumpcare bill

A number of Republican Senators who had previously appeared likely to oppose Mitch McConnell's health insurance law have now voted to allow debate on the bill. "As this vote shows, inaction is not an option, and now the legislative process can move forward as meant to produce a bill that lowers costs and increases options for all Americans ", he said.

People Senate votes to move forward on health care debate as McCain returns
Author: 0 Senate votes to move forward on health care debate as McCain returns

Two different versions of repeal-and-replace legislation fell short of votes before coming to the Senate floor, leading to a retreat on July 17 to seek passage of a repeal-only bill that cleared Congress when Barack Obama was in office. The CBO said it would cause 22 million fewer people to have health care by 2016, similar to estimates for the House bill. McCain said. "We're not getting done much apart".

People Widow of slain NYPD cop Wenjian Liu gives birth to baby girl
Author: 0 Widow of slain NYPD cop Wenjian Liu gives birth to baby girl

Chen - who had only been married to her policeman husband for three months before he and his partner were killed in an ambush by a cop-hating madman - was admitted to the hospital around 12:30 p.m. He said he didn't know it was possible to be happy again after the death of his son, but said he cried tears of joy and exclaimed that the baby looks "just like her daddy!" "So she didn't tell them until it was successful".

People Liverpool should forget Leicester's Mahrez and move focus elsewhere
Author: 0 Liverpool should forget Leicester's Mahrez and move focus elsewhere

The Daily Mail claim that Roma have had an offer of around £30m, plus add-ons, rejected by the Foxes as they hold out for closer to £50m for Mahrez . A new attacker could be on the agenda due to on-going doubts over the future of Alexis Sanchez and Arsenal may now renew their interest in Mahrez after missing out on his signature last summer.

Author: 0 President Poroshenko on U.S. sanctions: The price for aggression should grow

Both the Obama administration and the Trump administration have argued that this restricts the Presidents ability to negotiate a settlement of the Ukrainian conflict, as lifting codified sanctions has proven very hard in the past. After Russia annexed Crimea and backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, in 2014, the Obama administration in tandem with the European Union introduced an array of economic sanctions on Russian individuals and businesses.

People McCain delivers a key health care vote, scolding message
Author: 0 McCain delivers a key health care vote, scolding message

The Senator, who Chairs the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee, has also been very critical of Trump's policies in particularly those on the foreign policy and national security front. There's applause from both sides the floor as John McCain returns to Washington for a vote on healthcare reform. "Sometimes, I've let my passion rule my reason", he said.