People

People Venezuela bans protests against new assembly vote
Author: 0 Venezuela bans protests against new assembly vote

The Sunday vote pushed for by President Nicolas Maduro has escalated the deadly showdown between the government and opposition supporters who have dismissed the poll as illegitimate. He slammed threats of further sanctions from "emperor Donald Trump ", and hit back at accusations that he was turning into a tyrant. Amid rumours of 11th-hour attempts to foster negotiations, Maduro reiterated an invitation to dialogue with the opposition, although such talks have flopped in the past.

People Priebus resigns; Trump names DHS head John Kelly as Chief of Staff
Author: 0 Priebus resigns; Trump names DHS head John Kelly as Chief of Staff

White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci arrives at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, July 28, 2017 , to board Air Force One to travel with President Donald Trump to Brentwood, N.Y. Trump has shown an affinity for generals in his administration. MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Close personal and political allies of Reince Priebus in Wisconsin voiced their displeasure Friday with the news that he had been replaced as White House chief of staff after just seven months on the job.

People Israel Imposes Severe Restrictions On Palestinians Entry Into Al-Aqsa
Author: 0 Israel Imposes Severe Restrictions On Palestinians Entry Into Al-Aqsa

Women of all ages were allowed in. The historic mosque on what Jews call Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City has been a flashpoint of Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the past two weeks, in which several have been killed . Meanwhile a 25-year-old Palestinian who was shot by Israeli forces in Ramallah earlier this week succumbed to his wounds. East Jerusalem has been under Israeli control since a war in 1967.

People Sun-seekers flee as flames take over the French Riviera
Author: 0 Sun-seekers flee as flames take over the French Riviera

Nearly 2,000 firefighters were deployed at six major blazes across Portugal Thursday. He met with emergency teams as well as some of the twelve thousand people who have been evacuated. "The great fire of Serta has been mastered, it is a good news", said Patricia Gaspar, a spokesman for the civil protection, which held a device of more than 3800 firefighters across the country.

People Treasury chief: United Kingdom may need 3-year transition after Brexit
Author: 0 Treasury chief: United Kingdom may need 3-year transition after Brexit

The UK Government has ruled out devolving power over migration stating that it could cause difficulties for businesses across the UK as well as boost the campaign for independence by creating a separate system. Other industry bodies have previously warned about the negative impact a curb on immigration and free movement would have on construction. "Already, we're starting to see a dramatic drop off in immigration from the kinds of countries that have typically supplied the construction ...

People Christy Clark thanks BC Liberal party members after announcing looming resignation
Author: 0 Christy Clark thanks BC Liberal party members after announcing looming resignation

Because British Columbians can, through hard work, achieve anything they set their minds to - and the BC Liberal Party is the embodiment of that ambitious and generous spirit. She will also be stepping down as MLA for Kelowna-West. Harrison, commenting before this fact was confirmed, said this kind of move is unusual. Clark was on the radio at CKNW AM980 for several years where she hosted the Christy Clark Show.

People Risky carbon monoxide leak plagues Ford Explorer, some claim
Author: 0 Risky carbon monoxide leak plagues Ford Explorer, some claim

James Thibodeaux of the Henderson Police Dept. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Office of Defects Investigation has raised its preliminary probe to a formal engineering analysis and expanded the range of vehicles to include 2016 and 2017 SUVs.

People Pedophile priest Paul Shanley being released from prison
Author: 0 Pedophile priest Paul Shanley being released from prison

But they said in written reports that research suggests that recidivism rates for people of his age are extremely low. In interviews with four people who said they were abused by Shanley, as well as their families and lawyers who have settled at least three sexual abuse claims against him with the Archdiocese of Boston , the same stories repeatedly emerged: rape, molestation, and coerced sex in which Shanley used his power and authority to prey on those who came to him for guidance and ...

People North Korea Launches Another Ballistic Missile
Author: 0 North Korea Launches Another Ballistic Missile

It apparently flew for 45 minutes. The move is, reportedly, part of "follow-up" measures to those proposed by South Korean President Moon Jae-in in his "Berlin Initiative" speech earlier in the month . " North Korea's repeated provocative acts absolutely can not be accepted", he said. Davis said the launch did not pose a threat to North America.

People Is Reince Priebus the White House Leaker? Conway Responds to Scaramucci Tweet
Author: 0 Is Reince Priebus the White House Leaker? Conway Responds to Scaramucci Tweet

Two stories in the press on Wednesday appear to have sparked Mr Scaramucci's anger. Scaramucci equated his dynamic with Priebus to that of Cain and Abel. The president's new communications director is doubling down on his complaints of leaks within the White House. She said she discussed the issue with Scaramucci and the president and that overall, they don't want people in the White House who are trying to "curry favor" with the media.

People North Korea test fires ICBM
Author: 0 North Korea test fires ICBM

Less than six years into his reign, Kim Jong Un has tested more missiles than his father and grandfather combined. The landing was inside of Japan's Economic Exclusion Zone, about 88 nautical miles west of Hokkaido. Kicking the North Korea can down the road is no foreign policy - it's downright suicidal for any country to accept. Jeffrey Lewis, head of the East Asia program at Centre for Nonproliferation Studies in California, said the latest apparent test would have been created ...

People Trump Ousts Chief of Staff Priebus, Installs Ret. Gen. Kelly
Author: 0 Trump Ousts Chief of Staff Priebus, Installs Ret. Gen. Kelly

Kelly has already been working in the Trump administration, serving as the secretary of homeland security. In a separate tweet, Trump said he thanked Priebus "for his service and dedication to his country". Priebus and Scaramucci have always been at odds. In a third tweet, he praised the outgoing chief of staff, who had previously worked as the chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC).

People Hindi boards will disappear from Metro stations: KDA
Author: 0 Hindi boards will disappear from Metro stations: KDA

The Congress government in the state has ordered the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) to design temporary signages in Kannada to replace those installed in Hindi. However, the UDD's order, dated December 9, 2016, makes it compulsory for non-Hindi speaking states to use Hindi in Metro signs. Recently, cases were reported wherein the Hindi signboards were defaced at some metro stations.

Author: 0 Senate committee drops Manafort subpoena

The Judiciary Committee has sought Manafort's testimony about a meeting he attended with Russian nationals previous year at Trump Tower during the heat of the 2016 presidential election campaign. Dianne Feinstein said Manafort produced documents Tuesday after the subpoena was issued and agreed to meet with committee members in the future for an interview.

People Firefighters quell areas of French Riviera wildfire
Author: 0 Firefighters quell areas of French Riviera wildfire

Large wildfires are a common occurrence in summer in Portugal, where thousands of firefighters are on duty in the summer months. "So normally we could stop these fires quite quickly but this combination is catastrophic", Frederic Marchi-Leccia, Fire and Rescue spokesperson said.

People Kidnapped students of Igbonla College Lagos regain Freedom
Author: 0 Kidnapped students of Igbonla College Lagos regain Freedom

They released at Aboto Creek in Ilaje local government of Ondo state on Friday. While details of their release are still not clear, the news will be welcomed from far and wide as a very significant positive development, as the story had assumed national prominence and attracted public sympathy and advocacy.

People Juventus striker Paulo Dybala can not ignore Barcelona interest
Author: 0 Juventus striker Paulo Dybala can not ignore Barcelona interest

I'm fine with Juventus , I'm going to train at my best to make it a great season". It seems, however, that the Catalan club may be forced to look elsewhere. On Friday, La Repubblica reported that Juve are keen to keep the 23-year-old at the club but would sell if an offer of €120m (£107m) came in. He scored 11 goals last season, having found the back of the net 19 times in his first campaign with Juve following a €40 million transfer from Palermo.

People Treasury Department Ending Ineffective Obama Retirement Program
Author: 0 Treasury Department Ending Ineffective Obama Retirement Program

The Treasury Department is ending an ineffective Obama program that promised to help millions of Americans save for retirement, the government announced Friday. Consumers making the transfer should roll their money directly into a Roth IRA, rather than making a withdrawal from the account, which could trigger tax penalties.

People Woman Rescued As Boa Constrictor Wraps Around Neck, Bites Face
Author: 0 Woman Rescued As Boa Constrictor Wraps Around Neck, Bites Face

The call to authorities came in on Thursday, with the woman telling the 911 operator that she had rescued two boa constrictors on Wednesday, but one of them curled itself around her face. Firefighters killed the snake and disposed of it in a trash can. Rescuers arrived within minutes and found the woman lying in the bloodied driveway of her home, the snake holding tightly to her.

People Scaramucci 'Made A Mistake' Trusting A Reporter With His Wildly Profane Rant
Author: 0 Scaramucci 'Made A Mistake' Trusting A Reporter With His Wildly Profane Rant

I'll get to the person who leaked that to you. Lizza said Scaramucci, speaking of Priebus, ended the phone call by saying he needed to go so he could "start tweeting some sh-t to make this guy insane". Although this raised new questions about the role of Priebus moving forward, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders commented on the relationship between Scaramucci and Priebus during Thursday's briefing.

People BHA calls for post-Brexit visas for European Union hospitality staff
Author: 0 BHA calls for post-Brexit visas for European Union hospitality staff

Its findings are expected in September 2018, just six months before the United Kingdom leaves the EU. "Britain needs services workers as well as scientists and engineers and we look forward to having a serious dialogue with the Home Secretary as we get into the detail of a new immigration law", said Ibrahim.

People India's Supreme Court rejects 10-year-old rape victim's plea to abort
Author: 0 India's Supreme Court rejects 10-year-old rape victim's plea to abort

The PIL was filed after a Chandigarh district court on July 18 refused to let the girl undergo the abortion after it was confirmed that she was nearly 28 weeks pregnant. It's a grave risk for 10-year-old girl. A bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud, however, asked the Union government to consider setting up a permanent medical board in states to examine pleas made for termination of pregnancy of foetus beyond statutorily laid down bar of 20-week.