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Sessions DOJ Blocks Sanctuary Cities from Police Assistance Program

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But in the letter sent Thursday to San Bernardino and three other cities (including Stockton, California), Sessions and the DOJ stated they will withhold aid until certain compliances are met. Read the full release on the Justice Department website. In the four letters, the Justice Department asked the prospective cities' police departments to show proof of their compliance by August 18. Read More »

Body found in Langley, BC, while grass fire extinguished

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The area surrounding the scene will be cordoned off for a significant period of time. Police are now in the evidence gathering phase, therefore no further information will be provided at this time. Police will continue their investigation and engage the appropriate partners to assist. Anyone with information is asked to call the Langley RCMP at 604 532 3200. Read More »

Early storms release NJ from humidity; cooler weather ahead

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Low around 68. Rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers, high near 69, winds gusting up to 25 miles per hour. Saturday night: A 20 percent chance of showers, low around 58. Tonight, there is an 80 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 a.m., then more showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1 a.m. Read More »

Chicago Preps Lawsuit Against Trump Administration For Withholding Grants

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The city this year is counting on $3.2 million from the program, money mostly used to buy police vehicles. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has blasted sanctuary cities, saying they make the US less safe and encourage illegal immigration. Sessions said Thursday. In a recent piece, Slate's Mark Joseph Stern deemed Sessions' latest stand against sanctuary cities "probably illegal". Local police are also barred from allowing ICE agents to use their facilities for interviews or investigations ... Read More »

Mauritania votes on constitution after tense campaign

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Aziz is pushing to abolish the country's senate and several other state bodies and to make a small adjustment to the national flag, measures that have galvanised a boycott movement hoping to sap the vote's credibility by forcing a low turnout. Read More »

Donald Trump to go on two-week working vacation: White House

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But with Trump now headed to a 17-day vacation, he is actually on pace to outspend Obama's entire eight-year term - and do it in less than a year. George W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, and Lyndon Johnson all looked to ranches in Texas and California to re-charge. The Justice Department separately held a press conference Friday morning devoted to the recent wave of unauthorized disclosures and said federal prosecutors are now conducting three times as many investigations into leaks than at ... Read More »

24 tonnes of flour spilt on M5 after lorry crashes in Gloucestershire

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The motorway was closed for several hours, between junctions 14 and 15 near Thornbury. According to Highways England the incident happened at around 4.30am on Saturday August 5. Motorists have been advised to avoid using the M5 southbound through Gloucestershire if possible. "Further assessment will be needed once the lorry has been lifted to fully see the damage to the road surface, so this recovery estimate may change". Read More »

Attentats : le système national d'alerte jugé "défaillant" et "obsolète"

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Rédigé par le sénateur de la Sarthe Jean-Pierre Vogel (LR), ce rapport ne se montre pas du tout rassurant sur les retards de la France en termes de système d'alarme en cas d'attentat alors que la menace terroriste est très forte. Mais depuis, seules 900 000 personnes l'ont téléchargée. Techniquement, l'application n'a pas non plus tenu ses promesses. D'autre part, a ce jour, la seule fois où l'"Alerte" a été utilisée en condition réelle, lors de l'attentat de Nice, le message a été envoyé ... Read More »

Sydney men planned two attacks, including Etihad plane bomb

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Etihad Airways said Tuesday it was helping Australian police with their investigation, amid a report from Sydney's Daily Telegraph that one of the airline's flights to Abu Dhabi was the target. When that plot failed, officers allege the men took the bomb apart and began turning it into a device that could disperse chemicals. Khaled Khayat, 49, and Mahmoud Khayat, 32, have been charged with two counts of planning a terrorist act. Read More »

PM Benjamin Netanyahu not forced to resign if indicted, says Israeli official

This has raised speculation that Netanyahu could be indicted shortly. Labor party chief Avi Gabbay said Saturday that Netanyahu must resign, as "the citizens of Israel deserve a different leadership". Recordings of the 2014 discussion were uncovered by police on Harow's computer during the course of their investigation into the former Netanyahu aide. Read More »

Korea hails new USA sanctions law on N. Korea

The diplomat said the proposed resolution would also prohibit all new joint ventures with North Korean companies - and ban new foreign investment in existing joint ventures. "A long-term solution can only be achieved through dialogue and negotiations", said Sweden's Deputy UN Ambassador Carl Skau. The resolution also signals a shift by the US, which declined to call a meeting of the Security Council after North Korea tested a second intercontinental ballistic missile in July. Read More »

Karnataka CM hits out at Modi govt after raids on Shivakumar

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Even though the raids at Shivakumar's residence and office have been concluded, sources told the daily that search operations continue at the minister's father-in-law's house and factory in Mysuru. Replying to a question, Siddaramaiah said that "I don't know what they have recovered". Several real estate, transport and jewellery firms were searched on the suspicion that they had links with the Minister. Read More »

Significant Mover of Yesterday: Tribune Media Company (TRCO)

The firm owned 2,700 shares of the company's stock at the end of the first quarter. Tribune Media Company (TRCO) closed 16.52% above its 200-day moving average and is 0.16% above another chart threshold, its 50-day moving average. Tribune Media (NYSE:TRCO) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 10th. According to the past 5 years report, the company on average reported -54.90% year-over-year EPS growth and sales growth was recorded at -3.30%. Read More »

Draft UN resolution seeks to cripple North Korea's export revenue by $1bn

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The diplomat said North Korea's export economy brings in $3 billion, which would be slashed by one third if the sanctions are adopted. The draft text would also prohibit countries from increasing the current number of North Korean specialists working overseas, and ban new joint ventures with Pyongyang as well as any new investment in current joint projects. Read More »

Bipartisan drive to pay health insurers faces Senate hurdles

Lowering the 35 percent top rate and simplifying the code are easy - sweep away all the credits and deductions - but that would still leave most American firms with a higher overall tax bill. McConnell said he'd try to use a procedural maneuver to allow debate on the overhaul to be cut off with 51 votes instead of the traditional 60. Included in their plan, devised by the House Problem Solvers caucus , is making cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers (which help keep out-of-pocket ... Read More »

Deal done, Neymar to sign with PSG

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Neymar , 25, had a release clause of 222m euros (£198m) and Barcelona indicated to PSG they must pay in full the amount if they are to secure the services of the Brazilian. PSG do have Edison Cavani, Marquinhos and Marco Veratti to complement Neymar , but they are still not guaranteed to get past the Champions League quarterfinals on the back of that group. Read More »

(NYSE:LNT) Shares Sold by Opus Investment Management Inc

Northern Tru Corp reported 0.03% in Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT). BlackRock Inc. now owns 18,092,905 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $716,659,000 after buying an additional 17,496,557 shares during the period. If you are accessing this article on another domain, it was stolen and republished in violation of USA and worldwide trademark & copyright legislation. Read More »

Canadian working with Kenya opposition party detained, to be deported

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It is not immediately clear why they were detained. James Orengo, a senior member of the opposition National Super Alliance, identified the American as Phillips. Kenya's main opposition group says an American and a Canadian who were assisting its campaign ahead of Tuesday's tightly contested presidential election have been detained. Read More »

4 killed in crash on 10 Fwy being investigated as DUI

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She and two children who were inside the Honda were killed when a Nissan Frontier veered off the highway and slammed into the Honda and a Toyota Tacoma that had stopped to help, Garcia said. She is the mother of the driver of the Honda, Maria Briseno , who survived and was hospitalized. The suspect in the white Nissan was identified as Luis Sanchez , 64, of Riverside. Read More »

Heat wave gripping parts of Europe named "Lucifer"

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Stretching across much of southern and eastern Europe , the heatwave, dubbed " Lucifer ", already "has fanned forest fires, triggered weather warning alerts, and damaged crops", according to Reuters . Travellers in Granada and Seville could face highs of 42C while temperatures soar to 39C in parts of Italy. 'It is vital that people stay hydrated and drink plenty of water, keep out of the sun and avoid over-exertion'. Read More »

US Trial Continues In Alleged Murder Of Limerick Man

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Mr Martens and Ms Martens-Corbett (33) both deny the second degree murder of Mr Corbett (39) in North Carolina on August 2, 2015. "Like a matter of urgency". Martens said that Molly's body went from "wiggling" to "limp" in Jason's choke hold as he dragged her toward the master bathroom. "We were superficially friendly - I am sure he knew I had some feelings about him", Mr Martens said. Read More »