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Teen accused of livestreaming deadly auto crash set to appear in court Teen accused of livestreaming deadly auto crash set to appear in court
- July 27, 2017

Authorities say Obdulia Sanchez, 18, was driving the auto Friday when it veered onto the shoulder of a road about 75 miles (120.7 kilometers) northwest of Fresno. California Highway Patrol officers are still investigating the fatal crash and can not yet confirm or deny the claims about a blown tire. "What I think is she knows she's done something wrong", he told KFSN-TV Monday. (more...)
Senate Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for former Trump campaign manager Manafort Senate Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for former Trump campaign manager Manafort
- July 26, 2017

Mr. Manafort's meeting occurred a day after the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner , provided his own account of the June 2016 meeting to Senate investigators. "Manafort, who was Trump's campaign chairman at the time, will also provide contemporaneous notes of the session", a source told Politico . It said he was likely to be questioned about a June 2016 meeting in NY with a Russian lawyer. (more...)
JD (U) leader backs suspension of six Cong MPs from Lok Sabha JD (U) leader backs suspension of six Cong MPs from Lok Sabha
- July 26, 2017

The six MP who have been suspended are Gaurav Gogoi , Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Ranjit Ranjan, Sushmita Dev, MK Raghav and K Suresh. According to the speaker of the House, the Congress MPs stormed the well and despite her repeated requests they did not return to their seats and continued to behave improperly. (more...)
Taliban kills seven out of 70 abducted civilians in Afghanistan's Kandahar Taliban kills seven out of 70 abducted civilians in Afghanistan's Kandahar
- July 24, 2017

The Taliban fighters have executed seven civilians after abducting at least seventy people in the southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan over the alleged cooperation with the government and the security forces. It wasn't immediately clear if they had been kidnapped or had escaped. Spokesperson Khapalwak said that the Taliban has held 33 hostages after freeing the others. (more...)
Detwiler Fire Grows To 74000 Acres, Destroys 58 Homes Detwiler Fire Grows To 74000 Acres, Destroys 58 Homes
- July 23, 2017

About 1,500 structures are still threatened by the fire, which previously prompted evacuation orders for the towns of Mariposa and Coulterville . Dewey, 64, said people in their 30s have opened several new businesses and wine bars, attracting lots of young tourists. However, the businesses stood empty as firefighters worked to keep the flames away from the town with 2,000 residents. (more...)
Trump, US Navy commission carrier USS Gerald R. Ford Trump, US Navy commission carrier USS Gerald R. Ford
- July 23, 2017

Kennedy (CVN 79) and Enterprise (CVN 80). Built by Huntington Ingalls Industries , the Gerald R. Ford class is designed with significant quality-of-life improvements and reduced maintenance. A Friday Washington Post story reported President Trump has been exploring the option of exercising his broad constitutional pardon power on behalf of himself or members of his campaign team or family. (more...)
NASA says unsafe eclipse glasses being distributed NASA says unsafe eclipse glasses being distributed
- July 22, 2017

Whether it's in our print edition or online, the Register-News will be here to share this historic experience with you and the rest of our community. The main event is going to be at 2:41 p.m., but there will be a buildup you won't want to miss. (more...)
Venezuela crises set to escalate as general strike begins Venezuela crises set to escalate as general strike begins
- July 21, 2017

Hundreds of candidates have been campaigning to serve on the ANC and to secure the Venezuelan people's right to vote against the call to boycott the elections by the right-wing MUD alliance. White House spokesman Sean Spicer called on Miraflores to cancel the ANC and convene "free and fair elections". Those nominations would not give the opposition a supreme court majority but are nearly certain to be rejected by the current court and the executive branch, making them a largely symbolic ... (more...)
France's military chief resigns after clash with Macron over budget cuts France's military chief resigns after clash with Macron over budget cuts
- July 20, 2017

General Pierre de Villiers's departure followed an extraordinary public row with Mr Macron, who has styled himself as a lofty head of state in the tradition of Gen Charles de Gaulle but who is now grappling with daily concerns such as reining in France's deficit. (more...)
Liverpool agree fee with Hull for Andrew Robertson Liverpool agree fee with Hull for Andrew Robertson
- July 20, 2017

Klopp was initially interested in signing Ryan Sessegnon, only to see the teenager commit his future to Fulham on a new three-year deal earlier in the off-season. Stewart arrived from Spurs on a free transfer in 2014, but has only made 11 Premier League appearances - meaning the profit we're making on him is all the more impressive. (more...)
Riots Continue in Jerusalem Amid Heightened Temple Mount Tensions Riots Continue in Jerusalem Amid Heightened Temple Mount Tensions
- July 20, 2017

Jews revere it as the Temple Mount , or home of biblical Temples destroyed two millennia ago. Not much of this seems to make sense - until you look at it from the perspective of what is really motivating the Waqf, palestinians, and so many other Muslims. (more...)
Who designed the Karnataka flag first? Five facts you need to know Who designed the Karnataka flag first? Five facts you need to know
- July 20, 2017

Puttappa and Gadada in their representation had requested the government to design a separate flag for " Kannada Naadu' and accord it legal standing". Ma Ramamurthy, son of freedom fighter and litterateur Veerakesari Seetharama Shastri, was the first to have conceptualised and designed the Yellow and Red flag for Karnataka. (more...)
King Salman reportedly pressured Israel to reopen Al Aqsa mosque King Salman reportedly pressured Israel to reopen Al Aqsa mosque
- July 19, 2017

Israel had temporarily closed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound after a terror attack on Friday, in which three Israeli Arab assailants were shot dead after killing two Israeli policemen in the area. Israeli forces shoot fishermen off Gaza: Meanwhile, Israeli naval forces opened fire on several Palestinian fishermen south of the besieged Gaza Strip on Sunday night. (more...)
Australian woman Justine Damond killed in police shooting in Minneapolis Australian woman Justine Damond killed in police shooting in Minneapolis
- July 18, 2017

The victim, also known as Justine Damond , was reportedly shot in her driveway after she went out to see what was happening, but it is still unclear what led to the fatal shots. "I hope that he wakes up every single day and thinks about it, and then I hope that he thinks about how he can be a better person because that's what she did every single day". (more...)
North Korea sends 'slaves' to Russian Federation to make money for regime North Korea sends 'slaves' to Russian Federation to make money for regime
- July 18, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The targeting of clothes or textile manufacturers may be outside current parameters of USA sanctions, but according to Kim Han-kwon, a professor at the Korea National Diplomatic Academy in South Korea, the move may be a response to North Korea's changing approach to earning foreign currency for the regime as Chinese restrictions have banned exports like coal, News 1 reported. (more...)
Monsoon session of Parliament begins Monsoon session of Parliament begins
- July 18, 2017

Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday said there are a lot of bills pending in the Parliament and if the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government wants to pass those only on the basis of their majority, then it is not going to happen. (more...)
IN teen killings: Have you seen this man in sketch? IN teen killings: Have you seen this man in sketch?
- July 17, 2017

Kim Riley said in a news release. Liberty German, 14, and Abigail Williams, 13, were found slain on February 14, a day after the two were reported missing after hiking on trails near Delphi, located about 60 miles northwest of Indianapolis. (more...)
Nitish Kumar to take final call on Tejashwi post Presidential Polls Nitish Kumar to take final call on Tejashwi post Presidential Polls
- July 17, 2017

The party legislators will discuss the current political situation after RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav rejected JD (U)'s demand as the latter has been demanding resignation of Lalu's son and Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav . (more...)
RIP Martin Landau, Oscar-winning actor RIP Martin Landau, Oscar-winning actor
- July 17, 2017

His performance as Rollin Hand on Mission Impossible earned him a Golden Globe Award and nominations for three Emmy Awards. Landau won the supporting actor Oscar. Over his seven decade career, Landau appeared in hundreds of projects. In addition to Mission: Impossible , his television credits include Without A Trace , Space: 1999 and Entourage . (more...)
California Governor Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg Launch California Governor Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg Launch "America's Pledge"
- July 15, 2017

To view the full article, register now. The Rocky Mountain Institute and World Resources Institute will compile a list of efforts across the United States to fight global warming and will showcase the commitments in November at the United Nations climate change conference in Germany. (more...)