• European Union to open infringement procedure against Poland over rule of law
European Union to open infringement procedure against Poland over rule of law

The change was a condition set by president Andrej Duda to sign the law. They also want Duda to veto two earlier pieces of legislation regarding a key judicial body and ordinary courts. "We stand by Poland , and we call on the European Commission not to overstep its authority", Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in a statement .

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  • State House Committee Rejects Texas Expansion Of Marijuana
State House Committee Rejects Texas Expansion Of Marijuana

The intent of Mr. Patrick was clear from the onset of the special session that he meant to have all 20 of Gov. Abbott's bills heard during the session. But numerous items being revived lacked the votes to be approved previously, and still do. It's unclear how soon that bill will head to the full chamber.

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  • Prison won't confirm OJ Simpson was masturbating; parole hearing today
Prison won't confirm OJ Simpson was masturbating; parole hearing today

The botched burglary that landed O.J. Simpson in prison would have been a three-year sentence at the most, not a 33-year crime, and if he were anyone else, he would have been paroled a long time ago, Alan Dershowitz , a member of Simpson's "dream team" of attorneys, said Thursday.

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  • US, China ramp up steel talks
US, China ramp up steel talks

Obstacles to cooperation loom. However, when asked if he would slap tariffs on steel imports, Trump said "it could happen". For America, it is a risky task to address the problem caused by overproduction of steel. It's by far the widest gap that US has with any country. The one-day meeting was attended by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and...

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  • US Fines Exxon For Violating Russia Sanctions Under Tillerson
US Fines Exxon For Violating Russia Sanctions Under Tillerson

The sanctions prohibit USA citizens or those located in the United States from dealing with those on the blacklist, such as Sechin. In its full web notice about the fine it is imposing to Exxon, the Treasury said that OFAC considered as aggravating factors, among others, that "ExxonMobil demonstrated reckless disregard for USA sanctions requi...

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  • USA says ban on laptops in airplane cabins has been lifted
USA says ban on laptops in airplane cabins has been lifted

As of Monday, the TSA says just one airport remains on the list: King Khalid International Airport (RUH) in Saudi Arabia's capital city Riyadh. In March, the United States banned cabin laptops and other large electronic devices to and from eight mostly Muslim nations, fearing bombs may be concealed in them.

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  • Turkey slams German comments on detention of activists
Turkey slams German comments on detention of activists

Gabriel said Germany would review state guarantees for foreign investment in Turkey and urge businesses against putting their money there, and also review its support for billions in European Union financial flows earmarked for the long-time aspirant to membership of the bloc.

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  • Coulterville evacuated from Mariposa wildfire
Coulterville evacuated from Mariposa wildfire

The fire consumed 25,000 acres and is 5 percent contained as of 8:20 p.m., Cal Fire said. "There's ample fuel and steep terrain", said California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokeswoman DeeDee Garcia. The fire has scorched 24 square miles since it broke out Sunday afternoon. Highway 49 North is closed from Pendola Gardens to Highwa...

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  • Donald Trump's election integrity commission has damaged Colorado, Michael Bennet says
Donald Trump's election integrity commission has damaged Colorado, Michael Bennet says

Vice President Mike Pence will chair the discussion, which is first public meeting since the commission was created in May. Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams, along with dozens of other secretaries of state across the country, has said he will provide the commission with information only considered public under Colorado law - a categor...

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  • England defeat South Africa to enter final, highlights
England defeat South Africa to enter final, highlights

Marizanne Kapp threw a spanner in the works at the end of the 48th over, removing Wilson and the drama escalated when Shabnim Ismail took out Laura Marsh with England needing two runs from the last three deliveries. The runs dried up for the home team and the match reached a dramatic conclusion when England lost their eighth wicket in the ...

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  • Inflation falls unexpectedly to 2
Inflation falls unexpectedly to 2

The fall in the pound lifted the FTSE 100 share index. CPIH, which the ONS are now using as their headline measure and which includes owner occupiers' housing costs, shows a 12-month inflation rate of 2.6% in June, down from 2.7% in May.

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  • Nowgam ceasefire violation: One jawan succumbs to his injuries
Nowgam ceasefire violation: One jawan succumbs to his injuries

Defence ministry spokesman, Colonel Rajesh Kalia said Rifleman Vimal Sinjali of Gurkha Rifles was killed in sniper fire from across the LoC in Naugam sector. Three civilians were injured in Pakistani shelling along the LoC in Naushera sector, the DC said, adding that they have been hospitalised. Indian officials denied any knowledge of the incide...

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  • Notorious 86-year-old jewel thief Doris Payne arrested again - at Walmart
Notorious 86-year-old jewel thief Doris Payne arrested again - at Walmart

She also used a Walmart shopping bag to hide the goods. A store employee told a Chamblee police officer at the store that Payne had grabbed items from the pharmacy, electronics and grocery departments, and concealed them in her purse inside a shopping cart, the AJC reported.

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  • Video shows dog rescuing baby deer floating in waters off Long Island
Video shows dog rescuing baby deer floating in waters off Long Island

In the video, we see Storm fighting against the current as he pulls in a motionless spotted fawn to shore. Storm is a golden retriever, a dog breed that belongs to the group known as "sporting dogs". Unfortunately, this had the opposite effect: The frightened fawn was likely spooked by the pup, as well as the people gathering to help, and it ra...

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  • Presidential poll: Opposition candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi files nomination
Presidential poll: Opposition candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi files nomination

The 68-year-old was yesterday chosen the NDA's vice presidential candidate at a meeting of the BJP parliamentary board. The fact that Naidu is from South India could also be a deciding factor. Later, he acquired a bachelor's degree in law with a specialisation in global law from Andhra University College of Law, Visakhapatnam. Mr Naidu came int...

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  • Ed Sheeran cameo in 'GoT'causes uproar from fans
Ed Sheeran cameo in 'GoT'causes uproar from fans

However, despite his large fan base, not everybody was excited to see Sheeran's famous face pop up. Ed Sheeran will probably be afraid to show his face in Westeros again. Sheeran, 26, was dressed as a soldier and sang around a campfire when he caught the attention of Maisie Williams' Arya Stark as she rode through a forest on horseback.

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  • Unrest as Venezuelan Constitution Rewrite Nears
Unrest as Venezuelan Constitution Rewrite Nears

The almost 7.2 million votes "confirmed the reason why Maduro is afraid of elections that are mandated by our constitution", National Assembly President Julio Borges wrote on Twitter. Fox said he left Venezuela as planned Monday and hadn't been personally notified of any action by the Venezuelan government. Late Sunday, the prosecutor-general i...

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  • Police release sketch of Delphi suspect
Police release sketch of Delphi suspect

Police describe the suspect as a white male between 5-foot 6-inches and 5-foot 10-inches tall, weighing 180 to 220 pounds, with reddish brown hair. Police say the sketch depicts a hat that may not be accurate, and they ask that the public focus on the person's facial features.

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  • Australia to boost army powers in response to potential terror attacks
Australia to boost army powers in response to potential terror attacks

The military will be given sweeping powers to deploy forces and even take charge during terrorist attacks. Turnbull said that the reforms were triggered in large part as a result of the "changing nature of the (terror) threat as demonstrated in recent terrorist attacks around the world".

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  • British Open 2017: Australian Andrew Dodt secures last available place
British Open 2017: Australian Andrew Dodt secures last available place

The trio are two shots clear of Andy Sullivan, who made the day's biggest move at the top thanks to a superb 67. His missed putt from five feet away rather indicated what would happen next. Rachel Dodt arrived from Sydney and into a rain and windswept Glasgow Airport on Saturday morning but packed for a five-day holiday in summery NY, and a last ho...

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  • Solar Storm May Spark Northern Lights Over BC This Weekend
Solar Storm May Spark Northern Lights Over BC This Weekend

As you can see, our chances in the Tri-Cities are pretty slim. This explosion produced what scientists call a coronal mass ejection (CME). The flare also released a wave of charged particles, known as a coronal mass ejection, which take a couple of days to reach Earth.

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  • Army launches operation in tribal areas targeting ISIS
Army launches operation in tribal areas targeting ISIS

DG ISPR said that Pakistan Army is not directly linked with joint investigation team (JIT). "It is a sub-judice matter and the Supreme Court will make its decision in the case", he said. He said the entire border will be fenced and it would be kept under electronic and manual vigil permanently by constructing forts and posts after every 1.5 km di...

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  • Moscow losing patience over seized Russian properties in US
Moscow losing patience over seized Russian properties in US

The estates were closed by the Obama administration last December as part of United States retaliation against Russian Federation for its meddling in the 2016 election . Zakharova thus stated that the previous United States administration had left a lot of unsolved issues and headaches for the new chief executive's team.

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  • Lea Michele, Dianna Agron and more pay tribute to Cory Monteith
Lea Michele, Dianna Agron and more pay tribute to Cory Monteith

A black-and-white Polaroid photo of the couple was attached to the tweet . Lea Michele has written several songs for him and has had several tattoos to commemorate her lost love. The actress took to Instagram to post a printout of an old photo that shows Lea embracing Cory while he gives an adorable smile. 'This is so lovely makes ...

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  • Two arrested, charged with the murders of missing Bucks Co. men
Two arrested, charged with the murders of missing Bucks Co. men

Patrick was shot to death by DiNardo on July 5 as the two were alone on the farm, prosecutors charge. ABC accessed the court documents with the full confessions of DiNardo and his cousin Sean Kratz , who has also been arrested and charged for involvement in the murders.

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