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Trump revokes California's waiver on emissions standards, setting up legal fight

Trump revokes California's waiver on emissions standards, setting up legal fight USA automakers contend that without year-over-year increases in fuel efficiency that align with global market realities their vehicles could be less competitive, potentially resulting in job losses. Because California's auto-emission standards improve air quality, decrease climate pollution, save consumers money and advance fuel-efficient vehicle technology for everyone. [Full Article...]

Intel Inspector General isn't sharing details of whistleblower complaint

Intel Inspector General isn't sharing details of whistleblower complaint The Intelligence Community's Inspector General, Michael Atkinson, received the complaint on August 12 and passed it to Maguire on August 26, according to Schiff's letter to Maguire. Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire has so far refused to share any details of the complaint with lawmakers, leading to an outcry among Democrats. [Full Article...]

Pilot caught on high-voltage electricity line after fighter jet crashes in France

Pilot caught on high-voltage electricity line after fighter jet crashes in France The plane was traveling from Belgium to a naval air base in France when it came down between the towns of Pluvigner and Landaul, according to a statement from the regional prefecture, or administration. Photos posted to social media and by local media organisations showed damage to a roof of a house, smoke, and fire after people claimed to have witnessed the plane crash. [Full Article...]

Saudi-US possible attack on Iran would trigger all-out war: FM Zarif

Saudi-US possible attack on Iran would trigger all-out war: FM Zarif Pompeo wrote his tweet early Thursday after his meeting with Prince Mohammed over Saturday's drone and cruise missile attack on a crucial oil processing facility and oil field. Iran is already subject to a crushing United States sanctions program targeting its crucial oil industry. US and Saudi officials rejected the claim , saying the attack had not come from the south. [Full Article...]

Malaysia raises diplomatic temperature as Indonesia burns

Malaysia raises diplomatic temperature as Indonesia burns Malaysia may have to pass a law forcing its companies to tackle fires on land they control overseas, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Wednesday, as forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia spread haze across the region. The fires have sparked tensions between Indonesia and Malaysia. Air quality became as soon as within the "unhealthy" vary all the design in which through Singapore Thurs... [Full Article...]

Experts eye approach of Hurricane Jerry

Experts eye approach of Hurricane Jerry A hurricane warning is in effect for the Bermuda , meaning hurricane conditions are expected within 36 hours. The Bermuda Weather Service said Humberto would bring unsafe sea conditions to the island ahead of it. The risky weather system is expected to wreak havoc along the southwestern coast on Thursday as strong winds and heavy rains spread northward. The National Hurricane Center say... [Full Article...]

Trump Says It Looks Like Iran Struck Saudis, Ready To Help Ally

Trump Says It Looks Like Iran Struck Saudis, Ready To Help Ally The US President Donald Trump took it to Twitter in response to the matter questioning Iran's denial of the blames. Iran-supported Huthi rebels - who are fighting a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen - claimed the strikes. Bohnen is optimistic prices will stabilize because of the United States' lack of dependence on Saudi oil. Riyadh said it would meet oil customers' demand from its ample stor... [Full Article...]

NY state bans flavored e-cigarettes over vaping concerns

NY state bans flavored e-cigarettes over vaping concerns Today is the first day of New York's ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. They did so over the protests of vape shop owners, who say they are helping people quit smoking tobacco cigarettes, and that they will lose their businesses when the ban takes effect. [Full Article...]

Israeli police: Knife-wielding Palestinian woman shot dead

Israeli police: Knife-wielding Palestinian woman shot dead Middle East Eye has confirmed that the video is authentic. One of the men then appears to kick an item out of reach. He posted a picture of a knife on asphalt. PA officials did not immediately provide further details on her. The Jordan Valley accounts for 60 percent of the West Bank's territory , and has been under full Israeli control since the signing of the Oslo Accords in the early 1990s. [Full Article...]

European parliamentarians back India on Kashmir, slam Pakistan for harbouring terrorists

European parliamentarians back India on Kashmir, slam Pakistan for harbouring terrorists New Delhi's has rejected any third party rejection and reminded that under Lahore declaration and Shimla Agreement both India and Pakistan will resolve all issues bilaterally. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned citizens against joining the fight in Kashmir, saying the Indian authorities were waiting for "any excuse" to crack down on the residents in the Himalayan territory. [Full Article...]

California AG Discusses Fuel Standards Fight With Trump Administration

California AG Discusses Fuel Standards Fight With Trump Administration He insisted that new cars would be cleaner, even as they burn more gasoline than they would have under Obama-era fuel efficiency standards he wants to replace. But Sacramento has pushed back that, while cars will become more expensive, consumers will actually save money because they will be spending less on gasoline. [Full Article...]

Clothing line draws criticism for Sandy Hook sweatshirts

Clothing line draws criticism for Sandy Hook sweatshirts But be warned: it's upsetting. The hoodies feature names of schools where mass shootings have happened like Sandy Hook , Virginia Tech, Stoneman Douglas and Columbine. Someone who claimed to have survived the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting where 26 people, some as young as 6, were killed, called the design "hurtful" and "inconsiderate". [Full Article...]

Graham: Trump's Increased Sanctions Won't Deter Iran

Graham: Trump's Increased Sanctions Won't Deter Iran Trump said he is against war despite having the strongest military in the world. "Our working assumption is that this did not come from Yemen or Iraq", a USA defense official told VOA on Tuesday, adding that a US forensic team is on the ground working with the Saudis to examine the remnants of the missiles. [Full Article...]

Israel elections: Why it's do or die this time for Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel elections: Why it's do or die this time for Benjamin Netanyahu But Netanyahu, who had the first shot at forming the government, failed to close coalition talks, leading to fresh polls . At the time, Netanyahu appeared to have won another term, with his traditional allies of nationalist and ultra-religious Jewish parties controlling a parliamentary majority. [Full Article...]

Taliban attacks kill 48, Afghan leader unhurt as bomber targets rally

Taliban attacks kill 48, Afghan leader unhurt as bomber targets rally Afghan police inspect the site of a bombing in Parwan province, where Afghan President Ashraf Ghani was speaking at a campaign rally. A provincial spokesman, Ataullah Khogyani, said the blast had been carried out by a suicide bomber, and that security forces had rushed to the scene to rescue staff still inside the building. [Full Article...]

Trump names hostage negotiator as national security adviser

Trump names hostage negotiator as national security adviser He will do a great job!" posted the President on social media. O'Brien has served in the George W. Bush, Obama and Trump administrations. O'Brien is an attorney from Los Angeles who has served as a foreign policy adviser to several Republican presidential campaigns, handled a number of high-profile legal cases and previously served in several State Department positions, including as an alter... [Full Article...]

E-cigarettes will be banned, users face strict fines, jail: Nirmala Sitharaman

E-cigarettes will be banned, users face strict fines, jail: Nirmala Sitharaman Electronic cigarettes and other vaping products increase the risk of children taking up smoking, the minister said. There has been a 900 per cent increase in the use of e-cigarettes in the United States , and 300 million United States citizens are using e-cigarettes, she added. [Full Article...]

Auto plows into lobby of Trump Plaza New Rochelle

Auto plows into lobby of Trump Plaza New Rochelle As such, it's nearly a miracle that only 2 people were hurt: CBS says that their injuries are not life-threatening but they were still taken to the hospital as a precaution. Police are still investigating the cause of the incident, but Sgt. Chris Castiglia of the New Rochelle police department told The New York Times that the wreck did not appear to be intentional. [Full Article...]

U.S. sues Edward Snowden over new book, cites non-disclosure agreements

U.S. sues Edward Snowden over new book, cites non-disclosure agreements The US is seeking all proceeds earned by Snowden for the book, the Justice Department said . "The United States' ability to protect sensitive national security information depends on employees' and contractors' compliance with their non-disclosure agreements, including their pre-publication review obligations", said Assistant Attorney General Jody Hunt of the Department of Justice's Civil... [Full Article...]

Russia holds 80 North Koreans on 'poaching' boats

Russia holds 80 North Koreans on 'poaching' boats Border patrol went to detain the vessels, but after taking the first one, the second schooner opened fire on the Russians, wounding at least three border patrol guards . Pyongyang said the crew had been detained for violating the rules of entry into North Korea. North Korean fishing vessels have been involved in a number of worldwide incidents in the Sea of Japan, known to both Koreas as the East... [Full Article...]


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