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Minneapolis woman killed by police: What we know and don’t know – CNN

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

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Saudi woman who wore skirt in viral video has been arrested, state television reports – Washington Post

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

يجب ان لاتطلع في بلد محافظ بهذا الشكل ، عليها احترام القوانين ، ولاا سوف يكون مصيرها معروف#مطلوب_محاكمة_مودل_خلود pic.twitter.com/1ygF1UCD53 — فــّــواز الوايلي (@1__shadw) July 16, 2017 A young woman is at the center of a controversy about clothing in Saudi Arabia, after she posted videos of herself in one of the nation’s most conservative provinces wearing a short skirt and a cropped top. The woman has been arrested by Riyadh police for…

Two more Senate Republicans oppose health-care bill, leaving it without enough votes to pass – Washington Post

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Two more Senate Republicans have declared their opposition to the latest plan to overhaul the nation’s health-care system, potentially ending a months-long effort to make good on a GOP promise that has defined the party for nearly a decade and been a top priority for President Trump. Sens. Mike Lee (Utah) and Jerry Moran (Kan.) issued statements declaring that they would not vote for the revamped measure. The sudden breaks…

Questions remain surrounding fatal Minnesota police shooting – ABC News

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

An Australian woman who called 911 to report what she believed to be an active sexual assault was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer in a case that has left many relatives and neighbors searching for answers. Authorities have released no details about what led to the shooting of Justine Damond, a meditation teacher and bride-to-be who was killed late Saturday by an officer who reportedly fired his…

Trump’s day in tweets: Monday, July 17 – Los Angeles Times

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

His tweets have the power to shape international relations, send stock prices up — or down — and galvanize the American public. We’re watching how Donald Trump is using this platform of unfettered communication now that he’s commander in chief. Here is everything Trump has tweeted since he was sworn in as 45th president of the United States. In many cases, we look at what he was reacting to and…

Trump Recertifies Iran Nuclear Deal, but Only Reluctantly – New York Times

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

At an hourlong meeting last Wednesday, all of the president’s major security advisers recommended he preserve the Iran deal for now. Among those who spoke out were Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Defense Secretary Jim Mattis; Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, the national security adviser; and Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, according to an official who described internal discussions on the…

California Legislature extends state’s cap-and-trade program in rare bipartisan effort to address climate change – Los Angeles Times

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

California lawmakers voted Monday evening to extend the state’s premiere program on climate change, a victory for Gov. Jerry Brown that included unprecedented Republican support for fighting global warming. In a break with party leaders and activists in California and Washington, eight Republicans joined with Democrats to continue the cap-and-trade program, which requires companies to buy permits to release greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. The legislation would keep the 5-year-old…

‘Modern Day Presidential’ really isn’t working for Trump – CNN

Monday, July 17, 2017

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News Highlights: Top Company News of the Day – Fox Business

Monday, July 17, 2017

Peltz Launches Proxy Fight Against P&G Continue Reading Below Investor Nelson Peltz has launched a fight for a board seat at Procter & Gamble, in an effort to jolt the consumer-products giant whose sales and profit growth stalled, the company said. KKR Elevates Two Executives as Part of Succession Planning KKR promoted two senior executives to run its day-to-day operations, a step in planning for the succession…

Minneapolis police officer fatally shoots an Australian bride-to-be under mysterious circumstances – Washington Post

Monday, July 17, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS — Justine Damond called police after hearing a sound in an alley near the home she shared with her fiancé late Saturday night. But shortly after two officers arrived in her upscale Minneapolis neighborhood to investigate, the call turned deadly when one of the officers shot Damond. It is unclear why the officer opened fire on Damond, a 40-year-old yoga and meditation teacher from Australia who was supposed to wed…

Trump administration to share records about Mar-a-Lago – Washington Post

Monday, July 17, 2017

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‘Game of Thrones’ Premiere: Rory McCann Stares Into the Hound’s Fiery Future – Hollywood Reporter

Monday, July 17, 2017

[Warning: this story contains spoilers for the season seven premiere of HBO’s Game of Thrones, “Dragonstone.”] It’s just Sandor Clegane’s luck he would end up with a band of fire worshippers. Almost seems like divine justice. Rory McCann’s take-no-nonsense brute of a character stood front and center in the Game of Thrones season seven premiere’s most quietly emotional storyline. In one of the last acts of the episode, the Hound and the…

Minneapolis police officer fatally shoots Australian bride-to-be under mysterious circumstances – Washington Post

Monday, July 17, 2017

A yoga and meditation teacher living in Minneapolis was fatally shot by police Saturday night after she called 911 to report a possible assault in the alley behind her home. The woman was identified by family in local and Australian news reports as 40-year-old Justine Damond (nee Justine Ruszczyk), a native Australian who studied to be a veterinarian in Sydney before moving to Minneapolis to be with her fiance, Don Damond. The couple…

UAE denies Washington Post report it orchestrated Qatar hack – CNN

Monday, July 17, 2017

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Did Trump’s Lawyer Just Implicate Him in Donnygate? – Vanity Fair

Monday, July 17, 2017

Running the full Sunday morning media gauntlet, the president’s lawyer, Jay Sekulow, presented Team Trump’s latest line of defense in the mounting Donald Trump Jr. scandal: blaming his meeting with Natalia Veselnitskaya, a Russian lawyer whom he was told would have damaging information about Hillary Clinton, on the Secret Service. “I wonder why the Secret Service—if this was nefarious—why the Secret Service allowed these people in?” Sekulow mused, pitching his…

Republicans’ Obamacare repeal is starting to look like Medicaid repeal – Washington Post

Monday, July 17, 2017

(Evan Vucci/AP) Republicans have made a big change to their health-care plan: Instead of increasing costs for the poor and sick to lower them for the rich and healthy, it would lower costs for the rich and healthy to increase them for the poor and sick. See the difference? No? Well, you must not be a Republican senator then. Now, all kidding aside, it is true that the Senate’s latest…

Game of Thrones Is Back, and Things Are About to Get Very, Very, Very Bad – Gizmodo

Monday, July 17, 2017

All images: HBO After last year’s incredible, explosive, monumental season finale, last night’s quiet season seven premiere almost seems like a PG fantasy film… even despite it beginning with bit of mass murder. But watching it closely, you can see the new problems that will plague the characters this season, and will likely lead to their downfall—assuming an army of the dead doesn’t get them first. “Dragonstone” won’t go down…

How the White House and Republicans underestimated Obamacare repeal – Politico

Monday, July 17, 2017

The longer Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare flounder, the clearer it becomes that President Donald Trump’s team and many in Congress dramatically underestimated the challenge of rolling back former President Barack Obama’s signature achievement. The Trump transition team and other Republican leaders presumed that Congress would scrap Obamacare by President’s Day weekend in late February, according to three former Republican congressional aides and two current ones familiar with the administration’s…

Trump Goes on Attack as Russia Revelations Appear to Take Toll – New York Times

Monday, July 17, 2017

A small knot of protesters formed Saturday afternoon as well, but the police kept them well away from the club. “Thank you to all of the supporters, who far out-numbered the protesters, yesterday at the Women’s U.S. Open,” Mr. Trump wrote. “Very cool!” Advertisement Continue reading the main story Mr. Trump has gone through one of the rockiest stretches of his presidency since the disclosure of a meeting in June…

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Premiere: ‘Shall We Begin?’ – NPR

Monday, July 17, 2017

“Pinot Noir!/Lann-is-star!/Have-I per-haps gone too-far?”: Queen Cersei (Lena Headey) takes a sip or twelve of wine in the premiere episode of Game of Thrones’ seventh season. Helen Sloane/HBO hide caption toggle caption Helen Sloane/HBO “Pinot Noir!/Lann-is-star!/Have-I per-haps gone too-far?”: Queen Cersei (Lena Headey) takes a sip or twelve of wine in the premiere episode of Game of Thrones’ seventh season. Helen Sloane/HBO We’ll be recapping Season 7 of HBO’s Game…