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Scores of Venezuelans Turn Against Maduro in Symbolic Vote

Millions of Venezuelans reportedly lined up throughout the country and abroad to vote against President Nicolas Maduro’s plan to rewrite the nation’s constitution, in an symbolic victory to the nation’s embattled opposition alliance. While no official results or estimates of the turnout were available by early evening in Venezuela, opposition alliance members celebrated the strong display of support, with opposition deputy Juan Andres Mejia saying that millions have cast their…

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The prime minister of Canada finally meets Justin Trudeau

Image: action p/REX/Shutterstock The Canadian Prime Minister came face to face with two-month-old Justin Trudeau at the Calgary Stampede on Saturday. SEE ALSO: Did Justin Trudeau just Google ‘Canada music’ to make his summer playlist? The boy, whose full name is Justin-Trudeau Adam Bilan, was born in May in Calgaryjust a few months after his family fled Syria and were welcomed to Canada. .@JustinTrudeau met Justin-Trudeau Adam Bilal in #Calgary…

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Brexit talks resume: Get down to business, David Davis urges – BBC News

“Protecting the rights of all our citizens is the priority for me going into this round and I’m clear that it’s something we must make real progress on.” The meeting comes after Chancellor Philip Hammond told the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show that businesses were holding off from investing in the UK because of uncertainty about Brexit. All you need to know about Brexit Reality Check: Will the UK pay a…

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Public sector pay: TUC says wages down thousands since 2010 – BBC News

‘Very generous’ “It’s been seven long years of pay cuts for our public servants. And ministers still won’t tell us if relief is on the way,” TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady said. Inflation measured by the most commonly used method, CPI, which does not take housing costs into account, has picked up in recent months hitting 2.9% in May. According to the Bank of England it averaged 2.7% a year…

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Children ‘exercise less as they get older’ – BBC News

More than 1,000 children aged five to 11 were questioned, with their parents acknowledging that being active made their children feel happier (79%), more confident (72%), and more sociable (74%). But the survey also found that children’s overall happiness declined with age, with 64% of five-and six-year-olds saying they always felt happy, compared with just 48% of 11-year-olds.

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In Interview, Trump Lawyer Jay Sekulow Misrepresents Role of Secret Service

President Donald Trumps personal lawyer Jay Sekulow misrepresented the role of the Secret Service on Sunday morning during an interview onThis Week NataliaRussian-American lobbyist In his interview withABC White House reporter Jon Karl on Saturday, Sekulow, a longtime Trump ally and a member of his personal legal team, asserted that if Veselnitskaya and Akhmetshin were such concerning figures, the Secret Service should have prevented them from entering Trump Tower. Sekulow…

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Twitter imagines who else could have possibly been at Trump Jr.’s Russia meeting

Donald Trump Jr. delivers a speech for the opening of Trump International Tower and Hotel in Canada.Image: Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images The world is slowly piecing together more and more of the puzzle that is Donald Trump Jr. meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower on June 9, 2016. A cascade of revelations on Friday made it clear that the gathering wasn’t as intimate as first suggested. In fact, the…

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Reebok’s elaborate subtweet at Donald Trump has Twitter users talking

Image: twitter/reebok Reebok wants in on the Trump Twitter trolling game and it’s showing absolutely no mercy. On Friday, the athletic apparel company took a shot at the U.S. President by crafting a graphic that mocked the “compliments” he delivered to French President Emmanuel Macrons wife last week. In a moment captured on Facebook Live during Trump’s visit to Paris, he can be seen giving French first lady Brigitte, a…

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The Senate health care plan is a disaster for gig economy workers

RIP health care.Image: GOMBERT/EPA/REX/Shutterstock The gig economy owes a lot to Obamacare. In the wake of the financial crisis, as smartphones were just becoming the norm, millions of Americans were out of work. Then, Uber hit the market one year before Obamacare was passed, and suddenly, the gig economy seemed feasible. Startups could launch without providing costly healthcare, and their workersexcuse me, independent contractorsdidnt have to worry about going broke…

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Brexit Minister urges MSPs to back changes to repeal bill – BBC News

The repeal bill, published earlier this week, is designed to transpose EU law into British law so the same rules apply on the day of Brexit as the day before, while giving parliaments and assemblies in Westminster, Edinburgh, Belfast and Cardiff the power to drop or change them in the future. Sturgeon: EU repeal bill a ‘power grab’ Warning of ‘immense crisis’ over EU bill What is the repeal bill…

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Trump Campaign Paid $50,000 To Trump Jr.s Lawyer Days Before Bombshell NYT Report

In newly filed campaign disclosure forms, President Donald Trumps 2020 presidential campaign committee has disclosed that it paid a $50,000 retainer to criminal defense attorney Alan S. Futerfas who represents his son Donald Trump Jr. Veselnitskaya went up on the New York Times website on July 8, 2017, 11 days after the payment was made. On July 12, in an exchange with reporters on Air Force One en route to…

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John Lewis Overcome With Emotion At A Civil Rights Movement Exhibit

Lewis, a civil rights icon who led the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and orchestrated sit-ins throughout the 1960s, joined former Barack Obama adviser David Axelrod at the center for a conversation about his experiences during the Civil Rights Movement. Lewis was overcome with emotion, covering his face with his hand as he fought back tears before saying, Surreal. It is real, exactly what happened. More From this publisher : HERE…

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Election intimidation at ‘tipping point’, warns watchdog – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDiane Abbott describes ‘racist, sexist’ abuse British politics is at a “dangerous moment” and the level of personal abuse aimed at election candidates has reached a “tipping point”, the head of the standards watchdog has warned. Lord Bew said the level of vitriol was now such that it could deter people from running for office. Labour MP Diane Abbott said this week…

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Amazon just might test how powerful is too powerful for a tech company

Donald Trump, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at a meeting of tech leaders at the White House earlier this year.Image: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Amazon is arguably the most feared name in all of consumer business at the moment. The online shopping juggernaut is smothering retail chains, spooking supermarkets, and steamrolling into probably half a dozen other sectors on the side. And its forward momentum shows no…

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In autonomous driving, real-world testing is taking a backseat

Image: imageBROKER/REX/Shutterstock To date, some of the hottest players in the autonomous arena have put their energy into driving endless miles in order to fine-tune their AI-based technology. Its time consuming and expensive, and most approved test driving sites have been in parts of the world with sunny skies and dry roads, hardly indicative of common driving conditions. With this mile-by-mile method, its hard to imagine self-driving could become commonplace…

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Tony Blair says EU could be flexible over movement – BBC News

‘Damaging position’ But last week the EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, said the freedom of movement of people, goods, services and capital – the key principles of the single market – were “indivisible”. Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged to control EU migration and has reiterated her commitment to reducing net migration to the tens of thousands. She has said that outside the single market, and without rules on freedom…

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Evidence Suggests Russian Intelligence Pipeline To Trump Campaign

Ranit Akhmetshin, a Russian American lobbyist and former Soviet counterintelligence officer, told The Associated Press on Friday he took part in the meeting on June 9, 2016, along with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya. Akhmetshin said Veselnitskaya brought a folder full of documents, which he said she left behind after the meeting. Trump Jr. has dismissed the meetingas a nothing that led nowhere. Here I upload a new part of docs…

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Shepard Smith Is Fed Up With Trump Camp’s ‘Lies’ And ‘Deception’ On Russia

Seemingly exasperated after learning that there were more people than previously acknowledged in the controversial June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower, Smith accused President Donald Trumps administration of covering up numerous lies. Its still not, were still not clean on this, Chris, Smith said. Smith continued, If theres nothing there and thats what they tell us, they tell us theres nothing to this and nothing came of it, theres a…

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Also At Trump Jr.-Russia Meeting: An Ex-U.S. Government Worker With Liberal Views

Samochornov would not confirm that he was in the room, citing nondisclosure agreements. But The New York Times Ken Vogel said Friday on MSNBC that Samochornov was at the June 9 meeting in Trump Tower. The interpreters mother-in-law also confirmed his attendance at the meeting toThe Daily Beast. Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Russian lawyer who met with the Trump team, had that an interpreter attended the meeting, but refused to name…

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DraftKings and FanDuel scrap merger plans

Image: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images It’s game on between the two biggest players in daily fantasy. DraftKings and FanDuel have called off their proposed merger after regulators tried to block it in court. The deal was seen as a way for the embattled daily fantasy companies to dig out of the financial hole left from an expensive marketing rivalry and months of legal fights over their controversial business model. SEE ALSO:…

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‘Time’ magazine’s epically candid cover shines spotlight on Donald Trump Jr.’s emails

Congrats, Donald Trump Jr. you’ve got yourself a Time Magazine cover, just like dad! The Trump family should know by now that magazine covers show no mercy, but juuuust in case it slipped their minds Time’s latest doozy will surely remind them. If you haven’t heard, Donald Trump Jr. recently found himself at the center of the ongoing Trump-Russia controversy when the New York Times obtained and published (not to…

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Tim Farron: I decided to quit before general election – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTim Farron told 5 live’s Emma Barnett he “had a cry” when his 15-year-old texted him Outgoing Lib Dem leader Tim Farron has revealed he decided to quit several weeks before the general election but did not announce his decision publicly. Mr Farron said he had put the decision “to bed” about two weeks into the campaign, and denied deceiving voters by…

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Some GOP Lawmakers Really Want To Carry Guns In The Capitol

He cant do it right now. Congressional lawmakers and others who can carry concealed guns elsewhere still have to apply for a D.C.-specific permit if they want to be armed in the city, and only law enforcement officers are allowed to carry inside the U.S. Capitol. But after a gunman opened fire on GOP lawmakers during baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, last month, House Republicans introduced a flurry of bills…

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Columnist Charles Krauthammer Doubles Down On Trump Jr. Criticism

Krauthammer, speaking Thursday on Special Report With Bret Baier on Fox News, said the emails Trump Jr. released earlier this week totally undermine a six-month story from the White House … that there wasnt any collusion. But after multiple reports from The New York Times detailing the June 2016 meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, the presidents eldest son admitted to meeting with her at Trump Tower after he was…

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New Bill Aims To Prevent White House From Dodging The Free Press

A Connecticut representative has introduced a new bill Thursday that would require the White House to hold at least two televised press briefings per week, in response to the Trump administrationss recent restrictions on press access. The Free Press Act, sponsored by Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.), comes in the wake of a series of White House actions that limit the medias access to the executive.The White House has repeatedly The…

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