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Critics denouce Trump's 'tackyThe Boy Scouts official Facebook page was flooded with angry comments from parents and former scouts who called Monday’s speech by President Trump “unbelievably tacky and disrespectful.” “A... statement from the [Boy Scouts of America] denouncing this speech and the conduct of the crowd booing a former president needs to be forth coming immediately,” Robin...
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Read the Full Transcript ofTrump used the speech to brag about his election victory and deride the media
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President Donald Trump turned a Boy Scouts event into a campaign-style rally Monday, starting off his remarks by saying he'd put aside the "fake news" and other issues in Washington while addressing... the Boy Scouts of America 2017 National Scout Jamboree.
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Security Forces Lock Down theOpposition lawmakers stormed the compound in an attempt to vote on whether to impeach the parliamentary speaker
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Mitch McConnell's Health Care Gambit: What We Don't Know

The Huffington Post - 25 Jul 2017 05:00
Mitch McConnell's Health CareThe return of ailing Sen. John McCain suggests the Senate leader may have a plan for reviving Obamacare repeal.
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Robert Durst attacked palReal estate heir Robert Durst attacked one of his friends without warning before his wife disappeared -- viciously kicking him in the face with a pointed cowboy boot -- in what prosecutors described... as a precursor to her presumed murder. The unprovoked assault came to light Monday during the pretrial testimony of Peter Schwartz, the...
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Sen. John McCain To Return For Critical Health Care Vote

The Huffington Post - 25 Jul 2017 04:25
Sen. John McCain To Return ForHis vote could prove decisive.
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10-year-old victim raped byA 10-year-old girl who says she was raped and impregnated by her uncle is trying to win permission from India’s Supreme Court to abort the child, with the girl’s parents claiming her body isn’t... developed enough to carry the baby. India’s Supreme Court agreed to allow doctors to examine the girl, who is 26 weeks...
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Brazilian Woman Accused ofThe victim, 49-year-old Marcilene Soares Gama, faced legal action over charges that she pretended to be a doctor
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Fox News' Shep Smith isEarly Monday morning, White House senior adviser and President Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, released an 11-page statement on his at least four known meetings with Russian officials last year,... including a meeting he and Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort were invited to by Donald Trump Jr. with a Kremlin-linked lawyer offering damaging information on Hillary Clinton. In Kushner's letter and a subsequent statement he read outside the White House after testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee, he denied any collusion with Russia and said he did not know of any collusion in the Trump campaign. Specifically, Kushner said he had not known the reason for the meeting with the Russian lawyer, because he had been too busy with the campaign to read Don Jr.'s entire email — what...
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Current and Former Boy Scouts"Shocking abuse of children"
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Indonesia's navy has disputed reports that four Vietnamese fishermen were wounded in a weekend incident that was the second clash between the two countries in the South China Sea in …
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Abe denies favours for friend Kake amid falling support

Al Jazeera English - 25 Jul 2017 07:15
Japan's prime minister rejects allegations he misused influence to help a friend open veterinary school.
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Israel has begun dismantling metal detectors it installed a week earlier at the gates of a contested Jerusalem shrine, amid widespread Muslim protests. The removal is meant to defuse escalating …
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The Taliban have received improved weaponry in Afghanistan that appears to have been supplied by the Russian government, according to exclusive videos obtained by CNN, adding weight to accusations by... Afghan and American officials that Moscow is arming their one-time foe in the war-torn country.
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What's in the Russia sanctionsThe Senate passed a bill that would impose tough sanctions on Russia.
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US: Harmful Surgery on Intersex Children

Human Rights Watch - 25 Jul 2017 07:01
Expand A two-and-a-half-year old born with intersex traits walks with her parents in their garden. The parents have decided to defer all medically unnecessary surgeries until their child can decide... for herself. © 2017 Human Rights Watch (Chicago, July 25, 2017) - Doctors in the United States continue to perform medically unnecessary surgeries that can inflict permanent harm on intersex children, Human Rights Watch and interACT said in a report released today. Despite decades of controversy over the procedures, doctors operate on children's gonads, internal sex organs, and genitals when they are too young to participate in the decision, even though the surgeries could be safely deferred. The 160-page report, "'I Want to Be Like Nature Made Me': Medically Unnecessary Surgeries on Intersex...
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Trump unloads on WashingtonPresident Trump blasted and appeared to threaten the Washington Post in a series of tweets Monday night, after the newspaper ran a story on his Syria policy. "The Amazon Washington Post fabricated the... facts on my ending massive, dangerous, and wasteful payments to Syrian rebels fighting Assad," Trump
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The European Union plans to open a delegation in Mongolia this year, the 28-nation group said Tuesday, in a move that will expand its relationship with the resource-rich country wedged …
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The Chinese military has reportedly been building up defenses along its border with North Korea, coinciding with warnings by President Trump that he is considering military action over Pyongyang's... nuclear weapons push.
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Australia Denies Reneging on aThe UNHCR said it had agreed to facilitate a deal in which the United States would take up to 1,250 refugees from camps on Papua New Guinea and Nauru
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Uber driver caught byWarning: Disturbing footage Uber has reportedly suspended a driver after a customer claimed the man was engaged in sex acts with a woman during the “dangerous and inappropriate” trip. Aner Manuel,... of Boston, took to the company’s Facebook page Thursday to complain about a trip where his driver appeared to receive oral sex from a...
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For China's Global Ambitions,Iran's strategic location makes it a focus, and Chinese investments and entrepreneurs are pouring into the country.
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A Vietnamese court was holding a trial Tuesday of a woman who posted articles and videos online that were described as anti-state propaganda. The trial of Tran Thi Nga, 40, …
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