Johnson: 'I Would Like to Delay' the Senate Healthcare Vote
Suicide Bomber Planning To Attack Mecca's Grand Mosque Blew Himself Up
Barack Obama received 'intelligence bombshell' on Russian hacking plans, investigators report
Barack Obama received an ?intelligence bombshell? from the CIA to warn him of a hacking campaign led by Vladimir Putin to help Donald Trump win the US election, it has been reported. The Russian president had given specific instructions on the operation?s objectives to defeat Democratic candidate Hilary Clinton, and help get her opponent elected, the Washington Post revealed in a special report. Citing interviews with current and former senior US officials, the newspaper detailed how the Obama administration allegedly considered retaliating against Putin by releasing intelligence on him, and planting ?cyber weapons? in Russia?s infrastructure to destroy its economy.
Tallest building west of Mississippi River opens in LA
Not Just Coal: Retail Jobs Fall Despite Lower Unemployment
Banned Bahraini newspaper fires staff
A independent Bahraini newspaper has sacked its staff three weeks after Sunni-dominated authorities banned it on accusations that it "sows division" in the Shiite-majority Gulf kingdom. "We regret to inform you that the board of directors... has decided to terminate the employment contracts with the employees," board chairman Adel al-Maskati wrote in English in a message addressed to "all staff" on Saturday. The information ministry banned Al-Wasat in early June "until further notice" for its "violation of the law and repeatedly publishing information that sows division in society and affects Bahrain's relations with other states," said BNA state news agency.
Saudi, most Gulf Arabs start Eid al-Fitr on Sunday
Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam, and most other Gulf Arab states will celebrate the Muslim Eid al-Fitr feast on Sunday to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, regional media said on Saturday. Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates will also start the holiday on Sunday, media reports said. The Sultanate of Oman said Monday will be the first day of the Eid.
Invasive Asian carp found near Great Lakes beyond electrified barrier
Asian carp can weigh up to 100lbs and often outcompete other fish. An Asian carp has been found just miles from the Great Lakes, beyond an electrified barrier designed to keep the invasive species from entering the ecosystem and wreaking the sort of damage seen elsewhere in the US. The carp was sent to Southern Illinois University for further analysis.
Girl Falls Out Of Six Flags Ride As Bystanders Catch Her From Below
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