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Paul Ryan's Border Tax Is Dead In The Water
- July 29, 2017

While we have debated the pro-growth benefits of border adjustability, we appreciate that there are many unknowns associated with it and have made a decision to set this policy aside in order to advance tax reform. Republicans have now reiterated their goal of starting to work on a joint tax plan through committees by this fall. House Republicans released their own tax reform blueprint a year ago, and the White House released a one-page outline of priorities it would like to see in tax ... (more...)
Weather for Donegal, Saturday, July 29th, 2017 Weather for Donegal, Saturday, July 29th, 2017
- July 29, 2017

For tonight, rain will move into the city around midnight with the heaviest stuff concentrated south of the city with overnight lows in the 60s and low 70s. Temperatures will dip down to the high 50s overnight. Humidity levels are quite low and remain comfortable into the start of the week. Clouds and dampness keeps temperatures cool in the lower 70s. (more...)
Putin: Sanctions on Russian Federation 'malicious step' Putin: Sanctions on Russian Federation 'malicious step'
- July 29, 2017

The move comes the day after the U.S. Congress gave bilateral approval to a new slate of sanctions on Russian Federation over its interference in the 2016 election. Petersburg, Vladivostok and Yekaterinburg. A tit-for-tat decision by Russian Federation on Friday to expel hundreds of USA diplomats and seize two US compounds may be an acknowledgment that Trump's ability to bring better ties is limited and be the start of a new downward spiral in relations. (more...)
Trump sacks chief of staff Trump sacks chief of staff
- July 29, 2017

Now, Reince Priebus is out of that job as White House chief of staff in the most significant shake-up of the rocky Trump presidency. "I'm doing great", Priebus said. "I want to congratulate John Kelly , who has done an incredible job of Secretary of Homeland Security", Trump said. "Reince is. a paranoiac ", Scaramucci told The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza . (more...)
Charles Schwab Corp (NYSE:SCHW), F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) Charles Schwab Corp (NYSE:SCHW), F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV)
- July 29, 2017

Wealthfront Inc. now owns 28,761 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $1,135,000 after buying an additional 1,813 shares during the period. In other The Charles Schwab Corporation news, EVP Joseph R. Martinetto sold 89,330 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 19th. (more...)
New sanctions: Putin promised a response to the"insolence" american
- July 29, 2017

The new sanctions come as the White House grapples with several ongoing probes into ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, which the President has blasted as unnecessary. The huge margins mean Congress could easily override a veto. The bill now has to be either signed or vetoed by US President Donald Trump . Russian Federation denies it interfered in the election and Trump has said there was no collusion. (more...)
Britain Ends Electronics Cabin Ban on Some Flights From Turkey Britain Ends Electronics Cabin Ban on Some Flights From Turkey
- July 29, 2017

Footage from broadcaster Haberturk showed a city bus half-submerged near a bridge in the city's Unkapani district. A fire also broke out after strong winds knocked over a crane which fell on oil barrels, resulting in an explosion. Hurriyet reports 13 Turkish Airlines planes en route to Ataturk were diverted to other destinations due to severe rainfall from a heavy storm. The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality said more than 7,000 people had been mobilised to deal with the aftermath ... (more...)
Russian Federation orders USA to cut diplomat numbers after more sanctions imposed Russian Federation orders USA to cut diplomat numbers after more sanctions imposed
- July 29, 2017

The bill is aimed largely at preventing Trump from unilaterally lifting sanctions on Russian Federation amid suspicions he received help from Moscow to win the presidential election past year. It also adds new sanctions on Russian Federation and on Iranian individuals and entities with ties to the country's ballistic missile programs. According to a statement late Friday, Trump " read early drafts of the bill " and after negotiating " critical elements ", has reviewed the final version ... (more...)
After health vote, John McCain heads home for cancer treatment
- July 29, 2017

And he warned his colleagues not to cave to the demands of the "bombastic loudmouths on the radio, and television, and the internet". At long last, Senator John McCain has backed his words with actions by voting against the latest attempt to repeal the ACA. (more...)
US Senate votes overwhelmingly in favor of new N. Korea sanctions US Senate votes overwhelmingly in favor of new N. Korea sanctions
- July 29, 2017

The veto-proof supermajority behind these bills all but insures that they will become the law of the land before long. Earlier in the day, the White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said the Trump Administration supports strong sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. (more...)
Russian Federation to kick out USA diplomats in retaliation to new sanctions Russian Federation to kick out USA diplomats in retaliation to new sanctions
- July 29, 2017

If Trump chooses to veto it, the bill is expected to garner enough support in both chambers to override his veto and pass it into law. The U.S. embassy in Moscow. Trump has repeatedly said he wants better relations with Moscow and, according to his communications director Anthony Scaramucci, still doubts Moscow's involvement in the election campaign. (more...)
Russian Federation boots U.S. diplomats in retaliation for new sanctions Russian Federation boots U.S. diplomats in retaliation for new sanctions
- July 29, 2017

In its statement, the White House said Trump "negotiated regarding critical elements" of early drafts of the bill and approved of the final draft "based on its responsiveness to his negotiations". It said Trump had familiarized himself with earlier versions of the bill and had held talks on its crucial provisions. The Trump administration does not seem to have a problem with those particular sanctions. (more...)
Gujarat: Congress flies 44 MLAs to Bengaluru to prevent defections Gujarat: Congress flies 44 MLAs to Bengaluru to prevent defections
- July 29, 2017

One of them quit after his announcement. The High Command might have chosen Karnataka as it does not want the MLAs to come in touch with any BJP leaders. The police officer, he alleged, told the MLA that Congress has decided not to give him a ticket for the upcoming assembly elections and he should leave the party and join BJP. (more...)
Illinois Lawmakers Quickly Adjourn Second Day Of School Funding Session Illinois Lawmakers Quickly Adjourn Second Day Of School Funding Session
- July 29, 2017

Along with the excitement that a new school year brings, there's a lot of concern about money. "He's willing to hold the bill then, then let's have a negotiation". He doesn't say if such an alternative could include the teachers pension millions he's been calling a Chicago bailout. "We're all here. There is no excuse for us not to be working on that bill". (more...)
United States expresses 'strong disappointment and protest' over Russian Federation retaliation
- July 29, 2017

Moscow's retaliation, announced by the Foreign Ministry on Friday, had echoes of the Cold War. But the debate over the new measures has taken place against the backdrop of an ongoing investigation into alleged Russian meddling the in the 2016 presidential election . (more...)
Head of Boy Scouts apologizes for 'political rhetoric' in Trump speech Head of Boy Scouts apologizes for 'political rhetoric' in Trump speech
- July 29, 2017

Mr. Trump tried to take this organization and turn its members into those who attack and slander the left, just as he does, which is something even worse to think about when those members are just boys.The president's speech was very much unacceptable and did not belong anywhere near the Boy Scouts of America . (more...)
Driver tells court Indrani killed daughter Sheena Bora Driver tells court Indrani killed daughter Sheena Bora
- July 29, 2017

Wearing a light-peach coloured checked shirt and grey trousers, Rai looked straight at the judge and rattled off the minute details, covering everything right from the plotting of the murder to its execution, in such a manner that it appeared that feared looking at Indrani and Peter, seated in the accused dock. (more...)
Trump Approves of Russia Sanctions Legislation, Intends to Sign Trump Approves of Russia Sanctions Legislation, Intends to Sign
- July 29, 2017

What Putin's spokesman, Dmitri Peskov, said today was that the sanctions would have never got so far if the USA wasn't - if Trump wasn't going to sign them. Signing the bill into law will send an inexperienced and undisciplined White House into an escalating confrontation with Russian Federation at a time when safeguards to reduce tensions have eroded and domestic pressure in both countries will make it hard to reverse course. (more...)
Clashes, tensions flare at sacred site in Jerusalem Clashes, tensions flare at sacred site in Jerusalem
- July 29, 2017

Extra police stood guard throughout the walled Old City, some wearing riot gear, some on horseback, in anticipation of mass protests. "Only men over the age of 50 will be permitted and women of all ages are permitted", the police said in a statement. (more...)
Pentagon confirms North Korea missile launch Pentagon confirms North Korea missile launch
- July 29, 2017

North Korea test fired another intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) Friday, the U.S. Defense Department said, in what is the latest and perhaps anticipated development in the nation's pursuit of a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the continental U.S. (more...)
Mall of America closes ride similar to deadly Ohio fair ride Mall of America closes ride similar to deadly Ohio fair ride
- July 29, 2017

The accident killed at least one person and injured seven others. With one of the biggest fairs in Tri-Cities a few weeks away, we made a decision to check in to the safety measures for rides at the Appalachian Fair. Pat Martinez, a manager with Crabtree Amusements, stood in a small trailer office on Friday making copies of inspection sheets to hand out to employees ahead of the midway opening at the Boulder County Fair and waiting for a call. (more...)
Small plane crashes on Utah highway, killing 4 on board Small plane crashes on Utah highway, killing 4 on board
- July 29, 2017

The recordings released Thursday captured the flood of frantic calls to dispatchers after the Wednesday crash north of Salt Lake City that killed four friends headed to Idaho on vacation. "This would be a place of peace and happiness". "A Family Assistance Center is a secure facility established to serve as a centralized location to provide information and assistance victims and victim families when there is a mass casualty", the department said, in a statement . (more...)
Palestinian wounded in clashes with Israeli soldiers Palestinian wounded in clashes with Israeli soldiers
- July 29, 2017

A statement from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said the security cabinet accepted "the recommendation of all the security bodies to change the inspection with metal detectors to a security inspection based on advanced technologies and other means". (more...)
Reince Priebus 'Resigned Privately Yesterday' Before Trump's Announcement Reince Priebus 'Resigned Privately Yesterday' Before Trump's Announcement
- July 29, 2017

President Donald Trump has fired Reince Priebus as chief of staff, replacing him with Homeland Security Secretary Gen (rtd) John Kelly , amid growing tensions at the White House due to infighting among top staffers. He is a retired four-star general. Priebus was on the plane with him and left with no comment . Ryan, the nation's third-highest ranking Republican, said Priebus "achieved so much and he has done it all with class". (more...)
Italy approves anti-trafficking mission Italy approves anti-trafficking mission
- July 29, 2017

Gentiloni told reporters Thursday that next week his center-left government will brief parliamentary commissions about Libya's request. The United States and the United Nations back Libya's fledgling Government of National Accord, which shelters in a heavily guarded compound in Tripoli and has little influence beyond the city, the release added. (more...)
McCain Returning to Arizona for Cancer Treatment McCain Returning to Arizona for Cancer Treatment
- July 29, 2017

With tax legislation and other priorities waiting in the wings, Republicans are eager to rid themselves of the burden of making good on their many campaign promises to repeal and replace "Obamacare", which has proven far more hard than expected. (more...)
Texas DPS Drops Plans to Charge Fees for Crime Lab Testing Texas DPS Drops Plans to Charge Fees for Crime Lab Testing
- July 29, 2017

The decision comes after backlash from law enforcement agencies across the state to a July 20 letter from DPS Director Steven McCraw announcing that lab work would come at a cost beginning September 1. Guerra estimated the change would have cost the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office $250,000 annually, as it does not have its own lab. Hon noted that previous year the county sheriff's office submitted evidence to DPS from 165 drug cases, 24 DWIs and 22 sexual assault kits for DNA analysis, and the ... (more...)
President Trump names John Kelly as Chief of Staff, replaces Reince Priebus President Trump names John Kelly as Chief of Staff, replaces Reince Priebus
- July 29, 2017

Priebus had been on the trip, but according to the White House Pool report , the vehicle he was riding in was separated from the President's motorcade, as Mr. It also comes in the wake of an explosive report from the New Yorker on Thursday that exposed a feud between new White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci and Priebus. (more...)
Trump Jr., Manafort slated to appear before Senate panel handling Russian probe Trump Jr., Manafort slated to appear before Senate panel handling Russian probe
- July 29, 2017

Manafort, a Washington lobbyist who headed Trump's presidential bid from June-August 2016, had been subpoenaed after negotiations for his appearance broke down. initially stated that the meeting was about the 2012 Magnitsky Act and Russian/American adoptions, one would assume that discussing that cause (or allegedly incriminating information) put them in similar circles, at the very least. (more...)
Program-Best Eight Falcons Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Program-Best Eight Falcons Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
- July 29, 2017

The Academy representatives included four repeat selections, including 2017 graduate Matt Dorsey , who captured the USTFCCCA honor for the third time in his career. Koss also qualified individually to the outdoor meet, as he competed in the opening round of the 400-meter dash at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. Gharsalli has also been named an All-American in both the indoor and outdoor seasons, as well as a GLIAC champion in the men's 60 meter hurdles and men's 110 meter hurdles. (more...)

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