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President Trump receives Russian Federation sanctions bill for his signature or veto
- July 29, 2017

In the future we'll likely have more need for Russian Federation, particularly when it comes to Turkey. "There really are no good options for him on this". The administration officials and advisers demanded anonymity to discuss the private sanctions deliberations. Both Republicans and Democrats alike had predicted a swift veto override if Trump did try to thwart the measure. (more...)
President Trump replacing Chief of Staff Reince Priebus
- July 29, 2017

Unlike Trump, who had been singularly focused on building a wall, Kelly proposed on-the-ground assistance to boost Central American economies and make people safer. Scaramucci was the latest top aide to be granted a direct line to Trump, and it became increasingly unclear who actually reported to Priebus. Kelly enjoyed bipartisan support, and was credited in his tenure as secretary of Homeland Security for reducing illegal border crossings and enforcing travel bans targeting citizens of ... (more...)
House Republicans rail on Senate GOP for torpedoing health care House Republicans rail on Senate GOP for torpedoing health care
- July 29, 2017

The back-and-forth played out as the Senate prepared for a freakish Capitol Hill ritual, a "vote-a-rama" on amendments that promised to last into the wee hours of Friday morning - at the end of which, the path ahead would perhaps be clearer. (more...)
Germany to oppose new USA sanctions on Russian Federation Germany to oppose new USA sanctions on Russian Federation
- July 29, 2017

Putin described the sanctions bill now working its way through US Congress - which calls for new measures against Russia, North Korea and Iran, and limits Trump's ability to alter them - as "illegal under worldwide law" and warned that Russia might have to respond. (more...)
Putin approves deployment of Russian air group in Syria Putin approves deployment of Russian air group in Syria
- July 29, 2017

Putin made his comments at a news conference as the U.S. Senate prepared to pass sanctions legislation , which already sailed through the House, which would make it impossible for President Donald Trump to weaken any sanctions on Russian Federation without congressional approval. (more...)
Russian Federation hits back, takes 2 United States sites
- July 29, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking at a joint news conference with his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto, derided the move as the latest act of "insolence" directed toward Moscow by Washington stemming from an unfounded "hysteria" reflecting allegations of Russian meddling in USA elections. (more...)
Neymar's China event cancellation, training bust-up fuel transfer speculation
- July 29, 2017

In the video, things initially appear to be going well, with the forward tucking away a goal during a small-sided game. According to the Daily Mail , Neymar reacted harshly to a questionable challenge from Semedo, throwing some words and a shove at the right-back before Javier Mascherano came between them. (more...)
More White House drama as Trump replaces Reince Priebus
- 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. Some speculated that Scaramucci was being groomed to take over for Priebus after Trump made it clear that he would not be reporting to the chief of staff, as is the tradition. (more...)
LA inmate, hostage die in standoff at prison near Homer LA inmate, hostage die in standoff at prison near Homer
- July 29, 2017

A manhunt for Henderson started just after 2 p.m. on Thursday, when authorities said the prisoner escaped in a stolen vehicle and crashed in a remote area near the prison. Carney was a recent graduate of Summerfield High School . Henderson had been incarcerated at David Wade Correctional Center since June 4, 2001 for three different convictions. (more...)
Putin threatens to retaliate over new United States sanctions Putin threatens to retaliate over new United States sanctions
- July 29, 2017

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said he would like to make some changes but sees a "path forward" ... following "very productive talks". "He may sign the sanctions exactly the way they are, or he may veto the sanctions and negotiate an even tougher deal against the Russians", Trump's new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, told CNN on Thursday . (more...)
Republican plan for quick Obamacare repeal fails in Senate Republican plan for quick Obamacare repeal fails in Senate
- July 29, 2017

So just what exactly happened, and why did Americans go from wishing a man dead and spitting on his name to finding themselves desperately in need of owing him an apology? As such may we all keep Sen. We have no illusion that McCain's speech, however long it's remembered, will change America's political culture. Or would he give in to pressure from his party and even the words from the second-highest seat of power in this country? U.S. (more...)
More Details in Cruise Ship Killing Are Revealed More Details in Cruise Ship Killing Are Revealed
- July 29, 2017

One of the witnesses said that, after asking Kenneth what happened to his wife, he replied, " She would not stop laughing at me ". Another witness told CBC that they saw a little girl running out of the room and calling for help, saying her parents had been in a fight. (more...)
New Hampshire Democrats, Republicans demand health care fix New Hampshire Democrats, Republicans demand health care fix
- July 29, 2017

And there is a concern that if they don't do that, that they have nothing to show for it - that they have a Republican president and a Republican House and a Republican Senate and they couldn't do it, that there are going to be political consequences, that Republican base voters are going to be disappointed and depressed. (more...)
Judiciary member warns president on special counsel, attorney general Judiciary member warns president on special counsel, attorney general
- July 29, 2017

The chairman of the judiciary committee, Sen. Trump now has the power to get rid of Mueller, but it's indirect . Because Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation, an order to fire Mueller, for now, would go to Deputy Attorney General Rod J. (more...)
Trump could seek 'tougher' Russian Federation sanctions - White House aide
- July 29, 2017

Besides angering Moscow , the legislation has upset the European Union, which has said the new sanctions might affect its energy security and prompt it to act, too. Trump can impose new sanctions at any time through an executive order. Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer said Democrats would work with Republicans to move the bill quickly, adding that Congress would swiftly override if Trump were to veto the measure. (more...)
Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At US Diplomatic Corps
- July 29, 2017

Obama also ordered Russia's Foreign Ministry to leave two compounds it owns in Maryland and NY. The U.S. ambassador, John Tefft, had expressed "his strong disappointment and protest", the statement said. He said a lot of Russian diplomats had been expelled "without any particular reason" and warned that Russia would have to respond at some point to what he called "boorish behavior". (more...)
Priebus exit marks latest step in White House purge of Republican loyalists
- July 29, 2017

H.R. McMaster as National Security Advisor, or even his previous appointment of Gen. Kelly to run Homeland Security , Trump has recruited more military generals to serve in a USA cabinet than any president since World War I. Priebus was on the plane with him and left with no comment. But it was the appointment of Scaramucci to communications director last Friday that set off Priebus' final unraveling. (more...)
IDF thwarts stabbing attack in Judea and Samaria IDF thwarts stabbing attack in Judea and Samaria
- July 29, 2017

No civilians were reported to be wounded in the attack. During the confrontations, the Israeli army killed Abderrahmane Hussein Abu Gmeisah 20 years in East Bureij according medical sources. Israeli officials had feared that thousands of young Palestinians might clash with Israeli troops soldiers after two weeks of tension over the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. (more...)
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to be interim prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to be interim prime minister
- July 29, 2017

Earlier there were reports that in an informal meeting, chaired by ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif , on Saturday deliberated the PML-N's political strategy after Sharif's disqualification and chose to rally behind his younger brother Shehbaz Sharif after discussions that stretched over four hours. (more...)
US Senate approves new sanctions on Russian Federation
- July 29, 2017

Senate approved new sanctions against Russia, Iran, and North Korea. With the Trump administration unable or unwilling to release those facilities, and a new slate of sanctions on the way, the time was clearly ripe for the Russians to express their displeasure with Washington. (more...)
Russian Federation to seize U.S. properties in retaliation over sanctions Russian Federation to seize U.S. properties in retaliation over sanctions
- July 29, 2017

Trump's concerns include a provision letting Congress stop any effort to ease existing sanctions on Russian Federation. By signing the bill into law, Trump cannot ease the sanctions against Russian Federation unless he seeks congressional approval. (more...)
Putin arrives in Finland to discuss economic cooperation with President Niinisto Putin arrives in Finland to discuss economic cooperation with President Niinisto
- July 29, 2017

The House of Representatives voted by 419 votes to three on Tuesday to pass the new sanctions bill, which targets Russian Federation as well as North Korea and Iran . Lawmakers from both parties said it would be a mistake for Trump to veto the legislation. The bill underwent revisions to address concerns voiced by American oil and natural gas companies that sanctions specific to Russia's energy sector could backfire on them to Moscow's benefit. (more...)
Uttar Pradesh: Two SP MLCs, one BSP MLC resign from Legislative Council Uttar Pradesh: Two SP MLCs, one BSP MLC resign from Legislative Council
- July 29, 2017

While talking with the media, Bukkal Nawab said, "We were being tortured since last one year". Meanwhile, BSP chief Mayawati was also quick to react to the political development in the state and targeted BJP for being a threat to democracy. (more...)
Russian Federation hits back over sanctions, orders USA diplomats to leave Russian Federation hits back over sanctions, orders USA diplomats to leave
- July 29, 2017

The Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act imposes financial restrictions on Russia, North Korea and Iran for a wide range of offenses. The erosion in ties also may make it more hard for Trump to achieve foreign policy breakthroughs on key issues, including rallying global support against North Korea, pressuring Iran over its ballistic missile program and expanding cease-fire zones in Syria. (more...)
Hambantota Port Agreement To Be Signed Tomorrow PM Hambantota Port Agreement To Be Signed Tomorrow PM
- July 29, 2017

A second firm, Hambantota International Port Group Services Co, with capital of $606 million, will be set up to oversee security operations, with the Sri Lankans holding a 50.7 percent stake and the Chinese 49.3 percent, according to the document. (more...)
Wife is killed during cruise 'for laughing' Wife is killed during cruise 'for laughing'
- July 29, 2017

A Utah couple was celebrating their wedding anniversary aboard an Alaska cruise when the husband was found covered in blood next to his wife's lifeless body, a frenzy of violence that a neighbour called completely out of character. Wednesday after authorities lifted and hours-long lockdown , passengers said told ABC News . In his affidavit, Watson claims he has probable cause to believe Manzanares is guilty as he told officials "m$3 y life is over" while he was being processed by the ... (more...)
Cornyn confident as Senate heads toward long-delayed health care vote Cornyn confident as Senate heads toward long-delayed health care vote
- July 29, 2017

And there are more than 24,000 people now buying insurance on the exchanges who live in counties which might not have a participating insurance provider, according to preliminary insurance filings. Numerous governors targeted have said no to the administration's offer, predicting that such low-income residents still could not afford the private coverage. (more...)
IN festival rides thoroughly inspected, deemed safe IN festival rides thoroughly inspected, deemed safe
- July 29, 2017

A few hours after that announcement was made, State Fire Marshal James Greeson directed all Fire Ball amusement rides in IN immediately be taken out of service. The rides are also inspected on a daily basis throughout the 18-day event, and are inspected by third-party safety engineers, the statement said . (more...)
US, Iranian navies encounter again in Persian Gulf US, Iranian navies encounter again in Persian Gulf
- July 29, 2017

Iran's state news agency is reporting that a US navy aircraft carrier has fired a warning shot in an "unprofessional" confrontation with Iranian vessels. (more...)
Protesters clash with police over death of Rashan Charles Protesters clash with police over death of Rashan Charles
- July 29, 2017

The 20-year-old was taken to Royal London hospital, where he died a short time later. Rashan is believed to have fled a vehicle that the Met Police were attempting to stop in Hackney, but as he tried to swallow something an officer "intervened" and tried to stop the man from "harming himself". (more...)