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Putin: We'll have to retaliate against 'illegal' USA sanctions

Putin: We'll have to retaliate against 'illegal' USA sanctions Before President left office, he ordered the seizure of two Russian diplomatic compounds and expelled 35 of its diplomats in response to alleged election interference, a claim that Moscow has consistently denied. "I can not imagine anybody is seriously thinking about vetoing this bill", said Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. "I think it'd be very unwise - it would be ov... [Full Article...]

Moscow limits United States diplomatic missions staff to 455

Trump has repeatedly denied the existence of any Russian involvement in the election to help his campaign. The White House has not said whether the president will sign the bill . By signing the bill into law, Trump can not ease the sanctions against Russian Federation unless he seeks congressional approval. The bill underwent revisions to address concerns voiced by American oil and natural gas ... [Full Article...]

US Senate approves new sanctions on Russian Federation

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. In an apparent retaliation for sanctions, Russian officials have told the United States to cut its diplomatic staff to 455 by September 1 and barred use of some properties, the BBC reported Friday. [Full Article...]

Special Session Day 2 Ends With No Action

Special Session Day 2 Ends With No Action Chicago House Democrats Kelly Cassidy and Ann Williams turned to a new school Thursday, Senn High School, on Chicago's North Side, cleaning rather than as they put waste their time in Springfield . "In the spirit of ongoing cooperation, Representatives Will Davis and Barbara Flynn Currie will continue to work with legislative Republicans, as they have been doing for some time now." his statement ... [Full Article...]

Lavrov says Moscow had to react to USA sanctions

The Germany Foreign Ministry said it would be "unacceptable for the United States to use possible sanctions as an instrument to serve the interests of US industry policies". But he dropped those objections and said the House of Representatives would work on enhancing the North Korea language. Russian diplomatic property was confiscated by the Obama administration in 2016, in response to alleged ... [Full Article...]

Trump's Foreign Policy Is Jeopardized After Senate Approves Sanctions Against Russia

The Russian strongman criticised the probe into Russian meddling in the United States presidential election, saying that he "does not see this as an investigation". 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. [Full Article...]

UP: 1 BSP, 2 SP MLCs resign, speculations about joining BJP

UP: 1 BSP, 2 SP MLCs resign, speculations about joining BJP Samajwadi Party leader Bukkal Nawab has resigned from the party, citing former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and party President Akhilesh Yadav's confrontation with his father and former chief Mulayam Singh Yadav , here on Saturday. He also indicated that the resignations of these three SP members had been taken to ensure a smooth entry of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his two deputies Keshav... [Full Article...]

Reince Priebus's departure shows Trump is tiring of the Republican establishment

Reince Priebus's departure shows Trump is tiring of the Republican establishment The embattled former chief of staff had faced pressure since being named as a possible leaker by Mr Trump's newly appointed director of communication. " John Kelly is one of our great stars". "That's ridiculous, Wolf, come on, give me a break", Priebus said. "I can't think of a better person than General John Kelly to succeed me and I wish him God's blessings and great success", Priebus s... [Full Article...]

Pakistan's ruling party to choose Nawaz Sharif's brother Shehbaz as premier

Pakistan's ruling party to choose Nawaz Sharif's brother Shehbaz as premier The judges on the bench unanimously ruled that the Pakistani prime minister had been dishonest to the Parliament and the courts, and that he could not be deemed fit to hold office. Shahbaz Sharif , now the chief minister of Punjab province, which is Pakistan's most populous region and the Sharif's political heartland, will have to resign from that post and run for a by-election to join parliament ... [Full Article...]

Israel, Jordan in diplomatic stand-off over Israeli security guard

Israel, Jordan in diplomatic stand-off over Israeli security guard The incident had potential to cause a rift in already tense Israel-Jordan relations, because Jordan wanted to question the Israeli guard, who was lightly injured, but Israel said he had diplomatic immunity under the Vienna Convention. [Full Article...]

Trump names John Kelly as White House chief of staff

Trump names John Kelly as White House chief of staff Before Spicer and Priebus, former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn resigned in February over allegations of improper contacts with Russian Federation, and former White House Communications Director Mike Dubke resigned in May. "Priebus" final departure was a humiliating coda for what had been a largely demeaning tenure during which he endured regular belittling from rival advisers - and ev... [Full Article...]

Iran Says US Navy Vessel Fired Warning Shots

Iran Says US Navy Vessel Fired Warning Shots The Iranian vessels ignored the flares, and the US ships later left the area, CNN reported. "Iranian vessels did not pay attention to the unprofessional and provocative acts and continued to guard in the zone after the United States vessels left", statement of Iran's military leadership said . [Full Article...]

Who is John Kelly, Trump's new chief of staff?

Who is John Kelly, Trump's new chief of staff? Congressman Peter King who accompanied Trump aboard Air Force One to NY and back, told reporters that during the flight, he saw no indication of Priebus' exit. "That's me and the president", Scaramucci said on CNN . Scaramucci cited the same tidbit as evidence of their existing ties when he gave his first press conference later that day. [Full Article...]

Fierce fire exchange at Ruto's house as elite cops enter home

Fierce fire exchange at Ruto's house as elite cops enter home The intruder was later forced to hide at a building under construction after reinforcement was called, added the IG. Deputy President William Ruto was out with his family at the time of the attack in the western town of Eldoret. On Saturday morning (July 29) reports indicated that a General Service Unit (GSU) officer had been shot and seriously injured in the attack. Mr Kenyatta is seeking r... [Full Article...]

Trump replaces Priebus with Kelly as White House chief of staff

Trump replaces Priebus with Kelly as White House chief of staff The former Republican National Committee chairman's dismissal marks the end to a tumultuous bid where he clashed with top advisors, most recently Scaramucci. Scaramucci tagged Priebus in the tweet, but he later denied that he was identifying Priebus as the source. But the tornado of Trump only got stronger, and no amount of plywood and nails would keep the house in order. [Full Article...]

Charlie Gard dies after life-support withdrawn in hospice

Charlie Gard dies after life-support withdrawn in hospice Charlie is not expected to survive to his 1 birthday on August 4. Despite being born a healthy baby, his health rapidly deteriorated and he was diagnosed with encephalomyopathic mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome (MDDS). The pediatric hospital Bambino Gesù in Rome, known as "the pope's hospital", offered to care for the boy. He and a group of doctors examined Charlie last week and gave their e... [Full Article...]

Hazardous weather alert for Friday, Saturday

Hazardous weather alert for Friday, Saturday The National Weather Service says three to five inches of rain is possible as a low pressure system moves through. The rain will be heavy at times through the evening and continue into Saturday morning. Low temperatures will settle in the low to mid-60s with a gusty north wind at 10-15 miles per hour. Chance of showers and thunderstorms expected between 10 p.m. [Full Article...]

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar rules out Irish Sea as new border after Brexit

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar rules out Irish Sea as new border after Brexit The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is said to be furious following the report, published Friday in the Times , that Ireland wants the Irish Sea to act as the post-Brexit border with the UK. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar really hammered home his firm opinion about not wanting any kind of economic border with the United Kingdom once they have finally carried out their Brexit plans. [Full Article...]

German police say stabbing suspect born in UAE

German police say stabbing suspect born in UAE Officers then arrested him. Police said several people suffered stab wounds and one of the victims was fatally wounded. They added that "initial reports about robbery as a possible motive so far have not been confirmed". " #Barmbek: A criminal attacked several people in a supermarket & injured". A video on its website showed a helicopter landed outside the supermarket with armed police ... [Full Article...]

48 injured as train crashes into platform at Barcelona station

48 injured as train crashes into platform at Barcelona station Other passengers with light injuries were treated on the station platform. Train services were not interrupted. More damage occurred between the train's first and second cars. An investigation into the cause of the accident has been opened, the spokesman for Renfe said. Barcelona's Clinic Hospital said the seriously injured passenger was a man and that his life was not in danger. [Full Article...]


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