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Russian Federation retaliates over USA sanctions

Russian Federation retaliates over USA sanctions But in a stunning rebuke by his own party in Congress, Trump must now sign or veto a bill that constricts his ability to amend the sanctions policy while under the cloud of three investigations into his team's alleged ties to Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Putin in Finland on centenary of independence from Russian Federation

Putin in Finland on centenary of independence from Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin today oversaw a pomp-filled display of Russia's naval might as the Kremlin paraded its sea power from the Baltic Sea to the shores of Syria. Trump's own repeated assertion that the Russian Federation investigation was "fake news" ginned up by crestfallen Democrats to explain Hillary Clinton's defeat, Mr. [Full Article...]

Trump names John Kelly new White House chief of staff

Trump names John Kelly new White House chief of staff Kelly, a retired Marine general, has been serving as Homeland Security secretary. "He has been a true star of my Administration". White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus , right, departs after a Republican caucus meeting on Capitol Hill, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Washington. [Full Article...]

Reince Priebus Lands On CNN In First Interview After Exit

Reince Priebus Lands On CNN In First Interview After Exit Mo Brooks said Friday that White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci isn't adding stability to the White House and that he would have fired Scaramucci for his expletive-laden interview with The New Yorker . The entire Administration loves him and no one is comparable. "I think we've still got a good relationship". Priebus was also on the plane with the president . [Full Article...]

President Trump To Reince Priebus: You're Fired

President Trump To Reince Priebus: You're Fired Since entering the White House six months ago, Trump has parted company with his national security advisor, deputy national security advisor, Federal Bureau of Investigation director, press secretary, communications director , acting attorney general, deputy chief of staff and now chief of staff , a turnover of top officials that is unparalleled in United States political history. [Full Article...]

First Alert Forecast: cooler, dry conditions and low humidity to close July

First Alert Forecast: cooler, dry conditions and low humidity to close July Since the front will line up along the eastern side of the trough and run parallel to the upper level winds from the SW, it will be very slow to move across New England. Tonight: Clear and comfy. High: Low-mid 80s. Rain won't make it into central Kansas, where it will be warmer, with highs in the low 80s (still about 10-15° cooler than average). [Full Article...]

Process of electing interim PM begins in Pakistan

Process of electing interim PM begins in Pakistan The ruling PML-N unanimously made a decision to elevate Abbasi as the interim leader, till ousted PM Nawaz Sharif's brother Shehbaz Sharif gets elected to the National Assembly . As its new leader Shahbaz Sharif will face the task of steering the ruling PML-N party through political turmoil until next year's election and fending off a rising challenge from opposition leader Imran Khan who emerg... [Full Article...]

Israeli Court Rejects Appeal of Soldier Convicted of Manslaughter

Israeli Court Rejects Appeal of Soldier Convicted of Manslaughter Azaria claimed he acted out of fear that Sharif might have been wearing an explosive vest but the judges said his motive was "revenge". "After 18 months of turmoil, it is time to pardon Elor Azaria". He is eligible for pardon by either EiZenkot or President Reuven Rivlin. "My opinion has not changed on the question of granting a pardon to Elor Azaria, as I expressed it after the [January] conv... [Full Article...]

Arab quartet ready for talks with Qatar if it meets demands

The meeting of foreign ministers was attended by Saudi Arabia's Adel Al-Jubeir, the UAE's Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Egypt's Sameh Shoukry and Bahrain's Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmad bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa. Qatar has also accused Saudi Arabia of restricting Qatari pilgrimage to Makkah, the site of the annual Haj pilgrimage that falls next month. Earlier in July it appeared the 13-point list... [Full Article...]

Boy Scouts return home after trip to National Scout Jamboree

Boy Scouts return home after trip to National Scout Jamboree Over the course of 10 days, Scouts have taken part in adventures, learned new skills, made new and lasting friendships and completed more than 200 community service projects that offered 100,000 hours of service to the community by young men and women eager to do the right thing for the right reasons. [Full Article...]

China's army 'can defeat all invading enemies' - Jinping

China's army 'can defeat all invading enemies' - Jinping A Communist Party "princeling" fond of deploying revolutionary lore and nationalistic rhetoric, Xi declared the PLA ready to defeat all "invading enemies" as he celebrated the 90th anniversary of the PLA's founding. On Sunday, Xi inspected troops, tanks, missile launchers and other military vehicles, from the back of a jeep, an event carried live on state television. [Full Article...]

Trump replaces Chief of Staff Priebus, appoints John Kelly

Trump replaces Chief of Staff Priebus, appoints John Kelly Kelly had only been retired from the military eight months when Trump tapped him after last November's election to run his Department of Homeland Security , a position that put Kelly in charge of the administration's policies on issues including immigration, cybersecurity, countering domestic terrorism and aviation security. [Full Article...]

Senate Republicans Took Their Best Shot at Repealing Obamacare and Failed

Senate Republicans Took Their Best Shot at Repealing Obamacare and Failed John McCain returned to the Capitol for the first time after being diagnosed with brain cancer to cast a decisive "yes" vote. As the U.S. Senate edged towards a late-night vote on a pared-down bill to repeal Obamacare, House Speaker Paul Ryan assured Senate Republicans that if they approve a bill that many do not want to become law, the House will help them craft different legislation. [Full Article...]

Ozamiz mayor, 14 others killed in police raid

Ozamiz mayor, 14 others killed in police raid Several others, including Mr Parojinog's wife, were killed during the raid. Police said they had conducted surveillance on Parojinog based on the president's remarks. Senior Supt. Jaysen de Guzman, police chief for Misamis Occidental, said a total of 13 people were killed, including the mayor. Pacleb said Parojinog's involvement in illegal drugs and his bodyguard's use of unlicensed firearms p... [Full Article...]

Hambantota port will alleviate Sri Lanka's debt burden says minister

Hambantota port will alleviate Sri Lanka's debt burden says minister The minister said that several countries had raised fears about the sale. Government and diplomatic sources told Reuters that the United States, India and Japan have raised concerns over possible military activities by China in Hambantota port. [Full Article...]

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...]

Vladimir Putin says Russian Federation will respond to 'insolence' of U.S. sanctions

Vladimir Putin says Russian Federation will respond to 'insolence' of U.S. sanctions Speaking to reporters after talks with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto, Putin said Russian Federation had joined China in military exercises before and that they were not aimed at any third party. Nevertheless he did not specify what Russia's response could be, saying simply: "When the response will be and what it will be - that we will see ", implying this depended on what action the USA fina... [Full Article...]

Auto Dealers Support White House, Congressional Decision to Scrap the BAT

The House of Representatives abandoned the border adjustment tax to clear the way for consensus on a "perfectly viable" way to get tax reform done, Ryan said. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has said he will call a special session later this year to tackle reforms to the state's tax and pension systems. That will be one of the many deeply contentious issues that lawmakers will have to grapple with if the... [Full Article...]

Reince Priebus out as chief of staff, John Kelly in

Scaramucci, into that position, given his rather reckless style", Brooks said on Fox News radio's "Todd Starnes Show". Twelve days after Donald Trump's election victory, the president-elect asked John Kelly to meet with him at the stately Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, to discuss the roles of secretaries of State and Homeland Security. [Full Article...]

Moscow limits United States diplomatic missions staff to 455

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...]


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