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Italian cabinet approves Libyan migrant mission

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In its statement, the 15-member Council praised "recent efforts to strengthen an inclusive political dialogue among all Libyans, supported by Libya's neighbours, worldwide partners and regional organizations". The Italian mission would reportedly comprise ships, planes and 700 personnel. The efforts are done within the framework of the Libyan Political Agreement endorsed by UN Security Council resolution 2259 (2015), which endorsed the Rome Communiqué to support the Government of National ... Read More »

Trump Taps John Kelly As New White House Chief Of Staff

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Kelly replaces Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff. Priebus being fired on the tarmac of an airport led to many comparisons to Kiffin, who was sacked by USC inside a room at an airport terminal. The move followed months of on-again, off-again speculation that Priebus would soon be ousted from an administration where he has consistently drawn heavy criticism for failing to stem the flow of leaks and struggled to impose a sense of order in a chaotic White House beset by controversies. Read More »

Senate committee drops Manafort subpoena

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Those plans have been scrapped in exchange for his meeting with Senate committee investigators, unnamed sources told Politico . Dianne Feinstein (California), said Manafort has begun producing documents to the committee and negotiations will continue over a possible interview at a future date. Read More »

Clarke, Litzell Receive USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

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Juniors Robbie Anderson , Tyler Koss and Shelley Spires were named All-Academic for the second straight season, while classmates Calvin Berstler and Chip White earned their first USTFCCCA selection. Scholar Athletes of the Year were selected as the highest finishing performers at the NCAA Division II Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field Championships who also achieved All-Academic status. Read More »

The Most Disturbing Part About the Senate's Health Care Debate

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But adding money could be hard because an unofficial projection of the bill's costs, from the Congressional Budget Office , suggested it would violate the rules of the budget reconciliation process, which is what would allow Republicans to pass the measure with just 50 votes rather than the usual 60. Read More »

Sen. Pat Toomey continues support of Sessions despite Trump's public criticism

Graham said Trump's campaign to "marginalize and humiliate the attorney general is not going over well in the Senate" or among conservatives. " He should not have recused himself [from the Russian Federation investigation] nearly immediately after he took office, and if he was going to recuse himself, he should have told me prior to taking office, and I would have quite simply picked somebody else", Trump said during the press conference , NBC News reported . Read More »

Reince Priebus: Trump 'wanted to go a different direction'

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Trump called Priebus a "good man" on Friday after making the staff announcement on Twitter , while characterizing Kelly as a "star". " Reince is a good man", POTUS said. intelligence agency official say he was actually beaten to death , BuzzFeed News reported Friday. House Speaker Paul Ryan says Reince Priebus served President Donald Trump and the American people capably, passionately and with class. Read More »

Donald Trump announced Reince Priebus is gone with three tweets

But it didn't stop there. -White House communications director Anthony ScaramucciAnd then, as Lizza reported late Thursday afternoon, "it escalated from there". Organizers of the Pasadena event - which gathers politicians, media personalities and celebrities - had said earlier in the week that Scaramucci still planned to attend, even after being named Donald Trump 's communications director last week. Read More »

Senate members gasp, applaud as McCain votes no on 'skinny repeal'

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Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) was one of the seven Republican senators who voted against the repeal. King, who caucuses with Democrats and also opposed the Republican plan, was effusive about Collins when he talked to reporters after landing at the Portland International Jetport on Friday afternoon. Read More »

Barcelona Star Neymar Storms Out of Training After Clashing With Nelson Semedo

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With Barca gearing up to face Real Madrid in a friendly match in Florida this weekend, training took an ugly turn when Neymar became entangled in an altercation with new teammate Nelson Semedo , a recent €30m signing from Benfica. "He believes he can be the best player in the world at another big club". "You know that players decide if they want to leave, they can decide". When I speak with him, we talk about everything but football. Read More »

After 6-month run, Trump ousts chief of staff Reince Priebus

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The president should clean house and only keep those he can depend on, such as former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, who would "take a bullet" for Trump, according to Rivera. The pick was unexpected for many in the Trump campaign who saw Priebus as the embodiment of the Washington Republican establishment Trump had defeated in the primaries, and Trump and Priebus did not always see eye-to eye. Read More »

Peak tensions in Jerusalem following Friday prayers at Temple Mount

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Israeli security forces followed the worshippers in from the Bab Hutta gate and fired stun grenades, sound bombs and tear gas. "The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA), in a lengthy report on the subject, noted that the, "'Al-Aqsa is in danger' is a classic libel that was embroidered in the first half of the twentieth century against the Jewish people, the Zionist movement and, eventually, the State of Israel". Read More »

Neymar in Barca training bust-up as exit rumours continue

Neymar's neck is grabbed by the full-back just seconds after the forward scored a goal . It was revealed that Neymar was not happy over the manner Semedo tackled the ball from him in training. The bust-up could increase the chances of him leaving... Right now, we should definitively add Barcelona as a team to watch in the Mbappe sweepstakes. Read More »

EPS for Noble Midstream Partners LP (NBLX) Expected At $0.74

It has outperformed by 1.25% the S&P500. (TSE:SII) to report $0.03 EPS on August, 11.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 57.14% from last quarter's $0.07 EPS. OppenheimerFunds Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Martin Midstream Partners L.P.by 6.1% in the first quarter. Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP) has risen 3.55% since July 28, 2016 and is uptrending. Read More »

Viacom Inc (NASDAQ:VIA) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

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The company reported $0.79 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.59 by $0.20. Revenue is expected in between 3.57 Billion and 3.17 Billion with an average of 3.3 Billion. Five Brokerage firms have recommended the share with a sell recommendation, sixteen has issued a hold recommendation and twelve have published a buy recommendation to the share. Read More »

Russian Federation orders United States to cut embassy staff in retaliation for sanctions

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When asked whether the Senate was prepared to override a veto , Corker said he thinks "the House and Senate both have spoken very strongly about how they feel about this piece of legislation". The United States Congress has a message for Donald Trump: Are you with us, or with Russian Federation? The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to introduce new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea despite concerns from the Trump administration . Read More »

Triunfo político para Trump en el Senado con ley de Salud

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Dos republicanas , Susan Collins de Maine y Lisa Murkowski de Alaska, votaron en contra del debate inicial, y la oposición de un solo senador más bloquearía la aprobación de cualquier proyecto de ley de salud . En contraste, el conservador conservador Ben Sasse de Nebraska se burló de los de sus colegas que votaron en contra del proyecto de ley . Trump respondió al resultado de la votación en Twitter escribiendo: "3 republicanos y 48 demócratas decepcionan al pueblo ... Read More »

United Kingdom commissions European Union migration impact study

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Philip Hammond says a transition period is needed "to get from the status quo today to the new normal". "A key part of mitigating any potential impacts of Brexit must be the immediate guarantee of the rights of European Union construction workers living in the United Kingdom to ensure those who are helping to build the future health of the United Kingdom economy can continue to do so post-Brexit", she said. Read More »

New Poll Indicates Kaepernick Protest Didn't Affect NFL Viewership

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The decline in viewership in 2016 came as a result of just 12 percent of fans watching less, ESPN reported. Last year, nearly every week, cameras would purposely scan the field to see how many players were agreeing with Colin Kaepernick's stance on kneeling during the National Anthem and it upset fans every single time. Read More »

No Russia collusion, says Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner

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Adam Hickey, a deputy assistant attorney general, told Senate lawmakers that the Foreign Agents Registration Act - a law aimed at ensuring transparency about lobbying efforts done in the U.S.at the direction of foreign governments or principals - contains multiple exemptions for registration and requires proof that someone meant to break the law by failing to disclose their work. Read More »

Toll in Venezuela protests reach 107

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Venezuela has grappled with deadly political and economic crises as low crude oil prices have forced the government to cut back or eliminate its socialist programmes. In Barinas, home state of former Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez , only about a third of businesses were closed according to a Reuters witness, as opposed to the opposition's formal estimate of 92 percent participation nationally. Read More »

Reince Priebus out as Trump's Chief of Staff

One outside Trump adviser said that the president is drawn to the discipline that Kelly and his other advisers who are former military officers bring to their roles. A role in the administration may look less appealing than it did several months ago, with the president having fired his Federal Bureau of Investigation director and acting attorney general and many other senior administration officials submitting resignations. Read More »

Violence Broke Out in and Around Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque

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The King urged Trump to exert United States efforts to pressure Israel to open the Al-Aqsa Mosque to Muslims and revoke the restrictions on their access, the Al Arabiya TV reported. Witnesses have reported grenades being thrown during the chaos this afternoon, and police fired tear gas and rubber bullets as Palestinians threw stones inside the walled compound that is holy to Muslims and Jews. Read More »

French Riviera - The South of France Hit by Wildfires

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Some 3,000 firefighters have been deployed to contain the flames that broke out on Monday in the south-east of France and on the island of Corsica that have consumed 7,000 hectares (17,300 acres). "We are going to do everything to find the people responsible for this fire". On Friday morning, firefighters said the majority of the blazes were "under control". Read More »

NHTSA expanding Ford SUV carbon monoxide investigation

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Now officials in one city are pulling the SUV's off the street. If customers have a concern about their own Explorer, they should bring the vehicle to the dealership and mention Service Bulletin TSB 14-0130. "Most have not had (Austin's) experience and those that have had issues have been able to resolve them", said Darrel Stephens, executive director of the Major Cities Chiefs Association. Read More »

Ex-priest convicted of raping boy is released from Massachusetts prison

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They also cited the fact that his last reported offense was in 1990. Shanley was one of the most detested figures to emerge during the Catholic Church's sexual abuse crisis more than a decade ago. Prosecutors sought to hold Shanley beyond his criminal sentence under a law that allows civil commitment of people deemed sexually risky. But the two psychologists found he did not meet the legal criteria to hold him. Read More »

Senate Committee Subpoenas Former Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort

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His statement describes a December meeting with Flynn and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in which Kushner and Kislyak discussed establishing a secure line for the Trump transition team and Moscow to communicate about policy in Syria. The meeting was described to Donald Trump Jr.as part of a Russian government effort to aid the Trump campaign. A report that he received almost $13 million off the books from a pro-Russian Ukrainian political party led to his resignation as Trump's campaign ... Read More »

In Latest Launch, North Korean Missile May Have Landed Near Japan

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North Korea conducted another rocket launch, as the missile remained in the air for 45 minutes and landed in Japanese waters within its exclusive economic zone. "Time is running out, North Korea is extremely unsafe and it gets more risky as time goes by", he said. That missile, which was sacked from the northwestern part of the country near the border with China , flew to an altitude of 1,741 miles - seven times as high as the International Space Station, the paper reported . Read More »

Priebus out as chief of staff, Trump names Kelly as replacement

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In the interview, Scaramucci went on a rant, using colorful language to describe White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus as well as Trump Adviser Steve Bannon. From the moment Trump became president on January 20, Priebus was the source of near-constant speculation about how long he would last in a White House riven by warring factions. Read More »