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20 years of U.S. trade with Russian Federation

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The bill now heads to the White House for President Donald Trump's approval. The Russian Foreign Ministry demanded Friday that the United States cut its diplomatic staff in Russia and said it would seize two US diplomatic properties in a sharp response to a new sanctions bill the US Congress passed a day earlier. Read More »

McCain, once belittled by Trump, hands him big defeat in healthcare vote

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska or Susan Collins of ME surrendered to pressure from their colleagues, the bill would have passed. Just three days ago, Trump praised McCain as a courageous "American hero" for coming back to Washington from Arizona, where he had been recuperating from surgery, to take part in the healthcare legislative effort. Read More »

Will bring USA to its senses: Russian Federation on sanctions

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The Senate today approved the Russian Federation sanctions bill that passed the House earlier this week, clearing the measure for the President. Never in doubt, however, was a cornerstone of the legislation that bars Mr. If the president chooses to veto it, the bill is expected to garner enough support in both chambers to override his veto and pass it into law. It includes sanctions on North Korea that Corker previously said could hold up the bill. Read More »

Liverpool vs Hertha BSC TV channel, kick-off time and date

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PHILIPPE COUTINHO CAPTAINED Liverpool despite continued reports he is nearing a move to Barcelona and Sadio Mane made his return from injury as the Reds outclassed Hertha Berlin 3-0 today. Coutinho played a sublime ball to Mohamed Salah , who provided an equally exquisite finish for his third pre-season goal since joining from Roma. "I think players like this understand each other", Klopp added". Read More »

Amit Shah To Be Defence Minister, Om Mathur BJP President?

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Amit Shah, who was elected as an MLA from Sarkhej in four consecutive elections in 1997, 1998, 2002 and 2007 was instrumental in scripting BJP's victory in 2014 Assembly elections. As for Sitaram Yechury , since the time he assumed leadership of the CPI (M) he has brought the party closer to the Congress in floor co-ordination with other opposition parties, though his predecessor Prakash Karat consciously kept a distance from both the Congress and the BJP. Read More »

Trump to sign bill imposing fresh sanctions on Russian Federation

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Moscow complained that the "new sanctions bill showed with all clarity that relations with Russian Federation have fallen hostage to the domestic political struggle in the USA". "This goes beyond all reasonable bounds", Putin said. "Lawmakers are so distrustful of the administration that they are imposing requirements to conduct congressional review of attempts by the president to roll back sanctions, and in some instances prevent him from doing so", Rosenberg said. Read More »

Graham: Holy hell to pay if Trump fires Sessions

It's by now obvious that President Trump is obsessed with the looming Justice Department investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and overlap with his campaign. The divide among Republicans is narrower, with 37 percent saying it would be appropriate to fire Mueller versus 29 percent who say it would not. Attorney General Jeff Sessions tells The Associated Press he'll continue to serve as long as President Donald Trump wants him to. Read More »

A look at who might be Pakistan's next prime minister

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In two separate meetings on Saturday, headed by ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, PML-N leaders made a decision to rally behind Nawaz's younger brother, Shahbaz Sharif , as his eventual successor. Former information minister Marryium Aurangzeb said that Sharif would make a comeback for the fourth time soon. Despite the damning investigation and Supreme Court ruling, a transition to Shehbaz Sharif will allow the family to continue its political dynasty for now. Read More »

Boston native Gen. John Kelly named new White House Chief of Staff

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Scaramucci then seemed to blame Reince Priebus for the dinner leak, calling him a, " f**king paranoid schizophrenic , a paranoiac ". She said the president has been talking to Mr. "I'm on Team Trump , and I look forward to helping him achieve his goals and his agenda for the American people". "I think you may know I've been, obviously, talking to the President for a few days about this". Read More »

John McCain to return to Senate Tuesday for health care vote

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He told Vice President Mike Pence , "We need that so badly". "All of us were so inspired by the speech and the life of the senator from Arizona", Schumer said , tearing up. "I find it hard to believe that we can sit here and vote on a bill that is going to hurt millions and millions of people in our country". House Speaker Paul Ryan later said his side was willing to negotiate with the Senate, but that failed to placate McCain. Read More »

West Nile still a concern

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In Nebraska, West Nile is still a major concern of diseases we can get from mosquito bites. Four Corners will continue to test mosquito pools and take reports of all species of dead birds. DNREC has been using this method to keep track of West Nile Virus since 2002. It has been recommended in the past that to avoid mosquito bites you should avoid being outdoors during Dusk and Dawn (the 4 Ds ). Read More »

Donald Trump replaces Reince Priebus

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GEOFF BENNETT , BYLINE: Hey, Kelly. Priebus also sought to quell rumors of a bitter rivalry amongst senior White House aides, particularly following Anthony Scaramucci's hiring as communications director. One of our real stars . Kelly's Department of Homeland Security is responsible for enforcing border security and has taken a tough line on immigrants inside the United States. Read More »

USA expresses 'strong disappointment and protest' over Russian Federation retaliation

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The Russian expulsion order could affect scores or even hundreds of diplomats and other embassy staff - and officials in Moscow had recently indicated that the measure was imminent. Russia's foreign ministry said on Friday that the United States was "stubbornly taking one crudely anti-Russian step after another, using the utterly fictitious pretext of Russian interference in its internal affairs". Read More »

Queens Man Critically Injured After Package Explodes In His Hands

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Cell phone video captures the elderly man doubled over in pain after he opened the mysterious package left on his 222nd Street porch. When the man went to his mailbox and attempted to open the package, it exploded, authorities said. Detectives are calling it a low explosive. "Can't say it was random or targeted", he said. The front of the man's house was also damaged. "I guess he realized it was still sitting there so he decided that he wanted to open it I guess", Toussaint said. Read More »

20 years of USA trade with Russian Federation

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US President Donald Trump plans to sign legislation slapping punitive sanctions on Russia , Iran and North Korea that the Congress approved this week, the White House has said. It wasn't immediately clear how many USA personnel would have to leave under the new order. And he's blasted as a "witch hunt" investigations into the extent of Russia's interference and whether the Trump campaign colluded with Moscow. Read More »

Congress Emerges From Another Health Care Failure Without A Clear Path Forward

Colleagues on both sides of the aisle offered their overwhelming support of McCain after his diagnosis. "And we'll see how the American people feel about their ideas". Dianne Feinstein, other Democrats came closer and closer, forming a large half-circle around the former Republican presidential nominee, who, make no mistake, has worked to thwart Democratic ambitions over the years as well. Read More »

GOP senators blink on a big chance to repeal 'Obamacare'

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Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Ron Johnson (R-WI), John McCain (R-AZ), and Bill Caissidy (R-LA) also revealed on Thursday that they want to use the " skinny repeal " Obamacare bill to force Congress to go to a conference committee rather than have the bill become law. Read More »

Russian Federation orders cut in USA diplomats in reaction to sanctions

Former President Barack Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats and closed two Russian estates at the end of December 2016 due to Russia's alleged interference. in worldwide affairs" and said Washington was using the "absolutely far-fetched pretext of Russia's interference in its internal affairs" to carry out "flagrantly anti-Russian actions". Read More »

Pakistan ruling party chooses Shehbaz Sharif to replace brother as PM

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Marriyum Aurangzeb, Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz leader and former Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage said on Friday that Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif was a political reality and the heartthrob of the masses, who had elected him thrice as Prime Minister of Pakistan. Read More »

Reince Priebus Out, John Kelly In as Trump's Chief of Staff

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Trump appointed Kelly, a retired Marine general, to secretary of Homeland Security on December 7, 2016 and he was confirmed on January, 20, 2017 the first day of Trump's administration. "This is, I think , good for the president". Trump announced Kelly's appointment via Twitter shortly after praising him at a speech in NY in vowing to destroy the violent MS-13 street gang. Read More »

Russian Federation sanctions: Trump's hand forced by Senate vote

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What does it mean to US-Russia relations? . The number of American diplomats and other consular employees will be cut down to 455, which Russia claims is a 1:1 ratio with the Russian presence in the U.S. "The White House will not like the bill, as it limits presidential authority", Steven Pifer, a senior fellow at Brookings Institution, told Xinhua. Read More »

President Trump To Reince Priebus: You're Fired

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Almost all White House staffers, including several Assistants to the President, were unaware of the news before Trump tweeted . Instead, Trump turned to Kelly, reflecting his affinity for generals. One thing that Priebus had was good relations with the Congress, which provided a vital lifeline from Capitol Hill to the White House . It's not Sessions who's out (yet) but Chief of Staff, Reince Priebus . Read More »

Why war is not an option for India and China

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President Xi said that having successfully completed its first 10 years, the BRICS in the coming decade can focus on three areas: security communication and coordination, financial cooperation as well as cultural exchanges. China yesterday acknowledged that Doval and his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi met on the sidelines of the BRICS NSAs meet during which they discussed " major problems " in bilateral ties. Read More »

Trump replaces chief of staff Priebus with general Kelly

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At the same hearing, Comey also admitted to intentionally leaking accounts of his conversations with the President to the press, which led to the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller . She said it had nothing to do with Scaramucci. Priebus also added that "bringing in a fresh face" is a good thing. One of their shared techniques: publicly shaming members of their own team. Read More »

Anthony Scaramucci Breaking News, Photos, and Videos

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The president announced that he would be replacing Priebus with Kelly via Twitter on Friday afternoon . Also pictured, from left, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus , Vice President Mike Pence , White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon , Press Secretary Sean Spicer and National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. Read More »

Brooks: Scaramucci 'off the map,' I'd fire him over vulgar interview

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As Secretary of Homeland Security, Kelly has played a key role in the border security of the Trump Administration . Priebus' 189-day tenure was the shortest in modern history for a White House chief of staff . Great, great American respected by everybody. "I don't give him much chance of success but as Trump likes to say, 'Time will tell '". Mr Priebus, the former Republican National Committee chief, had been a frequent target of rumours about his job security amid infighting and ... Read More »

Australian counter-terror operations take place in Sydney

She told The Daily Telegraph: "There must have been at least 40 riot squad police with huge guns jump out". The family who lived in the raided house on Cleveland Street in Surry Hills have been described as "perfectly nice and normal people" by a neighbour. Read More »

Texas DPS Drops Plans To Charge Fees For Crime Lab Testing

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But in a July 28 letter obtained by the Herald-Press, Abbott said he would "under no circumstances.allow the 13 crime labs that DPS operates across the state to be underfunded". Temple's estimated lab fee costs dwarfs Belton's and Bell County's estimated numbers. Before becoming sheriff in 2016, Akin spent 27 years employed by DPS, as a trooper, narcotics agent and Texas Ranger, prior to his retirement. Read More »

Donald Trump to sign Russia sanctions, Moscow retaliates

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President Vladimir Putin had warned on Thursday that Russian Federation would have to retaliate against what he called boorish U.S. behaviour. "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 . Read More »

Are the rides safe? What inspectors check before the state fair opens

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Jarrell's mother says everyone who knew him "is grief-stricken and in shock". The Fire Ball ride will not be coming to the Queen City Ex following a fatal accident involving the same ride at the Ohio State Fair. The Fire Ball ride involved in the accident was not scheduled to be a part of the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair. He said, "That means speeds, no hitches in operations, that the emergency brake works they way it's intended to stop the ride quickly". Read More »