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Congress recessing, leaving much undone, tensions with Trump

In early 2010, Brown won the Senate race in MA, denying Democrats a filibuster-proof majority in the Senate. "We will not support any effort to pass deficit-financed tax cuts, which would endanger critical programs like Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and other public investments in the future". Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo hints at Premier League return

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Cristiano Ronaldo appeared in court on Monday. The 32-year-old was threatening to leave the Bernabeu earlier this summer but Zinedine Zidane has since confirmed that he's staying in the Spanish capital. In England and In Spain. You just have to go to Google, and everything about Cristiano is there. "Those who know me know that this is what I ask from my advisors - that they keep everything up to date, and correctly paid, as I do not want any problems". Read More »

Trump Attacks Congress For Forcing Him to Sign Russia Sanction Bill

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The US bill, which also brings sanctions against Iran and North Korea was grudgingly signed by Trump who has described it as "seriously flawed", after the majority of Congress voted it in. Congress passed the new sanctions package last week against Russia , Iran and North Korea. "In its haste to pass this legislation, the Congress included a number of clearly unconstitutional provisions", he said, including curbs on the President's ability to "negotiate" with Russian Federation. Read More »

In Trump's White House, the women are the survivors

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Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, urged the Trump administration Thursday to hunt down, fire, and prosecute whoever leaked the transcripts of President Donald Trump's post-inaugural calls with the leaders of Mexico and Australia. And might lie detectors be used? We will investigate and seek to bring criminals to justice. Media organizations also had an often-tense relationship with the Obama administration, whose Justice Department brought more leaks cases than during all previous administrations ... Read More »

Three LeT militants killed in Sopore

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Arms and ammunition were also recovered from the encounter area. "Their identity of slain militants is being ascertained". As per the report one police jawan was also injured in the incident but he is stable. Internet services have been suspended in Baramulla after the encounter. The encounter comes days after Lashkar-e-Taiba chief commander Abu Dujana, along with one other militant, Arif Bhat, was killed in an encounter with forces last week. Read More »

Trump warns of risky ties with Russian Federation over sanctions law

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Russian Federation retaliated on Sunday when President Vladimir Putin said the USA must reduce its diplomatic staff by 755 in Russian Federation. national security law. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, threw his support behind the effort. Mr. Trump , who has made clear he wanted to improve relations with Russian Federation, grudgingly accepted the new congressional sanctions , which also included Iran and North Korea . Read More »

White House Wants Debt Ceiling Raised 'as Soon as Possible'

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Now, there is a chance that the Trump administration and the Republicans could lose much credibility in the lead-up to the 2018 midterm elections. "The subsidies, totaling about $7 billion a year, help reduce deductibles and copayments for consumers with modest incomes", the AP reports. "If a new Health Care Bill is not approved quickly, BAILOUTS for Insurance Companies and BAILOUTS for Members of Congress will end very soon", the president tweeted Monday in a bid to tighten the ... Read More »

Professor and British man wanted in murder detained

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Mr Warren, 56, and co-accused Wyndham Lathem, a 42-year-old USA professor were wanted by Chicago Police in connection with the murder of Trenton Cornell-Duranleau, 26. A Thames Valley Police spokesman said Mr Warren was reported missing on 25 July having left the United Kingdom the day before. University spokesman Al Cubbage told The Daily earlier this week that Lathem was placed on administrative leave after the arrest warrant was issued. Read More »

Fire put out at 86-storey tower in Dubai

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Dubai's media office said that the fire had "been brought under control" and "cooling operations are underway" in a series of tweets early Friday. On Friday afternoon, Dubai Police reopened roads leading to the tower. A two-bedroom flat starts at $500,000. "It started on the 67th floor, that's what we were told", he added. The area around the building was cordoned off, after parts of the building and glass fell to the ground. Read More »

Kohli wins toss, India bat against spin-heavy Sri Lanka

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And their efforts leave India well positioned to tighten their stranglehold on the contest when the pair resume on day two. Run-outs happen. It could have been him who got run out and it could have been my mistake. Cheteshwar Pujara, playing his 50th Test, was unbeaten on 14 at the other end at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground. Virat Kohli asked his Ashwin to open the bowling with Shami and the Indian all-rounder who scored a gallant 54 in the first innings did not disappoint his skipper ... Read More »

Poll Shows Huge Public Support for Pres. Trump Immigration Reform

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But Cotton, Perdue and the president are backing a bill based on "a number of false premises", warned Cato Institute immigration expert David Bier, and the us economy needs more people-not fewer-to keep growing. "This competitive application process will favour applicants who can speak English , financially support themselves and their families and demonstrate skills that will contribute to our economy", he said . Read More »

Russian Federation slams new European Union sanctions targeting minister, companies as 'hostile' and 'groundless'

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Russia's Vice Minister for Energy Andrey Cherezov and another senior ministry official were placed on the EU's blacklist. "The EU has added three Russian nationals and three companies involved in the transfer of gas turbines to Crimea to the list of persons subject to restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining Ukraine's territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence", the EU statement said. Read More »

Bihar: Truck seized in Bhojpur district, suspected carrying beef

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The mob intercepted a lorry on its way to Muzaffarpur and thrashed the driver and two others in the vehicle. Following the ruckus created by the locals, the police also reached the spot, and is now probing the matter. However, the police also said that those who intercepted the truck are yet to be identified. "They came later after being informed and rescued the three accused". Read More »

Delhi court extends remand of Hurriyat leaders

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Allowing the NIA plea to extend its custody of the four separatists, the court pointed to the serious nature of allegations against them and the large expanse of investigation to be conducted by the agency. "The Court has examined NIA's record and has given further remand for 10 days", he added. Shah's remand was extended for a day on August 2, in connection with a terror funding case. Read More »

White House anger over leaks grows, crackdown promised

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For months, US President Donald Trump has repeatedly fumed on Twitter about leaks to the "fake news" media seen as casting his administration in a bad light . "Granted, the White House contributed to this atmosphere by welcoming the free-for-all environment, where anonymous leaks are commonplace". The possibility that these leaks could impact relationships between heads of state has already been reinforced by Jamie Tarabay, a journalist in Australia who has been speaking to national ... Read More »

Collins, Murkowski take CNN behind the scenes of the health care battle

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The two senators have been hailed for their steadfast opposition to the ACA repeal effort. In decamping, one risks "repercussion from party, a tweet from the President, backlash from your leadership", Murkowski said . But it wasn't good enough for Collins and Murkowski, and in a dramatic twist, McCain became the third Republican senator to vote no, effectively sinking the bill. Read More »

WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Round 2

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The first round begins today, August 3, continuing through August 6 on Firestone's South Course . Venezuelan Jhonattan Vegas might want to consider applying for a Canadian visa. Spieth turned 24 on July 27. England's Georgia Hall is just two shots off the lead in the Ricoh Women's British Open at Kingsbarns. As he walks past every tee and every green on the Firestone course , he can recall a story about something exciting that happened there. Read More »

Hackers threaten to leak more content of HBO shows on Sunday

You might also be interested in. . HBO is the latest victim of a large-scale security breach, and the company is still investigating just how big it is. Previous hacks have created significant repercussions in Hollywood. In early May, a hacker released 10 episodes of the Netflix television show " Orange Is the New Black ", following a monthslong extortion attempt directed at Larsen Studios, a postproduction company that was working on the show. Read More »

2 tropical waves have 'medium' chances for development

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This could happen over the next five days as the tropical wave moves westward or west-northwestward. It has only a 20 percent of development over five days, although the hurricane center said conditions would be favorable for it to get more organized by Sunday. Read More »

Trump Dictated Misleading Statement On Son's Meeting With Russian

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The law also imposes new financial sanctions against Iran and North Korea . In a second statement accompanying his signing of the legislation , Trump called some of the provisions in the legislation "clearly unconstitutional". "Yet despite its problems, I am signing this bill for the sake of national unity", the president said. The insistence that Trump's most inflammatory rhetoric is merely a joke - or should not be taken literally, or is merely " locker-room banter " - grew old and ... Read More »

China vows to take 'all measures' to protect border

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In a new statement released late on Thursday, China said that it has shown utmost goodwill and a high-level of restraint over the military standoff in Sikkim's Doklam region but warned India that restraint also has a bottom line. "War is never the solution to a dispute". Reacting to External Affairs Ministry statement that the peace and tranquillity of the India-China boundary constitutes the important prerequisite for the smooth development of bilateral relations, Chinese Foreign ... Read More »

Amanda Knox offers support to Michelle Carter

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Carter was convicted in June of manslaughter, with a Taunton juvenile court judge ruling that she was responsible for Roy's suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning in July 2014. Michelle Carter was convicted by a judge who said her final instruction to Conrad Roy III caused his death. Carter texted that she and Conrad Roy were on the phone at the time of his suicide when he "got out of the vehicle ... Read More »

After Health Care Collapse, GOP Seeks Redemption With Tax Cuts

The administration has also spoken with red state Senate Democrats , Short said . But after the GOP-only attempt failed in a dramatic late night vote last week, there are glimmers of hope from centrists in both parties that the Senate can buck its recent tradition of being mired in gridlock, even if the president is still prodding his party to just pass an outright repeal. Read More »

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), Nevsun Resources Ltd. (NYSEAmerican:NSU)

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The Stewart & Patten Co Llc holds 268,266 shares with $22.56 million value, down from 281,198 last quarter. (NYSE:WMT), we can see that the 12 month volatility is presently 15.450500. Credit Suisse maintained McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) rating on Monday, June 27. On May 19, 2017 the stock rating was set at "Market Perform" by BMO Capital which is up from the previous "Underperform" rating. Read More »

Trump Unveiled a Plan to Reduce Legal Immigration, and It's Absolutely Terrible

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Tom Cotton , R-Arkansas, and David Perdue , R-Georgia. His aides signaled that they expect it to be a major part of the national debate heading into midterm elections next year. The RAISE Act is an attack on legal immigration that would slash the number of immigrants the USA welcomes each year without a reasonable correlation to family reunification or the economic needs of our nation. Read More »

Authorities investigate suspicious package at IRS building

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The Kansas City Fire Department said online that they were responding to a report of hazardous material at the building. Officers say workers at the building smelled an odor coming from a single package, found in a mail room, and that 13 people are feeling ill and have nausea or are vomiting. Read More »

Maxine Waters: After Impeaching Trump, Go After Pence

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Co-host Joy Behar even started chanting, "Lock him up", playing off of Trump's campaign chant to "lock up" Hillary Clinton . Waters, a harsh critic of President Donald Trump , appeared on ABC's " The View " Friday and was asked about her recent comment that suggested Pence is already planning his inauguration . Read More »