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Author: 0 US Senate passes Russian sanctions amendment

Senator Chuck Schumer (Democrat-New York) said , "Any idea of the president's that he can lift sanctions on his own for whatever reason are dashed by this legislation". "Democrats and Republicans are joining together to warn the president he can not lift sanctions without our approval", said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY).

Author: 0 Taliban Claims Responsibility for Attack on Police HQs in Afghanistan

On 11 June, the Taliban claimed responsibility for a similar operation in the east of the country, perpetrated by an infected Afghan soldier who had killed three U.S. One Afghan soldier was killed, he said. Thousands of global troops remain in the country to train and assist Afghan security forces as well as carry out counter-terrorism missions.

Author: 0 Kovind files Presidential nomination, vows to uphold dignity of office (Third Lead)

BJP President Amit Shah and party veterans LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi were present during the filing of nominations. My effort will be to keep the post above party politics . Kovind is all set to sail through the July 17 presidential election as he is guaranteed to get more than 61 percent of the vote. He said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President had a word with him and hence we have chose to support Ram Nath Kovind for the post of President.

World Media Texas woman getting a 'Melania Makeover' via plastic surgery
Author: 0 Texas woman getting a 'Melania Makeover' via plastic surgery

Claudia Sierra underwent eight procedures Tuesday to change her mug to resemble First Lady Melania Trump . Rose said he wasn't surprised by Sierra's request to get a " Melania Makeover " so she could look like the former model. No one's going under the knife to look like President Donald Trump , but there's an uptick in ladies who want to look like First Lady Melania . In a short period of time, Melania has not only had an impact on American women, but also her hometown of Sevnica, ...

Author: 0 Australia says to resume air strikes in Syria after Russian Federation threat

Murphy's remarks came two days after a U.S. Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane for the first time, prompting Russian Federation to issue a threat against American airborne assets over Syrian airspace. The truce was meant to be extended but now appears to have collapsed. The 48-hour truce that had started there at noon Saturday was supposed to be extended.

Author: 0 Helmut Kohl, architect of unified Germany, dead at 87

Kohl had always shown "a great and deep interest in Russia ", he said in a statement on the website of his Gorbachev Foundation. "It was real luck that, at that hard time , leading nations were headed by statesmen with a sense of responsibility, adamant about defending the interests of their countries but also able to consider the interests of others, able to overcome the barrier of prevailing suspicion about partnership and mutual trust", Gorbachev said Friday in a message of ...

Author: 0 Queen's Speech: Corbyn attacks 'Government without majority'

There were eight proposed bills relating to Brexit in the speech announced by the Queen , but Francke said they were all too vague and lacked the finer details that British business needs. Mrs May sought to strike a humble tone as she set out her legislative programme, saying she would listen more closely to Parliament and businesses' concerns about Brexit.

Author: 0 Democrats lose an iconic battle in Georgia

Republican Ralph Norman on Tuesday defeated Democrat Archie Parnell by an even narrower margin - a little more than 3 percentage points - in a SC race that received far less national attention. The icing on the cake though came when Donald Trump tweeted that he hopes that the Democrats keep "Nancy P" because if the Democrats oust her from her leadership position, it would be "very bad for the Republican Party".

World Media Britain bows to EU Brexit talks timetable
Author: 0 Britain bows to EU Brexit talks timetable

But other leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron, made clear that they did not want to get drawn into Brexit discussions and instead preferred to focus on the future of the European Union without Britain.

Author: 0 Stephen Colbert to appear on late night talk show in Russia

Lifting a glass to the studio audience upon taking his first shot, Colbert said, "To the lovely and friendly Russian people, I have no idea why no members of the Trump administration can remember meeting you". "I'm here in Russian Federation -" then stopped and asked Urgant, "This is not shown in the United States?" That led Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to appoint Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the probe of Russian interference in the presidential election and ...

World Media Alexandre Lacazette talks progress as Arsenal chase £49m club record signing
Author: 0 Alexandre Lacazette talks progress as Arsenal chase £49m club record signing

Fifield also reported Lyon and West Ham United will look at Olivier Giroud once Lacazette moves to north London, and the latter's arrival would end the team's pursuit of Monaco's Kylian Mbappe . In the meantime, it appears to be closing in on the 26-year-old Lacazette, whose 28 goals were second-most in Ligue 1 behind Edinson Cavani's 35. Mesut Ozil is now their most costly purchase at £42.5m when arrived from Real Madrid in 2013.

Author: 0 China's top diplomat holds talks with Trump on N. Korea

Trade and investment are also due to take a high profile following President Donald Trump's repeated complaints about the USA trade deficit with China , which hit $310 billion a year ago, by far the largest imbalance with any country. Fang Fenghui, chief of the People's Liberation Army's Joint Staff. China defended its response to North Korea after U.S. President Donald Trump commented on Twitter that China's pressure on North Korea has not worked.

World Media Off-duty St. Louis officer injured by friendly fire
Author: 0 Off-duty St. Louis officer injured by friendly fire

Louis interim Police Chief Lawrence O'Toole originally told reporters that the off-duty officer had come out of his home after a auto that was reported stolen crashed nearby, and that he was hit in the crossfire between officers and the suspects who had been inside the vehicle.

World Media ECB Seeks Greater Power Over Clearing Supervision
Author: 0 ECB Seeks Greater Power Over Clearing Supervision

The ECB proposal has been sent to the European Parliament and the European Council . European Central Bank executive board member Benoît Coeuré had hailed the EU Commission's proposal on the issue as a step in the right direction. "Fragmentation is in no one's economic interest". Carney said. "Nor is it necessary for financial stability". Meanwhile, UK financial figures have said centralising the clearing business in London has saved billions and reduced risk.

Author: 0 Does Trump Tweet Confirm Obstruction Investigation? White House Lawyers Up

After Comey's firing, Rosenstein appointed Mueller to lead an independent investigation on matters involving Russia's alleged meddling and related matters. Robert Mueller , the man chosen to take over the inquest as special investigator, had started investigating into president Trump's behaviour. However, that would indicate either that Trump doesn't understand Rosenstein's role in the special counsel investigation, or that Rosenstein is more directly involved in the investigation, ...

World Media Brendan Dassey lawyers petition for his release
Author: 0 Brendan Dassey lawyers petition for his release

In November of previous year, a Milwaukee judge finally recognized that and chose to overturn Dassey's conviction , granting him supervised release from prison while the state decided it it wanted to pursue a retrial. The state says it's reviewing the decision but has not provided further comment. Avery spent 18 years in prison in that case before DNA tests showed he didn't commit the crime.

World Media 5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey
Author: 0 5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey

All five individuals were rushed to a local hospital, where they were pronounced dead. In the panic bystanders and park staff flushed the pool's water away whilst others turned off the electricity supply to the facility. Turkish officials are saying that there was no residual current device in the water park which would have prevented this bad tragedy. An RCD is a device that instantly breaks an electric circuit, Sky News reported.

World Media Saudis foil mosque attack in Mecca
Author: 0 Saudis foil mosque attack in Mecca

Stay on topic - This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. Millions of worshipers make pilgrimage to the Grand Mosque during the annual Hajj. Days into the Muslim holy month of Ramadan , the terror network called its followers to rise up in an "all-out war" on "infidels" in the West. But the jihadists of the Islamic State group have harshly criticized Saudi Arabia and carried out a number of deadly attacks in the kingdom in recent years.

World Media How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare'
Author: 0 How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare'

Trump pledged frequently on the 2016 campaign trail that he would not make cuts to Medicaid . Former President Barack Obama released a statement on social media blasting the Senate Republicans' health care bill, asserting that it was a redistribution of wealth to the wealthiest Americans.

World Media Dwight Howard's Sister Rips Atlanta Hawks After Trade To Charlotte
Author: 0 Dwight Howard's Sister Rips Atlanta Hawks After Trade To Charlotte

This past season, Atlanta went 43-39 and was eliminated in the opening round of the playoffs. The important part of this trade is obviously Dwight Howard . John Collins walks off the stage after being selected by the Atlanta Hawks as the 19th pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY.

Author: 0 Indiana Democrats, Republicans React To Senate Health Bill

The Senate measure would make major cuts in the Medicaid program for poor and disabled people. The legislation includes changes health insurers had been seeking, including tens of billions of dollars to help stabilize the individual insurance market during a transition year and the ability to charge older members more .

World Media Thief returns human toe stolen from bar's signature cocktail
Author: 0 Thief returns human toe stolen from bar's signature cocktail

The sour toe was first reported missing on Sunday, when staff at the hotel's Sourdough Saloon said a man from Quebec with a French accent bragged about plans to steal the toe before it disappeared. "This was our new toe, and it was a really good one". On the afternoon of June 22, the Downtown Hotel in Dawson City received the package and Corporal Jeff Myke from Dawson City RCMP was sent to attend the opening of the package to be sure it was safe.

World Media Hospital: Scalise upgraded to fair condition
Author: 0 Hospital: Scalise upgraded to fair condition

The gunman who shot four people including a senior United States lawmaker last week near Washington had kept a list of six members of Congress and was stockpiling ammunition, investigators said Wednesday. Hodgkinson had been in email contact with the two Democratic senators from IL, he said. The laptop's search history showed Hodgkinson had searched the web for two of the lawmakers on the list, but they were " only cursory " searches, Slater said.

Author: 0 US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in Syria

The incident was the first time a piloted aircraft has been downed by a USA warplane in almost two decades. Earlier this month, the US shot down another pro-regime drone in the same area after it dropped munitions near coalition forces. Attempting to de-escalate the situation, US officials in Baghdad have sent out notices reminding parties involved in Syria that there is a de-confliction mechanism in place with Russian forces to reduce the chances of "strategic miscalculation".

Author: 0 GOP Opposition Imperils Senate Health Care Bill

But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., indicated he was open to discussion and seemed determined to muscle the measure through his chamber next week. A vote on the bill reportedly could happen as early as next week. Obama was more than skeptical. He said amendments during the upcoming debate "cannot change the fundamental meanness at the core of this legislation".

Author: 0 US shoots down drone in Syria

Syrian government and allied troop. The U.S. military said on Friday that a crisis communications link with Russian Federation meant to avoid an accidental clash over Syria was "in use", even after Moscow threatened to abandon it over the U.S.

Author: 0 Some House Democrats says it's time for Pelosi to go

In the Ossoff race, even though the 30-year-old documentary filmmaker and former congressional staffer ended up running a more centrist and not Trump-centric campaign, Republicans were able to zero in on the more than $23 million in donations Ossoff raised, largely from liberal enclaves like California and NY, and make an easy connection to Pelosi .

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