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Author: 0 Trump Intends To Sign Russia Sanctions Bill

The first face-to-face meeting between Trump and Putin, in Hamburg, Germany, earlier this month, failed to yield a breakthrough. The timing of the announcement - late on a summer Friday, amid headlines about White House staff turmoil - ensured relatively little coverage for what analysts called a major development in U.S.

World Media Putin says Russian Federation will respond to 'insolence' of United States sanctions
Author: 0 Putin says Russian Federation will respond to 'insolence' of United States sanctions

The Russian Foreign Ministry said it was also seizing a Moscow dacha compound used by USA diplomats for recreation, from August 1, as well as a US diplomatic warehouse in Moscow. He added that sanctions are not "an appropriate instrument to promote national export interests and the domestic energy industry". The bill now has to be either signed or vetoed by US President Donald Trump.

World Media Pakistan's ruling party to choose Nawaz Sharif's brother Shehbaz as premier
Author: 0 Pakistan's ruling party to choose Nawaz Sharif's brother Shehbaz as premier

The meeting also chose to name former Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the country's interim prime minister before the nomination of Shehbaz Sharif is approved by the National Assembly (NA), the lower house in Pakistan. An election is scheduled for June of next year. Earlier in the day, Pakistan's Supreme Court ruled to remove Nawaz Sharif from office following a almost year-long corruption investigation into his family.

World Media PU Chitra vs AFI row
Author: 0 PU Chitra vs AFI row

Usha, meanwhile, has said she will not cooperate with TV news channels in Kerala hereafter after some reports implicated her for excluding Chithra from the Indian squad. Her parents are daily wage-earning labourers who work in farmlands. Opportunities of the instant nature would come in the way of an athlete only once in a lifetime and if they miss the chance they may not get it again, it said.

World Media Trump says John Kelly to be new White House chief of staff
Author: 0 Trump says John Kelly to be new White House chief of staff

In a report from the New York Times , a source revealed that "The Five" co-host Kimberly Guilfoyle told President Donald Trump that Priebus was the source of the leaks from his administration. On Friday, as Trump traveled to NY, he took both Scaramucci and Priebus on Air Force One with him. In a third tweet, Trump extended his gratitude to Priebus.

World Media US Senate rejects Republican partial Obamacare repeal
Author: 0 US Senate rejects Republican partial Obamacare repeal

The so-called skinny repeal bill, which the GOP titled the Health Care Freedom Act , would have rolled back several Obamacare provisions, including the key individual and employer mandates . Ryan said Thursday night, "It is now obvious that the only path ahead is for the Senate to pass the narrow legislation that it is currently considering".

World Media Seven mosquito samples in Berks test positive for West Nile virus
Author: 0 Seven mosquito samples in Berks test positive for West Nile virus

Mosquitoes had previously tested positive for West Nile in Berthoud in late June. Not all counties test for the virus in their mosquito populations. To date, no cases of West Nile virus have been found in humans in Pennsylvania. DNREC has been using this method to keep track of West Nile Virus since 2002.

Author: 0 Priebus dumped in a tweet

Priebus, who previously led the Republican National Committee, represented the establishment GOP faction of the Trump White House . Trump replaced Priebus on Friday with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly , an explosive move that ends a turbulent six-month tenure.

World Media Congress overwhelmingly passes new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea
Author: 0 Congress overwhelmingly passes new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea

Earlier in the day, the White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said the Trump Administration supports strong sanctions against Russia , Iran and North Korea. President Trump knows that, and so do the State Department and the U.S. administration. The Russian foreign ministry on Friday slammed what it called "extreme aggressiveness of the United States in worldwide affairs" and said Washington was using the "absolutely far-fetched pretext of Russia's interference in its internal ...

Author: 0 US Senate vote for new sanctions on Russian Federation

Russian Federation responded to proposed USA sanctions for its suspected meddling in the 2016 election on Friday, by seizing two US diplomatic properties in the country and ordering that the USA downsize its diplomatic staff in the country.

World Media Senate Fails To Pass Latest GOP Health Care Bill
Author: 0 Senate Fails To Pass Latest GOP Health Care Bill

McCain, who cast the dramatic vote that sunk Senate Republicans latest effort to repeal Obamacare in the wee hours of the morning Friday, said that he opposed the bill because he wasn't happy with the process. Republican Representative Mo Brooks said McConnell "failed at his job", adding, "If you can't do the job, then we need to try somebody else in the hopes that that person can do the job".

World Media Iran vows to continue missile program as tensions with USA flare
Author: 0 Iran vows to continue missile program as tensions with USA flare

On the same day, the US Senate approved a bill imposing sweeping sanctions on Iran, Russia and North Korea . The U.S. Strategic Command, which monitors launches worldwide, confirmed that no satellite was deployed from the rocket. The latest move prohibits USA persons from engaging in transactions with the sanctioned companies and says financial institutions that deal with them "risk exposure to sanctions that could sever their access to the US financial system", according to the statement .

World Media Trump blasts Senate rules, threatens to end health insurance subsidies
Author: 0 Trump blasts Senate rules, threatens to end health insurance subsidies

It also would have increased premiums by about 20% for people buying their insurance in the individual marketplace every year between 2018 and 2026. Shares of hospitals were mixed: Tenet Healthcare fell 2 percent, Community Health Systems was almost flat and HCA Healthcare gained 1.2 percent. He said lawmakers should write a bill with "input from all of our members, Republicans and Democrats" and "stop the political gamesmanship".

Author: 0 US Senate approves sanctions bill targeting Russia, Iran, North Korea

The bill threatens to further derail U.S. The Foreign Ministry said in a statement Friday evening that Minister Lavrov told Secretary Tillerson in a phone call earlier that day that Russia's decision was "triggered by a number of hostile steps" the USA has recently taken.

World Media Pakistan's ruling party to appoint Sharif loyalist Abbasi as interim PM
Author: 0 Pakistan's ruling party to appoint Sharif loyalist Abbasi as interim PM

Sharif, whose party won a majority in parliament in 2013, said he was dumbfounded by Friday's Supreme Court ruling to disqualify him from office over unreported income from a company owned by his son in Dubai. His two previous governments were dismissed over corruption charges and through a bloodless military coup in 1992 and 1999, respectively. However, the 65-year-old Shahbaz Sharif , who now serves as the chief minister of the country's Punjab Province, will first need to be elected ...

World Media More Deck Shuffling in the House of Trump: Preibus is Replaced
Author: 0 More Deck Shuffling in the House of Trump: Preibus is Replaced

Trump announced the switch on Twitter as he landed in Washington after a day trip, on which he was accompanied by both Priebus and Scaramucci . Priebus had initially tried to block Scaramucci from an earlier post in the White House. " The President thanks him and his family for his great service to the country, and he will always be a member of the Trump Team".

World Media The US and Russian Federation
Author: 0 The US and Russian Federation

The White House has received a bill that would ramp up sanctions against Russian Federation, which President Donald Trump must now sign into law or veto. presidential election. The bill is created to affect a wide range of Russian industries, hitting the country squarely in the pocketbook. Russian Federation said it reserved the right to take further measures if the US retaliates.

World Media Why war is not an option for India and China
Author: 0 Why war is not an option for India and China

The Chinese foreign ministry, in a brief readout on Doval-Yang meeting, said Yang "elaborated China's position on bilateral issues and major problems ", which is being seen as an apparent reference to the standoff in the Dokalam area. Yang exchanged views on "bilateral relations, worldwide and regional issues and multilateral affairs, and set forth China's position on bilateral issues and major problems ".

World Media Trump tweets about new chief of staff
Author: 0 Trump tweets about new chief of staff

Scaramucci, who is now being torn apart across mediums for a wildly crass, revealing interview he gave to The New Yorker , feels like a try-hard Sopranos character come to life - and perhaps the easiest target for comedy ever. As Secretary of Homeland Security, Kelly has played a key role in the border security of the Trump administration. He traveled with the President on Friday to Long Island, where Trump was delivering remarks about the MS-13 gang.

Author: 0 Trump Appoints John Kelly As White House Chief Of Staff On Twitter

Whatever the truth of widely held suspicions that Priebus was the long sought inner-circle leaker, President Trump appears to have realized he needs a chief of staff who can impose order and make things run efficiently. Scaramucci called Priebus a "paranoid schizophrenic, a paranoiac", and offered no apology. "I don't know why they hate us, and I frankly don't care, but they do hate us and are driven irrationally to our destruction".

World Media Priebus says Trump sought a different direction
Author: 0 Priebus says Trump sought a different direction

His Tweet said , "I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff ". The Friday afternoon announcement comes after a week of turmoil in the White House , in which the president's new communications director Anthony Scaramucci assailed Priebus in a profanity-laced interview with the New Yorker .

World Media Queens package explosion leaves man seriously injured, police say
Author: 0 Queens package explosion leaves man seriously injured, police say

A man in Queens was hospitalized yesterday afternoon after picking up a package which then exploded in his hands and badly burned him, according to multiple reports. As CBS2's Ali Bauman reported, a tenant says he noticed the package on his doorstep earlier in the week but just put it to the side because he didn't recognize the name it was addressed to.

World Media Trump to sign bill for new sanctions on Russian Federation
Author: 0 Trump to sign bill for new sanctions on Russian Federation

US President Donald Trump will sign legislation that imposes sanctions on Russian Federation (and Iran and North Korea), the White House said on Friday, after Moscow ordered the United States to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff in retaliation for the measures and said it was seizing two US diplomatic properties.

Author: 0 Australian Police Conduct Terror Raids Across Sydney Suburbs

The New South Wales Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT) said it has conducted multiple searches across Sydney on Saturday, resulting in the arrest of four men. It is believed at least one man is in custody. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the counterterrorism raids Saturday were created to stop "terrorist attacks in Australia".

World Media Ohio Star Fair reopening kiddie, other 'low-impact' rides after fatal accident
Author: 0 Ohio Star Fair reopening kiddie, other 'low-impact' rides after fatal accident

The ride's Dutch manufacturer told operators of the same attraction at fairs and festivals around the world to stop using it until more is learned about what caused the malfunction. A version of the ride has never appeared at the Minnesota State Fair, which is scheduled for later this summer. The Freak Out is a scaled-down and newer version of the Fireball ride that malfunctioned Wednesday in Ohio.

Author: 0 Russia sanctions bill gets heavy support, heads to Trump

Lavrov told Tillerson that Moscow's decision to cut US diplomatic staff in Russian Federation was prompted by "a number of Washington's hostile steps". In December, the outgoing Obama administration seized two Russian diplomatic compounds - one in NY and another in Maryland - at the same time as it expelled Russian diplomats.

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