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Neymar set for China trip as speculation mounts

Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu has stressed that Neymar is not for sale. The French giants are supposedly ready to launch a record-breaking $256 million (218 million euros) move for Neymar , sparking exit fears as the Spanish club prepared for a Saturday "El Clasico" friendly matchup with Real Madrid at Miami . [Full Article...]

Anthony Scaramucci will not take a White House salary

The tweets , sent as Trump was returning to Washington on Air Force One with Priebus from a speech in NY, caught Capitol Hill and others off-guard even though Priebus' stature within the administration has been in sharp decline for some time. [Full Article...]

New Angelina Jolie film faces backlash over child actor casting

New Angelina Jolie film faces backlash over child actor casting Indeed Angelina Jolie realized this adaptation of the autobiography of the writer Loung Ung , which tells the genocide committed by the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. All these different things came flooding back. "The girl said she wanted to use the money for a "nice funeral" for her grandfather", who had just died. [Full Article...]

LA inmate, hostage die in standoff at prison near Homer

LA inmate, hostage die in standoff at prison near Homer Counseling from multiple agencies will be available to the employees and their family members at David Wade Correctional Center Friday morning. NBC 12 reports that shortly after taking the teen and her auto, Henderson crashed the vehicle in a remote wooded area north of the prison grounds. [Full Article...]

Putin Derides 'Illegal' Sanctions Bill - But Says He's Waiting On Final Version

Putin Derides 'Illegal' Sanctions Bill - But Says He's Waiting On Final Version Senate and promulgated by Donald Trump. "What we are seeing (in the US) is merely anti-Russia hysteria", Putin said, in response to a question from CNN about the state of the relationship in light of the investigation in the US Congress into allegations of Russian election meddling and the possible tightening of US sanctions. [Full Article...]

McCain gives bill thumbs down after Trump's last-ditch appeal

McCain gives bill thumbs down after Trump's last-ditch appeal He accused them of jeopardizing Republican advantages in Congress in 2018. The Fox News host again ripped the seven Senate Republicans who voted against the repeal bill that they passed back in 2015 that was ultimately vetoed by President Barack Obama: Susan Collins (R-ME), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), John McCain (R-AZ), Rob Portman (R-OH), Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Lisa Murkowski ... [Full Article...]

Wife is killed during cruise 'for laughing'

Wife is killed during cruise 'for laughing' One passenger told Inside Edition that he saw one of the girls frantically running out the cabin and asking for help. One passenger telling agents he saw Kenneth dragging the 39-year-old realtor's body toward the balcony. Princess Cruises said in a statement Thursday that passengers will receive $150 onboard credit because of the effect on their vacations. " They were on deck 7 and he tried t... [Full Article...]

Gasps, appeals: 5 top moments from repeal vote

Gasps, appeals: 5 top moments from repeal vote But in light of rumors that the House could pass the bill as-is, they are looking for a guarantee from Ryan that that won't happen. The three strands are visible in proposals that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has tried to steer through the Senate. [Full Article...]

Russia Could Expel US Diplomats in Response to Fresh Sanctions

Russia Could Expel US Diplomats in Response to Fresh Sanctions It is aimed at punishing Moscow for interfering in the 2016 USA presidential election and for its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria, where the Kremlin has backed President Bashar Assad. "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 CN... [Full Article...]

GOP congressman suggests Mitch McConnell should resign after health-care failure

GOP congressman suggests Mitch McConnell should resign after health-care failure When Brooks was asked by CNN's Chris Cuomo if he thought the problem was leadership, he answered, "Unquestionably, the leadership at the top is responsible". Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell needs to step down from his role if he can not get the Obamacare repeal and replacement done, Rep. Mo Brooks said Friday. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation orders cut in U.S. diplomats in reaction to sanctions

The suspicion of Russian meddling, however, prevented Trump from lifting the sanctions. Trump denies any collusion between his campaign and Moscow. The Russian Foreign Ministry complained of growing anti-Russian feeling in the United States , accusing "well-known circles" of seeking "open confrontation". [Full Article...]

Trump replaces chief of staff Reince Priebus with John Kelly

Trump named a new communication chief Anthony Scaramucci who called Priebus a "paranoid schizophrenic" and vowed to get him fired. Priebus later said he resigned on Thursday, but referring to his departure admitted that he and Trump "talked all the time about this subject". [Full Article...]

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to serve as interim Pakistan PM

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to serve as interim Pakistan PM Shahbaz, however, can not immediately replace Nawaz Sharif since he isn't a member of the Parliament. Former prime minister, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif had directed to his workers to remain peaceful and did not create agitation and chaos in the country, he said talking to a private news channel. [Full Article...]

Moscow reduces diplomatic mission staff in USA to 455

Moscow reduces diplomatic mission staff in USA to 455 Russia's Foreign Ministry on Friday ordered a reduction in the number of US diplomats in Russian Federation and said it was closing down a USA recreation retreat in response to fresh sanctions against Russian Federation. Republicans and Democrats have pushed for more sanctions partly as a response to the election allegations. "This bill doesn't preclude him from issuing tougher sanctions". [Full Article...]

Congress overwhelmingly passes new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea

Congress overwhelmingly passes new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea It also imposes financial sanctions against Iran and North Korea . Skeptical lawmakers are looking to limit the executive power's leeway to go easy on Moscow over its meddling in the 2016 presidential election. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern earlier condemned the draft of new United States sanctions, which, they said on June 15, were about "selling A... [Full Article...]

Trump could seek 'tougher' Russia sanctions; Putin threatens retaliation

Trump could seek 'tougher' Russia sanctions; Putin threatens retaliation The bill, which also imposes new sanctions on Iran and North Korea , had been delayed while lawmakers resolved procedural issues and revised language that energy companies said would prevent many overseas deals. Embassy in Russia to reduce the number of its diplomats by September 1. "This bill doesn't preclude him from issuing tougher sanctions". Another White House official said it could... [Full Article...]

Three Samajwadi Party MLCs resign in Uttar Pradesh

Three Samajwadi Party MLCs resign in Uttar Pradesh The SP MLCs who have tendered their resignations include Mulayam Singh loyalist Bukkal Nawab and Yashwant Singh . There is also a report that both Bukkal Nawab, Yashwant Singh and Thakur Jaiveer Singh could join the BJP in the presence of Mr Shah later in the day. [Full Article...]

Sanctions measure hits snag in Senate

Referring to the vote by Congress to toughen the sanctions, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement: "This yet again attests to the extreme aggressiveness of the United States when it comes to global affairs". The ministry also called on the United States to cut down the number of its diplomatic staff in Russian Federation to 455 people. "Of course such measures are impossible wit... [Full Article...]

US, Iranian navies encounter again in Persian Gulf

US, Iranian navies encounter again in Persian Gulf The USS Nimitz and a second American ship dispatched a helicopter near an oil and gas platform and approached Iranian ships, the IRGC navy said. The US aircraft carrier and its accompanying warship later left the area, the statement added. [Full Article...]

Judge expected to rule today on Cook County soda tax

Judge expected to rule today on Cook County soda tax It was not immediately clear when it will be implemented, Cook County lawyers said in court Friday. The tax should be collected at the consumer level beginning on Aug 2. In response to the plaintiffs' claims that the technology needed to collect the tax would not be ready for quick implementation, Preckwinkle said the retailers should have been prepared to collect the tax a month ago. [Full Article...]


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