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All eyes on McCain in GOP health care vote

All eyes on McCain in GOP health care vote While not making the cuts to Medicaid that previous Senate bills proposed, the skinny repeal in the Health Care Freedom Act - unveiled only hours before the vote - was not a solution, according to Bruce Siegel, MD, president and CEO of America's Essential Hospitals. [Full Article...]

West Nile detected in Lynn

West Nile detected in Lynn Mosquitoes can become infected when they feed on the blood from infected birds. "I think this underscores the importance of using mosquito repellent", said Dallas County Health and Human Services Director Zachary Thompson. Milder symptoms include fever, headache and muscle aches. Wear protective clothing (long trousers, long-sleeved shirts and socks) in areas where mosquitoes are active. [Full Article...]

'F***ing paranoid': Donald Trump's communications director Anthony Scaramucci blasts colleagues

Anthony Scaramucci , who was appointed communications director one week ago, had accused Mr Priebus of leaking to the press in a tweet that he quickly deleted. On the Senate side, Ron Johnson, Lindsey Graham and Tom Cotton also highlighted their support for Priebus. He told reporters: "Reince is a good man. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation sanctions bill heads to Trump's desk

Russian Federation sanctions bill heads to Trump's desk 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. This is one of the first major bipartisan pieces of legislation passed during Trump's presidency. President Trump knows that, and so do the State Department and the USA administration. [Full Article...]

U.S. expresses 'strong disappointment and protest' over Russian Federation retaliation

Corker had earlier objected to including the North Korean sanctions, initially favoring to address that issue in a separate bill. According to a statement issued by the White House, the United States president read early drafts of the bill and "and intends to sign it". [Full Article...]

Iranian Parliament's Committee Approves Countermeasures Plan to US Sanctions

Iranian Parliament's Committee Approves Countermeasures Plan to US Sanctions While Iran insists its space programme is for peaceful purposes, officials in the USA have long said any components used to put a satellite into orbit can also be used for building an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the US. [Full Article...]

'Obamacare' repeal reeling after Senate defeat

'Obamacare' repeal reeling after Senate defeat And he suggested that, heading into the 2018 midterms where the party in power tends to take some hits, that the Republican Party should potentially brace itself for some blowback from voters who feel betrayed that the Republican Party couldn't make good on its promise. [Full Article...]

Trump to sign Russian Federation sanctions

USA intelligence agencies have unanimously blamed Russian Federation for using hacks and disinformation to influence the vote. The statement from the Russian Foreign Ministry said the U.S. Tefft, had expressed "his strong disappointment and protest," the statement said. Russian Federation will also close down the embassy's recreational retreat on the outskirts of Moscow as well as warehouse ... [Full Article...]

Sharif resigns as Pakistan PM after top court disqualifies him

Sharif resigns as Pakistan PM after top court disqualifies him An electrical engineer and the businessman who launched Pakistan's most successful private airline, Air Blue, Abbasi is considered a highly-intelligent Sharif loyalist who has been elected to the national assembly six times since 1988. However, the court-appointed investigators in July concluded a significant disparity existed between the Sharif family's declared wealth and its known sources of ... [Full Article...]

Priebus exit marks latest step in White House purge of Republican loyalists

Priebus exit marks latest step in White House purge of Republican loyalists Kelly, Priebus's replacement, is a retired Marine Corps general and the former commander of the U.S. Southern Command. "I would like to thank Reince Priebus for his service and dedication to his country", the president tweeted . Reince Priebus said he resigned on Thursday. Mr Priebus allegedly stopped Mr Scaramucci from getting a job at the White House in January and The Mooch has no... [Full Article...]

Russia Orders US to Reduce Diplomatic Staff

Russia Orders US to Reduce Diplomatic Staff M - The United States Senate has voted 98-2 to impose new sanctions on Russia , Iran and North Korea , despite objections from the White House, BBC reported. The new U.S. embassy staffing level would be the same as at Russia's embassy in Washington . USA president Donald Trump will now have to decide whether to accept or veto the measures. [Full Article...]

Trump Taps John Kelly As New White House Chief Of Staff

Trump Taps John Kelly As New White House Chief Of Staff Priebus later said he resigned on Thursday, but referring to his departure admitted that he and Trump "talked all the time about this subject". "They are excited about this new direction", said a former Trump campaign staffer with close ties to the White House . [Full Article...]

Trump replaces chief of staff Priebus with retired General Kelly

Trump replaces chief of staff Priebus with retired General Kelly Kelly will take over the corner office in the West Wing on Monday and will participate in a meeting of Trump's Cabinet, according to White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. I think the president wanted to go in a different direction. Trump, however, is yet to roll out his catchphrase "You're fired!" and Sessions said that while the president's comments were "kind of hurtful", he wo... [Full Article...]

Who is John F. Kelly, Trump's new Chief of Staff?

At the time Trump picked him for Homeland Security, he was the third general tapped for a high-level job in the new administration. Appointing Reince Priebus his chief of staff must have seemed a worthwhile trial when Donald Trump sketched out his administration. [Full Article...]

Reince Priebus's departure shows Trump is tiring of the Republican establishment

Reince Priebus's departure shows Trump is tiring of the Republican establishment The U.S. president labeled Kelly a "star" and a "great American" whom he expects to do well in his new responsibility at the White House . " John Kelly will do a fantastic job". Therefore, Priebus officially was replaced while sitting on a plane next to his now-former boss, making this probably the roughest week for Reince Priebus yet. [Full Article...]

DPS backs down from plan to charge agencies for crime lab services

DPS backs down from plan to charge agencies for crime lab services Texas Governor Greg Abbott has sent a letter to Department of Public Safety Director Col. Steven McCraw asking to retract a July 20 letter in which it was announced fees were to be instated for the use of DPS crime labs. "Although a fee is authorized by statute, a proper reading of Rider 58 does not mandate that DPS charge a fee for the use of its crime lab services". [Full Article...]

Trump ready to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill

Trump ready to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill Putin described the sanctions bill now working its way through US Congress - which calls for new measures against Russia, North Korea and Iran, and limits Trump's ability to alter them - as "illegal under global law" and warned that Russia might have to respond. [Full Article...]

Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At US Diplomatic Corps

The White House initially wavered on whether the president would sign the measure into law. According to a statement issued by the White House, the U.S. At the end of 2016, President Obama cited USA findings that Russian Federation had meddled with the recent presidential election when he expelled members of Russia's diplomatic corps and issued sanctions on Russia's mining and oil industry. [Full Article...]

Western Sex Trafficking Ring Busted for Pimping Teen Girls

Western Sex Trafficking Ring Busted for Pimping Teen Girls Three suspects are collectively facing more than four dozen felony charges in connection with an alleged sex-trafficking ring that stretched across the state and into Las Vegas, law enforcement officials announced Thursday. Detectives ask the public for their assistance in identifying her whereabouts. According to investigators, predators are able to lure young girls into the sex trade by using th... [Full Article...]

Some rides reopening at OH fair after death

Some rides reopening at OH fair after death Jarrell's mother says everyone who knew him "is grief-stricken and in shock". Before the fair opens, each of the 50 or so rides will undergo a lengthy inspection, and what happened at the Ohio State Fair will be top of mind for state inspectors. [Full Article...]


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