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US House Approves New Sanctions against Iran, Russia, N Korea

US House Approves New Sanctions against Iran, Russia, N Korea Aides to Trump, who has argued for improved relations with Russian Federation, had previously given conflicting indications of whether he would sign the legislation, which also includes sanctions against Iran and North Korea. "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", Scaramucci told CNN. [Full Article...]

Anthony Scaramucci's Wife Deidre Ball Files For Divorce

Anthony Scaramucci's Wife Deidre Ball Files For Divorce Page Six's sources said that Ball was divorcing her husband because of his " naked political ambition ", but the Daily News spoke to Ball's lawyer, Jill Stone, who denied that her client initiated the divorce over Scaramucci's new White House career and support of Trump, "Whoever made a decision to state that that was the cause, that has nothing to do with her filing for divorce". [Full Article...]

Russian Federation vows 'long overdue' revenge on U.S. for Congress approving sanctions bill

Russian Federation vows 'long overdue' revenge on U.S. for Congress approving sanctions bill He would have faced a political firestorm if he rejected the legislation. The Senate passed the bill, 98-2, two days after the House of Representatives pushed the measure through by an overwhelming margin, 419-3. Russian Federation slammed the U.S. for that. But it's also a product of Trump's own making - and one he failed or refused to see developing in Congress. [Full Article...]

White House: Trump to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill

White House: Trump to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill It is the first major foreign policy legislation approved by Congress under Trump, who has struggled to advance his domestic agenda despite Republicans controlling the Senate and House of Representatives. Immediately after the United States ordered the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats in December, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov recommended a tit-for-tat expulsion of 35 USA diplomats and t... [Full Article...]

Trump intends to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill: White House

Trump intends to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill: White House Trump's vow to extend a hand of cooperation to Russian President Vladimir Putin has been met with resistance as skeptical lawmakers look to limit the executive power's leeway to go easy on Moscow over its meddling in the 2016 presidential election. [Full Article...]

Putin confirms USA diplomatic missions in Russian Federation will be cut

Russian President Vladimir Putin , has denied that his country interfered with the United States election past year. Russia's tit-for-tat decision to expel hundreds of US diplomats and seize two USA compounds may be an acknowledgment in Moscow that Trump's ability to bring better ties is limited, at best, and the start of a new downward spiral in relations. [Full Article...]

Sunny Day With Low Humidity

Sunny Day With Low Humidity Our best chance for storms will Thursday through Saturday as cold front will slow down and stall to our west. High temperatures will be in the lower 80s. Today: Mostly sunny, low humidity. The cool air will lag behind the front, though, and thus we are still expecting highs in the middle 80s. Highs will be a couple degrees cooler for the afternoon hours with low humidity once again. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation takes first measures in response to U.S. sanctions

The additional financial sanctions, which USA lawmakers sought as payback for Russia's meddling in last year's presidential election, received veto-proof nearly unanimous support from both houses of Congress last week. "We had hoped that the situation will somehow change, but apparently if it changes, it won't be soon", Putin said in an interview televised on Rossiya 1, explaining why Moscow... [Full Article...]

Homeland security secretary replaces Priebus at White House

Homeland security secretary replaces Priebus at White House Sanders said Trump thanked Priebus for his service. "We accomplished a lot together and I am proud of him!" His tenure was the shortest of any White House chief of staff in history. Kelly's reputation and ability to work with both wings of a warring West Wing made the decision easier for Trump, the officials said. Outgoing Homeland Security Secretary and new White House chief of staff John... [Full Article...]

DHS: No Electronic Ban on US Bound Flights

DHS: No Electronic Ban on US Bound Flights The US Department of Homeland Security's controversial "laptop ban" on US-bound flights from ten Muslim-majority countries has been terminated. A US intelligence official tells CBS News senior investigative producer Pat Milton that the ban was prompted by strong, credible intelligence about a possible plot to use explosives hidden in a laptop to try to bring down a commercial airliner. [Full Article...]

White House Pushes To Pursue GOP Health Care Bill

White House Pushes To Pursue GOP Health Care Bill The House, which had already passed a GOP healthcare repeal bill known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA) is on its summer recess until after Labor Day in September, but the Senate has delayed its recess for at least two weeks. Mick Mulvaney , former SC congressman and director of the Office of Management and Budget, said Sunday that President Donald Trump was right to single out insurance c... [Full Article...]

Russia orders cut in number of US diplomats in reaction to sanctions

Russia orders cut in number of US diplomats in reaction to sanctions Michael McFaul, the USA ambassador to Russian Federation from 2012-2014, said he does not think that Russian Federation will escalate tensions with the United States just yet because Trump's assertions that he wants better relations with Moscow are encouraging Putin to continue seeking some kind of accommodation with the U.S. [Full Article...]

CAT 2017 dates out: To be held on November 26

CAT 2017 dates out: To be held on November 26 CAT is a management aptitude test, held every year to grant admission to two-year post graduate diploma (PGDM) programs, commonly known as Master of Business Administration ( MBA ) offered by IIMs. Instead, direct answers will have to be typed online. The candidates must pay the registration fees through online payment modes only, which include credit cards, debit cards and net banking. [Full Article...]

Trump expresses frustration, presses Senate to act on health care

Trump expresses frustration, presses Senate to act on health care The first part of Trump's tweet appeared to be referring to the approximately $8 billion in cost-sharing reduction subsidies the federal government pays to insurers to lower the price of health coverage for low-income Americans. Meanwhile, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Saturday immediately rejected the President's message and said Trump "ought to stop playing politics with people's lives... [Full Article...]

Will bring U.S. to its senses: Russian Federation on sanctions

Will bring U.S. to its senses: Russian Federation on sanctions The ministry said "We propose to the USA side to bring the number of diplomatic and technical staff" working in Russia "in exact accordance" with the number of Russian diplomats and support staff in the United States by September 1. The U.S. bill, which also imposes new sanctions on Iran and North Korea, had been delayed while lawmakers resolved procedural issues and revised language that ... [Full Article...]

Kelly is Trump's "star" secretary, now WH chief of staff

Kelly is Trump's The difference now, he said, is that Trump has created a faction-driven White House, noting: "I just think he has too many independent power centres and not enough team players". He also saluted Priebus, the chief of staff he had just pushed out. "Thank goodness we have CBP people that are doing this job, '" Kelly said. Sen. [Full Article...]

US Senate passes sanctions bill against Russia, Iran and North Korea

US Senate passes sanctions bill against Russia, Iran and North Korea Russia , which has been accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, reportedly seized two American diplomatic properties and said that the United States Embassy should reduce its staff by September. "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 Scaramuc... [Full Article...]

Conviction upheld for Israeli soldier in killing of Palestinian

Conviction upheld for Israeli soldier in killing of Palestinian Many of those in Netanyahu's government, including Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Education Minister Naftali Bennett, echoed calls for a pardon. Azaria arrived at the military court in Tel Aviv on Sunday in a white V-neck shirt, smiling and hugging family members as he has done at previous hearings. [Full Article...]

Maxine Waters hits Trump over comments to police

Maxine Waters hits Trump over comments to police He says officers place their hand on prisoners heads as a courtesy while they're getting into squad cars. "For years and years, [laws have] been made to protect the criminal", Trump said. "Violations of those rules and procedures are treated extremely seriously ". 'As a department, we do not and will not tolerate roughing up prisoners'. [Full Article...]

Honolulu Becomes First Major US City to Ban Cellphone Use in Crosswalks

Honolulu Becomes First Major US City to Ban Cellphone Use in Crosswalks People caught looking at devices, including laptops and digital cameras, will be fined between up to £26. The Honolulu Police Department will begin enforcing Honolulu's new law on October 25 of 2017. Hawaii's largest city will ban pedestrians from crossing the street while looking at their smartphones in attempt to curb "distracted walking". Council spokeswoman Maureen Vogel said: "Cell phon... [Full Article...]


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