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Homeland Security Chief John Kelly Now Chief of Staff Homeland Security Chief John Kelly Now Chief of Staff
- July 30, 2017

The disclosure form was available to the public because Scaramucci had been nominated earlier this year for a job at the Export-Import Bank of the US, and the forms become public 30 days after they are filed. "It's just getting in the mud, and I think the palace intrigue stuff is annoying and I think it's a distraction and it takes away from the President's agenda". (more...)
Trump replaces White House Chief of Staff Trump replaces White House Chief of Staff
- July 30, 2017

As Secretary of Homeland Security, he has ferociously advocated for Trump's agenda, most notably by advocating for the complete construction of the U.S. "He has achieved so much, and he has done it all with class". Ryan added that he was looking forward to working with Kelly as well. Kelly's son, Robert, was only 29 years old when he stepped on a landmine in Afghanistan in 2010, which killed him instantly. (more...)
Trump 'Dismissive' of Priebus for Not 'Returning Fire' After Scaramucci Rant Trump 'Dismissive' of Priebus for Not 'Returning Fire' After Scaramucci Rant
- July 30, 2017

Reporters had noticed no sign of stress from Priebus during the day.Priebus told CNN he had been talking to Trump for some time about exiting the White House , and is the latest in a long line of officials to leave or not take a job at the White House . (more...)
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
- July 30, 2017

Rejecting the bill would have further galvanized resistance against the President and deepened concerns about possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. The officials added that the president has been reluctant to proceed with the bill, even after it was revised last week to include some changes that American and European companies sought to ensure that business deals were not stifled by new sanctions. (more...)
More trouble for Lalu: Dumped by Nitish, booked for money-laundering More trouble for Lalu: Dumped by Nitish, booked for money-laundering
- July 29, 2017

In fresh trouble for Lalu Prasad Yadav , the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money-laundering case under the PMLA Act against RJD chief and his family members in connection with allotment of railway hotels to a company. The agency also had carried out raids at 12 places in Delhi, Ranchi, Patna, Puri and Gurugram, including residence of Lalu. Giving a clean chit to his son Tejaswi, who was deputy chief minister in the JD (U)-RJD ministry, Lalu Prasad said, "He has done no wrong ... (more...)
Russian Federation boots U.S. diplomats in retaliation for new sanctions
- July 29, 2017

Russian Federation is also suspending the use of a USA storage facility in Moscow and a country house, or dacha, outside of Moscow by August 1. It is unclear how many American diplomatic staffers would be affected by the reprisals, but the number is said to be in the hundreds. (more...)
Anti-Russian hysteria hurting relations with US, Putin said
- July 29, 2017

The ministry says the USA has until September 1 to cut the number of its staff at the Moscow embassy and at three consulates to match the exact number of Russian diplomats who are working in the US - 455 people, according to the ministry's announcement. (more...)
Thrill ride was OK'd hours before deadly state fair accident Thrill ride was OK'd hours before deadly state fair accident
- July 29, 2017

The Dutch manufacturer of the Fire Ball ride that malfunctioned has told operators at other fairs and festivals to halt its use while the investigation continues. At least two are listed in critical condition, according to TIME. Ohio Department of Agriculture records showed passing marks on inspections of about three dozen items, including possible cracks, brakes, proper assembly and installation. (more...)
McCain first saves, then kills health care repeal bill McCain first saves, then kills health care repeal bill
- July 29, 2017

Republicans Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski also voted against it. Collins voted no first, then Murkowski, followed by McCain, who came to the well of the Senate and gave a thumbs down, dooming the repeal Bill to loud gasps, mostly from the Democratic side of the aisle. (more...)
Russian Federation boots USA diplomats in retaliation for new sanctions
- July 29, 2017

Commentators said then that Putin's unexpected move put Trump at a disadvantage, even as it sidelined the Obama administration in its last days. The text is also directed at Iran and North Korea, aims to punish Moscow for its putative interference in the american presidential election previous year, in respect of which an investigation is underway in the United States. (more...)
Lavrov tells Tillerson Russia ready to normalize relations with US Lavrov tells Tillerson Russia ready to normalize relations with US
- July 29, 2017

The legislation is also aimed at punishing Moscow for interfering in the 2016 presidential election and for its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria, where the Kremlin has backed President Bashar Assad. "I would guess that he (Trump) will sign it". Russian President Vladimir Putin has retaliated against fresh United States sanctions by telling Washington to cut its diplomatic staff and blocking access to key United States diplomatic sites. (more...)
TN judge stops trading jail time for vasectomies TN judge stops trading jail time for vasectomies
- July 29, 2017

You will be awarded the 30 days jail credit promised whether you ultimately receive the procedures or not". A judge in Tennessee has rescinded a controversial order that offered reduced sentences for inmates who underwent a birth control procedure and completed an educational course about addiction in newborns. (more...)
Sydney counter-terrorism police carry out raids, one person in custody Sydney counter-terrorism police carry out raids, one person in custody
- July 29, 2017

A police spokesman stated: 'This activity relates to an ongoing investigation. Australian counter-terrorism police arrested four people in raids late on Saturday across several Sydney suburbs aimed at disrupting plans for "terrorist attacks". (more...)
Russian Federation to seize United States properties in retaliation over sanctions
- July 29, 2017

The sanctions measure has already passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 419-3. The Trump administration is now making efforts to improve relations with Russian Federation amid ongoing probes into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election. (more...)
Man injured when delivery package explodes in his hands Man injured when delivery package explodes in his hands
- July 29, 2017

Somebody, another neighbor, bring a towel to out the fire. "We didn't think nothing of it, my dad was actually holding it and he was like, 'is this for us?' and I said it's not for us", said Kathleen Toussint. "I thought it was somebody who just moved in, because we have some new tenants on the basement". He said it appears to have been left on the porch for several days and that the two families who live in the home didn't pick it up. (more...)
Man City ready to pay Arsenal star £320k a week
- July 29, 2017

Reiss Nelson , Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Olivier Giroud start for Arsenal in this afternoon's Emirates Cup clash against Benfica . With games against Benfica and Sevilla , it will be a bigger test than we've faced in earlier pre season . (more...)
Russian Federation orders USA to cut diplomatic staff, says to seize diplomatic property Russian Federation orders USA to cut diplomatic staff, says to seize diplomatic property
- July 29, 2017

The order - which affects the US Embassy in Moscow and consulates in St Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Vladivostok - would reduce the number of US diplomatic and technical staff to 455, the same number Russian Federation has in the US, by 1 September. (more...)
Teenage rape victim raped by driver she flagged down to help her Teenage rape victim raped by driver she flagged down to help her
- July 29, 2017

After leaving the station, the girl flagged down a passing vehicle to ask for help, and the driver of the vehicle proceeded to rape the girl in his auto. The man was wearing a gray track suit with black running shoes, police said. He was described as an Asian man in his early 20s with a heavy build and tight beard, about 5 feet, 6 inches or 5 feet, 7 inches tall. (more...)
Unknown gunmen attack home of Kenya deputy president Unknown gunmen attack home of Kenya deputy president
- July 29, 2017

Reports also indicate that the DP's wife, Rachel Ruto and the children were not home when the attack occurred. Ealier, the suspects shot dead a police corporal in charge of security at the home. The suspects are believed to be holed within the compound. Police and curious members of the public on a road leading to the home of DP William Ruto in Sugoi, Uasin Gishu County on July 29, 2017. (more...)
Trump Wants To Blow Up Senate Rules After Obamacare Repeal Push Collapses
- July 29, 2017

I am disappointed and frustrated, but we should not give up. Reacting to the vote, the United States president blamed the three Republican senators for the defeat in a twitter message, saying , "3 Republicans and 48 Democrats let the American people down". (more...)
The Future of Universal Health Care Is Medicaid
- July 29, 2017

Washington Times columnist Cheryl Chumley said the vote was just more evidence of what she called his "leftist leanings". Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., who also serves as chairman of the Health Committee, said he would still work to solve what he called an urgent health care problem in his state. (more...)
Turkey newspaper staff walk free after over 8 months jail Turkey newspaper staff walk free after over 8 months jail
- July 29, 2017

The trial in Istanbul of 17 writers, cartoonists and executives from the Cumhuriyet newspaper on "terror" charges - ridiculed as absurd by supporters - began earlier this week. Critics say the crackdown that initially targeted people suspected of links to the failed coup has expanded to include government opponents. The trial was adjourned until September 11. (more...)
Charter Disinterested in Sprint's Merger Bid Charter Disinterested in Sprint's Merger Bid
- July 29, 2017

Japan's SoftBank Group, which controls Sprint, proposed a complex transaction that would create a new company and be controlled by SoftBank, the sources said, asking not to be named because the talks are private. Son's SoftBank holds an 83 percent stake in the carrier. However, Sprint Chairman Masayoshi Son appears to be insisting on a splashy mega deal with Charter, the unidentified sources told the publication. (more...)
US Navy Fires Warning Shots near Iranian Vessels Again US Navy Fires Warning Shots near Iranian Vessels Again
- July 29, 2017

This file handout released by the US Navy on May 23, 2007 shows the USS John C. Stennis, the USS Nimitz, and the USS Bonhomme Richard along with USS Antietam, USS O'Kane, USS Higgins, USS Denver and USS Rushmore steaming through the Gulf of Oman. (more...)
Trump Appoints New White House Chief Of Staff
- July 29, 2017

The full tweet read, "I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff". I will continue to serve as a strong supporter of the President's agenda and policies. "Ever", Priebus said in October when an Access Hollywood video was revealed. Trump clearly wants Sessions to resign, but Sessions is ignoring him. But Priebus had to temper his criticisms throughout the campaign so he didn't suffer Trump's wrath - and the party didn't ... (more...)