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Russian Federation orders out U.S. diplomats in sanctions retaliation Russian Federation orders out U.S. diplomats in sanctions retaliation
- July 30, 2017

The Russia sanctions in H.R. 3364 are an unusual signal of disapproval of Trump from congressional Republicans. Moscow ordered the USA to reduce its diplomatic presence in Russian Federation to 455 diplomats and staff and also barred it from using a Moscow summer house and storage facility. (more...)
European Union antitrust regulators say investigating possible German auto cartel European Union antitrust regulators say investigating possible German auto cartel
- July 30, 2017

Looking at the group's different divisions, Daimler's flagship Mercedes-Benz cars increased unit sales by 9 percent in the second quarter compared with the same period in 2016, to nearly 600,000 vehicles. Diesels need emissions controls to limit harmful nitrogen oxides but emit less carbon dioxide than gasoline motors. The European Union and German antitrust regulators are investigating whether the five major German automakers colluded to fix the price of diesel emissions treatment ... (more...)
Klopp Pleased With Liverpool Win At Berlin Klopp Pleased With Liverpool Win At Berlin
- July 30, 2017

Mane nearly marked his return with a goal midway through the half when he got a couple of lucky ricochets in a row to break into the box, only to fire his volley over the crossbar when he should have done better. So far this summer, the Reds have brought in Mohamed Salah for a club-record fee and signed Andrew Robertson and Dominic Solanke to add further depth to the squad. (more...)
After repeal fails, 'task remains' to reform health care, says bishop After repeal fails, 'task remains' to reform health care, says bishop
- July 30, 2017

In a statement released early this morning, Johnson said he was "disappointed not only in the failure to pass legislation to begin to fix the damage done by Obamacare , but also in the dysfunctional process that directly led to this result". (more...)
BJP president Amit Shah to contest for Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat BJP president Amit Shah to contest for Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat
- July 30, 2017

The terms of nine Rajya Sabha members from Gujarat and West Bengal are ending on August 18. The voting will take place on August 8. There couldn't be a better time for Shah to marshal his troops in the Upper House. Sources say that Om Mathur, the high profile party functionary who has handled states like Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat for the party, is tipped to become the BJP president. (more...)
Russian Federation hits back over sanctions, orders USA diplomats to leave
- July 30, 2017

But the legislation cleared both the House and Senate by wide margins, indicating any presidential veto would be overridden. The Russia sanctions in H.R. "Trump read early drafts of the Bill and negotiated regarding critical elements of it", the White House said in a statement released on Friday. "I would guess that he (Trump) will sign it". (more...)
Russian Federation orders USA to cut diplomatic staff, seizes two properties over sanctions Russian Federation orders USA to cut diplomatic staff, seizes two properties over sanctions
- July 30, 2017

The White House issued a statement on Friday night saying Trump had negotiated changes to the legislation and now intends to sign it. Relations were already languishing at a post-Cold War low because of the allegations that Russian cyber interference in the election was meant to boost Trump's chances, something Moscow flatly denies. (more...)
Shahbaz Sharif to be next Prime Minister of Pakistan? Shahbaz Sharif to be next Prime Minister of Pakistan?
- July 30, 2017

The party can independently vote Shehbaz Sharif into the office of prime minister, due to its significant majority in parliament and he will also likely look to be elected to the country's National Assembly . Shahid Khan Abbasi, the former Petroleum Minister, was selected as the interim Prime Minister of Pakistan on Saturday. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Captain Muhammad Safdar, who is a Member of National Assembly, also stood disqualified from office, Radio Pakistan reported. (more...)
John Kelly Replaces Preibus as White House Chief of Staff John Kelly Replaces Preibus as White House Chief of Staff
- July 30, 2017

Trump , who announced the move on Twitter , did not say whether he fired Priebus or he resigned . "When you go through thick and thin together, you get to know people really well, and he's a good man, and I was honored to be able to serve him". (more...)
Here's video of John McCain voting the deciding 'no' on Obamacare repeal Here's video of John McCain voting the deciding 'no' on Obamacare repeal
- July 30, 2017

Capitol. The fear was that the House would end up passing the "skinny bill" rather than a more comprehensive effort. However, the Senate has been failing to pass the Republicans' proposals in recent days. So on Thursday, McConnell and the Republicans were trying to come up with a lowest-common-denominator bill that would be a ticket to a conference, most likely in September. (more...)
West Nile detected in Lynn West Nile detected in Lynn
- July 30, 2017

Last week, the virus was detected in a pool of mosquitoes in Boulder County after a trap was set in the northern portion of the Waneka Reservoir near Waneka Lake Park in Lafayette. DNREC has been using this method to keep track of West Nile Virus since 2002. Wear long-sleeved shirts, pants, shoes and socks. It has been recommended in the past that to avoid mosquito bites you should avoid being outdoors during Dusk and Dawn (the 4 Ds ). (more...)
Anthony "The Mooch" Scaramucci Heading To Divorce Court
- July 30, 2017

The former Republican National Committee chairman faced a hard task from the outset as he attempted to wrangle a hodgepodge of rival staff factions divided by ideology and allegiance, his influence supplanted by several other top advisers - including the President's own kin - who reported directly to Trump and not to the chief of staff. (more...)
Russian Federation 'still ready' to cooperate with US: Lavrov Russian Federation 'still ready' to cooperate with US: Lavrov
- July 30, 2017

Thirty-five Russian diplomats were expelled from the United States in December under sanctions imposed by President Barack Obama in response to Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. "( The Russians) have taken Trump's measure and while they are willing to exploit his goofy fixation on Putin and naive sense you can do deals with someone like Putin. (more...)
Moscow cuts USA diplomatic staff in response to sanctions
- July 30, 2017

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters late Thursday that the President would review the sanctions bill. Meanwhile, several Republican lawmakers suggested that #Donald Trump has all the reasons to sign the sanctions legislation following North Korea's recent nuclear test. (more...)
US Senate rejects ObamaCare repeal bid, Trump tweets regret US Senate rejects ObamaCare repeal bid, Trump tweets regret
- July 30, 2017

The language used by McCain in 2017 is eerily similar to what he said to Obama in 2010. "We should not make the mistakes of the past that has led to Obamacare's collapse, including in my home state of Arizona where premiums are skyrocketing and health care providers are fleeing the marketplace", McCain said . (more...)
Funeral arrangements set for Southport lieutenant killed in the line of duty Funeral arrangements set for Southport lieutenant killed in the line of duty
- July 30, 2017

Homecroft Police Department officers who rushed to the scene were firing back at the vehicle Brown was in as the good Samaritans were rushing toward the auto. While the Southport police officer was being shot, other drivers were pulling over to help with what they believed was merely a bad vehicle crash and not a murder scene. (more...)
San Francisco Republican reacts to President Trump's transgender military ban
- July 30, 2017

Replacing them transgender troops would likely be far more costly. Russell, a retired Army officer who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, said service members undergoing these medical procedures often aren't ready to deploy. It is also turns out that Trump's claim that the policy is based on recommendations of the military may be an outright lie . Sala said he knew how it felt to serve the country, in some cases doing a better job than other service members, and then be rejected. (more...)
Iran claims launch of satellite-carrying rocket into space Iran claims launch of satellite-carrying rocket into space
- July 30, 2017

He says the USA will continue countering Iran's ballistic missile program including Thursday's "provocative space launch ". Ghasemi, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman, said the country's military and missile development were domestic issues that no country had a right to intervene in. (more...)
Trump blasts Senate rules in morning tweets Trump blasts Senate rules in morning tweets
- July 30, 2017

President Trump tweeted that the three Republicans and 48 Democrats "let the American people down". "From the beginning, I have believed that Obamacare should be repealed and replaced with a solution that increases competition, lowers costs, and improves care for the American people". (more...)
Senate's New Sanctions On Russia Puts Trump In Corner
- July 30, 2017

The new sanctions come as the White House grapples with several ongoing probes into ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, which the President has blasted as unnecessary. The sanctions measure has already passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 419-3. "The President and the administration support sanctions against Russia, Iran, and North Korea". (more...)
Russia's response to US sanctions to hinge on final bill text -Putin Russia's response to US sanctions to hinge on final bill text -Putin
- July 30, 2017

The sanctions have yet to be approved by the Senate or Trump, and a top White House aide said on Thursday that Trump could veto the legislation in order to push for a tougher deal. "And now these sanctions - they are also absolutely unlawful from the point of view of worldwide law". He dismissed Congressional investigations into Russia's alleged meddling in last year's US presidential election, calling them a symptom of growing anti-Russian hysteria in the United States and a result of USA ... (more...)
Pakistan SC disqualifies Nawaz Sharif for life Pakistan SC disqualifies Nawaz Sharif for life
- July 30, 2017

The announcement charts a way forward for Pakistan after the Supreme Court deposed Sharif Friday following an investigation into corruption allegations against him and his family. The bench said the Prime Minister, who has denied any wrongdoing, had been dishonest to Parliament and the judiciary and could not be deemed fit to hold office. (more...)
White House Chief Of Staff Reince Priebus Gone! White House Chief Of Staff Reince Priebus Gone!
- July 30, 2017

Reince Priebus is out as White House Chief of Staff and a Boston native has been named in his place. " John Kelly is a great American". Kelly, a four-star US Marine Corps general, was previously employed as the secretary of homeland security before retiring a year ago. (more...)
Everything you need to know as Russian Federation retaliates over U.S. sanctions bill
- July 30, 2017

Charlie D'Agata reports. Mr Trump has repeatedly denied the existence of any Russian involvement in the election to help his campaign. " Washington still failed to understand that means of pressure and strain do not work with Russian Federation, and certainly sanctions can not bring improvement of relations", the statement of the press service said . (more...)
Why Anthony Scaramucci Is The Perfect Donald Trump Surrogate Why Anthony Scaramucci Is The Perfect Donald Trump Surrogate
- July 30, 2017

His exit appeared inevitable when Trump did not intervene as his new communications director Anthony Scaramucci publicly described Priebus as a "paranoid schizophrenic ". The fact that Priebus is the one who is out certainly lends credence to the idea that the NY contingent, which believes in letting Trump be Trump, is ascendant in the White House . (more...)