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British government divided on free movement after Brexit British government divided on free movement after Brexit
- July 31, 2017

Allowing free movement of people after Britain leaves the European Union would not "keep faith" with the Brexit vote, the global trade secretary said, underling divisions in the government over the issue. An ally of British foreign minister Boris Johnson also came out against Hammond's plan on Sunday. "I'll be very clear about that", Lewis said. Mr Johnson has yet to comment publicly on Mr Hammond's transitional plans. (more...)
Our Statement on the Failure of the US Senate Health Care Bill Our Statement on the Failure of the US Senate Health Care Bill
- July 31, 2017

In an article in Health Affairs , the authors examined national survey data of US adults ages 18-64, collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to determine the impact of the ACA on socioeconomic disparities in insurance coverage. (more...)
Collins And Murkowski Receive Thanks From Constituents For Health Care Stance Collins And Murkowski Receive Thanks From Constituents For Health Care Stance
- July 31, 2017

The health care bill is just one of many moments of drama in the last week. Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway said on Fox News Sunday that the president will decide this week whether to unilaterally kill off cost-sharing reduction payments, which assist low income Americans to afford out-of-pockets costs for medical care. (more...)
US Senate approves new sanctions against Russian Federation US Senate approves new sanctions against Russian Federation
- July 31, 2017

Tefft referred to Moscow's decision to reduce the number of USA diplomats in Russian Federation to 455 by September 1, as well as the suspension of the use of all storage facilities by the United States embassy as of August 1. "I would guess that he (Trump) will sign it". When asked about Russian-U.S relations and the probe into possible collusion between President Donald Trump's associates and Russian officials in the 2016 US election, Putin downplayed the issue. (more...)
Anthony Scaramucci's wife denies to divorce
- July 31, 2017

Ball reportedly gave birth to their son earlier this week, on July 24, while Scaramucci was at the Boy Scouts Jamboree in West Virginia, with President Trump . Arthur Schwartz, the representative of Scaramucci , said there was no third party in the separation which actually occurred five or six months ago. (more...)
Estonian PM meets with US VP on EU-US cooperation Estonian PM meets with US VP on EU-US cooperation
- July 31, 2017

The U.S. military displayed Patriot missiles in Lithuania earlier this month after having used them in an exercise there. Russian president Vladimir Putin said Russia will expel 755 USA diplomatic staff and could consider imposing additional measures against the United States as a response to the new sanctions. (more...)
Kyle Busch and Truex to renew rivalry from front row
- July 31, 2017

But with Truex first and lined up on the inside and Busch second and on the outside, the two collided on a restart with 49 laps remaining. The first lap was eventful with a wreck involving eight cars, triggered by a spin in Turn 3 by the No. (more...)
Russian Federation derides Rex Tillerson statement on sanctions Russian Federation derides Rex Tillerson statement on sanctions
- July 31, 2017

On Thursday, the US Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill to toughen sanctions on Russian Federation for allegedly meddling in the 2016 US presidential election and for its annexation of Crimea in 2014. The White House had no immediate comment. "We have received the Russian government notification", a State Department official said on condition of anonymity. (more...)
Putin expels 755 USA diplomats from Russian Federation
- July 31, 2017

The new sanctions against Russian Federation were overwhelmingly approved by Congress earlier this week, with a veto-proof majority. President Vladimir Putin initially held off from retaliating, saying he would wait to see how Trump reacted after he came into the White House . (more...)
Putin orders cut of 755 personnel at U.S. missions Putin orders cut of 755 personnel at U.S. missions
- July 31, 2017

The ministry is also suspending the U.S. Embassy's use of two sites - a storage facility and a dacha on an island in the Moscow River. Moscow and Washington have been embroiled in a diplomatic stalemate since the Obama administration seized two Russian diplomatic compounds and expelled 35 Russian diplomats near the end of 2016. (more...)
Putin slashing number of USA diplomats in Russian Federation by 755 people
- July 31, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly denied that Russia hacked into the 2016 election - a charge that Ryabkov also denied. But rejecting it could lead to an embarrassing veto override, as the bill cleared both chambers by wide margins, and lead to criticism that he's seeking to protect Russian Federation. (more...)
International Tiger Day 2017 observed International Tiger Day 2017 observed
- July 31, 2017

Now our aim is to increase the tiger population by breeding. But they now know that breeding tiger populations occur in just eight of those countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Thailand and Russian Federation. (more...)
Vladimir Putin demands 755 United States diplomatic staff must leave Russian Federation Vladimir Putin demands 755 United States diplomatic staff must leave Russian Federation
- July 31, 2017

Moscow ordered the US to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff and said it would seize two US diplomatic properties after the US House of Representatives and the Senate approved new sanctions on Russian Federation. The bill underwent revisions to address concerns voiced by American oil and natural gas companies that sanctions specific to Russia's energy sector could backfire on them to Moscow's benefit. (more...)
Trump's chief of staff in tight spot Trump's chief of staff in tight spot
- July 31, 2017

Those questions escalated this week with the arrival of Trump's new communications director, who was hired over Priebus's objections and has made it clear that he reports directly to the president. Here's everything you need to know about Kelly. Republican Lindsey Graham of SC, a frequent Trump critic, welcomed Kelly as "one of the strongest and most natural leaders I've ever known". (more...)
United States says 180 airlines implement enhanced security measures United States says 180 airlines implement enhanced security measures
- July 31, 2017

A temporary ban on large electronics in carry-on luggage on flights to the US from eight countries announced in March came after an explosive destroyed an airplane during a test, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Wednesday. After a four month ban, game developers and other professionals traveling to the US from a number of Middle-Eastern countries will once again have access to their electronics for the duration of their global flight. (more...)
Mulvaney: No Other Votes Until Senate Votes Again on Healthcare Mulvaney: No Other Votes Until Senate Votes Again on Healthcare
- July 31, 2017

But that effort crashed in the Senate most recently early Friday - prompting McConnell to declare it's time to focus on other policy matters. The Senate's latest attempt to repeal and replace ObamaCare failed last week when three GOP senators - John McCain of Arizona, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME - voted against the measure. (more...)
Russian Federation vows further retaliation if U.S. advances sanctions
- July 31, 2017

It is still too soon to tell how serious the U.S. Strains in relations between Russian Federation and the United States started in 2014, after Crimea's reunification with Russian Federation. Russia's Foreign Ministry ordered a reduction in the number of United States embassy and consulate staff to 455 by September 1. Paris had previously termed the United States bill "illegal" in worldwide law, while Berlin had warned its businesses, particularly a controversial pipeline project between ... (more...)
Russian Federation orders United States to cut diplomatic staff, seizes two properties over sanctions Russian Federation orders United States to cut diplomatic staff, seizes two properties over sanctions
- July 30, 2017

Russian Federation on Friday ordered a reduction in the number of USA diplomats allowed in Russian Federation and said it was closing down a US recreational retreat in response to the USA approval of a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russian Federation. (more...)
Embattled Trump replaces chief of staff Embattled Trump replaces chief of staff
- July 30, 2017

President Donald Trump named Kelly as his new Chief of Staff on July 28, ousting Reince Priebus. 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...)
Russian Federation to seize USA properties in retaliation over sanctions Russian Federation to seize USA properties in retaliation over sanctions
- July 30, 2017

The US Senate voted nearly unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on Russian Federation, forcing Trump to choose between a tough position on Moscow and effectively dashing his stated hopes for warmer ties with the country or to veto the bill amid investigations in possible collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation. (more...)
Dog helps rescue two Utah girls after they were struck by lightning Dog helps rescue two Utah girls after they were struck by lightning
- July 30, 2017

Two girls were seriously injured Friday after being struck by lightning , according the Beaver County Sheriff's Office. As the girls were heading back to the ATV, they were struck by lightning . Bret Hutchings flew the two girls to the Beaver Valley Hospital, from where they were then airlifted to Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake City, 200 miles away from their camping location. (more...)
Donald Trump Is Being Accused of Endorsing Police Brutality Donald Trump Is Being Accused of Endorsing Police Brutality
- July 30, 2017

During the speech at Suffolk County Community College, Trump encouraged officers to be more violent with criminal suspects. "Please don't be too nice", Trump said to an auditorium full of police officers when placing "thugs into the back of a paddy wagon". (more...)
Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in US
- July 30, 2017

Russian Federation was speaking after the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted to impose new sanctions on Moscow and to force President Donald Trump to obtain lawmakers' permission before easing any sanctions on Russian Federation. (more...)
Arabs riot in Jaffa after suspect shot by police Arabs riot in Jaffa after suspect shot by police
- July 30, 2017

Police began chasing after them، and eventually shot at them in an attempt to get them to stop، injuring two in the process. They were rushed to the hospital, where one of them was pronounced dead. Police nearby gave chase leading to the fatal shooting. After a police chase in Jaffa ends with one suspect dead، Arab residents protest، burning tires، smashing police vehicle windshield and chanting against police brutality; 'The policemen have no right to shoot at people. (more...)
Honolulu bans texting in crosswalks Honolulu bans texting in crosswalks
- July 30, 2017

He said students foresaw a flawless storm: "What if the person that is driving ... is looking a their phone and the pedestrian crossing the street is also doing the same thing?" Caldwell said the ordinance, which he said is believed to be the first of its type in the nation, was needed due to Honolulu having the "unfortunate distinction of Honolulu being a major city with more pedestrians being hit in crosswalks, particularly our seniors, than nearly any other city in the country". (more...)