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by | July 31, 2017 | 00:53

It was an encapsulation, in less than 60 hours, of how often he goes from friend to foe. Trump has also complained that three Republican senators voted with Democrats to block the way. "We told our constituents we would vote that way". The Senate's Democratic leader, Chuck Schumer of NY, cautioned such a step, saying it would make health care more expensive.

by | July 31, 2017 | 00:55

The mission came a day after North Korea test-fired its second ICBM, with experts saying Pyongyang now has the ability to hit major USA cities. Citing a U.S. But many analysts have been surprised by how quickly leader Kim Jong Un has developed North Korea's nuclear and missile programs despite several rounds of U.N.

by | July 31, 2017 | 00:56

Russia's Foreign Ministry on Friday said it is ordering the U.S. Embassy in Russian Federation to reduce the number of its diplomats by September 1. President Vladimir Putin warned yesterday that Russian Federation would have to retaliate against what he called boorish United States behaviour, and Dmitry Peskov, his spokesman, told reporters today that the Senate vote was the last straw.

by | July 31, 2017 | 00:54

New U.S. sanctions were in part a response to conclusions by U.S. intelligence agencies that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, and to further punish Russian Federation for its annexation of Crimea in 2014.

by | July 31, 2017 | 00:47

High temperatures will be in the lower 80s. Highs will be back into the mid 80s. Storm chances start to move in on Thursday with scattered showers likely by Friday . Lows will be cool, especially up north, where some communities will fall into the 40s. It is going to feel great on Sunday morning with temperatures in the 60s for a change.

by | July 31, 2017 | 00:46

Nevertheless, the Russian leader stressed, Russia and the United States have sphere where cooperation is very important. US President Trump has often indicated that he wants to improve Washington-Moscow ties, but in his interview Sunday, President Putin suggested that it was unlikely to happen any time "soon".

by | July 31, 2017 | 00:40

Nawaz Sharif , removed from office by Pakistan's Supreme Court , said Saturday he has selected his brother to be the nation's next prime minister. He added that the Supreme Court's verdict disqualifying Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his subsequent resignation were a a victory achieved through hard work and patience.

by | July 31, 2017 | 00:35

The court did not accept Azaria's claim that he acted on the perception that the terrorist still posed a lethal danger. With Sunday's decision, Azaria's 18-month sentence remains in place. Sharif, 21, was one of two men accused of stabbing another Israeli soldier in the West Bank city of Hebron in March 2016. Autopsy reports showed that the shots by Azaria killed Sharif.

by | July 31, 2017 | 00:36

Qatar's foreign minister on Thursday accused Arab states of violating worldwide law in their boycott of the country and described the United Nations as the "right place" for Doha to seek options to overcome measures imposed against it. In June, the four Gulf States cut off diplomatic relations with Doha, accusing it of supporting terrorism and meddling in their internal affairs. For its part, Qatar has strongly denied the charges, while rejecting the the quartet's demands, citing it would ...

by | July 31, 2017 | 00:32

On Wednesday a vote simply to repeal Obamacare with no replacement legislation also failed due to seven GOP defections. Scaramucci cast the current deliberations in Congress on repealing Obamacare as incremental steps on health care. "Unless the Republican Senators are total quitters, Repeal & Replace is not dead!" In addition, the bill would make it much easier for states to waive federal requirements that health insurance plans provide consumers with a minimum set of benefits like ...

by | July 31, 2017 | 00:31

There has been longstanding staff rivalry between veterans who signed up early for Trump's presidential campaign and Republican National Committee officials brought in for the fall race against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. No formal announcement has been made about whether or not Priebus resigned or was sacked from the position. Scaramucci in subsequent television interviews said he wasn't sure if his spat with Priebus over leaks "is reparable or not, that will be up to the president".

by | July 31, 2017 | 00:28

Trump has privately expressed frustration over Congress' ability to limit or override the power of the White House on national security matters, saying that it is complicating efforts to coordinate with allies - particularly those in Europe that have taken a different approach to sanctions.

by | July 31, 2017 | 00:30

Two other mayors Duterte mentioned in his so-called " drug list " were killed past year. "Every time he would arrest illegal drug suspects, he was repeatedly saying that he is getting closer to the head and he would tag the Parojinog family", he added.

by | July 31, 2017 | 00:28

The target missile, air-launched by an Air Force C-17, was detected, tracked and intercepted by a THAAD battery at Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska in Kodiak, an MDA statement said. THAAD's deployment to North Korea has angered China and Russian Federation, who think the system's powerful radar could be used to gather data on their territories.

by | July 31, 2017 | 00:24

DHS spokesman David Lapan said that as of midnight Wednesday, the 180 airlines flying to USA destinations, including United States carriers, and 280 airports that have direct flights to the U.S., had all implemented the first phase of tough new security protocols announced by USA authorities on June 28.

by | July 31, 2017 | 00:20

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by | July 30, 2017 | 05:11

Reports of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election have put a damper on hopes for better ties that the Kremlin pinned on Trump's presidency. If the U.S. pushes back in ways that put Moscow on edge, for instance, by arming Ukrainian rebels with lethal weapons, a prospect the Trump administration is considering, "there will be a very strong reaction and it will be asymmetric, a reaction in areas where we're most vulnerable", Beebe said.

by | July 30, 2017 | 04:59

Trump repeatedly insisted during his election campaign that he wanted to boost ties with Russian Federation, sparking hope in the Kremlin for an improvement. A spokesman for the European Commission said Friday that European officials will be watching the USA effort closely, vowing to "remain vigilant". Trump can impose new sanctions at any time through an executive order.

by | July 30, 2017 | 04:59

The news came at the end of a tumultuous week of White House infighting, notably pitting incoming communications director Anthony Scaramucci against Priebus . A Marine, Kelly served in the military for almost five decades and served in positions including chief of Southern Command and senior assistant to the secretary of defence, CNN reported.

by | July 30, 2017 | 04:59

Signing the measure would dilute his power. "This all runs counter to the principles of global law". The sanctions have been proposed over Russia's alleged meddling in the US 2016 presidential election, which saw US President Donald Trump winning the presidency.

by | July 30, 2017 | 04:56

Officials said Taliban fighters briefly took over the checkpoint but that it was retaken by Afghan security forces early on July 29. Ghori said a search and clearing operation was underway in the district following the end of the gunfight.

by | July 30, 2017 | 04:45

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by | July 30, 2017 | 04:46

Germany warned it would not accept sanctions that targeted companies involved with Russia's energy sector. The ministry said it is ordering the U.S. This bill came although Trump administration officials had called on lawmakers to grant "flexibility" to the White House in dealing with Russian Federation.

by | July 30, 2017 | 04:25

Speaking on Thursday before the vote in Senate, White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that while the Trump administration "supports sanctions" against Russia , Iran and the DPRK, the White House would make a decision after seeing the contents of the final bill.

by | July 30, 2017 | 04:00

Along with Amit Shah , current Rajya Sabha member Smriti Irani will also contest Rajya Sabha election from Gujarat. The latter may be moved to Defence, now being handled as an additional responsibility by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley .