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Global News Putin discusses de-escalation zones in Syria, relations with U.S. with Security Council
Author: 0 Putin discusses de-escalation zones in Syria, relations with U.S. with Security Council

The House of Representatives voted by 419 votes to three on Tuesday to pass the new sanctions bill, which targets Russian Federation as well as North Korea and Iran. "This practice is unacceptable, it destroys global relations and worldwide law", he said. "Because this is an obvious attempt to use geopolitical advantages in competition to pursue its economic interests at the expense of its allies", Putin said, apparently referring to the EU's concerns over the newly proposed USA sanctions on ...

Author: 0 Trump could seek 'tougher' Russian Federation sanctions; Putin threatens retaliation

President Trump said Friday night he would sign the sanctions legislation because Congress was responsive to his input on the bill. It is the first major foreign policy legislation approved by Congress under Mr Trump, who has struggled to advance his domestic agenda despite Republicans controlling the Senate and House of Representatives.

Author: 0 Barcelona star finally speaks on his situation after arriving late for event

There were no opportunities to ask Neymar about the PSG speculation or shed light on the spat with Semedo, which saw Neymar storm off the training pitch. The Brazilian had to be physically restrained after he clashed with new boy Nelson Semedo and now he has spoke for the first time since the incident.

Global News An Embattled White House Gets a General
Author: 0 An Embattled White House Gets a General

President Trump announced on Twitter this afternoon that Reince Priebus is out as his Chief of Staff . Mr Mattis, the retired Marine general nicknamed "Mad Dog", was on vacation when Mr Trump announced a major policy change on Twitter - that transgender individuals would no longer be allowed to serve in the U.S.

Global News US Senator John McCain returning to Arizona to begin cancer treatment
Author: 0 US Senator John McCain returning to Arizona to begin cancer treatment

Three GOP senators had already announced they wouldn't support repeal-only. As McCain contends with brain cancer , it is apparent that he, like fellow congressman, have the best of health care coverage in the country. Senate chamber Tuesday, just days after the disclosure of his brain cancer. So what does this mean for the future of health care? Two of the votes, Senator Susan Collins of ME and Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, were known "no's" and had held strong through multiple ...

Global News US Senate rejects Obamacare repeal bill
Author: 0 US Senate rejects Obamacare repeal bill

Premiums would jump 20% next year, compared to current law. Schumer said it isn't fair to blame McConnell for the failure of repeal. One provision that had been restored after the parliamentarian initially struck it was an attempt to defund Planned Parenthood for a year.

Global News Husband charged with murdering wife aboard cruise ship off Juneau
Author: 0 Husband charged with murdering wife aboard cruise ship off Juneau

The man asked Mr Manzanares what happened, and the suspect said, " She would not stop laughing at me ", according to an Federal Bureau of Investigation criminal complaint. Conversations are now underway to offer passengers compensation for lost time , such as providing credits for shore excursions, Princess Cruises spokeswoman Negin Kamali said.

Global News Lavrov says Moscow had to react to United States sanctions
Author: 0 Lavrov says Moscow had to react to United States sanctions

Meanwhile, a Japanese government official says the Abe administration is planning to introduce unilateral sanctions of its own against North Korea. Trump now faces an even tougher decision. A former US government official was sceptical the White House wanted to strengthen the bill . But allegations from the USA intelligence community that Putin interfered in the United States elections to get Trump elected have made any concessions to Trump politically toxic.

Author: 0 Trump names new chief of staff, replacing Reince Priebus

The move came a day after his new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci , accused Mr Priebus of leaking information to reporters in a profanity-laced tirade. President Donald Trump speaks in the rain at the airport about Reince Priebus after arriving back to Washington . She previously served as communications director and spokeswoman for the California Republican Party, the Colorado Recalls and Prop.

Global News Stokes cuts loose for England as Philander ill again
Author: 0 Stokes cuts loose for England as Philander ill again

England captain Joe Root confirmed that seamer Roland-Jones will get his chance and Steve Finn has been called up as cover for Wood. After Malan was dismissed England's painful accumulation of a further 51 runs in the night in the 28 overs the weather allowed showed how well South Africa bowled and how hard the going.

Global News Pakistan gets new PM, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to be interim Prime Minister
Author: 0 Pakistan gets new PM, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to be interim Prime Minister

Shehbaz will then have to get elected from the seat left vacant by the elder Sharif and an interim Prime Minister will have to be elected until Shehbaz enters the National Assembly . Shehbaz will have to forego his seat in the Punjab Assembly, and a new Chief Minister of the province will need to be chosen. It should be recalled that Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Chairman when Pervez Musharraf ousted Nawaz Sharif in 1999.

Global News Iran Guards report new incident with US Navy in Gulf
Author: 0 Iran Guards report new incident with US Navy in Gulf

The latest incident comes after the US Congress approved new sanctions against Iran. " With only a few days since a provocative move in the northern end of the Persian Gulf in which the US Navy ships fired warning shots at an Iranian vessel, the American warships have once again taken the same action in the middle of the Persian Gulf ", the IRGC said in a statement.

Global News After SP MLCs resign, Akhilesh calls it 'political corruption'
Author: 0 After SP MLCs resign, Akhilesh calls it 'political corruption'

Bukkal Nawab the founder president of Rashtriya Shia Samaj had been with SP since 1992. Alleging a conspiracy, Akhilesh Yadav accused the BJP of indulging in political corruption from "Bihar to UP". There were also reports that another SP MLC Madhukar Jaitly also wanted to quit but after talking to Shivpal Singh Yadav, he did not tender his resignation.

Global News Putin Derides 'Illegal' Sanctions Bill - But Says He's Waiting On Final Version
Author: 0 Putin Derides 'Illegal' Sanctions Bill - But Says He's Waiting On Final Version

But in a statement late Friday, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump had "reviewed the final version and, based on its responsiveness to his negotiations, approves the bill and intends to sign it". "I don't think they are going to walk away from that just yet", said McFaul. Mr Trump denies any collusion between his campaign and Moscow . Putin said the sanctions were illegal under global law and violated the rules of the World Trade Organisation, which Russian Federation ...

Global News Hambantota Port Agreement To Be Signed Tomorrow PM
Author: 0 Hambantota Port Agreement To Be Signed Tomorrow PM

Under the proposal, a state-run Chinese company will have a 99-year lease on the port and about 15,000 acres nearby for an industrial zone, BBC reported. China now has its control over a number of ports including in countries like Sri Lanka and Pakistan. Hu Jianhua, the executive vice president of the ChinaMerchants Port said the port facilities belong to the citizens of Sri Lanka but will be a key part of China's massive One Belt One Road initiative to build trade and transport links across ...

Global News Protesters clash with police over death of Rashan Charles
Author: 0 Protesters clash with police over death of Rashan Charles

Later in the evening, police tweeted an image of a damaged police auto and said their officers had suffered "abuse and violence". He then tried to swallow an object but died later in hospital , the force added. Charles' relatives said any such actions risk detracting from its "co-operative engagement" with the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC), the watchdog investigating his death.

Global News Ride Safety at the Troy Fair
Author: 0 Ride Safety at the Troy Fair

North American Midway Entertainment, the company that provides attractions to the CNE, said in a statement that the Fire Ball ride has been closed until further notice as a precaution until further notice. Riders on the Fire Ball are swung back and forth in the air as if they're on a pendulum. The rides are also inspected on a daily basis throughout the 18-day event, and are inspected by third-party safety engineers, the statement said.

Author: 0 AIADA cheers lawmakers for halting border adjustment tax

They said they expect legislation to move through relevant congressional committees "this fall". The five-paragraph statement broadly outlined a vision to implement tax policies that lead to economic growth and job creation. "By removing this costly element of reform, the way has been cleared for swift action on a middle-class tax cut that will put more money in the wallets of the American taxpayer", NRF president and CEO Matthew Shay said.

Global News Donald Trump sacks Reince Priebus as chief of staff
Author: 0 Donald Trump sacks Reince Priebus as chief of staff

Former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus said he was "doing great" and dispelled rumors that he resigned under pressure after an extraordinary week in the Oval Office. But there were signs that Priebus was, at times, out of the loop, like when Trump chose to hire Scaramucci. On Wednesday, Politico published a story that the reporter later said was based not on a leak but on Scaramucci's publicly available financial disclosure form at the Export-Import Bank.

Author: 0 New sanctions: Putin promised a response to the"insolence" american

Putin angrily responded to the passage of the sanctions by expelling dozens of USA diplomats and seizing embassy property elsewhere in Russian Federation. "This is the rationale and the standard for our European sanctions, no more, but not less", he said. The bill, if approved, threatens to further derail U.S.

Global News United States diplomats given one month to leave Russian Federation after more sanctions imposed
Author: 0 United States diplomats given one month to leave Russian Federation after more sanctions imposed

The Russian Foreign Ministry said it was also seizing a Moscow dacha compound used by U.S. diplomats for recreation, from August 1, as well as a U.S. diplomatic warehouse in Moscow. According to a statement late Friday, Trump " read early drafts of the bill " and after negotiating " critical elements ", has reviewed the final version approved almost unanimously by Congress.

Author: 0 Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At US Diplomatic Corps

A White House official said the bill would be reviewed, "but we strongly support sanctions against all three countries". The United States will be forced to cut hundreds of its embassy staff in Russian Federation, the Interfax news agency quoted a source as saying, after Moscow retaliated on Friday for what it said were proposed illegal US sanctions against it.

Global News Putin regrets deteriorating US-Russia ties, blames 'anti-Russia hysteria'
Author: 0 Putin regrets deteriorating US-Russia ties, blames 'anti-Russia hysteria'

It puts Congress on a collision course with President Trump over Russian Federation. Russia's move against United States diplomats is delayed payback for an Obama administration decision in December to expel Russian envoys and seize their holiday compounds, a response to Moscow's interference in the presidential election campaign.

Global News Trump intends to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill: White House
Author: 0 Trump intends to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill: White House

The ministry also said it would seize a Moscow warehouse and a country home in the suburb of Serebryany Bor that are used by the US embassy. Trump had campaigned on a promise to improve ties with Russian Federation. The White House says Trump supports sanctions on the three countries in question and will review the legislation. "Not only are the Democrats to a man and woman against any form of improving ties because they are angry about Russia's election interference, but a lot of ...

Global News Gujarat Congress flies over 40 MLAs to Bengaluru
Author: 0 Gujarat Congress flies over 40 MLAs to Bengaluru

Shah and Union minister Smriti Irani have entered the fray as the BJP candidates for the Rajya Sabha polls. In the 182-member Gujarat Assembly, 57 were Congress members, until the MLA exodus began on Thursday, reducing the party's strength to 51.

Global News School Funding Special Session Keeps Legislators & Gov. At Odds
Author: 0 School Funding Special Session Keeps Legislators & Gov. At Odds

Some Illinois school superintendents are urging the governor to sign the education funding bill as presented. "This is a governor who has not been interested in governing, he's not been interested in doing his job and when he decides to do his job the state will be better off for it, and he will be a better governor for it".

Author: 0 Russian Federation orders cut in U.S. diplomats in reaction to sanctions

Russia's foreign ministry on Friday announced counter measures in response to tough new sanctions proposed by the United States, ordering Washington to reduce its diplomatic staff. Before President Barack Obama left office, he ordered the seizure of two Russian diplomatic compounds and expelled 35 of its diplomats in response to alleged election interference, a claim that Moscow has consistently denied.

Global News Scaramucci upends White House balance of power
Author: 0 Scaramucci upends White House balance of power

He said he had no interest in seeking media attention for himself, taking aim at another senior staffer, the president's political strategist Steve Bannon . But the personal financial information that he said someone had "leaked" about him had simply been obtained through a public records request. We'll see where this goes.

Global News Trump to Sign Bill Imposing New Sanctions on Russia, White House Says
Author: 0 Trump to Sign Bill Imposing New Sanctions on Russia, White House Says

It has also stopped USA diplomats from using a summer house and storage facilities in Moscow. The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs expects the bill to become law, pending approval from US President Donald Trump . "Over the past 40 years, the Iranians have faced numerous pressures, sanctions and accusations by the USA politicians and their propaganda machine". "At a certain moment we will have to respond", he said .

Global News US, South Korea respond to North with 'training event' barrage of missiles
Author: 0 US, South Korea respond to North with 'training event' barrage of missiles

The latest missile test is the 14th test carried out by North Korea in 2017. The department assessed that the missile was launched from the Mup'yong-ni arms plant in North Korea's northern Chagang province, and travelled about 620 miles before its reentry vehicle splashed down into the Sea of Japan, which sits between Japan and the Korean Peninsula.

Global News Ohio State Fair re-opening kiddie, other
Author: 0 Ohio State Fair re-opening kiddie, other "low-impact" rides

A piece on one of the carts "snapped off and the riders came out of the cart", she said. It's unclear if structural flaws contributed to the deadly incident , but the calls reveal at least two people were stuck inside of the ride and had to be retrieved using "extrication equipment".

Global News Opposition lauds move to give IIMs more autonomy
Author: 0 Opposition lauds move to give IIMs more autonomy

The Bill declares 20 existing IIMs Institutions of National Importance. As per the provisions of the Bill, the Board of Governors will be the executive body of each IIM comprising 19 members; 17 of them will be nominated members from a pool of eminent persons, faculty members and alumni, while the rest two other members will be government nominees from the Union and State governments.