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Global News New order at WH front and center as Kelly takes helm
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Bush. With near-unanimous, veto-proof bipartisan majorities, Congress passed legislation curtailing Trump's power to lift sanctions against Russian Federation, a measure the president had to swallow and agree to sign. Southern Command and senior military assistant to the defense secretary during his 45 years in the military. That gives hope to some. The US president on Friday announced via Twitter that he had picked Kelly to replace outgoing chief of staff Reince Priebus, rumoured for weeks ...

Global News Putin says US will have to shed 755 from diplomatic staff
Author: 0 Putin says US will have to shed 755 from diplomatic staff

Referring to the massive embassy staff cut, Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Monday said it would be up to Washington to choose the employees who will be among those removed in the US embassy in Russian Federation. In December, President Barack Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats and shuttered two Russian diplomatic country estates in Maryland and on Long Island.

Global News United States vice president Pence starts Baltic tour in Estonia
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Local analysts expect Pence to offer Estonians what they want to hear, that "the USA is a good loyal ally and that they appreciate Baltic sacrifices including their two percent of GDP spending on defence and their participation in military operations in Afghanistan", according to Tallinn University global relations specialist Matthew Crandall, as quoted by public television ERR.

Global News Putin Orders Reduction Of US Diplomatic Staff In Russia
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The new legislation will effectively tie the President's hands when it comes to lifting sanctions . This bill came although Trump administration officials had called on lawmakers to grant "flexibility" to the White House in dealing with Russian Federation.

Global News Juvenile parole hearings draw mixed reviews in MA
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In other states, dozens of offenders have been resentenced and some paroled, but Tennessee so far is not offering resentencing to its 13 juvenile life-without-parole inmates. Virginia abolished parole for people who committed their crimes after 1995, and capital murder offenders aren't eligible for "geriatric release", which makes older inmates eligible for freedom.

Global News Temperatures to remain around normal today
Author: 0 Temperatures to remain around normal today

Winds will start from the southeast at 12 miles per hour and will stay around 12-14 miles per hour all day, but by evening, the storms will come from the south. Thursday brings more cloud cover, but it won't be a bad day. Scattered rain showers are possible overnight. Partly sunny with a high near 84. Tuesday through Thursday , the weather service expects high pressure to push eastward as we endure a period of mostly quiet weather.

Global News Income tax filing: Don't forget to check these interest incomes
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In fact, when you are earning income, reporting of income and filing of taxes are inevitable. You will need your Form 16 and Form 26AS which summarises amount paid against the PAN number. It is the last important step which you can not ignore. We take you through the income tax filing process in four simple steps. The tax slabs might change any year.

Global News Seoul, Washington to talk over missile limits
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Security Council", Abe told reporters at his office after Japanese officials spoke to counterparts in Washington and Seoul. North Korea's state media cited Kim as claiming he could now strike the entire continental U.S. If the missile were fired on a flatter, standard trajectory, it would have major USA cities like Los Angeles , Denver and Chicago well within its range, with possibly the ability to reach as far as NY and Boston.

Global News Islamic State claims responsibility for attack near Iraqi embassy in Kabul
Author: 0 Islamic State claims responsibility for attack near Iraqi embassy in Kabul

Security forces rapidly descended on the area and the sirens of ambulances rushing to the scene could also be heard. A column of smoke rose from the blast site. The attack, which was claimed by Daesh, sparked angry protests against the government's failure to ensure security in the heart of the capital. The US is considering whether to send thousands more troops to help the beleaguered Afghan forces as the war-weary country is gripped by increasing insecurity.

Global News Trudeau to visit BC for Red Cross wildfire fundraiser
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The community had been on evacuation alert since July 14. A total of 41,600 are affected by either evacuation orders or alerts across the central and north central areas of the province. The B.C. Wildfire Service has confirmed it is fighting a 0.2-hectare wildfire near Naramata. On Saturday, the evacuation alert was lifted for 100 Mile House.

Global News Six policemen, 20 Gorkhaland activists injured in fresh violence
Author: 0 Six policemen, 20 Gorkhaland activists injured in fresh violence

Many protestors and police personals have been injured in the clash. Tamang said one of their activists is still in critical condition after he was hit on the head by a tear gas shell. The pro-Gorkhaland supporters are presently organising a sit-in demonstration on the Sukna-Siliguri road. Barring medicine shops, business establishments, restaurants, hotels, schools and colleges remained closed.

Global News Nitish's stand to defy people's mandate 'unfortunate': Sharad Yadav breaks silence
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Echoing similar sentiment, another JD (U ) leader Arun Kumar said everybody in the party is concerned over the decision taken by the Bihar Chief Minister, including Sharad Yadav . "Even Sharad Yadav is anxious about this", Kumar said. Sources say illegal mining of sand was one of the major conflict points between Nitish Kumar and Lalu Yadav; several accused named in a recent police inquiry report were known to be close to the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief.

Global News North Korea: Donald Trump 'disappointed' with China
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Trump spoke today with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan to address North Korea's launch of another intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Also on Saturday , US President Donald Trump took to Twitter to criticize China for not doing enough to intervene with North Korea . Friday's test prompted US and South Korean military officials to discuss military response options.

Global News Trump to sign bill for new sanctions on Russian Federation
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The U.S. bill, which also imposes new sanctions on Iran and North Korea , had been delayed while lawmakers resolved procedural issues and revised language that energy companies said would prevent many overseas deals. The legislation also cracks down on Iran and North Korea for activities including their missile development programs and human rights abuses, including seeking to punish foreign banks that do business with North Korea.

Global News Putin orders cut of 755 personnel at US missions
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On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said he "very much regrets" the strained relations between the USA and Russia , and accused the US of displaying "boorish behavior" and "anti-Russia hysteria". "This is why the Commission concluded today that if our concerns are not taken into account sufficiently, we stand ready to act appropriately within a matter of days", Juncker said in a statement .

Global News Trump advocates rough treatment of suspects, but many police departments reject call
Author: 0 Trump advocates rough treatment of suspects, but many police departments reject call

He also appears to have a spiritual ally in the president, who flew to Long Island on Friday to stir up some good old-fashioned suburban panic over a mostly Salvadorian street gang known as MS-13. It says violations of those rules and procedures are treated "extremely seriously". "President Trump's comments fly in the face of the responsibility our city's officers display in the line of duty", Maya Wiley, chairwoman of the Civilian Complaint Review Board, said in a statement .

Global News Doc Groups Relieved that ACA Repeal Bill Failed
Author: 0 Doc Groups Relieved that ACA Repeal Bill Failed

The bill's language is not yet final or public, but as NPR's Sue Davis reports on All Things Considered , it is said to involve some combination of repealing the individual mandate, some of the taxes in the ACA, defunding Planned Parenthood for at least a period of time and allowing states to opt out of some of the minimum standards of coverage for insurance plans that the Affordable Care Act requires.

Global News Trump pushes simple majority vote after health care bill fails
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And later that morning, facing barrage of criticism that he was headed back to Washington to vote to kill Americans, McCain astonished people all over the country when he voted "yes" in the hopes of opening the legislation up for a full debate that would allow changes to the health-care bill.

Author: 0 Highlights: Barcelona Defeats Real Madrid 3-2 in Miami Clásico

Neymar was wasteful on a number of occasions too. And Neymar could well be gone by then. A " Miami Herald " article this week was titled: 'Is El Clasico Miami as big as hosting a Super Bowl? This is the third match for Barcelona in this season.

Global News Amit Shah to visit Tamil Nadu in August
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Guwahati: In what may be a major setback for the Congress party, more than seven legislators from ruling alliance in Meghalaya have sought an audience with BJP's national president Amit Shah during his visit next month. "There are hundreds of parties where successors are pre-decided...like SP or BSP ", said Shah. 'He will also interact with district presidents and district in-charges, apart from confabulating with ministers and the CM, and two deputy CMs'.

Global News Trump's latest tweet just a ploy to troll the left
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Despite Trump's directive, issued in a series of tweets Wednesday, the military's highest-ranking officer said in a letter to senior military leaders Thursday that there will be " no modifications " to the current policy on transgender troops until further direction is received from the president.

Global News Air cable auto crash strands 100 passengers above river
Author: 0 Air cable auto crash strands 100 passengers above river

The incident is said to have been the result of one of the gondolas clipping a part of the support structure, bringing the entire cable transport system to a standstill. No personal injuries were reported. Couple Martina and Hans-Peter Rieger, the first to be rescued, told the Guardian that they were on a cable vehicle ride to celebrate their 41st wedding anniversary.

Global News Five killed in Mogadishu bomb blast
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The fighting broke out when the al Shabaab militants ambushed the troops early Sunday in the Bula Marer district of the Lower Shabelle region, about 140 kilometres (84 miles) southwest of Mogadishu . Most of the victims are civilians. No group has claimed responsibility so far, however, the al-Shabaab has carried out similar deadly attacks targeting government officials, security forces and African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in the capital.

Global News Airport worker punches passenger holding a baby
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By Sunday, the image, and story had gone viral after Ark posted the image to Twitter. Mrs Arkwright said the man was holding his nine-month-old baby while his wife vented their frustration at the lack of baby food and seats to airport employees.

Global News Harris County Sheriff responds to Trump's speech
Author: 0 Harris County Sheriff responds to Trump's speech

The way you put their hand over - like, don't hit their head and they just killed somebody, don't hit their head. Trump then advised arresting officers to not assist suspects when they're ducking their heads to get inside the back of the cop vehicle.

Global News Trump appears to advocate rough police treatment of suspects
Author: 0 Trump appears to advocate rough police treatment of suspects

But afterward, the Suffolk County Police Department issued a statement noting it has "strict rules and procedures relating to the handling of prisoners". "It's not what policing is about today". I said, "Please don't be too nice",' he said in his speech. Trump also apparently condoned violence on the campaign trail, telling supporters at a rally in Iowa that he would pay their legal bills if they attacked protesters, later commenting on a protester who was forcibly removed from a Trump ...

Global News UK Condemns North Korea's Ballistic Missile Launch - Foreign Secretary
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North Korea yesterday launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) for the second time in a month, a day after US Congress voted to impose new tougher sanctions against Russia, Iran and Pyongyang. President Kim Jong Un said the missile showed that all of the United States was within striking distance but USA authorities characterized that as an exaggeration.

Global News Late slide costs Karrie Webb Scottish Open
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Needing an eagle to force a playoff, Webb closed with a birdie to tie for second with Mi Jung Hur. The attention now shifts to this week's RICOH Women's British Open, which starts at Kingsbarns Golf Links in Fife on Thursday. With Lee already in the clubhouse at 6 under and no leaderboard on the final hole, Webb said she did not realize she needed an eagle to tie at No. 18.

Global News No point in UN Security Council emergency session with no results
Author: 0 No point in UN Security Council emergency session with no results

The county has been attempting to develop a missile capable of reaching the US. "China must decide whether it is finally willing to take this vital step", Haley said. Earlier Sunday, the USA took some action. The United States flew two supersonic B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force on Sunday in response to the missile test and the July 3 launch of the "Hwasong-14" rocket, the Pentagon said.

Global News Dog gets help for girls hit by lightning
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The two girls , aged 8 and 16, became separated from their relatives after they went to explore the 'Big Flat' area in the national park on their All Terrain Vehicle (ATV). " We just happened to be in the right place at the right time ", said pilot Bret Hutchings as cited by KSL . The girls were taken by helicopter to Beaver Valley Hospital where they then were taken by Intermountain Life Flight to Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake City.

Global News Chris Christie Gets In the Face of a 'Big Shot' Cubs Fan
Author: 0 Chris Christie Gets In the Face of a 'Big Shot' Cubs Fan

He was quite a bit past me, and 30 feet away I yelled his name and told him that he sucked. Chris Christie is a professional when it comes to holding nachos to ensure minimal risk of spillage or at getting stains on his shirt. The video circulating on Twitter showed Christie leaning over to almost get in the man's face at Miller Park, holding the order of nachos in his left hand.