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Global Embattled Trump replaces chief of staff
Author: 0 Embattled Trump replaces chief of staff

Trump made the announcement in a tweet late today. President Donald Trump tweeted that Kelly is "a true star" of the administration. Kelly has also pushed for support for Trump's signature campaign pledge to build a wall along the southern border, though he acknowledged at his confirmation hearing that "a physical barrier in and of itself will not do the job".

Global Rift In JD(U) Continues, Supporting Nitish Kumar's Move Is Still Unclear
Author: 0 Rift In JD(U) Continues, Supporting Nitish Kumar's Move Is Still Unclear

Happy that Nitish Kumar took the right decision at the right time. He again took oath as the Chief Minister with the support of the National Democratic Alliance on Thursday. In his speech, Tejashwi Yadav accused Nitish Kumar of using him as a pawn to go over to the BJP. Fourth, it is undeniable that there is a deep squeamishness in Nitish Kumar over the excesses committed by vigilantes in the name of Hindutva.

Global Boko Haram allegedly releases video of kidnapped Unimaid staff
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Sources said the body found at Geidam had gunshot wounds which suggest that the victim must have walked over a long distance before succumbing to death. President Muhammadu Buhari said in December that Boko Haram's stronghold in the northeast's vast Sambisa forest had been captured. "They have promised us that if their demands are met they will release us immediately to go back to the work we were caught doing", the man added.

Global Two killed, four wounded in German disco shooting
Author: 0 Two killed, four wounded in German disco shooting

A doorman appeared to have been shot with an automatic pistol as he tried to stop the attacker, witnesses told broadcaster SWR. One officer was also injured in the exchange of fire. Special commando forces and a police helicopter were deployed in the town, which lies close to the Swiss border, as police worked to establish if the gunman acted alone.

Global Migrant Kills Man in Hamburg Supermarket Stabbing, Six Hurt
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Hamburg Mayor Olaf Scholz said in a statement that the assailant was "apparently a foreigner who was supposed to leave the country", but could not be deported because he did not have the necessary identification papers. The suspect arrived in Germany in March 2015 after stops in Spain, Sweden and Norway. They said they are still working to establish his nationality.

Global 1-year-old boy found dead in hot auto in south Phoenix
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Fire officials said the baby was left in the heat for hours. No charges have been filed. "A crisis response team in responding to assist the family", Phoenix Fire Capt. A 1-year-old boy is dead after being found in a hot vehicle in south Phoenix. NoHeatStroke.org, a data site run by a meteorology and litigation expert, has been collecting data on these incidents since 1998.

Global Interim PM vows to keep up course of economic stability
Author: 0 Interim PM vows to keep up course of economic stability

The 68-year-old leader has been at the helm of Pakistan's turbulent politics for more than three decades. Pakistan's courts shouldn't do the work of voters. He was forced to step down during his first term as Prime Minister after a family-owned business, Ittefaq Industries, grew tremendously while he was in office.

Global Pulwama encounter: Two militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir, search operation on
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The police and army had received information about terrorists hiding in Tahab area of Pulwama. Army spokesman Rajesh Kalia said that two militants have been killed so far. A counter-operation is now underway. #Slained militants are locals and named Tausif and Irfan, confirmation awaited. from S/P. Indian troops resorted fired at the protesters to disperse the crowd.

Global Trump Tantrums And Blames Republicans For His Total Failure On Obamacare Repeal
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After seven years of berating Obamacare, Republicans have failed to unite behind a plan to repeal and replace Mr Obama's signature policy, despite controlling the levers of power in Washington . Trump had called via Twitter over recent weeks for Republicans to "step up to the plate" and keep their promise to repeal Obamacare, writing repeatedly that it was up to them to get it done.

Global Here's how the Senate health care vote went down overnight
Author: 0 Here's how the Senate health care vote went down overnight

Lindsey Graham (S.C.), Ron Johnson (Wis.), John McCain (Ariz.), and Bill Cassidy (La.) announced that they would each vote down the skinny bill unless the House promises that it won't pass the measure as is. President Donald Trump said the three had "let the American people down". His "no" vote, which he stuck to despite heavy but unsuccessful lobbying from Vice President Mike Pence , has earned the "maverick" wide praise on social media.

Global England vs. France in UEFA Women's Euro 2017 quarterfinals
Author: 0 England vs. France in UEFA Women's Euro 2017 quarterfinals

WHICH Premier League fans are treated to the warmest temperatures throughout the year? 'If it was a second leg tie then it would be a different story but as far as we're concerned when that first whistle goes we'll be a team that are completely prepared, completely confident, physically in a great position to implement a game plan we need to to win this match tomorrow.

Global As Trump debases the presidency, the religious right looks away
Author: 0 As Trump debases the presidency, the religious right looks away

Sessions's recusal was consistent with settled norms and with his own reassurances on Capitol Hill that he would consider being removed from any process where he thought his "impartiality might reasonably be questioned". American humorist Will Rogers, who said "I never met a man I didn't like", built his legendary career on telling jokes about Congress. Administration officials and allies have previously hinted that Trump is considering ousting Mueller , but rarely have the proclamations ...

Global Shorten pledges poll for a republic if he wins next election
Author: 0 Shorten pledges poll for a republic if he wins next election

He said the trust tax would push the tax-to-GDP ratio above the government's cap of 23.9 per cent and this would "hurt growth and cost jobs". But Mr Shorten said that Australia should not wait: "The British monarchy could hardly be described as an Australian patriot, or even a loyal citizen".

Global Israeli security forces and Palestinians clash again in Jerusalem
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Trump did not speak personally with either Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on the matter. In the week after their placement, four Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israeli security forces and three Israelis were stabbed to death by a Palestinian who broke into a West Bank settlement home.

Global What's next for McConnell, GOP senators after the latest health care failure?
Author: 0 What's next for McConnell, GOP senators after the latest health care failure?

It will also be a let-down for financial markets, which expected Trump to make rapid changes to health care, taxes and infrastructure spending. No. 2 Senate Republican John Cornyn said his party was working on a plan to repeal Obamacare's mandate that Americans obtain health insurance or face a fine, as well as a partial repeal of the mandate that requires businesses to offer healthcare coverage to employees.

Author: 0 Russia Orders Cut in US Diplomats in Reaction to Sanctions

He dismissed Congressional investigations into Russia's alleged meddling in last year's USA presidential election, calling them a symptom of growing anti-Russian hysteria in the United States and a result of US domestic politics. It is aimed at punishing Moscow for interfering in the 2016 USA presidential election and for its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria, where the Kremlin has backed President Bashar Assad.

Author: 0 Barack Obama issues statement, credits supporters who fought Obamacare repeal

The setback leaves him without a major legislative win after more than six months in power, despite Republicans controlling the White House, Senate and House. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said in a statement that the Trump administration would pursue its health care goals through regulation.

Global Watch the Moment John McCain Killed Trumpcare
Author: 0 Watch the Moment John McCain Killed Trumpcare

Three Republican senators - John McCain of Arizona, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME - voted with Democrats to defeat the measure. "Maybe that's what they want to happen". And he said, you know, there's a lot of Americans that we promised we were going to do this. House Republicans were planning to pass a spending bill stacked with his campaign promises, including money to build his border wall with Mexico.

Global Russian Federation says U.S. sanctions vote hits chance of better ties
Author: 0 Russian Federation says U.S. sanctions vote hits chance of better ties

But now Russia's foreign ministry said the United States expulsion of Russian diplomats "clearly violates the Vienna Convention on diplomatic relations and generally accepted diplomatic norms". The bill - which also applies to North Korea and Iran - targets slave labor and corruption in the three countries. It now goes to White House for President Trump's signature.

Global White House announces Trump's intention to sign Russia sanctions bill
Author: 0 White House announces Trump's intention to sign Russia sanctions bill

The White House has already said they don't like a provision which would bar Trump from easing or waiving penalties on Russian Federation without Congressional approval. However, he did not say whether the Senate version of the bill would strip out language imposing sanctions on North Korea , as he had suggested earlier in the day.

Global Will bring United States to its senses: Russian Federation on sanctions
Author: 0 Will bring United States to its senses: Russian Federation on sanctions

Senate approved new sanctions against Russia, Iran, and North Korea. Moscow is calling on Washington to revise its policy and break "the vicious circle of retaliation", Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov stated. Lawmakers said they also made adjustments so the sanctions on Russia's energy sector didn't undercut the ability of USA allies in Europe to get access to oil and gas resources outside of Russian Federation.

Global Trump fires Reince Priebus as chief of staff in White House shake-up
Author: 0 Trump fires Reince Priebus as chief of staff in White House shake-up

He later told CNN he backed Mr Trump's decision. Republican lawmakers voiced their support for Reince Priebus , President Donald Trump's chief of staff whose resignation was announced Friday, including House Speaker Paul Ryan , who said his fellow Wisconsinite "left it all out on the field".

Global 20 years of United States trade with Russian Federation
Author: 0 20 years of United States trade with Russian Federation

While the measure was debated in Congress, White House officials wouldn't commit to whether the president would sign the bill, saying it may infringe on presidential authority. As the below infographic shows, the United States imports more goods from Russian Federation than it exports, according to data provided by the U.S.

Global Trump to sign Russian Federation sanctions, Moscow retaliates
Author: 0 Trump to sign Russian Federation sanctions, Moscow retaliates

Michael McFaul, the USA ambassador to Russian Federation from 2012-2014, said he does not think that Russian Federation will escalate tensions with the United States just yet because Trump's assertions that he wants better relations with Moscow are encouraging Putin to continue seeking some kind of accommodation with the U.S.

Author: 0 'Skinny' Obamacare Repeal Bill Fails in Senate

But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., said after the bill failed early Friday that he would move to other legislative business in the upcoming week. "Nobody said Obamacare is ideal", Mr. Schumer said, though accused President Trump and Republicans of undermining the law. It would have also suspended a tax on medical devices and denied federal payments to Planned Parenthood for a year.

Global Russia derides Rex Tillerson statement on sanctions
Author: 0 Russia derides Rex Tillerson statement on sanctions

The sanctions measure has already passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 419-3. The legislation includes language that bars Trump from easing or waiving the additional penalties on Russian Federation unless Congress agrees. Lavrov and Tillerson "agreed to maintain contact on a range of bilateral issues", the Russian Foreign Ministry said in statement . But faced with heavy bipartisan support for the bill in the House and Senate, the President has little choice but to sign the ...

Global Klopp excited by Coutinho and Salah understanding at Liverpool
Author: 0 Klopp excited by Coutinho and Salah understanding at Liverpool

The 25-year-old has been continually linked with a move to Barcelona over the last few weeks, but Reds fans will be cheered to see their star player line out against the Bundesliga outfit. Mane showed great persistence to charge down two challenges before blazing a volley over and the Senegal winger had legitimate claims for a penalty turned down when tripped by Karim Rekik.

Global Amit Shah and Irani file for RS from Gujarat
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A major Cabinet reshuffle is said to be on the cards as there are several vacancies with M Venkaiah Naidu all set to become the Vice-President, Manohar Parrikar moving to Goa as the chief minister and the demise of environment minister Anil Madhav Dave.

Author: 0 Putin cements Russia's presence in Syria

Its response suggests it has set aside initial hopes of better ties with Washington under Trump, something the United States leader, before he was elected, said he wanted. "This goes beyond all reasonable bounds", Putin said. Trump can impose new sanctions at any time through an executive order. However, he faces pressure to sign the legislation since his campaign is under investigated for its possible ties to Russian Federation and both chambers of Congress are controlled by the ...

Global Putin: New US sanctions are cynical, destroy global law
Author: 0 Putin: New US sanctions are cynical, destroy global law

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed the legislation with a 419-3 vote. The White House said in June Trump had no intention of firing Mueller. They've argued it would infringe on the president's executive authority and tie his hands as he explores avenues of communication and cooperation between the two former Cold War foes.

Global Homeland security secretary replaces Priebus at White House
Author: 0 Homeland security secretary replaces Priebus at White House

His replacement by Kelly, a political outsider who had served as a general in the U.S. marines before being named Homeland Security secretary by Trump marks the transition to a White House fully defined by the President's admiration for businessmen and generals.

Global Did Trump Make Calls for Healthcare Replacement?
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Sens. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska ignored criticism and even threats from Trump and his administration to cast a "no" vote, as did Susan Collins of ME, a moderate who has opposed GOP efforts all along. The promise of repeal has animated the Republican Party for seven years, and the defeat was a devastating loss for the GOP and President Trump. His return will amount to a surprise to most Republicans, who expected him to miss the crucial vote and return to Washington at a later date.

Global First West Nile-Related Death of 2017 Reported in Dallas County
Author: 0 First West Nile-Related Death of 2017 Reported in Dallas County

Colorado saw a total of 149 human cases of the virus a year ago, eight of which were fatal. In Nebraska, West Nile is still a major concern of diseases we can get from mosquito bites. It has been recommended in the past that to avoid mosquito bites you should avoid being outdoors during Dusk and Dawn (the 4 Ds ). Find and eliminate their breeding sites - standing water.

Global More than 22000 evacuated after fire breaks out at Barcelona music festival
Author: 0 More than 22000 evacuated after fire breaks out at Barcelona music festival

Crowds fled the Tomorrowland Unite concert, which is taking place in Barcelona's Parc de Can Zam, when the blaze erupted. Some witnesses uploaded images on social media and said that the stage "just exploded". According to The Sun , just hours before popular DJ Steve Aoki was set to headline the event, a fire started on the left-hand side of the stage. "Authorities will follow up and continue the investigation with the local Spanish organizer of UNITE", the statement added.

Global Priebus out, Kelly in - abrupt Trump move brings more White House chaos
Author: 0 Priebus out, Kelly in - abrupt Trump move brings more White House chaos

Last Friday, beleaguered press secretary Sean Spicer resigned on the day he learned Trump had hired Scaramucci. The latest shakeup of the White House leadership comes as the feud between Priebus and the new Communication Director Anthony Scaramucci went nasty over the past few days, hogging the media limelight.

Author: 0 Russian Federation retaliating against U.S. sanctions bill

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S. counterpart Rex Tillerson today that Moscow remained ready to work with Washington despite striking back at new sanctions being readied approved by Congress. And while we don't yet know if the President or his associates colluded with Russian Federation in order to tilt the election in their favor, such an idea is certainly looking more and more likely.

Author: 0 Senate backs Russian Federation sanctions, setting scene for European Union clash

The move comes following the US Senate's approval of a new set of sanctionsagainst Russia , Iran and North Korea , which is yet to be signed by President Donald Trump . The deputy foreign minister called on the USA to put an end to the retaliation measures and turn over a new leaf in bilateral relations, which are now in " a miserable stance ".

Global United States imposes new ballistic missile sanctions on Iran
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Iran vowed to continue with its missile and space program on Saturday, condemning new USA sanctions as an attempt to undermine the global nuclear accord signed in 2015 between worldwide powers and Tehran . The sanctions in that bill also target Iran's missile development programs as well as human rights abuses. The Guards denied approaching the USA ship in Tuesday's incident and said it was the American vessel that had been at fault.

Author: 0 What Happens Next With Obamacare Repeal

While there was an overwhelming sense of disappointment, some House Republicans appeared to relish the spectacular defeat in the Senate - just a little. The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office analysed the Bill and concluded that insurance premiums would spike by 20 per cent per year and 16 million people would lose insurance if it became law.

Author: 0 US Senate approves sanctions bill targeting Russia, Iran, North Korea

President Donald Trump hasn't even signed the bill to pass new sanctions on Russian Federation, but the Kremlin decided not to waste time. "(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.

Global Trump's Chief of Staff resigns
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Kelly, a four-star US Marine Corps general, was previously employed as the secretary of homeland security before retiring a year ago. "He has been a true star of my Administration", the President wrote . Former banker Scaramucci , 52, was "hell bent" on making it into Trump's top team, the source said . Reince Priebus told CNN that he resigned on Thursday, July 27, after a productive conversation with Trump .

Author: 0 Russian Federation hits back over new U.S. sanctions

In other words, the sanctions are effectively a done deal, even if they are not official law just yet. On Friday morning, Moscow pulled the trigger on what it hinted could be the first of many retaliatory measures. "That doesn't make any sense", said Edward Fishman, a former State Department official during the Obama administration who worked on US sanctions policy.

Global Trump names John Kelly as chief of staff after Reince Priebus resigns
Author: 0 Trump names John Kelly as chief of staff after Reince Priebus resigns

After watch Reince Priebus grovel after he was sacked, it's clear that the Republican Party isn't capable of ever taking a stand against Trump . Mr Kelly is a retired general who has become the face of border security. Kelly as the White House Chief of Staff on Friday. "The person who may benefit most from this change is President Trump". "He has served the president and the American people capably and passionately", Ryan said.

Global Trump fires Chief of Staff Priebus, appoints John Kelly
Author: 0 Trump fires Chief of Staff Priebus, appoints John Kelly

He is a Great American. and a Great Leader. When Trump gave him the top job in the White House, it was seen in Republican circles as a sign that the president realized he needed the assistance of a political professional to set up the organization.

Global President Trump Has Replaced Chief of Staff Reince Priebus
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And in the aftermath of the outrage triggered by the Hollywood Access tapes - on which Trump bragged about sexually assaulting women - Priebus was among those who counselled the candidate to quit the race. General Kelly has been a star, done an incredible job thus far, respected by everybody, a great, great, American. The surprise appointment raised a number of questions.

Global Donald Trump replaces Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, appoints John Kelly
Author: 0 Donald Trump replaces Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, appoints John Kelly

Priebus becomes the 11th Trump administration official to resign or be fired, joining the likes of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey and press secretary Sean Spicer . In a statement, Priebus said it had been one of the great honors of his life to serve Trump and the country. He was loyal in his dedication to the president.

Global Exploding package critically burns man in Queens
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He said the package, which is a cardboard tube, exploded when the man opened the top and that there was a black powder inside. "This was made by hand and it was made as an explosive". Boyce declined to offer further details on what was written on the package. Boyce said the man owns the home but rents it to two families and does not live there himself.

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