• Trump's Foreign Policy Is Jeopardized After Senate Approves Sanctions Against Russia
Trump's Foreign Policy Is Jeopardized After Senate Approves Sanctions Against Russia

The sanctions against Iran, modelled on previous executive orders, were created to punish entities that support terrorism, sell weapons to the country, or help its ballistic missile programme. embassy, it would far outweigh the Obama administration's expulsion of 35 Russians in December. The administration also sanctioned people in Putin's inner ci...

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  • 'Transparent' Season 4 Trailer Sends the Pfeffermans to Israel
'Transparent' Season 4 Trailer Sends the Pfeffermans to Israel

Luckily, the just-released full trailer for the upcoming season does nothing of the sort, instead capturing the flailing-while-floating-through-life sensation that the show often so deftly creates. " Transparent ", the groundbreaking Amazon series about a dysfunctional Jewish family with a transgender parent, will be coming to Israel this fall in i...

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  • Russia's Putin signs Russian-Armenian military grouping deal into law
Russia's Putin signs Russian-Armenian military grouping deal into law

This comes after the USA senate approved a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia , Iran and North Korea, before sending it to President Donald Trump to sign. Embassy in Russian Federation to reduce the number of its diplomats by September 1. "The United States will respond to this with new measures". The U.S.

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  • Blast near Pak-Iran border kills at least four
Blast near Pak-Iran border kills at least four

He, however, said the nature of blast could not be immediately ascertained. "The injured have been shifted to a hospital in Quetta ", he said. Balochistan CM expressed grief on the loss of precious lives, promising medical treatment for those injured.

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  • RSS activist killed in Thiruvananthapuram, hartal in Kerala on Sunday
RSS activist killed in Thiruvananthapuram, hartal in Kerala on Sunday

He succumbed to the injuries at a private hospital here. BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan announced the hartal, terming it the attack on party workers "government sponsored". The BJP leaders were quick to accuse the CPM of executing the attack. For the past two weeks, an uneasy calm has been prevailing in the capital district, with the act...

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  • Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan derides ousted PM's choice of successor
Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan derides ousted PM's choice of successor

Shahbaz Sharif , now the chief minister of Punjab province, which is Pakistan's most populous region and the Sharif's political heartland, will have to resign from that post and run for a by-election to join parliament before he is elected as prime minister.

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  • Moments From GOP's Failed Health Care Vote
Moments From GOP's Failed Health Care Vote

Broader legislation was defeated earlier in the week. "This is a disappointment indeed", said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. His face ashen, McConnell stood still and silent for several moments as the magnitude of McCain's vote became clear.

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  • Million Americans Retain Healthcare As All Three Senate Repeal Attempts Fail
Million Americans Retain Healthcare As All Three Senate Repeal Attempts Fail

Ohio Sen. Rob Portman and Nevada Sen. Largely, they are focused on forcing some tough political votes, particularly on the parts of the law that are popular, like protecting people with pre-existing conditions and the Medicaid program. "It is a time to build on the [2010 health care law's] successes". While Ryan didn't point the finger of blame a...

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  • Donald Trump pushes out Greek-American Reince Priebus
Donald Trump pushes out Greek-American Reince Priebus

Priebus a "paranoid schizophrenic" and vowed to get him fired. He found himself at the center of growing White House discord this week, first in a series of Twitter posts that appeared to suggest that White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus had publicly leaked one of Scaramucci's financial disclosure forms.

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  • Putin Turns on Trump as Congress Approves New Sanctions on Russian Federation
Putin Turns on Trump as Congress Approves New Sanctions on Russian Federation

And the new bill puts him in a hard position as he will have to decide whether to accept the measures or veto them and anger his own Republican party. Russian Federation will also close down the embassy's recreational retreat on the outskirts of Moscow as well as warehouse facilities. The Senate passed the bill, 98-2 , two days after the Hous...

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  • Moscow reduces diplomatic mission staff in U.S. to 455
Moscow reduces diplomatic mission staff in U.S. to 455

United States officials didn't immediately comment on how many would be affected. Russia's foreign ministry said Friday it is imposing counter measures on the U.S.in response to new sanctions approved Thursday by Congress . An official at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, who declined to be named because they were not allowed to speak to the media, ...

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  • Obamacare repeal fails: three GOP Senators rebel in 49-51 vote
Obamacare repeal fails: three GOP Senators rebel in 49-51 vote

No Democrats voted for the GOP bill. "I'm optimistic we can still get it done". Speaking to a audience of law enforcement officers on Long Island, N.Y., President Trump said , "They should have approved health care last night, but you can't have everything, boy oh boy".

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  • Esapekka Lappi leads Rally Finland into final day
Esapekka Lappi leads Rally Finland into final day

Latvala meanwhile dropped out of contention whilst leading, after he built up an 8.5s advantage over Lappi thanks to eight dirt road speed test wins, before disaster struck and the home favourite came to a halt with a suspected electrical issue during the Ouninpohja special stage.

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  • Transgender troops: A presidential tweet is not an order
Transgender troops: A presidential tweet is not an order

MEGAN ROHRER: For those who are putting themselves on the line and literally putting their skin at risk, the least we can do is to help them feel comfortable in their bodies as they fight for us. "Mr. Trump is simply denying entry into the military to capable male and female volunteers no different from any other man or woman", it said. "You ar...

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  • U.S. sanctions Iranian companies after satellite launch
U.S. sanctions Iranian companies after satellite launch

Responding to the Iranian announcement of the launch - which roughly coincided with a move by Congress to present for Trump's signature legislation toughening up sanctions against Iran, as well as Russian Federation and North Korea - State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said: "We consider this to be a provocative action, and a provocative ...

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  • Suspected Islamist of Palestinian origin stabs man to death in Germany
Suspected Islamist of Palestinian origin stabs man to death in Germany

Some of the injured were hurt seriously. He called it a "barbaric" attack and praised the citizens who overpowered the man as "very courageous". His asylum status matches that of Anis Amri, who killed 12 people with a truck at a Berlin Christmas market on December 19.

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  • Speaker Ryan Will Compromise with Senate on Obamacare Reform
Speaker Ryan Will Compromise with Senate on Obamacare Reform

McConnell, R-Ky., is calling his bill the Health Care Freedom Act , but among his colleagues it's known as " skinny repeal ". The three Republicans were the difference in the 49-51 vote that struck down the plan. That's a lie. Obamacare has made it possible for more than 20 million Americans to get health insurance. But just repealing the requ...

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  • 20 years of U.S. trade with Russian Federation
20 years of U.S. trade with Russian Federation

Anthony Scaramucci, Donald Trump's new communications director, told CNN on Thursday that the US President may veto the bipartisan sanctions, breaking with the widespread approval the measures received on Capitol Hill. Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a joint press conference with the Finnish President in Punkaharju hotel in Savonlinna,...

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  • Detienen al histórico contador de los Kirchner, Víctor Manzanares
Detienen al histórico contador de los Kirchner, Víctor Manzanares

Desde entonces y hasta ahora, actuó como síndico titular del Banco de Santa Cruz SA, en donde permaneció bajo el mandato de todos los gobernadores. "Porque los delitos se cometieron y las pruebas están". Ese acto ilegal sorprendió en Santa Cruz, porque el contador tenía una empresa (MS Logística SA) que prestaba "servicios de guarda, sistematizació...

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  • Nawaz Sharif resigns as Pakistani PM
Nawaz Sharif resigns as Pakistani PM

However, in a statement, Sharif's office said justice had not been served. The court has recommended that anti-corruption cases should be registered against several individuals including Sharif, his daughter Maryam and her husband Mohammad Safdar, Sharif's sons Hassan and Hussain Nawaz as well as Finance Minister Ishaq Dar.

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