• Russian Federation ousts USA diplomats in retaliation for sanctions
Russian Federation ousts USA diplomats in retaliation for sanctions

Russian Federation will have to respond to the USA sanctions at some point, Putin has warned. In Paris, the Foreign Ministry issued a statement saying that the new sanctions, targeting Iran and North Korea as well as Russian Federation, appeared to contradict worldwide law due to their global reach.

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  • Mulvaney: It's White House policy Senate keeps focus on healthcare
Mulvaney: It's White House policy Senate keeps focus on healthcare

MULVANEY: Well, I think - yes. "The president appears to be threatening to cut off funding for the health-care plans that members of Congress receive", host Jake Tapper said in an interview with Collins on Sunday. In the people's view, they should move on in the Senate . "Keep in mind, you're talking about something they promised to do for sev...

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  • Trump threatens to end insurance payments if no healthcare bill
Trump threatens to end insurance payments if no healthcare bill

Senate vote on healthcare on the "skinny repeal" of the Affordable Care Act, which would do away with the mandate to buy insurance, was narrowly defeated late Thursday night. Meanwhile, some congressional Republicans were still trying to find a way forward on healthcare. However, neither Trump nor some Republican senators appear to be ready to ...

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  • Pence begins 3-nation European tour in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member Estonia
Pence begins 3-nation European tour in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member Estonia

Trump did affirm USA support for Article 5 on his second trip to Europe. But on July 6 in Warsaw, the USA president said the United States stands "firmly behind" Article 5 and criticized Russian Federation for its activities in Europe. The U.S. vice president will then meet with Kaljulaid, Latvian President Raimonds Vējonis and Lithuanian Preside...

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  • Trump takes more jibes at Sessions
Trump takes more jibes at Sessions

Don't make it easy for him. "He denies the intel from the United States". Having said that, we are really surprised that President Donald Trump continues to throw Sessions under the bus. "If the president is determined to fire the attorney general there should be a confirmation hearing for his replacment". This has been a constant, whether ...

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  • Daniel Ricciardo fastest in practice for Hungarian F1 GP
Daniel Ricciardo fastest in practice for Hungarian F1 GP

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel went a small way to answering questions supposing Ferrari was falling off the pace in the middle of the season, the German lapping just 0.183 seconds shy of Ricciardo's headline time. "It's not like he was trying to pass, Valtteri was in front, I was on the outside, so there was no room". He doesn't like people ...

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  • Trump replaces chief of staff Priebus with retired General Kelly
Trump replaces chief of staff Priebus with retired General Kelly

He didn't name who he thinks is among that element, but Priebus is a longtime party figure who was Republican National Committee chairman before joining a Trump team dominated by outsiders. On Friday afternoon, just as Air Force One touched back down in Washington, Trump tweeted that he was naming Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly as his c...

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  • You're fired! Sackings and resignations in Donald Trump's White House
You're fired! Sackings and resignations in Donald Trump's White House

They include former deputy chief of staff Katie Walsh, former communications chief Mike Dubke, press secretary Sean Spicer and press aide Michael Short. He was said to be frustrated over an alleged strategy by Mr Trump's lawyers to discredit or curb the investigation. It was a dramatic exit for Priebus who was in Trump's motorcade when the an...

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  • Two girls struck by lightning in Utah, police say
Two girls struck by lightning in Utah, police say

The family's heroic dog ran back to the family to let them know something was wrong. "The dog returned to the camp and alerted the family", the press release states. Both girls were flown to Beaver Valley Hospital via helicopter, and from there Life Flight took them to Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake City.

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  • Wenger: Alexis has flu, 'staying' at Arsenal
Wenger: Alexis has flu, 'staying' at Arsenal

Wenger also had a close encounter with a fan who ran onto the pitch in the first half when Francis Coquelin was being treated for an injury, and tried to intervene when stewards stopped the man from reaching the Arsenal boss. Express Sport understands PSG will make a £35million bid once they seal a deal for Barcelona superstar Neymar. But Weng...

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  • Small Plane Crashes After Taking Off From Airport In Connecticut; 3 Hurt
Small Plane Crashes After Taking Off From Airport In Connecticut; 3 Hurt

All taken to Danbury Hospital. It's unknown the extent of the injuries of the people involved. The FAA continues to investigate, and the National Transportation Safety Board will work to determine the cause of the crash. The nearby Danbury Dog Park is closed due to the investigation. This is a developing story, stay with FOX61 as details eme...

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  • John Kelly brings military bearing to White House staff
John Kelly brings military bearing to White House staff

You've heard the old saw - don't do more than one of changing house, job or partner at the same time. He's known as an gruff, outspoken, and media-friendly four-star general whose son, Robert Kelly, 29, was killed in a roadside bomb blast in 2010 during a foot patrol in Afghanistan.

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  • Ricciardo tops Hungarian GP Friday practice timesheets
Ricciardo tops Hungarian GP Friday practice timesheets

Ricciardo also led the morning timesheets in 1:18.486, with both his fastest times comfortably inside the race lap record of 1:19.071 set by Michael Schumacher with Ferrari in 2004. "Struggling a lot with oversteer and rear tyres didn't seem to be ready", the German said over the team radio. There were encouraging signs at struggling form...

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  • Trump Endorses Police Brutality: 'Please Don't Be Nice'
Trump Endorses Police Brutality: 'Please Don't Be Nice'

That was particularly galling considering the president spoke to an audience made up of officers from the Suffolk County Police Department , whose former chief was sentenced to prison for beating a suspect. Gray had been in police custody for allegedly carrying a switchblade in the USA city of Baltimore. A refresher: In April 2015, Gray was ar...

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  • Trump sacks Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff
Trump sacks Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff

Murkowski, who was targeted by Trump on Twitter for her opposition, showed little sign of being cowed by the president. The grim news from Congress came as an outburst from Scaramucci highlighted divisions within the Trump administration.

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  • New Chief of Staff takes over at White House come Monday
New Chief of Staff takes over at White House come Monday

President Donald Trump's former chief of staff , Reince Priebus , said in his first interview since it was announced he would leave his role that Trump "wanted to go a different direction". Kelly will be sworn in to his new post Monday. In April, Kelly bluntly challenged members of Congress critical of the Trump administration's aggressive ...

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  • Sergio Ramos and Dani Alves tell Neymar to ditch Barcelona for PSG
Sergio Ramos and Dani Alves tell Neymar to ditch Barcelona for PSG

It would be tied before the break, though, on a rampage by midfielder Mateo Kovacevic in the 14th minute, and then a strike from 21-year-old Marco Asensio that involved a attractive setup from Kovacevic that eluded Barca's Jordi Alba in the 36th minute.

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  • IDF soldier sentenced for shooting terrorist loses appeal
IDF soldier sentenced for shooting terrorist loses appeal

In Israel, where every 18-year-old is conscripted into the army, there exists an "unwritten rule" in which service members are viewed as performing a sacrosanct duty and are therefore generally given the benefit of the doubt and shielded from legal charges.

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  • Trump rips China after North Korea missile test
Trump rips China after North Korea missile test

Pyongyang said it conducted a successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Friday night, which allegedly proved its ability to strike America's mainland. He also said that Japan will stay alert about possible further provocations by North Korea and Japan has no other option but to increase pressure on Pyongyang with the wo...

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  • 200ft crane collapses onto buildings in centre of Reading
200ft crane collapses onto buildings in centre of Reading

Nobody was reported injured but shops and houses nearby were evacuated as a precaution. The Junction of Friar Street, West Street, St Mary's Butts and Oxford Road also remains closed. The Health and Safety Executive is aware of the "major incident" and is assisting the fire service and Thames Valley Police with their inquiries. Pedestrians and ...

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