• Opposition leader Khursheed Shah hails Panama case ruling
Opposition leader Khursheed Shah hails Panama case ruling

Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi held telephonic conversation with Opposition Leader Syed Khurshid Shah, Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Senator Sirajul Haq and Awami Muslim League leader Shaikh Rashid Ahmad during which they exchanged views in detail about prevailing political situation and it was agreed that for the office of the prime m...

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  • Putin to expel 755 United States diplomatic staff
Putin to expel 755 United States diplomatic staff

The White House has said U.S. President Donald Trump would sign those sanctions into law. The Senate's decisive vote to approve a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea sends the popular bill to President Donald Trump.

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  • Putin Signs Controversial Law Tightening Internet Restrictions
Putin Signs Controversial Law Tightening Internet Restrictions

Russian president Vladimir Putin has signed a new law which will ban virtual private networks and other technology that offers anonymous access to the web, TechCrunch reported . Many chat applications, including Facebook Messenger, already encourage users to attach their phone number to their account, but the new law will make it mandatory - mak...

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  • U.S. to cut 755 United States staff in Russian Federation, says Putin
U.S. to cut 755 United States staff in Russian Federation, says Putin

The legislation, which also punishes Iran and North Korea , takes aim at Moscow for meddling in the 2016 US election and for its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria. The law now goes to President Donald Trump who had made an improvement in ties with Russian Federation a plank of his election campaign - a position that his critics said...

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  • Health Care Freedom Act
Health Care Freedom Act

Then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said the body "must evolve" and the move would get the chamber "working again". They also cast votes against earlier Senate plans that would have left tens of millions more Americans uninsured.

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  • Barack Obama issues statement, credits supporters who fought Obamacare repeal
Barack Obama issues statement, credits supporters who fought Obamacare repeal

It was a result that may have been hinted at earlier in the week. Republicans hold 52 seats in the 100-seat Senate. "We're getting nothing done, my friends", McCain told his colleagues. Trump's slap at McCain wasn't the president's only unseemly squabble with a senator. "He is a war hero because he was captured", Trump said in a question-and-...

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  • Trump blasts Senate rules, threatens to end subsidies to health insurance companies
Trump blasts Senate rules, threatens to end subsidies to health insurance companies

Sewell. With Republican efforts to dismantle Obamacare in disarray, hundreds of USA counties are at risk of losing access to private health coverage in 2018 as insurers consider pulling out of those markets. "I am disappointed that the Senate could not agree on a bill meant to help millions of Americans escape Obamacare's burdens". Lamar Alexan...

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  • President Trump Shows He Does Not Think #Blacklivesmatter in Speech to Police
President Trump Shows He Does Not Think #Blacklivesmatter in Speech to Police

Trump then advised arresting officers to not assist suspects when they're ducking their heads to get inside the back of the cop vehicle. He also said that there was no need for police to use their hands to protect the heads of individuals under arrest as they were put into cars.

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  • Shoppers prepare for upcoming tax-free weekend
Shoppers prepare for upcoming tax-free weekend

The 18 annual Iowa Sales Tax Holiday is coming up next weekend, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4 and 5. During this time, the state sales tax will not be assessed on certain purchases, including school supplies, personal computers and some clothing.

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  • Iran, Iraq reach deal over Kirkuk pipeline
Iran, Iraq reach deal over Kirkuk pipeline

Zanganeh said that they agreed to have an worldwide company carry out a feasibility study of the pipeline, Reuters reported. Iran and Iraq signed a basic agreement in February that envisaged exporting Iraqi oil through the Iranian territory - a scheme that would remove Baghdad's reliance on the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to export its oi...

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  • GOP senators 'look like fools' on health care — Trump Twitter Saturday
GOP senators 'look like fools' on health care — Trump Twitter Saturday

The Senate is in session for another week before it is scheduled to begin an August recess. Friday morning, just before 2 a.m. ET, he delivered the fateful vote in the other direction. I hate to tell you. If there was anything in my power to stop this disgusting law which puts the government between you and your doctor, I have supported it f...

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  • BC wildfire Saturday: Trudeau visits wildfire zone
BC wildfire Saturday: Trudeau visits wildfire zone

Wildfire Service's chief fire information officer. "Unfortunately the kind of conditions we saw out there yesterday, we expect to be continuing over the next few days so this is going to continue to be a real beast of a fire right now and it's going to continue to challenge our efforts out there".

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  • After Trump targets Murkowski, interior secretary reportedly warns Alaska's senators
After Trump targets Murkowski, interior secretary reportedly warns Alaska's senators

She and Zinke, a former Montana congressman, have a "cordial, respectful and friendly relationship", Murkowski added. Despite the fact that the Republican Party is deeply hostile to Planned Parenthood on the whole, thanks to its status as the foremost American provider of reproductive health care services, including abortion, both Collins and Murk...

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  • Police chiefs oppose Trump's call for brutality
Police chiefs oppose Trump's call for brutality

The way you put your hand - like, don't hit their head, and they've just killed somebody? New York Civil Liberties Union executive director Donna Lieberman said in a statement ahead of the Long Island speech that Trump's repeated invocation of MS-13 in the context of a broader conversation about the USA immigration system is "a cynical ploy to ...

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  • 'Time to move on' from health care, Senate GOP leader says
'Time to move on' from health care, Senate GOP leader says

More than seven years and the original repeal and replace bill was crafted in secret by a bakers' dozen of white, male senators (including Tennessee's Lamar Alexander) and wasn't revealed until days before the first vote? "We must now return to the correct way of legislating and send the bill back to committee, hold hearings, receive input fro...

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  • Police Across The Country Slam Trump's Aggressive Law-And-Order Speech
Police Across The Country Slam Trump's Aggressive Law-And-Order Speech

Officers present laughed and applauded in response. The International Association of Chiefs of Police also issued a statement following the president's speech. "He needs to change his concept of how people should be treated", Charles Wilson, Chairman of the National Association of Black Law Enforcement Officers, told Eyewitness News on Sund...

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  • The GOP's attempt to repeal Obamacare has failed!
The GOP's attempt to repeal Obamacare has failed!

He singularly swung that vote as well, with every member of the Democratic party ludicrously voting against discussing any changes. His surprise decision came after a prolonged drama on the Senate floor. EDT early Friday morning. Sen. Ryan had seemingly opened a path for McConnell by signaling a willingness to negotiate a more comprehensive b...

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  • Center on political violence in Kerala, Home Minister talked to CM
Center on political violence in Kerala, Home Minister talked to CM

In a telephonic conversation with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Singh discussed the recent developments in political violence in the state. Sathasivam also spoke on the phone with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh , Rajasekharan and CPI-M Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan about the stone pelting at his son's house.

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  • Trump's communications director Anthony Scaramucci not present for son's birth, sent text
Trump's communications director Anthony Scaramucci not present for son's birth, sent text

Page Six says that while Scaramucci was in West Virginia for President Trump's speech with the Boy Scouts on Monday, Bell was in a NY hospital giving birth to the couple's son. "He was always calm and rational in the handling of his first divorce, which is perhaps the most sensitive, personal matter an individual can endure", Sperber said in a...

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  • Senate panel subpoenas former Trump campaign manager Manafort to testify
Senate panel subpoenas former Trump campaign manager Manafort to testify

Grassley and Feinstein said they were willing to continue talks to excuse Manafort from the hearing if he agreed to voluntarily provide documents and an interview to their committee. But behind-the-scenes negotiations, including a subpoena against Manafort and Simpson, spurred the three key players in the Russian Federation story to agree to testif...

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