• Russian Federation urges U.S. to fix ties as it cuts USA diplomatic staff
Russian Federation urges U.S. to fix ties as it cuts USA diplomatic staff

The White House did not make it clear till Friday if Trump was ready to sign the bill into a law. Putin's comments come on the same day that the Kremlin's deputy foreign minister said on ABC News' "This Week" that Russian retaliation over USA sanctions is "long, long, overdue".

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  • Pence: We will 'hold Russian Federation accountable for its actions'
Pence: We will 'hold Russian Federation accountable for its actions'

Georgia is the only country on the trip that is not a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member and, like Ukraine, has seen Russian encroachment on its territory. But the era of strategic patience is over", Pence said."The president of the United States is leading a coalition of nations to bring pressure to bear until that time that North Korea wil...

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  • Armenia joins fresh NATO military exercise in Georgia
Armenia joins fresh NATO military exercise in Georgia

Vice President Mike Pence's visit [to Tbilisi] confirms that Georgia is a loyal ally and strategic partner of the U.S.", Janelidze said. Georgia's defense minister, Levan Izoria, called the scale of exercises "unprecedented" and said they "make clear the support for Georgia by the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member states, especially the U...

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  • Russia Seizes US Properties Over Sanctions, Orders Cuts to Embassy Staff
Russia Seizes US Properties Over Sanctions, Orders Cuts to Embassy Staff

It bars Trump from easing sanctions against Russian Federation unless he seeks congressional approval. Reports of Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election have put a damper on hopes for better ties that the Kremlin had pinned on Trump's presidency.

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  • High court ruling on juvenile lifers hasn't impacted Indiana
High court ruling on juvenile lifers hasn't impacted Indiana

While New York has not sentenced juveniles to life in prison without parole, critics of the parole board said it made little difference if they routinely denied parole to offenders sentenced to decades or life in prison as juveniles. "It's going to be evolving". On July 11, 2017 the Missouri Supreme Court in a 5-1 ruling, ordered a new sentencing h...

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  • Police identify man killed in fiery crash after chase
Police identify man killed in fiery crash after chase

Police say York learned police were after him and he took off in a 2016 Chrysler 200, which was stolen. Milton police attempted to stop the auto, but it continued onto Route 16 south at a high rate of speed. The auto rolled over and caught fire. There was no one else in the vehicle and no other cars were involved, police said. Both sides of R...

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  • Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor promo from UFC 214
Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor promo from UFC 214

Tickets went on sale almost a week ago and were expected to go so fast that promoters implemented a registrations process and lottery system to ensure average fans had a fair shot. -Conor McGregor "superfight" still hasn't happened. Knowing full well that fight fans are going to tune in in record numbers for the contest, which will be broadcast b...

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  • Trump Wants To Blow Up Senate Rules After Obamacare Repeal Push Collapses
Trump Wants To Blow Up Senate Rules After Obamacare Repeal Push Collapses

That capped a week of failed Senate votes on whether to simply repeal, or repeal and replace, the 2010 law, which has provided some 20 million previously uninsured Americans with health coverage. Although Republicans have argued they must act because Obamacare is collapsing under its own weight, independent analyses come to a different conclusion...

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  • Body of missing man found in Buncombe County
Body of missing man found in Buncombe County

Three people are also accused of helping Stroupe hide from police. Stroupe was later found driving Bryson's Honda Ridgeline and was arrested after a five-day manhunt and chase on Thursday in McDowell County. Investigators believe Bryson may have been kidnapped by Phillip Stroupe, 38, in Henderson County on Wednesday. The sheriff wouldn't go int...

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  • Tony Blair Can't Be Prosecuted For Iraq War, British High Court Rules
Tony Blair Can't Be Prosecuted For Iraq War, British High Court Rules

The Attorney General is reported to have intervened in the case and urged the Chief Justice to block the general's legal challenge on the grounds that it was "hopeless" and unarguable because the crime of aggression is not recognised in English law.

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  • Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer at Jersey Shore
Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer at Jersey Shore

The search was suspended Sunday evening. The State Police Marine Unit, the Fire Company and First Aid of Pt. "Such conditions only happen a few times a year along the Jersey Shore", Townsquare New Jersey Chief Meteorologist Dan Zarrow said.

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  • Residents warned to stay indoors after dozen high-security inmates escape prison
Residents warned to stay indoors after dozen high-security inmates escape prison

Local law enforcement is assisting the Walker County Sheriff's Office in the manhunt and urged residents to stay off the streets. According to its website, Walker County Jail was opened in 1998 and houses 250 inmates. Twelve inmates accused of escaping an Alabama prison in July 2017 are pictured. The New York Daily News reports that those sti...

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  • Tropical Depression 6 forms in Gulf of Mexico
Tropical Depression 6 forms in Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Depression Six is located about 65 miles west of Tampa, according to a 6 a.m. Monday, July 31, update from the National Hurricane Center . A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, in this case within the next few hours.

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  • McCain 'No' Vote Sends GOP Back to Square One
McCain 'No' Vote Sends GOP Back to Square One

Among other things, the " skinny " version of Obamacare would have repealed the individual mandate and the employer mandate, ended the tax on medical devices and defunded Planned Parenthood for one year. Ted Cruz took the naysayers to task: "I sadly feel a great many Americans will feel betrayed, that they were lied to". However, it is unlike...

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  • POTUS: GOP Senators Look Like
POTUS: GOP Senators Look Like "Fools" After Skinny Repeal Failure

If Republicans are going to pass great future legislation in the Senate , they must immediately go to a 51 vote majority, not senseless 60... This is something Trump has advocated for before, but now that his party has suffered yet another legislative loss, he wants the Senate to change its rules.

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  • Reince Priebus out as White House chief of staff, John Kelly in
Reince Priebus out as White House chief of staff, John Kelly in

TODD: Given that Reince Priebus and the president weren't always very close, you were - you had a front row seat to that at times. Since Priebus' fate was tied the failure of congressional Republicans to repeal Obamacare, a source told NBC News , Kelly's ability to rub elbows with lawmakers could be a plus for the White House.

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  • Trump pressuring Republicans to vote again on healthcare bill
Trump pressuring Republicans to vote again on healthcare bill

But when Trump tweeted out his idea in May about ending the filibuster in general, McConnell said it wasn't going to happen. The president put Congress on notice on what may happen if they fail. McConnell designed it as a legislative vehicle the Senate could approve and begin talks with the House on a compromise, final bill . "If the pre...

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  • John McCain Burns Mitch McConnell Sides with Democrats
John McCain Burns Mitch McConnell Sides with Democrats

The Senate today is voting on whether to repeal Obamacare without an immediate replacement . But that promise wasn't enough for three Republican senators , including Sen. A few moments later, he made her wildest dreams come true. That's absolutely not what he's said from the beginning. But, Cox said , the fact that Medicaid cuts were...

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  • Govt extends income tax returns filing deadline to August 5
Govt extends income tax returns filing deadline to August 5

However, the interest income falls under the category of taxable income. In case a taxpayer fails to file the tax return by the end of the assessment year (for financial year 2016-17) they have to pay all the tax liabilities, the tax department will impose a penalty of Rs.5,000/- on taxpayers if they fail to convince them with a proper justificat...

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  • U.S. show of force after new North Korean ballistic missile test
U.S. show of force after new North Korean ballistic missile test

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's regime is not only a threat to South Korea , Japan and the U.S., but to China, Russia and United States allies in the Pacific and Indian Oceans, he said. ". they do NOTHING for us with North Korea, just talk". "We will no longer allow this to continue". "Right now we're going to maintain our policy of peaceful...

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