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Jul 23 2017

Congress strikes deal on bill to slap new sanctions on Russian Federation

Your afternoon shot of politics, sent straight from the desk of Joshua Miller. The Democrats wanted to go further and add language that would allow members other than the...

Jul 23 2017

Greek Island Hit With 2 Aftershocks Following Quake

Officials on the island were assessing damage to cultural monuments and infrastructure, such as the port's 14th-century castle and other older buildings affected by the q...

Jul 23 2017

Grassley calls on 'leaker' to release Sessions-Russia conversation

In an early Saturday morning Twitter rant, Trump ripped the Washington Post , the New York Times , and the former Democratic presidential nominee. One adviser said th...

Jul 23 2017

Sean Spicer unlikely to disappear from television

As for President Trump's re-tooled media team, Regan thinks they need to stop being the brunt of jokes on " Saturday Night Live ", for starters, and sharpen up the mess...

Jul 23 2017

Army sergeant in Hawaii indicted for trying to help ISIS

In the indictment , Kang is accused of sharing tactical military gear and military documents, some classified as secret, with the agents. He is also said to have sworn...

Jul 23 2017

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigns after 6 months

He raised money for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, but later accused the Democrat president of "whacking Wall Street like a piñata". Mr Trump has blamed...

Jul 22 2017

3500-acre forest fire fully contained in New Jersey

The New Jersey State Police, State Park Police, state parks and conservation officers, Washington Township's Office of Emergency Management and Emergency Services, and Ba...

Jul 22 2017

Pentagon withholds military reimbursement to Pakistan

The United States has withheld the disbursement of Dollars 350 million aid to Pakistan after Pentagon chief Jim Mattis informed the Congress that Islamabad has not ...

Jul 22 2017

Barguil happy to take time to end French Tour drought

He had been 52nd out of 167 to tackle the course, and had to wait more than two hours for his victory to be confirmed. Bardet started the day second overall but only na...

Jul 22 2017

Man sues California Lottery for not honoring winning $5M Scratcher

Thomas says he sent his son into the station to exchange winning scratchers for new ones last October. He says no one ever asked his son for ID or stated players had to...

Jul 22 2017

Sean Spicer on SNL Parody: 'It Was Stupid, Silly, Malicious'

The White House held the first on-camera press briefing in weeks following the resignation of Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Friday. Spicer also agreed with Hannity...

Jul 22 2017

UN Chief Deplores Spike of Violence in Jerusalem's Old City

Friday's violence - a stabbing attack that killed three Israelis and clashes which left three Palestinians dead - was among the most severe in recent years. In addition t...

Jul 22 2017

Hopes of Syrian peace raised as ceasefire agreed in 'safe zone'

The ministry said in a statement that the regime stopped its "military operations" in some areas of the East Ghouta region adding: "Any violation [of the ceasefire] will ...

Jul 22 2017

Iran: Tillerson to make announcement on Teheran's compliance with nuclear deal

The US is imposing sanctions on 18 Iranian individuals and entities over their suspected support to Iran's ballistic missile programme and Iranian revolutionary guard , ...

Jul 22 2017

Three Israelis Killed In West Bank Terror Home Invasion

Israeli police revealed they have used tear gas grenades in response to rioters who threw stones at officers. His death was confirmed independently by the Red Crescent...

Jul 22 2017

New portrait released as Britain's Prince George as he celebrates fourth birthday

In a statement, Kensington Palace said that "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to share a new official portrait of Prince George to mark His Royal Highness'...

Jul 22 2017

Ajmer MP faints during meeting; admitted to ICU

The cardiac rhythm and hemodynamics are properly maintained but he is unconscious, said the release. The 62-year-old Sanwar Lal is a Union Minister of State, Water Resour...

Jul 22 2017

Lawmakers nearing deal on Russian Federation sanctions

Bipartisan negotiators are finalizing some tweaks to several areas of the bill, including details on Congress' power to enforce sanctions and changes that were added at t...

Jul 22 2017

Florida's jobless rate drops to lowest in a decade

Phillips, assistant vice president and senior economist at the Dallas Fed. Those new numbers show that the sunshine state's June jobless rate was 4.1 percent, down two-...

Jul 22 2017

Trump didn't want me to quit, press secretary Sean Spicer says

White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned Friday in protest at a major shake-up of Donald Trump's scandal-tainted administration, as pressure mounted...