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Jul 29 2017

Sanctions effort a welcome check on presidency

The Russian Foreign Ministry said it was also seizing a Moscow dacha compound used by United States diplomats for recreation, from August 1, as well as a USA diplomat...

Jul 29 2017

Obamacare Repeal Isn't Dead. It's Undead

One moderate Republican said Trump shared responsibility for the bill's breakdown. "Nobody said Obamacare is ideal", Mr. Schumer said, though accused President Tru...

Jul 29 2017

An American had killed his wife during a cruise on the liner

Kenneth Manzanares , 39, was charged with murdering his wife after he was found with blood on his hands and clothes, and with blood spread throughout the cabin on a Princ...

Jul 29 2017

CNE midway ride shuttered after deadly accident in US

One man died as a result and seven others were injured . Operators who were scheduled to offer midway rides at the Indiana State Fair next month have said they will no...

Jul 29 2017

US Navy warning shot in Gulf was 'unprofessional,' Iran says

The confrontation comes just three days after a U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots near an Iranian vessel that American sailors said came dangerously close to them...

Jul 29 2017

Sri Lanka and China sign long delayed $1.5 billion port deal

The Cabinet approved the agreement Tuesday after a almost six-month delay since the framework deal was signed and immediately drew public criticism and protests. Sarath A...

Jul 29 2017

ObamaCare repeal collapse could lead to higher prices, fewer options for consumers

Vice President Mike Pence was forced to make a rare tiebreaking vote, passing the measure 51-50. John McCain, who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer, would be able ...

Jul 29 2017

US Republicans and White House scrap border tax

Border adjustment had been a central feature of the House GOP tax plan for more than a year, but failed to garner support among Senate Republicans and administration ...

Jul 29 2017

Possible Rain Throughout the Day

This high will clear the clouds Saturday evening into Sunday , leaving us with several days of sunny, summer weather. High temperatures 15 to 19 degrees, with moderate...

Jul 29 2017

Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At US Diplomatic Corps

By now he has scrutinized the final version and since the latter reflects everything he held discussions on, he approves of the document and plans to sign it. Lawmakers s...

Jul 29 2017

This Old Drawing By Donald Trump Just Fetched Silly Money At Auction

The sketch, auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions, features Trump Tower at the center. Michael Kirk the auctioneer said, the drawing had received five times more inte...

Jul 29 2017

North Korea says missile test shows all USA within range

This handout photo taken on July 5, 2017 and provided by US Forces Korea (USFK) in Seoul shows US M270 Multiple Launch Rocket System (R) firing an MGM-140 Army Tactical M...

Jul 29 2017

Putin in Finland on centenary of independence from Russian Federation

He dismissed Congressional investigations into Russia's alleged meddling in last year's USA presidential election, calling them a symptom of growing anti-Russian hysteria...

Jul 29 2017

Meet John F. Kelly, Donald Trump's new White House chief of staff

Yet Priebus was overruled, and Scaramucci was not only hired, but allowed to report directly to Trump - not the White House chief of staff. Priebus and Scaramucci fle...

Jul 29 2017

Russian Federation retaliates for U.S. sanctions by ousting diplomats

Passed by the House of Representatives early this week, the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act was passed by the Senate 98-2 votes. The bill underwent...

Jul 29 2017

Speaker Ryan Will Compromise with Senate on Obamacare Reform

Senate Democrats were joined in opposition by three Republicans - Maine's Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Arizona's John McCain. McCain had issued a pretty ...

Jul 29 2017

John McCain to begin cancer treatment in Arizona next week

The Arizona senator's return to Washington met bipartisan applause. Earlier this month, after surgery to remove a blood clot above his eye, McCain was diagnosed with a ...

Jul 29 2017

Trump intends to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill: White House

Trump read early drafts of the bill , negotiated elements of it and "based on its responsiveness to his negotiations, approves the bill and intends to sign it", the Whit...

Jul 29 2017

US Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia; Putin vows retaliation

The policy will also add sanctions against North Korea and Iran . Russian President Vladimir Putin , who has repeatedly denied USA allegations that Russia interfe...

Jul 29 2017

Donald Trump to sign Russian Federation sanctions, Moscow retaliates

U.S. President Donald Trump could veto pending legislation which would slap new sanctions on Russian Federation, in order to push for a tougher deal, a top White House ai...