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Russia Sanctions Bill Heads to the President's Desk

Russia Sanctions Bill Heads to the President's Desk If he opts for a veto , the bill can become law anyway if two-thirds of both the House and Senate vote for an override. Although the Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act also punishes North Korea and Iran for their aggression, the Russia portion of the legislation has received the most attention, given Mr. [Full Article...]

Ricciardo dominates Hungarian GP practice

Ricciardo dominates Hungarian GP practice Palmer was responsible for bringing out the red flags in the dying stages of the session when he ran wide over the kerbs at Turn 4 and lost his front wing as well as several other pieces of bodywork. "It's been a good track to me [in the past], it's been one of my best circuits, but I would definitely say this is one of the harder Fridays I can remember". [Full Article...]

WSP cars repaired after troopers report carbon monoxide exposure

WSP cars repaired after troopers report carbon monoxide exposure A handful of law enforcement agencies throughout Texas have started putting in detectors to alert the officer if carbon monoxide leaks in the vehicle's cabin. However, in a statement Thursday evening, the auto maker said it was continuing to investigate. Sergeant Zachary Lahood in Austin, Texas was calling for help as his dash cam was rolling. [Full Article...]

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

He has been a true star of my Administration". He thanked Priebus for his service, saying he was "proud" of his former chief of staff. Trump thanked him for his service and "dedication to his country". House Speaker Paul Ryan, a longtime friend of Priebus', said he "left it all out on the field, for our party and our country". Priebus's removal comes the night after Republicans in the Senate f... [Full Article...]

Man Totals Ferrari ONE HOUR After Buying It

Man Totals Ferrari ONE HOUR After Buying It To buy such a auto is surely a dream for any Ferrari fan, so we certainly feel for this fellow who had his dream, then lost it all within the span of just one hour. . According to Ferrari's website, F1 racing legend Michael Schumacher "spent a lot of time testing the 430 Scuderia when it was being developed". It was one of several variations of the high-speed 430 model, which Ferrari produced ... [Full Article...]

Firefighters chop off head of snake as it's biting woman's face

Firefighters chop off head of snake as it's biting woman's face An Ohio woman was rescued after she called 911 to say a 5-foot boa constrictor was stuck to her face. Picture of a seized boa constrictor taken at a reception centre for wild animals in Bogota on April 28, 2009. When firefighters arrived, the woman was lying in her driveway with the snake around her neck, authorities said. "There's blood everywhere", the woman said. [Full Article...]

Lavrov says Moscow had to react to USA sanctions

Lavrov says Moscow had to react to USA sanctions The U.S. embassy in Moscow and the State Department both declined to say. Russia's foreign ministry on Friday announced counter measures in response to tough new sanctions proposed by the United States, ordering Washington to reduce its diplomatic staff. [Full Article...]

IN officer shot and killed while responding to crash

IN officer shot and killed while responding to crash The Homecroft officer and an off-duty Johnson County Sheriff's deputy who was in the location at the time returned fire and hit the shooter, authorities said. He was a six-year veteran of the department. Allan was awarded the Officer of the Year award in 2015, according to the Southside Times . Bryan McGary, a resident of the neighborhood, told AP, "It's just hard to believe that this would h... [Full Article...]

Speaker Ryan Will Compromise with Senate on Obamacare Reform

Speaker Ryan Will Compromise with Senate on Obamacare Reform The key congressional and White House officials said they wanted the bill to start moving through relevant committees "this fall". "I am disappointed and frustrated, but we should not give up", Speaker Paul Ryan said in a written statement issued after what was described as a somber closed door meeting with House Republicans, just hours after the Senate had run aground on a GOP "skinny" health... [Full Article...]

Police nab 4, including CPM councilor, for attacking BJP office

Police nab 4, including CPM councilor, for attacking BJP office The capital city of Kerala is in a state of heightened alert after a night of wild cat attacks when cadres of the ruling CPI (M ) and the BJP targeted each other's houses and property. With tension between the two political camps prevailing in some pockets of Thiruvananthapuram, more policemen have been deployed near party offices and in vulnerable areas. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation boots United States diplomats in retaliation for new sanctions

Russian Federation boots United States diplomats in retaliation for new sanctions Mr Ryabkov told Interfax the new sanctions bill was the "brainchild" of US Congressmen who hated Russian Federation and wanted to box in Mr Trump. Trump denies any collusion between his campaign and Moscow. "The United States is using Russia's alleged interference in its domestic affairs as an absolutely contrived excuse for its persevering and crude campaigns against Russian Federation". [Full Article...]

Massachusetts Republicans want arrests for illegal immigration

Massachusetts Republicans want arrests for illegal immigration This week, the Trump administration made clear that it would prioritize the immigration enforcement of anyone affiliated with MS-13, a gang associated with brutal murders in the United States and in Central America. It was unclear how many of those arrested fell into more than one of those categories. Advocates for undocumented immigrants have assailed the change in approach, calling it cr... [Full Article...]

Shark jumps onto fishing boat, gets stuck

Shark jumps onto fishing boat, gets stuck In the now-viral video taken by those on the boat, someone can be heard saying "He jumped on the boat, oh my god!", as crew members decide how to handle the situation. Eventually, the shark is submerged into the water as the rope is cut to release it into its regular natural surroundings. It then slips into the water and swims away. [Full Article...]

Two teenagers accused of arson after thousands flee French wildfires

Two teenagers accused of arson after thousands flee French wildfires Francois Arizzi, mayor of Bormes-Les-Mimosas, a French tourist town in the Var that saw one of the most dramatic wildfires, was among several officials to speculate a human hand was the origin of some of the five days of wildfires. "I will go straight away to the camping site for sure". The fires have so far turned an estimated 7,200 hectares of land to ashes in just four days. There have been n... [Full Article...]

N.Korea Can Field Intercontinental Nuke 'Within a Year'

N.Korea Can Field Intercontinental Nuke 'Within a Year' Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he was convening an emergency meeting of officials after the launch . The move is, reportedly, part of "follow-up" measures to those proposed by South Korean President Moon Jae-in in his "Berlin Initiative" speech earlier in the month . [Full Article...]

Boko Haram attack: 5 UNIMAID staff killed, 4 missing - ASUU

Boko Haram attack: 5 UNIMAID staff killed, 4 missing - ASUU Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu , Nigeria's junior oil minister, said in a statement the attack was "unfortunate" but did not say how many had died. The casualties include at least four deaths of researchers and staff from the University of Maiduguri, who were working with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC ). [Full Article...]

Key Trump Associates Talk With Investigators About Russia Ties

Key Trump Associates Talk With Investigators About Russia Ties The person demanded anonymity to discuss the private negotiations. President Donald Trump says Jared Kushner , his son-in-law and senior White House adviser, "did very well yesterday in proving he did not collude with the Russians". Glenn Simpson, the CEO of Fusion GPS, which commissioned a controversial dossier alleging connections between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, was a... [Full Article...]

10-year-old rape victim denied abortion by India's Supreme Court

10-year-old rape victim denied abortion by India's Supreme Court Earlier, the Apex Court on Monday sought the response of the Centre on a plea seeking abortion of the rape survivor from Chandigarh. The petition, filed by advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava, has also sought appropriate guidelines be framed by the top court to set up a permanent medical board in each district of India for expedient termination of pregnancies in exceptional cases involving minor ... [Full Article...]

US Hits Iran With Sanctions After 'Provocative' Space Launch

US Hits Iran With Sanctions After 'Provocative' Space Launch YouTube: A Simorgh rocket was launched from the Imam Khomeini National Space Center, Iran, on 27 July 2017. The test, however, was not successful. US military officials say they anticipated Thursday's launch. "Progress in Iran's space program could shorten a pathway to an ICBM because space launch vehicles (SLV) use inherently similar technologies", the report said. [Full Article...]

President Trump names new chief of staff, ousting Reince Priebus

President Trump names new chief of staff, ousting Reince Priebus The president made the announcement via a tweet: "I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff". The issue, he said, was that he believed Priebus had been anxious about the dinner because he hadn't been invited. But there were signs that Priebus was, at times, out of the loop, like when Trump chose to hire Scaramucci. [Full Article...]


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