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Gunmen attack Kenyan Deputy President's residence

Gunmen attack Kenyan Deputy President's residence A senior area police chief said the armed assailants stormed the home and still held up in the premises, Xinhua news agency reported. NTV News said gunshots could still be heard from the scene. Specialist officers have been deployed to deal with the intruder". "He said the attack which came at the critical moment when the country was preparing for an election is 'shocking and worrying". [Full Article...]

Tracking the roller-coaster relationship of sacked White House chief Priebus and Trump

Tracking the roller-coaster relationship of sacked White House chief Priebus and Trump After it was announced that Priebus would be leaving, a friend of the Homeland Security secretary told The Washington Post that Kelly, a tough talking Bostoner who spent 45 years in the Marines, is ideally suited to confront the challenges he'll face. [Full Article...]

Sen. Lindsey Graham Releases Statement on White House Shakeup

Sen. Lindsey Graham Releases Statement on White House Shakeup Spicer, who worked with Priebus for years at the Republican National Committee before joining the Trump administration, had been giving fewer press briefings in recent weeks but had been serving as the highest-ranking individual in the communications department. [Full Article...]

House Republicans In Dismay Over Health Care Repeal Failure

House Republicans In Dismay Over Health Care Repeal Failure Obama's law extended coverage to some 20 million people , reducing the nation's uninsured rate to a historic low of around 9 percent. Nonetheless, previous Republican health bills have recognized the importance of having some kind of penalty for people who don't maintain their coverage. [Full Article...]

Trump replaces chief of staff Priebus

The New York Times reported Friday , prior to Trump's announcement, that the President had "openly told people" he wanted "a general" in the chief of staff job. Trump also tweeted at Priebus to thank him for his service. Priebus tells CNN that he resigned on Thursday. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Priebus "has been a devoted Chief of Staff to the President from the beginning" and praised him f... [Full Article...]

Grassley tweet means no new Attorney General in 2017

Grassley tweet means no new Attorney General in 2017 The statute expired in 1999 amid concerns that it provided the independent counsel a " blank check " to conduct lengthy, expensive investigations that some regarded as political in nature. To oust Mueller, Trump needs someone new as Rosenstein's boss, meaning that he needs Sessions gone. He said that it would be inappropriate for Mueller to investigate his and his family's finances and would not... [Full Article...]

Di Resta replaces Massa for Hungarian GP

Di Resta replaces Massa for Hungarian GP The 31-year-old, who has been working as a consultant for Sky Sports F1, will be jumping from the frying pan into the fire, having never driven the team's new-spec FW40 when he heads straight out into qualifying this afternoon. Deputy team principal Claire Williams said before qualifying that Di Resta would be "a bit nervous" about driving on the Hungaroring circuit. "I haven't driven one of t... [Full Article...]

Trump drops Priebus, hires Kelly as staff chief

This presumably means that Kelly will resign as Homeland Security Secretary , but the White House hasn't confirmed that this is the case. That rank has not greatly helped Mr Trump's relations with H.R. He took the job, he says, because it fit his background, and he threw himself into his new role with rigor, earning him the highest compliment from the commander in chief, who called him a "tou... [Full Article...]

Trump Replaces Chief Of Staff, Priebus With John Kelly

Jeff Kaufmann, the Iowa Republican chairman and a vocal Trump supporter, said he'd "certainly felt comfortable" with Priebus as chief of staff . "I used to think, when I'd go to all of my trips up to Bethesda, Walter Reed, I'll go to the funerals with the secretaries of defense, that I could somehow imagine what it would be like", Kelly said. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation orders United States to cut diplomats over new sanctions

Late Thursday, the Senate voted 98-2 for a bill passed earlier by the House that strengthens existing sanctions on Russian Federation and gives Congress the power to block President Donald Trump from lifting them. The Senate on Friday decisively approved a package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea . "The new bill is basically about the relations between Hou... [Full Article...]

Priyanka Chopra working on Bollywood comedy series for ABC

Priyanka Chopra working on Bollywood comedy series for ABC Indian actress Priyanka Chopra , who has found a foothold in Hollywood, is reportedly executive producing a comedy series about Bollywood's dancing diva Madhuri Dixit's life for U.S. After that, he shifted to Denver from Mumbai to start a family. The mother of two sons returned to showbiz around five years ago, and continues to be one of the most charming beauties in the Hindi film industry. [Full Article...]

Illinois Lawmakers Quickly Adjourn Second Day Of School Funding Session

Illinois Lawmakers Quickly Adjourn Second Day Of School Funding Session We're all here", Rauner said. Schools in IL could start classes in a few weeks without receiving any state money to help pay teachers, buy supplies or keep lights on, as a new front in the yearslong fight between the Republican governor and majority Democrats threatens funding for roughly 850 districts statewide. [Full Article...]

Putin approves deployment of Russian air group in Syria

Putin approves deployment of Russian air group in Syria The House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a comprehensive new sanctions bill against Russia , Iran, and North Korea. The Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, passed by a vote of 419-3, includes sanctions against Russian officials in retaliation for their alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election, and against Iran and North Korea in response ... [Full Article...]

Barcelona Star Neymar Storms Out of Training After Clashing With Nelson Semedo

The exit of the 25-year-old is the most talked about move in world football right now, with PSG willing to pay the astronomical €222 (£197m) release-clause of the 25-year-old. Ctrip had said on its Weibo account: "It is with great pity that we announce the cancellation of the "meet and greet" event with Neymar , which was predicted to happen next July 31". [Full Article...]

Iran: US Navy Again Fires Warning Shots Near Its Vessels

Iran: US Navy Again Fires Warning Shots Near Its Vessels Navy's actions in that encounter as a "provocative move that was neutralized by IRGC forces". "At 4:00 PM Friday, July 28, US Nimitz-class aircraft carrier accompanied by its warship, while under surveillance by IRGC missile boats, began flying a helicopter over the "Resalat" gas-oil field and approaching IRGC vessels", the statement added. [Full Article...]

Russia ready to cooperate with US, Russia's Lavrov told Tillerson: ministry

It is expected to garner strong support in the Senate, despite concerns about it from Trump. And Congress would have quickly overturned a veto - a public repudiation that would underscore the President's impotence in this situation. Embassy by next week. The ministry also said it would bar access to a summer house and storage facilities in Moscow used by the USA embassy from August 1. [Full Article...]

Uttar Pradesh: Two Samajwadi Party MLCs resign, may join BJP next

Uttar Pradesh: Two Samajwadi Party MLCs resign, may join BJP next In a jolt to the Samajwadi Party , three of its legislators quit the party on Saturday, alleging suffocation within the party, even as BJP president Amit Shah arrived here on a three-day visit. "People are watching everything". The ways BJP party is using to form the government is not good. "Are they afraid of going to the people?" "Shah's fire-fighting skills are to be put to use in the bala... [Full Article...]

Furious mob hurls petrol bombs at police in London

Furious mob hurls petrol bombs at police in London Scotland Yard said after entering the shop, Mr Charles was seen "trying to swallow an object" and was then taken ill. At one stage a lorry drove through the barricade hitting the wheelie bins and protesters jumped on to the vehicle, clinging to its window and roof. [Full Article...]

Warfare in the White House West Wing breaks into the open

Warfare in the White House West Wing breaks into the open Trump thanked Priebus for his service in another tweet . Those who have departed include former deputy chief of staff Katie Walsh, outgoing press secretary Sean Spicer and press aide Michael Short. In a written statement, Priebus said it has been one of the greatest honours of his life to serve the President and the country. "We'll be working on a transition", he said. [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka signs port deal with China

Sri Lanka signs port deal with China Apart from the $1.12 billion sale price, the Chinese firm will invest another $600 million to develop Hambantota, Samarasinghe said. Sri Lanka will sign a $1.1 billion deal on Saturday to lease the southern Hambantota port to China son Saturday, reports the New York Times . [Full Article...]


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