White House says Trump yet to sign Russia sanctions bill

Trump's statement distancing himself from the bill is similar in tone to the Kremlin response; both blame Congress and political divisions in the United States for the new sanctions. The Guardian reports that Richard Painter , ethics lawyer unde... More..

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When the Daily Telegraph accidentally 'killed' Prince Philip
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

When the Daily Telegraph accidentally 'killed' Prince Philip

When Buckingham Palace announced earlier this year that he had decided not to carry out any more public duties after this month, May offered the nation's "deepest gratitude and good wishes" to him. The Duke o...More..

Kenya: Missing electoral body official found murdered
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

Kenya: Missing electoral body official found murdered

According to the Nairobi newspaper, Mr. Msando suffered injuries on his head and stomach in addition to a broken arm and several cut wounds on his hands. "We will honor him by doing what is right for the countr...More..

Trump Introduces Merit-Based Immigration Reform
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

Trump Introduces Merit-Based Immigration Reform

The White House said that only 1 in 15 immigrants comes to the USA due to their skills, and the current system fails to place a priority on highly skilled immigrants. Trump declares the bill to be the most ...More..

DoJ's Civil Rights Division to Target Affirmative Action
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

DoJ's Civil Rights Division to Target Affirmative Action

The Justice Department is working on a new directive to pursue inquiries and lawsuits against colleges they determine have engaged in discrimination "against white applicants", according to an internal docu...More..

Tillerson Expressed Readiness to Cooperate with Russian Federation on Syrian Settlement
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

Tillerson Expressed Readiness to Cooperate with Russian Federation on Syrian Settlement

Since Trump took office, Tillerson said , the administration has been "very clear" with Russian Federation that "we want to work with you, but you are going to have to take some steps to address some of these ...More..

Gujarat Congress 44 MLAs in Bengaluru not allowed to go out
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

Gujarat Congress 44 MLAs in Bengaluru not allowed to go out

The Income Tax Department has raided the Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar's residence and seized Rs 5 crore in cash. 44 Gujarat Congress MLAs may have been on a roll at the plush Eagleton Golf Resort in ...More..

US Vacates Russia Compounds Targeted Over Sanctions
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

US Vacates Russia Compounds Targeted Over Sanctions

Today American staff were pictured leaving the estate in Moscow's Serebryany Bor Park after the Russian government said they could no longer use it. have definitively dissipated", Vedomosti business daily wro...More..

UK PM's office says free movement from European Union will end in 2019
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

UK PM's office says free movement from European Union will end in 2019

With the prime minister on holiday, the chancellor has made a series of interventions, including claiming that the UK's relationship could look " similar in many ways" for some time after formally leaving the ...More..

RT America: Senators call for blocking Chinese trade deals, 'destroying' North Korea
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

RT America: Senators call for blocking Chinese trade deals, 'destroying' North Korea

On Monday, Trump expressed confidence the US would handle the situation. Meanwhile, the primary USA strategy for North Korea continues to lean hard on China to " put a heavy move ", whatever that means, on No...More..

Trump fires Scaramucci after 10 days
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Trump fires Scaramucci after 10 days

He told aides gathered in early-morning staff meetings that he meant to impose a new sense of order and operational discipline that had been absent under his predecessor. Whipple argues that's no way to operate...More..

Partial solar eclipse to be visible from UNF
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Partial solar eclipse to be visible from UNF

According to an article I read online on the Columbia State newspaper's website , Columbia is expected to have the longest total eclipse for a metro area on the East Coast. A viewing party hosted by Campus...More..

White House: Trump 'weighed in' on statement as 'any father would'
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

White House: Trump 'weighed in' on statement as 'any father would'

During Tuesday's White House press briefing, ABC News' Cecilia Vega asked freshly promoted press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders about that time Donald Trump goofed around and told an audience of cops ...More..

Trump told Fox News to run Seth Rich conspiracy story, lawsuit alleges
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Trump told Fox News to run Seth Rich conspiracy story, lawsuit alleges

Despite Fox News' retraction, Wheeler says that the network never cleared his name "and never admitted that Zimmerman had misquoted him". Wheeler, a Fox contributor who looked into Rich's July 2016 murder f...More..

Body of Texas woman found buried in sand on Maryland beach
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Body of Texas woman found buried in sand on Maryland beach

Officers arrived in the area of around 6:30 a.m. on Monday after learning of a body on the beach in the sand. According to online reports from 'DelmarvaNow ,' O'Connor was vacationing with her parents when s...More..

OH couple arrested after human body found inside padlocked freezer
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

OH couple arrested after human body found inside padlocked freezer

The corpse was discovered after Novoa brought it to a friend's house. Layton reportedly moved into Graves' home with Novoa and essentially replaced the victim - driving her auto, using her cell phone and food...More..

Jordan's Lower House votes to repeal law protecting rapists who marry
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Jordan's Lower House votes to repeal law protecting rapists who marry

This includes the belief that having a rape victim in the family is shameful, and that such "shame" can be expunged through marriage. Tarawneh called for a vote and the MPs voted in favour of rejecting the Lo...More..

Half of older Leave voters would accept job loss for Brexit
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Half of older Leave voters would accept job loss for Brexit

The poll comes as Prime Minister Theresa May advocates for a so-called hard Brexit , which would end the free movement of goods, services and people between the United Kingdom and European Union. But asked...More..

Venezuelan police seize 2 opposition leaders from their homes
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Venezuelan police seize 2 opposition leaders from their homes

McMaster said the sanctions were put in place because Maduro has refused to "head the call" from countless worldwide voices urging him to restore democracy to the nation. They had called on Venezuelans to j...More..

Opposition demands rollback of subsidised LPG price rise
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Opposition demands rollback of subsidised LPG price rise

Earlier, the PNG ministry had asked public sector oil marketing companies to raise prices of subsidised domestic LPG cylinders by Rs 2 per 14.2 kg every month, excluding Value-Added Tax, with effect from July 1...More..

Germany calls for European Union countermeasures against U.S. following Russian sanctions
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Germany calls for European Union countermeasures against U.S. following Russian sanctions

Further west, however, the increasingly aggressive USA policy - in keeping with Trump's "America First" slogan and pledge to reinvigorate United States energy firms - is only raising hackles. This measure direc...More..

Phoenix infant dies in hot auto _ second such death in city
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Phoenix infant dies in hot auto _ second such death in city

Mercedes Fortune of the Phoenix Police Department. No arrests were made. Phoenix Fire arrived and the 1-year-old boy was pronounced dead on scene. This is the second case of an infant dying after being le...More..

Laskar Terrorist Abu Dujana Killed in Jammu-Kashmir Encounter
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Laskar Terrorist Abu Dujana Killed in Jammu-Kashmir Encounter

Dujana, the divisional commander of the LeT , hails from the Gilgit-Baltistan region in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and is believed to be the longest surviving militant in Jammu and Kashmir . Dujana was...More..

Nitish Praises Prime Minister After Newly Formed Alliance With BJP
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Nitish Praises Prime Minister After Newly Formed Alliance With BJP

He claimed his move was inspired by "conscience" as he couldn't possibly support RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his son who was deputy CM, Tejashwi Yadav, following their being named in a CBI corruption case. 19 a...More..

European states bid to host UK-based EU bodies
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

European states bid to host UK-based EU bodies

The European Medicines Agency and The European Banking Authority are now based in London and Brussels is one of the suggestions for their respective relocations following Brexit , according to an announcem...More..

West Michigan Vietnam Vet Receives Medal Of Honor
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

West Michigan Vietnam Vet Receives Medal Of Honor

In announcing the honor last month, the White House said McCloughan "voluntarily risked his life on nine separate occasions to rescue wounded and disoriented comrades". They submitted affidavits describing McCl...More..

Tony Blair prosecution over Iraq war is blocked in High Court
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Tony Blair prosecution over Iraq war is blocked in High Court

Despite the tenacious arguments presented by Mansfield on behalf of al-Rabbat, Lord Chief Justice John Thomas and Justice Duncan Ouseley echoed the argument of the attorney general for England and Wales who...More..

War of words in Lok Sabha over cow vigilantism
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

War of words in Lok Sabha over cow vigilantism

The debate over the issue in the Lok Sabha saw some heated exchanges between treasury and opposition benches, as opposition members hit out at the government for the situation. "What action have you taken aga...More..

Russian Federation vows further retaliation if United States advances sanctions
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Russian Federation vows further retaliation if United States advances sanctions

Lawmakers said they also made adjustments so the sanctions on Russia's energy sector didn't undercut the ability of US allies in Europe to get access to oil and gas resources outside of Russian Federation. Euro...More..

Apple Takes Out VPN Apps in China
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Apple Takes Out VPN Apps in China

Apple has made swift moves to comply, despite concerns by overseas business groups who say the law's strict data rules and storage requirements are overly vague. Apple's growth in smartphones is highly linked...More..

Moscow courthouse shooting: Three killed, two injured in gun attack
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Moscow courthouse shooting: Three killed, two injured in gun attack

The court staff were completely evacuated during the shootout. A lawyer at the court, Sofya Rubasskaya, said: "I heard shots, there were more than 20 shots". According to Prosecutors, the gangs put spikes on...More..

Transgender US soldier felt 'fired' by Trump's tweet
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Transgender US soldier felt 'fired' by Trump's tweet

In a series of tweets , Trump said allowing transgender troops to serve is an unacceptable burden on the military's ability to fight and win wars. Not letting volunteers serve because they are transgender is b...More..

Cooler temperatures overnight with another lovely day on Monday — FIRST ALERT FORECAST
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Cooler temperatures overnight with another lovely day on Monday — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Monday afternoon highs will be in the low/ mid-90s with partly cloudy conditions and have winds from the east/ southeast at 5-15 miles per hour. Thursday: A 30 percent ...More..

A Federal Judge Just Found Joe Arpaio Guilty of Criminal Contempt
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

A Federal Judge Just Found Joe Arpaio Guilty of Criminal Contempt

Prosecutors say Arpaio ignored the order so he could promote his immigration efforts to boost his 2012 campaign. Bolton delivered her verdict more than four weeks after the conclusion of a five-day non-jury...More..

Afghan mosque blast 'kills many — BBCI
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Afghan mosque blast 'kills many — BBCI

Mohammed Rafique Shehrzai. A deadly explosion has taken place in Herat city in West of Afghanistan as there are fears that dozens of people have been killed or wounded. The incident happened in a Shite mosq...More..

One inmate still on loose after 12 escape Alabama county jail
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

One inmate still on loose after 12 escape Alabama county jail

But unbeknownst to the guard, he had inadvertently unlocked the door that opens to the outside. Underwood added that he's not going to make excuses but it was a human error from a young lad. As of now, it's u...More..

by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Justin Wilson should bolster Cubs' bullpen

Catcher Alex Avila is headed for the Chicago Cubs , traded by his father, Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila . The Chicago Cubs acquired Detroit Tigers closer Justin Wilson and catcher Ale...More..

Illinois Senate Sends School Reform Bill to Gov. Rauner
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Illinois Senate Sends School Reform Bill to Gov. Rauner

Some say Democrats planned it this way by using a procedural maneuver to keep the bill from Rauner for two months after it cleared both chambers. IL lawmakers have resumed negotiations on a plan to provide fu...More..

by | Monday, July 31, 2017

Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At US Diplomatic Corps

But there was "very little political space or rational for Trump to veto", said Aaron David Miller, a vice president at the Wilson Center, said prior to the White House announcement Friday night. The Senate vot...More..

Russian Federation orders cut in USA diplomats in reaction to sanctions
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

Russian Federation orders cut in USA diplomats in reaction to sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking at a joint news conference with his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto, derided the move as the latest act of "insolence" directed toward Moscow by Washington stemming...More..

Finnish president comments on new U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

Finnish president comments on new U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation

In response to the House vote, Putin accused U.S. lawmakers of insolence and said Russian Federation would respond if the U.S. Senate also approves the legislation and President Donald Trump signs it into...More..

Amit Shah resets his sights: Eyes national role
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

Amit Shah resets his sights: Eyes national role

The BJP on Tuesday announced that Shah and Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani will contest Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat . This would be the first time Shah contests an election to become a Member of P...More..

Homeland security secretary replaces Priebus at White House
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

Homeland security secretary replaces Priebus at White House

On Thursday night, in a freaky interview with New Yorker reporter Ryan Lizza, Anthony Scaramucci , Mr Trump's new Director of Communications, said that Mr Priebus would not last much longer. A Marine, Kell...More..

President Trump tweets that John Kelly is new chief of staff
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

President Trump tweets that John Kelly is new chief of staff

The announcement was made in two tweets just before 5PM EST. After all the build up that White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus might be on his way out, it finally was announced Friday evening , but...More..

Trump tweets about new chief of staff
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

Trump tweets about new chief of staff

Trump called Kelly a "great leader" and "great American". He said: "John has also done a spectacular job at Homeland Security ". In one signal, as Trump boarded Air Force One Friday for a trip to NY, both Pr...More..

The attractive weather will last into the work week
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

The attractive weather will last into the work week

Rain won't make it into central Kansas, where it will be warmer, with highs in the low 80s (still about 10-15° cooler than average). Totally sunny on Sunday with highs in the upper 70s to low 80s. Afternoon...More..

Pakistan opposition chooses Sheikh Rashid as PM candidate
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

Pakistan opposition chooses Sheikh Rashid as PM candidate

Pakistan's main opposition leader Imran Khan plans to hold a rally celebrating Sharif's ousting in the capital Islamabad later Sunday, July 30 . Mr Sharif has named ex-minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as hi...More..

Lawmakers urge pardon for Azaria after court upholds prison sentence
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

Lawmakers urge pardon for Azaria after court upholds prison sentence

Azaria arrived at the military court in Tel Aviv on Sunday in a white V-neck shirt, smiling and hugging family members as he has done at previous hearings. "I have no doubt that the chief of staff will take all...More..

by | Monday, July 31, 2017

No retreat on demands to Qatar: Boycotting Arab nations

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on Sunday accused Qatar of trying to politicize the Hajj pilgrimage amid a Gulf crisis. Kuwait، acting as a mediator in the crisis، handed over to Doha the ultimatum of t...More..

Boy Scouts of America apologizes for Trump's 'political rhetoric'
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

Boy Scouts of America apologizes for Trump's 'political rhetoric'

That's strictly not what the jamboree and Boy Scouts organization is about - and it wasn't the intended result of inviting Trump to speak. "These character-building experiences have not diminished in rece...More..