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Jordan: Israeli embassy attack over 'furniture delivery deadlines'

Jordan: Israeli embassy attack over 'furniture delivery deadlines' Jordanian anger at the killings was inflamed by footage of Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu embracing and patting the security guard on the shoulder on his arrival back in Israel. One of the workers attacked the Israeli security official from the rear and began stabbing him with a screwdriver. King Abdullah said the way the incident was handled would affect relations. [Full Article...]

House leader says willing to do conference committee on healthcare

House leader says willing to do conference committee on healthcare Ryan's comments follow GOP Sens. "It's unacceptable", said Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC). We have to keep working at this until we get the job done. "The only way we get major things done in America, in the Congress and particular in the Senate is bipartisan", Schumer said. Graham's criticisms of the bill he might vote for were the most scathing. [Full Article...]

Hammond outlines Brexit bargain in effort to unite Tories

Hammond outlines Brexit bargain in effort to unite Tories On Thursday, Rudd commissioned the independent migration advisory committee (MAC ) to examine the British labour market and the overall role of migration in the wider economy, and to consult on a new immigration system. "It's not a straightforward issue". It is high time that we had an objective evaluation of the true costs and benefits of European Union migration. [Full Article...]

MSNBC Analyst: ICE Director Is 'Head of Violent Gang'

MSNBC Analyst: ICE Director Is 'Head of Violent Gang' That ruling, issued by the state's Supreme Judicial Court on Monday, barred state and local police from holding people wanted only for civil immigration infractions. "Please, be respectful", Lyons said, trying to calm the protesters. As Homan briefed reporters on the Trump administration's crackdown on criminal organizations, like the violent MS-13 gang, infiltrating the United States and ille... [Full Article...]

1 person dead, several injured in stabbing attack at German supermarket

1 person dead, several injured in stabbing attack at German supermarket He fled the scene, but was followed by witnesses who alerted police to his location and was arrested shortly after near the scene. One person was killed and several were injured in an attack by a lone knifeman in a supermarket in the northern German city of Hamburg on Friday, police said. [Full Article...]

Former Uzbek president's daughter gets 5 years in prison

Former Uzbek president's daughter gets 5 years in prison Ms Karimova, 45, was tipped to succeed her father, who died previous year, until she fell out with her family in 2014. Once the country's ambassador to Spain, Gulnara Karimova's name became the worldwide face of Uzbekistan, running significant business interests, including a fashion label and jewellery collection, and recording pop videos. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Removes PM From Office

Supreme Court Removes PM From Office Sharif may not appeal the court's rulings. The articles state that a member of Parliament should be "truthful" and "righteous". Disqualifying the prime minister from holding office, the judges said Sharif had been dishonest to Parliament and the courts and was not fit to hold the position. [Full Article...]

Polish leader says government will target media after courts

Polish leader says government will target media after courts On Monday, Poland's President Duda announced he was vetoing the two controversial bills backed by the country's conservative government to overhaul the courts. It urged the Polish authorities to rectify the situation within one month, including by not attempting to dismiss or force the retirement of Supreme Court judges. [Full Article...]

Senate Overwhelmingly Sends Russia Sanctions Bill to Trump's Desk

Senate Overwhelmingly Sends Russia Sanctions Bill to Trump's Desk Jared Kushner returned to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to face a second round of questions about Russia's role in Donald Trump's presidential campaign. "It's critical the Senate act promptly on this legislation", Schumer said , calling for passage before lawmakers leave for summer recess. "If I were advising them, to even consider vetoing something with this support is not probably in anybody's... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation is retaliating against new U.S. sanctions. Here's what that actually means

Russian Federation is retaliating against new U.S. sanctions. Here's what that actually means Trump now has 10 days, excluding Sundays, to decide whether to sign the bill into law or veto the legislation, at which point the Congress could override his veto by a two-thirds majority. "As you know, we are exercising restraint and patience, but at some moment we'll have to retaliate". Weeks after a diplomatic summit between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin led to a ceasefire in... [Full Article...]

Debate on Obamacare repeal: Here's what happened in the US Senate

Debate on Obamacare repeal: Here's what happened in the US Senate Sen. John McCain is back in Washington , D.C. - and it's a little bit sooner than people expected. Lawmakers have begun speaking about a "skinny" repeal that would dismantle only parts of the Affordable Care Act , but it is not yet clear whether the plan will gain traction this week. [Full Article...]

Capito Statement on Health Care, Vote to Repeal Obamacare - Shelley Moore Capito

Capito Statement on Health Care, Vote to Repeal Obamacare - Shelley Moore Capito All of the Senate health care discussion drafts have failed to address these concerns adequately. She promised West Virginians last week she would not vote for repeal without a plan in place. It's also been a success in other Appalachian states like Kentucky , which - despite Senator Mitch McConnell's claims that it is failing - has seen the most drastic fall in the adult uninsured rate of any ... [Full Article...]

British driver totals Ferrari an hour after purchase

British driver totals Ferrari an hour after purchase A driver watched his newly-bought Ferrari 430 Scuderia go up in smoke after he crashed the supercar just an hour after collecting it. Miraculously, he emerged largely unscathed. The driver, who has not been named by police, lost control of the auto in wet conditions. Local police called it a " miracle escape ", but the auto was not so lucky. [Full Article...]

Putin seizes United States buildings in shock RETALIATION to crackdown on Russian Federation

Putin seizes United States buildings in shock RETALIATION to crackdown on Russian Federation Congress. "The adoption of the new law on sanctions clearly showed that relations with Russian Federation have become hostage to the internal political struggle within the United States itself", the ministry said in its statement . Senate vote to impose tougher sanctions on Russia, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday. "As part of our reciprocal steps we reserve the right for other measures, whi... [Full Article...]

48 people injured in Barcelona train crash

48 people injured in Barcelona train crash The driver was among those hurt in the crash, according to Reuters. At least 5 people have suffered from grievous injuries. Most of the injured passengers were travelling in the front carriage. The area of the smash has been cordoned off as officials invesigate. BBC reports the train failed to brake when entering the station, smashing into the buffers at the platform. [Full Article...]

Monster Hunter World Weapon Details

Monster Hunter World Weapon Details That said, maybe you have some legitimate concerns about the game- maybe you're anxious about the weapons variety in it so far, for instance, especially since Capcom hasn't actually shown those other weapons yet. Ranged weapons like the bowgun enable you to keep your distance, while support style weapons like the hunting horn plays melodies that will buff your team of hunters. [Full Article...]

Repeal-And-Replace Effort In Senate Still Dominated By Confusion

Repeal-And-Replace Effort In Senate Still Dominated By Confusion Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah to vote for a measure that leaves the basic structure of the Affordable Care Act in place, hoping that House-Senate negotiations could produce a more ambitious repeal. The rejection of "clean repeal" pushed by Sen. Today we witnessed an nearly total breakdown of basic democratic norms that has resulted in the U.S. [Full Article...]

Trump Just Attacked & Intimidated Another Republican

Trump Just Attacked & Intimidated Another Republican Trump has repeatedly grilled fellow Republicans for not following through on their - and his - campaign pledge to repeal and replace Obamacare . If the Senate does pass some form of skinny repeal at some point tonight, that is not the end of the story. [Full Article...]

US House OK's new Russian Federation sanctions

US House OK's new Russian Federation sanctions Republican Senator Bob Corker , chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, earlier told reporters there were still issues under discussion and any announcement about a deal to move the bill forward "seemed somewhat premature". [Full Article...]

Japan's defense minister to resign on Friday: NHK

Japan's defense minister to resign on Friday: NHK The 58-year-old lawyer-turned-politician had been seen by some as potentially Japan's first female prime minister when she was picked as defense minister in the previous Cabinet reshuffle on August 3 last year, but her one-year stint was marred by gaffes and missteps. [Full Article...]


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