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Trump's new chief of staff John Kelly a retired Marine general

Long story short, Scaramucci had more than a few choice words about Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Chief Strategist Steve Bannon . "I'm not going to get into that subject ", Priebus said of Scaramucci's disparaging comments about him published Thursday in The New Yorker . [Full Article...]

Hamburg Stabbing Suspect is Known Radical

Hamburg Stabbing Suspect is Known Radical Witnesses reported that the 25-year old assailant identified only as Ahmad A. removed a large kitchen knife from the store's shelves, ripped off the packaging and began lashing out at customers while yelling "Allahu Akhbar" (Allah is greater). [Full Article...]

US Senate approves sanctions bill targeting Russia, Iran, DPRK

US Senate approves sanctions bill targeting Russia, Iran, DPRK Germany's foreign minister says his country won't accept new US sanctions against Russian Federation being applied to European companies but is underlining Berlin's hopes of coordinating policy toward Moscow . On the campaign trail, in between slandering Mexicans and threatening to throw his political opponents in prison, Donald Trump spent a good deal of time lavishing praise on Russian pre... [Full Article...]

Exploding package critically burns man in Queens

Exploding package critically burns man in Queens When the man went to his mailbox and attempted to open the package, it exploded, authorities said . NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce says the explosive was rigged to detonate when someone opened it. The victim rents out two apartments at the home, and police said the package may have been addressed to someone there. One resident of the house told ABC7 that her father had brought the pack... [Full Article...]

Fincantieri deal for STX France thwarted

Fincantieri deal for STX France thwarted French president Emmanuel Macron decides to temporarily nationalise yard in order to strike better deal. Macron's administration proposed a new 50:50 share capital agreement with Fincantieri, which would also let the shipbuilder appoint the president and general manager, giving it operational control. [Full Article...]

Congress Passes Sanctions on Russia, Now Heads to Trump

Congress Passes Sanctions on Russia, Now Heads to Trump In addition, beginning August 1, Russian Federation will suspend US access to a recreational property on the island of Serebryany Bor and a section of warehouses in the southern section of Moscow. "I just don't think that's a good way to start off as president". The bill underwent revisions to address concerns voiced by American oil and natural gas companies that sanctions specific to Russia's ... [Full Article...]

Houthis claim attack on UAE ship off Yemen's west coast

Houthis claim attack on UAE ship off Yemen's west coast The Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen's government said Shiite Houthi rebels on Saturday used a remote-controlled boat packed with explosives to attack the Red Sea Port of Mokha, but without causing casualties. On January 21, the Yemeni Coast Guard warned enemies' battleships against using the strategic Bab el-Mandeb Strait, which connects the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden, to bomb civilian target... [Full Article...]

NJ Reacts to Health Care Repeal Failure

NJ Reacts to Health Care Repeal Failure The language used by McCain in 2017 is eerily similar to what he said to Obama in 2010. This came less than 12 hours after McConnell essentially conceded that a repeal of the Affordable Care Act can not be passed and that it's time to move on. [Full Article...]

Jan-Matti Latvala retires from Rally Finland lead

Jan-Matti Latvala retires from Rally Finland lead Hayden Paddon in action on the second day of the Rally of Finland. "We were going through a blind left, into a right, when all of a sudden I caught sight of a big football-sized rock in the road". "Unfortunately we ran just a little bit wide on a fast left hander and hit a rock that was in a ditch". We could not avoid it and it broke the suspension arm. [Full Article...]

Valley Veteran Trans Woman Reacts To Trump Tweet

Military brass are asking for a written directive beyond random tweetstorms and despite huzzahs from presidential advisers, it's far from clear whether such a policy is legally enforceable. Meehan said in his own emailed statement that he opposes spending tax dollars on transition-related care but that he does not believe in a ban on transgender military involvement. [Full Article...]

Launch of Simorgh satellite carrier, Iran's strategic move: Senior MP

Launch of Simorgh satellite carrier, Iran's strategic move: Senior MP On Thursday, Congress sent a new package of sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea to President Trump's desk. The Guards "ignored the unconventional move by the US ships and continued their mission, after which the supercarrier and its warship left the area", the statement added. [Full Article...]

Indianapolis man accused of killing officer trying to help auto crash

Indianapolis man accused of killing officer trying to help auto crash Those close to Brown say that's not who he is. Police arrested a 28-year-old man accused of gunning down an officer who was trying to help him and someone else Thursday after their auto overturned and came to rest in a front yard along a busy street in an Indianapolis suburb. [Full Article...]

Rift between House, Senate GOP rocks health care legislation

Rift between House, Senate GOP rocks health care legislation John McCain , R-Ariz., who returned to the Capitol Tuesday to provide a pivotal vote that allowed the Senate to begin debating the health care bill , a paramount priority for Trump and the GOP. Schumer suggested the two sides could find consensus on measures aimed at shoring up Obamacare, saying, "Nobody has said Obamacare is ideal". Whether repeal of the Affordable Care Act is really, most... [Full Article...]

US Senate approves sanctions bill targeting Russia, Iran, North Korea

US Senate approves sanctions bill targeting Russia, Iran, North Korea Now, a bipartisan majority in Congress seems to want to punish Russian Federation for its alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential elections. The bill , which includes a provision that allows Congress to stop any effort by Trump to ease existing sanctions on Russian Federation, will now be sent to the White House for Trump to sign into law or veto. [Full Article...]

Shehbaz Sharif to succeed Nawaz Sharif as Prime Minister of Pakistan

Shehbaz Sharif to succeed Nawaz Sharif as Prime Minister of Pakistan The Election Commission later issued a notification disqualifying Sharif as a member of the National Assembly. Sharif swiftly resigned but in a statement his spokesman said there were "serious reservations" about the judicial process after the court ordered a criminal probe into his family over allegations stemming from the " Panama Papers " leaks of global offshore companies . [Full Article...]

New White House chief of staff is battle-toughened leader

New White House chief of staff is battle-toughened leader Gen. John Kelly is the new White House chief of staff . President Donald Trump replaced his beleaguered White House chief of staff, Reince Priebus , after only six months on the job on Friday (local time), installing retired General John Kelly in his place in a major shakeup of his top team. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation orders USA to cut diplomat numbers after more sanctions imposed

The White House has received a bill that would ramp up sanctions against Russian Federation, which President Donald Trump must now sign into law or veto. It will become law when it is signed into life by the White House. The bill, which recently passed the House with overwhelming bipartisan support, proposes stricter financial penalties for Russia's involvement "in eastern Ukraine, cyber int... [Full Article...]

Gradual Clearing Tonight, Mostly Sunny & Mild Sunday

Gradual Clearing Tonight, Mostly Sunny & Mild Sunday Then some humidity and rain chances do return back into the forecast, which will bring another slight cool down. So if you have any outdoor plans, it's best to plan on the morning and early afternoon. The difference is that temperatures will manage to rise into the mid 80s, so it will be a little warmer. Saturday: Breezy. Grey start (Chance AM shower in far southern CT). [Full Article...]

Reince Priebus speaks out after resigning as White House Chief-o

Reince Priebus speaks out after resigning as White House Chief-o Donald Trump made his reality TV name telling people they're fired. Despite lauding Priebus in his first appearance in the White House briefing room, Scaramucci days later revealed simmering tensions with the then-chief of staff. Priebus joins a lengthening queue of people exiting Trump's White House in just six months of his presidency - NSA Michael Flynn , deputy chief of staff Katie... [Full Article...]

Ajit Doval, BRICS Security Leaders Meet with President Xi

Ajit Doval, BRICS Security Leaders Meet with President Xi China , on Thursday, acknowledged that Doval and his Chinese counterpart Yang met on the sidelines of the BRICS NSAs meet during which they discussed " major problems " in bilateral ties. Doval and his counterparts from member countries - Brazil, Russia and South Africa - will call on Xi later in the day. The BRICS cooperation has 10 years of history and the five-member group of emerging count... [Full Article...]


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