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Trump denies calling White House a 'dump'

Trump denies calling White House a 'dump'

He also argued that there is a problem with the process that the bill created, letting Congress block any decision he might make to lift Russian sanctions. It was approved by 98-2 votes in the Senate and 419-3 in the House. "This changes the power balance in USA political circles". "It represents the will of the American people to see Russian Federation take steps to improve relations with the United States", he said. Read More

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In Letter to UN, Western States Accuse Iran of 'Violating Nuclear Deal'

In Letter to UN, Western States Accuse Iran of 'Violating Nuclear Deal'

On Tuesday, during a State Department briefing, Tillerson revealed that he and the president were now discussing how they can use the existing deal. "We call on Iran to immediately cease all activities related to ballistic missiles created to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons, including launches using such ballistic missile technology", the four powers wrote in their letter. Read More

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SC's order on NOTA not to affect whip to MLAs: Congress

SC's order on NOTA not to affect whip to MLAs: Congress

Hearing the plea on Thursday, the three-judge bench of Justices Dipak Misra, Amitav Roy and A M Khanwilkar questioned the petitioner over the delay in raising the issue. "Why no challenge was made when many elections (to Rajya Sabha) were held since 2014". Ahmed Patel, the Gandhi family's most trusted aide is seeking his 5th term in the Rajya Sabha from his home state of Gujarat. Read More

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Facing the threat from North Korea: 5 essential reads

Facing the threat from North Korea: 5 essential reads

In Thailand, Tillerson will pay his respects to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died in 2016, and discuss the US-Thai relationship with officials there. "We do not seek an accelerated reunification of the peninsula", he promised. Thornton said Tillerson, who begins his quick Asean tour in Manila on Saturday, will press Thailand for greater cooperation in isolating North Korea and in enforcing United Nations sanctions over its missile and nuclear weapons programmes. Read More

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Microbiology Professor Wanted for Murder

Microbiology Professor Wanted for Murder

They found blood on the bedroom door, opened it and found 26-year-old Trenton Cornell-Duranleau lying face down, dead from stab wounds to his back, the sources said. Chicago Police issued an all-points-bulletin to departments across the country to be on the lookout for the men, and notified the State Department as well because Warren holds a British passport. Read More

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Foxconn CEO confided $30B plant deal

Foxconn CEO confided $30B plant deal

In separate comments Wednesday, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan of Janesville said he also expected more than one Foxconn facility in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker suggested Tuesday that Hon Hai is likely to commit to other investment projects in the state, according to another USA media report. Read More

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Trump on North Korea: 'We handle everything'

Trump on North Korea: 'We handle everything'

Still, Haley's admission that the United Nations can't do anything effectively sidelines her, as the Ambassador to the United Nations, and puts the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Vice President Mike Pence on. But it's not just China that's ruining Trump's plans for North Korea . "No matter how capable China is, China's efforts will not yield practical results because it depends on the two principal parties", Liu said. Read More

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U.S. to North Korea: Let's talk

The United States and China said a week ago that they were making progress on a resolution that would then need to be discussed and approved by the 15-member Security Council. Again, if China continues to insufficiently address North Korea, I would urge you to consider this option as you and your national security team weigh potential actions to secure China's cooperation in deterring North Korea's nuclear weapons development. Read More

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Arab states to allow Qatari planes use emergency air corridors

Arab states to allow Qatari planes use emergency air corridors

The foreign ministers of the Anti-Terror Quartet (ATQ), which has raised concerns over Qatar's alleged support of terror groups, have underscored the series of demands on Doha it deems necessary to end the diplomatic crisis. The Qatari authorities hit back on Sunday, accusing Riyadh of mixing politics and religion and jeopardizing the Qatari pilgrimage to Mecca by refusing to guarantee their security. Read More

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India has cut troops from 400 to 40 at Doklam, says China

India has cut troops from 400 to 40 at Doklam, says China

They have urged a return to the status quo as before 16 June 2017."In keeping with their tradition of maintaining close consultation on matters of mutual interest, RGOB and the Government of India have been in continuous contact through the unfolding of these developments, " the MEA statement said."In coordination with the RGOB, Indian personnel, who were present at general area Doka La, approached the Chinese construction party and urged them to desist from changing the status quo". Read More

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Trump backs plan that would curb legal immigration

Trump backs plan that would curb legal immigration

But the legislation faces an uphill climb to get through Congress where some senior Republicans back comprehensive immigration reform, not a tough crackdown. Trump repeatedly has said he doesn't want to reduce the total number of immigrants admitted each year, yet the proposal by Cotton and Perdue would cut legal immigration by more than half. Read More

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Oops, Telegraph! Prince Philip merely bids adieu to British Royal duties

Oops, Telegraph! Prince Philip merely bids adieu to British Royal duties

The name of the challenge refers to the year in which the corps was founded. Earlier this year it was announced Philip would retire after the summer. Philip, who's the longest-serving royal spouse in British history, has carried out an astounding number of duties over the last six decades. Prince Philip may undertake certain events with the Queen on occasion in support of her. Read More

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National Night Out set for Tuesday

National Night Out set for Tuesday

The Tuscaloosa area is one of the many communities that will celebrate National Night Out. The Hamilton Township Police Division will host National Night Out on August 1 from 5 p.m.to 8 p.m. The event is scheduled for 6 p.m.to 8 p.m. National Night Out also gives people a chance to see the people behind the badge, said Lt. Steve Kellogg, spokesman for Hammond police. Read More

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Rudisha Pulls out of next month's World Athletics Championships

Rudisha Pulls out of next month's World Athletics Championships

Sergey Shubenkov, a 110m hurdles victor at the IAAF World Championships 2015, noted last week that the Russian sportsmen could not use the national hymn even as a mobile ringtone. A number of Russian athletes, however, have been granted permission by the IAAF to compete as neutrals after meeting the exceptional eligibility criteria, essentially demonstrating that they've come through transparent anti-doping testing. Read More

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U.S. hits Venezuela president with sanctions

U.S. hits Venezuela president with sanctions

Maduro's response was to initiate a rewriting of the constitution put in place in 1999 by his predecessor Hugo Chávez . Ledezma, known throughout Venezuela for his vocal opposition, was elected Caracas mayor in 2008. "If any such targeted sanction were to be introduced, it would likely hasten a default event, but the effect on regime change would be limited unless the armed forces rebel against the current government". Read More

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Kashmir: Youth carry put protest after LeT commander Abu Dujana's encounter

Kashmir: Youth carry put protest after LeT commander Abu Dujana's encounter

The official said that even as the encounter was raging on, the joint operation team had to also handle the stone-pelters and was "forced to use tear gas shells, pellets and fire few live rounds to disperse the protestors". Crack teams of the Special Operations Group (SOG) were quickly mobilised and moved towards Hakripura, adjacent to Neva, a bastion for LeT militants located 13 km from the district headquarters of Pulwama, they said. Read More

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European Union states want to host London-based agencies after Brexit

European Union states want to host London-based agencies after Brexit

Previously, major European Union powers have been divided over which country should take over London's role as the main middleman for financial deals carried out in euros. Reports from Brussels say the vote is "highly sensitive" and could harm the EU's attempts to enter Brexit negotiations with a united set of goals. He added, "We firmly believe that a move to Dublin will ensure that European citizens can continue to have access to safe, innovative medicines, and that the EMA retains ... Read More

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Voting underway in Venezuela after candidate, activist shot dead

Voting underway in Venezuela after candidate, activist shot dead

One site, a sports and cultural complex known as the Poliedro, had several thousand people waiting about two hours to vote, many having traveled from opposition-dominated neighborhoods where polling places were closed. "I'm not going to vote tomorrow". The run-up to the vote has been marked by months of violent clashes between protesters and the government. Protests have erupted across the country as the opposition decries the contest as a "power grab" by Maduro. Read More

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Trump hopes John Kelly can reign in chaotic White House

Kelly will hope to have a better relationship with Anthony Scaramucci , the White House's new communications director, whose relationship this month appears to have spelled the end for Reince Priebus in the chief of staff role. "I support him in that", he told CNN's Wolf Blitzer on " The Situation Room ". The day before The New Yorker article was published, Scaramucci posted a tweet, which he later deleted, where he tagged Priebus and wrote that he would be contacting the Federal ... Read More

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Trump replaces Priebus as chief of staff with DHS chief Kelly

Priebus had been a frequent target of rumors about his job security amid infighting and confusion within the White House and a long whisper campaign by Trump allies. Priebus did not respond to repeated requests for comment. "He has been a true star of my administration", said the president. Those questions sharply escalated this week with the arrival of Anthony Scaramucci, the hard-charging communications director who was hired over Priebus' objections. Read More

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