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US Senators Reach Bipartisan Deal On Bill To Increase Sanctions On Russia

This amendment makes clear that we will not continue to tolerate such actions, and I am glad we are one step closer to passage of our legislation to hold Iran accountable. If Trump objected, some of its backers said they expected enough congressional support to override a veto. Testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Tillerson was noncommittal about a package of new Russi... [Full Article...]

US Coalition Airstrikes Causing 'Staggering Loss of Life' in Syria — UN Investigator

US Coalition Airstrikes Causing 'Staggering Loss of Life' in Syria — UN Investigator The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have advanced for months steadily southward toward Raqqa , clearing out IS along the way with the help of US bombing efforts. Videos apparently recorded by IS showed white phosphorous artillery shells exploding in the air during fighting in Raqqa last week. White phosphorus can be used for several purposes on the battlefield - as a smoke screen, for signal... [Full Article...]

US Attorney General says he'll address Senate on Comey's allegations against Trump

US Attorney General says he'll address Senate on Comey's allegations against Trump Mr Comey testified in public and then met with the committee in a closed session to discuss matters touching on classified information. Sessions said he would send Rod J. Lankford, also appearing on Face the Nation , said Sessions' testimony Tuesday will help flesh out the truth of Comey's allegations, including Sessions' presence at the White House in February when Trump asked to speak to Come... [Full Article...]

Defense chief say he has power to set Afghan troop levels

Defense chief say he has power to set Afghan troop levels Some US officials questioned the benefit of sending more troops to Afghanistan because any politically palatable number would not be enough to turn the tide, much less create stability and security. The Taliban controls more territory in Afghanistan than at any point after the 2001 USA -led intervention that toppled the Taliban government, which harbored al Qaeda, the architects of 9/11 terror... [Full Article...]

Congressmen say they spoke to suspect moments before he opened fire

Congressmen say they spoke to suspect moments before he opened fire Rep. Duncan believes he spoke to the shooter prior to the incident based on the Police description of the man. According to reports , members of the Republican Congressional softball team were practicing when an armed gunman opened fire. [Full Article...]

Apple iPad Pro review: Is this a laptop replacement?

The new and improved 10.5 inch iPad comes with a larger display than its predecessor 9.7 inch, with up to 40% smaller side bezels and weights slightly more. You can imagine those words printed 20-feet high on a billboard outside Palo Alto, accompanied by a picture of someone smearing Lurpak on a tablet. Apple further showcased the ProMotion feature on the iPad, which increases the refresh rate... [Full Article...]

Korea Falls to Qatar in Crucial World Cup Qualifier

Korea Falls to Qatar in Crucial World Cup Qualifier Korea then allowed another goal in the 51st. "I fully understand we've not been playing well of late and I think I have to take the fall for that", Stielike was quoted as saying by Yonhap News Agency after the team returned from Doha. "I am well aware of the criticism on our team". The nation next play Iran on 31 August. To muddy the waters a little further, Fossati said he would be will... [Full Article...]

More charges filed in Flint water crisis

This disease is known to thrive in warm water and infect the lungs. In 2014, Flint's water source switched from Lake Huron to the Flint River. "We only file criminal charges when evidence of probable cause to commit a crime has been established", Schuette said. Some treatment experts linked the epidemic to poor water quality in 2014-15. [Full Article...]

British PM warned over risk to Irish peace of government deal

British PM warned over risk to Irish peace of government deal Prior to the elections, May's Conservative party held 330 seats; it was rather challenging for May and her party to pass major legislation with such a narrow majority. Buoyed by the gains his party received, leader Jeremy Corbyn yesterday said Labour was "ready to serve this country". "The mandate she's got is lost Conservative seats, lost votes, lost support and lost confidence ", he said. [Full Article...]

JK: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, Indian Army retaliates

Yesterday, At least ten Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were injured on Tuesday after militants lobbed grenade at a camp in Tral area of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir . There are reports of damage to Indian posts and casualties in retaliatory fire. On Sunday, the Pakistan Army violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Naushera sector. [Full Article...]

U.S. created Islamic State, claims Iran's supreme leader

U.S. created Islamic State, claims Iran's supreme leader Iran repeated accusations that Saudi Arabia funds Islamic militants including Islamic State. The dispute adds to the tension in the region, which is in crisis after a Saudi Arabia-led coalition cut ties with Qatar, which has been accused of sponsoring terrorism in the region . [Full Article...]

Republicans are taking a big political risk on health care

Trump has so far largely left the Senate to do its work, remaining hands off through a hard process. Opponents of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in Congress should drop repeal of the law. Many of them are the same people who voted for President Trump and for Sen . It's starting to become more likely that the Senate GOP has decided that passing a bill may be impossible and that the best ... [Full Article...]

Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case

Victor remained locked up Tuesday, June 6 on federal charges that she made copies of classified documents containing top-secret material and mailed them to an online news organization. At one point she wrote, "I want to burn the White House down. find somewhere in Kurdistan to live". Her mother, Billie Winner, said her daughter wasn't especially political and had not praised past leakers such ... [Full Article...]

Britain's Brexit offer may change, Scottish Conservative leader says

On Friday, Davidson said she sought and gained assurances from the Prime Minister that gay rights would be protected and promoted under a DUP supported Conservative government . Sturgeon's Scottish National Party won 35 of Scotland's 59 seats in Britain's 650-seat parliament in the June 8 election. The shortfall has opened a debate about May's Brexit plans, which include leaving the EU's sing... [Full Article...]

Waymo retires Firefly to focus on mass-produced vehicles

Waymo retires Firefly to focus on mass-produced vehicles Alongside its work with Chrysler, Waymo is also involved in formal discussions with Honda to integrate its self-driving technology in Honda vehicles. To that end, it will become a museum piece, appearing over the summer at the Arizona Science Centre in Phoenix, Arizona. [Full Article...]

House GOP backs bill to undo much of Dodd-Frank

Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted in support of the Financial Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers, and Entrepreneurs (CHOICE) Act (H.R. Because of Dodd-Frank's excessive regulations, Americans have been burdened with higher costs and more paperwork. Knight co-sponsored a provision within the Financial Choice Act , called the Helping Angels Lead our Startups Act or HALOS,... [Full Article...]

Ten government soldiers killed in Philippines military air strike: minister

Ten government soldiers killed in Philippines military air strike: minister It's very sad to be hitting our own troops", Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana told AFP in Manila . Sylwander also urged the local governments and law enforcement agencies to ensure that schools in Marawi City and surrounding areas would be safe and open on time as the national school calendar begins next week. [Full Article...]

Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths 'gutted' after England's last-gasp leveller

Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths 'gutted' after England's last-gasp leveller They were like a heavyweight boxer and we were middleweight, which we expected. You can't do any more than they did. He said he sees me as one of the leaders in the team, that was it. "But you cant switch off against this England side, because they will punish you and that is what they did in the end". "But we are identifying those areas and we'll keep working on it". [Full Article...]

Trump Breaks Silence On Comey: 'WOW, Comey Is A Leaker!'

Trump Breaks Silence On Comey: 'WOW, Comey Is A Leaker!' Trump tweeted after an unusually lengthy silence on the social media platform. Trump diligently stayed on message at a Department of Transportation appearance, where he discussed his administration's infrastructure plans and his goal of taking a buzz saw to Washington's "dense thicket of rules, regulations and red tape". [Full Article...]

Qatar rejects as baseless terrorism designations by four Arab states

Qatar rejects as baseless terrorism designations by four Arab states But, alongside this admonition for Qatar, Tillerson also noted that other countries must do more - and urged Riyadh and its allies to soften their embargo. "The root cause of the crisis is Qatar's support for terrorism and and its extremist agenda". Pakistan's diplomatic relations with Saudi Arabia and the UAE initially soured after the Pakistani parliament in 2015 rejected a Saudi request for P... [Full Article...]


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