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Russian Federation issues warning as USA sanction vote looms — BBCI


Mr Kushner said in his statement that Mr Trump Jr invited him to the meeting. _Contributed by AP writer Chad Day. US House Republicans on Tuesday rejected a legislative effort by Democrats to obtain Treasury Department documents that could show any ties between the finances of Trump , his inner circle and the Russian government. Read More »

Senate Votes To Proceed On Obamacare Repeal


In the usual legislative cycle, the "motion to proceed" - which is what Republicans passed Tuesday - is merely a formality. In a deadlock, Vice President Mike Pence would break the tie in favor of proceeding. Mr McCain himself campaigned heavily on the Obamacare repeal issue past year as he won re-election to a sixth and nearly certainly final Senate term. Read More »

Rep. Al Green wants to remove self-pardon power from presidents


Antonov's nomination for the post , which has yet to be approved by the Kremlin, comes at a time of intense scrutiny over Moscow-Washington relations following United States allegations that Russian Federation meddled in the U.S. Meanwhile, Russia stated earlier this month that the Kremlin does not know Veselnitskaya, and that it was unaware of the meeting that took place. Read More »

4 meetings with Russians disclosed by Jared Kushner


Mr Trump posted: "Ukrainian efforts to sabotage Trump campaign - 'quietly working to boost Clinton.' So where is the investigation A.G". Special Counsel Robert S. Tuesday: The judiciary committee issued a subpoena to Mr. Manafort to testify at a public hearing on Wednesday. Kushner had a similar interview with staff on the Senate intelligence panel Monday . Read More »

Debate over the bathroom bill continues


Abbott reiterated his call for the measure on Tuesday, announcing that the "privacy protection legislation is generating growing support across Texas ". Other witnesses said the issue is not as simple as it might seem, because local government in Texas includes hundreds of municipal utility districts, special-purpose districts and other jurisdictions that control development. Read More »

Obamacare repeal effort advances in Senate after tie-breaking vote by Pence


On Tuesday the U.S. Senate took up a vote on whether or not to move forward on a Republican health care. "I will not vote for this bill as it is today", McCain said. McCain has said that he typically votes to open legislative debates such as these, but has also voiced concerns about the Senate bill and said he would try to address them on the floor. Read More »

Clashes break out between Palestinians, Israeli forces in West Bank

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Israel would pay a price for a dispute over security measures it imposed at the entrance to Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem . NPR's Daniel Estrin, reporting from one of the entrances to the site, tells our Newscast unit that "the metal detectors have been removed, which is what Muslim leaders were calling for". Read More »

Shiv Sena leader arrested in Mumbai building collapse, 17 dead, 27 rescued

Kolkata: A portion of an nearly century-old building, declared risky by civic authorities, collapsed here this afternoon killing two people, a senior Kolkata Police officer said. "Minister Prakash Mehta was also present", Maharashtra CMO tweeted. "The building fell with a huge sound and I all could see was dust all around in the next few seconds". Read More »

Jerusalem: Security cameras installed at holy site


During discussions with Netanyahu, Abdullah had demanded that Israel remove the metal detectors . The Waqf , the religious body that runs the Islamic sites in the al-Aqsa compound, said worshippers would continue to stay away from the elevated, marble-and-stone plaza and pray in the streets outside. Read More »

UN Security Council to Meet Over Jerusalem Violence

Israel installed the detectors after two Israeli policemen were killed near there earlier this month. As a result, dozens of staff have been showing up every day at the Waqf headquarters at al-Nather Gate, where they have been holding a vigil in protest against the new Israeli measures. Read More »

Real Madrid agree £161m deal for Kylian Mbappe

Marca are reporting that Real will pay an initial £134m (€150m) for Mbappe with a further £27m (€30m) in incentives, a claim Monaco have denied to Sky Sports News . The current champion of Spain and Champions League victor real Madrid was close to making the biggest transfer in football history. FC's Sid Lowe and Julien Laurens reveal the truth behind the Kylian Mbappe to Real Madrid reports. Read More »

North Korea appears to be prepping for missile test


China's U.N. Ambassador Liu Jieyi told two journalists that "we are making progress" and "we are working as hard as we can". On July 4, North Korea fired its first intercontinental ballistic missile, increasing tensions on the Korean Peninsula and raising the alarm of USA officials. Read More »

Jordan refuses to allow Israeli guard in shooting to leave country


Jordan is the custodian of Muslim religious sites in the city. On Friday, thousands of Jordanians protested in Amman against Israel over the installation of metal detectors at a site sacred to both Muslims and Jews in Jerusalem . The Palestinian Authority - the semi-autonomous Palestinian government in the West Bank - has cut all official contact with Israel over the situation at al-Aqsa. Read More »

The Latest: Lahore bombing death toll rises to 22


Not only that, but the rise of terrorism in Pakistan has made the police a favorite target for suicide bombers and insurgents. When a presumed suicide plane focused on police work force sent close home cum-office of Pakistan's Punjab area Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in Lahore . Read More »

Charlie Gard raises questions of parents' rights, government limits

The hospital said it would give "careful thought" on how the case was handled and how it can "enrich the care it provides to its most vulnerable patients and families". "The parents wish for a few days of tranquillity outside of a hospital setting", he said. The judge said: "If going home can be achieved within reason then I would like to achieve that for them". Read More »

El Grand Chamaco's playful Game of Thrones 3D illustrations of Season 7


Dany is still somewhat of a flop and Tyrion is really trying to help her , but revenge might get the best of Dany . I hate the fact that Jamie Lannister has become a side character ever since Cersei took the throne . Elsewhere, Arya ( Maisie Williams ) had an interesting encounter with Nymeria , the wolf that was chased away in " Game of Thrones " season 1. At first, Henwick wasn't able to come shoot the death scene because she was tied up filming Marvel's " Iron Fist " ... Read More »

Jordan Spieth targets grand slam after dramatic Open championship victory


To only lose one shot on that hole felt like a small miracle, but at that point he was +4 for the round and had fallen into second place behind a steady Matt Kuchar . However, I fancy the final pair to keep the rest of the field at bay, so will bet without both of them. It's very understanding. It's a very hard situation. Read More »

UK Working Group to Focus on Post-Brexit Bilateral Trade Deal


Britain and the US now do about $200 billion worth of business each year, with the former running a reported $40 billion surplus with the world's biggest economy. Representatives for the White House and the U.S. Department of Commerce could not be immediately reached for comment. In the meantime, Britain's top trade experts will spend the coming months trying to hammer out the details of a new trading relationship with the European Union , its biggest export market. Read More »

UN Security Council to hold urgent meeting on Jerusalem violence

The attack followed clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces in Jerusalem's Old City, in which three Palestinians died. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's far right-government made a decision to install metal detectors at the entrance of the Al-Aqsa mosque two weeks ago, leading to widespread protests and multiple casualties over the last few days. Read More »

Pan-Islamic body to meet in Turkey over Aqsa crisis

In a move that has angered Palestinians and their supporters, Israel has installed security cameras outside the entrance to the Al Aqsa compound known as the Lion's Gate and barred entry to journalists. The installation of the metal detectors set off widespread protests and deadly Israeli-Palestinian violence over the past week. The 37-acre esplanade in Jerusalem's Old City is the third holiest site of Islam and the holiest of Judaism, once home to biblical Temples. Read More »

Israel Says It Will Remove Metal Detectors From Jerusalem Site

This would truly be tragic - and it would be the fault of a Palestinian leadership class that is content to sacrifice its own people for media attention. Earlier in the evening heavy machinery and workers were seen heading to the entrance of the site. "These measures are neither necessary nor proportional to their purpose", Yara Jalajel, a Palestine researcher at the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, told Al Jazeera. Read More »

Doka La impasse : China warns India, asks for Army pull back


Even as Indian and Chinese soldiers are involved in one of the longest standoffs in the Doklam area of Sikkim sector, an article in the Chinese state media, Global Times , today said there is a "bright side" of the standoff too. India has said China should withdraw troops from the trijunction for the two sides to talk. Indian analysts said China appeared to be trying to pre-empt settlement negotiations by establishing a Chinese presence in Doklam. Read More »

McCain to return to Senate Tuesday for health care vote


For now, they will have McCain for the critical health care vote and, according to close allies, he is expected to remain active in the Senate and the party. Others have also expressed concern about repealing the health care law without a replacement ready. Ron Johnson, a Republican from Wisconsin, said on Monday . Read More »

Moto 360 Camera Moto Mod detailed


It also includes 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, with worldwide buyers getting the option of a 6GB/128GB upgrade. Now you can focus on what's most important and take professional looking photos with dual 12MP cameras, one monochrome and one color. Read More »

Trump To Scouts: Who the Hell Wants to Speak About Politics


Obama addressed the attendees of the 2010 National Jamboree in a video message. The speech was not meant to be political, especially since the vast majority of the audience is unable to vote and the Boy Scouts Organization shuns hints of political endorsement. Read More »

And weird: Outpouring of support for McCain comes from far


Standing on a stage with families who he said had been hurt by President Barack Obama's signature domestic achievement, popularly known as Obamacare, Trump said, "Any senator who votes against starting debate is telling America that you are fine with the Obamacare nightmare". Read More »

Trump calls Obamacare "death", urges overhaul — The Latest


President Trump took to Twitter late Monday to ask if The Washington Post is a "lobbyist weapon" for Amazon. When John McCain lost the Presidential election in November 2008, his concession speech was an exceptional acknowledgement of an historic election, and its symbolic importance to African American people. Read More »

GOP was looking for no-consequence health vote


American political and cultural philosophies have always embodied a tension between the rugged individual personified by the movie version of John Wayne versus the more communitarian vision of social justice represented by Dorothy Day. No one had more to lose from sticking with the forced march toward passage of Obamacare than Nancy Pelosi, and yet no one was as devoted to the cause. Read More »

Poland's President Decides To Veto Controversial Judicial Reform Bills


The country's president has vetoed two bills that would've reined in its Supreme Court . Prime Minister Beata Szydlo said her government wouldn't "submit to pressure" to back off and Mr Duda's rejection of the laws had only slowed down changes she insists are necessary to what she says is an unaccountable judiciary . Read More »

Spieth a huge chalk favorite after epic Moving Day at The Open


But now Spieth, who had hit his drive on No. 13 almost 100 yards right, was playing the best golf of his life at Royal Birkdale. Before the 2017 Masters , Brady joined Spieth on the course for a round at Augusta. "My last goal now is to try to complete a career grand slam". "It's crushing. It hurts", said Kuchar . Spieth had an easy tap-in putt on 18 to become the youngest American to win tournament and went 5-under on the final par on the last five holes . Read More »

Campaign for Jerusalem begins after Palestine freezes contacts with Israel

The UN Security Council plans to discuss the unrest on Monday. The violence took place in Jerusalem's Old City, home to sacred sites for Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Details of what happened were unclear. The incident is bound to further inflame Jordanian public opinion against Israel and complicate efforts to defuse tensions over a contested Jerusalem shrine. Read More »

Lingering Questions We Have From Last Night's 'Game of Thrones'


Well, Jon Snow knows nothing. Here is what the official synopsis says about the upcoming episode. " Jon should have listened to Sansa ". There exists a possible timeline in which Daenerys realizes it is now time to stop listening to the "clever men" who surround her and start listening to Olenna Tyrell's ( Diana Rigg ) prudent advice. Read More »