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Unilateral US Sanctions Against Russia Cause Discontent of Europe - British Political Scientist

US lawmakers are scheduled to consider the sanctions package as early as Tuesday, and the bill could be sent to President Donald Trump before Congress breaks for the August recess. "We understand ...

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On Senator John McCain and federal health care

On Senator John McCain and federal health care

The Senator, who Chairs the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee, has also been very critical of Trump's policies in particularly those on the foreign policy and national security front. "Sometime...

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'I did not collude': Jared Kushner

'I did not collude': Jared Kushner

The intensity could vary starkly from Kushner's appearance before the Senate's Russian Federation investigators just a day earlier, with House Democrats saying they plan to probe for holes in Kus...

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McCain speaks to principals then votes against them

McCain speaks to principals then votes against them

The development sets up days of debate and votes, and it is unclear whether ultimately there will be enough votes to pass whatever bill is presented to Congress. Mr McCain has not been overly enthus...

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Passenger finds dead lizard in veg biryani served on train, caterer removed

Passenger finds dead lizard in veg biryani served on train, caterer removed

The CAG report also said that the water served to passengers was tap water and not purified water. One of the fellow passenger complained to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Twitter. "It is a very ...

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Widow of slain NYPD cop Wenjian Liu gives birth to baby girl

Widow of slain NYPD cop Wenjian Liu gives birth to baby girl

As she sat at Chen's bedside in the hospital she said Angelina has plenty of black hair. Pei Xia Chen gave birth early Tuesday to a daughter at New York Presbyterian Hospital, said the officia...

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Donald Trump consults advisers on sacking 'beleaguered' Jeff Sessions

Donald Trump consults advisers on sacking 'beleaguered' Jeff Sessions

US President Donald Trump took to social media to ask why congressional committees and Attorney General Jeff Sessions are not investigating the links between the Russian government and "dishonest" H...

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Texas Trans Bathroom Bill Passes After Hours of Oppositional Testimony

Texas Trans Bathroom Bill Passes After Hours of Oppositional Testimony

Republican state Rep. Jonathan Stickland proposed HB 296 on Monday to allow adults otherwise lawfully able to possess a firearm under federal and Texas laws to carry a handgun concealed or openly wi...

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EU Will Retaliate "Within Days" If US Passes New Russia Sanctions

The text of the original version of the bill was bad, but we worked with the House of Representatives and The Senate is pleased that the necessary changes have been made and supported, "added Sanders"...

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US House votes to slap sanctions on Russia, Iran, North Korea

US House votes to slap sanctions on Russia, Iran, North Korea

Jared Kushner , President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, said on Monday he "did not collude" with Russia and had roughly four meetings with Russian officials dur...

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Trump's Boy Scouts Speech Didn't Seem Geared To The Scouts

Trump's Boy Scouts Speech Didn't Seem Geared To The Scouts

ADVERTISEMENT "The answer is no, but we'll be back", Trump added . Moore is an "Eagle Scout" (the highest attainable rank in the Scouting program) but compared Trump's involvement in his boyhood or...

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Donald Trump slams Jeff Sessions in rare media conference

Donald Trump slams Jeff Sessions in rare media conference

The panel's chairman, Sen. Charles Grassley , R-Iowa, and Sen. Manafort had been served a subpoena to appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, but plans changed and the subpoena...

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Senate rejects ObamaCare repeal, replacement amendment

Senate rejects ObamaCare repeal, replacement amendment

Republican John McCain , recently diagnosed with a brain tumour , cast one of the decisive ballots as the vote finished 51 to 50 in favour. That brought the "aye" count to 50, at which point V...

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US Senate panel compels former Trump aide to attend Russian Federation hearing

US Senate panel compels former Trump aide to attend Russian Federation hearing

The other person says that Manafort has agreed to additional interviews with the Senate intelligence committee staff. The Senate intelligence committee is one of several congressional panels investi...

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White House aide suggests that Trump wants Sessions gone

White House aide suggests that Trump wants Sessions gone

The point person for Mueller's probe within the Justice Department, Rosenstein has not been spared from Trump's ire. "And if he was going to recuse himself he should have told me before he took the ...

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Gov. Brown Signs Extension Of Calif. Cap-And-Trade To 2030

Gov. Brown Signs Extension Of Calif. Cap-And-Trade To 2030

The controversial program requires companies to buy permits for releasing carbon into the air, in the hopes of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and using financial pressure to spread greener practice...

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Israel reviews security measures at holy sites after deadly clashes

The Israeli security cabinet was due to meet on Sunday evening to discuss possible alternatives to the metal detectors. Details of the advanced technologies the cabinet planned to use were not immed...

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John Boehner: Republicans Will 'Never' Repeal and Replace Obamacare

John Boehner: Republicans Will 'Never' Repeal and Replace Obamacare

It's been around too long. "Governors have gotten accustomed to this Medicaid expansion, and so trying to pull it back is really not going to work". Boehner said the best hope the GOP has is to st...

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Arab League chief warns Israel not to trespass 'red line'

Israeli police Monday ordered all staff of the Muslim Waqf (Endowment) department who has been gathering outside the Waqf headquarters in the old city of Jerusalem off the pathway that also leads...

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Another record high for the CoreLogic Case-Shiller home price index

Another record high for the CoreLogic Case-Shiller home price index

Since 2012, the nation's tech capital, the San Francisco Bay Area, has experienced the biggest gain in home prices, according to the Case-Shiller report. Nationally, the figure is 64%. US home price...

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Trump says Dems keep running with 'phony Russian Witch Hunt'

Trump says Dems keep running with 'phony Russian Witch Hunt'

The Washington Post reported Friday evening that Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, told Russian officials that during the presidential election he and Sessions talked about the camp...

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Fifth Harmony's New Album Release Date Is Right Around The Corner

Fifth Harmony's New Album Release Date Is Right Around The Corner

Fifth Harmony appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Monday evening (July 24), where the foursome performed a rearranged version of their latest single, "Down". You want a Fifth Ha...

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Ann Arbor is the most educated city in America

Ann Arbor is the most educated city in America

According to the rankings, analysts examined the 150 largest metropolitan statistical areas and looked at the " educational attainment " and "quality of education and attainment gap" as the main dimen...

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Sessions 'Beleaguered,' Schiff 'Sleazy,' and Maybe Giuliani Should Be AG

Sessions 'Beleaguered,' Schiff 'Sleazy,' and Maybe Giuliani Should Be AG

As a sort of rancid cherry on the top of Sessions' week came this tweet on Saturday morning from Trump himself: "So many people are asking why isn't the A.G. So he recuses himself. "Sessions shoul...

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Israel removes metal detectors from holy site entrance

A statement by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet on July 25 said the detectors would be replaced by less-obtrusive means of surveillance, without providing details. Greenblatt was meet...

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Inflation rate cools in June quarter

Inflation rate cools in June quarter

Core inflation rose by 0.5% in the quarter, in line with the expectations of economists. Today, economists expect inflationary pressures to remain subdued. Other indicators of the economy's health h...

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Lyca Productions buys Spyder film for a big price

Lyca Productions buys Spyder film for a big price

Koratala Siva is directing this film which is tipped to be a political drama and has Mahesh playing a chief minister. This is huge for a Telugu movie and the makers are keen on a massive release for...

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With Vote Looming, Senators Still Don't Have Details On Health Care Plan

With Vote Looming, Senators Still Don't Have Details On Health Care Plan

The Senate is expected to vote on a "Motion to Proceed" Tuesday, likely using the House-passed American Health Care Act to start debate if the motion to proceed passes. During his statement, Trump ...

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Chinese foreign minister accuses India of sparking border stand-off

Chinese foreign minister accuses India of sparking border stand-off

Gen. Sarath Chand, addressing a joint seminar of the Army's Master General Ordnance and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). "The rights and wrongs are very clear, and even senior Indian offi...

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Foxconn plans a $7bn manufacturing plant in US

Foxconn plans a $7bn manufacturing plant in US

The Associated Press reports that Foxconn will announce the site for the LCD panel plant as well as two smaller facilities in two other states, the goal of which hasn't yet been made public. Back in ...

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz's IT staffer arrested while trying to leave country

Debbie Wasserman Schultz's IT staffer arrested while trying to leave country

Imran Awan was arrested at Dulles International Airport on bank fraud charges. According to previous reports , Wasserman Schultz kept Awan on her payroll, even though he had been banned from House...

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Two hospitalised after suspected acid attack in east London

Two hospitalised after suspected acid attack in east London

The shopkeeper, who asked not to be named, told Mail Online: 'They came into the shop. The two victims - believed to be in their teens - are said to have run into a shop in the area begging for wa...

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Musicians behind Despacito demand Venezuelan leader stop using hit song as 'propaganda'

Musicians behind Despacito demand Venezuelan leader stop using hit song as 'propaganda'

The government has indicated that the song was sent to the president by Ernesto Villegas, the minister of communication and information, according to El Nuevo Herald. Last week, a daylong general st...

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Erdogan urges Muslims to visit, protect Al-Aqsa Mosque

Erdogan urges Muslims to visit, protect Al-Aqsa Mosque

Cameras have been installed at entrances in a possible indication of an alternative to the metal detectors . Israeli forces arrest Palestinian men following clashes outside Jerusalem al-Quds' Old...

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Donald Trump talks Pardons amid probes of Russian Federation role in U.S. election

Congressional committees, as well as a Justice Department special counsel, are investigating whether Trump associates coordinated with Russian Federation in that effort and whether the president has...

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Israel to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with smart surveillance

The man was taken to a nearby hospital and is in critical condition, the statement added. The prime minister's office says Israel will remove metal detectors from the entrance to a Jerusalem s...

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Dead After Human Trafficking Truck Found At Walmart - Here's Everything We Know

Dead After Human Trafficking Truck Found At Walmart - Here's Everything We Know

In June, 44 people were found in the back of tractor trailer in the same Texas city, which lies directly across the Rio Grande from Mexico. The 60-year-old trucker from Clearwater, Florida, gave f...

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Rubio, Menendez ask Trump to sanction 10 more high-ranking Venezuelans

Rubio, Menendez ask Trump to sanction 10 more high-ranking Venezuelans

Critics say Maduro is trying to cement a dictatorship by pushing forward with the Constituent Assembly this Sunday. The country's corrupt socialist government, headed by Nicolas Maduro , has been u...

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Open: Jordan Spieth battles to glory as Rory McIlroy's pain continues

Open: Jordan Spieth battles to glory as Rory McIlroy's pain continues

And that might have been the biggest surprise of all. But Spieth displayed incredible mental strength to complete the third leg of a potential career "grand slam" of golf's four majors and become th...

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Is Energy Transfer Partners, LP (NYSE:ETP) Dependable Investment For Shareholders?

Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ( ETE ) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.22 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.26. Earnings per share serves as ...

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