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Russian Federation to seize U.S. properties in retaliation over sanctions


Russian Federation also is suspending the use of a United States storage facility in Moscow and a country house, or dacha, outside Moscow by Tuesday. President Vladimir Putin on Thursday slammed what he called "anti-Russian hysteria" in Washington and said that Russia could not "endlessly tolerate this kind of insolence". Read More »

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Made Interim Prime Minister Of Pakistan, Say Reports


As PML-N enjoys majority support in the parliament, Shahbaz Sharif will not face any serious challenge from the opposition parties, which are involved in consultations to field a joint candidate to challenge Shahbaz Sharif. It was made a decision to appoint Abbasi as interim prime minister to run the government until Shehbaz is elected as a member of parliament, they said. Read More »

Auto Dealers Support White House, Congressional Decision to Scrap the BAT

House Republicans released their own tax reform blueprint previous year, and the White House released a one-page outline of priorities it would like to see in tax reform in April. White House spokeswoman Natalie Strom said most of the goals in the White House April guidelines are "consistent" with Thursday's joint statement. But the proposal had been controversial, with retailers, conservative groups and other lawmakers arguing that it would amount to a tax on consumers. Read More »

Trump pushes out Priebus, names DHS' Kelly WH chief of staff


Michael Flynn - Trump's national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned in February after revelations that he had discussed US sanctions on Russia with the Russian ambassador to the United States before Trump took office and misled Vice President Mike Pence about the conversations. Read More »

Kenya Deputy President Ruto's home stormed by gunmen

perth_map can now confirm that heavy exchange of fire is being experienced at the home as the police force their way into the house where the gangsters are hiding. Reports indicate DP's wife Rachel Ruto and children were not at home at the time of the attack. "It sends shivers in the country given that DP's home is among the well-guarded and that a gunman can have courage to attack baffles". Read More »

Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At US Diplomatic Corps


US President Donald Trump will now have to decide whether to accept or veto the measures. The legislation all but dashes Trump's hopes for warmer ties with Moscow as his administration is dogged by congressional and special counsel investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election to sway it in Trump's favor. Read More »

Parents drop Charlie Gard treatment battle


High Court judge Mr Justice Francis said treating Charlie with nucleoside therapy would be "unknown territory" and ruled that medics could withdraw all treatment except end-of-life care because it was in Charlie's "best interests". The judge said Great Ormond Street bosses had indicated that there were practical difficulties. The judge said it was a "disgrace" that staff had been subjected to abuse and threats. Read More »

India's Supreme Court rejects 10-year-old rape victim's plea to abort


In the last one year, the court has been forced to deal with seven such requests from distressed women on grounds such as the fetus being terminally ill or deformed or in some cases, pregnancy was caused by sexual assault. "We direct that the medical termination of pregnancy of the woman shall be carried out forthwith at Sir JJ Group of Hospital Mumbai , by the competent doctors after the woman and her husband approach the hospital". Read More »

USA adds sanctions on Iran over ballistic missile program


The latest move prohibits US persons from engaging in transactions with the sanctioned companies and says financial institutions that deal with them "risk exposure to sanctions that could sever their access to the USA financial system", according to the statement. Read More »

Donald Trump Rips Chicago (Again) In Fever-Pitched Law-&-Order Speech


This is in addition to his repeated campaign pledge to build a border wall, which Trump says will prevent migrants from illegally entering the country . The president's speech was meant to lay out his administration's plan to defeat the criminal gang Mara Salvatrucha , also known as MS-13. Many gang members, however, are USA citizens. Read More »

Priebus forced out as White House chief of staff


Trump named Kelly as his new Chief of Staff on July 28, ousting Reince Priebus . The announcement comes after a week of conflict between Priebus and Trump's newly appointed White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci , who had accused the chief of staff of leaking damaging information about him. Read More »

British baby Charlie Gard dies, was centre of legal battle


In an emotional statement , Chris Gard said that while they loved their son very much, it was now time to let him go. Great Ormond Street said this was not practicable, and Charlie was instead transferred to a children's hospice where his life support was ended . Read More »

1-3 inches of rain to fall into weekend in Maryland


BIRMINGHAM -The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a flash flood watch for much of central and north Alabama, including Jefferson, St. Rain will be steady throughout the day but should pick up after 8 p.m., when an additional quarter of an inch is possible. Highs, while a tad warmer in the upper 70's to near 80 degrees, falls short of July averages. Read More »

Mystery over woman's death on cruise ship Emerald Princess


The Emerald Princess is in the midst of a seven-day roundtrip cruise from Seattle that departed Sunday. "People are busying themselves enjoying onboard activities for the time being", Joseph explained about the cruise line's decision not to allow them to leave the ship. Read More »

Judge approves hospice plan for terminally ill infant Charlie Gard


The judge's order came after Charlie's parents - Chris Gard and Connie Yates - and doctors from London's Great Ormond Street Hospital failed to meet a midday Thursday deadline to agree on a care plan. President Donald Trump and Pope Francis. The judge additionally ruled that neither the hospice nor its staff can be identified. Charlie's mother left the courtroom in distress before the judge gave his ruling. Read More »

Rikers Island Inmate Who Escaped Found Hours Later Hiding Inside A Trailer


The island was put on lockdown as Port Authority Police Department officers canvassed near LaGuardia Airport as they searched for him, according to the sources. During that time hundred of visitors to the island weren't allowed off the bus while the search commenced. "A thorough investigation is underway, which includes an active search for this individual in coordination with NYPD", Thorne said in the statement. Read More »

Donald Trump calls reporter very rude for posing question on transgender ban


The U.S. military "must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and can not be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail", he continued. "Now, I don't necessarily want to serve in the military, but I want the right to serve, you know", she said. Mr. Trump said on Twitter that American forces "must be focussed on decisive and overwhelming victory". Read More »