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

A European Commission spokesman said in Brussels on Monday that the EU was using "all diplomatic channels" with the United States to address its concerns over the new measures. According to an internal note prepared for commissioners, and seen by POLITICO , Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is particularly concerned about energy-related measures in the sanctions , which he believes could ... [Full Article...]

DC Circuit Issues Permanent Injunction: 'Good Reason' for Concealed Carry Unconstitutional

DC Circuit Issues Permanent Injunction: 'Good Reason' for Concealed Carry Unconstitutional A US appeals court on Tuesday blocked a regulation in Washington, D.C., that limited the right to carry a handgun in public to people with a good reason for self-defense, handing a victory to gun rights advocates. That 2008 ruling in District of Columbia v. Heller struck down a D.C. law that banned all handgun possession in the city. This infallible argument for armed self-defense pres... [Full Article...]

Judiciary Committee subpoenas ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort

Judiciary Committee subpoenas ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort The Minnesota Democrat voiced his frustration that Trump and Manafort cut a deal to get out of anticipated public testimonies before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Manafort told committee Chairman Sen. Manafort likely will appear before the committee in September, Feinstein said in an interview. At that meeting, A Russian attorney, Natalia Veselnitskaya, offered to help President Trump's campai... [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner's Statement After Senate Intel Hearing

Jared Kushner's Statement After Senate Intel Hearing He said reason Trump won the presidency was because he had a better message and campaign than Hillary Clinton . "I have been fully transparent in providing all requested information", said Kushner, who rarely speaks in public. 'I had no improper contacts . Trump Jr., whose story about the meeting has repeatedly shifted, insists he didn't get any valuable information from the sit-down. [Full Article...]

Trump Praises McCain for Returning for Healthcare Vote

Trump Praises McCain for Returning for Healthcare Vote It's on track to vote today on a proposal would erase much of the Affordable Care Act and give Congress two years to settle on a replacement. Trump spoke of Price as if he were McConnell, as if he had some control over whipping the votes on health care. [Full Article...]

Open to talks with China but won't quit Doklam

Open to talks with China but won't quit Doklam The solution to this issue is very simple: "conscientiously withdraw", he said in a post on the Chinese website. The Chinese Foreign Minister held India responsible for the stand-off that began last month at Doklam in the Sikkim sector and said the solution to the crisis was "simple" - India must withdraw its troops from Doklam. [Full Article...]

Did Trump Just Declassify A Secret CIA Program With a Tweet?

Did Trump Just Declassify A Secret CIA Program With a Tweet? The CIA declined to comment on the program's initial start in 2013 and refused to speak out again following the decision to end the training scheme during last week's Post report . That's a dramatic shift for the Trump administration. "We hit. 59 out of 59 when we launched the tomahawk missiles", said Trump, referencing the April 7 US Navy strike on Assad's air force in response to a chemi... [Full Article...]

Palestinian leader halts security co-operation with Israel

Israel's security cabinet accepted "the recommendation of all the security bodies to change the inspection with metal detectors to a security inspection based on advanced technologies and other means", a statement from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said . [Full Article...]

India rules out driverless cars "to protect jobs"

India rules out driverless cars Driverless cars will take away those jobs. Nitin Gadkari , the minister for road transport and highways, has reportedly said that autonomous or driverless cars will not be allowed in India as it will cost thousands of jobs. "Maybe some years down the line we won't be able to ignore it but, as of now. we shouldn't allow it, and we are very clear on it", he reiterated. Autonomous or driverle... [Full Article...]

Orlando City acquires Dom Dwyer from Sporting Kansas City

Orlando City acquires Dom Dwyer from Sporting Kansas City Bruce Arena says the USA must cope with the physicality vs. Martinique and hopes Dom Dwyer can continue his goal form. "But tremendous player and a great guy for our club and that's not going to be easy to replace", Vermes said in a conference call Tuesday after the trade was announced. [Full Article...]

VW executive to plead guilty

VW executive to plead guilty In an email to AFP, the Justice Department confirmed the plea deal, but there were no further details released on its substance of the agreement. An engineer, James Robert Liang, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to defraud the USA last fall. [Full Article...]

Rep. Kinzinger Slams Trump for Publicly Criticizing Sessions

Rep. Kinzinger Slams Trump for Publicly Criticizing Sessions Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, defended Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday, saying that his decision to recuse himself from the investigation involving Russian Federation and the elections was "the right thing to do". " Time will tell", Trump said . "The question arises whether others in the administration who may be on the outs at the moment may choose not to stay", Hume said. [Full Article...]

Cincinnati Turns Triple Play Against Former Red

Cincinnati Turns Triple Play Against Former Red And not for a good reason. Frazier, who was an All-Star for the Reds in 2014 and 2015 and won the Home Run Derby in 2015, was traded from the White Sox to the Yankees on Wednesday. This is the first triple play to score a run in 11 years , per the Elias Sports Bureau. Gregorius made an excellent stop, ranging to his right and firing across his body to get Devin Mesoraco at first base. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu: Stabbing attack that killed three incited by 'wild hatred'

Netanyahu: Stabbing attack that killed three incited by 'wild hatred' Michael Oren, who works in the office of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, spoke a day after a Palestinian stabbed three Israelis to death in their home and three Palestinians were killed during clashes over metal detectors Israel set at the entrance to the shrine following a deadly Palestinian attack there. [Full Article...]

Libya rivals agree to ceasefire deal in Paris

Libya rivals agree to ceasefire deal in Paris The two principal rivals in conflict-ridden Libya , who are to hold French-brokered talks Tuesday, July 25 near Paris, are committed to a ceasefire and elections "as soon as possible", said a draft talks statement, according to AFP . He said their courage was all about taking risks in a country that has spiralled into chaos since the overthrow and killing of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. [Full Article...]

Erdogan says Russia, Turkey signed documents on S-400 supplies

Erdogan says Russia, Turkey signed documents on S-400 supplies Tensions with Germany were already running high after the arrest of a Turkish-German journalist and a pullout of German troops from a Turkish air base. Cavusoglu, however, defended the arrests of activists and journalists by saying they were detained on suspicion of involvement with extremists. Celik called accession negotiations "the backbone" of EU-Turkey relations and said the best way to dis... [Full Article...]

Search teams rescue 8 hikers, still need to reach 9 others

Search teams rescue 8 hikers, still need to reach 9 others The other 15 hikers were lifted out by helicopter Sunday or walked out by rescue teams. The two had been given water, food and blankets overnight and authorities monitored their status. Rescuers helped seven hikers in a less unsafe area walk to safety by Sunday night. The most serious injury reported by sheriff's officials was a twisted ankle. [Full Article...]

Cardinal Pell arrives at court to face assault charges

Cardinal Pell arrives at court to face assault charges Pell is the third highest ranking official in the Vatican and the highest ranking Catholic church official to be charged with sex offences. Pell is on a leave of absence from his Vatican role as Francis' economy minister, which he started in 2014. [Full Article...]

Jordan Spieth 8/1 to win US PGA and claim career grand slam

Jordan Spieth 8/1 to win US PGA and claim career grand slam It's hard to win them. "If I lost it then I was going to lose the golf tournament so I had one thing I could do, which was to stay present, recognize I could make five and figure a way to do so". What wins majors is not hitting the ball a long way. And he used his 3-iron off the tee instead of laying up with a 4- or 5-iron. "He shot one over on Sunday at the Masters, we shot five under". [Full Article...]

RT America: Warning signs erected near spot of fatal Minneapolis shooting

RT America: Warning signs erected near spot of fatal Minneapolis shooting While it is unknown who placed the signs , they are an apparent reference to the shooting of 40-year-old Diamond by a police officer recently after calling 911 to report a possible attack behind her home. The shooting has roiled the Minneapolis Police Department, caused outrage in the United States and in Australia and led to the resignation of the department's police chief. [Full Article...]


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