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People Key senator says no deal yet on Russian Federation sanctions bill
Author: 0 Key senator says no deal yet on Russian Federation sanctions bill

This came despite that Trump administration officials had called on lawmakers to grant "flexibility" to the White House in dealing with Russian Federation. Signing a bill that penalizes Russia's election interference would mark a significant shift for Trump. The resolution comes weeks after the Senate overwhelmingly passed a similar bill that codified existing sanctions against Russian Federation and introduced some new ones against it and Iran in a 98-2 vote.

People Trump Announces Ban On Transgender People Serving In Military
Author: 0 Trump Announces Ban On Transgender People Serving In Military

Vicki Hartzler, a Republican representative from Missouri, agreed with Trump's decision, tweeting she is "pleased to hear [Trump] shares my readiness and cost concerns & will be changing this costly and damaging policy #readiness". "You should thank them for their service", Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., wrote on Twitter . Ash Carter, the Defense secretary under Obama, ended the ban on transgender people serving openly in the military in 2016, but allowed for a year-long review process to allow ...

People China reiterates rejection of USA unilateral North Korea sanctions
Author: 0 China reiterates rejection of USA unilateral North Korea sanctions

It comes amid reports of a new nuclear test scheduled for this week in North Korea . "DIA and the South Koreans tend to be at the leading edge of estimates on North Korea's military programmes, and that's understandable", said one of the USA officials, who both agreed to speak only on the condition of anonymity.

People Speaker Ryan: Mueller is 'anything but' a Dem partisan
Author: 0 Speaker Ryan: Mueller is 'anything but' a Dem partisan

This is based on wiretaps of what apparently has been overheard from the former Russian ambassador. "But he should not say anything further about the special counsel, his staff or the investigation". Do you, what's your assessment of what the White House message is about the special counsel? "That was a awful, insulting affront, not just to me or John, we get paid the big bucks, but I'm talking about the rank and file, men and women, patriots and intelligence community - that was ...

People US investigators seek to turn Manafort in Russia probe
Author: 0 US investigators seek to turn Manafort in Russia probe

Manafort's request to cooperate with the committee's investigation without appearing at Wednesday's hearing, we were unable to reach an agreement for a voluntary transcribed interview with the Judiciary Committee", the senators said in a joint statement issued Tuesday morning.

People Man bathing in pond attacked by alligator in Charlotte County
Author: 0 Man bathing in pond attacked by alligator in Charlotte County

The OAP is now recovering in hospital and said: "I tried to get it away, and it tried to pull me in". He added: "You're having a nice day one minute, and the next minute, you're a bloody mess". He sustained bites to his left foot, leg and groin area. A homeless man in Florida narrowly escaped with his life after being attacked by an alligator which bit off his testicle, finger and toes.

People Supreme Court rules employment tribunal fees unlawful
Author: 0 Supreme Court rules employment tribunal fees unlawful

In a surprise ruling the Supreme Court overturned judgments by both the High Court in 2013 and the Court of Appeal in 2015 that went in favour of the government. "Unscrupulous employers no longer have the upper hand", Prentis added. The court thought about whether doing this meant that some simply couldn't, in practice, bring their case, and Unison challenged the Lord Chancellor's right to bring in the fees, using the process called Judicial Review, where the decisions of people in ...

People McLaughlin on Boy Scouts Speech
Author: 0 McLaughlin on Boy Scouts Speech

No knot-tying demonstrations. He arrived to riotous applause and got the scouts to boo Obama when he asked, "Did President Obama ever come to a jamboree?" "While the first part of his speech was spattered with politics, the latter portion contained some excellent advice about momentum, which I believe applies very well to scouting", said Zac Farnkopf of San Anselmo, an Eagle Scout in Troop 59.

People Nitish Kumar has not asked for deputy CM Tejashwi's resignation: Lalu Prasad
Author: 0 Nitish Kumar has not asked for deputy CM Tejashwi's resignation: Lalu Prasad

He said that the alliance is intact and that the BJP will never succeed in its strategy to destabilised the bonding the three parties enjoy in the state. "Nitish Kumar is leader of grand alliance". He said that the RJD's statements have not been satisfactory and said that JD (U ) doesn't want their government to "turn into turn into UPA-2".

People Israel Removes Metal Detectors From Around al-Aqsa Mosque
Author: 0 Israel Removes Metal Detectors From Around al-Aqsa Mosque

Jordan said initially that the guard could leave only after an investigation, while Israel said he enjoyed diplomatic immunity. Israel says the guard has diplomatic immunity under global conventions and is in touch with Jordanian authorities on the matter.

Author: 0 Senate panel subpoenas Manafort; Kushner gives more testimony

The judiciary panel is looking at a June 2016 meeting in NY with a Russian lawyer organized by Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr . Manafort and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner are at the center of probes about a closely scrutinised meeting they and other campaign officials had with a Russian lawyer in 2016.

People Rhino poaching declines slightly in South Africa
Author: 0 Rhino poaching declines slightly in South Africa

Nearly the entire wildlife ranger service in South Africa has been converted into anti-poaching units, which are supported by dogs, light aircraft and relevant technology, the minister said. Under the draft regulations, rhino horns can be exported from South Africa for "non-commercial purposes, such as personal use, hunting trophies, research or education and training", Molewa said.

People Turkey's Erdogan says Israel will suffer most from al-Aksa dispute
Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan says Israel will suffer most from al-Aksa dispute

Israel installed metal detectors at entrances to the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, after an attack on July 14 that killed two policemen. Under the arrangement, Israel is responsible for security and a Jordanian-funded religious trust, or Waqf , looks after the day-to-day running of the site.

People Paul Manafort meets with Senate officials on Russian Federation
Author: 0 Paul Manafort meets with Senate officials on Russian Federation

Jason Maloni, a spokesperson for Manafort, told ABC News earlier today that Manafort spoke to the Senate Intelligence Committee this morning. Although Manafort was set to appear before the intelligence committee Tuesday, the judiciary committee still issued the subpoena for Wednesday.

People International Monetary Fund cuts British growth forecast after weak first quarter
Author: 0 International Monetary Fund cuts British growth forecast after weak first quarter

The IMF also listed the USA economy's sluggish start to 2017 - with a first-quarter growth of just 1.4% - as another factor in its slashing of current forecasts. Maurice Obstfeld, chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, recommended China go through a very important rebalancing process, which will inevitably entail a slowing path of growth.

Author: 0 Israel dismantles metal detectors from key Jerusalem shrine

Sabri, the head of the Supreme Islamic Committee, says a lawyer on behalf of the Muslim administration of the holy site will be in touch with Israeli police to demand the changes. The government statement says the security cabinet met for several hours on the subject. On Sunday, an Israeli security guard at the Israeli Embassy in Jordan opened fire and killed two Jordanians, after one of them attacked him with a screwdriver.

People Transgender people won't be allowed in the military
Author: 0 Transgender people won't be allowed in the military

He added, "Our 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". Trump , for his part, said during the 2016 presidential campaign that he would be better for the LGBT communities than Hillary Clinton . Before his USA election victory past year he promsied to "fight for" LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) Americans.

People Palestinians keep freeze on Israel contacts over holy site: Abbas
Author: 0 Palestinians keep freeze on Israel contacts over holy site: Abbas

Commenting on the return of the diplomats, Netanyahu's office said it was made possible "thanks to close cooperation which was held in the past day between Israel and Jordan". There was speculation that a separate diplomatic standoff may have helped push negotiations to remove the metal detectors along. Arab League chief Ahmed Abo El- Gheit said the Israeli government is "playing with fire and causing a major crisis with the Arab and Islamic world".

People European Union condemns deadly Afghan attacks
Author: 0 European Union condemns deadly Afghan attacks

He said Afghan soldiers bravely resisted and killed more than eighty insurgents. The European Union has condemned two deadly attacks in Afghanistan in the last two days, saying it stands alongside Afghan authorities in their fight against violent extremism.

People Snapdeal Board to seek shareholders view on Flipkart deal
Author: 0 Snapdeal Board to seek shareholders view on Flipkart deal

Axis Bank did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The shareholders include, among others, PremjiInvest, the investment arm of billionaire Azim Premji who had ticked off the Snapdeal board over differential payments in an attempt to win over its larger investors for a fairly lower valuation.

People Israel Bars Entry to Five US Activists Under Anti-BDS Law
Author: 0 Israel Bars Entry to Five US Activists Under Anti-BDS Law

Supporters say they are using nonviolent means to promote the Palestinian struggle for independence. She said they went to check into a Lufthansa flight last Sunday night at Washington Dulles International Airport when they were told that the airline had an order not to allow them to fly all the way to Israel.

People Incessant rain hits Gujarat, over 25000 people evacuated so far
Author: 0 Incessant rain hits Gujarat, over 25000 people evacuated so far

Relief camps have been set up and the NDRF teams have been sent to the affected states for rescue operations. Banaskantha and Patan districts are the ones that are hugely affected due to the heavy rains in north Gujarat and Rajasthan. He made the announcement after conducting an aerial survey of the flood-hit Banaskantha, Patan and Sabarkantha districts. The weatherman has warned of "extremely heavy rains" at a few places in southern Rajasthan and Gujarat today.

People England need to show more flexibility: Ben Stokes
Author: 0 England need to show more flexibility: Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes has urged England to bounce back from their Trent Bridge thumping by South Africa and show how good they really are when the third Test at The Oval starts on Thursday. As for how England can play more effectively to their strengths, under encouragement from head coach Trevor Bayliss to be positive whenever possible in both attack and defence, Farbrace added: "It's down to individuals - each one has to assess how they play".