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Author: 0 House passes bill hitting Russian Federation with new sanctions

The bill would also impose sanctions on North Korea and Iran for their respective weapons programs. The House action came hours after Jared Kushner , the President's son-in-law and senior adviser, wrapped up an interview with the House intelligence committee about the 2016 campaign and allegations that the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian officials to help defeat Hillary Clinton .

Author: 0 Israeli PM Netanyahu wants to shut down Al-Jazeera's Jerusalem office

Islamic leaders called on followers to return to a key Old Jerusalem holy site - known to Muslims as Haram al-Sharif and to Jews as Temple Mount - ending a boycott after Israel removed security measures there Thursday. Israel shut the site for two days and re-opened it with new security arrangements including metal detectors and cameras. Mass waves of protest erupted following the imposition of heightened "security measures" at the entrance to the mosque compound, which is the third ...

People Politics How Nigerian Senate Used Constitution Review To Reduce President's Powers
Author: 0 Politics How Nigerian Senate Used Constitution Review To Reduce President's Powers

Another sensitive item the senators voted in favour is to ensure ministerial nominees sent to it include their portfolios and are sent within 30 days of inauguration of the president and of governors for states. The bill seeking to among other things, provide procedure for passing Constitution Alteration Bill where the President withholds assent was also approved.

People Buhari's cheerful photos with governors hit the Internet
Author: 0 Buhari's cheerful photos with governors hit the Internet

Buhari Receives Seven Governors In London appeared first on Channels Television . However, it was observed that Umahi and Udom Emmanuel of Ebonyi and Akwa Ibom respectively are not in the circulated images, raising a serious question as to whether some of the PDP governors opted out at the last minute.

Author: 0 Palestinians demand all measures be lifted at Jerusalem holy site

Jerusalem is sacred Muslims, Jews and Christians - and the Al-Aqsa Mosque is the Islamic world's third holiest site behind the cities of Mecca and Medina. While the Israelis have argued the measures are only for security purposes and not meant to interfere, Palestinians have rejected this claim, saying that Israelis have no sovereign right to impose anything on the compound, and that "security" is just an excuse to do so.

People Vikings announce contract extension for Everson Griffen
Author: 0 Vikings announce contract extension for Everson Griffen

Cornerback Xavier Rhodes is expected soon to sign a lucrative extension. Three years ago, after Mike Zimmer was hired as coach, the Vikings gave Griffen, at that point in time a backup and situational pass rusher, a five-year, $42.5 million contract and let Jared Allen walk, a move that many National Football League analysts questioned.

People No Progress Reported on School Funding During First Day of Special Session
Author: 0 No Progress Reported on School Funding During First Day of Special Session

The Senate should send this bill to the governor's desk without further delay. Governor Rauner says, "I want to thank members of the General Assembly who came together on a bipartisan basis to pass this legislation". Isn't this stunning? How did we allow this? Our children are being held hostage by these politicians. This is such a failure for the families of IL. "We should not accept that", Rauner said.

People Could Sean Spicer be the next 'Dancing With The Stars' contestant?
Author: 0 Could Sean Spicer be the next 'Dancing With The Stars' contestant?

Last week, Spicer resigned as President Donald Trump 's press secretary, the same day the White House hired Anthony Scaramucci as the administration's new communications director. He did, however, say "no comment, " according to Page Six . "...a TV insider confirmed to Page Six that the dancing competition show has indeed reached out to the Beltway insider".

People Senate Judiciary Subpoenas Manafort To Testify
Author: 0 Senate Judiciary Subpoenas Manafort To Testify

He will speak with both the Senate and House intelligence committees this week following the stunning revelation that he met with a Kremlin-linked lawyer during the campaign. Dianne Feinstein , D-Calif., the ranking member of the committee. " Paul Manafort is not a cooperating witness", Jason Maloni, Manafort's spokesman, told the news service.

People Erdogan: Turkey will no longer cave in to pressure from the West
Author: 0 Erdogan: Turkey will no longer cave in to pressure from the West

Erdogan said he would request joint production of the S-400 in Turkey . Germany took in almost one million refugees, mostly fleeing the war in Syria, and there have been growing concerns that a complete breakdown in relations with Turkey could scupper the deal and cause a fresh migrant crisis.

People Amit Shah eyes Parliament; to contest Rajya Sabha election from Gujarat
Author: 0 Amit Shah eyes Parliament; to contest Rajya Sabha election from Gujarat

Their names were announced by senior party leader J P Nadda after the meeting of the party panel. Amit Shah is now MLA from Naranpura Assembly seat in Gujarat. Dilipbhai Pandya (BJP) and Irani (BJP), all from Gujarat -are also ending on August 18. "Both leaders will contest from Gujarat, where three seats will fall vacant in September".

People Teen pleads not guilty in fatal crash recorded on Instagram
Author: 0 Teen pleads not guilty in fatal crash recorded on Instagram

Nutt said the district attorney's office hasn't ruled out adding additional charges after further investigation. "The Merced County District Attorney's Office will do everything in its power to see that justice is done in this matter". The California Highway Patrol says Sanchez was driving the auto when it veered onto the right shoulder of a road about 120 miles southeast of San Francisco.

People Locally transmitted Zika case confirmed in Hidalgo County
Author: 0 Locally transmitted Zika case confirmed in Hidalgo County

The man, a resident of Hidalgo County in the Rio Grande Valley, had not traveled out of the area, leading health officials to conclude he had contracted the disease locally. All pregnant women should consult with their physicians to be tested for Zika even if they have no symptoms. Anyone who may have been exposed to Zika should contact their doctor if they experience fever, rash, joint pain, or red eyes within two weeks of possible exposure, and avoid mosquito bites for at least three weeks ...

People White House on the defensive over Trump's transgender military ban
Author: 0 White House on the defensive over Trump's transgender military ban

As I do, I'll keep you posted . Sanders stressed that Trump made the decision he felt was in the best interest of the military. Pressed further on whether transgender troops now in service, such as those serving in Afghanistan, will be sent home, Sanders repeated her non-answer.

People Cassie Sainsbury reportedly reaches plea bargain deal
Author: 0 Cassie Sainsbury reportedly reaches plea bargain deal

Sainsbury appeared in court in Bogota on Thursday morning (AEST) to have a judge approve the deal. The accused drug smuggler's sister, Khala Sainsbury, told News Corp that she now fears reprisal attacks. If the deal is torn up she risks at least 20 years behind bars, which Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says should serve as a warning for Australians heading overseas.

People US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian boat in Persian Gulf
Author: 0 US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian boat in Persian Gulf

An Iranian ship approaches the USS Thunderbolt (PC-12) in the Persian Gulf on July. The IRGC navy issued a statement on Tuesday noting that an American "battleship" moved towards one of its patrol boats in worldwide waters in the northern Gulf and fired two shots in the air, according to Sepah News, the official news site of the IRGC.

People Half Of Trump Voters Don't Believe Clinton Won The Popular Vote
Author: 0 Half Of Trump Voters Don't Believe Clinton Won The Popular Vote

Her new book will cover the topic of James Comey's involvement, and with Russian Federation and carefully run through a litany of reasons for why she was defeated - none of them her fault, of course! she stated, "I take responsibility for every decision I make - but that's not why I lost".

People Rihanna meets with Macron to discuss funding education in developing countries
Author: 0 Rihanna meets with Macron to discuss funding education in developing countries

France's Emmanuel Macron continued to reach for the stars Wednesday, hosting R&B icon Rihanna for what she called "incredible" talks at the presidential palace in Paris two days after Irish rocker Bono . The controversial singer walked away from a meeting in Paris yesterday with the Emmanuel and Brigitte Macron , declaring: "We're going to make a big announcement".

People Jerusalem crisis could have 'catastrophic costs — United Nations envoy
Author: 0 Jerusalem crisis could have 'catastrophic costs — United Nations envoy

The continued standoff highlighted the deep distrust between Israel and the Palestinians when it comes to the shrine - the third-holiest in Islam and the most sacred in Judaism. Mansour said the Security Council should condemn in the strongest terms the closing of Al-Aqsa mosque for the first time since 1969, stressing that "Al Aqsa mosque should not be closed under any pretext".

People Three-year-old twins drown in backyard swimming pool
Author: 0 Three-year-old twins drown in backyard swimming pool

Authorities said the pool was so filled with algae that the mother couldn't even see the second toddler. When she realised they were missing she searched for them before finding Nicholas floating in the pool. The boys' deaths appear, at present, to be an accident, police said. She told rescuers that she didn't know where the other boy was. The twins were inseparable and rambunctious, while five-year-old Christian was "such a good older brother", Huggins said.

People Rex Tillerson has no plans to step down, official says
Author: 0 Rex Tillerson has no plans to step down, official says

The network quoted anonymous sources as saying Tillerson told people close to him that he would leave his job by the end of the year. "The PA has taken significant steps during President Abbas' tenure (2005 to date) to ensure that official institutions in the West Bank under its control do not create or disseminate content that incites violence", it said.

People Georgia ex-leader Saakashvili stripped of Ukraine's citizenship — BBCI
Author: 0 Georgia ex-leader Saakashvili stripped of Ukraine's citizenship — BBCI

Ukrinform learnt this from the Presidential Administration. A Ukrainian member of parliament first reported it on Facebook, and the information was later confirmed Wednesday evening by the State Migration Service. In November 2016 Saakashvili created a new political party called "Movement of New Forces" in Ukraine and demanded early parliamentary elections in Ukraine.

People Village elders arrested over revenge rape
Author: 0 Village elders arrested over revenge rape

Earlier, Fourteen members of a jirga were arrested for ordering the rape of a teenage girl as punishment for a rape committed by her brother in a Multan village, police said. " Both the parties had filed cases of rape against each other at the local police station after the incident that happened last week ", Rashid Taheem , the police officer heading the investigation, told news agency AFP.

People Foxconn to produce display panels in Wisconsin
Author: 0 Foxconn to produce display panels in Wisconsin

Some are wondering - at what price. President Donald Trump plans to announce Wednesday that electronics giant Foxconn will build a liquid crystal display panel plant in Wisconsin, according to an invitation to the event obtained by The Associated Press.

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