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People Trump Twitter Saturday: GOP senators 'look like fools' on health care
Author: 0 Trump Twitter Saturday: GOP senators 'look like fools' on health care

Arizona senator John McCain , who is now battling brain cancer, had flown back to Washington days earlier to initially vote with his fellow Republicans in favor of measures that pushed the legislation forward. "I turned out to be right, let Obamacare implode". "So great that John McCain is coming back to vote". "I do my job as a senator". "Murkowski, Collins and McCain for the courage they showed to oppose it", American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten.

People Australian opposition leader promises monarchy referendum
Author: 0 Australian opposition leader promises monarchy referendum

A second vote would be held later on how the Australian head of state would be selected and appointed, Shorten proposed. "We must seize the day and become a republic", Mr Shorten told the crowd at the Australian Republic Movement's gala dinner in Melbourne on Saturday night.

Author: 0 McCain says time for Republicans, Democrats to 'start fresh' on healthcare

John McCain , R-Ariz., arrives for a Senate Republican meeting on a health reform bill on Capitol Hill in Washington. He didn't get Congress to repeal it and replace it immediately, or at all as of yet. For Mr McCain, who also hoped to shepherd a major defense bill through the Senate, his political and legislative tussles could now be interrupted by the more pressing need to treat his cancer.

People England star Jodie Taylor happy with underdog status against bogey team France
Author: 0 England star Jodie Taylor happy with underdog status against bogey team France

The Lionesses have not beaten Les Bleues in 19 games over the last 43 years and French midfielder Amandine Henry has said: "England are physically strong but technically we are better". "We can feel the benefits of that later in the tournament, but first we've got to get past France". England's flawless record, which saw them score 10 goals and concede only one in the group stage, was the best in the competition, which Parris puts down to the strength in depth of manager Mark Sampson's ...

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo Won't Play in Clasico Match vs. Barcelona for Personal Reasons

Stillitano was referring to RSE Ventures founder and Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, who was another leading figurehead in bringing the all-Spanish encounter to the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. Miami is the site of the first Clasico outside of Spain since 1982 , and even though it's preseason, neither team wants to lose a Clasico . This is the third match for Barcelona in this season.

People Russia Fires Back After Congress Greenlights Sanctions
Author: 0 Russia Fires Back After Congress Greenlights Sanctions

Russia's foreign ministry ordered that the number of USA diplomats in Russian Federation be reduced to 455 by September 1, the New York Times reported. He particularly objects to a passage barring presidential interference aimed at easing the sanctions . White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci speaks to members of the media at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

People 20 years of U.S. trade with Russian Federation
Author: 0 20 years of U.S. trade with Russian Federation

The move was a further blow to hopes in Moscow that Trump's election might help improve ties that slumped to their lowest point since the Cold War over the Kremlin's meddling in Ukraine and alleged interference in the USA election. But Sen. Bob Corker , R-Tenn., said that would be a serious mistake and called Scaramucci's remark an "off-handed comment". It shows a diminishment of their authority.

People 20 years of United States trade with Russian Federation
Author: 0 20 years of United States trade with Russian Federation

Now, it's on President Donald Trump to sign the sanctions into law. In addition to that, Russian Federation suspends the use of all the warehouses and the property in Serebryany Bor in Moscow by the US Embassy as of August 1. Tillerson said the Trump administration needs more "flexibility". Russian Federation did not initially retaliate for Obama's December closure of the compounds - reportedly after Trump's now-resigned national security adviser, Michael Flynn, told Russia's ambassador ...

People Russian Federation tells United States to cut diplomats or face expulsion
Author: 0 Russian Federation tells United States to cut diplomats or face expulsion

U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation are "absolutely illegal from the point of view of global law", Putin said. "There is a bipartisan consensus to confront Russian Federation across the board - from its actions in Ukraine, Syria, cyber, its election meddling - you name it", said Boris Zilberman, a Russian Federation sanctions expert with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

People Trump Announces Chief Of Staff Reince Priebus Is Out Via Twitter
Author: 0 Trump Announces Chief Of Staff Reince Priebus Is Out Via Twitter

Priebus's departure - announced by the president on Twitter - comes a week after embattled White House spokesman Sean Spicer finally stepped down. Republican Rep. Mo Brooks said Friday that White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci isn't adding stability to the White House and that he would have fired Scaramucci for his expletive-laden interview with The New Yorker .

Author: 0 US Senate Approves Russia Sanctions, Sends Bill to Trump

But the bill could end up penalising European firms that contribute to the development of Russia's energy sector. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a statement today that the veto-proof legislation imposing sanctions on Russian Federation represented the will of the American people to see improved relations with the country.

People Johnson blames 'dysfunctional process' for failed Obamacare repeal vote
Author: 0 Johnson blames 'dysfunctional process' for failed Obamacare repeal vote

As for President Trump, he spent Friday on Twitter demanding changes to the rules of the Senate, expressing frustration that much of his agenda will need 60 votes to get around a possible filibuster. But when the time came to case his ballot, McCain was a firm "no". Democrats celebrated the defeat early Friday morning, but Meadows said he's not giving up - at least not yet.

People Liverpool ease past Hertha Berlin to continue unbeaten pre-season
Author: 0 Liverpool ease past Hertha Berlin to continue unbeaten pre-season

Liverpool responded with an opening of their own when Roberto Firmino 's drive needed to be tipped over, and they should have had a third shortly afterwards when Robertson's overlapping run down the left resulted in a low ball across the face of goal which Salah could not convert at the far post.

People Speculation over Amit Shah's role in Rajya Sabha
Author: 0 Speculation over Amit Shah's role in Rajya Sabha

There couldn't be a better time for Shah to marshal his troops in the Upper House. These include Irani, CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury , nd Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien. If elected, Shah will be joining Rajya Sabha for first time. Shah has become even more active as BJP chief after the party's impressive performance in the Uttar Pradesh elections.

Author: 0 Russian Federation orders U.S. to cut diplomats over new sanctions

Both were veto-proof numbers. That severely limits Trump's ability to cut a deal with Putin, whose top priority is the rollback of US and European sanctions against his economy and associates. But Trump has not done so, and the sanctions he now plans to sign into law will now make that almost impossible given sharp anti-Kremlin sentiments in Congress.

People Russia's response to U.S. sanctions to hinge on final bill text: Putin
Author: 0 Russia's response to U.S. sanctions to hinge on final bill text: Putin

The legislation , which was sent to the White House on Friday, would sanction Russian Federation while sharply limiting Trump's ability to ease penalties against Moscow independently. "I would guess that he (Trump) will sign it", Corker told reporters. "Russian relations are being sacrificed to resolve internal policy issues in the U.S", said Putin.

People Panama Papers cut Sharif's stint short
Author: 0 Panama Papers cut Sharif's stint short

Here's a look at the profile of the man who is most likely going to be nominated as the interim prime minister by PML-N. Shahbaz Sharif , 65, the chief minister of the vast Punjab province that accounts for more than half of Pakistan's 190 million people, will also need to resign from his regional post.

People Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan hails HC verdict on PU Chitra's participation
Author: 0 Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan hails HC verdict on PU Chitra's participation

Hearing Chitras petition against the decision by the AFI, Justice Suresh Kumar had asked the Centre to inform the source of funding for global events. "I wish her all the best and hope luck favours her", she said. By Friday noon, the Kerala High Court had yet to pronounce its verdict, but athlete PU Chitra was not hopeful.

People Why Trump has an opportunity in Kelly
Author: 0 Why Trump has an opportunity in Kelly

John F. Kelly is the former commander of the U.S. Southern Command who was tapped to succeed Jeh Johnson as President Trump's secretary of Homeland Security. The newspaper's editorial board argued that Trump never empowered his chief of staff. Mr Trump said in a tweet. While talking with Lizza, Scaramucci also attacked Bannon and accused him of acting in his own self-interest.

People US Senate rejects 'skinny repeal' of Obamacare in 49-51 vote
Author: 0 US Senate rejects 'skinny repeal' of Obamacare in 49-51 vote

The vote was a major blow to GOP Senate leaders and it was not immediately clear what they would do next. We thought they deserved better. "I've told everybody this can not be the final product", said Sen. John McCain splitting from fellow Republicans to cast the deciding vote. Earlier in the week, two GOP efforts to scrap the 2010 law failed. "I find it hard to believe that we can sit here and vote on a bill that is going to hurt millions and millions of people in our country".

People First West Nile-Related Death of 2017 Reported in Dallas County
Author: 0 First West Nile-Related Death of 2017 Reported in Dallas County

In turn, the mosquito can pass the virus to humans. West Nile virus, which was first detected in birds and mosquito samples in Suffolk County in 1999 and annually since, is transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. There is no vaccine for West Nile and there's no treatment beyond alleviating symptoms. DEET: Make sure this ingredient is in your insect repellent.

People Evacuated After Stage Fire at Barcelona Music Festival
Author: 0 Evacuated After Stage Fire at Barcelona Music Festival

Steve Aoki was set to perform on the stage hours later. Footage shared on social media shows initial smoke appearing from the structure before flames break out in front of festival goers. Officials have yet to confirm how the fire started but there have been no reports of injuries. They added, "Authorities will follow up and continue the investigation with the local Spanish organizer of UNITE".

People Germany to oppose new United States sanctions on Russian Federation
Author: 0 Germany to oppose new United States sanctions on Russian Federation

Russia's action, outlined in a statement from the Foreign Ministry, came a day after the Senate voted for new sanctions against Russian Federation, putting President Donald Trump in a tough position by forcing him to take a hard line on Moscow or veto the legislation and anger the Republican Party, Reuters reported.