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Author: 0 White House committed to anti-Russian sanctions - spokesperson

The Senate overwhelmingly approved a measure Wednesday that would make it harder for the Trump administration to unilaterally ease sanctions against Russian Federation. The new sanctions were proposed as a response to Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Idaho Republican Senator Mike Crapo helped push legislation through the Senate Wednesday to maintain and expand sanctions against the government of Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Afghan soldier opens fire on U.S. troops, wounds seven

Nevertheless, these attacks fueled a strong sense of mistrust between the coalition soldiers and the Afghan military. "One of the attackers detonated his explosives close to the parking area so as to open the way for the others". The report by West Point's Modern War Institute entitled "Dress Like Allies, Kill Like Enemies" said the reason for insider attacks is a mix of "cultural friction" that results in a perceived insult and Taliban infiltration.

People People with disabilities at risk in Central African Republic
Author: 0 People with disabilities at risk in Central African Republic

Bria Mayor Maurice Balekouzou said on Wednesday that several dozen wounded have been brought to the hospital run by aid group 'Doctors Without Borders' . "We regret the presence of armed elements in IDP (Internally Displaced Persons) camps, which causes problems not just in Bria but also in other locations".

People Texas woman undergoes plastic surgery to look like Melania Trump
Author: 0 Texas woman undergoes plastic surgery to look like Melania Trump

She said Melania represented " power and strength "and that she wanted to become a better version of herself by looking like the first lady". The media statement claims the First Lady may overtake her step-daughter, Ivanka Trump , as the "new plastic surgery pin up girl".

People Iran Says Its Missile Strike in Syria Sends Message to the US
Author: 0 Iran Says Its Missile Strike in Syria Sends Message to the US

For the first time in nearly 30 years, #Iran launched a missile strike at targets outside the country. The Guard said it fired six missiles in total from Kermanshah and also from Iran's Kurdistan province into Syria's Deir el-Zour province, where IS has been trying to fortify its positions in the face of a us -led coalition onslaught.

People American Student Released by North Korea
Author: 0 American Student Released by North Korea

During a secret meeting in Oslo last month with Joseph Yun, the State Department's special representative for North Korea, high-level North Korean officials agreed that Swedish diplomats in Pyongyang would be allowed to visit the four Americans imprisoned by the North.

Author: 0 Spieth leads by 1 midway through 2nd round at Travelers

Overnight leader Spieth followed up his opening-day 63 with a less impressive 69, thanks in part to a double bogey on the 13th hole, yet he sits one stroke ahead of Troy Merritt and Patrick Reed . "I'm going to try to have a lot of fun this weekend". The Northern Irishman, who last week - for the second year running - missed the halfway cut at the US Open, underhit a putt from three feet.

Author: 0 Russian warships fire missiles at ISIS targets in Syria

Frigates Admiral Essen and Admiral Grigorovich and Krasnodar submarine have destroyed by Kalibr cruise missiles large depots of armaments and ammunition of the Islamic State terrorists in Syria, Russia's Defense Ministry said on Friday.

Author: 0 Longtime German chancellor Helmut Kohl dies at 87

His 16-year tenure was the longest of any German Chancellor since Otto von Bismarck, and by far the longest of any democratically elected Chancellor . Flags outside the Berlaymont, the headquarters of the European Commission , were lowered to half-mast shortly after news of Kohl's death broke on Friday afternoon.

Author: 0 What The Democratic Loss in Georgia Means For The Midterms

We've heard this before though. Then the Republican voters in Georgia's 6th Congressional District unexpectedly showed up in droves. Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan campaigned on her behalf, and Trump congratulated her on her electoral victory on Tuesday night.

People Nancy Pelosi Faces Heat From Democrats After Georgia Loss
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi Faces Heat From Democrats After Georgia Loss

The Massachusetts Democrat, speaking on CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper" Wednesday afternoon, made his comments following his party's failure to win a closely watched special election in Georgia . "Sen. (Harry) Reid was a target, Sen". Now, with Obama and Reid gone, Republicans have occasionally tried latching Democratic senators to Chuck Schumer and Elizabeth Warren, with mixed results.

Author: 0 Mourners Remember Otto Warmbier At Hometown Funeral

The shock announcement comes as the United States and China began high-level security talks on the Korean crisis after the release of an American student who died after being held in the North for 17 months. The United States, South Korea and others often accuse North Korea of using foreign detainees to wrest diplomatic concessions. Most of all, the real question on tourism to North Korea is an ethical one.

Author: 0 Stephen Colbert takes 'Late Show' to Russian Federation

A rep for " The Late Show with Stephen Colbert " could not be immediately reached for comment on Thursday. "The possible nexus between Russia , Trump and the 2016 election has generated at least a joke a night on " Late Show ", like this one from the June 15 edition: "[Robert] Mueller is like Batman, putting together The Flash, Green Lantern and Wonder Woman to create the Obstruction of Justice League".

People Arsenal in Alexandre Lacazette transfer talks with Lyon
Author: 0 Arsenal in Alexandre Lacazette transfer talks with Lyon

The transfer of Alexandre Lacazette to Arsenal is imminent, says former Chelsea midfielder Craig Burley. At the end of the season Lacazette has officially notified Lyon of resignation from the club, and the President of "the Weavers" by Jean-Michel Ola promised to release a player for 50 million euros.

Author: 0 Korea, terrorism expected to feature at US-China dialogue

The joint press availability with Secretary Tillerson and Secretary Mattis will begin at 2:55 p.m. Tillerson struck an up-beat tone, saying that he and Mattis had been "pleased" to host the dialogue, and that President Trump was looking forward to his state visit to China later this year.

People White St. Louis police officer shoots off-duty black officer
Author: 0 White St. Louis police officer shoots off-duty black officer

Local station Fox 2 Now reported that the incident began shortly after 10 p.m. when a police recognition system spotted a stolen auto from Maryland Heights, spurring the vehicle chase. The officer was taken to Barnes-Jewish Hospital, where he was said to be in good condition. It was initially told to reporters by Interim Police Chief Lawrence O'Toole that the officer was hit in a crossfire between on-the-clock police and the stolen auto suspects while attempting to offer assistance at the ...

People European Central Bank seeks power over key financial sector
Author: 0 European Central Bank seeks power over key financial sector

The ECB proposed a change to its statute that would give it "a clear legal competence in the area of central clearing", the central bank said in a statement on its website on Friday . "Ultimately, however, it will be up to the Commission and the European Union legislators to decide on the specific conditions for triggering such a requirement".

People 'Making a Murderer's' Brendan Dassey Is Expected to Be Released from Prison
Author: 0 'Making a Murderer's' Brendan Dassey Is Expected to Be Released from Prison

Judge William Duffin, who initially overturned Dassey's conviction and ordered his release from prison, issued the stay on request from the Wisconsin Department of Justice to allow the agency time to appeal. Dassey is still in prison but he may have a retrial or could be released in 90 days. He then censured the Wisconsin state court which recognized Dassey's confession and handed down the life sentence, saying, " we can have no confidence that it considered the totality of the ...

People Five electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey
Author: 0 Five electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey

A manager who was nearby alerted his son and the pair reportedly jumped in to try and save them, but both were electrocuted as soon as they touched the water. An investigation has already begun. It is understood the dead dad is 58-year-old dad Mehmet Kaya and his 30-year-old son is Kadir Kaya. This media house does not correct any spelling or grammatical error within press releases and commentaries.

People Bomber planning to attack Mecca's Grand Mosque blows himself up - ministry
Author: 0 Bomber planning to attack Mecca's Grand Mosque blows himself up - ministry

A suicide bomber , who was hiding in a house in the Ajyad neighborhood, opened fire on security forces before blowing himself after a crackdown on him. The building collapsed due to the force of the explosion. No one from the security forces was harmed in the shooting, Arabiya reported . It was one of three suicide blasts around the kingdom on the same day, in which a total of seven people were believed killed.

People Government health insurance markets holding up, barely
Author: 0 Government health insurance markets holding up, barely

The Indiana Department of Insurance said Thursday in a statement that the filed prices are not necessarily final. Enough insurers are planning to sell coverage on the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges next year to keep those markets working in most parts of the country.

People Atlanta Hawks 2017 NBA Draft Grades
Author: 0 Atlanta Hawks 2017 NBA Draft Grades

Fans can catch the three newly drafted Hawks players when Atlanta opens NBA Summer League play against the Brooklyn Nets July 7 at 5 p.m.at Cox Pavilion. "But we're not in a rebuild". After just one year with the Hawks, the former All-NBA center was dealt , along with the No. 31 pick, for Marco Bellinelli, Miles Plumlee , and the No.

Author: 0 Political Junkie Ken Rudin: GOP Senators Unveil Health Care Plan And More

Mr Obama also wrote that politics could not get in the way of the "compromise" needed between Republicans and Democrats in order to not "put the American people through [the] pain" of being excluded from benefits while pregnant or sick, expensive bills, or high deductibles "while giving billionaires and corporations a massive tax cut in return".

People Good News! The Missing Toe has Been Returned
Author: 0 Good News! The Missing Toe has Been Returned

The human remain - which is used in a popular "sourtoe" cocktail - was stolen from Downtown Hotel in the early hours of Sunday morning. "We are furious", Terry Lee, the bar's "Toe Captain", said in a news release . "The man then called the Downtown Hotel and provided the same message to staff, along with a verbal apology". The hotel's policy states anyone guilty for stealing a sour toe will be fined up to $2,500, but management previously stated the fine would be waived if the toe was ...

People Another boost for NDA: Panneerselvam joins Nitish in backing Kovind
Author: 0 Another boost for NDA: Panneerselvam joins Nitish in backing Kovind

Manmohan Singh to seek the grand old party's support for Kovind. The Presidential election will be held on July 17. That a fight is definitely on the cards became clear today when Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that Kovind was a "political candidate" and therefore "his candidature will be faced politically".