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Priebus out, Kelly in as White House chief of staff
- July 30, 2017

After the announcement, the United States president told reporters that " John Kelly will do a fantastic job". Trump wrote in a tweet: 'I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff. (more...)
White House divisions on display with Scaramucci's comments White House divisions on display with Scaramucci's comments
- July 30, 2017

The move came just a day after Trump's new director of communications, Anthony Scaramucci had accused Reince Priebus of leaking the information to reporters. Trump shouted to nearby reporters. "We accomplished a lot together and I am proud of him!" As the president considers changes in the West Wing staff, he is relying more and more on the advice of his most loyal advisers from the campaign. (more...)
Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At US Diplomatic Corps Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At US Diplomatic Corps
- July 30, 2017

Putin said a lot of Russian diplomats had been expelled "without any particular reason" - a reference to sanctions imposed by President Barack Obama in December for Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 USA election - and said there had also been problems in business "which had no foundation at all". (more...)
Gunmen raid Kenyan deputy president's rural home Gunmen raid Kenyan deputy president's rural home
- July 30, 2017

General Service Unit officers patrol outside the gate of DP President William Ruto's Sugoi home in Uasin Gishu County in 2014 . Rift Valley regional coordinator Wanyama Musiambo who is at the home declined to comment on the operation. Kenya's last election, in 2013, was closely monitored following violence in the preceding the 2007 vote. Recent opinion polls indicate this year's election will be tight, and tensions are rising. (more...)
EU Court Orders Poland To Stop Logging In Bialowieza Forest EU Court Orders Poland To Stop Logging In Bialowieza Forest
- July 30, 2017

Straddling the border between Poland and Belarus, it is one of Europe's last primeval forests and home to its largest herd of European bison as well as unique birds and insects, Reuters reported. Earlier this month, the European Commission warned the Polish government that it risks being stripped of its EU voting rights if it forces Supreme Court judges out of office. (more...)
Rep. Brooks: McConnell 'responsible' for health care repeal failure Rep. Brooks: McConnell 'responsible' for health care repeal failure
- July 30, 2017

Early Friday, he joined 46 Democrats, two independents, and fellow Republican Senators Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska in voting "nay" on the " skinny repeal " bill, officially known as the " Health Care Freedom Act ". (more...)
Girl raped twice on same night, two arrested in Birmingham Girl raped twice on same night, two arrested in Birmingham
- July 30, 2017

Following the assault, the girl flagged down a passing auto to ask for help about 2am, but when she entered the vehicle she was sexually assaulted for a second time, police said. CNN reports when she got into the vehicle, she was sexually assaulted by a different man. "It is now vitally important we investigate exactly what happened on Tuesday morning as well as identifying offenders for both of these bad incidents", he continued. (more...)
Protesters clash with police over death of Rashan Charles Protesters clash with police over death of Rashan Charles
- July 30, 2017

Hackney police said in a tweet that officers had been subjected to "abuse and violence", adding: "Whatever the frustrations, this is patently not what the family of Rashan Charles wanted". the only way the young'uns know how to retaliate now is with the riots, that's because they can't articulate themselves to bring the police to justice". (more...)
Trump's Possible Use Of Recess Appointment To Replace Sessions Angers Twitter Users Trump's Possible Use Of Recess Appointment To Replace Sessions Angers Twitter Users
- July 29, 2017

Mr. Sessions said he intends to step up prosecutions and leak investigations - priorities he said had already begun. The president recently called Sessions - one of Trump's staunchest supporters during the presidential campaign - "beleaguered" and "weak". (more...)
'EU nationals to face same visa requirements as others, post Brexit' 'EU nationals to face same visa requirements as others, post Brexit'
- July 29, 2017

The Home Secretary has asked the independent Migration Advisory Committee to look into the issue. "The Committee's review will be vital to address longer-term questions". "A key part of mitigating any potential impacts of Brexit must be the immediate guarantee of the rights of European Union construction workers living in the United Kingdom to ensure those who are helping to build the future health of the United Kingdom economy can continue to do so post-Brexit", she said. (more...)
Scaramucci tirade reveals White House infighting
- July 29, 2017

Scaramucci then said he had to go, to "start tweeting some sh*t to make this guy [Priebus] insane". Lizza writes about how, on Wednesday night, he received a call from Scaramucci demanding to know who had told him about a dinner he was having with President Donald Trump , First Lady Melania Trump , former Fox News executive Bill Shine and gargoyle Sean Hannity . (more...)
Three US senators balk at health Bill, putting reform in jeopardy Three US senators balk at health Bill, putting reform in jeopardy
- July 29, 2017

The specific contents of the bill voted on early Friday morning wasn't delivered in detail to the Senate until 10 p.m. Thursday. While these senators were surely caught by surprise that three members of their own party made a decision to vote on principle as opposed to party lines, Trump-loving media personalities were downright livid that Collins, Murkowski and McCain helped save Obamacare . (more...)
Neymar storms out of Barcelona training
- July 29, 2017

Neymar has been caught on camera tangling with Barcelona team-mate Nelson Semedo in a heated training ground bust-up as speculation regarding his future intensifies. Recently, in an interview with the New York Times , the Barcelona president, Josep Bartomeu, admitted he is powerless to stop him. And what is even more concerning is that the player himself has been mostly quiet, leaving the job to his teammates and coach who clearly don't want him to leave. (more...)
The most notable firings and resignations in the Trump White House The most notable firings and resignations in the Trump White House
- July 29, 2017

The president thanked Mr Priebus for his "service and dedication to his country". Priebus traveled with Trump earlier in the day to an appearance in Brentwood, New York, according to the Associated Press. No formal announcement has been made about whether or not Priebus resigned or was sacked from the position. He added , " I think Reince is doing a great job as chief of staff". (more...)
Trump drops Priebus, hires Kelly as staff chief Trump drops Priebus, hires Kelly as staff chief
- July 29, 2017

Two sources close to the president said the very traits that have so endeared Scaramucci to Trump - tenacity, frankness, limitless swagger - could end up endangering his new job if he continues to steal news cycles from the president. Priebus calls Kelly a "brilliant pick" and says he himself remains a Trump fan. Lost in all this is a key Scaramucci strategy to undermine Priebus: Bestowing him a third-grade nickname. (more...)
Sebastian Tretola waived by Titans five days after being shot Sebastian Tretola waived by Titans five days after being shot
- July 29, 2017

Tretola was released from Washington Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Earlier, he was accused of assault and sued - along with teammate Tajae Sharpe - for $500,000 in connection to an incident that took place outside a Nashville nightclub in April. (more...)
Is United States Steel Corp. (X) a good buy? Is United States Steel Corp. (X) a good buy?
- July 29, 2017

Barclays trimmed the price target on stocks of AK Steel Holding Corporation from $9.00 to $8.00 and fixed an "equal weight" recommendation on the share in a note on Thurs, May 4th. About 300 shares traded. (X) now has a value of $26.2 while the company's 52 week low is at $15.72, the shares dropped to the 52 week low on 09/16/16. (more...)
Muslims pray peacefully at Jerusalem mosque Muslims pray peacefully at Jerusalem mosque
- July 29, 2017

Women of all ages were allowed in. Israeli police say men under the age of 50 will be barred from a major Jerusalem shrine at the center of recent tensions. The move outraged Muslims and sparked some of the worst street clashes in years, threatening to draw Israel into conflict with other Arab and Muslim nations. (more...)
Neymar storms out of Barca training session after bust-up with teammate
- July 29, 2017

Things got heated from there as Javier Mascherano quickly stepped in to separate his teammates. Words were exchanged and Semedo walked away - that's when Neymar yelled even more and tried to go after the guy. Barca have sought to play down the rumours, with club president Josep Maria Bartomeu telling the New York Times that the club are reluctant to part with a player of such talent . (more...)
BidaskClub Downgrades Martin Midstream Partners LP (NASDAQ:MMLP) to Sell
- July 29, 2017

The stock of Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP ) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, December 19 by Ladenburg Thalmann. As per Friday, January 15, the company rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0.12% or 657,660 shares in its portfolio. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Elkhorn Partners Lp accumulated 11,140 shares. Raymond James & Associate reported 0% in DCP Midstream LP (NYSE:DCP). (more...)