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USA investigations into USA investigations into "Russian influence" create anti-Russia hysteria: Putin
- July 30, 2017

The possible new U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation will also have consequences for the European Union, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said Thursday. Putin arrived for a one-day visit in Finland by helicopter at an airport near the southeastern town of Savonlinna for talks with Niinisto in the country's picturesque lake district. (more...)
White House announces Trump's intention to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill White House announces Trump's intention to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill
- July 30, 2017

The sanctions came months after the Obama administration ordered the seizure of two Russian diplomatic compounds and expelled 35 Russian diplomats in response to alleged hacking of the US Democratic Party and Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. (more...)
Details of Juneau cruise ship killing released in federal report Details of Juneau cruise ship killing released in federal report
- July 30, 2017

The cruise ship Emerald Princess docked in Juneau on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 after Princess Cruises officials said a Utah woman was killed in a domestic dispute the previous evening. Passenger Chris Ceman told Yuccas he was on the ninth level in a room across from where it happened. "The little girl in that room came running out, calling for help Their parents had been in a fight". (more...)
US Senate Passes Sanctions Bill Against Russia, Iran And North US Senate Passes Sanctions Bill Against Russia, Iran And North
- July 30, 2017

Embassy's use of two sites - a storage facility and a dacha on an island in the Moscow River. Trump objects to the sanctions, but the bill has enough support in both houses to override a presidential veto. In his meeting this month with Putin on the sidelines of the Group of 20 leading rich and developing nations summit in Germany, Trump said he repeatedly addressed the topic of Russia's meddling in the USA election. (more...)
Russian Federation orders U.S. to cut diplomats in response to sanctions
- July 30, 2017

A Russian foreign ministry statement demanded the U.S. cut its diplomatic presence in Russia by September to 455 - the same number Moscow has in the U.S. The White House has not been clear about what the president will do. But in a stunning rebuke by his own party in Congress, Trump must now sign or veto a bill that constricts his ability to amend the sanctions policy while under the cloud of three investigations into his team's alleged ties to Russian Federation. (more...)
Putin Condemns US 'Impudence' as Congress Pushes New Sanctions Putin Condemns US 'Impudence' as Congress Pushes New Sanctions
- July 30, 2017

The legislation all but dashes Trump's hopes for warmer ties with Moscow as his administration is dogged by congressional and special counsel investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election to sway it in Trump's favour. (more...)
Russian Federation orders cut in USA diplomats in reaction to sanctions Russian Federation orders cut in USA diplomats in reaction to sanctions
- July 30, 2017

Putin also spoke about a continuing row between Moscow and Washington which erupted last December when then U.S. President Barack Obama ordered the seizure of Russian diplomatic property in the United States and the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats. (more...)
Russian Federation orders out USA diplomatic staff, may seize properties Russian Federation orders out USA diplomatic staff, may seize properties
- July 30, 2017

The legislation specifies that President Trump can't ease the sanctions without congressional approval. If confirmed that Russia's move would affect hundreds of staff at the United States embassy, it would far outweigh the Obama administration's expulsion of 35 Russians in December. (more...)
School Funding Special Session Keeps Legislators & Gov. At Odds School Funding Special Session Keeps Legislators & Gov. At Odds
- July 30, 2017

The Illinois Republican Party wants the Democratic party to answer the bell, and it's making its point known in a series of robocalls targeting House Speaker Michael Madigan and the Democratic candidates for governor. Democrats are likely lobbying Republicans to desert Rauner and vote to over-ride his expected veto. House Democrat Will Davis of Homewood, who co-sponsored the measure, says his GOP colleagues are afraid to talk about the plan because of recent changes to the Governor's staff . (more...)
UP: 2 SP, one BSP MLCs resign, set to join BJP UP: 2 SP, one BSP MLCs resign, set to join BJP
- July 30, 2017

Reports of growing tension between Deputy Chief Minister Maurya, also the state BJP chief, and Chief Minister Adityanath is also likely to come up. According to the sources, the resignations could ultimately pave the way for some BJP ministers, who were not members of either of the houses, to get elected to council within the stipulated period. (more...)
Reince Priebus: Trump 'wanted to go a different direction' Reince Priebus: Trump 'wanted to go a different direction'
- July 30, 2017

Scaramucci tagged Priebus in the tweet , but he later denied that he was identifying Priebus as the source. Priebus served in the role seven months, having previously been head of the Republican National Committee. "He has helped seal the border and reduced illegal immigration by 70 per cent", she said. Trump had also nominated retired Gen James Mattis to lead the Department of Defense and picked retired Lt Gen Michael Flynn to be his national security adviser - a shortlived move ended ... (more...)
Boy Scouts of America apologizes for Trump's 'political rhetoric' Boy Scouts of America apologizes for Trump's 'political rhetoric'
- July 30, 2017

In his statement , Surbaugh said that - outside of Trump's talk - this year's jamboree was the same as in past years, with Scouts trading patches, climbing rockwalls and making new friends. Hoping to minimize friction, the Boy Scouts issued guidelines to adult staff members for how the audience should react to the speech. Few will argue the importance of teaching values and responsibility to our youth - not only right from wrong, but specific positive values such as fairness, courage, ... (more...)
Russian Federation orders U.S. to cut embassy staff in retaliation for sanctions
- July 30, 2017

While the bill - which targets Russia's major defense, mining, shipping and railway industries - still needs US President Donald Trump's approval to become law, Moscow considers the Senate's decision as nearly final. But late Wednesday he announced that he sees "a path forward on legislation to sanction Iran, Russia and North Korea" following "very productive discussions". (more...)
Sen. McCain Calls For Compromise In Return To Senate Floor Sen. McCain Calls For Compromise In Return To Senate Floor
- July 30, 2017

And in that campaign McCain had the audacity to run for president under the slogan "Country First" while selecting the least qualified running mate in American history. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska whose opposition had been expected. "He gets angry, for sure, but when push comes to shove and there are brass tacks, that internal gyroscope of right and wrong guides him". (more...)
Kabul Hopes Next Pakistani Prime Minister Will Fight Terror Kabul Hopes Next Pakistani Prime Minister Will Fight Terror
- July 30, 2017

It is the second time in Pakistan's 70-year history that the Supreme Court has disqualified a sitting prime minister. Nawaz also announced that former petroleum minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi , will be made interim prime minister. "Doesn't the PML-N have any better candidate than Shehbaz Sharif?" Opposition supporters danced in the streets and opposition leader Imran Khan called on followers to head to Islamabad July 30 for a major celebration in their legal battle against the ... (more...)
Gingrich on John Kelly: White House 'Game Changer' Gingrich on John Kelly: White House 'Game Changer'
- July 30, 2017

Kelly has already been working in the Trump administration, serving as the secretary of homeland security. Kelly (67) who retired from the Marine Corps, was most recently secretary for the Department of Homeland Security . The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday Trump was "dismissive" of Priebus for not returning Scaramucci's fire. In January, Scaramucci sold his stake in his investment firm , Skybridge Capital, in anticipation of joining the staff of the Trump White House. (more...)
Trump's Foreign Policy Is Jeopardized After Senate Approves Sanctions Against Russia Trump's Foreign Policy Is Jeopardized After Senate Approves Sanctions Against Russia
- July 30, 2017

Congress the power to block U.S. President Donald Trump from unilaterally lifting sanctions on Russian Federation. At the same time, the version the House passed with a vote of 419-3 would curb President Trump's authority when it comes to waiving those sanctions. (more...)
Trump hires new Chief of Staff; John F. Kelly Trump hires new Chief of Staff; John F. Kelly
- July 30, 2017

As Homeland Security secretary, Kelly was tasked with protecting USA borders and overseeing immigration policies, two centerpieces of Trump's presidential campaign. Scaramucci used to describe Steve Bannon and Reince Priebus ". The president claimed American communities had been ravaged by gang violence and highlighted measures to control the Mara Salvatrucha or MS-13 gang, which developed in Los Angeles in the 1980s, with young members drawn from El Salvadorans who had fled civil war ... (more...)
Possible Rain Throughout the Day Possible Rain Throughout the Day
- July 30, 2017

Skies will clear overnight and sunny skies will prevail this weekend. High temperatures on both days will be in the mid 80s. SATURDAY: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies develop, with a slight chance for a few rain showers across Southeast Kentucky. (more...)
Photo of Scaramucci, Priebus in Oval Office lights up social media Photo of Scaramucci, Priebus in Oval Office lights up social media
- July 30, 2017

He was hired with the goal of bringing more discipline to the White House, a senior White House official said. White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus may have little left of his job but his title. "We were sitting right across from him and he kept a poker face", King said, referring to Priebus. Though Scaramucci wasn't slated to begin until August 15, he told CNN his start date was moved up and his first official day as a White House employee was July 26. (more...)