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Palestinians pray outside holy site after Israeli restrictions Palestinians pray outside holy site after Israeli restrictions
- July 30, 2017

Israeli authorities said they feared that the event could dissolve into violence , leading them to restrict access to the site for Muslim men under the age of 50 . The meetings also discussed Al-Aqsa Mosque crisis, including reopening of the mosque to worshipers and the restoration of its status quo. Our newsletter features a comprehensive round-up of the week's events. (more...)
Ryan Agrees to Health Care Conference With Big Caveat Ryan Agrees to Health Care Conference With Big Caveat
- July 30, 2017

It was a moment burning with drama, irony and contradictions, playing out live on a tense Senate floor. McCain, Collins, Murkowski, and all the other senators who voted against the GOP's skinny Obamacare repeal likely just made some nuns very happy. (more...)
Britain removes ban on electronics on flights from Istanbul Britain removes ban on electronics on flights from Istanbul
- July 30, 2017

Flights from the city's Ataturk airport, a major regional hub, were suspended. Other footage showed waves of hail and rain cascading down the stairs of the Taksim metro station. Heavy rainfall hit Istanbul Thursday, flooding streets causing disruption to public transport, canceling flights and leaving people stranded while trying to get back to their homes during the evening rush hour. (more...)
Russian Federation sanctions bill heads to Trump's desk
- July 30, 2017

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday slammed what he called "anti-Russian hysteria" in Washington and said that Russia could not "endlessly tolerate this kind of insolence". Putin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, told reporters on Friday that the Senate vote was the last straw. Most U.S. diplomatic staff, including around 300 U.S. (more...)
McCain first saves, then kills health care repeal bill McCain first saves, then kills health care repeal bill
- July 30, 2017

President Trump publicly rebuked Murkowski on Twitter for her vote. In is John Kelly, the current secretary of Homeland Security. The political turmoil surrounding US health care policy has reached fever pitch in Washington. MCEVERS: Regardless of what happens in the future, I mean, this moment right now feels pretty big politically. While House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said his fellow Republicans should not give up trying on healthcare, he pointed to other pressing issues that ... (more...)
Russian Federation tells USA to cut diplomats or face expulsion Russian Federation tells USA to cut diplomats or face expulsion
- July 30, 2017

Bob Corker , the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, said on Wednesday evening. Earlier on Wednesday Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said the European Union was ready to act "within a matter of days" if the proposed new USA sanctions undermined the bloc's energy security. (more...)
US Senate to pass Russian Federation sanctions bill US Senate to pass Russian Federation sanctions bill
- July 30, 2017

Also, the bill has garnered enough support in both houses to override his veto and pass it into law. He's repeatedly cast doubt on the conclusion of USA intelligence agencies that Russian Federation sought to tip the election in his favor. (more...)
Trump to sign Russian Federation sanctions, Moscow retaliates Trump to sign Russian Federation sanctions, Moscow retaliates
- July 30, 2017

Moscow is calling on Washington to revise its policy and break "the vicious circle of retaliation", Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov stated. It was not immediately clear how many United States diplomats and other workers would be forced to leave either the country or their posts, but the Interfax news agency cited an informed source as saying "hundreds" of people would be affected. (more...)
Trump ousts Priebus, names Kelly as White House chief of staff Trump ousts Priebus, names Kelly as White House chief of staff
- July 30, 2017

According to reports , Priebus opposed the appointment, as did Sean Spicer , who then resigned as press secretary in what many deemed to be an act of protest. In the article, Scaramucci accused Priebus of leaking his financial disclosure form - a document that is publicly available. " Reince Priebus is a good friend". (more...)
Trump to Sign Russia Sanctions Package into Law, Inciting Moscow's Anger Trump to Sign Russia Sanctions Package into Law, Inciting Moscow's Anger
- July 30, 2017

The White House has not been clear about what the president will do. USA sanctions against Russian Federation are "absolutely illegal from the point of view of worldwide law", Putin said. Still, signing a bill that penalizes Russia's election interference marks a significant shift for Trump. And he's blasted as a "witch hunt" investigations into the extent of Russia's interference and whether the Trump campaign colluded with Moscow. (more...)
Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack
- July 30, 2017

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan in its latest report said 40 per cent of all civilian casualties during the six-month period were incurred anti-government forces using improvised explosive devices (IEDs), such as suicide bombs and pressure-plate devices, which were responsible for the deaths of 596 civilians and injured 1,483. (more...)
How John McCain killed the Senate health care bill - and what's next How John McCain killed the Senate health care bill - and what's next
- July 30, 2017

Instead, they got 49 votes. Mr. McCain's negative vote was also meant to give cover to many other Senators, who can not withstand the ire of the President, according to reports . Some large states, like Texas and Virginia, have refused to take part in the law's Medicaid expansion, which would have provided millions of Americans with health care that they can not now afford. (more...)
Russian Federation to seize United States properties in retaliation over sanctions Russian Federation to seize United States properties in retaliation over sanctions
- July 30, 2017

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. (more...)
Everything you need to know as Russian Federation retaliates over United States sanctions bill Everything you need to know as Russian Federation retaliates over United States sanctions bill
- July 30, 2017

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters late Thursday that the President would review the sanctions bill. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday that President Vladimir Putin approved the ministry statement as a response to the U.S."Of course, such measures are impossible without authorization by the president", Peskov was quoted as saying by TASS. (more...)
Amit Shah, Smriti Irani files nomination for Rajya Sabha elections Amit Shah, Smriti Irani files nomination for Rajya Sabha elections
- July 30, 2017

Presently Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is looking after Defence, as an additional charge. Shah and Irani will be BJP's nominees for two seats in Gujarat. The only blips were Delhi and Bihar where BJP lost at the hands of the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP and Nitish Kumar-led Grand Alliance respectively. Shah's nomination also puts an end to the speculation that he may return to Gujarat as the BJP's CM candidate in the polls due later this year. (more...)
Graham: Holy hell to pay if Trump fires Sessions Graham: Holy hell to pay if Trump fires Sessions
- July 30, 2017

The Mueller investigation, I believe, should not only indict any individuals deemed to face that charge but to pass to Congress all the confirmed ingredients of the Russian attack on our sovereignty so Congress can hopefully take steps to prevent future attacks. (more...)
Russian Federation suspends U.S. embassy use of diplomatic properties in Moscow
- July 30, 2017

The White House had not given a clear answer this week about whether Trump would sign the bill or veto it. The legislation bars Trump from easing or waiving the penalties on Russian Federation unless Congress agrees. Russian Federation told the United States on Friday that some of its diplomats had to leave the country in just over a month and said it was seizing some USA diplomatic property as retaliation for what it said were proposed illegal U.S. (more...)
BlackRock Inc. Increases Stake in Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY)
- July 30, 2017

State of Alaska Department of Revenue increased its stake in Old National Bancorp by 2.5% in the first quarter. Trexquant Investment LP acquired a new stake in shares of Valley National Bancorp during the fourth quarter valued at $173,000. Old National Bancorp's dividend payout ratio is now 49.52%. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This report was first reported by BNB Daily and is owned by of BNB Daily. (more...)
Massive Barcelona festival fire evacuates 22000 Massive Barcelona festival fire evacuates 22000
- July 30, 2017

An evacuation procedure immediately flashed up. Eyewitnesses said the screen on the stage "just exploded". No injuries have been reported, but firefighters reportedly fear the stage's structure could collapse. A massive fire that broke out on Saturday night in an electronic music festival in the northeastern Spanish city of Barcelona has been extinguished, authorities said. (more...)
Ousted Pakistan Leader Passes Baton to Brother, Shehbaz Sharif Ousted Pakistan Leader Passes Baton to Brother, Shehbaz Sharif
- July 30, 2017

Shehbaz Sharif, 65, who is the Punjab Chief Minister and brother of Nawaz Sharif will have to be elected as a member of parliament to succeed him as his eventual successor. Also no Pakistani prime minister has ever completed a full five-year elected term. Other prime ministers have been ousted through votes of no-confidence in parliament, the dissolution of the assemblies by the military or in direct military coups. (more...)