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Global Media You're fired! Sackings and resignations in Donald Trump's White House
Author: 0 You're fired! Sackings and resignations in Donald Trump's White House

Kelly's experience as Homeland Security secretary and a veteran of three tours in Iraq - along with a sobering family tragedy - suggests he'll be a loyal manager for Trump when he starts the job Monday. So how did Mr Priebus go from Oval Office gatekeeper to following his political allies in the Trump administration out the door. Mark Corallo, spokesman for the President's legal team, resigned amid reports of disagreements in dealing with the inquiry into claims of Russian meddling in last ...

Global Media Governor rejects plan to charge locals for crime lab fees
Author: 0 Governor rejects plan to charge locals for crime lab fees

On July 20, DPS shocked the law enforcement community by announcing in a letter that it would begin charging local agencies for the previously free use of state crime labs, which perform tests like DWI and DNA testing. "In light of recent information from Austin addressing our concerns regarding the DPS Forensic Analysis of Evidence, we have opted to postpone the news conference", read the news advisory from the DA's office about the postponed event.

Global Media Ride similar to 1 in OH removed from Colorado fair
Author: 0 Ride similar to 1 in OH removed from Colorado fair

But the death of a teenager when a ride failed at the Ohio State fair this week has put a damper on the usual festivities. KMG, the Dutch company that makes the "Fire Ball", ordered all such rides shut down across the world until an investigation could be completed.

Global Media Hassan calls for Democrats, Republicans to fix health care
Author: 0 Hassan calls for Democrats, Republicans to fix health care

Afterward, it was a different story, with the president tweeting at 2:25 a.m. ET that those who voted no had "let the American people down". As I said from the beginning, let ObamaCare implode, then deal. The Congressional Budget Office said late Thursday that the Bill would result in an additional 15 million Americans without health insurance next year.

Global Media Police National Night Out Set For Tuesday
Author: 0 Police National Night Out Set For Tuesday

The Smyrna Police Department's National Night Out program invites the community into their home, the air-conditioned Smyrna Justice Center, to beat the heat and let the community see the inner workings of the police station and its personnel from 5 to 8 p.m.

Global Media Gunmen Attack Kenyan Deputy President's Home, Standard Reports
Author: 0 Gunmen Attack Kenyan Deputy President's Home, Standard Reports

Ruto's running mate President Uhuru Kenyatta is in a tough re-election battle, slated for August 8 , against longtime opposition leader Raila Odinga. Police and curious members of the public on a road leading to the home of DP William Ruto in Sugoi, Uasin Gishu County on July 29, 2017. The attack happened moments after Ruto left for a campaign rally in Kitale, some 74 kilometers away.

Global Media BBCI: Drawing by President Trump sells for almost $30000
Author: 0 BBCI: Drawing by President Trump sells for almost $30000

The 2005 drawing sold for $29,184 on Thursday, according to Nate D. Sanders Auctions. "The piece has received some five times more than our normal auction traffic", he told Artnet News . As the old saying goes, you can't put a price on taste-but you can, apparently, put a price on a doodle done by Donald Trump. The artwork was described by Nate D.

Global Media Where health-care reform goes after failure to repeal and replace Obamacare
Author: 0 Where health-care reform goes after failure to repeal and replace Obamacare

Three Republican senators - McCain, as well as Sens. The House already passed an Obamacare replacement plan, the highly unpopular American Health Care Act. The bill was deeply unpopular, but GOP leaders worked to assure members it would never become law. President Donald Trump weighed in shortly after the bill failed, tweeting: "3 Republicans and 48 Democrats let the American people down".

Global Media Charter Communications rebuffs Sprint Corp
Author: 0 Charter Communications rebuffs Sprint Corp

Sprint, based in Overland Park, Kansas, has a market value of nearly $33 billion and even more in long-term debt - putting pressure on Son to make a deal as Sprint's losses mount and bond maturities approach. SoftBank Group didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. Sprint has looked at different solutions to increase its turnaround, make its financial health stronger, and compete better in the fierce wireless industry in the U.S.

Global Media EU Launches Legal Action Over Poland's Court Reforms
Author: 0 EU Launches Legal Action Over Poland's Court Reforms

The Commission is concerned that the reforms will undermine the independence of the judiciary by giving the justice minister discretionary power to extend the mandate of common judges, as well as dismiss and appoint lower court presidents. Polish President Andrzej Duda signed the reform on Tuesday. European Commission First Vice President Frans Timmermans on Wednesday warned the "commission is ready to immediately trigger the article 7 procedure" if Supreme Court justices are sacked.

Author: 0 Moscow reduces diplomatic mission staff in USA to 455

The Senate passed the sanctions bill 98-2, two days after the House of Representatives pushed the measure through by an overwhelming margin, 419-3. But faced with heavy cross-party support for the bill in the House and Senate, the president had little choice but to sign the bill into law.

Global Media Debbie Wasserman Schultz could be asked to testify in IT staffer investigation
Author: 0 Debbie Wasserman Schultz could be asked to testify in IT staffer investigation

Wasserman Schultz, the former chair of the Democratic National Committee, fired IT staffer Imran Awan on Tuesday, the night after he was arrested at Dulles Airport in Virginia trying to leave the country. McDaniel said there are many questions that need answers. "His official termination date was February 2, 2017". Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, talked about the worsening Awan-Wasserman Schultz scandal Wednesday on talk-radio show "Whatever It Takes".

Global Media Clarke, Litzell Receive USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors
Author: 0 Clarke, Litzell Receive USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

The USTFCCCA All-Academic Team is determined by both academic and athletic achievement during the track and field season. The Georgia men were named the outdoor Scholar Team of the Year nationally in 2014. On the men's side, distance runners Tyler Day and Geordie Beamish were recognized, along with thrower Brooke Andersen and sprinter/jumper Shanice McPherson on the women's team.

Author: 0 Trump names new Chief of Staff to replace Reince Priebus

Both in a statement and a CNN interview fired White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus has continued to unrelentingly suck up to the least popular president in the history of polling. "John Kelly is one of our great stars". Trump made the announcement on Twitter . There has been longstanding staff rivalry between veterans who signed up early for Trump's presidential campaign and Republican National Committee officials brought in for the fall race against Democratic nominee Hillary ...

Author: 0 Trump replaces White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus

White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigned last week after Scaramucci was hired. Trumps' already-manic tweeting reached new highs (or lows depending on your view) as he repeatedly went after his own attorney general, Jeff Sessions , for recusing himself from the Russian Federation investigation.

Author: 0 Russian Federation retaliates over USA sanctions

The US president's willingness to support the measure is a remarkable acknowledgement that he has yet to sell to his party on his hopes for forging a warmer relationship with Moscow. Moscow is also barring Americans from using two diplomatic facilities. The statement made no reference to Russia's retaliatory measures. Germany's foreign minister said his country wouldn't accept the USA sanctions against Russian Federation being applied to European companies.

Author: 0 Trump to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill: White House

Only Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) opposed legislation passed Thursday levying new economic sanctions against Russia , Iran and North Korea. The sanctions bill also included new measures against Iran and North Korea. "So we see the legislative branch now trying to send a clear message to the executive branch on where they stand on the issue".

Author: 0 PSG to offer Di María as makeweight in Neymar deal

Barcelona star Neymar is inching closer to a world-record € 222 million move to Psg . "It is a situation that forms part of training". Neymar is believed to have grown unhappy with his role at the Nou Camp, and is seeking a move to another Champions League club in order to improve his standing and prove himself to be the No 1 player on the planet.

Global Media Scaramucci tirades ignite smoldering White House tensions
Author: 0 Scaramucci tirades ignite smoldering White House tensions

There were only hints of a staff shakeup as Trump boarded Air Force One Friday for a trip to NY. "I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F. "We accomplished a lot together and I am proud of him!" Mr Priebus said he had offered his resignation on Thursday and the president accepted. In response to the replacement, Priebus told CNN in an interview on Friday evening: "The President wanted to go a different direction.A President has a right to hit a ...

Global Media Speaker Ryan 'frustrated' by Senate health vote
Author: 0 Speaker Ryan 'frustrated' by Senate health vote

It also would increase premiums by about 20% for people buying their insurance in the individual marketplace every year between 2018 and 2026. "Republicans are absolutely in trouble in 2018, just due to their absolute dysfunction at the moment", said Andrew Roth, vice president for government affairs at the deeply conservative group Club for Growth, which was advocating full repeal of the health care law.

Global Media Family of Utah woman killed aboard cruise ship issues statement
Author: 0 Family of Utah woman killed aboard cruise ship issues statement

Mr Manzanares neighbour Dana Nicholls told The Associated Press today that he has lived near Kristy and Kenneth Manzanares , both 39, for about 10 years and they appeared to be the flawless family. Passengers reportedly heard him say, 'She would not stop laughing at me '. Passengers also told Fox 13 that they heard a huge argument on a balcony on Tuesday night and then heard a woman screaming for her life.

Author: 0 Moscow limits U.S. diplomatic missions staff to 455

The retaliatory moves by the Kremlin strike another blow against the already dismal diplomatic relations between the two sides, with each new step moving Moscow and Washington further from the rapprochement anticipated months ago. The sanctions package also imposes mandatory penalties on people involved in Iran's ballistic missile program and anyone who does business with them.

Author: 0 Roland-Jones to replace injured Wood for Oval Test

Stokes smashed Keshav Maharaj for three consecutive sixes - the second of which brought up his century - at the back-end of an enthralling England first innings. His fun ended when he first faced Maharaj, lbw pushing forward in defence and missing an arm ball. It's a great opportunity for us to show what it means to play for England '.

Global Media Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to be Pakistan's interim PM
Author: 0 Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to be Pakistan's interim PM

The Pakistan SC also ruled that graft cases be filed against the beleaguered leader and his children over the Panama Papers scandal. The ruling Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz has selected Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to be the interim prime minister of the country.

Global Media United States expresses 'strong disappointment and protest' over Russian Federation retaliation
Author: 0 United States expresses 'strong disappointment and protest' over Russian Federation retaliation

Embassy's recreation retreat. On Friday morning, Moscow pulled the trigger on what it hinted could be the first of many retaliatory measures. In the end, it was passed by both chambers overwhelmingly. "It's a great pity that Russian-US relations are being sacrificed to resolve questions of domestic politics", Putin said, specifying that "in this case, it is the battle between President Trump and his political opponents".

Global Media IRGC raps USA repeat of 'provocative move' in Persian Gulf
Author: 0 IRGC raps USA repeat of 'provocative move' in Persian Gulf

In a statement Saturday, the IRGC navy said the American ship was "unprofessional and provocative", CNN reported. Then American warships opened fire in what the IRGC described as " a provocative and unprofessional move ". It is the second confrontation between U.S. and Iranian navies in the Persian Gulf this week. Iranian forces view the American presence in the Gulf as a provocation.

Author: 0 Russian Federation hits back at USA sanctions, ousts diplomats

Charlie D'Agata reports. Article 1, Section 8, of the U.S. Constitution says, after all, that " Congress shall have the power to regulate commerce with foreign powers."There is irony in Trump's position: A man who campaigned saying only he could fix Washington might be fixing to upend the imperial presidency".

Global Media Sri Lanka, China sign Hambantota port deal worth ₹10000 crore
Author: 0 Sri Lanka, China sign Hambantota port deal worth ₹10000 crore

But Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said: "We are giving the country a better deal without any debt". The deal will help the Sri Lankan government to repay the debt which incurred while building the port. The Chinese will manage port operations and Sri Lanka will handle port security, the minister said, indicating that it should allay fears that the port could be misused by the Chinese.

Global Media Furious mob hurls petrol bombs at police in London
Author: 0 Furious mob hurls petrol bombs at police in London

Later, a truck was driven through one of the barricades protesters had erected. In response protesters jumped on to the vehicle, clinging to the window, while one sat on a bin which was pushed along by the lorry. There were violent protests in Hackney, London , on Friday night as anger over the death of Rashan Charles bubbled over. The Met said Charles was seen "trying to swallow an object" and that an officer "sought to prevent the man from harming himself".

Global Media Illinois responds to fatal accident at Ohio State Fair
Author: 0 Illinois responds to fatal accident at Ohio State Fair

North American Midway Entertainment, the company that provides rides to the CNE, confirms all of their "Fire Ball" rides will be closed as a precautionary measure. A fun night at the Ohio State Fair turned into disaster Wednesday when an entire row of seats fell off the "Fire Ball" ride . Organizers of Edmonton's K-Days fair, which opened last week and runs through this weekend, also announced that the Fire Ball will be taken out of operation.

Author: 0 Thank You for Dropping the Border-Adjustment Tax

A group of top congressional Republicans and Trump administration officials on Thursday released a statement including several broad-based principles meant to serve as guideposts for tax reform going forward, saying they want to lower tax rates "as much as possible" as part of broader reform.

Global Media Russian Federation orders cut in United States diplomats in reaction to sanctions
Author: 0 Russian Federation orders cut in United States diplomats in reaction to sanctions

Reports of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election have put a damper on hopes for better ties that the Kremlin had pinned on Trump's presidency. "Given that the notorious bill has not entered into force yet and the situation is developing, that [Russian response to foreign sanctions] must also take place in the future", Kosachev wrote on his Facebook page.

Author: 0 Putin: We'll have to retaliate against 'illegal' U.S. sanctions

President Donald Trump has reviewed the final version of Russian Federation sanctions legislation and plans to sign it, the White House announced Friday night. The Kremlin had previously said it would not impose any sanctions on the USA until Trump signs the bill. Lavrov said the decision to cut USA diplomatic staff in Russian Federation and to close access to two facilities was a result of a series of "hostile steps" by Washington , according to the ministry statement.

Global Media Britain lifts laptop ban for some flights from Turkey
Author: 0 Britain lifts laptop ban for some flights from Turkey

Winds also toppled a large crane that landed on oil barrels at a port, causing an explosion and a fire, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported. The downpour left some cars and buses submerged or stranded. Existing bans on electronic devices on other flights from the Ataturk and Izmir airports and elsewhere in Turkey, as well as Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Tunisia, would be kept.

Global Media Russia orders US to cut diplomatic staff, seizes two properties over sanctions
Author: 0 Russia orders US to cut diplomatic staff, seizes two properties over sanctions

Moscow is expected to expel 35 U.S. diplomats, limit the number of United States diplomats accredited in Russia and take over some USA diplomatic property in Moscow as a delayed tit-for-tat move for an expulsion of Russian diplomats last December and the seizing of Russian country residences (dachas) in Maryland and Long Island in punishment for alleged Russian meddling in the United States 2016 elections.

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