• USA diplomats given one month to leave Russian Federation after more sanctions imposed
USA diplomats given one month to leave Russian Federation after more sanctions imposed

The bill includes new economic penalties for Russia, Iran and North Korea. This week marked what appears to be yet another nadir in Russo-American relations, with indications out of the White House that Donald Trump would sign the new Russian Federation sanctions bill.

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  • Barca players beg Neymar to stay after training spat
Barca players beg Neymar to stay after training spat

Thanks to video surfacing of the incident, we can see that Neymar was squaring up with Barcelona's newest transfer, ready to throw more than insults. The event was scheduled to be held on July 31. Barca believed his release clause effectively blocked any club from signing him - because no side can afford that outlay and stay within the FFP bo...

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  • Trump appoints John Kelly as new chief of staff
Trump appoints John Kelly as new chief of staff

After Mr Trump had broken the news on social media - apparently as he was flying back from an appearance on New York's Long Island where he was accompanied by Mr Priebus - he spoke briefing with travelling reporters. "Reince is a good man. John Kelly will do a fantastic job", Trump told reporters. The president's follow-up tweet gave props to the...

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  • Authorities: Prisoner abducts, kills warden's stepdaughter
Authorities: Prisoner abducts, kills warden's stepdaughter

The inmate was later found dead after a standoff with police. Deltra Henderson, 39, walked away from his prison assignment at David Wade Correctional Center on Thursday afternoon, stole a vehicle, and kidnapped Amanda Carney, per the Claiborne Parish Sheriff's Office.

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  • Putin discusses de-escalation zones in Syria, relations with United States with Security Council
Putin discusses de-escalation zones in Syria, relations with United States with Security Council

Putin's comments came days after the House voted 419 to 3 to approve legislation that would direct the president to impose sanctions against Iran, keep in place current sanctions against Russian Federation and modify the president's authority to impose sanctions against North Korea.

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  • Profs heap even MORE vitriol on McCain after health care vote
Profs heap even MORE vitriol on McCain after health care vote

While there was a round of applause - largely from the Democrats in the Senate - after McCain made that fatal vote early this morning, all three GOP senators have earned the ire of President Donald Trump. Sens. Susan Collins , R-Maine, and Lisa Murkowski , R-Alaska, had adamantly opposed the bill repeatedly during the past month of debate...

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  • Man Says He Killed Wife Over Laughter
Man Says He Killed Wife Over Laughter

Told Chris Ceman a passenger who witnessed the dispute leading into Kristy's murder via cbsnews , 'One of the little girls from that room came running out, calling for help, that her parents had been in a fight '. After the tragic incident, Princess Cruises released a statement offering their condolences to the family. He said his wife lo...

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  • Watch the moment that McCain voted no on Obamacare repeal
Watch the moment that McCain voted no on Obamacare repeal

House and Senate Republicans campaigned on a promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, but they have struggled to reach consensus on how to do that. Rep. Annie Kuster called the vote a "win for the American people who are exhausted of partisan politics getting in the way of real solutions". "Wait for the show", he told reporters aski...

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  • Starbucks Adj. Earnings Above Expectations; Teavana Stores To Close
Starbucks Adj. Earnings Above Expectations; Teavana Stores To Close

UBS AG set a $67.00 price target on shares of Starbucks Corporation and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Friday. Therefore 74% are positive. SELL rating has been given by 0 analyst (s) and 14 analyst (s) given BUY rating to the stock. In other Starbucks Corporation news, Director Myron E.

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  • Charles Schwab (SCHW) Forms $42.54 Double Top, Deere & Co Has 0.86 Sentiment
Charles Schwab (SCHW) Forms $42.54 Double Top, Deere & Co Has 0.86 Sentiment

Citigroup Inc. restated a buy rating and issued a $43.00 price objective (down previously from $45.00) on shares of The Charles Schwab Corporation in a research note on Saturday, April 22nd. Avalon Advsrs Ltd Liability invested in 156,227 shares. Its institutional segment provides agency execution services and offers electronic access to spot a...

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  • Russia sanctions bill gets heavy support, heads to Trump
Russia sanctions bill gets heavy support, heads to Trump

Trump now faces an even tougher decision. Ahead of Trump signing or vetoing the sanctions legislation , Putin retaliated on Friday saying Moscow will seize two properties of the #American Embassy and reduce the number of USA embassy staff in St.

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  • US Senate votes overwhelmingly in favor of new N. Korea sanctions
US Senate votes overwhelmingly in favor of new N. Korea sanctions

Moscow did not respond at that time, with Putin signaling that he was hoping for better relations after Trump took office. Russian President Vladimir Putin had on Thursday criticised what he called "anti-Russian hysteria" in Washington .

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  • Who is John Kelly, Trump's new chief of staff?
Who is John Kelly, Trump's new chief of staff?

Trump prefers people who understand not only how to take orders, but to give them. "Team Trump is ready for service". After months of speculation about Priebus' fate, Trump tweeted his decision just as he landed in Washington after a speech in NY in which he lavishly praised Kelly's performance at Homeland Security .

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  • Shahid Khaqan to be appointed as interim PM
Shahid Khaqan to be appointed as interim PM

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been named as the interim Prime Minister of Pakistan, media reports said. The participants have also approvedShehbaz Sharif's name to permanently take over as the premier. It should be recalled that Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Chairman when Pervez Musharraf ousted Nawaz Sharif in 1999.

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  • Russian Federation sanctions: Trump's hand forced by Senate vote
Russian Federation sanctions: Trump's hand forced by Senate vote

In late 2016, the Obama administration slapped a new batch of sanctions on Russia and expelled 35 Russian diplomats on the pretext of Moscow's alleged meddling in the U.S. Germany warned it would not accept sanctions that targeted companies involved with Russia's energy sector. The measure would apply terrorism sanctions to the country's Revolu...

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  • Putin Aide: US Sanctions Could Severely Curb Russia's Economic Growth
Putin Aide: US Sanctions Could Severely Curb Russia's Economic Growth

The US Senate had voted nearly unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on the three countries. The Russian Foreign Ministry also warned the United States it would respond in kind if Washington chose to expel any Russian diplomats.

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  • US, Iranian navies encounter again in Persian Gulf
US, Iranian navies encounter again in Persian Gulf

In a statement, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command said the patrol craft, named Thunderbolt, fired the warning shots in front of the Iranian vessel after it ignored radio calls, flares and the ship's whistle. In April Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a sarcastic message questioned the US Navy's presence in the Persian Gulf, 7,500 mi...

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  • Putin arrives in Finland to discuss economic cooperation with President Niinisto
Putin arrives in Finland to discuss economic cooperation with President Niinisto

If the bill passes the Senate, it would be sent to the White House for Trump to sign into law or veto. Before that, over the past weekend, key members of the US Congress announced the Senate and the House of Representatives had struck a deal for new sanctions on Russia , Iran , and North Korea , and for empowering the American legislatur...

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  • Uttar Pradesh: Two Samajwadi Party MLCs resign, may join BJP next
Uttar Pradesh: Two Samajwadi Party MLCs resign, may join BJP next

Nawab also expressed his readiness to join BJP and hinted that some more leaders of the Samajwadi Party may soon resign. . Bukkal Nawab the founder president of Rashtriya Shia Samaj had been with SP since 1992. Similarly, political circles are agog with speculations over Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma contesting for the Legislative Council...

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  • Is Trump going to sign bill restricting his own power?
Is Trump going to sign bill restricting his own power?

It now goes to White House for President Trump's signature. The Senate backed the bill , which also imposes sanctions on Iran and North Korea, by a margin of 98-2 with strong support from Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats. Three weeks later, relations between the US and Russian Federation are at their lowest since the Cold War, wit...

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