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

He dismissed Congressional investigations into Russia's alleged meddling in last year's US presidential election, calling them a symptom of growing anti-Russian hysteria in the United States and a result of USA domestic politics. But the idea seems all but doomed as Mr Trump remains dogged by allegations at home of Russian interference in the election, and possible collusion by key members of his campaign, including his son and son-in-law.

Putin Derides 'Illegal' Sanctions Bill - But Says He's Waiting On Final Version

Moscow has responded by ordering a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russian Federation and closing the U.S. Embassy's recreation retreat. Russian Federation is also barring Americans from using two diplomatic facilities. German economy minister Briggette Zypries on Thursday hinted at the possibility of a full-fledged trade war erupting between Europe and the United States, if the latter enforces sanctions affecting European companies.

Kidnapped oil workers speak on Boko Haram video

A yet-to-be-determined number of geologists and their support staff working on an oil prospecting project sponsored by the state-owned oil corporation Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC ) in the Gubio area of northeastern Borno State were attacked on July 25 along with their security escort.

Are the rides safe? What inspectors check before the state fair opens

KMG, the Dutch company that makes the "Fire Ball", ordered all such rides shut down across the world until an investigation could be completed. Fourteen-year-old fair-goer Kaleb Johnson said he's happy some rides are open again too, but he's proceeding with caution.

Russian Federation was against me in 2016 - Donald Trump

The content of the dossier was made public days before Trump's January 20n inauguration but widely dismissed as nonfactual and a smear effort. He made the comment while tweeting a story by Fox News which reported claims that the company behind the infamous Trump dossier also worked "on behalf of the Russian state".

Senate deals major setback to Republican health care push

Trump tweeted this about 45 minutes after "skinny repeal" failed: "3 Republicans and 48 Democrats let the American people down". "As I've said for a month, Congress should work around the clock through August to repeal and replace Obamacare".

Rahul attacks Raman Singh over son's name in Panama Papers

Panama Papers are leaked documents of about 1.15 crore files containing details of about 2.15 lakh bank accounts. Lashing out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress leader said: "He speaks over corruption but he can not see the corruption of his own leaders".

Analysts Set Deutsche Bank AG (FRA:DBK) Price Target at $16.22

One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the stock. adidas AG now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of €189.57 ($220.42).

Shorten says another republic referendum could be on the cards for Australia

Mr Turnbull founded the republic movement and led the "yes" campaign before the 1999 republic referendum. His remarks come just weeks after Malcolm Turnbull, the current prime minister, met with the Queen on a visit to England and declared himself an "Elizabethan" and said he was "honoured" to meet her.

Crimson Tide defensive lineman arrested for DUI

Saturday. No further details have been provided, and the Crimson Tide program has not yet addressed the incident. "This type of behavior is not acceptable and we are disappointed in Da'Shawn's actions", Saban said. Alabama will play the first game of its season against the Florida State Seminoles. Hand could potentially miss Alabama's major nonconference season opener against Florida State in Atlanta on September 2.

Paul di Resta to replace ill Felipe Massa for Hungarian Grand Prix

Di Resta , who had not turned the wheel of a Formula One vehicle in anger for 1,343 days, will line up in last but one place on the grid for Sunday's race at the Hungaroring. "Kept it on the tarmac and a decent lap time". Media reports had indicated the team's experienced British reserve Paul di Resta , who last raced in 2013 with Force India , was being readied to step in for the 36-year-old.

Rockies place Ian Desmond on 10-day disabled list

The Rockies have dropped three in a row in a 10-5 defeat at the St. Louis Cardinals where the pitching couldn't control the scoreboard. Washington, the NL East leader, took three out of four games in Colorado in April. The two-time All-Star and three-time Silver Slugger victor has batted.285 with a.328 on-base percentage, five home runs and 32 RBI in 2017 after slashing.285/.335/.446 with 22 home runs and 86 RBI previous year as a member of the Texas Rangers.

Trump ready to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill

The White House initially wavered on whether the president would sign the measure into law, but in a statement late on Friday, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Mr Trump had "reviewed the final version and, based on its responsiveness to his negotiations, approves the bill and intends to sign it".

McCain explains his dramatic vote against the GOP's last-ditch Obamacare repeal idea

US Senate Democrat leader Chuck Schumer has praised Republican senator John McCain for voting against repealing Obamacare . Of the two failed votes earlier in the week, nine Republicans first joined all the Democrats in rejecting a proposed replacement health care bill crafted by McConnell.

Health care too important to be part of Trump's 'Game of Thrones'

While the amendment would have repealed some of Obamacare's most burdensome regulations, it offered no replacement to actually reform our health care system and deliver affordable, quality health care to our citizens. After the vote, McCain quickly left the Capitol and declined to comment to reporters. The smiles started small, and then spread around the semi-circle of Democrats and McCain, whose love for the dramatic gesture remains undimmed, spread his arms out and lifted his head in mock ...

Sprint seeks merger with cable giant Charter, report says

The proposal envisaged the creation of a new publicly-traded company combining Sprint and Charter and under the control of Son's SoftBank, the newspaper reported . The cable companies agreed in May to work together on any transaction with a wireless company in the next year. However, Sprint Chairman Masayoshi Son appears to be insisting on a splashy mega deal with Charter, the unidentified sources told the publication.

Unknown gunmen attack home of Kenya deputy president

A team of GSU officers have been deployed to the DP's Sugoi compound as reinforcement to eliminate the about three gunmen who are suspected to be hiding there. Mr Ruto was not at home at the time. The armed men attacked the house just 30 minutes after the DP left for Kitale rally where President Uhuru Kenyatta was waiting for him.

Axis Capital Holdings Limited (AXS) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages

Axis Capital Holdings Limited has $6400 highest and $54 lowest target. It has outperformed by 0.85% the S&P500. The current consensus rating on Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE: AXS ) is Hold (Score: 1.67) with a consensus target price of $65.86 per share, a potential 3.73% upside.

BJD accuses Jual Oram of election fund irregularities

Bhubaneswar: A BJP delegation led by party's state vice-president Samir Mohanty, met Governor S C Jamir and drew his attention on the alleged discrepancies in the poll expenses of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and the BJD, the party he leads.

Iran condemns USA sanctions amid Gulf clash with navy

The Guards "ignored the unconventional move by the USA ships and continued their mission, after which the supercarrier and its warship left the area", the statement added. The statement was referring to an earlier similar move by a US Navy ship on July 25. He denounces the attitude of "provocative and non-professional Americans", who "have issued warnings, including flares in the direction of the frigates iranian".

20 years of U.S. trade with Russian Federation

The House of Representatives and the Senate have voted for another round of sanctions against Russian Federation this week. The officials added that the president has been reluctant to proceed with the bill, even after it was revised last week to include some changes that American and European companies sought to ensure that business deals were not stifled by new sanctions.

Trump Taps John Kelly As New White House Chief Of Staff

He's a great great American. He will be replaced by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly . Trump is calling Kelly "a true star" of the administration. In a profanity-laced interview Wednesday with the New Yorker's Ryan Lizza, Scaramucci warned: "Reince Priebus-if you want to leak something-he'll be asked to resign very shortly".

Turkish court frees 7 Cumhuriyet journalists as trial continues

The newspaper noted that the next court hearing would take place on September 11. Cumhuriyet's editor-in-chief Murat Sabuncu, investigative journalist Ahmet Sik, prominent columnist Kadri Gursel and chairman Akin Atalay remain behind bars.

Men raped 15-yr-old girl twice in one night

She alleges she was led to a secluded area of the station and reportedly raped by one of the men. The girl had walked with a friend to Witton station. When she got in the vehicle, the driver reportedly raped her, then pushed her out of the auto and sped away. The third man being sought in connection with the attack was in the vehicle and is described as a thick set man, around 5ft 6 with large biceps.

Vande Mataram issue rocks Maharashtra Assembly again

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly witnessed ruckus over the issue of singing Vande Matarm, on Friday, when Eknath Khadse, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator, told the Samajwadi Party legislator Abu Azmi that he would have to sing Vande Mataram if he wishes to stay in this country.

President Trump replaces Chief of Staff Priebus with General John F. Kelly

He also said he would "continue to serve as a strong supporter of the president's agenda". "The fact that we can't get it done in two swings at the plate or so - I look at these as foul balls, and I think our team is still in there swinging".

Queens package explosion leaves man seriously injured, police say

Police say the package sat in front of the home for days until the victim came by and opened it. "There is substantial evidence left from this device which appears to be a victim-actuated device", NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said .

Senate sends new sanctions bill to President Trump

Trump's willingness to support the measure is a remarkable acknowledgement that he has yet to sell his party on his hopes for forging a warmer relationship with Moscow. The huge margins mean Congress could easily override a veto. They spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss internal White House deliberations. The bill is now headed to President Donald Trump's desk, who has hinted he may veto it, but the bill passed with a veto-proof majority.

Homers power Royals to ninth straight victory

Eric Hosmer leads the Royals with 122 hits and 54 RBI while Mike Moustakas and Lorenzo Cain have combined for 199 hits and 96 RBI. PITCHING MATCHUP: Royals LH Jason Vargas (12-4, 3.08 ERA) vs. As has been the case for much of July, the Sox struggled with runners in scoring position, finishing the night 1-for-6. Will update with trends once they're released.

European Union executive branch files complaint against Poland

EU commissioners made a decision to launch the "infringement procedure" for violating European Union law at a meeting on Wednesday, the first step in a legal process that may end at the bloc's top court, pending publication of Poland's new law.

GoFundMe set up for kids of parents who leaped to death

Colant had suicide notes in their pockets. Early Friday morning, the Senate failed to pass bills to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Scarpelli , 53, was the son of former mayor Joseph C. Scarpelli . Witnesses told the New York Post they were shocked by the scene. Referencing the cause of the couple's suicides, NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said, 'We still have to go further '.

Surprise vote in Senate defeats Obamacare repeal

Republicans' failure to pass the legislation marked a devastating blow to the GOP's hopes of repealing Obamacare , which has been a party rallying cry since 2010. They very much are here to protect what they see as the legacy of President Obama. Over the last few years and especially over the last few months, Republicans have shone a spotlight on these people to highlight everything that has gone wrong with the 2010 health care law.

Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in US

The Kremlin had previously said that it would not impose any sanctions on the us until Trump signs the bill . George Mason University School of Law Professor Francis Buckley agreed that Russian Federation had to respond to the sweeping new economic sanctions approved by the House of Representatives last Monday by a vote of 419 to three.

Speculation over Amit Shah's role in Rajya Sabha

It was clear that having moved to national politics, Shah- who was an MLA from Naranpura constituency in Gujarat- would not be contesting the forthcoming Assembly elections in the state. The seat fell vacant due to the demise of Union environment minister Anil Madhav Dave. According to the numbers, BJP is entitled to two while Congress will get one.

Russian Federation takes first measures in response to USA sanctions

The White House issued a statement on Friday night saying Trump had negotiated changes to the legislation and now intends to sign it. The retaliation comes just a day after the U.S. Russian Federation has given the US until September 1 to cut its diplomatic staff to 455 in response to new sanctions against the Kremlin. What Putin's spokesman, Dmitri Peskov, said today was that the sanctions would have never got so far if the US wasn't - if Trump wasn't going to sign them.

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