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Daniel Ricciardo fastest in Hungary Formula 1 practice

Ricciardo's Red Bull team-mate Max Verstappen finished down in sixth, nearly half a second adrift, and pointed to the disrupted nature of the session as an influencing factor in his deficit. "If we can maintain this tomorrow it is a B vehicle, so today it certainly behaved more like a B. This morning looked strong, out of the box we were the first one on a green track and basically we kept good pace".

Trump to sign bill imposing fresh sanctions on Russia — BBCI

Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Putin didn't wait for Trump's reaction to the sanctions bill because "the form in which it emerged from the Senate had greater significance". By signing the bill into law, Trump cannot ease the sanctions against Russian Federation unless he seeks congressional approval. Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S.

McCain Votes Against 'Skinny Repeal,' Bill Fails

Just after 1:30 a.m. ET on July 28, the Republican U.S. Senate failed 49 - 51 to pass its latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), widely known as Obamacare . As we've explained in a previous article , amendments created to stop Medicaid expansion and take out the individual mandate - the requirement for all to get health insurance or suffer a penalty - were being targeted in this skinny bill.

Health care vote lays bare the divide between McCain and McConnell

Millions of Obamacare customers with incomes between 100 percent and 250 percent of poverty rely on the payments, and - with repeal off the table - health plans are still required to reduce their out-of-pocket costs whether they're reimbursed or not.

RS elections: Amit Shah, Smriti Irani, Balwantsinh Rajput file nomination papers

This would be the first time Shah contests an election to become a Member of Parliament . Shah will have more time on his hands. Amit Shah has been an MLA from Naranpura constituency in Ahmedabad . Irani was appointed as Human Resources Development Minister after the BJP took over at the Centre and was made the Union Textile Minister in 2016. "The third seat will not go uncontested", a BJP leader said.

Philippe Coutinho captains Liverpool to 3-0 friendly win over Hertha Berlin

Hertha had a chance to reduced the deficit in the 76th minute but Vladimir Stocker curling free-kick was tipped over the crossbar Simon Mignolet . Mane nearly marked his return with a goal midway through the half when he got a couple of lucky ricochets in a row to break into the box, only to fire his volley over the crossbar when he should have done better.

Vladimir Putin Says Russia Will Respond To 'Insolence' Of US Sanctions

President Donald Trump intends to sign a bill passed by Congress this week that would impose new sanctions on Russian Federation, the White House said Friday. One thing is clear, Beebe said. With that in mind, President Vladimir Putin announced that Russian Federation wouldn't retaliate after the December sanctions, preferring to wait until the Trump administration moved into the White House.

Russian deputy PM's refused entry to European Union airspace

The plane landed in Minsk, after which the deputy prime minister flew to Moscow from the Belarusian capital by Aeroflot. Bucharest said Rogozin was on an European Union sanctions list imposed after Moscow's illegal annexation of Crimea in 2014.

Pakistan's ruling party meets to consider PM Nawaz Sharif's successor

Earlier, Raja Zafarul Haq, a senior leader from Sharif's party, said Pakistan would continue without a prime minister until the National Assembly elects a new one. "I am seeing the destination of a new Pakistan in front of me", he said, announcing a rally to be held on Sunday. After the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif from his Prime Minister post, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is expected to announce schedule for holding by-polls on NA-120 (Lahore) by next week, sources said.

Watch the moment that McCain voted no on Obamacare repeal

President Donald Trump tweeted his disapproval of McCain's "no'" vote, as well as those of fellow GOP Sens. After narrowly moving ahead earlier this week on health care, the Senate has rejected the health care alternative crafted by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and turned back a plan to repeal now, replace later.

Skinny Repeal Is Dead

Speaking after the vote, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell looked stunned and lamented the vote and the inability of the GOP to fulfill its long-term campaign pledge. The other reality in the Senate is that Republican leaders aren't interested in getting rid of the filibuster, knowing that one day the Democrats will be in power, and ready to use that.

Hamburg knife attack suspect known as Islamist but had no terror links

She said she had no information that the attacker was known to authorities as an Islamist, as reported by the newspaper Tagesspiegel. The man, who has not been named, attacked people with a kitchen knife at a store in Hamburg on Friday. "The attacker was known to security forces". The state domestic intelligence service in Hamburg had flagged him, the officials told CNN, but the suspect was not considered a priority cause for concern because the depth of his radicalization was not clear.

Kevin Durant visits India to donate courts, grow the game

It was the first time, an National Basketball Association professional was visiting the academy in India , which is coaching the 21 kids, who were picked after trials from all over the country. He is also expected to donate two new basketball courts to the Ramjas School in New Delhi, as part of the Kevin Durant Charity Foundation's "Build It And They Will Ball" Courts Renovation Initiative.

Houthi Rebels Attack Yemeni Port of Mocha With Boat Bomb

A ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels was shot down late on Thursday close to Makkah in Saudi Arabia, a month before the annual Haj pilgrimage to Islam's holiest site, the Arab military coalition fighting in Yemen said. The AFP reported in October that the Houthis launched a long-range strike firing on Mecca. Impoverished Yemen has remained in a state of civil war since 2014, when Houthi rebels overran much of the country, including the capital Sanaa.

Trump calls on Senate Republicans to change filibuster rules

McCain , who has been diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer , announced Friday in a separate statement that he was returning to Arizona to begin radiation and chemotherapy treatments. They wanted an assurance that the Senate bill, which Graham called the "dumbest" legislation ever, would just be a starting point for negotiations between the chambers.

Esapekka Lappi closes on maiden victory as Jari-Matti Latvala breaks down

Kaukonen had initially put a 15 day suspension on Ingrassia's ability to compete due to his concussion, which ends five days before the first stage of Rally Deutschland on August 17. Though Latvala briefly got going again, he soon had to park once more and was pushed off the stage by spectators. "Unfortunately we ran just a little bit wide on a fast left-hander and hit a rock that was in a ditch".

ACLU, transgenders take aim at Trump's proposed ban on transgender military service

We tap into the incredible history of survival the trans community has achieved against all odds, knowing that our fight is noble and on the side of justice and human rights. So I just disagree 100 percent. He pointed to the President tweeting about Attorney General Jeff Sessions when the Senate was making progress on repealing Obamacare, and the President tweeting last month about something off-topic on the same day that the House passed an immigration bill known as "Kate's Law" that the ...

New sanctions: Putin promised a response to the"insolence" american

The bill also punishes Iran and North Korea for their weapons programs. Nevertheless he did not specify what Russia's response could be, saying simply: "When the response will be and what it will be - that we will see", implying this depended on what action the USA finally takes.

Iran defies United States warning, missile tests to continue

Iran denied on Friday US accusations that its test of a rocket that can put satellites into orbit violated a United Nations resolution and said Washington's "rhetoric" was a sign of bad faith towards Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers.

President Trump receives Russian Federation sanctions bill for his signature or veto

The Russians "have taken Trump's measure, and while they are willing to exploit his goofy fixation on Putin and naive sense you can do deals with someone like Putin ... Instead he said, the probe bears witness to a "rise in anti-Russian hysteria" in Washington . It wasn't immediately clear how many USA personnel would have to leave under the new order.

GOP dealt stiff blow in Senate's bid to repeal 'Obamacare'

This last twist left conservative pundits reeling. But just hours away from a vote, which ultimately ended close to 2 a.m. ET, the Republicans were still in trouble. Shortly after the vote, Trump condemned the three republicans who voted against the bill as "letting the American people down". However, a majority of Americans favor key provisions of the ACA as evidenced by recent polling, feedback in town hall meetings and the failure of Republicans to pass their plan which threatened ...

Trump ousts Reince Priebus as chief of staff

Trump also tweeted that he was proud of his former chief of staff . Long under siege and seemingly on borrowed time after Trump hired Anthony Scaramucci as his Communications Director , which prompted the exit of Priebus ally Sean Spicer, Priebus told CNN's Wolf Blitzer that he resigned Thursday evening.

US Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia; Putin vows retaliation

Now, it's on President Donald Trump to sign the sanctions into law. A White House official said the bill would be reviewed, "but we strongly support sanctions against all three countries". The Russia sanctions in H.R. 3364 are an unusual signal of disapproval of Trump from congressional Republicans. 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.

After 6-month run, Trump ousts chief of staff Reince Priebus

He is a Great American and a Great Leader", Trump tweeted early Friday evening. "I think General (John) Kelly is a brilliant pick", Priebus said. "I want to congratulate John Kelly, who has done an incredible job of secretary of homeland security", Trump said .

Imran Khan derides Nawaz Sharif's choice of successor

Sharif's brother, Shehbaz , who is chief minister of Punjab Province, is a strong contender for the prime minister's job. Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan said all material collected by the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), which probed the allegations against Sharif and his family, would be sent to an accountability court within six weeks.

Sunny Saturday with comfortable temperatures

Dew point temperatures will be in the middle and upper 50s Sunday afternoon, so it will feel pleasant even with the heat. Now around the area we are under gray skies with gusty winds and some rain around for the city on southwards with temperatures in the 60s and low 70s.

Trump Names New Chief of Staff-Reince Priebus is Out

BENNETT: You know, as a general, John Kelly comes from a chain-of-command structure. However, he decided on Kelly because he was impressed by the job he had done leading DHS and trusted him not to leak. The views expressed in this article are those of just the author. From the beginning, Donald sidelined him, looking to Kushner as his main counsel. Trump gave an aggressive anti-gang speech at Suffolk Community College Friday, congratulating Kelly right after praising acting Immigration and ...

Anthony Scaramucci Nixes Appearance At Politicon

Lee posted the message mere moments after Trump announced Kelly would be replacing Reince Priebus , who was ousted from the chief of staff position on Friday. And it looks like said chief of staff, Reince Priebus , is out on the curb, or as Scaramucci Mane might put it, " Reince Priebus sleeps with the fishes".

Police Arrest Jason Brown For Murder of Southport Police Lt. Aaron Allan

Jason Brown, 28, was involved in a single-car crash where the vehicle overturned on Thursday. "Jason's just not a person who will go out here a wave a gun or shoot a cop", Wagner said. All the while, other motorists were pulling over to help in what they thought was just a auto crash scenario. The Indiana police officers were forced to respond to the ongoing threat inside the auto while at the same time keeping citizens safely out of the line of fire.

Cougars announce series with Virginia Tech

In any event, it is really great to see the Cougars scheduling ACC opponents. Tech has one-upped that as the BYU game that season completes their non-conference schedule almost a decade out - VMI (Sept. Virginia Tech and Old Dominion, already slated to meet seven times between 2017 and 2025, have added six more games to their future football series.

Tesla plans to live stream the first Model 3 Deliveries

Perigon Wealth Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Tesla by 0.9% in the first quarter. The company had 373,000 deposits for the Model 3 by May 2016. Sales for 2016 set a record of 17.6 million cars and trucks, an increase over the 17.5 million vehicles sold the year before, according to figures from sales tracker Autodata.

Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia; Putin vows retaliation

At the top of Russia's wish list is an easing of US sanctions imposed for its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine and its destabilization of eastern Ukraine, something the Senate action would all but rule out. 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 U.S.

The first major piece of legislation whacks Putin - and Trump

He said: "It is not limited to limiting the number of employees working in USA agencies in Russian Federation, or to limiting the U.S. access to the Serebryanyy Bor compound or to warehouses on the Dorozhnaya Street". The bill also authorizes, but doesn't require, sanctions on human-rights abusers. Corker told Mother Jones Wednesday that he does not take Trump's threats to veto the measure seriously since a veto override would nearly certainly follow.

White House announces Trump's intention to sign Russia sanctions bill

The legislation bars Trump from easing or waiving the penalties on Russian Federation unless Congress agrees. The bill, which includes a provision that allows Congress to stop any effort by Trump to ease existing sanctions on Russian Federation, will now be sent to the White House for Trump to sign into law or veto.

Finnish president comments on new United States sanctions against Russian Federation

The US Senate voted nearly unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on 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 infuriate his own Republican Party.

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