US Senate gives okay to sanctions on three nations

US Senate gives okay to sanctions on three nations

Late on Friday, the White House issued a statement saying Trump would sign the bill after reviewing the final version. The White House has given mixed messages about whether Trump will sign the legislation at a time when his presidential campaign is under investigation over possible collusion with Moscow . Read More

Two Samajwadi Party legislators resign

Two Samajwadi Party legislators resign

Reacting to resignations of his MLCs , Akhilesh Yadav accused BJP of poaching his party's Legislative Council members. Meanwhile, BJP national president Amit Shah reached Lucknow for two-day visit. "Those who have to go will go, they can not be stopped", he said. "Abhi Eid gaye kitne din guzre", he asked. Akhilesh Yadav said that BJP is indulging in "political corruption" from Bihar to Uttar Pradesh. Read More

U.S. imposes more sanctions on Iran in response to space launch

U.S. imposes more sanctions on Iran in response to space launch

In its first mission, the base on Thursday successfully launched a space rocket called Simorgh, carrying the imaging satellite Tolou into space. The test, however, was not successful. The US had intelligence that the launch was coming and it was not a surprise, according to the official. Officials from US Strategic Command are now claiming that the rocket failed, and might conceivably have blown up before it reached space. Read More

Priebus out as chief of staff, Trump names Kelly as replacement

Priebus out as chief of staff, Trump names Kelly as replacement

On Friday, as Trump traveled to NY, he took both Scaramucci and Priebus on Air Force One with him. Priebus brought with Spicer, a former RNC official, with him to the White House. Priebus and Scaramucci have always been at odds. In that interview , he called Priebus a "f--ing paranoid schizophrenic", intimated that Priebus had been leaking to reporters, and said that Priebus will be "asked to resign very shortly". Read More

Ireland Wants to Make a Sea Border With the UK

Ireland Wants to Make a Sea Border With the UK

On Thursday, Leo Varadkar , Ireland's newly-elected Taoiseach, expressed his disagreement with the United Kingdom government's earlier proposals to establish a hi-tech post-Brexit land border between Republic of Ireland and Norther Ireland, saying that it could undermine the peace process on the island. Read More

Gard family announces that Charlie has died

Gard family announces that Charlie has died

The guardian appointed to represent Charlie in court said if novel therapies were to be offered it was "imperative that those offering to provide them are fully aware of the clinical condition" so that "offers are made on an informed basis and without setting up false hopes and expectations". Read More

Terminally Ill Baby Charlie Gard Will Move To Hospice Care To Die

Terminally Ill Baby Charlie Gard Will Move To Hospice Care To Die

Reuters reports that after a harrowing legal battle that sparked a debate over who has the moral authority to decide the fate of a sick child, a judge had said that without an agreement, Charlie would be sent to a hospice and his ventilation tube removed. Read More

Maduro Lashes Out against US Sanctions as Venezuela's Protests See More Deaths

Maduro Lashes Out against US Sanctions as Venezuela's Protests See More Deaths

Protests during the stoppage have left three people dead - two men, aged 30 and 23, in the western province of Merida, and a 14-year-old boy in an eastern Caracas slum, according to prosecutors. Mogherini says the European Union "encourages and stands ready to support in every way possible the creation of a regional 'group of friends, ' accepted by the government and the opposition, to help the endeavors of political actors in Venezuela to find a peaceful, democratic and inclusive solution ... Read More

Sessions to Announce Investigations Into Leaks

Sessions to Announce Investigations Into Leaks

In Trump's mind, Terry McAuliffe and Hillary Clinton are the same person, and there was some mysterious conspiracy that doesn't make any sense. And he endorsed me. And the only ones that are laughing are the Democrats and the Russians. Sessions has recused himself from Russia-related matters because of the meetings he had taken with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and can not dismiss Mueller, but his successor would not be so constrained. Read More

Prisoner Escapes Rikers Island, Facility On Lockdown

Prisoner Escapes Rikers Island, Facility On Lockdown

Panic and chaos broke out Wednesday night (July 26) when the Rikers Island staff noticed the inmate head count was off by one, which led to a seven-hour manhunt to locate the escapee. Some of them were stuck on buses, confused about what was happening and why they weren't allowed off. "We were on the bus since 7:15". "We didn't have any information about what particularly happened", said one passenger. Read More

North Korean Nuclear Missiles Could Reach US Next Year

North Korean Nuclear Missiles Could Reach US Next Year

Russian Federation regards the trade relationship as a means to safeguard its position with Kim in diplomacy to try to defuse the crisis on the Korean peninsula. While Trump has accused China of doing too little to pressure its neighbor, officials in Beijing said they've been "strictly abiding" by United Nations sanctions and that imports from North Korea fell 13.2 percent to $880 million in the first six months of 2017 compared to a year earlier. Read More

Title of Hillary Clinton's campaign memoir revealed

Title of Hillary Clinton's campaign memoir revealed

The book, out on September 12 , will see the former Secretary of State let her "guard down" and delve into the "intense personal experience", of her run, according to Simon & Schuster. People didn't know what we stood for, just that we were against Trump. An insider told The Hill that the book will also include a "bombshell" about the election. Read More

Egypt will not compromise on reconciliation conditions for Qatar: Foreign Affairs Minister

Egypt will not compromise on reconciliation conditions for Qatar: Foreign Affairs Minister

The list has been replenished by entities from Libya and Yemen, as well as individuals from Qatar, Yemen and Kuwait, who have direct and indirect links to Qatari authorities. "The drills involving the three nations [Qatar, the US & Turkey] will start in the shortest time", Al-Attiyah said, adding that " preparations are ongoing ". Read More

Pope shuts off Vatican fountains amid drought

Pope shuts off Vatican fountains amid drought

Peter's Square, throughout the Vatican Gardens and in the territory of the state. Around 100 fountains in total have been switched off, according to Reuters . Meteorologists say the spring of 2017 was Italy's third-driest in some 60 years. Meanwhile Coldiretti, the farmers' association, estimates €2 billion worth of damage to agri-cultural land, while dairy farmers have reported drops in milk production. Read More

Male suspect still at large: 5 injured in chainsaw attack

Male suspect still at large: 5 injured in chainsaw attack

Swiss police issued an worldwide arrest warrant on Tuesday for a chainsaw-wielding attacker who remained on the run after wounding multiple people in an office building rampage. The suspect's vehicle, a white Volkswagen, has been found but he remains on the run and is presumed risky, although not necessarily armed, ATS said, quoting police. Read More

Degenerative Brain Disease Found in Most Donated NFL Players

Degenerative Brain Disease Found in Most Donated NFL Players

In the study , researchers examined the brains of 202 deceased former football players at all levels. Researchers believe repeated hits to the head, whether concussive or sub-concussive, can cause chronic traumatic encephalopathy . Despite that public acknowledgement and growing evidence of football's potential dangers, the NFL has increased its efforts to hook new fans ― especially children ― into the game with marketing tactics that at times seem to come straight from Big Tobacco's ... Read More

Swiss rule out terrorism in chainsaw attack

Swiss rule out terrorism in chainsaw attack

One witness told Swiss paper Blick: "The police completely sealed off the old town". Two people are in a serious condition, Swiss police confirmed, following the attack in the Swiss town of Schaffhausen. He added: "We have information that this man is risky, that he is aggressive and, shall we say, psychologically disturbed". The police shut down the old town of Schaffhausen in Switzerland. Read More

Distressed elephants stuck out in the OCEAN ...rescued by Sri Lanka's navy

Distressed elephants stuck out in the OCEAN ...rescued by Sri Lanka's navy

The pair of wild elephants were spotted struggling to keep their trunks above the surface in deep water half a mile off the northeast coast. The elephant was spotted struggling in the sea about 15 kilometers off the coast of Kokkuthuduwai, Kokilai. Read More

'Mandela's Last Years' withdrawn - Penguin Random House SA

'Mandela's Last Years' withdrawn - Penguin Random House SA

In a television interview yesterday, Ramlakan again said he was "requested by the family to write the book". No representative of the Mandela family was available for comment. Ramlakan told eNCA Madiba's last days were awesome and impressive. He said withdrawing the book sent out "a loud and clear message that some things are worth more than money". Read More

Don't know if 39 abducted Indians are alive

Don't know if 39 abducted Indians are alive

In June 2014, it was reported that 40 Indian labourers had been abducted by Islamic State militants from a construction site near Mosul , where they were working. Media report from Badush had also suggested that the jail was an abandoned structure. The Indian government has so far maintained that there was no direct proof that they had been killed, as alleged by the sole survivor . Read More