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by | July 22, 2017 | 19:22

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott complied. This is a test of how formidable big business can be in a large, urban state that is greatly reliant on it but where anti-LGBT religious conservatives turn out to vote in low-turnout GOP primaries, electing legislators who are determined to thwart and roll back LGBT rights, as well as rights for women and minorities.

by | July 22, 2017 | 19:25

Spicer reportedly resigned over the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci to communications director . His resignation came in spite of Trump's request that he remain in this position, a White House official and top GOP advisers said. "Everyday he challenges me to be a better person and I will forever be grateful for that". The White House's embattled press secretary is out, according to multiple sources.

by | July 22, 2017 | 19:10

NATS - which manages the UK's air traffic control systems - expects to handle a record-breaking 8,800 flights today (Friday 21 July) and more than 770,000 overall during the course of the summer, beating last year's figure by 40,000 and the previous high set in 2007.

by | July 22, 2017 | 18:45

Late Thursday, news broke that President Donald Trump had chosen Wall Street financier and prominent Republican donor, Anthony Scaramucci , to lead the beleaguered White House communications department. White House Chief of Staff Priebus and chief strategist Bannon are also incensed over the hiring of Scaramucci as communications director , according to Politico .

by | July 22, 2017 | 18:31

The New York Times reported that Trump offered the job of White House communications director to New York financier Anthony Scaramucci , a vehement supporter of the president who often defends Trump on cable news. Priebus has also reportedly opposed hiring Scaramucci for various administration positions. "Was I disappointed? Yes, but I love the president, and I'm very , very loyal to the president, and I love the mission that the president has", he said.

by | July 22, 2017 | 18:26

Sanders is the new Sean Spicer , who left after 182 days rather than be layered by Scaramucci . Mr Scaramucci is now a senior vice-president and chief strategy officer at the Export-Import Bank - the USA government's export credit agency.

by | July 22, 2017 | 18:15

The Post quoted "current and former US officials" in its story, which said USA intelligence agents intercepted communications from Ambassador Sergey Kislyak to his superiors about the meetings. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks to prosecutors in Philadelphia. The revelation of the meeting renewed questions about the Trump campaign's possible connections with Russian Federation and put some of Trump's inner circle at the forefront of ongoing federal and congressional probes.

by | July 22, 2017 | 17:53

Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said he would call a vote next week on repealing the law without replacing it, but also could call for a vote on a repeal-and-replace measure. Then talk among Republicans turned to simply repealing the ACA and, as the president put it, letting Obamacare fail. McConnell is essentially daring Republicans to reverse their vote and support the status quo they've been campaigning against for seven years.

by | July 22, 2017 | 17:26

Jared Kushner met Thursday with Sen. The group says that Ivanka Trump may have breached regulations that require her to disclose not just any foreign meeting she has had, but also those in which her brother or husband participated. The revelations have further fuelled suspicions that the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government to undermine Clinton and tilt the election in their favor - something that the president and his associated have long denied.

by | July 22, 2017 | 17:16

The 2004 legislation was also amended to define what constitutes terrorists, terrorist crimes, terrorist entities as well as the financing of terrorism. The countries made 13 demands of Qatar - including that it shuts down a Turkish military base and the Al Jazeera pan-Arab television network - which Doha has rejected .

by | July 22, 2017 | 17:09

Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Dodge & Cox acquired a new position in Union Pacific Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $1,452,729,000. The ex-dividend date was set for Friday the 26th of May 2017. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for the trailing twelve months paying dividend with the payout ratio of 44.06% to its shareholders.

by | July 22, 2017 | 17:06

Erdogan's spokesman, Ibrahim Kalin, meanwhile said: "We strongly condemn statements that German citizens who travel to Turkey are not safe and that German companies in Turkey should have hesitations and concerns". "If the German Foreign Ministry warns against going on holiday in Turkey, then there needs to be an end to deportations of Turkish citizens", party co-leader Bernd Riexinger told Die Welt newspaper.

by | July 22, 2017 | 17:04

The driver who was killed has not yet been identified by authorities. Another vehicle, behind the second tractor-trailer, didn't slow in time and rear-ended the second big rig. The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada on Thursday said the freeway was closed at Tropicana Avenue. The Florida Highway Patrol said a Chevy truck was disabled in I-95's left emergency lane near mile marker 353.

by | July 22, 2017 | 16:59

That number would increase to 27 million in 2020 after the ACA's Medicaid expansion and subsidies for marketplace insurance are eliminated. The president is demanding that Senate Republicans keep working until they produce an Obamacare repeal and/or replacement plan that can get 50 votes.

by | July 22, 2017 | 16:57

Sessions' conversations with Sergey Kislyak were recounted by the ambassador in subsequent discussions that were intercepted by United States intelligence agencies, according to The Washington Post . Sessions is already on thin ice with Trump , who expressed frustration that Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation.

by | July 22, 2017 | 16:50

In a break from precedent, Senate Republicans are also considering voting on their replacement legislation next week without having a CBO analysis of a controversial provision from Sen. Two White House aides wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post this month calling the CBO's healthcare estimates "little more than fake news". The letter, sent Friday morning and addressed to congressional leaders, does not specify who has been making those attacks.

by | July 22, 2017 | 16:26

Earlier this week, Iraqi officials said they had arrested a foreign woman they believe is German , in Mosul's Old City. Haase wouldn't confirm media reports that the teenager from Pulsnitz in eastern Germany had been fighting for the Islamic State (IS) group in Mosul.

by | July 22, 2017 | 15:59

A third Palestinian was killed by Israel in the Abu Deis suburb of east Jerusalem after clashes with the occupation forces following Friday prayers, the Palestinian Ministry of health announced. Abu Rdeneh says Abbas told Kushner that the situation is "extremely risky and may go out of control" unless Israel removes the metal detectors. It is upon us as Arab citizens of Israel to condemn all acts of terror without doubting or blinking, in a loud and clear voice, as well as fighting ...

by | July 22, 2017 | 15:29

According to unnamed USA officials cited in the Post's report , Ambassador Sergey Kislyak told Russian officials he discussed "campaign-related matters, including policy issues important to Moscow " with Sessions. Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher, reporting from Washington , DC, said Sessions was now challenged having already denied having discussions with Russians about the Trump campaign, at his confirmation hearing in the Senate.

by | July 22, 2017 | 15:31

News outlets had reported that Mr Spicer had left his post in protest at the appointment, and had told the President it was a "major mistake". Trump himself has at times labelled global warming a hoax. make him a top TV surrogate". In an interview with Fox News, Spicer said he stepped aside to "not have too many cooks in the kitchen" to convey Trump's message.

by | July 22, 2017 | 15:27

Pentagon spokesman Adam Stump said on Friday that the Trump administration will not provide $350 million in coalition support funds to Pakistan after the US Defence Secretary said he can not certify that Islamabad has taken "sufficient actions" against the dreaded Haqqani network.

by | July 22, 2017 | 15:25

The Sections of rape (376) and stalking 354 (d) of the IPC were invoked on the MLA based on a statement given by the woman to the city magistrate at a hospital in Neyyatinkara on Thursday. The police team will now meet up with Kollam Superintendent of Police S. Ajeetha Begum , who heads the probe team. Vincent, however, alleged that there was a "political conspiracy" behind the allegations against him and filed a complaint with the police himself, demanding a detailed probe into the matter.

by | July 22, 2017 | 15:24

According to Fayaz, soldiers who were in civil dress barged into the police station at Gund and beat up the police men including officers and even ransacked the station. Police has registered a case against the soldiers. Rasool sustained head injury and was under observation in the hospital, the official sources said.

by | July 22, 2017 | 15:26

Sessions and ambassador Sergey Kislyak talked about matters of interest to the Kremlin , including President Donald Trump's stance on Russia-related issues , a former official told the Post . The White House has denied that the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation. Dianne Feinstein , said that Trump Jr. and Manafort would not appear at the July 26 hearing.

by | July 22, 2017 | 15:07

Referring to growing regional tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons programme, he also called on China to pressure Pyonyang to agree to fresh negotiations. Kishida said Japan and Britain will take the lead in tackling challenges facing the global community such as Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs as well as China's assertiveness in the South and East China seas.