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by | July 30, 2017 | 10:41

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) along with Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Ron Johnson (R-WI) appeared in a press conference Thursday to raise concerns about the GOP's "skinny" Obamacare repeal bill which he called a "half-assed approach".

by | July 30, 2017 | 10:29

Joey Barton's current FA ban for charges related to gambling may have been reduced by five months, but it is still preventing the former Burnley midfielder from taking part in a charity game aimed at raising money for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire .

by | July 30, 2017 | 10:32

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) told reporters Friday that he did not understand the President's request. "We are not celebrating". "This effort will continue", he said . Despite controlling the Senate, the House and the White House, Republicans have struggled for months with repealing Obamacare, a complex law approved by Democrats in 2010 under former President Barack Obama that provided health insurance to millions of previously uninsured Americans.

by | July 30, 2017 | 10:26

The two senators said they were unable to reach an agreement with Manafort for a voluntary transcribed interview with the committee. "As with other witnesses, we may be willing to excuse him from Wednesday's hearing if he would be willing to agree to production of documents and a transcribed interview, with the understanding that the interview would not constitute a waiver of his rights or prejudice the committee's right to compel his testimony in the future".

by | July 30, 2017 | 10:18

Manager Mark Sampson says England "do not need to be at our very best" to end a 43-year wait to beat France when they meet in the Euro 2017 quarter-final. "They're missing a fantastic defender, one of the best players in the world". "When we played them in the SheBelieves we were really close". Sampson responded angrily: "The game isn't played in the press conference room, lucky for them".

by | July 30, 2017 | 09:54

Scaramucci is said to be evaluating scores of other White House aides for removal and replacement. But Trump's chief target is Mueller. First, the scope of Mueller's mandate. U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, advised Trump on the Senate floor not to take such action. But with Congress, "every time they make a joke, it's a law, and every time they make a law, it's a joke".

by | July 30, 2017 | 09:29

In the West Bank, a Palestinian armed with a knife charged at Israeli soldiers and was shot dead, the military said. The Palestinian Red Crescent says at least eight people have been wounded in the melee that broke out after nightfall on Thursday.

by | July 30, 2017 | 07:51

This supposedly scaled-down plan to replace parts of Obamacare was the third to be brought to the floor and voted down over the past three days. "This is clearly a disappointing moment", said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).

by | July 30, 2017 | 07:51

An initial investigation indicates that a Palestinian Arab, armed with a Swiss army knife, ran towards a group of security forces, the report continues. Despite the fact that the prayer services at the Temple Mount ended relatively quietly this afternoon (Friday), Israel Border Police and IDF forces have been combatting numerous disturbances and riots throughout the West Bank and along the border with Gaza.

by | July 30, 2017 | 07:39

USA officials won't say how many diplomats will have to leave to reach the 455-person limit imposed by Russian Federation. In an apparent retaliation for sanctions, Russian officials have told the United States to cut its diplomatic staff to 455 by September 1 and barred use of some properties, the BBC reported Friday.

by | July 30, 2017 | 06:41

Removing the mandate has been the subject of widespread criticism among the bill's sceptics with analyses claiming the move would have left millions of Americans without health insurance. Republicans have been working for seven years to topple Obamacare , and on Thursday, those efforts were dealt a devastating blow after a failed late-night Senate vote.

by | July 30, 2017 | 06:42

One would have erased Obama's statute and replaced it with a more constricted government health care role, and the other would have annulled the law and given Congress two years to replace it. While the Senate has invoked the so-called "nuclear option" in the past to get certain nominations - most recently of note Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch - through the chamber by a simple majority vote, there is now no method for doing so with legislation.

by | July 30, 2017 | 05:11

However, even if Trump vetoes the bill it could still become law, as it likely has enough support from lawmakers to override a veto. No one knows exactly how many people work at the U.S. The bill would affect a range of Russian industries and might further hurt the Russian economy, already weakened by 2014 sanctions imposed after the Ukraine crisis.

by | July 30, 2017 | 05:12

The Kremlin had previously said it would not impose any sanctions on the USA until Trump signs the bill. "He may sign the sanctions exactly the way they are or he may veto the sanctions and negotiate an even tougher deal against the Russians", the flamboyant former Wall Street financier said.

by | July 30, 2017 | 05:03

Trump has given no firm indication about whether he will sign the bipartisan measure. Olson said Ambassador John Tefft "expressed his strong disappointment and protest" with the move and passed the Russian government's notification to Washington for review.

by | July 30, 2017 | 05:01

Hannity asked Priebus to comment on Thursday's New Yorker article which featured a rant from Scaramucci against Priebus, calling him "a f-ing paranoid schizophrenic, a paranoiac ". "He said, 'What is that, why is all that land vacant that land should be used.' So when Foxconn came into the White House, into the Oval Office". General Kelly will remain Homeland Security Secretary until Monday .

by | July 30, 2017 | 04:57

While the measure was debated in Congress, White House officials wouldn't commit to whether the president would sign the bill, saying it may infringe on presidential authority. authorities to reduce the number of our diplomats in the United States will be met with a mirror response". He said that Russian Federation could not "endlessly tolerate this kind of insolence".

by | July 30, 2017 | 04:58

He added that the operation had started early on Thursday morning. Ten other policemen were injured in the attack, provincial governor spokesman Omar Zwak said, according to the TOLO broadcaster. At least 10 policemen were killed in a Taliban attack in Nawa district in Helmand province of Afghanistan, local media reported on Saturday, citing sources.

by | July 30, 2017 | 04:43

After Aug. 1, USA staff will also be barred from using a recreational property on the bucolic island of Serebryany Bor, along with being barred from using warehouses on Moscow's Dorozhnaya Street. Trump's positions on Russian Federation are generally hard to assess because he's often stepped away from his more controversial proposals. It accused the USA of using the law to "create unfair competitive advantages for the United States in the global economy" and said its actions breached ...

by | July 30, 2017 | 04:34

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017, after a vote as the Republican majority in Congress remains stymied by their inability to fulfill their political promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" because of opposition and wavering within the GOP ranks.

by | July 30, 2017 | 04:22

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday that President Vladimir Putin approved the ministry statement as a response to the U.S."Of course, such measures are impossible without authorization by the president", Peskov was quoted as saying by TASS.

by | July 30, 2017 | 04:23

It was Hertha who had the first sights of goal, though, with Mitchell Weiser dragging one shot wide of the near post before Vladimir Darida stung the palms of Simon Mignolet with a powerful drive from just outside the area. Mohamed Salah added a third for Liverpool after a lovely lob from the new signing nestled in the net. Liverpool's Premier League season starts on Saturday 12 August with a trip to Watford.

by | July 30, 2017 | 03:59

Meanwhile, the Congress has fielded Ahmed Patel for the Gujarat Rajya Sabha seat. The latter may be moved to Defence, now being handled as an additional responsibility by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley . It has been a fairy tale for Shah as he has scripted one electoral victory after another. "The third seat will not go uncontested", a BJP leader said.

by | July 30, 2017 | 03:51

The latest Kremlin actions may herald the beginning of a new series of sanctions and counter-sanctions by both sides. By signing the bill into law, Trump can not ease the sanctions against Russian Federation unless he seeks congressional approval.

by | July 30, 2017 | 03:46

While Trump has called the investigation a " witch hunt ", the White House has maintained that the president won't fire Mueller, even though he has the right to do so. The divide among Republicans is narrower, with 37 percent saying it would be appropriate to fire Mueller versus 29 percent who say it would not. (CNN) Evidence is rapidly accumulating suggesting that the next volley in President Donald Trump's war on special counsel Robert Mueller will be the firing or forced ...