• Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions
Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions

The administration of Donald Trump intends to work with the Republicans in Congress to soften the bill on the new anti-Russian sanctions, the media reports with a reference to a high-ranking source in the White House . They blocked US companies such as Exxon Mobil, where Tillerson was chairman, from investing in such projects. The two Senators t...

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  • Md. Mom Drives to Atlanta Airport, Leaves Behind Daughter, Goes Missing
Md. Mom Drives to Atlanta Airport, Leaves Behind Daughter, Goes Missing

She never returned and the couple contacted authorities. "She met a couple and asked them to watch her 4-year-old while she did some shopping". Police said she still may be driving the white Nissan Versa with Florida tag HKNA25 which she rented at the airport.

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  • Senate passes bill to impose new sanctions on Iran
Senate passes bill to impose new sanctions on Iran

He emphasized that Iran closely examines the content and ratification process of the bill and said the Iranian committee tasked with monitoring the JCPOA implementation would resolutely adopt proportionate and reciprocal measures to fulfill the country's national interests.

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  • AG Ferguson to Trump: 'Thanks' for undermining your travel ban legal team
AG Ferguson to Trump: 'Thanks' for undermining your travel ban legal team

On Monday, he slammed his Justice Department on Twitter for what he views as a "watered down" version. Trump undermined those arguments on Monday when he lashed out at what he called a "watered down" and a "politically correct" current version of his original order.

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  • Illegal VoIP telephone exchanges busted in Latur, two held
Illegal VoIP telephone exchanges busted in Latur, two held

The police allege that the accused were running the illegal telephone exchanges through which worldwide VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) calls were routed through local mobile numbers. In first of the three raids, 96 SIM cards, a computer and three machines for call transforming (illegal global gateways) were seized. As per Telecommunication...

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  • Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation
Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation

President Donald Trump says he is being investigated for firing FBI Director James Comey by the man who told him to do it. Mr Rosenstein wrote a memo criticising former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey's handling of the email server scandal that was initially used by the White House to justify the firing of Mr Comey...

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  • Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue
Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue

This doesn't count other profit powerhouses like the the Trump International Hotel in Washington, which brought in another $20 million. His Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida made $37.2 million from January 2016 through this spring, an increase from the previous year's $29.8 million.

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  • Le tireur avait fait du bénévolat pour Bernie Sanders — Virginie
Le tireur avait fait du bénévolat pour Bernie Sanders — Virginie

Les agents s'étaient contentés de lui conseiller d'être prudent. Mort des suites de ses blessures pendant son échange de tirs avec les policiers, le tireur a été identifié comme étant James Hodgkinson, un homme de 66 ans, partisan de l'ancien candidat démocrate à la présidentielle Bernie Sanders .

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  • White House: Trump won't sack special counsel Robert Mueller
White House: Trump won't sack special counsel Robert Mueller

The ex-FBI chief, James Comey , last week outlined awkward meetings with Trump and said the President made him uncomfortable discussing the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. As Jeff Sessions is set to testify in the ongoing Russian Federation investigation Tuesday, this much is clear: while Mueller and his team...

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  • Microsoft isn't making a profit with their new Xbox One X console
Microsoft isn't making a profit with their new Xbox One X console

As for the PS4 Pro , it comes with an AMD Polaris graphics with 4.2 teraflops of performance and 8GB of GDDR5 RAM. The price tag did come as a surprise to critics and a section of the gaming community, many expected Microsoft will go a bit hard on pricing Xbox One X and putting a $399 price tag against PlayStation 4 Pro (it's rival), even it mea...

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  • Largest anti-Kremlin protests in years roll across Russian Federation
Largest anti-Kremlin protests in years roll across Russian Federation

The government has yet to comment on the Moscow protests, which created severe disruption in the center of the city. "Any provocative actions by the protesters will be viewed as threat to public order and immediately thwarted", the police said .

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  • List of GOP congressmen found with baseball practice shooter
List of GOP congressmen found with baseball practice shooter

By the time he arrived after being airlifted to the hospital, he was in shock. It's an attack which sent several to the hospital including two Capitol police officers and Congressman Steve Scalise . Mo Brooks , who was on the list and present at the practice but unharmed by the shooting. The gunman, James Hodgkinson, was fatally shot by police. ...

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  • Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway
Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway

The momentum of climate change efforts and the affordability of cleaner fuels will keep the United States moving toward its goals of cutting emissions despite the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Paris global accord, business and government leaders in a growing alliance said.

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  • Russian Federation football fan leader barred from Confederations Cup
Russian Federation football fan leader barred from Confederations Cup

Midfielder Denis Glushakov flicked the ball over goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic in the 31st minute as New Zealand defenders rushed back to try to clear it off the line. Petersburg, and surprised themselves to beat a local team 3-0, taking the edge off their disappointment at the national team's 2-0 loss to Russian Federation.

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  • Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?
Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?

The list was written out on notepad paper and found in the shooter's pocket, according to multiple sources with intimate knowledge of the situation, who spoke on condition of anonymity, citing the sensitivity of the investigation. His social media presence indicated he was strongly opposed to Republicans, including President Trump. He also belong...

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  • Killing of 6 cops by terrorists an act of 'cowardice': Jaitley
Killing of 6 cops by terrorists an act of 'cowardice': Jaitley

Mattoo was involved in the killings of apolice constable on Thursday in Kulgam's Bogund area and that of an assistant sub-inspector and a constable near a bus stand in Anantnag a year ago, police said. More than 200 additional companies of the paramilitary forces are being deployed to ensure a peaceful pilgrimage. All shops, business establishm...

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  • Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russian Federation probe
Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russian Federation probe

Senator Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is also investigating the ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, said she was "increasingly concerned" Trump would try to fire not only Mueller, but also the man who appointed him, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein .

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  • Search Underway for Missing US Navy Sailors after Fitzgerald Collision
Search Underway for Missing US Navy Sailors after Fitzgerald Collision

The cause of the collision between the USS Fitzgerald and the 29,000-ton ACX Crystal is now unknown, but container ship collisions are not unknown. Navy ship after it collided with a merchant vessel in waters off Japan. The Fitzgerald is an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer with a crew of approximately 330 sailors.

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  • 'Anxiety and fear' over Tory-DUP deal: Sinn Fein
'Anxiety and fear' over Tory-DUP deal: Sinn Fein

They may well discuss aspects of Brexit but the main focus will be on counterterrorism", May's spokesman said on Monday. Ms McCallion said she, Sinn Féin's northern leader Michelle O'Neill, its president Gerry Adams and his deputy, Mary Lou McDonald, would tell the prime minister "very, very firmly" the details of the deal with the DUP needed...

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  • 64 percent of Americans disapprove of Trump's performance
64 percent of Americans disapprove of Trump's performance

Among Republicans , 80 percent approve. The same can't be said for his legislative colleagues. In the June poll, only 15 percent of Republicans had a favorable view of Russian Federation, while 45 percent had an unfavorable view. The lesser-known El Pasoan is viewed favorably by 18 percent of Texas voters, unfavorably by 15 percent. Ted Cru...

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  • Daredevil Niagara Falls survivor dies in second attempt
Daredevil Niagara Falls survivor dies in second attempt

Erendira Wallenda and her husband come from a long-line of daredevils and circus performers, whose acts and record-setting stunts have astounded the world since the 1940s. "I never stopped dreaming and thinking of things that I could do and I was inspired by my husband, knowing that if a guy can do it, a girl can do it, too", she said.

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  • Memo Outlines Education Dept. Plans to Scale Back Civil-Rights Efforts
Memo Outlines Education Dept. Plans to Scale Back Civil-Rights Efforts

Behind the scenes, the office created expansive guidelines for civil rights investigations, stating that certain types of complaints could automatically trigger broader investigations that looked into more than just the particular instance of discrimination highlighted in a complaint.

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  • Seoul warns N. Korea not to miss chance to 'develop'
Seoul warns N. Korea not to miss chance to 'develop'

On Thursday, North Korea reported it had successfully tested a new "ground-to-sea cruise rocket" capable of striking enemy battleships staging an attack. Pyongyang's ultimate goals are to develop the ability to put a nuclear warhead on a missile, while also building an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of hitting the U.S.

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  • Trump friend: Mueller 'illegitimate as special counsel'
Trump friend: Mueller 'illegitimate as special counsel'

The talk about dismissing Mueller appeared to be coming from Trump allies - including some close to the White House strategist Steve Bannon - who are increasingly frustrated over the prospect of a long inquiry. Three members of the legal team known to have been hired so far by Mueller have given political donations nearly exclusively to Democrat...

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  • SCO summit: PM meets Ashraf Ghani, shakes hand with Modi
SCO summit: PM meets Ashraf Ghani, shakes hand with Modi

Calling it one of the biggest violators of human rights and values, he said that the coordination between SCO countries is an important part of the fight against terrorism and extremism. President of Afghanistan Muhammad Ashraf Ghani, President of Belarus Alexandar Lukashenko, President of Mangolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj and Indian Prime Minister ...

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  • Turkish FM: Qatar Wants An End to Crisis
Turkish FM: Qatar Wants An End to Crisis

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Two U.S. warships arrived at Hamad port in Qatar as part of a planned joint military exercise involving marine forces, Qatar's state news agency said on Wednesday.

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  • White House torn over Mueller's role as pressure grows
White House torn over Mueller's role as pressure grows

Ruddy never spoke to the president regarding this issue", Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, said in a statement hours later . Under current Justice Department regulations, firing Mueller would have to be done by Attorney General Jeff Sessions' deputy, Rosenstein, not the president- though those regulations could theoretically be se...

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  • President Trump Blasts Report on Possible Obstruction of Justice Probe
President Trump Blasts Report on Possible Obstruction of Justice Probe

Along with "Killary", which came into existence over the Benghazi scandal that many held then-Secretary of State Clinton responsible for, " Crooked Hillary " was quickly adopted by her detractors during the contentious campaign leading up to the 2016 presidential election after Trump repeatedly coined it.

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  • Trump finally admits he's under investigation
Trump finally admits he's under investigation

The Department of Justice regulations do after all say that "the Special Counsel shall not be subject to the day-to-day supervision of any official of the Department". She graduated from Harvard Law School, clerked for Justice Anthony M. Kennedy on the Supreme Court, and previously served as assistant attorney general for the Office of Legal Po...

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  • Northern Illinois University President Dr. Doug Baker Announces Resignation
Northern Illinois University President Dr. Doug Baker Announces Resignation

The confidential report was made known to us last August, and both myself and the board made clear our objections to the assumptions made - most notably the implication that I in any way had meant to circumvent any NIU guidelines or state regulations.

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