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Trump names new White House Chief of Staff

Trump names new White House Chief of Staff Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly now takes that job. Trump announcing a ban on transgender members of the military that was apparently news to both the military and Congress and still isn't sorted out, with several GOP senators opposing it and the Joint Chiefs of Staff issuing a statement that the military would continue to work with transgender employees. [Full Article...]

Clouds, break for sun this afternoon, brisk & cool; Mostly sunny, pleasant Sunday

Clouds, break for sun this afternoon, brisk & cool; Mostly sunny, pleasant Sunday Sunday night|Mainly clear. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s. Behind the front, temperatures are expected to cool down once again with highs falling back into the low 80s and possibly even the upper 70s. High: Upper 70s - Near 80. High: Low-mid 80s. Wednesday: Sunny and hot. Sunday will be sunny, with highs in the lower 80s. By midweek the temperatures and humidity will be up, this will ... [Full Article...]

Johnson blames 'dysfunctional process' for failed Obamacare repeal vote

Johnson blames 'dysfunctional process' for failed Obamacare repeal vote Choking up on the Senate floor after the final repeal effort was shot down, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said: "It's time to move on". In an ominous warning, Trump appeared to threaten lawmakers that he would cut their health care benefits if they don't "quickly" approve a new bill. [Full Article...]

Lavrov says Moscow had to react to U.S. sanctions

Lavrov says Moscow had to react to U.S. sanctions The number of USA targets inside Russian Federation for Kremlin retaliation are limited, particularly if Moscow is anxious about damaging the investment climate or about other economic fallout. The deputy foreign minister called on the USA to put an end to the retaliation measures and turn over a new leaf in bilateral relations, which are now in " a miserable stance ". [Full Article...]

US Issues Statement on Sanctions against Russia, Iran, N. Korea

US Issues Statement on Sanctions against Russia, Iran, N. Korea President Donald Trump will sign a package of stiff financial sanctions against Russian Federation that passed Congress with overwhelming support, the White House said Friday. Obama also ordered Russia's Foreign Ministry to leave two compounds it owns in Maryland and NY. Russian Federation announced that it was expelling American diplomats and seizing property after Congress passed the bil... [Full Article...]

RJD leader close to Mohammad Shahabuddin shot dead

RJD leader close to Mohammad Shahabuddin shot dead Khan was district general secretary of the RJD Yuva Morcha and was a close aide of controversial former MP Mohammad Shahabudin. His family members, who were woken up by the sound of the gunshot, saw him covered in blood in his bed. The police suspect rivalry and personal animosity to be the motive behind the crime. Police has been deployed in nearby areas to avoid any unwelcome situations. [Full Article...]

Protesters Clashing With National Guard in Western Venezuelan State of Merida

Protesters Clashing With National Guard in Western Venezuelan State of Merida With Sunday's controversial new constituent assembly elections looming, popular demonstrations across Venezuela have intensified, as clashes between protestors and police grow ever more bloody. Once one of Latin America's wealthiest and most stable nations, Venezuela has spiraled into a devastating socioeconomics crisis during Maduro's four years in power, thanks to plunging oil prices and wid... [Full Article...]

N. Korea Launches ICBM with 10000 km Range

N. Korea Launches ICBM with 10000 km Range He told Ian they're developing weapons much more quickly than predicted. The meeting is expected to come in response to the North's claimed second successful and improved intercontinental ballistic missile test late Friday night following another one conducted on July 4. [Full Article...]

Five killed in Mogadishu bomb blast

Five killed in Mogadishu bomb blast The bomb went off on the busy Maka al Mukaram road on Sunday, police said, while a witness said the blast was followed by big clouds of smoke visible in sky. "I saw bodies of five people, including women", he told Al Jazeera. The exact target of the blast remains unclear. Somalia's Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire said no such blast had occurred in the capital for a month. [Full Article...]

Taiwan braces for first typhoon of the year

Taiwan braces for first typhoon of the year Part of southern Taiwan will have rain and winds, and central and northern Taiwan may have periodical rainfall with heavy rain expected in coastal areas. TV footage showed soldiers sending food to some homes in Pingtung, where streets remained flooded. EVA Air, Taiwan's biggest privately owned airline, announced on Sunday that it has canceled 50 flights after over 500 of its flight attendants ap... [Full Article...]

Singapore condemns North Korea's latest ballistic missile test

Singapore condemns North Korea's latest ballistic missile test The B-1 bombers took off from Guam and flew to Japanese airspace, where they were joined by Japanese F-2 fighter jets, the U.S. Pacific Air Forces said. According to a top US official, experts don't believe North Korea has that technology - at least, not yet. State media said that the test confirmed important features of the missile system, such as the proper separation of the warhead and contr... [Full Article...]

Sessions says he's staying, will fight for Trump's agenda

Sessions says he's staying, will fight for Trump's agenda Weirdly, Trump hasn't simply fired Sessions, choosing, instead, to apparently try to humiliate Sessions into quitting. Wray is waiting to be confirmed by the U.S. "It is kind of hurtful, but the president of the United States is a strong leader", said Sessions, adding that Trump's overwhelming desire was for "all of us to do our jobs". [Full Article...]

Temperatures to remain around normal today

Temperatures to remain around normal today There were no immediate reports of injuries. Mostly cloudy with a high near 91. Heat index values remain high in Central Texas ranging from 100 to 105. Winds: N 15-20, with gusts up to 30 miles per hour. Tuesday will be partly sunny with highs in the upper 80s. Wind: S 10-15 miles per hour. THURSDAY: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance for a shower and storm. [Full Article...]

Trump Was Reportedly Upset Reince Priebus Didn't Fight Back Against Anthony Scaramucci

Trump Was Reportedly Upset Reince Priebus Didn't Fight Back Against Anthony Scaramucci John F Kelly has been named as the replacement for Priebus . "I would like to thank Reince Priebus for his service and dedication to his country", the president tweeted . He also used a graphic sexual reference to make the point that he believes White House chief strategist Steve Bannon used Trump's election win to burnish his own reputation. [Full Article...]

Trump ousts Priebus as his chief of staff, appoints Kelly

Trump's announcement on Twitter said , "I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff". For example, as a spat between Bannon and Kushner spilled out into the open in April, Priebus worked to arrange a détente at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, according to a senior White House official familiar with the internal strife. [Full Article...]

Pro Kabaddi League: Dabang Delhi edge Jaipur Pink Panthers 30-26

Pro Kabaddi League: Dabang Delhi edge Jaipur Pink Panthers 30-26 Also, the duo of Nilesh Shinde and Bajirao Hodage will provide the extra strength to the side while skipper Meraj Sheykh will lead the side from the front. It will be another action-packed day in the Pro Kabaddi League and here you can catch all the details on how to follow the matches. On the other hand, the Delhi Dabang Kabaddi Club will enter the arena with a strengthened line up. [Full Article...]

Trump appoints John Kelly as new chief of staff

Trump appoints John Kelly as new chief of staff Kelly to the White House. He was forced to resign from his post in February amid claims he misled the administration over his communications with Russian Federation before Trump took office. That left Priebus with the blame for numerous administration's legislative stumbles, including during the arduous attempts at passing a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare - which Priebus had advised Trump to... [Full Article...]

Senate rejects slimmed-down Affordable Care Act repeal

Senate rejects slimmed-down Affordable Care Act repeal NO MAJORITY leader since Lyndon Johnson has been as renowned for deft legislative tactics as Mitch McConnell . It also would increase premiums by about 20% for people buying their insurance in the individual marketplace every year between 2018 and 2026. [Full Article...]

Priebus says Trump sought a different direction

Priebus says Trump sought a different direction Maybe better to let leakers make people think you're a fool than hire Scaramucci and remove all doubt? Another retired Marine general, Jim Mattis, is serving as secretary of defense; Marine Gen. The Republicans couldn't go to the right of this without throwing millions of people off health insurance. "When you lose that component, I'm just concerned about being able to get [the Republican] age... [Full Article...]

Senate Votes Against 'skinny' Bill To Repeal Obamacare

Senate Votes Against 'skinny' Bill To Repeal Obamacare In just the past week, President Donald Trump presided at an event with Obamacare "victims" who had lost access to physicians ― and Vice President Mike Pence , speaking in OH, told the story of small business owners struggling to pay coverage costs for employees. [Full Article...]


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