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White House pushing Republicans in the House to relax new Russian Federation sanctions

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that the Trump administration was "committed to existing sanctions against Russia" but was "still reviewing the new Russian Federation sanctions amendment ". The new Senate sanctions on Russian Federation and Iran came one day after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on lawmakers to grant "flexibility" to the White House in dealing with Russian Federation. Read More »

UK finds 34 high-rise buildings with unsafe siding

Residents are evacuated from the Taplow residential tower block on the Chalcots Estate , in the borough of Camden, north London , Friday, June 23, 2017. But fire-safety experts have said the Grenfell disaster was probably due to a string of failures, not just the cladding. Carl McDowell, 31, said he took one look at the inflatable beds offered on the floor of the leisure center and went back to his own apartment. Read More »

UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding

Officials had said earlier that samples of cladding panels from 14 buildings in London, Manchester and Plymouth had been found to be combustible. Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government, said on Saturday night: "A failure in testing of the cladding does not necessarily mean that a building will have to be evacuated". Read More »

Dennis Rodman Takes Credit For Otto Warmbier's Release


President Trump said on Monday North Korea's authorities were responsible for the student's death, stressing that his administration planned to prevent any new such incidents. But doctors in Cincinnati said there were no signs of infection when he returned to America. US doctors who had traveled to the North last week to evacuate Warmbier had recognized that the North had "provided him with medical treatment and brought him back alive whose heart was almost stopped", the unnamed ... Read More »

American Airlines Says Qatar Airways Interested in Purchasing 10% Stake

American said that anyone seeking to acquire at least 4.75pc of the company's stock was required to receive approval from its board. American, the world's biggest airline, has tried to convince two successive USA administrations that Qatar and two other state-owned Middle Eastern carriers get illegal subsidies from their governments. Read More »

McCain says Americans should stay out of North Korea


The White House and the State Department said they were considering options in response to his death, including a travel ban on Americans visiting North Korea . On Friday, North Korea denied accusations that it had mistreated Warmbier. The spokesman didn't describe how Hunziker died, but claimed that the United States then "totally ignored" his death. Read More »

This New Poll Is Bad News For President Trump


Those are the findings of the latest Harvard-Harris poll, provided exclusively to The Hill , which paint a complicated picture of voters' opinions about the myriad probes. About a third of those polled think the coverage is "proper", while 12 percent say news outlets have been "too restrained" in their coverage of the Russian Federation controversy. Read More »

North Korea denies U.S. claims that Otto Warmbier was tortured


Pyongyang has denied allegations of torturing United States student Otto Warmbier , who was imprisoned in North Korea for more than a year and died days after returning home, the Foreign Ministry's official spokesman said, according to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA ). Read More »

North Korea denies United States claims that Otto Warmbier was tortured

Tensions between the United States and North Korea have shown no signs of abating, with Mr Trump condemning the country for frequently flexing its military muscles. "It's a typical North Korean response that it's all the Americans' [responsibility]". Otto Warmbier . And I said to them, we would need some type of good faith if we're ever going to do some kind of future sports relations. Read More »

Presidential polls: Tamil Nadu CM extends support to Ram Nath Kovind

Kovind's visit to Uttar Pradesh, which has the highest value of each vote in the presidential election , is part of his nation-wide tour during which he will talk to members of the electoral college that votes for the new president. People close to Kalyan say that when Kovind met him, he told him that "you are not the UP assembly material and rather deserve Rajya Sabha, keeping your past profile and professional knowledge in the field of law". Read More »

Opposition up in arms against Centre over Presidential nominee Kovind

Virtually accusing the BJP of playing Dalit vote-bank politics , the Shiv Sena on Monday said if the ally had put forth Ram Nath Kovind's name merely to capture the community's votes, it would not support him. Asked if the Shiv Sena would support the opposition parties if they fielded a Dalit candidate, Uddhav Thackeray said his stand will not change now. Read More »

Saudi Arabia's King Replaces Nephew With Son As Heir To Throne


There had always been speculations that MbS's rise to power under his father's reign might also accelerate his ascension to the throne. But it may not just be Iran that has doubts about the new crown prince - many in Washington knew and respected Mohammed bin Nayef as he had helped lead Saudi Arabia's campaign against Al Qaeda for years. Read More »

Is Trump's Bluff About Comey Tapes A Crime?

Eight percent of respondents said they believe both Trump and Comey, while 21 percent responded that they believe neither of them. "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go", the president told Comey. "He also offered some sane advice to "those out to get President Trump" to stop concocting "'crimes' out of the most innocent behaviour". Tribe said, "It could readily be viewed, as Trump himself has conceded, as an effort to influence the "due administration of ... Read More »

UK high-rise buildings fail fire safety tests


Test results are being sent to local landlords and fire services, with councils to decide on what course of action is needed and to inform residents. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant). . The council called the operation "unprecedented in scale for Camden". Celotex, which makes the RS5000 insulation boards in the tower's rainscreen cladding, insisted no building over 18m tall would be fitted with the material . Read More »

Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for Confed Cup semi-final berths


Coach Juan Carlos Osorio says it will be the flawless opportunity to show that Mexican soccer has matured and reached a level at which it can succeed under the most hard circumstances. Meanwhile, reigning World Cup champions Germany will go up against the Confederation of African Football (CAF) representative, Cameroon, in the Group B matches on Sunday, June 25 , at 11 a.m. Read More »

Terror plot to hit Grand Mosque in Makkah foiled, five arrested


There, police said they engaged in a shootout at a three-story house with a suicide bomber, who blew himself up and led to the building's collapse. Eleven people were injured when a suspect blew himself up after exchanging gunfire with security forces during a tense standoff near Islam's holiest site, it is claimed. Read More »

STF troopers injured in gunfight with Maoists in Sukma


The STF men were patrolling an area of the Tundamarka forests in Chintagufa area around 10 a.m. when they came under fire from a group of Maoists. The encounter is still on, according to PTI. In view of the high threat, Task Force Commander of IAF made a decision to task his helicopters in buddy mode into the Maoist-dominated area in the jungles amid thick vegetation for evacuation of five STF personnel who had sustained bullet injuries. Read More »

Presidential polls: TN CM extends support to Kovind


The NDA , including the Shiv Sena and the Peoples Democratic Party of Jammu and Kashmir, commands the support of 48.93 per cent in the electoral college made up of MPs and MLAs. In the second set, proposer BJP chief Amit Shah and Union Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley will be there. A fourth set will be filed on June 28, the last date of filing of nominations. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo: Portugal 'confident' of advancing to Confed Cup final

In the semifinals, Portugal will play on Wednesday in Kazan against the runner-up in Group B, which is now Germany before the final group games Sunday. Petersburg Stadium, Russia , Saturda. "I think everyone can see this team is on the right path", Hudson said, and it was evident in the performances of Leeds striker Chris Wood - who was denied brilliantly by Rui Patricio in the 58th minute - and the impressive Zwolle winger Ryan Thomas. Read More »

Confederations Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo says Portugal 'were the better side' vs Russian Federation

Before the game Mexican coach Juan Carlos Osorio had described the All Whites as "gentlemen" but he bemoaned that 'the game was really rough, almost violent and I think that's unacceptable'. Mexico faced host nations in the last two World Cups, drawing with South Africa in 2010 and with Brazil in 2014. It's nothing personal. When you lost to the Germans at the World Cup, did the party end for you? "We can't play a game of this magnitude being afraid of losing", Mexico midfielder Andres ... Read More »

White House says Trump tweet meets Comey tapes records request


One week after the memo was disclosed, the Justice Department appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel to take over the investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the Trump political campaign. More recently, a Trump confidante told an interviewer that Trump was considering firing Mueller as well. "This is an Arab issue that requires an Arab solution", Otaiba said. Read More »

Global Cornmeal Cake Market 2017


The Smart Machines report explains the fundamental product concepts like the definition, applications, manufacturing processes, market size, potential users, competitive landscape view, Smart Machines market gains, supply chain analysis. Read More »

Petition: Remove Rodman from Hall of Fame

Rights group Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation started a petition on calling for the National Basketball Association to remove Rodman from the Hall of Fame. Rodman, a ferocious rebounder and defensive player whose career was far more colorful off the court, was inducted in 2011. Former NFL player O.J. Simpson remains in the Pro Football Hall of Fame despite a murder accusation and a conviction for armed robbery and kidnapping. Read More »

US Marshals arrest 2 Turkish men accused of role in embassy beating

The New York Times reported that officials in the U.S. administration were privately furious over the brazen use of force against peaceful protesters -and Washington DC police officers - by Erdogan's men, and that the charges against them is part of the American punishment for the incident. Read More »