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Russia's ambassador Kislyak concludes U.S. assignment - RT America


Deputy Foreign Minister Anatoly Antonov is slated to take over the position, but his nomination has yet to be approved. This year marks Kislyak's 40th term of diplomatic service. On Friday, the Washington Post reported that Kislyak said he discussed election-related issues with Sessions when the men met previous year. Mr Sessions, the former senator from Alabama, has previously claimed he met with Mr Kislyak only in his capacity as a U.S. Read More »

Chickasha Mom, 3 Children Located

Multiple agencies are involved, but Chickasha Police Department is leading the operation Hicks said. David Corsaut called police the next day after he found the front door to the mother's apartment open, a table overturned and the auto seats missing, officials said. Read More »

Egypt's President Sisi praises Arab unity during military graduation ceremony


Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi was seen on state TV on Saturday inaugurating the military base at El Hammam City in Marsa Matrouh governorate west of Alexandria. For combat training, the new base has 72 integrated fields that include a complex of specialized training fields and small arms shooting fields. They established an electronic tactical shooting range complex, using the latest shooting systems and emulators, and developed an upgraded marine landing platform in al-Ameed area ... Read More »

Sean Spicer speaks out after leaving White House job


They are more interested in the click and their clip than they are the facts". (The press team should say), 'Let's talk to him and figure out what he's going to say that will impact what we need to say'. While Mr Spicer had taken a less visible role in recent months, appearing less frequently in the White House press room, he was understood to have been comfortable with his role as a communications strategist. Read More »

Hilary Duff's Home Burglarized While Actress Is Away


The burglar could have hypothetically seen the home an easy target because Duff was out of the country. Robbers broke through an outer door and rooted through the former Lizzie MacGuire star's stuff before striking lucky. Reports suggest her social media posts about the mother-and-son getaway may have tipped the criminals off about her empty pad, which was ransacked after an alarm failed to go off. Read More »

Sean Spicer reportedly stole a mini fridge from junior White House staffers


President Trump promoted Sanders to take over the role from former Press Secretary Sean Spicer . Sean Spicer , the #White House Press Secretary, has announced his resignation. He was reportedly seen by another staffer dragging the fridge down the White House driveway at approximately 8 p.m. The Journal described the researchers as "surviving on Lean Cuisine frozen lunches". Read More »

Spicer Out, Sanders and Scaramucci Rise in Trump Shake-Up


Spicer denounced what he considered Scaramucci's lack of qualifications, according to people familiar with the situation. That as White House press secretary, Sanders' most sacred responsibility should be to ensure that Scaramucci continue to look like a cheaply embalmed corpse during his TV appearances? She had been Spicer's deputy. Read More »

Calipari completes dunk challenge under cover of darkness


He was spotted pulling up to a Dunkin' Donuts drive-thru, and National Basketball Association on TNT's Twitter account had some fun with it, saying, "That's not what the #DriveByDunkChallenge is, Chuck". While most versions of the challenge have featured unattended hoops, Brown opted for one that was being played on by two strangers. Take the ball with you after dunking. Read More »

Parents accused of giving newborn daughter meth, heroin, morphine


Wilde and Christenson are the parents of the other three children . One of the drugs found was Suboxone, a prescription pain medication also used for addiction treatment. The infant was brought to the hospital for an evaluation. The father didn't want to separate the boy from his siblings, so he took the other children into his custody as well. Read More »

UN Security Council to meet Monday on Jerusalem violence: diplomats


He also called for global condemnation of the Palestinian Authority's "hateful incitement" against Israel, saying the West Bank-based government was directly responsible for the deaths of the Israelis. Since 1967, Israel has increasingly cut off east Jerusalem from its West Bank hinterland. He said their claims that Israel is changing the delicate arrangement at the site, holy to both Muslims and Jews, are "emphatically untrue". Read More »

Senate in State of Confusion Over Health Care


If Obamacare is repealed, would I still need to have insurance coverage? But, of course, he does, along with other Republicans who, I remind, control all three branches of government. The law could still be repealed, though it's looking less likely than in previous months. Republicans abandoned that idea in January, however, and some still consider it risky. Read More »

Rain, storms continue July's soggy pattern


High temperatures are expected to climb back into the mid 90s by Wednesday . This trend will continue for Sunday and we will continue to have scattered showers with partly to mostly cloudy skies. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Sunday , the temperature will start creeping up again with a high of 88 and a low of 60. Read More »

CBO: The Senate's Latest Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million Uninsured


According to the CBO , 17 million people would be uninsured by 2018 compared with the number of uninsured under the Affordable Care Act . "People are hurting and frankly inaction is not an option", Mr Trump told the senators. As with other repeal plans, the elimination of requirements for individuals to have health insurance and for larger employers to provide qualifying coverage will immediately result in a large number of people losing or dropping their insurance policies. Read More »

CBO: 22M would lose insurance under GOP health care bill


That number would increase to 27 million in 2020 after the ACA's Medicaid expansion and subsidies for marketplace insurance are eliminated. The office also estimated that 22 million fewer people would be insured 10 years from now under the latest plan than would be insured under current law. Read More »

Trump lawyer says there's no pardon discussion

The focus on potential conflicts with Mueller's team may well be an effort to distract from snowballing federal and congressional investigations into possible election year coordination between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. Sekulow told the AP that the president "has not received any indication" from the special counsel that he personally is under investigation. United States intelligence agencies think Russian Federation tried to help Mr Trump to power. Read More »

Kano police gun down three Boko Haram suspects, arrest two women


The command's Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Yusuf, explained that the insurgents had already earmarked strategic locations in Kano such as worship centres, markets and other public places for attacks. The police officers were members of a special task force set up by the Inspector General of Police. " Arrested suspects are Abba Muhammad of Niger Republic, 20; Usman Buhari from Borno, 22; and Illiyasu Abdullahi from Kano, 46". Read More »

Amid Russia Probe: Russian Ambassador to US Ends His Term

The veteran diplomat is tipped as a candidate to fill a senator seat for the Mordovia republic, the office of the Russian region's governor has told Sputnik. On Friday, the Washington Post reported Kislyak was overheard by U.S. spy agencies telling his bosses he had discussed campaign-related matters, including issues important to Moscow, with Jeff Sessions during the 2016 presidential race. Read More »

Update On The Detwiler Fire Sunday 7 AM


Firefighters are battling the Detwiler Fire near Lake McClure, a reservoir about 50 miles east of Modesto. CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 4, the Mariposa County Sherriff's Office and additional cooperating agencies on the Detwiler Fire will be hosting a community meeting in Greeley Hill. Read More »

Zinke Recommends 'No Changes' To Colorado's Canyons of the Ancients


The monument is the third Zinke has removed from a review of 27 national monuments ordered by President Donald Trump. "Coloradans cherish our state's public lands, and I'm thrilled the Department of the Interior listened to Coloradans and will make no changes to Canyons of the Ancients National Monument's designation", Gardner said. Read More »

Abbas Breaks Off Ties With Israel


Three of the victims died, while the fourth was hospitalized. Israeli media reports said the attacker was shot but survived. Thousands of Palestinians have clashed with Israeli forces in the West Bank amid friction over Israel-imposed metal detectors at a contested Jerusalem holy site. Read More »

Politics Lagos LG Elections: APC Records Landslide Victory at Ambode Polling Unit


For the councillorship election in the unit, the APC polled a total of 293 votes as against one polled by Labour Party and zero polled by PDP. In Lagos Island East, APC scored 9,060 votes, while PDP got 1,128 votes. LP got 2 votes and Accord Party got a vote while 3 votes were void. APC also won Agege LG and Orile-Agege LCDA. In the councillorship election, APC got 91 votes, PDP 40, Labour 22, APGA 2, Accord 1. Read More »

Longtime DC News Anchor Jim Vance Dead at 75


Vance anchored NBC4's 6 pm newscast for over 25 years. Vance attended and graduated from Cheyney University, teaching for a few years before moving to television. Jackie Bradford , president and general manager of WRC-TV, provided the following statement. A longtime television news anchor in the nation's capital has died. Read More »