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Typhoon Gorio continuing to intensify

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Gorio packs maximum sustained winds of up to 145 kph and gustiness of up to 180 kph, maintaining its strength as it grazed the northeastern part of the Philippines. According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, Gorio has affected 326 families or 1,254 people from Metro Manila and Central Luzon. Read More »

Russian Federation may expel hundreds of U.S. diplomatic staff

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The House easily backed the sanctions on Tuesday, and two days later, in the midst of health care, the Senate cleared the bill and sent it to the president. In addition, the US Embassy will not be allowed to use all storage facilities on Dorozhnaya Street in Moscow and country houses near in Serebryany Bor from August 1. Read More »

Donald Trump SACKS White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus

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Priebus, who was replaced by Homeland Security head John Kelly , ended his tumultuous six-month run in the position. There were only hints of a staff shakeup as Trump boarded Air Force One Friday for a trip to NY. "He's our president. He ought to start acting like a president", he said. However, Miller and Scavino got out shortly thereafter as news photographers moved closer to take pictures of Priebus in the vehicle. Read More »

European Union launches infringment procedure against Poland over court overhaul

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It said Poland's governing Law and Justice Party (PiS) had one month to respond to Commission concerns, including that "the independence of Polish courts will be undermined" by increased powers for the justice minister. But Jarosław Kaczyński, leader of the ruling Law and Justice party, pledged that the overhaul of the judiciary, as well as controversial media reforms , will continue. Read More »

Prince William's air ambulance patient dies

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The woman, who has not been identified, is now in critical condition after she was struck by the marked police van in Hethel at around 10.20pm last night. William served in Britain's armed forces from 2006 until 2013, and worked latterly as a search and rescue helicopter pilot. After completing an initial period of job-specific training involving simulator, aircraft and in-flight skills, Prince William began piloting his first operational missions in July 2015. Read More »

GOP blame-game begins after Senate sinks health care drive

Donald Trump and his Republicans had rejoiced when the cancer-stricken senator returned to Washington this week to vote on health care. An analysis previous year from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated an increase of roughly 20 percent, and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of NY says the budget office has told his staff that estimate still stands. Read More »

Turkish court frees seven jailed journalists

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Those freed have been released under judicial control, meaning they will have to report regularly to the authorities and remain charged. Out of 19 facing trial, two are fugitives - including the daily's former editor-in-chief Can Dundar; 12 had been remanded in custody while five had been released earlier pending trial. Read More »

Starbucks Takes Full Ownership of East China Business

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The company's stock had a trading volume of 53,454,789 shares. DVAX's distance from 20 day simple moving average is -4.64% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is 13.50%. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 24,000 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,455,120. Starbucks Corp (NASDAQ: SBUX ) opened its previous trading session at $58.25 later Inclining 2.69% to close its trade at a share price of $59.5. Read More »

NYC police: Financially strapped couple jump to death

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According to the police source, the note also explained that both of them had medical issues, and they were not able to afford the health care bills stacking up against them. Scarpelli's chiropractor practice was reportedly on the same floor of the office building where the couple jumped to their deaths. It wasn't immediately clear what led to the business closing. Read More »

Sen. McCain returning to Arizona for brain cancer treatment

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Obama and the Democrats shouldn't have pushed the Affordable Care Act through on party-line votes when they controlled Washington back in 2010, McCain said, "and we shouldn't do the same with ours". "Stop listening to the bombastic loudmouths on the radio, on television and the internet; to hell with them", McCain implored. "We are his equal!" McCain has not been overly enthusiastic about the GOP health bill or the partisan process through which it's emerged. Read More »

Profs heap even MORE vitriol on McCain after health care vote

McCain had doggedly avoided tipping his hand. And later that morning, facing barrage of criticism that he was headed back to Washington to vote to kill Americans, McCain astonished people all over the country when he voted "yes" in the hopes of opening the legislation up for a full debate that would allow changes to the health-care bill. Read More »

Trump's chief of staff in tight spot

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Priebus, a Wisconsin native, joined the administration as chief of staff after a almost six-year tenure as chairman of the RNC, the final months of which he spent in a dual role as a top adviser to Trump's campaign. "I congratulate Secretary Kelly on his appointment, and look forward to working with him to advance our agenda", he said. Trump hired Anthony Scaramucci over Priebus's objections and Scaramucci reports directly to the president. Read More »

Panama Papers: 'Why PM ignoring corruption charges against Raman Singh'

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Three-time MLA and its chief whip Balwantsinh Rajput has left it too". Gandhi also said, " Satta mein aane ke liye BJP ne Chhattisgarh mein scam kiye, aadivasiyon ko maara, chhote dhandhe band karwaye, Daliton ko maara (The BJP did scam in Chhattisgarh, killed the Tribals, put an end to small businesses, killed the Dalits only to come to power)". Read More »

Putin threatens to retaliate over new United States sanctions

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He complained that "it's impossible to endlessly tolerate this kind of insolence towards our country", referring to tougher U.S. sanctions that were backed by the House of Representatives on Tuesday. following "very productive talks". The bill , which now heads to the Senate for consideration, would require the president to submit for congressional review any proposed actions to terminate or waive sanctions against Russian Federation. Read More »

More Details in Cruise Ship Killing Are Revealed

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One of the witnesses said that, after asking Kenneth what happened to his wife, he replied, " She would not stop laughing at me ". I see this little girl sitting on-I assume-her grandma or somebody, sitting on her lap wrapped up in a blanket. Read More »

Check Out The Trailer For LBJ

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Kennedy's dreams and will. The Rob Reiner-directed film follows America's 36th president as he tries to create a legacy for himself while preserving the late-JFK's vision. LBJ movie sets Harrelson as the powerful Senate Majority Leader who loses the 1960 Democratic presidential nomination to Senator John F. Kennedy (Donovan). Read More »

US Senate rejects ObamaCare repeal bid, Trump tweets regret

Now, 13 years after Hastert's offensive abrogation of Ronald Reagan's 11th commandment (never speak ill of a fellow Republican), the House GOP is livid with McCain once again. Democrats are going to have to "give Republicans some wins", says Billy Wynne, former health policy counsel to the Senate Finance Committee. When the moment came, most of us did. Read More »

New US Russia sanctions bill risks European Union ire

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The move was Moscow's way of retaliating one day after the U.S. Senate passed a final sanctions bill that targets Russia , Iran and North Korea , sending it to President Trump's desk. Germany's foreign minister said his country wouldn't accept the US sanctions against Russian Federation being applied to European companies. The bill would also add sanctions against North Korea and Iran. Read More »

Obamacare repeal vote fails in late-night vote, McCain votes no

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Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska - had already opposed it, making McCain the third GOP no vote and the senator to ultimately sink the measure. "And if you're talking about the number of stakeholders that are involved, it increases exponentially, so tax reform is far more complex". Cole pointed to a joint statement this week from the White House and top Senate and House officials that settled one major dispute, a proposed tax on imports, which was dropped. Read More »

Storms arrive by tomorrow afternoon; Gorgeous by Sunday

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The greatest risk of rain and thunder appears to occur between 2 and 10 p.m. THE WEEKEND: The front will drop down to near US 80 tomorrow morning; showers and storms will be confined to the far southern counties of the state as drier air works into north and central Alabama. Read More »

Russia Could Expel US Diplomats in Response to Fresh Sanctions

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The ministry said the number was being cut to 455 diplomats. 28 de julio de 2017, 08:12Moscow, July 28 (Prensa Latina) Russia has announced today the blockade on the use of United States embassy properties in this nation, effective August 1, and the demand to reduce its personnel by September 1. Read More »

Trump to sign bill imposing fresh sanctions on Russia — BBCI

Trump's concerns include a provision letting Congress stop any effort to ease existing sanctions on Russian Federation. The White House has not been clear about what the president will do. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that while Moscow has been doing "everything possible" to improve the relationship, "recent events showed that United States policy was in the hands of Russophobic forces, pushing Washington to the path of confrontation". Read More »

Reince Priebus replaced as White House chief of staff

Priebus "has left it all out on the field, for our party and our country", Ryan said. He added: "We accomplished a lot together and I am proud of him". John Kelly will do a fantastic job. He is a Great American.... "Reince is a good man", Mr Trump insisted last night. And it seems that Priebus's stint was the shortest lived of any White House chief of staff in history. Read More »