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Democrats attempting to stop Trump's trans military ban before it starts

One of those is Valley resident Danielle Lynch. Good for McCain. And it turns that North Carolina Congressman Mark Meadows played a significant role in Trump's decision to discriminate against transgender men and women. As the Senate prepares to take up its version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the attorneys general from states in every region of the continental USA sent a letter to the Senate Armed Services Committee on Friday, asking it to protect transgender ... Read More »

Future of health care remains unclear after recent vote

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Capitol with his wife Cindy McCain. A crestfallen Bill Cassidy said he hopes Democrats are now interested in working on a broader deal, like the one he developed with Susan Collins . It also suspends a tax on medical devices, denies funding to Planned Parenthood , and allows states to seek waivers from consumer protections in the Affordable Care Act. Read More »

Por orden de Bonadio, detuvieron al contador de los Kirchner

En consecuencia, los pagos por el manejo del hotel Las Dunas y de otras propiedades de Los Sauces SA, "comenzaron a transferirse a una cuenta ajena al condominio, y se depositaron en la cuenta personal de Carlos Sancho" con el fin de "burlar la medida cautelar" que impuso la Justicia. Read More »

Pakistan names Abbasi interim prime minister

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Currently, Shehbaz Sharif is not a NA member and he must first contest for a seat in the NA before he can be voted by the parliament for the PM. PML-N now holds a majority in the government, which means that the party can get any leader of its choice elected as the prime minister. Read More »

Trump ousts Priebus, names Kelly as White House chief of staff

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He has replaced the former Republican Party chairman with Homeland Security chief John Kelly . In a report from the New York Times , a source revealed that "The Five" co-host Kimberly Guilfoyle told President Donald Trump that Priebus was the source of the leaks from his administration. Read More »

Trump ready to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill

A spokesman for the European Commission said Friday that European officials will be watching the USA effort closely, vowing to "remain vigilant". -Russian relations, which deteriorated under former President Barack Obama. He dismissed Congressional investigations into Russia's alleged meddling in last year's US presidential election, calling them a symptom of growing anti-Russian hysteria in the United States and a result of USA domestic politics. Read More »

John Kelly is new White House chief of staff; Reince Priebus out

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ROBERT COSTA: No, it's a smart observation, because it does seem incongruent to have this swashbuckling New Yorker in Anthony Scaramucci now working alongside General Kelly, who is known for being a very precise man. "I think it's time to hit the reset button", Priebus said in a televised interview from the White House . Three chiefs of staff did indeed serve in the role in three years while Obama was president. Read More »

Who is John Kelly, Trump's new chief of staff?

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Since Inauguration Day, the Trump White House has lost a chief of staff, deputy chief of staff, national security adviser, Federal Bureau of Investigation director, communications director and press secretary, director office of government ethics, acting attorney general and special assistant to the president in charge of surrogate operations. Read More »

What's Going to Happen to Health Care?

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President Trump hasn't given up on health care reform - even though the Senate's GOP leader say it's a dead issue for now. Repeal-and-replace has been a guiding star for Republicans ever since president Barack Obama enacted the Obamacare law in 2010. Read More »

Priebus: Trump 'Was Right To Hit The Reset Button'

It's unclear who will take his spot in the Department of Homeland Security. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. It wasn't them who brought on the myriad Russian investigations. - Donald J. Trump (@ realDonaldTrump ) July 28, 2017I would like to thank Reince Priebus for his service and dedication to his country. Read More »

Trump to Sign Bill Imposing New Sanctions on Russia, White House Says

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If Trump rejected the bill , Corker said, Congress would overrule him. The White House said in a statement that Trump has reviewed the final version of the bill and "approves the bill and intends to sign it". There was no definite word on when the Senate might vote on the bill but lawmakers said they thought a vote could be as soon as Friday. "The President has every right to veto it, but it isn't going to change the votes". Read More »

Top US law officer, in El Salvador, welcomes gang arrests -Justice Dept

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Sessions and lashed out in a series of stinging rebukes to air his disappointment. "Specifically, U.S. law enforcement agents with ICE, who are on the ground in El Salvador , are coordinating with their counterparts here in the U.S.to ensure that the shooter is removed from the United States as quickly as possible to face charges in El Salvador", he said. Read More »

Congressman Bennie Thompson speaks on President Trump's new chief of staff

Priebus' hold on the White House job has always been in question, more so this week after Trump's new communications director badmouthed him to a reporter for the New Yorker . Priebus and Scaramucci both traveled Friday with Trump for a crime speech on Long Island in NY. Priebus had fought the hiring. Trump spoke briefly with the media on the tarmac, saying "Reince is a good man, John Kelly will do a fantastic job". Read More »

Police honor fallen Southport officer with ceremonial transfer to funeral home

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Bowman says driver Jason Brown was upside-down in the vehicle and being held in by his seat belt. Those close to Brown say that's not who he is. No court hearings were immediately scheduled. Vaughn says the vehicle wasn't stolen and no warrants were pending for the man arrested in the shooting. Allan leaves behind a wife and a son , who is in the third grade, The New York Times reported. Read More »

Lavrov says Moscow had to react to United States sanctions

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It can be vetoed by President Donald Trump, whose administration has been embroiled in allegations of collusion with Russian Federation since it came to the White House in January. If the bill becomes law, the United States risks a number of serious retaliatory measures from the Kremlin. President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg. Read More »

Russian Federation orders USA to reduce diplomatic staff

In the statement, the ministry says: "Any new unilateral actions by the USA authorities to reduce the number of our diplomats in the United States will be met with a mirror response". The new United States embassy staffing level would be the same as at Russia's embassy in Washington. US Ambassador John Tefft "expressed his strong disappointment and protest" at the development, the US embassy spokesperson told AFP, adding that "we have passed the notification back to Washington for review". Read More »

Philadelphia Man Dies After Being Struck By Lightning In Florida

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She said she was getting ready to head home when she saw the lightning hit the beach, followed by people running toward the street. "I see a gentleman darting directly out into traffic, waving for help". The Brevard County Sheriff's Office says the other person struck was being treated at a hospital Friday night. He is listed in stable condition. Neither of the men were Brevard County residents, Goodyear said. Read More »

For Donald Trump, the honeymoon with Vladimir Putin may be finally over

The legislation, approved by the Senate in a 98 to 2 vote and the House by 419 to 3, requires that the President obtain congressional approval before it can lift existing Russian Federation sanctions brought on by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, its annexation of Crimea, intervention in Syria, and human rights violations at home. Read More »

Parker seals Carling Cup victory for Chiefs

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However, since the formation of the Carling Black Label Cup, it is Pirates that have been dominant, with four wins that all came via penalty shootouts. The second half proved to be more competitive as the Buccaneers piled on the pressure in search of the equaliser. Saturday's match was a traditional pre-season friendly between the two clubs. Read More »

Boko Haram militants release hostage video

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The university confirmed to Anadolu Agency that the three men on the video were members of their staff: Yusuf Ibrahim, a lecturer at the geology department, Solomon Yusuf of the same department and Haruna Dashe , a driver. The jihadist group split a year ago, with one faction led by Abubakar Shekau operating from the Sambisa Forest - a vast woodland area in the northeast - and the other, allied to Islamic State and led by Abu Musab al-Barnawi, based in the Lake Chad region where the search ... Read More »

Nitish Unties Himself From Alliance, Says He Quit in Bihar's Interests

I am in touch with him (Nitish). Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has predictably won the floor test in the state Assembly today. Whenever he fights alone, he is exposed. "A man Ashok Kumar Singh, who is neither a complainant nor a witness in the case, had on January 20, 2009 filed a case in the court of additional chief judicial magistrate of Barh to register his protest against Nitish being exonerated". Read More »

Two killed in Israeli embassy shooting in Jordan

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Mourners portrayed the teen as a "martyr" who died for Muslim rights at the Jerusalem shrine. The move, seen by Palestinians as an attempt to assert Israeli control over the site, triggered Muslim outrage and deadly violence . The incident took place at a residential building affiliated with the embassy in Rabieh neighbourhood in west Amman , a police statement said, adding that a police taskforce responded to the incident and deployed to the site. Read More »