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In December 2016, following allegations of Russian meddling in the US presidential election, President Barack Obama ordered the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats and the closure of two Russian diplomatic recreational retreats. by September 1". Ryabkov and the Kremlin said no one had obstructed United States employees trying to access the property. "We will mirror this". "The ban on VPNs takes this shameful campaign a whole step further", he added .
  • John Kelly appointment: Trump replaces chief of staff Priebus

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    Kelly is a retired Marine Corps general and could bring military-style discipline to a White House undercut by insider quarrels. In the swirl of Shakespearean intrigue that surrounds Donald Trump's White House, Priebus' fortunes have always been a source of speculation, given his limited role, colorful band of rivals and the president's public slights.
  • Nawaz Sharif vacates PM House; off to Murree with family

    Nawaz Sharif vacates PM House; off to Murree with family

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    The nominated interim Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, and opposition's candidate Sheikh Rashid got their nomination forms which would be submitted by Monday afternoon. They will also need to boost economic growth above the current rate of 5.3 percent to find employment for millions of young people entering the job market every year in a nation of almost 200 million people.
  • Paul Ryan Responds To Bannon's Proposed Tax Hike

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    But now that an Affordable Care Act repeal is off the table for the near future, tax reform will shift to top priority , the GOP says. Its removal suggests that Republicans are more likely to implement simple rate cuts and not accomplish sweeping tax reform on the scale of the last major overhaul in 1986, such as moving to a territorial tax system, in which companies would pay tax only on profits earned in the US.
  • President Trump names John F. Kelly White House Chief of Staff

    President Trump names John F. Kelly White House Chief of Staff

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    Kelly, like other retired generals, impressed the president-elect, enough so that soon he'll leave his post atop the Department of Homeland Security to replace Priebus in the West Wing. Trump issued his decision just as he landed aboard Air Force One after a visit to Long Island and hours after Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare failed in the Senate.
  • Kenya deputy president's home attacked

    Kenya deputy president's home attacked

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    Police and officials from Ruto's office were not immediately available for comments. Sources said a police in charge of the home's security was killed, adding that gunmen are Somalis and that they had pretended to be selling sheets. The DP's home has since been cordoned off and Recce Squad officers have been deployed. Members of the public were barred from accessing the heavily guarded home.
  • Everything you need to know as Russian Federation retaliates over United States sanctions bill

    Everything you need to know as Russian Federation retaliates over United States sanctions bill

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    The legislation is also aimed at punishing Moscow for interfering in the 2016 presidential election and for its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria, where the Kremlin has backed President Bashar Assad. The bill underwent revisions to address concerns voiced by American oil and natural gas companies that sanctions specific to Russia's energy sector could backfire on them to Moscow's benefit.
  • Charlie Gard's parents end court battle as their baby's time runs out

    Charlie Gard's parents end court battle as their baby's time runs out

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    The London hospital that has been caring for Charlie since October, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, has said that further treatment would be futile and might cause the baby additional suffering. Yates and Gard have been fighting successive rulings saying their son's life support should be withdrawn and he should be left to die with dignity.
  • BJP chief Shah in UP on nationwide tour

    BJP chief Shah in UP on nationwide tour

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    The Two SP MLCs who have submitted their resignations from the State Legislative Council are Bukkal Nawab and Yashwant Singh. BJP sources say there has been growing disenchantment within the party workers about the state government. The BJP has fielded Amit Shah and Textiles Minister Smriti Irani while the Congress has fielded Ahmed Patel, political adviser to party president Sonia Gandhi, for the third seat.
  • Trump Talks Immigration, Gangs in NY Amid Protests

    Trump Talks Immigration, Gangs in NY Amid Protests

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    Peter King said it is "a priority of the Trump Administration to destroy and crush MS-13". Trump is speaking at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood, where he'll ask for more resources to combat illegal immigration, as well as push for his campaign promise for a border wall.
  • Trump replaces Priebus with Kelly as White House chief of staff

    Trump replaces Priebus with Kelly as White House chief of staff

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    In Scaramucci's view, the fact that word of the dinner had reached a reporter was evidence that his rivals in the West Wing, particularly Reince Priebus , the White House chief of staff, were plotting against him.... 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 make his first legislative priority, promising him swift victory.
  • North Alabama under flash flood watch

    North Alabama under flash flood watch

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    The weather service says a series of thunderstorms falling on already saturated ground could produce flooding especially along streams and poor drainage areas. The area will begin to dry up later Saturday and Sunday . Low temperatures will settle in the low to mid-60s with a gusty north wind at 10-15 miles per hour.
  • Cruise line confirms death of passenger in domestic dispute

    Cruise line confirms death of passenger in domestic dispute

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    It docked in Juneau on Wednesday morning. The Emerald Princess had been in Skagway's port as recently as July 20. A representative of CLAA confirmed both of those ships docked in Juneau on their normal schedules and without incident. It happened Tuesday night while the ship was in waters outside Alaska. The FBI told the Associated Press that no one has been arrested. Some were wearing white and gray hooded sweat shirts, with hoods or umbrellas in some cases obscuring their faces.
  • Charlie Gard to be moved to hospice for final hours, judge rules

    Charlie Gard to be moved to hospice for final hours, judge rules

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    But they remained in dispute with the hospital over when and where the 11-month-old should die. They originally sought to take the child home, before saying he should receive life support treatment in a hospice for several days. Parents of Charlie Gard , Chris Gard and Connie Yates, walk through the grounds of the Royal Courts of Justice on April 7, 2017 in London, United Kingdom.
  • Deaths in Venezuela unrest hit 101 as polarizing vote nears

    Deaths in Venezuela unrest hit 101 as polarizing vote nears

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    A 30-year-old man was killed during clashes between protesters and security forces in the town of Ejida, in the western state of Merida, authorities said, bringing the death toll in nearly four months of protests to 102. The 13 nations presented a statement at an Organization of American States meeting Wednesday calling the constitutional process being pushed by Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro a "definitive dismantling" of democratic institutions.
  • Police Search For Missing Inmate At Rikers Island

    Police Search For Missing Inmate At Rikers Island

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    Law enforcement sources said Hill did not return from the outdoor recreation area Wednesday evening. The NYPD is said to be working with Port Authority Police and corrections officers to find the individual, identified as Naquan Hill, 24.
  • President Trump Tweets About Not Wanting Transgenders to Serve in the Military

    President Trump Tweets About Not Wanting Transgenders to Serve in the Military

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    In a reply to this, Trump shook his head, pointed at a student and responded, "You go ahead, she's very rude". Republican Third Congressional District chairman Brian Westrate says he is willing to accept Trump made a sound decision. "There is no place for discrimination in our military", she said. "No matter what, we will get through this", said Boehme. "I don't even think Trump knows what transgender means", she said.
  • Red Sox to play prospect Devers against Hernandez

    Red Sox to play prospect Devers against Hernandez

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    Nunez is expected to join the club Friday when the Sox return to Fenway Park to open a 10-game homestand. Josh Harrison singled twice for the Pirates, who fell behind 9-0 and couldn't recover. Valencia was lifted for pinch runner Danny Espinosa , making his Mariners debut. Kimbrel struck out Cano and Nelson Cruz , the Nos. Kimbrel then struck out Haniger to end the inning.
  • Thursday marks 64 years since Korean War armistice

    Thursday marks 64 years since Korean War armistice

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    North Korea has experienced other significant droughts (2012 and 2014) and floods (2006, 2007, 2012 and 2016) that affected food supplies but did not lead to widespread starvation. A missile test is expected on or around July 27, the 64th anniversary of the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement, as North Korea has a tendency to mark major events with provocative acts and displays of power.
  • Hillary Book Doubles-Down on Russia, Comey Excuses for Loss

    Hillary Book Doubles-Down on Russia, Comey Excuses for Loss

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    Clinton's previous works include the 2003 memoir " Living History ", published while she was a USA senator from NY, and a book about her years as secretary of state, " Hard Choices ", which came out in 2014 as she prepared to launch her presidential candidacy.
  • Father accused of abandoning infant in parking lot, child in critical condition

    Father accused of abandoning infant in parking lot, child in critical condition

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    When he drives away, a auto seat is seen left on the ground. First responded took the infant to North Bay Medical Center for observation, but he was later life flighted to another hospital after medical tests revealed a condition. "I noticed he had his binky, he was wrapped up in a blanket, he had a diaper on and he appeared to be fine". Wendell Cooper , a witness, said she saw somebody pull up, take the baby out and drive away.
  • Egypt's Sisi Vows Qatar Blockade Will Continue

    Egypt's Sisi Vows Qatar Blockade Will Continue

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    In addition, the text warned that the four nations will continue with the current measures and "possible future measures that might be taken", which they did not specify, unless Doha is "committed to fulfilling all the just demands, which enable the fight against terrorism and maintain security and stability in the region".
  • Swiss chainsaw attacker evades police search

    Swiss chainsaw attacker evades police search

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    On Monday afternoon, police found the Volkswagen minivan with registration plates from Graubuenden that the suspect was believed to be driving. They gave no further details and said police in Schaffhausen would hold a news conference on Wednesday morning.