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Author: 0 Russia-US meeting canceled over sanctions

Ryabkov said that "the situation is not conducive to holding a round of this dialogue". "Of course, we are", he said, as quted by the source, when reporters asked him if Russian Federation was going to respond to the new sanctions imposed by the United States.

People Russian Federation inquiry: I'm under investigation
Author: 0 Russian Federation inquiry: I'm under investigation

Trump appeared to take a subtle swing at Rosenstein during his tweets today, and new reports are saying that the Deputy Attorney General might recuse himself from the Russian Federation probes as well. The latest reports suggest that Trump considered the possibility, though his aides managed to talk him out of it . Trump also red his own lawyer last month for probes by a special counsel and congressional committees.

Author: 0 Bihar Guv Kovind's resignation accepted; Mayawati praises NDA's pick

The leaders of the Opposition will meet on Thursday to decide their candidate. "We were expecting the BJP to announce the name of a neutral person". The NDA, led by the BJP, has 5,37,683 votes and this is including the Shiv Sena . "The (support) decision was taken unanimously by party leaders".

People Philippines launches offensive in Marawi, aims to end battle
Author: 0 Philippines launches offensive in Marawi, aims to end battle

The offensive came amid worry that rebel reinforcements could arrive in the city after Hari Raya Puasa, which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Marine Sergeant Sandy Benitez said he survived a battle that cost 13 other troops their lives by crawling for almost five hours along a short stretch of street while trading fire with snipers, after a rocket-propelled grenade pierced his left foot.

Author: 0 Early returns show tight race in Georgia congressional poll

The 55-year-old Handel is a former Georgia secretary of state who built her professional and political career after leaving an abusive home as a teenager. Voters "are not interested in Hollywood, California coming in and buying this seat", she told Fox News . DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP ) - Returns from absentee and early voting show the tight race that is expected in Georgia's 6th Congressional District , where Republicans are trying to stave off a major upset ahead of the 2018 midterm ...

People 'American Horror Story' Season 7 Adds Arrow's Colton Haynes
Author: 0 'American Horror Story' Season 7 Adds Arrow's Colton Haynes

The series, which is shooting now and will premiere in the fall, is somehow tied to last year's election. Of course, American Horror Story staples Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters will be returning for Season 7 , along with Cheyenne Jackson and Adina Porter, who both had roles in Season 6's Roanoke .

Author: 0 Australia Suspends Airstrikes In Syria After US Downed Jet

The news comes after a US Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane on Sunday. The downing of the jet and Russia's response came as the US-led coalition and allied fighters battle to oust the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group from its Syrian bastion Raqa.

People Auto bombing on government building in Somali capital kills at least 10
Author: 0 Auto bombing on government building in Somali capital kills at least 10

Captain Mohamed Hussein said most of the dead were civilians. A column of white smoke was seen above the capital and some houses were rattled by the blast, DPA news agency reported. Many government officials, wealthy individuals and foreigners drive around Mogadishu with squads of armed bodyguards who are frequently nervy and trigger-happy.

Author: 0 England power to big Women's World Cup warm-up victory

However, after a record-breaking feat in a quadrangular series recently, she is optimistic about India's chances in the mega event. "The conditions there ( South Africa ) are completely different from what we are facing here in England ".

People Korea may get North to co-host Olympic ski events
Author: 0 Korea may get North to co-host Olympic ski events

Do also said consideration is being given to the idea of taking the Olympic torch relay through North Korean cities like Kaesong or Pyongyang, the daily said. However, the country is not known for competing well in Winter Games and was notably absent for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games held in Sochi, Russia. But further talks must be held with the International Olympic Committee because North Korean athletes have not yet qualified for the winter games, he added.

Author: 0 Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military

The Trump administration are likely to cite Obama's failed appeasement policy toward Cuba as a reason for ending the two-year-old approach of engagement, followed by the former president's government. Cuban-American Senator Marco Rubio was instrumental in drafting Trump's changes. "Cuba is an important political topic at the regional level, but it carries little economic weight compared to other issues of interest to Trump", added Torrico, who also coordinates the master's program in ...

People Mattis vents US frustration over North Korea
Author: 0 Mattis vents US frustration over North Korea

Tillerson and Mattis spent most of Wednesday in closed-door meetings with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and General Fang Fenghui of the People's Liberation Army Joint Staff, with the aim of building on diplomatic momentum from the April meeting between Trump and President Xi Jinping in Mar-a-Lago.

People Qatar rejects as baseless terrorism blacklist by four Arab states
Author: 0 Qatar rejects as baseless terrorism blacklist by four Arab states

A declaration of war. The Trump administration has given mixed signals on whether to isolate Qatar or bring it into talks with other Gulf nations. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan late on Thursday ratified two deals on deploying Turkish troops in Qatar and training the Gulf nation's gendarmerie, according to the presidency.

Author: 0 British PM May to meet Sinn Fein, other Northern Ireland parties

The political fallout of the fire, which began late at night and trapped dozens of people in their beds, is also hurting May's Conservatives , who run the local council and have been blamed by the opposition for spending cuts that have starved budgets for building maintenance and safety checks.

People AirAsia named world's best low-priced airline
Author: 0 AirAsia named world's best low-priced airline

Besides the recognition to Thailand's national carrier, another Thai airline - Bangkok Airways - received the award for "world's best regional airline". Budget European airlines also made the cut with Norwegian nabbing the 28th spot, easyJet (41), Iberia (42) and Ryanair (76). An SIA spokesperson said , "While we are not in the business to win awards, we are honoured whenever we receive them".

Author: 0 Queen Outlines UK Government Agenda in Scaled-down Speech

Speaking ahead of Wednesday's Queen's Speech , which will set out a two-year legislative agenda, the prime minister acknowledged that she fell short at the election. Outside the gates of Westminster Palace the outcry over a deadly tower block fire in a deprived estate nestled in one of London's richest boroughs will manifest in a "Day of Rage" protest which blames the incident on social inequality and years of public spending cuts.

People Ex-Obama homeland security chief to face intelligence panel
Author: 0 Ex-Obama homeland security chief to face intelligence panel

Johnson said that action is "pretty uncommon for the intelligence community". In response to revelations about Russia's attempts to hack into state and local elections systems past year, U.S. Russian hackers targeted "election-related systems" in 21 states during the presidential election, an official with the Department of Homeland Security confirmed today in Senate testimony .

Author: 0 Sale strikes out 10 as Red Sox beat Royals

Boyer was lifted after Lorenzo Cain added an insurance run with a single, the second straight night Boston's stingy bullpen has allowed a pair of runs. Travis went 1-for-5 with a double and RBI. Royals: C Salvador Perez got the night off from the starting lineup, though he entered late when the Royals ran for Butera.

People WB govt's absentee employees in hills to face pay cut
Author: 0 WB govt's absentee employees in hills to face pay cut

Internet services remain suspended to stop the spread of rumours that incite violence, and except pharmacies, all other shops, hotels and restaurants remain closed. There were reports of some tea garden workers being beaten up by GJM supporters in Naxalbari area, 65 km from Darjeeling .GJM, however, denied the reports.

Author: 0 White House Says Trump Has 'No Intention' To Fire Special Counsel

Ruddy however, doubled down on the idea, telling NBC in a statement Spicer's statement was "bizarre" and doesn't deny his claim. The White House was quick to dismiss Ruddy's comments. She said Mr Trump was not able to watch much of Mr Sessions' testimony, but he thought Mr Sessions "did a very good job " and was especially "strong" on denying any collusion between Mr Trump's campaign and Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Rizzo hits leadoff HR, Cubs beat Padres 4-0

Marcell Ozuna hit a walkoff, bases-loaded single for the Miami Marlins , who edged the NL East Division-leading Washington Nationals 8-7. "We're in here to win". It was a bad slide. He drove in Tampa Bay's first run with a third-inning single, then capped their scoring with his 16th home run in the fourth. Austin Hedges will get the day off, and Torrens will replace him behind the dish and bat eighth against Cubs' lefty Mike Montgomery .

People Brazil's Temer accused of diverting funds to campaigns
Author: 0 Brazil's Temer accused of diverting funds to campaigns

Temer continues to deny the accusations and refuses to resign. Police submitted the preliminary report to warrant a formal investigation into Temer for "passive corruption" - the act of taking bribes - and give ground to a criminal prosecution.

People New Zealand leader faces questions over alleged secret tapes
Author: 0 New Zealand leader faces questions over alleged secret tapes

Barclay originally rejected allegations about the recording, but conceded last night that English's statement was correct. It's goodbye Todd Barclay see you later. He said Barclay made a statement about the issue on Tuesday which he'd later acknowledged was untrue. "It was the proudest moment of my life to have been elected the MP for Clutha-Southland.

People Pentagon Wastes $28 Million On Afghan Uniforms With The Wrong Camo
Author: 0 Pentagon Wastes $28 Million On Afghan Uniforms With The Wrong Camo

That's insane. This is just simply stupid on its face. "We wasted $28 million of taxpayers" money in the name of fashion, because the defense minister thought that that pattern was pretty. The Defense Department organization overseeing efforts to train and equip Afghan forces supervised selection and design of the new proprietary woodland camouflage pattern without proper testing and assessment, according to the report published Wednesday by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan ...

Author: 0 US fighter jet deal, ship visit show military links to Qatar

Qatar hosts a large air base that serves as a crucial hub for USA military operations in the Middle East . Washington should work to ease tensions between its two friends. " Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism! " he continued later. "Al Udaid offers the USA facilities that are, at the moment, unmatched in the Gulf, and can not simply be replicated elsewhere, at least not overnight, " Ulrichsen said on June 6 in an email.

Author: 0 Coroner examining death of US student released by North Korea

Unresponsive wakefulness is a medical term for persistent vegetative state. Patients in this condition can open their eyes but do not respond to commands. Trump announced Monday that Warmier has died. He arrived in OH on June 13, 2017, after being held for more than 17 months. For months, Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and top aides have staked any progress dealing with North Korea's burgeoning nuclear programme on China's involvement.

People The Syria hotline for U.S. and Russian militaries
Author: 0 The Syria hotline for U.S. and Russian militaries

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which include Arab and Kurdish fighters and are supported with air strikes by a USA -led coalition, began an offensive two weeks ago to seize the northern city from Islamic State , which overran it in 2014.

Author: 0 Offaly man caught up in Brussels terror attack

Investigators are treating the incident as a "terrorist attack", said Erik Van Der Sypt, a spokesman for the federal prosecutor's office. Van Der Sypt also said the bomb the suspect detonated consisted of a suitcase with nails and glass bottles.

People Paul Pisasale Bailed On Assault and Extortion Charges
Author: 0 Paul Pisasale Bailed On Assault and Extortion Charges

He was forced to agree he would not approach worldwide departure points so that he could get bail on charges of extortion and two other counts involving the alleged assault of a woman. The officers arrived at the chambers off South St just before midday. Ipswich City Council learnt about the arrest on Tuesday afternoon. Former Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale has been expelled from the Labor Party.

Author: 0 Handel looks to unify voters after crucial Congressional win

But it could give Republicans a boost in confidence as they struggle to advance health and tax legislation that has been bogged down by infighting and investigations into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation in last year's presidential election.

People Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to fair condition, hospital announces
Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to fair condition, hospital announces

He has required surgery several times since the shooting. Hodgkinson, 66, was shot and killed by police after he opened fire on Congressional Republicans practicing for their annual charity baseball game against Democrats last week. "There was nothing conspicuous about him", Duncan said Wednesday. " He is now listed in fair condition and is beginning an extended period of healing and rehabilitation ".

People US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria
Author: 0 US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

The US-led worldwide coalition later confirmed the incident in a statement , saying the armed drone was downed "after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces" that "were manning an established combat outpost to the northeast of At Tanf where they are training and advising partner ground forces in the fight against ISIS ".

People Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup
Author: 0 Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup

Mexico ended the day as Group A leaders with four points, ahead of Portugal on goal average. However, reports have surfaced that he is "undergoing treatment", and as such will not be taking any questions either regarding the game or his future.

People UK PM May Will Face Leadership Challenge if She Softens Brexit
Author: 0 UK PM May Will Face Leadership Challenge if She Softens Brexit

Normally in the run-up to a Queen's Speech, Westminster watchers wonder how radical the Prime Minister feels like being - and how much political capital they have available to spend. Her MPs are in no doubt of her shortcomings - revealed in full technicolour during the election campaign, and then again last week when she initially failed to meet survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire in the immediate aftermath of the disaster.