by | July 30, 2017 | 15:54

Maduro called on May 1 for the election of an assembly with the powers to rewrite the country's 1999 constitution. The government banned protests from Friday until Tuesday, raising the likelihood of more violence in volatile Venezuela .

by | July 30, 2017 | 15:49

And then, if our team can't win some people don't even respect basic decencies: PM Modi. He also specifically mentioned the responsibility of citizens towards environment and urged people to use only environment-friendly products during the festive seasons.

by | July 30, 2017 | 15:35

If rain stays away, England can well beat South Africa in the third Test at The Oval . Earlier, Toby Roland-Jones (5-57) became just the sixth England cricketer to take five or more wickets in their debut bowling innings in Test cricket as SA were dismissed for 175 in reply to the hosts' 353.

by | July 30, 2017 | 14:16

The day before The New Yorker article was published, Scaramucci posted a tweet , which he later deleted, where he tagged Priebus and wrote that he would be contacting the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice to investigate leaking .

by | July 30, 2017 | 13:41

Gonda said four members of the Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team (BPAT) who were guarding the house of Vice Mayor Parojinog allegedly resisted the police raiders and were also killed. Espinosa, an alleged drug lord in Eastern Visayas, was set to name politicians and lawmen linked to the illegal drug trade before his death. Mayor Parojinog was one of the local government officials named in Duterte's narco-list.

by | July 30, 2017 | 13:21

Unfortunately, but perhaps characteristically for the Trump administration , Kelly has responded to Washington by attacking it. There are at least two dozens RNC staffers in the executive office of the president, working in communications, research and scheduling.

by | July 30, 2017 | 12:54

Mitch M, go to 51 Votes NOW and WIN. The amendment was a last resort for Senate Republicans to pass something - anything - to trigger negotiations with the House. But shortly afterward, his words received varied responses from three GOP senators who had insisted on a clear commitment from Ryan. And it was McCain who put an end to the partisan repeal effort.

by | July 30, 2017 | 12:53

In a tweet late Friday, Trump tweeted that Kelly "has been a true star of my administration". President Donald Trump announced the staff shakeup in a Friday tweet . Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein even recommended Comey's dismissal in a memo to the President. US President Donald Trump speaks witih Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly (R) during the US Coast Guard Academy Commencemnet Ceremony in New London, Connecticut, May 17, 2017.

by | July 30, 2017 | 12:49

Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi administered the Oath of Office and Secrecy at a hurriedly-organized event at the Raj Bhavan as JD-(U) supporters shouted " Nitish Kumar Zindabad". In the erstwhile JD (U)-BJP government, he served as the Minister for Road Construction and Tourism. While Lalu said Nitish had "backstabbed" the people of Bihar, Nitish had said that it was becoming impossible for him to operate under the current circumstances.

by | July 30, 2017 | 12:32

We are living like a family. Just see how we respect each other. Suresh, in whose constituency the resort is located in Bidadi, said, "We are taking care of the MLAs". Congress has 57 legislators therefore BJP can not even dream of winning the third seat. The three MLAs may also be moved to Kodagu. In the 182-member Gujarat Assembly, the strength of the Congress has gone down to 51 from 57, following the resignations of six MLAs.

by | July 30, 2017 | 12:26

Sources said the body found at Geidam had gunshot wounds which suggest that the victim must have walked over a long distance before succumbing to death. "We commend you and the government appreciates what you are doing; even to work in Maiduguri requires courage". There was no indication of where the video was shot but Magumeri is some 50km by road northwest of Maiduguri .

by | July 30, 2017 | 12:23

The 34-year-old attacker "was critically injured in a shootout with police officers as he left the disco, and later succumbed to his wounds in hospital", police said. Special forces as well as a helicopter were on the scene, which is in an industrial area of the lakeside city on the Swiss border. A police spokesman said: "There were casualties at the shooting".

by | July 30, 2017 | 12:08

A motive for the suspect is not yet known, officials sad Saturday. She said officials next week will consider whether federal prosecutors, who handle terrorism cases in Germany , should take over the case. Hamburg's mayor said that the man had apparently sought shelter in Germany and that authorities had been unable to deport him because he had no papers.

by | July 30, 2017 | 11:06

No arrests have been made, but the investigation is ongoing, police said. No charges have been filed. For the second time in two days, a child left alone in a hot vehicle has died in Phoenix, the city's Fire Department said Saturday. These include instances where a child has been forgotten in a vehicle, accidentally locks themselves in a auto or trunk, or, in a small number of cases, when a child has been intentionally left in a auto.

by | July 30, 2017 | 10:58

Abbasi is set to be rubber-stamped as placeholder in a parliamentary vote, with Sharif's ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) commanding a majority in the 342-seat house. Raja Zafarul Haq says Abbasi's name for next prime minister was approved by lawmakers from the Pakistan Muslim League party at Saturday's meeting, also attended by Sharif.

by | July 30, 2017 | 10:55

The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants was not known immediately as the search operation was still in progress, the official said. A police officer said that the cordon was laid on basis of the specific inputs about militant presence.

by | July 30, 2017 | 10:43

Here's a look at the five top moments on the Senate floor early Friday during a vote on a " skinny repeal " bill to scrap key components of Obamacare . Re: "In overnight vote, Cory Gardner backs failed "skinny repeal" of Affordable Care Act," July 28 news story. "I don't know what's in it still", said Sen.

by | July 30, 2017 | 10:33

Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME - voted no. " Skinny repeal fell short because it fell short of our promise to repeal & replace Obamacare w/ meaningful reform", McCain wrote on Twitter . The bill was eventually voted down by 51 votes to 49 in the Republican-dominated Senate. President Obama has been relatively quiet on the healthcare front, though last month, he made a statement in opposition of the "fundamental meanness" of the Senate's bill.

by | July 30, 2017 | 10:29

He did not speak with reporters when he left. Senator Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said she hoped a showdown with Mr Manafort could be averted. appeared at today's hearing, it would not have been prematurely shut down". "And, so, if he feels he can't come and he's willing to negotiate in good faith there are other accommodations that can be made for him".

by | July 30, 2017 | 10:05

MomsRising advocates for access to healthy food for all kids, health care for all, earned sick days, and breastfeeding rights so that all children can have a healthy start. Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer of NY, minority leader, stressed that Democrats had been "locked out" of the recent health care debate and he warned that the Republican plan will "certainly mean drastic cuts" in Medicaid and would cause many to lose health care insurance.

by | July 30, 2017 | 09:39

Right now, I have no reason to believe that Mueller is compromised. Many Republicans on Capitol Hill are praying President Trump doesn't brashly fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions or special counsel Robert Mueller , who's heading up the Trump campaign-Russia investigation.

by | July 30, 2017 | 09:25

Meanwhile a Palestinian hospital official said a Palestinian man injured in clashes with Israeli troops earlier this week has died of his injuries. The Palestinian Red Crescent said as many as 120 Palestinians were hurt as a result, including some by rubber bullets and beatings.

by | July 30, 2017 | 07:54

For the last seven years, the pledge to repeal President Barack Obama's signature health care law has been at the core of Republican campaign messaging, helping the party to win back the House, then the Senate and, in part, the White House .

by | July 30, 2017 | 07:42

Hand arrived at Alabama as a prized, five-star recruit in 2014, rated the No. 1 overall prospect from that recruiting class by Hand is expected to be a valuable member of Alabama's defensive line this year. The Crimson Tide open the season against Florida State , which could be the first-ever matchup between a No. 1 and No. 2 team to begin the season.

by | July 30, 2017 | 07:42

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday slammed what he called "anti-Russian hysteria" in Washington and said that Russia could not "endlessly tolerate this kind of insolence". In the end, it was passed by both chambers overwhelmingly. "It's very sad that U.S". The U.S. Senate approved a new package of stiff financial sanctions Friday against Russia, Iran and North Korea and sent it to President Donald Trump to sign.

by | July 30, 2017 | 06:41

But Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is just not going to do it for legislative matters. Some Republican senators had been concerned that the House would simply pass McConnell's "skinny bill" and send it to Trump. The status quo is pretty good. Trump has also complained that three Republican senators voted with Democrats to block the way. Trump also stated that he "said from the beginning, let Obamacare implode and then do it".

by | July 30, 2017 | 06:41

In a statement, Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., pointedly said "the House delivered a bill" and said he was "disappointed and frustrated". New, because it's his latest comment on health care. I talked to Senator Mike Rounds last night. He joined Rep. Susan Collins , R-ME, and Rep. Lisa Murkowski , R-AK, in siding with the Democrats. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota voted "no", but others have said they won't participate in the health care debate anymore until they ...

by | July 30, 2017 | 06:38

Shorten said at the time that having an Australian head of state would not diminish Australia's respect for the Queen, who is aged 91. The 50-year-old added: "If the yes vote prevails - and I'm optimistic it will - then we can consider how that head of state is chosen".

by | July 30, 2017 | 06:22

Trump acknowledged at the time that "parts of health care could pass at 51" votes - as the GOP's "skinny repeal" bill could have. It was a stunning failure for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), who was tasked with crafting legislation that would attract at least 50 Republican votes.

by | July 30, 2017 | 05:21

France coach Olivier Echouafni came out and said England "would not want to play France" - an understandable claim given the Lionesses have not beaten them since 1974, including defeats at each of the last three major tournaments. "We've got closer and closer to them and now we're right there with them - it's going to be a great match". The goal haul of 10 from three matches is twice as many as any other team at the tournament and they conceded their only goal in Thursday night's 2-1 win ...

by | July 30, 2017 | 05:12

The House had already passed the bill with a vote of 419-3. Republican leaders in the House pushed to add North Korea sanctions to the legislation last week. While Paul had earlier said the USA needed to improve cyber security to fight cyber attacks from Russian Federation and China, Sen. The U.S. ambassador to Russian Federation has expressed his "strong disappointment and protest" to Russian Federation after it seized two American facilities and called on the remove some of ...

by | July 30, 2017 | 05:08

Trump would be wise to set aside his ego, at least for a moment, and avoid the humiliation of a veto override on an important foreign-policy bill. Members of both parties have grown concerned about Trump's eagerness to befriend Putin despite strong evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 election and multiple investigations into alleged links between Trump associates and the Kremlin.

by | July 30, 2017 | 05:03

If he opts for a veto, the bill can become law anyway if two-thirds of both the House and Senate vote for an override. INSKEEP: Oh. So this is, in a way, mirroring these sanctions that were imposed on Russia by President Obama back in December - right? - when he also closed some diplomatic facilities and threw some Russian diplomats out of the country.

by | July 30, 2017 | 04:57

Signing the bill into law will send an inexperienced and undisciplined White House into an escalating confrontation with Russian Federation at a time when safeguards to reduce tensions have eroded and domestic pressure in both countries will make it hard to reverse course.

by | July 30, 2017 | 04:46

General Kelly will remain Homeland Security Secretary until Monday. Spicer, who resigned his position last week, took issue with Lee's claim, tweeting Saturday, "Not only is this wrong, it's offensive on multiple levels". Ball used to go by the Twitter handle @ MrsAScaramucci but, according to reports , she deleted her account after her husband was appointed as White House communications director.