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World Federal Bureau of Investigation raids President Trump's former campaign manager's home in Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation raids President Trump's former campaign manager's home in Russian Federation probe

Manafort's residences", a spokesperson for Manafort said Wednesday. "I've always found Paul Manafort to be a very decent man". After his home is raided by FBI, Trump's ... "It appears the Search Warrant here was obtained by a gross abuse of the judicial process by the Special Counsel's office". "Paul is girding himself for a long legal battle", Jason Maloni told Business Insider .

World India wins the toss ahead of 3rd test against Sri Lanka
Author: 0 India wins the toss ahead of 3rd test against Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's most penetrative bowlers are all out nursing injuries, and India have used the chance to beef up their averages. So even if they achieve it against an "in transition" Sri Lankan side, it would be a creditable feat still. Sri Lanka have been hammered by injuries and will have to do without both Nuwan Pradeep and Rangana Herath in the final test against India in Pallekele .

World Kenyatta re-elected as president of Kenya
Author: 0 Kenyatta re-elected as president of Kenya

While veteran opposition leader Odinga, 72, also claimed polls in 2013 were stolen from him, he took his grievances to the courts and ended up accepting his loss. "We have seen disputed elections in places like the U.S., but so long as the process is, by and large, they have been carried out in a transparent and credible way, politicians should accept the result in a statesmanlike manner".

World South Africa's Zuma survives vote to oust him
Author: 0 South Africa's Zuma survives vote to oust him

Experts say that the process only reveals the cracks within the ANC party and the increasing number of MPs who are against Zuma. Opposition parties have lobbied for months for an anonymous no-confidence vote to provide cover to disgruntled members of Zuma's African National Congress who may fear coming out against their leader in an open ballot.

Author: 0 Immigration proposal could be problematic

David Perdue of Georgia and Tom Cotton of Arkansas that would dramatically change immigration policy in the United States. Their plan is badly flawed, but that's partly beside the point - because it has little chance of ever being enacted. You might consider, for starters, the enormous demand for low-skilled workers, which could well go unmet as the baby boom generation ages out of the labor force, eroding the labor supply.

World Country music legend Glen Campbell dies at 81
Author: 0 Country music legend Glen Campbell dies at 81

Glen Campbell's official biography says the multi-hit song writer was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease shortly after releasing his 2011 album, "Ghost on the Canvas". Quite simply, the world lost an wonderful artist with a golden voice today. On Tuesday night, Variety published a stirring editorial from a heartbroken Jimmy Webb , who remembered his friend and frequent collaborator Glen Campbell , just hours after the latter's death was announced.

World Trade, diplomatic ties of India, China intact
Author: 0 Trade, diplomatic ties of India, China intact

The Doklam standoff on the tri-junction of India , China and Bhutan is well into its second month and Beijing continues with its hardline position and refuses to negotiate on equitable terms. Certainly, it will cause tensions to rise, and they might not settle down until the up-coming BRICS summit that both Xi and Modi are expected to attend on September 3-4.

World Obama urges calm ahead of Kenyan vote
Author: 0 Obama urges calm ahead of Kenyan vote

Kenya is a poor country. Unrest is not a foregone conclusion, but events in the run-up to the election have cast doubt on the process. Given his age, this is probably Odinga's last crack at the top job. That project was built by a Chinese company, part of a growing partnership with China under Kenyatta. Kenya is one of east Africa's leading economies and the main trading hub in the region.

Author: 0 Got more than needed votes to win RS seat: Congress

State BJP president Jitubhai Vaghani, party's state in-charge Bhupendra Yadav and Minister of State for Home Pradeepsinh Jadeja and other leaders met Shah in the morning for the Rajya Sabha elections of August 8, party sources said .

Author: 0 A step back for same sex marriage in Australia?

If the plebiscite bill goes down in the Senate - likely to happen this week - the government will hand over responsibility to the ABS and the supporting AEC officers to make announcements about timetables, logistics, and by what date people need to enrol.

World Women's British Open: Kim In-kyung extends lead to six shots
Author: 0 Women's British Open: Kim In-kyung extends lead to six shots

Unable to defend her title a year ago at Woburn due to injury, the seven-time major champion took advantage of lovely morning conditions to record her lowest round in a grand slam event. Wie has played some of her best golf this year. Wie's best result in the British Open was a tie for third on her debut as a 15-year-old at Royal Birkdale in 2005.

World Venkaiah Naidu on being elected Vice President
Author: 0 Venkaiah Naidu on being elected Vice President

Fourteen MPs were no show at the Saturday polling. Voting for the vice presidential election 2017 ended with 98.21% of members of Parliament exercising their franchise. Naidu will succeed Vice-President Hamid Ansari who will demit office on August 10. His father, too, passed away early and he was raised by his maternal uncles.

World Vatican calls for suspension of Venezuela's Constituent Assembly
Author: 0 Vatican calls for suspension of Venezuela's Constituent Assembly

Chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega had asked a local court to halt the inauguration. "I denounce this arbitrary act before the national and worldwide community". Venezuela's controversial "Constituent Assembly", a new legislative body with supreme powers packed with supporters of President Nicolas Maduro , began its first session in Caracas on Friday.

World China: Restraint on Doklam not unlimited
Author: 0 China: Restraint on Doklam not unlimited

A day before the G20 summit was supposed to begin in Hamburg, Germany, China dismissed the prospect of a meeting between Chinese president Xi Jinping and PM Narendra Modi , saying the "atmosphere is not right for a bilateral meeting". JeM chief Azhar had been involved in carrying out terror activities against India , and this was a well-known fact, said external affairs ministry spokesperson Baglay.

Author: 0 Democrats Lay Down Conditions For US Tax Reform Support

But Trump could well become incensed by news stories praising Kelly for bringing order to the White House. But others blame the president for the legislative stalemate. "Ultimately, we have to put incentives in place to get that growth rate up", McConnell said. Lowering taxes and simplifying arcane tax codes should unite red-blooded Republicans like no other issue, but they will run into the same obstacles coalescing around a plan as with replacing Obamacare - reforming Medicaid ...

World Insurers want to increase premiums by 30 percent or more
Author: 0 Insurers want to increase premiums by 30 percent or more

Read my full story here . Senators from Maine , North Dakota, Alaska, Tennessee , Wisconsin - and even Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have recognized that it's important to stabilize the marketplaces and that means making sure cost sharing reduction payments are made.

Author: 0 Trump Bashes Hillary, Sparks 'Lock Her Up' Chant at West Virginia Rally

In 2015 he switched to the Democratic Party, but before that Justice was a Republican. "And there's no good spin to it". "Today, I will tell you with lots of prayers, and lots of thinking: Today, I tell you as West Virginians, I can't help you anymore being a Democrat governor".

Author: 0 Jeff Flake: 'I'll Take the Globalist Moniker, Thank You'

But they couldn't get 50 votes to do that last week. The White House insists on cutting the corporate rate to 15 percent, while House Republicans favor 20 percent. Do you agree with critics who say Assembly Minority Leader Chad Mayes, R-Rancho Mirage, failed to take a principled stand against Gov. "The president is somebody who absolutely is an asset when it comes to fundraising", RNC chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel said.

World US begins Russia drawdown after Kremlin retaliates for sanctions
Author: 0 US begins Russia drawdown after Kremlin retaliates for sanctions

And it is logical: who will these visas , if people are not? In addition to forcing the diplomatic staff to move, Russian Federation is placing two U.S. Russia's foreign ministry on Friday struck preemptively by ordering Washington to reduce its diplomatic presence to 455 by September 1 to match the size of Russia's missions in the US.

World Venezuela Officials Deny Controversial Election Results 'Manipulated'
Author: 0 Venezuela Officials Deny Controversial Election Results 'Manipulated'

Significantly, the opposition had held an unofficial referendum on July 16 in which it said 7.6 million Venezuelans voted against the new assembly - just under the level of support the government claimed to have received last Sunday. He had been convicted of instigating violence during protests against Maduro in 2014 that left 43 people dead. "It's important for the country to know the reach of this fraud and if it constitutes a crime".

World Fact check on Trump's tweets regarding Obamacare, stock market
Author: 0 Fact check on Trump's tweets regarding Obamacare, stock market

KLIFF: Yeah, so he's talking about two things. "A first critical step ... is to fully fund CSRs (cost-sharing reduction payments) for the remainder of calendar year 2017 through 2018". "We'll see [the number of] people who are uninsured, or functionally uninsured, go way, way up", he adds. And this is after some of the advertising was pulled.

World Springfield's 6th Annual National Night Out
Author: 0 Springfield's 6th Annual National Night Out

The event will coincide with the police department's kickoff of a bicycle registration program. Tiffany Shellenberg, who lives in the neighborhood, said the event helps to raise awareness for everyone in the community, teaching them that police officers are not bad people.

World AP Glance: Venezuela opposition leaders targeted by state
Author: 0 AP Glance: Venezuela opposition leaders targeted by state

Venezuela's Sunday election, which granted Maduro power to rewrite the nation's constitution, and basically turned the country into a one-party state has been condemned by the civilized world. "He is now a dictator", said McMaster, adding that Maduro has joined "a very exclusive club", that includes Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, who have all been sanctioned by Washington.

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