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US Senate passes new Russia sanctions

The amendment was crafted by Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tennessee), Ranking Member Ben Cardin (D-Maryland), and Senate Banking Committee Ranking Member Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio). The U.S. intelligence community concluded in a January report that Putin ordered an influence campaign meant to hurt Democrat Hillary Clinton and help Trump's chances of winning.



58 presumed dead in London tower fire

The new figure of 58 includes the 30 that had already been announced. May was rushed away from a meeting with residents on Friday under heavy police guard as protesters shouted "Shame on you" and hundreds stormed a local town hall calling for justice.



Grenfell Tower: 58 people are missing and presumed dead after London fire

There have been demands for answers as to how the blaze was able to engulf the 24-storey building, trapping many on the upper floors, along with complaints that not enough was being done to provide assistance for people left homeless or information about those still missing.



Newt Gingrich: Trump Cannot Obstruct Justice

New Gingrich's views on obstruction of justice are a wee bit divergent from when his role as the Speaker of the House was LEADING the charge against President Bill Clinton and VOTING to impeach Clinton for articles of impeachment that included, among other things, an obstruction of justice charge.



President Trump to re-institute travel restrictions to Cuba

One official said the difference was that Trump had specifically promised to take action on Cuba to a rally of the Cuban diaspora a year ago in Florida, a state which Trump won. This will essentially shield US airlines and cruise-ship companies now serving the island. Marco Rubio , considered a key participant in the decision-making.


Putin Offers Political Asylum To James Comey, Citing Potential Prosecution In US

Putin Offers Political Asylum To James Comey, Citing Potential Prosecution In US

US legal experts have said that Comey's action did not violate any laws. "Thank God, this is something, this is good", Putin said. He said he doesn't want to give details about his family for fear of hurting their privacy. He also accused the USA of meddling elsewhere. "These questions are not staged", Mr. Putin responded. While it was not clear if Putin's offer was serious or not, many justifiably considered it a joke , give the prominent role Russian Federation is playing in ...