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US Senate votes overwhelmingly for tougher Russian sanctions amidst poll meddling probe

US Senate votes overwhelmingly for tougher Russian sanctions amidst poll meddling probe

Rand Paul of Kentucky and Mike Lee of Utah, both Republicans, were the only votes against it - bolsters existing sanctions and would allow Congress to thwart any presidential effort to curtail sanctions without congressional approval. It would impose new sanctions on Russians found to be guilty of human rights abuses, supplying weapons to Syria's government and conduct cyber attacks on behalf of Russia's government, among others.


Dead People in Attack in Southern Afghanistan

Dead People in Attack in Southern Afghanistan

A spokesman for President Ashraf Ghani , Hussien Murtazawi, said the enemy after "facing defeat in the battlefield is now targeting the civilians". In recent weeks, the Taliban have overrun Helmand's key Sangin district, where both British and US troops had fought for years to keep them at bay.


Police officer stabbed at MI airport

Police officer stabbed at MI airport

This March 11, 2005 photo shows Jeff Neville in Goodrich, Mich. Michigan State Police Lt. Mike Shaw said the officer stabbed Wednesday, June 21, 2017 is Lt. Later Wednesday, Canadian police descended on an apartment in eastern Montreal that is connected to the suspect. Police have reportedly raided Ftouhi's apartment in Montreal, where he's lived with his wife and five children for years.



Netflix slugs Aussies with price rise alongside GST tax hike

For months, people have been scrutinizing the new tax structure to see how good (or bad) it is for their respective interests. The government is set to slap a customs duty of at least10% on imported mobile phones under the GST regime as it plans to retain benefits accorded to local manufacturing in line with the ambitious electronics manufacturing and "Make in India " programme.


Other Countries Hate Trump Even More Than We Do

Other Countries Hate Trump Even More Than We Do

Among those countries that saw sharp declines, some are Washington's closest allies in Europe and Asia, including Germany and Japan, as well as neighboring Mexico and Canada. Trump doesn't measure well compared to other world leaders, either. The survey found three-quarters of those surveyed regarded Trump as arrogant, while 65 per cent thought he was intolerant and 62 per cent thought he was risky.


Pope: Christian Life Has Trials, but 'Jesus Does Not Leave Us Alone'

Pope: Christian Life Has Trials, but 'Jesus Does Not Leave Us Alone'

But Christ did promise them that he would always be with them as they faced the trials that were ahead. The Lord still tells people today to never be afraid, the pope said . Pope Francis also raised the martyrdom of Archbishop Teofilius Matulionis of Lithuania as an example. Speaking at his last weekly general audience before taking a short break for the summer, the pope said that Christian men and women are "nonconformist" because they are called to proclaim the Gospel in a world of sin ...