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US Senate votes near unanimously for new Russia, Iran sanctions

US Senate votes near unanimously for new Russia, Iran sanctions

Included with the bill is a significant Russia sanctions amendment , the Countering Russian Influence in Europe and Eurasia Act of 2017 , which would expand USA primary and secondary sanctions for Russia and limit the President's ability to ease existing sanctions.



Britain says Brexit talks to start Monday

Though on the surface, Thursday's meeting with Northern Irish parties is aimed at breaking the logjam in forming a new cross-party regional government in the province, May needs broader acceptance of a Conservative-DUP deal. Brexit is another complicating factor in the mix. DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds, in Downing Street for talks with Mrs May on restoring powersharing in Northern Ireland , refused to be drawn on how the negotiations were progressing.



Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller

But both appearances, however, are being overshadowed by Sessions' public appearance at a Senate intelligence committee hearing. Burr says the committee staff met with Johnson on Monday. And so that's what I would do - if there were good cause, I would consider it. "If there were not good cause it wouldn't matter what anyone said".



Police Launch Criminal Inquiry into Grenfell Tower Blaze

Met police commander Stuart Cundy told a media briefing Friday that 30 people were known to have died, including one person who died in hospital after being rescued. Some desperate residents pleaded to speak to the queen and her grandson about their plight and the fate of missing children as they left the site, with William promising he would return.



Trump announces new restrictions on Cuba travel, business

He will not cut off recently resumed direct US-Cuba commercial flights or cruise-ship travel. But it also reiterated "its willingness to continue the respectful dialogue and cooperation". The president added that his administration will expose the crimes of the Castro regime. Worldwide media had already speculated on a potential tightening - and in some instances a full u-turn - of the more relaxed diplomatic stance between the two countries began by former US President Barack Obama ...



Thirty confirmed dead in Grenfell Tower blaze as fury grows among survivors

The protesters chanted "We want justice" and "bring them out". Of the 17 victims found by emergency services so far, six were outside the tower, while it has not yet been deemed safe enough to recover the 11 bodies found inside. Like many other residents she has spent the days following the fire living in temporary shelters with minimal sleep, printing and distributing posters wherever she can.