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Meghan McCain shares photo of hike with John McCain

Meghan McCain shares photo of hike with John McCain

Ted Kennedy of MA, who returned to the Senate in July 2008 while battling brain cancer to vote on Medicare legislation, his dramatic entry in the chamber eliciting cheers and applause. After an earlier version was poised to fail, he called on McConnell to reopen the process with a bipartisan approach, advice the majority leader ignored.



Israel removes controversial metal detectors from Jerusalem holy site

Ikrema Sabri, head of the Supreme Islamic Committee, said that even after Israel removed metal detectors from the site more steps were required to restore calm. "It is extremely important that a solution to the current crisis be found by Friday this week", the envoy, Nickolay Mladenov, said after briefing the UN Security Council, which met to discuss how to defuse the tension on Monday.


Senate Judiciary Committee withdraws Paul Manafort subpoena

Senate Judiciary Committee withdraws Paul Manafort subpoena

Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said in a joint statement Tuesday that they were ultimately not able to accommodate Manafort's request to provide to Congress only a single transcribed interview that would not be shared with the Judicary Committee.


White House hails Israel for removing holy site metal detectors

White House hails Israel for removing holy site metal detectors

This would include "advanced technologies", reportedly sophisticated cameras, and additional police deployments. "Israel has removed the recently installed magnetometers and cameras, despite the demonstrated need to enhance security at the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif in the wake of the murder of two Israeli police officers at the site on July 14", spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement.


No transgender people will serve in USA military

No transgender people will serve in USA military

Trump has announced he will not allow transgender people to serve in the us military . Under the policy announced in July 2016, those troops were allowed to serve openly. Trump tweeted that he consulted with generals and military experts before making the decision. Trump's pronouncement reverses an Obama administration policy announced a year ago.


European Commission keeps door open to sanctions on Poland

European Commission keeps door open to sanctions on Poland

The EC recommends against the dismissal or forced retirement of Polish Supreme Court judges as a step that would "seriously aggravate the systemic threat to the rule of law". Timmermans said that the commission would send a letter of formal notice to Poland as soon the law is published. The Commission's statement was the latest development in a showdown between Brussels and Warsaw over the ruling Law and Justice party's plans to overhaul the justice system.