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President Trump ready to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill, Moscow retaliates

President Trump ready to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill, Moscow retaliates

America and Europe are still trying to exert pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin over the Ukraine crisis, and won't welcome warmer ties between Moscow and Athens. Weiss suggested that Trump's low approval ratings at home, his tendency to alienate North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies such as Germany and his inability to pass domestic legislation all contribute to a Russian perception that he is weakening the United States.


Honolulu bans pedestrians from checking phones while crossing streets

Honolulu bans pedestrians from checking phones while crossing streets

People calling emergency services are exempt from the penalty and fines increase with the matter of times pedestrians have been caught looking at their smartphones or devices in the past. "The goal of this ordinance is to regulate the use of mobile electronic devices by certain persons". Between the years 2000 and 2011, distracted walking incidents involving mobile phones accounted for more than 11,100 injuries in the United States, according to the US National Safety Council .


Israeli Soldier Who Killed Wounded Palestinian Attacker Loses Appeal

Israeli Soldier Who Killed Wounded Palestinian Attacker Loses Appeal

Sgt. Elor Azaria , an army combat medic, was recorded on a cellphone video as he fatally shot a badly wounded Palestinian who had previously attacked a soldier with a knife, wounding him. But Rivlin and Lieberman, the defense minister, urged the Azaria family to ask Israel's top general, Gadi Eizenkot, for a pardon instead. "This is not an easy day, but this is the verdict and the court must be respected", Lieberman said.


Police Condemn Trump for Speech 'Condoning Law Enforcement Brutality'

Police Condemn Trump for Speech 'Condoning Law Enforcement Brutality'

Police departments across the United States have been accused countless times over the years of using excessive force against suspected criminals, particularly when those suspects are black. The Gainesville Police Department, and an officer in the department, also tweeted condemnations of the remarks. Trump said that his administration would support the police like no one in the past.


Reince Priebus: Trump 'wanted to go a different direction'

Reince Priebus: Trump 'wanted to go a different direction'

However, Kelly is now Trump's Homeland Security secretary, which would create a crucial vacancy. Kelly has formed a bond with the president over recent months that was fortified when he aggressively defended the travel ban policy and has only grown stronger since then, with Trump telling aides that he sees Kelly as someone who dutifully follows through on his agenda and does not ever cause him problems, according to two White House officials.


Two days in Phoenix, two babies dead in hot cars

Two days in Phoenix, two babies dead in hot cars

The mother found the child, who was pronounced dead the scene, fire Capt. Larry Subervi said in a statement. Police said the father did not know the child was in the back of the auto until he got to the church. Emergency personnel were called to the scene, a residential cul-de-sac near 44th Street and Greenway Road, at around 4pm. The boy was in the care of his grandparents at the time, the Republic reported .