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Lawmakers urge reversal after financier says visa revoked

Lawmakers urge reversal after financier says visa revoked

His death prompted Browder to work with the US Congress to pass the Magnitsky Act , which levied targeted sanctions against powerful players in Russian Federation. Browder, a British citizen, was put on the Interpol wanted list this past weekend, according to the Guardian . Interpol did not return a request for comment.


Tillerson visits Baghdad focusing on final battles to defeat IS

Tillerson visits Baghdad focusing on final battles to defeat IS

The Kurdistan Regional Government has already welcomed a statement from the US State Department on Friday that called on Baghdad and Erbil to coordinate their movements in the disputed areas and to begin dialogue. Foreign fighters in Iraq " need to go home and allow the Iraqi people to regain control ", the secretary of state said, amid U.S. efforts to contain Tehran's growing presence in the region.


Juncker says 'nothing is true' about leaks of dinner with Theresa May

Juncker says 'nothing is true' about leaks of dinner with Theresa May

The prime minister's former chief of staff, Nick Timothy, has laid the blame for the highly unflattering account at the feet of Martin Selmayr , who acts as Juncker's right-hand man and has been variously described as "Darth Vader", "Rasputin", and "The Monster".


Weather Service Issues Storm Advisory, Tornado Watch for Moore County

Weather Service Issues Storm Advisory, Tornado Watch for Moore County

Widespread heavy rain is occurring west of the Blue Ridge with localized flooding and very poor driving conditions, the weather service stated. The storms could bring gusts of wind as strong as 40 miles per hour, according to an alert issued shortly after 7 p.m.by the National Weather Service.


Joint Chiefs Chairman gives timeline of Niger ambush

Joint Chiefs Chairman gives timeline of Niger ambush

During the Pentagon briefing Monday, Dunford clarified that the U.S. troops requested additional support about an hour after the firefight began. There are 800 USA troops in Niger, and more than 6,000 forces in 53 countries throughout Africa.