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The sanctions are a response to claims that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 USA presidential election. The US State Department would not confirm the number of US officials serving at the mission. This measure directly concerns European companies that cooperate with the Russia's Nord Stream-2 pipeline project. "The Americans can not punish German firms because they are conducting business in another country", she said.
  • Macronleaks 2.0: Wikileaks Publishes Over 21000 Macron Campaign Emails

    Macronleaks 2.0: Wikileaks Publishes Over 21000 Macron Campaign Emails

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    The whistle-blowing organization claims the batch of 21,075 emails, dating from March 2009 to April 2017, are uniquely verified through its DKIM system, RT reported. Wikileaks announced the publication of the 21,075 emails on Monday presenting them in the form of a searchable database. Almost 72,000 emails, including 26,506 attachments, were also released to provide context, WikiLeaks said in a statement.
  • Senate says no to 'skinny repeal' healthcare bill version

    Senate says no to 'skinny repeal' healthcare bill version

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    If you want to know what that type healthcare would be like, just look at the British baby boy Charlie Gard who's parents had no say in his healthcare needs. If it does become law, a " death spiral " could begin - which means that without a mandate to buy insurance, younger people who tend to be healthier will drop their insurance, keeping sicker people in the market and then premiums go up because their costs are higher.
  • Putin Outlaws Virtual Private Networks In Russia

    Putin Outlaws Virtual Private Networks In Russia

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    Russian Federation now is cracking down on such users. On Sunday, Russia President Vladimir Putin has enacted a law prohibiting any form of technology that can provide access to websites banned in the country. The world's greatest powers are clamping down on their citizens' access to virtual private networks (VPNs) in efforts to clamp down on what they perceive to be illegal content.
  • China's PMI numbers fall slightly in July

    China's PMI numbers fall slightly in July

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    The country's manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) came in at 51.4 in July, down from 51.7 in June , according to NBS data. The official non-manufacturing PMI came in at 54.5 in July, down from a reading of 54.9 in June. New export sales increased at the second-fastest pace in nearly three years, a sign of robust global demand. The United States and China failed earlier this month to agree on major new steps to reduce the USA trade deficit with China, casting doubt over ...
  • Did Lindsey Graham Just Threaten Trump With Impeachment?

    Did Lindsey Graham Just Threaten Trump With Impeachment?

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    The South Carolina Republican told reporter Manu Raju , that if the President were to fire his Attorney General, there would be "holy hell to pay ". Graham said his bill, which he will introduce next week, will block a president from firing the special counsel without a federal judge's approval if that counsel is investigating the president or his administration, according to The Wall Street Journal .
  • Ocracoke, Hatteras Residents Could Be On Generator Power For Two Weeks

    Ocracoke, Hatteras Residents Could Be On Generator Power For Two Weeks

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    The evacuation order comes at the height of the North Carolina Outer Banks tourist season, when thousands flock to the Atlantic Coast islands' sandy beaches. He said the declaration removes restrictions on weight and the hours of service for fuel, utility and other truck drivers that may be working to deliver supplies and other resources needed to restore power.
  • Former Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio Found Guilty

    Former Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio Found Guilty

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    In her ruling , U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton found Arpaio guilty of criminal contempt of the court for willfully violating a federal judge's order. In May 2012, the former sheriff told Fox News, "I'm not going to give it up". Snow issued a permanent order two years later, ruling that Maricopa's handling of people of Latino descent amounted to racial profiling.
  • Grand jury to hear rape allegation against Gareon Conley

    Grand jury to hear rape allegation against Gareon Conley

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    No charges will be brought against Oakland Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley , a first-round pick who was accused of sexual assault by a woman just before the National Football League draft. Lawyer Kevin Spellacy says client Gareon Conley trusted, participated in legal system. Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said in May that he was confident Conley will be cleared of the rape allegation.
  • Downing Street backs Philip Hammond as he softens stance on Brexit again

    Downing Street backs Philip Hammond as he softens stance on Brexit again

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    The UK will not become a tax haven that undercuts its European rivals post-Brexit, said the Chancellor Philip Hammond as rumours surfaced of Cabinet fighting and chaos. Separately, Hammond also denied that he wanted to turn the United Kingdom into a deregulated, low-tax economy, telling France's Le Monde: "I often hear it said that Britain is considering participating in unfair competition in regulation and tax".
  • Starbucks to close all Teavana locations

    Starbucks to close all Teavana locations

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    Now under full American ownership, the Chinese operation will be easier to co-ordinate as a single entity as Starbucks brings formats such as its ultra-premium Starbucks Reserve roastery to Shanghai-its first location outside America. Both deals are set to close by early 2018. A cup of coffee rests on a counter at a Starbucks coffeehouse in Austin, Texas, US. Today, with more than 25,000 stores around the globe, Starbucks is the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the ...