Archive for August 3rd, 2017

Trump signs ‘flawed’ Russia sanctions, rips Congress

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

President Trump grudgingly signed legislation toughening sanctions on Russia over its interference in the 2016 election, but ripped into the law and mocked its authors. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Michelle Carter sentenced for texts urging suicide of Conrad Roy

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Michelle Carter will serve 15 months behind bars for encouraging her boyfriend’s suicide. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

Trump endorses bill that would slash legal immigration

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

He said that the bill shows “compassion” to struggling American families and that it would “give American workers a pay raise by reducing unskilled immigration.” Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

US sanctions are ‘trade war’ on Russia, says PM Medvedev

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev also says the US sanctions end hopes for improving bilateral relations. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

Lawyer wants Trump’s testimony in ‘fake news’ suit against Fox

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

The lawyer for Rod Wheeler, who is suing Fox News over its use of allegedly invented quotes in a news story, said he will seek to depose President Trump and Sean Spicer to question them over their roles in the affair. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Receptionist dead after blast hits Minneapolis school

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

A 47-year-old woman was killed and the janitor is missing feared dead after the Minneapolis blast. Read more BBC News – US & Canada