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Trump to Sign Russia Sanctions Bill, White House Says - New York Times
President Trump boarded Air Force One on Friday at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. Credit Tom Brenner/The New York Times. WASHINGTON ? The White House said on Friday night that President Trump would sign legislation imposing sweeping ...

As Venezuela Prepares to Vote, Some Fear an End to Democracy - New York Times
In Caracas this month, Venezuelans voted in an exercise that was organized to show opposition to a new national constituent assembly, which will be elected on Sunday. Credit Meridith Kohut for The New York Times. One by one, the markers of Venezuela's ...

Pakistan ruling party meets to consider PM successor - Washington Post
ISLAMABAD ? The ruling party of deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will choose his successor Saturday, a day after Pakistan's Supreme Court removed the premier from office after finding that he and his family concealed their assets, officials said.
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Iran says US Navy fired warning flares at its vessels - CNN
(CNN) A US Navy aircraft carrier fired warning flares at Iranian vessels in the Persian Gulf, Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said, marking the latest aggressive encounter between the two nations. The US carrier was "unprofessional and ...

Hamburg supermarket attacker 'was known Islamist' - BBC News
The man who killed one person and injured six in a supermarket knife attack in Hamburg was a "known Islamist", police say. "He was known as an Islamist but not a jihadist," police spokesman Andy Grote said, noting that the suspect also suffered from ...

Iran and US Square Up in Gulf Confrontation as Congress Passes New Sanctions Against Islamic Republic - Newsweek
Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Saturday that U.S. Navy vessels approached their patrol boats in the Persian Gulf in what it described as a provocation, at a time when tensions between the two countries are high, following new U.S. sanctions that have ...

Mattis appalled by Trump tweets announcing transgender ban: report - The Hill
Defense Secretary James Mattis was caught off guard by President Trump's announcement that he was banning transgender people from serving in the military, according to a New York Times report. Mattis, who was on vacation at the time of Trump's decision ...

Sri Lanka signs $1.1 billion China port deal amid local, foreign concerns - Reuters
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka signed a long delayed $1.1 billion deal on Saturday to lease its southern Hambantota port to China ignoring an appeal by opposition parties to debate the pact in parliament. The deal was signed between the two state firms ...

A 14-Year-Old Girl Was Raped Twice In One Night In Separate Attacks At A British Train Station - BuzzFeed News
Police said the girl was first assaulted inside Birmingham's Witton station ? then again in a car she had flagged down for help. Posted on July 28, 2017, at 2:46 p.m.. Claudia Koerner. BuzzFeed News Reporter. Share On facebook Share · Share On vk Share.
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Wife supports Trump; says politician husband has to go - Washington Post
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. ? The wife of a Florida Democratic state prosecutor says she is getting divorced ? in part because she supports President Donald Trump and he doesn't. Lynn Aronberg said in a press release Thursday that she is ?amicably? ...

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