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Trump administration declines to apply new Russia sanctions, for now

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WASHINGTON: The Trump administration said on Monday it would not immediately impose additional sanctions on Russia under a new law designed to punish Moscow’s alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, insisting the measure was already hitting Russian companies.

“Today, we have informed Congress that this legislation and its implementation are deterring Russian defense sales,” State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement. “Since the enactment of the … legislation, we estimate that foreign governments have abandoned planned or announced purchases of several billion dollars in Russian defense acquisitions.”

The administration faced a deadline on Monday to impose sanctions on anyone determined to conduct significant business with Russian defense and intelligence sectors, already sanctioned for their alleged role in the election.

But citing long time frames associated with major defense deals, Nauert said it was too soon to tell how effective the law had been, so it was better to wait to impose those sanctions.

“From that perspective, if the law is working, sanctions on specific entities or individuals will not need to be imposed because the legislation is, in fact, serving as a deterrent,” she said in a statement.

President Donald Trump’s administration also did not make public reports required by Monday under the bill he reluctantly signed into law on Aug. 2, just six months into his presidency.

The measure, known as the “Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act,” or CAATSA, required the administration to list “oligarchs” close to President Vladimir Putin’s government and issue a report detailing possible consequences of penalizing Russia’s sovereign debt.

REPORTS MAY STAY CLASSIFIED

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The administration said it would release at least some of that information to Congress, but it was not immediately clear whether it would be made public, or kept classified.

Trump, who said he wanted warmer ties with Russia, had opposed the legislation as it made its way through Congress last year. Monday’s deadline was seen as a test of his willingness to crack down on Russia.

Members of Congress, including Democrats and some of Trump’s fellow Republicans, have been clamoring for his administration to use sanctions to punish Moscow for past election interference and prevent future meddling in U.S. polls.

Senator Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, one of the main congressional architects of the sanctions law, said he was not concerned that the administration did not announce sanctions or release all of the required reports on Monday.

 “This is when sanctions season begins, and so they’ll be rolling them out,” he told reporters.
 “We feel pretty good about the process,” Corker said. “They’re rushing the information over to us today, and by the close of business, they’re going to have two of the three, as I understand it. So they’re taking it very seriously.”
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In a milestone move, spilling administration goliath Netflix has revealed its first Mexican reality arrangement, set to bow worldwide on Sept. 28. The truth demonstrate “Made in Mexico” throws a light on Mexico City’s affluent families and their rich ways of life as it trails nine socialites and the expats competing for a spot in their tenuous condition.

The arrangement is created by Love Productions USA, the L.A.- based backup of the Sky-claimed generation organization, with Richard McKerrow, Kevin Bartel and Brandon Panaligan recorded as official makers and Lauren Volonakis and Matthew Moul as co-official makers.

Love USA has a large group of new arrangement with significant systems, link telecasters and OTT players including ABC, Netflix, Discovery Channel, and Nat Geo.

Portrayed as innovators in “one of the world’s most socially lively urban areas where family name is your bond and inheritance is everything,” the cast individuals include:

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· Pepe Díaz, a fruitful 35-year-old business visionary and dance club manager quick to shed his playboy past and begin another life.

· Kitzia Miter, a mold fashioner brought up in Mexico’s high society who goes about as the true mediator of taste and style and a guard who chooses who accesses this world.

· Liz Woodburn, an American sustenance blogger from New York who finds that she should re-scale the social step as she acclimates to her new home in Mexico City with her life partner.

· Columba Díaz, a high design demonstrate who is gotten in an adoration triangle, yet “needs simply to center around her profession and generosity work.”

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· Chantal Trujillo, an American expat who left an occupation at Vogue to take after the affection for her life to Mexico.

· Shanik Aspe, a TV character and previous bathing suit display with dreams of turning into a pop star.

· Roby Checa, the 31-year old brother by marriage to Kitzia and the awful kid of the Checa faction who attempts to locate a cheerful harmony between his inclination to gathering and demonstrate to his family that he can prevail in business.

· Hanna Jaff, a 30-year-old government official and altruist who runs the Jaff Foundation.

Netflix has been effectively delivering a consistently developing number of fiction arrangement in Mexico and in whatever remains of Latin America, beginning with “Club de Cuervos,” and most as of late in Colombia with “Distrito Salvaje.” The fourth period of its hit indicate “Narcos” was shot in Mexico, in the wake of spending its initial three seasons in Colombia.

Netflix is propelling its first Mexican reality Show and the show is hoping to catch a ton of dramatization among a portion of the nation’s affluent individuals from its high society.

Made in Mexico will take after the lives of nine of Mexico City’s rich, modern and trendy socialites, showing their lavish ways of life while “uncovering the defective existences of the apparently idealize first class.”

Notwithstanding its Made in Mexico title, a few of the show’s members are U.S.- conceived and furthermore incorporate expats attempting to change in accordance with their new lives, fit in while seeking a spot in Mexico City’s “it-group” and elite social request.

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Netflix didn’t share how the members were picked, however the cast incorporates a touch of a diverse blend – from an outstanding representative and previous Mexico reality indicate contender, to performing artists, models, TV hosts and bloggers. Some are absolutely more outstanding in Mexico than others and all have a sound Instagram following.

Regardless of whether the arrangement will be famous stays to be seen. It’s set to make a big appearance comprehensively on September 28.

Is intriguing this is the second Netflix arrangement unique that objectives the wealthy in Mexico in two months. Toward the beginning of June, the streamer marked an arrangement with Salma Hayek to deliver a unique show arrangement called Monarca, set in the intense universe of Mexican extremely rich people. Both arrangement are a differentiation to the typical demonstrates that portray Mexicans as street pharmacists, offenders or administration work force.

The show is delivered by Love Productions USA, a division of the UK creation organization, and incorporates Richard McKerrow, Kevin Bartel and Brandon Panaligan as official makers and Lauren Volonakis and Matthew Moul as co-official makers.

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Congress-JDS to Wage Battle Against Pro Tem Speaker in SC Hours Before Testing Strength of BSY Govt (Karnataka Elections)

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Saturday morning (karnataka elections) hear the Congress-JD (S) consolidate’s request testing Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala’s choice to designate KG Bopaiah as the expert tem Speaker to direct the urgent floor test.

Late on Friday night, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra chose to list the issue under the steady gaze of the three-judge seat, headed by Justice A K Sikri, which has been hearing the case. The issue will be heard by the seat, which additionally involves Justices S A Bobde and Ashok Bhusha, at 10.30 am, much in front of the trust vote slated at 4 pm.

The Congress-JD(S) supplication, was submitted late around evening time at the Registry and the Registrar of the best court raced to the living arrangement of the CJI for bearings on the posting of the issue.

In the application, the join has requested putting aside of the choice to designate BJP MLA Bopaiah as the star tem Speaker saying it was in opposition to the custom, according to which the post goes to the senior-generally official.

It named the Governor’s activity as a “baldfaced illegal” act to select “a lesser MLA as the master tem Speaker. The application likewise looks for certain dire bearings to guarantee that the floor test is led in a reasonable and straightforward way.”

Star tem is a Latin expression which best means “for the present” or impermanent. More often than not, the senior most part is chosen as the genius tem Speaker for purposes, which likewise incorporate decision of the Speaker.

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The request of additionally encouraged the best court to have video recording of the whole trust vote process and directing of the floor test through “a division’ into independent and isolated entryways so the people in the diverse halls can be checked in a straightforward way.”

The request of said “it is presented that in spite of the settled parliamentary

tradition and practice for arrangement of an expert tem Speaker, a lesser MLA Shri KG Bopaiah (BJP) with a questionable and disputable record of passing one-sided preclusion orders has been designated as the star tem Speaker.

“Truly, the direct of Shri KG Bopaiah has been extremely reprimanded and strictures have been passed against him by this Hon’ble Court. The exclusion orders go by him were additionally put aside as being vitiated with mala fides and undue scramble in two judgements of this Court.”

Asserting “a stunning dismissal to restricting parliamentary tradition and long standing parliamentary routine with regards to delegating the senior most individual from the House”, the Congress-JD(S) consolidate said the Governor designated “a generally junior individual from the House. … This is notwithstanding the conceded actuality that the senior most MLA is right now serving his eighth residency however has been ignored.”

The arrangement was “only an endeavor to seize and control the floor test slated to be hung on 19.05.2018 in the House, in accordance with the heading go by this Hon’ble Court”.

The consolidate claimed that B S Yeddyurappa “pair with the Government at the Center is practicing impact through the Governor of the State to guarantee that he cruises through the floor test by snare or criminal, in outright dismissal to Parliamentary practice and the settled tradition of delegating the senior most part as the master tem Speaker.”

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The Governor’s choice to designate Bopaiah came after the best court requested holding of floor test in the Karnataka get together on Saturday for finding out the dominant part or generally of the BS Yedyurappa government and for quick arrangement of the professional tem Speaker.

In its request, the summit court has specified four stages that must be taken after for holding the floor test, coordinating the quick arrangement of the ace tem Speaker, holding the promise service for every chose part tomorrow.

This activity must be finished before 4 PM when the floor test will be held to find out the dominant part. A seat containing Justices AK Sikri, SA Bobde and Ashok Bhushan additionally requested that satisfactory security courses of action might be made and Director General of Police of Karnataka would himself oversee all plans so that there is no slip by on this check at all.

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Pregnant Woman Gives Birth To Child At Hospital Gate

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Another act of apathy on behalf of the doctors came to light in the Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh where the doctors denied treatment to a pregnant and she delivered a baby beside the hospital gate. A video on this issue has become viral questioning the infrastructure available in Government hospitals and the indifferent attitude of doctors towards the poor patients. So far no response has been received from the hospital authorities on this issue.

Unnao district was in news recently when 40 people were tested HIV positive due to the usage of an infected syringe by a local doctor in the town. The current issue highlights the carelessness in the medical field in the town. Unnao district is a transit point for truck drivers and many of them are said to be dislodging themselves at this place.

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So, there are more chances of HIV being spread from various places to this area. According to the statement of a Councillor in that area, there are as many as 500 cases of HIV positive in that area if proper tests are done. Uttar Pradesh Health Minister ordered an immediate enquiry in this case.

 

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