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Suspect in New Hampshire teen's kidnapping held on $1M

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 15:59
A New Hampshire man charged with kidnapping a teenage girl nine months ago was ordered held on $1 million bail Tuesday as the girl watched from the front row of the courtroom. Abigail Hernandez disappeared after leaving her high school in October and returned home last week. Nathaniel Kibby was arrested Monday without incident at his Gorham home, about 30 miles north of where Hernandez lives. He's charged with felony kidnapping, a charge that carries…
"It's not a new Cold War"
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 15:46
President Obama announced Tuesday that the U.S. is once again moving to impose fresh sanctions on Russia as a consequence for its continued support of separatists in eastern Ukraine. The new sanctions, which target the defense, energy and financial sectors of the Russian economy, will have an "even bigger bite" than those imposed in the past, Mr. Obama said, because the U.S. is being joined by its European allies who had, until now, resisted widening…
Obama: Conflict with Russia "not a new Cold War"
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 15:46
July 29, 2014, 4:09 PM|President Obama announced that the United States is once again moving to impose fresh sanctions on the defense, energy and financial sectors of the Russian economy as a consequence for Russia’s continued support of separatists in eastern Ukraine.
Obama announces expanded sanctions on Russia, with European support
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 15:25
July 29, 2014, 4:03 PM|President Obama announced the United States is once again moving to impose fresh sanctions on the defense, energy and financial sectors of the Russian economy as a consequence for Russia’s continued support of separatists in eastern Ukraine.
U.S. expands economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 15:25
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the United States has expanded sanctions against Russia over its support for rebels in eastern Ukraine, unveiling the steps after the EU agreed to its own new measures against Moscow hours earlier. Speaking at the White House, Obama said the new sanctions targeted "key sectors of the Russian economy" - energy, arms and finance. Obama said the new U.S. sanctions block the exports of specific goods…
U.S. Senate unanimously confirms McDonald to head veterans agency
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 15:25
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Bob McDonald as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, pinning Washington's hopes on the former Procter & Gamble Co chief executive to launch a massive turnaround effort at the troubled agency. McDonald, 61, replaces former Army general Eric Shinseki, who resigned in late May amid a scandal over cover-ups of long waiting times for health care appointments at VA hospitals and clinics across the country.
Obama announces new Russian sanctions
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 14:57
President Barack Obama is to announce a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russian banks and a shipbuilding company Tuesday. The U.S. penalties follow tougher sanctions agreed to by European Union leaders earlier in the day. According to the Treasury Department, the U.S. penalties target the Bank of Moscow, the Russian Agricultural Bank and VTB Bank. Also listed on the Treasury designation is the United Shipbuilding Corp., which is based in St.
Bob McDonald confirmed as new VA secretary
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 14:46
The Senate on Tuesday voted 97-0 to confirm Bob McDonald, the former chief executive of Procter & Gamble and a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, to serve as the next secretary of the Veterans Affairs Department. McDonald will immediately face serious challenges as he attempts to fix the systemic problems at the VA, including delayed health care for veterans. On Wednesday, the VA will conclude briefing members of Congress on the…
Republicans offer much less cash to deal with border crisis
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 14:46
After weeks of internal discussions, Republicans have put forward a bill that would allocate far less than what President Obama has proposed to deal with the crisis of unaccompanied children coming across the southern border. PlayVideoCBS This Morning What happens to migrant children who get deported back to Central America?
Democrats urge no U.S. contracts for corporate tax 'deserters'
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 14:25
By Kevin Drawbaugh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Corporations that move their tax domiciles abroad would be denied federal contracts under legislation offered on Tuesday by Democrats in the U.S. Congress, targeting tax-driven deals known as inversions. With November's congressional elections approaching, Democrats are blasting away at inversions. Few U.S. companies have done such deals, but as they become more common, they are attracting more negative publicity. "Corporations that renounce their citizenship not only invert their business…
 

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