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US Democrats look to future after dispiriting loss in Georgia election

Filemon Vela, a Texas Democrat , told Politico . "This is something we need to finish, '" Cole said , "so I think that's an important message from our base to our members". In a letter to her colleagues on Wednesday about the special elections, Pelosi maintained an upbeat tone. "She will have to pick some issues she disagrees with the president on, going forward", the GOP aide said. Read More »

Mexico defeats Russia 2-1 to advance to Confederations Cup Semifinals

Portugal will play New Zealand in a Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match scheduled for Saturday. Notably, Cristiano Ronaldo , Alexis Sanchez , Arturo Vidal and Javier Hernandez all have scored once for their nations. This will be the first senior meeting between Portugal , ranked eighth in the world , and New Zealand , who are 95th - sandwiched between Guatemala and Madagascar . Read More »

Confederations Cup: Indomitable Lions pay the penalty against Australia


Even a frail South Africa made it that far. Cherchesov was encouraged by his side's second-half display against Portugal , though, and he takes some confidence into Saturday's meeting. And Mexico went on to take the lead in even more weird circumstances early in the second half, with Akinfeev completely misjudging a long ball and presenting Hirving Lozano with a simple headed finish. Read More »

After Whole Foods takeover, Amazon may launch another brand with different standards

I was just ordering something on Amazon ", said Nick Yezierski, a hotel manager who was eating breakfast outside the Whole Foods flagship store in Austin, Texas. Mr. Mackey appeared to jab at the investor pressure Whole Foods has been facing from activist investors including Jana. When Amazon bought the upscale grocery chain Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, it immediately set off speculation about the changing nature of shopping. Read More »

FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final

We respect the Mexicans, they are a good team and they play well. Three times he arrowed the ball too close to New Zealand goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic, who leaped to push one first-half effort against the crossbar. Ronaldo could have added to his tally when he climbed to meet a Nelson Semedo delivery, his header scooped away by Stefanovic who then stood tall to superbly deny Andre Silva. Read More »

Confederations Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico

The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup kicked off in Russian Federation on June 17 and will be held until July 2 in four cities, namely Sochi , Kazan, St. While it was far from a poor display from the outmatched All Whites , it did see them finish the tournament with three defeats. New Zealand continued to show endeavour in possession and had a few fleeting moments in the dying stages. Read More »

Tennessee homeowner holds escaped Georgia prison inmates at gunpoint until authorities arrive

In his statement , Deal wrote, "Earlier tonight, with the assistance of our law enforcement partners in Tennessee , unsafe fugitives were captured and taken into custody", said Deal. But alive, which may have caught them by surprise, as earlier they told their hostages that "they'd be dead in 24 hours". Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said it's a relief to have the inmates back in custody. Read More »

Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths

If the group B with nearly all the semi-finalists is clear that in the quartet And the intrigue remained until the last. "We have the capability of doing that against Portugal - if we play like we did the other night, we will knock Portugal off". Read More »

Phoenix heat stops planes from flying

These regions might face problems as the people living there will face health hazards as the ever rising temperature along with heat waves which prompt the authorities to prepare with emergency medical support and other facilities. And if it tries to land when the air is too thin and hot, that's not good either because it can run out of runway, McNally said. This week's extreme heat is rarer there than in Persian Gulf cities. Read More »

United To The MAX


Laderman said that United Airlines already had a large MAX order, so there was no need for an incremental one. Boeing (NYSE:BA) unveiled a new version of its bestselling 737 aircraft at the world's biggest air show, held in Paris . Read More »

Senator Cantwell's plan to stop Republican health care bill

Dozens of amendments are expected, and the Senate schedules back-to-back-to-back votes known on Capitol Hill as a "vote-a-rama". "This bill that's now in front of the United States Senate is not the answer", Heller, a moderate who is up for re-election in 2018, said at a news conference in Las Vegas. Read More »

Markets show little reaction to rate increase

Adjustable mortgage rates were mixed, with the three-year ARM slipping to 3.48%, while the seven-year ARM climbed to 3.6%. The Federal Reserve pressed ahead with plans to shrink its $4.5 trillion in bond holdings, outlining on Wednesday a very gradual plan for trimming securities that came in at the low end of Wall Street estimates. Read More »

Nancy Pelosi lauds her own leadership record after Democratic losses

Kathleen Rice told CNN's Chris Cuomo on " New Day" Thursday. "We're paving a way for a new generation of leadership, and I respect any opinion that my members have", she said. Democrats knew the seat was winnable, or they wouldn't have poured millions of dollars into the race. Democrats are left to wonder whether they should have poured resources into the SC race instead. Read More »

Andrew Johns labels NSW Blues 'dumbest ever' after Origin loss

Before a crowd of 82,259, the Blues had one hand on the shield when they withstood a second-half Maroons onslaught to lead 16-12 entering the dying stages of Origin II. The once-mighty Maroons were at an Origin crossroads after undergoing their biggest team shake-up in 15 years ahead of game two, making seven changes and naming four debutants. Read More »

World oil prices down


It closed Tuesday's session at United States dollars 43.23, the lowest since September 2016. While the fundamentals remain out of balance, commodities economist, Simona Gambarini from Capital Economics says it's not necessarily the beginning of a bear market. Read More »

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidates'

The former host of "The Apprentice" made bashing the Democratic Party a corner stone of his political message, which went into high gear following his win in the Republican primary. And yet they came up short, as they have in every special election this year involving a Republican congressional seat. It is the sixth-most educated district in the country and chock full of moderate, suburban Republicans . Read More »

More whiffs for the scrambling Democrats


Rep. Nancy Pelosi in front of Capitol on Thursday. Reid is right that the district is historically Republican; Republicans have held it for decades, most recently by Tom Price , whose elevation to Health and Human Services secretary by President Donald Trump prompted the special election in the first place. Read More »

Oil hits six-week low as OPEC fails to curb oversupply

Crude edged higher on Friday, but prices remain near November lows, as rising United States output is countering production cuts agreed to by OPEC members. OPEC's own compliance with the cuts has been questioned, and the producer group said in a report this week that its output rose by 336,000 bpd in May to 32.14 million bpd. Read More »

SoftBank buys robotics leader Boston Dynamics from Alphabet


Affirming SoftBank's interest in the possibilities of this technology, it has also announced the purchase of Schaft , a robotics group . The group is the backing behind the Vision Fund of $93 billion, the largest private equity fund in the world that seeks to make investments in technologies that are expected to significantly grow over the short term, such as artificial intelligence and robotics. Read More »

Amazon shakes up retail with $13.7bn Whole Foods deal


It announced Friday that it's buying online men's clothing retailer Bonobos for $310 million, following a string of online acquisitions including ModCloth and Moosejaw. Amazon says in a statement that it has "no plans to use the technology developed for Amazon Go to automate the jobs of cashiers at Whole Foods ". Read More »

Pelosi Strikes Back: 'I Think I'm Worth the Trouble'


The Massachusetts Democrat , speaking on CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper" Wednesday afternoon, made his comments following his party's failure to win a closely watched special election in Georgia . And after she predicted incorrectly that Democrats were poised to take back the House past year, some of Pelosi's colleagues feel that this time around, she needs to deliver. Read More »

Hamilton seems to like the idea of competing for Ferrari

Hamilton, 32, has lofty ambitions of a music career. "One of the things on my bucket list is to climb Mount Everest, which is maybe something I'll never do". "Another street circuit is exciting for me as I really enjoy those types of tracks. The limit is a state of mind". Hamilton endured a tough relationship with Rosberg in the past three seasons, with the pair feuding and trading barbs. Read More »

Ted Cruz Could Be About To Derail 'Blood Money' Obamacare Repeal

The draft bill proposes repealing a 3.8 percent net investment income tax on high earners retroactively to the start of 2017, not at some point in the future, as some analysts had speculated. In Pennsylvania, 2.8 million people are covered by Medicaid, the joint federal-state medical care program. The Senate bill proposes defunding Planned Parenthood for a year, but abortion-related restrictions are less stringent than the House version. Read More »

What happens to Instacart in the Amazon-Whole Foods deal?


Such changes may be a long way off, and Amazon has plenty of time to change its strategy, with the $13.7 billion deal not expected to close until the second half of the year. Whole Foods wove its way into the crowded and competitive Dayton grocers market in 2015, with its first Dayton-area store, in Washington 1050 Miamisburg-Centerville Road. Read More »

Senate releases new health care draft


Pennsylvania lawmakers are speaking out after the U.S. Senate's long-awaited plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act was unveiled on Thursday. The additional funds would continue through 2020, and be gradually reduced until they are entirely eliminated in 2024. Rand Paul , who has rejected the plan along with fellow Republican Senators Ted Cruz , Mike Lee and Ron Johnson , said fundamental problems remained that would leave taxpayers subsidizing health insurance companies. Read More »

Trump lashes out at Democrats after Georgia win

Pelosi told fellow House Democrats in a letter Wednesday, "The House was in play before the Georgia race". Her win also seems to show the Republican strategy of tying Democratic candidates to the liberal House Minority Leader, Nancy Pelosi (D-California), can still be a winning one. Read More »

McConnell's focus: finding votes for Senate health care bill

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists he wants a vote on the bill before the July 4th recess, leaving GOP leaders one week to win over more votes. Obama law: Provides two kinds of subsidies for people who don't have access to coverage on the job. Shortly after the 142-page bill was distributed, more than a half-dozen GOP lawmakers signaled concerns or initial opposition. Read More »

The Senate's sick scheme: An Obamacare repeal worse than the House


American Nurses Association President Pamela Cipriano holds up a list of essential health benefits as she discusses the effects of the proposed Republican healthcare legislation on families at a news conference. House GOP bill: To be protected, consumers must avoid a break in coverage of more than 63 days. "This could leave many people without local sources of lifesaving services, such as trauma, burn and neonatal intensive care". Read More »

Dozens Stand with Schumer Against Senate's Health Care Bill

So we're very concerned about it. Almost three-quarters of Americans , 74 percent, said they favored Medicaid . The plan gets rid of those mandates. The Senate bill includes that ban, but it allows states a back-door way to go around the ban, by also allowing insurers to cap lifetime spending on non-essential services. Read More »