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Five GOP senators now oppose health bill-enough to sink it

The speech by Dr. Tom Price, the USA secretary of Health and Human Services, came two days after a select group of Republicans in the Senate released a bill that would eliminate the Affordable Care Act's requirement for most people to buy health insurance or pay a fine, significantly roll back the expansion of Medicaid coverage for the poor (called Medi-Cal in California) and end the increased taxes on affluent Americans that have underwritten much of Obamacare's spending. Read More »

After string of defeats, Democrats rudderless in Trump era


As unpopular as Trump gets, Republican strategists are oddly confident that he, and not Ryan, will remain the star of attack ads - giving them a shot at telling voters the choice is really between Ryan and Pelosi for speaker. None of that suggests that Pelosi faces an immediate challenge to her leadership. "I don't think members of our party should pick up the line of the Republicans ", she said. Read More »

Super Srikanth lifts Australian Open Super Series

It was Srikanth's fourth Super Series title and second successive. Srikanth will play the victor of the second quarter-final match between Shi Yuqi of China and Denmark's Hans-Kristian Vittinghus. After his fabulous show in Jakarta and Sydney , Srikanth dedicated his win to the coaches and support staff including coaches Mulyo, national coach Pullela Gopichand, fellow players and the staff at the Gopichand Academy. Read More »

Russia launches six cruise missiles at Islamic State installations in Syria

Moreover, after the Russian Defense Ministry warned of radar tracking of aerial targets in Syria, the worldwide coalition suspended flights to the west of the Euphrates, except for Raqqa. The U.S. can either force them to withdraw, or call off its mission. This all carries the very real risk of escalation. In the north, Iranian-backed efforts are less obvious. Read More »

Modi-Trump US Meet: Discussion over partnership, counterterrorism

White House aides focused on something even more Trumpian. Referring to Modi's remarks during the radio programme that the "more we promote sports, the more we see the spirit of sportsmanship", he sought to know what kind of "sportsman spirit" it was to charge those who praised Pakistan's performance in ICC Champions Trophy final held last week. Read More »

Pentagon: US would welcome effective Syrian effort to defeat Islamic State


The administration has not explained how it plans to tackle the inevitable Iranian obstacle on the US advance into eastern Syria , so Iran can not reliably gauge the scope and intensity of USA commitment to this race. The tortured result of a series of horrific wars over decades, it doesn't just situate Israel in the west and Syria in the east. Israel's portion is largely made up of the Golan Heights, a mostly agrarian plateau that Israel captured from Syria in the Six-Day War of 1967. Read More »

On Korean War anniversary, South urges North to end weapons development


They also demanded the US stop enforcing the deployment. But, on the Japanese side, the phone is also used for other lines. Let's talk about how to solve the Korean issue peacefully. It is increasingly clear that North Korea is driving toward a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) which could strike the US homeland. Read More »

Russia Warships And Submarine Fire Cruise Missiles At Syria


Escalation itself is not necessarily undesirable, but the Trump administration has not presented a clear case for it, and neither friend nor foe seem to know whether it has adopted it. "The negotiation process has begun, there is no decision yet", he was quoted as saying. The two countries have noted with growing concern the renewed strength of the Assad regime in southern Syria, particularly in regards to the role played by Iran. Read More »

Rouhani: Missile attack on Daesh was 'essential'


It was "a flop", said Yaari. The minister also said Syrian government relies on the support of its brother states in the region in fight against terrorism and added the terrorists are seeking to change the region through contributing to ethnic divisions but their efforts are doomed to failure. Read More »

Wisconsin senator wants health care vote delayed

Part of the Obama law was an offer to the states: If they would expand Medicaid, a joint federal-state insurance program for low-income people, to able-bodied adults without children at home, the federal government would pick up the entire tab in the initial years. Read More »

Senator Rand Paul: "I'll Consider Partial Repeal" of Obamacare

The Republican senator told reporters Friday, "I wouldn't say they are losing it". " They're living healthier and happier lives because of that decision", he said. " They will have much higher deductibles than they are used to seeing". The Senate proposal wouldn't cut Medicaid spending in real dollars - spending would continue to grow - but it would slow the rate of spending for the program, phase out extra money the federal government has given to states that expanded Medicaid ... Read More »

FBI to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting


He would watch the field where the Republican baseball team had been practicing for about two months. The three other people also shot in Wednesday's attack are Congressional aide Zach Barth, lobbyist Matt Mika and U.S. The F.B.I. said that Mr. Hodgkinson was carrying a military-style rifle and a handgun. Hodgkinson was fatally wounded in a shootout with police. Hodgkinson acted alone and had no ties to terrorism, Slater said at the news conference. Read More »

Senate backs measure limiting president's power to lift sanctions

Monday's agreement, to be filed as an amendment to an Iran sanctions Bill , is meant to punish Russian Federation over issues including its alleged meddling in the USA election last year, annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region and support for the government of Syria in that country's six-year civil war. Read More »

South Korea Tests Missile Capable of Reaching North Korea


North Korea's state media, normally quick to publicise successful missile-related developments, did not carry any reports on the engine test. "A rocket engine was tested today", the USA official said on condition of anonymity, without providing any details. Read More »

US president Donald Trump sends Eid greeting to Muslims

The first announcement will come from Bangladesh followed by India and Pakistan . He called on the Muslim Filipino to work toward building a society that "is grounded on love, mutual respect and understanding". "So on this day and in light of all of this, I ask you all to be unapologetic Muslims". The Met officials have told that there is a "fair chance" of the crescent of the moon on Sunday at 1438 AH on 29th of Ramadan . Read More »

India's Modi in Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet

In fact, the two (leaders) will have dinner, a working dinner at the White House . In a statement posted on Facebook , Modi said his two-day visit to Washington was at the invitation of Trump. action against anti-India fighters in Pakistan . "India's future plans to advance on electric cars and pursue greater sustainability will require digital innovations and partnerships", said Arun Agrawal, a professor of environment at the University of MI. Read More »

Indian PM Modi visits Portugal on trip to meet with Trump

Modi also said that both India and Portugal were determined to deepen the cooperation in the fight against terrorism and religious extremism. From the outside, the two leaders appeared to enjoy a genuine friendship with frequent meetings, fraternal hugs and warm words. Read More »

Walker Backs Johnson Opposition On GOP Health Bill


And to help us sort through just what's in the new bill, we've brought in Noam Levey. The other three individual-market companies are AvMed, Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company and Freedom Life Insurance Company of America. Not only would millions lose their health care coverage, but a million would lose their jobs and hundreds of small hospitals and nursing homes could disappear. Read More »

Presidential poll: JD(U) formally backs BJP nominee Ram Nath Kovind


Former CM and senior AGP leader, Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, said, "Iwill be able to say the stand of the party (AGP) only after the official discussion, but the question of opposing Kovind doesn't arise". Ram Nath Kovind resigned from the post of Bihar Governor on Tuesday. "We are confident he will perform as a good administrator", he said when asked about Kovinds RSS background and reports that opposition Congress may also field a dalit candidate against NDAs pick. Read More »

Iran MoD hopes for peace on Eid al-Fitr


The holiday marks the end of Ramadan , the Islamic holy month of fasting . Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committees are holding separate meetings in different parts of the country to help the Central Committee reach a decision. Fasting was one of the five pillars of Islam, along with charity, prayer, believing in one God, and for those able to, pilgrimage to Mecca, he said. Read More »

Trump confirms he called health care bill 'mean'

WASHINGTON (AP ) - Republican Sen. A health insurance industry trade group says it's encouraged by provisions of the Senate GOP health care bill , but stopped short of voicing support. which may partly explain why many respondents were unaware of its effect". Sen. Susan Collins of ME reiterated her opposition to language blocking federal money for Planned Parenthood , which many Republicans oppose because it provides abortions. Read More »

Rosenstein says he's seen no good cause to fire Mueller


Speculation about whether Mueller would be removed was sparked on Monday after a friend of the president, Christopher Ruddy, the CEO of Newsmax Media, said during an interview on PBS NewsHour that he thought Trump is "considering perhaps terminating the special counsel". Read More »

Timeline of events surrounding MI airport stabbing

He added that it was clear the Ftouhi had a 'hatred for the U.S'. Ftouhi, 49, referenced killings in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan and yelled " Allahu Akbar ", or "God is great", before attacking Neville, according to a statement issued by the U.S. Read More »

Police says victim of London mosque attack died of multiple injuries


British Prime Minister Theresa May, who has been criticised for her response to a deadly fire in London last week, described Monday's incident as "sickening" and vowed to fight extremism in all its forms. "It is obviously sheer madness". He was pronounced dead at 1.04am. The assailant was also reportedly down on the ground as angry bystanders tried to punch and kick him, until the mosque's imam stepped in to stop further violence, before police arrived. Read More »

Democrats Dealt Major Blow in Special House Runoff Election in Georgia


Michael Bloomberg also thinks Trump will likely win a re-election considering the Democratic Party's performance during the 2016 election campaign. It might be Pelosi's fight for her political life. Debate has swirled among Democrats about what strategy to deploy: going all in with a nationwide anti-Trump agenda, or tailoring individual races to local economic issues in a bid to fix fraying connections between the Democratic Party and the common voter. Read More »

Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar


During his news conference in Dubai, the minister didn't specify what additional measures could be implemented against Qatar , in addition to the already existing blockade, if Doha fails to institute their demands. "They need to disavow groups like the [Muslim] Brotherhood for the stability of the Middle East at large". "They are bullies", he added. Doha, for its part, strenuously denies accusations that it supports terrorism, describing the attempts to isolate it as "unjustified". Read More »

UK firefighters battle blaze at low-rise building in east London

One of the five buildings was later deemed to be safe enough for residents to return but four others remained out of bounds. In northwest London , Camden Council ordered residents at four buildings that are part of a tower block known as Chalcots Estate to leave some 600 apartments late Friday as a precaution after fire inspectors found problems with the blocks' fire doors and gas pipes. Read More »

LSU faces Oregon St. at 2 pm in CWS elimination game


While fellow senior Nieporte closed his career with a home run, it was a more bitter end for Matt Henderson who was injured in the ninth inning of his final game. I had all the faith in my teammates. I got ahead of the hitters. "I hope people will let that go". OSU's plate discipline is a defining characteristic of its offense, so the Beavers looked out of sorts when their patience went unrewarded. Read More »

Stabenow Speaks Out Against GOP's Latest Health Care Bill


Peter Welch, who voted against a House-passed bill that would similarly roll back numerous Affordable Care Act components, said the Senate bill is even worse. Republicans unveiled a "discussion draft" of the Better Care Reconciliation Act on Thursday, the GOP replacement for former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. Read More »

Theresa May to outline guarantees for European Union expats in Britain


The EU has demanded the issue be cleared up early on in Brexit talks. Soros said Britain's eventual exit from the European Union would take at least five years to complete, during which the country would probably hold another election . If any of the leaders were happy with May's proposal, they wouldn't give her the satisfaction of saying it to her face. Populist, Euroskeptic politicians in Austria, the Netherlands and France failed to make the headway they had hoped for in recent ... Read More »

Latest Trump-backed Republican health care bill likely lacking votes to pass

Clinton wrote the strong words on Twitter as she retweeted a study by the Center for American Progress that said the health care bill now making its way through the Senate could lead to as many as 28,000 additional deaths in 2026. Menendez gave his remarks at the Newark Community Health Center , a federally-funded health clinic where over 60 percent of patients rely on Medicaid to fund treatment. Read More »