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PM Modi meets top CEOs of Global multinationals

Here are three thorny issues that could make for an uncomfortable visit. In his conference with US business honchos, Prime Minister Modi stressed that the whole world is looking at India today adding that growth for New Delhi also presents a win-win partnership for the United States. Read More »

UK: All samples from high-rise towers fail fire safety tests

The apartments were evacuated overnight after fire inspectors concluded that the buildings, in north London's Camden area, were unsafe because of problematic fire doors, gas pipe insulation, and external cladding similar to that blamed for the rapid spread of a fire that engulfed Grenfell Tower on June 14. Read More »

'Lets Not Rush This': Senators Urge Health Care Vote Delay

Senator Dean Heller of Nevada said on Friday he opposes McConnell's plan, becoming the fifth Republican to say he won't vote for the measure in its current form. Sens. Dean Heller of Nevada, facing a competitive 2018 re-election battle, Rob Portman of OH and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia expressed concerns about the bill's cuts to Medicaid and drug addiction efforts. Read More »

Top three miss cut at US Open, leaving four-way tie for lead


Wisconsin's other golfer in the U.S. Open , Mequon's Jordan Niebrugge, also had a successful week. "I've got a busy summer, so I'm excited to play a lot of golf ". "The scoring was so good this morning". "But I'm a pretty happy man". The leaders still had another two hours before they teed off. Oosthuizen, the former British Open champion at St. Read More »

The Outlook After the Special Elections


They paint her as a reminder of why even if they may like their individual member or candidate, a vote for that Democrat would be a step toward putting Pelosi back in the speaker's chair. In fact, running against Pelosi does not move voters, and meanwhile, she keeps Democrats on point in the House. A typical competitive House race sees a total of about US$5 million spent, and the previous record for the most expensive House race ever was $ 20 million . Read More »

Republican senator has 'very serious' concerns on United States health-care bill


U.S. President Donald Trump says he and his Republican colleagues in the Senate are facing "a very narrow path" in their seven-year effort to overhaul the national healthcare reforms championed by former President Barack Obama . Medicaid is a health insurance program for low-income children and adults, pregnant women, seniors in nursing homes and people with disabilities. Read More »

Ronaldo exit: Perez's interview may keep player in Real Madrid

Luis Figo says "nobody is indispensable" amid heavy speculation that his compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo could leave Real Madrid . FILE - In this Wednesday, May 24, 2017 file photo, Manchester manager Jose Mourinho waits for the beginning of the soccer Europa League final between Ajax Amsterdam and Manchester United at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Read More »

United States health-insurance bill faces stiff opposition

It would phase out Obamacare's expansion of the Medicaid program for the poor more gradually, waiting until after the 2020 presidential election, but would enact deeper cuts starting in 2025. One of them was John Baackes. The biggest change may be the reduction in the rate of growth of Medicaid spending. Earlier on Sunday, GOP Senator Susan Collins - who also has a few qualms with the Senate rewrite of the healthcare bill - said "It's hard for me to see the bill passing this week". Read More »

Senate Bill To Replace Obamacare Could Be In Jeopardy

Casey and others say the bill poses a bigger threat to Pennsylvania's health care system than many other states, partly because of Pennsylvania's relatively generous Medicaid program and partly because of its relatively older and costlier population. Read More »

USA health-insurance bill faces stiff opposition

Nevada Republican Dean Heller didn't mince words about the GOP's new health care bill in the Senate: "It's going to be very hard to get me to a yes". An outside political group aligned with the White House , America First Policies, said it is planning an advertising campaign targeting Heller for his opposition to the bill. Read More »

Vargas Earns 11th Win As Royals Top Blue Jays 3-2

Parmley played in 60 games (187 at-bats) before getting the big-league call. With the W the Boys in Blue are above.500 for the first time this season. The loss foiled an outstanding start from Happ, who left after 6.2 innings in which he had given up just four hits and one run and his team leading 2-1. Read More »

Trump calls Modi 'true friend', ahead of meet

The White House has said it was "seeking to roll out the red carpet" for PM Modi. "There is a lot of positive energy and enthusiasm about India's relations with the US". While progress is expected in defense trade and cooperation, there are frictions elsewhere. A closer partnership with a democratic and economically vibrant India that shares numerous United States' interests in East Asia would be a clear win for the administration. Read More »

Lynch: Reduce cost on health plans


Yet 80 percent of Medicaid recipients are children, the handicapped and the elderly. "So, we have 142 pages to go through", she said. "There's been no indication from the current administration , or from Congress, that the subsidies that are now going to insurance companies will continue", said Vilsack. Read More »

SEC foes to meet for national title

One steady trend from both teams all year has been consistent starting pitching. We thought they had a great team. "Now, we move on with a chance to play for a championship". Florida coach Kevin O'Sullivan said he didn't know whether ace Alex Faedo could come back to pitch in relief if the finals goes to a Game 3. Jared Poche' (12-3, 3.33) will pitch Tuesday, and Alex Lange would be the likely starter in a Game 3. Read More »

The Clever Way Georgia Voters Protected Their Lawn Signs


Her party shed 63 House seats when she was majority leader in 2010 and lost more than 900 races at the state level. And then she continued : "At some point we have to be willing to say that yes, lots of conservative voters are hateful and willing to embrace bigots". Read More »

Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged city


Malacañang said the humanitarian pause was a "sincere gesture" of respect for Filipino Muslims. "We need to balance this because this is very precarious", said Gen Hermoso. "Somehow, we could have influenced (the actions of) this radical people, however our voices were never recognized by the government to negotiate with them", read a three-page letter-manifesto signed by the traditional leaders, most of whom sought refuge in Iligan. Read More »

West Indies opt to bowl against India in first ODI


However, as there were 4 more ODI including this and either Team India or West Indies has to manage 3 matches for achieving the Match Trophy from England on the way back Home. "One of the most important things about our team is that everybody is very hungry ... and they want to do well in global cricket", he pointed out. Rahane was announced to be the Man of the Match for his brilliant knock of 103 off 104 balls. Read More »

US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border


F-18 Super Hornet downed a Syrian government SU-22 fighter-bomber on Sunday. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that the incidents could be "very dangerous" and lead to an escalation of the war. When asked about Syrian regime forces and Iranian-backed militias who, like the USA -led coalition, were advancing on Islamic State-held territory, Dillon responded: "We're here to fight ISIS , and if others want to fight ISIS to defeat them, we have no problem with that". Read More »

GOP special election victories show Democrats have work to do

The Democrats' special-election losses this week showed that what they have in free-floating anti-Trump money and angst they lack in strategy, message and candidates. She said she feels "very confident" in the support she has from her caucus, but claimed ownership over the "timing" for her role as minority leader. Read More »

Trump Sued For Allegedly Violating Presidential Records Act


President Donald Trump will meet with the chief executives of General Electric Co, Honeywell International Inc and AT&T Inc AT&T Inc, major drone industry firms and venture capitalists in the latest effort by the White House to focus on innovative technologies as a way of spurring job growth. Read More »

Former Milwaukee Officer Found Not Guilty In Sylville Smith Shooting

Body camera footage, which was publicly released and shown in court, pointed toward the possible discrepancy in Heaggan-Brown's self-defense claim . The officer was sacked two months after the shooting when he was charged in an unrelated sexual assault. Police move in on a group of protesters throwing rocks at them in Milwaukee Aug. Read More »

Presidential election: Nitish Kumar's JD(U) will support BJP nominee Ram Nath Kovind


The Shiv Sena president revealed that Amit Shah had sought the party's support for their candidate, though his name was not declared then. Sena has never indulged in the politics of hiding behind someone. A candidate needs 50 per cent plus votes to win the poll. The BJP-led NDA has a total of 52 MPs. If at all, the Sena decides to vote against the NDA nominee, then the NDA's voteshare minus the Shiv Sena would be around 5,11,790 votes. Read More »

FIFA Confederations Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo scores, Portugal off to semi-finals


Ronaldo came off after the break to be replaced by Nani and Portugal added to their lead when Andre Silva scored a fine solo effort on 80 minutes. Although Saudi Arabian referee Fahad Al Mirdasi bizarrely referred the incident to be reviewed by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) a couple of minutes after the event, he then kept his original decision not to award a foul. Read More »

Portugal, Mexico zoom into S/final — FIFA Confederations Cup

After demolishing New Zealand , Portugal progressed as Group A winners and will face the runners-up in Group B-likely Germany or Chile-next Wednesday in Kazan for a place in the July 2 final. With this victory, the CONCACAF champion stormed into the semifinal. After conceding the first goal in the 25th minute, Mexico came from behind to beat the hosts. Read More »

CBO Set to Release Analysis of Senate Healthcare Bill Monday


We just discussed cuts to Medicaid, but it would also get rid of the mandate that most Americans must have health insurance. "We don't have too much of a choice, because the alternative is the dead carcass of Obamacare ". The bill has a lot of problems that aren't particularly related to gender. "Obamacare's" results have been mixed, with lower enrollment than expected, big losses for many insurers, and sharp premium increases. Read More »

'Moon, Trump Should Narrow Differences on N. Korea in the Summit'


The United States has tried for years to discourage South Korea from developing longer-range ballistic missiles in keeping with the Missile Technology Control Regime, a voluntary global arms-control pact. On June 13, another soldier crossed the DMZ on foot, while on June 18 a North Korean civilian defected to the South by swimming across the Han River delta on the eastern flank of the border. Read More »

Trump says hostility has stymied bipartisanship


They are willing to let poor people die so rich people pay less taxes . Collins spoke on ABC's "This Week". "Based on what I've seen, given the inflation rate that would be applied in the outer years to the Medicaid program, the Senate bill is going to have more impact on the Medicaid program than even the House bill , " she said. Read More »

Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish


Texas - that's your ruling, Justice Kennedy - striking down state laws criminalizing homosexual sodomy. The Murrs eventually chose to sell the vacant lot. The regulations barred building on any lot smaller than one acre of land. Trying to draw districts that ignore these residential patterns to meet the " Efficiency Gap " test would result in even more bizarrely drawn districts than we already get from legislators, and would make it much more hard to draw districts that are compact, ... Read More »

Trump is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill -White House


The Senate plan essentially eliminates the Medicaid expansion in Obama's law created to insure people who could never afford to buy their own insurance. The Senate bill also calls for a tighter cap on federal spending in Medicaid overall than the House bill did. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval released a similar statement . Read More »