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U.S. 'to ban American citizens from travelling to North Korea'


Some of those involved in the campaign say they were shocked to find out that they were hired by the Saudi regime to advance its interests at the heart of American politics. The resolution expressed serious concern that North Korea continues to violate previous United Nations resolutions with launches and attempted launches of ballistic missiles, and that its nuclear and missile activities threaten global peace and security. Read More »

Voters in Trump Counties Support His Policies, Not His Style


Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., a major player in the 2013 effort , thought that Congress and the White House could agree on a small measure that would shield 800,000 young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children from deportation. Political operatives on both sides of the aisle view the House as the chamber more likely to flip. For the first time since November, Democrats are feeling good. Read More »

Venezuelan General Strike Rallies Claim 2 Lives - Prosecutors


Despite Trump's threats, Venezuela has continued to forge ties with some United States-based oil companies working to improve relations. The constituent assembly will have powers to overrule the opposition-controlled parliament, cementing the ruling socialist party's control, which some fear could turn Venezuela into a one-party state. Read More »

Tour de France: 'King of the Mountains' Warren Barguil claims stage 18


Like a yo-yo, the Italian repeatedly worked his way back to Froome's group of top contenders. He is now fifth overall, almost two minutes behind Froome . Race leader Froome and his main challengers - Fabio Aru , Romain Bardet and Rigoberto Uran - did make the split and finished in the leading bunch behind stage- victor Michael Matthews , from Australia. Read More »

Chris Evans tops list of high earners at the BBC

It will make it enormously hard for them to remain competitive and could mean they cannot retain talent. In fact, Labour Party member Harriet Harman encouraged BBC to stop discriminating against women with public money. Whether the BBC is successful in mitigating the gender pay gap problem correctly over time or not, it's important that these figures have finally been released. Read More »

Neymar insists he is 'happy' at Barcelona amid PSG links


His marketing value combined with his talent would catapult them on to the global stage and take them closer to their aim of winning the Champions League . Les Parisiens are looking to make a marquee signing this summer following the arrival of Dani Alves, and are also being linked with Kylian Mbappe and Alexis Sanchez. Read More »

OJ Simpson parole hearing


He's gotten in no trouble in nine years. "And I just hope and pray that they will give him parole". PHOTOS: The rise and fall of OJ Simpson "I'm convinced by what I saw in the old days", said Ostler. Some legal experts believe he has a very good case for having his released granted when he appears before four parole commissioners on July 20. Their biggest challenge, says the sheriff, the sheer number of media from around the world descending on Nevada's small capital to watch as O.J. Read More »

This photo may be driving China's recent disruptions of WhatsApp and WeChat


By blocking WhatsApp , the Chinese authorities essentially limit the choices that Chinese users have to send private and encrypted communications and therefore, force more and more users to adopt WeChat as their messaging app . Chinese are using this app to communicate or do business outside the country or in Hong Kong. The disruptions come as China clamps down on online platforms. Read More »

Concerns persists after failed health care repeal


Repeal and delay would end the ACA's individual and employer mandate, Medicaid expansion, premium tax credits, small business tax credits and cost-sharing reduction payments, according to a blog by Timothy Jost of Health Affairs. The three GOP women-Sens. The plan has the potential to fundamentally reform the state's long-term services and supports to more effectively serve people. Read More »

US Senator Johnson - Trump argued for repealing, replacing Obamacare


And things are only getting worse. "We've got a great system: Medicare". The residential space, for use by a Pentagon unit that supports the White House, is "far above market rate for similarly sized apartments", The Wall Street Journal notes; a similar apartment on the 62nd floor of Trump Tower was listed for $50,000 a month unfurnished, $60,000 a month furnished in the spring of 2016, and that's the most expensive recent listing. Read More »

Presidential Election Results will be out Today by 5 PM

Kovind is also a member of the the Koli ethnic group, an important voting bloc in Modi's home state of Gujarat . The Presidential poll was turned into a battle of "Dalit Vs Dalit" after a 17-member bloc of opposition parties had announced Meira Kumar as their nominee for President. Read More »

'Sessions Should Have Never Recused Himself' from Russia Probe


Trump attacked Sessions for recusing himself from the inquiry, adding that he would never have given Sessions the job as the country's chief law enforcement officer had he known. "I went down just to say hello to Melania, and while I was there I said hello to Putin. His testimony is loaded up with lies, OK?" Trump never said he would order the Justice Department to fire Mueller, nor would he outline circumstances under which he might do so. Read More »

Trump hosting GOP senators at White House on Obamacare repeal


No Democrat opted for the discipline of Nancy's noose. While Democrats contemplate that political pickle, perhaps it's time for the party to re-examine an antiquated and discredited idea. All presidents point fingers at the opposing party. Irwin traveled to Washington with KSU adjunct professor Jess Kerr and student Nate Faflick, later teaming up with other demonstrators from Maine for the protest. Read More »

South Korean police investigate how defector ended up back in North Korea


The new missile - the Hwasong-14 - demonstrated a capacity to fly 8,000 kilometers (4,971 miles), placing Alaska in its range. "Most likely (Lim) was made a target of a very angry North Korea ", she said. If the talks are held, loudspeaker broadcasts, leafleting and South Korea-U.S. drills are expected to top the agenda. She is known for her talk show and reality TV appearances after defecting to South Korea in 2014. Read More »

Two Canadian among 20 female IS fighters captured in Mosul


Apparently found under rubble in the war-torn city, Miss Wenzel travelled to Turkey in July 2016 with the aim of reaching Iraq or Syria before security services lost track of her. Wenzel was said to be unhappy at home when she turned to the religion. It was also reported she may have fallen in love with a Muslim boy she met online. Read More »

Bipartisan health bill a thought — Cooper

Mike Lee (R-UT) and Jerry Moran (R-KS), Trump supported a proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act and delay the implementation of a replacement for two years. He said lawmakers are "so close" on an agreement. If, as appears to be the case, the Republicans' Senate bill doesn't pass and the ACA federal market keeps collapsing, it will be incumbent upon both parties to work together on a replacement. Read More »

Heat Wave Begins To Build Across Green Country


Our hotter weather forecast remains right on track this afternoon as temperatures surge into the low 90s across the area. There is a 40% chance of showers and storms Tuesday morning. Good Wednesday . The average high for this time of year is 90 degrees. At this point our eyes will look toward a second tropical wave, in the central Atlantic, as it looks to move to the northwest over time and now has a 30% chance of development over the next 5 days. Read More »

John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

McCain's surgery was mainly news for its effect on the GOP healthcare bill, which majority leader Mitch McConnell has delayed voting on until McCain returns to his Senate seat. I have faith that those days remain far away. McCain chose a little-known Alaska governor as his running mate in that race, and helped turn Sarah Palin into a national political figure. Read More »

Evacuations ordered for town of Mariposa due to Detwiler Fire


The blaze, which started July 8 in the Lake Cachuma area, destroyed 30 outbuildings and 16 homes, according to the U.S. Forest Service. That prompted Cal OES to dispatch additional local government mutual aid strike teams and specialized resources to pre-position in advanced of the emerging threat. Read More »

Will masturbation and a cookie cost OJ Simpson his parole?


LaVergne will be with Simpson at Lovelock Correctional Center during the parole hearing , the Associated Press reports . Marguerite L. Whitley is OJ Simpson's first wife and had three children (two girls and a boy) with OJ Simpson before they divorced in 1979, according to a story in Vogue a year ago. Read More »

Justin Rose looks to recreate magic of '98 at Birkdale


The 28-year-old has seven career professional wins. But Rahm has had an excellent season, as he also won the Farmers Insurance Open. If you took hole by hole, I've been in a better position tee to green than I was that year. "Hopefully I can make that even better this week". "Having played it ( The Open ) once in 2012 I know it's a pretty big deal". "I'm trying to get back to that point". Read More »

Pro-Trump media blames Congress — Health care bill

The president is trying to force a vote. Senate Republican leadership announced plans Monday to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it later after its latest repeal-and-replace effort failed. The sooner the parties come together and start anew, the better. NANCY CORDES: Senate Republicans were reeling today after their Hail Mary pass fell short. Read More »

Gulf allies said to drop list of 13 demands to Qatar


Days later, in July, I received a phone call from my colleague in Kuwait, saying they received a complaint from Saudi about Qatar making trouble in the region. "Leaders pointed to Qatar - look!" The Directorate said that following the arrival of this reinforcing batch and its joining the Turkish forces currently in Doha, they started their joint tasks with the Qatari armed forces as part of the joint military cooperation and to activate the terms of the defence agreements between the two ... Read More »

Macron and the Qatar Crisis


At the time of publication, Qatar had not immediately responded to the new propositions. As Iranian influence continues to permeate more countries, it is only natural that the Saudis perceive a threat. Al-Mouallimi added that the imposition of the previous deadline had only been "meant to help move the process forward". On Monday, the UAE denied it was behind the hack on the Qatari state news and social media websites that contributed to the current crisis. Read More »

Trump to senators: Don't leave DC until ObamaCare is repealed

A reporter said: "You don't appear currently to have the votes for that repeal plan, so if that vote fails, do you then begin working with Democrats? ". "We're not going to own it", Trump said . Lamar Alexander , R-Tenn. "I hope we succeed because we've got lots of Tennesseans who won't be able to buy insurance next year unless we do". Read More »

Trump opens election panel with demand for voter data


They also wonder why the White House appears more concerned over widely-discredited allegations of large-scale voter fraud than the intelligence community's conclusion that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 campaign. An outline of commission bylaws published Tuesday, however, allows the commission to host "closed meetings" in "limited circumstances and in accordance with applicable law". Read More »

Palestinian shot dead after ramming car into Israeli troops, says military

Palestinian media reported that dozens were injured, along with two Israeli security personnel. Jordan, which administers the waqf in the holy city, demanded that Israel reopen the compound immediately. Jordan and the Waqf have said that after 1967, the Waqf remained in charge of who can enter the compound. Its employees were prevented from entering the compound for two days, during which Israel installed CCTV cameras and electronic gates in and around the area. Read More »

Rory McIlroy's confidence isn't flinching - as odds grow longer


Apart from that, don't remember much about that, apart from I didn't get many autographs. But I think it's exciting, exciting for us as players. "But it was fun to see". Cashing in: The British Open is paying its prize money in American dollars instead of British pounds for the first time. He had a big stretch at the end of the year with two majors, a World Golf Championship, the four FedEx Cup playoff events and the Presidents Cup, so he wanted to be fresh. Read More »

Let Obamacare fail: Trump's new plan


The president's comments came after Senate Republicans had to scrap their long-awaited health care reform bill due to a lack of support. They viewed it as an overreach of the federal government and argued patients had less choice and higher premiums. Read More »

Trump Offers Strange Support For O'Care Repeal: 'Dems Scream Death'

So this is actually a very important luncheon, and it's a great honor to have you with us. Now, Democrats are brimming with a new optimism about next year's midterm elections. Bills to address the subsidy payments and CHIP would likely require 60 votes for passage, acting as a barometer of how inclined Republicans and Democrats are to work together, industry lobbyists and experts said. Read More »

Heat and humidity return to our area later this week


The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for several counties in our area. As the heat accumulates this week, urbanized areas and brick buildings that aren't air conditioned will become increasingly intolerable, according to the weather service. Read More »

Marcel Kittel crashes out of Tour de France

The Australian just barely nudged ahead of Hagen at the last moment to win his second stage of the tour. As stage 17 continued on Wednesday night (AEST), Matthews had a big 160-point lead over German sprinter Andre Greipel . Meanwhile, Chris Froome held onto his Yellow Jersey for another day, and is entering the home stretch where one slip-up could derail him from the entire event. Read More »

The Mercedes-Benz X-class Pickup Truck Is Here


Both diesel models are available as left- or right-hand drive vehicles with purely rear wheel drive or with engageable all-wheel drive. Under the skin the X-Class is based on the same platform that's used by the Nissan Navara and the upcoming Renault Alaskan . Read More »