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Chelsea Clinton: Hillary's loss was 'unexpected blessing'

The former secretary of state said Russian interference in the election and the "weaponising" of information and fake news were among the key reasons behind her defeat. I'm so sad her dreams of 1969 gave way to this nightmare. The Clinton of 1992 acknowledged that this task was harder than it looks, "especially in today's far more cynical climate" - and this was even before the disappointments of her hopes for a sweeping reform of the American health-care system, the discovery of the ... Read More »

Utahns React To CBO Score Of Republican Health Care Legislation

The CBO said markets for people to buy individual insurance plans could then become "unstable" in states that choose to waive the Obamacare requirements for coverage of pre-existing medical conditions and essential health benefits . That includes mental health treatment, maternity coverage , prescription drugs and doctor's visits. Though one-sixth of the US population may not seem like a lot, it equates to about 53.5 million Americans-and some public policy experts are saying that a ... Read More »

Google Assistant To Get Mobile Payment Support

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Did you enroll in the Android O Beta Program that launched yesterday ? Speaking at an annual developer conference in Mountain View, California, Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai touted the company's progress with the Google Assistant , which allows users to complete various tasks through voice commands. Read More »

Trump to Leave Paris Climate Agreement?

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A White House that has railed against leaks was fractured Wednesday by a new one: President Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement. News of President Donald Trump's expected decision to pull the United States from a global climate deal has led to a swift and strong reaction from the United Nations. Read More »

Trump declares first foreign trip 'a home run'

Cohn stressed Friday that the president was simply being critical of the USA trade imbalance with Germany . In short, unlike his predecessors, Mr Trump appears to be sticking to his political theme that catapulted him into power - America First. Read More »

Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal

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The uncertainty over Trump's decision is leaving room for last-minute lobbying by both sides - those who want the president to abide by his campaign promise to "cancel" the deal, and others who argue that it would encourage a global power vacuum that might be filled by USA competitors, like China. Read More »

Netanyahu: Trump Visit To Western Wall 'Destroyed UNESCO's Lies'

We all felt that way then and I feel the same way today". President Donald Trump is "putting a lot of pressure" on Israel and the Palestinians to restart peace talks, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. But there is always the risk Trump's strong anti-Iran position could actually exacerbate sectarianism. The prime minister, who had a frosty relationship with Trump's predecessor, heaped praise on the president throughout the two-day visit, declaring: "We understand each other". Read More »

Donald Trump to announce decision on Paris Accord over next few days

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Asked what he would tell Chinese officials about Trump , Brown said, "I don't think I'll have much to say about the president". What happens if the USA remains in the pact? Canada, the European Union, and China have said they will honor their commitments to the pact even if the United States withdraws . Read More »

Portland mayor asks federal government to revoke permit for 'alt-right' protest

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Portland has been rocked by a series of rallies and counter-demonstrations since the election of President Donald Trump last fall. But now, suddenly, it has seemingly switched sides - at least in the eyes of some supporters. The two gatherings - backed by different organizers - are planned for a park on federal land, which gives federal authorities control over issuing permits. Read More »

EU, China to reaffirm support for climate pact

For the Republican president, a withdrawal would reflect his "America First" approach to policy, unencumbered by worldwide obligations. We don't know how much this letter influenced the president, who has yet to announce his decision. He cited examples of how he was the one who brought climate change into the discussion as well as the hotly debated immigration ban which was implemented in the first few months of the Trump Administration. Read More »

People actually felt sorry for Amber Rudd during the election debate

May had agreed to participate in a televised town hall interview broadcast by Channel 4 News and Sky on Monday on the condition that she will not be on stage at the same time as her rival. Asked why - if "you are so strong and Jeremy Corbyn is so weak, as you said" - she was sending Amber Rudd , the Home Secretary, to stand in for her in the TV spotlight, she laughed at length. Read More »

Donald Trump to announce decision on Paris climate deal tomorrow

The decision to withdraw will put the United States in league with Nicaragua and Syria as the world's only non-participants in the treaty. Global leaders began reacting to the reports of Trump's plans. Critics of the agreement argue that it is unbalanced and that US participation will drive up domestic energy costs and harm job creation. China is also committed to the agreement regardless of how other countries act, a huge gesture for the world's biggest polluter. Read More »

Merkel, minister stress US ties after critical Trump tweet

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel doesn't appear to be President Donald Trump's biggest fan after he made a series of diplomatic missteps during his recent trip overseas, saying that Europe needs to look out for itself. Speaking at a joint news conference with Modi, she reiterated her view that "we need to take our fate in Europe into our own hands". Merkel's remarks were meant to signal a new way of approaching transatlantic relations with both the USA and the U.K.as the latter ... Read More »

AMD Boasts Rising Support For Ryzen Chips: Should It Worry Intel?

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We also got our first look at Threadripper , a physically large processor with 16 cores and 32 threads with support for quad-channel DDR4 memory and a whopping 64 PCI Express lanes. It's clear that the industry and consumers were hungry for the innovation Ryzen has brought back to the PC market. AMD's Ryzen Threadripper/X399 platform takes I/O to a level never seen before in a consumer desktop machine. Read More »

Ariana Grande says she will hold benefit concert in Manchester

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The father and younger brother of suicide bomber, Salman Abedi , have been arrested in Libya's capital city of Tripoli, while British police arrested a seventh person in connection with Monday's bombing. The National Police Chiefs Council said the sharing of information with other governments helps fight terrorism and protect the public. He said fans coming to football and rugby matches this weekend should come earlier than usual because of added security screening. Read More »

'Forgive Me' Manchester Bomber Told Mother Before Arena Attack

Trump said he was ordering a review by the Justice Department and other agencies and "if appropriate, the culprit should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law". United Kingdom security services were said to be furious as their American counterparts apparently released sensitive information, including pictures of the arena crime scene, to the U.S. Read More »

Hardline Israelis descend on Old City for Jerusalem Day

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Trump's Middle East negotiating tactic, judging by his meetings in Jerusalem and Bethlehem and by his Tuesday address summarizing his trip, relies heavily on warm embraces while skimping on details. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman. The president's historic decision to become the first sitting president to visit the Western Wall, one of Judaism's holiest sites , was a highly symbolic political and personal gesture. Read More »

Did Trump just shove aside a premier?

The President said others needed to comply with their financial obligations toward the Alliance in order to guarantee their common defence and accused 23 of NATO's 28 members of not paying their dues. "And I am not 100 percent sure that we can say today - "we" means Mr. President and myself - that we have a common position, common opinions about Russian Federation", said Tusk. Read More »

U.S. grants Israel extra defence aid: Netanyahu

The American president sought restarting the peace process by meeting both the Israeli and Palestinian leaders. Mr Trump met with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin and visited holy sites in Jerusalem before travelling through a checkpoint in the Israeli occupation wall to Bethlehem on Tuesday morning. Read More »

Portland stabbing suspect yells in court: Free speech or die

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Court documents based on Jeremy Christian's interview at the Multnomah County Jail show he was concerned about free speech. You got no safe place! Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, 23, of Portland, died at the hospital. Christian slashes Fletcher-Cole in the neck; he then stabs Meche in the neck, then wounded him a second time , according to the affidavit. "I want to honor the families who lost their fearless fathers, sons, and brothers and I want the media and the country to honor those ... Read More »

Leaders unite to condemn Theresa May's absence — BBC debate

Protestors and supporters watch the arrival of the politicians who are taking part in the BBC Election Debate hosted by BBC news presenter Mishal Husain, as it is broadcast live from Senate House, Cambridge , eastern England , . Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has outlined the cost of a plan to extend 30 hours of free childcare to 1.3 million more children. As the interview went on Mr Corbyn left long silences and asked: "I'll give you the figure in a moment". Read More »

Top Trump aide exits as wider White House overhaul expected

ABC News reported on Tuesday that Michael Cohen, Trump's personal attorney, has also been asked "to provide information and testimony" about his contacts with Russian officials. Previously, Dubke served as a partner for the political advertising group Crossroads Media, which describes itself as "the premier Republican media services firm". Read More »

India committed to Paris climate deal even as Trump mulls withdrawal

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Trump has several options, climate experts said . Concerns have been expressed by supporters of the climate pact who believe that a USA exit could trigger other nations to weaken their commitments or also withdraw. A 2015 report by Stanford University's Marshall Burke and the University of California, Berkeley's Sol Hsiang and Ted Miguel found the climate change could slash 20 percent from global economic output by 2100 - more than five times previous estimates. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 Will Have More Of Everything Galaxy S8 Has Featured

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Pricing is expected to start around €339 for the J7 (2017) and €279 for the J5 (2017) though this is yet to be confirmed. Both the videos are in Russian language and there are no subtitles available. The Note 8, as it appears, will feature the Infinite Display used in Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus to deliver edge-to-edge display technology. It will be coming an inbuilt storage of 16 GB. Read More »

Merkel stresses US ties after Trump tweet

Mr Trump took to Twitter early in the day in the U.S. to attack Germany, a day after Ms Merkel ramped up her doubts about the reliability of Washington as an ally. policies makes themselves complicit". Trump early on Tuesday called Germany's trade and military spending policies "very bad " for the United States as tensions between him and Merkel increased. Read More »

European Commission leader criticizes Trump on climate plans

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That's what Trump says in a tweet, and he adds: "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" On Wednesday, Exxon shareholders voted to require the company to produce an annual report examining how the oil and gas giant will be impacted by efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions directed by the Paris agreement . Read More »

Exelon Threatens To Close Three Mile Island, Blaming Pa.

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A confluence of equipment malfunctions, design-related problems and worker errors led to the meltdown , according to the U.S. "It worked in IL and NY". Five has been shut down in the last five years. While the continued operation of Quad Cities is ensured by newly-introduced legislation in IL, the TMI plant is "at risk of early retirement", Exelon said. Read More »

Poll dive hits British PM's election battle

Investors had been pushing the pound above $1.30 on hopes a bigger Conservative majority would strengthen May's hands in the upcoming Brexit negotiations with Brussels. On the YouGov website, Rivers sets out how the new model works by interviews approximately 7,000 panellists about their voting intentions in the election. Read More »

Corbyn will join TV election debate, but without May

The news comes as the most recent YouGov poll predicts a hung parliament , as the Conservatives are forecast to lose up to 20 seats while Labour stands to gain an extra 28 constituencies, meaning the Tories will be left 16 seats short of an overall majority. Read More »