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Majority Believe Republican Health Care Law Fulfills Some of Trump's Promises

On Thursday, Burr expressed his skepticism during a local TV interview in his home state of North Carolina while Johnson said he wasn't "sure [he] would bet on" a package to repeal and replace the health law. A spokesman for Toomey said no one from the other side of the aisle had reached out on how to best address Medicaid . "People who are less healthy (including those with pre-existing ... [Full Article...]

Trump says U.S. to quit Paris climate pact; allies voice dismay

Trump says U.S. to quit Paris climate pact; allies voice dismay Pruitt further suggested that China and India , which a couple of weeks ago reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris deal, should "learn from us" if they also want to reduce their carbon output. If enough people hop on board-and it certainly looks like it's possible-it may not matter what Trump says or does internationally. Many politicians and other Americans jumped on Twitter after the ... [Full Article...]

Lead of UK Conservatives holds, May now seen negatively - ComRes poll

Corbyn's team later added: "Jeremy said public will judge May on her record and have opportunity on Thursday to vote in a Labour government that will invest in the police not cut them". Asked about Hilton's comments, May said: "I don't think I'm the only person in Westminster who has found himself on the receiving end of a few comments from Steve Hilton". [Full Article...]

Qatar flights halted as Gulf crisis escalates

Kristian Ulrichsen, a Gulf expert at the U.S-based Baker Institute, said if Qatar's land borders and air space were closed for any length of time "it would wreak havoc on the timeline and delivery" of the World Cup. "What is happening is the preliminary result of the sword dance", Hamid Aboutalebi, deputy chief of staff of Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, tweeted in reference to Trump's joining in... [Full Article...]

Recent UK attacks have "domestic centre of gravity" - London police chief

This bloodshed must end , this bloodshed will end, he said, speaking at an annual fundraiser for Ford s Theater, scene of Abraham Lincoln s assassination. Oh, yes, the travel ban - the one aimed at six predominantly Muslim countries that's been repudiated in USA courts. "He always sets up community groups in terms of the homelessness that is happening here, so to hear that he is now complicit w... [Full Article...]

Dubai stock index drops 0.6 pct in opening minutes after Qatar rift

Dubai stock index drops 0.6 pct in opening minutes after Qatar rift Saudi Arabia broke diplomatic ties with Qatar and cut off air, sea and land access to the country over Doha's support for "terrorist groups aiming to destabilise the region". Bahrain's state news agency said the country was cutting ties with Qatar over "shaking the security and stability of Bahrain and meddling in its affairs". [Full Article...]

Reports of multiple casualties at London Bridge as van strikes pedestrians

They did not say if officers fired the shots. She would have had no understanding of the callous cruelty that caused her death. But Kirkham, who reportedly served as a police officer between 1981 and 2002, responded: "People that are alleging that are lying". [Full Article...]

100000 children in dangerous conditions in Mosul

100000 children in dangerous conditions in Mosul Iraqi forces, backed by air cover from a US-led coalition, are now engaged in a widespread offensive to dislodge Daesh from Mosul , the terrorist group's last stronghold in Iraq . The town, near the Syrian border, is considered one of the important supply lines for ISIS through Syria. USA and Iraqi officials believe IS leader al-Baghdadi has left operational commanders behind with diehard fo... [Full Article...]

Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify next week in Russian Federation probe

Those subpoenaed are Obama national security adviser Susan Rice, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power and former CIA Director John Brennan. He then told journalists and White House officials that Trump or his closest associates may have been "incidentally" swept up in foreign surveillance by American spy agencies. [Full Article...]

Islamic State claims responsibility for London terror attack

Hedge was stabbed in the neck and is unable to speak right now, her mother Kimberley Del Toro said. Speaking outside 10 Downing Street, May warned there has been "far too much tolerance of extremism" in Britain. "Perpetrators are inspired to attack not only on the basis of carefully constructed plots ... and not even as lone attackers radicalised online, but by copying one another and often usin... [Full Article...]

Qatar's dispute with Arab states lifts oil prices, may impact LNG supplies

Qatar's dispute with Arab states lifts oil prices, may impact LNG supplies The official Saudi news agency said the country had made a decision to sever ties with Qatar "proceeding from the exercise of its sovereign right guaranteed by worldwide law and the protection of national security from the dangers of terrorism and extremism". [Full Article...]

Russian Officials Talked Openly About Influencing Trump

Russian Officials Talked Openly About Influencing Trump Trump's advisers and Russian officials - that American officials received past year as they began investigating Russian attempts to disrupt the election and whether any of Mr. "I warned him that if Russian Federation pursued this course, it would destroy any near-term prospect for improvement of relations and would undermine constructive engagement even on matters of mutual interest". [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods needs help from golfing community after arrest, says Jack Nicklaus

Tiger Woods needs help from golfing community after arrest, says Jack Nicklaus Two breathalyser tests showed his blood alcohol content to be zero, according to the report . Police found Tiger Woods asleep at the wheel on the side of a six-lane Florida road in the dark of morning, the engine running and his right blinker flashing. [Full Article...]

North Korea Rejects New Sanctions, to Continue Nuclear Program

North Korea Rejects New Sanctions, to Continue Nuclear Program The Foreign Ministry added that Pyongyang "outrightly rejects the sanctions racket put forth by the United States and the UN Security Council to prevent the strengthening of our nuclear deterrence". We recently asked you to support our journalism. Tillerson reiterated USA and Australian commitment to freedom of navigation in the South China Sea to "ensure unimpeded flow of lawful commerce in... [Full Article...]

Global leaders and business heads react to Trump's Paris pullout

Global leaders and business heads react to Trump's Paris pullout For his part, Mr. Pruitt said he believes climate change is real. And four different times, Pruitt basically gave this response: "All the discussions we had over the last several weeks was focused on one singular issue: Is Paris good or not for this country?" "The Paris Accord would undermine our economy, hamstring our workers, weaken our sovereignty, impose unacceptable legal risks, and put... [Full Article...]

IL ends spring legislative session without budget deal

The House adopted a resolution saying after they adjourn on Wednesday, members would meet in "continuous session". See the full text of the bill as passed by the Senate . Rauner's appearance on WBEZ's Morning Shift came a day after two major credit ratings agencies threatened to lower the state's credit rating to junk status if there's no deal by the end of the month, when the state's fiscal ... [Full Article...]

Qatar denounces 'unjustified' cut of Gulf ties

Qatar denounces 'unjustified' cut of Gulf ties As well as the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Qatar is due to host the 2019 World Athletics Championships, though they failed with their bid to host the 2020 Olympics. The US' biggest concentration of military personnel in the Middle East are located at Qatar's Al Udeid Air Base. It also claimed that the decisions would "not affect the normal lives of citizens and residents". [Full Article...]

UAE, Egypt, Saudi cut ties with Qatar

UAE, Egypt, Saudi cut ties with Qatar Among the groups Saudi Arabia accused Qatar of supporting and harboring were the Muslim Brotherhood , ISIS and al-Qaeda by means including incitement through its media channels. Gulf countries led by Saudi Arabia fell out with Qatar over its backing of then-Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi , a Brotherhood member. Bahrain, Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the UAE all cut diplomatic ties earlier ... [Full Article...]

Net widens in search for accomplices in London Bridge attack

Net widens in search for accomplices in London Bridge attack Residents reported hearing "loud flash bangs and gunshots" in the early hours of Monday morning. It has also emerged that two people said they had warned the police about the behaviour of one of the attackers. I just, like, push him off. Britain's transport police chief praised the actions of one of his officers injured in the attack who took on the assailants armed only with a baton. [Full Article...]

California climate debate rages as Brown raises his profile

California climate debate rages as Brown raises his profile The three states already belong to an emissions reduction pact of states and cities worldwide, but Thursday's action marked a direct stand against the Trump administration and a formal commitment to upholding the targets of the Paris agreement . [Full Article...]


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