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Senate GOP Leaders Delay Vote On Health Care Bill

Senate GOP Leaders Delay Vote On Health Care Bill All four senators have said they would need to see alterations to the GOP version of the bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare before they would vote to move forward. Two more Republicans joined them after the delay was announced. Paul said in previous tweets that he planned to talk with the president about how to "fix" the healthcare bill. [Full Article...]

On Their First Visit, PM Modi Invites Donald Trump, Family To India

He jetted into Holland for a meeting with Prime Minister Mark Rutte to boost ties between the trading partners, which look set to improve if the comments from the talks are anything to go by. Answering questions later, Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar said the United States move to declare Syed Salahuddin as a global terrorist had sent a clear signal. [Full Article...]

U.S. top court partly reinstates Trump's travel ban

U.S. top court partly reinstates Trump's travel ban That's no minor exception, according to immigrant groups, who say relatively few people come to the US from the affected countries without such close ties. That means the temporary ban will go into effect Thursday morning. The Department of Homeland Security said in a communique that it will provide more details regarding implementation of the ban after consulting with the State and Justice Depa... [Full Article...]

Insurance industry warned of fire risk before London tower blaze (June 25)

The list of high-rise apartment towers in Britain that have failed fire safety tests grew to 60, officials said Sunday, revealing the mounting challenge the government faces in the aftermath of London's Grenfell Tower fire tragedy. "We will all miss our kind, energetic, generous little boy". Isaac Paulous died of inhaling fire fumes, Westminster Coroner's Court officer Eric Sword said Mo... [Full Article...]

US, India Leaders Pledge to Boost Security, Trade Ties

Modi spread his warmth by giving the US President a hug at the end of their Press statements. I am thrilled to salute you, Prime Minister Modi, and the Indian people for all that you are accomplishing together. Analysts feel Modi's visit has bolstered defense and security cooperation between the two countries. "We have a very, very good bond - very, very good chemistry", he said. [Full Article...]

IS fighters launch counterattacks in west Mosul neighborhood

The Iraqi military has begun opening exit routes for shell-shocked residents to flee the Old City, with the United Nations warning of a rising civilian death toll and the "unimaginable" risks facing those trapped inside. "Yarmuk is being searched house to house", he said, adding that two groups of ISIL attackers were still believed to be in the area. Islamic State's Baghdadi has left the fig... [Full Article...]

'Collusion' and 'obstruction' kept Obama from acting on claims of Russian interference

'Collusion' and 'obstruction' kept Obama from acting on claims of Russian interference There is no collusion & no obstruction. Conway was referring to a quotation in the article by a former senior Obama administration official involved in the Russian Federation discussions who said the Obama White House's handling of the Russian Federation hacking was "the hardest thing" for him to defend from his time in government, and added, "I feel like we sort of choked". [Full Article...]

State AG disappointed as Sea-Tac prepares to enforce travel ban

The US Supreme Court upheld some portions of President Donald Trump's revised travel ban on Monday (June 26), setting the stage for arguments on the case in October. That would appear to prevent a repeat of the original travel ban, when travellers got stuck in limbo in airports around the United States . The plans were described by a senior official who was familiar with them, speaking on c... [Full Article...]

Irish PM Varadkar to meet DUP and Sinn Féin

Negotiations between the Conservatives and the DUP are understood to be focused on measures to boost the economy in Northern Ireland , as well as proposals to drop some unpopular Conservative manifesto proposals. During the appearance, Ms O'Neill said: 'We made very clear to the prime minister that any deal between herself and the DUP can not undermine the Good Friday agreement . [Full Article...]

Republicans Struggle to Marshal Votes for Health Care Bill

Republicans Struggle to Marshal Votes for Health Care Bill The dissension is swelling after Congress' nonpartisan budget referee said the high profile measure would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 2026 than President Barack Obama's law, which the GOP wants to scrap. According to the Tax Policy Center, the top one percent of earners would take home an extra $45,000 per year on average if the GOP bill became law, while the top 0.1% of ea... [Full Article...]

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emmanuel Macron shoot video selfie about climate change

The historic 2015 agreement aims to reduce carbon emissions and contain global warming. Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and French President Emmanuel Macron met over the weekend in Paris to talk about climate change, and while they were there, they couldn't help but throw in a subtle (or not so subtle) jab at President Donald Trump. [Full Article...]

India, Netherlands On Same Page On Global Issues: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

India, Netherlands On Same Page On Global Issues: Prime Minister Narendra Modi India ranks seventh on the list of countries impacted most by terrorism, while Pakistan ranks fourth on the list of rankings released by the Global Terrorism Index in 2016 . "And next month, they will join together with the Japanese navy to take place in the largest maritime exercise ever conducted in the vast Indian Ocean". [Full Article...]

Syria denies U.S. allegations of coming chemical attack

Mattis said that as the next fight against ISIS fighters in the Euphrates River Valley approaches, "we'll work that fight, again, with deconfliction efforts". The Kremlin was not happy with the White House statement. Syria denied it carried out the April attack and, in an interview with the AFP news agency earlier this year, Assad said it was a "100 percent fabrication" to justify a US air... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom official: Fire building materials broke rules

United Kingdom official: Fire building materials broke rules Late on Sunday, the Metropolitan Police released three photos from inside Grenfell Tower , which showed in close detail how the fire charred the building that once housed up to 600 people in 120 apartments. Of all the victims, only five have been formally identified. "It will also be a subject that the criminal investigation will be looking at". Over the last four days, British police have wor... [Full Article...]

Marchers arrested in Istanbul as Pride parade continues despite cancellation

But the pride celebrations also faced some resistance from within the LGBT community itself. "It's incredible to see so many members of the SUNY family in New York City for this awesome event, specifically the huge number of student leaders", he said. [Full Article...]

PM announces Rs10m for each player of cricket team: Marriyum

PM announces Rs10m for each player of cricket team: Marriyum Information minister Marriyum Aurangzeb has said that Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif announced to award Rs10 million as prize money for each player of the winning Champions Trophy team. That decision drew flak from Associate players, with Ireland and Scotland cricketers quite vocal . "The fact is that World T20s do attract a lot of interest, they generate significant revenue for television... [Full Article...]

AIADMK (Amma) backs NDA nominee for President

Congress finally revealed its opinion on Bharatiya Janata Party's presidential nominee and said it will oppose Ram Nath Kovind as president because of his strong RSS-BJP ideology. Hectic parleys between leaders of non-NDA parties began this morning, hours ahead of the crucial opposition meeting where they are expected to zero in on a joint candidate for the presidential election. [Full Article...]

'Grenfell Changes Everything': Hundreds Of Homes Evacuated Over Safety Fears

Hotpoint said Friday that "words can not express our sorrow at this awful tragedy" and added it was working with authorities to examine the appliance. The government has ordered an immediate examination of the refrigerator model that started the blaze, the Hotpoint model FF175BP refrigerator-freezer. [Full Article...]

Trial date set for California suit against Cosby

Trial date set for California suit against Cosby Cosby's attorney also said on Tuesday that the comedian will not be speaking about sexual assault issues at town halls this summer, saying that the coming retrial of his criminal case was too important to jeopardize. The town hall meetings are not about sexual assault. Cosby is accused of sexually assaulting Judy Huth at the Playboy Mansion in 1974, when she was 15 years old. [Full Article...]

Led strikes on IS Syria prison kill 57: monitor

Led strikes on IS Syria prison kill 57: monitor The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a United Kingdom -based group that has a wide network of sources on the ground in Syria , said the strike took place at dawn on Monday in the eastern town of al-Mayadin. Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said 222 civilians, including 84 children, were killed in the largely Islamic State group-held province of Deir Ezzor. [Full Article...]


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