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Nawaz Sharif, disqualified Pakistan PM, wants brother to take his place

Nawaz Sharif, disqualified Pakistan PM, wants brother to take his place Sharif defended his record, saying he always paid his taxes. Bloomberg in an op-ed titled "Pakistan's Politics Fail Again", said: "Nobody should be above the law, but the circumstances surrounding the judgement are troubling..." Durrani, a feminist whose book "My Feudal Lord" earned her worldwide acclaim, is also credited with improving Sharif's respect for women. [Full Article...]

US Senator John McCain returning to Arizona to begin cancer treatment

US Senator John McCain returning to Arizona to begin cancer treatment John McCain turned and whispered something in Sen. McCain returned to Congress for the first time since being diagnosed with brain cancer . But people wouldn't that get them down, with many eye rolls and jokes of, "Uh oh, he's awake", Twitter went on with the celebration of McCain, Collins, and Murkowski. [Full Article...]

Two militants killed in J&K

Two militants killed in J&K Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Kashmir on Sunday, police said. An SLR and an INSAS rifle has been recovered from the spot, ANI reported. The encounter is underway as one more terrorist is believed to be hiding in the area. Director General of police SP Vaid also confirmed the killings of two militants on his Twitter handle. [Full Article...]

Barack Obama issues statement, credits supporters who fought Obamacare repeal

Barack Obama issues statement, credits supporters who fought Obamacare repeal However, there are reports that the GOP's newest plan is a so-called " skinny repeal "-legislation that would undo: Obamacare's individual mandate requiring people to carry health insurance or pay a penalty; a mandate on employers to cover full time workers; and a tax on medical device companies". [Full Article...]

Ozamiz City Mayor, twelve others killed in police raid

Ozamiz City Mayor, twelve others killed in police raid Several weapons and large volume of crystal meth were also seized following a massive law enforcement operation against Reynaldo Parojinog, mayor of Ozamis city in Mindanao's Misamis Occidental, according to Superintendent Lemuel Gonda, regional police spokesperson for Northern Mindanao. [Full Article...]

What's Next: Health Care 'Vote-a-Rama' and the End Game

What's Next: Health Care 'Vote-a-Rama' and the End Game The administration could put its thumb on the scale for an Obamacare failure it has been rooting for by cutting off cost-sharing payments to insurers. After the Senate on Wednesday rejected a measure that would have repealed major provisions of the health law but would not have provided a replacement, Senate Republicans are trying to unite behind a so-called "skinny repeal" that would only u... [Full Article...]

ACA "Skinny Repeal" Dies in Senate, Leaving Next Steps Uncertain

ACA INSKEEP: I guess we should define us. "Starting over, or even moving backwards as I believe the proposals we've seen from the House and Senate will do, will not better serve Pennsylvanians or Americans throughout the nation". Only 13 GOP senators were let in on the talks. What we tried to accomplish for the American people was the right thing for the country. The statement from Dewane, chairman ... [Full Article...]

Joyful Palestinian worshippers greeted with Israeli violence

Joyful Palestinian worshippers greeted with Israeli violence Israeli police said this was necessary to prevent another attack, but Palestinians viewed it as a step to Israel's taking control of the mosque, the third holiest site in Islam. Some 115 Palestinians were treated for wounds both inside the compound and in the surrounding area, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent. Since then, Palestinians have killed 48 Israelis, two visiting American... [Full Article...]

How Rick Perry could fire Robert Mueller

How Rick Perry could fire Robert Mueller Especially alarming to congressional Republicans are Trump's recent tweets about Sessions and Mueller - such as a Saturday tweet asking why the two are not investigating alleged "crimes" by former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and by former FBI Director James B. [Full Article...]

Trump echó a Priebus y nombró a Kelly su Jefe de Staff

Trump echó a Priebus y nombró a Kelly su Jefe de Staff Sin embargo, luego de la entrada de Scaramucci como nuevo director de Comunicaciones la suerte de Priebus quedó echada. Al momento, se desconoce quién ocupará su puesto. El jueves, Scaramucci estalló después de que la prensa revelara aspectos de sus declaraciones financieras, algo de lo que, insinuó, Priebus era responsable, aunque los medios insistieron en que esa información era públic... [Full Article...]

Manafort subpoenaed by judiciary panel, met with Senate intel

Manafort subpoenaed by judiciary panel, met with Senate intel The committee wanted Manafort to testify on enforcement of the Foreign Agents Registration Act and Russia's attempts to influence US elections. The panel leaders also said any Manafort interview would not constitute a waiver of his rights and the committee could require that he testify in the future. [Full Article...]

President needs to 'step back' on Mueller: Senator Collins

Now, by stepping up the pressure , he's moving toward a showdown, and a possible constitutional crisis. On Monday, Trump had called his attorney general "beleaguered". The views expressed in this article are those of just the author. MS-13 members have been accused in a spate of bloodshed that included the massacre of four young men in a Long Island, New York, park and the killing of a suspec... [Full Article...]

Gujarat MLAs will wait out storm in Bidadi resort

Gujarat MLAs will wait out storm in Bidadi resort As many as 44 of the Congress Party MLAs yesterday left for Bengaluru to ensure they don't succumb to police and political pressure to join the BJP. Shivkumar who was in a trip to Singapore has cut short his trip and rushed to Bengaluru. The leaders complained that money and muscle power is in the full display in the state by the ruling BJP. "Our party's high command in Delhi directed us on Frid... [Full Article...]

Korea claims successful launch of another ICBM

Korea claims successful launch of another ICBM And the July 4 test-firing of its first intercontinental ballistic missile indicated the regime also might be capable of striking the USA mainland too. The most recent test lofted the North Korean missile on a very high trajectory, bringing it down in the Sea of Japan . "The ATACMS can be rapidly deployed and engaged and provides deep-strike precision capability, enabling the [U.S. [Full Article...]

United States police chiefs blast Trump for endorsing 'police brutality'

United States police chiefs blast Trump for endorsing 'police brutality' Maciel just returned from Central America, where he gave workshops on how his hometown is fighting gangs. Trump said, miming the physical motion of an officer shielding a suspect's head to keep it from bumping against the squad vehicle. Speaking before law enforcement officers, Trump praised the aggressive tactics of immigration officers and suggested that police shouldn't protect the heads of han... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation to seize United States properties in retaliation over sanctions

Putin also argued that "Russian-US relations are being sacrificed to resolve questions of domestic politics", specifying that "in this case, it is the battle between President (Donald) Trump and his political opponents". Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov met outgoing US ambassador John Tefft on Friday to inform him of the counter measures, Russian news agencies reported. [Full Article...]

Arizona Leaders React To 'Skinny Repeal' Defeat

Arizona Leaders React To 'Skinny Repeal' Defeat Go!" But then they seemed to yield to the requests of the president republican, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski who have tipped the balance. "While last votes are now scheduled to take place [Friday], Members are advised that - pending Senate action on healthcare - the House schedule is subject to change", McCarthy wrote . [Full Article...]

John McCain's Obamacare vote praised by Chuck Schumer

John McCain's Obamacare vote praised by Chuck Schumer Following rejection of two broader repeal plans earlier in the week, Friday's vote cast doubt on whether divided Senate Republicans can advance any health bill despite seven years of promises to repeal " Obamacare ". "The burden remains on the Senate to demonstrate that it is capable of passing something that keeps our promise, as the House has already done", Ryan said. [Full Article...]

Obamacare defeats Trump again at US Senate

Obamacare defeats Trump again at US Senate Ryan released a statement underscoring this message: "While the House delivered a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, unfortunately the Senate was unable to reach a consensus". In a Senate where the margin of error is slim, given united Democratic opposition to the Republican agenda, every GOP vote is vital. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., who ranks third in the leadership, said Republicans are not... [Full Article...]

Leaders in McCain's home state frustrated by repeal failure

Leaders in McCain's home state frustrated by repeal failure The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act , known as Obamacare or the ACA, became law under former President Barack Obama in 2010. "They could they could wake up - maybe they will up this morning or tomorrow and say, 'You know, we made a mistake, ' so we can always hope for that and then it will go to conference as the speaker promised ". [Full Article...]


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