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Tom Price promises GOP won't pull 'rug out' on health care

The Affordable Care Act became law in March 2010 and is widely regarded as the Obama Administration's most significant legislative achievement. This could happen because the language might be determined to be not pertaining to the rules of budget reconciliation. [Full Article...]

Israel begins work on new West Bank settlement

Israel begins work on new West Bank settlement Israel says seven Arabs were arrested over a plot to kill army officers for the Islamic militant Hamas that rules Gaza to avenge the killing of one its members. Greenblatt is to be joined by Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday. Jason Greenblatt , Mr Trump's worldwide envoy, arrived on Monday. [Full Article...]

Senator Rand Paul says would consider partial repeal of Obamacare

Even President Trump - who is single-mindedly obsessed with repealing Obamacare - said that the new bill should be less "mean" than the AHCA. Trump's role is expected to become more pronounced in coming days as the vote nears. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat , said his first review of the Senate legislation "raises several red flags for the state". More hard-line members o... [Full Article...]

10 pilgrims killed in accident

10 pilgrims killed in accident The pilgrims hailing from Amritsar were on their way to the Jawalaji shrine in Kangra district when the driver lost control round a curve as he tried to avert a collision with an oncoming Maruti auto near Dhaliara. Three of the deceased have been identified as Shiv Kumar (40), Charan Kaur (53) and Santosh (60). Governor Acharya Dev Vrat and Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh have expressed grief... [Full Article...]

Muslims Around The World Including Liberia Celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Muslims Around The World Including Liberia Celebrate Eid al-Fitr Japan, Indonesia and Malaysia are among the other Asian countries celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr today. The time of Zakat al-Fitr, which is the charity given to the poor at the end of the fasting in Ramadan , is the last day of Ramadan . The chief minister said that the joy of Eid should also be shared with those whose near and dear ones have made eternal sacrifices for maintaining peace in the co... [Full Article...]

Ravi Teja's Brother Actor Bharath Dies in a Road Accident

Ravi Teja's Brother Actor Bharath Dies in a Road Accident The actor, 46, was reportedly driving his sedan at almost 140kmph and rammed it into a stationary lorry at Kotwalguda in Shamshabad mandal at around 11pm. "We have put up a caution board that a truck was parked due to break down". The post-mortem will be completed soon and the body will be submitted to Ravi Teja family. [Full Article...]

Some demands on Qatar very hard to meet

Mr Erdogan announced his support for the monarchy in Doha after they accused a group of Sunni Arab nations including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Bahrain of forming an "illegal blockade" against them and issuing unreasonable demands . [Full Article...]

Spot Showers, More Comfortable Air Arrives

Spot Showers, More Comfortable Air Arrives It may squeeze out a few showers & storms, but most locations will stay completely dry. A few foggy spots may develop, but fog should not be too widespread Monday morning. Wind: SE 5-10. Low: 62. Partly cloudy skies over Dulles Airport yesterday. Winds: N 5-10 miles per hour. Thursday: Mostly sunny, warmer and turning a bit more humid by evening. [Full Article...]

South Carolina health officials find West Nile virus

South Carolina health officials find West Nile virus Most people infected with West Nile have no symptoms. Last season a total of three imported cases of Zika were reported in El Paso, and there were six confirmed cases of West Nile Virus recorded. To eliminate other potential mosquito breeding sites, Lambton Public Health encourages residents to remove stagnant water from around their property. [Full Article...]

After string of defeats, Democrats rudderless in Trump era

After string of defeats, Democrats rudderless in Trump era Having Pelosi as the face of the party "makes it a heck of a lot harder" to win House seats, said Rep. Tim Ryan , the Ohio Democrat who challenged Pelosi for the House minority leader post after the 2016 election. "As we sit here, they're running caricatures of me in Georgia ", Pelosi said. Trump was quick to celebrate the Georgia win and accused Democrats of standing in the way of... [Full Article...]

McDonalds in Saudi Tweets Allegiance to New Crown Prince

Al-Jazeera, in its coverage of the shakeup, said Bin Salman had previously said on Saudi TV that it is Iran's goal to "control the Islamic world" and spread Shia doctrine. "Now some in Saudi Arabia are betting on the support of Donald Trump in order to implement new domestic and foreign policy. Having President Trump in the White House probably means that MBS will encounter minimal push-back from ... [Full Article...]

Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office over health care bill

Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office over health care bill Online footage of the protest shows Capitol Hill Police lifting protesters from the floor outside McConnell's office. Amid chants of " Don't Touch Medicaid! " and signs suggesting the same, many of those protesting the Senate bill were either elderly or in wheelchairs, offering a stunning visual as police tried to remove them from the hallway. [Full Article...]

Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

Kennedy himself hasn't actually said anything about the issue but the prospect that President Donald Trump will be able to fill up a second Supreme Court seat is terrifying many liberals who are afraid that would allow conservatives to take decisive control over the highest court in the land . [Full Article...]

Toddler allegedly beaten by dad on Father's Day has died

Toddler allegedly beaten by dad on Father's Day has died In an exclusive Daily News interview on Rikers Island, Taylor insisted that Nylah was injured in a fall. Her mother Tammy Lewis, 17, dropped her off to spend quality time with him, in spite of the promises Shaquan Taylor, 18, made. "Do you know what it's like to be here for something I didn't do?" Taylor did acknowledge beating Lewis during the Sunday confrontation. "Exactly why I hate that li... [Full Article...]

Eid-ul-Fitr 2017: Muslims gear up for the big festival

Eid is celebrated during the first day of Shawaal. Astronomical calculations had already revealed that Eid al-Fitr 2017 in India would fall on Monday. According to the calculations conducted by the Shamakhi-based Tusi Astrophysical Observatory of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS), the 1st of Ramadan-that is, when the moon appears - fell on May 27 this year, APA reported. [Full Article...]

Israel freezes plan for mixed prayer at Western Wall

Israel freezes plan for mixed prayer at Western Wall The government dealt a double whammy to liberal Jews on Sunday, with its ministerial committee approving explosive legislation that revokes the state's recognition of citizenship rights for private Orthodox conversions, as well as the rights of Reform and Conservative converts to be registered as Jewish in the Interior Ministry. [Full Article...]

Capitol police arrest protesters, some in wheelchairs, outside McConnell's office

Capitol police arrest protesters, some in wheelchairs, outside McConnell's office One protestor being carried out by police was reportedly dropped. She says the protesters rely on Medicaid to help them live and she says the health bill amounts to "tax cuts for the wealthy on the backs of people with disabilities ". And they will have even less time to consider the Congressional Budget Office's score of the bill - and dramatic headlines of what it means for Americans' healt... [Full Article...]

Gerrymandering gave GOP 1 extra legislative seat

Gerrymandering gave GOP 1 extra legislative seat Gerrymandering - the dark art of shaping legislative districts to give one party an electoral edge-gave Republicans an outsized advantage in races for the U.S. The Michigan House redistricting effort was led by then-state Rep. Pete Lund, who denied gerrymandering districts to favor Republicans. Virginia is a swing state where Democrats have won, often by slim margins, every statewide office since ... [Full Article...]

Disabled protesters stage sit-in outside Sen. Mitch McConnell's office

Disabled protesters stage sit-in outside Sen. Mitch McConnell's office I can not comprehend anything less productive for Democrats than lashing out at their longtime leader, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), as if she is to blame for not winning a deep-red congressional seat in a special election. The protest was organized by ADAPT , a non-profit for people with disabilities , according to NBC Washington . The bill would also end the Affordable Care Act's (Obamaca... [Full Article...]

Kellyanne Conway on Senate health bill: 'These are not cuts to Medicaid'

The Senate healthcare bill unveiled last week proposes capping Medicaid spending, limiting the amount of federal government spending on the healthcare program. But Conway doubled down, and mockingly noted that a number of Americans paid a monetary penalty rather than paid for "this great thing called Obamacare". [Full Article...]


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