• Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul
Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

Andy Slavitt, former acting administrator of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the Obama administration, said Republicans "don't have a good answer". "It is one of many factors, and a very important one that I will consider when casting my vote", she said on ABC's This Week Sunday. The biggest losers would be people at 3...

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  • MI airport stabbing an 'act of terror'
MI airport stabbing an 'act of terror'

Gelios said that an investigation is under way into the attack, noting that Canada is cooperating in assembling evidence with an eye toward determining what links Ftouhi might have with the U.S. White House press secretary Sean Spicer says Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert briefed Trump on Wednesday regarding the stabbing. Radio-Canada repo...

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  • Sushma Swaraj targets Meira Kumar with blast from past Lok Sabha video
Sushma Swaraj targets Meira Kumar with blast from past Lok Sabha video

Ahead of the presidential election , External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday targeted former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar using a 2013 video of the Lok Sabha proceedings and a newspaper report. Kumar said, she was fortunate to have been associated, in various ways, with two monumental struggles of India-the struggle to free India from...

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  • Meira Kumar Congress Nominee for President
Meira Kumar Congress Nominee for President

She joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1973 but resigned after former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi asked her to contest the Lok Sabha by-election from Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh .She is a congress veteran, serving as its General Secretary between 1991-92 and 1996-99, and has been a member of the Congress Working Committee.

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  • List of Demands from Saudi, Allies Not 'Realistic'
List of Demands from Saudi, Allies Not 'Realistic'

The anti-Qatari coalition has accused the gas-rich nation of funding terrorist groups in the region - claims echoed by Donald Trump, who said Qatar have "historically been funding terrorism at a very high level" in June. The Arab countries issued a list of demands that included several provisions Qatar had already declared it could or would n...

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  • Israel Starts Work on New Settlement Regardless of US Peace Efforts
Israel Starts Work on New Settlement Regardless of US Peace Efforts

Israel decided in March to build Amichai, which means "My People Live", and in recent weeks it has approved plans for more than 3,000 settler homes elsewhere in the West Bank. The settlements include those that Israel considers legal as well as at least 100 wildcat outposts. Most countries view Israeli settlement activity as illegal and an obstac...

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  • Jared Kushner speaks publicly for first time since the election
Jared Kushner speaks publicly for first time since the election

She completed the gorgeous look with taupe colored high heels. President Trump is asking the CEOs of the world's largest tech companies for help in modernizing the American government system. Most of the government's 6,100 data centers can be consolidated and moved to a cloud-based storage system. Some of the original members have left both commi...

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  • Netanyahu calls to end Palestinian payments to attacker families
Netanyahu calls to end Palestinian payments to attacker families

Hamas , the Palestinian Islamist group that runs the Gaza Strip, dismissed the IS claim, saying the attackers had come from among its own ranks and those of the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). Additionally, several roadblocks leading to the east Jerusalem entrance to the Old City have been set up to help police mon...

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  • Gal Gadot Thinks The Wonder Woman Haters Are All BS
Gal Gadot Thinks The Wonder Woman Haters Are All BS

Now, a week after its premiere, the headlines have hardly changed. Despite the Alamo Drafthouse theater insisting that the screening was meant to be a celebration of the film's female heroine, and the fact that there were other mixed-gender screenings available at the same time, not everyone was happy to let Wonder Woman's female fanbase celebrat...

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  • Why Democrats can't quit Nancy Pelosi
Why Democrats can't quit Nancy Pelosi

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. arrives for a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017 . "I'm a master legislator". "As you know, we need 24 seats to retake the majority". "I'd like to keep her right where she is, because our record is extraordinary against her", Trump said in a Fox News interview.

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  • Some UK ministers want Hammond as caretaker PM
Some UK ministers want Hammond as caretaker PM

Asked if a Tory leadership contest would be catastrophic for the Britain's divorce talks with the European Union, he said: "Yes, let me be absolutely plain about this". So far, the two sides haven't reached a deal and time is running out before May faces a crucial vote on her legislative program this Thursday. But he said he had not apologised to...

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  • Michigan officials charged in Flint Legionnaires' outbreak
Michigan officials charged in Flint Legionnaires' outbreak

Lyon also is charged with misconduct in office for allegedly obstructing researchers who are studying whether the surge in cases was linked to the Flint River water . As mentioned, a key part of the charges goes back to how Lyon handled alerting residents to the contaminated water and Legionnaires' outbreak. These are the most high-profile...

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  • Russia's Top Troll Strikes Again: Putin Offers Comey Political Asylum
Russia's Top Troll Strikes Again: Putin Offers Comey Political Asylum

Comey, who was overseeing the probe of Russia's involvement in the US elections, was recently sacked by US President Trump . Russian farmers have pleaded with the Kremlin to keep the import ban even if the West lifts its sanctions, but Putin said that if "our partners lift the sanctions against our economy, we will respond in kind".

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  • Waterbombing plane fighting huge wildfire crashes in central Portugal
Waterbombing plane fighting huge wildfire crashes in central Portugal

The fire, about 200 km (125 miles) northeast of capital Lisbon, spread rapidly after starting on Saturday, killing many people in their cars as they tried to flee the blaze. More than 1,000 firefighters and nine water-dropping aircraft have been battling the blaze in Pedrogao Grande. More than 1,000 firefighters and nearly 400 fire engines are st...

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  • Klopp sends message of support to son of Joost vd Westhuizen
Klopp sends message of support to son of Joost vd Westhuizen

Can is yet to agree an extension to the deal he signed on his arrival from Bayer Leverkusen in 2014, with his representatives regularly holding talks with the club. Which of these players do you think are realistic targets for Liverpool? "Last year, we had the chance to play in two finals, but unfortunately we lost both of them".

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  • Vilsack speaks out on GOP Senate health care plan
Vilsack speaks out on GOP Senate health care plan

And while I know that division makes it hard to listen. Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst is suggesting Iowans would not be losing Medicaid coverage even as the Senate GOP health care bill would phase out financing to expand the low-income insurance program.

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  • 72 firefighters, 10 engines tackle apartment block blaze in east London
72 firefighters, 10 engines tackle apartment block blaze in east London

London Fire Brigade said a man suffering from smoke inhalation has been taken to hospital. Bethan Green Road is now closed as firefighters tackle the blaze. Firefighters were called at 4.25pm and the blaze was under control by 7.30pm. "There is a real anxiety about whether their housing stock is secure which I know people will be feeling aroun...

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  • May defends 'fair and serious offer' to EU nationals living in UK
May defends 'fair and serious offer' to EU nationals living in UK

The relocation of the European Medicines Agency and the European Banking Authority is a outcome of the British decision to leave the European Union . May had previously refused to guarantee the rights of European Union citizens in Britain until those of expatriate Britons were secured. Using a Flemish phrase to describe a dubious gift, he said: ...

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  • North Korea detainee mourned at Ohio funeral
North Korea detainee mourned at Ohio funeral

This is in response to the tragic demise of Otto Warmbier , the 22-year-old student who was returned to the USA in a coma last week after being imprisoned in North Korea for 17 months. North Korean officials told U.S. envoys that Mr Warmbier contracted botulism after his trial and lapsed into a coma after taking a sleeping pill.

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  • McDonalds in Saudi Tweets Allegiance to New Crown Prince
McDonalds in Saudi Tweets Allegiance to New Crown Prince

While we've been desperately trying to keep up with the breaking news as it rolls in nearly every hour, we woke up on June 21 to see that Saudi King Salman bin Abdel Aziz had deposed his nephew, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef , in favor of his son Mohammed bin Salman .

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  • Grizzly bear protections in Yellowstone National park are ending
Grizzly bear protections in Yellowstone National park are ending

Population and habitat monitoring efforts undertaken by the IGBST indicate that GYE Grizzly Bears have more than doubled their range since the mid-1970s. Overall grizzly bears still occupy less than 4 percent of their historic USA range. Grizzly populations have rebounded from 136 in 1975 to about 700, meeting the criteria for de-listing.

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  • Ireland's new prime minister formally takes power
Ireland's new prime minister formally takes power

However one of the biggest question marks surrounding Mr Varadkar's cabinet appointments is that of the retention of Simon Harris as the Minister for Health despite strong calls for the 30 year old to be relieved of his position. The son of an Indian father and Irish mother, Varadkar is a qualified doctor. "For my own part I am the first to ackno...

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  • Michael Gove says Government will 'work with everyone' on Brexit
Michael Gove says Government will 'work with everyone' on Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May has launched her first reshuffle by confirming that Greg Clark will remain in post as secretary of state for business, energy and industrial strategy. But the embattled Tory leader has also begun to reshape her government by handing a promotion to her former work and pensions secretary Damian Green .

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  • Prez poll: With 63% of votes in bag, Kovind win seems certain
Prez poll: With 63% of votes in bag, Kovind win seems certain

After declaring two days ago that she won't have a negative approach towards the NDA's nomination for the Presidentship - Ram Nath Kovind - as he was a dalit BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday changed her stance to openly back UPA's nominee Meira Kumar "Meira Kumar is more capable and popular than the NDA candidate", she said.

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  • Senate bill sacrifices health care for tax cuts
Senate bill sacrifices health care for tax cuts

Its purported repeal and reform provisions, particularly those tied to Medicaid , are phony. The goal of the GOP bill, simply put, is not to be Obamacare . The cuts in Medicare reimbursement, which are primarily for health for the elderly, were used to fund the Medicaid expansion under Obamacare. What is unmistakable is the Senate bill's...

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  • Somalia rejects $80M offer from Saudi to sever Qatar ties
Somalia rejects $80M offer from Saudi to sever Qatar ties

However, after diplomatic relations were broken off on June 5, the three member States of the Gulf Cooperation Council ( GCC ) chose to close their air, maritime and land borders, in addition to cancelling flights among their countries and expelling Qatari residents.

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  • Saudi, most Gulf Arabs start Eid al-Fitr on Sunday
Saudi, most Gulf Arabs start Eid al-Fitr on Sunday

Furthermore, people belonging to different sects in Canada, America, England and Europe will celebrate Eid today and tomorrow. Trump concluded the statement with the traditional Muslim greeting " Eid Mubarak " which means "blessed celebration " and is used only during the celebration of the important holiday.

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  • Iran MoD hopes for peace on Eid al-Fitr
Iran MoD hopes for peace on Eid al-Fitr

Astronomical calculations have revealed that this year, Eid al-Fitr is expected to begin on Sunday, June 25, and end on the evening of Monday, June 26. The exact date of Eid depends on the lunar cycle, and it is traditionally celebrated for three days - although from country to country, the festival can last anywhere from one to four days.

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  • Cladding on dozens of United Kingdom tower blocks fail fire tests
Cladding on dozens of United Kingdom tower blocks fail fire tests

After the news that cladding samples from every tower block tested so far had failed combustibility tests, the communities secretary, Sajid Javid , urged local authorities and housing associations to continue to submit samples "as a matter of urgency".

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  • US Rep. Scalise, wounded in Virginia shooting, is out of ICU
US Rep. Scalise, wounded in Virginia shooting, is out of ICU

Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., opened fire with a rifle on a group of Republicans practicing for an annual congressional baseball game. Scalise was near death when he arrived at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , doctors said . Scalise was the most seriously injured in the attack.The bullet pierced his pelvis, fracturing bones and injuring ...

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  • London fire: 79 presumed dead, death toll may rise
London fire: 79 presumed dead, death toll may rise

Cundy said the search and recovery operation was ongoing in the burnt-out 24-storey tower, which was built in 1974 and had received a major refurbishment that was completed previous year. He said it had been "incredibly emotional working in there" and described his shock at the devastation he had witnessed inside the building. Cundy said the "com...

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  • 141 burn to death in oil tanker fire in Pakistan
141 burn to death in oil tanker fire in Pakistan

Rizwan Naseer, the head of the Punjab province's rescue services, said 122 people were killed and another 76 were wounded, with many suffering serious burns. The report said that bodies of many were charred beyond recognition. A loudspeaker atop a local mosque alerted villagers to the leaking fuel, and scores raced to the site with jerry cans, ...

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  • Trump Acknowledges Russian Election 'Meddling' in Tweet Criticizing Obama
Trump Acknowledges Russian Election 'Meddling' in Tweet Criticizing Obama

He provided no explanation or evidence for why this would have helped Clinton. It was nearly as if the man was too concerned about his ego to even entertain the idea (at least publicly) that his election win may have actually been attributed to interference in our democracy.

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  • Mechanic: Suspected Scalise Shooter Went on Trump Rant Before the Attack
Mechanic: Suspected Scalise Shooter Went on Trump Rant Before the Attack

CBN News has confirmed the Federal Bureau of Investigation recovered a "hit list" with several names of Republican congressmen on the body of 66-year-old James Hodgkinson , the Alexandria shooter. The Republican politician's condition remains critical though hospital staff said the 51-year-old is improving after a second round of surgery. In M...

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  • Iraqi forces free civilians in old Mosul
Iraqi forces free civilians in old Mosul

An estimated 100,000 civilians are still trapped in the Old City as Iraqi forces make their final push to recapture the former ISIS citadel. The week-old battle in the Old City is turning into the deadliest of the eight-month U.S. Aid organizations say Islamic State has stopped many from leaving, using them as human shields. Three years after...

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