• Sen. McCain returning to Arizona for brain cancer treatment
Sen. McCain returning to Arizona for brain cancer treatment

After weeks of will-they-or-won't-they tension, the Senate pulled together 50 votes (plus a tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence ) on Tuesday afternoon to proceed to debate on the Republican health care bill. "All of us were so inspired by the speech and the life of the senator from Arizona", Schumer said , tearing up. "The re...

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  • Phew: The Health Bill Fails
Phew: The Health Bill Fails

Congressional Democrats are praising Republican Senator John McCain after he helped them defeat a proposed law Thursday night that would have repealed the seven-year old Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare . Sharing the post-midnight vote on the partial repeal bill was a motion by Sen . The Republicans' " skinny repeal " bi...

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  • DPS to not charge forensics fees to police departments
DPS to not charge forensics fees to police departments

However, Abbott does not think that is a valid enough excuse to start charging news agencies for crime lab usage, according to a letter he sent to McCraw on Friday. Gov. Abbott addressed the shortfall in his letter to the DPS director: "Under no circumstances will I allow the 13 crime labs that DPS operates across the state to be underfunded".

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  • Foul-mouthed interview sparks White House turf war
Foul-mouthed interview sparks White House turf war

To that, " The Mooch " says, "You talking to me or him?" A White House official leaked Anthony Scaramucci's plan to confront Reince Priebus about his suspected leaks, The Washington Post reported Thursday night. I'll get to the person who leaked that to you. Mr Priebus didn't want Mr Trump to hire Mr Scaramucci , who yesterday ...

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  • Neymar Storms Off After Training Ground Bust-up With Barcelona Teammate
Neymar Storms Off After Training Ground Bust-up With Barcelona Teammate

He has been in fantastic form for Barcelona in pre-season scoring three goals in two games- a brace against Juventus and a goal against Manchester United. Accompanied by a member of the Barcelona staff, he leaves as training resumes without him, with the player going out into the vehicle park and leaving the training area entirely.

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  • President Trump names John F. Kelly White House Chief of Staff
President Trump names John F. Kelly White House Chief of Staff

After Trump boarded Air Force One on Friday for a trip to Long Island, New York, reporters saw Priebus and Scaramucci, who was on the telephone and carrying a bag, boarding the aircraft using the rear staircase. Scaramucci has come under intense criticism for the profane tirade, though it endeared him to some Trump supporters. Yet Priebus was ove...

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  • He's fired: Reince Priebus out as White House chief of staff
He's fired: Reince Priebus out as White House chief of staff

Priebus had sought to block Scaramucci from a White House job, according to officials. Those questions sharply escalated this week with the arrival of Anthony Scaramucci , the hard-charging communications director who was hired over Priebus's objections.

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  • Muslims pray peacefully at Jerusalem mosque
Muslims pray peacefully at Jerusalem mosque

The walled compound is home to both the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock. It came amid tensions at a Jerusalem holy site where prayers ended peacefully on Friday after two weeks of unrest. Police removed them after they refused to leave, he said. Israeli security forces followed the worshippers in from the Bab Hutta gate and fired stun...

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  • National Night Out set for Tuesday, Aug. 1
National Night Out set for Tuesday, Aug. 1

Parking for the event can be found in the lots surrounding Main Street Downtown or at City Hall. National Night Out is an annual campaign created to strengthen relationships between law enforcement officers and the communities they serve.

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  • Neymar in Barca training bust-up as exit rumours continue
Neymar in Barca training bust-up as exit rumours continue

Neymar has been caught on camera tangling with Barcelona team-mate Nelson Semedo in a heated training ground bust-up as speculation regarding his future intensifies. The French side are ready to meet his 222 million euros release clause and the deal is a "mouth-watery" one...for lack of a better word. Accompanied by a member of the Barcelon...

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  • Telefonica Brasil SA (ADR) (VIV) Formed Bullish Double Top; Buyers Could Thrive
Telefonica Brasil SA (ADR) (VIV) Formed Bullish Double Top; Buyers Could Thrive

The fund owned 17,725 shares of the utilities provider's stock after buying an additional 215 shares during the period. The consensus price target of $113.00 also implies significant upside from the current price of $113.50. 05/12/2017 - Telefonica SA was downgraded to "underweight" by analysts at Barclays. If you are accessing this article on an...

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  • Which Analysts Are Watching Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB)?
Which Analysts Are Watching Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB)?

As of the end of the quarter Huntington National Bank had disposed of 200 shares trimming its position 57.1%. The stock now has Weekly Volatility of 2.51% and Monthly Volatility of 2.39%. Viacom , Inc. on 3/30/2017 reported its EPS as $1.05 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $1.01. Investors of record on Thursday, June 15th were p...

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  • Kremlin regards anti-Russian bill approved by U.S. sad and dismaying event
Kremlin regards anti-Russian bill approved by U.S. sad and dismaying event

The Russian Foreign Ministry issued a statement saying the number of American diplomats in the U.S. Embassy in Moscow and its four consulates across the country should be reduced to 455, the same as the number of Russian diplomats now serving in the U.S., by September 1.

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  • Prison escapee kidnaps and murders warden's daughter
Prison escapee kidnaps and murders warden's daughter

The 18-year-old's body was found in a wooded area near the prison where Henderson crashed the auto. Officials say Henderson then stole another vehicle, crash it as well, entered a nearby home and found a gun. Earlier this month, the MacArthur Justice Center of New Orleans and the Advocacy Center of Louisiana have filed suit against the Louisiana ...

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  • Trump ex-campaign chair talks with Senate investigators
Trump ex-campaign chair talks with Senate investigators

Manafort stepped down as Trump's election campaign chief in August 2016 after revelations in Kyiv that he had received large payments linked to Ukraine's former, pro-Russian government. Manafort, a Washington lobbyist who headed Trump's presidential bid from June to August 2016, was interviewed on July 25 by bipartisan members of the Senate I...

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  • Senate committee withdraws subpoena for Paul Manafort
Senate committee withdraws subpoena for Paul Manafort

He described the contacts as either insignificant or routine and said they had been omitted from his security clearance form because of an aide's error. Democratic Representative Adam Schiff said Kushner and his lawyer were receptive to coming back for additional questioning. Donald Trump Jr. was also on the list, but Grassley and Feinstein ann...

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  • Trump names John Kelly chief of staff, replacing Reince Priebus
Trump names John Kelly chief of staff, replacing Reince Priebus

Kelly , who is now the Secretary of Homeland Security. He is a Great American... and a Great Leader. " John Kelly will do a fantastic job". He offered a local connection to the Trump administration. That put him at odds with top Trump advisor Steve Bannon, a firebrand who helped to inspire some of the protectionism and harsh anti-immigrant rheto...

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  • Indrani Mukerjea Sat On Sheena Bora's Face, Said 'Here's Your Flat': Driver
Indrani Mukerjea Sat On Sheena Bora's Face, Said 'Here's Your Flat': Driver

Rai told the court that Mukerjea gave Sheena water mixed with sedatives due to which Sheena was sitting with her eyes closed in the vehicle behind the driver's seat. The next day, the three drove to Khopoli and disposed of the body by burning it, he said. "It was only because of this Sheena agreed to meet her, Indrani told me", reads Rai's statemen...

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  • French Riviera Tourist Destinations Evacuated As Wildfires Spread
French Riviera Tourist Destinations Evacuated As Wildfires Spread

French authorities say they are near to bringing under control one of the fiercest blazes in France's four days of wildfires. Two other fires at Lorvao, in the region of Coimbra, and in the area of Nisa near Portalegre were still the object of special attention with about 1000 firefighters on the ground to fight the flames.

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  • Toll in Venezuela protests reach 107
Toll in Venezuela protests reach 107

Venezuela's President Maduro calls the protesters "terrorists" and insists the demonstrations are a cover for a coup plot orchestrated by the US. The opposition is also calling for early elections and respect of the opposition-controlled congress, as well as cancelling the Constitutuent Assembly plans.

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  • Japan condemns North Korea missile test
Japan condemns North Korea missile test

A new report by the South Korea-based Financial Security Institute said North Korean hackers were behind the online theft of $81 million from the central bank of Bangladesh. South Korea took steps to propose holding military and humanitarian talks with the North early in July, the first such plans since 2014. Potty tyrant Kim Jong-un toda...

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  • Senate Committee Holds Hearing On Russian Interference In US Election
Senate Committee Holds Hearing On Russian Interference In US Election

Manafort has been accused of colluding with unknown Russian government operatives during his time with the Trump campaign. Republican congressman Mike Conaway of Texas, leading the panel's Russian Federation probe, said he found Mr Kushner to be "straightforward, forthcoming, wanted to answer every question we had".

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  • Trump names new Chief of Staff to replace Reince Priebus
Trump names new Chief of Staff to replace Reince Priebus

Over two tweets, Trump called Kelly a great American and a great leader. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, right, listens to U.S. President Donald Trump during a meeting with cyber security experts in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington January 31, 2017.

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  • North Korea missile launch detected by Pentagon
North Korea missile launch detected by Pentagon

North Korea has conducted another missile test, Japanese and South Korean officials say. In the meantime, Hanham says the US military has sought to buttress its missile defense, even going so far as to shoot down a mock ICBM in a recent test.

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  • Homeland Security Chief Kelly Replacing Priebus as WH Chief of Staff
Homeland Security Chief Kelly Replacing Priebus as WH Chief of Staff

Trump thanked him for his service and "dedication to his country". DONALD Trump has sensationally sacked his Chief of Staff Reince Priebus . Trump recently has also recently criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions, even though Sessions was one of his staunchest supporters.

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  • Cara Delevingne Just Released Her First Music Video
Cara Delevingne Just Released Her First Music Video

It is the soundtrack to her upcoming new movie, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets . Talking about choosing roles, she said: 'It's a culmination of the role, obviously, what the role stands for, I think at the moment I'm really going for really strong independent females'.

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  • Christy Clark resigns as BC Liberal leader
Christy Clark resigns as BC Liberal leader

Then in 2010, after Campbell resigned, Clark announced her intent to seek the leadership of the B.C. Liberal Party. "Serving as Premier and serving the people of British Columbia for the past six and a half years has been an incredible honour and privilege", Clark said in a statement.

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  • Italy approves naval support to Libya to fight trafficking
Italy approves naval support to Libya to fight trafficking

He added after the cabinet meeting that: "it is a piece of the path of stabilization of Libya and Italy feels it a duty to participate". Gentiloni announced Wednesday that Italy was considering a request from Libya for the help in combatting human traffickers after meeting Libyan Premier Fayez al-Sarraj in Rome.

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  • Hamden Police Look For Missing Girl, 12
Hamden Police Look For Missing Girl, 12

Rebecca Hernandez is described as Hispanic, 4 feet 11 and 130 pounds. Police have identified the missing girl as 12-year-old Rebecca Hernandez of Hamden. Thursday. They said a Silver Alert remains active for her, but there is no search underway. A few hours later Rebecca dropped off her sister 9, near their home just before midnight.

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  • Mehbooba warns against meddling with special status
Mehbooba warns against meddling with special status

The Chief Minister said that by employing such tactics, "you are not targeting separatists who have an agenda to secede but you are weakening the forces who have accepted India, participated in elections". She recounted how during Partition, Kashmir, even being a Muslim majority state, defied the two-nation theory and the divisive separation on gro...

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  • 10 injured in violent Istanbul storm
10 injured in violent Istanbul storm

The violent storm pummelled Turkey's most populous city on Thursday with hailstones the size of golf balls. Officials said that 7,000 emergency workers were called in to help after the storm uprooted 230 trees and destroyed 90 roofs. Delays were reported at Istanbul's main airport and some flights were diverted to other airports. Turkish au...

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  • Scaramucci Vows To Go After White House 'Leakers'
Scaramucci Vows To Go After White House 'Leakers'

Newly-named White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci on Wednesday wrote in a now-deleted cryptic tweet that the "leak" of his financial disclosure form is a "felony", adding that he would be contacting the Federal Bureau of Investigation and The Department of Justice .

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  • ME reviewing new request from voter fraud commission
ME reviewing new request from voter fraud commission

The request, which Denney received July 26, calls for the same information as the first, which his office received June 28: the full names, addresses, dates of birth, recorded political affiliation, the last four digits of social security numbers voting histories, active/inactive/cancelled status, felony convictions, military status, other-state re...

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  • Israeli occupation forces kills three Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza
Israeli occupation forces kills three Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza

The military said shots were fired at main instigators after they ignored warning shots and calls to halt. "The most important thing is that the Israelis have to understand that they must end the occupation", he said, referring to them as "sadists".

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  • Trump Views Reince Priebus Like 'Neglected Puppy'
Trump Views Reince Priebus Like 'Neglected Puppy'

Earlier, Politico published details of Scaramucci's finances - which are submitted to the government ethics office by all senior White House staff and released to anyone who requests them. Many have called Trump's first six months the reality show presidency. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders won't say for sure. "Wrong! Tweet was public ...

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