• Sen. Collins likely against GOP health bill in latest blow
Sen. Collins likely against GOP health bill in latest blow

It would also dramatically cut Medicaid spending over time. Sen. Susan Collins all but closed the door Sunday to supporting the last-ditch Republican health care bill , leaving her party's drive to uproot President Barack Obama's health care law dangling by an increasingly slender thread.

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  • 2 officers shot by man they suspect shot wife first
2 officers shot by man they suspect shot wife first

She was taken to a healing center and is recorded in basic condition. The responding officers were met by a man carrying a "dark object" that was not identifiable, but one of the officers believed it was a weapon, investigators said. Fearing for his safety, one of the officers then fired several rounds at the man, hitting him once in the upper ch...

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  • Police say gunman kills 1, injures 7 at church
Police say gunman kills 1, injures 7 at church

Authorities now reveal that a total of eight people - including the alleged gunman - were struck by gunfire. The usher was then "pistol-whipped" by the gunman. The Burnette Chapel Church of Christ holds a Sunday service at 10 a.m. each week, according to The Tennessean . We will update as we confirm more details.

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  • England vs West Indies, 3rd ODI
England vs West Indies, 3rd ODI

Back-to-back sixes brought up his fifty from 41 balls and that was just the start. Just 2.2 overs were possible in the second ODI on Thursday at Trent Bridge after England convincingly won the first match by seven wickets. He received a standing ovation all around the ground and England totalled 369-9 with 93 coming off the last six overs. "Y...

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  • Extra police sent to stop referendum in Catalonia, Spain
Extra police sent to stop referendum in Catalonia, Spain

Prosecutors have ordered the 17,000-strong Mossos d'Esquadra, the Catalan police force, to report directly to the Interior Ministry in Madrid as opposed to Catalan authorities in Barcelona. Spain's central government says the referendum is illegal. Dozens of anti independence people demonstrate waving Spanish flags and shouting slogans against ...

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  • USA bombers fly off North Korea's coast in show of force
USA bombers fly off North Korea's coast in show of force

South Korea's weather service has rejected a claim that a recent quake in North Korea was caused by an explosion, saying it was a natural tremor. "So as of now, we are categorising this as a natural quake". "There are locations that look like kind of early versions of North Korea's Walmart", said Scott Snyder, director of the program on U.S. -Kor...

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  • Winners and losers of the Panthers 34-13 loss against the Saints
Winners and losers of the Panthers 34-13 loss against the Saints

There is no question that the Carolina Panthers wanted to get the team's top running backs, Jonathan Stewart and Christian McCaffrey , involved early. PT/1 p.m. ET, FOX, DirecTV). He did not return. Drew Brees has actually had plenty of success in the first half against this Panthers' secondary and went into halftime with 112 passing y...

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  • North Korea natural disaster detected, and Seoul says it's the real thing
North Korea natural disaster detected, and Seoul says it's the real thing

In a televised statement broadcast on Friday, Kim Jong-un said that Trump's words amounted to a declaration of war. The council has told member countries to ban most activity overseas by North Korea's banks in response to its nuclear and missile tests.

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  • How North Korea Has Weaponized Bitcoin
How North Korea Has Weaponized Bitcoin

The U.S. president vowed to unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea , used the nickname " Rocket Man " for Kim, and at the United Nations on Tuesday threatened to "totally destroy" the North if provoked. The latest threats of a bomb-and-missile test coming out of Pyongyang , as NPR's Geoff Brumfiel reported earlier this month, raises the spe...

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  • The biased referendum for an independent Kurdistan in Iraq
The biased referendum for an independent Kurdistan in Iraq

Turkey with Iran and Russian Federation agreed this month "to allocate" their forces to patrol the zone covering rebel-held Idlib province in northwestern Syria and parts of the neighbouring Latakia, Hama and Aleppo regions to ease the six-year conflict.

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  • Lavrov: Life Itself Will Force the West to Lift Anti-Russia Sanctions
Lavrov: Life Itself Will Force the West to Lift Anti-Russia Sanctions

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said he believes an exchange of insults and threats between the United States and North Korea is "unacceptable" and both sides need to take a step back. Gatilov's comments came after the USA unveiled a sweeping new Executive Order (EO) that looks to force businesses and financial institutions to choose betw...

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  • No clear victor as New Zealand election ends in stalemate
No clear victor as New Zealand election ends in stalemate

A tight outcome could weigh on the currency on Monday, as could results that foreshadow a change in government, analysts say. Polls are showing a slight lead for incumbent Bill English of the ruling National Party over his main challenger Jacinda Ardern of the Labour Party.

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  • French Pres. Macron: Iran Deal 'No Longer Enough' For Regional Stability
French Pres. Macron: Iran Deal 'No Longer Enough' For Regional Stability

He also called the nuclear deal an embarrassment. Macron stressed he is committed to Frances continued support for Georgia and hoped that future years would bring the two nations in closer cooperation in all fields. Left-winger Mr Mélenchon wants to position himself as the main voice of opposition against the president and has made it his duty ...

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  • 'Madman Kim Jong-un will be tested like never before'
'Madman Kim Jong-un will be tested like never before'

Mr. Trump responded early Friday on Twitter, calling Kim a "madman" and saying he will be " tested like never before!" But Kim's address took a rushed and bickering tone that followed President Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations on Tuesday-one in which Trump threatened to " totally destroy " North Korea if forced to defend the...

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  • Feds notify 21 states of election hacking
Feds notify 21 states of election hacking

Department of Homeland Security informed his office Friday that hackers did not breach or attempt to breach any state or local elections systems in Utah. He said that the system had recognized the IP addresses that were scanning the system and blocked them. The secretary of state's office also says it uses a paper-based system that lets officials...

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  • Afghan President Ghani: Pakistan Must Stop Harboring Terrorists
Afghan President Ghani: Pakistan Must Stop Harboring Terrorists

In a meeting with Afghanistan's leader, U.S. President Donald Trump has praised the combat efforts to drive the Taliban and terror groups out of Afghanistan. "Such a difference is a deliberate attempt by the government of Pakistan to divert global attention over Pakistan's longstanding failure to take effective action against various terroris...

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"Peace is Possible"; Bibi: "Dismantle Iran Deal" at NYC Meeting

Addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, Trump said Iran's 2015 pact with six world powers to curb its nuclear programme in return for loosening economic sanctions was "an embarrassment to the United States". Those provisions relate to enriching uranium to levels near those needed to produce the fuel for a nuclear weapon, as w...

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  • US and Iran clash over wider inspections
US and Iran clash over wider inspections

Trump hinted at a possible USA pull out from the worldwide accord that curtailed Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief. "I want to go there, too, because I have heard penguins are also enthusiastic supporters of Israel, they have no difficulty recognising some things are black and white, right and wrong", he quipped, in a stab...

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  • United States to provide $32 million in aid to Rohingya fleeing Myanmar
United States to provide $32 million in aid to Rohingya fleeing Myanmar

About 422,000 refugees from Myanmar have poured into Bangladesh since August 25, when attacks by Rohingya militants on security posts triggered the Myanmar army offensive in response. "The United States renews our call on Burma's security forces to end their violence immediately and support diplomatic efforts for a long-term solution.

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  • Trump's actions as president now under scrutiny in special counsel's investigation
Trump's actions as president now under scrutiny in special counsel's investigation

The decision to fire Comey is also among Mueller's areas of interest, and according to the Washington Post , his requests include documents related to the initial statement made by then-Press Secretary Sean Spicer after the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's termination.

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  • Syrians documented the remains of the UAV sent to spy against Israel
Syrians documented the remains of the UAV sent to spy against Israel

Manelis added that although Hezbollah regularly uses drones for intelligence missions, the decision to intercept this particular drone was taken because it came closer to Israeli territory than usual. Israel seized 1,200sq/km of the Golan Heights from Syria in the Six-Day War of 1967 and later annexed it in a move never recognised by the global co...

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  • Bhagalpur canal breach: Red-faced, Bihar govt orders probe
Bhagalpur canal breach: Red-faced, Bihar govt orders probe

BJP's Vinod Narayan Jha also attacked the RJD for alleging the dam was made with sub-standard quality saying that the party leaders had no right to talk about corruption when its president was facing corruption charges and had been convicted in one fodder scam case.

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  • Prime Minister arrives in NY to participate in 72nd UNGA session
Prime Minister arrives in NY to participate in 72nd UNGA session

UK-based Financial Times had quoted the Pakistani PM as saying in a recent interview that "it seems three or four people crossed over the (Pak-Afghan) border". Pakistan has threatened to drop U.S. as a supplier of military aircraft if Washington tries to downgrade its relationship with Islamabad . "The signals we get from Washington are confusin...

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  • Fake Buhari's United Nations speech in circulation - Presidency
Fake Buhari's United Nations speech in circulation - Presidency

Trump's warning that the United States would "totally destroy" North Korea to defend itself or its allies left many diplomats and UN officials stunned in the foremost forum for worldwide diplomacy. In that way, the official argued, asking for other nations to take part in collective action was consistent with Trump's "America First" approach. ...

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  • Trump Wants to Hold a Military Parade for the Fourth of July
Trump Wants to Hold a Military Parade for the Fourth of July

Macron chuckled as Trump recalled the "beautiful thing" he witnessed in Paris, saying one of his "early calls" when he returned to the White House was for creating a US-version. The day is a celebration of the country, in some ways similar to American Independence Day, but it begins with the world's oldest and largest military parade .

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  • New Senate Bill to Replace ACA Gives More Power to States
New Senate Bill to Replace ACA Gives More Power to States

Health Reform: After nine fruitless months, Republicans have finally come up with an ObamaCare replacement plan that is simple and appealing, and that should easily pass the Senate. The other complaint from liberal groups is that Cassidy-Graham won't spend as much on health care as ObamaCare would. Republicans have been seeking to "end Medicaid ...

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  • Strike at GM's Ontario plant threatens Chevy Equinox sales
Strike at GM's Ontario plant threatens Chevy Equinox sales

Members of the Unifor union are seeking an agreement from GM. Earlier this year the production of the GMC Terrain was shifted from the CAMI Assembly plant to Mexico, as the production of the Chevrolet Equinox was expanded at the same plant.

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  • Maryam Nawaz leaves for London to meet ailing mother
Maryam Nawaz leaves for London to meet ailing mother

Long queues formed outside polling stations in the city on Sunday morning. Maryam defended her father in an interview with a private television and said that Dawn Leaks report should be made public and that it was a non-issue. The ruling PML-N called the verdict a "disappointment" while Sharif's daughter and party leader Maryam Nawaz said "reveng...

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  • Clemson climbs to No 2 in AP poll rankings
Clemson climbs to No 2 in AP poll rankings

Oklahoma State 7. The Sooners defeated Tulane 56-14 Saturday night, finishing their non-conference slate with a flawless 3-0 record, helping them remain at the No. They've been unable to get back on the field after their opening-day loss to Alabama, and Wisconsin vaults ahead of them into the top 10. The majority of movement came as a result of o...

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  • Nancy Pelosi Shouted Down by Immigration Activists at News Conference
Nancy Pelosi Shouted Down by Immigration Activists at News Conference

In a statement before the event, Pelosi said that "following the Trump Administration's reckless decision to end the DACA initiative, communities across the country have joined together to advocate for protections for patriotic and courageous Dreamers".

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  • Tracking Jose: Tropical storm watch issued for Long Island
Tracking Jose: Tropical storm watch issued for Long Island

Maria is expected to continue strengthening, possibly becoming a hurricane by Sunday evening. In fact, hurricane warnings have been issued for portions of the Leeward Islands , and a Hurricane Watch has been issued for the U.S. Hurricane Jose is expected to bring rough seas and unsafe rip currents to New Jersey and Long Island's shorelines early...

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  • Centre files affidavit in Supreme Court terming Rohingyas threat to national security
Centre files affidavit in Supreme Court terming Rohingyas threat to national security

Mukesh Mittal, a senior home ministry official, said the Supreme Court must let the government to take a decision in Indian interests because of Rohingya links to extremist groups. In its affidavit, the Centre also submitted that numerous Rohingyas figures in the suspected sinister designs of the ISIS and other extremist groups want to achieve th...

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  • Police steps up London Tube blast probe, questions suspects
Police steps up London Tube blast probe, questions suspects

Police have 96 hours from the time of arrest to hold the duo, a spokesman told HuffPost UK, so the men could be officially named on Tuesday or Wednesday. Farroukh is understood to have left the couple's care and was staying at a house in Stanwell which police searched on Sunday . "The police were there multiple times over the span of about a m...

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  • BA flight in Paris gets extra security checks after threat
BA flight in Paris gets extra security checks after threat

Passengers waited on the tarmac near Terminal 2 as security personnel and sniffer dogs searched bags and aircraft. Anderson posted pictures and video on social media showing passengers evacuating the aircraft with police and fire vehicles nearby.

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  • Hamas Capitulates under PA Repression, Dissolves Government, Announces Elections
Hamas Capitulates under PA Repression, Dissolves Government, Announces Elections

Hamas and Fatah even waged a short civil war in Gaza in 2007 and ever since, Hamas has controlled Gaza. The Palestinians have been divided between two rival governments since 2007, when Hamas drove Abbas' forces out of the Gaza Strip, leaving the president in control only of autonomous areas of the West Bank.

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