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Schumer blasts Trump's threat to end ObamaCare payments: Start 'acting presidential'

Schumer blasts Trump's threat to end ObamaCare payments: Start 'acting presidential' While the Trump White House has previously declined numerous requests from Roll Call to weigh in on the possibility, the president took to his favorite social media platform Saturday to make the threat himself. A months-long effort by Senate Republicans to pass health-care legislation collapsed early Friday after Republican John McCain of Arizona joined two of his colleagues to block a stripped-do... [Artigo completo...]

Trump Intends To Sign Russia Sanctions Bill

Trump Intends To Sign Russia Sanctions Bill McCain said that the USA needs to send a strong message to Vladimir Putin and any other aggressor that we will not tolerate attacks on its democracy. "Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking ahead of the Senate vote, accused USA lawmakers of 'insolence' and promised retaliation if the sanctions become law", as NPR's Scott Neuman reported Thursday. [Artigo completo...]

Shah Rukh Khan: Pictures of his ideal look alike

Shah Rukh Khan: Pictures of his ideal look alike But, he insisted on me being a part of the music video , and I had to oblige. "He showed me some swag moves, and I just copied him". While the last few Shah Rukh Khan films have failed to live up to their massive pre-release hypes, the superstar this time seems confident about the film. [Artigo completo...]

Obama Responds To The "Skinny Repeal" Defeat & He's Relieved, Too

President Trump sent a tweet saying "3 republicans and 48 democrats' let the American people down'". Caitlynn Moses, a founder of Ozark Indivisible, welcomed Friday morning's vote . "The Affordable Care Act is failing and hurting a lot of families and providing uncertainty in the insurance markets", he said. In addition, the bill would expand USA economic sanctions on Iran and North Kor... [Artigo completo...]

Cornyn confident as Senate heads toward long-delayed health care vote

Cornyn confident as Senate heads toward long-delayed health care vote After the vote, McConnell withdrew the underlying bill - the House Republican version of the Obamacare repeal approved after many starts and stops - from the calendar, effectively suspending its consideration. Republican senators are also very aware that the "skinny repeal" might not get them any closer to the goal they set from the outset of the process to lower premiums. [Artigo completo...]

Tragedy as Prince William's last air ambulance rescue dies

Tragedy as Prince William's last air ambulance rescue dies London-A woman, critically injured after being hit by a marked police van , was flown to hospital by the Duke of Cambridge on his final shift with the East Anglian Air Ambulance. "Prince George will begin school in London in September and Princess Charlotte will also go to nursery and eventually school in London as well. As part of the team, I have been invited into people's homes to share mome... [Artigo completo...]

WWF marks 'Global Tiger Day' with rare video of tigers in Bhutan

WWF marks 'Global Tiger Day' with rare video of tigers in Bhutan Petersburg Tiger Summit, with the aim to double the big cat population by 2022. "We used to have nearly a lakh tigers in India about 100 years ago, and today we are congratulating ourselves for having a few thousand", he said. "Once the country is together in conserving tigers, we can achieve the target of doubling the tiger population by 2022", he said. In 2017, already 22 cases of poaching-rel... [Artigo completo...]

Trump calls for 51-vote majority but math is off

Typically, legislation in the Senate reqiures 60 votes or more to avoid a filibuster. We'd like to believe that three failed GOP attempts to dump tens of millions of Americans off their health care insurance in order to fund a massive tax break for the nation's wealthy might finally lead to a bipartisan Congress - one that would roll up its collective sleeves to help the country's middle cla... [Artigo completo...]

Trump blasts Senate rules in Saturday morning tweets

Trump blasts Senate rules in Saturday morning tweets After seven years of promises to scrap Obamacare and a months-long push to approve a legislative replacement, Senate Republicans failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act in the wee hours of Friday morning - but in the aftermath, Democrats were not celebrating. [Artigo completo...]

Bright light seen in Japan could have been North Korean missile

Bright light seen in Japan could have been North Korean missile Potential candidates include Itsunori Onodera, Kyodo said, who served as defence minister for almost two years from 2012, when Abe returned to power and is widely regarded as a safe pair of hands for the job. The Ministry in February, in a volte-face, said it had found the logs in digital format on a computer belonging to the Self-Defence Forces Joint Staff Office. [Artigo completo...]

What's Going to Happen to Health Care?

What's Going to Happen to Health Care? Or will this turn out to be a big missed opportunity for the GOP in 2017? "This is a disappointment", McConnell said simply on the floor after the vote failed, indicating it was time to "move on" to other legislation. While Republicans were talking a lot about the approval of $1.6 billion to build more wall and fencing along the border with Mexico, that money may have survived in the full House ... [Artigo completo...]

Russian Federation sanctions: Trump's hand forced by Senate vote

Russian Federation sanctions: Trump's hand forced by Senate vote It also targets North Korea for its missile tests, and aims to punish Moscow for its alleged meddling in the 2016 US presidential election and the reunification of Crimea with the Russian Federation. The White House has been lobbying for weeks for a bill with a lighter impact. With this in mind, senators vowed unequivocally to override the president if he does not sign it through. [Artigo completo...]

White House: Trump intends to sign bill on new sanctions against Russian Federation

White House: Trump intends to sign bill on new sanctions against Russian Federation It now heads to the Senate before Trump faces the tricky choice of whether to veto the bill, which has been opposed by the White House and considerably constrains his ability to lift the penalties. "It'll be very interesting to see how the Trump administration implements this". The measures were passed by a vote of 98-2 and include sanctions against Russian officials in retaliation for their all... [Artigo completo...]

The US and Russian Federation

The US and Russian Federation John McCain, a leading congressional voice calling for a firm line against Russian Federation, said before the vote: "The United States of America needs to send a strong message to Vladimir Putin and any other aggressor that we will not tolerate attacks on our democracy". [Artigo completo...]

Afghan forces recapture central district from Taliban

Afghan forces recapture central district from Taliban Casualties on the military side were still unknown, he added. According to Ghori, the search and clearance operation was continuing in the surrounding areas, and there was a gunfight. Several police officers were killed and injured in an attack on a checkpoint in the southern Afghanistan province of Helmand, officials said on July 29. [Artigo completo...]

US Senate passes sanctions bill against Russia, Iran and North Korea

US Senate passes sanctions bill against Russia, Iran and North Korea Lawmakers say they want to prevent the president from acting on his own to lift penalties imposed by the previous administration for meddling in last year's USA election and for aggression in Ukraine. Trump now faces an even tougher decision. Trump has yet to sign off on the package. Putin said Moscow would only decide on how to retaliate once it had seen the final text of the proposed law. [Artigo completo...]

USA diplomats given one month to leave Russian Federation after more sanctions imposed

USA diplomats given one month to leave Russian Federation after more sanctions imposed The proposed measures target Russia's energy sector as part of legislation that prevents President Donald Trump from easing sanctions on Moscow without congressional approval. The U.S. ambassador to Russian Federation has expressed his "strong disappointment and protest" to Russian Federation after it seized two American facilities and called on the U.S.to remove some of its personnel or face ex... [Artigo completo...]

Moscow reduces diplomatic mission staff in United States to 455

Moscow reduces diplomatic mission staff in United States to 455 Trump's desire, often expressed during the 2016 presidential campaign, to improve relations has been hamstrung by findings from United States intelligence agencies that Russian Federation interfered to help the Republican against Democrat Hillary Clinton. [Artigo completo...]

U.S. diplomats given one month to leave Russian Federation after more sanctions imposed

U.S. diplomats given one month to leave Russian Federation after more sanctions imposed Not waiting to see if the president signs them into law, Russian Federation has taken retaliatory action against USA diplomats on its soil, which is why we've called Shaun Walker, Moscow correspondent for The Guardian, who joins us by Skype. [Artigo completo...]

Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in US

Passage of the sanctions legislation prompted sweeping retaliation from Russian Federation, which ordered the U.S. to slash hundreds of embassy employees in the country. diplomats to relax from August 1 as well as a USA diplomatic warehouse in Moscow. Trump has yet to sign off on the package. "This is already having an extremely negative impact on the process of normalizing our relations", Rus... [Artigo completo...]


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