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Congress out of touch on Americans' health care

Congress out of touch on Americans' health care He proclaimed that while he voted for the procedural motion, he would not "vote for this bill as it is today" and said that the only thing the secretive effort to repeal the 2010 landmark healthcare plan accomplished was "to make more popular a policy that wasn't very popular when we started trying to get rid of it". [Full Article...]

European Union "ready to retaliate" against USA over new Russian Federation sanctions

Its statement came after Democrats and Republicans in Congress reached a deal that could see new legislation pass to tighten sanctions against Russia's over its alleged meddling in the recent US presidential elections. "The measures risk breaking the transatlantic and G7 unity", the letter dated July 19 said. Republican and Democratic lawmakers reached a deal on the sanctions Saturday, and the... [Full Article...]

Egyptian army kills 40 terrorists in Sinai

Egyptian army kills 40 terrorists in Sinai Moments later, the crushed vehicle is seen smoking and then explodes, killing seven civilians. But if it had not been for the tank it is likely dozens more would have been killed. He said: 'After storming terrorist hideouts, the soldiers are staying there. The seven-day military operation led to the death of 40 militants believed to be members of the IS-affiliated group "Sinai Province". [Full Article...]

Trans-European pipeline threatened by US Russia sanctions

Mr. Trump has opposed further sanctions on Russian Federation. As such, its biggest victory heading into the summer recess is the measure constraining the president amid investigations into whether the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government to sway the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

US Senate votes to proceed in health care debate over Democrats' objections

US Senate votes to proceed in health care debate over Democrats' objections Heller didn't indicate his support until minutes before the vote while McCain - returning to the Senate after a recent diagnosis of brain cancer - gave no indication of which way he was leaning until he cast a "yes" vote. Republicans hold 52 seats in the Senate but Sen. It remains unclear how the final legislation will turn out. He also lamented the fact that no Democrats voted for the ... [Full Article...]

Abbas warns security coordination with Israel will remain frozen

Abbas warns security coordination with Israel will remain frozen US envoy Jason Greenblatt , US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman will be assisting Kushner in these efforts and they have been actively speaking to all parties involved to calm the crisis. The compound is located in east Jerusalem , which was occupied by Israel in 1967 and later annexed in a move never recognised by the global community. [Full Article...]

Israel says guard at Amman embassy shot after being attacked

But facing worldwide criticism and pressure, Israel's security cabinet decided late Monday to remove the metal detectors. "We have taken the necessary measures against the attacks planned on synagogues and temples in our country", he told the parliamentarians. [Full Article...]

European Union urges Israel, Jordan to cooperate on security in Jerusalem

European Union urges Israel, Jordan to cooperate on security in Jerusalem Diplomats say the UN Security Council will hold closed-door talks two days later about the spiralling violence after Egypt, France and Sweden seek a meeting to "urgently discuss how calls for de-escalation in Jerusalem can be supported". [Full Article...]

Drake shows off Lil Wayne tattoo

Drake shows off Lil Wayne tattoo The star has forever memorialized his late uncle and grandma with their appearances inked on his upper back. He added a tattoo of his mother's face next to it, and his father's mugshot . Alright. People get tattoos of the likeness of those who they admire all of the time, but Drake's tattoo of a man appearing to be Lil Wayne has the internet buzzing. [Full Article...]

New Species of Sunfish Found After Years-Long Search

New Species of Sunfish Found After Years-Long Search The researchers who made the discovery spent over four years looking for the elusive fish. Marianne Nyegaard , a postdoctoral understudy at Australia's Murdoch University , had been hunting down confirmation of a fourth sea sunfish animal categories for about five years. [Full Article...]

United Nations envoy: al-Aqsa crisis must be resolved by Friday

In a telephone call on Monday, the king urged Netanyahu to "remove the cause" of the current crisis, according to Jordan's official news service. Jordan said initially that the guard could leave only after an investigation, while Israel said he enjoyed diplomatic immunity. [Full Article...]

President Trump: Sessions Has Taken a "Very Weak Position on Hillary Clinton"

President Trump: Sessions Has Taken a Instead, the commander-in-chief publicly criticized Sessions in a series of tweets Tuesday morning. In a recent interview, he said he would have never hired Sessions if he knew the latter would recuse himself . Axios' Mike Allen wrote that Trump "has recently pondered the idea of nominating Giuliani" for the job now held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions . [Full Article...]

Arizona rescue agencies airlift stranded hikers from floodwaters; 2 remain trapped

Arizona rescue agencies airlift stranded hikers from floodwaters; 2 remain trapped Among the rescued were a man carrying a 4-year-old child on his back, a woman and a boy stranded on a rock and two people caught on a cliff wall as the waters rose. The Rural Metro Fire Department is also helping with the rescue effort. Multiple hiking websites warn that Tanque Verde Falls is one of southern Arizona's most risky hiking locations. [Full Article...]

Love Island to lose one couple

Love Island to lose one couple He may have accidentally punched me in the stomach and I accidentally head butted him'. I'm like 'mate, you're definitely sexually frustrated'. So, Gabby Allen and Marcel Sommerville only came out of the Love Island villa yesterday, after ranking in fourth place, but people are already crossing their fingers that she won't be the last of the Allen family to appear on the programme. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson and Brownlee on bilateral talks

Boris Johnson and Brownlee on bilateral talks His talks with Prime Minister Bill English and Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee are expected to focus on agreements a post-Brexit Britain needs to replace those it's losing by leaving the EU. "We already are the proud and grateful recipients of a lot of New Zealand sheepmeat and indeed butter". "These are two countries that really do think on the same lines on so numerous issues that matter t... [Full Article...]

What's the issue with metal detectors in Jerusalem?

What's the issue with metal detectors in Jerusalem? It also came after one of US President Donald Trump's top aides, Jason Greenblatt, arrived in Israel for talks on the crisis and with UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov warning of the risks of escalation. In Amman, Jordan insisted on questioning an Israeli embassy security guard who according to Israeli officials shot dead a Jordanian attacker Sunday night, killing a second Jordanian at the ti... [Full Article...]

United Nations envoy: Jerusalem crisis could have 'catastrophic costs'

Israel is in fact in efforts to establish a de facto occupation in the al-Aqsa mosque by restricting Muslims to use the holy site, Erdoğan said, describing the Israeli government's move as "the final straw". "Some of the soldiers and guards in the Old City have built-in cameras in their headgear, and every group of soldiers that is stationed in the Old City has a handheld camera with them to film ... [Full Article...]

Oil supply suspended throughout County as Oil Tankers Association goes on strike

Oil supply suspended throughout County as Oil Tankers Association goes on strike The Senate's Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Resources was informed on Monday that Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) had deployed third party inspectors to check the shape of oil tankers aimed at avoiding untoward incidents. [Full Article...]

Venezuela Arrests 2 More Opposition-Appointed Judges

Venezuela Arrests 2 More Opposition-Appointed Judges He accused his foes of plotting a coup similar to the brief 2002 toppling of his predecessor Hugo Chavez , and said his government was ready for "any scenario" that may arise. A senior White House official said last week the US could act against Venezuela even before Sunday's vote. "On July 30, the constituent (assembly) will go ahead with the vote of the people", he said in a televised broadca... [Full Article...]

Vatican Treasurer Cardinal Pell To Face Australia Court On Historical Sex Charges

Vatican Treasurer Cardinal Pell To Face Australia Court On Historical Sex Charges Outside the Melbourne Magistrate's court on Wednesday, members of the public - as well as a teeming global press pack - gathered to await the Cardinal's appearance. Australia's most senior Catholic plans to appear in person at the Melbourne Magistrates Court today for the first stage of what will be a lengthy legal process. [Full Article...]


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