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Right-wing Republicans dismayed they could not pass their awful Obamacare repeal

All Democrats were joined by GOP Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska whose opposition had been expected. The longtime Arizona senator had just been diagnosed with brain cancer . Buoyed by a signal from House Speaker Paul Ryan , McConnell had introduced a pared-down health care bill late Thursday that he hoped would keep alive Republican ambitions to repeal " Obamacare ". [Full Article...]

Priebus resigns; Trump names DHS head John Kelly as Chief of Staff

Priebus resigns; Trump names DHS head John Kelly as Chief of Staff General Kelly sent out a statement as well, saying in part, "I have been fortunate to have served my county for more than 45 years - first as a Marine and then as the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security . This is a developing story . Priebus leaves the White House less than a day after the failure of healthcare reform in the Senate. Both Priebus and Spicer were part of the Repu... [Full Article...]

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... [Full Article...]

ED slaps laundering case against Lalu Yadav, his family

ED slaps laundering case against Lalu Yadav, his family Prasad's wife and former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi, son Tejashwi Yadav , and others will be probed by the agency under charges filed in the Enforcement Case Information Report (ECIR), the ED equivalent of a police FIR. Others named in the CBI FIR include Vijay Kochhar, Vinay Kochhar (both directors of Sujata Hotels), Delight Marketing company, now known as Lara Projects, and the then IRCT... [Full Article...]

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. [Full Article...]

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. [Full Article...]

Congress Emerges From Another Health Care Failure Without A Clear Path Forward

Not only was the Republican diagnosis wrong, but also leaders like the House speaker, Paul Ryan, and the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell , tried to push through legislation that was devoid of any ideas and would have weakened the health care system and left millions unable to afford health care. [Full Article...]

Amit Shah, Smriti Irani to contest for Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat

Amit Shah, Smriti Irani to contest for Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat These include Irani, CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury , nd Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien. Amit Shah has been going great guns in the party position and is believed to be very close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi . The only blips were Delhi and Bihar where BJP lost at the hands of the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP and Nitish Kumar-led Grand Alliance respectively. Veteran leader ... [Full Article...]

Lowers Stake in Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

By having an overview of the Income statement for Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ: MSFT ) the Revenue for the trailing twelve months is 89.95 Billion. Van Hulzen Asset Management Ltd owns 0.33% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) for 35,000 shares. [Full Article...]

Philippe Coutinho starts for Liverpool against Hertha Berlin this evening

Philippe Coutinho starts for Liverpool against Hertha Berlin this evening The veteran midfielder, who spent last season at left-back and expected to feature in that position this season too, was forced off during the first half of the Premier League Asia Trophy final victory over Leicester City in Hong Kong last weekend due to a quad injury. [Full Article...]

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... [Full Article...]

AG tells AP he'll remain as long as Trump wants

Warning of "holy hell" to pay if the president fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions , a top Senate Republican is working to prevent the potential end result, the dismissal of Special Counsel Robert Mueller . It would require "judicial review" if a special counsel is fired while investigating the president or his staff. "Judges will have to look and see if the reasons stated meet the statutor... [Full Article...]

United States missions set to cut up to 300 diplomatic staff

Moscow has already responded, ordering a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russian Federation and closing the U.S. Embassy's recreation retreat. The House of Representatives and the Senate have voted for another round of sanctions against Russian Federation this week. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Berlin won't let up in pushing for a joint approach. [Full Article...]

Palestinian killed while trying to attack Israeli troops, Israeli military says

Palestinian killed while trying to attack Israeli troops, Israeli military says Wafa said the offices were "ransacked", and some damage was caused to the property. As part of several operations, IDF undercover soldiers assimilated within the crowds, who burned tires, blocked routes and threw rocks at security forces. Israeli Defense Forces raided overnight on Friday PalMedia headquarters, a Ramallah-based production company, after security forces suspected the station was b... [Full Article...]

Pakistan's ruling party names Shahbaz Sharif as next prime minister

Pakistan's ruling party names Shahbaz Sharif as next prime minister Mr Shahbaz Sharif was also Punjab's chief minister at the time and was jailed along with his brother, joining him in exile in Saudi Arabia. During former military dictator Gen Pervez Musharraf's time, politician Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain was appointed as an interim prime minister until Shaukat Aziz, who was nominated by Musharraf, got elected by the ruling Pakistan Muslim League Quaid-e-Azam ... [Full Article...]

AFI to inform Kerala HC that they can not include PU Chitra

AFI to inform Kerala HC that they can not include PU Chitra Chitra's coach, NS Sijin , who was instrumental in taking the battle to court, told ET Magazine they would try to send Chitra with the second batch of athletes departing for London on Monday. Kerala Sports Minister A C Moideen visited the athlete's house at Mundoor in Palakkad and promised the backing of the state to enable her to reach greater heights. [Full Article...]

Obamacare remains law: republican health care amendment defeated in Senate vote

Obamacare remains law: republican health care amendment defeated in Senate vote The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare or the ACA, became law under former President Barack Obama in 2010. "This is clearly a disappointing moment", McConnell said, his voice cracking. "We kept our commitments", he said. "We expect the Senate to act first on whatever the conference committee produces". The swamp! But we'll get it done. [Full Article...]

McConnell: O'Care Repeal Failure Is A 'Clearly Disappointing Moment' For GOP

McConnell: O'Care Repeal Failure Is A 'Clearly Disappointing Moment' For GOP Trump also stated that he "said from the beginning, let Obamacare implode and then do it". At one point before the final vote, Trump called Pence, who handed the phone to McCain, a source briefed on the call told CNN. John McCain (R-AZ), who returned to the Senate this week after being diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer. "I am disappointed and frustrated, but we should not gi... [Full Article...]

West Nile virus found in Mesa County mosquitoes

West Nile virus found in Mesa County mosquitoes Humans who become infected with the virus typically don't show symptoms, but the very young, very old and people with certain medical conditions that affect their immune response can be at higher risk of getting sick. Severe West Nile Virus infections can cause neurologic complications such as encephalitis. Use EPA-approved repellents that include active ingredients such as DEET , picaridin, IR... [Full Article...]

Hamburg Stabbing Suspect is Known Radical

Hamburg Stabbing Suspect is Known Radical Witnesses reported that the 25-year old assailant identified only as Ahmad A. removed a large kitchen knife from the store's shelves, ripped off the packaging and began lashing out at customers while yelling "Allahu Akhbar" (Allah is greater). [Full Article...]


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