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Defeat of 'skinny repeal' elicits strong reaction from Pennsylvania senators

Defeat of 'skinny repeal' elicits strong reaction from Pennsylvania senators It provided health insurance to millions of previously uninsured Americans. McConnell, whose reputation as a master legislative tactician was on the line, could only afford to lose support from two Republican senators, with the tie-breaking vote to be cast by Vice President Mike Pence , who was on the Senate floor. [Full Article...]

Rides reopen at Ohio State Fair after fatality

Rides reopen at Ohio State Fair after fatality Organizers with the State Fair said the Freak Out has now been removed from the ride line up. IDOL will notify operators of the suspension. "We work hand-in-hand with [the inspectors] and whatever they suggest, we try to comply to and we work together to make sure that we're both looking at the safety situation", she said. [Full Article...]

Limited options for Trump as North Korea races ahead with nuclear weapons

Limited options for Trump as North Korea races ahead with nuclear weapons In this handout photo released by the South Korean Defense Ministry, A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bomber (L) flies with a South Korean fighter jet F-15K fighter jet over the Korean Peninsula on July 30, 2017. Anchor: The U.S. military has conducted a successful missile defense test over the Pacific Ocean just two days after North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile . [Full Article...]

In Our View: Lead on Health Care

The senator said he saw no real desire on the part of Democrats to work together on the healthcare issue "and I have to say some Republicans are at fault there, too". "I will continue working with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle on common-sense solutions on behalf of OH families who are suffering under the failed status quo". [Full Article...]

Irish bid for UK-based European Union agencies post-Brexit

Irish bid for UK-based European Union agencies post-Brexit Considered a major draw for the pharmaceutical industry, Sweden hopes to host the EMA in capital city Stockholm, which it argues would come with several advantages. Each country could bid to host one or both agencies, but was only allowed one bid per agency. The UK has been home to the EMA since its creation in 1995 and will have to relinquish its control after it leaves the European Union, reno... [Full Article...]

Venezuela opposition leaders Lopez, Ledezma taken from homes

Venezuela opposition leaders Lopez, Ledezma taken from homes The daughter of Mr Ledezma, Vanessa Ledezma, posted a video of her father, wearing pyjamas, being taken away by officers of the Venezuelan intelligence service, Sebin. "The threats and sanctions of the empire don't intimidate me for a moment", Mr Maduro said on national television. "Bring on more sanctions, Donald Trump". [Full Article...]

Moeen Ali Joins England Hat-trick Club

Moeen Ali Joins England Hat-trick Club Moeen Ali's hat-trick has made him the first English off-spinner to take a Test hat-trick since Tom Goddard in 1938. In an extraordinary climax to the match, last man Morne Morkel was trapped LBW when South Africa's resistance crumbled in dramatic fashion after lunch. [Full Article...]

Trump erupts at GOP senators: 'They look like fools'

Trump erupts at GOP senators: 'They look like fools' And Trump has allowed his new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci , to declare war on Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and the so-called leakers in the White House. U.S. Rep. Gene Green , D-Houston, is a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which has jurisdiction over health care. It would have resulted in some 16 million people losing their health insurance by 2026, ... [Full Article...]

State must follow high court decision on juvenile lifers

State must follow high court decision on juvenile lifers Leif Taylor was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole not once, but twice, for killing a man while stealing a bicycle when he was 16. Court briefs filed by federal officials identify 26 juvenile life inmates by name, at least 18 who have been resentenced. [Full Article...]

'Unusual' activity in North Korean submarine could signal another missile test

'Unusual' activity in North Korean submarine could signal another missile test Carried out on land at Sinpo Naval Shipyard, Sunday's ejection test is the third time this month - and fourth this year - that North Korea has conducted a trial of the missile component that is critical to developing submarine launch capabilities, according to the USA defense official. [Full Article...]

Three-year-old's father 'relieved' after rapist was publicly executed in Yemen

Three-year-old's father 'relieved' after rapist was publicly executed in Yemen Before his execution, al-Maghrabi was brought to the central square in an armored vehicle even as people shouted slogans against him. Photos show Maghrabi laying on the floor. Some spectators perched on telegraph poles and others watched from rooftops, chanting "Allah is the greatest" when Maghrabi arrived. Before the execution, security around Maghrabi was tight because of fears of an attack on... [Full Article...]

Former BC premier says she had unanimous support from caucus before resigning

Former BC premier says she had unanimous support from caucus before resigning Clark, 51, looked relaxed and relieved as she gave her last news conference Monday with her teenage son Hamish at her side, calling her 6-1/2 years as premier "an incredible journey". Gordon Wilson lead the party out of the wilderness in 1991 when the Social Credit dynasty collapsed but it wasn't until Gordon Campbell took the reigns of the party that the BC Liberals really emerged as the second c... [Full Article...]

UP: Two Samajwadi Party MLCs resign

UP: Two Samajwadi Party MLCs resign The BJP has 57 MPs in the Upper House, with the other NDA constituents taking the tally up to 75. Shah's win is being considered nearly certain, paving way for his entry into the Upper House for the first time. Notably, during the last BJP Parliamentary party meeting on July 25, PM Modi had asked party MPs to attend the Parliament session. He also denied allegations about the BJP's role in breakin... [Full Article...]

Rihanna Responds to Body Shamer Who Called Her 'Too Fat'

Rihanna Responds to Body Shamer Who Called Her 'Too Fat' Rihanna referenced the video and hilariously wrote this in the comments, much to the delight of her fans: "Somebody called me too fat?" Click through the gallery for the screenshot of Rihanna's response, plus her recent red carpet pictures ... [Full Article...]

New Zealand Opposition Chief Abruptly Quits as Election Nears

New Zealand Opposition Chief Abruptly Quits as Election Nears New Zealand opposition leader Andrew Little quit Tuesday and was replaced by his 37-year-old deputy seven weeks before the general election, as the Labour Party tried to find a way to overcome recent dismal polling . Labour MP Carmel Sepuloni appeared upset as she stood alongside Mr Little during his announcement. You will hear more from myself and the team on this in the future, but you will ha... [Full Article...]

Commission urges President Trump to declare emergency over opioid crisis

Commission urges President Trump to declare emergency over opioid crisis The commission recommended the president to declare the emergency under either the Public Health Service Act or the Stafford Act . "It would also awaken every American to this simple fact: If this scourge has not found you or your family yet, without bold action by everyone, it soon will", the report reads. [Full Article...]

Lok Sabha Likely to Debate Mob Lynching Today

Lok Sabha Likely to Debate Mob Lynching Today With the Opposition demanding a governmental condemnation and framing of a strong law to tackle vigilantism, the government said that mob lynching or anything related to it was "unacceptable" and that Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself had condemned it. [Full Article...]

Trump "100 percent" committed to take on tax reform in 2017-Cohn

Trump The Joint Committee on Taxation has estimated that a 1 percent across-the-board increase in the corporate tax rate alone translates to about $100 billion in revenue over a 10-year period. "This is great news for our members and the $360 billion auto care industry", Hanvey said. House GOP leaders have proposed axing the deduction for state and local income taxes paid, but have run into opposition... [Full Article...]

White House says Trump has no plans to shift cabinet members

White House says Trump has no plans to shift cabinet members The Suffolk County Police Department, where Mr Trump's event took place, reiterated on Twitter that mistreatment of prisoners isn't allowed. It's the same one Health and Human Services secretary Tom Price used on Sunday to dismiss Trump's vow to fire him if he couldn't corral enough Republican votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act. [Full Article...]

USyd releases results on survey into sexual assault and harassment

USyd releases results on survey into sexual assault and harassment The findings of an Australian Human Rights Commission survey released today found that of those 21% had experienced the harassment at the university with 10% identifying a tutor or lecturer as the perpetrator. Transgender people are sexually harassed at a higher rate than women and men . The perpetrators were most likely to be a fellow student and were overwhelmingly men . [Full Article...]


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