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Firefighters extinguish blaze at Dubai skyscraper

Firefighters extinguish blaze at Dubai skyscraper Dubai Police and Civil Defense quickly evacuated the structure, and firefighters brought the flames under control within about two hours, officials of the United Arab Emirates said. Hundreds of people were evacuated in 2015 from the same building when a massive fire swept through the tower. Authorities said no casualties were reported from the fire, which erupted in the middle to upper floors of... [Full Article...]

Trump raises questions about healthcare actions on insurers

Last week's announcement on tax reform by Team 6 was initially billed as a multi-page framework. HASSAN: I think you've been hearing us say that for a long time. Beyond that, it was a vague statement about agreements having been reached behind the scenes that will allow the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee to begin drafting bills. [Full Article...]

Pakistan cabinet assures 'moral, diplomatic support' to Kashmiris

The prime minister reiterated that all projects, including the Dollars 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, energy infrastructure to get rid of load shedding, economic revival and the fight against terrorism, would be carried out in "letter and spirit". [Full Article...]

Hafiz Saeed 'hiding behind ballots': India on JuD chief's new political party

Hafiz Saeed 'hiding behind ballots': India on JuD chief's new political party Reports from Pakistan suggested that Saeed has chose to rename his outfit Jammat-ud-Dawa (JuD) as Milli Muslim League Pakistan and register it as a political party to contest the general elections scheduled in June next year. Hafiz Saeed is considered close to the Pakistan Army and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). While initial reports stated that Sharif's brother Shehbaz Sharif will be made... [Full Article...]

Jets Sign WR Bruce Ellington

Unfortunately for the Jets, their misses continued in a big way on Friday after announcing that they have picked up Bruce Ellington off waivers Friday. He's been a great person here in the short time we've been with him. Ellington was drafted out of SC by the 49ers in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. [Full Article...]

Pittsburgh Steelers reward Mike Tomlin with contract extension

Pittsburgh Steelers reward Mike Tomlin with contract extension He has never experienced a losing campaign and guided the Steelers to a Super Bowl title in his second year as coach. Steelers President Art Rooney II was on hand during the signing of the contract extension to give a few words on the finalization of the deal. [Full Article...]

Air Quality Index at a glance

Air Quality Index at a glance The air quality levels aren't in the danger zone yet for most of the population, but the Oregon Health Authority is warning people with health problems, young children or seniors to take precautions. Avoid strenuous activity outdoors and stay in cool, air-conditioned environments, especially during the afternoon and early evening when ozone levels are highest. [Full Article...]

Key provisions in bill to sanction Russia, Iran and NKorea

Key provisions in bill to sanction Russia, Iran and NKorea The president said Wednesday that he signed the bill "for the sake of national unity". But the legislation cleared both the House and Senate by wide margins, indicating any presidential veto would be overridden. Vice President Pence also voiced support for the sanctions and criticized Russian Federation during a visit to the Baltics this week. The legislation, which has now become USA law with... [Full Article...]

China won't back down in border dispute with India

China won't back down in border dispute with India Many are speculating that this debacle may lead in to a war. China has accused neighboring India of adding troops and constructing roads along its side of the border amid increasing tensions over a standoff in a remote frontier region in the Himalayas, APA reports quoting Press TV. [Full Article...]

Amanda Knox offers support to Michelle Carter

Amanda Knox offers support to Michelle Carter She also wrote that Carter - who struggled with depression, bulimia and anorexia - was "ill-equipped" to help Roy , who also suffered from depression. During Carter's trial, her lawyer argued that Roy was determined to kill himself and nothing Carter did could change that. Carter was convicted in June of manslaughter, with a Taunton juvenile court judge ruling that she was responsible... [Full Article...]

Missing Modesto Kindergarten Teacher Found Alive Weeks After Car Crash

Missing Modesto Kindergarten Teacher Found Alive Weeks After Car Crash Tull would've been found earlier, Warnke said, but she was hiding from searchers. The three people who found Tull said she could barely move because of her severe sunburns. Jaime Tull, 33, was reported missing on July 19 after walking away from a vehicle crash and hasn't been seen since. He says she had not taken her medication for about six months because a pastor and his wife told her that pil... [Full Article...]

Economists Hate Radical New Immigration Plan

Economists Hate Radical New Immigration Plan The new immigration bill introduced Thursday by President Trump and Sens. It would limit green cards for foreign nationals seeking to reunite with their families and halve the number of refugees allowed to enter the country. She also said the merit-based system, rewarding areas like education , English-language ability, high-paying job offers, past achievements and entrepreneuri... [Full Article...]

Court Ruling Throws A Wrench In Trump's Obamacare Sabotage Plan

He elaborated in an earlier tweet , "If a new HealthCare Bill is not approved quickly, BAILOUTS for Insurance Companies...will end very soon!" Cutting off these payments would do significant damage to the health insurance market. Congress could have stepped in at any time to appropriate the necessary funding, but has refused to do so , collaborating with the administration in creating uncert... [Full Article...]

BC's provincial state of emergency extended due to ongoing wildfires

BC's provincial state of emergency extended due to ongoing wildfires In addition, all on-highway vehicles must remain on defined road surfaces. The release said this step is being taken to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety. Crews battling aggressive wildfires across British Columbia have been faced with hot weather and hard conditions, but officials say the theft and damage of equipment is the most frustrating challenge yet. [Full Article...]

Ohio's US Senators Discuss The Future Of Health Care

Ohio's US Senators Discuss The Future Of Health Care That funding is known as cost-sharing reduction subsidies. Millions of peoples will die sooner. It states that the party must field candidates who support abortion rights or lose elections. "From an industry point of view, no, there's not an upside" to ending the CSRs. "The Administration has the opportunity to stabilize the health insurance market across our nation and ensure that our residen... [Full Article...]

Backed Yemeni troops attack al Qaeda in southern state

Backed Yemeni troops attack al Qaeda in southern state Since Feb. 28, the United States has conducted roughly 80 airstrikes against al-Qaida militants in Yemen, Davis said, a number that remains little changed in past weeks. WAM did not say what kind of support the UAE and USA militaries had provided or give details on the outcome of the raids. The operation is just the latest US -backed move against the terrorist group, known as al-Qaida in the Arabi... [Full Article...]

Interior chief says he and Alaska senator bond over beers

Interior chief says he and Alaska senator bond over beers Zinke tweeted a picture of himself and Murkowski having beers together, two Alaskan Brewing Company pale ales. John McCainJohn McCainMcCain expects to return to Senate next month Overnight Healthcare: Governors press Trump to make ObamaCare payments McCain: Trump's concerns with Russian Federation sanctions bill "misplaced" MORE (R-Ariz.) joined them in voting against the measure. [Full Article...]

So Maybe This Was Caitlyn Jenner's Only Hat?

Laverne Cox , Gigi Gorgeous and a heck of a lot of others were outraged after the President of the United States announced that transgender people were no longer allowed in the military. Jenner believes every American should be outraged over Trump's attack, but apparently not so outraged that they stop wearing his racist, xenophobic marketing slogan across their foreheads. [Full Article...]

BC heat wave brings record-breaking temperatures, poor air quality

BC heat wave brings record-breaking temperatures, poor air quality Coupled with smoke from large wildfires in nearby counties, the Basin got hit with smoke from several different sources. Jo Niehaus with the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency says that people may want to limit their time outdoors. Environment Canada has expanded its air quality advisory to cover the southern portion of the province spanning from eastern Vancouver Island to Elk Valley on the A... [Full Article...]

US Congress' Next Big Battle: Tax Reform

US Congress' Next Big Battle: Tax Reform Senate Democrats and independents said Tuesday that upcoming legislation to rewrite the nation's tax code should ensure the middle class doesn't pay more and the "top 1 percent" doesn't pay less. Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.), and Joe Donnelly (Ind.) are also running for reelection next year in states singled out Monday by the White House. In Washington , Manchin dismissed the Democratic tax letter as ... [Full Article...]


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