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World Trump presses Congress on health care bill: Get it done
Author: 0 Trump presses Congress on health care bill: Get it done

Last week, McConnell said he would introduce a fresh bill in about a week, but he also acknowledged that if the broader effort fails, he may turn to a smaller bill with quick help for insurers and consumers and negotiate with Democrats .

World Riyad Mahrez to Arsenal: Winger furious with Leicester for blocking move
Author: 0 Riyad Mahrez to Arsenal: Winger furious with Leicester for blocking move

It may be that Arsenal have no choice but to pursue Mahrez instead, yet with Leicester demanding £15m more than the Gunners want to offer it remains to be see how likely a deal is on that front either. "We have to be professional with him but more importantly he has to be committed and I think he has to show supporters, staff and players that". I know what Riyad is about, I know he's ambitious and I don't think there's anything wrong with any player having ambition'.

World Trump still wants Mexico to pay for border wall
Author: 0 Trump still wants Mexico to pay for border wall

In January, Pena Nieto cancelled a trip to Washington in response to Trump's insistence on the issue, plunging the countries' relations into their biggest crisis in decades. People have debated whether he meant "there's no way" Mexico could pay for such a massive project, or if he was saying "there's no way" they would, but the gist is the same.

World Quartet: Qatar's Response is Negative… its Destructive Role not Tolerated
Author: 0 Quartet: Qatar's Response is Negative… its Destructive Role not Tolerated

Qatar , a small peninsular country protruding into the Gulf, also hosts the biggest U.S. military base in the region as a bulwark against Iran. Those demands included that Qatar curtail support for the Muslim Brotherhood, shut down the pan-Arab Al Jazeera satellite TV channel, close a Turkish military base and downgrade its relations with rival Iran.

World White House gender pay gap worse than national average, report says
Author: 0 White House gender pay gap worse than national average, report says

Of the 22 staffers paid the highest White House wage ($179,700.00), only five are women: senior advisor Kellyanne Conway , director of communications for the office of public liaison Omarosa Manigault , deputy national security advisor Kathleen McFarland , deputy national security advisor from strategy Dina Powell, and chief of staff to the First Lady Lindsay Reynolds.

Author: 0 Trump's voter data haul draws increasing resistance

The Commission said it sent a letter to every state last week, requesting publicly-available voter information. Officials from Kentucky, Virginia and NY, for instance, said they would not comply . Now, a blanket data request to all 50 states by that commission, led by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach , has drawn some bipartisan backlash from state officials who oversee elections.

Author: 0 Total to sign biggest Iran gas deal since sanctions lifting

Over the 20-year life of the contract, phase 11 will produce 335 billion cubic meters of gas and 290 million barrels of gas condensate, Ali Kardor, deputy oil minister and managing director of NIOC, said at the ceremony. Its investment will eventually reach $5 billion. European majors are warming to Iran in the post-sanctions environment. The agreement is "a big deal" for Iran and "will open the door for more companies to sign contracts" with the country, said Robin Mills, the head of ...

World Christie Flies by State Chopper to Park Amid NJ Government Shutdown
Author: 0 Christie Flies by State Chopper to Park Amid NJ Government Shutdown

Remaining open under the shutdown are NJ TRANSIT, state prisons, the state police, state hospitals and treatment centers as well as casinos, race tracks and the lottery. Many Democrats supported the budget agenda of Christie, a Republican, in order to see a spending plan they support signed into law and allow them to break for the summer and begin their legislative re-election campaigns.

World India set to implement biggest tax reform
Author: 0 India set to implement biggest tax reform

It is significant that the Gita has 18 parts. "Congratulation to PM @narendramodi ji for unifying the nation economically". But the prime minister, who has put huge efforts into the economy as he targets re-election in 2019, acknowledged there would be teething troubles.

World Tennessee Drops Case Against Teens Accused Of Causing Deadly Wildfire
Author: 0 Tennessee Drops Case Against Teens Accused Of Causing Deadly Wildfire

Chimney Tops 2 Fire November 27, 2016. Total losses were estimated to be around $1 billion. The fire was the state's deadliest in more than a century. Greg Isaacs, the attorney for one of the boys involved, defended his client at a press conference Friday and told reporters that people in Gatlinburg should not feel frustrated by the decision.

World Messy 'Despicable Me 3' offers a few laughs, but not enough heart
Author: 0 Messy 'Despicable Me 3' offers a few laughs, but not enough heart

The element of the first " Despicable Me " that made it so grand was its unexpected emotional quality, where Gru took in three orphaned sisters wanting a new home. Dru wants Gru to return to his evil ways and form a partnership of sorts. The Minions who proved that they couldn't hold a movie together for a full 90 minutes normally would at least offer up some exciting cameos, however, their scenes ihere are largely unremarkable.

World Record travel expected as gas hits 14-year low
Author: 0 Record travel expected as gas hits 14-year low

GasBuddy .com senior petroleum analyst Patrick DeHaan said the projected national average for regular will be $2.21 a gallon, a cent above the average for the Fourth of July holiday in 2005, and six cents lower than prices in 2016. "This is like Christmas in July, instead of seeing fireworks at the pumps like we saw just a few short years ago". AAA predicts that 44.2 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home between June 30 and July 4.

World Two bills to tighten anti-immigrant measures passed by US House
Author: 0 Two bills to tighten anti-immigrant measures passed by US House

AILA, which profits from a booming illegal alien population in the USA, says both immigration bills would "erode our nation's bedrock constitutional principles" by merely cracking down of criminal illegal aliens. In a speech Wednesday on the House floor, San Antonio Democrat Lloyd Doggett argued that it would undermine public safety to put local police into the service of immigration authorities, diminishing their trust within immigrant communities.

World Federal Bureau of Investigation agent indicted in LaVoy Finicum shooting
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation agent indicted in LaVoy Finicum shooting

At a federal courthouse in Portland, Oregon Wednesday W. Joseph Astarita , a member of the FBI's hostage response team pled not guilty to three counts of making false statements and two counts of obstruction of justice, charges stemming from the 2016 shooting death of Lavoy Finicum during the armed occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

World Backed Kurdish coalition forces close in on ISIS in Raqqa
Author: 0 Backed Kurdish coalition forces close in on ISIS in Raqqa

The lack of rapid progress is due to ISIS's intensification of attacks, the Syrian observatory quoted a source on Sunday. Faced with turmoil across its southern border, Turkey past year sent troops into Syria to support Free Syrian Army rebels fighting both Islamic State and Kurdish forces who control a large part of Syria's northern border region.

World Uber App Now Lets You Request a Ride for Someone Else
Author: 0 Uber App Now Lets You Request a Ride for Someone Else

From here, you select the rider from your address book, assign their destination, and boom, you're done. The app will ask you if the ride is for yourself or someone else only when you're requesting a ride in an area that's not your home. Meanwhile Lyft-Uber's biggest competitor-has also been rolling out new app improvements in the last few weeks. Riders will not need to have an Uber account.

World Pak violates ceasefire in Naushera sector, Army retaliates
Author: 0 Pak violates ceasefire in Naushera sector, Army retaliates

According to Indian military, Pakistani Border Action Team penetrated 600 meters inside Indian Territory and attacked a petrol team killing two soldiers while two got injured. "The resolute action of our soldiers didn't let their nefarious plan (of mutilating bodies and recording it on camera) succeed", officer said. On June 24, Pakistan violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector.

World Jeh Johnson: DNC declined DHS help on Russian Federation hack
Author: 0 Jeh Johnson: DNC declined DHS help on Russian Federation hack

Trump also asked why the Obama administration "didn't stop" Russian Federation if it found the nation to be meddling in the 2016 election. "Why didn't they stop them?" the president tweeted, shortly following with "... - The Congressional Black Caucus was invited to the White House, but the group said it would not accept the invitation passing because Trump and his administration have, in its view, ignored the caucus and enacted policies that will hurt black communities.

Author: 0 Manslaughter charges possible in London high-rise tragedy

The speed at which the fire engulfed the 24-storey Grenfell Tower raised questions about the external cladding on the block. A recall of Hotpoint fridge-freezer model numbers FF175BP or FF175BG has been issued while further tests are carried out, while a company spokesman said: "Words can not express our sorrow at this awful tragedy".

World Sean Spicer: Reporters Ask Snarky Questions at Briefings to 'Become YouTube Stars'
Author: 0 Sean Spicer: Reporters Ask Snarky Questions at Briefings to 'Become YouTube Stars'

I think the briefing is one aspect of what we do. "I have not sat down and talked to him about that specifically", Spicer said, again repeating the same explanation when pressed. The Russian government has repeatedly denied charges of directing interference in the USA election, though Russian President Vladimir Putin said earlier this month that "patriotic" Russians could've perpetrated the hacking independently.

World Trump Disputes Russian Interference In 2016 Election
Author: 0 Trump Disputes Russian Interference In 2016 Election

In a previous story about Parscale, CNN quoted Democratic Senator Mark Waner suggesting that the Russian fake news operation must have had help from someone with knowledge of the American political system . That is a fact, plain and simple ", Johnson testified in the House . In similar testimony , acting director of the DHS cyber division Samuel Liles said DHS detected hacking activities last spring and summer and later received reports of cyber probing of election systems, but ...

World Karnataka waives crop loan up to Rs 50000 per farmer
Author: 0 Karnataka waives crop loan up to Rs 50000 per farmer

Once executed, the waiver will directly provide relief to more than 22 lakh farmers reeling under debt due to their inability to pay money to the banks following a severe drought in the state. Congress on Tuesday asked the NDA government why it was running away from its responsibility of waiving off loans of the farmers across the country, and urged it not to treat farmers as "mere vote banks".

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