• Collins still undecided on Senate health care bill
Collins still undecided on Senate health care bill

Walker said he's spoken with McConnell and other Senate leaders and called on them to change the bill before holding a vote. Other Republican lawmakers have also voiced reservations, casting doubt on the outcome. Under questioning by Stephanopoulos, Collins did not say whether the Planned Parenthood funding would make or break her decision on t...

Read more

  • Pakistan cricket team return home, receive heroic welcome
Pakistan cricket team return home, receive heroic welcome

The Sarfraz Ahmed-led side clinched their maiden Champions Trophy crown, defeating India by 180 runs at The Oval in London in Sunday's final. Speaking to media at Parliament House, he said Pak-India cricket matches are played and seen with full passion and zeal therefore Pak-India series is a must show.

Read more

  • Bengaluru: IIT graduate youth survives crocodile attack, but loses arm
Bengaluru: IIT graduate youth survives crocodile attack, but loses arm

After getting off from the auto, Mudit walked his dogs into the reserve. Dandwate was attacked by a crocodile while he was trying to get the dogs out of the water. Mudit was operated on at Hosmat Hospital to where he was taken to after he was rushed to a local hospital for first aid, and is recovering. Crocodile bite, apart from being fatal, can al...

Read more

  • Handicapped group stages sit-in outside McConnell's office
Handicapped group stages sit-in outside McConnell's office

The Senate on Thursday morning released its version of the controversial bill that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act that was drafted in secret. The police said that some of the demonstrators got out of their wheelchairs and lay on the floor, which made it hard for others to get past them in the hallway so they could go to thei...

Read more

  • Greek stocks rise after new deal with European creditors
Greek stocks rise after new deal with European creditors

But the deal was not enough for the European Central Bank to include Greece in its government bond-buying program for now, as the ECB needed more clarity on what kind of debt relief Greece will get from its worldwide creditors. Greece has been in crisis for almost seven years, receiving its first round of bailout money - to the tune of 110 bil...

Read more

  • Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup
Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup

Underfunded Team New Zealand nearly folded after that debacle, but has bounced back with a remarkably fast boat design that includes a radical cycling grinding system. It will take some careful analysis for the teams to figure out why they won or lost. "I feel like we answered them with our performance on the water".

Read more

  • Co-op Bank says nears rescue deal with investor group
Co-op Bank says nears rescue deal with investor group

The Co-operative Bank is no longer up for sale as it continues talks with investors to boost its capital reserves. If implemented, the rescue plan would enable the Co-op to meet the longer-term capital requirements applicable to all United Kingdom banks and to continue as a stand-alone entity.

Read more

  • Here's why 'Single Lady' not allowed to stay in Hyderabad hotel
Here's why 'Single Lady' not allowed to stay in Hyderabad hotel

She says the hotel thought a single lady is safe on the streets rather than allowing her to stay "single" in the hotel. Yup, massive bag in hand, gross from the journey - just standing outside the hotel. She took the incident to the Facebook and posted the whole episode in detail. Fortunately, after a Facebook post, a number of well-wishers offered...

Read more

  • Merck Pauses Enrollment Of Blood Cancer Drug Study
Merck Pauses Enrollment Of Blood Cancer Drug Study

The combination drugs included Celgene Corp.'s drug Pomalyst and a low-dose steroid, and a second trial looked at Keytruda with the drug Celgene's Revlimid . Keytruda is involved in nearly 500 clinical trials in more than 30 cancers and treatment settings. It was approved as a first-line treatment for patients with locally advanced or metastat...

Read more

  • IDs of missing people in China landslide to be released
IDs of missing people in China landslide to be released

Hopes are fading for dozens of people still missing following a deadly landslide in southwestern China , where 10 bodies have been recovered so far. A woman in a nearby village told The Associated Press that she had no information on her relatives in Xinmo, the mountain village that was buried. "The government knows its unsafe to live in these k...

Read more

  • 'Most expensive' Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch expected in September
'Most expensive' Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch expected in September

A few leaked benchmark reports have proved this correct. Rumors have suggested in past that Note 8 will come with Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 836 SoC, but now it has been heard that Samsung has made a decision to stick with 835 for now.

Read more

  • Moon sighted, Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday: Peshawar's Masjid Qasim Khan
Moon sighted, Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday: Peshawar's Masjid Qasim Khan

The sighting of the crescent will mark the end of the month of Ramadan during which Muslims observed fast. Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman announced on Sunday that the Shawwal moon had been sighted and Eidul Fitr would be celebrated on Monday, June 26, 2017 in the country, private TV channels reported.

Read more

  • Qatar seen rejecting list of 13 severe demands to end Gulf crisis
Qatar seen rejecting list of 13 severe demands to end Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Emirates and Bahrain have required Qatar to close the Al Jazeera headquarters. The list also demands that Qatar stop funding a host of other news outlets including Arabi21, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed and Middle East Eye.

Read more

  • At least 100 burn to death in oil tanker fire in Punjab
At least 100 burn to death in oil tanker fire in Punjab

Seeing fuel spilling onto the road, villagers in the area, some riding motorcycles, rushed to the site with buckets and containers, said Raja Riffat, the Bahawalpur police chief. An announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak sent scores of villagers racing to the scene to gather spilled fuel.

Read more

  • Israel begins work on new settlement
Israel begins work on new settlement

A picture posted with his announcement shows construction vehicles digging up ground. Last December, the United Nations Security Council approved a resolution declaring all Israeli settlement building in the occupied West Bank illegal under worldwide law.

Read more

  • Republicans Scramble to Shore Up Support for Healthcare Bill
Republicans Scramble to Shore Up Support for Healthcare Bill

In the Sunday interview , Trump said, "I want to see a bill with heart". If three Republicans defect, the party can not reach the majority vote it needs to pass the measure. That should be the central issue for Republicans - repealing Obamacare and making healthcare more affordable. "What's driving this is a tax cut that Republicans in...

Read more

  • Breaking with tradition, White House forgoes Ramadan dinner
Breaking with tradition, White House forgoes Ramadan dinner

The streets of capital Dhaka were empty as thousands of citizens were holidaying with family in towns and villages. Muslims in other parts of the world enjoyed the religious holiday and marked it with different celebrations but it always started with prayers first.

Read more

  • Arab nations don't seek to force out Qatar's leadership: UAE official
Arab nations don't seek to force out Qatar's leadership: UAE official

Qatar denies the allegation that it supports terrorism and countered that Saudi Arabia is seeking to dominate smaller states within the region. "A productive next step would be for each of the countries to sit together and continue this conversation", Tillerson said.

Read more

  • Saudi-Iran Tensions Seen Worsening With Rise Of New Saudi Crown Prince
Saudi-Iran Tensions Seen Worsening With Rise Of New Saudi Crown Prince

The piece, dramatically headlined "18 Israeli Fighter Jets Deployed in S. Arabia to Prevent Coup", also makes other rather dramatic assertions, including that bin Salman bribed US President Donald Trump to the tune of $56 million, and that Riyadh has paid the US "several trillion dollars...

Read more

  • Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish
Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

Opponents argue that the ban targets Muslims in violation of federal law and the Constitution, and that it stems from Trump's campaign pledge to halt the entry of all Muslims into the U.S. With the prospect of a headline-making finish, the Supreme Court will close its current term with two days of drama on Monday and Tuesday. A year and...

Read more