• Obama Has Weighed In on the Senate Health Care Bill
Obama Has Weighed In on the Senate Health Care Bill

At the same time, I was careful to say again and again that while the Affordable Care Act represented a significant step forward for America, it was not ideal, nor could it be the end of our efforts - and that if Republicans could put together a plan that is demonstrably better than the improvements we made to our health care system, that cover...

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  • Looking forward to making Senate healthcare bill 'really special'
Looking forward to making Senate healthcare bill 'really special'

The nation's largest hospital associations united in rejecting the Senate's proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act , and urged lawmakers to "hit reset" and "go back to the drawing board". "The goal of a lot of the reform discussion has been trying to allow states to be more innovative in their delivery of dollars for the Medicai...

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  • Donald Trump releases financial disclosure
Donald Trump releases financial disclosure

However, he shed his stocks and securities, the report indicates. He listed the resort's income as about 37 million dollars (£29m), up from about 30 million it had taken in before his 2016 financial report. That figure represents a $7.4 million increase in revenue since Trump's last financial disclosure in May, while the president saw an $8...

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  • Kashmir: Police officer lynched in Srinagar
Kashmir: Police officer lynched in Srinagar

DGP S P Vaid termed the killing as sad and unfortunate. He drew out his pistol and fired, injuring three, as his colleague fled the scene, they said. Police said they have arrested two people over the killing and identified one other. "But the mob managed to lynch him", the sources said. Pandit belongs to Khanyar area which is adjacent to Nowhat...

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  • Grenfell Tower: Hotpoint fridge freezer started fire, say police
Grenfell Tower: Hotpoint fridge freezer started fire, say police

A Hotpoint FF175BP model was found to have been the fridge at the centre of the tragedy and followed witness reports from June 14 that one resident claimed his appliance was responsible. "That's the number I'm really anxious about", she said. Both buildings were said to be enforcing more stringent fire-prevention measures as a response, including...

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  • Alabama warns of floating fire ants hazard as flood waters rise
Alabama warns of floating fire ants hazard as flood waters rise

Kottlowski said the worst problem will be inland flooding, an issue that could continue into the weekend as the storm makes its way into Tennessee and beyond. Alek Krautmann at the weather service office in Slidell, Louisiana, said more moisture was heading in from the Gulf Wednesday evening. Already some flooding was reported on Alabama's Daup...

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  • Police officer lynched by mob in Srinagar
Police officer lynched by mob in Srinagar

Ayub opened fire through his service pistol in his own defence after the situation became out of control, according to the news agency ANI . The authorities have already announced restrictions on movement of people in seven police station areas of the city as a precautionary measure.

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  • Iran fires missiles at militant groups in eastern Syria
Iran fires missiles at militant groups in eastern Syria

Abadi met Khamenei a day after his visit to Saudi Arabia , Iran's regional rival, in a Middle Eastern tour that will also include Kuwait. The former MP emphasized that the missile attack is also justifiable in terms of global norms. "The missile launches from the two Sunni-majority provinces at headquarters of Daesh terrorists carry the massage ...

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  • Obama Trashes Senate GOP Health Care Bill
Obama Trashes Senate GOP Health Care Bill

It would largely retain the subsidies Obama provided to help millions buy insurance, which are pegged mostly to people's incomes and the premiums they pay. In trying to defend this monstrosity - and whatever compromise Senate Republicans can make with their House counterparts, whose bill was even more vicious - Republicans will say that the...

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  • Car Bombing Kills, Wounds Scores in Afghanistan
Car Bombing Kills, Wounds Scores in Afghanistan

The Taliban released a video of the two in January, which was the first proof of life sent since the group's kidnapping. The casualties included civilians, staff of the New Kabul Bank branch, and members of the security forces. Almost all of Helmand has been controlled or influenced/contested for well over a year . The militants, believed...

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  • Philippines says Islamist militants withdraw from school, no casualties
Philippines says Islamist militants withdraw from school, no casualties

Brigadier General Restituto Padilla , army spokesman, said five civilians were taken hostage, none of them students, as human shields. Abella said the militants have resorted to "increasing willful intention of arson activities in various areas of the city".

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  • 'I just don't want a poor person' in Cabinet
'I just don't want a poor person' in Cabinet

President Trump , who made immigration a major issue during the campaign that ended in his electoral vote landslide, will strengthen "public charge" rules and ensure that they are enforced, the administration said. And Cohn was the former president and chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs before he left to run Trump's National Economic Coun...

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  • Britain's Prince Philip released from hospital after treated for infection
Britain's Prince Philip released from hospital after treated for infection

Buckingham Palace released an official statement regarding the 96-year-old Duke of Edinburgh's health on Wednesday, saying the royal is "in good spirits". After being kept in for two nights, he was photographed leaving King Edward VII's Hospital in Marylebone, central London . At the event, the Queen , Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla lea...

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  • Capitol police arrest protesters, some in wheelchairs, outside McConnell's office
Capitol police arrest protesters, some in wheelchairs, outside McConnell's office

Just prior to the protest , Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of Barack Obama's health care law. The protesters yelled "no cuts to Medicaid " as they were led away. It's the primary source of funding for services that allow the disabled to live at home, sparing them from institutionalization. "Here...

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  • Obama attacks Senate health bill as
Obama attacks Senate health bill as "massive transfer of wealth to rich"

Besides the expected heavy criticism from Democrats - including former President Barack Obama - a number of GOP senators expressed their opposition . Of course, in 2026, it will be somebody else's problem. The Senate bill proposes repealing the 3.8 per cent net investment income tax on high earners retroactively to the start of 2017.

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  • President Erdoğan congratulates new Saudi crown prince
President Erdoğan congratulates new Saudi crown prince

As Slate's Josh Keating explained in 2015 , the process of succession in Saudi Arabia is different from other existing monarchies in the world today. A little more than two years ago, MBS was a little-known figure in Saudi Arabia . The royal decree did not nominate a new deputy crown prince. A snapshot of the crown prince's many titles reve...

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  • Salem Investment Counselors Inc. Has $610000 Stake in Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)
Salem Investment Counselors Inc. Has $610000 Stake in Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

Twitter (NYSE: TWTR ) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 26th. Canaccord Genuity maintained Perrigo Company plc Ordinary Shares (NYSE:PRGO) on Tuesday, February 28 with "Buy" rating. The original version of this piece can be read at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/06/23/investors-buy-high-volume-of-put-options-on-twitt...

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  • Qatar's neighbours issue demands to end crisis
Qatar's neighbours issue demands to end crisis

Underscoring the growing seriousness of the crisis, state-run Qatar Petroleum acknowledged early Friday that some critically important employees "may have been asked to postpone" trips overseas "for operational reasons" as a result of the embargo.

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  • Comey outfoxes Trump with counsel
Comey outfoxes Trump with counsel

Comey testified before the committee Thursday that he believes he was sacked by Trump in an effort to affect the investigation. The key issue before the committee was whether Mr Trump sought to obstruct the investigation in nine conversations with Mr Comey this year, leading up to his dismissal of the FBI chief.

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  • Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria - Guards
Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria - Guards

In last Wednesday's testimony to the House Foreign Affairs Committee , Tillerson accused Iran of seeking "hegemony" in the Middle East at the expense of United States allies like Saudi Arabia . The two countries have noted with growing concern the renewed strength of the Assad regime in southern Syria, particularly in regards to the role played...

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