• $2b Worth of US Drones for India
$2b Worth of US Drones for India

The offer is still subject to congressional approval. The Congress " strong rebuttal came after Prime Minister Modi reminded people about the " horrors' of Emergency imposed by former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on June 1975, and asked people to rededicate themselves towards the goal of strengthening democracy.

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  • Senate health-care bill faces serious resistance from GOP moderates
Senate health-care bill faces serious resistance from GOP moderates

GOP Sen. Arthur Heller (R-NV), who is up for re-election, said Thursday that he has "serious concerns about the bill's impact on the Nevadans who depend on Medicaid ". That expansion program would begin being phased out in 2021, and fully repealed three years later. "I haven't said I'm opposed", Sen. "I will oppose it coming to the floor in i...

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  • Senate Bill Dismantles Disability Supports
Senate Bill Dismantles Disability Supports

For older people in that income slice, the spike in premiums would be enormous, especially in higher-cost states like Alaska. One of those senators, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, called on Sunday for a slowdown in the process to give the Senate and the public time to evaluate the healthcare bill.

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  • Trump greets Muslim on Eid-ul-Fitr, no celebration at White House
Trump greets Muslim on Eid-ul-Fitr, no celebration at White House

As at the start of Ramadan , during which believers abstain from eating and drinking during daylight hours, Eid-al-Fitr depends on the sighting of the moon and its celebration varies in different countries. It is based on the moon's cycle, whereas the Gregorian one is determined by the sun. Astronomical calculations have revealed that this year,...

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  • Prez polls: Naidu hails JD(U)'s decision to support Kovind
Prez polls: Naidu hails JD(U)'s decision to support Kovind

The BJP's oldest ally had last voted with the NDA in 2002 when it extended support to the candidature of A.P.J. "We shall decide on whether or not to support the candidature of Kovind tomorrow (Tuesday)", Thackeray had said. The parties are now learnt to be veering towards fielding a strong Dalit candidate of their own to take on BJP's Kovind. "W...

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  • Injured congressman undergoes more surgeries after shot in hip
Injured congressman undergoes more surgeries after shot in hip

The bullet traveled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding. He said doctors have turned down Scalise's sedation levels enough that he has been able to respond to visiting family members.

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  • PD Editorial: Senate's unseemly rush to vote on health bill
PD Editorial: Senate's unseemly rush to vote on health bill

President Trump advocated bipartisanship while attacking his partisan opponents in a Fox & Friends interview Sunday."One of the things that should be solved - but it probably won't be - is that Republicans and Democrats don't get together", Trump said .

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  • May defends European Union citizens
May defends European Union citizens

He said the United Kingdom would consider setting up a new arbitration body that would include European officials to rule in future trade disputes. Manfred Weber, who heads the European People's Party, the large group of centre-right parties in the European Parliament, was even rougher: "If Prime Minister May can not come up with a more concrete pr...

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  • Eid-el-Fitr: Buhari urges Nigerians to shun reckless statements
Eid-el-Fitr: Buhari urges Nigerians to shun reckless statements

Since the Bill Clinton administration, the White House has each year hosted either an event to mark the Eid al-Fitr feast - which ends the fasting month of Ramadan - or a meal breaking the dawn-til-dusk fast, known as an iftar. "On behalf of the American people, Melania and I send our warm greetings to Muslims as they celebrate Eid al-Fitr". My gre...

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  • Trump urges Democrats to get on board with health reform
Trump urges Democrats to get on board with health reform

Heller is up for re-election in 2018 and is considered one of the most vulnerable GOP senators. House Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that he hopes to bring the bill - which was unveiled Thursday - to the floor for a vote as early as next week.

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  • Canadian authorities raid home of MI airport stabbing suspect
Canadian authorities raid home of MI airport stabbing suspect

A law enforcement officer subdued Ftouhi, who asked the officer why he did not kill him, the complaint said. Amor Ftouhi , 49, of Quebec, was immediately taken into custody. A USA official told CNN that, based on preliminary information, it appears Ftouhi has traveled between the United States and Canada multiple times.

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  • Finsbury Park attack victim named
Finsbury Park attack victim named

Britain's Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks outside Finsbury Park Mosque, in north London , Tuesday. One man died and nine people were taken to hospital when a van driver targeted an area busy with worshippers attending Ramadan night prayers at a nearby mosque in the early hours of Monday.

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  • Sapochetti: Changing the Democratic Party should start at the top
Sapochetti: Changing the Democratic Party should start at the top

Although the race was widely viewed as a referendum on President Donald Trump , he rarely was discussed by either candidate, and House Democrats were rattled that the attack ads casting the 77-year-old Pelosi as a San Francisco liberal proved so potent.

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  • Albanian vote in election seen as key to moving toward EU
Albanian vote in election seen as key to moving toward EU

He has vowed to cut taxes to spur economic growth and crackdown on corruption. Basha, an ardent admirer of US President Donald Trump, has accused Rama of links to organised crime and turning the Balkan state into a "drugstore", referring to Albania's cannabis trade.

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  • Erdogan: Request to Close Military Base in Qatar Disrespectful
Erdogan: Request to Close Military Base in Qatar Disrespectful

The four countries cut ties with Qatar earlier this month over allegations that it funds terrorism - an accusation United States president Donald Trump has echoed. Erdogan also said, in the address, the requests for the Turkish military base in Qatar to be closed were disrespectful. Gargash said that if Qatar fails to comply within the ...

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  • United States urges Qatar, neighbors to 'sit together' to ease tension
United States urges Qatar, neighbors to 'sit together' to ease tension

Erdogan also rejected a demand from Arab states to shut down its military base in Qatar , saying demanding Turkey's military withdrawal is also "a disrespect" towards the country. Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told reporters in Dubai that his country and its allies, Saudi Arabia , Egypt and Bahrain, do not want " r...

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  • Senate Plan To Replace Obamacare In Trouble
Senate Plan To Replace Obamacare In Trouble

A thriving health care market means I have a real choice. You've talked about how the Affordable Care Act isn't ideal. "Full Hyde protections are essential and must be included in the final bill". "Medicaid is a critical backstop of coverage for mental health treatment, and for millions of older Americans, children and individuals with disabi...

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  • Palestinians Lowball Expectations Ahead of Trump Peace Push
Palestinians Lowball Expectations Ahead of Trump Peace Push

The global community considers all Jewish settlements in the West Bank illegal but Israel draws a distinction between those it sanctions and those it does not - so-called outposts. Greenblatt arrived in Israel on Monday for preliminary discussions in both Jerusalem and Ramallah, and will remain for follow-up talks after Kushner has departed, offici...

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  • Twitter Reacts To Jared Kushner's Voice As Gifs And Memes Go Viral
Twitter Reacts To Jared Kushner's Voice As Gifs And Memes Go Viral

Over a dozen White House aides spent the afternoon meeting with 18 different CEOs including Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Apple's Tim Cook and Eric Schmidt, the Executive Chairman of Google's parent company Alphabet. The effort is part of a broader plan to shrink government, cut federal employees, and eliminate regulations. Intel, IBM, Oracle, SAP, Adob...

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  • Bank after Jerusalem attacks
Bank after Jerusalem attacks

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on countries around the word to condemn Palestinian terrorism and its support by the Palestinian leadership following Friday night's deadly terror attack in Jerusalem which claimed the life of Israeli Border Policewoman Staff Sgt.

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