• Tropical Storm Cindy 2017: What to Expect and Where
Tropical Storm Cindy 2017: What to Expect and Where

On Tuesday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued a statewide state of emergency in advance of the threatening weather. In coastal Missisippi, some areas received up to 9 inches (230 millimeters) of rain. Tropical Storm Cindy is nearing landfall tonight on the southwest Louisiana coast, with showers and thunderstorms occurring here locally. At 10 a.m.

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  • What To Expect in the Senate Health Care Bill
What To Expect in the Senate Health Care Bill

McConnell may have a tough job convincing enough Republican senators that the Senate bill improves on the House version. The Senate version of legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is expected to contain deep cuts to Medicaid that could be even more damaging to CT than the cuts in the House version.

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  • Senate GOP health bill seeks to hobble Obama law
Senate GOP health bill seeks to hobble Obama law

Schumer said. Negotiations started in a small working group of senators, but the drafting process was between top Republican staffers in Senate Majority Leader McConnell's office and relevant committees. Like the House bill, the Senate measure would block federal payments to Planned Parenthood, two sources said. It's a process that has infuri...

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  • U.S. shoots down 'Iranian-made' drone in Syria
U.S. shoots down 'Iranian-made' drone in Syria

F-15E Strike Eagle at approximately 12:30 a.m. after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces", a statement read. "When the armed UAV continued to advance on the Coalition position without diverting its course, it was shot down", the release said.

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  • Final remembrance held at Pulse nightclub
Final remembrance held at Pulse nightclub

Richards was there to represent Dee Dee Drayton, a Georgetown-born, Myrtle Beach-raised woman who was one of the 49 killed in the mass shooting . Club owner Barbara Poma said attendees had "gathered in the name of love", while Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer told victims' loved ones they would "once again once again be able to smile, and dance, and...

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  • 'Dreamer' Tusk says Brexit could be reversed
'Dreamer' Tusk says Brexit could be reversed

Britain's policy will be laid out in more detail in a government paper likely to be published on Monday. Davis gave Barnier an original, French-language account of an expedition to the Himalayas, while Barnier reciprocated with a traditional walking stick from his home region of Savoie.

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  • Secret process wrong way to fix health care
Secret process wrong way to fix health care

South Dakota Republican Sen. "I don't know what the Senate will ultimately do with that", Armstead said Friday afternoon of the latest House counteroffer. "The House bill is just unacceptable to me", Ohio GOP Gov. John Kasich said in an interview. Conservatives also don't want the process rushed. During the James Comey testimony in the Senate...

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  • Soccer player Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case
Soccer player Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case

Paris Saint-Germain's Angel Di Maria has been sentenced to one-year prison. The prosecutor recommended a sentence of 16 months and a fine of almost 800,000 euros ($890,000). For these crimes, Di Maria is imposed an economic fine of about 800,000 euros. The 29-year-old moved to PSG from Manchester United in 2015, having joined the Premier ...

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  • Iran Has Drone Base Near US Troops in Syria
Iran Has Drone Base Near US Troops in Syria

On Sunday, a Navy F/A-18-E Super Hornet shot down a Syrian air force SU-22 fighter over the skies of Syria. This effort to work with partners, however, doesn't mean that the USA won't down Syrian aircraft if necessary. On Sunday, a U.S. F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian government SU-22 drone after it dropped bombs near troops from the Syria...

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  • Senate GOP leaders unveil health care bill amid concerns
Senate GOP leaders unveil health care bill amid concerns

Utah Republican Senator Orrin Hatch led the way with more than $471,000 in contributions from two lobbies that could potentially benefit from the bill, with McConnell not far behind with more than $433,00 in donations. We're going to do it on the floor of the United States Senate. McConnell's ability to line up votes is considered masterful, an...

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  • Unprecedented Inhumanity: One Person Displaced Every Three Seconds
Unprecedented Inhumanity: One Person Displaced Every Three Seconds

Data show that the Syrian conflict has generated the largest numbers of displaced people worldwide, with 12 million people , or almost two-thirds of the population, either internally displaced or living as refugees , mainly in five neighboring countries - Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Egypt.

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  • Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election
Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

Elsewhere Thursday, CNN reported that National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told special counsel Robert Mueller's team and Senate investigators in separate meetings last week that Trump suggested they should make an announcement that there was no collusion between his campaign and Russian Fe...

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  • United Nations chief condoles with Portugal over wildfire deaths
United Nations chief condoles with Portugal over wildfire deaths

Officials say they expect the death toll to rise as hundreds of firefighters continue to battle the inferno in Pedrogão Grande, using aircraft and some 300 vehicles in the area. At one spot, a police officer watched over the covered body of a victim of the fire. Another seventeen bodies were found outside the cars on the road leading to the IC8 mot...

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  • EU Leaders to Discuss Brexit at Summit
EU Leaders to Discuss Brexit at Summit

He said that while the European Union could not replace governments in fighting home-grown militants, it could put pressure on technology firms to act against "content that spreads terrorist material or incites to violence". Following her failure to reach agreement with the Democratic Unionist Party on a deal to shore up her minority administrati...

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  • Netanyahu tribute to former German leader Helmut Kohl, who dies aged 87
Netanyahu tribute to former German leader Helmut Kohl, who dies aged 87

For all his accomplishments as chancellor , Kohl's life was tinged by controversy and personal tragedy after he left office in 1998 as Germany's longest-serving leader since Bismarck. "Throughout our endeavours, Helmut was a rock - both steady and strong". He lobbied heavily for the euro, introduced in 1999, as a pillar of peace - and when it ...

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  • Philippine Military Says Few More Days Needed to Liberate Marawi
Philippine Military Says Few More Days Needed to Liberate Marawi

Abu Sayyaf attacks in Palawan were also a possibility, the security official said. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law across a large southern portion of his country. As the conflict intensifies, the United States embassy in Manila said on Saturday American forces were providing assistance to the Filipino troops,...

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  • Defence lifts Syria air strike suspension
Defence lifts Syria air strike suspension

On Tuesday, Operation Inherent Resolve said in a statement that a US F-15 fighter jet had shot down an Iranian-made Shaheed-129 drone near the Syrian village of al-Tanf after "it was assessed that it posed a threat to the US-led coalition forces".

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  • No autopsy for United States student detained by N. Korea
No autopsy for United States student detained by N. Korea

Although no official cause of death has been revealed, Otto's family blame the "awful, torturous mistreatment" he was subjected to by the people of North Korea. Warmbier had been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor after being found guilty of trying to steal a propaganda poster from a hotel during a January 2016 visit to North Korea's capital.

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  • Analysts Near-Term outlook: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY), Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW)
Analysts Near-Term outlook: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY), Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW)

Mizuho maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, October 27 report. The stock of Dycom Industries, Inc. As per Monday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, January 12. JP Morgan downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Monday, May 9 report. By historical ...

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  • US Shoots Down Iranian-Made Drone in Syria That
US Shoots Down Iranian-Made Drone in Syria That "Displayed Hostile Intent"

However, the Pentagon states that the Syrian jet had dropped bombs near US partner forces involved in the fight to extract Raqqa from Islamic State (ISIS) control. "It displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces", the statement read. The Russian Ministry of Defence called the downing of the plane "a cynical violation of the sove...

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