• USA wants 'much greater' China pressure on NKorea
USA wants 'much greater' China pressure on NKorea

North Korea topped the agenda at the newly established Diplomatic and Security Dialogue, which paired Tillerson and Mattis with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and General Fang Fenghui , chief of joint staff of the People's Liberation Army .

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  • Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets' care
Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets' care

Sen. Special Agent David Bailey and Rep. Williams also sustained injuries during the incident. The attack at the baseball field appeared to be more spontaneous than planned out, Slater said . He said authorities found a laptop computer, a cell phone and a digital camera in Hodgkinson's vehicle but an analysis of the items showed that he did not ...

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  • ICC confirms plans for World XI series in Pakistan
ICC confirms plans for World XI series in Pakistan

There were also reports of violence between Indian and Pakistani supporters in Leicester . However, talking about the viewership reports league game between India and Pakistan on 4 June, 2017 attracted 201 million viewers; becoming one of the highest rated One Day International (ODI) match in Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) histor...

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  • Solar border wall was 'my idea,' Trump says
Solar border wall was 'my idea,' Trump says

And, of course, to a cheering crowd, Trump added that Mexico will still be paying for it. "We will BUILD THE WALL!" the President tweeted . The Mexican border wall had been a cornerstone of Trump's campaign for president previous year. Customs and Border Protection said bidding contractors would be identified in June, and selected companies woul...

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  • Iranians hold annual anti-Israel rallies, displays missile
Iranians hold annual anti-Israel rallies, displays missile

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians chanted " Death to Israel " and " Death to America " in nationwide rallies on Friday. Quds Day , also known as Al-Quds Day, as a historic Arabic name for Jerusalem, is aimed at protesting Israel and Zionism, and to express support for Palestinians and the importance of Jerusalem for the religion of Islam.

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  • Chairman of US Bishops' Committee Calls Senate Health Bill 'Unacceptable'
Chairman of US Bishops' Committee Calls Senate Health Bill 'Unacceptable'

Brian Sandoval. The legislation would phase out federal funding for Medicaid expansion - now covering about 11 million people in 31 states - beginning in 2020, and shift more of those costs back to states. Rob Portman of Ohio, Susan Collins of ME, and Lisa Murkowski in Alaksa-other groups opposing Trumpcare vowed to keep up the pressure. "I...

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  • Trump reiterates
Trump reiterates "I didn't tape" James Comey

But when he found out that I-that there may be tapes out there-whether it's governmental tapes or anything else-and who knows-uh, I think his story may have changed. But the president insists his campaign did not collude with Russian Federation and that his firing of Mr Comey did not obstruct justice. But the president's suggestion that his t...

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  • Chaos as hundreds forced to evacuate from London tower blocks
Chaos as hundreds forced to evacuate from London tower blocks

Resident Renee Williams, 90, said she and her neighbors had been given no warning . Hundreds were told to evacuate from four tower blocks in Camden after tests revealed concerns over cladding following the inferno in Kensington that claimed at least 79 lives.

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  • North Korea tests rocket engine -US officials (RTN)
North Korea tests rocket engine -US officials (RTN)

The North has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of previous year in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental United States - something Trump has vowed "won't happen".

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  • Puerto Rican vote shows overwhelming support for U.S. statehood
Puerto Rican vote shows overwhelming support for U.S. statehood

In this July 29, 2015 file photo, the Puerto Rican flag flies in front of Puerto Rico's Capitol as in San Juan, Puerto Rico. An official count of votes for Puerto Rico's plebiscite on Sunday showed overwhelming support for US statehood, although adding another star to the USA flag would likely face an uphill battle in Congress.

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  • PM Modi arrives in US for first face-to-face talks with Donald Trump
PM Modi arrives in US for first face-to-face talks with Donald Trump

Aides on both sides have billed it as a chance to strike up a friendship. As of Saturday morning, Trump had 32.7 million Twitter followers, with Modi clocking in at 31 million. Trump and Modi see eye-to-eye on security. Meanwhile U.S. President has announced that he has important issues to discuss with his "true friend" Indian Prime Minister Mo...

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  • Brexit will lead to lower living standards, warns George Soros
Brexit will lead to lower living standards, warns George Soros

He and others have also raised the possibility that Britain could remain in the EU. Mr Davis and the EU Commission chief negotiator Michel Barnier met in Brussels in the first of what will be at least a year of monthly meetings, both promising to hold talks in a "constructive" spirit.

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  • No winners in Trump's reversal of US Cuba policy
No winners in Trump's reversal of US Cuba policy

Godinez is a professor in the department of theatre at Northwestern and the resident artistic associate at the Goodman Theatre, where he is the director of the Latino Theatre Festival. The administration argues restricting transactions with Cuban regime-controlled businesses, including many hotels Americans would normally stay in, will allow money...

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  • Philippine military bomb ISIS -linked militants in city of Marawi
Philippine military bomb ISIS -linked militants in city of Marawi

In allowing the Defense Department to continue it cooperation with the USA military in Marawi, Duterte has made a complete turnaround. US Special Forces are supporting Philippine troops battling a militant group connected to Islamic State that has occupied the southern town of Marawi, where fierce fighting over 19 days has left at least 217 p...

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  • Trump discloses profits and losses in financial report
Trump discloses profits and losses in financial report

Mar-a-Lago's initiation fee doubled after Mr. Trump was elected - from $100,000 to $200,000 - effective on January 1, 2017. The last time Trump released any information about his finances was in May 2016, as a candidate, showing he was worth was at least $1 billion.

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  • Police officer lynched outside mosque in Srinagar
Police officer lynched outside mosque in Srinagar

She said that he was immediately shifted to the hospital by some people there. The family and relatives of Danish Mir who was arrested by police in the lynching of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) Mohammad Ayoub Pandith in Srinagar , Thursday staged protest and demanded immediate his release.

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  • Trump Signals He Will Work With Republican Holdouts on Health Care Bill
Trump Signals He Will Work With Republican Holdouts on Health Care Bill

If three Republicans defect, the party can not reach the majority vote it needs to pass the measure. Sen. Susan CollinsSusan CollinsSunday shows preview: Senate healthcare debate heats up GOP Medicaid cuts will be disastrous for millions with Alzheimer's Rocky rollout for Senate healthcare bill MORE (R-Maine), one of the chamber's most mode...

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  • GOM Shut-Ins Lessen in Wake of Tropical Storm Cindy
GOM Shut-Ins Lessen in Wake of Tropical Storm Cindy

Swollen by heavy rains and flowing quickly, the Chickasawhay River was out of its banks near the southeastern MS town of Leakesville and almost 9 feet (3 meters) above flood level with the water still rising. Moderate to heavy rain fell hundreds of miles away, throughout much of the Southeast and as far north as southern IL and Indiana. "We a...

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  • Senate's version of health care plan is awful
Senate's version of health care plan is awful

Senate next week, but there are dire predictions about how the latest Republican health care plan will affect CT residents. Five Republican senators - including Ted Cruz - threatened "NO" votes. He said any repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act would have " insurance for everybody ", telling the Washington Post , "there was a p...

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  • Local Democrats Rally Against GOP Healthcare Bill
Local Democrats Rally Against GOP Healthcare Bill

Lynch said the shift in Medicaid funding - from 50-50 state and federal funding to roughly 70 percent funded by states - will be particularly devastating to states that took advantage of Obamacare's Medicaid expansion in recent years, including MA, saying: "Medicaid expansion, that'll kill MA".

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