• Capitol Police arrest 43 protesters at 'die-in' in Senate office building
Capitol Police arrest 43 protesters at 'die-in' in Senate office building

As protesters gathered to make their voices heard, U.S. Capitol police allegedly warned demonstrators to "cease their unlawful activities" or risk being arrested , The Washington Post reported . Woodward said the deep Medicaid cuts proposed in the Senate measure would be devastating to people with disabilities who rely on the funding to lea...

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  • Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill
Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill

Yesterday, shortly after the release of the Senate bill, he tweeted , "It's the ugly step-sibling of the House bill". It is hard to see right now what could be done to appease him. He had previously explained, in a March letter to members of Congress , how the House bill was problematic for vulnerable populations such as the poor, the seriou...

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  • North Korea denies torturing U.S. detainee Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing U.S. detainee Otto Warmbier

Mr Trump responded to 22-year-old Otto Warmbier's death by condemning the North as a "brutal regime", and he has himself described dictator Kim Jong-un as a "madman" . Mr Warmbier's family objected to a post-mortem examination, so the Hamilton County coroner's office conducted only an external examination of his body and is still trying to deter...

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  • US Vice President Pence hires his own lawyer for Russia probes
US Vice President Pence hires his own lawyer for Russia probes

Earlier, US media reported that Donald Trump was being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice . A former Virginia attorney general, Cullen served as the Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia under the administration of former President George W Bush where he directed investigations of f...

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  • London police ponder manslaughter in tower fire
London police ponder manslaughter in tower fire

Council leader Georgia Gould said the borough made the decision to empty the buildings after the London Fire Brigade and council experts had conducted a joint inspection of the properties. Supt. Fiona McCormack told reporters. Refurbishment on the Chalcots estate in Camden was overseen by Rydon, the company involved in the refit of Grenfell T...

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  • Timeline of events surrounding Michigan airport stabbing
Timeline of events surrounding Michigan airport stabbing

Ftouhi , who holds duel Tunisian and Canadian citizenship, attempted to purchase a gun in the US but was unsuccessful, according to Special Agent David Gelios of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Bishop International Airport posted Wednesday on Facebook that the officer was hurt but offered no details about the incident . Dr. Leo Mercer,...

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  • North Korea conducts another missile test
North Korea conducts another missile test

South Korea's military said Friday it is confirming whether North Korea conducted another rocket engine test on Wednesday, following a report from Fox News that the Kim Jong Un regime had tested a device in a region on the western coast of the peninsula.

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  • Some Dems Want Pelosi Out as House Minority Leader
Some Dems Want Pelosi Out as House Minority Leader

Other liberals have criticized the modern left for elevating identity politics to nearly religious significance. "We have a lot of talent in the Democratic Party", but she pointed out that "we don't have an infrastructure in our caucus allowing more voices to be heard, and that's the problem".

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  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel Will Open Gamescom 2017
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Will Open Gamescom 2017

Merkel underlines the importance of the games industry for the cultural, digital and business location of Germany", Felix Falk, managing director of the German Trade Association of Interactive Entertainment Software (BIU), said of the announcement.

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  • Hanson not apologising for autism comments
Hanson not apologising for autism comments

The One Nation Senator argued that teachers are forced to spend too much time working with children with disabilities and that there were not enough "special classrooms" to accommodate them. His words come in response to recent controversial comments made by Pauline Hanson in parliament announcing her party's support for the government Education ...

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  • Muslim teenager murdered on way to mosque in Virginia
Muslim teenager murdered on way to mosque in Virginia

Hassanen's mother, Sawsan Gazzar, told the Washington Post that her daughter was hit with a metal baseball bat, and that other witnesses said Torres yelled at the group of teens and threw beer bottles at them from his truck. "This is a hate crime ", he said. Torres reportedly pulled up to Hassanen and her friends, who were walking to a ...

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  • Canadian charged in US airport attack investigated as terror
Canadian charged in US airport attack investigated as terror

A Canadian man yelled "Allahu akbar" before he allegedly stabbed a police officer at the Flint, Michigan, airport in what the FBI is investigating as a terrorist act, officials said. Flint officials said they stationed police officers around City Hall after the incident a few miles away. An airport official said Wednesday afternoon that Neville i...

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  • Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care
Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

Hodgkinson , 66, used a rifle and a handgun to fire almost 60 shots at the Republican baseball team, which was practicing for the annual baseball game the next night. By the weekend, it was upgraded to serious, before Wednesday's boost to fair. U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has received an outpouring of support since he suffer...

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  • Fidget Spinners Named Among Possible Summer Hazards for Kids
Fidget Spinners Named Among Possible Summer Hazards for Kids

W.A.T.C.H. President Joan Siff in a news release issued this warning: "Do not be lulled into a false sense of security that a toy is safe simply because it is popular". Also on this year's list of safety concerns was hoverboards, bounce houses, recalled products sold online and water safety, including electric shock drowning.

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  • Philippines says Islamist militants took hostages in retreat from school
Philippines says Islamist militants took hostages in retreat from school

Encinas said the gunmen had planted improvised bombs around the school, a small building in a rural area, and that soldiers had surrounded it. "I hope this will be resolved peacefully and I hope there will be negotiations for the sake of the people they are holding hostage", he said on the local GMA television network.

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  • Listen to Parcels' Groovy Daft Punk-Produced Single
Listen to Parcels' Groovy Daft Punk-Produced Single

Although there is no mention of the release in the band's Facebook page , Instagram or their website , the news spread in social media when the song was released in Spotify, iTunes and other platforms. Earlier this year, Australia's Parcels dropped their debut EP, Hideout , which overflowed with the kind of bright, tropical melodies that wou...

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  • IRGC Missile Attack Proves Iran Can Counter All Threats: MP
IRGC Missile Attack Proves Iran Can Counter All Threats: MP

Several senior Islamic State figures have been killed in recent years as the group has been driven from large parts of Syria and Iraq. The U.S. has also fired on Syrian government ground forces in the east on two occasions in the past month.

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  • Trump Predicts Quartet of GOP Critics Eventually Will Back Senate Health Bill
Trump Predicts Quartet of GOP Critics Eventually Will Back Senate Health Bill

After all, it's not like NY senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand were going to fight for the provision, or support the overall bill. His decision to expand Medicaid has provided health coverage to more than 210,000 Nevada residents.

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  • Show of support for Kovind
Show of support for Kovind

Along with Prime Minister Modi, Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, BJP veteran leader L K Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, BJP chief Amit Shah were present at Parliament. A former NDA ally, Biju Janata Dal - has also backed Kovind's candidature. He is non-controversial, educated and experienced and has been good as Bihar Governor...

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  • Lakhs stretch and twist on Yoga Day, PM extols yoga connect
Lakhs stretch and twist on Yoga Day, PM extols yoga connect

The International Yoga Day was marked with several programs around the world. Despite the driving rain, Modi performed aasanas along with UP governor Ram Naik, chief minister Yogi Adityanath, deputy CMs Keshav Maurya and Dinesh Sharma and the entire UP cabinet.

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