• Trump raises questions about healthcare actions on insurers
Trump raises questions about healthcare actions on insurers

Paul said he told Trump he thought he had the authority to create associations that would allow organizations - such as the AARP that represents retirees, or the U.S. For example, 77 percent said they were in favour of expanding Medicaid to low-income families, and 43 percent said they favoured requiring U.S. residents to own health insur...

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  • What White House Chief of Staff John Kelly needs most from Trump
What White House Chief of Staff John Kelly needs most from Trump

The influence of Ivanka Trump is in doubt; her lobbying did not stop her father exiting the Paris climate accord. He has put in place a team - from Kelly to Scaramucci and on down - that is much more likely to affirm and amplify his gut instincts to "let Trump be Trump" than to block them.

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  • Donald Trump signs Russian Federation sanctions bill, Moscow calls it 'trade war'
Donald Trump signs Russian Federation sanctions bill, Moscow calls it 'trade war'

It comes amid increasing tension between the USA and Russia, dating back to the last days of the Barack Obama administration, when the then President ordered the seizure of two Russian compounds in NY and Maryland in response to alleged election meddling by Moscow.

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  • The Italian Parliament has Authorized a Naval Mission in Libyan Waters
The Italian Parliament has Authorized a Naval Mission in Libyan Waters

The Interior Ministry said on Wednesday that 95,215 people had reached Italy so far in 2017, down 2.7 percent from the same period in 2016. Italy said that the mission is based on a request by the UN-backed government in Tripoli. Migrants picked up in Libyan coastal waters - and not global waters - can be legally returned to Libya , but aid ...

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  • Aus bank accused of breaking money-laundering laws
Aus bank accused of breaking money-laundering laws

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre filed civil charges against what is known as Australia's biggest bank on Thursday, and are seeking damages for a total of 53,751 contraventions. In May and June 2016, more than $1bn per month was deposited in cash via the bank's IDMs. "Non-reporting and late reporting [of suspicious transacti...

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  • Australia police free one of four suspects in terror plot
Australia police free one of four suspects in terror plot

Two Sydney men have been charged with terrorism offences on Thursday night for their involvement in an alleged terror plot to down a plane over the weekend. It is unclear whether the security measures were created to impede other known threats. "[New] advice will follow from the airlines over the next 24 hours".

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  • Vernon Philander over bug as South Africa look to bounce back
Vernon Philander over bug as South Africa look to bounce back

Ben Stokes made a valuable century in the middle order at The Oval and Bayliss, with an Ashes tour on the horizon, said: "I'm still of the view we don't need more than seven batters". Flintoff played 79 tests for England, averaging 31.77 with the bat and took 226 wickets. Hussain said: "He's a lad that is constantly trying to improve is game".

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  • Korea contradictions emerge as Tillerson heads to Asia
Korea contradictions emerge as Tillerson heads to Asia

Earlier, Beijing's Xinhua state news agency described Trump's linking of the North Korean issue and the US trade deficit with China as "baseless". Mr. "If thousands die, they're going to die over there, they're not going to die here and (President Donald Trump) told me that to my face". The Secretary of State said the administration had been at...

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  • Government to probe charges against Radheshyam Mopalwar
Government to probe charges against Radheshyam Mopalwar

The issue was raised in both houses of the state legislature and is connected to the alleged disproportionate assets of the IAS officer, who is now heading the CM's pet project, the Mumbai-Nagpur super expressway. He said had Mehta had his way, this could have led to a windfall of almost Rs 700 crore for the builder concerned. Fadnavis recently o...

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  • Income Tax raids continue at Congress minister DK Shivakumar's Delhi residence
Income Tax raids continue at Congress minister DK Shivakumar's Delhi residence

Puram. "It is true, a search has been conducted on a minister of the Karnataka government and his associates..." The Congress raised the issue in parliament, forcing multiple adjournments in the upper house, and the BJP of carrying out "an unprecedented witch-hunt".

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  • United States to apply sanctions on Russian Federation after consultations with Europe - Juncker
United States to apply sanctions on Russian Federation after consultations with Europe - Juncker

He recalled his own statements made during the G-7 meeting in Italy and the G-20 meeting in Germany that the European Union would be ready to respond within a short period of time in case the USA imposes new unilateral sanctions against Russian Federation.

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  • Supreme Court refuses to stay NOTA for Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections
Supreme Court refuses to stay NOTA for Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections

The Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls will now be held with the NOTA option. Yesterday it was the BJP party, who echoed Congress view and urged the Election Commission (EC) to remove NOTA provision from the August 8 election to three Rajya Sabha seats from Gujarat, the poll panel had said that the option was in force since January 2014.

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  • Trump signs bill on new sanctions against Russia
Trump signs bill on new sanctions against Russia

While several police departments issued statements distancing themselves from Trump's remarks, the White House press secretary says Trump was just making a amusing. It also prevents the president from unilaterally lifting existing sanctions on the country. The veto language indicates that Congress can take steps to dial back eased sanctions i...

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  • Japan's Abe reshuffles cabinet, LDP lineup amid waning public support
Japan's Abe reshuffles cabinet, LDP lineup amid waning public support

Taro Kono, former minister in charge of administrative reform, took over the Foreign Minister's portfolio from Fumio Kishida, reports Xinhua news agency. To that end, he has retained Masahiko Komura as vice president and Toshihiro Nikai as secretary general. Abe also chose several popular lawmakers known to differ from him on key issues such as n...

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  • IT now raids house of Karnataka Minister's father-in-law
IT now raids house of Karnataka Minister's father-in-law

Before his arrival, a team from Chennai had already begun the raids and Shivakumar's wife was questioned. They said only the minister's room in the resort was "searched" and not of the MLAs from Gujarat . When the I-T officials reached the resort, they found that he was trying to tear up some documents. "The events involving certain MLAs o...

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  • Witch hunt for one seat in Guj, tweets Patel
Witch hunt for one seat in Guj, tweets Patel

In the IT raids across 60 locations connected to Shivakumar, Rs 10 crore in cash was recovered, with Rs 7.5 crore being recovered from Shivakumar's Delhi residence in Safdarjung Enclave and another Rs 2.5 crore recovered from Bengaluru .

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  • U.S. says it hopes to prevent new war in Syria
U.S. says it hopes to prevent new war in Syria

In a notice posted to the federal register , the State Department said beginning September 1 us passports will be invalid for travel to or within North Korea, with rare exceptions possibly granted to journalists and aid workers. "We do not seek an accelerated reunification of the peninsula". SEOUL - South Korean shares retreated more than 2 ...

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  • IT raids on Karnataka minister, resort where Gujarat Cong MLAs are residing
IT raids on Karnataka minister, resort where Gujarat Cong MLAs are residing

Shivakumar was responsible for hosting 44 Gujarat MLA's at Eagleton Hotel in Bengaluru for the Rajya Sabha polls scheduled to be held on August 8. The Congress was quick to accuse the BJP of steering an unprecedented witch-hunt all for a lone Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat claiming that Shivakumar was being targeted intentionally for his piv...

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  • PM's Rs 2350 cr aid for flood-hit NE
PM's Rs 2350 cr aid for flood-hit NE

The statement said that Rs 400 crore will be provided for improving the water holding capacity of the Brahmaputra river, which will assist in flood control. There were heavy floods and landslides at many places. "After meeting with affected people he will fly to Silchar to pay respects to former party leader Santosh Mohan Dev, who passed away on We...

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  • Intense Downpours Possible, Flash Flood Watch Issued
Intense Downpours Possible, Flash Flood Watch Issued

The NWS said: "A very moist and unstable air mass in place over Southern California will interact with several disturbances moving over the region from the southeast, to produce occasional showers and thunderstorms through this evening". The stormy weather also generated several hundred cloud-to-cloud and cloud-to-ground lightning strikes, along wi...

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