• GOP loses enough senators to sink its current health-care bill
GOP loses enough senators to sink its current health-care bill

Republican leaders are eager to notch a major legislative victory for Trump, but there is a pending logjam of important business in the Senate, including consideration of raising the limit on federal borrowing. "They set policy, but we're the ones who have to develop the budgets, develop the care, develop the plans, work directly with the people", ...

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  • UAE denies Washington Post report it orchestrated Qatar hack
UAE denies Washington Post report it orchestrated Qatar hack

The Washington Post newspaper is reporting that new intelligence reveals the UAE government meeting to discuss the hacking plot and its execution on 23 May. The goal of the hacking was to embed false news stories of an incendiary nature that led to the current Gulf crisis. President Vladimir Putin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, denounced CNN's ...

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  • Monsoon session 2017 begins today, here is the agenda
Monsoon session 2017 begins today, here is the agenda

Two Rajya Sabha members - former Union minister Anil Madhav Dave and Congress member Palvai Govardhan Reddy - died during the interregnum period after the budget session while sitting Gurdaspur Lok Sabha member Vinod Khanna also died during that period.

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  • BC wildfire status: List of latest evacuation orders
BC wildfire status: List of latest evacuation orders

She said the fire is burning very aggressively because of the weather, the dry fuel and the region's topography. That's according to the city's Mayor Walt Cobb, who said the winds have proved challenging for fire crews. According to BC Emergency Management deputy minister Robert Turner, there are now 14,365 evacuees across B.C. Several evacuation...

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  • South Korea proposes rare military talks with North Korea
South Korea proposes rare military talks with North Korea

Moon's four-point peace vision, described in a speech on July 6 at the Koerber Foundation in Berlin, during his trip to Germany for the Group of 20 summit, included the ease of military tensions near the inter-Korean border, a reunion of families separated by the Korean War, North Korea's participation in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and in...

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  • Transgender Texan posts photo with Abbott to decry 'bathroom bill'
Transgender Texan posts photo with Abbott to decry 'bathroom bill'

Critics call it discriminatory. It's set off a civil war among Republicans and with the business community . "The distraction of a bathroom bill pulls us away from being competitive as a state", Jeff Moseley, chief executive of the Texas Association of Business, told a rally outside the Capitol.

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  • 2 people dead, 1 person hospitalized in suspected drug overdoses in Lawrence
2 people dead, 1 person hospitalized in suspected drug overdoses in Lawrence

Police said crews found two men dead inside. On Monday morning, police, fire officials and a hazardous materials team were at a multi-family building at 194 Garden St. Fitzpatrick said a small amount of a substance was found wrapped inside a dollar bill. In recent months, the state police crime laboratory has tested four narcotics samples that ...

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  • Al menos dos muertos en ataque de grupo paramilitar
Al menos dos muertos en ataque de grupo paramilitar

Al menos una persona murió y varias resultaron heridas en un tiroteo, según informó la Fiscalía de Venezuela . El ataque en el que falleció Xiomara Scott , de 61 años, ocurrió en un centro de votación en el popular barrio de Catia (oeste de Caracas ), donde la multitud que hacía fila para sufragar huyó, entre gritos de pánico y detonacione...

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  • CBO delays scoring of GOP health care bill in yet another setback
CBO delays scoring of GOP health care bill in yet another setback

House Republicans are giving their Senate colleagues some space to get their health care bill through, but there are already some concerns surfacing about the changes to the bill that could be made through the amendment process and whether they could support the final product.

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  • Dagmara Przybysz death: Inquest hears 'bullying' claims
Dagmara Przybysz death: Inquest hears 'bullying' claims

She said Dagmara had been subjected to racist insults in the past but added that she believed her daughter's problems went wider. Mr Przybysz said: "My wife and I kept wondering whether we should have kept Dagmara home that day but there was no physical sign that she had taken any tablets, otherwise we would have taken her to hospital".

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  • Top 26-year-old only wants to sign for Liverpool this summer
Top 26-year-old only wants to sign for Liverpool this summer

His form for Celtic has attracted a lot of attention, such that he has been valued at around £30m however Celtic could want even more for the player, as he still has three years left on his current contract. On the other hand, Arsenal are considering a £45m move for the Dutchman. Having already brought Sead Kolasinac and Alexandre Lacazette to th...

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  • Eight to 10 Republicans have concerns on healthcare bill: Collins
Eight to 10 Republicans have concerns on healthcare bill: Collins

McCain, 80, underwent a medical procedure at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix on Friday to remove a blood clot from above his left eye, his office announced Saturday afternoon. It also creates a $100 billion tax break for people who open health care savings accounts, enlarging the role for those fee-skimming middlemen with an option that only people...

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  • N demands Volume 10 of JIT report be made public
N demands Volume 10 of JIT report be made public

The JIT recommended re-opening of 15 out of 32 previous cases, which were either quashed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), Supreme Court , Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and other courts.

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  • Reported Attendees at Trump Jr. Meeting Increases to 8
Reported Attendees at Trump Jr. Meeting Increases to 8

Campaigns and political parties regularly seek out unflattering or compromising news stories about their opponents, but experts said last week that accepting help from an adversarial foreign government is rare and a cause for concern. "If it's what you say I love it", the younger Trump wrote in an email to Mr. Goldstone prior to meeting with Ms. ...

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  • Punjab law minister honours 1st anniversary of coup in Turkey
Punjab law minister honours 1st anniversary of coup in Turkey

Punjab Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan has said that the military coup in Turkey was a conspiracy which Turks had foiled through their unity and spirit of patriotism. The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists calls Turkey the world's biggest jailer of journalists, with some 160 detained. One year after undergo...

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  • Turkey wants to extend state of emergency
Turkey wants to extend state of emergency

The move initiated by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim was backed on Monday by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) as well as the opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP). These decrees are first published in the Official Gazette and then submitted to parliament for ratification. The state of emergency has merely harmed the economy and ...

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  • Trump, Usa potrebbero tornare negli accordi di Parigi sul clima
Trump, Usa potrebbero tornare negli accordi di Parigi sul clima

Proprio sull'argomento clima, Trump ha poi dichiarato che "qualcosa potrebbe accadere per quanto riguarda gli accordi di Parigi: se dovesse accadere sarebbe stupendo, altrimenti sarà lo stesso". Il presidente Usa Trump , in conferenza stampa a Parigi , ha ribadito la forza dell'alleanza con la Francia "per vincere le forze del male e della ...

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  • Footage of young woman in miniskirt in Saudi Arabia prompts heated debate
Footage of young woman in miniskirt in Saudi Arabia prompts heated debate

Saudi Arabia imposes a dress code for women - foreign and local - which requires them to wear an abaya (a robe-like dress) in public places. The video, posted on Snapchat, shows the young woman walking around an empty historic fort in Ushaiager, a village just north of Riyadh , where numerous country's most conservative families live.

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  • South Korea makes first move, offers exchanges with North
South Korea makes first move, offers exchanges with North

The 8th Army Command is the commanding formation of all American Army Forces in South Korea . It has spent the past several months ratcheting up rhetorical pressure on Beijing to help defuse North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. North Korea's state media hasn't immediately responded to South Korea's overtures. However, military action ag...

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  • Tsunami alarm after 7.4 magnitude quake strikes Russian Federation
Tsunami alarm after 7.4 magnitude quake strikes Russian Federation

Warnings have been issued of possible tsunami waves within 300 kilometres of the quake. Waves were forecast to be less than 0.3 meters (1 foot) above the tide level for coasts in an area ranging from Russian Federation to Hawaii. The region is sparsely populated, prompting the US Geological Survey's automated threat analysis system to report a "g...

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