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New blow to GOP health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes

New blow to GOP health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes The answer, at this late juncture, is pretty simple: you should be calling those Republican senators that are most on-the-fence about the bill , whether because they're in politically competitive states, or because their states rely on things like the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion. [Full Article...]

Trump lashes out at Democrats after Georgia win

Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California says in a letter to colleagues Wednesday that when President Donald Trump nominated House members to serve in his administration, he chose them from Republican districts the party knew it could win. If elected, I will not vote for Nancy Pelosi for speaker. Well, both are minorities. Democratic critics say it's time to change the party's House leadership,... [Full Article...]

India thrash Pakistan by 6-1 in World Hockey League Semi-Final

Argentina, Malaysia, the Netherlands and England have booked their tickets for the 2018 World Cup in Bhubaneswar, India. The win is India's second in a row over Pakistan in the tournament. A Pakistan defender tried to clear the ball from inside the goal post but he could only nick it. Ramandeep got hold of the ball and hit in in between the legs of the keeper for the opener. [Full Article...]

Qatar backs Kuwait mediation efforts over rift with Arab states

Qatar backs Kuwait mediation efforts over rift with Arab states The Saudi comments were in reaction to remarks by Qatar Airway's chief executive that the kingdom, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain were violating global law by shutting out Qatari flights. The boss of Qatar Airways has accused the United States of America of fanning the flames of a dispute between the country and its Gulf neighbors. A Qatari commercial banker told Reuters on Monday tha... [Full Article...]

US Shoots Down Pro-Syrian Drone

Australia announced a temporary suspension of its air operations in Syria on Tuesday, following the downing of a Syrian bomber by a USA jet. And on Monday, a USA fighter jet shot down a pro-Syrian regime drone in southeastern Syria . [Full Article...]

Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in N Korea

The funeral service began at 9 a.m. ET at Wyoming High School in Wyoming, Ohio, a suburb of Cincinnati, where Warmbier was the salutatorian of his 2013 graduating class. "I've been waiting for the last 18 months to hear his most grisly [story] yet", the frat brother added. "I'm going over there out of my kindness of my heart just to try to help". [Full Article...]

China's efforts on North Korea haven't worked out, says Donald Trump

But while China has tightened controls on trade in North Korean coal, many experts say it is not ready to truly enforce any sanctions that might threaten the stability of its unpredictable neighbor. "Countries around the world and in the U.N. Security Council are joining in this effort, and we hope China will do their part as well", he said. However, Beijing also reiterated its objection to th... [Full Article...]

Obama WH 'Choked' on Response to Russian Hacking — WashPost

Tuesday, the Trump administration slapped new sanctions on Russian Federation for its actions in Eastern Ukraine. The Obama administration publicly levied blame on Russian Federation for the DNC hack and the wider interference campaign just a few days after former Secretary of State John KerryJohn KerryFrustrated Dems say Obama botched Russian Federation response Budowsky: Dems madder than he... [Full Article...]

Russian warships fire missiles at ISIS targets in Syria

It did not say when the missiles were launched. The often dubious and unclear US strategy in the region, which backs various opposing interests and actively attacks the Syrian and Russian forces that have made substantial gains against the Islamic State group's advance, has been criticized by Russian military sources as "absolutely illegal". [Full Article...]

Israeli settlement building in West Bank continues to soar

Israeli settlement building in West Bank continues to soar Ahead of their arrival, the White House urged both Israel and Palestinian leaders to "create an environment conducive to peacemaking". Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday he has the "privilege"' of building the new settlement. In the past, Israel has not announced or started major construction projects in the West Bank while senior U.S. officials were visiting. The settlements are considered illeg... [Full Article...]

GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written

GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written Nearly immediately, the pro-Trump group America First Policies chose to launch what a source with the group says will be a major television, radio and digital ad buy against Heller - a remarkable attack on a member of Trump's own party whose seat is endangered in 2018. [Full Article...]

Qatar receives list of demands from siege countries

Qatar receives list of demands from siege countries According to Al Jazeera , the Qatari Foreign Ministry will examine the document and pass its response via the Kuwaiti government, which is mediating the diplomatic crisis . They demand that Qatar refuse to naturalise citizens from the four countries and "revoke Qatari citizenship for existing nationals where such citizenship violates those countries' laws". [Full Article...]

Pelosi defends leadership following loss in Georgia special election

Pelosi defends leadership following loss in Georgia special election More than $50 million was spent on the race in Atlanta's wealthy suburbs, making it the costliest House race in history. No one but gambling addicts intentionally waste that kind of money. "The Democrats actually are competitive when they talk about Medicare, college tuition, wages", Watters said. They attack people who disagree with their insanity and demonize our duly-elected President with vitr... [Full Article...]

Five arrested in foiled attack on Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia

Five arrested in foiled attack on Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia UAE has condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack targetting the al-Masjid al-Haram in the holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia . Police engaged in a shootout with a suicide bomber holed up in a three-story house in the neighborhood before the man blew himself up, leading to the building's collapse, it added. [Full Article...]

EC disqualifies MP minister Narottam Mishra for incorrect expenditure details

EC disqualifies MP minister Narottam Mishra for incorrect expenditure details Bharti had filed the complaint of paid news in April 2009. Mishra challenged the notice in the MP high court bench at Gwalior and managed to get a stay in light of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan's case proceeding in the top court. [Full Article...]

Arab states demand Qatar close Al Jazeera, shutter Turkish base

Arab states demand Qatar close Al Jazeera, shutter Turkish base Qatar has yet to publicly respond to the demands. — Hand over "terrorist figures" and wanted individuals from Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain to their countries of origin. Reuters cited an official from one of the four Arab countries. The demands confirm that "the crisis is profound". Qatar must also formally declare all of these as "terrorist groups". [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana, Texas

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana, Texas The graphic highlights expected rainfall through Saturday night. The weather service had issued tornado warnings earlier for the Birmingham and Tuscaloosa areas, and Gov. Tricia Hayes records images of unusually large waves created by Tropical Storm Cindy on Bolivar Peninsula, Texas, Wednesday , June 21, 2017. It is also expected to dump a total of 6 to 9 inches of rain, with as much as 12 in... [Full Article...]

Blakespear commits to Paris Climate Agreement

Blakespear commits to Paris Climate Agreement This agreement will choke any economic growth for this country. Trump did little to quell those concerns Thursday. "However, there are persistent issues with fugitive emissions during gas extraction and transport that show that gas is not as "clean" as often thought", said Bill Hare of Climate Analytics . [Full Article...]

Maharashtra announces Rs 34000 crore farm loan waiver

Maharashtra announces Rs 34000 crore farm loan waiver Fadnavis, who had been under pressure to bring in a major agrarian relief programme to help farmers hit by falling prices of produce and recurring drought, said the state cabinet approved the decision today. "This Rs 34,020 crore loan waiver scheme - "Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Krushi Sanman Yojana" - will benefit total 89 lakh farmers in the state, out of which 40 lakh cultivators will become de... [Full Article...]

Election Commission rejects AAP lawmakers' petitions against disqualification proceedings

Election Commission rejects AAP lawmakers' petitions against disqualification proceedings Reacting to the development, AAP spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj said the party had options open to it to challenge the EC decision. The EC in its order said, "it is of the considered opinion that the AAP legislators did hold de facto the office of parliamentary secretaries from March 13, 2015 to September 8, 2016". [Full Article...]


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