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President Trump's latest explanation of Trumpcare is nonsense

President Trump's latest explanation of Trumpcare is nonsense Ted Cruz to the Senate healthcare bill would allow insurers to get around protections for preexisting conditions for many people or charge more for plans that protect them. The reality is that any money paid into the health insurance market today is like rent or any other payment - it pays for current services and doesn't contribute in any way toward future gains. [Full Article...]

F1 'halo' cockpit safety device is 'least worst option'

F1 'halo' cockpit safety device is 'least worst option' Formula One will introduce the Halo cockpit protection device onto the cars from the 2018 season. And Sky Sports F1 presenter Martin Brundle has dubbed it "plain ugly". Enquiries and investigation followed, and a raft of safety measures were brought in - such as increasing cockpit wall heights - all created to make F1 much safer and more regulated. [Full Article...]

Here is where to see the solar eclipse

Here is where to see the solar eclipse According to local reports, a full solar eclipse will follow later in the month, however it will not be visible here in the UAE. The last coast-to-coast eclipse in US was in 1918. Those who buy the parking spots will get five pairs of solar glasses to protect viewers' eyes from the damaging rays of the sun. St. Joseph is in the middle of it all, and during the eclipse the moon will fully cover t... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court allows more exemptions to Trump travel ban

Supreme Court allows more exemptions to Trump travel ban But, in a partial win for the Trump administration, the justices blocked a separate part of the federal judge's ruling regarding refugees who have no family ties in the country. Hawaii was among the challengers of the revised ban. The high court ruled that the government could not enforce the travel restrictions on people with "a credible claim of a bona fide relationship" with a person or ent... [Full Article...]

Azerbaijan Jails Russian-Israeli Blogger Alexander Lapshin for Three Years

Azerbaijan Jails Russian-Israeli Blogger Alexander Lapshin for Three Years The region, which is about 4,500 square kilometres within predominantly Muslim Azerbaijan, is controlled by Christian Armenian separatists. The charges are related to three trips that Lapshin made between April 2011 and June 2016 to the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh, which Azerbaijan and Armenia both claim as their territory, the reports said. [Full Article...]

Kuwait shuts Iran cultural mission, expels some diplomats

Kuwait shuts Iran cultural mission, expels some diplomats The suspects in Abdali case were released pending trial, and they are claimed to have escaped to Iran. Parliament held an emergency joint session on Thursday after the ministry's revelation and called for "ministers to resign" or else face questioning. [Full Article...]

BBCI: Saudi Arabia's King Salman overhaul security agencies

BBCI: Saudi Arabia's King Salman overhaul security agencies During the exchange the driver is forcibly grabbed by the collar and cursed at as blood drips down his mouth. The man was reported to be saying, "I swear I didn't do anything". Since 2012, social media storms in Saudi Arabia over government policies or the actions of senior officials have culminated in their sacking on at least five occasions. [Full Article...]

Burundi: Teenagers Go 'Missing' After US Competition

Burundi: Teenagers Go 'Missing' After US Competition A D.C. police spokeswoman identified the teens in Canada as Don Charu Ingabire, 16, and Audrey Mwamikazi, 17. Audrey Mwamikazi, 17, Nice Munezero, 17, Don Charu Ingabire, 16, Kevin Sabumukiza, 17, Richard Irakoze, 18, and Aristide Irambona, 18 reportedly have one-year USA visas. [Full Article...]

Atari Introduces a Hat with Speakers

Atari Introduces a Hat with Speakers Atari promises that the upcoming Speakerhat will eventually let consumers connect to other hats and listen in on the same stream, providing users with a unique alternative to having to share earbuds or headphones . Sounds like something out of Blade Runner - especially with the Atari brand involved? Iconic gaming firm Atari recently returned to the limelight with news it'll be building an N... [Full Article...]

Apollo 11 Bag Laced With Moon Dust Sells For $1.8 Million

Apollo 11 Bag Laced With Moon Dust Sells For $1.8 Million The bag used by Armstrong was forgotten until it resurfaced three years ago on a United States government auction website and was bought by Chicago attorney Nancy Carlson for $995. A legal battle ensued over ownership, which ended in a federal judge ordering NASA to return the bag to the lawyer - who then offered it for sale. Carlson, a space history buff, was curious about the bag so she sent i... [Full Article...]

9-year-old literally trips over huge fossil

9-year-old literally trips over huge fossil Breakthrough research is underway on a 1 million-year-old fossil found in New Mexico. "My face landed next to the bottom jaw. I look farther up and there was another tusk", Jude told KVIA. The jaw weighs about 120 lbs. "The skull that we found is one of the very best to have been found in New Mexico", said Dr. Houde. "The upper part of the skull is deceiving". [Full Article...]

Google introduces a new Facebook-like feed experience

Google introduces a new Facebook-like feed experience The Google app will now have a personalised news feed , according to an announcement from the company. After just over a month of testing, Google is now apparently bringing the functionalities to more users, though the majority of those affected by the change are only seeing one of the two experimental tabs. [Full Article...]

Google Street View launches 360-degree view of the International Space Station

Google Street View launches 360-degree view of the International Space Station This marked the first time that Street View had been taken outside Earth. Astronauts have been living on the International Space Station for 16 years. There are a lot of obstacles up there, and we had limited time to capture the imagery, so we had to be confident that our approach would work. None of this would have been possible without the work of the team on the ground, my colleagues (t... [Full Article...]

England's Jodie Taylor scores hat-trick in hammering of Scotland

England's Jodie Taylor scores hat-trick in hammering of Scotland We're fighting to be the best we can be, ' Sampson said. "So we learn, we go on and we rise again because that is what Scotland stands for". Jodie Taylor scored the first hat-trick at a European Championship for 20 years while Ellen White, Jordan Nobbs and substitute Toni Duggan all found the back of the net. [Full Article...]

Tour de France 2017 legs

Tour de France 2017 legs Instead, the women have to make do with a shorter, two stage race called "La Course". With another gruelling trip across the Alps and Pyrenees, who will wear the yellow jersey on the Champs-Elysees? Pawel is now 75 in the race, which continues later today, and there are still five more stages until he gets to give those legs a proper rest. [Full Article...]

Murder, robbery and violence on the rise

Murder, robbery and violence on the rise The number of crimes in England and Wales recorded by the police rose 10 per cent on the same period in 2015/16. However, sexual offences decreased by three per cent when compared with last year's figures . When those cases are excluded, homicides rose by 9 per cent. But the capital's crime problems were highlighted by big rises in unsafe offences including knife crime and robbery. [Full Article...]

Homeowner shoots at AT&T trucks parked out front, police say

Homeowner shoots at AT&T trucks parked out front, police say A neighbor described Jove as "impeccable", but said this was not the first time he has confronted AT&T workers parked in front of his home, WSVN-TV reported. "There's a guy shooting out the tires". Jove was taken into custody and spent the rest of the afternoon being questioned by police. Jove then walked to the second truck and opened fire once more. [Full Article...]

Palestinians Call for a Day of Rage in Jerusalem

Palestinians Call for a Day of Rage in Jerusalem The US is working to help solve the dispute over Israel putting metal detectors at the entrance of the historic Al Aqsa Mosque, a senior Palestinian official said Wednesday. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that he had made a decision to reopen the site with increased security measures but promised to "maintain the status-quo". [Full Article...]

Turkey slams German comments on detention of activists

Turkey slams German comments on detention of activists Amnesty says Steudtner was providing training on nonviolence. "We strongly condemn statements that German citizens who travel to Turkey are not safe and that German companies in Turkey have hesitations and concerns", he said. [Full Article...]

Woman found guilty of murdering husband after parrot kept repeating 'don't shoot!'

Woman found guilty of murdering husband after parrot kept repeating 'don't shoot!' The jury deliberated for eight hours before coming back with the verdict, finding Duram guilty of first-degree murder and a felony firearm charge. The wife survived a bullet wound to the head in what prosecutors claimed was a suicide attempt. [Full Article...]


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