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Introducing Joon, the new airline for millennials

Introducing Joon, the new airline for millennials But ironically, in courting travelers who like to blaze their own trails, the company is actually tracing a flightpath similar to other well-loved competitors. Joon was announced after creation of a new airline was agreed to by pilots earlier this week in a move that saw the Air France CEO praise their "spirit of responsibility". [Full Article...]

Where the Republican Health Care Bill Stands After a Chaotic 72 Hours

Where the Republican Health Care Bill Stands After a Chaotic 72 Hours Using the Healthcare.gov health plan comparison tool , a 21-year-old in Charlotte, North Carolina, making $US35,000 annually would have to pay a minimum of $US200 a month for the cheapest healthcare plan. Under proposed legislation, more than half of our children, some of the most vulnerable among us, would go without health insurance. "Because they've lost paying customers, the hospitals a... [Full Article...]

Unemployment, number of jobs increase in IL in June

Unemployment, number of jobs increase in IL in June The unemployment rate in the Napa County was 3.6 percent in June, up from a revised 3 percent in May 2017, and below the year-ago estimate of 4.1 percent. The U.S. unemployment rate also ticked up over the month, to 4.4 percent from 4.3 percent. The state's jobless rate was 0.3 percent higher than the national average of 4.4 percent in June. [Full Article...]

Afghan security forces killed by american bombing

Afghan security forces killed by american bombing In Afghanistan , thirty-five policemen have been killed in a Taliban ambush on their patrol in Badakhshan province. A Taliban statement meanwhile claimed a victory and said 16 Afghan soldiers were killed. "An investigation will be conducted to determine the specific circumstances that led to this incident", it read. The United States in a statement confirmed that the airstrike on the Security... [Full Article...]

Duterte vows not to visit 'lousy' US

Duterte vows not to visit 'lousy' US Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte, known earlier for calling Barack Obama "son of a bitch", has now called the United States a "lousy" country. Aquilino Pimentel III, another pro-Duterte lawmaker, warned US politicians "not to jump to conclusions" while Sherwin Gatchalian called McGovern's statement "unfounded and ignorant". [Full Article...]

Nehru-Gandhi And Abdullah Families Responsible For Kashmir Crisis: BJP

Nehru-Gandhi And Abdullah Families Responsible For Kashmir Crisis: BJP Anti-India sentiment runs deep among Kashmir's mostly Muslim population and most support the rebels' cause against Indian rule despite a decades-long military crackdown to fight the armed rebellion. The main opposition party has also been unsparing on the Peoples Democratic Party-BJP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir over the deteriorating situation in the Valley. [Full Article...]

United States special ops chief confirms Central Intelligence Agency ending support for Syria rebels

United States special ops chief confirms Central Intelligence Agency ending support for Syria rebels In Syria, the United States is now supposed to be fighting Daesh in support of the Kurds belonging to the PKK/YPG. According to a report by The Washington Post , Trump had chose to end the program a month ago in an alleged attempt to curry favor with Moscow. [Full Article...]

Sean Spicer, minister of spin, departs

In a statement read by Sanders, Trump said he was grateful for Spicer's work. He also dismissed talk of turmoil at the White House, telling the AP it's "all good here". The search for a new appointment began after Mike Dubke resigned from the communications director job in May. Scaramucci has been frequent defender of the president on television and was a fixture at Trump Tower during ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's Press Secretary Sean Spicer Resigns Over Hiring Of Communications Aide

He says it's "all good here" at the White House . He held many on-camera White House briefings after taking up the post but he has recently taken a major step back from public view. Trump sees Scaramucci as a strong defender of him on television, particularly on the Russian Federation scandal, and wants him to be focused on the surrogate strategy as communications director. [Full Article...]

Spoilers, new images … All that is expected of the Comic Con 2017

Spoilers, new images … All that is expected of the Comic Con 2017 Television, notably, has filled the void, with more and more Hall H panels now devoted to popular TV shows with genre credentials, including " Game of Thrones ", " The Walking Dead ", "The Big Bang Theory", " Westworld ", and Netflix's upcoming Marvel team-up " The Defenders " and " Stranger Things ". [Full Article...]

LEGO Star Wars Last Jedi Luke Skywalker at San Diego Comic Con

LEGO Star Wars Last Jedi Luke Skywalker at San Diego Comic Con Once again, the cast and crew of HBO's Game of Thrones are taking the Hall H stage Comic-Con International. They will also line the streets waiting to experience the numerous "fan experiences" put together by networks in hopes to entice new viewers or give their diehard fans a chance to enjoy interactive games from their favorite shows. [Full Article...]

Three Israelis killed in stabbing attack at West Bank settlement - local officials

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas said Friday he was freezing contacts with Israel over new security measures at a highly sensitive holy site in Jerusalem . He also urged the United States to intervene with Israel to drop the security changes. The attack comes at the end of a day of violence between Israelis and Palestinians. [Full Article...]

Spieth, Koepka lead charge at The Open

Spieth, Koepka lead charge at The Open Open and weekend at Royal Troon a month later, he missed the cut at the 2016 PGA Championship, withdrew from the Masters and missed the cut at Erin Hills. "I don't feel like I've had the consistency I want to have and I don't think I had that previous year". "And then you've got guys like Henrik and Dustin, guys who are still young, but guys who have been around in contention many, many times... [Full Article...]

Siemens halts sale of power turbines to Russian Federation

Siemens halts sale of power turbines to Russian Federation Siemens will no longer work with Russian state companies after it found it had moved four of its turbines to the politically-charged region of Crimea. But German exports to Russian Federation have plunged because of an economic slump there and global sanctions. The cooperation also provides for participation of Siemens specialists in application of solutions for the management of distribution netw... [Full Article...]

Parliamentary Rules Likely to Prevent Senate GOP From Defunding Planned Parenthood

According to Sanders, the parliamentarian determined that numerous provisions of the repeal bill can not be passed via so-called budget reconciliation, which only requires a majority vote but is limited to items with direct. Republicans now only hold 52 of the Senate's seats. But budget rules also require that the legislation be limited to matters dealing with the taxes, spending and the deficit... [Full Article...]

Intelligence intercepts indicate Sessions lied about why he didn't disclose Russian Federation contacts

Intelligence intercepts indicate Sessions lied about why he didn't disclose Russian Federation contacts The outlet said the ambassador's conversations with his bosses were picked up by US spy agencies. According to unnamed USA officials cited in the Post's report , Ambassador Sergey Kislyak told Russian officials he discussed "campaign-related matters, including policy issues important to Moscow" with Sessions. [Full Article...]

Minneapolis police chief steps down six days after fatal shooting

Minneapolis police chief steps down six days after fatal shooting She was hired as an officer in 1987, and promoted to Chief in 2012. Neither of the officers involved had their body cameras turned on at the time, which has drawn widespread criticism of the department. That wasn't enough for some City Council members. "This has had a negative impact on the trust we've built", she said. A U.S. Department of Justice review faulted poor communications between ... [Full Article...]

Netflix speeds on Verizon Wireless appear to be capped for some customers

Netflix speeds on Verizon Wireless appear to be capped for some customers To prove that this is indeed happening with Netflix, we copied a test that was published elsewhere on Friday morning. To be clear the throttling is less than you'll see in many instances, with users saying their speeds on Verizon Wireless are capped at around 10 Mbps when both streaming Netflix content - or running Netflix's simple Fast.com speedtest . [Full Article...]

White House spokesman Sean Spicer resigns

White House spokesman Sean Spicer resigns Huckabee Sanders, who was deputy press secretary, will replace Spicer, Scaramucci announced. In June, Spicer barred television cameras from media briefings and prohibited audio broadcasts. Spicer's tenure got off to a rocky start. Speculation over when or if White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer would be fired or resign has circulated since his first contentious press briefing in Jan... [Full Article...]

The GOP's repeal-and-replace plan should stay dead

The GOP's repeal-and-replace plan should stay dead This would extend to three-quarters of the population by 2026. Americans who would have gotten Medicaid coverage could try to obtain private health insurance, and they would get some federal help. The proposal would allow healthy people to buy cheap plans that covered relatively little; less healthy people would be left buying expensive plans that covered what they needed but with premiums tha... [Full Article...]


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