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Author: 0 United States lays down gauntlet to China on N. Korea regime

The South Korean leader earlier stressed a need to add dialogue to options for dealing with the provocative North, noting now only sanctions and pressure are available. Moon said he intends to discuss this plan with U.S. President Donald Trump and stressed several times that the American president shares his thoughts.

Author: 0 Fifth Republican senator opposes chamber's health-care bill

Nonetheless, Heller's announcement underscores the scant margin of error Republican leaders must deal with. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has pledged to have a vote on the legislation before July 4. I'm afraid the Republicans are more anxious about their political lives than the lives of ordinary people in this country. Sen. Dean Heller , R-Nev., said Friday he will not vote for the Senate's Obamacare replacement bill as now written.

Global Election Commission disqualifies MP minister Narottam Mishra for 3 years
Author: 0 Election Commission disqualifies MP minister Narottam Mishra for 3 years

The Commission noted that Mishra had "not only knowingly submitted a false account of expenses, but also attempted to circumvent the legally prescribed limit on expenditure". The assembly polls are likely to be held in December 2018. Mishra told media after his disqualification that he would take the matter to the High Court.

Global Fifth GOP Senator says he won't back AHCA
Author: 0 Fifth GOP Senator says he won't back AHCA

The bill also repeals the tax mechanism that funded the Affordable Care Act's benefits, resulting in hundreds of billions of dollars in tax cuts for the wealthy and health care industry. The bill's biggest obstacle could be opposition from within the Republican party. "I regret that our Democratic friends made clear early on that they did not want to work with us in a serious, bipartisan way to address the Obamacare status quo".

Author: 0 North Korea accuses US of 'smear campaign' over student's death

WYOMING, Ohio Thousands of friends and family members gathered in suburban Cincinnati on Thursday to say goodbye to an American student who died days after being returned to the United States in a coma following 17 months in captivity in North Korea.

Global China, US agree on more cooperation during security talks
Author: 0 China, US agree on more cooperation during security talks

The dialogue, which was agreed to earlier in April by Chinese leader Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump at the summit of Mar-a-Largo, highlighted the security risks posed by North Korea's provocative nuclear weapons and ballistic missile program.

Author: 0 Russian Federation launches six cruise missiles at Islamic State installations in Syria

A similar drone was shot down in the same location after it dropped munitions near coalition forces on June 8. It said the fighters were trying to move out from Raqa towards Palmyra. Israeli security officials said Monday they were studying the missile strike to see what they could learn about its accuracy and capabilities. The US-led coalition said Tuesday that it had killed IS's self-proclaimed top cleric, Turki Binali , in an air strike in May on the Syrian town of Mayadeen near the ...

Global Insurance group encouraged by GOP bill
Author: 0 Insurance group encouraged by GOP bill

And Susan Collins of ME reiterated her opposition to language blocking federal money for Planned Parenthood , which many Republicans oppose because it provides abortions. "As advocates for people living with HIV, we have dedicated our lives to combating this disease and no longer feel we can do so effectively within the confines of an advisory body to a president who simply does not care ", the group wrote in a letter last week announcing their resignation.

Author: 0 USA would like nuclear deal with India to go forward

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet the US President Donald Trump on June 26 and the focus will be on some major issues such as H1B visa and defence deals. Prime Minister Modi is the second Indian Prime Minister to visit Portugal . The two agreed that the two countries have a deep and growing strategic partnership and hope to work more closely on regional and global issues.

Global Five London tower blocks evacuated over fire safety concerns after Grenfell blaze
Author: 0 Five London tower blocks evacuated over fire safety concerns after Grenfell blaze

When asked about the emails, Arconic said in a statement that it had known the panels would be used at Grenfell Tower but that it was not its role to decide what was or was not compliant with local building regulations. "They told us we had to evacuate before midnight", Tham told AFP. Fiona McCormack from the London police said that tiles and insulation on the outside of the building "don't pass any safety tests".

Global Thousands of mourners bid farewell to Warmbier
Author: 0 Thousands of mourners bid farewell to Warmbier

North Korea released Warmbier last week for what it described as humanitarian reasons and he died Monday in a hospital in his hometown of Wyoming, a suburb of Cincinnati. "I am anxious about other detainees, what they go through", he said. Through statements on KCNA , North Korea said it dealt with him according to its domestic laws and worldwide standards.

Global No locals taken on first day of Major League Baseball draft
Author: 0 No locals taken on first day of Major League Baseball draft

They expect his body to fill out as he gets older and could see his velocity increase as he gets older. There were 18 college players picked in the first round, 12 high schoolers. 1 pick. "We know he's going to be a leader the second he steps on the field". Greene was next to come off the board - and until he did, many wondered where he would fit as a pro.

Global India face England in Women's World Cup opener
Author: 0 India face England in Women's World Cup opener

Pakistan will play their first match against South Africa at Leicester tomorrow. These women are undoubtedly India's heroes today!In the recent past, I have been asked at least thrice who my favourite woman cricketer is. England: Winfield's injury will upset England's opening combination and might have a telling impact on the kind of start they get but Knight and Taylor's return bode well for the side.

Global Hamas, ISIS Fight Over Credit For Jerusalem Terror Attack
Author: 0 Hamas, ISIS Fight Over Credit For Jerusalem Terror Attack

Israeli authorities, meanwhile, say nearly 50 Israelis have been killed in attacks carried out by Palestinians over the same period. Two of the attackers , both from Ramallah, were between the ages of 18 and 19 and the third was a 30-year-old from Hebron, police spokeswoman Luba Simri said.

Author: 0 North Korea 'willing to talk' with U.S. on nuclear moratorium

United States officials, speaking anonymously to news agencies, said the engine could potentially be fitted to an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). "Despite our and the worldwide community's efforts to establish peace, North Korea continues to stage provocations and threaten the safety of the Korean Peninsula", he said at the meeting, according to a script of his speech released by the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae.

Global Iran says missile strike targeting ISIS was warning to US, Saudis
Author: 0 Iran says missile strike targeting ISIS was warning to US, Saudis

The attack last week, which included shootings and at least one suicide bombing, was on Iran's parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini , the founder of the Islamic Republic . Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stressed that the Islamic Republic will respond "more decisively" to any future terrorist attack on Iran's soil, PressTV reported .

Global Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidates'
Author: 0 Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidates'

The challenge for Democrats, as pointed in Politico's reporting , is that there are no viable candidates to challenge Pelosi and take over the leadership. "I respect any opinion that my members have but my decision about how long I stay is not up to them". But Pelosi's camp signaled she is taking the grumbling seriously.

Global Mattis to decide troop levels in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Mattis to decide troop levels in Afghanistan

Reuters reported in late April that Trump's administration was carrying out a review of Afghanistan and conversations were revolving around sending between 3,000 and 5,000 U.S. allies. Afghan forces have suffered 15,000 casualties, including more than 5,000 killed, over the first eight months of 2016. Sen. John McCain is criticizing Pentagon leaders for not finding a new way ahead for the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan .

Author: 0 GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it

No Democrat worth his or her upper-case letter "D" will vote for a measure that hands generous tax cuts to the rich and the health industries, forces the poor off insurance rolls and eliminates funding for Planned Parenthood. A score from the Congressional Budget Office for the new health care proposal is expected in the coming days. For example, he said, both bills would phase out the expansion of Medicaid eligibility, but the Senate bill would do it more slowly.

Author: 0 Businessman-in-chief owes lenders $436m: Disclosure

But Mr Trump did not divest, instead placing his enormous portfolio of financial assets in a trust controlled by the executive and Donald Trump Jr . For example , Trump revealed a debt to this subsidiary of Deutsche Bank which exceeds $ 50 million for the Old Post Office , a historic property in Washington where Donald Trump the had opened a hotel.

Author: 0 The Belmont Stakes: What you need to know

I'm feeling that quite a bit coming off my prediction that Always Dreaming would win the Preakness , Classic Empire would finish a exhausted third, and that Cloud Computing had talent, but needed more seasoning. Epicharis during the middle of the week was outfitted with a glue-on shoe on that right front hoof. Neither Always Dreaming nor Cloud Computing competed in Saturday's running with the Triple Crown out of the picture.

Global Why it would be tough for Dems to quit Nancy Pelosi
Author: 0 Why it would be tough for Dems to quit Nancy Pelosi

The president's sarcastic support for Pelosi came after he had ranted on his favorite social media platform about a familiar topic - the ongoing Russian Federation investigation and what he views as the Democrats' sour grapes about losing last year's election.

Author: 0 North Korea: Obama Policy to Blame for 'Mystery' Death of Otto Warmbier

North Korea said today the death of Mr Warmbier, who was kept prisoner in the hermit state since last January, was "a mystery to us as well" . Warmbier's release coincided with former basketball star Dennis Rodman's latest visit to North Korea, though USA national security spokesman Michael Anton denied there was a connection between the two.

Author: 0 Four Republican senators spurn draft GOP health bill

They have been for a long time . He called on citizens to pressure lawmakers into working with each other by calling and visiting members of Congress and sharing their stories about how the proposed bill will affect them. Further complicating the issue for him is Nevada's Republican Governor, Brian Sandoval, an outspoken supporter of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion.

Author: 0 Fifth Republican Senator Steps Forward in Dissent Against Health Care Bill

With a third of the Senate coming up for re-election in 2018, many will have to weigh the state-wide implications before voting for the bill . "We agreed on the need to free Americans from Obamacare's mandates". Shortly after the 142-page bill was distributed, more than a half-dozen GOP lawmakers signaled concerns or initial opposition. The Senate plan to repeal and replace Obamacare may be in trouble.

Global For Democrats, 'Not Trump' is not enough
Author: 0 For Democrats, 'Not Trump' is not enough

The loss also renewed the focus on Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi , who was demonized by the GOP side in the Georgia race. In the first tweet , Trump said former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson was "the latest top intelligence official to state there was no grand scheme between Trump and Russian Federation".

Global Attorneys general sue Trump for allegedly violating Constitution
Author: 0 Attorneys general sue Trump for allegedly violating Constitution

This lawsuit also concerns the fact that Trump wanted to keep his company ownership when he was elected as the new president of the United States. The Washington Post reported that the Kuwaitis even moved their booking to Trump's place, foregoing the Four Seasons, a hotel they had booked for years.

Author: 0 Sen. Johnson: More time needed to evaluate health care bill

Trump earlier indicated changes may be in store for the proposal unveiled by Senate Republicans on Thursday to replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. More profoundly, both the House and the Senate's bills would destroy a national commitment made 52 years ago to provide health care to the elderly and low-income Americans.

Author: 0 Cosby won't testify, defense rests in sex assault trial

He said Constand has given "one inconsistent statement after another", questioning why she told police at various points in 2005 that she had never been alone with Cosby prior to her alleged assault, that she never contacted him again after and that her assault had happened in March 2004 - all claims she would later revise before her testimony last week.

Global World 8 UAE Princesses Sentenced for Human Trafficking in Belgium
Author: 0 World 8 UAE Princesses Sentenced for Human Trafficking in Belgium

As the case began to receive publicity in Belgium and overseas more details about the princesses and their servants began to emerge. Eight Emirati princesses were convicted of human trafficking by a Belgian court on Friday and were given suspended jail terms and fines in a case stemming from their treatment of servants at a Brussels luxury hotel almost 10 years ago, their lawyer said.

Author: 0 USA shoots down Iranian drone in Syria: Coalition

US -led coalition aircraft will be "tracked by the Russian ground and air anti-aircraft defense systems as air targets in the areas where Russian aviation is on combat missions in the Syrian sky", it added. F/A-18 shot down a Syrian Arab Air Force Su-22 jet. The 48-hour truce that had started there at noon Saturday was supposed to be extended. Syrian government troops, for example, have reached the Iraqi border in an area where IS leaders and fighters have been gathering.

Author: 0 Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 56

Earlier, Medical Superintendent of the District General Hospital, Parachinar, Sabir Hussain, confirmed the death of at least 25 people and injuries to over 100 in the blasts. Thirteen people, including seven policemen, died in the suicide vehicle bombing, officials said. The source of the explosions was unclear, and there was no immediate claim of responsibility.

Global Gulf states issue 13 demands to Qatar as rift continues
Author: 0 Gulf states issue 13 demands to Qatar as rift continues

The list also contained demands that Qatar close down a Turkish military base on its territory and shut down Doha-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera. The AP added that the list stipulates Qatar must sever diplomatic ties with Iran as well as repay an unspecified amount of money to the boycotting countries.

Global Trump publicly doubting that Russian Federation meddled in election
Author: 0 Trump publicly doubting that Russian Federation meddled in election

He also advised people to focus on the current administration's actions around Russian interference rather than past efforts by the DNC or Obama administration. SCHIFF: And I'm not going to ask you to. Russia's actions did not change the final election count, they said, but they warned that Moscow's efforts will likely continue.

Author: 0 Macron on track for French parliament landslide

FN vice president Florian Philippot said the party had "maybe been disappointed by the score and we have paid the price, I think, for a low turnout". That result, with LREM on a predicted 32.9 per cent of the first round vote, would enable Macron to win approval for his government line-up and push his liberalizing programme through parliament despite expected opposition from the left.

Global 5th GOP Senator Publicly Opposes Health Care Bill
Author: 0 5th GOP Senator Publicly Opposes Health Care Bill

The most expensive Medicaid enrollees are the elderly and disabled, accounting for fewer than one-third of all enrollees in Pennsylvania, but driving almost two-thirds of the program's cost. Heller, a Republican who is up for re-election in 2018, is the Democrats' top target in the upcoming cycle. In one instance, Sen. The senator said he was unlikely to support the overhaul unless it was amended to "protect Medicaid expansion states", as he put it.

Author: 0 Qatar rejects demands of Saudi-led "siege countries"

Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries that recently cut diplomatic ties with Qatar issued a harsh list of demands Friday, insisting that the wealthy but tiny Persian Gulf nation shut down the news broadcaster Al-Jazeera, abandon ties with Islamist organizations and provide detailed information about its funding for political dissidents.

Global 27 high-rise apartment blocks in London fail fire cladding safety tests
Author: 0 27 high-rise apartment blocks in London fail fire cladding safety tests

But fire brigade safety inspections Friday determined that the towers were unsafe to spend another night in, with the council owners taking no chances. "I know some residents are angry and upset, but I want to be very clear that Camden Council acted to protect them", Gould said in a statement. Local authorities and the Government are together "making sure the resources are there to ensure what is needed to keep people safe is being done", including finding alternative accommodation for those ...

Author: 0 North Korea: Donald Trump is a 'Psychopath'

Suffering from severe brain damage, he died Monday at a Cincinnati hospital . Which is part of why she doesn't believe Warmbier did what the North Korean government claimed. The United States, South Korea and others have accused North Korea of using foreign detainees has hostages to secure diplomatic concessions. KCNA said the North dealt with Warmbier according to domestic law and global standards.

Global Whole Foods CEO Says Amazon Connection Was 'Love at First Sight'
Author: 0 Whole Foods CEO Says Amazon Connection Was 'Love at First Sight'

And it was like, "This is gonna be so incredible". Amazon buying Austin-based grocery chain Whole Foods for $13.7 billion certainly falls into the latter category. "I think we're going to get a lot of those innovations in our stores", he said. What exactly might these innovations be? The online shopping giant will have at least 460 physical stores to try out new methods with its Amazon delivery service.

Author: 0 Trump Tweetstorm Disputes Russian Interference in 2016 Election

Time claims hackers were able to alter voter information, thousands of records containing drivers license numbers and even social security numbers were confiscated. He says he pressed his staff to know whether the Department of Homeland Security "was sufficiently proactive, and on the scene helping the DNC identify the intruders and patch vulnerabilities".

Author: 0 Merrifield walk-off double caps four-run ninth for Royals

The Kansas City Royals return to action Friday night, hosting the Toronto Blue Jays in a weekend series. Toronto is 2-9 in Estrada's last 11 starts against a team with a losing record and 4-12 in their last 16 games against a left-handed starter while the under is 10-1 in Estrada's last 11 starts against the AL Central.

Global Cosby's fate rests with jury in Pennsylvania sex assault case
Author: 0 Cosby's fate rests with jury in Pennsylvania sex assault case

Prosecutors at his trial have focused mostly on what happened one night in 2004 at his gated estate in suburban Philadelphia. The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial instructed jurors to break for the evening on Monday, after four hours of deliberations.

Author: 0 Nevada senator announces opposition to health care bill

McCain said Thursday that he wanted to hear Ducey's opinion before deciding to support the bill or not. Heller's seat is up for reelection next year, and a Democrat won Nevada's other Senate seat by a 2.4 percent margin in 2016. "Make sure we're taken care of here in the state of Nevada". Theoretically, people affected by the end of that program could get federal subsidies to buy coverage under the Senate plan.

Author: 0 Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73

Officials fear the toll from that attack will increase. Targeted killings against Shiite Muslims in Pakistan have drawn global outrage, with rights groups and regional countries expressing concern over the growing violence. "I didn't know what was going on", Ullah said. But intelligence officials said one of the men has been identified as a wanted militant commander linked to the IS group.

Global After high-profile losses, some Democrats seek change at the top
Author: 0 After high-profile losses, some Democrats seek change at the top

The "cloud" of a Russian Federation investigation and potential obstruction of justice investigation into President Trump could get a whole lot darker - or evaporate. Ryan described Ossoff as a "great" candidate who simply "couldn't carry the national baggage of the Democratic Party", The Hill reported . The president wrote Thursday: "I certainly hope the Democrats do not force Nancy P out".

Author: 0 Senate Republicans just lost a key vote on their healthcare bill

President Donald Trump will help lead talks to get the reluctant Republicans on board. A majority of GOP senators told the publication that they're not sure where they stand while four, including Sen. But the human consequences could be politically volatile. The CBO had found that the House bill would kick 23 million Americans off their health plans , making it unpopular with the public.

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