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Global GOP Health Plan Cuts Coverage for Poor Kids in Florida
Author: 0 GOP Health Plan Cuts Coverage for Poor Kids in Florida

They spoke to a total of 10,885 people between 19 to 64 with income levels below 138 percent of the federal poverty line, the Medicaid expansion coverage threshold. As it stands, ObamaCare is in a death spiral and collapsing under its own weight of broken assurances, imperiling tens of thousands of Floridians with ever-increasing premiums and fewer and fewer choices for their medical needs.

Author: 0 Comey Agrees to Testify in Open Hearing Before Senate Intel Committee

Rosenstein's briefing also comes after the decision he made earlier this week to appoint Mueller to be special counsel in the Justice Department's probe of Russian meddling in the USA election and any possible collusion between Moscow and Trump's presidential campaign previous year.

Author: 0 Chinese military jets intercept United States aircraft

The U.S. Air Force said Friday that two Chinese fighter Su-30 fighter jets had intercepted a U.S. radiation-detecting plane in worldwide airspace over the Yellow Sea off the Korean Peninsula. "The American military's frequent reconnaissance operations are the root cause of security issues between the Chinese and USA navy and air forces", the Chinese defense ministry's statement said.

Global PAUL RYAN: Trump 'clearly did have a bad 2 weeks'
Author: 0 PAUL RYAN: Trump 'clearly did have a bad 2 weeks'

Ryan essentially echoed this message in a closed-door meeting of House Republicans earlier Wednesday morning. A panel in the House of Representatives has demanded the Federal Bureau of Investigation turn over Comey's memos. "Those are the things that I got elected to do", Ryan added. Chaffetz and Cummings appeared together in April to announce that they believed Flynn likely broke a federal law by failing to obtain USA government approval to accept foreign payments and failing to disclose ...

Global Swedish Prosecutor Office Drops Rape Charges Against Julian Assange
Author: 0 Swedish Prosecutor Office Drops Rape Charges Against Julian Assange

Sweden's top prosecutor Marianne Ny said in a statement earlier Friday that she has made a decision to discontinue the investigation about sex-crime allegations against Assange from two women. Britain and the U.S. have an extradition treaty , so if Assange leaves the Ecuadorian Embassy where he's claimed asylum, the British could arrest him and send him to the US.

Global Russia Probe Looking at Official in Trump White House
Author: 0 Russia Probe Looking at Official in Trump White House

Mr Comey will certainly be asked about encounters that precipitated his firing, including a January dinner in which, Mr Comey has told associates, Mr Trump asked for his loyalty. TASS posted pictures showing the trio together in the Oval Office, angering the White House and adding unusual and ironic optics to questions swirling around the White House over Comey's firing and the investigations into allegations of questionable ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

Global Chinas Xi wants ties with South Korea to be on track
Author: 0 Chinas Xi wants ties with South Korea to be on track

Mr Xi told Mr Moon's representative, Mr Lee Hae Chan, yesterday that his visit showed the importance the new South Korean leader attached to relations with Beijing. Demand has been strong for the amendment of the current constitution, which was introduced in 1987, as it fails to reflect changes having happened in the South Korean society.

Global Mattis: Militia hit by USA strike in Syria Iran-directed offensive force
Author: 0 Mattis: Militia hit by USA strike in Syria Iran-directed offensive force

The Pentagon said Friday that a rare US airstrike against pro-government forces in Syria targeted a convoy of Iran-backed troops, appearing to mark an important shift in the country's war. The Pentagon believes that Iran is ruled by Pro-government forces in Syria, advancing to the position of the worldwide coalition headed by the USA.

Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard will play in Game 1 vs

The Spurs have elite perimeter defenders in Kawhi Leonard , Jonathon Simmons and Danny Green , but will they be able to slow down the Warriors' arsenal of superstars? Popovich wants Leonard, who leads the Spurs in scoring, rebounds and assists in the playoffs, to rest his injured ankle.

Global Basquiat painting was bought for just $19000 in 1984
Author: 0 Basquiat painting was bought for just $19000 in 1984

A vibrant painting of a skull by Jean-Michel Basquiat broke auction records last night when it sold at the whopping price of $110.5 million at Sotheby's NY. The work was last sold in May 1984 for $19,000, and has been "virtually unseen" since then, according to Sotheby's . Its sale breaks the previous record for USA artists set by Andy Warhol's " Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster )", which was auctioned in 2013 for $105 million.

Author: 0 Trump, White House officials bounce along to Saudi sword dance

Upon his arrival in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia, President Trump received a warm welcome. Trump reached Saudi Arabia on Saturday, marking the first stop on his maiden worldwide trip since taking office in January. He also is traveling with a large contingent of his West Wing staff, including Priebus, chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon, senior policy adviser Stephen Miller, National Economic Council director Gary Cohn and press secretary Sean Spicer.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn: Conservatives creating a 'war between generations'

Speaking to Sophy Ridge On Sunday, Mr Corbyn refused to give a direct response to the question on whether there should be more or less immigration post-Brexit several times. "That's why we are calling on the Tories to drop their anti-pensioner package immediately - older people should not be used as a political football".

Global North Korea vows to bolster nuclear program amid growing US pressure
Author: 0 North Korea vows to bolster nuclear program amid growing US pressure

North Korea is calling on the United States to dial back its level of hostility toward the regime. He said North Korea would never abandon its "nuclear deterrence for self-defense and pre-emptive strike capability" even if the United States ratchets up sanctions and pressure "to the utmost".

Author: 0 Houston Congressman who called for Trump's impeachment receives death threats

Green insisted that he did not consider politics while deciding to call for Trump's impeachment. Close Modal Window Hang on for a minute.we're trying to find some more stories you might like. Flynn was forced from his position in February after it was revealed that he lied to Vice President Mike Pence about his contact with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

Author: 0 Cummings tells Chaffetz to demand WH docs on Trump, Russia's Comey conversation

This week, the Justice Department announced that former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller would serve as a special counsel to continue the probe into the Trump campaign and any possible ties to Russian Federation. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., a member of the Armed Services Committee. "I don't think (Rosenstein) did a lot to bolster our confidence in him today". In response to the story the White House said that Mr Comey's "grandstanding" and "politicising" of the Russian ...

Author: 0 Comey Is Willing To Testify Before Lawmakers-But Only in Public

In a series of tweets, Mr Trump threatened Mr Comey and also warned that he may cancel all White House press briefings. Democrats irate over Comey's abrupt ouster, and concerned by the inclusion of politicians on the list of possible replacements, are demanding Trump not select a partisan leader.

Global NKorea vows to strengthen nukes as US increases pressure
Author: 0 NKorea vows to strengthen nukes as US increases pressure

All 15 members of the Security Council including North Korea's closest ally China called the launch a violation of United Nations sanctions and vowed to take new measures, including additional sanctions. The North has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of a year ago. Previously, the ability to endure high-temperature re-entry had been a major stumbling block for North Korea in its program to develop missiles capable of delivering nuclear ...

Global Microsoft says WannaCrypt attack a wake-up call
Author: 0 Microsoft says WannaCrypt attack a wake-up call

Europol, a police body of the European Union, has said the scale of the WannaCry cyber-attack is "unprecedented". The malware behind WannaCry (also called Wana Decryptor or WCry) was reported to have been stolen from the NSA back in April.

Global Trump to announce Saudi arms deal
Author: 0 Trump to announce Saudi arms deal

In 2015, President and Mrs. Obama visited Saudi Arabia to mourn the death of King Salman's brother and predecessor, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud. The first leg of the trip is likely to be the easiest - Saudi leaders welcomed Trump's election and are keen to work with an administration they see as more in line with their goals.

Author: 0 Chibok girls 113 kidnapped students still with Boko Haram - BBOG tells FG

The president's chief of staff, Mr Abba Kyari had earlier on Sunday received the newly released Chibok girls in the company of other government officials. But AFP understands at least three suspected senior commanders, all of them Chadian nationals, were handed over. The kidnapping was one of the high-profile incidents of Boko Haram's insurgency in Nigeria's northeast, now in its eighth year and with little sign of ending.

Author: 0 Will Trump be impeached? Here's how it would actually happen

We must focus on what is best for the American people, not on what is worst for our so-called president. If Trump were impeached and convicted, Vice President Mike Pence, a right-wing, evangelical ideologue, would be a much more reliable and competent rubber stamp for the conservative policy agenda.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn says Labour's 'message is getting through' to voters

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives have retained their lead over the opposition Labour Party ahead of the June 8 election, but with Labour gaining ground, an Orb poll published by the Telegraph showed on Saturday. It is simply wrong to claim that young people can only be given a fair deal at the expense of the old, or vice versa. Setting out Labour plans to abolish university tuition fees and build homes for young people, Mr Corbyn said his vision was "not a war between ...

Global 'High possibility' of conflict with North
Author: 0 'High possibility' of conflict with North

A senior foreign policy adviser to Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed the importance of relations with South Korea on Friday as the two countries attempt to mend a rift in ties over the deployment of a US missile-defense system to guard against North Korean threats.

Author: 0 GOP congressman: Comey may break his silence as early as next week

Senate seat in the past. On Wednesday his committee subpoenaed Federal Bureau of Investigation records, sparking speculation of a showdown with the White House. "And a lot of people will never ever believe that, but that is the truth". A doctor, lawyer and handful of elected officials are among the many Republican and Democratic candidates who have announced they're jumping in the race for Rep.

Global China cripples Central Intelligence Agency operations, kills informants
Author: 0 China cripples Central Intelligence Agency operations, kills informants

Embassy there. The Times, quoting 10 current and former American officials who spoke on condition of anonymity, described the intelligence breach as one of the worst in decades. The CIA considers spying in China one of its top priorities, but the country's extensive security apparatus makes it exceptionally hard for Western spy services to develop sources there.

Author: 0 What's next for Iran after President Hassan Rouhani's win?

They had thrown their support behind Raisi to safeguard their interests. They wore the purple colours of Rouhani's campaign, as well as green to signify the reformist protests that were brutally put down in 2009. In February this year, Rouhani admitted that the Iranian proxies' presence in Syria and Iraq was used as leverage to get Iran what it wanted from the nuclear deal.

Author: 0 Maharashtra ATS denies cyber attack on its website

There's Microsoft , whose ubiquitous Windows operating systems were compromised after attackers exploited a security hole. The WannaCry software has locked thousands of computers in more than 150 countries. "It isn't clear that there has been a harm to consumers", he said. In short, an NSA cyberweapon utilizing a flaw in a piece of Microsoft software slipped out of the hands of the United States government and into the hands of malicious hackers, who put the weapon to work for their own ...

Global New ferry links North Korea and Russia
Author: 0 New ferry links North Korea and Russia

The vessel will sail once a week to the port city and will carry tourists and cargo. In the words of Nil Protasov, "the opening of this new route between Russia and North Korea is in fact a challenge to Washington whose [Congressional] legislators broadened the authority of the U.S.

Global Wielding swords, Trump, US officials sway to tunes of Arabian ardha dance
Author: 0 Wielding swords, Trump, US officials sway to tunes of Arabian ardha dance

The US President's trip was greeted with public enthusiasm. Billboards featuring images of Trump and the king dotted the highways of Riyadh, emblazoned with the motto "Together we prevail". Before departing, Trump tweeted he would be "strongly protecting American interests" on his trip. While the president engages in his first foreign trip, his administration is embroiled it controversy back home.

Global Emmanuel Macron visits French troops in northern Mali
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron visits French troops in northern Mali

The new president discussed the issue with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday during his first visit to a foreign leader since taking power. But he said Germany could help in other ways. Macron is travelling with Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, who as the former defence minister knows Gao well, and his replacement in that job, Sylvie Goulard, as well as AFD chief Remy Rioux.

Author: 0 Trump Reportedly Told Russians Firing Comey Abated Pressure From Probe

Comey, who headed the FBI's now-criminal investigation into the same events, declined to do so. The news comes at the tail end of a whirlwind day in Washington , following reports that President Trump told Russian diplomats he fired "nut job" Comey to "relieve pressure" from the Russia investigation, and that a senior White House adviser is a target of the law enforcement investigation into any ties between Russia and Trump associates.

Author: 0 Trump's Popularity Drops in Israel After Embassy Move Delayed

S. president next week. President Trump will visit five different countries over the course of nine days. But with mounting obstacles at home and overseas, he faces long odds of succeeding where more experienced predecessors have failed. In a reversal of the roles played before the election, it is the Palestinians who are confident of Trump's visit, while the Israelis worry. "You know, I'm not a person who breaks promises", he said when asked specifically about the issue the day before his ...

Author: 0 Turkey Protesters Say Erdogan Supporters Attacked Them in Washington

On Wednesday the Turkish Ambassador to the US Serdar Kiliç was summoned to the State Department , a senior State Department official told CNN . The official also confirmed that two members of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail "were briefly detained during the altercations and subsequently released" and returned to Turkey with Erdogan.

Author: 0 Melania Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia without headscarf

But it's increasingly clear that the swirl of controversy will shadow Trump during his stops in Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy, the Vatican and Belgium. Trump is set to attend three summits in Riyadh, including an Arab-Islamic-US Summit called for by King Salman, in what is his first foreign trip as president.

Global JK: Two soldiers killed along LoC in Kashmir
Author: 0 JK: Two soldiers killed along LoC in Kashmir

Confirming the development, Army spokesperson Col Rajesh Kalia said the forces engaged a group of infiltrators near the Line of Control and gunned down two terrorists and added that two soldiers were also martyred in the ensuing gun battle.

Author: 0 Jadhav death sentence: Congress lauds ICJ's stay

A statement issued by Pakistan's attorney general in response to the ICJ's order said the status of Jadhav's case had not changed "in any manner". "It is in the interest of justice and same in accordance with law", Choudhary told ANI. "India did not give consent to the Kashmir issue going to ICJ, then why did Pakistan give consent to the Jadhav case?" Indian high commissioner Gautam Bambawale handed over two appeals from Jadhav's mother - one to the Pakistan Army's court of appeal against ...

Author: 0 Jadhav's ICJ case: Govt warns opposition to refrain from comments

Opposition has termed the ICJ's decision against the principles of justice and government's failure on the diplomatic front as it failed to plead its case before the court. Islamabad has claimed that since Jadhav is charged under the country's espionage laws, it does not need to provide New Delhi with consular access.

Global UP governments crop loan waiver an eyewash: Congress
Author: 0 UP governments crop loan waiver an eyewash: Congress

In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, Uttar Pradesh government tonight transferred 74 senior IAS officers, appointing Shashi Prakash Goyal as the Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister and removing Devashish Panda from the post of Principal Secretary, Home.

Global Quebec's public security minister says flood situation improving gradually
Author: 0 Quebec's public security minister says flood situation improving gradually

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau said the situation was serious, noting that "Quebec and Ontario have asked for military aid" and that 1,650 members of the armed forces had been deployed to the stricken areas. We don't control the weather, so it's conditional on that. The city announced the road would remain open through the Friday afternoon rush hour, but noted a closure may still be necessary later on.

Author: 0 Trump Told Russians Firing 'Nut Job' Comey Relieved 'Great Pressure'

The worldwide trip, which includes stops in the Middle East and Europe, comes at an opportune time for the White House, which has endured a week full of bombshell news stories that threaten to engulf the administration. The Post reports that its sources say the intensity of the probe is expected to accelerate in the coming weeks. Trump's first national-security adviser, Michael Flynn, was sacked over misstatements about his conversations with the Russian ambassador.

Author: 0 Former FBI Chief James Comey to Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

U.S. President Donald Trump was hit on Friday by embarrassing leaks that a senior adviser was a "person of interest" in a probe of possible collusion with Russia during last year's election campaign and that Trump had boasted to Russian officials of firing the man heading the investigation.

Author: 0 2 future British kings attend Pippa's wedding

The Duchess of Cambridge had admitted she was a little anxious about how her children would behave. Kate and William's 3-year-old son, Prince George, served as a page boy while their 2-year-old daughter, Princess Charlotte, was a bridesmaid.

Author: 0 Protester killed, AP journalist wounded in West Bank clash

With reports out that an American diplomat insisted to the Netanyahu government that the Western Wall in Jerusalem was not Israeli territory, DeSantis weighed in on the matter this week. The maps directly conflict with declarations by President Trump affirming his belief that Israel has sovereignty over these areas. The Israelis then asked whether a TV crew providing live coverage of the Trump visit could at least continue to film there.

Author: 0 Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify in US Congress

The New York Times has reported that Trump told Lavrov and Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak at a White House meeting last week that firing Comey relieved "great pressure" the president faced from a law-enforcement probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Author: 0 U.S. summons Turkey envoy for embassy brawl

Close-up footage shared on social media showed the bodyguards dressed in suits beating and punching people in the crowd. The US police also branded the incident as a "brutal attack" on peaceful protesters. "We have long supported Turkey as a member of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and a key United States ally in the region, and we expect conduct more appropriate to our decades-long partnership".

Author: 0 FBI's Russian Federation investigation now targeting top White House official

The White House official under the microscope is someone close to the president, people familiar with the matter told the Post , though they would not further identify the individual. Reuters was not immediately able to verify the accuracy of the Times' account. The White House did not dispute the Times reporting on Trump's quote.

Global G7 Macron to receive Italian PM ahead of talks
Author: 0 G7 Macron to receive Italian PM ahead of talks

New President of France, Emmanuel Macron on Friday said its country would continue in the fight against "Islamist terrorists" in Mali, during a short visit to the country. He was criticised at home for describing France's colonial war in Algeria as a "crime against humanity" and "genuinely barbaric". France retains a strong influence in its former colonies.

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