Republicans who voted against ObamaCare 'straight repeal'

Their "no" votes signaled that the so-called "clean repeal" bill did not have the support from key Republican senators. When Barack Obama vetoed H.R. The Byrd rule generally blocks provisions that don't affect the federal budget - and blocks pr... More..

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I'll be the first person to inform about missing Indians
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

I'll be the first person to inform about missing Indians

Iraq has announced it's offering financial rewards for information regarding the whereabouts of dozens of Indian citizens believed to have been kidnapped by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in 2014. Th...More..

EU Court Decides to Keep Hamas on Terror List
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

EU Court Decides to Keep Hamas on Terror List

The lower court had found that the listing was based on media and Internet reports rather than decisions by a "competent authority". "With regard to Hamas , the Court observes that the General Court annull...More..

Rex Tillerson has no plans to step down, official says
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Rex Tillerson has no plans to step down, official says

When Nauert was asked why Tillerson's time off was not being directly referred to as a vacation, she said she was unsure what language was typically used for such absences. Tillerson, the sources said, viewed T...More..

MPs Kodikunnil Suresh, MK Raghavan suspended for 5 sittings by Speaker
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

MPs Kodikunnil Suresh, MK Raghavan suspended for 5 sittings by Speaker

While Opposition Leader Mallikarjun Kharge spoke on the issue as Zero Hour started, Opposition members trooped near the Speaker's podium as a discussion was not allowed and kept raising "anti-government sloga...More..

Pope shuts off Vatican fountains amid drought
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Pope shuts off Vatican fountains amid drought

Peter's Basilica on March 30, 2013 in Vatican City , Vatican. The Vatican has turned off all fountains, including two Baroque masterpieces in St. Peter's Square and interior fountains in the Vatican Gardens...More..

US Navy fires warning shots at Iranian ship in Gulf — BBCI
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

US Navy fires warning shots at Iranian ship in Gulf — BBCI

According to the official, the USS Thunderbolt fired the warning shots when the Iranian vessel failed to respond to attempted radio communication. Following the warning shots the Iranian ship ceased its pro...More..

Gov. Rauner calls school-funding special session
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Gov. Rauner calls school-funding special session

Mayor Emanuel said Governor Rauner has failed IL by holding the state budget hostage for things that weren't necessary. Governor Rauner wants the legislature back in town Wednesday for special session to tack...More..

by | Monday, July 24, 2017

Mahmoud Abbas suspends 'all levels' of relations with Israel

Several thousand Palestinians in Jerusalem and the West Bank clashed with Israeli troops, burning tyres or throwing stones and firecrackers. On Friday, Israeli security forces put additional restrictions on...More..

San Diego County's unemployment rate goes up
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

San Diego County's unemployment rate goes up

Braun said. The only county in the state with a lower unemployment rate was San Mateo, which had a 2.9 percent rate. IL posted a small increase in nonfarm payroll jobs, gaining 8,600 jobs over the month. June...More..

Crowds Gather in Warsaw to Protest Judicial Reforms
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Crowds Gather in Warsaw to Protest Judicial Reforms

The Polish government's move to overhaul its Supreme Court - to politicise it - has been approved. The Supreme Court's tasks include validating elections. Prime Minister Beata Szydlo says the legislation is an ...More..

by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Dozens injured in East Jerusalem clashes

Thousands of Palestinians have marched towards Al-Aqsa in protest at the installation of the metal detectors , with Israeli forces using rubber bullets against some of the most violent demonstrators. Local so...More..

NASA wants you to record solar eclipse data with an app
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

NASA wants you to record solar eclipse data with an app

For the first time in almost a century, a total solar eclipse will occur next month, according to NASA . There's only one thing that can be harmed by a total solar eclipse , and that's your eyes. A satell...More..

What Waqf, Palestinian & Muslim Reactions To Temple Mount Events Teach Us
by | Thursday, July 20, 2017

What Waqf, Palestinian & Muslim Reactions To Temple Mount Events Teach Us

On the sidelines, Palestinian stone-throwers have clashed with Israeli police firing tear gas and rubber bullets. Sheikh Ikrima Sabri, the former grand Mufti of Jerusalem and Palestinian territories, said ...More..

Cristiano Ronaldo confirms Georgina Rodriguez is pregnant
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo confirms Georgina Rodriguez is pregnant

The 32-year-old also has a seven-year-old son, Cristiano Jr . Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements , plus celebrity mom blogs? This is coming after Georgina Rodriguez was spotted with a...More..

Muslim imam slams Israeli police measures at Al-Aqsa
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Muslim imam slams Israeli police measures at Al-Aqsa

Mahmoud Abbas, who was quick to condemn the shooting attacks in a telephone call to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is now in Beijing on a three-day visit to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping. Usta a...More..

Who designed the Karnataka flag first? Five facts you need to know
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Who designed the Karnataka flag first? Five facts you need to know

When the issue was raised in the assembly, then Kannada and culture minister Govind M Karjol had said: "The Flag Code does not allow flags for states.Our national flag is the symbol of integrity and sovereignty...More..

Former US House Speaker Freed
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Former US House Speaker Freed

Hastert pleaded guilty a year ago to violating money laundering laws in a case that shocked the country and Beltway insiders. Then, during his sentencing hearing in April 2016, he admitted to the judge that he ...More..

Police shoot bride-to-be dead after she called them for help
by | Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Police shoot bride-to-be dead after she called them for help

Police have not explained what happened and the officers' body cameras were turned off at the time . The squad camera reportedly did not capture the incident , and the officers' body cameras were not turne...More..

Both houses adjourned; obituaries paid to deceased MPs, Amarnath yatra victims
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Both houses adjourned; obituaries paid to deceased MPs, Amarnath yatra victims

Opposition leaders meet in Parliament ahead of Monsoon Session at 10. Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday said there are a lot of bills pending in the Parlia...More..

Police Release Sketch Of Suspect In Delphi Murder Investigation
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Police Release Sketch Of Suspect In Delphi Murder Investigation

The hat included in the sketch may not be accurate, authorities noted. Police said the composite drawing is the result of information received during the course of the continuing investigation. The next day, ...More..

Venezuelan opposition calls for nationwide strike
by | Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Venezuelan opposition calls for nationwide strike

The opposition coalition, the Democratic Unity Table (MUD), held a news conference to discuss Sunday's unofficial referendum in which almost 7.2 million Venezuelans rejected President Nicolas Maduro's governm...More..

Actor Martin Landau has died at age 89
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

Actor Martin Landau has died at age 89

Martin Landau , one of the most celebrated actors in Hollywood, with a career that spans film and television and almost 60 years, died on Saturday, July 15, 2017 . Landau, who has also taught acting to such ...More..

by | Monday, July 17, 2017

South asks North to hold military talks this week

In his Berlin speech, Moon also proposed holding Red Cross talks with the DPRK for the reunion of separate families of the two Koreas on October 4 that marks the 10th anniversary of the October 4 joint declar...More..

2nd man in custody connected to killings of 4 Pa. men
by | Sunday, July 16, 2017

2nd man in custody connected to killings of 4 Pa. men

That was followed by the disappearances last Friday of 22-year-old Mark Sturgis, of Pennsburg in Montgomery County; Dean Finocchiaro, 18, of Middletown Township; and 21-year-old Tom Meo, of Plumstead Township...More..

Is India turning its nuclear focus toward China?
by | Saturday, July 15, 2017

Is India turning its nuclear focus toward China?

India has said that it will continue to use diplomatic channels with China to resolve the Doklam stand off and insisted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping held "conversation ...More..

North Korea threatens UN
by | Saturday, July 15, 2017

North Korea threatens UN

In Beijing , Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang reiterated China's opposition to unilateral sanctions outside the framework of the United Nations and that China has been fully enforcing UN resoluti...More..

Trump condemns terrorist attack on Amarnath pilgrims
by | Saturday, July 15, 2017

Trump condemns terrorist attack on Amarnath pilgrims

Escorted by CRPF and police personnel, 3,289 pilgrims, comprising 2,283 men, 756 women and 250 sadhus and sadhvis, left in 68 vehicles in a convoy from Jammu for Baltal and Pahalgam base camps on Tuesday morn...More..

Sessions: More than 400 charged for health care fraud
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

Sessions: More than 400 charged for health care fraud

A representative from the Federal Bureau of Investigation told Sessions not to include meetings he had with Russian officials if they happened in his capacity as a senator, the Justice Department said. "From ...More..

Militants force kids, hostages to fight: Philippine army
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

Militants force kids, hostages to fight: Philippine army

The bomb was 250 meters off target. "This [recent] incident that happened, the bomb did not hit our men, it hit an area proximate to where they were, which caused the collapse of the building", Padilla said. ...More..

Manhunt Underway for Triple Murder Suspect in North Alabama
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Manhunt Underway for Triple Murder Suspect in North Alabama

Kenneth Dion Lever , 51, is considered armed and risky. Police asked residents to remain inside most of Wednesday morning as they searched for Lever, who they considered armed and risky. Dana Lever sought the p...More..

US Marine Corps Aircraft Crashes In Mississippi, Leaving 16 Dead
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

US Marine Corps Aircraft Crashes In Mississippi, Leaving 16 Dead

There were 15 Marines, both active-duty members of the corps and reservists, and one Navy corpsman aboard the plane when it went down Monday afternoon. The FBI has confirmed they have sent agents to the scene...More..

FBI Investigating Explosion At Bixby Air Force Recruiting Center
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

FBI Investigating Explosion At Bixby Air Force Recruiting Center

Authorities declined to specify the nature of the device. Authorities are investigating into what may have caused an explosion next to a Bixby, Oklahoma, U.S. They began in 2008 under somewhat similar circums...More..

Sunac to pay US$9.3bn in Wanda deal
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Sunac to pay US$9.3bn in Wanda deal

The multibillionaire founder of Dalian Wanda Group Wang Jianlin 王健林 once vowed to crush Disney's theme parks in China by building scores of resort complexes around the country. With the latest deal, Sun tar...More..

by | Monday, July 10, 2017

Tillerson talks tough on Russian Federation, vows United States support for Ukraine

Tillerson said sanctions against Russian Federation would remain in place "until Moscow reverses its actions", including the return of the annexed Crimean peninsula. Under the Obama administration, the US had t...More..

One Dead, Eight Injured After Shooting At Ohio Gender Reveal Party
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

One Dead, Eight Injured After Shooting At Ohio Gender Reveal Party

According to WLWT-5, the shooter or shooters fled immediately after the massacre around 11:30 p.m.at a home in Colerain County, leaving behind a scene of total devastation. She told WCPO reporter Kristen Swi...More..

by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

Outcast Chelsea star Diego Costa set to rejoin Atletico Madrid

Costa is in limbo, with his preferred move back to Atletico Madrid impossible before January because of the Spanish side's transfer ban. Out-of-favour Chelsea striker Diego Costa is expected to turn up ...More..

Top US, Russian diplomats to meet in Hamburg
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

Top US, Russian diplomats to meet in Hamburg

U.S. allies Jordan and Israel, which share a border with the southern part of Syria , are also part of the agreement. The recent round of talks on the Syrian conflict in Kazakhstan's capital, Astana , c...More..

Qatar continues with negative response to the demands
by | Friday, July 07, 2017

Qatar continues with negative response to the demands

Those demands include shutting down the Al Jazeera TV channel, curtailing Qatar's support for the Muslim Brotherhood, closing a Turkish military base in Qatar and downgrading ties with Iran. Saudi Arabia ...More..

Merkel stands by suggestion Europe can't rely fully on US
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

Merkel stands by suggestion Europe can't rely fully on US

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Berlin can no longer rely on the United States when it comes to the UN, the Middle East, or European security . The BRICS leaders' informal meet will at least ensure the ...More..

Fireworks likely cause of Magnolia house fire
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

Fireworks likely cause of Magnolia house fire

Eyewitness News rode along with Clovis Fire and Police in an undercover van to look for people shooting off illegal fireworks. At another illegal fireworks investigation one firefighter told us bottles were bei...More..

by | Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Qatar crisis: Saudi bloc extends deadline by 48 hours

Kuwait reportedly requested that the four countries grant the Gulf state a two-day extension but did not mention anything related to where Qatar stands regarding the demands. "We did not stick to the state...More..

Injuries reported after vehicle strikes pedestrians in Boston
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Injuries reported after vehicle strikes pedestrians in Boston

His cab has been seized by investigators, and the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and Crimes Scene Services Section are assisting with the investigation. There were serious injuries i...More..

Tamil Nadu Theatre Owners on Indefinite Strike over New Taxes Under GST
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Tamil Nadu Theatre Owners on Indefinite Strike over New Taxes Under GST

FCC president Abirami Ramanathan said that all the movie halls will remain closed indefinitely till the government clarifies on the tax burden on theatre owners under GST. "If we screen movies, we have to pay...More..

It's not easy making America great again, is it?
by | Monday, July 03, 2017

It's not easy making America great again, is it?

By this week's end, he wants to nail down changes that would assure the bill's passage after Congress' weeklong July 4 recess. "If Republican senators are unable to pass what they are working on now, they sho...More..

Showers and a heavy t-storm around through this evening
by | Sunday, July 02, 2017

Showers and a heavy t-storm around through this evening

Expect mostly sunny skies for the start of your weekend with temperatures reaching into the mid 80s. Friday night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Monday . A 30 percent chance of showers and thunde...More..

by | Sunday, July 02, 2017

Goods and Services Tax

Jaitley also said India will not face a situation like other countries where the GST like taxes have been rolled out and seen higher inflation. "As the nation celebrate the birth of a historic GST, which is...More..

Texas Supreme Court throws out same-sex marriage ruling
by | Saturday, July 01, 2017

Texas Supreme Court throws out same-sex marriage ruling

Because that differential treatment infringes Obergefell's commitment to provide same-sex couples "the constellation of benefits that the States have linked to marriage", we reverse the state court's judgment...More..

Cessna 310 Crashes on LA Freeway
by | Saturday, July 01, 2017

Cessna 310 Crashes on LA Freeway

They show the plane in flames, emergency teams rushing to the scene, and the plane's passengers after they were evacuated. The Cessna 310 aircraft crash-landed just after 9:30 a.m. According to records, the l...More..

Chicago Police and Federal Agents to Team Up on Gun Violence
by | Saturday, July 01, 2017

Chicago Police and Federal Agents to Team Up on Gun Violence

But on Thursday, 20 agents with the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were sent to Chicago to bolster the staff of 120 already in the city, according to the Chicago Sun Times . Johnson sai...More..