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Planned Parenthood May Have Just Been Saved By This Obscure Senate Rule

Planned Parenthood May Have Just Been Saved By This Obscure Senate Rule Key components of the GOP repeal-and-replace bill can not be passed under special reconciliation rules reserved for votes on budget measures. Key parts of the bill - including a plan to defund Planned Parenthood , restricting federal tax credits from being used for abortions , and a provision that would make people wait six months for health insurance if they have a lapse in coverage - all req... [Full Article...]

Trump Looks Into Pardons As Way Around Russian Investigation

Trump Looks Into Pardons As Way Around Russian Investigation Here's what we learned Thursday night. That's something Trump is at least casually exploring, according to the Post's reporting. None has been convicted of being a traitor, conspirator or obstructor of justice. The Times also reported last night that Deutsche Bank says Mueller is asking for information about those loans that Trump still owes. Given that pardons from the President could d... [Full Article...]

Taliban overrun 2 districts in as many days

Taliban overrun 2 districts in as many days Moseni said the Taliban launched four assaults on Ghor's Taywara district headquarters early Sunday and "we had no choice but to retreat". In the neighbouring Maywand district, Afghan Special Forces targeted a Taliban's hideout, killing six militants, including a Taliban shadow district governor named Maiwand Khan, the police spokesman added. [Full Article...]

Trump's attempt to strong-arm senators won't work

Trump's attempt to strong-arm senators won't work The number of uninsured would reach 15 million by 2018 before climbing further. With Sen. John McCain , R-Ariz., absent after being diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor, Senate Republicans have an even more hard path to rounding up the 50 votes needed to pass a bill . [Full Article...]

Trump Reassures Twitter He Has "Complete Power To Pardon" Anyone (Including Himself)

Trump Reassures Twitter He Has A Democratic Party spokesman has called the reports "extremely disturbing". In his remarks, Trump made no mention of the Russian Federation controversy, focusing his speech on the need for more robust USA military spending. Gen. During his confirmation hearing earlier this year, Mr Sessions said he had no contact with Russians during the election campaign. During his campaign, Donald Tr... [Full Article...]

Tsunami fears in Kos as tremors strike again

Tsunami fears in Kos as tremors strike again The aftershocks forced terrified locals and tourists to gather in the middle of the town's main square, as far away as possible from crumbling buildings. "The loss assessment after the quake found that in the Bodrum district of Mugla, three abandoned buildings have collapsed and 32 buildings were heavily damaged", Binali Yildirim told a press conference at Dalaman Airport in Mugla province, in Tur... [Full Article...]

Turkey's president becomes latest leader to mediate the Gulf standoff

Turkey's president becomes latest leader to mediate the Gulf standoff Egypt , Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the UAE announced about breaking their diplomatic relations with Qatar June 5, accusing Doha of supporting terrorist organizations and destabilizing the situation in the Middle East. "They have indicated that the sovereignty and dignity of all five countries most be preserved", Tillerson said. As a result of the he-said/she-said, Qatar has been blockaded... [Full Article...]

Zeliang inducts 10 Ministers; crisis in NPF continues

Zeliang inducts 10 Ministers; crisis in NPF continues Zeliang is expected to induct some legislators as Parliamentary Secretaries on Monday besides allocating the portfolios of the cabinet ministers. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of an official function in Raj Bhavan Kohima , Lhoungu said the information was out in public domain as the media releases of the NPF were being circulated in the social media and have also appeared in the newspap... [Full Article...]

Carmakers 'colluded on technology for years'

Carmakers 'colluded on technology for years' The update should improve the environmental friendliness of cars in real world conditions, say representatives of Audi. On Friday, a group of vehicle manufacturers came to a consensus that they would effectively eat the cost of deploying a software fix in order to avoid an all-out diesel ban in many German cities. [Full Article...]

Pentagon Withholds $50 Million in Pakistan Military Aid

Pentagon Withholds $50 Million in Pakistan Military Aid President Donald Trump indicated Thursday that White House and Pentagon officials have yet to complete their review of the military strategy to break the stalemate in the almost 16-year-old war in Afghanistan . The decision comes as President Donald Trump's administration is exploring its approach toward Pakistan in developing a regional policy aimed at fighting Taliban militants and Islamic ... [Full Article...]

Trump US President legal team gets shake-up as investigation deepens

Trump US President legal team gets shake-up as investigation deepens Now that Sessions is out of the picture to help Trump escape the mess caused by his campaign team's apparent collusion with Russian Federation, the president is exploring other legal options to extricate his campaign staff and family, including pardoning himself , a New York Daily News report said. [Full Article...]

Watch Team Trump deny any collusion with the Russians

Watch Team Trump deny any collusion with the Russians The senators said last week they would issue subpoenas if the witnesses did not produce the required documents. "Let me be clear, I never had meetings with Russian operatives or Russian intermediaries about the Trump campaign", he said at the time. [Full Article...]

The Open: Jordan Spieth leads by three shots after 54-holes

History awaits. Spieth, who turns 24 next week, could join Jack Nicklaus as the only players to win three legs of a Grand Slam at age 23. "I was just so in the zone of playing, hole after hole". "To be in after two days and be under-par for this championship after the way I started, I'm ecstatic with that", McIlroy said. Kuchar's big lapses came on the 16th when he drove into a pot bunker, cou... [Full Article...]

Trump attacks 'intelligence leaks' over claim key official discussed policy with Russians

Trump attacks 'intelligence leaks' over claim key official discussed policy with Russians In a blockbuster story, the Washington Post reports that Sergey Kislyak, the Russian Ambassador to the United States, told his superiors that he had detailed conversations with Attorney General Jeff Sessions about Russia policy during the runup to the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

Trump's short-sighted decision to stop supporting Syrian rebels

Trump's short-sighted decision to stop supporting Syrian rebels The Syrian military made the announcement after Russian Federation, its chief backer, said it had reached an agreement with rebels to reduce fighting and bring in humanitarian goods to eastern Ghouta, a rebel-held enclave east of the capital Damascus. [Full Article...]

Trump's top spin doctor Sean Spicer quits White House role

Trump's top spin doctor Sean Spicer quits White House role Scaramucci added, " President Trump has accomplished an incredible amount in a short period of time , and I am proud to join his Administration as he continues to deliver for the American people". "He brings it up every 15 seconds, OK?" I was an inexperienced person in the world of politics. Scaramucci said to laughter, referring to the president. [Full Article...]

Oklahoman at the British Open - Day 2

Kuchar is looking to continue the run of first-time winners of major championships that reached seven when Brooks Koepka won the U.S. Open , and he knows he is quickly reaching the top of the list of players without one of the big four on their resume. [Full Article...]

SSP Group PLC (SSPG) Now Covered by Analysts at Liberum Capital

SSP Group PLC (SSPG) Now Covered by Analysts at Liberum Capital FinnCap's price objective points to a potential upside of 23.08% from the company's current price. A number of other brokerages have also commented on HTG . The original version of this news story can be read at https://www.thestockobserver.com/2017/07/22/bae-systems-plc-lonba-given-neutral-rating-at-credit-suisse-group-updated.html. [Full Article...]

Republican anti-Donald Trump group launches new Vladimir Putin ad

Republican anti-Donald Trump group launches new Vladimir Putin ad The White House confirms the conversation took place. But Trump's willingness to meet with Putin without even an American interpreter present was at best a sign that he hasn't mastered some of the most basic elements of his job; whatever happened in that meeting, the impossibility of knowing what was said there will further diminish the President's ability to lead the country. [Full Article...]

Congress Defies Trump by Agreeing to New Sanctions Against Russia

Congress Defies Trump by Agreeing to New Sanctions Against Russia The U.S. House and Senate have reached a deal on sanctions for Russia , Iran and North Korea . The White House had objected to a key section of the bill that would mandate a congressional review if Trump attempted to ease or end the sanctions against Moscow. [Full Article...]


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