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The GOP Full-Court, Post-Lunch Press on Health Care

The GOP Full-Court, Post-Lunch Press on Health Care The Republicans' seven-year mission to overturn the law is in disarray. It has been brought up by the Republican leadership as an alternative to the stalled Better Care Reconciliation Act , a GOP plan created to repeal and replace the Obamacare . [Full Article...]

Kate Middleton's Pearl Bracelet Looks Strikingly Similar Princess Diana's

Kate Middleton's Pearl Bracelet Looks Strikingly Similar Princess Diana's Meanwhile, Prince William looked regal in navy slacks, a white crisp button-up and a lighter shade of blue blazer. It's pretty safe to say that a 4-year-old like George would rather stay home and play with his toys or enjoy and afternoon at the park with his nanny than travel with his parents. [Full Article...]

Polish Senate Votes for Judicial Changes

Polish Senate Votes for Judicial Changes The proposed changes to the judicial system had been harshly criticised by Opposition parties, pro-democracy activists and the European Union (EU). Thousands of people protested against the reform on the streets of Warsaw and other Polish cities last week. [Full Article...]

'India should not leave things to luck,' China says on Doklam

'India should not leave things to luck,' China says on Doklam It added that it would continue to increase focused deployments in the region. The latest warning comes just a few days after Liu Youfa , former Chinese Consul General in Mumbai, had said Indian troops deployed at the Doklam have three options: pull out voluntarily, be captured or be killed "should the border dispute escalates". [Full Article...]

Attorney General Sessions brushes off Trump criticism

Attorney General Sessions brushes off Trump criticism President Trump was furious at Sessions for bowing out of the investigation, and remains so; he told the New York Times on Wednesday that he would not have appointed Sessions as Attorney General if he had anticipated the recusal. Pruitt was attorney general of Oklahoma before getting the EPA job. Several people close to Trump — including his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr , who has also been e... [Full Article...]

Lagos LG election: APC in clean sweep

Lagos LG election: APC in clean sweep Lagos lawmaker, Segun Olulade has said that Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode had surpassed the expectations of many with his achievements so far in the state. In Agboyi-Ketu LCDA, APC got 10,701 votes, while PDP got 1,759 votes. In a statement issued by the State's Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, the Government also reiterated the call for a peaceful and orderly conduct by th... [Full Article...]

'US sailors likely at fault in cargo ship collision'

'US sailors likely at fault in cargo ship collision' The Navy reportedly faults the crew of a US warship for not preventing a deadly collision off the coast of Japan last month. Defense officials told CNN and Reuters that the early results of the investigation show that the Fitzgerald was at fault, and that a loss of situational awareness was a primary factor in the collision. [Full Article...]

Abbas: Palestinians will not accept metal detectors in al-Aqsa

Abbas: Palestinians will not accept metal detectors in al-Aqsa In a statement released on Saturday, the Middle East Quartet - Russia, the USA, the European Union and the United Nations - expressed concerns over the escalating tensions. The site, revered by Jews as the holiest site, has been the focal point of repeated Israeli-Palestinian tensions and clashes for the past decades since Israel took over East Jerusalem in the 1967 War. [Full Article...]

Partly sunny morning holds chances for possible afternoon showers

Partly sunny morning holds chances for possible afternoon showers A somewhat subjective rating of the day's weather, on a scale of 0 to 10 . Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Winds: SW 10-15 miles per hour. Today . Partly cloudy. Showers and storms possbile. Chance of precipitation is 80%. The amount of precipitable water in this morning's Bellemont sounding at the National Weather Service is slightly above normal. [Full Article...]

Kabul vehicle bombing kills 24

The neighbourhood in which Monday's bomb detonated is home to many Shiite Hazaras, a persecuted ethnic minority who have been targeted many times in the past. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danesh said that 12 people had been confirmed dead, and that he expected the toll to rise. Protests and deadly street clashes hit the Afghan capital in the wake of the May attack as people incensed by secu... [Full Article...]

Snooty, world's oldest manatee in captivity, dies in 'heartbreaking accident'

Snooty, world's oldest manatee in captivity, dies in 'heartbreaking accident' The other three manatees undergoing rehabilitation in Snooty's habitat - Randall, Baca and Gale - are all fine. "Our initial investigation indicates that Snooty's death was a heartbreaking accident and we're all quite devastated about his passing", said Brynne Anne Besio, the museum's CEO, in a statement. [Full Article...]

Anthony Scaramucci: President Trump Is 'Thinking About Pardoning Nobody'

Supreme Court. "All I'm doing by deleting the tweets is sending a message", The Mooch explains, apparently trying his best to not have to talk about the op-ed. "I want to be there to help aid and abet his agenda", he said. "Will make a great President". In March 2015, Scaramucci criticized Putin this way: "tyrants usually can't get out of their own way", and sharing an opinion article that ... [Full Article...]

Trump's lawyer says they never discussed pardons

Trump's lawyer says they never discussed pardons Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., also said they are negotiating with Trump Jr. and Manafort about possibly turning over documents. The Trump administration is now under investigation by both Congress and the FBI over his presidential campaign's possible ties to Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Trump Jr. meeting relevant to Russia probe: US special counsel Mueller

Trump Jr. meeting relevant to Russia probe: US special counsel Mueller The Post reported Friday night that Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak was previously picked up in US intelligence intercepts telling his Russian colleagues that he talked with Sessions twice past year about the campaign. "The President's lawyers are cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller on behalf of the President", Dowd added. While Trump has assailed the probes as a par... [Full Article...]

Chris Johnson's Forecast | Steam gives way to storm chances

Chris Johnson's Forecast | Steam gives way to storm chances High temperatures with be cooler and only reach the upper 70s. The weather over western NC is still being controlled by a ridge of high pressure at the surface and aloft. Highs will be in the 80s and 90s. A few storms could become strong to severe, with damaging winds the primary threat along with risky lightning. We do expect watches and warning this afternoon, so stay with abc27 for more updat... [Full Article...]

United States appoints Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary

United States appoints Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary Scaramucci , 53, now serves as the senior vice president and chief strategy officer at the Export-Import Bank. On a Fox News in August 2015, Scaramucci called Trump a "hack politician" who used "divisive" language. This is why amateurs shouldn't be working as the President's communications director . Later in the morning, Trump responded to reports that the White House won't "rule ... [Full Article...]

Erdogan calls for swift end to Gulf dispute

Erdogan calls for swift end to Gulf dispute He is due to travel to Qatar on Monday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday arrived in the Saudi city of Jeddah on the first leg of his Gulf tour that will also include Kuwait and Qatar, aimed at defusing the stand-off between Qatar and its Arab neighbours. [Full Article...]

Repealing Obamacare without replacement would see 32m lose health insurance - CBO

Repealing Obamacare without replacement would see 32m lose health insurance - CBO On Wednesday, the Senate unveiled a bill that would do that, but would delay its implementation by two years to give lawmakers time to devise a replacement plan. The GOP-proposed bill would also reduce the federal deficit by 473 billion USA dollars from 2016 through 2026, according to the report . The net result would be $473 billion in savings to the federal government. [Full Article...]

2 girls among group rescued at NC coast after boat overturns

2 girls among group rescued at NC coast after boat overturns The rowers, who are believed to have left Canada recently, were rescued off the Cork coast this afternoon, July 21. Valentia tasked the Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 117 and the Air Corps Casa plane to go to the scene. The Coast Guard said the quick beacon alert "highlights that if you can raise the alarm and stay afloat , then you stand a very good chance of being rescued". [Full Article...]

Israeli embassy in Jordan hit by deadly attack

Police said the two Jordanians had gone into the building to carry out "carpentry work". The heavily protected embassy is located in the Rabiyeh neighbourhood, an affluent part of Amman. Israel shut off the mosque compound on July 14 after Arab Israelis attacked and killed two police officers nearby. Israel has also installed security cameras at the contested shrine. [Full Article...]


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