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Donald Trump warns of slashing Obamacare subsidies

Donald Trump warns of slashing Obamacare subsidies The 80-year-old McCain , just diagnosed with brain cancer, had returned to the Capitol three days earlier to provide a vote that temporarily kept the measure alive, only to deliver the coup de grace Friday. They could, for instance, do more to encourage Health Savings Accounts, maybe using them to pay premiums or provide subsidies. Then there's the question of finding offsets to make up for that ... [Full Article...]

Trump ready to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill, Moscow retaliates

Trump ready to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill, Moscow retaliates The Senate voted decisively on Thursday to approve the new package of financial sanctions against Russia , Iran and North Korea two days after the House pushed the measure through by an overwhelming margin. election and for aggression in Ukraine. Both were veto-proof numbers. That was announcing that, in fact, Russian Federation was retaliating against these US sanctions and forcing the USA embas... [Full Article...]

Unregulated free movement would 'not keep faith' with Brexit

Unregulated free movement would 'not keep faith' with Brexit However, in an interview with the Sunday Times , Dr Fox claimed that he had "not been party to" any talks on such a period for freedom of movement. Dr Gerard Lyons warned the Chancellor to stop plotting for a three-year Brexit transition period so publically, saying "enough is enough". [Full Article...]

German Cable Car Collision Leaves Dozens Stranded In Mid-Air

German Cable Car Collision Leaves Dozens Stranded In Mid-Air One hundred passengers have been stranded above a river due to a cable auto accident on a sky-way in Germany. Witnesses report that fire crews are using a mobile crane to bring down the first round of people. Couple Martina and Hans-Peter Rieger, the first to be rescued, told the Guardian that they were on a cable vehicle ride to celebrate their 41st wedding anniversary. [Full Article...]

Transgenders can continue serving the military for now, top U.S. general says

Transgenders can continue serving the military for now, top U.S. general says For example, it is questionable - to say the least - that because a person may feel he or she is a different gender than what is contained on their birth certificate that American taxpayers should have to pay for any medical procedure that serves no objective other than helping a person correspond to whichever sex they feel they indeed are. [Full Article...]

Barca beat Real Madrid in Florida

Barca beat Real Madrid in Florida Barcelona were dominant and Ivan Rakitic doubled their lead with a powerful drive when Suarez helped force Neymar's low cross to the Croatian midfielder on the edge of the box. He will be partnering with his teammates Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez . More chances followed as Neymar rounded Keylor but failed to hit the target, before Cillessen kept out close-range efforts from Marcelo a... [Full Article...]

Rockies push for the playoffs, pick up Jonathan Lucroy from Texas

Rockies push for the playoffs, pick up Jonathan Lucroy from Texas It's in this that the team has placed multiple veterans on the trade block. Start with this: Lucroy has always been one of the better defensive catchers in baseball, and his track record of pitch framing is exceptional. Coors Field is a hitter friendly ballpark. Even though Lucroy is having a down year offensively, it was just a year ago that he finished the year with 143 hits and 81 runs batted i... [Full Article...]

John Cena Advertised for "Monday Night Raw" Pay Per View

John Cena Advertised for Randy Orton and Shinsuke Nakamura defeated WWE World Champion Jinder Mahal and Dolph Ziggler . On the other hand, the other three participants in the Fatal 4-Way desperately need mainstream legitimacy, and holding the Universal Championship would assist in that pursuit. [Full Article...]

Because there just isn't enough police brutality out there right now

Because there just isn't enough police brutality out there right now Mr. Trump also vowed in his speech to support law enforcement officers by ensuring his administration makes surplus military equipment available to police. "GPD rejects these remarks and continues to serve with respect", tweeted Gainesville Police Department in Florida. But it didn't stop in NY. "There isn't another politician out there today who empathizes more with our members than the pre... [Full Article...]

Estonian PM meets with US VP on EU-US cooperation

Estonian PM meets with US VP on EU-US cooperation Pence arrived here earlier in the afternoon for a two-day visit, which will also take him to Georgia and Montenegro. US Vice President Mike Pence has raised the possibility of deploying the Patriot anti-missile defence system in Estonia, one of three NATO Baltic states anxious by Russian expansionism, Prime Minister Juri Ratas said. [Full Article...]

Van strikes diners on LA sidewalk, 8 injured

Van strikes diners on LA sidewalk, 8 injured The impact sent one auto into the sidewalk, he added, striking a group of people dining in a restaurant patio. Courtney Crump said several victims were pinned under the van and that one man had severe head injuries. A 44-year-old man was in critical condition, the fire department said. Video footage from a news helicopter show a white van coming to rest on the sidewalk. [Full Article...]

US Senate passes Russian Federation sanctions, sends bill to President Trump

US Senate passes Russian Federation sanctions, sends bill to President Trump It is the first major foreign policy legislation approved by Congress under Trump , who has struggled to advance his domestic agenda despite Republicans controlling the Senate and House of Representatives. Trump has yet to sign off on the package. President Donald Trump has reviewed the final version of Russian Federation sanctions legislation and plans to sign it, the White House announced... [Full Article...]

USA envoy to United Nations expresses frustration at China

USA envoy to United Nations expresses frustration at China In an earlier tweet, she pressed China to "act" and Japan and South Korea to increase "pressure", stressing that the North Korean issue requires an global solution. General Terrence J. O'Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces commander, said in a statement: "Diplomacy remains the lead; however, we have a responsibility to our allies and our nation to showcase our unwavering commitment while planning for ... [Full Article...]

Police raids 'disrupt' terror plot to target aircraft: Aus PM

Police raids 'disrupt' terror plot to target aircraft: Aus PM A magistrate granted on Sunday Australian Federal Police an additional period of detention, which can last up to seven days, to hold the men while a complex investigation continues. The increased security presence caused minor delays for some air transport operators on Sunday and authorities warned travelers to prepare for potentially more significant disruptions as traffic picked up during th... [Full Article...]

Trump blasts Senate rules, threatens to end subsidies to health insurance companies

Trump blasts Senate rules, threatens to end subsidies to health insurance companies Obamacare lives, which means hundreds of thousands of Americans get to as well. Republicans were trying to repeal Obamacare through a parliamentary procedure called budget reconciliation, which lets budget changes be passed with just 51 votes, but not regulatory changes. [Full Article...]

He's fired: Reince Priebus out as White House chief of staff

He's fired: Reince Priebus out as White House chief of staff After Air Force One landed at Joint Base Andrews from New York, Priebus, Trump senior policy adviser Stephen Miller and social media director Dan Scavino got into one SUV in the president's motorcade, according to the report. After frequent conversations with Kelly, Trump recently warmed up to the idea of naming Kelly chief of staff to more effectively manage personnel and offered it to him earlie... [Full Article...]

Mulvaney: No Other Votes Until Senate Votes Again on Healthcare

Mulvaney: No Other Votes Until Senate Votes Again on Healthcare On Saturday afternoon, less than 48 hours after the GOP Senate's "skinny repeal" bill failed in a dramatic floor vote, Trump tweeted that Republicans would be "total quitters" to give up on health care now. But even Republicans want Congress to move on to other issues. Mulvaney reiterated Trump's Saturday tweets saying that Obamacare is hurting Americans and he intends to threaten the... [Full Article...]

Phoenix infant dies in hot vehicle, second such death in two days

Phoenix infant dies in hot vehicle, second such death in two days The National Weather Service had the temperature in Phoenix at 99 degrees at 2:40 p.m. - In just two days, another baby was found dead in a hot vehicle in Phoenix, this time near 28th Street and Broadway. Phoenix PD will conduct a death investigation. According to NoHeatStroke.org's research, the ambient temperature of a auto can reach 19 degrees above the ambient temperature in less than 10 m... [Full Article...]

Pakistan PM Ousted, Younger Brother Will Take Position

Pakistan PM Ousted, Younger Brother Will Take Position He has steadfastly refused to turn approver against Nawaz Sharif in the corruption cases which reinforced the confidence of senior leadership reposed in him. He has also represented Pakistan at several worldwide forums including the United Nations, where his views and speaking prowess were appreciated. If Nawaz Sharif selects his brother to succeed him, Shahbaz Sharif would first have to win a... [Full Article...]

Conviction upheld for Israeli soldier in killing of Palestinian

Conviction upheld for Israeli soldier in killing of Palestinian Azaria was filmed shooting Abdel Fattah Sharif in the head in the West Bank city of Hebron in 2015 by an activist with human rights group B'Tselem, opening a fissure in Israeli government and society between those who demanded an investigation and the soldier's supporters. [Full Article...]


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