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Collins opposes Obamacare repeal bill despite last-minute changes aimed at Maine

Collins opposes Obamacare repeal bill despite last-minute changes aimed at Maine Moderate Senate Republicans have joined John McCain of Arizona and Rand Paul of Kentucky in rejecting the bill. "The fact that a new version of this bill was released the very week we are supposed to vote compounds the problem". Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has until september 30 to bring a bill to the floor that can pass under the budgetary tool known as reconciliation , which allow... [Full Article...]

Trump Mocked for Repeatedly Referring to Spanish Prime Minister as 'Mr

Trump Mocked for Repeatedly Referring to Spanish Prime Minister as 'Mr State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert recently said the USA has no position on the referendum. The timing of Rajoy's visit suggests Spain was hoping to get Trump to endorse their moves against Catalonia , at a time when many European Union nations are trying to avoid public comment on the matter. [Full Article...]

Trump to Visit Puerto Rico Next Week

Trump to Visit Puerto Rico Next Week Marc, who has been on his Full Circle Tour , recently joined his ex Jennifer Lopez in sending aid to the Island, and has now taken their plight higher up. Trump spoke in the White House Rose Garden after he received criticism from some USA lawmakers that the administration's response to Hurricane Maria has fallen short of its efforts in Texas and Florida after storms there. [Full Article...]

Roy Moore Wins Alabama Senate Runoff

Roy Moore Wins Alabama Senate Runoff Alabama Sen. Luther Strange has yet to appear at his election night party where several dozen of his supporters are gathering to watch early returns showing Strange trailing Roy Moore in a U.S. His former adviser, Sebastian Gorka, said the president did so "with great pressure from Mitch McConnell". Unusual was appointed to replace then-Sen. [Full Article...]

Suggestion US declared war on N. Korea is "absurd": White House

Suggestion US declared war on N. Korea is China accounts for about 90 per cent of North Korea's foreign trade and is under constant pressure from the USA and others to tighten the screws on its neighbor and former close Communist ally. A Pentagon spokesman, Army Col. Rob Manning, said Monday that the operation was conducted in global airspace and legally permissible. That's because Trump is the president of the United States and the comma... [Full Article...]

US Drug Enforcement Administration head resigns, saying Donald Trump disrespects law

US Drug Enforcement Administration head resigns, saying Donald Trump disrespects law In an email to his staff, Rosenberg said he was proud to have led the "remarkable agency". Rosenberg, who was appointed by President Barack Obama in 2015, is a career prosecutor. " We have an obligation to speak out when something is wrong ", he wrote in the email. A Justice Department spokesman declined to comment, and a White House spokeswoman did not return a message seeking comment. [Full Article...]

Pakistan's BAT tries to push intruders into J&K; attempt foiled

Pakistan's BAT tries to push intruders into J&K; attempt foiled The intruders were unable to cause any damage to the Indian side. The intruders were being given the support of mortar shelling so as to sneak them into the Indian side. The mutilation was roundly criticised as barbaric and Indian forces have kept a close eye for BAT squads. "Surgical strikes were a message that we wanted to communicate, and I think they understand that", General Rawat said. [Full Article...]

Palestinian kills 3 Israelis outside West Bank settlement

The police said the victims included a border police officer , Sgt. Solomon Gavria, 20, and two civilian security guards. " Mahmoud Abbas incites against Israel in the United Nations and a Palestinian terrorist kills three Israelis and wounds one", intelligence chief Israel Katz said. [Full Article...]

New Poll Finds Bipartisan Consensus Among Voters on Need for Tax Reform

New Poll Finds Bipartisan Consensus Among Voters on Need for Tax Reform Eric Proctor, D-Tulsa. Republicans are expected to release an outline of their tax plan on Wednesday, but some of the basic elements of the plan are reportedly still in flux. Vice President Pence is expected to hold events in MI and Wisconsin on Thursday to promote the tax plan with business leaders, with other Cabinet members and top administration officials fanning out the same day to talk a... [Full Article...]

Macron sets out ambitious blueprint for European Union reform including a joint budget

The outcome of the tussle between the EU's two dominant nations will be central to the eurozone's future. Merkel has given tentative backing for a small common budget, but the FDP is staunchly opposed to German taxpayers sending any more money overseas to support weaker members of the euro zone such as Greece or Italy. [Full Article...]

Iranian media say Barzani a fixer for West, Israel

Iranian media say Barzani a fixer for West, Israel In his first televised statement after the vote - parts of which were also released on KRG Presidency's official website, Barzani said the KRG had now entered "a new stage" following the majority of Yes votes in the illegitimate referendum . [Full Article...]

White House: Trump's National Football League fight is about 'honoring the flag'

White House: Trump's National Football League fight is about 'honoring the flag' Basketball legend LeBron James who tweeted over the weekend that "going to White House was a great honour until you showed up!" saying the protests are not about disrespect of the flag and the U.S. To that Sanders said, 'I think if this is the debate is really for them about police brutality, they should probably protest the officers on the field that are protecting them instead of the American ... [Full Article...]

North Korea says Trump has 'declared war'

North Korea says Trump has 'declared war' This says a lot about the fears that these people who are close to Trump are having, and Ring of Fire's Farron Cousins explains what this really means. warplanes in global airspace. A senior administration official said Monday that the US policy is not regime change. DPRK refers to the North's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. [Full Article...]

Here are the options for dealing with North Korea

Here are the options for dealing with North Korea The quake was detected in an area around Kilju, in northeastern North Korea, just 3.7 miles northwest of where the North conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3, according to an official from Seoul's Korea Meteorological Administration. [Full Article...]

Ken Livingstone: Labour MPs 'distorting' scale of anti-Semitism problem

Ken Livingstone: Labour MPs 'distorting' scale of anti-Semitism problem He added: "The Jewish Labour Movement has always been involved in the party for donkey's years and they should remain in the party for years to come as well". His colleague and PLP chair John Cryer described it as a "poison seeping" through the party in a panel discussion yesterday. The organisation is not affiliated with Labour officially, but James Marshall, a senior figure in the group, said ... [Full Article...]

USA sanctions 8 North Korean banks, 26 individuals

USA sanctions 8 North Korean banks, 26 individuals The North accuses the United States, which has 28,500 troops in South Korea (a legacy of the 1950-53 Korean war), of planning to invade and regularly threatens to destroy it and its Asian allies. The company has said in the past that it doesn't comment on individual accounts, but it has cited the importance of hearing from leaders in order to hold people accountable. [Full Article...]

U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean banks, executives

U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean banks, executives White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was responding to questions in this regard at her daily press conference. "No nation has the right to fire on other nations' aircraft or ships in global airspace or waters". Ri said Trump will "pay dearly" for his speech Tuesday. The foreign minister opened his brief remarks in Korean by saying that over the last few days, the U.N. [Full Article...]

United States flies mission north of DMZ, sends message to North Korea

United States flies mission north of DMZ, sends message to North Korea North Korea has been moving airplanes and boosting defences on its east coast after the United States dispatched B-1B bombers to the Korean peninsula over the weekend, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported on Tuesday, citing the country's spy agency. [Full Article...]

READ: Roger Stone Releases Statement Ahead Of House Intel Panel Testimony

READ: Roger Stone Releases Statement Ahead Of House Intel Panel Testimony He asks for apologies from Clinton, House Intelligence Committee vice chair Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) and other top Democrats for repeatedly tying him to the Russian Federation investigation in public appearances, amending his statement with news clippings documenting their comments. [Full Article...]

Trump warns of 'devastating' military option as North Korea moves jets

Trump warns of 'devastating' military option as North Korea moves jets TENS of thousands of North Koreans have taken to the streets to praise Kim Jong-un's chilling vow to "tame" US President Donald Trump "with fire". In 2013, North Korea declared its relations with South Korea , a close US ally, in a "state of war" after USA and global condemnation of a nuclear test explosion. [Full Article...]


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