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Author: 0 Obama: 'Fundamental Meanness At The Core' Of GOP Health Care Bills

That would lead to tough decisions for state policymakers, involving "reduction of rates to providers, reduction of the population that you're going to cover with Medicaid , or it's going to reduce their benefits", said Lueck. "There are provisions in this draft that represent an improvement to our current healthcare system but it does not appear this draft as written will accomplish the most important promise that we made to Americans: to repeal Obamacare and lower their healthcare ...

Author: 0 China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on N. Korea

Tuesday's flights by B-1Bs came shortly after the death of a US college student who was recently released by North Korea in a coma following more than 17 months of captivity. Trump mentioned the death of Otto Warmbier at the event. In the wake of the news of Otto Warmbier's death, Young Pioneer Tours , the travel company that brought Warmbier to North Korea, announced it would no longer be bringing Americans to North Korea.

Global Media United Kingdom police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges
Author: 0 United Kingdom police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges

Police believe the suspect acted alone and searches were being conducted at a residential address in the Welsh capital. Egypt's Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the attack that targeted Muslims praying in a mosque in Finsbury Park , in north London, early on Monday, resulting in the death of one, while 11 were injured.

Author: 0 Final farewell for US student detained by North Korea

Trump's tweet about China took some advisers by surprise. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Monday that Washington holds North Korea "accountable" for Warmbier's fate, and demanded the release of three other Americans held by North Korea.

Author: 0 Tower fire began in fridge, cladding was unsafe

A fire that engulfed a London apartment block, killing at least 79 people earlier this month, started in a fridge freezer, police in the United Kingdom city said Friday. "We are working with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy who are talking to the manufacturer of the fridge freezer". Nevertheless, the manufacturer was doing further tests, while the United Kingdom government ordered an immediate technical examination of the model.

Author: 0 Macron party claims parliamentary victory

The Socialists and other center-left candidates took only 9.5 percent of the vote and are likely to take 15-25 seats, down from their majority of 292 in the last parliament, according to Kantar Public-onepoint. But the vote was marked by record low turnout of 49 percent, possibly reflecting fatalism among Macron's opponents in the face of his seemingly unstoppable advance, experts said.

Global Media Turkey warns on Syrian Kurdish militia, welcomes US weapons pledge
Author: 0 Turkey warns on Syrian Kurdish militia, welcomes US weapons pledge

Mattis also stressed that weapons provided to the YPG militants will be taken back after the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is defeated. "We have worked with them closely in that arena and they have done a very good job". The BBC reported Friday that the YPG and allied SDF members have reached "the edge of the old city" of Raqqa and must now take extra precautions as they begin to sweep block by block of the city.

Author: 0 Mourners Remember Otto Warmbier At Hometown Funeral

Moon's remarks on CBS's "This Morning" program came the day after the death of Otto Warmbier , the 22-year-old American student who had been held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months. Assistant Secretary of State Susan Thornton said US officials are "going to give the DPRK/North Korea issue top priority in our discussions, aiming to advance concrete cooperation with China towards a peaceful resolution of the nuclear and missile threat from North Korea".

Author: 0 Otto Warmbier's hometown prepares for his funeral

Katherine Dettwyler, an adjunct professor in the school's anthropology department, made her statement about Warmbier on Facebook and in the comments section of an article about the late college student on the website of conservative magazine, the National Review.

Global Media USA warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky
Author: 0 USA warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

It was the first time the U.S. military had downed a Syrian aircraft since the civil war began in the country in 2011. Meanwhile, the US-led coalition shut down on Tuesday an Iranian-made drone operated by regime forces, in the second such incident after coalition also shut down on June 8 a pro-regime drone.

Author: 0 Trump Suggests His 'Tapes' Threat Influenced Comey's Testimony

President Donald Trump nominates Judge Neil Gorsuch as the new justice for the Supreme Court in Washington D.C., the United States , on January 31, 2017. However, Trump went on to claim that Mueller and Comey were "very, very good friends", and described the alleged relationship as " very bothersome ".

Author: 0 Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze

One shirt bearing the London Ambulance Service logo said: "We refuse to forget you". 'In addition, we will visit all premises identified to check the fire safety of the building and make sure that in the event of a fire, firefighting facilities are all in place.

Author: 0 Whirlpool fridge started London tower block fire that killed 79

Police and fire services attempted to evacuate the concrete block and said "a number of people are being treated for a range of injuries", including at least two for smoke inhalation. Towers in Camden, Manchester and Plymouth are among the at-risk buildings, Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid said in a letter to MPs.

Author: 0 US Air Force shot down Syrian combat drone in southern Syria

This is not the first time the USA -led coalition shut down a regime drone. Coalition troops were working in the area alongside local forces who are being trained to fight ISIL. "We are here to fight ISIS as a coalition, but if others want to fight ISIS and defeat them, then we absolutely have no problem with that". But for now, they have stopped operations over Syria , "as a precautionary measure".

Global Media DUP and Conservatives 'making progress' on deal
Author: 0 DUP and Conservatives 'making progress' on deal

A DUP source told the Press Association that talks with Mrs May's Conservatives "haven't proceeded in a way that the DUP would have expected" and cautioned that the party "can't be taken for granted". "The talks have been taking place in a constructive way." said Damien Green, when asked about the possibility of a successful deal. 'On reaching such an agreement we will make sure that the details of that are made public so that people can see exactly what that is based on'.

Global Media Trump Tweets That He Did Not Tape Conversations With Comey
Author: 0 Trump Tweets That He Did Not Tape Conversations With Comey

The threat came just one day after details emerged in a New York Times article of a one-on-one meeting he had with Comey where he allegedly asked the FBI director to pledge his loyalty and lay off an investigation into disgraced ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Author: 0 Iran tells Riyadh to free Iranian fishermen, pay compensation for killing one

Still, he's suggesting the actions to pressure Qatar will remain economic and diplomatic. "For example, since mid-April till June 15th seventeen fishing boats belonging to the neighbour states have entered the waters of the Islamic Republic of Iran from the Sea of Oman and the Persian Gulf and they were all handed over to their countries in good faith; however, shooting at fishing boats is against the humanitarian and Islamic principles", the statement says.

Author: 0 Tensions rise after Syrian jet downed, missile attack

Ya'ari said that three of the missiles crashed in Iraq, one landed a few hundred meters away from its intended target, one landed somewhere in the Deir Ezzor region, and the crash site of of one missile is still unknown. Lawmakers in Iran have said that these firings are more than just a warning to terrorists - they are also an indication of Iran's dismissal of US Congress initiatives to tackle issues with Iran.

Global Media Indiana takes Leaf with 18th pick
Author: 0 Indiana takes Leaf with 18th pick

Leaf averaged 16.3 points and 8.2 rebounds per game in his only season for University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Leaf told ESPN that his father Brad, who played in Israel on a kibbutz team, gave him some advice on how to act in the NBA: "No.

Global Media Hate crime motive probed in Muslim teen's murder
Author: 0 Hate crime motive probed in Muslim teen's murder

On Sunday, a group of around 15 Muslim teenagers, including Hassanen, were walking and riding bikes to the All Dulles Area Muslim Society Mosque in Sterling at around 3:40 A.M. Many outside observers are skeptical of the police's conclusion, especially Muslims who say the case looks much like a hate crime. Later, a group of six friends from South Lakes High sang a mash-up of songs that they said reminded them of Nabra, including "How to Save a Life" and "One Call Away".

Author: 0 Trump says he didn't record conversations with ex-FBI chief Comey

In other comments in the full interview on Fox, which aired Friday morning, Trump reiterated how ineffective Democrats and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi have been at winning elections. After Comey's dismissal in the press, there were leaks with the assumption that Trump tried to put pressure on Comey and the investigations that he conducted.

Global Media Doctor: No Evidence To Support North Korea's Explanation For Comatose College Student
Author: 0 Doctor: No Evidence To Support North Korea's Explanation For Comatose College Student

Kelly Martin, Senior Director of Communications at University of Cincinnati Health, said that Otto was "in stable condition but received a severe neurological injury". They have our thanks for bringing Otto home. He was given a sleeping pill, they say, and he never woke up. The father of a United States university student repatriated in a coma this week after being held in North Korea for 17 months says his son was "brutalised and terrorised" in custody.

Global Media Global displacement hits record high due to war, persecution
Author: 0 Global displacement hits record high due to war, persecution

The total refugee population - people who fled their home countries - was about 22.5 million people , and almost half of those were children. About 22.5 million people are seeking safety across worldwide borders as refugees , which is the highest number recorded since the UNHCR's founding in 1950 following World War II.

Author: 0 North Korea tests rocket engine

And as officials said, North Korea only has six untested ICBM launchers which means even if the country makes several missiles or warheads, an ICBM missile will not work until the launcher is tested properly, a report said. US President Donald Trump has said he would like to solve the North Korea crisis diplomatically, but has previously warned that a "major, major conflict" is possible .

Author: 0 California mayor hopes local has winning ticket

The lump sum payout for the winning ticket would be US$279.1 million. The year began terribly for the family because Alberre's father was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis. The ticket was sold at a liquor store in Pawtucket. It was a switch that essentially traded lower odds for increased payouts, such as Saturday night's $448 million victor.

Author: 0 UK safety operation underway after London fire

She said all "complete bodies" had been removed and there was "a bad reality that we may not find or identify everyone who died due to the intense heat". Investigators will now try to determine whether the use of those materials was illegal, McCormack added. When speaking about the 79 people dead, presumed dead or missing, McCormack said: "I fear that there are more".

Global Media Offaly man caught up in Brussels terror attack
Author: 0 Offaly man caught up in Brussels terror attack

The Belgian government is determined to "face a terrorist situation in Europe and not only in Belgium head on, and not to let ourselves be intimidated", Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel told reporters after convening his security advisers.

Author: 0 Qatar opens channels with Oman ports amid Gulf crisis

Sharif is considered close to the royal families in both countries. Saudi Arabia even closed land border with Qatar. Qatar denies allegations it supports terrorism and has vowed to not give up its independent foreign policy . The leadership from Pakistan will to mediate and ease the diplomatic crisis between Saudi Arabia and Qatar. "Our top priority in Qatar is to end this unlawful blockade imposed against us", he said from the British capital, London.

Author: 0 Senate Backs Sanctions on Russian Federation over US Election Hacking

A senior administration official said the White House is unhappy with measures in the Senate bill created to limit Trump's ability to ease the sanctions without congressional approval. The bill passed to the House of Representatives, after which, if approved, it will be sent to the Head of the White House for signing. During the hearing Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex W.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn overtakes Theresa May in latest poll

At one stage Labour were 17 points behind the polls. As shown by the charts above, a decisive number of 18-24 year olds voted for Labour. Speaking at a Social Market Foundation event, Curtice said the party had seen a "tsunami of support" from young, middle-class, pro-Remain voices, which he credited to a combination of policies on student debt, housing and a more measured tone on Brexit .

Global Media Ending guessing game, Trump admits there are no Comey tapes
Author: 0 Ending guessing game, Trump admits there are no Comey tapes

The absence of recordings nearly certainly elevates in significance to investigators the notes made by Mr Comey right after his conversations with Mr Trump. Indeed, Comey could have said he did not recall telling the president that. Comey testified that he had told the president in multiple conversations he was not personally under federal investigation and said the president implored him to make that public.

Author: 0 Government health insurance markets holding up--barely

The company says it has filed a request with the federal government to begin selling plans in Travis, Williamson, Hays, Comal and Guadalupe counties during enrollment this fall. "There are some markets that are doing fine", he said, while others, particularly rural ones, could still be left without an insurer willing to offer coverage.

Global Media Philippines: Malaysian financier believed killed in siege
Author: 0 Philippines: Malaysian financier believed killed in siege

A neighbour, Marawi city councillor Khana-Anuar Marabur Jr., said the Mautes were "good people back then", before they started the current round of violence in Marawi . Lt. Colonel Jonna Dalaguit, the head doctor at a military hospital in the region, told CNN her facility had treated more than 340 wounded troops throughout the fighting.

Global Media Sekulow Hits Cable News Circuit Hard For Trump
Author: 0 Sekulow Hits Cable News Circuit Hard For Trump

However, Sekulow has said that the tweet was the President's response to a media article about the non- existent investigation, a direct critique of the lack of authentic sources for the news that was published . What has Trump himself said? Tweet or no tweet, the president is not under investigation, according to Sekulow. "It will be in the history books", Sekulow said.

Global Media Jose Mourinho denies evading tax
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho denies evading tax

Also previous year, Barcelona star Lionel Messi and father Jorge Horacio Messi were found guilty of tax fraud and given 21-month sentences, which will likely be suspended. Ronaldo's agency, Gestifute' released a statement last week regarding the allegations, saying "it is clear that the football player did not try to evade taxes ".

Author: 0 Presidential election on Jul 17 Oppn picks Meira Kumar

After the meeting Lalu Prasad of the RJD said he would meet Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and “appeal to him again to rethink” his partys decision to support the NDA nominee , which he called a “historic blunder”. "He too, despite his long years in UP politics, couldn't recall him", Pawar said. Daughter of former Deputy Prime Minister and prominent Dalit leader Jagjivan Ram , Meira Kumar is a 5-time MP and was the first woman Speaker of Lok Sabha from 2009 to 2014.

Author: 0 CPI urges BJD, JD(U) to back Meira Kumar for President

With the backing of parties outside the alliance like TRS (2 per cent), AIADMK (5.39 per cent), YSR Congress (1.53 per cent) and Biju Janata Dal (2.99 per cent), the NDA's support will reach almost 63 per cent. On the other hand, CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury is in talks with the Congress and non-NDA parties to know their opinion about Prakash Ambedkar .

Global Media Milwaukee officer is acquitted in killing of Sylville Smith
Author: 0 Milwaukee officer is acquitted in killing of Sylville Smith

A jury on Wednesday found former Milwaukee police officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown not guilty of first-degree reckless homicide for the killing of Sylville Smith last summer. Smith's shooting triggered several nights of violence in Milwaukee's Sherman Park neighborhood. Heaggan-Brown was sacked from the police force in October after being charged with sexual assault in an unrelated case.

Global Media Toilet charity gets Indian village to take on Trump name
Author: 0 Toilet charity gets Indian village to take on Trump name

Over the last three years, the Prime Minister has implemented an agenda of vigorous commercial diplomacy with the United States , engaging directly with business leaders, along with President Obama and his administration. Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar is set to meet US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's arrival here for a summit meeting with President Donald Trump.

Author: 0 Seattle police kill woman that family says was pregnant

Lyles was shot and killed by police on Sunday after police say she came at them armed with a knife. Typically, that would be a one-officer call, but there was some information in the system, officers had dealt with this particular unit, this particular caller just recently.

Global Media Islamic militants take hostages at Philippine school: army
Author: 0 Islamic militants take hostages at Philippine school: army

Members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) were engaged in a gun battle with the military, Chief Inspector Realan Mamon , the police chief of Pigcawayan town, said in a radio interview. The school that was attacked this morning is on the same island as Marawi, is as much as 190 kilometres away. Unconfirmed reports said at least eight civilians had died, and that some pupils were taken as hostages.

Author: 0 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutors

Mourinho is accused of using a corporate structure "in order to make physically opaque benefits from their image rights". The claims against Mourinho come amid a lengthening list of tax fraud cases involving football players in Spain. Real Madrid and Man United are not directly involved. He is under official investigation and will have to appear in the Pozuelo de Alarcon court No.

Author: 0 South Korean leader observes missile test

The Friday test-launch of the Hyunmoo-2 missile marked the fourth successful one. North Korean missile tests present a hard challenge for Moon. South Korean President Moon Jae-in, second from right, watches a. While adding pressure upon the North, however, President Moon also spoke of the necessity of communications with the reclusive regime. "Resumption of dialogue with North Korea may need to be pursued in close cooperation and consultation with the United States, but South Korea does ...

Author: 0 Tests reveal combustible cladding on three other towers

Manslaughter charge is among the offences that will be considered in the Grenfell Tower investigation, the police said. A safety alert has been issued by the Government after a Hotpoint fridge-freezer was identified as the cause of the Grenfell Tower fire .

Author: 0 London high-rise fire caused by faulty freezer; manslaughter charges being considered

The government has ordered an immediate examination of the refrigerator model that started the blaze. Consumers, who believe they may own a Hotpoint fridge freezer model number FF175BP (white) or FF175BG (grey), should call Whirlpool Corporation's freephone hotline or log on the net to register their details for further updates.

Author: 0 AG Becerra adds 4 states to CA travel-ban list

Democratic Attorney General Xavier Becerra added Texas , Alabama , South Dakota and Kentucky to the list of places where state employee travel is restricted. California's law gained attention after North Carolina enacted its so-called "bathroom bill," which prevented local governments from adopting anti-discrimination ordinances and required that people using bathrooms in public buildings choose the restroom that corresponds to their gender at birth.

Global Media Led coalition downs Iran-made drone in Syria
Author: 0 Led coalition downs Iran-made drone in Syria

A USA official in the Middle East called the move a "temporary measure", when reached by Fox News. The incident - the first of its kind since the US started fighting ISIS in Syria in 2014 - prompted Russian Federation to issue a threat to coalition aircraft flying west of the River Euphrates that they "will be considered air targets".

Global Media BJP man held for printing fake currencies
Author: 0 BJP man held for printing fake currencies

The arrested has been identified as BJP leader Rakesh and his brother Rajesh. Counterfeit notes of denomination of Rs 2,000, Rs 500, Rs 50 and Rs 20 were recovered from his house by the police during Operation Kubera, a routine raid on private money institutions to check loan sharks.

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