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Author: 0 White House says hopeful healthcare reform to be completed by August

CNN said it "equated press briefings to a Supreme Court argument - an on-the-record event at which cameras are banned". Sketches are also common in courtroom trials. The White House has said they remain willing to respond to reporter emails or in background briefings with officials, The Hill reported. But the Trump White House has been cutting back on the frequency and the length of on-camera briefings.

Global Media Mexico knock out hosts Russia, Portugal cruise
Author: 0 Mexico knock out hosts Russia, Portugal cruise

While the hosts bow out, Mexico progress as Group A runners-up to play the winners of Group B in Sochi next Thursday. Hector Herrera cleared on the edge of his box, sending the ball flying high down the pitch where Akinfeev simply had to meet it.

Global Media A tornado damaged the ten aircraft of the United States air force
Author: 0 A tornado damaged the ten aircraft of the United States air force

He said the other two 747s were not damaged by the tornado and can still be used as the national airborne operations center. Eight 55th Wing aircraft were affected by or received minor damage from the storm. "There is no impact to the E-4B's primary mission, so it remains capable of completing its National Airborne Operations Centre", he said. The planes also feature a five-mile-long trailing wire antenna that would allow the commander-in-chief to maintain contact with nuclear-capable ...

Author: 0 Australia suspends air operations over Syria

United States forces said the drone was sacked on after it "displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces" , U.S. forces said in a statement . The Defense Department revealed earlier this week that the six Australian F/A-18F Super Hornets based in the United Arab Emirates had been suspended from Syrian operations after Russian Federation warned the USA -led coalition not to fly over Syrian army positions west of the Euphrates River.

Global Media Yemen hit by world's worst cholera outbreak as cases reach 200000
Author: 0 Yemen hit by world's worst cholera outbreak as cases reach 200000

So far, noted Relano, the epidemic started in April this year has killed 1,265, 25 percent of them children, while 192,983 people - half of them minors - are infected in nearly all the provinces of Yemen . According to World Health Organization figures, about 7.6 million Yemenis live in regions with a high risk of transmission of this bacterial disease that is transmitted by consumption of food or contaminated water.

Global Media Obama authorized a secret cyber operation against Russian Federation
Author: 0 Obama authorized a secret cyber operation against Russian Federation

The following morning, Trump wondered aloud on Twitter why the previous administration did nothing "about election meddling by Russian Federation". The CIA intel report was the first serious indication of Russian intentions to disrupt the us election and elect Trump , and would later be corroborated by other top intelligence agencies.

Author: 0 Kansas Supreme Court sets deadlines for arguments on school finance law

In most states , both parties draw congressional and legislative districts to their own advantage - a challenge to a congressional plan drawn by Maryland Democrats is making its way through the courts. In the 2016 election, Republicans won 10 of 13 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives while receiving just 304,000 more total combined votes in the 13 House races.

Author: 0 Ronaldo on target as Portugal ease into semifinals

Petersburg Stadium , Russia , Saturday, June 24, 2017 . The hosts face Mexico in Kazan on Sunday morning (AEST) realistically needing a win to seal their place in the semi-finals, given that they are a point behind Mexico and Portugal in the table and the European champions face struggling New Zealand in their game.

Author: 0 Tell your senators to kill secret health care bill

Democrats said the measure would result in skimpier policies and higher out-of-pocket costs for many and erode gains made under Obama that saw roughly 20 million additional Americans gain coverage. "We can not support the current bill". The changes to Medicaid alone would hit people of color and underserved populations, including individuals and families living in poverty, people of color, women, immigrants, LGBTQ individuals, individuals with disabilities, seniors and individuals ...

Author: 0 London tower blocks evacuated over fire safety concerns

Police says 79 people are either dead or missing and presumed dead in the blaze, although that number may change. The evacuation comes amid widening worries about the safety of high-rise apartment blocks across the entire country following the inferno that engulfed Grenfell Tower in west London on June 14, killing at least 79 people.

Global Media Faulkner County prepares for remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy
Author: 0 Faulkner County prepares for remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy

The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy reached the Mid-Atlantic coast Saturday morning, after bringing torrential downpours to much of OH, especially the central and southern sections, all day Friday. A helicopter crew lowered and extra pump that enabled the shrimp boat crew to clear enough water to stay afloat. Water levels rise after a combination of high tide and the rain from Tropical Storm Cindy in Lake Charles, La., Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Global Media Donald Trump questions impartiality of Russian Federation investigation chief Mueller
Author: 0 Donald Trump questions impartiality of Russian Federation investigation chief Mueller

Those hired to work on the investigation "are all Hillary Clinton supporters", he continued. Some of them worked for Hillary Clinton. You never know what's happening when you see that the Obama administration and perhaps longer than that was doing all of this unmasking and surveillance and you read all about it and I've been reading about it for the last couple of months about the seriousness of the and frightful situation with surveillance all over the place and you've been hearing the word ...

Global Media Barack Obama 'sent digital bombs to Russian Federation as revenge for election hacking'
Author: 0 Barack Obama 'sent digital bombs to Russian Federation as revenge for election hacking'

The report also told of Obama's knowledge of Russian interference - a fact that was picked up by his controversial predecessor during an interview with Fox News, which will be aired on Sunday. In late December, Obama approved a modest package combining measures that had been drawn up to punish Russia for other issues - expulsions of 35 diplomats and the closure of two Russian compounds - with economic sanctions so narrowly targeted that even those who helped design them describe their ...

Author: 0 Steve Scalise transferred out of ICU

The FBI also said Hodgkinson had been renting a storage unit in the area since April 16. "When the witness responded that it was a Republican event, Hodgkinson reportedly remained at the baseball field". US Capitol Police and other officers returned fire and killed the gunman, who turned out to be an unemployed home inspector with a deep animosity towards President Donald Trump and other Republicans.

Author: 0 USA shoots down Iranian drone in Syria: Coalition

The drone, downed near a combat outpost in the town of At-Tanf, was the second one shot down by US forces in 12 days; the downing comes as Pentagon officials are working to defuse heightened tensions in southeastern Syria . "Given recent events, the coalition will not allow pro-regime aircraft to threaten or approach in close proximity to coalition and partnered forces", it said.

Author: 0 Korea denies torturing U.S. student Warmbier

While Pyongyang accepted USA demands for Warmbier's return on humanitarian grounds, Washington "totally distorted this truth and dared to clamor about "retaliation" and "pressure" on "dignified" North Korea, the spokesman told KCNA . When Warmbier arrived in OH, doctors discovered that he had experienced extensive brain damage throughout most areas of his brain. The spokesman said North Korea could not understand why Mr.

Global Media Tally of high-rise buildings to fail cladding safety test rises to 34
Author: 0 Tally of high-rise buildings to fail cladding safety test rises to 34

Risk assessments are also being carried out in relation to council buildings including schools; these are low rise buildings with more than one fire exit. He said although the council does not own any social housing , they are having an ongoing dialogue with the major social landlords operating in Hereford, including Herefordshire Housing.

Author: 0 A block of flats in London are now on fire

It is believed one person was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service, but their condition is not known. A HUGE cloud of smoke can be seen over East London after a fire broke out in a four-storey residential block. "It's settling down and it seems like they've got a handle on it". "There is a real anxiety about whether their housing stock is secure which I know people will be feeling around the city and country".

Global Media Hundreds evacuated from London towers as fire fallout widens
Author: 0 Hundreds evacuated from London towers as fire fallout widens

Since the tower fire in London , it has been found that there are 600 high rise buildings in the country with similar cladding to that installed at Grenfell Tower . "Where do they think we're all going?" "We are looking at every criminal offence from manslaughter onwards", Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack told reporters .

Global Media People Worldwide Forced From Their Homes In Record Numbers In 2016
Author: 0 People Worldwide Forced From Their Homes In Record Numbers In 2016

That number marks a jump of just 300,000 from the end of 2015, but is more than six million higher than at the end of 2014, according to a report published by the United Nations refugee agency. Syrians continued to be the largest forcibly displaced population, with 12 million people at the end of 2016. He called the figures a failure of diplomacy, reports BBC News.

Author: 0 Putin: Western sanctions made Russia stronger

President Donald Trump , saying the move has made Comey eligible for political asylum in Russia . Russian President Vladimir Putin holds the 15th annual " Direct Line " Q&A session in Moscow . Putin asked, referring to the former U.S. National Security Agency contractor, who was granted asylum in Russian Federation in 2013 after leaking classified information about U.S.

Author: 0 Twitterati find humour in Saudi demands to Qatar

That's just fine, the U.S. said . The nations asked Qatar to close a Turkish military base, setting a deadline on Friday of 10 days . Qatari citizens were expelled from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE, and those countries also banned their own citizens from entering Qatar.

Author: 0 Kushner in Middle East

Greenblatt and Kushner both accompanied Trump in May on his first visit as president to Israel and the Palestinian territories. "'They sounded like Netanyahu's advisers and not like fair arbiters, ' a senior Palestinian official said ".

Author: 0 Confederations Cup: Portugal present the All Whites with their biggest test yet

Petersburg Stadium , Russia , Saturday, June 24, 2017. Cristiano Ronaldo led Portugal also qualified after battering New Zealand 4-0, recording 7 points like Mexico and topping their Group A. It will also host the final of the current tournament next Sunday. "We are building a team that is showing that it can play against any opponent in any situation".

Author: 0 Remnants of tropical storm drench US Gulf Coast, spawn twisters, flooding

As of the NHC's latest update at 11 a.m. EDT, Cindy has maximum sustained winds of 35 mph and is about 165 miles northwest of Morgan City, La., moving north at a speed of 13 mph. The tropical Atlantic Ocean is active unusually and so it is an early hurricane season. Tropical Depression Cindy continues to produce heavy rain across the Mississippi Valley.

Author: 0 China, US agree on complete denuclearisation of North Korea

The death of an American college student after his imprisonment in North Korea is threatening to overshadow high-level U.S. Is President Trump's surprisingly friendly start in relations with China coming to an end? Such fundamental issues, according to the questionnaire carried by the North's official Korean Central News Agency, apparently included an immediate and unconditional halt of joint military drills between South Korean and USA troops.

Author: 0 Friend of James Hodgkinson: 'He wasn't evil'

GOP House Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana has undergone several surgeries after he was wounded. The 66-year-old ran a home inspection business in IL. she's scared to death". He had also posted inflammatory messages opposing the presidency of Donald Trump and articulated support for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

Author: 0 Donald Trump earned hundreds of millions in past year, financial forms show

Office of Government Ethics on Friday. The Office of Government Ethics released 98 pages of Trump property financial disclosures Friday. The form lists at least six new entities as assets that were formed over the past year, including DT Marks Vancouver, for which Trump listed more than $5 million in royalties, and DT Tower Kolkata LLC, for which he listed royalties of as much as $1 million.

Global Media Nowhatta incident: SP North Srinagar transferred
Author: 0 Nowhatta incident: SP North Srinagar transferred

Three people who were injured were all shot in the legs, which showed that even under attack, the officer was conscious not to shoot to kill, they said . We are all duty-bound to stand with the family of the martyred police officer and also the Police Department in this hour of mourning and grief, " Mr Abdullah said.

Global Media Nancy Pelosi is hurting Democrats at ballot box, Rep. Tim Ryan says
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi is hurting Democrats at ballot box, Rep. Tim Ryan says

Tim Ryan of OH ran against her. Ryan fell well short but garnered dozens of votes, enough to underscore dissatisfaction with Pelosi and with her aging leadership team that has left promising young Democrats with few places to rise. The new representative is then given an introduction by a party leader or a member of the state delegation before embarking on a short inaugural speech of her own as loved ones watch from an upstairs viewing gallery.

Global Media Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction
Author: 0 Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction

President Trump dismissed a potential obstruction of justice investigation into his conduct, calling allegations of collusion between him, his campaign or people associated with him and Russian Federation a "phony story". But the simple fact remains that President Trump said, in a nationally televised interview with Lester Holt, that he fired then-FBI Director James Comey at least in part because of the FBI's Russian Federation investigation.

Global Media Russia's military claims it may have killed IS leader Baghdadi
Author: 0 Russia's military claims it may have killed IS leader Baghdadi

This report of Baghdadi's death could not be confirmed, according to Colonel John Dorrian, who is the spokesperson for the US -led coalition. "Senior commanders of the military groups of the so-called IS military council, 30 mid-ranking field commanders and up to 300 militants who provided security for them were eliminated", it said.

Global Media GOP holds on to House seat, but Dems surpass expectation
Author: 0 GOP holds on to House seat, but Dems surpass expectation

Nor have they identified a challenger. "We need a winning strategy and I think the first step to getting to a winning strategy is a change in leadership", Rice told CNN's Chris Cuomo on "New Day". The House Democratic Leader has few current peers when it comes to pumping money into colleagues' campaigns. Democrats should focus the political debate on policy, she said, like the GOP's unpopular health care legislation.

Author: 0 Hotpoint urges Irish customers to check fridge freezers after London fire

The investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing, and will be "exhaustive", according to Metropolitan Police detective superintendent Fiona McCormack, the BBC reported. "Preliminary tests show the insulation samples collected from Grenfell Tower combusted soon after the test started", McCormack told journalists gathered outside Scotland Yard.

Author: 0 Chances of DUP-Tory agreement described as 'very good'

Prime Minister Theresa May has been forced to make assurances to her own party that there will be no backslide on equality issues, but facing steep economic demands from the DUP, the deal could yet collapse. Today's Queen's Speech will confirm that far from being a strong and stable government, the Tories are now too weak and wobbly to get anything done.

Global Media South Carolina Dem Runs for House Seat on Anti-Nancy Pelosi Platform
Author: 0 South Carolina Dem Runs for House Seat on Anti-Nancy Pelosi Platform

Pelosi has been the target of campaign advertisements aimed at weakening the party's brand, including the recent special election in Georgia's 6th District. "If elected, I will not vote for Nancy Pelosi for speaker". "Do I think it's fair that the Republican playbook over the last four election cycles has been attacking Nancy Pelosi and demonizing her?" Kathleen Rice , D-N.Y., on Friday.

Global Media Portugal in mourning as dozens killed in raging forest fires
Author: 0 Portugal in mourning as dozens killed in raging forest fires

Devastating and deadly fires have been affecting central Portugal over the weekend trapping many drivers as the flames literally engulfed auto after vehicle. Two more Spanish airplanes and two Italian aircraft will also be deployed, according to the European Commission. Four firefighters are among the 54 people injured in the fire, which is raging in several parts of a mountainous area some 200km north-east of the capital Lisbon .

Author: 0 Death Toll Climbs To At Least 70 In Pakistani Attacks

The latest wave of violence hit Pakistan as people prepare to celebrate the festival of Eid marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on June 26. Anwarul Haq Kakar , a spokesman for the provincial government, said the bomb was planted in a moving vehicle, but officers were trying to determine whether it was a suicide attack.

Author: 0 China, US aim to build productive military-to-military relationship

North Korea conducts about 90 percent of its trade through China. "I think there have been some positive steps that they've taken, both at the United Nations and economically, to help strengthen the case against North Korea". The consensus document also highlighted the need to fully and strictly hold to U.N. Security Council resolutions and push for dialogue and negotiation, which has always been China's position on the issue.

Global Media Year Anniversary of Virginia Loving Case
Author: 0 Year Anniversary of Virginia Loving Case

She is black and Hispanic, while Brad is white. The couple whose love brought down laws against interracial marriage are commemorated on a historical marker in Virginia's capital city. The ACLU represented the Lovings in court for the nine-year case . The marker now stands outside the former Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, which ruled against the Lovings .

Author: 0 Macron's party set to win in French parliamentary elections

An absolute majority for Mr Macron's party would enable him to implement campaign promises to simplify labour rules and make it easier to lay off workers in hopes of boosting hiring. Based on returns from 97 percent of France's 577 districts, it appeared likely that candidates for Macron's party, La République en Marche , would receive 28 percent of the votes for the National Assembly, the powerful lower house of Parliament, meaning that it appears on track to win a majority of seats, ...

Author: 0 Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest

But Comey said during his June 8 testimony before Congress that Trump's tweet did influence him, though not the way Trump suggests. Eight percent of respondents said they believe both Trump and Comey, while 21 percent responded that they believe neither of them.

Author: 0 Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids

It also comes after an American F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter jet shot down a Syrian SU-22 fighter-bomber Sunday in northern Syria as it "dropped bombs" near the Syrian Democratic Forces, a US-backed alliance fighting IS. "It's a principle of worldwide law", the diplomat added, noting that the Russian military expedition in the country is present "at the request of the legitimate authorities".

Global Media Ghana: Decision on Guantanamo detainees 'unconstitutional'
Author: 0 Ghana: Decision on Guantanamo detainees 'unconstitutional'

Justice William Atuguba was the only dissenting judge, Joy News' Joseph Ackah Blay reported. The two detainees are Khalid Mohammed Salih al-Dhuby and Mahmud Omar Mohammed Bin Atef. "A president can not escape the conditions of article 75", he said. That argument according to Mr Ankomah, suggests that a government can simply by-pass article 75 by not reducing such agreements into writing, and then there would be no need for the mandatory parliamentary ratification.

Global Media Ivanka Trump ordered to testify in dispute with shoe company
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump ordered to testify in dispute with shoe company

Forrest says the deposition is appropriate because Trump says she is active in her company's decision making. This came after Forrest rejected the claim submitted by Trump's lawyer stating that, "The deposition of Ms. The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages. In court documents filed last week , Trump affirmed that she is no longer her brand's president, the Associated Press reported .

Author: 0 Bomber blows himself up among civilians fleeing Mosul

Grande estimated that 100,000 to 150,000 civilians are still trapped inside the Old City, a week after Iraqi forces, backed by U.S, -led air power, started an offensive to drive Islamic State from the last area under its control in Mosul .

Author: 0 Russia fires missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria

Russian Federation informed the commands of Turkey and Israel timely about the launches of cruise missiles via channels of communication. Submarine " Krasnodar " carried out launches of cruise missiles from an underwater position. His last public appearance was nearly three years ago in the Iraqi city of Mosul, at the 12th-century Al-Nuri Mosque from where he declared a "caliphate" in the territory that Daesh had seized in Iraq and Syria in July 2014.

Global Media Tech sergeant released from hospital after air show accident
Author: 0 Tech sergeant released from hospital after air show accident

A post issued on the U.S. Air Force Thunderbird's Facebook page reads: "The United States Air Force Thunderbirds were conducting a single-ship familiarization flight on Friday June 23, 2017 ". It has yet to be determined why the 25,000-pound jet overturned. The weather was rainy, with high winds and low visibility on the ground. According to a feature article on the United States Air Force Thunderbirds website , Gonsalves is an advanced pilot and narrator with the Thunderbirds.

Author: 0 Republican Senator Dean Heller opposes health care bill

Democrats need the support of only three Republicans to quash the measure in the Republican-led chamber. Five Republican senators have announced they will not support the bill, which is created to repeal and replace Obamacare , in its current form.

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