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by | June 24, 2017 | 08:40

Both chambers would have to agree on details for the bill to be sent to President Donald Trump . Perhaps the most sweeping change, however, is that the Senate plan follows the House lead in completely changing how the government pays for health care for the poor and disabled, and goes even further.

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:34

Tom Donohoe, of West Yorkshire Police, said: "I can not stress enough that the 999 number is for emergencies only". Under UK law, she can not be prosecuted via civil or criminal proceedings. Those found flouting the law can be fined £500 for not wearing a seatbelt. The BBC says that United Kingdom law dictates that a seatbelt must be worn if the seat being used is fitted with one, and pictures of the monarch and Prince Charles in the vehicle on the way to parliament don't appear to ...

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:36

Meanwhile, a divided Opposition is heading into a crucial meeting today to decide on the nominee for the presidential poll against NDA's Ram Nath Kovind. The Left party will discuss the issue wihin itself before Opposition leaders meet on June 22, the sources added. Ram Nath Kovind's candidature marks the BJP's efforts to break the hold of regional parties on the lower strata of society.

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:30

Russian military officials are looking into whether ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, sometimes known as the "world's most risky man", was killed in an airstrike in late May. The United States said it could not confirm Baghdadi's death. Ibrahim Awwad Ibrahim Ali al-Badri al-Samarrai, changed his name to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and declared himself to be the "Caliph" of the Islamic State Group.

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:24

Neither official could say for sure whether either of the two drones that the USA has shot down in southern Syria flew out of that base, but both said it was likely. spy plane and a Russian fighter jet over the Baltic Sea. "If the regime continues attacking our positions in Raqqa province, we will be forced to retaliate", SDF spokesman Talal Silo said.

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:23

Shi'ite dominated Iran and Sunni Saudi Arabia accuse each other of fomenting tension in the Middle East, where the two arch rivals back opposite sides in conflicts in Syria , Yemen and Iraq . Contrary to the prime minister, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Israel was not anxious by the Iranian strike. The aim is "to ensure that they can't easily be excluded, and that they remain on track to ultimately retake the entirety of the country", Heller said.

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:20

A DCLG spokesman said: " Camden Council and the Fire and Rescue Service are rightly working together to implement their responsibilities under the Emergency Fire Safety Review that we sent them". "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".

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:21

A major vehicle bombing attack took place this morning in the Afghan city of Lashkar Gah , the provincial capital of Helmand, and a city which the Taliban has been intermittently trying to invade over the past year. It follows a similar video of the two men which the Taliban released in January and comes as US authorities are preparing their new strategy for Afghanistan, expected to include an increase of between 3,000-5,000 troops.

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:18

The nuts and bolts of legislation and the maddening, unpredictable ways and rhythms of Congress can seem foreign to him. About 35 percent of independents would view a vote for repeal negatively, and 30 percent would view one favorably. Both Labrador and Simpson voted last month for the House health care bill. Early in the afternoon, coverage of the Senate health care bill gave way to a different development: Trump's declaration that he did not, despite his previous suggestions, have ...

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:18

They have accused Qatar of backing terror groups, charges denied by Qatar, which says the allegations are politically motivated. "They have to lift the blockade to start negotiations", Sheikh Mohammed told reporters in Doha. Some observers sympathetic to Qatar have argued that the underlying motivation for the recent actions by the Arab states is a show of strength to reassert Saudi hegemony within the region, to curb the wayward policies of the state and to cause harm to the Qatari economy, ...

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:15

Macron's right-hand man during the presidential campaign, Ferrand became embroiled in allegations of financial impropriety within days of the centrist's victory in May. PARIS A third of the conservative The Republicans' party newly elected lawmakers are splitting away from their peers to create their own parliamentary group, one of the lawmakers said, in a further sign of the dynamiting of France's political landscape.

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:14

The Punjab Assembly on Friday passed an amendment to allow liquor to be served in hotels, restaurants and clubs on the highway. In December 2016, while responding to a petition filed by Harman Singh Sandhu had ordered the state and the central governments to relocate liquor vends and prohibit hotels and restaurants located nearby the highways from selling liquor.

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:09

The Russian Foreign Ministry issued a statement that warned USA planes would be in danger "if they take action that poses a threat to Russian aircraft". Officially aimed at IS they were a clear statement to the US. Instead, Russia can continue to prop up Assad and bomb small rebel factions in asymmetrical warfare without much fear of reprisal.

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:05

Australian Defense Force Chief Mark Binskin said operations were halted while the Australians examined what was happening in what he had described as a "complex piece of airspace" over Syria . A United States warplane shot down an Iranian-made drone operated by pro-regime forces in southern Syria early Tuesday, officials said, in the latest incident in rising tensions between the two sides.

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:04

The explosions targeted people shopping in the area and those heading out of the city ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, administration officials said. The Quetta blast took place outside the office of the police chief of Balochistan, a mineral-rich province that remains in global headlines for huge Chinese investment in the strategic China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project and separatist insurgency.

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:01

If the Better Care Act passes in the Senate, there seems to be little to stop it from also being approved by the House and sent to President Trump to be signed. "The Senate bill ... is not a health care bill ", Obama wrote. As of Friday morning, Democrats all over the country and here in CT are speaking out about this bill from Senate republicans.

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:00

Democrats also lost a special election in neighboring SC on Tuesday, where Republican Ralph Norman easily prevailed over Democrat Archie Parnell in a seat formerly held by Republican Mick Mulvaney, who is now serving as Trump's budget director.

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:58

He was in a coma and died a few days later. "The fact that Warmbier died suddenly in less than a week just after his return to the U.S. in his normal state of health indicators is a mystery to us as well", the spokesperson was quoted by KCNA as saying.

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:50

Army Col. Ryan Dillon told reporters at the Pentagon Friday that the USA goal is to defeat IS wherever it exists. Australia's defense chief says Australian F/A-18F Super Hornets will soon resume airstrikes against ISIL targets in Syria after operations were suspended as precaution because a United States fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane earlier this week.

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:52

She had handled Trump delicately throughout a primary and runoff election to fill the congressional seat vacated by Tom Price to take a spot in Trump's cabinet. The apparent effectiveness of such attacks alarmed some fellow Democrats, and they show no signs of letting up. Party leaders profess encouragement from the trends, but the latest losses mean they will have to rally donors and volunteers after a tough stretch of special elections.

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:45

Outraged Democrats argued that Comey had laid out all the elements of an obstruction of justice case, even as Democratic leaders tried to tamp down calls for impeachment coming from some liberals, including some members of Congress. This president has failed. "We are in uncharted territory with this president". "Uncharted territory gives everyone a bit of agita". "That was an excuse by the Democrats who lost an election that some people think they shouldn't have lost, because it's nearly ...

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:46

Hectic parleys between leaders of non-NDA parties began this morning, hours ahead of the crucial opposition meeting where they are expected to zero in on a joint candidate for the presidential election. "(BJP President) Amit Shah informed me on Sunday that in view of Swaminathan's advanced age (he will turn 92 in August) and frail health, it was not possible to propose his name", Thackeray said.

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:45

The Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) had earlier said that the Opposition was a divided house over the Presidential elections as many of its partners have extended support to ruling NDA candidate. CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury put forward the names of Gopalkrishna Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, and Prakash Ambedkar, the grandson of BR Ambedkar, according to news agency PTI.

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:30

I have enormous respect for her. "It's time for Nancy Pelosi to go, and the entire leadership team". "Republican voters don't get to select the leaders of the Democratic Party". She referenced that the GOP spent millions of dollars promoting House Speaker Paul Ryan since he was on the 2012 ticket as the vice presidential ticket and "I have a hundred million or so spent against me and his numbers are no better than mine".

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:29

Mr Davis and the EU Commission chief negotiator Michel Barnier met in Brussels in the first of what will be at least a year of monthly meetings, both promising to hold talks in a "constructive" spirit. May's government has said it wants that accord in place when the country separates in two years. But EU leaders say that before trade talks can begin they want to work out three other issues.

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:30

ARAB nations blockading Qatar have issued a list of 13 demands which includes the closure of the Al Jazeera television channel, the Gulf emirate said yesterday. "We in the Network believe that any call for closing down Al-Jazeera is nothing but an attempt to silence the freedom of expression in the region and to suppress people's right to information and the right to be heard", the statement read .

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:27

He appears to have backtracked since. The Palestinians claim the territory captured by Israel from Jordan in the 1967 war for their future state, a demand that has wide worldwide support. Palestinians say it stems from anger over decades of Israeli rule in territory they claim for their state. That plan also alluded to the "right to return" to Israel of millions of Palestinians and their descendants, a demand rejected across the Israeli political spectrum.

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:14

Hennessy's sketches aren't exclusive to CNN; other news outlets may also use them. It's really paints a wonderful picture, doesn't it? The channel then prominently featured Hennessy's sketches in its afternoon programming while stressing that cameras had not been allowed.

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:07

Following the record breaking special election in Georgia , a firm started by former democratic congressional campaign committee insiders earned millions from Jon Ossoff's failed campaign. Trump said his early successes are driving his critics "crazy". "You know you can sit here and we'll talk about Russian Federation all day long today on Capitol Hill and in Washington".

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:08

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is telling Democrats that next year could be the year they take back control of the House. It was at the heart of their strategy to turn out reliably Republican voters who might be queasy with Trump's first five months in office, but did not want to see Pelosi and national Democrats celebrate a marquee victory in their own backyard.

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:07

Flowers' ball had a hit probability of two percent - TWO! - but it still counted as an insurance run after a replay review confirmed that the ball hit a net behind the wall. The Braves' Danny Santana slides past the tag from Giants catcher Nick Hundley to score during the sixth inning Thursday in Atlanta . The Giants added on a pair of runs in the third on doubles from Posey and Austin Slater .

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:04

Pelosi told fellow House Democrats in a letter Wednesday, "The House was in play before the Georgia race". In 2009, Pelosi was Speaker of the House leading a 255-seat majority. Ryan told the MSNBC host that it would be very hard to win the house back as long as Pelosi is the speaker. "I'm sure that Nancy Pelosi believes that she is the one that can lead this party".

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:56

However, Anwarul Haq Kakar , spokesman for the provincial government , said the bomb was planted in a moving vehicle. Political administrator of Parachinar, a city which borders Afghanistan, confirmed that 15 people were killed and at least 50 others injured.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:50

Israel's military Chief of Staff is disputing Iranian claims of successfully launching missiles at militants in Syria . Neither official would speculate on who is operating the drones that have tried to attack US and coalition assets, but both said the Iranians have been training the Syrians how to use them.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:50

He was arrested for vandalism, according to the U.S. Parks Police, who is handling the investigation. STERLING, Va. (AP) - About 5,000 mourners attended Wednesday's funeral of a Muslim girl whose beating death, blamed by police on a motorist's road rage , has some people in her community fearing for their safety.