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by | June 25, 2017 | 04:54

The bill would also convert Medicaid funding into a per-capita cap program and offer states the option to apply for funding as a block grant. Mitch McConnell , the majority leader, will put the bill up for vote in the Senate next Thursday.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:49

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US will "hold North Korea accountable" for Warmbier's "unjust imprisonment", and is also demanding the release of three other Americans who are being detained. The spokesman also said Mr. Warmbier was " a victim of the policy of strategic patience ", referring to President Barack Obama's policy of focusing on sanctions and applying pressure on the North.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:49

Kohl dedicated the years after his career as a chancellor to rebuilding Germany and uniting the European Union with the new Christian Democratic Party. Kohl had always shown "a great and deep interest in Russia", he said in a statement on the website of his Gorbachev Foundation. "When a new spirit began to sweep through Eastern Europe in the 1980s, when freedom was won in Poland, when courageous people in Leipzig, East Berlin and elsewhere in East Germany staged a peaceful ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:51

GOP Sens. Rob Portman of OH and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia also expressed concerns about the bill's cuts to Medicaid and drug addiction efforts. Imposing a coverage requirement on insurance companies without a corresponding mandate for customers runs the risk of creating a very shaky insurance market.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:46

However, some think CNN and others aren't handling the briefing brouhaha appropriately. Sketching Spicer would seem to represent another effort to highlight the unusual nature of the White House press shop's recent recalcitrance. Press secretaries for both Democratic and Republican presidents have held on-camera briefings on a regular basis for the past quarter century. "I wouldn't read everything that you see in some of these Washington-based publications".

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:39

The two employees wounded in the shooting were taken to area hospitals. One UPS worker said the fire alarm sounded and people fled the building, while the shooter went on a rampage on the third floor. Dozens of police cars, sheriff's cars and fire department vehicles were in the area, along with several ambulances. Local media quoted witnesses within the warehouse as saying that the gunman went in through the front entrance and started shooting, without saying anything, once at the back ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:38

French President Emmanuel Macron shakes hands with spectators during a visit to an Olympic promotional venue in Paris on June 24, 2017. A floating athletics track was installed on the Seine, and on Friday it featured a 100m race event. The list of donors includes global media players such as Lakers owner Jeanie Buss, the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, the LA Clippers, and the charitable foundation of entertainment executive David Geffen.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:33

Midfielder Danilo was pushed and tripped trying to meet the ball from a corner. He cited the example of Brazil's transformation into a side who have already sealed their place at Russian Federation 2018, just three years on from their humiliating 7-1 World Cup loss to Germany.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:33

The toll has consistently risen - first from 6 to 12 to 17 to 30 to 58 and now to 79 - since the blaze broke out on Wednesday morning. The search and recovery operation in the 24-story Grenfell Tower continues, he said, adding that it has been incredibly distressing for families.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:32

A USA embassy spokesperson in Manila told Reuters that, at the request of the Philippines government, special operations forces were helping liberate the town, part of which has been occupied by hundreds of militants since May 23. On Saturday, the military said 13 marines had been killed in a 16-hour clash in Barangay Lilod Madaya. The government has dismissed this claim, saying 58 security forces, 26 civilians and more than 200 militants have been killed in the fighting so far.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:32

Nicknamed the Air Force's "doomsday" plane , the Boeing-made E-4B serves as an aerial command center. Ryder said the primary E-4B - the one that is always on alert status ready to take off in case of emergency - was not affected. 21, 2011. Roof repairs, fencing replacement, tree removal, HVAC repairs, fencing replacement and the associated manpower costs was estimated between $7 million and $10 million.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:29

In the previous encounter against Pakistan, India humiliated them by 7-1 in the group match before facing an upset by Malaysia. First it was Talwinder Singh who beautifully deflected the ball into the post in the 25th minute. The Indian side took away the game from Pakistan in the second quarter with three strikes that handed India a 4-0 cushion at half-time. Akashdeep Singh had glorious chance to put India 2-0 up in the quarter as he was one on one with the keeper.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:27

The official said Sharif has already consulted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the issue. "The Muslim majority nations in Africa feel that they need to make a decision for or against Qatar", Annette Weber, an expert on the Middle East and Africa at the German Institute for worldwide and Security Affairs, told DW.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:26

Most residents are of the Qiang ethnic minority. Local officials immediately launched an emergency rescue operation to try to locate the missing persons. One woman cried out from under the earth, Wang Yongbo , a firefighter, told Chinese television news. She "could only use a stone to tap in response", he said.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:25

St. Paul deputy police chief Mary Nash, the department's LGBTQ liaison, told the Star Tribune that barring police attendance will only impede the healing process in the community. Davis said he feels that Pride organizers reversing their decision "ignores the entire history of why Pride was started". "But in the wake of the verdict, we want to be sensitive to the population that is grieving ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:24

Another two people were missing . Once the scope of the fire was realized, emergency reinforcements were sent in by European Union officials, with police and military units joining Portuguese firefighters and a pair of Spanish planes in the effort to stop the inferno.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:17

The demands also include shuttering the Qatari media outlet "Al-Jazeera", ending the military presence of Turkey in Qatar and ending any military cooperation with it, according to the Associated Press . Central command, the base of air operations for the fight against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. On June 7, the Turkish parliament approved two agreements for the deployment of Turkish troops in a Qatari base, as well as offering military training to the nation's gendarmerie ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:13

European champion Portugal outclassed a typically robust New Zealand team which extended its winless Confederations Cup run to 12 games across four editions. The talented Bernardo Silva doubled the European champions' tally before the break with a simple finish after a lovely Portugal move on the left flank.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:14

Since 1990, she's raised more than $9.2 million for party candidates, including $739,000 in the 2016 election cycle, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, which tracks contributions from candidate committees and affiliated PACs.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:08

Officials suspected the Russian operation included the potential of hacking USA voting machines. Trump tells Fox News contributor Pete Hegseth in an interview set to air Sunday that he "just heard today for the first time" that former President Barack Obama "knew about Russian Federation a long time before the election, and he did nothing about it".

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:07

The shooter, who is known as Tom (his middle name) to his friends and family, was raised in the same IL town where he and his wife resided. In Belleville , Hodgkinson previously owned a business conducting home inspections, though his license lapsed in late 2016 and he dissolved the business.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:11

Moscow had fired missiles in the past from the Mediterranean at militants' positions in Syria. Senior Guard commanders said on Monday that the missile strikes were meant to send a message to "terrorists" who carried out attacks in Tehran two weeks ago as well as their regional and worldwide supporters, a reference to Saudi Arabia and the United States.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:08

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. "They've shown time and again that they can't be trusted to put what's best for our democracy before their narrow partisan political interests, and now the U.S.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:07

On the other issues set to be discussed at the Council meeting, such as migration and defence, officials were more upbeat saying the United Kingdom had been "very constructive" and that its approach would help with the Brexit process. He hailed that the the first session was "important", "open", and "useful indeed to start off on the right foot as the clock is ticking". Brexit Secretary David Davis speaks about the state of Brexit talks.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:07

Petersburg Stadium , Russia , Saturday, June 24, 2017 . Goals from Nestor Araujo and Hirving Lozano were enough to see Mexico through to the semifinals of the FIFA Confederations Cup . The opening goal came following a blitz by the Russian attack in the 25th minute. But Mexico found the equalizer only five minutes later. And they nearly gave themselves a lifeline just before the hour, as Doyle flashed a sensational ball into the six-yard box for Chris Wood , whose ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:02

Saturday's results mean Mexico finishes second in Group A, and will await the results of Sunday's matches to see who they'll face in the semifinals. "But we are confident", Ronaldo said in Portuguese. Portugal sits in second position now, level with Mexico on both points and goal difference, but behind by one on goals scored.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:57

The Senate GOP's newly revealed legislation, the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, is being framed as a "repeal" and replacement of Obamacare by media outlets with a stake in how the word is perceived among their viewer base. The GOP's new health bill would mean Nevada can not afford to maintain coverage for the 210,000 residents insured under Medicaid expansion, Gov.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:54

The attack struck the area's Muthanna neighbourhood late on Friday as residents shopped in advance of the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. Soldiers gave them food and water. "Fighting is very intense in the Old City and civilians are at extreme, nearly unimaginable risk". Several street intersections were seized during the day.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:54

On June 5, a number of countries, including Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt , cut diplomatic ties with Qatar and embargoed all sea, air and land traffic to the country, accusing Doha of supporting terrorist groups, particularly the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist movement, as well as of interfering in other countries' domestic affairs.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:50

A report from the state news agency Xinhua said that the landslide came from a high part of a mountain in the Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of Aba had collapsed. The researcher, who the radio did not name, also warned of the risk that a dam could collapse, endangering communities further downstream.The area is prone to earthquakes, including one in 1933 that resulted in parts of Diexi town becoming submerged by a nearby lake, and an 8.0 magnitude tremor in central Sichuan's ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:46

Camden Council took the decision to move residents from the Chalcots Estate after firefighters said there could be a fire safety risk. "I know it's hard, but Grenfell changes everything and I just don't believe we can take any risk with our residents' safety and I have to put them first", she said.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:45

The Senate voted 98-2 Thursday to pass a bill that would enact new sanctions against Russian Federation and require the White House to secure congressional approval before lifting any current sanctions, Reuters reported Thursday . -Russia relations". Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown told Politico he had heard the White House was moving forward with attempts to "slow it, block it", while Sen.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:47

Fire checks have been carried out on some 600 high-rise buildings across England after a fire ravaged a social tower block in west London's North Kensington district last week, killing at least 79 people. "They say they are going to find us a place to stay, they say for two to four weeks, but you never believe the council". "It's unbelievable. I understand that it's for our safety but they can't just ask us to evacuate with such short notice".

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:47

In the event of a 50-50 tie, Vice President Mike Pence would cast the deciding vote. You can check out where each senator stands here. As of 2016, 8.8 percent of Americans were uninsured. Both GOP bills would raise the age band rating to 5:1. But defunding Planned Parenthood is a gift to the Republican base for many anti-abortion senators from red states.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:42

The Belgian capital has been on high alert for more than 18 months, since Brussels-based Islamic State militants carried out attacks in Paris that killed 130 people in November 2015, then bombed Brussels airport and the city's metro in March previous year, killing 32 people.