by | June 26, 2017 | 00:08

Senator Debbie Stabenow. Dean Heller within hours of him on Friday opposing the GOP's ObamaCare overhaul bill previewed its attack Saturday on social media. "We're anxious about the burden it creates for the states", Kristine Grow, spokeswoman at America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), said on Friday. If he winds up voting for the newly released Senate version, which largely mimics the hugely unpopular House bill despite prior assurances from Cassidy and some of his peers that it ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 09:31

Chang Ung, left, the only North Korean member of the International Olympic Committee and a former International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) chief, waves to a crowd at Gimpo International Airport in Seoul Friday after arriving with a group of North Korean ITF officials and athletes who will perform at the opening ceremony of the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) World Taekwondo Championships in Muju, North Jeolla on Saturday.

by | June 25, 2017 | 09:27

The ministry said strikes in neighboring Iraq , also part of the US -led coalition campaign, will go on. On Sunday, for the first time during the conflict in Syria , the USA shot down a Syrian jet near Raqqa after the aircraft dropped bombs near the us -allied Syrian Democratic Forces , a group that is battling the Islamic State .

by | June 25, 2017 | 09:28

American student Otto Warmbier , center, is escorted at the Supreme Court in Pyongyang, North Korea. While Pyongyang accepted U.S. demands for Mr Warmbier's return on humanitarian grounds, Washington "totally distorted this truth and dared to clamour about "retaliation" and 'pressure"' on "dignified" North Korea, the spokesman told KCNA .

by | June 25, 2017 | 09:24

But while China has tightened controls on trade in North Korean coal, many experts say it is not ready to truly enforce any sanctions that might threaten the stability of its unpredictable neighbour. USA and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs have begun talks in Washington that are expected to focus on the nuclear and missile threat from North Korea.

by | June 25, 2017 | 09:15

For his "crime", the North Koreans sentenced him to 15 years of hard labor. Susan Thornton, acting assistant USA secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, said earlier this week that the U.S. So many showed up that officials had to turn about a hundred people away once roughly 2,000 had filled an auditorium, cafeteria and gym for the service.

by | June 25, 2017 | 09:13

The new health care bill released by Senate Republicans has exactly the same major flaw that the original proposed " American Health Care Act " did. His office said Friday the senator had no further comment for now. In addition to Medicaid cuts, the bill's first draft includes ending Obamacare's penalties for individuals who do not enroll in a health care plan and defunding Planned Parenthood .

by | June 25, 2017 | 09:11

Prosecutors said no other explosives were found on the suspect's body. Prosecutors said the suspect was carrying a backpack before he was shot by one of the routine military patrols active in Brussels since attacks more than a year ago.

by | June 25, 2017 | 09:14

It failed, spectacularly: Instead of silencing Comey, it set in motion the special counsel investigation that now haunts Donald Trump's waking imagination. But the tweet alone set off a series of events resulting in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's announcing his decision to appoint former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel in the Russian Federation investigation , and the House Intelligence Committee's issuing a bipartisan request demanding the White House hand over ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 09:08

Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner and first daughter Ivanka Trump, both of whom are advisers to the President, are expected to attend along with several Cabinet members, according to a source. Edinburgh-born Ms Linton, 36, has appeared in movies including Cabin Fever, and TV shows such as CSI: NY . (Pool/Getty Images) Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson arrives to Steven Mnuchin's wedding with U.S.

by | June 25, 2017 | 09:09

The offer is still subject to congressional approval. Talks of bilateral cooperation, including counter-terrorism and defence partnership in the Indo-Pacific region, will be the highlights of the talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump as the two leaders meet on Monday in White House .

by | June 25, 2017 | 09:06

The EU wants the European Court of Justice to arbitrate on any disputes over citizens' rights in Britain , a proposal London has rejected. Want to be more digitally savvy and grow your business online? He said he looked forward to seeing the more technical details, including on judicial oversight of citizen rights, when Britain publishes a formal paper on the issue Monday.

by | June 25, 2017 | 09:04

USA officials tell FOX the test could be used for a future inter-continental ballistic missile capable of hitting the United States or for a new rocket engine to put a satellite into space . Moon made the comments on Saturday during the opening ceremony of the world taekwondo championships in the South Korean town of Muju, where a North Korean delegation led by International Olympic Committee member Chang Ung was also present.

by | June 25, 2017 | 09:01

Union minister Jitendra Singh described the lynching as an unholy act in the pious month of Ramzan and said the tragic death of the officer is yet another eye opener for the innocent masses of Kashmir . The top cop was allegedly clicking pictures of people when they were coming out of the mosque. "The DSP was at the mosque doing his duty, this was a shameless act", Mehbooba said.

by | June 25, 2017 | 09:02

Prosecutors accuse Lyon of causing the death of Robert Skidmore on December 13, 2015. The Flint water crisis led to lead-tainted water that exposed thousands of young children to potential long-term health risks, the crisis has also been linked to an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that contributed to over 10 deaths.

by | June 25, 2017 | 08:57

The announcement was made by Swaraj to mark the completion of 50 years of the Passport Act, 1967. "The Arab countries issue passports in Arabic, Russia does so in Russian", she said. Minister for Communications Manoj Sinha on Friday said the Passport Seva Project (PSP) has been a watershed in the history of passport issuance in India with its successful implementation in the public private partnership (PPP) mode.

by | June 25, 2017 | 08:57

Only three survivors - a couple and their one-month-old baby - have been found since heavy rain brought down a side of the mountain early Saturday, officials said. Wang Yongbo, a local rescue official, told state broadcaster CCTV that an estimated 105 million cubic feet of earth and rock - equivalent to more than 1,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools - had slid down the mountain.

by | June 25, 2017 | 08:54

It wasn't immediately clear what caused the crash, CBS affiliate WINK-TV reports. Police confirmed there was one fatality, and another victim was taken to hospital for treatment. The Federal Aviation Administration said they plan to investigate the incident. "I can confirm that there were no Chico's employees on scene at the time of the crash, and no injuries to anyone employed there", Undersheriff Carmine Marceno said.

by | June 25, 2017 | 08:53

Mr Trump has discussed the scheme in private meetings with legislators but floated it publicly for the first time on Wednesday. Mr Trump's plan for a border wall is set to be debated again in October, when Republicans and Democrats begin 2018 budget negotiations.

by | June 25, 2017 | 08:45

As temperatures climbed into the triple digits across the region, major airlines were forced to delay or cancel flights out of Las Vegas and Phoenix airports, citing difficulty in operating aircraft in extreme heat. Las Vegas has tied its record high temperature of 117 degrees (47.2 degrees Celsius) as a weather system continues to bring scorching heat to the Southwest U.S.

by | June 25, 2017 | 08:44

The president didn't clarify what exactly he was referring to in the early morning tweet , however he has frequently described reports about possible ties between members of his campaign and Russian Federation as a "witch hunt". Five different sources, USA officials who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly, said Daniel Coats, the current director of national intelligence; Adm.

by | June 25, 2017 | 08:42

Lavrov said that the hotline has been efficient in the past, noting that "it's quite crowded both on the ground and in the air". " Iran , at different levels, confronts any threat which may target the Islamic Republic, and the country's missile strikes had a message that deterred the US from even thinking of attacking Iran or isolating the country".

by | June 25, 2017 | 08:35

On Thursday, during the phone-in session, Mr Putin even made a sarcastic offer of asylum to James Comey . In fact, Vladimir Vladimirovich showed that Comey in this situation is a human rights defender, not the leader of the security services.

by | June 25, 2017 | 08:35

Neither Israeli nor USA officials would provide details on the discussions and there are no plans for media-shy Kushner to take questions from reporters. Kushner , making his first negotiating foray to the region, held two key meetings Wednesday- with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and then with Abbas - before heading back to Washington.

by | June 25, 2017 | 08:33

On Wednesday afternoon, Varadkar will meet with President Michael D. Higgins to sign the papers that officially make him prime minister. "As the country's youngest holder of this office, he speaks for a new generation of Irish women and Irish men", he said earlier this month, according to the BBC .

by | June 25, 2017 | 08:28

It's not clear yet if Republicans have enough votes to pass the bill . The Senate bill prohibits insurers from denying coverage based on pre-existing conditions. The Republican plan also targets people 50 to 64 by forcing them to pay up to five times more than what others pay for health coverage, regardless of how healthy they are.

by | June 25, 2017 | 08:30

Meanwhile, the tanker caught fire and exploded resulting into killings and injuries. The death toll was expected to rise as numerous injured were reported to be in critical condition. They will become recognisable after DNA test, said the rescue sources. The dead bodies and injured are being shifted to Victoria Hospital of Bahawalpur and emergency has been declared in the hospital.

by | June 25, 2017 | 08:26

Also on the back foot is Scottish National Party leader and leader of the devolved Scottish government, Nicola Sturgeon , who just a year ago seemed unassailable. Whether their willingness to remain part of the European Union would be a strong enough argument to trigger a separation from the United Kingdom remained uncertain, however, when Sturgeon launched the new referendum attempt last summer.

by | June 25, 2017 | 08:22

Both the United Kingdom and the rest of the European Union have said that they want to come to an arrangement to secure the status of about 3.2 million European Union nationals living in the United Kingdom, and 900,000 Britons overseas, but nothing has been decided so far.

by | June 25, 2017 | 08:09

Did nothing about it. Putin had been identified by the Central Intelligence Agency as guiding the hacking campaign, with the explicit goal of helping elect Donald Trump , as early as August. "As we have made clear to the Russian government and others, we will not tolerate attempts to interfere with the USA democratic process, and we will take action to protect our interests, including in cyberspace, and we will do so at a time and place of our choosing", the Obama administration told the ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 08:06

The firm owned 1,396 shares of the social networking company's stock at the end of the first quarter. He emphasized these aspects later during an interview with CNN Tech. It was all about sharing, connecting, and basically expanding . "Now I believe we have a responsibility to do even more", he said. During a commencement speech at Harvard, Zuckerberg touched on hot-button topics like immigration and inequality.

by | June 25, 2017 | 07:56

The report also doesn't reveal how much Trump paid in taxes a year ago. He can take back control of the trust at any time. President Trump reported hundreds of millions of dollars in income Friday in financial disclosure forms that shed more light on his vast business holdings.

by | June 25, 2017 | 07:50

He said the president was "very candid" during the telephone call and told him Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and other USA officials worked hard to negotiate Otto's release . " Warmbier's parents hadn't heard from or seen him since he was sentenced and found out just last week that their son had been in a coma for nearly a year".

by | June 25, 2017 | 07:49

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 North Korean spokesman quoted by Reuters suggested the student had returned to the USA "in his normal state of health". A memorial service will be held for the 22-year-old student at Wyoming High School in OH on Thursday as the coroner continues to try to determine the cause of his ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 07:52

A person believed to be Otto Warmbier is transferred from a medical transport airplane to an awaiting ambulance at Lunken Airport in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S., June 13, 2017. But doctors in Cincinnati said there were no signs of infection when he returned to America. Otto Warmbier speaks to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea.