by | July 29, 2017 | 23:00

The White House and congressional leaders were already signaling before the failed health care vote that they were ready to start tackling tax reform - an issue that hasn't seen a true overhaul since the late 1980s. Dubbed "skinny repeal", the bill would have eliminated the employer and individual mandate - even numerous Republicans who supported the legislation insisted it was a poor solution and they were only for it so that they could move the process forward in search of better solutions.

by | July 29, 2017 | 22:46

US President Donald Trump will sign into law a bill imposing new sanctions on Russian Federation, the White House says. The Russian Foreign Ministry said it was also seizing a Moscow dacha compound used by U.S. The US Embassy said Tefft had expressed his "strong disappointment and protest". An official in the White House wouldn't say whether Trump would sign it, saying only that they are reviewing the bill and that the administration supports sanctions against the three countries.

by | July 29, 2017 | 22:39

The stock rose 0.16% or $0.12 reaching $75.54 per share. Checking in on some valuation rankings, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC ) has a Value Composite score of 22. An RSI reading above 80 indicates that a stock is overbought while anything below 20 is oversold. Momentum is the rate of the rise or fall in price. Mizuho has "Buy" rating and $122 target.

by | July 29, 2017 | 21:11

NTV News also showed footage of heavily armed officers at the scene responding to the attack. Ruto's running mate President Uhuru Kenyatta faces a tight re-election contest on August 8 against longtime opposition leader Raila Odinga. The attack happened moments after Ruto left for a campaign rally in Kitale, some 74 kilometers away. While Kenya's 2013 elections passed relatively peacefully, there was serious post-election violence following the 2007 polls, which left over 1,000 people dead ...

by | July 29, 2017 | 21:10

It was originally drawn for a charity auction in 2005 but the victor later passed it on to the LA-based Nate D Sanders auction house. Eleven different bids, starting at $9,000, were submitted for the sketch, The Hill stated. In 2005, of course, Trump was not yet president. Trump, who has tried and failed to destroy the National Endowment for the Arts has been heavily criticised by the art establishment.

by | July 29, 2017 | 21:08

His vow to extend a hand of cooperation to Russian President Vladimir Putin has been met with resistance as skeptical lawmakers look to limit the president's leeway to go easy on Moscow over its meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

by | July 29, 2017 | 21:10

Sessions left early Thursday, taking no questions as he boarded. He left Thursday after a week of blistering public scorn from President Donald Trump about Sessions' performance. Violent crime in El Salvador and other Central American countries is one of the reasons people migrate to the U.S. Sessions is there to discuss gang violence: The country is home to the fearsome MS-13, which emerged in the 1980s and over decades has expanded its reach to reach almost the entire United States.

by | July 29, 2017 | 20:37

However after the terrified girl fled the scene to seek help by flagging down a passing auto the girl was subjected to another brutal rape by the driver of the vehicle. "I would be keen to speak with anyone who may have been in the area at the time", he continued. "Both these arrests relate to the first incident at Witton station on Tuesday evening this week".

by | July 29, 2017 | 20:23

Abdullah Ali Mahmoud Taqataqah, aged 24, from the nearby town of Beit Fajar, was killed at the Gush Etzion junction, around 10km south west of Bethlehem. An IDF medic was lightly injured after a rock struck his head during the clashes in Qalandiya, according to Hebrew-language media reports. Thousands of young Muslim men, unable to get to the al-Aqsa mosque, instead prayed in the streets of east Jerusalem in the 85F (29C) heat.

by | July 29, 2017 | 20:18

At least 10 police force members were killed in a Taliban attack in Nawa district in Helmand province, sources said on Saturday. He said the death toll so far was 12 police killed and another 12 wounded. The Taliban had driven government forces from the district center earlier this week. Gereshk district has been the scene of fierce fighting between government forces and Taliban militants over the past couple of months and both sides have reportedly suffered casualties.

by | July 29, 2017 | 20:16

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Kentucky, had pushed the latest version forward in hopes it would be passed and lead to a conference with the House, which May 4 passed the American Health Care Act to replace the ACA, to hammer out a compromise measure.

by | July 29, 2017 | 20:17

What he failed to predict was that the 80-year-old - in the twilight of his career - would stun the political world and side with Trump's opponents, bringing the president's campaign pledge to repeal and replace Obamacare crashing to the ground.

by | July 29, 2017 | 19:56

Sprint has proposed a merger with cable company Charter Communications , according to an unconfirmed report Friday. Sprint is also nearing the end of a two-month period of exclusive negotiations with Charter and Comcast over a wireless partnership, and it could resume merger talks with T-Mobile US soon, according to Reuters.

by | July 29, 2017 | 19:20

But rejecting it could lead to an embarrassing veto override, as the bill cleared both chambers by wide margins, and lead to criticism that he's seeking to protect Russian Federation. The huge margins mean Congress could easily override a veto. The bill, which includes a provision that allows Congress to stop any effort by Trump to ease existing sanctions on Russian Federation, will now be sent to the White House for Trump to sign into law or veto.

by | July 29, 2017 | 19:06

While decreasing the retirement age, the law allows judges to have their mandate extended by the Minister of Justice for up to ten years for female judges and five years for male judges. Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo has vowed to push ahead with all the reforms despite the vetoes. The chances are slim that its voting rights could actually be suspended.

by | July 29, 2017 | 18:47

House Homeland Security Committee Ranking Member Bennie Thompson (D-Mississippi), told CBS News the president's decision was "rushed". The shake-up at the White House occurs a day after a very public and profane outburst by the administration's new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, against Priebus.

by | July 29, 2017 | 18:43

Trump and White House surrogates have accused Mueller's of having conflicts of interest with Democrats and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . Rosenstein is next in the line of command at the Justice Department. He has also blamed Attorney General Jeff Sessions for Mr Mueller's probe. As such, both have potential conflicts of interest in how this all plays out.

by | July 29, 2017 | 18:31

US President Donald Trump will sign legislation imposing sanctions on Russian Federation, the White House says. The statement also takes the point of view that Russian Federation shows restraint "despite Washington's constant outbursts.

by | July 29, 2017 | 17:55

But the last-ditch, late-night efforts - details of the legislation were only revealed just before 10 p.m. on Thursday - unsettled some Republicans. After 7 years, this is your chance to shine! Moran said he opposed earlier versions of the GOP's Obamacare repeal bill because, in his judgment, they wouldn't have done enough to slow rising health insurance costs or protect people with pre-existing conditions.

by | July 29, 2017 | 17:49

Besides angering Moscow , the proposed legislation has upset the European Union, which has said the new sanctions might affect its energy security and prompt it to act, too. As the danger of an escalatory tit-for-tat grows, mechanisms meant to prevent US-Russian confrontation have been breaking down, analysts said. Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S.

by | July 29, 2017 | 17:48

Putin described the sanctions bill now working its way through US Congress - which calls for new measures against Russia , North Korea and Iran, and limits Trump's ability to alter them - as "illegal under worldwide law" and warned that Russia might have to respond.

by | July 29, 2017 | 17:39

Asked what its attitude was towards Donald Trump possibly vetoing the sanctions bill, the EC said that Brussels does not interfere in the US legislative process. The ministry also ousted the U.S. from a recreation retreat and warehouse in Moscow . Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Putin didn't wait for Trump's reaction to the sanctions bill because "the form in which it emerged from the Senate had greater significance".

by | July 29, 2017 | 17:29

He said: "Well, you know Neymar is one of our best players, and so we don't want to lose that player". "It's true, something did happen, but that's sometimes what happens in training", Barca midfielder Andres Iniesta said. On top of the 222 million euros stipulated in the player's buy-out, an additional 70 million would also need to be paid in services taxes. Another day, another Neymar story, and Friday is no different.

by | July 29, 2017 | 17:27

Now, Reince Priebus is out of that job as White House chief of staff in the most significant shake-up of the rocky Trump presidency. After Mr Trump had broken the news on social media - apparently as he was flying back from an appearance on New York's Long Island where he was accompanied by Mr Priebus - he spoke briefing with travelling reporters.

by | July 29, 2017 | 17:21

Jolie tearfully recalled, " When she was asked later what the money was for, she said her grandfather had died, and they didn't have enough money for a nice funeral ". The response to this casting method has been met with outrage online. has contacted Jolie's representatives and Netflix for comment.

by | July 29, 2017 | 17:21

Henderson was found dead inside of the residence. Carney lived at a home on prison property with her parents. Carney was allegedly abducted and held hostage by a 39-year-old prison escapee named Deltra Henderson. Henderson had been at the prison since 2001 on convictions of attempted armed robbery, aggravated burglary and cocaine distribution. Corrections Secretary James LeBlanc said it was a "dark day" for the state's prison system.

by | July 29, 2017 | 16:52

Speaking with GameSpot today, the company said that the move to dedicated servers should "improve stability" while also "removing some irritations" that players have been experiencing. Further details will be revealed at a later date. New Game Features - Competitive play with a duel tournament feature and ranked 4v4 matches, as well as a brand-new 4v4 PvP game mode, will be added to For Honor in the coming months.

by | July 29, 2017 | 16:32

The Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, passed by a vote of 419-3, includes sanctions against Russian officials in retaliation for their alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election, and against Iran and North Korea in response to their weapons programs.

by | July 29, 2017 | 16:26

Three congressional sources told CNN that the Arizona Republican will return to his home state to start treatment on Monday, days after he helped defeat the Senate GOP's ObamaCare repeal effort. But instead, he will likely be remembered as a man who believed that only he and his fellow congressman were entitled to great health care, as well as a great income and a stellar pension.

by | July 29, 2017 | 16:21

Another witness said, "A little girl from that room came running out calling for help. that her parents had been in a fight". "Upon entering, they observed Kenneth Manzanares had blood on his hands and clothing", the complaint read . "Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and all those impacted by this tragic event", Princess Cruises said in a statement . "They just said, 'Security breach!" In granting the detention order Thursday, McCoy noted several factors, including the ...

by | July 29, 2017 | 16:12

The Republican senators said they would not support any legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare unless it was guaranteed to go to conference with the House of Representatives. McConnell said the bill would have ended the mandates that individuals buy health insurance and that larger employers offer affordable coverage to their workers.

by | July 29, 2017 | 15:58

Other than Russian Federation, the legislation also seeks to make Iran pay for its "continued support of terrorism", and includes provisions to curb North Korea's nuclear programme. The measure would apply terrorism sanctions to the country's Revolutionary Guards and enforce an arms embargo. The White House issued a statement on Friday night saying Trump had negotiated changes to the legislation and now intends to sign it.

by | July 29, 2017 | 15:46

There is also more than a bit of delusion in Brooks' belief that a more conservative leader could get a bill through the Senate. The buck stops there. "Get somebody who can". "Now is not the time to leave American health care at risk", he said. It's a legislative maneuver so the Senate can pass a bill that a House-Senate conference committee can use as the base to try to work out a comprehensive "repeal and replace" measure.

by | July 29, 2017 | 15:41

On Thursday, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill slapping tougher sanctions on Russian Federation, two days after the bill was approved by the U.S. It was not immediately clear how many USA diplomats and other workers would be forced to leave either the country or their posts, but the Interfax news agency cited an informed source as saying "hundreds" of people would be affected.

by | July 29, 2017 | 15:42

Todd Ricketts - a co-owner of the Chicago Cubs baseball team and Trump's choice for deputy secretary of commerce, withdrew from consideration in April. "Gen. Kelly is a great pick", he continued. Trump gave the insiders a chance. "Truly, one of our stars. I was wrong. You accomplish great things every day defending our nation and I know your exceptional work will continue".