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Senate releases health care bill proposing Medicaid cuts, end to ACA penalties

Amid growing criticism about the private process in which it was hashed out, the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 was unveiled Thursday morning by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ken...

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Qatar faced with punitive list of demands by Arab neighbors

The agreement to host a Turkish base in Qatar was signed in 2014. According to the website of the mainstream Hurriyet newspaper, 25 soldiers and five armoured vehicles were being sent to Qatar yeste...

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Facebook counters online extremism with new UK training program for NGOs

Facebook counters online extremism with new UK training program for NGOs

The social network has launched the Online Civil Courage Initiative (OCCI), which will act as a forum for non-profit organisations to share experience of extremism and develop "best practices" to c...

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Protesters greet GOP health care bill

She is viewed as one of the key votes on the bill , given that Republicans have only a two-seat advantage in the Senate . This legislation would be a disaster in many ways for Americans in all walks...

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Trump's approval among Republicans dives by 11 points amid Russian Federation probe bungling

Trump's approval among Republicans dives by 11 points amid Russian Federation probe bungling

Trump's handling of the investigation into Russian interference into the 2016 presidential election drew even harsher reviews, as just 28 percent approve of how he's handling it, whereas 63 percent ...

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14-year-old, shot with plastic bullets against the king of Thailand

14-year-old, shot with plastic bullets against the king of Thailand

Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn presides over the Royal Ploughing ceremony at the Royal Ground, Sanam Luang near the Grand Palace in Bangkok , Thailand, 12 May 2017. "First it was sacked at a group o...

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What's next for the Senate health care bill?

What's next for the Senate health care bill?

Erasing Obama's law has been a marquee pledge for Trump and virtually the entire party for years. The Better Care Reconciliation Act would repeal ACA taxes on corporations and individuals who pay fo...

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Confed Cup: Ronaldo's Header Takes Dominant Portugal Past Russia In Group A

Raphael Guerreiro floated in a cross at the far post from the left flank and Ronaldo adjusted his run perfectly to head home with less than 10 minutes on the clock. "I am proud of what my team did,...

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After high-profile losses, reps seek change at top

After high-profile losses, reps seek change at top

She said she feels "very confident" in the support she has from her caucus, but claimed ownership over the "timing" for her role as minority leader. 'I believe she is not the leader for the future ...

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Darjeeling sees more violence as GJM agitation enters sixth day

Darjeeling sees more violence as GJM agitation enters sixth day

He said violence can not help in reaching any solution. Rajnath Singh said all concerned parties should resolve their differences through dialogue in an amicable environment. "We have come here to...

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Cindy Now a Tropical Depression

Cindy Now a Tropical Depression

Kay Ivey. As of the 4 p.m. advisory, Cindy was located 46 miles south of Shreveport, LA, with maximum sustained winds of 21 miles per hour. The system will quickly weaken to a depression then remnan...

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Critics: Senate bill's cuts to Medicaid would harm Florida

Critics: Senate bill's cuts to Medicaid would harm Florida

Only one of the three men in Montana's congressional delegation had a strong opinion on the Senate version of a Republican health care bill that was debated and altered behind closed doors over the la...

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Authorities charge man in mosque incident

Witnesses at the scene said he appeared to suffer a medical episode in the moments before the attack happened. Police have charged Darren Osborne with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder o...

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North Korea warns South against 'following psychopath Trump'

The agency accused Seoul of tarnishing Pyongyang's image with its "slanderous talk about cruel treatment and torture" while having no knowledge of the "humanitarian" treatment Mr Warmbier received...

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Casey, Toomey, Wolf react to Senate Republican health plan

Casey, Toomey, Wolf react to Senate Republican health plan

The overall impact the proposal would have on insurance markets in the USA won't really come into focus until the Congressional Budget Office and other experts have the time to assess the various chan...

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Health care protesters dragged out of US Capitol

Health care protesters dragged out of US Capitol

The emergence of four Senate sceptics underscored the difficulty for Republicans of steering the legislation down a narrow path to passage. Democrats gathered on the Senate floor and defended Mr Oba...

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Louisiana residents evacuate as water rises near their homes

Because of the flood, some streets in New Orleans were closed, and the mayor asked the residents to remove the cars from the road and not ride on standing water. Double red flags snapped in the wind...

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Ram Nath Kovind meets Vajpayee to seek his blessings

However, neither party committed to supporting the NDA candidate. "Having been born in a poor family with a Dalit background, he struggled in life and today, the BJP parliamentary party has decided to...

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Labour want figures for all deals struck between DUP and Tories

The talks to restore the institutions take place as negotiations continue in London between Prime Minister Theresa May and the DUP to strike a parliamentary deal to support her minority Governm...

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UK safety operation underway after London fire

The Grenfell tragedy has acted as a focal point for anger at local authority funding cuts. She said: "The horror and fear of this man-made catastrophe will be etched on all our hearts for ever". Ins...

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Talkin' 'bout my generation: stark age divide in UK election

Talkin' 'bout my generation: stark age divide in UK election

The four possible alternatives to Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader over the last two years (being the only ones to oppose him in the two leadership elections) have been Yvette Cooper, Andy Burnham, ...

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EU gives $100M to UNICEF for Syrian children

Analyst Foad Izadi said the strike was meant to convey several messages. The 48-hour truce that had started there at noon Saturday was supposed to be extended. "American officials should know that w...

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Terrorist killed at Brussels railway station was Moroccan

Terrorist killed at Brussels railway station was Moroccan

Belgian soldiers shot a terror suspect after an explosion rocked the central train station in Brussels on Tuesday in the latest attack to hit Europe. Belgian media reported that the assailant is bel...

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Gunman was living in van, called a loner

Gunman was living in van, called a loner

Hours later, Democratic Sen. He had a criminal record, including a 2006 arrest on battery charges, that were later dismissed and multiple traffic violations. "We started giving him the liquids, I pu...

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Theresa May: EU citizens offer 'very fair,' 'very serious'

The government will also offer a grace period of most likely up to two years to allow people to regularise their status so that "no one will face a cliff edge", she said. You may say I am a dreamer bu...

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Scalise upgraded to fair condition

Scalise upgraded to fair condition

Once he arrived in Alexandria, Virginia, Hodgkinson frequented the YMCA location right next to the baseball diamond in the Del Ray neighborhood, and even went there the morning of the shooting. "I t...

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Islamic militants take hostages at Philippine school: army

The retreating gunmen, estimated by the military and police to number from 200 to 300, later occupied a Malagakit grade school building, where they sporadically traded shots with troops up to nightfal...

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Minnesota Releases Dashcam Footage of Philando Castile Shooting

It seems fairly clearly, then, that Castile is in some sense a Second Amendment martyr: He was killed by a police officer because he was exercising his rights. Yanez asks for Castile's driver's l...

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Seattle officer in pregnant woman's fatal shooting: "I don't have a taser"

It shows the moments leading up to the point where police say the woman confronted two officers while she was wielding two knives. Officer 2: Wait, is this the one with the three kids? They sai...

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No tapes: Trump says he didn't record meetings with Comey

No tapes: Trump says he didn't record meetings with Comey

However, the tweet had the complete opposite effect, setting in motion a special counsel investigation into the Russian interference that continues to plague Trump. The Secret Service had said it ha...

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Congressional Baseball Practice Shooter Acted Alone, No Ties to Terror Organization

Health groups offer scathing criticism MORE (R-Wisc.) said Thursday "it was a attractive day" to catch up with the singer and activist Bono. Slater did not identify which party those lawmakers bel...

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CBSE announces NEET results for admission to MBBS, BDS

CBSE announces NEET results for admission to MBBS, BDS

On submission of the data, candidates will be able to see their results. Qualified students will now be participating in counselling process for admissions to 65,170 MBBS and 25,730 dental seats. ...

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Supreme Court sides with band The Slants in fight over disparaging trademarks

Supreme Court sides with band The Slants in fight over disparaging trademarks

The Redskins took the case to federal court, and while a subsequent appeal was pending, filed an unusual petition asking the Supreme Court to hear the case before the Fourth Circuit had rendered a...

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Canada prime minister says steel exports not US security threat

Perhaps Trudeau's power lies in the fact that he can connect to the generational voting body, and at the same time send the message of justice, hope, and freedom to the world at large. "There's lots o...

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North Korea Denies it Tortured Detainee Warmbier

Leading up to his first overseas trip on the job AND his first bilateral summit with his U.S counterpart, President Moon spoke with a couple of USA media outlets to make his position and his policies ...

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London Blaze-Tower Built with Cladding Used Across England

The Prime Minister also told Parliament that a statement on the test results of the cladding samples taken from Grenfell Tower would be made in the next 48 hours. I have asked our Housing Team to make...

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Philippines: 4 Daesh-linked militants killed

Philippines: 4 Daesh-linked militants killed

Realan Mamon, municipal police station chief, said the armed group traveled from the marsh in nearby Kabuntalan and Northern Kabuntalan towns in Maguindanao and went to Barangay Malagakit in Pigcawaya...

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After hospital visit with Scalise, Ryan says he's doing well

Now the Republican-led Congress, especially the Senate, is beginning to assert itself on national security issues in a mostly constructive manner.Last week, the Senate provided reassurance to European...

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Health Bill Includes Opioid Funding, but May Not Satisfy Some GOP Senators

But the 3.8 percent tax cut to the wealthy that these bills create would explode the deficit. The Senate bill revealed Thursday also sharply cuts Medicaid subsidies to states - one of the ma...

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Wounded Congressman upgraded to fair condition

House Speaker Paul Ryan said he visited Rep. Steve Scalise on Thursday morning and that "his spirits are up" as he recovers from the gunshot wound he suffered last week. Clair County, Ill., Circui...

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