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66% premium increase for age 50+ under Senate GOP health care bill

66% premium increase for age 50+ under Senate GOP health care bill

McConnell, R-Ky., has little margin for error: Facing unanimous Democratic opposition, "no" votes by just three of the 52 GOP senators would sink the legislation. "This current bill does not repeal Ob...

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Grimes: No Evidence of Cyberattacks Against Kentucky's Election Systems

Grimes: No Evidence of Cyberattacks Against Kentucky's Election Systems

This is aside from the information already confirmed by US intelligence officials that Russian hackers acquired and orchestrated the release of emails from the Democratic National Committee and Hil...

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Centre accords Z+ NSG security cover to Ram Nath Kovind

Thackeray had earlier said that his party will not back Kovind if his candidature is aimed at garnering Dalit votes. Kailash Nath Tripathi has been given additional charge. On Monday, after the ND...

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BSP will back 'more capable, popular' Meira Kumar in Prez poll

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Friday that the opposition parties fielded Meira Kumar as their presidential candidate to divide Dalits to "save their skin". It was a decision tak...

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President Obama rips "meanness" of GOP health repeal in blistering Facebook post

At the same time, I was careful to say again and again that while the Affordable Care Act represented a significant step forward for America, it was not ideal, nor could it be the end of our efforts...

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Kathy Castor calls Senate health care proposal 'even worse' than House bill

Upon the first review of what Republican Senators euphemistically call the "Better Care Reconciliation Act", Kathy Castor says it's "worse" than the much-derided " American Health Care Act " passe...

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Police considering manslaughter charges in Grenfell Tower fire

Insulation and tiles recovered from the building failed fire safety tests, they said. Authorities are conducting similar safety tests on 600 buildings across the U.K.to determine if the same com...

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Taliban leader: Afghan war will end only when NATO leaves

Taliban leader: Afghan war will end only when NATO leaves

The report however admits that ISIS in Afghanistan "remains a threat to security in Afghanistan and the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region and a threat to US and coalition forces, and ISIS-K retains...

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Obama Slams The New Health Care Bill & The Republicans Who Wrote It

Obama Slams The New Health Care Bill & The Republicans Who Wrote It

The AHCA would leave 23 million people without health coverage and slash Medicaid's budget by $834 billion over 10 years, the CBO found. Under the Senate bill, subsidies are pegged to income, age an...

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ACLU Comment on Senate Health Care Bill

Within hours, Texas' two Republican senators took opposite positions on the measure. Mike Lee (R-UT), and Rand Paul (R-KY), posted a joint statement shortly after the bill's release indicating...

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Fridge-freezer maker offers condolences in tower fire

Fridge-freezer maker offers condolences in tower fire

Camden Council says it will remove cladding from five towers after tests raised concerns about its safety. Witnesses at the scene on 14th June told police they heard one resident claiming it was his...

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Va. father questions motive for daughter's murder

The victim was identified as 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen of Reston and her body was found in a pond on Sunday, The Washington Post reported . The attack spurred an outpouring of grief and horror ...

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Man died of 'multiple injuries' in mosque attack, police say

Man died of 'multiple injuries' in mosque attack, police say

Witnesses said Ali, who moved to the United Kingdom from Bangladesh at the age of 10, suffered a medical problem just moments before the attack. Makram Ali, 51, died in his daughter's arms after a m...

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Israel Arrests Mother of Palestinian Attacker over Remarks

On the campaign trail, Mr Trump indicated he would be far more sympathetic to settlements than Mr Obama. He appears to have backtracked since. Amichai is just part of the problem, of course, with Is...

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United Kingdom makes major concession on first day of Brexit talks

United Kingdom makes major concession on first day of Brexit talks

Both EU negotiator Michel Barnier and his British counterpart David Davis said after the first negotiating session they were confident of quick progress but said major challenges lay ahead to meet...

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20 dead as blast hits bank in Afghanistan

No group has so far claimed responsibility for the blast. The relentless attacks sparked furor among the government officials and the Afghan people who were demanding the execution of the Taliban a...

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Senate to hold hearing expected to focus on Warmbier's death

Warmbier , 22, a University of Virginia student, died Monday in Cincinnati , less than a week after his release from North Korea. Assistant Secretary of State Susan Thornton said US officials...

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Utah Senators Split On Republican Health Bill

But under the Senate Bill funding would start phasing out and by 2024 it would be restored to what it was before Obamacare . Republicans in the Senate today released their plan to repeal and...

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British offer on citizens' rights is 'below expectations — European Union chief

British offer on citizens' rights is 'below expectations — European Union chief

In particular, will those who have spent any part of their 5 years in the United Kingdom studying or being financially self-sufficient still be required to demonstrate that they have held comprehensiv...

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Opinion Column: The great Muslim civil war - and us

The Guard released black-and-white footage it said came from a drone showing the strikes, a column of thick black smoke rising into the sky after the attack. "Based on credible information, the miss...

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Dallas' 'Breakdancing' Gorilla Really Loves His Pool

Dallas' 'Breakdancing' Gorilla Really Loves His Pool

He returns for the sequel in this now viral video taken by Primate Supervisor Ashley Orr, which features Zola playing around in the pool and basically putting all your slick middle school ~moves~ to...

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Iraq Says ISIS Blew Up Mosul's Historic Great Mosque Of Al-Nuri

Iraq Says ISIS Blew Up Mosul's Historic Great Mosque Of Al-Nuri

They claimed that as Iraqi forces closed in on the site, IS fighters filled the building with explosives and made a decision to take it down. On Thursday, IS fighters blew up the historic al Nuri...

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Meira Kumar made scapegoat by Congress: BJP

By nominating Meira Kumar on RJD chief Lalu Prasad's insistence, the Opposition has presented a logic which Kumar can not dismiss: That Meira Kumar, the daughter of the famed Dalit leader Jagjivan...

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Conor Murray believes Lions can storm Eden Park

As a result, Lions head coach Warren Gatland named a 41-man squad for the trip and after almost four weeks in New Zealand, only two, Stuart Hogg and Ross Moriarty, have succumbed to injury. (0735 ...

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Faulty fridge believed to have caused fatal London apartment blaze

The blaze has provoked anger and heaped pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May , who is fighting for her political survival after her party lost its parliamentary majority in a snap election at a ti...

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North Korea denies torturing Ohio college student Otto Warmbier

Warmbier was not among them, but our efforts on his behalf never ceased, even in the waning days of the administration". He said North Korea's treatment of Warmbier demonstrated "a basic disregard...

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Donald Trump says he does not have tapes of James Comey meetings

President Trump went after the special counsel Robert Mueller for being friends with former FBI Director James Comey , and claimed that the investigation is biased against him, "He's very, ver...

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Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in North Korea

He declined to estimate how long it would take for the coroner's office to complete its inquiry. His mother is Jewish, but the family is not observant, according to Bergman. But they found no eviden...

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UN rights body votes to send experts to deadly Congo region

UN rights body votes to send experts to deadly Congo region

The Kasai region is exceptionally poor and remote in a country that is largely without public infrastructure. Since 2016, some 1.3 million people from the Kasais have been internally displaced by the ...

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Mourners Gather In Wyoming, Ohio, For Funeral Of Otto Warmbier

The Ohio hometown of the 22-year-old college student detained for almost a year and a half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma is making plans for his funeral. The young man was descr...

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IS claims fatal stabbing of Israeli policewoman

IS claims fatal stabbing of Israeli policewoman

Trump Jr. immediately retorted: "You mean after they stabbed a female Israeli police officer to death... right?" "I have instructed the police to reinforce security arrangements and checking pro...

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Bella Thorne Is On Good Terms With Scott Disick!

Bella Thorne Is On Good Terms With Scott Disick!

Bella's best friend Lo Jeanne joined along for the night on the town. She had later switched seats and was seen staring out of the window. Speaking to Complex magazine, Bella insisted that ...

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Hundreds mourn student who'd been held in North Korea

We all feel the pain of Otto's family today and always will'. "The world stage is secondary to the fact that they've lost their child", she said , "and I think we can all certainly appreciate tha...

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No autopsy for USA student detained by N Korea

Hundreds of mourners are celebrating the life of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after being returned home to OH in a coma. 2am BST: The...

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US Shoots Down Drone Near Iraqi-Syrian Border

US Shoots Down Drone Near Iraqi-Syrian Border

A Syrian military offensive has unfolded on several fronts, coupled with Russian airstrikes and a show of force by Iran, which fired ballistic missiles on an IS stronghold this week and pushed militia...

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North Korea denies torturing US detainee Otto Warmbier

The U.S. government has been banking on China to rein in North Korea from conducting nuclear tests. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Trump's commentary "represents the American people's view of...

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Imran Khan to invite Sheikh Rashid to join PTI

Imran Khan to invite Sheikh Rashid to join PTI

He also presented before the court in many cases of Benazir Bhutto and Asif Ali Zardari. Despite being associated with PPP for years, Awan had not been active in the party activities and reportedly ...

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Police officer beaten to death in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Authorities have announced restrictions on movement of people in seven police station areas of the city as a precautionary measure. Quoting preliminary investigation, Vaid said the mob attacked the ...

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China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on NKorea

Warmbier will be buried at the Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum in Cincinnati following the service. On campus and around the school, ribbons of blue and white - Wyoming High School's colors - ador...

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GOP's challenge: finding votes for Senate health care bill

GOP's challenge: finding votes for Senate health care bill

Taxes that funded the Affordable Care Act's coverage expansion would be eliminated under the Senate bill except the 40 percent "Cadillac tax" on high-cost health plans. MCEVERS: Pamela Morris, C...

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