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Letting Obamacare implode might be Trump's least popular position yet

Just 17% said the Trump administration should undermine Obamacare or let it fail. And by almost 2-to-1, most say it's good that the Senate rejected the GOP repeal-and-replace bill last month. Going forward, most respondents said they wanted Trump and the Republicans to abandon their attempts to repeal ObamaCare and instead focus on shoring up the healthcare markets and stabilizing the law. Read More »

Trump White House to look into China's trade practices

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An investigation by Lighthizer could possibly lead to tariffs against China and action through the World Trade Organization. The announcement will come amid rising tensions between the US and North Korea. In a background briefing with reporters on Saturday, White House officials pointed to frustration from USA businesses that they have to share intellectual property with China as a condition for doing business in the country. Read More »

A look inside the White House construction

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Officials did not say why the president would be making the trip to the White House, where the Oval Office is undergoing routine renovations. Workers will also replace the heating and air conditioning systems. The Oval Office and Situation Room, where the US President meets aides in times of crisis, as well as other offices in the West Wing are among areas being redecorated. Read More »

Reports say Barcelona could turn their attention to Real Madrid's Marco Asensio

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The Spanish outlet have claimed that it is surprising that Real Madrid have not officially publicized the news of this vital agreement. His contract also comes with an optional fifth year to 2022. It is said no player in the Madrid first team has a release clause lower than €500 with players in the youth tea, already on €300. Even Lionel Messi only has a €300m figure written into his contract, which is no longer seen as an impossible fee. Read More »

World oldest man Yisrael Kristal dies aged 113

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Israeli citizen Yisrael Kristal, who was recognized as the world's oldest man, died in Israel's Haifa on Friday, the Haaretz daily said. Since he was an observant Jew, his family could not be reached on Friday evening, the onset of the Jewish sabbath. Read More »

Regulator warns MPs on Brexit transition risks

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Woods, who is also deputy governor of the Bank of England , said the regulator has already identified two key risks including the extra costs and risks firms may incur through fragmentation caused by Brexit and the disruption to the servicing of existing contracts and obstacles to data transfer. Read More »

Omarosa appearance at black journalist conference doesn't go well

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NY Times reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones was scheduled to moderate but reportedly bailed after Omarosa , now the director of communications for the Office Of Public Liaison for Trump, was added. She maintained she uses her White House position to bring people together to discuss policy. Gordon told the audience that Omarosa "has requested to not be alone on the stage". Read More »

Brooks Criticizes Strange in Alabama Senate Campaign Ad

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Rep. Mo BrooksMo BrooksNew poll shows Moore leading in Alabama special election primary Senate primaries: How far will Trump go for revenge? "You're absolutely right, Mr. Polling shows the Alabama special election will be extremely close despite Trump endorsing odd. "Others attack our president, I am fighting with him to drain the Swamp and repeal Obamacare", Mr. Read More »

Falcons agree to 5-year extension with Freeman

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In terms of average per year, Freeman's $8.25 average would exceed any current running back... Freeman's agent first raised the prospect of a lucrative extension the week of the Super Bowl, in which the Falcons squandered a 28-3 lead and lost in overtime to the New England Patriots . Read More »

Nikki Haley Accidentally Blasts Trump for 'Incredibly Dangerous' National Security Leak

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Much like China and Russian Federation with regard to North Korea, European countries had relatively little independent reason to sanction Iran, which they did not view a major direct threat to their own interests. The new sanctions slash a third of North Korea's $3 billion annual export revenue. If not, what new options does the United States have? It was a strong day for the United Nations. Read More »

USA airstrikes target al-Shabab fighters in Somalia

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A suicide bomber detonated a vest midday Friday inside the prison, authorities said , saying that General Osman survived the attack and was rushed out of the prison. The U.S. military conducted offensive airstrikes in Somalia on Thursday against fighters with al-Shabab, an affiliate of al-Qaeda. "In the past two weeks, our fearless Somali security forces have successfully disrupted multiple al-Shabab tax stations and removed a key al-Shabab governor, Ali Mohamed Hussein [Ali Jabal]", the ... Read More »

Woman Who Rode With Feet on Dashboard Shares 'Gruesome' Story

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Because of her experience, Tatum says she has a serious message for everyone who thinks it is comfortable to put their feet on the dashboard. "All my life I had my legs crossed and my foot on the dash", said Tatum, according to CBS . The fire department Tatum mentioned is Chattanooga Fire Department . EMERGENCY service authorities are warning people to keep their feet off their vehicle dashboards saying 'it could send your knees through your eye sockets'. Read More »

Olivier Giroud: 'Arsenal kept the faith against Leicester City'

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Arsenal didn't get off the most convincing start against Leicester tonight, but Giroud more than proved his worth to the club by finding a victor after a real scare from the visitors. Arsenal responded positively but Schmeichel was up to the task, stopping Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's long shot before getting across just in time to deny Hector Bellerin . Read More »

War of Words Heats Up between President Trump and North Korea

That announcement followed Trump's statement Tuesday that if North Korea issues more threats to the United States, "they will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen". On Friday, Trump said a military option against North Korea is "locked and loaded", ratcheting up his war of words against the Asian nation. The Democrats noted that the administrations of Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Read More »

Severe thunderstorm watch (again)

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Scattered thunderstorms are forming across portions of the province to the east of Georgian Bay into eastern Ontario in response to an approaching disturbance. and continues until 9 p.m. for most of northeast IL and southeast Wisconsin, including Cook, DuPage, Lake, Kane, Kendall, McHenry and Will counties. The National Weather Service has issued severe thunderstorm warnings for parts of northwestern and central Oklahoma as the storms move eastward. Read More »

Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte products coming to grocery stores this fall

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Starbucks can be blamed or praised for, in part, starting the pumpkin spice craze, with its "handcrafted" pumpkin spiced lattes that re-appear each fall. The suggested price is $2.79 for a 14-fluid-ounce bottle. And despite the ironic twist that the PSL contains no actual pumpkin (like, what??) Starbucks isn't showing any signs that the obsession is winding down. Read More »

Dozens killed in China bus accident

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The highway's right-hand lane ends in a wall - right where the bus crashed. The injured have been taken to hospital and rescue efforts are ongoing. The bus had departed from Chengdu in southwest Sichuan province en route to the central city of Luoyang. Read More »

North Korean Threats Hit 'Too Close To Home' For Greensboro Family

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In addition to having their own popularly elected governor and a small legislature, Guam sends a non-voting delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives. Pettigrew says her family is naturally on edge but that the island is prepared. On the other end of the line is Patrice Hara, his cousin, who has lived there most of her life. Read More »

Sebastian Gorka Just Increased The Chances of Nuclear War

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CLAMAN: So you're denying that you said it's inappropriate, perhaps, for Rex Tillerson to have told the American people to calm down? During brief remarks to reporters on Tuesday, the president threatened nuclear strikes against the regime of Kim Jong-un if it issues threats against the United States, saying the military will retaliate with " fire and fury like the world has never seen". Read More »

Hippo kills MI grandmother during African safari: She was an 'absolute treasure'

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Friends of Carol Sue Kirken said she went to the Rochester Hills YMCA every day because she was a member of the board of directors. "We are stunned and disheartened at her initial takeoff from our lives". There are few details of what exactly happened, but hippos are known as among the most unsafe land animals on earth. Friends and family paid tribute to Carol following news of her death. Read More »

Morocco bids to host 2026 FIFA World Cup

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With Europe (Russia) and Asia (Qatar) lined up to host the next two World Cups, bidding for 2026 was only open to member nations from the Americas, Africa and Oceania. This follows CAF's backing for the country to host the global showpiece in July this year. Federation Internationale de Football Association recently expanded the tournament to 48 teams, rather than the former 32. Read More »

USA will take 'appropriate measures' on North Korea - Trump adviser

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He referred to the recent exchange of threats between Washington and Pyongyang. "I think that the risk [of conflict] is very high", Lavrov said. "Air defense and aerospace forces were reinforced in the Far East region", Ozerov, former chairman of the defense and security committee of Russia's upper house of parliament, said. Read More »

Newborn girl rescued after being abandoned, covered in ants

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The unnamed mother is now in the custody of sheriffs and the local district attorney is now considering charges against her. Detectives knocked on the apartment's door, but the residents refused to open it. The mother was examined by paramedics and is expected to be OK. Child Protective Service officials will work to place the baby girl with a relative or close family friend for now. Read More »

US Marines Ground All Aircraft After Osprey Crash

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For the second time in two years, Marine Corps leaders have ordered all USA aviation units to observe a 24-hour "operational reset", halting flight operations to assess safety standards and readiness. The last time the Marine Corps ordered a 24-hour operational pause for all squadrons was in August 2016, after three F/A-18 Hornets with Marine pilots crashed in the space of two months. Read More »

Iran accuses Trump of 'bad faith' on nuclear deal

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On August 2, the head of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said that the United States sought to pull out of the agreement by pushing Iran to withdraw from the deal first. A man wearing a black ski mask and holding an AK-47, seated alongside two others, made the threat in a video bearing the Islamic State's Amaq news agency logo and showing footage of two attacks in Tehran in June claimed by the militant group. Read More »

30 children die in Gorakhpur hospital

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A statement issued by the state Information Department late evening categorically denied reports shown by "some TV channels as misleading". All these deaths occured within an interval of 48 hours and were due to scarcity and disruptive supply of oxygen which started from early Thursday morning. Read More »

HRC: Trump's assessment of transgender troop ban 'delusional'

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Additionally, Pentagon chief spokeswoman Dana White has confirmed that there are talks between the White House and Pentagon to come up with the details of the new policy. District Court in Washington by five anonymous "Jane Does". "Plaintiffs have served honorably and successfully in the military since coming out as transgender, and their transgender status has not had any detrimental effect on their ability to serve or to fulfill their duties". Read More »

Coloradans with family in Guam anxious about North Korea threats

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Trump said, "If North Korea does anything in terms of attacking us or our allies then they will be very very nervous as things will happen to them as like they haven't thought possible". Altogether, 7,000 US military personnel are stationed on Guam. One third of the island is owned by the USA military. Taking into account the threat and the fear of residents, Guam's governor, Eddie Baza Calvo, released a video address, reassuring the island's residents that there was no escalated threat. Read More »

Almost 60000 evacuated after China quake kills 19

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Chinese President Xi Jinping called for all efforts in the rescue operations while Prime Minister Li Keqiang urged the local government to assist the injured. Hundreds of soldiers and rescue personnel have been deployed to the Jiuzhaigou area, along with hundreds of vehicles, and dozens of sniffer dogs and devices to detect life under the rubble. Read More »