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Cruz, GOP colleagues back away from Obamacare repeal bill

Sen. Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., speaks to the media, accompanied by Senate Majority Whip Sen. John McCain , said he opposes the bill. Cruz said he wants to be a "yes" vote on Republicans' latest push to repeal Obamacare, the health care law he called a "disaster". Read More »

Two seismic events in North Korea 'unlikely' to be man-made explosions

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Criminalizing the drug trade means there are huge profits waiting for those willing to scoff at the drug laws, as North Korea has done for decades. Until now, the North has not tested its missiles and nuclear weapons together, opting instead to fire them separately - the missiles above ground and the nuclear weapons below. Read More »

Crystal Palace's Benteke suffers 'ligament damage' in Man City defeat

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Without Mendy, we can not attack fluently". "I have a lot of respect (for Palace ), from what I saw against Southampton and especially what they did against Burnley, when they created a lot of chances". "We've got to accept that we have been given a headache and we have to try to find the aspirin", said Hodgson. With City we have to wait and see. Sané found the breakthrough for City on Saturday as they trounced the Premier League's basement club Crystal Palace 5-0 at the Etihad. Read More »

Michigan 'Dreamers' feel whipsawed by Trump's waffling on DACA (slideshow)

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Embroidered on the front pockets are characters such as Dora the Explorer, Mickey Mouse or Bart Simpson. If DACA is allowed to expire, though, it could impact home care services for some. Many DACA recipients are now in their late teenage years or early 20s and are pursuing higher education and professional success. "DACA is not a path to legal residency or US citizenship". Read More »

Iran defies USA, tests missile

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He also criticized the 2015 pact that the United States and six other powers struck with Iran under which Tehran agreed to restrict its nuclear program in return for relief from economic sanctions. That makes them only medium-range but still sufficient to reach Israel or USA bases in the Gulf. On October 15, Trump is due to tell the US Congress whether he is ready to recertify Iran's compliance with the 2015 deal. Read More »

Amazon to deliver Chipotle, Denny's, Shake Shack and more fast-casual food

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The partnership means that most restaurants using the Olo system will now be available for delivery on Amazon Restaurants. Amazon is slowly but surely working to have its fingers in just about every part of your purchasing life, acquiring Whole Foods earlier this year , now locking-in a key partnership with Olo, a meal delivery service and digital infrastructure which provides hundreds of restaurants with a system that makes taking and fulfilling delivery orders simple. Read More »

Mexico natural disaster toll climbs to 292

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A powerful 6.2-magnitude quake has hit Mexico City , a Mexican monitoring body has said, and there are reports from witnesses of buildings shaking. As the rescue work in Mexico City continues around the clock, there is one particular rescuer who is getting much praise from peers, officials, and fans alike-including Mexico's very own president, Enrique Peña Nieto . Read More »

UK Concerned by Reports of Iran Missile Test, Johnson Says

Rouhani addressed the parade in Tehran, saying that Iran would not halt its missile program but continue to boost military capabilities, despite USA demands. General Assembly this week. Rouhani had rejected a USA -led effort to alter the Iranian 2015 nuclear agreement at the United Nations General Assembly in NY on Wednesday. Read More »

Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico Evacuates Thousands Before Dam Fails

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The Guajataca Dam is 120 feet high and almost 1,000 feet long and built in 1929 by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority. "We saw directly the damage to the Guajataca dam", Governor Ricardo Rossello said in a Spanish-language Twitter message on Saturday while reinforcing his request that people leave the area as soon as possible. Read More »

Iran needs no permission to boost its defense might: DM

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Israel has condemned Iran's latest ballistic missile test as a "provocation" amid growing concerns over the Islamic Republic's behavior and USA threats to end the 2015 landmark nuclear deal with world powers. Iranian officials have argued that the measure only applies to missiles specifically created to carry nuclear warheads. "We will promote our defensive and military power as much as we deem necessary", Rouhani told a military parade. Read More »

Official says at 8 wounded in Tennessee church shooting

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The majority are older adults. Nashville police have taken one person into custody. This is a developing story and News 2 has multiple crews on the scene. At least eight people were injured in the shooting. Authorities are warning people to stay away from the area. The church, which was conducting its weekly 10am service, is located in Pin Hook Road. Read More »

Biggest Flash Points In The Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill

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Republican Senators John McCain of Arizona and Rand Paul of Kentucky have already said they would vote against the repeal effort, the latest of dozens of legislative attempts by Republicans to undermine the 2010 law they have opposed, in part because it requires nearly all American workers to buy health care insurance policies or pay a fine if they don't. Read More »

Tamil Nadu minister: Afraid of Sasikala, we lied about Jayalalithaa's health

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According to him, everyone in the government and in the ruling AIADMK party "lied about the people" who had met Jayalalithaa in Apollo Hospital, where she was admitted on September 22 past year. The minister said that whoever went to meet Jaya was coming back after meeting either Sasikala or the doctors who were treating her. The revelations by Minister Srinivasan demolishes all such statements. Read More »

Trump claims Chinese banks won't do business with North Korea

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The statement by the Korean leader, however, did not reference any nuclear weapons owing that he serves in a political system that thrives in what many people refer to as a cult of personality. Kim said he is "thinking hard" about his response and that he would "tame the mentally deranged U". Mr Trump said "tolerance for this disgraceful practice must end now". Read More »

Backed SDF captures one of Syria's largest gas fields: Commander

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The Syrian Army and allied militias were reportedly advancing towards the same location and were seeking to cut block SDF advances. Recently, Syrian government troops crossed to the eastern bank of the Euphrates River in Deir ez-Zor for the first time since they broke a siege on parts of the eastern city earlier this month. Read More »

We are refugees and not illegal immigrants, Rohingyas tells SC

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The number of Rohingya Muslim minority refugees who have fled violence in Myanmar and crossed into Bangladesh has stabilised at nearly 430,000, the UN Office in the country said on Saturday. The Indian government earlier this week said the Rohingya Muslims crossing into the country were illegally using "porous border" between its border with Myanmar. Read More »

China announces imposition of oil sanctions on North Korea from 1 October

North Korea has been struck by a 3.4 scale quake that China says may have been caused by an explosion. After a week in which, with tweets and in a speech before the United Nations General Assembly , Trump introduced the derogatory nickname "Rocket Man" for Kim into worldwide news coverage and left open his prerogative to "totally destroy" North Korea, the president gave no ground on Friday in his public standoff with his adversary. Read More »

Quake detected in North Korea, reports conflict on scale and nature

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, now in NY for a United Nations meeting, warned Thursday that the North could conduct a test of a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific. It would ban exports of liquefied natural gas to the North immediately as well. A ban on textile imports from the North will go into effect immediately, the statement said. Read More »

White House looks to expand Trump travel ban

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President Trump's original travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority countries including Iran, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Sudan or Somalia is scheduled to expire Sunday. Officials described the process of reaching the new recommendations as far more deliberate and systematic than Trump's original travel ban order, which was signed just days after he took office with little consultation or input outside the White House. Read More »

Third quake strikes southern Mexico, felt in Mexico City

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Signs seeking missing pets are scattered around Mexico's capital. Families have been sleeping in tents, accepting food and coffee from strangers, people have organized to present a united front to authorities, who they pressed ceaselessly for information. Read More »

Nuclear tests feared in North Korea as a 3.4 magnitude natural disaster detected

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The pursuit of nuclear weapons will not bring security for North Korea's government and China's assistance is vital to bringing Pyongyang's atomic and missile programs under control, U.S. "The situation on the Korean Peninsula now is complicated and sensitive", Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang told a press briefing in Beijing . Read More »

Caroline Wozniacki powers to Pan Pacific title in Tokyo

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Kerber, who has slipped back to 14th in the world since winning last year's Australian and US Open titles, clinched the breaker 7-4 with a fierce serve down the middle. By contrast, Pavlyuchenkova's gruelling three-set semi-final win over Angelique Kerber appeared to have taken its toll and she struggled with accuracy, registering three double faults in the set. Read More »

Third Person Arrested After London Underground Attack

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Commander Dean Haydon, head of the Metropolitan Police Service's Counter Terrorism Command, says a "significant amount of activity" has taken place since a homemade bomb partially detonated during the morning rush hour Friday, injuring 30 people. Read More »

MI loses starting quarterback with undisclosed injury

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But since then, the offense hasn't mustered much. Evans (5'11/200) also caught two passes for 28 yards, and looked like the most dynamic player in the MI offense on Saturday, as fellow running backs Ty Isaac and Karan Higdon were held in check by the Boilermarker defense. Read More »

Burnley and Huddersfield cancel each other out

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It's unacceptable in my book -- I have been talking about it for three years. "I'm very pleased with this clean sheet of course, a fourth in six games". Sean was even further away! "I saw it again". I've spoken to him and it was a dive. "We have a specialist appointment [on Friday] when we will get some information on how long he will be out", said Huddersfielder manager David Wagner , also a USA worldwide in his playing days. Read More »

No. 2 Clemson erupts in fourth quarter to blast Boston College

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The Eagles averaged only 2.9 yards a carry for 97 yards. After two straight wins over top-15 opponents, things seemingly get easier for No. 2 Clemson when the Tigers return home to face struggling Boston College on Saturday. "We took this team, which was No. 2 in the country, late into the fourth quarter and our kids played their tails off", he said. "It wasn't a situation where our guys were completely loose and we knew it going in". Read More »