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Tell your senators to kill secret health care bill

It "would have a profoundly negative impact on Americans", said John Meigs, president of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The Congressional Budget Office will release its analysis of the bill next week. It would be politically hard for Heller to take a different stance on the measure from the popular Sandoval. Already, Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen is preparing to challenge him. Read More »

Black off-duty St. Louis officer shot by white officer


At about 10 p.m. Wednesday evening, St. Louis police received a report that a stolen vehicle had been spotted. Police immediately got to the scene and were confronted by three people inside the stolen auto. "We can see this is a real problem". 'This has been a national discussion for the past two years'. "There is this perception that a black man is automatically feared", Tate says. Read More »

Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman

As he continued to make " good progress ", his condition was upgraded again on Wednesday, allowing him to begin " an extended period of healing and rehabilitation ". Scalise is "doing a lot better", House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday, reporting that he has been talking and texting. Officials also said Hodgkinson had kept a storage locker in Alexandria and visited it 43 times between April and June, usually between 6 a.m. Read More »

Eid al-Fitr: Saudi Arabia declares Sunday first day

What is IFtar and Sehr? Some parts of Latin America, the U.S. and Africa will also be able to see the new moon with the naked eye on the evening of June 24. Tied inextricably to another pillar of Ramadan , the spirit of community, we need to start considering our nation as an entire community in and of itself. Read More »

London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns


Camden council earlier identified a number of tower blocks on the Chalcot's estate that used similar cladding and has begun work to remove the panels. Camden Council in north London, which announced the evacuation Friday night, was the first local government to take the dramatic step of emptying its buildings so safety upgrades could be made. Read More »

North Korea rebuttal: Otto Warmbier's death 'a mystery'

North Korea today denied torturing or mistreating Otto Warmbier , the U.S. student who died after being released from the North in a coma, in the first official reaction to his death. Until Friday, North Korea had said only that it released the young man on "humanitarian grounds". His death fanned a conflict between North Korea and the United States that was already aggravated by North Korea's defiant missile launches and two nuclear tests since early a year ago as part of its effort to ... Read More »

Corbyn Overtakes May in UK PM Polls

He accused Theresa May and the Tories of "clinging to power by the skin of their teeth" and he pledged to fight the minority government, whose survival depends on it reaching a deal with the ultra-conservative DUP. "You know what, we, all of us, we should be proud that the politics of hope can and always will overcome the politics of fear that was being put forward by the other side". Read More »

Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Military Threat

Russian Federation has put its forces on a more aggressive posture in the skies over western Syria , warning USA and coalition jets they will be shot down if they stray west of the Euphrates. The staunch United States ally in September said it would widen the scope of targets in the air war against IS by allowing its pilots to strike jihadist support and logistics resources in Iraq and Syria . Read More »

Ruth Davidson dismisses Scottish Tories breakaway claim


The election results in Scotland have delivered a number of surprises . For example, the nationalists campaigned on raising the top rate of tax so as to offset the effects on austerity in 2015 but, when an amendment was proposed to the Scottish budget to raise it, the SNP voted it down . Read More »

J&K Police forms SIT to probe lynching, shunts out SP


The first reports of the lynching of a man outside the Jamia Masjid came at about 11:30pm Thursday night. The led to an altercation, causing Pandith to fire three shots from his service revolver in self defence. According to Vaid, the officer was at the site for the protection of the people and was only doing his duty. "There could be no bigger murder of trust than this", Mufti reportedly said. Read More »

Doctors: Officer stabbed in neck at airport recovering well

The knife "was probably very, very close to severing his major artery and nerve", Scholten said today, adding that it could have also severed "his windpipe and digestive system". Forty-nine-year-old Amor Ftouhi, a Canadian from Tunisia, is charged in the attack. Neville, 49, who is now alert and awake, fought off his attacker for a minute as other police assisted in subduing the suspect. Read More »

Australia says to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat

A statement by the army of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said the USA "atack was an attempt to undermine efforts of the army as the only effective force capable with its allies ... Pentagon spokesman, Major Adrian Rankine Galloway, said the U.S. had taken "prudent measures to re-position aircraft over Syria " to ensure the safety of pilots. Read More »

Sunglasses Global Market (2017-2021) - Sales Revenue, Grow Pricing and Resources

To begin with, the 8K Ultra HD TV market report 2017, portrays the brief introduction of 8K Ultra HD TV industry covering definitions, variety of product applications and 8K Ultra HD TV industry landscape view. It elucidates potential revenue opportunity across different segments and explains attractive investment proposition matrix for this market. This is expected to emerge as a key growth driver of the global casino management systems market in the near future. Read More »

Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot car as punishment


The children were identified as 1-year old Cavanaugh Ramirez, and 2-year old Juliet Ramirez. After searching the home, the mother found them playing in the auto. Throughout multiple interviews, Randolph created several variations of the events which lead to the death of her children. Authorities were called to the home at about 4 p.m. Read More »

Portugal move towards Confederations Cup semi-finals


After the draw with Portugal , Mexico's coach Juan Carlos Osorio made eight changes against New Zealand , which back-fired and his side only reacted when they fell behind. "I'm proud of what the lads did, they put in a great performance and ultimately we should have got more out of it, we didn't get the result we wanted and probably deserved". Read More »

Australia lifts suspension of airstrikes against IS in Syria

Australia said Thursday it had lifted a suspension of its airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria that was imposed amid tensions with Russian Federation after a USA fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane this week. Special Forces and U.S. -backed militia around Al-Tanf, near the border with Jordan. Those local forces, which the USA calls the Syrian Democratic Forces, or SDF, are now fighting to recapture the extremists' self-declared capital of Raqqa. Read More »

No council high-rises in Scotland have cladding used on Grenfell Tower


Metropolitan Police say it started in a Hotpoint fridge-freezer with the model number FF175BP on the fourth floor of the tower and spread quickly, per the Evening Standard . The government said the model had never been recalled in the country. Such were their concerns after the tests that the information was immediately shared with government to disseminate more widely. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana


Even Indiana in the Midwest felt the impact of Cindy, which sprang Tuesday from the Gulf of Mexico as a tropical storm before roughing up the Deep South and making landfall Thursday. Cindy is expected to slowly sweep across western and northern Louisiana and into southeastern Arkansas between Thursday night and Friday morning. As of 7 a.m., the storm was about 40 miles northwest of Lake Charles, La. Read More »

Exeter Schoolboys Wear Skirts, Protest Shorts Ban


While it was Lambeth and his friends who made the idea happen - on Thursday, he and 30 other boys walked into school wearing plaid, pleated skirts borrowed from sisters and female friends - it was actually the school's principal who planted the seed. Read More »

Islamic State publish video of destroyed historic mosque


What happened to the Great Mosque? The al-Hadba minaret of Mosul's Grand al-Nuri Mosque. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File). Iraq's ministry of defense says IS destroyed the al-Nuri mo. The militant group claimed that a coalition airstrike was responsible for the destruction. ISIS took over the area in 2014 and a year later released videos of its soldiers destroying artifacts on Hatra grounds with sledgehammers and automatic weapons. Read More »

Russian warships fire missiles at ISIS targets In Syria

Militants who survived the attack were later killed in airstrikes. Today's precision strike hit a large IS ammunition depot near the town of Aqerbat, which detonated after receiving a direct hit, the Defense Ministry statement noted. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP) A target in Syria hit by a missile launched by a Russian Navy ship in the eastern Mediterranean. The movements of ISIS terrorists in the area are being monitored by Russian surveillance assets operating round the ... Read More »

Australia to resume airstrikes against IS targets soon

Australia's halt in operations came after Russia's Defense Ministry said on Monday that "all kinds of airborne vehicles, including aircraft and UAVs of the global coalition.will be tracked by the Russian SAM systems as air targets" if flying west of the Euphrates River in Syria. Read More »

Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in N Korea

The editorial said the USA government was caught in a crisis that might result in "the impeachment of Trump", and it alleged without evidence that Trump is getting ready to assault North Korea to help district from the "tough situation" he faces in his own country. Read More »

Holocaust survivor wins gender base case against El Al


Rabinowitz then confronted her fellow passenger, saying, "I'm an 81-year-old woman". Anat Hoffman, the executive director of the Israel Religious Action Committee, the public and legal advocacy branch of the Reform Movement in Israel, welcomed the decision as a victory for Mrs. Read More »

Pence hires outside legal counsel


US Vice President Mike Pence has appointed a personal criminal defence lawyer to handle his responses to special counsel Robert Mueller's inqury into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election . "What happens in the Northern Triangle countries of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala directly affects the security and economic interests of the United States and other countries in the region", he said. Read More »

SRCC releases first cut-off at 97.75 pc

St Stephens also set records past year with some highest cut off for admission in Delhi University . Economics (hons) cut off is 1% lesser and stands at 97.5%. The cutoff for science subjects remained nearly same as a year ago with Chemistry (H) at 97.33 per cent and Physics (H) at 97 per cent. The college kept the cutoff for Eco (H) at 97.25 per cent and B.Com (H) at 97.5 per cent. Read More »

Supporters of Charleena Lyles to pack Seattle police review board meeting


The statement provided by the Seattle police department said both officers were "equipped with less lethal force options", and that all its officers are trained in crisis intervention. He said family members are heartbroken and dedicated to finding justice. "She was fine at first, but then when we were inside with her, she had a giant pair of scissors and wouldn't put them down". Read More »