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House spurns GOP leaders in crafting $28 billion-plus budget

But instead, what resulted was a non-decision. The governor could furlough employees under his direct supervision along with authority to furlough given to the Board of Public Works, the House Speaker and Senate President, and the state Supreme Court for their employees. Lire la suite »

Gene Simmons Seeks to Register Trademark on Devil Horns Hand Gesture

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Simmons' trademark application is bound to meet with some resistance-after all, Ronnie James Dio is widely credited with popularizing sign of the horns gesture. John Lennon is seen making the gesture on the cover of The Beatles' 1966 "Elanor Rigby" single. In some Meditteranean cultures, the "devil horns" gesture is made to a man to suggest that his wife is being unfaithful. Lire la suite »

Journalist tweets: Saudi minister says Pakistanis are our slaves

Though it said it will remain neutral in the dispute, Morocco has also pledged to send planes carrying food to Qatar to boost supplies, and has offered to mediate in the stand-off. He also recalled that Qatar stood firmly against the military coup in Turkey in July 2017. In his strongest comments yet on the crisis, Erdogan added that Qatar was a country "on which a death sentenced had in some way been pronounced". Lire la suite »

No new date for Brexit talks after European Union meeting

One senior backbencher told the BBC that she had appeared "contrite and genuine but not on her knees". Taking the responsibility for the Conservatives' disastrous performance in last week's general election, British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday offered an apology to the angry MPs of her Party. Lire la suite »

Trump Calls Health Care Bill He Celebrated in the Rose Garden 'Mean'

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Hatch has held several meetings with Utahns about what they would want in the bill. Capitol Hill sources who asked not to be named said Trump described the version of the legislation that passed the House last month as " mean ". Now, Senate Democrats are again forcefully speaking out against their GOP colleagues' quiet drafting of a health care bill . "If it's Obamacare light that will be hard for me", said Sen. Lire la suite »

Razer Reveals Upgraded Blade Stealth Laptop at E3

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Razer has unleashed a new version of its popular Blade Stealth laptop. That's nearly an inch of additional screen real estate, although Razer will continue to sell the 12.5-inch versions: one with a QHD non-touch display and one with a 4K touch screen. Lire la suite »

Trump says assailant in Scalise shooting has died, congressman in stable condition

Congressmen gather early mornings this time of year to practice for the charity game. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) was among those shot on Wednesday morning. "At least two others were also wounded". Both are OK, their respective offices told News 6. After medical personnel arrived, he said he retrieved Scalise's phone and made the first call to Scalise's wife to notify her of the shooting. Lire la suite »

Rep. Steve Scalise among those shot at Virginia park

Two police officers and two or three congressional staff members were among the wounded, Sen. "I can tell you firsthand Steve Scalise was extremely courageous and did what he was supposed to do to minimize any damage", Wenstrup added. Then-House Speaker John Boehner supported Scalise and Rep. Cedric Richmond, a black Democrat from Louisiana , also supported Scalise. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz. Lire la suite »

Libya sees oil production gains ahead

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NOC Chairman Mustafa Sanalla said the agreement gives Wintershall enough of a production share to cover its costs and ends a costly shutdown. "The agreement with Wintershall would allow an immediate resumption of production at Wintershall's concession areas in eastern Libya, where work was suspended due to an administrative dispute after the Presidential Council had chose to split the authorities of the NOC and the oil ministry with the NOC, keeping for itself the administration of oil ... Lire la suite »

More Questions Than Answers After AG Sessions Testifies Before Senate Committee

Comey, who testified before the same committee last week , said he couldn't discuss the "problematic" reason the FBI believed Sessions needed to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation. Things got intense between Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Sen. In a February meeting, Comey said, Trump told Sessions and other administration officials to leave the room before asking him to drop a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with ... Lire la suite »

London fire: baby dropped from 10th floor caught by man on ground

You could hear people screaming. Another witness, Saimar Lleshi, saw people tying together sheets in an attempt to escape. "I peeked [out of the window] and I saw a lot of fire engines, policemen everywhere". London Mayor Sadiq Khan said he was "truly devastated" by the incident and warned that the numbers of dead and injured could increase. "It's just such a big fire", Tim Downey, an eyewitness, told the BBC early Wednesday. Lire la suite »

Super Mario Odyssey Lets You Play As A Dinosaur

Psyonix also said there will be cross-platform play, though this won't work with PS4. In a surprise announcement during Nintendo's E3 2017 livestream, the Pokemon Company's CEO and President Tsunekazu Ishihara announced that a core-series Pokemon game is now in development for the Nintendo Switch . Lire la suite »

London fire: Massive blaze engulfs 27-storey Grenfell Tower; two injuries reported

The cause of the fire is now unknown, but it has emerged that a resident group had previously lodged complaints to the local council who own the building, after narrowly avoiding a fire in 2013 when faulty wiring caused power surges. Smoke billows from a fire that has engulfed the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in west London . Residents said it appeared to start in an apartment on a lower floor and spread upward quickly. Lire la suite »

WH: Trump Has 'No Intention' of Firing Mueller

Attorney General Jeff Sessions , whose contacts with Russia's ambassador to the USA during the presidential campaign have sparked questions, is appearing before the Senate intelligence committee as it investigates alleged Russian meddling in the election. Lire la suite »

Memorable Moments From James Comey's Testimony

Questioned about Comey's central claim that Trump told him to lay off Flynn, the president responded: "I didn't say that". "I didn't say that", Trump said in response to a question about that particular part of Comey's testimony. "Any Republican member of Congress, you are going down with the ship. Who would do that?" TRUMP JR.: The dates seem very confusing to me, based on what I saw in The New York Times and based on his claim that it was because of a tweet from my father the day ... Lire la suite »

GOP senator describes shooting in Virginia; 'People were dropping'

Brooks also told the network that he watched as "a Capitol security guy who had already been shot, who had helped take down the shooter, came limping over to us in the outfield, totally ignoring his own wounds to check on the person he was primarily responsible for - Steve Scalise being a part of the House leadership team". Lire la suite »

London Firefighters Battle High-Rise Inferno, At Least 6 Fatalities Reported

Large pieces of debris could be seen falling from Grenfell Tower, a 1970s council block in the working-class north Kensington area - a short distance from chic Notting Hill . "There's a fireman shouting "get down the stairs", one of the block's residents, Michael Paramasivan, told BBC radio. Another witness told the BBC that nobody would have been able to escape above the third floor. Lire la suite »

Six dead and number expected to rise

But on Wednesday, as an enormous fire gutted the 24-story residential block, it emerged that local residents' groups had expressed concerns about safety going back several years. "I was yelling everyone to get down and they were saying "We can't leave our apartments, the smoke is too bad on the corridors". "We lost everything. Lire la suite »

White House torn over Mueller's role as pressure grows

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A new report says Attorney General Jeff Sessions will double down on a Department of Justice claim that former FBI Director James Comey misrepresented an interaction between the two during sworn testimony last week. It also means the Russian Federation storm will continue to swamp Trump's agenda. It will be the first sworn public testimony from Sessions, a longtime former senator, since he was nominated by President Donald Trump and confirmed as the nation's top law enforcement officer in ... Lire la suite »

'I got us into this mess'

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Sir Major told BBC Radio 4's World at One that if the Conservatives "locked" themselves into a deal with one of the main parties in Northern Ireland , there was a danger the government would no longer be seen as an "impartial honest broker" in restoring the power-sharing arrangements and upholding NI institutions. Lire la suite »

Suspect in congressional baseball shooting identified

The St. Clair County prosecutor says Hodgkinson has an arrest record. Scalise , the No. 3 House Republican, was shot Wednesday along with several others during a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. The condition of the shooter was not immediately clear. "There's not much scheduling going on up here at 6:30 in the morning, so in terms of practice, there's no excuses", freshman Kansas Rep. Lire la suite »

Rand Paul Discusses Role of Security During Morning Shooting

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Davis said he was not going to "assess who takes responsibility" for the division, as "we are all responsible for the discourse that has happened in American government. I catch in the game and you can ask every single Democrat; I jaw with them, we have fun, it is a great opportunity. "Only we can change that", Davis said. Lire la suite »

Rokita Statement About Shooting at Congressional Baseball Practice

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Scalise is in stable condition, according to reports. My prayers are with everyone affected by this, including Majority Whip Steve Scalise and the members of the U.S. Kentucky Senator Rand Paul , who was present at the shooting scene where five people including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise were shot during baseball practice , said this after the incident. Lire la suite »