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Senate pushes for healthcare vote by end of the month


The Senate parliamentarian ruled that the House bill can advance under the strict rules of reconciliation, a legislative vehicle that enable Republicans to pass health care with 51 votes instead of 60 but also mandates that the legislation must save money. Lire la suite »

Afghan authorities lock down Kabul after protest clashes


Mr Danish said at least six people had been killed, while a witness who did not want to be quoted by name told the Reuters news agency that 12 people had died and 18 had been wounded. The blast took place in the city's diplomatic district, which includes the presidential palace and several embassies. "Any government attempt to disrupt our fair and just demonstration will show their complicity with terrorist groups and the perpetrators of Wednesday s attack", said Asif Ashna, a spokesman ... Lire la suite »

Angry Trump decries being target of Russia probe

He also told the Senate Intelligence Committee in his June 8 testimony that he believed Trump had directed him to drop a related agency investigation into the president's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn. Comey told Congress last week that he leaked his memos of his conversations Trump to a friend after a tweet by the president suggested he may have taped the conversations. Lire la suite »

What would happen if Trump tried to fire special counsel Mueller


Yet, at least initially, he holstered his Twitter finger and publicly said nothing. Trump can't directly fire Mueller, but could ask Rosenstein to fire him. Trump's behavior in office has been disruptive, to put it mildly. BRENNAN: On CBS This Morning former House Speaker Newt Gingrich , who had initially said he was a fan of Mueller, accused him of picking politically biased investigators. Lire la suite »

Hodgkinson, the Alexandria shooter, was living in van, called a 'loner'


Euille said he frequently saw Hodgkins in the lobby using his laptop. AP's commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots. "That was the type of conversation we had". "He never worked out". Another Y member, Stephen Brennwald, said he'd regularly see Hodgkinson at the gym - but never in workout gear. "He'd just sit there and stare at his laptop". Lire la suite »

SA Govt Asks Trump to Reconsider Withdrawal From Paris Agreement

The Cabinet expressed its regret at the USA decision to withdraw from the agreement , which President Donald Trump announced last week. Hawaii became the leading example of these statements when Gov. Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, where the landmark global climate agreement was agreed in December 2015, said the decision by Donald Trump to pull the USA out of the deal was 'a mistake that would have dramatic consequences'. Lire la suite »

Another noose found near museum in nation's capital


It was found on a lamppost in the area of 3rd Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Last month, a noose was discovered inside the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, prompting a portion of the museum to be closed for almost three hours while police investigated. Lire la suite »

After jury deadlocks, Bill Cosby faces 2nd sex assault trial

The jurors - five women and seven men - were unable to come to a unanimous decision in a courtroom battle closely watched by the public as well as dozens of women who have accused Cosby of similar misconduct in the past. Prosecutors suggested he drugged her with something stronger. Ms Constand told the court in Norristown, Pennsylvania that she had seen Cosby as a mentor figure and went to his home in January 2004 to seek careers advice. Lire la suite »

Judge declares mistrial in Cosby's sexual assault case

Cosby was charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at her home - at his home - pardon me - in 2004. "If it's 11-1 in favor of guilty, the prosecution retries the case under the assumption there is one unusual holdout juror that for whatever reason never budged", says Alan Tuerkheimer, a Chicago-based jury consultant who followed the case. Lire la suite »

DUP to 'support soft Irish border' in Brexit talks

According to The Scottish Farmer DUP MPs have promised that the party will fight for a secure future for farmers and fishermen in Northern Ireland and across the UK. But Jeremy Corbyn , leader of Britain's main opposition, said his Labour Party would not support May's Queen's Speech in the lower house of parliament to try to force her out of power through a vote of no confidence. Lire la suite »

US Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

It's a visible reminder of the attack that's bridged political parties, even as the game goes on. "We need the support of the country behind it, maybe the heated rhetoric on both sides will calm down and would make me happy". Both had appeared on the House floor earlier. Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond is the Democrats' star pitcher, and a close friend of Scalise's. Though the game pegs Republicans against Democrats, attendees and participating lawmakers showed unity in wake of the ... Lire la suite »

58 presumed dead in London tower blaze

Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, London mayor Sadiq Khan , Prince William and Queen Elizabeth, 91, have all visited the local area and anger has been growing in the community. "People are terrified that the same thing could happen to them", said Khan. Engineering experts and fire safety specialists believe the building's exterior cladding may have quickly fueled the blaze, overwhelming fire protection devices. Lire la suite »

#PhilandoCastile: Closing Arguments Complete, Jury Begins Deliberations in Trial of Jeronimo Yanez

In his final instructions to the jury , Ramsey County District Judge William H. Leary III pointed that out - and also defined what the jury's legal standard should be to convict Yanez of the individual charges. "He had no reason to do that". Yanez repeatedly used the word "it" and made statements such as, "And, he put his hand around something", in the conversation with his supervisor and in an hourlong interview with investigators from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) ... Lire la suite »

Amazon buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Amazon is buying Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion. Other retail and food distribution-related stocks in the USA and Europe, including Wal-Mart and Target , followed suit. And figuring out how to get it to your front door is the ultimate inconvenience for consumers. 'Shoppers, vendors, people with whom we talked across the country said that Lidl literally transformed everybody's standard of living, whether they shopped at Lidl or not, ' he said. Lire la suite »

Judge declares mistrial in Cosby sexual-assault case

The jury deliberated for more than 52 hours over six days. Why did a mistrial happen? Callan said the $33.5 million awarded in the case reflected the jury's reaction to a double homicide and was larger than a potential award to someone who has civil claims against Cosby. Lire la suite »

Memorial designer to create church shooting memorial


The architect who designed the 9/11 Memorial in NY has been chosen to create a memorial to honor the nine worshipers who died in a racist attack on a Charleston church. "I feel very privileged to be here but I also feel the weight of this responsibility and pray that I will find the means to convey the beauty that I've seen here in Charleston", Arad said. Lire la suite »

Corbyn: More Labour MPs will be elected in Scotland

We must accept that verdict. He said Labour would remain on a General Election footing due to the instability of the minority Tory government and set out plans to visit 65 Conservative seats over the coming months. But Theresa May was very clear - no deal is better than a bad deal - and she was prepared to be "bloody difficult" if that was what it took to get Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission; Michel Barnier, EU chief negotiator; and Martin Selmayr, Junker's ... Lire la suite »

Crash can't keep Rea off podium in Misano

The Welshman was diagnosed with a closed thoracic trauma at the circuit medical centre and was then transported by ambulance to Rimini to undergo a CAT scan, which showed the fracture. 'I was thinking about making a move on the last corner but Chaz made a mistake and that was that. Italian Marco Melandri was another faller on the last lap on his Ducati, crashing out while third on his home circuit as he gave chase to Davies and Rea in a thrilling battle at the front. Lire la suite »

Missing Fitzgerald sailors found in flooded compartments


A Navy official said the point of impact was where crucial communications equipment was located, knocking out ship-to-shore and other forms of communication on the ship and forcing the crew to revert to the use of satellite phones. An information center with available counselors has been set up at the U.S. Naval base in Yokosuka. The USS Fitzgerald's captain, Cmdr. None of the crew members were injured in the incident. Lire la suite »

Young and educated people more likely to vote Labour

The Conservatives (Tories) will now govern on the whim of the Democratic Unionist Party , a last century throwback party that includes climate change deniers and anti-abortionists . During the campaign, the Labour leader also held a number of rallies to mobilise young voters and used videos and social media to raise his profile. Lire la suite »