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Mitch McConnell works to rally GOP votes for Senate health bill

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Heller, who faces a hard re-election fight next year, said he would vote against the bill in its current form but did not rule out supporting a revamped version. On the other side, moderate-leaning senators like Susan Collins of ME were also expressing reservations. Speaking at a press conference in his home state Friday, Heller was the first Republican senator to come out swinging against the Better Care Reconciliation Act , while at least seven others have expressed reservations but ... Lire la suite »

Trump reiterates "I didn't tape" James Comey

This came after Trump himself admitted on an earlier Fox News interview Friday morning that he hung the threat of "tapes" over former FBI Director James Comey's head in order to impact Comey's testimony. "I think the president has played the media like a fiddle for two and a half years", said Florida Sen. Trump wrote on Twitter on May 12. But, you know, I have confidence in him. Lire la suite »

Rep. Steve Scalise Out Of Intensive Care

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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , who was shot and critically injured during a GOP congressional baseball practice last week, was transferred out of the intensive care unit at MedStar Washington Hospital on Friday, Fox News confirmed. Scalise was shot in the hip, resulting in damage to bone, blood vessels and internal organs. Despite the initial scare, his condition appears to have steadily improved. Lire la suite »

HTC starts teasing additional squeeze functions for the U11

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However this video shows what HTC thinks Edge Sense can do within apps; like the action it now performs within the camera app - long squeezing flips from the front-facing camera to rear-facing shooter, and a short squeeze snaps a photo. And when you're watching a video and want to pause the action, you'll be able to squeeze the U11 to pause the clip. The suggestions in the video aren't "coming soon", rather they seem to be fishing for feedback on what you can do with the squeeze ... Lire la suite »

EU's Tusk says British offer on expats' rights 'below expectations'

This announcement will come as a relief to many health organisations who have previously warned of the devastating effect that a mass exodus of European staff leaving the United Kingdom could have on the health service. But the article goes on to say that despite the majority of Cameron's cabinet ministers agreeing to it the move was vetoed by then Home Secretary Theresa May . Lire la suite »

U.S. student's death a 'mystery to us as well' - North Korea

The North Koreans compared this Trump " wag the dog " scenario to former President Bill Clinton using military strikes on Iraq to distract from the Monica Lewinsky scandal, claiming that Trump would use the same tactic to avoid a "tough situation" in the US that could lead to his impeachment. Lire la suite »

Senate Healthcare Bill Makes Major Cuts to Medicaid

Republican leaders are planning to bring it to a final vote next week, as McConnell tries to get the 142-page bill passed in the Senate before the July 4 recess. And Susan Collins of ME reiterated her opposition to language blocking federal money for Planned Parenthood, which many Republicans oppose because it provides abortions. Lire la suite »

Trump defends economic team: 'I just don't want a poor person'

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Mnuchin worked at Goldman Sachs for 17 years and profited off of the housing crisis . "When you get the president of Goldman Sachs , smart", Trump said . Struggling to advance his agenda in Washington, President Donald Trump arrived in the Midwest on Wednesday in search of his supporters' warm embrace and to celebrate a Republican congressional victory in an election viewed as an early referendum on his presidency. Lire la suite »

DNC Chairman Tom Perez suggests Democrats could 'take 50 seats' in House

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Republicans have won all four of this year's special House elections to replace Republicans chosen by Trump for his Cabinet, including contests this week in Georgia and SC. The honest answer is, in some areas of the country, yes, she is. Rep. Tim Ryan , D-Ohio, had challenged Pelosi for her leadership position earlier this year, and agreed, during an interview on CNN Wednesday night, that Republicans' ads using her as a Democratic boogey-woman have been effective. Lire la suite »

North Korea denies torturing U.S. detainee Otto Warmbier

He had spent 17 months in captivity after being arrested in early 2016 for allegedly stealing a propaganda poster from his Pyongyang hotel. It is increasingly clear that North Korea is driving toward a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) which could strike the US homeland. Lire la suite »

Death toll in Pakistan twin blasts rises to 37

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A suicide vehicle bombing near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan has killed 11 people and wounded 20. Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban, claimed responsibility for the attack. The second explosion targeted rescuers and bystanders who rushed to aid those who had been hurt in the first blast. Another person had died later after security forces opened fire on a crowd trying to hold a demonstration in front of the political agent's office ... Lire la suite »

Detroit judge halts deportation of Iraqi Christians

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Numerous plaintiffs are Chaldeans, an Iraqi Christian sect. "We are thankful and relieved that our clients will not be immediately be sent to Iraq, where they face grave danger of persecution, torture or death", said Michael J. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has arrested almost 200 Iraqis since the start of May, including 114 in the Detroit area, which is home to a large Chaldean population. Lire la suite »

House Intel panel will interview former Clinton campaign manager

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Podesta's hacked email account became central to Russian meddling in the U.S. election a year ago and embarrassment for Clinton in the heat of the campaign season. "So I think we have to just understand first, why he isn't turning them over and then go from there". "I think that's one possibility". The panel also has set a deadline for Friday to obtain memos from fired FBI Director James Comey about his interactions with Trump, including over Comey's allegations that the President urged him ... Lire la suite »

Traffic police in Pak using Bumrahs no ball to warn drivers

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While we are sure that the bowler knows the cost of the mistake, we can not help but sympathise with Bumrah on this issue. Indian peace Jasmit Bumrah lashed out at a Jaipur traffic police on Friday for using his infamous no-ball against Pakistan to put up a road safety advertisement . Lire la suite »

Kovind files Presidential nomination, vows to uphold dignity of office

I would appeal to the collegium to take their decision on the best interest of the country, based on the cherished values and principles and ideologies. It is not a token fight, but what is tokenism in a democracy? "The post of the president carries the responsibility of safeguarding and defending our constitutional principles". Lire la suite »

Ram Nath Kovind files nomination for Presidential election

In the second set, proposer BJP chief Amit Shah and Union Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley will be there. "We will get over 65 per cent of the vote", said a senior BJP leader. NDA's nominee for the Presidential elections Ram Nath Kovind , flanked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and veteran BJP leaders LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, walk to Parliament House in New Delhi to file his nomination papers on Friday. Lire la suite »

Fugitive FLDS leader Lyle Jeffs has been captured in Yankto

But the Federal Bureau of Investigation believes Jeffs was cut off from the group and was living out of his auto. Jeffs came up wanted. And while his co-worker was deeply suspicious Haug said he knew he had to call police. Lyle Jeffs must now face the pending charges in federal court in Utah . On June 9, 2016, Jeffs was released from jail by Judge Ted Stewart of the US District Court of Utah and ordered to wear a Global Positioning System device and stay at a Salt Lake City home to await ... Lire la suite »

United Nations offers to help resolve Qatar row

The UAE on Friday warned that it would part ways with Qatar unless Doha takes seriously a list of 13 demands , including the closure of Al Jazeera television, as a diplomatic crisis drags on. The list of demands has not been officially confirmed. Complying would force Qatar to bring its policies in line with the regional vision of Saudi Arabia, the Middle East's biggest economy and gatekeeper of Qatar's only land border. Lire la suite »

Nicklas Hjalmarsson passe aux Coyotes

Les Blackhawks ont également obtenu le gardien Anton Forsberg et un choix de cinquième ronde en 2018 en retour des attaquants Panarin et Tyler Motte et d'un choix de sixième ronde, samedi. Pour sa part, Murphy a totalisé 17 points, dont deux buts, en 77 sorties avec l'Arizona lors du plus récent calendrier régulier. En 2016-2017, il a amassé cinq buts et 13 mentions d'aide pour 18 points en 73 affrontements, tout en maintenant un différentiel de +12. Lire la suite »