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Senate health plan gets mixed reception

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Democrats already deeply oppose Republican attempts to overhaul former United States president Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. Facing unanimous Democratic opposition, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., must get yes votes from 50 of the 52 GOP senators to avoid a defeat that would be a major embarrassment to President Donald Trump and the Republican Party. Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise moved out of intensive care unit

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U.S. Majority Whip Steve Scalise remains hospitalized in serious condition but he's been talking and texting with family and coworkers as he recovers. Prior to traveling to Washington , local law enforcement in Belleville had been called to Hodgkinson's residence due to complaints of target practice he was conducting on his property, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. Read More »

United States shoots down 'Iranian-made' drone in Syria

The U.S-led coalition said in a statement that an F-15E Strike Eagle jet destroyed the Shaheed-129 drone around 12:30 am local time close to the Jordanian border. We are in the killing-ISIS business. The Syrian army has been able to make rapid advances allowing them to reach the border for the first time in years. Read More »

Russian warships fire missiles at ISIS targets in Syria

According to the Russian MOD, the terrorists were attempting to leave Raqqa which is besieged by Kurdish militia of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the USA -led coalition forces and head towards Palmyra using a "southern corridor". "It's that fighting spirit, that perseverance and tenacity that I will take to Washington", she said Tuesday night. "In Syria this type of strike is akin to complicity with terrorism", Russian Federation s deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov told ... Read More »

Bombings at market in Pakistan kill 15

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Friday's attack. A suicide vehicle bombing near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan has killed 11 people and wounded 20. The third major attack to rock Parachinar this year, the blasts struck hours before iftar, when the streets are often crowded with people shopping for food to break their fast with the evening Ramadan meal. Read More »

Congressman Ryan says party's message is why Democrats losing elections

The results of recent congressional elections suggest that Democrats could "take 50 seats" in the House of Representatives in 2018, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez said on ABC's The View Thursday. "Sen. (Harry) Reid was a target, Sen". "If the [marginal swing from November] holds true in a year, we sweep the House". Ryan lost a bid to replace Pelosi as the top elected Democrat in the House in November. Read More »

Actualités politique, business economiques et des affaires au Sénégal

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C'est Abou Lô, actuel PCA de l'Aidb, qui est l'auteur de cette opération de débauchage. Des responsables du parti d'Abdoul Mbaye ont rejoint l'Alliance pour la République (APR). Mais, ils ne sont pas les seuls. Ils étaient venus faire faire acte d'allégeance au Premier ministre Mohammed Boun Abdallah Dionne, tête de liste de la coalition Benno Bokk Yaakaar. Read More »

Samus Returns' European Special Edition Looks Fantastic — Metroid II

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The forthcoming game makes a clear nod to its 90s roots in the Legacy Edition - a startlingly lavish collector's package that was recently discovered over at Nintendo Life . We teamed up with Liam Robertson back in August 2015 to share his report on the European studio pitching some intriguing Metroid projects for Wii U and 3DS to Nintendo. Read More »

North Korea Tests New Missile Engine, Possibly for ICBM

If the United States completely stops large-scale military drills, for some time or on a permanent basis, then we too shall stop temporarily ... At least one report says a blast could come as soon as the next few days. It's the first engine test since the hermit kingdom conducted three in March as it works towards its aim of having a nuke capable of reaching the west coast of the United States. Read More »

China's efforts on N. Korea not working

South Korea has said the North bore responsibility for Warmbier's fate and US President Donald Trump has slammed his detention and eventual death as "a total disgrace". China's not going to cut North Korea off, though it could by ceasing all trade. On Wednesday the U.S. leader took the formal step of extending for another year a national emergency with respect to North Korea that was first decreed in 2008 under president George W. Read More »

Care Bill Puts Senate in Uncharted Waters

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., has said he's willing to alter the measure to attract support, and next week promises plenty of back-room bargaining as he tries pushing a final package through his chamber. Sen. Ted Cruz , R-Texas, joined at rear by Sen. Under special rules McConnell is using that will block Democrats from using a filibuster to kill the bill, the legislation can not include provisions that make policy changes that don't primarily affect the budget. Read More »

Rep. Peter King to Trump: Don't Bother Tweeting, Just Go Forward

Just hours before the news conference, moderate Democratic Rep. Kathleen Rice of NY reiterated her call that it was time for Pelosi to step aside. Said Rice: "The Republican playbook has been very successful". So considering they just dumped almost three quarters of a million into a single failed congressional campaign, someone please remind me why we're stroking them a check for more than $550 million in taxpayer cash every single year . Read More »

North Korea 'willing to talk' with U.S. on nuclear moratorium

According to unnamed U.S. officials there are signs of increased activity at North Korea's lone nuclear test site. They also said that military options for North Korea have recently been updated, and will be presented to President Donald Trump for a decision to act if there is a nuclear test. Read More »

North Korea does it again, conducts another rocket engine test

North Korea has carried out its latest test on a rocket engine believed to be in development for the country's nuclear missile programme. "The president's inspection of the test firing was aimed at sending a clear warning against North Korea's repeated provocations ", Park Soo-hyun, a spokesman for the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae, told reporters. Read More »

GOP senator says Iowans might not lose Medicaid

Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst is suggesting Iowans would not be losing Medicaid coverage even as the Senate GOP health care bill would phase out financing to expand the low-income insurance program. The elimination of Obamacare taxes in the House version of the bill would add $664 billion to the federal deficit over a decade, according to previous estimates by the CBO. Read More »

Work underway to move massive Idaho sequoia

The cycle track and other pedestrian improvements are part of the city's Fort Boise Land Use and Transportation plan aimed at improving the area for walkers and bikers, said hospital spokeswoman Anita Kissee Wilder. The fate of a third sequoia isn't clear. The community has been abuzz about the impending move of Idaho's giant sequoia, slated to take place over the weekend. Read More »

Republicans unveil Senate health bill, but lack votes to pass it

The rift between conservatives and moderates still matters. . Like the House bill, the ACA's Medicaid expansion would be phased out under the Senate bill. "For the hospitals that protect millions of Americans and their communities - our essential hospitals - this bill might even accelerate decisions by some to reduce services or close their doors", said Dr Bruce Siegel, president of America's Essential Hospitals, a trade group representing safety-net medical centers across the country. Read More »

Long lines for Otto Warmbier farewell

His family blame the pariah state and parents Fred and Cindy Warmbier said in a statement: 'The very bad torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible beyond the sad one we experienced'. Read More »

GOP winning streak continues in Georgia

After a bit of crowing about the failure of "fake news", big-spending candidates and a shout-out to Fox News, President Donald Trump offered: "Democrats would do much better as a party if they got together with Republicans on Healthcare, Tax Cuts, Security". Read More »