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35 killed in 3 bomb attacks in 2 Pakistani cities

He informed that army officials were quick to respond to the situation and have started the rescue operations. "We have transported 15 injured to Peshawar but condition of 15 to 20 injured people were critical", Wazir said and warned that the death toll could rise. Read More »

Helmut Kohl, Father Of German Reunification, Dies At 87


Juncker, mourning the loss of Kohl, "a great European and a very close friend", said: " Helmut Kohl filled the European house with life - not only because he built bridges to the west as well as to the east, but also because he never ceased to design even better blueprints for the future of Europe". Read More »

Trump rides high after Republican election win

GEOFF BENNETT, BYLINE: Democrats have racked up defeats in Kansas, Montana and, as of last night, SC and Georgia. " The Democrats have to be hyper-focused on an economic message that tells people that the Republican Party is all about economic growth for millionaires and billionaires, and the Democratic Party is about economic growth for everybody", Democratic Senator Chris Murphy of CT told MSNBC . Read More »

Pelosi Under Fire from Dem Colleagues in Wake of Georgia Loss


In the well-to-do Atlanta suburbs, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California was the focus of torrents of negative advertising in a House race that cost more than $50 million, the most expensive in history. Yet, still, headlines from pundits and others explode with some of the most alarmist rhetoric following the defeats of these Democratic candidates. Read More »

"Nous ne serons pas dans la majorité présidentielle" — Jean-Christophe Cambadélis

Ce soir-là, j'ai compris que nous ne gagnerions pas l'élection présidentielle, et j'ai commencé à préparer les conditions de mon départ pour que la refondation s'amorce. Après sa défaite historique lors des législatives des 11 et 18 juin, le PS se réunit, samedi 24 juin, lors d'un conseil national entérinant le fait qu'il se situe hors de la majorité présidentielle. Read More »

Tower Block Cladding Tests See 27 Fail Fire Safety Checks, Government Confirm


The overnight fire rapidly engulfed Grenfell Tower, with flames shooting up the outside of the building, raising concerns that the cladding material attached to the concrete block didn't comply with fire-safety rules. A statement released by Downing Street on behalf of British Prime Minister Theresa May said: "My thoughts are with residents being evacuated in Camden while their homes are made safe tonight". Read More »

Butler changes address as flurry of deals spice Draft night

He was one of a record 16 freshmen drafted in the first round, including the top seven. According to sources, the Lakers are watching for the first-round draft pick to get an additional player in the team. "Definitely was, and now I'm just focused on playing", Lonzo Ball said. But don't get it twisted ladies and gents, Ball can Ball hard on the court. Read More »

Finding Votes For Senate Health Care Bill — McConnell's Focus

Four Republican senators said they are unable for vote for the Senate's healthcare bill as written, jeopardizing its passage. He said it only benefits millionaires. In one , she called on constituents to contact their senators to voice their concern about the bill. A number of Republicans such as Susan Collins and ME said it was "too soon" to judge the bill until they had had a chance to read it. Read More »

Thousands evacuated in London over fire safety fears


Barnet Homes chairman Terry Rogers said contractors would begin work to strip the blocks "as a matter of urgency" and that arrangements were being put in place for residents to be able to test the fire safety of their white goods. " Camden Council have acted on this by evacuating and providing the residents with alternative accommodation so that remedial works can go ahead as quickly as possible". Read More »

Qatar says Saudi-led demands not 'reasonable'


It comes almost three weeks after Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt imposed a tight blockade on Qatar, their neighbour in the Gulf . Although residents made a run on the supermarket in the days after the crisis erupted, the situation has since calmed as Qatar secured alternative sources of imported food from Turkey and elsewhere. Read More »

The Senate health bill is a travesty on a fast track

Philosophically, Republican majorities in both chambers want to erase the central concept that the ACA established: that health care is a fundamental right, not a privilege depending on one's income. More Uninsured: It will lead to tens of millions fewer people having health coverage. The CBO had found that the House bill would kick 23 million Americans off their health plans, making it unpopular with the public. Read More »

US Secretaries Exert Greater Pressure on China after Warmbier's Death

While Trump has heaped praise on Xi for trying to contain North Korea, which counts on China for some 90 percent of its trade, the effort has delivered few results. Thornton said the US will be seeking "concrete cooperation" with China on getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear and missile programs and return to negotiations. Read More »

Hailemariam congratulates new Saudi crown prince


Now even American fast food joints in the kingdom have declared their love for the Big Cheese. In a message signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki stated that Mohammad bin Salman's appointment as the heir apparent to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was a testament to the achievements of the young prince since his appointment as the youngest Defense Minister in the World and Chairman of the Saudi Arabian Council for Economic and Development Affairs. Read More »

Disability advocates arrested during health care protest at McConnell's office


Around 11:30 a.m. Thursday, disability rights activists staged a planned "die-in" in the Russell Senate Office Building, located a block away from the Capitol. "I'm proud to be one of the people here protesting", she said. "It feels like the Republicans are turning their backs on us. This means we will continue to fight for our lives and continue to be arrested as the police deem necessary". Read More »

Hillary Clinton: GOP Becomes 'Death Party' if They Pass Senate Healthcare Bill

The early opposition of Senate conservatives is a blow to the bill but doesn't mean it's dead yet, even though Republicans control only 52 seats and can afford no more than two defections and still pass the measure. The Senate bill would reduce federal funding for the Medicaid expansion starting in 2021. That should be the central issue for Republicans - repealing Obamacare and making healthcare more affordable. Read More »

Ohio Senate aims to make sense of Medicaid expansion


Republican Senator Dean Heller of Nevada just knifed TrumpCare, and it may not recover. Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Ted Cruz of Texas, and Mike Lee of Utah-said they would not support the bill because it was too generous to low-income and working people, but Heller is the first from the other side of the GOP spectrum saying that the punishment it would inflict on his constituents is too brazen. Read More »

North Korea Denies Responsibility in Warmbier's Death, Slams Washington

Warmbier died so suddenly after returning home because his health indicators were "normal" upon his release. Warmbier's death caused a public furor in the USA, bringing home the threat posed by North Korea to average citizens more than dozens of ballistic missile and nuclear tests over the past few years. Read More »

London tower blocks evacuated over fire concerns

Worst affected are those who lost their loved ones, homes and possessions in the June 14 blaze. The flammable external cladding has been identified as the culprit in the Grenfell disaster, but fire-safety experts have said the blaze was probably due to a string of failures, not just the cladding. Read More »

Super Coupe de l'UEFA 2019

Cette année, la Super Coupe de l'UEFA , qui verra s'opposer le Real Madrid à Manchester United aura lieu à Skopje, en République de Macédoine. En 2019, il est programmé le 14 août. Read More »

Moore and O'Brien dominate at Royal Ascot

He gives his all and he's got a heart as big as himself. Elsewhere, Mary Opintan, originally from Ghana, was enjoying a break in her traditional African dress. "His sire Scat Daddy is an incredible stallion - the pace that they have make them very different". As a big fan of the sport and the owner of multiple classic-winning horses, Queen Elizabeth II's passion has seeped into the rest of the British Royal Family, with Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall being big fans of ... Read More »

Schumer vows to fight Senate GOP health care bill

On Friday, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., joined the group, saying at a press conference that "this bill is not the answer, it's simply not the answer". He said Friday he would vote against the bill in its current form but did not rule out supporting a revamped, final version of it. Read More »

South Korean president calls for North Korean Olympic participation

On Saturday, Mr. Moon welcomed the North Korean taekwondo team to the South, which hoped to send its demonstration team to an International Taekwondo Federation competition to be held in Pyongyang , the North Korean capital, in September. During the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, Seoul provided more than $400,000 in financial support to visiting North Korean athletes for their stay. "Now it has escalated to brutalizing Americans, including three other citizens currently imprisoned in North ... Read More »