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Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office


Officers physically carried them outside- One by one. It was hard to tell if the decision to do this, which shocked the MSNBC anchors a bit, had anything to do with some of the protesters' inability to walk. As the protest gathered, Capitol police began to assemble, taking some of the more non-compliant protesters out of the area by force. "Sixty people in wheelchairs are pretty noticeable", he said. Lire la suite »

Senate Health Care Bill Hangs In The Balance As 5 Lawmakers Waver


Frank of the Harvard Medical School and Sherry Glied of New York University. What would have to change to gain their support? . The issues aren't new, nor are numerous ideas we've discussed along the way. Gov. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas said in a statement that more time was needed to gauge the measure's potential impact but that "there are significant positive changes in the Senate bill, including increased flexibility for the states". Lire la suite »

China landslide buries village leaving five dead and 120 missing


The bodies of 15 people killed in the landslide were found, according to China's official Xinhua news agency . M - President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev expressed condolences to President of China Xi Jinping over the landslide leaving more than 120 people missing in Sichuan province in south-western China, the President's press service said. Lire la suite »

Ram Nath Kovind: A product of Kalyan Singh lab

During his visit to Uttar Pradesh, Kovind will be accompanied by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari . Kumar not only ruled out any change in his stand yesterday but also attacked the Congress for propping up " Bihar ki beti " Meira Kumar as the opposition's candidate for a "lost cause". Lire la suite »

North Korea: Obama Policy to Blame for 'Mystery' Death of Otto Warmbier


The University of DE is distancing itself from comments made by an adjunct professor after she said a college student who died after being held by North Korea "got exactly what he deserved". President Donald Trump on Wednesday said the United States had a "great relationship with China" as he stood beside former Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, the new USA ambassador to Beijing. Lire la suite »

American Airlines says Qatar Airways interested in buying 10% stake

Qatar Airways , one of three Persian Gulf carriers that large United States carriers have criticised for unfair competition , is seeking to acquire a major stake in American Airlines . President Donald Trump has tweeted criticism of Qatar, despite the presence of a massive and strategic USA military base within its borders. Earlier, the Allied Pilots Association, which represents American's pilots, blasted the offer. Lire la suite »

United States gave no explanations to Russian Federation over downing of Syrian jet - diplomat

Predator unmanned aerial vehicle , was armed and within range of striking U.S. -led coalition troops and their Syrian allies, a U.S. military official said , speaking on condition of anonymity before the incident was made public. No Americans or USA allies were wounded in either incident, officials said. The U.S. -led Combined Joint Task Force said the drone displayed "hostile intent" as it approached the outpost. Lire la suite »

The Outlook After the Special Elections


Slate notes that , " Republicans will still call Democrats out-of-touch limousine liberals with San Francisco values even if Nancy Pelosi is not in charge". More importantly, why would this darling of the left have run as a moderate - unless he and his party knew he wouldn't have stood a chance had he run as a liberal Democrat? "People are now coming out of the woodwork, and not being shy about their political beliefs". Lire la suite »

Majority of Americans Think Congress's Russia Probes are a Distraction


However, previous polls showed overwhelming support for the special counsel investigating Russian election interference. Meanwhile, 68 percent of respondents said they believe former FBI Director James Comey's claims that Trump asked him to drop an investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, despite Trump denying those claims. Lire la suite »

US lawmaker Steve Scalise, wounded in Virginia shooting, is out of ICU

Since he was in leadership, Scalise had a security detail with him at the baseball field when the shooting began. The Alexandria city park and fields around the baseball field reopened this weekend. He declined to say whether the people on the list were Republicans or at the baseball practice. Bernie Sanders, whose campaign he had worked on as a volunteer, and was in email contact with the two Democratic senators from his home state. Lire la suite »

Capitol Hill police break up health care bill protest


Some of the protesters were disabled or there to defend family members who live with disabilities and depend on Medicaid for treatment and medications. As the protest gathered, Capitol police began to assemble, taking some of the more non-compliant protesters out of the area by force. Around 11:30 a.m. Lire la suite »

Queen Elizabeth II denied repeat victor at Royal Ascot

Moore bided his time in the six-furlong (1,200-meter) Commonwealth Cup as Caravaggio closed on the Godolphin pair Blue Point and Harry Angel before accelerating away over the final half-furlong to justify his favoritism. The horses have taken the heat better than us humans. Bell said: "I can't give the horse enough credit". Ryan (Moore, jockey) gave him a brilliant ride and his change of pace is unbelievable. Lire la suite »

BJP president Amit shah meets Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray at Matoshree

If Sena's verbal support for Kovind materialises into action, then it would be a departure from its previous stand wherein it had supported UPA nominees in presidential polls elections on at least two occasions after ditching the BJP . "We will give our final decision on the NDA nominee tomorrow", Thackeray said. If that is so, we are not interested in backing him. "Of the 32 district central cooperative banks across the state about 14 have nearly become bankrupt and others may also face ... Lire la suite »

Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

But Kennedy, now 80, is said to be considering stepping down from the Supreme Court, according to CNN , though he has not publicly signalled he will do so in the next year. He's also sided with the right side of the bench on issues such as gun control and voting rights. And Kennedy sided with George W. Bush in the case that essentially decided the 2000 presidential election for the GOP candidate. Lire la suite »

PM Nawaz felicitates Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman


President Trump called the newly-installed crown prince of Saudi Arabia , Mohammed bin Salman , to "congratulate him on his recent elevation", the White House announced Wednesday. A message of congratulations was also posted on social media. His youth is a novelty for a country that is used to ageing leaders - his father is 81 - and his rapid ascent through royal ranks over the past two years has symbolised the hopes of the kingdom's young population, more than half of which is under 25. Lire la suite »

High temps, scattered thunderstorms across Houston as Cindy moves to northeast


The National Weather Service in Little Rock says the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy will move into southern Arkansas later Thursday, bringing scattered thunderstorms and some areas of heavy rainfall . Last year's flood was the worst in West Virginia in 30 years, dating back to the November 1985 flood that claimed 47 lives and left almost 30 counties in a state of disaster. Lire la suite »

Mueller and Comey's relationship 'bothersome'

I am gravely concerned by all of this and have concluded that Robert Mueller should recuse himself from further involvement. Trump told Fox News Channel's " Fox and Friends" that special counsel Robert Mueller is "very, very good friends with Comey, which is very bothersome". Lire la suite »

India Cannot Progress Without Hindi, Says Union Minister Naidu


The Information and Broadcasting minister said while he was not against English as a language, it was "being given undue importance because of its association with increasing job prospects". Notably, in the constitution, Hindi has been declared as an official language and not a national language, the court had said. Earlier in April, Naidu had defended a move by the Parliamentary Committee on proposing to make use of Hindi mandatory both in speech and writing for MPs and Union ministers, ... Lire la suite »

UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding


So, as NPR's Frank Langfitt reports , "The council booked some hotel rooms and encouraged people to stay with family". Local residents gather outside Swiss Cottage Central Library as council provide temp accommodation. An in-depth look at the causes of the Grenfell Tower blaze by the New York Times detailed how in the United Kingdom, a "drive by successive governments from both major political parties to free businesses from the burden of safety regulations" allowed the tower's owners to ... Lire la suite »

Van driver charged with murder over Finsbury Park terror attack

The Metropolitan Police statement on Thursday is important because it had not been certain whether Makram Ali died of illness or as a result of the actions of a 47-year-old man who plowed a large van into a crowd of worshippers spilling out of two London mosques following Ramadan prayers. Lire la suite »

California river swelling from snowmelt forces out residents

Parts of the golf course are under 10 feet of standing water. Since late Friday evening, Tulare County Sheriff's Deputies and Tulare County Firefighters have been going door to door advising residents that they must leave immediately. Due to the snow melt, Tulare County rivers are flowing very fast and very cold. As a reminder, the Kings River continues to be closed for all recreational activity until further notice. Lire la suite »

Top Real Madrid star has his 'heart set' on Man United move


Ronaldo and Mourinho are the latest members of the soccer elite to be accused of tax fraud in Spain. He is due to play for Real Madrid against Barcelona in a friendly in Miami on July 29. Alongside compatriot Jose Mourinho , Ronaldo joins an elite group of soccer players, including Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano, who have been convicted of tax evasion and fraud, as wealthy sports professionals come under increased financial scrutiny. Lire la suite »

Global Cornmeal Cake Market 2017


In addition to this, the global Mattress market also depends on the quantity of the raw material required for the production as well as the share of profit that the companies will be getting. The research report inspects the past as well as present performance of the global Mattress market, along with forecast trends and does estimations on the upcoming position of Mattress market based on this analysis. Lire la suite »

Indian PM Modi visits Portugal on trip to meet with Trump


He said Modi will meet the top 20 CEOs of the United States during the visit. "Our economic ties continue to follow an upward trajectory, and we can do more for the flow of goods, services, capital and human resources", he said. He also highlighted the role Portugal is playing in furthering the message of Yoga, an ancient Indian spiritual discipline. An global network of research and academic organizations will be created. Lire la suite »