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Protesters dragged from wheelchairs raise thousands to cover legal fees following arrest


Dozens of demonstrators , some of them in wheelchairs, blocked the hallway outside the Kentucky lawmaker's office, chanting "no cuts to Medicaid , save our liberties". "We live in the wealthiest country on Earth", he added in a second tweet. McConnell's dilemma is similar to what House Speaker Paul Ryan faced earlier this year when he struggled to get enough votes to get the House Republican bill through the lower chamber. Lire la suite »

Eid-el-Fitr: Aisha thanks Nigerians for praying for Buhari

Eid is an opportunity for us to reaffirm our values of gratitude, compassion, and generosity and to give thanks for the spiritual renewal and many blessings received throughout the holy month. They also eat a hearty breakfast before heading off to perform special congregational prayers known as Salat al-Eid (Eid prayers). On this occasion, I urge the people to pray for peace in the country and brotherhood among fellow citizens. Lire la suite »

Federal Judges: 'Making a Murderer' Confession By Brendan Dassey Was Coerced

June 22, 2017: A three-judge federal appeals panel rules that Dassey's confession was improperly obtained and he should be retried or released from prison. The Emmy-winning documentary suggested that authorities planted evidence against both defendants, a claim rejected by the current sheriff. "Dassey's story changes; he backtracks; officers try to pin him down on time frames and details, but they are like waves on the sand", the appeals court wrote in its decision. Lire la suite »

Vietnam blogger Pham Minh Hoang deported to France


Former math lecturer Pham Minh Hoang was put on a plane to Paris late yesterday after the Vietnamese government stripped him of his citizenship last month. The government considers Viet Tan a terrorist organization. "The vaguely worded decision was a thinly veiled move to silence Pham Minh Hoang for his peaceful advocacy", Viet Tan said in a statement obtained by the Associated Press news agency. Lire la suite »

Supreme Court to Consider Case on Partisan Gerrymandering


A three-judge panel ruled the map illegal and ordered a new one drawn by later this year. The legislature adopted new district boundaries in time for the 2012 election, when Republicans won 60 of the Wisconsin State Assembly's 99 seats, despite the fact that, in aggregate, more people voted for Democratic Assembly candidates statewide. Lire la suite »

UK: All building cladding samples tested failed fire safety

McCormack said all "complete bodies" had been removed from the burnt-out tower and there was "a awful reality that we may not find or identify everyone who died due to the intense heat". "We couldn't pack anything because we didn't know where we are going, but hopefully we will get back", she said as she stood outside Swiss Cottage Library, one of the emergency shelters in the shadow of the blocks. Lire la suite »

Trump camp plans attack ads against health care bill holdout


Julie, thank you so much for joining us. There is uncertainty over whether abortion-related provisions will meet Senate rules, but those provisions could be included in another Senate bill. "We need to improve the Affordable Care Act rather than replace it with failed strategies that the rest of the world has moved on", he said. The four are sticking together to get changes, such as fewer government subsidies created to make health insurance more affordable. Lire la suite »

Karen Handel to be sworn in Monday


Ryan, who challenged Pelosi's House leadership position previous year, received support from Rep. Seth Moulton. A defiant Pelosi told reporters Thursday that she was "very confident" about the support that she had from fellow Democrats who now number 193. Lire la suite »

American pastor found dead while on treasure hunt


Fenn told the Santa Fe New Mexican newspaper on Monday that he had been considering how to make the search safer or cancel it but has not made any decisions. His body was found months after he went missing. New Mexico State Police Chief Pete Kassetas has since asked Fenn to discourage people from searching for the chest. Lire la suite »

Stabenow Speaks Out Against GOP's Latest Health Care Bill

Other Republican lawmakers have also voiced reservations, casting doubt on the outcome. Trump also said that in terms of crafting the bill, "there was nothing more closed than Obamacare " - which is a false statement . Like Morrow, Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, who voted "yes" for the AHCA said, "Obamacare is broken". "The cuts to Medicaid. are more devastating than even in the House version of the bill", said Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, executive director and CEO of MomsRising, a ... Lire la suite »

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: The great Muslim civil war -- and us


Officials are privately anxious that Iran's ongoing efforts to build an area of control stretching from Tehran to Beirut will eventually expand the USA war by posing a security threat to U.S. The incident took place after a series of clashes between pro-regime troops and the US-backed anti-ISIS group, the Syrian Democratic Forces just south of Tabqah, Syria. Lire la suite »

LaVar Ball will reportedly appear on WWE's Monday Night Raw

Luckily, Johnson has more credibility than just about anyone else that could run the Lakers' front office, so everyone associated with the franchise is likely all-in when it comes to the former UCLA star. Russell and Ball will forever be linked together as the standard-bearers of the Lakers' recent-past difficulties and hopes for a brighter future. "Sources tell us the two sides have been in talks to make it happen and things are looking good - however, as is always the case with ... Lire la suite »

India's Modi in Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet

Leading US congressmen have called on President Donald Trump to press Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to remove barriers to US trade and investment when they meet for the first time on Monday. Trump met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in April to enlist help on halting North Korea's nuclear arms programme, but managing Beijing's rise remains a priority for the USA and India, said Kugelman. Lire la suite »

Russia warships, submarine strike IS targets in Syria

The remaining targets were destroyed in subsequent aerial strikes. In effect, the Assad regime, Iran , and even Russia are forcing the United States to do that which the Obama administration steadfastly rejected and the Trump administration may be debating: a national security objective and accompanying strategy addressing all of Syria; one recognizing that the regime, Iran , Russia, and ISIS are all part of the same problem set, wrecking the Syrian state and threatening Western ... Lire la suite »

Vice President Ansari Greets People on Eid-ul-Fitr

The festival of Eid-ul-Fitr inculcates the virtues of forgiveness, sacrifice and charity in our hearts. United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Indonesia, Australia, Malaysia and Japan also announced they would begin observing Eid al-Fitr on Sunday. Lire la suite »

Arrests at Capitol of health bill protesters


The protest came as Senate Republicans released a 142-page draft of its long-awaited healthcare reform bill yesterday, following weeks of secret talks within the GOP , which allowed no Senate hearings and no Democratic amendments. "Senators who support this bill will be voting to take away health insurance from the elderly, the disabled, and children", said a June 22 statement from the Rev. Lire la suite »

President, PM greet countrymen on Eid

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad led Eid-ul-Fitr prayers in the central city of Hama on Sunday, appearing in public outside the capital for the first time in a year. The beginning and end of Ramadan , and a month in the Islamic Calendar , has traditionally been based on "hilal" sightings, which is the method mentioned in the Holy Quran and followed by the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Lire la suite »

Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids


The competition between the Syrian forces and USA -backed rebels has increased in the desert region since ISIS extremists abandoned large swathes of the territory as they moved to defend Raqqa and Deir Zor. The choice, then, would be to allow the area to be controlled by Russian Federation and Iran or to support US fighters and our allies in their efforts to defeat the Islamic forces. Lire la suite »

Dozens arrested in disability advocates' protest at Mitch McConnell's office

As Republican Senators prepared to release a version of their new health care legislation on Thursday, a group of protesters gathered outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office. Others were dragged away along the floor or carried upside down, and The Daily Beast reported that custodians were cleaning blood off the floor outside McConnell's office. Lire la suite »

Ohio government websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant

Hackers Sunday reportedly broadcast ISIS propaganda on websites belonging to a Long Island town and the OH state government. Those pages displayed the same message that Kasich's did. Their pages includes a line saying "Hacked by Team System DZ". They'd been working on the hack on the Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections website when they were alerted to their own hack. Lire la suite »

DE professor says North Korea detainee got 'what he deserved'


Former NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman leaves the Koryo hotel for Sunan International Airport on Saturday, June 17, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea. It is the first official comments by the country on the state in which it returned Warmbier to his family. Warmbier was released from North Korea and in just a few days of his returning to the United States , he was pronounced dead after being in a coma for a year during his imprisonment. Lire la suite »