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Obamacare repeal bill in doubt in Senate as key Republicans' concerns deepen

Obamacare repeal bill in doubt in Senate as key Republicans' concerns deepen The Graham-Cassidy bill now being considered in the Senate threatens to eliminate the Medicaid expansion. Rand Paul - who has been a "no" vote and criticized the legislation nearly daily - said Sunday that he might be able to support the measure, but only if his colleagues took the unlikely step and got rid of a proposal to turn federal funding for Medicaid expansion and Obamacare subsidie... [Full Article...]

Suspect Killed, Officer Shot In New Castle

Suspect Killed, Officer Shot In New Castle The officer then returned fire, striking Burke. The two then fall to the ground and the officer can be heard shouting, "let go of my gun", though he appears to be in full control of the weapon. An officer ordered the man to drop the item but the man refused and continued to move toward the officers, Moore said. The man continued approaching the officer, despite repeated commands to stop. [Full Article...]

England vs West Indies scorecard

England vs West Indies scorecard Ali, who arrived with England 210-5 and wobbling at the County Ground, devastated the West Indian bowling with the second fastest ODI century by an Englishman. Ali was joined by Chris Woakes with England precariously placed at 217-6 and after a few overs of rebuilding, Ali sprung into life. Opener Chris Gayle led the response, at one stage hitting Ali for three consecutive sixes, but he ne... [Full Article...]

United States bombers fly off North Korea's coast in show of force

United States bombers fly off North Korea's coast in show of force The dollar index, which tracks the USA unit against a basket of six major rivals, fell 0.3 percent to 92.024.DXY, but it was still slightly higher on the week and was well above its more than 2-1/2 year trough of 91.011 marked on September 8. [Full Article...]

Thomas in a three-way tie

Thomas in a three-way tie Olympic champion Justin Rose, who has twice been a runner-up at East Lake, was a shot off the lead alongside Rahm, Patrick Reed and Gary Woodland. And look out for Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson - they're four shots back and teeing off together at 1:25. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation says Washington, North Korea should calm 'hot heads'

Russian Federation says Washington, North Korea should calm 'hot heads' Lavrov blamed Obama for the collapse in relations between Moscow and Washington. "When I asked (US Secretary of State) Rex Tillerson, 'How can we confirm his words that the interference of Russian Federation into American process is well-documented, ' he said, 'I cannot show you anything because this is confidential information'". [Full Article...]

Spain launches police crackdown to stop Catalan independence referendum

Spain launches police crackdown to stop Catalan independence referendum Spain's interior ministry said on Friday it was sending more state police to Catalonia to maintain order and make sure a banned referendum on independence does not take place. Visitors to Barcelona are being warned of demonstrations in the city that could disrupt travel. Meanwhile, hundreds more pro-independence supporters protested outside a courthouse in the north-eastern Catalan town o... [Full Article...]

Iraqi Kurdish leader Barzani delays independence vote announcement

Iraqi Kurdish leader Barzani delays independence vote announcement Iraq's chief of staff General Othman al-Ghanimi arrived in Ankara earlier for talks with his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar on the poll as well as the fight against terrorism, the state-run Anadolu news agency said. Masoud Barzani, the president of the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG), announced the vote on June 7. The non-binding referendum will see Iraqis in KRG-controlled areas - an... [Full Article...]

Everton 2-1 Bournemouth: 6 things we learned

Everton 2-1 Bournemouth: 6 things we learned I have really enjoyed the start to my Goodison career and I plan to be here for a long time. Add in a key goal in the Europa League and his statistics this season show three goals and two assists in just 591 minutes of football. Today was not a good performance from The Cherries . A sluggish Everton attack broke down and Bournemouth countered at pace - King bursting through the middle befor... [Full Article...]

Kenya court tells why it voided vote

Kenya court tells why it voided vote By squarely blaming the electoral commission and its chairman for the failure of the presidential election, the Supreme Court has put the country on a collision course towards a constitutional crisis. The IEBC's refusal to provide access to its servers "left the court with no option but to accept the claim that it [the result] was compromised", Mwilu said. [Full Article...]

Abe, Trump agree to put maximum pressure on North Korea

Abe, Trump agree to put maximum pressure on North Korea Mr Kim had insisted his country's nuclear programme will continue, hinting it may explode a hydrogen bomb, and vowed that Pyongyang would consider the "highest level of hardline countermeasure in history" against the US. "This is clearly trying to coerce the United States into playing ball", Narang told CNN. It was Trump's most direct military threat to attack North Korea and his latest ... [Full Article...]

New Zealand Starts Counting Votes in Too-Close-To-Call Election

New Zealand Starts Counting Votes in Too-Close-To-Call Election Mr English, a career politician and a former finance minister, says he thinks a major accomplishment of his party is has been getting New Zealand onto "such a stable economic footing". Ms Ardern said as leader she took responsibility for Labour's 10-point loss. Only two months ago, National had looked assured of victory as Labour languished in the polls. [Full Article...]

Iran Tests Missile Despite Trump Pressure

Iran Tests Missile Despite Trump Pressure Rouhani called Trump's " ignorant, absurd and hateful rhetoric" about Iran unfit to be heard at the United Nations. He added, "Whether you like it or not we are going to help Syria, Yemen and Palestine, and we will strengthen our missiles ". [Full Article...]

Global oil prices slip, but remain near recent highs

Global oil prices slip, but remain near recent highs Brent crude futures rose $1.06, or 1.9 percent, to $56.20 a barrel, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures gained 93 cents , or 1.9 percent, to $50.41. Oil production also improved significantly to 9.51 million barrels per day, which reduced to 8.78 million bpd after it was affected by storm Harvey that hit the US Gulf Coast. [Full Article...]

Chinese-Russian naval drills begin off North Korea

Chinese-Russian naval drills begin off North Korea The drills are the first flights since North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3 - along with staging another missile test over Japan, sending regional tensions soaring. Japan's Constitution, which limits the use of force to self-defense, only allows the military to shoot down missiles that are heading to Japan, or debris falling onto Japanese territory. [Full Article...]

Wisconsin, 20 other U.S. states targeted by Russian hackers in 2016 election

Wisconsin, 20 other U.S. states targeted by Russian hackers in 2016 election Wisconsin and Washington state officials say Homeland Security reported Russian hackers unsuccessfully tried to access election systems in their states. "This scanning had no impact on Wisconsin's systems or the election", Haas said. Trump also won Pennsylvania, becoming the first Republican presidential candidate to do so since 1988. [Full Article...]

Trump's jabs set up first big US-Iran talks of his presidency

Trump's jabs set up first big US-Iran talks of his presidency Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that Trump had not informed him or others in the administration about his decision and had refused to share it with British Prime Minister Theresa May when she asked him about it. "We seek no one's permission to defend our land". "The world will have lost a great opportunity, but such unfortunate behavior will never impede Iran's course of progre... [Full Article...]

France's National Front number two quits; far-right opposition in turmoil

France's National Front number two quits; far-right opposition in turmoil The squabbles between the two vice-presidents had been shaking the party for some time. Philippot is seen as the champion of the party's opposition to the euro and its pledges to quit the shared currency - one of the policies believed to have badly damaged Marine Le Pen in the May election where she was beaten by centrist Emmanuel Macron. [Full Article...]

Trump, Schumer, Pelosi, and the DACA "deal"

Trump, Schumer, Pelosi, and the DACA A group has gathered at an event in San Francisco where they interrupted Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi as she was set to speak in support of the Dream Act . "So we recognize it and respect it in others". However, the California representative quickly grew frustrated after the protesters continued to shout at her. [Full Article...]

Japan moves defence system closer to flight path of North Korea missiles

Japan moves defence system closer to flight path of North Korea missiles Mr Rudd outlined three possible scenarios. The US and South Korea are technically still at war with North Korea because the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce and not a peace treaty. That same day the US and South Korea flew eight fighter jets and two bombers over the Korean peninsula as a show of force, according to a South Korean defense ministry statement. [Full Article...]


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