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Author: 0 What's Next on Health Care Draft in Congress

In a tweet , the Democratic senator from NY said the bill "strips away protections from the [people] who need them most in order to give a tax break to those who need it least". Though he lauded its passage in a rose garden ceremony, Mr Trump last week privately called the House measure " mean " and called on senators to make their version more "generous".

People Presumed death toll in London tower blaze rises to 79
Author: 0 Presumed death toll in London tower blaze rises to 79

After meeting with Grenfell survivors on Friday, May announced a £5 million ($6.4 million) fund to help them and expressed sorrow for their plight. May also said phone lines would be better staffed and more staff would be deployed in the area.

Author: 0 No tapes: Trump says he didn't record meetings with Comey

The tweet caused an uproar, immediately raising comparisons with the Watergate-era taping system that caused the downfall of President Richard Nixon, and demands for Trump to immediately hand over any recordings. "I think he was in his way instinctively trying to rattle Comey", former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, a longtime Trump confidant, has said. But the episode exhausted Trump's defenders and aides, who for weeks have been dodging questions about the recordings.

People NDA gets boost as Sena backs Kovind
Author: 0 NDA gets boost as Sena backs Kovind

Palaniswami said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had requested the party's support for Kovind over phone and the decision was taken after consulting the party legislators and ministers. Ram Nath Kovind, 72, Bihar Governor, a Dalit leader, legal luminary, an open adherent to saffron ideology as well as a constitutionalist, is all set to be elected as the next President of India.

People Married teacher charged with sexually assaulting teen boy student
Author: 0 Married teacher charged with sexually assaulting teen boy student

But Ramos admitting having a sexual relationship with the victim from December 2016 through April, having sex mostly in her auto, police said. "She is cloaked in the presumption of innocence, and we look forward to obtaining all the investigative reports so that we can offer the appropriate defense", her attorney, Edward Gavin, told the Connecticut Post .

People Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election
Author: 0 Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

Congress and a special counsel are currently investigating whether Russian forces meddled in the 2016 election and whether there was any collusion involving now-President Donald Trump's campaign. Specifically, Johnson was questioned about whether the DHS helped the DNC after learning about possible Russian hacking. "To my disappointment, the reaction to a critical infrastructure designation, at least from those who spoke up, ranged from neutral to negative", Johnson said during a ...

Author: 0 Trump says he is being investigated over Comey firing

Comey has claimed Trump asked him to drop the investigation when he was heading the bureau, and according to multiple media reports, Trump attempted to enlist several senior intelligence official in a campaign to discredit the investigation and to state publicly that Trump did not collude with the Russian campaign to boost his electoral chances.

Author: 0 BIFF rebels killed, 8 wounded in North Cotabato clash

Still, 30 members of the BIFF remained inside the school compound, and soldiers were pursuing others who escaped, he said. Inspector Realan Emamon, chief of the Pigcawayan police, said they received reports about the unidentified number of armed men at around 5:45 a.m.

Author: 0 EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration

The result of the UK General Election has reignited the Brexit debate with questions over the type of Brexit Britain wants. "In the first step, the negotiation rounds will be broken down into three groups - citizen rights, the single financial settlement, and other separation issues", Barnier said.

Author: 0 The Guardian view on Saudi Arabia's crown prince

Given who's calling the shots in Riyadh and Washington , "it is not really a question of if but rather of when a new escalation with Iran starts", the Bloomberg quoted Olivier Jakob , managing director of consultant Petromatrix GmbH as saying.

Author: 0 Should Democrats be anxious about their losing streak?

The outcomes in Georgia and SC also could boost Republican efforts to advance health and tax legislation that has been bogged down by infighting and investigations into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation in last year's presidential election.

People Theresa May faces legal challenge over proposed deal with DUP
Author: 0 Theresa May faces legal challenge over proposed deal with DUP

Ireland's Minister for Foreign Affairs has said that the start of the Brexit negotiations in Brussels underlines the urgent need to restore power sharing in Northern Ireland . "We will work hard every day to gain the trust and confidence of the British people, making their priorities our priorities", May's statement continued.

People Trump aides Kushner and Greenblatt to visit Israel, Palestinians this week
Author: 0 Trump aides Kushner and Greenblatt to visit Israel, Palestinians this week

Amona will be the first Jewish settlement in the West Bank for more than 25 years and will rehouse 40 families it evicted from a wildcat outpost in February 2017. Jason Greenblatt , Trump's global envoy, arrived on Monday. They say the U.S.is promising to be actively involved and may even present a declaration of principles as a guide for talks.

People Tusk holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed
Author: 0 Tusk holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed

At the two-day summit, the European Union leaders are also expected to discuss defense and security, migration, and economic and trade issues. A spokesperson for Daimler AG, one of the largest German vehicle manufacturers and the owner of the brand Mercedes Benz, told Xinhua that "as a globally active company, (Daimler) monitors worldwide geo-political and economic developments closely", but declined to "partake in speculations over the potential implications of Britain's exit from the ...

Author: 0 Student detained in N Korea is mourned at hometown funeral

The 22-year-old was medically evacuated to the United States last week with severe brain damage. Suspected North Korean drone surveillance is a "grave provocation" which violates the Korean War truce, Seoul said Wednesday, demanding a United Nations probe into a drone that crashed near the border.

People Bill Cosby sex case jury to resume deliberations
Author: 0 Bill Cosby sex case jury to resume deliberations

He reminded them that Gianna Constand said Cosby told her that he was a sick man. The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial resumes deliberations on Tuesday. As expected, Cosby chose not to testify. Legal experts and courtroom observers generally dismissed that suggestion as a bluff, perhaps created to throw prosecutors - who ended with a lot of momentum - off balance.

Author: 0 The death of Otto Warmbier escalates North Korea situation

China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that Beijing had made " unremitting efforts " to resolve tensions on the Korean peninsula, not as a result of external pressure but because China was a responsible member of the global community and resolving nuclear issue was in its own interests.

People Spokeswoman: Trump thinks election hacking 'probably was Russia'
Author: 0 Spokeswoman: Trump thinks election hacking 'probably was Russia'

During Johnson's testimony , Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy of SC asked the former homeland security secretary whether before he left the department in January he saw "any evidence that Donald Trump or any member of his campaign colluded, conspired, or coordinated with the Russians or anyone else to infiltrate or impact our voter infrastructure?" Trump also questioned why the Obama administration didn't do more to stop the hacking by Russian operatives that occurred last summer and fall.

Author: 0 Paris police van attack: Four family members of assailant detained

When the attacker drove his auto into the police van, he was carrying an assault rifle, two pistols, and ammunition, as well as two large gas canisters. On Wednesday, the French government is to unveil a new anti-terrorism law, created to allow the state of emergency to be lifted. "This is being treated as a terrorist incident and is being investigated by the Counter Terrorism Command", said Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu.

People Church of England head says it 'colluded with' sex abuse
Author: 0 Church of England head says it 'colluded with' sex abuse

The independent report, commissioned by the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby , criticised among others the Diocese of Chichester. Image: Peter Ball was sentenced to 32 months in prison in 2015. It stated: "Peter Ball betrayed his Church and abused individual followers of that Church". Welby said that he "fully endorsed the recommendations" and that he wanted "once again offer an unreserved apology" to Ball's victims.

Author: 0 White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

In South Carolina's under-the-radar race, former GOP state Rep. Ralph Norman beat Democrat Archie Parnell on Tuesday to grab the seat vacated by Rep. A special Georgia congressional election billed as a referendum on Trump's presidency was won by Republican Karen Handel by almost 3 points in a suburban Atlanta district over Democrat Jon Ossoff .

Author: 0 Texas Takeaways for 2018 After Georgia Special Election

But it was demoralizing for Democrats, who also lost a special election in neighboring SC. "But understand, if you want to change America, you wanna change the world, you're much better off going into districts, campaigning for somebody, knocking on doors", Scarborough said .

Author: 0 Trump says China has failed over North Korea

Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis spoke at the State Department after their meetings with China's State Councilor Yang Jiechi and General Fang Fenghui , Chief of the People's Liberation Army's Joint Staff Department. 'I believe we must now have the perception that North Korea is an irrational regime , ' Moon told CBS television's 'This Morning '. The Trump administration is considering banning travel by USA citizens to North Korea , officials said Tuesday , and ...

People Pak's BAT attack in J&K: 2 Indian soldiers & one attacker
Author: 0 Pak's BAT attack in J&K: 2 Indian soldiers & one attacker

Earlier in the day, an attempt of armed intrusion by Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) in Poonch this year was foiled at 2 p.m. The official said the Indian Army's "Area Domination Patrol" was targeted by the armed intruders and exchange of fire occurred.

Author: 0 Pregnant Woman Shot Dead by Police After Calling Them for Help: Cops

She called the police on him. Lyles' brother, Domico Jones, also speaking to KOMO said, "If worst comes to worst, you could have used a Taser instead of a gun for someone that has three kids inside the house". Audio and video recordings reveal what was said just moments before Lyles died. - The two officers were white. Before entering her apartment, officers can be heard on audio recording saying Charleena had been "talking all insane about how the officers weren't gonna leave".

Author: 0 MSCI to add mainland China shares to key benchmark

Declines in Hong Kong contrasted with gains in rival Shanghai , highlighting the changing investment landscape in China as the U.S. index publisher prepares to add 222 yuan-denominated A shares to its MSCI Emerging Markets Index starting June 2018.

People Iran's Revolutionary Guard strikes Syria for Tehran attacks
Author: 0 Iran's Revolutionary Guard strikes Syria for Tehran attacks

Both are on the opposite sides of violent conflicts in Syria, Yemen and most recently Iran has come to the support of Qatar. "IDF sources have been saying the operational results of the launches were a lot less impressive than the noise the Iranian media was making about the launch".

People Police targeted in Paris attack
Author: 0 Police targeted in Paris attack

A police squadron was driving in the Champs-Elysees area when the driver intentionally drove a auto full of explosives and weapons into the first squad van. "It looks like this was a deliberate act", Interior Ministry Spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet told reporters at the scene. Police shot and killed Karim Cheurfi as he tried to escape on the busy tourist boulevard.

People Tropical storm warning issued for Louisiana's Gulf Coast
Author: 0 Tropical storm warning issued for Louisiana's Gulf Coast

The most torrential rain would likely be to the east of the center of the storm, because these areas will see a prolonged period of onshore flow, Guy said. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued a state of emergency Tuesday because of the threat of torrential rains and other severe weather , including unsafe high tides and rip currents.

Author: 0 Suspect Fatally Shot in Brussels Central Station Terror Attack

An explosion at a train station in Brussels , Belgium, today, that prompted the station to be evacuated but left no victims injured, is considered a terrorist attack, according to the Belgian federal prosecutor's office. Prime Minister Charles Michel and Interior Minister Jan Jambon are following the situation closely, government spokesman Frederic Cauderlier said. The man was shot after he set off a small explosion.

Author: 0 Iran calls missile attack on Syria militants a wider warning

Field operatives from the Quds Force, the branch of the Guards responsible for operations outside Iran's borders, gathered intelligence on the targets inside Syria before the strike, the Guards' statement said.More than 170 "terrorists" including some commanders were killed in the missile strike, their statement said.

People Russia eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand
Author: 0 Russia eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand

Russian President Putin has thanked the Federation Internationale de Football Association for awarding the the Confederation Cup to Russia and for trust and cooperation during the preparation of the tournament. Teams have also been warned that Federation Internationale de Football Association wants referees to be strict with players crowding around them to influence decision, and goalkeepers who hold the ball for more than six seconds.