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Author: 0 Senate Health Care Bill Draws Criticism From Conservative Republican Lawmakers

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., was urging Democrats to post stories on social media on constituents whose health care coverage would be threatened. The Senate Bill , however, eliminated those taxes. The Senate Bill , however, will allow insurers to provide less than needed coverage in states that get waivers for essential health benefits .

Global News Facebook's New Mission Moves Focus to Groups (FB)
Author: 0 Facebook's New Mission Moves Focus to Groups (FB)

CEO Mark Zuckerberg declared the company with almost 2 billion monthly active users has a new mission statement: Give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a change in direction for the social giant at the first Facebook Communities Summit . Zuckerberg has been rethinking Facebook's role, reacting to the rise of isolationism and nationalism, and the decline of membership in local community groups around the world.

Global News Group wants Dennis Rodman kicked out of Hall of Fame
Author: 0 Group wants Dennis Rodman kicked out of Hall of Fame

Rodman arrived in Pyongyang the same day that Warmbier had been released. When asked about Otto Warmbier , the American student who recently died after being released from North Korea, Rodman's agent said, "I know being there had something to do with [Otto's release]".

Global News 'I did not make, and do not have' Comey tapes
Author: 0 'I did not make, and do not have' Comey tapes

It has been 41 days since President Trump first suggested that he might have taped conversations with the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director in the Oval Office. When asked if an announcement would happen "this week" like Sekulow said, Sanders said, "Again, I would refer to them". Trump was the first to suggest they existed, so that means the tapes don't exist, right? I think in many ways it was maybe an attempt to try to intimidate Jim Comey , which obviously he didn't.

Global News Portugal is close to containing wildfire that killed 64
Author: 0 Portugal is close to containing wildfire that killed 64

Planes from Spain, France, Italy and Morocco were among those helping to fight the fires. Data from the European Forest Fire Information System showed that an area of more than 30,000 hectares had burned in the past seven days, making it the largest ever fire in Portugal.

Author: 0 Election hacking went much deeper than thought

While Trump and his underlings continue to play silly games with the question of whether the Russians hacked into computers to influence the election past year, they might want to tell the Department of Homeland Security , where one official just admitted that they hit nearly two dozen state election computer systems.

Global News Portugal brings 2nd wildfire under control after 64 died
Author: 0 Portugal brings 2nd wildfire under control after 64 died

Have you read Trendiee Today? LISBON, Portugal (AP) - Portuguese authorities say they have contained a risky wildfire that raged for five days near another blaze that killed 64 people last weekend. "The fire reached this road in a completely unexpected, unusual and frightful manner", said the country's police chief in a document addressed to the government.

Global News Iran arrests 41 suspects over Tehran attacks - ministry
Author: 0 Iran arrests 41 suspects over Tehran attacks - ministry

Alavi, however, did accuse Saudi Arabia of supporting terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria. Iran's Intelligence Ministry has confirmed that five of the men involved in terror attacks in Iran had fought for the Islamic State group. US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was praying for the victims, but added that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote".

Global News Russians hit the bar as beer ban lifted for Confed Cup
Author: 0 Russians hit the bar as beer ban lifted for Confed Cup

Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio has accused New Zealand of poor sportsmanship after a nasty end to their Confederations Cup game on Wednesday. Wood's shock first-half score for New Zealand was cancelled out by goals from Raul Jimenez and Oribe Peralta as Mexico's victory took them top of Group A on goals scored.

Author: 0 Kohls Corp (NYSE:KSS) 2016 Q4 Sentiment Report

Kohl's Corporation (NYSE: KSS ) earnings have declined with a quarterly rate of -0.1% over the last 5 years. It has underperformed by 9.54% the S&P500. Johnson has 2,517 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Cahill William J had sold 10,000 shares worth $406,200. Robert W. Baird set a $44.00 target price on shares of Kohl's Corporation and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 22nd.

Author: 0 Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill

While some voices at conservative media outlets have criticised the sketch session, CNN is arguing that it "did serve a journalistic objective, in the same way that courtroom sketches do". The president has in recent months favored Trump-friendly channel Fox News for interviews, and he has not held an official press conference since February .

Author: 0 DUP and Conservatives 'making progress' on deal

As it happens, the DUP is now the only Northern Irish party to sit in the Commons but the grounds on which this challenge is being taken suggest that this challenge would apply to any other party representing Northern Ireland's electors. One issue that has caused friction in talks is air passenger duty - an excise duty on passengers flying from airports in the United Kingdom - which the DUP want to be scrapped so that Belfast can compete with Dublin's airport.

Author: 0 Gunman who shot Republican congressman had history of railing against GOP

Sue Hodgkinson, who works at a tax firm, said she and James didn't see much of each other from January to March because of her job. Scalise is in critical condition. Authorities said James Hodgkinson expressed grievances online about the president and Republicans, but they're still working to determine a concrete motive for the shooting.

Author: 0 Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify

The 32-year-old Portuguese star is facing four charges of fraud through offshore companies between 2011 and 2014. AS reported Wednesday that Ronaldo is also having second thoughts about departing Madrid after hearing " very positive " comments from Perez.

Author: 0 Trump admin set to OK surveillance drone sale to India

A photograph of U.S. President Donald Trump displayed at the entrance of Trump Sulabh Village in Maroda, India . "However there have been no immediate changes to visa application or issuance procedures, so we're not in a position to kind of prejudge what the outcome of the review might be".

Global News How Close Were Georgia And South Carolina Election's?
Author: 0 How Close Were Georgia And South Carolina Election's?

Stressing that Republicans have now won special elections in Georgia , South Carolina , Montana , and Kansas , Trump tweeted .late Tuesday: " Well , the Special Elections are over and those that want to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN are 5 and O!" In the 2016 presidential election , Trump only beat Hillary Clinton in that district by 1.5 percent.

Author: 0 Police raid home of Brussels attack suspect

The attacker was a 36-year-old Moroccan national not known to authorities for being involved in terror activities, federal magistrate Eric Van der Sypt told reporters. There have been attacks in Paris and London in recent days, including the attack by a van driver who tried to run down worshippers outside a London mosque.

Author: 0 At least 11 dead, 20 injured in Pakistan car bombing

Deputy Inspector General of Police Abdul Razzaq Cheema confirmed the toll which includes four policemen. Emergency has been declared at Civil Hospital as well as Bolan Medical Complex, said rescue officials. The third major attack to rock Parachinar this year, the blasts struck hours before iftar, when the streets are often crowded with people shopping for food to break their fast with the evening Ramadan meal.

Global News Celebrity chef Darren Simpson dies in Australia
Author: 0 Celebrity chef Darren Simpson dies in Australia

Just two years after landing his first job, he was named the UK's Young Chef of the year at the age of 21 - the youngest-ever victor of the prestigious prize. Simpson grew up in Armoy and Hillsborough outside Belfast, one of three children of publican parents. In 1999, he moved to Sydney to head the kitchen at Aqua Luna Bar and Restaurant in Circular Quay.

Global News May says Brexit talks to start as scheduled
Author: 0 May says Brexit talks to start as scheduled

However, when asked about whether the Brexit talks would start for real on June 19 as planned, Winterstein said: "I can not say". Those advocating a " softer Brexit ", notably in the world of business, are especially keen not to erect new barriers to trade, possibly at the cost of accepting more rules set by the European Union in Brussels .A source close to Davidson told Reuters she wanted a "shift in thinking" that would put less emphasis on cutting immigration, a key issue in the ...

Global News Sheepish toe thief returns pilfered digit to Dawson City by mail
Author: 0 Sheepish toe thief returns pilfered digit to Dawson City by mail

The sour toe was first reported missing on Sunday, when staff at the hotel's Sourdough Saloon said a man from Quebec with a French accent bragged about plans to steal the toe before it disappeared. He also said he had called the hotel to say the toe was on its way and offered a verbal apology. On Tuesday afternoon, June 20th, Dawson City RCMP received a phone call from the alleged suspect, stating that he had placed the toe in the mail, addressed to the Downtown Hotel.

Global News Gergen: Trump could beat Dems in 2020
Author: 0 Gergen: Trump could beat Dems in 2020

Celebrating Republican special election wins in Georgia and South Carolina , President Trump taunted Democrats Wednesday over their intense opposition to his presidency. "The Georgia results ought to be a warning shot for Democrats, not a battle cry". One of the names picked was Tom Price, a Republican congressman from George who eventually was confirmed as the newest Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Author: 0 Imam praised for saving life of suspect in London mosque attack

Police said the 48-year-old man who was driving the van that hit people leaving evening prayers at the Finsbury Park mosque has been arrested and taken to a hospital as a precaution. The previous attacks had been blamed on Islamist extremists. The man arrested after plowing into the crowd near a London mosque has been identified as Darrn Osborne, 47.

Global News Trump to Limit Cuba Travel, Restrict Business Deals with Military
Author: 0 Trump to Limit Cuba Travel, Restrict Business Deals with Military

Travel companies reacted to reports that President Donald Trump will announce plans tomorrow to roll back former President Barack Obama's policies loosening restrictions on travel to Cuba. That includes restricting transactions by USA citizens with hotels and other entities associated with the Cuban military. "No, I don't think that Trump will undo everything that Obama did, everything that Obama accomplished, let's say", said Wayne Smith, a former USA diplomat who was once stationed ...

Author: 0 China security talks focus on North Korea

The two world powers are trying to build on "positive momentum" created when Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in Florida in April, she said. South Korea's Defense Ministry said the bombers engaged in routine exercises with its fighter jets aimed at deterring the North. "I'm committed to improving the U.S".

Author: 0 DUP warns Government confidence and supply deal is 'certainly not imminent'

Apart from its uncompromising stance on Brexit , the ultra-conservative DUP is also swimming against the liberal tide that is now bestriding the British political scene like the Colossus. As a UK Government we remain absolutely steadfast in our commitment to the Belfast Agreement (and) its successor agreements'. The bloody conflict between the majority Protestants and the minority Catholics, who now account for 30 percent of the population in Northern Ireland , between the 1960s and ...

Global News 47 killed in multiple blasts and firing in 3 Pakistani cities
Author: 0 47 killed in multiple blasts and firing in 3 Pakistani cities

The blast was claimed by both the local affiliate of the Islamic State terror group and by Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA), a splinter group of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan. Anwarul Haq Kakar , a spokesman for the provincial government, blamed neighboring India for the blast but offered no evidence to back up the allegation.

Author: 0 Turkey won't end its military presence in Qatar

Four Arab states that have isolated Qatar have reportedly handed the country a list of 13 demands, including some that are likely to infuriate Doha and exacerbate the region's worst crisis in decades. Turkey, which has long tried to play the role of regional mediator, is also wary of upsetting its other allies in the Gulf, including Saudi Arabia, and Isik said Ankara had hoped that tensions over Qatar could be resolved without a crisis.

Global News Trump administration backs new Texas law against 'sanctuary cities'
Author: 0 Trump administration backs new Texas law against 'sanctuary cities'

That law, set to go into effect in September, bans cities and police departments in the state from limiting their cooperation with federal immigration authorities. President Donald Trump's administration filed a show of support Friday for a new Texas law against sanctuary cities - an issue that the president has already attempted to tackle with an executive order.

Author: 0 Four GOP senators to oppose current Republican health care bill

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has yet to score the Senate bill, but it is broadly similar to the House bill, which the CBO predicted would cause 23 million Americans to lose health insurance over the next decade. He also wants to allow people to buy plans across state lines, expand health savings accounts and cap the amount of damages that can be awarded in medical malpractice lawsuits.

Global News Shiv Sena on board for Kovind
Author: 0 Shiv Sena on board for Kovind

The senior leader further said that a meeting has been convened on June 22 where all the Opposition party leaders will be present and "try to arrive" at a consensus for the presidential candidate. While announcing Kovind's name, BJP chief Amit Shah had said the party had gone through a list of names before selecting him. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday chose to extend his support to NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind.

Author: 0 Iran fires rockets in 'revenge' at Islamic State in Syria

He said it took just 11 days for IRGC forces to pinpoint the command and planning posts used to spearhead the Tehran terror attacks, most of which lied in Deir Ezzor. President Donald Trump - are hardening their stance against Iran . He spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations. Iranian-backed forces have also been trying to advance towards the base even after repeatedly being bombed by the USA -led coalition.

Author: 0 Iran: Missile strike in Syria 'just a small slap'

The confrontation in Syria on Sunday began around 4:30 p.m. local time when USA -backed ground Syrian fighters, who are officially called the Syrian Democratic Forces , came under attack by what the Pentagon described only as "pro-Syrian regime forces" and were forced from their positions in the town of Ja'Din, south of Tabqah.

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