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Global News Chants against Saudi Arabia as Iran marks Jerusalem Day
Author: 0 Chants against Saudi Arabia as Iran marks Jerusalem Day

Al-Quds is the Muslim name for Jerusalem. Also for Jerusalem Day , Iranian authorities unveiled a large panel at Palestine Square in central Tehran , counting down "the days left until the destruction of Israel ". The Guard said it fired six such missiles on Sunday at IS targets in the city of Deir el-Zour, more than 600 kilometres (370 miles) away. The figure on the panel, of just over 23 years, is based on a speech which supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei gave almost two years ago ...

Global News Schumer vows to fight Senate GOP health care bill
Author: 0 Schumer vows to fight Senate GOP health care bill

However, Senate Republicans' bill would make deep cuts to Medicaid , rolling back Obamacare's Medicaid expansion and transforming federal Medicaid payments to the states into per capita reimbursements, the rates of rich would get smaller and smaller through 2025, or block grants.

Global News Puerto Ricans vote in favor of statehood
Author: 0 Puerto Ricans vote in favor of statehood

She and thousands of others joined the parade that had drawn controversy for granting the title of "National Freedom Hero" to Lopez Rivera. Last month, Rossello said that being incorporated into the US would allow Puerto Rico to become a "diplomatic center and a business center of the Americas", Florida's WLRN reported .

Author: 0 Renewed calls to oust Nancy Pelosi: Darcy cartoon

In response to Ossoff's completely undebatable suggestion that many working people have a hard time making ends meet, she said , "That's the difference between conservatives and liberals; I don't believe in a livable wage". President Donald Trump had only carried the district by 1 percentage point even though incumbent Rep. Tom Price won by 23 points. On abortion, where public opinion has been stable, Democrats have ditched their old attempts at moderation, undercutting the gains that ...

Author: 0 Tower block evacuation chaos, after cladding found similar to Grenfell Tower

Gould said it could take between two and four weeks to make safe the four buildings - Taplow, Burnham, Bray and Dorney - while residents of a fifth tower block, Blashford, were told they could return to their homes. I saw it on the TV, so I packed an overnight bag. "I know it's hard, but Grenfell changes everything and I just don't believe we can take any risk with our residents' safety and I have to put them first".

Global News Angry Trump decries being target of Russia probe
Author: 0 Angry Trump decries being target of Russia probe

On Thursday afternoon, Trump sent two tweets attacking his former opponent. Trump did not respond to shouted questions from the media as he was leaving the White House lawns to board Marine One for the Joint Andres Air Force Base for his day-long trip to Florida.

Global News Perez Blames Democratic Loss in Georgia's Special Election on Gerrymandering
Author: 0 Perez Blames Democratic Loss in Georgia's Special Election on Gerrymandering

In fact Pelosi, 77, has emerged as a favorite GOP bogeyman and was the target of a barrage of negative advertising in the Georgia House race, mocking her as a San Francisco liberal and tying her to Ossoff. And they always want to choose our leaders. "And usually they go after the most effective leaders". Pelosi told fellow House Democrats in a letter Wednesday, "The House was in play before the Georgia race".

Author: 0 Trump returns to Florida to unveil Cuba policy

Florida Senator Marco Rubio , who campaigned viciously against Mr Trump during last year's Republican primary, played a central role in the drafting of new Cuba policy . "We are at an important moment in the relationship between the United States and Cuba", Sorenson said. The island's government will not permit any party other than the ruling communist party to exist and frequently harasses and detains opponents.

Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte says didn't seek United States support in city siege

The Philippines' army is trying to oust hundreds of fighters who have sworn allegiance to ISIS after entering the city of Marawi, located in the south of the Philippines. AFP Chief of staff Gen. Eduardo Ano earlier said the clash could be ended before the 60-day martial law period. "We want to coordinate very well with Indonesia and Malaysia so they won't also suffer at the hands of extremists", Cayetano said.

Author: 0 Spicer expected to address Senate health care plan

Like the House bill, they said , the Senate bill would no longer penalize individuals and employers for failing to have health insurance. It would let insurers provide fewer benefits, offer less generous subsidies than Obama to help people buy policies and end the statute's tax penalties on people who don't buy policies and on larger firms that don't offer coverage to workers.

Global News Trump's Washington hotel saw nearly $20 million in revenue
Author: 0 Trump's Washington hotel saw nearly $20 million in revenue

Income from many of his other hotels and resorts largely held steady. The president was not required to file a new financial disclosure with the Office of Government Ethics until next spring, but Trump chose to voluntarily submit an updated report in his first year in office, following the tradition of past presidents including Barack Obama and George W.

Author: 0 Mayor Landrieu Issues Statement on Senate GOP Health Care Bill

The Senate plan to repeal and replace Obamacare is in trouble after a fifth Republican senator came out against it. "The two plans I've seen so far, they don't reduce the cost of health care, unfortunately", Lynch said during an appearance on Boston Herald Radio's "Morning Meeting" program, referring to the GOP plans passed by the House and proposed in the Senate.

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy weakens to tropical depression. Here's what to expect next

McGill reported from New Orleans. Fort Walton Beach spokeswoman Jo Soria said falling trees hit houses and cars in what she called "pockets of wind damage" in two or three residential neighborhoods. At 10 a.m. CDT Thursday, Cindy was about 165 miles (265 kilometers) northwest of Morgan City and moving to the north at 13 mph (20 kph). Cindy is forecast to take a turn toward the north-northeast tonight, followed by a turn toward the northeast on Friday.

Global News Johnson: Senate bill doesn't address health care costs
Author: 0 Johnson: Senate bill doesn't address health care costs

The measure also does away with waivers that would allow insurance companies to raise premiums on people with pre-existing conditions. Under the Senate bill , these enrollees would no longer be covered after 2023. The bill was hashed out behind closed doors, a process that's dismayed many lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, according to The Takeaway's Washington correspondent , Todd Zwillich.

Global News After high-profile losses, some Democrats seek change at the top
Author: 0 After high-profile losses, some Democrats seek change at the top

Keep raising the concern that something needs to change within the ranks of the party's leadership. Nor have they identified a challenger. "The honest answer is: in some areas of the country, yes she is", Ryan told CNN's Don Lemon Wednesday evening in response to a question as to whether the congressman believed Pelosi is " more toxic" than President Donald Trump .

Author: 0 Supreme Court holds up on redrawing WI districts

The state argues recent election results favoring Republicans were "a reflection of Wisconsin's natural political geography", with Democrats concentrated in urban areas like Milwaukee and Madison. The map, Judge Kenneth F. Ripple wrote for the majority, "was created to make it more hard for Democrats, compared to Republicans, to translate their votes into seats".

Author: 0 U.S. president Donald Trump sends Eid greeting to Muslims

CNN reported that Presidents Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama held yearly iftar dinners celebrating the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr. To venerable religious leaders, let us continue to pray for sustainable peace in The Gambia and for Muslims and humanity at large, who are suffering either from maltreatment, hardship or warfare.

Author: 0 Trump says Comey's 'leaks' are more prevalent

President Donald Trump on Sunday accused James Comey of cowardice by leaking accounts of his meetings with the president, days after the ex-FBI director testified that Trump sought to derail the Russian probe. "I think he's proven himself to be a dishonest man of bad character", Trump said. The interviewer, Fox News anchor Jeanine Pirro, reportedly attended a baby shower with Lara Trump, the wife of Eric Trump, later that day.

Author: 0 Flint airport stabbing suspect tried to buy gun in US, FBI says

The FBI is investigating the attack as a possible terrorist attack, but has said it believes the stabbing was an "isolated incident". Fouthi, who was not on the radar of US or Canadian authorities before the attack, was in MI as early as June 18, Gelios said.

Global News President polls: Kovind To File Nomination, Here's list of attendees
Author: 0 President polls: Kovind To File Nomination, Here's list of attendees

Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said the President of India is above politics. Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind meets BJP President Amit Shah in New Delhi on Monday. With the backing of parties outside the alliance like TRS (2 per cent), AIADMK (5.39 per cent), YSR Congress (1.53 per cent) and BJD (2.99 per cent), the NDA's support will cross the half-way-mark to reach almost 63 per cent.

Global News Nancy Pelosi Should Resign, Frustrated Democrats Say
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi Should Resign, Frustrated Democrats Say

The response from some: It better be. "The House remains in play now". Handel ran as much against House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and her "San Francisco values" as she did against Ossoff, portraying the Democrat as culturally and politically alien to Georgia .

Author: 0 UK fire safety crisis expands; Hundreds evacuated in London

So far, Camden Council has been the only local authority known to have asked residents to leave as a precaution. According to NPR , most jurisdictions throughout the United States have adopted the International Building Code , which requires cladding on all tall buildings to pass a National Fire Protection Association standard called NFPA 285 .

Author: 0 Srikanth beats Praneeth to reach Australian Open semis

As he lifted the Australian Open title, Srikanth became the first Indian man to win the championship. Even before he stepped on court on Sunday, Srikanth had created history by becoming the first man since Lee Chong Wei in 2015 and only fifth overall to reach three consecutive Superseries finals.

Author: 0 Casey heads to Pennsylvania to hammer Senate health bill

His biggest concern involves dismantling the Medicaid expansion he enacted in Louisiana, which has given insurance coverage to 430,000 people. Casey, who is running for re-election to a third term next year, has said the bill poses a foundational retrenchment of Medicaid and could mean coverage losses for people with employer-sponsored insurance, in addition to those covered by Pennsylvania's $30 billion Medicaid federal-state partnership.

Author: 0 After visit, Ryan says Scalise is 'doing well'

More on this as it develops. He has undergone several surgeries and received multiple blood transfusions. Three others were shot in addition to Scalise. Officer David Bailey, on crutches from a bullet wound, threw out the first pitch of the Congressional Baseball Game last Thursday. Scalise is from Louisiana and is the No.

Global News UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding
Author: 0 UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding

The government said Saturday that the cladding samples that failed fire safety tests came from 34 apartment towers in cities including London , Manchester , Plymouth and Portsmouth. He warned that tower blocks could be falsely declared safe because while cladding did not contain a combustible core, the insulation was flammable but not tested.

Author: 0 Dennis Rodman Thinks He Helped Broker Otto Warmbier's Release

It rebuffed "groundless public opinion now circulating in the U.S. that he died of torture and beating during his reform through labor". We jumped up and down ... South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in an interview with CBS television earlier this week that it was clear North Korea bears a heavy responsibility for Warmbier's death.

Author: 0 Colorado to take $15 billion hit under Senate health care bill

He said that the debate is "about the character of our country - who we are, and who we aspire to be. And that's always worth fighting for". In between the former president attacked the Republicans as a team who's core tenet is to undo the past government's work.

Global News North Korea carries out another rocket engine test
Author: 0 North Korea carries out another rocket engine test

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Kim Dong-yeon said any efforts Seoul makes in denuclearizing the isolated country will in cooperation with the United States and the worldwide community, South Korea's finance ministry said in a statement.

Global News South Carolina Dem Runs for House Seat on Anti-Nancy Pelosi Platform
Author: 0 South Carolina Dem Runs for House Seat on Anti-Nancy Pelosi Platform

Rep. Tim Ryan , who unsuccessfully challenged Pelosi for minority leader past year, told Business Insider said he did not know how Democrats could take the House in 2018 if the GOP was successfully able to convince independents and Republicans that a vote for a Democratic candidate is essentially a vote for Pelosi's leadership.

Global News Spicer says he's never spoken with Trump about Russian interference
Author: 0 Spicer says he's never spoken with Trump about Russian interference

Trump has previously said that hacking the intelligence community has pinned on the Russian government could have been perpetrated by China or others. Spicer also defended the decision to hold off-camera, non-recorded briefings, as he did yesterday. "We've been meeting with potential people that may be of service to this administration.we're always looking for ways to do a better job of articulating the president's agenda and we'll continue to have those discussions internally and when we ...

Author: 0 More funding may be added to GOP health plan

Trump cited the fact that as many as one out of every three USA counties may not have more than just a single insurer selling Obamacare plans in 2018, and that premium prices for individual health plans have increased significantly in a number of states .

Global News WTF? World Taekwondo Federation rebrands over acronym
Author: 0 WTF? World Taekwondo Federation rebrands over acronym

Moon's policy of promoting dialogue and exchanges with the North. Upon their arrival at Seoul's Gimpo International Airport, South Korean children wearing taekwondo uniforms draped bouquets of flowers around the neck of Chang and other North Koreans amid a barrage of camera flashes.

Author: 0 Iran Launches Missiles into Syria targeting ISIS

The missiles flew over Iraq before striking what the Guard called an Islamic State command center and suicide vehicle bomb operation in Deir el-Zour, according to Tehran . According to reports by the Fars News Agency, the IRGC warned "regional and trans-regional supporters" of extremist groups that "they would be engulfed by its revolutionary wrath and flames of the fire of its revenge in case they repeat any such devilish and dirty move in future".

Global News North Korea denies torturing USA detainee Otto Warmbier
Author: 0 North Korea denies torturing USA detainee Otto Warmbier

North Korea has accused the United States of conducting a smear campaign against the regime over Otto Warmbier , the American student who was sent home in a coma after 17 months in prison. Meanwhile, North Korea is holding three other Americans as well as six South Koreans. The spokesman didn't describe how Hunziker died , but claimed that the United States then "totally ignored" his death.

Global News Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over US student who died
Author: 0 Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over US student who died

The U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) recently designated several Russian entities for working with North Korea. "We must step up our efforts to help to curtail these sources of revenue". "The United States remains committed to holding North Korea accountable for multiple violations of U.N. Security Council resolutions which expressly prohibit its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile program", he said.

Global News Five GOP senators now oppose health bill, enough to sink it
Author: 0 Five GOP senators now oppose health bill, enough to sink it

After a series of secretive meetings, Republican lawmakers in the Senate have finally revealed their plan to repeal and replace huge parts of the Affordable Care Act . In other words, under Obamacare , anyone earning $200,000 a year pays an extra tax that helps fund healthcare . Susan Collins , R-Maine, said the centrist has some misgivings about the bills as well.