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Global News Romania: Ruling party to introduce no-confidence vote
Author: 0 Romania: Ruling party to introduce no-confidence vote

The major ruling Social Democratic Party announced late Wednesday that it would withdraw its political support from Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu , who has had tense relations with the party's main leaders recently and refused to take the initiative to resign.

Author: 0 1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447 million

The numbers drawn were: 20, 26, 32, 38, 58 and the Powerball number was 03, with 2x Powerplay. No one has won the jackpot since April 1, thus the reason for its large size. This year started out tough for Alberre and his father because the father is suffering from pulmonary fibrosis lung disease. "Whoever the victor turns out to be will now have the option of taking the entire $447.8 million spread out over 30 years, or they can elect to take the lump sum amount of $279.1 million".

Global News Menendez: Senate health care bill 'devastating' for NJ Medicaid recipients
Author: 0 Menendez: Senate health care bill 'devastating' for NJ Medicaid recipients

Rand Paul , R-Ky., speaks to reporters at the Capitol after Republicans released their long-awaited bill to scuttle much of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, at the Capitol in Washington. "I'm not voting for something that looks just like Obamacare ". "Forget death panels. If Republicans pass this bill, they're the death party", Clinton tweeted on Friday, linking to a Harvard study that claimed the GOP Senate healtcare bill could result in 18,000 to 28,000 deaths by 2026.

Author: 0 Big Names Descend on White House for Trump's Technology Summit

Code for America founder Jennifer Pahlka, who served as deputy chief technology officer under the Obama administration and attended the meeting , said that Kushner "said the right words" but that the strategy built on Obama-era plans. The Guardian reported the CEOs used the meeting to push their company's agenda. Tim Cook requested that computer coding be taught in every public school.

Author: 0 Arab states demand that Qatar close Al Jazeera news network

The foreign minister of Qatar seems really disturbed and has clearly stated his condition for negotiating with his neighbours. The administration of Saudi-backed and resigned Yemeni president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, Libya, the Maldives, Djibouti, Senegal and the Comoros later joined the camp in ending diplomatic ties.

Author: 0 Nevada Republican Senator Wavers On Health Care Bill

Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, who has not suggested she opposes the measure, declined to comment on its components when asked at a news conference Friday . Heller appears to be large steps away from that position, and explicitly said , "It's going to be very hard to get me to a yes".

Author: 0 Nigel Farage "Concerned" After Trump's State Visit Is Put In Doubt

Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday promised to listen more closely to businesses' concerns about Britain leaving the European Union as she set out a Brexit-focused government programme, pared-back to reflect her weakened authority. There was also no mention of President Donald Trump's invitation for a state visit, which sparked criticism from all parties. The event is usually filled with pomp and circumstance, like royal robes and a horse-drawn carriage.

Author: 0 Rep. Moulton calls for new Democratic leadership

The special election was held to fill the seat vacated by Tom Price after Trump appointed him as secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services. The response from some is that it better be. Pelosi has faced a growing chorus of criticism since Democrat Jon Ossoff came up short in Tuesday's Georgia special congressional election - the latest in a string of defeats for the party.

Author: 0 Otto Warmbier's death 'is a mystery to us,' North Korea says

The comments published by the official Korean Central News Agency were North Korea's first reaction to Otto Warmbier's death in a USA hospital on Monday after it released him for what it called humanitarian reasons. He was sentenced two months later to 15 years of hard labour for trying to steal an item bearing a propaganda slogan from his hotel, North Korea state media said.

Global News Israel disputes success of Iran missile strike
Author: 0 Israel disputes success of Iran missile strike

In the latest incident, the Pentagon said a U.S. F-15 aircraft flying over Syrian territory fired on the drone after it displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces. The official said that coalition aircraft made a show of force and conducted a warning maneuver, and the Syrian fighter jet then aborted its trajectory and left the area.

Global News Three more POPSKs in Odisha soon
Author: 0 Three more POPSKs in Odisha soon

In February this year, the MEA and the Department of Posts (DOP) had announced to utilise the Head Post Offices (HPO) in various states as POPSK for delivering passport related services to the people. She said that in the third phase more POPSK would be opened. "We have made a decision to open Post Office Passport Seva Kendras in Balasore, Berhampur and Bhawanipatna in the second phase of this scheme", she said.

Global News Republican bills blow up the road toward universal health care
Author: 0 Republican bills blow up the road toward universal health care

He represents one of the few swing states where Democrats have their act together. Hillary Clinton won the state by 2.4 percentage points, or 27,272 votes. A day after saying he had "serious concerns" over the Senate's health care reform bill, Sen. And in a separate statement , Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown says the GOP Senate bill would hamper the state's progress in slowing the opioid epidemic, calling Medicaid the "number one tool" in the fight against opioids.

Author: 0 New poll shows majority of Americans are unaware Trumpcare slashes Medicaid

Opponents of Obamacare say it is unfair to require people to buy insurance plans, expensive ones at that. "Remember keep your doctor, keep your plan?" Unless the state steps in with substantially more funding - possibly $30 billion or more by 2027, compared to $24 billion under the House bill - many would lose coverage.

Author: 0 Opposition Split Wide Open, JD-U to Back Ram Nath Kovind

BJP's charge comes ahead of the Opposition parties' meeting on Thursday evening to chalk out the strategy for the July 17 Presidential elections , which will be held in the backdrop of its partner Janata Dal (United) extending support to Kovind.

Author: 0 Trump criticizes latest court ruling against travel ban

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the Trump administration's second attempted travel ban just 17 weeks after it struck down the first . "(I) immigration, even for the President, is not a one-person show". Under that new schedule, the Trump administration has until Thursday to press its case, Hawaii has until next Tuesday to respond, and then the administration until a day later to reply to Hawaii's opposition.

Global News Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick Seeks to Ban Tourist Travel to North Korea
Author: 0 Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick Seeks to Ban Tourist Travel to North Korea

According to news reports , Do Jong-hwan the sports minister of South Korean revealed that North Korea could get the chance to host part of the skiing events. President Moon Jae-in observes the test launch of the Hyunmoo 2 ballistic missile at the test site of the Agency for Defense Development, located in Taean, South Chungcheong Province, June 23.

Global News Moon uses sports event to address North
Author: 0 Moon uses sports event to address North

He also revealed that they could field a joint hockey team. China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, told Trump in a meeting at the White House that Beijing was willing to "maintain communication and coordination" with the United States in an effort to defuse tension on the Korean peninsula, according to a statement from China's Foreign Ministry on Friday.

Global News 5 Ramifications of an Investigation Into Trump — NBC Analysis
Author: 0 5 Ramifications of an Investigation Into Trump — NBC Analysis

But that's the whole reason obstruction of justice is a serious crime: because it prevents full and fair investigations from being carried out. According to Jarrett, the special counsel statute says, if you have a personal relationship with someone substantially involved in the case you shall not serve as special counsel.

Global News China investigating if slain pair was preaching in Pakistan
Author: 0 China investigating if slain pair was preaching in Pakistan

A soldier stands guard near the site where two Chinese teachers were kidnapped by unidentified gunmen, in Quetta, Pakistan May 24, 2017. The minister was informed that the two were part of a group of Chinese citizens who obtained business visas from the Pakistani Embassy in Beijing and entered Pakistan.

Global News 97% of Voters in Bankrupt Puerto Rico Want Statehood
Author: 0 97% of Voters in Bankrupt Puerto Rico Want Statehood

Governor Ricardo Rossello, right, and Congresswoman representing Puerto Rico Jennifer Gonzalez celebrate the results of a referendum on the status of the island, at the New Progressive Party headquarters in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, June 11, 2017.

Author: 0 Alt-Left Throws Temper Tantrum Over Paris Agreement

So, we must all redouble our efforts now, because as the Irish Environmental Pillar stated in condemning the Trump decision, 'We have a duty to generations to come to leave the planet in a condition that is fit for all life and not riven with starvation, refugee crises, water shortages and war'.

Global News Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson Testifies Before House Intel Committee
Author: 0 Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson Testifies Before House Intel Committee

The federal government offered cybersecurity assistance to state and local entities during the 2016 election , but they resisted the help, President Obama's Homeland Security secretary testified Wednesday. The DNC also failed to provide access to its servers to FBI investigators - a fact the GOP seized on Wednesday morning. He also questioned why the Obama administration did not more forcefully address the DNC hack.

Global News South Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats
Author: 0 South Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

The latest series of tests conducted by North Korea have raised fears that North Korea plans to attack South Korea , Japan , and US military installations in the Pacific. China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, told Trump in a meeting at the White House that Beijing was willing to "maintain communication and coordination" with the United States in an effort to defuse tension on the Korean peninsula, according to a statement from China's Foreign Ministry on Friday.

Global News US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border - statement
Author: 0 US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border - statement

The U.S. military said it shot down an Iranian-made, armed drone in southern Syria on Tuesday, marking the third time this month that that the U.S. has downed aircraft affiliated with Syrian President Bashar Assad's government. "US-Russia relations are frosty", Brookings Institution Senior Fellow Darrell West told Xinhua . In Syria's tangled conflict, Washington backs a coalition of rebel forces fighting both President Assad and fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the ...

Global News DHS: Kremlin Targeted Election Systems in 21 States
Author: 0 DHS: Kremlin Targeted Election Systems in 21 States

An intelligence report released in January concluded that "Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an influence campaign in 2016 aimed at the USA presidential election" and acted "to undermine public faith in the US democratic process, denigrate Secretary [Hillary] Clinton and harm her electability and potential presidency".

Author: 0 Iran Missile Strike Missed Target — Times of Israel

Iran's homemade missiles, which can hit targets up to 2,000 kilometres (1,200 miles) away, are a major point of tension with Washington and Israel . He is blaming the government for the truce's collapse. The Guard, which is also involved in the fight against the Islamic State group in neighboring Iraq , controls Iran's missile program.

Global News Shiv Sena makes a U-turn, says yes to Kovind
Author: 0 Shiv Sena makes a U-turn, says yes to Kovind

The election for the next President of India is to be held on July 17 as President Pranab Mukherjee will demit the office on July 24. WITH Shiv Sena joining other allies in backing NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind , the 71-year-old Dalit leader is expected to have a smooth sailing in the event of an election.

Author: 0 Neighboring Arab Nations Slap Qatar With 13-Point List Of Demands

The closure of the broadcaster is said to be one of 13 wide-ranging demands placed on Doha by Saudi Arabia and its allies as the price for lifting an nearly three-week long "blockade" on Qatar. Asked whether Qatar felt pressure to resolve the crisis quickly, he said: "Not at all". Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain broke ties with Qatar and restricted access to land, sea and air routes earlier this month over allegations it funds terrorism - an accusation ...

Global News Shutdown in Darjeeling to be partially relaxed
Author: 0 Shutdown in Darjeeling to be partially relaxed

The GJM has made a decision to burn the copies of the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) Accord, signed in 2011 between the Union home ministry, the West Bengal government and the outfit, on June 26 and 27. Earlier in a similar development, GJM leader Binay Tamang on Wednesday gave all the schools in Darjeeling a window of 12 hours to evacuate the students.

Author: 0 Petition calls for Dennis Rodman to be removed from Hall of Fame

The non-profit's executive director Marion Smith is also pressuring the NBA to excommunicate Rodman from the professional basketball community entirely. Nearly unanimously, the world's leaders continue to come together to condemn the regime while a select few attempt to humanize Kim Jong-un and praise the "respect" he receives from his people.

Global News SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation
Author: 0 SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

Six South Koreans, of whom three are Christian pastors, and ae Canadian also also imprisoned in North Korea . The team participated in the World Taekwondo Championships for the second straight edition. At this time there are no plans for the two federations to merge according to World Taekwondo officials. But when asked about the suggestions, Chang said he was not in a position to talk about them.

Global News Toll in Colombia mine explosion rises to 13
Author: 0 Toll in Colombia mine explosion rises to 13

President Juan Manuel Santos has expressed his condolences to families affected by the tragedy. At the Cucunuba site, dozens of rescuers, backed by seven mine engineers, worked for more than 30 hours to recover the 13 bodies and bring an injured miner to safety, according to Silvana Habib, president of the National Mining Agency (NMA).

Author: 0 India, Portugal Launch Startup Hub in First Indian PM Visit

Modi is the first Indian prime minister in Portugal for a bilateral visit. "The whole world is looking at India ". The two leaders on Saturday also launched a unique startup Portal - the India-Portugal International StartUp Hub (IPISH) - aimed at providing information on start-up hotspots in the two countries and associated policies.