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Democrats secretly met to plan the ouster of top party leader Democrats secretly met to plan the ouster of top party leader
- June 25, 2017

Ryan lost a bid to replace Pelosi as the top elected Democrat in the House in November. Advertisements tried to tie Pelosi to the Democratic candidate in that election, Jon Ossoff . Seth Moulton , D-Mass. "I don't know if there is a solution in the short term", Ryan said . Filemon Vela Jr. explained Friday why he had joined a handful of Democratic members calling for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to resign from her leadership post . (more...)
Charlie Sheen sued again for allegedly exposing ex to HIV Charlie Sheen sued again for allegedly exposing ex to HIV
- June 25, 2017

According to the documents, Jane Doe sought emergency medical care the next morning and was told the pills that Sheen allegedly instructed her to take "would not be enough to prevent transmission of HIV ". She says that when she asked Sheen why he lied about his status, he replied that it was "none of [her] f-ing business". Court papers reveal the defendant in question discovered his own HIV positive status in 2011 and also gave national television interviews discussing it in November, 2015 ... (more...)
Hillary Clinton says Republicans will be the Hillary Clinton says Republicans will be the "death party" if they pass
- June 25, 2017

Though the Senate GOP's bill repeals the individual mandate , the legislation maintains numerous ACA tax credits that have helped people buy insurance. He pulled out the Senate Republican bill. Back in May, the House narrowly passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has finally unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law. (more...)
Saudi Arabia security forces foil planned terror attack on the Grand Mosque Saudi Arabia security forces foil planned terror attack on the Grand Mosque
- June 25, 2017

Quoting security operatives, Al Arabiya , Saudi-owned news website, said the operation was planned by three extremist groups, two based in Mecca and the third in Jedah. The same day in July, separate suicide bomb attacks targeted a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia and near the US Consulate in Jiddah. Saudi Arabia and its allies severed all ties with Qatar earlier this month accusing it of supporting "terrorist groups" in the region, a charge Doha denies. (more...)
Whole Foods customers react to $13.7 billion Amazon merger Whole Foods customers react to $13.7 billion Amazon merger
- June 25, 2017

Armed with giant warehouses, shopper data, the latest technology and almost endless funds - and now with Whole Foods' hundreds of physical stores - Amazon is set to reshape a US$800 billion grocery market that is already changing rapidly. (more...)
Trump Finally Clarifies on Tapes of Comey Talks Trump Finally Clarifies on Tapes of Comey Talks
- June 25, 2017

Mueller was appointed special counsel by the Justice Department to lead the investigation after Trump fired Comey, who was leading the Russian Federation investigation at the time he was ousted. Trump fired Comey on May 9, and Team Trump said at first it was because he had bungled the probe into Hillary Clinton's private email server. Mr Comey repaid the favour minutes later by joking that he "must be out of my mind to be following Bob Mueller". (more...)
Park shoots 63 to take 2-shot lead at LPGA Tour event Park shoots 63 to take 2-shot lead at LPGA Tour event
- June 25, 2017

The previous course record was 62, set by Angela Park and Jane Park in 2008 and matched past year by Ko and Ayako Uehara. Reid also reached as low as 8 under midway through her round, making a hole-in-one on the par-3 11th. Ryu opened the year with eight straight top-10 finishes, including the major victory. "On the first hole, I three-putted for bogey, and then on the back nine I left out two putts for birdie and missed a 45-footer for eagle on the last hole". (more...)
Sandoval, Heller cite Medicaid concerns in opposing Obamacare repeal bill
- June 25, 2017

They said the proposal doesn't meet the GOP promise to Americans "to repeal Obamacare and lower their health care costs", the Associated Press reported. The percentage of income that goes to health care premiums under the Senate plan would be more than 12.5 percent - under the ACA, the over-40 percentage ranged between 2 to 8.9 percent. (more...)
Colorado to take $15 billion hit under Senate health care bill Colorado to take $15 billion hit under Senate health care bill
- June 25, 2017

Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is among the Republican senators who have concerns about the health care bill produced by Senate Republicans on Thursday. Speaking at Bellevue Hospital Center in Manhattan, the New York Democrat said the draft that his Republican colleagues released after weeks of secret deliberations is "devastating for America and even more devastating for New York". (more...)
Lonzo Ball introduced as 'new face of the Lakers' by Magic Johnson
- June 25, 2017

With the patriarch of the Ball family not showing any signs of curtailing his trash talk, it seems as if Lonzo Ball will have to possess a thick skin in order to make it in the National Basketball Association. " Magic Johnson is one of the greatest players to ever play... he's the best point guard to ever play, so I can learn a lot of things from him". When the Lakers made it official, LaVar Ball claimed that he made his purple and gold hat when his son was a baby. (more...)
North Korea denies torturing U.S. detainee Otto Warmbier
- June 25, 2017

Otto Warmbier speaks to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea . It said that the USA doctors who traveled to North Korea to retrieve Warmbier "recognized that his health indicators like pulse, temperature, respiration and the examination result of the heart and lung were all normal and that we provided him with medical treatment and brought him back alive whose heart was almost stopped". (more...)
The facts behind coconut food and hygiene products might surprise you The facts behind coconut food and hygiene products might surprise you
- June 24, 2017

Dr Lennert Veerman, of the Cancer Council NSW in Sydney, added that baking with coconut oil "may not raise heart disease risks as much as, for example, a generous amount of butter on a 12-ounce steak, not to speak of the steak itself". "It should also focus on healthy foods rich in nutrients that can help reduce disease risk, like poly- and mono-unsaturated vegetable oils, nuts, fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish and others". (more...)
Trump admin OKs drone sale to India, manufacturer says
- June 24, 2017

Before leaving for Lisbon , PM Modi had said during his meeting with Mr Costa, the two leaders will build on their recent discussions and review the progress of various joint initiatives and decisions. The Indian side is trying to keep the event low key so as to not ruffle feather in the White House, where Trump's senior advisor Steve Bannon, who leads the nationalist brigade, is known to hold a bleak view of the rise of Asian-Americans in Silicon Valley. (more...)
Election Commission rejects AAP lawmakers' petitions against disqualification proceedings Election Commission rejects AAP lawmakers' petitions against disqualification proceedings
- June 24, 2017

Earlier, the Bharatiya Janata Party said these MLAs did not have the legal or moral right to stay as members of the assembly after the poll panel said that proceedings before it on the question of their disqualification over their appointment as Parliamentary Secretaries - quashed by the Delhi High Court in September 2016 - will continue. (more...)
Showers end early then skies brighten up Saturday Showers end early then skies brighten up Saturday
- June 24, 2017

A flash flood watch is in place for much of the state until late Friday evening. Dew points will be rising to near 70 this afternoon. It won't take much lift in the atmosphere to trigger convection. The sunny streak will stretch into next week with just a stray shower or summer-like storm through the afternoons. The humidity will fall through the afternoon. (more...)
Pakistan car bomb kills 11 at police checkpoint
- June 24, 2017

Later on Friday evening, two armed men on a motorcycled opened fire on security personnel in Karachi, killing four - an assistant sub-inspector was among those killed. TV footage showed panicked people rushing to safety following the Parachinar market bombings. LeJ's Al Alami faction said in a statement it was targeting minority Shiah Muslims and threatened more attacks over Pakistanis fighting against Sunni militants in Syria's civil war. (more...)
Bells Ring For Whole Foods and Amazon
- June 24, 2017

Mackey said, according to the transcript . So- it's been a whirlwind courtship. Mackey said. "Because a little over six weeks after we met on this blind date, we're officially engaged, as of today". "I've heard that Amazon's culture is really cutthroat". "We're gonna evolve. So I can't say there's not gonna ever be any changes", he said. "One of the things they do better than us, they are more customer-centric than we are". (more...)
Vermont governor to appoint commission to study legal pot Vermont governor to appoint commission to study legal pot
- June 24, 2017

On Wednesday, the Senate passed a legalization bill, but it was blocked by the House . "This legislation sets up an improved governance structure for the oversight of the industry, ensures access to the market for communities who have been disproportionally affected by the war on drugs, and keeps the tax rate at a level that we hope will eliminate the black market", Senate President Stanley C. (more...)
Mattel unveils new diverse line of Ken dolls Mattel unveils new diverse line of Ken dolls
- June 24, 2017

CBS Local- Mattel , the makers of the famous Barbie and Ken dolls, chose to shake up the Ken doll's previous image. The dolls' clothing also has also been updated to looks including skinny jeans, faded denim shorts, and other contemporary styles, USA Today reported . (more...)
Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid
- June 24, 2017

Erasing Obama's law has been a marquee pledge for Trump and virtually the entire party for years. Senators are likely to have only a handful of days to decide whether to support or vote against the 142-page bill , which was unveiled on Thursday. (more...)

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