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@SenatorWicker Votes to Strengthen Sanctions Against Iran, Russia @SenatorWicker Votes to Strengthen Sanctions Against Iran, Russia
- June 27, 2017

White House Principle Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the administration remains "committed" to the existing sanctions against Russian Federation, calling them the "best tool" for compelling Russian Federation to honor its commitments to resolve the conflict in Ukraine. (more...)
US Supreme Court reinstates Donald Trump's travel ban
- June 27, 2017

The high court's action, therefore, represents at least a minor setback for immigration rights and civil liberties groups that had bottled up two executive orders through legal action, exacerbating the president's battles with federal courts that began during the election campaign. (more...)
Harry Potter author JK Rowling celebrates 20 years of her magical world Harry Potter author JK Rowling celebrates 20 years of her magical world
- June 27, 2017

It's hard to think of a multi-media franchise in history that ever turned out to be quite as popular as Harry Potter . It was her publisher who suggested Rowling adopt the pen name of J.K. They were followed by Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire, The Order Of The Phoenix, The Half-Blood Prince and The Deathly Hallows. Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, a two-part West End stage play written by Jack Thorne and based on a story by Rowling, opened on July 30 2016. (more...)
New Zealand gets America's Cup revenge over Team USA New Zealand gets America's Cup revenge over Team USA
- June 27, 2017

Another dominant race win for Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand in race nine of the America's Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, gave the Kiwi team the victory on the Great Sound in Bermuda, sparking wild celebrations on board their America's Cup Class [ACC] boat, and the team's support boats on the Great Sound. (more...)
Meeting with President Donald Trump in a few hours
- June 26, 2017

While addressing the members of Indian Diaspora, PM said that with time India has succeeded in explaining the "menace of terrorism " to the world and this is the reason why no country raised an objection to the surgical strikes conducted by New Delhi. (more...)
Five GOP senators now oppose health bill-enough to sink it
- June 26, 2017

Nevada, like most states, expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act . Dean Heller on Friday became the latest GOP lawmaker to voice concerns about the Senate health care bill - a development that further complicates Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. (more...)
Trump attacks Obama's handling of Russian meddling Trump attacks Obama's handling of Russian meddling
- June 26, 2017

The President has often not been critical of the alleged Russian cyber operation unless he has been asked about it. "But both of those factors did not outweigh, in my view-and I argued this at the time-did not outweigh the public's need to know", he continued. (more...)
New study links recreational marijuana to increase in car crashes New study links recreational marijuana to increase in car crashes
- June 26, 2017

A study published Thursday in the American Journal of Public Health concluded that after three years of recreational marijuana legalization , changes in motor vehicle crash fatality rates for Colorado and Washington were not statistically different from those in similar states without legal pot. (more...)
DUP and Conservatives make confidence and supply deal
- June 26, 2017

Speaking outside Number 10 after signing the deal, DUP leader Arlene Foster said the DUP was acting "to deliver a stable government in the UK's national interest" during the discussions with the Tory party. "Time is running short for the parties to come together and reach agreement to re-establish a power-sharing", May said. Only last week, we were told that the priority was to "build a more united country, strengthening the social, economic and cultural bonds between England, Northern ... (more...)
Man's forearm ripped off by crocodile while saving dogs Man's forearm ripped off by crocodile while saving dogs
- June 26, 2017

The couple had parked their auto near Kanive Mahadeshwara Temple, located a few metres away from the lake. The forest department officials, however, suspect that the friends had the protected area for trekking. Dandwate was attacked by a crocodile while he was trying to get the dogs out of the water. Once this process is successful, the wound would be closed and he will be given prosthetic arm few months down the line, he added. (more...)
Supreme Court takes on new clash of gay rights, religion Supreme Court takes on new clash of gay rights, religion
- June 26, 2017

The Supreme Court agreed to consider the case next term, which begins in the fall. That sparked several disputes involving bakers and florists who. The two men married in MA but wanted to celebrate their nuptials with friends in Colorado. (more...)
Uganda receives most new refugees worldwide Uganda receives most new refugees worldwide
- June 26, 2017

The New York Times reports that Syria produced the most refugees past year, with 5. 5 million , while almost 750,000 fled South Sudan . The UNHCR found that the number of forcibly displaced people has risen from 33.9 million in 1997 to 65.6 million in 2016. (more...)
Republican senator has 'very serious' concerns on United States health-care bill
- June 26, 2017

He acknowledged the bill has critics: "Some people have been more public about concerns but said they want to get to yes". "There's no way we should be voting on this next week". Bernie Sanders (I-VT) pointed out on NBC's Meet the Press that the Senate bill will "raise premiums for older workers". Without the support of at least 50 of the 52 Republican senators, the long-anticipated bill likely is doomed. (more...)
5 killed in cable vehicle accident in Indian-controlled Kashmir 5 killed in cable vehicle accident in Indian-controlled Kashmir
- June 26, 2017

The accident also left 100 people stranded in other cars. In the accident, a family of four hailing from Delhi was killed on the spot along with their tourist guide. Ahmad said there was bright sunshine when the cable cars were in motion. The gondola service of Gulmarg is hugely popular, drawing thousands of people in summer. (more...)
Dry Start To The Week Dry Start To The Week
- June 26, 2017

Overnight, mostly clear and calm, with lows in the upper 50s and low 60s. By Thursday , we should settle into a typical summertime pattern, with the chance for isolated afternoon storms. However, sunshine today with a few clouds, a breeze a times and low humidity. Highs in the mid 80s. Saturday: Partly cloudy, chance for a shower. (more...)
Spithill, Oracle get swagger back with 1st America's Cup win Spithill, Oracle get swagger back with 1st America's Cup win
- June 26, 2017

The Kiwis moved to 6-1 in the first-to-seven match. By the windward gate the lead was six-seconds and the Kiwis followed ORACLE TEAM USA through the gate before tacking early to the right side of the race course. He mentioned the San Francisco comeback. "We worked very, very hard those five days and we sailed probably five times as much as the other guys and did a lot of work on the shore and I'd just like to see the boat go quicker". (more...)
Thousands Gather To Pay Their Respects To Otto Warmbier
- June 26, 2017