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US Navy says bodies of sailors found on ship US Navy says bodies of sailors found on ship
- June 25, 2017

Navy divers found a number of sailors' bodies Sunday aboard the stricken USS Fitzgerald that collided with a container ship in the busy sea off Japan, but a spokeswoman said not all seven missing had been accounted for. After the collision , with large volumes of water flooding into two berthing compartments, the radio room and auxiliary machine room, the crew "fought hard to keep the ship above the surface", Vice Admiral Aucoin said. (more...)
Do Americans trust James Comey more than Trump? Do Americans trust James Comey more than Trump?
- June 25, 2017

Sergey Kislyak. Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee (SIC), on Thursday, June 8, where he slammed President Donald Trump and his administration for lying about why the president fired him in May. "I'll tell you about that sometime in the very near future", Trump said. When asked if the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director was lying then, the president said, "Well, I didn't say that". (more...)
A storm named Cindy could disrupt your Saturday
- June 25, 2017

The National Weather Service says the energy associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy are lifting through the mid-Atlantic region, with showers and thunderstorms expected thanks to the humid and unstable air mass. Around the Interstate 20 corridor, Stefkovich said rain amounts have been 2 to 4 inches over the last day and a half, with another 1 to 3 inches expected. (more...)
Ted Cruz Could Be About To Derail 'Blood Money' Obamacare Repeal
- June 25, 2017

The top 1 percent of society will find their Obamacare taxes, those created to fund care for the poor, repealed. Under the Senate's bill , titled the Better Care Reconciliation Act , that expansion would be phased out, meaning those who gained coverage through the expansion would be without once again, though they could access coverage through the individual insurance market . (more...)
Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill
- June 25, 2017

Dr. Georges Benjamin, Executive Director of American Public Health Association - an organization that represents public health officials nationwide - says the Senate bill as it now stands "would devastate the Medicaid program, our nation's health care safety net on which 69 million low-income Americans and people with disabilities - including 37 million children - rely". (more...)
AP analysis indicates Idaho district lines favor Republicans AP analysis indicates Idaho district lines favor Republicans
- June 25, 2017

An analysis by The Associated Press has found that partisan gerrymandering influenced the outcomes of numerous congressional and state legislative races across the country last fall, giving an advantage to Republicans. Incumbent Republican Rep. Mia Love won that district in November with 54 percent of the vote, defeating Democrat Doug Owens. Idaho has a 13 percent efficiency gap heavily favoring Republican congressional candidates. (more...)
Republican Senator Vital to Health Bill's Passage Won't Support It Republican Senator Vital to Health Bill's Passage Won't Support It
- June 25, 2017

The Michigan Democrat believes the Senate bill would cut coverage while increasing costs. More hard-line members of the party, including Ron Johnson, Mike Lee, Ted Cruz, and Rand Paul , have said the legislation doesn't go far enough in its sweeping cuts to Medicaid, insurance subsidies, and taxes on the rich. (more...)
Opposition shouldn't make presidential election matter of confrontational politics
- June 25, 2017

Many claimed that her election was a political move by the Congress Party , pushing their image as pro-women, while also supporting the Dalit rights. Kumar on Friday said the united Opposition was making its beginning with a losing strategy and had questioned their selection of former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar for the next President of India. (more...)
Pentagon to get authority for Afghanistan troop levels Pentagon to get authority for Afghanistan troop levels
- June 25, 2017

The decision to delegate control over troop decisions to the Pentagon , which is expected to be announced Wednesday, sets the stage for USA commanders to begin sending more forces to the country, after years of reductions made in the hope Kabul could handle internal threats on its own. (more...)
PM Modi hold talks with Portuguese counterpart PM Modi hold talks with Portuguese counterpart
- June 25, 2017

Meanwhile, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said President Trump and Prime Minister Modi would have a very robust discussion when they meet at the White House. The White House also emphasised that the USA was looking forward to its nuclear reactors contributing to India's energy security. Modi, who arrived here on the first leg of his three- nation tour, said his brief visit will further strengthen relations between India and Portugal . (more...)
Grenfell Tower charity song tops singles chart two days after release
- June 25, 2017

Performed by Artists For Grenfell , the line-up of musicians featured includes Robbie Williams , Liam Payne and Rita Ora . The modernized version of Simon & Garfunkel's signature hit also incorporates electronic programming and London rap trio WSTRN's guest verse before crescendoing with a gospel-styled choir. (more...)
Times of Israel: Iran Missile Strike Missed Target
- June 25, 2017

ISIS is an acronym for the Islamic State terror group. In April, Trump ordered cruise missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which Washington said a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched. Moscow said it would treat US -led coalition aircraft flying west of the River Euphrates in Syria as potential targets and track them with missile systems and military aircraft. (more...)
The Fire At Nabra Hassanen's Memorial Wasn't Directed At Her, Police Say The Fire At Nabra Hassanen's Memorial Wasn't Directed At Her, Police Say
- June 25, 2017

Police said Hassanen was bludgeoned with a baseball bat early Sunday by a motorist who drove up to about 15 Muslim teenagers as they walked or bicycled along a road. state of Virginia. According to NBC News, Hassanen and several other Muslim teens were heading home from a local mosque after Ramadan services when they were confronted by Darwin Martinez Torres , 22. (more...)
Hear the moment cops shoot knife-wielding pregnant woman
- June 25, 2017

Seattle police are i. A memorial is growing outside a Sand Point housing complex where a 30-year-old mother of four was shot and killed by Seattle police Sunday, who said she was armed with two knives. The officers talked about the woman previously having large metal shears, trying to prevent officers from leaving her apartment and making "weird statements" about her and her daughter turning into wolves. (more...)
North Korea Denies Responsibility in Warmbier's Death, Slams Washington
- June 25, 2017

In the first official reaction to his death, a spokesman for the National Reconciliation Council earlier Friday said that Warmbier was treated according to "international standards". "South Korea must realise that following psychopath Trump. will only lead to disaster", Rodong Sinmun , the official newspaper of the North's Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, wrote . (more...)
What's in the Senate's new healthcare bill?
- June 25, 2017

Millions of families will lose coverage entirely". Senate Republicans' unveiling of the Healthcare Bill was also a shot in the arm for drug companies, as they hope that the much-awaited tax reforms will get implemented. The elderly will be paying up to five times more for health insurance than younger, healthier people. "There isn't anything in this bill that would lower premiums". (more...)
Defending Senate Repeal Effort, Trump Trashes Obamacare Defending Senate Repeal Effort, Trump Trashes Obamacare
- June 25, 2017

Stripping millions of children and low-income working adults of health care would be highly controversial. We just discussed cuts to Medicaid , but it would also get rid of the mandate that most Americans must have health insurance. The two healthcare bills seem to ensure that in some states coverage protections guaranteed by the ACA will be eroded, if not completely erased, over the next several years. (more...)
Obama told Putin to "stop, or else" over election tampering
- June 25, 2017

Did nothing about it. On Friday, he asked on Twitter why there had been no action and insisted investigators focus on Obama's officials "instead of T". "It could be Russian Federation, but it could also be China", he said, or "somebody sitting on their bed that weighs 400 pounds". President Trump appeared to acknowledge that Russian Federation attempted to influence the 2016 presidential election, but only so he could blame former president Barack Obama . (more...)
Two policemen killed in Sukma operation Two policemen killed in Sukma operation
- June 25, 2017

When a team of about 1500 personnel were on a combing operation in the morning. "As per the preliminary information, five STF jawans have sustained injuries in the encounter", he said. On April 24, 25 CRPF personnel were killed in a Naxal ambush near Chintagufa police station in Sukma. The security forces retaliated, triggering an exchange of fire, he said. (more...)
China Seeks Positive Results in Security Talks with USA China Seeks Positive Results in Security Talks with USA
- June 25, 2017

Fang Fenghui, chief of the People's Liberation Army's Joint Staff. The diplomatic and security dialogue is one of four high-level mechanisms established during the meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump in April this year. (more...)