GOP senators rebel as Senate Republicans unveil new healthcare bill

As proposed by Republicans, the cuts would lead NYC Health + Hospitals to absorb as much as $1 billion in losses, without even taking into account further cuts from the President's budget proposal. House bill: Would be funded by giving states a per-capita amount or block grant based on their spending, not adjusting for rising costs. The bill, which was written behind closed doors , is facing its fair share of criticism from Democrats who say that it negatively mimics the House's plan.

Edmonton woman dies in collision north of Sylvan Lake Friday

The passenger in the pickup truck was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the vehicle, a 57-year-old woman from Edmonton, succumbed to her injuries. Police has not yet provided the details of woman who died. The intersection was closed to traffic for approximately three hours. An RCMP Collision Reconstructionist was on scene to assist with the investigation, which is ongoing.

McCain: 'We Still Haven't Got a Strategy for Afghanistan' Under Trump

Amid speculation whether the US will send more troops to Afghanistan, Defense Secretary James Mattis told the Senate Armed Services Committee in a testimony Tuesday, militant group Taliban is "surging" in the war-torn country and that the USA -backed forces are " not winning in" Afghanistan.

GOP senators now oppose health bill

If Paul Ryan is smart, he will simply bring up the Senate bill for a vote and be done with it. But he said "it's going to be very hard to get me to a "yes" on the bill. The Senate legislation would phase out extra federal money Nevada and 30 other states receive for expanding Medicaid to additional low earners.

Bernie-backed candidate defeated by establishment Dem in VA primary

Although the Democratic contest garnered the most pre-election attention, Gillespie's narrow victory against former Trump state campaign chairman Corey Stewart provided the night's biggest surprise. Stewart supporter Isaac Smith, 21, of Charlottesville, said the outcome was "remarkable" given the fact that Stewart was badly outspent. Polls closed in Virginia Tuesday evening and election officials began counting ballots for both parties' candidates.

1.5 billion logged-in monthly users use YouTube

YouTube now has 1.5 billion logged-in users visiting the site every month, she said. Wojcicki has underscored this move is driven by the massive traffic YouTube rakes in as users spend an average an hour a day watching videos through their mobile devices.

Donnelly blames administration for 'undermining' Obamacare — IN Focus

Four Republicans announced Thursday they could not support it as written. He becomes the fifth GOP senator to say he will not back the bill as it is now written, and the first in Senate Republicans' so-called moderate wing. Republicans in support of the new health care bill say the Affordable Care Act needs to be fixed. The state has added 200,000 more people to its program under the Obama overhaul.

GOP Senators Oppose Health Bill - Enough To Sink It

Five Republican senators have announced they will not support the bill, which is created to repeal and replace Obamacare, in its current form. But if the initial GOP reaction to McConnell's bill is any indication, he may be forced to slow down.

Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing 120

Both Riffat and senior local government official Rana Mohammed Saleem Afzal, speaking to state television, said at least 123 people had been killed . Residents could be seen walking past blackened and twisted bodies piled by the side of the road. "The people who were alive were in really bad shape", he said .

Five GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written

Other first-day reaction to the bill was negative. "Let me say that it makes absolutely no sense to eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenthood", Collins said. For many, the program is so much more than health insurance: it's a lifeline. Sandoval said he would do "everything in my power" to make sure those people can maintain the quality of life they now have.

Plan of suspect in Brussels train station blast revealed

Prosecutors said he had no history of being a terror suspect. Molenbeek was the home and transit point for numerous suspects linked to attacks in Brussels and in Paris in November 2015. The man was from the Molenbeek neighborhood, the home and transit point for numerous suspects linked to attacks in Brussels and in Paris in November 2015.

At least 100 people killed as oil tanker explodes in Pakistan

The death toll was feared to rise as numerous injured were said to be in critical condition. The country's roads are notoriously unsafe, with poor vehicle maintenance and reckless driving contributing to the problem, correspondents say. "The fire moved so fast", he said. The tanker flipped over on the national highway about 100 kilometers (60 miles) southwest of Multan. Residents were told of the leaking fuel over a loudspeaker atop the local mosque, said Rana Mohammad Salim, deputy ...

Turkey's Erdogan Says Arab Demands on Qatar Unlawful

Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders slammed the demand and said it was "worried about the implication and consequences of such requirements". On Thursday, the four nations presented a rigid 13-point ultimatum to Doha , giving the country a ten day deadline to comply if it wants the air, land and sea blockade lifted.

Donald Trump Wishes Muslims 'Warm Greetings' For Eid al-Fitr

The Philippines army has paused its military operation in the southern Philippines to allow the country's Muslim population, including residents of the terrorist-held parts of Marawi, to observe Eid-al-Fitr, the religious feast marking the end of Ramadan.

Pride Fest leaders apologize, invite cops to march in parade

The criticism included a strong statement on Thursday from Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau , the city's first openly gay chief, who expressed her unhappiness and said the decision was hurtful to many officers. Paul Police Federation president. On Friday, organizers apologized, acknowledging the hypocritical nature of the exclusion. 'Unfortunately, we have hurt and offended the LGBTQ police officers, and that was not at all our intent, ' Baumann told the Star Tribune .

If Russia meddled in our election, why didn't Obama stop it?

Special Counsel Robert Mueller , a former FBI director, met on Wednesday with senior Senate Judiciary Committee members to ensure there was no conflict between his investigation of potential collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign and the panel's probe of what led to Trump firing Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey.

Iran fires missiles against Islamic State in Syria

The Guard described the missile strike as revenge for attacks on Tehran earlier this month that killed at least 18 people and wounded more than 50, the first such ISIS assault in the country. "We are carrying out operations from inside Iranian territories, like America and Russian Federation, which, as military powers, occupy a special position", Alaeddin Boroujerdi, an Iranian MP who heads the parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, said in an interview with state TV.

Iran fires rockets in 'revenge' at Islamic State in Syria

While the US insisted it wasn't targeting Syrian positions, it also pointed out that the rules of engagement allow the military to provide for the "collective self-defense" of its allies. "There isn't an over-arching USA strategy driving this", said Charles Lister of the Middle East Institute. The White House said on Monday that coalition forces fighting Islamic State militants in Syria would retain the right to self-defense, and said the United States would work to keep lines of ...

May's offer on citizens' rights 'below expectations — EU's Tusk

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was a "good start", but that there were many issues still to be resolved. Extending sanctions against Russian Federation, commitment to Paris Climate Change Agreement and moving EU agencies based in London following Brexit were among the significant issues taken up by the Council, President Donald Tusk said in a joint news conference with the president of the European Commission , Jean-Claude Juncker and the EU term president Malta's prime ...

Putin says Western sanctions made Russian Federation stronger and comments on Comey leak

During his more than four hours taking calls Thursday, Putin was asked about the dust-up in Washington, and replied, "Comey said he's written down his conversation with the president and handed it to the media through a friend of his". In fact, Vladimir Vladimirovich showed that Comey in this situation is a human rights defender, not the leader of the security services. Overall, Moscow believes US-Russia relations will return to normal.

Police officer stabbed to death during attack in Jerusalem

Four other people were injured in Friday's attacks, including another Israeli police officer and a Palestinian passer-by who had no involvement in the incident. Palestinian security forces identified one of the suspected attackers as Amer Badawi, a 31-year-old resident of the southern West Bank city Hebron.

Terrorist suspect shot dead after failed bombing in Brussels

According to the Belgian newspaper La Libre, the man detonated a device after he attracted the attention of soldiers who were patrolling the station. Answering the journalists' questions, the spokesman said that the perpetrator "wanted to cause significantly more damage".

Officer stabbed in Flint expected to make full recovery

Dr. Scholten expects Neville will spend another 48 hours in the hospital. David P. Gelios, the special agent in charge of the FBI's Detroit office, said Ftouhi was not any law enforcement watch lists for terrorist suspects in the United States or Canada .

Silicon Valley's Secret, and Not-So-Secret Trump Supporters

Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner welcomed the executives to the White House saying: "We will unleash the creativity of the private sector to provide citizen services in a way that has never happened before". A high powered meeting took place earlier today , that saw members o the tech community sit down with President Donald Trump and members of the USA administration.

Trump, Saudi Crown Prince Discuss Qatar Row

His supporters praise him as working hard to fulfill a hopeful vision for the kingdom's future. "This is the most autocratic version of the Saudi regime we've seen until now". Mohammed bin Salman , who will take on Nayef's old job as interior minister, was relatively unknown in the kingdom when his father came to power 2 1/2 years ago.

UAE warns Qatar to accept demands or face 'divorce'

The anti-Qatar bloc also gives ten days to Doha to reduce diplomatic contact with Iran to commercial ties and to expel members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard from the Emirate. According to AP , the list commands Qatar to halt funding to other news publications, including Middle East Eye. After these countries had cut their ties with Qatar earlier this month , Turkey reportedly stepped in with aid for Qatar.

Amit Shah meets Uddhav Thackeray

The U-turn in the Shiv Sena's stand came after a discussion among senior party leaders this evening. Virtually accusing the BJP of playing Dalit vote-bank politics , the Shiv Sena on Monday said if the ally had put forth Ram Nath Kovind's name merely to capture the community's votes, it would not support him.

Family urges calm after Milwaukee ex-cop's acquittal

In a 15-second clip, Heaggan-Brown stops his police auto, gets out, draws his weapon and chases Smith , who falls in front of a chain-link fence and tosses a gun. In May, Tulsa police Officer Betty Shelby was acquitted in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man. "There's this sense of unease that the community has when they see these officer-involved deaths", he said .

Turkey refuses Arab states' demands to shut down base in Qatar

Qatar has to curb its diplomatic relations with Iran and cut off all ties with terrorist organizations, four Arab countries led by Saudi Arabia demanded today as a condition to resume ties with the emirate. — Hand over "terrorist figures" and wanted individuals from Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain to their countries of origin. - Halt the development of a Turkish military base in the country.

Virginia gubernatorial primary: Northam wins, awaits GOP victor

On the Republican side, Stewart has tried to make his support of Trump a top issue in the primary while Gillespie, a former Republican National Committee chairman, has largely tried to keep Trump at arm's length. The Democratic primary is today, June 13. This post is also a good launching pad for higher office: Aside from attorney general, Virginia doesn't have any other statewide elected offices besides governor and USA senator.

Vilsack speaks out on GOP Senate health care plan

McConnell says Republicans will have a " discussion draft " of a GOP-only bill scuttling former President Barack Obama's health care law by Thursday. Some Republican senators say the bill doesn't go far enough and are calling for a complete repeal. Hoff, who studies healthcare implementation, noted that the Senate measure is a "bit softer" than the House bill .

The Senate's New 142-Page Healthcare Bill Very Literally Leaves Women Out

Brian Sandoval. But it repeals the individual mandate requiring people to buy health insurance without creating incentives for Americans to stay in their plans. Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst is suggesting Iowans would not be losing Medicaid coverage even as the Senate GOP health care bill would phase out financing to expand the low-income insurance program.

Key Senate Republican balks at far-right health plan

Assuming every Democrat is a no vote, the GOP can't afford more than 2 of their own senators to vote against the bill. But the president is very supportive of the bill, " White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Friday. The bill also makes major cuts and structural changes to Medicaid, a health insurance program relied upon by almost 75 million Americans - primarily low-income, disabled, and elderly.

PM Modi arrives in Portugal on first leg of three-nation visit

He further added that H-1B visa issue will not be resolved as it is a complex issue. We do cooperate with Pakistan on some security and defence and counter terrorism issues. Senator Mark Warner, Co-Chair of the Senate India Caucus hoped that Trump, in his meeting with Prime Minister Modi, shows enthusiastic support for deepening the US-India relationship, which enjoys strong bipartisan support.

Overturned tanker in Pakistan kills 148

Residents could be seen walking past blackened and twisted bodies piled by the side of the road. Firefighters took two hours to douse the flames. "People were collecting oil in bottles, cans and household utensils". Some of the most badly burned were evacuated by army helicopters to Multan, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) away. At least 100 people were killed and 75 others severely injured in the blaze, local media reported.

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