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USA wants 'much greater' China pressure on NKorea

But she said the US wants more action against blacklisted North Korean companies doing business through China. He is not specifying any particular action China may take to meet that goal. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he and the top USA diplomat affirmed with high-ranking Chinese officials today that North Koreas nuclear missile program is a threat to peace and security in the Asia-Pacific region.

Klopp leaves rugby legend's son speechless with brilliant gesture

Corriere dello Sport explain that Juventus are hoping they can put enough pressure on him with their own project to convince him to not sign a new deal with the Reds . Although Liverpool have already broken their record transfer fee this summer, it's expected that it will happen again before the window shuts in August.

Can GOP health-care bill pass the Senate?

We urge Louisiana's USA senators, Bill Cassidy, of Baton Rouge, and John N. Kennedy, of Madisonville, to work diligently to avoid unintended consequences in this new bill - particularly because of its development under secrecy by the Senate leadership.

Trump calls Modi 'true friend', striking rapport ahead of maiden meet

A White House official echoed the similar views. Meanwhile, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that he is expecting a very robust discussion to take place between the two leaders. "I am here to meet Modi Ji". On the eve of Modi's U.S. visit, the Trump administration had dismissed reports that it has been ignoring India, saying President Trump realises that the country has been a "force for good" in the world and ties with it were important.

Albania votes in election seen as key toward EU

Albania's Socialist PM Edi Rama will seek a second term today as the country votes in a parliamentary election that's stirred some controversy. A total of 18 parties are participating in the elections, with over 3 million voters registered and 5,300 polling stations set up across the country.

Toll from Pakistan tanker fire climbs to 153

An oil tanker crashed on a road in Pakistan on Sunday and 132 people, many of whom had rushed to collect leaking fuel, were killed when it exploded, apparently after someone lit a cigarette, officials said. Numerous bodies were burned beyond recognition, said Naseer. Authorities warned that the death toll could rise in the accident near Bahawalpur , a city of of about 1 million people near the Indian border.

Pyongyang denies torturing United States student who died after release from North Korea

Mourners turned out in droves to pay their final respects Thursday to Otto Warmbier , the United States student imprisoned for more than a year by North Korea and sent back home in a mysterious coma that proved fatal. The spokesman said that Warmbier was provided with proper medical treatment, and questioned why he died so soon after returning to the US. North Korea still holds Kim Sang Duk and Kim Hak-song, academics who worked at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, and a ...

At least one dead, multiple injured in shooting at SF UPS Center

The shooter opened fire at the UPS building at 17th and Utah Streets at around 8:55 a.m. Chaplin said he could not confirm that all three fatalities were UPS workers because there were other people in the building at the time of the incident.

Aus to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat

That is where US forces have been training and advising local Syrian Arabs for the fight against Islamic State militants. Australia has suspended its airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria as a precaution after a US fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane earlier this week.

DSP's lynching outside Jama Masjid mosque in Srinagar: Three more arrested

Muslims across Kashmir are observing Shab-e-Qadr (the night of power) with night-long prayers and supplications being made inside the mosques and shrines of the valley. The former chief minister of the state announced a donation of Rs 10 lakh on behalf of the party and also a month's salary as MLA to the police welfare fund to support families of such martyrs.

Stephen Colbert laughs about Sean Spicer losing his job

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is reportedly leaving the White House. The final report followed the USA intelligence community's initial statement in October 2016 that claimed senior Russian officials directed the hacking of Democratic Party organizations during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Russian Federation probes whether it killed Islamic State's al-Baghdadi

Shoigu said the strike "eliminated over 100 terrorists, including members of IS leadership, and, presumably, al-Baghdadi", spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Russian news agencies. Such skepticism is probably justified, however, since Russian Federation is admitting they don't know for sure they killed him, and Baghdadi has already been reported dead and/or mortally wounded multiple times over the past couple of years, only to reemerge totally unscathed.

United States wants 'much greater' China pressure on NKorea

He is not specifying any particular action China may take to meet that goal. This is stark contrast to the comments during the 2016 presidential campaign when Trump was praised for being " wise " by a state media outlet in North Korea. USA and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs are meeting later Wednesday in Washington for security talks. "We see a young man go over there healthy and with a minor act of mischief come home dead, basically - dies immediately after he gets here".

'Scapegoat': Joe Scarborough Defends Nancy Pelosi Amid Rising Democratic Criticism

While the association with Pelosi was certainly a drag around the candidate's neck in the Georgia race, the Democrats for the most part are still seeking to place the blame on an outside force for their lack of support instead of looking internally at the actual problem.

Military jet practicing for OH air show in accident

Captain Erik Gonsalves , identified as the pilot, and TSgt. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office received a report around 12:30 p.m. Friday of a jet off the end of a runway and on its top at the Dayton International Airport . No decision has been made about Sunday's performance. "The accident involved one of the aircraft, one of the performing aircraft that was going to be in the air show this weekend", said City of Dayton Director of Aviation Terrence Slaybaugh.

Yellowstone Grizzlies to Lose Federal Protection

He said it is the "culmination of decades of hard work" on the part of tribal, federal, state, and private partners. "As a Montanan, I'm proud of what we've achieved together". Executive Director Caroline Byrd calls the bear's recovery a huge success in conservation and says the organization will continue to closely monitor the bear de-listing process to ensure the long-term viability.

Scalise Recovering, in 'Fair Condition' After Alexandria Shooting

Barth was hospitalized and released, Williams said. Four men, including Scalise, a police officer, a congressional aide and a lobbyist, were shot and wounded when a man identified as James Hodgkinson , opened fire on the lawmakers as they practiced for an annual charity baseball game between Republicans and Democrats.

Officials to discuss condition of officer stabbed at Flint airport

Doctors credit Neville's calm demeanor in the minutes immediately after the attack for assisting his recovery. Ftouhi, 49, is accused of stabbing the officer in the neck while shouting "Allahu Akbar" (Allah is great). During Wednesday's attack, the suspect, Amor Ftouhi, allegedly yelled "Allahu Akbar", (God is great), according to David Gelios of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Policewoman Killed in Terror Attack at Jerusalem's Old City

Hamas said one of the attackers belonged to the Islamist Hamas movement and two others to the left-wing Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine , both domestic Palestinian groups. Photographs and video footage from the aftermath of the attack showed the body of an alleged assailant as well as a knife and submachine gun. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that he had instructed the police to increase security measures around Jerusalem's Damascus Gate.

Irish parliament elects new prime minister

The 38-year-old will become the 14th head of the Irish government after he heads to Áras an Uachtaráin to receive his seal of office. The 19th century republican, agrarian campaigner and founder of the Irish National Land League said he left "kind thoughts" to his friends, forgiveness to others and an "undying prayer" to Ireland for "absolute freedom and independence".

Denied entry by China, 50 Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims return home

It may be recalled that Kailash Mansarovar is one of the most revered holy places for Hindus. While Chinese authorities have claimed that landslides were the reason for stopping pilgrims from going through the Nathu-La pass, there is a perception that Beijing was also trying to give a signal to New Delhi in background of recent strain in relations.

Portugal tries to contain fatal fires, debunks plane crash

Portugal's Civil Protection agency said the town of Góis, some 40 km from the forest fire's epicenter in the Pedrógão Grande region was now the most unsafe zone in the area affected by the fire, Efe news reported. Maria Jose Andre told The Associated Press that the Civil Protection Agency, which is overseeing firefighting operations, informed her office Tuesday afternoon that the plane had crashed.

Portugal Forest Fires Kill More Than 60 People

Water-dropping planes from Spain, France and Italy arrived as part of a European Union cooperation program but they were grounded in some places because thick smoke limited visibility, officials said. The fire appears to have been caused by dry lightning while strong winds and low humidity did the rest. "The flames passed within two or three kilometres of my house", said local resident Isabel Ferreira, 62.

What's Next for the GOP Health Care Bill in Congress?

Noting that he had spoken with Vice President Mike Pence and the Senate Republican leadership Friday morning, he said: "It's going to be hard to get me to a yes". What we do know is that, in Louisiana, the bill would kill the expansion of Medicaid that has brought health care to more than 425,000 residents-with 51,000 of those people living right here in New Orleans.

De Villiers hails South African never-say-die attitude

England skipper Eoin Morgan had no complaints about the Roy dismissal or the performance of his debutants Livingstone and seamer Tom Curran , who took three wickets. Jason Roy was given out obstructing the field during the second T20I between England and South Africa - but was it the right decision? Even though the Proteas began to lose wickets in a hurry after De Villiers' departure, Farhaan Behardien's quickfire 32 enabled them to finish on 174/8 off their 20 overs.

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.

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