Trump calls House health bill he backed 'mean'

Now Democrats say they would love to read the Republicans' repeal bill but can not do so because Republicans have not exposed their handiwork to public inspection. Senate Republican leaders say the bill is still a work in progress, and they have not said exactly how their bill will differ from the one approved last month in the House.

Seven US troops wounded and Afghan soldier die in attack

The attack on the police headquarters in the provincial capital of Gardez took place in the early morning. The Taliban used this tactic to penetrate security at the Afghan National Army's 209th Shaheen Corps Headquarters in Mazar-i-Sharif in Balkh province in April.

Black Lives Matter returns to Pride, but parade continues

This year's Vancouver Pride Parade will happen on August 6. "We attended last year and this year and in the year in between, we're still talking about the same very issues - anti-Black racism, police violence, the need to address and to see Black Queer and Trans communities".

Teams Play for Wounded Lawmaker at Annual Congressional Baseball Game

He remains in critical condition, but the hospital where he is being treated said he has improved over the past 24 hours. The game at Nationals Park carried on a century-old bipartisan ritual, this one tinged with worry about Louisiana Rep.

LSU advances to play for Championship series

LSU will face off against the Florida Gators in the first game of the College World Series finals at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 26, 2017, at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha , Nebraska. Zack Hess allowed one hit the rest of the way. He cruised through the balanced Beavers lineup and kept them off the scoreboard until his very last pitch, an eighth inning home run served up to OSU third baseman Michael Gretler to break up the shutout bid.

Congressional ball game an act of unity and defiance of violence

And he said lawmakers needed to find more ways to get to know each other as people, not just political opponents. Authorities say they are examining a cell phone, a computer and a camera found inside a white van where the gunman who wounded a top Republican congressman and several others had been living.

Four Palestinians detained, clashes erupt in West Bank following Jerusalem attack

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. Israeli police said on Friday all the assailants were from the occupied West Bank. Police said all of the assailants were from the Palestinian city of Ramallah.

Prez polls: Naidu hails JD(U)'s decision to support Kovind

JD-U, which has made a decision to back BJP's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind , skipped today's meeting. Agarwal, however, pointed out that the larger opposition unity will remain unaffected even if the parties do not stay together for the Presidential polls.

All eyes on Shiv Sena meeting over Kovind

In 2012, Mukherjee personally called up and later met Thackeray soliciting his support, which the Sena chief offered, going against the BJP-supported NDA candidate, P.A. Meira Kumar and Shinde have been suggested to counter the NDA so that parties like the BSP will not feel conflicted voting against an NDA Dalit candidate.

Cristiano Ronaldo confident of Portugal's Confederations Cup chances

Mexico eliminated hosts Russian Federation with a 2-1 win in Kazan to join Portugal on seven points, with Fernando SantosĀ“ side to face the runners-up of Group B on Wednesday for a place in the July 2 final. They cheered when Ronaldo was on the big screens, even during Portugal's national anthem. Midfielder Danilo was pushed and tripped trying to meet the ball from a corner.

Putin jokes he'd offer Comey asylum like he did with Snowden

And when asked who his successor might be, Putin said: "I am still working". Putin's annual Q&A sessions are notorious for generating softball questions for the president. "What's the difference between the Federal Bureau of Investigation director and Mr. Snowden?" "And if he faces pressure, then we are happy to offer him political asylum, too".

Trump announces $200M apprenticeship initiative

Senate; but no matter how good of a plan Republicans present, it will get zero votes from "the obstructionists". Trump was joined by a number of governors and cabinet members including Wisconsin Gov. Nonskilled jobs have become an ever smaller percentage of the labor market, leaving workers without a college education in the cold while employers struggle to find workers with technical skills.

'I think we are going to get there' on health care

Two of those votes are needed for the bill to pass. A number of Republican senators have said they have reservations about the US Senate's healthcare overhaul and do not think it will be able to pass this week. Some Republican senators say the bill doesn't go far enough and are calling for a complete repeal. "I want to see a bill with heart", he added. The Senate measure would make major cuts in the Medicaid program for poor and disabled people.

Rahane, Kuldeep star in India's second ODI win against West Indies

Right handed batsman Ajinkya Rahane scored 62 runs in 78 balls and left handed powerful hitter Shikhar Dhawan smashed 87 runs in 92 balls. Put in to bat, India made a good start with openers Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane putting up a 132-run partnership.

Trump slams reports about obstruction of justice investigation: "Phony story"

Even though Trump was told by former FBI Director James Comey earlier this year that he was not personally under investigation, officials tell the Post that changed shortly after Comey's firing. The US intelligence community says that Russian Federation played a role in the US presidential election held last November. Mr Comey confirmed in his testimony to the Senate intelligence committee last week that Mr Trump was not personally under investigation for contacts with Russian ...

Over 120 people killed as oil tanker explodes in Pakistan

In addition, an estimated 20 children were among the dead. About 30 motorcycles that villagers had used to rush to the site of the highway accident lay charred nearby along with cars, witnesses said . "They were screaming for help", he said . In numerous most deadly of these, people were trying to recover spilt fuel and were caught in the subsequent fire.

AARP Rips GOP Healthcare Bill

As a result, insurance deductibles for millions of Americans will rise. The Senate bill would lock in Florida's already low Medicaid funding for the next decade or more , making it hard to keep covering eligible Floridians and leaving little money for public health threats such as Zika, warns Joan Alker, executive director of the Center for Children and Families at Georgetown University.

123 killed from oil tanker explosion in Pakistan

It's believed that a spark from the many cars and motorcycles that raced to the scene ignited the fuel. "CM Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has expressed deep sense of sorrow and grief over the loss of precious human lives in the tragic incident of oil tanker near Ahmad Pur Sharqiyya Bahawalpur".

North Korea denies torturing US student

Warmbier returned home to OH on June 13 with severe neurological injuries. President Donald Trump slammed Warmbier's detention and eventual death as "a total disgrace". Warmbier was charged with " hostile acts " towards the North and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor , but was released and medically evacuated 17 months later.

South Korea tests missile capable of striking any part of the North

It was unclear if North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shares the views of his Indian envoy. "I was suggesting an alternative as there are such arguments in the USA", he said. South Korea began developing Hyunmoo-2 after a 2012 agreement with its ally, the United States, to increase the range of its weapons to 800 kilometers (500 miles) and raise the warhead limit to 500 kilograms (1,100 pounds).

Trump confirms he called the Republicans' healthcare bill 'mean'

Since it's likely Democrats will unanimously vote against the bill, Republicans can afford to lose two votes before the bill is jeopardized. "I want to see a bill with heart", Trump said . He says the bill offers too many tax credits that help poorer people to buy insurance. "I'm not voting for something that looks just like Obamacare".

Turkey rejects Arab Qatar demands, United States calls them 'difficult'

Qatar has been under unprecedented diplomatic and economic sanctions for more than two weeks, with Iran and Turkey increasingly supplying it with food and other goods. In the other official response out of Qatar, its Human Rights Committee said the demands represented "gross violations" of basic rights. Curb diplomatic ties with Iran, and limit trade and commerce.

GOP senator: 'No way' health care bill should move forward

Republican Senators are working through the weekend to evaluate and respond to a health care bill introduced on Thursday by Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell . Not only would millions lose their health care coverage, but a million would lose their jobs and hundreds of small hospitals and nursing homes could disappear.

U.S. naval warships arrive in Qatar for military exercise

Both Djibouti and Eritrea have good relations with Qatar's leading opponents Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates , and have taken their side in the Gulf split. "It is becoming clear that the measures being adopted are overly broad in scope and implementation". The three countries accuse Qatar of financing and supporting terrorism, interfering in its neighbors' internal affairs and approaching Iran , which is Saudi Arabia's main political and confessional rival in the region.

Turkish military base in Qatar exclusively internal issue of sides

The four countries have given Doha just 10 days to meet the demands, and say that the list will become void if it fails to do so. The closure of the broadcaster is said to be one of 13 wide-ranging demands placed on Doha by Saudi Arabia and its allies as the price for lifting an nearly three-week long "blockade" on Qatar.

Trump to Give Pentagon Power to Increase Troop Levels in Afghanistan

For Donald Trump it's different. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is promising that the United States will defeat the Taliban and other terrorist organizations in Afghanistan. Army General John Nicholson, the top United States commander in Afghanistan, had told Congress that he could use an infusion of USA and allied troops to bolster support for the Afghan army.

Ram Nath Kovind may have a smooth sailing

Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray announced his party's support for Kovind after an internal meeting of the party's leaders at his residence, Matoshree, Bandra. In 2012, Mukherjee personally called up and later met Thackeray soliciting his support, which the Sena chief offered, going against the BJP-supported NDA candidate, P.A.

The World's Ugliest Dog Has Just Been Named

The annual competition, now it its 29th year, was held in Petaluma, California . For sharing that ugly-cute mug with the world, Martha won $1,500, a trophy and a trip to New York City to meet adoring fans and the press. Fans of dogs who are amusing looking or, as some may call them, oddly attractive, gathered for the 29th annual ugliest dog contest. The World's Ugliest Dog Contest is held every year.

5th GOP senator opposes health bill

McConnell wants the bill passed next week, still with no public hearings or opportunities for health care experts or advocates to have a say. "We are encouraged that the draft Senate legislation funds cost-sharing reductions, which help those who need it most", BCBSA said in a statement .

Rainbows, and politics too, at pride parade

Turkish authorities say they will not allow the Istanbul Pride march to take place on Sunday, which marks the third year in a row that the march has been banned. Sunday's planned march coincides with the Eid holiday, marking the end of a month of fasting for Ramadan. Turkey has been under a state of emergency since a failed coup attempt last July.

Defending champion Andy Murray shocked defeat at Aegon Championships

The Australian sealed victory with an ace down the middle. "Yeah, [it's] a big blow , for sure", he said . I didn't expect it to be winning in straight sets. There was perhaps some minor comfort for Murray in the woes of other big names. Murray was just helpless in this set. The Brit's forehand was at fault for the first break of serve at 4-2 and Thompson gained a second break before serving out the match.

North Korea Claims It's the 'Biggest Victim' in Otto Warmbier's Death

He was brought back to the United States last week in a coma with brain damage, in what doctors described as state of "unresponsive wakefulness", and died on Monday. "Our relevant agencies treat all criminals. thoroughly in accordance with domestic laws and worldwide standards and Warmbier was not an exception", a spokesman for the National Reconciliation Council said.

Consumer issues stemming from the GOP health care initiative

Cassidy claimed that Medicaid enrollees could join the individual marketplaces, which have been doing poorly because not enough people are opted in. That's being watched to see how it compares with the House bill, passed in May, which the nonpartisan office estimated would see some 23 million Americans lose health insurance over the next decade.

Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar

President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday dismissed calls for Turkey to close a military base in Qatar and said a wider list of demands issued by four Arab states was an unlawful intervention against the Gulf state's sovereignty.In his strongest statement of support for Qatar in the almost three-week-old crisis centred on the Gulf state, Erdogan said the call to withdraw Turkish forces was disrespectful and that Doha - which described the demands as unreasonable - was taking the right approach.

Don't resort to violence, have dialogue, says Rajnath Singh to GJM protesters

Singh asked the CM to take all possible steps to restore peace in the hill station. Tamang claimed his house was "raided and vandalised by the police and the Trinamool Congress cadres" in the same manner as they had raided party chief Bimal Gurung's house in Darjeeling district two days ago.

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