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President Trump 'just doesn't want a poor person' in his cabinet

Does that make sense? "I think and I hope-I can't guarantee anything-but I hope we can surprise you with a really good plan", Trump said . Trump complained about the lack of Democratic support for Republicans' push to erase President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

For 'Great Relationship' With PM Modi, President Donald Trump Picks Up Hindi

Meanwhile on Sunday, PM Modi met top American CEOs of global giants, including Apple , Microsoft and Google . "The whole world is looking at India ". "After the Bush administration opened the door to India, people in Washington have been talking about India's role in checking China's rise", she said.

Professor who criticized Otto Warmbier gets canned

Portman spoke Thursday outside Wyoming High School in Warmbier's hometown, where hundreds of people lined up early for a public memorial service. About a hundred people were turned away from the funeral as the auditorium holding roughly 2,000 people was filled to capacity.

Mourners gather for USA student jailed by N Korea

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman says North Korea must be held accountable for what happened to an American college student who was detained there for over a year and died after being returned home to OH in a coma. Although Rodman appeared to believe he played some role in securing Warmbier's release, he maintained his visits to North Korea were not an attempt to carry out a political agenda or negotiate for detainees' release.

Hillary Clinton and Democratic Party 'colluded' against Sanders

To collude is to "come to a secret understanding for a harmful goal; conspire", which is not what Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party did in the primary. When asked by Senate Intelligence Committee chairman Richard Burr why he documented his interactions with Trump more meticulously than he did with Obama, Comey replied: "I was honestly concerned that he might lie about the nature of our meeting, and so I thought it really important to document".

Two children among 3 dead in Mississauga vehicle crash

His vehicle swerved into the oncoming lane, colliding nearly head-on with a Mercedes van with four children inside. A four-year-old and 12-year-old traveling in a vehicle with three other passengers were transported to hospital but later died.

Price promises GOP won't pull 'rug out' on health care

Bernie Sanders to protest the Republican bill - first in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Saturday night and then Columbus, Ohio, early Sunday - the President's name never came up unprompted. It also would end tax penalties on people who don't buy insurance policies and on larger businesses that don't offer coverage to workers, while phasing out the extra money given to states that expanded their Medicaid programs to offer insurance to the working poor.

Rajnath hopes Eid will help in bringing peace in Kashmir

Indian security forces put an outskirt of Srinagar , the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir , under security lockdown as they battled two rebels who took shelter in a school building after killing one paramilitary officer and wounding another soldier.

MI health director charged with involuntary manslaughter in Flint water crisis

Involuntary manslaughter is punishable by up to 15 years in prison. Chief Medical Executive for the Health and Human Services Department Eden wells was also charged on Tuesday with obstructing justice and lying to a police officer. He also talks about how the evolving situation might affect Gov. Rick Snyder and his remaining time is office. The state's Health Department chief Nick Lyon - the most senior official charged - could spend up to 15 years in prison if convicted .

Texas judge finds ex-day care owners innocent of abuse

The couple stood accused of dismembering babies, torturing pets, desecrating corpses, videotaping orgies, and serving blood-laced Kool-Aid in devil worship rituals, although law enforcement agencies never found proof of these activities, Breitbart Texas reported .

Tallest building west of Mississippi River is opening in LA

Ripples of rainbow illumination glowed and flowed all the way up the building's 73 storeys during its inaugural lighting. A new InterContinental Hotel, with 889 rooms , was incorporated into the new tower, above office space. With the use of buckling restrained braces, the building is created to withstand earthquakes measuring 8 on the Richter scale. More than 11,000 workers helped to build the tower.

Sanders rises, Trump recedes, as health care fight heats up

Johnson was one of four senators who said Thursday, hours after the plan became public, that they were "not ready to vote for this bill". For instance, liberal states might pursue government-run, single-payer insurance and conservative states might emphasize tax-advantaged health care savings accounts.

Modi invites United States business, says GST will ease way

According to an NDTV report, Modi and Donald Trump will commence a 20-minute one-on-one interaction that will be followed by delegation discussions and a press briefing. That decision - a contrast with high-profile visits from other leaders including Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe - may reflect a White House effort to avoid a flurry of questions over the probe into suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 election, which has dogged Trump's young administration.

China's jailed Nobel Peace, Liu Xiaobo laureate granted medical parole

The Nobel-winning democracy activist imprisoned by China after leading a call for democratic reforms has been released to a hospital for treatment of late-stage liver cancer. Pro-democracy demonstrators hold up photo of jailed Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo during a protest to urge for the release of Liu, who was sentenced to imprisonment seven years ago on Christmas day, outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong, China December 25, 2016.

At Least 6 Dead, 31 Missing After Tourist Boat Sinks in Colombia

Dramatic videos circulating on social media show the ferry, called El Almirante, rocking back and forth as people crawled down from a third-floor roof as the ship began sinking. Officials said that most tourists had either been rescued by other boats or escaped by themselves. "Everyone shouted and asked for help, and people helped each other, thank God", said Villegas, who was part of a family of 23 members, including his wife and their daughters, 12 years old and 16 months old, whom he ...

PM Modi Greets Nation On Occasion Of Eid-ul-Fitr

Muslim New Zealanders will today celebrate the Islamic festival Eid ul-Fitr following the sighting of the new moon and will come together to celebrate at Parliament next week, Minister for Ethnic Communities Judith Collins says. The White House did not host a traditional Iftar dinner to commemorate Ramadan , the Islamic holy month of fasting, for the first time in almost two decades, a media report said on Monday.

Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in death of Baby Doe

Before Bond took the stand June 2, the judge cautioned the jury that because of the plea agreement, "you should examine the witness' credibility with particular care, and decide whether this witness' testimony is affected by her interest in the outcome of this case".

Trump scrambles for votes as Republicans express doubt over health care bill

But she said it will be "extremely difficult" for the White House to be able to find a narrow path to attract both conservatives and moderates. "Health care's a very complicated subject from the standpoint that you move it this way, and this group doesn't like it".

Ron Johnson on GOP health care bill

Susan Collins , R-Maine, said seven to eight other senators including herself were troubled by provisions that she believes could cut Medicaid even more than the House version. "I don't see anything other than a reduction in the growth of spending", Johnson said. "I want the bill to look more like a repeal bill", Mr Paul told MSNBC on Friday.

At least 19 killed in hotel attack in Somalia's capital

Bodies of five girls and a Syrian man who worked as a chef were found inside the restaurant, said police. The Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility. Police are reporting a hostage situation inside a restaurant in Somalia's capital as gunmen are holed up inside and security forces try to secure the scene.

Qatar agree to $12bn military jet deal

Meanwhile, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir insisted Tuesday that Saudi Arabia has not imposed a "blockade" on Qatar . The Saudi Press Agency, while announcing the severing of relations with Qatar , had said it had been done for "protection of national security from the dangers of terrorism and extremism".

Manchester City's Bernardo Silva scores for Portugal against New Zealand

Watch all the action right here from 3.55pm. Russia's Alexander Samedov, left, celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Mexico and Russia , at the Kazan Arena, Russia , Saturday, June 24, 2017.

Nine dead after Colombia tourist boat sinks in reservoir

Six people have been confirmed dead - including ferry captain Luis Jaramillo's daughter Valentina - and 31 are missing after the tragic incident which happened yesterday (June 25) at approximately 2.30pm. But President Juan Manuel Santos, who traveled to Guatape to oversee search efforts, said it was sailing well below capacity. Local media has reported interviews with survivors who claimed that the boat, named El Almirante (The Admiral), appeared to be overloaded.

South Korea president invites North Korea to Pyeongchang Olympics

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday (June 24) invited North Korea to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, saying sports could serve as a peace maker. But unlike the summer version, the winter games have minimum qualifications because of the risks inherent in snow and ice sports, and so far no North Korean athletes have met the required standards.

Belgium tightens security after failed Brussels bombing

According to Van der Sypt, the suspect acted alone. Belgium tightened security even more on Wednesday to counter fears that lone attackers could strike anywhere and at any time, a day after a failed bombing by a man shouting " Allahu akbar " at a Brussels train station put the nation on edge.

Authorities Release Dashcam Video From Shooting Of Philando Castile

Yanez fired seven shots total, hitting Castile five times. The dashcam video was shown at his trial but not released publicly until Tuesday. The shooting on July 6 a year ago gained widespread attention because Mr Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, livestreamed its gruesome aftermath on Facebook .

Warmbier 'brutalized, terrorized' in N. Korea: father

He said an MRI from North Korean doctors dated April a year ago showed damage that would be consistent with Warmbier's current condition. "[North Korea] does not do anything out of the kindness of their hearts". His father, Fred Warmbier , wearing the same jacket his son wore to a North Korean courtroom, told reporters his family does not believe the North Korean regime's account of how his son fell into a coma shortly after being sentenced at a show trial in March 2016.

U.S. health-insurance bill faces stiff opposition

Schumer described the GOP proposal as "devastating" to the middle class and "that's what's making it so hard for them to pass it". The CBO said it would issue an assessment of the bill early this week. One of those senators, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, called on Sunday for a slowdown in the process to give the Senate and the public time to evaluate the healthcare bill.

Amid Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations, clashes reported in Jammu & Kashmir

Indian security forces put an outskirt of Srinagar , the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir, under security lockdown as they battled two rebels who took shelter in a school building after killing one paramilitary officer and wounding another soldier.

DUP leader in bid to finalise 'totally transparent' agreement with Theresa May

The agreement was signed by Tory chief whip Gavin Williamson and the DUP's Sir Jeffrey Donaldson while Mrs May and Mrs Foster, along with Damian Green and Nigel Dodds, watched on. The DUP leader said the financial support would be made up of £1bn in new funding over the coming two years, as well as "new flexibility" in nearly £500m already committed to the region.

Trump to visit Wisconsin to fill skills gap

Instead, apprentices earn while they learn, which is an expression we're using - earn while you learn . Apprenticeships are few and far between. Trump also met on an airport tarmac in Milwaukee with four people he described as "victims" of the 2010 health care law.

DUP signs deal to support Theresa May's minority government

Arlene Foster , leader of the DUP , was pictured with May at Downing Street. The agreement was signed by senior Conservative official Gavin Williamson and senior DUP member Jeffrey Donaldson - while May and Foster looked on. But those hopes quickly dissipated after local and national elections in which both the DUP and Sinn Fein increased their vote, showing that nearly two decades after the peace agreement was signed Northern Ireland remained as polarised as ever.

Portugal battles to contain fires amid plane crash reports

But a spokesman for Portugal's civil protection agency said he could not confirm a Canadair aircraft had crashed. Civil protection officials say they expect the blazes to be under control soon, but warn that soaring temperatures are hampering efforts.

Pakistan has done 'best and maximum' in fight against terrorism: Qamar Bajwa

He said that Pakistan will not allow its land " to be used against any other country ". He highlighted the countless efforts of security forces, intelligence and law enforcement agencies in foiling numerous terrorist bids under the ongoing "Raddul Fasaad" operation.

Moon to Have Dinner at White House, Not Mar-a-Lago

Here are three thorny issues that could make for an uncomfortable visit. Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], June 26: In his second leg of his three-nation tour, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a round table meeting with business leaders in the U.S., Indian American businessmen pointed to the dual taxation as a major hurdle for investments in India.

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