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European Union executive branch files complaint against Poland

EU commissioners made a decision to launch the "infringement procedure" for violating European Union law at a meeting on Wednesday, the first step in a legal process that may end at the bloc's top court, pending publication of Poland's new law.

GoFundMe set up for kids of parents who leaped to death

Colant had suicide notes in their pockets. Early Friday morning, the Senate failed to pass bills to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Scarpelli , 53, was the son of former mayor Joseph C. Scarpelli . Witnesses told the New York Post they were shocked by the scene. Referencing the cause of the couple's suicides, NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said, 'We still have to go further '.

Surprise vote in Senate defeats Obamacare repeal

Republicans' failure to pass the legislation marked a devastating blow to the GOP's hopes of repealing Obamacare , which has been a party rallying cry since 2010. They very much are here to protect what they see as the legacy of President Obama. Over the last few years and especially over the last few months, Republicans have shone a spotlight on these people to highlight everything that has gone wrong with the 2010 health care law.

Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in US

The Kremlin had previously said that it would not impose any sanctions on the us until Trump signs the bill . George Mason University School of Law Professor Francis Buckley agreed that Russian Federation had to respond to the sweeping new economic sanctions approved by the House of Representatives last Monday by a vote of 419 to three.

Speculation over Amit Shah's role in Rajya Sabha

It was clear that having moved to national politics, Shah- who was an MLA from Naranpura constituency in Gujarat- would not be contesting the forthcoming Assembly elections in the state. The seat fell vacant due to the demise of Union environment minister Anil Madhav Dave. According to the numbers, BJP is entitled to two while Congress will get one.

Russian Federation takes first measures in response to USA sanctions

The White House issued a statement on Friday night saying Trump had negotiated changes to the legislation and now intends to sign it. The retaliation comes just a day after the U.S. Russian Federation has given the US until September 1 to cut its diplomatic staff to 455 in response to new sanctions against the Kremlin. What Putin's spokesman, Dmitri Peskov, said today was that the sanctions would have never got so far if the US wasn't - if Trump wasn't going to sign them.

Counter-terror raids across Sydney

AFP said: "Four men have been taken into custody and are assisting police with their enquiries". The operation was carried out by the Australian Federal Police, New South Wales state police and the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation, the country's domestic spy agency.

Trump Again Calls for Senate to Change Rules to '51 Vote Majority'

But it was McCain who delivered the final blow. With Democrats unanimously opposed, the slender 52-48 GOP majority was divided among itself over what it could agree to. And he suggested that, heading into the 2018 midterms where the party in power tends to take some hits, that the Republican Party should potentially brace itself for some blowback from voters who feel betrayed that the Republican Party couldn't make good on its promise.

Finally, New Delhi announces ex-gratia to families of Assam flood victims

While Prime Minister's home state just got handed a relief package of Rs 500 crore for the flood-affected districts, ex-gratia for the injured and kin of the deceased, the less fortunate north-eastern state of Assam is still lurking for attention.

Reince Priebus Replaced by General John Kelly As Chief Of Staff

Priebus tells CNN that he resigned on Thursday. "The president has a right to hit a reset button". White House pool reporters noted a theatrical scene surrounding Priebus' physical exit from Trump's team. Both Walsh and Spicer worked with Priebus at the RNC. He is now the third general in Trump's group of top advisers. "I think they would be nuts if they don't accept help, " the secretary said.

Reince Priebus 'Resigned Privately Yesterday' Before Trump's Announcement

Trump is calling Kelly "a true star" of the administration. In a third tweet , the president thanked the outgoing chief of staff. The President thanks Reince Priebus for his service. " Reince Priebus - if you want to leak something - he'll be asked to resign very shortly", he was quoted as saying, adding later: "Reince is a fucking paranoid schizophrenic, a paranoiac".

Florida governor disturbed by video of shark dragging

Governor Rick Scott is urging top officials with the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to explore every avenue that might lead to some kind of punishment for the young men responsible for a recent shark dragging incident.

Summer nuke owners accept $2.2B from Toshiba to continue construction

They can not be subjected to any subsequent increase or further challenges from Summer's owners, even in the event of an increase in future construction costs, but if the units are completed and construction costs are less than the specified maximum, Toshiba will be entitled to receive part of the difference.

Kid's Letter to Trump Questioned by Social Media Critics

My cake was the shape of your hat". Now we can all rest easy that the White House did not invent a 9-year-old to use as a propaganda tool. Dylan asked the United States president several questions, like how old he is and how much money he had.

Wife is killed during cruise 'for laughing'

Told Chris Ceman a passenger who witnessed the dispute leading into Kristy's murder via cbsnews , 'One of the little girls from that room came running out, calling for help, that her parents had been in a fight '. Watson. According to that criminal complaint when Federal Bureau of Investigation agents were taking him into custody he spontaneously said to them my life is over .

Sessions travels to El Salvador

The violent gang known as Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, originated decades ago among Salvadoran immigrants in Los Angeles and has since built a criminal network that extends across the U.S., with thriving pockets in the Washington, D.C. MS-13, or the Mara Salvatrucha, is believed by federal prosecutors to have more than 10,000 members in the US, a mix of immigrants from Central America and USA -born members.

Right-wing Republicans dismayed they could not pass their disgusting Obamacare repeal

It was an encapsulation, in less than 60 hours, of how often he goes from friend to foe. The so-called "skinny repeal" amendment the Senate voted on today would not accomplish those goals. Ted Cruz told a pool of reporters after the midnight vote. McCain voted in favor of the motion to proceed on the healthcare debate. McCain's biggest legislative success, aside from national security matters, came in 2002 on a campaign finance law that restricted big donations that national political ...

Trump Slams '3 Republicans and 48 Democrats' for Skinny Repeal Failure

Millions of Obamacare customers with incomes between 100 percent and 250 percent of poverty rely on the payments, and - with repeal off the table - health plans are still required to reduce their out-of-pocket costs whether they're reimbursed or not.

Trump intends to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill: White House

Putin , who has repeatedly denied USA allegations that Russian Federation interfered with last year's US presidential election, said Moscow would only decide on how to retaliate against Washington once it had seen the final text of the proposed law.

Repeal-And-Replace Effort In Senate Still Dominated By Confusion

None of his ideas came close to succeeding so he came up with a final idea: Just pass a bill with a few of the more popular concepts, so a new round of negotiation with House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., could commence. After a comprehensive "repeal and replace" bill failed on the Senate floor, and a straight-up repeal failed too, McConnell and his top lieutenants turned toward the "skinny repeal".

Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia, putting Trump in corner

The legislation all but dashes Trump's hopes for warmer ties with Moscow as his administration is dogged by congressional and special counsel investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 us presidential election to sway it in Trump's favor.

Trump Fires Reince Priebus as White House Chief of Staff

What started out as an homeland security appointment with promise, they said, turned out to be a soldier in step with the hardline agenda put forth by President Trump . "I think General ( John) Kelly is a brilliant pick", Priebus said in the interview, conducted from the White House Roosevelt Room. There has been longstanding staff rivalry between veterans who signed up early for Trump's presidential campaign and Republican National Committee officials brought in for the fall race ...

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) Shares Sold by Fmr LLC

It has outperformed by 12.24% the S&P500. Fifth Third Bancorp increased Packaging Corp Amer ( PKG ) stake by 1.29% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. As of the end of the quarter Texas Permanent School Fund had acquired 607 shares growing its position 1.0%.

Reactions to US Senate's rejection of "skinny repeal" of Obamacare (4 letters)

A months-long effort by Senate Republicans to pass health legislation collapsed early Friday after GOP Senator John McCa. Afterward, it was a different story, with the president tweeting at 2:25 a.m. "It's time to turn the page", said Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of NY. "One of McConnell's threats to Republicans was if they don't pass the bill, 'I might have to deal with Chuck Schumer, "' Benjamin said.

PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:PFLT) Plans $0.10 Monthly Dividend

PennantPark Floating Rate Capital (NASDAQ:PFLT) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. ( NASDAQ FSFR ) opened at 8.40 on Monday. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.53, from 1.57 in 2016Q3. Analysts forecast that American Capital Senior Floating will post $1.17 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to be Pakistan's interim PM

Shahbaz, however, can not immediately replace Nawaz Sharif since he isn't a member of the Parliament. Meanwhile, Shehbaz Sharif would step down as chief minister of Punjab and be elected to the National Assembly before he is eligible to become prime minister, Express News quoted sources as saying.

China raises 'major problems' as Doval meets China's top diplomat

Xi, in his address to the BRICS NSAs, praised them for building mutual trust and cooperation among the member nations, and for their July 28 deliberations on a host of security related issues. China calls for joint efforts of the worldwide community to push the global economy onto the path of sustainable development, promote economic globalization to develop in a fair, inclusive and sustainable direction, and resolve global issues including terrorism through development, Xi said.

Russian Federation boots USA diplomats in retaliation for new sanctions

A presidential veto can, in turn, be overridden by a two-thirds vote in the House and Senate - where just a handful of politicians voted against the bill . Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats have pushed for more sanctions partly as a response to US intelligence agencies' findings of Kremlin interference in the election campaign.

Jordanian killed, Israeli wounded at Amman embassy 'incident'

The Israeli was in "unstable" condition, the news site said. A Jordanian government source, who declined to be named, said Tel Aviv was "still examining the request" to quiz the guard involved in Sunday's incident, which according to Israeli officials saw a Jordanian attack the guard with a screwdriver.

Putin says Russian Federation will respond to 'insolence' of U.S. sanctions

The Foreign Ministry said in a statement Friday evening that Minister Lavrov told Secretary Tillerson in a phone call earlier that day that Russia's decision was "triggered by a number of hostile steps" the US has recently taken. "It's a pity, because acting together we could be solving jointly the most acute problems that worry the peoples of Russian Federation and the United States much more efficiently".

Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At US Diplomatic Corps

In a statement on Friday, Russia's foreign ministry said the United States must reduce its staff to 455 people by September 1. The outgoing Obama administration seized two Russian diplomatic compounds - one in NY and another in Maryland - at the same time as it expelled the Russian diplomats in December.

Senate narrowly defeats 'skinny repeal' of Obamacare, McCain votes 'no'

The so-called "skinny repeal" of Obamacare would start with a repeal of only the individual and employer mandates as well as the medical device tax. The amendment was a last resort for Senate Republicans to pass something - anything - to trigger negotiations with the House.

At Least Two Policemen Killed by Taliban Militants in Southern Afghanistan

Afghan security forces have recaptured a district in central Afghanistan that had fallen to the Taliban five days ago, officials said. Since then, government forces have pushed back. The Taliban, fighting to re-establish strict Islamic rule in Afghanistan since being driven from power by the US -backed campaign of 2001, control or contest around 40 percent of the country and have stepped up their offensive over the past week.

Right-wing Republicans dismayed they could not pass their frightful Obamacare repeal

While the amendment would have repealed some of Obamacare's most burdensome regulations, it offered no replacement to actually reform our health care system and deliver affordable, quality health care to our citizens. The vote followed a Senate "vote-o-rama" offering several different - and all rejected - options to overturn the law. Republican senators said there was no consensus and no plan for what comes next on health care.

Arkansas State Fair ride company suspends Fireball ride

Rides similar to the Fire Ball are being shut down at some events across the country. The Indiana State Fair said it will operate 53 other rides as normal. An 18-year-old man, who landed about 50 feet away, was killed and seven injured , three critically. The ride, called the Fire Ball, swings and spins riders, on Wednesday it broke apart mid-ride and threw riders to the ground.

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