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Trump rips into Republicans after health care defeat

Republican Senators John McCain of Arizona, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME voted with Democrats and independents in the 51-49 defeat of the Republican-led repeal effort early Friday morning. However, neither Trump nor some Republican senators appear to be ready to throw in the towel. Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pa., was critical of Trump, saying, "He never really laid out core principles and didn't sell them to the American people".

Governor summons Pinarayi Vijayan, says violence has to stop

In a move that observers termed as unusual, Governor P Sathasivam summoned Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and the police chief to Raj Bhavan to enquire about the actions taken on the law and order issues. The CPI (M) district leadership has rejected the charge. CPI (M) state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan claimed that the RSS worker's killing was a fallout of a personal rivalry and his party had nothing to do with it.

Gujarat political crisis: Congress MLAs shift to Bengaluru resort

He said the developments of the past few days had shown that the BJP government in Gujarat is not concerned about the flood situations and only Congress is working in the affected areas. "(BJPpresident) Amit Shah disclosed his assets in his affidavit for the Rajya Sabha polls , but those stories are missing from media websites now.

Healthcare groups warn against 'skinny repeal' that targets ACA coverage mandates

That way, a House-Senate conference committee could produce a modified version of repeal-and-replace legislation for final votes in the House and Senate this fall. This is clearly a disappointing moment. Repeal of the medical device tax is not now in the bill, but could be added later, one source said. "This effort (to repeal and replace Obamacare) will continue", he promised following the vote.

Trump warns of slashing Obamacare subsidies

The first part of Trump's tweet appeared to be referring to the approximately $8 billion in cost-sharing reduction subsidies the federal government pays to insurers to lower the price of health coverage for low-income Americans. "The president will not accept those who said, quote, 'it's time to move on,"' Conway said. " President Trump was optimistic about the Graham-Cassidy-Heller proposal", Graham added .

Gainesville police reject President's Trumps remarks about treatment of suspects

While the rejection of Trump's endorsement of police brutality is commendable, the fact remains that the police cheered when Trump praised police brutality. However, this attitude isn't exactly shared by police officers around the country, and Gainesville Police Department's rejection of Trump's speech has gone viral.

President Trump 'disappointed' in China after North Korea's latest ballistic-missile test

The B-1B flight was in direct response to the missile test and the previous July 3 launch of the "Hwasong-14" rocket, the US statement said. Leader Kim Jong-Un said the test confirmed all the United States mainland was within striking range after the North's second ICBM this month on Friday.

Al-Shabab attack on African Union convoy kills 8 in Somalia

Kenya, a leading provider of troops and finances to the mission, has seen several of those attacks on its mainland over the past years, while attacks in Uganda have also been reported. Al-Shabab wants to oust the central government and install a strict version of Shariah law. Authorities in Somalia report a auto bomb blast in the capital Sunday.

Police chiefs oppose Trump's call for brutality

In a rebuke to President Donald Trump , multiple police departments have condemned a Friday speech he made endorsing the rough treatment of suspected criminals and gang members. GPD rejects these remarks and continues to serve with respect, ' read the department's tweet. "This disgusting call for violence is exactly why so many communities of color don't trust police!" President Donald Trump speaks at Suffolk Community College on July 28, 2017 in Brentwood, New York.

British, Belgian royals to mark WWI battle centenary

The Menin Gate is covered with the names of over 54,000 British dead who have no known grave, according to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission . "During the First World War Britain and Belgium stood shoulder to shoulder". The 9th and 15th Scottish Divisions and the 51st Highland Division were deployed for the operation, also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, along with many expat comrades in Scottish battalions from Canada, England and South Africa.

Putin Says He's Ordering 755 American Diplomats Out of Russian Federation

The statement made no reference to Russia's retaliatory measures. In a statement late Friday, the White House said that Mr. Trump had "read early drafts of the bill and negotiated regarding critical elements of it". Despite tensions over alleged Russian interference into the U.S. election, Moscow and Washington have worked closer together on Syria. Soon after the expulsion was announced, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov cited the influence of "out-of-control Russophobes who ...

Smith beats 2016 champ Levy in playoff to win European Open

But when play resumed nearly four hours later, Smith bogeyed his final hole of the day - the ninth - and Chesters picked up a shot at the eighth on his way to a second round of 67. Lee, who has been playing mainly on the Challenge Tour this season, signed for three birdies in his second round as the Stirling player bids to make the most of a chance to try and regain the European Tour card he lost at the end of last season.

John Kelly is new White House chief of staff; Reince Priebus out

Jason Miller - communications director for Trump's transition team who was named by the president-elect in December as White House communications director, said days later that he would not take the job. "I'll be very curious to see what General Kelly, our new chief of staff, says on Monday about that very thing when we walk into a senior staff meeting", she went on to say.

Homeland security secretary replaces Priebus at White House

Priebus and Spicer, the former press secretary, had told the president that they believed Scaramucci, a hedge-fund manager and fundraiser, lacked the political experience and organizational skills required to serve in the role of communications director.

U.S. says Russian demand for cuts to staff in Moscow 'uncalled for'

The legislation bars Trump from easing or waiving the additional penalties on Russian Federation unless the US Congress agrees and provisions were included to ease concerns that the president's push for better relations with Moscow might lead him to relax the penalties without first securing concessions from the Kremlin.

Trump drops Priebus, hires Kelly as staff chief

Walsh followed Priebus into the administration after serving as his chief of staff when he was chairman of the Republican National Committee . "The fish stinks from the head down", he said. "Threatening the world, these weapons and tests further isolate North Korea, weaken its economy, and deprive its people", Trump said in a statement.

Will Power Takes Pole at Mid

I didn't want to wait until the pits. This is a battle Rahal has been waging for a long time, so when last-place Carlos Munoz was using push-to-pass to keep Rahal - in third place at the time - from going around him, he became agitated all over again.

Deadly highway shooting closes I-94 eastbound in Detroit

Police at this time it has been determined that multiple shots were fired over a stretch of I-94, leading to where the victim vehicle came to rest near Livernois. The highway closed shortly after they were found and reopened just before 1 p.m. Sunday. When police arrived, they found two people inside the auto, dead.

Time for China to act- United States ambassador to UN

Some have even misreported that we are seeking such a session. The show of force followed North Korea running its second successful test launch in July of an intercontinental ballistic missile. "Done talking about NKorea.China is aware they must act.Japan & SKorea must inc pressure.Not only a USA problem.It will req an intl solution", Haley wrote on Twitter.

'Holy hell to pay': Graham warns Trump on firing Sessions

Graham said firing Mueller "could be the beginning of the end" of Trump's presidency. Unlike his predecessor, Sessions does not let his personal opinions influence how he operates as attorney general . "If he wants to make a change, he can certainly do so", Sessions added. "I hope Jeff Sessions doesn't give in to this humiliation campaign", Graham said in The Times.

Team USA Advances To U10 World Cup Final

For Canada's women's basketball program, the bronze in Udine is the first podium finish at any global event since 2012, when the U17 women's team came in third at the World Championships. Haruki Takahara also had 13 points and Kiho Miyashita added 12. The U.S. scored the first five points of the fourth quarter for a 65-62 lead just over a minute into the period, but the game stayed tight throughout.

Infield mixup, Gardner homer lead Yanks over Rays 6-5 in 11

The Yankees are on their longest winning streak since a six-game spurt from June 7-12. Looking every bit like an ace, Tanaka took a flawless game into the sixth inning and struck out a career-high 14 as the Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 Friday night for their fifth straight win.

Neymar Seen Storming Out of Barcelona Training After Heated Argument With Teammate

Neymar on the other refused to hold back as the fuming forward took off his training bib and was later seen smashing footballs on and off the crossbar in disgust. Recent reports have claimed the winger had agreed a five-year deal with the Ligue 1 side . Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu says Neymar will not be allowed to leave for PSG unless the French club pay his release clause in full.

Dharmendra Pradhan visits flood affected area in Jajpur district, Odisha

Many villages in the district were inundated as flood water remaining above five feet. Around 60 villages under 11 panchayats in the lower catchment areas of Kani river werw cut-off from the rest of the block because of flood water ingress today.

Bannon had "aggressive" confrontation with Trump over Scaramucci

His decision to leave came after Scaramucci, a NY financier and former Trump campaign fundraiser, accepted the new job as communications director, a move Spicer adamantly opposed, multiple sources said. "We go back a long, long way", Priebus said of Scaramucci. But in a break with custom, it was left to Mr Scaramucci, not the president, to announce Ms Sanders would be his new press secretary.

Game of Thrones actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau sues former manager

The actor, best known for his role in HBO's Game of Thrones , is suing his former manager, Jill Littman , after he realised that she was getting 10% of his earnings after no longer being signed to her agency, Impression Entertainment .

Gainesville Police rejection of Trump's police comments goes viral

Violations of those rules are treated extremely seriously, ' the Friday afternoon tweet read. Trump was speaking to officers in Suffolk County, New York , to highlight his administration's efforts to crack down on illegal immigration and the street gang known as MS-13 , both of which are top issues on Long Island.

Trump Wants Police Officers To Be MORE Violent To 'Thugs'!

He says officers place their hand on prisoners heads as a courtesy while they're getting into squad cars. Russian Federation will likely retaliate in ways that go beyond the expulsion of United States diplomats and the seizure of American diplomatic recreation areas that took place Friday, said George Beebe, a former director of Russian Federation analysis at the Central Intelligence Agency, and others.

Fire crew rescues passengers trapped mid-air in cable auto

According to reports all the cars, a popular mode of transport among locals, were brought to a stop when one hit the pillar, leaving passengers waiting helplessly above the German city. In the wake of the accident, officials noted that the gondolas will be newly inspected in order to make sure that the cable cars are beholden to all safety standards.

United States diplomats given one month to leave Russian Federation after more sanctions imposed

Reacting to the new sanctions by US Senate, Russia has asked US to withdraw the extra diplomats from the country by September 1st. "He may sign the sanctions exactly the way they are, or he may veto the sanctions and negotiate an even tougher deal against the Russians", Scaramucci said on CNN's "New Day", calling Trump's strategy on sanctions part of his "counterintuitive, counterpunching personality".

Anthony Scaramucci's Wife Deidre Ball Files For Divorce

Scaramucci and Lisa have three children, a girl named Aileen, and two boys, Alexander and Anthony Jr. " Deidre is not a fan of Trump, and she hasn't exactly been on board and supportive of Anthony and his push to get back into the White House ", another source told Page Six .

Passenger plunges to his death at United States fair as ride comes apart

The announcement came the same day one person was killed and seven others were injured - two of them critically - at the fair in Columbus. In Ontario, amusement park ride safety is overseen by Technical Safety and Standards Authority. "Our thoughts are with those affected by the tragic accident in OH this evening", Cote said in an emailed statement. "Safety is a top priority at the CNE", the statement said.

Jordanian Protesters Demand Cancellation of Peace Treaty with Israel

Israel's announcement of the probe came a day after Jordan's attorney general announced that he intends to pursue murder charges in an global court against the security guard. Jordanians marched on Israel's embassy, demanding it be closed and that the peace treaty be revoked . Israel, which questioned the guard on Thursday , said he fired in self-defense, and that the attack on him was nationalistically motivated.

Lavrov says Moscow had to react to USA sanctions

U.S. President Donald Trump will reportedly sign the legislation into law. The Senate's decisive vote to approve a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea sends the popular bill to President Donald Trump.

Putin expels 755 United States diplomats from Russian Federation

And Congress would have quickly overturned a veto - a public repudiation that would underscore the President's impotence in this situation. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on a conference call Friday that Moscow had made a decision to retaliate before the bill went to Trump because "technically the form passed by the Senate is more important" and is "almost final".

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