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Game Of Thrones Season 7 Implications


Daenerys accepts his answer, but promises that if he betrays her , she will burn him alive, because you can not expect anything else when you mess with the Mother of Dragons . With Game of Thrones bringing the prophecy to the forefront again, chances are we'll be getting an answer sooner rather than later. Till then... Winter is here and Fire and Ice are about to get united. Read More »

1 killed, 2 wounded at Israeli embassy in Jordan


Details of the incident in the Jordanian capital remain unclear. Relations plummeted three years later when Israeli spies were arrested in Amman after poisoning senior Hamas official Khaled Meshaal. The occupied Palestinian territories have witnessed new tensions ever since Israeli forces introduced restrictions on the entry of Palestinian worshipers into the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem al-Quds in August 2015. Read More »

Paul: President likely has ability to pardon himself


His statement came after The Washington Post reported on Friday that Trump and his legal team had discussed the possible use of presidential powers to pardon aides, family members and possibly even himself as a way to limit or undercut the investigation overseen by special counsel Robert Mueller. Read More »

England Beat India by 9 runs in Women Cricket World Cup

Jhulan Goswami is the pick of the Indian Bowlers. While Mithali Raj has been the consistent factor in the Indian line-up, besides breaking the 6000-runs mark in women's ODIs, the young guns - 19-year-old Deepti Sharma , 21-year-old Smriti Mandhana and 24-year-old Veda Krishnamurthy - have all risen to the occasion when the situation demanded. Read More »

Parliamentarian Deals Yet Another Killing Blow to Trumpcare


It wasn't. There are a few key reasons. Republican Mike Leavitt, who served as health secretary for President George W. Bush, has some advice for the administration: "First, remain patient but keep the pressure on Congress", he said. Still, this could be a massive blow to a bill that was already having trouble getting enough support to pass, and perhaps an even bigger victory for advocates trying to preserve access to reproductive care at Planned Parenthood . Read More »

Trump urges Republican Senate to 'step up to the plate' and 'WIN!'


Republicans will now have to revise the provisions to place them in accordance with budget rules before they get to the floor, have them defeated on the floor, or drop them from the bill all together. It's still unclear exactly which bill Republicans will vote on next week. The law could still be repealed, though it's looking less likely than in previous months. Read More »

Trump attacks 'illegal leaks' about Sessions's Russian meetings


The news network updated the story after the Times asked for a public apology, following Trump's tweet. Trump announced his intention to nominate Rosenstein to be deputy attorney general on January 31, and Rosenstein was overwhelmingly confirmed 94-6 by the Senate on April 25. Read More »

Congressman Smith Urges Patient with ACA "Repeal and Replace"


Should that garner the votes necessary to advance, the chamber will launch its voterama, the process under which almost unlimited amendments can be offered on the Senate floor. The latest draft would reduce the deficits to greater degrees than the older draft: $420 billion, compared to $321 billion in the previously scored version. Read More »

Israel insists on keeping metal detectors at Al Aqsa mosque


It lies in occupied east Jerusalem , seized by Israel in the 1967 war and later annexed in a move never recognised by the worldwide community. "They stopped us for perhaps five minutes in the hall and beat one of the doctors who was attempting to resuscitate the patient". Read More »

Jordan Spieth shoots 65 to lead British Open by three shots

Anybody? D.J.'s 64 barely made waves because it came in the wake of Grace's 62 and right as the leaders were teeing off. He had just 43 percent accuracy off the tee and he didn't hole enough putts on the back nine. An eagle on the the par-5 17th, though, got McIlroy back to 5-under for the week and back into contention - until he failed to hole a bunker shot on 18 for a birdie and finished at 5-under for the week, one shot behind Haotong Li. Read More »

The Open, Jordan Spieth Has An Electric Day 3

So it really was a complete 180", he added. Kuchar felt a similar sentiment. More than half the field broke 70 on a course that was there for the taking . They are in the next to the last pairing, tied for third place at -5. The next closest to challenging was China's Li Haotong, who had five birdies in nine holes from the eighth to get to four under. Read More »

Murkowski out on repealing ACA


Of course, the entrenched interests won't let that happen, because it will be the death knell for the insurance, pharmaceutical and health care industrial complex. This has nothing to do with health care and everything to do with maintaining the profitability of the health delivery system. Cost-sharing between the state and its counties continues to drive high property taxes. Read More »

Democrats should lead on care


House members also held a slew of largely symbolic votes to dismantle the bill - " repeal and replace " became the mantra. Today's Perspective section offers the views of local people, including LNP editorial writer Paula Wolf , on the implications of significant cuts to Medicaid . Read More »

UN Secretary General condemns violence in Jerusalem


In a Saturday statement , Fatah spoke glowingly of Palestinians who protested in Jerusalem on Friday. Three Palestinians were killed and 300 more were reported wounded during clashes with Israeli security forces. "These detectors are an assault to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and interference in Muslim affairs", Sabri said. Abbas announced on Friday that he would freeze all contact with Israel until Jerusalem "commits to canceling all the measures against our Palestinian people in general ... Read More »

Sessions Discussed The 2016 Campaign With Russian Ambassador


Two conversations "were intercepted by US spy agencies, which monitor the communications of senior Russian officials both in the United States and in Russia ". That subject is prominent among several others the president addressed in almost a dozen tweets early Saturday morning. "These illegal leaks.must stop", Trump tweeted. Read More »

Sean Spicer Is Fucking PISSED At Saturday Night Live And Melissa McCarthy…


Trump defeated Clinton for president past year and continues to criticize her, including in several tweets Saturday. "You had someone who was as despicable as Hitler, who didn't even sink to using chemical weapons", Spicer said . In response, Trump aides have floated the idea of pre-emptive presidential pardons and Trump has warned investigators not to look into his family finances. Read More »

U.S. policy could see 22m lose healthcare


But Trump, along with Congressional Republicans, does own the healthcare bill's failure for this simple reason: His party controls the White House and Capitol Hill. Hence, letting Obamacare fail may not be an bad thing if it motivates lawmakers to act responsibly. It can be done. "We shouldn't leave town until this is complete, until this bill is on my desk and until we all go over to the Oval Office, I'll sign it and we can celebrate with the American people". Read More »

CBO: Latest health bill would leave 32M more uninsured in 2026


Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Shelly Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) - have said they'd vote "no". McConnell can lose only two Republican votes. Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas, also a Republican, has supported both repeal-and-replace bills. The Trump administration has also used official Twitter accounts to promote Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare, while the HHS website now features a banner that sends people to a page arguing that Obamacare has done "damage" to health insurance markets. Read More »

NC's replacement for HB2 is just as discriminatory to transgender people — ACLU


State Sen. Judith Zaffirini , D-Laredo, the Senate sponsor of the statewide texting-while-driving ban that goes into effect in September, said SB 15 would be a "huge step back". "I'm disgusted by all this". At one point, a woman told the row of Senators that allowing a child to be transgender is "child abuse". Suicide rates are dramatically higher amongst transgender people, specifically when there is a lack of social or community support. Read More »