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Democrats say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill

And if this bill isn't passed by that point, he's fearful that those senators' constituents will lose their minds screaming about how awful this is, and Mitchyboy will lose some of his votes. And Republicans are really ready to move on from health care. "So I say to the Republican leadership: what are you afraid of?" Ron Johnson , R-Wis., told the Chicago Tribune . Read More »

Britain could only stay in EU on worse terms, Guy Verhofstadt says


Gisela Stuart, a pro-Brexit former Labour MP, said it was essential that European Union negotiations are "delivered in a cross-party way". Top EU and British figures held "talks about talks" on Brexit Monday but failed to nail down a date for the start of negotiations amid the fallout from Britain's chaotic election, officials said. Read More »

Britain bows to EU Brexit talks timetable

In carefully choreographed talks that even saw the two men exchange mountaineering gifts, they agreed to discuss divorce issues before negotiations on a future trade deal can start. The Brexit secretary said he was determined to build "a strong and special partnership" with the EU, as he began talks at the European Commission in Brussels . Read More »

USA confirms high-level visit to N. Korea behind student's release


Most recently in 2014 he attracted a deluge of criticism after being filmed singing happy birthday to his "friend for life", leader Kim Jong-Un. (AP Photo/John Minchillo). There are many happy people tonight in Wyoming", Wyoming City Council member Jenni McCauley said. Americans have been sentenced to years in North Korean prisons for seemingly minor offenses and likely could not expect leniency if the country's drug laws were violated. Read More »

Brexit talks "start off on right foot", yet uncertainty lingers


But the work and residency rights of European Union staff working in United Kingdom universities remain the most pressing issue for the higher education sector, which the body stressed should be the talk's "most urgent priority". On Monday, Britain opened negotiations with the European Union to leave the bloc, which proponents believe will protect the nation's identity and ensure its independence in the world. Read More »

Possible Schedule Changes to Phoenix American Airlines Flights

The local Fox News affiliate in Phoenix said the cancellations mostly affected regional flights on the smaller Bombardier CRJ airliners, which have a maximum operating temperature of about 118F (48C). The extreme heat is not expected to affect larger jets. At this time, American Airlines appears to be the only major carrier being impacted by the heat. Read More »

Russian Federation warns U.S. jets in Syria are potential targets

On Sunday, a USA jet shot down a Syrian Su-22 fighter-bomber near the city of Tabqa. The development comes as tensions rise in Syria with Russian Federation and Iran sending USA warnings. Daraa is where Syria's crisis first broke out in March 2011 as an uprising against Assad's government. The Russians, who have been providing air cover for Assad's forces since 2015, appear to want to avoid further US targeting of Syrian warplanes or ground troops that have come under USA attack in eastern ... Read More »

Adele pictured visiting Grenfell Tower firefighters for 'cup of tea and cuddle'


In addition to offering emotional support, William, Duchess Kate and Prince Harry have also donated to a fund assisting families left homeless in the wake of the tragedy . "If I identify... an issue that is a risk to public safety, we will be sharing that immediately with the relevant authorities", he added. "She was going around talking to people", said witness Tom Maughan. Read More »

Missing, Presumed Dead Following London Tower Inferno


The fire raged for several hours at Grenfell Tower on Wednesday, even as several trapped residents could be heard screaming for help and looking out of windows. He asked anyone who was in the tower and survived to contact police immediately. Cundy said police had now managed to get to the top of the tower and had undertaken a first visual search for victims, ahead of later painstaking searches. Read More »

Dems seek first big win of Trump era today in Georgia

Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff arrives with his fiancee, Alisha Kramer, to thank volunteers and supporters on the last night before election day as he runs for Georgia's 6th Congressional District on June 19, 2017 in Roswell, Georgia. Read More »

Brexit risks to UK economy in focus as Hammond, Carney speak

Britain now appears to have given in on the EU's insistence that the negotiations first focus on three key divorce issues, before moving on to the future EU-UK relationship and a possible trade deal. Johnson urged Europeans to look at the more distant future. "That position hasn't changed, it's the same as it was before", said Davis, a tough-talking figure in the "Leave" campaign in last year's Brexit referendum. Read More »

BJP to declare presidential candidate on Tuesday

An election to choose the next President of India appears inevitable as the initial round of talks between the BJP and the opposition is about to end. on June 24. Mr Shah said had any name been cited, the opposition would have complained that the government has already made up its mind. The Left Front has said if the NDA doesn't announce its candidate by Tuesday, the opposition will announce its own candidate. Read More »

Scalise more responsive, speaking with family after Saturday surgery


Scalise , wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice, delivered a Father's Day message Sunday, June 18, through his Twitter account. Hodgkinson, who wounded three others before police shot him dead in the Wednesday-morning melee, had been a passionate supporter of Sen. A source said investigators are not sure of the significance of the names and it is not clear whether this was a list of people the attacker was targeting. Read More »

Shiv Sena attacks BJP over Kashmir and West Bengal situation

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray in the past had said he had suggested Bhagwat's name for the post of president. " Uddhavji told him that he will convene a meeting of the party leaders to arrive at a decision and convey our answer to him in one or two days", he said. Read More »

Supreme Court holds up on redrawing WI districts

Gerrymandering, a old political art form "as old as the United States itself", King says , is the idea of drawing district lines by structuring them geographically so that they benefit one party or another. Even as the court agreed to hear the case , the justices sent a signal they may be skeptical of the challengers' arguments. The ruling is not expected until next year but will greatly impact North Carolina's voting districts , which are among the most severely gerrymandered in the ... Read More »

Former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar, Ambedkar's grandson to take on Kovind?


On two occasions in the past, the Shiv Sena had deviated from the NDA line by supporting UPA candidates: in 2007 when Pratibha Patil won the election and in 2012 when incumbent Pranab Mukherjee was elected. "I don't want to comment on the merits and demerits of the candidate". I will meet leaders of major political parties and seek their support... "They did not come back to the opposition and announced the candidate", he said. Read More »

Adele visits London firefighters after tower block blaze


Because of the intensity of the blaze, some may never be identified. The lack of fire alarms and sprinklers in the building has heightened discontent against the Conservative government's programme of austerity, which has seen huge cuts to public spending, including in housing. Read More »

Decreases Stake in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)


Omnia Family Wealth LLC's holdings in Occidental Petroleum Corporation were worth $131,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. On average, equities analysts forecast that Occidental Petroleum Corporation will post $0.98 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Read More »

Paris police remove body after attempted attack

Two police officials told The Associated Press that a handgun was found on the driver. A vehicle loaded with gas cylinders crashed into a police van on the Champs-Elysees boulevard in Paris on Monday, killing the driver. Brandet said bomb squads were still securing the scene. The government will discuss extending the measure through November 1 at a Cabinet meeting Wednesday. Read More »