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Trump wants healthcare plan 'with heart'

Trump has urged the Republican-led Senate to pass a more "generous" bill than that approved by the House, whose version he privately called "mean", according to congressional sources. "It would not be in the direct sense that it was proposed in the House, but I think there are ways to address the concerns of members including my own", Tillis said. Read More »

Conservatives shoot for the moon with new laws for Queen's Speech


But as of Wednesday morning, no deal had been made. "While this will be a Government that consults and listens, we are clear that we are going to see Brexit through, working with Parliament, business, the devolved administrations and others to ensure a smooth and orderly withdrawal", she said. Read More »

Warmbier family declines autopsy

Warmbier, but I believe it is quite clear that they have a heavy responsibility in the process that led to his death", Moon said . "Unfortunately, the terrible torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible beyond the sad one we experienced today", the statement said. Read More »

US officials paint sinister portrait of Russia hacking

That public comment from the DHS's acting deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity and communications, Jeanette Manfra, was the first of its kind . At this point, he said engaged state election officials to offer cybersecurity assistance for the upcoming election. Read More »

Senate GOP, Dems agree on new sanctions on Russia

In his first major budget hearing since becoming secretary of state in February, the former ExxonMobil CEO told lawmakers Tuesday that the administration will "ask other donors and private sector partners to increase their support" to compensate for cuts in State Department and USAID initiatives. Read More »

Pakistani PM to attempt to ease Saudi Arabia-Qatar rift

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif assured the Saudi monarch that the public and government of Pakistan were committed to protect Harmain Shareefain. The Eritrean government on Monday officially disclosed that it is behind full support of positions taken by Saudi Arabia and its allies over escalating Qatar-Gulf disputes . Read More »

Pentagon chief blasts North Korea over death of USA student

China will be represented by State Councilor Yang Jiechi and Chief of Staff of the People's Liberation Army General Fang Fenghui . "And we've had I think positive movement on China over the past five months of this administration". Sen. Bob Corker took McCain's stance a step further stating that he believes US citizens should be banned from visiting North Korea . The Republican lawmakers were not alone in their anger, as President Trump called the Warmbier family's ordeal a ... Read More »

US coroner studies N.Korea captive's death

He tweeted "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi and China to help with North Korea , it has not worked out". "We can not know for sure that North Korea killed Mr. to the country. China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that Beijing had made "unremitting efforts" to resolve tensions on the Korean peninsula, not as a result of external pressure but because China was a responsible member of the global community and resolving nuclear issue was in its own interests. Read More »

Warmbier Family Refuses Autopsy

He said in an interview on "CBS This Morning" broadcast Tuesday that while it's not known for sure what happened, there can be speculation that North Korea made "unjust and cruel treatments" to Otto Warmbier . Klein said fellow players looked up to Warmbier on and off the field, admiring his light-hearted spirit, his passion for the game and his love for travel. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy's Heavy Rains Could Lead To Flash Floods


They were part of a large group at the beach for a reunion. They are now contacting people from the St. Louis area about the accident. It's not uncommon to see tornadoes or waterspouts associated with tropical storms. CDT Wednesday. As the storm comes ashore, the coast could also face strong winds of up to 50 miles per hour. Parts of southeast Louisiana, southern Alabama, southern MS and the Florida Panhandle are not in the forecast path but are expected to see a substantial amount of ... Read More »

USA senators worry about rush over healthcare bill ahead of release

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, defending the closed-door sessions, has said all Senate Republicans have had a chance to participate in meetings on the bill, and that Democrats are not interested in overhauling Obamacare. On Wednesday, in the final hours before the Senate repeal bill was to be unveiled, members of Congress, consumer groups and health care executives engaged in frenetic advocacy in hopes of shaping the bill. Read More »

US Satellites Detect Activity at North Korea Nuke Test Site

Father-of-three Fowle, who was released six months after admitting he attempted proselytizing in a country where missionary activity is a crime, said he understood Trump's anger. A travel warning is already in place. He added that such a long flight from North Korea to OH could make a blood clot even more likely to form or spread to the lungs. Read More »

Trump Moves to Bolster Apprenticeships With Executive Order

The president's executive order "encourages" the creation of such programs by other non-governmental entities, including private industry, colleges and high schools. These Federal programs must do a better job matching unemployed American workers with open jobs, including the 350,000 manufacturing jobs now available. Read More »

How to watch Mexico vs. New Zealand

Cristiano Ronaldo was back to business as he scored for Portugal against Russian Federation in the Confederations Cup . The 32-year-old netted after just eight minutes to give the Euro 2016 winners their first victory in Group A as they leapfrog Russian Federation in the standings. Read More »

Trump says 'we have a great relationship with China' after critical tweet

Warmbier's release came amid mounting tensions following a series of missile tests by Pyongyang , in an arms buildup that Washington has dubbed "a clear and present danger to all". People can live in a state of unresponsive wakefulness for many years with the chances of recovery depending on the extent of the brain injury. Those who typically do travel from China, where tour groups market trips to adventure-seekers. Read More »

Australians trust Japan more than US


Michael Fullilove, the Lowy Institute's Executive Director. Once named as Australian's closest buddy, the USA now has to contend with sharing the lowly status of second-best friend with the United Kingdom. China has been expanding its military might in the South China Sea, which has had an impact on Australian foreign relations with both China and the U.S. Read More »

Trump to Announce Changes to Cuba Policy

Cuban-Americans will still be able to travel to Cuba and send remittances, limiting the impact on residents of Florida, where many Cuban emigres settled. "I will seek to promote a stable, prosperous, and free country for the Cuban people". Both men plan to be on hand when Trump announces the changes in Miami's Little Havana neighborhood, Friday afternoon. Read More »

Adele visits with Grenfell Tower firefighters


She went "around ... hugging everyone she could to comfort them", HuffPost said. On Monday, the singer did it again. Britain has held a moment of silence for the 79 people who are believed to have died in the high-rise fire in West London. Read More »

Australia to resume airstrikes against IS targets soon


Elsewhere, he noted the ample opportunities for cooperation between the two countries, saying "economic, political and security cooperation between Iran and Iraq has arrived at a point where we need a comprehensive trade and economic cooperation document for its further development". Read More »

Sheriff: Urinating man at train stop had weapons


According to the sheriff's department, the man was spotted Wednesday afternoon urinating in public at the Sierra Madre station. Sheriff Jim McDonnell says there are no indications of terror activity and it's unclear why the man was armed. Read More »

Korea in the spotlight at high-level US-China talks

Tillerson urged China to help crack down on illicit North Korean activities that fund its nuclear and missile programs, and said the Chinese had agreed their companies "should not do business" with sanctioned North Korean entities. The first case is that of Kim Dong Chul, a naturalized US citizen from Fairfax, Virginia, who had been arrested while spying for South Korea . At a briefing earlier this week ahead of the dialogue , Susan Thornton, acting assistant secretary of state for ... Read More »