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What If Donald Trump Doesn't Sink the Republican Party?

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Handel's swearing in comes less than a week after her wider-than-expected victory over Democrat Jon Ossoff in a nationally-watched special election that was viewed as a referendum on President Donald Trump . So we have to address that reality". At this point a coup seems unlikely, though Vela said, "I think there was consensus within the room that there are other members within the caucus who feel just like we do". Read More »

South Korea will conduct another nuclear test

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This is the new Hyunmoo-2 missile with a range of up to 800 kilometers - that's enough to hit any part of North Korea even from the southernmost part of the peninsula - developed exclusively with South Korea's indigenous technology. "We watch North Korea's actions closely". "When the world says that it hopes China can do even more , I don't know what "do even more" refers to", Geng told a daily news briefing in Beijing on Friday. Read More »

All Whites: New Zealand can surprise anyone, says Portugal coach

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After a spell of early pressure, Russian Federation took the lead when Samedov coolly slotted the ball beyond Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa from the right side of the box just moments after Fedor Smolov had hit the post . An inevitable third goal came in the 80th when Andre Silva dribbled deep into the New Zealand penalty area to score with a rising shot. "Their last game was played in a style similar to the British", Santos said. Read More »

Seth Meyers slams the Senate GOP's 'cruel' healthcare bill

The bill would cut and redesign the Medicaid program for low-income and disabled people, and erase taxes on higher earners and the medical industry that helped pay for the roughly 20 million Americans covered by Obama's law . "There are provisions in this draft that represent an improvement to our current healthcare system but it does not appear this draft as written will accomplish the most important promise that we made to Americans: to repeal Obamacare and lower their healthcare ... Read More »

Trump suggests tweet on tapes was meant to affect Comey testimony

During the course of the interview , Trump wrongly implied that he and his Administration have relayed a consistent rationale for why Trump fired Comey, when in fact officials, including Trump, have offered shifting explanations. "And you read all about it and I've been reading about it for the last couple of months about the seriousness and awful situation with surveillance all over the place". Read More »

Trump has light-bulb moment about Mexican wall

On Thursday, Trump hosted a meeting with drone and wireless companies in an effort to foster new ideas about upscaling the labor force. President Donald Trump seems not to have given up on his misguided plan to build a massively expensive wall on the border with Mexico . Read More »

'Grenfell Changes Everything': Hundreds Of Homes Evacuated Over Safety Fears

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The northwest London borough of Camden announced Friday that is evacuating 800 households in five buildings it owns during renovations that are expected to take two to three weeks. Fire-safety experts say the Grenfell Tower blaze, which police said was touched off by a fire at a refrigerator, was probably due to a string of failures, not just the cladding, which is widely used to provide insulation and enhance the appearance of buildings. Read More »

GOP senators oppose health care bill as written

The House approved its version of the bill last month. Cruz said the bill should allow individuals to purchase health insurance across state lines, which would increase competition and lower costs. Members from both parties agree the repeal effort has never been closer to fruition. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is seeking a vote on the bill before Congress leaves next week for its Fourth of July recess. Read More »

North Korea denies USA claims that Otto Warmbier was tortured

Warmbier's release and, "in consideration of his bad health, sent him back home on humanitarian grounds". "Let us state the facts plainly: Otto Warmbier , an American citizen, was murdered by the Kim Jong Un regime", said U.S. Otto Warmbier. And I said to them, 'we...would need his...you know, a release, some type of good faith, if we're ever going to do some type of future sports relations ... Read More »

Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show

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According to the Thunderbirds Facebook page, there were two occupants in the F-16D. The Air Force said the plane sustained damage and Gonsalves and his passenger, a tactical aircraft maintainer, were taken to a local hospital and were listed in good condition. Read More »

Republican proposed Senate health bill; not enough votes to pass

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Though the Senate GOP's bill repeals the individual mandate , the legislation maintains numerous ACA tax credits that have helped people buy insurance. Today, Medicaid pays for all the care people need, and state and federal governments share the cost. Arizona's Republican Gov. Doug Ducey said Friday the Senate GOP bill falls short of what his state needs. Read More »

Ronaldo, Nani on Target as Portugal Ease to Semi-Final

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They drew 2-2 with Portugal in the first group match, and crept past New Zealand 2-1 in the second. It was soon 2-0 when Bernardo Silva converted a low cross from Pereira Eliseu after 37 minutes. Andre Silva added a third on 80 minutes before Nani completed the rout in stoppage time to ensure Portugal progressed to last four as winners of Group A, finishing above Mexico on goal difference. Read More »

Why did Queen Elizabeth II omit Trump's United Kingdom visit in Speech?

That's because we haven't yet agreed on a date with the White House. Also unveiled were Bills to extend the HS2 high-speed rail link to Crewe, permit the development of driverless cars, spaceports and commercial satellites, cut whiplash insurance claims, protect victims of domestic abuse and ban letting fees for private rented homes. Read More »

Suspect identified after Chinese kindergarten blast

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Xu had suffered from health problems and had dropped out of school but was employed, police said. No motive was provided. State news agency Xinhua reported that police had made a preliminary judgement that the blast was a "criminal offence", and they had identified a suspect. Read More »

CNN Sends Courtroom Sketch Artist To Cover White House Press Briefing

With the White House banning cameras at some press briefings, CNN sent a sketch artist to "paint a picture for viewers who couldn't be in the room". Most of their Q&A sessions have been held off-camera. It also alleges he's thinking about requesting reporters submit written questions to the White House in advance. Read More »

United Kingdom safety operation underway after London fire

By GCR Staff2 CommentsUK police are considering manslaughter charges following the deadly inferno at London's Grenfell Tower on 14 June as they revealed today that both the insulation and the tiles on the building failed safety tests. Further tests are being done on the refrigerator, she said, with the assistance of the manufacturer. Some 800 households in five tower blocks on the Chalcots Estate in Camden are being moved to temporary accommodation after firefighters said they could not ... Read More »

Ronaldo confident after leading Portugal to Confederations Cup semi-finals

However, their lead only lasted for five minutes before Nestor Araujo equalised with a deft header that looked suspiciously like an attempted lay-off - something our team reporters are sure to ask him about! The Englishman believed they would be much improved in that area come the crucial World Cup playoff against the fifth-placed South American team in November, which they will advance to if they can overcome the Solomon Island over two legs in two months time. Read More »

Footage of ISIS conquering city in Philippines

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The embassy told CNN it would not provide further details about the USA support due to "security reasons," but added US special operations forces have provided assistance in response to Philippine military requests for years. Outside governments have expressed alarm over the siege by the militants , who are still holed up in buildings with civilian hostages in Marawi's commercial district. Read More »

Saudi-Qatar rift: Pakistan sends emphatic signals of neutrality

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In the biggest diplomatic crisis in the region in years, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates , plus Egypt and Yemen, on Monday announced they were cutting all ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting extremism. The cost of insuring Qatar's sovereign debt against default QAGV5YUSAC=MG fell back for the first time in a week, while yields on Doha's global bonds XS140578215=TE dropped nearly 10 basis points and the stock market . Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo nets as Portugal reach Confederations Cup semi-finals

Both Portugal and Mexico will know their semifinal opponents tomorrow after the Group B matches. He lightens the load on Ronaldo, who also hit the bar with a header, and provides a very specific threat of his own, too. The Russian players gathered in the middle of the pitch to salute fans after the final whistle and were applauded by the crowd. Bernardo Silva struck three minutes later, but New Zealand nearly pulled a goal back on the hour when Tom Doyle's ball across the face of ... Read More »

Search ongoing for missing Redford man in Lake St. Clair

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Clair Metro Park in seven feet of water. The U.S. Coast Guard was called in as well as the Macomb County Police to help with the search. The caller and six additional occupants were returning from Jobbie Nooner when one of the passengers fell into the water. Read More »

Five GOP senators now oppose health bill

Heller, facing a competitive re-election battle next year, said he was opposing the legislation because of the cuts it would make in Medicaid . Steve Daines, R-Mont., will decide whether to support his party's health care bill after hearing from Montanans next week, the lawmaker said Friday. Read More »