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GOP senator: No 'significant consensus' on healthcare

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Both of Kentucky's USA senators were in the state Thursday talking about the Senate's replacement bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, but it seems as if McConnell, the Senate majority leader, has chose to focus his attention on someone other than Paul as he tries to muster 50 votes for the bill. Read More »

Melania Trump Meets Poland's First Lady Agata Duda

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Trump is also due to meet Croat President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic to discuss energy security and a planned LNG terminal on the island of Krk, her advisers said in Zagreb on Tuesday. American presidents have always been well received in Poland and the country's conservative government, led by President Andrzej Duda, is more ideologically in line with Trump than his predecessor, Barack Obama. Read More »

Poland's First Lady snubs Trump handshake, darts for Melania

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Before the speech in Poland, Trump and his wife, Melania, laid a wreath at a monument commemorating the 1944 Warsaw Uprising against Nazi occupation. During a joint news conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda , Trump bashed CNN and said, "NBC's equally as bad, despite the fact that I made them a fortune with 'The Apprentice, ' but they forgot that". Read More »

Trump Visits Poland, Addresses European Countries

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Russian Federation denied the allegations and stressed that it did not seek to influence elections overseas. Trump is in a hard position, and one he created himself, by both praising Putin and mocking the inability of Obama and others to effectively stand up to the Russian leader. Read More »

ISIS Militants Live Among Liberated Civilians in Mosul, Say Residents

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Iraqi military forces have been trying to liberate Mosul for over eight months. The win was deeply symbolic: ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi announced the group's caliphate nearly three years ago from the 850-year-old religious site. Some simply advocate the group's extreme interpretation of Islam and support it with money, he said. We have received reports of so-called night letters left at families' houses or distributed in neighbourhoods, including in Sharqat in Salahadin ... Read More »

G20: Hamburg Sees Clashes Between Police And Protesters

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Protestors began throwing firecrackers and water bottles at police attempting to break up the march , according to CNN . Others are protesting the G20 members' environmental impact. There have been small demonstrations this week but they have been relatively peaceful . One woman could be seen bleeding from her neck. Thousands of people converged outside the G20 Summit to register their grievance against the American leader. Read More »

Oklahoma City animal shelter hosting adoption event after reaching full capacity

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Ventura County Animal Services are in a "state of emergency" following Fourth of July after more than 100 cats and dogs made their way to the shelter. She spent much of the day on Facebook, Craigslist and other sites looking for posts about missing pets. Susan Ziegler said her 5-year-old rat terroir named Bambi was frightened by the fireworks and ran off. Read More »

The India-Israel Innovation Bridge is Launched

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The CPI (M) on Thursday slammed the Modi government over the announcement of a "strategic partnership" with Israel, saying it amounts to "virtual abandonment" of India's support for the Palestinian cause, and called for ending military cooperation with the Jewish state. Read More »

Budget vote was delayed amid report of hazardous material

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The state has its first budget since 2015 . The House voted 71-42, which is the bare minimum House Speaker Mike Madigan needed, after a security incident delayed the vote for two hours. "Madigan's 32 percent permanent income tax increase will force another tax hike in the near future". The governor preferred the income-tax increase be temporary. Read More »

Prime Minister Pays Respects to the Brave Hearts of World-War 2

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Be it charming Obama, flamboyant Trump or tough nut Xi Jinping , Modi has received more than just warm welcome by each world leader he crossed oceans to meet. India, which in recent years has voted against Israel's interests at the United Nations, appears to be changing course under the new Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party government. Read More »

EU & Japanese Officials Reach Initial Trade Deal Before Leaders Meet

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Trump was elected on a platform of "America first" policies and a wariness of worldwide trade agreements, many of which he has dubbed unfair to the U.S. The two-year Brexit process began in March. He said the European Union was "more and more engaged globally", with trade negotiations ongoing with the South American Mercosur bloc, Mexico, New Zealand and Australia. Read More »

No room for Ulster's Iain Henderson in final Lions tie

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They have all put their disappointment behind them and are helping the match day squad prepare the best they can for the Test match. New Zealand's Kieran Read during a training session at The Trust Arena, Henderson. It's going to be very to and fro and patches where both teams are under pressure. It will be a real family affair at Eden Park on Saturday, with a third Barrett brother - back-row forward Scott - featuring among the replacements . Read More »

Qatar economic outlook downgraded by Moody's amid Gulf crisis

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But the Gulf state, with a population of just over two million to Saudi Arabia's 31 million, may be reluctant to carry out conditions such as the closure of the al-Jazeera television station and removal of a Turkish military base - matters it considers impinge on Qatari sovereignty. Read More »

Number of fires caused by fireworks down this Fourth of July

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With the use of hoses and hand tools crews were able to extinguish the flames within an hour. However, about 30 or 40 minutes later, he said a brush fire was started by fireworks just northeast of the rodeo arena. "We tried to get to them all", Tyler said. He said fireworks licenses are extremely rare and frequently only issued when one of the stadiums wants to shoot off fireworks or an event includes pyrotechnics. Read More »

Kevin Durant Contract Helps Keep Warriors Intact

Stephen Curry reached a 5-year deal with the team last week reportedly worth $201 million. George gets to team up with MVP Russell Westbrook, but if Durant and Westbrook couldn't beat the Durant-less Warriors then what will this new OKC duo do? He is amazingly entering his 12th year in the National Basketball Association, and is coming off of a solid season with the Los Angeles Lakers . Read More »

Ahead of fractious G20, Germany and China pledge new cooperation

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On the official agenda is free trade, climate and energy, refugees, African development and health. "I don't think we'll have unified positions on all issues at the end, but it's sensible and honest to talk to each other on all issues of global diplomacy", she said at a news conference in Berlin . Read More »

No Beating The Heat This Week!

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The 4th of July will be very hot and humid with the risk of storms at times. The northeast winds will subside allowing for a chance of fog by the morning hours. Thursday night, it will be partly cloudy with a low of 72, according to the weather service. Showers & thunderstorms have been pretty common this week. Read More »

Trump "takes down" CNN

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CNN , in particular, caught Trump's attention as he tweeted a video of him wrestling someone with the CNN logo superimposed on their head. As Trump walks away, the CNN logo changes to "FNN, Fraud News Network". Playboy magazine columnist Brian Karem fired back on behalf of many reporters in the room. "This is why America doesn't trust many of them". "We have to prove him wrong". Read More »

All Blacks star Williams gets four-week ban for horror challenge

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But the Lions kept the All Blacks try less, for the first time since 2014, and they also brought to an end an undefeated streak in New Zealand that stretched back 47 Tests to September 2009. "The physicality and intensity of the first two matches have been huge", he added. "He knows what he has to do". O'Brien was at the heart of a defensive effort which kept New Zealand tryless in a home soil Test for the first time since 2002. Read More »

Maine's Government Shutdown Ends After Budget Deal Reached

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Democratic Speaker of the House Rep. Sara Gideon told House members, in response to a question from a GOP lawmaker, that Governor LePage had told her in a phone conversation that he would sign the budget if that tax was removed. "In the end, we got a budget we can live with". But on Tuesday morning, LePage announced on Twitter: "The Maine state government shutdown is now over". Read More »

Meira Kumar arrives in Guwahati today for campaign

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Six Congress MLAs led by Sudip Roy Barman resigned from the party a year ago and joined the Trinamool in protest against the Congress' electoral alliance with the Left in the West Bengal assembly elections. As the political scenario in Tripura takes a dramatic turn, just few days ahead of the Presidential elections , the BJP stand to gain from the "shifty attitude" of the TMC and congress leaders. Read More »