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McConnell will push for clean Obamacare repeal bill


Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Rand Paul of Kentucky had already announced their opposition to the bill. "If we're not successful now I assume we'll keep trying, but at some point if Democrats won't participate in the process then we're going to have to come up with a different plan", he explained . Read More »

Blow to Trump as Obamacare repeal bid hit by Republican opposition


The GOP , which holds 52 seats in the Senate, has already seen two defections from within the party and can not lose another vote and pass the bill. "Theoretically, a replacement bill could pass during that period, but if the Republicans couldn't agree on a replacement for the past seven years, what makes anyone think they can do it in the next two?" That has nearly no chance to pass, either, since it could leave millions without insurance and leave insurance markets in turmoil. Read More »

Iran says U.S. sanctions violate nuclear agreement


The State Department also called on the Iranian government to release USA citizens Baquer Namazi, Siamak Namazi, Xiyue Wang and other "unjustly detained U.S. Unlike Obama's attempts to engage the longtime US nemesis, Trump has made it clear he considers Iran an implacable threat - a view reinforced by Israeli, Saudi Arabia and other Middle East allies of the United States. Read More »

Oil Prices Remain High On China Demand

The data followed a separate monthly short-term outlook report from the EIA (, which forecast a growth slowdown in USA output next year because of lower oil prices. Read More »

Scattered downpours return; lower rain chances by late-week — FIRST ALERT FORECAST


Bringing you updated Tropical Storm Don path information, live tracking maps, weather models and video footage as the storm roars towards the Caribbean . The first two years involved military substitutes for letters, such as Alpha, Baker and Charlie. Storms in a single season are named by going through the alphabet, beginning with the letter A, and alternating between female and male . Read More »

Watching the Tape Move for Inmarsat PLC (ISAT.L)


COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "SDL plc (LON:SDL) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts" was originally reported by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem. The RSI computes momentum as the ratio of higher closes to lower closes: stocks which have had more or stronger positive changes have a higher RSI than stocks which have had more or stronger negative changes. Read More »

Netflix beats Wall Street expectations with over 103M subscribers worldwide


Shares of the company that pioneered streaming television jumped to $179.16 in after-hours trading, beating their all-time intraday high of $166.87 on June 8. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.32 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.22. Cowen and Company reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Netflix, Inc . Read More »

Scattered storms on the move


Heading into next week, rain chances gradually decrease as temperatures rise back to the 90s. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms remain a possibility into Sunday evening. MONDAY: Partly cloudy with an isolated shower possible. Possibility for evening showers/storms. Daytime highs will be near or slightly below normal in the low 90s. Read More »

Trump says 'something could happen' on Paris climate accord


But this time he has really donw one better - telling the French cirst lady that she is in "good shape" during his first official visit to Paris , the media reported. "When the planes flew by, it was magnificent - it touched me deeply", the boy said, adding that he likes Macron because he's "happy, young" but that Trump is just "OK". Read More »

White House names special counsel over Russian Federation probe response


Not only is Trump stunningly unpopular, but his support has already been reduced to base levels, and the bad news for this White House is that there is plenty of room for him to drop. Constitutional lawyer and evangelical radio talk show host Jay Sekulow, Washington lawyer John Dowd, and Michael Bowe, a partner at Kasowitz's firm, are all on that team. Read More »

China Says Imports From North Korea Fall as Sanctions Enforced

Naturally, nuclear weapons give the DPRK a number of advantages. Ambassador Joseph Yun met Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and the military's commander in chief in the capital, Naypyitaw, on Monday, their offices said . If the first Duke of Wellington were alive today, he might advise that the battle for North Korea will be won or lost on Harvard Yard. The Chinese represent the largest group of foreign students in America.... Read More »

China GDP growth surprises on the upside


China's economy grew 6.9% during the April-June quarter, beating forecasts by analysts of 6.8% growth, Reuters reported on Monday . Month-on-month, industrial production increased 0.81% in June, 0.3% higher than in May. Unemployment figures likewise improved, with 7.35 million new urban jobs created over the first half of the year, up 180,000 compared to the year-ago period. Read More »

President Trump honors Detroit business for Made in America products

Press Secretary Sean Spicer defended the Trump family's penchant for making products overseas by blaming supply chains in the U.S. Among the products chosen from the 50 states were Cheerwine from North Carolina, Chick Fil A from Georgia, Gibson Guitars from Tennessee and Steinway pianos from NY. Read More »

Williams Lake, BC, evacuated due to wildfires


The City of Chilliwack has opened an evacuation reception centre at Chilliwack Secondary School and has room for about 124 evacuees to sleep. However, the problem is with Hwy. Winds should complicate the work of firefighters. For further information on the wildfire situation, or impacts to health facilities and services, please visit the Interior Health Major Events page on the IH website. Read More »

McConnell delays Senate health care vote after McCain health emergency


Still, the political science professor said, Lee may well have plenty of company if he joins the Republican senators already opposed to the bill. "He's a crusty voice in Washington , plus we need his vote". And like the previous version, the revised BCRA would change Medicaid from an open-ended program to one of fixed payments to states, although caps would be lifted under public health emergencies. Read More »

9 dead and one missing in flash flood at Arizona swimming hole


The flooding came after a seve. Nine people were killed and a 13-year-old boy went missing Sunday after a rainstorm submerged the area, reports said. GCSO Sgt. Dave Hornung said the heavy rain came through the burned Highline Fire area. She, her boyfriend and his family had to wait for the floodwater to recede before they could leave. Read More »

Trump just reached a mark no president has in 70 years


A new Bloomberg poll finds that Trump's approval rating sits at 40% and the majority of those surveyed , 55%, now view him unfavorably, a 12-point increase since December. The Post said Trump's low standing was "never reached" by former presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama , although George W. Bush's standing did hit that level during his second term. Read More »

Insurance groups tear into Cruz amendment to health care bill as 'unworkable'


Asa Hutchinson, although he added that it's hard to estimate the true impact of the legislation because it would allow individuals to choose what kind of coverage they want. Well, yes, I suppose that's true, but it's not much of a selling point. They're afraid to vote to take away the "free" or subsidized health care coverage ObamaCare gave millions of voters as it wrecked the already government-wrecked health care world. Read More »

European Union raises prospect of new sanctions against North Korea


The North's latest ICBM launch has stoked security worries as it showed the country could eventually flawless a reliable nuclear missile capable of reaching anywhere in the United States. Meanwhile, the threat increases. The death toll of a war with North Korea would be unlike anything our country has seen in recent memory and we must either have the national resolve to face it or a plan in place to avoid it. Read More »

What Comes Next After Health Care Vote Delayed


According to a press release from McCain's office, the senator had a craniotomy to remove a blood clot from above his left eye on Friday, July 14 , at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. McConnell. "It provides more time for opponents to mobilize grass-roots protests". He and other top administration officials argue that states would gain flexibility to overhaul their traditional Medicaid programs through block grants or per-enrollee caps, allowing them to save money that could ... Read More »