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Yet the GOP is operating under fast-track budget rules that would allow them to gut Obamacare and offer sweeping reforms on a majority-line vote, so divisions within the party are the main impediment for the 52-seat majority . While it would reduce average premiums over time, it could also destabilize coverage for people with health problems in some states. But even if the Senate could pass the current legislation on a simple majority vote, it likely wouldn't happen because of GOP ... Read More »

Wonder Woman Boasts Highest Grossing Opening Weekend For Female Director

According to studio estimates Sunday, the well-reviewed " Wonder Woman " surpassed industry expectations with one of the summer's biggest debuts. While skewing somewhat female, it drew a fairly evenly split audience. The upcoming and highly anticipated " Wonder Woman " won an estimated $100.5 million at the domestic box office. In second place at the box office is DreamWorks Animation's Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie . Read More »

Texas opens Long Beach Regional with 3-2 win over UCLA


The Bruins were only 2 for 15 with runners on and 1 for 7 with runners in scoring position. An odd stat showed no extra base hits for either team. Texas got its two run lead back in the bottom of the inning. UCLA had runners on first and second (the go ahead and tying runs, respectively) with only one out. After Rivera set Texas down in order again in the tenth, designated hitter Luke Rasmussen was hit by a Shugart pitch to leadoff the inning. Read More »

Theresa May approval rating sinks as UK election race tightens

Jeremy Corbyn has refused to stand by Britain's nuclear deterrent, giving his political opponents some relief from an otherwise depressing day on the campaign trail. It was the toughest audience Mrs May has faced in a campaign where her appearances have been tightly controlled, and it got a rise out of the Prime Minister. Read More »

Breakthrough on prostate cancer boosts survival rate

Each year, about 46,500 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United Kingdom, and about 11,000 die from the disease. Abstract LBA5003. Presented at: ASCO Annual Meeting; June 2-6, 2017; Chicago. One of them, labeled "Latitude" and led by Dr. Karim Fizazi, head of the cancer department at the Gustave Roussy Institute in Paris, was conducted on 1,200 patients aged 68 years on average. Read More »

State Department Condemns London Terror Attacks


He extended the government's condolences to the British government and the families of the victims, wishing the injured a speedy recovery, Petra reported. The three assailants were reportedly shot by the police. DHS said that they are working with interagency partners and foreign counterparts to gather further information into the attacks on the London Bridge on Saturday and in the surrounding area. Read More »

United States hackers could have framed Russia: Putin

Putin insisted that he and Donald Trump "don't know each other", but that he views him as "a straight-forward, honest man", one that "you can't really classify... The 21st International Economic Forum of Saint Petersburg ended today, with the signing of contracts for 250 billion Russian rubles (4.409 billion dollars) and the participation of 130 countries. Read More »

Trump on Offensive as Kushner in Trouble


Trump's retweet comes just days after the president blasted the use of anonymous sources in news reports. Kushner, Trump's son-in-law, spoke with a Russian banker while searching for ways to set up the secret line with Putin, a meeting now being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Congress. Read More »

90-Year-Old Man Attacked With Cane in NYC


A man wound up and walloped an elderly gentleman's head with a cane in an unprovoked assault along an Inwood sidewalk, cops said Saturday. The assault, which was captured on the video below, was only stopped because of the intervention of good Samaritans who stopped the suspect from doing further damage. Read More »

Japanese town holds evacuation drill amid North Korea threat

Pyongyang on Monday test-fired another rocket, the latest in a series of launches and atomic tests that have ratcheted up tensions over its quest to develop weapons capable of hitting the U.S. Observers say that while terrorism is likely to be uppermost in the participants' minds given the recent deadly bombings in Manchester, Jakarta, Baghdad and Kabul, the most pressing issue facing Australia and the USA is North Korea's ballistic missile tests. Read More »

The moment police storm a London pub during attack

Three men have been shot dead after killing seven and injuring 48 more with a van and knife attack in London . India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi also condemned the attacks in London , saying they caused shock and anguish, adding that his thoughts are with the families of the deceased and offered prayers for the injured. Read More »

Civilians killed while fleeing Islamic State in Mosul

At least 120 Daesh terrorists were killed in western Mosul during an Iraqi operation to capture a strategic district in the area, Iraqi authorities said Saturday. According to an Iraqi army officer, some of the civilians were killed as they attempted to flee the clashes between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State militants in the region. Read More »

Williamson gets 100 but New Zealand collapse against Australia

Ronchi repaid the faith of the selectors by bludgeoning his way to 65 off 43 balls in a 77 run stand with Captain Kane Williamson . Hazlewood clinched the wickets of Adam Milne , Mitchell Santner and Trent Boult in the 45th over to bring the curtains down on the New Zealand innings. Read More »

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn grilled by voters

Following a row with the Conservatives over the composition of its audience in a debate on Monday, the BBC said its Question Time audience was balanced, with a third of those present planning to vote Conservative, a third for Labour and the rest undecided. Read More »

How Trump climate decision is seen as an economic win

Russian president Vladimir Putin, however, said he would not judge Mr Trump for quitting the landmark climate pact, although he felt Washington could have stayed in the agreement , and renegotiation was still possible. But the Steel City is hardly in Trump's corner on this one. The White House also says the accord imposed "unrealistic targets on the USA for reducing carbon emissions while giving China a free pass". Read More »

Compression tights don't make you run faster, study says


In a new study, researchers monitored runners during high-intensity workouts with and without compression tights. Scientists discovered that the compression tights reduced muscle vibration during the run, which they initially thought might be causing muscle fatigue. Read More »

China strongly opposes USA arms sales to Taiwan

Mattis said China's construction of bases and man-made islands in the South China Sea is problematic due to the "nature of its militarization, China's blatant disregard for global law and its contempt for other nations' interest [in] its effort to dismiss nonadversarial resolution of issues". Read More »

Six Civilians, Three Attackers Dead In London Terror Attacks


Three attackers, wearing hoax explosive vests, were shot and killed by police. The United Kingdom is reeling after a series of terrorist attacks Saturday evening. BBC reporter Holly Jones, who was also on the bridge at the time , said she saw a van being driven by a man that was "probably traveling at about 50 miles an hour". Read More »

Japan, France welcome US leadership in the Asia-Pacific


Adding names to the United Nations blacklist - a global travel ban and asset freeze - was the minimum sanctions measures the Security Council could have taken and comes after five weeks of negotiations between Washington and Beijing. The U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously on Friday to expand targeted sanctions against North Korea after its repeated missile tests. The other 13 included senior officials from North Korea's Workers' Party and heads of trading firms tasked with ... Read More »

1-year-old revived with Narcan after opioid overdose


Police responded after two 911 calls made from a home on Gale Street at about 6:30 p.m. Paramedics arrived at their home in Akron, Ohio , and gave the child a dose of naloxone , a drug that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose. The 1-year-old will be in the custody of Summit County officials, the television station reported. The baby's brother told police he saw him playing with a baggie that had residue in it, which officials are now testing. Read More »

Police responding to three separate incidents in London

One, Holly Jones, told the BBC a white van veered off the road and struck as many as six people. Soon after, there were reported stabbings at nearby Borough Market , an area full of bars and restaurants. A spokesman for May says the prime minister is in contact with officials and is being regularly updated. He said a waitress was stabbed in the throat and a man was stabbed in the back. Read More »