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Liberal groups push for health care to dominate the midterms Liberal groups push for health care to dominate the midterms
- July 28, 2017

Dewane of Venice, Fla., said in a statement. All 48 Democrats voted against it, as did two Republicans-Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska-creating a 50-50 deadlock which was broken by Pence's vote. In my practice I saw firsthand the challenges families without health insurance face, and how much better their situation was when, after passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), they were able to get insurance coverage. (more...)
Wasserman-Schultz Staffer Tries To Flee To Pakistan Wasserman-Schultz Staffer Tries To Flee To Pakistan
- July 27, 2017

The Hill is reporting Awan and his family worked for House Democrats for years making millions before the scandal erupted. A fired House staffer was arrested on a bank fraud charge while trying to leaving the US for Pakistan , according to reports Tuesday. (more...)
PM Modi To Conduct Aerial Survey In Flood-Hit Gujarat: 10 Updates
- July 26, 2017

According to a report in the Indian Express , 93 roads and two National Highways were closed down for traffic. Modi is scheduled to take an aerial survey of the flood affected areas later in the day. Water levels in Sipu and Dantiwada dams rose above danger levels, as Sipu received 1.16 lakh cusecs of water and Dantiwada reservoir over 1.50 lakh cusecs, which forced the administration to release water. (more...)
Teen livestreamed crash that killed her sister Teen livestreamed crash that killed her sister
- July 26, 2017

Obdulia is being held on vehicular manslaughter while under the influence and DUI charges in the Merced County Jail. Sanchez was refusing to talk to CHP investigators, the station reported . "We were like, 'Oh, no, that's makeup.' I don't know". " She wasn't like everybody else", Seja said. Hernandez said she knew about Obdulia Sanchez through social media but they never met in person. (more...)
McCain To Return To US?Senate On Tuesday After Cancer Diagnosis McCain To Return To US?Senate On Tuesday After Cancer Diagnosis
- July 26, 2017

Only 30% of patients live longer than 2 years. But what is he coming back to? Trump has alternated between calling on lawmakers to let Obamacare die and insisting that Republicans come up with a replacement plan. Millions of Americans are especially vulnerable, such as Texas' more than 500,000 children and 1.5 million adults with asthma. Nonetheless it was a political victory, if only a lead at halftime. (more...)
Citigroup Inc. Boosts Capita PLC (LON:CPI) Price Target to GBX 640 Citigroup Inc. Boosts Capita PLC (LON:CPI) Price Target to GBX 640
- July 25, 2017

The Company's segments include Digital & Software Solutions, Integrated Services, Local Government, Property & Health, Workplace Services, IT Enterprise Services, Asset Services, Customer Management, Capita Europe and Insurance & Benefits Services. (more...)
International Monetary Fund gloom on USA and United Kingdom balanced by brighter spots elsewhere International Monetary Fund gloom on USA and United Kingdom balanced by brighter spots elsewhere
- July 25, 2017

US President Donald Trump's budget relies on assumption of 3 percent growth, which, as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said in mid-July, would be challenging to accomplish. For 2018, the International Monetary Fund raised its China growth forecast by 0.2 percentage point to 6.4 percent on expectations authorities will maintain high public investment to meet their target of doubling 2010 real gross domestic product (GDP) by 2020. (more...)
Mission Iraq: Where are the missing 39 Indians? Mission Iraq: Where are the missing 39 Indians?
- July 25, 2017

Swaraj is likely to make a detailed statement in Parliament tomorrow about her meeting with her Iraqi counterpart. He also said that the Iraqi government had financial incentives for people who could help locate those 39 Indians. He said some IS-held areas were still being cleared. Al-Jaafari's visit from July 24 to 28 to India comes two weeks after Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced liberation of Mosul. (more...)
Jordan shooting : Two killed, one wounded at Israeli embassy
- July 25, 2017

The attacker then tried to escape but a bystander rammed him with his vehicle and handed him over to police. The Israeli statement said that according to global conventions, the guard has legal immunity. Jordan said he can only leave the country after an investigation. The Haram la-Sharif/Temple Mount was seized by Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War and later annexed in a move never recognised by the global community. (more...)
UN Security Council to Meet Over Jerusalem Violence UN Security Council to Meet Over Jerusalem Violence
- July 24, 2017

Palestinians say that East Jerusalem is their city, and they want it to be considered as the first city in the suggested two-state solution. Palestinians argue the security measure is a sign of creeping Israeli control over the holy site. (more...)
WWE Issues Statement Addressing Talking Smack Cancellation Reports WWE Issues Statement Addressing Talking Smack Cancellation Reports
- July 24, 2017

In related news, today's edition of WZ Daily is asking fans what their favorite part of Talking Smack was, and you can vote in the poll below! Because 90% of viewing on that WWE Network is video on demand. According to Sports Illustrated , the show wasn't cancelled due to lack of viewers, it was cancelled by Vince McMahon himself. Young poked a little fun at her role as a backstage announcer with her introducing superstars as guests for interviews, and expressed her sadness for the ... (more...)
Police find 8 dead in Walmart parking lot, 17 in critical condition Police find 8 dead in Walmart parking lot, 17 in critical condition
- July 24, 2017

Thomas Homan, acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, says some of the survivors have indicated they were coming from Mexico. A store employee became suspicious after someone got out of the trailer begging for water late Saturday night. (more...)
Reliance, Wipro buoy markets Reliance, Wipro buoy markets
- July 23, 2017

The stock after making a positive opening, further jumped 3.85% to Rs 1,592.2, its new 52-week high on BSE after Mukesh Ambani announced the launch of JioPhone . Per street expectations, the guidance was expected to be in the range of 0-2 per cent, while the actual guidance was in the range of -0.5 per cent to 1.5 per cent or $1,962 million to $2,001 million. (more...)
Duterte has martial law in southern Philippines extended Duterte has martial law in southern Philippines extended
- July 23, 2017

During today's Congress session, about a dozen protesters in the gallery interrupted the hearing, chanting "never again, never again to martial law", before being escorted out. "I fear that the plan to extend the martial law in Mindanao will pave the way for a Philippines-wide martial law", Senator Risa Hontiveros was quoted by AFP as saying. (more...)
Three Israelis Killed In West Bank Terror Home Invasion
- July 23, 2017

The Palestinian was stopped by a neighbour, an off-duty Israeli soldier, who shot him, the official said . An Israeli military official said a grandfather and two of his children died, while the grandmother was wounded. Israeli authorities restored access to the compound on Sunday, introducing extra security measures that Palestinians have been protesting against. Tensions further increased after Israel placed a temporary ban on Muslim men under the age of 50 from entering the holy ... (more...)
Texas Coffee Recalled Because It Has an Ingredient Similar to Viagra Texas Coffee Recalled Because It Has an Ingredient Similar to Viagra
- July 22, 2017

A laboratory analysis of the product by the FDA confirmed the presence of desmethyl carbodenafil. It also warned the coffee's unlisted milk ingredient could be risky for people with allergies or sensitivities to the product. It also contained undeclared milk, which could cause problems for consumers with allergies who were not expecting the dairy ingredient. Some people were purchasing the instant coffee to use as a male enhancement. (more...)
Manhunt Underway For Armed, Dangerous Double Murder Suspect Manhunt Underway For Armed, Dangerous Double Murder Suspect
- July 22, 2017

They believe Patten, who should be considered armed and risky, then drove to Constantine and shot a man there. Witnesses say the 31-year-old woman was shot following an argument. The victim later died at a hospital. Investigators say the suspect knew both of the victims. About 45 minutes later, Patten is believed to have gone to his ex-wife's home on Featherstone Road near Constantine where he allegedly shot another man. (more...)
Nobody goes low here - O'Meara underlines Birkdale challenge Nobody goes low here - O'Meara underlines Birkdale challenge
- July 21, 2017

But he returns to the Southport links for this week's championship having never subsequently managed to match that performance as a professional. I'm still as ambitious now as I was starting off my career, if not more so now because I know what I've achieved and I know what I can achieve. (more...)
Philly Police conduct search of DiNardo cornfield in Solebury Philly Police conduct search of DiNardo cornfield in Solebury
- July 21, 2017

The Philadelphia Police Department and its K-9 Unit conducted a search of the Cosmo DiNardo's family farm in Solebury Township. DiNardo is behind bars after confessing to the murders of Dean Finocchiaro, Mark Sturgis, Tom Meo and Jimi Patrick last week. (more...)
Farcical UEFA charge Griffiths with 'Provoking' Linfield fans Farcical UEFA charge Griffiths with 'Provoking' Linfield fans
- July 21, 2017

Celtic have been hit with three charges by UEFA for the game against Linfield including the use of illicit banners . Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers used the opportunity to hand new signing Olivier Ntcham his competitive debut for the club, with the French midfielder starting in midfield. (more...)
OJ Simpson parole hearing OJ Simpson parole hearing
- July 21, 2017

The charges were related to an incident in a Las Vegas hotel room and not the 1995 murder of his wife Nicole and her companion, Ron Goldman , for which Simpson was found not guilty. Simpson had no disciplinary issues while behind bars and took numerous classes, according to testimony before the parole board. "The fascination with the life of this former football star, famous actor, and felon - has not waned in half a century", Craig Bengtson, an ESPN vice president and director of news, ... (more...)
US House proposes over $5 trillion in cuts US House proposes over $5 trillion in cuts
- July 21, 2017

That's more than the $574 billion in base defense spending recently proposed by the White House. "We're going to have a credit downgrade for sure without recurring revenue", said House Minority Leader Frank Dermody, D-Allegheny. Sheila Jackson LeeSheila Jackson-LeeHouse committee advances budget resolution Dems launch "no confidence" resolution against Trump House Democrats offer to set agenda for Trump-Putin meeting MORE (Texas) tried to intervene on his behalf. (more...)
Caitlyn Jenner joins celebs mulling run for USA political office Caitlyn Jenner joins celebs mulling run for USA political office
- July 20, 2017

Can I do a better job from the outside? As a "person of faith", Caitlyn said she had to look back on her life and say, "Why did God do this to me?" Kind of working the perimeter of the political scene, being open to talking to anybody? Or are you better off from the inside? Caitlyn Jenner's transition has already helped to place the conversation about transgender equality into the zeitgeist. (more...)
British premier calls for strength, unity amid growing rift in Cabinet British premier calls for strength, unity amid growing rift in Cabinet
- July 20, 2017

Walker said: "There are a few outliers, but the vast majority of members of parliament wish to see Theresa May continue as prime minister and get on with the job and are hoping that secretaries of state who have important jobs to do focus on their jobs, and not talking to you journalists". (more...)
Deficit reduction tops NAFTA priorities list Deficit reduction tops NAFTA priorities list
- July 19, 2017

Both Mexico and the United States face important elections in 2018 which could complicate the NAFTA revamp, and Guajardo has said it would be in the interests of both nations to wrap up the three-way talks by the end of this year. The summary explicitly states that a USA goal will be reducing the trade deficit with Mexico and China, but business groups and free-trade Republicans mostly breathed tentative sighs of relief . (more...)
Wonder Woman 2 To Be Announced At Comic-Con Wonder Woman 2 To Be Announced At Comic-Con
- July 19, 2017

After numerous failed attempts to get a reboot on track, it was only when Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot picked up the slack several years late did we get the film version we deserved. Aquaman hits theaters December 21, 2018 . While DC Films and WB haven't officially vacated the July 27, 2018 date, with no other films now in active production it's doubtful they'll have a release ready in time. (more...)
Now That The GOP Can Replace ObamaCare, It's Suddenly Got Cold Feet Now That The GOP Can Replace ObamaCare, It's Suddenly Got Cold Feet
- July 19, 2017

Only three defections would kill it - and today, Shelley Moore said no (she says she "did not come to Washington to hurt people"), Collins said no, Murkowski said no, and Rob Portman strongly hinted a no. Republicans, however, haven't given up on rolling back the health-care reform law that allowed at least 20 million people to gain health insurance. (more...)
Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball is Summer League MVP Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball is Summer League MVP
- July 19, 2017

In his third game of the summer, Ball showed Las Vegas that he was ready for the big time as he shot 54.5% from the field. Ball appeared in six of the Lakers' eight games during the summer, missing the title game due to calf tightness that knocked him from Sunday night's semifinal game. (more...)
Froome remains in yellow jersey and on his toes
- July 18, 2017

Froome could hardly believe he won back so much time on a stage that, on paper, didn't seem set up to pose such difficulties for Aru. It was panic stations. In particular, "finishes in the Rhone Valley often end up with bunched sprints", according to race general director Christian Prudhomme , per the Tour's official website . (more...)
Oscar Winner Martin Landau Passes Away at 89 Oscar Winner Martin Landau Passes Away at 89
- July 18, 2017

Landau died of "unexpected complications" on Saturday during a brief spell in a Los Angeles hospital, his publicist Dick Guttman said . At the age of 22, Landau left the press to pursue acting. He even received the best supporting actor nomination for his performance. Hand's character, billed as "The World's Greatest Impersonator", also pinned Landau as a master of disguise in the eyes of casting directors, who saw him suited to play a variety of roles, notes the The New York Times . (more...)
Suspect sketch released for Delphi teen murders Suspect sketch released for Delphi teen murders
- July 18, 2017

Police have not had any luck making an arrest. Authorities in IN released new information Monday on a suspect in the murders of two teenage girls who went for a hike in February . They were found near a trail about a half-mile away near their hometown of Delphi, with 2,800 residents 65 miles northwest of Indianapolis. The suspect has been described as 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-10, weighing between 180-220 pounds with reddish brown hair. (more...)
Joe Biden writing book about his son's death Joe Biden writing book about his son's death
- July 18, 2017

Biden has previously said he regrets not running for president, as he believes he could have won. "I still count myself lucky". The 34th edition of Miami Book Fair International, returning November 12-19 to Miami Dade College's Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami, will also feature appearances from punk poet Patti Smith , Miami author Edwidge Danticat and Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson. (more...)
Antonio Conte Chelsea contract talks stall after tough summer in transfer market Antonio Conte Chelsea contract talks stall after tough summer in transfer market
- July 17, 2017

The Germany worldwide defender was coveted by Antonio Conte before he even took charge of his Blues match, but he had to wait 12 months to finally get his hands on the Roma defender. "I can't say anything because I have not played in the Premier League", he added. Now the work starts for all of us together to progress'. Aspiring Chelsea midfielders can have few better role models than Makelele, now assistant coach at Swansea but formerly victor of two league titles and three major cups ... (more...)
Evacuation Order Issued For Williams Lake Evacuation Order Issued For Williams Lake
- July 17, 2017

The evacuation comes after the fire at White Lake jumped the Fraser River at the Rudy Johnson Bridge Saturday afternoon. Television showed a long line of traffic heading slowly south on Hwy. "Anyone who comes to Kamloops will be supported", he said. "We are also grateful when others assist us, like they did previous year with the Burns Bog fire". (more...)
Sanchez must be left alone to decide future - Mertesacker Sanchez must be left alone to decide future - Mertesacker
- July 17, 2017

I have to wait to know what they want. The Gunners will have to make do without Champions League football next season after they finished fifth in the Premier League table last term. Some Arsenal fans have taken heart from the fact that Sanchez is so respectful to his current club. You can not find those everywhere. He has one more year here and then he makes his mind up. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 To Be Announced Later August, Launch September
- July 17, 2017

Having learnt a costly lesson from infamous Galaxy Note 7 in 2016, Samsung is said to have left no stone unturned to make its successor make a grand entry and also restore fans' faith on the company's image. This arrangement seems to be similar to the one we have seen on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 +. One of the leaked images shows the rear of the smartphone that reveals the presence of a dual rear camera setup with two sensors placed vertically. (more...)
Park goes on attack at US Women's Open Park goes on attack at US Women's Open
- July 17, 2017

Park, Choi and Feng did battle throughout the final round, but it was Park who held her nerve over the closing holes. "Well, it would be nice if I could get the money, but I think my primary goal was to come here and compete", Choi said. Third-round leader Patrick Rodgers shot 70 to finish second. "I was trying so hard to make putts", Feng said. Wesley Bryan (64) and Rick Lamb (66) tied for third at 16 under. (more...)
Windy Forecast For Cariboo Wildfires Windy Forecast For Cariboo Wildfires
- July 16, 2017

That's bad news for fire crews, as the winds could cause fires to spread farther. An evacuation order was issued Friday night for Loon Lake, and evacuation alerts were issued for Tatla Lake, Big Creek and the village of Clinton, all in the southern Cariboo region. (more...)
Tom Holland & Zendaya Are Dating Tom Holland & Zendaya Are Dating
- July 16, 2017

Shortly before the July 7 premiere of their film, Holland, 21, opened up to PEOPLE about how Zendaya , 20, has helped him navigate the spotlight. "She's so great and wonderful", Holland said of his costar. Are Zendaya Coleman and Tom Holland really dating? Kirsten Dunst and Tobey Maguire embarked on a relationship while shooting "Spider-Man" in 2002, but had split before filming the third installment in 2007. (more...)
The Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest
- July 16, 2017

It has outperformed by 5.98% the S&P500. First Republic Investment Management Inc increased Occidental Pete Corp Del ( OXY ) stake by 1.28% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY ) jumped 0.37 percent and ended the day at $59.16. 151,309 are held by Sanctuary Wealth Advisors Ltd. Cohen Klingenstein Limited Co invested in 184,400 shares or 0.7% of the stock. (more...)
Iranian victor of mathematics Fields Medal dies Iranian victor of mathematics Fields Medal dies
- July 16, 2017

But also a daughter, a mother and a wife", he added in a subsequent post . The 40-year-old was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, which had spread to her bone marrow . I will be happy if it encourages young female scientists and mathematicians", Mirzakhani said at the time. Stanford says her work involved the geometric and dynamic complexities of curved surfaces such as spheres and doughnut shapes. (more...)
Sneak peek at Disney's 'Star Wars' galaxy not so far away Sneak peek at Disney's 'Star Wars' galaxy not so far away
- July 16, 2017

On Thursday night (13 July) at the D23 Expo in Anaheim , Florida , company bosses unveiled what has been described as "the most ambitious land" that Disney has ever worked on. "I mean, even the way you choose enter this part of the park will have an impact on your adventure". And because now (in the Star Wars universe, anyway) basically everyone uses light speed to barrel around the galaxy, this spaceport isn't quite as popular or well-known as it once was. (more...)
Turkey commemorates the July 15 Gülenist coup attempt Turkey commemorates the July 15 Gülenist coup attempt
- July 15, 2017

Gulen, who leads the Hizmet Movement, also known as the Gulenist movement, in Turkey , denied the allegations that he intends to flee the U.S. Mr Erdogan told the BBC . "We are relaxed", added the Turkish President, noting that Turkey "is able to stand on two feet". "Raising these cases will send a strong and important message that the United States remains deeply committed to safeguarding human rights and the rule of law across the globe". (more...)
JPMorgan Chase Announces 13% Increase In Second-Quarter Bottom Line JPMorgan Chase Announces 13% Increase In Second-Quarter Bottom Line
- July 15, 2017

Its down 0.16, from 1.09 in 2016Q3. Willingdon Wealth holds 0.79% or 19,436 shares. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, July 6 with "Neutral". The dividend will be $0.500 per share for the quarter which comes to $2.00 on an annualized basis. Van Cleef Asset Managementinc stated it has 0.68% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (more...)
Out-of-form McIlroy misses the cut at Scottish Open Out-of-form McIlroy misses the cut at Scottish Open
- July 15, 2017

Stenson, now ranked seventh in the world, missed the cut at the recent US Open but bounced back to form a week later in Munich, finishing 10th in the defence of his BMW International Open title. Noren, who turned 35 on Wednesday, tees up in the first round sitting in ninth place in the world rankings having captured a ninth Tour title in May courtesy of a sizzling final day and equal career low round of 62 that saw him win the BMW PGA Championship. (more...)
Beyonce Debuts First Photo of Twins Rumi and Sir Carter Beyonce Debuts First Photo of Twins Rumi and Sir Carter
- July 15, 2017

Beyoncé might consider a donation to some baby cause in the name of her pair. The sex of the two new additions to the Carter family is still unknown, however as long as they are happy and healthy (and we sure they are with Bey and Jay as parents!), that's all that matters. (more...)
Only Saif Ali Khan can pull off 'quirky' with so much swag Only Saif Ali Khan can pull off 'quirky' with so much swag
- July 15, 2017

Verma is set to take movie-goers on another roller-coaster ride with his directorial debut. Rohit Khattar and Ashi Dua are producing the movie under the production banner Cinestaan Film Company Pvt. It's a cross section of Mumbai with underworld goons, doomed bankers and idealistic lovers all mixed together in this karmic tale about love, crime and living a lifetime in one night! Shashwat Sachdev composed the music for Kaalakaandi . (more...)
Sinkhole swallows 2 homes, boat in Pasco County Sinkhole swallows 2 homes, boat in Pasco County
- July 15, 2017

Video shows the home collapsing into the hole. Pasco Fire Rescue, Emergency Management, county building inspectors and Duke Energy crews are responding. He told reporters that geologists from the state Department of Environmental Protection have verified that the current sinkhole is active and progressing, and have asked people to maintain a 200- to 300-foot perimeter. (more...)
Russian Federation sanctions bill stalled in House amid pushback from Trump Russian Federation sanctions bill stalled in House amid pushback from Trump
- July 15, 2017

Russian Federation has repeatedly denied interference in the U.S. presidential election and has called such allegations absurd. Politico reported Monday that House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-Calif.) is frustrated with GOP leadership stalling and may introduce his own sanctions legislation to get the ball rolling. (more...)
U.S. grants visas to Afghan robotics team following public outcry U.S. grants visas to Afghan robotics team following public outcry
- July 14, 2017

The teenagers were denied access to the US under the president's executive order on travel after making multiple trips to their country's capital depsite the dangers of the war-torn region. The team will attend the FIRST Global Challenge , an annual robotics competition in Washington D.C. The competition brings together worldwide students and sheds light on global challenges as well as the importance of STEM education. (more...)