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Here's what's reportedly in Republicans' new health-care bill Here's what's reportedly in Republicans' new health-care bill
- July 14, 2017

Farenthold says he's eager to see Obamacare replaced as soon as possible. Now the Cruz-amended version of the Senate bill would permit insurers to sell - primarily to young and healthy Americans - stripped-down health insurance plans that don't meet coverage requirements established by former President Barack Obama's health care law, also known as Obamacare. (more...)
'Astounding' second-chance cancer drug heading for FDA approval 'Astounding' second-chance cancer drug heading for FDA approval
- July 14, 2017

The protocol involves removing a patient's white blood cells called T-cells, genetically modifying them, then infusing the newly transformed cells back into the patient's body following chemotherapy. Gwen Nichols, chief medical officer at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. First, a process specific to each patient is conducted where millions of immune system T-cells are removed and frozen at an approved medical center. (more...)
Almost 600 wildfires burning across BC Almost 600 wildfires burning across BC
- July 13, 2017

She initially went to 100 Mile House to stay with her parents, but had to leave Sunday when that town was evacuated, too. He confirmed Tuesday that one of the region's top tourist stops, historic Lee's Corner store and cabins, was burned to the ground by a wildfire last Friday. (more...)
Australia thrash India by 8 wickets Australia thrash India by 8 wickets
- July 13, 2017

Australia skipper Meg Lanning believes her players will rise above the pressure, ahead of Wednesday's crunch Cricket World Cup clash with India at Bristol . It is a view shared by Sudha Shah, who has played 59 Tests for India . On the other side, the Indian team had a disappointing start they lose Smriti Mandhana for three, her ball caught by the wicket keeper behind the stumps. (more...)
Trump's Pick To Lead FBI Tells Congress He'll Be Independent Of Trump Trump's Pick To Lead FBI Tells Congress He'll Be Independent Of Trump
- July 13, 2017

Leahy also asked Wray how he'd respond if the President asked him to do something unethical or unlawful. Christopher Wray , the former high-ranking Justice Department official whom Mr Trump nominated last month, also told senators at his confirmation hearing that he would never let politics get in the way of the bureau's mission. (more...)
Andy Murray corrects reporter who overlooked female tennis success Andy Murray corrects reporter who overlooked female tennis success
- July 13, 2017

Muller equaled his best Grand Slam performance by reaching the quarterfinals. This will be his 12th semifinal appearance at Wimbledon . He had not beaten the 12-times grand slam victor since 2013, and had won just twice in 27 matches. He becomes the only active man to do so, becoming the first since Andy Roddick , who last reached that stage when he almost won Wimbledon in 2009. (more...)
Weather improvement for BC wildfires, but crews brace for lightning, wind Weather improvement for BC wildfires, but crews brace for lightning, wind
- July 13, 2017

They believe many evacuees have not yet registered with the Red Cross . "I don't know what's worse - fire, or water - it's a toss-up", Wilsey, 53, said after returning to his home Monday afternoon. vice-president Brian Battison told the Williams Lake Tribune that it was having similar issues at its Gibraltar mine near Williams Lake . Wilsey's home was far enough away that he didn't have to evacuate from the floods. (more...)
Conflict in Mosul has created a 'civilian catastrophe' says Amnesty International Conflict in Mosul has created a 'civilian catastrophe' says Amnesty International
- July 12, 2017

The report also notes that the coalition must publicly acknowledge the human cost of the fighting in Mosul. A senior U.S. commander in Iraq has warned that the war against so-called Islamic State (IS) is not over, despite a "historic" victory in Mosul. (more...)
U.S. to Increase Pressure on China to Enforce Sanctions Against North Korea U.S. to Increase Pressure on China to Enforce Sanctions Against North Korea
- July 12, 2017

The Reuters report noted that Trump campaigned for the presidency on a position of cracking down on China for its trade practices, but has softened his tone after taking office, instead placing emphasis on working with China on the issue of North Korea's nuclear weapons development. (more...)
Amarnath attack: Rajnath holds security meet Amarnath attack: Rajnath holds security meet
- July 12, 2017

I have no words to condemn it. Besides, internet services have also been suspended in the region with the BSNL broadband service being the sole service in operation with a certain speed. At least seven Hindu pilgrims have been killed and 19 others wounded after the bus they were traveling in became caught in crossfire in Indian administered Kashmir, police have confirmed. (more...)
Thousands flee wildfires in California, Canada Thousands flee wildfires in California, Canada
- July 11, 2017

Wildfires barreled across the baking la. However that area is still on an evacuation warning, meaning residents should remain ready to leave. "I wasn't confident about the fact that we would be able to get them out in a timely manner", von Tillow said. (more...)
Brock Lesnar beats Samoa Joe to retain the Universal Championship Brock Lesnar beats Samoa Joe to retain the Universal Championship
- July 11, 2017

Wyatt is going to lose and will fall further into obscurity. He kept his title with a low blow, continuing to dominate the division as one of WWE's best heels. Take the power displayed by Strowman against Apollo Crews on the RAW go-home show before the PPV. Then, well, things got weird. Fans have been waiting for Reigns to turn heel and this might just be it because as this is something uncharacteristic for Roman Reigns . (more...)
Canada declares state of emergency as 138 'extraordinary' wildfires spread Canada declares state of emergency as 138 'extraordinary' wildfires spread
- July 11, 2017

Please ensure to have water and food and gather your pets. "Especially after what happened in Fort McMurray, we were very, very scared here on Friday when the power went out". The Schaeffer Fire, which started on June 24 due to lightning, has burned about 15,000 acres in the Sequoia National Forest, the Central Coast Interagency Incident Management Team said on Monday . (more...)
Putin Warns Against 'Losing Cool' On N Korea Putin Warns Against 'Losing Cool' On N Korea
- July 10, 2017

Press TV correspondent Frank Smith reports from the South Korean capital, Seoul. North Korean state media has condemned a U.S. bombing drill on the Korean peninsula, warning that the move could spark a nuclear war. However, Kim Jong-un has presented himself a hothead in the past, especially during the crisis of 2013, so there is a good chance that he will order a general mobilisation of the North Korean military following the very first strike. (more...)
California wildfires: Hundreds evacuated as flames spread California wildfires: Hundreds evacuated as flames spread
- July 10, 2017

Hundreds of people have been ordered to evacuate after searing temperatures led to dozens of blazes in the US West and Southwest. There have been no immediate reports of fire-related deaths. The buildings on the camp's 30 acres of leased US Forest Service property were saved, Lopez said in a statement. About 60 miles southeast, between 150 to 200 homes were issued evacuation orders due to another blaze, DePinto said. (more...)
McCain predicted that Republican health care bill likely dead McCain predicted that Republican health care bill likely dead
- July 10, 2017

CASSIDY: If you're only talking about the draft plan, clearly it's not going to pass. Perhaps the healing power of Ted Cruz' suggested compromise on ObamaCare repeal was a bit oversold . North Carolina could be one of the worst hit states with people, including thousands of veterans, losing health coverage and access to Medicaid , according to a new analysis done by the Center for American Progress. (more...)
Much Ado About North Korea Much Ado About North Korea
- July 10, 2017

The Pentagon was ready to provide the White House with military options for responding to North Korea , if necessary, but for now, the us was focused on a diplomatic response, Mattis said . Liu's remarks are not the only sign that China is losing its patience with the North Korean regime. "The U.S. -Japan alliance and the relationship between our militaries are stronger than they have ever been", said Lt. (more...)
National Basketball Association players react to the Clippers' Chris Paul trade National Basketball Association players react to the Clippers' Chris Paul trade
- July 09, 2017

Some members of the Clippers posted their farewells to Paul. Now each party involved can feel whole. That pick comes with some lottery protections of Nos. Houston are confident the acquisition of Chris Paul alongside James Harden will help the Rockets compete with National Basketball Association juggernaut the Golden State Warriors . (more...)
Majestic Lonzo Ball Los Angeles Lakers Gray 2017 NBA Draft Pick T-Shirt Majestic Lonzo Ball Los Angeles Lakers Gray 2017 NBA Draft Pick T-Shirt
- July 09, 2017

The Los Angeles Lakers are once again in action this evening, as they take on the Boston Celtics in a Las Vegas Summer League showdown. Just like in his summer-league debut on Friday against the Clippers, however, Ball offered promising signs in nearly everything else in his game with a triple double . (more...)
Burhan Wani death anniversary: Army reviews security situation in Kashmir Valley Burhan Wani death anniversary: Army reviews security situation in Kashmir Valley
- July 09, 2017

Wani's killing set off months of protests and deadly clashes across the region, during which at least 90 people were killed and thousands injured. In occupied Kashmir , complete shutdown is being observed on Saturday to commemorate the first martyrdom anniversary of popular youth freedom fighter, Burhan Muzaffar Wani. (more...)