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Watch As John McCain Saves Thousands of American Lives
- July 30, 2017

Republican senators formed the last-ditch effort, called the Health Care Freedom Act , after earlier votes on the Senate's healthcare plans failed. Ahead of the vote, many Republican senators admitted that the measure was not good policy, but, in a highly unusual situation, said they were voting for it simply to advance the process and set up a negotiation with the House on a new bill, the report said. (more...)
Colombian President Rejects 'Spurious' Legislative Vote in Venezuela Colombian President Rejects 'Spurious' Legislative Vote in Venezuela
- July 29, 2017

Pressure on state employees is higher than ever, according to interviews with two dozen workers at institutions ranging from state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) to the Caracas subway, as well as text messages, internal statements, and videos seen by Reuters . (more...)
Statement on Health Care Victory Led by Everyday People Statement on Health Care Victory Led by Everyday People
- July 29, 2017

But they've said one leading idea is to eliminate tax penalties on people not buying coverage, effectively ending that requirement. Schumer called that approach "sabotage", and said he hopes Republicans in the House and Senate "will turn a deaf ear on that". (more...)
Reince Priebus out as Trump's White House chief of staff Reince Priebus out as Trump's White House chief of staff
- July 29, 2017

In a separate tweet , the President thanked Priebus for his service. Sanders said Priebus was loyal in his dedication to the President. Grateful to Reince for his friendship and service to America. In a statement, Sen. "I would just from that one interview but keep in mind I'm from Alabama", Brooks said. With the 2018 elections looming, Kelly said the USA has been offering assistance to state election officials to bolster their defenses. (more...)
Senate Poised to Pass 'Skinny Repeal' Bill That May Become Law Senate Poised to Pass 'Skinny Repeal' Bill That May Become Law
- July 28, 2017

Before it voted down the House version of the bill , President Donald Trump had urged senators to pass a bill - without indicating which one he supported. "As I said over and over again, Obamacare was hardly flawless", Schumer said. As the Senate races toward a pivotal vote on still-developing legislation to overhaul former President Barack Obama's health care law, the measure earned a proper name: the "Free to Choose" plan, instead of a " skinny repeal ", and became even ... (more...)
Senate health care options Senate health care options
- July 28, 2017

Standing in front of families who he said had been hurt by the law popularly known as Obamacare, Trump said, "So far, Senate Republicans have not done their job in ending the Obamacare nightmare". We know the Republicans are not going to take a final vote on the underlying House bill, which is still the pending legislation. If all goes according to plan, and I use the word "plan" loosely, that vote should happen by the end of the week. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi 5X smartphone with MIUI 9 launched in China Xiaomi Mi 5X smartphone with MIUI 9 launched in China
- July 27, 2017

The list of devices that are getting the MIUI 9 update can be found on this list . Xiaomi started the event by discussing the MIUI numbers. The Mi AI speaker costs 299 yuan ($44) less than the $349 for Apple's HomePod and $179.99 for the Amazon Echo . (more...)
Zidane suffers his worst loss as manager of Real Madrid Zidane suffers his worst loss as manager of Real Madrid
- July 27, 2017

When Manchester City hit the field for warmups, the same crowd erupted into a heavy round of jeers. Meanwhile, Guardiola has heaped praise on Kevin De Bruyne after the Belgium international's virtuoso display against Los Blancos in Los Angeles . (more...)
Justine Damond shooting: Minneapolis police chief resigns Justine Damond shooting: Minneapolis police chief resigns
- July 24, 2017

He lambasted media reports and "fake news peddlers on Facebook" that called Noor "Somali killer cop " and said former U.S. Rep Michele Bachmann was "talking trash" when she insinuated in a speech last week that Noor may have shot Damond for "cultural" reasons. (more...)
Protests erupt at Minneapolis mayor's press conference announcing police chief resignation Protests erupt at Minneapolis mayor's press conference announcing police chief resignation
- July 24, 2017

The most recent was the July 15 killing of Justine Damond , who was shot by a police officer who had responded to her 911 calls a woman possibly being raped in an alley near her home. Protesters marched through the city afterward. But minutes into the speech, a man in the crowd shouted over Hodges and called for her resignation. Justine Damond's death has largely been cloaked in mystery since the 40-year-old was fatally shot , with officials only gradually releasing some details. (more...)
Anti-Maduro strike shuts down Venezuela Anti-Maduro strike shuts down Venezuela
- July 21, 2017

Facing a crisis in Venezuela, US President Donald Trump has threatened to inflict "swift and strong" economic sanctions unless President Nicolas Maduro backs away from a plan to rewrite that nation's constitution. "It doesn't matter losing a day's work if we're losing the country", said one striker, a 34-year-old owner of a small Caracas construction firm who only gave his first name, Omar. (more...)
How cross voting by 116 legislators helped President-elect Ram Nath Kovind How cross voting by 116 legislators helped President-elect Ram Nath Kovind
- July 21, 2017

BJP President Amit Shah too congratulated Ram Nath Kovind on his twitter account and dubbed his victory "truly historic". "I thank members of the electoral college ", Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted. Kumar was able to get only 225 MPs to vote for her. Surjewala said Kovind had got 65.66 per cent votes against the claims of BJP leaders that their candidate would get 70 per cent. (more...)
Heat wave through Saturday, storms Saturday night Heat wave through Saturday, storms Saturday night
- July 21, 2017

Another summer-like night looks in store for the mountains so keep that in mind for any evening plans. Afternoon highs Tuesday will be in the low 90s for D.C. Models indicate that an area of low pressure will develop along the Carolina coast and push towards the region over the weekend . A stray shower can not be ruled out for the afternoon hours on Saturday . (more...)
Jada Pinkett Smith Hilariously Reveals She Just Learned About Groupon Jada Pinkett Smith Hilariously Reveals She Just Learned About Groupon
- July 21, 2017

All the women are amusing, but this is Haddish's movie, and it will make her a star. "My life went in a whole other direction". Together, the women call themselves the Flossy Posse, and reunite for Ryan's trip to New Orleans to promote her book alongside her picture-perfect husband, Stewart (Mike Colter-Luke Cage himself!), at the Essence Festival . (more...)
Q2 Weather: Our pattern of hot days and evening storms continues Q2 Weather: Our pattern of hot days and evening storms continues
- July 21, 2017

Otherwise, heat indices will be in the triple digits. Saturday will bring a 30 percent chance of rain, but temperatures will remain in the upper-90s. We'll have a daily chance for widely scattered t-storms through the weekend . We're splitting hairs trying to micromanage subtle temperature differences this morning, but I'd plan on today being the hottest of the year thus far. (more...)
Bay Area teams aid fight against Detwiler Fire near Yosemite National Park Bay Area teams aid fight against Detwiler Fire near Yosemite National Park
- July 20, 2017

By around 5 p.m. crews began to cancel incoming units and aircraft as progress was made. A fast-growing California wildfire has forced about 5,000 residents from their homes and almost doubled in size as about four dozen major blazes scorch the U.S. (more...)
Trump kicks off first meeting of panel on voter fraud Trump kicks off first meeting of panel on voter fraud
- July 20, 2017

As evidence, the suit points to Trump's repeated unsubstantiated claims that millions of illegal immigrants voted in the 2016 election. President Trump then took the podium to address the first meeting of the commission. "We have serious concerns that Mr. Kobach's goal in gathering state voter rolls is to conduct a data-matching project that matches each state voter list with other federal databases, in an attempt to discover and then potentially purge purported 'fraudulent ... (more...)
Trump administration releases NAFTA renegotiation principles: Read them here Trump administration releases NAFTA renegotiation principles: Read them here
- July 19, 2017

While U.S. law required the administration to disclose its negotiation objectives, there is no similar requirement in Canada and no desire to reveal what changes the Trudeau government might be willing to accept. With China's integration into the World Trade Organization in 2001, demand and competition in the automotive industry has been much more hard, and Asian technological development is not a small competitor. (more...)
Venkaiah Naidu happy with Mulayam's support Venkaiah Naidu happy with Mulayam's support
- July 19, 2017

While his aggressive and garrulous persona is well known, many don't know that Naidu lost his mother when he was one-year-old. With numbers on the NDA side in the two Houses of parliament, Naidu is set to become the second BJP leader after Bhairon Singh Sekhawat to become VP. (more...)
Insurers call Senate health care provision 'unworkable' Insurers call Senate health care provision 'unworkable'
- July 19, 2017

Flake, who is up for re-election next year and considered politically vulnerable, has mainly avoided public comment on repealing former President Barack Obama's health care law in recent weeks. If the Republican Party were to start working for the entire country, rich and poor, toward an affordable health insurance bill, insurance companies would return in droves.Obamacare successfully covered those previously unable to afford health insurance while keeping the brakes on medical cost and ... (more...)