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Author: 0 Women are paying more attention to politics with Trump in charge

The GOP majority in the House and Senate is large enough to pass the legislation, but as is now obvious, there aren't enough Republican members prepared to back their party's regressive and unpopular bill. "So I think it makes it more perilous". The House Budget Committee released its fiscal 2018 budget resolution Tuesday with reconciliation instructions for a deficit neutral tax overhaul and $203 billion in mandatory savings.

People Sean Spicer: Trump Didn't Want Me To Leave
Author: 0 Sean Spicer: Trump Didn't Want Me To Leave

The White House released official announcements about Sean Spicer , Anthony Scaramucci and Sarah Huckabee Sanders Friday evening. Spicer tendered his resignation Friday morning, after Trump officially hired Scaramucci - a wealthy financier from NY - as communications director .

People Trump to help commission USS Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion warship
Author: 0 Trump to help commission USS Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion warship

Her predecessor, CVN 65, the longest naval vessel ever built (and the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier), was decommissioned February 3, 2017, after over 55 years of service. Ford became president after Richard Nixon stepped down amid the Watergate scandal in 1977. The new technology and warfighting capabilities that Ford brings will transform naval warfare, making us a more lethal Navy.

People Sean Spicer show ends in protest over hire
Author: 0 Sean Spicer show ends in protest over hire

Spicer has been serving a dual role as press secretary and communications director since Dubke left. Spicer had expected any new communication director would report to him. Priebus and Bannon opposed Scaramucci hiring . A Wall Street personal, Scaramucci said he is an incrementalist. Scaramucci said to laughter, referring to the president.

Author: 0 President Trump looks into pardoning himself, his family and aides

Russian diplomats are known to sometimes relay inaccurate information in case it's intercepted, but USA officials say Kislyak is usually accurate. Next week, Trump's eldest son, his son-in-law and White House adviser, and a former campaign chairman are to appear before Senate committees investigating Russian meddling.

People Salmonella outbreak linked to Yellow Maradol Papayas, One dead in NYC
Author: 0 Salmonella outbreak linked to Yellow Maradol Papayas, One dead in NYC

Twelve people in New Jersey and 13 people in NY have been infected, officials say - more than any other states affected by the outbreak, which has also hit 10 other states, including Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Maryland. Salmonella can infect anyone - but young children, older adults and people with weakened immune systems are the most likely to have severe infections.

Author: 0 GOP health bill: Another 22 million could lose insurance

The top Republican added that while it is "pretty obvious we have had some difficulty in getting 50 votes to proceed", he intends to "vote on the motion to proceed next week". The last ditch effort comes only a day after Republicans attempted to force a vote on a straight repeal of Obamacare - an effort which failed when 3 Republicans came out against the effort.

People Egypt sentences 28 to death over top prosecutor killing
Author: 0 Egypt sentences 28 to death over top prosecutor killing

Prosecutor-general Hisham Barakat was killed in a vehicle bomb attack on his convoy in eastern Cairo in June 2015. Two militants were killed on Friday in a shootout with police in the Egyptian province of Fayyoum. Sixty-seven people were charged in connection with the assassination, with the general prosecution accusing defendants - who it says are members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group - of conspiring with members of Gaza's Hamas to kill the top prosecutor.

People Assessing the stock market for: Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP)
Author: 0 Assessing the stock market for: Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP)

The institutional investor owned 1,221,939 shares of the railroad operator's stock after buying an additional 815 shares during the period. Finally, Independent Advisor Alliance bought a new position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at about $187,000.

People Trump Sets New Low for Second-Quarter Job Approval
Author: 0 Trump Sets New Low for Second-Quarter Job Approval

In his second quarter, he has garnered only 8% approval from Democrats when compared to 34% of Independents and 85% of Republicans. Trump's average approval rating for his second quarter in office, 38.8%, is more than five percentage points lower than the next closest president, Bill Clinton at 44%.

Author: 0 CBO: Newest GOP Obamacare repeal bill causes 32m more uninsured, doubles premiums

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell addressed reporters after the lunch to announce that next week the Senate will be voting on a motion to proceed on the legislation. Yet regardless of how the Senate decides to move forward with repealing the ACA, any plan that would repeal major pieces of the healthcare law without an immediate replacement appears doomed to fail.

Author: 0 CBO: Out-of-pocket health costs would skyrocket under revised BCRA

The retention of some Affordable Care Act taxes that the previous version of the bill would have eliminated, the CBO notes, is the main reason why this new version of the BCRA is estimated to result in larger savings. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), which would allow insurers to sell minimal plans with limited benefits and lower premiums. Many health experts have warned it would destabilize the market, though.

People German runaway girl who converted to Islam found in Iraq
Author: 0 German runaway girl who converted to Islam found in Iraq

Like Fatima, hundreds of women at refugee camps look around with hopeless eyes, these women live day after day not knowing what the future holds or if they have one. She started to cover her hair and wear long gowns before she disappeared from her family's home. The woman, believed to be in her thirties, was arrested on July 9 along with her two sons and two daughters in a basement in Mosul's Old City, according to the Iraqi intelligence officials.

Author: 0 Police 'ready for any situation' amid huge Muslim protests in Jerusalem

An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma'an that a Palestinian attempted to stab Israeli soldiers at an Israeli military checkpoint near Tuqu, adding that soldiers shot and killed the man. In a Facebook post on Friday, Omar al-Abed said he was avenging what he called Israel's "desecration" of a Jerusalem shrine. "I love life and I love to make others happy, but what is my life when women and children are being murdered and when our Al-Aqsa (Mosque) is being stained?" In the report released ...

People Cross-voting for Kovind hints at rift in Goa Cong
Author: 0 Cross-voting for Kovind hints at rift in Goa Cong

The present strength of the state legislative assembly is 38 as Vishwajit Rane (former Congress MLA) and BJP's Sidharth Kuncalienkar have resigned as members of the state legislative assembly. Meira kumar, the UPA candidate, was to get 87 votes from Maharashtra from the Opposition parties but got only 77 votes, giving rise to speculation that the Congress and NCP lost around eight to 10 votes.

Author: 0 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM)

Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg now has $180.83B valuation. The stock declined 0.48% or $0.17 reaching $36.22 on the news. Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE: TSM ) has risen 51.40% since July 20, 2016 and is uptrending. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Overweight" on Friday, February 12. On Wednesday, December 14 the stock rating was initiated by Atlantic Securities with "Neutral".

People Sunanda Pushkar death case: Court orders de-sealing of hotel suite
Author: 0 Sunanda Pushkar death case: Court orders de-sealing of hotel suite

However, in a setback to the Delhi Police, the court has now directed the room to be de-sealed. "The court is of the considered view that suite number 345 of Hotel Leela be de-sealed within four weeks from today". "In the name of investigation the suite of Hotel Leela Palace can not be locked further." the court said. The hotel told the court they would allow investigators to take things from the room whatever they want as evidence.

People Russian ambassador proves Sessions lied about topics at meeting Sessions concealed
Author: 0 Russian ambassador proves Sessions lied about topics at meeting Sessions concealed

Kislyak's telephone conversations had been intercepted by USA intelligence agencies, the Post reported , and the evidence flew in the face of early assertions by Sessions that he did not meet with any Russians during the campaign. Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher, reporting from Washington , DC, said Sessions was now challenged having already denied having discussions with Russians about the Trump campaign, at his confirmation hearing in the Senate.