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Author: 0 McCain, battling cancer, returns to Senate for critical health care vote

McCain made worldwide headlines after his pivotal no vote on the so-called skinny repeal of Obamacare sunk the measure for good. "Stop listening to the bombastic loudmouths on the radio and television and the internet". John McCain is a Republican politician, one who has voted with his party roughly 87 percent of the time since he entered the Senate. The Arizona senator has emerged as one of the president's most outspoken GOP critics on Capitol Hill.

People Three Gujarat Congress MLAs join BJP, one named RS candidate
Author: 0 Three Gujarat Congress MLAs join BJP, one named RS candidate

He may be given the crucial portfolios of Home or Defense. Vaghela, who was keen to be nominated as the party's chief ministerial nominee in the Assembly election, announced his resignation from the party on the occasion of his birthday. Ahmed Patel can bank upon the votes of three MLAs - two of NCP and one of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar-led JD (U). As per PTI report, Prasad on senior leader Shankarsinh Vaghela resigning from the Congress said,"A senior leader like Shankersinh ...

People Protests near London over death of black man after police chase
Author: 0 Protests near London over death of black man after police chase

A furious mob has lit bonfires and hurled petrol bombs at officers in Dalston, east London , after a protest over the death of a black father "who was wrestled to the ground by police" turned violent. However, with violence seemingly being problematic for the police, the Hackney division tweeted: "Officers have been subjected to abuse and violence".

People Sen. Graham Pushes Bill To Prevent Trump From Firing Mueller
Author: 0 Sen. Graham Pushes Bill To Prevent Trump From Firing Mueller

Lindsey Graham of SC is working on legislation that would block the firing of special counsels without judicial review, according to the Associated Press . He said he is now working on the bill and does not yet know when it will be finalized. Trump also has alleged that Sessions has taken a "VERY weak" position on investigating former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and leaks from the intelligence community.

Author: 0 Moscow limits U.S. diplomatic missions staff to 455

Russian Federation responded to proposed USA sanctions for its suspected meddling in the 2016 election on Friday, by seizing two US diplomatic properties in the country and ordering that the USA downsize its diplomatic staff in the country.

Author: 0 Russian Federation retaliates over U.S. sanctions

Trump has given no firm indication about whether he will sign the bipartisan measure. The Senate passed the bill, 98-2, two days after the House of Representatives pushed the measure through by an overwhelming margin, 419-3. "The new bill is basically about the relations between House of Representatives, the USA president and the trans-Atlantic relations, in the sense, relations between the U.S.

People Valley scouts react to Trump speech at Jamboree
Author: 0 Valley scouts react to Trump speech at Jamboree

Just when you thought he couldn't go any lower, he makes an appearance in front of a gathering of the Boy Scouts of America . Despite his question to himself, Donald Trump continued to fill his National Scout Jamboree speech with more political rhetoric.

People Indrani Mukerjea killed Sheena Bora, driver Shyamwar Rai tells Mumbai Court
Author: 0 Indrani Mukerjea killed Sheena Bora, driver Shyamwar Rai tells Mumbai Court

Rai stuck to his statement given to the CBI during the investigation, as well as the one made before a magistrate, that on April 24, 2012, Indrani and her former husband Sanjeev Khanna picked Sheena up from outside Bandra's National College, strangulated her in the vehicle, which Rai was driving, and later disposed of her body in a village near Khopoli.

People Israel's Netanyahu threatens to shut Al-Jazeera Jerusalem office
Author: 0 Israel's Netanyahu threatens to shut Al-Jazeera Jerusalem office

Amnesty International alleged Israeli security forces fired "stun grenades, tear gas and sponge-tipped bullets into a peaceful crowd" at an entrance to the compound. After intensive global diplomacy, Israel removed the metal detectors on Tuesday. "The metal detectors and cameras that were put into place outside the Temple Mount after the terror attack on the Temple Mount when two officers were murdered have been removed", the police spokesman's office confirmed in a statement.

People North Korea fired missile Japanese and USA officials say
Author: 0 North Korea fired missile Japanese and USA officials say

The European Union lashed North Korea for posing "a serious threat to global peace and security" after Pyongyang carried out another missile launch on Friday. North Korea usually conducts its missile and underground nuclear tests in the morning. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Joseph Dunford and Commander of the U.S.

People OH fair tragedy highlights Arizona's lack of amusement park ride regulations Loading
Author: 0 OH fair tragedy highlights Arizona's lack of amusement park ride regulations Loading

Amusements of America, the company that provides rides to the Ohio State Fair , describes the Fire Ball as an "aggressive thrill ride". An 18-year-old man from Columbus died as a result of the incident . The DCA told NJ Advance Media in an email that it planned to "continue our regular protocol for inspections", but would not say whether any other amusement rides at sites throughout the state were now under scrutiny and if there were plans to shut down any others.

People IIM Bill passed by Lok Sabha; here is what you should know
Author: 0 IIM Bill passed by Lok Sabha; here is what you should know

Moving the Bill in the Parliament on Friday, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said , "By giving more autonomy to IIMs, India has taken a historic step and the world will see it". Earlier the autonomy to these institutions had been widely debated during the tenure of the former HRD Minister Smriti Irani. "It is hard to run IIMs from here (Delhi)".

People Ground crew workers strike may affect flights at Pearson, airport says
Author: 0 Ground crew workers strike may affect flights at Pearson, airport says

The striking workers are employed by Swissport and include baggage and cargo handlers, cabin cleaners and other ground crew. "I can tell you our members voted in favour of a strike by 95 per cent". Teamsters Local 419, the union representing the workers, say the company hired 250 temporary workers last May and that they only received three to four days of training, rather than the three to four weeks given to their union counterparts.

People Congress moves to make Mueller fire-proof
Author: 0 Congress moves to make Mueller fire-proof

GOP single-payer amendment fails in Senate MORE (R-S.C.) said Thursday that he is writing a bill that will limit President Trump's ability to fire the special counsel investigating Russian election meddling. Lindsey Graham of SC is working on legislation that would block the firing of special counsels without judicial review, according to the Associated Press .

People The most notable firings and resignations in the Trump White House
Author: 0 The most notable firings and resignations in the Trump White House

He's also endured incalculable loss with the combat death of his son Robert in 2010. John has also done a spectacular job at Homeland Security. General Kelly has been a star. Firing Sessions or special counsel Robert Mueller - a move that has reportedly been considered by Trump and that would effectively end the Russian Federation probe that has been vexing him - could be one step too far even for this president.

People BBCI: Migrant crisis: Italy backs force to police Libya shore
Author: 0 BBCI: Migrant crisis: Italy backs force to police Libya shore

Premier Paolo Gentiloni said Friday that the measure, requested by the Libyan government, represents "a significant contribution to reinforcing Libyan sovereignty". Italy's government on Friday proposed sending military forces to Libyan waters to tackle human smuggling. It would reportedly comprise ships, planes and 700 personnel.

People What's in the US Senate's 'skinny repeal' healthcare bill
Author: 0 What's in the US Senate's 'skinny repeal' healthcare bill

With tax legislation and other priorities waiting in the wings, Republicans are eager to rid themselves of the burden of making good on their many campaign promises to repeal and replace "Obamacare", which has proven far more hard than expected.

People Hamden Police Look For Missing Girl, 12
Author: 0 Hamden Police Look For Missing Girl, 12

She was wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans and white/blue sneakers. Police said Julianna returned home around 11:50 p.m. on Thursday. Julianna told investigators that Rebecca is still in possession of the auto. She further related that she was accompanied by '3 black males, ' " police said Friday morning. "Police issued a Silver Alert for Rebecca Hernandez describing her as 4'11", 130 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes.

People DPS scraps plan to charge crime lab fees after Gov. Abbott's urging
Author: 0 DPS scraps plan to charge crime lab fees after Gov. Abbott's urging

Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced Friday that he was requesting the DPS drop its request to charge fees for services provided by the state's crime labs that had previously been offered at no cost to local agencies. Brown County law enforcement leaders are applauding the change. Manor Police Chief Ryan Phipps said his department had to run an analysis of the past two years of DPS submissions in a matter of days to come up with a number to request.

People Trump Taps John Kelly As New White House Chief Of Staff
Author: 0 Trump Taps John Kelly As New White House Chief Of Staff

Trump spoke briefly with the media on the tarmac, saying "Reince is a good man, John Kelly will do a fantastic job. He has been a true star of my Administration", Trump wrote. But some White House officials said Priebus was forced out on Friday, noting that he presided over the morning senior staff meeting and accompanied the president on Air Force One to a law enforcement event in NY.

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