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Author: 0 Search for Slovak Woman Lost in Ocean off Point Pleasant Suspended

Rescuers search on Sunday, July 30, 2017, for a swimmer reported missing off Smith Point County Park. The friend was able to swim back to shore safely, but the woman did not return. Scott Anderson, Commander of Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay , said in a statement. "It's been happening up and down the Jersey shore. There's tons of riptides all up and down the coast".

People Royals mark 100 years since Battle of Passchendaele began
Author: 0 Royals mark 100 years since Battle of Passchendaele began

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Prince of Wales, Prime Minister Theresa May and Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon will attend events in and around Ypres to commemorate the centenary of a battle which cost tens of thousands of British and Commonwealth lives.

People McCain Votes Against 'Skinny Repeal,' Bill Fails
Author: 0 McCain Votes Against 'Skinny Repeal,' Bill Fails

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Kentucky, had pushed the latest version forward in hopes it would be passed and lead to a conference with the House, which May 4 passed the American Health Care Act to replace the ACA, to hammer out a compromise measure.

Author: 0 Fingers pointed within GOP at health bill crash

The Democrats, led by former Majority Leader Harry Reid, changed the rule in 2013 that forced the nominations of lower court and appeals court judges to garner at least 60 votes, and this year, in order to get Neil Gorsuch through the approval process, current Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) nuked that same rule for Supreme Court justice nominations.

People Russian Federation bans VPNs, anonymous web browsing
Author: 0 Russian Federation bans VPNs, anonymous web browsing

Or at least that's how the Russian government is trying to sell it. Critics and activists, of course, see it as a way for Putin, who is likely to seek reelection next year, to gag any form of political protest or dissent. At the beginning of previous year, China upgraded its Great Firewall and began to crack down on the use of VPNs within the Middle Kingdom. Back in 2014, Putin passed a law that required internet companies to store the data of Russian users on Russia-based servers, a rule ...

People Temperatures to remain around normal today
Author: 0 Temperatures to remain around normal today

Tuesday , scattered rain chances are possible throughout the day. Today: Mostly Cloudy, Showers/Storms (80%). Monday: Sunny, warm. High: Mid-upper 80s. Highs in the mid to upper 80s. Rain chances look to stay low through Thursday . After a rebound into the 90s Sunday and Monday , an approaching cold front will move us back into the 80s for the opening week of August.

People Senate releases 'skinny' ObamaCare repeal bill
Author: 0 Senate releases 'skinny' ObamaCare repeal bill

Answer: In a way, it is the bare minimum that you can roll back the Affordable Care Act , the health care law that's also called Obamacare, and still claim you have repealed it. Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV), a vulnerable moderate from a Medicaid expansion state, has said he would support the repeal of the individual and employer mandate, specifically because it doesn't touch Medicaid.

People Hardware glitch: As deadline for filing IT returns nears, snag hits portal
Author: 0 Hardware glitch: As deadline for filing IT returns nears, snag hits portal

It is only applicable from the next assessment year i.e. 2018-19. On June 10, the top court had ruled that from July 1 onward, every person eligible to obtain Aadhaar card must quote their Aadhaar number or their Aadhaar Enrolment ID number for filing of Income Tax Returns as well as for applications for Permanent Account Number (PAN).

People North Korea's Latest Missile
Author: 0 North Korea's Latest Missile "Could Hit US Mainland"

Davis said the launch did not pose a threat to North America. This is the second time for North Korea to have successfully launched its ICBMs, the first being launched on July 4. As Ellsworth's 37th Bomb Squadron headed to Guam for a six-month deployment, B-1 bombers were flying a show of force mission over the Korean Peninsula.

People Evacuation order issued for village of Clinton
Author: 0 Evacuation order issued for village of Clinton

The Cariboo Regional District announced Saturday that the evacuation alert for 100 Mile House and surrounding communities was rescinded. As of Saturday afternoon, the blaze was 30 per cent contained. "Just given the scale of what's happened out there, you know, the fact that we're having, by all accounts, a historic crisis that's been ongoing over the past few weeks, I think it's good that the prime minister that's coming out to see that first-hand", Skrepnek said.

People Blast near Iraqi embassy in Kabul, gun battle underway
Author: 0 Blast near Iraqi embassy in Kabul, gun battle underway

A gun battle erupted even as civilians were evacuated from the area. At least two explosions rocked the Afghan capital on Monday, leaving an unknown number of casualties, the media said. No group has officially claimed responsibility for that attack, the deadliest in the capital since the United States invasion in 2001. No one has taken responsibility for the attack, though both the Taliban and an Islamic State affiliate have previously carried out such attacks in Kabul .

People Rift in JD(U)? Sharad Yadav hits out at Centre
Author: 0 Rift in JD(U)? Sharad Yadav hits out at Centre

ANI reported Yadav saying, "I don't agree with the decision in Bihar , its unfortunate". Breaking his silence on the JD-U's new tie-up with the BJP in Bihar, senior Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav on Monday described it as "unfortunate" and said he did not agree with the decision taken by JD-U President and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar .

People Mahmoud Abbas released from hospital after 'exhaustion and stress'
Author: 0 Mahmoud Abbas released from hospital after 'exhaustion and stress'

After his release from the hospital, chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said that Abbas' health was very good and he had passed all medical exams. Abbas last Wednesday said he would continue to suspend security coordination with Israel until all security measures recently installed at the holy site were removed - which the country did the following day.

People Trump ready to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill, Moscow retaliates
Author: 0 Trump ready to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill, Moscow retaliates

The bill gives Congress the ability to block Trump from lifting the Russian Federation sanctions and also includes new penalties against Iran and North Korea. warehouse and a recreational compound in Moscow. In addition to the ouster of personnel, the ministry also suspended United States access to a recreation retreat and warehouse in Moscow, effective August 1.

People Senate sends Trump US sanctions against Russia, Iran, North Korea
Author: 0 Senate sends Trump US sanctions against Russia, Iran, North Korea

Moscow said on Friday the USA had until 1 September to reduce its diplomatic staff in Russia to 455 people, matching the number of Russian diplomats left in the United States, after Washington expelled 35 Russians in December. And then Putin stepped in at the last minute and said, we're not going to do anything. "Moreover, the new Bill uses political means to create a dishonest competitive advantage for the USA in the global economy".

Author: 0 Senate Rejects ACA Repeal In Early Morning Vote

Even as the vote approached, numerous Republicans acknowledged that the "skinny bill" was far from ideal, and were voting for it only as a way to move forward toward a conference with the House - which would have kicked off another negotiation.

People 6 arrested as police, Homeland Security carry out Suffolk raids
Author: 0 6 arrested as police, Homeland Security carry out Suffolk raids

In a statement released on Saturday, James P. O'Neill, the NY police commissioner, said suggestions for police officers to use alternative standards for use of force other than what is reasonable and necessary are "irresponsible, unprofessional" and "send a wrong message to law enforcement as well as the public".

People Collins, McCain, Murkowski, allow Senate Republicans to breathe a sigh of relief
Author: 0 Collins, McCain, Murkowski, allow Senate Republicans to breathe a sigh of relief

It's a grim reminder of how low our standards for political courage have sunk that we are legitimately thrilled that Democrats managed to convince three whole members of the other party to. "I do not believe that any new policy decision is appropriate until that study is complete and thoroughly reviewed by the Secretary of Defense, our military leadership, and the Congress", he said in a statement referring to an ongoing Pentagon study on the issue.

People Israel To Investigate Shooting By Embassy Guard In Jordan
Author: 0 Israel To Investigate Shooting By Embassy Guard In Jordan

Jordan has been pressing Israel to probe the incident that has caused a major diplomatic dispute between the two countries. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hugs the security officer from the Israeli embassy in Amman Jordan who was stabbed by a terrorist.

People Senators show character and courage in this age of party over country
Author: 0 Senators show character and courage in this age of party over country

They have shown character and courage in this age of party over country. 200 Bills sit in Senate. Without referring to them directly, Trump made clear in his Twitter messages that he is going to exert as much pressure as possible to get the Senate to vote again on a health care bill in the first half of August before the summer recess.

People Trump Hints at Killing Subsidy Giving Health Care to Poor
Author: 0 Trump Hints at Killing Subsidy Giving Health Care to Poor

McCain, who flew from Arizona this week after being diagnosed with brain cancer and was heading back for further treatment starting on Monday, joined fellow Republicans Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski in voting with Senate Democrats unified against the legislation.

People Police search for armed man and identify murder victim
Author: 0 Police search for armed man and identify murder victim

A news release said he is wanted for homicide and is considered armed and risky. A woman who was found dead in a Mendota Heights office building as police were searching for an armed robbery suspect has been identified. Police and members of the SWAT team began operating under the assumption that it was a hostage situation - with the potential for a large number of victims - and they began methodically evacuating residents.