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People Democrats Forgo Stall Tactics, Senate Confirms 65 Trump Nominees
Author: 0 Democrats Forgo Stall Tactics, Senate Confirms 65 Trump Nominees

He added that the Republican Party has a "once-in-a-generation opportunity" to redesign the nation's tax laws. The letter says that Democrats hope to work with Republicans to promote investment and modernize the outdated tax code, but the terms laid out by Democrats are unlikely to tempt Republicans, who are planning to use a filibuster-proof Senate procedure to advance the legislation without their help.

People Trump, Shulkin announce appointment app, telehealth plans for VA
Author: 0 Trump, Shulkin announce appointment app, telehealth plans for VA

The VA wants to get more veterans to take advantage of telehealth services. VA Secretary David Shulkin demonstrate's the VA's new telehealth app for President Trump at an August 3 White House event. "That's one area where we can use that expertise", Shulkin said . The VA now reaches about 700,000 veterans with hospital-faced telehealth visits. Shulkin also said that VA Video Connect - which has been in development and trials with more than 300 VA clinicians at 76 hospitals since the Obama ...

People Trump again threatens Congress members' health insurance
Author: 0 Trump again threatens Congress members' health insurance

FILE - In this July 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare, in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington . Trump tweeted Saturday, July 29 about his disappointments, particularly with Chin. President Donald Trump spent the weekend insisting that the Senate vote anew on upending that law. They did not vote Republican in 2010, 2014, and 2016 for them to work with Democrats to keep the law intact and make tweaks to it.

Author: 0 Chinese media to Trump: Stop the 'emotional venting' on Twitter

China , with which North Korea does the large majority of its trade, has repeatedly said it strictly follows United Nations resolutions on North Korea and has denounced unilateral USA sanctions as unhelpful. South Korea and the USA are scheduled for more joint drills this month. North Korea last Friday launched its second ballistic missile in less than a month, about Pyongyang's abilities to strike the US mainland.

People Senate blocks Trump from making recess appointments over break
Author: 0 Senate blocks Trump from making recess appointments over break

During those sessions, legislative business is off the table, and they only last a few minutes at most. It means the Senate will be in session every three days throughout August. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer said the party was ready to use "tools in our toolbox" to block a summer appointment. The move, which must be approved by all Senators, has historically been used to block a President from making recess appointments.

People Blue Apron Holdings Inc (APRN) Coverage Initiated at Stifel Nicolaus
Author: 0 Blue Apron Holdings Inc (APRN) Coverage Initiated at Stifel Nicolaus

They set a "sell" rating and a $2.00 price target on the stock. Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces an investigation on behalf of Blue Apron Holdings, Inc . A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of APRN. More than half of the employees at the Jersey City facility have chose to move to Linden, New Jersey, a company spokeswoman said .

People Karthi Chidambaram approaches Madras High Court after ED, CBI issued lookout notice
Author: 0 Karthi Chidambaram approaches Madras High Court after ED, CBI issued lookout notice

On July 19, the CBI sent a second notice to Karti summoning him to the CBI headquarters on July 21 for questioning regarding the INX Media Case. The FIPB is a body under the Finance Ministry that clears investment proposals. An Enforcement Case Information Report (ECIR), ED's equivalent of a police FIR, has been registered against Karti, INX media and its directors, Peter and Indrani Mukerjea , and others.

People California police find hundreds of animals during arrest
Author: 0 California police find hundreds of animals during arrest

Minook. Police found on Friday morning almost 2,000 animals kept "in appalling conditions" at a Montclair warehouse, the Inland Valley Humane Society (IVHS) said in a Facebook post . According to Fox News , the Inland Valley Humane Society was on the scene, and they described the horrendous conditions the surviving animals were enduring when found.

People Two US troops killed in Afghanistan: Pentagon
Author: 0 Two US troops killed in Afghanistan: Pentagon

The incident drew criticism from the country's President Ashraf Ghani, who said that such attacks are against Islamic and humanitarian values. "They are both dead", he added. The U.S. military in Afghanistan has refused to provide any information on potential casualties. Several casualties are feared in the attack that destroyed at least two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation vehicles in the outskirts of Kandahar city, said Zia Durrani, spokesman for the Afghan police in the region.

People Newspaper: US to build pressure on North Korea at Asean talks
Author: 0 Newspaper: US to build pressure on North Korea at Asean talks

The United States drafted the initial resolution and spent several weeks negotiating the text with China, North Korea's neighbor and ally. "We have been working very hard for some time and we certainly hope that this is going to be a consensus resolution", China's U.N.

People USA to probe bias against Indians at Harvard University
Author: 0 USA to probe bias against Indians at Harvard University

Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. Minority students made up more than 40 percent of the freshman classes at almost all Ivy League schools in 2015, according to the most recent federal data, while only two topped that mark in 2010.

People Spurs legend Robbie Keane signs for ATK
Author: 0 Spurs legend Robbie Keane signs for ATK

That means that he will have to wait a few months before getting underway, making it nearly a year since he played competitive action after finishing up with LA Galaxy last November. Hence, it is clear that finances played a key role in ATK's acquisition of Republic of Ireland's all-time record goalscorer. Goenka, who controls the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group, which owns the Indian Premier League's Rising Pune Supergiants, confirmed that Keane did not cost Atletico de Kolkata as much as England ...

People DoD Identifies Fort Bragg Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan
Author: 0 DoD Identifies Fort Bragg Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

Donnelly said, "I am saddened to hear that Columbus native, Jonathon Michael Hunter, has been killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan". They have been identified as Sgt. Brigade commander Col. Toby Magsig says in the release that Harris was an extraordinary young man with "the type of courage, discipline, and empathy that the Nation expects from its warriors".

People 8-Year-Old Girl Dies After Drinking Boiling Water On Dare
Author: 0 8-Year-Old Girl Dies After Drinking Boiling Water On Dare

Ki'ari Pope reportedly died after attempting to replicate an internet challenge video. On the night of June 30, Ki'ari complained to her mother's boyfriend that she couldn't breathe. The medical examiner will determine the exact cause of death, according to the Sun Sentinel , and the Department of Children and Families says it has opened a death investigation.

People Microsoft's Xiaobing chatbot banished to Chinese re-education camp for insufficient patriotism
Author: 0 Microsoft's Xiaobing chatbot banished to Chinese re-education camp for insufficient patriotism

The Chinese Tencent IT firm suspended its Baby Q chatbot after it criticized the Chinese Communist party. However, social media users started sharing screenshots of the bots answering questions like "Is democracy good or not?" with "There needs to be democracy!" and responding to comments like "Long live the Communist Party" with "Do you think that such a corrupt and incompetent political regime can live forever?".

People Palestinian Inciters Arrested in Connection With Temple Mount Riots
Author: 0 Palestinian Inciters Arrested in Connection With Temple Mount Riots

The 42-year-old victim was taken to an area hospital where doctors were fighting for his life, he said. The terrorist was apprehended by a passerby and then turned over to the police. Israel blames the violence on incitement by Palestinian religious and political leaders compounded on social media sites that glorify violence and encourage attacks.

People Neymar rejects Figo comparisons over world-record PSG switch
Author: 0 Neymar rejects Figo comparisons over world-record PSG switch

He says: "I'm happy that you have won everything wearing the Barca shirt". "Today, with the arrival of Neymar Jr, I am convinced that we will come even closer, with the support of our faithful fans, to realizing our greatest dreams", read Al-Khelaifi's quotes further.

People Heat wave gripping parts of Europe named
Author: 0 Heat wave gripping parts of Europe named "Lucifer"

Temperatures are also above normal in parts of Greece, Croatia and Hungary. The good news is the merciless heat will be easing off - as the United Kingdom experiences cooler weather this weekend, this blast of cold air will transfer west across Europe, bringing a dip in temperatures - in some places even below average - into next week.

People China Accuses India Of 'Delaying Tactics' After Sushma's Parliament Address
Author: 0 China Accuses India Of 'Delaying Tactics' After Sushma's Parliament Address

Bhutan did issue a demarche to the Chinese through its embassy in New Delhi but merely harped on the need to maintain the status quo. Swaraj had earlier made it clear that talks would take place only after both the countries withdraw troops from the Doklam region, also known as the India-China-Bhutan tri-junction.

People US Blackwater guard's murder conviction overturned — BBCI
Author: 0 US Blackwater guard's murder conviction overturned — BBCI

Heard, Liberty, Slatten and Slough worked as security guards for Blackwater, a private security firm under contract with the State Department, in Iraq. At Nisour Square, the four guards opened fire on the Iraqis, including women and children, with machine guns and grenade launchers. Prosecutors said the four defendants, among 19 Blackwater guards providing security for State Department officials in Iraq, fired machine guns and grenade launchers in a reckless and out-of-control way after one ...

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