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Trump Doesn't Need Congress to Ruin Insurance Coverage for Millions of People Trump Doesn't Need Congress to Ruin Insurance Coverage for Millions of People
- August 06, 2017

As the USA stock market hit a new all-time high Wednesday, key US lawmakers staked out core positions for a looming battle that could impact economic performance for decades: reforming America's complicated and much-maligned tax system. Forty-five Senate Democrats sent a letter to McConnell outlining the conditions that needed to be met for them to work with Republicans on a tax bill: no tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans and no cuts to entitlement programs to pay for tax cuts. (more...)
Prefeito de Caracas volta à prisão domiciliar; jurista pede proteção ao Chile Prefeito de Caracas volta à prisão domiciliar; jurista pede proteção ao Chile
- August 06, 2017

O opositor venezuelano, Antonio Ledezma foi libertado e já se encontra em casa, de novo em prisão domiciliária. O ex-prefeito de Caracas Antonio Ledezma , um dos principais opositores ao presidente Nicolás Maduro na Venezuela , foi colocado novamente em prisão domiciliar após ter sido levado pelo serviço de inteligência do país na última terça (1º). (more...)
Os hits e o último show ao vivo; assista — Luiz Melodia Os hits e o último show ao vivo; assista — Luiz Melodia
- August 06, 2017

No livro Uma História da Música Popular Brasileira , publicado em 2008 pela Editora 34, Jairo Severiano afirma que Melodia pertence à "corrente soul brasileira". Criou, no entanto, estilo próprio, que misturava samba e suingue. Melodia apresentava sintomas de um resfriado, o que deixava tudo mais difícil. Pérola Negra , te amo, te amo... (more...)
Canadian working with Kenya opposition party detained, to be deported Canadian working with Kenya opposition party detained, to be deported
- August 06, 2017

Odinga, who comes from one of Kenya's most powerful political families, is trying to unseat President Uhuru Kenyatta, the wealthy son of the country's first president and head of the ruling Jubilee Party. President Kenyatta said that the opposition has never been ready for the elections and that their rigging claims was an indication that they are unprepared. (more...)
Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Shows
- August 06, 2017

Mattel, Inc . has a 52-week low of $18.79 and a 52-week high of $34.24. A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on MAT shares. The firm has a market cap of $6.73 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.15 and a beta of 0.84. (more...)
European Union blacklists 3 Russian nationals, 3 companies over Siemens turbines to Crimea European Union blacklists 3 Russian nationals, 3 companies over Siemens turbines to Crimea
- August 06, 2017

Deputy Russian Energy Minister Andrew Cherezov and three new Russian companies now face new sanctions from the European Union due to their involvement in the delivery of gas turbines to Crimea. Gas turbines are a "substantial element" in the development of new power plants, the council said. A German government spokesman reportedly said that that Russian President Vladimir Putin himself had personally assured Berlin the turbines would not end up in Crimea. (more...)
Sanctuary review finds Clark County in compliance with immigration law Sanctuary review finds Clark County in compliance with immigration law
- August 06, 2017

But in the letter sent Thursday to San Bernardino and three other cities (including Stockton, California), Sessions and the DOJ stated they will withhold aid until certain compliances are met. Stockton has not proclaimed itself a sanctuary city, police spokesman Joe Silva said. "The letter is really about correctional facilities of which we do not operate one as a police department", says Jones. (more...)
United Kingdom extradites 'Miracle babies' pastor, Gilbert Deya, to Kenya United Kingdom extradites 'Miracle babies' pastor, Gilbert Deya, to Kenya
- August 06, 2017

The pastor has since denied the allegation. Gilbert Deya and his wife Mary claimed their prayers could help infertile and post-menopausal women fall pregnant without intercourse in as little as four months. "It is not something I can say I can explain because they are of God and things of God cannot be explained by a human being". Deya arrived at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at 4.40 am on Friday August 4, aboard a Kenya Airways flight. (more...)
GOP senators reject Trump's blaming Congress for Russian Federation rift GOP senators reject Trump's blaming Congress for Russian Federation rift
- August 05, 2017

Trump sparked the latest dispute with an early-morning tweet that seemed prompted by a package of sanctions against Russian Federation that he reluctantly signed on Wednesday. Step back and what's clear is that no one - not Kelly, not Trump lawyer Ty Cobb, not anyone - is going to convince the president to lay off the Russian Federation rhetoric. (more...)
Trump arrives in NJ for working vacation Trump arrives in NJ for working vacation
- August 05, 2017

According to Politifact , President Barack Obama played golf 11 times by August 1 of his initial term. If Obama vacationed, Trump wouldn't. While they have not announced a protest in Bedminster, the New Jersey Alliance for Immigrant Justice took the visit as an opportunity to announce opposition to the President's immigration reform bill, the RAISE Act. (more...)
RSS demands judicial probe into killings in Kerala
- August 05, 2017

Of those killed, 26 were workers of Sangh Parivar organisations and 21 CPI (M) workers. "The BJP leadership is indulging in doublespeak on the clashes between CPI-M and BJP-RSS workers in Thiruvananthapuram district in Kerala", the Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI-M) said in a statement. (more...)
Juventus' Mario Lemina poised for Southampton medical, per ESPN FC sources Juventus' Mario Lemina poised for Southampton medical, per ESPN FC sources
- August 05, 2017

Added to the mix, Everton have also been keen on Lemina and have been in talks with the player's entourage over a move to Goodison Park, but it seems one more Premier League club are also keen on him. However, those attempts have not proved fruitful as Lemina looks set to join Mauricio Pellegrino's Southampton side. Lemina, however, elected to join Juventus on a loan deal that became permanent. (more...)
Stop the health care hysteria Stop the health care hysteria
- August 05, 2017

Numerous 665,000 now in the Essential plan were previously on Medicaid, and their care was partly or fully financed by the state. These subsidies help reduce out-of-pocket expenses, such as deductibles and co-pays, for consumers with annual incomes of up to 250% of the federal poverty level who purchase certain plans through the ACA's exchanges. (more...)
Australian police: Senior IS commander 'directed' Etihad bomb plot Australian police: Senior IS commander 'directed' Etihad bomb plot
- August 05, 2017

The improvised explosive device was meant to be smuggled on a flight on July 15, but the plan was aborted before it reached airport security. Australian police have said a set of twin terror plots - one targeting a flight and the other a potential poison gas attack - are the "most sophisticated" incidents the country has ever dealt with. (more...)
UN SC to vote on tougher sanctions against North Korea
- August 05, 2017

The draft resolution would ban North Korea's exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood. The sanctions are estimated to affect around one billion dollars worth of North Korean exports out of its annual total shipments of some three billion dollars. (more...)
Go bipartisan on health care
- August 05, 2017

He elaborated in an earlier tweet , "If a new HealthCare Bill is not approved quickly, BAILOUTS for Insurance Companies.will end very soon!" But Republican Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee said he would hold bipartisan hearings next month with Democratic Senator Patty Murray of Washington state on how to fix the market for those who, unlike most Americans, do not have employer- or government-provided insurance. (more...)
Russia's diamond giant says mine flooded with 150 inside Russia's diamond giant says mine flooded with 150 inside
- August 05, 2017

The accident happened at around 4:30pm (0730 GMT) on Friday. Water surged into the Mir mine in Siberia while 142 people were down in the pit, state-controlled company Alrosa said in a statement. Emergency Situations Minister Puchkov also traveled to the scene. Alrosa's president, Sergei Ivanov, is the 36-year-old son of Putin's former chief of staff, also called Sergei Ivanov. (more...)
Bigg Boss Tamil: Oviya quits the show Bigg Boss Tamil: Oviya quits the show
- August 05, 2017

She has a huge fan following who like to call themselves "Oviya Army". The show has been highly controversial, earning massive criticism and adulation at the same time. In the nomination list, Oviya, Vaiyapuri and Julie are listed in the danger zone. Insisting that the show must be subject to censorship before the telecast, Saravanan said, "The show plays with mental emotions of 15 contestants and it must be restricted as soon as possible". (more...)
Raids on Karnataka minister D Shivakumar continue for third straight day Raids on Karnataka minister D Shivakumar continue for third straight day
- August 05, 2017

The party has apprehensions over Patel's election prospects if more MLAs defect. In 2012, the Lokayukta filed a charge sheet against him for holding acres of land in Bengaluru which was illegally denotified during then-Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa's tenure. (more...)
Draft UN resolution would slash North Korea exports by a third - diplomat Draft UN resolution would slash North Korea exports by a third - diplomat
- August 05, 2017

A USA -drafted United Nations Security Council resolution, seen by Reuters on Friday, aims to slash by a third North Korea's $3 billion annual export revenue by banning the country's trade of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood. (more...)
No Injuries In Explosion At Bloomington Islamic Center No Injuries In Explosion At Bloomington Islamic Center
- August 05, 2017

Bloomington police say the explosion was reported at about 5:05 a.m.at the Al-Farooq Youth and Family Center on the 8200 block of Park Avenue South. The Muslim-American Association of Minnesota is offering a $10,000 reward for info leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators, director Asad Zaman said. (more...)
Rahm to sue Justice Department over sanctuary cities fund cut threat Rahm to sue Justice Department over sanctuary cities fund cut threat
- August 05, 2017

The suit will claim that it's illegal for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to withhold federal Byrne grants from cities the Trump administration believes aren't cooperating enough with U.S. 'As part of accomplishing the Department of Justice's top priority of reducing violent crime, we must encourage these "sanctuary" jurisdictions to change their policies and partner with federal law enforcement to remove criminals, ' he said on July 25. (more...)
US Estimates 2000 ISIS Fighters Left in Raqqa US Estimates 2000 ISIS Fighters Left in Raqqa
- August 05, 2017

The envoy noted that so far the southwest of Syria is the only place where a ceasefire was locked in upon talks between Jordan, Russia and the United States, but he added that if there are opportunities to build on military-to-military talks with Moscow, the coalition is open to that. (more...)
Hatch: 'Health care, as far as I'm concerned, is over'
- August 05, 2017

President Trump and House Republicans have expressed anger with the Senate GOP for failing to follow through on repeal. "Our problem with health care was not the Democrats ". But it doesn't spend a lot of time talking up the merits of the moribund proposal, despite the majority of the conference continuing to push the repeal and replace strategy after the Senate failed to pass its own bill. (more...)
Pakistan experiences slow internet owing to fault in submarine cable Pakistan experiences slow internet owing to fault in submarine cable
- August 05, 2017

Due to the fault in SEA-ME-WE-4 cable, many PTCL users were facing slow browsing at peak hours. Along with Pakistan , the AAE-1 cable system connects Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, India, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Greece, Italy and France. (more...)