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Saudi King Shuffles Succession, Hawkish DM Is Now Crown Prince

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Al Arabiya television reported that the promotion of the prince was approved by the kingdom's Allegiance Council, and that the king had called for a public pledging of loyalty to Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday evening in Mecca. As defense minister, he runs the Saudi campaign in Yemen. Qatar's neighbors accuse it of supporting terror groups, a claim that Doha denies. He blamed bin Salman for the diplomatic crisis between Saudi Arabia and Qatar and said the politics of Saudi Arabia has ... Read More »

Senate health care bill is unconsicionable

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The emergence of four Senate skeptics underscored the difficulty for Republicans of steering the legislation down a narrow path to passage. Republicans have made repealing and replacing former President Barack Obama's signature domestic policy achievement a top priority for years. Read More »

Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

Throughout the day, Cindy flung out heavy showers over a stretch of territory as much as 300 miles east and north of its center, mostly into the Florida panhandle, MS and Alabama, where the storm was blamed for the death of a 10-year-old boy who was struck by debris. Read More »

Trump Isn't Sure If Russian Hacking Happened, But Is Still Blaming Obama

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And just minutes before his Principal Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was set to take the podium Thursday for an off-camera briefing with reporters, Trump tweeted about the "tapes" he tweeted about over 40 days earlier when he raised questions about whether he had recordings of his conversations with then-FBI director James Comes. Read More »

Trump says he supports Senate healthcare bill

At the same time, the Tea Party aligned group FreedomWorks said the bill didn't go far enough, and some conservative senators might vote no for that reason. Trump promised during his campaign not to reduce Medicaid . But I believe that's what people want to see. "No amount of 11th hour reality-denying or buck-passing by Democrats is going to change the fact that more Americans are going to get hurt unless we do something", he said. Read More »

Here's A Glimpse Of Donald Trump's Financial Interests

Trump's 98-page disclosure shows he held onto the vast majority of his assets since his last disclosure in May 2016 , when he reported his holdings were worth at least $1.5 billion. Trump drew scrutiny and criticism after he departed from roughly 40 years of tradition for major-party candidates by declining to release any of his tax returns. Read More »

All states pass SGST Act, except J&K

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Accusing the ruling Peoples Democratic Party-Bharatiya Janta Party led government of playing dirty politics over the implementation of GST in the state, the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation President Haji Muhammad Yasin Khan has said the sinister designs behind this controversy were getting exposed with each passing day. Read More »

Louisiana residents evacuate as water rises near their homes

The store was destroyed. People are being warned to stay off the road. Earlier, authorities had issued warnings of possible tornadoes in Louisiana and Mississippi. Coast Guard helped the four-member crew of a shrimp trawler limp to shore at Freeport after the crew radioed in distress amid fears of sinking. In southwest Louisiana, not far from where Cindy came ashore before dawn Thursday, motorists in trucks drove through knee-high water in the streets of Cameron Parish. Read More »

Police officer stripped and stoned to death outside mosque in Srinagar

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Pandith's body was recovered on Friday morning from outside the Jamia Masjid in the Nowhatta area of the old city where he was attacked. He was on duty when the mob attacked him, sources said. The incident occurred even as devotees were immersed in the special Shab-e-Qadr prayers inside Jamia Masjid. "The DSP was posted at the access control of the mosque to prevent miscreants from vitiating the atmosphere so that people could offer prayers in peace. Read More »

President Obama rips "meanness" of GOP health repeal in blistering Facebook post

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But some Republican senators , as well as all the Senate's Democrats, have complained about McConnell's proposal, the secrecy with which he drafted it and the speed with which he'd like to whisk it to passage. Medicaid now provides all the money needed to cover eligible recipients and procedures for millions of newly insured people. They said the measure missed delivering a GOP promise to Americans "to repeal Obamacare and lower their health care costs". Read More »

IRGC Missile Attack Proves Iran Can Counter All Threats: MP

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On Monday, Russia warned the United States that it will treat the US-led coalition planes in Syria, west of the Euphrates, as targets. Lavrov said that the hotline has been efficient in the past, noting that "it's quite crowded both on the ground and in the air". Read More »

Evans brace helps Wales pip Samoa

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Samoa held the early advantage in the match when it rocked Wales with Leiua's try. Fullback Gareth Anscombe nearly had a try after showing impressive soccer skills kicking the ball through the Samoa defence, but it was three penalties from fly-half Sam Davies that narrowed the score to 10-9 at the break. Read More »

Senate Republicans Unveil Health Care Bill

Other Republican Senators side with the Democrats , that this strips benefits from too many people. Since Ohio continues to fight one of the nation's worst heroin epidemics, it's important for these people to have coverage for addiction treatment, Kasich and Portman believe. Read More »

Dozens killed in attack on Afghan bank

However, the provincial governor and police chief both said the majority of dead were civilians. On Sunday, five police officers were killed and about 30 people, majority civilians, were injured in a suicide bomb attack in the eastern city of Gardez. Read More »

BJP Bags Karbi Council

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Two independent candidates won from East and West Karbi Anglong defeating seating BJP Members of Autonomous Council. The remaining two seats went to Karbi Anglong Democratic Forum (KADF). HSDC has ruled the council from 1986 to 2001, while Congress ruled the council from 2001 to 2015. The BJP rubbished his charge. "The results evidently reflected the mood of people who believe that only the BJP can deliver", he said. Read More »

Linked Militants Storm Filipino School, Take Hostages

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However, Mr Padilla also said the military was investigating whether five civilians were still being held by the militants. "I'm sure they will be talking security matters but we don't have the details of the plans for that conversation", Abella said in a Palace press briefing. Read More »

HERO Central is theme for community VBS

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Musical Service , 10 a.m., Unity in the Seven Hills, 3522 Campbell Ave., featuring global, inspirational speakers, and performing artists, Armand and Angelina. The Rev. Sharon Mitchell is the pastor. First Missionary Baptist Church holds its worship services at 8:30 and 11 a.m. on the first through fourth Sundays of the month. Read More »

'I just don't want a poor person' in Cabinet

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We want to them. The law states that immigrants are "not eligible for any federal means-tested public benefit" for five years beginning when they come into the country. Cohn served as President and COO of Goldman Sachs during the 2008 financial crisis when financial risks by the investment bank lost $1.2bn of its clients' money. Read More »

43 arrested protesting Medicaid cuts

The protesters chanted, "No cuts to Medicaid , save our liberty!" The police said that some of the demonstrators got out of their wheelchairs and lay on the floor, which made it hard for others to get past them in the hallway so they could go to their offices. Read More »

Mitch McConnell And Senate Republicans Reveal Their Guarded Health Care Bill

The aspects of the bill Paul cites are exactly what most Republicans spent the last few years railing against, and that message resonated precisely because the Affordable Care Act was harming so many people by raising their premiums. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled the bill, drafted in secret by a handful of lawmakers and aides, at a closed-door session with party faithful. Read More »