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Trump to make statement on healthcare Monday

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The president was Bill Clinton, although the complex blueprint was midwifed by first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, as she liked to be called. It will put every member of the Senate on record. Still, why can't McConnell marshal the troops? But he managed to get a revised bill passed in May, prompting President Trump to hold a sophomoric victory rally at the White House. Read More »

Trump slams 'illegal' leak alleging Sessions discussed campaign with Russian envoy

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Mueller, looking for information, such as perceived conflicts of interest, that could be used in an effort to discredit the results of their investigation. Mr. Sessions' eventual recusal bumped responsibility in the case at the Justice Department to his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, whose appointment of Mr. Mueller as special counsel carried a broad mandate to ferret out any criminal aspects of what Mr. Read More »

Trump to give statement on health care Monday

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If health care remains at an impasse, congressional observers will be on the lookout to see whether McConnell sticks with plan and keeps senators in town for votes on issues other than health care. "And again, it may write itself, but it's making me uncomfortable right now", Tennessee Republican Sen. The House in May passed its healthcare bill. Read More »

Hundreds of sheep killed after bear chases them over cliff

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Hundreds of sheep in a herd belonging to a farmer in Couflens in the southwest of France have plunged to their deaths in what appears to be a bear attack on one of the sheep. There are now thought to be about 30 brown bears in the region. Bears were reintroduced to the area over the past three decades after previously being wiped out by hunters. Read More »

Liam Fox in Washington to kick off U.S. trade talks

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Many US supermarkets sell chicken that is washed in chlorine to kill bacteria. The fear among food standards campaigners would be a race to the bottom, with British farmers demanding a loosening of regulations so they too could start trying controversial and cheaper food production techniques. Read More »

10-Acre Brush Fire Threatening Homes in La Verne, Voluntary Evacuations Issued

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The Live Oak Canyon reservoir was helping firefighters contain the fire. The brush fire grew to 40 acres by Sunday evening, but was 50 percent contained, fire officials announced via Twitter . Firefighters and law enforcement officials were expected to work through the night to prevent flare ups. Baseline Road was closed to through traffic between Fruit Street and Japonica. Read More »

Trump to Senate: Stay in Washington and work on healthcare

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Obama vetoed that bill, but in a Wednesday tweet and a Thursday pep talk for struggling Republicans , Trump made it clear that he's fine with signing an outright repeal. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., a member of leadership, provided some clarity when asked whether the Senate will vote on repeal and delay or the replacement bill, which is called the Better Care Reconciliation Act . Read More »

Navy rescues two more jumbos

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The navy said the pair of wild elephants were brought ashore after a "mammoth effort" involving navy divers, ropes and a flotilla of boats to tow them back to shallow waters. After the two distressed jumbos were first noticed by an Inshore Patrol Craft on routine sea patrol on Sunday, a combined rescue mission was launched by the navy and the officials from the Department of Wildlife in Trincomalee. Read More »

CBO: 32 million more would be uninsured under proposed health law repeal

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President Donald Trump likely can't avoid his share of the blame for the latest setback on the Republican health care bill , despite his efforts to do so. Johnson told Fox 6 News in Milwaukee that he's not about to give up on repealing and replacing the ACA. "Any senator who votes against starting debate is really telling America that you're fine with Obamacare ", Trump said . Read More »

Donald Trump warns Republicans of Obamacare repeal failure repurcussions

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Democrats did not escape Mr Trump's twitter rantings as he turned his attention to the investigation into Russian Federation meddling in the presidential election. Asked about Trump tweeting that he has the power to grant pardons to administration officials or family members caught up in the probes, Scaramucci said the president doesn't need to because the issue is "nonsensical". Read More »

Downward trend in rhino poaching cause for cautious optimism: Molewa

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Government has announced a national decrease in the number of rhino poaching since the start of the year. That's compared to 542 in the same period for 2016 representing a decrease of 13 rhinos. The Kruger National Park has seen a 34% drop in poaching since January. The interventions that we are embarking upon are also implemented to counter the poaching of elephants. Read More »

Child drowns, sister injured in Charlotte pool

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North Tryon Division Officers responded to an assist Medic at 5:51 p.m. for a possible drowning at that location. Witnesses told NBC Charlotte's crew on the scene that the victims were both girls, ages seven and 11 years old. The 11 year old is listed as being in stable condition at Carolina's Medical Center-Main. Investigators said there were at least 15 people in the pool at the time. Read More »

With tiny bouquet of flowers, little Princess Charlotte steals scene in Germany

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After kicking off her day off in a sunny yellow dress , the Duchess of Cambridge changed into a light blue striped top in order to get down to (competitive) rowing business. Prince George wore a collarless blue and white striped shirt in the snap, and looked the ideal little gent. They travelled with Prince George and Princess Charlotte , though the children did not appear at most of their public engagements. Read More »

CBO says Obamacare repeal to leave 32 mln uninsured by 2026

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The CBO score does not take into account any replacement that may be passed during that two-year period. The latest version of the Senate Republicans' health care bill would result in an additional 22 million people becoming uninsured by 2026, according to a Thursday report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office , or CBO. Read More »

18-year-old California woman arrested after live streaming deadly crash

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Police did not specify if she was under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Obdulia 'Sanchez was under the influence when she rolled her auto over, into a barbed wire fence and then a field, ' police say, according to ABC 30. This is the last thing I wanted to happen, okay, alright. I know I'm going to prison, but I don't care. "I love you rest in peace, sweetie". Mary Hernandez of Stockton viewed and recorded the live stream, unsure if the shocking footage was real. Read More »

SC refuses to hear plea for probe into killings of Kashmiri Pandits

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The court observed that it would be hard to obtain evidence after 27 years and hence the cases could not be re-opened. The apex court asked the petitioners why they didn't approach the court earlier. They claimed that the BJP-PDP Government in Jammu and Kashmir failed to ensure safety of 1,800 Kashmiri Pandit employees under the Prime Ministers special package announced for the displaced communitys return to homeland. Read More »

Iraq Foreign Minister arrives in India on 5-day visit

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The visit is expected to add further impetus to the mutually beneficial bilateral engagement between India and Iraq. Sources said Ibrahim is slated to meet Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj later in the day and discuss various issues of mutual interest. Read More »

With So Many Obamacare Repeal Options In Play, Confusion Reigns

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In fact, some observers have gone so far as to suggest Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's Monday announcement that the Senate would vote on a repeal-only bill amounted to an attempt to bait-and-switch conservatives-convincing them to support starting debate on the bill by dangling repeal-only in front of them, only to pivot back to "repeal-and-replace" once the debate began. Read More »

Minneapolis Police Chief resigns

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Harteau released a statement via the Minneapolis Police Department's Facebook page, writing that her resignation came after "deep reflection". "Despite the MPD's many accomplishments under my leadership over these many years and my love for the City, I have to put the communities we serve first", she wrote. Read More »

British royal couple meet Holocaust survivors on Poland visit

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge released a new portrait of their son, Prince George , to mark his fourth birthday. When William and Kate arrived in Warsaw on Monday, July 17, mischievous troublemaker Prince George tugged on his father's hand as he tried to get him to board their plane. Read More »

32m to lose health insurance if no replacement for Obamacare

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At least two Republicans have said they would oppose either option now on the table and without McCain's vote, the GOP would fall short on either unless the replacement plan changes dramatically in the next four days. Jerry Moran (Kan.) and Mike Lee (Utah ) and the Senate leadership's back-up plan - a repeal of Obamacare without an immediate replacement plan - was shot down by several moderate Republicans. Read More »