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Iran says ambassador to remain in Kuwait despite row

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As the Chairman of the Heads of State of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and enjoying the image of a moderate, Emir Sabah IV al-Ahmed al-Jabr al-Sabah of Kuwait appeared to be the most qualified to negotiating a solution to the dispute between Saudi Arabia and Iran. Read More »

Trump to discuss healthcare in televised White House event

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U.S. President Donald Trump calls on Republican Senators to move forward and vote on a healthcare bill to replace the Affordable Care Act in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., July 24, 2017. "Pardons have not been discussed and pardons are not on the table", he said. Scaramucci said on Fox that the old tweets were "a total distraction". Read More »

In tweets, Trump turns on fellow Republicans

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John McCain, who has been diagnosed with brain cancer and has been in his home state of Arizona weighing treatment options. President Donald Trump warned Republicans on Monday that they have one "last chance" to pass the party's health care reforms, as US lawmakers brace for a vote whose fate remained uncertain. Read More »

10-year-old boy shot, killed in south St. Louis

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Investigators are trying to determine if it was an accidental shooting. He was pronounced dead at the scene, in the 1400 block of Kealty Lane south of downtown. The child's name hasn't been released. The neighborhood where the public housing complex is located is one of the most unsafe areas in St. Louis, as crime is up almost 50 per cent in the last six months compared with the same period a year ago, the newspaper reported. Read More »

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) Q2 Earnings Beat On Better Volumes

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Boston Partners now owns 3,714,012 shares of the industrial products company's stock worth $493,481,000 after buying an additional 329,259 shares during the last quarter. Investors of record on Friday, September 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.63 per share. The first value is calculated by adding the dividend yield to the percentage of repurchased shares. Read More »

Egyptian tank runs over explosive-laden vehicle

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The victims - three men, two women and two children "were in the area before the ambush during the explosion". "Egyptian security forces killed 40 highly risky militants in ground and air raids in North Sinai cities of Arish, Rafah and Sheikh Zuweid", Tamer el Refai, spokesman of the armed forces, said in a statement. Read More »

Keir Starmer turns down role with Mishcon de Reya law firm

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Sir Keir has advised the firm before and his parliamentary register of interests shows he received £4,500 a month, excluding Value-Added Tax, for legal advice between June and September past year. The legal firm represented the businesswoman Ms Miller at her challenge to the Government previous year. The shadow Brexit secretary was reported to be in discussions with Mishcon de Reya about advising its training and development academy. Read More »

Eman Ahmed likely to be ambassador of obesity

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To this, Eman, with kohl-rimmed eyes, sporting a red T-shirt and a headscarf, replied: "But I am pretty". 36-year-old Eman was, reportedly, the heaviest woman in the world till she was brought to India for her treatment at Mumbai's Saifee Hospital. Read More »

Man accused of 4 sexual assaults in NYC is arrested

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Police say more charges are pending. While restraining another 21-year old victim and threatening "I need your help, or I'll kill you", the woman made a desperate bid to pepper spray and knee Ofuoma in the groin, according to law enforcement sources. Read More »

Trump's son-in-law and advisor has defended his contact with Russian officals

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Trump has asked some of his most trusted advisers to spearhead that effort, including Kushner and assistant to the President and Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt. "The president was very proud of Jared for voluntarily going to the (Capitol) Hill and being very transparent with every interaction that he's had", White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters on-board the Air Force One with the president on Monday. Read More »

Scaramucci says 'TV cameras are back on' at White House briefings

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Trump would not have been the first president to oppose Congress using sanctions to shape the White House's foreign policy, but other administrations have not faced an investigation into foreign interference in us elections. Schwartz . "And he will probably dial back some of those tweets". Scaramucci said once he can clean up the communications shop, maybe Trump won't be as compelled to tweet as much about the election. Read More »

Man with chain saw injures five in Swiss town

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Wrousis is accused of attacking two employees of a health insurance company in their office in Schaffhausen's old town on Monday morning. The attack happened inside an office building on a shopping street in the centre of Schaffhausen , a medieval town of 36,000 inhabitants on the German border, police said. Read More »

Attacks on health care will continue

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The sands of public opinion have shifted dramatically under the feet of Republicans regarding health care coverage. It's like a parent who refuses to take a sick child to the doctor because it is an inconvenience. Many conservatives object to the expanded use of Medicaid. You know these kind of votes that we saw repeatedly in the House? "We pay hundreds of millions of dollars a month in subsidy, that the courts don't even want us to pay", the president said. Read More »

I'm over it - Spieth exorcises Masters demons with Open recovery

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With Kuchar breathing down his back atop the leaderboard, Spieth found a way to some how force a bogey on No. 13. However, Spieth almost lost control of the tournament after a bad tee shot on No. "But I feel like with the way my game is I'll definitely have a great chance at the PGA". And as major champions often do, Spieth sent the ball right into the center of the cup to take a one-shot lead that he would not relinquish en route to his third career major championship. Read More »

D'oh! Trump Bemoans How Obamacare Has Been Destroying America for '17 Years'

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The landmark piece of legislation changed how millions of Americans received their health insurance, while creating one of the widest partisan divides in recent memory. Naturally on Twitter , the error did not go unnoticed. Obamacare has been wreaking havoc for 70 years. "I'm no historian, but I think it's fake news to say Obamacare started 17 years ago", another social media user added. Read More »

Trump could replace Jeff Sessions with Ted Cruz

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Trump told The New York Times last Wednesday that he would not have appointed Sessions as attorney general if he knew Sessions would recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation. But Trump has yet to do so, Zeleny said . Despite the constant criticism from the president, Sessions has not resigned and said on Thursday that he fully intends to keep his job. Read More »

LIVESTREAM: President Trump speaks about health care

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After GOP promises to repeal the law, that "is just repugnant to me", he says. "But we can't do that if the Senate doesn't pass their bill". Lee has always been adamant to Senate leadership and the White House that he would vote no to repeal and replace Obamacare , unless the bill reflected more free-market reforms to the law that included his amendment. Read More »

Israel to remove al-Aqsa metal detectors, leave security cameras

According to Haaretz , the decision of installing the metal dictators at the entrances of Al-Aqsa, have aroused a wave of protests among Palestinians in Jerusalem and the West Bank and have also stretched across the Arab world, "was taken without neither a discussion nor an in-depth consideration". Read More »

Trump chides Republicans for doing 'very little' to protect him

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U.s. senators are expected to vote Tuesday to decide whether or not to open the debate on the repeal of the health reform of Barack Obama , long-promised by the republicans . "The question for every senator, Democrat or Republican , is whether they will side with Obamacare's architects or with its forgotten victims". Read More »

Last killer whale calf born at SeaWorld dies

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Kyara was the last killer whale to be born in captivity at SeaWorld's parks after the company announced it would end its breeding program previous year. Her veterinary team suspected Kyara had pneumonia , which is a common illness in whales in both the wild and captivity, the company said. Kyara would become the 40 orca to die on SeaWorld's watch, and not one of them has died of old age. Read More »

2 people shot in police-involved shooting in North Las Vegas

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Shortly before 7:30 p.m. Monday, police say, officers went to a house where they thought the suspect might be found. Police said the suspect came out, went into a auto with a woman and took off in a stolen Honda that matched the description of the shooter's vehicle from Sunday. Read More »

Arab states present new list of Qatar-linked terrorists

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Erdogan held discussions with the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait as part of his efforts to solve the Gulf crisis, triggered by the breaking off of relations between Qatar and four Arab states, which accuse Doha of supporting terrorism. The last four states presented a series of demands at the end of last month to the Doha government, including cutting off military cooperation with Turkey and closing Ankara's base in this emirate, as well as ceasing alleged support to terrorists groups and ... Read More »

China preparing for crisis along North Korean border

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In recent days two USA army generals have warned that a North Korean war is a possibility. But the biggest obstacle seems to be the fact that there aren't much benefits in return to attract North Korea . Tong Zhao, an analyst at the Carnegie Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, said that "given the growing tensions and risks of military conflicts over the peninsula, I am sure China has been enhancing its military contingency plans". Read More »