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Harris to co-sponsor single-payer health care bill

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Within hours, Sanders and Harris were exchanging compliments on Twitter, celebrating the unexpected kick-off of a bill that is still being finished. "I'm co-sponsoring [Bernie Sanders'] Medicare for All Bill because healthcare is a right", Harris tweeted out, including a link to a petition for the legislation. Read More »

Self financing college: Nobody will lose study opportunity, says CM

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The decision on fixing the fees has been taken by a bench of Justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao who said that Rs 5 lakh must be paid at the time of admission while the rest will be given as bank guarantee. "The government will ensure that they don't lose the chance just because they are unable to give bank guarantee". The bank guarantee can be submitted within 15 days of completing admission. Read More »

Funding a relief for QC schools

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Rauner left just after noon to make a 2:30 p.m. bill signing ceremony at a Chicago public elementary school. Brady praised Rauner as the leader who spearheaded the bill that gives more money to all IL public school districts and provides $75 million per year in tax credits for private school scholarships - despite the governor's campaign against Senate Bill 1 , which remains the backbone of the proposal he will sign. Read More »

Rocky Yadav convicted for road rage murder

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The additional district and sessions judge Sachchidanand Singh pronounced the judgement in a packed-to-the-capacity court-room on Thursday. According to police reports, Aditya and four of his friends were returning home from Bodh Gaya when the incident occurred. Read More »

Maryland Senators Urge Mnuchin to Reconsider Tubman on the Twenty-Dollar Bill

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More than a year after former Treasury secretary Jack Lew said Harriet Tubman would replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, his successor seems much less sure about it. Tubman's place on the $20 dollar bill was in jeopardy since it was announced. Last year, the decision to replace Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill caused the type of uproar that one would expect. Read More »

Trump Pledges $1m To Flood Victims

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The internet exploded Tuesday morning when a photo showed First Lady Melania Trump wearing black stilettos on her way to visit the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. So far, the storm has killed at least 28 people, and authorities are focusing on rescuing people trapped in the floods and housing them in temporary shelters. Read More »

'N. Korean leader's first child is son'

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Kim Jong-Un is the third in an familial line of North Korean dictators stretching back to his grandfather, Kim Il-Sung, who founded the state in 1948 and led the invasion of South Korea in 1950, sparking the Korean War. The test fire of a ballistic missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea in an undated photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on May 30, 2017. Read More »

France crush Dutch in World Cup qualifying

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France are obvious favorites, playing at home, with bet365 Sports posting odds in their favor at 1.55, whilst Holland roll in behind, but in need of a win at 6.50. That was his first worldwide goal, and he was provided with his second on a plate by Griezmann two minutes before the end. But the night belonged to Lemar and Mbappe. Read More »

Possible Gas Shortage and Price Increase Ahead for the High Plains

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Harvey's widespread flooding has interrupted refinery operations, leading to plants such as the Royal Dutch Shell Deer Park refinery and Exxon Mobil's Baytown, Texas , complex to shut operations. "The biggest problem right now is there's not enough gasoline being produced", said Patrick DeHaan, a senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy, a gas price-tracking app. Read More »

GJM indefinite strike withdrawn

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Apart from Binay Tamang, the meeting was attended by the likes of Anil Thapa, Kurseong MLA Rohit Sharma, central committee member Prabha Chhetri and leaders like Subi Rai and Yogendra Rai. Following Bimal Gurung's announcement, a large number of GJM supporters took out rallies in the evening and staged demonstration at several locations in Darjeeling against the Central committee's decision to call of the strike. Read More »

Boulder weather: Mostly sunny with a high of 88

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Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid 60s. Dense fog was the big story this morning, now that the fog is gone our attention turns next to cooler temperatures on the way for the end of the work week. The daytime hours will remain dry, but into the evening we will see a chance of rain, mainly north of I-70. Scattered showers are likely, but it doesn't look like a washout all day. Read More »

Iraqi forces face tough battle to clear out ISIL from Tal Afar

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The U.S. Department in a statement in NY said that under the command of the Iraqi prime minister, all branches of the Iraqi forces took part in the liberation of Tal Afar. Iraqi forces have driven ISIS from most of Iraq's major towns and cities seized by the militants in the summer of 2014, including Mosul, which was retaken after a nine-month campaign. Read More »

Houston Cop Drowned Trying to Get to Work

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Apparently, the officer took a wrong turn on Sunday and became trapped in his patrol auto and drowned. Perez is survived by his wife, Cheryl, an adult son and daughter and extended family. The New York Post reported that officials had informed them that Perez had tried to get out of his patrol vehicle, but the waters were too treacherous. Read More »

France's Macron Says He Has 'Major Differences' with Putin on Ukraine

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We accept them", Philippe said, presenting the reforms which formed the basis of three months of negotiations with the unions. We have entered into a dialogue in a loyal fashion, while making propositions.... The head of the third biggest union in France (FO), Jean-Claude Mailly, told Les Echoes daily that he was satisfied with the consultation process and would not join strike action. Read More »

Buckingham Palace terror suspect had tried to get to Windsor Castle

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A second man who was arrested has since been released without charge. Three police officers suffered minor injuries after a auto was allegedly driven at officers in Constitution Hill outside Buckingham Palace. The Metropolitan Police said they believe he was acting alone. Choudhury was detained Friday night after he allegedly drove at a police van near Queen Elizabeth II's London residence, one of the city's top tourist attractions. Read More »

KC Firefighters Answer the Call to Help Texas

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The North Carolina team will receive its orders once the group arrives in Texas, said Keith Acree with the state Department of Public Safety. The Nevada Task Force One team has been deployed to events like 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Ike and Hurricane Gustav, and more recently to flooding near Reno, according to the Clark County Fire Department's Facebook page. Read More »

Gurmeet Ram Rahim case: why BJP's silence is not golden

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The guru has denied raping the two followers, in a case that stems from charges filed in 2002. The guru was convicted on Friday by the special court of India's premier investigation agency, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Further, the HC had directed both Haryana and Punjab to submit a list of Ram Rahim's properties and assets by Tuesday, to use as compensation for loss of life/property during the violence. Read More »

Iran adhering to nuclear deal: United Nations watchdog

Iran's stock of so-called heavy water stood at 111 tonnes, below a 130-tonne limit agreed by the parties to the deal. Last week, the USA envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley visited the IAEA headquarters, expressing doubts that Iran could be conducting banned activities and suggesting there should be additional checks in "undeclared" military sites which are not part of the deal. Read More »

Instagram adds format choice when sharing multiple photos

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The feature makes it possible to group either photos or videos together into a single post so that viewers can see them all together. One album can't have portrait and landscape photos. Instagram introduced a new gallery feature for posting multiple photos and videos in a carousel album format back in February, but the feature has had a classic Instagram limitation since it launched. Read More »

Most Americans believe Trump is 'tearing the country apart'

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When the conversation turned to Trump in the Pittsburgh group, Hart said everyone addressed concern over the president's behavior. So surely the other 65 percent of Republicans, the ones who find Trump's personality and conduct unseemly, would not want to vote for congressional and Senate candidates who align themselves with him, right? 68 percent of Republicans say they support Trump's plan to increase troops in Afghanistan and 38 percent say the U.S.is winning that war. Read More »

US Defense Secretary Mattis signs order to send more troops to Afghanistan

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In the name of "transparency", Defense Secretary James Mattis has directed the Defense Department to be more accurate about the number of deployed troops carrying out major operations in Afghanistan . To get around Obama-era restrictions on the number of troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, commanders sometimes resorted to ad hoc arrangements. "We are simply being more transparent about the way we communicate America's military commitment in Afghanistan, while still protecting sensitive ... Read More »

Colonial Pipeline shuts down Line 1 and 2

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The Colonial Pipeline Company also shut down part of critical lines that transport gasoline, diesel and aviation fuel from Houston through the southeast and up the East Coast to New Jersey. The effects of Hurricane Harvey are already showing up in U.S. gas prices. But gasoline futures continue to surge, made worse by the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline. Read More »