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GOP goes for hail Mary on another bad health care bill

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The Graham-Cassidy effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act "threatens to make health care unaffordable and inaccessible for millions of older Americans", the AARP report said . The GOP health care plan is a joke, amusing man Jimmy Kimmel claims . "The current bill isn't repeal". On Oct. 1, the start of a new fiscal year, the threshold reverts to 60 votes - an impossible hurdle since there are 52 Republicans and the Democratic caucus is solidly opposed to GOP healthcare plans. Read More »

Ram Rahim threatened to kill me: Honeypreet's ex-husband

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Gupta, whose family was a staunch dera follower, was married to Honeypreet in 2009 at the behest of Ram Rahim. "She always used to be with him", said Gupta, since divorced from Honeypreet. A lookout notice has also been issued against her. "Dera followers don't do anything without Gurmeet's orders". Some men became homosexuals to satisfy their desires, some exploited the juniors compelling them to leave the Dera. Read More »

Mathieu: Neymar Left Barcelona Because He Was Behind Messi

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He's an incredibly talented player, extraordinary. Paulinho's signing: "I don't know too much about him but Barcelona only sign the best and he came up with victor against Getafe on Saturday". Sergi Enrich reduced the arrears. However, Messi quickly restored Barca's three-goal lead with a lovely measured finish from the edge of the box. Read More »

Golmaal Again Motion Poster & Trailer Released | Ajay Devgan & team Look Promising

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This trailer of this year Diwali Dhamaka is out. Parineeti is the fresh female face in the film and looks breathtakingly handsome in each frame, Tabu as Rukmini, on the other hand, does an impeccable job with her acting chops. The much-in-news trailer of " Golmaal Again " has hit the internet and it looks bigger and better than all the other installments of the franchise. Read More »

Pres. Trump Heads to Ala. to Support Sen. Strange

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Unusual reiterated his support from President Donald Trump and said Moore, who was twice removed as chief justice, had no accomplishments to his name. "He loves Alabama, and so do I!" Republican candidate Roy Moore in Alabama is learning the hard way that spelling counts. The religious focus and anti-LGBT message is at the core of Moore's political identity. Read More »

China: Trump bank ban statement 'not consistent' with facts

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The UN Security Council recently held two unanimous 15-to-0 votes adopting hard-hitting resolutions against North Korea, he said. He said the actions will be "forward looking" and will take effect immediately in an effort to force President Kim Jong Un to cease his "hostile behavior". Read More »

Betsy DeVos Reverses Obama-era Policy on Campus Sexual Assault Investigations

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The Education Department said the new guidance does not absolve schools of their duty to "confront these horrific crimes and behaviors head-on". There will be no more sweeping them under the rug. "She said the majority of such cases amounted to "'we broke up, and six months later I found myself under a Title IX investigation because she just decided that our last sleeping together was not quite right'". Read More »

Video shows helicopter rescue from capsized vessel after Hurricane Maria

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U of L engineering student Ismayra Jimenez has not heard from her family in Puerto Rico for almost two days. Her parents live here but the rest of her relatives live on the west side of the island in the city of Aguada. "Our hearts go out to those affected by the recent earthquakes in Mexico and Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and surrounding areas", said Kim Price, president, 3M Foundation. Read More »

Trump's travel ban on six Muslim countries set to expire on Sunday

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But Omar Jadwat, an American Civil Liberties Union lawyer who has argued against the ban in court, said politics, not national security, would likely decide the issue, at least until the Supreme Court can rule on it next month. Trump declared a political and legal victory and shut down visa issuance for the six countries. Trump originally targeted travelers from seven countries for 90 days and all refugees for 120 days in order to give officials time to review visa and vetting procedures. Read More »

A Tale of One Speech

Trump must decide by October 15 whether to certify that Iran is complying with the pact. Tillerson has said those "sunset clauses" were the deal's biggest flaw. "We can not abide by the agreement if it provides cover for the eventual construction of the nuclear program", he said. The latest bitter tit-for-tat at the United Nations lectern shows how U.S. Read More »

10000 evacuated as Indonesia raises volcano alert on Bali

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Approximately 10,000 villagers had left their homes around the volcano, officials said. The Department of Meteorology, Climate and Geophysics said there has been a "tremendous increase" in the mountain's seismic activity, indicating a greater probability of an eruption. Read More »

Nuclear weapons will not bring security for North Korea: Tillerson

Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia took issue with the meeting, saying a discussion on nonproliferation "should be general, not pegged to someone's idea of 'pariah states.'" He said a USA "concept note" sent to council members before the meeting "artificially links three country situations which have absolutely nothing to do with each other". Read More »

North Korea hints it could test hydrogen bomb in Pacific

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Kim also said he is "thinking hard" about his response and that Trump "will face results beyond his expectation". "If [the US] is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea ", Trump told the assembly during his maiden appearance on such a stage. Read More »

Iran Warns US against Withdrawing from Nuclear Deal

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The US has, however, alleged that Iran has violated "the spirit" of the agreement with its national missile program. "The Iran deal was one of the worst and most one-sided transactions the United States has ever entered into". The JCPOA or commonly known as the Iran Nuclear Deal was the result of two years of intense multi-party talks, and has been widely praised by the global community and endorsed by the UN Security Council as part of Resolution 2231, Rouhani said. Read More »

Police permit necessary for idol immersion on Muharram: Mamata sidesteps HC order

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The home secretary said that following Thursday's order of the Calcutta High court to allow immersion on Muharram , he said that the court has made it clear that the administration can allow the immersion processions if permissible. While condemning the critics accusing Muslim appeasement, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that it is humiliating to her. He also said that the high court order has a provision of "immersion as permissible". Read More »

Mexico natural disaster: Girl who captivated the nation never existed

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Rescuers removed or broke through slabs until they found cracks that allowed workers to wiggle through to reach the victims, then lift them to safety. "That indicates to us that there is a cadaver". In some places, the dogs had to crawl, getting much deeper into the rubble than rescuers could. They receive training that determines whether they will go into detection of narcotics, explosives or people. Read More »

Tropical Storm Warning for Southeast Massachusetts as Jose Lurks Off-shore

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The National Hurricane Center has issued Tropical Storm Warnings for Woods Hole to Sagamore Beach on Cape Cod, as well as Block Island, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. Here are the peak wind gusts in Southern New England so far with Jose. Here's a look at the timing and what to expect from Jose. It is a large storm, with tropical storm force winds extending 205 miles from its center. Read More »

Iran shows off new ballistic missile at military parade

As part of the annual tradition, Iran has arranged military parades with the top leadership in attendance. He also said the missile is "more tactical" and smaller in comparison to other ballistic missiles developed by the Defense Ministry. Read More »

One Indian Soldier, Two Radicals Killed in Border Clashes

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Special hotline contact was established between Pakistani and Indian director generals of military operations, and the issue of deliberately targeting Pakistani civilians was raised, an army statement said. "Apart from these, firing by BSF troopers were initiated onto armed intruders attempting to infiltrate from close proximity of Pakistan posts along Amritsar border", the statement said. Read More »

Rohingyas illegal immigrants, a threat to India: Government to Supreme Court

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Myanmar stood ready she said, to repatriate refugees in accordance with a "verification" process agreed with Bangladesh in the early 1990s. Around 300 men started throwing rocks and Molotov cocktails at officers protecting a truck delivering supplies from the International Committee of the Red Cross to a jetty in the Rakhine state capital, Sittwe, said police officer Phyo Wai Kyaw. Read More »

Packers will try to offset their injuries

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The Bengals were 0-1 and underdogs going into Lambeau Field. But Green Bay (1-1) is still smarting from a loss at Atlanta, eager to get back on track as an NFC contender. The injury report on offense read like a Pro Bowl roster, with receivers Jordy Nelson (quad) and Randall Cobb leaving the game. However, once the regular season started, Packers fans hoped that the offensive line would correct itself. Read More »

Spain Sends More Police to Catalonia to Block Referendum

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Police intensified their crackdown since Wednesday, arresting several key members of the team organizing the referendum for October 1. They include Josep Maria Jove , the secretary general of economic affairs for the region and No. Catalan authorities vowed to hold the referendum despite the court's ruling. The demonstrators waved Catalonian flags and held up ballot boxes as they denounced the "heavy-handed" treatment of the referendum by Spanish authorities, following Wednesday's wave of ... Read More »