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World Obama Slams GOP For Attacking His ObamaCare Legacy
Author: 0 Obama Slams GOP For Attacking His ObamaCare Legacy

A vote is possible next week. In his speech in NY on Wednesday, Obama defended one of the major achievements of his presidency by saying the Graham-Cassidy proposal "would raise costs or reduce coverage, or roll back protections for older Americans or people with pre-existing conditions".

Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani slams 'rogue newcomer' Trump in United Nations speech

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he has made up his mind on whether to scrap the Iran nuclear agreement, but declined to say what his decision was. These include Iran's antipathy toward Israel , support for terrorism and Syrian President Bashar Assad, ballistic missile testing and its nuclear program.

World Jimmy Kimmel: Senator Bill Cassidy 'lied' about health care bill
Author: 0 Jimmy Kimmel: Senator Bill Cassidy 'lied' about health care bill

Bill Cassidy's recent introduction of a healthcare bill in Congress, co-sponsored with Sen. He alleged that the Senator was a blatant liar. The Graham-Cassidy bill to repeal the ACA would price vulnerable people out of the insurance market and result in millions and millions of people losing healthcare.

World Russia, China stand for diplomatic settlement in Syria, North Korea
Author: 0 Russia, China stand for diplomatic settlement in Syria, North Korea

Seoul's unification ministry said that Song's remarks appeared misleading as there is no change in the government's stance over humanitarian support for the North. US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis told an Air Force event on Wednesday that the effort to deal with Pyongyang was still diplomatically-led even as he acknowledged the "somber reality" that the Pentagon needed to have military options at the ready.

World Tropical storm Maria threatening battered Caribbean islands
Author: 0 Tropical storm Maria threatening battered Caribbean islands

That means that Jose has picked up strength since the hurricane center's last update , with an increase of 10 miles per hour to its sustained winds and a almost 20 miles per hour increase in gust speed. Forecasters say Maria is facing conditions eerily similar to the path Irma took - low wind shear, a warm ocean and very moist air - and warned the storm could intensify even more than they've so far projected.

World Suspect plans to sue 'hero' who stopped Starbucks armed robbery
Author: 0 Suspect plans to sue 'hero' who stopped Starbucks armed robbery

Surveillance video from the Fresno Starbucks showed Mr. Jerri bashing Mr. Flores, who was armed with a gun and a knife, over the head with chair. Flores approaches the barista and appears to be demanding money from her, pulling out a knife and what was later determined to be a toy gun.

World Philadelphians hoping to reach family in Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Philadelphians hoping to reach family in Puerto Rico

Two weeks after Hurricane Irma smashed over and through Puerto Rico, the US territory is, this time, directly in the crosshairs of Maria, with winds topping 160 miles per hour and 20 inches of rain lashing the already fragile island. Soto said, "I'm anxious about it". Captain Rodriguez said a huge portion of his family remains in Puerto Rico and, quite frankly, he's terrified. "We expect more people to leave as quickly as they can after the storm", Quinones-Sanchez said.

World New Zealand struck by two earthquakes
Author: 0 New Zealand struck by two earthquakes

Trains in the capital have been stopped, while people took to social media to report their feelings and check on family and friends. A 5.8 magnitude quake and a subsequent 5.0 magnitude event struck New Zealand today, hours after Mexico City suffered a 7.1 magnitude tremor.

World Third suspect arrested over London Tube bombing
Author: 0 Third suspect arrested over London Tube bombing

Scotland Yard said that the 25-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday in the Welsh city of Newport. Neither has been charged. "We now have 5 men in custody and searches are continuing at 4 addresses", he said. The statement follows the arrest of a second man in the Parson Green tube station attack in west London, injuring 29 people. The property is registered to Ronald Jones, 88, and his 71-year-old wife Penelope, who were awarded MBEs in the 2009 New Year's Honours List for services to ...

World Sacramento teen returns wallet full of credit cards, cash
Author: 0 Sacramento teen returns wallet full of credit cards, cash

Once Opdyke held the wallet up to the surveillance camera , Vang immediately recognized what it was. A young Sacramento man is receiving well-deserved praise on social media after he went out of his way to return a wallet he found, which had $1,500 in cash inside.

World Iran says USA seeking to undermine nuclear deal
Author: 0 Iran says USA seeking to undermine nuclear deal

Netanyahu denied a Reuters report citing USA officials close to the deal as saying that Israel and Saudi Arabia would not be in favor of scrapping the deal entirely and despite reservations about Iran's behavior, would prefer it remain intact.

World Japan SS: Srikanth, Prannoy, Sameer, Saina Sindhu & Satwik/Ashwini in RD 2
Author: 0 Japan SS: Srikanth, Prannoy, Sameer, Saina Sindhu & Satwik/Ashwini in RD 2

In men's doubles , Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy lost 18-21, 15-21 to eighth seeds Lee Jhe-Huei and Lee Yang of Chinese Taipei, while third seeded Korean Chang Ye Na and Lee So Hee ended Ashwini and N. While Okuhara got the better of Sindhu at the World Championships final in August in Glasgow, the Hyderabadi hit back at the Korea Open in Seoul last weekend.

World Government seeks prison time for Weiner in sexting case
Author: 0 Government seeks prison time for Weiner in sexting case

The Associated Press reported Wednesday that prosecutors have asked a judge to "send a message" with Weiner's sentencing, reminding the court that Weiner has claimed to be reformed in the past. Prosecutors attacked some of Weiner's arguments for seeking leniency and noted his full awareness that what he was doing was a crime, citing his co-sponsorship in January 2007 of a bill to require sex offenders to register their email and instant message addresses with the National Sex Offender ...

World Ads Aimed at Racists Prompt Facebook to Make Changes
Author: 0 Ads Aimed at Racists Prompt Facebook to Make Changes

The terms likely got into the ad targeting system by Facebook users who put them into their own profiles. When ProPublica contacted Facebook about the anti-Semitic ad categories, the social media firm removed them, explaining they had been generated algorithmically .

World Trump UN speech to slap 'rogue regimes', embrace nationalist tone
Author: 0 Trump UN speech to slap 'rogue regimes', embrace nationalist tone

Ambassador Bill Richardson told the Journal he was more concerned about Trump's remarks on Iran . It is time for all nations to work together to isolate the Kim regime until it ceases its hostile behaviour. Trump more recently has praised a pair of unanimous council votes to tighten sanctions on North Korea over its continued nuclear weapons and ballistic missile tests.

World Ivanka Hits Back At Critics Who Say She Needs To 'Moderate' Trump
Author: 0 Ivanka Hits Back At Critics Who Say She Needs To 'Moderate' Trump

Trump has three children with her husband Jared Kushner and during her interview with Dr. Oz, she revealed that with each of her three children she had "some level" of postpartum depression. Oz said. It seems Ivanka Trump is now officially not only complicit, but the laziest rich person ever. Trump has voiced support for women's rights and a paid family leave program, yet some critics say she has not exerted enough of a positive influence on her father's agenda, particularly his ...

World One student shoots another at high school in central IL
Author: 0 One student shoots another at high school in central IL

Police say this is still an active scene, but believe there was only one suspect. Officials said the injured student was in stable condition and the suspected shooter was in custody. They are being bused to Riddle Elementary School, where they can be picked up, according to police. We are working to get more information on this developing story and will update it as soon as details are available.

World California to file lawsuit over Trump border wall
Author: 0 California to file lawsuit over Trump border wall

In early August, DHS announced that it would waive environmental and other regulations to try to "ensure expeditious construction of barriers and roads" near the U.S. Times . "Not even the President of the United States", Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Wednesday. "The border can become efficient and safe with investments in infrastructure and technology instead of wasting billions of taxpayer dollars for a wall which will accomplish nothing".

World Florida governor issues new nursing home rules after post-hurricane deaths
Author: 0 Florida governor issues new nursing home rules after post-hurricane deaths

Scott said in a prepared statement late Tuesday, according to the Miami Herald . Medical staff from Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, which is near the nursing home, described a chaotic scene of evacuating the patients from the nursing home after three came into the emergency room with "extraordinarily high temperatures".

World Sri Lanka name new selectors ahead of Pak series
Author: 0 Sri Lanka name new selectors ahead of Pak series

Dinesh Chandimal will captain the side. Sri Lanka squad: Dinesh Chandimal (c), Lahiru Thirimanne (vc), Dimuth Karunaratne, Kaushal Silva, Kusal Mendis, Sadheera Samarawickrema, Roshen Silva, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Rangana Herath, Lakshan Sandakan, Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Vishwa Fernando, Lahiru Gamage.

World Christian Contractor Fired For 'Vote No' Facebook Post Responds To Backlash
Author: 0 Christian Contractor Fired For 'Vote No' Facebook Post Responds To Backlash

In another Facebook post Sims said that she is glad her former employee is being interviewed by the press as 'free speech is important as long as ur not being hateful or hurtful [sic]'. Madeline also took the opportunity to say that she'd treat any kids she worked with, gay or not, with the same amount of love. Josh of Canberra Kids Party's told the website they wanted to entertain children without political drama.

World With retirement rumors swirling, Boren calls press conference
Author: 0 With retirement rumors swirling, Boren calls press conference

Boren, 76, has served as OU's president since 1994, when he stepped down from his U.S. Senate post to accept the position as the school's 13th president. Under Boren, OU ramped up its recruitment of National Merit Finalists, twice leading all universities in the country in number of those scholars enrolled.

World Oklahoma City police kill deaf man who didn't obey commands
Author: 0 Oklahoma City police kill deaf man who didn't obey commands

One officer fired a Taser and the other shot the suspect with a firearm . The man was struck by a bullet. Sanchez, who had no apparent criminal history, died at the scene. Matthews said neither of the officers had a body camera equipped, adding that Lindsey is a supervisor and was not outfitted with one and Barnes may not have had one issued.

World Hurricane Maria will be Puerto Rico's most damaging storm on record
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria will be Puerto Rico's most damaging storm on record

Hurricane Maria is pushing on toward the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday as the second top-strength storm to lash the Caribbean this month. Meanwhile, Hurricane Jose-which was expected to cause some coastal flooding near New York City yesterday into today-has weakened to a tropical storm .

World Special Councel Robert Mueller requested documents on Trump's actions as president
Author: 0 Special Councel Robert Mueller requested documents on Trump's actions as president

Precisely what investigators have asked Rosenstein, or how key a figure he is in the probe, remains unclear. Mueller was given broad authority when he was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in May. The FBI interviewed national security adviser Michael Flynn in January about the conversations he had with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the transition that ultimately got him fired.

World Jose: Matic and Fellaini in best-ever form
Author: 0 Jose: Matic and Fellaini in best-ever form

Reports have suggested the Spain global had a bust-up with Mourinho at the end of last season and their relationship is in pieces. "I think he's going to be bit part", Neville said on Sky Sports of Carrick . "For Carrick and for Ander, it's just patience because their time will arrive", Mourinho told the club's website. Jose Mourinho has praised the form of Nemanja Matic and Marouane Fellaini , claiming the two Manchester United midfielders are now playing the best football of ...

World A last, last chance: GOP strains for Obamacare repeal votes
Author: 0 A last, last chance: GOP strains for Obamacare repeal votes

If it gets the needed votes now, it could be a short-term win for the GOP, but it could also mean long-term negative consequences for the party . "If your baby is going to die and it doesn't have to, it shouldn't matter how much money you make", Kimmel said .

World Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Kupwara, 1 jawan martyred
Author: 0 Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Kupwara, 1 jawan martyred

A surgical strike was conducted by the Indian Army on September 28-29 night in 2016 on terror launch pads across the Line of Control in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. The unprovoked firing adds to the continuous growing list of heightened ceasefire violations along the Indo-Pak border in the last few months. Pakistani troops had earlier violated ceasefire on the global border (IB) in the Jammu district consecutively for four days.

World Trump's threats against North Korea
Author: 0 Trump's threats against North Korea

USA presidents in the past have stated the obvious: that the United States has the ability to destroy North Korea . So, making such a statement was "horrifying" within a United Nations speech . The U.S. has long had a rocky relationship with North Korea. United States President Donald Trump speaks during the United Nations General Assembly at U.N.

World Raqqa campaign in
Author: 0 Raqqa campaign in "final stages", SDF says

US-backed forces have seized control of the vast majority of the Syrian city of Raqqa from the Islamic State group after overrunning five strategic districts, a monitor said on Wednesday. The SDF, an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias, launched their offensive on Islamic State in Raqqa city in June, backed by USA -led air strikes and special forces on the ground.

World Price Flying on Private Jets Instead of Commercial Planes
Author: 0 Price Flying on Private Jets Instead of Commercial Planes

The website said current and former staffers claim Price has been using private jets for travel inside the US for months, Politico reported . Price visited a resort in ME to join a question-and-answer session with a healthcare industry CEO and New Hampshire and Pennsylvania to visit community health center.

World Colorado police searching for serial sidewalk pooper
Author: 0 Colorado police searching for serial sidewalk pooper

Her children were the first to catch the runner mid-poop, with her trousers around her ankles, Cathy Budde said. The woman replied, "Yeah, sorry", Budde recalled. Howard Black, a spokesperson for the Colorado Springs Police Department told BuzzFeed News. The jogger could face charges of indecent exposure and public defecation.

World Haley: Trump's 'fire and fury' comment 'not an idle threat'
Author: 0 Haley: Trump's 'fire and fury' comment 'not an idle threat'

With backing from China and Russian Federation, the United Nations council voted earlier this week 15-0 to back the US-drafted ban on textile exports and restricting shipments of fuel to Pyongyang. But Beijing pushed back. China tends to be less willing than the United State to publicly condemn North Korea, partly for cultural reasons. That conversation took place days after North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear test, which caused a strong tremor in China's northern area.

World Rohingya Muslims Trapped After Myanmar Violence, Told to Stay Put
Author: 0 Rohingya Muslims Trapped After Myanmar Violence, Told to Stay Put

Bangladesh has seen an estimated 400,000 Rohingyas fleeing into the country in the past three-and-a-half weeks, creating a humanitarian crisis, with the refugees facing acute shortages of all kinds of humanitarian support, shelter, food, sanitation and clean water, said Kazi Reazul Haque, chairman of Bangladesh NHRC.

World Some 100 countries expected to sign treaty banning nuclear weapons
Author: 0 Some 100 countries expected to sign treaty banning nuclear weapons

The UK Government refused to take part in the negotiations that produced the Treaty and have made it clear that they will not sign. The United States, Britain and France are among nine countries believed to have nuclear weapons. But, UN Secretary General António Guterres acknowledged that much work was needed to rid the world of its stockpile of 15,000 atomic warheads. NATO said the treaty "disregards the realities of the increasingly challenging worldwide security environment" in the face ...

Author: 0 Time to expose countries propping up terror groups

The agreement came during a meeting between Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and the US Vice President Mike Pence on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly session in NY. In his remarks, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said Pakistan is the part of global efforts against terrorism and it has suffered huge losses in this war.

World Winners and losers in GOP's last-ditch health overhaul
Author: 0 Winners and losers in GOP's last-ditch health overhaul

Most Senate Republicans are still trying to figure out what's in the Graham-Cassidy bill. That blocking action is now staved off by budget rules that will expire at the end of the fiscal year. Politics is about priorities, and the priority now must be to stop Congress from ripping health coverage away from millions of our fellow citizens. Despite signs of momentum for the legislation, its fate is unclear.

World Hurricane Jose edges closer to New England; rain, some wind in store
Author: 0 Hurricane Jose edges closer to New England; rain, some wind in store

Showers were expected to begin Tuesday afternoon. The storm will probably continue to spin along the East Coast for several days, according to forecasters. Possible heavy downpours and steady rain closer to the coastline. Up to 1-2 inches of rainfall is possible in most areas. Meantime swells generated by Jose are likely to cause unsafe surf and rip current conditions for the next several days in Bermuda, the Bahamas and much of the USA east coast, the center said .

World Kim Jong Un vows to achieve 'equilibrium of force' with US
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un vows to achieve 'equilibrium of force' with US

Haley predicted that the USA approach at the United Nations summit would be "solid" and "strong", as diplomats and top US officials tackle global challenges. And Trump tweets that he's asked Moon about "Rocket Man" - an apparent reference to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon). As experts remain puzzled about whether the Russia-China drills send a message to the West or to North Korea , the importance of the isolated state to Beijing can not be underestimated.

World North Korea's latest missile test draws global condemnations
Author: 0 North Korea's latest missile test draws global condemnations

The US will also sent an aircraft carrier strike group to join military exercises next month, according to South Korea's defence ministry. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday condemned a new missile launch by North Korea , only days after it conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test .