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by | October 25, 2017 | 22:54

The bill was introduced in the Senate on the heels of the October 12 decision by the Trump administration to terminate payments known as cost-sharing reduction reimbursements to Obamacare insurers. The CBO also had earlier estimated that ending the payments would actually increase the federal deficit by nearly $200 billion over the next decade.

by | October 25, 2017 | 22:48

His remarks came days after Home Minister Rajnath Singh announced that the government would be holding sustained dialogue with stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir and entrusted the former IB chief to conduct the task. The FO in a statement had said that the move was an indication that India had recognised the "futility of the use of force and the indispensability of dialogue".

by | October 25, 2017 | 22:41

The Ufa born driver has been in F1 since 2014 after been promoted by winning the 2013 GP3 Series . He was promoted to Red Bull Racing a year in after Sebastian Vettel decided to make his moved to Scuderia Ferrari. He was dropped from the Red Bull senior team four races into the 2016 season to make way for Max Verstappen, the Dutch teenage prodigy who is now 20 and a two-time race victor.

by | October 25, 2017 | 22:39

The Iran sanctions bill requires the Trump administration to find and sanction companies and individuals inside and outside of Iran that are the main suppliers of Tehran's ballistic missile programs. Congress in July passed a sanctions package to impose penalties on Iran, as well as Russian Federation and North Korea. This bill also imposes additional sanctions on individuals or entities that help Iran develop ballistic missiles and other conventional weapons, but doesn't apply to any ...

by | October 25, 2017 | 22:27

The report claims that Marc E. Elias paid Fusion GPS to conduct the research that led to the production of the Trump dossier. Millions were paid to a political consulting firm, Fusion GPS, which then hired a former British intelligence officer, Christopher Steele, to dig up dirt on Trump's alleged connections to Russian Federation.

by | October 25, 2017 | 22:14

The Trump tax plan continues to face controversy, this time with concerns that the 401 (k) pension-matching plan may face reductions in the new tax overhaul plan, even as the president comes out on Twitter to claim that the plan will not be touched by the tax reforms.

by | October 25, 2017 | 22:08

The Guardian first contacted the USA state department in Washington, the U.S. embassy in Wellington and the U.S. high commission in Samoa in August, requesting details of the ambassador's trip to Samoa and comment on the complaints. Brown explained that he "absolutely told people they could make great waitresses". "Gail and I both walked in and said 'Boy, you look lovely, you look really handsome, you guys are great.' And apparently someone took offense to that", Brown said.

by | October 25, 2017 | 21:49

The adoption centers in Bihar have come under the police scanner after a three-year-old child from an orphanage here, who was adopted by a Keralite couple and taken to the USA, went missing and was reportedly killed. Mathews also said he did not awaken his wife, Sini. She was missing since October 7. He and his wife, Sini who is a nurse, had adopted Sherin from an orphanage in Bihar.

by | October 25, 2017 | 21:38

Trump also accused the media of not reporting on the other phone calls he has made to military families and said everyone else he spoke to "couldn't have been nicer". The President has faced mounting criticism for his call with Myeshia Johnson , the pregnant widow of Sgt. "Whatever Miss Wilson said was not fabricated", Johnson said.

by | October 25, 2017 | 21:41

Castillo was 17 years old at the time of the killing. The FBI and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) are now seeking the public's help in locating Alejandro "Alex" Castillo, 18, from Charlotte, North Carolina. He may have also traveled to the Mexican states of Guanajuato or Veracruz. Castillo speaks both English and Spanish. The woman who was with Castillo surrendered to Mexican authorities a year ago and is back in North Carolina facing charges related to Le's death, ...

by | October 25, 2017 | 21:37

Recreational marijuana has since been legalized in a total of eight states and D.C., including five where adults can purchase marijuana from government-regulated retail dispensaries: Colorado, Oregon, Alaska, Nevada and Washington state. The trajectory of Americans' views on marijuana is similar to that of their views on same-sex marriage over the past couple of decades. Of course, there is no guarantee that support stays at these levels, as NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben noted past year, ...

by | October 25, 2017 | 20:38

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said last month Pyongyang may consider conducting "the most powerful detonation" of a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean amid rising tensions with the United States. The latest sanctions, he said, are "another step toward stopping North Korea before it has the capacity to strike the United States". Ri also implied that diplomatic channels between the US and North Korea were nonexistent, despite US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reiterating over ...

by | October 25, 2017 | 20:02

Adam Lanza shot his way into the school on the morning of December 14, 2012, and murdered 20 first-grade students and six teachers. The documents, about 15-hundred pages in all, detail information about shooter Adam Lanza. In killing them, Lanza believed he was "saving them" and "taking them away from harmful influences" who were going to "brainwash" them, the woman reportedly told the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

by | October 25, 2017 | 19:54

Kyle Kirkman of the North Hollywood Police Department exclusively told Radar. The incident became the largest mass shooting in US history, leaving 58 dead and wounding more than 500. The investigation reportedly began before his brother opened fire on concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas on October 1. Sources also informed them that prior to Stephen Paddock's mass shooting, police were attempting to locate his brother, Bruce, without success.

by | October 25, 2017 | 18:49

Congress would even send an invitation to terrorists like Hafiz Saeed if it feels they can help them form the government in Gujarat, Nitin Patel was quoted as saying by ANI. The warrants were issued following the attack on BJP MLA Rishikesh Patel back in 2016. Not so, says Hardik Patel. "In spite of having such strong roots, people have lost their faith in Congress leadership", he said.

by | October 25, 2017 | 18:07

He commented that Tipu had died a historic death fighting British. President Kovind while chronicling the journey of Karnataka, recalled the contribution of great leaders from Vijayanagar rulers to Mysore Wadiyars to Tipu Sultan. In the letter addressed to the chief secretary of the state and the deputy commissioner of Uttara Kannada, Hedge, who is 5-time MP, had also added that it was shameful to celebrate the Tipu Jayanti .

by | October 25, 2017 | 17:11

No Arabic speakers reviewed the Facebook post before Israeli police arrested the man, reported the Israeli newspaper Haaretz . The construction, which a occupied Jerusalem municipal spokeswoman said was approved by the city's planning committee, was swiftly condemned by the Palestinians as a violation of worldwide law.

by | October 25, 2017 | 17:07

Halep has gone into the WTA Finals as one of seven players who can end the year as the no.1. The world No 8, known for her powerful baseline hitting, began the match in a positive fashion bringing up two break points in Halep's opening service game of the match.

by | October 25, 2017 | 16:54

The number of victims believed to have been abused by a track coach and school aide in Maryland has nearly doubled: A 206-count indictment made public this week accuses 30-year-old Carlos Deangelo Bell of abusing 42 boys between May 2015 and June 2017, Fox reports.

by | October 25, 2017 | 16:39

Hate it when you see people staring at their phones while crossing the street? First-time offenders could be fined up to US$35, while second-time offenders could be fined up to U$75. rose by 11% in 2016, suggesting that "distraction due to growing use of smartphone technology" was a contributing factor. It was passed earlier in the month by the Honolulu City Council.

by | October 25, 2017 | 16:33

The petition was given to the European Commission , the executive of the 28-nation EU which has recommended the license for the herbicide be renewed for ten years in mid-December. On Wednesday Belgium joined the ranks of opponents, telling AFP it wanted to see glyphosate phased out. Farm groups across the EU are threatening to sue the European Commission if it fails to decide on a vote to grant glyphosate a new licence.

by | October 25, 2017 | 15:25

Now, after 11 communities and more than 300,000 people - an "unprecedented" number - were told they must boil water from the tap likely until Friday, the Great Lakes Water Authority has launched an investigation into what caused the main to break Monday.

by | October 25, 2017 | 15:24

Since early 2017, the number one position was shared with Singapore , which was steadily going up, it said. Mr May adds that Singapore's rise is a "testament" of its "inclusive diplomatic relations and effective foreign policy". The vote came after Trump refused to allow visa-free travel to members of five European Union countries: Croatia, Cyprus, Poland, Romania and Bulgaria.

by | October 25, 2017 | 15:14

President Rodrigo Duterte witnessed the turnover of 5,000 Kalashnikov assault rifles and 20 army trucks from Russian Federation to the Philippines . US Ambassador Sung Kim played down any US concerns about Duterte's outreach to China and Russian Federation and noted that the United States, a former colonial power, was the country's only treaty ally, with far deeper ties in the Philippines.

by | October 25, 2017 | 13:42

Republican lawmakers argue the CFPB's own study shows consumers get more money in their pockets when they use arbitration as opposed to hiring expensive class-action trial lawyers. They said arbitration makes it possible for a consumer to seek redress without making either party go through the the cost of litigation. "As a result, companies like Wells Fargo and Equifax remain free to break the law without fear of legal blowback from their customers".

by | October 25, 2017 | 13:26

A sheriff's spokesman says two people have been fatally shot on the campus at Grambling State University, and the shooter fled the scene. A preliminary report said that there was an altercation before the gunfire. The victims have been reportedly recognized as Earl Andrews a Grambling State University senior and Monquiarius Caldwell, who was not a student at the university.

by | October 25, 2017 | 12:38

Founded in 2015, Whitefish - which had just two full-time employees when the contract was signed - says it has mobilized a team of almost 300 subcontractors in Puerto Rico, with more on the way. Susan F. Tierney, a former senior official at the U.S. Department of Energy is baffled by the decision to bring Whitefish Energy onboard. Already, Whitefish has scaled up to 300 employees in Puerto Rico - and it says 700 more are on the way.

by | October 25, 2017 | 12:18

The episode was caught by the cameras of TF1, France's biggest private channel, during a report on three young ministers who had been summoned to see Mr Macron , 39. Macron laughs, stays in his seat and continues with the meeting. " You've triggered utterly unusual behavior in my dog ", replies the president.

by | October 25, 2017 | 12:15

It is addressed to "Mark Zuckerberg, Esq." at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, California. The request was initiated by a group of MPs who are investigating the impact of "fake news" being circulated on social media. Facebook said numerous 3,000 ads promoted 470 "inauthentic" accounts and pages that it has now suspended. Individual MPs have previously alleged that the government already has details of alleged Russian interference in British elections that it is withholding from the ...

by | October 25, 2017 | 10:06

The individuals were said to be involved in research, military, and nuclear projects, including two men who were killed in bomb attacks in 2010 - nuclear engineer Majid Shahriari and physicist Masoud Ali Mohammadi. The Iranian-born man was captured in the spring of 2016 during an academic visit to the Iranian capital. The Islamic Republic branded a disaster medicine researcher as a "Mossad agent", giving him just 20 days to appeal the death sentence an Iranian judge handed down .

by | October 25, 2017 | 08:52

Much of that went to disaster recovery and insurance losses after extreme weather according to the New York Times. The report warns that recurring costs the federal government incurs as a result of climate change could increase by $12 billion to $35 billion per year by mid-century, and by $34 billion to $112 billion per year by late-century: the equivalent of $9 billion to $28 billion per year in today's economy.

by | October 25, 2017 | 08:50

Jobless rates declined in 85 of Ohio's 88 counties last month as students went back to school, and bus drivers and cafeteria workers went back to work, said Angela Terez, a spokeswoman for the state Job and Family Services Department. The Oregon Employment Department plans to release the October county and metropolitan area unemployment rates on Tuesday, November 21 and the statewide unemployment rate and employment survey data on Tuesday, November 14.

by | October 25, 2017 | 08:23

Starting Wednesday, all refugees will face more extensive background checks. Any additional screening would likely extend the timeline. Earlier this year, in January, Trump signed sweeping orders that significantly tightened the country's refugee and visa policies - suspending nearly all refugee admissions from a handful of mostly Muslim countries for four months.

by | October 25, 2017 | 07:45

He also said Trump has "great difficulty with the truth". 'I think that's the best way for us to have success'. And, the urgency of the tax reform debate for Republicans could help to paper over cracks in the Republican coalition. But his vote could be crucial in the Senate, where Republicans hold only a 52-48 majority and many Democrats are lining up against Republican tax cuts they say will benefit the country's wealthiest taxpayers at the expense of the middle class with more modest ...

by | October 25, 2017 | 07:37

It's unclear if those men are connected with the incident. Godolphin was last seen wearing black Adidas, straight-leg trousers with three stripes down the sides, a black T-shirt, and black hoodie with white writing on the front. An employee was then allegedly hit with an object covered in a white cloth held by the suspect. The suspect then ran away in an unknown direction. A police report also stated that investigators are searching for a woman who was also present at the scene, and who ...