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World Media Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious right
Author: 0 Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious right

Cory GardnerCory GardnerMotorcycle officer in Pence motorcade injured after crash Pence meets with Koch brother in Colorado The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (R-Colo.). "Later this summer when we repeal and replace Obamacare, we're going to defund Planned Parenthood once and for all", he added, to a standing ovation.

Author: 0 India, Portugal sign 11 pacts to boost bilateral ties

Israel has announced Prime Minister Narendra Modi?s visit to the country next week, which is the first ever by any Indian Prime Minister. The two governments are working on a joint statement about fighting terrorism, and a senior White House official says: "We can expect to see some new initiatives on counterterrorism cooperation".

Author: 0 F1: Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo wins action-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix

The race was just about to start again when race control called for the safety auto to stay out, because of debris from Raikkonen's vehicle. It was a hectic race, people crashing and we stayed out of trouble. Hamilton, who led for much of a race that was red-flagged on lap 21 as the street circuit was cleared of debris, suffered his misfortune on the 32nd of 51 laps.

Author: 0 Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State in years

Lise Grande, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator in Iraq, said in a statement there are reports that thousands of people are being held as human shields by Islamic State. "When Da'esh targeted the mosque and minaret a few months ago, the people of Mosul formed a human chain to protect the site, proving once again that the protection of heritage can not be delinked from the protection of human lives", she added.

Author: 0 Saudi, most Gulf Arabs start Eid al-Fitr on Sunday

Trump also marked the beginning of the Muslim holy month of fasting in a statement laced with warnings against terror and violence, even mentioning the recent terror attacks in the UK. The decision was taken after the new moon was sighted Saturday. Canberra's Muslims have celebrated the end of Ramadan . Over 250,000 Islamic faithful came to the Moscow Cathedral Mosque for the morning prayer celebrating the Eid al-Fitr festival, police reported.

World Media Protesters briefly halt Pride Parade
Author: 0 Protesters briefly halt Pride Parade

This year, there will only be one unmarked police auto at the front of the parade. Organizers said they wanted to "respect the pain the community is feeling right now" following the verdict in the trial of Jeronimo Yanez and Philando Castile.

Author: 0 Arab states don't seek 'regime change' in Qatar

The four Arab governments delivered the demands to Qatar through Kuwait on Thursday, more than two weeks after severing all ties with the emirate and imposing an embargo. The Qatari foreign ministry said it was preparing its response, according to Al-Jazeera . Qatar is a member of the Gulf Cooperation Council with Bahrain , Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

World Media Shooting forces lawmakers to rethink their security
Author: 0 Shooting forces lawmakers to rethink their security

The attack happened around 7 a.m. Wednesday morning at the Eugene Simpson Stadium Park where lawmakers were practicing for a congressional charity baseball game. A day later, Pelosi and Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., were trading recriminations over which side's overwrought rhetoric was more responsible for violence.

Author: 0 Toll from Pakistan tanker fire climbs to 148

Dr. Rizwan Naseer, director of Punjab provincial rescue services, said rescuers were collecting the badly burned bodies, many beyond recognition. The reports indicate that more than 100 people are injured and the death toll may mount further.

Author: 0 All tower block cladding checked so far fails fire test

Cladding on 34 high-rise blocks of apartments in 17 council areas in England have failed fire safety checks, the government said. In London , officials trying to avoid another fire disaster after the fast-moving blaze killed at least people at Grenfell Tower sought Sunday to complete the evacuation of hundreds of apartments in four towers deemed unsafe .

World Media GOP's challenge: finding enough votes to pass Senate health care bill
Author: 0 GOP's challenge: finding enough votes to pass Senate health care bill

Access would start in 2020, and presumably, adults who lose Medicaid expansion coverage could also get tax credits on health plans. The 142-page bill, crafted behind closed doors , would result in more gradual but deeper cuts to Medicaid funding than cuts proposed in a controversial bill passed by the House of Representatives in May.

World Media Saudi Arabia security forces foil planned terror attack on the Grand Mosque
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia security forces foil planned terror attack on the Grand Mosque

In a statement issued on Saturday, Iran's Foreign Ministry said that terrorism is growing and becoming rampant. The building collapsed, injuring six foreigners and five members of the security forces. The Saudi Interior Ministry on June 23 said the suicide bomber was preparing to carry out an attack on the mosque, where millions of faithful from around the world traditionally gather for the conclusion of the holy Ramadan fasting month.

World Media North Korea Conducts Another Rocket Engine Test
Author: 0 North Korea Conducts Another Rocket Engine Test

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has invited North Korea, his country's archenemy, to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, saying sports can serve as a peace maker and the invitation is thus aimed at easing incessant tensions between the two neighbors over Pyongyang's missile and nuclear programs.

World Media UK fire safety crisis expands; Hundreds evacuated in London
Author: 0 UK fire safety crisis expands; Hundreds evacuated in London

Camden Tower said residents in four towers on the Chalcots estate were moved for "urgent fire safety works". Police investigating the cause of the deadly 24-storey Grenfell Tower blaze have said the fire started in a fridge but spread rapidly due to the use of external cladding on the building, trapping residents in their beds as they slept.

World Media Puerto Rico Overwhelmingly Say Yes To Statehood But Will Congress Approve?
Author: 0 Puerto Rico Overwhelmingly Say Yes To Statehood But Will Congress Approve?

Those in favor of statehood hope the new status would put the island on equal standing with the 50 U.S. states, giving them more access to federal funds and the right to vote for the U.S. Lopez Rivera's supporters, including "Hamilton" playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda and other celebrities, view him as a symbol of Puerto Rican nationalism and the campaign to end what they see as the colonial status of the US territory, acquired by the United States after the Spanish-American War.

Author: 0 In UK, 34 high-rises fail fire safety tests

Some 650 homes were evacuated, forcing hundreds of people to hastily pack suitcases and ask to stay with friends and relatives, or take shelter in hotels or a leisure center where inflatable mattresses were set up until a more permanent solution could be provided.

World Media Trump cries witch hunt amid Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Trump cries witch hunt amid Russian Federation probe

Comey documented his encounters with Trump this year in written memos he put together after their in-person and phone meetings. The White House could assert executive privilege to prevent those officials from being questioned about conversations with the president, which could lead to battles in court, where judges have tended to hold that criminal investigations can override such privilege, the New York Times reports.

World Media PM Modi Arrives In Washington, Will Meet Trump On Monday
Author: 0 PM Modi Arrives In Washington, Will Meet Trump On Monday

Children sit by the statues of Mahatma Gandhi and his wife Kasturba at the Radha Krishna Temple before the visit by India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Lisbon , Portugal, Saturday June 24, 2017. "So it is logical to assume that the issues of global and regional security, and terrorism would figure in the discussions among the two leaders". Since 2008, India has signed more than $15 billion in USA defense contracts, including for C-130J and C-17 transport aircraft, P-8I maritime patrol ...

World Media UK Confirms It Will Leave EU Single Market Upon Brexit
Author: 0 UK Confirms It Will Leave EU Single Market Upon Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May says that the negotiations to withdraw from the European Union have "started constructively". Given that a disorderly departure from the European Union would have greater impact on the British economy than on Europe's , officials have warned that Brussels would have the upper hand in several aspects of the talks because of the limited time available to conclude a comprehensive exit deal.

Author: 0 Trump to clamp down on Cuba travel, trade, curbing Obama's detente

Godinez is a professor in the department of theatre at Northwestern and the resident artistic associate at the Goodman Theatre, where he is the director of the Latino Theatre Festival. "The new policy will empower the Cuban people", a senior White House official said. The White House arrived at its new policy after consulting with Congress and numerous Cabinet secretaries, and concerns for human rights were a major factor.

Author: 0 Philippines Celebrates Independence Day By Bombing ISIS

But the question remains as to how US Special Forces teams gained local authorization to join the fight, indicating that Filipino military assets made the call, and did so behind Duterte's back . As gunfire rang out and planes flew bombing raids to pummel districts of the largely-abandoned city, a crowd of soldiers and officials gathered outside a nearby government building to raise the Philippine flag.

World Media Senate Health Care Bill Draws Criticism From Conservative Republican Lawmakers
Author: 0 Senate Health Care Bill Draws Criticism From Conservative Republican Lawmakers

The bill would create a new system of federal tax credits to help people buy health insurance, while offering states the ability to drop numerous benefits required by the ACA. About 20 percent of all Americans and 40 percent of America's kids get their health care through the federal government's Medicaid program. "Scott there says that Medicaid's not being cut from their perspective, but based on what we see right now in the bill there's just no way that's true", Zwillich says.

World Media Businessman-in-chief owes lenders $436m: Disclosure
Author: 0 Businessman-in-chief owes lenders $436m: Disclosure

Trump reported $29.8 million in revenue from the club. That means it includes income from the first three months of his presidency, a period in which his newly opened Washington hotel became an attraction for his supporters and for foreign diplomats, while his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida , doubled its members' annual dues to $200,000.

Author: 0 Senate healthcare overhaul: Hopes and hurdles

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has pledged to have a vote on the legislation before July 4. Also appearing on "This Week" is Sen. GOP Sens. Rob Portman of OH and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia also expressed concerns about the bill's cuts to Medicaid and drug addiction efforts.

Author: 0 Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest

The Greene County Herald reports that rising waters could threaten homes and public buildings, including an elementary school. The expected wallop from Tropical Storm Cindy mostly failed to materialize in Louisiana on W... Cindy, which made landfall on the Louisiana coast, has since been downgraded to a Tropical Depression. Cindy is forecast to take a turn toward the north-northeast tonight, followed by a turn toward the northeast on Friday.

Author: 0 Charlie Dent 'concerned' by Senate health care bill

Capitol Police first asked people to stop demonstrating, then began arresting and carrying away those who refused. "It's simply not the answer", the Nevada Republican said at a news conference alongside Gov. "It hands enormous tax cuts to the rich and to the drug and insurance industries, paid for by cutting health care for everybody else". They said the measure missed delivering a GOP promise to Americans "to repeal Obamacare and lower their health care costs".

World Media North Korea warns against following 'psychopath' Trump
Author: 0 North Korea warns against following 'psychopath' Trump

Moon said he wants to sit down with as many world leaders as possible in Hamburg - including Xi, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin - where he expects the North's nuclear programme will top the agenda. "Revere said he had heard this "sense of frustration and anger" from the Warmbier family during the time he was advising them". Shapiro and Cain set up a fund-raiser on Facebook for the Warmbiers, with hopes of raising enough money to buy a memorial bench ...

Author: 0 Perez Blames Democratic Loss in Georgia's Special Election on Gerrymandering

So Ossoff, Republicans said, was "not one of us", the ultimate distillation of the culture war attack. I have enormous respect for her. It's time for new leadership. Democrats supportive of Pelosi have long argued that even if she stepped aside, Republicans would demonize any new leader the party elevated. The group said 71 Republican-held House seats lean more Democratic than Georgia's 6th Congressional District and each of those could be an opportunity.

Author: 0 Supreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case

The high court will review a lower court decision that said Wisconsin's Republican Legislature redrew district maps so much to their advantage that they were unconstitutional. Though a "workable standard" defining it did not exist, he suggested one might emerge in a future case. "They've shown time and again that they can't be trusted to put what's best for our democracy before their narrow partisan political interests, and now the U.S.

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