• Protests as supporters try to push health care bill through
Protests as supporters try to push health care bill through

Tuesday, Kentucky's Senior Senator, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , announced this he'll delay a vote until after the 4th of July recess. "It's certainly going to be very hard", she said , referring to McConell and the Trump administration's effort to get her onboard.

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  • Senate GOP delays health care vote
Senate GOP delays health care vote

Republican senators unveiled their version of the health bill on Thursday, and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has indicated he wants to see a vote before the end of this week. Susan Collins , R-Maine, Sen. Tom discussed the lack of Republican support for the new healthcare bill during The Tom Sullivan Show on Tuesday. Sen.

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  • Afghanistan: At Least Five killed as Taliban Storm Police Compound
Afghanistan: At Least Five killed as Taliban Storm Police Compound

He said there were no USA or North Atlantic Treaty Organisation fatalities, but noted that US soldiers were wounded. The insurgents also target the global coalition forces deployed in support of Afghan forces: seven USA soldiers were injured on Saturday by an Afghan soldier who returned his weapon against his instructors and advisers.

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  • US Senate Passes Sanctions Against Iran And Russia
US Senate Passes Sanctions Against Iran And Russia

The Iran bill is due come up for a vote as soon as this week. Senate Democrats expressed concerns to Politico that the extremely busy news cycle related to the investigations surrounding Russian Federation and Trump may ironically allow the administration to block or stall this legislation created to punish Russian Federation.

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  • Death toll rises to 29 in Afghanistan bombing
Death toll rises to 29 in Afghanistan bombing

Helmand, a centre for opium production, has been the scene of fierce fighting against the Taliban for years, involving British troops, US Marines and Afghan forces. Afghanistan and Pakistan routinely accuse each other of harboring the insurgents. Two other local officials were wounded. King and Weekes were abducted outside the American Univers...

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  • Republicans delay to gather support for healthcare bill
Republicans delay to gather support for healthcare bill

With unanimous Democratic opposition, the bill could only afford to lose two GOP votes and pass, and at least five GOP senators were opposed to beginning debate on the bill. But Senate observers say the veteran lawmaker, respected by friends and foes for his tactical savvy, knows how to survive politically. Nearly immediately after Heller's state...

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  • Indian-origin leader Leo Varadkar elected as Ireland's Prime Minister
Indian-origin leader Leo Varadkar elected as Ireland's Prime Minister

The lower house of Parliament, the Dail Eireann, approved his nomination 57-50, with 45 abstaining. Mr Varadkar also vowed a "genuine willingness" to work together with all parties "on matters relating to Northern Ireland and matters outside the State".

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  • Bad News Guys, Netflix Prices Are Going Up From Today In Australia
Bad News Guys, Netflix Prices Are Going Up From Today In Australia

Luxury cars attract almost 44.5 per cent tax in the current regime, which will come down to 43.5 per cent under the new GST norms. But let's be honest - we would have been getting these anyway. AC restaurants, meanwhile, charge around 10.6 percent including service tax and VAT. Cab rides via Ola, Uber and other cab aggregators will get slightly c...

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  • Work at Indian container port stalled by malware
Work at Indian container port stalled by malware

About 2,000 users had been attacked by midday Tuesday in North America, according to Kaspersky Lab analysts, with organisations in Russian Federation and Ukraine the most affected. APM Terminals at the Port of NY and New Jersey would be closed for the rest of the day "due to the extent of the system impact", the Port said. APM Terminals, a subsid...

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  • US Image Plummets Under Trump White House, Pew Survey Says
US Image Plummets Under Trump White House, Pew Survey Says

America's image has suffered the most among some of its closest allies in Europe and Asia, as well as Mexico and Canada, the study shows . Only a 22 percent of global citizens express confidence in US President Donald Trump as a world leader, with 35-49 percent of Indians having little faith in him as as global leader.

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  • Pope Francis General Audience: English summary
Pope Francis General Audience: English summary

Peter's Square. "Christians are therefore men and women 'against the current, '" he said . The Lord himself warned his followers that, in proclaiming the Kingdom of God, they would encounter opposition and hostility in this world of sin and injustice.

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  • Cyber attacks reported globally, Ukraine Govt. infrastructure in chaos
Cyber attacks reported globally, Ukraine Govt. infrastructure in chaos

The onslaught of ransomware attacks may be the "new normal", said Mark Graff, the chief executive of Tellagraff, a cybersecurity company. However, that email address has been shut down by the email provider, reported the Guardian . The big USA pharmaceutical company Merck, based in Kenilworth, N.J., acknowledged in a tweet that it had been hit...

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  • 57 dead in US-led strikes on IS Syria prison: monitor
57 dead in US-led strikes on IS Syria prison: monitor

A coalition spokesman said it was looking into the casualty reports. On Friday, SOHR said the USA -led coalition's strikes against ISIS in two Syrian provinces killed 472 civilians in month prior. He said the activities were similar to preparations taken before an April 2017 attack that killed dozens of men, women and children, and warned tha...

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  • GOP Leaders Delay Health Care Bill Vote, Endangering 'Obamacare' Repeal
GOP Leaders Delay Health Care Bill Vote, Endangering 'Obamacare' Repeal

New Jersey opponents of the Republican effort to overhaul the nation's health care laws aren't ready to declare victory, even as Senate Republicans delayed an expected vote on their controversial bill. Instead, McConnell, an L.B.J. -esque master of the dark arts of the upper chamber, suggested that the Senate would draft its own, more generou...

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  • Ransomware 'Nyetya' behind new global cyber attack: Cisco
Ransomware 'Nyetya' behind new global cyber attack: Cisco

As per several reports, Indian units of United Kingdom and Russia-based oil and gas, energy and aviation companies were also hit. Global pharma giant Merck confirmed via Twitter that its computer network was compromised as part of the massive ransomware campaign.

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  • Look forward to welcoming Ivanka Trump in India: PM Modi
Look forward to welcoming Ivanka Trump in India: PM Modi

Modi meanwhile, described his White House visit as being "filled with friendliness" from the "opening tweet to the end of our talks". Addressing Trump directly, Modi offered his "deep appreciation" for the President's "strong commitment to the enhancement of our bilateral relations".

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  • Indian PM Modi meets his Dutch counterpart for talks
Indian PM Modi meets his Dutch counterpart for talks

Terrorism and counter-terrorism ruled the discussions between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United States President Donald Trump on Monday with both the leaders calling on Pakistan to ensure that its territory is not used as a launch pad by extremists.

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  • Alabama Army Base in Lockdown due to 'Possible Active Shooter'
Alabama Army Base in Lockdown due to 'Possible Active Shooter'

A spokesman for Redstone says it could be a possible active shooter. Redstone Arsenal spokesperson Christopher Colster said the location of the incident has not been determined though people inside the arsenal said it is in the Sparkman Center.

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  • Israel Denies Daesh's Claim of Responsibility for Deadly Jerusalem Attack
Israel Denies Daesh's Claim of Responsibility for Deadly Jerusalem Attack

He also said the attack proved the Palestinian Authority's policy of security coordination with Israel was wrong, calling it "a national crime". However, there have been a string of recent attacks near the Old City. issued a statement in which it condemn (s) the officers who killed the terrorists, and praised the murderers as heroes", Netanyahu sai...

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  • Brussels Bomb Suspect Identified as Moroccan from Molenbeek Previously 'Known to Police'
Brussels Bomb Suspect Identified as Moroccan from Molenbeek Previously 'Known to Police'

In the weeks before summer begins, Europe has been facing a wave of "small" terrorist attacks that have put the population and travelers on alert. " It was clear he wanted to cause much more damage than what happened ", Van der Sypt said, adding that the explosives went off twice, " but it could have been much worse ", as cited by AP.

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  • No tweeting for Angela Merkel - but she does check Trump on Twitter
No tweeting for Angela Merkel - but she does check Trump on Twitter

In an interview , she said the German parliament should have a conscience vote on same-sex marriage. But Stefan Kaufmann, an openly gay legislator for the Christian Democrats , said that he hoped Parliament would vote on the issue this week.

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  • 5 things to read to about the Yellowstone grizzly delisting
5 things to read to about the Yellowstone grizzly delisting

In making the decision to lift the protection, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke remarked on the long-term efforts that have allowed the bear to thrive: "This achievement stands as one of America's great conservation successes; the culmination of decades of hard work and dedication on the part of state, tribal, federal and private partners", Zinke s...

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  • Top Senate Republican expresses optimism on healthcare bill after Trump meeting
Top Senate Republican expresses optimism on healthcare bill after Trump meeting

Collins said that she planned to accept the White House's invitation for an all-GOP senators meeting later Tuesday, but insisted that she's not anywhere close to supporting the bill. Now they think one of the groups may have gone too far . Both the House and the Senate have different health care bills. Aides were also seen scurrying around i...

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  • McConnell delays Senate health care vote
McConnell delays Senate health care vote

In the private meeting that followed, said Marco Rubio of Florida, the president spoke of "the costs of failure, what it would mean to not get it done - the view that we would wind up in a situation where the markets will collapse and Republicans will be blamed for it and then potentially have to fight off an effort to expand to single payer at som...

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  • Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit
Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit

Yet Davis stressed that Britain would deliver certainty "as soon as possible" to European Union citizens living in Britain and to British citizens in the European Union, a common ground between the two sides. "We must first tackle the uncertainties caused by Brexit ", he said. European Union leaders must unanimously agree when they are rea...

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  • Queen's speech dominated by European Union exit
Queen's speech dominated by European Union exit

Signaling the importance of Brexit, the queen will set out plans not for the usual one year, but for two years. As MPs began debating the government's plans, Mrs May said the country was split "between red and blue, young and old and Leave and Remain" and Parliament's challenge was to heal, not reflect those divisions.

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  • Speeding man in Alpharetta pulled over with alien doll passenger
Speeding man in Alpharetta pulled over with alien doll passenger

Police laughed when they approached the auto and saw the life-size, big-eyed alien riding shotgun. Gordon later told the Associated Press that the speeding driver did not explain to the motorcycle officer as to why he had an alien doll or an "out of this world passenger".

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  • Asia stocks pressured as Wall Street hit by healthcare vote delay
Asia stocks pressured as Wall Street hit by healthcare vote delay

The euro also rallied after Draghi's comments, hitting a nine-day high at of $1.1291, up 0.9 percent on the day."He (Draghi) has been speaking more about the medium term and the ECB being a bit more sure that inflation will return to target", said Cathal Kennedy, European economist at RBC in London.

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  • State has little comment on abortion law suit
State has little comment on abortion law suit

The state argued that its law records accurate information about biological parentage, which could be important to a child for future health-related reasons. Phillips considers himself to be a "cake artist", according to the court documents. The couple planned to marry in MA and wanted a cake to celebrate in Colorado.

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  • America's Cup defenders U.S. claw back a win over New Zealand
America's Cup defenders U.S. claw back a win over New Zealand

Having won race six on Saturday, Oracle Team USA went into the second Sunday of the America's Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton , looking to gain more ground on their Kiwi rivals, but the New Zealand juggernaut had found its pace again and was unbeatable in similar weather conditions to day three, Saturday 24th June.

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  • Senator to block arms sales over Qatar crisis
Senator to block arms sales over Qatar crisis

Qatar has also been asked to hand over opposition figures wanted by the four countries, to downgrade diplomatic ties with Iran , and to shut a Turkish military base . The request required Qatar to quit funding extremist groups, close down her government-sponsored Aljazeera News network, severe ties with Iran and stop the construction of a Turkis...

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  • Senate Republican leaders delay healthcare bill vote
Senate Republican leaders delay healthcare bill vote

The defections came as Congress' nonpartisan budget referee said the measure would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 2026 than President Barack Obama's law, which Republicans are trying to replace. The House bill unveiled last month shaved the federal deficit by $119 billion. That dealt a setback to Republican efforts to repeal ...

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  • Former Trump campaign chairman registers as a foreign agent
Former Trump campaign chairman registers as a foreign agent

Manafort, who resigned from his campaign post shortly after the article appeared, has denied receiving any payments in cash, and state prosecutors in Ukraine have not accused him of wrongdoing. Mr. Manafort's deputy, Richard Gates, reportedly also oversaw a lobbying campaign in Washington to burnish Ukraine's image there. Manafort joined the ...

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  • Brazil President Michel Temer charged over alleged multi-million bribery case
Brazil President Michel Temer charged over alleged multi-million bribery case

In fact, the charges give Temer an incentive to hang on to office for as long as possible, said Mauricio Santoro, a political scientist at state University of Rio de Janeiro. The son of Lebanese immigrants with a fancy for writing poetry, Mr Temer promised stability and economic austerity reforms to push Brazil out of its worst recession in his...

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  • Saudi Arabia: 'Our Demands on Qatar Are Non-negotiable'
Saudi Arabia: 'Our Demands on Qatar Are Non-negotiable'

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir was referring to a list of demands Qatar would need to fulfill to ease concerns of Arab states over the country's role in extremism funding. "If they don't, they will remain isolated". The United States though has cautioned that some of the demands would be hard for Qatar to accept, asking the Saudis for a cl...

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