AARP Opposes Health-Care Replacement Plan

The bill has passed through several committees, but members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus say they might be able to stop the bill from passing the House, in spite of heavy pressure from Republican leaders and the Trump administration. More..

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by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Prince William, Kate in Paris to cement diplomatic links

Patrick's Day Parade in London. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge landed in Paris on Friday for a two-day stay. "This visit opens a new chapter of this long Franco-British relationship turning towards a pro...More..

China's Premier talks up free trade, vows cooperation
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

China's Premier talks up free trade, vows cooperation

Trump has also castigated China for its military presence in the South China Sea. President Donald Trump has promised to take a tough line with China over bilateral trade. Mr Li also defended China's currency...More..

Turkey summons German envoy over Kurdish rally in Frankfurt
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Turkey summons German envoy over Kurdish rally in Frankfurt

In an interview with Der Spiegel published on Saturday, Germany's foreign intelligence chief Bruno Kahl said Ankara had repeatedly tried to convince Berlin that Gulen was behind the coup "but they have not succ...More..

Tillerson: State Department spending levels 'unsustainable'
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Tillerson: State Department spending levels 'unsustainable'

The State Department Correspondents Association said it was " disappointed " by the change in procedure. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pushed back against the White House, so the State Department's fundi...More..

Trump Trashes 'Fake Media' For Falsely Reporting On American Health Care Act
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Trump Trashes 'Fake Media' For Falsely Reporting On American Health Care Act

Price said the administration plans to test and then keep the bill provisions that benefit patients and drive down insurance costs. "There's no doubt about it", Price responded, acknowledging changes made to ...More..

Modi BJP picks firebrand to head India's Uttar Pradesh
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Modi BJP picks firebrand to head India's Uttar Pradesh

Ved Prakash Gupta and Brijesh Singh, the BJP MLAs from Ayodhya and Deoband, categorically denied there was any opposition to Adityanath's name or there were other leaders in the fray. In 2015, after Khan compla...More..

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Jose Mourinho is the flawless manager for Manchester United
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Jose Mourinho is the flawless manager for Manchester United

The Swedish striker arrived at Old Trafford on a free transfer from PSG last summer and many questioned whether he would be able to cut it in the Premier League in the latter stages of his career. "In order to ...More..

Ryan Looks to Thursday Health Care Vote With More Elder Pay Help
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Ryan Looks to Thursday Health Care Vote With More Elder Pay Help

One beneficiary of GOP's tax bill: President Trump . Dear Editor: Since resistance has grown and it will certainly be amended, it is not necessary to debate too many details of the Trump-Ryan health care plan...More..

Malaysia seeks 'important person' in Nam murder
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Malaysia seeks 'important person' in Nam murder

The young North Korean leader declared "that the whole world will soon witness what eventful significance the great victory won today carries", the report said, declaring Saturday as the "March 18 revolution" b...More..

Israel threatens to 'destroy' Syrian air defence systems
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Israel threatens to 'destroy' Syrian air defence systems

The secretary general of Lebanon's Hezbollah resistance movement, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, says Western powers are drawing on Takfiri terrorists in order to carry out their schemes in conflict-ridden Syria ....More..

Secret Service thwart attempted White House breach
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Secret Service thwart attempted White House breach

Chaffetz has notified the Secret Service that his committee is investigating the March 11 incident. The intrusion briefly put the White House complex into a escalated security posture, but the situation has s...More..

Grillo shoots 5-under at Bay Hill
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Grillo shoots 5-under at Bay Hill

Emiliano Grillo was the first round co-leader and one off the 36-hole lead at the Arnold Palmer Invitational but will start the final round at Bay Hill Club & Lodge several shots back. "We've had so much going ...More..

Forex - Dollar holds onto modest gains, but remains near 5-week trough
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Forex - Dollar holds onto modest gains, but remains near 5-week trough

The Federal Reserve may be well set on its interest-rate raising course this year, but gains in the dollar could prove harder to come by. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average fell 13.30 points to 20,...More..

Karim Baratov charged in massive Yahoo hack is not Kazakh citizen: MFA
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Karim Baratov charged in massive Yahoo hack is not Kazakh citizen: MFA

Justice Department indictment on Wednesday that portrayed Russian security services as having worked hand-in-hand with cyber criminals in the Yahoo case. USA authorities said earlier this week that Baratov and ...More..

Special Task Force to curb drug menace in Punjab: Amarinder Singh
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Special Task Force to curb drug menace in Punjab: Amarinder Singh

The low-key swearing-in opted for by Amarinder, who comes from the royal family of Patiala, is in sharp contrast to the crores of rupees spent by his predecessor Parkash Singh Badal for his own swearing-in gala...More..

Heavy fighting as Iraqi forces set sights on Mosul's Grand Mosque
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Heavy fighting as Iraqi forces set sights on Mosul's Grand Mosque

In addition to helping Iraqi forces retake territory, McGurk said the US -led coalition has killed 180 ISIS leaders since the campaign against the militants began more than two years ago. "Mostly we've been eat...More..

Secret Service Arrest Intruder Wearing Backpack On White House Grounds
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Secret Service Arrest Intruder Wearing Backpack On White House Grounds

Perhaps the most serious breach occurred on September 19, 2014, when Omar Gonzalez climbed over the north fence and made his way deep into the White House. A California man charged with jumping the White House ...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Budget Proposal Would Hurt Local Stations More Than NPR Or PBS

Such a proposal would eliminate the $445 million that Congress now sends to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting , the private entity that passes the money to almost 1,500 stations affiliated with NPR, PBS...More..

GCHQ: Claim we bugged Donald Trump 'utterly ridiculous'
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

GCHQ: Claim we bugged Donald Trump 'utterly ridiculous'

And Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pennsylvania, warned that Trump's comments and the White House's decision to dig in on the claims are undercutting the President's credibility and sapping his political capital at a ti...More..