Indian PM Modi visits Portugal on trip to meet with Trump

In a pre-departure statement , Modi on Friday said he will hold in-depth discussions with Trump during his visit and hoped to build a forward-looking vision for partnership with the new administration. On the economy, India and U.S. bilateral trad... More..

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by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Spicer expected to address Senate health care plan

Instead, the bill entices people to voluntarily buy a policy by offering them tax credits based on age and income to help pay premiums. The proposal would impose long-term federal spending cuts on the program. ...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Health Insurers Concerned by 'Dramatic' Medicaid Cuts in Bill

The Congressional Budget Office has yet to release estimates on the Senate health care bill . And like the House bill , the Senate's legislation rolls back the Obamacare Medicaid expansion , which help...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Nevada senator becomes fifth Republican to oppose healthcare bill

It would also lower the annual income limit for receiving subsidies to cover insurance premiums to 350% of the poverty level, or about $42,000 for an individual, from 400%. Facing uniform Democratic opposition,...More..

Bomber planning to attack Mecca's Grand Mosque blows himself up: ministry
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Bomber planning to attack Mecca's Grand Mosque blows himself up: ministry

Lebanon's Hezbollah has condemned a bombing near the Grand Mosque in Mecca . In dawn raids on Mecca and the Red Sea city of Jeddah officers arrested five suspects, including a woman, before surrounding the...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Obama denounces 'fundamental meanness' of Senate GOP health care bill

Mitch McConnell's release of his draft reform bill . But Caroline Pearson, a senior vice president at the consulting firm Avalere Health , says the bill bases its tax credits on lower-quality insurance...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidates'

The challenger, Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), is even more brutal, warning, "Our brand is worse than Trump's". Those involved in the discussions described them as preliminary among like-minded lawmakers. "They al...More..

Confed Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Confed Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico

Mexico has the best odds of moving forward in the tournament, since it stands to advance in either a victory or draw situation. The events in that game left third-placed Russian Federation needing to beat M...More..

Ryu shoots course-record 61 at NW Arkansas Championship
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Ryu shoots course-record 61 at NW Arkansas Championship

Reid finished in a tie for second after a six-under 65. "I knew I was hitting a lot of good shots, and that's what I just kept telling myself and finally found some good rhythm with the putter and that was th...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Magic Johnson comments on D'Angelo Russell trade

Hall of Fame basketball player Magic Johnson , who is new president of basketball operations for the Lakers , said last month that he would not let such controversies dissuade the team from picking Lonzo...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

India, Portugal sign 11 pacts to boost bilateral ties

Days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets US President Donald Trump's next week, health activists have expressed concerns about US pressure on India to change its drug regulatory and patent system, which...More..

Muggy and unsettled with showers and a t-storm today
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Muggy and unsettled with showers and a t-storm today

Friday & Saturday we can expect the threat of some locally heavy downpours. What's left of Tropical Storm Cindy will get caught by a cold front and move through with rain likely on Saturday morning. De...More..

Yemen's government to probe alleged torture of detainees
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Yemen's government to probe alleged torture of detainees

Pitter said HRW was working to independently verify whether U.S. forces were complicit in the detainee abuses in Yemen. Human Rights Watch said on Thursday that the UAE runs at least two "informal detention...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 56

The twin attacks followed a bombing earlier in the day outside the office of the police chief in southwestern Quetta, capital of the insurgency-wracked Balochistan province, that killed at least 13 people. Mo...More..

Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines

Robin Rudowitz, a health care policy analyst at the Kaiser Family Foundation, said the Senate version would eventually lead to lower-income individuals losing insurance coverage in those states that couldn't ...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Trump tweets support for Nancy Pelosi...sort of

During Wednesday's caucus meeting, Pelosi reportedly stressed to her fellow lawmakers that while the results have been disappointing, the party was making headway in districts that have been largely Republic...More..

Vermont pot proponent still hopes for legalization next year
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Vermont pot proponent still hopes for legalization next year

We can't put our heads in the sand. "We need to try to restore some trust in government by not overriding the will of the people", added the Somerville Democrat, a veiled reference to criticism leveled at the...More..

Group of Democrats meet behind closed doors to consider ousting Pelosi
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Group of Democrats meet behind closed doors to consider ousting Pelosi

In special elections for House seats vacated by Republicans who wound up in President Donald Trump's Cabinet, Democrats went 0-for-4 losing races in Georgia, Montana, South Carolina and Kansas. "This is cer...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

TCU's Wymer stymies Louisville in 4-3 CWS win; Florida next

Wymer entered the game in the fifth inning with TCU leading Louisville by a run and needing to retire Dick Howser Trophy victor and the No. 4 overall pick in the 2017 MLB Draft Brendan McKay, with the tying...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Philadelphia 76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft

Few thought that was possible when Fultz was a 5-9 JV guard as a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic in Hyattsville, Md. The first player taken who had spent two years in college was Duke's Luke Kennard, who went...More..

Flash Flood Watch for North Georgia
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Flash Flood Watch for North Georgia

Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday, with the highest risk of flooding north of I-40 and west of I-65. Many areas of the tri-state have already seen close to three inches of rain Friday, triggering watches and warning....More..

World joins India in Yoga Day celebrations
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

World joins India in Yoga Day celebrations

He said Yoga's popularity is high even outside India; and Yoga has connected the world with India. "It was a very nice gesture of prime minister to come out of the dry comfort of his waterproof tent and do ...More..

Program provides summer meals for kids
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Program provides summer meals for kids

But the summer lunch program can't provide every meal a child needs. A total of five pop-up pantries on Fridays throughout the summer are offering families a way to eat healthy meals on the weekends. For Teye...More..

Spurs select Buffs G Derrick White with No
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Spurs select Buffs G Derrick White with No

Minnesota could offer the 7th pick if they are that anxious to kickstart things in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. There is a chance that he will be wearing another team's uniform next season. He's scheduled to ma...More..

Murray gleaning on Chicago classic as Lions enter All Blacks' cauldron
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Murray gleaning on Chicago classic as Lions enter All Blacks' cauldron

He also reckons that if the Lions are to secure an unlikely series victory over the All-Blacks, they'll have to win the first game on Saturday, adding: "If the Lions are to win the series, they need to win th...More..

Huge stuffed cow saves 2-year-old boy after fall out window
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Huge stuffed cow saves 2-year-old boy after fall out window

Police Chief Brian Kyes said the toy "broke his fall". Police believe he managed to climb onto the windowsill from a convertible sofa nearby, lost his balance and fell through a fly screen about 15 feet, clut...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Senate Bill to repeal Obamacare, Reaction to cuts in Georiga

After weeks of discussions behind closed doors, the U.S. Senate unveiled a draft of its healthcare bill on Thursday that would overhaul the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare . "If you want to ...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Jonny Bairstow: I've learnt to accept not being an England regular

Everyone wants to play and I haven't thought about it too much just yet, there is a lot of stuff going on between now and the next ODI. "I know it doesn't look like it, losing by five-odd overs, but they had ...More..

Nairo Quintana set for Tour de France battle with Chris Froome
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Nairo Quintana set for Tour de France battle with Chris Froome

The British duo of Stannard and Kennaugh were both in the Sky team in the traditional Tour warm-up race, the Critérium du Dauphiné, this month but have been overlooked in the final selection. "Every Tour is...More..

Knicks end the run on freshmen picks in draft
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Knicks end the run on freshmen picks in draft

Markkanen was asked about potentially playing with or replacing Porzingis, who team president Phil Jackson told MSG Network on Wednesday the Knicks are taking calls about after he left NY without attending hi...More..