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Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Wednesday removed his nephew Mohammed bin Nayef , 57, as crown prince and installed his son Salman in his place. With King Salman largely confined to the Palace owing to health reasons and Prince Nayef forcibly retired, the new Crown Prince has already become the de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia.
  • 'Dreamer' Tusk says Brexit could be reversed

    'Dreamer' Tusk says Brexit could be reversed

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    Arriving at the European Council summit in Brussels , the Prime Minister reaffirmed her intention that the future of the 3.2 million EU nationals in the United Kingdom and 1.2 million United Kingdom citizens in the EU should be one of the first issues to be resolved.
  • Trump to Democrats Over Georgia Loss: 'Obstruction Doesn't Work!'

    Trump to Democrats Over Georgia Loss: 'Obstruction Doesn't Work!'

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    In South Carolina, Republican Ralph Norman beat his Democratic opponent Archie Parnell by only 3.2 percent, .6 percent closer than Handel's win, in a much redder district. After Handel won this seat despite the Democrats launching Ossoff on this very expensive ill-fated venture, Conway simply writes that she is "Laughing my #Ossoff".
  • Senate finally unveils secret health care bill

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    The general consensus is that it's merely the House bill with some provisions re-stated in order to seem less cruel.You can find the bill here, and a summary here. Paul also takes issue with Medicaid under the new Senate bill because of his home state's experience, saying it was dishonest to tell people that the federal government would fund Medicaid expansion under Obamacare and then have the states bear part of the burden.
  • Wear the rainbow: 9 healthy ways to support Pride Month

    Wear the rainbow: 9 healthy ways to support Pride Month

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    Activists have gathered in Istanbul for LGBTQ pride since 2003, and until two years ago, they did so in peace. Violence against the LGBT community is on the rise. He has since apologized, but Mikelle Street, a writer for Vice, said , "His revelation was one of many that made Philadelphia's Commission of Human Relations take immediate action".
  • A change in policy toward North Korea?

    A change in policy toward North Korea?

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    Daniel Kanter said last week. US and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs are meeting later Wednesday in Washington for security talks. "Being with Otto made life all the more handsome and worth living", Alex Vagonis told the crowd of students and friends.
  • State Department officials honor Otto Warmbier at OH funeral

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    Kenneth Bae, a Korean American missionary who had previously been detained and released, said that he mourns with the Warmbier family, but added that there are others still within North Korea who are in need of help. officials expect China to exert greater pressure on Pyongyang. The remarks, in a joint press conference with Secretary of Defense James Mattis at the State Department, largely restated longstanding U.S.
  • After high-profile losses, some Democrats seek change at the top

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    Instead of enjoying a congressional district flip, Democrats found themselves with bowed heads and stooped shoulders. Failed Democratic candidate in the Georgia special election Jon Ossoff decried the rise of money in politics Tuesday before he completed the most expensive congressional race in USA history.
  • Trump visit to Britain left out of Queen's speech

    Trump visit to Britain left out of Queen's speech

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    This year's opening is a scaled-back version of the parliamentary ceremony, with the Queen arriving by auto rather than carriage and not wearing the Imperial State Crown or the Robes of State. In remarks after the speech , May acknowledged government failings in helping victims of a massive fire in a west London tower block on June 14.
  • Trump says health care bill needs 'a little negotiation'

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    Rand Paul of Kentucky blasted the process that Republicans in the upper chamber used while crafting their Obamacare repeal legislation Wednesday, reintroducing a resolution aimed at preventing lawmakers from rushing through legislation.
  • After Karen Handel victory, GOP celebrating, Dems searching

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    Georgia's 6th shares numerous same characteristics as the districts that Democrats believe will pave their way to a House majority in 2018. JOE CROWLEY: We're disappointed. I think it's time for a new generation of leadership. That drew criticism of Pelosi from fellow Democrats. MOULTON: Certainly one thing I learned as a Marine is - you know, my job description was very simple.
  • In video, girl begs mother for quiet after Castile shooting

    In video, girl begs mother for quiet after Castile shooting

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    Investigators have now released the video from Yanez's squad auto, showing what happened moments before Castille was shot. In a separate part of the interview, Yanez also remarked about why Castile owned a weapon, suggesting that he thought it was used to fend off drug dealers.
  • Senate releases GOP healthcare bill

    Senate releases GOP healthcare bill

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    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi assails the GOP bill as a tax break for wealthy Americans. The Senate version proposes a different way to help families pay for health insurance. Instead of Obamacare's insurance mandate, the House Republican bill would incentivize people to have continuous coverage whereby if coverage is interrupted for more than 63 days, insurers can charge a 30 percent penalty over the original premium for one year.
  • Ex-Officer Found Not Guilty After Fatally Shooting Sylville Smith

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    Heaggan-Brown was sacked two months following the shooting after he was charged in an unrelated sexual assault , but the jury heard nothing about the other case. District Attorney John Chisholm says he has no regrets about prosecuting the case. "I think we must be mindful that a young man lost his life", said Steven Kohn.
  • Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines

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

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    Furthermore, the fact that the Senate version extends those "cost-sharing reductions" through 2019 will help stabilize the health insurance market in SC, said Ray Farmer, director of the S.C. Here's a quick rundown of the standout provisions in the bill, which is expected to come up for a vote as soon as the end of next week. Paul called the new plan " Obamacare Lite ".
  • Louisville, Pitino await NCAA discipline in escorts case

    Louisville, Pitino await NCAA discipline in escorts case

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    Because your excuses, even when they're believable, are irrelevant in this era of NCAA compliance. Sadly, only to have Louisville basketball embarrassed by an irresponsible former player and have an out-of-touch NCAA committee attempt to erase the program's crowning moments.
  • The Senate Health Care Bill Looks A Lot Like The House's

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    With Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pressing ahead for a vote next week, senators now only a handful of days to decide whether to support or vote against the bill. In other areas the cuts are actually much more aggressive. U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said, "No surprise that insurance lobbyists are helping write this bill".
  • Gunman made no threats to Congress before Virginia shooting

    Gunman made no threats to Congress before Virginia shooting

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    He remains listed in fair condition in the hospital after undergoing multiple surgeries and is expected to recover. “The next thing I heard was one of my colleagues or somebody else on the field who said, ‘Run, hes got a gun, and I did just that.”.
  • Republicans Could Doom The Senate Obamacare Repeal Bill

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    As a budget reconciliation measure that is part of the 2017 federal budget process; the proposed law cannot be filibustered in the United States Senate and can pass with a simple majority, or 51 votes. The additional funds would continue through 2020, and be gradually reduced until they are entirely eliminated in 2024. Still, the number of low-income people without health insurance would be likely to grow because, starting in 2021, the bill would begin a three-year phaseout of the ...
  • Trump just revoked an Obama amnesty program for illegal aliens

    Trump just revoked an Obama amnesty program for illegal aliens

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    The Trump administration on Thursday walked away from an Obama-era policy created to protect undocumented immigrants with children in the United States who are either permanent residents or USA citizens. These individuals were brought to America as young children. DAPA affected certain undocumented immigrants who are the parents of children who are USA citizens or legal residents.
  • Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey

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    His forced departure from the Federal Bureau of Investigation was not only uncalled for (at least at the given moment since there were a number of reasons why he should have left sooner), but it was also unjustified. Comey alleges that during that meeting, Trump pushed him to drop the investigation into former national security advisor Michael Flynn , who was removed from his position as a result of the scandal.
  • In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience

    In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience

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    The president said that it was important that people who enter the United States are able to support themselves. "We use electric, we use the wind, we use solar, we use coal, we use natural gas, we will use nuclear if the right opportunity presents itself", Trump said .
  • The UK's Next Government Is Still Stuck On The Negotiating Table

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    In the worst-case scenario, he warned, the Tory-DUP partnership might reignite religious tension in Northern Ireland, which has already subsided since the Belfast Peace Agreement, more commonly known as the "Good Friday Agreement" (GFA), was concluded nearly 20 years ago.
  • Senate GOP health bill seeks to hobble Obama law

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    The CBO analysis will shed light on how much money the bill would cost and how many people would be covered. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY and other Democratic leaders began a series of procedural requests to slow down consideration of the legislation, a discussion draft of which posted shortly before the Senate convened.
  • Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

    Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

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    Manfra revealed that the DHS found that Russian hackers had targeted 21 states and successfully breached the election systems of some of them. As a result, some 122 local election offices received phishing emails. JOHNSON: You shouldn't view the October 7 statement in isolation, sir. "The Russian government, at the direction of Vladimir Putin himself, orchestrated cyber attacks on our nation for the goal of influencing our election".
  • DNC shrugged off help from authorities over email hack

    DNC shrugged off help from authorities over email hack

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    It's been said many times, but witnesses reiterated they have no doubt that Russian Federation itself was behind efforts to intervene in the U.S. election and were also very confident that no votes were changed in the process. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., seemed surprised Russian Federation had interfered before and pressed him on details. Be Civil - It's OK to have a difference in opinion but there's no need to be a jerk.
  • DA Vows To "Get Justice" After Bill Cosby Mistrial

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    However, immediately after the ruling, prosecutors were quick to announce that they will retry the case, reports CNN . O'Neill could schedule the retrial within weeks. He also found success with his "Fat Albert" animated TV show and starred in commercials for Jell-O pudding. The Bill Cosby sexual assault trial was closely followed by the public, and by members of the legal profession.
  • IOS 11 'Share Your WiFi' Feature Allows Connections Without A Password

    IOS 11 'Share Your WiFi' Feature Allows Connections Without A Password

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    Apple made the iPad a huge focus in iOS 11 , adding all kinds of nifty new iPad-only features that enhance productivity. Reports suggest that Apple will incorporate a feature in iOS 11 which will allow iPhone users to exchange password simply by approving a nearby phone and sending them the password.
  • Police release dashcam video of chickenshit fuck Jeronimo Yanez killing Philando Castile

    Police release dashcam video of chickenshit fuck Jeronimo Yanez killing Philando Castile

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    The dashcam video shows a very brief and rather polite exchange between the officer and Castile after Yanez tells him he pulled him over because his vehicle had a broken brake light. Yanez fired his gun only a few seconds after Castile calmly informed the officer that he had a registered gun in the vehicle. Reynolds said Castile was reaching for his wallet and identification when he was shot.
  • Ward Defeats Kovalev After Illegal Moves

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    Ward now moves on with his unbeaten record intact, building to 32 wins, no defeats, 16 knockouts, having retained his WBA, WBO, IBF Light Heavyweight titles. "I'm the pro. World champion should fight everywhere". And he's the best, but styles make fights. "I didn't feel like I was getting knocked down with his punches".
  • Queen's speech does not mention Trump's United Kingdom visit

    Queen's speech does not mention Trump's United Kingdom visit

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    Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn denounced the speech, arguing that May had delivered a "threadbare" program devoid of new ideas. "What we are seeing now is the opportunity for Parliament to control the Government ", he said . The speech was as notable for what it omitted as for what it included. There was no mention of May's hugely controversial invitation to US President Donald Trump to come on a state visit.
  • DUP Talks Not Going As Expected Sky Sources

    DUP Talks Not Going As Expected Sky Sources

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    Talks between the two parties, who are largely aligned on domestic issues and Brexit , have dragged on for almost two weeks, fuelling deep political uncertainty as Britain begins talks on leaving the European Union . The Mechanical Engineering Industry Association, known by its German initials VDMA, says that that goal of the two-year negotiating process is "damage limitation" because Brexit won't benefit either side.
  • North Korea urged to release captives after student's death

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    China's not going to cut North Korea off, though it could by ceasing all trade. Beijing , which wants resumed US negotiations with North Korea , is hoping for "positive outcomes" from Wednesday's dialogue, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said .
  • Mohammed Bin Salman wins support of Riyadh's 'allegiance council'

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    Mohammed bin Salman's swift rise and growing influence had already rankled other princes who accused him of undermining Mohammed bin Nayef . Although Prince Mohammed bin Salman's promotion was expected among close circles, the timing was a surprise, with the kingdom facing heightened tensions with Qatar and Iran , and locked in a war in Yemen .
  • Theresa May to unveil Brexit plans to EU leaders

    Theresa May to unveil Brexit plans to EU leaders

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    One senior official close to the talks predicted the collapse of negotiations at some point because of what he described as the UK's incapacity to be realistic. Ahead of the two-day meeting in Brussels , summit chairman Donald Tusk trumpeted the resurgence of the European Union, even as Britain launched talks this week on leaving.
  • Theresa May to Woo EU Leaders With Rights for Citizens

    Theresa May to Woo EU Leaders With Rights for Citizens

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    George Soros , the billionaire who earned fame by successfully betting against the pound in 1992, said Britain was approaching a tipping point that would see the economy slow to such an extent that Brexitmight even be reversed. Downing Street did not reveal details of Mrs May's proposals, but the PM has previously called for the issue to be settled as quickly as possible. But Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he hoped leaders of the other 27 European Union nations would offer ...
  • GOP health bill overhauls Obama law

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    An estimated 23 million people could lose their healthcare under a similar plan narrowly passed last month by the Republican-controlled House, according to the CBO. The Senate proposal slows the rollback of Medicaid expansion but includes deeper cuts to the health care program for low-income Americans. The Affordable Care Act's biggest achievement came through its expansion of Medicaid and its sibling, the Children's Health Insurance Plan.
  • 'Trump factor' seen in naming of new Saudi crown prince

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    Part of King Salman's latest decree has amended the Kingdom's statute of ruling, which says that only the sons and grandsons of the founding King Abdulaziz can be king and crown princes . "Marwan Bishara, Al Jazeera's senior political analyst, said this is the first time Saudi Arabia has such a young prospective king". The MSCI's move "signals to global investors that the country's capital market has attained greater maturity in terms of efficiency, governance and regulatory ...