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Trump working on executive order on healthcare, hopes for negotiation with Democrats

Trump working on executive order on healthcare, hopes for negotiation with Democrats A few hours after that, the president was at it once again, delivering a speech in IN on taxes in which he declared , in reference to the latest GOP repeal legislation, "We have the votes on Graham-Cassidy". We will do the healthcare. "If we can come up with a fantastic healthcare bill that's okay for me", said Trump, noting it would be "good for both parties" if the agreement is bipartisan. [Full Article...]

No 'sufficient progress' in Brexit talks with UK

No 'sufficient progress' in Brexit talks with UK David Davis at the start of the week insisted that talks about the divorce bill needed to take place alongside the transition period, but Mr Barnier hit back at the suggestion on Thursday, arguing that there was no "logical and coherent link" between the two issues that meant they had to be discussed together. [Full Article...]

ISIS Releases Audio Of Leader's Purported Speech, Suggesting He Still Lives

ISIS Releases Audio Of Leader's Purported Speech, Suggesting He Still Lives The audio has come after several reports that Baghdadi was killed. The recording, which has yet to be verified, involved references to recent geopolitical developments, including US tensions with North Korea , in an apparent attempt to dismiss persistent reports that Baghdadi had been killed on the battlefield. [Full Article...]

140 pro-independence websites shut down in Catalonia

140 pro-independence websites shut down in Catalonia Now, Spain's chief public prosecutor has said Catalonia's current president, Carles Puigdemont, could be arrested for civil disobedience, abuse of office and misuse of public funds for pressing ahead with preparations for the October 1 referendum , according to Reuters . [Full Article...]

Thai PM confirms Yingluck in Dubai

Thai PM confirms Yingluck in Dubai The information on her whereabouts confirmed media speculation on her escape to Dubai last month, where her older brother, exiled former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra owns a house there. In recent days, rumors have placed her in London where she was said to be applying for political asylum. Officials in Dubai did not respond to questions on Thursday about Yingluck's whereabouts. [Full Article...]

Do Recent US Sanctions Against Iran Violate the JCPOA?

Do Recent US Sanctions Against Iran Violate the JCPOA? Iran could pull out of the 2015 agreement and bolster its nuclear program at a " greater speed ", should President Trump decertify the pact, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif warned this week. He has certified Iran's compliance with the deal twice before, but has indicated he may not do so a third time. Trump and other critics like the governments of Israel and Saudi Arabia worry that the... [Full Article...]

Job in jeopardy, top USA health official keeps to schedule

Job in jeopardy, top USA health official keeps to schedule The HHS Office of Inspector General said last week that it has opened an investigation into his travel. The President said he's going to look at it and, when asked if he'll fire Price, added, "We'll see". "I am not happy about it". "He better get them, otherwise I'll say, 'Tom, you're fired, '" Trump said at the time . "No exceptions", Price said in an email release. [Full Article...]

Toddler shoots two three-year-olds at United States home daycare facility

Toddler shoots two three-year-olds at United States home daycare facility MI law permits the storage of firearms in home daycare facilities, as long as they're kept in a locked container that's inaccessible to children. U.S. Dearborn Police Chief Ronald Haddad said , "This is a tragedy that affects the entire community and we wish the best for the victims involved". Ashley Escobedo, 30, who identified herself as Mrs Eubanks' sister and said she also lives in the ... [Full Article...]

Indonesia Prepares to Divert Bali-Bound Flights in Case of Volcanic Eruption

Indonesia Prepares to Divert Bali-Bound Flights in Case of Volcanic Eruption Indonesian authorities are on standby to divert flights destined for the holiday island of Bali as increasingly frequent tremors from a rumbling volcano stoke fears an eruption could be imminent. More than 1,100 people were killed the last time Mount Agung erupted in 1963. Five mobile sirens have been installed in the danger zone to warn residents in the event of an eruption. [Full Article...]

Massive rock fall kills 1, injures another at Yosemite

Massive rock fall kills 1, injures another at Yosemite After the initial rockfall, Yosemite National Park Rangers and Search and Rescue team found one deceased male and one seriously injured female. John DeGrazio, a climbing guide who has helped people get to the top of the Yosemite's landmark for 12 years said it was the biggest slide he's ever seen at the site. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court to take up vehicle dealership overtime case

Supreme Court to take up vehicle dealership overtime case Union critics say the mandatory fees violate the Constitution's First Amendment, forcing workers to support unions that don't share their priorities on matters of public importance. "The billionaire CEOs and corporate interests behind this case, and the politicians who do their bidding, have teamed up to deliver yet another attack on working people by striking at the freedom to come together in st... [Full Article...]

European Union fines Volkswagen's Scania truck arm for price fixing

European Union fines Volkswagen's Scania truck arm for price fixing European Union commission Margrethe Vestager, who has overseen huge fines against tech giants Google and Apple, yesterday affected a "substantial number" of hauliers. " Instead of colluding on pricing, the truck manufacturers should have been competing against each other - also on environmental improvements", Vestager said. [Full Article...]

Yosemite rock fall killed one and injured another

Yosemite rock fall killed one and injured another Park Rangers and rescue crews are at the scene, while a helicopter flies overhead. This is the height of climbing season in Yosemite National Park. No identities were released. Mountaineers travel from around the world to scale the sheer face and this time of year is the peak season for attempting the climb because the days are long and not too hot. [Full Article...]

Assets Reference Case: Ishaq Dar Indicted, Refuses To Accept The Accusation

Assets Reference Case: Ishaq Dar Indicted, Refuses To Accept The Accusation The court has directed the NAB prosecution to produce at least two witnesses during the next hearing on October 4. However, the court dismissed his request. In compliance with the earlier issued bailable arrest warrants, Dar's counsel submitted bonds worth Rs1 million. Pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar arrives to appear in an accountability court in Islamabad , Pakistan, Wednesday, Sept. [Full Article...]

Steelers LT Alejandro Villanueva donates his profits from jersey sales

Steelers LT Alejandro Villanueva donates his profits from jersey sales Head coach Mike Tomlin said Sunday that the decision to have the players remain in the locker room was meant to remove the team from a tense situation and not pit players against each other or force them to choose a side. Cam Hayward said , "I don't want to go into that, but we support our guy Al". "It's completely wrong", Villanueva said . On Monday Villanueva addressed the situation... [Full Article...]

Thousands flee as Vanuatu volcano threatens to blow

Thousands flee as Vanuatu volcano threatens to blow Authorities have declared an emergency on Ambae island, where activity at the Manaro volcano has increased recently, raising fears of a major eruption. He said that it's hard to say whether there will be a major eruption, and that those who have been evacuated will just have to sit and wait. An eruption could threaten the island's long-term food sources, the global charity Save the Children has ... [Full Article...]

All of us Met Jayalalithaa in Hospital: Tamil Nadu Minister Contradicts Colleagues

All of us Met Jayalalithaa in Hospital: Tamil Nadu Minister Contradicts Colleagues Jayalalithaa. Since then, there has been a spate of statements by his ministerial colleagues, contradicting him and claiming they had all seen her when she was in hospital. "This is the truth". "She always maintained that dignity", T.T.V. said. "No one could see Jayalalithaa during hospitalisation for 72 days". Dinakaran said the video had not been released so far since Jayalalithaa was in a "ni... [Full Article...]

Oklahoma State's Lamont Evans voluntarily turns himself in to authorities

Oklahoma State's Lamont Evans voluntarily turns himself in to authorities Evans, 40, was one of 10, including four men's basketball assistant coaches, charged in a bribery and corruption investigation by the FBI . The coaches are Auburn's Chuck Person, Oklahoma State's Lamont Evans, University of Southern California's Tony Bland and University of Arizona's Emanuel Richardson. [Full Article...]

Gujarat High Court lawyers protest Justice Jayant Patel's reported transfer

Gujarat High Court lawyers protest Justice Jayant Patel's reported transfer The co-chairman of the Bar Council of India and member of special committee, Y R Sadasiva Reddy, signed a copy of the resolution. The judge was reportedly unhappy that he was not made the chief justice of any court despite his seniority. Clearly anguished over being forced to resign and being denied what many feel was his rightful due, Justice Patel said: "What I feel is that I did my duty as pe... [Full Article...]

Seeking Political Sway, California Moves Presidential Primary to March

Seeking Political Sway, California Moves Presidential Primary to March Critics of the process point to a handful of factors that could lessen the state's 2020 impact: Delegates are awarded proportionally based on a candidate's performance. California shared its March 2004, primary with nine states (44 percent), but lawmakers complained about the protracted election season and pushed it back to June. [Full Article...]


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