Senate Democrats Begin Effort to Slow Down GOP Health Care Bill

The move by Democrats comes after polling showed health care could be a poisonous issue for congressional Republicans in next year's midterm elections. In a series of videos and social media posts with the hashtag #AmericaSpeaksOut , Senate Democrats highlighted the draconian provisions of the bill, and the Americans who would be targeted as it wipes out health insurance for over 23 million people.

Too hot to handle: Study shows Earth's killer heat worsens

Too hot to handle: Study shows Earth's killer heat worsens

Researchers also added that even with reductions, one in two people by 2100 will likely face at least 20 days of extreme heat that can kill them. He explained that they are very common. In this photograph from August 9, 2010, people rest on the Manezhaya Square just outside the Kremlin in Moscow , Russia. Although lethal heatwaves are often mentioned as a key effect of ongoing climate change, with reports typically referencing past major events such as Chicago in 1995, Paris in 2003, or ...

Jay Sekulow: This Is A Manufactured Investigation

As acting attorney general in matters related to the election - because of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recusal - Rosenstein has oversight over special counsel Robert Mueller , who The Washington Post reported has expanded the Russian Federation inquiry to include a probe of whether Trump obstructed justice.

Pakistan deserved to win Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli

Pakistan deserved to win Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli

I was telling somebody the other day that I have had five semi- finals with South Africa and never got to a final. Fakhar continued to a 92-ball century, finally falling to Indian bowler Hardik Pandya in the 33rd over . "They also came to express their skill and win a cricket game and they certainly did", Kohli told a news conference. Even though there were not too many on-field battles, things did turn ugly after the match got over.

USA raises rates, but will we see a third hike in 2017?

Bond yields didn't move much after the Fed's announcement at 2 p.m. Adjustable mortgage rates were mixed, with the 3-year ARM slipping to 3.48 percent while the 7-year ARM climbed to 3.60 percent. The implementation of its proposed balance sheet normalisation programme – a gradual reduction in Fed's holding of securities - this year, would also depend on how the economy evolves, it added.

U.S. responds to Russian threat after shoot-down of Syrian jet

On Sunday , the U.S. shot down a Syrian plane that had dropped bombs near the SDF south of Tabqa about two hours after SDF fighters were wounded in an earlier attack by pro-Syrian regime forces in Ja'Din. On June 6, the coalition "destroyed" pro-Syrian regime forces who had advanced beyond a de-confliction zone near At Tanf. Russia's Defence Ministry responded by suspending cooperation with the USA aimed at avoiding air incidents over Syria, where the Russian air force is bombing in ...