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“Despite what the press writes, I have great relationships with, actually, many senators, but, in particular, with most Republican senators,” Trump told reporters during a meeting with his Cabinet. “But we’re not getting the job done. Trump on Congress: "We're not getting the job done. The president specifically blamed Senate Republicans for failing to follow through on a years-old GOP pledge to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Senate leaders shelved their repeal bill last month after Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and at least two other Republicans said they’d vote against it.
Without the subsidies, insurance companies will be forced to raise rates on everyone else who buys Obamacare coverage. Analysts say many middle-class Americans could see their premiums jump by 30 to 60 percent.
Shocking footage that shows a little boy riding a 20-foot python in the streets of northern Vietnam is quickly making its way around the internet. In the video, a three-year-old named Truong is happily straddling the reptile like a horse, swimming in
After Mallory eventually boarded the flight, she said the pilot made an announcement asking her to come to the front of the plane. No one on the flight crew gave Mallory an explanation for why she was removed from the flight, despite her asking numerous times.
A small, half-built and roofed amphitheatre from 2nd-century Jerusalem has been unearthed during excavations below Judaism's Western Wall, the first such Roman-era find in the city, Israeli archaeologists said on Monday. The 200-seat carved stone structure was found underneath a passageway leading to the raised esplanade where an ancient Jewish temple stood until it was razed by the Romans as they put down a rebellion in 70 AD. Unlike larger, open-air Roman auditoriums, the amphitheatre was likely meant to be an odeon, for musical performances, or a city council meeting hall known as a bouleuterion, the Israel Antiquites Authority said.
President Donald Trump joked that Vice President Mike Pence “wants to hang” all gay people, according to a profile of Pence published in The New Yorker on Monday. The article, entitled, “The Danger of President Pence,” details various viewpoints held by the socially conservative vice president that clash with Trump’s. Two sources told the magazine Trump has teased Pence about his stances toward religion, abortion and the LGBTQ community.
Saturday's savage attack targeted a busy street close to several important ministries in Somalia's capital. "This is the deadliest attack ever," police official Ibrahim Mohamed told AFP. Following the attack, President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed declared three days of mourning.
A landing Skyjet flight was less than two miles from Jean Lesage International Airport in Quebec City when a drone struck the aircraft, according to CTV News. The plane landed successfully and “only sustained minor damage,” according to a Sunday statement from Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau. “This should not have happened,” Garneau told reporters, according to CTV News.
Mendocino County is 70 miles north of California's fabled wine country of Napa and Sonoma counties, now under siege from wildfires. On Saturday, there was a mixture of anger and resignation in McCarty's Bar here to Mendocino County's fire taking a publicity backseat to the others.
There is no such thing as Obamacare anymore,” Trump insisted during a meeting with his Cabinet at the White House. Contrary to the president’s claims, Obamacare is still the law of the land. The White House announced Thursday it would halt subsidies that low-income Obamacare consumers rely on, a move that Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) said would threaten “the ability of vulnerable people to receive health care.” Trump also signed an executive order on Friday that will allow insurance companies to offer cheaper, less comprehensive health insurance plans.
Like the F-35, the latest F-22s have radar (Synthetic Aperture Radar) and data-links (F-22 has LINK 16), radar warning receivers and targeting technologies. Also, Air Force officials have told Scout Warrior that, by 2019, the service will begin upgrading F-22 functionality for the AIM-120D and AIM-9X Air-to-Air missiles as well as enhanced Air-to-Surface target location capabilities. The F-22 currently carries the AIM-9X Block 1 and the current upgrade will enable carriage of AIM-9X Block 2.
U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured by the Taliban after walking off his military base in Afghanistan, has pleaded guilty to charges related to the high-profile incident.
This beautiful autumn landscape comes to life as the leaves change color ready for fall. The aerial pictures, taken by Matt Benedetto, 28, from Burlington, Vermont, show the forests of his home state as they transition into their autumn foliage. (Caters
Raise your glass to Pink for getting real about the realities of monogamy.The pop star explained the nuances of her 11-year marriage to racer Carey Hart in an interview with The Guardian published last week, noting there are times sex isn’t a factor.
A young man was shot dead in western Kenya on Monday as hundreds of opposition supporters again took to the streets demanding reforms ahead of a presidential election, witnesses told AFP. Police teargassed a large crowd of protesters in the opposition stronghold of Kisumu, who set tyres alight, blocked roads and pelted policemen with rocks as they kicked off daily protests just 10 days ahead of the election. One protester, Michael Odiambo, 21, said he had seen police gun down a young man, whose body was also seen by an AFP photographer.
Malta’s prime minister has appealed for national unity following the murder of a campaigning journalist who had accused his government of corruption. Daphne Caruana Galizia, 53, achieved fame and notoriety for investigative reporting laced with scathing commentary about allegedly corrupt officials and businessmen. Police said the bomb went off while she was driving near the village of Bidnija in northern Malta on Monday afternoon.
Whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner for the first time or you’ve held this event for decades, there are certain pitfalls that are hard to avoid in Thanksgiving prep. How do you know how much turkey to buy? Did you leave enough time to cook said turkey between all the dishes you have to prepare? No matter your particular Thanksgiving problem, we’ve got the solution.
Passengers on an Indonesia AirAsia flight from Australia to the holiday island of Bali described a panicked flight crew announcing an emergency and oxygen masks dropping from the ceiling after their airliner lost cabin air pressure and rapidly descended. Flight QZ535 returned safely on Sunday to the airport at Perth city where many of the 145 passengers spoke to media about the fear and confusion on board.
“I still believe (and pray) Trump will resign by year end to avoid worse humiliation – e.g.indictment by Mueller, or 25th amendment removal,” Schwartz tweeted on Thursday. Trump is going to resign and declare victory before Mueller and congress leave him no choice,” Schwartz wrote at the time. The writer’s most recent comment followed a day of alarming accounts of how some close to the president view his probable longevity in office.
#MeToo quickly became the top trending Twitter hashtag Sunday night as women spoke up to show the world just how common sexual harassment and sexual assault are. If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet.
Todd Holston, 29, described his experiences Saturday in an interview with The Columbus Dispatch. Holston said Arron Lawson attacked him with a pocket knife Wednesday inside his family’s Lawrence County trailer home after killing Holston’s wife, 28-year-old Stacey Jackson, 7-year-old son, Devin Holston, and in-laws, 50-year-old Donald McGuire and 43-year-old Tammie McGuire, with a shotgun painted in camouflage. Lawson, 23, was arrested Friday along a country road after a manhunt of more than 24 hours.
Streaming video leader Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) reported third-quarter earnings after the bell on Monday. Revenue, guidance and subscriber growth all beat expectations while earnings missed expectations, and NFLX stock added about 2 percent in initial after-hours trading. The initial rise continues an absolutely stellar run for Netflix shares, which, before Monday's earnings report, had gained 63 percent in 2017, 100 percent in the last year and over 2,100 percent in the last five years.
Las Vegas' tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival
Iraqi forces seized the Kirkuk governor's office, key military sites and an oil field as they swept across the disputed province following soaring tensions with Kurds over an independence referendum. The rapid advance, involving troops, tanks and armoured vehicles, aims to recapture oil and military targets that Kurdish forces took over during the fightback against the Islamic State group (IS). Iraqi forces thrust into Kirkuk city, capital of the oil-rich province, and took control of the governor's office, which had been left deserted, the federal police chief said.
Politicians from North and South Korea will not hold direct talks in Russia on Monday about Pyongyang's nuclear and missile program despite attending the same event and being urged to do so by Moscow, Russian news agencies said on Sunday. Valentina Matviyenko, speaker of Russia's upper house of parliament, is due to discuss the missile crisis in separate talks with a deputy head of North Korea's legislature and the head of South Korea's parliament on the sidelines of a congress of parliamentarians in St Petersburg on Monday.