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World Media Sen. McCain: 'No' on Cassidy-Graham bill
Author: 0 Sen. McCain: 'No' on Cassidy-Graham bill

Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy . Republicans have argued that the government should be less involved in health care. They warn that under the bill patients and consumers will lose important protections and those with significant illnesses will be charged higher premiums and may not be able to buy coverage.

Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite USA warnings

Iran announced that it had carried out a "successful" test for the new medium-range Khoramshahr missile, local media said. The news of the test comes just hours after Iran's Revolutionary Guard unveiled the missile during a military parade in Tehran .

World Media Rohingya Muslims A Threat To National Security, Center Tells Supreme Court
Author: 0 Rohingya Muslims A Threat To National Security, Center Tells Supreme Court

The petition also challenges Central government notification asking for identification and deportation of all Rohingyas living in India to Myanmar . According to media reports, the violence began when Rohingya militants attacked police posts in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state. As a result many Rohingyas and Bangladeshis have made use of our faulty official systems to obtain voter IDs and PAN cards.

World Media Hurricane Maria Spaghetti Models Move Farther From Florida
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria Spaghetti Models Move Farther From Florida

This means the ports are now closed for regular shipping including cruise ships. Puerto Rico has only seen one Category 5 hurricane in all its of recorded history, and the last Category 4 hurricane hit the island in 1932. The major cruise destinations of St. Thomas, San Juan and Grand Turk are in Maria's path. In 2014, 31 people were killed and more than 360 homes were destroyed in Dominica by Tropical Storm Erika.

World Media Here is the direction that AAA is expecting gas prices to go
Author: 0 Here is the direction that AAA is expecting gas prices to go

The lowest average price can be found in the Saginaw/Bay City/Midland area where it's about $2.49 a gallon. The good news for now: Barring another major hurricane or some other unexpected event that might rattle oil prices, the cost of filling up your vehicle should reach their lowest levels of the year this fall, according to the auto club known as AAA.

World Media Bangladesh Protests Myanmar Airspace Violations as Tensions Mount Over Rohingya
Author: 0 Bangladesh Protests Myanmar Airspace Violations as Tensions Mount Over Rohingya

Dujarric said the first 15 of 35 scheduled trucks of aid provided by the United Nations refugee agency arrived in Cox's Bazaar on Friday, while other agencies are airlifting their supplies into Bangladesh. We are also concerned about reports of extensive loss of life of civilians and the vast suffering that is producing the displacement of thousands of people from their homes and livelihoods.

World Media Hamas Capitulates under PA Repression, Dissolves Government, Announces Elections
Author: 0 Hamas Capitulates under PA Repression, Dissolves Government, Announces Elections

The Palestinian movement Hamas on Sunday announced to dissolve the Gaza administrative committee and allow the consensus government of President Mahmoud Abbas to govern in its place and hold general elections. Egypt has been brokering talks with Fatah to implement a deal signed in 2011 in Cairo with Hamas to end their dispute and form an interim government before elections.

World Media California lawmakers take anti-Trump stance as session ends
Author: 0 California lawmakers take anti-Trump stance as session ends

This year, California lawmakers have strengthened protections for undocumented immigrants, increased the gasoline tax and extended a program aimed at compelling businesses to reduce air pollution, all in opposition to federal policies. The final version of the bill was released Monday but California requires bills to be published in their final form for 72 hours before a vote. In an emotional debate that brought lawmakers on both sides to tears, supporters said the law is needed now more ...

World Media School fire kills at least 23 students in Kuala Lumpur
Author: 0 School fire kills at least 23 students in Kuala Lumpur

But Khirudin Drahman, director of Kuala Lumpur's fire and rescue department, told AFP that authorities were now investigating claims gas cylinders could have played a role. Malaysia's urban wellbeing and housing minister said there had been 29 fire incidents at tahfiz schools in the country since 2015. Earlier this year an 11-year-old schoolboy died in hospital after reportedly being beaten by a warden at a religious school .

World Media Georgia teen's death at LSU frat house possible hazing incident
Author: 0 Georgia teen's death at LSU frat house possible hazing incident

According to LSU officials, Maxwell Raymond Gruver, 18, a freshman at LSU from Roswell, Ga., was involved in a "potential hazing incident" involving the Phi Ddelta Theta fraternity. "As we have continually warned over and over again, hazing is risky, irresponsible and unacceptable". "A young man's life was cut short last night, and we mourn the loss".

World Media Jennifer Garner shares video high after dental surgery
Author: 0 Jennifer Garner shares video high after dental surgery

We'll have some of what Jennifer Garner's having, please. Garner explained the circumstances in her Instagram caption, revealing that she'd been given laughing gas and Novocain for the dental work she had done. She is laughing and crying with emotion for the Hamilton song. "It was handsome - that music was so lovely. And so I told them about it, they have to see it".

World Media Bannon: Trump's DACA Decision Could Cost Republicans The House
Author: 0 Bannon: Trump's DACA Decision Could Cost Republicans The House

However, he did admit the commander-in-chief and his team have made some significant errors since the election, which is honestly just putting it lightly. Bannon would not openly confirm whether he was in favor of firing Comey, but he noted media reports that said he was adamantly opposed to it and did not refute those reports.

World Media Over 310000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh
Author: 0 Over 310000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh

The continuing Myanmar military operation against the minority Rohingya people appears to be a " textbook example of ethnic cleansing", the United Nations human rights chief said Monday. The UN refugee agency UNHCR gave the latest figure of 294,000 for the new arrivals. The UN has appealed for urgent donations of £58m to provide for the influx of Rohingya, which has put a "massive strain" on existing camps.

World Media Trump Asks US Supreme Court to Restore Refugee Travel Ban
Author: 0 Trump Asks US Supreme Court to Restore Refugee Travel Ban

Such a relationship can arise from a close family member in the United States, or from something like a job offer from an American company or an offer of admission to an American university. Supreme Court pending the appeal. Thursday night, the 9th Circuit Appellate Court struck another blow to Trump's second, scaled down travel order.

World Media DACA's Disappearance Could Spell Trouble for NDSU Students
Author: 0 DACA's Disappearance Could Spell Trouble for NDSU Students

DACA holders are law abiding residents who contribute to the US society and economy. DACA recipients whose permits expire in the next six months have until October 5 to apply for a two-year renewal. First-year Audrey Lee is a contributing writer. "There is 900 of these Dreamers that are serving in uniform in the United States military", he said.

World Media US Presses for UNSC Vote on North Korea Sanctions This Monday
Author: 0 US Presses for UNSC Vote on North Korea Sanctions This Monday

The vote in response to Pyongyang's latest nuclear test is intended for September 11, the USA mission to the United Nations announced on Friday night. As for the North Koreans, their official news agency Friday said the country's "nuclear weaponization. has reached its final phase". KOMID may be linked with the development of ballistic missiles and chemical weapons.

World Media USA pushes United Nations for oil embargo, ban on North Korean workers
Author: 0 USA pushes United Nations for oil embargo, ban on North Korean workers

Kim himself has called the ICBM tests " gift packages " that the North was delivering to the "US bastards". "Military action would certainly be an option", President Trump said . Unlike past administrations, I don't talk about them. A Gallup Korea survey released on Friday found 58 per cent of South Koreans felt there was no possibility North Korea would cause a war, while 37 per cent said they thought it would.

World Media Storm Katia rapidly weakens after making landfall near Tecolutla, Mexico
Author: 0 Storm Katia rapidly weakens after making landfall near Tecolutla, Mexico

The National Hurricane Center is warning that "this rainfall will likely cause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides, especially in areas of mountainous terrain". EDT on Sep. 7. Hurricane Katia has deteriorated into a soggy tropical depression that is dumping rain over the mountains of east-central Mexico. Forecasters said it could become a major hurricane by the time in hits land on Saturday.

World Media CNY woman shares family's plight after hurricane hits Puerto Rico
Author: 0 CNY woman shares family's plight after hurricane hits Puerto Rico

All passengers made it safely to their destinations. But a lone Boeing 737-900ER, Delta Flight 431 from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, managed to land in San Juan shortly after noon on Wednesday. The plane flew through the outer edges of the storm, eventually arriving back in NY almost 30 minutes ahead of time. Harp said many businesses are closed because they don't have power while others are running on generators.

World Media S Korean Opposition Criticizes President's Idea of 'Tentative' THAAD Deployment
Author: 0 S Korean Opposition Criticizes President's Idea of 'Tentative' THAAD Deployment

Washington had previously asked the United Nations Security Council to impose an oil embargo on North Korea, ban its exports and halt hiring of its nationals overseas, as well as freezing Kim Jong-un's personal assets and imposing a travel ban on the DPRK's supreme leader, but since the Hermit Kingdom conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test on Sunday Donald Trump implored China to do more to haul in its neighbour and ally that continued to defy UN sanctions.

World Media SpaceX launches Air Force's super-secret mini-shuttle
Author: 0 SpaceX launches Air Force's super-secret mini-shuttle

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket first stage stands atop Landing Zone 1 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida after launching the USA military's X-37B space plane on its fifth classified mission for the Air Force. Previously, Lockheed Martin's Atlas rockets brought the Boeing vehicle into space. By comparison, Nasa's retired space shuttles were 122ft long with a 78ft wingspan.

World Media US House votes for Hurricane Harvey relief package
Author: 0 US House votes for Hurricane Harvey relief package

Republicans have always been anxious that Trump, who at times was a registered Democrat, would look to cut deals with the opposition party to secure victories - which he has had trouble achieving even with a Republican-led Congress. "I think we need to move quickly and provide the relief that is needed, and the best way for that relief package to move quickly is for it to be a clean package not to be loaded down with extraneous issues, so that's what I hope we would do", Cruz said on Wednesday.

World Media Kenyan school fire that killed nine pupils was arson - Education minister
Author: 0 Kenyan school fire that killed nine pupils was arson - Education minister

This is published unedited from the IANS feed . I slept in the one adjacent to where the fire started. They were angry that he had been collecting money from their parents for three years for a school bus, but had not bought it. Tasha Wanjala, 14, is lucky to have escaped the death chamber that was the burning dormitory at Moi Girls' High School. "It is not right", he said in a televised press conference.

World Media Tropical Storm Jose forms over the open Atlantic
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Jose forms over the open Atlantic

Jose is forecast to continue strengthening, up to hurricane status by Friday. As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, the storm is centered about 1,505 miles east of the Lesser Antilles (closer to Africa than the United States) and moving toward the west-northwest near 13 mph.

World Media Wyoming Punter Whiffs the Ball on Punt Attempt
Author: 0 Wyoming Punter Whiffs the Ball on Punt Attempt

Wyoming's defense forced four turnovers. That game was also Wyoming's last game with fewer than 300 total yards of offense. It was his first game without a touchdown, either passing or rushing, since Wyoming's loss at Eastern Michigan previous year.

World Media Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor: Arrest of Cambodian Opposition Leader
Author: 0 Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor: Arrest of Cambodian Opposition Leader

According to a government statement, Sokha was accused of "treason" based on a years-old video clip circulated online in which Sokha said he was encouraged to enter politics during a meeting with US representatives. Earlier in the year, it suspended joint military exercises with the United States, which has voiced fears over the human rights situation. He urged other nations to put pressure on Mr.

World Media Pakistan Should Back New US Strategy in Region - Afghan Chief Executive Office
Author: 0 Pakistan Should Back New US Strategy in Region - Afghan Chief Executive Office

Pakistan wants peace and stability in Afghanistan and will contribute to initiatives to achieve that, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said , a day after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called for normalising bilateral ties. Last month, Pakistan and Afghanistan agreed upon the need to restore mutual trust following persistent rift between the two neighbours. "As a result of our successful foreign policy, we have reached the point where the hopes of the past 40 years will be realised", added the ...

World Media Dell Technologies notebook: Rory McIlroy not ready to bag his season
Author: 0 Dell Technologies notebook: Rory McIlroy not ready to bag his season

Adam Hadwin, Paul Casey, Kevin Streelman and Kyle Stanley all finished the day tied for second at 7 under. Rahm has seven top-five finishes on the PGA Tour this season and holds a two-shot lead at TPC Boston. "A really good finish to the day", Rahm said. Besides a missed cut at the U.S. Open McIlroy has finished no worse than T-35 in a tournament this season.

World Media Reshuffle of Cabinet on Sunday, more exits imminent
Author: 0 Reshuffle of Cabinet on Sunday, more exits imminent

Radha Mohan Singh has faced tremendous flak over the death of protesting farmers in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur, where the BJP lost a by-election to the Congress recently. "He asked the officers to make efforts in this regard by designing a system for this category", an official statement from the Prime Minister's Office said.

World Media India's economic growth slumps as big reforms bite
Author: 0 India's economic growth slumps as big reforms bite

India's GDP growth dropped to a three-year low of 5.7 per cent during April-June as manufacturing dipped and the impact of demonetisation lingered on. Electricity production grew 5.4 percent last month from a year ago, faster than a 2.2 percent rise in June. Sahil Kapoor and Shobana Krishnan analysts at Edelweiss Financial Services said, "High frequency consumption indicators like IIP-Consumer goods, Personal loans, credit cards, 2 wheeler and passenger vehicle sales have all seen ...

World Media Turkey calls for end to violence in Myanmar
Author: 0 Turkey calls for end to violence in Myanmar

ARSA says it is fighting to protect the Rohingya from abuses by Myanmar security forces and the majority-Buddhist Rakhine community who they accuse of trying to push them out. Thousands of Rohingyas have sought to flee the fighting to Bangladesh, with almost 30,000 crossing over. "The police arrested 71 Rohingya from inside Bangladesh and later on handed them to us", said Manzurul Hassan Khan .

World Media US Orders Russian Consulate in San Francisco to Close
Author: 0 US Orders Russian Consulate in San Francisco to Close

The State Department warned that the U.S.is ready to take further action "as necessary and as warranted", but voiced hope that Moscow and Washington could now move toward "improved relations" and "increased cooperation". Along with the closure, State is also forcing Russian Federation to shut down a chancery annex in Washington , D.C. and a consular annex in NY. Secretary of State Rex W.

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