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Global Media Susan Collins opposes Graham-Cassidy health care bill
Author: 0 Susan Collins opposes Graham-Cassidy health care bill

Gillibrand, D-N.Y., is an original cosponsor of a bill introduced by U.S. Sen. After that date, the GOP must either pass a new budget to use reconciliation again or get Democrats on board with a healthcare bill. " You ask the American people about whether or not they like Obamacare compared to your plan and overwhelmingly the American people like the Affordable Care Act ", he said.

Global Media Man charged over stabbing of surgeon outside mosque
Author: 0 Man charged over stabbing of surgeon outside mosque

Nasser Kurdy, was attacked on Sunday with a knife from behind near the Altrincham Islamic Centre in Greater Manchester. The attacker is believed to have approached him from behind and stabbed him in the neck . A second man who was arrested has been released without charge. Officers are treating this as a hate crime and are appealing for people with information to come forward.

Global Media Trump, Spanish PM Rajoy say they oppose Catalonia independence bid
Author: 0 Trump, Spanish PM Rajoy say they oppose Catalonia independence bid

Rajoy called the situation "just crazy" and said a referendum can not be held because no one in the Catalan government is organizing it. The Spanish region aims to carry out an independence referendum Sunday, but the national government believes that this goes against the constitution and it is therefore illegal.

Global Media New US sanctions target 8 North Korean banks, 26 individuals
Author: 0 New US sanctions target 8 North Korean banks, 26 individuals

New U.S. sanctions will punish eight North Korean banks and 26 bank workers living overseas, the Trump administration announced Tuesday, in the first use of new sanctioning powers granted by President Donald Trump . Kim hit back with a rare personal attack on Trump, branding him "mentally deranged" and a "dotard", and warning he would "pay dearly" for his threat.

Global Media In Dubai began testing unmanned flying taxi
Author: 0 In Dubai began testing unmanned flying taxi

The test, which did not include a passenger, successfully lifted, flew and landed the unmanned air taxi. The project is part of a drive to make Dubai the the world's "smartest city", one of its key goals is to improve integration between Dubai's mass transit modes to allow fast and innovative transportation.

Global Media Army Thwarts Pakistan's BAT Attack in J&K's Keran Sector
Author: 0 Army Thwarts Pakistan's BAT Attack in J&K's Keran Sector

According to news agency ANI, there were around 7-8 armed intruders who were backed by Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT ). In today's attack, Indian army officials said the BAT soldiers had aimed to "cause damage" to Indian posts and were "effectively thwarted", forcing them to retreat.

Global Media Republican Party approval rate hits all-time low
Author: 0 Republican Party approval rate hits all-time low

There is no agreement on a tax cut plan, and given that the holidays are right around the corner, the odds of Trump getting tax cuts passed during his first year in office are decreasing by the minute. Just 14 per cent of Republicans said they were extremely enthusiastic. As talks continue, Corker and others who have shown they understand the danger still have an opportunity to resist piling on more debt.

Global Media Facing opposition, Kurds make a new bid for independence
Author: 0 Facing opposition, Kurds make a new bid for independence

Partial unofficial results published by the Kurdish Rudaw website show that more than 90% have voted for independence . Barzani's KRG , however, says the referendum will give it a mandate for talks to secede from Iraq , but Baghdad has already ruled out such talks.

Global Media Protest the POLICE not the USA flag
Author: 0 Protest the POLICE not the USA flag

Trump's remark at a campaign rally on Friday took up most of the oxygen at Monday's White House press briefing . "This is about the President and millions of American being for something", like "honoring our flag". "The President's not talking about race, he's talking about pride in country", Sarah Huckabee Sanders said before exiting quickly. Sanders believed people asking that are mistaken.

Global Media White House Press Secretary Defends Trump's Attacks on NFL Players
Author: 0 White House Press Secretary Defends Trump's Attacks on NFL Players

Questioned multiple times at Monday's White House press briefing whether the president regrets his word choice or whether the use the term "son of a b--" constituted going "too far", Sanders would not specifically address the description, instead choosing to issue a defense of Trump's greater critique.

Global Media China experts say 3.4-quake hits N.Korea in 'suspected explosion'
Author: 0 China experts say 3.4-quake hits N.Korea in 'suspected explosion'

Earlier, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov compared US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to children fighting in a kindergarten. Tensions between the United States and North Korea have ratcheted up after the sixth and most powerful nuclear test conducted by Pyongyang on September 3 prompted the United Nations Security Council to impose further sanctions last week.

Global Media Labour MP shocked by '1930s' anti-Semitism
Author: 0 Labour MP shocked by '1930s' anti-Semitism

Former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone is now suspended from the party after claiming that Hitler supported Zionism. That prompted the chief executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission to say Labour must "do more to establish that it is not a racist party" .

Global Media United States targets North Korean banks in fresh sanctions
Author: 0 United States targets North Korean banks in fresh sanctions

Certain North Korean individuals are banned from traveling already due to sanctions imposed because of the country's nuclear weapons program. In a statement Tuesday, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the sanctions are aimed at fully isolating the regime to achieve Washington's broader goal of a peaceful and denuclearized Korean Peninsula.

Global Media Seoul urges US to avoid 'further escalation' with North Korea
Author: 0 Seoul urges US to avoid 'further escalation' with North Korea

It may be surprising to hear that the " declaration of war " is the least concerning development here. Then multiple officials made sensational speeches, vowing to protect North Korea and "achieve the final victory". He said North Korea does not have the military capability to match Ri's words. Both times, the sitting American president had to deal with Pyongyang at a moment of great complexity and weakness in domestic US politics.

Author: 0 N.Korea mobilises aircraft in response to USA bombers

Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers from the Ellsworth Air Force Base launched from Guam flew into worldwide airspace over waters east of North Korea in a show of American military might. Meanwhile, South Korea's presidential office on Monday said that the flight of B-1B Lancer strategic bombers was conducted "in close cooperation between the Republic of Korea and the U.S".

Global Media Stone says no 2016 coordination with Russian Federation
Author: 0 Stone says no 2016 coordination with Russian Federation

He asks for apologies from Clinton, House Intelligence Committee vice chair Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) and other top Democrats for repeatedly tying him to the Russian Federation investigation in public appearances, amending his statement with news clippings documenting their comments.

Global Media San Diego County Officials Ban Weapons Near Border Wall Prototype Site
Author: 0 San Diego County Officials Ban Weapons Near Border Wall Prototype Site

The prototypes are expected to take about 30 days to complete and the evaluation process will take roughly three months. All eight prototypes will be between 18 and 30 feet high. "Second, they will provide an innovative perspective in the application of new materials, which will allow CBP to evaluate the potential for new wall and barrier designs to complement the current wall and barrier used along the Southwest border".