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MISSILE ACTIVITIES: US unveils new UN sanctions on N'Korea

MISSILE ACTIVITIES: US unveils new UN sanctions on N'Korea The duration of the order is roughly one year, with journalists and aid workers the only exception to it. A final copy of the framework seen by The Associated Press also did not mention whether the code should be legally binding, which most ASEAN states demand but China opposes, or the extent of disputed areas to be covered by such a code. [Full Article...]

Chelsea set to sign Real Madrid's Gareth Bale

Chelsea set to sign Real Madrid's Gareth Bale Chelsea striker Diego Costa will hand in a formal transfer request. However, more of the pressure was on Bale than it was on Neymar. But, following Neymar's imminent world record move to PSG, Monaco are set to increase their £140m valuation and Real need to balance the books. [Full Article...]

Draft UN resolution seeks to cripple North Korea's export revenue by $1bn

Draft UN resolution seeks to cripple North Korea's export revenue by $1bn The United Nations Security Council has agreed unanimously on fresh economic sanctions against North Korea over its missile program, several news outlets reported Saturday from the UN. North Korean vessels caught violating UN resolutions would be banned from entering ports in all countries. So from the administration's perspective, the most important thing we can do is separate those two, right?... [Full Article...]

United Nations to vote on tougher North Korea sanctions

United Nations to vote on tougher North Korea sanctions A UN resolution needs nine security council votes in favour, and no vetoes by the US, China, Russia, France or Britain, to be adopted. The draft resolution condemns the launches "in the strongest terms" and reiterates previous calls for North Korea to suspend all ballistic missile launches and abandon its nuclear weapons and nuclear program "in a complete, verifiable, and irreversible manner... [Full Article...]

Ashwin, Jadeja srikes for India; Pushpakumara, skkiper Chandimal out

Ashwin, Jadeja srikes for India; Pushpakumara, skkiper Chandimal out The opener didn't offer any more chances thereafter, reaching the three-figure mark in 224 balls. With a massive cushion of runs, Ashwin and Saha played without any pressure. Once the follow-on was enforced though, a totally different batting side emerged. He was deceived by the spin on the ball as he attempted a cross-batted heave over mid-wicket, giving Herath his third wicket of the innings, ... [Full Article...]

Time for talk on North Korea is Over: US

Time for talk on North Korea is Over: US North Korea claimed it carried out a second successful test of an ICBM on July 30, less than a month after a previous test. During these meetings, Tillerson will meet with his counterparts and discuss a range of issues including the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula, maritime security and counterterrorism, the embassy said . [Full Article...]

Israeli PM wants Al-Jazeera shut for inciting Temple Mount violence

Israeli PM wants Al-Jazeera shut for inciting Temple Mount violence Israel had restricted entry at the compound itself to men aged over 50 and women of all ages. Following days of demonstrations and clashes , Israel started to remove the barriers, scaffoldings, high-tech cameras and metal detectors from at least one of the gates to the compound on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

ASEAN Foreign Ministers Express 'Grave Concern' over N. Korea

ASEAN Foreign Ministers Express 'Grave Concern' over N. Korea Such a statement from a state department official gains significance given news reports that the White House is planning to impose some kind of sanctions on China because it is not taking any steps against its close ally North Korea . Trump's initial optimism about China's willingness to help gave way to public exasperation, with Trump saying Chinese President Xi Jinping had "tried" but that ... [Full Article...]

After Health Care Collapse, GOP Seeks Redemption With Tax Cuts

Indeed, most of the coming efforts in Congress run counter to what the White House has suggested ought to happen. "Whether it was the Supreme Court justice or the Russian Federation sanctions bill, attempting to do health care and obviously we did so unsuccessfully, and now we're moving on to tax reform, but most of this has, nearly every bit of this has been 100 per cent internal to Congress". [Full Article...]

Senators must deliver on healthcare bill — Trump

Senators must deliver on healthcare bill — Trump Mike Lee, R-Utah, vowed to continue efforts to overhaul former President Barack Obama's signature health care law, the Affordable Care Act . Although employer contributions vary, 72 percent is in line with what other businesses offer their employees, said John Arensmeyer, head of the Small Business Majority. [Full Article...]

Trump on tricky ground with 'Obamacare' threat

Trump on tricky ground with 'Obamacare' threat Trump has the power to mess with that, but he could face lawsuits from unhappy legislators. Congress also could use a taste of its own medicine, so to speak, which is why Mr. Trump has been threatening to do just that for months, and he amped up his warnings after the GOP's drive to repeal and replace " Obamacare " fell apart in the Senate last week. [Full Article...]

CNN's Gregory: Trump's White House 'Really a Joke'

CNN's Gregory: Trump's White House 'Really a Joke' It was a parting just as abrupt as Scaramucci's arrival to the White House 10 days ago, which prompted its own tremors among an anxious administration that's gone six months with few victories. Scaramucci's norm-breaking was similar, if more spectacular and a good deal more entertaining. That's when Scaramucci shot back: "How about it was the President, Jake?" Details of the 1940 census a... [Full Article...]

Ford Police Vehicles Removed in Austin, Texas; Auburn, Mass., Officer Passes Out

Ford Police Vehicles Removed in Austin, Texas; Auburn, Mass., Officer Passes Out At City of Miami police, every vehicle - regardless of make and model - is equipped with a carbon monoxide detector. "So you're sucking carbon monoxide into the cabin if you have that kind of a leak". The Fairfield Police Department doesn't want to wait and see if they have this problem. A spokesperson for Ford Motor Company addressed the issue in a statement that read in part, "There is not... [Full Article...]

Trump Finally Stumbles Into The Vicinity Of A Decent Idea — Editorial

For most people with marketplace coverage, this premium increase will be matched by tax credits so the government will pick up the difference. It is a body of regulations that require insurance companies to provide a minimum amount of services at a reasonable cost. [Full Article...]

Kelly Hawes column: What's really happening to Affordable Care Act

Kelly Hawes column: What's really happening to Affordable Care Act They help insurers cover the cost of offering less expensive insurance plans for low-income customers. Gov. Nathan Deal says his administration will consider Medicaid waivers, which allow a state to try new ways to deliver and pay for services provided by Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program.Waivers from the federal government would mean the state could get federal funds with mor... [Full Article...]

Fix nation's health care from the political middle (Newsday) — What Others Say

Fix nation's health care from the political middle (Newsday) — What Others Say The Rosen campaign launched a 60-second digital ad on Tuesday highlighting Heller's vote last week for the Obamacare repeal bill. "What it's going to amount to is for ( Senate Minority Leader Chuck) Schumer not to tell his people like (Democratic leaders) did on health care, 'Don't work with the Republicans' because that just poisons the well, '" Grassley said. [Full Article...]

England win, but South Africa makes history

England win, but South Africa makes history Wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow (33 not out) survived to resume on Saturday alongside nightwatchman Toby Roland-Jones, who is yet to face a ball. 3 with a sound technique and an excellent temperament to replace the injured and incapable Gary Ballance . Suddenly balls that had been bearing into Malan's body were being dangled across his bows, and it was too much of a temptation for a man w... [Full Article...]

John Kelly takes command, but can Trump control himself — The Note

John Kelly takes command, but can Trump control himself — The Note Kelly, like other retired generals, impressed the president-elect, enough so that soon he'll leave his post atop the Department of Homeland Security to replace Priebus in the West Wing. He declined further comment, citing a lawsuit brought by House Republicans over whether the Affordable Care Act specifically included a congressional appropriation for the money, as required under the Constit... [Full Article...]

Will uphold the Constitution, says Venkaiah Naidu after winning the vice-presidential election

Will uphold the Constitution, says Venkaiah Naidu after winning the vice-presidential election Born on July 1, 1949 in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, Naidu was President of the Students Union, V.R. College, Nellore. Venkaiah Naidu's victory is nearly certain to his party, the BJP, along with the other factions supporting them. [Full Article...]

China opposes new U.S. sanctions on Russia, Iran, North Korea

That is where Iran's re-elected president, Hassan Rouhani , will take the oath of office for his second term. The report's lead researcher Philip Luther said "the European Union must not stay silent over the outrageous treatment" of activists and should press for their release "instead of appeasing Iranian officials". [Full Article...]


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