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by | March 20, 2017 | 11:50

No federal dollars support abortion services, which represent less than 10 percent of services provided at Planned Parenthood. With its implicit promise to leave millions of people uninsured and to restrict abortion access so much that it's no longer a realistic option for many, the Republican answer to President Obama's Affordable Care Act could prove catastrophic for poor Americans.

by | March 20, 2017 | 11:34

Despite earlier warning that all options - including military action - remained on the table in dealing with Pyongyang, Tillerson refrained from the harsh language that he had used in Tokyo and Seoul upon arriving in Beijing. Xi emphasized to Tillerson the need for more coordination on "regional hotspots", according to a statement from China's Foreign Ministry. -China relations.

by | March 20, 2017 | 11:30

The Syrian army claimed it successfully shot down one Israeli plane and hit a second - a claim swiftly denied by Israel. Palmyra, once held by ISIS and retaken by the Syrian government, is strategically important to both the regime and its opponents.

by | March 20, 2017 | 11:12

Attackers have entered the largest military hospital in Kabul and a gun battle is under way, the Afghan defence ministry says. "The attackers are in the second and third floors of the hospital, and right now a gunbattle is underway", he said, adding that it was not yet clear how many people might have been killed or wounded.

by | March 20, 2017 | 11:11

If Germany comes down hard on Turkey , it will surely strengthen Erdogan and bring dire consequences, Gabriel stressed, while not referring to the publication directly. "If you want, we'll send the 15,000 refugees to you that we don't send each month and blow your mind", said Süleyman Soylu on Thursday evening. "We are not taking part in a game of provocation ", German deputy government spokesman Georg Streiter said in response to the newspaper splash.

by | March 20, 2017 | 10:31

The Pakistan delegation will be headed by Mirza Asif Saeed while P.K. Saxena will lead the Indian team. This will be the 113th session of the Permanent Indus Waters Commission which was established in 1960. Sources said that Pakistan would highlight concerns about the three Indian hydro projects being built on the rivers flowing to Pakistan. India has returned to the talks after a hiatus of two years to discuss three contentious hydroelectric projects on Chenab river.

by | March 20, 2017 | 10:03

Gary Palmer, a Republican from Alabama, who voted against the plan in a House budget committee vote. Still, Democrats contacted by The Huffington Post said they nevertheless would be willing to work across the aisle to fix the problems that do exist in the individual insurance markets created under President Barack Obama's signature law.

by | March 20, 2017 | 09:43

Now, images of the alleged Galaxy S8 smartphone have leaked , featuring different color options. Rumors and leaks about the upcoming flagship have confirmed that the Galaxy S8 would feature an all-glass front that is absent of any buttons, capacitive or otherwise.

by | March 20, 2017 | 09:42

When federal courts in Hawaii and Maryland blocked Trump's revised travel ban from taking effect, the judges spelled out their major concern: the unusual record of statements by the president and his advisers suggesting the executive order's real objective was to discriminate against Muslims, in violation of the Constitution's ban on officially favoring or disfavoring any religion.

by | March 20, 2017 | 09:24

Trump made the comments to reporters as he departed his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, where he spent the weekend. In an interview on Saturday, Tillerson said Washington's goal is the get rid of North Korea's nuclear weapons, but he added that "circumstances could evolve to the point that for mutual deterrence reasons, we might have to consider" South Korea and Japan also arming themselves with nuclear weapons.

by | March 20, 2017 | 09:10

He was referring to Tillerson's declaration of an end to former President Barack Obama's much-denounced North Korea policy, known as "strategic patience", which centers on waiting for Pyongyang to show good faith while increasing sanctions and pressure on the regime.

by | March 20, 2017 | 08:53

Speaking to senior journalist Rahul Kanwal at the India Today Conclave 2017, Shah said that there is no looking back for the BJP and that after victory in four states, the party is wasting no time in focusing on Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat.

by | March 20, 2017 | 08:37

Senior members of the intelligence committees in the House of Representatives and the Senate have said that there was no wiretapping of Trump Tower. Trump said Friday that trade should be "reciprocal". As an economic powerhouse, a center of technology and innovation, a haven for refugees in the migration crisis-and, increasingly, as the leader of Europe-Germany is uniquely suited to help the United States meet the challenges of today's complex world.

by | March 20, 2017 | 08:32

The reception of German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House on Friday seemed less than warm. The two had shaken hands when Merkel arrived at the White House but in the Oval Office, the German leader frequently leaned into Trump, who continued to look straight ahead and ignore her clear body language .

by | March 20, 2017 | 08:07

Malaysia has confirmed the identity of Kim Jong Nam's body based on a DNA sample taken from one of his children, the deputy prime minister said on Wednesday. South Korean intelligence officers said Kim Jong-un issued standing orders for the elimination of his elder half-brother. He explained that as the match was originally part of Matchday 1 calendar of the qualifications, the postponed North Korea-Malaysia tie must be played before the second matchday on June 13.

by | March 20, 2017 | 07:54

The report said at least 652 children were killed during 2016 and over 850 children were recruited to fight during the same time period, "more than double the number recruited in 2015". Around 6.5 million people are displaced within Syria and almost 5 million have sought shelter in neighbouring countries where conditions are getting increasingly desperate.

by | March 20, 2017 | 07:43

Some have lived in the USA for years. They are allowed to follow normal refugee-claim procedures and are usually released and cared for by a non-profit agency until their case is heard. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale was also in Emerson to announce $30,000 in funding to help offset some of the costs the municipality has incurred due to this issue.

by | March 20, 2017 | 07:21

Investigators believe Cummins is now hiding out in secluded areas or has left the Southeast with the girl. "For example, he potentially may have them sleeping in the vehicle or Cummins may have driven them far away from Tennessee to a rural community".

by | March 20, 2017 | 07:20

Donald Trump's spokesman has denied that the USA president refused to shake hands with German Chancellor Angela Merkel as they say side-by-side in the White House last week. Germany's history with its military makes defense spending a particularly complicated issue. First though, the president began with a conciliatory message, writing that the meeting with Merkel went great.

by | March 20, 2017 | 06:51

US PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP, speaking to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and referring to reports that the National Security Agency had tapped her phone in 2010 under then President Barack Obama. When a German reporter asked Trump if he regrets any of his commentary on Twitter , Trump said , "Very seldom". Trump backed Britain's departure from the European Union and has expressed skepticism of multilateral trade agreements.

by | March 20, 2017 | 06:50

The deliberation was also puntuated for several minutes as other aggrieved communities in the state insisted that must be given opportunity to make their presentation, a confusion that turned the visit of the acting president to a rowdy session before nomalcy was restored.

by | March 20, 2017 | 06:25

Pyongyang's main newspaper on Sunday denounced the United States for its hostile North Korean policy, the country's state-run media said , as the top USA diplomat is carrying out his first Asian trip amid heightening tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

by | March 20, 2017 | 05:57

Damascus only has a few opposition held areas, and Jobar is the closest to the city centre. Artillery shells and rockets landed inside the heart of the city as part of a surprise rebel attack, they say. Rebels detonated two large auto bombs at 5:20 a.m. yesterday close to the Jobar neighborhood. The Levant Liberation Committee claimed the attack. Government forces have long sought to push the rebels out of the district because of its proximity to the city center in Damascus.

by | March 20, 2017 | 05:56

The White House says President Donald Trump ignored German Chancellor Angela Merkel's request for a handshake on Friday because he did not hear it. In this wide-ranging interview published as a transcript on Saturday, IJR also asked the newly inted Cabinet member about recent reports by South Korean media that he skipped a dinner with Korean officials because of "fatigue".

by | March 20, 2017 | 05:48

North Korea is banned by the global community from pursuing nuclear and missile programmes but has defiantly ploughed ahead. The North's state news agency KCNA said Kim had overseen the rocket engine test and "emphasised that the whole world will soon witness what eventful significance the great victory won today carries" - a possible warning to Pyongyang's adversaries.

by | March 20, 2017 | 05:47

The men, who have not yet been named by authorities, had been shot in the head and charred beyond recognition. "Kim 'Kim D." DePaola might be in some off-camera drama. Chris had trouble contacting his friends after traveling to his destination and have not heard from them since, and media outlets speculate they may be the victims.

by | March 20, 2017 | 05:36

US District Court Judge Derrick Watson's ruling in Hawaii was slightly broader in scope in that it blocked both the 90-day ban on all foreign nationals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen, as well as the 120-day ban on all refugees entering the country, while Chuang's ruling only concerns the 90-day ban.

by | March 20, 2017 | 05:17

The Washington Post completed an analysis of how much Trump's travel and protection costs. "Frankly, as long as it is not on my constituents, I don't care who pays it", Kerner reportedly said. During his weekly radio address Saturday, Trump reiterated plans to reverse an executive action from Barack Obama's administration that was "threatening thousands of auto jobs in MI and across America".

by | March 20, 2017 | 04:45

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP veteran leader LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shiv Raj Singh Chouhan and Union Minister Uma Bharti were among many other prominent dignitaries present at the venue.

by | March 20, 2017 | 04:42

If passed, the increase would meet NATO's requirement that member states spend 2 percent of GDP on defense by 2024, a goal set three years ago. There were few public attempts at the jocularity leaders often use to leaven such encounters, except for a barbed reference Trump made that they had "in common, perhaps" the experience of surveillance by US intelligence.

by | March 20, 2017 | 04:31

Conservatives and moderate House Republicans want to shove the bill in opposing directions, GOP senators are rebelling and Republican governors say the House bill gives them nearly no new flexibility and lacks sufficient resources to protect the vulnerable.

by | March 20, 2017 | 04:17

A 20-year-old female is in serious condition after jumping from the third floor of the building. Baltimore City Police have identified 26-year-old Antonio Wright as Public Enemy No.1.in the firebombing of a home in Northeast Baltimore Saturday morning.

by | March 20, 2017 | 04:10

Both Adityanath Yogi and Uttarakhand's Trivendra Singh Rawat are close to the RSS or its ideology and rivals allege that the BJP's message is blunt. While on the one hand, BJP seems to have made a reasonable choice with the reappointment of Manohar Parrikar as the Goa CM, the appointment of Yogi Adityanath as the CM (possibly to ensure the fulfilment of the Ramrajya dream) of Uttar Pradesh sets the party at least 20 steps back into the dark ages.

by | March 20, 2017 | 03:54

Trump's budget also completely cuts funding for the National Endowment for the Arts , along with the Public Broadcasting System and National Public Radio - something many Republicans have been pushing for years. Sherri McIntyre, the city's director of public works, said Kansas City would most likely look to the program again as a source of funding for the possible expansion of the street vehicle, something that has been discussed.

by | March 20, 2017 | 03:45

The vehicle was stopped at around 11 p.m.at a checkpoint about a quarter-mile from the White House, authorities said. The intruder in that episode roamed the grounds undetected for about 17 minutes as Secret Service agents failed to respond to several alarms.