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Trump administration asks United States court to scrap Obamacare

Trump administration asks United States court to scrap Obamacare The legal filing gave Democrats a natural opening to focus on an issue they say is more important to voters than the Mueller investigation. The Justice Department sent a letter in support of repealing the entirety of the Affordable Care Act. [Full Article...]

India shoots down satellite in space; Modi hails major breakthrough

India shoots down satellite in space; Modi hails major breakthrough More and more LEO satellites are being made today and they have crowded the space. "Shooting down a low earth orbit satellite is a rare achievement for the country", he said. "The same principle would apply to any similar biopic on any other candidate in the forthcoming elections since news reports mention a biopic on the president of the Indian National Congress Shri Rahul Gandhi though there i... [Full Article...]

Green New Deal: Senate defeats proposal as Democrats unite in protest

Green New Deal: Senate defeats proposal as Democrats unite in protest The Green New Deal is a statement of goals and doesn't make specific policy proposals, nor does it specify how it would pay for its ambitious plans. It originated with the most radical, farthest-left members of the new House Democrat majority, ' he said on the Senate floor. [Full Article...]

Changes coming at FAA after crashes, watchdog says

Changes coming at FAA after crashes, watchdog says Soon after, flight crew declared an emergency due to a reported engine problem and landed safely back at Orlando just before 3 p.m. The cause of the fatal Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air crashes of the 737 Max planes have not yet been determined. [Full Article...]

American Airlines cancelling 90 flights daily due to B737 Max grounding

Rollins believes it was cut "to prevent the MCAS from having to be included in 737 Max transition training, which in turn will save 737 Max operators training costs". Dennis Tajer, an American Airlines pilot and spokesman for the Allied Pilots Association, told the Washington Post that during that meeting, executives said they didn't inform pilots about the MCAS because they didn't want to "in... [Full Article...]

Russian Troops Land In Oil-Rich Venezuela

Russian Troops Land In Oil-Rich Venezuela In a phone call yesterday with the Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, the U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo criticised the "continued insertion" of the Russian military... Control in Venezuela is in limbo, after Maduro's crippling socialist policies have left the country in economic ruin, causing citizens and opposition politicos to revolt. [Full Article...]

European Union lawmakers pass contentious copyright law

European Union lawmakers pass contentious copyright law MEPs passed the legislation by 348 votes to 274 Tuesday. Critics have argued that the only way for Article 13 to be effectively enforced would be through the use of upload filters which automatically check content to see if it's copyrighted or not, at least in theory. [Full Article...]

Italy signs contested Belt and Road accord with China

Italy signs contested Belt and Road accord with China President Xi Jinping and his Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella met with entrepreneurs and representatives of cultural institutions from both countries and delivered keynote speeches during Xi's state visit last Friday. In Genoa, the Chinese will be involved in developing the seaport, according to Italian wire service ANSA , while in Trieste, the CCCC will develop rail links connecting the por... [Full Article...]

Trump administration wants all of 'Obamacare' struck down

Trump administration wants all of 'Obamacare' struck down If that ruling stands against an effort by Democratic state attorneys general to protect the law, millions of people would lose coverage and millions more with pre-existing conditions could find themselves unable to obtain health insurance. [Full Article...]

Lindsey Graham Urged John McCain To Hand Over Russian Dossier To FBI

Lindsey Graham Urged John McCain To Hand Over Russian Dossier To FBI For two years, Democrats claimed Trump's campaign, or those associated with the campaign, were in contact with Russian officials to undermine the election. "They ought to be investigating all the allegations". When pressed further about the dossier, Graham said that he put it in a "safe" the day he received it and turned it over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation the next day. [Full Article...]

Sandy Hook victim's father takes own life

Sandy Hook victim's father takes own life He and his wife created The Avielle Foundation , a group dedicated to preventing violence by seeking a better understanding of brain health. "Tragically, his death speaks to how insidious and formidable a challenge brain health can be and how critical it is for all of us to seek help for ourselves, our loved ones and anyone who we suspect may be in need". [Full Article...]

Pentagon authorizes $1-billion for Trump's border wall

Pentagon authorizes $1-billion for Trump's border wall The Pentagon announced late Monday that it would reallocate $1 billion in existing funds to pay for the construction of part of a barrier along the border with Mexico. In a letter to acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, 10 Democratic senators objected to the funding transfer. Ten senators, including Patrick J. [Full Article...]

Thai dictator tightens grip as military-backed party leads polls

Thai dictator tightens grip as military-backed party leads polls When asked what the final results would be, the commission's Chairman Ittiporn Boonprakong said, "I don't have a calculator with me now". But earlier Monday, Sudarat Keyuraphan, leader of the Pheu Thai party that was ousted in the 2014 coup, said it would try to form a government because it won the most constituency races. [Full Article...]

Floods kill at least 18 in southern Iran, provinces on alert

Floods kill at least 18 in southern Iran, provinces on alert National Emergency Service chief Pirhossein Koolivand said the casualty toll in the southern city of Shiraz was 17 dead and 74 injured, while another person was killed in Sarpol-e Zahab in the western province of Kermanshah, the service said on its website. [Full Article...]

China eyes Trieste and Genoa as Italy joins Belt and Road initiative

China eyes Trieste and Genoa as Italy joins Belt and Road initiative With similar development goals, China and Italy have strong complementarity in economy and bright prospect of cooperation, the Chinese president said. In a signing ceremony Saturday, Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said Rome would uphold its commitments within the European Union and the bloc's trading relations with other Western partners, including the US. [Full Article...]

Chinese airlines order 300 Airbus aircraft

Chinese airlines order 300 Airbus aircraft In a joint statement with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Elysee presidential palace, Macron said the discussions aimed at seeking a "strong Euro-Chinese partnership, based on clear, strict and ambitious rules". France and Germany also said last month that they would look to reform EU competition policies after the Commission rejected a proposed merger between Alstom and Siemens which they'd h... [Full Article...]

President Trump declares Isis 'eliminated' from last Syrian stronghold

President Trump declares Isis 'eliminated' from last Syrian stronghold A Syrian driver working with NBC News reporters was killed Saturday by an explosive device that went off in a house used as an SDF command post and a media center for journalists covering the fighting in Baghouz. The location of the group's overall leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, is not known. Muslims worldwide owed him their fealty, and were obliged to come, he said. [Full Article...]

Iraq's parliament sacks governor over deadly ferry capsize

Iraq's parliament sacks governor over deadly ferry capsize But the celebrations turned to tragedy when the overcrowded vessel ran into trouble as it headed to a popular picnic site across the River Tigris. Numerous women and children on board could not swim. Islamic State militants were driven from Mosul almost two years ago, but relief has given way to impatience over alleged corruption as reconstruction of the destroyed city has stalled. [Full Article...]

Trump Demands Networks Retaliate Against Guests Who Discussed Evidence of Collusion

Trump Demands Networks Retaliate Against Guests Who Discussed Evidence of Collusion MSNBC has emphatically pushed the Russian collusion narrative since Mueller's investigation began. That's the bottom line. Heck avoided directly answering Burnett's question and responded by downplaying Mueller's findings, saying it was "just a headline". [Full Article...]

Pilot crashes plane into clubhouse after dispute

Pilot crashes plane into clubhouse after dispute A South African pilot died after he crashed a private jet into two buildings and more than a dozen parked vehicles at Matsieng Aerodrome in Botswana on Saturday. Chris Briers of Matsieng Botswana has alleged that a Kalahari Air Services pilot committed suicide in this spectacular fashion, as he was at a party, and allegedly got drunk and into a fight with his wife. [Full Article...]


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