• Democrats can't stop happy-tweeting about Republicans' failed health-care bill

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    Mr. President, this is not about "we". This is about you and your inability in this initial round to deliver on a key "repeal and replace" campaign promise. "I promised the people of North Carolina's 11th District that I would fight for a full repeal of the Affordable Care Act and a replacement with a market-driven approach that brings down costs and provides more choices for the American people", Meadows said in the statement.
  • Supporters and opponents of anti-Islamophobia motion clash in Winnipeg

    Supporters and opponents of anti-Islamophobia motion clash in Winnipeg

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    He said since M-103 was a motion and not a bill it was not legally binding on government. The motion expresses how to ensure a community-centred focus and to collect data to contextualize hate crime reports. Canadian lawmakers have passed a motion that condemns Islamophobia and urges the government to "develop a whole-of-government approach to reducing or eliminating systemic racism and religious discrimination including Islamophobia".
  • Plane crashes into house in Georgia

    Plane crashes into house in Georgia

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    Cobb County International Airport, which serves George's captial Atlanta, operates 24 hours a day. Photos posted by CNN affiliate WSB-TV showed a house in a suburban neighborhood burning. Firefighters arrived on the scene as the house was on fire. The Cessna Citation I is a small jet, according to the Cessna website. The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.
  • Ireland's Coleman breaks leg in draw with Wales

    Ireland's Coleman breaks leg in draw with Wales

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    Martin O'Neill's side now top their 2018 World Cup qualifying group and victory over Wales would see them move seven points clear of Chris Coleman's side with five games to play. "It was going on all through the game. At the end of it all, the most important thing is Seamus' health". The only flash of anything like an opening in the first half was when Hal Robson-Kane headed the ball back to Neil Taylor in the area, but John O'Shea rushed in and hammer the ball away.
  • No vote on health care plan

    No vote on health care plan

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    There was some talk today about the White House demanding a vote anyway, getting members on the record about the bill Trump wanted, but there was ultimately no point to the exercise. As the Republican field of presidential candidates stumbled over one another to sound more conservative than the person standing next to them - a tactic often used to win a Republican primary - Trump tried something new: honest realism.
  • Supreme Court overturns Gorsuch ruling against student with disabilities

    Supreme Court overturns Gorsuch ruling against student with disabilities

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    Endrew's parents sued his public school for the cost of sending him to a private school, arguing that the public system did not provide an adequate education for their son and thus violated the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA ), which requires that school districts provide a "free appropriate public education" to kids with disabilities.
  • Coalition air strikes 'kill 100 civilians in one building' in Mosul

    Coalition air strikes 'kill 100 civilians in one building' in Mosul

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    Moreover, the Airwars, the organisation monitoring the global coalition's airstrikes in Syria and Iraq, said that at least 440+ new civilian were killed recently by the coalition - though numerous claims are contested or poorly reported. The UN estimates that 400,000 Iraqi civilians are trapped in the Old City of Mosul as government forces battle to re-capture it. The US Central Command has confirmed that they are aware of the massive civilian casualties, confirming Rudaw's report, and ...
  • House Republicans Withdraw Health Care Bill

    House Republicans Withdraw Health Care Bill

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    The planned legislation had due to be voted on by politicians in the House of Representatives. "But, at the end of the day, this isn't a dictatorship", Spicer reminded reporters, adding , " and we've got to expect members to ultimately vote how they will".
  • House Votes to Repeal Obamacare

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    However, it also makes radical changes to the existing legislation, such as decreasing subsidies for lower-income people and removing the penalty tax on people who do not have a health insurance plan. Meanwhile, the concessions to the Freedom Caucus have likely further alienated more moderate Republicans who were already anxious that Trumpcare was too harsh to support.