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Undersecretary Poonam Alaigh Caught Up in Veterans Affairs Travel Scandal

Undersecretary Poonam Alaigh Caught Up in Veterans Affairs Travel Scandal The newspaper reports Shulkin attended a Wimbledon tennis tournament match and visited multiple palaces in both London and Denmark. Shulkin was in Europe for 10 days for meetings with Danish and British officials about veterans' health issues, but during that time, the Post reports, he and his wife spent about half their time sightseeing, including shopping and touring historic sites. [Full Article...]

Mr. President, stop insulting Sen. John McCain

Mr. President, stop insulting Sen. John McCain Why does the Republican Party appear to fear a more knowledgeable electorate? Susan Collins, R-Maine, said Sunday morning on CNN's State of the Union that it's "difficult to envision a scenario where I would end up voting for this bill" and indicated she will make a final decision on Monday after the Congressional Budget Office provides a report on the legislation. [Full Article...]

San Juan Mayor To Trump Admin

San Juan Mayor To Trump Admin SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Puerto Ricans on Saturday for the slow pace of relief from the devastating damage caused by Hurricane Maria , saying his government, which has come under fire for its response, was doing an "amazing job". [Full Article...]

Diventare italiani: come funziona ora, come sarebbe con lo ius soli

Diventare italiani: come funziona ora, come sarebbe con lo ius soli Il testo è al momento fermo al Senato , perché la maggioranza dubita di avere i numeri per approvarlo e la posizione di Ap rafforza questi timori. Chissà, forse vogliono aspettare che i potenziali beneficiari - 800mila bambini italiani de facto in una prima fase, poi 50/60mila l'anno - non ne abbiano più bisogno. [Full Article...]

Get National Guard involved in Puerto Rico relief

Soldiers at the Rock Hill armory are preparing equipment and vehicles. "Everyone's pretty anxious and excited to get down there and do what we can to help", said Meghan Polis, a member of the 3rd Batallion who's originally from Patchogue. [Full Article...]

Tennessee man allegedly stabs woman, gouges her eyes out

Tennessee man allegedly stabs woman, gouges her eyes out The child's mother is now blind, and the father is behind bars. Roberson told police he and the woman fought over their child, according to the arrest affidavit. Roberson was previously charged with assault in 2006, but those charges were dismissed by a judge who found him insane. Roberson remains in custody at the Hamilton County Jail, and now faces charges of attempted first degree murder an... [Full Article...]

Trump to visit Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, Philippines

Trump to visit Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, Philippines Several North Korean missiles were recently spotted moved from a rocket facility in the capital Pyongyang, South Korea's Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) reported late Friday amid speculation that the North was preparing to take more provocative actions. [Full Article...]

Here are railways' key decisions to ensure safety of Mumbai rail passengers

Here are railways' key decisions to ensure safety of Mumbai rail passengers Hitting out at the Railways for the loss of innocent lives at the stampede at Elphinstone Road railway station Thackeray said, "Why do we need terrorists or enemies like Pakistan?" The Modi government which is planning to launch bullet trains in India needs to first improve railway amenities instead of blindly emulating developed nations. [Full Article...]

Ali hits milestone as Pakistan go steady

Ali hits milestone as Pakistan go steady Starting the third day on 64/0, Shan Masood and Sami Aslam struck half centuries. At Stumps on Day 3, Pakistan were 266-4 with Ali holding fort against a probing spin-attack and are 153 runs behind Sri Lanka's first inning total of 419. [Full Article...]

BSF unearths tunnel being dug from Pakistan side in Jammu's Arnia sector

BSF unearths tunnel being dug from Pakistan side in Jammu's Arnia sector He said the Pakistani Rangers might be aware of the digging of the tunnel because nothing escapes the eyes of the BSF long the worldwide border. "Sensing some kind of trouble, the BSF intensified the vigil and during the course of sanitisation process, a 14-foot long tunnel was dected", said the official. [Full Article...]

Couple describes Puerto Rico as a 'war zone' after Maria

Couple describes Puerto Rico as a 'war zone' after Maria Gordon evacuated the island after "taking a leap of faith" by driving to a local airport to catch a plane to San Juan, Puerto Rico, where she was able to find cell service and make phone calls to friends and family in the states. "We don't need any more clothes", Andujar said. Fernandez said he has given thousands of dollars to his friends and family members in Puerto Rico. [Full Article...]

Lindsey Graham Admits Ignorance About Health Care Bill He Sponsored

Lindsey Graham Admits Ignorance About Health Care Bill He Sponsored Senate voicing their opposition to the Graham-Cassidy health care bill and encouraging Senators to reauthorize the vital Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and disproportionate-share hospitals (DSH) program. The Trump administration isn't helping. Democrats have taken a hard line in not working with the Republican Party to repeal and replace which tells me they care more about Preside... [Full Article...]

President Trump to travel to Asia

President Trump to travel to Asia Trump's trip will also include a stop in Hawaii, the BBC reported . "The president's engagements will strengthen the global resolve to confront the North Korean threat", the White House statement said. State Department. The US President will be accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump. Amid fiery rhetoric recently on both sides North Korea has warned that it might conduct the "most power... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Maria Brings Storm Surge to Outer Banks

Hurricane Maria Brings Storm Surge to Outer Banks Those on the Carolina and mid-Atlantic coasts are warned to monitor the storm's progress. The major effects from Maria this week will be tidal flooding, wind gusts and rip currents - especially in the Outer Banks. On Sunday , the Kearsarge inserted Marine and Navy teams into Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico, to clear main roads and the airfield to enable additional air support to the overall re... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Announces Big Presidential Trip to Asia

Donald Trump Announces Big Presidential Trip to Asia But Trump, to be accompanied by first lady Melania, will start the tour with a visit to Japan around Nov 5 and meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Nov 6, according to diplomatic sources. On 2 October, Trump will welcome Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha of Thailand to the White House. The United States also considers Chinese entities behind the theft of intellectual property and cyber attacks ... [Full Article...]

Social media warned to crack down on hate speech

Social media warned to crack down on hate speech The European Commission on Thursday published new guidelines for online platforms to step up the prevention, detection and removal of objectionable content such as hate speech and terorrist-related content. The commission insists that their plan includes "safeguards to prevent the risk of over-removal", but groups such as the Electronic Frontier Foundation were concerned when the governing body ... [Full Article...]

In Regulation: The Jones Act's Bloody Cost

The Maritimes Trades Department of the AFL-CIO says the law "accounts for hundreds of thousands of American jobs and ... helps pump billions of dollars into the economy". After the war, Congress passed the Merchant Marine Act of 1920 in an effort to rebuild USA shipping. The White House previously temporarily suspended the Jones Act for emergency supplies heading to the hurricane-ravaged Gul... [Full Article...]

Trump's health chief Tom Price resigns over private flight scandal

Trump's health chief Tom Price resigns over private flight scandal On those taxpayper-funded trips, he sometimes mixed business with personal engagements, their investigation revealed . But after flying to NY for Trump's big infrastructure speech, Mnuchin took an Air Force C-37 jet back to D.C. As for the flights already taken, "the taxpayers won't pay a dime for my seat on those planes", he added. On Thursday, Price cut a check for the costs he incurred. [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico podrá recibir ayuda directa por barcos desde Dominicana

Puerto Rico podrá recibir ayuda directa por barcos desde Dominicana Antes de las declaraciones de Trump , funcionarios del Departamento de Seguridad indicaron bajo condición de anonimato que el Gobierno está evaluando la interrupción de la aplicación del " Jones Act " y espera dar una respuesta "tan pronto como sea posible", aunque es " poco probable" que se produzca este mismo miércoles. [Full Article...]

Nawaz Sharif to be re-elected PML-N President

Nawaz Sharif to be re-elected PML-N President The third-time ousted premier Nawaz Sharif had to relinquish the top slot of the party after the Supreme Court disqualified him from office for concealing his employment with Capital FZE, a firm owned by his younger son Hassan. But the clause now has a proviso which reads "Provided that a person shall not be appointed or serve as an office-bearer of a political party if he is not qualified to be... [Full Article...]


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