Thursday March 30-th, 2017

US House Republicans unveil plan to repeal and replace Obamacare

They're "going to have to concede the fact that Obama created an entitlement", he said on Fox, and trying to eliminate it "would destroy the presidency". Those approaches to making health care more accessible are fraught with problems. Under th...

So, That's Why John Oliver Was in India So, That's Why John Oliver Was in India

Oliver half-declared, half-asked. The Dalai Lama is scheduled to visit to Arunachal Pradesh on the invitation of the Chief Minister Pema Khandu. Whatever they want to say, that's their freedom. "Firstly, I express my sorrow and sadness", he said. "In...

UP: Anti-Terror Squad corners suspected militant in Lucknow's Thakurganj area UP: Anti-Terror Squad corners suspected militant in Lucknow's Thakurganj area

A few hours into the Lucknow siege, the Madhya Pradesh Inspector General of Police confirms that the Bhopal-Ujjain train blast was an IED explosion and that it was an act of terrorism. "The operation is still on to get him out of the house", Addi...

OECD Sees US, Canadian Economies Leading Near-Term Growth Race OECD Sees US, Canadian Economies Leading Near-Term Growth Race

U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign promises a year ago to put "America first" in trade, and his calls for tariffs on imports from China and Mexico, caused consternation among the United States' major trade partners. It first gave the figure in No...

Israeli adopts law barring boycott supporters from entering country Israeli adopts law barring boycott supporters from entering country

The new law, sponsored by MKs from the far right Jewish Home party as well as the centrist Kulanu party, is meant to combat the increasingly popular Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The organisation Jewish Voice of Peace compared th...

At least 3 killed after bus and train collide in Biloxi, Mississippi At least 3 killed after bus and train collide in Biloxi, Mississippi

Biloxi city spokesman Vincent Creel said as many as 50 people were on the bus. The bus was pushed 200 feet down the track after the eastbound train crashed into it, Miller said. "My first instinct was trying to get people to tell them to get off th...

Another Two US Jewish Community Centers Evacuated After Receiving Bomb Threats Another Two US Jewish Community Centers Evacuated After Receiving Bomb Threats

Const. Victor Kwong said the school received a threatening phone call and the Toronto police CBRN (Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear) unit investigated on scene for two hours but found nothing suspicious. Additionally, the Harry and Rose Samso...

Rhino shot dead and mutilated by poachers in zoo near Paris Rhino shot dead and mutilated by poachers in zoo near Paris

Poachers forced their way into a French zoo and killed a southern white rhinoceros named Vince, sawing off one of his horns before fleeing into the night. They broke through two other locked doors into the building containing the rhinos. The animal...

Australia Town Pays $14K to Change Sexist Traffic Lights Australia Town Pays $14K to Change Sexist Traffic Lights

The Committee for Melbourne , a non-profit organisation comprising more than 120 Melbourne business and community groups, is behind the move. Also, while it reportedly doesn't cost the taxpayers any money because a electrical company is sponsori...

China's ZTE to pay $892M for violating Iran sanctions China's ZTE to pay $892M for violating Iran sanctions

The settlement allowed ZTE, the fourth-largest smartphone vendor in the US, to avoid a cutoff of USA components that had been imposed by the Commerce Department in March 2016. The Commerce Department in March 2016 added ZTE on the Entity List under t...

8 die in as crowd stampedes to get food handouts in Zambia 8 die in as crowd stampedes to get food handouts in Zambia

The incident occurred in the capital, Lusaka at a Public Sports Centre where a church was handing out food to about 35,000 people, mostly from the city's slums. A member of the church declined to comment. 60 per cent of people in Zambia live below ...

Chaffetz: Invest in healthcare instead of a new iPhone (with video) - UPDATED Chaffetz: Invest in healthcare instead of a new iPhone (with video) - UPDATED

CNN host Alisyn Camerota reminded Chaffetz that "access" is not the same thing as coverage, particularly for low-income Americans. The states could use the federal money to treat poor people and subsidize hospitals, but the plan gives them flexi...

Gold Star father who battled Trump has travel privileges under review

Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Kahn planned to talk about his opposition of President Donald Trump and how others can join in in opposition of the new president. Pakistan is not one of the six nations temporarily prohibited from travel into the...

Robert Osborne, Turner Classic Movies Host And Oscars Expert, Dies At 84 Robert Osborne, Turner Classic Movies Host And Oscars Expert, Dies At 84

Osborne's death was announced by Turner Classic Movies on social media. "He joined us as an expert on classic film and grew to be our cherished colleague and esteemed ambassador for TCM". Born in Colfax, WA, he graduated from the University of Wash...

Austrian chancellor calls for EU-wide ban on Turkish campaigning Austrian chancellor calls for EU-wide ban on Turkish campaigning

Following the decision in Gaggenau, the city of Cologne also said they would no longer allow a similar rally to take place because of security concerns. Last week, German authorities withdrew permission for two rallies by Turkish residents in German ...

United Kingdom made 'bad choice at bad moment' in backing Brexit - Francois Hollande United Kingdom made 'bad choice at bad moment' in backing Brexit - Francois Hollande

French President Francois Hollande said his "ultimate goal" is to ensure that far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen does not assume power. Some EU member states could "go more quickly" and "further in areas such as defence and the eurozo...

Armed faction enters major Libyan oil port Armed faction enters major Libyan oil port

Libya's oil production has recently been fluctuating around 700,000 barrels per day (bpd), more than double its output past year but still well under the 1.6 million bpd the OPEC member was producing before a 2011 uprising. Mimari said that Haftar's ...

IEA Sees Oil Market Rebalancing After OPEC Output Reduction Deal

This ample supply, even as output cuts are implement, is the reason for the "very flat crude-oil price futures curve on which our five-year forecast is based", the IEA said. According to the OPEC's monthly report made in February, the global oil prod...

Children Poisoned By Apple Juice At Restaurant Children Poisoned By Apple Juice At Restaurant

Both Ginaya, 4, and the birthday boy ordered apple juice and the server brought it to them in cups - a move that the family said was uncharacteristic of the restaurant, which they'd been going to for years. The children were transported to Lancaste...

Elderly twins die after being in the cold overnight Elderly twins die after being in the cold overnight

The sisters are believed to have been outside all night, though, in sub-freezing temperatures, which has led the police to preliminarily suggest the sisters died because of the frigid temperatures they were exposed to for several hours, likely result...

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