by | March 29, 2017 | 02:01

But the head of the Freedom Caucus, Representative Mark Meadows of North Carolina, insisted Sunday that progress on health care remained possible. And now he and his party have been dealt a stinging defeat on a signature campaign promise, a defeat that further weakens a president whose approval rating has hovered under 40 percent and humiliates Republicans who have pledged for seven long years to undo President Barack Obama's health care law.

by | March 29, 2017 | 01:48

Earlier Saturday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Trump's tweet was motivated only by his being a fan of Pirro's show. "Now I know that every man and woman in this conference is now motivated more than ever to step up our game and deliver on our promises".

by | March 29, 2017 | 01:43

The proposed settlement also requires the state to pay $895,000 to the plaintiffs who brought the 2016 lawsuit , to cover their litigation costs. Flint's water was tainted with lead for at least 18 months, starting in spring 2014. A federal judge will be given the new settlement on Tuesday for sign-off, according to AP. Federal Judge David Lawson singled out Governor Snyder for his willingness to settle.

by | March 28, 2017 | 00:44

Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced a plan to require cities applying for Department of Justice grants to certify their compliance with federal law, including Section 1373 of the U.S. "Such policies make their cities and states less safe, and put them at risk of losing valuable federal dollars". Travis County receives just over $50 million from both federal and state grants, according to estimates from Eckhardt's office.

by | March 27, 2017 | 00:45

In a separate development Tuesday, Israel's Shin Bet security agency said it had arrested a Palestinian employee of a humanitarian program run by the Turkish government on suspicion of diverting funds to militants. The Israeli military said the circumstances of the incident were being investigated, but that there was no immediate proof that classified data could be retrieved from the device, Press TV reported .

by | March 27, 2017 | 00:44

Local police say there were no injuries and Uber's vehicle was not responsible for the incident. Uber said Saturday it is suspending its tests of self-driving cars after one of its vehicles was involved in a three-way crash in Tempe, Arizona.

by | March 27, 2017 | 00:42

The target? Meals on Wheels . The grant funds anti-poverty programs like Meals on Wheels . Past year it served 2.4 million people. "When you break it down, the meals for one person for a year is about the same as what it would cost to have a person in a nursing home for two days".

by | March 25, 2017 | 00:34

Why not us? Sound familiar Gamecocks fans? This is the Bears' fourth Sweet 16 under coach Scott Drew , but they haven't been to a Final Four since 1950. That being said, this game will feature two top-tier defenses. "It's been really exciting", said Jen Krivan, president of the Charleston County Club.

by | March 23, 2017 | 01:26

Sears Holdings (SHLD.O) slumped 11 percent to $8.18 after the retailer warned on Tuesday about its ability to continue as a going concern after years of losses and declining sales. The euro dipped 0.2 percent to $1.0790, off a high of $1.0818 as European trading began. "The market wants tax reform, and you need to get healthcare done before you get tax reform".

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:34

General Mills chairman and chief executive officer Ken Powell said: "Our third-quarter results finished in line with our expectations and keep us on track to deliver the guidance we updated last month". On 12/16/2015 General Mills announced a quarterly dividend of $0.44 2.97% with an ex dividend date of 1/7/2016 which will be payable on 2/1/2016.

by | March 19, 2017 | 00:55

Jeffrey Nichols, senior economic adviser for Rosland Capital, said recent gold trade has been driven in part by tapering momentum in the S&P 500 index SPX, -0.06% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.05% which have cooled their record-setting pace lately.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:21

The government has also been ordered to act against SMH Meerza, the senior police officer who allegedly figured in the video tapes. But putting a stay order, Calcutta High Court had stopped our investigation process, which was very unfortunate, she alleged.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:17

Le Pen on the side, reassure what France is, its principles but also reassure from an economic, financial, budgetary, European point of view". In the interview , Farage, who has been a critic of the United Kingdom government's failure to engage with Trump before he took office, likened Le Pen's situation to when Trump was a presidential candidate.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:15

Negotiators from countries including France, the U.K., Italy, Brazil and Singapore - as well as the European Commission - were against a proposal that dropped a G20 commitment to "multilateral" and "rule-based" trade in the policy statement, a person familiar with the matter said, asking not to be named because the proceedings are private.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:22

She says one person was injured and taken to hospital by ambulance, but she did not know the extent of the injuries. 13 of the patients were first responders who underwent decontamination and were held for observation as a precaution. Highway 401 from Mallorytown Road to Reynolds Road at Landsdowne remains closed and it's unclear when it will reopen. "Chemical has spilled on roadway and is highly toxic", the nearby Gananoque Police Service posted on its Facebook account.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:17

The European Commission again said on Monday that an independent Scotland would have to formally re-apply to become an EU member state. But the prospect of an imminent start to Brexit was enough to push the nationalist devolved government in Scotland into calling for a new independence referendum.

by | March 15, 2017 | 00:51

EPAM Systems Inc. canceled an annual investor day Tuesday in NY because of the approaching storm, and Innophos Holdings Inc. delayed a similar meeting that had been set for March 15. "Confidence is high for a significant heavy snow and strong wind event affecting the Mid-Atlantic and New England Monday night and Tuesday", the National Weather Service said in a statement.

by | March 13, 2017 | 00:59

It will now be operated by Iran's national flag carrier Iran Air. A brand-new Airbus aircraft landed in the Mehrabad International Airport in Tehran, Iran, on March 11, Mehr news agency reported. Boeing has said the contract for 80 planes, also finalised in December - Iran's first with a U.S. aviation firm since its 1979 Islamic revolution - was worth $16.6 billion.

by | March 13, 2017 | 00:57

Tesla has previously built a 80MWh battery farm in Southern California in 90 days , and has also offered to fix the state of Victoria's power troubles following the closure of the Hazelwood coal plant later this month. Tesla batteries: Australia's energy future? Musk wrote to Cannon-Brookes, who had earlier said he could get financing for the plan. Tony Wood, energy program director for Australian public policy think tank Grattan Institute, noted that the transition for South Australia's ...

by | March 12, 2017 | 00:51

The worldwide coffee giant has chose to go in a new direction with their spring cup collection, opting for a style that is every minimalists dream. Coffee drinkers will receive cups already adorned with designs and ones without, but Starbucks encourages people to draw in their own as well.

by | March 12, 2017 | 00:52

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by | March 11, 2017 | 00:37

A new analysis led by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego revealed that the fault system that runs along San Diego, Orange County and Los Angeles County could be overdue for a major quake with up to magnitude 7.3.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:41

As you can see from the photos, that's a big stretch of tubing, and it looks like they're actually quite far along. Hyperloop One is expected to perform a public test sometime during the first half of the year. The future is here; just like how "The Jetsons" and other sci-fi movie and fiction did it, the Nevada Hyperloop , a 500 meter edifice of impressive cloud-white vacuum, tube and magnet technologies in the Nevada Desert would make a supposed one-hour ride into minutes.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:41

The next year's growth is calculated to be 5.3 percent. All of these Earnings estimates are a consensus recommendation of 14 Analysts. MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA) shares typically trade an average volume of 444.58 and institutions hold 3.30% of the total shares.

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:34

ExxonMobil is likely to spend as much as $20 billion over the 10-year span. He added that the projects target providing oil, gas and petrochemical products to overseas markets. Woods also spoke in favor of free energy trade, which he said helped lead the USA shale industry to become a major global player. "We are using new and abundant domestic energy supplies to provide products at a competitive advantage", Woods said at the conference held in Houston , Texas.

by | March 08, 2017 | 00:37

The investigation determined that the company has shipped $32 million worth of material to Iran without proper USA export licences since 2010, and also made 283 separate shipments to North Korea during this time. "Instituting new compliance-focused procedures and making significant personnel changes has been a top priority for the company", he said in a statement.

by | March 08, 2017 | 00:40

The Invincible is one of two missile range instrumentation vessels operated by Military Sealift Command in support of the U.S. Air Force (not Navy). Sky News recalls that President Donald Trump "vowed that Iranian ships which intimidate the U.S. Navy would be "shot out of the water" during his presidential campaign.

by | March 08, 2017 | 00:05

According to the Times , when Uber began operations in a new city where operations weren't clearly legal, the company would appoint a manager in charge of the Greyball program. The tool allowed Uber to show law enforcement officers images of "ghost" cars on the app or show that no cars were available for use, the paper said.

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:47

Caterpillar confirmed to CNBC that the company is cooperating with a search warrant targeting several of the company's buildings, including its Peoria, Ill ., headquarters. S. subsidiaries and the movement of cash among U.S. and non-U. The number of vehicles and reports from inside Caterpillar indicate this is a multi-agency effort, including the IRS, FDIC, and The Department of Commerce-Bureau of Industry and Security.

by | March 02, 2017 | 00:43

The index, which measures all nine USA census divisions, reached a 30-month high in home prices. Seattle led the way with a 10.8% year-over-year price increase in December, followed by Portland with 10.0%, and Denver with an 8.9% increase.

by | March 02, 2017 | 00:38

According to Financial Times, The 37 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Palo Alto Networks Inc have a median target of 175.00, with a high estimate of 209.00 and a low estimate of 120.00. Palo Alto Networks exited the second quarter with cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments of approximately $1.354 billion compared with $1.390 billion in the previous quarter.

by | March 01, 2017 | 00:46

Thousands of supporters of Donald Trump have turned out at rallies across the country in an attempt to regain the momentum after weeks in which the President's administration has appeared to be faltering and flailing. Monday would be the first of the two rallies, also linked to the "Main Street Patriots" group. An anti-Trump rally organized by Indivisible St. Johns is slated to begin at 11:30 on the east side of the Bridge of Lions.

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:47

The film marketed Peele's directorial debut and was made for just $4.5 million - needless to say Blumhouse Productions and distributors at Universal Pictures are extremely happy the film's success. For those who are fans of Peele onscreen as one half of the comedy duo Key & Peele, as well as offscreen knowing his affinity for the genre, we watched and waited to see if the movie horror fans were looking forward to would live up to our admittedly lofty expectations.

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:41

Analyst Clement Thibault of said Musk's leadership and vision has benefited the company, but it has yet to show up on the bottom line. The Tesla's sensors were detecting that the auto was not actually moving while the wheels were spinning, causing the vehicle to stop accelerating on the dyno.

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:42

It features a 5.3-inch In-cell Touch IPS display with 720 x 1280 HD resolution, with 2.5D curved glass on top. The phone has a huge 120-degree wide angle camera and a unique design. At the back, the phone has a 13 MP camera. With this, LG becomes the first company to adhere to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) recommendation to have a single number "112" for all emergency calls in the mobile phones across the country, which is referred to as the Panic Button implementation.