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House leadership scheduled a conference call this Saturday with rank-and-file members of the GOP to discuss the MacArthur Amendment . House GOP leaders hope to have another showdown over their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act next week, but the legislation may still lack the votes it needs for approval.
  • More charges filed in Detroit in genital mutilation probe

    More charges filed in Detroit in genital mutilation probe

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    According to an online physician directory, Fakhruddin graduated from the Baroda Medical College in Gujarat, India in 1988. One of the unnamed seven-year-old girls told investigators that in addition to Nagarwala, "two other adult women were present in the examining room during the procedure, and that the two women held her hands during the procedure", identifying Farida Attar as one of them, according to the complaint .
  • More Russian spy planes, bombers approach Alaskan airspace

    More Russian spy planes, bombers approach Alaskan airspace

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    The last time Russian bombers came this close to the US was on July 4, 2015 when a pair of Russian bombers flew 40 miles off the coast of California. On Thursday night, the Russian military sent a pair of Tu-95 Bear bombers (like the one seen above) towards Alaska.
  • Jurgen Klopp dismisses Liverpool move for Joe Hart

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    Liverpool were title contenders until Sadio Mane's absence during the Africa Cup of Nations triggered a downfall in form at the turn of the year, which saw the side win only one Premier League game in the first seven of 2017 - losing three in total.
  • Saints were set to hire Will Smith before he was killed

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    The shooting of Will Smith occurred after a minor traffic incident on April 9, 2016, on the streets of New Orleans . State law requires him to serve 85 per cent of the sentence before becoming eligible for good-behaviour release, meaning he could be freed in roughly 20 years.
  • Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) & The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) Watch List

    Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) & The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) Watch List

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    Tesla said it is unaware of any reports of the parking brake system failing to hold a parked vehicle or to stop a vehicle in an emergency as a result of this issue, and the issue has no impact on the vehicle's regular braking system. "Model S has more advanced technology". The firm has maintained a Sell rating on TSLA stock with a price target of $187. The dominant statistics will authorize the investment community to govern the size of Tesla, Inc .
  • GM says plant in Venezuela has been seized

    GM says plant in Venezuela has been seized

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    The company said the "illegal judicial seizure" would cause "irreparable damage" to GM, its suppliers, its 79 dealers and almost 2,700 employees of the plant. Shares of General Motors Co. rose 59 cents to $34.38 in afternoon trading. Venezuelan officials did not respond immediately to requests for comment.
  • Tesla Inc recalls 53000 cars globally over parking brake issue

    Tesla Inc recalls 53000 cars globally over parking brake issue

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    The company also said it would send an official recall notice to its customers. Tesla Motors is recalling 53,000 vehicles that include its Model X and Model S units. The recall process is starting now, and Tesla says it expects it to be completed by October if all 53,000 vehicles are returned for inspection. Tesla lacks a traditional network of franchised dealerships that handle both sales and service, including recall repairs.
  • US Defence Sec'y Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons

    US Defence Sec'y Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons

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    The United States wants to make its relationship with Israel "the strongest ever", said Mattis, who added the US intends to work with allies in the region and elsewhere to support Israel's security. The defense secretary appeared to be echoing concerns shared by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who said Wednesday that "a comprehensive Iran policy requires that we address all of the threats posed by Iran, and it is clear there are many".
  • Second suspect arrested over Stockholm truck attack

    Second suspect arrested over Stockholm truck attack

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    Friday. He "showed interest for extremist organizations like IS", senior police officer Jonas Hysing told reporters . The attack was the latest in a string of similar assaults involving vehicles in Europe, including in Nice in the south of France, London and Berlin.
  • French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote

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    The two-round presidential election is set for April 23 and May 7. Until recently, the expectation was that France would not have an electoral shock like Britain did with Brexit and the USA with the election of Mr Donald Trump. While prosecutors haven't identified the potential targets, Le Pen said on BFM television that "we are all targets". A poll by the BVA firm published Wednesday evening said Macron led with a one-point advantage over Le Pen, with Fillon and Melenchon four points ...
  • 'GTA 5 Online' In-Game 4/20 Deals, New Game Mode Announced

    'GTA 5 Online' In-Game 4/20 Deals, New Game Mode Announced

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    Instead of the typical third-person or first-person cameras used in GTA Online , Tiny Racers forces a top-down view of the race. While it does seem that Tiny Racers is limited to only Stunt races, it will still be cool to see Los Santos from a different angle.
  • US VP Mike Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour

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    After meeting President Widodo, Pence said his administration wanted fairer trade with Southeast Asia's biggest economy. Pence also took a much tougher line on North Korea, saying the days of broken promises were over, while adding that the US would counter any attack with an "overwhelming response".
  • France promises proof Assad regime behind chemical attack

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    Damascus , along with its Russian and Iranian allies, has said that the April 4 casualties were caused when a conventional air strike on an al-Qaeda weapons depot nearby caused an explosion, releasing the deadly gases. "If there really was sarin in Khan Sheikhoun, how can the OPCW explain White Helmets charlatans jumping in sarin vapor without protection means?" The Syrian government has moved nearly all of its operational aircraft - both jets and helicopters - to a Russian airbase in Syria ...
  • Buttler, Rana power Mumbai Indians to 8-wkt win over Punjab

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    Chasing a target of 199, MI reached in 15.3 overs with Buttler hitting 77 off 37 and Rana scoring an unbeaten 62 off 34 balls. Mumbai Indians batsmen bettered Kings XI Punjab's 199 like how Hulk thrashes Loki in Avengers. Rana , however, continued on his merry way, seeing Mumbai through to an ultimately convincing victory with his sixth smashed six. Maxwell and Co.
  • Sean Spicer apologizes for 'inappropriate, insensitive' Holocaust comment

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    He said his original comments were "inexcusable and reprehensible". "We had someone as despicable as Hitler who didn't even sink to using chemical weapons". Two conservative news outlets had made a similar comparison between Hitler and Assad earlier in the week. There are historical facts proving Hitler did use gas chambers to kill six million Jewish people during the Holocaust.
  • Israeli defence officials: Assad still has chemical weapons

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    French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said French intelligence services would provide proof of that in the coming days. Sarin or a similar banned toxin was used in an attack in Syria's Idlib province on April 4 that killed almost 90 people, the global chemical weapons watchdog says.
  • Florida state senator apologizes for racial slur

    Florida state senator apologizes for racial slur

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    He also said he was sorry for criticizing the leadership of Negron and those who backed Negron's rise to power. Senator Perry Thurston (D-Pompano Beach) said Artiles' apology was "too little, too late". "It was a plus-9 Obama seat which they (Democrats) lost in a presidential year", he said. "I encourage all Senators to be respectful of this important process and to refrain from participating in any activities that would jeopardize the impartiality of the ongoing investigation".
  • Facebook will soon let you type with your brain

    Facebook will soon let you type with your brain

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    Researchers at Stanford University have already used the interface to create a system that allowed a paralyzed patient to type eight words per minute using her thoughts, but Dugan said the goal is to develop the system to where it can let people type up to 100 words per minute.