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Trump Tweets (Again) About Changing Senate Filibuster Rules

The GOP is circumventing a possible filibuster for its healthcare bill by introducing it using a process known as budget reconciliation. There were no such defections in the Senate, which voted 14-9 along party lines to pass both its spending plan and a companion bill making policy changes to support the allocations.


U.S. could withdraw from Paris climate pact, United Kingdom disappointed by reports

U.S. could withdraw from Paris climate pact, United Kingdom disappointed by reports

President Donald Trump is expected to announce his decision on whether to abandon the Paris climate accord Thursday afternoon US time (3 p.m. EDT; 1900 GMT). A US withdrawal could deepen a rift with its allies. In the absence of federal action to address climate change , some left-leaning states such as California and NY are moving ahead with ambitious clean-energy policies of their own.


All Blacks get new logo for Lions series

All Blacks get new logo for Lions series

He thinks losses for the 2017 side will not be damaging, if the team continues to evolve in the buildup to the Test series. France are the only northern hemisphere nation against whom the All Blacks have a winning percentage below 80. "It was pretty emotional visiting the grave of Dave Gallagher". "I want to make the most of it and go for one of those Test shirts". Conversely, it ended the careers of several icons of New Zealand rugby, not least "Pinetree" Meads, but the All Blacks quickly ...



Trump gives foreign leaders his cell number; probes widen

The president's inner circle has been preparing a series of shifts meant to deal with the growing inquiries into any possible contacts between associates of Trump and Russian Federation during last year's presidential campaign and the transition before his inauguration.



United Nations chief urges action on climate change

McKenna has said what the US chooses to do is up to the USA, but Canada won't wait. "Four years of the Trump administration may have only modest consequences, but eight years of bad policy would probably wreck the world's chances of keeping warming below the global target of 2 degrees Celsius", Michael Oppenheimer, professor of geosciences and worldwide affairs at Princeton University, said by email.


Police make more arrests in Manchester bombing but leaks feared

Police make more arrests in Manchester bombing but leaks feared

The crazed jihadi who slaughtered 22 people at a concert in Manchester, England , used his taxpayer-funded student loans to learn how to build bombs, it was reported Friday. Police and security services are also upset that the name of bomber Salman Abedi was leaked by USA officials and published while police in Britain were withholding the name for what they said were reasons of operational security.