Ketumile Masire, former Botswana president, dies at age 91

Sir Ketumile became the first chancellor of the University of Botswana in 1982 during his tenure as state president, until 1998 when he retired from the presidency and passed the baton to former President Mr Festus Mogae. Ruling Botswana Democrat... More..

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Here's what the Senate healthcare bill means for all types of Americans

Senator Toomey's office sent us this statement: " Obamacare is collapsing". More than 600,000 Washingtonians gained coverage since 2013 through the expansion of Medicaid and sale of subsidized insurance pl...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Thousands attend funeral for North Korean victim Otto Warmbier

North Korea claimed Friday that it doesn't know why American college student Otto Warmbier's health was so poor that after months of imprisonment he ended up dying - and said it even revived him after his "...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Arab states issue 13 demands to end Qatar crisis

Their list of demands to the state include closing down broadcaster Al-Jazeera, cutting back diplomatic ties to Iran and shutting a Turkish military base within its borders. "The more that time goes by, the...More..

Saudi 'Game of Thrones': Change is coming
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Saudi 'Game of Thrones': Change is coming

The decree also had bin Salman replace bin Nayef as deputy prime minister. His replacement by his nephew sidelines Prince Mohammed but keeps the security file in the hands of the Nayef branch of the Al Saud f...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Trump, new Saudi crown prince vow to ease tension with Qatar

Prince Mohammed bin Salman , the new crown prince , will become the kingdom's deputy prime minister while retaining his control of the Defense Ministry and other portfolios. In a Farsi interview with Khabar...More..

Belleville man who shot 5 at GOP baseball practice acted alone
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Belleville man who shot 5 at GOP baseball practice acted alone

Lindsay Rann, public affairs specialist with the FBI's Washington field office, declined to comment on the alleged list, citing the ongoing investigation. They released photos of guns similar to the handgun and...More..

Josh Jackson: Not enough time to work out for Celtics after trade
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Josh Jackson: Not enough time to work out for Celtics after trade

State expect to hear their names called before the end of the night. Nine of the first 10 selections played just one season of college ball. Fultz is the second Washington Husky basketball star to go No. "But...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Domingo on emergency flight back to SA

Asked how he deals with the uncertainty around his selection, Bairstow said: "By not worrying about it, that is the biggest thing". I've been in squads, played, not played, and in different formats. "We know ...More..

GOP opposition puts Senate health care bill in jeopardy
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

GOP opposition puts Senate health care bill in jeopardy

The bill faces broad opposition from Democrats. Senate Republicans launched their plan for shriveling Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, edging a step closer to their dream of repeal with a bill t...More..

Walmart tells developers to stay away from AWS
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Walmart tells developers to stay away from AWS

Walmart, the US's biggest retail chain, has been accused of trying to coerce its technology suppliers into shunning Amazon's cloud computing service. Wal-Mart, loath to give any business to Amazon, said it ke...More..

This is the insect that makes you allergic to red meat
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

This is the insect that makes you allergic to red meat

People may develop the symptoms during the night while they are sleeping and then have no idea what they could be allergic to. But the allergy is being diagnosed more and more often in the northern US and clima...More..

Man shouts 'Allahu Akbar', stabs officer at MI airport
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Man shouts 'Allahu Akbar', stabs officer at MI airport

The timeline below is based on statements by David Gelios , head of the FBI in Detroit , and the federal complaint charging Amor M. Ftouhi , 49, of Quebec, in the stabbing of Lt. The director of the airpor...More..

Kerala farmer hangs himself outside revenue office after asked for bribe
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Kerala farmer hangs himself outside revenue office after asked for bribe

Joy had, two weeks earlier, submitted at the village office a complaint - in the form of a suicide note - in connection with non-acceptance of the land tax. The village office had refused to accept 56-year-old ...More..

Senate Republicans unveil Obamacare repeal plan
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Senate Republicans unveil Obamacare repeal plan

Those senators - Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ted Cruz of Texas, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Mike Lee of Utah - released a statement stating that while they cannot support the bill as its now written, they a...More..

EBay Launches Price Match Initiative
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

EBay Launches Price Match Initiative

If a customer buys a product for a cheaper price at one of the listed competitors, eBay will reimburse them through a coupon that must be used for the item in question. So eBay can keep those customers. T...More..

Lawyer for Manson follower blasts parole denial
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Lawyer for Manson follower blasts parole denial

Krenwinkel was convicted of seven counts of first-degree murder in 1971 for participating with fellow Manson family members Charles "Tex" Watson and Leslie Van Houten in the killings of the seven-months-pr...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Republican senators' revolt puts health bill in jeopardy

What it needs is at least three Republican senators to come out against the bill. "We have a responsibility to move forward, and we are", said McConnell, R-Ky. Obama law: Insurers can not charge their olde...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Concerns Over Senate Health Care Would Impact Medicaid In Arizona

With four GOP senators saying they oppose the bill, it may already be doomed. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) had the bill drafted in strict secrecy and hopes to ram it through as early as next...More..

Senate GOP's Health Care Overhaul Would Bring 'Pain' to Americans: Obama
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Senate GOP's Health Care Overhaul Would Bring 'Pain' to Americans: Obama

This is a budget gimmick to ensure that the bill complies with Senate rules that forbid the legislation from adding to the federal government's long-term debt. Laura Halvorson, 33, also a protester , said man...More..

Pew US survey finds agreement on some gun-control proposals
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Pew US survey finds agreement on some gun-control proposals

While people in households without a gun are 31 percentage points more likely to support stricter gun laws people in than gun-owning households, there were no significant differences within each group depending...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Overheated French male bus drivers don skirts in defiance of dress code

However, their request was denied. Bus drivers in the western city of Nantes have been told they will be allowed to wear shorts after winning over company bosses by sporting skirts for a day in protest over...More..

Longtime Arizona State University Coach Frank Kush Dies
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Longtime Arizona State University Coach Frank Kush Dies

By growing ASU football he helped us build the whole university into what it is today. Kush compiled a 176-54-1 record while coaching the Sun Devils from 1958 to 1979. Kush returned to ASU 21 years after his ...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

US Senate Republicans Introduce Bill to Repeal Obamacare - Lawmaker

To help pay for its expanded coverage to around 20 million more people, Obama's law increased taxes on higher income people, medical industry companies and others, totaling around $1 trillion over a decade....More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims

When each state with legal marijuana was compared with its direct neighbors, the increase in crash frequency was even greater. The HDLI's study said that although there is evidence from simulator and on-road ...More..