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WASHINGTON (AP) - Making a final push, President Donald Trump said he doesn't think congressional Republicans are "that far off" on a health overhaul to replace "the dead carcass of Obamacare." Expressing frustration, he complained about "the level of hostility" in government and wondered why both parties can't work together on the Senate bill as GOP critics expressed doubt over a successful vote this week.
There's a tired old trick for internet service providers that want a tax break to continue gouging customers. The ISP will make some vague promise of future broadband investment, in return for immediate tax breaks or approval of an industry deal. On the surface, it sounds good: delivering broadband to rural areas is often uneconomic, so government often wants to cut a deal with private industry to deliver it. But the problem is that internet providers seem to have a really tricky time keeping to their promises, and unexpected roadblocks just happen to always spring up right around the time the investment is meant to happen. That's why AT&T's promise to President Trump that it ill invest...
An AirAsia flight to Malaysia was forced back to Australia Sunday due to a technical problem, with one passenger saying the plane was "shaking like a washing machine". The Airbus A330 from Perth to Kuala Lumpur experienced problems about 90 minutes into the journey. It landed safely, with Perth Airport reporting a "technical issue".
"It's my decision to leave. If there were no TV show my marriage could be much better."
The former governor of California and the president of France share the same views on climate change.
CINCINNATI (AP) - A Thunderbirds Air Force jet went off a runway and overturned Friday during preparations for an Ohio air show, injuring the pilot and causing a performance to be canceled.
Minions mania is a craze we still somehow cannot escape. McDonald's is the latest company to fall victim to this - dare we say - Minion monstrosity. SEE ALSO: We're McLosing it over this very chill McDonald's dessert invention Per Delish, ahead of Despicable Me 3, McDonald's has unveiled a selection of Minion-themed food items and Happy Meal toys at certain Singapore restaurants. If your stomach and tastebuds are down for a rough night, then the following items are now available to try: 1. Minion potatoes It's that time of the year again Okay guys, You've got to admit these are sooooo adorable?!? So I tried the new Minion potatoes and they are...
Cheyenne Summer, 21, left her baby alone in the tub while she was on Facebook Messenger, police said.
It's the most ingenious way to serve a crowd.
ABC News' Eva Pilgrim has the latest updates on Tropical Storm Cindy from New Orleans.
Some people always need to have the latest and greatest gadgets out there. When it comes to Apple and its various lines of Mac computers, that's fine as long as you have thousands of dollars lying around just waiting to be spent. If you're in need of a new Apple laptop and you'd rather not pay top dollar, you should know that Amazon has a terrific sale going on right now covering four different previous-generation models that are refurbished. The sale includes two MacBook Pro models and two MacBook Air models, but quantities are very limited so head over to Amazon ASAP if you see something you like. You can shop the full sale right here, or you can see details for each of the four models...
A NATO military plane on Wednesday approached the plane of Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu above the Baltic Sea, Russian news agencies reported, the third such encounter in three days. A NATO fighter jet tried to approach Shoigu's plane but a Russian escort plane intervened to defend it, Interfax news agency reported, citing journalists accompanying the minister. The escort plane, a Sukhoi SU-27, demonstrated it was armed by rocking its wings, after which the NATO plane flew off, Interfax reported.
Apple's iPhone 8 has been the subject of countless rumors of late, but the latest two might be among the most significant. The video, which was earlier obtained by Walla Tech, shows what appears to be an iPhone 8 dummy unit. The device in question looks about the same size as the iPhone 7, but has a much different design, featuring glass front and back panels around a metal frame.
A video, showing a Canadian woman shouting at the staff of a walk-in clinic in Ontario for not giving her a white doctor's appointment for her unwell son, goes viral.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met President Donald Trump at the Oval Office on Tuesday after the Treasury Department imposed sanctions on 38 Russian individuals and organizations over Crimea.
NEW YORK (AP) - He's been overshadowed by Barbie for decades, but now Ken is finally getting some attention.
By Salvador Rodriguez SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc's core networking business on Tuesday took its first step into the market of subscription services, announcing a suite of new security and automation tools for big businesses. This new "intuitive network" represents a major change in how Cisco generates revenue from its flagship business. Moving forward, Cisco hopes its clients will subscribe to the new networking services, creating a recurring stream of monthly revenue.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a dramatic shift, the Trump administration on Tuesday demanded that Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries boycotting Qatar detail their complaints about the small Persian Gulf monarchy's support for extremism and reach a speedy resolution to the diplomatic crisis.
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian government troops and their allies have steadily positioned themselves in key areas on the flanks of the U.S.-led coalition battle for the Islamic State's self-declared capital of Raqqa.
Poroshenko, worried he wouldn't meet Trump at all, downplayed his arrival in D.C., but pleased is with the administration's stance.
Origins of the artifacts remain unknown even as police speculate they might have been brought by fleeing Nazis who went to the country after World War II.
The shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has generated - yet again - the standard set of responses in the wake of a mass shooting in the United States.
The tour agency that took US student Otto Warmbier to Pyongyang said Tuesday it would stop taking Americans to the reclusive state after the 22-year-old died following 18 months in North Korean detention. Warmbier was medically evacuated to the United States last week, suffering from severe brain damage. "We have been struggling to process the result," Young Pioneer Tours, the China-based travel agency that had taken Warmbier to the North, said in a Facebook post.
BOSTON (AP) - The unprecedented manslaughter conviction of a young woman who as a teenager sent text messages encouraging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself seems destined to be appealed after it sparked intense debate over free speech, virtual presence and modern forms of communication.
The Supreme Court made a decision Monday about the use of social media by registered sex offenders.
WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) - Police and animal welfare workers in New Hampshire say they've seized 84 neglected Great Danes, most of them from an eight-bedroom mansion that had floors covered with feces.
Nabra Hassanen, 17, was among a group of teens who argued with the driver of a car, police said.
Qatar on Monday demanded neighbouring states lift their "blockade" of the emirate as a pre-condition for crisis talks, even as the United Arab Emirates warned its isolation could last years. Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani called measures imposed against Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and others "an act of aggression". "We have to make it very clear for everyone, negotiations must be done in a civilised way and should have a solid basis and not under pressure or under blockade," he told reporters in Doha.
The European Union on Monday rolled over for another year sanctions imposed to protest Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, which the bloc deems illegal. The Crimea sanctions prohibit certain exports and imports, and ban investment and tourism services by EU-based companies there. "The Council (of member states) extended the restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia until 23 June 2018," a statement said.
Darwin Martinez-Torres was arrested by Virginia police during the search for Nabra Hassanen.
At least 16 people died in a double suicide bombing near a large camp for people made homeless by years of Boko Haram violence, Nigeria's emergency services and locals said Monday. In the attack, which took place on Sunday evening, two women blew themselves up in Kofa village which houses a large camp for those displaced by Boko Haram violence, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said. "They killed 16 people," said regional NEMA spokesman Abdulkadir Ibrahim.
The multi-ethnic London neighbourhood of Finsbury Park, which has strong Jewish and Muslim communities, came out against terrorism on Monday after a white man drove a van into a crowd of Muslim worshippers near a local mosque. Finsbury Park represents the rest of London.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the investigation into Russia's actions in the 2016 elections. (all times local):
Beirut (AFP) - Syria's war has spiralled into a complex multi-sided conflict since it began with anti-government protests in March 2011, drawing in regional and international powers including the United States and Russia.
On 'America's Newsroom,' the senator believes Republican Karen Handel will win
North Korea calls for apology or else.
Boeing announced Monday what it claims will be the most efficient jet yet in the highly competitive civil aviation market as it tries to claw back market share from rival Airbus. "Today, it is our pleasure to officially announce the newest member of our 737 family, the 737 MAX 10," Kevin McAllister, head of the company's commercial aviation division, told journalists as the Paris Air Show got under way. The MAX 10 will be the largest of the updated 737 series, which competes head on with Airbus's A320 neo family.
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Worshippers leaving a London mosque on Monday just after midnight were helping an unwell elderly man when a van deliberately targeted them, eyewitnesses said, driven by an attacker who shouted: "I want to kill all Muslims". The van swerved towards people who had just left the Finsbury Park Mosque in north London who were assisting the man who had collapsed. "He just drove at people," eyewitness Abdiqadir Warra told AFP.
Just after midnight on Monday morning, a man drove a van into a crowd of Muslim worshippers outside Finsbury Park Mosque in London. Ten people are injured and one man is dead, the BBC reports, and counter-terrorism officers are in attendance. SEE ALSO: J.K. Rowling made a major correction to this 'Daily Mail' tweet For awhile after the attack happened, though, some news headlines weren't mentioning the word "terrorism". This didn't go unnoticed. This is not an accident, it's not a collision, it's not revenge. It's terrorism. The media should be calling it as such. #FinsburyPark - Tez (@tezilyas) June 19, 2017 Soon, J.K. Rowling waded in....
NEW YORK (AP) - North Korea claimed Sunday that U.S. officials forcibly seized a diplomatic package from one of their delegations at John F. Kennedy Airport, calling it an "illegal and heinous act of provocation."
Britain's Brexit minister David Davis said the country wanted to strike "a deal like no other in history" as formal talks on quitting the EU were set to begin in Brussels on Monday. Davis is to meet Michel Barnier, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, to kick off hugely complex withdrawal negotiations that are expected to conclude within two years. "Today marks the start of negotiations that will shape the future of the European Union and the United Kingdom, and the lives of our citizens," Davis said in a statement.
LONDON (AP) - The Latest on the London high-rise tragedy (all times local):
A traditional double-hulled canoe has returned to Hawaii after concluding a three-year epic journey around the globe, the first trip of its kind by such a boat. The Hokule'a vessel and its crew entered the marina at Honolulu's Magic Island peninsula on Saturday after sailing more than 40,000 nautical miles (74,000 kilometres) since its departure from the island of Oahu in 2014. Large crowds gathered for the homecoming celebration to commemorate the end of the odyssey, which intended to "weave a lei of hope around the world through sharing indigenous wisdom, groundbreaking conservation and preservation initiatives," according to voyage organisers.
HONOLULU (AP) - The Latest on the return to Hawaii of a Polynesian voyaging canoe after a three-year journey around the world guided only by nature(all times local):
BERLIN (AP) - Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, died Friday at his home in Ludwigshafen. He was 87.
Nearly 80 bills in 30 states are winding their ways through state legislatures to tackle just one issue: self-driving cars. On Wednesday, the Senate commerce and transportation committee met to discuss unifying several of those proposals under one potential federal bill that could speed up development of self-driving cars. Senator Jim Thune (R-S.D.) told the committee that self-driving cars would be coming, and the current patchwork of regulations from state-to-state could inhibit, or even prevent, some of those cars from being eligible for sale in the U.S.
Otto Warmbier returned to the U.S. in state of coma, Tuesday, after being detained in North Korea for over 17 months.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Jurors weighing the fate of a Minnesota police officer who killed a black motorist last July are headed into their fifth day of deliberations Friday.
The father of Otto Warmbier, the US student released from North Korean detention this week, lashed out Thursday at the reclusive regime, saying he did not believe its explanation for how his son fell into a coma. "There's no excuse for the way the North Koreans treated our son and no excuse for the way they have treated so many others," Fred Warmbier told a news conference in the family's home city of Cincinnati, Ohio. "I call on them to release the other Americans being held," he urged, referring to three US citizens still in North Korea.