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Helmut Kohl, Who Oversaw Germany's Reunification, Dies At 87

Helmut Kohl, Who Oversaw Germany's Reunification, Dies At 87

Germany's longest serving post-war chancellor from 1982 to 1998, Kohl was a driving force behind the introduction of the euro currency, convincing sceptical Germans to give up their cherished deutschemark. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and former chancellor Helmut Kohl meet for a chat in Kohl's house in Ludwigshafen, Germany. While physically imposing, Kohl moved nimbly in domestic politics and among rivals in his conservative Christian Democratic Union, holding power for 16 years ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Shooter of Republican lawmakers a fan of leftist Sanders

He had also posted inflammatory messages opposing the presidency of Donald Trump and articulated support for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders . A picture of the shooter James Hodgkinson . Hodgkinson died at the hospital after a gunfight with police. A self-described life-long friend of Hodgkinson said he did not seem prone to violence but noted that he was a passionate person who occasionally got into fights. Consulte Mais Informação

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London police: Manslaughter charges being considered in Grenfell Tower fire

Police and fire services attempted to evacuate the concrete block and said "a number of people are being treated for a range of injuries", including at least two for smoke inhalation. Cladding was installed on the outside of Grenfell Tower past year for both insulation and aesthetic purposes. "We are looking at every health and safety and fire safety offenses and we are reviewing every company at the moment involved in the building and refurbishment of Grenfell Tower", she said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pakistan to enhance monitoring at border crossings with Afghanistan

Pakistan to enhance monitoring at border crossings with Afghanistan

The minister underlined the need of effective and proper monitoring and protection of country s borders so that the terrorists cross border movement could be checked. He said the state of Pakistan would react with full power and commitment to such acts. Nisar also let it be known that two terror alerts were issued before the blasts, and raised the question that why precautionary measures were not taken to avert the tragedy by the provincial government despite clear identification. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nevada's Heller becomes 5th GOP senator opposed to health bill

Nevada's Heller becomes 5th GOP senator opposed to health bill

Heller's comments came the day after four conservative senators issued a joint statement saying they can not support the bill unless it is changed . Under the Affordable Care Act, insurance companies have to cover pre-existing conditions and so-called essential health benefits. Speaking to the PARCA group, Canary pointed out the state will spend more than $30 billion this year, much of it from the federal government. Consulte Mais Informação

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Polícia Federal conclui que não houve edição em áudio de Temer

Polícia Federal conclui que não houve edição em áudio de Temer

A Polícia Federalconcluiu que o áudio da conversa gravada pelo empresário Joesley Batista com o presidente Michel Temer , no dia 7 de março, no Palácio do Jaburu, não foi editado ou adulterado. O material será anexado à parte do inquérito que permanece na PF. Quando o delegado concluir a segunda parte da investigação, que trata do crime de obstrução à justiça, o material será remetido ao STF . Consulte Mais Informação

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Senate OKs sanctions bill to punish Russia

The chamber passed the bipartisan sanctions legislation 97-2. The Russia sanctions were amended to a bill sanctioning Iran for its nuke program and support of terrorism. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has offered only tepid support for the Russian Federation sanctions package. To become law, the legislation would have to pass the House of Representatives and be signed into law by Trump. Consulte Mais Informação

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Senate Republicans Unveil Health Care Bill

The House waiver allowing higher premiums for some people with pre-existing serious illnesses was added shortly before that chamber approved its bill last month and helped attract conservative support. "The Medicaid cuts are even more draconian that the House bill was, though they take effect more gradually than the House bill did", Pearson says. "The Senate Bill may be even meaner ". Consulte Mais Informação

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