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Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn denounced the speech, arguing that May had delivered a "threadbare" program devoid of new ideas. If the government loses the vote, Mrs May could be forced to resign. Eight of 27 bills outlined in the speech deal with the complex process of Brexit. But the speech was notable also for what it did not contain. US President Donald Trump's planned state visit to Britain later this year got no mention in Queen Elizabeth II's speech to parliament on ...
  • Menendez: Senate health care bill 'devastating' for NJ Medicaid recipients

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    Yesterday the Republican leadership in the Senate released a draft bill to replace it, with a vote set for next week. She's set to appear on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. Molina also said that the bill's proposal to tie cost-sharing subsidies to the lowest-level "bronze"-rated healthcare plans will make coverage less affordable, not more , by raising customers' out-of-pocket costs".
  • From Public Protests to Internal Opposition: Will GOP Health Bill Survive?

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    And in a separate statement , Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown says the GOP Senate bill would hamper the state's progress in slowing the opioid epidemic, calling Medicaid the "number one tool" in the fight against opioids. Veteran Senator John McCain said the draft bill was better than Obamacare in "100 ways", but like many Senators wanted to study the bill further and consult with his state's governor.
  • Host Russia makes early Confederations Cup exit after loss to Mexico

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    Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo , left, is challenged by New Zealand's Michael Boxall during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between New Zealand and Portugal , at the St. His loudest ovation was for applauding back to the crowd when substituted midway through the second half. Andre Silva added a third on 80 minutes before Nani completed the rout in stoppage time to ensure Portugal finished above Mexico on goal difference.
  • U.S. fells 2nd aircraft this week over Syria

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    The Iranian Revolutionary Guards said in a statement that it fired missiles from a base in western Iran hitting the headquarters of "Takfiri terrorists" in eastern Syria . Heading a high-ranking delegation comprising five ministers from his cabinet, al-Abadi arrived in Tehran on Tuesday as the second leg of his three-nation tour including Saudi Arabia and Kuwait in a bid to "foster regional reconciliation".
  • Trump publicly doubting that Russian Federation meddled in election

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    The president appeared to be referring to Wednesday's congressional testimony by Jeh Johnson , Obama's former homeland security secretary, who said that after the Democratic National Committee's email servers were hacked, the DNC declined an offer by the Department of Homeland Security to help the party committee, which also had been in touch with the Federal Bureau of Investigation , identify intruders and patch vulnerabilities.
  • Putin just arrested his biggest critic on the way to a protest

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    Mr Navalny was detained on his way to a protest in central Moscow - one of more than 100 organised across the country. Citing the police, TASS said Navalny was detained after calling to change the anti-Kremlin demonstration area from approved Sakharov Avenue to "unauthorized" Tverskaya Street in the capital of Moscow .
  • Seven US Soldiers Injured in Attack at Afghanistan Army Base

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    The Taliban in a statement did not say if they were directly behind the attack, only crediting a "patriotic Afghan soldier" for the assault. The attack also showed the vulnerability of American soldiers in the field and how U.S. The attack ended midday after almost six hours of clashes, said Najib Danesh, the interior ministry's chief spokesman. Three US army soldiers - Sgt.
  • US, China Affirm North Korean Threat, Mattis Says

    US, China Affirm North Korean Threat, Mattis Says

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    Tillerson added, "We reiterated to China that they have a diplomatic responsibility to exert much greater economic and diplomatic pressure on the regime if they want to prevent further escalation in the region". "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea, it has not worked out". North Korea's Foreign Ministry has launched its own website to promote "policies and improve diplomatic relations", state media reported on Friday.
  • Al-Jazeera manager denounces Gulf demands for its shutdown

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    Gargash accused Qatar of leaking a document containing the demands by Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt , which have cut diplomatic ties and accused Qatar of sponsoring terrorism. "There are no IRGC (Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps) elements in Qatar and the agreement with Turkey is a long-standing diplomatic agreement so we can not ask them to leave".