McCain says he will vote no on GOP health-care bill, dealing major blow to repeal effort – Washington Post

Washington Post McCain says he will vote no on GOP health-care bill, dealing major blow to repeal effortWashington PostSen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) announced Friday that he does not support the latest Republican effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, dealing a major and potentially decisive blow to the last-ditch attempt to fulfill a seven-year GOP Read More …

Puerto Rico dam bursts in wake of Hurricane Maria – BBC News

BBC News Puerto Rico dam bursts in wake of Hurricane MariaBBC NewsA dam failure has caused "extremely dangerous" flooding on a Puerto Rico river in the wake of Hurricane Maria, authorities say. The National Weather Service (NWS) said the failure of the Guajataca Dam is a "life-threatening situation". More than 70,000 …Failing dam prompts evacuations as Read More …

Melania Trump hosts her first event in the garden Michelle Obama founded – Washington Post

Washington Post Melania Trump hosts her first event in the garden Michelle Obama foundedWashington PostFirst lady Melania Trump held her first event in the White House Kitchen Garden on Friday, donning a plaid shirt and coordinating red gloves to pull up leeks and plant kale along with children from a local Boys & Girls Club. Read More …

Decoding Kim's speech and the Pacific threat – BBC News

BBC News Decoding Kim's speech and the Pacific threatBBC NewsPyongyang's foreign minister has said the North is considering a nuclear test around the Pacific, after a personal statement from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to US President Donald Trump. Analyst Ankit Panda decodes this unprecedented statement …North Korea may consider H-bomb test in Pacific, Kim calls Read More …

German Election Mystery: Where's Russia? – New York Times

New York Times German Election Mystery: Where's Russia?New York TimesProtesters rallied against Chancellor Angela Merkel and her party at a campaign event this month in Torgau, Germany. Credit Filip Singer/European Pressphoto Agency. BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel's summons to Germany's top cabinet ministers and …'I am afraid': First far-right party set to enter German parliament in Read More …

Video shows helicopter rescue from capsized vessel after Hurricane Maria – Miami Herald

Miami Herald Video shows helicopter rescue from capsized vessel after Hurricane MariaMiami HeraldNew dramatic video shows authorities rescuing a woman and two children stranded on an overturned boat off the coast of Puerto Rico after a powerful Hurricane Maria pounded the island this week. People aboard the vessel, the Ferrel, sent out a distress …Northcom Providing Read More …

Trump, Though Not on Stage, Looms Large in Alabama GOP Senate Debate – New York Times

New York Times Trump, Though Not on Stage, Looms Large in Alabama GOP Senate DebateNew York TimesSenator Luther Strange, Republican of Alabama, right, during a Thursday night debate before the upcoming special election for his seat against the state's former chief justice, Roy Moore, left. Credit Brynn Anderson/Associated Press. MONTGOMERY, Ala.Sarah Palin in Alabama: The Read More …

Aaron Hernandez's Fiancee Sues NFL, Patriots Amid CTE Diagnosis – Bleacher Report

New York Times Aaron Hernandez's Fiancee Sues NFL, Patriots Amid CTE DiagnosisBleacher ReportShayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, who was engaged to former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, has filed a lawsuit against the Patriots and the NFL in the midst of Hernandez's diagnosis of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). According to …Aaron Hernandez Fiancee Sues Patriots & NFL Read More …