A huge landslide crashed down on the village of Xinmo, in mountainous Sichuan province, as dawn broke on Saturday. The landslide blocked a two-kilometre (1.24 miles) stretch of a nearby river, according to Xinhua . "Just after we changed the diaper for the baby, we heard a big bang outside and the light went out", said Qiao. Rescue worker Wu Youheng, who lives in a neighbouring village, said they weren't able to pull anyone out alive.
The chief minister said that the joy of Eid should also be shared with those whose near and dear ones have made eternal sacrifices for maintaining peace in the country. "Muslims in the United States joined those around the world during the holy month of Ramadan to focus on acts of faith and charity", they said. Eid al-Fitr, also called Feast of Breaking the Fast, is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims around the world.
Four Republicans in the U.S. Senate say they won't vote for the health care overhaul package unveiled by Senate leaders Thursday, including Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson. Some protesters with physical disabilities were dragged away, and witnesses claimed that one officer even dropped a protester in a wheelchair. Those arrested as part of the demonstration have been charged with crowding, obstructing, or incommoding.
Many were yelling, "no cuts to Medicaid ", as the police attempted to herd them out of the Senate office building. Jordan Uhl, editor of The Opposition, tweeted: "Capitol Police arresting protesters who rely on wheelchairs". He said he helps his son Anthony get out of bed every morning and is afraid that changes to Medicaid "would possibly mean putting him in a nursing home".
In a petition filed in August 2015, the Murrs asked the U.S. Supreme Court to address whether the " parcel as a whole " concept from its landmark 1978 decision in Penn Central Transportation Co. This pattern repeated itself across the country. Journalist David Daley talks with Bob about how the special elections aren't simply about the candidates, but about how district lines are drawn-and why the media and politicians tend to miss that.
Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is encouraging South Carolinians to get tested for HIV and other STDs. The rapid test takes approximately 15 minutes and requires a slight finger prick. According to the CDC and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, one in eight Americans who are infected with HIV do not know it. National HIV Testing Day promotes HIV testing and early diagnosis.
On Friday, moderate senator Dean Heller of Nevada announced his own opposition, arguing that the bill cuts too much from Medicaid . Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, who said on NBC's Meet the Press , "I would like to delay the thing". In the Sunday interview, Trump said, "I want to see a bill with heart". Menendez said the Senate's bill to repeal Obamacare could ultimately slash $30 billion in Medicaid funding in New Jersey, where more than a half-million people enrolled under ...
JJ smuts was brilliant at the top but it was once again AB de Villiers , who played breathtaking strokes in his 20-ball 46. He perished from the very next ball, however, lofting the same bowler to Eoin Morgan to depart for 46 and leave South Africa on 127-5.
Playing in his 140th career final, Federer saved the only break point he faced and converted four of his eight opportunities to clinch his 92nd career title in 53 minutes. The 35-year-old Swiss first reached the Halle final in 2003, beating German Nicolas Kiefer for the crown. 'He's a very nice lad. "Everything has been geared toward that for the past 12 months and I'm happy with how I feel at the moment", Federer concluded.
More than 800,000 people have been forced to flee their homes since tens of thousands of Iraqi forces on October 17 launched a massive operation to wrest back the country's second city from IS. The incident came as Iraqi security forces, backed by the anti-IS worldwide coalition, were simultaneously conducting a major offensive to dislodge IS militants from their major stronghold in Mosul , northern Iraq.
He set the Georgia Tech record for the 800m at the ACC Indoor Championships with a time of 1:47.32. The 2017 USATF Outdoor Championship , which helps determine advancement to the IAAF World Championships in London, continues a tradition of national track meets in Sacramento.
He says "we see an attack against a state's sovereignty rights". The Hurriyet daily said Erdogan received medical attention after "briefly feeling unwell" during morning prayers at the Mimar Sinan mosque in Istanbul. "The demands aim to achieve regional countries' stability, stand firmly against foreign interference and stop support for terrorist organizations", it said.
But Pence has gone further than vice presidents past in courting evangelicals while in office. Pence also told the group that President Donald Trump is an "unwavering ally" of abortion opponents. "Under this administration, the USA will continue to work diligently with our allies across the region and China and the wider world to bring increasing economic and diplomatic pressure to bear on North Korea and we will continue to do so until North Korea abandons its ballistic and nuclear ...
The rate, which can fluctuate a bit daily, usually settles somewhere in the middle. Before the market open , the People's Bank of China set the midpoint rate at 6.7852 per dollar, the strongest since November 9. Ms Yellen said she's not sure how far the committee will want to reduce the holdings over the long run, but she said they would be levels "appreciably below" those seen in recent years though larger than before the financial crisis.
Roy was furious after becoming the first T20 batsman to be given out for obstructing the field when TV umpire Tim Robinson judged he deliberately got in the way of Andile Phehlukwayo's throw at the wicket. But Morgan insisted England had only themselves to blame, saying: "We didn't deserve to win because we didn't capitalise on the start we had". Tom Curran was impressive with his three wicket haul on debut and we could very well see Craig Overton making his mark on Sunday.
Qatar has 10 days to accept the demands, it said. He claimed the demands were proof that sanctions against Qatar were "nothing to do with combating terrorism" and were more about limiting its sovereignty and outsourcing its foreign policy.
There had always been speculations that MbS's rise to power under his father's reign might also accelerate his ascension to the throne. Frederic Wehrey, of the Middle East Program at Washington's Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, said "a lot of signaling" from Washington - including a more activist regional foreign policy - influenced the appointment of Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince.
Veterans in Waterloo, Cedar Rapids and Coralville also received free services. "It makes me feel great and I know everyone else here feels the same way and my colleagues across the country that are participating". Aspen Dental employees in the Heartland were part of the Aspen Dental's Healthy Mouth Movement which includes locations in Marion, IL and Paducah, KY.
One such protester was Phillip Corona, who said he traveled from Wisconsin to make his fears known to lawmakers in the case that Medicaid is slashed. Forcibly removing people from their wheelchairs. One of the protesters who was arrested, Mike Oxford, told CNN that the police acted professionally and used accessible paddy wagons with wheelchair lifts to transport the protesters with mobility disabilities.
Last month's congressional race in Montana, meanwhile, featured a cowboy poet whose colorful past weighed down his campaign. The daughter and sister of former Baltimore mayors, she rose quickly through Democratic ranks in the 1980s as California party chairman, then finance chair for the party's Senate campaign committee.
Kathleen Rice of NY, led a meeting of anti-Pelosi House Democrats . "We know how to run against a Nancy Pelosi-run party". Even in the minority, the votes she commands are often needed to pass spending bills or other must-pass legislation that House conservatives disdain, and GOP speakers have had to come to her repeatedly hat in hand.
Even with the loud calls for new leadership, CBS News made a decision to omit them from their reporting Wednesday evening. "My decision about how long I stay is not up to them", Pelosi, who is 77, told reporters. Ryan fell well short but garnered dozens of votes, enough to underscore dissatisfaction with Pelosi and with her aging leadership team that has left promising young Democrats with few places to rise.
Initial signs were positive, with the leaders exchanging warm words on Twitter . The Indian leader will attempt to advance discussions on buying 100 armed Predator drones made by California-based General Atomics, and getting US help with India's plans for a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, according to Indian defense ministry sources.
On Saturday sources suggested that he has partial defence ready for the forthcoming hearing - the date of which has yet to be confirmed - and still hopes that he can limit the ban to the 12 months that Richard Gasquet served after a similar positive test in 2009.
It would phase out Obamacare's expansion of the Medicaid program for the poor more gradually, waiting until after the 2020 presidential election, but would enact deeper cuts starting in 2025. Three of them said they anxious it does not go far enough in repealing the ACA, known as Obamacare. A majority of GOP senators told the publication that they're not sure where they stand while four, including Sen.
According to the new lawsuit, the plaintiff - identified just as Jane Doe - met Sheen in September 2015, and they quickly began a sexual relationship. Doe claims Sheen instructed her to take the pills in the bag and that she would be fine. She claims that Sheen blamed her for her exposure and said that he was "noble" for having told her about his HIV status at all.
Quoting security operatives, Al Arabiya , Saudi-owned news website, said the operation was planned by three extremist groups, two based in Mecca and the third in Jedah. He emphasized that the UAE backs and stands in full solidarity with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia under the leadership of King Salman. It also lauded the outstanding efforts of the security men in thwarting the cowardly plot.
In a tweet, the former secretary of state wrote , "Forget death panels". The House bill would "save taxpayers money" - if they were already rich. A majority of GOP senators told the publication that they're not sure where they stand while four, including Sen. - Eliminates most of the Obamacare tax increases.
Yesterday, Amazon stunned everyone when it revealed that it had agreed to buy out Whole Foods Market for a monstrous sum of close to $14 billion. Just two years ago, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey predicted disaster for Amazon's foray into grocery delivery, telling Bloomberg BusinessWeek it would be " Amazon's Waterloo ".
The Philadelphis 76ers will be a playoff team in 2018. It was fun watching the confetti rain down as Sixers fans at an outdoor draft party cheered raucously as Fultz's name was announced by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver as the No. "To think that you're going to go into a season with a 19-year-old, a 20-year-old and Joel Embiid, as much as we love him and see how special he is, the reality is those three players have played a cumulative 31 National Basketball Association games", Brown ...
He tried and failed last fall to unseat Pelosi as House minority leader. Previously, they couldn't win in Kansas or Montana, which also held special elections to fill seats left empty as Trump chose his Cabinet members. "I sat in a meeting the other day, and I listened to a rationale as to how we should be happy as a caucus because we didn't lose as badly. two days ago as we did a year ago", Rice added.
Maria Sanchez gets treatment for drug addiction through Medicaid . The so-called coverage gap left more than 2.5 million people living below the poverty line of $11,880 for an individual ineligible for Medicaid or financial assistance to buy insurance even as higher earners got subsidy checks to buy theirs.
LGBTI activists had announced on social media that they would organise a march starting from Istanbul's Taksim Square. For several years, Pride Week in Istanbul attracted tens of thousands of participants, making it one of largest gatherings celebrating gay, lesbian and transgender rights and diversity in the Muslim world.
Three players were two shots back, including Ryu So-yeon, Mel Reid and Ally McDonald. Former victor Stacy Lewis was part of a group that included Juli Inkster, Thailand's Moriya Jutanugarn, Felicity Johnson and Katherine Kirk at five under.
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., agreed the Republicans' health care bill is dishonest. The measure resembles the House bill that the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says would mean 23 million additional uninsured people within a decade.