Nigel Farage "Concerned" After Trump's State Visit Is Put In Doubt
Nigel Farage "Concerned" After Trump's State Visit Is Put In Doubt
Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech
28 June, 2017, 16:04
Proposals to scrap the winter fuel allowance for well-off pensioners, end automatic 2.5 percent pension rises, expand grammar schools and end free school lunches for all infants have been dropped, while reforms to social care funding would be put out to consultation and a cap on some energy tariffs considered further.
A Number 10 spokesman said: "An invitation has been extended and accepted". Prime Minister Theresa May invited the United States leader after they were pictured holding hands together on the White House lawn in January.
British businesses generally welcomed the prime minister's softer rhetoric, while calling for her to provide more detail on her plans.
Speculation that the visit had indeed been canceled grew on Wednesday after Queen Elizabeth failed to mention Trump during a speech marking the opening of Parliament.
Capito says she can't support GOP health care bill The bill would cut taxes, reduce the deficit and phase out the Medicaid expansion implemented by Barack Obama's health law. The bill also preserves some entitlements, scaring off Cruz and Paul who want a full repeal of the Affordable Care Act .
Buckingham Palace confirmed it was a precautionary measure following the treatment of an infection.
This year's speech was dominated by Brexit and will cover a two-year period instead of one to give MPs time to deliberate on laws needed to leave the European Union (EU) - irrespective of the final deal agreed with Brussels.
The prime minister urged MPs to "seize this moment of national change" to unite and work for a fairer country.
Even before news of Prince Philip's illness, the government had announced that the speech would be delivered with less pageantry than normal a result of the timing of the snap election. The state opening took place only days after another huge annual event, Trooping the Color, a celebration of the queen's birthday.
The queen wore a blue hat dotted with a circle of yellow-centered flowers that prompted many on social media to suggest that she was offering a nod to the European Union flag.
Hamilton wants to settle things outside of the auto , and everyone else seems to be freaking out because there was a skirmish. This kind of punishment can affect the outcome of this championship, as we have a tight race between Vettel and Hamilton .
Rookie Jorge Bonifacio clubbed his 11th home run in the first inning against Blue Jays starter Francisco Liriano . Detroit at least had the excuse of trying to win a World Series, while the Royals have their rings.
As for the Radeon RX Vega, we'll have to wait for wait until late July to get more details on that gamer-centric graphics card. After months of leaks and rumours the first Vega core AMD GPUs have finally hit the shelves.
The Court's decision establishes that religious institutions with a secular intent may not be excluded from state programs. The state program gives grants to nonprofits seeking a safer recreational environment for children.
Addressing a meeting of her cabinet, May promised "a major national investigation" in how this had happened, her spokesman said. A strict Government interpretation of building regulations has been blamed for scores of high-rise towers failing fire tests.
Simpson trial, telling Deadline , " Bill Cosby's criminal trial is the celebrity criminal trial of the new 21st century". As such, legal experts have said the trial fits the "he said-she said" arguments so common to sexual offense cases.
The Congressional Budget Office on Monday predicted that 22 million people will lose coverage if the Senate bill becomes law. Moderates say they can't vote for a bill that would see the number of uninsured Americans balloon to pre-Obamacare levels.
The bill would cut taxes, reduce the deficit and phase out the Medicaid expansion implemented by Barack Obama's health law. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., said she expected McConnell to discuss revisions at a Tuesday lunch of GOP senators .
People familiar with the matter said the impact of CNN's retraction is reverberating throughout the newsroom. All three of the CNN journalists who left are respected veterans with decades of cumulative experience.
The Knicks seem to need a change of direction, and Dolan not bringing Jackson back as the president would certainly qualify. The team missed the playoffs last season for the fourth consecutive year after finishing with a record of 31-51.
Accident in NY subway: injured more than 30 people
Passengers interviewed by local TV stations described the train vibrating wildly and bucking as it went off the rails. The accident occurred about 10 a.m. local time on route A of the NY subway with a train going South.
Amtrak train damaged by debris on tracks in Williamsburg
At this time the names of the involved employees are being withheld out of respect for the privacy of their families. WUSA passengers were delayed several hours before being transferred to another train to Union Station, Amtrak said.
Affordable Care Act Repeal on the Ropes?
Just 17 percent of those surveyed say they approve of the Senate's health care plan, the Better Care Reconciliation Act. The Democrats, for example, are opposed to the Senate Republican health care bill for partisan reasons.
Rihanna vacations in Spain with new mystery man
They made a spectacular comeback in the form of memes and a fresh hashtag for Rihanna - #RihannaHasaManParty (RIP subtlety). Twitter users are losing their minds over pictures that recently surfaced of Rihanna and a potential new love interest.
Love Island ratings soar for four couple 'orgy'
The ITV2 series is set to throw a spanner in the works with the biggest shock twist in the show's history. And the twist is about to put the loyalty of the pre-existing couples to the ultimate test.
China navy launches latest generation destroyer
Experts say it could also play a key role in protecting China's nuclear missile submarines in the disputed South China Sea. China has been producing warships at a rapid pace thus modernising its navy and boosting its armed forces.
Rand Paul Says Trump Open to His Health Care Ideas
Vice President Mike Pence will also host four senators Tuesday night for dinner at the Naval Observatory: Sens. Senator McConnell had been pushing for a vote ahead of the July 4 recess that starts at the end of the week.
LGBT activists, Diocese will watch Supreme Court case closely
The landmark case was taken up on Monday - two years to the day after America's top court legalised same-sex marriage nationwide. Runkles-Pearson said the Sweet Cakes by Melissa case, and others like it, are challenges to anti-discrimination laws.