• Kuwait gives Qatar List of Demands from Saudi Arabia, Other Nations
Kuwait gives Qatar List of Demands from Saudi Arabia, Other Nations

They demand that Qatar refuse to naturalise citizens from the four countries and "revoke Qatari citizenship for existing nationals where such citizenship violates those countries' laws". Fikri said the base is vital to protecting Turkish security interests in the region. Isik said Ankara had hoped that tensions over Qatar could be resolved with...

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  • Trump Trolls as Democrats Consider Reshuffling Leadership: 'Please Let Cryin' Chuck Stay!'
Trump Trolls as Democrats Consider Reshuffling Leadership: 'Please Let Cryin' Chuck Stay!'

The latest GOP victor is Karen Handel , who won about 52 percent of the vote in Georgia's 6th Congressional District to quell the upstart phenomenon of Jon Ossoff , a 30-year-old Democrat who raised more than $23 million and became a symbol of opposition to President Donald Trump .

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  • Saudi King chooses his son for the throne
Saudi King chooses his son for the throne

The new crown prince will retain the portfolio of defense minister, which he has held since the day his father assumed the throne in January 2015. But such complaints are likely to remain private in a ruling family that prizes stability above all else.

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  • Breaking down the 2017 NBA Draft after Lonzo Ball
Breaking down the 2017 NBA Draft after Lonzo Ball

Last week, it was reported that George told the Pacers he won't re-sign with the team when he becomes a free agent in 2018 . While the C's have a flurry of young talent, Chris Mannix posited on OMF Friday that Boston could have acquired even more in Porzingis if they still held the No.

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  • Medicaid is biggest consumer story in 'Obamacare' rollback
Medicaid is biggest consumer story in 'Obamacare' rollback

Schumer led his 48-member conference in assailing the draft legislation, which-unlike the House counterpart that passed in May-would retain almost all the subsidies the ACA provided to the poor, phase out its expansion to Medicaid slower and would not allow states to individually stipulate what constitutes a pre-existing condition.

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise out of ICU, listed in 'fair condition'
Rep. Steve Scalise out of ICU, listed in 'fair condition'

It is a dramatic turnaround for the 51-year-old representative from Louisiana, who was in critical condition and at "imminent risk of death" when first admitted to the hospital, according to Dr. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., opened fire with a rifle on a group of Republicans practicing for an annual congressional baseball game. All five people...

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  • President Trump Praises Senate Republican Health Care Bill
President Trump Praises Senate Republican Health Care Bill

McCain told a town hall on Thursday that he wants to hear from Arizona health-care providers, legislators and Gov. Doug Ducey before he makes up his mind on the proposed bill. We are deeply concerned about what these bills portend for women and children. The Senate could vote as early as this week on the health care bill.

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  • Another Republican says 'no' to healthcare bill
Another Republican says 'no' to healthcare bill

The bills are pitched as changes by the Republican-controlled Congress to the Affordable Care Act passed under President Barack Obama . Besides the five who've announced outright opposition, several other GOP senators - conservatives and moderates - have declined to commit to the new overhaul.

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  • Democrats face a hard road to victory in 2018
Democrats face a hard road to victory in 2018

But The New York Time reports he hadn't committed to supporting Pelosi as the House minority leader. Some Democrats in Congress have publicly questioned Pelosi's leadership in the last few days, asking whether she's a drain on the party.

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  • In tweet attacking Obama, Trump says Russian Federation tried to influence election
In tweet attacking Obama, Trump says Russian Federation tried to influence election

Did nothing about it. The tweet is a surprising development from Trump considering that he has denied that Russian Federation tried to influence the election. "What I was concerned about in particular was making sure [the DNC hack] wasn't compounded by potential hacking that could hamper vote counting, affect the actual election process itself"...

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  • Protesters in wheelchairs physically removed from McConnell's office over Medicaid cuts
Protesters in wheelchairs physically removed from McConnell's office over Medicaid cuts

The Medicaid system that provides essential home and community-based care is already underfunded, has resulted in cuts to services and has increased the long wait lists the individuals and families we serve across the country endure. Activists in wheelchairs protesting the Senate's newly-released health care bill were arrested and dragged from ...

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  • Aspen's Day of Service set June 24
Aspen's Day of Service set June 24

He, like many other Iowa veterans, doesn't qualify for dental benefits through Veterans Affairs. He also said, "you know you have the opportunity to help folks, and the entity that we're helping are people who went and fought for our country".

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  • Arizonans Share Perspectives On New Senate Health Bill
Arizonans Share Perspectives On New Senate Health Bill

Those senators are Ted Cruz of Texas; Ron Johnson of Wisconsin; Rand Paul of Kentucky; and Mike Lee of Utah. Thursday, he tweeted his support for the Senate bill. If the bill passes, Schumer told Newsday, Long Island could see an estimated $1 billion in Medicaid cuts over the next four years, out of about a $7 billion hit statewide.

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  • Oklahoma doctor charged in opioid deaths of 5 patients
Oklahoma doctor charged in opioid deaths of 5 patients

The charges were filed in the District Court of Oklahoma County against Regan Nichols, an osteopathic physician in Midwest City, Oklahoma, on Friday morning. A probable cause affidavit alleges that Nichols prescribed more than 1,800 opioid pills to the patients who died even though they didn't need them.

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  • Reaction Continues After GOP Health Care Bill Revealed
Reaction Continues After GOP Health Care Bill Revealed

They will not stay silent as politicians vote to take away their care and their rights. "Emergency room doctors and nurses are extraordinary at saving lives ... Seth Foldy, former Milwaukee health commissioner. He said amendments during the upcoming debate "cannot change the fundamental meanness at the core of this legislation".

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  • Lakers Coach Admits LaVar Ball's Bold Boast Will Put Pressure On Lonzo
Lakers Coach Admits LaVar Ball's Bold Boast Will Put Pressure On Lonzo

Why the high expectations on Ball? 2 overall pick in the 2015 draft, was dealt to Brooklyn along with center Timofey Mozgov , who is entering the second year of a four-year, $64 million contract. After the worst four-year stretch in franchise history, the 16-time National Basketball Association champion Lakers are rebuilding with the point gua...

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  • Dennis Rodman wants Strahan to tag along on next North Korea trip
Dennis Rodman wants Strahan to tag along on next North Korea trip

Before the talks, each side had been ratcheting up the rhetoric, reflecting the tightening of tensions in the wake of the death of Otto Warmbier , an American student who had been detained and tortured in Pyongyang. Meanwhile, the Trump administration continues to work closely with top Chinese officials in high level meetings to find solutions to ...

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  • Flint water crisis reaps five arrests for involuntary manslaughter
Flint water crisis reaps five arrests for involuntary manslaughter

Nick Lyon , director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services , is accused of having knowledge of the presence of the deadly disease one year before he shared the news publicly. But Dubin says he believes the length of time state prosecutors took to bring the charges means they've done enough investigation to be confident of pro...

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  • Indian PM Modi visits Portugal on trip to meet with Trump
Indian PM Modi visits Portugal on trip to meet with Trump

On Monday, after a long day of talks, Trump and Modi will sit down for a working dinner. India and Pakistan should engage in direct talks and seek a normalization of ties, the official said. "The relationship is ripe for additional cooperation in areas such as the development of aircraft carrier technology, space surveillance, unmanned aerial v...

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  • Sri Lankan doctors on strike to demand university's closure
Sri Lankan doctors on strike to demand university's closure

He did not say if the government had committed to any specific moves. "President promised us to halt enrolling students to the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) and to suspend its degree awarding". Sri Lanka's government doctors' trade union has made a decision to end their indefinite island wide strike commenced Thursday...

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