• GOP still searching for votes after 'testy' health care meeting
GOP still searching for votes after 'testy' health care meeting

Paul said he won't know how he will vote until the bill is released to legislators later this week. It is signed by the CEOs and presidents of AmeriHealth Caritas, Blue Shield of California, CalOptima, CareSource, Gateway Health Plan, Healthfirst (NY), Inland Empire Health Plan, LA Care Health Plan, Molina Healthcare, and UMPC for You.

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  • Bali police threaten to shoot escapees
Bali police threaten to shoot escapees

Tee began serving the prison sentence from last September following his arrest in a raid by the Indonesian authorities at a hotel in Bali on Jan 25 past year. He had been due to face Perth Magistrates Court on January 28, 2015, charged with possessing methamphetamine and cannabis and two other offences, but skipped the country.

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  • EU's Barnier assures Britons of compromises on Brexit
EU's Barnier assures Britons of compromises on Brexit

He added: "The United Kingdom has made a decision to leave the European Union, it is not the other way around". As a result, Barnier said, there would indeed be discussions on trade in parallel with the EU's other issues - just not immediately.

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  • European Union says Brexit citizens issue not about 'generosity'
European Union says Brexit citizens issue not about 'generosity'

After the first day of the negotiations, which could shape the UK's economic and political future for a generation, it was agreed that working groups of officials would aim to make progress on the issues of citizens' rights, the UK's financial settlement, the so-called divorce bill, and other issues to do with separation.

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  • Georgia Elections: Republicans outwit Democrats again
Georgia Elections: Republicans outwit Democrats again

And as the results rolled in, Team Trump seized the moment to celebrate the victory, poke Democrats and throw a little snark at the news media as Republican Karen Handel soundly defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff to fill the seat Tom Price vacated to become Trump's secretary of health and human services.

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  • After Shooting, Baseball Brings Democrats and Republicans Together
After Shooting, Baseball Brings Democrats and Republicans Together

Doctors say House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES') has a good possibility of recovery after he was at "imminent risk of death" from a gunshot wound to the hip two days ago. Trump said the universal support for Scalise and others wounded in the shooting might help heal the country's many political differences. I would also like to person...

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  • Tropical storm watch issued for upper Texas Coast
Tropical storm watch issued for upper Texas Coast

Residents in nearby counties were also offered sandbags. Most of southeast Louisiana remained under a tornado watch until 10 a.m. Wednesday. Forecasters witht he Hurricane Center expect Cindy to turn to the northeast Thursday afternoon and move across Tennessee toward the East Coast.

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  • UK acquires apartments for tenants displaced by tower fire
UK acquires apartments for tenants displaced by tower fire

Speaking in the Commons, Mrs May said the initial support on the ground for families was "not good enough" with people lacking basic information about what they should do and where help was available. The blaze killed at least 79 people and displaced many more. The tragedy shone a spotlight on London's economic divide, as it happened a few hu...

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  • Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman elevated to Crown Prince: SPA
Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman elevated to Crown Prince: SPA

The newest crown prince has amassed a number of responsibilities and powers, and while he's known for his economic and social ideas to modernize the kingdom, he also served as the Saudi defense minister during the kingdom's military intervention in Yemen.

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  • As Brexit talks begin, Europe sees economic upswing over UK
As Brexit talks begin, Europe sees economic upswing over UK

The discussions set to take place this month will mostly focus on three major aspects - citizens' rights, financials and other issues related to the separation process. "We agreed that we stand a much greater chance of success if our teams work together and that has been demonstrated today", he said. The most senior officials on either side wil...

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  • Queen Elizabeth II opens parliament in a Britain dealing with Brexit
Queen Elizabeth II opens parliament in a Britain dealing with Brexit

The event is usually filled with pomp and circumstance, like royal robes and a horse-drawn carriage. As well as a bill to convert European Union rules into United Kingdom law, there are measures on trade, customs, immigration, fisheries, agriculture, nuclear and sanctions.

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  • Fit mind, fit body is God's abode: President Mukherjee on Yoga Day
Fit mind, fit body is God's abode: President Mukherjee on Yoga Day

Ladakh: Joining the nation in celebrating the third edition of International Yoga Day , the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) force on Wednesday performed yoga at almost 18,000 feet above the sea level in Ladakh at biting -25Celsius. Yoga has always been an integral part of the Indian culture. "Yoga's popularity outside India is high & has conn...

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  • Nicola Sturgeon rules out `rash decisions´ on indyref2 after major SNP losses
Nicola Sturgeon rules out `rash decisions´ on indyref2 after major SNP losses

After Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap election, the Conservatives , Labour and the Liberal Democrats focused their campaigns in Scotland on preserving the 300-year old union. While the Scottish Conservative vote is still significantly lower than in England, it was still enough to secure 13 seats. The Scottish First Minister said s...

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  • Columbia Mall bomb blast leaves 3 people dead and 11 injured
Columbia Mall bomb blast leaves 3 people dead and 11 injured

Colombia's leaders and main rebel groups pledged Sunday that a mall bombing that killed three women would not disrupt the country's peace process, though authorities were scrambling to discover who was responsible for the carnage. Santos said that investigations had made progress but did not reveal any details. "In the face of cowardly acts like ...

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  • Why do away with re-evaluation, Delhi HC asks CBSE
Why do away with re-evaluation, Delhi HC asks CBSE

Indian schools following CBSE stream in Qatar said they have not got any information regarding the proposed changes but will work out the academic schedule accordingly when the exams schedules are announced. "Advancing evaluation to mid-March will ensure that we have the best teachers checking the answer scripts", Chaturvedi said. "Why should you...

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  • JD (U) to support Ram Nath Kovind for Prez
JD (U) to support Ram Nath Kovind for Prez

The JD-U which is headed by chief minister Nitish Kumar is holding meeting with party leaders and legislators, seeking their opinions about supporting Kovind. He, however, said that Congress was not opposing any name as such for the presidential nominee, but it was all because of ideological differences. RJD and JD (U) are alliance partners.

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  • May drops key manifesto pledges from Queen's 'Brexit' speech
May drops key manifesto pledges from Queen's 'Brexit' speech

The State Opening of Parliament, delayed by two days because of confusion caused by the inconclusive result of the June 8 election, took place without some of the traditional ceremony, with the Queen arriving by auto rather than carriage and doing without her state crown.

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  • Queen's speech: Scaled-down pageantry, Brexit-dominated and glaring omissions
Queen's speech: Scaled-down pageantry, Brexit-dominated and glaring omissions

Chastened by an election which left her Conservative Party short of a majority in parliament and reopened debate on the nature of Britain's European Union exit, May also sidelined reform on social care, education and corporate governance. According to a recent survey commissioned by Pride in London , almost half of the LGBT community in London s...

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  • Republicans outwit Democrats again — Georgia Elections
Republicans outwit Democrats again — Georgia Elections

Ms. Handel turned back a well-funded Democratic challenger, Jon Ossoff, to keep a heavily conservative and affluent district in Republican hands. Handel won 52.7% of the votes while, Ossof won 47.3% of the votes. Handel underperformed Price's 2016 re-election vote share by nearly 10 percentage points. "They poured $33 million into this seat and...

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  • Queen's Speech: Brexit bills dominate government agenda
Queen's Speech: Brexit bills dominate government agenda

Trump had accepted the Queen's invitation for him to travel to Britain when Prime Minister Theresa May visited Washington in January. The one and only Queen Elizabeth II promised that the United Kingdom will continue to fight against anti-gay discrimination during the Queen's Speech today in front of Parliament.

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