• After weeks of secrecy, Senate to unveil healthcare bill
After weeks of secrecy, Senate to unveil healthcare bill

Given the opposition of all Senate Democrats to repealing Obamacare, Republican leaders will need the support of at least 50 of the chamber's 52 Republicans to ensure passage. And another conservative, Sen. But as of now, victory is not guaranteed and he stopped short of definitely scheduling the vote for next week. The move would allow them to...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy threatens to flood Shreveport and Mobile
Tropical Storm Cindy threatens to flood Shreveport and Mobile

Heavy rain is still expected throughout the day and overnight as Cindy heads for landfall on along the Louisiana/Texas border. This image from NOAA's GOES-East satellite shows bands of thunderstorms north and east of Tropical Storm Cindy .

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  • Pelosi tries to reassure Dems after Georgia loss
Pelosi tries to reassure Dems after Georgia loss

But it wasn't. It's not that focusing intently on the opposing party's leader doesn't work anymore. The focus on Pelosi comes in part because she's the only figure in Democratic politics who is universally known and detested on the right.

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  • Queen Elizabeth's Speech Includes Pledge to Fight Anti-Gay Discrimination
Queen Elizabeth's Speech Includes Pledge to Fight Anti-Gay Discrimination

It was a dressed-down affair this year because the election put the date too close to the queen's birthday parade, and it wasn't possible to put on two such occasions within days of one another. That was before May called the June 8 election that cost her Conservative Party its parliamentary majority and a fire in a London apartment block that ki...

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  • Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud while at Real Madrid
Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud while at Real Madrid

He has yet to comment on the accusation. A prosecutor said that Mourinho did not declare income from use of his image rights in order to gain an "illicit benefit". "To this date, neither the Spanish tax authorities, not the public prosecutor have contacted Jose Mourinho or his advisers who were hired for the inspection process".

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  • Saratoga Springs woman dies after driving off narrow bridge into creek
Saratoga Springs woman dies after driving off narrow bridge into creek

Investigators are still working to determine why her vehicle toppled off the one-lane bridge on Brown Point Lane but they do not suspect foul play, State Police said. Police said the investigation into the incident is continuing, but at this time troopers do not suspect foul play was involved. They say the bridge has railroad ties running down it...

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  • NTU drops in world university rankings
NTU drops in world university rankings

The Australian National University and Tsinghua University were the other two institutions in the Asia Pacific region to make it to the top 25 in this year's rankings. They continued, "We are particularly pleased to note that we are recognised as a top global university in terms of academic reputation and employer reputation and that we are regarde...

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  • 96-year-old Britain's Prince Philip admitted to hospital
96-year-old Britain's Prince Philip admitted to hospital

Telegraph says Prince Philip is understood to have been taken to hospital by vehicle from Windsor to London on Tuesday evening, as a precautionary measure on the advice of his doctor. " Her Majesty is being kept informed and will attend Royal Ascot as planned this afternoon ", it added. It is the first time in 43 years the Queen will open parli...

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  • Soros says Britain nearing tipping point, may reverse Brexit
Soros says Britain nearing tipping point, may reverse Brexit

Still, it's a role reversal for Britain, which had been buoyed by strong growth in recent times - even after the momentous vote on June 23, 2016 to leave the EU. Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz said: "If we don't succeed, both sides will lose". Merkel said she wanted the talks to be conducted "in a good spirit" and that Britain's positio...

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  • Yoga Day celebrated in Sheyn International
Yoga Day celebrated in Sheyn International

Urging everyone to make Yoga a part of their lives, the Prime Minister said that Yoga is about health assurance, and it is not even expensive to practice. Proponents of the exercise say it is a 5,000-year-old physical, mental and spiritual practice with origins in India . Bhandari has been teaching yoga in China since 2003.The event is a cultu...

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  • UK Queens husband Prince Philip, 96, admitted to hospital
UK Queens husband Prince Philip, 96, admitted to hospital

News reports, Buckingham Palace released the news on June 21, noting that Prince Philip was brought to London's King Edward VII Hospital "as a precautionary measure". The palace said Philip was driven to the hospital by private auto Tuesday evening on the advice of a physician. The former naval officer's irascible, no-nonsense approach, combine...

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  • Paris Champs-Elysees attacker pledged allegiance to IS
Paris Champs-Elysees attacker pledged allegiance to IS

The perpetrator, who died in the attack on the Champs-Elysees on Monday, has been identified as 31-year-old Adam Djaziri from the Paris suburb of Argenteuil. The prime minister said Tuesday that the man's gun permit was initially issued before he was flagged to authorities. He is said to have been raised in a Salafist family and had sworn allegia...

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  • Current, former US officials detail Russian cyberattacks
Current, former US officials detail Russian cyberattacks

Johnson, who worked for Democratic President Barack Obama, is slated to testify on Wednesday before the House intelligence committee, which is investigating Russian meddling in the election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. "We considered all those things and the decision was made that the Director of National Intelligence (James Cl...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy to hit Gulf Coast with worsening flooding, severe weather
Tropical Storm Cindy to hit Gulf Coast with worsening flooding, severe weather

Our New Orleans sister station, WWL-TV, says sustained winds of Tropical Storm force - above 38 miles per hour - have already started occurring along much of the Louisiana Gulf Coast, as well as parts of the MS coastline. That old policy has been had problem in the past when storms forms very close to land. "How much that's going to enhance any rai...

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  • Japan PM to reshuffle cabinet as ratings slump
Japan PM to reshuffle cabinet as ratings slump

Non-support for Abe rose to 44 percent, the first time it surpassed the percentage of backers since October 2015, after parliament enacted controversial security laws expanding the scope for military activities overseas, the Mainichi said. "I have renewed my determination to do so". At the Diet session, opposition parties condemned the Abe admini...

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  • Trump reportedly wants 'more heart' in GOP health care overhaul
Trump reportedly wants 'more heart' in GOP health care overhaul

Even Republicans are now making light of the elusive bill. But he said that, at thrice-weekly Republican luncheons and at private meetings with GOP senators, the issue has been discussed, with the contents of those discussions often shared.

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  • 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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