• North Korea warns against following 'psychopath' Trump
North Korea warns against following 'psychopath' Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (c.) during a missile test in May. North Korea claimed that Warmbier slipped into a coma after contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill shortly after his sentencing. "He was my soul mate on so many levels and I truly believe that he helped me become a better human being, the person that I am today". ...

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  • Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines
Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines

The Senate bill is also much like the House bill in that it would repeal most of the taxes associated with Obamacare (it would bump out the implementation of the so-called " Cadillac Tax " on expensive, employer-sponsored health care plans, from 2025 to 2026).

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  • London fire: Tests show other high-rises have suspect panels
London fire: Tests show other high-rises have suspect panels

Flammable panelling on the outside of Grenfell Tower is suspected to have aided the rapid spread of last week's blaze, trapping dozens of residents inside. "Shortly before I came to the chamber, I was informed that a number of these tests have come back as combustible". "The relevant local authorities and local fire services have been informed,...

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  • Los Angeles County deputies fatally shoot male suspect
Los Angeles County deputies fatally shoot male suspect

Deputies were checking on a house party when they were reportedly confronted by a pit bull. KTLA reports the shooting caused the animal to retreat. The boy was taken to a hospital with gunshot wounds, where he was pronounced dead. The dog was transported to animal control Relatives of the teen said he did not own the dog, but was trying to re...

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  • China kindergarten blast caused by bomb, suspect dead
China kindergarten blast caused by bomb, suspect dead

Nursery schools in China have been attacked before by suspects authorities have said were mentally ill or bore grudges against their neighbours and society. The shop owner said his daughter also attended the school yesterday and was later taken home safely by her grandfather. Those attacks prompted the government and schools to beef up security, ...

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  • In Somalia, the militants took hostages in the pizzeria
In Somalia, the militants took hostages in the pizzeria

At least 19 civilians have been killed and many more wounded after a car-bomb and gun attack besieged a hotel and popular restaurant in Mogadishu , the capital of Somalia, Reuters reported Thursday. Devastating attacks on hotels have been one of their trademarks. The Associated Press put the death toll at 31, citing local officials and the e...

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  • Anti-govt rallies: Russian opposition leader sentenced, hundreds arrested
Anti-govt rallies: Russian opposition leader sentenced, hundreds arrested

Navalny's wife Julia tweeted that her husband had been arrested as he left his house in Moscow to attend the largest of the rallies, whose location he had changed the day before despite police warnings of reprisals. Alexei Navalny , a vocal critic of President Vladimir Putin, was detained as he made his way to a planned anti-Kremlin rally in t...

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  • Hezbollah Sets up Border Posts under Guise of NGO
Hezbollah Sets up Border Posts under Guise of NGO

The man had reportedly turned himself in to the Lebanese military and Israeli military sources have said that the IDF has turned to the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) and asked for its involvement in the case. UNIFIL, the United Nations peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon, said it was looking into the Israeli allegations. The...

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  • Two Iranian airlines plan to buy 73 Airbus jets
Two Iranian airlines plan to buy 73 Airbus jets

Zagros is already the largest operator of Airbus single-aisle aircraft in Iran with 11 A320ceo planes, AFP said in a report on the agreements. Several worldwide sanctions against Iran were lifted following a nuclear deal with Tehran in July 2015, including those banning the sale of commercial aircraft to Iran.

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  • Senate Republicans release draft of health care bill
Senate Republicans release draft of health care bill

Paul on Wednesday reintroduced his " Read the Bills " resolution that says that senators must have at least one day for every 20 pages of a bill to study the legislation before it can be brought to the Senate floor. The Better Care Reconciliation Act of would roll back much of the Affordable Care Act (better known as Obamacare), including var...

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  • BIFF gunmen attack North Cotabato town
BIFF gunmen attack North Cotabato town

As far as the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is concerned, the incident at Pigcawayan town in North Cotabato where Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) attacked a school had been "resolved with no reports of casualties". Both Pigcawayan and Marawi are on the large southern island of Mindanao. Brigadier Padilla said the attack was...

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  • Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of $3.7 million tax fraud
Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of $3.7 million tax fraud

Mourinho's management team - Gestifute - and Real Madrid did not immediately respond to CNN's request for comment. "Jose Mourinho has not received any notification with regards to the news published Tuesday". The Real star has been summoned to testify on July 31. It will now be up to a judge to decide whether to take the matter to court. Pr...

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  • Trump calls for limits on welfare for immigrants
Trump calls for limits on welfare for immigrants

Trump said. Does that makes sense? He revelled in Georgia Republican Karen Handel's congressional victory in an election viewed as an early referendum on his presidency. During his campaign in 2016, Trump railed against his opponents for their ties to Wall Street. In an executive order announced late Wednesday, Trump lifted an Obama-era ...

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  • Deadly Explosion Rips Through Bogota Mall
Deadly Explosion Rips Through Bogota Mall

One of the busiest shopping centers in Colombia's capital is being evacuated after a strong explosion that reportedly injured five people. In the address, Santos called on his people to show serenity and unity after the attack in Bogota's Andino Commercial Center, killing two Colombian women as well as a French woman.

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  • What's in the Senate Republicans' health care bill
What's in the Senate Republicans' health care bill

That language could be forced out of the bill for procedural reasons, which would threaten support from conservatives, but Republicans would seek other ways to retain the restriction. But it also has some key differences from the House bill. "In some ways, it's even worse", he said. The bill also aims to stabilize the recently volatile health car...

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  • Pelosi Strikes Back: 'I Think I'm Worth the Trouble'
Pelosi Strikes Back: 'I Think I'm Worth the Trouble'

Tim Ryan attacked his own party Wednesday night on CNN , calling the party's brand "toxic" and criticizing House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi . The Georgia contest was the most expensive House race in history, and the GOP dusted off the same playbook it has used effectively since the Republican wave of 2010: Hammering Democratic candidates wit...

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  • Trump administration backtrack: Obama's Dreamers will stay
Trump administration backtrack: Obama's Dreamers will stay

On the fifth anniversary of one of former President Barack Obama's signature immigration orders, the Trump administration rescinded a major piece of the policy, ending the deferred deportation of undocumented parents of children who are American citizens or legal residents.

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  • President says he has no tapes of fired FBI boss Comey
President says he has no tapes of fired FBI boss Comey

The memo cited that the reason why Comey was sacked was because of how he mishandled the email investigation of Secretary Hillary Clinton. Thereafter, Comey became the Democrats' worst enemy. Under a law created after Watergate, all presidential recordings are public property, and destroying them would be a crime. "That is the only oath I will ...

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  • DUP: Talks not going as 'expected' and deal 'not imminent'
DUP: Talks not going as 'expected' and deal 'not imminent'

The Times branded her administration the "stumbling husk of a zombie government" and said May was now "so weak that she can not arbitrate between squabbling cabinet ministers", who are increasingly publicly divided over Brexit. "My government's counter-terrorism strategy will be reviewed to ensure that the police and security services have all th...

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  • May to present Brexit plans to European Union leaders
May to present Brexit plans to European Union leaders

Mrs May said: "What I am going to be setting out today is clearly how the United Kingdom proposes to protect the rights of European Union citizens living in the UK and see the rights of UK citizens living in Europe protected". "The man is a joker". After seven hours of talks in Brussels , Mr Davis, who had previously promised the " row of ...

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