• Obama slams new Republican healthcare bill
Obama slams new Republican healthcare bill

Governors in states that expanded Medicaid are wary of a bill revealed Thursday, . Ted Cruz of Texas, Rand Paul of Kentucky, Mike Lee of Utah and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin. The Senate Bill, however, eliminated those taxes. The House calls for doing it by 2020. David Perdue (R-Ga.) told reporters that his party's health care plan is "much better ...

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  • NASA's Kepler detects 219 new planets
NASA's Kepler detects 219 new planets

So to date, Kepler has now found 4,034 planet candidates, 2,335 of which have been verified as exoplanets. The rest are still undergoing evaluation. The body of work produced by the Kepler telescope team will form the foundation of humanity's future searches for life in the universe beyond Earth in addition to helping us to further identify ho...

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  • No tapes after all: Trump says he didn't record Comey talks
No tapes after all: Trump says he didn't record Comey talks

In an interview with Fox News Channel Friday, President Trump said there was no collusion , there was no obstruction . "I have no idea whatsoever, whether there are recordings or tapes of my interactions with Comey , but I did not prepare, and do not have, any such tapings", Trump said.

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  • North Korea Denies Torturing US Student Otto Warmbier
North Korea Denies Torturing US Student Otto Warmbier

The comments published by the official Korean Central News Agency were North Korea's first reaction to Otto Warmbier's death in a USA hospital on Monday after it released him for what it called humanitarian reasons. "Kim Jong-un and his ilk have repeatedly assassinated family members and dissenters, violated nuclear weapons agreements, an...

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  • ACLU accuses Minnesota officers of brutalizing suspect
ACLU accuses Minnesota officers of brutalizing suspect

The video shows Agent Joe Joswiak of the Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force, pulling over a motorist, identified as Anthony Promvongsa, 22, on July 28 of a year ago. "Because the case is now awaiting a jury trial date, the Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force, Worthington Police Department, and the Nobles County Attorney's office feel it is inappropriate to ...

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  • Disneyland devotee visits park for 2000 days in a row
Disneyland devotee visits park for 2000 days in a row

His goal was to visit the parks of Disneyland Resort everyday for one year. Here, Reitz snaps a selfie with The Mad Hatter and Alice after a teacup ride at the Mad Tea Party in Fantasyland at Disneyland during his 2,000th visit to the park.

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  • Cindy Brings Flood Of Trouble To Gulf Coast
Cindy Brings Flood Of Trouble To Gulf Coast

Shortly after dawn, some of the low-lying clouds were rotating, and gusty winds whipped across the landscape. Any tornadoes that develop will likely be brief and weak. Floating colonies of fire ants could form in flood waters as Tropical Storm Cindy trudges inland. Seas over much of the Gulf of Mexico may remain too rough for small craft into T...

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  • Russian hackers traded thousands of United Kingdom officials' credentials
Russian hackers traded thousands of United Kingdom officials' credentials

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), which was set up to protect the country against cyberattacks, said last night... Security experts warned that hackers could use the information to access government accounts, especially if officials had the same password across the internet.

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  • North Korea denies torturing USA detainee Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing USA detainee Otto Warmbier

The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH examined Warmbier's body after the 22-year-old University of Virginia student died on Monday . A hearse carried Warmbier's casket from the school to a burial service at a local cemetery.

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  • Britain Still Believes in Fantasies on Brexit
Britain Still Believes in Fantasies on Brexit

Talks on Britain leaving the European Union began Monday with both sides saying they will focus first on an orderly withdrawal: a deal for citizens living in each other's territory, border arrangements between Ireland and the United Kingdom and the amount that Britain will pay to get out of previous EU commitments.

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  • Tax cuts for rich are part of the Senate GOP health bill
Tax cuts for rich are part of the Senate GOP health bill

Senate Republicans released only a draft of their bill, with no analysis and no cost estimates. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). People are removed from a sit-in outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office as they protest proposed cuts to Medicaid, Thursday, June 22, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington .

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  • Trump denies obstruction of justice, rejects tape claims
Trump denies obstruction of justice, rejects tape claims

Sanders later explained, "I think that it was more about, you know, raising the question of doubt in general". Rumors also swirled around Washington that Trump was considering firing Mueller . On New Year's Eve, he claimed he knew "things that other people don't know" about foreign hacking of last year's election, and that the information woul...

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  • [Editorial] After Warmbier's death, North Korea must apologize and change its attitude
[Editorial] After Warmbier's death, North Korea must apologize and change its attitude

The Trump administration doesn't need an act of Congress to bar Americans from traveling to North Korea . Warmbier died Monday, just days after he returned to the U.S., and his funeral was held in his hometown in Ohio Thursday. Warmbier visited North Korea in January 2016 on a sightseeing tour. "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of Pres...

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  • Trump says he did not tape Federal Bureau of Investigation chief
Trump says he did not tape Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

The House Intelligence Committee is said to be investigating whether individuals affiliated with President Trump's 2016 campaign received stolen voter data obtained by election hackers during last year's race, according to multiple reports.

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  • Shooter of GOP lawmakers in Va. acted alone, no terror threat
Shooter of GOP lawmakers in Va. acted alone, no terror threat

Scalise was shot in the hip on June 14 when a gunman opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game . The FBI said in a statement the agency is actively investigating him to look at his associates, whereabouts and any activity on social media.

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  • North Korea says US student's death a 'mystery to us as well'
North Korea says US student's death a 'mystery to us as well'

Upon his return to the US, doctors who examined Warmbier said the former University of Virginia student had incurred significant brain damage and was in a state of " unresponsive wakefulness ". Vagonis, who dated Warmbier for more than a year before he left for North Korea, recalled how the two met at a party at Warmbier's apartment, where sh...

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  • Rand Paul on Healthcare Bill: 'No' on 'Obamacare-Lite'
Rand Paul on Healthcare Bill: 'No' on 'Obamacare-Lite'

If Republican leaders in Congress really meant what they said about unity and common objective last week after the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise, they'd slow down and craft a bipartisan plan with plenty of input from hospitals, doctors, patient groups and the general public.

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  • Deadly London tower blaze began in fridge freezer
Deadly London tower blaze began in fridge freezer

Insulation on the building also failed tests, the BBC reported . Police Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack said they were looking whether the use of the two materials was illegal and were, therefore, considering whether pursue manslaughter charges against those responsible.

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  • Militants cling to 20 percent of Philippines town after three-week siege
Militants cling to 20 percent of Philippines town after three-week siege

Security officials said they were also closely monitoring movements of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, which was establishing networks in the Davao region. "Based on the revelations of the trapped civilians we have (rescued), they are being used as orderlies to cook their food, to carry their munitions", military spokesman, Lieutenant-...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy weakens to tropical depression. Here's what to expect next
Tropical Storm Cindy weakens to tropical depression. Here's what to expect next

The swimmers entered the water even though Panama City Beach was flying double-red flags, warning of unsafe conditions and extremely rough surf. Leigh Anne Lynch said , "The water has risen so high it was fixing to get into our truck and we couldn't just let our truck sit there flood out so we gathered some of our belongings and we left".

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