• South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North
South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North

The test follows about a dozen missile launches this year, as well as three engine tests in March. Rather US officials are said to have responded by pressing China to "do more " to force North Korea to give in outright. They also said that military options for North Korea have recently been updated, and will be presented to President Donald Tr...

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  • LARRY HOGAN: GOP Health Care Plan Does Not Work for Maryland
LARRY HOGAN: GOP Health Care Plan Does Not Work for Maryland

The head of the National Rural Health Association said the organization will oppose the Senate's healthcare bill because the legislation will hurt rural America. An ophthalmologist by training, Paul said he'd like to see the demise of Obamacare regulations barring super-low-cost health-insurance plans. But McConnell pushed back against claims w...

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  • North Korea denies torturing US student Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing US student Warmbier

McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said that North Korea "murdered" Warmbier and that Americans who are "stupid" enough to travel to the risky country despite State Department warnings should sign a waiver clearing the United States of any blame should they get in trouble.

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  • Presidential poll: Centre confident of Kovind's victory says Hansraj Ahir
Presidential poll: Centre confident of Kovind's victory says Hansraj Ahir

Kumar too is a Dalit and was the Speaker of the parliament during the UPA rule. The statement said that the coming polls was a fight of ideology. "There is a feeling that some non-Congress contender should have been considered", the sources said.

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  • Pelosi Pushes Back: 'I'm Worth the Trouble'
Pelosi Pushes Back: 'I'm Worth the Trouble'

Handel edged out her Democratic opponent, Jon Ossoff , in a much anticipated run-off election to replace Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price . High-profile endorsements for the candidates were also abundant: President Donald Trump voiced his support for Handel. In the wake of the Democrats' loss in the Georgia special electio...

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  • US Seeks China's Help on North Korea, Ignoring Trump's Tweet
US Seeks China's Help on North Korea, Ignoring Trump's Tweet

Washington and Beijing's statements come shortly before the two countries are set to meet for security discussions later on Wednesday. Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis spoke at the State Department after their meetings with China's State Councilor Yang Jiechi and General Fang Fenghui , Chief of the People's Liberation Army's Join...

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  • Interpol Looking For Five Former VW Execs Over Emissions Fraud
Interpol Looking For Five Former VW Execs Over Emissions Fraud

Five of the six managers were in Germany at that time and were beyond the reach of US law enforcement. USA authorities have issued global arrest warrants for five ex-Volkswagen managers under indictment in connection with the automaker's emissions cheating scandal, a German news outlet reported on Thursday.

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  • Eboni Williams: Democrats Are 'Delusional' If They Stick With Pelosi
Eboni Williams: Democrats Are 'Delusional' If They Stick With Pelosi

Still, many Democrats believe whomever might replace Pelosi would end up with the same negative hits from Republicans . "When it comes to personal ambition and having fun on TV, have your fun", she said. On Morning Joe Thursday, Rep. Kathleen Rice, D-N.Y., had made a plea for Pelosi's ouster. But while Pelosi's critics are increasingly vocal, ...

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  • S. Korea keeps close tabs on NK missile development
S. Korea keeps close tabs on NK missile development

The presidential Blue House said the South's test was meant as a warning against the North's provocative acts over the past months. USA officials believe the test was done to see how the smallest stage of a three-stage intercontinental ballistic missile would work.

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  • Trump's new idea: a 'solar wall' on Mexican border
Trump's new idea: a 'solar wall' on Mexican border

It wasn't immediately clear how Trump's proposal would differ from existing practice. Several categories of legal immigrants are exempt from the five-year ban on accessing government welfare programs, including children, refugees and veterans of the U.S.

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise moved out of ICU
Rep. Steve Scalise moved out of ICU

Scalise is from Louisiana and is the No. 3 House Republican. The alleged shooter, identified by police as James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois, was killed in a shootout with police after shooting Scalise, a Capitol Police officer and two others at a practice for the annual charity congressional baseball game.

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  • AARP survey finds majority against cuts to Medicare
AARP survey finds majority against cuts to Medicare

The bill allows states broad waiver authority in what services are covered by insurance plans, which experts told MONEY will allow them to redefine the Essential Health Benefits . Several Republican senators have said they will not support the bill in its current form. The tax cuts are supposed to be financed by slashing health-care spending f...

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  • GOP senator says Iowans might not lose Medicaid
GOP senator says Iowans might not lose Medicaid

The bill was approved by Congress without a single Republican vote, after which the GOP successfully used it as a campaign issue against Democrats in the 2010 midterms that led to Republicans taking control of the House. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has said he's willing to alter the measure to attract support, and next week promi...

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  • Steve Scalise transferred out of ICU
Steve Scalise transferred out of ICU

A week after he was shot in the hip during a Republican baseball team practice, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is now in fair condition , according to MedStar Washington Hospital Center . The FBI also said there was no "nexus to terrorism" in the attempted mass assassination of Republican leadership by a Democratic activist. Investigat...

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  • 11 dead after car bomb near police chief's office in Quetta
11 dead after car bomb near police chief's office in Quetta

Around 20 people were injured. So far no group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet. Militants loyal to the Islamic State group abducted and killed two Chinese nationals in Quetta last month. In January, 25 people were killed and 87 others when a bomb tore through a crowded vegetable market in the same city. Chief Minister of Pun...

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  • US & Russia Inch Toward Hot War In Syria
US & Russia Inch Toward Hot War In Syria

Australia announced a temporary suspension of its air operations in Syria on Tuesday, following the downing of a Syrian bomber by a USA jet. The drone was approaching a small military base at the Syrian town of Tanf that U.S., British and Norwegian special operations forces use as a staging ground to train and equip rebel groups fighting the S...

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  • Tusk says British offer on expats' rights
Tusk says British offer on expats' rights "below expectations"

But speaking at the start of the second day of the EU Summit, Mrs May said she wanted to reassure EU citizens in the United Kingdom that "no one would have to leave", adding: "We won't be seeing families split apart". "Labour has been clear that people should not be bargaining chips in the Brexit negotiations". "As citizens are the EU27's priorit...

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  • Bombing in southwest Pakistan kills at least 4, wounds 13
Bombing in southwest Pakistan kills at least 4, wounds 13

Spokesperson of Pakistan's southwest province of Balochistan , Anwaar ul Haq Kakar, said that so far six bodies and 20 injured have been brought to two different hospitals in Quetta , provincial capital of Pakistan's southwest province of Balochistan.

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  • May's Offer on Citizens' Rights Draws Tepid EU Reaction
May's Offer on Citizens' Rights Draws Tepid EU Reaction

Michel insisted Brexit negotiations should proceed without fanciful distractions. EU chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker said he could not imagine people not having recourse to the European Court of Justice . The EU had earlier proposed that both groups should continue to have the same rights they now enjoy - to be enforceable by the European ...

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  • 40 people killed in bomb, gun attacks in 3 Pakistani cities
40 people killed in bomb, gun attacks in 3 Pakistani cities

The region has been battered by bitter sectarian violence in which Sunni militant groups have targeted Pakistan's minority Shiite Muslims in the area. Parachinar: At least 25 people have been killed and over 100 injured in two subsequent explosions at a densely populated area of Kurram Agency's Parachinar city Friday evening.

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