• Senate conservatives try to gain leverage over health care overhaul
Senate conservatives try to gain leverage over health care overhaul

McConnell , R-Ky., can not pass the bill if he loses more than two Republican votes. "I really feel that people have to recognize a vote to be able to cut back Medicaid , which is what this really is.is a vote to be able to lose your seat whether you're in the Senate or the House".

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  • In Georgia special election, a victory for party, not Trump
In Georgia special election, a victory for party, not Trump

The party has been on a historic run over the past eight years - all in the wrong direction. Overall, Wasserman found , Democrats outperformed the voting tendencies of their districts by 8 percentage points in this year's special elections, a good omen for 2018 even if they did not win a single one of the open seats.

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  • Russia warships and sub fire cruise missiles at Syria: Moscow
Russia warships and sub fire cruise missiles at Syria: Moscow

Army Col. Ryan Dillon told reporters at the Pentagon Friday that the USA goal is to defeat IS wherever it exists. It has been battered by strikes from a host of enemies - from the United States and its regional allies to the Syrian government that is backed by Russian Federation and Iran.

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  • Paul Minnesota During Protests Of Philando Castile Shooting Verdict
Paul Minnesota During Protests Of Philando Castile Shooting Verdict

The shooting happened just seconds after Castile informed the officer that he had a gun, which he was licensed to carry. Lawmakers in the People of Color and Indigenous Caucus in the Minnesota House and Senate responded with a statement saying the journey to healing for Castile's family and community does not end with the verdict.

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  • US House panel wants formal response from Trump on Comey tapes
US House panel wants formal response from Trump on Comey tapes

The interview, conducted Thursday at the White House and aired Friday morning, comes as Trump considers reducing the number of media briefings to once per week and requiring reporters to submit written questions in advance. Reuters was unable to verify the CNN report. The tapes saga began in May, just days after Trump fired Comey, who then wa...

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  • Thousands attend funeral for North Korean victim Otto Warmbier
Thousands attend funeral for North Korean victim Otto Warmbier

Pyongyang's official Rodong Sinmun newspaper said the United States president was in a "tough situation" at home and claimed he was toying with the idea of a preemptive strike on North Korea to divert attention from a domestic political crisis.

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  • Stabbing at United States airport is an act of terror
Stabbing at United States airport is an act of terror

Gelios added that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has no information "to suggest a wider plot". Gelios also said that Canadian citizen Amor Ftouhi , 50, originally from Tunisia, had been arrested as a suspect in the attack and was charged with committing a violent act in an worldwide airport.

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  • USA officials say North Korea tested rocket engine that could power ICBM
USA officials say North Korea tested rocket engine that could power ICBM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, second from right, watches a. THAAD missile defense system components already deployed at the golf course site in Seongju County, North Gyeongsang Province. In March after North Korea conducted three rocket engine tests. The North's missile tests present a hard challenge to Moon, a liberal who took office in ...

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  • Top Aides Want Trump To Stop Talking About Russia
Top Aides Want Trump To Stop Talking About Russia

Senators questioned election officials from Wisconsin, Indiana and IL about communications with federal intelligence officials on attempts to undermine voting systems. SCHIFF: And I'm not going to ask you to. "I think the primary goal (of the 2016 effort) in my mind was to sow discord, and to try to de-legitimise our free and fair election proces...

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  • Camden to evacuate Taplow tower over fire safety fears after Grenfell disaster
Camden to evacuate Taplow tower over fire safety fears after Grenfell disaster

London Fire Brigade Borough Commander Simon Tuhill said: "We are conducting joint visits to the Chalcots Estate with the council and will be visible to residents, who will be able to ask fire safety questions to firefighters". She said: "My thoughts are with residents being evacuated in Camden while their homes are made safe tonight". "We're e...

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  • N. Korea claims smear attack in US student's death
N. Korea claims smear attack in US student's death

The comments published by the agency were North Korea's first reaction to Otto Warmbier's death in a USA hospital Monday after it released him for what it called humanitarian reasons. Now, the official Korean Central News Agency has spoken out, via the Washington Post , to say this tragedy is a total mystery to them. President Trump said on ...

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  • U.S. would welcome effective Syrian effort to defeat IS
U.S. would welcome effective Syrian effort to defeat IS

Moscow also halted a military hotline with Washington over the incident, meant to prevent confrontations in Syria's crowded air space. The ministry also said Turkey and Israel were informed about the missile launches, but made no mention of informing the United States , which is leading an global coalition against ISIS in the country.

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  • It's Meira Kumar vs Kovind
It's Meira Kumar vs Kovind

With Congress choosing Meira Kumar, daughter of late Babu Jagjivan Ram a Dalit strongman of Bihar against Kovind, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar finds himself in a tight spot. Congress strategists Ahmed Patel and Ghulam Nabi Azad rushed to convince Pawar at his Delhi residence. NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind today sought to r...

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  • 15 killed as explosion rocks Afghan bank
15 killed as explosion rocks Afghan bank

The blast took place at about 12 noon local time after a vehicle bomb exploded, killing 24people and wounding over 50 others, Tolo News quoted a spokesman for the provincial governor Omar Zwak as saying. The Taliban effectively control or contest 10 of the 14 districts in Helmand, blighted by a huge opium harvest that helps fund the insurgency, a...

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  • After Karen Handel victory, GOP celebrating, Dems searching
After Karen Handel victory, GOP celebrating, Dems searching

The sixth district is considered heavily Republican and has not been held by a Democrat since the 1970s. There were so many ads in Georgia's 6 Congressional District that a TV station introduced a new news bulletin just to reap the benefits of commercial dollars.

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  • French Police Targeted in Paris Terror, Suspect Dead
French Police Targeted in Paris Terror, Suspect Dead

Police who searched the auto found a Kalashnikov assault rife in the boot, along with knives and rounds of ammunition. The man who was killed after plowing a auto filled with guns into a police van on the Champs-Elysées had a permit to carry arms despite being on France's terror watch list , officials said.

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  • Colombia's ELN rebels free two kidnapped Dutch reporters
Colombia's ELN rebels free two kidnapped Dutch reporters

Bolt is host of a Dutch television show called Spoorloos (Without a Trace), Follender a cameraman for the show, which attempts to help people find their long-lost blood relatives. In the main thrust of Colombia's peace drive, the country's biggest rebel group, the FARC, is scheduled to complete its disarmament by June 27 under a peace deal it sig...

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  • North Korea dares again, conducts another rocket engine test
North Korea dares again, conducts another rocket engine test

South Korea's military plans to deploy the Hyunmoo-2, which is created to hit targets as far as 800 kilometers (497 miles), after conducting two more test firings. The news of the new test also comes as another United States official said Wednesday there are signs of increased activity at North Korea's lone nuclear test site.

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  • Dubai Marina turned orange ... and people are freaking out
Dubai Marina turned orange ... and people are freaking out

The chemical is not harmful but did raise some concern among residents when it was first discovered. Authorities have not officially announced the cause of the phenomenon, but many on social media are speculating that it may have been caused by some sort of leak.

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  • Finsbury Park mosque attack victim, Makram Ali, died from van injuries
Finsbury Park mosque attack victim, Makram Ali, died from van injuries

Meanwhile, Jeremy Corbyn called for resilience against hate and racism when he spoke during a vigil at the nearby Finsbury Park mosque last night. The incident at Finsbury Park was the fourth attack in Britain since March and the third to involve a vehicle deliberately driven at pedestrians.

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