• A majority of Americans now say they like Obamacare. That's a first
A majority of Americans now say they like Obamacare. That's a first

When pressed that Republicans could have done the same during the original drafting of the Affordable Care Act , Cassidy disagreed. In California, Medi-Cal covers almost 14 million, including half of the state's children and two-thirds of seniors in nursing homes.

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  • Mattis vents USA frustration over North Korea
Mattis vents USA frustration over North Korea

North Korea hasn't conducted a nuclear test explosion as feared earlier this year but has kept up its rapid pace of missile launches. The US administration is undoubtedly up in arms over the recent death of American Otto Warmbier following his incarceration in a North Korean prison, but this looks and feels like a public shaming and must count as o...

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  • Trump gives Pentagon authority to determine troop levels in Afghanistan
Trump gives Pentagon authority to determine troop levels in Afghanistan

Reed asked. "And remaining silent, as I believe he did in the budget, leaves a lot of people wondering what is his real position or does he even understand what's going on?" Mr Mattis has already told the House of Representatives armed services committee that he intends to take a "a regional approach" to Afghanistan and developing the new strat...

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  • Showers, scattered storms expected Friday; Tropical moisture Saturday
Showers, scattered storms expected Friday; Tropical moisture Saturday

That means very little with such a diffuse system that has already spread a broad area of heavy rain across the southern Gulf Coast, especially east and northeast of the center. A suspected tornado near Birmingham, Alabama, flattened businesses and injured one person Thursday, while the mayor of the coastal Louisiana town of Lafitte urged resid...

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  • China asked U.S. officials to remove THAAD from South Korea
China asked U.S. officials to remove THAAD from South Korea

China restated its position that the Korean Peninsula should be denuclearised, but added that the issue can be resolved only through peaceful dialogues, China News Service reported. North Korea's continued pursuit of nuclear weapons has drawn worldwide criticism, notably sanctions by the United Nations Security Council. -Chinese talks in Wash...

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  • Vilsack speaks out on GOP Senate health care plan
Vilsack speaks out on GOP Senate health care plan

The White House said it is hopeful a final bill will be finished before lawmakers leave Washington later this summer. Even if it passes it would have to go back to the House for a vote before landing on Donald Trump's desk to be signed into law.

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  • Qatar Airways to buy 4.75 percent stake in American Airlines
Qatar Airways to buy 4.75 percent stake in American Airlines

Qatar Airways was announced as the World's Best Airline , followed by Singapore Airlines , ANA All Nippon Airways , Emirates and Cathay Pacific, the latter of which is based in Hong Kong. "If anything, this development strengthens our resolve to ensure the USA government enforces its trade agreements regarding fair competition with Gulf carri...

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  • Wales wants fair funding after any DUP-Conservative deal
Wales wants fair funding after any DUP-Conservative deal

It is thought the Prime Minister is preparing to ditch unpopular policies such as her social care reforms and plans to means test the winter fuel allowance. The performance of the British economy could also influence perceptions of Brexit. Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said the government should put economic growth at the heart of it...

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  • Donald Trump owes $ 315 million to banks
Donald Trump owes $ 315 million to banks

It's hard to tell, but this is not so different from the report he filed May of past year, which stated that he was worth $1.5 billion. Mar-a-Lago, which Trump frequently visits as president, has seen a spike in revenue from just over $29 million in May 2016 to over $ 37 million .

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  • Britain, EU at odds on Brexit proposals
Britain, EU at odds on Brexit proposals

Leaders had agreed with summit chair Donald Tusk not to open discussions with May and she left early on Thursday evening, leaving the other 27 to discuss other Brexit issues without her. Days before the summit, authorities thwarted a terrorist attack on the central train station in Belgium's capital city, highlighting once again the ongoing thr...

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  • Belmont Stakes 2017: Tapwrit makes late move to overtake Irish War Cry
Belmont Stakes 2017: Tapwrit makes late move to overtake Irish War Cry

Drape: The connections of the Preakness champion Cloud Computing are trying to catch lightning in the bottle twice. But a mile and a half is a mile and a half, and the horse that wins this race, either rested or race-weary, should be respected.

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  • Brexit: one year on
Brexit: one year on

But the absence of a date has led some to speculate that the United Kingdom may wish the cut-off to be as early as 2017. But it was not what Mrs May had hoped for when she outlined the scheme at the end of Thursday's summit dinner. Nearly exactly one year after Britain voted to leave in the June 23 referendum, May promised that nobody would be fo...

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  • EJ Dionne Jr.: A victory for party, not Trump
EJ Dionne Jr.: A victory for party, not Trump

In Atlanta, ads from Congressional Leadership Fund that tied Democrat Jon Ossoff to Pelosi blanketed the airwaves. Some Democrats are blaming Pelosi for the "loss" in Georgia, but it was actually not a loss at all, according to the math .

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  • Global POS Terminal Market - Strategic Assessment and Forecast 2017
Global POS Terminal Market - Strategic Assessment and Forecast 2017

And development policies and plans are discussed as well as manufacturing processes and cost structures. In-depth analysis comprising key market players, market forecasts, supply, demand, profit, latest market trends, and many more are provided in the report below.

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  • Death toll from London tower fire reaches 79: United Kingdom police
Death toll from London tower fire reaches 79: United Kingdom police

Of that 79, police have identified five people. The elevators in Grenfell Tower in north Kensington are seen in a handout picture released by the Metropolitan Police in London , Britain on June 18, 2017. "On Saturday, I went in myself and went to the top floor". But Hammond said it was up to the public inquiry to determine whether the retrofit...

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  • China stops 47 Indian pilgrims going for Kailash Mansarovar yatra
China stops 47 Indian pilgrims going for Kailash Mansarovar yatra

It is not yet known why the Chinese authorities have denied permission. The NathuLa route was opened to Indian pilgrims in 2015. They said they had been put up at an acclimatisation camp in Sherathang, some 7km south of Nathu La. India has taken up the issue with Beijing, PTI reported. This year, a total of 350 yatris had registered for the...

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  • Grenfell Tower cladding is banned in United Kingdom, government says
Grenfell Tower cladding is banned in United Kingdom, government says

Two British ministers said Sunday that the new exterior cladding used in a renovation on Grenfell Tower may have been banned under United Kingdom building regulations. Corbyn's comments come a day after Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May said support for families in the initial aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire "was not good enough" and a...

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  • Fifth Republican Jumps Ship On Healthcare Bill
Fifth Republican Jumps Ship On Healthcare Bill

Assistant Director of the Dayton Access Center for Independent Living, Greg Kramer, says cutting Medicaid would hurt many low-income people with disabilities who rely on the program for health care and services. Like Obamacare, this bill has no bipartisan support, although some Republicans say they're open to negotiation. "In this form, I will ...

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  • North Korea denies torturing U.S. student Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing U.S. student Warmbier

A long line of mourners waited to enter funeral services early today for Otto Warmbier , the USA student imprisoned in North Korea who returned home last week in a coma that proved fatal. But the doctors who examined him after his return disputed the botulism claim and said he had "extensive loss of tissue" in his brain. Some elected officials...

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  • Senator Cantwell's plan to stop Republican health care bill
Senator Cantwell's plan to stop Republican health care bill

Several from states that rely heavily on Medicaid assistance have expressed concern in the past. "In this form, I will not support it", Heller said at a news conference with Republican Nevada Gov. "What [the bill] is from 20 feet back is a huge cut to Medicaid , big tax decreases for wealthier people and medical device companies and othe...

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