• Scott concerned about 'harmful impact' of Senate health care bill
Scott concerned about 'harmful impact' of Senate health care bill

If we hadn't had access to affordable coverage through Minnesota Care, one of us would have had to maintain other full-time employment with health-care benefits and our business would have never gotten off the ground. Senate Republicans' new health bill cuts taxes by almost $1 trillion over the next decade, mostly for corporations and the richest...

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  • South Korea conducts missile test with warning to North Korea
South Korea conducts missile test with warning to North Korea

South Korea President Moon Jae-in said the joint military exercises with the U.S.in his country won't stop. Moon's position was also evident in his remarks referring to China as "North Korea's only ally and. "Our people will feel proud and safe after seeing that our missile capability doesn't trail North Korea's", Mr Moon said, according to his spo...

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  • Otto Warmbier's girlfriend pays emotional tribute: 'He was my soul mate'
Otto Warmbier's girlfriend pays emotional tribute: 'He was my soul mate'

North Korea today denied torturing or mistreating Otto Warmbier , the USA student who died after being released from the North in a coma, in the first official reaction to his death. He was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for trying to steal an item bearing a propaganda slogan from his hotel, North Korea state media said. Instead, Tillers...

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  • NK claims it offers medical treatment to Warmbier with 'sincerity'
NK claims it offers medical treatment to Warmbier with 'sincerity'

Doctors at the hospital said he had suffered a severe neurological injury from an unknown cause. North Korea convicted Warmbier last year of stealing a political banner and was sentenced to fifteen years hard labor. It blamed accusations of mistreatment on an American " smear campaign " and accused South Korean of seeking to exploit Warmbier's d...

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  • Can GOP health-care bill pass the Senate?
Can GOP health-care bill pass the Senate?

The GOP healthcare bill, presented by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday, is being opposed by conservative Republican senators because it does not repeal former President Barack Obama's health-care law, the Affordable Care Act to the extent that they had hoped that it would.

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

The U.S. often sends powerful warplanes in times of heightened animosities with North Korea. Tillerson's remarks came after he and Pentagon chief Jim Mattis met with the Chinese visitors at the State Department, where Mattis said he saw scope for an improved defense relationship.

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  • North Korea denies torturing detained United States student Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing detained United States student Otto Warmbier

North Korea believes that the young man was " a victim of the policy of strategic patience " under the former US President Barack Obama, which refused to hold talks with Pyongyang and never requested his return, the statement said. He said that North Korean medics had "brought him back alive" after his "heart was almost stopped" but did not give an...

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  • GOP senators now oppose health bill - enough to sink it
GOP senators now oppose health bill - enough to sink it

House Republicans barely managed to muster enough votes with a series of last-minute amendments before the chamber passed a highly criticized Obamacare replacement plan last month. "We said that what we need to do is fix the things that are wrong with the ACA and that is the exchanges, costs went up too high in exchanges and a lot of reasons fo...

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  • Will Nancy Pelosi survive this latest Dem disaster?
Will Nancy Pelosi survive this latest Dem disaster?

When he's back home, Murphy said , he sometimes chats people up on a commuter bus, and "they are never talking about issues like Russian Federation". " Karen Handel ran a relentlessly localized campaign that focused on that perspective". In the end, the Republican - and in the eyes of many, Trump - won handily.

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  • United States student jailed by N.Korea laid to rest in Ohio
United States student jailed by N.Korea laid to rest in Ohio

Trump has hardened his rhetoric against North Korea following the death of Otto Warmbier , a University of Virginia student who died on Monday. Ohio's Republican U.S. Warmbier allegedly stole some North Korean propaganda during a tourist visit and was detained for "hostile actions against the state" when he tried to leave the country.

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  • Mourners in OH remember United States student held prisoner by North Korea
Mourners in OH remember United States student held prisoner by North Korea

North Korea on Friday accused the United States of waging a "smear campaign" over the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and sent back home in a coma. Since none of this changes known positions, the only optimistic notes from the meeting are confirmation that Mr Trump will proceed with his state visit to China this y...

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  • Thousands of mourners bid farewell to Warmbier
Thousands of mourners bid farewell to Warmbier

Some 2,500 mourners attended a Thursday morning memorial at Wyoming High School in the Cincinnati suburb of Wyoming. Pyongyang rebutted allegations by US that Otto had died because of torture and beating during his captivity as "groundless".

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  • Death toll from Pakistan bomb and gun attacks rises to 73
Death toll from Pakistan bomb and gun attacks rises to 73

Hospital sources said more than 30 wounded people were brought from the scene in critical condition. "When people rushed to the site.to rescue the wounded, a second blast took place", he said. Later Friday, the IS group said in a competing claim that it was behind the attack, adding that one of its followers targeted the police post in Quetta, ...

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  • Dennis Rodman Takes Credit For Otto Warmbier's Release
Dennis Rodman Takes Credit For Otto Warmbier's Release

North Korea said he had contracted botulism and that it was releasing him on "humanitarian grounds". The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH examined the 22-year-old's body after his death Monday, and honored his family's wish not to have an autopsy.

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  • Pentagon Says Russia Still Using Crisis Hotline To Avoid Clashes In Syria
Pentagon Says Russia Still Using Crisis Hotline To Avoid Clashes In Syria

Russian Federation condemned the USA action and in retaliation suspended a hotline meant to prevent such incidents. The remarks were the latest indication of a possible easing of tensions in the wake of the us shootdown of the Syrian jet.

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  • Walker supports Johnson opposition to health care bill
Walker supports Johnson opposition to health care bill

Erasing Obama's law has been a marquee pledge for Trump and virtually the entire party for years. The Senate's highly secretive version of the new health care bill was released on Thursday , promising deep cuts to Medicaid and tax breaks for wealthy Americans and health insurers.

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  • In Modi, Trump has a leader he can truly work with
In Modi, Trump has a leader he can truly work with

Trump met Chinese President Xi Jinping in April and has also had face time with the leaders of nations including Japan, Britain and Vietnam since taking office in January, prompting anxiety in New Delhi that India is no longer a priority in Washington .

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  • Several London tower blocks are evacuated
Several London tower blocks are evacuated

His neice, 14, said: "We were at the Grenfell Tower to see a friend to meet people there". Fourteen apartment blocks have so far tested positive for combustible materials. In a statement posted online, Hotpoint said it was aware of a "possible incident" involving one of its products, and asked its customers to check if they had bought models FF...

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  • North Korea censures U.S. for 'smear campaign' over student's death
North Korea censures U.S. for 'smear campaign' over student's death

North Korea released him last week for what it described as humanitarian reasons and he died Monday in a US hospital. When North Korea returned Warmbier to the United States on June 13, he was found to have severe neurological injuries. He was arrested for allegedly stealing a political sign from a restricted area and sentenced to 15 years of ha...

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  • Yankees and Marlins all find value in the MLB Draft
Yankees and Marlins all find value in the MLB Draft

Youth and potential took precedence over experienced products with three consecutive high school players selected to open the draft and four coming off the board within the first six picks The unexpected trends at the top of draft resulted in a bevy of college talent available later in the first round.

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