• European Union says UK's offer for European Union citizens post Brexit not good enough
European Union says UK's offer for European Union citizens post Brexit not good enough

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at the European Union summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 23, 2017. Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern said of the citizens offer: "It's a good first proposal, which I appreciate, but it's clear that we have to invest much more work".

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  • North Korea still a sticking point after China-US dialogue
North Korea still a sticking point after China-US dialogue

American concern is growing over North Korea's acceleration toward having a nuclear missile that can strike the US mainland. Trump has praised Chinese President Xi Jinping for trying to contain North Korea, which counts on China for 90 percent of its trade, but the effort has delivered few results.

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  • Rep. Will Hurd: China Could Do More Against North Korea
Rep. Will Hurd: China Could Do More Against North Korea

Chinese state media described the talks, the first of their kind with the Trump administration, as an upgrade in dialogue mechanisms between China and the United States, following on from President Xi Jiping's meeting with Trump in Florida in April.

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

Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Mike Lee of Utah, Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas. Heller spoke at a news conference in Las Vegas with Nevada Gov. They also say the draft legislation does not do enough to lower health care premiums. "I've done in five months what other people haven't done in years", Trump said in an interview t...

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  • SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation
SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday invited North Korea to the Winter Olympic Games to be held in the country early next year, while welcoming a North Korean delegation to the World Taekwondo Championships. There are two global federations: the South Korea-based World Taekwondo Federation - recognized by the worldwide Olympic Committee -...

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  • Congress hopes JD (U) changes stance, supports Bihar's 'daughter' Meira Kumar
Congress hopes JD (U) changes stance, supports Bihar's 'daughter' Meira Kumar

Also with Kovind were several senior BJP leaders, some chief ministers of NDA-ruled states and senior leaders of other parties supporting his candidature. However, the Bihar Chief Minister completely negated the possibility of a rethink on his decision: "There is no question of changing the decision as it has been taken by the party's core commit...

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  • Iran's Missile Strike On ISIS Was A Massive Failure
Iran's Missile Strike On ISIS Was A Massive Failure

In a statement published by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard on Sunday, it said "many terrorists have died and a lot of their weapons, systems, and equipment have been destroyed ". "It did not immediately offer other specifics, other than to say the missiles were launched from Iran ". Tensions between longtime rivals Saudi Arabia and ...

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  • Portugal put four goals past New Zealand, Reach Confederation Cup Semi-finals
Portugal put four goals past New Zealand, Reach Confederation Cup Semi-finals

New Zealand put in an admirable effort against Mexico, and even took the lead in the first half, but ultimately couldn't hold on as the Mexicans superior talent showed through. New Zealand boss Anthony Hudson felt the final result was harsh on his players. 18-year-old Dane Ingham of New Zealand is the youngest player at the Confederation's...

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  • Pentagon: US would welcome effective Syrian effort to defeat Islamic State
Pentagon: US would welcome effective Syrian effort to defeat Islamic State

Russian Federation on Monday said it would stop using the so-called "deconfliction" line in response to a United States pilot shooting down a regime war plane in northern Syria, with Moscow accusing Washington of failing to issue a warning.

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  • 5th GOP senator announces opposition to party's health-care legislation
5th GOP senator announces opposition to party's health-care legislation

In terms of ending the Medicaid expansion, the House bill would start a rollback in 2020 and the Senate is over a three-year process, starting in 2021. Cantwell is hoping to organize opposition to the bill. Health insurers rallied after the Senate Republicans released a draft Bill to replace Obamacare , with expansion of Medicaid being see...

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  • Pyongyang denies torturing USA student who died after release from North Korea
Pyongyang denies torturing USA student who died after release from North Korea

In its first public reaction to Warmbier's death, a Foreign Ministry spokesman also tried to shift blame onto the administration of President Barack Obama, blaming it for refusing to have a dialogue with Pyongyang and claiming it had never officially asked for Warmbier's release.

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  • Bernie Sanders calls out Senate Republicans for secrecy surrounding health care negotiations
Bernie Sanders calls out Senate Republicans for secrecy surrounding health care negotiations

Lisa Murkowski , Maine Sen. Each state targeted in the ad, except for ME, accepted the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion. If the senators thought most Americans would like their bill, they would be showing it to us. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated that the House bill would leave 23 million more Americans uninsured...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo: 'Portugal want to win Confederations Cup'
Cristiano Ronaldo: 'Portugal want to win Confederations Cup'

An inevitable third goal came in the 80th when Andre Silva dribbled deep into the New Zealand penalty area to score with a rising shot. "We know Mexico well and we respect this team". "I don't see the problem, is he an alien?" he laughed. "We're confident the players can rise to the challenge". "We are hosting a great football festival and ...

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  • Former North Korea detainee Kenneth Bae describes Otto Warmbier's death an 'outrage'
Former North Korea detainee Kenneth Bae describes Otto Warmbier's death an 'outrage'

Warmbier had been on a tourist trip to North Korea when he was detained and sentenced to hard labour early past year for allegedly stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel. Ria Westergaard Pedersen, 33, who was with Warmbier in North Korea, told the Danish broadcaster TV2 this week that he had been nervous when taking pictures of soldi...

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  • Vox Writer: Special Elections Results Mean 'Republicans Are in Trouble'
Vox Writer: Special Elections Results Mean 'Republicans Are in Trouble'

It's time for a new generation of leadership". Pelosi's most logical challenger would be Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., 55, the House Democratic Caucus chairman. Pelosi brushed off the tweet , contending that Trump hadn't actually written it himself because "it's a classic Republican line". Also, in the past three midterm elections , more...

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  • Capitol flag honors for 2 San Diego sailors killed near Japan
Capitol flag honors for 2 San Diego sailors killed near Japan

Most of the 300 crew members were asleep when the collision occurred at 2:20 a.m. Saturday, Aucoin said . "This was not a small collision", USA 7th Fleet commander Vice Adm. Three others aboard the ship were injured in the collision, including the Fitzgerald's commanding officer, Cmdr. "She said she wasn't leaving the ship until they found him...

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  • Former homeland secretary says Federal Bureau of Investigation delayed notification of cyber hack
Former homeland secretary says Federal Bureau of Investigation delayed notification of cyber hack

All 17 intelligence agencies have agreed Russian Federation was behind the hack of Democratic email systems and tried to influence the 2016 election to benefit Trump. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a former FBI director, met on Wednesday with senior Senate Judiciary Committee members to ensure there was no conflict between his investigation of...

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  • Around 100 People Feared Buried by Landslide in Southwestern China
Around 100 People Feared Buried by Landslide in Southwestern China

In May 2008 90,000 people died in the Sichuan province, when a magnitude 7.9 temblor struck it. The Sichuan province is also known to be prone to earthquakes. In Maoxian county itself, 37 tourists were killed when their coach was buried in a landslide caused by the natural disaster. An estimated 18 million cubic meters of earth mass fell some 1...

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  • Trump to Pelosi: I Like You Right Where You Are
Trump to Pelosi: I Like You Right Where You Are

Speaking with reporters on Capitol Hill two days after Democrat Jon Ossoff's stinging loss in Georgia's 6th District, Pelosi said to her critics: "I think I'm worth the trouble". "Charleston lawyer Joe Cunningham became the first Democrat to announce a campaign to unseat Congressman Mark Sanford in the 1st District", the Charleston City Paper...

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  • GOP rep: Georgia win proves Trump doesn't need to tweet his agenda
GOP rep: Georgia win proves Trump doesn't need to tweet his agenda

She's "paving the way for a new generation" or something, and she has no intention of letting a bunch of Democrat rabble-rousers kick her to the curb. Personally, I never saw Handel's persistence in stepping into the arena as an unseemly inability to get the message that she wasn't wanted. Lachlan McIntosh, a South Carolina-based Democratic s...

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