• McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for health bill
McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for health bill

The right path is to fix its flaws and to focus on reducing health care costs, not to wipe it out. "Remember, ObamaCare is dead". Four conservative senators quickly announced their opposition to the current draft. On Thursday, Obama weighed in on Facebook, writing: "If there's a chance you might get sick, get old, or start a family - this bill ...

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  • IS-linked suspects arrested in Morocco
IS-linked suspects arrested in Morocco

The event is expected to attract over two million visitors. Officers from Spain's General Commissariat of Intelligence of the National Police arrested a 32-year old Moroccan national, resident in Madrid . During the course of this investigation it was possible to individually identify several bookmarks on social networks linking the detainee w...

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  • Medical Groups Hate the 'Literally Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan
Medical Groups Hate the 'Literally Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

Shortly after the 142-page bill was distributed, more than a half-dozen GOP lawmakers signaled concerns or initial opposition. Any new Senate bill would have to be reconciled with the House version. The bill was a revised version of a healthcare bill passed by the House of Representatives last month. While Trump reportedly called the House ...

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  • White House responds to Johnny Depp's remark about assassination
White House responds to Johnny Depp's remark about assassination

Depp's widely criticized joke comes one week after a 66-year-old gunman who frequently shared on social media his hatred for Trump opened fire on Republican lawmakers during a GOP congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia.

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  • Citizens from EU countries will be able to stay reiterates May
Citizens from EU countries will be able to stay reiterates May

Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern said May's proposals are "a first step" but warned there are still many European citizens in Britain who would not be covered by the proposals. "We welcome the steps put forward by the prime minister, which would offer certainty to the 165,000 health and care staff who deliver vital services to communities in ...

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  • 34 killed as auto bomb strikes bank in Afghanistan
34 killed as auto bomb strikes bank in Afghanistan

The Taliban effectively control or contest 10 of the 14 districts in Helmand . The militants, who are believed to control almost 80 percent of the province's countryside, increasingly have been making a push into Lashkar Gah to try to take the city.

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  • Pelosi Is More Toxic Than Trump
Pelosi Is More Toxic Than Trump

Keep raising the concern that something needs to change within the ranks of the party's leadership. Nor have they identified a challenger. Most notable was the appearance of Louisiana Rep. It's natural to be disappointed, but Democrats should put away their crying towels, regroup and get back to work. "We are the party that stands up for working fa...

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  • May's offer on residency rights for European Union citizens 'not sufficient', says Juncker
May's offer on residency rights for European Union citizens 'not sufficient', says Juncker

Cameron: A political obituary... "I am sympathetic with the view that the final agreement should be debated in parliament, and I am coming around to the idea of a second referendum - though I think people are getting sick of voting". Theresa May has proposed a clean break from the European Union , making control over immigration and ending the ju...

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  • The Senate's health care bill
The Senate's health care bill

Early next week, the Congressional Budge Office will submit a report evaluating how many people would lose their insurance due to the bill as well as its impact on the federal budget. It would also offer $2 billion in state grants to address the opioid epidemic. Dr. Georges Benjamin, executive director of the American Public Health Association,...

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  • Korea is in a state of unresponsive wakefulness, doctors say
Korea is in a state of unresponsive wakefulness, doctors say

They described his condition as "unresponsive wakefulness", also known as persistent vegetative state. "He shows no signs of understanding language or responding to verbal commands ", neurologist Dr. The next day, Warmbier was flown to a US base in Japan before making the longer journey to OH to be reunited with his family. The only Westerner ...

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  • North Korea denies torturing, cruelly treating detained US student Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing, cruelly treating detained US student Otto Warmbier

A video was shown at Warmbier's funeral of him giving his high school graduation speech as Salutatorian. " North Korea is a pariah regime ". Warmbier was accused of stealing a propaganda poster. "To make it clear, we are the biggest victim of this incident". A separate KCNA article published hours earlier criticised South Korea ...

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  • Auto bomb in Afghanistan targets security forces waiting for pay
Auto bomb in Afghanistan targets security forces waiting for pay

The Taliban claimed responsibility for an attack that killed eight people in February. There has been a series of attacks in Afghanistan in recent weeks, since the Taliban launched its so-called spring offensive. Esmatullah, a border policeman who was at the scene of the deafening explosion, said many people were missing in the ensuing ch...

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  • Warmbier's death looms over US-China talks on North Korea today
Warmbier's death looms over US-China talks on North Korea today

President Donald Trump has been counting on China to use its economic leverage with North Korea's totalitarian government. The news came as the USA and China held a bilateral diplomatic and security dialogue in Washington. Fang Fenghui, to discuss the North Korean issue. Like past presidents, Trump is finding the US has limited scope for puni...

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  • Doctors encouraged by Rep. Steve Scalise's improving condition
Doctors encouraged by Rep. Steve Scalise's improving condition

Scalise, 51, sustained injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding after being shot in his left hip on Wednesday morning on a baseball field in a Washington suburb. We are especially appreciative of the strong outpouring of love and support from our neighbors, friends, from Louisiana and across the country, as well as from Preside...

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  • UK May Reverse Brexit As It Nears Tipping Point — George Soros
UK May Reverse Brexit As It Nears Tipping Point — George Soros

Top negotiators Barnier and Davis have declared the talks have gotten off to a "promising start". Brussels has made the future of three million European Union citizens in Britain and one million Britons in Europe a priority, insisting they should be allowed to keep their rights to live, work, study and claim welfare benefits.

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  • China, US to hold first diplomatic dialogue today
China, US to hold first diplomatic dialogue today

But while China has tightened controls on trade in North Korean coal, many experts say it is not ready to truly enforce any sanctions that might threaten the stability of its unpredictable neighbor. "Both sides will have to work out ways to rein in North Korea and roll back its accelerated nuclear weapons programmes, but establishing a security mec...

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  • RVBC Offer to help house the homeless victims of Grenfell Tower
RVBC Offer to help house the homeless victims of Grenfell Tower

Emma Dent Coad, newly-elected MP for Kensington, said the co-ordination of the response to the fire has been "appalling" and communication must be improved. "I'm pleased to say that all of those 18 local authorities who had initially replied that they had high-rise dwelling of over 18 metres have come back to say that none of their cladding is made...

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  • Four Republican senators not ready to vote for healthcare bill
Four Republican senators not ready to vote for healthcare bill

It would offer less generous subsidies for people than Obama's law but provide billions to states and insurance companies to buttress markets that in some areas have been abandoned by insurers. Obama was more than skeptical. "If there's a chance you might get sick, get old or start a family, this bill will do you harm", he wrote. And small tweaks o...

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  • Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rights
Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rights

Rather, they are estimates based on a survey of people who already live in Britain , conducted each year by the Office for National Statistics. He wants the European Court of Justice to have authority over the United Kingdom government in policing its pledge to EU citizens.

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  • Al-Jazeera says call to shut it attack on 'freedom of expression'
Al-Jazeera says call to shut it attack on 'freedom of expression'

According to the document posted on social media , the Saudi-led coalition demands that Qatar closes down Al-Jazeera, downgrades diplomatic ties with Iran and shuts a Turkish military base in the emirate. Qatar is also required to hand over opposition figures wanted by its three neighbours and Egypt . Peter notes that these relationships wi...

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