• Senate GOP shelves health bill, imperils 'Obamacare' repeal
Senate GOP shelves health bill, imperils 'Obamacare' repeal

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, told reporters, "The hope is that we can at least have an agreement on what we can get enough votes on this week and turn to it as soon as we come back" from July 4 recess. Instead, McConnell, an L.B.J. -esque master of the dark arts of the upper chamber, suggested that the Senate would draft its own, more generous ...

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  • Cyber attacks reported globally, Ukraine Govt. infrastructure in chaos
Cyber attacks reported globally, Ukraine Govt. infrastructure in chaos

So far there was no clear indication of who was behind the attack. Security experts at Bleeping Computer say the virus is already running rampant in the U.K., India, the Netherlands and Spain, among others. Ukraine was the first to report these attacks, as the National Bank of Ukraine released a statement . The Chernobyl nuclear power plant was...

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  • Trump, India's Modi hug, talk up ties
Trump, India's Modi hug, talk up ties

As the two leaders held their maiden meeting at the White House and displayed a lot of chemistry, the two countries also called on Pakistan to "expeditiously" bring to justice the perpetrators of the Mumbai attacks, Pathankot attacks and other cross-border terrorist assaults by Pakistan-based groups.

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  • India, Netherlands condemn double standards in combating terror
India, Netherlands condemn double standards in combating terror

Hours before the two leaders talked about terrorism emanating from Pakistani soil, the United States designated Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin a global terrorist. Although Modi's two-day Washington visit, which began Sunday, is lower key than his previous three trips to the US since he took office in 2014, there will be plenty opportunit...

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  • China launches new class of naval destroyer
China launches new class of naval destroyer

The Type 055 is significantly larger than China's other modern destroyer, the Type 052, representing the rising sophistication of China's defense industries. The first aircraft carrier Liaoning has left with a flotilla of Chinese naval ships on June 25 on "routine training mission" from Qingdao in east China.

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  • Petrwrap ransomware attack: what we know so far
Petrwrap ransomware attack: what we know so far

Its pace appeared to slow as the day wore on, in part because the malware appeared to require direct contact between computer networks, a factor that may have limited its spread in regions with fewer connections to Ukraine. Has it affected any company in India yet? While countries across Europe - the United Kingdom, Ukraine, Spain and France, to...

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  • Narendra Modi invites Donald Trump, his family to India
Narendra Modi invites Donald Trump, his family to India

Before the Modi-Trump joint press conference, taking a major step towards targeting terrorism the USA declared Syed Salahuddin, terrorist organisation Hizbul Mujahideen's chief, a Specially Designated Global Terrorist. Trump said United States looked forward to exporting more energy, including liquefied natural gas (LNG) on long-term contracts. ...

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  • Redstone Arsenal says no casualties on base
Redstone Arsenal says no casualties on base

The base's statement about the training exercise planned for this week read: 'AMCOM will be conducting an Active Shooter exercise at Redstone Arsenal (USAG-R) during the week of 25 June. The size of the facility, which houses Army Aviation and Missile Command headquarters, forced officials to leave the lockdown in place for hours as they searched.

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  • Palestinians shot dead after Jerusalem Old City attacks
Palestinians shot dead after Jerusalem Old City attacks

Two of the attackers, both from Ramallah, were between the ages of 18 and 19 and the third was a 30-year-old from Hebron, police spokeswoman Luba Simri said. The Hebrew-language news site of Ynet reported that army forces have started to map the family homes of the attackers in order to demolish them as a punitive measure.

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  • Merkel ally becomes governor of most populous German state
Merkel ally becomes governor of most populous German state

Many of Germany's European Union partners have legalised gay marriage, notably the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain and the UK. Schulz knocked Merkel for not flat-out rejecting Trump's demands to boost the country's defense spending.

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  • Grizzly bear protections in Yellowstone National park are ending
Grizzly bear protections in Yellowstone National park are ending

The process to remove the Yellowstone grizzly bears' designation as a threatened species began in 2016 under the administration of then-President Barack Obama . "It's incredibly disturbing to see the Trump administration end protections for these beloved Yellowstone bears even as their numbers are falling", said Santarsiere.

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  • Glastonbury crowds set to give Jeremy Corbyn rock star welcome
Glastonbury crowds set to give Jeremy Corbyn rock star welcome

Nigel Farage has been trolled on Twitter for his response to Jeremy Corbyn's speech at Glastonbury Festival. The spat broke out after Mr Farage retweeted a BBC Radio 1 post that pictured the Labour leader holding a mic on stage. Promising the "best performance possible", Hawkins told the Press Association: "I am so self-deprecating as a perf...

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  • Trump group's aggressive health care moves irritate GOP
Trump group's aggressive health care moves irritate GOP

Republicans have spent about seven years attempting to cancel Obamacare . Erin Montgomery , the communications director at America First Policies , said in a statement Tuesday night the PAC was "pleased" that Heller "has made a decision to come back to the table to negotiate with his colleagues on the Senate bill".

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  • Senate delays health care vote
Senate delays health care vote

Trump said, however, that the GOP is "getting very close" on passing the bill . The seating arrangement around Trump during the meeting appeared to be strategic, with numerous undecided or "no" vote senators sitting closest to the President.

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  • UK agrees to Brexit talks timetable
UK agrees to Brexit talks timetable

Mrs May said: "What I am going to be setting out today is clearly how the United Kingdom proposes to protect the rights of European Union citizens living in the UK and see the rights of UK citizens living in Europe protected". "The protection of the Good Friday agreement and the maintenance of the Common Travel Area are the most urgent is...

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  • 96-Year-Old Prince Philip Hospitalized Due To An Infection - Details Here
96-Year-Old Prince Philip Hospitalized Due To An Infection - Details Here

A spokesperson for the Palace confirmed the Duke had left hospital, but declined to give any more details on the condition. The statement noted that he is "disappointed" to be missing Wednesday's State Opening of Parliament and the continuation of the Royal Ascot .

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  • Global ransomware attack spreads to India, China
Global ransomware attack spreads to India, China

Australian staff at global law firm DLA Piper are facing similar troubles, told to come in to work as usual but to avoid turning on or using any computers. Ukraine's Police of Cyber Security says that Twitter Software used by MEDoc, which researchers including Cyber intelligence firm Flashpoint infected victims via an illegitimate software upda...

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  • Rights group cites Supreme Court in Louisiana abortion suit
Rights group cites Supreme Court in Louisiana abortion suit

There's no reason that religious exemptions should be any more acceptable when it comes to turning people away because of religious beliefs about sexual orientation or gender identity. It said that if Phillips is creating custom wedding cakes for heterosexual couples, he must do the same for gay couples . "In many ways there are a lot of paralle...

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  • Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup
Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup

Four years ago, Ashby guided the Kiwis to an 8-1 lead in the best of 17-race series only to watch Team USA win eight-straight races and claim the Auld Mug. "That was exactly what the boys needed. we've had a good improvement on our boat speed today and I think another step tomorrow would be great", U.S.

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  • U.S. urges Qatar, neighbours to 'sit together' to ease tension
U.S. urges Qatar, neighbours to 'sit together' to ease tension

The U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson , in a statement on Sunday recommended that the countries sit together and find an amicable compromise to the crisis. Al Jazeera , Qatar's news outlet, reported Qatar's Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said "Doah would not negotiate with its neighbors to resolve the dispute unless they f...

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