• The UK's Next Government Is Still Stuck On The Negotiating Table
The UK's Next Government Is Still Stuck On The Negotiating Table

His rare absence from the State Opening of Parliament added to the solemnity of an occasion cherished by the British people and replete with historical tradition. The primary issue was scheduling. Both ceremonies take weeks of preparation and planning, and it was deemed too hard to prepare for two such events so close together.

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  • Trump calls for stricter limits on welfare for immigrants
Trump calls for stricter limits on welfare for immigrants

Trump said.@POTUS: It would be a attractive thing if we could get together as 2 parties that love our country, and come up with that great healthcare. The president also praised his administration's succession from the Paris climate accord, job growth, new policy on Cuba, and appointment of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, while criticizing the...

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  • France's Macron taps relative unknowns in government reshuffle
France's Macron taps relative unknowns in government reshuffle

Junior European affairs minister Marielle de Sarnez is also leaving government, sources told Reuters . The president, elected just over a month ago, made improving transparency in politics a priority. Bayrou ran twice for president himself, nearly making the second round in 2007, and his February endorsement was a major boost for Macron's campai...

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  • Senate plan would halt Obamacare penalties and taxes
Senate plan would halt Obamacare penalties and taxes

His comments Tuesday came amid growing indications that the climactic vote could occur next week. A key question is whether the GOP's bill will be able to offer financial aid for purchasing individual health plans while at the same time banning that aid from being used to buy plans that cover abortions.

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  • DUP and Conservatives 'making progress' on deal
DUP and Conservatives 'making progress' on deal

The formal State Opening of Parliament by Queen Elizabeth II comes after a string of tragedies which have shaken the nation, and an election on June 8 in which May lost her parliamentary authority. The extent of May's diminished status will be visible both inside and outside parliament. Following the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in London ...

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  • Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over US student who died
Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over US student who died

The Trump administration is considering banning US citizens from traveling to North Korea after the death of Otto Warmbier . Tillerson said he was unable to provide an update on the status of the other three Americans now held in North Korea .

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  • Rep. Moulton calls for new Democratic leadership
Rep. Moulton calls for new Democratic leadership

Handel's handy victory over Democrat Jon Ossoff follows GOP special election wins in Kansas, Montana and SC. His campaign also spent almost seven times more on advertisement time and other costs than Handel. Party leaders profess encouragement from the trends, but the latest losses mean they will have to rally donors and volunteers after ...

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  • Only handful of Senators know what's in GOP healthcare plan
Only handful of Senators know what's in GOP healthcare plan

The sources said that in some instances, the documents McConnell planned to release might suggest optional approaches for issues that remain in dispute among Republicans. A majority of the Republican resisters, known as the Freedom Caucus, say they will vote for the compromise bill even though they still think it spends too much.

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  • Johnson learned well after of DNC systems breach
Johnson learned well after of DNC systems breach

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testifies to the House Intelligence Committee task force on Capitol Hill in Washington , Wednesday, June 21, 2017, as part of the Russian Federation investigation . "The level of effort and scale required to change the outcome of a national election would make it almost impossible to avoid de...

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  • USA pushing China to rein in companies that deal with NKorea
USA pushing China to rein in companies that deal with NKorea

Trump has been counting on China to use its economic leverage with the government of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as American concern grows over the North's acceleration toward having a nuclear missile that can strike the USA mainland. "We will not be shy about raising our concerns about China's human rights record, and I was direct and candid i...

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  • Tillerson asks for 'flexibility' in Russian sanctions
Tillerson asks for 'flexibility' in Russian sanctions

Corker said he'd agreed to give Tillerson a "short window of opportunity" to reverse the deteriorating relationship between the United States and Russian Federation. Tillerson said the United States would have to work with other countries to deny North Korea access to basics such as oil and will have to consider whether to impose sanctions on those...

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  • Qatar opens new shipping routes via Oman amidst Gulf ban
Qatar opens new shipping routes via Oman amidst Gulf ban

The Saudi cabinet expressed satisfaction on Qatar-related decisions. While calling on Qatar and the Gulf nations to ease tensions, the United Nations said it is working to resolve the crises. These policies helped the region's largest airlines - Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways - to emerge as super connectors linking passengers travelli...

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  • The Next Step on North Korea
The Next Step on North Korea

Warmbier , 22, was convicted of stealing a propaganda poster while visiting North Korea and fell into a coma after he was sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years of hard labor. Korean-Americans Tony Kim and Kim Hak Song, who worked at the foreign-funded Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, were recently detained for hostile acts against ...

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  • Corker: US considering North Korea travel ban
Corker: US considering North Korea travel ban

His death led to strong condemnations of the regime and speculation about the implications. Travel agents in Asia pointed out that at the North Korean Embassy in Beijing, foreign tourists can apply for a travel visa by submitting a passport and photo at a cost of 70 euros, and receive approval within a few days for a four-to-five-day tour.

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  • S.Korean President condoles death of USA student released by Pyongyang
S.Korean President condoles death of USA student released by Pyongyang

They were joined by Japanese and Korean F-15s performing two separate bilateral missions, the official said. President Trump on Tuesday implicitly blamed his predecessor, former President Obama , for the death of American college student Otto Warmbier , calling it "a total disgrace" that the young man did not get to return home from captivity i...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy nearing landfall; child dies from log in surf
Tropical Storm Cindy nearing landfall; child dies from log in surf

Also Wednesday, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency , like his Alabama counterpart a day earlier. The area had been under a tornado watch at the time. As the storm comes ashore, the coast could also face strong winds of up to 50 miles per hour. Power from the four States of the Gulf of Mexico from Texas to Florida war...

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  • GOP health bill: Senate preps for possible vote next week
GOP health bill: Senate preps for possible vote next week

Moderate senators are concerned about cutting off coverage too fast for those who gained it under Obamacare, while conservatives don't want to leave big parts of the ACA in place. The difference between his private negotiations and how Republicans are trying to move their bill through the Senate now is that the details of the entire Democratic bill...

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  • The Apprentice: Trump Signs Executive Order Designed To Boost Apprenticeships
The Apprentice: Trump Signs Executive Order Designed To Boost Apprenticeships

This, despite the fact that while on the campaign trail, Walker once said that President Trump would be an "apprentice in the White House". This Excellence in Apprenticeship Program will seek information to recognize and commend efforts by a variety of entities to establish apprenticeship programs.

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  • US emphasizes shared concerns over North Korea after China meeting
US emphasizes shared concerns over North Korea after China meeting

One day after President Trump appeared to give up on China as an effective mediator in the West's long-running disputes with North Korea , two of the president's most senior cabinet officials signaled that the administration has not altogether abandoned the use of China as an intermediary.

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  • Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russian Federation at Confederations Cup
Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russian Federation at Confederations Cup

Russian Federation have only ever qualified for three World Cups, given a free pass into 2018 since they're the host nation, whilst reaching the semi-finals of Euro 2008 represents the only time they've progressed beyond the group stage of a major worldwide tournament.

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