• Trump Furious at White House Counsel for Not Killing Russia Probe
Trump Furious at White House Counsel for Not Killing Russia Probe

But the watchdog groups suspect Trump has not done so based on his own conflicting statements about whether there are recordings of conversations between himself and former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . He also previously worked at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, D.C., and in New York City. "I am excited to work alo...

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  • Stephen Lynch: Reduce cost on health plans
Stephen Lynch: Reduce cost on health plans

Even if it passes, House conservatives will probably not go for the Senate version. Not one Democrat plans on supporting the bill , which means Republicans can only afford to lose two more votes in the Senate or the bill will fail.

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  • Otto Warmbier's family snubs Dennis Rodman who says he aided with release
Otto Warmbier's family snubs Dennis Rodman who says he aided with release

Warmbier was freed after the U.S. State Department's special envoy on North Korea, Joseph Yun, traveled to Pyongyang and demanded the student's release on humanitarian grounds, capping a flurry of diplomatic contacts, a U.S. Otto Warmbier . And I said to them, "we... would need his... you know, a release, some type of good faith, if we're ever goin...

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  • 'Grenfell Changes Everything': Hundreds Of Homes Evacuated Over Safety Fears
'Grenfell Changes Everything': Hundreds Of Homes Evacuated Over Safety Fears

She added that the really, really hard decision had been made to evacuate the blocks while urgent fire safety work is completed. We're encouraging all residents to stay with friends and family if they can, otherwise we'll provide accommodation.

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  • Trump, Pence to attend Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's wedding
Trump, Pence to attend Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's wedding

The wedding, to be held in a historic auditorium near the National Mall, had been a closely held secret until a friend of the couple, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, let word slip earlier this week. The 36-year-old Linton has appeared in movies and TV shows, and recently turned to producing movies. It'll be Mnuchin's third marriage and the sec...

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  • Moore and O'Brien dominate Royal Ascot on Friday
Moore and O'Brien dominate Royal Ascot on Friday

Stradivarius was the victor of the Queen's Vase, edging out Count Octave, and 20-1 outsider Rare Rhythm triumphed in the day's final race , the Duke Of Edinburgh Stakes, to give Buick his second success of the day. Big Orange's regular jockey, Frankie Dettori , was unable to ride at Royal Ascot this year, however he had advised his replacem...

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  • Democrats need to cooperate on health care bill -- Arnie Roper
Democrats need to cooperate on health care bill -- Arnie Roper

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., during a press conference where he announced he will vote no on the proposed GOP healthcare bill at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building on Friday, June 23, 2017 in Las Vegas. "I'm very very concerned that we're going to roll back the clock on that", he said. Vice President Mike Pence has made weekly trips to Capitol H...

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  • Firefighters battle blaze at low-rise building in east London
Firefighters battle blaze at low-rise building in east London

Bethnal Green Road has been closed in both directions. Thick black smoke poured into the sky as firefighters fought the blaze which broke out in a third floor flat. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Scores of residents are refusing to leave their homes despite emergency services warning they can not guarantee the safety of residents.

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  • North Korea preparing for another nuclear weapons test
North Korea preparing for another nuclear weapons test

However, Do does plan to raise the idea of inviting North Korean players to join South Korea's women's ice hockey team for the Pyeongchang Olympics, a spokesman of the ministry said . North Korean missile tests present a hard challenge for Moon. South Korean Culture Minister Do Jong-hwan said on Tuesday that he will discuss with the Internat...

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  • Egyptian-American Muslim Teen Killed in 'Road Rage Incident' in US
Egyptian-American Muslim Teen Killed in 'Road Rage Incident' in US

Imam Mohamed Magid stands in front of the All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) mosque in Sterling, Virginia , U.S. May 19, 2016. Police charged 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres with murder. Nabra's father was born in Egypt and moved to the United States in 1987, she was born in the U.S. along with her siblings. "He killed my daughter be...

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  • Russian Federation fires cruise missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria
Russian Federation fires cruise missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria

Russian Federation suspended its communication channel with the USA about military operations in Syria from Monday after a U.S. jet shot down a Syrian warplane on Sunday, with Moscow accusing Washington of failing to issue a warning. That would be a severe blow to Islamic State, which has plotted shooting and bomb attacks around the world from ...

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  • How the Senate GOP Health Care Bill May Impact New York
How the Senate GOP Health Care Bill May Impact New York

Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton had some strong words for the Republican Party on Friday, saying that if Congress manages to pass the Senate health care bill, the GOP will become the "death party". But he said "it's going to be very hard to get me to a "yes" on the bill. This appears to be an allusion to the Congressional Budget O...

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  • Senate GOP unveils bill to change 'Obamacare'
Senate GOP unveils bill to change 'Obamacare'

Paul and Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas , Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Mike Lee of Utah are the four GOP holdouts who could block passage. Mike Lee are now opposing the bill , stating that they might come around to supporting the same if a few changes are made to it, since their original agenda - repealing Obamacare - is not being fulfilled by the curre...

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  • US military unfunded requirement list at $33 billion: Mattis
US military unfunded requirement list at $33 billion: Mattis

McCain rued that despite all the sacrifices made by U.S. soldiers, Afghanistan is still a nation at war. Mattis has advocated for an increase in American troops-now at some 8,400 soldiers-to counter a recent wave of insurgent attacks and, according to Reuters and NPR , the president has given his defense secretary the authority to set Americ...

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  • Fire safety tests fail 27 UK unit blocks
Fire safety tests fail 27 UK unit blocks

Five tower blocks have been evacuated by Camden council due to fears over fire safety which were raised after an investigation in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. The council said residents would be out of their homes for three to four weeks while it completes fire-safety upgrades. Some residents said they learned about the evacuation on t...

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  • Democrat Rep: Pelosi Is More 'Toxic' Than Trump
Democrat Rep: Pelosi Is More 'Toxic' Than Trump

It's disturbing to see Democrats attacking Nancy Pelosi like Donald Trump is. Ms. Handel won the Georgia race by 3.8 points. If elected, I will not vote for Nancy Pelosi for speaker. Veteran GOP ad-maker Brad Todd says that's because the San Francisco congresswoman is the personification of the liberal values they can't stomach. After everythin...

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  • Aus to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat
Aus to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat

The SU-22 fighter bomber was engaged by an F/A-18E Super Hornet after it had dropped bombs near the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces , the Pentagon said . "What is this if not an act of aggression?" Moscow said it would treat US-led coalition aircraft flying west of the River Euphrates in Syria as potential targets and track them with mis...

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  • Erdogan spokesman says Turkey and Russia to deploy in Syria's Idlib
Erdogan spokesman says Turkey and Russia to deploy in Syria's Idlib

Abdrakhmanov pointed out that Kazakhstan invited the guarantor countries ( Russia , Iran and Turkey), as well as observers, while the participation of the Syrian government and the armed Syrian opposition was ensured by the guarantors of the ceasefire.

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  • North Korea tests rocket engine linked to nuclear missile programme
North Korea tests rocket engine linked to nuclear missile programme

It was Trump himself. Any military solution to the North Korea crisis would be " tragic on an unbelievable scale ", Trump's defense secretary, Jim Mattis, said last month. But given that the initial schedule was changed as Park was facing imminent impeachment, Moon's remarks hint at suspicions that the reason for the sudden procedural change ...

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  • Enda Kenny Steps Down As Taoiseach
Enda Kenny Steps Down As Taoiseach

He has made his leadership rival Simon Coveney the deputy leader of the party. He secured 57 votes to 50, with 47 abstentions, reports from Dublin said. It is expected he will seek to be nominated by the Dail on Wednesday - giving Enda Kenny today to say his farewells. The son of an Indian father and Irish mother, Varadkar is a qualified do...

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