• Republican senator has 'very serious' concerns on USA health-care bill
Republican senator has 'very serious' concerns on USA health-care bill

But Johnson did not say whether, if forced to vote on the bill, he would vote "no". "When otherwise has this been done?" said Douglas Holtz-Eakin, a Republican and a former director of the Congressional Budget Office. Montanans need health care that is affordable and accessible. "And it doesn't have to be 100 percent repeal", said Mr. Paul. T...

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  • Russian Federation investigators to study Trump's pattern of conduct
Russian Federation investigators to study Trump's pattern of conduct

Although administration officials downplayed the situation and said they "would not be concerned" about a back channel, national security experts expressed alarm at the development, pointing out that while back channels are indeed normal, it was not normal to ask to use the facilities of a hostile foreign power to conduct such communications.

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  • The Great Muslim Civil War -- and Us
The Great Muslim Civil War -- and Us

Russian Federation informed the commands of Turkey and Israel timely about the launches of cruise missiles via channels of communication. "Russia would not want to be on the list of the countries that have said before that he was killed and then Al-Baghdadi would resurrect", Ozerov added.

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  • 123 killed from oil tanker explosion in Pakistan
123 killed from oil tanker explosion in Pakistan

Mr Rafiq said more than 100 people had been injured. The tanker exploded after fuel leaking from its damaged container caught fire. Eyewitnesses said several people were smoking cigarettes near the area, and that the fire from the cigarettes may have ignited the deadly inferno.

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  • Iran mocks reports that its Syria missile strike failed
Iran mocks reports that its Syria missile strike failed

At that point, the Russians would have a moment to think very critically if they wanted to engage with the full might of the U.S. Air Force after the eye-for-an-eye shoot downs. While most of the world's attention has turned to focus on the war against ISIS in Northwest Syria, the civil war in the rest of Syria still rages.

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  • Unlock protected sectors of Indian economy: U.S. congressmen to Trump
Unlock protected sectors of Indian economy: U.S. congressmen to Trump

Modi left New Delhi on Saturday on a three-nation tour that took him first to Portugal. "So, we think that's very significant", the official said. "If the chemistry is good then frankly everything else gets sorted". Also, with the region being home to around eight million expatriate Indians, New Delhi will be keen to know Washington's positio...

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  • University of Delaware Professor: Otto Warmbier 'Got Exactly What He Deserved'
University of Delaware Professor: Otto Warmbier 'Got Exactly What He Deserved'

He was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for trying to steal an item bearing a propaganda slogan from his hotel, North Korean state media said . "Why the USA government which claims to care about the welfare of its citizens had not even once made an official request for the release of Warmbier on humanitarian basis during the Obama administ...

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  • May's Brexit offer nasty surprise: EU peers
May's Brexit offer nasty surprise: EU peers

However, the plan set out by Mrs May received a frosty response from some other leaders, with European Council president Donald Tusk saying it fell "below expectations". Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel called it a "particularly vague proposal". "We don't want to buy a pig in a poke", Michel said, using an old expression for agreeing to bu...

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  • Krauthammer: The great Muslim civil war - and us
Krauthammer: The great Muslim civil war - and us

The army chief's remarks appeared to confirm the claims made by anonymous Israeli security sources on Monday that only one or two of the Iranian missiles that were launched actually hit their target. Even though individual Russian platforms come close to matching, and in some ways exceed the capability of USA jets, it comes down to numbers. A...

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  • North Korea says it's the 'biggest victim' in death of Otto Warmbier
North Korea says it's the 'biggest victim' in death of Otto Warmbier

On Friday, North Korea denied torturing him in the state's first reaction since Warmbier's passing. U.S. doctors say he suffered a "severe neurological injury", the most likely cause of which was a cardiopulmonary arrest that had cut the blood supply to the brain.

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  • Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick Seeks to Ban Tourist Travel to North Korea
Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick Seeks to Ban Tourist Travel to North Korea

Any military solution to the North Korea crisis would be " tragic on an unbelievable scale ", Trump's defense secretary, Jim Mattis, said last month. The Korean War, which technically never ended, led to the deaths of about 600,000 North Korean and 1 million South Korean civilians, along with hundreds of thousands of troops.

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  • Russia warships, submarine strike IS targets in Syria
Russia warships, submarine strike IS targets in Syria

Ellen DeGeneres tested the honesty of her audience in a recent show, and a lot of them passed. It is understood RAF crews targeting Islamic State - also known as Isis - in Syria and Iraq have been calling for their aircraft to be fitted with the missiles for months.

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  • Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel, Hamilton clash
Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel, Hamilton clash

Then came that incident with Vettel. A 10s stop-go penalty for Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel promoted Stroll further up the order to second, a position he would remain in until the last few seconds of the race, when he was dramatically pipped to the line by Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas , who snatched second at the death.

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  • Eid-ul-Fitr 2017: Muslims gear up for the big festival
Eid-ul-Fitr 2017: Muslims gear up for the big festival

Championing the change is the Hijra Committee of India, which believes that the traditional practice is the cause of great confusion. According to local media reports , the National Moon Sighting Committee Bangladesh will sit soon after Maghrib prayers at the conference room of the Islamic Foundation to decide on the matter.

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  • Election Hackers Altered Voter Rolls
Election Hackers Altered Voter Rolls

The federal and congressional probes into Russian interference during the election has not determined whether the infiltrators of the successfully altered database were working on behalf of the Russian government. The panel now plans to request that Trump campaign digital director Brad Parscale testify later this summer, although no specific date...

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  • North Korea Denies Torturing US Student
North Korea Denies Torturing US Student

The Foreign ministry official does not address the cause of Warmbier's coma, and goes on to call any speculation of torture or abuse as "groundless". The death of University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier, who was held in North Korean captivity for 17 months, has led to the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation to start a petition to remove...

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  • Erdogan backs Qatar, says calls to shut base 'disrespectful'
Erdogan backs Qatar, says calls to shut base 'disrespectful'

But Qatar has pushed back , claiming the sanctions are aimed at "limiting Qatar's sovereignty, and outsourcing our foreign policy", rather than fighting terrorism. It said it ordered shipping agents not to receive any vessels owned by Qatari companies or Qatari nationals and not to unload any goods from Qatar .

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  • IRGC Says Next Crushing Response to Enemies Already Planned
IRGC Says Next Crushing Response to Enemies Already Planned

USA -backed forces recently pushed into Raqqa, the northern Syrian city that served as the group's de facto capital. Iranian First Vice President Es'hagh Jahangiri made the remark in a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday in Tehran .

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  • Iran Says Its Missile Strike in Syria Sends Message to the US
Iran Says Its Missile Strike in Syria Sends Message to the US

The missiles fired by Iran's Revolutionary Guards on Sunday targeted IS in Deir al-Zor province, fast becoming the jihadists' last remaining foothold in Syria and a declared military priority of Tehran's allies in the Syrian government.

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  • London tower death toll reaches 79, likely to rise further
London tower death toll reaches 79, likely to rise further

Cundy said a criminal investigation into the tower blaze would be exhaustive. "We will go where the evidence may take us", and do everything possible "to ensure that those responsible will be brought to justice", he said. One firefighter, in his black protective suit with FIRE emblazoned in yellow on the back, embraced a distraught woman who had ...

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