• McCain Votes No, Dealing Potential Death Blow To Republican Health Care Efforts
McCain Votes No, Dealing Potential Death Blow To Republican Health Care Efforts

Several Republicans, stunned by the abrupt end to their years-long fight, lodged veiled criticism of Collins, McCain and Murkowski. From passage, the bill could go straight to the House floor for a vote, or move into a conference committee.

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  • For Sen. John McCain, A Momentous Few Days
For Sen. John McCain, A Momentous Few Days

The senator was diagnosed with cancer last week after a two-inch blood clot was removed from his brain. The return of the John McCain and a tiebreaker 51-50 vote from Vice President Mike Pence sent the Republican health care plan ahead to begin debate on the Senate floor on Tuesday (July 25).

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  • Tax working group: We will deliver 'historic' tax reform
Tax working group: We will deliver 'historic' tax reform

And we are now confident that, without transitioning to a new domestic consumption-based tax system, there is a viable approach for ensuring a level playing field between American and foreign companies and workers, while protecting American jobs and the USA tax base.

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  • Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At US Diplomatic Corps
Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At US Diplomatic Corps

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday slammed what he called "anti-Russian hysteria" in Washington and said that Russia could not "endlessly tolerate this kind of insolence ". The bill also punishes Iran and North Korea for their weapons programs. Washington is now pushing for new sanctions in the UN Security Council, while also considering th...

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  • Vladimir Putin threatens retaliation after Donald Trump calls 'tougher' sanctions for Russian Federation
Vladimir Putin threatens retaliation after Donald Trump calls 'tougher' sanctions for Russian Federation

It also imposes financial sanctions against Iran and North Korea . Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia was ready to cooperate with neutral countries that bordered the Baltic Sea like Finland which is not part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance.

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  • Brazil Defense Minister Says Troops to Fight Violence in Rio
Brazil Defense Minister Says Troops to Fight Violence in Rio

They will be used as a last resort when necessary. "We don't rule out the possibility of the military's patrolling streets", said Jungmann. Trucks carrying troops were seen crossing bridges and expressways on Friday in an operation which is to continue until the end of 2018.

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  • US Senate approves new sanctions on Russian Federation
US Senate approves new sanctions on Russian Federation

The Russian Foreign Ministry's statement said the passage of the bill confirmed "the extreme aggression of the United States in global affairs". It also blocked access to the US diplomatic staff to a dacha in Serebryany Bor on the northwestern outskirts of the city and to a warehouse used by the embassy.

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  • Russian Federation retaliates over USA sanctions
Russian Federation retaliates over USA sanctions

The Senate on Friday decisively approved a package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea . The White House has not been clear about what the president will do. Still, signing a bill that penalizes Russia's election interference marks a significant shift for Trump. "It's bluster", one Democrat said. President Donald ...

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  • Gujarat Congress leaders leave for Bengaluru amid talks of horse-trading by BJP
Gujarat Congress leaders leave for Bengaluru amid talks of horse-trading by BJP

These resignations have put in question whether Congress can get its heavyweight Ahmed Patel elected to the Rajya Sabha. According to the TOI, if all 182 MLAs were to vote in the Rajya Sabha elections, any candidate getting 46 votes stands to win.

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  • Collins: It's time for bipartisan approach on health care
Collins: It's time for bipartisan approach on health care

And those are the exact opposite things that health policy experts believe would benefit the broader system, which is lower prices, eliminating unnecessary care and drugs, and coordinating better care. The major trade group, along with the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, came out against the idea of a bill that primarily repeals the ACA indiv...

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  • Russian Federation boots United States diplomats in retaliation for new sanctions
Russian Federation boots United States diplomats in retaliation for new sanctions

It adds that "the latest events confirm that certain circles in the United States are fixated on Russophobia and open confrontation with our country". The ministry said the United States had until September 1 to reduce its diplomatic staff in Russia to 455 people, the number of Russian diplomats left in the United States after Washington expell...

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  • Russian Federation retaliates to new sanctions by telling U.S. to cut diplomats
Russian Federation retaliates to new sanctions by telling U.S. to cut diplomats

And the new bill puts the President in a hard position as he will now have to decide whether to accept the measures or veto them and anger his own Republican Party. Weiss suggested that Trump's low approval ratings at home, his tendency to alienate North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies such as Germany and his inability to pass domestic legislat...

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  • On Trump's divisive speech to Boy Scouts
On Trump's divisive speech to Boy Scouts

This disgusting display was not only beneath the dignity of the office of the president, it was far beneath the dignity and mission of the Boy Scouts of America - to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

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  • Rashan Charles death: Protesters throw fireworks at police
Rashan Charles death: Protesters throw fireworks at police

The CCTV footage of the incident went viral on social media and has heightened tensions locally in an area where police community relations have always been notoriously fraught. A man sat on one bin, which was pushed along by the vehicle, while another clambered on to its roof as it continued to drive. Scotland Yard said they chased the man into ...

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  • White House expects Russian Federation and Iran sanctions bill may undergo more changes
White House expects Russian Federation and Iran sanctions bill may undergo more changes

In addition, the US Embassy will not be allowed to use all storage facilities on Dorozhnaya Street in Moscow and country houses near in Serebryany Bor from August 1. However, Putin at that point took a magnanimous tone, saying they could stay and that he would await Trump's inauguration before taking further action.

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  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Decreases Stake in Continental Resources, Inc. (CLR)
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Decreases Stake in Continental Resources, Inc. (CLR)

Hodges Cap holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Continental Resources, Inc. Deprince Race And Zollo invested in 327,344 shares or 0.03% of the stock. The stock traded at a volume of 3.77 million shares. Hart John D sold 6,000 shares worth $273,000. (NYSE:CLR) shares were sold by Brown Glen A. However, Continental Resources' revenues have mostly misse...

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  • Is Israel planning to change the status quo at al-Aqsa Mosque?
Is Israel planning to change the status quo at al-Aqsa Mosque?

Four Palestinians have died in the past week and scores injured in violent clashes with Israeli security forces over the holy site. Arab foreign ministers yesterday denounced Israel's recent "illegal" violations in Jerusalem. Israeli authorities said the measures, including metal detectors, were needed because the July 14 attackers smuggled guns ...

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  • Hambantota Port Agreement To Be Signed Tomorrow PM
Hambantota Port Agreement To Be Signed Tomorrow PM

The CMPort will have a majority stake in the port. "We tried to drag them into a debate but they avoided it because they have nothing to say", Wickremasinghe told reporters. Wickremesinghe said the government had agreed with the Opposition to have a parliamentary debate on the Hambantota deal but the sittings were disrupted and the House was adjo...

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  • China Calls for Caution in Stakeholders' Response to North Korean ICBM Test
China Calls for Caution in Stakeholders' Response to North Korean ICBM Test

Analysts say that missile, named the "Hwasong 14", could be capable of reaching most of the U.S. state of Alaska or possibly Hawaii if fired in an attacking trajectory. Analysts said that missile could be capable of reaching most of Alaska or possibly Hawaii if fired in an attacking trajectory. Pyongyang's continuing development of nuclear weapon...

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  • Robert Mueller is broadening Russian Federation investigation to include Trump's business transactions
Robert Mueller is broadening Russian Federation investigation to include Trump's business transactions

According to the report, Mueller's probe includes apartment sales to Russians at Trump properties, a development deal with Russian associates, the Miss Universe pageant President Donald Trump held in Moscow in 2013 and the 2008 sale of a mansion in Florida to a Russian oligarch.

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