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Senate leaders await analysis of GOP health bill

Though it's considered unlikely, if the bill lacks sufficient savings, the House might have to revise the bill and vote again, which could be an ordeal for GOP leaders. He said he had talked with Huberty on Tuesday about creating extra money by deferring payments to management care organizations through Medicaid. Warner and Behrens said SB470 would prevent current asbestos victims from robbing future victims of recovery funds, insinuating the current system makes it easier for ... Read More »

Manchester shopping centre 'evacuated' hours after attack

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The unidentified man was escorted away from the shopping centre by policy shortly after 11:00 a.m. BST (6 a.m. ET). Police said they arrested a man at the shopping centre but do not believe the incident was connected with the attack that killed 22 people in the same northern English city. Read More »

Putin: Russia will Develop Partnership Relations with Iran

Answering a question about his plans to have good relations with Islamic countries and countries of the region and the world, the President said: "From the beginning of the 11th administration, we announced to the world that violence and extremism are great dangers for our region and the world and we want a world against terrorism and extremism, and it was accepted by the whole world". Read More »

Duterte declares martial rule in south Philippines

However, Duterte says martial law in the southern Philippines could last a year. "There is no light, and there are Maute snipers all around", so the Philippine troops are holding their positions. The New York Times reports that both Abu Sayyaf and Maute, a relatively new offshoot of the separatist Moro Islamic Liberation Front , have pledged allegiance to ISIS and vowed further violence against the majority-Catholic country. Read More »

Trump Did Not Once Mention a Palestinian State

In a live stream of Trump's remarks with Netanyahu on Monday, the White House listed the meeting's location as " Jerusalem , Israel ". U.S. President Donald Trump Tuesday vowed to do "everything I can" to bring peace to the Middle East , echoing sentiments of several of his predecessors who tried and failed to achieve the same goal. Read More »

Hope for peace unites President and Pope

When Trump departed, he told the Pope: "Thank you, I won't forget what you said ". Reaching the St. Damasus Courtyard of the Apostolic Palace, where the USA flag flew for the morning, Trump was welcomed by Archbishop Georg Ganswein, prefect of the papal household, and a formation of 15 Swiss Guards. Read More »

Abbas meeting reveals no details on reviving peace talks

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Mr Abbas reiterated his call for a two-state solution to the conflict, including a Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital, insisting that "our problem is not with the Jewish religion, it's with the occupation and settlements, and with Israel not recognising the state of Palestine". Read More »

Philippine president declares martial law for 60 days following extremist attack

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Read related story: Will Duterte declare Martial Law in Mindanao? "We fear for the effects of war to the civilian population", said Aba. Meanwhile, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Mindanao was placed under Martial Law "because there are also problems in Zamboanga, Sulu, Tawi-tawi and also in Central Mindanao in the BIFF (Bangsamoro Freedom Fighters) area". Read More »

Julian Assange: Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Into WikiLeaks Founder

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The Swedish Prosecution Authority said in a statement that Sweden's Director of Public Prosecution, Marianne Ny, "today made a decision to discontinue the investigation" into a rape claim against Assange. IN 2015, the Swedish authorities had dropped another allegation of sexual attack, made by a second Swedish woman against Assange after the statute of limitations expired . Read More »

Priyanka Chopra aces the perfect slo-mo Baywatch run

Mitch is just too flawless a character, and he comes across as annoying because there are no stakes in situations with him because he seems bulletproof. At least the cast looks good. Probably, people used to watch the old version Baywatch? " They might get grossed out by me because I sweat so much, but that's how you know if they're a keeper". Read More »

Kim Woo-bin diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer

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According to WebMD, nasopharyngeal cancer is a type of head and neck cancer, which starts the upper part of your throat, behind the nose. Kim Woo Bin was last in Singapore in January to promote Master , a crime thriller he starred in with Gang Dong Won. Read More »

French PM calls for vigilance in France after Manchester attack

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The country has been under a state of emergency since November 2015, after 130 people were murdered in a series of coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris. The state of emergency was declared in the country on November 14, 2015, following the terror attacks in Saint-Denis and in Paris, when the Bataclan theater was seized by terrorists. Read More »

Palestine To Make Unprecedented Peace Offer to Trump

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US President Donald Trump wishes to establish "a common set of principles " that would underlie the interactions between all relevant actors in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a White House official said on Tuesday, as the leader concluded his trip to the Jewish State. Read More »

'Planned By AAP', Says Kapil Mishra On Being Attacked During Protest

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However, while making his concluding remarks, the BJP spokesperson said that even he could not believe that Kejriwal may have accepted Rs 2 crore as a bribe. AAP leader Sanjay Singh yesterday claimed that attacker was an executive member of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM). He went to the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) and claimed to have evidence in support of his allegations that two people close to Kejriwal tried to influence the probe in the water tanker scam. Read More »

Trump to the Israelis and Palestinians: Let's Make a Deal

But Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who spoke before Mr. Trump, fiercely criticized Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas , saying he hopes he heeds the moral principles the USA president has laid out on this trip. Mr. Trump's comments of peace and security come after a deadly explosion left 22 dead at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England Monday evening . Read More »

Manchester bombing victims: Female police officer killed and husband critical

Omar Alfa Khuri, who lives across the street, said he was awakened at 02:30 by a loud noise and saw police take away the father of the family that lives there in handcuffs. Some of us will see the Army in key locations that need guarding so that armed police can be freed to focus on policing rather than guarding. The aim for security chiefs is to ratchet up the security while keeping the country moving. Read More »

Internet runs wild with video of Melania Trump's swat of president's hand

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President Rueben Rivlin and his wife Nechama were also on hand when Air Force One touched down. This being said , it can not be easy being married to Donald Trump (just ask his two former wives, especially Ivana ). At least this way there's no talk of Ivanka breaking gender barriers when what's actually happening is, she's the daughter of President Trump. "She believes a lot of people are more interested in serving themselves than him". Read More »

Trump on Manchester bombing: the terrorists are "evil losers"

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Kushner and Greenblatt had a two-hour breakfast in Washington with Abbas before Abbas met with Trump, according to a source familiar with the meeting. Trump used the opportunity to ask countries to work together to defeat ISIS -something he's brought up repeatedly with leaders during his first presidential trip overseas. Read More »

Donald Trump extended Temporary Protected Status for Haitians. Here's what that means

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The decision affects more than 58,000 Haitians in the U.S. "The 500 people now living underneath tents in Haiti are depending on the 58,000 people that are here on TPS to send them money to be able to eat and stay alive". Haiti is one of 13 countries where the USA has offered temporary protected status to foreign nationals, including undocumented immigrants, who can not return to their home countries because of armed conflicts, natural disasters and "other extraordinary and temporary ... Read More »

Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

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Netanyahu did not share such a close relationship with former President Barack Obama , who was not as outspoken as Trump in unequivocal support for Israel . The ageing leader said Palestinians do not oppose Jews, but rather Israeli policies of "occupation and settlements". "He wants to throw the ball to Netanyahu and let Netanyahu refuse". Read More »

Duterte declares martial law in southern Philippines

Duterte on Tuesday night placed all of the southern region of Mindanao , which makes up roughly one third of the country and is home to 20 million people, under martial law , following deadly clashes between security forces and Islamist militants. Read More »

Comey believes Trump tried to influence handling of investigation, report claims

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Burr says the committee wants to hear from Comey on his role in the development of the USA intelligence agencies' assessment that Russian Federation interfered in last year's election. He says he thought that move was appropriate and produced a memo summarizing what he said were his "longstanding concerns" over Comey's handling of the Clinton email investigation. Read More »