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Senate GOP Says Leaders Took Over Writing Health Care Bill

Besides Lee and Cruz, conservative Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, and Sen. Republicans are expected to release a "discussion draft" of their bill on Thursday as leadership eyes holding a vote next week. Democrats have also indicated their desire to slow action on all Senate business, in an effort to protest their frustration with ACA overhaul efforts. Read More »

UK police studying cause of death of man in mosque attack

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Prince Charles has met with the imam hailed as a hero for protecting the suspect in the Finsbury park attack from an angry mob on a visit to the site. "He has just been troubled for a long time ". Anti-Muslim hate crimes surged in Manchester and London following recent deadly suicide bombing at Manchester Arena and attacks at London Bridge. Read More »

Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds on Chicago Skyway

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Virginia detectives say the beating death of a teenage Muslim girl appears to have been a case of road rage, but the case has left doubt among Islamic leaders who say it looks too much like a hate crime. Both victims were shot near the toll booths. A Skyway spokesperson said one of their workers who witnessed the shooting suffered a panic attack and was also taken to the hospital. Read More »

China, US to hold first diplomatic, security dialogue on June 21

The U.S. and China are trying to build on "positive momentum" created when Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in Florida in April, she said. It was unclear whether his remark represented a significant shift in his thinking in the US effort to stop North Korea's nuclear program and its test-launching of missiles or a hardening in USA policy toward China. Read More »

Senate GOP health care bill would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes

U.S. Senate Republicans plan to unveil the text of their draft healthcare bill on Thursday as senators struggle over issues such as the future of the Medicaid program for the poor and bringing down insurance costs. They fear McConnell will jam the legislation through the Senate with little debate, limiting their chance to scrutinize the bill and whip up opposition against it. Read More »

Adele brings cake to firefighters in wake of 79-death tragedy

The mass "Day of Rage" demonstration is timed to coincide with the state opening of parliament Wednesday. British officials said that the government has acquired newly built apartments that can be used to house some of the residents displaced by the horrific fire last week at Grenfell Tower. Read More »

Britain caves in to European Union demand on first day of Brexit talks

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Lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative party believe they can stop Britain leaving the European Union without a deal if such a situation should arise, news media reported on Tuesday. Just a month ago, Davis had predicted "the row of the summer " would erupt over how to structure the talks on Brexit. "While this will be a Government that consults and listens, we are clear that we are going to see Brexit through, working with Parliament, business, the devolved ... Read More »

Prakash Ambedkar emerging top pick of Left for prez post

The Left parties are firm that the opposition must put up its candidate against NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind, though they are well aware that the numbers are loaded against them, the sources said. "Our party continues to stand for opposition unity and our support to Kovind should not be linked with it". "He is political, a candidate of the BJP and so naturally his candidature will be faced politically", he added. Read More »

No pomp in British Parliament for Queen's Speech

Clearly, two political parties, we have some differences, but we have a lot in common. "We're about strengthening the union, delivering Brexit, defending our country from threats of terrorism at home and overseas, creating prosperity, and keeping Northern Ireland moving forward". Read More »

Queen's elderly husband Prince Philip in London hospital

Last month, Prince Philip announced his retirement from his royal position. Later that night, however, a physician advised him to seek hospital treatment for an infection. Moving forward, Philip would continue to be associated with the 780 organizations of which he is patron, but he will be relinquishing his duty to appear publicly. Read More »

Johnson learned well after of DNC systems breach

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Former Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson says it would have been "unforgiveable" not to alert the American public ahead of the 2016 election that the Russians hacked Democratic email systems. voting software days before the election and used the data to launch "voter-registration-themed" cyberattacks on local government officials. "I understand the notion of victimization, but I do not believe our country is made safer by holding this information back from the American public", Warner ... Read More »

US Student Jailed by N. Korea Dies After Release

Normally, when doctors examine patients, they interview the patient or a family member about the patient's medical history - a thorough inquiry into the medical conditions a person ever had as well as what happened leading up to an injury or an illness, Shutter said. Read More »

Turkish military team in Qatar for troop deployment

Qatar has dismissed the allegations as a " campaign of incitement " which is " based on lies ". "Qatar has shown the most decisive stance against the terrorist organisation Islamic State alongside Turkey". The legislation was ratified by Erdogan the following day. Speaking after meeting Qatari foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Mr Johnson said: "I have been in touch with my counterparts across the region about the current tensions with Qatar". Read More »

JD(U) Kerala Unit not to vote for BJP candidate

The 71-year-old low-profile Dalit leader and a two-term BJP Rajya Sabha member, resigned as Bihar Governor on Tuesday. Sena has never indulged in the politics of hiding behind someone. Azad's meeting comes ahead of a JD-U meeting on Wednesday on the Presidential election. " Nitish Kumar has thumbed his nose at the grand alliance by extending support to Kovind. Read More »

CISF celebrates International Yoga Day

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee held a yoga session at the presidential palace and several members of Modi's cabinet joined similar events across the country. Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, Speaker of Bangladesh National Parliament, was the chief guest of the event. Sports associations, yoga associations, yoga institutes, students from various schools, colleges and universities in Bangladesh participated in the early morning event. Read More »

Modi thanks those who participated in Yoga Day worldover

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There were more than 44 million people who took oath to make Yoga as a part of their life. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the gathering on this day in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow, said that Yoga has become an integral part of every Indian household. Read More »

After Trump tweet, China says it works nonstop on North Korea

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It's ramping up the rhetoric after the death of American student Otto Warmbier , who slipped into a coma while being held prisoner in North Korea . Assistant Secretary of State Susan Thornton said USA officials are "going to give the DPRK/ North Korea issue top priority in our discussions, aiming to advance concrete cooperation with China towards a peaceful resolution of the nuclear and missile threat from North Korea ". Read More »

DUP deal still possible, says senior Tory

Adding to the complications is the wider politics of Northern Ireland and the Government's attempts to restore the power-sharing executive at Stormont. For Mrs May, negotiating the deal with the DUP is a balancing act. One of the things about Theresa May is that she has an enormous sense of duty. Read More »

Finding solution to Korea crisis everyone's responsibility: China

Earlier this month, two Chinese citizens were killed by Islamic State militants after being kidnapped in southwestern Pakistan. "Hoping to cut the tangled knots in an instant and expecting China to do what the U.S.is supposed to do is unrealistic", a commentary published Wednesday by the Global Times , a newspaper aligned with the ruling Chinese Communist Party, read . Read More »

Barney Roy upsets Churchill on day one of Royal Ascot

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He takes time to get going and no doubt he will get further. "Ever since, the finest horses have raced here and that will certainly be the case again this week". The success would have been particularly sweet for Doyle who put his finger to his lips as he passed the winning post, this coming weeks after Saeed bin Suroor, another Godolphin trainer, had complained of having the jockey imposed on him. Read More »

Ohio city makes plans for North Korea-held student's funeral

Those not executed by the regime have fared little better: The country is beset by malnourishment and starvation (a famine in the mid 1990s killed half a million people); its GDP per capita is somewhere south of $1,000, putting North Korea behind Rwanda, Haiti, and Sierra Leone globally; and its shoddy infrastructure causes fires that can be seen from space. Read More »

Gunman kidnaps NC family, forces them to shop at Target

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Owens faces several counts of kidnapping and robbery with a risky weapon in connection with the incident, ABC 11 reports. Someone inside gave him some, but then Owens allegedly used a gun to force a man, a woman and two children out of their house and into their vehicle, WSOC-TV reported. Read More »