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United States shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border - statement

United States shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border - statement

The drone was identified by the unnamed defense official as a model Shaheed 129. "This is the same location where another pro-regime UAV dropped munitions near Coalition forces before it was shot down...

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Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'

The CBO said the House bill would leave 23 million people more uninsured by 2026 than under Obamacare . According to the Post , the Senate's healthcare bill "largely mirrors" the AHCA . Ron J...

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Mike Pence hired former Attorney General to represent him in Russian Federation investigation

Pence has retained former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia Richard Cullen , who is chairman of McGuire Woods , the Post reported . Pence could also theoretically tap a fund organ...

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North Korea 'willing to talk' with USA on nuclear moratorium

North Korea 'willing to talk' with USA on nuclear moratorium

The senator, from the Cincinnati area, said he planned to attend Warmbier's funeral in Wyoming, a Cincinnati suburb. White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday offered few details about how ...

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Johnson: 'Can't imagine' voting for a health care bill next week

Johnson: 'Can't imagine' voting for a health care bill next week

The Senate version of the bill is said to provide subsidies for buying insurance on the exchanges based on income, like Obamacare, rather than age, like the House bill. That could include the number...

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Syria conflict: US jet 'downs drone' near Jordan border

Syria conflict: US jet 'downs drone' near Jordan border

While the USA military's shootdown of a Syrian jet on Sunday was a rarity in modern warfare, the first in 18 years, it was not an isolated incident. The U.S. Russian Federation threatened aircraft f...

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Tropical storm Cindy threatens Gulf Coast

Tropical storm Cindy threatens Gulf Coast

The storm system continues to pack maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour, the National Hurricane Center said in a 7 p.m. advisory. Forecasters expect the storm to weaken into a tropical de...

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Things You Need to Know About The Senate GOP's Health Care Bill

Things You Need to Know About The Senate GOP's Health Care Bill

Those include a proposed Medicaid cut of more than $830 billion and a provision that could make it more costly and hard for Americans with pre-existing medical conditions to obtain insurance. Howe...

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Senate GOP Health Bill: Cut Medicaid, Redraw Obama Law

On the Senate floor Wednesday afternoon Blumenthal shared some of the stories he heard in Hartford on Monday, including children who relied on Medicaid - which had its funding slashed under the Hous...

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Emotional first anniversary for Orlando nightclub shooting that killed 49

Forty-nine people died and dozens were injured when a lone gunman who claimed allegiance to the so-called Islamic State opened fire in the gay nightclub. "We were strangers before, but we are family...

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Theresa May To Present Brexit Plans To EU Leaders

Theresa May To Present Brexit Plans To EU Leaders

The EU has already set out its position on the rights of British residents in the remaining 27 member states, including the " same level of protection " set out for Europeans in Britain , in accord...

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New TV ads target Senate Republicans over health care

New TV ads target Senate Republicans over health care

A small group of Senate Republicans - comprising of 13 white men and zero women whatsoever, to be precise - is now writing the Senate version of the overwhelmingly unpopular American Health Care Act ...

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Court sentence Angel Di Maria to one year imprisonment for tax fraud

Di Maria admitted to two counts of fraud, which hold six-month sentences each, but will not face any jail time. Despite being handed a 16-month sentence, Di Maria will not go to prison as is normal ...

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FIrst look at the Senate health bill

FIrst look at the Senate health bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has promised a vote before the Senate leaves for its break over the July 4th holiday, leaving just nine days for the whole process to happen. They fear McConnel...

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Forced displacement: refugees, asylum-seekers and internally displaced people (IDPs)

For all of 2016, the UNHCR reported that a total of 65.6 million people worldwide had been displaced from their homes during the year. The total, which includes refugees , asylum seekers and pe...

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Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

Manfra said the department was still tracking the meddling in the 21 states and believes it's important to protect the confidentiality of the states. "As of right now, we have evidence that election...

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Portugal wildfires kill at least 60, including drivers trapped in cars

Portugal wildfires kill at least 60, including drivers trapped in cars

Three other major fires in the region are also causing concern, with five villages evacuated. He added, " I am shocked with this death toll ". Sources from Portugal's Judicial Police said that...

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EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defence ties, migration

In France, Emmanuel Macron decisively won presidential and parliamentary elections on a agenda of support for the European Union and reforms, soundly beating Marine Le Pen's far right National Front...

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Tusk holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed

Tusk holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed

Mr Varadkar will hold bilateral meetings with the presidents of the European Commission and European Council ahead of the summit. Mrs May said: "What I am going to be setting out today is clearly ho...

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Indian president condoles former German chancellor Helmut Kohl's death

Also underlining his contributions, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel called Kohl "a great statesman, a great German politician , and above all a great European, who did much not only to bring G...

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Philippines: Militants control 20 percent of Marawi city

Philippines: Militants control 20 percent of Marawi city

Nandiyan na rin. It could save lives. The affected is more or less 10, where they can manoeuvre. But soldiers have killed more than 80 of the sharpshooters, "so it means they are already weakene...

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Australia to resume airstrikes against Islamic State targets soon

Australia to resume airstrikes against Islamic State targets soon

In an indirect reference to Iranian-backed forces that have been gathering in the eastern desert region, a US-led coalition statement cited a recent escalation of tensions and said it would not "tol...

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Trump gives up on Chinese help on reining in North Korea

But plans changed after the coroner's office decided at the family's urging not to conduct an autopsy, instead limiting its examination to an external analysis of Warmbier's remains and review of hi...

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Occidental Petroleum Corp (NYSE:OXY) 2016 Q4 Sentiment Report

About 740 shares traded. (NYSE:DY) has risen 52.80% since June 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.94% the S&P500. Andrew Hall increased its stake in Occidental Pete Corp Del ( OXY...

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Australia lifts suspension of airstrikes against ISIS in Syria

Australia lifts suspension of airstrikes against ISIS in Syria

F-15 fighter jet around 12:30 a.m. local time. The Pentagon said the incident took place near a combat post in A-Tanf where us and coalition "advisers" are stationed in a support capacity to provi...

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China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

Activists also reported that the internal organs of canines, including liver, were available for sale. It is only since the festival started around 10 years ago that the city received national and wor...

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New Zealand sitting pretty in Bermuda

New Zealand sitting pretty in Bermuda

New Zealand are closing in on winning the America's Cup, having claimed four of the eight races they need to recapture the world's oldest worldwide sporting competition. The New Zealander, also known ...

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Trump congratulates newly-elevated Saudi Arabian crown prince

Trump congratulates newly-elevated Saudi Arabian crown prince

The new Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , by contrast, is just 31 years old, and with his father having been in failing health for awhile now , could rapidly find himself thrust into the role of ...

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Escalation of tensions between Washington and Damascus

Escalation of tensions between Washington and Damascus

F/A-18 shot down a Syrian Arab Air Force Su-22 jet. On June 8, a US fighter jet shot down another Iranian-made drone that dropped a bomb near forces patrolling the base at Tanf. The actions of t...

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US Shoots Down Iranian-Made Drone in Syria That

US Shoots Down Iranian-Made Drone in Syria That "Displayed Hostile Intent"

Last week, another Iranian-made drone flown by pro-regime forces was shot down after it dropped munitions close to US and partner forces. The U.S. Russia's defense ministry warned it will start tr...

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DUP signals setback in talks with Conservatives

DUP signals setback in talks with Conservatives

DUP sources told the Guardian that the party "can't be taken for granted" and that negotiations "haven't proceeded in the way we would have expected". A deal between the Democratic Unionist Part...

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House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'

House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'

Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., said Democrats are not as good on delivering a winning message to voters as they should be. Still, just as Uber CEO resigned on Tuesday to protect the legitimacy of his compa...

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After London fire, PM says other tower blocks have combustible cladding

Construction firm Rydon was hired to carry out an $11-million refurbishment at the London apartment block - a project which included adding "rainscreen" cladding . She said: "Shortly before I cam...

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Flint stabbing was retaliation for USA wars in Middle East

The suspect was immediately taken into custody, and federal prosecutors hours later announced the Canadian man was charged with committing violence at an airport. Ftouhi legally enters the USA through...

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Tropical Storm Cindy: Drenching rains, flood threat on coast

Forecasters say a tropical storm warning is in effect from High Island on the upper Texas coast all the way to the mouth of the Pearl River at the state line of Louisiana and Mississippi. Esther Marte...

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Mourinho accused of Sh400 million tax fraud in Spain

The Spanish authorities' crack down on multi-millionaires not paying their taxes is showing no signs of stopping, and the latest to fall victim to their investigative teams is none other than Manchest...

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USA urges China to pressure North Korea to rein in weapons progams

Pyongyang's official Rodong Sinmun newspaper said the United States president was in a "tough situation" at home and claimed he was toying with the idea of a preemptive strike on North Korea to divert...

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USA doctors dispute North Korean coma story

He said he felt "anger that [Otto] was so brutally treated for so long" but was relieved his son was "now home in the arms of those who love him". In Wyoming, a northern Cincinnati suburb of about...

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Theresa May to outline guarantees for European Union expats in Britain

Theresa May to outline guarantees for European Union expats in Britain

May will also aim to show that while still a member of the EU, Britain will contribute to other summit discussions, pressing for more action to encourage social media companies to clamp down on inte...

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Darren Soto cautiously eyeing Puerto Rico statehood effort

This is the fifth political status referendum held in Puerto Rico in the past 50 years. Jose Rosa, a 62-year-old retired corrections officer, said the island's situation is the reason he voted for t...

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