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Qatar's neighbors issue steep list of demands to end crisis

Heather Nuaert, spokesperson the US State Department expressed on Tuesday US frustration over the difficulty in reaching a resolution as well as Saudi Arabia's lack of transparency regarding the p...

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South Korea Summit Could Expose Strains in Alliance

North Korea topped the agenda at the newly established Diplomatic and Security Dialogue , which paired Tillerson and Mattis with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and General Fang Fenghui, chief o...

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Premiums Could Spike for Middle Class Under Senate Health Bill

Tax boosts Obama levied on upper income people and medical industry companies would be repealed, and another on costly employer-provided health insurance would be delayed. Ending Obama's expansion has...

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Imagine: European Council President Tusk channels Lennon on Brexit

She did not set a cut-off date for those who are eligible for permanent residence and rejected a demand for the European Court of Justice to oversee the process and any resulting disputes. "The object...

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So far, Trump effect has led only to GOP victories

So far, Trump effect has led only to GOP victories

Unless the Democrats start winning more than just moral victories against a deeply unpopular president, her days as party leader could be numbered. Handel and Republican outside groups tied Os...

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Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria: Guards

Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria: Guards

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

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Lions back three places not decided - Gatland

Warren Gatland will confirm his captain and starting XV for the first Test at 8pm Irish time on Wednesday. But as important for the Lions back three is defensive strength, with the All Blacks posin...

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Trump says he is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill

Trump says he is 'very supportive' of Senate healthcare bill

But in a departure from the House's bill , states can't opt of regulations that now prevent insurers from charging people with pre-existing conditions more for their medical coverage . The Senat...

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DNC Chairman Tom Perez suggests Democrats could 'take 50 seats' in House

DNC Chairman Tom Perez suggests Democrats could 'take 50 seats' in House

The response from some: It better be. Pelosi was the focus of negative advertising casting her as a San Francisco liberal and linking her to the Democratic candidate. "It's time for some change". ...

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Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria - Guards

The Iranian government said it notified Damascus before it fired rockets into the country, but that it "will not be tied to formalities when defending its security and stability". Iranian President Ha...

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What Is Gerrymandering? Supreme Court to Hear Potentially Landmark Case

What Is Gerrymandering? Supreme Court to Hear Potentially Landmark Case

Courts have rejected district election maps on grounds they were drawn outlandishly to disadvantage minority voters. While the high court has suggested states can unconstitutionally draw legislative...

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Trump dodges White House tapes question, denies seeking Comey's 'loyalty'

Former FBI Director James Comey went to Capitol Hill on Thursday with an explosive tale of political impropriety: How President Donald Trump tried to influence the FBI's Russian Federation investigati...

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J&K CM pays tribute to slain deputy superintendent Mohammed Ayub Pandith

J&K CM pays tribute to slain deputy superintendent Mohammed Ayub Pandith

These people only talk in favour of pro-Pakistani elements but when the question of our security forces come, these people don't act", he added. He had been outside the mosque for some time and many l...

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Merkel says May's offer on expats "good start" but many questions remain

The EU has made a priority of the rights of three million European citizens living in Britain , plus a million Britons resident in Europe. In particular, the EU 27 want their citizens to be able to...

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Bucks add another young forward in Michigan's DJ Wilson

Bucks add another young forward in Michigan's DJ Wilson

But Wilson piqued the Bucks' interests with his ability to be an effective scorer in the paint and on the perimeter and his continual improvement during his three years with the Wolverines. With Greg...

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Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says

Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says

The four states, led by Saudi Arabia , severed diplomatic ties with Qatar on June 5 after accusing it of funding extremism and destabilizing the Middle East . The Sheikh also made clear that Qat...

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Angela Merkel says EU future more important than Brexit talks

Proposals were unveiled at a Brussels summit but are dependent on European Union states guaranteeing Britons the same rights. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was a "good start", but th...

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Cricket Australia offers players improved deal

Cricket Australia offers players improved deal

The letter did not say how much more CA was prepared to offer. If they're unable to broker a new deal next week, or agree on temporary measures, then the sport will be plunged into absolute uncertai...

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Lead surgeon: US congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot

The FBI recovered a cellphone, computer and camera from Hodgkinson's van and was examining them for evidence, the statement said. Rep. Steve Scalise remains in critical condition at a Washington, ...

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CEOs Say They'll Sell Health Insurance Next Year, But Are Flying Blind

I, like many in IL, am angered that a small group of male Republican senators, in drafting a new health care bill, are deciding our fates behind closed doors. The best part was that their storm water ...

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Senate Bill Sets Up Clash Over Cost-Sharing Reductions

Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia: "I will review the draft legislation released this morning.to evaluate whether it provides access to affordable health care for West Virginians". AGE FACTOR ...

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Darjeeling on edge, GJM takes out rally with body of activist

The Bengal Opposition parties blamed Mamata for igniting the situation in Darjeeling through her "aggressive all-devouring policy" and for allowing the situation to gradually slip out of hand therea...

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Qatar Airways eyes 10% of American Airlines

Qatar Airways eyes 10% of American Airlines

Separately, American , United Continental Holdings Inc, and Delta Air Lines have pressed the USA government to take action to curb U.S. flights by Qatar Airways and rival Gulf carrier´s Emirates A...

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Qatar Airways says service 'unaffected' by Gulf ban

The agreement is for the purchase of a number of F-15 fighter jets, a sale which the Pentagon says will ensure that Qatar has "state-of-the-art" defensive capabilities. Owing to this, the nations ma...

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Brexit: Britain's stance unclear after general election, says European Union parliament president

Outlining the five main principles of her "fair and serious offer", May told other European Union leaders at a summit in Brussels that she wanted to offer certainty to European Union citizens about th...

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Democrats' real problem is that Nancy Pelosi is their true face

And running simply on an anti-Trump message - like Clinton tried and failed past year - wouldn't work for Democrats in 2018 either, no matter how mired in scandal and controversy over Russian Federati...

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Defense Minister: Turkey has no plans to reassess military base in Qatar

Defense Minister: Turkey has no plans to reassess military base in Qatar

Ipek Demirci, chief executive of the logistics company behind the shipment, told Anadolu Agency that her firm was preparing to send a second ship in the coming days. But Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

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French police hold family members of Champs-Elysees assailant

When the attacker drove his auto into the police van, he was carrying an assault rifle, two pistols, and ammunition, as well as two large gas canisters. On Monday, police cordoned off a broad swathe o...

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Imagine! Lennon brings no peace, but discord at European Union summit

May insisted to proceed with the negotiations schedule despite facing increasing calls to step down following a dismal performance in the June 8 election, which cost her party its narrow majority in P...

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Trump's Cuba Policy Calls For Tightening Of Trade, Travel Restrictions

Trump's Cuba Policy Calls For Tightening Of Trade, Travel Restrictions

Trump will also direct the secretaries of treasury and commerce to provide regulations that prohibit direct financial transactions with Cuban military intelligence and security services. "The best th...

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Gunman who shot congressman had no target in mind

Gunman who shot congressman had no target in mind

Scalise, No. 3 in the House of Representatives Republicanleadership, was shot in the hip and remains hospitalized. The hospital listed him in serious condition on Saturday, but showing signs of improv...

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GOP Senators Not Yet Ready To Support Health Care Bill

GOP Senators Not Yet Ready To Support Health Care Bill

Tax subsidies are reduced right out of the gate by changing the benchmark used from "second-lowest cost silver plan" to "applicable median cost benchmark plan". "If that weren't enough, it also allows...

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British PM´s promise on citizen rights sets up European Union clash

British PM´s promise on citizen rights sets up European Union clash

Both sides need an agreement to keep trade flowing between the world's biggest trading bloc and the fifth-largest global economy. But the result has left May humiliated and unsecure. His election, a...

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Pro-ISIS Rebels Storm School In Philippines, Students Held Hostage

Pro-ISIS Rebels Storm School In Philippines, Students Held Hostage

Earlier, a spokesman for the militant group said they had taken civilians to a safe place after a gunfight erupted with troops and did not intend to hold them. At least 258 bandits, 65 soldiers and po...

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24-hour suspension proposed in Columbus officer head-kick case

24-hour suspension proposed in Columbus officer head-kick case

According to Raw Story , on Wednesday, the Columbus Police Department revealed that Chief of Police Kim Jacobs recommended the 24-hour suspension for Rosen. A spokesman for the Fraternal Order of Po...

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Mourners gather for U.S. student jailed by N Korea

North Korea returned Mr Warmbier (22) to the USA last week, saying he had been in a coma for a year and that it was acting on humanitarian grounds. Andrew Kraner, 25, who knew Warmbier from school ...

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Gorkhas in Mumbai express solidarity with statehood stir, criticise West Bengal govt

Gorkhas in Mumbai express solidarity with statehood stir, criticise West Bengal govt

Apart from the Trinamul Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Bahujan Samaj Party ( BSP ) and top officials from the majority of the development boards in the Hills attended the meeting. Chat...

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US Republicans unveil Senate health bill, but lack votes to pass it

This bill is better designed than the House version , according to Avik Roy , founder of the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity, because it offers more help to older people who can't affor...

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ISIS gunmen storm school taking several hostages

ISIS gunmen storm school taking several hostages

Gunmen from the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters manoeuvred to attack troop and militiamen outposts but were repelled by government forces early Wednesday, prompting them to seize villagers as hu...

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US Warplane Shoots Down Armed Drone in Syria

US Warplane Shoots Down Armed Drone in Syria

American officials say the Syrian jet dropped bombs near US -backed forces fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant - a claim the Syrian government and Russian Federation both dispute. Th...

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