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Million More Uninsured Under Senate Health Care Bill, CBO Says

Million More Uninsured Under Senate Health Care Bill, CBO Says The aide who is familiar with the plan did not provide details of the changes that are in the works for the legislation, which was unveiled last week and immediately criticized by both conservatives and moderates Republicans. An updated version was released on Monday . Under the Republican plan, though, insurers might withdraw from some rural parts of the country, because they'd have too few cu... [Full Article...]

Olympics-N.Korea dismiss Moon call for united Pyeongchang team

If this situation wasn't hard enough, it may be about to get even worse. For Moon , analysts say pursuing such an approach has been made more complicated by last week's death of American student Otto Warmbier, who had been jailed by the North. [Full Article...]

57 dead in US-led strikes on IS Syria prison: monitor

57 dead in US-led strikes on IS Syria prison: monitor A US Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle flying over northern Iraq in 2014. "If someone comes to us, bombards us, pulls us over, then we'll do what we have to do, in application of the principle of self-defence", said Mr Mattis. Such hotlines will only grow in importance as the coalition pursues IS fighters into the Euphrates River Valley following their assumed defeat in their stronghold Raqa, as pro-... [Full Article...]

New Poll Shows US Global Reputation Falling Under Trump

New Poll Shows US Global Reputation Falling Under Trump Slightly more Europeans now view the United States unfavorably under President Donald Trump than favorably, according to a survey of public attitudes in three dozen countries that comes as Trump prepares for a return visit to the continent early next month. [Full Article...]

Simon's unbelievable escape after being hit by bus

Simon's unbelievable escape after being hit by bus His head was thrown back by the impact, shattering the vehicle's windscreen, but moments later he got up, seemingly unharmed. Daniel Fraifeld, 50, who co-owns the Purple Turtle bar, said: 'I think he [Simon] pretty much got up, brushed himself down and then an ambulance came and took him to be checked. [Full Article...]

Lacking votes, Senate Republicans cancel vote on Trumpcare

Lacking votes, Senate Republicans cancel vote on Trumpcare Collins tweeted . "CBO analysis shows Senate bill won't do it". The CBO report wasn't all bad news for McConnell. Hours earlier Tuesday, second-ranking Republican John Cornyn insisted to reporters that "we're gonna vote, we're gonna pass it" this week. [Full Article...]

Turkish FM, economy minister to visit Qatar amid diplomatic row

Turkish FM, economy minister to visit Qatar amid diplomatic row The sale seeks to increase security cooperation between the U.S. and Qatar , the Pentagon said in a statement Wednesday. Authorities in Bahrain have detained a man for social media comments critical of the push to isolate Qatar, the first such arrest by the Saudi-led alliance as it seeks to suppress domestic dissent over its actions. [Full Article...]

Sean Spicer: Trump's 'Tapes' Tweet Made Comey 'Tell The Truth'

The president first mentioned the possibility of recordings in May after reports surfaced that Comey felt uncomfortable in his meetings with the president. The subcommittee is examining what US intelligence agencies say was a Russian campaign of influence was meant to boost Donald Trump's chances of winning the 2016 presidential election. [Full Article...]

May calls for major investigation of cladding

Mrs May told the weekly cabinet meeting there would have to be a major national investigation into what had gone wrong when cladding which is failing tests was fitted on buildings across the country over a number of decades. He was found dead on the 13th floor of the building. They said in a statement: "Isaac our beloved son was taken from us when he was only five years old". [Full Article...]

Macron invites Trump to Bastille Day to honor US WWI troops

Macron invites Trump to Bastille Day to honor US WWI troops The statement, which Macron has made before, is also used as a hashtag and title of an upcoming project. The official says the White House is examining the feasibility of a Paris visit. "I do think it's an actual mistake, both for the U.S. and for the planet", Macron said, according to The Post's Peter W. Stevenson. "I can get back to you". [Full Article...]

Grenfell Tower Fire: Police say blaze started in a refrigerator

Grenfell Tower Fire: Police say blaze started in a refrigerator The Grenfell Tower fire is believed to have been started by a Hotpoint fridge freezer. Arun District Council said it would be carrying out safety tests in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire in which more than 79 people are believed to have died. [Full Article...]

Trump eager to meet President Putin at Germany summit, US officials wary

Trump eager to meet President Putin at Germany summit, US officials wary Clinton has said the steady drumbeat of information about the emails was one reason she eventually lost the election, although national surveys had indicated she would win. Both Russian and United States administrations have repeatedly said that the two leaders might meet on the sidelines of G20 but no confirmation for such a meeting has ever been announced . [Full Article...]

German city evacuates tower block containing flammable materials

The Arconic spokesman said the company "will continue to fully support the authorities as they investigate this tragedy". BERLIN (AP) - A western German city decided Tuesday to evacuate an 11-story apartment block because of concerns over exterior insulation similar to that of London's Grenfell Tower. [Full Article...]

Trump Gov't May Put Seoul at Risk to Protect US — FT

Like former presidents Kim Dae-jung (the first opposition candidate elected after democratization, 1998-2003) and Roh Moo-hyun (who succeeded Kim Dae-jung and served from 2003-2008), Moon was an active participant in the student movement against the authoritarian government and the Yushin Constitution and later a human rights attorney. [Full Article...]

57 dead in US-led air strikes on IS prison in Syria

57 dead in US-led air strikes on IS prison in Syria The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights earlier said dozens of people had been killed on Monday in al-Mayadeen in an air strike believed to have been carried out by the coalition on an Islamic Sate prison. About 15 of those killed in Tuesday's strike were said to have been ISIS militants, but even they could have been prisoners of the group - accused of treason or any of the other myriad offen... [Full Article...]

Celebrations in Colombia as FARC disarmament completed

Celebrations in Colombia as FARC disarmament completed In what is being proclaimed as a sweeping step towards fulfilling last year's peace agreement, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has met a critical condition in the deal by handing over all of their deadly arms to United Nations monitors. [Full Article...]

Germany slams Saudi Arabia's 'provocative' demands on Qatar

Germany slams Saudi Arabia's 'provocative' demands on Qatar USA law requires the State Department to notify Congress 30 days before it sells major military equipment. "For these reasons, before we provide any further clearances during the informal review period on sales of lethal military equipment to the [Gulf Cooperation Council] states, we need a better understanding of the path to resolve the current dispute and reunify the GCC", wrote the Republic... [Full Article...]

Key US Republican threatens to block arms to Gulf

While the Qatari Foreign Ministry has yet to issue an official reply, the director of the government's communications office, Sheikh Saif Al-Thani, called the Gulf States' demands " unrealistic " and said they were aimed at limiting Qatar's sovereignty . [Full Article...]

Governor to veto North Carolina budget; override likely

Governor to veto North Carolina budget; override likely The two-year deal gives raises to teachers, state employees and retirees next year, but puts off income tax breaks until 2019. They say Cooper will be held accountable for failing to accept a budget that includes many ideas he promoted. Some of his demands would derail the one-rate system that Republicans first passed with their 2013 tax overhaul. Cooper said there were some positive items in th... [Full Article...]

Trump's travel ban: What they are saying about the Supreme Court decision

Trump's travel ban: What they are saying about the Supreme Court decision With the exception of expressing disappointment over the USA decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, the Liberals have avoided directly criticizing Trump's policies, striving instead to find common ground on stimulating economic growth in both countries. [Full Article...]


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