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  • Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

    Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

    His comments also seemed to undercut efforts by Senate conservatives to include restrictions in their chamber's bill, such as cutting the Medicaid health care program for the poor and limiting the services insurers must cover. Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland) tweeted . In an embarrassing retreat, Ryan had to abruptly cancel a March vote on the House measure after a revolt by Republican conservatives and moderates that would have ensured its defeat.

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  • Dennis Rodman's On His Way Back To North Korea

    Dennis Rodman's On His Way Back To North Korea

    According to Rodman , the objective of this trip is "to open a door" between the United States and North Korea. "He's smart in many ways, he's very street wise". Madeleine Albright, the US Secretary of State under President Bill Clinton, brought the older Kim a basketball autographed by Michael Jordan during a visit in 2000.

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  • Death toll in Bangladesh landslides rises to 132

    Death toll in Bangladesh landslides rises to 132

    The death toll could rise further as rescuers search for bodies and many people are still missing, he said. Army troopers were among the dead in Rangamati , where many homes were buried in mud, said Golam Mostafa, a rescuer in the fire department.

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  • Tim Farron quits as Lib Dem leader

    Tim Farron quits as Lib Dem leader

    Mr Farron, who is an evangelical Christian, spent weeks dodging questions about whether he thinks gay sex is a sin before ultimately saying he does not . During the campaign, Mr Farron faced repeated questions about views on homosexuality and abortion. Farron emerged three months later as the victor of the party's leadership contest.

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  • 'Will not be silenced': Sen. Kamala Harris interrupted by male colleagues again

    Sen. Kamala Harris , D-Calif., has only been in the Senate for a few months, but she's already showing her disrespect for the institution - and and lack of just normal human courtesy - and her inflated sense of self-importance. While delivering a steady stream of questions to Sessions about the Trump administration colluding with Russia, Harris was instructed by McCain - who can be heard off camera - to let Sessions answer the question.

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  • Suspected NKorea drone photographed US missile-defense site

    Suspected NKorea drone photographed US missile-defense site

    North Korea on Saturday boasted that it is "not for away" from testing an intercontinental ballistic missile. The war of words between North Korea and President Donald Trump has escalated, with Pyongyang calling out Trump by name and threatening to soon test an intercontinental ballistic missile ( ICBM ) "capable of precisely striking any place of the USA mainland".

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  • Number of Britons seeking German citizenship quadruples

    Brexit Secretary David Davis said British Prime Minister Theresa May was not sobbing over last week's failed election gamble when he met her after the vote, Davis said on Monday. The second largest group was from Poland, with 6,632. That uncertainty over the future status of British nationals living and working in other European Union countries has been increased by Theresa May's election debacle that cost her party its majority and left her weakened just days before Brexit talks are due to ...

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  • Senate GOP, Dems agree on new sanctions on Russia

    The proposal also includes targeted sanctions against individuals engaged in corrupt activities and/or human rights abuses. The House would then have to approve it before it goes to Trump. "I think we're there". When asked whether the White House supports the measure, Corker hesitated, noting that "I have to believe that the administration has to at least strongly consider supporting this".

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  • Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

    Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

    Sessions did not recuse himself until March 2 - nearly one month after he became attorney general - when it was revealed that he had met with Kislyak at least twice in 2016. Several lawmakers, especially Democrats asked the leaders of the committee to insist it be open to the public and the press. CNN reported last week that former FBI Director James Comey told senators in a closed session that Sessions might have met with Kislyak a third time .

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  • Dennis Rodman to meet his 'old friend' Kim Jong Un

    Dennis Rodman to meet his 'old friend' Kim Jong Un

    CNN reported Rodman was in Beijing, his expected departure point for a flight to the North Korean capital. It was supposedly a birthday gift for Kim who's said to be a big basketball fan. "To me he is just a normal guy". But he recalled how Kim said if Rodman did something for him, he could do something for Rodman. Dennis Rodman , of all people.

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  • Agent of Jaap Stam rules out Leeds United job

    Agent of Jaap Stam rules out Leeds United job

    While clarity and leadership on the national political stage remains a bit of a moot point, Monk and the Boro hierarchy have clearly found a meeting of minds in the footballing realm. "The clarity of that is what appeals most". The 38-year-old former Swansea and Leeds boss will be unveiled at a press conference on Monday after agreeing to take over as Aitor Karanka's replacement.

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  • Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo to make major announcements at E3

    Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo to make major announcements at E3

    It remains to be seen if the Xbox One S price drop is only for a limited time. "If Project Scorpio pricing is below $400 - although Microsoft's profit margin targets makes this significantly less likely, its share of overall Xbox One sales will edge up as the differential between the Xbox One S and Project Scorpio narrows".

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  • South Korea leader warns North Korea after latest missile launch

    On May 27, North Korea conducted a surface-to-air guided missile test , believed to be a KN-06. The new tests came a day after South Korea suspended deployment of a controversial U.S. Chung's remarks followed the end of a special probe by the presidential office, which concluded the country's defense ministry had sought to keep the United States missile shield safe from a full-blown environmental impact assessment, which would have taken months before its deployment could begin.

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  • Indian minister hopes USA could rethink over decision on Paris deal

    Indian minister hopes USA could rethink over decision on Paris deal

    Now that it's actually happened, what should those of us working in AD and the low-carbon sector more broadly make of it? Trump announced last week he was withdrawing the USA from the Paris accord, saying it was bad for his country and its economy but kept the door open for a "new transaction" on terms that are fair to America.

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  • 12-year-old helps deliver baby brother in Mississippi

    12-year-old helps deliver baby brother in Mississippi

    That's when Dr. Wolfe asked Dellapena to step in and help deliver the baby. The doctor helped Jacee through the entire process and even let her cut the umbilical cord. Dede, who was discharged from hospital yesterday, added: "Seeing the emotions on her face, it made me cry". Carraway said her daughter suited up and was ready to go.

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  • Police on Amsterdam car incident: No indication of attack

    Police on Amsterdam car incident: No indication of attack

    Pictures taken at the scene show the area cordoned off and police said the driver has been arrested. 'Of course we are carrying out further inquiries to rule out anything else, ' the spokesman told reporters. The auto driver then drove away with high speed across the Stationsplein square in front of the station, hitting several people and crashing to the subway entrance wall.

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