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Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

These would include USD193 billion in cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), $21 billion from Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). President Trump's proposed budge...

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Manchester explosion: Ariana Grande's mother reportedly helps fans to safety

May said critical status means armed soldiers may be deployed instead of police at public events such as sports matches. Olivia's family had spent Tuesday frantically searching for her, hoping that ...

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South Korea fires warning shots at North Korea over 'unidentified flying object'

South Korea fires warning shots at North Korea over 'unidentified flying object'

North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) disclosed a photo on Monday showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un observing the test of a Pukguksong-2 medium-range ballistic missile carrie...

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Ariana Grande fans tremble as they recall Manchester attack

Grande was performing in Manchester during the European leg of a tour to promote her third album, " Dangerous Woman ", which also has her scheduled to visit London , Belgium, Poland, Germany, Switz...

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Candidates to lead UN health agency make pitches

Delegates, health ministers and other high-level envoys were deciding Tuesday between Tedros and Britain's Dr. David Nabarro , a United Nations veteran, to be the United Nations health agency's nex...

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Brennan says he had concerns about Russian contacts with Trump campaign

Brennan's call on 4 August with Bortnikov was mostly about Syria but he used the conversation to raise the issue of Russian interference. The former Central Intelligence Agency chief said his meetin...

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Pak lawyer in ICJ grilled by ill-informed people

Pak lawyer in ICJ grilled by ill-informed people

The ICJ order read: "Pakistan shall take all measures at its disposal to ensure that Jadhav is not executed pending the final decision in these proceedings". "The Attorney General has been invited to ...

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Residents told to leave as fire burns in Chelan County

Residents told to leave as fire burns in Chelan County

The Mobilization Plan is implemented to provide a process to quickly notify, assemble and deploy fire service personnel, equipment and other resources from around the state when fires, disasters or ot...

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Tories climb-down on social care policy

Tories climb-down on social care policy

She said: "I want to make a further point clear". This manifesto says that we will come forward with a consultation paper, a government green paper. With under three weeks to polling day, Mrs May an...

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Ethiopia's Tedros to be next leader of UN health agency

Welcoming the election of Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus , Dr Seth Berkley, CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance said Dr Tedros's work with Gavi as Ethiopia's Health Minister helped boost the proportion ...

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UK Raises Threat Level To 'Critical'; Attack 'May Be Imminent'

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said Tuesday that the U.S. government has yet to confirm this detail. The blast killed 22 people and wounded 59 others, with 12 of the wounded under t...

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Democrats criticize Trump budget plan

Democrats criticize Trump budget plan

Higher growth means lower deficits and Trump's plan folds in more than $2 trillion in unspecified deficit savings over the coming decade from "economic feedback" to promise balance. Sen. Pat Roberts...

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After Much Feuding Pope and Trump Will Meet

After Much Feuding Pope and Trump Will Meet

Earlier this month Francis told reporters he would be "sincere" with Trump despite their differences. The pontiff said last week he would "never make a judgment about a person without hearing him ...

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South Korea opens fire when it sees object

Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo. As recently as January a year ago, South Korean soldiers fired warning shots at a suspected North Korean dron...

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Chocolates may lower 'heart flutter' risk

Chocolates may lower 'heart flutter' risk

There are now 33 million people globally with atrial fibrillation , and one in four adults will suffer at some point during their lifetime. It is not clear exactly what causes the condition, and th...

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Ebola: Govt Calls for Vigilance as Deadly Virus Resurfaces in DR Congo

It said the health zone at Likati some 1,300 km from Kinshasa was very hard to access but stressed it was crucial to pinpoint who had had contact with those affected in order to nip the latest outbrea...

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GM has issued notice of retrenchment - NUMSA

GM has issued notice of retrenchment - NUMSA

The prospects for GM's Opel brand hangs in the balance as discussions with Opel's new owner Peugeot-Citroën are still on-going. General Motors South Africa president and managing director Ian Nich...

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The Celtics Pulled Off the NBA Upset of the Year

The Celtics Pulled Off the NBA Upset of the Year

It bounced off the rim five times and also off the backboard before Bradley's game-winner fell through the net. Like I said , he was excited with the way that we played. James accepted responsibility...

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Trump's Budget No Cause For Concern For Oklahoma DHS

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and fellow Capitol Hill Democrats Monday blasted massive social safety net cuts reportedly included in the Trump administration's FY 2018 budget . Se...

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Kim Jong-un Declares New Missile Combat Ready

According to North Korea's government media, Sunday's test shows that the Pukguksong-2 is now ready to be "mass-produced". The solid-fuel Pukguksong-2 missile flew about 310 miles and reached a ...

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Ariana Grande Mom Helped Rush Fans to Safety

Witnesses said they saw bolts and other bits of metal, indicating the bomb may have contained shrapnel meant to maximize injury and death. "It was carnage. Oasis singer Liam Gallagher tweeted that...

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Warwick district council pay respects to victims of Manchester attack

Warwick district council pay respects to victims of Manchester attack

After running to what they felt was a safer spot, Baldwin and the two girls turned around and saw "floods" of people streaming from the arena. The shopping centre reopened soon afterward, a Reuters ...

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Young girls confirmed dead in Manchester concert attack

The wounded included 12 children under age 16, hospital officials said. He added: "The thought that anyone could go out to a concert and not come home is heartbreaking". The head teacher of the Tarl...

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Programs that help poor Kentuckians face big cuts under Trump's budget plan

The budget leaves Medicare spending untouched. Trump would keep campaign pledges to leave core Medicare and Social Security benefits for the elderly alone but that translated into even deeper cuts...

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Lab tests ongoing in California botulism case

We are aware of the isolated botulism outbreak connected to a gas station in Walnut Grove, California, and are praying for the individuals battling the illness and their families . In about 3 to 5 per...

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Suspect ID'd in Manchester attack that killed 22, injured 59

There are at least 59 people injured following the attack. "There was a lot of homeless people that stayed there and helped", the man said. The city's regional government and its mayor, Andy B...

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Congress balks at Trump budget that targets Medicaid, pensions

When Obama became president in 2009, the economy was stuck in the Great Recession. It would then settle into an average growth rate of 2.6 percent starting in 2015. The proposed elimination of the 21s...

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Doctors issue caffeine warning following death of student

Davis Allen Cripe , from SC in the U.S., collapsed during class after drinking a cafe latte, a large Diet Mountain Dew and an energy drink within a two-hour period. Watts made the announcement durin...

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Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway

Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway

Highway 1 is closed south of Big Sur State Park in Monterey County after a landslide decimated the road. The state already had closed that part of Highway 1 to fix buckled pavement and remove debris...

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Trump's $4.1T budget relies on deep cuts

Trump's $4.1T budget relies on deep cuts

There are no cuts to Medicare or core Social Security benefits, though the budget would tighten access to the Social Security disability program. In addition to the cuts, the proposal, set to be d...

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