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GOP declares war with health care vote

The House passed the Republican ObamaCare replacement plan, dubbed the American Health Care Act, earlier this month. "I urge Republicans in the Senate to reject this disastrous bill and work with De...

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Senate to Start Drafting Health Care Bill Despite Policy Debates

Not just those under Medicaid , which would include by and large a lot of people in nursing homes, Moms and Dads, Grandmothers, Grandfathers, but also that we're talking about increasing the cost of ...

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Texas Senate Revives School Finance, Vouchers Bill

For many of us, and especially for me, this was a compromise. "It's a little unconventional and not a normal process, but I think it's very helpful for the governor to go around the various entities...

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GOP plans to cut health benefits

For months, President Trump , House Speaker Paul Ryan, and other GOP leaders have promised not only to repeal Obamacare but to replace it with something that will lower premiums, increase access, and...

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NC Lawmakers, GOP Respond to SCOTUS Gerrymandering Decision

Reverend William Barber, the president of the North Carolina NAACP - who is leaving that post shortly to revive Dr. Martin Luther King's Poor People's Campaign - said that the ruling shows that ...

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US President Trump Characterizes G7 Summit in Italy as 'Tremendously Productive'

Other G-7 nations leaned heavily on Trump to stay in the deal, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel saying "we put forward very many arguments". While Trump is demanding that the world's wealthi...

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French PM swerves out of Trump's way to meet Merkel first

As Macron approached a group of leaders leaving North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters, Trump stretched out his hands in greeting, but was completely ignored by the new French president, wh...

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Saudi Arabia: 'We will continue to judge Iran based on its actions'

Saudi Arabia: 'We will continue to judge Iran based on its actions'

In video from the event, Tillerson, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and the president can all be seen chanting and swaying with the music during the traditional men's dance known as the ardha, accordin...

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Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Begins

The case has attracted worldwide publicity the judge hopes to shield from jurors when the trial starts June 5 in suburban Philadelphia. Thirteen years after a Temple University basketball team manag...

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In reversal, radio host Alex Jones apologizes to Chobani

In reversal, radio host Alex Jones apologizes to Chobani

In a statement at the end of one of his broadcasts, Mr. Jones said: "During the week of April 10, 2017, certain statements were made on the InfoWars Twitter feed and YouTube channel regarding Choban...

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Senate Republicans could preserve one of Trumpcare's deadliest provisions

Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, said they don't want that. Perhaps it is unwise to accept without question everything the CBO has to say . "A large portion of the civilians that we serve in mental...

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All eyes on Jared Kushner as Russian Federation story takes a "backchannel" turn

Reuters corroborated the allegation in its own report late Friday and added that Mr. Kushner had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with Mr. Mr. Kislyak discussed the proposal with hi...

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You were my guy, Trump told Macron, French official says

You were my guy, Trump told Macron, French official says

The two world leaders got seemingly stuck in a handshake - possibly the most awkward in history - for nearly 10 seconds when they met in Brussels ahead of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summ...

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Key GOP senators slam House Obamacare replacement after CBO report

Republicans trying to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law are grappling with a hard lesson that vexed him: Quality health insurance isn't cheap, especially if it protect...

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G7 leaders divided on climate change

The U.S. broke from the other six nations in a joint statement issued at the summit's conclusion, saying America is reviewing its climate policies while the other G-7 members remain committed to the ...

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Newark Airport all clear after evacuation due to pressure cooker

Newark Airport all clear after evacuation due to pressure cooker

The item was found at Terminal A on level 3, according to Port Authority police spokesman Joe Pentangelo. This is the second incident this week as Newark Liberty International Airport was temporar...

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Florida State beats Duke 5-1, advances to ACC title game

Florida State beats Duke 5-1, advances to ACC title game

He's throwing the ball well in the outfield, so, certainly, he could play into it". The support was more than enough for U.Va. starter Daniel Lynch (Douglas Freeman), who tamed Clemson (39-19) for t...

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Kushner proposed secret communications with Russian Federation

Michael Flynn , President Trump's former National Security Adviser, also attended the meeting . In response to the controversy over the sudden firing of Comey, and over the contents of the memo...

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Trump holds off climate change pact, will make decision 'next week'

Conservative daily The Washington Times said Mr Trump "neared the end of his first foreign trip Thursday by largely fulfilling a transformative agenda that was more ambitious than anything Mr Obam...

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Next for Montana's new congressman

Next for Montana's new congressman

Libertarian Mark Wicks was the third candidate in the race. The technology entrepreneur unsuccessfully ran for governor past year, and many political insiders in Montana expect him to make a second bi...

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British Airways cancels all flights from London

It didn't say what was causing the problem but said there was no evidence of a cyberattack. Bill Curtis, senior vice president and chief scientist at CAST, said: "Airline computers juggle multiple s...

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The top awkward body language moments from Trump's first trip overseas

The top awkward body language moments from Trump's first trip overseas

Donald Trump got a second chance to try his favorite alpha male move on Emmanuel Macron ahead of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. In the first of many odd Trump moments on Thursday,...

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Zbigniew Brzezinski, ex-aide to former US President Jimmy Carter, dies

President Lyndon Johnson from 1966 to 1968 and was Carter's national security adviser from 1977 to 1981. (The hostages were finally released on the day Ronald Reagan became president.) But Brzezin...

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Trump 'evolving' on climate action

Trump 'evolving' on climate action

As Trump spoke, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Marcon, stood in awkward silence. Trump and Trudeau also discu...

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Jared Kushner 'discussed setting up secret communications with Russia'

Jared Kushner 'discussed setting up secret communications with Russia'

Points of focus that pertain to Kushner include: the Trump campaign's 2016 data analytics operation; his relationship with former national security adviser Michael Flynn; and Kushner's own contact...

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G7 communique acknowledges split with USA on climate

But in Europe, Trump has faced a far cooler reception and has been eager to go on the offensive. He solemnly laid a wreath at a Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, had an audience with the pope at the V...

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Wisconsin senator reacts to healthcare CBO report

In some regions, people with pre-existing medical conditions and others who were seriously ill " would ultimately be unable to purchase " robust coverage at premiums comparable to today's prices, ...

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Trump's First G7 Summit Gets Down To Work In Sicily

Both US and European Union officials confirmed the outspoken president had raised the auto trade issue but sought to play down the language used, as Trump shared friendly words with German Chancel...

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New Analysis of Health Care Law Affirms Increases in Hunger, Poverty

New Analysis of Health Care Law Affirms Increases in Hunger, Poverty

That is the blunt assessment of Carol Keehan, D.C., the president and chief executive officer of the Catholic Health Association of the United States. Republican senators have been meeting for weeks t...

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G7 Leaders Gather for Talks on Trade, Climate and Security

However, the United States remained isolated from the other six G7 nations over climate change, demanding more time to decide whether to honour its commitments to reduce carbon emissions under the 2...

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