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House Freedom Caucus racks up a defeat

The former SC governor, who had been mentioned as a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2012, was alluding in the meeting to an extramarital affair that led to his resignation as chairman of...

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Why the House put off its vote on Trumpcare

Why the House put off its vote on Trumpcare

President Donald Trump is now pointing the finger at an ultra-conservative Republican faction in the House for the GOP failure to rally a vote on House speaker Paul Ryan's American Healthcare Act, scu...

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Pro-China Carrie Lam becomes Hong Kong's 1st woman leader

Lam has been dismissed by pro-democracy activists as a Beijing puppet after promoting the Beijing-backed political reform package that sparked 2014's Umbrella Movement rallies that called for comple...

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Reverify users with Aadhar based eKYC: DoT

Reverify users with Aadhar based eKYC: DoT

This means an approximate population of 1.1 billion telecom subscribers in India will have to go through a fresh verification exercise based on their Aadhaar. For Aadhaar based Verification, the tel...

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French president François Hollande denounces rival's claims of dirty tricks

Marine Le Pen, the leader of the far-right National Front, is in second place at 4.5 (22.2%), suggesting that there are still people who think that she has a reasonable chance of winning. The fake job...

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Nightclub shooting in Ohio

Nightclub shooting in Ohio

Authorities investigating the shooting at Cameo nightclub in Cincinnati do not believe it to be a terrorist attack, according to a tweet from Cincinnati Assistant Police Chief Paul Neudigate . ...

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Dispute between groups at Cincinnati nightclub ended in mass shooting, officials say

Dispute between groups at Cincinnati nightclub ended in mass shooting, officials say

They've been terrorized with gun violence. "But just a lot of chaos , obviously, when the shots went off-people just trying to get out of the way, get out of harm's way". Numerous victims taken to ar...

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One Killed And 15 Injured in Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting

One Killed And 15 Injured in Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting

Cincinnati Police Sgt. Eric Franz initially said "multiple shooters" were involved, but Cincinnati Assistant Police Chief Paul Neudigate later said there was "only one reported shooter". We a...

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President Mukherjee urges global community to eradicate terrorism

President Mukherjee urges global community to eradicate terrorism

This must be a part of the future strategy as quoted by the President. President said Bangladesh followed an alternative development strategy by giving importance of human development and producing ...

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56% disapprove of Republican health care bill

56% disapprove of Republican health care bill

The joke, which appears to make light of the fact that as a man he doesn't need the breast-screening test, came just hours before the House is slated to vote on Republicans' plan to repeal and replace...

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SC advances to first Elite Eight in program history

FAMILIARITY: Gamecocks coach Frank Martin left Kansas State to take over in Columbia, South Carolina, in 2012. The SEC squad has relied on an unreal display of offensive efficiency; during conferen...

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29 inmates tunnel out of northern Mexico prison

Authorities in the northern border state of Tamaulipas say the fight followed a riot and mass escape at the facility. On Friday, prison officers stormed the yard and demolished the shacks, discoveri...

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Thousands march in London against looming Brexit

Thousands march in London against looming Brexit

Lib Dem former deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, Labour MP David Lammy and Green co-leader Jonathan Bartley are also expected to address the rally. Another simply said "Happy Birthday EU" in a refer...

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Scotland 1 Slovenia 0: Late Martin victor eases pressure on Strachan

Strachan himself was likely spared by Martin's victor, with the Scotland boss given more time in the job, at least until the home qualifier against England. Griffiths strikes the woodwork for the se...

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Pete King: Freedom Caucus to blame for failed healthcare bill

However, Ryan, who had been leading the effort on behalf of Trump, could not muster the majority 215 votes. Rather, they had high healthcare premiums or healthcare penalties growing and they wanted it...

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Hong Kong set to get new leader as anointed by Beijing

Pro-democracy activists hung a yellow banner with the words "I want genuine universal suffrage" on Hong Kong's famous Lion Rock mountain peak on the morning of its small-circle chief executive ele...

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Borisov's pro-EU party beats Socialists in Bulgaria's snap election

Borisov's pro-EU party beats Socialists in Bulgaria's snap election

The most likely options facing him include coming up with a viable deal with the nationalist United Patriots coalition, and adding what remains of his erstwhile coalition partner from November 2014, t...

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Republican Meadows: Tax plan does not have to be revenue neutral

Republican Meadows: Tax plan does not have to be revenue neutral

Mulvaney delivered a similar message to House Republicans Thursday night, warning that Trump would turn to other priorities such as a tax overhaul if the health plan pushed by House Speaker Paul Ryan ...

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Hong Kong Elects First Female Chief Executive Ever

The results were contrary to the poll figures which showed Tsang as the more popular candidate between the two. Protests are expected by pro-democracy activists . On Friday, after greeting thousand...

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Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor wins Hong Kong chief executive election

Lam has spoken of unifying Hong Kong as one of her top priorities, but some expect her backing from Beijing to have the opposite effect. " Hong Kong , our home, is suffering from quite a lot of di...

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Christian Pulisic Is Not The Next Landon Donovan

Christian Pulisic Is Not The Next Landon Donovan

Howard had surgery on his right thigh in November after getting hurt in a World Cup qualifying loss to Mexico and being replaced in the 40th minute. "The last thing we're going to do is concern ours...

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3 reasons England's qualifier against Lithuania might actually be interesting

Despite the fact that the coach of the British, in my opinion, is not the best choice for the national team, and in the team, let's say that the game looks very raw, I think that this will not prevent...

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Drogheda asked to just switch off for 'Earth Hour'

Canadians across the country got a chance to take part in various activities during Earth Hour, including a choir performance by candlelight in Montreal , skating under the stars in Vancouver and a...

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Backed Forces Airdrop Behind Enemy Lines In Syria For First Time

Backed Forces Airdrop Behind Enemy Lines In Syria For First Time

About 75 to 80 percent of the forces were members of the Syrian Arab Coalition in the alliance, and the rest were from Syrian Democratic Forces, some of whom were Kurdish fighters, he said. "Seizing T...

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US Speaker Ryan dented by healthcare debacle, but keeps support

The vote on the American Health Care Act planned for Friday afternoon was scuttled minutes before it was to be held. Since 2009, the Republicans have campaigned in the elections of 2010, 2012, 2014,...

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China-backed Lam elected Hong Kong's first female leader

He bowed out in December but opposition democrats are concerned Ms Lam will carry on his pro-Beijing policies and will not defend Hong Kong's autonomy and core values. "As the chief executive, I hav...

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House pulls health care bill

House pulls health care bill

Vote yes and Democrats will use it against you. On the seventh anniversary of Obamacare's signing, Republicans delay voting on the American Health Care Act after leaders could not reach an agreement...

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Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor Wins Election of HK's 5th-term Chief Executive

Carrie Lam is congratulated by her husband and son after she won the election for Hong Kong's next Chief Executive in Hong Kong , China March 26, 2017. They said they would plan large-scale civil d...

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US general: coalition takes Iraq civilian deaths allegations seriously

US general: coalition takes Iraq civilian deaths allegations seriously

Some residents say a coalition air strike hit an explosive-filled truck, detonating a blast that collapsed buildings packed with families. A USA military air strike allegedly killed at least 100 civ...

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1 dead, more than a dozen injured in Cincinnati, Ohio nightclub shooting

1 dead, more than a dozen injured in Cincinnati, Ohio nightclub shooting

One person was killed and 15 others injured when gunfire broke out inside a crowded nightclub Sunday morning. Four off-duty police officers were working outside the club at the time. Cincinnati Pol...

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Northwest Lawmakers React To Health Care Bill Withdrawal

The back-and-forth over the Bill this week has led to some of the most volatile trading Wall Street has seen since Trump's election in November. "We all know there are problems in the health care ...

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After defeat, Trump promises great plan to replace Obamacare

After defeat, Trump promises great plan to replace Obamacare

For years, Republicans had vowed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, and now with the presidency and both houses of Congress, they appeared to be in a position to do so....

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Trump now blames conservative Republicans for healthcare failure

The director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) says he has no idea why he could not get his former colleagues in the House Freedom Caucus to support the GOP healthcare measures. "I think wh...

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Schumer blames failed healthcare bill on Trump's bullying

Schumer blames failed healthcare bill on Trump's bullying

Trump said "Obamacare was rammed down everyone's throats", and it was the Democrats who voted it in. That followed Trump's description to The Washington Post of what comes next. But Vice President...

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Yemenis protest on 2nd anniversary of Saudi intervention

Yemenis protest on 2nd anniversary of Saudi intervention

A man waves traditional daggers, or Jambiyas, as he attends a rally to mark two years of the military intervention by the Saudi-led coalition. Over 10,000 people have been killed and three million d...

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