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This is what you get, Mr. Speaker

This is what you get, Mr. Speaker

Unfortunately, Speaker Ryan, in the grand tradition of the skilled diplomats and expert negotiators who previously occupied his seat, has already declared that exploring bipartisan compromise will not...

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Emmanuel Macron Wins French Presidential Debate

Le Pen and Macron shared the stage in the TF1 debate with the candidates now in third and fourth place, Francois Fillon of the right and Benoit Hamon of the left, along with the fifth-place Communist-...

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Trump allies say they're active but were MIA on health care

Additionally, Rep. Mark Sanford of SC, a Freedom Caucus member, said Mr. Trump threatened to support a primary challenger to run against him in next year's elections, according to Reid. The Wall...

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Texas church bus crash: NTSB wants to interview truck driver

A group of senior citizens were on the bus that was returning from an annual spring retreat when they were involved in the head-on collision. "I started praying", Timmerman said. Of the 14 passengers,...

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Martin Mcguinness and the Comparative Struggles of Northern Ireland and South Africa

Martin Mcguinness and the Comparative Struggles of Northern Ireland and South Africa

LAUDED by some as a Mandela-like figure, Martin McGuinness made the journey from IRA warlord to shaking hands with the Queen as a man of peace. The Springfield Democrat added that while McGuinness w...

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Find bipartisan fix for Obamacare flaws

And making those changes won't be easy in this environment; don't expect even one Democrat vote for them in either the House or Senate. The Affordable Care Act has helped expand insurance to 20 mill...

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IS fight the focus on Tillerson Turkey visit

The PKK attacks in Turkey previous year remind us of how close to home the threat of attack is for the Turkish people. In October, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters that the YPG were ...

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House intelligence panel chair cancels public session on Russia

But Schiff said there was no reason to cancel a public hearing to take more testimony from Comey and Rogers and that the two directors were available at other times. However, if there is foreign int...

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London attacker 'Khalid Masood': A 'nice guy' turned extremist

Searches at three addresses are continuing. The police identified the attacker as Khalid Masood, who had used a number of aliases during his life and was originally named Adrian Russell Ajao . The ...

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Tillerson gets ovation at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation for unambiguous USA support against Russian Federation

Estonia is well above the 2 percent spending mark, one of only five countries at present. The US had previously caused worry among North Atlantic Treaty Organisation circles after Trump questioned t...

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North Korea missile launch attempt fails, US, South Korea say

North Korea missile launch attempt fails, US, South Korea say

United States defense officials told CNN the engine could be used for a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile. South Korea's Kim and the U.S.'s Yun agreed that all countries including Chin...

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Syrian missile fired at Israeli jets is intercepted

Syrian missile fired at Israeli jets is intercepted

Israeli officials did confirm that their planes withdraw when Syria fired the anti-aircraft missiles, but never publicly said what was targeted. At least one of the missiles was intercepted midair...

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Kushner retains scores of real estate holdings while in WH

Kushner retains scores of real estate holdings while in WH

Defying all logic and reason, Ivanka Trump has secured her own office in the West Wing. The president soon saw to that, this week appointing his daughter (whose work experience includes featuring ...

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Malaysia will not sever ties with North Korea, prime minister says

The three men had arrived in Pyongyang on Friday via Beijing along with the body of Kim Jong Nam, who was poisoned to death by the VX nerve agent at a Kuala Lumpur airport on February 13, in an auda...

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White House Opens Door to Democrats in Wake of Health Bill Failure

In his March 20 speech in Louisville, for example, Trump not only did not frame Obamacare as a jobs and wages issue, he didn't even try very hard to portray it as a cost-of-living issue, offering on...

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Israel Detains US-Israeli Teen Over Jewish Center Bomb Threats

Israel Detains US-Israeli Teen Over Jewish Center Bomb Threats

According to police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld, the suspect used "advance camouflage technologies " to contact different countries to make the threats - calls that were made in the confines of his bed...

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Israel approves first new West Bank settlement in 25 years

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced Israel will establish a brand new settlement in the heart of the West Bank, prompting criticism from the United Nations and Palestinian leader...

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UK Plans to Convert EU Laws Into Domestic Law Post-Brexit

The EU said that no trade deal can be agreed on before Brexit takes effect. Tusk said he would meet with British Prime Minister Theresa May in London before an April 29 summit in Brussels. Europ...

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After Nigerians, Kenyan woman attacked in Greater Noida

After Nigerians, Kenyan woman attacked in Greater Noida

While in order to build trust among resident Africans, the senior police officers took out a flag march from Kasna police station to various parts of Greater Noida. "Everybody is indoors. But the prob...

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Brazil becomes first team to qualify, Argentina struggles

Messi will also miss qualifiers in Uruguay on August 31, at home to Venezuela on September 5 and against Peru on October 5. Argentina had been rocked just hours before kick-off after confirmat...

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Judge approves release of jailed Seattle-area 'dreamer'

Judge approves release of jailed Seattle-area 'dreamer'

Court documents filed in earlier in March reports Ramirez had a "gang tattoo" on his forearm, but his lawyers said the agents misidentified it. The attorney added: "We're thrilled he's getting out o...

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Udall will vote against Gorsuch, says should need 60 votes

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has suggested that Democrats would attempt to delay the Gorsuch nomination because of the FBI investigation into potential connections between the Trump c...

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Coal still an energy factor in U.S.

Trump said Tuesday while surrounded by coal industry executives. Upon seeing that Exxon, an oil company, urged for Trump , the president, to commit to lower the country's emissions, Sanders tw...

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'Syrian people will choose Assad's fate,' says Tillerson in Turkey

Tillerson's visit comes less than three weeks ahead of a referendum at which Erdogan is seeking constitutional change to boost his powers, a move which his opponents and some European allies fear will...

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South Korean supporters of arrested ex-president to protest

Prosecutors accuse Park of colluding with a confidante to extort from big businesses, take a bribe from one of the companies and commit other wrongdoing. If convicted she could face more than 10...

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Manohar Parrikar should thank Nitin Gadkari for aggressive MLA buying: Digvijaya Singh

Manohar Parrikar should thank Nitin Gadkari for aggressive MLA buying: Digvijaya Singh

Digvijay Singh has given notice for a substantive motion to discuss in the House the conduct of Goa Governor Mridula Sinha, which is now pending for two weeks. " He kept roaming there and we succeeded...

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Highlights of Wednesday's National Basketball Association games

Russell Westbrook returned to complete a triple double, 38 of the season in his particular account, only to three of equaling the mark of Oscar Robertson . He also ended up with 13 rebounds and 10 a...

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Kim Jong Nam: Corpse arrives in Pyongyang

McCain called Kim a "crazy fat kid", in a recent interview with Greta Van Susteren, resulting in North Korea issuing a statement through its state-run news service, the Korean Central News Agency, tha...

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Five family members killed in Snowdonia helicopter crash named by police

Five family members killed in Snowdonia helicopter crash named by police

He said: "The time parameters have changed, we want to hear from witness who might have seen anything between midday and one o'clock on Wednesday 29th March in the Trawsfynydd area, specifically to th...

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United Kingdom publishes White Paper to replace European Union law post-Brexit

The second can only begin once the parties have made "sufficient progress" on the first, said Tusk , but both phases can take place within the two-year period set for the negotiations. British Fore...

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Pope Francis calls for European solidarity ahead of Rome summit

Pope Francis calls for European solidarity ahead of Rome summit

Under heavy security as the Italian capital braced for anti-EU protests later in the day and the risk of attacks such as that by an Islamic State follower in London last week, the 27 national leaders ...

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'Beijing not seeking to militarise South China Sea'

'Beijing not seeking to militarise South China Sea'

Red is a lucky colour in China, so it bodes well that the Chinese premier will watch the AFL Sydney Swans take to the field during his official visit to Australia. China is Australia's largest trading...

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'Angel of Death' serial killer badly beaten in Ohio prison

He was serving four life sentences after his 1987 conviction for the murders of 25 people, a lot of them at Drake Hospital in Cincinnati. Harvey admitted he had killed three dozen hospital patients in...

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Europe looks ahead to 'damage control' Brexit talks

European Council President Donald Tusk said he will propose the draft negotiating guidelines to the leaders of the 27 countries that will remain in the EU when Britain leaves. Prime Minister There...

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Gregor Townsend aware of challenge facing Glasgow when they take on Saracens

But, to rub salt in what would no doubt already be painful wounds, Maitland would then have to deal with the inevitable series of text messages coming through from his worldwide team-mates. 'If I make...

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