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McKinley, Johnson among those in favor of health care bill

McKinley, Johnson among those in favor of health care bill

The measure now heads to the Senate, where many observers say it will have a tough time getting through. Some analysts predict that the Senate will be ready to vote on its bill by summertime...

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A massive step - Cahill, Hazard confident on Chelsea's title charge

A massive step - Cahill, Hazard confident on Chelsea's title charge

Belgian forward Hazard played a decisive role in the match, coming on as a substitute and then going on to score their third goal in the 75th minute. 'I continue to repeat this concept and it's impo...

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France Just Passed Strict Laws Against Retouched Ads and Too-Thin Models

France Just Passed Strict Laws Against Retouched Ads and Too-Thin Models

A law in France banning the use of unhealthily thin fashion models comes into effect today in an attempt to fight eating disorders and negative perceptions of beauty. A further measure, to come into f...

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Syria ceasefire in four zones to start Saturday

Mohammed Rasheed, spokesperson for Jaish al-Nasr, confirmed to Zamn al-Wasl that fighting had taken place in Hama where the rebel group operates. Osama Abo Zayd, a spokesman for the Syrian military ...

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Trump transition raised flags about Flynn Russia contacts

A request from Donald Trump's transition team stands out as an early warning about ties between the president-elect's choice for national security adviser, Mike Flynn, and a top Russian official. The ...

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French Election: What you need to know ahead of the election

Mr Macron's party En Marche! said the documents only showed the normal functioning of a presidential campaign but that authentic documents had been mixed on social media with fake ones to sow "doubt...

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SNP win the Scottish council elections

SNP win the Scottish council elections

But then Tories should beware of making their own mistakes when it comes to expectation management. But if voting patterns are similar at the general election on 8 June, a surge in Conservative supp...

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Due to low traffic, no Karachi-Mumbai PIA flight from Monday

Due to low traffic, no Karachi-Mumbai PIA flight from Monday

The PIA official told news agency PTI that the decision was taken in respect to "commercial considerations". Pakistan's national carrier did not operate the Mumbai-Karachi flight this Thursday as ...

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Heavy rains lash Toronto; flights canceled, traffic disrupted

Both provinces have been dealing with fallout from heavy spring rainfall this week, and at least 124 Quebec municipalities were affected by flooding that inundated 1,326 residences, and forced the eva...

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US Dismisses International Agreement Banning Aircraft Over Syrian Safe Zones

US Dismisses International Agreement Banning Aircraft Over Syrian Safe Zones

Mohammed Rasheed, a spokesman for the Jaish al-Nasr group, said rebels doubted Russian or Syrian government warplanes would stop striking opposition areas after the deal takes effect. Col. -Gen. Serge...

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Donald Trump is historically unpopular as he reaches the 100-day mark

Donald Trump is historically unpopular as he reaches the 100-day mark

Over 500,000 new jobs have been generated and 61 percent of illegal border crossings have been cut, according to the website. Then there was the legislative debacle when Trumps own party couldnt come ...

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Nigerian official says more Chibok girls have been released

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said last month that the government was in talks to secure the release of the remaining captives. A Nigerian official who spoke on condition of anonymity as they ...

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Despite deconfliction efforts, fighting rages in Syria

Fighter jets fired at the rebel-held village of al-Zalakiyat and nearby positions in the northern Hama countryside, where the combatants exchanged shelling, the Britain-based war monitoring group said...

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Sacked Delhi Minister Alleges Kejriwal Took Bribe

Sacked Delhi Minister Alleges Kejriwal Took Bribe

Earlier on Sunday, Mishra met Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and briefed him on the water tanker scam that has been one of the main battles against the previous Sheila Dikshit regime. "I asked ...

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Oil collapses to $45 as USA shale output

USA crude prices plunged more than 3% in a matter of minutes on Friday morning in Asia, taking the price of a barrel below $45 for the first time since a landmark OPEC deal in November to slash produc...

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Britons head to polls in 2017 local elections

Britons head to polls in 2017 local elections

Meanwhile the Scottish Conservatives will aim to build on their success at last year's Holyrood elections, which saw leader Ruth Davidson win a constituency seat in the capital. New Conservative counc...

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Trump's strategy on North Korea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

Trump's strategy on North Korea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

With the US Navy deployed near the Korean Peninsula, and experts speculating that Pyongyang was preparing another nuclear test, the tensions have been rising in recent days . Ryol threatened in the...

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Zebra on the loose in Florida runs into moving truck

Zebra on the loose in Florida runs into moving truck

The zebra fled into a field on 672. Deputies said they managed to safely corral the animal with help from employees of its owner, licensed animal exhibitor and fourth-generation circus performer Jen...

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Two US troops die battling Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan

U.S. Army soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment search mountains in the Andar province of Afghanistan for Taliban members and weapons caches. The Pentagon did not immediately ...

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Police officer who fatally shot Jordan Edwards is fired

Haber said Oliver violated several policy violations but stopped short of detailing them, citing the officer's right to appeal his termination. The officer, who has not been identified, has been wi...

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Ann Coulter says her Berkeley speech canceled

Ann Coulter says her Berkeley speech canceled

This follows the university's request asking Coulter to postpone her speech until May 2 , when it could offer greater safety. The Berkeley student newspaper reported in March, when Coulter was bo...

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Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton to launch anti-Trump resistance organisation

Before sending the letter, Comey said the investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state had been completed. Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa has tol...

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Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Puts Pressure on California, Illinois, Connecticut

The historic announcement comes a day after several major creditors sued the USA territory seeking to recuperate the millions of dollars they invested in bonds issued by Puerto Rico' s government, w...

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Voters across Britain go to the polls in local elections

Nevertheless, the SNP (slightly) overplayed its hand in this election, giving the impression it would win overall control of local authorities in Aberdeen and Glasgow. Last month May took the surprise...

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U.S. urges Southeast Asian countries to intensify pressure on DPRK

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Patrick Murphy said Tillerson urged ASEAN members to consider cutting or downgrading diplomatic relations with Pyongyang to limit financial transactions under diplo...

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JD (U) concerned, Congress carefree on SP split

JD (U) concerned, Congress carefree on SP split

He added that former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, before the UP polls, had promised that SP will return to power and he will hand over the party's national president post to Mulayam again. State Con...

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Trump moves to settle Israeli-Palestinian conflict

In their first face-to-face meeting, Trump pressed Palestinian leaders to "speak in a unified voice against incitement" to violence against Israelis but he stopped short of explicitly recommitting his...

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Iran TV censors Rouhani documentary ahead of elections

Iran and the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council - the United States, Britain, France, China and Russian Federation - plus Germany signed the JCPOA on July 14, 2015, and star...

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Labour lose Glasgow City Council after decades of control

Labour lose Glasgow City Council after decades of control

Labour deputy leader Tom Watson visited Glasgow to campaign and said voters faced a choice between "Labour's plan to move Glasgow forward or the SNP obsession with holding another referendum over all ...

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"Everybody" has better health care than the US

During that call, Mr Trump told Mr Turnbull that the agreement would hurt his new administration politically, officials said at the time. "Let us move to a Medicare-for-all system that does what...

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Mnuchin predicts United States tax cuts will bring 3pc growth by 2019

President Donald Trump surprised major members of his administration with a promise to deliver a tax plan last Wednesday, according to a new report . Another concern about the White House's appro...

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Two U.S. troops die battling Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan

Two U.S. troops die battling Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan

The US estimates that the group has about 800 fighters in Afghanistan. The Pentagon said additional information would be released "when appropriate". The Taliban has codenamed their offensive "opera...

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We're too busy to meddle in United Kingdom elections — European Union to May

On Thursday European Council President Donald Tusk made an attempt to lower tensions by calling for all parties to act with "respect". The Prime Minister accused Brussels bosses of hardening their s...

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Ducks make record rally, Perry scores in 2OT to top Oilers

In the extra session, Getzlaf wouldn't need long to help his team even the series. Draisaitl's cross-ice pass from the boards deflected towards Anaheim's net when Lucic spun and tapped the loose puc...

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Barack Obama is building a recording studio

The Obama Foundation also said that almost half of the design work expected to be displayed at the center will be performed by minority- and women-owned businesses. The project, which is expected t...

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