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Renewed calls to oust Nancy Pelosi: Darcy cartoon

Renewed calls to oust Nancy Pelosi: Darcy cartoon

As NPR's Geoff Bennett reports , Democrats in Congress have spent the day trying to figure out what they need to do differently if they want to take back control of the House next year. "It's c...

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Nevada senator announces opposition to health care bill

It would allow insurers to cover fewer benefits and repeal tax boosts on wealthier people that help finance the statute's expanded coverage. "At its core, this Senate plan is very similar to the H...

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EC Disqualifies MP Minister Narottam Mishra, BJP Draws Flak

EC Disqualifies MP Minister Narottam Mishra, BJP Draws Flak

A full bench of the Election Commission comprising Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi and Election Commissioners A K Joti and O P Rawat in its order indicting Mishra unseated him under various se...

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Pentagon chief blasts North Korea over death of USA student

If such a thing is possible in North Korea , then China is clearly the key. Mattis stated that the meeting provided a "glimpse of the mutually beneficial future", and reaffirmed "the shared goal ...

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Russian missiles target ISIL in Syria's Hama province

Russian Federation warned Turkey and Israel about the attacks via military-to-military hotlines, it added. It said the fighters were trying to move out from Raqa towards Palmyra. Activists and Islam...

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U.S. approves sale of drones to India - General Atomics

Modi's first meeting with Trump has been scheduled to take place at the White House on June 26. Prime Minister Modi is the second Indian Prime Minister to visit Portugal . "There is strong bi-p...

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'Grenfell Changes Everything': Hundreds Of Homes Evacuated Over Safety Fears

'Grenfell Changes Everything': Hundreds Of Homes Evacuated Over Safety Fears

The testing is being done as officials around Britain scramble to assess the safety of apartment buildings following the June 14 inferno that engulfed Grenfell Tower in west London , killing an e...

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Hunter Greene: Getting to know No. 2 overall baseball draft pick

Hunter Greene: Getting to know No. 2 overall baseball draft pick

There will be some who bemoan the Twins taking Royce Lewis as the first overall pick, and we saw some fan complaints already in the early aftermath. Despite posting a 4-1 record with a 1.34 ERA as...

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London council evacuates tower blocks as fire fallout widens

London council evacuates tower blocks as fire fallout widens

Earlier 94-year-old Peter Bertram, a former RAF aircraft hand and a resident of the estate for 46 years, said he was "shocked" by the ordeal. The testing is being done as officials around Britain sc...

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India to Face England in Opening Match

India to Face England in Opening Match

England have suffered a setback on the eve of their Women's World Cup campaign getting under way after announcing opener Lauren Winfield will miss the India clash because of a wrist complaint. Ma...

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IS Claims Responsibility of Fatal Stabbing of Israeli Policewoman

He did not, however, revoke permission for West Bank males over 40 to enter Jerusalem for Ramadan prayers. The Islamic State's claim of responsibly, though suspect, came as a surprise in Isra...

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Russian hackers targeted 21 states in election

Russian hackers targeted 21 states in election

Testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee, the officials said none of the digital intrusions affected the parts of electoral systems that counted votes _ but that they expect Russian Federa...

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North Korea 'tests rocket engine for ICBM'

News of the test was also confirmed to Reuters by another United States official, who said the test could be " for the smallest stage of ICBM rocket engine ". Shortly after his election, South Kor...

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Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria: Guards

Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria: Guards

Iran's homegrown missiles, a serious point of contention with Washington and Jerusalem, are said to be able to reach up to 2,000 kilometers (about 1,240 miles). That puts the missile in range of th...

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Trump Gives Mattis Authority To Set US Troop Levels In Afghanistan

Trump Gives Mattis Authority To Set US Troop Levels In Afghanistan

Reuters reported that the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said no immediate decision had been made about the troop levels, which are now set at about 8,400. "Let's not ask these fa...

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Donald Trump reports at least $1.4 billion assets in financial disclosure

Trump's net worth was estimated at $1.4 billion, and his income for previous year and first quarter of 2017 was approximately $594 million, the report stated. For many of Trump's properties, specific...

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Watch The xx's attractive Glastonbury 2017 set in full

One of the anthems that established him as grime's greatest hope, I Luv U, gets an airing, next to the major drum breaks of Sirens, the zipping electro whomp of Bonkers and Fix Up Look Sharp, still pe...

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With favorites gone, Tapwrit in position at Belmont

Well, things didn't quite click in the Blue Grass or the Kentucky Derby , with Tapwrit finishing fifth and sixth. It was a thrilling race, as Irish War Cry had the lead most of the way, but Tapw...

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North Korea Defends Otto Warmbier's Treatment

North Korea Defends Otto Warmbier's Treatment

The meetings between the two sides followed the death of Otto Warmbier on Monday, the American student returned to the U.S. last week in a coma after being detained in North Korea for 18 months. How l...

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Charlie Dent 'concerned' by Senate health care bill

A handful of Republicans - more than Mr. McConnell can afford to lose - were quick to disparage the measure. He said the Medicaid cuts contained in the Senate bill are even deeper than the...

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Fifth Republican Senator Comes Out Against Senate Health Care Bill

With a third of the Senate coming up for re-election in 2018, many will have to weigh the state-wide implications before voting for the bill . Veteran Senator John McCain said the draft bill wa...

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DC and Maryland AGs Sue Trump For Violating the Constitution

DC and Maryland AGs Sue Trump For Violating the Constitution

White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Monday rejected the claim that Trump's business interests violated the Constitution and said "partisan politics" were behind the lawsuit . White House ...

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Republican senator says Republican health care bill is too Republican

On Friday, Heller joined Republican Sens. It was a stunning indictment of his own party's crucial legislation from Heller, who also said that it was a "lie" that the bill would lower insurance p...

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US Politics: Democrats defeated but give Republicans a scare in Georgia

US Politics: Democrats defeated but give Republicans a scare in Georgia

And I'm mad at Trump, but I'm madder at the Democrats for letting him get in. "Usually they go after the most effective leaders because they want to diminish the opportunity that we have", Pelosi sa...

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Emirati princesses convicted of human trafficking in Belgium

Emirati princesses convicted of human trafficking in Belgium

Defense lawyers had also objected to the wording used during the trial stating that the word "trafficking", used in the verdict, had nothing to do with "smuggling illegal labor into a country", but re...

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Colombian rebels release kidnapped Dutch journalists

Colombian rebels release kidnapped Dutch journalists

William Villamizar, governor of the Norte de Santander district, said a humanitarian commission had been mediating their release. The group did not specify where they were set free. The two journalist...

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U.S. warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

Echoing threats made by Moscow following the U.S. Syrian government and allied troop. Moscow's threat comes after the USA downed a Syrian government military jet on Sunday. The military said Bin...

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Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73

The second explosion, heard miles away, came just minutes after people and rescue workers had rushed to evacuate the dead and wounded in the relatively smaller first blast. "Rescue operation is in pro...

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Arabs ousting Turkey from region

Arabs ousting Turkey from region

The 13-point list of demands was delivered overnight by Kuwait , which is mediating between Qatar and its neighbors on Friday. The four countries have given Doha just 10 days to meet the demands,...

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Russians targeted 21 election systems, U.S. official says

Russians targeted 21 election systems, U.S. official says

Hackers successfully exploited a "small number" of networks, Liles said, likening the act to making it through a home's front door. Former White House cybersecurity coordinator Michael Daniel of the...

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Macron to Secure Landslide Majority in French Parliament

Macron to Secure Landslide Majority in French Parliament

The Socialist Party, who only got about 7-and-a-half percent, risk losing not only their current majority but also most of their seats. The 39-year-old's La Republique En Marche (LREM) party is hopi...

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Health Care gains in danger!!

Health Care gains in danger!!

The bill would also convert Medicaid funding into a per-capita cap program and offer states the option to apply for funding as a block grant. "So I think he's in a real box", Titus said Thursd...

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UAE: Arab states don't seek 'regime change' in Qatar

Qatar is also required to end all contacts with opposition groups in the four countries-Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. In a statement posted on its website, Al-Jazeera said...

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"Nowhere To Go" Says Tower Block Resident

Georgia Gould added: "We realise that this is hugely distressing for everyone affected and we will be doing all we can, alongside the London Fire Brigade and other authorities, to support our resid...

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Mourners celebrate life of Otto Warmbier, student detained in North Korea

In Warmbier's home state of OH, the mourners - among them friends and family - attended his funeral at his former high school. They heard stories about his life, rap music he listened to and his hab...

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