• Senate Prepares for Health Care Vote
Senate Prepares for Health Care Vote

The Senate on Tuesday voted by the narrowest margin to move forward with its Obamacare repeal push, a significant step for Republicans that still leaves senators searching for an agreement on how best to follow through on a campaign promise that has defined most of the last decade.

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  • Trump calls Attorney General Sessions 'beleaguered' in tweet
Trump calls Attorney General Sessions 'beleaguered' in tweet

In one of several tweets issued in the afternoon and evening, Trump said the lack of support happens even with "some that were carried over the line on my back". A federal special counsel and several congressional panels are investigating allegations by USA intelligence agencies that Russia meddled in the 2016 US presidential election and potenti...

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  • Two men taken to hospital after suspected noxious substance attack
Two men taken to hospital after suspected noxious substance attack

Witnesses said a blue tarpaulin has been erected to shield the victims from the public. The men, believed to be in their late teens, flagged down police at around 7pm on Tuesday near Roman Road, Bethnal Green. No arrests have been made. "A crime scene remains in place". "Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police...

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  • Senate Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for Paul Manafort to appear at hearing
Senate Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for Paul Manafort to appear at hearing

Manafort resigned from the Trump campaign in August 2016 - just a few months shy of his boss' election. _Contributed by AP writer Chad Day. Mr. Manafort has been at the center of inquiries into whether there was any coordination between Mr.

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  • Russia, EU Voice Concern About Proposed US Sanctions
Russia, EU Voice Concern About Proposed US Sanctions

Kremlin spokesman said in Moscow that Russian Federation is still waiting to see if US President Donald Trump approves the sanctions , after White House communications director said he is weighing the decision. In December، the then United States president، Barack Obama، broadened the sanctions over allegations of Russian meddling to change th...

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  • 'I did not collude' with Russian Federation, says Kushner
'I did not collude' with Russian Federation, says Kushner

He has since revised those forms several times . Kushner also confirmed the reports that he suggested adviser Michael Flynn, national security adviser, set up secure lines of communication with Russian diplomats but denies that the line was a " secret back channel ".

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  • Senate preps for vote on advancing GOP healthcare reform
Senate preps for vote on advancing GOP healthcare reform

Republican John McCain , recently diagnosed with a brain tumour , cast one of the decisive ballots as the vote finished 51 to 50 in favour. None of the Senate's 46 Democrats or the two independents who caucus with them voted to start debate on the health care law.

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  • Paul Manafort gets subpoenaed by Senate committee
Paul Manafort gets subpoenaed by Senate committee

Manafort was one of three top Trump campaign aides who attended a meeting in NY previous year with a group of Russian advocates. In their statement, Grassley and Feinstein said that Manafort's attorney "said that he would be willing to provide only a single transcribed interview to Congress, which would not be available to the Judiciary Committee...

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  • Turkey's Erdogan says Israel will suffer most from Aqsa dispute
Turkey's Erdogan says Israel will suffer most from Aqsa dispute

Israel said on Sunday it would not remove metal detectors whose installation outside a major Jerusalem shrine has triggered the bloodiest clashes with the Palestinians in years, but could eventually reduce their use. The BBC World Service's Middle East editor, Alan Johnston, says it is the first sign of a softening of Israel's position ove...

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  • Israel Says It Will Remove Metal Detectors From Jerusalem Site
Israel Says It Will Remove Metal Detectors From Jerusalem Site

The Israel Police said the new security cameras they plan to install at the Temple Mount will retain "full respect for the public and its privacy". 'They (metal detectors) will remain. Israel's decision came in the face of intense worldwide diplomacy seeking to prevent the dispute over the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound, known to Jews as t...

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  • Inflation disappoints as headline rate falls back below RBA target
Inflation disappoints as headline rate falls back below RBA target

Consumer prices in Australia gained 0.2 percent on quarter in the second quarter of 2017, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday. Australian inflation was more muted than expected in the second quarter, reflecting weak wages, lower fuel costs and a surprise drop in fruit prices.

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  • India Stands Firm Against China in Doklam, Won't Withdraw Troops
India Stands Firm Against China in Doklam, Won't Withdraw Troops

Wang said India's stand on the dispute was untenable as it already "admitted" that its troops entered Chinese territory and a pullback by New Delhi was the "simple solution" to the border row. Moreover, the responsibility of this incident is exclusively on India's side, the spokesperson said. Referring to China, he said: "On the North, we have Ch...

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  • India rules out driverless cars
India rules out driverless cars "to protect jobs"

When traffic conditions and aggressive driving all around makes our mind spin, we often pass a little judgement of our own that no matter how high their IQ, driverless cars will end up with fried processors, just with the amount of honking that happens on our roads.

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  • What Trump's team is saying on pardons
What Trump's team is saying on pardons

Whether a president has the authority to self-pardon is unclear, and Trump's tweet reignited a longstanding academic debate. It's one thing when the human race turns on each other so quickly, but it is another tragedy altogether when one of the most powerful countries in the world will not have faith in or support one man who is willing to be t...

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  • Wasserman Schultz's IT aide arrested as he tried to leave the US
Wasserman Schultz's IT aide arrested as he tried to leave the US

July 25, 2017Feds/USCP picked up Imran Awan at Dulles Aiport last night as he was "trying to leave the country". Pakistani-born Imran Awan, long-time right-hand IT aide to the former Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairwoman, has since desperately tried to get the hard drives back, an individual whom FBI investigators interviewed in the ca...

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  • Allen and Wingard Receive Preseason Player of the Year Honors
Allen and Wingard Receive Preseason Player of the Year Honors

The Cowboys were picked to finish third in the Mountain Division , behind Boise State and Colorado State . Bennett was named Second Team All-Mountain West by the league's media and coaches last season, and also landed on Phil Steele's All-MW second team after starting all 13 games at center.

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  • Palestinians demand all gates open at East Jerusalem's shrine
Palestinians demand all gates open at East Jerusalem's shrine

The 37-acre esplanade, known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount , has been a lightning rod for rival religious and national narratives of the two sides. He had announced last week that he was freezing all ties with Israel until the metal detectors were down. Israel insisted the guard had diplomatic immunity and was...

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  • Trump says he's 'very disappointed in Jeff Sessions'
Trump says he's 'very disappointed in Jeff Sessions'

Trump has tweeted his frustration with Sessions . "So Jeff Sessions takes the job, gets into the job, recuses himself ", Trump said . Trump's slam against Sessions follows him telling The New York Times last week that he never would have appointed the former Alabama senator as the nation's top prosecutor if he was going to step as...

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  • Venezuelan President Repurposes 'Despacito' Ahead Of Sunday Vote
Venezuelan President Repurposes 'Despacito' Ahead Of Sunday Vote

In a televised interview, Maduro said, "The director of the CIA has said, 'The CIA and the USA government work in direct collaboration with the Mexican government and the Colombian government to overthrow the constitutional government in Venezuela and to intervene in our beloved Venezuela'".

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  • Inslee statement on today's health care vote in the United States Senate
Inslee statement on today's health care vote in the United States Senate

The Senate bill is being written entirely in secret. Many senators who voted to proceed to debate have cited their interest in an open amendment process, and leaders of several conservative groups said they will be watching closely, and engaging in, amendment fights.

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