• Trump promotes VA care upgrade
Trump promotes VA care upgrade

It's called, plainly, "anywhere-to-anywhere VA health care", Shulkin said . Shulkin also announced the national rollout of the Veterans Appointment Request , a mobile app that veterans can use to book primary care and mental health appointments.

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  • Navy ends search for missing USS Stethem sailor
Navy ends search for missing USS Stethem sailor

Eastern time, officials from 7th Fleet announced. The sailor from the Japan-based United States destroyer Stethem , whose name has not been disclosed, was reported missing in the South China Sea at 9am local time on Tuesday. In July, the Chinese Foreign Ministry voiced protest over U.S. destroyer Stethem sailing close to disputed islands in th...

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  • Some US Lawmakers Looking to Repair Health Law, Not Repeal It
Some US Lawmakers Looking to Repair Health Law, Not Repeal It

The prospects for passing bipartisan health care legislation remain uncertain, with divisions between conservatives and moderate Republicans persisting on several issues. Trump has continued the payments until now. "The American people put him in office to accomplish his agenda", said RNC chairwoman of Trump, noting that Trump has "every right" t...

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  • Rwanda goes to polls as President Kagame seeks third term
Rwanda goes to polls as President Kagame seeks third term

Not everyone is as enthused about Kagame extending his 17-year rule for another seven-year term - and possibly two more terms under a change in the constitution approved in 2015 amid charges of voting fraud. "However, the current political atmosphere makes it extremely hard for them to get their message out". The ruling party denies any accusatio...

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  • Maxine Waters: After Impeaching Trump, Go After Pence
Maxine Waters: After Impeaching Trump, Go After Pence

Well, before that happened, she had what's being described as a fiery roundtable discussion about White House leaks, impeaching Donald Trump , and more. "Unfortunately, this is [Trump's] fault", Waters said. In the past, she likened Trump to a "dictator" and even floated a theory that Vice President Mike Pence is planning to take the presi...

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  • USA servicemen killed in Afghanistan
USA servicemen killed in Afghanistan

Zimmermann further added "They are not alone". Relatives inspect after an overnight suicide attack at a mosque in Herat, Afghanistan . "Two attackers entered the mosque and started shooting and throwing grenades at people", said Mohammad Adi, a worshipper at the mosque who was injured in the attack and taken to hospital.

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  • Draft UN resolution would slash North Korea exports by a third: diplomat
Draft UN resolution would slash North Korea exports by a third: diplomat

Alarm over North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile tests, a germinal step to temper South China Sea disputes and unease over a disastrous siege by pro-Islamic State group militants will grab the spotlight in an annual gathering of Southeast Asia's top diplomats with their Asian and Western counterparts.

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  • Cooper orders flags at half-staff in tribute to fallen Fort Bragg soldiers
Cooper orders flags at half-staff in tribute to fallen Fort Bragg soldiers

The U.S. Army has released names of two paratroopers who were killed near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, Aug. 2. Mark Hunter said his son studied music at Indiana State University and wanted to become a music producer, but accepted an ROTC scholarship because he didn't want to burden his family with the cost of college.

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  • Probe fear affecting banks' ability to tackle NPAs: Arun Jaitley
Probe fear affecting banks' ability to tackle NPAs: Arun Jaitley

During the current Financial Year 2017-18, the government has realised approximately Rs 9,300 crore through nine disinvestment transactions so far, a government release said. Addressing the media, Jaitley said earlier there were five successful ETF launches the government. Jaitley while selecting these sectors, the Government has taken into facto...

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  • Suit claims Harvard admissions policy discriminates against Asian-Americans; is DOJ investigating?
Suit claims Harvard admissions policy discriminates against Asian-Americans; is DOJ investigating?

The incident has resulted in several universities taking to the defense and standing up for their admission policies. As for what all these newly admitted college students will study , Harvard revealed that 26.5% indicated they will enroll in social sciences, 19.3% in computer science and engineering, 19.2% in the biological sciences, 15.5% in...

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  • Two dead, nine injured in USA school explosion
Two dead, nine injured in USA school explosion

The body of a school employee who had been missing for most of the day after the 10:20 a.m. local time (19:20 Gulf Standard Time) blast at Minnehaha Academy was recovered at about 8 p.m., Minneapolis Fire Chief John Fruetel told a news conference.

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  • United Nations close to deal on additional sanctions against North Korea
United Nations close to deal on additional sanctions against North Korea

The U.S. and China appear to be nearing agreement on a new Security Council resolution slapping further sanctions on North Korea for its continued development of missile and nuclear weapons programs. The North Korean Foreign Ministry criticized Friday a new ban preventing USA citizens from traveling to North Korea and accused Washington of a "hos...

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  • Teen campers dead after plane crashes in Switzerland
Teen campers dead after plane crashes in Switzerland

Two 14-year-old boys and the pilot were killed in the crash. Rescue workers found the dead bodies inside the craft, and airlifted the 17-year-old to the hospital, the site reports. Investigators are probing the cause of the crash - which occurred at around 9.30am local time. The club has been operating youth summer activities in Switzerland for 3...

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  • Kashmir: Hizb militant, unidentified civilian killed in Bijbehara gunfight, police say
Kashmir: Hizb militant, unidentified civilian killed in Bijbehara gunfight, police say

During the firefight, both militants were killed, the official had said. The search operation turned into an encounter when militants opened fire rpt fire on the security personnel, he said. From the neutralised terrorist, one SLR (self-loading rifle), 2 magazines, 40 rounds of ammunition, one Chinese hand grenade and a pouch were recovered, adde...

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  • Girl dies after drinking boiling water through straw
Girl dies after drinking boiling water through straw

Johnson said Ki'ari was the kind of kid who, if you dared her, wouldn't back down. She was taken to a hospital where she died. "After several occasions of rebounds and stridor which lead her to have an emergency surgery to receive a tracheostomy which caused her to have chronic respiratory problems, her unable to talk and her death".

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  • Possible new Banksy graffiti, depicting Trump, surfaces on West Bank barrier
Possible new Banksy graffiti, depicting Trump, surfaces on West Bank barrier

In another work, Trump is depicted wearing a Jewish skullcap. "The defense ministry this morning installed the final concrete walls, completing a 42-kilometer wall between Tarkumia and Meitar", it said in a statement, referring to the Palestinian village of Tarkumia, northwest of Hebron, and an Israeli crossing adjacent to Meitar settlement, furt...

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  • Barcelona say Neymar's 222 million euro release clause has been paid
Barcelona say Neymar's 222 million euro release clause has been paid

LaLiga had rejected an attempt by Neymar's representatives to pay the sum that would trigger his release clause at Barcelona but the money was later accepted by the club at Camp Nou. Neymar was the driving force behind Barcelona's remarkable comeback against PSG in the European quarter-finals last season. Therefore, PSG had to wire the money to N...

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  • Nawaz 's praise for Burhan soured relations with Pakistan: Sushma Swaraj
Nawaz 's praise for Burhan soured relations with Pakistan: Sushma Swaraj

India also said that Delhi will also not back down in a border standoff with Beijing and they have the support of others country. Asked about China's claim of India reducing its troops from 400 to 40 in Dokalam , he said refused to give a direct reply calling it an operational matter.

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  • Court Rejects a Murder Conviction and Sentences in Blackwater Case
Court Rejects a Murder Conviction and Sentences in Blackwater Case

The sentencing enhancement of a 30-year minimum sentence is usually applied to drug crimes involving gang members. The machine-gun charge was always contentious, even inside the Justice Department, where some prosecutors believed it was unfair to add an extra penalty for using a weapon that the United States government required them to carry.

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  • Four charged with leaks from Trump administration as attorney general vows crackdown
Four charged with leaks from Trump administration as attorney general vows crackdown

It was referring to the yesterday's incident of a leading American daily posting highly classified transcripts of Trump's conversations with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Additionally, Sessions said the DOJ is reviewing its media subpoena policy, which some worry may have a chilling effect on t...

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