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Pressure up on Arizona senators as new health bill unveiled

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Sen. Mike Crapo, an Idaho Republican , told CNN that he wasn't too surprised recess had been delayed. "We have to see the bill", Fischer said. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has avoided working with Democrats, but he recently admitted that if Republicans can't pass their own plan, they may have to work with Democrats to fix the ACA - effectively abandoning their promise to repeal the law altogether. Read More »

Five men sentenced of killing Russian oppn.leader Nemtsov

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Four others convicted in involvement in the assassination were sentenced to terms ranging from 11 to 19 years. Nemtsov was shot on a bridge near the Kremlin. Following Thursday's court ruling, a lawyer for Nemtsov's daughter said she hopes the mastermind will be caught and jailed for life. Those convicted - Dadayev, brothers Shadid and Anzor Gubashev, Temirlan Eskerkhanov and Khamzat Bakhayev - are all ethnic Chechens from Russia's volatile North Caucasus. Read More »

11 expatriate workers killed in Saudi fire

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After receiving the information, Indian Consul General Md. The Consul General of India in Jeddah Md Noor Rahman Shaikh confirmed that a team of Indian Consulate officials are on way to Najran and should be reaching in sometime. The governor's office will be supervising the committee, which will include representatives from the Civil Defense, Municipality and the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, it said. Read More »

As China Rejects Talks With India, Sushma Calls An All Party Meet

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Asked about the provocative statements from China and the Chinese media over the border issue, the spokesperson said the government had "clearly laid out" its position and approach to deal with the matter. There is a stand off between the armies of India and China in the Doklam area in the Sikkim sector, where Indian troops stopped road construction by Chinese soldiers on June 16. Read More »

Kid Rock is running for the US Senate. Here's the proof

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Taking to Twitter earlier, the musician shared an image of a political sign bearing his name and addressed rumours of the site's legitimacy. With the exception of confirming the website kidrockforsenate.com was real and promising a "major announcement " is coming soon, Kid Rock hasn't taken numerous traditional steps towards launching a statewide election campaign. Read More »

Quake Hits Off North Korea But Experts Rule Out Nuke Test

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While the U.S. Geological Survey placed its strength at 5.8, the agency's assessment still made it the strongest quake in the Sea of Japan off the North in more than two decades. "It's a natural quake", John Bellini, a geophysicist at the USGS National quake Information Center, told Yonhap by phone. North Korea's five previous nuclear tests caused signs of artificial quakes. Read More »

New Britain's Manafort Called To Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee

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But as has been mentioned before, those close to Manafort say he has been cooperative and will continue to be - he's just waiting on the committee to give him a date for the hearing. Tuesday morning, Trump Jr . posted an email chain on his Twitter account documenting the arrangement. Grassley is now asking how it was possible for Veselnitskaya to enter the United States for the meeting without a visa. Read More »

PLA sets up first overseas base

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China's state news agency Xinhua said the ships had departed from Zhanjiang in southern China "to set up a support base in Djibouti ". " The base will ensure the implementation of China missions such as escort, peacekeeping and humanitarian assistance in Africa and West Asia", writes Xinhua. Read More »

European Union can whistle for payoff, says Boris Johnson

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In a message released Wednesday, the London MEP said: "If Mr Barnier wants to talk about who owes who money he is in for a nasty surprise."Since 1973 The UK has made gross contributions to the EU Budget of over half a trillion pounds, or net contributions of nearly £185 billion". Read More »

Authorities: Gardendale shooting suspect fled in vehicle

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Lever might be in a black Lincoln Navigator with a Florida license plate, police said. Two women and one man died after they were shot at a residence in the 4100 block of Willow Bend Drive in the Peachtree Crossings community. and Willow Bend Dr. The shooting took place at a mobile home park near the city of Birmingham earlier Wednesday. She wants to sleep in my bed and she wants to sleep with the lights on.' . Read More »

Silverstone chief confident over reaching British Grand Prix deal

Yesterday they announced that the F1 British Grand Prix might not be staged at the Northamptonshire circuit after 2019 because it was unaffordable giving their discussions with Dorna over the future of MotoGP a new urgency. The BRDC stated that it could no longer afford the terms of a contract signed in 2009, and which includes a 5% annual increase of the promoter's race fee. Read More »

Trump sued for blocking some from following his Twitter account

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The Twitter users also named a couple of high ranking White House aides as defendants in the lawsuit. Hence, it may sound a little weird but the prosecution's propositions definitely carry substance. Foreshadowing this lawsuit was a letter written last month by the Knight First Amendment Institute , on behalf of two of the now-plaintiffs, who asked Mr Trump to unblock their accounts. Read More »

Cruz: Congress shouldn't recess until ObamaCare repealed, replaced

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Capitol Police arrested a total of 80 protesters scattered throughout both the House and the Senate office buildings, according to a statement from their office. "I just don't see how we can get it all done" before the end of July, he said. GOP senators are already warning that failure to uphold their seven-year campaign promise to repeal and replace Obamacare could have reverberations with their base. Read More »

United Kingdom welcomes Spanish king and queen with military pomp

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London weather may be a little chilly and overcast, but Queen Letizia thought she'd bring the sunshine from Spain on her official visit to the United Kingdom with husband King Felipe VI today (12 July). Every visiting head of state gets the same welcome - their national anthem and the chance to inspect the guard of honour with Prince Philip . Afterward, Felipe, accompanied by England's queen, and Letizia, accompanied by Philip, enjoyed a state carriage procession to Buckingham Palace. Read More »

Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather Verbally Spar

Conor McGregor press conference, the pair both gave speeches, most of which were trash talk, in front of a packed Staples Center arena. "He is probably one of the mentally strongest people in sport right now", McIlroy said. But this will - I spoke to Al [Haymon, Mayweather's manager]. "I am fighting, and he is boxing", McGregor said . Some boxing fans said they don't plan on buying the fight themselves on pay-per-view, because they view Mayweather , an undefeated professional ... Read More »

Firefighters gain on several wildfires in California

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Many others remained evacuated, according to the Associated Press. More than 50 uncontained large fires are burning across the U.S. West. Newfoundland and Labrador released an online forest fire hazard map Tuesday that provides real-time information about the risk of wildfires throughout the province. Read More »

16 killed as USA military plane crashes

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The KC-130 transport aircraft crashed into a field in rural MS, killing at least 16 people aboard and spreading debris for miles, officials said . The Marine Corps said that 16 service members died. US President Donald Trump tweeted that the crash was heartbreaking: 'Melania and I send our deepest condolences to all!' Stars and Stripes, which covers USA military affairs, reported that witnesses said bodies were found a mile from the wreckage. Read More »

US Missile Defense System Completes Successful Test

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Missile Defense Agency. The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD ) is an anti-ballistic missile system created to intercept both short- and intermediate-range missiles with a range of up to 1,860 miles. THAAD is not created to stop an ICBM - that job is left primarily to the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) interceptor system. What impact will S Korea's expanded missile defence system have? The escalation of the phenomenal nuclear program has led to a closer look at the ... Read More »

Russia Considers Expelling US Diplomats In Retaliation For Seized Compounds

Sources in the Russian Foreign Ministry say Moscow may finally expel some 30 American diplomats in retaliation for a similar measure adopted in the previous U.S. Last year, the newspaper reported that Russia was considering freezing the US Embassy house in northwestern Moscow as well as a warehouse also located in the Russian capital. Read More »

Majority Of Republicans Think Higher Education Is Bad For The United States

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Interestingly, the more money made, the less positive Republicans surveyed view higher ed. Forty-six percent making under $30,000 view college positively; for those making between $30,000 and $74,999, that number dips to 34%. That ratio shifted to 43 percent positive and 45 percent negative previous year. In any case, this means that nearly half of Americans think universities and colleges are having a negative effect on the national state of affairs. Read More »

Extend martial law - PNP chief

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In the light of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez dropping more than just hints tilting toward an extension of up to five years for the martial law declared over the whole of Mindanao, several quarters, not the least of which is the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), have come out with a perspective that is not entirely synchronous. Read More »

Human Chain Saves Family From Drowning at Florida Beach

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Ursrey said she was so grateful for the quick action and selflessness of the other beachgoers. They say it's a stark change from when the area saw a condominium boom in the past. "I honestly thought I was going to lose my family that day", Ursrey said. Ursey referred to those courageous men and women on the beach that pulled them out as "God's angels". Read More »

Sleep Disruption Increases Alzheimer's Risk

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While previous research has revealed that bad sleep can increase levels of proteins involved in Alzheimer's disease, known as beta-amyloid and tau, it was unclear which aspect of shut-eye was behind the uptick. Another week of poor sleep can then subsequently increase a protein called tau, which has been linked to brain damage in Alzheimer's and other neurological diseases. Read More »

Foolish umbrella sharing business loses its 300000 brollies

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Image from The Paper . The founder discloses that an umbrella costs the company 60 yuan ($8.82 USD) each to replace, but despite the losses he plans to add 30 million more available across China by the end of the year. China receives the most rain in the summertime, leaving little interest in the business during drier months. But when it's not the rainy season, there's a question of whether there will be enough demand for the umbrellas for the businesses to stay profitable. Read More »