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Russia , third in Group A behind Mexico and Portugal , need to beat the Mexicans in their final group stage match on Saturday in Kazan to advance to the semi-finals. He will possibly partnered by 21-year-old Hirving "Chucky" Lozano, who this summer secured a move to Dutch side PSV Eindhoven but is yet to make an appearance at this tournament.
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    A capital-gains tax cut for the most affluent Americans would be retroactive to the beginning of this year. "That's the only way you can get at least 50 out of 52 Republicans", Cruz said. These taxpayers may also be hit with a tax surcharge of 3.8% on investment income above those thresholds. They say the bill fails in the goal to make health care more affordable by lowering costs.
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    Warmbier had been on a tourist trip to North Korea when he was detained and sentenced to hard labour early past year for allegedly stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel. Warmbier's family declined to have an autopsy performed on him following his death Monday, the Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH said , deciding that only an "external examination" would be performed.
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    In a separate session without the British leader, the others pondered the meaning of it all. Young people, the majority of whom voted to "Remain" in the European Union, protested throughout the country to show their anger with the "Leave" vote, with some directing their angst at older voters, who appeared to have swung the European Union referendum result.
  • Obama blasts Senate health plan for its

    Obama blasts Senate health plan for its "fundamental meanness"

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    Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is among the Republican senators who have concerns about the health care bill produced by Senate Republicans on Thursday. While accepting a "Profile in Courage" Award at the John F Kennedy presidential library in May, Obama similarly urged members of Congress to be guided by courage while approaching the issue of health care, saying it required "some courage to champion the vulnerable and the sick and the infirm".
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    Americans were able to a glimpse at the healthcare legislation Senate Republicans had been crafting. "I can tell you that Alabama's been most severely hurt by Obamacare and I'm interested in conservative principles - that's what I'm going to be looking for in the bill today".
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    Theresa May looked exhausted as she emerged from the EU Summit in Brussels on Thursday evening. European Union leaders pledged on Friday to boost their support for conflict-ravaged Libya as the number of people fleeing Africa on crowded, unsafe boats for better lives in Europe continues to rise.
  • Rally in Binghamton held in protest of Trump's Paris Climate Accord decision

    Rally in Binghamton held in protest of Trump's Paris Climate Accord decision

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    A look at some key questions about the accord and Trump's decision. That is why President Trump is committing a mistake with dramatic and fatal consequences, ' she said. "So, for example, what if the European Union and China started agreeing on certain standards for electric vehicles?" A clear majority of Americans disagrees with the decision to withdraw.
  • Breeders' Cup Winner Highland Reel Scores at Royal Ascot

    Breeders' Cup Winner Highland Reel Scores at Royal Ascot

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    William Haggas said of the runner-up: "He ran really well and travelled well, but Ribchester was better than us on the day". "He's just an incredible horse - pace , courage, speed, he has everything, he's a great horse". He is clearly fragile but I get the impression there is much more to come and Godolphin will hopefully be rewarded for their patience with him tomorrow in the Prince Of Wales Stakes.
  • Local senators react to health care bill

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    Mike Lee, Rand Paul and Ted Cruz said in a statement . The House bill would have let states waive these protections, and allow insurers to charge people more based on their health conditions. Release of the 142-page proposal aimed at repealing Mr Obama's Affordable Care Act ended the long wait for one of the most closely guarded bills in years.
  • No Autopsy For Warmbier

    No Autopsy For Warmbier

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    His family believes he was tortured into a vegetative state. He had been accused of stealing a propaganda poster and was serving a sentence of hard labour. Doctors in Cincinnati said he showed no signs of infection when he first arrived on American soil, and was apparently in stable condition. He was leaving North Korea on January 2, 2016, when he was detained at the airport.
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    The nation, not just Louisiana, might have reason to regret that Cassidy's experience as a physician and teacher in the old Charity hospital system was not included in the Senate leadership's team on the new bill. The Senate legislation would dismantle the so-called Medicaid expansion, which opened up who was eligible for Medicaid to 133 percent of the poverty rate (about $16,000 a year for a single adult).
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    Lonzo Ball of UCLA is expected to go No. 2 to the Lakers, although the sides have yet to reach agreement on a deal. "But then when they, you know, did the flip and went to No. The whistles robbed us of all that, and a whistle that wasn't blown in the final minute robbed us of a last chance for the game to be saved. "I think that's what the difference is".
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    Four Republicans quickly came out in opposition - Ted Cruz , Mike Lee , Ron Johnson and Rand Paul - while at least three more Republicans have openly expressed serious concerns. "In a separate statement , Cruz said, ".This bill draft does not do almost enough to lower premiums. Let us know what you think in the comments.
  • NBA Mock Draft: Have blockbuster trades set Lakers up as big winners?

    NBA Mock Draft: Have blockbuster trades set Lakers up as big winners?

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    In this January 29, 2017, file photo, Washington guard Markelle Fultz (20) is shown during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona, in Tucson, Ariz. While Fultz makes ideal sense for a team like Philadelphia to target and even give up an asset (future first) and take first, we do not see a great deal of talent difference between he and the sixth player on our board, Dennis Smith .
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    Jack Reed and I were on the Senate Health , Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee when we voted on over 160 Republican amendments to the Affordable Care Act . To see more , visit http://www.npr.org/. This bill would also repeal and replace Obamacare and give states wider latitude in opting out of its regulations.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in court over tax evasion claims

    Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in court over tax evasion claims

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    The latter's future at Real Madrid is up in the air after he told the club he wanted to leave this summer . Also, last month former Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao and Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao were accused by the prosecutor's office of not paying all their taxes.
  • North Korea threat: European Union seeking role in ending regime's nuclear program

    North Korea threat: European Union seeking role in ending regime's nuclear program

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    U.S. Sen. John McCain says Americans who are "stupid" enough to still want to visit North Korea should be required to sign a waiver absolving the U.S. "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea, it has not worked out", Trump wrote. "We continue to urge China to exert its unique leverage as North Korea's largest trading partner, including by fully implementing all UN Security Council sanctions", she said.
  • Theresa May to remain Prime Minster after forming government with DUP

    Theresa May to remain Prime Minster after forming government with DUP

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    Theresa May and the Conservatives fought this election on the basis of stability ahead of the Brexit negotiations due to begin in just over a week. In return for shoring up the Tory majority the party has demanded considerable more resources for Northern Ireland, more influence and involvement in trade deals.
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    But opposition parties have said it is a way of avoiding the government being voted down in a Queen's Speech next year when talks in Brussels get tough ahead of Britain's expected European Union exit in March 2019. Arlene Foster's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) is reportedly demanding billions be pumped into Northern Ireland in exchange for Tory political support.
  • At Least 19 Dead in Forest Fire in Portugal

    At Least 19 Dead in Forest Fire in Portugal

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    The flames spread during Saturday afternoon in a way that "has no explanation", Gomes said, after strong winds turned a low-scale fire into an uncontrollable wildfire. At their height, 156 forest fires drew almost 1,700 firefighters to try to contain them. "I believe in witches, I believe in anything now", said one man who had briefly fled from his village over the weekend.
  • GOP's challenge: finding votes for Senate health care bill

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    The announcement comes after weeks of discussions behind closed doors. Asked if the bill bettered the state of health care, Cassidy replied: "It depends on how you define 'better'". Democrats have assailed Republicans for putting the bill together without a single public hearing or bill-drafting session. "I am not a reporter, and I am not a lobbyist, so I've seen nothing", Murkowski told Vox.
  • Otto Warmbier dies after being detained by North Korea

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    It said that the public opinion Warmbier had died due to beating and torture was "groundless". Warmbier was detained at the Pyongyang airport in January 2016 after a short tour of North Korea. Otto Warmbier was returned to the United States after being held in North Korea for 17 months. Warmbier was to be buried at a Cincinnati cemetery.
  • Trump says he supports Senate healthcare bill

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    But some Republican senators, as well as all the Senate's Democrats , have complained about McConnell's proposal, the secrecy with which he drafted it and the speed with which he'd like to whisk it to passage. Both the House and Senate would have to vote again on a final version before sending it to President Donald Trump for signature. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, use of indoor tanning among high school students decreased to 7.3% in 2015 from 15.6% in 2009, a ...
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    He was held for almost a year-and-a-half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma last week. For their part, the Chinese envoys pressed for negotiations, proposing again a "dual-track approach" in which North Korea would suspend its nuclear and missile activities while the United States and South Korea would halt large-scale military exercises.
  • Ending guessing game, Trump admits there are no Comey tapes

    Ending guessing game, Trump admits there are no Comey tapes

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    Trump's statement brings to an end speculation that began shortly after accounts emerged about the president's exchanges with Comey - speculation the president himself began with a post on Twitter that warned the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director that there might have been tapes of their conversations.
  • Merkel urges European Union to stick together after Brexit talks launched

    Merkel urges European Union to stick together after Brexit talks launched

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    What Mr Davis described as the "most complicated negotiation of all time" began with Prime Minister Theresa May's government already on the back foot. They will use the time in between to work on proposals and exchange them. It would be dependent on the same rights being offered reciprocally to the one million United Kingdom citizens in other European countries, she said.
  • Sen. Johnson: Senate bill doesn't address health care costs

    Sen. Johnson: Senate bill doesn't address health care costs

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    The Senate's most conservative members said the plan did not do enough to scale back the United States government's role. For instance, states can now opt out of requiring insurance to cover things like maternity care. "Republicans believe we have a responsibility to act, and we are", he said. "Despite promises to the contrary, it will leave millions of people without health coverage, and others with only bare bones plans that will be insufficient to properly address their needs".
  • US Secretaries Exert Greater Pressure on China after Warmbier's Death

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    Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Trump at his private Florida estate in April, a meeting that both leaders said warmed relations between the countries. The death of an American college student after his imprisonment in North Korea is threatening to overshadow the talks at the State Department. Mystery still surrounds Warmbier's death, particularly how he ended up in a coma and what conditions he experienced while being held in North Korea.
  • Protesters greet GOP health care bill

    Protesters greet GOP health care bill

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    Ryan said he would not "armchair quarterback" the Senate process because Senate leaders didn't do that during hard negotiations in the House. (See the exchange-implosion map here.) In short, the GOP Senate bill leaves in place what is arguably Obamacare's worst feature.
  • Thousands mourn Otto Warmbier at funeral

    Thousands mourn Otto Warmbier at funeral

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    His Ohio hometown will gather Thursday to say goodbye to the college student whose trip to the reclusive nation turned into a 17-month detention nightmare. You're know, you going to see some poverty. Their appeal? "Go to the most isolated, hermetically sealed authoritarian regime in the world". Even after Otto Warmbier's tragic death, there have been no apologies from "the American left's cruel character assassins", as Michelle Malkin calls them.
  • Finsbury Park Mosque Attacker Is White Christian Terrorist

    Finsbury Park Mosque Attacker Is White Christian Terrorist

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    It said searches were being carried out at a residential address in the Cardiff area in Wales. One person died and nine were taken to hospital after a man drove a van into worshippers near the north London mosque on Sunday night. Khadijeh Sherizi said Mr Osborne was polite and her children, who are Muslim, would play with his children most days. Another man said he was "absolutely shocked" at Mr Osborne's arrest and said his was a mixed community where he had never seen any trouble.
  • Deadly London tower blaze began in a Hotpoint fridge freezer

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    Police have determined that a faulty fridge started the blaze, but insulation and tiles on the building failed all safety tests. Flames spread rapidly up the 24-storey residential tower block on June 17, trapping people inside. Some councils have begun removing the panels. In a written statement to MPs , communities secretary Sajid Javid said the tower block owners had been alerted to the safety failure.
  • Cindy Brings Flood Of Trouble To Gulf Coast

    Cindy Brings Flood Of Trouble To Gulf Coast

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    As the storm moves northwest, the Gulf Coast will continue seeing heavy rains, winds of 40-50 miles per hour and increased moisture, CNN meteorologist Michael Guy said. A waterspout came ashore in Biloxi, MS. The governors of Alabama and Louisiana both declared a state of emergency earlier this week due to the coming storm.
  • Donald Trump's controversial state visit left out of Queen's Speech

    Donald Trump's controversial state visit left out of Queen's Speech

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    In keeping with the scaled-down ceremony, the queen wore a blue hat and coat rather than ceremonial robes and the Imperial state crown. The details on many of these issues will have to be settled much later in the Brexit process, because so much depends on the negotiations, which have only just begun.
  • Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards

    Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards

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    Art Ross (most points): Connor McDavid . “Today is a very special day in my life, for sure.”. McDavid outlasted Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby , who many are already comparing the young stud to, and Columbus Blue Jackets goalie and Vezina Trophy victor Sergei Bobrovsky .