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And here in Florida, the state's Democratic Party chairman, Stephen Bittel, badly alienated black Democratic lawmakers by calling them "childish", sparking accusations of racism. Ultimately, Pelosi still got support from about two-thirds of the caucus, though the 63 votes Ryan garnered were the most serious defection Pelosi has ever faced.
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    The US also carried out an air raid against Iranian-backed fighters in Southern Syria last week. Syrian forces and Iranian-backed militias supporting them are reaching east closer to American-backed fighters, and this includes forces of the Pentagon hopes pursuing the militants into the Euphrates River valley after they take the Raqqa, the Islamic State's self-declared capital.
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    Iranian media reported that it was the first time the country's armed forces had used such missiles outside its country in thirty years. The threats come as Iranian politicians and military leaders amp up their rhetoric against the Trump administration following a series of strikes in Syria on Iranian-backed forces bolstering embattled President Bashar al-Assad.
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    Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell smiles as he leaves the chamber after announcing the release of the Republicans' healthcare bill . The Senate bill would make major cuts in the federal-state Medicaid program for poor and disabled people.
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    Suffice to say that Trump would be nuts to think that these flimsy objections would provide him with cover if he made the disastrous decision to dismiss Mueller and abort the investigation. Unsatisfied, Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, said that he'd like the scope in writing. Comey testified to the Senate Intelligence Committee last week that he leaked information from memos he wrote describing his private conversations with Trump .
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    Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, who has not suggested she opposes the measure, declined to comment on its components when asked at a news conference Friday. Shortly after the Senate bill was released on Thursday, the challenges that lie ahead in the Senate came into view.
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    A 15-member ITF demonstration team, all North Koreans, plans to conduct joint performances with WTF athletes, mostly South Koreans, at the WTF-organized world championships, which is set to open Saturday in the southern South Korean town of Muju .
  • Trump urges Democrats to get on board with health reform

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    But the measure so far has failed to garner enough support to pass with only Republican votes - although the party has a majority in the Senate - after a handful of GOP lawmakers revolted. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has finally unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law. They also know that their bill will take away health coverage from millions.
  • Iran MoD hopes for peace on Eid al-Fitr

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    A Ramadan lantern, traditional symbol of the holy month. Astronomical calculations have revealed that this year, Eid al-Fitr is expected to begin on Sunday, June 25, and end on the evening of Monday, June 26. Libyan Muslim worshippers greet each other as they gather at the Martyrs´ Square in the capital Tripoli to perform Eid-ul-Fitr prayers on June 25, 2017.
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    The opposition has alleged that the NDA finalised Kovind's name for the post of President without consulting them prior to the announcement. The two regional parties, which are part of the coalition government led by BJP in the state, were consulted before announcing Kovind as NDA's presidential nominee, the minister added.
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    Making a final push, President Donald Trump said he doesn't think congressional Republicans are "that far off" on a health overhaul to replace "the dead carcass of Obamacare " and signaled that last-minute changes were coming to win enough support for passage.
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    He celebrated the bill's narrow passage last month in a Rose Garden event with House Republican leaders. The nation has not seen a reduction in the numbers of people overdosing and becoming addicted, he said, adding that "the timing of reducing the numbers of people covered by health insurance is very unfortunate".
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    The BCRA would reduce financial assistance for low-income Americans purchasing health care , defund Planned Parenthood for one year, phase out Obamacare's Medicaid expansion by 2021, cut other forms of Medicaid spending and implement a number of tax cuts for high-income Americans .
  • KSA has new Crown Prince

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    The young prince was little known to Saudis before Salman became king in January 2015. Apart from his role in the Saudi energy policy and economic initiatives to build a future for the monarchy after oil, Mohammed bin Salman is leading the Saudi war on impoverished Yemen.
  • Tom Holland Says VENOM Will Never Be In The Marvel Cinematic Universe

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    We've know for a few weeks that Avengers director Joss Whedon would be directing a DCEU Batgirl movie , and had been put in charge of Justice League reshoots after Zack Snyder left production in the wake of his daughter's death. Spider-Man: Homecoming is the third film reimagining of its title character in the past decade and a half, the first being a trilogy directed by Sam Raimi.
  • Gove Replaces Leadsom As Secretary Of State For Environment

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    Guy Verhofstadt said the European Union was "impatiently" waiting for the United Kingdom to set out its position ahead of talks expected to start next week. Gove will replace Andrea Leadsom , who was given the role following her challenge to May in the 2016 Conservative leadership contest and will move on to become the Leader of the House of Commons.
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    Treasury. The bill "rolls back the ACA's Medicaid expansion - making for deep spending cuts to that program, compared with current law". Paul said Friday "I want the bill to look more like a repeal bill". The bill keeps some popular parts of the Affordable Care Act, such as the provision preventing insurance companies from charging people more or denying them coverage based on pre-existing conditions , and eliminates some unpopular parts, such as the individual mandate which requires ...
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    Both bills would roll back the expansion and significantly overhaul the program, which provides insurance to almost 70 million people. In nearly the exact words used yesterday by Collins , Heller said he could not support any bill that took away health insurance from "tens of millions of people".
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    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is seeking a vote on the bill before Congress leaves next week for its Fourth of July recess. So it is possible that Mr. In the narrowly divided Senate, defections from just three of the 52 Republican senators would doom the legislation. Arizona's Republican Gov. Doug Ducey said Friday the Senate GOP bill falls short of what his state needs.
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    Several lobbyists and outside experts theorized that the waiting period had been excluded from the initial draft of the Senate's health care bill because of concerns about the 'Byrd Rule'. She and her husband became addicted to heroin and they stole to support their habit. She described herself as a "master legislator" and an "astute leader".
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    They needed to complement Simmons. "Just want to get on the court". The draft has already included a major trade involving the Bulls and Timberwolves . I haven't even seen the exact compensation for the Brown trade with the Bucks, but this likely goes back to the salary cap rule that places a limit on the amount of cash a team can pay or receive per season.
  • Wash. Democratic Senator To Lobby Colleagues In Opposition of Healthcare Plan

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    That could leave some customers in the individual market with even fewer choices than they had before Obamacare. The budget office analysis of the Senate measure is expected early next week. And just - can you give us just a couple of ways in which it differs from the House bill? In addition to effectively kicking the can down the road on Medicaid expansion, the Senate bill would repeal nearly all of the new taxes imposed by Obamacare, while keeping in place (with different eligibility ...
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    Residents of more than 700 flats in north London's Chalcots Estate housing blocks have spent the night in emergency accommodation after being evacuated over fire safety fears following the Grenfell Tower fire. Tests earlier this week on the Chalcots Estate, a cluster of high-rise apartment buildings, had revealed four of the estate's towers used exterior cladding and insulation similar to the materials used in Grenfell.
  • Jared Poche' sets LSU wins mark, knocks Florida State out

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    Florida State , in the CWS for the 22nd time, started the fifth with two singles, but a double play squelched the threat. If the Tigers win, another game will be played Saturday at either 2 or 7 p.m. That brought up Slaughter, making his first CWS start, and on a 0-and-1 fastball he lofted a drive that crawled over the yellow line on the outfield wall for a three-run home run and a 5-0 Tigers lead.
  • Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj begins 'peace' fast

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    The resentment among Uttar Pradesh farmers, especially sugarcane growers and potato cultivators, may snowball into protests if timely steps are not taken to prevent the simmering agrarian distress from going the Madhya Pradesh way, farmer bodies have warned.
  • The official Brexit negotiations have begun

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    He said that the other European Union countries have a united position but the British are "in chaos". They were briefed by Michel Barnier, who launched the Brexit negotiations for them on Monday, and discussed the move of two European Union agencies from London after Britain quits.
  • Just About Every Major Medical Group Hates the GOP Health Care Plans

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    In addition to the five senators who have announced their outright opposition, several other GOP senators, both conservatives and moderates , have yet to commit to the new overhaul. The Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, which was released by Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Thursday , would significantly cut federal funding for the low-income Medicaid program.
  • Watters: 'Are the Democrats Sick of Losing Yet?'

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    Rep. Seth Moulton , a Massachusetts Democrat, told CNN his party needed new leadership . The Democratic Party was dealt another blow in their bid to send an early message to the Trump administration. Texas Democrats say they feel confident they'll be able to turn red districts blue in the 2018 midterms. The focus on Pelosi comes in part because she's the only figure in Democratic politics who is universally known and detested on the right.
  • Mitch McConnell works to rally GOP votes for Senate health bill

    Mitch McConnell works to rally GOP votes for Senate health bill

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    A handful of Republicans - more than Mr. McConnell can afford to lose - were quick to disparage the measure. "It's simply not the answer", the Nevada Republican said at a news conference alongside Gov. Additionally, about 20 percent of Medicaid spending goes to provide nursing home care, including for middle-class seniors whose savings have been exhausted - a situation nearly any of us might confront.
  • 'Bihar CM Nitish Kumar committed historic blunder,' says Lalu Prasad Yadav

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    RJD Chief Lalu Prasad , who rushed from Ranchi after a court hearing, said that being a Bihari, his choice was Ram's daughter Kumar. "There is no doubt about the result". "As a woman in public life, I would like to compliment Meira Kumar for her candidature, but I think at the end it is about numbers. It also helps the JD (U) to float on the right size of the larger political mood in the country, which is a positive considering he is not seen as a member of the disjointed Opposition", said ...
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    That's how pros read those results. Moreover, Republican incumbents won 15 of these 18 seats by double-digit margins in 2016 despite the local Trump undertow. President Donald Trump says he always told a "straight story" about whether he recorded his private conversations with his fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey .
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    The complex attacks in Tehran included shootings and at least one suicide bombing at the Iranian parliament and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic, south of the capital. Also, Major General Mohammad Baqeri, head of the Iranian armed forces, pledged "unforgettable lessons" to terrorists and their backers after the Tehran assault.
  • Critics of Senate health bill hope to sway GOP Sen. Cassidy

    Critics of Senate health bill hope to sway GOP Sen. Cassidy

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    It also would slap annual spending caps on the overall Medicaid program, which, since its inception in 1965, has provided states with unlimited money to cover eligible costs. The idea was a relatively late addition to Trump's talking points. Ultimately, however, the impact is the same: sacrificing Medicaid for tax cuts. Structurally, there are differences too, Stamper noted.
  • Democratic Rep. says Pelosi is 'impediment' to taking back House majority

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    Democrats need to replace Rep. Nancy Pelosi as House minority leader if they are going to win future elections, a Democratic lawmaker said Thursday. Tim Ryan of OH told reporters about why the group got together. In a separate Politico story , Rep. Filemon Vela , D-Texas, blasted Pelosi and said she was one of the reasons why Ossoff lost to Republican Karen Handel .
  • New ads target 5 GOP senators on healthcare

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    Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday urged Democrats in the Senate to do anything necessary - possibly including shutting down day-to-day business - to thwart the GOP's secretive work on its health care bill. John Cornyn (R-Texas) told the Associated Press that the end of July is a more reasonable deadline. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated that the House bill would leave 23 million more Americans uninsured by 2026 than under current law.
  • GJM-police clashes: One killed, IRB officer seriously injured

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    After getting the news about the erupting violence in the state, Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh , met GJM general secretary, Roshan Giri, and BJP's Darjeeling lawmaker, SS Ahluwalia, to handle the condition. Nobody should resort to violence". Widespread protests were reported from Singamari, the northern point of Darjeeling , as hundreds of GJM's women activists rallied with shrill condemnation of the raid, and shouted slogans for a separate Gorkhaland as they held aloft the ...
  • Korea tests rocket engine possibly for ICBM

    Korea tests rocket engine possibly for ICBM

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    North Korean missile tests present a hard challenge for Moon. Moon has stressed a need to impose additional, stronger sanctions on the communist state if the North tests an intercontinental ballistic missile or conducts its sixth nuclear test.