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McCain says time for Republicans, Democrats to 'start fresh' on healthcare

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Republicans in the House and Senate have been criticized for not having a clearer plan in place, after seven years of Obamacare and promises to repeal it. He also blasted Democrats , all 48 of whom voted against each repeal measure that came up over a dramatic two days in the Senate, saying he imagined they must be "celebrating". Read More »

German police: 2 dead, 4 wounded in disco shooting

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One police officer was also injured in the exchange of fire with the suspect. The shooting took place in a nightclub called "Grey" on Max-Stromeyer Strasse at around 4:30am, according to local media . The motive for the shooting is yet to be established. One policeman was also injured. Officials said the attacker was psychologically unstable. Germany has seen an influx of attacks mostly by lone wolves inspired by the ideologies of the Islamic States. Read More »

Johnson blames 'dysfunctional process' for failed Obamacare repeal vote

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Republicans in the House and Senate have been criticized for not having a clearer plan in place, after seven years of Obamacare and promises to repeal it. Mr Ryan seemingly opened a path for Mr McConnell earlier on Thursday evening by signalling a willingness to negotiate a more comprehensive bill with the Senate. Read More »

Shahid Khakan Abbasi to replace Nawaz Sharif as Pakistan's Interim Prime Minister

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The announcement charts a way forward for Pakistan after the Supreme Court deposed Sharif Friday following an investigation into corruption allegations against him and his family. Haq said that although the court in Friday's ruling asked figurehead President Mamnoon Hussain to "ensure continuation of the democratic process", the reality was that the country was still facing a political crisis. Read More »

Two terrorists killed in J&K's Pulwama, encounter underway

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The encounter comes after three militants were killed when security forces foiled an infiltration bid on the Line of Control in Gurez sector of north Kashmir on Thursday. The authorities have suspended Internet services in Pulwama district following the killings. An encounter began when the terrorists opened fire at the security forces. Read More »

Higher prices, fewer options lurk after health bill collapse

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John McCain pointed his right index finger in a downward motion to register the decisive no vote that killed a GOP bill aimed at repealing the Affordable Care Act , Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , with a wave of his arm, signaled Democrats who wanted to clap and cheer to stay silent. Read More »

After Gujarat, Prime Minister Modi to review Assam flood situation

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Heavy rains in several parts of India in the past few weeks have created havoc due to flooding. Many have lost their lives. "Some people are trying to spark a controversy that Mr Modi has visited Gujarat and not Assam". "Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to visit Assam on August 1", tweeted Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal. The team led by Joint Secretary of Ministry of Home Affairs V Shashank Shekhar will conduct an on-the-spot assessment of the flood situation and will be ... Read More »

FA stop Barton from playing charity match

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Also a former QPR player, Barton offered to play in the match which is being held at Loftus Road but was told by organisers he would not be allowed due to the game being organised by the FA. However, Barton, who played for QPR for four years, is not permitted to take part because of his FA ban from all football activity until June 1, 2018, after admitting a breach of betting rules. Read More »

US Senate rejects Obamacare repeal bill

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In a statement released early this morning, Johnson said he was "disappointed not only in the failure to pass legislation to begin to fix the damage done by Obamacare , but also in the dysfunctional process that directly led to this result". Read More »

Manafort subpoenaed by judiciary panel, met with Senate intel

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That gathering was described to Trump Jr.in the emails the Trump son released. Manafort "answered their questions fully", said his spokesman, Jason Maloni. But Senate judiciary committee Chairman Chuck Grassley announced Wednesday that Browder's appearance was being delayed from Wednesday to Thursday morning because of the "two-hour rule", a delay tactic often employed by Senate Democrats as they have fought Republicans on a series of measures. Read More »

Graham: Holy hell to pay if Trump fires Sessions

This would allow Trump's appointee to avoid the Senate confirmation process and serve in that post through the end of next year. The President has the authority to make a recess appointment while the U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham is warning President Donald Trump not to force the removal of Robert Mueller , the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director who is overseeing a probe into potential collusion between Trump campaign associates and the Russian government. Read More »

UAE condemns recent Israeli actions in Al Aqsa Mosque

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would seek to pass a law to shut down the Jerusalem bureau of Al Jazeera if law enforcement will not do so after his multiple requests. Since then, Palestinians have killed 48 Israelis, two visiting Americans and a British tourist in stabbings, shootings and car-ramming attacks Israeli targeting civilians and soldiers. Read More »

Trump threat: End health payments unless there's an overhaul

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The measure defeated Friday would have repealed an Obama mandate that most people get health insurance and would have suspended a requirement that larger companies offer coverage to their employees. "The burden remains on the Senate to demonstrate that it is capable of passing something that keeps our promise, as the House has already done", Ryan said. Read More »

Freak storm floods roads, fells trees in Istanbul

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The violent storm ravaged Istanbul and, while it only lasted 20 minutes, it managed to leave a path of destruction in its wake. Flights from the city's Ataturk airport, a major regional hub, were suspended. Britain on Friday partially lifted restrictions on carrying large electronic devices onboard United Kingdom -bound flights from a number of Turkish airports and airlines. Read More »

Watch the moment that McCain voted no on Obamacare repeal

Seven years and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged Republicans to pass it and feel OK about it because Paul Ryan wouldn't let it pass the House as written? "It's about the 20 million Americans and counting who've gained the security and peace of mind of health insurance and the tens of millions more who benefited from upgrades like free preventive care, such as mammograms and vaccines and improvements in the quality of care in hospitals that have averted more than 100,000 deaths ... Read More »

Russian Federation orders United States to cut diplomats over new sanctions

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The Kremlin had previously said that it would not impose any sanctions on the US until Trump signs the bill. The measure also includes a provision that would limit Trump's authority to lift the sanctions unilaterally. There was no definite word on when the Senate might vote on the bill but lawmakers said they thought a vote could be as soon as Friday. "Not only are the Democrats to a man and woman against any form of improving ties because they are angry about Russia's election interference, ... Read More »

Trump signs Russian Federation sanctions bill he opposed

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At the time Putin made the surprise choice not to respond to the USA move, saying that he was waiting to see how Trump handled the situation once he came to power. "That means that the total number of the staff engaged in United States diplomatic and consular establishments will be reduced to 455 people", the Russian Foreign Ministry explained. Read More »

Trump dumps Priebus as chief of staff

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Reince Priebus said he resigned as White House chief of staff on Thursday. "I would like to thank Reince Priebus for his service and dedication to his country", the president tweeted. It came on a day that began just after midnight as Senate Republicans failed overnight to pass legislation aimed at repealing and replacing Obamacare, a central Trump legislative priority championed by Priebus. Read More »

Lavrov says Moscow had to react to U.S. sanctions

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At an global summit in Germany this month, Trump met several times with Putin, but the American president declined to publicly give the kind of condemnation that his staff insisted he deliver to the Russian leader over Moscow's election interference. Read More »

President Trump blasts Senate rules in Saturday morning tweets

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McCain's was the decisive vote, with Republicans already on the brink after two of their senators had let it be known they were a "No" on a scaled-down "skinny repeal" legislation that would have withdrawn a few of the most unpopular provisions of the Act, but would have left the rest intact. Read More »

Russian Federation orders USA to cut diplomats in response to sanctions

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The ministry said the United States had until September 1 to reduce its diplomatic staff in Russia to 455 people, the number of Russian diplomats left in the United States after Washington expelled 35 Russians in December. and we all agreed we believe these tough hostile regimes deserve sanctions and this is the bipartisan compromise that produces that". An attempt by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to portray recently passed Russian sanctions legislation as a sign Americans want ... Read More »

Russian Federation to seize USA properties in retaliation over sanctions

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The bill will now be sent to the White House for Trump to sign into law or veto. The sanctions measure has already passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 419-3. Passage would force Trump to either sign away part of his authority for unilateral action on sanctions against Russian Federation or veto a bill that appears to have enough support to override an attempt to block it from becoming law. Read More »

BJP chief Amit Shah to contest Rajya Sabha poll

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Mathur is extremely close to Modi as also to the RSS, and at one point the party and the extended parivar was said to be contemplating replacing Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje with Mathur. Of the total 11 Rajya Sabha members from Gujarat, the term of three - Smriti Irani and Dilipbhai Pandya (both BJP) and Congress' Ahmed Patel - is coming to an end on 18 August. Read More »

Russian Federation hits back at US

The ministry says the USA has until September 1 to cut the number of its staff at the Moscow embassy and at three consulates to match the exact number of Russian diplomats who are working in the US - 455 people, according to the ministry's announcement. Read More »

Would You Buy Old National Bancorp (NASDAQ:ONB) On These Analyst Ratings?

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The firm bought 10,000 shares of the financial services provider's stock, valued at approximately $118,000. Creative Planning boosted its position in Old National Bancorp by 21.2% in the first quarter. The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 15th were given a $0.11 dividend. Read More »

Teenager raped twice in separate attacks

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At around 02:00 on Wednesday the victim left the station in a disorientated state and flagged down a vehicle and was raped for a second time. "Specialist officers from British Transport Police and West Midlands Police are with the victim and will continue to provide her with support". Read More »

Over 22000 evacuated after fire at Spanish music festival

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Glasto's raunchy revellers are a thing of legend. Some witnesses uploaded images on social media and said that the stage "just exploded". As the flames grew, the festival's emergency evacuation procedure flashed up on the stage screen. 22,000 people were evacuated from Tomorrowland Unite Spain, however no one is thought to have been injured. But the music was being broadcast live to Parc de Can Zam, in Barcelona. Read More »