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Former Rep. Tom Price , whose departure to become Trump's health and human services secretary led to the special election, won each time he was on the ballot since 2004 with more than 60% of the vote. A super PAC backed by Ryan spent $7 million alone; the national GOP's House campaign arm added $4.5 million. - Tuesday night was a wake-up call for Democrats that they still need to home in on an effective anti-Trump message.
  • Saudi King Ousts Nephew, Names Son as Crown Prince

    Saudi King Ousts Nephew, Names Son as Crown Prince

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    Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, 57, has also been removed from his role as head of domestic security, state media say. He has pledged allegiance to the new crown prince, news agency SPA reported. Since then, he has consolidated more influence than anyone else in the kingdom, spearheading plans for a privatization of the state oil company, Aramco, while taking charge of the war in Yemen and one of the world's largest arms budgets.
  • Trump returns to Iowa and unhappy independent voters

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    McConnell can only afford two Republican defections on the bill and still have Vice President Pence cast a tie-breaking vote to get it over the 50-vote threshold needed for passage. M) WASHINGTON , DC (June 21, 2017) – The Alliance for the Adoption of Innovations in Medicine (Aimed Alliance) – a not-for-profit working to improve health care in the USA – today released Quality Health Care in the United States: A Roadmap for Consumer-Focused Reform with ten reform recommendations for Congress ...
  • OH city makes plans for North Korea-held student's funeral

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    A senior administration official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the United States had limited options to rein in North Korea without Chinese assistance. In Congress, Democrats and Republicans found bipartisan consensus in denouncing the North. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has suggested the possibility of a travel ban; however, tougher restrictions on travel to North Korea would require congressional action.
  • Israeli female police officer stabbed to death in Jerusalem attack

    Israeli female police officer stabbed to death in Jerusalem attack

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    The attack took place in two adjacent areas near Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City. Palestinians say the Israeli measures are aimed at paving the way for the Judaization of the city. The investigators will try to figure out how the lone terrorist at one of the scenes was able to surprise the Border Police officers who were told to be on alert due to the first terror attack .
  • Saudi Arabia's Mohammed Bin Salman Appointed Crown Prince

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    The newly announced Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman already oversees a vast portfolio as defense minister and head of an economic council tasked with overhauling the country's economy. According to a Wednesday royal decree, "a majority" of top royal members of the Allegiance Council backed altering the line of succession, with Saudi Arabia's state TV saying that 31 out of 34 people voted in favor.
  • United States downs 'pro-regime' drone in southern Syria

    United States downs 'pro-regime' drone in southern Syria

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    An American F/A-18E Super Hornet shot down a Syrian SU-22 on Sunday evening as it "dropped bombs" near a US-backed alliance called the Syrian Democratic Forces, who are fighting IS, the US-led coalition said in a statement . Elsewhere, the USA military confirmed Tuesday that top ISIS cleric Turki al-Binali was killed in a coalition airstrike May 31 in Mayadeen, Syria. The SDF are supported by US airpower, and they have begun their assault on Raqqa.
  • US Soldiers Killed in Eastern Afghanistan After Afghan Soldier Opens Fire

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    Two U.S. troops were killed and two others were wounded in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, allegedly at the hands of an Afghan soldier who opened fired on them, an official there told The Associated Press . A spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar province, Attahullah Khogyani , said the attack took place in the Achin district . Saturday's attack came just hours after a USA air strike killed and wounded at least six Afghan policemen in southern Helmand province , in the ...
  • Millions of yoga practitioners hit the mat for worldwide event

    Millions of yoga practitioners hit the mat for worldwide event

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    Hundreds of yoga fans gathered at the Indian embassy in Kabul on Wednesday to take part in yoga exercises to mark International Yoga Day . It was to mark this year's celebration of International Day of Yoga which falls on June 21, organised by the High Commission of India in Accra with support from the Ministry of Youth and Sports in Ghana.