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McConnell's criticism of the ACA was unfair - the major parts of the bill passed through regular order after 160 hours of debate on the Senate floor, and it ultimately included 171 Republican amendments. "Having said that, that should be kept to a minimum, so I think that if this is too secretive, it's going to put a cloud over the whole final product".
  • Scottish independence dealt a blow

    Scottish independence dealt a blow

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    Thursday's surprise election result in Britain came as a severe setback for one of the most powerful women in the nation, and one of Prime Minister Theresa May's strongest opponents, as Nicola Sturgeon's Scottish National Party lost about a third of its parliamentary seats.
  • Death Toll in Bogota Shopping Mall Attack Rises to 3

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    The bomb ripped through the exclusive Centro Comercial Andino mall at about 5 p.m. Saturday as it was crowded with Fathers' Day shoppers. Police said the device was placed in a toilet bowl in the second-floor restroom, according to Al-Jazeera.
  • RJD to decide on presidential candidate on Thursday

    RJD to decide on presidential candidate on Thursday

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    If that is so, we are not interested in backing him". The numbers seem to be clearly in favour of the NDA candidate as some non-NDA non-UPA parties, including the BJD, YSRCP, TDP and TRS, have announced support for Mr Kovind. To start with there was heavy betting that Shiv Sena will definitely oppose whomsoever BJP propose as candidate. The Congress is desperately looking for a credible Dalit to put up as a joint Opposition candidate and may finally settle for former Speaker Meira Kumar ...
  • United Kingdom government's priority is to win best possible Brexit deal

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    After four terror attacks and a deadly tower block blaze that have darkened the national mood in the past three months, anti-government campaigners also staged " Day of Rage " protests that converged outside parliament. The queen told lawmakers from both the upper and lower houses of parliament that the government is committed to building "the widest possible consensus" on Brexit, working with parliament, devolved administrations, business and others.
  • Queen's Speech: Corbyn attacks 'Government without majority'

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    Another detail earned notice for its absence: In a speech that traditionally notes important state visits - and this time around noted an upcoming visit from the king and queen of Spain - there's no mention of President Trump . After the London Bridge attack, Trump tweeted : "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack, and Mayor of London says there is 'no reason to be alarmed!'" According to a recent survey commissioned by Pride in London, almost half of the LGBT community in ...
  • Escaped inmates to make first court appearance in GA

    Escaped inmates to make first court appearance in GA

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    The two Georgia convicts accused of killing a pair of corrections officers on a prison bus last week and then escaping were back in Putnam County Wednesday for a first-appearance hearing in court. They escaped a prison transport and were on the run for a couple of days before surrendering here in Rutherford County. Dubose and Rowe were captured Thursday in central Tennessee after a homeowner saw the inmates trying to steal his vehicle and called his neighbor.
  • Trump's state visit to United Kingdom not mentioned in Queen's speech

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    The blueprint for the next two years delivered at the opening of Parliament focused largely on Brexit, and stayed away from flagship policies in the Tory manifesto. Fox hunting with hounds was outlawed by Tony Blair's Labour government in 2004 but successive Conservative manifestos have pledged to bring the animal killings back.
  • May promises to listen on Brexit as queen presents government programme

    May promises to listen on Brexit as queen presents government programme

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    Buckingham Palace said Philip, 96, was hospitalized as a precaution for treatment of an infection. A planned state visit by U.S. President Donald Trump to Britain will go ahead although no date for the trip has been fixed, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Wednesday following local media reports that it had been postponed.
  • Chidanand: International Yoga Day is a historic moment for India

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    He also encouraged the Indian High Commissioner, Mr Birender Yadav, to consider having the next events in other regions of the country to also whip up the interest of people in those parts of the country. It was the third event since its inception in 2015. The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi participates in the mass yoga demonstration at the Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan, on the occasion of the 3rd International Day of Yoga - 2017, in Lucknow on June 21, 2017.
  • Azarenka wins first match on return from motherhood

    Azarenka wins first match on return from motherhood

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    Azarenka called her coach, Michael Joyce, for an on-court timeout after dropping the second set, and he encouraged her to be more assertive with her shots. From there, she reeled off five straight points of her own, and then recovered from a 3-5 deficit in the third-set tiebreaker. "It's easy to feel good when everything goes your way", Azarenka said.