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Senate Republicans launched their plan for shriveling Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, edging a step closer to their dream of repeal with a bill that would slice and reshape Medicaid for the poor, relax rules on insurers and end tax increases on higher earners that have helped finance expanded coverage for millions.
  • UK seeks to reassure EU citizens they can stay after Brexit

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    Those arriving up until the point of departure would have a "grace period" - expected to be two years - to build up the same "UK settled status" and the system would also be streamlined, doing away with an 85-page permanent residency application form which has attracted complaints, May said in a clear attempt to sweeten Britain's offering for Brexit .
  • 65.6m people forced from their homes

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    With a record 65.6 million people previous year forcibly uprooted from their homes by violence and persecution , United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on June 20 called on the global community to provide support and solidarity .
  • Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis

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    King Salman proclaimed his son as a prestigious president, strongly strengthening the position of the 31-year-old in the situation while Saudi Arabia is seeking the radical re-examination of its economy that is heavily dependent on oil and faces growing tensions in relations with his regional rival Iran .
  • Dani Alves drops massive Man City transfer hint

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    The 34-year-old told Conversa com Bial: "Leaving Juve on a free transfer". The Brazilian continued: "I don't know what is happening". Asked if he will be joining Manchester City , Alves said: "Well, everybody knows about my admiration for Guardiola ".
  • Typically Trump-Friendly 'Fox and Friends' Questions President's Twitter Habits

    Typically Trump-Friendly 'Fox and Friends' Questions President's Twitter Habits

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    He also cited the testimony from former FBI Director James Comey before the Senate intelligence committee, in which Comey said he had told Trump he was not under investigation in the months leading up to his May 9 firing. "He takes the action that they also, by the way, recommended. So that's the constitutional threshold question here", Sekulow said. Although the White House initially claimed that Comey's firing was the result of his mishandling of Hillary Clinton's email ...
  • USA sends B-1b bombers in show of force against North Korea

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    Outrage is growing in the USA over the death of Otto Warmbier , and with so much uncertainty over the circumstances of his death, the U.S.is now considering banning its citizens from traveling to North Korea. President Moon Jae-in on Thursday urged China to do more to rid North Korea of nuclear weapons, noting the communist state may acquire nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile in "the not too distant future".
  • Murkowski: Health care changes must be 'done right'

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    She is viewed as one of the key votes on the bill, given that Republicans have only a two-seat advantage in the Senate. Democrats gathered on the Senate floor and defended Obama's 2010 overhaul. Senate Republicans' new health bill cuts taxes by almost $1 trillion over the next decade, mostly for corporations and the richest families in America.
  • Iran displays missiles in Quds Day rally

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    In Tehran's Vali-ye Asr street, three mid-range surface-to-surface ballistic missiles were displayed, including the Zolfaghar missile that Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards used on Sunday to target bases of the IS in eastern Syria . "Death to America", "Death to Israel", "Death to the United Kingdom". Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said the recent history knows "nothing more evil than the Zionist regime".
  • Here's what the Senate healthcare bill means for all types of Americans

    Here's what the Senate healthcare bill means for all types of Americans

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    At the he latest vote count, four Republican senators say they cannot vote for the bill as it now stands. Sens. Dean Heller of Nevada, facing a competitive 2018 re-election battle, Rob Portman of OH and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia expressed concerns about the bill's cuts to Medicaid and drug addiction efforts.
  • House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'

    House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'

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    President Donald Trump taunted Nancy Pelosi in a tweet Thursday as Republicans and some Democrats have pinned the loss of the special election in Georgia's 6th Congressional District on the House minority leader. "It's time for a new generation of leadership in the party". Unless the Democrats start winning more than just moral victories against a deeply unpopular president, her days as party leader could be numbered.