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That's especially because she was the focus of a torrent of negative advertising casting her as a San Francisco liberal and linking her to the Democratic candidate. Republicans, on the other hand, want Pelosi to keep her job. Trump himself weighed in over Twitter Thursday morning with digs at Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY.
  • Russian Federation destroys ISIS Command and Control centres in Syria

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    USA forces said the drone was sacked on after it "displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces", U.S. forces said in a statement. Russian Federation backs Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, whom Iran also supports, while the USA -led coalition is aligned with groups that oppose the Assad regime and ISIS.
  • Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73

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    The suicide bomber blew up his explosives-laden auto near Inspector General of Police Ehsan Mehboob's office in Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province, killing at least 13 people, including seven policemen, and wounding 21 others. The injured include nine policemen, four army personnel, a girl and a woman, and the condition of at least five of them is said to be serious. Police stopped the vehicle carrying the explosives at a checkpoint, Anwar Ul Haq Kakar, the spokesman for the ...
  • Saudi Arabia demands Qatar close Al Jazeera, sever ties with Iran

    Saudi Arabia demands Qatar close Al Jazeera, sever ties with Iran

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    It comes almost three weeks after Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt imposed a tight blockade on Qatar, their neighbour in the Gulf. Earlier this week, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the USA was "mystified" as to why the Gulf states hadn't yet issued such a list of demands.
  • Trump calls Russian collusion claims a 'HOAX!'

    Trump calls Russian collusion claims a 'HOAX!'

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    In January, Trump acknowledged that he believes Russian operatives hacked into files at the Democratic party headquarters and said Russian President Vladimir Putin "shouldn't have done it". Trump seized on Johnson's comments, blasting the Democrats in an additional tweet for not working with the DHS to prevent the hacks. This is aside from the information already confirmed by USA intelligence officials that Russian hackers acquired and orchestrated the release of emails from the ...
  • Turkey says it will not close military base in Qatar

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    PETER KENYON, BYLINE: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pressed Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt to reveal what exactly they want Qatar to do to resolve this crisis. The diplomats affirmed the need for Qatar to take full responsibility and correct its foreign policy as verbal pledges are no longer acceptable in order to be able to engage in a transparent way and without double standards in regional and world efforts to combat terrorism.
  • Macron's party wins first round of French legislative vote with 28.21%

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    French President Emmanuel Macron's party topped the first round of voting in Sunday's parliamentary elections, putting him on course for an overwhelming majority to implement his programme of ambitious reforms. The Republicans got about 15.8 percent of the vote, and Macron's presidential rival Marine Le Pen's National Front party garnered 13.2 percent. Macron's party - Republic on the Move - received 32 percent of the vote, followed by the mainstream conservatives with 21 percent.
  • Arizona Medicaid agency says Senate health bill cost $7.1B

    Arizona Medicaid agency says Senate health bill cost $7.1B

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    Like the House plan before it, the Senate proposal has detractors from conservatives and moderate Republicans. Dean Heller on Friday became the latest GOP lawmaker to voice concerns about the Senate health care bill - a development that further complicates Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act .
  • UAE warns Doha to accept demands or face 'divorce'

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    As the United States stepped back from any central mediating role, all sides seemed to be settling in for a potentially protracted crisis. Saudi Arabia regularly accuses Iran, its regional rival, of interference throughout the Middle East.
  • More than 80 stay put as tower blocks evacuated over cladding fears

    More than 80 stay put as tower blocks evacuated over cladding fears

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    But why now? At 4pm today they said it would be okay and that all the checks were fine. While some news reports said as many as 800 households were affected, the council didn't specify a number in its latest release. One shirt bearing the London Ambulance Service logo said: "We refuse to forget you". The department also said exterior cladding attached to the 24-story public housing project during a recent renovation failed safety tests conducted by investigators, and that police have ...
  • Five London towers evacuated over fire safety fears

    Five London towers evacuated over fire safety fears

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    We have had 650 households who have moved out of the tower blocks. Barnet Homes chairman Terry Rogers said contractors would begin work to strip the blocks "as a matter of urgency" and that arrangements were being put in place for residents to be able to test the fire safety of their white goods.