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Republicans unveiled a "discussion draft" of the Better Care Reconciliation Act on Thursday, the GOP replacement for former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act . Sandoval, a Republican who chose to opt into expanding Medicaid , said 210,000 received health coverage because of the decision. Senate Republicans have released their version of a plan to repeal and replace Obamacare .
  • Trump approves $2B sale of drones to India ahead of meeting

    Trump approves $2B sale of drones to India ahead of meeting

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    Modi expressed his optimism saying, "I look forward to this opportunity to have an in-depth exchange of views on further consolidating the robust and wide ranging partnership between India and the United States ", adding, "I look forward to building a forward-looking vision for our partnership with the new Administration in the United States under President Trump ".
  • Dennis Rodman Claims He Asked North Korea to Release Otto Warmbier

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    Rodman arrived in Pyongyang, North Korea the same day Pyongyang released Otto Warmbier, 22, the American college student who was released from prison last week and died soon after. "It's a total disgrace what happened to Otto", President Trump told reporters Tuesday. While Pyongyang accepted US demands for Warmbier's return on humanitarian grounds, Washington "totally distorted this truth and dared to clamor about "retaliation" and "pressure" on "dignified" North Korea, the spokesman told ...
  • US Asks China To Do More To Rein In North Korea

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    At the talks in Washington , Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis were hosting Chinese foreign policy chief Yang Jiechi and Gen. -Chinese talks in Washington . China did not give details on the US response to the proposition Chinese government officials raised during the meeting.
  • Medical Colleges: Reject Senate Health-Care Bill

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    At lightning speed and with a little over a week for wider review, the Republicans' bill could influence health care and health insurance of every American. McConnell , R-Ky., released the bill Thursday after weeks of closed-door meetings searching for middle ground between conservative senators seeking an aggressive repeal of Obama's statute and centrists warning about going too far.
  • Qatar Airways seeks to buy a stake in American Airlines

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    USA airlines have long protested that Middle Eastern counterparts Qatar, Emirates , and Etihad receive subsidies from their governments that allow them to compete unfairly. Most significantly, American's filing made clear that nothing changes in the standoff with Qatar Airways , Emirates and Etihad over their alleged government subsidized operations within the US-UAE and US-Qatar Open Skies agreements .
  • Trump owes lenders at least S$436 million, disclosure shows

    Trump owes lenders at least S$436 million, disclosure shows

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    The report, which presents an imperfect window into Trump's assets, debt and income, is the third of its kind released since he announced his candidacy in 2015. The Trump International Hotel in Washington , D.C. - which has been at the center of debates around the Constitution's Emoluments Clause - has taken in $19.7 million since it opened during Trump's campaign.
  • Radiohead take aim at 'strong and stable' May at Glastonbury

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    A whopping 34 per cent of people said Glastonbury was the best music festival to have sex with someone new , compared to just 13 per cent at Creamfields and 10 per cent at Download. As grime takes Glasto in 2017, Dizzee's set isn't about to reassert his place in that history, but remind us of the pop heights it can reach. Some of the artists in this year's line-up include the Foo Fighters, Radiohead , Ed Sheeran , Lorde and Solange.
  • Tapwrit hangs on to win Belmont Stakes

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    Pletcher won the Belmont in 2007 with the filly Rags to Riches and again in 2013 with Palace Malice. Yes, there was only one true Santa Anita horse in Saturday's Belmont Stakes , and that was Santa Anita Derby victor Gormley , who finished fourth in the Belmont.
  • GOP's special-election sweep bodes well for Trump agenda

    GOP's special-election sweep bodes well for Trump agenda

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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.