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More specifically, Warren added that "Senate Republicans are paying for tax cuts for the wealthy with American lives". "And I'm announcing today that in this form, I simply will not support it". While changes can still be made to the legislation, some Democrats are holding events this weekend to stand up against the bill. The House approved its version of the bill last month.
  • Belgium foils terror attack: Suspect killed

    Belgium foils terror attack: Suspect killed

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    The man then ran toward patrolling soldiers while shouting " Allahu Akbar ", setting off a panic as people sought cover, Van der Sypt said. A suspect, who died after being shot at the scene by soldiers, has been identified as a 37 year old man from the Brussels' neighborhood of Molenbeek, according to several Belgian media outlets.
  • White House responds to Comey tape deadline with Trump tweet

    White House responds to Comey tape deadline with Trump tweet

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    Mueller is now said to be investigating whether the president has attempted to obstruct justice in the investigation of his campaign's ties to Russian Federation. Trump said the victory "was very big", adding "I think I helped a lot". In a brief, two-paragraph letter to the leaders of the House and Senate Russia investigations , White House legislative affairs director Marc Short copied and pasted Trump's tweet onto formal letterhead.
  • Trump, Pence to attend Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's wedding

    Trump, Pence to attend Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's wedding

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    But Pence didn't just attend - he officiated, a source told CNN. Trump, sporting a black tie tuxedo, and Melania, who donned a pink blush dress her spokeswoman said was Gilles Mendel silk chiffon, drove past crowds of bystanders hoping to snap a photo of the first couple as they journeyed a few blocks south for the glamorous affair.
  • Indian PM Modi visits Portugal on trip to meet with Trump

    Indian PM Modi visits Portugal on trip to meet with Trump

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday embarked on a three-nation tour of Portugal, the USA and the Netherlands during which he will hold talks with the top leadership of those countries to boost bilateral ties. Indian officials reject suggestions that Modi's "Make in India" platform is protectionist and complain about the US regulatory process for generic pharmaceuticals and rules on fruit exports to the United States.
  • North Korea tests suspected ICBM rocket engine

    North Korea tests suspected ICBM rocket engine

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    South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday witnessed the test-firing of a home-grown ballistic missile to showcase the country's defence capability against Pyongyang. In addition to expanding its missile arsenal, South Korea is also strengthening its missile defense, which include Patriot-based systems and a high-tech Terminal High Altitude Area Defense battery now under deployment in the southeastern county of Seongju.
  • Kashmir tense after mob lynches DSP outside Jamia Masjid mosque

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    Speaking to ANI , Jammu and Kashmir DGP SP Vaid said, "Logon ko samajhna chahiye achha kya hai bura kya hai". India and Pakistan each control part of Kashmir but claim the disputed territory in entirety. Police reinforcement were rushed in to restore normalcy in the area. Muslims across Kashmir were observing Shab-e-Qadr (the night of power) with night-long prayers and supplications being made inside the mosques and shrines of the valley.
  • Michigan Health Officials Charged With Manslaughter For Flint Water Crisis

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    According to documents obtained by the Detroit Free Press, Lyon was aware of the Legionnaire's disease outbreak in 2015 but he did not tell the public for over a year. Criminal charges were filed Wednesday against a top MI health official over his handling of the water crisis in Flint . January 2015: Detroit offers to reconnect Flint to its water system, but Flint leaders insist the water is safe.
  • Passports to be in both English and Hindi: Swaraj

    Passports to be in both English and Hindi: Swaraj

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    Countries like Russian Federation and Germany have passports in their respective languages, she said in an address at an event to commemorate 50 years of the Passport Act. She also added that she had received several complaints about difficulties in getting a passport. While applying for tatkal passports, the minister said, applicants could give a copy of their Aadhaar card, PAN card or ration card, voter identification card apart from a self- attested letter that he/she does not have any ...
  • 15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China

    15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China

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    The landslide from a high part of a mountain in Aba prefecture hit Xinmo Village in Maoxian County early Saturday morning, blocking a 2-km section of river and burying 1,600 meters of road. "There are several tonnes of rock" over the village, he told the state broadcaster CCTV. Wang was referring to China's deadliest quake this century, a magnitude 7.9 temblor that struck Sichuan province in May 2008, killing almost 90,000 people.
  • No injuries after plane crashes into Fort Myers daycare

    No injuries after plane crashes into Fort Myers daycare

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    One person was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital. No one on the ground was injured. It wasn't immediately clear what caused the crash, CBS affiliate WINK-TV reports. The single-engine plane struck the vacant building in Fort Myer about 8am yesterday, United States police said. "We are working directly with the FAA, NTSB, FMPD, the Port Authority, South Trail Fire, and our federal partners", Marceno said.