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Here he is claiming the fact that the House voted on the AHCA without getting an updated CBO score is a "bogus attack from the left". In a statement following the passage of the bill Thursday, Collins said the USA health care system is under stress, but the effect of the House bill was not fully known, including the impact on ME residents.
  • North Korea accuses USA of plotting to assassinate president

    North Korea accuses USA of plotting to assassinate president

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    Photos of the military drill, which was observed by North Korean leader Kim John-un, were released by the North Korea's state owned news agency, KCNA , on Sunday. The alleged plan to use a biochemical agent on a member of North Korea's ruling family resembles the assassination earlier this year of Kim Jong Un's exiled half brother at a Malaysian airport.
  • Israel moves to downgrade status of Arabic language

    Israel moves to downgrade status of Arabic language

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    Ministers confirmed that the proposed legislation had been approved by a cabinet committee, allowing it to move on to parliament. The legislation still has to pass through the Justice Ministry and wind its way through parliament. Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government is seen as the most right-wing in the country's history, and Israel's Palestinian citizens are already widely discriminated against.
  • Pakistani troops destroy 5 Afghan border posts, kill 50 soldiers: Army

    Pakistani troops destroy 5 Afghan border posts, kill 50 soldiers: Army

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    Pakistan sent two delegations to Kabul last week, one military and one civilian, to explore ways to improve ties. Pakistan and Afghanistan regularly accuse each other of sheltering their enemy insurgents. Every day, thousands of Afghans and Pakistanis cross the Durand Line - the 2,430-kilometer (1,510 miles) boundary established by the British during their colonial rule.
  • PA Says Israel Faked Footage of Barghouti Eating

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    However, the video footage shows Barghouti secretly eat in his cell. At the daily White House briefing, Trump's spokesman Sean Spicer said the two leaders had discussed ways in which the United States could assist the Palestinian economy and that Trump had asked Abbas to "resolve" the issue of Palestinian Authority payments to the families of Palestinians jailed by Israel - another Netanyahu demand.
  • Syrian rebels, families start leaving Damascus neighborhood

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    Mattis said that basic details remained unclear, including who specifically would ensure the zones were "safe" and exactly which groups would be kept out of them. Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem "asserted that there will not be worldwide forces under the supervision of the United Nations, and the Russian guarantor clarified that military police forces will be deployed, according to Syrian state media ".
  • UK Conservatives open up record lead

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    Ms Sturgeon started the first full week of campaigning at Inveralmond Brewery in Perth with local SNP MP Pete Wishart, where she practised pulling pints. Aitken says she is exploring a deal with Glasgow's seven Green councillors, which would give the administration 46 votes, against Labour's 31 and the Conservatives' seven.
  • Le Pen ridiculed for 'plagiarising' rival's speech

    Le Pen ridiculed for 'plagiarising' rival's speech

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    The similarities were picked up by French press and social media as Le Pen, who temporarily stood down as leader of the National Front last month, continued with her speech. Fillon used that same phrase of France's "three maritime borders" with the English Channel, North Sea and the Atlantic. Le Pen's party is defending the plagiarism attempt by saying the French presidential front-runner copied her opponent's speech as a tribute.
  • Koreans vote for new president to succeed ousted Park

    Koreans vote for new president to succeed ousted Park

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    Their ideological spectrum is very wide: From far-right Hong Jun-pyo (Liberal Korea Party) and conservative Yoo Seung-min (Bareun Party) to centrist Ahn Cheol-soo (People's Party), moderate left Moon Jae-in (Minjoo Party) and left Shim Sang-jung (Justice Party).
  • Cardale Jones graduates, with a laugh

    Cardale Jones graduates, with a laugh

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    Jones tweeted in 2012 complaining about going to class when he was really there to play QB for the Buckeyes. He had left the school in 2016 to declare for the National Football League draft. Interestingly enough, in April 2016, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said Jones, who finished his career in Columbus with an 11-0 record as a starter, said his quarterback wasn't good at school.
  • Mexico and police chief slam Texas' new 'sanctuary city' ban

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    A few dozen people protested outside his mansion in Austin on Monday. "I think when the Texas Attorney General is suing you, you are doing something right and I think that we have often said that Austin is a welcoming city and we often said we disagree with SB4 and it's intent", Council Member Delia Garza who represents district 2 says.