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The Senate's healthcare working group includes the Republican leadership, several committee chairmen and a combination of conservatives such as Ted Cruz of Texas and more moderate Republicans from politically important swing states such as Rob Portman of OH and Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania.
  • Korean, 1 Chinese Kindergarteners Killed in Car Accident in China

    Korean, 1 Chinese Kindergarteners Killed in Car Accident in China

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    The bus burst into flames in the tunnel at around 9:00 am, according to Xinhua news agency. It said their teacher was severely injured. It said the cause of the accident was under investigation. Deadly road accidents are common in China, where traffic regulations are often flouted or go unenforced by police. Meanwhile, authorities have removed six officials in central China from their positions after 18 workers were killed by a gas leak in a coal mine, state media reported.
  • Favorite comes through in Derby for fifth straight year

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    Pletcher and Velazquez, record money winners among trainers and jockeys, added a long-awaited second Derby triumph to their respective resumes. Since coming to Pletcher from previous trainer Dominick Schettino, the colt bred by Mike Ryan and Gerry Dilger of Santa Rosa Partners has won four races by a combined total of 23 1/4 lengths.
  • Stock Futures Rally on First Round French Election Results

    Stock Futures Rally on First Round French Election Results

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    Another suggestion is that Le Pen's distance from FN will make it easier for her to build bridges with members of other right-leaning parties. "There is not one domain that he shows one ounce of patriotism", she said. But Macron's party spokesman, Benjamin Griveaux, said that Le Pen is hardly a vector of change. Le Pen, who has been hoping to emulate Donald Trump's victory in the U.S., said the French faced a choice between "runaway globalisation" and a protectionist France.
  • Donald Trump lampooned for Australian healthcare praise

    Donald Trump lampooned for Australian healthcare praise

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    Seconds after praising his party's efforts to pass a new health-care bill that estimates said would leave millions uninsured, President Donald Trump praised Australia's government-funded universal heath-care system. Thank you Mr. Trump for admitting that universal health care is the better way to go. "Well, Mr. President, you're right, in Australia and every other major country on Earth they guarantee health care to all people".
  • Abbas Agrees to Meet Netanyahu During Trump Visit

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    Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday he is prepared to host a US -sponsored meeting with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss peace between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, according to a report by the China Global TV Network .
  • GOP leader defends all-male senators' health bill group

    GOP leader defends all-male senators' health bill group

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    Trump earlier this week pushed his replacement legislation for Obamacare through the House of Representatives, and the new bill is going next to the Senate for a vote. Mike Gallagher said Monday that his fellow Republicans were "irresponsible" for celebrating the House's passage of the American Health Care Act at the White House.
  • South Korea's liberal presidential candidate declared victor

    South Korea's liberal presidential candidate declared victor

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    Moon will take over from an interim government that replaced the disgraced ex-president Park Geun-hye, who was impeached in March. Moon, whose victory capped one of the most turbulent political stretches in the nation's recent history and set up its first liberal rule in a decade, assumed presidential duties after the National Election Commission officially declared him as victor.
  • Triumphant Emmanuel Macron Readies For Transition. But He's Not the Only One

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    Earlier in the trading session, the euro had jumped above $1.10 to a six-month high as it became clear Macron won nearly two-thirds of the votes in the second round of the election in France. After his victory, Macron's supporters gathered at the Louvre, where he strode onto the stage to the European anthem Ode To Joy. She then put her election defeat behind her and danced the night away at National Front party headquarters in Paris .
  • N Korea 'not afraid' as it plans new nuclear test

    N Korea 'not afraid' as it plans new nuclear test

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    Kim Hak Song was arrested Saturday "on suspicion of his hostile acts against [the state]", North Korea's state-run news agency KCNA reported Sunday. North Korean officials said that they were conducting a "detailed investigation" of Kim Hak-song's alleged crimes and gave no further details, though Reuters cited online posts from the professor, who identified himself as a Christian missionary.
  • Nearly 250 missing in Mediterranean shipwrecks

    Nearly 250 missing in Mediterranean shipwrecks

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    The migrants are understood to have been trying to cross over from North Africa to Europe via the Mediterranean. Regardless of the total, the count is certain to grow as smuggling operations typically pick up during the warmer months. Afterwinter storms and cold sea temperatures, IOM spokesman Joel Millman, "there is normally pent-up demand". Spanish officials say that about 300 migrants have tried to scramble across the six-meter border fence separating the north African enclave city ...
  • Exchange of fire on Afghanistan-Pakistan border kills civilians

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    Maj. Gen. Nadeem Ahmad told reporters Sunday at the Chaman border crossing that two of his soldiers were also killed and another nine were wounded. Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to conduct a geological survey on Monday at Chaman border in order to determine the correct boundaries on both sides.