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Nevada senator becomes fifth Republican to oppose healthcare bill

An outside political group aligned with the White House , America First Policies, said it is planning an advertising campaign targeting Heller for his opposition to the bill. The Congressional Budget Office will release its analysis of the bill next week. Now, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is planning a vote next week. Read More »

Bin Salman to Replace Saudi King in Coming Days: Saudi Activist

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He has pledged allegiance to the new crown prince and his younger cousin, Salman. Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef welcomes British Prime Minister Theresa May in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia , April 4, 2017. Saudi Arabia has typically been ruled by kings in their 70s or 80s. The Saudi version is that the Houthis are Iran's proxies, and letting them consolidate themselves in the Kingdom's backyard will hurt its interests. Read More »

Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog

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Icky, left, an unknown hairless, and Zoomer, right, a Chinese crested, both from Davis, Calif ., wait to compete in the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair Friday, June 23, 2017, in Petaluma, Calif . Numerous contestants were adopted. But for their owners, it was love at first sight. Some of the world's ugliest dogs will face off in a red carpet walk and "Faux Paw Fashion Show" organised in California. Read More »

Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid

CNN reports Nevada Sen. Critics, including former President Barack Obama , have called the Republican bills massive transfers of wealth from the poor and sick to the rich. First of all , it's only 142 pages! Four conservative senators expressed opposition but openness to talks: Sens. Senators Ted Cruz , Rand Paul , Mike Lee , and Ron Johnson are the other four senators opposed to the bill, but their contention is that it doesn't go far enough to repeal Obamacare. Read More »

Five GOP senators now oppose health bill, enough to sink it

BRCA will result in many Americans-especially low- and moderate-income and older Americans-paying thousands more in premiums for skimpier health plans . "Currently, for a variety of reasons, we are not ready to vote for this bill, but we are open to negotiation and obtaining more information before it is brought to the floor", the statement said. Read More »

Weather service says Cindy winding down

Flash flood watches were in effect in much of Kentucky and West Virginia . Lows will be in the 70s for the next few nights but will cool into the 60s to begin the week. Low-lying roads in many areas were being covered with water. Air traffic controllers at Birmingham Shuttlesworth International Airport observed the tornado around 12:45 p.m. Read More »

Keshia Knight Pulliam's last-ditch defense of Cosby

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After they were served dinner (hot stromboli), the jury asked for a read-back of excerpts from the testimony of Richard Schaffer, the local police detective who interviewed Cosby in 2005 about what accuser Andrea Constand said Cosby did to her in his nearby home in 2004. Read More »

Sheikh Hamdan caught up with Prince Charles at Royal Ascot

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Jack Hobbs , the victor of the Group 1 Sheema Classic in Dubai in March, was the 2-1 favorite but faded in the final furlong and finished last. "It's been a case of so far so good with Order Of St George this season. French filly Qemah secured back-to-back Royal Ascot victories in the Duke of Cambridge Stakes. "I arrived at half past eight this morning and saw I had 10 missed calls", said the 45-year-old two-time Kentucky Derby winning rider. Read More »

Roman Polanski sex victim to appear in court for first time

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Polanski, now 83, fled the United States to France in 1978 before his sentencing. Nicholson was not at home at the time of the offence and prosecutors dropped charges of rape and sodomy against Polanski. "... Polanski is not entitled to avail himself of this court's power to hear his demands while he openly stands in contempt of a legal order from this very court", Gordon wrote. Read More »

Trump on solar, taxes, welfare

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The US administration put out a call for proposals several months ago for the construction of the border wall, one of which - submitted by a Las Vegas businessman named Tom Gleason - involved using solar panels , reported AFP. Taking credit for the concept, Mr Trump told supporters: 'Pretty good imagination, right? Think of it, the higher it goes, the more valuable it is. Read More »

Trump's Cuba shift? It's just a policy tweak

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In his view, it prevents USA companies from conducting business with companies controlled by the Cuban military. President Donald Trump is clamping down on some commerce and travel between the United States and Cuba but leaving intact many new avenues President Barack Obama had opened. Read More »

Barbie's boyfriend Ken has just had a major makeover

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Mattel's new line of Ken dolls include "slim" and "broad" body types, which are causing some "dad-bod" comparisons. Diverse beyond just their ethnicity, these new Kens come in all shapes, sizes and haircuts. Ken, the long-term companion of Barbie, now sports a man bun in one of his latest reincarnations . And one with a slim build... There is even a Ken doll with cornrows! A Ken who looks like he lives on the West Coast with freckles... Read More »

DUP deal still possible, says senior Tory

The DUP's deal to prop up the Tories at Westminster is also likely to be discussed at Downing Street. DUP sources said yesterday that talks "haven't proceeded in the way we would have expected" and that the government should stop taking their party for granted and show some respect. Read More »

Big Orange pips Order Of St George in Gold Cup thriller

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Moore had to get busy on Caravaggio who picked up Harry Angel and went on to win the 1200m-race by three-quarters of a length. Aidan has always said he's one of the quickest he's ever had and he's still unbeaten. The Caravaggio/Winter double levelled things up somewhat, but we're not complaining. She'll get further later on so we might look at races like the Nassau. Read More »

Bette Midler Shuts It Down During Tonys Acceptance Speech

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Bette Midler won her very first award in an acting category at the 2017 Tony Awards for her incredible performance in " Hello, Dolly ". Andy Blankenbuehler took home yet another Tony for Best Choreography after the cast of Bandstand showed everyone exactly why he deserved it (and, of course, the award was announced during a commercial break). Read More »

Stephen Colbert Announces Presidential Candidacy On Russian TV

President". The move was confirmed by Colbert himself after he tweeted a photo of himself in the country Thursday. "I'm in Russia . If "the tapes" exist, I'll bring you back a copy", he said, a reference of course not to the possibly nonexistent Comey tapes but to another possibly nonexistent tape involving Trump. Read More »

Israel did not comply with United Nations call to stop settlements

Tuesday's ground-clearing work for the settlement to be called Amichai was in preparation for the installation of mobile homes to house about 300 settlers evicted from Amona. Later, Kushner will meet with and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Ramallah. The Kushner family has also always been close to Netanyahu, with the prime minister once sleeping on Kushner's childhood bed. Read More »

Russian Federation slams Trump's policy on Cuba

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Trump said his administration will expose the crimes of the Castro regime and stand with the Cuban people in their struggle for freedom. "The new line towards Cuba announced by US President Donald Trump takes us back to already half-forgotten rhetoric in the style of the Cold War", the ministry said in a statement on its website. Read More »

Congressional shooter carried list of Republican lawmakers

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MedStar Washington Hospital Center made the announcement on Tuesday, almost a week after a gunman opened fire on Scalise and his Republican colleagues at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. The shooter, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson , acted alone and had a list of six congressmen in his pocket. Scalise underwent several surgeries after a single shot went through his left hip and "traveled straight across toward the other hip, in what we call a transpelvic gunshot wound", the ... Read More »

Detroit judge halts deportation of Iraqi Christians

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The order was issued Thursday by U.S. District Judge Mark A. Goldsmith in Detroit . ICE has argued district court does not have that power and the detainees can appeal any deportation decisions to immigration court. The news service says the MI roundup was part of a broader sweep in which immigration authorities detained close to 200 Iraqi immigrants across the country. Read More »

X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX Seeking DAZZLER

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Finally, things are going to change as Dazzler is going to make her debut on the big screen in the Jean Grey saga, which will really get going in X-Men: Dark Phoenix . Casablanca lost interest as a result, leaving Dazzler as "only" a comic book character. Dazzler is a mutant with the ability to transduce sonic vibrations which leave her body into various types of light. Read More »

Johnny Depp jokes about assassinating Donald Trump

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Depp said before a screening of The Libertine - the second film of that name he's starred in. When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?' After the deputy prime minister of Australia threatened to euthanize Depp and then-wife Amber Heard's Yorkshire terriers when the then-couple brought the pooches Down Under without declaring them, the " Pirates of the Caribbean " actor and Heard made nice in April 2016 with an exceedingly awkward apology video that was mocked ... Read More »

Parole denied for Manson follower Krenwinkel in California

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She's been behind bars for close to 50 years but feels she's served enough time for her role in the massacre that left seven people dead. The board did not immediately release its reasons for denying Krenwinkel's parole . I don't understand where we go from a murder, the killing of eight people (including Tate's unborn child) to an intimate partner battery victim. "She did it [the murders] because she enjoyed it". Read More »

Kim Kardashian Reportedly Just Bought Jackie Kennedy's Old Watch for $379500

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However, the lovely timepiece ended up going for a pricey $395,000, and according to TMZ , the anonymous bidder was Kardashian. She won the timepiece at an auction on Wednesday at Christie's in New York City. The purchase is notable considering Kardashian promised she'd scale back on her jewelry after getting robbed at gunpoint of more than $5 million worth of items in her Paris hotel room last fall. Read More »

Women's Cricket World Cup set to embark on its new dawn

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Led by Meg Lanning, the outstanding batsmen in the women's game today, Australia will be looking to win their seventh title in a tournament that now features the world's top eight one-day worldwide sides. "I think the strength in the bowling line-up is quite good and the batting is catching up a bit". "We have not really spoken about that as a squad to be honest, we are pretty focussed on playing good cricket and I am very happy to leave it to the CA and the ACA to negotiate terms that ... Read More »

Charges Against a Dozen of Erdogan's Security Detail Imminent

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Turkey condemned the USA move to seek arrest of Turkish security agents accused of taking part in Washington brawl. In a statement, Turkey's ministry of foreign affairs said the arrests of Erdogan's bodyguards are "wrong, biased and lacks legal basis" following the melee that sent nine protesters to the hospital. Read More »

Qemah claims second Royal Ascot win

We were happy with his first run and his second run, and we've been happy with him since. "He has been racing at the top level for the last few years and he's just wonderful", O'Brien said. He doesn't let us down very often. Meanwhile the Queen , who is known to love watching horse-racing, looked thrilled to be there. "He could go to the Breeders' Cup or something like that as it would suit him". Read More »

Nene Raju Nene Mantri Trailer Review

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After spending a long time for the Baahubali , Our Bhallala Deva has finally come with a trailer of the film Nene Raju Nene Mantri . The trailer captures the change in Joginder from a loving- caring husband to a rude, ruthless avatar and he is totally kick-ass. Read More »

Cosby set for 3rd day of sexual assault trial

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Cosby , once beloved by American audiences as the dad in the long-running TV hit "The Cosby Show" is not charged in the Johnson incident. Agrusa suggested on Wednesday that the massage therapist had changed dates and was phoning friends the night she claimed she was attacked. Read More »

British royals dress up to the nines for Royal Ascot

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Still, it's not her actual birthday even though celebrations have been taking place in the United Kingdom most of the year. Get HELLO! Canada , PEOPLE , Vanity Fair and over 100 more of the world's best magazines for one low monthly price at Texture by Next Issue . Read More »

Wounded Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

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The Republican lawmaker who was shot last week in an apparent politically motivated attack on a charity baseball practice has been upgraded to fair condition , hospital officials said Friday. The agent said authorities found a laptop computer, a cell phone and a digital camera in Hodgkinson's auto after the incident, and 200 rounds of ammunition in a storage locker Hodgkinson had rented in April in Alexandria. Read More »

Arab states issue demands to Qatar

Relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran have strained since Riyadh severed diplomatic ties with Tehran early past year after its diplomatic missions in Tehran and Mashhad came under mob attacks following the execution of a Saudi Shia cleric. Read More »

Foo Fighters announce new album "Concrete And Gold"

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She launched into a version of the first song she learned, Queen's "We Will Rock You" (a strong choice of first tune), and the rest of the Foos accompanied her. "It was so hard to keep it a secret for so long". "So every day, we would sneak over to each other's studios and steal donuts and coffee". "We're so used to recording in our own place and yet this was a big famous Hollywood studio where other musicians would book in for a couple of weeks". Read More »

Kim Kardashian makes $14.4m in few hours

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The 21-year-old model has posted plenty of racy pics in the past, but it's her younger sister Kylie who habitually shares ultra-revealing pictures. "I am always looking for that youthful magic mirror, serum - anything you can find, anything that can help", she says to me, nearly sighing. Read More »