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Hillary Clinton says Republicans will be the "death party" if they pass

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She's set to appear on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. Nevada senator Dean Heller has become the fifth Republican to come out in opposition to the current draft version of the Senate healthcare bill . "If you have low-priced insurance, you go back to what you had before the Affordable Care Act, where you have plans that have all sorts of exclusions from coverage or you have to pay an extra amount", Giaimo said. Read More »

Ayub's killing murder of trust: Mehbooba

Three people were injured by the pistol firing. Reacting on Farooq's comment, J&K DGP SP Vaid while speaking to NewsX said, "Ayub was on access control duty; Mirwaiz will be questioned if needed". Policemen posted in the security wing of the Kashmir Police do not wear uniform as a matter of service regulation. Former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in his tweet took strong objection against the mob who lynched the police officer. Read More »

Qatar must agree to these 13 demands to end the Gulf crisis

The demands were presented to Qatar by Kuwait on June 22. The list of 13 demands circulating on social media also says Qatar must cut ties to groups including the Muslim Brotherhood , the Islamic State organisation, Al-Qaeda and Lebanon s Iran-backed Hezbollah movement. Read More »

New charges announced in Flint Water Crisis investigation

Almost three years after the crisis started, Flint is still struggling to recover as the city institutes new regulations to prevent this from happening again. As a result, "the corrosive river water created ideal growth conditions for deadly Legionella bacteria", Scientific American reported. Schuette has had testy relations with Snyder's office since he announced in January 2016 that he would conduct a Flint investigation . Read More »

Over 100 people feared buried by southwest China landslide

Chinese President Xi Jinping called for an all-out rescue effort, and CCTV reported that around 500 rescuers were heading to the area. TV images showed police and residents pulling on ropes in a bid to dislodge large boulders, with bulldozers and large diggers also working to remove the massive rocks. Read More »

Around 100 people feared buried in China landslide, authorities say

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More than 140 people are feared buried in a landslide in Maoxian County of China's Sichuan Province. More than 1,000 workers with life-detection instruments are engaged in the search for survivors, according to the Xinhua news agency. The town is about 150 km from the epicenter of an 8.0-magnitude natural disaster in 2008, which left over 80,000 people dead or missing. The landslide buried 1.6 kilometers (1 mile) of road and blocked a 2-kilometer (1.2-mile) section of a river. Read More »

Plane crashes into empty Florida daycare building; 1 killed

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Authorities said that one person was killed and another had been taken to the hospital with injuries. The plane was taking off from Page Field when it crashed in Building 9 - the day care center - at Chico's. The extent of their injuries are unclear. The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate and determine the cause of the crash. Read More »

What's causing the extreme heat in the Southwest?

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By midday, Los Angeles International Airport's website indicated that three arriving flights from Phoenix - one of them being an American flight - had been canceled for Tuesday afternoon. This is reminiscent of Phoenix's record-setting high temperature of 122 degrees on June 26, 1990, which grounded some airlines for the day. Caesars Entertainment, which operates the casino, said the birds aren't usually brought in unless temperatures exceed 120 degrees. Read More »

United States military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

The strike was "revenge" for twin attacks in Tehran on June 7 that killed 17 people in the first IS-claimed attacks inside the Shiite-ruled Islamic republic, a Guards spokesman added. The extremists increasingly have fled to Deir el-Zour as the Islamic State group's de facto capital of Raqqa has come under punishing US -led airstrikes. Read More »

Oil tanker flips and explodes, killing more than 100 in Pakistan

Survivors were taken to nearby hospitals with majority sustaining over 70 per cent burn injuries. It cited witnesses as saying some of the people in the area had been smoking, which could have ignited the fire. Fire services reportedly arrived at the site shortly after the incident. The highway is used by motorists who frequently travel between Bahawalpur and Lahore. Read More »

Pelosi on calls for new leadership: 'I'm worth the trouble, quite frankly'

Democrats poured millions of dollars into the race, hoping to capitalize on Trump's low approval ratings nationwide and his weak showing among district voters in the 2016 presidential election. Ryan challenged Pelosi last fall for the top leadership position, but lost that internal election, receiving only 63 votes from the 194 members. "Of course I'm open to a meeting" with Pelosi", Moulton said. Read More »

GOP senator is latest to oppose health bill

Sen. Johnson is among a small group of Republican senators who announced their opposition to the bill after it was made public Thursday. Some moderates and conservatives in the GOP, such as Kentucky Senator Rand Paul , remain uncommitted to the new version of the bill. Read More »

Trump accuses Obama of inaction over Russian Federation meddling claim

Trump said "I think it was Russia " when asked about hacking. So far, Obama's actions America's most forceful responses to Russia's alleged transgressions. Trump. Weeks earlier, the publication by WikiLeaks of emails hacked from the Democratic National Committee proved damaging to Mrs Clinton's campaign. Read More »

Hindi is our identity, we should be proud of it: Venkaiah Naidu

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While the language debate in India has been going on for decades, several states, especially from southern India, have protested against the use of Hindu as the official language. He added that it was necessary for people to learn their mother language as the dominance of English medium has shadowed their cultural heritage. DMK leader MK Stalin had criticised the Narendra Modi government for trying to impose Hindi on non-Hindi speaking people and states. Read More »

Presidential Election 2017: Ram Nath Kovind meets Vajpayee to seek his blessings

Reacting on the JD-U's decision to support Kovind, Kharge said: " Nitish Kumar's party JD-U's announcement to support Kovind is his decision". "We are confident he will perform as a good administrator", he said when asked about Kovinds RSS background and reports that opposition Congress may also field a dalit candidate against NDAs pick. Read More »

North Korea says it released American student 'on humanitarian grounds'

Doctors treating Otto Warmbier , the comatose United States student released from North Korean detention this week, have said the 22-year-old had suffered extensive brain damage, the cause of which remains unknown. In its first official comment since Warmbier was returned home, North Korea said it released him over humanitarian reasons. "We did what we could, we tried to stay low, we were advised that it was important that you don't upset the North Koreans", Warmbier said. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury Festival

Pointing to the wall around the festival site, Corbyn said: "there's a message on that wall for President Donald Trump , and do you know what it says?" And in 2009, Corbyn described during a speech in parliament both Hamas and Hezbollah as organizations "dedicated towards the good of the Palestinian people and bringing about peace and social justice and political justice". Read More »

Washington Redskins get help in their trademark case via Supreme Court ruling

Tam opinion . The move, on hold during a legal appeal, followed the feds' refusal to register the name of the Asian-American rock band the Slants in 2011. In short, the decision reaffirms the First Amendment's requirement of viewpoint neutrality when government attempts to regulate private speech. Trademark office spokesman Paul Fucito said officials are reviewing the court's ruling and plan to issue further guidance on how they will review trademark applications going forward. Read More »

EU, Britain possible to strike "fair deal": EU chief negotiator

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Nearly a year after British voters took the decision to leave the bloc, Davis took a team of officials to open the negotiations with Barnier in the European Commission's Berlaymont building on Monday. A year on, and with the Brexit divorce talks finally starting, the situation is radically different. "It was very important and useful to start off on the right foot as the clock is ticking", Barnier said Monday after the talks, held at the European Commission's headquarters in Brussels. Read More »

United Kingdom parliament cuts e-mail access after cyberattack

Although IT services on the parliamentary estate are said to be working "normally", some MPs confirmed to the BBC that they were not able to access their parliamentary email accounts remotely. These attempts specifically were trying to gain access to our emails. The attack comes just days after reports that passwords of ministers were being flogged online after hacking groups managed to gain access. Read More »

Alaska bear kills teen during race, troopers say

He was found about 500 yards off the trail, down a steep slope in a heavily wooded area. A park ranger said officials shot the bear in the face, but the animal ran away. Since 1880 there have been only six deaths in Alaska linked to black bears, according to local experts. Fortunately, the bear climbed up a tree and no further interaction occurred. Read More »

Six police killed in attack on Afghanistan police headquarters

First, a suicide bomber drove a vehicle packed with explosives and detonated his payload at the main gate, opening a breach for the assault team to enter the compound. One was still holding out more than six hours later, said Shirzad, whose base in the city centre houses both regular policemen and police special forces. Read More »

No tapes after all: Trump says he didn't record Comey talks

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Trump's explanation implies that his tweets would have intimidated Comey into telling the truth instead of fabricating the details of their interactions. When Comey balked, Trump reportedly asked the heads of two other intelligence agencies to announce publicly that there had been no collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation, a move that could provide further legal grounds to charge Trump with engaging in a pattern of obstruction. Read More »

Spicer Won't Comment on His White House Future

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Spicer, 45, is rumored to be promoted to a role that oversees the Trump administration's news and communications operations, though he told reporters Tuesday that "I'm right here". He has dramatically cut back on the number of press briefings he's conducted and the White House has been looking to add to the communications team as part of a broader reshuffling. Read More »

North Korea Defends Otto Warmbier's Treatment

Warmbier was sent back to the U.S.in a state of unresponsive wakefulness, according to doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He spent the vast majority of that time in a coma and died just days after returning to Ohio. Days after USA student Otto Warmbier died, North Korean state media said his death was a "mystery" and dismissed accusations he was tortured during his 17 months in captivity in the country. Read More »

Trump kicks Nancy Pelosi when she's down

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You have a baseball team that keeps losing year after year. "We've let people say that Nancy Pelosi is some disgusting person for so long without defending her that people started to believe it". But it's also clear that many Democrats in the House, if not the large majority, don't see it that way. On that point, Ryan agreed that the Democrats need to focus less on President Donald Trump and more on economic issues. Read More »

Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to Midwest

Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of rough weather Thursday with Tropical Storm Cindy , blamed for one death in Alabama , expected to keep churning seas and spinning off bands of severe weather. Heavy rainfall is still in the forecast for states along Cindy's latest path toward central Tennessee, where it is expected to arrive Friday. The Houston area was expected to get a couple inches of rain through Thursday. Read More »