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Senate Rejects ACA Repeal In Early Morning Vote

How the Senate has voted this week 1. "Let's vote against skinny repeal", Schumer told his colleagues before the votes as he once again deride...

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For Trump, the honeymoon with Putin may be finally over

Adjustments were made so that the sanctions on Russia's energy sector did not undercut the ability of United States allies in Europe to get acce...

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Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At US Diplomatic Corps

Lavrov added, however, that Moscow was "ready to normalize the bilateral relations with the US and cooperate on important worldwide issues". T...

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98-2 vote sends sanctions bill to Trump

Trump's new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, hedged the inevitability Trump will sign, telling CNN's New Day Thursday the president...

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New Hampshire Democrats, Republicans demand health care fix

She said the next warning sign was how many healthcare-related industries were against this repeal . After a comprehensive " repeal and re...

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Arsene Wenger: Arsenal 'active' in transfer market despite inflated fees

The player spoke to the press ahead of Saturday's match and dished out some praise to Arsene Wenger: "He's a very good manager, from whom I le...

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Gangsters attack DP William Ruto's Sugoi home

None of the DP's family member was at the residence during the attack. "Fighting is still going on but reinforcements have been sent to the ho...

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Teenage rape victim raped by driver she flagged down to help her

However after the terrified girl fled the scene to seek help by flagging down a passing auto the girl was subjected to another brutal rape by th...

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Obamacare Repeal Dies in the Senate as McCain Twists the Knife

The debate began just before 1:30am local time (6:30 CET) on Friday morning, ending with a 49-to-51 vote, killing the bill. With all 48 Dem...

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Watch the moment that McCain voted no on Obamacare repeal

Her counterpart in the Senate, Chuck Schumer of NY, said after the votes that Democrats who resisted the GOP legislation "are not celebrating"...

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Trump intends to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill: White House

Putin said a lot of Russian diplomats had been expelled "without any particular reason" - a reference to sanctions imposed by President Barack...

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Charter Disinterested in Sprint's Merger Bid

The market capitalization for Charter is $94.6 billion, which is far more than that of Sprint, which ended trading on Friday with a value of $32...

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Trump sacks Priebus, names new White House Chief of Staff (Second Lead)

Anthony Scaramucci later tweeted: "I trusted a reporter". Priebus said he offered his resignation Thursday and the president accepted. "Loo...

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Moscow cuts U.S. diplomatic staff in response to sanctions

She did not say whether Trump would sign or veto the measure when it reaches his desk. But the president only did so after negotiating "critic...

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Putin - We'll have to retaliate against 'illegal' U.S. sanctions

Putin, speaking on a visit to Finland, was commenting on a vote by the U.S. House of Representatives which on Tuesday chose to impose new sanc...

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EU Takes Legal Action Against Poland Over Controversial Judicial Reforms

Also of concern to commissioners is that female judges are required to retire five years earlier than their male counterparts. Also, there is no...

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Trump to sign bill imposing fresh sanctions on Russian Federation

Nevertheless, signing a bill that penalises Russia's election interference marks a significant shift for Mr Trump. The number of USA diploma...

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McCain to return to Senate for healthcare vote

Republican senators Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski also voted against it. It wasn't immediately clear what the next steps would be for the...

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Trump replaces Priebus as chief of staff with DHS chief Kelly

The tweets , sent as Trump was returning to Washington on Air Force One with Priebus from a speech in NY, caught Capitol Hill and others off-gu...

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Two more MLAs resignation leaves Cong in tatters

The new chief whip of the Congress in Gujarat assembly, Shailesh Parmar, told journalists at Ahmedabad airport that the MLAs were being take...

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Kristy Manzanares killed on Alaskan luxury cruise by husband after argument

When one of the witnesses asked him what had happened, Manzanares responded: " She would not stop laughing at me ", according to the affidavit...

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New US Russia sanctions bill risks European Union ire

At the same time the White House has said it supports tough sanctions on Russia , Iran and North Korea . It also aims to tighten maritime cont...

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Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in US

It also suspended as of August 1 the USA use of a summer residence in Moscow's Serebryany Bor and storage facilities on Dorozhnaya Street. In ...

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In a Tweet, Trump Names Gen. Kelly His New Chief Of Staff

Scaramucci in subsequent television interviews said he wasn't sure if his spat with Priebus over leaks "is reparable or not, that will be up to...

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Official says government recaptures western district

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan in its latest report said 40 per cent of all civilian casualties during the six-month per...

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Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to be interim prime minister

Nawaz Sharif on Friday had resigned as Pakistan Prime Minister after the Supreme Court disqualified him from holding public office. Shehbaz S...

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The Sanctions Blowback From the EU Begins

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump will sign the bill into law, ending speculation over whether he would veto the m...

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McCain Votes Against 'Skinny Repeal,' Bill Fails

The wild card will be President Trump, who blamed Friday's failure on Senate filibuster rules, saying Republicans were forced to craft a narrow ...

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Russian Federation orders U.S. to cut diplomats over new sanctions

The Senate's decisive vote to approve a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia , Iran and North Korea sends the popular bill...

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McCain, once belittled by Trump, hands him big defeat in healthcare vote

It was a fiery and intense lecture on the shortcomings of bypassing "regular order" and turning your back on compromise. In a last-ditch effor...

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