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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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Jolt to Akhilesh Yadav, two Samajwadi Party MLCs resign from party

The three SP lawmakers are Bukkal Nawab , Yashwant Singh and Madhukar Jaitley, while the BSP legislator is Thakur Jaiveer Singh, who was a mi...

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Trump ready to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill, Moscow retaliates

Faced with near-unanimous bipartisan support for the bill in both the House and Senate, the president finds his hands are tied, according to t...

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Edmonton fair shutters ride as precaution

All rides at the state fair are now shut down and being re-inspected. Gov. John Kasich said the state will conduct a "thorough" investigatio...

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Intercepted by Iran Navy, USS Nimitz Fires Warning Shots at Iran Boat

On Tuesday, a US Navy patrol ship fired warning shots at a Guards boat in the Gulf as it closed in on the American vessel, US officials said. Th...

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Sri Lanka signs port deal with China

Sri Lanka today signed a Dollars 1.1 billion deal to sell a 70-per cent stake of the strategic Hambantota port to China , amid concerns over th...

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Putin Ratifies Long-Term Base Deal With Syria

The Bill , which included sanctions against North Korea and Iran , was passed by the House of Representatives on Tuesday. A bipartisan agre...

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GOP Leadership Touts Tax Reform Plan

Lawmakers will now need to agree on a framework, including revenue raisers, for overhauling the tax code. "Broadening the tax base and lowering ...

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Russian Federation to seize United States properties in retaliation over sanctions

It is, however, expected to garner enough support to override a Trump veto. But he has little choice but to sign the bill due to the enormous su...

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Deal of the art: Trump's NYC sketch pulls in almost $30000

It was originally drawn for a charity auction in 2005 but the victor later passed it on to the LA-based Nate D Sanders auction house . Michael ...

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