• Republican Opposition Deals Blow to Health Care Bill
Republican Opposition Deals Blow to Health Care Bill

McCain's absence leaves the GOP without 50 votes in the Senate, as Sens. Two Republicans have come out against the plan, meaning Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell must get the rest of his colleagues on side. Asked if McConnell has the votes for passage, Paul was blunt. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee could cost McConnell the center, which incl...

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  • £1.3b extra funding is promised for schools
£1.3b extra funding is promised for schools

Ms Greening said the rest of the money would come from reprioritising spending and moving money to the core schools programme. "Together they will give schools a firm foundation that will enbable them to continue to raise standards, promote school mobility and to give every child the best possible education and the best opportunities for the futu...

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  • No Respite for Tripura From Rail-Road Blockade, IPFT To Continue Agitation
No Respite for Tripura From Rail-Road Blockade, IPFT To Continue Agitation

A senior legal expert Purushottam Roy Barman, secretary of Tripura Human Rights Organisation, said that according to the National Highways Act blockading of National Highways is prohibited and the central government could take appropriate steps to clear any obstructions in the normal plying of vehicles.

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  • Tsunami waves expected from Russian Federation quake
Tsunami waves expected from Russian Federation quake

The quake at 23:34 GMT hit 199 kilometres east-southeast of Nikol'skyoe, Russia , the United States Geological Survey said, noting that it struck at a depth of 11.7 kilometres. The natural disaster was originally reported as a 7.4 magnitude quake, but it wwas later upgraded to 7.8. Officials said preliminary info indicates there is no tsunami da...

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  • Gildan Activewear (GIL) Receives News Impact Score of 0.37
Gildan Activewear (GIL) Receives News Impact Score of 0.37

Comerica Bank now owns 13,523 shares of the textile maker's stock valued at $335,000 after buying an additional 1,013 shares during the last quarter. It has underperformed by 20.11% the S&P500. 82 funds opened positions while 182 raised stakes. The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.74 million shares versus an average volume of 0.39 million ...

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  • OIC backs Turkey on 1st coup anniversary
OIC backs Turkey on 1st coup anniversary

Since emergency rule was imposed on July 20 previous year, more than 50,000 people have been arrested and 150,000 people have been suspended in a crackdown which Erdogan's opponents say has pushed Turkey on a path to greater authoritarianism.

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  • Historic Numbers of Americans Now 'Strongly Disapprove' Of Trump Presidency
Historic Numbers of Americans Now 'Strongly Disapprove' Of Trump Presidency

On Sunday, a new poll said that President Donald Trump's approval ratings have dropped to the lowest numbers seen since 1975, when Gerald Ford was the president. Just 36 percent of US adults in the ABC News/Washington Post poll approved of Trump's performance during his first six months in office. But Republicans - and especially Trump's ...

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  • Qatar lashes out at UAE over QNA hacking
Qatar lashes out at UAE over QNA hacking

Funding, supporting, and enabling extremists from the Taliban to Hamas and Qadafi. According to the Washington Post's report , officials became aware that newly analyzed intelligence, gathered by United States agencies, confirmed that on 23 May, senior members of the UAE government discussed the plan and its implementation.

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  • South Korea Proposes Fresh Talks With North Korea
South Korea Proposes Fresh Talks With North Korea

A senior official said talks should aim to stop "all hostile activities that raise military tension" at the fortified border between the Koreas. Seoul's acting Red Cross chief Kim Sun-hyang said it wants separate talks at the border village on August 1 to discuss family reunions .

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  • S. Korea prepares to propose military talks to NK
S. Korea prepares to propose military talks to NK

European Union member states agreed Monday to consider imposing new sanctions on North Korea after it tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile. He complained that indicated Beijing was failing to do enough. The case could provide the basis for United States penalties against the five companies, similar to those imposed on another Chine...

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  • US House Minority Leader Expresses Concern N. Korea Could Sell Weapons
US House Minority Leader Expresses Concern N. Korea Could Sell Weapons

While Geng did not name any country, his remarks were clearly directed against the United States. "We have authorities vested in the Constitution of the United States to take actions if there's an imminent threat". "The North Korean government maintains strict controls over their workers' profits, in some cases probably taking 90 percent of their...

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  • Egypt Cairo: Deadly battle between police and island 'squatters'
Egypt Cairo: Deadly battle between police and island 'squatters'

The official stressed that the government will continue to take down the illegal buildings. Egypt's Interior Ministry says 31 policemen have been injured in clashes with residents of a Nile river island in Cairo . The statement said the residents attacked police with firearms, birdshot guns and rocks, and that police responded with tear gas. ...

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  • Increasingly desperate North Koreans defect to South Korea
Increasingly desperate North Koreans defect to South Korea

But in recent weeks, Trump has fired off tweets denouncing China's trade with North Korea and cast doubt on whether Beijing was doing enough to counter Pyongyang. Shortly after their meeting, Trump said he had told Xi that China would get a better trade deal if it reined in North Korea. But coal imports slumped by 75%, suggesting Beijing is gradu...

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  • UAE planted fake news in Qatar row, says US
UAE planted fake news in Qatar row, says US

The UAE has denied involvement, calling the Post report "false" and insisting that the UAE "had no role whatsoever" in the alleged hacking . Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Bahrain and a number of other countries cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar in June, one week after the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh, when the Qatari news agency poste...

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  • The White House is trying to kill the daily press briefing
The White House is trying to kill the daily press briefing

Companies from all 50 states have been invited to the White House to show off their American-made products and Trump is expected to encourage more companies to manufacture their products state-side, Bloomberg reports. Pres. Trump has his signature clothing products as does his daughter Ivanka Trump made overseas, using cheap labor. According to...

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  • China GDP grows 6.9 percent in the second quarter
China GDP grows 6.9 percent in the second quarter

China growth data topped expectations Monday. The statistics bureau said the result "provides a solid basis" for meeting the full-year growth target. The latest numbers position the economy above Beijing's stated growth target for 2017. However, analysts expect a deceleration of the overall economy. In that respect, there were a few clouds on China...

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  • Turkey extends state of emergency for three months after coup anniversary
Turkey extends state of emergency for three months after coup anniversary

The president, who supports the return of capital punishment, promised to sign such a measure if parliament passed it, though the current make up of the legislature makes that unlikely. Roughly 50,000 people remain in preventive detention awaiting trial for ostensible links to the coup attempt. Around 35 coup-plotters also died. Turkey's main opp...

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  • Antonio Callaway reaches plea deal on drug charge
Antonio Callaway reaches plea deal on drug charge

He will also pay a $301 fine. The Gators' top offensive weapon finally has closure in relation to his May 13 citation for marijuana. The question now is Callaway's status for the September 2 opener against MI. In two years, he has 89 catches for 1,399 yards and 11 touchdowns. McElwain said Tuesday. "There's a lot of things that a lot of guys ha...

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  • South Korea proposed talks with DPRK
South Korea proposed talks with DPRK

Cho also urged the restoration of military and government hotlines across the border, which had been cut by the North previous year in response to the South imposing economic sanctions after a nuclear test by Pyongyang. About 28,500 American troops are stationed in South Korea . During that period, two liberal South Korean presidents went to Pyong...

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  • Manchester mosque set on fire in 'suspected arson attack'
Manchester mosque set on fire in 'suspected arson attack'

Shamusideen Oladimeji, a spokesperson for the centre said he believed the fire had been started deliberately. "We sent five pumps to the scene and an investigation is now underway", said the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFS).

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  • South asks North to hold military talks this week
South asks North to hold military talks this week

North Korea considers that the latest Washington's calls on the global community to increase the pressure on Pyongyang hamper any possibility of negotiations on the country's nuclear program, the state-owned Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Sunday.

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  • Korea offers talks on tension, family reunions with North
Korea offers talks on tension, family reunions with North

Vice Defense Minister Suh Choo Suk said the South's defense officials are proposing talks at the border village of Panmunjom on Friday to discuss how to end hostile activities along the border. Last week during a trip to Berlin, Moon delivered a speech in which he stressed the importance of dialogue in the face of increasing tensions and the North'...

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  • Start of school in IL in jeopardy because of budget battle
Start of school in IL in jeopardy because of budget battle

Democrats have passed such a plan through both chambers, but Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says he'll veto parts of it, because it gives too much money to Chicago Public Schools . An Illinois Association of School Boards official has said that about a dozen districts may not be able to start classes next month if state funding is delayed.

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  • UAE behind 'fake news' cyber attack on Qatar, say USA officials
UAE behind 'fake news' cyber attack on Qatar, say USA officials

Qatari media was immediately banned in several Arab states, despite an official hack announcement issued by Doha within an hour of the initial attack. Saudi Arabia and its allies - the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt - accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and led a group of Muslim-majority nations to cut ties with Doha.

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  • Teenager Electrocuted While Using Mobile In Bath
Teenager Electrocuted While Using Mobile In Bath

Police released the last text Coe sent, presumably to a friend, showing a picture of her cell phone's charger plugged into an extension cord outside the bathtub . The teen, a resident of Lubbock Texas, recently graduated from eight grade to ninth at Terra Vista Middle School . The teen was the number one chair with her tuba in her school band a...

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  • Justin Bieber Pulled Over By Police In Beverly Hills
Justin Bieber Pulled Over By Police In Beverly Hills

Justin Bieber couldn't leave his cell phone alone while he was operating a motor vehicle.so now it's gonna cost him. Popstar Justin Bieber has gotten into trouble with the law. The artist had acknowledged the fine and had left without challenging the choice and did not cause a complain. Justin has had a number of run-ins with the law in the ...

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  • Tromba d'aria a Ostia, lettini e ombrelloni colpiscono i passanti
Tromba d'aria a Ostia, lettini e ombrelloni colpiscono i passanti

Sul posto sono al lavoro i Vigili del Fuoco. Le persone presenti sull'arenile - molto affollato - sono state colte di sorpresa dal fenomeno partito dalla spiaggia e poi spostatosi verso l'acqua: molte attrezzature hanno iniziato a prendere il volo finendo per piombare sui visitatori.

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  • Third human West Nile case reported in Forrest County
Third human West Nile case reported in Forrest County

Despite this, there has only been one reported case of a person contracting the disease this year, in Jefferson County. There are no reports of humans in Pennsylvania who have contracted WNV this year, according to the Pennsylvania West Nile Virus Control Program.

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  • Kubot, Melo win men's doubles final
Kubot, Melo win men's doubles final

The match saw seven points won from the eight played after the match resumed following a 10-minute suspension to allow the Centre Court roof to close after drizzle, as Melo and Kubot bagged their first Grand Slam title as a pair. On their way to the final, the Russians secured a relatively comfortable 7:5, 6:2 win over Czech Republic's Kveta Peschk...

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  • Credit Card-Checking Porn Site Age Gates are Nearly Here
Credit Card-Checking Porn Site Age Gates are Nearly Here

For example, those surfing for porn may be required to provide credit card details to verify their age as credit cards can't be legally issued to minors. To appoint a regulator, Digital Minister Hancock is expected to create a formal statement and present it to the House of Commons. "All this means that while we can enjoy the freedom of the web, ...

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  • U.S. state Department to make announcement about Iran nuclear deal
U.S. state Department to make announcement about Iran nuclear deal

Those alleged threats include Iranian work on developing ballistic missiles, support for organizations classified as terrorist, support for the Syrian Bashar al-Assad regime during the bloody six year civil war, various cyber-attacks on the U.S., and general hostility towards Israel.

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  • Narottam not ready to give up; court to hear appeal today
Narottam not ready to give up; court to hear appeal today

After Delhi High Court putting its seal of approval on the EC decision disqualifying minister for parliamentary affairs Narottam Mishra , a tug-of-war has begun between the opposition and the government. The verdict found that the order given by the EC was a "fair finding". The Minister had moved the apex court to seek an urgent hearing of his p...

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  • Bassist for Adrenaline Mob dies in fatal crash on interstate
Bassist for Adrenaline Mob dies in fatal crash on interstate

The band was en route to a gig in St. Petersburg, Florida. Six members of the party were traveling in an RV, while two were in a GMC Sierra that was pulling a covered trailer containing music equipment. He and his brother Paulie formed the band ZO2, which starred in the IFC comedy Z-Rock. In addition to playing bass for Adrenaline Mob , Zablidow...

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  • Senate delays health vote after McCain's surgery
Senate delays health vote after McCain's surgery

The american president Donald Trump has called on Friday its majority in the Senate to adopt the reform republican of the health system promised for so many years, as internal divisions threaten to fail . The bill on halls approved by the Bureau cancels mandates that require individuals to carry out insurance and businesses to deliver them and reve...

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  • Costa Spared Asia Trip as Atletico Switch Moves Closer
Costa Spared Asia Trip as Atletico Switch Moves Closer

Two Chelsea stars, who have been linked with Manchester United and Atletico Madrid , have been given permission to miss the club's pre-season tour, while the Blues have confirmed another departure. The 28-year-old did not return to Cobham for pre-season training with his team-mates following an agreement with Chelsea and is hoping to secur...

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