US Senate Republicans to unveil health care bill

US Senate Republicans to unveil health care bill

The bill reportedly will be a slightly less austere version of the one that passed the House of Representatives last month. The House legislation would roll back the expansion of Medicaid, slash Obamacare taxes.

Afghanistan suicide attack: At least 15 dead following car explosion outside bank in Helmand province
Afghanistan suicide attack: At least 15 dead following car explosion outside bank in Helmand province

Afghanistan suicide attack: A police official said that people likely had gathered there to collect salaries ahead of the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Fitr. Over sixty were injured in the attack. No organisation has claimed responsibility as yet.

China avoids comment on plans to build big dam in PoK
China avoids comment on plans to build big dam in PoK

"For this specific project and including the construction of dam you mentioned, I am not aware of the details," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a media briefing in Beijing.

Islamic State destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul
Islamic State destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

The mosque -- also known as Mosul's Great Mosque -- is where IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a so-called Islamic caliphate in 2014 .

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June 23, 2017 11:52 am

Although widely expected, officials have not so far said whether Xi will make the trip, his first to Hong Kong since becoming president in 2013

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June 23, 2017 11:31 am

Weibo, AcFun and Ifeng.com are “broadcasting large amounts of programming that don’t meet national standards and which propagate negative opinions on public affairs,” the national broadcasting regulator said in a statement posted on its website.

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June 23, 2017 11:21 am

Introduced by Republican Congressman Ted Poe and Democratic lawmaker Rick Nolan, the legislation calls for revoking MNNA status of Pakistan, which was granted to it in 2004 by the then president, George Bush

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June 23, 2017 10:54 am

"We acknowledge that there's a problem and we are here to reiterate the commitment of the UN and the international community to work together to fight this problem and to work to solve it," Bolivia's U.N. Ambassador Sacha Sergio Llorentty Soliz said.

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June 23, 2017 10:48 am

Qatari officials in Doha did not immediately respond to a request for comment from the AP. But the list included conditions that the gas-rich nation had already insisted would never be met, including shutting down Al-Jazeera.

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June 23, 2017 9:47 am

The court decision was the first ruling against Choi Soon-sil, a long-time confidante of the ousted South Korean president, who has been arrested and is being held in jail over the corruption scandal that ended her administration

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June 23, 2017 9:26 am

Kevin Mallory, 60, of Leesburg was arrested Thursday and made an initial appearance in US District Court in Alexandria, Virginia. The self-employed consultant who speaks Chinese is charged under the federal Espionage Act and could face life in prison

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June 23, 2017 8:43 am

"Our products are a symbol of ingenuity, traditions of African people, our brand and company ethos resonates strongly with Gandhi's message of Satyagraha - a force that is generated through adherence to Truth," said Yswara's founder and CEO Swaady Martin.

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June 23, 2017 8:00 am

US President Donald Trump has warned that a "major, major conflict" with North Korea is possible over its weapons programs, although US officials say tougher sanctions, not military force, are the preferred option.

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June 23, 2017 7:57 am

Four conservative lawmakers said they could not support it in its current form, leaving Republicans short of the votes they need for passage with Democrats united in opposition

June 23, 2017 7:44 am

Most of the 114 Iraqis are Chaldean Christians, but some are Shiite Muslims and converts to Christianity.

June 23, 2017 7:30 am

The protesters who attacked the fence outside La Carlota airbase in the wealthy east of Caracas, earlier burned a truck and a motorbike when security forces broke up a march destined for the attorney general's office.

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June 23, 2017 7:26 am

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert yesterday said the bombing of such a site "only further proves that ISIS has no respect for Iraq's identity, culture or its religions."

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June 23, 2017 7:22 am

Merkel cited Britain's exit bill for leaving the EU and the border in Northern Ireland. "We still have a lot to do here," she told reporters.

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June 23, 2017 7:15 am

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera last month sought a court order compelling Uber Technologies Inc to comply with the city's demands for information about the company's drivers

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June 23, 2017 7:38 am

"Here and now I want to categorically state this is a democratic government, this is a government that respects and tolerates critical voices," Pena Nieto said.

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June 23, 2017 12:58 am

The IS, which has lost large swathes of land over the past year, perhaps did not want to lose the structure, where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had declared his so-called “caliphate” in 2014. Seeing the Iraqi flag over the minaret would have been a major moral blow for the group’s supporters.

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June 22, 2017 11:49 pm

"With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of information, I have no idea whether there are 'tapes' or recordings of my conversations with James Comey, but I did not make, and do not have, any such recordings," Trump wrote on Twitter.

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June 22, 2017 9:33 pm

Police found militants hiding in a desert training camp "as part of the ministry's efforts to track down fugitive terrorist elements involved in violence witnessed by the country recently"

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June 22, 2017 9:17 pm

The bill reportedly will be a slightly less austere version of the one that passed the House of Representatives last month. The House legislation would roll back the expansion of Medicaid, slash Obamacare taxes.

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June 22, 2017 9:10 pm

Ambulance sirens echoed across Mogadishu, with dozens of soldiers at the scene. Aamin Ambulance Service said it had transported seven bodies and 12 wounded.

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June 22, 2017 8:21 pm

King Salman, 81, on Wednesday named his son Mohammed bin Salman crown prince and heir to the throne after firing Mohammed bin Nayef, whose counter-terrorism expertise had made him a favourite of previous American administrations.

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June 22, 2017 8:02 pm

The meeting of top US and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs was held a day after President Donald Trump said China's efforts to use its leverage with Pyongyang had failed, raising fresh doubts about his administration’s strategy for countering the threat from North Korea.

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June 22, 2017 7:59 pm

In Egypt, the most populous Arab country, a large number of people gathered before Iftar at the Baron Palace, a distinctive historic Indian-inspired mansion in Heliopolis, to practice yoga with professional trainers.

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June 22, 2017 7:41 pm

The ruling concerned violence that occurred during a summit of the G8 group of industrialised nations in July 2001, at time when a wave of concern over economic globalisation often prompted violent clashes on the fringes of such gatherings.

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June 22, 2017 7:34 pm

According to the GTF, such criticism justified the need for the inclusion of international judges in Sri Lanka's transitional justice processes.

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June 22, 2017 7:04 pm

Ignoring a question on media reports that the Trump administration might toughen its policy towards Islamabad, Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria highlighted the importance of Pakistan's ties with the US, saying the relationship encompasses cooperation in various fields.

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June 22, 2017 7:00 pm

Flames spread rapidly up the 24-storey residential tower block last week, trapping people inside, in what was Britain's worst blaze since World War Two.

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June 22, 2017 6:50 pm

US Geological Survey (USGS) issued a false alarm for a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that took place in 1925, which had led to the death of 13 people. The USGS said its computers had "misinterpreted" data causing the alarm to be wrongly issued.

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June 22, 2017 6:42 pm

The Geological Survey says the quake was centered about 24 miles (38 kilometers) southwest of Puerto San Jose and 6 miles (10 kilometers) below the surface

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June 22, 2017 6:33 pm

The announcement came two days after Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi visited Iran following a fence-mending trip to its bitter rival Saudi Arabia amid diplomatic turmoil in the Gulf.

June 22, 2017 6:19 pm

A Buckingham Palace statement had said: "The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to King Edward VII Hospital in London, as a precautionary measure, for the treatment of an infection arising from a pre-existing condition".

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June 22, 2017 5:26 pm

The Trump administration has yet to make serious headway on the president's emblematic but hugely costly campaign pledge to build a wall on the Mexican border.

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June 22, 2017 5:22 pm

Philip was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital as a precautionary measure after he fell ill with an infection related to an existing health condition that wasn't made public

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June 22, 2017 5:06 pm

Macron said the international community had made a "collective error" in thinking the conflict could be solved "only with military force"

June 22, 2017 8:31 pm

Afghanistan suicide blast: A police official said that people likely had gathered there to collect salaries ahead of the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Fitr. Over sixty were injured in the attack. No organisation has claimed responsibility as yet.