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World Obamacare repeal to leave 32 mln uninsured: CBO
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It's not clear whether Republicans will ultimately opt to vote on this plan, and it's even more questionable that it would pass. More than 75% of the population would have no insurer willing to sell them coverage within a decade. "We're close. We're very close", Mr Trump said at the start of the meeting. "We can repeal, but we should repeal and replace and we shouldn't leave town until this is complete", he said ".

World Venezuelan protest violence flares, violinist injured
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Opposition leaders are planning a week of protests, including a two-day national strike on Wednesday and Thursday, to try to force Maduro's hand. Mass marches were also planned for today and Friday in an effort to force Mr Maduro into aborting a controversial July 30 election for a new congress.

World Only 13 Percent Of Americans Support A Repeal-Only Plan, Poll Finds
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The non-partisan CBO report forecasted that the GOP plan would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured over 10 years. A so-called straight repeal of Obamacare without a replacement plan is one of the options being bandied about by Senate Republicans as they try to reach a last-minute deal on health care reform.

World Afghan Police Search For Villagers After Mass Kidnapping
Author: 0 Afghan Police Search For Villagers After Mass Kidnapping

But some officials said they suspected the Taliban had kidnapped or killed them for suspected cooperation with the Western-backed government which the terrorists are striving to topple. It wasn't immediately clear if they had been kidnapped or had escaped. The motive of kidnappings is unclear but Taliban insurgents have been kidnapping civilians across the country, mainly on the highways where the Taliban insurgents stop the vehicles and kidnap the civilians for ransom or to bargain for the ...

World Infant found buried in Warren County backyard was born alive
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Officers later returned to the Richardson's home to arrest the high school graduate. Lt. John Faine, with the Warren County Sheriff's Office , said the remains had likely been behind the home for 10-12 weeks. But police acted on the information given to them and responded to the home where Richardson had been living in Carlisle . If the young woman is found guilty, she may be sentenced to 5 years in prison.

World Teacher panhandles for classroom supplies
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The teacher's actions made a statement, and vehicle after auto stopped to offer her money. Making $35,000 a year, Danks said she has to dig into her own pocket for school supplies, spending around $2,000 to $3,000 a year. Even before the cuts, public school education funding is already wildly uneven. Danks' state of Oklahoma has faced serious teacher shortages in the past and many teachers are forced to work second jobs to supplement their income.

World Erdogan on Gulf visit to defuse Qatar dispute
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His trip will include stops in Kuwait, which has been mediating the crisis, and Qatar. Doha denies the accusation of terrorism and contends the blockade is a violation of global law. In recent years, Qatar has emerged as Turkey's number one ally in the Middle East, with Ankara and Doha closely coordinating over issues including the Syria conflict where both are staunch foes of President Bashar al-Assad.

World Conte happy with Chelsea win, commitment, Batshuayi improvement
Author: 0 Conte happy with Chelsea win, commitment, Batshuayi improvement

Antonio Conte has indicated that he considered leaving Chelsea despite winning the Premier League last season, saying his first year in England was "very tough" on a personal level. According to English publication the Daily Express , Antonio Conte is expected to keep his famous 3-4-3 formation which worked so well a year ago and which ultimately won them the 2016/17 EPL title.

Author: 0 Jordan army site: Violent incident near Israeli Embassy

Security forces have sealed off the embassy with the Israeli authorities evacuating staff. Israel has in the past given repeated assurances that it understands Jordan's concerns and does not seek to alter the status quo in the Muslim holy sites of Jerusalem.

World New Trump communications chief vows to 'stop those leaks'
Author: 0 New Trump communications chief vows to 'stop those leaks'

Scaramucci also told Mr. Tapper he would be willing to put the cameras back on for White House daily briefings, but that is a decision ultimately made by Mr. "He called me from Air Force One and he basically said to me, 'Hey, you know, this is - maybe they did do it, maybe they didn't do it, '" he said. "You're an inherited money dude from Queens County", Scaramucci said.

Author: 0 Palestinians, Israeli Police In Tense Standoff Over Sacred Shrine

Three Israelis were killed on Friday in a stabbing attack by a Palestinian in a West Bank settlement. Israeli police clash with Palestinian protesters in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi el Joz, outside Jerusalem's Old City, following Friday prayers on July 21, 2017.

World Arrest made in death of Dylan Redwine
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The La Plata County Sheriff's Office confirmed on Saturday that Mark Redwine has been arrested and charged in the murder of his son, Dylan. Bellingham police in Washington arrested Redwine late Friday and he is being held on $1 million bail.

World 8 bodies found in Texas parking lot
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San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said: 'We got a call from a Walmart employee about a welfare check in a tractor-trailer that was parked on the lot here. Some of those inside the semi ran into nearby woods, triggering a search by helicopter and on foot, McManus said, adding that police would look for the escapees again in the morning.

World US Congress Seeks to Avoid Sanctions against Russian Federation
Author: 0 US Congress Seeks to Avoid Sanctions against Russian Federation

The bill also aims to prevent President Trump from relaxing sanctions without lawmakers' consent. The Trump administration has lobbied Congress to weaken several provisions in the bill, but sources tell CNN that any potential veto threat would be a bad idea because it's expected that the bipartisan Russian sanctions deal will be approved by veto-proof majorities in both chambers.

World Congress strikes Russia sanctions deal
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And if there's one person who won't be thrilled Congress reaching a Russian Federation sanctions deal, it's President Trump , who's already embroiled in an ongoing Russia-related investigation and scandal. Congress could then vote to approve or reject the changes. Meanwhile in the Senate, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY said in a statement on Saturday that he expects the House and Senate to act on the legislation "promptly".

World Kabul optimistic as USA withholds $50m reimbursement to Pakistan over Haqqani network
Author: 0 Kabul optimistic as USA withholds $50m reimbursement to Pakistan over Haqqani network

The decision comes as President Donald Trump's administration is exploring its approach toward Pakistan in developing a regional policy aimed at fighting Taliban militants and Islamic State fighters in neighboring Afghanistan. The Coalition Support Fund (CSF) authority is not security assistance, but rather reimbursements to key cooperating nations for logistical, military and other support provided to U.S.

World House, Senate reach deal on sanctions for Russian Federation and Iran
Author: 0 House, Senate reach deal on sanctions for Russian Federation and Iran

The proposed bill would require the president to submit a report to Congress on any actions that would "significantly alter" foreign policy in connection to Russia , Reuters reported , including easing sanctions or returning diplomatic properties in Maryland and NY that were ordered vacated by President Barack Obama late a year ago.

World Report says Sessions talked about Trump campaign in Kislyak meeting
Author: 0 Report says Sessions talked about Trump campaign in Kislyak meeting

Russia's ambassador to Washington Sergei Kislyak , a key figure in ongoing US investigations into Moscow's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, ended his tenure on Saturday. Jeff Sessions when the men met during the 2016 presidential race. Trump has already fired his FBI director James Comey over the Russian Federation investigation and lashed out at his own attorney general for recusing himself from the probe.

World New Zealand braces for more rain after severe storms lash south island
Author: 0 New Zealand braces for more rain after severe storms lash south island

New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English expressed solidarity with those affected and advised them to follow authorities' instructions and help their neighbours, according to a local television channel. The largest city Christchurch was mopping up after the Heathcote River burst its banks and flooded southern parts of the city on Saturday, causing evacuations in lower-lying areas of the city, said authorities.

World Russia, Syria announce ceasefire for eastern Ghouta rebel enclave near Damascus
Author: 0 Russia, Syria announce ceasefire for eastern Ghouta rebel enclave near Damascus

Thousands of anti-Assad fighters were trained and armed. USA officials said this week that some of the anti-Assad forces could be absorbed into U.S. The program , which involved an estimated number of 10,000 fighters over the past four years, is thought to have achieved little success and was met with many snags after Moscow intervened to support the Syrian army in 2015.

World Watch Team Trump deny any collusion with the Russians
Author: 0 Watch Team Trump deny any collusion with the Russians

President Donald Trump is now defending U.S. Both men face questions about attending a Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer in June 2016 that was described to Trump Jr.in emails as part of a Russian government effort to help his father's campaign.

World Kislyak Ends Term As Russia's Ambassador To Washington
Author: 0 Kislyak Ends Term As Russia's Ambassador To Washington

USA investigators examining money laundering accusations against President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort hope to push him to cooperate with their probe into possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation, two sources with direct knowledge of the investigation said.

World Russian Military Could Force The US Out of Syria, Army Official Says
Author: 0 Russian Military Could Force The US Out of Syria, Army Official Says

It is "absolutely not a sop to the Russians", Thomas said at a security conference in Aspen, Colorado. Officials said the phasing out of the secret program reflects Trump's interest in finding ways to work with Russian Federation, which saw the anti-Assad program as an assault on its interests.

World Saif Ali Khan pens an open letter addressing Kangana Ranaut and nepotism
Author: 0 Saif Ali Khan pens an open letter addressing Kangana Ranaut and nepotism

When Varun walked on stage to receive an award at IIFA, Saif joked, "You're here because of your papa", to which Dhawan replied, "You are here because of your mummy". So far, I believe the human race has not found the DNA that can pass on greatness and excellence". Greats like Vivekananda, Einstein and Shakespeare didn't belong to a select few.

World ISIS Captives Shouldn't Be Tortured: Iraq's Top Cleric
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The statement further added: "The members of the Security Council expressed their deep sympathy and condolences to all those who have suffered, and to the families of those who have perished in this fight against ISIL's barbarity, and urged justice for ISIL's victims and survivors of its crimes, in Iraq and across the region".