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World One dead, several injured in German nightclub shooting
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Officials said the 26-year-old suspect suffered psychological problems and was "known as an Islamist but not a jihadist". The gunman was said to be an Iraqi national who resided in Germany, Fritz Bezikofer from the Kostanz police told CNN .

World White House Pushes To Pursue GOP Health Care Bill
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The Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Mick Mulvaney , downplayed the disarray the White House is reportedly experiencing in wake of major staffing changes. The health care havoc indicated a desperation for swift action after the Senate last week shot down three bills attempting reforms promised by the GOP.

World Russia's retaliation to USA actions 'long, long overdue,' Kremlin says
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Russian Federation will also close down the embassy's recreational retreat on the outskirts of Moscow as well as warehouse facilities. Russia's Foreign Ministry says Minister Sergei Lavrov has told Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone call that Moscow was forced to respond to the new package of USA sanctions and that it is still willing to improve ties with Washington .

World Livid Trump fumes as Obamacare repeal fails
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Here, in their words, is why they did it. John McCain , who recently disclosed he has been battling brain cancer, were the three Republican senators who voted no to repeal the Affordable Care Act . Instead, they will save their ideas for the 2018 midterm elections, when they will run on the promise to lead the effort to fix what Republicans lacked the courage to repeal.

World Senate Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for Paul Manafort to appear at hearing
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The person says Manafort won't testify during a public hearing Wednesday after he and the committee reached an agreement to continue negotiating the terms of his cooperation. Manafort had been invited to testify at Wednesday's hearing but he did not appear . President Donald Trump has described the Russian Federation investigation as a witch hunt.

World England and Spain seal spot in Women's Euro quarter-finals
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England will take on France in the 2017 UEFA Women's Euro quarterfinals on Sunday, July 30 at 11:45 a.m. "We're also physically great and mentally strong". "Every forward wants to win the golden boot", she added. I don't think that Sampson does himself any favours at all with comments like that, and wish that he had concentrated on his own job, but that doesn't make him a footballing Walter Mitty.

World Congress weighing plan to block Trump from firing Mueller
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The president's repeated interviews and continued, petty tweets lambasting the attorney general for recusing himself from the Russian Federation investigation have angered Democrats - including many who despise Sessions - but especially Sessions' former Republican Senate colleagues who say he did the right thing.

World Senate Republicans Eye 'Skinny' Repeal of Obamacare
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Among other things, the bill also proposed giving states more flexibility in defining what constitutes an essential health benefit and where to set spending caps. Republicans have instead opted to try to pass tax reform and health care through a process known as reconciliation, which applies to budgetary measures and requires only 51 votes.

World Britain eases ban on laptops, tablets in some flights from Turkey
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The storm lasted just 20 minutes on Thursday evening but was enough to cause significant damage and flooding. But the ban remains in place on flights from other Turkish airports, including Istanbul Ataturk, as well as flights to the United Kingdom from Egypt , Saudi Arabia , Jordan, Lebanon and Tunisia.

World Putin threatens to retaliate over new USA sanctions
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US President Donald Trump will now have to decide whether to accept or veto the measures. It's not clear whether Trump would sign the bill . In the end, it was passed by both chambers overwhelmingly. Ambassador Tefft expressed his strong disappointment and protest. "Ambassador [John] Tefft expressed his strong disappointment and protest" to Russia's moves, according to a USA embassy spokesperson in Moscow.

World USA health care debate: What you need to know
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Republican finger-pointing commenced Friday after the Senate's dark-of-night defeat of the GOP's effort to repeal much of the Obama health care law, a startling vote that dealt a blow to President Donald Trump. "We've tried to do this by coming up with a proposal behind closed doors in consultation with the administration, then springing it on skeptical members, trying to convince them it's better than nothing, asking us to swallow our doubts and force it past a unified opposition", he said.

World Leaders in McCain's home state frustrated by repeal failure
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House Speaker Paul Ryan had said the House is willing to negotiate with the Senate . According to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, the bill would would have left 16 million more people uninsured over the next decade and increased insurance premiums by an average of 20% annually over the next decade.

World Australia's Labor opposition vows republic referendum — BBCI
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A model would emerge by consensus during the debate to the first plebiscite about an Australian head of state, he said. And even if the answer is resoundingly positive, we won't see immediate change; Labor will then have to "work on a referendum to determine how the head of state is chosen", The Daily Telegraph reports .

World Democrats Praise Republican McCain After Senate Fails to Repeal Obamacare
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President Donald Trump blamed three Republicans and Democrats on Friday for dealing a serious blow to his legislative agenda with the Senate's failure to repeal portions of the Affordable Care Act . "He gets angry, for sure, but when push comes to shove and there are brass tacks, that internal gyroscope of right and wrong guides him". Vice President Mike Pence was on hand after midnight to break the tie in the event of a 50-50 vote.

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Russian Federation has ordered the United States to cut its diplomatic staff in the country after Washington imposed more sanctions on Moscow. Also, Russian authorities said they would seize a dacha (a vacation home) used by American diplomats outside of Moscow, as well as warehouse in the Russian capital.

World Senate Joins House in Overwhelmingly Passing New Russian Sanctions
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The sanctions bill includes a provision that would limit Trump's authority to lift existing sanctions that were placed following Kremlin's annexation of Crimea in 2014. Iran and North Korea are being penalised over their ballistic missile tests. "It'll be very interesting to see how the Trump administration implements this".

Author: 0 Russia Retaliates Against New US Sanctions And Obama Measures

He could veto the bill, but there is a chance that Congress could override his veto with a two-thirds vote. But the main thing here is that Russia has said that the number of USA diplomatic personnel in Russia should be brought down to the exact level of the number of Russian diplomatic personnel in the US, which is - they're saying is 455.

World Reince Priebus out as White House Chief of Staff
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Grassley has regularly tagged the president in his tweets to give advice, thank the president, and also to wish him a happy birthday. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly was appointed to his former position by Donald Trump . John Kelly is a retired Marine Corps General. Priebus is the fifth top Trump administration official to be either sacked or to have resigned in the past six months.

World Suspected Afghan Taliban member indicted in Germany
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Military spokesman Abdul Basir Ghori said their forces inflicted heavy casualties on the militants, killing almost 59 and injuring several others. At the moment there is no information on civilian and Afghan force casualties, Ghori added.

World Trump expected to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill
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But late Wednesday he announced that he sees "a path forward on legislation to sanction Iran , Russia and North Korea " following "very productive discussions". Russia's action, outlined in a statement from the Foreign Ministry, came a day after the Senate voted for new sanctions against Russian Federation, putting President Donald Trump in a tough position by forcing him to take a hard line on Moscow or veto the legislation and anger the Republican Party, Reuters reported.

World Twitter Is Testing a $99 Subscription Service
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The new Twitter Ads program does not have a name, but it's clear from the description that Twitter wants to make things as easy and as approachable as possible in a bid to attract a decent number of subscribers. But this is an either-or proposition; businesses can not pick an interest category and a metro area. There's another potential deal breaker for marketers - any account that signs up for this subscription-style ad program will lose its access to Twitter's normal ad platform.

World The faces of lawmakers leaving the Senate late-night health care vote
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They promised to remain vigilant. In desire for votes, Republicans needed votes from conservative Democrats and found none. Why? Meanwhile, Sen. At an election campaign appearance in Iowa in 2015, Trump responded to criticism from McCain by denigrating the senator's military service, which included 5 1/2-years as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam.

World Russia Sanctions Bill Clears Congress
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An official in the White House wouldn't say whether Trump would sign it, saying only that they are reviewing the bill and that the administration supports sanctions against the three countries. The Russian-EU relations will become more constructive amid the USA decision to introduce new sanctions against Moscow, the Russian State Duma's International Affairs Committee Chairman Leonid Slutsky told the Rossiya 24 broadcaster.