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Lindsey Graham of SC and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana - would pass. Republicans have now repeatedly failed to deliver on their longtime promise to roll back former Democratic President Barack Obama's signature domestic accomplishment. An analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation last week shows Kentucky's Medicaid program would lose more than $5.3 billion. The Senate faces a September 30 deadline for deciding on the bill under an expiring rule that lets the healthcare proposal pass ...
  • Seoul stocks open lower on US-N

    Seoul stocks open lower on US-N

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    Since Mr. Moon assumed office in May, North Korea has conducted at least nine missile tests, two of which involved intercontinental ballistic missiles. The North Korean regime poses a "grave threat" to the US and the world, according to Sen. "For now, managing risks (related to North Korea) and making sure that our sovereign credit rating stands unscathed are our top priorities", deputy finance minister Hwang Kun-il told Reuters in Sejong, south of Seoul.
  • Heslam: Michelle Obama hammers women voting for Trump

    Heslam: Michelle Obama hammers women voting for Trump

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    Marketing conferences don't typically make national headlines, but HubSpot's Inbound 2017 hit the jackpot this week thanks to a keynote by former first lady Michelle Obama . "When you're in it, you don't have a moment, a second, to think", she said. During the presidential campaign, Michelle Obama was a scathing critic of Trump in the wake of the release of a 2005 video that caught Trump bragging about assaulting women.
  • Macron: Britain could still return to a reformed Europe

    Macron: Britain could still return to a reformed Europe

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    Pressure will grow on her to step up on Europe, not least from Macron, who has been forcing the pace on economic reform and deficit cuts at home in a bid to win support for change at the European level. He wants to open the French military to European soldiers and proposed other EU member states do the same on a voluntary basis. Yet with Merkel weakened in Germany's vote and her potential Free Democratic coalition partner even more hostile to aspects of euro-area integration than her own ...
  • Netanyahu postpones settlement committee meeting at USA request

    Netanyahu postpones settlement committee meeting at USA request

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    Nimr Mahmoud Ahmed Jamal killed three Israelis and critically wounded a fourth outside the West Bank settlement of Har Adar before he was shot dead. Netanyahu met with Trump last week prior to the start of the United Nations General Assembly, which both leaders addressed. The U.N. General Assembly recognized Palestine as a non-member observer state in 2012 and UNESCO approved it as a full member.
  • Modi greets nation on Durga Ashtami

    Modi greets nation on Durga Ashtami

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    On this day, people offer special worships to the goddesses Mahakali, Mahalaxmi and Maha Saraswati. It is held to celebrate faith on mother nature by ceremoniously worshipping young girls as an incarnation of the Divine Mother. Though the festival is celebrated in Jharkhand, Tripura, Bihar, Assam, Odisha, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and others to name a few, but in Bengal it's more than just being a festival, as for years it has been a part of their lifestyle.
  • Barcelona mayor calls for European Union mediation in Catalonia

    Barcelona mayor calls for European Union mediation in Catalonia

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    This is one of the biggest political crises in Spain since the end of the Franco dictatorship 40 years ago. "The majority of young people are separatists, and if they weren't, they have become separatist after seeing what Spain has done in recent weeks", 16-year-old high school student Aina Gomez told AFP.
  • Where to find coffee deals (and freebies!) on National Coffee Day

    Where to find coffee deals (and freebies!) on National Coffee Day

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    Dunkin' Donuts will be offering a free medium hot coffee to customers who buy a large or medium hot coffee on National Coffee Day. Whole Foods : On National Coffee Day, Allegro Coffee Company will donate $1 from each cup of batch brew coffee purchased from Whole Foods Market coffee bars to the Whole Planet Foundation (up to $40,000), which funds poverty poverty alleviation projects in places around the world where Whole Foods Market sources products.
  • Trump insists repeal bill would pass if GOP had more time

    Trump insists repeal bill would pass if GOP had more time

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    John McCain (R-AZ) said that he was going to work to repeal and replace Obamacare . Lindsey Graham of SC and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, did not go through "regular order" - a series of hearings, markups and an open-amendment process. "Who have they become that they would boo a man who is fighting for his very life?" He could have avoided the draft. "That is the only way we might achieve bipartisan consensus on lasting reform, without which a policy that affects one-fifth of our economy ...
  • Union Power Hangs In The Balance Of This New SCOTUS Case

    Union Power Hangs In The Balance Of This New SCOTUS Case

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    The issue concerns something that deeply divided the court in 2016: whether non-members of public sector unions can be required to pay so-called "fair share" fees germane to collective bargaining. Unions tend to support Democrats in elections, although agency fees are not used for political activities. The Illinois case offers the justices a chance to overturn a significant labor law precedent from 1977.
  • Accused NSA leaker told feds she smuggled docs in pantyhose

    Accused NSA leaker told feds she smuggled docs in pantyhose

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    But the Justice Department announced Winner's arrest as The Intercept reported it had obtained a classified NSA report suggesting Russian hackers attacked a USA voting software supplier before last year's presidential election. Prosecutors say victor poses a flight risk if released and her knowledge of government secrets makes her "an extremely attractive recruitment target for foreign intelligence agencies" and others seeking classified information.