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by | June 24, 2017 | 06:22

The government, May wrote in the statement, is committed to working with lawmakers, regional officials and others "to build the widest possible consensus" on Brexit after the hard divorce talks with the European Union opened Monday in Brussels.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:20

The global number of refugees and displaced persons has increased by about 300,000 to 65.6 million, the UN's refugee agency estimates. The number of people forced to flee has increased with more than 50% over the last five years, up from 42.3 million in 2012.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:19

The blast was believed to be the caused by the detonator of a larger device. There were no other casualties. After convening a security cabinet earlier on June 21, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said a "terrorist attack had been averted" at the station.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:18

O'Mahony's imposing mix of fury and focus can rattle New Zealand this weekend, with Ireland team-mate and fellow Lions back-rower Sean O'Brien another potential All Blacks scourge. "The win against the Chiefs was also extremely important for the squad and some players played themselves into the side". Peter O'Mahony will lead the British and Irish Lions into Saturday's first Test against New Zealand with the words of mentor Anthony "Axel" Foley ringing in his ears: be yourself.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:17

Heller spoke at a news conference in Las Vegas with Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, a Republican who has also assailed the House and Senate health care bills for cutting Medicaid. What's more, the Senate bill would provide less generous subsidies to older folks who are eligible for assistance. Sen. Angus King, an independent who caucuses with the Democrats, has opposed all Republican attempts to repeal and replace President Obama's Affordable Care Act.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:14

The attackers are holding a number of hostages in the building. He says heavy gunfire has been heard inside. While al-Shabab claimed to have attacked the neighbouring Posh Treats restaurant, which is frequented by the city's elite and was damaged in the blast, security officials said the Pizza House was targeted instead.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:14

Intelligence officials have been unanimous on Putin's direct involvement in Russia's election hacking since a year ago, but have been previously reluctant to ascribe a goal to Kremlin's influence campaign for fear of exposing sources and methods.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:13

The request is one of 13 that Kuwait , acting as mediator, has sent to the Qataris on behalf of the four Middle Eastern countries amid an ongoing diplomatic crisis , the Associated Press says. Turkey says it has no plans to shut down its military base in Qatar as demanded by Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations that have cut ties with Doha .

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:07

Patrick Cooper had reached the midway point of the Robert Spurr Memorial Hill Climb near Anchorage when he accidentally ran off the trail and became lost. After the attack, 24 other mine workers were recalled to the main camp, the newspaper reports . "He was just in the wrong place", Crockett said.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:07

Security Council resolution this month and additional sanctions. The United States should consider an executive order immediately banning all tourist travel to North Korea for the time being, a major US think tank said Wednesday amid outrage over the death of an American student following his comatose release from the North.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:03

On Tuesday, Republican Karen Handel won a fierce, closely-watched special congressional election in Georgia , staving off a spirited challenge from Democrat Jon Ossoff . Filemon Vela (D-Tx.) to Politico on Wednesday. But Pelosi continues to command great loyalty from many in the House, and she insisted her position was not in jeopardy.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:01

Collins also said she would have to hold off final judgment until after the amendment process, but she laid out her criteria. Kaine said Thursday morning before the Senate bill was introduced that the report was done to highlight what he said was an under-reported outcome of possible cuts to Medicaid .

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:03

Although Prince Mohammed bin Salman's promotion was expected among close circles, the timing was a surprise, with the kingdom facing heightened tensions with Qatar and Iran , and locked in a war in Yemen . leader's recent trip to Saudi Arabia and once in mid-March at the White House. "In a call with Qatari Emir Tameem Bin Hamad Al Thani, the President offered to help the parties resolve their differences, including through a meeting at the White House if necessary", said a White House ...

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:04

The Senate bill's real-world impact is not yet known, but the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office is expected to provide an estimate early next week. "So we're going to see very significant reductions in coverage in Medicaid and big cuts in federal funding that will result in significant budget gaps for states".

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:58

Prime minister Nawaz Sharif condemned the attacks , saying terrorists were attacking soft targets. An eyewitness told The Nation, "I was two minutes away from the scene when a loud explosion was heard". An emergency has been imposed in hospitals in the area, and the injured are being taken to the District General Hospital in Parachinar. The province is the base of a separatist movement as well as home to the Taliban and other militant Islamist groups.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:01

The cause of Warmbier's death is not known, and his family objected to an autopsy, a request the Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH honored. The death of American university student Otto Warmbier this week after his release following 17 months of imprisonment in North Korea has hardened the U.S.

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:59

My leadership is recognized by many around the country, and that is why I am able to attract the support that I do which is essential to our election, sad to say", she said . She continued that it's not easy to call for Pelosi's replacement, as she's been a "great speaker" and is a "great leader", but "her time has come and gone".

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:58

Heller said that to win his vote, GOP leaders would have to "protect Medicaid expansion states" from the bill's current cuts. Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst is suggesting Iowans would not be losing Medicaid coverage even as the Senate GOP health care bill would phase out financing to expand the low-income insurance program.

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:51

President Bashar al-Assad's forces, aided by Iranian-backed militias, have engaged in a race with FSA rebels in recent weeks to seize areas in the southeastern desert vacated by retreating Islamic State insurgents. Riyadh has said the vessel, seized last Friday, was carrying explosives and those captured meant to conduct a "terrorist act" in Saudi territorial waters.

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:51

But expressions of discontent with Mueller are bubbling up nonetheless. Gingrich also said Trump is confident that Mueller will find he did nothing wrong, but Gingrich worries. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, asked Rosenstein if he would fire Mueller if Trump asked him to. It's one thing that US President Donald Trump abused his power and fired FBI Director #James Comey for investigating his ties to Russian Federation, which is technically obstruction of justice and might just ...

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:47

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by | June 24, 2017 | 05:38

On Twitter, Trump said he was "very supportive" of the bill . "I regret that our Democratic friends made clear early on that they did not want to work with us in a serious, bipartisan way to address the Obamacare status quo". "We don't have enough time , both members and the public, to completely evaluate this bill, see the scoring, see all the debate within the public realm".

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:40

The two senators who voted against the measure were Republicans Rand Paul (Ky.) and Mike Lee (Utah). Then again, no White House ever seems to support new limitations on its power or flexibility, regardless of the situation. Corker said he'd agreed to give Tillerson a "short window of opportunity" to reverse the deteriorating relationship between the United States and Russian Federation.

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:34

The command of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation operation in Afghanistan , Resolute Support (RS), which has more than 13,000 men including 8400 Americans , announced a record of "seven members of USA forces wounded, evacuated for treatment".

by | June 24, 2017 | 05:31

Besides NDA constituents, which comprise over 48.6 per cent of votes in the electoral college that will elect the next president, regional parties such as the AIADMK, BJD, TRS and JD (U) have also announced their support to the Dalit leader, making his win a foregone conclusion unless there's a drastic change in the situation.