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Hillary Clinton on GOP health bill breakdown: ‘The fight isn’t over yet’
Why Manafort’s offer to cooperate in probe is less than meets the eye
WASHINGTON — A surprise offer by Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign manager, to “provide information” to congressional committees investigating links between the Trump campaign and Russia may be far more limited than it first appeared, according to congressional sources and others familiar with the matter. “Paul Manafort to Testify Before House Intelligence Panel,” read the headline in the New York Times.
Nearly half of Americans say Republican healthcare reform 'not an improvement': Reuters/Ipsos poll
By Chris Kahn NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nearly half of American adults said the Republican healthcare reform measure is "not an improvement" over Obamacare, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Friday. The Republican bill, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which is up for a vote in the House of Representatives later on Friday, is expected to cut the federal deficit while greatly increasing the number of Americans without health insurance. Democratic leaders are unified against the bill while some conservative Republicans have criticized it for not doing enough to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, the measure familiarly known as Obamacare which was passed in 2010 and was the signature domestic achievement of former President Barack Obama.
Pope urges EU: Resist 'false' security promised by populists
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis urged European leaders on Friday to resist the "false forms of security" promised by populists who want to wall themselves off and instead bank on a future of greater solidarity and union.
Terror charges for suspect in murky Antwerp car incident
A Tunisian man has been charged with terror offences after being arrested for driving at high speed into a crowded shopping area in the Belgian port city of Antwerp, prosecutors said Friday as his motives remained unclear. The 39-year-old suspect identified only as Mohamed R. was charged with "an attempt to murder in a terrorist manner, an attempt to hit and wound in a terrorist manner and arms infractions," the federal prosecutor's office said. Other sources said the charges could be interpreted as a "precautionary measure" in order to keep the suspect in detention.
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Arctic Marines? an Inside Look at the American Marines Training in the Harshest Elements
NBC Nightly News went to northern Norway where American marines are training with Norwegian and British troops this month in Operation Joint Viking — a show of force just a few hundred miles from Russia’s border.
The coincidences mount, as another Putin critic is shot dead
An outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin was shot dead in broad daylight in Kiev Thursday, just two days after a lawyer for the family of a slain Russian whistleblower was injured in a mysterious fall from his fourth-story apartment near Moscow. Denis Voronenkov was a former Russian Communist Party member who’d become increasingly critical of Putin’s policies after fleeing to Ukraine in 2016. As it has after similar incidents, the Kremlin swiftly rejected any suggestion it was involved in Voronenkov’s murder.
Rail accident at N.Y.'s Penn Station snarls travel; minor injuries
A slow-moving Amtrak Acela train derailed and sideswiped a New Jersey commuter train on Friday, causing minor injuries and snarling morning rush-hour rail traffic at New York's Penn Station, a major transportation hub, officials said. The accident happened at about 9 a.m. EDT (1300 GMT), with passengers aboard the New Jersey Transit train describing hearing screeching metal as the Washington-bound Acela hit the commuter train while departing the station. "There was a loud sound of mangling metal and you felt the reverberations of another train raking the side of our train and I just heard screams from behind me as it traveled back," said Jordan Geary, who was traveling on the train with his wife from the New York suburb of Montclair, New Jersey.
North Korea Threatens US Over Preemptive Strike
Veteran Becomes First Ever Double Amputee Police Officer
Cuba's secret negotiator with US was president's son: cardinal
Cuban President Raul Castro's son, Alejandro, was the communist island's envoy for secret negotiations with the United States that led to the countries' historic rapprochement, a cardinal close to the talks said. Speculation had long swirled that Alejandro Castro Espin, the president's 51-year-old son, headed up the secret talks.
In the "Sky Net" manhunt, China captured 2,566 fugitives who had fled to more than 90 countries
PanARMENIAN.Net - China captured 2,566 fugitives who had fled to more than 90 countries and regions and recovered 8.6 billion yuan (125 million U.S. dollars) during the "Sky Net" manhunt
Hong Kong's New Chief Exec Pledges to Unite a Divided Society
Hong Kong has selected Carrie Lam to be the citys first-ever female chief executive, sealing an election that many saw as a foregone conclusion and not a democratic race. Lam previously served as Ho
Beijing favourite Lam wins Hong Kong leadership
Hong Kong - Beijing favourite Carrie Lam was selected as Hong Kongs new leader on Sunday by a mainly pro-China committee, in an election dismissed as a sham by democracy activists who fear the loss o
Islamabad's ties with China will not impact partnership with Washington: Pak envoy
Washington [United States], Mar. 26 (ANI): Pakistans Ambassador in the United States Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has said that Islamabads historic ties with China and its efforts to forge close ties with R
Hong Kong Electors Choose Carrie Lam to Lead City
Protesters scuffle with police Some scuffles broke out outside the voting center between protesters and a large contingent of police, who used metal barricades to keep the demonstrat
Tiny 'Election Committee' Begins Vote for Hong Kong Leader
Security was tight around the voting center with 2,000 or so police officers expected to be deployed in the vicinity in case of unrest. China increases control Since Hong Kong retur
17th century works from Netherlands, China on view at Frans Hals Museum
PanARMENIAN.Net - Barbarians amp; Philosophers sheds light on the way China and the Netherlands formed images of one another in the seventeenth century. The Dutch were fascinated by the culture of the
Nine killed in equipment collapse at China power plant
Guangzhou [China], Mar. 25 (ANI): As many as nine people were killed and two others injured after an operation platform collapsed at a power plant in south Chinas Guangdong Province on Saturday. The
Russia, China seek chemical weapons probe in Iraq
New York - Russia and China on Friday proposed that a United Nations panel investigating chemical weapons use in Syria be extended to Iraq, a proposal Britain immediately rejected. The two countries
Hong Kong orders recall of Brazilian meat products
Sao Paulo - The government of Hong Kong has ordered the recall of meat supplied by Brazilian meat packers involved in a tainted meat scandal. The Secretary for Food and Health, Ko Wing-man, announced
Growing Disconnect with China Seen Ahead of Hong Kong Election
On March 26 in Hong Kong, an electoral committee of nearly 1,200 people, stacked with Beijing loyalists, will select the citys chief executive for the next five years. The race is widely seen as a c
Taiwan court hears landmark gay marriage case
Taipei - Taiwans constitutional court began hearing a landmark case on Friday that could make the island the first place in Asia to allow same-sex marriage. A panel of 14 grand justices will hear a
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