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What others say: GOP health bill must face new realities

The Texas Republican said technical and policy changes, which are expected to come in the form of a manager's amendment, should be released before midnight. "I'm trying to let my members vote the way that their constituents would want them to vote". So far, he said, Davidson's office has received almost 300 calls urging the congressman to oppose the bill - and one call urging him to support it.

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Man killed after trying to grab soldier's gun at Paris airport

It was found later near Orly. A man attempted to grab a weapon from a military patrol at Orly airport's southern terminal early this morning close to a check-in desk. Dominique was also at the airport and told Sky News : "I heard shouting and I saw the soldiers who were holding a person". A Koran was found on his body.

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Trump Administration To Review Vehicle Emissions Rules

For automakers, President's Trump's announcement that his administration is going to take a hard new look at tougher fuel-economy standards was what they were wanting to hear. The Trump administration downplayed any potential fight, saying officials have more than a year to resolve differences. The current standards helped the auto companies move from bankruptcy to profitability, and there is no reason they can not be met.

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What's your reaction to the Dutch election result?

Mr Rutte received congratulatory messages from European leaders and spoke with some by telephone. In total, 13 parties have won seats in parliament. In France, outgoing President Francois Hollande said that Rutte's triumph was a "clear victory against extremism" while Jean-Marc Ayrault, Hollande's foreign minister, applauded Dutch voters for "stemming the rise of the far-right".

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South Korea may get friendly with its nuclear-armed neighbor

One side's safety becomes another's vulnerability. Thaad, manufactured by Lockheed Martin, is a reiteration of this problem known as a "security dilemma". US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is due to make his first visit to South Korea on Friday. A South Korean animal rights group has filed a complaint with police against former president Park Geun-hye for abandoning nine pet dogs in the presidential Blue House after being dismissed from office.

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Closely watched election in Netherlands

The already dramatic campaign, which also saw Wilders temporarily suspend his campaign last month over a security leak, took another twist in its final days. Regardless of whether Wilders joins the government, however, this election will be significant in terms of the future role of the Netherlands-and indeed Europe-in the world.

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Obamacare reform rests on GOP sleight of hand

The Affordable Care Act created two taxes to fund the program. Since the election, clients have been anxious that accessing the health care services will affect their immigration status . "And the key here is to make insurance affordable". That means people in Northern California would receive the same credit as people in Southern California, even though Northern California residents pay much more for medical care , Lee said.

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Chinese primary school students are being brainwashed into boycotting South Korean snacks

The annual US-South Korean Foal Eagle field training exercises are taking place simultaneously and are set to last until late April. Four years ago the U.S. President Nixon, a war in Vietnam on his hands, let it pass, which he regretted ever after. "The U.S. -ROK alliance will continue to be a linchpin of regional stability and security", she added.

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Medical groups voice opposition to Republican plan to replace Obamacare

The House Republicans released their health care plan on Monday to intense criticism from both liberals and conservatives, with some estimates predicting as many as one in six people could lose health insurance under the GOP plan. Republican congressional leaders have said they want to get the replacement measure on the president's desk before the Easter break in early April.

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South Korea president Park Geun-hye ousted over corruption scandal

If the impeachment is upheld, as many analysts predict, the decision would immediately end what has been Park's controversial four-year tenure leading South Korea - a country of 50 million and Asia's fourth-largest economy. Hwang addressed the nation in a nationally televised speech, after the court's unanimous decision to oust Park. An Hee-jung, Rep. Ahn Cheol-soo of the People's Party, acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn and liberal Seongnam Mayor Lee Jae-myung.

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US Rejects Chinese Plan For Minimize Tension In Korean Peninsula

On Wednesday, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak sounded a more conciliatory tone, saying there were no plans to cut diplomatic ties as he attempts to secure the release of 11 Malaysians stuck in North Korea . "This is someone who's trying to get attention", she said, flanked by her South Korean and Japanese counterparts, Cho Tae-yul and Koro Bessho, respectively.

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S. Korean President Park Geun-hye removed from office

Park, 65, came to power in 2012. Lee Jae-yong (center), vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, arrives to be questioned as a suspect in a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye, at the office of the independent counsel in Seoul, Feb.

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The pros and cons of Brandon Marshall to the Giants

The Giants have made it to the postseason in six of Manning's 13 seasons in NY. It was all about championships. The newest member of the New York Giants has been making the media rounds after signing with the team on Wednesday. Marshall has yet to see the playoffs in his career despite putting together eight seasons with at least 1,000 receiving yards and four seasons with double-digit touchdowns.

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North Korea sparks condemnation by firing missiles towards Japan

Earlier in the day, North Korea fired four missiles from its western coast towards the Sea of Japan. "The launches are clearly in violation of Security Council resolutions". What impact will S Korea's expanded missile defence system have? Tillerson is also expected to visit a US military base or the truce village of Panmunjom on the inter-Korean border during his trip to Seoul in an apparent gesture to reaffirm the steadfast alliance between South Korea and the U.S.

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China aims for around 6.5% economic growth in 2017

China's announcement to increase defence spending comes after US President Donald Trump vowed a 10 per cent increase in America's military spending of about Dollars 600 billion. A year before that, China increased the defence spending by about 15 per cent as part of its efforts to modernise the world's largest military of 2.3 million troops.

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German Justice Minister pens letter to Bozda─č over meeting ban

There was a bomb scare at the town hall in Gaggenau after officials withdrew permission for Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag to address a rally. In protest, Bozdag cancelled his meeting with German justice minister Heiko Maas in Karlsruhe.

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ACC roundup: North Carolina tops Duke in back-and-forth affair

Duke still struggles defensively - particularly against drives off the bounce - so the opportunity is there for Carolina to get back to being the team they were last week. For a team that's battled - and continues to battle - a host of injury issues, that extra 24 hours without a game would seem important. Here's how to watch Duke vs.

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Sessions Recuses Himself From Trump-Russia Investigation

I learned something perhaps in that meeting - I usually did - and so that's what happened. While the Hillary Clinton campaign says no one there met with the ambassador, he did visit the Obama White House 22 times . Right now Dana Boente , the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, is the unconfirmed, acting deputy attorney general. Sessions recused himself from such investigations Thursday afternoon.

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Summit County police: local lawmen not participating in immigration enforcement

Peterson has not seen nor spoken to her client, but has been told by ICE that Vargas is being held without bond and is being processed as a visa overstay. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The memos released by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly detail the Trump administration's plan to crack down on illegal immigration and how numerous estimated 11 million immigrants living in the USA illegally will be affected.

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Governors to convene in Washington on future of Medicaid

The House Energy and Commerce Committee is eyeing a markup of the bill in early March. A variety of factors have contributed to the GOP's challenges, most notably their inability to craft a coherent alternative of their own, but the backlash from "Obamacare" beneficiaries caught Republicans completely off-guard, and fundamentally change the nature of the process.

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Iraqi forces battle ISIS in Mosul

Iraqi forces pushed into the first neighbourhood in western Mosul on Friday and took full control of the worldwide airport on the city's southwestern edge from the Islamic State group, according to Iraqi officials. "The strikes targeted Daesh's headquarters used for making vehicle bombs in Albu Kamal...after Iraqi intelligence received tips from their sources inside Syria", a senior security official told Reuters .

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Democrats elect former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as new chairman

Democrats are at a historic weak point, with little power in the U.S. Capitol and control of only a handful of state Legislatures across the nation. Republicans occupy the White House , run both chambers of Congress and control about two-thirds of US statehouses.

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Autopsy reveals what actually killed Kim Jong-un's half-brother

The leaked CCTV footage shows Kim asking for help from airport staff, who direct him to a clinic, after he is ambushed. North Korea is not a signatory to the worldwide convention banning the production and use of the odourless, tasteless, and highly toxic chemical, which is considered a weapon for mass destruction by the United Nations .

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Crowds gather for S. Africa anti-immigration march

South Africa, where 35% of people are unemployed or have given up searching for work, has experienced successive surges of xenophobic violence, oftentargetingSomali and Pakistani people who operate small shops in townships and shanty towns.

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What Does the Sunday Penalty Rate Cut Mean for You?

While young people might be able to catch up with some areas of social life outside of the weekend, their parents and older family members are more likely to work in the week, making it hard to find time to spend together as a family. It is much the same for hospitality workers, but there will be no change for casuals. "Personally I think people need to be remunerated if they are spending time away from their families on weekend days", he said.

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CCTV footage of Kim Jong Nam's killer released

Malaysia's police chief, Khalid Abu Bakar, said both officials were in Malaysia but could not confirm if they were in the North Korean embassy. Malaysian police said they also were questioning a senior official at the North Korean embassy and a staffer at its state airline, Free Malaysia Today reported .

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Trump Immigration Rules Slash Protections For Undocumented

The second memo instructs CBP officers to crack down on illegal migration at the border by holding migrants in detention until a determination in their case is made. The people who walked across the southern border in violation of USA law? For example, tens of thousands of women and children have poured across the southwest border from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala seeking protection from their crime-ridden countries.

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Putin-Trump meeting not yet discussed with US - Moscow

Trump could grant Russia various favors when it comes to worldwide politics just because he wants a better relationship with Russia, Oliver says. Trump said in a tweet . Then, Flynn said that he could not remember if he talked about sanctions. Konstantin Eggert, a commentator at the independent network TV Rain, reported that the state-media holdings had received an order from the Kremlin to cut down on coverage of Mr Trump; Bloomberg, citing three anonymous sources familiar with the matter, ...

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"Not My President's Day" Protests Erupt Across The Country

MPs will today debate a petition signed by more than 1.8 million people calling for the invitation to be rescinded by the Government. Demonstrators could be heard chanting "This is what Democracy looks like", and "hey hey, ho ho, President Trump has got to go".

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Israeli Benjamin Netanyahu held secret Arab peace meeting

Abdullah Sawalha, director of the Centre for Israeli Studies in Amman, said he was "pessimistic" about the future of a two-state solution, arguing that Trump's statement was just a description of a reality that no one wants to admit. Hundreds of thousands of Jewish settlers live in the territory, which Israel has occupied since the Six-Day War of 1967. The Heat: Netanyahu visits Washington Pt 1Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets U.S.