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World Media GOP cynicism was evident in health-care debate
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Leonard Lance, a member of the Problem Solvers Caucus who voted against a House bill to repeal Obamacare earlier this year, told CNN . White House counselor Kellyanne Conway announced that president Trump would decide this week whether to cut the payments or not.

World Media NZ opposition Labour change leaders ahead of election
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She became her struggling party's youngest leader five days after her 37th birthday. Little has endorsed his deputy leader Jacinda Ardern to take over the Labour leadership. "And trying to give New Zealanders every chance they can to get to know us a little bit better". He says like Labour his party is concerned with Maori being disproportionately represented in prison, Maori home ownership and whānau ora not getting enough funding.

World Media Body discovered by citizens in Ocean City
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Police said the man was one of seven people aboard an anchored, 22-foot boat when he tried to jump into the water. O'Connor's body was removed from the sand at about 4:15 p.m.to be evaluated by the medical examiner's office.

World Media Akhilesh accuses BJP of political corruption as SP MLCs quit
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He said the "jobless growth" criticism was misplaced as the government has given employment to 7.28 crore people through the Mudra Bank scheme. The dropped clause pertains to the insertion of a new article 338B about the constitution and powers of the National Commission for Backward Classes.

World Media Anthony Scaramucci's 10 Days in the White House, Ranked
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Lizza refused, and Scaramucci went on to complain vulgarly about White House Chief-of-Staff Reince Priebus - who was removed Friday - as well as White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon . If the news Monday afternoon came as a shock, it only underscored how unusual the expectations are becoming for a White House where it seems like almost anything goes.

World Media Rihanna Asks:
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The Barbadian beauty has faced a great deal of speculation following a number of red carpet appearances for her role in the new movie " Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets ". "Somebody called me too fat?" she wrote, adding in three crying laughing emojis. In short, Rihanna DGAF about body shamers . This isn't the first time RiRi has trumped body shamers .

World Media Republicans Move on, Shift Focus to Tax Reform
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His remarks came at a tax panel discussion sponsored by Americans for Prosperity, a group funded by Republican donors Charles and David Koch that organizes supporters across the country to contact their members of Congress in favor of conservative legislation.

World Media Record Heat And Weather Extremes Aren't Going Away For Oregon
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The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning for Tuesday through Friday. Redding's National Night Out event set for Tuesday evening outside City Hall is expected to be moved inside the building. With the heat comes a number of concerns from local emergency response crews and police, as well as power and water utilities and those concerned for the welfare isolated or vulnerable people and for animals.

World Media Trump presents MI 'heroic' Vietnam War medic Medal of Honor
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That evening, soldiers went into their defensive position, but one didn't make it back, and McCloughan could not ignore his pleas for help , the president related. The medal can be won in war or in peacetime and is presented to a victor by the president acting for the U.S. Congress. After the battle, McCloughan's lieutenant inquired about honoring McCloughan with the Distinguished Service Cross but the award was downgraded and McCloughan instead received the bronze Stars with "V" device for ...

World Media Trump Threatens to End Insurance Payments if No Healthcare Bill
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Starting in 2014, members and their staffs had to use federal or state health care exchanges instead of the coverage that is available to most government workers. Very few people on Medicaid are capable of working. So I think there is an increasing desire on the part of Republicans to do something to stabilize the market.

World Media Chinese troops intruded into Indian space on July 26 in Chamoli
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He cautioned that this could fuel anti-Chinese sentiment in India, as mistrust and hostility between the two countries runs deep. Barahoti is the same place where in July previous year, two PLA soldiers had entered 200 metres into the Indian territory, wrote Times of India , adding that the then defence minister Manohar Parrikar had said that the border has not been demarcated there and the two sides differ on perception about it.

World Media Outer Banks Evacuated After Major Power Outage
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The power outage that drove tourists from two North Carolina islands is wiping out a significant chunk of the lucrative summer months for local businesses. Roughly 80 percent of the islands' tourism stems from vacation rentals, and the order coincides with the customary Saturday turnover for weekly home rentals, so those people would be leaving anyway.

World Media China July manufacturing and services growth slows
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New export orders slipped to 50.9 in July from 52.0 in June , helping drag the index for overall factory orders to 52.8 from 53.1. "The positive economic outlook remained unchanged". In contrast, the sub-index for oil processing and coking, as well as the non-metal mineral products industry, stayed below 50 for the third month in a row, affected by overcapacity and restructuring.

World Media Joe Arpaio's lawyers say ex-sheriff will appeal
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Arpaio's attorneys, Dennis and Jack Wilenchik, said in a statement that the former sheriff would appeal the verdict to get a jury trial. Now the other shoe has dropped, with Arpaio, who liked to call himself "America's toughest sheriff", being found guilty of the misdemeanor violation, which carries a maximum sentence of six months in the hoosegow.

World Media Former Ohio State CB Gareon Conley cleared of sexual assault charges
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This news comes just days after the Ohio State cornerback signed his rookie contract with the Silver and Black. After the selection, Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said that his team felt good about the pick. Conley , the team's first-round pick in April, was unavailable to reporters at training camp in Napa, as he is not practicing due to shin splints .

World Media Trump dictated son's first statement on Russian lawyer meeting
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The statement went on to say that "it was not a campaign issue at the time ". Trump's legal team wanted to paint the meeting as an attempt by Democratic operatives to entrap Trump Jr., and his father by extension. The problem of the Trump Tower meeting was known to Trump's inner circle after lawyers for Jared Kushner uncovered it during a security clearance review and it was debated back and forth among Trump senior staff about how best to handle the meeting.

World Media Governor Expected To Get Education Funding Plan, Issue Prompt Veto
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The bill landed on the governor's desk late Monday afternoon. "If we override the bill, there's no compromise, there's no changes, that's the only thing we can do". Bruce Rauner has promised to amendatory veto , asking lawmakers to remove what he calls a "bailout" for Chicago Public Schools' teacher pension system.

World Media Chancellor backtracks on post-Brexit corporation tax cut
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Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said that the aim of this report is to design a system that would attract migrants who benefit the United Kingdom economically, socially and culturally, whilst still giving Westminster control over the numbers coming in, and restoring public confidence that the United Kingdom was applying its own rules on immigration.

World Media Oscar-nominated actor Sam Shepard dies at 73
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He was an uncompromising artist who never sought Broadway acclaim. Born in Fort Sheridan, Illinois in 1943, Shepard was the son of a teacher mother and Army officer father, who was a bomber pilot during World War II. Sam Shepard poses in NY in 2011. Shepard, who penned almost four dozen plays, also had two Tony Award nominations. He also co-wrote the screenplay for the cult classic " Paris, Texas " by German director Wim Wenders , which won the Palme D'Or at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival.

World Media Starbucks to own 100 percent of China stores after buying out partners
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For the quarter, Starbucks reported earnings of $691.6 million, or 47 cents per share. Starbucks has announced plans to close its 379 Teavana stores - including one at Park City Center - over the coming year. Still, executives cut Starbucks' full-year net earnings per share target to a range of $1.96 to $1.97 from a previously lowered forecast of $2.06 to $2.10, following a deceleration in USA same-store sales that has continued into July.

World Media Trump's new White House chief of staff sworn in
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Trump praised Kelly for his work at the DHS, crediting him with reducing the number of people illegally crossing the southern USA border, and implementing a travel ban for refugees and people from a group of Muslim majority countries. Still, Kelly's success will depend on how much authority he is granted and whether Trump's dueling aides will put aside their rivalries to work together.

World Media Search expands for man thought kidnapped in North Carolina
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He is now being held at the Henderson County Detention Center on a $250,000 bond. Henderson County Sheriff Charles McDonald said Stroupe will likely face murder charges in the coming days. on Wednesday. Fredrick Badgero, Jennifer Hawkins, and Larry Hawkins were charged Saturday, according to WSOC . The father of Pisgah National Forest manhunt suspect Phillip Michael Stroupe II was in jail Monday, charged with being an accessory after a kidnapping, and law enforcement agencies in several ...

World Media Kenyans react to death missing of IEBC manager Chris Msando
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Sources close to the commission said he helped seal loopholes that might be associated with BVR kits. "The last communication from him is an SMS text sent to one of his colleagues at around 3:00 am on Saturday morning". In a press statement NASA leaders condoled in profound sorrow with his wife, family and loved ones, as well as all Kenyans who have been horrified by the heinous murder meant to subvert democracy in the country.

World Media Big Ten Announces Women's Basketball Opponents for 2017-18
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MSU will play Illinois , Indiana, Maryland , Rutgers and Wisconsin twice. As they prepare for the upcoming schedule, Turgeon will aim for chemistry and rhythm to develop in time for the early start to Big Ten play. Because the 2018 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament will be played a week earlier due to holding the event in Madison Square Garden in NY, each team will now play two conference games the first week of December.

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