Hillary Clinton: GOP is ‘death party’ if health care bill passes

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Hillary Clinton: GOP is ‘death party’ if health care bill passes
Washington (CNN)Hillary Clinton has a new name for the Republican Party if Congress manages to pass the Senate health care bill: “death party.” “Forget death panels. If Republicans pass this bill, they’re the death party,” she tweeted.

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Trump: ‘Bothersome’ that Mueller is ‘very good friends’ with Comey

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Trump: ‘Bothersome’ that Mueller is ‘very good friends’ with Comey
(CNN)President Donald Trump said “we’re going to have to see” when asked about the future of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is reportedly investigating whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice. Trump fired Comey over dissatisfaction with how the FBI head was handling the investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. Deputy Attorney General Rod […]

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The Resistance Now: activists say ‘hell no’ to Republican healthcare bill

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The Resistance Now: activists say ‘hell no’ to Republican healthcare bill
Progressives sprung into action with dozens protesting outside the Senate majority leaders office, while Democrats took stock after Ossoffs loss So about that healthcare bill… Dozens of people were arrested after protesting outside Senate majority leader Mitch McConnells office on Thursday including some in wheelchairs as Republicans unveiled Republicans unveiled Trumpcare 2.0 (or are we […]

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San Francisco’s Transit Agency Promises No Immigration Raids

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San Francisco’s Transit Agency Promises No Immigration Raids
The transit agencys board passed a resolutionthat prohibits the use of its funds or resources to enforce federal immigration law. The measure, called the Safe Transit Policy, bans employees from seeking riders immigration status, limits the cooperation of employees with federal authorities in conducting immigration checks and arrests, and prevents BART from asking job applicants […]

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Obama on Senate bill: It’s ‘not a health care bill’

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Obama on Senate bill: It’s ‘not a health care bill’
Washington (CNN)President Barack Obama on Thursday spoke out against a proposed GOP Senate bill that dismantles the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The GOP-proposed bill would repeal Obamacare’s individual mandate, drastically cut back federal support of Medicaid, and eliminate Obamacare’s taxes on the wealthy, insurers and others.

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Prime Minister May offer: EU citizens will be able to stay in UK

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Prime Minister May offer: EU citizens will be able to stay in UK
(CNN)In a Brexit divorce deal offering, British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday said European Union citizens will be given the opportunity to stay in the United Kingdom after it leaves the EU. According to May’s office, any EU citizen living in the UK for five years or more by a yet-to-be specified cutoff date […]

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No tapes? Trump has us through the looking glass

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No tapes? Trump has us through the looking glass
(CNN)As the Mad Hatter of the White House tweeted his response to Congress’s questions on Thursday about the existence of audiotapes related to James B. Comey’s firing as FBI director, he stayed true to character. “I did not make, and do not have, any such recordings,” President Trump announced. But he also added that “with […]

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Would Trump make a good royal?

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Would Trump make a good royal?
(CNN)The power of the British monarchy has been on display during recent tragedies. Leave it to Prince Harry to spoil it all. Who, after all, could survive the nonstop attention and demand for selfies? Who would thrive under such scrutiny, and do it all while wearing a gold crown weighing more than three pounds? It […]

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Social media pressure is linked to cosmetic procedure boom – BBC News

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Social media pressure is linked to cosmetic procedure boom – BBC News
In 2015 one market research company estimated the UK market could be worth as much as 3.6bn. But there is little doubt it has grown significantly over the past decade. Focus on body image The report identifies several factors that are encouraging young people in particular to focus on body image. These include increasing levels […]

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Trump Blames Democrats For Obstructing Health Care Bill They Haven’t Seen Yet

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Trump Blames Democrats For Obstructing Health Care Bill They Haven’t Seen Yet
Speaking Wednesday at a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Trump lamented criticism that his administration hasnt accomplished much yet and pointed a finger at Democratic lawmakers for slowing the passage of a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Trump tweeted similar complaintsearlier Wednesday. They just want to stop, they just want to […]

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The images Saudi Arabia doesn’t want you to see

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The images Saudi Arabia doesn’t want you to see
(CNN)Batool Ali is six years old, though you would never guess that from her huge, haunted eyes and emaciated frame. Ribs jutting out over her distended belly, Batool weighs less than 16 kilograms (35 pounds). She is one of nearly half a million children in Yemen suffering from severe malnutrition. An investigation published earlier this […]

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What an autopsy may (or may not) have revealed about Otto Warmbier’s death

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What an autopsy may (or may not) have revealed about Otto Warmbier’s death
(CNN)What happened to Otto Warmbier while he was in North Korean custody is a mystery. And it’s likely to remain that way. Following his death on Monday, Warmbier’s parents Cindy and Fred asked the coroner not to perform an autopsy on their son. “No conclusions about the cause and manner of Mr. Warmbier’s death have […]

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Donald Trump says he doesn’t want a ‘poor person’ in cabinet roles

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Donald Trump says he doesn’t want a ‘poor person’ in cabinet roles
President tells crowd during Iowa tour that economic adviser and commerce secretary had to give up a lot to work for him Donald Trump has said he doesnt want a poor person to hold economic roles in his administration as he used an Iowa rally to defend his decision to Republican congressional victory in Georgia […]

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In Georgia, close isn’t nearly good enough for Democrats

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In Georgia, close isn’t nearly good enough for Democrats
(CNN)Winning isn’t everything in politics. It’s the only thing. Both candidates’ messages were entirely nationalized as well. Ossoff sought to cast Handel, who had served as secretary of state in Georgia and run unsuccessfully for governor and Senate in recent years, as a tool of Trump. Handel similarly sought to link Ossoff to Democratic House […]

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Family declines autopsy for former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier

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Family declines autopsy for former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier
(CNN)The family of American college student Otto Warmbier objected to an autopsy, leaving the former North Korea detainee’s official cause of death a mystery for the time being. The Warmbier family’s “objection to an autopsy was honored,” the office said, and only an external examination was performed.

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