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Hillary Clinton on GOP health bill breakdown: ‘The fight isn’t over yet’

Hillary Clinton on GOP health bill breakdown: ‘The fight isn’t over yet’Hillary Clinton praised the efforts of “people in every corner of our country” and then posted tweets about people who have benefited from the ACA.


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House Intel Dem: Canceled Hearing 'Real Blow to Investigation'

House Intel Dem: Canceled Hearing 'Real Blow to Investigation'House Intel member Jim Himes hits Committee Chairman Devin Nunes for canceling a public hearing that would further investigate the Trump team's possible ties to Russia.


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Why Manafort’s offer to cooperate in probe is less than meets the eye

Why Manafort’s offer to cooperate in probe is less than meets the eyeWASHINGTON — 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.


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Schumer On Gorsuch: Wrong Time, Wrong Nominee

Schumer On Gorsuch: Wrong Time, Wrong NomineeSenate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talks with Rachel Maddow about why Senate Democrats should oppose Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court, and why the confirmation should be postponed until investigations of Donald Trump are resolved.


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Judge clears way for retrial of ex-Philadelphia monsignor

Judge clears way for retrial of ex-Philadelphia monsignorPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Catholic church official's 14-year legal odyssey over his handling of sex-abuse complaints won't end anytime soon after a Philadelphia judge said Friday he would be retried on child endangerment charges.


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Lebanon university settles US lawsuit over Hezbollah

Lebanon university settles US lawsuit over HezbollahA Lebanese university will pay $700,000 to settle a US lawsuit over allegations it provided "material support" to entities linked to Hezbollah, US officials said. The American University of Beirut confirmed in a statement Friday it was settling the lawsuit, which charged it had violated the terms of grants it received from US Agency for International Development (USAID). The US Attorney's Office in Manhattan announced the deal on Thursday, saying AUB would be required to pay the US government $700,000 (650,000 euros) and revise its internal policies to ensure future compliance with US law.


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The coincidences mount, as another Putin critic is shot dead

The coincidences mount, as another Putin critic is shot deadAn 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.


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Pres. Trump Blames Democrats for Healthcare Failure in Face of GOP Disunity

Pres. Trump Blames Democrats for Healthcare Failure in Face of GOP DisunityBehind the scenes, sources close to the White House tell NBC News that the finger pointing has already begun. The president said Republicans would now let Obamacare “explode” on its own.


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Airstrikes in Mosul kill civilians: Are US rules of engagement getting slacker?

Airstrikes in Mosul kill civilians: Are US rules of engagement getting slacker?Residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul say a series of airstrikes carried out there in recent weeks by the US-led coalition against the Islamic State could have killed as many as 200 civilians, in what would be the highest civilian death toll in a US-led air campaign since the peak of the Iraq war. Iraqi rescue workers Saturday were combing through the rubble of a building where residents say as many as 137 civilians were killed in a single airstrike last week, in a part of the city now under coalition control, reported the Washington Post. Iraqi Brig. Gen. Mohammed Mahmoud, Mosul’s civil defense chief, told the Washington Post that the building was clearly hit by an airstrike.


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Protests nationwide bring thousands to Russia's streets

Protests nationwide bring thousands to Russia's streetsRussia’s opposition, often written off by critics as a small and irrelevant coterie of privileged urbanites, put on an impressive nationwide show of strength Sunday with scores of protest rallies spanning the vast country. Hundreds were arrested, including Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent critic.


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