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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) during a news conference following the weekly Senate Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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Inside the Health Plan

Senate Republicans prepared to release their plan for dismantling Obamacare, a proposal that would cut and revamp Medicaid, end penalties on people not buying coverage and eliminate tax increases that financed the statute's expansion of coverage

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ISIS Destroys Iconic Iraqi Mosque

Iraq's Ministry of Defense says the Islamic State group destroyed the al-Nuri mosque — also known as Mosul's Great Mosque — and the iconic leaning minaret when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Resigns

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, co-founder of one of the most influential technology companies, has resigned under mounting pressure from investors over his leadership. His departure caps a tumultuous period for the world's largest ride-services company

US-CHINA-politics-SECURITY DIALOGUE

U.S. Says China Should Put More Pressure on North Korea

The U.S. said China should exert greater pressure on North Korea to prevent escalating tensions with a government that ignores the law. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Chinese officials to discuss security issues

Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Arabia Has a New Top Prince

Undoing decades of royal tradition, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed Bin Salman to be next in line for the throne on Wednesday, signaling a historic political shift in one of the Middle East’s key regional powers

Police Shooting Wisconsin

Ex-Cop Acquitted in Milwaukee Shooting

A Milwaukee jury on acquitted a former police officer of first-degree reckless homicide in the shooting of a black man last year that ignited riots on the city's north side. The shooting brought to the surface long-simmering tensions between black residents and police

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Cosby Trial Judge Orders Jurors' Names Released

The judge who presided over Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial on ordered the public release of the identities of the jurors who deadlocked in the case, but warned them not to divulge what other jurors said during deliberations

GOP GA Congressional Candidate Karen Handel Holds Election Night Event

Republican Wins Special Election in Georgia

Republicans fended off a fresh-faced first-time candidate in the Atlanta suburbs, keeping a House seat in GOP hands as it has been for four decades. Former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel fended off Jon Ossoff’s campaign

Royal Ascot 2017 - Day 1

Prince Philip Admitted to Hospital

Prince Philip has been admitted to a hospital for treatment of an infection and will not be able to attend the queen's speech, Buckingham Palace said. Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, was admitted as a precautionary measure and is in good spirits

Mitch McConnell

GOP Health Care Bill Text Expected This Week

Republicans are getting ready for Senate votes on legislation scuttling former President Barack Obama's health care law, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said among growing indications that the climactic vote could occur next week

Star Wars Convention - Portraits

Directors Leave Han Solo Film

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, who were directing the untitled Han Solo movie, have stepped away from the Star Wars spin-off film, citing "creative differences." The movie is still slated for a May 2018 release