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A coalition of the most advanced countries summed up what's wrong with America's healthcare system in 2 points

After weeks of speculation and a secretive process that frustrated politicians on both sides of the aisle, Senate Republican leaders released a draft of their long-awaited healthcare legislation on Thursday. Beyond Republicans' sweeping...Show More Summary

Obama reportedly directed the NSA to infect Russia with cyber weapons to cause ‘pain’

The National Security Agency infected key Russian networks with remotely-controlled "implants" that would cause "pain and discomfort" if they are ever used, according to a new report in The Washington Post. The Post report, which focuses...Show More Summary

Obama didn't act strongly against Russian election hacking because he assumed Clinton would win

Even though Barack Obama knew about recurrent cyberattacks months before the actual election, he chose not to interfere because most of the administration assumed Hillary Clinton would win the 2016 election, the Washington Post reports. Back...Show More Summary

White House Correspondents' Association on off-camera briefings: 'We are not satisfied with the current state-of-play'

The president of the White House Correspondents' Association on Friday urged the Trump administration to stop holding off-camera gaggles as a substitute for on-camera press briefings, the group said in a statement Friday. "We are not...Show More Summary

Jeremy Corbyn is now the British public's preferred choice as prime minister

Jeremy Corbyn viewed as the "best PM" by voters according to new poll. Prime minister Theresa May previously had leads of up to 39% on this measure. Labour maintains a lead in all post-election polls. Fears of a Labour victory are preventing...Show More Summary

Theresa May 'blocked' Cameron from offering EU citizens right to stay after Brexit

LONDON – Theresa May blocked David Cameron's attempts to unilaterally guarantee the rights of EU citizens living in the UK, following last year's referendum, it has been reported. Cameron, who was prime minister at the time, tried to...Show More Summary

Trump says 4 Republican senators who are against the healthcare bill are '4 good guys' who will 'probably get there'

President Donald Trump on Friday morning called out the four Republican senators who have come out against the GOP Senate leadership's healthcare bill. "They're also four good guys, and they're four friends of mine," Trump told "Fox and Friends" host Ainsley Earhardt in a White House interview. Show More Summary

New poll finds the British public have turned against a 'Hard Brexit'

YouGov / Times poll finds a majority of voters now favour maintaining free trade over cutting immigration. Post-election polls find a majority in favour of a 'soft Brexit' inside the Single Market and Customs Union. Most voters wantShow More Summary

Brexit one year on proves it has been a diabolical and costly waste of time

LONDON — It has been exactly one year since Britain voted to leave the European Union and all that this year has proven is that Brexit has been a deeply costly waste of time. Since the referendum result we have seen: A year of leadership...Show More Summary

'I think you ought to leave' - David Dimbleby boots Question Time heckler out

LONDON — David Dimbleby last night forced a member of the BBC Question Time audience to leave after the man repeatedly shouted over the panel, particularly Conservative minister David Lidington. The audience member, who appeared to be...Show More Summary

Gulf states issued 13 demands to Qatar and set a deadline of 10 days to comply

LONDON — Gulf states have issued Qatar with 13 demands that must be met to lift their blockade of the country, including the disbanding of news channel Al Jazeera. Qatar has been given just 10 days to comply or the offer becomes void. Qatar...Show More Summary

Theresa May wants to let 3 million EU citizens stay in the UK after Brexit

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May has softened her stance on EU citizens living in the UK, offering to allow the estimated 3 million people currently living in the UK to remain in Britain post-Brexit. The Prime Minister made what she...Show More Summary

Trump appears to float a major shake-up in the Russia investigation during Fox News interview

President Donald Trump during a Fox News interview appeared to make a case for getting Robert Mueller pulled off the FBI's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 US election. Excerpts from an interview Trump had with "Fox...Show More Summary

Boris Johnson rules out challenging Theresa May for leader until after Brexit

Boris Johnson rules out challenging May before Brexit. Foreign Secretary stumbles during interviews on the Queen's Speech. May's allies insist she is "getting on with the job". LONDON – Boris Johnson has ruled out attempting to replace...Show More Summary

Kensington and Chelsea council CEO resigns after Grenfell Tower disaster

LONDON — Nicholas Holgate, the CEO of Kensington and Chelsea council, has resigned in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire disaster. In a statement, Holgate said he was asked to step down by Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid. Show More Summary

'I just don't want a poor person': Trump explains why he added billionaire Wall Street execs to his cabinet

President Donald Trump offered some insight into why he added some Wall Street billionaires to his cabinet during a rally in Iowa Wednesday night. "So somebody said, 'Why did you appoint a rich person to be in charge of the economy," Trump said to a group of his supporters at the U.S. Show More Summary

'Now is not the time to rally': Iowa newspaper tells Trump to stop the rallies and focus on governing

The hometown newspaper from the city hosting a presidential rally had a clear message for Donald Trump on Wednesday: Skip a planned rally and focus on governing. "Mr. President, the campaign is over. You won. Now is not the time to rally," the Cedar Rapids Gazette wrote in a front-page open letter addressed to Trump. Show More Summary

We're starting to get a sense of what will be in the Senate's version of 'Trumpcare'

The Senate Republican healthcare bill is set to be released on Thursday, but we're already starting to get some indications of what it will look like. Several reports have begun to detail the contours of the bill, including provisions on Medicaid, tax credits, and more. Show More Summary

The one issue that could decide the fate of the Republican healthcare bill

Senate Republican leadership will release a draft of their healthcare bill on Thursday, and few lawmakers know what's inside. But one of the bill's thorniest issues will likely come in how it deals with Medicaid, the government program...Show More Summary

GOP data firm that exposed millions of Americans' personal information is facing its first class-action lawsuit

A data-analytics firm hired by the Republican National Committee last year to gather political information about US voters accidentally leaked the sensitive personal details of roughly 198 million citizens earlier this month. And it's...Show More Summary

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