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Here's How the Latest Attempt to Repeal Obamacare Would Work

The Senate has until the end of the month to pass the controversial Graham-Cassidy act

Trump Called Kim Jong Un ‘Rocket Man’ And Twitter Just Can’t

You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to know that a world leader shouldn’t hurl schoolyard insults at Kim Jong Un.

Cat appears during funeral and 'refuses' to leave man's grave  

Millions of social media users have watched a video showing a white cat seemingly refusing to leave a man’s grave in Malaysia. Soffuan CZ shared a video of the mystery feline which he says appeared during his grandfather Ismail Mat’s funeral. Show More Summary

More Than 140 People Arrested in St. Louis Protests

Protests became violent in St. Louis after a white police officer was acquitted in the 2011 shooting death of a black man, but residents say the city they know is a place where people help, not hurt each other.

Iraqi forces seize village in one of last IS bastions

Al-Sagra (Iraq) (AFP) - Iraqi security forces and paramilitary units on Tuesday seized a village in one of the last pockets of territory controlled by the Islamic State group in the vast western province of Anbar, bordering Syria. The...Show More Summary

Report: Russian helicopter fires on spectators at drills

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian military helicopter gunship accidentally fired on spectators during war games in western Russia, injuring several people, news reports said Tuesday.

Melania Trump dazzles in Calvin Klein suit for UN General Assembly appearance

The first lady accompanied husband President Trump to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday morning.

Trump threatens to ‘totally destroy’ North Korea

During his first speech in front of the U.N. General Assembly, President Trump promised that the U.S. might have to “totally destroy” North Korea if it is threatened by its regime. Trump also went after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, stating the “rocket man is on a suicide mission for himself.”

Togolese to vote on presidential term limits after parliament impasse

By John Zodzi LOME (Reuters) - A bill to limit presidents in Togo to two terms of office will be decided by referendum after it failed on Tuesday to win approval from parliament due to a boycott by opposition lawmakers. The boycott was called because the measure appears to exempt incumbent Faure Gnassingbe, who is already in his third term. Show More Summary

Bayer says needs more time for Monsanto deal approval

German drugs and pesticides group Bayer said on Tuesday it was now likely to be early next year before it can complete its $66 billion deal to acquire U.S. group Monsanto, later than previously expected. The European Commission has been scrutinizing the proposed takeover with a deadline of Jan. Show More Summary

4 American Students Attacked With Acid In France Say They Forgive Their Assailant

The Boston College coeds were passing through a Marseille train station while studying abroad.

Man charged in 1992 slaying of Massachusetts teacher's aide

BOSTON (AP) — A man has been charged with the 1992 killing of a middle school teacher's aide after testing confirmed that his DNA matched evidence found at the crime scene, authorities said Monday.

Five men in court over Hong Kong explosives plot

Five men accused of making explosives before a contentious vote on political reform in 2015 appeared in a Hong Kong court Tuesday in a case that triggered concern about the radicalisation of protesters. The men were arrested at a time...Show More Summary

Ryanair passengers hit out at airline as they are left stranded by cancelled flights

Ryanair passengers have been left stranded for days at a time, with some desperate to get back to young children and others racking up huge and unexpected bills as they are forced to stay abroad for longer than planned. Because of the...Show More Summary

Inspired by French, Trump considering July 4 military parade in Washington

President Donald Trump said on Monday he was considering staging a U.S. military parade in Washington on the July 4 Independence Day holiday, inspired by the parade he saw on Bastille Day in Paris. Meeting French President Emmanuel Macron on the fringes of the U.N. Show More Summary

Student shot by officer had called 911 before encounter

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech alerted students to shelter indoors because of violent protests on campus Monday night after police fatally shot a student over the weekend.

Town Mayor Stopped While Riding Lawn Mower Down Street With Open Beer: Police Dash Cam

Hizzoner was tooling down the road in a lawn mower, with an open can of Miller Lite, according to police dash cam video.

America keeps the world on its toes. Blame the Trump Doctrine | Richard Wolffe

After eight unflappable months of steadfast leadership, you may be surprised by the latest apparent reversals in the fundamental tenets of what we all call the Trump Doctrine. The 45th president of the United States may have left you...Show More Summary

Paul Manafort Reportedly Wiretapped By Feds

Federal investigators allegedly secretly wiretapped former Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort before and after the 2016 election, according to a CNN report Monday.

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