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Key GOP senators slam House Obamacare replacement after CBO report

Although many healthy customers would welcome plans with lower monthly premiums, the high cost of medical care isn't going down. Rather than trying to improve the Affordable Care Act, Trump and Republicans are now destabilizing it by not guaranteeing payment to insurers to pay subsidies under the present ACA.


Muslims respond 'to hate with love' in fatal Portland attack

Muslims respond 'to hate with love' in fatal Portland attack

Wheeler urged organizers to cancel a " Trump Free Speech Rally " at a downtown park in Portland next weekend, saying they are inappropriate and could be risky because he fears they will attract right-wing protesters. Best fell to the floor and at least two men rushed over to start CPR, Rachel Macy, a witness told the Oregonian . "He was always the first person you would go to for help", she said.



Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 90, wounds scores

A State Department official told NBC News that 11 US citizen contractor personnel were injured in the blast. Germany will not carry out flights deporting rejected asylum seekers to Afghanistan in the next few days, a German official confirmed on Wednesday after an explosion killed at least 80 people in Kabul, but stressed the underlying policy remained.



PM Modi inaugurates Dhola-Sadiya bridge in Assam

Recalling how the concept of the bridge came about, Modi said that on May 29, 2003 an MLA from Assam's Tinsukia district, Jagadish Bhuyan, wrote a letter to Vajpayee demanding a bridge in the area. "But in the last three years, the government has been working to realise Vajpayee's dream", Modi said. He also congratulated Sarbananda Sonwal for completing one year in office as Assam's Chief Minister.


Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal, reports say

Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal, reports say

Earlier in the week, Pope Francis made that case with a gift of his papal encyclical on the environment when Trump visited the Vatican. Yet several key people, including Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt have been told the decision has been made.



Manchester bombing probe police hunt for suitcase carried by Salman Abedi

Abedi, 22, a British-born son of Libyan parents, is understood to have recently returned to Manchester from Libya. "Our inquiries show Abedi himself made most of the purchases of the core components and what is becoming apparent is that many of his movements and actions have been carried out alone during the four days from him landing in the country and committing this terrible attack".