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McCain to return for pivotal US Senate vote on healthcare

McCain to return for pivotal US Senate vote on healthcare

Republican Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska voted no, requiring Vice President Pence to cast the tie-breaking vote in favor. The Arizona Republican underwent brain surgery earlier this month and announced last week he has been diagnosed with brain cancer .


Metal Detectors Will Be Removed From Jerusalem Holy Site

Metal Detectors Will Be Removed From Jerusalem Holy Site

The Palestinian position dashed hopes that the detectors' removal would put a quick end to the unrest over the hilltop compound known variously as Temple Mount or the Al-Aqsa mosque complex, which has claimed the lives of three Israelis and four Palestinians.


Muslim cleric: Protest to go on despite Israeli concession

Muslim cleric: Protest to go on despite Israeli concession

The government says they will be implemented in less than six months, and plans to beef up police presence at the site in the meantime. Police will introduce a new security system in the Old City, the official said , adding that the security cabinet allocated some 100 million shekels (US$28 million) in funding to the police and Ministry of Public Security.


From arm strength to dancing, Cam Newton is regaining his MVP form

From arm strength to dancing, Cam Newton is regaining his MVP form

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have talked this offseason about limiting Cam Newton's carries in 2017 to prevent wear and tear on his 27-year-old body. But for the most part, Newton was accurate. Newton was also his same fun-loving self, playing up to the crowd as he always does during the first day of camp.


Vikings DE Everson Griffen signs four-year, $58 million contract extension

Vikings DE Everson Griffen signs four-year, $58 million contract extension

The four-year extension, worth $58 million with $34 million guaranteed for injury according to a league source , places him among the NFL's highest-paid edge rushers. "It means I'm a Viking for life". "My appreciation's high; I appreciate each day I step on the football field, I appreciate the coaching staff, the ownership, the organization", Griffen said Wednesday after arriving with the rest of the Vikings veterans to training camp in Mankato.



'The Queer Insurrection' Becomes The First LGBT Unit Fighting ISIS In Syria

Still, there is something a little off here. The group announced its unit on Twitter recently and has already taken the Internet by storm. The IRPGF has only been active since April. While foreign fighters can afford to promote themselves as an LGBT unit for a political objective, most LGBT Syrians continue to face an uphill battle for their rights, and such "pinkwashing" arguably does nothing to help them in practice.