• John McCain enjoys hike outside Sedona with friends, daughter
John McCain enjoys hike outside Sedona with friends, daughter

And access to health insurance can mean the difference between life and death for low-income patients. Take his maturity. Unlike many of his colleagues on both sides of the political aisle, McCain rarely stoops to ad hominem attacks and juvenile name-calling.

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  • Samsung Galaxy S8 Active shown off in leaked photos
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active shown off in leaked photos

The Active smartphones also feature a powerful battery . Yes, this is the flat-screen Galaxy S8 you've been secretly waiting for. The device is designed to give a bit boxier look compared to the very curved Galaxy S8 , something similar to previous Note series phablets.

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  • At least 24 killed, 42 wounded in Kabul bombing
At least 24 killed, 42 wounded in Kabul bombing

The attacks reflect the Taliban's efforts to apply pressure on government troops and police across the country and not just in their strongholds in the south and east of Afghanistan . Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal. " Corruption is the big problem", Kabul-ba...

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  • Clayton Kershaw heading to the 10-day DL
Clayton Kershaw heading to the 10-day DL

He has a 1.51 ERA in that span, striking out 50 and walking 10. Twins starters have posted a 4.91 cumulative ERA, which ranks 24th in the majors and third-worst in the AL, ahead of only the Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox. RHP Johnny Cueto, who landed on the DL with blisters on three fingers, played light catch. There was a spurt there,...

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  • Clint Dempsey scores insurance goal in Gold Cup Semi-Final
Clint Dempsey scores insurance goal in Gold Cup Semi-Final

He did more than change the game Saturday. Gonzalez was perhaps the one US player who struggled on Saturday. If the pattern holds true, Sporting KC defenders Matt Besler and Graham Zusi will be involved in Saturday's semifinal.

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  • Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome set to win fourth title
Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome set to win fourth title

The Canberran need only arrive in one piece in the capital to continue the strong tradition of Australian riders in the green jersey competition. Sky team principal Sir Dave Brailsford, said: "Tactically, he has raced brilliantly". "I didn't think it would come down to this TT in Marseille", Froome said. While Chris Froome sealed his fourth ...

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  • Health care has become a bipartisan failure — Jim Fossel
Health care has become a bipartisan failure — Jim Fossel

Cost-sharing subsidies for two years were also put in doubt by the parliamentarian, who said they duplicated current law. But the repeal drive isn't over. Many theories abound. McConnell did not write a good bill. It's unknowable, but perhaps it's because the GOP leadership is confident that the opposition of these senators can be mute...

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  • POV | Health care changes must be bipartisan
POV | Health care changes must be bipartisan

The setting was perfect a year ago today as Senator Ted Cruz assumed the stage at the Republican National Convention and began delivering his long-anticipated address to the party faithful, practically all of whom were expecting the Texas senator to finally let bygones be bygones and utter the words "I am voting for Donald Trump for presiden...

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  • Trump needs to take lead on dealing with Iran — Malcolm
Trump needs to take lead on dealing with Iran — Malcolm

But at what cost? Iran remains the president's No. 1 geopolitical bugbear. The deepening GCC-Iran standoff now makes it all the more likely that Tehran will find excuses for returning to enrichment when the JCPOA's restrictions expire. The US government has a $5m reward for information leading to his safe return. Zarif's claim isn't based on ...

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  • Humid, PM storms possible — Weather Authority
Humid, PM storms possible — Weather Authority

The Heat Index is another way of saying what the temperature outside actually feels like. Air conditioning is almost a must for comfortable sleeping in these conditions. A Severe T-storm Watch has been issued for Benton, Cass and White counties in northwestern Indiana until 1am. Sunday: Mix of Sun and Clouds. Sunday will be a little more ca...

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  • Not replacing ACA would have dire consequences — SHARED VIEW
Not replacing ACA would have dire consequences — SHARED VIEW

For seven years , Republicans have promised to gut the policy - which has extended health care coverage to millions of Americans - saying it is unaffordable and unsustainable. Earlier this year, the Internal Revenue Service indicated that it wouldn't automatically reject tax returns omitting health insurance status. Not all health plans have ...

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  • Can we just not with the 'bathroom' bill — TEXAS VIEW
Can we just not with the 'bathroom' bill — TEXAS VIEW

The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce has seen the benefits and wants to keep it that way. The U.S. Quidditch Cup, which was set to be held in Round Rock, Texas, next year, may relocate due to pending Texas legislation. During the regular session, the Senate passed a bill to allow the University Interscholastic League, the governing body for hig...

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  • Death toll in Venezuela protests since April reaches 100: prosecutors
Death toll in Venezuela protests since April reaches 100: prosecutors

Sympathetic to the plight of the Venezuelan people, Donald Trump sent Maduro a message this week, warning that, should he continue with his planned power grab, the U.S. Once presented as a new model of democratic socialism and radical reforms, Venezuela is now battered by a social and economic catastrophe. Protesters across Caracas set up roadb...

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  • US and South Korea fire missiles — North Korea crisis
US and South Korea fire missiles — North Korea crisis

While the Japanese government was not pleased with Moon's going solo in making the proposal , Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga stopped short of expressing displeasure. I believe US policy toward North Korea should be straightforward. The next test launch would be the first since North Korea successfully launched an ICBM on July 4.

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  • CBO: GOP Plan Would Spike Premiums, Cut 32M From Insurance Rolls
CBO: GOP Plan Would Spike Premiums, Cut 32M From Insurance Rolls

After years of complaints about Obamacare and promises to repeal and replace it, Republicans in the U.S. Senate have, collectively, opted to do nothing because they couldn't agree to do something. Rand Paul said that he would vote to open debate if the repeal-only bill is called up for a vote as the first amendment. "I also believe it would h...

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  • 32 million more would be uninsured under proposed health law repeal — CBO
32 million more would be uninsured under proposed health law repeal — CBO

Meanwhile, moderate and conservative Republicans in Congress would probably still be sitting around arguing with each other about whether cancer patients should be forced to go busking to pay for chemo. But this is a lost cause. From his recovery bed, Sen. McConnell said "yes" means voting for the motion to proceed. Already, McConnell was tryin...

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  • XBL Gold to Play it All
XBL Gold to Play it All

The Destiny 2 beta's early access period kicked off on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One earlier this week and is opening up to everyone tomorrow, but before you jump in, why not see how the beta compares to the original? Destiny 2 effects and weaponry is promises to be thrilling .

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  • CBO: Repealing Obamacare would leave 27 million more people uninsured in 2020
CBO: Repealing Obamacare would leave 27 million more people uninsured in 2020

Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia said they would oppose any repeal plan that would only take effect in two years, effectively giving Congress time to develop a replacement. "I'm ready to act", Trump said on-camera to Senate Republicans who had gathered at the White House for lunch yesterday. We have thou...

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  • Congress, Trump must rise to occasion and fix Obamacare
Congress, Trump must rise to occasion and fix Obamacare

Months of negotiation have allegedly gone into this final GOP healthcare bill, which was supposed to be settled by reconciliation - Better Care Reconciliation Act - so that it only required a simple 50 votes to pass. At West Hawaii Community Health Center on the Big Island, Medicaid provided insurance for 63 percents of patients in 2015, compared...

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  • Samsung Bixby assistant finally comes to Galaxy S8 users in the US
Samsung Bixby assistant finally comes to Galaxy S8 users in the US

Is the Bixby button now justified? Bixby does speak Korean well, but the home market already has the NUGU speaker by local carrier SK Telecom. As per the leaked reports , Samsung's new Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 + smartphones would feature the same display as its predecessors which are Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 +.

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  • Saudi woman who wore skirt in viral video arrested
Saudi woman who wore skirt in viral video arrested

Other laws in the country bar women from driving and require them to have the permission of a male guardian for commonplace tasks such as travelling. Saudi women are held to strict standards regarding their appearance and dress, required to wear an abaya (long, loose robe) and cover their head and majority of the face.

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  • GC contenders tackle the treacherous descent of Col du Galibier
GC contenders tackle the treacherous descent of Col du Galibier

But it is to be expected. "It's just because of extreme training". Here's how he explained the process. Your veins are fine with this. " That's a bit of a shocker". A cyclist might have 3 per cent, or less. . This year's edition features 198 riders taking on a 21-stage route totaling 3,540 kilometers (or 2,200 miles) over 21 days.

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  • North Korea threatens that thousands will die if drills continue
North Korea threatens that thousands will die if drills continue

As Trump took to Twitter to slam the secretive state, the world watches in fear: is this how WW3 starts? They are reportedly employed in gruelling and low-paid jobs and are subjected to cruel and violent acts. According to Reuters , the missile was launched for 39 minutes, reached an altitude of 1,731 miles and flew 579 miles. North Korea ...

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  • North Korea's nuclear weapons advancements under the 3 Kims
North Korea's nuclear weapons advancements under the 3 Kims

Across the region, only Filipinos have a generally positive view of North Korea , with more than half (53%) holding a favorable view. Although Kennedy subsequently lost his life and Khrushchev his job in what were, in all probability, related developments, they succeeded in averting what might have turned into the third world war.

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  • Millions Of Venezuelans Vote Against Constitution Rewrite Plans
Millions Of Venezuelans Vote Against Constitution Rewrite Plans

But why didn't they choose to go through official channels? "This is really important because I think it's the first step in recovering our country because it's really bad right now", Claudia Cabrera, a local Venezuelan resident, said. Ms. Aveledo is one of dozens of volunteers across Canada helping to organize and encourage as many Venezuelans e...

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  • NK warns US military bases in S. Korea within striking range
NK warns US military bases in S. Korea within striking range

Priebus continued: "The one thing that he also says - which drives the media crazy, but it's an absolute fact - is that others have as well, and that's true". " Should the U.N. Security Council adopt another 'resolution on sanctions , ' this will trigger corresponding measures", KCNA cited the official as saying.

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  • Wimbledon Championships 2017: Federer enters finals
Wimbledon Championships 2017: Federer enters finals

Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg, who retired last season, almost fell foul of the dress code at SW19 on Friday. We get new car sales tomorrow as well as weekly ANZ consumer confidence, and there's also the RBA board meeting minutes tomorrow.

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  • Milan: Other teams' complicated our Morata chase
Milan: Other teams' complicated our Morata chase

United kick-started their pre-season campaign with a convincing 5-2 victory over LA Galaxy early on Sunday morning. The shortlist is now headed by Real Madrid's Morata, but with that deal now in doubt too, questions have to be asked about what is going on at Stamford Bridge.

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  • Roger Federer marches into 11th Wimbledon final
Roger Federer marches into 11th Wimbledon final

Federer expressed his sympathy for Cilic , who was in tears during the second set when he called for a trainer before later having tape applied to his left foot in his first Wimbledon final. "I didn't have actually time on the court also to congratulate Roger ", he said. But not even the great man would have hoped to script such a fairytal...

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  • Majority reject Maduro's plan to amend Venezuelan constitution (Lead)
Majority reject Maduro's plan to amend Venezuelan constitution (Lead)

Supporters say making changes to the constitution will bring peace and stability to the country, while those opposing say it will create a Cuba-style system dominated by Maduro's socialist party. Maduro, 54, said the plebiscite is illegal and meaningless. The elections council - which the opposition calls a pawn of Maduro - was simultaneously hol...

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  • Closing birdie keeps Feng atop US Women's Open
Closing birdie keeps Feng atop US Women's Open

World No. 20 Berger, already exempt for Royal Birkdale, continued his sizzling form, moving into contention for the third time in four starts. Her round was highlighted by birdies at the eighth, 11th, and 16th. Women's Open at President Trump's New Jersey golf course over the weekend. The second-round leaderboard was anything but "America Fir...

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  • Don't hold us responsible for solving N. Korea, China says
Don't hold us responsible for solving N. Korea, China says

Should they include 59 Tomahawk missiles - mirroring Trump's Syria attack - Moon's options become excruciatingly limited. The Chinese never had the ability to tell North Korea what to do. "The nuclear program for the North Koreans is a sort of existential issue", he said. Yes, China's Xi Jinping has considerable leverage over Kim's econom...

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  • Letter: N. Korea, China … are we afraid?
Letter: N. Korea, China … are we afraid?

President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping at the G20 Summit, July 8, in Hamburg, Germany. "Anyone who talks about war in Korea is either ignorant of the military power that North Koreans have, or they are bluffing, which is quite possible".

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  • Federer Beats Berdych, Faces Cilic In Final — Wimbledon
Federer Beats Berdych, Faces Cilic In Final — Wimbledon

At various moments, it seemed the Swiss coronation would be cancelled. It's a big deal. "I have always been a big fan of tennis so no better place than Wimbledon". Winning the final would be his eighth Wimbledon title and his 18th Grand Slam , records in both categories. "However, no statistic can convey the brilliance with which Federer is rewr...

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  • Venus Williams Defeated in Wimbledon Women's Singles Final
Venus Williams Defeated in Wimbledon Women's Singles Final

The American, 37, will overtake sister Serena's record - set when she was 35 at the Australian Open in January - by winning her sixth SW19 title. A 14th winner of the match from Muguruza saw her jump to a 5-0 lead. Her two other Grand Slam titles came at the U.S. Open in 2000 and 2001 . But it will be a mainly cloudy day with a slight risk of sh...

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