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CBO Says GOP Obamacare Redo Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured

CBO Says GOP Obamacare Redo Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured

The House passed a measure that repeals a tax exemption on purchases of new and used vehicles. "I like your optimism. So I don't see how that works", Republican Sen. "They tended to be introduced by folks who were more extreme members of the party, were less likely to get committee hearings, less likely to move".


Trump says Mideast deal not easy

Trump says Mideast deal not easy

During his talk at the Israel Museum, Trump placed the blame for the lack of a reached settlement between Israelis and Palestinians at the door of the Palestinians. Mr Abbas had sought to convince the unpredictable US President to remain committed to an independent Palestinian state. Trump steered through the complex political terrain of the Middle East and strengthened alliances by repeating simple messages.


Facing anxious European leaders, Trump goes on offensive

Facing anxious European leaders, Trump goes on offensive

The 28 member nations, plus soon-to-join Montenegro, will renew an old vow to move toward spending 2 percent of their gross domestic product on defense by 2024. Other meetings over the two days will include discussions of global economy and climate, a meeting with small African nations - Trump will be seated between the leaders of Niger and Tunisia - and migration issues.


Israeli Paratroopers Reenact Famed Western Wall Photo 50 Years Later

Israeli Paratroopers Reenact Famed Western Wall Photo 50 Years Later

The White House said Mr. Trump will celebrate the Catholic religion, as well as the contributions of Catholics to the US, and the president said in his weekly address that he was looking forward to talking with the Pope about "how Christian teachings can help put the world on a path to justice, freedom, and peace".


Merkel's Christian Democratic Union party secures key state election win

Merkel's Christian Democratic Union party secures key state election win

The Christian Democratic Union's victory in North Rhine-Westphalia, home to more than a fifth of German voters, is a resounding confirmation for Merkel, 62. "I hail from the state where we just suffered a crushing election defeat". The Green party came in at 6.3 percent. "Dear friends. Today is a good day for North Rhine-Westphalia".