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Change Senate rules to speed up health care, tax reform bills

In fact, the GOP can pass healthcare bills and tax reform with a 51-vote majority if Republicans can reach agreements among themselves. Trump argued that "Dems would do it, no doubt!" Or, as Politico reports on the Trump tweet, "bills to repeal and replace Obamacare and overhaul the USA tax code are both expected to move through Congress via a process called reconciliation that would require just 50 "yes" votes in the Senate".


Police take drunk bloke home - then take cheeky selfie on his phone

Police take drunk bloke home - then take cheeky selfie on his phone

The three were reunited Sunday morning on Australia's " Sunrise ". In addition to spreading across Facebook , where Tasmania Police would later find and repost the image, the picture of Constables Natalie Siggins and Jeremy Blyth smiling away as Park gives up in the background also found its way onto Reddit , gaining further notoriety on the Australia subreddit.


Trump criticises Germany after Merkel questioned US reliability

Trump criticises Germany after Merkel questioned US reliability

U.S. President Donald Trump walks down from the Air Force One at John F. Kennedy International Airport in NY, the United States , May 4, 2017. "The U.S. And Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, also a Social Democrat, said Monday that if the Trump administration "finds pushing through national interests more important than an worldwide order...


Indian PM on climate: would be 'crime' to spoil environment

Indian PM on climate: would be 'crime' to spoil environment

PM Modi - before embarking on his tour, which also takes him to Spain , France and Russian Federation - wrote that " India and Germany are large democracies, major economies and important players in regional and global affairs". The Prime Minister will be discussing ways to enhance bilateral engagement, especially in economic sphere, and cooperation on worldwide issues of common concern, particularly in combating terrorism.



Germany sees India as reliable partner: Chancellor Merkel

On Tuesday, Trump hit back against Berlin with an early morning tweet: "We have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany, plus they pay FAR LESS than they should on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation & military". The post-World War II era during which European countries could rely on other powerful countries - an apparently thinly veiled reference to Trump's "America first" presidency and the U.K.'s exit from the European Union - is "over to a certain extent", Merkel continued.