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Bill Clinton treads carefully on health care after slip

Defenders of Clinton said his remarks were made in the context of arguing for further government intervention in the healthcare marketplace, while Republicans look to reduce intervention, according to McKelway. Earnest said Obama still has "strong confidence" in the law, and he cited subsidies that still allow "the vast majority" of shoppers in the individual policy market to find affordable coverage.


Diane James quits as UKip leader after just 18 days in charge

Diane James quits as UKip leader after just 18 days in charge

James rose to prominence during the Eastleigh by-election in 2013, before being elected an MEP for the South-East England region of the European Parliament in 2014. Nigel Farage could face calls from members to return as leader, despite saying tonight: 'No, I'm not coming back, I'm retired. The face of Euroscepticism in the United Kingdom for almost two decades, he helped turn UKIP from a fringe party into the third biggest in United Kingdom politics - in terms of votes at the 2015 general ...


Indian and Pakistani troops exchange fire in Kashmir

Indian and Pakistani troops exchange fire in Kashmir

Officials said the attackers had managed to enter the fringes of the BSF camp but met heavy gunfire from the Army and the BSF, on high alert since four Pakistani terrorists had sneaked into an army base in Uri, also in Baramulla district, and killed 20 soldiers two weeks ago.


GfK Poll: Candidates disliked, viewed as dishonest

GfK Poll: Candidates disliked, viewed as dishonest

More than half the country fears a Donald Trump presidency, and only about a third of Americans believe he is somewhat qualified to serve in the White House. A new poll shows that Republican candidate Donald Trump has once again surged ahead in the Georgia presidential race. Colvin reported from Jersey City, New Jersey.



India, Pakistan troops exchange fire at border in Kashmir

At the same time, Aziz said that while Pakistan wants to reduce tensions on the LoC, India wants to do the opposite, to take attention away from the unrest in Kashmir, reports The Times of India. "If they've caused that damage to us, we don't know any has been caused to us!" Earlier today, Pakistan violated ceasefire in Shahpur along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir.


Islamic State attack church reopens

Islamic State attack church reopens

The Archbishop of Rouen led a procession through the nearby town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray to the Catholic church where two 19-year-old radicals killed 85-year-old priest Fr Jacques Hamel on July 26 as he celebrated Mass on a quiet summer weekday.