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GOP senators voice concerns on eve of health care bill unveiling

Mike Lee, R-Utah, using a Facebook video for an unusually public swipe at GOP leaders. While no Republican senator has yet come out opposed the bill, McConnell has only a two-vote margin of error with many senators voicing problems with the legislation.


Trump's Trade Chief Says US Won't Force Quick Nafta Deal

Trump's Trade Chief Says US Won't Force Quick Nafta Deal

American Trucking Associations requested the administration not change NAFTA's trucking provisions, but consider several other tweaks. Trump in April pledged to aid US dairy farmers claiming harm from new Canadian policies that match domestic production with demand through quotas.


Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1

Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1

Cristiano Ronaldo headed an early victor as Portugal beat hosts Russia 1-0 in the Confederations Cup to go top of Group A and spoil Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev's 100th cap. The on-trial technology was used to confirm Australia's second goal, when the ball appeared to brush the arm of scorer Tomi Juric. Fernando Santos' European champions were moments away from opening their campaign with a win, only for Hector Moreno to snatch a 91st-minute leveller.



Trump, new Saudi crown prince vow to ease tension with Qatar

Saudi King Salman has put his 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin Salman, next in line to take over the oil-rich kingdom with a royal decree Wednesday. It said Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, a counter-terrorism chief admired in Washington for putting down an al-Qaida campaign of bombings in 2003-06, was relieved of all positions.



Queensland beats New South Wales 18-16 in State of Origin

Thurston slotted a conversion after Dane Gagai had locked the scores up at 16 16 with three minutes to play. I really don't know how he gets up for these matches most of the time and to still be able to play the way he does, it really is quite unbelievable.


Corker: US considering North Korea travel ban

Corker: US considering North Korea travel ban

Ohio's Republican U.S. senator says he had a secret meeting in December with North Korean officials to urge that they release a college student from his Cincinnati home area. Although no official cause of death has been revealed, Otto's family blame the "awful, torturous mistreatment" he was subjected to by the people of North Korea .