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Ron Johnson on GOP health care bill

That's not sitting well with GOP Sen. He earlier called a House reform bill, which contained similar funding cuts, "mean". Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, who said on NBC's Meet the Press , "I would like to delay the thing". "I have very serious concerns about the bill", she said on ABC's "This Week" program. The 142-page plan would extend the life of President Obama's Medicaid expansion and offer more generous subsidies for the poor and those approaching retirement age than the House plan.



Qatar Reviewing 'Difficult to Meet' List of Demands from Neighbors, US Says

Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirate had accused Qatar of backing terrorism , a charge it denied. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain imposed a boycott on June 5 on Qatar and issued 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera television, curbing relations with Iran , shutting the Turkish base and paying reparations.



Attention on Supreme Court as justice weigh Trump travel ban

Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch said they would have let the entire ban take effect immediately. That's because the new policy does not apply to people already in the US or with a valid visa at the time the ban takes effect, the administration has said.



Six hurt as auto hits Eid crowds

Police on Tyneside said that the incident in Newcastle was not believed to be terror-related, although it initially caused panic, occurring less than a week after worshippers were attacked in north London . The injured people were taken to a nearby hospital. A full investigation into the collision has begun but a spokesman said police were not looking for any other suspects.


New details on first US jet shoot down in 15 years

New details on first US jet shoot down in 15 years

The UK Ministry of Defence said it would continue its operations against Isis as part of the US-led coalition in Syria. This is the same location where another pro-regime drone dropped munitions near coalition forces before it was shot down June 8.


Narendra Modi, Eid al-Fitr, China: Your Morning Briefing

Narendra Modi, Eid al-Fitr, China: Your Morning Briefing

It took us almost two hours to arrive. "We must use this season to keep in mind to care for the poor and the needy in line with Allah's injunction to be our brother's keeper", Globacom said . "This has been a tradition for you know, over 1400 years". "I love the atmosphere of everyone around being happy", Mohammed said. They join them to eat special dishes that are prepared on the occasion of Eid, for example, candies and other meals specially made for the day.