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British local elections give May a boost ahead of key vote

Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips, reporting from Westminster, said it was striking that the Conservatives had made gains in Scotland, pushing Labour - once the dominant political force in Scotland - into third place, behind the Scottish National Party and the Conservatives.



Trump throws his hat into Mideast peace process ring

Hamas on Tuesday released a policy document that for the first time indicates a willingness to accept the idea of a Palestinian state within the borders that emerged after the 1967 Arab-Israeli war, although it stops short of recognizing Israel .



Republican Obamacare repeal would hit N.J harder than any other state

And some GOP senators are saying the House bill will be looked at in depth before it comes to a vote. It would not, contrary to some reports, end coverage of pre-existing conditions or kick people off of their insurance. Rep. Chris Collins of NY told CNN's Wolf Blitzer on Thursday that he did not read the entire bill. The Society's position is based on the belief that affordable, high-quality health care should be available to all Vermonters and all Americans.



Lawyers outline US President Donald Trump's Russian income

The firm called it a "prestigious honour" and said it was "the latest honour for the high-profile work performed by the lawyers in Morgan Lewis' Moscow office". While Trump denied Russian business ties during his election campaign, he and his children have in fact spent the past decade talking openly about the Trump Organization's business ties to Russia.