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Ready or Not, Time to Vote

Republicans muscled their capstone health care overhaul past an initial barrier and toward a climactic roll call Friday, plunging ahead despite uncertainty over whether they had the votes to prevail in what loomed as a monumental gamble for President Donald Trump

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Two Further Arrests In Connection With London Attack

London's top anti-terror officer says two more "significant arrests" have been made in connection with the Westminster attack, in central and northern England. Nine people are currently in custody, while one has been released on bail.

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Trump Administration Approves Keystone Pipeline Permit

The Trump administration has issued a presidential permit to pipeline builder TransCanada to build the Keystone XL pipeline. President Donald Trump is expected to discuss this decision in a press conference later today

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The NHL Is Headed to China

The National Hockey League officials are putting the finishing touches on a pair of exhibition games between the Vancouver Canucks and Los Angeles Kings for this September. The move comes as local Chinese officials and businessmen discuss investing in an NHL franchise

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Released from Custody

An Egyptian security official says ousted President Hosni Mubarak is back at home after being released from custody. The 88-year-old was acquitted on March 2 of charges that he ordered the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising that led to his ouster

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Paul Manafort to Speak to House Intelligence Committee

The Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee says former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has volunteered to speak with the panel as part of its ongoing investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 election

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U.N. to Investigate Alleged Abuse of Myanmar's Rohingya

The U.N. Human Rights Council agreed to create an international fact-finding mission into alleged rights violations in Myanmar, particularly against the country's Rohingya Muslims, a stateless minority that has suffered decades of persecution in the western state of Rakhine

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Rick Perry Thinks Texas A&M Election Was 'Stolen'

The Energy Secretary said he was initially proud of his alma mater for electing its first openly gay student body president. But when he found out another candidate initially won, Perry questioned whether he was disqualified in pursuit of "diversity"

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Can President Trump Handle the Truth?

President Donald Trump has brought to the Oval Office an entirely different set of assumptions about the proper behavior of a public official, and introduced to the country entirely new rules for public debate. Read more in our new cover story

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Over 250 African Migrants Feared Dead in Mediterranean

A charity rescue boat's discovery of five corpses and two sinking rubber dinghies 15 miles from the Libyan coast suggests that more than 250 African migrants may have drowned in the Mediterranean. “It seems clear that they sunk,” the charity said

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department K-9 officers search the Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada after an employee received a suspicious phone call that led about 10 people to evacuate the building on February 27, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nev.

Suspect Arrested in Bomb Threats Against Jewish Centers

Israeli police say they have arrested a 19-year-old Israeli Jewish man as the primary suspect in a string of bomb threats targeting Jewish community centers in the U.S. The investigation was carried out with the help of the FBI and police from other countries.

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Scientists Can Reverse DNA Aging in Mice

Researchers have found a way to protect a mouse's DNA from the damage that comes with aging, and they’re ready to test it in people. A new study focused on an intriguing compound with anti-aging properties called NAD+