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Syria Will ‘Pay a Heavy Price’ for Another Chemical Attack, White House Says – New York Times

New York Times Syria Will ‘Pay a Heavy Price’ for Another Chemical Attack, White House SaysNew York TimesA man was helped to a hospital after a suspected toxic gas attack in northern Syria in April. The White House warned Monday that President Bashar al-Assad appeared to be preparing another such attack. Credit Mohamed Al-Bakour/Agence France-Presse …Syria could be planning chemical attack, ...

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Senate GOP health-care bill appears in deeper trouble following new CBO report – Washington Post

Washington Post Senate GOP health-care bill appears in deeper trouble following new CBO reportWashington PostSenate Republicans’ bill to erase major parts of the Affordable Care Act would cause an estimated 22 million more Americans to be uninsured by the end of the coming decade, while reducing federal spending by $321 billion during that time, according to …Senate Health Bill Reels ...

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Supreme Court allows limited version of Trump’s travel ban to take effect and will consider case in fall – Washington Post

Washington Post Supreme Court allows limited version of Trump’s travel ban to take effect and will consider case in fallWashington PostThe Supreme Court on Monday permitted a scaled-back version of President Trump’s ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries to take effect, deciding to hear the merits of the case in the fall but allowing Trump for now to ...

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62 seconds of Sean Spicer not answering a simple question – CNN

CNN 62 seconds of Sean Spicer not answering a simple questionCNN(CNN) CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta asked White House press secretary Sean Spicer a simple question on Monday: Why were cameras not allowed to record today’s daily press briefing? In the minute that followed, Spicer never answered the …President’s Media Strategy Creating FrictionU.S. News & World ReportSpicer allows photographs at ...

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Senate leaders try to bolster GOP health-care bill with incentive for consumers to stay insured – Washington Post

Washington Post Senate leaders try to bolster GOP health-care bill with incentive for consumers to stay insuredWashington PostSenate leaders worked Monday to modify their plan to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, adding a provision that would penalize consumers for not keeping their plans, by imposing a six-month waiting provision before they could re-enroll. The change …Senate Health Bill Would Leave ...

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Supreme Court Will Hear Travel Ban, Which Is Partly Reinstated – New York Times

New York Times Supreme Court Will Hear Travel Ban, Which Is Partly ReinstatedNew York TimesProtesters and others gathered outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Monday, when the justices agreed to hear the case on President Trump’s travel ban. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on …ACLU: Supreme Court decision allows for ‘only the narrowest’ travel ...

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N Ireland party signs deals to support UK Conservative gov’t – Washington Post

Washington Post N Ireland party signs deals to support UK Conservative gov’tWashington PostLONDON — The leader of a Northern Ireland-based party struck a 1.5 billion pound ($1.9 billion) deal with British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives on Monday to support her minority government in a crucial vote on her legislative package …UK PM May strikes $1.3 billion deal to get ...

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Trump likely to break many of his health-care promises — no matter what happens – Washington Post

Washington Post Trump likely to break many of his health-care promises — no matter what happensWashington PostDonald Trump set himself apart from other Republican presidential candidates when it came to health care. Before taking office, he vowed “insurance for everybody” that would be “much less expensive and much better” and explicitly promised not to touch …Why Dems can’t break through on ...

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Byron York: On Russia, a senator’s deception, and a timeline of Trump frustration – Washington Examiner

Sacramento Bee Byron York: On Russia, a senator’s deception, and a timeline of Trump frustrationWashington ExaminerRepublican Sen. Charles Grassley’s accusation that Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer lied about President Trump and the Russia investigation — that Schumer said the president was under investigation after he, Schumer, had been specifically told …The sound of silence: Lack of Comey tapes fails to ...

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John McEnroe: If Serena Williams played the men’s circuit, she’d rank ‘like 700’ – Washington Post

Washington Post John McEnroe: If Serena Williams played the men’s circuit, she’d rank ‘like 700’Washington PostRetired tennis great John McEnroe describes Serena Williams as the best female tennis player in the world in his new memoir, “But Seriously,” but during a Sunday interview with NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro, the seven-time major singles champion suggested …‘But Seriously,’ Tennis Great John McEnroe Says He’s ...

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