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International Manhunt underway as terror suspect flees to France — Barcelona terror attack
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The Oukabir brothers are of Moroccan heritage but now live in Spain: Driss in Ripoli and Moussa in Barcelona . According to police, the terrorist group had used the house as a place to hide and manufacture weapons. Hours after the Barcelona carnage, a similar attack struck in the seaside town of Cambrils early Friday. They lay on the ground, without knowing what was going on, before they were eventually allowed to leave and walked back to their hostel.

International Manhunt underway amid fears of more strikes — Barcelona attack
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The massive manhunt was launched amid fears that they could be preparing further attacks at popular tourist areas. ISIS has no evidence that it was behind what happened in Las Ramblas, but claimed it was behind the attack. Police said they had extended their search for Abouyaaqoub across Catalonia and beyond. A 74-year-old Portuguese woman, a 40-year-old woman with dual Argentine and Spanish citizenship, and a Belgian were also killed , their governments said.

International Barcelona car rampage was part of larger planned attack
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Six civilians and a police officer were injured in Cambrils when the attackers ran them over in a car, before police shot them dead and carried out controlled explosions . Around 4:50 pm (1450 GMT) on Thursday, a vehicle ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians on the famous Las Ramblas boulevard in Barcelona . Rex Tillerson , the secretary of state, announced the death on Friday as he said authorities were in the process of "still confirming the injuries and deaths of others".

International Playground taunts won't defuse North Korea crisis — EUGENE ROBINSON
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North Korea said Tuesday that leader Kim Jong Un was briefed on his military's plans to launch missiles into waters near Guam as part of an effort to create "enveloping fire" near the U.S. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the United Sates would take out any such missile seen to be heading for American soil and declared any such North Korean attack could lead to war.

International American among 14 dead in Spain terror — Barcelona attack
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We were in Barcelona for the first few days and were in that area. Fernando Reinares, director of the Global Terrorism Program at the Elcano Royal Institute, said that Barcelona is "the major radicalization pocket in the country". "It was an awful thing to see". "It was clearly a terror attack intended to kill as many people as possible", Josep Lluis Trapero, a senior police official, told reporters late Thursday.

International Scuffles in Barcelona between far-right & counter-protesters following terrorist attack
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The terror attacks drew global condemnation. He said the terrorists "seek to change people's ways through fear and terror, underestimate the resilience of good people and the fundamental decency of the men and women they attack". "If someone is banging a drum in the corner of the room then we're going to look at the drum", said Mike Antonelli, equity sales trader at Robert W. Baird & Co, referring to the seasonally lightly traded August trading period.

International China urges Trump not to worsen situation — North Korea
Auteur: 0 China urges Trump not to worsen situation — North Korea

Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters traveling with him that he aims to "sense what the temperature is in the region". What's their reaction been this week? Officials from the city aren't keeping the citizens in dark. "But survival is part of our culture", she said. So that's China's adult, supervisory advice to - in terms of how to de-escalate the tension currently.

International Spain Hunts Driver Who Killed 13 In Barcelona, Says Foils Bomb Plot
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However, he did not release a name. "I didn't see any of the bodies or anything, or the driver , but I caught it out of the corner of my eye and heard it right behind me", explained one witness. One person was killed . According to Fox News, El Periodico said that the CIA warned Barcelona's police force, Mossos d'Esquadra, of a possible attack two months ago.

Auteur: 0 Dozens rally in Guam for peace amid North Korea threats

The China Daily, a state newspaper, warned Monday that Trump 'could trigger a trade war' and 'intensify tensions' if he goes ahead with the investigation. The US Defense Secretary James Mattis had warned that America would take out any such missile seen to be heading for American soil and declared any such North Korean attack could mean war.

International Trudeau needs to voice a position on North Korea
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Pyongyang's state-run KCNA news agency said on Thursday its army would complete plans in mid-August to fire four intermediate-range missiles over Japan to land near Guam as North Korea and the United States engaged in increasingly heated rhetoric this week over the North's nuclear weapons programme.

International Air Force secretary: We're 'too small for the missions' expected of us
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Pacific territory later this month. "I know we woke up to the media reports of revenge on the United States and this so-called newfound technology that allows it to target Guam". That base and a U.S. naval base are home to about 13,000 American military personnel. Eric Talmadge is an Associated Press writer. "That kind of consistency is needed in that part of the world right now".

Auteur: 0 Military solutions 'locked and loaded' against North Korea threat: Donald Trump

Questions were immediately raised about whether the shocking remarks had been ratified by his team. "The Hwasong-12 rockets to be launched by the KPA (Korean People's Army) will cross the sky above Shimane, Hiroshima and Koichi Prefectures of Japan ", the North Korean report said ."They will fly 3,356.7km for 1,065 seconds and hit the waters 30 to 40km away from Guam".

Auteur: 0 Trump on his threat to North Korea: 'Maybe it wasn't tough enough'

Asked if he were daring the North Koreans, Trump said: "It's not a dare, it's a statement ". The main beach front was busy with tourists dozing under trees or on the sun loungers of five-star hotels lined up before a calm sea where people in kayaks collided with swan-shaped pedalos and inflatable hoops.

International Neymar: I did the opposite of what my father wanted
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Neymar opened a new extravagant chapter in soccer history Friday as the game's costliest player by fending off questions about his financial motivations as deftly as he repels opponents on the pitch. "I think 99 percent of the clubs do that but, of course, we cannot compete at that level", he said. We are working very transparently with Uefa. Qatar will hold the World Cup in 2022.

International Frosty US-Russia relations about to get even colder — Analysis
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Financials, up 0.9 percent, were the best performing S&P sector, but gains on the broader S&P 500 were curbed by a decline in healthcare names, and an 11.5 percent drop in Viacom. Trump's legal team responded to Thursday's reports exactly in the way that might be expected of a conventional White House, with a sense of professionalism that has often been lacking from the administration.

Auteur: 0 China Realises North Korea Is Becoming Greater Threat: US Official

North Korea could fulfill that ambition for Beijing without the Chinese firing one shot. Peters questioned why China would help the United States, as President Trump continues to call for on Twitter. The problem with this proposal is that it makes no mention of North Korea halting its military exercises, which are also regarded as a threat to South Korea.

International 25 killed, 39 injured in Lahore attack
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The Kabul attack came amid planned commemorations for the July 2016 Dehmazang square attack which claimed the lives of hundreds of people, many from the so-called Enlightened Movement, a coalition of civil society activities, protesting for Hazara minority rights.

International RB Leipzig rule out sale of £48M-rated Liverpool target
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Jurgen Klopp has laughed off a question about Liverpool's reported £66m offer for Naby Keita , joking "are we in Vegas?". The Brazilian struggled to hold down a regular spot under Klopp , and was often deployed in defence, but the German had nothing but praise for the Rome-bound player.

Auteur: 0 L'Izoard pour sommet — Tour de France

Ces trois coureurs collent aux basques du leader de l'équipe AG2R-La Mondial, dans cet ordre, au classement général. "J'ai rapidement vu que j'étais pas dans le match mais je savais que je pouvais pas baisser les bras dans le money-time, j'ai fait le chrono avec ma tête aujourd'hui", a-t-il insisté.

International Barca '200 pct' certain Brazilian star Neymar will stay
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Barcelona now face a tough task of replacing the forward and have set sight on Mbappe. He told L'Equipe , via Sport English : " Neymar in Paris?" He also presents you with opportunities to shine as well. This quest is not easy. PSG are offering an incredible contract and Neymar will be the leader and star of the Ligue 1 side. Paris Saint-Germain are preparing to hold talks over a world-record €222m (£196m) deal to buy Neymar from Barcelona .

Auteur: 0 Require Congress to use whatever health care plan it enacts

With the on-again, off-again efforts on Capitol Hill to repeal and replace the federal Affordable Care Act , many are concerned, including Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon and those who are getting their coverage through the current federal law.

International Obamacare repeal bill would result in 32 million additional uninsured — CBO
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But the key point is that Trump believes it is within his power to do this. "It's a failure morally, it's a failure politically, and it's a remarkable failure of presidential leadership". With Capito and Collins' objections, he can't afford another defection. Opposition to the Cruz amendment from powerful health care sectors, like the insurance industry, is cited as one reason why the Senate was unable to muster enough votes to move the whole Senate bill forward for debate this week.

International Trump and Republican senators are the 53 angriest people in Washington
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Legislation has consequences. The most recent Senate Bill - Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) - poses devastating repercussions for thousands of Vermonters. The reports of a corporate tax rate in the 20 percent range come after senators suffered a major setback in their efforts to repeal ObamaCare . Or, we would have to lower payments to providers, who may then decide not to serve people with Medicaid at all.

Auteur: 0 GOP's Obamacare Repeal Would Cut Insured by 32 Million, CBO Says

People are hurting and, frankly, inaction is not an option", Mr Trump told his fellow Republicans. Much of the Republican base still loves Trump , and few Republicans in Congress can afford to alienate these voters by defying him too forcefully, even though many of them, particularly senators, plainly hold the president in low regard.

Auteur: 0 Trump says Republican health care bill 'will get better'

With Capito and Collins' objections, he can't afford another defection. Still, it seems improbable that the White House lunch will change the calculus in the Senate , where McConnell has failed repeatedly to come up with a bill that can satisfy both conservatives and moderates in his party.

Auteur: 0 Republican effort to repeal Obamacare dead for now

Trump tweeted ahead of the session, "The Republicans never discuss how good their healthcare bill is, & it will get even better at lunchtime". 'We'll let Obamacare fail and then the Democrats are going to come to us and they are going to say, "How do we fix it? how do we fix it?" or "How do we come up with a new plan?"' McConnell said that the events of Tuesday "have demonstrated that Republicans by themselves are not prepared at this particular point to do a replacement".

International GOP Struggles to Decide Next Step After Failed Healthcare Reform Attempt
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That whole "do unto others thing", doesn't extend to government officials, I guess. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, told MSNBC he would examine the proposal, but indicated he was leaning against it. Murkowski said the facts on the ground are different now. In the meantime, now would be an excellent moment for a fresh idea about healthcare to fill this brief vacuum.

International McConnell Announces Procedural Vote On Obamacare Repeal Happening Next Week
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But they should not included a provision that was added to the latest version of the Senate reform bill , which would allow insurance companies to offer "junk plans", stripped-down policies that don't cover many essentials, she added. "I'm going to oppose the motion to proceed", Collins told reporters. That's what makes young, healthy people buy insurance, because there's a threat of a fine.

Auteur: 0 Were The Risks Of Repeal Without Replace Too High — Health Care

This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or Bloomberg LP and its owners. "Inaction is not an option", added a White House spokesperson, speaking on condition of anonymity. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 18, 2017As I have always said, let ObamaCare fail and then come together and do a great healthcare plan. Analysts said, though, that perhaps Trump's biggest mistake was attempting to do healthcare first at all.

International Pro-Trump media blames Congress — Health care bill
Auteur: 0 Pro-Trump media blames Congress — Health care bill

Today, AP employs the latest technology to collect and distribute content - we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking news in the world of politics, sport and entertainment. Harry Reid slammed McConnell for his leadership style. And other moderates were wavering and could have been difficult for McConnell and Trump to win over because of the bill's Medicaid cuts: Alaska's Lisa Murkowski , Cory Gardner of Colorado, Rob Portman of Ohio, Shelley Moore Capito of West ...

International Texas Republicans Divided Over Bathroom Bill
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There can be no appropriate amount of discrimination. "Although there are some bills that died, the House passed a sunset bill and sent it to the Senate, and the Senate wouldn't take it up". The call for the special session also includes a measure to improve reporting requirements for the incidences of complications from abortions and provisions to improve reporting requirements of minors who undergo elective abortions to ensure that pregnant minors are afforded the appropriate parental or ...

International Senate must go to 51 vote majority — Trump
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Grassley, a Republican , was asked if he'd support taking up the House bill. " We can't just hope that we will pass a replacement within the next two years". Obamacare was designed to increase health insurance quality and affordability, lower the uninsured rate by expanding insurance coverage and reduce the costs of healthcare.

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