Fifth Republican senator opposes health bill
24 June 2017 | 8:30 am
Senator Dean Heller of Nevada becomes the fifth Republican senator to oppose the current GOP healthcare bill.
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Senator Nwaoboshi has denied receiving a letter requesting a refund of 2.5 billion naira.
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President Donald Trump warns that his election opponent Joe Biden wants to destroy "American greatness" in a speech accepting the Republican nomination for a second term against a backdrop of explosive racial tensions and the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
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The incumbent US president is hoping to win a second term in office as the presidential race heats up. Breaking with tradition, Trump used the White House as a political backdrop and defied coronavirus guidelines.
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Two Republican senators have described Hunter Biden's board role as "problematic" and "awkward." His father's presidential campaign dismissed the report as an effort to damage Democrats.
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Police searched the senator as part of a probe into the diversion of public funds for tackling the coronavirus. The lawmaker is an ally to President Jair Bolsonaro, who worked with him for more than two decades.
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The Virgin Hyperloop makes its first journey carrying passengers, in a test the company claims represents a major step forward for the "groundbreaking" technology capable of transporting people at 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) an hour.
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Senator Elisha Abbo has no grassroot support - PDP
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A moderator introduces debate participants to the the US Senate runoff election in Georgia. Republican Senator David Perdue declined to participate, leaving his opponent, the Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff, to debate in Atlanta facing an empty podium.
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It's no longer labelled a law against religious separatism and you will not find in it the words "radical Islam". But as Emmanuel Macron's justice minister openly states, it's abundantly clear that "between the lines", the French government's much anticipated law to reinforce republican principles is precisely about what this nation can no longer endure.
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Senator Shehu Sani speaks on rising insecurity in Nigeria
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The US Supreme Court is expected to rule on Mississippi's 2018 abortion law. The decision could upend long-established abortion rights across the country. DW met a Kentucky activist who says she'll continue to fight for a woman's right to decide.
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Joe Biden says he isn't ruling out personal sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin if he invades Ukraine. The threat from the US president comes as tensions between Moscow and the West continue to heat up. On Tuesday, the third instalment of US military equipment landed in Ukraine and more than 8,000 American troops stationed in Europe have been placed on standby.
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India's economy is expected to grow by 8.7 percent this year, according to the latest forecast from the International Monetary Fund, but participation in the labour force has fallen and unemployment has risen to a four-month high. How can India jump-start its labour market along with the economy? Stephen Carroll asks Rajat Kathuria, Professor of Economics and Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Shiv Nadar University.
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Nigeria has approved 3 trillion naira for the payment of petrol subsidy for this year. This follows the extension of subsidy payment and implementation of the Petroleum Industry Act by 18 months.