22 million Americans would become uninsured under Senate health-care bill, CBO estimates

Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell smiles as he leaves the chamber after announcing the release of the Republicans' healthcare bill which represents the party's long-awaited attempt to scuttle much of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017. The measure represents the Senate GOP's effort to achieve a top tier priority for President Donald Trump and virtually all Republican members of Congress. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The Senate health-care bill would result in 22 million more uninsured Americans over the next decade compared with the current law, according to an analysis by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. CBC | World News  More...

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In this March 10, 2014 file photo, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips cracks eggs into a cake batter mixer inside his store in Lakewood, Colo. The U.S. Supreme Court justices said Monday consider whether a baker who objects to same-sex marriage on religious grounds can refuse to make a wedding cake for a gay couple.
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U.S. Supreme Court to hear case on refusing service to gays on religious grounds

The Supreme Court is taking on a new clash between gay rights and religion in a case about a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in Colorado. CBC | World News  More...

Workers remove cladding from Whitebeam Court, in Pendleton, Manchester on Monday. The list of high-rise apartment towers in Britain that have failed fire safety tests grew to 60, officials have said, while Arconic announced it will stop production of the controversial high-rise paneling.
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Cladding manufacturer to stop production of some panels after Grenfell fire

Cladding maker Arconic says it is discontinuing global sales of one type of composite paneling for high-rise buildings in the wake of the devastating fire that killed 79 people More...

Protesters wave signs and chant during a demonstration against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, Monday, May 15, 2017, outside a federal courthouse in Seattle. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Monday in Seattle over Hawaii's lawsuit challenging the travel ban, which would suspend the nation's refugee program and temporarily bar new visas for citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
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U.S. Supreme Court allows partial travel ban to take effect pending appeals in October

The U.S. Supreme Court has handed a victory to U.S. President Donald Trump by narrowing the scope of lower court rulings that blocked his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority More...

Pakistani rescue workers gather beside an oil tanker which caught fire following an accident on a highway near the town of Ahmedpur East, some 670 kilometres (416 miles) from Islamabad on June 25, 2017. At least 123 people were killed and scores injured in an inferno that erupted after an oil tanker overturned in central Pakistan early on June 25 and crowds rushed to collect fuel, an official said.
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Death toll in Pakistan fuel truck fire, explosion rises to 157

Pakistan’s prime minister cut short a trip abroad Sunday to visit victims of a massive fuel tanker fire and explosion near Bahawalpur that authorities now say is responsible More...

On Monday, Capt. Megan Couto will become the first woman to command the Queen's Guard. 'I think anyone would be excited,' she said.
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Canadian soldier set to become 1st woman to command Queen’s Guard

A Canadian soldier has upended more than 300 years of British history, becoming the first woman to command the troops guarding the Queen and royal residences in London. Capt. Megan More...

A street sign in front of Sheikh Hamad City, located in the southern Gaza Strip. The housing complex was paid for by the government of Qatar.
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Palestinians in Gaza worry they could suffer in simmering Gulf dispute

Tiny, oil-rich Qatar is the largest international donor to the people of the Gaza Strip. But an ongoing diplomatic dispute between the Gulf nation and Saudi Arabia and other Arab More...

Pakistani rescue workers gather beside an oil tanker which caught fire following an accident on a highway near the town of Ahmedpur East, some 670 kilometres (416 miles) from Islamabad on June 25, 2017. At least 123 people were killed and scores injured in an inferno that erupted after an oil tanker overturned in central Pakistan early on June 25 and crowds rushed to collect fuel, an official said.
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Pakistan fuel truck death toll rises to 157

Pakistani officials say the death toll from a massive fuel truck fire has risen to 157 as four more of the victims died overnight. CBC | World News  More...

PANGUITCH, UT - JUNE 25: A wildfire burns through trees and ground cover on June 25, 2017 outside Panguitch, Utah. The fire named the
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Firefighters battle intense wildfires in Utah, California

Better weather conditions have limited the growth of a wildfire in Utah that has prompted the evacuation of 1,500 people from hundreds of homes and cabins, officials said Sunday More...

In this screengrab taken from online video, a 14-year-old girl dangles just before she falls from a gondola ride at Six Flags. She was caught by the crowd that had gathered underneath her and suffered no serious injuries.
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‘I’ll catch you, honey!’: Teen plummets from park ride, caught by crowd

A teenager fell about eight metres from a stopped gondola ride at an upstate New York amusement park Saturday night, tumbling into a crowd of park guests and employees gathered More...

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