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More Than 40 Killed in Attacks in Three Major Pakistani Cities

At least 13 people, including seven police officers, were killed and at least 19 were wounded, officials said. Police were targeted in an earlier auto bomb attack in the capital of Baluchistan province, Quetta . A vehicle bombing in Quetta, the capital of the Pakistan's Baluchistan province, killed at least 12 people, including four police officers, on the morning of June 23.

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Analysts react to Amazon's $13.7B deal for Whole Foods

But Whole Foods has lost market share to rivals Kroger Co , Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Costco Wholesale Corp and others that have elbowed into the natural and organic segment Whole Foods pioneered. "I think that where Amazon may add the most value is to speed up the process of perfecting the 365 by Whole Foods model and scaling it quickly thanks to its greater resources".

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Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

Brown's parents, Michael Brown Sr . and Lezley McSpadden , filed the lawsuit in 2015 against the city of Ferguson , the former Police Chief Tom Jackson, and Officer Wilson, claiming the police culture in the city contributed to their son's death, and that Wilson used excessive force during the incident.

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How Iran's Influence in Persian Gulf Grows Amid Saudi Rift With Qatar

In a 13-point list - presented to the Qataris by Kuwait , which is helping mediate the crisis - the countries also demand an end to Turkey's military presence in Qatar . "We in the network believe that any call for closing down Al-Jazeera is nothing but an attempt to silence the freedom of expression in the region and to suppress people s right to information", the broadcaster said in a statement .

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Vermont House blocks consideration of marijuana bill

While the House bill nearly triples the voter-approved tax rate from 12 percent to 28 percent and removes the common voter's direct power to control their local cannabis market, the Senate bill takes a more conservative approach to amending certain aspects of the ballot question.

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Ken Doll New Line Gives Barbie's Boyfriend More Diversity

Others looks for the "Fashionista" range of Ken dolls include cornrows and peroxide blonde hair, while they wear a countless variety of trendy outfits including a shirt and tie and thick-framed glasses. "As a brand that has always reflected the times, Ken with a man bun is a natural fit. and he's heading to Brooklyn!" The Fashionista line is nonetheless considered a bright spot, named this year's Toy Industry Association "Doll of the Year" and finding success especially in global markets.

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Four Republican senators not ready to vote for healthcare bill

Molina also said that the bill's proposal to tie cost-sharing subsidies to the lowest-level "bronze"-rated healthcare plans will make coverage less affordable, not more , by raising customers' out-of-pocket costs". Trump remained confident, but acknowledged that a "negotiation" might be needed to get the bill passed . It was the building block for the Senate legislation unveiled Thursday.

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Heller won't back Senate GOP health care bill

Heller, who faces re-election in 2018 in the Democratic-leaning state, said on Friday: "I can not support a piece of legislation that takes away insurance from tens of millions of Americans and hundreds of thousands of Nevadans". "Currently, for a variety of reasons, we are not ready to vote for this bill, but we are open to negotiation and obtaining more information before it is brought to the floor", said the statement from Sens.

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Australian Open: Kidambi Srikanth reaches 3rd successive Super Series final

An easy win for the Indian over Chinese 4th seed Shi Yuqi 21-10, 21-14 to enter the 3rd straight SS final. In the first game, after initial close battles, Srikanth raced ahead to make it 15-9. But Srikanth came out of the trap in a brilliant fashion and stretched his lead to 11-8 at the break. The duo engaged in some sensational rallies where both tried to surprise each other with odd shots.

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Breast-feeding May Lower Women's Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

But a recent study has also revealed that breastfeeding is beneficial for the mothers too, in terms of lowering risks for heart attack and catalyzing the metabolism process in the longer run. Women may not be able to breastfeed for a variety of reasons and shouldn't feel guilt or shame about it, USA Today emphasized. The wonders of breastfeeding for babies have been well-documented, but there may be more to the practice than benefits for the little ones.

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Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill

Less than one-third of Americans support it, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling. In an interview with Fox News Channel, Trump was asked about the four conservatives opposing the bill . The program was dysfunctional even before Obamacare was implemented and has only become less sustainable since then. It also makes it easier to reform the Medicaid program.

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Third International Yoga Day marked

He said yoga's popularity is greater even outside India, and yoga has connected the world with India. Prime Minister further said, "Yoga can help people keep calm....it helps people to maintain a healthy body and mind despite various challenges".

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Waco kids get free summer meals

To find out where summer meal sites are located in Vermont, children and families can dial 211 toll free or text "FOOD" to 877-877. Much of that, he said, is attributed to the community within walking distance of the school. In a time when federal cuts loom over many programs, Clements said this one harbors a particularly solid track record. "These are people they know and they trust", said McPhee, director of child nutrition for the Meridian Public School District.

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Backed Syrian forces close in on Raqqa from south

The coalition shot down Iranian-made Shahed-129, belonging to the Syrian #Air Force, near the At-Tanf area, the channel said . The incident took place at about 12:30 a.m. Hostilities resumed Tuesday as government troops captured a hill west of the city and a former army base that was held by rebels, according to the United Kingdom -based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the AP reported.

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Critics: Bill would have let abortion-seekers kill anyone

The bill in question, Senate Bill 66 , was cleared by Republican lawmakers in both the House and the Senate, and would define a fetus as a person after 20 weeks in the case of a homicide. Under a bill approved by the House and Senate Thursday, the state will provide $1,100 per full-day kindergarten student. Although an embarrassing gaffe to be sure, legislators maintain it was unintentional.

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Weaker inflation slows to 1.3%, could weigh on central bank's rate decision

Food prices, meanwhile, dropped 0.1% annually after a 1.1% decline in April. Strong employment data and robust advances in wholesale and retail sales have also fueled rate-increase expectations, with markets pricing in a almost 50% probability of a rate rise at the Bank of Canada's next policy meeting on July 12.

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Suspect Named In Van Attack On Worshippers Leaving London Mosque

In a statement given to local media on behalf of his family, his nephew Ellis Osborne said: "We are massively shocked; it's unbelievable, it still hasn't really sunk in". "This morning, our country woke to news of another terrorist attack on the streets of our capital city: the second this month and every bit as sickening as those which have come before", May told reporters outside her Downing Street office.

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A majority of Americans now say they like Obamacare. That's a first

Shortly after the 142-page bill was distributed, more than a half-dozen GOP lawmakers signaled concerns or initial opposition. Senate GOP leaders face the hard task of crafting a bill that is acceptable to party members who have competing ideologies and priorities.

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Former captain Brian O'Driscoll presents Lions with Test shirts

This is our home and we expect them to win, and they expect to win. British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland has come in for some criticism recently for his decision to call up six players to his squad to shield his test team from midweek matches.

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Stuffed Cow Saves 2-Year-Old After Fall From Window in Chelsea

Luckily, his fall was broken by a huge stuffed animal - a black and white cow. The boy's great uncle, Luis Estrada , said he was shocked when he saw the child fly out the window. Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes tweeted a photo of the cow, per Fox News . "I'm just glad that in this case no one was badly hurt". Jose Castro lives across the street from the family in a similar three-story house.

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Casey, Toomey clash on health care plan

Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell eaves the chamber after announcing the release of the Republicans' health care bill on Thursday. While they say they are "open to negotiation", the four could be a problem for McConnell and other Senate Republican leadership if they don't vote along party lines.

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List of demands on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, other Arab nations

It must also deliver individuals accused of terrorism in those four countries and stop funding groups that are designated as terrorist by the United States. Turkish Defence Minister, Fikri Isik , rejected the demand and was reported by Reuters as telling broadcaster NTV Ankara that it had no plans to review a 2014 agreement with Qatar which allowed the installation of the base.

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Markelle Fultz set for the stage of being No. 1 pick

Last season the 6-foot-4 point guard led the Pac-12 with 23.2 points per game while averaging 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds in 25 games for a UW team that finished 9-22. The Celtics then took Duke's Jayson Tatum at No. 3 after moving down two spots in the trade with Philadelphia, drawing cheers from a large contingent of their fans at Barclays Center wearing green.

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South Africa coach flies home after mother's auto accident

The third and final T20 is on Sunday before attention turns to the four-match Test series against England, which gets underway at Lord's on July 6. "I'm happy with the way I'm playing and striking the ball and if I'm picked in the XI to play then fantastic, and if I'm not then there is nothing I can do about it", he said.

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Wal-Mart Prods Partners, Vendors to Leave AWS for Azure

Walmart apparently doesn't want its business partners to use Amazon's cloud computing subsidiary, Amazon Web Services (AWS), which is steadily growing in popularity. Wal-Mart is telling Amazon game on. The two retail giants directly compete and Walmart said a "small number" of its tech vendors it uses run applications on AWS, according to the report.

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Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'

Its president, Dr. Fernando Stein, says the plan was crafted without input from pediatricians and "would tear down" the progress the nation has made by achieving insurance coverage for 95 percent of children. Democrats are roundly criticizing the Republican plan to scrap the Obama health care law. Speaking on the Senate floor Wednesday night, U.S. Sen.

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Senate healthcare bill suffers swift blow as four GOP senators voice opposition

The bill would delay a tax on high-cost employer-sponsored health insurance - the so-called Cadillac tax - to 2026. Mr McConnell has only a thin margin of error: The bill would fail if just three of the Senate's 52 GOP senators oppose it.

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Cosby jurors wrestling with verdict

He is now the defendant in a sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse located in Norristown, a city not far from Philadelphia. Ms Constand , an athletic, 6ft college basketball staffer, said they made her dazed and groggy, and unable to say no or fight back when Cosby molested her.

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LGBTQ community criticizes MS court's decision to uphold controversial Bill 1523

Sommer, a lawyer for the plaintiffs, said they would likely seek further judicial review, either before the full Fifth Circuit or the U.S. Supreme Court . Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves also said he appreciates the law in a statement and that it "protects Mississippians from government interference when practicing their deeply held religious beliefs".

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'Obamacare Is Dead': Trump 'Very Supportive' of Senate GOP Healthcare Bill

Mike Lee , R-Utah; and Ron Johnson , R-Wis., said in a statement Thursday afternoon. Mr. Trump earlier in the day had stopped short of supporting the "discussion draft" of a bill, saying only that it needed "a little negotiation, but it's going to be very good".

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Pew US survey finds agreement on some gun-control proposals

Forty-two percent of adults in the US now say they live in a home with a gun. It included 3,930 individuals who participated in both periods. People in the new survey were in broad agreement when asked about specific gun control measures.

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Since they could not wear shorts at work, they wore skirts

Semitan, the bus company, did release a set of lighter summer pants for bus drivers, as reported, but it appears that they are not going to be allowed to wear shorts at work. However drivers say once they are locked inside the driver's cabins no one can see them anyway. Semitan has issues a trouser in a lighter material for their summer uniform, but drivers still argue that their health may be at stake.

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Twitter reacts to the passing of former ASU coach Frank Kush

Kush started his career at ASU in 1955 as an assistant under former head coach Dan Devine. Kush coached 129 college players who made it in the pros. "I came to Arizona State on a football scholarship, and I shall always be indebted to Frank Kush for instilling toughness in his players". "It was a privilege to have known such a true coaching legend and man!" Kush returned to the school in 2000 as a special assistant to the athletic director.

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Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims

Instead, the group focused on three states - Colorado, where legal marijuana retail sales started in 2014 , as well as OR and Washington, where sales began in 2015 - and compared them to the collision claims in neighboring states such as Nevada and Utah, parts of which now allow only medical marijuana.

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Teen's slaying leaves doubt about motive in Muslim community

When police responded around 8:30 a.m., they found the remains of the memorial smoldering. Farris Barakat, brother of Deah Barakat- who was killed in Chapel Hill along with his wife, Yusor Mohammad and her sister Razan Abu-Salha- said he drove to Virginia to show his support and comfort anyone impacted by Hassanen's death.