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FILE -In this fie picture taken on Tuesday April 4, 2017, Abdul-Hamid Alyousef, 29, holds his twin babies who were killed during a suspected chemical weapons attack, in Khan Sheikhoun in the northern province of Idlib, Syria. The Syrian government on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack, as activists reported an airstrike on an Islamic State-run jail in eastern Syria that they said killed more than 40 prisoners. (Alaa Alyousef via AP, File)
The Latest: Assad tours Russian military base in SyriaSyrian military media has published a video of President Bashar Assad inspecting the Russian Hmeimim air base in western Syria and climbing into the cockpit of a Russian SU-35 fighter jet
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FILE- In this March 2, 2017, file photo, Vice President Mike Pence, right, speaks before administering the oath of office to Energy Secretary Rick Perry, left, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. Perry said Monday, June 26, that the Trump administration is confident officials can "pave the path toward U.S. energy dominance" by exporting oil, gas and coal to markets around the world, and promoting nuclear energy and even renewables such as wind and solar power. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Trump says US on brink of become net exporter of energyWith U.S. exports of oil and natural gas surging, President Donald Trump says the U.S. is on the brink of becoming a net exporter of oil, gas and other resources
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US says Myanmar no longer among worst on human traffickingThe United States is removing Myanmar from its list of the world's worst offenders on human trafficking
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Utah Sen. Mike Lee becomes 5th GOP senator to oppose starting health care bill debate in latest blow to party leadersUtah Sen. Mike Lee becomes 5th GOP senator to oppose starting health care bill debate in latest blow to party leaders
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Scottish leader puts second independence referendum on holdScottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon puts second independence referendum on hold amid Brexit
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House panel weighs privatizing air traffic controlA House panel is taking up legislation Tuesday that would split off management of the nation's skies from the Federal Aviation Administration and give that responsibility to an independent, nonprofit company
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Haley says warning to Syria also aimed at Russia and IranThe US ambassador to the United Nations says a warning from the White House to Syrian President Bashar Assad about another possible chemical weapons attack was also aimed at two of Assad's key backers
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GOP infighting stalls budget planThe latest budget push by House GOP leaders has faltered, leaving quarrelling Republicans even further behind on their budget work as they head into next week's recess
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, talks with his chief of staff Sharon Soderstrom, right, and communications staff director Antonia Ferrier, left, as they walk to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. Senate Republicans unveil a revised health care bill in hopes of securing support from wavering GOP lawmakers, including one who calls the drive to whip his party's bill through the Senate this week "a little offensive." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Medicaid mission creep threatens GOP's 'Obamacare' repealMedicaid mission creep threatens GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal drive; leading Republicans disagree over cuts to health care for the poor.
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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2017 file photo, Anthony Scaramucci, a senior adviser to President-elect Donald Trump, talks to reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. CNN isn't commenting Monday, June 26, as to what led it to retract a story about a supposed investigation into a pre-inaugural meeting between an associate of Trump and the head of a Russian investment fund. The story posted Thursday on CNN's website said Senate investigators are looking into the meeting between Scaramucci and Kirill Dmitriev, whose Russian Direct Investment Fund guides investments by U.S. entities in Russia. Scaramucci, in the story, said he exchanged pleasantries in a restaurant with Dmitriev. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
The Latest: CNN tweets a correction at TrumpCNN's public relations team tweets a response to President Donald Trump's suggestion that the network's ratings are way down
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. meets with reporters following a GOP strategy session, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Senate leaders scramble to save health bill amid defectionsSenate leaders are scrambling to rescue their health care bill, in trouble after a budget report said it would leave 22 million more uninsured by 2026
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New Trump rules on Cuba travel leaves winners and losersThe Trump administration's new policy on travel by Americans to Cuba is creating winners and losers
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