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Trump: GOP health care bill 'guarantees' coverage for pre-existing conditions

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump says the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act "guarantees" coverage for Americans with pre-existing conditions -- a claim that could undercut the legislation the White House is currently pushing on Capitol Hill.<p>"Pre-existing …

Health Care

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Iraq: Sunni insurgents 'gain ground' as Shi'ite militia flex muscles

As Iraq moves closer to civil war, Sunni militants are said to have made key gains in their campaign to create an Islamic Caliphate straddling the frontier with Syria.<p>Not only have fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant group seized a strategic border post according to security …

Iraq crisis: Rutba latest western town to fall to Isis

<b>Sunni militants have seized another town in Iraq's western Anbar province - the fourth in two days.</b><p>Fighters of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis) captured Rutba, 90 miles (150km) east of Jordan's border, officials said.<p>They earlier seized a border crossing to Syria and two towns in …

Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei Strongly Opposes U.S. Actions in Iraq

World<p>DUBAI — Iran's top leader rejected possible intervention in Iraq by the United States or any other outside power, accusing Washington on Sunday of trying to manipulate Iraqi sectarian differences to retake control of the country it once occupied.<p>In remarks published by the official IRNA news …

Middle East

Associated Press News

Kerry: Insurgency in Iraq threatens entire Mideast

CAIRO (AP) — Arab countries should resist funding Sunni fighters in what is turning into a cross-border war between Iraq and Syria because that …

Isis captures more Iraqi towns and border crossings

Jihadist fighters in Iraq seized three border crossings into Syria and Jordan and four nearby towns over the weekend, giving the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis) control over much of the country's western frontier and directly threatening the country's main power supply.<p>Isis can now add …

In Iraq, militants press on toward Baghdad

Militant fighters tightened their grip Sunday on western Iraq as security forces withdrew from a handful of towns in Anbar province, moving closer to Baghdad.<p>The news that Iraqi forces withdrew from at least three towns in the province raised questions about whether Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's …

Sunni militants 'seize Iraq's western border crossings'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1086000/1086879_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1537260475_1ece427e6435cc91e9dc5cb5669722f2<p><b>The Iraqi government appears to have lost control of its western borders after Sunni militants reportedly captured crossings to Syria and …

Border Crossings

Syria Looks Across The Border As Violence Engulfs Iraq

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the ultra-extremist Sunni group with a firmly entrenched presence on either side of the Syrian-Iraqi …

How We Got Here: Assessing Culpability for Iraq

There is plenty of blame to go around for Iraq’s current troubles. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has to shoulder the most responsibility as …

Why Iraq's Awakening Councils Can't Save the Country From al-Qaeda This Time

When al-Qaeda militants attacked Iraq’s al-Askari Mosque, one of the holiest sites in Shi‘ite Islam, in 2006, it unleashed a savage, sectarian war …

A City Is in Limbo as Iraq Spirals Out of Control

In a large ornate room here last week, 20 generals were meeting to decide what would come next for their Kurdish fighters. After Iraqi soldiers …

Iraq Asks the U.S. to Launch Air Strikes Against Sunni Militants

Iraq’s embattled government is clamoring for U.S. air strikes against Sunni militias that continue to capture large swaths of territory north of the …

The Books Everyone Must Read Before Graduating College

<b>Jill Lepore</b><p>There can’t be one book; there must be a library; that has got to be the lesson. But, for a start, to ponder the shape and rhythm and …