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White House OK with removing Obamacare mandate repeal from Senate tax bill

White House OK with removing Obamacare mandate repeal from Senate tax billU.S. President Donald Trump would not object to removing a provision in a Senate Republican tax plan that would repeal the Obamacare mandate if it "becomes an impediment," White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said on Sunday. Some Republican senators who have been critical of the plan warned that some middle-income taxpayers could see tax cuts wiped out by higher health insurance premiums if the repeal of the Affordable Care Act’s mandate goes through.



Bangladesh arrests militant suspect in U.S. blogger killing

Bangladesh arrests militant suspect in U.S. blogger killingBangladesh police said on Sunday they had arrested a suspected leader of an Islamist group wanted in connection with the death in 2015 a U.S. blogger critical of religious extremism. Deputy police commissioner Masudur Rahman said the man, identified as Mojammel Hossain, 25, head of the intelligence wing of the al Qaeda-inspired militant group Ansar Ullah Bangla Team, was suspected of taking part in the killing of writer Avijit Roy. Roy, a U.S. citizen of Bangladeshi origin, was hacked to death by machete-wielding assailants in February 2015 while returning home with his wife from a Dhaka book fair.



U.S. nuclear general says would resist 'illegal' Trump strike order

U.S. nuclear general says would resist 'illegal' Trump strike orderThe top U.S. nuclear commander said on Saturday that he would resist President Donald Trump if he ordered an "illegal" launch of nuclear weapons. Air Force General John Hyten, commander of the U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM), told an audience at the Halifax International Security Forum in Nova Scotia, Canada that he had given a lot of thought to what he would say if he received such an order. "I think some people think we're stupid," Hyten said in response to a question about such a scenario.



U.S. nuclear general says would resist 'illegal' Trump strike order

U.S. nuclear general says would resist 'illegal' Trump strike orderThe top U.S. nuclear commander said on Saturday that he would resist President Donald Trump if he ordered an "illegal" launch of nuclear weapons. Air Force General John Hyten, commander of the U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM), told an audience at the Halifax International Security Forum in Nova Scotia, Canada that he had given a lot of thought to what he would say if he received such an order. "I think some people think we're stupid," Hyten said in response to a question about such a scenario.





ABC News: International
Nod to India's Female Lawmakers Highlights How Few There Are
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for only female lawmakers to address the Indian parliament on International Women's Day included silence because there weren't enough women to speak
Bank of England Chief: Won't Make Recommendation on EU Vote
Bank of England governor Mark Carney says the institution won't be making a recommendation on whether or not Britain should remain in the European Union
Talk of Beheading Strike Option Fans Koreas Tension
U.S.-South Korea exercises are a spring ritual on the Korean Peninsula, but this year's war games have a special twist: reports the troops massed south of the DMZ are training for a hypothetical "beheading operation" against Kim Jong Un himself
Police Say 15-Year-Old Raped, Set on Fire Outside New Delhi
Police say a 15-year-old girl is fighting for her life in a New Delhi hospital after being raped and set on fire on the rooftop of her family's home
The Latest: EU Lawmakers Warn on Asylum Issue
European Union lawmakers say they will keep a close eye on any EU deal to send thousands of migrants in Greece back to Turkey to ensure that people fleeing conflict are not denied asylum


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