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White House Confident Healthcare Bill Passes Before August Recess

As he heads to Iowa on Wednesday for his fifth political rally while in office, Trump is reducing the importance of White House press briefings . He relishes the moment when the media is talking about the media. When the anger over a lack of press briefings builds up, the White House will host an off-camera briefing and continue the process all over again. With a possible vote days away, the White House hasn't seen the health care bill in its entirety, according to a senior White House ...

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Google scrubs medical records from search

As of Thursday, Google had updated the list of information it scrubs from search results to include: "confidential, personal medical records of private people". However, with the rise in instances of hacking and the spread of fake news this approach has received some criticism. While Google likes to be seen to have a largely hands-off approach to search results, there are circumstances in which it intervenes and controls what people can see.

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Total solar eclipse an 'unprecedented' excuse to visit US

Cameras are good for capturing the event, and telescopes and binoculars are useful for either getting a closeup look at the edges of the Moon , the surface of the Sun (during the partial eclipse ), or the lines of the solar wind (during totality).

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Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show

The nearby Wright-Patterson Air Force Base dispatched a rescue crew to the scene. No injuries were immediately reported as emergency responders worked to extricate the aircraft's two occupants. In the post, they say the F-16D suffered damage and the pilot and a passenger, a tactical aircraft maintainer, are receiving care and are in good condition.

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After Trump tweet, China says it works nonstop on North Korea

The tweet , which came hours before the USA and China were set to meet in Washington to talk about North Korea , caught multiple Trump administration officials off guard, leaving them scrambling as they tried to figure out what exactly the President meant, CNN reported .

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Nintendo of America: Metroid Prime 4 Coming in 2018 for Nintendo Switch

Despite the success of the Nintendo DS hand-held console and Wii, the company "failed to ride the wave of smartphones and was left out in the cold", said an analyst at a domestic securities house. Nintendo's goal is to sell 10 million units of the Switch by the end of 2017. By contrast, getting only the Switch will only cost you $299, and if you're going to get Arms , that'll be another $60.