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The Roar keeps you updated with local news, recent events and interesting stories ― everything you need to know for this week.

1. Opposition continues to build against the GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act after Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) unveiled the proposal on Thursday. Some Republicans have expressed concerns over the bill, which was drafted in secret, and are calling for a postponed vote. 

2. An excessive heat warning has been put in effect for over a dozen counties in Arizona as of Sunday after temperatures hit record highs.  Temperatures have reached upwards of 120 degrees in some parts of the state, forcing flights out of Phoenix to be grounded. 

3. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to meet with President Trump at the White House on Monday. Some have drawn parallels between the two leaders, who both ran for office as political outsiders hoping to revive their respective countries’ economies. Mr. Modi and Mr. Trump are expected to discuss trade between India and the U.S.

4. The White House blamed former President Obama on Sunday for failing to handle possible Russian meddling in last year’s presidential election. Counselor to President Trump Kellyanne Conway placed the blame on the Obama administration on ABC’s “This Week”, a shift in strategy after the White House previously denied any Russian interference in the 2016 election. 

5. Several government websites in Ohio, including that of Governor John Kasich (R-OH), were hacked on Sunday to display pro-ISIS messages by a group known as “Team System Dz.” The hacks included a message to President Trump, saying that he will “be held accountable” for “every drop of blood flowing” in the Middle East.  The website of the town of Brookhaven, New York was also compromised and displayed the same message.

6. New opinion polls in the UK show that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is five points ahead of the Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May after the snap election held in early June. Mr. Corbyn also expressed optimism that he will be prime minister within the coming year at the Glastonbury festival in unguarded comments made backstage.

7. Cyber security experts suspect that the Russian government is behind a “sustained” cyber-attack on the British parliament that began on Friday, compromising the email accounts of dozens of members. The affected network 

8. Pride parades took place across the country  over the weekend in celebration of gay rights, most notably the New York City Pride March, which is one of the largest gay pride parades in the world. The marches and parades take place as Monday marks the two year anniversary of Obergefell v. Hodges, the landmark Supreme Court case which struck down state-level bans on same-sex marriage. 

9. Muslims gathered around the world on Sunday to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the end of the holy month of Ramadan. 

10. A video circulated on line Sunday of a teenage girl falling 25 feet from a ride into a crowd of bystanders at Six Flags Great Escape in Lake George, New York. After dangling from the ride for an unknown amount of time, she was caught by a group of park-goers who gathered underneath to catch her.