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Kim Kardashian slammed for 'disgusting' Ariana Grande tribute after Manchester terror attack

Kim Kardashian slammed for 'disgusting' Ariana Grande tribute after Manchester terror attack

Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said at a news conference Tuesday that the suspect's name is Salman Abedi . "The police in the states and territories work closely with our ...

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Trump Asked 4 Top Officials to Bury Russia Probe

Trump spoke to Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers after Comey revealed in March that the bureau had launched a probe into alleged col...

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In wake of Manchester blast, Trump decries terrorist 'losers'

In wake of Manchester blast, Trump decries terrorist 'losers'

RWB says that Egypt (#161 ) is "now one of the world's biggest prisons for journalists", many of whom spend years in detention without being charged or tried. Further, the USA leader did not bring up...

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Dan Coats Says ISIS Threat Is Real; No Comment On Russia Investigation

It was the same February 14 meeting in the Oval Office in which Trump is accused of asking Comey to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. While relations betw...

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Former CIA chief says he warned Moscow over election meddling

Brennan also confirmed that he was aware the Federal Bureau of Investigation had looked into the infamous "Steele dossier", a document compiled during the campaign by a former MI6 agent that contained...

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McConnell Reports 'Encouraging' Signs In Trump Budget, Dems Decry Cuts

During the campaign, Trump attacked the weak economic growth of the Barack Obama years, and pledged that his economic program would boost growth from the lackluster 2 percent rates seen since the re...

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Intel director won't detail Trump conversation

Intel director won't detail Trump conversation

A source told CNN that Mueller had been briefed on memos Comey had written about his interactions with Trump , including his recollection of Trump asking for the FBI to end its investigation into fo...

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Trump asked intel chiefs to push back against FBI probe

Both men refused the request, believing it to be inappropriate, the Post was told by four unnamed sources within the intelligence community. In his call with Rogers, Trump urged the NSA director ...

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Trump Budget Plan Relies On Optimistic Growth Assumptions, Analysts Say

Trump Budget Plan Relies On Optimistic Growth Assumptions, Analysts Say

The budget, which is more a statement of policy than an actual guiding document because of its likelihood to get passed on Capitol Hill, does signal how Trump views government. Susan Collins, a Main...

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Former CIA director worried Russia tried to recruit Americans

Former CIA director worried Russia tried to recruit Americans

Those contacts are now being investigated by committees in both chambers of the US Congress and by recently appointed special counsel Robert Mueller , a former Federal Bureau of Investigation d...

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Murder Suspect Uses 'Big-Penis' Defense and Found Not Guilty

Murder Suspect Uses 'Big-Penis' Defense and Found Not Guilty

Richard Patterson, 65, of Margate, was acquitted of killing 60-year-old girlfriend Francisca Marquinez in 2015 after a week-long trial, accoring to the Sun Sentinel . In an attempt to prove it, t...

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Decision on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director 'within days'

Decision on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director 'within days'

As Trump Derangement Syndrome has infected the political elite and Russia-ism has replaced Birtherism as the fever swamp fantasy, more and more lawyers and judges are headed in this direction. Amid ...

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Trump's budget: "a reverse Robin Hood agenda"

Mexico emphatically rejects that notion. Mick Mulvaney , Trump's budget office director, said the plan is the first one in a long time to pay attention to taxpayers. Democrats had an opposite...

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Driver in Deadly Times Square Crash 'Heard Voices'

Driver in Deadly Times Square Crash 'Heard Voices'

The NYPD was rather quick in dispelling any rumors of terrorism, instead alleging that it could be an act of drunk driving. Rojas remains in the Midtown South Precinct for arrest processing. He was ...

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Jason Chaffetz Resigning From Congress

Jason Chaffetz Resigning From Congress

He's reportedly eying a position at Fox News after leaving the House. Chaffetz added that he would prefer that Trump had confronted the Russians over their interference with the election. Utah House...

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Trump unveils first budget with $3.6-trillion spending cut

The spending plan for the next fiscal year includes cuts in social programs, while increasing spending on defense and the war against terrorism. Numerous voters who propelled President Trump into ...

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U.S. summoned Turkish ambassador after protester violence

The protesters were mostly Kurds and Armenians, who oppose Erdogan's increasingly authoritarian presidency. However, those two guards claimed diplomatic immunity and were released after diplomatic sec...

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Senate Dems trim list of services to be taxed

Senate Dems trim list of services to be taxed

Without the help of Republicans, Senate Democrats voted Tuesday to fix the budget by raising the IL income tax and expanding the sales tax. With eight days remaining before the General Assembly's...

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Area Muslims have varied reactions to Trump's Saudi Arabia speech

The closest Trump came to acknowledging the human rights situation was a call for the region's leaders to stand together against "the oppression of women". The president put much of the onus for com...

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Tipton: New health plan protects those with pre-existing conditions

Sen. "I think we have to clarify that and make sure that those with pre-existing conditions are absolutely covered", Capito said. Mostly the "losers" of the act are lower-income people, older peop...

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Trump administration sending Congress $4.1-trillion budget

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1-trillion budget

The program - which would cost somewhere between $19 billion and $25 billion over a decade - would be administered through the unemployment insurance system. The groups said in the letter, "Crop insur...

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An historic day at the Western Wall

He did not elaborate but Israel's Haaretz daily said the intention was to allow construction of "thousands of Palestinian homes " in the area where for years it has been nearly impossible for Pales...

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Hudson Set For NCAA Singles Championship

Hudson Set For NCAA Singles Championship

In addition, sophomore Ana Oparenovic earned the first alternate spot for the singles championship, while Hudson and Pairone were selected as the first alternate for the doubles championship. Although...

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SCOTUS Ruling On NC Congressional Districts Could Set Precedent

SCOTUS Ruling On NC Congressional Districts Could Set Precedent

Redrawing electoral maps to gain political advantage - a practice known as gerrymandering - is a long-used tool by U.S. political parties. Clement argued in defense of the state that the 12th was dr...

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Trump on Russia allegations: 'There is no collusion'

Trump on Russia allegations: 'There is no collusion'

Dick Durbin and Dianne Feinstein are calling on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to resign if no special prosecutor is named to replace ousted FBI Director James Comey in the investigation int...

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Trump sends Congress budget with $600 billion deficit

The Trump administration would cut 3.6 trillion US dollars in government spending over the next 10 years to balance the federal budget , according to summary documents provided by the White Hous...

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Intelligence Chief Refuses to Say if Trump Sought Help Rebuffing FBI Probe

Intelligence Chief Refuses to Say if Trump Sought Help Rebuffing FBI Probe

The Senate Armed Services Committee scheduled a hearing with Coats, and the House Armed Services Committee has one with Rogers. Coats told Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand , D-N.Y., he would share detai...

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Markets Celebrate a Macron Victory: Will the Rally Continue?

Markets Celebrate a Macron Victory: Will the Rally Continue?

According to polls released today, En Marche will win between 24 and 26 per cent of votes in those elections, with the conservative Republicans party on 22 per cent and the National Front on 21-22...

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Trump Proposes Deep Cuts To Social Safety Net Programs

The Trump budget includes $3.6 trillion in cuts over 10 years, with some of the largest reductions in programs that help the poor pay for health care and buy food. Congress - and the federal purs...

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Texas Lawmakers Revive 'Bathroom Bill' With Proposal For Public Schools

Texas lawmakers have revived a more narrowly focused version of a transgender "bathroom bill" like the one in North Carolina that sparked a national backlash, but the Texas law would apply only...

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