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USA tests missile defence system as North Korea concerns mount

During the U.S. -Soviet Cold War era, President Ronald Reagan vowed to develop a missile defense that became known as "Star Wars", because it involved a satellite-based system. Since the system was de...

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White House communications director resigns amid tensions

White House communications director resigns amid tensions

Dubke was not part of the team that traveled overseas with President Donald Trump , and as of Tuesday is still on the job. Speaking of so-called fake news , Trump's White House staffers have at...

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Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Tamir Rice shooting

City officials and the Cleveland Police Department announced that Loehmann would be fired immediately and Garmback will serve a 10-day suspension. The caller noted that the person was "probably a ...

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German SPD leader calls Trump a 'destroyer of all Western values'

In a thinly veiled dig at the Trump administration, Merkel said "protectionist tendencies" were increasing worldwide and this made it necessary to remain open and ensure conditions for negotiations ...

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Baltimore mayor exploring removal of Confederate statues

Baltimore mayor exploring removal of Confederate statues

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh tells (http://bsun.md/2qx3nQd) The Baltimore Sun that the "city does want to remove" the monuments. As many onlookers cheered Friday, a crane hoisted the statue ...

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Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting North Carolina teen, reports say

Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting North Carolina teen, reports say

Anthony Weiner , the disgraced former congressman from NY, pleaded guilty to transferring obscene materials to a minor in a federal court in Manhattan on Friday. In court, Weiner admitted his "des...

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Hiker plummets off cliff while taking selfie with girlfriend at waterfall

Hiker plummets off cliff while taking selfie with girlfriend at waterfall

Friends describe Cade Phophet as the life of the party. Because the water is moving so quickly, search crews may have to wait until Tuesday to start searching underwater. Visitors are encouraged to ...

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TCU at Arkansas Gets Kickoff Time on CBS September 9th

Saturday. Even better, OSU relishes a short trip to a familiar locale where three teams they've played this season - Arkansas, Missouri State and Oral Roberts - all await. For the most part we playe...

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SJSU student found in OR after being kidnapped by stranger

SJSU student found in OR after being kidnapped by stranger

She told authorities that she had run out of gas, and when her vehicle stopped, she ran away into high grass and stayed hidden for an hour or two. Bay Area reports the 22-year-old San Jose Universit...

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Trump acknowledges Portland victims, calls attack 'unacceptable'

Trump acknowledges Portland victims, calls attack 'unacceptable'

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler speak at a news conference after a man fatally stabbed two men Friday on a light-rail train when they tried to stop him from yelling anti-Muslim slurs at two young women, ...

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Donald Trump's Communications Chief resigns

Donald Trump's Communications Chief resigns

Spicer said he thinks the president "is very pleased with his team", but he added, "Ultimately the best messenger is the president himself". The president made it clear that Spicer's and Dubke's job...

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Dayton Signs Bills, Averting Government Shutdown, But Vetoes Legislature's Funding

Dayton Signs Bills, Averting Government Shutdown, But Vetoes Legislature's Funding

But while they traveled the state, they were waiting for Governor Dayton to decide the fate of several spending bills. The governor did veto one item: a pre-emption bill that would prohibit cities f...

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Cannes Film Festival: Sofia Coppola becomes second woman to win best director

Joaquin Phoenix (left) won the best actor and Diane Kruger clinched the best actress . Elle Fanning and Kirsten Dunst also star, and Colin Farrell plays the wounded man. Early reviews of t...

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Brewers fall to Mets on the road

Brewers fall to Mets on the road

Rene Rivera and Michael Conforto each hit an RBI double during a three-run fifth against Matt Garza (2-2). He looked even better than his 2016 self, considering he drove in two runs, one by swing...

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Our relationship with Germany is 'very bad for US'

Our relationship with Germany is 'very bad for US'

But she also highlighted Germany's history of cooperating with India and China in a global world. There are opportunities for German companies in India's infrastructure, defence sectors, railways,...

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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Demands Special Session For Transgender 'Bathroom Bill'

But Rebecca L. Robertson, legal and policy director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas, said "there can be no compromise on discrimination". The disagreement hinges on an arcane process c...

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CBO Score Says AHCA Will Leave 23 Million More Uninsured

CBO Score Says AHCA Will Leave 23 Million More Uninsured

Along with potentially posing a risk to people's health, that could take a financial toll on the industry. Even young, healthy people in these states paying lower premiums under the AHCA could face ...

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Legislator call to ICE on protesters leads to heated argument

On Twitter, Nevarez called Rinaldi " a liar and a hateful man". The chaos began around 11 a.m. EDT Monday on the last day of a bitter legislative session in Austin. "During that time , Poncho told...

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Photo shows GOP congressman standing on office roof while people protest below

Photo shows GOP congressman standing on office roof while people protest below

Moore said that Issa took questions from the protestors and then chose to head to the roof to get a picture of the whole group. Too afraid to come speak with assembled constituents below. Issa, on the...

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A solution for health care

A solution for health care

With unanimous Democratic opposition expected, Republicans holding a 52-48 Senate majority would lose if just three GOP senators oppose their party's plans. If the AHCA passes the Senate in its re...

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Dead after Highway Washes Out Between Iowa, Wisconsin

Dead after Highway Washes Out Between Iowa, Wisconsin

A witness who was a quarter of a mile behind Walleser contacted authorities, according to the Crawford County Sheriff's Department. Both vehicles were headed from the Iowa side towards Wisconsin. The ...

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Former Panama dictator Noriega dies at 83

Former Panama dictator Noriega dies at 83

Writing on Twitter, journalist Jon Lee Anderson said Noriega told him in an interview past year that he had made a mistake in challenging the United States. "He would only say "hello" very respectfull...

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Lawmakers Clash as SB4 Protesters Descend on Texas Capitol

Some waved banners reading "See you in court!" The demonstration continued for several minutes as officers led people out of the chamber peacefully in small groups. Justin Rodriguez said at a news co...

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Michael Dubke, Trump's communications director, quits

Hence, his departure is most likely not going to be interpreted by Republicans as a green light to turn their back on the President. Dubke's exit is expected to be the beginning of a broader staff s...

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Town that denied mosque permit to pay Islamic group $3.25M

Town that denied mosque permit to pay Islamic group $3.25M

Department of Justice, which sued Bernards Township in November 2016. A five-year battle over the proposed construction of a mosque ended Tuesday when a New Jersey town agreed to settle a pair...

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Portland mayor asks federal government to revoke permit for 'alt-right' protest

On Friday afternoon, two men were stabbed to death while trying to help two young women who were being targeted by hate speech. Three other men on the train intervened before police say Christian at...

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Jeopardized Memorial Day Parade Successfully Takes Place in Duluth

Jeopardized Memorial Day Parade Successfully Takes Place in Duluth

To him, it's an emotional time of the year, but being around fellow veterans and friends makes it easier. "I think it's a great opportunity we have now to celebrate the men and women who have given so...

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Severe thunderstorms, isolated tornadoes possible

Severe thunderstorms, isolated tornadoes possible

In addition to Richland and Lexington, other Midlands counties included in the severe thunderstorm watch are Bamberg, Calhoun, Clarendon, Fairfield, Kershaw, Newberry, Orangeburg, Saluda, and Sumter...

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President Trump Criticizes Germany in Tweet Amid Tensions with Merkel

After the summit, Mrs Merkel called the climate talks "very hard, if not to say, very unsatisfactory". Questioned about her comments Tuesday, Merkel reiterated her stance: "the discussions with th...

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Supreme Court tightens rules on where companies can be sued

A federal appeals court ruled that the deputies were liable because they provoked a violent confrontation by entering the shack without a warrant. Justice Neil Gorsuch was not on the court when it...

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