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House tax-law writer downplays differences

House tax-law writer downplays differences

Republican Sen. Joni Ernst, explained that a total repeal of Obamacare would require 60 votes under Senate rules, leaving republicans eight votes short. Trump tweeted about the health-care legisl...

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United States spelling bee features youngest competitor, new tie breaker

Edith impressed her parents by correctly spelling "restaurant" - a word she had never been taught. In Georgia, the word most searched for was "gray". The tiebreaker test will begin at 6 p.m. EDT and...

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White House pushes back on Russia allegations

Dubke's last day as White House communications director has not been set yet, officials said. Dubke, 47, resigned on May 18, but agreed to stay on until President Trump returned from his first o...

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Trump says he will announce decision on Paris climate agreement Thursday

It was the first legally binding global climate deal. Trump last week tweeted on Saturday he'd have a decision this week. All that said , Elon Musk earlier today took to Twitter again and r...

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Portland train suspect: 'I hope everyone I stabbed died'

After several attempts to get Christian to calm down, he made a sudden move in the direction of victim Taliesin Namkai-Meche, who responded by standing up. Three other men on the train intervened be...

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Prognosis poor for GOP health care plan

Riley said . "If you buy a bike it will cost you less than a auto". Providing health insurance to more people, then, requires more money. "Such a market would be similar to the nongroup market befo...

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Clinton says false stories on Facebook helped Trump win election

During the talk, she also attached plenty of responsibility to alleged Russian hacking of her campaign chairman's emails, which she repeatedly suggested required the support of someone connected to th...

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Trump Expected To Pull US From Paris Climate Accord, Official Says

Trump Expected To Pull US From Paris Climate Accord, Official Says

In South Florida, a withdrawal from the plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could leave city and state governments on their own as their communities flood, said Jennifer Jurado, chief climate ...

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Cleveland Police Fire Officer Who Shot Tamir Rice

Cleveland Police Fire Officer Who Shot Tamir Rice

We have to go through our process. "We believe we've come to a fair conclusion through this process". Officer Timothy Loehmann , who fatally shot Rice three years ago, was sacked for inaccurate det...

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White House official: President Trump plans to pull US from Paris deal

White House official: President Trump plans to pull US from Paris deal

President Donald Trump has declared that abandoning the Paris climate agreement would be a victory for the American economy. "We certainly will be at the table", she said , "playing a leadership r...

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Kickoff Times Announced For Three Clemson Games

Kickoff Times Announced For Three Clemson Games

The Orange's September 9 game against Middle Tennessee State will kick at 3:30 p.m., as will the September 16 game against Central Michigan. In Week 2, SU hosts Middle Tennessee State on Saturday,...

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Trump may pull out of climate accord

The upcoming decision is a victory for hardliners such as senior White House adviser Stephen Bannon, who argued that the deal would hobble the US economy and Trump's energy agenda, and a defeat for ...

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President Trump To Mark Memorial Day With Visit To Arlington National Cemetery

President Trump To Mark Memorial Day With Visit To Arlington National Cemetery

It was a rare break from the controversy-filled days of Trump's presidency so far. Bob Dole , who sat in the audience at today's ceremony, thanking him for his service in World War II. Trump stopped ...

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Dispute erupts over House panel subpoenas for CIA, FBI

President Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has been subpoenaed by the House Intelligence Committee as part of their investigation into Russia's influence on the 2016 presidential election ....

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"Bathroom bill" continues to bedevil Texas politics

The Texas Medical Board is among those hanging in the balance. The bill by Austin Democratic Senator Kirk Watson was given final approval by the Senate on Sunday night 31-0. Agencies under sunse...

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Portland stabbings: Suspect bragged about attack in patrol auto, police say

Portland stabbings: Suspect bragged about attack in patrol auto, police say

Chapman was arrested at a March 4 protest in Berkeley, the birthplace of the US free speech movement in the 1960s that has become a flashpoint for the extreme left and right since Trump's election. Mi...

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Portland Train Stab Survivor Says Remember Harassed Girls: 'They Got Hurt, Too'

Portland Train Stab Survivor Says Remember Harassed Girls: 'They Got Hurt, Too'

Portland stabbing survivor Micah Fletcher was in court May 30 as his alleged attacker Jeremy Christian was arraigned. You got no safe place. "Leave this country if you hate our freedoms" while sitt...

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Trump wants Senate to make things 'fast and easy' for him

That elicited a response from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell who said , "We're not going to do that". The House budget proposal allocates $181 million for teacher raises, sets aside $150 ...

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Change Senate rules to speed up health care, tax reform bills

Democrats have so far shown no enthusiasm about joining in with Republicans on plans that would repeal parts of the ACA or chop tax rates for wealthy Americans. Senators will take up a school finance...

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Family Torn Apart After 6-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot In Mississippi

Family Torn Apart After 6-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot In Mississippi

He was last seen wearing a white tank top shirt, khaki trousers, and black and gold Jordan tennis shoes. Family members gathered at the Kroger parking lot began praising God and pointed to the Faceb...

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Syracuse champ Ava Propper still flawless at Scripps National Spelling Bee

Syracuse champ Ava Propper still flawless at Scripps National Spelling Bee

The Arkansas native has been competing since he was in the fifth grade, according to his biography on the Scripps National Spelling Bee website. After several years of the event ending in a tie, o...

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Alt-Right rally cancelled in Portland, moves to Seattle instead

Alt-Right rally cancelled in Portland, moves to Seattle instead

That's rather ironic considering that the rally is an act of defiance against the actual violence regularly perpetrated by liberal opponents of free speech in places like Berkeley. Police confiscated ...

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'New Mutants' Finds Its Cannonball with 'Stranger Things' Star Charlie Heaton

'New Mutants' Finds Its Cannonball with 'Stranger Things' Star Charlie Heaton

Fox is hoping that New Mutants will put a different spin on the superhero movie genre, much like they did with Logan and Deadpool . Director Josh Boone's adaptation of Marvel Comics ' 1980s ...

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Roger Ailes hit his head one week before he died

Roger Ailes hit his head one week before he died

Former President George H.W. Bush tweeted: "He wasn't ideal, but Roger Ailes was my friend & I loved him". Ailes, who reshaped television news over five decades in the TV and entertainment indus...

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Cleveland police officer who killed Tamir Rice fired after rules violations

Cleveland police officer who killed Tamir Rice fired after rules violations

Tomiko Shine holds up a picture of Tamir Rice during a 2014 protest in Washington, D.C. The police officer who shot and killed the 12-year-old boy, Timothy Loehmann , was sacked Tuesday for answe...

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The Senate Can't Pass Health Care Without This Man

The administration report found that premiums more than doubled since "Obamacare" took effect, but independent experts say it's not an apples-to-apples comparison. Part is rolling back Medicaid ex...

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Trump Tweets (Again) About Changing Senate Filibuster Rules

Republicans have signaled that they want to pass a health-care bill before they move on to tax reform. Republicans have instead opted to try to pass tax reform and health care through a process know...

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Feds still committed to Paris Accord, environment minister says

Canada remains committed to the Paris Accord , the federal environment minister said Wednesday, amid concerns that the US will walk away from the landmark global climate agreement . But Cohn, Trum...

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Trial set to begin for man accused of sexually assaulting

Trial set to begin for man accused of sexually assaulting "gifted" girls

The jury also saw ithe inside and outside of Kaplan's home . The 52-year-old Lower Southampton man faces multiple counts each of child rape, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, agg...

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Donald Trump Withdraws From Paris Climate Deal - Celebs React

Donald Trump Withdraws From Paris Climate Deal - Celebs React

Despite signals from the White House the president was moving closer to withdrawing from the agreement, it was still unclear how the United States would do so. Scott Pruitt , Donald Trump's head...

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