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Trump tries to boost legislative agenda in Congress

Preliminary approval came late Thursday after several hours of debate. But a dozen Democrats still joined almost all Republicans in voting for the plan. Though all signs pointed in that direction, Hou...

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Disgruntled ex-worker killed 5, then himself: Orange County Sheriff

Police are investigating a "multiple fatality" shooting at a business headquarters in Orlando, Florida , according to Capt. Angelo Nieves with the Orange County Sheriff's Office. This comes just ne...

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Cerner scores VA EHR system contract

Cerner scores VA EHR system contract

Veterans Affairs Department has picked Cerner Corp .to develop its electronic health record system, VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin announced Monday. "The bottom line is we still don't have the abil...

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Off Air with Tony Tone: We need Wonder Woman!

Either way, whether the next Wonder Woman movie is another period piece or takes place in a post-Justice League world, we'll be first in line so long as Jenkins returns to direct. It's probably safe...

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Bernie Sanders slams Trump during visit in Berlin

Also , during the presidential election in France, the other key member of the EU, Trump tacitly backed the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and her vocal support to leave the EU. Yesterday, Mr Trump...

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Portland Police Arrest 14 During Rival Protests, Clashes

Portland Police Arrest 14 During Rival Protests, Clashes

Though drawing outrage and sympathy, the deaths in some ways only amplified the issue, again making Portland a magnet for the fight of political extremes. "We wanted to show people that we're not afra...

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Baby killed, sister and mother injured, grandmother at large in Colton stabbing

Baby killed, sister and mother injured, grandmother at large in Colton stabbing

A 6-month-old granddaughter of Darrington Clark was killed, and her sister was critically injured in the Monday morning stabbing. Darrington-Clark is black, early 40s and believed to be driving a 20...

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Shelter-in-place issued in parts of Bucks County

Shelter-in-place issued in parts of Bucks County

Police are still searching for him. For the next 16 hours, police searched the area with dogs and helicopters. "It was kind of scary opening the place this morning" said Meghan Skuse, an employee ...

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President Trump Blasts Justice Department Over 'Watered Down' Travel Ban

The London terror attacks stirred up the issue of the travel ban for Muslims, which US President Donald Trump imposed in an executive order that was overturned by the courts. The one that was pr...

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4 things to expect when ex-FBI director Comey testifies on Russian Federation

4 things to expect when ex-FBI director Comey testifies on Russian Federation

Comey, who was leading the Federal Bureau of Investigation's probe into alleged Russian meddling in last year's United States presidential election, was sacked by Trump last month, four years into h...

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Didion Milling employees attend 'team meeting' following tragic

Didion Milling employees attend 'team meeting' following tragic

The bad news was that two of those who work nights were in comas Thursday afternoon. OSHA has not cited the plant for anything since, the records show. Another body was recovered Thursday. Multiple bu...

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Al Pacino Will Play Joe Paterno in HBO's Film About Jerry Sandusky

Al Pacino Will Play Joe Paterno in HBO's Film About Jerry Sandusky

Seven years ago, Al Pacino and director Barry Levinson collaborated on the HBO TV movie, You Don't Know Jack , with Pacino in the lead as suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian . Pressman and Pacino...

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American UN Ambassador Nikki Haley to visit Israel on Wednesday

On Friday, nobody at the White House was able to say whether Trump believed in climate change. Haley defended Trump's decision saying business could not be run under the kind of regulations im...

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Echoes of disappointment surround lawmakers after IL budget stalemate

Echoes of disappointment surround lawmakers after IL budget stalemate

The Illinois General Assembly ended its annual legislative session last night without agreeing on a budget. After passage in the Senate on May 23, 2017, the bill was sent to the Illinois House of ...

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John Oliver blasts 'egomaniac' Donald Trump for leaving Paris Agreement

Staying in the Paris agreement would assure the USA a major role in developing and profiting from cleaner energy. Because China made a different climate commitment, he thinks it means the US lost ...

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UAE, Saudi Arabia halt white sugar exports to Qatar: Trade sources

UAE, Saudi Arabia halt white sugar exports to Qatar: Trade sources

Read Qatar's full response to Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cutting diplomatic relations. Yemen and Libya have brought the number of Arab nations that chose to sever diplomatic relations w...

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Trump assails Justice Department court strategy on travel ban

In response, Mr Trump tweeted: "We must stop being politically correct and get down to the business of security for our people". "If we don't get smart it will only get worse". Trump's renewed focus...

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Cosby's sex assault trial to begin after years of U.S. allegations

Cosby's sex assault trial to begin after years of U.S. allegations

The jury, Feden said, will hear Constand testify to the events of that encounter. Constand, a former basketball player and coach at his alma mater Temple University , has accused Cosby of drugg...

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Muslims send powerful message of peace after London attack

My thoughts are with the victims and their families. Cassie Ferguson Rowe says her brother, Tyler Ferguson , held her and she died in his arms. They tried everything but weren't able to save her....

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Cleveland leader joins mayor group supporting climate accord

Cleveland leader joins mayor group supporting climate accord

Treece said he would sign on with Climate Mayors, a coalition of USA mayors that in Missouri includes St. Louis and Kansas City. Mayor Jackson said in a video posted to the city's Facebook page th...

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Outrage as Trump targets London mayor after attacks

British Prime Minister May was due to chair a meeting of the government's Cobra security committee later on Sunday. In a statement, her family said: "We grieve the loss of our attractive, loving ...

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Putin on Dinner With Flynn: 'I Didn't Even Really Talk to Him'

Putin on Dinner With Flynn: 'I Didn't Even Really Talk to Him'

During the presidential transition, lots of information from an unknown source was published, information that led Americans to believe that Russian Federation had implicating information on Presid...

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London attacks: Trump vows to protect U.S. from 'vile enemy'

Officials in the United Kingdom say that after the van hit pedestrians on the bridge, three men armed with large knives then fled the scene and started attacking people at bars and restaurants in ...

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Justices affirm ruling striking NC legislative districts

Justices affirm ruling striking NC legislative districts

The Supreme Court's decision leaves open for the lower court to conduct a new hearing on whether the state should have special elections. "(T) he court simply announced that '(w) hile special electi...

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US hackers could have framed Russia, says Vladimir Putin

US hackers could have framed Russia, says Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin insists he has never met with U.S. President Donald Trump and wondered if the American media has "lost its senses". He said if there had been anything interesting...

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Trump announces withdrawal from Paris climate accord

It undermines America's standing in the world and threatens to damage humanity's ability to solve the climate crisis in time. "President Trump isolated the United States with this reckless and indef...

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Christine Archibald of Castlegar identified as Canadian victim in London attack

Saturday night's rampage at a popular nightlife hub around London Bridge by three men wearing fake suicide vests was the third deadly terror attack in Britain in less than three months and came on...

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Gulf rift threatens air travel disruption across region and beyond

Qatar is also due to host the World Cup in 2022. The final straw came when a news report appeared on the official Qatari news agency website two weeks ago, apparently from Qatar's emir, criticising ...

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Former PSU President will do jail time and house arrest

Former PSU President will do jail time and house arrest

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier walks from the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa., on March 24. But Spanier, former athletic director Tim Curley and former vice president G...

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Execution stayed for 75-year-old Alabama inmate

Alabama correctional officials said the 75-year-old inmate was pronounced dead at 12:15 a.m. Friday. Arthur was convicted of murdering Troy Wicker, a riverboat engineer from Muscle Shoals, Ala., i...

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