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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 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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Time dwindling for major successes on GOP legislative agenda

Time dwindling for major successes on GOP legislative agenda

Top Republicans in the GOP-controlled Legislature felt compelled to consider a bill dealing with hospitals after Brownback proposed last month that the cash-strapped state spend $24 million over two y...

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Competing Rallies in Portland Following Fatal Stabbings

Three men were stabbed, two of them fatally. Riot police turned out in force in downtown Portland on Sunday to maintain order as supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump faced off in d...

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Off-duty officer critically injured in Detroit shootout

Off-duty officer critically injured in Detroit shootout

Police say a gunman tried to rob the officer after he left a store around 11 p.m. and that's when the officer opened fire, shooting the suspect. He is a 27-year-old who has been with the department ...

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ISIS claims responsibility for London attacks, says its 'soldiers' carried them out

Trump said he had spoken with British Prime Minister Theresa May to express America's "unwavering support" and offer US assistance as the British government works to protect its citizens and brin...

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California governor says climate cooperation with China "imperative" — Interview

The three founding states represent over one-fifth of the nation's Gross Domestic Product. Will the World Trade Organisation and the United Nations be next as this presidential wrecking ball carves ...

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PM calls for giving boost to India-France ties

Macron said he planned a visit to India before year-end for a first summit of the International Solar Alliance, an initiative launched by New Delhi and Paris during the Paris climate talks...

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Kellyanne Conway Spars With 'Today' Hosts Over America's 'Obsession' With Trump's Tweets

Kellyanne Conway Spars With 'Today' Hosts Over America's 'Obsession' With Trump's Tweets

Told by Guthrie that Trump's false claim about Khan was his "first tweet " - it was actually his fifth, following a retweet of the Drudge Report, a push for his contested "travel ban", a pledge of su...

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NC House gives tentative approval to budget

NC House gives tentative approval to budget

The Senate is debating a $11.8 billion, two-year budget plan crafted by its Finance Committee. Almost a month after the House passed its version of the health care bill, 13 GOP senators have had w...

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