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Health care on Senate Republicans' Agenda

In addition, the current plan is to have the bill deal exclusively with budgetary matters so it can pass the Senate with a simple majority and avoid a filibuster, which limits the scope of what it c...

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Smirnoff Vodka takes swipe at Donald Trump's Russian woes in ad campaign

The ad, which already appears at bus stops and on billboards, says, "Made in America, but we'd be happy to talk about our ties to Russian Federation under oath". Smirnoff is bringing the Russian Feder...

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Orlando marks 1-year anniversary of Pulse massacre

Orlando marks 1-year anniversary of Pulse massacre

In the early hours on Sunday 12 June 2016, one of the worst mass shootings in modern United States history was committed, at Pulse nightclub . A visitor stands at the memorial to the victims of the...

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'Angels' join vigil for 49 Pulse victims

'Angels' join vigil for 49 Pulse victims

As Americans, let us recognize Orlando United Day by putting aside that which divides us and rededicating ourselves to treating one another with the love and respect we all deserve. Survivors and ...

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Maryland, DC attorneys general suing Trump

Maryland, DC attorneys general suing Trump

Laurence Tribe, professor of constitutional law at Harvard Law School, told NPR the two attorneys general are "saying that they're being adversely affected by the president's violation of the Emolumen...

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Afghan commando kills 3 United States soldiers

Army. The so-called "friendly fire" incident occurred overnight, during a raid in Afghanistan's restive Helmand province , the United States military command in Kabul said in a statement. In New...

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Trump Tax Return Matter Included in State Anti-Corruption Case

Constitution. The suit argues that Maryland the District of Columbia have been harmed by Trump's ongoing ownership. "He adds the two officials are seeking to serve as a "check and balance" again...

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Trump faces new lawsuit over business empire

But the two attorneys general say he's broken that promise. " He doesn't appear to understand or care about these violations of the Constitution, the Constitution that he swore to uphold and protect...

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Stanley Cup: Penguins win the Cup in 6

Stanley Cup: Penguins win the Cup in 6

The Penguins may have won the 2017 Stanley Cup Final on Sunday night in Game 6, but on Monday morning, NBC is doing some celebrating of its own. In becoming the first team since the 1997-98 Detro...

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The internet searches for the meaning of 'covfefe'

The internet searches for the meaning of 'covfefe'

Trump's tweet (which has since been deleted ) quickly spurred mockery online. The only great thing President Donald Trump has given the world since his election is comedy gold. Debates sprang up ...

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Services to mark 1 year since 49 killed in Orlando gay club

Services to mark 1 year since 49 killed in Orlando gay club

Actress Glenn Close says she feels some people have grown more tolerant in the past year, but others haven't. "After Pulse, I understood the cost to our freedoms as well, as our very right to assemb...

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Maryland, DC attorneys general sue Trump over business ties

The attorneys general say Trump has violated the domestic and foreign emolument clauses of the US Constitution, which bar elected officials from accepting payments and other gifts from outside entitie...

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'American Idol': Oakland is on the 19-city audition tour

'American Idol': Oakland is on the 19-city audition tour

The new season will feature pop star Katy Perry as a judge. " American Idol " is returning to television after 15 seasons on Fox. Other stops on the " American Idol " bus tour include Atlanta, Bos...

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Hearing underway for frat brothers in Penn St pledge's death

Hearing underway for frat brothers in Penn St pledge's death

The hearing being held today will determine if there is enough evidence for the case to head to trial. The grand jury report said that rush chairman Ems, 20, was seen by a witness near a station whe...

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Montana congressman-elect pleads guilty to assaulting a reporter

Republican Greg Gianforte speaks to supporters after winning Montana's open congressional seat, defeating Democrat Rob Quist, in Bozeman, Mont., May 25, 2017. Gianforte, according to Jacobs at the t...

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Truth-teller Trump: Comey lied

Trump said there was "no collusion, no obstruction" and that " Comey's a leaker ". "Who would ask a man to pledge allegiance under oath?" "You and I both know my father a long time . Moments la...

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9-year-old boy missing after fire killed 1 in Florida home

9-year-old boy missing after fire killed 1 in Florida home

Sebastian Meachum was reported missing after a deadly house fire in Brevard County earlier in the day. Deputies said Monday afternoon that a child had been found dead inside the home. The boat was...

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Topeka weather for Monday, June 12, 2017: Hot and windy today

Topeka weather for Monday, June 12, 2017: Hot and windy today

Next weekend will be typical for Father's Day weekend with highs in the upper 80s and a few, mainly PM, showers or storms each day. Mostly clear skies will follow into tonight , with a low around 67....

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In Cincinnati Trump calls on Democrats to help rebuild United States infrastructure

But Ohio only has 88 counties. He also didn't directly mention the hottest topic in Washington right now - the anticipated testimony of fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey that ...

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Donald Trump Slams 'Very Cowardly' Comey for 'Totally Illegal' Leak

The House requested Comey and the White House provide the records, including tapes if they exist, by June 23. " James Comey confirmed a lot of what I said, and some of the things he said just wer...

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'100 per cent' willing to testify over Comey conversations: Donald Trump

'100 per cent' willing to testify over Comey conversations: Donald Trump

Feinstein also asked Comey why he didn't challenge the president defending his former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, when he believed that Trump was urging him to drop the investigation. Her...

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Time to Get US Air Traffic Control Out of the 1960s

U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster stood over President Donald Trump's left shoulder Monday as the president signed a decision memorandum and letter to Congress that establish a framework for privatizing the na...

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Intel Chiefs Stonewall Committee's Trump-Russia Questions

Intel Chiefs Stonewall Committee's Trump-Russia Questions

Both answered in broad terms. While the intended focus of Wednesday's hearing is the foreign intelligence surveillance law, other senators have said they plan to question Coats, Rogers , Acting FBI...

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Services to mark year since Orlando gay club massacre

Services to mark year since Orlando gay club massacre

No heels, no makeup, no earrings. "Our story needs to be told again and again and again", she said. We are being people who just want to fight with someone who is different than we are. He said ...

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Penguins put Predators in Pekka trouble: Arthur

Penguins put Predators in Pekka trouble: Arthur

We score one, we don't stop. Even if you subtract the own goals, the Preds' star stopper is really fighting the puck. But the biggest takeaway on this night was that the Penguins are the most explos...

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Trump accuses Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

But we were very, very happy and, frankly, James Comey confirmed a lot of what I said . The Justice Department later appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel overseei...

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Cosby lawyers seek to paint accuser as opportunist

Cosby lawyers seek to paint accuser as opportunist

Constand broke her long silence on Tuesday in court with a graphic account of the night she was allegedly drugged and sexually assaulted by Bill Cosby . "She could go to school", he said. She added...

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May brings back foe, aiming to unite party before Brexit

Several newspapers said Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was being urged by supporters to launch a leadership challenge, but he dismissed the reports as "tripe" in a tweet saying he was backing May. ...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions agrees to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Sen. Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican and another member of the Judiciary Committee, said both Sessions and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch should appear. In March, Mr. Sessions remov...

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" "Trump calls Comey "leaks" of memos "'cowardly'"

He said Comey said a lot of "concerning things" during his testimony , but he doesn't know whether Trump's actions rise to the level of obstruction of justice . Mueller's inquiry may also now incl...

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