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Montana voters cast ballots day after candidate cited for assault

Guardian reporter, Ben Jacobs tried to get Gianforte to answer a question about the GOP health care bill when the candidate allegedly exploded on him. Gianforte was later charged with misdeme...

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San Diego Congress Members Blast Cuts in Trump's First Official Budget

US President Donald Trump boards the Air Force One to Brussels, at the end of a 2-day visit to Italy including a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican, at Rome's Fiumicino worldwide airport, Wedn...

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Arrested In Sex-Trafficking Ring With Las Vegas Ties

Arrested In Sex-Trafficking Ring With Las Vegas Ties

Those charged include house bosses in Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas and Austin, Texas. "The complexities of this organization represent the lengths to which criminals will go to profit off of human b...

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Kansas House advances bill to boost school aid

The bill would then go back to the House, when the chamber will have to decide whether to appoint its own five negotiators. A repeal of Obamacare was one of Trump's leading campaign promises past ye...

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Senate confirms Trump's appeals court judge pick on party lines

Senate confirms Trump's appeals court judge pick on party lines

Republicans said the judge is a good example of the kind of picks Trump should make. A federal district judge in Kentucky since 2008, he was on Trump's short list during the campaign of possible U...

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Expansion of ban on larger electronics on airlines likely

Expansion of ban on larger electronics on airlines likely

Airport and DHS officials worry about the workload increase for security personnel that would be necessary if the prohibition against electronics is extended to all inbound flights to the U.S. USA an...

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SEC Baseball Tournament Day 3: Results, recaps, scores, updates

SEC Baseball Tournament Day 3: Results, recaps, scores, updates

Lange was marvelous once again as he threw his second shutout of the season and the third of his career. Meanwhile, Hjelle left after five innings with a unusual triple double - 10 runs and 11 hits ...

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LSU beats Kentucky 10-0 at SEC Tournament

Pilkington struck out six and walked two. Josh Smith doubled to right before a Beau Jordan ground out scored Coomes. Looking to sustain momentum gained from a seven-game win streak, 10 seed Missouri...

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Appeals court rules against President Trump's revised travel ban

A federal appeals court on Thursday left in place the freeze on President Donald Trump's revised entry ban, handing the administration another legal setback in its efforts to block the issuance of...

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Montana GOP candidate allegedly 'body slams' reporter

The incident has drawn extra attention to the race to replace Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke , considered a bellwether, in its final hours. Gianforte's Democratic opponent Rob Quist heard about th...

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Texas Senate looks to resurrect bathroom, property tax bills

Texas Senate looks to resurrect bathroom, property tax bills

Its two March reports on earlier versions of the bill projected it would leave 24 million additional people uninsured in a decade, a mammoth number that pushed Republicans onto the defensive. Th...

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Donald Trump's crimes and cover-ups

Donald Trump's crimes and cover-ups

Without prejudging the outcome of Mueller's investigations, we would urge the president going forward to refrain from any conduct that could be construed as an attempt to influence investigations that...

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USA congressional candidate in Montana charged with assaulting reporter

USA congressional candidate in Montana charged with assaulting reporter

On Wednesday, Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs attempted to ask Gianforte about the Congressional Budget Office's report saying that the Republican healthcare plan that passed the House of Representat...

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Pleased to meet Nawaz Sharif: Donald Trump

Despite the president's claim, White House aides have tried to play down expectations for significant progress on the peace process during Trump's stop. Trump brought with him a $ 110 billion arms ...

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Manchester Arena blast: police officer among those killed by Salman Abedi

Prime Minister Theresa May said the operation had been authorised by Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon at the request of the police after experts at the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) r...

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House Republican health care bill will leave 51 million uninsured in 2026

As part of that strategy, the bill would allow states to request "waivers" from the present mandates on insurance companies - but the analysis, by the Congressional Budget Office , said that might r...

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Trump's budget plan hits poor people hard

Trump's budget plan hits poor people hard

Mulvaney, whose job is to produce the executive branch's budget recommendations and evaluate financial efficiency of federal programs, is one of four top administration officials who were scheduled to...

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Tenn. lawmakers debate morality of President Trump's first budget

Tenn. lawmakers debate morality of President Trump's first budget

Trump's own base of political support also could be undermined. Mark Sanford , R-S.C., a deficit hawk who said Trump's vision makes a great deal of economic assumptions. "We need people to go to wo...

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Under US Republican bill, 23 million would lose health coverage - watchdog

They also downplayed how many with health insurance would get relief from their skyrocketing premiums. Lawmakers have had to contend with supporting a bill that would strip away coverage from so m...

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Ryan: Gianforte should apologize for allegedly body-slamming Guardian reporter

On Capitol Hill , Republican Rep. Steve Russell of Oklahoma cast blame on both sides after the incident in Montana . "Someone feels when reporters have no decorum, no sense of restraint, no sense ...

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White House to pay insurers while Obamacare case kept on ice

As the Trump administration continues to deal with controversy involving Russian Federation and with GOP lawmakers on Capitol Hill poised to fumble on the Obamacare repeal and other key promises to ...

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Possible tornado damage reported in Yadkin, Stokes, and Davie counties

Possible tornado damage reported in Yadkin, Stokes, and Davie counties

Storm damage also was reported in Stokes County, including at YMCA Camp Hanes, multiple mobile homes near King and in the Francisco and Collinstown communities. Unlike hurricanes, the wind speeds of t...

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Trump budget could cost Idaho schools $16.1 million

Trump budget could cost Idaho schools $16.1 million

Trump's budget cuts, which are only recommendations to Congress, would impose steep cuts to the education, health, agriculture, state, treasury and commerce departments, as well as the Environmental P...

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Sen. Blumenthal Blasts House Republican Health Care Bill

Democrats also blasted the bill and said the CBO report proved it would be catastrophic for millions of people who would lose health insurance. The CBO issued two reports on earlier versions...

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Top Democrat says Flynn subpoena coming

Top Democrat says Flynn subpoena coming

Rep. Adam Schiff , a California Democrat, also said investigators are seeking any audio recordings maintained by President Donald Trump of his private meetings in the White House and any memos main...

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A Brief History of Politicians Body-Slamming Journalists

The local sheriff's office charged Gianforte with misdemeanor assault . He attacked those who might defend "someone assaulting a reporter because 'duh lubrul media lies'". A statement from Nat...

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Congressman and former MMA fighter weighs in on reporter 'body slam'

Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin said Gianforte was charged with a misdemeanor instead of a felony because no weapon was used and Jacobs was not seriously injured. The top three outside spender...

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Million Would Lose Health Insurance Under GOP Bill

That's according to analysis released by the Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday. Republicans in the Senate are tired of the bill passed by the House, and are seeking to craft their...

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Greg Gianforte, a GOP Congressional Candidate, "Body-Slammed" a Reporter Last Night

FILE - In this March 11, 2017, file photo, Mark Wicks, standing, addresses Montana Libertarians gathering for their party's nominating convention in Helena, Mont. Voters lean Republican and prefer ico...

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Senate intel panel subpoenas two Flynn businesses in Russian Federation probe

He is expected to plead the fifth , invoking his right against self-incrimination to avoid turning over the documents. "What I was very concerned about.is the subsequent releases of what appears to...

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