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President Trump signs spending measure, keeping government open

Standing on principle, Simpson said he voted to repeal Obamacare on Thursday to keep his promises. It's unlikely that this slapdash and morally monstrous bill will be able to pass the Senate, even i...

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Disaster response a priority in 1st PH-US Balikatan under Duterte

Disaster response a priority in 1st PH-US Balikatan under Duterte

US ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim and US Marines Lieutenant General Lawrence Nicholson were at the opening ceremony of Balikatan 2017 on Monday, May 8, and spoke of the need to continue traini...

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Nigerian schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram arrive in nation's capital

Nigerian schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram arrive in nation's capital

EIGHTY-TWO of over 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria in 2014 arrived in Abuja yesterday after a prisoner swap deal secured their release. "(Given) our long historical inde...

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Washington considering new sanctions on N. Korea if needed: Tillerson

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Patrick Murphy said Tillerson urged ASEAN members to consider cutting or downgrading diplomatic relations with Pyongyang to limit financial transactions under dip...

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Team by team analysis of the Russian Grand Prix

It is not that simple this year. "I can't remember having as hard a weekend", Hamilton told reporters following his fourth-place finish. "Lewis was one of the first to congratulate Valtteri on his f...

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Jail staffers cut off water to black inmate for 7 days: Prosecutors

Jail staffers cut off water to black inmate for 7 days: Prosecutors

The log says Lt. Crystalina Montano ordered that, but on the stand she said she didn't know if that happened. The six-person jury returned its recommendation just a few hours after hearing morning t...

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Jurgen Klopp unhappy with quality of "really dry" Anfield pitch

I spoke immediately after the game to the boys - I cannot and don't want to take away the disappointment, but what I can say is that we have one point more than before. 'You saw what they did (with ...

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Liverpool's top-four hopes suffer blow

Liverpool's top-four hopes suffer blow

Former Liverpool striker Dean Saunders says if he was Manolo Gabbiadini he would not have wanted to play for Southampton at Anfield, due to the Saints' ultra defensive style of play. "As everyone ...

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US citizen detained in North Korea

Kim Hak-song had been working at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) before he was arrested on Saturday. Few details on Kim Hak-song or his arrest were immediately available. t...

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Trump delivers campaign-like speech to NRA crowd

Trump delivers campaign-like speech to NRA crowd

On Friday, President Donald Trump spoke at the National Rifle Association's (NRA) annual leadership forum. "No longer will the government be trying to undermine your rights and freedoms as Americans",...

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Bromwich and Proctor dropped from World Cup campaign consideration

Bromwich and Proctor dropped from World Cup campaign consideration

Proctor was the first to fall on his sword today after relinquishing the captaincy at the Titans while Bromwich has given up the New Zealand captaincy, his role in the Storm's leadership group, as wel...

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At NRA Conference, Trump Bathes Audience In Conservative Shout-Outs

At NRA Conference, Trump Bathes Audience In Conservative Shout-Outs

Chris Cox, executive director of the NRA's lobbying arm, praised Trump, calling him the "most proudly pro-gun presidential candidate" in history. "I have a feeling that in the next election you're...

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Two in three adults face mental health problems

Two in three adults face mental health problems

The party has said they are concerned that "vulnerable people are being subject to detention, including in police cells, unnecessarily" as numbers have risen of those detained or sectioned under the ...

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Major Accident Averted: Two Jet Airways Aircraft Collide At IGI, Grounded

Major Accident Averted: Two Jet Airways Aircraft Collide At IGI, Grounded

One plane belonged to Air India while the other belonged to Indigo Airlines. Jet Airways are yet to issue an official statement over the incident. "Initial probe has revealed that the flight to Sr...

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Minor collision between two Jet Airways aircraft at IGI, grounded

Minor collision between two Jet Airways aircraft at IGI, grounded

According to a Jet Airways spokesperson, the two Jet Airways aircraft - operating flight 9W 603 from Delhi-Srinagar and 9W 730 from Delhi-Patna - were involved in a ground incident during taxi, while ...

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Swiss, Belgian media: Polls show French backing Macron

The centrist's emphatic victory, which also smashed the dominance of France's mainstream parties, will bring huge relief to European allies who had feared another populist upheaval to follow Britain's...

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Trump warns North Korea's missiles will become more risky

Trump warns North Korea's missiles will become more risky

And he was able to do it. When discussing North Korea, Trump said Pyongyang can't be allowed to possess more capable ballistic missiles, with the regime continuing its push to acquire a nuclear-tipped...

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President Trump's Words Were Again Used Against Him in Sanctuary City Ruling

President Trump's Words Were Again Used Against Him in Sanctuary City Ruling

The ruling from Judge Orrick said Mr Trump's order targeted broad categories of federal funding for sanctuary governments and that plaintiffs challenging the order were likely to succeed in provin...

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Corruption charges against Arvind Kejriwal 'deeply saddening': Anna Hazare

Although, reacting to the allegations, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said they were so absurd that they did not merit any response. "There is no substance in this allegation". But he had kept...

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Trump meets Australia's Turnbull, says spat 'all worked out'

Australia's government provides nationalized health care, and the country spends about half as much as the USA does to provide it. In 2014, its primarily government-funded system ranked sixth out ...

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Hungary still defiant on US university after Brussels summit

Hungary still defiant on US university after Brussels summit

The commission believes it could infringe on European rights to provide services, but also rights regarding academic freedom and the right to an education. EU Commission First Vice-President Frans Tim...

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'Deeply moved' Trump commemorates Holocaust at Capitol

Presidential adviser and first daughter Ivanka Trump, who converted to Judaism before marrying Jared Kushner, said in a White House statement that world leaders should pledge to ensure that "genocid...

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From the National Weather Service

From the National Weather Service

Southwest wind 10 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 25 miles per hour. "First Alert Weather Day" remains in effect as a strong low pressure system brings heavy rain and possibly severe thu...

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Marco Silva: Hull players were too tense in Sunderland defeat

Both of Sunderland's goals came off of set pieces, leaving Hull manager Marco Silva frustrated after the match. "We didn't play well but we didn't deserve this result". "Shawn has scored 31 goal...

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Atheist group sues Trump over 'religious liberty' executive order

After President Trump signed an executive order on Thursday allowing religious institutions more freedom in political matters - it's brought some mixed emotion to the Tennessee Valley. "The tax exem...

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Syria: Rebels storm out as 'safe zones' plan signed

Syria: Rebels storm out as 'safe zones' plan signed

Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and General Valery Gerasimov chatted on the phone hours after a new Syria ceasefire plan creating "de-escalation" zones went into effect with the b...

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German polls: Merkel party leads in local vote

German polls: Merkel party leads in local vote

The Greens, who are polling strongly in Schleswig-Holstein thanks to popular regional leadership, are weak in national polls - and also in North Rhine-Westphalia, where they are Social Democratic gove...

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UConn: Navy SEAL killed in Somalia was 2001 grad, athlete

He was assigned to an East Coast based special warfare unit. Milliken was killed and two others were wounded when they were attacked while on a mission, according to US Africa Command. The fighter...

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European Union leaders show 'unity' announcing the bloc's Brexit negotiating stance

European Union leaders show 'unity' announcing the bloc's Brexit negotiating stance

French President Francois Hollande said "the aim of the summit is unity", and "there will inevitably be a price and a cost for Britain". Future relations between Ireland and Britain, including how...

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US Government Warns Of Additional Venezuela Sanctions

US Government Warns Of Additional Venezuela Sanctions

A rally in Caracas began peacefully before masked youths hurled rocks and fire bombs as they took part in a march of thousands towards parliament. The death from just over a month of political unr...

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