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MSNBC's Ali Velshi Introduces Ossoff as 'Congressman-to-Be'

MSNBC's Ali Velshi Introduces Ossoff as 'Congressman-to-Be'

What's interesting about Trump's seeming strategy to make the race a referendum on his first 89 days as president is that this district isn't exactly Trump territory. An Ossoff win would not tip the b...

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Costly Error Dooms the Rays against Boston

That allowed the Red Sox to intentionally walk third baseman Evan Longoria and create force outs at all four bases and the double-play opportunity. "Frustrating loss", said Kevin Cash . Some of ...

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Theresa May Announces Early Elections on June 8

Tim Farron says the Liberal Democrats will be putting the UK's membership of the European Union single market "front and centre" of their general election campaign. "So we need a General Election and...

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Kenyans sweep Marathon on a good day for US runners

Already a silver medalist and US record-holder in the 10,000 meters, he ran the fastest marathon time ever for an American in the Summer Games: 2 hours, 10 minutes, 5 seconds. MEB'S FAREWELLKeflezighi...

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United States attack on Syria shows Trump lacks coherent foreign policy, experts say

Moscow considers the US missile strike as an "aggression against a sovereign state" under a far-fetched pretext, saying it violates worldwide law, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday. "He...

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May seeks British election June 8

The implications for Brexit are slightly different in the event that Labour wins the election. Our opponents believe, because our majority is so small, that our resolve will weaken and they can fo...

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Georgia Votes in Closely Watched Special Election

And Democrats are hopeful that a win there could send a national message that they could retake the House in 2018. And no special election in a congressional district predicts the future, so nothing...

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Future threats demand Serbia, US cooperate on counterterrorism: US senator

Future threats demand Serbia, US cooperate on counterterrorism: US senator

Almost two decades after the Kosovo war, relations between Serbia and the ethnic Albanian-majority government in Kosovo remain strained. He will also visit Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo to "reaffirm ...

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Here are the winners of the 2017 Boston Marathon

Here are the winners of the 2017 Boston Marathon

He plans one more run in NY before retiring from competitive racing. Hayle gave Ethiopia its first-ever sweep past year when he pulled away from countryman and two-time champion (2013, 2015) Lelisa ...

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Pence to talk North Korea crisis in Japan

Pence to talk North Korea crisis in Japan

His national security adviser HR McMaster said the United States would rely on its allies as well as Chinese leadership to resolve the issues with North Korea . As tensions escalate over North Kor...

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Pope Francis denounces 'vile' Syria attacks in Easter Sunday message

On the Easter Monday public holiday, thousands of Italians and tourists gathered in St. Peter's Square at noon to join the pope for the Easter-season Marian prayer, which begins, "Queen of heaven, rej...

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Pence reassures Japan as North Korea threatens 'weekly' tests

Vice President Mike Pence shake hands prior to a luncheon hosted by Abe at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo , April 18, 2017. Trump campaigned for office on an "America First" pla...

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Criticism of Turkey's electoral board 'politically motivated', minister says

Criticism of Turkey's electoral board 'politically motivated', minister says

This led to a protest by the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), which said it would contest the count and complain about other violations during the vote. Preliminary results suggested t...

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Theresa May calls snap General Election on June 8

In a surprise reversal , United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday called for an early general election June 8 in an attempt to weaken the opposition to her government's Brexit plans. "O...

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First lady Melania to move into White House

First lady Melania to move into White House

Barack Obama's policy included exceptions for "sensitive" meetings, including those that raised national security concerns. One such case involves Michael Catanzaro, who serves as the top White Hou...

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U.S. officials blame Russian inaction for poison gas attack in Syria

The move was in response to the suspected chemical weapons attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun which killed 87 people according to the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights. Iran and Russia...

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British Prime Minister calls for early general election

Unelected PM Theresa May has surprised us all by announcing this morning that there'll be a general election on the 8th of June. The British currency, which had weakened before the announcement, was...

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Appealing for calm, China says US wants talks on North Korea

Appealing for calm, China says US wants talks on North Korea

Pence was having lunch with Abe at the prime minister's official residence after arriving in Japan earlier in the day for the second stop of a 10-day Asia tour. He recalled that the US and South Korea...

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French police thwart terror attack days before election

Feki said security precautions had been put in place to ensure the campaign, the candidates and their main headquarters were safe ahead of the election. "We can not fight the terrorism that weighs on ...

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Trump hits back at tax protests, asks 'who paid' for rallies

Trump hits back at tax protests, asks 'who paid' for rallies

Documents from Trump's 2005 federal tax returns, obtained by investigative reporter David Cay Johnston, showed the president paid $38 million in taxes on income of more than $150 million. Mr. Trump ha...

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Flint's mayor to recommend water source after lead crisi

Flint's mayor to recommend water source after lead crisi

Flint's mayor is recommending that the MI city continue getting its drinking water from a Detroit-area system on the long term, following a crisis that left the supply contaminated with lead. But she ...

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Archaeologists discover trove of ancient Egyptian artifacts

Archaeologists discover trove of ancient Egyptian artifacts

The Valley of the Kings was the main place of burial for pharoahs and noblemen for almost 500 years, until the 11th Century BC. Excavations continue to reveal the tomb's secrets, with an inner chamb...

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PM Theresa May seeks snap election on 8 June

But May said Tuesday she had "reluctantly" changed her mind. "We need a general election and we need one now ..." By midday trading in London , it was trading 0.7 percent higher at $1.2658. Prime M...

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Trump records robocall in Georgia congressional race

Trump records robocall in Georgia congressional race

The Congressional seat is open because President Trump selected its previous Congressman Tom Price to head the Department of Health and Human Services, leaving wide open a key red seat, prime for the ...

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Iraqi forces fight door-to-door in Mosul as battles enters seventh month

MOSUL, Iraq, April 17 ( Reuters ) - Iraqi forces gained ground in door-to-door fighting in the Old City of Mosul, a military spokesman said on Monday, as the US -backed offensive to capture Islamic ...

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Pound falls amid growing UK election speculation

It sent the pound up 0.1% against the U.S. dollar to 1.257, recovering from a 0.3% drop just an hour earlier. The nature of the UK's break from the European Union will, of course, have significant imp...

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Almost half a million Iraqis have fled Mosul fighting

The military is now involved in an offensive in the more densely-populated western Mosul where more than half of the area has been retaken. The soldiers are from C Battery, 2nd Battalion, 319th Airbor...

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China says US wants diplomatic solution to N. Korea standoff

China says US wants diplomatic solution to N. Korea standoff

Trump himself appeared to reinforce the stern USA message at the White House, replying "Gotta behave" when a CNN reporter asked what message he had for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. TIMBER TRUCKS...

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Trump Suggests Tax March Demonstrators Were Paid

Trump Suggests Tax March Demonstrators Were Paid

And Saturday's nationwide protests on Saturday, April 15 - typically tax day, although not this year - spurred Trump's presidential motorcade to avoid protesters in West Palm Beach, Florida. "I won", ...

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Iran boosts natural gas production from underwater field

Iran boosts natural gas production from underwater field

Iran's total gas production is 885 million cubic metres per day. On the occasion of the Army National Day, Rouhani said that Iranian armed forces are much more prepared than any time else but the...

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