• McCain: Americans 'stupid' to travel to North Korea
McCain: Americans 'stupid' to travel to North Korea

Warmbier , an American college student who was released by North Korea . Donald Trump has criticised North Korea's "brutal regime" following the death of U.S. this is something we may be able to discuss at a later date when the threat has become even more urgent". "I have never mentioned a dialogue with no preconditions whatsoever", he s...

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  • Schumer, Senate Democrats Ask For Meeting With Republicans About Health Care Bill
Schumer, Senate Democrats Ask For Meeting With Republicans About Health Care Bill

All of the lawmakers singled out by the group except Collins come from states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. They are targeting Sens. The House bill would help some people - the wealthiest Americans who would benefit from a massive tax cut, said Maine's other senator, independent Angus King, in a flo...

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  • NYC fire officials say 2 people injured at construction site
NYC fire officials say 2 people injured at construction site

In a tweeted update at 4:15 p.m., FDNY said two people had been transported to a hospital and that one other person was in the process of being extricated. Fire officials say a load of material that had been placed onto the building's roof caused it to collapse onto the floors below. Fire officials said that neither a crane nor a crane boom col...

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  • Holcomb fire north of Big Bear at 200 acres and growing
Holcomb fire north of Big Bear at 200 acres and growing

Evacuations in Holcomb were voluntary, Big Bear Fire Department officials said. There have been two heat-related injuries, both reported on Monday. A tanker 911, a DC-10, 18 engines, 9 water tenders, 16 hand crews, 8 air tankers, 6 helicopters, 1 bulldozer, and multiple fire-fighter units were called in to stop the spread, ABC7 reported.

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  • Tropical Storm Bret forms in the Atlantic
Tropical Storm Bret forms in the Atlantic

Are the new products too much for the public to handle? A tropical storm warning is in effect from Cameron to the mouth of the Pearl River, according to a Tuesday morning email from Roger Erickson, warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service.

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  • CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey's memos on Trump
CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey's memos on Trump

Witch Hunt", the president wrote on Twitter. Trump's tweet Friday reflected the first official confirmation that he is being investigated by the special counsel for the reasons he fired Comey last month. "Witch Hunt", the president wrote in his tweet. Moscow has denied U.S. intelligence agencies' conclusion that it interfered in last year's...

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  • Whole Foods CEO Says Amazon Deal Was 'Love At First Sight'
Whole Foods CEO Says Amazon Deal Was 'Love At First Sight'

See if the stock goes on to set up another buying opportunity. Maybe we're just new to the industry but according to insiders, mega-grocery mergers sound like where financial M&A meet erotic sexual denial role-playing. In February, a source told The New York Post that "Amazon will utilise technology to minimise labour" at new, machine-automated s...

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  • Luxembourg to increase contributions to climate change body
Luxembourg to increase contributions to climate change body

Another group, called the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda, wrote an open letter to Trump in March, expressing support for the Paris climate agreement. The worldwide body assesses climate change related science, maps climate change and evaluates climate plans of the signatories of the Paris Agreement.

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  • Democrats fear slowdown of Russia sanctions bill in House
Democrats fear slowdown of Russia sanctions bill in House

Rep. Eliot Engel of NY, the committee's top Democrat, says he's concerned that sending the sanctions bill to the committee will give the Trump administration an opportunity to weaken legislation. The bill passed the Senate 98-2 on Thursday. But more intangible factors, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's recent comments on the Iranian ...

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  • Trump affects Virginia primaries, but not as expected
Trump affects Virginia primaries, but not as expected

Among House of Delegates candidates, Del. Polls open at 6 a.m.in many locations, and will be open until 7 p.m. Unofficial results from the state Department of Elections in the Democratic primary, with 99.9 percent of districts reporting, were Northam, 303,051 (55.9 percent); Perriello, 239,028 (44.1 percent).

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  • Democratic Resistance to GOP Senate Health Care Push Takes Shape
Democratic Resistance to GOP Senate Health Care Push Takes Shape

Prior to House vote on the GOP health care bill in May, Pelosi slammed Republicans for "maliciously [.] attempting to destroy health care", adding that "America [.] will find out that their congressperson voted to take away their health care".

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  • Supreme Court takes up major gerrymandering case
Supreme Court takes up major gerrymandering case

Some suggest the most extreme examples of partisan gerrymandering can be found in states like MI, where Republicans have maintained majorities in the congressional delegation and the state legislature even though Democrats tend to win more votes.

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  • QB Will Grier cleared to play at WVU at start of season
QB Will Grier cleared to play at WVU at start of season

Grier was suspended halfway through the 2015 season after a positive test for performance-enhancing drugs while he was a freshman at Florida. He made a decision to transfer after the season and eventually landed at WVU in April 2016 and sat out the entire 2016 season to satisfy NCAA transfer rules.

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  • Jobless rate down to 4.1 percent in May in Wyoming
Jobless rate down to 4.1 percent in May in Wyoming

Private sector employment has grown by more than 36,100 over the year and increased by 2,500 over April. Those gains were partially offset by losses in transportation, trade, and utilities (-4,100); and manufacturing (-2,500). IN beat out Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan and OH by scoring an estimated joblessness rate of 2.8 percent, an improvement o...

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  • Video shows moment woman picks up rattlesnake, not dog toy
Video shows moment woman picks up rattlesnake, not dog toy

Her husband Ariel Rosso chose to post Wednesday night's hilarious encounter, which was captured by home surveillance cameras, on YouTube . She grasped the long, thin object then panicked when she realized it was a snake. "So I let it go". I can't believe I picked up a snake. The Los Angeles County Fire Department was called and destroyed t...

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  • The Slants Court victory aids Redskins
The Slants Court victory aids Redskins

The Slants' frontman, Simon Tam, filed a lawsuit after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office kept the band from registering its name and rejected its appeal, citing the Lanham Act , which prohibits any trademark that could "disparage. The USPTO determined the mark was disparaging to Asian Americans and refused to register it. "But in my view it ...

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  • Thousands Protest Verdict Handed To Officer Who Shot Philando Castile
Thousands Protest Verdict Handed To Officer Who Shot Philando Castile

It was very, very hard, ” Ploussard said, adding that he thought the jury delivered the right verdict. U.S. police officer Jeronimo Yanez has been acquitted over the shooting of a black motorist. Prosecutors argued that Yanez had overreacted and that Castile , a school cafeteria worker, was not a threat. However, within a minute of pul...

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  • White House says retains the right to self defence in Syria
White House says retains the right to self defence in Syria

In the area where the Russian aerospace force is carrying out missions in Syrian airspace, the aircraft, including global coalition fighter jets, will be monitored as targets by our anti-aircraft systems, the Russian defense ministry stated.

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  • Jon Gruden's Son Is a World-Class Powerlifter with a Very Funny Name
Jon Gruden's Son Is a World-Class Powerlifter with a Very Funny Name

The 5-5, 180-pound Gruden squatted 600 pounds, bench pressed 418 pound and deadlifted 638 pounds. Jon Gruden took a trip to Belarus to see his oldest son compete in a weightlifting competition, and it turns out the trip was well worth it.

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  • GOP senator warns against rushed vote on health care bill
GOP senator warns against rushed vote on health care bill

But pre-emptively working with CBO could at least speed things up. The letter suggests no specific policy proposals. All of the lawmakers singled out by the group except Collins come from states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act , known as Obamacare.

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  • Gingrich says presidents can't obstruct justice - but accused Bill
Gingrich says presidents can't obstruct justice - but accused Bill

Gingrich voted to impeach Bill Clinton, who was charged with obstruction of justice. "They're out looking for a couple scalps, and they're not going to go home until they get some". But maybe, maybe there was obstruction. The comment came - where else? - on Fox News during an interview with Sean Hannity late Friday and Gingrich told the ri...

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  • Massive fire burning near Big Bear Lake in Southern California
Massive fire burning near Big Bear Lake in Southern California

A massive fire is raging in the San Bernardino National Forest northeast of Big Bear Lake on Monday evening. The California Highway Patrol is closing Highway 18 from Baldwin Lake Road north to the Mitsubishi Cement Plant just outside the forest boundary in Lucerne Valley.

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  • Supreme Court to Review Partisan Redistricting in Wisconsin Case
Supreme Court to Review Partisan Redistricting in Wisconsin Case

He's often the swing vote, and he was one of the justices who put the lower court ruling on hold Monday. The Supreme Court recently found North Carolina's 1st and 12th Congressional Districts and numerous state's legislative districts to be racial gerrymanders .

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  • The special counsel is examining Trump's possible obstruction of justice
The special counsel is examining Trump's possible obstruction of justice

A day before his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey's full statement for the record was released, and it further expanded on the memos outlining his meetings and phone calls with Trump. President Donald Trump complained on social media about the wide-ranging investigation of Russian interference in the US election as Rob...

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  • Supreme Court holds up on redrawing WI districts
Supreme Court holds up on redrawing WI districts

A divided three-judge panel of the US District Court for Wisconsin ruled previous year against the Wisconsin map, concluding that the plaintiffs are correct and that the map's gerrymandering is unconstitutional . They were trying to get an advantage, and it turns out they really did get an advantage. The US high court's decision to hear th...

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  • Top court to hear case that could reshape US political map
Top court to hear case that could reshape US political map

But in the Wisconsin case, the district court relied more on the First Amendment's right to free association. Up to one-third of electoral maps in the USA could be affected by the justices' ruling, which is expected in the autumn. The measurement could appeal to Justice Anthony Kennedy, who has said he is willing to referee claims of excessively ...

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  • Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send US warnings
Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send US warnings

After this failed, the Pentagon said a "Syrian regime SU-22 dropped bombs near SDF fighters south of Tabqah and, in accordance with rules of engagement and in collective self-defense of Coalition partnered forces, was immediately shot down by a U.S.

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  • US Attorney General says he'll address Senate on Comey's allegations against Trump
US Attorney General says he'll address Senate on Comey's allegations against Trump

Comey's recent testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, it is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum", he said in a statement. In a letter Saturday to Sen. The move is a prominent switch from his previous plans to testify publicly on the Justice Department's budget and puts...

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  • Firefighters keep battling with fire that killed at least 62 in Portugal
Firefighters keep battling with fire that killed at least 62 in Portugal

Jorge Gomes, who is the Interior Ministry official, declared that there were at least 16 people killed on the road while they were trying to escape the flames between Figueiro dos Vinhos and Castanheira de Pera. More than 350 soldiers were joining Sunday the 700 firefighters who were struggling to put out the blaze since Saturday, the government sa...

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  • Scalise undergoes more surgery and will require 'additional operations'
Scalise undergoes more surgery and will require 'additional operations'

Scalise, the No. 3 House Republican, arrived at the hospital via helicopter in shock, with intense internal bleeding and "an imminent risk of death", Sava said. The bullet struck Scalise in the hip, and traveled across his body, shattering bones and passing through internal organs, causing major internal bleeding.

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  • Texas woman charged in stabbing death of 4-year-old daughter
Texas woman charged in stabbing death of 4-year-old daughter

While she was being treated at the hospital, officers said she sent a text message to a family member, telling them about the incident. "She talked with me". Investigators said the mother was in a auto accident and rushed to a hospital around 6 p.m. "Obviously it was some sort of, enough to escalate to where she killed the 4-year old".

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  • Supreme Court decides that law against trademarking offensive names is unconstitutional
Supreme Court decides that law against trademarking offensive names is unconstitutional

The Washington Redskins lost their trademark in 2014, a decision upheld by lower courts . The Obama administration appealed to the Supreme Court , through Michelle K. "The government defends free speech around the world because it knows when free speech is threatened, religious minorities suffer", said Hannah Smith, senior counsel at Becket...

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  • Some workers returning to mill complex where plant exploded
Some workers returning to mill complex where plant exploded

At a press conference last Friday, Didion vice president of operations, Derrick Clark, said he expects employees will be able to return to work at Didion's other facilities shortly. A smaller fire occurred in a different part of the facility on May 29, and investigators were working to determine whether it may be linked to the May 31 explosion, sai...

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  • Great Danes rescued from suspected puppy mill in Wolfeboro
Great Danes rescued from suspected puppy mill in Wolfeboro

Eighty-four dogs have been rescued from this property as part of this effort. The seizure was the result of an investigation that began May 8 by law enforcement and cruelty investigators. Cameron said cherry eye surgery can vary with the severity of the individual care and cost between $250 and $1,000. Lindsay Hamrick , N.H. State Director for...

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  • Special counsel probing Jared Kushner's business dealings
Special counsel probing Jared Kushner's business dealings

The development comes a day after the daily reported that Mueller had extended his probe into determining whether the President tried to obstruct justice by suggesting to top intelligence and law enforcement officials that they end the Russian Federation investigation.

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