• Australia halts Syria air strikes after Russian Federation warning
Australia halts Syria air strikes after Russian Federation warning

The drone, a Shaheed-129, was shot down by an F-15E Strike Eagle after it "displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces", the USA military said in a statement . The U.S. end of the line, located at the air command operations center in Qatar, remains open, Davis said, adding that the U.S. remains committed to using it.

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  • Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to Midwest
Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to Midwest

The National Weather Service says the tropical system will interact with a cold front . The weather service said the flash flood watch was issued for most of the state from late Thursday night through late Friday night. CORRECTS STATE FROM ALABAMA TO MISSISSIPPI -The Pascagoula River spills over its banks as tropical storm Cindy dropped ...

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  • The Senate Health Care CBO Score Could Be Devastating For The Bill
The Senate Health Care CBO Score Could Be Devastating For The Bill

The White House lambasted the nonpartisan budget office in a statement, saying it has a "history of inaccuracy" projecting coverage. If the Affordable Care Act remained in place, 28 million people would have no health insurance, the CBO report found.

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  • U.S. top court partially reinstates Trump travel ban
U.S. top court partially reinstates Trump travel ban

A stay on the executive order would remain in effect for those directly involved in the lower court challenges to the ban and for those experiencing similar situations to the plaintiffs, such as people with family in the United States or accepted to a USA university.

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  • Ruling on travel ban leaves many questions unanswered
Ruling on travel ban leaves many questions unanswered

The decision reinstates a 90-day ban on people entering the United States from six countries identified as seedbeds of global Islamic terrorism, if they "lack any bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States", as well as allowing a 120-day ban on all refugees entering the United States.

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  • Praise, Criticism Of Supreme Court Decision On Temporary Travel Ban
Praise, Criticism Of Supreme Court Decision On Temporary Travel Ban

The limited duration means that by the time the Supreme Court issues a final ruling, the bans may have run their course. The justices also allowed a limited version of the 120-day refugee ban to go into effect. Because the executive branch has historically been given broad latitude in determining who gets to come to America, and who has to stay...

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  • Trump's travel ban partially lifted by the US Supreme Court
Trump's travel ban partially lifted by the US Supreme Court

Refugees, legal USA residents and visa holders were turned back at airports or barred from boarding US -bound planes. President Trump said that the Supreme Court decision was "a clear victory for our national security". Chin said he always expected that the Supreme Court would be divided on the travel ban cases. A student admitted to an...

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  • Minor New York City subway derailment causes outage, delays
Minor New York City subway derailment causes outage, delays

The New York Fire Department reported on Tuesday afternoon that three injuries, none of which were life-threatening, had been reported. MTA sources say one vehicle may have derailed, but the sources can not confirm a derailment at this time.

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  • Judge Declares Another Mistrial For Ex-Cop Who Fatally Shot Sam DuBose
Judge Declares Another Mistrial For Ex-Cop Who Fatally Shot Sam DuBose

The mayor says the rights of free speech of all people will be supported, including the right to peacefully demonstrate. DuBose was driving his fiancee's 1998 Honda Accord when Tensing, then 25, pulled him over after seeing a missing license plate.

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  • Team New Zealand routs Oracle Team USA to win America's Cup
Team New Zealand routs Oracle Team USA to win America's Cup

A close relationship between Bertelli and Matteo de Nora , who is Team Principal and a financial supporter of Emirates Team New Zealand, has led to expectations among other America's Cup teams, sponsors and sailors that Luna Rossa will become the "Challenger of Record" if New Zealand win.

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  • Alabama base on lockdown after possible active shooter report
Alabama base on lockdown after possible active shooter report

Please stay alert with updates - praying for all those on base", Brooks tweeted. "Run hide fight", @TeamREDSTONE said. According to media reports, all installation gates are closed until further notice and employees were told to shelter in place.

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  • Trump takes another swipe at CNN following resignations
Trump takes another swipe at CNN following resignations

They are reporter Thomas Frank , a former Pulitzer Prize finalist for USA TODAY; editor Eric Lichtblau , a Pulitzer Prize victor for the New York Times who joined CNN earlier this year; and Lex Haris , executive editor of " CNN Investigates".

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  • Emmett Till marker near grocery store site vandalized
Emmett Till marker near grocery store site vandalized

The damaged sign is outside the long-closed Bryant's Grocery & Meat Market, where a 21-year-old white shopkeeper, Carolyn Bryant , said Till whistled at her in August 1955. Milam, in the killing, but the two men later confessed in a paid interview with Look magazine . His disfigured body was later recovered from the Tallahatchie River.

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  • Tech CEOs to Visit White House; Kushner Speaks
Tech CEOs to Visit White House; Kushner Speaks

The methods already being considered for this goal by the administration include cutting government information technology costs, reducing government costs through improved IT services, leveraging government buying power, and reducing fraud across government agencies.

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  • Detroit Tigers release closer Francisco Rodriguez, bring up Bruce Rondon
Detroit Tigers release closer Francisco Rodriguez, bring up Bruce Rondon

The Tigers also placed outfielder Alex Presley on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion. “Its never fun to tell guys you like, or good people, bad news, ” Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said. Koda Glover had been handling the closer's role since late May, but he's been out nearly two weeks with a back issue. Rodriguez was set to make $...

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  • Nuclear plant forced to apologise for using BIKINI contest to choose intern
Nuclear plant forced to apologise for using BIKINI contest to choose intern

A post above the picture gallery said that the woman who received the most "likes" would be crowned "Miss Energy 2017" and awarded the two-week internship. Another person wrote: "Undress and you get an internship - this cannot be serious, it's degrading, disgusting and primitive". Reacting to the criticism, CEZ apologised via Facebook .

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  • GOP releases newest version of Senate health care bill
GOP releases newest version of Senate health care bill

But the White House , and Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey, say they're skeptical of that assessment, as more Republicans say they'll vote "no". However, President Donald Trump is so intent on passing a new health care bill that on Monday, Trump suggested he would let Obamacare "crash and burn" if Senators didn't come together to pass health ...

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  • Audit says Senate bill would leave 22 million uninsured
Audit says Senate bill would leave 22 million uninsured

The House passed its version of an Obamacare repeal bill in May. President Donald Trump called four Republican senators who have either come out against or are undecided on the Senate GOP's health care bill , which is facing a tight vote in the Senate.

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  • Trump coaxing Senate health bill holdouts to get in line
Trump coaxing Senate health bill holdouts to get in line

Moderate Sen. Dean Heller , R-Nev., has also said he's against the proposal, and several others from both wings of the party have expressed qualms. Balancing the competing interests of the moderate wing comprised of Sens. If House Republicans feel the pressure to move quickly on a Senate passed bill procedurally the House Rules Committee w...

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  • US Republican healthcare bill imperiled with 22 million seen losing insurance
US Republican healthcare bill imperiled with 22 million seen losing insurance

The 22 million extra Americans were just 1 million fewer than the number the budget office estimated would become uninsured under the House version. Until Monday, Collins was among a group of noncommittal moderates that included Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Rob Portman of Ohio, Jeff Flake of Arizona, and Shelley Moore Ca...

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  • Watchdog group issues travel alert for Muslims in CT
Watchdog group issues travel alert for Muslims in CT

An global passenger arrives at Washington Dulles worldwide Airport after the US Supreme Court granted parts of the Trump administration's emergency request to put its travel ban into effect, Monday. The State Department says it will start implementing President Donald Trump's ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries 72 hours after it was pa...

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  • Israeli troops shoot, kill Palestinian who tried to stab them - army
Israeli troops shoot, kill Palestinian who tried to stab them - army

The new settlement is meant to house residents of the West Bank outpost of Amona after it was demolished in February. "After dozens of years, I'm honored to be the prime minister who builds a new settlement in Judea and Samaria", Netanhayu said on Twitter , referring to the biblical names of the West Bank.

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  • White House Responds to Committee on 'Tapes' By Referring to Trump's Tweets
White House Responds to Committee on 'Tapes' By Referring to Trump's Tweets

How can ether U.S allies or adversaries believe anything that comes out of the mouth of a president who habitually lies? " James Comey better hope that there are no 'tapes " of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!' Trump tweeted .

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  • Trump Sued For Allegedly Violating Presidential Records Act
Trump Sued For Allegedly Violating Presidential Records Act

Mr. Harleth replaces Angella Reid , an Obama holdover and the first woman to hold the post , who was dismissed in May. The search for the new chief usher didn't stray far from the White House; Harleth was until recently the director of rooms at the Trump International Hotel in Washington.

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  • Congressional Baseball Practice Shooter Acted Alone, Had No Terrorist Connections
Congressional Baseball Practice Shooter Acted Alone, Had No Terrorist Connections

Hodgkinson , 66, but Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Timothy R. Slater of the Washington Field Office Criminal Division said he would not characterize it as a " hit list " or as individuals being targeted. He was married for 30 years, and it appears that that marriage was not going so well . "In the shooter's vehicle, located at the scen...

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  • Boston Children's Hospital ranked #1 in the nation
Boston Children's Hospital ranked #1 in the nation

The annual rankings recognize the top 50 pediatric facilities across the country. Cincinnati Children's was ranked among the top five in seven of the 10 specialties, including a No. Though it did not gain back its coveted No. 1 spot, CHOP did score the No. 2 ranking on U.S. News & World Report's "honor roll", "a distinction awarded to pediatric c...

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  • US Supreme Court rules for Columbia church in playground case
US Supreme Court rules for Columbia church in playground case

The Missouri church, Trinity Lutheran of Columbia, had sought a state grant to replace the gravel beneath its preschool playground with a rubber surface made of repurposed tires. Justices Ginsburg and Sotomayor dissented. "The Court today profoundly changes that relationship by holding, for the first time, that the Constitution requires the gover...

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  • Trump's Modi meeting marks venture into India-Pakistan relations
Trump's Modi meeting marks venture into India-Pakistan relations

As the two leaders sat for the meetings Trump, who had recently described Modi as a "true friend", said it was "a great honor" for him to receive the prime minister. administration's determination to defeat this scourge. The Chinese daily in the article said both former Soviet Union and the USA under Kennedy presidency tried to pit India against Ch...

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  • Senate healthcare overhaul hits trouble as Republicans hesitant to proceed to vote
Senate healthcare overhaul hits trouble as Republicans hesitant to proceed to vote

Senators from Medicaid expansion states huddled on Monday evening, hoping to persuade McConnell to pour more money into Medicaid and opioid treatment, but budget hawks are eyeing an opportunity to pocket the savings and decrease the deficit.

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  • GOP leaders add penalty for lapsed coverage to health bill
GOP leaders add penalty for lapsed coverage to health bill

The budget will never balance, and debt will continue to accumulate, if Congress can't modernize entitlements. "Because nongroup insurance would pay for a smaller average share of benefits under this legislation, most people purchasing it would have higher out-of-pocket spending on health care than under current law", CBO said .

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  • DeVos weighs in on Supreme Court church decision
DeVos weighs in on Supreme Court church decision

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 today in favor of a Missouri church that was denied state funds for resurfacing a playground. In a 7-2 ruling, the court held in Trinity Lutheran Church v. "The Court today profoundly changes that relationship by holding, for the first time, that the Constitution requires the government to provide public funds dir...

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  • Nobel Prize-Winning Author Released from Prison Due to Cancer
Nobel Prize-Winning Author Released from Prison Due to Cancer

On Monday, local authorities confirmed reports that Liu was taken from his cell in northeast China to a local hospital for treatment for late-stage liver cancer. "No country shall interfere with China's internal affairs through any individual case", Lu said. U.S. members of a congressional commission on China have urged President Donald Trump to ...

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  • Jared Kushner meets with Netanyahu during one-day visit to Jerusalem
Jared Kushner meets with Netanyahu during one-day visit to Jerusalem

For their part, Palestinian Authority officials have enthusiastically embraced Trump's hopes of reviving the talks and have dropped some previous prior demands, including that Israel freeze settlement building. In reference to Trump's earlier trip to the Middle East, Netanyahu said the president "made an indelible impression on the people of I...

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  • Comparing the Senate health care bill to Obamacare, the House proposal
Comparing the Senate health care bill to Obamacare, the House proposal

To move the proposal ahead, 50 of the Senate's 52 Republican members must vote in favor of the bill, with Vice President Mike Pence serving as the tie-breaker. Under the Senate bill, that person would pay $6,500, partly because insurers would be able to charge older adults more . Dean Heller , who has strongly criticized undoing Obamacare's M...

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  • Attorneys General from Maryland, DC to sue Trump over foreign payments
Attorneys General from Maryland, DC to sue Trump over foreign payments

Their argument is that Trump - who kept ownership of his businesses when he became president of the United States - is violating the so-called emoluments clauses of the Constitution. and Maryland, ultimately damaging their economies.The complaint also argues that the president uses his power to boost his businesses' profits, essentially publici...

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