• 1 dead in crash that closed I-85 near NC-Virginia border
1 dead in crash that closed I-85 near NC-Virginia border

About 79,000 pounds of bananas were declared unfit for human consumption Friday morning after the tractor-trailer hauling them crashed in the southern Las Vegas Valley. Message boards located along I-85 South in South Hill at US 58, at the I-85/I-40 split near Hillsborough, and at the Durham Freeway directed drivers to alternate routes.

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  • CBO: The Senate's Latest Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million Uninsured
CBO: The Senate's Latest Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million Uninsured

In 2020, the number of uninsured would increase to 27 million, due to the elimination of the Medicaid expansion provision of the ACA, and the loss of subsidies for plans purchased through the ACA marketplaces. In the column, the Lubbock Republican said premiums have increased 105 percent, 3 million people now just have access to one insurer and s...

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  • Panel in talks with Manafort, Trump Jr. reps
Panel in talks with Manafort, Trump Jr. reps

Kislyak told his bosses that he discussed campaign issues when he met with Sessions , including Trump's feelings on policies important to Moscow , according to the Post . Trump said in an interview published on Wednesday that he regretted appointing him after Sessions recused himself from investigations into links with the Trump campai...

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  • CBO To Score BCRA Without Cruz Amendment
CBO To Score BCRA Without Cruz Amendment

The Congressional Budget Office is poised to score the updated version of the Senate GOP Better Reconciliation Act, according to an announcement on CBO's website, but that estimate of bill's effect on coverage and government spending will not include the so-called Cruz amendment.

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  • Iraq Hopes India to Help Rebuild Mosul
Iraq Hopes India to Help Rebuild Mosul

Linda travelled a year ago from her home in the German town of Pulsnitz, near Dresden, to Istanbul and from there the Syrian border, posing as her mother Katharina. Many of them were radicalised via social media. Investigators have alleged that she was in contact with a number IS members in online chat forums. Earlier this week a photo of a woman...

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  • Ivanka Trump received $12.6M since 2016
Ivanka Trump received $12.6M since 2016

Kushner and Trump both "walk a very fine line in having to step aside and recuse themselves from certain discussions and give advice if it would benefit them and their business personally", said Scott H. Shaub claimed the White House pushed back on his efforts to review officials' financial holdings. Goldstone tells Trump Jr.in the emails, amon...

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  • Jerusalem church leaders' plea for free access to worship at Holy Sites
Jerusalem church leaders' plea for free access to worship at Holy Sites

The site is sacred to both Jews and Muslims, so the Israel Security Agency knows the sensitivity of the issue and constantly monitors those individuals and organizations who deal with it. "Make no mistake, Al-Aqsa is not without its defenders", Bülent Gürpınar said, reading a statement on behalf of protestors. "No one is challenging the status quo ...

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  • Blame game begins after cross-voting in state during Presidential poll
Blame game begins after cross-voting in state during Presidential poll

Who betrayed Meira Kumar, the opposition's nominee for the July 17 election? She could not open her account in Andhra Pradesh where her party Congress has one MLA. Leader of Opposition and Congress MLA Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil told The Hindu that none of his party MLAs cross-voted. Asked about the possibility of defections from the Congress Legis...

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  • Subramanian Swamy filed plea for sake of publicity: Sunanda Pushkar's son
Subramanian Swamy filed plea for sake of publicity: Sunanda Pushkar's son

Metropolitan Magistrate Pankaj Sharma said police and forensic teams have visited suite number 345 several times to "collect evidence", and that police - in their status report - said they have not been able to reach a "definitive conclusion" regarding Pushkar's death.

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  • Sessions discussed Trump campaign with Russians
Sessions discussed Trump campaign with Russians

Trump, his campaign and their associates to Russian Federation", the letter from Simpson's lawyer said . The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said there was nothing automatically inappropriate about Sessions discussing policy matters, or even Trump's views about them, with a foreign diplomat.

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  • Trump didn't want me to quit, press secretary Sean Spicer says
Trump didn't want me to quit, press secretary Sean Spicer says

Speaking to Sean Hannity on Fox News in his first interview since his dramatic resignation yesterday, a smiling Spicer said that Donald Trump hadn't wanted him to resign, and that the president had been "unbelievably gracious" ("he's always thinking of other people") throughout the process.

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  • USA trims Pakistan military aid over Haqqani inaction
USA trims Pakistan military aid over Haqqani inaction

The Pentagon will not make the remaining military reimbursements to Pakistan for fiscal year 2016 after United States defence secretary Jim Mattis told Congress Islamabad had not taken sufficient action against the Haqqani network, a U.S.

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  • Kerala: 51-year-old woman accuses Congress MLA of raping her
Kerala: 51-year-old woman accuses Congress MLA of raping her

After the incident, the victim was rushed to the private hospital in an ambulance by CPI (M) members in quick time. It was later revealed that the Kovalam MLA was in contact with her over the phone for months. Earlier, the woman and her husband had approached the MLA seeking protection from some person who had been pestering her. Now, after hearing...

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  • J&K: Six Policemen Injured After Being Thrashed by Soldiers in Ganderbal
J&K: Six Policemen Injured After Being Thrashed by Soldiers in Ganderbal

The army men according to reports were on way to Amarnath Yatra and were travelling beyond the cut off time. Seven policemen, including an assistant sub-inspector, were injured and taken to hospital, the official said. The police have registered a case against the personnel attached to 24 RR, he said. The army personnel, who were in civvies...

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  • Donald Trump's legal team looking to investigate Robert Mueller aides
Donald Trump's legal team looking to investigate Robert Mueller aides

Attorney Jay Sekulow, a member of the president's external legal team, told The Associated Press that the lawyers "will consistently evaluate the issue of conflicts and raise them in the appropriate venue". In recent weeks, Trump has expressed anger about the probe after being informed about the legal questions that he and his family could face. ...

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  • Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP)- Delight your Morning with Active Stocks
Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP)- Delight your Morning with Active Stocks

En increased from $201,000 to $219,000 a change of $18,000 since the last quarter. ETP's profit would be $171.36 million giving it 31.47 P/E if the $0.16 EPS is correct. Dubuque Bancorporation & Tru accumulated 0% or 100 shares. The average volume stands around 6.81 million shares. Mizuho Usa Inc owns 75,000 shares or 0.04% of their United States p...

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  • NASA has published a video of the rotation of Phobos around Mars
NASA has published a video of the rotation of Phobos around Mars

You're seeing it in an animation consisting of 13 separate exposures by Hubble. Phobos was discovered by the American astronomer Asaph Hall on August 17, 1877, at the U.S. A year later, its parent craft, the Viking 1 orbiter, took the first detailed photograph of Phobos . The plan calls for a crew to make history with a 300-day stay in a prepo...

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  • Rauner threatens special session over school funding
Rauner threatens special session over school funding

Bruce Rauner's veto on the recently passed budget. Due to the state school funding impasse, Governor Bruce Rauner is promising to call another special session of the legislature. Every district except Chicago has to submit vouchers to get reimbursed for these categoricals. "There is no excuse - none - for our schools not to open on time", Raune...

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  • Senate Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Founder of Firm Behind Trump Dossier
Senate Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Founder of Firm Behind Trump Dossier

As Special Counsel Robert Mueller probes into Russian Federation, could President Trump pardon his team, his children or himself? They shared a highly anticipated handshake before holding a private formal two-hour bilateral meeting in which Trump later said Putin denied all allegations that he ordered Russian officials to interf...

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  • Rody: No trips to 'lousy' America
Rody: No trips to 'lousy' America

In December, he admitted to have had suspected criminals killed when he was mayor of Davao City. President of the Philippines Rodrigo Roa Duterte has congratulated President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, Trend reports.

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  • Two dead, several injured on Greece's Kos from quake -mayor
Two dead, several injured on Greece's Kos from quake -mayor

Meanwhile, the Athens-Macedonia news agency reports that five people, three of whom in serious condition, were rushed by a Chinook helicopter to the University Hospital of Iraklio on Crete. Eyewitnesses said there were several aftershocks up to a magnitude of 5.8, while social media users posted videos of locals cowering for cover and damaged bui...

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  • Philippine Congress Approves Extension of Martial Law in Besieged Region
Philippine Congress Approves Extension of Martial Law in Besieged Region

In a 54-page motion for reconsideration a day before the 60-day martial rule expires, Lagman, together with Akbayan Partylist Rep. Tomas Villarin, Magdalo Partylist Rep. "The request for extension is only an admission by the government that nothing has been achieved to solve the Marawi crisis in the 60-day span of the Martial Law", said Mark Vincen...

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  • Fargo's Hoge catches leaders to share first-round lead at PGA's Barbasol
Fargo's Hoge catches leaders to share first-round lead at PGA's Barbasol

Flores went right to work on the par-71 layout rolling in a 12-foot birdie putt at the first hole. "All in all it was a great day" Collins said while talking about being one shot shy of sub-60 round. The Irishman made a scintillating start at Grand National, beginning his round at the 10th hole and picking up birdies on his opening four holes and...

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  • Syria army, Hezbollah attack terrorist positions in border areas
Syria army, Hezbollah attack terrorist positions in border areas

The operation is targeting fighters in the outskirts of the Lebanese town of Arsal, roughly 120km northeast of Beirut, and in the area surrounding the western Qalamoun mountains in Syria. Lebanese army soldiers patrol a street in Labwe, at the entrance of the border town of Arsal, in eastern Bekaa Valley, Lebanon July 21, 2017. Rami Abdel Rahman,...

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  • Qatari Emir Amends Anti-Terror Law Amid Spat With Gulf Neighbours
Qatari Emir Amends Anti-Terror Law Amid Spat With Gulf Neighbours

Qatar said it had received no official information concerning the new proposals. A CNN report last month said that US intelligence officials believe Russian hackers planted a false news story that led to the Gulf dispute. Saudi Arabia already has myriad problems in Yemen, and this is just one more, reflective of the reality that President Had...

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  • Laptop ban in airplane lifted, say federal officials
Laptop ban in airplane lifted, say federal officials

The ban affected airports in eight countries: Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Jordan, Egypt and Morocco. A ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority countries ― Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen, ― remains in place though has been limited after several USA court hearings challenged the restrictions.

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  • The Electronics Ban is Over
The Electronics Ban is Over

Government sources told the newspaper that the UK's ban is likely to be lifted imminently. This week, King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was the last airport to be taken off the laptop ban list . Ten the airports in the Middle East and North Africa have now installed new equipment or strengthened procedures to protect a...

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  • Did Puducherry Congress depict Kiran Bedi as Adolf Hitler?
Did Puducherry Congress depict Kiran Bedi as Adolf Hitler?

The Chief Minister's clarification came after Kiran Bedi on Friday said no one has the right to lower the status of the constitutional authority. While speaking to NewsX, Kiran Bedi said that the posters have not only cropped up in the city but were also published in a local Puducherry's newspaper.

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  • State adds 11200 jobs in June; unemployment rate up slightly
State adds 11200 jobs in June; unemployment rate up slightly

The state added jobs at a rate of 1.6% over the last 12 months, matching the growth rate in the nation as a whole. That's 0.1 percentage points lower than in May and marks the state's lowest jobless rate since December 2000. California has tended to grow faster than the rest of the country since 2012, but as the job market has tightened, businesses...

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  • Mattis Says He Believes Daesh Leader Baghdadi Alive
Mattis Says He Believes Daesh Leader Baghdadi Alive

Meanwhile, a senior USA counterterrorism official said on Friday that he has seen no information confirming that al Baghdadi has been killed. The Russian defense ministry in June claimed it had killed Baghdadi in an airstrike near Raqqa in May.

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  • Judge who ordered Kim Davis to violate faith gives ACLU cash bonanza
Judge who ordered Kim Davis to violate faith gives ACLU cash bonanza

U.S. District Court Judge David Bunning ruled against Davis, awarding the couples more than $222, 695 in attorneys' fees and $2,008.08 in costs to the plaintiffs. Matt Bevin told The Courier-Journal no decision on an appeal had been made. He said the ruling would likely put an end to other lawsuits against his client over the marriage-license s...

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  • Trump team out to discredit Mueller
Trump team out to discredit Mueller

Trump added that "it's possible" that he has sold "a condo or something" to Russian Federation. TRUMP: I would say yeah. Most Americans have concluded there is no "smoking gun" despite the accusations, he says, and those same Americans are losing respect for the media as it continues to pound away at the issue.

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  • Summer getaway: United Kingdom skies to be busiest so far this year
Summer getaway: United Kingdom skies to be busiest so far this year

Whilst NATS says it is confident that it will be able to handle the sudden increase in traffic over coming weeks, it has also warned that the United Kingdom is getting close to manageable limits. In response to the numerous challenges ahead, the government has launched a new initiative soliciting the public's ideas for how to improve the UK's aviat...

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  • United States lawmaker to protest if Duterte visits White House
United States lawmaker to protest if Duterte visits White House

The two leaders discussed the threat of North Korea during the conversation, the Philippine government's intensified campaign to rid the country of illegal drugs and the importance of the U.S. Trump has never outlined a date for the visit, which now looks unlikely to go ahead. Duterte, however, reiterated that he would never to go to White House.

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  • Co-leader Kuchar underway in British Open second round
Co-leader Kuchar underway in British Open second round

With winds up to 35 miles per hour and rain that caused R&A officials to call a 15-minute break in play while the greens were squeegeed, Jordan Spieth broke free of a three-way tie at the Open Championship to take a two-stroke lead. "I'll certainly take 1-under, 69", he said. The 27-year-old was four under par through 13 holes before droppi...

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