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Philippines says United States troops near besieged Marawi, but not fighting

Army Maj. Kari McEwen, a spokeswoman for U.S. Special Operations Pacific, said that since the U.S. counterterrorism mission in the Philippines ended, there have been anywhere between 50 and 100 U.S....

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Virginia governor claims 93 million United States citizens die a day

Virginia governor claims 93 million United States citizens die a day

I've long talked about this. It's a very serious issue. "We just buried one of our great state troopers, a special agent, with a wife and three young children". "I want to compliment the U.S. Capitol ...

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May starts DUP talks in bid to keep power

Media reports suggested an agreement could be delayed into next week, but the spokesman said: "I certainly have heard nothing on this side to indicate that". "It's unclear if the United Kingdom gove...

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Multiple victims from UPS center shooting in San Francisco

Multiple victims from UPS center shooting in San Francisco

Another UPS employee, who gave his name only as Nick, said he was on the third floor of the building when he heard a series of what he described as "metal on metal" noises. All five victims of the s...

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Reward increases to $70000 for escaped inmates

Dubose and Donnie Russell Rowe escaped after killing two prison guards during a bus transport in Geo. Two prison guards died Tuesday morning in their escape from a bus on Georgia 16 in Putnam Count...

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Seth Meyers Mocks Donald Trump For Reminding Everyone About His Birthday

Seth Meyers Mocks Donald Trump For Reminding Everyone About His Birthday

During the ceremony, a picture of Donald Trump's face will be smeared with cake and vermilion paste will be smeared onto his forehead. "I hope that the year to come is your best yet!" On the "holy" ...

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GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting; gunman dead

GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting; gunman dead

President Donald Trump delivered a message of unity from the White House after the shootings . "The field was basically a killing field", said Sen. "Why would somebody hate somebody so much th...

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies links to Russian Federation in Senate testimony

Sessions said that while he did raise the issue of Ukraine with Kislyak, he did not "recall" if he brought up any of those other issues during their meetings. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) whether Sessions...

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London fire: Deadly blaze engulfs high-rise apartment building

London fire: Deadly blaze engulfs high-rise apartment building

She said she believes Muslims saved people's lives because they were the first to notice the fire. She said more than 200 firefighters and officers responded along with 40 fire engines and other spe...

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UK's May faces calls to soften Brexit as political limbo drags on

UK's May faces calls to soften Brexit as political limbo drags on

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May (L) leaves after hosting a Cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street in central London on June 12, 2017, following the June 8 snap general election in which the ru...

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London high-rise apartment fire: what you need to know

London high-rise apartment fire: what you need to know

People trapped by the advancing flames and thick smoke banged on windows and screamed for help, witnesses and survivors said. Samira Lamrani, a witness, said a woman dropped a baby from a window on ...

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Justice Dept. special counsel investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

In his testimony on June 8, Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he believed Trump had fired him over his role as lead of the FBI investigation into Russian interference in the US...

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Prime Minister Theresa May vows to stay after Conservatives lose majority

Ms May has faced calls to resign following the Conservatives' disastrous performance at the ballot box which left the party with 318 seats - 8 short of a majority - after a much-criticised campaign ...

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Fire engulfs tower block in west London

The cause of the fire is not yet known. Residents claimed the fire spread on the exterior of the tower, which had been covered in cladding in a major refurbishment completed a year ago. Burning debr...

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House Majority Whip shot at congressional baseball practice in Virginia

House Majority Whip shot at congressional baseball practice in Virginia

I am incredibly thankful for the courageous actions of the Capitol Police officers and first responders at the scene. Alexandria police said a suspect was in custody. In his whip campaign, he boasted ...

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Trump decries shooting of top Congressman

According to online police records, he was charged in 2006 with battery and aiding damage to a motor vehicle. Joining him, Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said: "We are not one caucus or the other...

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Eyewitness captures video of shootout at GOP baseball practice

Eyewitness captures video of shootout at GOP baseball practice

No further details have been released about his injuries. It did not identify the victim . " People were shaking", said Charles Halloran, who lives about a block form the park. The attack happen...

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Theresa May fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street on her way to Buckingham Palace after Britain's election in London June 9, 2017. She later announced that her top ministers, including ...

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Ron DeSantis describes 'strange encounter' with man before congressional baseball shooting

It wasn't until he got a phone call from a former colleague, ex-U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland, R-Fla., that he realized there had been a shooting at the ballpark. Rooney said a black SUV with at least...

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Special counsel Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

The president's personal friend, Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy said late Monday that Trump was considering terminating Mueller. "I don't think it's necessary for us to meet (again)", Burr said. It wasn'...

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Gunman shooting at baseball practice field dead

Republican Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, the majority whip of the House of Representatives, was shot in the hip. "Five people were transported medically from the scene", Alexandria police ...

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Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

Susan Collins (R-Maine), another elected Republican who frequently criticizes Trump but rarely does anything substantive to rein him in, called a move against Mueller "extremely unwise". He decl...

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Planning documents for tower in fatal fire omitted safety barriers

Witnesses said some residents held small children from windows while other people jumped from the lower stories of the building. "This is going to be a long and complex recovery operation and I do ant...

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Donald Trump reportedly being investigated for possible obstruction of justice

Donald Trump reportedly being investigated for possible obstruction of justice

Chris Ruddy, a Trump friend and the CEO of the conservative website Newsmax, raised the possibility of the president considering terminating Mueller . A White House rep said Tuesday night they ...

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Jeff Sessions testifies before Senate

Jeff Sessions testifies before Senate

Senate Democrats have raised the possibility that Sessions and Kislyak could have met there, though Justice Department officials say there were no private encounters or side meetings. Democrat Senat...

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Al Franken can't help but laugh at Jeff Sessions' changing Russian Federation story

Similar to former FBI Director James Comey , who testified before the same committee last week , Sessions came out ready to defend himself. At a separate hearing Tuesday, Deputy Attorney General R...

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Hostages held, 14 killed in attack at Somalia restaurant

The Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack, which began when a auto bomb exploded at the restaurant's gate. Al-Shabab, which has carried out a campaign of ...

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Congressman injured in shooting now in critical condition, hospital says

Congressman injured in shooting now in critical condition, hospital says

He has since been taken to a hospital. "Fifty ( shots ) would be an understatement, I'm quite sure", Flake said when asked about the total amount of gunfire, including police returning fire. The Hou...

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Britain's Conservative Party Loses Majority; May Faces Calls to Resign

Meanwhile, the Labour Party surged, winning 29 seats in areas where the party's lukewarm support for the Brexit played well. Former Tory Chancellor George Osborne , who was sacked by Theresa M...

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Sessions denies improper collusion with Russians

Sessions denies improper collusion with Russians

MARA LIASSON, BYLINE: Hi, Audie. Citing one example, Mr Sessions said it was "stunning" that the ex-FBI chief "usurped" the Department of Justice's authority by announcing that Hillary Clinton w...

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US blames North Korea for series of cyberattacks

US blames North Korea for series of cyberattacks

Users or administrators who detect any signs of Hidden Cobra were urged to immediately flag those custom tools and report to the US government to receive the "highest priority" for enhanced mitigation...

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Witness captures Alexandria shooting on cell phone

The attacker, identified as James. In his remarks earlier Wednesday, President Donald Trump described Scalise as "stable". We are deeply saddened by this tragedy. Other reports note that he was a...

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Rep.Scalise in critical condition after shooting

Before becoming majority whip, Scalise was chairman of the conservative Republican Study Committee , which includes more than 170 conservative lawmakers. Sen. Flake, of Arizona , said he took cover ...

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Congressional Democrats sue Trump over foreign payments

Congressional Democrats sue Trump over foreign payments

Constitution. "The framers gave Congress a unique role, a unique right and responsibility", said Sen Richard Blumenthal , a Connecticut Democrat who helped organise the lawsuit . "We do this n...

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Interior minister says Paris Notre Dame attacker shouted 'This is for Syria'

Interior minister says Paris Notre Dame attacker shouted 'This is for Syria'

The man, believed to be an Algerian student, attacked the officer with a hammer, but was also armed with knives, CNN quoted Collomb, as saying. An attacker opened fire on a police vehicle on the C...

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