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Scalise no longer in ICU

Matt Mika , a lobbyist for Tyson Foods, was released from George Washington University Hospital on Friday after being treated for multiple gunshots to his chest and arm. GJELTEN: Agent Slater said...

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Rain from tropical storm forecast in West Virginia

He said flash flood watches and tornado watches will likely continue into tonight and possibly Friday. Emergency officials are monitoring the forecast for the greater Charleston area where heavy r...

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North Korea accuses U.S. of 'smear campaign' over death of Otto Warmbier

This is in response to the tragic demise of Otto Warmbier , the 22-year-old student who was returned to the U.S. in a coma last week after being imprisoned in North Korea for 17 months. "Warmbier is ...

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PM pledges help for tower block evacuees

PM pledges help for tower block evacuees

Inspectors uncovered problems with "gas insulation and door stops", which combined with the presence of flammable cladding meant the buildings were unsafe , council Leader Georgia Gould said in a twe...

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Jammu and Kashmir: Special investigation team takes up police officer lynching case

Jammu and Kashmir: Special investigation team takes up police officer lynching case

A report by IANS quoted a Jammu and Kashmir Police spokesman as saying that a special investigation team (SIT) was formed on Saturday to expedite the probe into the lynching . The police chief sa...

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Record 65 million people displaced in 2016

Record 65 million people displaced in 2016

The figure - 300,000 more than in 2015 - consists of more than 40.3 million internally displaced people , 22.5 million refugees and 2.8 million asylum seekers, according to the UNHCR's annual Gl...

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Putin sick of Russians living in 'huts'

Putin sick of Russians living in 'huts'

Federal Bureau of Investigation ( FBI ), in case he is persecuted in his nation. The impacts of sanctions against Russian Federation have not been "drastic" compared to the global conjuncture, Presi...

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Qatar says list of demands not realistic

The AP obtained a copy of the 13-point list in Arabic just days after Saudi King Salman made his favorite son and Deputy Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman , Crown Prince, empowering the 31-year-old...

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Palestine urges Israel to seize US-backed "renewed opportunity" for peace

Netanyahu and US National Security Adviser, Jason Greenblatt , met in Jerusalem , whose precise content was deliberately absent from the communiques. Kushner is scheduled to meet with Palestinian ...

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'Well prepared' Portugal eye victory against New Zealand

Outright losing to Russian Federation - 2: 0, New Zealanders still had some chance of points in the match with a second composition of Mexico . New Zealand is already eliminated after losing both...

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The aftermath of Tropical Storm Cindy

The aftermath of Tropical Storm Cindy

The storm was centered Wednesday night about 105 miles (170 kilometers) south of Lake Charles, Louisiana , and had top sustained winds of 50 mph (85 kph). Cindy is the second tropical storm to for...

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Trump administration pushing China on North Korea

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the United States holds North Korea accountable for Warmbier's "unjust imprisonment" and urged Pyongyang to release three other Americans who are ...

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Friend of James Hodgkinson: 'He wasn't evil'

The 66-year-old ran a home inspection business in IL. Before moving out to the nation's capital, Hodgkinson, a union tradesman with a home inspection business, had already exhibited some disturbing ...

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Ethics Office Releases New Trump Financial Disclosures

Ethics Office Releases New Trump Financial Disclosures

United States president Donald Trump filed government financial disclosure forms late on Friday afternoon that show how widespread and complicated his financial holdings are, but do little to shed ...

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Donald Trump Jr. appears to contradict father's account of private Comey meeting

Donald Trump Jr. appears to contradict father's account of private Comey meeting

Comey stop investigating anyone". The US' House of Representatives and Senate investigators have sought from James Comey memos of his conversations with President Donald Trump and any records, inclu...

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Thousands of mourners bid farewell to Warmbier

In an interview with Good Morning America on Friday, former National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman suggested he helped secure Otto Warmbier's release from detention in North Korea. Ear...

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Congressman Ryan says party's message is why Democrats losing elections

Congressman Ryan says party's message is why Democrats losing elections

But Trump won the district by only 1.5 percentage points in 2016, and his national approval rating now stands below 40 percent. Ossoff's defeat marked the Democrats' fourth failed attempt ...

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Trump admits he's being investigated but, shoots his team's narrative?

The president expressed annoyance about news reports that the probe is now believed to include an examination of whether he obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey , who had earlier...

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Russia claims it killed Islamic State leader al-Baghdadi

Russia claims it killed Islamic State leader al-Baghdadi

The ministry said the IS leaders were gathered to discuss the group's withdrawal from Raqqa, the group's de facto capital. Both are under attack by various groups fighting under the cover of airstri...

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North Korea denies torturing U.S. detainee Otto Warmbier

A number of experts, including Christopher Hill, have also suggested the US demand a full inquiry from Pyongyang over the exact whereabouts of Mr. Warmbier during his detention. From Capitol Hill to t...

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More whiffs for the scrambling Democrats

More whiffs for the scrambling Democrats

Adam Schiff, D-Calif. So it's time for change. "I am proud of the unity that we have had and, frankly, my leadership in terms of keeping everybody together", she said. Yet if Trump was unpopular i...

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Supreme Court Rules Denying Offensive Trademarks Violates First Amendment

He said the law could not be saved just because it evenhandedly prohibits disparagement of all groups. "That is viewpoint discrimination in the sense relevant here: Giving offense is a viewpoint". T...

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Whirlpool: Hotpoint fridge owners should check units after London fire

The blaze has provoked anger and heaped pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May, who is fighting for her political survival after her party lost its parliamentary majority in a snap election at a time...

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What happened to Otto Warmbier? Ex-detainee believes torture possible

North Korea denied torturing a US student who died in OH after spending more than a year imprisoned in the rogue state, calling his death a mystery. As for North Korea itself? Warmbier returned to...

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Talks to support May's Conservatives making progress, DUP says

Sticking points are thought to involve DUP demands for additional funding for Northern Ireland , with reports suggesting they are seeking £1 billion for health and similar figures for infrastructure....

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Police Release Images Of London Attacker's Fake Explosive Belts

Among the evidence were plastic water bottles, like those used to create the fake suicide belts each of the terrorists was wearing during the attack . "It all feels very surreal, it nearly feels ...

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The US military just shot down another Syrian drone

US commanders have twice bombed convoys that entered an exclusion zone around a border town where American advisers are based and they have destroyed a drone. "Everything we're seeing is incredibly en...

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57 killed in Portugal forest fires

57 killed in Portugal forest fires

President Marcelo Rebelo went to the Leiria region to meet families of the victims, " sharing their pain in the name of all the Portuguese people", he said . Mr Gomes said 54 people were also injure...

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Long knives come out for Pelosi as Democrat losing streak grows

Long knives come out for Pelosi as Democrat losing streak grows

Pelosi has been the target of campaign advertisements aimed at weakening the party's brand, including the recent special election in Georgia's 6th District. At some point you'd think those donors ...

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40 people killed in bomb, gun attacks in 3 Pakistani cities

An assistant sub-inspector was among those killed in the attack, said Superintendent of Police Asif Ahmad. At least 40 people were killed and almost 100 wounded Friday in four separate bomb and gun ...

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China, US agree aim of 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearization

China, North Korea's main trading partner, has been accused of not fully enforcing existing United Nations sanctions on its neighbour, and has resisted some tougher measures. The security talks betwee...

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Year Anniversary of Virginia Loving Case

Year Anniversary of Virginia Loving Case

Hodges . Virginia became the first US state to permanently recognize Loving Day, the anniversary of a Supreme Court decision to ban all laws against interracial marriage in the United States. ...

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Macron's party tops French parliamentary poll

Macron's party tops French parliamentary poll

With 94 percent of votes counted, the Interior Ministry said Macron's Republic on the Move! party won 28 percent of votes. Pollsters Kantar Public-onepoint predicted that LREM and its centrist all...

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Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest

You said you didn't tape James Comey . "When he found out that there may be tapes out there..." Trump added: "I mean we're going to have to see in terms - look, there has been no obstruction". ...

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Democrats turn on party leader Nancy Pelosi after Georgia election defeat

Democrats turn on party leader Nancy Pelosi after Georgia election defeat

Her victory Tuesday over Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia's 6th Congressional District means Republicans held all four of their seats that were up for grabs in special elections this spring. It's ...

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