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Hatch praises Supreme Court ruling on religious liberty

The case involves Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Missouri , which was denied, in 2012 , access to a state-funded grant that it sought for the goal of resurfacing a playground at one of its sch...

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Nobel-winning Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo released after cancer diagnosis

Nobel-winning Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo released after cancer diagnosis

In April, Beijing normalized its relations with Oslo after a six-year hiatus. Lawyer Liu Xiaoyuan posted on social media that Liu was being treated in a hospital in Shenyang, Liaoning province. Th...

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GOP Senate Bill Would Cut Health Care Coverage By 22 Million

McConnell can lose only two of the 52 GOP senators to move onto the legislation. The CEO of the American Medical Association has written a letter to Senate leadership laying out the organization...

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U.S. urges China to let Nobel laureate choose own doctors

U.S. urges China to let Nobel laureate choose own doctors

Liu, 61, is now being treated at a hospital in Liaoning's provincial capital Shenyang , his lawyer told RFA, following a diagnosis of late-stage liver cancer little more than a month ago. When asked ...

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Trump pushes 'energy week' and goal of exporting resources

Trump pushes 'energy week' and goal of exporting resources

The events follow similar policy-themed weeks on infrastructure and jobs. Trump is returning to familiar territory - and to the coal, oil, and gas industries on which he's already lavished attenti...

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Dozens killed in Afghanistan as vehicle bomb hits bank branch

A border policeman who was at the scene of the deafening explosion said many people were missing in the ensuing chaos as bystanders, survivors, and ambulances struggled to get the most seriously wou...

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Joseph County clerk still impacted by meningitis outbreak

Cadden was convicted in March of fraud and racketeering by a federal jury in Boston but cleared of the harshest charges he faced, second-degree murder. They found that the compounding pharmacy was...

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Botswana bans poultry products from S

Exports of processed poultry products, live chickens and fresh produce continues depending on the requirements of importing countries, the department of agriculture said in a statement. "The reason th...

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Supreme Court finds a compromise in reviving Trump's travel ban

Trump's initial executive order - handed down without warning a week after he took office in January - triggered mayhem at airports in the United States and overseas until it was blocked by the cour...

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Trump celebrates a watered-down victory for 'watered down' travel ban

Trump added, "As president, I can not allow people into our country who want to do us harm". State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the ban would be implemented starting 72 hours after bei...

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Scant global confidence in Trump on foreign affairs

Scant global confidence in Trump on foreign affairs

His unpopularity is the result of a mix of disagreement with his signature policy objectives, such as building a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border, and distaste for his character, according to Pew's ...

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Pa. No. 2 in the United States of America for GOP gerrymandering gains

Democrats won 57 percent of Colorado's state House seats in November, even though Republicans won 50.4 percent of the statewide vote. The court will consider in the fall whether partisan gerryman...

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Who can get around the travel ban?

For now, however, President Trump's proposed travel ban will remain intact-and that's welcomed news at the White House . "We're still trying to imagine a scenario where a current visa-holder or ...

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Hot dogs from the sky! Oscar Mayer debuts WienerDrone

Hot dogs from the sky! Oscar Mayer debuts WienerDrone

The WienerDrone, which has a maximum ceiling of 1,200 feet, has a 24-inch-long fuselage and shaped like, well, a hot dog. The "WienerDrone" and "WienerCycle" will be joining the fleet's " WienerMobile...

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Indiana health officials promote National HIV Testing Day

Indiana health officials promote National HIV Testing Day

Don't assume everything is okay - get tested if for anything, just peace of mind. According to the CDC, those between the ages of 13 and 64 should especially know their HIV status. If you are diagno...

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Liberal government waiting for more details on Trump travel ban decision

But the other six kept blocking it as it applies to those traveling to the USA on employment, student or family immigrant visas as well as other cases where the traveler can show a "bona fide" connect...

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NBA honors to be presented during league's first awards show

NBA honors to be presented during league's first awards show

The final chapter of Russell Westbrook's historic season was written Monday at the NBA's inaugural awards show, as the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard was named the 2016-17 Most Valuable Play...

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Trump claims Obama 'colluded or obstructed' over Russian meddling

Then candidate Donald Trump was "joking" when he publicly asked Russian Federation to hack Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Monday. "I thi...

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Census 2016: Milestone passed as Australia becomes more Asian than European

Census 2016: Milestone passed as Australia becomes more Asian than European

However, Australians born in China , India and the Philippines are all among the top five. Australians are getting older, turning their their backs on religion and welcoming more migrants from Asia...

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Senate backs measure limiting president's power to lift sanctions

Senate backs measure limiting president's power to lift sanctions

The Senate voted 98 to 2, today, to pass the underlying Iran sanctions legislation as amended. Senators Rand Paul and Bernie Sanders were the only two "no" votes. The bill provides for the consolidati...

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Trump travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set

Muslims and supporters gather on the steps of Borough Hall in Brooklyn, N.Y., during a protest against President Trump's temporary travel ban in February. Examples of formal relationships include stud...

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JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared

JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared

Twenty years ago, a writer took book lovers across the world on a magical journey with a boy wizard and his two friends, changing the face of children's literature forever. Entitled "The Nighttime L...

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

Veteran Glenn Ashby - the lone hold-over from the San Francisco debacle - served as skipper and wing trimmer. "They really were a class above in this America's Cup ..." He was joined by New Zealan...

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Trump to welcome India's prime minister to White House

Modi said the surgical strikes demonstrated that India, which normally follows the principle of restraint, can also defend its sovereignty and ensure its security when needed. "This is our nature and...

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Will Senate GOP healthcare bill get enough votes?

Danielson said jokes aside, passing this bill would mean taking away important services from them. Wyoming Republican Sen. John Barrasso, who joined Durbin for a spirited debate on health care , sa...

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GOP's Heller won't back Senate health care bill

After facing criticism from their Democrat counterparts, a group of Republican senators on Thursday , June 22 released the first draft of a new health care bill that would focus on killing Medicai...

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Trump attacks Obama over Russia and elections:

Trump attacks Obama over Russia and elections: "He colluded"

Trump used the weekend to deliberately stoke the partisanship around the alleged Russian interference in the election, apparently seeking to deflect calls for his own administration to address the ...

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Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims

Instead, the group focused on three states - Colorado , where legal marijuana retail sales started in 2014 , as well as OR and Washington , where sales began in 2015 - and compared them to the ...

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N Ireland party leader 'delighted' with United Kingdom deal

The expectation at Westminster is that Ms Foster will fly to London for Downing Street talks to seal the deal in the next 48 hours. There were smiles and handshakes in the bright morning sunshine. "...

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Entrepreneur loses left forearm to crocodile

Entrepreneur loses left forearm to crocodile

The friends were out on a weekend trip and had planned to visit a temple in Thattekere inside the forest. A small gate separates the temple and the lake. "A crocodile bite is powerful and has crushe...

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Supreme Court to Hear Case of Baker Denying Cake to Gay Wedding

Supreme Court to Hear Case of Baker Denying Cake to Gay Wedding

The key to the outcome of similar cases appears to hinge on whether states have laws barring discrimination against gays and lesbians, or whether they have laws protecting religious liberty . The cak...

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Pakistan ranks 2nd amongst countries hosting highest number of refugees: UNHCR report

Pakistan ranks 2nd amongst countries hosting highest number of refugees: UNHCR report

That figure encompasses 40.3 million people displaced within their countries' borders (IDPs) and 2.8 million asylum seekers, as well as 22.5 million refugees . While people continued to flee in rec...

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Republicans reduced to lying about GOP health plan's Medicaid cuts

Trump said he thought Republicans in the US Senate were doing enough to push through the bill and criticised Democrats for their opposition. The Senate's No. Earlier on Sunday, GOP Senator Susan...

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Burling, Team New Zealand win Race 7 in America's Cup

Burling, Team New Zealand win Race 7 in America's Cup

Jimmy Spithill made history as Oracle Team USA gave themselves hope by getting up and running in the America's Cup to trail Emirates Team New Zealand 4-1. Spithill, set up to windward, put his bo...

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Dennis Rodman Thinks He Helped Broker Otto Warmbier's Release

Dennis Rodman Thinks He Helped Broker Otto Warmbier's Release

North Korea issued its first official statement after the death of US student , Otto Warmbier. The 22-year-old died in an OH hospital on Monday after North Korea released him for what they describe...

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