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Girl killed, father hurt when struck by boat on Texas lake

Girl killed, father hurt when struck by boat on Texas lake

The man piloting the houseboat, whom police identified as 44-year-old Jason Bernal of Killeen, was arrested and is being held in the Bell County Jail. His bond is set at $150,000. The man suffered i...

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Crapo-backed Russian Federation sanctions bill passes Senate

Crapo-backed Russian Federation sanctions bill passes Senate

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate voted 97-2 in favor of an amendment to pending Iran sanctions legislation that will not only codify sanctions on Russian Federation that were imposed by President Obama be...

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State says appeals court erred in Dassey case

State says appeals court erred in Dassey case

Dassey and his uncle, Steven Avery , were convicted in separate trials of killing freelance photographer Teresa Halbach at Avery's home and scrap yard. Steven Avery is serving life in prison w...

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Sen. Ben Sasse Is Uncommitted On Senate Health Care Bill

Sen. Ben Sasse Is Uncommitted On Senate Health Care Bill

Sen. Ron JohnsonRon JohnsonGOP senator blasts Senate healthcare bill for reliance on government spending This week: Senate races toward ObamaCare repeal vote McConnell allies confident in healt...

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SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base

SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base

SpaceX has completed two back-to-back successful missions this weekend, the company's quickest launch turnaround yet, the media reported. On Sunday, SpaceX pulled off its 13th flawless rocket lan...

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Fighter jet involved in accident at Dayton International Airport

Fighter jet involved in accident at Dayton International Airport

We will update this story once a decision has been reached on Sunday's performance or any other information becomes available. A military jet is attended to after flipping over Friday at Dayton In...

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Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

I don't recall it being necessarily scary or risky, and indeed, and every ride inspected at Six Flags Great Escape passed its most 'recent state inspection (though nothing labeled "sky ride" appea...

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Jurors Acquit Ex Cop Who Fatally Shot Sylville Smith

Jurors Acquit Ex Cop Who Fatally Shot Sylville Smith

A jury on Wednesday acquitted Heaggan-Brown of first-degree reckless homicide in the killing of Sylville Smith , a 23-year-old black man, on August 13, 2016. Smith was armed with a gun and runni...

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South Korea urges North to end weapons development

South Korea urges North to end weapons development

North Korea has vowed to continue developing its defensive capabilities amid the reclusive country's concerns the USA and South Korea will start a war. He also mentioned the death of Otto Warmbier, sa...

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Capitol police arrest protesters outside McConnell's office

Capitol Police arrested 43 demonstrators after officers warned them they could not block the hallway, said police spokeswoman Eva Malecki. A statement from Capitol Police said, "Many of the ...

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Trump, and 2 Democrats, criticize Obama's response to Russia hacking

Trump said in the interview broadcast Sunday. The Illinois Republican, who serves on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, said Republicans must take the intelligence about Russia's involvement ...

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Australian Crown Resorts employees sentenced

Australian Crown Resorts employees sentenced

The three Australians include Jason O'Connor, the Melbourne-based head of Crown's International VIP programs, who was arrested en route to Shanghai airport. The proceedings were closed to the media,...

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Istanbul Pride march to go on despite governor's ban

Istanbul Pride march to go on despite governor's ban

One demonstrator who said she was hit by a plastic bullet was Ayşe Panuş, a member of Education and Science Workers' Union. Horrified participants who had assembled at Taksim Square where the marc...

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Dad buries wrong man after coroner's mistake

Dad buries wrong man after coroner's mistake

Frank Kerrigan is reflected in a photograph of his three children John, Carole and Frank. A father found out his son was still alive after a body misidentified by officials was buried. " I took...

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Hirono, Schatz react to travel ban ruling

Hirono, Schatz react to travel ban ruling

The state of Hawaii on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to grant the Trump administration's emergency request seeking to revive his plan to temporarily ban travelers from six Muslim-major...

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Democratic Rep. says Pelosi is 'impediment' to taking back House majority

Democratic Rep. says Pelosi is 'impediment' to taking back House majority

New York Rep. Kathleen Rice joined her fellow Democrat in criticizing Pelosi Wednesday. BENNETT: A handful of Democrats pinned the party's loss in Georgia on House Democratic Leader Nan...

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Ron Johnson an unlikely heath care bill holdout in the Senate

Ron Johnson an unlikely heath care bill holdout in the Senate

Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said Sunday that "there's no way we should be voting" on the legislation this week. It reduces the financial assistance available to Americans who buy coverage on their own and sc...

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John Podesta likely to be interviewed by House Intelligence Committee next week

John Podesta likely to be interviewed by House Intelligence Committee next week

The thousands of emails were an embarrassment to the Hillary Clinton campaign, as her top aides' candid thoughts were used as fodder to slam the candidate. President Donald Trump's administration ...

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GOP Senator Says It's 'Hard' To Imagine Obamacare Repeal Passing This Week

Elizabeth Warren "somebody that's just got a lot of hatred". The Republican health care bill is uniformly opposed by Democratic Senators, but could pass without them if Republicans line up. She ...

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Georgia 6th: Karen Handel to be sworn in on Monday

Georgia 6th: Karen Handel to be sworn in on Monday

Just a day before voters in Georgia's sixth congressional district voted to choose between underdog Democrat Jon Ossoff and Trump-supported Republican Karen Handel , former President Barack O...

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Missing Charlotte teen found in Duluth over a year later

Missing Charlotte teen found in Duluth over a year later

Police have located a North Carolina teenager that has been missing for over a year, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . The suspect, Michael Ren Wysoloyski, faces a number of charges, ...

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ACLU: Michelle Carter Conviction Violates First Amendment

ACLU: Michelle Carter Conviction Violates First Amendment

According to CNN , much of the case centered around Carter's text messages, which prosecutors said nudged Roy toward suicide . Having second thoughts, he left the truck, and Carter told him to " ge...

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LSU Eliminates Oregon State to Reach College World Series Finals

LSU Eliminates Oregon State to Reach College World Series Finals

It is official - the Oregon State Beavers have been eliminated from the College Baseball World Series . The apex of the season may have come Monday with a 13-1 thrashing of LSU , giving the B...

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Trump says hostility has stymied bipartisanship

Trump says hostility has stymied bipartisanship

The bill also makes major cuts and structural changes to Medicaid , a health insurance program relied upon by almost 75 million Americans - primarily low-income, disabled, and elderly. "Well, they'...

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Rand Paul says GOP is sneaking new entitlements into Trumpcare

President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) are pressing for an ambitious timeline to complete the bill, although it is being drafted in the Senate with little assistance fro...

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Ohio government websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant

Ohio government websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant

The websites of Ohio's first lady Karen Kasich, the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections (ODRC) and several other state government websites were also targeted. "In Howard County, we'r...

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Vigil for Nabra Hassanen in Reston, Virginia

Martinez Torres and a teen on a bicycle got into a dispute and Martinez drove his vehicle up on the curb, scattering the teens, police said . Torres purportedly used a metal baseball bat to kill H...

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US urges Qatar, neighbors to 'sit together' to ease tension

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday criticized some of the demands by Saudi Arabia and its allies on Qatar as "very difficult" to meet and urged the countries to tamp down the rhetoric and ...

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Defense Rests in Michelle Carter Texting Case

Defense Rests in Michelle Carter Texting Case

Moniz said he will alert the clerk's office when he has reviewed all testimony and exhibits, and his verdict will be announced the following day. Meanwhile, prosecution is claiming Ms Carter hel...

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Los Angeles Cops Investigating Lil Kim and Her Crew In $20K Robbery

Los Angeles Cops Investigating Lil Kim and Her Crew In $20K Robbery

Early Sunday morning (June 25) at around 2 a.m., Kim and her crew went to check out the house and didn't approve, so they demanded their money back. The "Crush on You" singer demanded money back from ...

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Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office over health care bill

Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office over health care bill

Many people living with disabilities rely on Medicaid for their basic care and survival. It was September 18, 2008, and the Bush administration was asking something remarkable of the House and S...

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Walker Backs Johnson Opposition On GOP Health Bill

For the past seven years, Republicans have worked to repeal the landmark health reforms of Trump's Democratic predecessor Barack Obama . Not one Democrat plans on supporting the bill, which m...

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As Trump struggles, more Americans want Democrats to control Congress

As Trump struggles, more Americans want Democrats to control Congress

However, previous polls showed overwhelming support for the special counsel investigating Russian election interference. A Harvard-Harris survey released last month found 75 percent support for fo...

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Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills

Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills

In their statement , the protesters said that they are "demanding [McConnell] bring an end to attacks on disabled people's freedom which are expected in the bill". - Andrew Desiderio (@desiderioD...

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'No Cuts to Medicaid': Disabled Protesters Carried Away From McConnell's Office

Some of the most provocative may have been the ones already held in the nation's capitol, after dozens of disabled Americans, including those on ventilators and in wheelchairs, held a "die in" on the ...

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