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Watch SpaceX's NROL-76 rocket launch from Cape Canaveral live

ET from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Yesterday might have marked SpaceX's first military launch, but we can expect more in the future. Monday's launch was on behalf of the ...

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Afghan Taliban Announce Spring Offensive, 2 US Troops Killed in Fighting ISIS

Afghan Taliban Announce Spring Offensive, 2 US Troops Killed in Fighting ISIS

Attempts to find a peaceful end to Afghanistan's protracted war have been relentlessly unsuccessful. According to the reports, he didn't indicate whether the Taliban would step up their brand of justi...

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Congress passes bill to avoid shutdown

Congress passes bill to avoid shutdown

The Senate passed a stopgap spending bill by voice vote without opposition after the House earlier approved it by a tally of 382-30. Minority Democrats had threatened to withhold support for the tem...

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Pence says spending bill is 'bipartisan win'

Pence says spending bill is 'bipartisan win'

Mulvaney say that he's "not anxious about September" right now. "We thought this was a really good deal for this administration as well". Lawmakers are expected to vote on the package before Frida...

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Race not factor in San Diego pool party shooting

Selis continues firing, striking a man in his leg, one woman in her arm and chest and another woman in her leg, the witness said. One victim, a female, died Sunday at the hospital. we literally saw ...

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White House defends Trump invitation to Duterte despite human rights criticism

White House defends Trump invitation to Duterte despite human rights criticism

His invitation drew objections from human rights advocates who have accused Duterte of waging a war on drugs that has resulted in thousands of people dead in the Philippines. "Historically the presi...

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Motive for University of Texas stabbings unclear

Motive for University of Texas stabbings unclear

Austin Police Chief Brian Manley added, "There is no evidence linking this to any part of a larger plan". Austin police said one person is in custody after the stabbing which happened at around 1:...

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Trump's latest interview reveal 'no relationship' with Obama

I think that is a very big topic, and it's a topic that should be number one, and we should find out what the hell is going on. The issue, as Dickerson's exchange with Trump shows, remains an open q...

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Overwhelming Percent of Trump Voters Still Support Him

Still sour over the way Republicans treated President Obama, the Democratic minority has one word to describe its strategy toward President Trump: resistance. In response to the growing diplomatic cri...

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Berkeley praises police for keeping peace at Coulter rallies

There were tense shouting matches but no major confrontations between Coulter's supporters and opponents, who held a nearby counter-rally. Police and officials, both for the city and its prominent p...

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United Reaches Agreement With Passenger Dragged Off Plane

United Reaches Agreement With Passenger Dragged Off Plane

In a video posted online, United Airlines passenger David Dao is shown with a bloody face after he was forced off an overbooked flight on Sun., April 9, 2017, by officers at Chicago O'Hare airport. ...

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1 dead, 3 wounded in knife attack at Texas university

1 dead, 3 wounded in knife attack at Texas university

Austin police say they were called to the scene to assist UT police just before 1:50 p.m.at 2101 Speedway, which is near Gregory Gym. The school also increased patrols by campus police and security. "...

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United States parks may lose federal protection

Potential changes sought through the review would likely be controversial and probably would be decided by the courts. Katahdin Woods was created by President Barack Obama in August 2016 but is 87,5...

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Trump Puts Agriculture in the Spotlight

Perdue and consulting his department for its technical expertise as a new Farm Bill is crafted later this year". President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Tuesday that looks to help t...

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HRW to Trump: Seek accountability not WH visit for Duterte

President greeting a remorseless, self-confessed murderer". He took power in June 2016 and waged an all-out "war on drugs", which killed some 6,000 people in his first six months. On Sunday, three C...

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San Diego Shooter Made Ex-Girlfriend Listen to His Attack

Police reported that seven adults were shot and one woman was killed. It is not clear if the suspect knew the victims, police said. Zimmerman said all six of those wounded are expected to surviv...

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Milwaukee jury: Charge staffers in inmate dehydration death

Milwaukee jury: Charge staffers in inmate dehydration death

District Attorney John Chisholm told jurors that jail staffers had many "missed opportunities" to help Thomas during the seven days the 38-year-old spent alone in his cell with his water shut off. Tho...

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SpaceX launches secretive spy satellite

The customer for this launch is the National Reconnaissance Office - a US government agency that develops and maintains spy satellites . SpaceX did recover another first stage booster, though. As...

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Senate confirms Alexander Acosta as labor secretary

Patty Murray (D., Wash.) opposed the "troubling" nomination in the committee and on the full Senate floor. The former Republican member of the National Labour Relations Board (NLRB) takes the helm o...

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Pentagon investigating money Michael Flynn received from foreigners

Pentagon investigating money Michael Flynn received from foreigners

In December 2015, Flynn attended and spoke before a gala celebration of RT's 10th anniversary. The investigation concerns payments of more than $33,000 that Mr Flynn received from Russian state-back...

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No government shutdown, lawmakers settle on $1 trillion plan

He said Trump was pleased to see the increase in military spending, a " down payment " on border security and money for scholarships to help low-income children in Washington attend private schoo...

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Man phoned ex as he shot strangers at pool party

Two of the victims were in critical but stable condition on Monday, Zimmerman said. Another unnamed witness told Fox 5 , "We looked at the pool area where the shooter was sitting there with a beer ...

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Trump calls Schumer, discusses strategy for responding to Canada's dairy trade policy

The Ottawa-based Dairy Farmers of Canada, which represents 12,000 farms, is confident the Canadian government will "defend and protect" its dairy industry and the economy, a spokeswoman said by phone....

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New Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky for Bears Causes Mixed Reviews

New Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky for Bears Causes Mixed Reviews

Cleveland would have been a no-win situation for Trubisky, and not just because the Browns are the NFL's original no-win franchise. You see, it was always an uphill battle for Cutler, as the Bear...

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Tennessee teacher planned to take abducted 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Speaking to Nashville-ABC affiliate WKRN on Sunday, Thomas' sister, Kat Bozeman, said the teen is receiving treatment at a mental health facility. A history of abuse at home can make children susc...

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Blocked again: Federal judge halts Trump's order on sanctuary cities

Blocked again: Federal judge halts Trump's order on sanctuary cities

U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick of San Francisco on Tuesday ruled in a challenge brought by San Francisco and Santa Clara counties in California to Trump's January 25 executive order sta...

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President Trump, Sen. Strange address NRA in Atlanta

President Trump, Sen. Strange address NRA in Atlanta

No longer will government be trying to undermine your rights and your freedoms as Americans". Looking back on the 2016 presidential election, Trump thanked his " friends at the NRA " for all their s...

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Two Inmates Executed On The Same Day In Arkansas

It was a short reprieve. Williams' attorneys claimed Jones gasped for air, an account the state's attorney general denied , but the judge lifted her stay about an hour later. He also attempted to m...

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Le Pen upstages rival Macron with stop at factory

Le Pen upstages rival Macron with stop at factory

Speaking to voters from the Elysee Palace, the Socialist leader said France is in danger of "becoming isolated and breaking away from the EU" if Le Pen swept to power. "I need to rethink my life a...

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THAAD missile defense system now operational in S. Korea

Trump's statement cast a shadow over the longstanding alliance between the two countries at a time of rising tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons program. Retail conglomerate Lotte, which pre...

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Congress OKs bill averting Saturday government shutdown

In November 2016, right after Trump's election, Quinnipiac asked if respondents thought Trump would get Mexico to pay for the border wall and only 19 percent overall and 35 percent of Republicans sa...

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The 2017 US Budget Actually Increases Funding for Science

The 2017 US Budget Actually Increases Funding for Science

The bipartisan spending bill has been derided by conservatives for not funding Trump's promised border wall, as well as continuing funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and Planned Pare...

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Razorbacks RB Rawleigh Williams taken to hospital after practice injury

Razorbacks RB Rawleigh Williams taken to hospital after practice injury

On Sunday, Williams commented for the first time since the injury, thanking fans for their prayers. Because Williams had previously undergone surgery in October, 2015, to fix a displaced disc in his...

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North Korean official says will continue missile tests, reports BBC

North Korean official says will continue missile tests, reports BBC

Pavel said America's enemies knew that Obama "had the capability, but not the will" to retaliate against aggressive actions, so they did whatever they felt like without fear of repercussion from the U...

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New Trump executive order asks tech execs to help modernize government

New Trump executive order asks tech execs to help modernize government

President Donald Trump announced on Monday he has signed an executive order creating a new technology council to "transfer and modernize" the USA government's information technology systems. Former ...

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