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More rain in the forecast adds to woes in flooded Midwest

More rain in the forecast adds to woes in flooded Midwest

It's unclear when river traffic would reopen along the closed 14.5-mile stretch of the MS, a vital passageway for transporting agricultural products and other goods. A busy stretch of Interstate 55 in...

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Johns County lowest in nearly a decade

In Weld, the data showed that there were 153,533 available jobs reported in the labor force, with 150,385 people employed. The estimated unemployment rate in Boulder and Larimer counties dipped belo...

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Trump Told Russians He Fired 'Nut Job' Comey Because Of Investigation

It says the president then told Russia's foreign minister and ambassador that he "faced great pressure because of Russian Federation". The Washington Post scoop is more significant. But Trump lat...

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Huma Abedin divorcing Anthony Weiner

He is also barred from having any contact with the minor. The judge will decide his punishment and he will be sentenced on September 8. Weiner, 52, pleaded guilty in Federal District Court in lowe...

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Senate intel chairman: No decision from Flynn on subpoena

Richard Burr of North Carolina. Flynn's attorney Robert Kelner did not immediately respond to phone messages and emails seeking comment. Trump's former national security adviser will not honor a su...

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President Trump Denies Asking Comey To Scuttle Flynn Investigation

He has served presidents of both political parties and, after taking the director job days before the September 11 attacks, oversaw the FBI's terrorism-fighting efforts over the next decade. "If I wer...

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Toomey says GOP striving for middle ground on Medicare expansion

Toomey says GOP striving for middle ground on Medicare expansion

Medicaid expansion, under which 87,000 rural Coloradans have gained coverage. She is also not sure what the state would do in response to changes made by the AHCA. Under the plan, young adults may...

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President Trump, King Salman meet in Riyadh

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, wave as they board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, May 19, 2017, prior to his departure on his first overseas trip. In additi...

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President Trump faces reporters with many questions

President Trump faces reporters with many questions

SCOTT HORSLEY, BYLINE: Hi, Ari. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos will meet with President Donald Trump on Thursday, visiting a White House hamstrung by a chaotic week, just one day before the ...

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Three teenagers arrested in kidnapping and killing of 6-year-old boy

Police say the suspects stole mother Ebony Archie's Toyota Camry from outside a Kroger on Interstate 55 in Jackson around 1:15am Thursday, with 6-year Kingston Frazier in the back seat. The enti...

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Sen. John Cornyn removes self from consideration for Federal Bureau of Investigation director role

Cornyn said in a statement that he had informed the White House that "the best way I can serve is continuing to fight for a conservative agenda in the US Senate". But if Trump nominates Cornyn, Sena...

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There's a staircase under the Robert E. Lee statue?

Earlier this month in Charlottesville, Virginia ― where the city council voted earlier this year to sell a statue of Lee ― a group of protesters led by white supremacist Richard Spencer circled Lee'...

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'Greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history'

He added: "It is obvious there are some people out there who want to harm the president, but we have an obligation to carry out our oversight regardless of which party is in the White House". Ken Star...

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Russia Probe Looking at Official in Trump White House

For an embattled White House communications team, facing the flood of negative stories and criticisms from the president, the stories were an exclamation point at the end of a disastrous week and will...

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Yolo County libraries gear up for Summer Reading Program

Yolo County libraries gear up for Summer Reading Program

All programming will take place at the library's Chalmette location. The library will host free events and programs, allowing everyone to participate in fun reading and learning activities. There wi...

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Comey Agrees to Testify in Open Hearing Before Senate Intel Committee

The announcement comes hours after Trump said he was "very close" to naming the replacement of former FBI Director James Comey whom he fired on May 9. The Washington Post reported Friday afternoon t...

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Venezuela's opposition leader barred from leaving the country

Venezuela's opposition leader barred from leaving the country

A ruling issued in late March that stripped Venezuela's congress of its last powers was later reversed amid a storm of global criticism. "You sort of have to wonder: Why is that happening?" Capril...

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Senior White House aide 'person of interest' in Russian Federation probe

Mr Trump fired the former FBI director, James Comey, last week, setting off a firestorm of leaks and investigations. " He was insane, a real nut job", Trump said, according to a document summarizing ...

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Trump Says He's 'Very Close' to Naming a New FBI Director

Trump confirmed when he was asked if Lieberman, the Democrat-turned-independent senator from CT was a top candidate, CNN reported . He's also a Democrat, and while Lieberman was respected by both m...

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'Troubled' Times Square driver charged with murder

'Troubled' Times Square driver charged with murder

After Rojas crashed, he fled the scene but was detained by police and civilians, police said. "He allegedly told the police that he wanted to murder the innocent people on the streets and wanted the c...

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Alone at the Western Wall

Alone at the Western Wall

To the contrary, on the eve of Trump's visit to Israel next week, the administration confirmed that the embassy won't be moved anytime soon - and that Trump isn't even prepared to acknowledge that the...

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N Carolina gov., Democrats praise voter ruling

The ruling gave few details about why the court left a lower-court decision in place that struck down the restrictions and stated they "target African Americans with nearly surgical precision". Other ...

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Trump claims witch hunt, says he's most hounded leader ever

Trump claims witch hunt, says he's most hounded leader ever

The tweet came after the US Justice Department appointed a special counsel to oversee the investigation into alleged links between the Trump team and Moscow. For one, a special counsel still repo...

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1 firefighter killed, 2 seriously hurt in San Antonio fire

1 firefighter killed, 2 seriously hurt in San Antonio fire

About 100 firefighters stood in salute as an ambulance carried his body away early Friday. San Antonio firefighter Scott Deem and the other two firefighters were conducting a search inside the mal...

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As Peace Breaks Out Colombia Fears Washington's Waning Interest

On Wednesday, the USA justice department - facing mounting pressure from Democrats and even some Republicans - appointed another former FBI director as special counsel to oversee the investigation int...

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Ford to cut 1400 white-collar jobs in North America, Asia

Ford to cut 1400 white-collar jobs in North America, Asia

Ford said the cuts would amount to about 10 per cent of a group of 15,000 salaried workers. Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it aims to reduce its salaried workforce in North America and Asia by 10%, a...

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China to import USA beef by mid-July

The same deadline was set for the U.S.to accept cooked poultry from China . The trade deal will open Chinese markets for American beef by July, allowing American producers to export meat for the...

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John Kasich Says GOP Health Care Bill Is 'Inadequate'

John Kasich Says GOP Health Care Bill Is 'Inadequate'

It would dilute consumer-friendly insurance coverage requirements, like prohibiting higher premiums for customers with pre-existing medical conditions. However, he also seemed to make a point of givin...

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Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting

Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting

Hartless was later found dead inside the nursing home. "Jane and I are heartbroken to hear of the death of Kirksersville Police Chief Steven Eric Disario, who was trying to keep safe the patients an...

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Former Clinton Aide Releases Lighthearted Debate Prep Footage

An aide to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton posted a video on Twitter on Friday showing how the former secretary of state practiced ducking a potential hug from Trump before one of their debates ...

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Judge declares Prince's 6 siblings the heirs to his estate

Judge declares Prince's 6 siblings the heirs to his estate

Nelson. Eide has said he will consider any cases sent to him by the appellate courts. He had previously said he wouldn't declare the musician's siblings as his heirs until all appeals had been decid...

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Donald Trump impeachment: What could Trump be charged with?

The New York Times reports that Comey created memos regarding his interactions with the president, documenting what he perceived as improper efforts to influence an ongoing investigation. The reason,...

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Democrat to Congress: President Trump 'must be impeached'

I think that's there a lot of questions that other people - they're out there talking about this event and what's appropriate with some of the stuff with respect to what Dir. "You can weigh in at impe...

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McMaster: Trump Shared 'Wholly Appropriate' Info with Russians, Wasn't Briefed on Sources

McMaster: Trump Shared 'Wholly Appropriate' Info with Russians, Wasn't Briefed on Sources

Powell flatly said: "This story is false". According to the Post , however, Trump relayed "code-word information" to the Russian diplomats - one of the highest classification levels used by the...

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Cargo plane goes off runway at West Virginia airport

Cargo plane goes off runway at West Virginia airport

Airport spokesman Mike Plante said the pilot and co-pilot died, CNN affiliate WCHS-TV in Charleston reported. The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said Friday it was sending an investigativ...

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