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UK's May says police believe they know identity of Manchester attacker

UK's May says police believe they know identity of Manchester attacker

May said police believed they knew the identity of the bomber and police then said a 23-year-old man had been arrested in connection with the attack carried out late on Monday evening as people bega...

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Supreme Court strikes down 2 NC congressional districts

In 2015, the Supreme Court ruled that Alabama's Republican-led Legislature had improperly drawn districts; earlier this year, justices ordered a lower court to reexamine its ruling regarding leg...

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Social media joins hunt for Manchester concert victims

The attack sparked a nightlong search for loved-ones - parents for the children they had accompanied or had been waiting to pick up, and friends for each other after groups were scattered by the blast...

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Trump Tells Russians That Comey Firing Relieved Pressure

Trump Tells Russians That Comey Firing Relieved Pressure

In addition to the Times report , a Washington Post report published around the same time this afternoon revealed that the ongoing Russian Federation probe has labeled a senior White House of...

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Supreme Court rejects challenge to state retroactive tax changes

Supreme Court rejects challenge to state retroactive tax changes

The companies said they were being treated unfairly because the state retroactively changed its tax laws. It chose to repeal it retroactively to 2008. In 2014, the Michigan Legislature retroactively r...

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Icon signs biography of French president-elect Macron

Icon signs biography of French president-elect Macron

However, outside the Kremlin's official channels reactions were dispirited at best. "We need to give a new impetus, a new strength to the eurozone ". "We had become aware of Russian activity", Admira...

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Ex-CIA head to answer questions about Russian meddling

The former Trump adviser has publicly claimed he was paid by a speakers' bureau for his appearance at a Moscow gala for Russian television network RT, but documents previously obtained by the committe...

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National Weather Service Confirms Chetek Tornado, 3 Touchdowns

Firefighters work the site of the damage after a tornado ripped through Prairie Lake Estates trailer home park, just north of Chetek, Wis., Tuesday, May 16, 2017. A confirmed tornado destroyed about 2...

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Boy found dead in stolen car in Mississippi, 3 arrested

Across town, at the district attorney's office, another heart-wrenching scene unfolded as the rest of Kingston's family, including his mother, learned he had died. But still Kingston's great uncle, ...

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Texas Lawmakers Revive 'Bathroom Bill' With Proposal For Public Schools

Texas Lawmakers Revive 'Bathroom Bill' With Proposal For Public Schools

Instead of pushing through SB6, House Republicans elected to staple the bathroom stipulation onto another bill, Senate Bill 2078 , which was initially drafted to deal with natural disaster preparatio...

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Manchester Bombing: Ariana Grande 'Postpones' European Tour Following Terror Attack

Manchester Bombing: Ariana Grande 'Postpones' European Tour Following Terror Attack

The attacker used an "improvised explosive device" but Hopkins did not elaborate on the nature of the bomb. Police believe the blast was carried out by one man and are trying to find out whether he ...

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Amid firestorm at home, Trump to seek reset with Islamic world

Democratic and Republican presidents since Franklin Delano Roosevelt have looked past Saudi Arabia's treatment of its own people to build stronger ties with the royal family there even while calling...

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Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify publicly before lawmakers

Trump has strongly denied any collusion between his 2016 campaign and Russian Federation and has rejected allegations that he pressured Comey to drop a related investigation into former national...

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Texas Moves Forward With "Bathroom Bill" Legislation

The Senate gave preliminary approval to the bathroom bill on Sunday night, but a final vote is necessary to send the bill to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's desk. Just before the bill was debated, a gr...

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Trump asked DNI, NSA to deny evidence of Russia collusion

But both refused and reportedly thought the request was inappropriate. But, the Post noted, this was viewed by both current and former top intelligence officials "as an attempt by the president to...

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Michael Flynn not cooperating in Senate Intelligence Committee's Russian Federation probe

Cummings said the committee's GOP chairman, Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, "should. have his subpoena pen ready" to obtain any White House documents related to Trump's meeting with the Russian foreign mi...

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Manchester attack: Ariana Grande concert hit by explosion, celebs condemn terror act

Manchester attack: Ariana Grande concert hit by explosion, celebs condemn terror act

We continue to do all we can to support them. Prime Minister Theresa May said the incident was being treated as a terrorist attack. "It shocks me every time we hear this sort of news, that attacks l...

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Trump budget slashes safety-net programs

As food-stamp recipients generally live in low-income communities, a cut to their buying power - and thus a cut to their spending in the local economy - likely will exacerbate poverty in those neighbo...

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Trump administration wavers on location of Western Wall

Trump administration wavers on location of Western Wall

Speaking on the tarmac at Ben Gurion Airport, Trump said he had come to "this sacred and ancient land to reaffirm the unbreakable bond between the USA and Israel ". "Mr. President, yesterday in Saudi...

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Never mentioned Israel to Russians over intelligence leak

Never mentioned Israel to Russians over intelligence leak

Netanyahu added that U.S. Ivanka and Melania visited the section of the Wall which was separated for women only to pray. He accused the US government of supporting terrorism by helping rebels opposed ...

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Former Fox News chief Roger Ailes dies at 77

The Palm Beach County Medical Examiner's Office ruled the death an accident but declined further comment pending an autopsy to be completed Friday. Ailes, 77, slipped and fell in the bathroom of h...

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US likely to expand airline laptop ban to Europe, officials say

Any expansion of the ban could impact USA carriers such as United Airlines , Delta Air Lines Inc and American Airlines Group . The Department of Homeland Security will reportedly expand restri...

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Missing Indian mountaineer dies after climbing Mt Everest

Slovak mountaineer Vladimir Strba , 50, also reportedly died on Sunday. Murari Sharma of the Everest Parivar Expedition agency, based in Katmandu, Nepal's capital, said the details of Yearwood's ...

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I never said 'Israel' in meeting with Russians

Trump's seeming openness to at least some of Abbas's concerns has given Palestinians more reason for hope than many may have expected, but still reason to remain wary, some analysts say. George H.W. B...

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Trump administration gives notice on NAFTA renegotiations

Lighthizer says he spoke with his counterparts in Mexico and Canada, adding all three nations will benefit from the renegotiation. He promised a very aggressive negotiating schedule to conclude the ta...

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Radical Islamic terrorism: The dogma that didn't bark in Trump's speech

Trump's next stop as part of his Middle East visit is Israel. The Palestinians also claim east Jerusalem as their capital and previous USA administrations have said the area's fate must be decided...

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President's 2018 budget to include paid family leave

President's 2018 budget to include paid family leave

The White House is expected to unveil its budget on Tuesday. When President Trump originally proposed mandatory maternity leave in September, he was criticized for leaving off fathers and adoptive par...

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Trump Administration Eyeing Low-Income Subsidies in Obamacare Repeal Bill

The American Health Care Act was passed by the House of Representatives on May 4, 2017 as a measure to replace the Affordable Care Act. "The differences in financial assistance offered under the...

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Michael Flynn pleads Fifth Amendment rights in rejecting congressional subpoena

Michael Flynn pleads Fifth Amendment rights in rejecting congressional subpoena

The former national security adviser will invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination on Monday, May 22, 2017, as he notifies the Senate Intelligence committee that he will n...

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Medicaid cuts coming in Trump budget

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The GOP bill would slash federal support of Medicaid by 25% by 2026, compared to current law, according to the Congressional B...

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Pacific Rim countries agree to pursue trade deal sans US

Among representatives of the TPP countries, Paulina Nazal Aranda, general director of worldwide economic affairs at Chile's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told CNBC on Sunday that the TPP-11 were united...

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USA protests 'unprofessional' intercept of Offutt-based plane by Chinese jets

USA protests 'unprofessional' intercept of Offutt-based plane by Chinese jets

It has recently been deployed near the Korean Peninsula over tensions with North Korea . "U.S. military aircraft routinely transit global airspace throughout the Pacific, including the East Chin...

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Iranian president: We don't need anyone's permission to test ballistic missiles

Iranian president: We don't need anyone's permission to test ballistic missiles

Rouhani also said last week's election showed Iranians wanted more democracy and interaction with the world, adding this would lead to much-needed economic progress. Ultimate power in Iran rests not w...

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US Congressmen call for Donald Trump impeachment on House floor

US Congressmen call for Donald Trump impeachment on House floor

If so, by the time the sun sets tonight President Trump will nearly certainly have freshly embarrassed himself and his ancestors or helped write one of his future articles of impeachment like someon...

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FBI's Russian Federation investigation now includes at least one current White House official

FBI's Russian Federation investigation now includes at least one current White House official

In particular, Mr Trump referenced Mr Comey's "poor performance" at a Senate committee hearing the previous week, noting that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had been forced to adjust the record. ...

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