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Turkey wants U.S. envoy on Islamic State removed over Kurdish policy

The State Department also said that acting Deputy Secretary of State Tom Shannon spoke with Turkish Ambassador Serdar Kilic about the fighting that left at least nine injured, including a DC pol...

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Illinois House has spent less than six hours in session this month

Illinois House has spent less than six hours in session this month

The state will end the fiscal year June 30 almost $6 billion in the hole, not counting a $14.4 billion heap of overdue bills. He says he wants to make sure a property tax freeze is also passed. Gov. B...

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Unaffordable health care for many

Attendees included several other Republicans plus three Democrats: Sens. Ted Cruz, a lawmaker who might once have been a thorn in the side of leadership, but now finds himself a key player at the ne...

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High court ruling may give voter rights groups a strong tool

High court ruling may give voter rights groups a strong tool

But the redrawn districts have been legally challenged, too, and it seems probable the courts may reject the new ones on the same grounds. Justice Neil Gorsuch did not participate in the case , whi...

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DOJ: No ethics conflict for special counsel in Russian Federation probe

DOJ: No ethics conflict for special counsel in Russian Federation probe

When Comey advised the president that it would be hard to identify the leaks without the cooperation of journalists, Trump told the Federal Bureau of Investigation director to send reporters to ja...

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Texas GOP reaches deal on 'bathroom bill'

The Texas House gave final approval Monday morning to a bill banning transgender-friendly bathrooms in the state's public schools, turning down one final Democratic amendment that would have allowed...

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Trump to rely on outside counsel for Russian Federation probe

The White House has not yet responded to a request for comment. Kasowitz has represented Trump a number of times in the past and has a long relationship with the president, Business Insider reported...

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North Korea's latest missile launch suggests progress toward ICBM

North Korea's latest missile launch suggests progress toward ICBM

The US military's Pacific Command said the type of missile fired was "not consistent" with an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), according to Reuters reports. The initial assessment is the m...

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Chinese rappers to South Korea: 'Big brother' opposes missile shield

Chinese rappers to South Korea: 'Big brother' opposes missile shield

A top US Navy commander on Wednesday pushed for a "sense of urgency" over North Korea's nuclear and missile development, stressing it even threatens Pyongyang's allies China and Russian Federation. On...

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Donald Trump Becomes First Sitting US President To Visit The Western Wall

The Palestinians are deeply divided, with Fatah in charge in the West Bank and in Gaza the Islamists of Hamas, who have been condemned by President Trump in the last few days as terrorists. He added...

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Muslim countries must lead anti-terrorism battle

In his speech, Trump called on them to help combat a "crisis of Islamic extremism" emanating from the region. US President Donald Trump's recent anti-Iran remarks were aimed at "milking" Saudi Ar...

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Oklahoma governor to tour tornado damage

Fitzgerald said local and state officials are calling it a tornado, but that hasn't been confirmed by the National Weather Service , he said. Barton County spokeswoman Donna Zimmerman said the torn...

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Trump budget proposal draws mixed reaction in Congress

Trump budget proposal draws mixed reaction in Congress

President Trump on Tuesday will propose cutting federal spending by $3.6 trillion over 10 years, a historic budget contraction that would severely ratchet back spending across dozens of programs and ...

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Trump leaves Israel, says Middle East was 'great'

During his brief stay the United States leader met with Israeli and Palestinian leaders, visited Christian and Jewish holy sites in Jerusalem , paid respects at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum an...

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Trump's $4T budget arrives on Capitol Hill

President Donald Trump on Tuesday sent Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that relies on faster economic growth and steep cuts to programs for the poor in a bid to balance the government's books...

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Jury for Cosby's sex assault trial starts to take shape

Jury for Cosby's sex assault trial starts to take shape

The demographic as of now reportedly consists of a middle-aged white woman, a middle-aged white man with a relative who is a sexual assault survivor, a young white men, and an elderly white man, and a...

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Man Charged After Mocking, Assaulting Victim With Cerebral Palsy

Man Charged After Mocking, Assaulting Victim With Cerebral Palsy

After the incident, police said , Baker could be seen fleeing the scene. Police say Baker and his friends were at the store, when the 22-year-old male victim drove into the parking lot and parked h...

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12-year-old girl found — AMBER ALERT CANCELED

12-year-old girl found — AMBER ALERT CANCELED

Troopers say McKenzie Wilson was found unharmed Tuesday afternoon. Police say she was taken by two teenagers who are believed to be armed with handguns. The VEHICLE has been identified as a Red...

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Flynn rejects Trump-Russia probe subpoena; Dems say he lied

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn - a critical figure in the United States' Russia inquiries - denied investigators Monday by refusing to comply with a Senate subpoena. Gen Flynn, a r...

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WEATHER: Showers sticking around through the weekend

WEATHER: Showers sticking around through the weekend

Breezy northwesterly winds at 10-18mph will hold temperatures about 10° below average on Wednesday as highs will only be in the upper 70s under mostly sunny skies. The high will get to only 72. S...

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Police release dashcam video from traffic stop before Toni Anderson died

Police release dashcam video from traffic stop before Toni Anderson died

The medical examiner said Anderson's manner of death is considered accidental and the contributing factors are ethanol, cocaine and amphetamine intoxication. Investigators have video surveillance with...

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Man Arrested in Connection to Deadly Bombing at Ariana Grande Concert

As the Greater Manchester police tweeted that there were several children among the deceased, their grief gave way to indignation. And Northern Ireland's former two-weight world champion boxer Car...

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Wiersholm sends Cavs to NCAA championship

Wiersholm sends Cavs to NCAA championship

Senior J.C. Aragone (Yorba Linda, Calif.) put the Cavaliers on the brink of victory with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Herkko Pollanen on court five. Then, with Henrik Wiersholm serving for the match at 40-30, ...

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'Stop killing each other,' 6-year-old says in Facebook video

'Stop killing each other,' 6-year-old says in Facebook video

I'm really scared to die, and I'm really scared for my family to die". Almost 100,000 people had viewed the video by Monday afternoon. Cheatham, who works at the St. Cheatham tells KTVI in St. L...

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Trump Asked Top Intel Officials To Push Back Publicly on Russia Probe

Trump Asked Top Intel Officials To Push Back Publicly on Russia Probe

Citing current and former intelligence officials, the Post said both Rogers and Coats, who was appointed by Trump , did not comply with his request. In a statement , the White House refused to c...

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Britain suspends election campaign after suspected attack

Britain suspends election campaign after suspected attack

A street close to England's Manchester Arena is cordoned off Monday, as police confirm fatalities after a concert there by Ariana Grande . Two US officials who spoke on condition of anonymity sai...

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BTS Becomes First Kpop Group to Win Billboard Music Award

BTS Becomes First Kpop Group to Win Billboard Music Award

Billy Ray opened up about Noah's music on the red carpet. "I wanted to do what I do since I was 4 years old and I've been doing it for 53 years", said Cher , who turned 71 on Saturday. "So why...

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Republicans already giving Trump's budget a cold shoulder

Republicans already giving Trump's budget a cold shoulder

Details on Trump's budget will not be publicly released until Tuesday, but the Associated Press and other outlets were briefed by White House budget director Mick Mulvaney. The money would go in par...

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Israelis and Palestinans are ready 'to reach for peace'

The two leaders will meet in the West Bank . Trump has vowed to do whatever necessary to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians , dubbing a peace accord " the ultimate deal ". And last w...

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National Football League owners approve lease for Raiders' $1.9 billion Vegas stadium

National Football League owners approve lease for Raiders' $1.9 billion Vegas stadium

Although the National Football League could request that the Nevada Gaming Commission prohibit access to such apps at the stadium through the use of geolocation technology, Tony Alamo, a spokesperson ...

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Here's what we know about the 'barbaric' Manchester Arena attack so far

Parents, relatives and friends are frantically trying to contact people still missing after the explosion, flooding social media with images as they try to track them down. Online, supporters of the e...

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Reynolds to reveal 'forward-looking policy' in first speech as governor (AUDIO)

Reynolds to reveal 'forward-looking policy' in first speech as governor (AUDIO)

Branstad was confirmed to the ambassadorship post by the U.S. Senate by an 82-to-13 vote early Monday evening. "We're even more fortunate to have him represent the country and our great state on the w...

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Trump reportedly urged top intel officials to publicly deny collusion with Russian Federation

If Trump tried to influence former FBI Director James B. Comey , he likely did the same with other senior government officials, the Connecticut Democrat said. Asked whether the Post report was ...

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Is the USA considering banning laptops on all flights from Europe?

Is the USA considering banning laptops on all flights from Europe?

DHS confirmed to the Daily Beast that a European ban was "under consideration". The discussion, the latest in a series of meetings that have been held, will include domestic and worldwide airline ...

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Pacific Rim ministers meet in Hanoi, seek to revive TPP

Pacific Rim ministers meet in Hanoi, seek to revive TPP

With his tough rhetoric on winning back American jobs, President Trump's elevation to the White House has raised serious fears over a new protectionist era. He said China was a firm advocate of the ...

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