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Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee in open hearing

Burr says the committee wants to hear from Comey on his role in the development of the US intelligence agencies' assessment that Russian Federation interfered in last year's election. The day after fi...

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Tornado watch issued in Charlotte, surrounding region

A few of the thunderstorms could become severe and be capable of producing damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and marginally severe hail. A strong line of storms is moving east from Dalton to Adairs...

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Iranian president calls U.S. relations 'a curvy road'

Iranian president calls U.S. relations 'a curvy road'

For his part, Macron congratulated Rouhani on securing a second term in the Friday's presidential election in Iran. The president also said that the era of interfering in other countries' affairs,...

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Metro Detroiters concerned over Trump's proposed budget cuts

EPA: Trump's budget proposes cuts to a lot of federal agencies, but EPA gets hit worst with a cut of more than 30%. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praised Trump for proposing a budget that ...

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Trump is supposedly restarting his search for a new FBI Director

Trump is supposedly restarting his search for a new FBI Director

Lieberman , a longtime Democrat with no law enforcement experience was seen as an unconventional choice by some, but nonetheless he was called to the White House for a meeting with Trump last week. T...

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Colorado governor responds to President's budget proposal

When asked if Democrats would force a vote in the Senate on Trump's budget in order to show its lack of support as Republicans did to Democrats under Obama, Sanders smiled and said "that may w...

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Showers Move Southeast Monday Evening, Overnight

Any outdoor plans should be safe, but keep a jacket handy with morning temperatures back in the 40s and 50s. High: Upper 60s-Low 70s. Nothing more than an isolated light shower or sprinkles around Met...

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Cosby arrives for Day 3 of jury selection

Judge Steven O'Neill for now rejected the argument after prosecutors said the second woman was a former Pittsburgh detective who sued the city after she was arrested in a public scandal. Cosby, 79, ...

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GOP Bill Could Undercut Some Coverage In Job-Based Insurance

GOP Bill Could Undercut Some Coverage In Job-Based Insurance

The Director of the Center for Medicaid and Medicaid Services reportedly told insurers that the payments would stop unless insurers supported the House Republican health care bill. Many Republic...

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Trump and the Promise (And Pitfalls) of Mideast Peace

He compared Iran's election with Saudi Arabia's monarchy, and also vowed that missile tests would continue. A $110 billion defence deal signed with the Saudis, with much more in terms of commerce ...

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Vermont Governor Vetoes Marijuana Legalization--For Now [FEATURE]

Vermont Governor Vetoes Marijuana Legalization--For Now [FEATURE]

It also would have established a study commission to look at cannabis tax-and-regulate models in other states and make recommendations for how Vermont should set up its own market. Scott said he would...

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Trump says Palestinians 'ready to reach for peace,' but Rubio doubtful

Trump says Palestinians 'ready to reach for peace,' but Rubio doubtful

Greenblatt has sought input from a range of experts and former United States officials involved in the peace process, but administration officials insist the officials leading the peace process will b...

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'Joker' arrested after pointing gun at passing vehicles, police say

'Joker' arrested after pointing gun at passing vehicles, police say

According to NBC Miami , an officer spotted 29-year-old Lawrence Patrick Sullivan walking out of the front of an apartment complex. The officer questioned Sullivan while conducting a pat-down. On e...

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DC, Va. parks among top in nation

DC, Va. parks among top in nation

Plano improved its score from a year ago. In fact, most are in the bottom 50 of the index. Park Access, which measures the percentage of residents living within a 10-minute walk of a park, appro...

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Notre Dame bumps up security ahead of Mike Pence's visit, planned protests

Notre Dame bumps up security ahead of Mike Pence's visit, planned protests

More than 100 students, relatives and faculty members walked out when he stepped up to the podium. "However, it is an egregious insult to invite Pence to speak at the celebration of the accomplis...

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Iran's foreign minister accuses U.S. of 'Iranophobia'

Iran's reformist President Hassan Rouhani's reelection is good for Armenia, since it means that the implementation of the agreements reached between the two neighboring countries recently will not ...

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Interviews well underway for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Interviews well underway for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump told NBC News' Lester Holt in an interview this week that he "actually asked" Comey if he was under investigation. They are among more than a dozen candidates Trump is considering, a group...

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Cher Slays & Wins the Billboard Icon Award

Cher Slays & Wins the Billboard Icon Award

Cher , who was honoured with the prestigious icon award at the ceremony, gave a high-powered performance of her classic hits " Believe " and " If I Could Turn Back Time ". As you may have read , toda...

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Trump administration unveils first budget with 3.6-trillion-dollar spending cut

White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney has indicated that the budget uses a lower growth rate for the federal government's share of future Medicaid spending. For example, the budget includes a ...

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Russian Federation investigation identifies White House official as person of interest

Russian Federation investigation identifies White House official as person of interest

Investigators have started conducting interviews and using a grand jury to issue subpoenas. "As the president has stated before, a thorough investigation will confirm that there was no collusion bet...

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Sheriff: $500M in poppy plants seized in North Carolina

Sheriff: $500M in poppy plants seized in North Carolina

The plants were in rows, like corn, in a field behind a home on Poultry Road. The reports say undercover officers with the Catawba County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant for the field this ...

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Trump Meets Somber Pope at the Vatican

Trump Meets Somber Pope at the Vatican

When Trump departed, he told the pope: "Thank you, I won't forget what you said ". In addition, he gave Trump copies of his documents on "The Joy of the Gospel", on the family and " Laudato Si'...

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Gas station's nacho cheese sauce is now linked to patient's death

Martin Galindo also ate from the gas station before dying amid a severe case of botulism, according to San Francisco's KGO-TV , leaving behind his wife and two children. We were notified by the FDA ...

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Former CIA director says 'Russia brazenly interfered' in election

Brennan said Trump would have violated intelligence protocols if reports are true that he passed classified information to Lavrov and Kislyak. Coats went on to say that he had "no awareness" of w...

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President Trump Touched an Orb and Illuminated the Internet

President Trump Touched an Orb and Illuminated the Internet

Settle down as we round up the more intriguing and awkward moments of his trip so far. We had to start with The Orb. How could we not? It also became plain that Mr Trump has given his endorsemen...

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Chaffetz will resign, raising doubts about Trump probe

He rescinded his endorsement of Trump a year ago after recordings surfaced of the reality show star bragging about groping women, only to hastily re-endorse Trump shortly before the FBI announced it w...

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Ariana Grande returns to USA following Manchester bombing

It's still unclear how the attacker entered the area undetected and security at the Manchester Arena is being scrutinized. "As a result of (the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre's) decision the poli...

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Michael Flynn Gets Another Chance From Intelligence Committee

Speaking to reporters Tuesday afternoon in Capitol Hill, Burr and Warner announced they've issued two new subpoenas to Flynn's business and expect compliance. The attorneys told the Senate intelligenc...

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Trump's food stamp proposal builds on previous GOP efforts

Trump's food stamp proposal builds on previous GOP efforts

Nonpartisan groups estimate that Trump's plan would cost the government between $3 and $7 trillion over the next ten years. The budget also calls for tax cuts and a balanced budget, according to ...

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Strong storms, tornadoes possible in parts of Deep South

Bamberg, Calhoun and Orangeburg counties are all also under a flash flood watch through Wednesday evening. Our unsettled weather pattern ramps up Wednesday with a severe storm and tornado risk from ...

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Trump asked former Ind. Sen. Dan Coats to deny Russian Federation collusion

Trump asked former Ind. Sen. Dan Coats to deny Russian Federation collusion

What's more, we now know that Trump asked the Director of National Intelligence and the director of the National Security Agency to publicly deny the existence of collusion between his campaign a...

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USDA, Trump Take Different Tactics On Ag Trade, Rural Economies

USDA, Trump Take Different Tactics On Ag Trade, Rural Economies

Trump issued a detailed fiscal year 2018 federal budget proposal yesterday (23 May), recommending drastic cuts to agricultural and rural related agencies and programmes. "The danger is that the extr...

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Peter Gorski: Bill will increase costs, lower coverage

Despite public statements from Republican senators about "productive meetings" to produce a bill in the upper chamber to repeal and replace Obamacare , a GOP aide familiar with the negotiations s...

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Donald Trump asked intelligence chiefs to sink FBI investigation

Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, wrote on Twitter on Monday that Comey now wanted to speak to Mueller before he gives public testimony and that a hear...

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Virginia wins 3rd straight NCAA men's tennis title over UNC

The dawgs were defeated 4-3 by #9 ranked North Carolina in another rain affected match. Against the Longhorns, Virginia picked up the doubles point and easy 6-1, 6-0 and 6-2, 6-1 wins by Collin Alt...

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