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North Korea leader Kim Jong Un guides test of new anti-aircraft weapon

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un guides test of new anti-aircraft weapon

This is the first time the U.S. military has attempted to test a ground-based interceptor against an "intercontinental class target", said the Missile Defence Agency. The KCNA previously reported that...

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White House silent on reported Kushner 'communications channel' with Moscow

White House silent on reported Kushner 'communications channel' with Moscow

Flynn served briefly as Trump's national security adviser before being fired in February after officials said he misled Vice President Mike Pence about whether he and the ambassador had discussed USA ...

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CBO: Hundreds of Thousands of Coloradans Could Lose Health Coverage

CBO: Hundreds of Thousands of Coloradans Could Lose Health Coverage

Democrats cited the analysis as further evidence that the GOP effort to repeal Obama's 2010 law, a staple of Donald Trump's presidential campaign and those of numerous Republican congressional candi...

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President Trump's budget does not add up ($2 trillion math error)

President Trump's budget does not add up ($2 trillion math error)

The budget also slashes funding for other low-income assistance programs, the State Department, worldwide aid and the Department of Education. South Carolina Rep. The International Rescue Committe...

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Texas approves bill to allow guns near school in parked cars

Texas approves bill to allow guns near school in parked cars

Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday signed Senate Bill 7 , which aims to crack down on inappropriate teacher-student relationships in Texas . U.S. District Court Judge Sam Sparks ruled Texas can not re...

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Money has started pouring into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, says Donald Trump

The American president went so far as to say that he'd been rooting for Macron, according to French reports-though Trump said days before the first round of of the French election that he thought Le...

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Mayor: Lynch remark shows need for talk of race

Mayor: Lynch remark shows need for talk of race

Karl Oliver, a Republican state representative, said in a Facebook post that the destruction of monuments was "heinous and horrific" and accused the Louisiana state officials responsible of acting...

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CBO Report: 23 Million to Lose Coverage Under AHCA

The report projected the net premiums for different income levels under the current Affordable Care Act and the proposed AHCA in 2026. Republicans sold the American Health Care Act (AHCA), th...

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Southern Rocker Gregg Allman Dies At 69

Southern Rocker Gregg Allman Dies At 69

After a 1968 sojourn to Los Angeles yielded little more than a demo recording of the hauntingly post-apocalyptic folk song, "Morning Dew", Duane and Gregg packed it up, moved to Macon, put the ban...

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Justice Department to ask Supreme Court to review blocking Trump's travel ban

The fact that he's acting within his legal authority is now apparently completely irrelevant as long as someone can make the case that Trump would do something frightful and terrible if only he could,...

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Mattis: Trump 'wide open' on climate change

That tweet set a timeframe for the United States to quickly reconsider its original position, contained in the G7 communique, of abstaining from the pact. The communique notes the Americans are, thus,...

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G7 leaders agree to fight protectionism, but U.S. hedges on Paris Agreement

G7 leaders agree to fight protectionism, but U.S. hedges on Paris Agreement

Trudeau's office said in a statement . The G-7 statement provides the United States more time to resolve internal White House debates about whether to pull out of the pact. President Trump has ha...

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Watchdog: '23 million to lose health coverage under GOP health bill'

The CBO released its report Wednesday, almost three weeks after 217 Republicans voted in favor of Trumpcare and pushed it through the House - all without knowing how the legislation would af...

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Trump Tells Confidants He's Pulling Out Of The Paris Climate Agreement

Trump Tells Confidants He's Pulling Out Of The Paris Climate Agreement

Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from the summit in the town of Taormina. US Defense Secretary James Mattis, in comments to be aired fully in a TV interview Sunday, said Trump - famously skeptical ...

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Supreme Court decides only Democrats can use race in gerrymandering

The 12th wasn't alone in this particular case. It's been progressing. It went from a tool being used by conservatives to stop the creation of majority-minority districts to now a tool to try to pull t...

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Trump to decide next week whether to quit Paris climate agreement

Trump to decide next week whether to quit Paris climate agreement

Her comments came on the final day of the Sicily event, where global leaders were trying to persuade Trump to stay in a landmark climate change deal. Members of his administration are deadlocked abo...

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Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work

Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work

A special commission that was authorized by voters approved an increase, but House Republican leaders refused to allocate money for it. But Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, said the ta...

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Seniors not on board with GOP's healthcare plan

The AHCA would reduce projected spending on Medicaid by $834 billion over 10 years, and 14 million fewer people would be covered by Medicaid in 2026 - a reduction of about 17 percent from the enro...

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Trump administration asks for time to weigh Obamacare subsidies

Trump administration asks for time to weigh Obamacare subsidies

The administration said it will continue paying these cost-sharing subsidies until then, but experts including the Kaiser Family Foundation's Larry Levitt says it continues the marketplace uncertain...

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Trump trip a 'home run'

Trump trip a 'home run'

He's been willing to risk disapproval, engaging in an extraordinary scolding of close allies over their responsibility to pay for mutual defense. President Trump is recapping his first foreign trip ...

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Oregon clinches spot in the Women's College World Series

Oregon clinches spot in the Women's College World Series

Kentucky, the home team in the second game of the best-of-three series, got on the board first Saturday with two runs in the bottom of the first inning. No. 9 hitter Taylor Ellis' two-out, two-run dou...

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Telltale's Guardians of the Galaxy Episode 2

Telltale's Guardians of the Galaxy Episode 2 "Under Pressure" Launch Date Announced

The action-packed, new attraction, filled with the irreverent humor of the smash-hit " Guardians of the Galaxy " films, opens May 27 to launch Summer of Heroes . As with other Telltale series, Und...

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Indiana Legislators React To CBO Score On GOP Health Care Bill

While the AHCA contains a few provisions meant to counterbalance this, such as high-risk pools , they're largely symbolic in nature and, according to the CBO , won't prevent the worst fears of repea...

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US President Donald Trump to decide on Paris accord next week

US President Donald Trump to decide on Paris accord next week

Under the G-7 agreement, the Trump administration will be given more time to consider whether it will remain committed to the 2015 Paris deal to rein in greenhouse gas emissions. And now Trump has a...

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Gregg Allman (1947 - 2017)

Allman had suffered the effects of hepatitis C for many years, leading to a liver transplant in 2010. "His love for his family and bandmates was passionate as was the love he had for his extraordinar...

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CBO estimates 23M without coverage by 2026 under GOP health care plan

Additionally, he praised tax credits included in the amended health care bill, which range from between $2,000- $4,000 per year for an individual and up to $14,000 per year for a family. The latest bi...

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Durbin rips Republican health care bill after CBO report

Rather than trying to improve the Affordable Care Act , Trump and Republicans are now destabilizing it by not guaranteeing payment to insurers to pay subsidies under the present ACA. House Speaker ...

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World Leaders Blamed Donald Trump for Failure to Reach Climate Change Agreement

World Leaders Blamed Donald Trump for Failure to Reach Climate Change Agreement

Italian police have used tear gas against anarchists, communists and other anti-global protesters after the Group of Seven summit in Sicily. Numerous protesters carried flags or wore bandanas over...

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Donald Trump Leaves Italy's Taormina At End Of Summit

Donald Trump Leaves Italy's Taormina At End Of Summit

Why is there no deal on climate change? In an unprecedented step, the USA broke from the other six nations in a joint statement issued at the summit's conclusion, saying America is reviewing its...

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GOP Senators Wrestle With Health-care Overhaul

Although the Republican-lead American Health Care Act passed the House of Representatives, its chances in the Senate are rather slim. "They want us to stay here and get the job done", Patrick said ...

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A White House press release hopes for 'peach' between Palestine and Israel

A White House press release hopes for 'peach' between Palestine and Israel

Trump arrived in Bethlehem in a motorcade, crossing a checkpoint at Israel's controversial separation wall, and was greeted by Abbas and other dignitaries outside the presidential palace, The Wash...

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Apparently Officials Were Warned About The Manchester Bomber Five Years Ago

Tension between British and US officials began following a series of leaks about the investigation into the bombing, which has led to the U.K.to raise its terrorism threat level to " critical " and ...

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Half of new jury pool has view on Cosby's guilt

After jury selection ended, judge O'Neill, who is presiding over Cosby's trial, praised Allegheny County for its accommodations. Jury selection in Cosby's sexual assault case was completed on We...

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CCTV shows bomber on night of attack

CCTV shows bomber on night of attack

The terror attack took place outside the Manchester Arena on Monday, shortly after Grande's concert there had ended, when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device. British Prime Minister Ther...

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Zbigniew Brzezinski, national security advisor and political scientist, dead at 89

Brzezinski served as an adviser during President John F. Kennedy's 1960 presidential campaign and pushed for detente to prevent antagonizing the Soviet Union. He was awarded the Presidential Medal o...

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