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Senate GOP at Impasse on Health Care, but Will Push Forward Anyway

Health care groups that represent doctors and patients are warning members of Congress that the House Republicans' plan to overhaul the Affordable Care Act would hurt people who need insurance most....

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Federal Bureau of Investigation declines to provide Comey memos to Congress

Federal Bureau of Investigation declines to provide Comey memos to Congress

Congress has already had trouble getting some documents for its ongoing investigations. The Americans mentioned in the document insisted they did not know each other and had never spoken, and there wa...

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Comey acted on fake intelligence

Meanwhile, The Washington Post reported that the FBI is investigating meetings that President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, had in December with Russian officials. According to the CNN sto...

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Fresh from his travels, Trump rails on Twitter about 'fake news'

The US President is the only one of the Group of Seven leaders who declined to face the press during the summit. Fake news reporters are too busy making up stories to bother with the truth. Only one W...

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Trump Tells Allies He Plans to Remove US From Paris Climate Agreement

Although Trump made it clear during the campaign and in multiple conversations before his overseas trip that he favored withdrawal, he has been known to abruptly change his mind - and often floats not...

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Emmanuel Macron Was Warned About Trump's Bizarre Handshake

The French president reportedly referred to his now legendary handshake with Trump as "a moment of truth". "We need to show that we won't make small concessions, even symbolic ones, while not overhypi...

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What Greg Gianforte's win in Montana taught Washington

Donald Trump Jr. campaigned with Gianforte in the weeks prior to the election, and Vice President Mike Pence recorded robocalls for the candidate. Democratic candidate Rob Quist is consoled by a su...

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Crews get air support as they battle Los Angeles brush fires

Crews get air support as they battle Los Angeles brush fires

Both Black Canyon and Daisy Mountain fire crews responded to a reported debris fire in a junk yard Saturday evening to find winds had moved the fire out of the yard, starting the brush fire . More th...

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USA fresh produce firms call for "modernised" NAFTA

In a statement , talks will begin no earlier than August 16, 2017. It proposes "modernization" of the agreement, with new provisions on digital trade , intellectual-property rights, labor and enviro...

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Trump reported to have told confidants United States will leave Paris climate deal

The US has been hesitant to give its backing to the Paris agreement amid shifting policies in Trump's administration, Efe news reported . "The entire discussion about climate was very hard, if no...

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Trump May Appoint Former Senator Joe Lieberman New FBI Director

Trump May Appoint Former Senator Joe Lieberman New FBI Director

The former presidential candidate met with Trump Wednesday and the Associated Press reported that he said it was a "good meeting". A source told Politico that Trump bonded with Lieberman dur...

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Kushner back channel involved Syria

Contacts between Trump associates and Russian officials during the campaign coincided with what US intelligence agencies concluded was a Kremlin effort through computer hacking, fake news and propag...

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Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria, report says

The alleged proposal was made at a meeting on December 1 or December 2 at Trump Tower in NY with Russia's Ambassador Sergei Kislyak, weeks before Trump took office. Lt Gen McMaster refused to comment ...

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Annual Memorial Day parade Monday

Annual Memorial Day parade Monday

He said it's a time to remember the friends he lost during the war and share their stories with the younger generation. "We probably would not be here today, if it were not for these guys right here",...

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Volunteers honor veterans at Andersonville National Cemetery

Volunteers honor veterans at Andersonville National Cemetery

Veterans from the Persian Gulf War, World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War were among those who received the flags Friday morning. Donations to the post cover the costs. Lonnie Reed said. The other...

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Trump Boasted of Firing 'Nut Job' James Comey to Russian Ambassador

Trump Boasted of Firing 'Nut Job' James Comey to Russian Ambassador

TASS posted pictures showing the trio together in the Oval Office, angering the White House and adding odd and ironic optics to questions swirling around the White House over Comey's firing and the in...

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Incredible drone footage shows scope of Chetek tornado damage

Incredible drone footage shows scope of Chetek tornado damage

The governor told reporters it was "nothing short of a miracle" that more people weren't hurt. Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald told WCCO-TV, Channel 4, that he saw "total destruction", unlike any he's seen...

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FBI declines to provide Comey memos to Congress

FBI declines to provide Comey memos to Congress

Chaffetz makes a new request for documents "outside the scope" of Mueller's investigation "as soon as possible, but no later than June 8, 2017". "I requested those [Comey's] memorandum and any relat...

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White House officials refuse to comment on Jared Kushner's Russian Federation ties

Reports that Kushner and former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn wanted to set up a secret communication channel with Moscow are based on a report Kislyak supposedly sent to his superiors th...

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Ex-CIA head testifies Russian Federation ties troubling

Ex-CIA head testifies Russian Federation ties troubling

The comments came one day after lawyers for Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn informed the Senate Intelligence Committee that he would not cooperate with a subpoena for record...

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Ex-ambassador: Russian Federation is a 'dark cloud' for Trump's administration

Part of the strategy for managing disclosures like this is getting Trump back on the road, Reuters reported . The reports cite communications intercepted by usa intelligence officials. Besides ...

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It's clear Russian Federation interfered with U.S. election — Ex-CIA chief

It's clear Russian Federation interfered with U.S. election — Ex-CIA chief

The FBI is also conducting a counterintelligence investigation into Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. Schiff said the House panel had invited its first group of witnesses to testify, it i...

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Boy injured in fall on opening day for California water park

Boy injured in fall on opening day for California water park

The ride had only been operating for 90 minutes. Below is footage of the event happening. The slide will remain closed as the city investigates. The new park - called The Wave - is at 4201 Centr...

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Portland attack: 'Heroes' killed stopping anti-Muslim attacker

Portland attack: 'Heroes' killed stopping anti-Muslim attacker

Evelin Hernandez, who was also aboard the train, told The Oregonian that the stabbing occurred after a group of men attempted to intervene against the verbal abuse. A third victim, 21-year-old Micah...

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Israelis mark 50 years since capture of Jerusalem's Old City

Under a 2016 agreement, Washington already bankrolls Israel's military spending to the tune of $3.8 billion dollars annually over 10 years, making the Jewish state the top recipient of U.S. So en rout...

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Police identify victims in Oregon train attack

Police identify victims in Oregon train attack

Police on Saturday identified the victims as 53-year-old Ricky John Best and 23-year-old Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche. Best died at the scene, and Meche died at a hospital, police said. Sergeant Pe...

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McMaster: 'Not concerned' after Kushner back-channel reports

Here's a closer look at the man. Reports from several outlets-including the Washington Post , the New York Times , and Reuters-alleged on Friday that Trump's senior advisor and son-in-law-in-chi...

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Remembering Former Senator, Baseball Hall-of Famer Jim Bunning

Remembering Former Senator, Baseball Hall-of Famer Jim Bunning

He played baseball professionally from 1955 to 1971, mostly with Detroit and Philadelphia. He also belonged to a rare group of major league pitchers to throw a flawless game in the modern era, perform...

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Miami Officials Investigating Sudden Cancellation Of World OutGames

Miami Officials Investigating Sudden Cancellation Of World OutGames

World OutGames Miami has canceled a portion of its 10-day event this year amid financial turmoil. Financially-strapped organizers are now faced with furious athletes who had already traveled to th...

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US National Security Adviser 'not concerned' with Kushner, Russia back-channel allegations

Speaking on MSNBC's The Last Word, John McLaughlan said the first reaction among the intelligence community would be to ask: "Is this a prank?" "That is indicative of espionage activity of an Americ...

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National Security Adviser: 'Not Concerned' About Kushner Back-channel Reports

But H.R. McMaster, who replaced Mr Flynn as National Security Adviser said so-called "back-channeling" was completely normal. White House silent on Kushner "communications channel" reportsThe White ...

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Texas considers trans bathroom bill for public schools

Texas considers trans bathroom bill for public schools

Supporters described limiting the scope to schools as "middle ground" and hinted that it could soften the kinds of costly boycotts that hit North Carolina after it approved its bathroom bill previou...

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Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal

Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal

The G-7 leaders had better luck finding agreement on the other problematic topic at the summit, trade. "The threat has entered a new stage (as North Korea tests missiles and nuclear weapons) ... Cli...

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Iraq attempts to seize last Daesh positions in Mosul

A boy carries heavy belongings through the rubble as he flees fighting between Iraqi special forces and ISIS militants in western Mosul on May 15. The Iraqi government on Friday announced a call f...

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'Hero' son died trying to stop racist attack on two girls

Mr Meche's mother, Asha Deliverance of Ashland, Oregon , confirmed on Facebook that her son had been killed. "He was a hero and will remain a hero on the other side of the veil. Portland police g...

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