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Germany, Austria slam US sanctions against Russia

The House and Senate , as well as a special counsel appointed by the Justice Department, are all investigating Russia's activities related to last year's USA elections, as well as potential links t...

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Puerto Rico votes in favor of U.S. statehood

The question at the heart of the non-binding referendum has been asked of Puerto Rican voters before - four times, in fact. The vote is not the first of its kind, and does not mean that Puerto Rico...

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U.S. congressman Steve Scalise still critical after Washington shooting

Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old man from IL, in the months and weeks before Wednesday morning's shooting. Despite the tragedy, Pence said the best of America will shine at Thursday night's congressional...

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U.S. congressman's condition improves but still critical after shooting

The single round traveled across Scalise's pelvis, "fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding" stated the hospital Wednesday night. "He's in some trouble, but he's a gr...

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People keep interrupting Sen. Kamala Harris

People keep interrupting Sen. Kamala Harris

This time , a male colleague, Sen . Mr Sessions testified publicly as part of the committee's ongoing investigation into whether Trump campaign officials conspired with the Russian governmen...

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ATF: Congressional shooter used 9 mm handgun, 7.62 caliber rifle

ATF: Congressional shooter used 9 mm handgun, 7.62 caliber rifle

Facebook has since deleted the dead suspect's account. Sanders acknowledged Wednesday that Hodgkinson had apparently been among many volunteers on his 2016 campaign. Two people involved were tran...

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Black Capitol Police Agents Hailed As Heroes After GOP Shooting

Black Capitol Police Agents Hailed As Heroes After GOP Shooting

Duncan found that memory hard to shake Thursday night as he stood in for Scalise at second base. Shimkus says he's against extra security for congressional lawmakers because it would be impossible t...

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Authorities say escaped Georgia inmates caught in Tennessee

The two men then crashed the stolen auto and ran off. Goodwin told News 2 the men surrendered after they were approached. The Bedford County Sheriff's Office told WSMV law enforcement stopped the ...

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WaPo: Mueller Investigating Kushner's Finances

The Washington Post had earlier reported that investigators were scrutinizing separate meetings that Kushner held with Russians in December - first with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and the...

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Who else but Trump to call for a nation full of apprentices?

It calls for federally funded education and workforce development programs that don't work to be "improved or eliminated so that taxpayer dollars can be channeled to more effective uses". President Do...

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Stabbing suspect to face judge as ER nurse fights for her life

Stabbing suspect to face judge as ER nurse fights for her life

The nurse was treated immediately in the ED and was flown to Worcester, Mass . -based UMass Memorial Medical Center after being stabilized. She's listed in stable but critical condition. O'Regan is b...

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Trump considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller — CEO of Newsmax

Trump considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller — CEO of Newsmax

Robert Mueller , the special prosecutor, has allegedly broadened the FBI's investigation to include the US President . Sessions is testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday a...

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Secret Service says it has no Trump tapes when asked by WSJ

The response comes after the Wall Street Journal reported on a May 15th Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request they submitted to the Secret Service. 'I've seen the tweet about the tapes, ' Com...

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Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators

Mr. Trump's morning tweets included what seemed like a jab at former FBI Director Robert Mueller , the new Special Counsel for the Russian Federation probe, as he said the investigation was being ...

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Trump Responds To Comey Testimony, Calls Former FBI Director 'A Leaker'

Trump Responds To Comey Testimony, Calls Former FBI Director 'A Leaker'

In a press conference in the Rose Garden on Friday , Trump suggested that Comey lied under oath when he told the Senate Intelligence Committee about Trump's Flynn request. Trump , in his first pre...

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Central NY Congresswoman Gets Threatening Email After Shooting Of Rep. Steve Scalise

Claudia Tenney , a freshman representative from the Utica area, received the message Wednesday in the hours after her fellow House Republican Steve Scalise , from Louisiana, was shot in Alexandria...

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Judge reaches verdict in Michelle Carter trial

This story has been corrected to show the first name of the suicide victim is Conrad, not Carter. The fate of Michelle Carter , who allegedly encouraged her boyfriend Conrad Roy III to suicide, w...

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Cosby's 2004 deposition is read at his sexual assault trial

Bill Cosby walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial in Norristown, Pa ., Thursday , June 8, 2017. At one point, Andrea Constand got on the phone, and while ...

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Mueller investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice

The office of Director of National Intelligence and Ledgett declined to comment. The meeting comes a day after politicians questioned Justice Department officials about the probe and Mr Mueller's ...

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Sessions asks Congress to let him prosecute medical marijuana providers

Sessions sent a letter to Congress last week arguing that marijuana is a gateway drug and his department should have latitude to prosecute medical marijuana cases. and substance abuse disorder and...

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Governor Sam Brownback signs education funding bill

Governor Sam Brownback signs education funding bill

The new formula made law by Brownback in many ways resembles the system jettisoned a couple of years ago. The justices found the state's current funding system unconstitutional in the ongoing Gannon v...

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Minnesota officer says motorist had hand on gun when shot

Minnesota officer says motorist had hand on gun when shot

My baby girl", according to the Minnesota Star Tribune . Video from a police squad vehicle includes Castile saying "I'm not pulling it out", as Yanez shot seven times. "Mentioning you have a firear...

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Trump Describes His Health Care Bill As

Trump Describes His Health Care Bill As "Mean"

Conservatives are also frustrated that Senate leaders are mulling plans to make tax credits for buying insurance more generous for low-income people. Republicans were not part of the process becau...

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Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military

Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military

President Donald Trump will announce new restrictions on trade and travel to Cuba . Later in the year, on the campaign trail in Miami during the fall election campaign, Trump condemned Oba...

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Day 3: Manhunt continues for escaped inmates

Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Nelly Miles says the two men held an elderly couple captive in their home, then took the couple's vehicle and led police on a auto chase and foot c...

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Justice Dept. releases cryptic statement on leaks

It was all the more surprising, coming from Rosenstein, who hasn't made a public announcement remark since three days, when he last said there was "no good cause" to fire Robert Mueller , the specia...

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Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year

Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year

Jeffs escaped confinement on June 18, 2016, in Salt Lake City, where he was awaiting trial for an alleged multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud scheme. Prosecutors opposed that move, arguing Jeffs wa...

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Funeral set for prison guard killed in escape

The vehicle is described as a 2008, two-door model with silver tool boxes on both side rails. The vehicle was taken from Morgan County in the Seven Islands Road area. The FBI said it's quite possibl...

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Trump proposal aims at another way of getting people to work

Trump proposal aims at another way of getting people to work

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said he would only consider dismissing Robert Mueller if there was good cause. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich , an informal Trump adviser, tweete...

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Jury Deadlocked In Bill Cosby Trial

Jury Deadlocked In Bill Cosby Trial

The group logged four hours in the deliberation room following closing arguments and put in 12-hour days Tuesday and Wednesday before returning Thursday at 9 a.m. They cast Cosby as an unfaithful husb...

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More Bad News For Jared Kushner as Mueller Follows the Money

It is today been described as a "crime scene" following revelations the probe into Russia's interference in the USA election has been widened to include allegations President Donald Trump attempte...

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Blimp crashes at US Open, with one person reported injured

Open champ said before play got underway. He three-putted from 23 feet. If he can keep stacking birdies, Reed will be in the mix to best his previous best finish at the U.S. The opening round was with...

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Top Republican wounded in US shooting

Top Republican wounded in US shooting

Representatives for MedStar Washington Hospital Center and Scalise offered no updates on his condition on Thursday morning. "The bullet travelled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring ...

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Pilot injured when blimp goes down at US Open in Wisconsin

One of the company's sales managers, Justin Maynard , told the AP the pilot was the only person aboard the craft. The U.S. Open said on its Twitter account that the pilot was injured, and a medic...

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Donald Trump's Russia troubles just got much more serious

Donald Trump's Russia troubles just got much more serious

Accusations of obstruction arose last month when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey . Mueller is overseeing a host of investigations involving people who are or were in Trump's orbit, people fa...

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