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Republican wins key Georgia election

The gamble was whether a longtime Republican district would embrace him as a youthful post-partisan harbinger of the future-whereas Handel was a career politician far more steeped in the past and esta...

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Scalise upgraded to fair condition a week after shooting

Scalise upgraded to fair condition a week after shooting

The money raised will also go to three Washington-based charities that the Congressional Baseball Game has supported in past years: The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington , The Washington N...

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Anger at video of police shooting of black driver Philando Castile

Police dashcam video is rolling for the entire traffic stop and captures the moments Yanez fired his gun seven times at Philando Castile . When stopped, Mr Castile told him he was a licen...

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Sean Spicer claims he has never discussed Russian hacking with Trump

Hours later after the June 9 presser, the House Intelligence Committee set a Friday deadline for the White House to produce any "recordings or memoranda of Comey's conversations with President Trump...

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Amid sweltering heat, dozens of flights canceled in Phoenix

Amid sweltering heat, dozens of flights canceled in Phoenix

He said each aircraft manufacturer sets it own maximum operating temperatures. When you have temperatures nearing that all-time mark it's similar to us having temperatures of 102 here in Boston, just ...

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Freed US Student Was

Freed US Student Was "Brutalized" by North Korea

His father, Mr Fred Warmbier said at the news conference his son was "brutalised and terrorised" by the North Korean regime. Warmbier took questions from the media, including from one report...

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Authorities release dashcam video of Philando Castile shooting

Days after the verdict, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension made public files related to the case. The shooting gained widespread attention because Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Rey...

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Conrad Roy's 'Thrilled' Grandpa Demands Michelle Carter Get 'Maximum' Sentence

She is prohibited from having any contact with Roy's family and is not allowed to leave the state. "If this is the only way you think you're gonna be happy, heaven will welcome you with open arms", sh...

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After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Democrats searching

Proving once again that pollsters are little more than high-priced scam artists, Karen Handel won 51.4% of the vote over Ossoff, who got 48.6%. She also welcomed a parade of national GOP figures to ...

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Tropical storm Cindy strengthens over central Gulf of Mexico: NHC

Tropical storm Cindy strengthens over central Gulf of Mexico: NHC

Rainfall of 6 to 12 inches is expected in coastal areas of Louisiana , Mississippi, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. Tropical Storm Cindy is churning in the Gulf of Mexico. A tropical storm w...

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Tropical storm likely to form and hit United States coast: hurricane center

The tropical storm warning means tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere in the warning area in the next 24 to 36 hours. Still, the National Weather Service expects the area to have betwe...

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Minnesota Releases Dashcam Footage of Philando Castile Shooting

Philando died within a short time after this exchange while Yanez continues to yell "Don't pull it out, Don't move". As more police and an ambulance arrive, Officer Yanezcan be heard breathing he...

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Warmbier Death Pushes Potential Trump-Kim Meeting 'Further Away'

Trump wrote on Twitter that while he appreciated the efforts of President Xi Jinping and China to help with North Korea, "it has not worked out ". President Trump similarly asserted this week th...

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Tropical Storm Cindy threatens Gulf Coast; Bret in Caribbean

The eye of this storm is expected to go west, with tropical storm warnings in effect all the way to Galveston, Texas. Tropical Storm Cindy has weakened slightly as it continues on a trek toward ...

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Warmbier's death looms over US-China talks on North Korea

The U.S. government strongly warns Americans against travel to North Korea but doesn't prohibit it despite other sanctions targeting the country. Last month, California Democratic Rep. Fred Warmbi...

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Police Dash-cam Video Released in Shooting of Philando Castile

Police Dash-cam Video Released in Shooting of Philando Castile

Yanez asks for Castile's insurance card and license. "I have to tell you I do have a firearm on me", Castile said. Yanez is then off-camera, but can be heard talking through his body micropho...

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Wounded congressman sends Father's Day message

Wounded congressman sends Father's Day message

Congressional aide Zach Barth was the fourth person hit and is also expected to make a full recovery, NPR's Vanessa Romo reports. Members of the House were wearing purple-and-gold fleur-de-lis lapel...

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Governor urges lawmakers to end 'unnecessary' budget impasse

Governor urges lawmakers to end 'unnecessary' budget impasse

He called for lawmakers to set aside partisan differences, asking the Democrat-controlled Legislature to back a plan introduced by Republicans last week. "We're asking the General Assembly to do w...

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New York state moves to ban child marriages

New York state moves to ban child marriages

Under the previous law, the minimum age for marriage in NY was 18, but the law allowed children of 16 and 17 to marry with parental approval, and children of 14 and 15 to marry with permission from a ...

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Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia House election

He thanked them for their hard work and endeavour. "I need to also thank Speaker Ryan and the House leadership and so numerous members across this country". But Kansas, Montana special elections ...

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Sean Spicer May Get To Choose His Own Replacement If He Quits

Such rules, complained Acosta , make the questions and answer sessions "basically pointless at this point". Spicer - asked for a simple yes or no answer as to whether the president believes Russian...

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Scalise in 'Much More Difficult' Shape Than First Thought, Trump Says

Scalise in 'Much More Difficult' Shape Than First Thought, Trump Says

According to the hospital, he sustained a single shot to his left hip, with the bullet traveling across his pelvis causing bone fractures, internal organ injury and severe bleeding. They are going to...

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The Senate Is Keeping the Revised Health Care Bill Under Wraps

AshLee Strong, a spokeswoman for House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., responded to Trump's reported comments by saying: "Congressional Republicans, with President Trump's support, are working to repea...

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'Amateur Radio Field Day' set for Saturday

This event is open to the public. The "hams" participate in this event for three reasons. Temporary antennas are set up and an electric generator is brought in for the radio gear. "As well as provide ...

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Shooter went to Republican baseball practice with list of names

Shooter went to Republican baseball practice with list of names

The Associated Press reported Thursday night that Scalise's doctors had said the majority whip "remains in critical condition but has shown improvement". Sava made it clear the situation was even mo...

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VP Mike Pence retains Richard Cullen of McGuireWoods in Russian Federation probe

The Washington Post was the first to report the news Thursday, noting that Pence had hired former Virginia attorney general Richard Cullen to represent him. But Trump later said he was going to ...

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Karen Handel Prevails Over Jon Ossoff in High-Stakes Georgia Election

Karen Handel Prevails Over Jon Ossoff in High-Stakes Georgia Election

Opinion polls showed a narrow lead for Democrat Jon Ossoff , a political newcomer who is hoping to win a district that has been held by Republicans since the 1970s. Ramsey said Democrats across t...

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Demands for answers after police shoot, kill pregnant Seattle mom

Demands for answers after police shoot, kill pregnant Seattle mom

The shooting comes as Seattle police are under federal oversight following a 2011 investigation that found officers were too quick to use force. When police arrived, they claimed that she displayed ...

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Authorities Release Dashcam Video From Shooting Of Philando Castile

Authorities Release Dashcam Video From Shooting Of Philando Castile

Within seven seconds of learning Castile had a gun, Yanez had opened fire. It shows Yanez approaching Castile's auto and asking for a driver's license and proof of insurance. The harrowing vid...

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Trump says China NKorea pressure hasn't worked

Trump says China NKorea pressure hasn't worked

Warmbier's family said the 22-year-old college student died Monday, days after his release from North Korea. (AP Photo/John Minchillo). Fred Warmbier, father of Otto Warmbier , a University of Virg...

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Chelsea Clinton accuses Bannon of 'fat shaming' Spicer

Clinton stood her ground when a reporter from Breitbart, the far-right news website once run by Bannon, tweeted that Bannon's comment was "a joke". A CNN reporter labelled White House spokesman S...

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Wildfire near Big Bear spreads to 950 acres; voluntary evacuations remain

Wildfire near Big Bear spreads to 950 acres; voluntary evacuations remain

BIG BEAR LAKE Homes in the Baldwin Lake area are being evacuated after the 950-acre Holcomb fire in the San Bernardino Mountains flared up and changed direction Tuesday afternoon, according to fire an...

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Trump tweetstorms wash away White House press briefings

Trump tweetstorms wash away White House press briefings

But Spicer's rumored promotion wasn't the only prominent news from the White House press department this week. Speculation has swirled in recent days that Spicer would imminently be taking on ...

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Israel begins work on first new settlement in 25 years

Israel begins work on first new settlement in 25 years

Despite worldwide opposition to Israeli settlement construction, which is illegal under global law, ground was broken at the site of the proposed Amichai settlement, which is meant to accommodate sett...

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On Obamacare, Democrats Don't Get to Rewrite History on Responsible Governance

Meanwhile, Trump's promises to build a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border remains at a standstill , threatening to shut the government down if eventually included in September's upcoming budget bill ...

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