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Chief: Police testing for sex assault of slain Virginia teen

Morrogh and I discussed the case and are in complete agreement", Plowman said in a statement released Wednesday. Later, her body was found severely beaten. The Associated Press is reporting that tho...

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Cindy could create 3-foot storm surge near Gulf

Cindy could create 3-foot storm surge near Gulf

According to Hebert, the National Weather Service in Lake Charles, is predicting anywhere from 4 to 6 inches of accumulated rain, with isolated extreme rain amounts up to 8 to 10 inches, for the Aca...

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Report of major California earthquake was false alarm

According to a tweet from USGS , the natural disaster alert was cause by a revision of the historic 1925 6.8 magnitude quake that hit off the coast of Santa Barbara. A morning view of downtown Los An...

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House Dems pressure WH on Kushner, Flynn security clearances

In the letter, the Maryland Democrat wrote "It is unclear why Mr. Kushner continues to have access to classified information while these allegations are being investigated". At issue, they said, are...

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Freed US student `brutalised´ by North Korea captors - father

North Korea is a pariah regime. He was alleged to have stolen a propaganda and was charged with committing "crimes against the state". Warmbier also expressed disbelief at North Korea's explana...

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Football Hall of Fame members meet with Pontiff

Pope Francis welcomed a contingent from the Pro Football Hall of Fame to the Vatican on Wednesday for what the Hall calls the first such meeting for an American sports organization. The club, nic...

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Southwest swelters on 1st day of summer

Southwest swelters on 1st day of summer

Las Vegas was forecast to hit 117 (47 Celsius ) on Tuesday and excessive heat warnings cover nearly all of California . While the heat wave across the United Kingdom continues to draw us into ...

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Celebrities react to Bill Cosby mistrial

Cosby was accused of drugging and sexually violating Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. However, the trial only focused on allegations brought forth by Andrea Constand, former ...

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Trump 'canceling' Obama's Cuba policy but leaves much in place

Trump 'canceling' Obama's Cuba policy but leaves much in place

More than two years ago, then President Barack Obama announced plans to " normalize relations " between the US and Cuban governments, effectively lifting a half-century trade embargo that the USA ...

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GOP leaders plan to finalize tax bill behind closed doors

Ryan told the audience at the summit he's confident they can accomplish tax reform by the end of the year. Ryan said Wednesday that "we haven't settled on exactly the terms of the budget resolution ...

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Tropical influence Thursday and Friday?

It has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph, weakening from the sustained speed of 60 mph it reached overnight, and the storm is moving northwest at 10 mph. The track of tropical storm Cindy has shif...

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Investigators Release Dashcam Video From Shooting of Philando Castile

Spurred by Reynolds's video , that fatal shooting in July 2016 became part of the country's roiling debate about how police officers use deadly force. The video shows Yanez following Castile's ...

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Trump wants apprenticeships in all high schools

President Trump appeared to commit in March to Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff's challenge at a White House CEO roundtable to "take a moonshot goal to create 5 million apprenticeships in the next ...

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Family Declines Autopsy For US Student Otto Warmbier Released By North Korea

US President Donald Trump has, meanwhile, called Warmbier's death a "total disgrace", adding that the college student might have been alive if he had been brought home sooner. At a January news...

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Police Blame Road Rage For Murder Of Muslim Teen In Virginia

When prayers ended at the mosque , Nabra and her friends went to a nearby IHOP to eat one last time before fasting for the day and then started to walk home. Authorities said its findings could chang...

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DC, Maryland sue Trump over alleged foreign payments in move Spi

DC, Maryland sue Trump over alleged foreign payments in move Spi

The attorney generals of Maryland and Columbia plan to file a lawsuit that foreign payments to President Trump violate the U.S. Constitution, according to reports . The attorneys general ci...

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49% of voters disapprove of GOP healthcare bill

But underscoring the uncertainty he faces, senators from both ends of his party's spectrum were grumbling about the bill's expected contents and the clandestine way it's being crafted. Chris Murphy, D...

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After weeks of secrecy, Senate to unveil healthcare bill

The bill, according to reports, is similar to the House version, but with a bigger window to phase out Medicaid expansion and more funds for tax credits for buying health insurance. "If I don't get to...

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Cindy slams Florida Panhandle with heavy rain

Cindy slams Florida Panhandle with heavy rain

Bands of dry air pulled into the storm from the northwest helped spread out the rain bands, Krautmann said, somewhat easing the danger of flooding overnight. He was among authorities stressing that ...

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Trump Warns Travel Ban Ruling Comes at a 'Dangerous Time'

The case was heard by Judges Ronald Gould, Richard Paez and Michael Daly Hawkins and effectively upholds the earlier injunction served on the Trump administration on this issue - as ordered by the...

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President Trump's Businesses Are Bringing In A Lot Of Money

The 98-page disclosure document , posted on the ethics office's website, is nowhere almost as detailed as the tax records that Trump has thus far refused to publish despite a long-standing tradition ...

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Otto Warmbier: No autopsy for US student held by North Korea

US President Donald Trump's administration worked to secure his return. China , North Korea's main ally, is a strong advocate for negotiations over the North's nuclear program, and Warmbier's d...

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Louisiana governor declares a state of emergency

The National Hurricane Center has discontinued the TROPICAL STORM WARNING north and east of the mouth of the Mississippi River, including Metro New Orleans and Lake Pontchartrain. The storm was ...

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Brutal slaying near mosque stemmed from road rage

Fairfax Police say Chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr. met personally with Imam Mohamed Magid and other leaders of the girl's mosque , the All Dulles Area Muslim Society , and assured them that his de...

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NAFTA Agriculture Ministers See 'Few' Differences Over Trade

It said several times earlier this year Mexico closed the El Chaparral port of entry due to protests, but the U.S. Customs and Border Protection was not notified until minutes before the closures. I...

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Tropical Storm Cindy Damages Gulf Coast From Texas To Florida

A tropical storm warning was in effect from San Luis Pass, Texas, to the Alabama-Florida line. Rainfall amounts of 6-to-9 inches with isolated amounts of more than 12 inches are expected through ...

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Tropical Storm Cindy: Tornado warning for parts of St. John

Tropical Storm Cindy: Tornado warning for parts of St. John

Judge Henry has warned residents of the area they might find themselves isolated as the heaviest winds and rains wash ashore, which could cut people off from emergency services like ambulance calls. A...

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US Ethics Office Releases Trump Financial Disclosure Forms

Mar-a-Lago, which Trump frequently visits as president, has seen a spike in revenue from just over $29 million in May 2016 to over $ 37 million . President Trump's complex business holdings and ...

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Here's What The Queen Laid Out In Her Speech To Parliament

Here's What The Queen Laid Out In Her Speech To Parliament

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the opposition Labour Party, whose surprisingly strong election performance damaged May, called the speech "thin gruel". There was no mention of US President Donald Trumps ...

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Minnesota Releases Video of Philando Castile Shooting

The shooting on July 6, 2016, in the St. Paul suburb of Falcon Heights gained widespread attention because Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , livestreamed its gruesome aftermath on. I kne...

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Shocking video of police shooting wasn't enough to convict

Shocking video of police shooting wasn't enough to convict

Almost a year following the fatal shooting of Philando Castile , the officer who fired the trigger seven times has been found not guilty of all criminal charges brought against him. The squad-car v...

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Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice Seems To Have Been Spontaneous, FBI Says

Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice Seems To Have Been Spontaneous, FBI Says

Hodgkinson did not have any ties to terrorism. "He was known to have an anger management problem", Slater said at a news conference , adding later that Hodgkinson was on medication and "struggling...

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Australia suspends air ops as crisis escalates

Australia suspends air ops as crisis escalates

It also comes just days after a US F/A-18 shot down a regime warplane after it dropped bombs near US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces fighting ISIS in the area around Tabqah, Syria, in the country's ...

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Seattle officers in fatal shooting identified

Seattle officers in fatal shooting identified

Family members referred to Lyles as "tiny," and questioned the officers' use of deadly force against her. "If you met her you would be drawn in". When they arrived, police said officers were confr...

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Cindy brings tornado threat to Gulf Coast

The remainder of the warning area should see an increase in winds as Cindy approaches the coast. Arthur said the youth was vacationing with his family from the St. Elsewhere in the Florida Panhandle...

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