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Funeral, vigil reveal depth of sorrow at Muslim girl's death

Hassanen's father remains convinced her religion drew the attacker to her. "His anger over the encounter led to violence when he hit Nabra [Hassanen] with a baseball bat". Police in Virginia are cont...

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United States congressional baseball field shooter acts alone

United States congressional baseball field shooter acts alone

U.S. Capitol Police and other officers returned fire and killed the gunman - an unemployed home inspector with a deep animus toward President Donald Trump and other Republicans. on April 15, Slater s...

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Remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy Brings Heavy Rainfall

A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed Wednesday by a log washed ashore by storm surge. The storm is expected to dump 6-to-9 inches of rain, with isolated areas with up to 12 inches, over s...

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120-degree highs bake the Southwest

As with any heat wave, officials caution that body temperatures can rise quickly and lead to sickness or death. Tuesday's temperature is expected to near 120 degrees. The extreme temperatures prompted...

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Mostly sunny, high near 81 — TODAY'S FORECAST

Mostly sunny, high near 81 — TODAY'S FORECAST

If the system moves to the north closer to our area, we could see increased rain chances by the second-half of this week. Monday night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 56. Today , there will ...

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Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law

Revealing the bill the week before the vote might complicate its chances of passing through the Senate. In sum, while it seemed for a time the Senate might gesture to the center, at least a bit, its b...

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Tropical Storm Cindy blamed in 10-year-old's death

Tropical Storm Cindy blamed in 10-year-old's death

Cindy is expected to produce six to nine inches of rain and up to 15 inches over parts of southeastern Louisiana, southern MS, southern Alabama, and western portions of the Florida Panhandle throug...

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Gunman who shot US Congressman had a hit list

Gunman who shot US Congressman had a hit list

Jack Sava , director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center said at a news conference Friday afternoon. Rep. Scalise was shot during baseball practice with the GOP team early Wednesday mo...

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Trump Called House Health Care Bill 'Mean' in Meeting with Senators

Trump's remarks were a surprising critique of a Republican-written House measure whose passage he lobbied for and praised, according to the Associated Press . Senate Republicans have been litigating ...

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Hospital: Rep. Scalise, wounded in Va. shooting, in fair condition

Hospital: Rep. Scalise, wounded in Va. shooting, in fair condition

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday said that Scalise had been talking and texting following the shooting . The officers were part of a security detail assigned to Scalise because he is majority w...

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Senate Passes New Iran Sanctions Bill 98-2

Senate Passes New Iran Sanctions Bill 98-2

In a rare show of bipartisanship on foreign policy, the Senate voted overwhelmingly on Thursday for a bill that would toughen sanctions on Russian Federation for interfering in the 2016 US elect...

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WAR LOOMS - US shoots armed Syrian drone targeting American troops

WAR LOOMS - US shoots armed Syrian drone targeting American troops

It is the fifth time in the past month the USA has struck at forces allied with the Syrian government in the area. The drone shot down on June 20 was "just outside" the deconfliction zone, accor...

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Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf

Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf

The downpour is expected to spread across Arkansas and into parts of Tennessee and the Ohio Valley through Friday, with rainfall accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, the National Weather Service said. "Jus...

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House approves bill to replace marijuana law

House approves bill to replace marijuana law

The Senate was poised to take up its own version of the bill, one calling for more modest revisions in the current law, on Thursday, setting the stage for negotiations between the chambers over a fina...

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Gingrich: Opponents Entangling Trump in 'Legalistic Nightmare'

Comey has said three times I didn't do anything with the Russians. "I love this in terms of transparency, [Rhee's] job was to defend the Clinton Foundation against Freedom of Information Acts", Gin...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation says baseball practice gunman acted alone; Scalise improves

Shooter Moved to Va.in March, FBI Says In March 2017, Hodgkinson told his family that he was leaving Belleville, Illinois, for Washington , D.C. But he didn't tell them what he would be doing in the ...

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Baseball shooter had list of 6 names

Baseball shooter had list of 6 names

He said it appeared Hodgkinson was married for 30 years and the marriage was not " going so well ". Searches of his social media posts gave no indication of what he might have planned. "The mornin...

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Uber To Allow Tips For Drivers In Reversal Of Longstanding Policy

Uber To Allow Tips For Drivers In Reversal Of Longstanding Policy

A spokesperson for Uber UK told Ars "the intention is that almost every feature we are building and shipping over the next 180 days will be available internationally by the end of the year". However...

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High Stakes Wisconsin Supreme Court Case Could Shut Down Or Cement Gerrymandering

That means Wisconsin will not need to put in place a new electoral map while the justices consider the matter. The case will be one of the biggest heard in the supreme court term that begins in Oc...

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Officials underscore Russia threat to election

Officials underscore Russia threat to election

Former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told a House panel Wednesday that Russian hackers did not change any votes cast in the 2016 USA presidential election . "Lawson, w...

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Thousands in Minnesota protest the Philando Castile shooting verdict

Thousands in Minnesota protest the Philando Castile shooting verdict

March 3: Castile's girlfriend is charged with felony assault for allegedly hitting a woman in the head with a hammer. Indeed, police discrimination against people of color, often under cover of the...

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Trump takes victory lap at Iowa rally

Trump takes victory lap at Iowa rally

He acknowledged that the Republicans have a "very slim" majority in the Senate and "basically can't afford to lose anybody" when it comes time to vote. "It's a very attractive world you live in", the ...

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Trump calls House health care bill 'mean'

Trump calls House health care bill 'mean'

A White House official declined to comment to CBS News. The 13 senators invited to lunch at the White House were a mix of conservative and moderate Republicans . While meeting with Republican Sen...

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McConnell, Schumer trade jabs over health care

Republicans need only 50 votes to jam through their legislation, thanks to procedural maneuvers, but the bill's passage still is not a sure thing. "I think we felt very strongly that the majority of...

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In Iowa, Trump ready to rally base, celebrate GOP resilience

The president spoke about the recent Republican victories from the night before, when the GOP came out on top during special elections being held in SC and Georgia. "Infrastructure's going to happen...

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Senate Approves Measure Limiting Trump's Power Over Russia Sanctions

Senate Approves Measure Limiting Trump's Power Over Russia Sanctions

The review mechanism was styled after 2015 legislation pushed by Republicans and approved overwhelmingly in the Senate that gave Congress a vote on whether President Barack Obama could lift sancti...

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Coroner examining death of U.S. student released by North Korea

The two nations' inaugural "diplomatic and security dialogue" in Washington came as tension in the Korean Peninsula rises after Otto Warmbier , a 22-year-old American student held by North Korea ...

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Video of police killing Philando Castile is publicly released

Video of police killing Philando Castile is publicly released

When Yanez opened fire, another officer near the auto jumped back, and Yanez began yelling at the driver. The officer ordered Ms Reynolds, who is heard screaming, not to move and began shouting ...

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Desiigner Stars In NHL's Las Vegas Golden Knights Promo Video

Desiigner Stars In NHL's Las Vegas Golden Knights Promo Video

The team selected Wednesday may not be the team that takes the ice next season. The Western Conference-champion Nashville Predators open the season October 5 at Boston. Murray began talking with M...

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Stabbing at U.S. airport is an act of terror

The FBI says a Canadian man charged with stabbing an airport officer in the neck in Flint, Michigan, made references during the attack to people being killed in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan . "At 9:38...

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Rep. Steve Scalise Now in 'Fair' Condition

The statement released from MedStar Washington Hospital Center Wednesday said Scalise "continues to make good progress". Scalise was the most seriously injured in the attack.The bullet pierced...

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Conservative Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy threatens to vote against Obamacare replacement bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has pushed for a vote as soon as next week so the bill can be passed by the end of June, according to NBC News . Senate Democrats went all out Tuesday to de...

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Sex assault investigated in Muslim teen slaying

Many outside observers are skeptical of the police's conclusion, especially Muslims who say the case looks much like a hate crime. But Morrogh said that Virginia statutes would allow him to prose...

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Second Democrat says he'll run against Paul Ryan

Second Democrat says he'll run against Paul Ryan

Bryce is a pretty awesome challenger for Ryan: he's an ironworker and "a cancer survivor, Army veteran, political coordinator for his union, and member of the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce's ...

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Tropical Storm Cindy threatens 17 million along the Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Cindy threatens 17 million along the Gulf Coast

Cindy has maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per hour Wednesday morning and is moving northwest at 8 miles per hour. Steady rainfall is expected to continue today due to rain bands from Tropical ...

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