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Obama criticizes Senate health care bill: 'This bill will do you harm'

The proposal would by 2024 phase out funding for states like Kentucky that elected to expand their Medicaid programs under Obamacare . "The Senate Republican health care bill is a wolf in she...

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US Supreme Court Faced With 'Landmark Case' in Wisconsin Gerrymandering Dispute

A panel of three federal judges earlier this year struck down state house district maps drawn in 2011 by Wisconsin's Republican controlled legislature, finding the resulting districts so blatantly ...

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Homeowners with guns help capture fugitives in Tennessee

She said police in Shelbyville, Tennessee , got a call about a home invasion. My honest thanks to our local, state and federal law enforcement officers who assisted in the manhunt. A Rutherford C...

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Children make a splash at World's Largest Swim Lesson

Children make a splash at World's Largest Swim Lesson

The 8 Annual World's Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL) took place at waterparks, community pools and swim schools in 47 states in the U.S. as the summer season officially kicked off. The lesson lasted ...

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'Pizzagate' gunman in DC sentenced to 4 years

'Pizzagate' gunman in DC sentenced to 4 years

Welch's lawyer asked federal court Judge Ketanji B. Jackson for an 18-month sentence, noting that the father of two had admitted responsibility and "expressed honest remorse". Employees and clients fl...

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Insurance study ties legal pot to boost in car crash claims

Aydelotte and his colleagues wanted to see if that prediction came true. But what is surprising is the results from a new study from the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI). Marijuana is now ille...

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Kick from motorcycle rider touches off 2-car crash in santa clarita

Kick from motorcycle rider touches off 2-car crash in santa clarita

The video appears to show a auto and motorcyclist getting involved in some kind of altercation in the carpool lane. The sedan swerves wildly, hits the median and ricochets into the right lanes and int...

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Yellowstone grizzly bears deemed no longer threatened so US to lift protections

Yellowstone grizzly bears deemed no longer threatened so US to lift protections

Under the Obama administration, the service again proposed a delisting in March 2016 after an extensive scientific peer review of the bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem [GYE]. Prior to the 1...

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Seattle officer in fatal shooting: 'I don't have a taser'

Ms Lyle's family told the Seattle Times they believe her race was a factor in the shooting. "Both officers were equipped with less lethal force options , per department policy", police said in ...

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After Vote, Party Leaders Say Perimeter Remains Battleground

In a series of tweets on Wednesday, Moulton wrote that the Georgia election signaled a wake-up call for Democrats . "You've got to be careful about reading too much into this election", Bloombe...

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Senate Republicans at long last unveil health care bill

This #Trumpcare bill strips away protections from the ppl who need them most in order to give a tax break to those who need it least. Like the AHCA , the Senate bill cuts federal Medicaid ...

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Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO

Holder's recommendations, which were announced last week, included reevaluating Kalanick's responsibilities at the company as well as "enhancing board oversight" and boosting the board's independence....

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US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections

US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections

Russian hackers tried to access and change voting-related computer systems in 21 different USA states before the election, U.S. officials have said. As a result, some 122 local election offices receiv...

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Former Milwaukee officer found not guilty in shooting death of Sylville Smith

Former Milwaukee officer found not guilty in shooting death of Sylville Smith

The defense rested Monday after calling its lone witness, Robert Willis, an expert in police use of force. "A gunfight doesn't end until the threat is stopped", he said . Smith then fell to the gr...

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Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over U.S. student who died

Top diplomats and defence chiefs from the United States and China began a day of talks in Washington on Wednesday looking for ways to press North Korea to give up its nuclear and missile programs. T...

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Philando Castile death: Police footage released

On Friday, after five days of deliberation by the jury, he was acquitted . The statement says the city plans to offer Yanez a "voluntary separation" so he can find another job. The video was am...

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Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

In his testimony , Johnson said he was "anxious to know whether or not our folks were in there". The Senate Committee, conducting its own Russian Federation investigation, held a similar hearing wi...

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Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation, Attacks DOJ

The top lawyer for the Trump transition team has ordered the organization's staff to preserve all records and other materials related to the widening investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller ...

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Obamacare replacement bill to take centre stage in US Senate

The 142-page bill would create a new system of federal tax credits to help people buy health insurance, while offering states the ability to drop numerous benefits required by the Affordable Care Act,...

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Tech titans meet in White House

Tim Cook requested that computer coding be taught in every public school. Bezos reportedly called for the federal government to take advantage of commercial technology , and Cook acknowledged t...

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Police Killed a Pregnant Woman in Seattle

After entering her residence, Lyles whipped out a knife, and the two officers shot the pregnant mother to death. "The officers immediately performed first aid", but medics arrived and determined...

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Cubs send struggling Kyle Schwarber to the minors

Cubs send struggling Kyle Schwarber to the minors

In 261 plate appearances this season, he is hitting.171/.295/.378 with 12 homers, 28 RBI and 75 strikeouts. He has drawn 36 walks to go along with his blasts, continuing to showcase the raw power and ...

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Republican health care bill demands transparency

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a member of a core group of 13 Republicans who have been working on the legislation, told reporters the bill did not yet do enough to lower health insurance premiums. The deta...

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Boy struck and killed by log that washed ashore during tropical storm

Cindy's maximum sustained winds had intensified to 60 miles per hour by Wednesday, up from about 40 miles per hour on Tuesday . Heavy rains from the storm are expected fall across much of the stat...

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Cindy's Wind, Rain, High Surf Pound Gulf Coast

Cindy's Wind, Rain, High Surf Pound Gulf Coast

Heavy rain and some flash flooding already have been reported along the Gulf Coast, but more is on the way. A storm could cause a surge of up to three feet (1 meter) in isolated areas from southeast...

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Two US Intelligence Chiefs say Trump told them to deny collusion

The comments from the intelligence officials came last week in separate interviews, according to the network. But both said that they did not construe it as an order. "In the three-plus years that I...

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United States police officer gets off scot-free for killing black man

Officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown, who was sacked from his police department last fall, was charged with reckless homicide in the killing, which fueled two days of protests in Milwaukee as well as on...

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Mitch McConnell: Senate Will Reveal Draft of Senate Health Care Bill Thursday

Mitch McConnell: Senate Will Reveal Draft of Senate Health Care Bill Thursday

Senate leaders on Wednesday were putting the final touches on proposed legislation that would reshape a big piece of the US health care system by rolling back Medicaid while providing a softer landi...

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Senators worry about rush over healthcare bill ahead of release

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office is expected to release its score of the bill either tomorrow or Monday, U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell is keeping the details of the Senate's health-care...

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The Senate unveils its ObamaCare repeal bill

Trump has urged the Republican-led Senate to pass a more "generous" bill than that approved by the House, whose version he privately called " mean ." according to congressional sources. The draft of...

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Tropical Storm Cindy: Drenching rains, flood threat on coast

The storm is expected to dump 6-to-9 inches of rain, with isolated areas with up to 12 inches, over southeastern Louisiana, southern MS, southern Alabama and portions of the western Florida panhandl...

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In Iowa, the president channels his inner candidate Trump

In Iowa, the president channels his inner candidate Trump

A lot of people didn't show up because they thought he would win. But this type of rhetoric should come as no surprise given Trump's history of making ignorant statements about environmental issue...

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Cable Operator Altice USA's Stock Rises 5 Percent in Market Debut

The company, which has about 4.9 million residential and business customers in 21 states, had said earlier this month that it expected to price its offering at $27 to $31 per share . Headquartered in...

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Man caught urinating at LA County rail station heavily armed

Man caught urinating at LA County rail station heavily armed

At a news conference Wednesday afternoon, Sheriff Jim McDonnell said there was no evidence of a link to terrorism, and he credited deputies with averting catastrophic violence. It's unclear if he is...

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Tropical Storm Cindy nearing landfall; child dies from log in surf

Tropical Storm Cindy nearing landfall; child dies from log in surf

A massive tropical storm is pounding much of the US Gulf Coast, with areas across six states in the southeastern US experiencing potentially life-threatening floods. McHenry said he is buying booze to...

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