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76ers make Fultz first pick in NBA Draft

The 2017 NBA Draft starts tonight at 7 p.m. EST . National Basketball Association players took to twitter an provided commentary throughout the night-making the draft experience that much more sp...

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Mayor Landrieu Issues Statement on Senate GOP Health Care Bill

Mayor Landrieu Issues Statement on Senate GOP Health Care Bill

Trump's role is expected to become more pronounced in coming days as the vote nears. "Still, I hope that our Senators, many of whom I know well, step back and measure what's really at stake, and ...

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NBA draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

Fultz, Simmons and another recent Sixers high draft pick, big man Joel Embiid , form a promising young trio that could allow Philadelphia to rise from the bottom of the league. The Eagles caused ...

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Mourners in Ohio remember US student held prisoner by North Korea

North Korea issued its first official statement after the death of USA student, Otto Warmbier . The South Korean president, a strong ally of the USA, said that the North is heavily responsible fo...

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Jury deadlocks in cop's murder retrial; judge says try again

Jury deadlocks in cop's murder retrial; judge says try again

While many other recordings that spread widely on social media were captured by bystanders or police dash-board cameras, some of them recorded from a distance, the Tensing case was unusual in that the...

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Senate announces probe of Loretta Lynch behavior in 2016 election

Senate announces probe of Loretta Lynch behavior in 2016 election

Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are seeking information about alleged political interference by former Attorney General Loretta Lynch into the FBI's investigation of Hi...

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76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start National Basketball Association draft

Boston also brought in No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz , but drafting the Washington product would have likely meant a move from point guard to shooting guard, with an All-Star in Thomas already on the ros...

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Senate releases health care bill proposing Medicaid cuts, end to ACA penalties

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the Senate floor on Thursday morning to praise the Senate bill. At least a half-dozen GOP senators - conservatives as well as moderates - have compla...

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LAPD officer accused of having sex with underage cadet released on bail

LAPD officer accused of having sex with underage cadet released on bail

The 31-year-old officer from 77th Street Division was arrested Thursday morning by LAPD Chief Charlie Beck on suspicion of having sex with a minor. Englander said on Friday he plans to order "a full...

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Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

The launch was conducted by the Agency for Defense Development and occurred approximately 200 kilometers southwest of Seoul at the Anheung test site, near Taean on the country's western coastline in S...

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Triple-A team moving from Colorado Springs to San Antonio

Triple-A team moving from Colorado Springs to San Antonio

The Helena Brewers , a short season rookie team in Montana, will be taking their place up in Colorado Springs . The San Antonio Missions , the Double-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres, are moving...

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Bartlett Kicks Off USATF 2017 Outdoor Championships

Bartlett Kicks Off USATF 2017 Outdoor Championships

MT. The Danvers, Massachusetts native finished fourth in his heat with a time of 1 minute, 47.11 seconds. After transitioning to the 800m this season, Kopp collected second team All-America accolade...

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Cindy Expected To Drench Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia

Cindy Expected To Drench Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia

As the storm moves northwest, the Gulf Coast will continue seeing heavy rains, winds of 40-50 miles per hour and increased moisture, CNN meteorologist Michael Guy said. In southwest Louisiana, not far...

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Why Tuesday's Other Special Election Should Terrify Republicans — Forget Georgia

Why Tuesday's Other Special Election Should Terrify Republicans — Forget Georgia

Ryan fell well short but garnered dozens of votes, enough to underscore dissatisfaction with Pelosi and with her aging leadership team that has left promising young Democrats with few places to rise...

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Tropical Storm Makes Landfall, Little Impact On Oil, Gas Production

Tropical Storm Makes Landfall, Little Impact On Oil, Gas Production

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System said in a warning Wednesday that the floodwaters will not kill the state's invasive fire ant population. The area experienced flooding and road closures, W...

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Donald Trump to Qatar: Stop funding terrorism, stop killing, stop teaching hate

Donald Trump to Qatar: Stop funding terrorism, stop killing, stop teaching hate

He says Qatar has taken steps to address that concern but must do more. A Pakistani cabinet minister says Islamabad will continue to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Qatar under a 15-year agr...

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GOP's challenge: finding votes for Senate health care bill

GOP's challenge: finding votes for Senate health care bill

Now that the Senate Republican health care bill is public, it is clearer than ever why Majority Leader McConnell and Senate Republicans hid it for weeks. Like the House bill, the Senate bill ...

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Justices Say Citizenship Can't Be Lost For Trivial Lies

Justices Say Citizenship Can't Be Lost For Trivial Lies

But even if the facts concealed by an applicant's lies would not, standing alone, lead immigration officials to deny citizenship, the court continued, "they could have led to the discovery of other fa...

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Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines

The ACA called for an expansion of the Medicaid program for those with low incomes to everyone who earns less than 133 percent of poverty (around $16,000 a year for an individual), with the federal go...

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Trump retains assets worth at least $1.4 billion, new disclosure shows

Trump retains assets worth at least $1.4 billion, new disclosure shows

And because the form only requires officials to report wide ranges of income and debt, it is impossible to use it to precisely gauge someone's net worth. Critics have long argued that Trump's return...

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Iran Brands as Crushing and Successful IS Attack in Syria

Violent actions at the Majlis (Parliament) headquarters and the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini, founder of the Islamic Revolution, took place on June 7 and caused 18 deaths and more than 50 injuries, acco...

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Democratic lawmaker criticizes party brand, Pelosi

The apparent effectiveness of that messaging suggested to some that the 77-year-old Californian could be a liability for Democrats as they aim to regain their majority. The seats they ultimately wo...

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Senate GOP's Health Care Overhaul Would Bring 'Pain' to Americans: Obama

Just hours after the Senate on Thursday released a draft of their health care bill - which would repeal and replace Obamacare - former President Barack Obama urged Americans to defeat it. They...

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Trump Administration Authorizes Short-Term Continuation of DACA Program

District Court for the Southern District of Texas". A federal appeals court blocked the program, and the US Supreme Court let that ruling stand in a 4-4 split decision a year ago. Trump's decision...

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Heat wave causes increase in burns in Phoenix

Heat wave causes increase in burns in Phoenix

Needles, Calif., tied its all-time official record high of 125 degrees on Tuesday. Across the Sacramento Valley and inland communities, temperatures soared past 100 degrees and hit a record-breaking...

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U.S. officials retrace Russian Federation threat to 2016 elections

U.S. officials retrace Russian Federation threat to 2016 elections

Jeanette Manfra, the acting deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity and communications, said she could not do so because it was important to protect the confidentiality of those victimized. But, he...

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Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana, downgraded to tropical depression

Cindy made landfall between Cameron, LA and Port Arthur, TX, early Thursday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center . A 10-year-old boy from Missouri died Wednesday after he was st...

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House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'

And after Republican Karen Handel pulled out the win, the leadership-backed superPAC said using the Democratic leader prominently was one of their most effective tactics. And I'm mad at Trump, b...

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Protesters greet GOP health care bill

That means Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can only lose two Republican votes in order to pass the bill. On Wednesday night, he told a crowd in Cedar Rapids that he had been ...

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Tropical Storm Cindy roars through the Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm Cindy roars through the Gulf of Mexico

Forecasters expected flooding of between 1 and 3 feet above ground level along the Gulf Coast in the area under the tropical storm warning, which stretched between High Island, Texas, to Morgan City, ...

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Senate GOP health bill would cut Medicaid, erase tax increases, reports say

To make up for lost federal money, SC would have to spend more state taxpayer money on Medicaid, restrict enrollment to cut the number of South Carolinians eligible for Medicaid or cut the number of s...

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Trump to meet with telecom CEOs

President Trump emphasized at the Congressional Picnic Thursday evening that "the outpouring of support for Steve and his family has been truly inspiring". Reuters reports that India is pushing to ...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting

Federal Bureau of Investigation to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting

Prior to traveling to Washington , local law enforcement in Belleville had been called to Hodgkinson's residence due to complaints of target practice he was conducting on his property, the Federal Bu...

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Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

In addition, the measure will maintain the individual insurance market for tax credits based on income, thus avoiding penalties. "At the same time, I was careful to say again and again that wh...

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Gergen: Special election victories show Trump could beat Dems in 2020

In another tweet, Trump also congratulated Republican Ralph Norman, who won a special congressional election in SC. And running simply on an anti-Trump message - like Clinton tried and failed a ...

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