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Republican wins Georgia election in blow to anti-Trump effort

Republican wins Georgia election in blow to anti-Trump effort

Democrat Joe Cunningham , took matters to twitter , as he tweeted: "If elected, I will not vote for Nancy Pelosi for speaker". "Well, I'm a master legislator". Rosen is a likely candidate for Senat...

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Montreal doctor worries partial United States travel ban will stop cross-border work

However, the justices said the ban on travel can not be enforced against "foreign nationals who have a credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States". The 4...

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US Mayors May Shape National Climate Policy

US Mayors May Shape National Climate Policy

The annual summer gathering brought together more than 250 mayors from across the country to the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean to discuss a wide range of issues. He did not mention any politic...

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Time called on Egyptian beer having last word in Oxford English Dictionary

Time called on Egyptian beer having last word in Oxford English Dictionary

The dictionary said "post-truth" denotes "circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping political debate or public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief". The wo...

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Philando Castile verdict draws hundreds to rally in Washington Park

Philando Castile verdict draws hundreds to rally in Washington Park

Philando told Yanez that he was carrying a gun and then reached to his glovebox. Castile's mother said that: "The fact in this matter is that my son was assassinated, and I will endure saying assa...

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Supreme Court playground ruling feeds school voucher debate

Missouri had turned down the church's application for the playground grant by citing its state constitution, which forbids sending tax money to churches and church-run institutions. The Court ruled 7-...

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Storm Cindy continues to cause destruction

On Friday evening, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice planned to join a candlelight service at Rainelle United Methodist Church in one of his state's worst-hit flood areas of 2016. "We should have a comfo...

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NYC subway station evacuated after smoke, loss of power

The incident, described by the New York City Emergency Management Department as a partial derailment, caused a power outage affecting all six tracks from West 119th Street to West 125th Street. Tues...

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Nation's top running back commits to UGA

Nation's top running back commits to UGA

Along with being ranked as the top running back in the country, White was ranked as the top overall player in North Carolina and the 6th best player in the country. He's a dynamic addition to a Georgi...

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What the Supreme Court's travel ban ruling means

What the Supreme Court's travel ban ruling means

The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to enforce most of its 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim nations, Iran , Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Yemen , and Syria . ...

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Second mistrial declared in OH officer's fatal shooting of Sam DuBose

These disparities, particularly the killing of African Americans by police, has prompted the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, a popular civil rights movement aimed at ending police violence an...

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Vintage Disneyland concept map sells at auction for $708000

Vintage Disneyland concept map sells at auction for $708000

The Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California was the first Disney park, and since opening over 60 years ago has welcomed some 650 million visitors. Several similar maps have been auctioned in the ...

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Pool Where Biden Worked as Lifeguard Named After Him

Pool Where Biden Worked as Lifeguard Named After Him

Ackman replied: "After all these years, why start now?" Speaking of his fellow lifeguards at the time, Biden said "they treated me as an equal". Ackman, the head of Pershing Square Capital Management,...

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Military post tweets it's on lockdown, possible shooter

Military post tweets it's on lockdown, possible shooter

Army post in Alabama. They urged people to "run, hide, fight" if they are caught up in the situation. The Arsenal's Twitter account posted that the "installation is locked down". At 10:33am,...

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Republican leaders work to buoy Senate healthcare bill

She later tweeted that she would not support a motion to proceed to a full vote on the measure, although she signalled further changes could bring her on board. The bill's biggest victims, according...

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Israel starts work on new West Bank settlement

Israel starts work on new West Bank settlement

The Amichai settlement in the northern West Bank is earmarked for some 40 families evicted from the wildcat outpost of Amona in February under a high court order that ruled their homes had been built ...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation says gunman acted alone in congressional baseball practice shooting

Federal Bureau of Investigation says gunman acted alone in congressional baseball practice shooting

Officials also said the suspect - who died after a shootout with Capitol police - had a list on him with the names of six congresspeople. Tim Slater, the special agent in charge of the FBI's Wash...

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Local Hospital Ranks Top 50 in 'Best Children's Hospitals'

Local Hospital Ranks Top 50 in 'Best Children's Hospitals'

Texas Children's was also named to Best Children's Hospitals honor roll, which is awarded to pediatric centers that deliver high-quality care across multiple specialties, and ranked in the top 10 in t...

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Supreme Court rules for Missouri church in playground case

Supreme Court rules for Missouri church in playground case

The Supreme Court had a busy day Monday, issuing one important ruling after another. The Interfaith Alliance and six Jewish groups also fought today's ruling. Roberts added in the conclusion of the ...

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Trump Blames Democrats for Blocking Health Care Repeal

Vice President Mike Pence - who has said Congress must repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act this summer - headlined a Friday fundraiser for Gardner in Colorado. Dean Heller , a Nevada Republ...

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From Birth To Death, Medicaid Affects The Lives Of Millions

From Birth To Death, Medicaid Affects The Lives Of Millions

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has said he wants to bring the bill to a vote before the July 4 recess, though he has met enough opposition from within his own party so that it is ...

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US Supreme Court Rules States Can Fund Some Religious School Programs

Chief Justice John Roberts said for the court that the state violated the US Constitution's First Amendment by denying a public benefit to an otherwise eligible recipient exclusively on account of i...

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Chinese Nobel rights activist Liu Xiaobo's cancer beyond surgery: wife

Chinese Nobel rights activist Liu Xiaobo's cancer beyond surgery: wife

Liu was diagnosed on May 23, and prison authorities in a statement said Liu was granted a medical parole and placed in the care of cancer experts, although it was not clear exactly when he was trans...

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Bob Ferguson disappointed court narrowed travel ban freeze

Given that no national from these countries has carried out a deadly terrorist attack in the United States in four decades, the relevant evidence may simply not exist. The Supreme Court on Monda...

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Israeli settlement construction in West Bank rises by 70%

Israeli settlement construction in West Bank rises by 70%

Video showed him giving Netanyahu, a friend of Kushner's father, a handshake and a hug as they prepared to sit down with the Israeli ambassador to Washington, the US ambassador to Israel and other sen...

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Despite impending partial implementation, Trump's travel ban faces challenges

Back in January , the president was so keen on conducting a 90-day review of these procedures - supposedly to thwart terrorists - that he called for an immediate ban on travelers from the six countri...

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US Supreme Court agrees to hear potentially landmark case on partisan gerrymandering

US Supreme Court agrees to hear potentially landmark case on partisan gerrymandering

The Supreme Court has made a decision to hear a case that could clarify whether there are limits on partisan gerrymandering , an issue that could have major reverberations in the control from the...

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Trump's Modi meeting marks venture into India-Pakistan relations

Speaking in the Rose Garden after their talks, Trump said: "Both our nations have been struck by the evils of terrorism, and we are both determined to destroy terrorist organizations and the radical i...

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Case of gay couple's wedding cake heads to Supreme Court

More to the point, that presumption of parenthood is key in questions of custody and visitation rights when the marriage breaks apart. Mullins said Monday that he is pleased that his Facebook post...

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Who exactly is banned by Supreme Court travel ruling?

In the end, the legal case supporting Trump was so open-and-shut in Trump's favor that even on the harder standard of a stay, it obtained unanimous support from one of the most partisan Supreme Co...

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Supreme Court sides with same-sex couples in Arkansas suit

Supreme Court sides with same-sex couples in Arkansas suit

Because Arkansas law already "makes birth certificates about more than just genetics", the court held, the state may not inflict such "disparate treatment" on same-sex couples. "Coming two years to ...

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What the Supreme Court's ruling on Trump's travel ban means

A replay of January's travel chaos was unlikely Monday because the court's action will allow visa-holders with "bona fide" ties to people or entities in the U.S.to enter, meaning students, emplo...

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Kevin Harvick wins at Sonona for 1st victory of season

Kevin Harvick returned to victory lane for the first time this season with a dominating run Sunday on the road course at Sonoma Raceway . Sonoma was one of just four active tracks where Har...

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AP analysis indicates Idaho district lines favor Republicans

AP analysis indicates Idaho district lines favor Republicans

A group called Fair Congressional Districts for OH is now circulating petitions aimed at changing Ohio's constitution to eliminate gerrymandering , or creating districts to the advantage one politica...

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Philando Castile's Family to Receive $3 Million in Settlement With City

Philando Castile's Family to Receive $3 Million in Settlement With City

The city of St. Anthony, Minn., will avoid a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Philando Castile's family in the wake of his 2016 shooting death by paying out almost $3 million to his family. Castile...

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