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Susan Collins: Trump hasn't learned how to work with Congress

Susan Collins: Trump hasn't learned how to work with Congress

That starts eight years and two presidential election cycles from now. Rand Paul - a heavy critic of the Senate plan - visited this morning. The American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Vie...

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Audit: 22 million more uninsured by 2026 under Senate health bill

The GOP could still win skeptical senators over with last-minute amendments. Despite the united opposition of Senate Democrats, Trump told Fox News on Sunday, "I think we're going to get t...

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GOP health bill: Big tax cuts for rich, not much for others

GOP health bill: Big tax cuts for rich, not much for others

A vote on the Senate Republican health care plan may have been postponed until after the July 4 recess, as Republicans now lack the votes from within their own party to advance the bill - but th...

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Pentagon: 'active preparations' by Syria for chemical attack

Pentagon: 'active preparations' by Syria for chemical attack

Late on Monday, the White House warned that Assad would pay a "heavy price" for another attack . The chemical attack on Khan Sheikhun in north-western Syria killed at least 87 people,...

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Benjamin Netanyahu : Israel cuts back Gaza electricity supplies

Benjamin Netanyahu : Israel cuts back Gaza electricity supplies

During that period, however, the population of existing settlements and unauthorized so-called "wildcat outposts" has nearly trebled. The settlements are illegal under global law and are seen as a maj...

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Man sits in jail when drywall power is mistaken for cocaine

Man sits in jail when drywall power is mistaken for cocaine

But the chemical also turns blue when exposed to about 80 other compounds, including acne medication, household cleaners, and other legal, everyday substances, according to a ProPublica investigatio...

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SpaceX successfully launches and lands a used rocket for the second time

SpaceX successfully launches and lands a used rocket for the second time

USA space firm SpaceX on Friday successfully launched Bulgaria's first geostationary communications satellite into space with its second partly reused rocket . This particular rocket previously...

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US Supreme Court rules for Columbia church in playground case

Summary: In what may seem a surprising twist, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a church seeking grant money to resurface their playground . The state rejected the request, citing a provision in...

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Mattis blames Congress for poor state of U.S. combat readiness

Mattis blames Congress for poor state of U.S. combat readiness

Or as McCain described the situation, which Mattis subsequently confirmed, "We're not winning in Afghanistan". After about 16 years of the fighting in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary James Matti...

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Senate Health Care Bill Will Impact 22 Million Americans

Senate Health Care Bill Will Impact 22 Million Americans

After a growing number of Republican senators voiced opposition to the GOP plan, Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) today said he'd delay the vote on legislation until after lawmakers...

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George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art Unanimously Approved by LA City Council

George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art Unanimously Approved by LA City Council

Good news for " Star Wars " creator George Lucas . George Lucas's $1.5 billion proposed Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Exposition Park was approved by the legislative body on Tuesday. After t...

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Vetted refugees can come to United States through July 6

Vetted refugees can come to United States through July 6

Visa applicants without a "bona fide relationship with a person or entity" in the US. This includes university students, employees of American companies and family members of American residents. The...

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Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

June 26, 2017 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Today, the U.S. Conference of Mayors approved a historic resolution that establishes support from the nation's mayors for the goal of moving to 100 percent c...

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Sanctions deal would bar Russians from Upper Brookville estate

But it seems likely to annoy the White House, which began looking into easing or lifting sanctions on Russian Federation just days after Trump was inaugurated. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in ...

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Zverev To Face Federer At Halle Open

Zverev To Face Federer At Halle Open

She will play the unseeded Ashleigh Barty in the final today, after the 21-year-old Australian upset sixth seed Garbine Muguruza, the former French Open champion, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the other semi-final...

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US urges Qatar and Saudi-led group to 'lower rhetoric'

Stop all funding for individuals, groups or organizations designated as terrorists by Saudi Arabia , Egypt , Bahrain, U.A.E., the United States and other countries. He said Turkey can "appreciat...

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Confusion trumps celebration as USA puzzles implementing travel ban

Confusion trumps celebration as USA puzzles implementing travel ban

The Supreme Court chose to allow a limited version of President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from six Muslim majority countries, including, Iran , Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria , and Y...

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Gov. Kasich: Neither party 'cares about helping poor people'

Gov. Kasich: Neither party 'cares about helping poor people'

Kasich , who lost the Republican Party's presidential nomination to President Trump a year ago, told CNN's Dana Bash. "You look at the rates of poverty, the problems in this country". "And I loo...

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Illinois House Democrats push new budget plan to end impasse

Illinois House Democrats push new budget plan to end impasse

According to Standard & Poor's (S&P) has threatened to do just that if lawmakers do not seal a budget by the start of the fiscal, which falls on July 1. There are other ways in which the proposal rese...

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Manzanita Fire burning in Riverside County

Manzanita Fire burning in Riverside County

June 27-Winds will be a major concern for firefighters Tuesday as they continue battling the fast-moving Manzanita fire, which consumed 5,000 acres in less than nine hours Monday and was only 10 perce...

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America's Supreme Court revives Trump's travel ban in parts

America's Supreme Court revives Trump's travel ban in parts

But the court's ruling also underscores the view that Trump was overreaching when he banned all travel into the United States by certain refugees and foreign nationals from six countries. "The hope is...

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Few answers on travel ban as launch deadline looms

Few answers on travel ban as launch deadline looms

The Supreme Court ruled to reinstate part of the travel ban for individuals without a " bona fide relationship" with the US, and this partial ban will go into effect on Wednesday, 72 hours after t...

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State leaders taking steps to battle opioid epidemic

State leaders taking steps to battle opioid epidemic

Pitt County's two Democratic legislative delegates say they are waiting for Gov. Roy Cooper to make his case for vetoing the state's pending fiscal budget before announcing if they join or oppose ...

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Trump administration moves to withdraw clean-water rule

Trump administration moves to withdraw clean-water rule

Last December, Schmidt and a bipartisan group of 24 state attorneys general and two other state officials urged the incoming Trump administration to rescind the WOTUS Rule, which now is blocked by a f...

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Son of former Padres player in hospital after accident on the field

Son of former Padres player in hospital after accident on the field

Speaking to local outlet 11 Alive on Sunday, Sydney said, "He is going to be okay we just don't really know when". He's now being cared for at Scottish Rite Hospital in Atlanta in a "paralytic sta...

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Bikini hiring contest for nuclear plant interns gets toxic reaction

Bikini hiring contest for nuclear plant interns gets toxic reaction

The company had a swimsuit contest for applicants. "Knowledge obviously does not matter", noted another user. Many criticised the company for objectifying women, with one saying that the initiativ...

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Supreme Court Partially Lifts Injunctions Against Trump's Travel Ban

The ruling was seen as at least a partial victory for Trump in the biggest court case of his presidency. "Today's compromise will burden executive officials with the task of deciding - on peril of c...

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Supreme Court will review President Trump's travel ban

Supreme Court will review President Trump's travel ban

He says he's not surprised the court found a compromise. The administration review should be complete before October 2, the first day the justices could hear arguments in their new term. Examples prov...

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Donald Trump's Golf Courses Displayed Fake Time Magazine Cover

Donald Trump's Golf Courses Displayed Fake Time Magazine Cover

It seems that way. And according to Time magazine's own accounting , has been on the cover just once before he entered politics, in January 1989. Dated March 1, 2009, the cover photo features a ste...

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Sen. Rand Paul: 'Senate leadership is not negotiating with our office'

Sen. Rand Paul: 'Senate leadership is not negotiating with our office'

Under Obamacare , about 20 million more people have been enrolled in insurance plans, many of them under the government's Medicaid program for the poor and disabled, which Republicans now wa...

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22 million fewer Americans insured under Senate GOP bill

22 million fewer Americans insured under Senate GOP bill

Republicans, who hold a slim 52-48 majority in the Senate, can only afford to lose two votes to secure the legislation's passage, assuming all Democrats oppose it. Congressional forecasters say a Sena...

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US Supreme Court to re-hear immigrant detention rights case

For instance, the baker would lose in court if he were "against interracial marriage and won't bake a cake for an interracial couple". In July 2012, Debbie Munn accompanied her son, Charlie Craig...

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Supreme Court to hear major gerrymandering case

Supreme Court to hear major gerrymandering case

The Seventh Circuit Court found the map violates the constitution because it gives one party more power than the other. While federal courts have ruled in the past on racial gerrymandering, the ...

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Supreme Court Takes Gay Wedding Cake Refusal Case

A Colorado clash between gay rights and religion started as an angry Facebook posting about a wedding cake but now has big implications for anti-discrimination laws in 22 states . In another case of ...

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Religious schools get another chance at state funding in Colorado

Roberts continued, "In this case, there is no dispute that Trinity Lutheran is put to the choice between being a church and receiving a government benefit". Writing for the majority, Chief Justice J...

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