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Minnesota officer acquitted in shooting death of Philando Castile

Yanez pulled Castile over for a broken taillight July 6 in a St. Paul suburb. SHAPIRO: David, the video of Castile's death has been watched so many times. Kauser also testified that he trusted Yanez...

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Scotland stun Wallabies in Sydney

A stunned crowd of 30,721 fans were on hand on Saturday at Allianz Stadium to watch Scotland avenge two heartbreaking one-point losses to Australia in the past two years with a stirring victory. R...

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Baseball game back on after shooting

Pete Aguilar, D-Calif., in an opinion piece he wrote for CNN . Republican Representative Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot in the early morning fusillade of gunfire, and several other people,...

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Friend says Trump weighs firing special counsel Mueller

Friend says Trump weighs firing special counsel Mueller

Special counsel former FBI Director Robert Mueller could only be fired by Deputy US Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . Rosenstein was likely referring to the possibility that Mueller would inv...

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UK Treasury Chief: Economy Should Be Main Focus In Brexit

Mr Davis also indicated "we will start down this process" by focusing on the divorce proceedings from the European Union before moving on to trade. The EU has insisted that this sequence involve sor...

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Trump blasts 'phony' obstruction of justice report

Nor did he deny that he has entered the miniscule ranks of sitting presidents who have become subjects of criminal investigations. It is my view that fully investigating the facts, circumstances, and ...

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Trump ally Newt Gingrich calls fairness of Robert Mueller into question

Ruddy said in an interview Monday with Judy Woodruff of PBS, "I think he's weighing that option". Ruddy did not immediately respond to questions seeking clarification. "While the president has every r...

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Tory-DUP deal put on hold due to London fire

The loss of her majority meant May has been reaching out to the ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party to prop up her Conservative party. The PM is now addressing MPs in the House of Commons...

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Doctor: Scalise improving, came in at 'imminent risk of death'

He was one of four wounded by a gunman Wednesday in an attack on a Republican team practice in Virginia. Congressman Steve Scalise remains in critical condition following surgery to fix injuries...

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Criticism Builds as Theresa May Prepares to Form New Government

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks outside 10 Downing Street after an attack on London Bridge and Borough Market left 7 people dead and dozens injured in London , Britain, June 4, 2017. ...

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Trump affects Virginia primaries, but not as expected

Trump affects Virginia primaries, but not as expected

Voters across the Commonwealth will get their say Tuesday on who will be on the ballot for offices including governor and lieutenant governor. Virginia is one of two states electing governors this y...

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'Step up' on NKorea, Tillerson prods China

'Step up' on NKorea, Tillerson prods China

China has led landfill and militarization work in the 3.5-million-square-kilometer tropical sea over the past decade to enforce a widely disputed claim over about 95 percent of it. The Chinese claim ...

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Without plan, Trump allows more troops for Afghanistan

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis now has the authority to set US troop levels in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria . " The United States knows we are in the fight against terrorism", said Afghanistan's ...

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Pakistan 'turnaround' impresses Indian captain Kohli

Pakistan 'turnaround' impresses Indian captain Kohli

In some minds and hearts, though, nothing seems to have changed. Pakistan , meanwhile, has not hosted a major global match - barring a short limited-overs series against Zimbabwe - at home since a te...

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Three straight bogeys drop Fowler, but only one back

Open . This might have been more than anyone was expecting. Johnson , who won the 2016 US Open at Oakmont Country Club in Pennsylvania, ended the second round on 4-over following his 1-over 73....

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Congressman has 3rd surgery after shooting

Melania Trump accompanied the President to the visit at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center, according to a White House pool report . Two members of the Capitol Police - Crystal Griner and Dav...

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Scalise doctor hopes for 'excellent recovery' despite risk

Sava said his risk of death is "substantially lower" than it was on Wednesday. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) greets Director of the Office of Management Mick Mulvaney before Democrats and Republicans ...

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Search continues for inmates accused of killing 2 guards

A massive manhunt is still underway for Dubose and Rowe, now more than 24 hours after their escape. Authorities say Rowe and Dubose killed Baldwin State Prison transfer sergeants 42-year-old Ch...

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On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to "phony" Russia story

The obstruction of justice investigation into Trump began days after Comey was sacked on May 9, according to people familiar with the matter, the Washington Post said. "Telling the FBI director to...

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Trump confirms he is under investigation

US President Donald Trump has said that he is under investigation for obstruction of justice, confirming reports that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is overseeing a probe into the alleged Russ...

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US Republican Steve Scalise shows signs of improvement after shooting

Scalise remained listed in critical condition Thursday night after multiple surgeries, though word came from the hospital during the game that he had improved. A congressional staffer, Zach Barth, wa...

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Putin sarcastically offers Comey political asylum in Russia

Unlike previous years, some awkward questions surfaced, albeit briefly. Comey recently testified that Trump fired him after asking Comey to end the investigation into former national security advise...

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Trump Weighing Firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller

The effort to muddy the waters surrounding the investigation is coming amid growing White House concern that the probe could detract from the president's agenda for months or years to come. A person...

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Trump Lashes Out At Investigators After Reports Of Obstruction Of Justice Inquiry

President Donald Trump acknowledged for the first time Friday that he is under federal investigation as part of the expanding probe into Russia's election meddling. Mueller, the former FBI director,...

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US President Donald Trump says he's being investigated for firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director

In his conversations with Brand, Rosenstein told the No. 3 Justice Department official that she would take over these responsibilities if he chose to step aside. It's unclear why Rosenstein issu...

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On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to 'phoney' Russian Federation story

The president expressed annoyance about news reports that the probe is now believed to include an examination of whether he obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey , who had earlier...

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'There are no winners here today,' prosecutor says after Michelle Carter conviction

'There are no winners here today,' prosecutor says after Michelle Carter conviction

Conrad Roy died of carbon monoxide poisoning in a K-Mart parking lot after starting a generator inside of his truck. Her lawyer argued Mr Roy had a history of depression and suicide attempts an...

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Former Hood College basketball player protected lawmakers in Alexandria shooting

He was taken to the hospital where he is now in critical condition CNN reported earlier today. He was hit in the left hip, suffering injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding, in...

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Fueling 'Perpetual War,' Trump to Send 4000 Troops to Afghanistan

Mattis, who was granted authority this week by President Donald Trump to set troop levels for Afghanistan , is still finalizing the new plan for America's longest-ever war, said Dana W. Back then...

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Michigan's top health official charged with involuntary manslaughter in Flint crisis

Bill Schuette , Michigan's Attorney General, has filed criminal charges against five state health officials for their handling of the 2014 crisis . Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is expressing supp...

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Donald Trump cries 'witch hunt' over obstruction probe

Nice." That was the message Trump wrote sarcastically Thursday morning on his Twitter account. President Donald Trump has created jobs as he promised during his campaign, but it's been through the...

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Most doubt Trump's respect for institutions

That contention aligns with the views of Republican voters in Texas. A new poll shows that most Americans think President Donald Trump has little to no respect for the country's democratic tradi...

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United States lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

He said that, while the Congressman remains sedated, that has been dialed back a bit to the point where Scalise has been able to respond to his family, and knows they are there with him. The FBI recov...

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US Senate approves sanctions against Russian Federation over 2016 election

US Senate approves sanctions against Russian Federation over 2016 election

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today voted to expand sanctions targeting Iran's ballistic missile program, systematic human rights abuses, ...

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Rex Tillerson: Palestinian Authority ends policy of paying prisoners who attack Israelis

A procedural vote on the Russian Federation sanctions is expected Wednesday, and the measure is expected to get strong bipartisan support. He said that it's important that President Donald Trump have ...

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Trump takes aim at 'fake news media' and Hillary Clinton

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 15 , 2017Crooked H destroyed phones w/ hammer, "bleached" emails, & had husband meet w/AG days before she was cleared- & they talk about obstruction? But Senate invest...

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5 incredible photos of daredevil performer Erendira Wallenda hanging from a helicopter

5 incredible photos of daredevil performer Erendira Wallenda hanging from a helicopter

Erendira Wallenda spent a day in June five years ago wondering what her husband felt as he crossed Niagara Falls basin on his wire walk. Erendira Wallenda was tethered to a hoop suspended 300 f...

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Could Trump's "witch hunt" tweet come back to haunt him?

Reports that Trump allegedly asked two intelligence chiefs to publicly deny any cooperation between his campaign and Russian Federation are also said to be part of the investigation. Pence tapped l...

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Mass ACLU: Michelle Carter conviction 'imperils free speech'

Mass ACLU: Michelle Carter conviction 'imperils free speech'

The 18-year-old MA native with a history of mental health problems and suicide attempts also left a note for his 17-year-old girlfriend Carter , who prosecutors say instigated his May 2014 suicide. C...

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The nice things Trump and others said about Rod Rosenstein

Rosenstein prepared a memo for Attorney General Jeff Sessions back in early May, which raised repeated questions about how Comey had handled the Hillary Clinton email investigation - at first...

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