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Extreme Heat Leads to US Flight Cancellations

Extreme Heat Leads to US Flight Cancellations

Before they fly, pilots consult a sheet that tells them about the temperature, elevation and even humidity-factors that go into something called density altitude, a key measurement of flight conditi...

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Batman Cop Nabs Alleged Shoplifter With 'Lego Batman Movie'

Batman Cop Nabs Alleged Shoplifter With 'Lego Batman Movie'

A few moments later, he made her wildest dreams come true. Cole identified himself as an off-duty police officer in the parking lot, where the man attempted to deny any wrongdoing. Since the merchan...

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Cristiano Ronaldo at the forefront as Portugal defeat Russia [GALLERY & HIGHLIGHTS]

Cristiano Ronaldo at the forefront as Portugal defeat Russia [GALLERY & HIGHLIGHTS]

Meanwhile, Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio has apologised after television cameras caught him using an expletive during the ill-tempered Confederations Cup match against New Zealand in Sochi ye...

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The US military just shot down another Syrian drone

The US military just shot down another Syrian drone

Syrian military officers described it as a major achievement that boosts the coordination of border security between Iraq and Syria . Russian Federation backs the Assad Syrian government regime, ...

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U.S. military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

U.S. military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

The Defense Department had said Tuesday that the six F/A-18F Super Hornets based in the United Arab Emirates had been suspended from Syrian operations. -allied Syrian Democratic Forces, which are batt...

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Brooklyn diocese announces sex abuse compensation program

Brooklyn diocese announces sex abuse compensation program

He did not specify the loan amount. Former Assemblywoman Marge Markey sponsored the bil in the lower chamber for years and last June claimed DiMarzio offered her $5,000 in 2007 to drop the bill - a ...

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Trump defends economic team: 'I just don't want a poor person'

The president called for the policy during a speech in Cedar Rapids , Iowa , Wednesday evening, Fox News reported . "We're thinking about building the wall as a solar wall", he said . "It doe...

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The Buzz | Merkel seeks 'good agreement' with UK on Brexit

The Buzz | Merkel seeks 'good agreement' with UK on Brexit

On day one of the negotiations, Prime Minister Theresa May's government gave in to European Union demands to discuss the terms of its divorce - including the exit fee - before any consideration ...

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EU, Britain may strike 'fair deal'

EU, Britain may strike 'fair deal'

Nearly exactly a year after Britain's seismic referendum to leave the bloc, the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier of France, welcomed his counterpart David Davis with a cheery handshake at t...

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EU says Brexit citizens issue not about 'generosity'

EU says Brexit citizens issue not about 'generosity'

However, the deal is dependent on Europe offering similar terms to the roughly 900,000 Brits living in the EU. This includes preparations for new bills on customs and immigration. The Tory Brexit...

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Republicans release draft health care bill

Democrats gathered on the Senate floor and defended Mr Obama's 2010 overhaul. NPR's Alison Kodjak begins our coverage . The Senate version of the bill (versus the House) was supposed to be...

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Indiana's ACA health insurance providers propose rate hikes

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson will join Essentia Health Detroit Lakes President Peter Jacobson and Katie Lundmark, executive director of Ecumen in Detroit Lakes, at a Health Care Forum from 7 to 9 p.m. In...

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Congressman Ryan says party's message is why Democrats losing elections

The wins in Georgia and SC followed similar victories in special House elections in Kansas and Montana. JOE CROWLEY: We're disappointed. While Republicans have mocked Pelosi's leadership i...

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Doha receives message from Iranian President: Qatari foreign ministry

Meeting with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and Qatari counterpart Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani on Wednesday, Cavusoglu reportedly praised the "wise and calm manner" with whic...

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Iran's top leader says USA should not enter Iraq "under any pretext"

While participants in the Vienna agreement have not yet announced their stance towards the new sanctions law that was adopted by the US Senate, Iran's IRNA agency quoted well-informed sources as s...

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Trudeau: Steel exports not national security threat to US

Trudeau: Steel exports not national security threat to US

You have his cellphone. On environmental policy, Mr. Trudeau said Canada would not be renegotiating the Paris accord for reducing greenhouse gas emissions after the US withdrew from the deal earli...

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Local senators react to health care bill

The 142 page bill certainly changes parts of Obamacare , but it's not a full repeal. "We're going to go through and make sure we understand it", Hoeven said . "They are not for repealing any Ob...

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Senate GOP health care bill released

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell developed the bill behind closed doors. "And policies contained in the discussion draft will repeal the individual mandates so Americans are no longer f...

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After high-profile losses, some Democrats seek change at the top

After high-profile losses, some Democrats seek change at the top

In Georgia's 6 congressional district, Republican groups ran ads linking Democrat Jon Ossoff to Nancy Pelosi . Democratic critics say it's time to change the party's House leadershi...

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Democrats turn on party leader Nancy Pelosi after Georgia election defeat

Democrats turn on party leader Nancy Pelosi after Georgia election defeat

Tom Price - who is now secretary of Health and Human Services. In another tweet , Trump also congratulated Republican Ralph Norman , who won a special congressional election in SC. Tim Ry...

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Jared Kushner arrives in Israel

Jared Kushner arrives in Israel

As per the worldwide Law, the Jewish settlements in the West Bank, including Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem are illegal and are considered as one of the prime reasons for the disruption of peace in th...

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Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday. Saudi Arabia, Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut ties to Qatar this month over accusations the Persian Gulf country funds t...

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Theresa May vows 'settled' status for European Union expats in post-Brexit UK

Over dinner at the summit, May addressed the issue of citizens' rights, one of the key three priorities for the opening stage of Brexit negotiations that began on Monday. Its speedy resolution could...

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Afghan guards killed, 2 injured as gunmen storm USA base in Bagram

American military commanders in Afghanistan have requested thousands of extra boots on the ground. About 8,400 American troops are in Afghanistan, alongside more than 6,500 troops from allied cou...

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Theresa May to unveil plans to 'protect' European Union citizens' rights after Brexit

Theresa May to unveil plans to 'protect' European Union citizens' rights after Brexit

Michel wrote in a Twitter message: "It's time for action and certainty". Calling Brexit "a pity", Lithuania's outspoken President Dalia Grybauskaite said: "We need to think about the future, and t...

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76ers take Markelle Fultz, Lakers grab Lonzo Ball to start NBA draft

In the first big trade of the night, the Minnesota Timberwolves acquired All-NBA swingman Jimmy Butler from the Chicago Bulls in exchange for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the No. Once the dust set...

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Democrats Realize 2010 'Fire Nancy Pelosi' Campaign Has Been Working

Democratic challenger Jon Ossof was hoping to flip the historically red district by campaigning not just against his opponent, but also President Trump . House Democratic Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi ...

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Petition: Remove Rodman from NBA Hall of Fame

Petition: Remove Rodman from NBA Hall of Fame

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation filed a petition on change.org days after the death of American college student Otto Warmbier , who was released in a coma last week following 17 month...

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Rep. Steve Scalise's Condition Upgraded To 'Fair' After Baseball Field Shooting

The FBI had said Hodgkinson came to Alexandria in March. It is known that prior to his travels, deputies with the St. Clair Sheriff's Department were called to Hodgkinson's home after someone co...

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Group protests health care bill proposal in downtown Chicago

Group protests health care bill proposal in downtown Chicago

Overall, 39% of low-income American women of reproductive age (15 to 49) are covered by the program, or about 9.8 million women. The bill would require New York State to pick up the county sha...

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British PM May offers to protect European Union citizens' rights — European Union summit

The UK vows to make a streamlined system as soon as possible, with more details to be given within next week. The EU citizens, under the special category of "settled status", would get the same rights...

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Queen's Speech presents PM May's bills to take Britain out of EU

Queen's Speech presents PM May's bills to take Britain out of EU

She said: "I want to say clearly that, for me, shaping the future for the 27 takes priority over the negotiations with Great Britain over withdrawal". Michel wrote in a Twitter message: "It's time...

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No conclusion yet on Otto Warmbier's cause of death

No conclusion yet on Otto Warmbier's cause of death

Chinese officials were not immediately available for comment after the talks. "This college kid never should have been detained in the first place", said Portman, who previously revealed that he ...

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May says 3m EU citizens can stay in Britain

Given the floor for 10 minutes at the end of a dinner at an European Union leaders' summit in Brussels , after formal Brexit talks kicked off on Monday, May set out the UK's opening offer on the ri...

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Qatar's neighbors issue steep list of demands to end crisis

Heather Nuaert, spokesperson the US State Department expressed on Tuesday US frustration over the difficulty in reaching a resolution as well as Saudi Arabia's lack of transparency regarding the p...

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South Korea Summit Could Expose Strains in Alliance

North Korea topped the agenda at the newly established Diplomatic and Security Dialogue , which paired Tillerson and Mattis with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and General Fang Fenghui, chief o...

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Premiums Could Spike for Middle Class Under Senate Health Bill

Tax boosts Obama levied on upper income people and medical industry companies would be repealed, and another on costly employer-provided health insurance would be delayed. Ending Obama's expansion has...

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Imagine: European Council President Tusk channels Lennon on Brexit

She did not set a cut-off date for those who are eligible for permanent residence and rejected a demand for the European Court of Justice to oversee the process and any resulting disputes. "The object...

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So far, Trump effect has led only to GOP victories

So far, Trump effect has led only to GOP victories

Unless the Democrats start winning more than just moral victories against a deeply unpopular president, her days as party leader could be numbered. Handel and Republican outside groups tied Os...

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Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria: Guards

Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria: Guards

In an indirect reference to Iranian-backed forces that have been gathering in the eastern desert region, the coalition statement cited a recent escalation of tensions and said it would not "tole...

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