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Pence: 'We expect Russian behavior to change'

Pence: 'We expect Russian behavior to change'

The vice president is expected to deliver a message of support for USA trade and investment with the countries while underscoring the US commitment to the security of the three nations, according to s...

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High Court blocks prosecution against Tony Blair over Iraq war

High Court blocks prosecution against Tony Blair over Iraq war

Former Foreign Secretary Jack Straw and ex-Attorney General Lord Goldsmith were also named in Rabbat's application to the court. Lawyers were seeking permission from the High Court to seek a judicia...

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Russia Seizes US Diplomatic Facilities, Demands Embassy Staff-Reductions

Russia Seizes US Diplomatic Facilities, Demands Embassy Staff-Reductions

Embassy must reduce its diplomatic and technical staff members in Russia to 455 by September 1. President Donald Trump intends to sign a bill passed by Congress this week that would impos...

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Inmates locked up for life as teens seek relief in Virginia

Inmates locked up for life as teens seek relief in Virginia

Five years ago, the Supreme Court barred mandatory life-without-parole sentences for anyone under 18 convicted of murder. However, Larry Landis, of the Indiana Public Defenders Council, says he can't ...

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Recent check reveals hundreds of seats still available for Mayweather-McGregor fight

Recent check reveals hundreds of seats still available for Mayweather-McGregor fight

While large swaths of tickets are nearly always hard to find at big events, groups of six adjacent tickets for Mayweather-McGregor were available in 162 spots around the arena. Despite sluggish sales,...

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Trump urges Republican senators not to give up on healthcare

Trump urges Republican senators not to give up on healthcare

But protests erupted when plans to repeal and replace were first announced in March as the House of Representatives unveiled the American Health Care Act, and millions of Americans began to fear losin...

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Body of man believed kidnapped during North Carolina fugitive manhunt found

Body of man believed kidnapped during North Carolina fugitive manhunt found

Bond for an armed and risky man who eluded law enforcement for days after a hunt in Pisgah Forest has been set at more than $2 million, according to McDowell Co. The truck was spotted at a breaking an...

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Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Point Pleasant Beach

The friend was able to swim back to shore safely, but the woman did not return. Crews are searching for a swimmer who reportedly went missing off of Smith Point Beach in Shirley Sunday. The rough co...

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Tropical Depression Six forms near Tampa; will soak South Florida

Tropical Depression Six forms near Tampa; will soak South Florida

Heavy rains in parts of central and northeastern Florida are possible over the next few days, the NHC advised . "Tropical Depression 6 will move right across Central Florida over the next two days"...

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Senate GOP's 'Skinny Repeal' Will Defund Planned Parenthood

Senate GOP's 'Skinny Repeal' Will Defund Planned Parenthood

There has been considerable speculation regarding a so-called " skinny package" that would primarily eliminate penalties related to the individual and employer mandates and provide tax cuts to devi...

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GOP state officials disappointed Trump ousted Priebus

GOP state officials disappointed Trump ousted Priebus

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said she did not think Priebus' exit would affect the White House's relationship with the Republican Party. The president became convinced that Priebus was no...

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POTUS: GOP Senators Look Like "Fools" After Skinny Repeal Failure

The Republican leadership had been trying to pass the bill by using the budget reconciliation process, which allows legislation to pass with a simple majority if it meets certain requirements, inclu...

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Cache Democratic Chair thanks those who voted against Obamacare overhaul

Cache Democratic Chair thanks those who voted against Obamacare overhaul

Republican Sens. Susan Collins of ME and John McCain of Arizona joined Murkowski in opposing the measure, joining all 48 Democrats in defeating it. Trump is anti-stupid. He said: Get a bill r...

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Government extends date of filing Income Tax Returns, this is new deadline

Government extends date of filing Income Tax Returns, this is new deadline

The taxpayers also have an option to e-verify the ITR at the time of e-filing or thereafter. Earlier, to file tax returns, only PAN was required. 31st July is the last day to file your tax returns...

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Trump condemns North Korea's latest ICBM test as 'reckless, dangerous'

Trump condemns North Korea's latest ICBM test as 'reckless, dangerous'

China urged North Korea to respect United Nations Security Council resolutions. "But such a statement could only be made by a greenhorn United States president who knows little about the North Korea...

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Explosions, gunfire hit Kabul, casualties feared

Explosions, gunfire hit Kabul, casualties feared

A gun battle erupted even as civilians were evacuated from the area. Police officials said the vehicle bomb exploded outside the embassy, followed by an attempt by gunmen to enter the building. The ...

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Russia Is Said to Seek 700 US Embassy Job Cuts Over Sanctions

Russia Is Said to Seek 700 US Embassy Job Cuts Over Sanctions

Putin, who has repeatedly denied US allegations that Russian Federation interfered with last year's USA presidential election, said Moscow would only decide on how to retaliate against Washington ...

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JD (U) senior Sharad Yadav voices dissent against new Nitish government

JD (U) senior Sharad Yadav voices dissent against new Nitish government

With Kumar on its side, the BJP-led NDA wants to give special focus to expand its social base in the state on the pattern of Uttar Pradesh , with an eye on the 2019 Lok Sabha polls . The BJP respond...

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Weather for the week

Weather for the week

While high temperatures reaching into the 90s are forecast to continue through the next two days, cooler weather is expected by mid-week as a cold front moves through the Billings area beginning Tue...

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China urges North Korea to stop acts that could worsen tensions

China urges North Korea to stop acts that could worsen tensions

The exercises involved two United States bombers along with Japan's Mitsubishi F-2 fighters, Defence Minister Fumio Kishida said at a press conference. North Korea's Foreign Ministry warned of a "re...

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Xi says Chinese Army can defeat 'invading enemies'

Xi says Chinese Army can defeat 'invading enemies'

The PLA is the world's largest army and is now going an ambitious modernisation programme to cut troop numbers and boost use of technology. At the expansive Zhurihe training base in the Inner Mongol...

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Iran, Iraq talk 'joint delivery' of Kirkuk oil

Iran, Iraq talk 'joint delivery' of Kirkuk oil

The two countries are also working on a plan based on which crude oil would be piped from Iraq to the refineries in Iran's northwestern Tabriz city and western Kermanshah city. Exporting Iran's gas to...

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Beloved Australian broadcaster Les Murray dies at 71

Beloved Australian broadcaster Les Murray dies at 71

He began working for SBS in 1980, covering numerous World Cups and hosting various football-based programs. Les will be remembered not just for his 35 year contribution to football in Australi...

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Barack Obama issues statement, credits those who fought Obamacare repeal

She said failure of the Senate to do something occurred at a critical time for insurance companies that must finalize rates for next year by August 16. "This effort will continue", Price said. The...

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Alleged APC Thugs Storm Conference And Beat Up People

Alleged APC Thugs Storm Conference And Beat Up People

PoliticsNGR has just learnt that heavily armed Political thugs allegedly sponsored by the Kaduna state government stormed the Headquarters of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Kaduna State Council wi...

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Trump blasts Senate rules, threatens to end subsidies to health insurance companies

Trump blasts Senate rules, threatens to end subsidies to health insurance companies

Conservative activists have wanted to get rid of those subsidies, however, and that's what Trump is now warning he'll do if he doesn't get a health-care bill to sign and have a Rose Garden ceremony fo...

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US says time for talk on N.Korea 'is over'

US says time for talk on N.Korea 'is over'

O´Shaughnessy said in the statement. The latest test also does something that North Korea strives for in every word of its propaganda: It bolsters the dignity of the proud, authoritarian state, wh...

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Putin - We'll have to retaliate against 'illegal' USA sanctions

Putin - We'll have to retaliate against 'illegal' USA sanctions

Lavrov added, however, that Moscow was ready to "normalize the bilateral ties with the USA and cooperate on important worldwide issues". The legislation, Mr. Both were veto-proof numbers. "This ...

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Russian Federation outlaws VPNs used to access banned websites

Russian Federation outlaws VPNs used to access banned websites

The new law was announced on the Russian government's website, Reuters reported . Nearly all of the changes under the law are set to take effect on November 1, months ahead of a March 2018 pres...

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Russia Orders US To Cut Embassy Staff In Retaliation For Sanctions

Russia Orders US To Cut Embassy Staff In Retaliation For Sanctions

The ministry is also suspending the U.S. Embassy's use of two sites - a storage facility and a dacha on an island in the Moscow River. The Russian President sought to reduce the number of USA dipl...

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Donald Trump predicts what would happen if ObamaCare is not repealed

Donald Trump predicts what would happen if ObamaCare is not repealed

The setback leaves Trump without a major legislative win after more than six months in power, despite Republicans controlling the White House, Senate and House. The spats with McCain and Murkowski w...

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Obama Urges US To Keep ACA After Skinny Repeal Fails

Even as the vote approached, numerous Republicans acknowledged that the "skinny bill" was far from ideal, and were voting for it only as a way to move forward toward a conference with the House - whic...

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Donald Trump Encourages Police To

Donald Trump Encourages Police To "Not Be So Nice" When Arresting Suspects

The speech was laced with violent imagery, with Trump saying MS-13 has rendered the suburb into "blood-stained killing fields". Police departments across the United States have been accused countles...

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State's sales tax holiday runs Friday

State's sales tax holiday runs Friday

The tax-free weekend runs from this Friday, August 4 through Sunday, August 6. Certain back-to-school purchases, such as clothing, school supplies, computers and other items as defined by the statute,...

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Trump encourages Senate to change rules after health care defeat

Trump encourages Senate to change rules after health care defeat

And Trump has allowed his new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, to declare war on Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and the so-called leakers in the White House. And Democrats are saying ,...

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Trudeau To Tour BC Wildfire Zones

Trudeau To Tour BC Wildfire Zones

Wildfire Service. While it is in the Naramata Volunteer Fire Department's jurisdiction, the Wildfire Service has three helicopters working the blaze, with ground crews on their way. She urged anyone...

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Interior Secretary Accused of 'Political Blackmail' After Senator's Trumpcare Vote

Interior Secretary Accused of 'Political Blackmail' After Senator's Trumpcare Vote

But David Hayes, a former Interior Department deputy secretary under both Presidents Obama and Clinton, said Zinke's words deserve "careful scrutiny" even if "cabinet officials have some leeway to...

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NYPD responds to Trump comments on using force during arrests

NYPD responds to Trump comments on using force during arrests

The president praised the increasing militarization of U.S. police, saying "You know, when you wanted to take over and you used military equipment - and they were saying you couldn't do it - you know ...

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GOP wants to defund Planned Parenthood for a year in 'skinny' repeal

GOP wants to defund Planned Parenthood for a year in 'skinny' repeal

After listening to a final pitch by Republican leadership, talking about the vote with Vice President Mike Pence, and taking a phone call from President Donald Trump , Senator John McCain slowly ...

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Gainesville police rejection of Donald Trump goes viral on Twitter

Gainesville police rejection of Donald Trump goes viral on Twitter

President Donald Trump's message to cops: Don't be too nice. Trump repeatedly pledged in his speech, delivered in front of law enforcement officers at Suffolk County Community College, to have the ...

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