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DCCC Chairman: Abortion Won't Be Litmus Test for Democratic Candidates

DCCC Chairman: Abortion Won't Be Litmus Test for Democratic Candidates

On Monday, the head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) said the party would not adopt an abortion "litmus test" when it comes to funding candidates for 2018 House races. W...

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New Monte Lake fire being held, impacting airport operations

New Monte Lake fire being held, impacting airport operations

The cause of the new fire has not been determined. All available suppression options (including airtankers, helicopters and structural protection units through the Office of the Fire Commissioner) are...

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A Furious John Kelly Considered Resigning After Trump Fired James Comey

A Furious John Kelly Considered Resigning After Trump Fired James Comey

Kelly was reportedly so shocked that he was mulling over the possibility of resigning, although the two sources warned that they were unsure how serious he was about doing so. Neither the president no...

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Stranded Montreal-bound passengers to Air Transat: 'we're suffocating'

Stranded Montreal-bound passengers to Air Transat: 'we're suffocating'

Alfieri said the air conditioning wasn't working properly, rendering it "very hot" and hard to breathe. Eventually, one passenger called 911 - but the paramedics told the passengers there was nothin...

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Philippines: Security beefed up, cops on high alert ahead of ASEAN meeting

Philippines: Security beefed up, cops on high alert ahead of ASEAN meeting

DPRK is an acronym for North Korea's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. On other regional concerns, the statement will not explicitly mention China's militarisation of dispute...

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Top military officials call on Trump to reverse transgender ban

Top military officials call on Trump to reverse transgender ban

Almost a week after President Donald Trump wrote a tweet that appeared to reinstate a ban on transgender service members, the U.S. military is still awaiting formal direction from the White House re...

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'US-China trade nothing to do with N. Korean conflict'

'US-China trade nothing to do with N. Korean conflict'

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley says North Korea is already violating several UN Security Council resolutions anyhow, suggesting that the US needs to rethink its tactics toward something else, w...

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Kyle Busch Finally Wins at Pocono

Kyle Busch Finally Wins at Pocono

It was his first victory of the season, snapping a 36-race drought, and first is 26 starts at Pocono . I guess a $10,000 ticket is an easy trade for a trip to the playoffs. The day was not so pleasan...

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Senate confirms Wray as next Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Senate confirms Wray as next Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Christopher Wray, President Trump's pick to be new Federal Bureau of Investigation director, was recommended unanimously by the judiciary committee on July 20. Trump roiled Washington in May, firing C...

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Dublin Fire Brigade To Review Office Blocks For Safety Risks

Dublin Fire Brigade To Review Office Blocks For Safety Risks

The review will examine the regulatory system around the design, construction and ongoing management of buildings in relation to fire safety, related compliance and enforcement issues and worldwide re...

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Police Officer Buys Diapers For Woman Attempting To Shoplift For Newborn

Police Officer Buys Diapers For Woman Attempting To Shoplift For Newborn

But instead of arresting the woman, Officer Bennett Johns bought the diapers for her with his own money, police said. He said he just hoped to give the child a better life. The city is also helping he...

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Packers rookie Montravius Adams out 'multiple weeks' with foot injury

Packers rookie Montravius Adams out 'multiple weeks' with foot injury

If that scenario sounds familiar, it should. Along with Adams, a defensive tackle out of Auburn , fourth-round linebacker and former Wisconsin Badger Vince Biegel is on the physically unable to per...

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QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) Reviewed By Analysts

QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) Reviewed By Analysts

For the current quarter Qep Resources (NYSE:QEP) has high EPS estimates of $-0.08 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $-0.31. Wellington Management Group LLP boosted its position in shares of QEP...

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US Financier Says Putin Richer Than Gates, Bezos Combined

US Financier Says Putin Richer Than Gates, Bezos Combined

According to an Oxfam report on wealth and inequality, there were 793 billionaires worldwide in 2009 whose net worths totaled US$2.4 trillion (S$3.2 trillion). That conflict eventually led to the jail...

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'Unnecessary controversy': Tamil parties oppose Bhagavad Gita sculpture at Abdul Kalam's memorial

'Unnecessary controversy': Tamil parties oppose Bhagavad Gita sculpture at Abdul Kalam's memorial

The memorial also displays over 900 paintings and 200 rare photographs of Kalam, who held the President's office from 2002 to 2007. However, this controversy took a fresh turn after the scientist's fa...

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Ivanka Trump Learned Of Transgender Military Ban When POTUS Tweeted It

Ivanka Trump Learned Of Transgender Military Ban When POTUS Tweeted It

Both former Democrat donors, the couple are socially liberal and Ivanka has frequently positioned herself as a women's rights advocate. She only knew about it when she read it on Twitter... Ivanka Tru...

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Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) Rating Reiterated by Wells Fargo & Company

Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) Rating Reiterated by Wells Fargo & Company

Gulf International Bank UK Ltd now owns 67,693 shares of the company's stock worth $22,157,000 after buying an additional 1,465 shares during the period. The original version of this piece of content ...

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Stock in the Spotlight: Iamgold Corp (IAG)

Stock in the Spotlight: Iamgold Corp (IAG)

RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of IAG in report on Monday, June 5 with "Hold" rating. Credit Suisse Group reissued a hold rating and set a $5.00 target price on shares of Iamgold Corporatio...

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All Bodo Minority Students' Union president shot dead in Assam's Kokrajhar

All Bodo Minority Students' Union president shot dead in Assam's Kokrajhar

The ABMSU and others have sought proper investigation and punishment for the culprits. Mr. Sahay said he would also rush to the spot tonight to oversee the situation and expedite the investigation t...

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Royal Dutch Shell: Restart of Europe's Largest Refinery Expected Mid-August

Royal Dutch Shell: Restart of Europe's Largest Refinery Expected Mid-August

The Pernis refinery in Rotterdam's sprawling port is Europe's largest. Nobody was injured. Firefighters brought the fire under control by around 6:00 am (0400 GMT/UTC). This causes large flames comi...

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Michelle Obama shared the sweetest throwback Instagram for her mother's birthday

Michelle Obama shared the sweetest throwback Instagram for her mother's birthday

No matter your place in the history books, you're never to important to share a little love for your mother on her birthday. Minutes later, the mother-of-two's fans took to Twitter to honour Michell...

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Mattis, Kelly hatched travel pact to keep tabs on Trump

Mattis, Kelly hatched travel pact to keep tabs on Trump

Raised voices could be heard through the thick door to the Oval Office as John Kelly - then secretary of Homeland Security - offered some tough talk to President Donald Trump . The best possible Trum...

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Shots fired at officers in Colorado Springs

Shots fired at officers in Colorado Springs

Howard Black told KKTV . Police said they believe the man was the shooter. Police declared the situation over a little after 2:00 a.m. Tuesday. Police were called about gunshots being fired in th...

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'Black America' alternate-history series in the works at Amazon

'Black America' alternate-history series in the works at Amazon

In the interceding decades since the American Civil War, the sovereign nation of New Colonia - which is ruled by black people - has risen up as one of the major industrialized nations, while the Unite...

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Obama's Inner Circle Likes Deval Patrick for 2020 Presidential Run

Obama's Inner Circle Likes Deval Patrick for 2020 Presidential Run

As Politico notes, Obama and Patrick have had a relationship for 20 years. Patrick said on the podcast that it was too early to make such a decision. Obama himself has discussed the matter with Pa...

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Scaramucci's day gets even worse as Harvard accidentally declares him dead

Scaramucci's day gets even worse as Harvard accidentally declares him dead

In an apparent misprint, his name had an asterisk next to it, which is used for when an alum was reported to be dead since the last directory came out in 2011. The former hedge fund manager lost his j...

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation jets intercept Russian aircraft near Estonian airspace

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation jets intercept Russian aircraft near Estonian airspace

Two Russian MiG-31 Foxhound fighter jets and an An-26 Curl military transport aircraft carried out a planned training flight over the neutral waters of the Baltic Sea on Tuesday when they were interce...

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Baker Bill Would Allow Local Officials To Comply With ICE Detention Requests

Baker Bill Would Allow Local Officials To Comply With ICE Detention Requests

The justices ruled that current MA law does not allow police and other law enforcement officers to hold individuals exclusively on the basis of a federal immigration detainer request. As my office a...

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Mother SMUCKERS: 12 Inmates Use Peanut Butter To Escape Alabama Jail

Mother SMUCKERS: 12 Inmates Use Peanut Butter To Escape Alabama Jail

Sheriff James Underwood says prisoners used peanut butter to change the numbers above a door and trick a new employee into opening another door that led outside. "Inmates scheme all the time to con ...

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NY Woman Dies After Complications From Botched Plastic Surgery

NY Woman Dies After Complications From Botched Plastic Surgery

Naturally, her family are distraught, and claim that their loved one's death was a case of cold blooded murder. " They wasn't supposed to do that ". Investigators are looking into what substance was...

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Kerala youth who joined ISIS killed in Afghanistan

Kerala youth who joined ISIS killed in Afghanistan

Marwan's family has said he left home to join the ISIS in May 2016 as part of a 21-member group, after telling them he is going to Mumbai. According to reports, 22-year-old Marwan Ismail, who had go...

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Wayne County to focus on sealing deal with Gilbert for jail complex

In the coming weeks, Executive Evans' team will work with Rock Ventures' representatives to negotiate terms of a deal to create a new criminal justice center. "And we're looking forward to trying to g...

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Derry man faces drug charges after fiery crash in Pelham

Derry man faces drug charges after fiery crash in Pelham

Police officers had to pull a man from a burning vehicle late Monday night after he crashed into a tree near Brookview Drive. New Hampshire police say they were forced to drag a driver out of his bu...

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Shocking video captures moment ex-cop punches a valet

Shocking video captures moment ex-cop punches a valet

Tracy Figone , a police spokeswoman, denied on Monday that Kiernan was receiving special treatment because of his 10-year history in law enforcement. The two men are seen having a brief conversation...

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Kushner to interns: Trump team too disorganized to collude with Russia

Kushner was supposed to speak with the interns two weeks ago, but the talk had to be rescheduled so he could give testimony about the Russian Federation investigation to Congress. Kushner is also now ...

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Adorable toddler fist bumps everyone on Southwest flight

Adorable toddler fist bumps everyone on Southwest flight

And the normally jaded airline passengers were delighted - happily giving the little boy a good old fist bump and bringing a little joy to everyone's day. "Whenever a child , especially a young child...

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China's Didi Invests in Rival Taxify, Intensifies Battle Against Uber

China's Didi Invests in Rival Taxify, Intensifies Battle Against Uber

The deal signals a first step into the European market for Didi, which has previously partnered with other companies to expand beyond its home turf, where it has more than 400m users and operates in...

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Rauner Issues Amendatory Veto For School Funding Plan

Rauner Issues Amendatory Veto For School Funding Plan

The legislation passed both the Illinois House and Senate, but without veto-proof majorities. He used his veto authority Tuesday to strip that money from the bill, saying it should be part of sepa...

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Thailand's former PM Yingluck to deliver closing remarks in criminal case

Thailand's former PM Yingluck to deliver closing remarks in criminal case

Yingluck would have the right to appeal to the Supreme Court if the verdict goes against her, provided the draft bill on criminal procedures against political office-holders is enacted in time to cove...

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Fox News reporter fabricated quotes for Seth Rich conspiracy story, lawsuit alleges

Fox News reporter fabricated quotes for Seth Rich conspiracy story, lawsuit alleges

So all of this, even though it's allegations in a lawsuit , it's very eye opening because of the connections between Fox and the White House. He and and the other Fox contributor-a Texas investor n...

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