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Lottery may suspend Powerball, Mega Millions

Lottery may suspend Powerball, Mega Millions

IL state lawmakers haven't passed a budget for two straight years. Tickets bought before the cutoff times will be honored. In a statement, Illinois Lottery Acting Director Greg Smith said, "Player...

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The Interrogations of crew that crashed the USS

The Interrogations of crew that crashed the USS "Fitzgerald" has begun

Two local men were among the seven Navy sailors killed Friday when the USS Fitzgerald crashed with the Philippine merchant ship ACX Crystal off the coast of Japan, the Navy announced Sunday. (1725...

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US Supreme Court to re-hear immigrant detention rights case

US Supreme Court to re-hear immigrant detention rights case

He says he feels "pretty good" having attorney Ted Olson representing the state before the court and that it's a "very good sign" the court made a decision to hear the case. They noted that the bak...

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US Senate health plan could cost Virginia $1.4 billion over 7 years

US Senate health plan could cost Virginia $1.4 billion over 7 years

Republicans Jerry Moran of Kansas, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia and Rob Portman of OH issued statements of opposition soon after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced lea...

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The Apprentice: Trump Signs Executive Order Designed To Boost Apprenticeships

The Apprentice: Trump Signs Executive Order Designed To Boost Apprenticeships

Here are the details. Interest in the state's apprenticeship programs is growing. But the Department of Labor still sits over and above it and still adjudicates it at the end of the day. They are ...

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Supreme Court will consider suit against anti-discrimination laws

The case was result of Charlie Craig and David Mullins, a same-sex couple, asking Jack Phillips , the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, to design and produce a wedding cake in 2012 for their same-s...

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How Trump's Comey 'Tapes' Trick Led to Special Counsel Appointment

How Trump's Comey 'Tapes' Trick Led to Special Counsel Appointment

But, Mr. Comey didn't listen to my request for transparency. And how did we all learn about this truth? In 2016, the Great America PAC was the largest and most effective pro-Trump Super PAC, raisi...

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Ravel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court

Ravel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court

The original ban was issued on January 27, 2017, and it: Suspended the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program for 120 days Cut the number of refugees to 50,000 in 2017 Banned Syrian refugees from entry into ...

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Teen caught after fall from amusement park ride

Instead, he filmed a tense, life-threatening situation. "That was a very good idea", he said. They are just glad the girl is ok. Stockdale said in an email that "it looks like she's going to be ...

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Fourth of July roundup: Where to enjoy fireworks, parades, 5ks

Fourth of July roundup: Where to enjoy fireworks, parades, 5ks

Celebration includes live entertainment on the main stage, kids fun zone, and food vendors. Gates will open at 6 p.m. and Trask River Redemption, a favorite local band, will be playing a mix of coun...

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Thousands Attend Otto Warmbier's Funeral

KCNA said the North dealt with him according to its domestic laws and global standards. Warmbier was accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner while visiting North Korea in 2015 and was later c...

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PM Narendra Modi's first meeting with US President Donald Trump

They've spoken over the phone a couple of times, but Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump will meet for the first time on Monday in face-to-face talks at the White Ho...

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Six dead after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

Six dead after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

The El Almirante, which was carrying more than 170 people, got into trouble in the Guatape-El Penol reservoir, a popular tourist resort. Videos on social media have been circulating that show panick...

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House Majority Whip shot at during congressional baseball practice

House Majority Whip shot at during congressional baseball practice

Many on the Republican side were fresh from the horror of the ballfield shooting rampage a day earlier. The team of Democrats and Republicans holds an annual softball game against female journali...

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Demands of Saudi an attack to Qatar's sovereignty: Erdogan

Qatar has been issued 13 demands which among other things include closing the Turkish military base, cutting relations with Iran , closing Al Jazeera television and paying reparations. Doha sai...

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Florida Gov. to name ally as chief financial officer

Florida Gov. to name ally as chief financial officer

Patronis, who helped his family run a well-known restaurant in Panama City, now sits on the state panel that regulates utilities. A Florida State University graduate, Patronis will be sworn in Frida...

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AP analysis finds partisan map-making advantage in Ohio

AP analysis finds partisan map-making advantage in Ohio

The nationwide study categorized the outcomes of all 435 U.S. House races and about 4,700 state House and Assembly seats, including Indiana's 100 House seats and nine congressional races up for electi...

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Teen hurt after dropping from ride at Six Flags

The Boiling Springs Fire Department is holding a vehicle seat safety check Saturday for parents who want to make sure their children have the sa... He estimates that it took another five minutes after...

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'Repeal and Replace' Cuts Schools' Medicaid Funding

Senate Republican leaders were trying to lock down Republican votes by funneling money to red states, engineering a special deal for Alaska, and arguing that they could insure more people at a lower...

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Lewis Hamilton rejects call to talk from title rival Sebastian Vettel

The Australian, who was Ferrari driver Vettel's team-mate at Red Bull in 2014, won the race after dropping to 17th on lap six following a chaotic sequence of events, which included three safety au...

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Trump Suggests His 'Tapes' Tweet Was To Keep Comey Honest

On June 8, Comey testified in Congress that he felt something inappropriate was happening when the president told him, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". ...

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Shot Fired from Uber Driver's Gun During Struggle at Adventure Island

Shot Fired from Uber Driver's Gun During Struggle at Adventure Island

According to Tampa police, the driver, Julian Leon III, arrived about 4:50 p.m.to pick up Austin Korb, 23, and Skylar Korb, 27. The Korbs were soaking wet, having presumably visited the park, and Le...

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Supreme Court rules for Missouri church in playground case

Roberts, reversing the lower courts ruling. Roberts said that's true even though the consequences are only "a few extra scraped knees". Some claimed that state bans like Missouri's were rooted in anti...

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Big brawl leads to lockdown of San Francisco mall

Big brawl leads to lockdown of San Francisco mall

Rueca said officers tried to detain several people and some resisted. After the mall was put on lockdown, it was later closed early. According to the police, one officer sustained minor injuries w...

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White House skips Ramadan dinner for 1st time in 20-plus years

White House skips Ramadan dinner for 1st time in 20-plus years

The rituals of Ramalan remind us that the humanity can be improved by being sensitive to the others' sentiments, while being honest to ourselves. The brief statements provide a stark contrast to the...

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NJ college: Professor fired for racially insensitive remarks

NJ college: Professor fired for racially insensitive remarks

Following her firing on Friday, Durden told NJ.com that she's received quite a bit of support from students and faculty and that she believed the school would have her back after her Fox News app...

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Supreme Court takes on new clash of gay rights, religion

Supreme Court takes on new clash of gay rights, religion

Supreme Court. The court in the coming days is also expected to act on President Donald Trump's emergency request seeking to revive his travel ban on people entering the United States from six Musli...

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8 injured after man drives into LA motel swimming pool

8 injured after man drives into LA motel swimming pool

Eight people were injured after USA in the vehicle busted through the fence of the Motel and drove at the on-site pool. Officials said children between the ages of six and 10 were in the pool when t...

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Prosecutors Vow to Retry Cosby in Sexual Assault Case

Prosecutors Vow to Retry Cosby in Sexual Assault Case

Cosby's wife of 53 years, Camille, slammed prosecutors for bringing the case to court, calling District Attorney Kevin Steele "heinously and exploitively ambitious" in a statement released after court...

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Trump coaxing Senate health bill holdouts to get in line

Trump coaxing Senate health bill holdouts to get in line

The Trump-Obama debate is mirrored by lawmakers who took to the Sunday shows to discuss the health care imbroglio, including disputes within the Republican caucus. Collins says another seven to ei...

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Trump slams Democratic 'obstruction' on health reform

Trump slams Democratic 'obstruction' on health reform

Democrats were hoping to scare off as many Republican votes as possible by planning efforts around the country to criticize the measure. Senator Orrin Hatch's staff responded to Sanders' tweet short...

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Bystanders who helped falling teen at Great Escape, discuss their heroics

A cellphone video of the girl falling taken by Loren Lent of Glenville, went viral overnight, and the story was picked up by media outlets including staff-written stories in the the Washington Po...

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Three dead and 30 missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

People who survived a sunken ferry, cry as they wait for more information about their missing friends and relatives, at a reservoir in Guatape, Colombia, Sunday, June 25, 2017. There was initial confu...

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A 2nd mistrial: Jury deadlocks in Ohio cop's murder retrial

A second jury has deadlocked on whether to convict the fired University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing of murder for killing a black man during what prosecutors described as a routine tr...

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United States senators dare Trump to veto sanctions against Russian Federation

The amendment on Russian Federation, which passed in a 97-2 vote on Wednesday, was attached to a bill to strengthen sanctions on Iran. This new bill would also give sanctions imposed by then p...

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Trump scrambles for GOP health votes; budget score looms

Trump scrambles for GOP health votes; budget score looms

He said he feels "a sense of urgency" to push forward because the health care system is in "full meltdown mode". WASHINGTON-Senate Republican leaders pushing for a vote this week on a bill to re...

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Justice Kennedy gives no hint of retirment

Justice Kennedy gives no hint of retirment

The government also noted that the original owners were aware of the development restrictions when they sold the lots to their children. The regulations barred building on any lot smaller than one acr...

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Trump breaks another tradition, doesn't host Ramadan dinner

Trump breaks another tradition, doesn't host Ramadan dinner

Across the world, Muslims are marking one of the most important holidays on the Islamic calendar to celebrate the breaking of fast. "With Muslims around the world, the United States renews our com...

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South Carolina medical student dies in Peru hiking accident

South Carolina medical student dies in Peru hiking accident

A University of SC medical student on a medical outreach mission trip in Peru is missing, a USC official confirmed. The U.S. Embassy in Peru assisted in the search efforts. Friends and law enforceme...

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Iranians mark Eid al-Fitr with prayers

The mayor is inviting Londoners and others to a celebration of Eid in Trafalgar Square, central London, from noon on Sunday July 2. "I firmly believe that the festival that celebrates humanity and goo...

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