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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

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

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

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

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

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. 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

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

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 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

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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Collins still undecided on Senate health care bill

The bill also would reduce or eliminate subsidies for millions of Americans on the exchange, subsidies that allow them to have insurance , stay healthy and keep working. Even President Trump reported...

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SpaceX Successfully Launched 10 Iridium NEXT Satellites

In addition to delivering the satellites, the Falcon had a secondary mission - attempt to land the first-stage motor on the droneship, " Just Read the Instructions ", positioned in Pacific Ocean. Howe...

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Trump calls Russian collusion claims a 'HOAX!'

Trump calls Russian collusion claims a 'HOAX!'

The testimony came during a morning of double-barreled intelligence committee hearings - one in the House and one in the Senate - that underscored the US intelligence community's months-old determin...

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2 killed, 1 hurt in Canton triple shooting

2 killed, 1 hurt in Canton triple shooting

When emergency crews arrived, they found two significantly damaged cars involved in the accident. Initial investigation shows that a Jeep carrying three people crossed the double yellow line and col...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation says gunman acted alone in congressional baseball practice shooting

Federal Bureau of Investigation says gunman acted alone in congressional baseball practice shooting

Officials did not disclose the names. FBI special agent Timothy Slater , who led the investigation, said law enforcement is still trying to determine Hodgkinson's exact motives for the shooting. ...

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Bruno Mars wins his 1st BET Award for R&B artist

Bruno Mars wins his 1st BET Award for R&B artist

Chance The Rapper accepted the 2017 BET Humanitarian Award , which he received for "positively impacting both local and national communities". It started with the child actors singing " Candy Girl...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi given warm welcome by Indians in US

American companies have a great opportunity to contribute to that, Mr. Modi told the CEOs. The youth of India understands technology and the importance of technology very well. "Excited to keep inve...

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Health care is lifeline for many

Republican U.S. Senator Susan Collins of ME said on Sunday that she has extreme reservations about the Senate health-care bill. The Senate health care measure drew immediate fire from centrist ...

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Donald Trump says Congress not 'that far off' passing Obamacare replacement

As Republicans scrambled Sunday to wrangle enough votes to pass health care reform legislation, United States president Donald Trump - in an unusual bid to reach out to his political opponents - u...

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Trump optimistic on health care; some lawmakers doubtful

Trump optimistic on health care; some lawmakers doubtful

But Johnson did not say whether, if forced to vote on the bill, he would vote "no". Still President Trump says it's a work in progress. After a series of secretive meetings, Republican lawma...

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The Washington Redskins Just Got Legal Help From A Rock Band

According to the Telegraph , Justice Samuel Alito said, "The disparagement clause violates the First Amendment's free speech clause". In 2014, the trademark office ruled the Redskins' team ...

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Muslims mark the end of the Ramadan fasting month

Muslims mark the end of the Ramadan fasting month

Libyan Muslim worshippers greet each other as they gather at the Martyrs´ Square in the capital Tripoli to perform Eid-ul-Fitr prayers on June 25, 2017. The decades-long tradition of celebrating Ramad...

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NYCFC's David Villa is (still) living up to the hype

NYCFC's David Villa is (still) living up to the hype

In the 18th minute, Red Bulls goalkeeper Luis Robles made a tremendous diving save to swat away NYCFC winger Jack Harrison's curling effort, but just minutes later Harrison found a way to beat Rob...

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