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High court nixes redrawn election maps in North Carolina

High court nixes redrawn election maps in North Carolina

Democrats, who ruled this state for generations, wrote voting maps to favor their party. The result was to weaken African-American voting strength elsewhere in North Carolina. The case, however, rea...

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Investigators hunt for accomplices of Manchester Arena bomber

Investigators hunt for accomplices of Manchester Arena bomber

The PM said the threat level "should be increased, for the time being, from severe to critical ". Armed troops are deployed to guard "key locations" such as Buckingham Palace, Downing Street, t...

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Transgender students may be forced to reveal identity in Texas schools

Supporters described limiting the scope to schools as "middle ground" and hinted that it could soften the kinds of costly boycotts that hit North Carolina after it approved its bathroom bill past ye...

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House speaker rejects Trump's branding of Comey as 'nut job'

House speaker rejects Trump's branding of Comey as 'nut job'

The "nut job" story, reported Friday , said that during their May 10 Oval Office meeting, Trump bragged to Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov about terminating Comey...

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Hostages taken at church in southern Philippines

MANILA-The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday said that the terrorists who are now sowing fear in Marawi City are not members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The emergency de...

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Arizona State rallies, faces Northwestern in NCAA final

Arizona State rallies, faces Northwestern in NCAA final

Vaughn led her match with Stanford's Albane Valenzuela by two holes when play was halted. Gabriella Then of Southern California was through 19 holes of her match with Jaclyn Lee when it was declar...

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'Joker' impersonator arrested in Miami for pointing gun at vehicles

'Joker' impersonator arrested in Miami for pointing gun at vehicles

Police then arrested Sullivan before his Killing Joke could turn into a real-life Death in the Family. Authorities arrested Sullivan, who claims he is a tattoo model, on complaint of concealing and ...

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Passenger Tries to Break Into Cockpit on American Airlines Flight

Passenger Tries to Break Into Cockpit on American Airlines Flight

A flight attendant had blocked the doorway with her serving cart. "He was very quiet, moving very sluggish", passenger Grant Arakelian said , according to the Associated Press . Neither the milita...

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Pregnant senior not allowed to walk at graduation

Pregnant senior not allowed to walk at graduation

But she won't be allowed to walk in her high school graduation this year. Maddi told WUSA9 she considered an abortion early on in her pregnancy. When the news came to her school, Maddi told the N...

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Strong storms, tornadoes possible in parts of Deep South

Strong storms, tornadoes possible in parts of Deep South

Showers and thunderstorms will continue to move through North Florida and South Georgia. There also is a slight chance that conditions could become severe in isolated areas, with straight line winds a...

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GOP watches special elections nervously for signs of 'Trump effect'

GOP watches special elections nervously for signs of 'Trump effect'

House seat set to be filled in a special election Thursday. As such, the party is split on how much it should have invested in the campaign. She added though both candidates in the race for 34th Dis...

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Budget director discusses White House spending plan

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that over 10 million people would be cut off of Medicaid as a result of the cuts made by the AHCA, the Republican health care bill Mr. House Minority Wh...

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Independent Advisor Alliance Raises Position in Westar Energy Inc (WR)

Independent Advisor Alliance Raises Position in Westar Energy Inc (WR)

The firm has a market cap of $6.21 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.88 and a beta of 0.40. Great Plains Energy Inc (Symbol: GXP): NextEra Energy Inc (Symbol: NEE): Johnson & Johnson (Symbo...

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Texas Senate OKs Gay Adoption Bill

The Texas House has given final approval to a scaled-back version of a hotly debated transgender "bathroom bill" similar to one in North Carolina that caused national uproar previous year. The bil...

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AMBER Alert in Southern Tier; 2 Teen Suspects Believed Armed

AMBER Alert in Southern Tier; 2 Teen Suspects Believed Armed

Tuesday night, both teens were charged with grand larceny, criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of stolen property and unlawful imprisonment (due to Wilson being younger than 16-years-...

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Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify publicly before lawmakers

He then told the pair, "I'm not under investigation". The Washington Post reported Friday that someone close to Trump is. The report didn't name the senior adviser. Trump last week fired Comey fro...

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North Korea renews accusation of CIA assassination plot

North Korea renews accusation of CIA assassination plot

Speaking in China, Putin called for a peaceful solution to the ongoing tensions on the Korean peninsula, Russia's Sputnik news agency reported. In much the same way that China has been reluctant to do...

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Sir Roger Moore, James Bond, Dies at Age 89

Sir Roger Moore, James Bond, Dies at Age 89

Sir Roger was also well known for his humanitarian work - he was introduced to Unicef by the late Audrey Hepburn and was appointed as a goodwill ambassador in 1991. Moore said. "Actors don't really si...

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LeBron struggles, exchanges words with fan after Game 3 loss

Not just in the second half", James said . "I didn't have it". After the wake-up call that was Game 3 for James and the Cavaliers , both parties should fare well in Game 4. “We have to play a lot ...

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Led raid kills seven suspected al-Qaida fighters in Yemen

Led raid kills seven suspected al-Qaida fighters in Yemen

The Central Command said the US forces killed the militants using "a combination of small arms fire and precision airstrikes" to attack the compound. US warplanes and drones carried out airstrikes i...

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Jeff Sessions Narrows The Scope Of One Of Trump's Executive Orders

Jeff Sessions Narrows The Scope Of One Of Trump's Executive Orders

On Monday night, the Justice Department filed paperwork with the Northern District of California federal court after Sessions released a memo changing the Trump administration's definition of a "s...

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Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions: Seoul

Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions: Seoul

U.S. Disarmament Ambassador Robert Wood added that China's leverage with the North was significant and they should be impressed to do more. When asked by reporters in Beijing last week about Pyong...

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Donald Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester terror attack

Donald Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester terror attack

Mr Abe added: "On behalf of the government of Japan and the Japanese people, I would like to express my heartfelt condolences to the victims and extend our sympathies to those who have been injured". ...

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Manchin Warns About Trump Administration Budget Cuts

Manchin Warns About Trump Administration Budget Cuts

You will hear a lot of reporting that the President's 2018 budget envisions $1.4 trillion in cuts over ten years in non-defense spending. The budget cuts many social welfare benefits and what was ...

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Trump greeted with selfies and politics on arrival in Israel

In Gaza, a coastal territory around 60 km (35 miles) west of the West Bank that is under a land and sea blockade imposed by Israel and Egypt, demonstrations were expected later on Tuesday, following...

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Trump urges Mideast nations to drive out 'Islamic extremism'

Speaking during his first visit to Israel as United States president, Mr Trump said there is strong consensus on these issues among the world's nations, including many in the Muslim world. It also a...

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NY Attorney General: $18.5 million settlement with Target

NY Attorney General: $18.5 million settlement with Target

Target's data breach was the first in a series of scams that hit other retailers including SuperValu and Home Depot. "We're pleased to bring this issue to a resolution for everyone involved", sai...

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Trump Boasted About Firing 'Nut Job' Comey to Russian Officials

Trump Boasted About Firing 'Nut Job' Comey to Russian Officials

The White House was rocked by a further revelation Friday, when reports emerged that Trump said his sacking of FBI director James Comey has relieved "great pressure" on him caused by the Russian...

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Tornadoes In Oklahoma, Wisconsin Leave 2 Dead

Tornadoes In Oklahoma, Wisconsin Leave 2 Dead

Walker visited a trailer park near the city of Chetek on Wednesday afternoon where one male resident was killed and 25 people were injured Tuesday night. The south side of Elk City was hit hardest by ...

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Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

The new budget also covers "mandatory" spending, including such big-ticket items as Medicare and Social Security. It would reduce spending on programs like food stamps (or SNAP), Social Security dis...

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8th juror chosen to serve in Cosby assault case

Cosby's lawyers succeeded in having jury selection determined 300 miles (480km) from the Pennsylvania town where the trial is scheduled to begin, arguing it would be hard to find an unbiased panel in ...

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Teens Arrested In Killing Of 6-Year-Old Boy

Madison County Coroner Alex Breeland has confirmed that the autopsy for 6-year-old Kingston Frazier has been completed. Byron McBride , 19, is accused of shooting Kingston repeatedly after drivin...

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$400 billion price tag for California single-payer bill

$400 billion price tag for California single-payer bill

We are the highest tax state in the nation, we are growing lower-wage and higher-wage jobs while losing middle-class jobs, unemployment is below 5 percent yet we are already projecting a budget defi...

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Israel police: Palestinian assailant stabs Israeli officer

To get to Bethlehem , the location of the Church of the Nativity, where Jesus is said to have been born, Trump passed through an Israeli checkpoint and a network of vast concrete blastwalls that se...

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Is your sunscreen protecting you? Report ranks sunscreens

A routine is easier when you find products you will love to use. The Environmental Working Group wants sunscreen consumers to understand that while they may assume that they get twice as much pr...

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Trump to rely on outside counsel for Russian Federation probe

Trump and his advisers allegedly hope to scout out and attract top lawyers across several law firms, who would work together to guide Trump through the congressional and federal investigations. Olson,...

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Education secretary pushes school choice, gives no specifics

Education secretary pushes school choice, gives no specifics

INDIANAPOLIS-You should be able to choose the kind of education you want your child to have, public, private, or parochial, and the government can foot the bill, was the message delivered by U.S. But ...

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Trump said firing Comey relieved 'great pressure'

Mr Trump fired Mr Comey on May 9. But Trump said later that he had already chose to fire Comey. " He was insane, a real nut job ", Trump said on May 10, according to the paper. Trump has denied ...

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Interviews well underway for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Interviews well underway for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

A dozen White House officials and others close to Trump detailed the president's decision-making and his mood on the condition of anonymity in order to discuss private conversations and deliberations....

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With Macron win confirmed, European market rally hits pause

With Macron win confirmed, European market rally hits pause

Freshly elected to the French presidency, Emmanuel Macron now faces an equally hard Act II: securing the parliamentary majority he needs to make good on his campaign promises to lift France out of eco...

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