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GOP senators voice concerns on eve of health care bill unveiling

Ron Johnson is warning that he will vote against the GOP health care plan if there is not sufficient time to review it publicly and allow his constituents to give feedback. And another conservative...

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Sessions Hires Outside Lawyer Amid Expanding Russia Probes

Sessions Hires Outside Lawyer Amid Expanding Russia Probes

Cooper declined to say whether his work for Sessions is connected to the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller and multiple congressional probes into Russian political interference. U.S. At...

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Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses

The apparent effectiveness of that messaging suggested to some that the 77-year-old Californian could be a liability for Democrats as they aim to regain their majority. Democrats have to pick up 2...

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It's so hot in Phoenix, they can't fly planes

It's so hot in Phoenix, they can't fly planes

Meteorologist Chris Outler says it is possible that the heat wave affecting the area could push thermometers to hit the same temperature again Wednesday. Temperatures are forecast to climb to 120°F ...

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Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick Resigns, Company Unveils 180 Days Of Change

Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick Resigns, Company Unveils 180 Days Of Change

Uber has just announced significant changes to their business in an email sent to drivers and delivery partners. Tipping is available as of today in Seattle , Minneapolis , and Houston; t...

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Republican's bill to repeal ObamaCare will have 'heart'

Republican's bill to repeal ObamaCare will have 'heart'

He credited national Republicans with helping to neutralize Ossoff's spending advantage but noted that fired-up Democrats have been winning larger-than-typical shares of the vote across the country, r...

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Supreme Court to decide on partisan gerrymandering

One of the plaintiffs in the case, Wendy Sue Johnson, said she is "grateful the Supreme Court will hear our case and listen to our stories of how we are harmed". While the Supreme Court has previo...

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Group protests in Springdale against GOP health care bill

John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks following a closed-door strategy session. President Trump promised Wednesday that the Republican's bill to repeal and replace Obama...

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House Intel Probe to Hear From Ex-Obama Homeland Security Chief

House Intel Probe to Hear From Ex-Obama Homeland Security Chief

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Wednesday that the Russian government did not alter ballots, ballots counts, or the rep...

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It's Too Hot For Some Planes To Fly In Phoenix

In the Southwest U.S., the heat has caused several problems this week. Despite the dangers, the weather may not be quite as bad as expected. In addition to Las Vegas, official record high tempera...

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Tropical Storm Cindy grows closer

Tropical Storm Cindy grows closer

Bob Rose, chief meteorologist for the Lower Colorado River Authority, addresses local meteorologists and media at a briefing April 26. "The deep convection is well-removed to the north and northeast...

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Flint airport stabbing investigated as act of terrorism, FBI says

Flint airport stabbing investigated as act of terrorism, FBI says

The FBI said Wednesday it is investigating the stabbing of a police officer at a MI airport on Wednesday morning as an "act of terrorism ". It took four people to subdue Ftouhi, including the off...

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Jury Acquits Minnesota Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Philando Castile

Jury Acquits Minnesota Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Philando Castile

Despite the existence of video taken by Castile's girlfriend, who sat next to him in the vehicle when he was killed, the justice system has again failed to hold the person who pulled the trigger acc...

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Couple brought infant to bar, became intoxicated

Couple brought infant to bar, became intoxicated

Tremba and her partner, Michael Trosclair, 45, a former preacher, were arrested at the Indianapolis watering hole. Shari Tremba , 42, a life coach, and former pastor Michael Trosclair, 45, from Ala...

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Trump tweets again, in defence of his tweeting

Trump tweets again, in defence of his tweeting

Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought 13 lawyers on board to handle the Russian Federation investigation, with plans to hire more, according to his spokesman Peter Carr. As Feinstein points ou...

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Phoenix heat stops planes from flying

Phoenix heat stops planes from flying

Wednesday. "Perhaps it's no surprise these cities could be in line to set records". Heat waves are intimately tied to climate change as rising background temperatures make them more intense and co...

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Crowd Shows Up Early…Very Early to See President Trump

In other parts of his speech, lasting more than an hour, President Trump touted his administration's accomplishments, reiterated many campaign promises, slammed the news media - even took a swipe at t...

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The GOP's sneak attack on health care

The GOP's sneak attack on health care

Trump has previously praised the bill's passage in the House , in a celebration at the White House. Both Hatch and Lee were unavailable for comment after the White House luncheon Tuesday. AshLee Stro...

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Trump calls for limits on welfare for immigrants

But he said he doubted he would have help from Democrats in getting major healthcare legislation through the US Congress - he wants the Senate to join the House of Representatives in approving leg...

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US Senate passes bipartisan sanctions bill penalizing Russia, Iran

These latest sanctions are in retaliation for Russia's interference in last year's presidential election. On Wednesday, the Senate voted overwhelmingly , 97-2, to impose sanctions on Russian ...

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China's efforts on North Korea haven't worked out, says Donald Trump

Spicer said . Doctors in the U.S. said his condition was probably caused by a heart attack that cut the blood supply to his brain. "In regards to the president's view of North Korea , I belie...

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Officials Release Dashcam Footage of Philando Castile Shooting

Yanez warns Castile not to reach for the gun and pull it out, to which Castile replies " I'm not pulling it out ". Jeronimo Yarez opened fire on Castile as he sat in the passenger seat of h...

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Vegas Golden Knights Start Forming Their Roster, Picks 1-9

Vegas Golden Knights Start Forming Their Roster, Picks 1-9

Varlamov's $5.9 million cap hit over the next two seasons also was reason the Golden Knights were believed to have zero interest in the Russian. The average expansion club since 1991 won only 34 p...

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Police officer stabbed at MI airport

Police officer stabbed at MI airport

Officials in the United States and Canada condemned the attack and said that agencies in both countries would work together to investigate the incident. USA and Canadian authorities have launched a ...

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Senate Bill Repeals Most Obamacare Taxes, Keeps Subsidies for Low Income

Senate Bill Repeals Most Obamacare Taxes, Keeps Subsidies for Low Income

And Alaska moderate Lisa Murkowski says she doesn't know how she'll vote or what the legislation says. But it is expected that there will be at least elements of the provisions in that bill, which...

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Former Milwaukee Police Officer Acquitted in Deadly Shooting That Sparked Protests

Heaggan-Brown fired a another shot less than two seconds later while Smith was on the ground, striking him in the chest and killing him. Smith's death at the hands of Heaggan-Brown on August 13 sp...

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Las Vegas ties record high temperature of 117 degrees

Las Vegas ties record high temperature of 117 degrees

At Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, more than 40 regional departures were canceled Tuesday. The forecast calls for a high of 118 on Monday and 120 on Tuesday in Phoenix . Restrictions li...

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Suspended Sooners S Will Sunderland charged with felony burglary

Sunderland was arraigned on the misdemeanor charge in Oklahoma county court Wednesday, where he pled not guilty. OU officials did not have any comment Tuesday other than Sunderland has been suspe...

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James Blake agrees not to sue NYC in exchange for fellowship

James Blake agrees not to sue NYC in exchange for fellowship

In exchange, the city has created a legal fellowship in his name to help investigate police misconduct. Police said Blake, who had ranked as high as No. The police officer, James Frascatore , was lat...

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Trump, as usual, claims others are lying, but…

And on the sensitive subject of leaks, Comey revealed that to "prompt the appointment of a special counsel", he had used a cut-out to share with The New York Times details of a memo recounting Trump...

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President Trump's approval ratings at new low

President Trump's approval ratings at new low

An Associated Press poll released this week found six in 10 Americans disapprove of Trump's job performance, while a further 65 per cent said they do not believe he has "respect for the country's ...

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Rep. Scalise, wounded in Va. shooting, in fair condition -hospital

He's now expected to recover. That's the word from MedStar Washington Hospital Center. U.S. Capitol Police and other officers returned fire and killed the gunman. Roger Williams, a Texas Republica...

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Cheering 1st Day of Summer? Not Under This Heatwave

Cheering 1st Day of Summer? Not Under This Heatwave

The temperature in Phoenix , Arizona also touched almost 50 degrees Celsius , . or just 120 degrees Fahrenheit, one of the highest temperatures ever recorded in the city. More than 40 American A...

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Women of Congress play softball for charity

Women of Congress play softball for charity

And on Wednesday, one of the officers who responded to the scene threw out the first pitch at the Congressional Women's Softball Game. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), has played in every Congression...

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China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on North Korea, says US

USA diplomatic and defense chiefs met their Chinese counterparts for security talks and pushed China to rein in companies that allegedly deal with its wayward ally North Korea in violation of United N...

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Wind, rain buffeting northern Gulf Coast

Wind, rain buffeting northern Gulf Coast

While Tropical Storm Cindy's torrential rains have grabbed the headlines, coastal flooding in Southeast Louisiana and MS inundated some communities with saltwater. The storm is moving northwest at...

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Virginia police probe Muslim girl's killing as 'road rage' incident

Virginia police probe Muslim girl's killing as 'road rage' incident

It appears the suspect, Darwin A Martinez Torres , 22, of Sterling, got out of his vehicle and assaulted the victim. Torres later was taken into custody at about 5:15 a.m. Authorities say a man cha...

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Memorial for murdered Muslim teen set on fire in Dupont Circle

But Nabra's father told The Washington Post that he believes she was murdered because of her religion . Remains believed to be those of a missing 17-year-old Muslim girl from Fairfax County w...

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State Department Opens Formal Inquiry Into Clinton's Handling of Emails

State Department Opens Formal Inquiry Into Clinton's Handling of Emails

The FBI wrapped up its investigation previous year, declining to recommend the Department of Justice press charges against her or her staff for the mishandling of classified material. Clinton spokes...

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Attorneys General Of Maryland And DC Sue Trump Over His Hotel

It says that despite shifting his business empire into a trust run by his sons , his ownership made the president "deeply enmeshed with a legion of foreign and domestic government actors", the repor...

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