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Sketches of White House press briefing released

I gotta say, he's giving Sean Spicer and the rest of the admin a ton of incentive to never have another press briefing on camera ever again. Lacking footage and wanting some kind of visual element, ...

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Disabled Trumpcare Protesters Dragged Away From McConnell's Office

Disabled Trumpcare Protesters Dragged Away From McConnell's Office

She says the protesters rely on Medicaid to help them live and she says the health bill amounts to "tax cuts for the wealthy on the backs of people with disabilities". According to Maplight, a watc...

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Loving Day celebrations mark 50th anniversary of legal interracial marriage

Loving Day celebrations mark 50th anniversary of legal interracial marriage

Angela homeschools their two youngest daughters, Marianna and Jordis, in their garden and living room, where the windows overlook cows and horses grazing on farmland. In the same accident, his wife lo...

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CNN uses sketch artist at no-camera White House briefing

On Tuesday, a recently fat-shamed Sean Spicer appeared on camera for the first time in over a week to address reporters at the White House Press Briefing. Asked if the camera ban would be perman...

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North Korea denies torturing USA detainee Otto Warmbier

Warmbier's family declined to have an autopsy performed on him following his death Monday, the Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH said, deciding that only an "external examination" would be perfo...

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Democrats Ask 'What's Next?' After Republican Congressional Victories

Democrats Ask 'What's Next?' After Republican Congressional Victories

But that did not stop Trump from weighing in on Twitter , urging voters to support Handel before the election and celebrating her victory afterward. Steve Scalise. But the President said the goal...

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Expect a rainy New Orleans weekend after Tropical Storm Cindy

Expect a rainy New Orleans weekend after Tropical Storm Cindy

Emergency crews helped some people from stranded vehicles in Muncie, including a almost submerged SUV at a railroad underpass. Meanwhile, the Gulf Coast was still suffering from the effects of Cindy...

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Hillary Rips GOP as 'Death Party' for Healthcare Bill

The bill would create a new system of federal tax credits to help people buy health insurance, while offering states the ability to drop numerous benefits required by the ACA . It is now up to us...

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U.S. congressional baseball field shooter acts alone

Scalise is at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , which said earlier this week that Scalise is in fair condition . "I've had someone call, leave a voicemail message saying they're going to come s...

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1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm

1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm

Meteorologist Eboni Deon said the system will bring heavy rain and storms to Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and western portions of the Florida Panhandle. Meanwhile, the Gulf Coast was still suffe...

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United States congressional baseball field shooter acts alone

United States congressional baseball field shooter acts alone

The FBI investigation concluded that Hodgkinson acted alone. Hodgkinson obtained the weapons used in the shooting legally, purchasing the rifle in 2003 and the handgun in 2016 from licensed firear...

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Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says 'no'

He indicated that he was willing to negotiate but nevertheless was very reluctant to vote for the bill. No Republican senators definitively said they would vote against the bill, instead focusing ...

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Fifth Republican Senator Comes Out Against Senate Health Care Bill

Fifth Republican Senator Comes Out Against Senate Health Care Bill

Arizona's Republican Gov. Doug Ducey said Friday the Senate GOP bill falls short of what his state needs. Medicaid was a program originally designed as a health insurance program for the poo...

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Democrats fail to flip Price seat in Georgia

Handel's tough race, combined with closer-than-usual GOP House victories in Kansas , Montana and SC, suggests Trump will dominate the coming election cycle, forcing Republicans to make peace with h...

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Warner says Trump 'never ceases to amaze me'

That claim quickly raised concerns that Trump, like some U.S. presidents in the past, was secretly recording all of his conversations in the White House. A friend of Trump's suggested earlier this mon...

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Legislators to begin voting on N Carolina state budget deal

Legislators to begin voting on N Carolina state budget deal

In the policy realm, the new budget compromise also includes "Raise the Age" legislation for juvenile criminal offenders. Standard deductions - income in which individual filers pay no tax - also woul...

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White House Correspondents Unhappy With Limits on News Briefings

The graphic continued to identify Sanders and her title. White House correspondents, while acknowledging that the briefings can sometimes have limited value as a reporting tool, say that it is still...

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Democrats parody Trump for his 'all praise' Cabinet meeting

The internet pounced immediately, perhaps because Priebus's use of the word "blessing" made him sound more like a father giving Thanksgiving Grace than a presidential aide discussing policy. "I want t...

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Cruz, Cornyn Split On GOP Senate Healthcare Bill

Mr Obama wrote that "health care or any other issue, must be something more than simply undoing something that Democrats did". He acknowledged that Republicans have long promised to repea...

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Remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy threaten United States southeast with flooding

Remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy threaten United States southeast with flooding

Last June, torrential rains in West Virginia claimed 23 lives and memories of that disaster remained fresh at somber ceremonies honoring the dead. As a slow-moving tropical storm that formed Tuesday...

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Escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee, authorities say

Surrounded by law enforcement officers , Ricky Dubose and Donnie Rowe were handcuffed and lying face down on a residential driveway in Central Tennessee . Hale said he thinks the men surrendered...

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New Life Baptist Church to hold one-day Bible Camp

New Life Baptist Church to hold one-day Bible Camp

No One Fights Alone Benefit , 4 p.m., Morning Star Baptist Church , 110 Star St., for Karen Booth Jenkins, featuring Daniel Barksdale, Lance Carpenter, New Generation, and Rivermont Baptist Church ...

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China, US agree on more cooperation during security talks

Security Council resolutions", Tillerson said during a press conference at the State Department. American concern is growing over North Korea's acceleration toward having a nuclear missile that ca...

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Insurance group encouraged by GOP bill

Among the Republicans voicing concern are Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Sandoval. "Medicaid's not actually being cut from our perspective", Republican Sen. Rand Paul, who has rejected the plan along wit...

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Video of gaming Seattle officer discussing shooting removed

At the very least, Seattle should hold off petitioning for a finding that "the Police Department is in full compliance" with the court order. The officers were responding to a burglary report called...

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5th GOP Senator Publicly Opposes Health Care Bill

The Senate health care bill has some differences from the American Health Care Act that passed the House last month on a party-line vote without any support from Democrats . Pennsylvania Senato...

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Regional reaction to Senate healthcare bill

Taken together, these and other features of the Better Care Reconciliation Act could drive prices up after a few years for people who buy individual insurance - a core group the ACA is created to help...

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Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest

Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest

In West Virginia, forecasters warned of possible flooding, damaging wind gusts and severe thunderstorms once what remains of Cindy arrives and merges with another storm front later in the week. Meteor...

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Trump asks why Obama admin didn't stop Russian Federation from meddling

The Department of Homeland Security ( DHS ) reported to the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee that the agency has confirmed widespread cybersecurity targeting of local election and voter regist...

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McConnell's Mission: Finding Votes for Senate Health Care Bill

Now that the Senate Republican health care bill is public, it is clearer than ever why Majority Leader McConnell and Senate Republicans hid it for weeks. He said the bill would also jeopardize a...

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Political Junkie Ken Rudin: GOP Senators Unveil Health Care Plan And More

Local stories from KERA News. Speaking at a press conference in his home state Friday, Heller was the first Republican senator to come out swinging against the Better Care Reconciliation Ac...

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Gergen: Special election victories show Trump could beat Dems in

Gergen: Special election victories show Trump could beat Dems in

And who do you think should be the top House Democrat? A Handel ad portrayed Ossoff - who ran on a decidedly moderate message - as a San Francisco-style liberal aligned with " Nancy Pelosi and outs...

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Nevada senator becomes fifth Republican to oppose healthcare bill

US Senate Republicans have unveiled legislation that would replace Obamacare with a plan that scales back aid to the poor and kills a tax on the wealthy, but the bill's fate was quickly thrown...

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Businessman Donald Trump could benefit from President Donald Trump's new Cuba policy

Businessman Donald Trump could benefit from President Donald Trump's new Cuba policy

Obama. "We will not lift sanctions on the Cuban regime until all political prisoners are freed, freedoms of assembly and expression are respected, all political parties are legalised and free and in...

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Jury deadlocks in cop's murder retrial; judge says try again

Jurors sent a note to the judge Friday morning saying they were hopelessly deadlocked after about 27 hours of deliberating. The decision, which came hours after the jury informed the judge that it c...

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GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it

Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) said Friday that he can not support Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's health-care bill without changes to it, becoming the fifth GOP senator to take that pos...

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GOP senator blasts Trumpcare for stripping coverage from 'millions of Americans'

It also would provide more generous tax subsidies than the House bill to help low-income people buy private insurance. The way Young sees it, McConnell's message to his party should be: "You're ...

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Cindy slams the gulf coast

Cindy slams the gulf coast

As a slow-moving tropical storm that formed Tuesday in the Gulf, Cindy was blamed for one death: authorities said a 10-year-old Missouri boy vacationing with his family on the Alabama coast was ...

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Making a Murderer subject's confession was coerced, federal court says

Making a Murderer subject's confession was coerced, federal court says

As documented in Making a Murderer , Teresa's remains were found at the Avery family scrap yard in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, in 2005. In August 2016, U.S. "By the time of the trial, Dassey had recant...

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Remnants Of Cindy: Heavy Rain, Storms Expected In Middle Tennessee

Remnants Of Cindy: Heavy Rain, Storms Expected In Middle Tennessee

The National Weather Service on Thursday reported projections the Chickasawhay (CHIK'-a-saw-hay) River at Leakesville would crest at 31 feet (9.5 meters), its highest level there in more than 25 y...

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