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Teen who texted boyfriend to kill himself found guilty of involuntary manslaughter

Teen who texted boyfriend to kill himself found guilty of involuntary manslaughter

Carter was 17 in July 2014 when she sent Roy a barrage of messages that urged him to kill himself. Prosecutors have argued the text messages support their claim that Carter caused Roy's death by r...

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Majority Whip Steve Scalise no longer in ICU, hospital says

Scalise, who was shot in the hip, was at "imminent risk of death" when arrived at D.C. MedStar Washington Hospital Center, doctors said last week . Investigators say they found a laptop, more than ...

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Fire near Utah ski resort burns 13 homes after evacuations

Hundreds of homes and cabins have been evacuated after orders were given across the surrounding alpine communities that are generally known for second homes as a weekend getaway for Las Vegas reside...

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AARP Rips GOP Healthcare Bill

The Senate health care bill created to replace the Affordable Care Act has drawn criticism from conservative Republican lawmakers who say the measure does not go far enough to repeal Obamacare. ...

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'I think we are going to get there' on health care

The House calls for doing it by 2020. "I think they have at best a 50/50 chance of passing this bill". The Senate version of Trumpcare goes even further, according to the draft released by S...

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Alabama WR TJ Simmons transferring to West Virginia

Alabama WR TJ Simmons transferring to West Virginia

Alabama receiver T.J. Simmons (16) made six catches for 82 yards during the A-Day game in April. He announced the news that he is headed to West Virginia on Twitter. Simmons will only help add to a ta...

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North Korea Claims It's the 'Biggest Victim' in Otto Warmbier's Death

North Korea Claims It's the 'Biggest Victim' in Otto Warmbier's Death

The US doctors had also said that Warmbier's severe brain injury was most likely - given his young age - to have been caused by cardiopulmonary arrest cutting the blood supply to the brain. However,...

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Scalise upgraded to fair condition a week after shooting

Federal Bureau of Investigation officials revealed that Hodgkinson was living in a van parked adjacent to the baseball field where the Republican team practiced. An FBI news release said Hodgkinso...

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2 on Thunderbirds jet in OH accident taken to hospital

The pilot of the jet is Capt. Erik Gonsalves , who serves as the team's airshow narrator and advance pilot. Authorities say that one of the F-16 Thunderbirds has been involved in an accident whil...

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Southern Utah wildfire grows, crews make slight gains

The Utah blaze was accidentally started June 17 by someone using a torch to burn weeds. The fire has spread to 17 square miles and is heading toward the Panguitch Lake, where there are some homes...

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The Tropical Storm Cindy has taken a child's life on Alabama Beach

The Tropical Storm Cindy has taken a child's life on Alabama Beach

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 yea...

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Man sets fire to memorial of slain Virginia teen Nabra Hassanen

Nabra's father told Anadolu Agency earlier this week he took pride in his daughter's hospitality, fondly remembering the diverse cross-section of people she would bring to their home. Thankfully, fir...

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Florida, LSU to meet in College World Series championship finals

Florida, LSU to meet in College World Series championship finals

He clobbered a standup double and solo home run in his first two at-bats. Papierski hit a three-run homer over the rightfield fence. Fehmel got knocked out of the game Saturday with one out in the thi...

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Sunday shows omit key consequences of GOP Senate health care bill

Vice President Pence could then be called in to break the tie. "It's going to be very hard to get me to yes", said Heller, viewed as the Senate Republican most at risk in the 2018 midterm election...

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Republican senator has 'very serious' concerns on USA health-care bill

Republican senator has 'very serious' concerns on USA health-care bill

Vice President Pence could then be called in to break the tie. Warren is a leading liberal and defender of the current health law. "The health care bill would be so great if the Democrats and Repu...

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Sylville Smith shooting: Milwaukee officer acquitted

Sylville Smith shooting: Milwaukee officer acquitted

Heaggan-Brown's first shot struck Smith's arm, grounding him. The men ran and the officers gave chase, and Heaggan-Brown shot and killed Smith . Dominique Heaggan-Brown, who is also black, shot...

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Supreme Court to hear major challenge to partisan gerrymandering

In the past, the Supreme Court has struck down racial gerrymandering as unconstitutional, but it has never agreed to strike down a state's electoral map on the grounds it was overly partisan . ...

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Moving fire spreads to 800 acres in Santa Clarita; 14 Freeway closed

A half-acre brush fire that was ignited in Santa Clarita on Sunday quickly spread to 300 acres, firefighters said. More than 200 people from the Los Angeles County Fire Department are working to c...

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Maryland, DC attorneys general suing Trump for 'violating the constitution'

Maryland, DC attorneys general suing Trump for 'violating the constitution'

Attorney General Karl Racine said at a news conference on Monday. As I said in a previous post , I think Donald Trump eventually will resign the US presidency and that he'll concoct some excus...

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Trump says GOP isn't 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

Other Republican lawmakers have also voiced reservations, casting doubt on the outcome. We know that. And we know that there needs to be something that helps keep healthy people in the pool, because...

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Health care poses a test of Trump's work with the Senate

Trump's team also failed to score major wins in last month's wrap-up spending bill, as lawmakers blocked funding for his border wall, leading the president to lash out on Twitter and ponder vetoing th...

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GOP Senator Susan Collins has 'very serious concerns' about healthcare bill

GOP Senator Susan Collins has 'very serious concerns' about healthcare bill

Another was Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, also a Republican . That would likely require states to pay more, reimburse providers less, cover fewer people or reduce benefits. Over the long run, premiums ...

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Democrats, stand by for emergency health-care help

Democrats, stand by for emergency health-care help

For years, Republican lawmakers have lived with a lie, vowing publicly that they would improve health care access by making insurance coverage more affordable, while simultaneously remaining committed...

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Capitol police arrest protesters outside McConnell's office

Capitol police arrest protesters outside McConnell's office

They say in a statement that they are open to negotiation before the full Senate considers the measure. Senate leaders are pushing for a floor vote on the bill before July 4. Its score on the seco...

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One Week. 52 Senators. Can Mitch McConnell Get it Done?

According to ADAPT , the new health care bill would threaten people with pre-existing conditions and disabilities. He explains, "We're protesting the American Health Care act cutting hundreds of bill...

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Trump Says Senate GOP Health Care Holdouts Are 'Four Good Guys'

Trump Says Senate GOP Health Care Holdouts Are 'Four Good Guys'

He told ABC's "This Week" the GOP has "at best, a 50-50 chance". "There are folks in the Republican conference who desperately want this to devolve to the states", said Whitlock, who is now vi...

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Senate health-care bill faces serious resistance from GOP moderates

Julie, thank you so much for joining us. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., didn't mince words when she ripped into the bill on the Senate floor earlier Thursday. Maria Sanchez gets treatment for drug addic...

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Wounded US Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

Wounded US Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

The FBI did not find any online threats or references either to members of Congress or to the Congressional Baseball Game on Hodgkinson's digital devices. When he heard the players were Republican...

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US Congress readies fresh sanctions on Russian Federation

In a rare show of bipartisanship on foreign policy, the Senate voted overwhelmingly on Thursday for a bill that would toughen sanctions on Russian Federation for interfering in the 2016 US elect...

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GOP health care bill is a test of Mitch McConnell's leadership

GOP health care bill is a test of Mitch McConnell's leadership

White House officials said on Friday that Mr Trump has been in touch with Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell and made calls on Thursday and Friday to other lawmakers. As the bill is now drafted, I...

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Trump urges Democrats to get on board with health reform

He said that the new plan will give Americans less comprehensive health care coverage and estimates that the bill will increase deductibles, defund Planned Parenthood , impose a "crushing age t...

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Ohio Government Websites Hacked By Anti-Trump, Pro-ISIS Group

Ohio Government Websites Hacked By Anti-Trump, Pro-ISIS Group

It also displays the shahadah, also known as the Islamic Creed. The message left on the website says "Trump" and "all your people" will be held accountable for "every drop of blood spilled in Musl...

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Dad buries wrong man after coroner's mistake

Dad buries wrong man after coroner's mistake

On May 23, however, the phone rang in Kerrigan's home. A $20,000 funeral and burial were held. 'Your son is alive, ' he told his friend. "Your son is alive", he said. The lawyer said the family ...

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Trump doesn't like poor people for powerful jobs

Trump doesn't like poor people for powerful jobs

His Cabinet includes Wilbur Ross as Commerce secretary, who is valued at $2.9 billion, Betsy DeVos as Education secretary, who is worth $5.1 billion, and Tom Ricketts as deputy secretary of Commerce...

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Plane crash in Dayton, Oh

Plane crash in Dayton, Oh

The aircraft's two occupants were reportedly trapped in the cockpit, and first responders are at work rescuing them. They were set to perform at the Vectren Dayton Air Show and were doing a familiar...

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Judge declares second mistrial in Cincinnati cop's murder trial

Judge declares second mistrial in Cincinnati cop's murder trial

It was also the second time a jury has deadlocked considering this particular shooting. Deters called the killing "asinine" and "senseless". A review of police footage showed Tensing in no danger duri...

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Police officer acquitted of Philando Castile killing

In July 2016, Yanez shot Philando Castile , 32, at point blank range during a traffic stop in Minnesota capital, St. Paul. Castile's family decried the court's decision to acquit Yanez. Address...

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Million Would Lose Health Insurance Under GOP Bill, Trump Actuary Says

Million Would Lose Health Insurance Under GOP Bill, Trump Actuary Says

During the James Comey testimony in the Senate , Republicans in the House snuck through a vote to roll back Dodd Frank financial rules that President Obama enacted to protect the public from unscrupu...

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Weather forecast: Moisture begins to build Sunday and into next week

Weather forecast: Moisture begins to build Sunday and into next week

Highs in the upper 80s. Monday will allow for much lower humidity, and temperatures in the mid to upper 80s! Rain chances will be even higher for the start of the workweek as an upper level trough...

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Multiple blockbuster trades shake up National Hockey League on draft day

Following NBCSN's coverage of Round 1, NHLN returns to air with the NHL Tonight: 2017 NHL Draft Recap at 10:30 p.m. ET. The Illini finished the 2017 season ranked No. Speaking of the 90 pick, Barrat...

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