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Creekside Middle School student hopes third trip to national bee spells success

Creekside Middle School student hopes third trip to national bee spells success

The bee is a pressure cooker for numerous roughly 300 kids who qualify by winning regional contests. Sam Pereles, former National Bee contestant, and his family joined the celebration for Riley, and...

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Democrats & Republicans Spar over New Budget Report on Health Care

The CBO, a nonpartisan agency that analyzes bills on behalf of Congress, estimates that 14 million people would lose coverage as a result of the proposed $834 billion in Medicaid cuts over 10 ye...

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Donald Trump: Did the President just shove aside a prime minister?

Donald Trump: Did the President just shove aside a prime minister?

During a visit to Saudi Arabia this week, he called Islam one of the world's great religions after declaring during the campaign that "Islam hates us". Trump, a real estate magnate, called the buildin...

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Trump returns to White House, faces slew of challenges

Kushner made his secret communications proposal on December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in NY, according to intercepts of Russian communications reviewed by United States officials, the Post reported late...

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McMaster 'Not Concerned' With New Reports About Jared Kushner, Russia

McMaster 'Not Concerned' With New Reports About Jared Kushner, Russia

Flynn apparently would have been the United States point person, the source said. The Obama White House only learned that the crown prince of Abu Dhabi was flying to NY in December to see Kushner, F...

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Trump Refuses to Commit to Paris Climate Agreement, Vows Decision

Trump Refuses to Commit to Paris Climate Agreement, Vows Decision "Next Week"

The Paris Climate Agreement has been formally joined by over 140 nations, and participation in the Agreement is supported by almost 70 percent of Americans nationwide and by a majority in all 50 state...

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Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting

Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting

Thorp said he assumes [Chief] Disario had engaged the suspect. The suspect, Thomas Hartless, 43, was found dead inside Pine Kirk Care Center . Authorities say the gunman also was found dead Frida...

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Authorities investigating University of Maryland killing as possible hate crime

He recently has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Army through the ROTC and was to serve in intelligence. University of Maryland President Wallace Loh Statement said in a statement ...

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French president admits intense handshake with Trump 'wasn't innocent'

The Associated Press confirmed Macron's remarks to the paper Le Journal du Dimanche . As if that wasn't dramatic enough, the handshaking intensity only grew later in the day when Macron made a...

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To Many, Memorial Day Has Lost its

To Many, Memorial Day Has Lost its

The Old Guard has conducted this mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day. Memorial Day is not to be confused with Veterans Day; Memorial Day is a day of remembering the...

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The Real Story - US Rep. Elizabeth Esty

Those inquiries now include scrutiny of Kushner, according to the newspaper. The Post and other media have been careful to note that their sources did not say Kushner was a "target" of the investi...

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Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal - Axios

He said that attacks would only steel the resolve of world leaders to fight terrorism. Several African leaders also took part in the summit with Italy deliberately holding the meeting in Sicily to h...

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Clapper: US government 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

Clapper: US government 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

On Tuesday, following President Trump's dismissal of Director Comey, Cornyn tweeted: "Ds were against Comey before they were for him", referring to many Democrats frustration revolving Comey's state...

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White Tulsa police officer acquitted over fatal shooting of unarmed black man

During the trial, Crutcher's twin sister, Tiffany, said , "it's clear" that other officers were covering for Shelby. As Crutcher walked up to his vehicle, with his hands up, police officers were yell...

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Virginia state trooper shot and killed in Richmond

Virginia state trooper shot and killed in Richmond

Ball is charged with shooting Virginia State Police Special Agent Michael T. Walter . Ball was arrested at a house in Northumberland County about an hour after Walter died. The officers had approache...

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Macron was warned about Trump's awkwardly aggressive handshake before their meeting

Centrist Macron beat National Front leader Le Pen in a May 7 run-off vote after a hard-fought campaign that pitted Macron's pro-European views against Le Pen's anti-globalisation, anti-EU and anti-i...

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Schiff: 'There Ought To Be A Review' Of Kushner's Security Clearance

Mr Kushner's entanglement in the Russian scandal would take the investigation into the inner sanctum of the White House . The reports about Kushner come as he is being investigated as part of th...

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Texas House Rejects Attempts To Strengthen 'Bathroom Bill'

Texas will beef up security for judges under a bill signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott after an Austin judge was wounded but survived an alleged assassination attempt. On Sunday, months after the Se...

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Donald Trump faces new controversies as foreign trip winds down

Alden Meyer , a leading expert on the United Nation's global climate negotiations process and director of strategy and policy with the organization, said that Trump's "continued waffling on whether to...

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Jurors Selected for Bill Cosby Trial

Cosby, who has been present in court for the selection of his jury, is always escorted by a member of his team. "He's holding up fine, he's looking forward to it. The Associated Press is reporting t...

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Bill Cosby's lawyers accuse prosecutors of blocking Black jurors

It was impossible to miss that almost half the black potential jurors settled into the same row together at the back of a large courtroom where the pool first met. Prosecutors claimed that one of the ...

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2 men charged after forcing baby alligator to drink beer

Officers from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) started investigating after receiving multiple complaints from members of the public the next day. She says the agency was aler...

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McMaster says 'not concerned' after Kushner back-channel reports

Lt Gen McMaster refused to comment on the specific reports against Mr Kushner, but said that he would not be concerned if a government official set up a secret line with Moscow. Federal investigator...

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World Leaders Blamed Donald Trump for Failure to Reach Climate Change Agreement

World Leaders Blamed Donald Trump for Failure to Reach Climate Change Agreement

Macron said he told Trump it is "indispensable for the reputation of the United States and the interest of the Americans themselves that the United States remain committed" to the Paris climate agre...

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Emmanuel Macron says Donald Trump handshake was 'moment of truth'

At their first meeting, ahead of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Thursday, the two men locked hands for so long that knuckles started turning white. "Macron was solid in h...

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Arizona Wildcats lose to Baylor

Arizona Wildcats lose to Baylor

No amount of affection will make that an easier concept to grasp for the No. 2-seeded Wildcats, who had aspirations beyond making it to the WCWS - Arizona thought it could win the whole thing. or 8:30...

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To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

As Central Pennsylvania joins the rest of the nation today in observing Memorial Day, the most sobering thought in the minds of many people will be that American military personnel still are dying a...

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UK police say

UK police say "large part of network" behind Manchester attack arrested

Abedi killed at least 22 people in a packed concert hall in Manchester by setting off a bomb, in what British Prime Minister Theresa May called a sickening act targeting children and young people....

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Trump 'Wide Open' to Views on US Participation in Paris Climate Deal

The White House has apparently told Pruitt to keep a lower public profile regarding the Paris Agreement until Trump announces his decision. A source who has been in contact with people involved in t...

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Sean Hannity on Seth Rich coverage: 'I retracted nothing'

Sean Hannity on Seth Rich coverage: 'I retracted nothing'

The controversy stemmed over Hannity's conspiracy theory that DNC staffer Seth Rich was murdered for leaking documents concerning the DNC to WikiLeaks . "I am not Fox.com or FoxNews.com, I retra...

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Right shouldn't make excuses for "Montana slammer" Gianforte

CNN projected Mr Gianforte would win, and with 96 percent of the vote counted, he led Mr Quist by 51 percent to 43. Rep. Mark Sanford , R-S.C., blames the coarsening of civic culture on President ...

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Texas 'bathroom bill' near collapse over GOP standoff

Texas 'bathroom bill' near collapse over GOP standoff

Patrick said the fix - a "Hail Mary", he called it - was insufficient and the Senate wouldn't act on it. After Texas House members accused the Senate of "purposeful inaction", Lt. Tensions betwe...

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Trump attacks news reports on son-in-law, Russia

Those contacts included two phone calls between April and November previous year, two of the sources said . The intent was to connect Mr. Trump's chief national security adviser at the time, Mic...

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Wisconsin senator reacts to healthcare CBO report

The CBO estimated that in 2026 the net premiums for a 64-year-old earning $28,500 would rise from $1,700 per year to as much as $13,600 to $16,100 under the current bill, depending on whether the pe...

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Ariana Grande says she will return to Manchester for benefit concert

Another brother, 23-year-old Ismail, was arrested soon after the attack and is among the eight men now in custody in Manchester. British media have reported that one of them is Abedi's brother but p...

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'Suspicious' Black Canyon City fire under investigation

'Suspicious' Black Canyon City fire under investigation

More than 100 firefighters battled the blaze and it is at least 70 percent contained. Both Black Canyon and Daisy Mountain fire crews responded to a reported debris fire in a junk yard Saturday even...

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US Envoy: Leaks of Manchester bomb probe

US Envoy: Leaks of Manchester bomb probe "reprehensible", will stop

British ministers and security chiefs have been dismayed by leaks in the U.S. media about intelligence on a suicide bombing in Manchester , and May is due to raise the issue with U.S. He noted that R...

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Manchester terrorist attacker Salman Abedi asked mum for forgiveness before bombing

Shortly after the attack, the suicide bomber was identified as Salman Abedi , 22. That was a change from previous thinking that a bomb-maker might be at large. "The leaks of sensitive information pos...

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NASCAR trying to increase passing for Coca-Cola 600

No matter what time today you're reading this, I'm more than likely watching racing and I'm pumped about it. "We try to outdo ourselves every year". Perhaps the biggest news from the week leading up...

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Kids refuse to be photographed with US Speaker Paul Ryan

Kids refuse to be photographed with US Speaker Paul Ryan

It didn't matter that Paul Ryan is the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, or that he is third-in-line to the presidency. "It's not just a picture", said Matthew. "My husband has pre-exist...

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