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U.S. shoots down mock warhead over Pacific

U.S. shoots down mock warhead over Pacific

Missile Defense Agency ( MDA ) said in a statement . Interestingly, of the nine intercept attempts, only four have been successful in the past since the GMD was declared combat-ready in 2004. ...

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Trump's Foreign Trip Followed by Merkel's Hint at Self-Sufficiency

European leaders were especially dismayed by Trump's refusal to reaffirm USA support for last year's Paris climate change accord and his failure to publicly endorse NATO's mutual defense pledge. The T...

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White House Communications Director Mike Dubke Quits After 3 Months On Job

Dubke said he had "a good conversation with the President" after submitting his resignation . However, Dubke only commented that his decision to leave culminated from "a number of reasons", that h...

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German foreign minister tries to cool off Merkel-Trump row

German foreign minister tries to cool off Merkel-Trump row

US President Donald Trump called Germany's trade and spending policies " very bad " on Tuesday, intensifying the row between the longtime allies. Merkel, among other European leaders, was sharply c...

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Donald Trump's spin doctor Mike Dubke resigns from White House post

He joined the administration about a month after the President's inauguration in January and has reportedly struggled to mesh well with Mr Trump. Just three months after being hired to revamp Donal...

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Mike Dubke quits as White House communications director

White House press secretary Sean Spicer says Trump is meeting Tuesday with two additional candidates to lead the agency: former Transportation Security Administration head John Pistole and Chris W...

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President Trump's communications director is leaving the White House

And West Wing aides became freshly tense amid reports Trump is considering firing some of them. However, former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn , who resigned after failing ...

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President Trump most harmful White House spokesperson, poll finds

The changes may also include more lawyers to handle the Russian Federation probe as part of the effort to tackle a scandal that has threatened to consume Trump's young presidency. Dozens of definition...

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Former White House press officer Boris Epshteyn questioned in Russia probe

Former White House press officer Boris Epshteyn questioned in Russia probe

All were a day's work for the increasingly agitated leader, who resumed his schedule in clamorous fashion after a week overseas and a federal holiday. Lewandowski and Bossie are being eyed to help man...

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Man sought after sexual contact with minor at Arlington National Cemetery event

Man sought after sexual contact with minor at Arlington National Cemetery event

Investigators said the incident occurred at approximately 11:00 a.m. while the girl was standing in a crowd during the ceremony at the Arlington National Cemetery. President Donald Trump visited Arlin...

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Rep. Bass Statement on Trump's "Stop Deciding To Be Poor" Budget

And it omits any proposal for negotiating prescription drug prices, a frequent Trump talking point. Yet the blueprint also marks a significant attempt to ratchet back spending programs that have...

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White House official quits amid tensions

A Republican consultant and strategist, Mr Dubke reportedly offered his resignation on 18 May but agreed to stay on as Mr Trump undertook the first foreign trip of his presidency - a high-profil...

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Tamir Rice shooting probe: 1 officer fired, 1 suspended

The Cleveland Police Department announced it dismissed Officer Timothy Loehmann . A panel of city officials - known as the Critical Incident Response Committee - determined that neither Loehmann no...

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Cars, machinery drive German surplus with United States that vexes Trump

Merkel's declarations were quickly held up by a US press eager to show how Trump was fraying transatlantic relations. Trump lit into Germany again Tuesday, complaining on Twitter about the U.S.'...

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Longhorns allow Reese Leitao to enroll after plea deal to drug charge

Longhorns allow Reese Leitao to enroll after plea deal to drug charge

Texas will allow a football recruit whose felony drug charge was reduced to a misdemeanor in a plea deal to join the team. "After considerable reflection, I have made a decision to allow him to be a...

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Republican wins the Montana special elections despite punching reporter in the face

Republican wins the Montana special elections despite punching reporter in the face

CNN projected Gianforte would win . With about 96% of areas reporting, he has secured 51% of the vote. Not only does Montana lean very heavily on the Republican side - President Trump took the s...

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Huma Abedin Has Not Served Anthony Weiner with Divorce Papers

Huma Abedin Has Not Served Anthony Weiner with Divorce Papers

Abedin and Weiner listed their 1,500 square foot Union Square duplex for $11,900 a month but recently pulled the listing. Sources told the New York Post that Weiner was scheduled to finally move o...

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Truck fire closes I-25 at Belleview in both directions

Truck fire closes I-25 at Belleview in both directions

Alternate routes include South Santa Fe Drive and South Park Road. Exit I-25 at west C-470. If you're in need to get to the southern suburbs or Colorado Springs from central Denver, take Universit...

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Comey expected to publicly testify about Trump firing

Pistole is in Washington for an interview this afternoon, USA Today reports, citing a former longtime Washington colleague of Pistole's. Despite pressure from the White House and members of Congress...

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Spicer refers Russia-related queries to Trump's private lawyer

Spicer spent much of the briefing defending Trump's morning tweets - which may be the White House communications' department's new strategy. Moscow has denied U.S. At a White House press briefin...

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Angela Merkel claims Brexit talks will be about STRENGTHENING Europe

Mr Trump shot back in his preferred venue of Twitter , saying that the "MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany.will change". She said following the election of the U.S President Donald Trump and Bre...

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Dead, 1 Wounded in Shooting With Deputy at Hesperia Wal-Mart

Dead, 1 Wounded in Shooting With Deputy at Hesperia Wal-Mart

A auto theft task force was at the Walmart parking lot in the 13400 block of Main Street when they approached three suspects who they believe were in the middle of a vehicle theft. The shooting was re...

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Shulkin stresses 'lot of work to do' to fix beleaguered VA

Shulkin stresses 'lot of work to do' to fix beleaguered VA

The wish list includes an accountability bill to make it easier to fire VA employees, expansion of the Veterans Choice program of private-sector care and perhaps more money to stem veterans' suic...

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Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Lowers Position in Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE)

Many investors will opt to use multiple time periods when examining moving averages. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Cobalt International Energy from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a ...

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By the numbers at the NBA Finals

An unprecedented third straight NBA Finals clash between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors may highlight the league's lack of parity but will be a ratings bonanza nonetheless, sa...

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Carriage horse breaks free, runs through rush hour traffic

Carriage horse breaks free, runs through rush hour traffic

The 12-year-old horse named Goldie broke free while being taken back to her stable in Manhattan. The horse incident comes two weeks after a tourist horse being ridden through traffic was spooked by a ...

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Putting together a holistic solution to defeat ISIS: White House

President Trump says he has "total confidence" in son-in-law Jared Kushner after a series of reports revealed that the White House senior adviser tried to set up a secret communications channel with R...

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Portland stabbing suspect involved in rant the day before?

Portland stabbing suspect involved in rant the day before?

Christian said he robbed the market because " the guy there doesn't sell any winning lottery tickets", the arresting officer said, according to a prosecutor's affidavit. After several attempts to ...

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23-Year-Old Woman's Stabbing Death Ruled a Homicide

Officers found Galusha in a auto on North State Street bleeding from a stab wound. Officers found a woman suffering from an apparent stab wound, authorities said. Police said an investigation is ong...

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Inmate scheduled to be released next year is fatally stabbed

Inmate scheduled to be released next year is fatally stabbed

Corrections officials say 41-year-old James Edward Rogers was stabbed with makeshift knives in the facility's dorm around 2 p.m. Despite emergency medical treatment, Rodgers died from his injuries sho...

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Suspect in Portland slayings to appear in court

The lone man to survive a stabbing attack on a Portland , Oregon, light rail train says he's having a hard time processing what happened. The girls, one who was wearing a hijab, had been target...

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Portland mother to Trump: Condemn acts of hate

Portland mother to Trump: Condemn acts of hate

As he sat in the back of a police patrol vehicle, court documents say Christian lamented "That's what liberalism gets you". At a rally in April, he was filmed performing a Nazi salute while wearin...

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New Orleans Takes Down Statue Of Gen. Robert E. Lee

New Orleans Takes Down Statue Of Gen. Robert E. Lee

Advocate photographer Matthew Hinton captured the moment the statue was popped off its pedestal. The Lee statue, erected in 1884 in honor of the commander of the Army of Northern Virginia, is arguab...

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Times Square vehicle suspect 'told police he wanted to kill them all'

Times Square vehicle suspect 'told police he wanted to kill them all'

The driver of the 2009 Honda Accord was in custody, police said . At 11:55 a.m. Thursday, Rojas, a Navy veteran, was driving south on 7th Avenue when he made a quick U-turn at 42nd Street and dro...

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Exelon Threatens To Close Three Mile Island, Blaming Pa.

Exelon has accused Pennsylvania of failing to include nuclear energy in its alternative energy plans, even though it provides emissions-free electricity that fights climate change. The low cost of el...

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Gianforte elected in Montana day after alleged assault

Matteo Bjornsson sits outside a polling center during a special congressional election called after former Rep. Ryan Zinke was appointed to lead the Interior Department in Missoula, Montana May 25,...

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Russia probe looks at Kushner links to Putin ally

Russia probe looks at Kushner links to Putin ally

Administration officials close to President Donald Trump have been pushing Kushner to step aside while the FBI investigates meetings that Kushner he had with Russian figures during the transition peri...

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Race, gender, fame all issues as Cosby jury selection starts

Race, gender, fame all issues as Cosby jury selection starts

KYW NewsRadio in Philadelphia's Jim Melwert says the jury selection is happening in Allegheny County because the defense requested an out of town jury. Prosecutors plan to call another accuser, whose ...

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Portland stabbing attack survivor tells city's Muslim community they 'are loved'

Portland stabbing attack survivor tells city's Muslim community they 'are loved'

Asha Deliverance said doing so would honor her 23-year-old son, Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, who was defending two Muslim women on a commuter train from a man yelling hateful words, reports the C...

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Defense raises race bias in Cosby jury selection process

Defense raises race bias in Cosby jury selection process

The defense team has highlighted race as an issue in the case, claiming the fact that Cosby is black has fueled some of the accusations. Defendants who plead no contest do not admit guilt but do...

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