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Ralph Northam wins Democratic primary for Virginia governor in closely watched race

Trump and had been chairman of the Trump campaign in Virginia . A third Republican candidate, Frank Wagner , got 50,387 votes (13.8 percent). Ron Villanueva of Virginia Beach, chairman of the Hous...

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In Miami, Trump reverses parts of Obama-era detente with Cuba

This process culminated in significant economic opportunities for both the US and Cuba . This will essentially shield USA airlines and cruise lines serving the island. In Cuba , Granma , the offi...

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Congressional Baseball Game Ticket Sales Topped Half The MLB

The rifle-wielding attacker - James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Ill. - died after being wounded by Capitol Police. "Earlier today, Congressman Steve Scalise underwent a second surgery rela...

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London tower fire: 58 people missing presumed dead, say police

Officials said due to the nature of their deaths, it's possible all of the victims of the fire might not be conclusively identified. London police said an investigation, led by a detective from ...

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Castor: Trump Cuba policy 'regrettable, 'takes us backwards'

In practice, however, many recent changes to boost ties to Cuba will stay as they are. Despite his effort to roll back parts of Obama's Cuba policy, Trump left many of Obama's legacy intact, inc...

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Cosby Trial Ends In Mistrial

Cosby Trial Ends In Mistrial

Judge Steven O'Neill said on Saturday morning that the note from jury "indicates that we the jury are deadlocked on all counts". The jury has been deadlocked and are unable to reach a verdict. P...

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Trump fired Comey, so why not Mueller, too?

THE White House is typically revered as a symbol of leadership, democracy and power. It's believable enough. After all, Trump fired James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director. L...

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Newt Gingrich Now Says the President "Technically" Can't Even Obstruct Justice

Gingrich's comments immediately sparked brushback on social media, where politics observers were quick to note that the former Georgia congressman had voted to impeach Clinton on articles that include...

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Trump tweet confirms he's being probed by prosecutor

Trump tweet confirms he's being probed by prosecutor

Comey ( photo ) told a Senate panel last week he believed Trump fired him because of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Russian Federation probe. The Washington Post reported Wednesday that t...

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Cuba rejects new U.S. policy, calls it 'archaic'

Still, Cuba said it is willing to continue "respectful dialogue" with on topics of mutual interest. Diplomatic relations, restored only two years ago, will remain intact. "This is a limitation on what...

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Gov. Sandoval joins critics of House GOP health care bill

Gov. Sandoval joins critics of House GOP health care bill

It is also ironic how, back in 2009, these very Republicans threw a fit over Obamacare hearings, which, unlike Trumpcare, went on for many months allowing Republicans to propose and debate hundre...

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Trump's financial disclosure highlights significant income boost

Trump's financial disclosure highlights significant income boost

The president disclosed $10.8 million from two entities affiliated with the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas, which he co-owns with entrepreneur Phil Ruffin. In the a year ago, Trump has made $ ...

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4 people face charges in death of boy at Arkansas day care

4 people face charges in death of boy at Arkansas day care

Four people in West Memphis, Arkansas, have been charged in connection to the death of a 5-year-old who died after being left in a daycare van. Christopher Gardner, Jr. He said the van doors were he...

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Anger over not guilty verdict in Minnesota police shooting

Anger over not guilty verdict in Minnesota police shooting

The aftermath of the shooting caused a national furor when it was live-streamed on Facebook by Castile's girlfriend, who was a passenger in the auto. January 9: Leary denies a request from the Ameri...

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U.S. lawmakers weigh enhanced security after baseball field attack

They also point to entertainer Kathy Griffin, who posted an internet video showing her holding up the likeness of the bloody, decapitated head of Obama? The FBI recovered a cellphone, computer and...

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Watergate saga should tell Trump firing Mueller won't help him

But Ruddy opened a new line of questions about Mueller's impartiality - the fact that Trump had considered Mueller for the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's job before he was named speci...

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House Majority Whip Scalise still critical but improved after second surgery

The FBI, ATF, U.S. Capitol Police and Alexandria Police said Thursday that said the shooter's weapons were a 9 mm handgun and a 7.62 caliber rifle, which he appears to have purchased legally. said. R...

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Preliminary hearing for PSU hazing case

Prosecutors at a preliminary hearing rolled surveillance tape of sophomore Tim Piazza after he attempted a binge-drinking challenge on February 2 and suffered a traumatic brain injury after several ...

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David Ignatius: Trump should leave Mueller in place

Several Trump associates and confidantes are supposedly pushing the president to remove Mueller because he has proven himself to be partisan and untrustworthy. quickly retweeted to his own 1.7 million...

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Judge Finds Defendant Guilty; Manslaughter Law Extending to New Grounds?

Judge Finds Defendant Guilty; Manslaughter Law Extending to New Grounds?

The judge agreed with prosecutors that Carter's "wanton and reckless conduct" had resulted in the death of Conrad Roy III. Steven Verronneau, a forensic investigator with MWV Multi-Media Forensics who...

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Man grabs machete, chases off armed robbers

Man grabs machete, chases off armed robbers

Upon realizing one of the crooks was armed with a shotgun , the homeowner armed himself with a machete and charged back into the fray. Sarasota County Sheriff's Office (SARASOTA, Fla.) - Five men...

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Friend says Trump considering firing Mueller

Friend says Trump considering firing Mueller

In his interview with " NewsHour ", Ruddy said: "I personally think [seeking to remove Mueller] would be a very significant mistake, even though I don't think there's a justification for a special cou...

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Trump says those driving Russia investigation are 'very bad and conflicted people'

The latest development was first carried in the Washington Post . Trump took to his Twitter account Thursday morning to denounce the report . In Thursday's edition, The Washington Post reported ...

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Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving: doctor

Mr Scalise remains in a critical condition after undergoing several operations, though word came from the hospital during the game that he had improved. Capitol Police, which is seeking an 8 percent...

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Probe Into Baseball Shooting Opens

Probe Into Baseball Shooting Opens

Also suffering relatively minor injuries were two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner, and House GOP aide Zack Barth. Though his office initially indicated he was in stable condit...

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Trump Says Obstruction Of Justice Probe Based On 'Phony Story'

Trump Says Obstruction Of Justice Probe Based On 'Phony Story'

The memo to former transition team members on Thursday also seeks specific information on five people, the Times reported , They include Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign manager; Rick Gates...

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Trump should let special counsel finish his work

Trump should let special counsel finish his work

Trump's natural impulse appears to lean towards self-destruction and creating the worst situation possible for himself. High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are turning on special cou...

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Blumenthal: 'There Will Be a Firestorm' If Trump Fires Mueller

The White House did not immediately issue a comment. Even Jay Sekulow, a member of Trump's legal team, said, " I can't imagine that that issue is going to arise ", when asked about the possibili...

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Injured officer throws out 1st pitch at Congressional baseball g

According to the Congressional Baseball Game website , the game has been held nearly annually since 1909 in an effort to bring together the two parties. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise speaks to r...

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Donald Trump sued by two states over business links

Lobbyists, foreign diplomats and others who might wish to curry favor with Trump have been frequenting the Trump hotel, which is unfair, the argument goes. "President Trump's business and his ...

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Republican baseball practice gunman 'had list of names'

Republican baseball practice gunman 'had list of names'

The handwritten list reportedly included the names of Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks, South Carolina Rep. Jeff Duncan and Arizona Rep. Trent Franks, who were all at the baseball practice, according to NBC N...

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Scalise Shooter Had List of at Least 6 GOP Lawmakers' Names

Handwritten on notepad paper, the list of names included Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks, South Carolina Rep. Jeff Duncan and Arizona Rep. Trent Franks, anonymous sources told the Daily Caller . 3 House Repub...

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Warriors, Cavs looking at fourth finals in a row

Basketball is unquestionably a team sport - one only needs to watch the way the Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers played during this year's NBA Finals to see how handsome the sport can be when ...

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Alabama's Mo Brooks One of Three Conservatives on Shooter's Hit List

Alabama's Mo Brooks One of Three Conservatives on Shooter's Hit List

Louis reports . A congressman and a former staffer shot at baseball practice remain in critical condition and will require multiple surgeries. He remains in critical condition, but has improved i...

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In tweets, Trump confirms he's under investigation

Trump's young presidency has been battered by allegations - under investigation both by Congress and the FBI - that Russian Federation interfered to sway the 2016 election in his favor, in possib...

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Steve Scalise's shooter had a list with names of other congress members

Steve Scalise's shooter had a list with names of other congress members

Steve Scalise and injuring others, had a list with the names of three other GOP lawmakers on him, law-enforcement officials said on Friday. The wife of a gunman who shot and wounded a top Republica...

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US Commission on Civil Rights to investigate civil rights enforcement under Trump

For example, she said her office responded to two students who complained that Michigan State University hadn't properly responded to sexual assault allegations. Eliza Byard, executive director of the...

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Doctor: Scalise Faced 'Imminent Death' When He Arrived

Doctor: Scalise Faced 'Imminent Death' When He Arrived

Scott Applewhite, File). Scalise was shot in the hip while practicing for the Congressional baseball game on Wednesday morning. And even as the fans rose as one to cheer Scalise's name and the Cap...

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Witch Hunt! : Trump tweets he is under FBI investigation

Witch Hunt! : Trump tweets he is under FBI investigation

When Trump fired Comey , the White House initially tied the decision to a memo written by Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions discussing what they described as "serious mistakes...

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Missing After US Navy Ship Collides With Merchant Vessel off Japan Coast

Missing After US Navy Ship Collides With Merchant Vessel off Japan Coast

The 154-metre Fitzgerald - which was commissioned in 1995 and was deployed in the Iraq war in 2003 - is based in Yokosuka and operates in the Pacific and the Sea of Japan (East Sea). "This has bee...

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