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Additional firefighters sent to battle growing Utah blaze

Additional firefighters sent to battle growing Utah blaze

On Saturday 750 people were evacuated, but out of those only about 100 were permanent residents, the rest were vacationing there, according to U.S. Forest Service officials. Fire officials tell The S...

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The White House isn't denying that Trump might fire Robert Mueller

Should now be clear Mueller is the "anti-Trump special counsel". The comments come the day before Attorney General Jeff Sessions is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, the sam...

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Paul Ryan: Let Mueller Do His Job

Comey testified that he believed the revelations in his memos - including concern that Trump sought to influence the FBI's Russian Federation investigation - would prompt the appointment of a special ...

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Before rampage, Hodgkinson drifted little-noticed in Virginia city

Before rampage, Hodgkinson drifted little-noticed in Virginia city

Hodgkinson posted content favorable to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on his social media accounts and signed a Change.org petition for the removal of Trump and Vice President ...

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GOP baseball gunman James Hodgkinson was carrying a hit list, officials say

GOP baseball gunman James Hodgkinson was carrying a hit list, officials say

Scalise and three other people were shot early Wednesday at a park in suburban Washington as they practiced for a congressional charity baseball game. "She had no idea he would do this". Let's liste...

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The US Senate voted to toughen sanctions against Russian Federation

The US Senate voted to toughen sanctions against Russian Federation

The package also would require a congressional review if a president attempts to ease or end current penalties. Also included in the bill is an amendment strengthening sanctions for Russian official...

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Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to serious from critical

Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to serious from critical

Scalise's surgeon says he can hope to make an "excellent recovery", despite being at risk of death when he arrived at the hospital. Scalise underwent another surgery on Saturday and "continues to sh...

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Trump Cancels Parts Of Obama's Deal With Cuba

Cuban diplomats cited police killings and police brutality, racial discrimination, child labor, firearm deaths, salary inequality, the marginalization of refugees and the US withdrawal from the Paris ...

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Donald Trump allies question Robert Mueller probe

The regulations governing independent investigations make clear that the special counsel can be removed "only by the personal action of the Attorney General". The exchange was an attempt to nail dow...

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Trump announces new restrictions on Cuba travel, business

Cuba's main regional allies, Venezuela and Bolivia, have reaffirmed their support for Havana, condemning U.S. President Donald Trump's tightening of restrictions as "ignorant" and an "abuse of po...

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Doc says wounded rep cheated death, will recover

Doc says wounded rep cheated death, will recover

Sava declined to put a timeline on when that would happen or when Scalise, 51, would be able to leave the hospital. Mr Scalise was shot as he fielded at second base during practice for an annual Re...

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Donald Trump : Russia slams US President's 'Cold War' policy on Cuba

Donald Trump : Russia slams US President's 'Cold War' policy on Cuba

Even as Trump predicted a quick end to President Raul Castro's regime, he challenged Cuba to negotiate better agreements for Americans, Cubans and those whose identities lie somewhere in between...

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Was gunman ready to head home before VA shooting?

Was gunman ready to head home before VA shooting?

The person did not disclose the names, but said those listed had been briefed. "For those still wondering, he didn't hate baseball or attractive summer mornings in June", White House counselor Kel...

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Who is Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein?

Trump later said in interviews he had planned to fire Comey anyway, and in an NBC interview said he had the Russian Federation investigation in mind when he made a decision to dismiss the FBI directo...

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U.S. lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalised

U.S. lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalised

MedStar Washington Hospital Center Director of Trauma Dr. Jack Sava speaks during a news conference in Washington , Friday, June 16, 2017 , about the condition of House Majority Whip Steve Sca...

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Shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list

Shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list

Sava said that after being released from the hospital, Scalise "will require a period of healing and rehabilitation". The House of Representatives majority whip underwent another operation on Saturd...

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Trump friend floats possibility of firing special counsel Mueller in Russian probe

Former United States attorney Barbara McQuade, who served under the Barack Obama administration, told the Daily Beast if Trump fired Mueller "and it could be shown that his goal was to impede th...

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Donald Trump on Twitter: agenda doing well despite 'withhunt'

The US president admitted that he is under federal investigation in a Twitter post , writing: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" ...

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No change on 'Dreamers' program

No change on 'Dreamers' program

They would have been kept safe from deportation and provided with renewable work permits. "DACA that applies to students has not been changed", Kelly said. The decision to rescind the ruling rather th...

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Condition of United States lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman improves to 'serious'

Condition of United States lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman improves to 'serious'

Interest in the charity baseball game has skyrocketed in the aftermath of the shooting , as staffers and lawmakers look to rally around Scalise and the three others who were shot: a congressional sta...

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Trump Friend and Adviser Says President 'Considering' Firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Ruddy said in an interview Monday with Judy Woodruff of PBS, "I think he's weighing that option". Ruddy was at the White House Monday to meet with White House aides, but did not speak with the...

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Trump tweets his frustration with Russia investigation

A Justice Department official, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss internal matters, said that no one had asked Rosenstein to make the statement and that he acted on his own. There were seve...

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Thomas sets US Open record with 9-under 63

Also in with a chance are American Ryder Cup hero Patrick Reed and Si Woo Kim, the 21 year old Korean who became the youngest-ever victor of the Players Championship last month. He got that up-and-dow...

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Hospital says Scalise has improved, 'will be in hospital for some time'

Hospital says Scalise has improved, 'will be in hospital for some time'

Yesterday morning's baseball practice was in preparation for the Congressional Baseball Game this evening at Nationals Park in Washington - which took place as scheduled. Bailey gave a good-nature...

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Senate Republicans headed for vote on health care reform

Senate Republicans headed for vote on health care reform

They are relying on using a tool known as "reconciliation" that allows leaders to push through a tax reform bill through the Senate with a simple majority of votes, avoiding a Democratic filibuster....

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Alec Boyles achieves Dean's List honors

Alec Boyles achieves Dean's List honors

Boyles, a sophomore, is a graduate of Theodore Roosevelt High School in Kent. Carly Zdanek of Newton has been named to Lasell College dean's list for the spring 2017 semester. Jared Ryder of Sus...

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Rod Rosenstein just put out a super strange statement bashing anonymous sources

The Trump administration and its allies are firing back at the torrent of leaks surrounding Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe, suggesting the anonymous sources tied to thes...

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Russian Federation fan leader barred from Confederations Cup

Mexico hasn't played a side in the top ten of FIFA's rankings since Chile defeated El Tri 7-0 last summer in the Copa America Centenario, and Portugal represents a significant challenge for Osori...

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Man Dies Saving Two Girls from Atlantic Beach Rip Current

Man Dies Saving Two Girls from Atlantic Beach Rip Current

The 56-year-old man went into the water to rescue the two girls from a rip current after hearing them screaming, but he fell victim to the current and drowned, Fire Chief Adam Snyder told WITN. Red fl...

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Are Trump & Republicans Considering Firing Robert Mueller? It Appears So!

Ruddy said that, from what he can tell, firing Mueller is "a consideration the President has had because Mueller is illegitimate as special counsel". "I think he's weighing that option", Mr Ruddy said...

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Virginia Governor Calls For Gun Control At Scene Of Scalise Shooting

Virginia Governor Calls For Gun Control At Scene Of Scalise Shooting

On its website, the GVA describes itself as "an online archive of gun violence incidents collected from over 2,000 media, law enforcement, government and commercial sources daily in an effort to provi...

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Gingrich: Time to rethink special counsel Mueller

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters later that Trump thought Sessions "did a very good job" and was especially "strong" on denying any collusion between Trump's campaign...

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Senate Democrats weigh blockade to protest GOP health care plan

Senate Democrats weigh blockade to protest GOP health care plan

House Finance Chair Eric Nelson, R-Kanawha, said numerous DMV fees have not changed in 10 to 40 years. Their efforts drew unwanted attention early last month because of the composition of the workin...

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Trump Curtails Cuba Travel, Reverses Obama Thaw; Individual Travel Prohibited

In December 2014, in the most sweeping change in U.S. " Cuba is just 90 miles off the USA coast", the release states. Trump , however, stopped short of breaking diplomatic relations restored in 20...

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Trump friend floats possibility of firing special counsel in Russian probe

Yet, at least initially, he holstered his Twitter finger and publicly said nothing. For now, the staff has prevailed. She asked about news reports suggesting that President Donald Trump was alre...

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Tommy Fleetwood pictures changed life with US Open win

Whatever happens, the championship is set to crown a first-time major victor, as the closest previous major champion is Louis Oosthuizen in a tie for 17th at four-under. No harm, no foul. His 13-f...

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Congressman Says Media Is 'Complicit' in Rhetoric that Led to Baseball Shooting

Congressman Says Media Is 'Complicit' in Rhetoric that Led to Baseball Shooting

The FBI is still investigating the case and is looking through Hodgkinson's belongings, including his cellphone, computer and camera. James Hodgkinson was a regular editorial contributor to the B...

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Deep-rooted conspiracy behind Darjeeling violence: Mamata Banerjee

The situation turned worse after the police raided the office of GJM chief Bimal Gurung and recovering cache of arms and ammunition and mobile phones, among others. "The allegations are baseless, M...

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Man pleads guilty after fatal shooting at TI show venue

Man pleads guilty after fatal shooting at TI show venue

A bodyguard of rapper Roland Collins, who performs as Troy Ave, was killed in the shooting. The podcast personality, who was arrested back in January , has plead guilty to two federal weapon counts...

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USA student Otto Warmbier freed by North Korea has 'severe brain injury'

American doctors treating the University of Virginia student have cast doubt on North Korean claims that the young man contracted botulism during his detention, saying Warmbier is unresponsive...

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