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US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions

The Senate said the new measures were meant to punish Moscow for Russia's violation of Ukraine's territorial integrity, cyberattacks and int...

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Supreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case

Even former President Barack Obama has vowed to fight against the practice's misuses and abuses during his post-presidency, though the Supreme...

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Long Island forecast: Flash flood watch for Nassau County

The flash flood watch will be in effect through 4 a.m. Tuesday . Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall could cause flooding on highways, str...

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Hundreds celebrate freedom at Tyler Juneteenth celebration

Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas to inform the farmers and townspeople that the proclamation had been signed. "It educates the young...

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Trump pledges to revamp Obama-era Cuba deal

President Donald Trump has demanded that Cuba return a woman convicted in the murder of a New Jersey state trooper. In a statement, ASA Vic...

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Schiff says firing Mueller would echo Watergate

The committee shortly after said the hearing would be open. The interview was first reported by PBS . Democratic senators have seized on ...

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Seven sailors missing after USA destroyer collides with container ship

A myriad of information is being analyzed on the cause of the collision, sources close to the matter have said, such as the exact locations of t...

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UK's Hammond says economy should be priority in Brexit talks

The EU has insisted that this sequence involve sorting out Britain's departure and urgent issues like the rights of citizens affected by Brexit ...

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Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

The White House has denied those claims. Most felt as though the decision was a non-partisan one, one which was supported by Republicans and...

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NORC poll: Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe

Citing a memo from the general counsel's office of Trump's transition team, the Times said former members were given the order on Thursday f...

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Kellyanne Conway's husband: Trump tweets won't help travel ban pass

The American Civil Liberties Union said on Twitter that they "may incorporate" Trump's tweets on the ban "into our Supreme Court argument". "...

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Minnesota officer acquitted in shooting of Philando Castile

Bullets fired by the officer came within inches of Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , in the passenger seat and Reynolds' 4-year-old daug...

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Trump details new Cuba policy

Speaking in Miami on 16 June, Trump criticised Obama's policy, saying improved economic ties could prop up the Castro government. Trump, who...

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Secret Service Doesn't Have Recordings of White House Conversations

Secret Service does not have them. "It appears, from a review of Secret Service's main indices, that there are no records pertaining to your req...

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Southern Baptist Convention votes to formally condemn the "alt-right" movement

Dwight McKissic , a black pastor from Cornerstone Baptist Church in Arlington, Texas, had introduced the resolution calling on the denominat...

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Police searching for suspects who assaulted bodega clerk with avocados, bananas

NY police are looking for the suspect in a freaky attack at a deli. He was taken to a hospital in serious but stable condition. The video show...

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Officer who fatally shot MN man says he was 'scared to death'

The state alleges that Yanez, 29, recklessly shot Castile when the 32-year-old black motorist was trying to access his wallet so he could produc...

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First Lady Melania Trump, Son Barron, 11, Move Into the White House

Melania and Barron arrived on Marine Force One along with Melania's parents, Viktor and Amalija Knav , in order to make the move. And ju...

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Trump claims 'complete vindication' after Comey testimony

During the news conference on Friday, Trump also repeated his lawyer's assertion Thursday that Comey's testimony had vindicated him and showed...

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Trump hails heroes at Arlington

He first placed a wreath in Arlington at the Tomb of the Unknowns a day before his inauguration. They were Marine Corps 1st Lt. Robert Kelly , s...

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Cubs SS Addison Russell returns to lineup against Rockies

Chicago cut the deficit to 4-1 on Contreras' run-scoring single in the seventh. What I mean by that normally is (swinging at) a ball in the dir...

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Sixth-grader Ananya Vinay wins National Spelling Bee after nailing 'marocain'

When she was told that she would have to give a speech during the closing ceremonies Friday, she said it wouldn't be a problem. She also took th...

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Mexico beats Honduras 3-0 in World Cup qualifier

With a busy summer ahead Osorio looked to buy some time with some injuries to those players and not force them to play as they recover. Having...

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Karen Handel: 'I do not support a livable wage'

Tom Price vacated the seat when he became secretary of health and human services for the Trump administration. "What I support is making sure...

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Michigan-UNC, Duke-Indiana headline Big Ten/ACC matchups

The two programs will meet for the 96th time in a head-to-head matchup, according to a Thursday report from ESPN's Jeff Goodman. The games wil...

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Thad Matta out as Ohio State coach

Ahrens, a 6-foot-5 wing from Versailles, Ohio , is the No. 160 prospect in his class and the sixth-best player in the Buckeye State, according...

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Cuomo Announces $1.5 Billion Renewable Energy Initiative

Landmarks across the city were lit up a vibrant green as Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo declared that NY would remain commit...

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Kansas governor promises to veto budget-fixing tax hike

They passed a school funding bill that adds almost $300 million over two years for public education, then they approved a $1.2 billion tax plan....

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Offensive Facebook memes just cost 10 students their spots at Harvard

College spokesperson Rachael Dane, said in a statement: " We do not comment publicly on the admissions status of individual applicants ". The ...

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DeVos non-committal on private school LGBT discrimination

Merkley then asserted that DeVos was refusing to definitively state that schools should "ban discrimination based on LGBTQ status of studen...

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Man stuffs 15 bottles of motor oil, 30 DVDs into his pants

After walking out of the store, the man walked past the detective, who was sitting in an unmarked vehicle that was parked outside the 7-Eleven. ...

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Trump Still on the Hunt to Replace Comey

Politico wrote Rosenstein might have to recuse himself from the probe that is looking into whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded...

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Wisconsin mill that exploded had been reprimanded on safety

The blast happened at the Didion Corn Mill in Columbia County, Wisc, halfway between Madison and Fond Du Lac. But the company was reprimanded in...

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Al Pacino to play Joe Paterno in upcoming Penn State scandal movie

Academy Award victor Al Pacino has been tabbed to play former Penn State football head coach Joe Paterno in an upcoming HBO film. Pacino h...

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Is a Previously Unfathomable Rift Opening Up Between Jared Kushner and Trump?

Following a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe, Mr Trump returned to Washington to face a storm of media reports about Mr Kushner's a...

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