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Trump urges Modi to fix deficit, stresses strong ties

Trump urges Modi to fix deficit, stresses strong ties

S. Jaishankar said. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has met his Dutch counterpart during a brief stop in the Netherlands on his way home from meeting President Donald Trump in Washington , ...

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States Along Gulf Coast Are Keeping An Eye On Tropical Storm Cindy

States Along Gulf Coast Are Keeping An Eye On Tropical Storm Cindy

The Gulf Coast was still suffering from the effects of Cindy, a former tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico that crawled ashore early Thursday near the Louisiana-Texas state line. Tri-state residents ...

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FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered showers and storms likely each afternoon through Friday

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered showers and storms likely each afternoon through Friday

A shower or thunderstorm is possible Tuesday as this cold front stalls around the region. It's been another gorgeous day across our area with temperatures in the low 70s. Saturday will have a mix o...

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Supreme court partially reinstates Trump travel ban in 6 Muslim countries

Supreme court partially reinstates Trump travel ban in 6 Muslim countries

A The court agreed to evaluate the ban next term, and, in the meantime, it overturned the decisions of lower courts, saying that Mr Trump's administration could enforce its immigration ban against cer...

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Supreme Court will hear sports betting case

Supreme Court will hear sports betting case

Since then, the court has said little else about what other laws may violate the Second Amendment . The high-profile dispute pits the rights of religious individuals against gay rights, two issues ...

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Feds looking into Bernie Sanders, wife over real estate deal

Feds looking into Bernie Sanders, wife over real estate deal

The FBI is investigating whether Sanders used his position to pressure the bank to give a college in Vermont a loan. She was president from 2004 to 2011. It also listed a $1 million bequest as m...

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Some would-be immigrants left in limbo after Supreme Court travel ban order

Some would-be immigrants left in limbo after Supreme Court travel ban order

Until then, people entering the United States from one of the six countries "who lack any bona fide relationship with a person or entity" in the country will remain barred. Reacting to Monday's ruli...

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Sarah Palin sues paper for tying her PAC ad to mass shooting

Sarah Palin sues paper for tying her PAC ad to mass shooting

The defamation lawsuit ( read it here ) was filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court and referred to a June editorial about the mass shooting that recently wounded Louisiana GOP congressman Steve...

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Helicopter threw grenades at Venezuela's Supreme Court — Maduro

Helicopter threw grenades at Venezuela's Supreme Court — Maduro

He did not say when the alleged attack is supposed to have occurred, and said no one was injured and that one of the grenades failed to detonate. "Sooner rather than later we are going to capture th...

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Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

New Jersey Democratic Congressman Frank Pallone, a strong supporter of the state's gambling law, praised the Court's decision. The casino industry, after a period of job losses and closings, has latel...

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GOP health bill: Big tax cuts for rich

GOP health bill: Big tax cuts for rich

Critics of the bill continue to hold out on the measure, as time runs out for the Obamacare replacement. That starts eight years and two presidential election cycles from now. The CBO estimates that...

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Senate Republicans issue modest revisions to health care bill

Senate Republicans issue modest revisions to health care bill

The budget office report said the Senate bill's coverage losses would especially affect people between the ages of 50 and 64, before they qualify for Medicare , and with incomes below 200% of the...

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Donald Trump's broken promises on healthcare as sweeping cuts to Medicaid looms

Donald Trump's broken promises on healthcare as sweeping cuts to Medicaid looms

The 22 million extra uninsured Americans are just 1 million fewer than the number the budget office estimated would become uninsured under the House version. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski co...

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A Made-Up Story? Jay Sekulow Sets Record Straight on Trump Investigation

A Made-Up Story? Jay Sekulow Sets Record Straight on Trump Investigation

Sekulow says the president has a social media platform that can reach 107 million people and "I don't tell him what to write or not write. So he's being investigated for taking the action that th...

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Facing defections, Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote

Facing defections, Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote

Health care in the U.S. is the most expensive of more than a dozen high-income nations, a 2015 report found. Premiums and out-of-pocket expenses have been rising, and the state-based marketplaces un...

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Israel ignores United Nations, begins construction on new West Bank settlement

Israel ignores United Nations, begins construction on new West Bank settlement

Pro-settlement hard-liners who dominate Netanyahu's coalition and oppose Palestinian statehood on security or religious grounds had pressed him to keep that promise. But since taking office, Mr Trump ...

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Oviedo police review test kits after drywall tests positive for cocaine

Oviedo police review test kits after drywall tests positive for cocaine

Cashe was arrested after initially being pulled over for driving without his headlights on in Oviedo. After three months behind bars, lab tests returned and determined the powder in his vehicle was ...

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Courts can look at lawsuits against church-based schools

Courts can look at lawsuits against church-based schools

The case involves Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Missouri, which was denied, in 2012, access to a state-funded grant that it sought for the goal of resurfacing a playground at one of its schoo...

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Trump authorises USA military to set troop levels in Afghanistan

Trump authorises USA military to set troop levels in Afghanistan

Under Barack Obama, troop levels in Afghanistan , Iraq and Syria were closely managed by the White House and commanders complained they felt shackled by the strictures. "We have only sustained our ab...

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Illinois House Democrats push new budget plan to end impasse

Illinois House Democrats push new budget plan to end impasse

Harris with Senate Democrats and many Republicans." he said. Madigan told reporters on Monday that a House Democratic spending outline would be made public on Tuesday before a planned meeting of the f...

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