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Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Wisconsin Gerrymandering Case

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Wisconsin Gerrymandering Case

The Supreme Court announced on Monday that it would hear a case over whether partisan gerrymandering is unconstitutional-a move that could spell disaster for Republican domination in the U.S. Wh...

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Jared Kushner speaks in public. And Washington takes notice

Jared Kushner speaks in public. And Washington takes notice

The executives in attendance then broke up into smaller groups, some focused on areas like big data and others on workforce development, as the White House explores new ways to convince tech employe...

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Things Being Weighed In Secret Health Bill Also Weigh It Down

The public, and most Senators, don't know what's in the bill. Schumer and Democrats called for the GOP's House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA) bill to go through a hearing process, wher...

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Gingrich: Somebody probably going to jail over Russian Federation investigation

He said Trump was "infuriated" by "this Russia baloney", apparently referring to the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Gingrich says that the "the mentality of t...

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Sizzling heat wave creates health hazard in southwestern US

Sizzling heat wave creates health hazard in southwestern US

Drinking it, splashing in it to stay cool, and drinking it some more. And with the health dangers of heat and dehydration, that's where authorities hope they keep coming back. In Phoenix, it could get...

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With Georgia Runoff Date Looming, Republicans Spend Big to Beat Back Ossoff

With Georgia Runoff Date Looming, Republicans Spend Big to Beat Back Ossoff

But as small as the victory might ultimately be, the implications will likely be read as massive by the defeated party. Those same Democrats were disappointed in April, when Ossoff failed to win G...

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White House discussing moving Spicer to senior communications role

White House discussing moving Spicer to senior communications role

Speaking to CNN's Brooke Baldwin after the briefing, Acosta lashed out at press secretary Sean Spicer , and questioned why he and other reporters bothered attending in the first place. The three pe...

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Redskins owner says he's thrilled with ruling

The Portland-based Asian-American rock band The Slants scored a First Amendment hit with the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, although the ruling likely wasn't that much of a surprise to anyone who...

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Russia will target coalition jets in parts of Syria, defence ministry says

Russia will target coalition jets in parts of Syria, defence ministry says

The downing of the warplane - the first time in the six-year conflict that the US has shot down a Syrian jet - came amid another first: Iran fired several ballistic missiles Sunday night at IS positio...

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Coroner: Cocaine among drugs found in Carrie Fisher's system

Fisher's blood and tissue, with regard to the cause of death". An autopsy report, released on Friday (16Jun17), suggested her cause of death was sleep apnea and other contributing factors. She ultim...

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Cosby judge could revisit issue of revealing names of jurors

Cosby judge could revisit issue of revealing names of jurors

Judge O'Neill has ordered the jurors to not speak to the media on why they could not reach a decision after 52 hours of deliberation and a week of testimony. "We didn't even get a decision so that mad...

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House leader joins Handel on final campaign day

House leader joins Handel on final campaign day

That includes the president, who tweeted about the race several times on Monday. Trump won Georgia's 6th district by a little less than two points back in November. The election is more like a sea...

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Senate Votes to Make it Harder for Trump to Lift Russia Sanctions

Senate Votes to Make it Harder for Trump to Lift Russia Sanctions

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in testimony on Capitol Hill this week said the Trump administration needs " flexibility " in its negotiations with the Russians and codifying sanctions takes aw...

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Scalise Still in Critical Condition, Improving After Second Surgery

Lawmakers agreed after the shooting to play the game anyway, and it went on under extra security. The lawmakers took the field with many wearing hats to honour Scalise . "I hope he's in good en...

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Donald Trump Jr. Contradicts Father's Account of Private Meeting With Comey

On Friday, however, the President flatly denied making those remarks to Comey or pressuring him to drop the investigation into Flynn, implicitly or otherwise. Trump asked Comey to "lift the c...

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Monday forecast: rain and thunderstorms likely after 2 pm, high 84

Some storms could be severe with damaging winds and large hail. We'll get some showers and possible thunderstorms this morning, then it will become mostly cloudy, then, by mid- to late-afternoon, it...

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British Jews Condemn Van Attack On Muslims

Earlier this year, a man plowed into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge , killing four people before stabbing a police officer outside Parliament. A 48-year-old man has been arrested in connection...

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Dems say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill

Dems say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill

President Donald Trump privately called the House bill "mean" last week . Based on the Republican House bill, it will give an $880 billion tax break to the richest, cut $800 billion from Medicaid, ...

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Weather: Storms Southern/Eastern VT into NH (6/19 AM)

The weather service is cautioning that hail the size of a quarter, heavy rain, and winds gusts of 40 to 60 mph hour could occur with the strongest storms. It's probable that some pockets of Central ...

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Theresa May condemns 'sickening' attack on Finsbury Park Muslims

A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning, causing several. Following the carnage, the valour of an imam called Mohammed Mahmoud was also hailed by the reli...

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