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Second mistrial declared in police shooting of Cincinnati man

Second mistrial declared in police shooting of Cincinnati man

For the third time in a week, the trial of a police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man has ended without a conviction , the latest setback for prosecutors and activists seeking greater acco...

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Golden State Warriors NBA Championship Victory Parade

The Golden State Warriors twirled T-shirts over their heads and waved to the crowd from atop double-decker buses as blue and yellow confetti rained down on them during a parade Thursday to celebrate...

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Mayor Landrieu Issues Statement on Senate GOP Health Care Bill

Nevada Republican Dean Heller didn't mince words about the GOP's new health care bill in the Senate: "It's going to be very hard to get me to a yes". When asked why the group is only launching s...

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Heavy rain, flooding likely before sunshine returns

Tropical Depression Cindy spread drenching rains across the upper South on Friday , prompting flash flood warnings from the MS valley to West Virginia as emergency planners urged those in its path...

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Trump Says 'Let's Play Ball' At Record Turnout For Congressional Baseball Game

Trump Says 'Let's Play Ball' At Record Turnout For Congressional Baseball Game

When the president intoned three words he said have brought Americans together for generations - "Let's play ball" - cheers rang out. The bullet that struck Scalise "travelled across his pelvis, fract...

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Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid

Under the Senate GOP plan , all this coverage is at risk. Heller, who faces a hard re-election fight next year, said he would vote against the bill in its current form but did not rule out supp...

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GOP senator says Iowans might not lose Medicaid

The bill proposes phasing out Medicaid's expansion program and capping Medicaid spending, repealing Obamacare taxes and restructuring subsidies to insurance customers. He said the state's uni...

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DC and Maryland AGs Sue Trump For Violating the Constitution

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington , a nonprofit activist group, has separately sued Trump in U.S. District Court in Manhattan alleging "countless conflicts of interest" in violati...

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Fight breaks out at anti-Sharia protest

Fight breaks out at anti-Sharia protest

On its website, ACT described sharia, which covers many aspects of Muslim life including religious obligations and financial dealings, as incompatible with human rights. It said sharia justifies the o...

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Supreme Court rules disparaging trademarks protected by Constitution

The First Amendment doesn't apply to "government speech", in which case the feds should be free to grant or deny trademarks based on offensiveness or "disparagement" as they see fit. After several rou...

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Justices side with government in property rights case

The 5-3 ruling rejected the Murr family's argument that conservation rules unfairly stripped the land of its value and restricted their use of the property, in Troy Township south of Hudson, Wis. St...

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Trump Adviser Who Advocated Violence Visits White House

During the first years of the 20th century, Theodore Roosevelt oversaw the creation of the modern White House press corps. "Your government doesn't want you to see and hear what they're doing, " Jim...

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Final farewell for US student detained by North Korea

Trump's tweet was channeling the American people's frustration with North Korea as a " regime that provokes " and " plays outside the rules ", Mattis said. Tillerson made the comments at a press c...

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Democrats struggle for right strategy after special election losses

Democrats struggle for right strategy after special election losses

Handel devoted much of her speech to thanking national and state Republicans for backing her campaign before making a direct appeal to Ossoff's supporters. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., tweeted a promise not ...

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Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest at McConnell's office

Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest at McConnell's office

The sit-in was organized by The Arc , which advocates for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. "I hope Mitch McConnell listened to what the demonstrators had to say outside his ...

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Gunman who shot congressman had no target in mind

On Saturday, Scalise's status was upgraded from " critical " to " serious " after his third operation. For example, Slater said, a witness told the Federal Bureau of Investigation that on the mornin...

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Fifth Republican senator opposes chamber's health-care bill

Insurers may not continue to cover these health services if they are no longer required by states to do so, suggests a June report from the Kaiser Family Foundation . It would create a new system of ...

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Dog that mauled 2 kids in car seats to be euthanized

Dog that mauled 2 kids in car seats to be euthanized

Monday. To make the entire situation even more horrific, both children were buckled into their vehicle seats at the time of the attack. Tom Grab, CEO of Ingrain Construction, tried to help the child...

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Indiana Democrats, Republicans React To Senate Health Bill

That could further destabilise insurance markets, as has happened in the past when states have guaranteed coverage with no mandate. More people would be left out from getting help paying for premiums....

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Texas woman getting a 'Melania Makeover' via plastic surgery

Texas woman getting a 'Melania Makeover' via plastic surgery

Back in 2016, Rose helped two women in Texas reach their goals of looking like Ivanka, the president's oldest daughter. Whatever the political climate may be towards Melania , one thing is certain ...

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