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'Everybody' has better healthcare than US, Trump says

US Senator Bernie Sanders has backed comments made by US President Donald Trump that Australia has a better health care system than America. During the meeting, Trump promised the AHCA would b...

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Two critically injured after bus overturns on I-95 in Maryland

Two critically injured after bus overturns on I-95 in Maryland

At about 10 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation tweeted that the bus overturned on southbound I-95 before Exit 89, north of Baltimore. Maryland State Police said that 26 children, 3 ch...

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Ex-French PM Valls wants to be Macron candidate

Mr Macron is the first president of modern France elected as an independent. That fate befell conservative President Jacques Chirac when the left secured a majority in legislative elections in 1997, s...

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Comey willing to testify publicly before Senate Intelligence Committee

Your afternoon shot of politics, sent straight from the desk of Joshua Miller. "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Durbi...

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Supreme Court Hands Voting Rights Advocates a Big Win in North Carolina

Chief Justice John Roberts said that the political uncertainty raised questions over who is authorized to seek an appeal of the lower-court ruling and that nothing should be read into the court's deci...

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Penn State students face charges over death from hazing ritual

Penn State students face charges over death from hazing ritual

Ed Gilmartin, also from Scranton, was arraigned today on charged of tampering with evidence, after allegedly deleting conversations concerning the events that transpired that night. No one called 91...

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Trump claims Comey exonerated him 3 times. Federal Bureau of Investigation experts aren't buying it

White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders reiterated Thursday the president's claim in his letter to Comey, despite denials from associates of the former FBI director, that he was reassured by ...

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Trump suggests Republicans use 'nuclear option' to pass laws

Trump suggests Republicans use 'nuclear option' to pass laws

He then said the country needs a good "shutdown" in September "to fix mess". President Trump didn't get funding for a brick-and-mortar border wall in the spending deal with Democrats - but he got ...

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Spicer refuses to say whether Trump is secretly recording people

Spicer refuses to say whether Trump is secretly recording people

Describing himself as a very active President, Trump explained that at time it become very hard for his surrogates to explain things with flawless accuracy to reporters at the news conference. Howev...

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Comey sacking: Trump urged to hand over any tapes

Four candidates to be the bureau's director were in line Saturday for the first interviews with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, at Justice Department headquarters. He wa...

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Texas Southern University Cancels Commencement Address by GOP Senator Amid Backlash

Texas Southern University Cancels Commencement Address by GOP Senator Amid Backlash

John Cornyn to speak at Saturday's graduation in Houston. "We asked Senator Cornyn to instead visit with our students again at a future date in order to keep the focus on graduates and their familie...

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Syrian Kurdish forces say they will push on to IS capital

But as he prepares to meet with Trump on Tuesday in Washington, D.C., Erdogan has been less than pleased. He said the alliance would receive " special weapons and armoured vehicles " to enter the ...

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Could Sean Spicer be the next to leave Donald Trump's team?

Could Sean Spicer be the next to leave Donald Trump's team?

The conversations intensified this week as the aftermath of the Comey firing pushed the White House from chaos into crisis. The White House press secretary was spotted hiding "among the bushes" to a...

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Indian-American asks WH to produce tapes of Trump-Comey talk

Indian-American asks WH to produce tapes of Trump-Comey talk

Krishnamoorthi, whose district includes a large portion of Elgin, serves on the House Oversight Committee and his district includes a good portion of Elgin. During the transition, Trump's advisers f...

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Attorney general announces involuntary manslaughter charges against engineer in deadly Amtrak crash

Judge Marsha Neifield ordered prosecutors to charge Brandon Bostian with involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment after meeting with lawyers for the families of some of the deceased. Mor...

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Trump To Organize Voter Suppression Panel

The commission, which will be chaired by Mike Pence , the USA vice president, will investigate allegations of improper voting and fraudulent voter registration in states and across the nation. The bi...

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Paul Ryan: 'Rescue Mission' is Underway for Health Care

While President Trump and House Republicans celebrated passage of their measure Thursday with a White House Rose Garden event, concerns were already mounting about dying momentum as the more deliberat...

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Not even the ACLU thinks Trump's religious liberty EO has teeth

ACLU had earlier indicated that it would sue if the president signed an order "that allow religion to be used as an excuse to discriminate", ending its tweet with #SeeYouInCourtAgain. With President...

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Police officer killed in Arkansas

Police officer killed in Arkansas

Region 8 law enforcement agencies were among many who showed support to the Yell County Sheriff's Office after a deputy was killed. Two bodies, both females, were found at the Gum Springs Road home,...

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Trump's shifting reason for firing Comey could cost him with Hill leaders

Former FBI Director James Comey, who was shockingly fired by President Trump on Tuesday, has declined a bipartisan invitation from Senators Richard Burr and Mark Warner to testify during a closed se...

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