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Supreme Court strikes down 2 NC congressional districts

Last year's lower-court ruling forced lawmakers to push the 2016 congressional primaries back from March to June so they could redraw the districts. The two districts in question are the 1st, in eas...

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Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein Says Trump's Decision to Fire Comey Was 'Appropriate'

Trump later revealed to NBC News that he thought of Comey as a "showboat" and "grandstander", and felt his inquiry was part of a "made-up story" - contradicting what his top aides had told reporters e...

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World leaders condemn Manchester attack

U.S. President Donald Trump, in Bethlehem, said the attack preyed upon children and described those responsible as "evil losers". "Who is this absolute barmcake idiot?" asked Dr Vicky Forster, a...

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NY Attorney General: $18.5 million settlement with Target

NY Attorney General: $18.5 million settlement with Target

In addition to CT and IL, states participating in the settlement include: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, L...

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World leaders react to Emmanuel Macron's French election victory

World leaders react to Emmanuel Macron's French election victory

On Wednesday, Macron turned down former socialist Prime Minister Manuel Valls, saying he did not fit the "criteria" as his plans were not to "recycle" politicians. Half of his candidates for the 577...

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1 death as tornado hits Oklahoma subdivision

But, till now none of the two dead were identified, though there were several other injured in these states, along with other states as well in the Midwest. "There is definitely the potential for all ...

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Family: 6-year-old will 'not die in vain'

The boy's mother, Ebony Archie , had left the boy in the vehicle with its engine running, while she went inside the supermarket in the early hours of Thursday morning, sheriff's deputies have said. A...

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Texas House advances transgender 'bathroom bill'

Texas House advances transgender 'bathroom bill'

The Texas House has given final approval to a scaled-back version of a hotly debated transgender "bathroom bill" similar to one in North Carolina that caused national uproar previous year. Basical...

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Saudi king slams Iran as 'spearhead of global terrorism'

Trump will have visited significant homes of three major religions by his trip's end, Islam, Judaism and Christianity, a point that his senior aides say is important in bolstering his argument that th...

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Trump embraces Israel, but Russian ties still trail him

On a visit to the Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem, the president and first lady Melania Trump laid a wreath on a stone slab under which ashes from some of those killed in concentration camps are burie...

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Texas House Passes Bill Extending Alternative High School Graduation Route

Texas House Passes Bill Extending Alternative High School Graduation Route

Texas is to pass a "bathroom bill" that will ban transgender students from using the restroom that aligns with their gender identity. Late Sunday night proponents used an amendment to tack bathroom li...

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McMaster: Trump's FBI Comments to Russians Were Aimed at Cooperation

In a statement to CNN , a White House spokesperson said it "does not confirm or deny unsubstantiated claims based on illegal leaks from anonymous individuals". "Are you able to assist in this matte...

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Education Secretary Pushes School Choice, Gives No Specifics

Education Secretary Pushes School Choice, Gives No Specifics

Trump's nomination of DeVos to lead the Department of Education was harshly criticized by the teachers' unions, who have claimed that DeVos wants to undermine the public education system, which provid...

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Comey Agrees to Testify at Public Senate Intelligence Hearing

Washington lawyer Nina Ginsberg, who has extensive national security law experience, said that if Flynn turned over any personal records in response to the committee's subpoena, he would waive his Fi...

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UK police treating Ariana Grande concert blast as terrorism

Teenage screams filled the arena just after the explosion, which also killed the attacker and injured dozens. Greater Manchester Police say they are working with national police and intelligence age...

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Trump Arrives In Israel For Second Leg Of International Trip

Trump's comments marked the first time during his foreign trip that he's been forced to address the swirling controversy back home, and came in response to a broader question about whether Netanyahu...

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Trump becomes first sitting US President to visit Western Wall

Trump becomes first sitting US President to visit Western Wall

Trump's first stop was a meeting in Jerusalem with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin . In Tehran on Monday, Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani ridiculed U.S. As President Donald ...

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Roger Ailes' Lasting Legacy: Making Trump President

Fox News , which Ailes started in 1996 with the backing of media mogul Rupert Murdoch , raised the temperature of on-air debate on US television, generally taking a hardline conservative view. Sour...

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US Likely To Expand Airline Laptop Ban To Europe - Government Officials

US Likely To Expand Airline Laptop Ban To Europe - Government Officials

The current U.S. ban, which applies to laptops, tablets and larger smartphones, is being enforced on US-bound flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa including Turkey, Saudi A...

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Palestinian tries to stab Israeli forces, shot dead

President Donald Trump has arrived in Bethlehem for a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (mahk-MOOD' ah-BAHS'). President Trump kicked off his two-day trip to Israel on Monday with ...

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