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Media watchers blame hostility toward reporters on Trump

There are a lot of reasons Gianforte won, of course. Rep. Steve Stivers, chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, hailed Gianforte's win. Levinson said that the body slam came ...

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Manchester police arrest man, 25, in bomb probe

Manchester police arrest man, 25, in bomb probe

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said a 19-year-old man had become the latest suspect detained over Monday's atrocity, which left 22 dead. Abedi reportedly returned from Libya only a few days befor...

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Year-old found shot to death in stolen vehicle

Year-old found shot to death in stolen vehicle

Madison County District Attorney Michael Guest announced at a news conference on Thursday [Friday NZ Time] that authorities planned to charge Byron McBride , D'Allen Washington and Dwan Wakefiel...

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There's one group that would get slammed by the GOP's healthcare bill

Margot Sanger-Katz, in the New York Times analysis , reports that "about half the country would face thinner coverage for people who buy their own insurance, as it would be unlikely to include ...

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100 firefighters battle blaze in LA canyon

100 firefighters battle blaze in LA canyon

Just before 1 p.m. Ground crews got help from water-dropping aircraft battling. The blaze burning Sunday in the Mandeville Canyon area above Brentwood sent up a huge plume of smoke visible acros...

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NCAA awards regional site to Southern Miss baseball

NCAA awards regional site to Southern Miss baseball

The road to Omaha starts at home for the University of Louisville and University of Kentucky baseball teams. Kentucky will stage its first baseball postseason games since 2006 this week after being ...

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Texas approves bill to allow guns near school in parked cars

The New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights , which helped challenge the 2013 Texas law, called the new package of anti-abortion limits "reminiscent" of the law struck down a year ago and signa...

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Trump says he'll decide on Paris climate deal next week

Trump says he'll decide on Paris climate deal next week

But he also held one-on-one meetings with the leaders of Japan, the United Kingdom, Canada and Germany. "They walked the 700 yards from the traditional G7 group photo, taken at a Greek amphitheatre,...

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Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord

Trump tweeted that he would make a final decision next week on whether to withdraw from the Paris climate accord. That tweet set a timeframe for the United States to quickly reconsider its origi...

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After trip's final day, Trump to return to tumult at home

Other odd moments from this trip include the "grip and grit your teeth" handshake with new French President Emmanuel Macron , the failed attempts at hand holding with the first lady and video of T...

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Medicaid a target for cuts despite assurance

The Trump budget guts social programs while sharply reducing taxes for the wealthy including major cuts to estate, capital gains and business tax rates. Specifically, the administration argues that it...

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Rocker Gregg Allman dies at age 69; sang and lived the blues

Allman struggled for years with alcohol, heroin and other drugs, and entered treatment for them numerous times, before embarking on a path of recovery in the mid-1990s. Allman battled with drug use, a...

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Monday's Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview and Odds: Ducks at Predators

The 23-year-old center has seven points in 15 playoff games, almost as many as he had in the entire regular season (10). The Ducks won Game 4 against Nashville in overtime and controlled long stre...

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Texas House Rejects Attempts To Strengthen 'Bathroom Bill'

While the analysis of the House-passed plan simply gives senators a numerical starting point for their own work, it also made the Republican health care drive a fatter target for Democratic attacks. "...

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Holiday Weekend Has Authorities Warning Drivers

Holiday Weekend Has Authorities Warning Drivers

A million more drivers are expected on the road from a year ago. Most types of travel have seen increases such as driving, flying, trains, and buses. Preparations are being made to ensure the holida...

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GOP Focus on Lowering Health Premiums May Undermine Benefits

The House Republican plan provides several ways to try to do that, including so-called "high-risk pools " - insurance of last resort that has not worked well in the past. "To actually protect s...

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Trump pushes aside Montenegro PM, who calls it 'natural'

Trump's comments may disappoint some officials in Europe who had hoped that the United States of America president would offer a public endorsement of NATO's mutual-defense doctrine at the ceremony ...

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Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

While lawmakers and analysts criticize the U.S. Government " s draft budget due to its unrealistic predictions and social cuts, the Donald Trump Administration defends it as an initiative focused ...

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Supreme Court Finds North Carolina Gerrymandered Two Districts to Dilute Black Vote

Justice Samuel Anthony Alito Jr. concurred in part and dissented in part in an opinion joined by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Justice Anthony M. Before Republican legislators put the...

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Why Trump's travel ban deserved another thumping

Why Trump's travel ban deserved another thumping

The last time a major immigration case reached the Supreme Court, in an appeal by the Obama administration seeking to enforce a broad directive to delay deportation of more than 4 million undocument...

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Phoenix police: Comicon suspect threatened police, performer

Phoenix police: Comicon suspect threatened police, performer

Officers working at the venue were alerted to a suspicious man making threats against police on social media, with the postings including photos of officers working at the event. Sgt. Mercedes Fortun...

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Rep. Bass Statement on Trump's "Stop Deciding To Be Poor" Budget

Mulvaney told the House Budget Committee that "receipts now are coming a little bit slower than expected". The State Department and the Environmental Protection Agency would each see their budge...

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The Trump-Russia probe is now investigating a possible cover-up

The Trump-Russia probe is now investigating a possible cover-up

The hearing will be scheduled after the 29 May Memorial Day holiday, the committee's statement said. Trump's Oval Office meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian Ambassador ...

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US President accused of asking FBI Chief to drop Flynn inquiry

US President accused of asking FBI Chief to drop Flynn inquiry

Subpoenas for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn piled up Wednesday as the House intelligence committee pressured Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russia's meddling in the ...

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(Unofficial) May 25, 2017 Special Congressional Election Results

Montana Republican Greg Gianforte's congressional campaign has raised $100,000 and counting in the hours since he allegedly "body-slammed" Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs . While Quist was outspoke...

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Summer heat ahead of Memorial Day storms

Sunday looks to be cool and cloudy with a high only in the upper 60s. Overall, Saturday looks quite pleasant. SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy skies and scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will b...

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Trump appears to shove Montenegro PM at Nato meet

Trump appears to shove Montenegro PM at Nato meet

Yesterday was an opportunity to the American president to reassure our partners overseas about our partnerships and commitments. At one point, Trump's references to spending ahead of the meeting cause...

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Macron unfazed by Trump handshake

The reaction to the telegenic pair's encounter in the picturesque, hillside town of Taormina , immortalised by Macron himself who tweeted a video of their meeting, provided some light relief from a s...

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Graduates walk out on Pence at Notre Dame commencement

Members of a student activist group called We Stand For staged the protest in support of "marginalised people affected by Pence's politics", according to a Facebook post urging students to j...

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Turkey demands US fire envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds

Turkey demands US fire envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds

Witnesses claim the the scuffle broke out when the Turkish president's security attacked protesters carrying the flag of the Kurdish PYD party outside the residence. The US state department said Turki...

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