• Tropical storm warning expanded along Gulf Coast
Tropical storm warning expanded along Gulf Coast

A tropical storm warning is in effect along the USA coast from Louisiana's Cameron Parish and east to the mouth of the Pearl River, which borders Mississippi. In the past, even if the hurricane center thought a system had a high chance of developing, it couldn't issue watches and warnings. The storm, now designated as "Potential Tropical Cycl...

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  • McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to NKorea
McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to NKorea

Added Secretary of State Rex Tillerson:"We hold North Korea accountable for Otto Warmbier's unjust imprisonment, and demand the release of three other Americans who have been illegally detained". North Korea's demands include a peace treaty to officially end the Korean War and the removal of USA troops from the Korean Peninsula. The Universit...

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  • U.S. top court finds law banning offensive trademarks unconstitutional
U.S. top court finds law banning offensive trademarks unconstitutional

Today's ruling marks the end of a legal saga that started nearly eight years ago when the United States Trademark and Patent Office attempted to prevent The Slants , an Asian-American band, from trademarking their name on the grounds that " slants " disparages Asian Americans.

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  • South Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly
South Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly

In an emailed statement to USA Today , Young Pioneer Tours said the risk assessment "for Americans visiting North Korea has become to high", in light of Warmbier's death . The circumstances of Warmbier's detention in North Korea and what medical treatment he may have received there remained a mystery, but relatives have said his condition sug...

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  • Brexit talks start with smiles, focus on tough issues
Brexit talks start with smiles, focus on tough issues

Once sufficient progress is made on the initial set of issues, talks would continue on Britain's new relations with the EU. Davis said the talks were off to a "promising start" and denied that Britain had caved in on the sequencing of the talks.

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  • Tight Congressional Race In Georgia
Tight Congressional Race In Georgia

The former congressional staffer turned investigative filmmaker sticks to his practice of not naming President Donald Trump but tells backers "politics does not have to be about fear and hate and deception and division". baseball field, is "fighting for his life". But Handel has also benefited from millions of dollars in outside spending from...

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  • Ohio group vows to keep pressure on Indians logo
Ohio group vows to keep pressure on Indians logo

The ruling could also have implications for the NFL's Washington Redskins , whose name and logo are widely considered to be disparaging toward Native Americans . The Washington Redskins Attorney Lisa Blatt said the team was "thrilled" with the decision. A poll conducted previous year by The Washington Post found that 9 in 10 American In...

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  • Graduating senior calls out school's dress code in viral yearbook quote
Graduating senior calls out school's dress code in viral yearbook quote

DiPaolo told Yahoo that she became "a bit infamous " for fighting her school administration on its dress code. "The general consensus at my school - unless you're the principal - is that the dress code is ridiculous so people have loved the quote so far", she said.

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  • Law Banning Offensive Trademarks Unconstitutional
Law Banning Offensive Trademarks Unconstitutional

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (PTO) and subsequently the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) had denied registration for the trademark THE SLANTS on the grounds that it was allegedly disparaging. Justice Samuel Alito delivered the opinion of the court, explaining that the argument put forward by the USPTO that the registration of ...

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  • Pemberton native locked in tight Va. primary race
Pemberton native locked in tight Va. primary race

Gillespie is facing two challengers for the party nomination. In November, she will Justin Fairfax, an attorney from northern Virginia , who won the Democratic nomination. "I think it has bigger consequences than people imagine". "That's what's he does". Northam's campaign ran a more traditional campaign focused heavily on his biography - rural ...

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  • The Coca-Cola Company (KO) closed at $45.38 in the last trading session
The Coca-Cola Company (KO) closed at $45.38 in the last trading session

The company reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS ) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.01. Smithfield stated it has 0.26% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO). About 8,073 shares traded. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) shares were trading higher by 0.13 percent ($0.06) at $45.31 a piece in ...

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  • Seattle police release audio of woman's fatal shooting
Seattle police release audio of woman's fatal shooting

Her family members say not only was she several months pregnant, but insist she was too " tiny " to be an actual threat to the police officers. Officers are heard shouting "get back!" and the woman saying "do it! do it!" Within 10 seconds, there are sounds of a possible scuffle or rapid movement, and the officers shout "Get back!" Family members ...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy could form in the Gulf Tuesday
Tropical Storm Cindy could form in the Gulf Tuesday

Florida was the beneficiary of heavy rain over the weekend and on Monday. Tropical storm warnings have been issued for parts of the Louisiana coast after the formation of Potential Tropical Cyclone Three in the gulf. One of those two systems, the one farther out in the Atlantic, triggered the first-ever "Potential Tropical Cyclone" alert from the...

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  • Maryland and DC plan to sue Trump over foreign payments
Maryland and DC plan to sue Trump over foreign payments

The Trump Hotel in the nation's capital affects business in the Washington area and is part of the reason the lawsuit was filed by officials in the District of Columbia and Maryland , Mr Frosh said . It also notes Trump's long-term lease from the federal government of that hotel, in a historic post office. "Never in the history of t...

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  • New TV ads target Senate Republicans over health care
New TV ads target Senate Republicans over health care

Options open to the Democrats include using parliamentary moves to prevent committees from meeting for longer than two hours, which would make it hard for Republicans to schedule votes on even routine matters, CNN said . According to the Times, Chuck Schumer, the minority leader, said: "They're ashamed of the bill". "I have no problem with ...

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  • U.S. coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea
U.S. coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea

Doctors in Cincinnati said they found no active sign of botulism or evidence of beatings. Warmbier had not spoken or moved in any purposeful way since his return, a condition his doctors called " unresponsive wakefulness " also known as persistent vegetative state.

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  • Street performer dressed like bear assaulted in Boston
Street performer dressed like bear assaulted in Boston

Keytar Bear was forced into hibernation following several consecutive attacks , one of which broke his keytar, though fans rallied to crowdfund a new one so he could play on. You don't know if [I'm] black or white, you just see a little bear. "That it was racially driven", Baldwin said. "When witnesses attempted to intervene the suspects, hurle...

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  • Flo Rida Parties Hard With Shirtless Rob Gronkowski
Flo Rida Parties Hard With Shirtless Rob Gronkowski

The Summer of Gronk is an annual event , and this year it reportedly involved racking up a $100,000 bar tab at a casino in CT over the weekend. Gronk and his 20-person crew ended up racking up a bill for over $100,000 at Shrine at Foxwoods Resort Casino in CT, according to an itemized receipt obtained by TMZ Sports.

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  • Recording: Seattle Police Shout 'Get Back' Before Shooting Woman
Recording: Seattle Police Shout 'Get Back' Before Shooting Woman

At some point, police said , she displayed a knife and two officers shot and killed her. According to The Washington Post , Seattle police representative Detective Mark Jamieson told reporters that " police were familiar with Lyles and her apartment ", having interacted with Lyles within the last two weeks.

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  • Wounded Congressman sends Father's Day message via Twitter
Wounded Congressman sends Father's Day message via Twitter

Jack Sava, said he is expected to recover fully but will need "a period of healing and rehabilitation" after being discharged. "He underwent another surgery today, but continues to show signs of improvement", it said. They say he is able to communicate through notes, and signed the game ball from Friday's congressional baseball game. Hodgkinson...

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