• China 'failed' to help on North Korea, says Donald Trump
China 'failed' to help on North Korea, says Donald Trump

During the bilateral talks Wednesday, the U.S.is expected to urge China to toughen global sanctions against North Korea , apart from focusing on ways to increase the pressure on Pyongyang to discontinue its nuclear tests. "I believe what Kim Jong Un would want the most is to have a security guarantee for his regime". But deep inside he is actually...

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  • Video of killing released after U.S. officer acquitted of manslaughter
Video of killing released after U.S. officer acquitted of manslaughter

But the polite conversation turns deadly in a matter of seconds, as Castile informs Yanez he has a gun in the vehicle. Mr Castile's family plan to file a civil lawsuit, while Officer Yanez will not return to active duty and will negotiate a "voluntary separation agreement", officials said .

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy expected to reach Gulf Coast tonight
Tropical Storm Cindy expected to reach Gulf Coast tonight

In their 8 a.m. advisory, National Hurricane Center forecasters said Cindy was located about 165 miles south, southwest of Morgan City, Louisiana and had picked up speed, moving to the northwest at 8 mph. A tornado watch covered the entire coast from southwestern Louisiana to near the Big Bend region of Florida. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards ...

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  • Trump not under probe for obstruction, lawyer says
Trump not under probe for obstruction, lawyer says

Later in the interview, Cuomo asked Sekulow why Trump's legal team had not directly asked Mueller whether the president was under investigation, suggesting that it was purposefully remaining ignorant on the question. And so, investigators will likely try to determine whether Trump indicated in that meeting that he'd already made his decision, and...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy churns toward Gulf Coast
Tropical Storm Cindy churns toward Gulf Coast

As Cindy pulls closer to land the tropical moisture feed off the Gulf of Mexico will gradually end. The Department of State Health Services Emergency Medical Task Force, Texas Military Forces Aircraft, and shelter and feeding teams were placed on standby.

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  • Senate to hold hearing expected to focus on Warmbier's death
Senate to hold hearing expected to focus on Warmbier's death

The U.S. spy satellites have detected new activity at North Korea's underground nuclear test sites, according to reports by CNN . Trump also thanked China for trying to resolve tensions with North Korea but declared that Beijing's "efforts" had failed.

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  • Video of killing released after Minnesota officer acquitted of manslaughter
Video of killing released after Minnesota officer acquitted of manslaughter

Castile is heard saying: 'Sir, I do have to tell you, I have a firearm on me.' It is said in a non-threatening tone. Yanez fired seven bullets at Castile , hitting him five times , after ordering the school cafeteria supervisor to pull his auto over because of a broken brake light.

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  • Cindy could create 3-foot storm surge near Gulf
Cindy could create 3-foot storm surge near Gulf

There were also reports of voluntary evacuations from some coastal communities in Texas, including the Bolivar Peninsula in Galveston County, which is close to where the storm is expected to hit land. Cindy's maximum sustained winds were near 60 miles per hour (96 kph) Wednesday morning with slight weakening expected to begin Thursday. Forecast...

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  • McConnell To Release Repeal And Replace Bill Thursday
McConnell To Release Repeal And Replace Bill Thursday

That has led to outrage among Democrats and bristling from Republicans . Schatz said he suspects Senate Republicans will try to push through their own version without amendments - but the Democratic lawmakers said they hope some of their Republican colleagues will insist on bipartisanship.

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  • Illinois lawmakers hold special session amid budget impasse
Illinois lawmakers hold special session amid budget impasse

IL has the lowest credit rating of any state, following two years without a full budget, but failing again could bring it down to junk bond status - something no state has ever dealt with. "We can all do better". There are, of course, differences. The Senate passed a two-year freeze, arguing a longer one would harm poor school districts.

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  • New York outlaws child marriage under 17
New York outlaws child marriage under 17

Laws in nearly every state allow children under age 18 to marry with parental and court consent or in the case of pregnancy, according to the Tahirih Justice Centre. Alex Hider is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk. The overwhelming majority of married children are girls, most of whom marry spouses who are older than they are-in some cas...

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  • Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman
Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman

At this point in the investigation, the FBI does not believe that these photographs represented surveillance of intended targets, though the release said the investigation into Hodgkinson's recent activities was ongoing. He approached Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) as Duncan was leaving the baseball field and asked whether the team playing was a Republi...

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  • Why some airplanes don't fly in high heat — Science Says
Why some airplanes don't fly in high heat — Science Says

The National Park Service cautioned tourists there about the "EXTREME SUMMER HEAT" in a warning on its website. National Weather Service meteorologist Kate Guillet said the temperatures are expected to remain hot through the rest of the week - though Tuesday was to be the peak day for heat.

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  • Michigan airport evacuated after police officer injured
Michigan airport evacuated after police officer injured

Travelers wait for information as police block traffic from Bishop International Airport during an evacuation Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Flint, Mich. Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick said in a statement to The New York Times that he has accepted a request from investors to step aside. Airport Director Craig Williams told The Flint Journ...

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  • Trump expected to reveal this week whether secret tapes exist
Trump expected to reveal this week whether secret tapes exist

Over the course of Donald Trump's first six months as president, briefings have become less frequent, shorter and increasingly off-camera. Since then, the White House had avoided answering whether or not such tapes actually exist. "I'm not going to get into private discussions that he's had", Spicer said. But it is also true that Trump has s...

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  • Spicer hasn't talked Russian Federation meddling with Trump
Spicer hasn't talked Russian Federation meddling with Trump

President Donald Trump reacting to poor reviews of Spicer's performance at the job tweeted about doing away with the briefings all together earlier this year. The former first daughter retweeted an Atlantic article about the waning press briefings in the White House, which included Bannon's alleged explanation, via text message, to a reporter: "...

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  • Family Declines Autopsy For US Student Otto Warmbier Released By North Korea
Family Declines Autopsy For US Student Otto Warmbier Released By North Korea

What they have published, however, is yet another screed against the United States, this one accusing America of creating the global refugee crisis triggered by mass migrations out of Syria, Iraq, and other war-torn Muslim countries in the Middle East and North Africa.

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  • Spicer confirms meetings with candidates to fill WH press jobs
Spicer confirms meetings with candidates to fill WH press jobs

Spicer had previously been reported to have been marked down for his appearance after his first press briefings , when it was claimed President Trump had demanded he wear darker suits. During past administrations, the press secretary spent hours prepping for the briefing, often by querying the president personally in order to speak properly on...

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  • Corker: 'I Cannot Possibly Imagine' Trump Would Fire Special Counsel
Corker: 'I Cannot Possibly Imagine' Trump Would Fire Special Counsel

To make it more hard, Trump's statements threaten to undercut their work. "I had so many things going", Trump reportedly told the news service. There's been no notification of an investigation. The president made a determination based on consult of advice. "So that's the constitutional threshold question here", Sekulow said.

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  • 'Bachelor in Paradise' cleared of misconduct allegations
'Bachelor in Paradise' cleared of misconduct allegations

Singer also clarified that filming was shut down because of complaints made by " Bachelor in Paradise " producers and crew members, not Olympios. The producer of ABC's " Bachelor in Paradise " says a review of videotape found no cast misconduct or danger to any contestant.

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