• North Korea denies mistreatment of U.S. captive Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies mistreatment of U.S. captive Otto Warmbier

His parents decided against an autopsy , and the funeral went ahead with 2,500 mourners on Thursday . Vagonis, who dated Warmbier for more than a year before he left for North Korea , recalled how the two met at a party at Warmbier's apartment, where she noticed his "insane" tie collection.

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  • Pence hires veteran Washington lawyer to handle Russian Federation probe
Pence hires veteran Washington lawyer to handle Russian Federation probe

Dowd, 76, joins longtime Trump lawyer Marc Kasowitz; Jay Sekulow, the TV face of the team , who's doing a "full Ginsburg" blitz oftomorrow's Sunday shows ; and Mark Corallo , a Justice Department alumnus who was Rep. Caldwell Butler , a Republican congressman, during Watergate, and was also special counsel to Senator Paul S. Tribble Jr . ...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy Knocks Out Power to Thousands
Tropical Storm Cindy Knocks Out Power to Thousands

A turn toward the northeast is expected. In Alabama , where Gov. Kay Ivey urged residents to stay alert for risky weather , two tornado warnings were issued in the Birmingham and Tuscaloosa areas. At least one death is already being blamed on the storm, a 10-year-old boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed yesterday by a log thrown ...

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  • 'Small gesture' for Big Papi: Boston names street for Ortiz
'Small gesture' for Big Papi: Boston names street for Ortiz

But he did more than gaze. Boston personalities from Dustin Pedroia to Rob Gronkowski to comedians and actors gathered at a nightclub near Fenway for The Roast of David Ortiz . There's something really cool about that. The Sox will retired #34 tonight in his honor. Sandy Leon drove in four runs with a two-run homer and two-run double, and...

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  • South Korean leader observes missile test
South Korean leader observes missile test

North Korea's last rocket engine test came in March and was apparently timed to coincide with the visit of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Beijing, where he warned that regional tensions had reached a "dangerous level". North Korea has tested several new missile systems this year in an accelerated effort to strengthen its nuclear weapons and...

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  • Another leadership test for Pelosi
Another leadership test for Pelosi

Along with Archie Parnell's loss Tuesday night in a SC special House election, Democrats have now lost four straight specials this year where at least some within the party saw the chance for an upset. Bush's presidency and the first two years of Barack Obama's. "I think our leadership owes us an explanation for what's gone on in these four electio...

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  • Health care bill protesters stage
Health care bill protesters stage "die-in" outside McConnell's office

Many of those participating in the sit-in were disabled, and one protester held a sign reading "Capping Medicaid = death 4 disabled". Online footage of the protest shows Capitol Hill Police lifting protesters from the floor outside McConnell's office.

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  • 40 days later Trump admits: No Comey tapes
40 days later Trump admits: No Comey tapes

The House Intelligence Committee, one of the congressional panels probing the Russian alleged collusion, had set a deadline for Friday to turn over any tapes the White House might have. Spicer noted that Comey "had been honest and told the president on three separate occasions that he wasn't under investigation". "No. No. Next question", said Tru...

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  • Protesters outside McConnell's office
Protesters outside McConnell's office

According to NBC News , the protest was organized by ADAPT , a non-profit that advocates for the rights of people with disabilities. It would also limit, beginning in 2020, the federal funds that states get each year for Medicaid. McConnell typically uses offices reserved for members of Senate leadership, which are located in the main Senate buil...

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  • Trump now under suspicion of obstruction of justice
Trump now under suspicion of obstruction of justice

Sekulow defending Trump was nothing new. How do you know? In testimony before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday, Rosenstein pledged that Mueller would maintain his independence and said he would not follow orders to fire the special counsel unless he believes "those are lawful and appropriate orders".

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  • Anti-sharia demonstrators hold rallies in cities across the country
Anti-sharia demonstrators hold rallies in cities across the country

The group said it supports the rights of those subject to Shariah law and opposes discrimination. Fallbrook resident Ed Schildmeier said he participated in the same rally because he views the spread of radical Islam as "the greatest threat to mankind ever".

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  • Conservatives on Twitter hilariously mock Democrats' 'moral victory' in Georgia special election
Conservatives on Twitter hilariously mock Democrats' 'moral victory' in Georgia special election

The apparent effectiveness of that messaging suggested to some that the 77-year-old Californian could be a liability for Democrats as they aim to regain their majority. "We as Democrats have to come to terms with the fact that we lost again", said Rep. Seth Moulton , D-Mass. So it's time for change. "Although I will say one thing: Maybe it sho...

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  • To face flood threat by storm Cindy
To face flood threat by storm Cindy

Tricia Hayes records images of unusually large waves created by Tropical Storm Cindy on Bolivar Peninsula, Texas , Wednesday , June 21, 2017. Downgraded to a tropical depression, Cindy was weakening as it headed north through Louisiana toward Arkansas but a broad circulation around the system swept moist Gulf air over the South, fueli...

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  • Is Sean Spicer Leaving The White House Podium?
Is Sean Spicer Leaving The White House Podium?

Spicer was the first one to face the music in lieu of White House's strategies that were unfocused most of the time. Spicer is far too easy to make fun of, so in a way, I'm going to miss having him around. Clinton retweeted Klaas, attacking the White House. When asked Tuesday if Trump believed Russian Federation interfered with the 2016 preside...

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  • Jurors Acquit Ex Cop Who Fatally Shot Sylville Smith
Jurors Acquit Ex Cop Who Fatally Shot Sylville Smith

The jury , which was sequestered, began deliberations on Tuesday - less than a year after the shooting in northwest Milwaukee. Heaggan-Brown then allegedly raped the man and left him at a hospital the next day. Heaggan-Brown was sacked from the Milwaukee Police Department last fall on sexual assault charges, according to the New York Times . T...

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  • A new development has been made in Brendan Dassey's case
A new development has been made in Brendan Dassey's case

As seen in the documentary, Dassey was convicted in 2007 of helping his uncle murder Teresa Halbach , but his confession was very clearly coerced. The amount of gas in Teresa Halbach's Toyota RAV4 when it was found, an unedited video of a police flyover of the Avery salvage yard, and a CD containing a voicemail from Teresa Halbach were withheld,...

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  • Remnants Of Cindy: Heavy Rain, Storms Expected In Middle Tennessee
Remnants Of Cindy: Heavy Rain, Storms Expected In Middle Tennessee

Here is a more detailed weekend weather outlook. A complex weather pattern today, including the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy , is likely to dump heavy rains in parts of Upstate New York today. This afternoon the skies will be clear and it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 82 degrees and a chance of precipitation at 20 percent, the NWS...

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  • Attorneys general to sue over foreign payments to Trump hotels, sources say
Attorneys general to sue over foreign payments to Trump hotels, sources say

The lawsuit will claim that Trump is "deeply enmeshed with a legion of foreign and domestic government actors". The attorneys general allege that Trump violated anti-corruption clauses in the USA constitution and broken promises to keep his public and private business interests separate, the Post also reported .

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  • Two Injured In Tulsa Motorcycle Crash
Two Injured In Tulsa Motorcycle Crash

At 12:05 p.m. Saturday, the Wyoming Department of Public Safety responded to an accident in the 2100 block of 28th Street SW. Police say the crash occurred when a vehicle cut in front of the motorcycle Friedhoff was riding, making contact with the front tire, causing the bike to go down.

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  • White House Correspondents Unhappy With Limits on News Briefings
White House Correspondents Unhappy With Limits on News Briefings

CNN has been particularly critical about the limited press access on briefings more recently, and Stelter told Brooke Baldwin on-air this afternoon--following CNN's airing of the full briefing audio--that this was about "getting creative".

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