• Capitol Hill Police Drag Disabled Protesters Out Of Wheelchairs
Capitol Hill Police Drag Disabled Protesters Out Of Wheelchairs

U.S. Capitol Police arrest a protestor against the Senate Republican's draft healthcare bill outside the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in Washington, DC, on June 22, 2017 . An analysis from the Congressional Budget Office indicates that the bill passed by the House would lead to $834 billion less in Medicaid spending over 10...

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  • Wounded GOP Rep Steve Scalise Out Of Intensive Care
Wounded GOP Rep Steve Scalise Out Of Intensive Care

When he arrived at MedStar Washington Hospital Center last Wednesday, the No. 3 House Republican "was as critical as can be", the hospital's director of trauma said . Scalise was the most seriously injured in the attack.The bullet pierced his pelvis, fracturing bones and injuring internal organs. Rep. Steve Scalise was shot June 14, 2017 in ...

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  • Droopy-faced Neapolitan mastiff Martha is crowned the mangiest mutt on earth
Droopy-faced Neapolitan mastiff Martha is crowned the mangiest mutt on earth

In a lighthearted contest often won by small dogs, this year's victor is a big surprise. Despite her imperfections, Martha was an endearing "gentle giant", Zindler said . Although numerous compliments Martha received were somewhat backhanded - an AP article described her as "gassy", and a New York Times story said she had uncontrollable dr...

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  • Qatar says demands by blockade states are not 'reasonable'
Qatar says demands by blockade states are not 'reasonable'

The Arab states have demanded Qatar cut any links to the Brotherhood and other groups they deem to be terrorist, ideological or sectarian. Qatar is also required to hand over opposition figures wanted by its three neighbors and Egypt .

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  • DHS' Jeanette Manfra: Russia Targeted Election Systems in 21 States
DHS' Jeanette Manfra: Russia Targeted Election Systems in 21 States

Priestap said Russian Federation has "for years" conducted influence campaigns "regarding our elections", but typically with things like half-true stories printed in media outlets. On Twitter , Trump challenged the Obama administration for failing to stop the Russians. "I can imagine that some do it deliberately, staging a chain of attacks in such...

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  • Virginia districts drawn to help GOP
Virginia districts drawn to help GOP

House seats over what would have been expected based on the average vote share in congressional districts across the country. The chief architect of a Republican legislative redistricting plan has previously said politics played a key role in drawing lines, but in ways that helped incumbents in both parties.

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  • China, US agree to aim for 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearization
China, US agree to aim for 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearization

Trump told Yang he looked forward to "enhancing cooperation" with China on the denuclearization of the North, the ministry said in a statement.On Wednesday Yang and top General Fang Fenghui met with Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis at the State Department to discuss North Korea and other regional issues.

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  • Trump Officially Under Investigation
Trump Officially Under Investigation

The probe by special counsel Robert Mueller, a former FBI chief, "marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin", The Washington Post had reported.

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  • Trump Signs Legislation Giving VA More Power to Fire Failed Employees
Trump Signs Legislation Giving VA More Power to Fire Failed Employees

The president says the law represents one of the biggest reforms to the VA in a generation or more. "We all remember the nightmare that veterans suffered during the VA scandals that were exposed a few years ago", Trump said , adding that "some of the employees involved in these scandals remained on the payrolls".

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  • Here's where key senators stand on the healthcare bill
Here's where key senators stand on the healthcare bill

Further complicating the issue for him is Nevada's Republican Governor, Brian Sandoval, an outspoken supporter of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion. As we've said, Obamacare isn't ideal. The president, who said he wanted the Senate bill to have more heart, predicted eventual success. Several other Republicans, including moderate ...

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  • Former Obama defense official: Russian Federation hacks are
Former Obama defense official: Russian Federation hacks are "political equivalent of 9/11"

President Trump appeared to acknowledge that Russian Federation attempted to influence the 2016 presidential election , but only so he could blame former president Barack Obama . "I don't see much evidence of a response". It's an fantastic thing. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway dismissed the reports that Russian Federation in any way i...

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  • Thunderbirds Pilot Injured in Air Show Accident is From Fort Lauderdale
Thunderbirds Pilot Injured in Air Show Accident is From Fort Lauderdale

Thunderbird accident at Dayton Airshow practice in OH on June 23, 2017 . An Air Force pilot from Fort Lauderdale was one of two injured Friday when a Thunderbirds jet crashed upon landing at an OH air show. ET. The pilot, Capt. Erik Gonsalves, had more than 1,600 flight hours, as well as combat experience, Heard said. The Dayton Daily New...

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  • Tigers top Beavers - advance to CWS finals
Tigers top Beavers - advance to CWS finals

The LSU Tigers will face off against the Florida Gators in the College World Series Finals. For starters, a program finally dethroned Oregon State, the No. "Our sports information director told the team the story of the 1989 team that had to beat a 58-5 Texas A&M team twice in the same day to come to Omaha , and they did", LSU coach Paul Mainie...

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care
Rep. Steve Scalise out of intensive care

Rep. Steve Scalise was shot June 14, 2017 in Alexandria, Virginia, a House colleague told CNN, in what sources are calling an apparent "deliberate attack". Doctors said he had arrived at the hospital last Wednesday at imminent risk of death. Originally listed as critical, his condition has improved over the past week and a half.

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  • PM Modi arrives in US on second leg of 3-nation visit
PM Modi arrives in US on second leg of 3-nation visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today left for the USA for his first meeting with President Donald Trump after concluding his brief visit to Portugal during which the two nations signed 11 agreements. Modi, who arrived in the United States capital today, was welcomed with loud cheers and applause by the Indian community members who were waiting ou...

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  • The White House Banned Cameras… So CNN Sent a Sketch Artist
The White House Banned Cameras… So CNN Sent a Sketch Artist

In the past, Spicer has caused worldwide consternation by claiming Adolf Hitler did not use poisonous gases to kill Jews, and also appeared to hide among bushes at the White House to avoid being questioned on one of the many scandals involving the current USA administration.

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  • Lamb, Diamondbacks rally past Phillies 9-2
Lamb, Diamondbacks rally past Phillies 9-2

Ray is 6-0 over his last seven starts with a 1.31 ERA in that span. He had five strikeouts and four walks. "He was effective with all of his pitches at all times. The crowd of 40,557 on Star Wars Night was the largest at Chase Field since the home opener. The Phillies are a flawless 5-0 in their last five games in Arizona after winning last n...

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  • Tigers bash their way past Oregon State, head to CWS final
Tigers bash their way past Oregon State, head to CWS final

The Beavers (56-6) had two 23-game winning streaks and finished the season with a.903 winning percentage - the best since Texas' mark of.908 in 1982. "My mentality was just take this team as deep into the game as I can", Lange said. Papierski's first homer came in the bottom of the second inning, a three-run shot which gave the Tigers a 3-0 lead ...

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  • 'Making a Murderer': Brendan Dassey's confession overturned as 'involuntary'
'Making a Murderer': Brendan Dassey's confession overturned as 'involuntary'

Along with his uncle Steven Avery , Dassey was convicted of the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach . 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, she alleges.

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  • The Slants win Supreme Court case over disparaging trademarks
The Slants win Supreme Court case over disparaging trademarks

In a 39-page opinion that came with several concurrences, Justice Samuel Alito wrote that the rule - the so-called disparagement clause of Lanham Act's Section 2a - amounted to discrimination based on unpopular speech. But the biggest impact will be on the Redskins , which saw the registrations on their billion-dollar intellectual proper...

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