• Trump, Meeting with Health Care 'Victims,' Declares Obamacare 'Dead'
Trump, Meeting with Health Care 'Victims,' Declares Obamacare 'Dead'

During his remarks, which lasted about half an hour, Trump framed his plan as a way to make good on his pledge to put "America first", saying expensive US entanglements overseas have distracted the country from its goals of spurring job growth.

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  • US Secret Service says it does not have any White House tapes
US Secret Service says it does not have any White House tapes

The issue could be crucial for the president amid allegations - though not formal accusations - that he has sought to obstruct the investigation into possible collusion by his advisors in Russian interference in last year's presidential election.

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  • Pentagon chief turns up heat on North Korea and China
Pentagon chief turns up heat on North Korea and China

In his speech, Mattis acknowledged the hard diplomacy involved in getting China to act against North Korea , a longtime trade partner that shares a border. "We can not accept Chinese actions that impinge on the interests of the worldwide community, undermining the rules-based order that has benefited all countries represented here today", Mattis s...

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  • Trump to push Obamacare repeal in lunch with senators
Trump to push Obamacare repeal in lunch with senators

US President Donald Trump says changes to the Affordable Care Act need to be improved. President Obama's Affordable Care Act increased taxes on the wealthy, prescription drug companies, and health insurance companies in order to expand health care to 20 million additional people.

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  • Sessions: Russian Collusion An 'Appalling And Detestable Lie'
Sessions: Russian Collusion An 'Appalling And Detestable Lie'

He disputed that his involvement in Comey's firing violated the recusal. He said the intelligence agency needed a "fresh start" as it had "problems", adding that Mr Comey had caused "controversy on both sides of the aisle". "Because you're invoking executive privilege ", Heinrich said. Sessions said he knew Kislyak had been at the Mayflower t...

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  • Jeff Sessions to publicly testify on James Comey's firing
Jeff Sessions to publicly testify on James Comey's firing

Sessions, among the earliest high-profile backers of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, will appear days after explosive testimony by ousted FBI director James Comey suggested Trump sought to interfere with the sprawling Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'
Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'

He acknowledged being at the event and said he had conversations with those there, but did not remember any with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Sessions hedged nearly all of his answers about whether/when he met with Russians, or why he was involved in firing Comey, or how he feels about the president's decisions, with: " I don't recall "...

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  • Judge will decide fate in Michelle Carter trial
Judge will decide fate in Michelle Carter trial

Opening statements are underway in the bench trial of a MA woman charged with manslaughter for sending her boyfriend text messages encouraging him to kill himself. The defense plans to present testimony from Dr. Peter Breggin, a psychiatrist, who will argue that Carter was "involuntarily intoxicated" by antidepressants she should not have been ...

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  • Spotsylvania Legion auxiliary celebrates Flag Day
Spotsylvania Legion auxiliary celebrates Flag Day

Don't let you flag become frayed or faded. In 1885, school teacher BJ Cigrand encouraged his students to observe June 14 as the "Flag Birthday" in Waubeka, Wisconsin. President Taft's executive order of June 24, 1912 established proportions of the flag and the arrangement of the stars would be in six horizontal rows of eight each and the single p...

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  • Sheriff: Georgia inmates overpowered, disarmed slain guards
Sheriff: Georgia inmates overpowered, disarmed slain guards

The sheriff's office said that a preliminary investigation indicated that as many as two correctional officers, working a detail in Putnam County, were killed around 5 a.m. Deal said of the officers: "The selflessness and courage of these two fearless souls will not be forgotten, nor will their sacrifice and service". He was emotional as he describ...

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  • American Student Otto Warmbier Released From North Korean Prison
American Student Otto Warmbier Released From North Korean Prison

WATCH: North Korea warns of "bigger gift package" for U.S. According to Washington Post , Warmbier's parents say he had been medically evacuated from North Korea on Tuesday. Warmbier's condition, out of respect to him and the family". The announcement comes as former professional basketball player Dennis Rodman is paying a return visi...

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  • Iranian Security Forces Arrest 41 Daesh Members Following Deadly Tehran Attacks
Iranian Security Forces Arrest 41 Daesh Members Following Deadly Tehran Attacks

Eight more individuals were also arrested on suspicion of providing backup for the five terrorists who carried out the June 7 attacks in Tehran . The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for dual attacks Wednesday on Iran's parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini .

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  • McCain: Obama better than Trump 'as far as American leadership is concerned'
McCain: Obama better than Trump 'as far as American leadership is concerned'

The Arizona senator grew annoyed when asked by a reporter what message he thinks Trump is sending to the UK. "I think it's reaching a point where it's of 'Watergate size and scale, ' and a couple of other scandals that you and I have seen".

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  • Northam wins Democratic nomination for governor
Northam wins Democratic nomination for governor

Reeves and 10.60 percent for House of Delegates member Glenn R. Davis Jr. He struggled to gain traction through most of the gubernatorial raced but seized on the removal of Confederate and white-supremacist monuments in New Orleans this spring, promising to protect Virginia's Confederate statues if he was elected governor.

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  • Georgia prison guards killed in escape, 2 inmates on the loose
Georgia prison guards killed in escape, 2 inmates on the loose

WSB reports that the authorities are looking for 24-year-old Ricky Dubose and 43-year-old Donnie Russell Crowe. Sills said the two inmates got a head start by taking and tossing the Honda driver's cellphone and leaving the other 31 prisoners locked inside the bus.

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  • Tillerson: North Korea releases US college student
Tillerson: North Korea releases US college student

Tillerson added that discussions are still ongoing with North Korea "regarding three other USA citizens reported detained". North Korea announced Mr Warmbier's arrest in late January 2016, saying he committed an anti-state crime with "the tacit connivance of the U.S.

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  • American Legion Retires Flags Ahead Of Flag Day
American Legion Retires Flags Ahead Of Flag Day

I like to tell people I consider the flag to be the fabric of our nation. He wants to make sure everyone sees how to respectfully get rid of a flag. A flag should be destroyed in a dignified manner, preferably by burning, when it becomes too worn to display.

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  • Cosby trial: Defence rests after one witness
Cosby trial: Defence rests after one witness

Cosby in order of dates", she explained. In that case he gave damaging testimony, but it did not become public until 2015. Cosby was painted as a predator and callous manipulator by the prosecution, while the defence portrayed him as a lover and kindly mentor.

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  • Mattis Says Congress Needs To Up Its Game On Defense Spending
Mattis Says Congress Needs To Up Its Game On Defense Spending

Reuters reported in late April that Trump's administration was carrying out a review of Afghanistan and conversations were revolving around sending between 3,000 and 5,000 us and coalition troops to Afghanistan. A lorry bomb explosion in Kabul last month killed more than 150 people, making it the deadliest attack in the Afghan capital since the ...

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  • Father accused of rubbing hot sauce into eyes of 2-month-old
Father accused of rubbing hot sauce into eyes of 2-month-old

A Minnesota man is accused of abusing his 2-month-old daughter, including rubbing hot sauce and cayenne pepper in her eyes and blocking her airway until she turned blue, the Duluth News Tribune reports . Foltz told police that he originally blamed his son because he felt his wife would leave him for what he had done to the baby. Shawn Foltz conf...

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