• GOP's Heller won't back Senate health care bill
GOP's Heller won't back Senate health care bill

As we know, the bill was written behind closed doors by Senate Republicans and many Americans, including Sen. Once promised as a top-to-bottom revamp of the health bill passed by the House last month, the Senate bill instead maintains its structure, with modest adjustments.

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  • Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case Goes to Jury
Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case Goes to Jury

He says what they did was consensual. Mr Cosby denies the charge and his lawyer has said she agreed to sex. In a surprising move, Steele also admonished the Montgomery County D.A.'s Office for not bringing charges against Cosby sooner, saying it was a "failure".

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  • Bear kills 16-year-old race participant in Alaska
Bear kills 16-year-old race participant in Alaska

This week, two men met their fate at the paws of two separate black bears in what can only be described as incredibly rare and unusual attacks. Patrick Cooper of Anchorage had run midway up Bird Ridge - the end point for junior racers - and was heading back down when he phoned his brother just after noon Sunday to say he was being chased by a...

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  • Huge, Homely Mastiff Named Martha Wins World's Ugliest Dog
Huge, Homely Mastiff Named Martha Wins World's Ugliest Dog

Martha is officially the victor of the 29th World's Ugliest Dog contest as part of the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California. He has lost his hearing and sight but his sense of smell is strong and he was enjoying all the smells the fairground offered - including funnel cakes and other fried goodies.

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  • Deadlocked Bill Cosby jury instructed to resume deliberations Friday
Deadlocked Bill Cosby jury instructed to resume deliberations Friday

There is no rule on how many times O'Neill can order jurors back to work under the Allen Charge . However, jurors will only determine if Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted Andrea Constand , the central accuser in the case against Cosby and former director of operations for Temple's women's basketball team, in his suburban Philadelphia...

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  • Bill Cosby's Fate Now Rests in the Hands of the Jury
Bill Cosby's Fate Now Rests in the Hands of the Jury

He says what they did was consensual. "I was really nervous and wasn't able to recall every particular moment that I had seen Mr. Cosby in order of dates", she explained. She sat in the front row of the courtroom. He said Constand was always clear on the key facts: Cosby gave her unidentified pills he suggested were herbal, and then sexua...

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  • China celebrates International Yoga Day
China celebrates International Yoga Day

Many AR, CRPF and CISF personnel also took part in observing the International Day of Yoga. From the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu in Peru and the Great Wall in China to Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan in Lucknow and Connaught Place in Delhi, the sound of ‘Om reverberated through India and the world in celebration of the traditional fitness regim...

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  • Di Maria fined £1.76m and sentenced to one year in prison
Di Maria fined £1.76m and sentenced to one year in prison

Real Madrid is targeting Alexis Sanchez, a player who played for Barcelona from 2011 to 2014, according to reports in Don Balon. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is also being caught up in an alleged tax fraud case dating back to his time in Madrid , while Barcelona forward Lionel Messi also had a trial on the matter a year a...

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  • Otto Warmbier: North Korea denies mistreating USA student
Otto Warmbier: North Korea denies mistreating USA student

North Korea denied torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier on Friday, deeming the cause of his death a " mystery ". But the spokesman, whom state news did not identify, said that American doctors who flew to Pyongyang to evacuate Mr.

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  • Scalise shooter had list of Republican lawmakers' names in his pocket
Scalise shooter had list of Republican lawmakers' names in his pocket

Scalise remains hospitalized, and his condition was upgraded to fair on Wednesday. The names on the list included Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala.; Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C.; and Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.) at least 10 times over the past year, a Bost spokesman said, calling the emails and phone calls negative but not threatening. Hogkinson was an unemployed ...

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  • Jamie Foxx finds dating tough at 49
Jamie Foxx finds dating tough at 49

You're gonna be famous", Foxx recalled. Speaking on the Graham Norton Show , Foxx says that both men met each other during a radio show in LA, and after taking a shine to the musician, Foxx was more than happy to give Sheeran some help as he tried to break into the industry.

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  • Two escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee
Two escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee

The pursuit that led to the fugitives' capture began after they dumped a Ford pickup, stolen in Morgan County, in Moore County, Tenn., and then stole a vehicle, authorities said. Following their tracks and footprints, authorities discovered the inmates took a 2008 white Ford F-250 pickup from a rural business in Madison, Georgia , sometime betwe...

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  • Jurors begin deliberations in Cosby trial
Jurors begin deliberations in Cosby trial

The fate of Bill Cosby June 12, 2017 lay in the hands of a United States jury who deliberated over dinner and into the night on whether or not the disgraced entertainer sexually assaulted a woman at his home more than 13 years ago. "Don't let her declare victim", lawyer Brian McMonagle implored the 12-person jury, who have been sequestered thro...

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  • North Korea censures USA for 'smear campaign' over student's death
North Korea censures USA for 'smear campaign' over student's death

North Korea has denied torturing a U.S. student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma . Otto Warmbier speaks to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea. Strahan pushed back, saying Warmer was in flawless health before heading to North Korea but Rodman pivoted, repeating that he didn't know he was "sic...

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  • Tropical storm's remnants to bring heavy rain to Arkansas
Tropical storm's remnants to bring heavy rain to Arkansas

Heavy rain was forecast to spread over the Tennessee and OH valleys on Thursday , then move Friday and Saturday into the central Appalachians. In addition, severe weather with isolated tornadoes will still be a possibility for areas along the Tennessee Valley and Mid-Atlantic.

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  • Megyn Kelly defends Alex Jones interview, calls Sandy Hook denial 'revolting'
Megyn Kelly defends Alex Jones interview, calls Sandy Hook denial 'revolting'

Veteran journalist Megyn Kelly began her new NBC News show, " Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly ", with a one-on-one with Russian President Vladimir Putin . Kelly told The Associated Press on Tuesday, June 13 that she respects Sandy Hook Promise's decision to drop her from a Wednesday event in Washington, but is disappointed.

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  • Funeral for United States college student who died after North Korean detention
Funeral for United States college student who died after North Korean detention

Otto Warmbier, the American college student who spent 17 months in detention in North Korea, died on June 19, 2017 in Cincinnati, Ohio, his family said in a statement. China's state-run Global Times newspaper said Chinese officials must be wary that Warmbier's death might push Washington to put greater pressure on Beijing, but China would not act...

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  • Bottas tops final Azerbaijan practice, Vettel suffers problems
Bottas tops final Azerbaijan practice, Vettel suffers problems

It was also a sweet moment for Hamilton's mechanics, considering how hard Friday's practice had been. "What happens is, you run wide, it takes you ages to get into reverse, you reverse, and by the time you've reversed and got it back into first gear and gone off, your tyres have dropped way, way out of the window", he sighed.

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  • Republicans unveil health bill at Senate
Republicans unveil health bill at Senate

Look forward to making it really special! House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., was urging Democrats to post stories on social media on constituents whose health care coverage would be threatened. The Senate bill would also erase the tax penalties Obama's 2010 law imposes on people who don't purchase insurance. The nonpartisan Cong...

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  • Russia Warships And Submarine Fire Cruise Missiles At Syria
Russia Warships And Submarine Fire Cruise Missiles At Syria

The ministry stressed that Russia's advanced diesel-electric Krasnodar submarine carried out launches of cruise missiles while submerged. Both Russia and Iran are pivotal allies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and have helped the regime recapture large swathes of territory, especially in and around large population centres in western Syri...

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  • Door still open to reverse Brexit, says Macron
Door still open to reverse Brexit, says Macron

PARIS She wants to escape the European Union, he wants to embolden it. Some of the French crowd joined in with the English anthem. - France and the United Kingdom are considering imposing fines on social media companies "that fail to take action" against terrorist propaganda and violent content, under a joint anti-terror campaign announced Tue...

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  • Charlie Sheen sued by ex for exposure to HIV
Charlie Sheen sued by ex for exposure to HIV

Charlie Sheen is once again being sued by a woman who claims the actor lied about being HIV-positive and exposed her to the virus during unprotected sex. Jane Doe also claims that Sheen admitted to her that he was being sued by other women for having unprotected sex with them without divulging his HIV-positive status, and then made some odd comme...

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  • What to expect in Cullman from Tropical Storm Cindy
What to expect in Cullman from Tropical Storm Cindy

The Storm Prediction Center has issued a tornado watch valid until 10 p.m. CDT for portions of eastern Louisiana , central and southern MS and Alabama . The tornado threat extends through tonight, June 22, from the lower MS and Tennessee Valley regions to the central Gulf Coast. Cindy developed from a monsoonal low-pressure system near Central ...

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  • Storm Cindy continues to cause destruction
Storm Cindy continues to cause destruction

A storm surge of 1 to 3 feet above ground level is expected along the coast in portions of the Tropical Storm Warning area. Cindy has also dumped 12-inches or more of rain in some of the hardest hit areas. The center of the dying tropical storm could pass near Washington by Saturday morning and move off Massachusett's Cape Cod on Saturday evening...

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  • Spoiler: Former ROH Star Makes WWE NXT Debut
Spoiler: Former ROH Star Makes WWE NXT Debut

Fish had previously reached a new short-term agreement with Ring of Honor when his contract came up at the end of previous year. His reDRagon tag team partner Kyle O'Reily left ROH a few months before . While Fish is at the NXT tapings tonight, O'Reilly's status is totally unknown as of this time. Stoked to see Bobby Fish in NXT? It is g...

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  • Aaron Carter Hospitalized After Fan Body-Shames Him
Aaron Carter Hospitalized After Fan Body-Shames Him

His pictures on the wheelchair had the caption, " I'll recover ". In a series of lamenting tweets , he revealed that he had overheard one female fan who said he looked like he had cancer. Poor guy. Literally two hours later, Aaron returned to Twitter to simply type the letters "E.R". He added: "I'm sorry I'm not fat enough". "For my fake fa...

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  • Chase Elliott destroys auto in final NASCAR practice at Sonoma
Chase Elliott destroys auto in final NASCAR practice at Sonoma

The Tel-Aviv resident is not setting any specific goal for qualifying, but he's confident there's the potential for a very good race on Sunday in the Toyota / Save Mart 350. A loss for crew chief: Seven-time championship-winning crew chief Chad Knaus was oddly calm even though his race notes for star driver Jimmie Johnson this weekend had been...

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  • London tower blocks evacuated over fire concerns
London tower blocks evacuated over fire concerns

So far, Camden Council has been the only local authority known to have asked residents to leave as a precaution. UK Prime Minister Theresa May this week apologized for the authorities' "failure" in the initial aftermath and promised more help.

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  • Andrea Constand Thanks Supporters After Bill Cosby Mistrial: 'I Am Eternally Grateful'
Andrea Constand Thanks Supporters After Bill Cosby Mistrial: 'I Am Eternally Grateful'

Constand told jurors Cosby gave her pills that made her woozy and then violated her as she lay paralyzed on a couch, unable to tell him to stop. One of Bill Cosby's accuser's reacts at the Montgomery County Courthouse after a mistrial the Bill Cosby sexual assault case in Norristown , Pa., Saturday, June 17, 2017.

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  • Flash Flood Watch in effect starting 2 am Friday
Flash Flood Watch in effect starting 2 am Friday

A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed Wednesday by a log washed ashore by storm surge from Cindy, which spun bands of severe weather ashore from the Florida panhandle to east Texas as it churned ever closer to the Gulf coast.

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  • Defence won All Blacks the game - Read
Defence won All Blacks the game - Read

It's won, we will get back to the drawing board next week. A late try from Rhys Webb and subsequent made friendlier reading of the scoreline, but Gatland suggests that the All Backs' tactics caught his team off guard. "It could have gone either way in some stages", Read said. Playing his first match in nearly eight weeks, the 31-year-old numb...

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  • USA shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border - statement
USA shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border - statement

On several occasions in recent weeks, warplanes of the US -led coalition have also struck pro-government forces to prevent them advancing from the Al Tanf garrison in southeastern Syria at a spot where the country's borders join Iraq and Jordan.

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  • Bill Cosby Verdict Likely Not Guilty, Say Some Experts
Bill Cosby Verdict Likely Not Guilty, Say Some Experts

Constand claimed Cosby placed her on a couch, touched her breasts, forced her to touch his penis and performed digital penetration all without her consent. Sequestered, they are now entering their third day of deliberations. The defense insisted throughout the trial that Constand hid the fact the two had a romantic relationship before the 2004...

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  • Bill Cosby Tweets Thanks to Supporters Outside Courthouse
Bill Cosby Tweets Thanks to Supporters Outside Courthouse

O'Neill warned Cosby that if he does declare a mistrial later, and prosecutors retry the case, Cosby can not then argue a double jeopardy defense. The jurors have deliberated for 40 hours already and it is unclear exactly what the deadlock is about.

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  • Friday: A dog day at work
Friday: A dog day at work

Spread the word on social media using hashtag #takeyourdogtoworkday. But on the day the team also took a moment to remember dogs they had adopted that have sadly passed away. "Many scientific studies have concluded that the presence of pets can substantially reduce a person's stress level in the workplace". "They make us laugh, they make us smi...

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