• U.S. student suffered 'extensive' brain damage in North Korea
U.S. student suffered 'extensive' brain damage in North Korea

Otto Warmbier, 22, has been in a coma since March 2016, shortly after he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour in North Korea , according to his family. "His neurological condition can be best described as a state of unresponsive wakefulness." He opens his eyes and blinks spontaneously but shows no signs of understanding language or responding...

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  • White House Previews Trump's Overhaul Of Cuba Policies
White House Previews Trump's Overhaul Of Cuba Policies

Last year, half a million Americans visited Cuba, more than triple the number compared with 2015. Airline companies were less forthcoming ahead of the announcement. The Trump administration started a Cuban policy review in February, which included several cabinet agencies that will develop regulations to enforce the White House's Cuba policy.

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  • US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions
US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions

Democrats and many Republicans have been pushing for the Senate to adopt a new Russian Federation sanctions measure in response to Russia's interference in the 2016 USA elections and after reports the Trump administration is considering easing sanctions on Moscow .

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  • Religious Refusal of Adoptions in Texas Now Law
Religious Refusal of Adoptions in Texas Now Law

Other states with similar prohibitions on prospective adoptive or foster parents include Alabama, Michigan, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Virginia. In Boston, Illinois, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, Catholic adoption agencies closed themselves down rather than be forced by the state to put children in homosexual-led households.

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  • 650000 fans at parade cheer Penguins for Stanley Cup win
650000 fans at parade cheer Penguins for Stanley Cup win

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby and the rest of the Pens visited PNC Park to take in a Pirates game Tuesday and they brought the Stanley Cup with them. Justin Schultz arrived in Pittsburgh 16 months ago as a reclamation project of sorts. OFFICE SHUFFLE: The raid on Pittsburgh's brain trust that helped put together two Cup winners has...

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  • Trump Picks Family Event Planner to Run NY-NJ HUD Programs
Trump Picks Family Event Planner to Run NY-NJ HUD Programs

Patton's personal ties to the current first family are said to stretch back to 2009, when she was first hired by Trump to become the former reality personality's "family event planner". "On behalf of every New Yorker who relies on NYCHA to survive, I ask you to start acting as such". President Donald Trump has reportedly appointed his family'...

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  • DC, Maryland Suing Trump Over Foreign Pay
DC, Maryland Suing Trump Over Foreign Pay

The lawsuit fully intends to seek out Trump's unreleased tax returns. The lawsuit alleges that Trump International Hotel in D.C. has taken customers away from businesses in Maryland and the capital. Constitutional scholars debate whether or not the Emoluments Clause applies to the president, or to businesses owned by him. The Maryland and D...

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  • Grocery store stocks plummet after Amazon-Whole Foods deal
Grocery store stocks plummet after Amazon-Whole Foods deal

In addition to other natural and organic grocers, it has cited pressure from restaurant chains, meal-delivery companies and traditional supermarkets such as Kroger.The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2017. Investors like the deal and think it will be good for the online retail giant, which has been expanding its grocery offerings. I...

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  • Trump friend says president considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller
Trump friend says president considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters later that Trump thought Sessions "did a very good job" and was especially "strong" on denying any collusion between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. Investigators are said to be looking into possible financial crimes among Trump associates as well, including money laundering, re...

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  • Uh Oh! Trump Is Reportedly Under Investigation For Obstruction Of Justice
Uh Oh! Trump Is Reportedly Under Investigation For Obstruction Of Justice

The president expressed annoyance about news reports that the probe is now believed to include an examination of whether he obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey , who had earlier led the Russian Federation investigation. A close Trump associate said this week the president was considering firing Mueller , although the White Hous...

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  • Trump friend floats possibility of his firing special counsel in Russian probe
Trump friend floats possibility of his firing special counsel in Russian probe

It's one thing that US President Donald Trump abused his power and fired FBI Director #James Comey for investigating his ties to Russian Federation, which is technically obstruction of justice and might just get him impeached , but now the President's friend Christopher Ruddy says he's thinking of firing #Robert Mueller, too.

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  • Escaped Georgia Prison Inmates Captured
Escaped Georgia Prison Inmates Captured

Gwyn said investigators believe both weapons have been found at the site where the men crashed the vehicle. Sheriff Sills says the two approached a man's home. "We are relieved to know that these two risky individuals have been taken off the streets, and the public is out of harm's way", said Georgia Department of Corrections Commissioner Greg Do...

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  • Mueller Meets With Lawmakers to Avoid Conflicts in Russia Probes
Mueller Meets With Lawmakers to Avoid Conflicts in Russia Probes

Opponents have long accused Trump of possibly coordinating his campaign to maximize the damage done to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton with Russian hackers who leaked embarrassing emails from her campaign and the Democratic National Committee.

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  • Tony Award Winner Tells Young People to Be Themselves
Tony Award Winner Tells Young People to Be Themselves

Later in the speech, Midler spoke about the Hello, Dolly! in its current form and how it fits in to the current political climate - the musical was nominated for 10 awards and won the award for Best Musical Revival . Evan Hansen , the story of a high schooler wracked by confusion and loneliness, won as best new musical. Could close early. We d...

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  • Donald Trump says he is victim of a huge witchhunt
Donald Trump says he is victim of a huge witchhunt

Moreover, the Senate intelligence committee has already grilled several high-ranking officials - including Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and Attorney General Jeff Sessions - about whether Trump sought to interfere with the Russian Federation investigation and the criminal probe ...

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  • National Basketball Association champions Golden State Warriors unlikely to visit White House
National Basketball Association champions Golden State Warriors unlikely to visit White House

If Curry doesn't want to go, it's unlikely his teammates would defy him. He was a 6-5 power forward. But controversial policies and outlandish statements by President Donald Trump have upset many U.S. Emotions were high for the Cavaliers late Monday after they lost the NBA Finals to the Warriors. A super team is when a few really go...

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  • Trump under probe for possible obstruction of justice
Trump under probe for possible obstruction of justice

Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner, as well as whether Mr. Trump tried to obstruct the Russian Federation investigation . In a testament to how far Republicans have gone to lower the bar for Trump, the same party captained by Ronald Reagan in the 1980s to be Russia-wary is silent on the prospect that Donald Trump and his associates ...

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  • Dems Win Ballgame of Unity, Give Trophy to Scalise
Dems Win Ballgame of Unity, Give Trophy to Scalise

A huge ovation came from the crowd, which swelled to a record 24,959, when Special Agent David Bailey, one of the Capitol Police officers injured in the attack on Republicans at their ball practice in Virginia, threw out the first pitch. Esty is hoping some of the anger over politics calms down and said what we need is a willingness to come togethe...

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  • Trump Still Hasn't Decided Whether To 'Let' Comey Testify, Conway Says
Trump Still Hasn't Decided Whether To 'Let' Comey Testify, Conway Says

As FBI director, Comey was leading the agency's probe into Russian interference in last year's presidential election and into whether Trump campaign aides illegally colluded with Russia before Trump fired Comey last month. The White House is anxious that Comey will have a very different version of those discussions and that he felt pressu...

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  • Trump Friend Says President Weighing Firing Counsel Probing Russia Ties
Trump Friend Says President Weighing Firing Counsel Probing Russia Ties

Newsmax CEO and friend of Trump Chris Ruddy tells ABC News that the president is "considering asking [Deputy Attorney General Rod] Rosenstein to terminate Mueller". Rep. Adam Schiff, a California Democrat, says such a move would "be the last straw" for many in Congress and would have "echoes of Watergate", when President Richard Nixon dismissed ...

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  • Russian Banker Sergey Gorkov Dodges Questions About Kushner Meeting
Russian Banker Sergey Gorkov Dodges Questions About Kushner Meeting

Congressional sources told ABC News they have additional concerns about interactions with VEB Bank because of the recent involvement of a senior VEB executive, Evgeny Buryakov, in a Russian spy ring dismantled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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  • Friend says Trump weighs firing special counsel Mueller
Friend says Trump weighs firing special counsel Mueller

Rumors that Trump was considering firing Mueller - whom the Justice Department appointed to investigate allegations that Trump's presidential campaign may have coordinated with Russian Federation - emerged Monday afternoon in a Washington version of the game Telephone.

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  • Trump under probe for obstruction of justice, financial crimes?
Trump under probe for obstruction of justice, financial crimes?

Burr said there's a reason for the committee's interest in interviewing these senior intelligence officials: To determine whether there was any collusion between Russian officials and Trump associates, a signt that obstruction was not part of his panel's purview.

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  • Mueller probe now examining 'obstruction of justice'
Mueller probe now examining 'obstruction of justice'

The latest media reports say the obstruction of justice investigation began just days after President Trump fired former FBI director James Comey on 9 May. The intelligence chiefs declined to discuss their private conversations with Trump during a Senate panel hearing on June 7. In a series of early morning tweets on Thursday, Mr Trump ...

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  • Chuck Schumer mocks Donald Trump's praise-filled Cabinet meeting
Chuck Schumer mocks Donald Trump's praise-filled Cabinet meeting

McMaster, participates in a Cabinet mee. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue , noting the comments from other officials who said they had recently been overseas, noted wryly: "While we are bragging about worldwide travel I just got back from MS and they like you there".

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  • Texas unemployment rate for May slips to 4.8 percent
Texas unemployment rate for May slips to 4.8 percent

Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate dropped a tenth of a point to hit 2.9 percent in May, the Nebraska Labor Department said Friday. Colorado's employers added 10,600 non-farm payroll jobs from April to May - significantly up from April, when 1,800 non-farm jobs were added over the previous month, CDLE said in today's report.

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  • Wife of Virginia shooter James Hodgkinson: 'I'm sorry that he did this'
Wife of Virginia shooter James Hodgkinson: 'I'm sorry that he did this'

The wife of a gunman who shot and wounded a top Republican congressman and several others says her husband went to Washington , D.C. because he wanted to work on tax policy. Hodgkinson was interviewed at an "Occupy" rally in 2011 in St. Louis by a local news station. And he was just as politically active online as he was in person.

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  • US Investigating Whether Trump Tried To Obstruct Russia Probe
US Investigating Whether Trump Tried To Obstruct Russia Probe

As part of the probe, Mueller is interviewing senior intelligence officials and looking for proof of any financial crimes possibly committed by Trump's associates, The Post reported , citing United States officials. According to the Washington Post , special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is looking at Trump for obstruction and at Trump associate...

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  • Wisconsin business leaders to meet with Trump
Wisconsin business leaders to meet with Trump

White House officials have pointed to 6 million job openings across the United States-the highest level since 1980, it says-and the 8.4 percent U-6 unemployment rate as illustrative of the skills gap in action. The president has sold training programs as an affordable and secure alternative to a traditional four year degree. Walker has made work...

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  • Who needs $200M when there are championships to be won?
Who needs $200M when there are championships to be won?

In the end, the Cavaliers simply did not have enough top-class talent to topple the Warriors, even with four-time league MVP James doing all he could to keep his team in it. "There was never any question in my mind that this was going to work". Glasgow held posters of Durant . In February , Curry responded to Under Armour CEO Steve Plank's co...

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  • Donald Trump is under pressure and it doesn't look good
Donald Trump is under pressure and it doesn't look good

The nation's top intelligence official told associates in March that President Trump asked him if he could intervene with then-FBI Director James B. Andrew Wright, a professor at Savannah Law School and associate counsel under former President Barack Obama, said it was not unusual for government employees to refuse to discuss conversations wit...

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  • US Senate overwhelmingly approves Russian Federation sanctions
US Senate overwhelmingly approves Russian Federation sanctions

Asked whether the White House was on board with the measure, Sen. The Trump administration reportedly wanted to lift sanctions on Russian Federation when the president first came into office, according to former US officials in government at the time.

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  • London fire: Multitude of fatalities, 50 admitted to hospitals
London fire: Multitude of fatalities, 50 admitted to hospitals

London fire commissioner Dany Cotton said that firefighters had done a brief search of all 24 floors but were not yet able to make a thorough search of the tower block. Six bodies have so far been recovered from the gutted 24-storey tower, while 11 have been located inside but can not yet be removed. "We need to be led by the experts and as ...

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  • Puerto Rico Votes To Become 51st US State
Puerto Rico Votes To Become 51st US State

She said the vote is a highly debated topic among Puerto Ricans, and brings feelings of anticipation, uncertainty, division, and hope . However US Rep. The original version of the ballot reportedly only gave voters the option to become a state or a free association/independence, leaving out the option to retain its current commonwealth status.

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  • Rivals 'all Team Scalise' as political baseball clash honours shot Republican
Rivals 'all Team Scalise' as political baseball clash honours shot Republican

The gunman, James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, was shot and killed by local law enforcement during the attack. Almost every year for more than 100 years, members of Congress from both parties face off in a friendly, but competitive, baseball game.

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