• Not All GOP Lawmakers Pleased Trump Rolled Back Some Obama Cuba Policies
Not All GOP Lawmakers Pleased Trump Rolled Back Some Obama Cuba Policies

While Trump gave his speech, a hundred activists about evenly divided between supporters and opponents of the president chanted and held up signs outside the venue, the Manuel Artime Theater, named after a late political leader of Cuban exiles who launched the failed Bay of Pigs uprising in 1961.

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  • Bradley Dredge: Welsh golfer two over after US Open first round
Bradley Dredge: Welsh golfer two over after US Open first round

He set the target early under warm sunshine, and even as the wind tapered in the afternoon, no one could catch him. Rickie Fowler , the 18-hole leader, made an 8-foot birdie on No. The 24-year-old Thomas carved a three-wood from the fairway to within eight feet of the cup on the 667-yard finishing par-five and drained the putt for a nine-under-p...

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  • Are Trump & Republicans Considering Firing Robert Mueller? It Appears So!
Are Trump & Republicans Considering Firing Robert Mueller? It Appears So!

The suggestion that the scope of Mueller's investigation may extend beyond the Trump campaign's activity to the recent firing of the FBI Director would indicate that the special counsel could be looking into a possible cover-up. "I think he's weighing that option", he said referring to Trump. Ruddy did not dismiss the White House communications t...

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'
Rep. Steve Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'

He underwent another surgery today, but continues to show signs of improvement. When Scalise arrived in the hospital, he had an "imminent risk of death" and was "as critical as you can be", doctors also said. "I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic than I did two, three days ago", Dr Sava said. The hospital says the Louisiana con...

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  • Manhunt Ends: Escaped Inmates Accused of Officers' Murders Captured
Manhunt Ends: Escaped Inmates Accused of Officers' Murders Captured

Rutherford County Sheriff Fitzhugh learned who the suspects were just before they crashed at eastbound mile marker 91. This photo provided by the Elbert County Sheriff's Office taken on October 13, 2015 shows inmate Ricky Dubose . The fugitives came across a home nearby, where they attempted to steal another vehicle. Within 15 minutes, the cou...

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  • TO woman prays for justice after Cosby mistrial
TO woman prays for justice after Cosby mistrial

They agree that Constand, who is thirty-five years younger than Cosby, became very sleepy soon afterward. Regardless of how that plays out, the road ahead is murky for Cosby. Jurors have to weigh the testimony of the accused and the accuser, looking for inconsistencies in past statements versus those made in the present, says trial attorney Priya S...

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  • Princeton mayor announces support of Paris climate agreement
Princeton mayor announces support of Paris climate agreement

EU's top envoy said. Hawaii became the leading example of these statements when Gov. David Ige (D), Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell, and other state representatives signed bills SB 559 and HB 1578 into effect on Tuesday. "I didn't come to Washington, I came to Beijing", said California Governor Jerry Brown after announcing a joint clean en...

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  • Amazon to buy Whole Foods in $13.7 billion deal
Amazon to buy Whole Foods in $13.7 billion deal

The deal still needs to gain regulatory approvals and is subject to a Whole Foods shareholders vote. Can Amazon , the company that persuaded people to buy ever more items online, win enough of them over to having their fresh groceries arrive in an Amazon box? "It's a warning shot for the food retail industry that competition likely heightens...

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  • Friday: Behind the Headlines - A local perspective on the Alexandria shooting
Friday: Behind the Headlines - A local perspective on the Alexandria shooting

James Hodgkinson , 66, from Belleville, Illinois, was shot dead by police after opening fire in Alexandria , Virginia on Wednesday. Scalise, a congressman from Louisiana who is the No. "There's nothing I could do about it". South Carolina Rep. Jeff Duncan has said he said he was preparing to leave the baseball field when a man politely asked h...

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  • US Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting
US Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

Mr Scalise was shot as he fielded at second base during practice for an annual Republicans-Democrats baseball game . Law enforcement officials identified the shooter as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, who later died from injuries sustained during a shootout with police on the scene.

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  • Scalise undergoes more surgery after Virginia shooting
Scalise undergoes more surgery after Virginia shooting

Mr Mika's family said he was still in intensive care but was able to communicate through notes - and had signed the game ball from Friday's congressional baseball game. He is now in serious condition, an improvement from the critical condition he was in since his first surgery on Wednesday. His risk of death is "substantially lower" than it was whe...

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  • Search Continues for 7 Missing US Sailors After Destroyer Collision Off Japan
Search Continues for 7 Missing US Sailors After Destroyer Collision Off Japan

Navy via AP). The crew members went missing when the destroyer collided with a shipping vessel around 2:30am local time Saturday 56 nautical miles south of Yokosuka, Japan . Two other sailors were also flown off the ship and treated for cuts and bruises. It is unclear how many others may have been hurt. Twenty crew members were aboard the cont...

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  • Trump Administration trying to 'weaken' and 'dilute' bipartisan Russian sanctions
Trump Administration trying to 'weaken' and 'dilute' bipartisan Russian sanctions

The Senate-passed sanctions bill also converts existing penalties against Moscow into law, potentially making them more hard to remove, and prevents the Trump administration from returning two Russian diplomatic compounds seized in December by the Obama administration as punishment for alleged electoral disruption.

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  • Sheriff Clarke Won't Take DHS Post
Sheriff Clarke Won't Take DHS Post

Trump nominated Clarke for a position at DHS in April, but within days, allegations surfaced that Clarke had plagiarized portions of his masters thesis at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Clarke, who built a following among conservatives with his provocative social media presence, was a vocal supporter of Trump during his ...

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  • Bill Cosby trial: Camille Cosby slams prosecutors following mistrial
Bill Cosby trial: Camille Cosby slams prosecutors following mistrial

She said that the star brought her three blue pills, telling her they would help her relax and they were safe. Steele, in a news conference following the announcement of the mistrial , said the process will take another 120 days before the next trial can begin.

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  • Hospital: US congressman Scalise still in critical condition
Hospital: US congressman Scalise still in critical condition

Scalise's trauma surgeon said Friday he can hope to make an "excellent recovery", even though the lawmaker arrived at the hospital Wednesday at imminent risk of death. The hospital said earlier in the week that he had undergone surgery for internal injuries and a broken leg. The annual GOP-Democrats baseball game raises money for charity.

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  • Watergate saga should tell Trump firing Mueller won't help him
Watergate saga should tell Trump firing Mueller won't help him

Starting over the weekend, Trump surrogates began floating the idea that the president is thinking about ousting Robert Mueller , the widely respected special counsel who is investigating possible Trump campaign ties to Russian spies and hackers - and any related actions that might impact that investigation, such as alleged obstruction of just...

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  • Vice President Pence hires outside legal counsel
Vice President Pence hires outside legal counsel

It also goes against Trump lawyer Marc Kasowitz's apparent advice to staff that they needn't bother with hiring their own lawyers. Pence also claimed that Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey in May because of a memo written by the deputy attorney general.

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  • Justice Department's Rosenstein assures Congress of special counsel's independence in Russia probe
Justice Department's Rosenstein assures Congress of special counsel's independence in Russia probe

Later, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) asked Rosenstein point blank: "If President Trump ordered you to fire the special counsel, what would you do?" Even so, Gingrich said, Trump won't seek to dismiss Mueller because he's confident the probe will conclude he's done nothing wrong.

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  • Not much new in Trump's Cuba policy
Not much new in Trump's Cuba policy

While Trump gave his speech, a hundred activists about evenly divided between supporters and opponents of the president chanted and held up signs outside the venue, the Manuel Artime Theater, named after a late political leader of Cuban exiles who launched the failed Bay of Pigs uprising in 1961.

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  • Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island
Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island

Mr. Trump will reinstate travel and commercial restrictions eased by Mr. Obama a year ago, during that administration's attempts to obtain additional concessions from the Cuban government . A street sweeper cleans the sidewalk under a mural painting depicting U.S. President Donald Trump , in Havana, Cuba , Friday, June 16, 2017. GAESA, a conglom...

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  • FSU's Mike Martin takes another shot at elusive CWS title
FSU's Mike Martin takes another shot at elusive CWS title

That itself is a huge feather in the program's cap. On Friday as the Tigers practiced at TD Ameritrade Stadium, Maestri said he texted his former player, LSU head coach Paul Mainieri. Outfielder Jackson Lueck (.327, 9 HR, 54 RBIs) and third baseman Dylan Busby (.315, 14 HR, 62 RBIs) are FSU's two top offensive threats and leadoff man Taylor...

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  • Golden State Warriors Celebrate NBA Championship With Parade
Golden State Warriors Celebrate NBA Championship With Parade

Golden State defeated Cleveland on Monday night to wrap up their series in five games and earn their second National Basketball Association championship in three years. "Prepared for the worst and expecting all the best", said Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick. "How would you feel?" The rumor that the Warriors had unanimously as a team de...

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  • Prominent Trump supporters are pushing for firing of Special Counsel Robert Mueller
Prominent Trump supporters are pushing for firing of Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Though the special counsel has a sterling reputation and broad bipartisan support, one charge is that he is friends with former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B. "Together, we're working every day and we've been working very hard together for our country, to protect your safety, bringing back jobs into our country and putting always...

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  • The complex issues of the Russia probe, special counsel
The complex issues of the Russia probe, special counsel

Well, until now. WaPo recently reported that special counsel Robert Mueller is now actively investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, specifically regarding Trump's firing of then-FBI director James Comey . Friday's tweets are the latest in a week of angry social media responses by the President over a report by The ...

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  • Trump Attacks Investigators After Reports Of Obstruction Of Justice Probe
Trump Attacks Investigators After Reports Of Obstruction Of Justice Probe

With Democrats virtually salivating at the possibility they can find some link between Trump and the Russians, he needs to let special counsel Robert Mueller follow the leads. He also claimed that the person investigating him advised him to fire Comey, though it's unclear whom he was referring to. On Friday morning, Trump, in a tweet , appeare...

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  • Fire Mueller? Don't even think about it
Fire Mueller? Don't even think about it

Trump ally Chris Ruddy has caused quite a stir over the past 24 hours. It is not up to the Justice Department to choose who the President of the United States is. Apart from Rosenstein and Sessions, the only confirmed Justice official is Rachel Brand, the associate attorney general, whom the Senate approved on a party-line vote.

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  • Doctors: Student freed by N. Korea has severe brain damage
Doctors: Student freed by N. Korea has severe brain damage

He was arrested for trying to steal an item with a propaganda slogan, according to North Korean media. Fred Warmbier called on North Korea to release other American detainees. Mr Warmbier, an economics student from the University of Virginia, was arrested in January 2016 while visiting North Korea as a tourist. "North Korea doesn't do anythin...

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  • Furious Trump blasts Comey sacking probe 'witch hunt'
Furious Trump blasts Comey sacking probe 'witch hunt'

It's been another big week in the investigation into Russian meddling in the US elections. McCabe was supposed to testify Friday, but that hearing was canceled after a hard few days in Washington that began when Rep. President Donald Trump has acknowledged for the first time that he is under federal investigation as part of the expandin...

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  • You need to see this powerful statement by Philando Castile's mother
You need to see this powerful statement by Philando Castile's mother

However, Sean Gormley, executive director of Law Enforcement Labor Services, the state's largest law enforcement labor union, said Yanez and the St. Paul suburb of Falcon Heights. The jury in the case spent approximately 30 hours over five days deliberating, and asked the judge to re-examine the Facebook video and the video from the police ve...

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  • Trump cancels Obama's 'one-sided deal' with Cuba
Trump cancels Obama's 'one-sided deal' with Cuba

Four Illinois agricultural groups issued a joint news release Friday denouncing President Donald J. Trump's decision to limit former President Barack Obama's Cuba policy . "Instead of asking Cuba to free political prisoners, Trump should expel the criminal politicians sheltered in the US", he added. U.S. officials will move to enforce an e...

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  • Trump tweet confirms he's being probed by prosecutor
Trump tweet confirms he's being probed by prosecutor

He followed up with a tweet defending his use of Twitter, perhaps anticipating the media attention aimed at his previous tweet. The Washington Post report suggests that scrutiny has been folded into the special counsel office and includes Kushner's business dealings, though it offers no details on what that scrutiny is.

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  • 2 children shot, injured on Chicago school playground
2 children shot, injured on Chicago school playground

Police were questioning "persons of interest" in connection with the shooting. The children, ages 7 and 13, ran into the school after shots rang out, according to community activist Andrew Holmes. According to a CNN tally, at least 16 people were shot in Chicago between 3 p.m. Thursday and 3 p.m. Friday. Langford says he believes both girls a...

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  • Cosby accuser thanks prosecutors after mistrial
Cosby accuser thanks prosecutors after mistrial

A sex assault case against Bill Cosby has ended in an inconclusive verdict after jurors failed to agree whether the comedian is guilty. "If the court allows more accusers to testify.it might make a difference". Huxtable, to convict Fat Albert . that he couldn't have done this frightful thing". Cosby's wife, Camille , issued a statement , whi...

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  • Trump faces Russia dilemma as Senate overwhelmingly passes new sanctions
Trump faces Russia dilemma as Senate overwhelmingly passes new sanctions

The Administration obviously opposes it. The Russia deal would impose new sanctions, including on any individuals tied to "malicious cyber activity", supplying weapons to Assad's government or individuals tied to Russia's intelligence and defense sectors.

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