• Russian Federation to 'target' US-led planes flying over Syria
Russian Federation to 'target' US-led planes flying over Syria

And the US backs opposition groups there. It was also the first time the U.S. Air Force had shot down a manned aircraft since May 1999. Government forces and their allies are working in eastern areas, and have clashed with the USA and their partners as they carry out operations.

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  • Governors in both parties reject health care bill passed by House
Governors in both parties reject health care bill passed by House

Here you have legislation which deals with one-sixth of the American economy - that's the health care situation - and there are Republicans who haven't even seen this legislation, and certainly no member in the Democratic Caucus has. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer sent a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell asking for an all-Senate m...

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  • Gingrich: 'The President of the United States cannot obstruct justice'
Gingrich: 'The President of the United States cannot obstruct justice'

So now the newest one is: Ah. This is the same Newt Gingrich , please remember that said the following when a Democratic president was the person of interest, and that president wasn't suspected of colluding with a hostile foreign power.

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  • Authorities: Teen slain after leaving mosque, man arrested
Authorities: Teen slain after leaving mosque, man arrested

According to the Guardian , detectives told Mohmoud that the suspect was initially angered by another boy in his daughter's group who was on a bicycle, but ended up lashing out at Nabra. "We have recovered articles of evidence from the area where we believe she was assaulted", Wright explained. After an hourslong search, police found her bo...

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  • Supreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case
Supreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case

The Supreme Court also voted 5-4 on Monday to temporarily suspend a lower court ruling that had ordered the Wisconsin Legislature to redraw the state's political maps by November. Notably, the plaintiffs' arguments in Whitford are tailor-made to address a concern Justice Anthony Kennedy, the Court's ostensible "swing" vote, raised in a 2004 opin...

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  • WI attorney general happy redistricting on hold
WI attorney general happy redistricting on hold

The efficiency gap argument was a fundamental part of the case , and is aimed at providing Kennedy with a concrete way of distinguishing when a gerrymander is constitutional and when it isn't, said Barry Burden, a political science professor and director of the Elections Research Center at the University of Wisconsin Madison.

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  • Supreme Court to hear Wisconsin gerrymander case
Supreme Court to hear Wisconsin gerrymander case

But the cases are very different: The Wisconsin case revolves around whether partisanship played too large a role into redistricting, while the Texas case focuses on race. In most states, elected officials usually redraw the district maps once a decade for electing candidates to the state legislature and the U.S. House of Representatives .

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  • Syria brings new urgency to easing US-Russia tensions
Syria brings new urgency to easing US-Russia tensions

F/A-18E Super Hornet". Throughout Syria's six-and-a-half year civil war, the United States has supported rebels opposed to President Bashar Assad's government and extremist groups like IS, while Russian Federation has backed Assad. From now on, all aircraft and drones of the coalition detected west of the Euphrates River will be tracked by Russ...

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  • Kushner Exploring Changes to His Legal Team
Kushner Exploring Changes to His Legal Team

This weekend, it produced some of the more excruciating news coverage in recent memory as one of his lawyers, Jay Sekulow , was tendentiously grilled on the question of whether the president has conceded that he is under investigation. "But he's not yet made that momentous decision to go for a full-scale investigation". Trump confirmed that he was...

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  • Muslims skeptical about 'road rage' in Virginia girl's death
Muslims skeptical about 'road rage' in Virginia girl's death

Police said there is no indication of any racial or ethnic slurs were exchanged between Torres and the group when they encountered each other . Police in Virginia have charged a 22-year-old man with killing a teenage girl who was reported missing after she and her friends left a mosque.

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  • Massive fire burning near Big Bear Lake in Southern California
Massive fire burning near Big Bear Lake in Southern California

By 5 p.m., about 200 acres had burned. At approximately 3:15 pm this afternoon, a fire was reported in Holcomb Valley near the Big Bear Transfer Station. Portions of the highway were also shut down. Officials said no structures are in the path of the fire, but they've ordered seven airtankers, two medium air-attack helicopters and a helitanke...

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  • Justices say government can't refuse disparaging trademarks
Justices say government can't refuse disparaging trademarks

The Patent Office had denied their attempt to trademark their band name because it was seen as derogatory towards Asians. Simon Tam , founder of The Slants , an Oregon-based Asian-American band, first tried to register the name as a trademark in 2011, but the US Patent and Trademark Office denied the request after deeming it disparaging to pe...

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  • This GOP Leader's Comment on the Congressional Shooting Angered Democrats and Republicans
This GOP Leader's Comment on the Congressional Shooting Angered Democrats and Republicans

Ossoff responded to the ad: "The man is fighting for his life", he said . "Stop Nancy Pelosi. Vote Karen Handel for congress". President Donald Trump weighed in again on metro Atlanta's 6th district race, on the final day of a special election that has become the nation's most expensive congressional race in history .

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  • Redskins owner says he's thrilled with ruling
Redskins owner says he's thrilled with ruling

Daniel Snyder, owner of the Washington NFL team, offered a succinct reaction to a Supreme Court ruling Monday - and he put it in caps. Lisa Blatt , a lawyer representing the Redskins, told Reuters the team is thrilled with Monday's ruling because it resolves "the Redskins' long-standing dispute with the government".

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  • Cocaine among drugs found in Carrie Fisher's system: coroner
Cocaine among drugs found in Carrie Fisher's system: coroner

Following the release of Fisher's autopsy report on Friday, her daughter, Billie Lourd , released a statement encouraging fans to remember her mother's openness about her struggles. She never gained consciousness and died on 27 December. The coroner recorded Fisher's death as "undetermined" and also noted she had atherosclerotic heart disease, w...

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  • OH man charged in 2 killings is charged in 3 more slayings
OH man charged in 2 killings is charged in 3 more slayings

Ripepi & Sons Funeral Home, 18149 Bagley Rd.in Middleburg Heights. The 45-year-old man was removed from a home in Brunswick south of Cleveland early Tuesday morning. The Stark County Sheriff's Office said it has secured arrest warrants for Brinkman for two counts of murder for the Johns' deaths. Brinkman was with evidence linking him to t...

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  • Lyle Jeffs: Fugitive US polygamist sect leader arrested
Lyle Jeffs: Fugitive US polygamist sect leader arrested

An off-duty Yankton police detective would spot Jeffs going into a bathroom at a marina-resort area next to Lewis and Clark Lake and then again as the fugitive drove through the marina. Jeffs, who is accused of heading an intricate food stamp fraud scheme , apparently was living out of his pickup truck near the southeastern South Dakota town on ...

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  • 'There are no winners here today,' prosecutor says after Michelle Carter conviction
'There are no winners here today,' prosecutor says after Michelle Carter conviction

She called no one. Sobs broke out throughout the courtroom when the verdict was pronounced. The judge made a decision to allow Carter to remain free on bail until her sentencing on August 3, however, she was ordered to have no contact with members of the Roy family, cannot apply for or obtain a passport, nor can she leave MA without permissio...

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  • After Mistrial, Cosby Judge Could Opt to Reveal Juror Names
After Mistrial, Cosby Judge Could Opt to Reveal Juror Names

The mistrial isn't as conclusive a failure as the most widely feared outcome, a not-guilty verdict. "The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has been clear on this issue: juror names are public judicial records pursuant to the constitutional requirement for open courts as well as common law".

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  • Senate Approves Measure Limiting Trump's Power Over Russia Sanctions
Senate Approves Measure Limiting Trump's Power Over Russia Sanctions

Lawmakers also voted overwhelmingly earlier on Thursday to add provision to the bill allowing the usa space agency NASA to continue using Russian-made rocket engines and reaffirming the US commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance.

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  • S. Korea welcomes N. Korea's release of United States detainee
S. Korea welcomes N. Korea's release of United States detainee

Otto Warmbier , 22, had been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor, after he was accused of attempting to steal a propaganda poster from a hotel where he had stayed as a tourist. Yun was instructed to prepare to travel to Pyongyang with the intention of bringing Warmbier back to the United States. "For North Korea to imprison Otto with no notific...

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  • California mom attacked child in attempted exorcism
California mom attacked child in attempted exorcism

John Marciel , the witness in question, saw Felder stripping her daughter naked before biting, beating and choking the young girl. Felder was arrested for attempted homicide , assault with a deadly weapon, felony child abuse, and aggravated mayhem.

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  • Ex-police officer expected to testify in OH murder retrial
Ex-police officer expected to testify in OH murder retrial

Then-Prosecutor Joe Deters said four jurors thought Tensing was guilty of murder, four thought he was not guilty and four thought he was guilty of voluntary manslaughter. Mathews said he acted reasonably in trying to "stop the threat". The defense will begin Thursday, with Tensing expected to testify later. At one point, when Tieger asked how m...

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  • Southwest US preps for 120 temps: Water, water, more water
Southwest US preps for 120 temps: Water, water, more water

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday are likely to reach record high temperatures with Tuesday expected to have a temperature high of 121 degrees. PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the heat wave affecting the Southwestern U.S. An excessive heat warning is in effect as temperatures are expected to stay above 110 degrees into the weekend. As is typical d...

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  • Lawyer says President Trump not under investigation
Lawyer says President Trump not under investigation

And the answer, as I said yesterday, is no, ' Sekulow told the hosts of Fox & Friends on Monday morning. Sponsored Content - Download our Executive Briefing to learn how agency and industry experts are hoping to reduce insider threats. A member of the president's outside legal team says Donald Trump is not under federal investigation. The p...

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  • US Senate overwhelmingly backs Russian Federation sanctions
US Senate overwhelmingly backs Russian Federation sanctions

After bashing the alliance for months, Trump conspicuously left out any mention of Article 5 in a speech at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters after senior administration officials said he would reaffirm America's commitment to it.

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  • Panicked White House bans cameras from press briefings for a week straight
Panicked White House bans cameras from press briefings for a week straight

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer didn't take questions from Politico or The Washington Post during the briefing, an unusual decision that was also flagged by reporters. "I just don't know what we're doing", he said. "I don't know why everybody is going along with this. And it just feels like we are slowly but surely being dragged int...

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  • Man dies after bicycle hit by vehicle in W. Kansas
Man dies after bicycle hit by vehicle in W. Kansas

A third occupant of the vehicle, Kaden Alejandro Castillo, 2, Scott City, was not injured. All of the Honda's occupants were wearing their safety restraints, the patrol said. A rider has been killed while competing in the Trans Am ultra-endurance race across America. No outside assistance or support cars are permitted. The rider, Eric Fishbein,...

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  • Next-Gen Mercedes A-Class Hits the Nurburgring for Testing
Next-Gen Mercedes A-Class Hits the Nurburgring for Testing

After years of back and forth over whether American luxury consumers were ready for the A-class small vehicle, Mercedes- Benz will finally bring an A-class sedan to the U.S.in 2018. Exact details are few and far between, but the report suggests a base price under US$30,000 and it will be sold alongside the CLA-Class. That architecture underpins M...

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  • Wounded congressman sends Father's Day message
Wounded congressman sends Father's Day message

Ticket sales picked up after Wednesday's shooting , eventually setting an attendance record, the organizers said, as attendees such as Alexander Hilten, 16, of Arlington, Virginia, made a decision to come to the game for the first time . Griner is still hospitalized at MedStar and "in good spirits", Sava said. Since then, the lawmaker has under...

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  • UK PM May condemns 'sickening' terror attack on Muslims
UK PM May condemns 'sickening' terror attack on Muslims

Others said they heard "screaming and shouting". "This is being treated as a terrorist attack and the Counter-Terrorism Command is investigating", said Neil Basu, senior national coordinator for terrorism at the Met. A second clip shows the man, who is white with black hair and wearing a blue top, being bundled towards a police van. Khalid sa...

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  • Popular mall in Colombia evacuated after explosion
Popular mall in Colombia evacuated after explosion

Earlier in the day, a blast occurred in a toilet room on the second floor of the mall. Colombia's Attorney General's office said its counter terrorism office has launched an investigation. A peace accord signed a year ago with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC ), the country's biggest guerrilla group, raised confidence bomb atta...

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  • U.S. citizen was detained in North Korea for pro-West material
U.S. citizen was detained in North Korea for pro-West material

Critics of engagement with North Korea say Rodman's visits legitimize the country's ruling regime. Otto Warmbier , an American college student jailed in North Korea , has been released, according to his parents. But back in Pyongyang, the Swedes were allowed to see only one detainee, and it wasn't Warmbier. The U.S. government accuses ...

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  • Trump tweets about Democrats, Georgia election
Trump tweets about Democrats, Georgia election

Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff raised funds from 8.9 times as many donors in California than donors in Georgia between March 29 and May 31, according to his latest campaign finance reporting. At least two of the hats sat atop the heads of voters from the nearby 14th District. I used to live in D.C. and I know what it's like to have zero representa...

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  • Hannity Demands Rosenstein's Scalp In Trump Probe - Wants Mueller Out Too
Hannity Demands Rosenstein's Scalp In Trump Probe - Wants Mueller Out Too

The newspaper noted that in a new phase of the investigation, Mueller plans on interviewing senior intelligence officials about Trump's conduct. It quoted five people briefed on the requests and said those who have agreed to be interviewed are Daniel Coats, the director of national intelligence, Admiral Mike Rogers, head of the National Securi...

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