• Audio tape captures fatal shooting of black mother by Seattle police
Audio tape captures fatal shooting of black mother by Seattle police

According to the Washington Post , Charleena is the third black woman to be killed by police officers in the United States this year, and the second one who was pregnant . The video plays alongside previously released audio depicting officers discussing Lyles' previous encounters with police. Take her to mental health! " We need help ", an ...

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  • 'No Cuts to Medicaid': Disabled Protesters Carried Away From McConnell's Office
'No Cuts to Medicaid': Disabled Protesters Carried Away From McConnell's Office

Facing uniform Democratic opposition, the Senate plan would fail if just three of the chamber's 52 Republicans defect. But as Warren pointed out in her fiery speech, what makes these cuts especially cruel is not only how they will harm the millions of Americans who will lose their health care, but also the reason for the cuts: to give tax cuts to...

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  • Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey
Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey

The president responded with an unmistakable threat, tweeting that Comey " better hope that there are no " tapes " of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" "In my time of service, which is interacting with the President of the United States or anybody in his administration, I have never been pressured - I have never felt pres...

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  • Trump Creates New Apprenticeship Programs with Bipartisan Executive Order
Trump Creates New Apprenticeship Programs with Bipartisan Executive Order

However, the most recent budget for the government passed with about 90 million dollars (£70.8m) for apprenticeships, and Mr Trump is not proposing to add more so far. The president is expected to tour Waukesha County Technical College as well as lead a workforce development round table discussion while in town.

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  • A look at special counsel Robert Mueller's team of lawyers
A look at special counsel Robert Mueller's team of lawyers

In a statement, Jamie Gorelick said she told Kushner to get "independent advice of a lawyer" on whether to "continue with us" after Robert Mueller was tapped to lead an FBI investigation into possible ties between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation.

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  • In Georgia, Republicans celebrate while Dems seek upsides
In Georgia, Republicans celebrate while Dems seek upsides

The Palmetto State race received little national attention or money compared to Georgia or other special elections, but the narrow win compared to the 19 points Trump won the district by in November is a major swing. Indeed, more than 200 miles to the north, a dramatically underfunded Democrat, Archie Parnell, almost pulled off an upset victory...

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  • Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many
Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

A successful Republican strategy in Tuesday's race for Georgia's 6th Congressional District included promoting a relentlessly anti-Pelosi message to drive out the conservative base. That the Pelosi-bashing continued to hurt Democrats - already struggling to get their bearings after Trump's win in November - left some fuming after a morning meeting ...

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  • 1 dead as Cindy spins severe weather along Gulf coast
1 dead as Cindy spins severe weather along Gulf coast

Arthur said the youth was vacationing with his family from the St. Louis area and that relatives and emergency workers tried to revive him. The forecaster predicts more rainfall of 2 to 4 inches "with isolated maximum amounts of 8 inches" in certain parts of Mississippi, Alabama and the western Florida Panhandle.

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  • Obamacare replacement bill to take center stage in Senate
Obamacare replacement bill to take center stage in Senate

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., hopes to push it through his chamber next week. No Democrats are expected to back it. The Senate is expected to vote on the newly unveiled legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as early as next week.

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  • Cavaliers owner, Billups met for 2nd straight day
Cavaliers owner, Billups met for 2nd straight day

A team source said Wednesday evening that no formal offer had been made, and that Gilbert's primary focus was on making trades Thursday , but two sources with knowledge of the negotiations confirmed that Billups was indeed offered the position.

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  • Trump seizes on Republican victory in Georgia to push agenda
Trump seizes on Republican victory in Georgia to push agenda

With 100% of the votes counted, Handel outnumbered Democratic presidential candidate Jon Ossof by five points in the most expensive electoral race in the history of the United States. Democrats retained a heavily Democratic seat in a June 6 California race between two Democrats. Pelosi said the Democratic base is energised, adding, "We must n...

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  • In tweet, President Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation
In tweet, President Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation

His investigation then grew to include looking at whether President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey because he was unwilling to back off the Russian Federation investigation. Mr Rosenstein has previously said that "if anything that I did winds up being relevant to his investigation then, as Director Mueller and I discussed, if there's a ...

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  • Senate GOP Health Bill Slashes Medicaid, Reshapes Obama Law
Senate GOP Health Bill Slashes Medicaid, Reshapes Obama Law

At the White House , Trump called Democrats "obstructionists" for opposing the measure and added, "We'll hopefully get something done and it will be something with heart and very meaningful". It also resets downward the percentage of medical costs insurers must cover in baseline plans: Instead of the ACA's 70 percent of costs, plans under the n...

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  • In video, girl begs mother for quiet after Castile shooting
In video, girl begs mother for quiet after Castile shooting

Her then 4-year-old daughter was sitting in the back seat of the vehicle during the shooting, and afterward police put them both in custody. He continued, "And I would be disappointed if you weren't outraged, if you weren't angry. Last week, a jury acquitted Yanez of manslaughter, but local law enforcement officials revealed that Yanez would not ...

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  • Former Colts, ASU coach Frank Kush dies at 88
Former Colts, ASU coach Frank Kush dies at 88

Kush became head coach when Devine left to coach at Missouri . Kush spent 21 seasons at ASU and went 176-54-1, but his tenure came to a bad end after a player accused Kush of punching him during a 1978 game. The field at Sun Devil Stadium is named after him and a statue of Kush sits outside a stadium entrance. He was head coach of the NFL's Col...

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  • Poroshenko expresses condolences on former German Chancellor Kohl's death
Poroshenko expresses condolences on former German Chancellor Kohl's death

Mr Kohl was the country's longest-serving post-war chancellor , leading Germany for 16 years from 1982 to 1998. "We mourn ", Kohl's Christian Democratic Union party (CDU) said in a tweet alongside a picture of the late leader. Trump adds: "His legacy will live on". According to Gorbachev, the former German chancellor "would be noted in t...

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  • Applications for US jobless aid tick up to still-low 241000
Applications for US jobless aid tick up to still-low 241000

Oneida - 4.6 percent, down from 4.8 percent in April but up from 4.4 percent in May of past year. The Department of Labor announced the data Thursday. The Metro Columbus' unemployment rate in May was 5.5 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from 5.4 percent in April. The advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 241,000, a ...

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  • Former Milwaukee Police Officer Acquitted in Shooting That Sparked Riots
Former Milwaukee Police Officer Acquitted in Shooting That Sparked Riots

Heaggan-Brown was facing 60 years in prison if he was convicted. The vast majority of cases since 2005 have been ruled to be justified homicides. "People have a right to gather to have their voices heard", Barrett said. Police officers are trained to expect suspects to have more than one weapon. Defense attorney Jonathan Smith said his client...

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  • Scalise's Shooter Appears to Have Acted Alone, FBI Says
Scalise's Shooter Appears to Have Acted Alone, FBI Says

The officers were part of a security detail assigned to Scalise because he is majority whip and the third-ranking GOP House member. In a witness interview, a family member of Hodgkinson reported to have received a message from him on June 12 seeking to return home to IL.

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  • Trump says health care bill needs 'a little negotiation'
Trump says health care bill needs 'a little negotiation'

She says the protesters rely on Medicaid to help them live and she says the health bill amounts to "tax cuts for the wealthy on the backs of people with disabilities". Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., hopes to push it through his chamber next week. McConnell was unveiling his plan even as GOP senators from across the party's pol...

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  • Trump congratulates Handel for winning in Georgia
Trump congratulates Handel for winning in Georgia

The lesson for Democrats is that anti-Trumpism is not enough, at least not at this point. The GOP has now won all four special House elections ( Kansas , Montana , Georgia , and South Carolina ) after incumbents took jobs with Trump .

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  • Rep. Scalise improves from 'critical' to 'serious' condition
Rep. Scalise improves from 'critical' to 'serious' condition

Rep. Steve Scalise is still in critical condition , but his health is improving, the Congressman's surgeon said two days after Scalise was shot at a practice for the Congressional Baseball Game. Scalise was shot in the hip during the Wednesday morning shooting. David Bailey , a Capitol Hill police officer who was part of Scalise's security ...

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise's Condition Upgraded To 'Fair' After Baseball Field Shooting
Rep. Steve Scalise's Condition Upgraded To 'Fair' After Baseball Field Shooting

Scalise, 51, sustained serious injuries after being shot in the hip at the GOP's congressional baseball practice on June 14. Scalise's office said he was in shock when he was airlifted from Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in a leafy suburb of Washington D.C.

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  • Louisville, Pitino could lose NCAA title over stripper parties
Louisville, Pitino could lose NCAA title over stripper parties

Sponsored Content - Download our Executive Briefing to learn how agency and industry experts are hoping to reduce insider threats. UofL fans said Thursday that they're disappointed in the NCAA's announcement of the penalties against the school's high-profile basketball team.

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  • Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law; debate with Democrats continues
Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law; debate with Democrats continues

The measure represents the Senate GOP's effort to achieve a top tier priority for President Donald Trump and virtually all Republican members of Congress . The Washington Post , citing two GOP sources, said McConnell could bring the measure to a vote next week even if he doesn't have the votes, though some believe that he's just trying to press ...

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  • Gunman made no threats to Congress before Virginia shooting
Gunman made no threats to Congress before Virginia shooting

The FBI and other law enforcement officials are detailing what happened when a gunman shot a top House Republican and four other people on a northern Virginia baseball field. Rep. Scalise was rushed to hospital in critical condition - which has since been upgraded to " fair " - and five others were left with injuries, including Griner.

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  • Senate GOP Health Care Bill Would End Obamacare Penalties and Taxes
Senate GOP Health Care Bill Would End Obamacare Penalties and Taxes

They're least generous for older people with higher incomes, who could be required to pay as much as 16.2 percent of their income for health insurance, compared with a 9.7 percent cap in Obamacare. How Senate alterations affect the coverage score, if at all, could color public reaction to the bill . Lisa Murkowski, R-Ak., if she could talk for a m...

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  • US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections
US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections

The letter said Trump's proposed 2018 budget "would not only devastate the communities we represent, but also numerous communities that supported your candidacy". He said, however, that none of those attacks involved vote tallying. DETROW: Johnson says administration officials were anxious about tipping their hands on intelligence methods o...

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  • Former Wisconsin Officer Who Fatally Shot Sylville Smith Acquitted on Homicide Charges
Former Wisconsin Officer Who Fatally Shot Sylville Smith Acquitted on Homicide Charges

Using frame-by-frame video from the officers' body cameras, prosecutors argued that while the first shot fired by Mr. Smith was reasonable, the second shot was not. One of the victims alleged that Heagann-Brown assaulted her just one day after Smith's fatal shooting. Police bodycam video, which was recently released to the public, showed ...

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  • Inslee Calls Third Special Session As Government Shutdown Looms
Inslee Calls Third Special Session As Government Shutdown Looms

The third special session begins Wednesday, which is also the last day of the second special session. Gov. Jay Inslee has called lawmakers back for a third special session, saying that "the clock is running out" before the state faces a partial government shutdown.

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  • Anger at video of police shooting of black driver Philando Castile
Anger at video of police shooting of black driver Philando Castile

But within seconds, Yanez fires seven times at Castile , while his girlfriend and her four-year-old daughter remain in the auto. Although many already believed the verdict was a miscarriage of justice, the public release of the dashcam video reiterated those feelings.

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  • Russian hackers targeted 21 USA states during election
Russian hackers targeted 21 USA states during election

As a result, some 122 local election offices received phishing emails. The testimony came during a morning of double-barreled intelligence committee hearings - one in the House and one in the Senate - that underscored the USA intelligence community's months-old determination that Russian Federation attempted to meddle in the election.

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  • Senate to finally unveil secret health care bill
Senate to finally unveil secret health care bill

For some Republicans, the bill does not go far enough-they object to the slow roll-out of cuts to the Medicaid expansion and want more immediate change. The House-passed bill would halt the extra funds for new beneficiaries in 2020. Beginning in 2020, the Senate measure would also limit the federal funds states get each year for Medicaid.

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  • Pregnant Woman Shot Dead by Police After Calling Them for Help: Cops
Pregnant Woman Shot Dead by Police After Calling Them for Help: Cops

Family members also said they believe race was a factor in the incident - Lyles was black, and the two police officers who shot her were white. SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police are investigating the fatal shooting by two officers of a woman family members say was pregnant and struggling with mental health issues.

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  • Sent to Triple-A on Thursday
Sent to Triple-A on Thursday

Kyle Schwarber #12 of the Chicago Cubs bats against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field on June 2, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. One of the Chicago Cubs' biggest heroes from the 2016 World Series championship run is heading back to the minor leagues, according to multiple reports.

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