• Relive Matt Kemp's 11th inning walk-off home run
Relive Matt Kemp's 11th inning walk-off home run

Adams' homer was the first of his career. Garcia allowed six runs and seven hits in 4 1/3 innings. It was the Braves' 12th win in their final at-bat, the most in the majors. Hundley scored on Kelby Tomlinson's fielder's choice grounder, and Panik's fly ball to left field cut the lead to one run. Phillips hit his fifth homer, a solo shot, to s...

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  • Governors ask Senate leaders to stop Trumpcare rush
Governors ask Senate leaders to stop Trumpcare rush

Mitch McConnell and a select few Republican members of the Senate are now drafting a piece of legislation that represents one-sixth of our nation's economy and jeopardizes the healthcare of millions of Americans - and nobody, not even the people who will be voting on its passage - has any idea of what's in it.

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  • Minneapolis chief disappointed by pride parade
Minneapolis chief disappointed by pride parade

But the Twin Cities Pride Parade and Festival in Minneapolis, which draws about 350,000 people each year, is working "to balance the concerns of the community and our concerns for making this family-friendly event a safe and welcoming place for everyone to attend", organizers said in the Tuesday statement .

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  • Tester slams Senate health-care bill; Daines, Gianforte seek input
Tester slams Senate health-care bill; Daines, Gianforte seek input

The president had previously asked the GOP-led Senate to pass a more "generous" bill than the one that was approved by the House - saying it was too "mean". How many will lose health coverage is unknown if the bill remains intact, which is unlikely. From February through May, the nightly broadcasts on ABC, CBS and NBC devoted a total of 204 m...

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  • Cullerton calls budget special session a 'political stunt'
Cullerton calls budget special session a 'political stunt'

So, considering the Senate Democrats and state Republicans all back concrete budget proposals, it still comes down to the House - more specifically, to Durkin and Madigan finding some common budget ground. Otherwise, Illinois will enter its third year without a budget. GRANITE CITY, Ill. (AP) - Authorities say a sewer line in southern IL brok...

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  • Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million
Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

Almost three years have passed since 18-year-old Michael Brown died in Ferguson, Missouri when he was shot several times by Officer Darren Wilson . The process is expected to cost more than $2 million and could take years. Federal District Judge E. Richard Webber approved the settlement, stating that it was " fair and reasonable compensation...

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  • Democrats struggle for right strategy after special election losses
Democrats struggle for right strategy after special election losses

President Donald Trump claimed hard-fought congressional victories Wednesday, intensifying an already hard day of questions for Capitol Hill Democrats . "A lot of Democrats are exhausted of her and exhausted of defending her", said political analyst Larry Sabato. It's true Trump isn't wildly popular here, and Handel and her campaign under...

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  • Senate GOP health care bill aims to defund Planned Parenthood
Senate GOP health care bill aims to defund Planned Parenthood

Republicans in the Senate on Thursday unveiled their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act - also known as Obamacare. "The president said the House bill was mean", said Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer. Just hours after McConnell released the 142-page legislation on Thursday, four conservatives said they opposed it. "Just...

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  • Caught on tape: Dem official says he's 'glad' Scalise got shot
Caught on tape: Dem official says he's 'glad' Scalise got shot

Moments later, he added , "I wish he was f***ing dead". The gunman was shot and killed by police. "This motherfucker, his whole job is to get people, convince Republicans to fucking kick people off of fucking health care", Montag is heard saying in the audio recording, which was published on the website talkrealsolutions.com .

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  • Canadian man charged after possible terror attack at MI airport
Canadian man charged after possible terror attack at MI airport

A Canadian who told police he hates the United States is accused of shouting " Allahu Akbar " while stabbing a police officer at a MI airport. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a statement about the incident on Wednesday evening. Jeff Neville with a large knife and declared " Allahu akbar ", the Arabic phrase for "God is great". Witnesse...

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  • Ted Cruz Could Be About To Derail 'Blood Money' Obamacare Repeal
Ted Cruz Could Be About To Derail 'Blood Money' Obamacare Repeal

People are removed from a sit-in outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office as they protest proposed cuts to Medicaid, Thursday, June 22, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington . Trump has since called it "mean", despite celebrating it at the Rose Garden with House Republicans. Toomey, among the Senate's most fiscally conservativ...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy Causes Indiana Flooding
Tropical Storm Cindy Causes Indiana Flooding

And more was on the way. Cindy, armed with sustained winds of 50 miles per hour, was forecast to hit with heavy rains totaling 6 to 9 inches and isolated amounts of 12 inches for parts of Louisiana , Mississippi , Alabama , and western portions of the Florida Panhandle through Thursday.

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  • Obama denounces 'fundamental meanness' of Senate GOP health care bill
Obama denounces 'fundamental meanness' of Senate GOP health care bill

The proposed Medicaid funding cuts , Nicholas further offered, are unsustainable and would challenge MA "with an impossible financial burden given the impact of payment caps on the core Medicaid program". We hope that Cotton, Rubio, Sasse, and more Senate conservatives will join the other conservatives in opposition to the current bill. Ted Cru...

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  • Huge GOP Turnout Doomed Democrat in Georgia
Huge GOP Turnout Doomed Democrat in Georgia

Democrats must defend their current districts and win 24 GOP-held seats to regain a House majority next November. The key for Handel was the time she had between April's first round of voting (which Ossoff led in an open primary with 48.1 percent, just short of the majority he needed to settle matters then) and the second (in which Ossoff's vot...

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  • Johnson: Senate bill doesn't address health care costs
Johnson: Senate bill doesn't address health care costs

And with little time to digest the Senate bill , we don't know many other things. House bill: Tax credits would be based primarily on age. Neither the House nor the Senate bill would go so far. Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more , visit http://www.npr.org/. The BCRA is even worse for low income women: not only may they lose some Essenti...

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  • Mueller meets with House leaders amid Trump-Russia probe
Mueller meets with House leaders amid Trump-Russia probe

To make it more hard, Trump's statements threaten to undercut their work. "I don't care who Trump hires". It's too early to say for sure what legal strategy his lawyers will eventually settle on. Whether Trump himself is under investigation at this stage also is still unclear. On Friday, Trump tweeted that he is "being investigated for firi...

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  • Sen. Dean Heller Is the First Moderate
Sen. Dean Heller Is the First Moderate "No" on Trumpcare

Republican lawmakers will need to answer to its beneficiaries, who've grown dependent on this program for coverage. "The idea that five times more simply makes that health insurance unaffordable for those folks, particularly between the ages of 50 and 64", chapter state director Gaylene Miller said.

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  • 13 ways the Senate GOP health-care plan could impact MI
13 ways the Senate GOP health-care plan could impact MI

Senators are likely to have only a handful of days to decide whether to support or vote against the 142-page bill , which was unveiled on Thursday. Dean Heller said at a news conference this afternoon that if the current draft of the Republican health care bill were brought to the Senate floor, he would vote "no".

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  • North Korea denies torturing USA student Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing USA student Warmbier

Obama's policy of " strategic patience " with North Korea and avoiding dialogue with Kim Jong-un was suggested as the real reason for the death of Otto Warmbier in the statement carried by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA ). Shockingly, the spokesperson told KCNA that North Korea was the biggest victim of this incident as Washington had di...

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  • Republican convicted of attacking reporter set to join House
Republican convicted of attacking reporter set to join House

Gianforte introduced the balanced-budget bill later in the day, and also signed on to a term-limits bill - both of which are going nowhere politically. He said he's not yet convinced that the proposed repeal of "Obamacare" will work to reduce heath-insurance premiums or protect rural access to health care.

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  • North Korea denies torturing USA detainee Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing USA detainee Otto Warmbier

The funeral will be at Wyoming High School , his alma mater where tributes will be paid to the late Warmbier , according to reports . He will then be buried in Cincinnati's Oak Hill Cemetery. It demanded that South Korea return 12 restaurant workers who defected to the South past year. "He was the best guy I knew". The 22-year-old's simple...

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  • Trump's putdown of wind energy whips up a backlash in Iowa
Trump's putdown of wind energy whips up a backlash in Iowa

Are only the richest people qualified for positions such those held by billionaires Wilbur Ross , the commerce secretary, and former Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn , who is a chief economic advisor? "Pretty good imagination, right?" Despite campaign promises to "drain the swamp" of special and elitist interests in politics, since taking offi...

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  • Defiant Nancy Pelosi says she's not going anywhere
Defiant Nancy Pelosi says she's not going anywhere

Kathleen Rice's office, though it was not clear what if anything would come of it. "This is certainly something that we have to discuss because it's clear that, I think, across the board in the Democratic Party, we need new leadership", the MA lawmaker said.

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  • Flash Flood Watch issued as Cindy makes its way to the Mid
Flash Flood Watch issued as Cindy makes its way to the Mid

The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port, the largest privately owned crude storage terminal in the United States, suspended vessel offloadings but expected no interruptions to deliveries from its hub in Clovelly, Louisiana [nFWN1JH0MO]. He also advised getting extra materials incase heavy winds cause damage. The area experienced flooding and road closure...

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  • Companies pull sponsorship of Public Theater over Trump, 'Caesar' controversy
Companies pull sponsorship of Public Theater over Trump, 'Caesar' controversy

Delta Air Lines and Bank of America , both sponsors of the play, pulled out over similarities between Shakespeare's Caesar - who is stabbed to death in the third act of the play - and Trump. "We are deeply grateful for the outpouring of support we have received around our free production of Julius Caesar ", the statement read . The comedy "A...

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  • Republican senators release health-care bill to cut Medicaid, erase tax boosts
Republican senators release health-care bill to cut Medicaid, erase tax boosts

The Senate vote is expected before June 29. Further, the Senate bill would limit Medicaid even more over time by tying the annual growth rate of those funds to standard inflation, rather than more generous index of medical inflation, starting in 2025.

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  • Jurors Acquit Ex Cop Who Fatally Shot Sylville Smith
Jurors Acquit Ex Cop Who Fatally Shot Sylville Smith

According to the Times , the night after the shooting, Heaggan-Brown "went to a bar, met a man, drank heavily and "bragged about being able to do whatever" he wanted 'without repercussions'". Heaggan-Brown shot Smith twice on August 13 after a routine traffic stop. The prosecutor argued that Smith was defenseless at the time of the second...

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  • Crews make progress on Holcomb Fire
Crews make progress on Holcomb Fire

Highway 18 is set to reopen Friday morning as firefighters make progress battling the Holcomb fire near Big Bear. A great number of firefighters and equipment are still on the road and motorists are advised to use caution and reduce speed for public and firefighter safely.

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  • Women can't revoke consent to sex once underway, NC law states
Women can't revoke consent to sex once underway, NC law states

Jeff Jackson (D-Mecklenburg) told The Fayetteville Observer this week. The Observer is not naming the man involved in the incident because he has not been charged with a crime. "It's had a chilling effect on prosecutions". Amy Guy of Wake County is one of these victims. While not all states have legislated one way or the other in this area, s...

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  • Compare the Senate, GOP health bills and 'Obamacare' on key issues
Compare the Senate, GOP health bills and 'Obamacare' on key issues

Trump has spoken favorably about both the House-passed bill and the Senate version unveiled this week, though he declared several times as he ramped up his campaign for the presidency that he would not cut Medicaid . Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more , visit http://www.npr.org/. Many of McConnell's colleagues, however, are confident that if any...

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  • North Korea denies torturing Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing Otto Warmbier

It warned that such actions would force North Korea to become even stricter in its way of dealing with other USA nationals held in the country. Meanwhile, North Korea is holding three other Americans as well as six South Koreans. " China is North Korea's only ally and China is the country that provides the most economic assistance to North K...

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  • Justices side with government in property rights case
Justices side with government in property rights case

Taking all those factors into account, the Murrs "have not been deprived of all economically beneficial use of their property", Kennedy said. United States, it correctly found that a criminal defendant who had virtually no chance to win at trial-absent jury nullifcation, which was our focus-was still prejudiced by (and entitled to a new trial due t...

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  • House price slowdown in London comes to a halt
House price slowdown in London comes to a halt

The annual rate of growth across United Kingdom cities has risen to 4.7%, said the property business, while average prices have risen 3.5% in the last quarter. This takes the average price in the 20 cities covered by the index to £250,200 but there is some regional variation and some locations have seen a considerable slowdown, such as London where...

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  • Wisconsin AG asks court to review Dassey ruling
Wisconsin AG asks court to review Dassey ruling

US Magistrate Judge William Duffin overturned Dassey's conviction in August, citing his age, intellectual deficit and lack of guardian during questioning. "They fed him the answers they were looking for when he didn't give them the information they wanted to hear", Nirider told the three-judge panel. Judge Hamilton said the decision "breaks new g...

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  • Prosecutors seek to uphold 'Making a Murderer' confession
Prosecutors seek to uphold 'Making a Murderer' confession

The 27-year-old - who featured in the popular Netflix show - was 16 and mentally impaired when he told police under interrogation that he helped his uncle Steven Avery rape and kill photographer Teresa Halbach . "And this pattern continued until Dassey finally voiced what the investigators wanted him to say, seemingly guessing, or the investigat...

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