• Minor New York City subway derailment causes outage, delays
Minor New York City subway derailment causes outage, delays

The Fire Department said that one vehicle of the train had derailed and three people had been injured. All passengers on the train were evacuated and authorities were investigating the incident in Manhattan's Harlem section, officials said.

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  • Former Campus Cop's Murder Case Ends in Mistrial, Again
Former Campus Cop's Murder Case Ends in Mistrial, Again

Heine, the lead investigator who "surprised the prosecution with testimony she volunteered which helped Ray Tensing's defense". Tensing has five years' experience in law enforcement and worked for the University of Cincinnati Police Department for more than a year.

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  • Vintage Disneyland concept map sells at auction for $708000
Vintage Disneyland concept map sells at auction for $708000

It depicts areas of Disneyland that never materialised - such as the "Lilliputian Land" - and some that took a very different form. Mike Van Eaton , Co-Owner of Van Eaton Galleries , said the auction house was "beyond thrilled" with the sale which produced some "pretty excited bidding".

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  • Dozens of prospective jurors beg off 'Pharma Bro' case
Dozens of prospective jurors beg off 'Pharma Bro' case

Many jurors seemed to see Shkreli as "the face of corporate greed in America", as one man said . "I heard he bought an album from Wutang for 1 or $2 million", a male prospective juror said. "I'm anticipating an article, a piece, that will further complicate the already complicated job of defending someone so many people feel strongly about", he...

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  • Team New Zealand routs Oracle Team USA to win America's Cup
Team New Zealand routs Oracle Team USA to win America's Cup

With yachties, school children and adults glued to their 5am television screens to witness Emirates Team New Zealand claim global sport's oldest trophy, Gisborne Yacht Club is hoping the win will create extra interest in its efforts to bring New Zealand's own oldest sporting trophy to Gisborne.

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  • Military post in Alabama tweets it's on lockdown, possible shooter
Military post in Alabama tweets it's on lockdown, possible shooter

Installation is locked down. Christopher Colster, a spokesperson for Redstone Arsenal, said soldiers inside the arsenal believe the gunman is in the Sparkman Center. Employees are being advised to shelter in place. Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), which is located at the base, said the camp was in "lockdown".

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  • CNN journalists resign over retracted story
CNN journalists resign over retracted story

Politico reported that its anonymous source said Scaramucci complained to CNN's Frank and Washington Bureau Chief Sam Fiest seeking a retraction and threatening a potential lawsuit. NEW YORK (AP ) — President Donald Trump is using the resignations of three CNN journalists involved in a retracted Russia-related story to resume his at...

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  • Emmett Till Historical Marker in Mississippi Destroyed By Vandals
Emmett Till Historical Marker in Mississippi Destroyed By Vandals

After Emmett Till Memorial Highway was dedicated along a 32-mile stretch of US 49 East in 2006, vandals painted "KKK" on the Emmett Till highway sign. The men were acquitted by an all-white jury, though the men later confessed in a paid magazine interview. "Vandals have been around since the beginning of time".

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  • Big Tech tries to butter up Trump again
Big Tech tries to butter up Trump again

Apple CEO Tim Cook threw a fundraiser for Trump's former opponent Hillary Clinton previous year. Those eager to see tech execs do just that "are asking them to act like Trump instead of acting strategically and clever". The gathering is the first event for a technology-focused effort within the White House Office of American Innovation . Ja...

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  • Baker wants Rodriguez _ so long as he's the old
Baker wants Rodriguez _ so long as he's the old "K-Rod"

That being said, the Nationals are tampering their expectations of what the 35-year-old veteran can bring to their ailing bullpen. On top of his horrific ERA and numerous blown saves this year, Rodriguez has also allowed an eye-popping 22 earned runs and nine home runs in a mere 25.1 innings in 2017.

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  • High School Grads Don Bikinis for Power Plant Internship
High School Grads Don Bikinis for Power Plant Internship

The competition has sparked outrage and Temelin chiefs have apologised for hosting the comeptition. The contestant with the most Facebook likes on the plant's album was slated to win the position, though the attempt at using the young women's sexuality for an industrial chic fashion competition soon led to a mini-meltdown.

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  • CBO: Senate health bill would result in 22M more uninsured by 2026
CBO: Senate health bill would result in 22M more uninsured by 2026

Donald Trump has gone out of his way lately to say he wants to see a health care bill " with heart ". Multiple Republican senators appeared reluctant to support the GOP's current Obamacare replacement bill Monday following the release of a Congressional Budget Office report assessing its effects, putting its passage this week in doub...

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  • Senate Republicans issue modest revisions to health care bill
Senate Republicans issue modest revisions to health care bill

Senate Republicans are expected to make additional changes to their health care bill throughout this week as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tries to find 50 senators to support his bill. The House passed its version of an Obamacare repeal bill in May. The U.S. Senate's bill to overhaul healthcare would result in 22-million more uninsur...

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  • Senate Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured by 2026: CBO
Senate Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured by 2026: CBO

By 2021, some ten million fewer people would be enrolled in Medicaid and its sibling, the Children's Health Insurance Program. Conservative senators say the Senate bill does not do enough to repeal Obamacare . Senator Angus King, an independent, lamented the lack of presidential leadership to guide the legislation that he said runs counter t...

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  • What You Need To Know About The Supreme Court's Travel Ban Decision
What You Need To Know About The Supreme Court's Travel Ban Decision

However, the Supreme Court decision isn't permanent, with justices due to meet in October to decide whether the president's policy should be upheld or struck down. Justice Clarence Thomas, writing on behalf of Justices Neil Gorsuch and Samuel Alito, said the entire travel order should be implemented because the partial implementation is not enf...

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  • Kushner visits bereaved family of Hadas Malka
Kushner visits bereaved family of Hadas Malka

Jewish settlements in the West Bank are regarded as illegal under worldwide law and are considered one of the main obstacles to a two-state solution, taking land claimed by Palestinians for a future state. They live alongside some three million Palestinians. Kushner's family foundation, the Charles and Seryl Kushner Foundation, has donated tens o...

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  • Mueller and Comey's relationship 'bothersome'
Mueller and Comey's relationship 'bothersome'

How can ether U.S allies or adversaries believe anything that comes out of the mouth of a president who habitually lies? When Comey's account was publicized, Trump tweeted that Comey "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press".

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  • Johns Hopkins Children's Center ranks fifth best children's hospital
Johns Hopkins Children's Center ranks fifth best children's hospital

The new rankings, released today, highlight the top 50 centers in 10 pediatric specialties: cancer , cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology , gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, neonatology , nephrology , neurology and neurosurgery , orthopedics , pulmonology , and urology .

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  • SCOTUS will hear religious liberty case
SCOTUS will hear religious liberty case

Summary: In what may seem a surprising twist, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a church seeking grant money to resurface their playground. "Despite opposition to the ruling, Reverend Mech says it shouldn't matter what group receives the funding so long as it's going to protect children".

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  • Trump welcomes Modi at White House for first meeting
Trump welcomes Modi at White House for first meeting

Wearing an Emilio Pucci yellow floral dress in crepe, the First Lady joined Trump in welcoming Modi at the South Portico of the White House and then walk with them to the Oval Office. "Trying to get the price up a little bit", he said. Ashok Sajjanhar, a former Indian diplomat, said that India is hopeful but apprehensive. From the Paris Agreeme...

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  • These Senators will make or break the GOP's health care push
These Senators will make or break the GOP's health care push

But, as Senate Republicans coalesce around a solution, they seem to be settling on a policy that would punish sick Americans far more than Obamacare ever did: forcing people to wait months for their coverage to kick in if they've gone two months without coverage in the past year.

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  • For Trump and the Republican Party, it's still complicated
For Trump and the Republican Party, it's still complicated

Dean Heller of Nevada said wouldn't support the bill. The CBO estimated that in 2026 49 million people would be uninsured under the Senate bill, compared with 28 million under the current law. If a similar system were in place for plan year 2019, a previously uninsured person who doesn't qualify for a special enrollment period could, for examp...

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  • Supreme Court rules for Missouri church in playground case
Supreme Court rules for Missouri church in playground case

Advocates for private-school vouchers cheered the Supreme Court's 7-2 decision Monday that the state of Missouri could not deny a playground resurfacing grant to a church, calling the decision a first step toward an end to state bans on using public money to pay tuition at parochial schools.

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  • China releases Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo on medical parole
China releases Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo on medical parole

His cancer appears to be severe. "(They) cannot perform surgery, cannot perform radiotherapy, cannot perform chemotherapy", Liu Xia said in the video. In Hong Kong, about 70 supporters of Liu took to the streets to demand his immediate release on Tuesday, chanting slogans denouncing the Chinese government as a "murderer".

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  • Trump administration reiterates: Israeli settlements do not help the peace process
Trump administration reiterates: Israeli settlements do not help the peace process

Netanyahu is close to Kushner's family, and he even gave up his childhood bedroom and slept in the basement once when the Israeli prime minister visited them in NY. Pro-settlement hard-liners who dominate Netanyahu's coalition and oppose Palestinian statehood on security or religious grounds had pressed him to keep that promise.

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  • Senate plan ends Mich. Medicaid expansion by 2021
Senate plan ends Mich. Medicaid expansion by 2021

The announcement is a significant blow to Senate Republicans, particularly Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who has scrambled to garner support for the bill , which could come up for a vote as early as Thursday if the motion to proceed passes in the next day or two.

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  • Progressive Groups Rip Republican Plan To Replace Obamacare
Progressive Groups Rip Republican Plan To Replace Obamacare

Moderates are anxious their party's approach to healthcare would kick too many people off their insurance plans after Obamacare expanded coverage to millions of Americans since it was enacted seven years ago. "But the bottom line is that most people will pay more for less care". Max Richtman, president and CEO of the National Committee to Preserv...

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  • Trump calls Supreme Court ruling on his travel ban a 'clear victory'
Trump calls Supreme Court ruling on his travel ban a 'clear victory'

Last week, the Refugee Justice League and the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) took emergency legal action on behalf of Yussuf Awadir Abdi, an American citizen, Utahn, and Imam at Salt Lake City's Madina Islamic Center Mosque. "It's sad in a lot of those countries that people are suffering the way they are, but we have to be safe too fo...

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  • Israel did not comply with United Nations call to stop settlements
Israel did not comply with United Nations call to stop settlements

Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday he has the "privilege" of building the new settlement. The new settlement is meant to house residents of the West Bank outpost of Amona after it was demolished in February. The settlements include those that Israel considers legal as well as at least 100 wildcat outposts. Regardless of whether a state chooses to ...

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  • Donald Trump has revealed all about those cryptic James Comey 'tapes' tweets
Donald Trump has revealed all about those cryptic James Comey 'tapes' tweets

Donald Trump's idiocy is exceeded only by his ego, as ably demonstrated by the saga of the imaginary James Comey tapes . Comey testified under oath before the Senate that Trump, in the first days of his presidency, had demanded Comey's loyalty during a private dinner at the White House.

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  • Supreme Court reinstates part of Trump's travel ban
Supreme Court reinstates part of Trump's travel ban

The court, in effect, said that foreigners with ties or relationships in the United States would not be prohibited from entering the country. Ismail Elshikh (EES-my-ayl-el-sheek) said Monday he's not optimistic because of the delays in his mother-in-law's application and the additional paperwork being requested.

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  • Supreme Court to hear major gerrymandering case
Supreme Court to hear major gerrymandering case

The federal court's decision was the first time in three decades that such a ruling had been made on a redistricting case , thereby setting the stage for a possible showdown in the Supreme Court . Bandemer. Republicans might stuff Democratic voters into Democratic districts, leaving other districts with Republican majorities that are essentiall...

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  • Several US CEOs committed to invest in India: Aghi
Several US CEOs committed to invest in India: Aghi

As India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the US over the weekend, President Trump tweeted a warm welcome , calling the Indian leader "a true friend". He said, these plans also showcase the enormous fruits of our relationships with enterprising USA partners-worth many billions of dollars over the next decade alone-together with concomit...

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  • President Trump and his staff are illegally deleting messages, lawsuit alleges
President Trump and his staff are illegally deleting messages, lawsuit alleges

Chief of staff Reince Priebus and senior adviser Jared Kushner, the president's powerful son-in-law, were at one moment spotted in an animated conversation, though the two men quickly displayed over-the-top smiles and walked off together once they realized they had been spotted by photographers.

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  • Supreme Court to hear gay wedding cake case
Supreme Court to hear gay wedding cake case

Lawrence Sager, a constitutional theorist and the former dean of the University of Texas School of Law, said that while the court's decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop will not have direct legal bearing on Texas' HB 3859, it could have important implications for the future of religious refusals in the state.

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