• Wife of man who shot Rep. Steve Scalise speaks out

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    The firearms recovered from the alleged attacker in Wednesday's shooting at a Alexandria, Virginia, baseball field that left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and several others injured were purchased legally, according to multiple law enforcement sources.
  • Cubans brace for worst as Trump takes aim at Obama opening

    Cubans brace for worst as Trump takes aim at Obama opening

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    Trump is expected to announce the changes Friday at Miami's Manual Artime Theater surrounded by prominent Cuban-Americans who back the move. According to the Miami Herald , back in September, while at a campaign event in Miami, Trump told a crowd - which the Herald reports was heavily populated with Cuban exiles - that former President Barrack Obama's decision to ease trade and travel restrictions on Cuba hadn't benefitted the Cuban people and was misguided.
  • Ex-NBA player Rodman expected to arrive in North Korea today

    Ex-NBA player Rodman expected to arrive in North Korea today

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    It's unclear the goal of Rodman's visit, but the former basketball star is one of the only Americans who's ever met current North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un . He also described Kim as " a friend for life " after visiting North Korea in 2013, and has drawn criticism for his public appearances alongside the dictator.
  • PM in Jeddah to 'help resolve Gulf crisis'

    PM in Jeddah to 'help resolve Gulf crisis'

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    Pakistan's parliament last week passed a resolution urging the Pakistani government to help mediate the crisis , which could turn out to be disastrous for the regional security and stability. Qatar is home to the biggest USA military base in the Middle East. But Al-Emadi said there is no such crisis . In what it calls the biggest bovine airlift in history, Moutaz Al Khayyat, chairman of Power International Holding, bought the cows from Australia and the U.S.
  • Gulf nations may let some Qataris stay amid diplomatic rift

    Gulf nations may let some Qataris stay amid diplomatic rift

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    Qatar has always been the host of the largest United States military base in the Middle East, and the regional blockade is greatly complicating that base's operation. All except Bahrain barred Qatari flights from their airspace, compelling Qatar Airways to use longer routes over Iran. The land border with Saudi Arabia, through which 40% of Qatar's food comes, has been closed.
  • Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations

    Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations

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    May Friday insisted that she would stick to the Brexit timetable. Voters dealt Prime Minister Theresa May a devastating blow in a snap election she had called to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks, wiping out her parliamentary majority and throwing the country into political turmoil.
  • Mandsaur violence: Deceased farmers' kin request CM Chouhan to end fast

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    Chouhan began his indefinite fast on Saturday after Madhya Pradesh witnessed a series of violent clashes between protesting farmers and security forces deployed in the state. At this, Digvijay Singh and Kamal Nath protested, saying they wanted to go there to restore peace but were being stopped. Farmers have also been forced to sell winter crops, like tomatoes and potatoes, at giveaway prices.
  • Democrats furious at evasive answers at hearing

    Democrats furious at evasive answers at hearing

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    The committee is holding a closed session after lunch with staff about the technicalities of the law that allows the intelligence community to surveil foreign targets. "I mean, it's detailed, as you know from reading the story, when you met, what you discussed, et cetera, et cetera". Sen. John McCain , R-Ariz., asked Coats to comment on that morning's Washington Post report that Coats told associates in March that Trump had asked him whether he could intervene in the FBI ...
  • Why Comey never ordered an independent probe into Clinton's emails

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    Even before Comey's cryptic reference Thursday, Democratic senators had been raising more questions about Sessions' contacts with Kislyak. The 80-year-old Arizona Republican jokes that maybe he shouldn't stay up late watching the Arizona Diamondbacks and says he missed an opportunity in Thursday's hearing.
  • GOP House candidate who assaulted reporter wins Montana election

    GOP House candidate who assaulted reporter wins Montana election

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    After describing the Gianforte incident, Meyers said , "The GOP health care plan is so bad, Republicans would rather body-slam reporters than answer a question about it". And for that I am sorry . On Thursday, House Speaker Paul Ryan urged Gianforte to apologize for the incident. "We'll talk to you about that later", Gianforte said, to which Jacobs replied, "Yeah, but there's not going to be time".
  • Trump, EPA chief meet ahead of decision on climate change

    Trump, EPA chief meet ahead of decision on climate change

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    He previously stated that withdrawing from the accord reflects his "America First" policy. Trump tweeted as he departed the G-7 on Saturday that he planned to make a decision on Paris this week, and he has consulted with advisers and aides in the days since his return about the matter.
  • US Contractor Charged With Leaking Top-Secret Data to the Media

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    Winner-Davis and her husband said they have spoken to Winner by telephone since her arrest and only saw her briefly at a hearing on Monday. "They took her by surprise". Another embarrassing leak of a top secret U.S. document detailing how Russian Federation had meddled in last year's election has caused National Security Agency (NSA) its reputation yet again.
  • Officials say Trump may not try to block Comey's testimony

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    U.S. Senators said Former FBI Director James Comey will be grilled on whether President Donald Trump tried to get him to back off an investigation, into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Members of both houses of Congress shied away last week from predicting what Comey will say. Presidents have often invoked executive privilege, and they have mostly failed when challenged in court.
  • Harrington receives six stitches in elbow after weird accident

    Harrington receives six stitches in elbow after weird accident

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    Jude Classic in Memphis after an amateur struck him mid-practice swing, leaving the three-time Major victor requiring six stitches. The 45-year-old revealed that an elbow injury suffered while coaching an amateur had him fearing the worst, but will only be out of action for less than two weeks.
  • Merkel says expects Britain to remain a partner post-Brexit

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    This will change", Trump tweeted . Trump took to Twitter early in the day in the United States to attack Germany, a day after Chancellor Angela Merkel ramped up her doubts about the reliability of Washington as an ally. Gabriel also spoke of "a loss of the United States as an important nation" and said that the unsuccessful G7 talks would have a bigger impact. "In other words, the accounts balance ".
  • Politicians give verdict on Corbyn-May TV interviews

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    The Labour leader said he did not believe it had been a "plot" but added: "Margaret Thatcher made a great deal of that issue at the time". He would not be drawn on whether he would order a drone strike strike against a terrorist plotting overseas to attack the UK.
  • Men probing Ivanka Trump brand supplier in China detained, missing: NGO

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    As the Trump and Xi families gathered at Trump's Florida resort, China's government approved three new trademarks to sell Ivanka Trump-branded products in China, although Beijing insists it gave her no preferential treatment. Su Heng had been working undercover at the Ganzhou factory since April, Li said. The company produces around 100,000 pairs of shoes for the Ivanka Trump brand every year, from a total output of eight million pairs.
  • Russians believed they had 'derogatory' information on Trump

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    One of the officials said the intelligence report masked the American names but it was clear the conversations revolved around the Trump campaign team. After Buzzfeed published the dossier, Trump forcefully denied its contents. Trump give Russian officials code-word classified intelligence, thereby creating doubt among our allies as to our reliability and impairing information sharing.
  • Newest Statue on Wall Street: 'Pissing Pug'

    Newest Statue on Wall Street: 'Pissing Pug'

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    Ultimately, he worries that the Fearless Girl will be seen as comparable to the Wall Street bull, which was funded by Di Modica himself. A New York City sculptor is so upset about the placement of the "Fearless Girl" statue that he chose to take things into his own hands to express his dismay.
  • 33 shot, 4 fatally, in Memorial Day weekend shootings

    33 shot, 4 fatally, in Memorial Day weekend shootings

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    The two were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, police said. Oscar L. Clay got into an argument with a 27-year-old man in the 1700 block of North Narragansett at 1:32 p.m. The man took himself to University of Chicago Medical Center and was in good condition, police said. A 19-year-old man was shot while walking in 1300 block of South Millard Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood about 10:55 p.m.
  • The Late: Italy leader says G-7 talks were calm and free

    The Late: Italy leader says G-7 talks were calm and free

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    That means the G7 is unlikely also to reprise its oft-used terminology against protectionism, after Trump in Brussels this week reportedly described the Germans as "bad, very bad" in their trade practices. The leaders also voiced solidarity with the United Kingdom after Monday's bombing in Manchester in which 22 people, including children, were killed.
  • National Spelling Bee becoming easier to predict

    National Spelling Bee becoming easier to predict

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    But in the spelling community, he was a seasoned competitor with an impressive resume. Rakesh practices three to four hours a day and Hennessey is coached by her parents. Joseph. The national competition begins Tuesday, when all spellers take a preliminary multiple-choice spelling and vocabulary test. Scripps says its polling has revealed the favorite food of the spellers is pizza, their favorite sport in soccer, their favorite sports figure is Michael Phelps, their favorite actor is ...