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Obama to return to campaign trail to stump for Northam

Obama carried Virginia in both 2008 and 2012, and agreed to stump for Ralph Northam's run for governor, the Huffington Post reported Thursday. The race was largely cast as the establishment versus the populist progressive, similar to the Democratic presidential primary contest a year ago. Read More »

North Korean officials troubled by Warmbier death

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Chinese officials will visit the White House on Wednesday, at which time Trump is expected to press them on North Korea and on enforcing sanctions on the regime. Anger over Otto Warmbier's fate continued to build Tuesday, with lawmakers declaring his death a "murder" and calling for travel restrictions to North Korea while the Trump administration considered how to respond. Read More »

Parsing through the details of the GOP's health care bill

In that case, Senate leaders plan a workaround. "He has already spoken to Gov. Scott, Senate President Negron and Speaker Corcoran about the first draft of this proposal", the statement read. "I'm very thankful for the Affordable Care Act". Republicans have been clear for the better part of a decade that Obamacare must be repealed, and the disintegrating support among insurers for the Affordable Care Act underscores the necessity for a better plan. Read More »

Sixers like Fultz first

I know God has a plan". "This season has been hard. They know I'm competitive, and I'm all about winning". With the No. 1 pick, the Sixers will draft Markelle Fultz , a guard out of Washington, according to reports. When Simmons is off the ball I can see a risky potential as well. Since 2003, the 76ers have won only one playoff series and they have only one winning season since 2005. Read More »

Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game

The match between Mexico and New Zealand will be held June 21 and will start at 21:00 GMT. TV: Fox Sports 1 (In Portland: Comcast 408/723); In Spanish on Telemundo (In Portland: Comcast 26/1179). "If I was a big team in world football and we were taken right to the edge by a smaller team like New Zealand there's a certain amount of discomfort there and big pressure". Read More »

Portman Has 'Real Concerns' About Medicaid Cuts, May Still Vote For Bill

The Reform movement sharply criticized a Republican bill in the Senate that would repeal and replace major parts of the Affordable Care Act and make severe cuts to Medicaid . He also chided Democrats for indicating they wouldn't support the Republican-crafted plan. "We have a responsibility to move forward, and we are", said McConnell, R-Ky. Read More »

Otto Warmbier's death 'is a mystery to us,' North Korea says

Warmbier was accused of stealing a propaganda poster. A crowd of some 2,000 people filled a high school auditorium in Otto Warmbier's hometown of OH to celebrate his life. "The smear campaign against DPRK staged in the USA compels us to make firm determination that humanitarianism and benevolence for the enemy are a taboo and we should further sharpen the blade of law", the spokesman added, referring to North Korea by its formal name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Read More »

Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia - FOX10 News

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In some of the bands of rain, a brief spin-up will be possible. While the storm update was primarily upbeat, Edwards said Louisiana residents should be mindful of its continued path through the state. Saturday. WIND: Gusts of tropical storm force in a few squalls are still possible mainly to the east of the depression. As of now, the main impacts to Southwest Louisiana will be the heavy rain threat that could lead to flash flooding Wednesday through Friday , and the secondary threat ... Read More »

Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case and pays 2m euros fine

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Do you honestly think that Mourinho and United executive vice chairman Ed Woodward - who has negotiated with Mendes before - suddenly felt the need to rip up the list of transfer targets they were working on and focus on Ronaldo? There will be no Old Trafford return for Ronaldo, who is once again happy at the Bernabeu. Read More »

M raised from the Uganda solidarity summit on refugees

Held in Entebbe, Uganda, the summit hopes to raise at least $2bn to help tackle the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis triggered by continuing civil war in South Sudan. Already, food rations have been cut in half for some refugees. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said. On Thursday, Guterres visited refugee camps in northern Uganda, close to the South Sudan border, which have popped up over the past year, quickly becoming the largest in the world. Read More »

Podhoretz: GOP Dodged a Bullet in Georgia Race

At the same time , the unsuccessful Democratic candidates in these special elections have vastly outperformed the party's nominees who ran in these same districts just eight months ago. A document issued by Ben Lujan, chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, sought to put the best possible face on the four defeats in four elections, noting the sizeable swing to the Democrats in percentage terms, although the actual number of people voting for the Democrats plunged in three ... Read More »

Otto Warmbier's hometown prepares for funeral

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North Korea last tested a nuclear bomb in September, but it has conducted repeated missile test since and vowed to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the U.S. "The world stage is secondary to the fact that they've lost their child", she said, "and I think we can all certainly appreciate that". This should be a watershed moment in how the global community deals with North Korea. Read More »

Australian military suspends air operations over Syria

Tensions between Russian Federation and the USA have been heightened in the region after the U.S. shot down a Syrian government jet on Sunday, the second in the space of 12 days. "From now on, in areas where Russian aviation performs combat missions in the skies of Syria , any airborne objects found west of the Euphrates River, including aircraft and unmanned vehicles belonging to the global coalition, tracked by means of Russian land and air anti-aircraft defense, will be considered air ... Read More »

Finsbury Park mosque attack: suspect identified by family and neighbours

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Osborne was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and terrorism offences. An elderly man who was being given first aid treatment outside the mosque died, but it is not clear if his death was a direct result of the attack . She said: "I will chair an emergency meeting later this morning". Osborne's friends and relatives have said in a statement that they are "massively shocked" by what he has done to the Muslim worshippers at Finsbury Park . Read More »

Fitness blogger dies after whipped cream canister explodes

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Following her death, a message was posted on Rebecca's Instagram account warning of the dangers of the canister and stated the "cartridge/siphon for whipped cream... It said further efforts had been made to reach those who'd already bought them, reaching 100,000 customers. "Unfortunately, there are still lots of siphons of all brands that remain potentially risky", the company said. Read More »

Conservatives Left Scrambling After Losing Majority in British Parliament

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The election "puts back on the table membership in the single market", said Jennifer Hudson, a senior lecturer in political behaviour at the University College London . "So let's not kid ourselves", he said. But there was little sympathy from some other Europeans. "The most important thing is Brexit - because the clock is already ticking", he said. Read More »

Jeffrey Donaldson: 'Very Good Chance' Of Tory Deal

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Conservative sources said talks with the DUP were "ongoing" after the Northern Irish party warned its support can not be "taken for granted". But opposition parties have said it is a way of avoiding the government being voted down in a Queen's Speech next year when talks in Brussels get tough ahead of Britain's expected European Union exit in March 2019. Read More »

62 die in forest fire still raging in Portugal

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The fire broke out Saturday just before 3:00 pm (1400 GMT) in the municipality of Pedrogao Grande in the region of Leiria. Prime Minister Antonio Costa called it " the greatest tragedy we have seen in recent years in terms of forest fires". Read More »

Trump denies obstruction of justice, rejects tape claims

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And you read all about it and I've been reading about it for the last couple of months about the seriousness and terrible situation with surveillance all over the place. "I mean the whole thing is ridiculous, if you want to know the truth". The general counsel of the IL elections board, Ken Menzel, said about 90,000 voter records were compromised in the security breach year, the majority of which contained drivers license numbers and other sensitive data, Time reported Thursday. Read More »

Heller won't back Senate GOP health care bill

She said Wednesday that she went with a group of senators to McConnell on Tuesday to make sure he knew of their worry that failing to use an adequate inflation adjustment for Medicaid funds to states would create problems. The debate over the repeal bill is shaping up as a titanic political clash, which could have major implications for both parties, affecting their electoral prospects for years to come. Read More »

NASA Discovers 10 New Potentially Habitable Earth-Like Planets

The rest are still undergoing evaluation. Although the Kepler mission has yet to fulfill one of its goals, which is determining the fraction of sun-like stars hosting Earth-like planets in our galaxy, these data will help astronomers determine that number in the next few years, the researchers said. Read More »

I did not record Comey conversations

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Trump, in the Fox News Channel interview, did not say exactly what he thought had changed about Comey's story. So when Donald Trump made the mistake of musing about "tapes", and left the door hanging open with his tweets, he once again put both his legal team and his White House staff in the bad position of trying to explain his actions and contain their damage. Read More »