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Tech sergeant released from hospital after air show accident

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A Thunderbirds Air Force jet went off a runway while preparing for an OH air show, and authorities say an Air Force pilot from Fort Lauderdale was one of two injured. "Our first priority is taking care of our Thunderbird teammates and ensuring future safety", Lt. Col. Jason Heard said in the statement posted to Facebook. Read More »

Five GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written

Democrats formed a united front against the controversial measure that was drafted in secret, criticizing it as a "war on Medicaid ", the health care program for lower income Americans, and calling it a worse plan than one that passed the House of Representatives in May. Read More »

Wounded GOP Rep. Steve Scalise's condition improves to fair

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Barth was hospitalized and released, Williams said . Hodgkinson, who authorities said spent the last few months living in a white van parked at a local YMCA, opened fire just after 7 a.m. Hodgkinson, who was later killed by police. The doctor described how a bullet from an assault rifle entered Scalise's hip and traversed his pelvis, shattering blood vessels, bones and internal organs along the way. Read More »

Brazilian president says he built warm ties with Putin

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But the White House quickly shifted course and reportedly told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak that the return of the compounds would not be contingent upon renewed construction on the consulate. - A Situation Room meeting to brief 12 key members of Congress, including the leadership of both parties, on the Russian hacking issue "devolved into a partisan squabble". Read More »

Nevada Republican Senator Wavers On Health Care Bill

But a defeat would be a bitter and damaging blow to Trump and his party. As it stands, the Senate draft of the AHCA will make drastic cuts to Medicaid - even bigger than the cuts in the original House bill , which amounted to over $800 billion - screwing over mostly poor and elderly people. Read More »

North Korea tested rocket engine possibly for ICBM

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Although this language is not necessarily taken seriously as North Korea has made a habit out of making these kind of statements, Kim Jong-un is thought to be both unpredictable and potentially unstable. Over 2000 people attended the funeral to pay their respects to the 22-year old student who lost his life to the brutal regime of North Korea. He died June 19. Read More »

See how House, Senate health care bills stack up

They were Sens. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Mike Lee of Utah, Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas . Of course, they were there because insurance works by lots of healthy people paying in, and only a a few sick people needing a payout. Read More »

White House hires Timothy Harleth for the role of Chief Usher

The lawsuit alleges those actions violate the Presidential Records Act . However, they become eligible under the PRA five years (and 12 years for classified material) after a president leaves office. CREW spokesperson Jordan Libowitz tells NPR that both groups have what's called "informational injury", which would allow them to sue. McGahn, as White House counsel , handles vetting potential appointees, choosing judges to fill lower court vacancies, and providing legal advice on ... Read More »

Delhi woman who bobbitised boyfriend on run, relatives held

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After Ravi refused once again, the woman chopped his genitals off with the knife, sending Ravi running from the house looking for assistance. The woman reportedly asked him to marry her which he refused saying his family members did not approve of their relationship. Read More »

Senator Cantwell's plan to stop Republican health care bill

The four holdouts, among the Senate's most conservative members, said the plan failed to rein in the federal government's role, highlighting Republicans' struggle to craft legislation to revamp a sector that accounts for one-sixth of the world's largest economy. Read More »

Watters: 'Are the Democrats Sick of Losing Yet?'

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The two campaigns and outside groups supporting and opposing the candidates shelled out at least $36 million , including more than $22 million from Ossoff's campaign. "So you want me to sing my praises, is that what you're saying?" the California Democrat remarked dismissively to reporters when asked why she should stay on as leader. Read More »

SNP crash in backlash on referendum

Sturgeon had said she would give Scots a "real choice" between Brexit and leaving the United Kingdom in a second independence referendum. She claimed the Prime Minister had lost all authority following yesterday's vote and said the damage the Conservatives had done to the country "cannot be overstated". Read More »

Cosby set to begin defense at sexual assault trial

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Given that its case in defense of Bill Cosby was distilled down into one succinct, six-minute interview with a detective who was part of the initial 2005 investigation into sexual assault charges brought by Andrea Constand against the disgraced comedian, one might conclude that Cosby's team of attorneys know the evidence is stacked against them, and have chose to just end this as quietly as they can. Read More »

French yield near seven-month low as Macron awaits first rating review

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Ankara fears arms provided to the Kurdish fighters will end up in the hands of the insurgents in Turkey and has threatened to respond to threats. The coalition's spokesman at the time, Col. President Emmanuel Macron says France is no longer pushing for the departure of Syrian President Bashar Assad, a shift in French policy throughout the Syrian war. Read More »

China calls for early resumption of talks on Korean Peninsula

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Among the Chinese attendees was Fang Fenghui, a member of China's Central Military Commission ( CMC ) and chief of the CMC Joint Staff Department. Trump has praised Chinese President Xi Jinping for trying to contain North Korea, which counts on China for 90 percent of its trade, but the effort has delivered few results. Read More »

Russia fires missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria

The defence ministry said in a statement that Russia's Admiral Essen and Admiral Grigorovich warships and the Krasnodar submarine in the eastern Mediterranean fired six Kalibr missiles at command centres and weapons stores in Syria's Hama region. Read More »

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny detained as supporters protest across Russia

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Turnout was hard to calculate as ordinary people mingled with those protesting, but thousands filled the Tverskaya Street area in Moscow , many waving Russian flags and banners. The first wave of protests in March was largely inspired by a film Navalny distributed on YouTube that accused Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev of overseeing an empire of luxury properties. Read More »

Jason Greenblatt visits home of slain Israeli policewoman, Western Wall

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A Palestinian attempted to stab Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank Tuesday before being shot dead, the army said. On the campaign trail, Trump indicated he would be far more sympathetic to settlements than Obama. Greenblatt, an Orthodox Jew who was Trump's real-estate adviser, is soft on settlements and was even an armed guard at a West Bank yeshiva he studied at in the 1980s. Read More »

141 feared buried in landslide in Sichuan's Maoxin

The rest had been totally buried by rocks, said a local official Li Yuanjun. Xinhua said there were 400 people involved in the rescue effort and 6 ambulances were at the scene, and more were on their way. A rescue mission was underway after approximately 40 homes were buried in Maoxian county in Sichuan province, the Xinhua news agency reported . According to local sources, the landslide blocked a stretch of about one kilometer of a nearby river. Read More »

Malloy stands by pledge to aid Planned Parenthood despite cost

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Many Republicans have always been vehement opponents of Planned Parenthood, which also provides abortion services, and have repeatedly attempted to prevent federal funds from going to the provider. "We voted to take the money from Planned Parenthood and distribute it to the community health clinics around the state of Colorado", Gardner told KNUS 710-AM's Dan Caplis in 2015 . Read More »

Democrats Play Blame Game With Pelosi After Georgia Election To GOP's Glee

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The leadership of the House Democratic Caucus tried to put the best face on Tuesday's special election losses in Georgia and SC by saying they're making progress, and the GOP victories were much more narrow than in the past. Even in Georgia's Sixth (which has seen dramatic redrawings), Ossoff's showing was by far the best by a Democratic congressional candidate since before Newt Gingrich won the seat in 1978. Read More »

North Korea Denies Responsibility in Warmbier's Death, Slams Washington

Warmbier was detained for trying to steal a propaganda slogan from his Pyongyang hotel and has confessed to "severe crimes" against the state, the North's official media said on Monday. US President Donald Trump blamed "the brutality of the North Korean regime" for Mr Warmbier's death. Some 2,500 mourners attended a Thursday morning memorial at Wyoming High School. Read More »

Heavy rain, flooding likely before sunshine returns

Travis Brickey, the senior program manager for Social Media, Public Relations and Corporate Information for the TVA, says the agency has already lowered some lake levels in preparation for the storm. "A couple inches? Yes". "We stand ready to assist local communities in the event of an emergency, and I ask all Texans to keep those in the storm's path, and our courageous first responders, in their prayers as they prepare for this storm", Abbott said in a statement. Read More »

US Would Welcome Effective Syrian Effort to Defeat IS, Military Says

The incident closely followed Sunday's USA downing of a piloted Syrian army jet in the southern Raqqa countryside after it dropped bombs near US -backed forces. Syrian Information Minister Mohammad Ramez Tourjman said Iran's missile strikes against ISIS positions in the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor have sent a strong message to the government of Donald Trump to drop any potential plan for launching an attack on Iran or mounting a campaign to isolate the Islamic Republic on the ... Read More »