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Trump fires Scaramucci in upheaval

It's all of a piece. Subtracting empty threats: Let's see whether the White House stops issuing threats it can't possibly back up. But the...

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Franklin Becomes First Hurricane of Atlantic Hurricane Season

Forecasters now say there is a 60 percent chance of an above-normal season, compared to their May prediction of a 45 percent chance . The ori...

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South Africa leader Zuma survives

File of South Africa president Jacob Zuma . On Tuesday, South Africa's President Jacob Zuma narrowly survived the eighth vote of no-confi...

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Paris: Six soldiers injured after BMW rams into them, terror attack suspected

They stopped the BMW at a Total service station, and told him to get out of the vehicle with his hands up. Witnesses claim the driver had ...

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Taylor Swift's mom, Andrea Swift, gives emotional testimony

Swift's lawyer, Douglas Baldridge , got Mueller to concede that various supervisors with KYGO and its parent firm had discussed the possibil...

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Ahmed Patel win unlikely to stop Amit Shah stride

One of these was nominated as a candidate to compete against Patel . A series of questionable IT raids followed at the Bengaluru resort where...

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Jerry Jones on Jimmy Johnson: 'You were a great partner'

He called Witten one of the five-best men he's encountered in the NFL since buying the Cowboys . "To me, he checks all the boxes in a double-pl...

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Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls: 2 Congress MLAs vote for BJP

Patel requires 45 votes to sail through his fifth RS election. Their MLAs had gone to a Bengaluru resort by leaving people of their constituen...

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Kenya elections: Calls for peace as voting begins under heavy security

Voters will also choose governors, members of parliament and senators. Odundu is a Luo and had just voted for Odinga , yet he complained of t...

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Australia Parliament Refuses to Vote on Same-Sex Marriage

Turnbull replied: "Strong leaders carry out their promises". That measure would make same-sex marriage legal by a national vote, while allowin...

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Hot with Low Storm Chances

Temperatures reach the upper 70s to lower 80s. Be careful in the heat today . It's unusual in August to have a soaking, day-long rainfall, bu...

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North Korea won't give up nuclear weapons, ballistic missiles for negotiations

The North said it will take an "action of justice", but didn't elaborate. In an interview with reporters in Manila, the ASEAN Regional Forum...

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A Trump Supporter Sues Republicans For Not Repealing Obamacare

Yet the House is where the only bipartisan proposal to fill the void originated last week, drafted by 43 Republicans and Democrats in the Proble...

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Concerns for Farah's 'bad legs' after toughest 10000m

For Bolt it was easy. "Halfway through the race I was thinking this is tough", Farah said. To have 10 global gold medals is incredible. "Tha...

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NK's foreign minister arrives in Manila for ARF

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will start a working visit to Philippines on Sunday. "It was a good outcome", Tillerson said of the S...

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Sen. Jeff Flake: Cutting Immigrant Numbers Not in the 'Right Direction'

The Democrats have fooled the people long enough. "I have pen in hand", Trump tweeted on July 25. This is because many people do not want ...

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China won't back down in border dispute with India

In the wake of the stand-off, the pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar was cancelled. "You were going to Afghanistan and got down at Lahore mid-wa...

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Trump on tricky legal ground with Affordable Care Act threat

Asked who would relay the message to the Trump administration, Hatch laughed and said, "I'm going to be one who does that", adding that he expec...

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Lufthansa changes routes to Japan after latest North Korea missile test

Referring to reports that the United States may have gotten China on board on the resolution, Russia's Ambassador to the UN Vassily Nebenzia...

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US Republican makes first move to work with Democrats on healthcare

Alexis Simendinger of Real Clear Politics reports , "The reconciliation technique, which depends on passing a fiscal 2018 budget and is laden wi...

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"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli Convicted Of Fraud

After striking out on his own, he developed a reputation for aggressive tactics, including betting a company's stock price would fall and then b...

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MI delays posting proposed health insurance rates

Majority voted for it anyway, saying they wanted to get to a House-Senate conference where something might be worked out that would make everyon...

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Putin Tells 755 US Diplomats to Leave Russia

The new sanctions target Russia's energy and mining sectors as well as Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which is supposed to bring Russian gas to Ger...

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The White House is a dump, President Trump tells golf buddies

Trump was reportedly playing with professional golfer Rory McIlroy, who told a golf blog that he hit a full 18 holes with the president . ...

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W. Virginia gov. announces party switch to GOP

It's hard not to see the rally in West Virginia as an attempt by the President to make himself feel better before heading to his golf club in ...

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She told her boyfriend to kill himself, now she's in jail

Carter must also obtain mental health counseling and can not profit from the criminal act through book, TV, magazine or movie contracts. Mon...

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Republican senator: GOP is 'in denial' about dangers Trump poses

He expressed trepidation about what he called Republicans being "in denial" about Trump . To carry on in the spring of 2017 as if what was ha...

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Governors press Trump to make ObamaCare payments

It's worth about $7 billion a year to the insurers, and without it, pressure on rates would skyrocket. "Indeed, the Department nowhere argues in...

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Austin Jackson Makes One of the Best Catches You'll Ever See

Wonderful footage from the game and pictures captured by photographers at the famous stadium show just how remarkable Jackson's catch was. For...

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Lawsuit: Ex-detective says Trump worked with Fox on DNC aide story

Wheeler was also falsely quoted saying the Democratic National Committee or Clinton's team were blocking the murder investigation. The story c...

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Laid off Workers React to Halt of Nuclear Reactor Construction

Today's Board action provides for a wind-down and suspension of construction on the two units and directs management to preserve and protect the...

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Shahid Khaqan Abbasi elected as Pakistan Prime Minister

After winning a parliamentary vote Tuesday he is expected to serve as prime minister until Sharif's younger brother Shahbaz , a provincial mini...

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Health care: Doing nothing is bad policy, politics

And don't forget the individual mandate: Insurers have also been anxious that the Trump administration might undermine the mandate, and Health ...

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National Night Out to be marked Tuesday at City Plaza

Council Member Ruben Valencia said, "We would like to thank the following sponsors that invest in our community and that helped fund this event"...

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Main Venezuelan Opposition Leaders Have Been Taken From Their Homes

Electoral authorities said more than. Venezuelan security officials seized two opposition leaders from their homes in overnight raids, acc...

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Russian Federation defends slashing U.S. diplomats as Putin warns further retaliation

Trump himself has not responded. The latest episode of Washington-Moscow tension further deteriorated the relationship between the two countri...

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Scaramucci Is Out As White House Comms Chief

Trump , speaking before officers from Suffolk County Police Department in NY on efforts to combat the gang MS-13, urged officers Friday to be "r...

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Musicians, 'Drag Race' stars unite in video opposing Trump's trans military ban

The legal questions raised by President Trump's statements present a key concern for many - especially those now serving in the military ...

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Fake Solar Eclipse Glasses Are Flooding the Market: How to Stay Safe

Eclipse glasses look a little like the old, flimsy 3D glasses, but instead of blue-and-red lenses, they come equipped with two dark, filtered l...

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'Abnormal': Sally Yates Shreds Trump for Firing Comey, Bullying Sessions

That would require the assent of at least 19 of the 52 Republican senators and nearly 100 House members. Trump , for his part, ignored the ...

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