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Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens charged with murder

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Jones is now serving time in prison for several murder and injury-to-a-child convictions that occurred in the mid-1980s. Authorities began investigating Jones anew, saying dozens of children had died in her care. Jones is serving concurrent 99-year and 60-year sentences for the killing a 15-month-old baby girl by a lethal injection and the sickening of a 4-week-old boy, who survived a blood thinner injection. Read More »

Cosby judge says jurors' identities can be released

O'Neill plans to hold the retrial within four months. O'Neill warned jurors not to divulge what fellow jurors said during deliberations. "Just because they have signed up to do their civic duty in this case should not necessarily impose a lot of media upon them". Read More »

Venezuela's 'tiger' foreign minister quits

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, center, poses for a group photo with Venezuelan opposition lawmakers and an opposition leader; Deputy Luis Florido, second left, front row; Deputy William Davila, second right; political coordinator of Voluntud Popular Carlos Vecchio, right; Deputy Carlos Lozano, left, back row; Deputy Franco Casella, second left, back row; Deputy Lester Toledo, third left, back row; Deputy Winston Flores, fourth left, back row, at the General Assembly of the ... Read More »

White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

The result of the race - the most expensive House contest in United States history - is a demoralizing blow to Democrats , who have also came up short in races in Kansas, Montana and SC. The losses left many Democrats looking for a new way forward to mount an opposition to President Trump . Probably the most humiliating thing about the Georgia loss is that tactically there wasn't much else they could have done. Read More »

Trump Administration Considers Next Move After Death Of Otto Warmbier

Warmbier was arrested and imprisoned in North Korea during President Barack Obama's time in office, though North Korea only informed the U.S. of Warmbier's medical condition earlier this month. Schiff was among many lawmakers who deemed Warmbier's death a "murder", echoing Arizona Republican Sen. Asked about potential travel restrictions, the State Department's Nauert said, "we're contemplating that right now". Read More »

After weeks of secrecy, US Senate to unveil healthcare bill

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Senate Democrats gathered outside the Capitol on Wednesday morning to protest the health care bill now being drafted by their Republican colleagues, which is to be unveiled Thursday and could be voted on as early as next week . Senator Susan Collins, a moderate Republican from ME, said she wanted to read an assessment by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office on its impact on cost and insurance coverage before making her decision. Read More »

GOP Holds On in High-Profile Special Election in Georgia

Protestations aside, Handel often embraced the national tenor of the race, joining a GOP chorus that lambasted Ossoff as a "dangerous liberal" who was "hand-picked" by House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California. But despite the string of losses in special elections, some Democrats said there were reasons to be encouraged. They'd have sent a clear signal that the midterm elections, set for 17 months from now, might well prove to be something of a Democratic picnic. Read More »

Kids asked to help find Library's summer reading mascot

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A year ago in Grant County, more than 3,600 kids participated in the program, logging more than 24,000 hours of reading. Studies show that kids demonstrate roughly two months of grade-level equivalency loss in both reading and math during the summer months. Read More »

Delay in reporting of deadly US destroyer collision raises questions

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Later that day, divers had an opportunity to inspect the damage more thoroughly and located the bodies of seven crew members the Navy had initially listed as missing. This updated photo released by the U.S. Navy, Monday, June 19, 2017, shows Yeoman 3rd Class Shingo Alexander Douglass , 25, from San Diego, California. Read More »

Senate GOP promises to unveil health overhaul Thursday; votes expected next week

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has taken full control of the chamber's effort to rewrite the US health insurance system, prompting frustrated Republican members to vent their dissatisfaction over the secretive process. The No. 3 Senate GOP leader, John Thune of South Dakota, said Republicans were moving toward phasing out Obama's enlargement of Medicaid to additional low-income people over five or six years. Read More »

Qatar will buy United States some F-15 fighters

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan called on Saudi Arabia's King Salman to resolve the rift with Qatar before the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan , according to an interview with Portuguese state broadcaster RTP on Thursday. Read More »

Deuxième gouvernement étoffé de la présidence Macron

Aux Armées, à la place de Sylvie Goulard, le président de la République a nommé Florence Parly , ancienne secrétaire d'Etat au budget sous le gouvernement Lionel Jospin et cadre dirigeante à la SNCF. Dans la foulée, les trois ministres issus du MoDem - Sylvie Goulard, François Bayrou et Marielle de Sarnez - ont annoncé leur départ à tour de rôle. Read More »

EU, Britain possible to strike 'fair Brexit deal', says Michel Barnier

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At one point, officials took a short break to smile and pose for photographs holding gifts. David Davis took a team of eight to Brussels to face the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier . "If all went well, the two parties may want to remarry even before they have divorced". On day one of the negotiations, Prime Minister Theresa May's government gave in to European Union demands to discuss the terms of its divorce - including the exit fee - before any consideration can begin on the ... Read More »

Deals Rumor Mill: BMC Software, Cosco, CVC Capital Partners

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If the deal goes ahead, it would be the largest leveraged buyout of a technology company since Michael Dell and Silver Lake Management purchased Dell Inc . Representatives for New York-based CA didn't immediately respond to requests for comment. The similar Dell deal ended up with a $25B transaction value. Read More »

Ex-tennis star Blake, NYC reach settlement

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In exchange, the city agreed to establish the "James Blake CCRB Fellowship" to investigate police misconduct. The police officer, James Frascatore , was later brought up on departmental charges after the review board determined he used excessive force against Blake. Read More »

Almost 1000 Rescued Animals on the Mend

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Humane officers say they know who the suspect is and believe the person was going to sell the animals at a convention this weekend. She added the sudden influx of animals took staff off guard. Those authorities said when they found the animals, 18 were already dead from the heat and 10 more had died since being rescued. "It was 107 degrees inside when we got there and certainly that is not as hot as it has been". Read More »

House, Senate investigators seek Comey memos, Trump tapes

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In the latest "not-normal" episode of his embattled presidency, Donald Trump on Friday declared-in a meandering statement that left reporters clamoring for clarification-that former FBI Director James Comey lied under oath in claiming he demanded "loyalty" and said he'll let the world know soon enough if tapes of their interactions exist or not. Read More »

Ce qu'il faut savoir sur le scrutin — Législatives

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L'ensemble Les Républicains/UDI/DVD obtient de 97 à 130 sièges, le Parti socialiste/PRG/EELV/DVG de 27 à 49, La France insoumise et le PCF sont crédités de 10 à 30 sièges et le Front national de 4 à 8, selon Kantar Sofres-Onepoint pour TF1/RTL/LCI, Ipsos-Sopra Steria pour France Télévisions/Radio France, LCP/Public Sénat, France 24/Le Point et Elabe pour BFMTV. Read More »

More than half of Americans call climate change important issue

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The right-leaning daily poll from Rasmussen Reports continued to skew overall poll figures Wednesday as it reported that 45 percent of "likely USA voters" approved of the president's job performance. Trump is getting 72 percent approval from Republicans and just nine percent approval from Democrats. A gender divide remains: as they have from the start of his presidency, men are more likely than women to approve of the job Mr. Read More »

Hospital: Scalise upgraded to fair condition

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has been upgraded to " fair condition ", MedStar Washington Hospital Center said Wednesday, a week after the shooting at the congressional baseball practice that left him wounded. However in some cases there has been a security detail for members who do not hold leadership positions, but it's rare. The Louisiana Republican underwent multiple surgeries, having received multiple blood transfusions after suffering blood loss. Read More »

Trump to host Trump re-election fundraiser at Trump hotel

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But Mr. Trump has not officially announced his candidacy, and in a letter accompanying his filing, he wrote it did "not constitute a formal announcement of my candidacy for the 2020 election". The venue poses possible ethical and legal questions for Mr. Trump, and is sure to raise questions from Democrats who continue to question the intersection of government and Mr. Read More »

Donald Trump says North Korea efforts 'have not worked out'

Warmbier's death have been drawn at this time as there are additional medical records and imaging to review and people to interview", the medical examiner's office said . Relatives say Otto Warmbier died Monday . Patients in this condition who have survived a coma can open their eyes, but they do not respond to commands. Read More »

For Democrats, 'Not Trump' is not enough

She had handled Trump delicately throughout a primary and runoff election to fill the congressional seat vacated by Tom Price to take a spot in Trump's cabinet. Moulton, who beat a Democratic incumbent to win his seat, is skeptical the party can reverse its fortunes with the same leaders in place. "Oh my gosh. Read More »

Australia suspends air operations over Syria as conflict escalates

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A USA fighter jet shot down a pro-regime drone near al-Tanf in southeastern Syria, just outside the de-confliction zone according to the officials. " It displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces ", the statement said. That incident followed two others involving U.S. fire against pro-regime forces on the ground as they came close to the garrison. Washington said it would "work diplomatically and militarily.to reestablish deconfliction" but Moscow continued to take a hard ... Read More »