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CNN Finds Unusual Way to Cover Sean Spicer

While many within the media feel that the Trump Administration is squashing their First Amendment rights by prohibiting recording devices of any kind in the White House Press room, CNN seems to have found a way to get around this new rule. Read More »

Judges rule that 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced

As ABC News notes, Avery was sentenced to life in a separate trial. June 22, 2017: A three-judge federal appeals panel rules that Dassey's confession was improperly obtained and he should be retried or released from prison. August 2, 2007: Dassey is sentenced to mandatory life in prison with a possibility of parole set for November 1, 2048. The state of Wisconsin has since issued a statement regarding the appeals case. Read More »

Incendie d'un camion-citerne au Pakistan: 123 morts, une centaine de blessés

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La tragédie intervient alors que nombre de Pakistanais sont sur les routes pour rejoindre leur famille à l'occasion des festivités d'Eid-el-Fitr, fête musulmane majeure marquant la fin du mois sacré du ramadan. La chaussée était jonchée d'ustensiles de cuisine, casseroles, jerrycans et seaux que les victimes avaient apportés pour collecter le carburant qui avait fui du camion. Read More »

How The Senate Health Care Bill Could Disrupt The Insurance Market

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President Trump spent part of his Saturday at Trump National Golf Club but had healthcare on his mind. Sponsored Content - Download our Executive Briefing to learn how agency and industry experts are hoping to reduce insider threats. "We are working closely with our pro-life allies in the Senate to prevent this from happening, as it could result in our opposition". Nevada Republican Sen. Read More »

Gerrymandering: Drawing districts for political advantage

Justices in the past have struck down electoral maps as illegal in the past. However, the court has yet to establish this workable standard and determine "how much is too much?" when it comes to the partisan effects of redistricting. "This is very unusual for the court to get involved in partisan gerrymandering". State Rep. Rafael Anchia , a Dallas Democrat and chair of the Mexican American Legislative Caucus in the Texas House , tweeted that the caucus would keep an eye on the ... Read More »

King Salman greets Muslims everywhere on Eid Al-Fitr

According to a communique published by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Endowments, after a number of legitimate measures and calculations run by special moon-sighting committees across the country, it was established that Sunday is the first day of Shawwal, marking the first day of Eid Al Fitr in Morocco. Read More »

Black groups in Cincinnati upset by 2nd mistrial

In that case, the jury first reported it couldn't reach a verdict on the third day, and a different judge sent them back to continue. Almost 31 hours after beginning deliberations they returned saying they were still unable to find consensus. Read More »

S. Korea president invites N. Korea to Pyeongchang Olympics

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There was no exchange of fire between the two sides when the North Korean soldier, a private, smuggled himself across the border to the south, the Yonhap report said. Seoul welcomes refugees from the North following an initial investigation period and adjustment to life in the capitalist South. The team will demonstrate during the opening and closing ceremonies of the South Korea-led World Taekwondo Federation's World Taekwondo Championships set for June 24 for a seven-day run in Muju, some ... Read More »

Qatar says demands made by four Arab states not 'realistic'

Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told reporters in Dubai on Saturday that his country and its allies, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain, do not want "regime change" in Qatar , but a "behavioral change". Qatar denies funding or supporting extremism but acknowledges that it allows members of some extremist groups such as Hamas to live in Qatar , arguing that fostering dialogue is key to resolving conflicts. Read More »

Opposition a divided house over Presidential election: BJP

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During his interaction with the BJP-led NDA MPs and MLAs in Dehradun on Monday, Kovind will be joined by Union minister Thaawar Chand Gehlot and Anil Baluni, who is the BJP's media head and belongs to the hill state, besides two other MPs. "Had it been so, they would have fielded Meira Kumar in the last election itself". The elite force will guard him till he takes over the Office of the First Citizen of India, who is also the supreme commander of the Armed Forces. Read More »

Tally of high-rise buildings to fail cladding safety test rises to 34

More than 3,000 people were asked to leave four tower blocks in Camden, north London, this weekend after a fire audit revealed suspect gas fittings and faulty fire doors. To encourage co-operation, Prime Minister Theresa May said the government won't penalize any fire survivors who were in the country illegally. Earlier, Camden council's Labour leader, Georgia Gould, said the authority had acted "as swiftly as we possibly can" to ensure people's safety. Read More »

Srikanth reaches Super Series final

Placed 11th in the world rankings, Srikanth dominated his fourth ranked rival right from the start, opening up a 6-4 lead in the opening stages of the first game. The Indian went into the break with an 11-9 lead but Long soon made it 11-11. Shi took a slender early lead in the second game but Srikanth caught up at 2-2 and edged ahead with an onrushing return at the net. Read More »

Scott concerned about 'harmful impact' of Senate health care bill

Heller said that he won't vote for a bill that "takes insurance away from tens of millions of Americans and hundreds of thousands of Nevadans". "This bill that's now in front of the United States Senate is not the answer", Heller, a moderate who is up for re-election in 2018, said at a news conference in Las Vegas. Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise no longer in the ICU

Scalise is now entering into an extended period of healing and rehabilitation the release read. According to the Inquisitr , Scalise was injured after the gunman, 66-year-old James T. Matt Mika , a lobbyist for Tyson Foods, was also shot. The Republican lawmaker who was shot last week in an apparent politically motivated attack on a charity baseball practice has been upgraded to fair condition , hospital officials said Friday. Read More »

Real cause of Grenfell Tower fire disaster revealed

She said that the model had never been subject to a recall, and that tests were being carried out to determine if it now should be. By Friday afternoon, the Government said 14 buildings across nine local authority areas in England were found to have flammable cladding. Read More »

LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals

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It was in Surprise, Arizona, against Ohio State, a 6-1 defeat that led pitching coach Nate Yeskie to print up a list delivered to each player on a piece of paper. "I feel like we're playing so much better each passing day", Mainieri said. Instead, Rasmussen entered with a 5-0 deficit in the fourth inning. LSU made it 5-0 in the bottom half of the fourth inning, when the switch-hitting Papierski, who homered from the left side of the plate in the second inning, crushed a solo home run, his ... Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise Now in 'Fair' Condition

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He has undergone several surgeries and remains hospitalized. A gunman opened fire last Wednesday, shooting dozens of rounds at the GOP lawmakers at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Va., one day ahead of the bipartisan Congressional Baseball Game for Charity. Read More »

2500 attend Otto Warmbier funeral

North Korea said Friday that the death of American tourist Otto Warmbier was a mystery , denying that he was tortured and casting itself as the " biggest victim " of the affair. Warmbier returned to the US last week in a coma. The student died six days later. The article said South Korea was tarnishing North Korea's image with "slanderous talk about cruel treatment and torture". Read More »

Casey: GOP health bill would mean 'destructive' cuts

Millions of families will lose coverage entirely. It will cover a lot less, but that may not be a problem to you. It would also put annual spending caps on the overall Medicaid program, which since its inception in 1965 has provided states with unlimited money to cover eligible costs. Read More »

British PM Theresa May to present Brexit plans to European Union leaders

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But Brussels has made clear that it expects all EU citizens in the United Kingdom to retain their full rights - and for these to be underpinned by the European court of justice. "Then, in a second step, we will scope our future relationship". Lapinski, who is spokesman for President Andrzej Duda, retorted that he agreed " Europe is not a supermarket" - and that means the European Union should not expect Poland to accept the migrants just because it gives the country structural funds. Read More »

Escalation in Syria: US Downs Syrian Plane, Iran Launches Missiles at ISIS

John J. Thomas , the spokesman for the U.S. Iraqi lawmaker Abdul-Bari Zebari said his country agreed to the missile overflight after coordination with Iran , Russia and Syria . The U.S. -led coalition fighting the Islamic State group said a U.S. F-15 fighter jet shot down the drone "after it displayed hostile intent" while approaching a military camp near the Syria-Jordan border. Read More »

Brussels bomber was Moroccan national aged 36

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According to a witness the suspect shouted " Allahu Akbar " (God is great) before blowing up a wheeled suitcase. Similar attacks by lone assailants causing maximum mayhem but few victims have also happened in London and Paris in the past couple of days, putting European capitals on alert on the eve of the busy summer tourist season. Read More »

'Bothersome' that Mueller is 'very good friends' with Comey

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These claims were made ahead of Friday's deadline on turning over any recordings of the meetings between the President and the Federal Bureau of Investigation director to the House Intelligence Committee. Speaking to Fox & Friends a day after a series of tweets confirmed there were never any tapes to begin with, Trump said: "When he found out that I, you know, that there may be tapes out there, whether it's governmental tapes or anything else, and who knows, I think his story may have ... Read More »