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Donald Trump questions impartiality of Russian Federation investigation chief Mueller

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he does not have recordings of his conversations with then-FBI director James Comey . U.S. lawmakers who are investigating Russia's role in the 2016 Presidential elections had asked the White House to provide recordings of conversations between Comey and Trump.

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Showers, scattered storms expected Friday; Tropical moisture Saturday

A 10-year-old boy from Missouri died Wednesday after he was struck by a log outside a beachfront condo in Fort Morgan, Alabama , the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office said. A man shields himself from the rain while riding his bicycle on the intersection of St. Emmanuel and Leeland streets Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Houston as Tropical Storm Cindy hit Southeast Texas and th.

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A storm named Cindy could disrupt your Saturday

However, our neighbors in MS/AL/FL felt the brunt of the storm with 8-15 inches of rain and numerous reports of tornadoes. The remnants of the tropical storm, which was downgraded to a tropical depression Thursday afternoon, has dumped several inches of rain on Louisiana and the Florida Panhandle.

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Wisconsin's Top Election Official Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to call Russian interference in the 2016 election a "big Dem hoax" and slammed the Democratic National Committee over how it dealt with the hacking of its email systems past year. While Trump and his underlings continue to play silly games with the question of whether the Russians hacked into computers to influence the election previous year, they might want to tell the Department of Homeland Security , where one official just ...

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GOP's challenge: finding votes for Senate health care bill

On Wednesday night, he told a crowd in Cedar Rapids that he had been asking senators to "add some money" to the bill in the attempt to give it some "heart". Republicans have been criticised for drafting the Better Care Reconciliation Act in secret. Medicaid , the health insurance program for low-income families and elderly or disabled Americans, as well as many children with special needs, covers one in five in the USA, or more than 70 million people .

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Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman dies at 93

Wagner to Bill DeBlasio. Pressman launched his six-decade broadcast career after stints at New Jersey's Newark Evening News and the New York World Telegram And Sun . Gabe was still coming to work and thinking about the next story. Among the first, if not the first, local newsmen to move from print journalism to television, Pressman was never one to read wire-service copy in front of a camera.

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Zola the gorilla dancing like a 'Maniac'

And he's dancing like he's never danced before. Zola has not been trained to dance and his moves are all natural behaviour to him. Footage of Zola " breakdancing " has taken the internet by storm, with the primate twirling and thrashing around in his favourite pool.

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Charlie Dent 'concerned' by Senate health care bill

Earlier in his response to the Senate bill's introduction to the public, Obama admitted that repealing the Affordable Care Act has become a "core tenet of the Republican party". "Simply put, this bill will result in higher costs, less care and millions of Americans will lose their health insurance, particularly through Medicaid ", Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer , D-N.Y., said in a reaction speech Thursday.

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Proton and Geely to sign definitive agreement

DRB-HICOM will retain 50.1 percent stake in Proton. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said on Friday that the signing of agreement cements the new beginning of strategic partnership between both companies. Founded in 1986 as a refrigerator manufacturer, it started producing motorcycles in the 1990s and launched its first auto in 2002. Geely in May said it would buy 49.9 percent of Proton from conglomerate DRB-HICOM Bhd as well as 51 percent of Proton's ownership in British vehicle ...

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Obama Has Weighed In on the Senate Health Care Bill

The plan would also give tax credits based on income. McConnell must navigate a narrow route in which defections by just three of the 52 Republican senators would doom the legislation. In a scathing Facebook post published Thursday, hours after Republican senators revealed their bill for repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act , Obama slammed Republicans for trying to rush through rolling back his signature legislation without holding any public hearings or debate.

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Deutsche Bank AG Reiterates $8.00 Price Target for Staples, Inc. (SPLS)

Clinton Group Inc. owned about 0.09% of Staples worth $5,022,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in shares of Staples by 3,241.4% in the first quarter. Staples's revenue was down 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. According to analysts Staples Inc (NASDAQ: SPLS)'s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.11 and can go high up to $0.13.

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Cosby jury deadlocked after four days of deliberations

NY lawyer Paul Callan, a former prosecutor, said he thinks it will be "exceptionally difficult" for the state to win a second trial against Cosby. Prosecutors reportedly intend to seek retrial of the case, but the result is a blow to Cosby's many accusers and women like them who too often face uphill battles in their fight for justice after reporting sex crimes.

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Tom Cruise Was Terrified by Boris Karloff's 'The Mummy'

If you did not watch The Mummy yet, then you'll probably want to avoid playing the new mobile game based on the movie that will make its way to Android and iOS devices later this month. Henry Jekyll (Russell Crowe ), who has a very intimate knowledge of uncontrollable evil. Read on about where to spot The Mummy easter egg if you decide to see the film this weekend.

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Sources Spill Dirty Details as Bachelor in Paradise Put on Ice

Last week, the filming of the highly-anticipated next season of " Bachelor In Paradise " was abruptly suspended following allegations of "sexual misconduct" on the set. Multiple sources confirmed to People that a producer of the US Bachelor spinoff show felt things went too far and claimed misconduct in the workplace.

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Celebrity chef Darren Simpson dies in Australia

Just two years after landing his first job, he was named the UK's Young Chef of the year at the age of 21 - the youngest-ever victor of the prestigious prize. RIP Darren Simpson! The world has lost another brilliant mind! He also worked in top London restaurants Clarke's, Bibendum, River Cafe and Sartoria.

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Daniel Day-Lewis has quit acting

Day-Lewis, who turned 60 in April, has one more movie in the works - Phantom Thread , which is set in London's 1950s fashion world and is due to be released in December. After the filming of the 1997 drama, The Boxer , Day-Lewis took a leave of absence from acting and moved to Florence, Italy to study the craft of shoemaking.

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Mourners Remember Otto Warmbier At Hometown Funeral

Donald Trump also hit out at North Korea, claiming "a lot of bad things happened" to Mr Warmbier during his captivity in the country. US lawmakers are pressing for a tough response against Pyongyang over its treatment of the 22-year-old university student, who was accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner while visiting with a tour group and was convicted of subversion.

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And you thought Republicans' health care bill couldn't get worse

Without the federal money for Medicaid expansion, OH leaders would have to decide whether to pay for the new enrollees' health care coverage with state tax money or end their insurance coverage entirely. The Senate Republicans' plan puts a lid on that by rolling back the Obama-era expansion of the program and then granting states a set amount of money for each person enrolled.

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Juror says Cosby trial panel almost evenly split

Only one of the jurors thought he was guilty on the second count. But only one juror believed Cosby was guilty on the second count: That Cosby assaulted Constand while she was "unconscious" or while he knew she was "unaware that the penetration is occurring".

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Drake Premieres "Signs" During Louis Vuitton Fashion Show

Check out the fashion show above. Lord forgive me, I can't take things slowly, no. As of yet, " Signs " isn't available to stream or download, but hopefully the 6 God will change that for us soon. The Canadian rapper, who recently featured on DJ Khaled's "To The Max" , is back with another new track for the summer. In terms of Billboard charts, it's now No.

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Kavita set to become 1st Indian woman to appear in WWE

WWE today (June 22) announced that former competitive powerlifter and South Asian Games gold medal victor, Kavita Devi has been selected to compete in the Mae Young Classic which is the first-ever WWE tournament for women. Representing Germany in the Classic is Jazzy Gabert , a muscle-packed, 6-foot-1 brawler who has wrestled internationally for more than 15 years. Jazzy Gabert - Also known as "Alpha Female", the German Gabert has held several titles in Stardom , including the ...

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Pelosi Claims Republicans Attacking Her Are Really Attacking San Francisco

University of Kansas political science professor Patrick Miller was among those watching the Georgia race because of its obvious parallels to the Kansas 3rd District. The New York lawmaker criticized the silver lining portrayed by Democratic leadership: that candidates in special elections have gained ground since 2016 by cutting into their loss margins.

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US warship clash site known for congested nighttime traffic

Three large compartments that included one machinery room and two berthing areas for 116 crew, rapidly flooded, he said . The bodies of seven drowned sailors were pulled from the areas of the ship that had been cut off. "Our goal is to learn all we can to prevent future accidents from occurring". "This process will unfold as quickly as possible, but it's important to get this right".

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House Democrats call for Pelosi to step down as minority leader

They are left to depend upon divisions within the GOP to derail the bill. Rice's criticisms have been joined by a couple other Democrats. Instead, the victory gave the majority party a sigh of relief, for now - and emboldened the president.

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Banksy identity 'accidentally revealed by Goldie' during interview

As well as being a founding member of Massive Attack , De Naja is involved in the art world creating pieces under the name 3D. By naming Banksy as " Robert " Goldie fuels the long standing speculation that his real identity is Robert Del Naja of Massive Attack .

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Coats Tells House Investigators President Trump Seemed Obsessed with Russia Probe

Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, told House investigators Thursday that President Trump seemed obsessed with the Russian Federation probe and repeatedly asked him to say publicly there was no evidence of collusion, a USA official familiar with the conversation told NBC News.

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Globetrotting horse Highland Reel wins at Royal Ascot

The big disappointment in the race was the John Gosden-trained favourite Jack Hobbs . O'Brien - who until Tuesday had carried nearly all before him this season in winning three of the four English classics - said Churchill had run a good race, but jockey Ryan Moore was perplexed.

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Bill Cosby Trial Ends In 'Mistrial'; Prosecutor Says He Will Retry

The Bill Cosby sexual assault trial which captivated the attention of America for over a year came to a disappointing and anticlimactic end on Saturday. The AP does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission, which Constand has done. Mike McCloskey, one of six alternate jurors chosen for the almost two-week trial, discussed his experience in an interview with Pittsburgh radio station WDVE .

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Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million euros in Spanish tax fraud case

A Spanish state prosecutor last week accused him of failing to pay 14.8 million euros on image rights earned between 2011 and 2014, saying he used a shell company in the Virgin Islands to 'create a screen in order to hide his total income'.

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'The Mummy' is a summertime guilty pleasure movie

But if the film receives quality word of mouth Universal Studios could believe that the movie will have done its job, simply by creating a solid foundation for its new Dark Universe . As Ahmanet, Algerian actor Sofia Boutella is the best part of " The Mummy ". "But then, you start cheering for her to get her way because you can't treat a woman like that".

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Cosby May Not Be Retried For Many Reasons

Soon after, Lena Dunham, Judd Apatow, Ru Paul and others spoke out on social media, seemingly united in their criticisms of the outcome. An actress on " The Cosby Show " who accused Cosby of violating her, she had been outspoken over the last two weeks about what this trial meant for her and the larger culture, often giving long and eloquent disquisitions on the courthouse steps.

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Steve Irwin scores posthumous star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Steve always said that he didn't care if anyone remembered him, as long as they remembered his message. Daughter Bindi , 18, who has carved out a name in the United States in her own right after winning Dancing with the Stars , said it was an "extraordinary moment, honouring Dad's legacy and all that he achieved for global conservation".

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US Authorities to Charge Turkish Security Guards Over Brutal Attack on Protesters

Two men have been detained over a brawl in Washington between President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's security personnel and protesters, with charges planned against a dozen guards, police and a media report said June 14. Nine people were hurt. Two Turkish-Americans have already been arrested for assault, and two Turkish Canadians have also been charged. In a statement Monday, Turkey's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the ambassador was summoned and "a written and verbal protest was delivered ...

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North Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

The cause of Warmbier's death is not known, and his family objected to an autopsy, a request the Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH honored. The funeral for Warmbier will be held at 9 a.m. The coroner's office has reached no conclusions yet as to the cause of Warmbier's death, but his doctors have said that the young man suffered extensive tissue loss in all regions of his brain, likely due to cardiopulmonary arrest.

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Mobb Deep's Havoc on Prodigy's Death: 'I Still Can't Believe It'

When he learned about his partner's death, Havoc was driving and almost got into an accident. Arum might have won, though, by talking about there being "numerous ways you can choose to earn funds" and saying that there was no traffic stopping you, before making a comment about how "you tweeting me, I'm tweeting right back at you " when dropping his Twitter handle towards the end.


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