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Schiff: Obama's failure to counter Russian Federation election meddling 'very serious mistake'

Trump on Monday shot back, tweeting that Obama "didn't 'choke, ' he colluded or obstructed, and it did the Dems and Crooked Hillary no good". Following a weekend Washington Post report about the Obama administration's responses to Russian Federation matter, the top Democrat on the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, Adam Schiff, criticised the Obama administration on Sunday (Monday NZT) for not taking earlier and tougher action against Russian Federation.

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Australia Is Getting Heaps Gayer, According To The Census

The ACT is the wealthiest of all the states with a median of $998 dollars per week. More Australians are identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, with 2.8 per cent in 2016 compared with 2.5 per cent in 2011. And of the more than six million born overseas, nearly 20 per cent have arrived since 2012. Going even deeper, people who were born overseas or had at least one parent who was born overseas make up 49 percent of the country.

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US Senate votes to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation and Iran

Voted for by 98 senators and only two were against. House Republicans are expected to review the Senate-passed sanctions bill in the coming weeks, an aide told Politico . The bill would also impose sanctions on Iran with regard to its ballistic missile activities that are not linked to the nuclear agreement the Arab country signed with the US and other countries.

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Supreme Court Will Rule On President Trump's Travel Ban

The revised travel ban, issued in March, blocks most new immigrants from six predominantly Muslim countries for 90 days and all refugees for 120 days. Today's ruling allows me to use an important tool for protecting our Nation's homeland. Rather than pursue an appeal, the administration said it would revise the policy.

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Special 'house' editions to mark 20 years of Harry Potter

More than 450 million copies of the seven original Harry Potter books have been sold worldwide in 79 languages. The books' magical world has inspired multiple films, spinoffs, memorabilia and amusement park attractions. In a new story titled The Potter Family , the 51-year-old author reveals that Harry Potter's great-grandfather's name was Henry, but was called Harry by his close friends.

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Team New Zealand routs Oracle Team USA to win America's Cup

Peter Burling of New Zealand outclassed Spithill from the jump, much to the shock of longtime fans of the sport. Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand have won the 35th America's Cup . The billionaire Oracle founder was on the water to watch and came ashore afterwards, dressed in Oracle Team USA kit, to greet both teams after a fascinating battle of wills and technology.

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None Questioned India's Surgical Strikes On Pak Soil: Modi

Highlighting the success of surgical strikes against terror havens along the Line of Control (LoC), Prime Minister Modi said that the move was a double-edged sword for which the entire world could have questioned New Delhi, but only those who faced the consequences took to criticising them.

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Photos of strippers entertaining inmates at a South African prison raise eyebrows

Pictures of the women entertaining the inmates began circulating on social media over the weekend, leading many to speculate that life was better behind bars than on the outside. "There was a clear breach of the security plan that was provided for the event, as well as other relevant [policies] and procedures". Thirteen officials have since been served with letters of an intent to suspend them.

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A key Republican senator has 'serious concerns' about the Senate's healthcare bill

More Republican senators are indicating they're not happy with the current draft of the proposal and now, President Trump is making a push to get the GOP on board. He acknowledged the bill has critics: "Some people have been more public about concerns but said they want to get to yes". Moreover, the Senate bill also outlines a plan to, beginning in 2025, tie federal funding for Medicaid to the nation's regular, or normal, rate of inflation rather than to the health care inflation rate, which ...

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Key Democrat agrees with Trump: Obama should have acted on hacks

The Obama administration imposed sanctions in December on two Russian intelligence agencies over their alleged involvement in hacking political groups during the election, but those sanctions were too little, too late, Schiff said . But Americans have known for a while about the Obama White House's challenges in responding to the Russian attack previous year. Obama didn't want to seem like a partisan and unduly influence the election.

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Insurance study ties legal pot to boost in car crash claims

If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. Interpretations of data aside, statistics tracking the potential effects of legalization are a preliminary baseline in these early years. The agency looked at collision claims in Washington, Oregon and Colorado before and after respective legalization took place, comparing claim frequency with five neighboring states: Idaho, Montana, Nevada , Utah and Wyoming.

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May agrees £1.5bn deal for DUP's support

Arlene Foster , leader of the DUP, was pictured with May at Downing Street. There were smiles and handshakes in the bright morning sunshine. "We will be able to finalize the agreement between ourselves and the Conservative Party", Foster told the commercial broadcaster Sky News .

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Mans forearm ripped off by crocodile while saving dogs

According to police, Dandwate, hailing from Nagpur and a graduate from IIT Bombay, had taken the dogs for a walk near the lake when they strayed into the waters. Later they plan to perform a plastic reconstruction surgery and provide the victim with an artificial hand. But crocodile bite is toxic as well. So constant care is taken to ensure that the wound doesn't get infected.

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Surprising Facts About The Refugee Crisis

Just over half a million refugees returned home in 2016, more than double the number that did so in 2015. In total, about 3.3 million South Sudanese had fled their homes by the end of 2016, in what has become the fastest-growing displacement of people in the world.

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Ron Johnson on GOP health care bill: 'Not a 'yes' yet'

Since its founding, Medicaid has operated as a partnership between the federal government and the states. On Friday, Sanders tweeted that thousands would die if the Senate passed its version of the health care bill as it now exists. "When you throw over 23 million people off of health insurance , thousands of people will die", he said. Senator Bill Cassidy , a Louisiana Republican and a doctor who is considered a critical vote, said he remained undecided.

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Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup

Clearly the plan wasn't to be in this position again, let me tell you, but we're here. But we're here. So now it's up to us to respond and react. "That was important", Spithill said. Burling could become the youngest helmsman to win sailing's greatest prize. Things started badly for the USA as it was a fraction of a second over the line at the start of the first race, picking up a penalty which left it trailing.

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Iran's president condemns 'siege' of Qatar by Arab nations

Tillerson had previously insisted any demands be "reasonable and actionable". In a sign of support, the Turkish parliament swiftly ratified a 2014 military agreement with Qatar earlier this month, allowing the deployment of troops to its base there.

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Okla. doctor who prescribed 'horrifyingly excessive' amount of opioids charged with murder

Dr. Regan Nichols (57) may have killed over five patients while she worked at a Midwest City Clinic, announced Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter . The charges are for the deaths of five women, ranging from 21 to 55 years old. To combat the opioid epidemic, prosecutors have sued doctors for prescribing too many painkillers or drugs to patients who later died from overdoses.

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'Most expensive' Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch expected in September

But the indication that the Galaxy Note 8 is coming, and some of the key details from this smartphone , will certainly be welcomed by Android fans. Galaxy Note 4 units on AT&T's network started receiving the new software update only several days after the South Korean original equipment manufacturer (OEM) began pushing out the same package to unlocked variants of the device in the United States.

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Ruet-e-Hilal Committee to meet today for sighting of Shawwal moon

The National Moon Sighting Committee, Bangladesh is still in a meeting at the conference room of the Islamic Foundation to decide the first day of Eid al Fitr and a formal announcement is expteced any moment. In 2016 the moon sighting took place in Pakistan without any opposition, Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman announced that the Eid will be celebrated on the same day all around the country.

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Qatar's Blockade to be removed - A prerequisite for ending Gulf diplomatic crisis

The four countries are Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain . — Agree to all the demands within 10 days of it being submitted to Qatar, or the list becomes invalid. Qatar supported the calls for change resulting from the 2011 Arab Spring protests that led to upheaval in Egypt , Syria and other Middle East nations, and the network intensively covered those protests.

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Israeli settlement construction in West Bank rises by 70%

The United Nations considers all settlements to be illegal and has raised alarm that the construction on land earmarked for a future Palestinian state will kill off the two-state solution to end the Middle East conflict. More than 600,000 Israeli settlers now live in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem , alongside some 2.9 million Palestinians, which critics say makes a two-state agreement highly unlikely.

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Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals

Michael Gretler homered with one away in the top of the eighth, putting the Beavers (56-6) on the board and ending the day for Gilbert. They first played Holy Cross who they demolished 8-2 and then moved on to play Yale who seemed to not even show up to the game as they were run over by the Beavers in an 11-0 game.

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UAE sees 'parting of ways' if Qatar does not accept Arab demands

Qatar said early Saturday it has received a list of demands by the four countries to end their blockade on the Gulf country. A senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official said on Saturday that if Qatar did not accept an ultimatum issued by Arab states which imposed a boycott this month on the tiny Gulf Arab nation, "the alternative is not escalation but parting ways".

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Spot Showers, More Comfortable Air Arrives

A cold front and upper level disturbance will move into Kansas on Thursday and Friday bringing better chances of showers and storms to the region. We'll keep the chance for some showers and storms in the forecast for this evening. Highs will be in the low 80s across the the mid to upper 80s in areas to the south.

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West Nile virus control program kicking into gear for season

While the Zika Virus continues to generate interest across the country and around the world, no Zika-carrying mosquitoes have been found in our area. The department's physician director, Michael Kilkenny, says West Nile can cause fever, headache, body aches, joint pains, vomiting diarrhea or body rash.

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Brooklyn infant who was beaten by her dad on Father's Day dies

On Sunday, Nylah had been left in the care of her father, Shaquan Taylor, 19, who admitted to police he was the only one with her at the Coney Island apartment on West 32nd Street, near Surf Avenue, according to a criminal complaint. According to the grandmother, Nylah Lewis was still on life support, and the brain damage will likely be irreversible if she survives. Taylor often ranted about the girl's mother.

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Hopes low for missing landslide victims

A huge landslide crashed down on the village of Xinmo, in mountainous Sichuan province, as dawn broke on Saturday. The landslide blocked a two-kilometre (1.24 miles) stretch of a nearby river, according to Xinhua . "Just after we changed the diaper for the baby, we heard a big bang outside and the light went out", said Qiao. Rescue worker Wu Youheng, who lives in a neighbouring village, said they weren't able to pull anyone out alive.

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Mehbooba greets people on Eid ul Fitr

The chief minister said that the joy of Eid should also be shared with those whose near and dear ones have made eternal sacrifices for maintaining peace in the country. "Muslims in the United States joined those around the world during the holy month of Ramadan to focus on acts of faith and charity", they said. Eid al-Fitr, also called Feast of Breaking the Fast, is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims around the world.

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Disabled Protesters Stage 'Die-In' over Senate Health Care Bill Rollout

Four Republicans in the U.S. Senate say they won't vote for the health care overhaul package unveiled by Senate leaders Thursday, including Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson. Some protesters with physical disabilities were dragged away, and witnesses claimed that one officer even dropped a protester in a wheelchair. Those arrested as part of the demonstration have been charged with crowding, obstructing, or incommoding.

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Easterseals Statement on the Senate Republican Release of Health Care Reform Legislation

Many were yelling, "no cuts to Medicaid ", as the police attempted to herd them out of the Senate office building. Jordan Uhl, editor of The Opposition, tweeted: "Capitol Police arresting protesters who rely on wheelchairs". He said he helps his son Anthony get out of bed every morning and is afraid that changes to Medicaid "would possibly mean putting him in a nursing home".

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Justices side with government in property rights case

In a petition filed in August 2015, the Murrs asked the U.S. Supreme Court to address whether the " parcel as a whole " concept from its landmark 1978 decision in Penn Central Transportation Co. This pattern repeated itself across the country. Journalist David Daley talks with Bob about how the special elections aren't simply about the candidates, but about how district lines are drawn-and why the media and politicians tend to miss that.

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DHEC offering free tests for National HIV Testing Day

Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is encouraging South Carolinians to get tested for HIV and other STDs. The rapid test takes approximately 15 minutes and requires a slight finger prick. According to the CDC and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, one in eight Americans who are infected with HIV do not know it. National HIV Testing Day promotes HIV testing and early diagnosis.

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Five GOP senators now oppose health bill-enough to sink it

On Friday, moderate senator Dean Heller of Nevada announced his own opposition, arguing that the bill cuts too much from Medicaid . Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, who said on NBC's Meet the Press , "I would like to delay the thing". In the Sunday interview, Trump said, "I want to see a bill with heart". Menendez said the Senate's bill to repeal Obamacare could ultimately slash $30 billion in Medicaid funding in New Jersey, where more than a half-million people enrolled under ...

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Malan leads England assault, Paterson excels at the death

JJ smuts was brilliant at the top but it was once again AB de Villiers , who played breathtaking strokes in his 20-ball 46. He perished from the very next ball, however, lofting the same bowler to Eoin Morgan to depart for 46 and leave South Africa on 127-5.