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Breaking down the dashcam: The Philando Castile shooting timeline

Castile , an elementary school cafeteria worker, had a permit to carry the weapon. But the police dashboard camera video released Tuesday adds a visceral element to what police witnesses had described - unnerving even in the context of other police shootings and after a video taken by Philando Castile's passenger went viral.

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Arizona congressman calls for GOP Senate health care plan transparency

He didn't elaborate on what the administration meant by "heart". Senate Republicans are pushing full steam ahead toward a vote by the end of next week on the health care bill that nobody has seen. Now, he says, a reconciliation process would allow Congress to do so. We've heard so many anguished stories from constituents who've been hurt by Obamacare.

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Fire in Holcomb Valley Area

Fire officials said they have no containment lines around the fire and evacuations haven't been ordered yet. The fire has burned its way through almost 1,000 acres of grass and bush as of Tuesday afternoon. Fire crews received assistance from seven air tankers and six helicopters, according to officials with the San Bernardino National Forest. The fire started near the Holcomb Valley region and has been dubbed the Holcomb fire .

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Record temperatures expected in broiling US Southwest

Rising temps are being closely watched by everyone from airline pilots and emergency room doctors to power grid managers and mountain cities unaccustomed to heat waves . The heat wave was already affecting travel in Phoenix , where the temperature reached 118 degrees on Monday. The National Weather Service said simply: " Temperatures will be extreme even by desert standards".

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Astoria construction accident involving falling cinder block injures three people, officials say

The FDNY said one other person was in the process of being pulled from the debris, according to WPIX. At about 5:30 p.m. firefighters were still working to free a third construction worker. Initially, fire officials reported the incident as a crane collapse, but soon after said instead that a crane's load was dropped. Department of Buildings records show that the city approved a construction permit for the address in April allowing for the conversion of the two-family house into a three ...

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Geographic analysis: Amazon and Whole Foods footprints are remarkably similar

As expected, Whole Foods' employees had questions. "The integrity we have behind our products and our brand, those are going to be intact", Mackey added. In fact, Mackey literally used romantic terms to explain their new business relationship pretty much every chance he got - a far cry from comparing Wall Street investors to "greedy bastards" who remind him of J.R.R.

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Sean Spicer steps back from press secretary role

When asked if White House press secretary were a position she would be interested in, Ingraham laid out her qualifications but said she was "not sure" if press secretary were something she would be "dying" to do. Comey. "And there are days that I'll decide that the President's voice should be the one that speaks, and iterate his priorities", said Spicer, according to the Washington Post Monday.

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Ryan promises tax overhaul this year despite GOP divisions

Does Paul Ryan realize that the engine plant that left Kenosha for Canada did so because the tax rate in Canada is 15 percent? "We are going to get this done in 2017". Ryan is slated to acknowledge they are still working to find a mechanism to raise revenue to offset major tax cuts and prevent inversions, noting major reforms nearly always face obstacles.

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Senate must reveal health care plans

The legislation repeals key provisions of the Affordable Care Act , including regulations on health insurance companies, expanded Medicaid coverage, and the universal mandate putting tax penalties on the uninsured. In a letter, Democrats provided some Senate Republican leaders with a list of all 31 potential Senate rooms "to assist" Republicans in scheduling a hearing.

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Gerrymandering: Drawing districts for political advantage

The Supreme Court had discussed the case at its June 8 and June 15 conferences, according to the court's docket on the case. " Wisconsin lawmakers have maintained that our state's redistricting process and legislative maps are legal and constitutional, and we look forward to the Court's final decision which we are confident will affirm our position".

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IN leads Midwest with area counties' improving unemployment rates

Three of Dubois County's neighboring counties - Daviess, Perry and Warrick - saw their May rates increase. The largest unemployment rate decreases occurred in the largest hospitality county, Teton (down from 4.9 percent to 3.8 percent); followed by another big hospitality county, Park (down from 4.4 percent to 3.9 percent).

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Hate Speech Is Free Speech, Supreme Court Confirms

Tam , in which Simon Tam challenged the government's denial of a trademark for the name of his band, " The Slants ". If enough people find the name " The Slants " offensive and don't buy their argument of reclaiming the term, then their products will not sell, they won't make any profit off the trademark and it will disappear off the national radar.

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Kansas Supreme Court sets deadlines for arguments on school finance law

The team working on behalf of the Democratic voters contends that it has found a way to measure unconstitutional partisan gerrymanders created to give a "large and durable" advantage in elections to one party - a measure that the Supreme Court has said was lacking in previous cases contending a partisan gerrymander .

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Supreme Court to rule on how election districts are drawn

The plaintiffs claimed the laws were unconstitutional, violating voters' rights to due process and equal protection under the law. Last November, a panel of federal judges ruled against the state's electoral district map, which was drawn by Republican lawmakers after the 2010 census.

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England will not give Aussies easy ride, says Buttler

New Zealand plays Bangladesh on Friday in Cardiff with both teams on one point. When will the England vs New Zealand ICC CT 2017 match be played? England have now assured themselves of a return to Cardiff for a June 14 semi-final against the runners-up in Group B, regardless of the result of their final pool match against arch-rivals Australia at Edgbaston on Saturday.

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California mom attacked child in attempted exorcism

The mom shoved sand into her daughter's mouth and eyes before a witness tried to stop the attack. A California woman is in jail, accused in a weird attack on her own 11-year-old daughter . She will be placed in protective child custody, according to the AP. The child, who wasn't named, reportedly sustained "severe damage to her right ear" during the attack, and was sent to a hospital for treatment.

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Dershowitz: Trump Is Right About Russia Investigation

Earlier in the week, Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy, a close friend of Trump's , claimed that the president was considering ordering Rosenstein to fire Mueller. The denial comes days after Trump appeared to confirm he is being investigated, sending a tweet complaining that he is the target of a "witch hunt".

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Pre-existing conditions could split Senate GOP

Medicaid has been a key sticking point since the Senate took up healthcare reform, as some GOP senators who are from Medicaid expansion states are reluctant to repeal it. There are no plans for committee hearings or going through a more regular process. Republicans are trying to pass the bill under budget reconciliation terms that allow just a simple majority.

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Redskins owner says he's thrilled with ruling

Tam opinion. But the bandmembers said they wanted to "reclaim" the term and wear it as a "badge of pride"... arguing that the government was violating their First Amendment rights. A federal appeals court in Washington later said the law barring offensive trademarks is unconstitutional. The team's trade claim was canceled in 2014 and is still pending in federal court.

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Tropical Storm Warning Pushes Westward

The storm is forecast to make landfall in western Louisiana by late Wednesday or early Thursday. Tropical storm warnings have been posted from High Island, Tex., to the mouth of the Pearl River in Louisiana . Once the system moves inland, it is expected to weaken, but its remnant moisture may spill northeastward toward the Tennessee Valley on Thursday, and the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Friday and Saturday, perhaps leading to heavy rainfall in these areas.

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Japan investigates delay in reporting US Navy ship collision

A TV crew films the damages on the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald at its mother port in Yokosuka , southwest of Tokyo on June 18, 2017. The cargo ship, which is about 4 times heavier, almost t-boned the navy destroyer around 2:20 am Saturday when much of the crew was asleep and the bridge was likely manned by less than a dozen people.

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Justices say government can't refuse disparaging trademarks

The justices said part of a law that bars the government from registering disparaging trademarks violates free speech rights. The closely watched case of Matal v. In support of the disparagement clause, the Government argued that (1) trademarks are government speech, not private speech; (2) trademarks are a form of government subsidy; and (3) constitutionality should be determined under a "government-program" doctrine.

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South Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly

Warmbier, a student the University of Virginia, was medically evacuated from North Korea and returned to home to OH last week after having been in a coma for a year. Warmbier was medically evacuated to the United States on Tuesday last week, suffering from severe brain damage. South Korea's Blue House cited Mr Moon separately as saying: "It is very deplorable that North Korea does not respect human rights".

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Winds whip up intrigue for final round US Open

He had three bogeys and two birdies on the back nine, finishing with a 1-under 71. As far as Koepka is concerned, it was about time. "I'd never teed off this late before, so that was different", he said . His message was short and sweet. "It was a long phone call", Koepka said, with a hint of facetiousness. "It was like two minutes". And that I'll win if I stay patient and just keep doing what I'm doing.

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Democrats stall Senate work to protest healthcare secrecy

A Democratic victory could jolt the debate by raising new questions about President Trump and the Republican agenda, in which health care is playing a feature role. The caucus says four elements are critical to keep in the healthcare legislation. So I say to the Republican leadership, what are you afraid of? Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , D-N.Y., said President Donald Trump and GOP lawmakers seeking re-election next year "will reap the whirlwind" once voters learn about the ...

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Polk inmates save correctional officer who passed out during work detail

The inmates quickly grabbed his phone and called 911 and also began removing some of his outer clothing in an attempt to cool him off. One of the inmates said the officer was unconscious for a minute and wasn't really breathing. To thank them, the officer's family provided lunch and dessert for the inmates. They referenced the two Georgia escaped inmates who were captured last week after killing their Correctional Officers.

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Trump affects Virginia primaries, but not as expected

In November, Virginia will be one of only two states electing a governor, and the commonwealth's race has always been seen as the first indicator of the national mood after a presidential election the year before. Justin Fairfax, an attorney from northern Virginia, won the Democratic primary for lieutenant governor. In a statement congratulating Northam, outgoing Democratic Gov.

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Former Florida QB Will Grier eligible for West Virginia season-opener

There was certainly optimism for a quarterback-starved fan base that hadn't exactly been gifted with prized signal callers ever since the beloved Tim Tebow graduated. After transferring to WVU in 2016 and sitting out past year, Grier and the Mountaineers pursued an NCAA waiver, which was granted this week, to make him eligible for their first game of 2017 instead of the seventh.

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Man dies after threesome turns deadly in NY

A resident inside the building said the woman contacted her boyfriend-who wasn't involved in the threesome-and alleged she had been raped. The salacious slaying was set in motion when Ikonomidis began filming the threesome with Membreno's unidentified girlfriend and a second man, sources said.

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Wife of suspected Alexandria shooter speaks out in emotional press conference

He injured four people, including Majority House Whip Steve Scalise , before being shot dead by police. Scalise had surgery on Thursday that a MedStar Washington Hospital Center statement said was related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg.

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Pregnant mother of 4 shot, killed by police in Seattle

Lyles had previously called police about domestic violence and other problems, prompting two officers to respond to the robbery call rather than the usual one, the Times said . A police statement released with the audio stated that the officers indeed had " less lethal force options " on their person at the time . All Seattle officers receive training on how to better handle those with mental illness or abusing drugs.

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DC, Maryland to sue President Trump for alleged breach of constitutional oath

The lawsuit , filed in US District Court for the District of Maryland, claims that Trump's businesses have received millions of dollars via leases and purchases of Trump properties from entities controlled by foreign governments, Trump's lease with the General Services Administration for his DC-based hotel, payments related to worldwide broadcasts of The Apprentice and spin-off shows, and a slew of other business dealings between Trump properties and foreign governments.

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Congressman Scalise Still in Serious Condition, but Showing Improvement: Hospital

Wednesday on Republican lawmakers and staffers practicing for a charity baseball game scheduled the next day . The gunman, 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, was shot and killed by responding officers. Hodgkinson - an IL home inspector who had been living out of his van near the park - had a social media page filled with criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration.

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Scalise upgraded to serious condition after more surgery

Scalise was one of five people shot when a gunman opened fire Wednesday as the Republican team practiced in Alexandria, Virginia. Scalise's surgeon says he can hope to make an "excellent recovery", despite being at risk of death when he arrived at the hospital.

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Rob Gronkowski denies spending $100K on casino bar tab

A report emerged Monday about Rob Gronkowski racking up a hefty bar tab. For the amount of money the guys spent on alcohol, it might as well have been spewing out of personalized fountains at Gronk's table at Shrine nightclub in Foxwoods Resort Casino in CT.


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