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Most Iranian Ballistic Missiles Failed to Reach Intended Target in Syria

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered weekend missile strikes on ISIS targets in Syria, Revolutionary Guards said, contradicting a previous report that they were authorised by the country's security council. Since then, the United States has repeatedly struck Iranian-backed militia and last week even shot down a drone threatening USA -led coalition forces.

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McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for Senate health bill

I will continue to stand with my fellow mayors and the American people to fight for real, affordable health care for all . While the Senate bill keeps the House plan to send a fixed amount of money each year to states based on enrollment, the Senate version caps the annual inflation rate to the standard rate, rather than the higher medical inflation rate.

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Senate conservatives try to gain leverage over health care overhaul

While Obamacare now allows a threshold of earnings up to 400 percent of the poverty level, the Senate bill changes that threshold to 350 percent. The measure encountered immediate trouble as four GOP senators said they opposed it but were open to negotiations.

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Trump Administration Revokes Obama-Era Immigration Program Protecting Immigrant Parents

District Court for the Southern District of Texas", the statement continued. As with DACA , Trump had promised to end the program affecting parents of USA citizens and residents. DACA allows for immigrants who came to the USA as children, known as "Dreamers", to obtain work permits and remain in the country legally. "If changes are to be made to federal immigration law, those changes must come from the people's elected representatives in Congress, not from a president and federal ...

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Judges affirm 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced

A federal appeals court in Chicago has upheld a lower court's ruling that overturns Dassey's conviction for Halbach's murder. The Wisconsin attorney general's office may yet appeal the ruling to the full 7th Circuit, or to the Supreme Court .

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Heat wave boosts burns in Phoenix as pavement, cars scald

It's the third-highest temperatures ever recorded at Tucson International Airport. The weather service had previous extended a heat advisory for the region until 9 p.m. The airline is letting Phoenix passengers flying during the peak heat Monday through Wednesday to change flights without a fee. High temperatures are forecast to range from 90 to 100 degrees across most of Santa Clara County, with hotter temperatures possible, forecasters said.

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Oklahoma elections not targeted by Russian hackers, state says

Following the attack, the DNC turned to a private cybersecurity firm, CrowdStrike, to mitigate the damage from the hack - not the DHS, which is responsible for safeguarding US systems from cyberattacks. The panel now plans to request that Trump campaign digital director Brad Parscale testify later this summer, although no specific date has been scheduled.

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Tropical Storm Cindy Expected To Bring Severe Weather To Tennessee

A tropical depression formerly known as Tropical Storm Cindy caused flooding on Thursday in several US southeastern states, spawned a tornado that injured four people in Alabama , and cut 16 percent of Gulf of Mexico oil production. West Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee and could all get 2 to 4 inches of rain, with isolated amounts up to 6 inches, National Weather Service officials said.

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Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss

He doesn't constantly refer to Handel, a former Georgia secretary of state, directly either, instead pitching his "fresh leadership" against "career politicians". "I certainly don't feel it". "There's still more that we need to do - we're not there yet and we've got a year and a half to figure it out". Debbie Dingell of MI.

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Alabama warns of floating fire ants in floods

A 10-year-old boy died Wednesday in Fort Morgan, Alabama , when he was struck by a log that was being carried by a wave, the Baldwin County sheriff's office said. The Texas Department of Transportation says all state roads and bridges are open in the area. The storm has put millions of residents under high alert of "life-threatening flash flooding" since Tuesday and already has claimed at least one life.

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Trump meets wireless, drone executives on new technologies

Trump and his top aides have played coy for weeks about the possibility of White House tapes, treating their possible existence like a game show reveal. An attempt to expand those limits has been put on hold as a result of concerns from law enforcement agencies. "We asked why autonomous cars weighing 3,500 pounds can drive next to hundreds of pedestrians, but a three-pound drone can't fly over people", McNeal told Recode .

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Federal Bureau of Investigation to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting

A search of his computers revealed his plans to travel along toll-free roads to northern Virginia. They told him to keep the noise down. Hodgkinson's prior criminal record includes a charge of domestic battery in 2006. Hogkinson was an unemployed home inspector from Belleville, Illinois, who frequently railed against Republicans in letters to the editor and angry social media posts.

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NM senators decry health care proposal

Those with private insurance will experience higher premiums and higher deductibles, with lower tax credits for working families, even though their plans might not cover pregnancy, mental health care or even expensive prescriptions, he warned.

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Obama Considers Republican Health Care Bill to Benefit Wealthiest

I can not support a bill that's going to result in tens of millions of people losing their health insurance and I can not support a bill that is going to make such deep cuts in Medicaid that's going to ship billions of dollars of costs to our state governments, to those who have insurance and to health care providers, such as rural hospitals, which would be faced with a great deal of uncompensated care.

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Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

The Senate health care bill, meanwhile, takes one of the few "welfare" programs that didn't already meet that standard and changes it to a standard that still would allow qualified immigrants to get public benefits before the five-year mark.

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Remnants of tropical storm drench US Gulf Coast, spawn twisters, flooding

Because of the flood, some streets in New Orleans were closed, and the mayor asked the residents to remove the cars from the road and not ride on standing water. Cindy is expected to weaken Thursday into a tropical depression. An additional 2-4 inches of rainfall possible by Monday morning, with localized higher totals possible.

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Trump signs executive order on apprenticeships

As Sessions was being grilled on Trump's firing of Comey, Trump planned to outline his push to train workers with specific skills for particular jobs that employers say they can't fill at a time of historically low unemployment. The shortages for specifically trained workers cut across multiple job sectors beyond Trump's beloved construction trades. Next week Congress will vote on the Perkins Act, which would increase appropriations for career-technical education programs to $1.23 billion ...

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G7 countries reaffirm climate commitment in Italy, leaving the U.S. isolated

The final declaration of the event also included other issues of world interest such as the fulfillment of the goals of the UN Agenda 2030 for sustainable development, particularly on Africa, the efficiency of resource management related to circular economy and management of marine waste.

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Sorrow over Muslim girl's death at vigil

Torres has a girlfriend and a 4-year-old son and works in construction, according to the Washington Post . Nabra's body was found later on Sunday in a Sterling pond. "No evidence has been uncovered that shows this murder was motivated by race or religion", police said in a statement Monday night. "Because she is a Muslim", Mahmoud Hassanen said.

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5 things to read about the Yellowstone grizzly delisting

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service actually delisted the grizzlies in 2007, but a federal judge overturned the ruling and put grizzly bears back on the list . "People and bears can co-exist - and as grizzly recovery so far has demonstrated, can do so in a way that is highly beneficial to all". The move, which was first proposed by the previous administration of President Barack Obama past year, will go into effect 30 days after it is published in the federal register.

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Myrtle Beach puts up barricades in response to recent violence

McMaster said various state agencies and law enforcement groups are pitching in an effort to make the popular tourist destination a safer place after a week following five shootings over the span of three days, including one broadcasted on Facebook Live .

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Swift acquittal for former Milwaukee cop charged in shooting

Prosecutors focused on the second of two shots aimed at Smith , saying he was no longer armed by that time and the officer should not have fired again. The shooting death sparked days of unrest in Milwaukee . "The guy get out of the driver side and he got a gun and started running". It was later determined that Heaggan-Brown's first shot struck Smith in his right bicep area with the bullet passing through Smith's bicep and lodging in a window casement to the east of the shooting.

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Handel first female GOP rep elected to Congress in Georgia

Or - no, be more moderate where you need to be. Of course, that won't happen because Republican incumbents will be tougher to dislodge than special election nominees. She also noted throughout the campaign that she's lived in the district for 25 years, unlike Ossoff, who grew up in the district but lives in Atlanta, a few miles south of the 6th District's southern border.

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Obama slams Senate healthcare bill on Facebook

By posting a almost 1,000 word critique on facebook , Obama wrote "I recognize that repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act has become a core tenet of the Republican Party ". "The protections around preexisting conditions are still in place in the Senate bill , but the waiver authority gives states options that could include limiting coverage for people with preexisting conditions", says Pearson.

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Friday's First Warning Forecast: Morning clouds and showers, still hot and humid

The good news is, we are not expecting significant amounts of rain. As stronger storms move out of the area tonight , we will have sporadic showers tomorrow afternoon. Showers will be possible early on Tuesday with cooler temperatures with front south of the area. Muggy. Lows 63-68. With less rain and clouds, it will be hotter and, of course, remain humid.

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Senate's Health Care Proposal Could Cut Crucial Services In NM

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said , "The president said the Senate bill needed heart". Four conservative senators expressed opposition but openness to talks: Ted Cruz of Texas, Kentucky's Rand Paul, Mike Lee of Utah and Ron Johnson from Wisconsin.

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Democratic lawmaker criticizes party brand, Pelosi

You see these commercials that tie these candidates to Leader Pelosi week in and week out in the last several months. "That still moves the needle", Ryan said . "We don't have a strong economic message", he said. After democrats lost another special election Wednesday, this time in Georgia, some Democrats turn their anger on the party leadership.

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Ryanair strikes mega deal for Boeing planes

In its annual financial report, Ryanair said it carried 120 million passengers last financial year, up 13 percent on the previous 12 months, while its revenue rose by 2 percent to 6.7 billion euros (7.45 billion USA dollars). Airbus , which has been talking with airlines for years about improvements to the aircraft to take advantage of the latest cost-saving technologies, slowed down production of the aircraft last year as orders dried up.

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Senate GOP's Health Care Overhaul Would Bring 'Pain' to Americans: Obama

The House has voted almost a dozen times to strip funding from Planned Parenthood , but the more moderate Senate never managed to pass the bill, in part because doing so would be unpopular with a majority of the American public . "We asked the San Francisco Superior Court to dismiss these outrageous and baseless charges against Sandra Merritt, and the court agreed to dismiss 14 of the 15 counts" said Horatio Mihet, Liberty Counsel's Vice President of Legal Affairs and Chief ...

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Digital Underground's Shock G. Busted With Drug Paraphernalia

According to WEAU NEWS, a Rice Lake police officer pulled over a auto around 2 am as the license plate was listed to an unlicensed driver. Barron County Jail Captain Tim Evenson said Jacobs was in jail for a little more than two hours, then posted $100 cash and was released.

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CHART: Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

While the four conservative senators are the first to say publicly that they can not support the current bill, several moderate Republicans have raised issues with some of its provisions as well. The bill would provide less generous tax credits to help people buy insurance and let states get waivers to ignore some coverage standards that Obamacare requires of insurers.

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Tillerson and Mattis to hold joint news conference after talks with China

Otto Warmbier died at the age of 22 in a Cincinnati hospital on Monday, just days after the North Korean government sent him home in a coma and suffering from extensive brain damage, according to the United States doctors who treated him.

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Census: US more diverse, white population grows least

Geographically, the new census data shows the majority of Asians and Hispanics reside in states in the U.S. West. FILE- In this September 21, 2008 file photo, William LeBeau, 86, right, sits in his golf cart in a parking spot at the main square in The Villages, Fla.

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Missouri Attorney General sues drug companies over opioids

The lawsuit , Hawley said , will seek "hundreds of millions of dollars" in damages and civil penalties from Endo Pharmaceuticals, Purdue Pharma and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, which is owned by Johnson & Johnson, reported the Associated Press.

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Senate Health Care Bill Could Be In Jeopardy As Conservatives Announce Opposition

Warren insisted that Senate Republicans , in drafting the bill, had been "dreaming up even meaner ways to kick dirt in the face of the American people". But a draft copy of the legislation obtained by the Washington Post that was circulating Capitol Hill on Wednesday included showed that while the Senate version would phase out Medicaid expansion at a more gradual rate than the House version, it would cut funding deeper in the future.


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