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Johanna Konta loses to Coco Vandeweghe at the Aegon Classic in Birmingham

The world number seven won only 11 points as she lost the first set inside 24 minutes. "I was ready to go from the start and that is what you want - to be firing and moving well and I felt that way today". I think I played a great match there. "Me losing against a very good player on this surface is by no means a blow". I think last week I played five great matches.

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Suspected tornado: 1 hurt, businesses flattened in Alabama

A round of powerful storms are expected Friday night, bringing the potential for heavy downpours and localized street flooding. With some areas possibly receiving up to 1"-2" of additional rain after this soggy week, a Flash Flood Watch is back in effect starting at 2 pm this afternoon and lasting through Saturday evening.

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With cameras banned, CNN sends sketch artist to White House briefing

During the first years of the 20th century, Theodore Roosevelt oversaw the creation of the modern White House press corps. The graphic sported a weathered, grunge like look and textures, giving it a darker and nearly mysterious look. Instead of broadcasting the briefing live, CNN carried only audio of White House spokesman Sean Spicer's session with journalists. On Thursday and Friday, CNN aired the briefing audio in its entirety shortly after it ended.

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TCU's Wymer stymies Louisville in 4-3 CWS win; Florida next

Louisville was in comeback mode for a second consecutive outing at the College World Series and for a second time they came up short as TCU used a four-run second inning to defeat the Cardinals 4-3. Friday's first pitch for TCU's national semifinal matchup with Florida is set for 7 Friday night at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha , Nebraska. Tyler Dyson and star closer Michael Byrne are available in the bullpen.

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GBI: Escaped inmates captured in Tenn..

About 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Mr. Rowe and Mr. Dubose then invaded the home of an elderly couple, Sheriff Austin Swing of Bedford County said . The chase began after DuBose and Rowe - twice cellmates at Baldwin State Prison - overpowered two correctional officers during a routine transport.

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Trump takes victory lap after Republicans' special elections wins

Tuesday night's outcome in a Georgia special House race was a triumph for the GOP, and the most recent, and devastating, illustration of the Democrats' problems, from a weak bench and recruiting problems to divisions about what the party stands for.

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Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana, Texas

The storm made first landfall between 2 to 4 a.m. Thursday around Cameron, Louisiana, and Port Arthur, Texas, Rua said. Forecasters expect remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy to drench parts of Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia on Friday, bringing heavy rainfall, possible flash flooding and higher river and lake levels through the weekend.

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Indiana Democrats, Republicans React To Senate Health Bill

Four conservative Republican senators quickly announced initial opposition to the bill and others were evasive, raising the specter of a jarring rejection by the Republican-controlled body. The four are sticking together to get changes such as fewer government subsidies created to make health insurance more affordable. Senate leaders hope to pass the bill before the July 4 recess.

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GOP offers tax cut for the rich disguised as a health bill

Yet Trump praised the Senate health care bill Thursday, saying "it's going to be very good". "As we estimate the cost of the subsidies to buy insurance, we actually believe they may exceed, or at least equal, the subsidies that are under Obamacare ", said Paul.

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Second mistrial in Cincinnati leaves officer who killed Sam DuBose free

Ghiz, speaking from the bench, read from a note sent by the jurors who said they were "almost evenly split regarding our votes toward a final verdict" and unable to reach a unanimous decision. The family demanded another retrial and called on the community to join them in a peaceful protest "of this unjust result". On Wednesday, a Milwaukee jury said an officer was justified when he shot 23-year-old Sylville Smith after a brief foot chase following a traffic stop last August.

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Trump is willing to work with Senate Republicans on health care bill

The four are sticking together to get changes such as fewer government subsidies created to make health insurance more affordable. It's unclear exactly what role President Trump - who tweeted last night that he supports the bill - will play in trying to unite Republicans before their recess.

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Karen Handel speaks to FOX 5 following 6th District win

While I'm truly sorry he lost, it was an overwhelmingly Republican district, where Tom Price won by 23 points in 2016, and the full disaster of the current Republican policies are not yet being felt by most people. Asked if that meant Pelosi should go, Moulton - who backed Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan's challenge to Pelosi's leadership post past year - said: "I think that's a question for the caucus to decide".

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Property Owners Lose at US Supreme Court in Development Case

Courts must instead define the parcel in a manner that reflects reasonable expectations about the property. The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow to property-rights advocates, ruling against four siblings who said they were unconstitutionally barred from building on a Wisconsin riverfront lot.

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Philadelphia 76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft

Boston, meanwhile, could potentially own the draft rights to seven first-round selections over the next three seasons. He scored 10 or more in a game 20 times. Embiid has 31 games on his National Basketball Association resume. As a senior, Jackson averaged 28.1 points, 6.4 rebounds and four assists per game.

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Arizona Medicaid agency says Senate health bill cost $7.1B

Several GOP senators pressed Senate leaders, unsuccessfully, to include additional funding for addiction treatment to compensate for the spending cuts to Medicaid . Though Trump lauded its passage in a Rose Garden ceremony, he called the House measure "mean" last week. The Senate bill would, beginning in 2020, phase out over four years extra money that Obamacare offered to states that expanded Medicare coverage for low-income people, The Associated Press reported.

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Military chiefs want 6-month hold on transgender enlistments

However, unlike the repealed statutory ban that prohibited lesbian, gay, and bisexual service members from serving openly (known as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"), the ban on transgender military service was regulatory and only required action by the Secretary of Defense.

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Spieth maintains Travelers lead as struggling Day misses cut

After opening with a superb 63, Spieth could manage only a pedestrian one-under-par 69 at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell . Jordan Spieth has maintained his position atop the leaderboard at the PGA Tour event in CT as Jason Day missed the cut for the second consecutive week.

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One killed as Storm Cindy makes landfall in southern US

With drenching rain and winds reaching 50 miles per hour, Cindy slammed into the gulf coast this morning; making landfall near the Texas-Louisiana border, but its bands reach far beyond. Stefkovich issued a warning for drivers to turn around rather than attempt to drive through water-covered spots on roads because of the risk. In Gulfport, Mississippi, Kathleen Bertucci said heavy rainfall Wednesday sent about 10 inches (250 millimeters) of water into her business, which sells and ...

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Lawyers seek to free inmate featured in 'Making a Murderer'

Two years later, Avery brought a United States $36-million lawsuit against Manitowoc County for the wrongful conviction. But a lower court concluded past year that investigators improperly obtained the confession from Dassey, who was 16 at the time.

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Political Junkie Ken Rudin: GOP Senators Unveil Health Care Plan And More

It will also remove the mandate that individuals purchase health insurance . The Senate Bill will continue Medicad expansion under Obamacare for the next three years and will roll it back in 2021. Once it passes the House again, it moves to the White House, where it can be signed into law or vetoed. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has finally unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Philadelphia 76ers draft Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick

EDT, shortly after the first picks were made. I was originally going to write this column about the ins and outs of the Sixers' trade with the Celtics that enabled Philly to select combo guard Markelle Fultz first overall, a scorer and ball-handler the team believes is the ideal fit to play alongside Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons .

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Seven US sailors killed on USS Fitzgerald identified

The response of the crew of the severely damaged USS Fitzgerald was swift and effective, and I want to point out - as we stand by the ship - how proud I am of them, Navy Vice Adm. Despite the significant damage to the destroyer, Aucoin said he expected it would rejoin the fleet. Japanese coastguard investigators have been interviewing the Filipino crew of the cargo ship ACX Crystal , and hope to directly hear accounts of sailors aboard the much-smaller U.S.

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North Korea Defends Otto Warmbier's Treatment

Trump. "We can not know for sure that North Korea killed Mr. Warmbier, but I believe it is quite clear that they have a heavy responsibility for the process that led to Mr. He returned in a vegetative state, unable to communicate with his family and with devastating brain loss. Chris Volo, Rodman's agent, said he asked for North Korean officials to release Warmbier on three occasions.

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Judge Declares Mistrial, Again, In Cincinnati Police Shooting Case

Tensing, then a 25-year-old University of Cincinnati police officer, said he feared for his life after his arm became trapped inside DuBose's auto. "This is the most asinine act I have ever seen a police officer make", he said at the time.

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Senate Launches Probe Into Loretta Lynch's Handling Of Clinton Investigation

The top Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee have launched an investigation into former Attorney General Loretta Lynch to find out if she interfered with the FBI's probe into Hillary's email server. Circa's John Solomon and Sara A. Carter reported: "During the conversation, Comey told lawmakers he confronted Lynch with a highly sensitive piece of evidence, a communication between two political figures that suggested Lynch had agreed to put the kibosh on any ...

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Dog that mauled 2 kids in car seats to be euthanized

But some Republican senators, as well as all the Senate's Democrats, have complained about McConnell's proposal, the secrecy with which he drafted it and the speed with which he'd like to whisk it to passage. 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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KU's Josh Jackson goes No. 4 to Phoenix in NBA Draft

Yes, that's where the organization is. The NBA offseason has been way more unpredictable than the postseason was. This past weekend the team worked out Markelle Fultz who has been the No. Lineups with Jackson, Marcus Smart and Jaylen Brown would be brutally hard to score against, since everybody would be physically gifted, highly competitive and able to switch onto multiple positions.

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LAPD officer arrested for alleged sex with 15-year-old cadet

That would be consistent with pedophile-type behavior". Cain's bail was set at $75,000. Investigators also uncovered "a couple of occasions" where the cadets involved were believed to have made traffic stops in stolen cruisers, according to Beck.

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Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

Moon has stressed a need to impose additional, stronger sanctions on the communist state if the North tests an intercontinental ballistic missile or conducts its sixth nuclear test. THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) missile battery, which was brought into the country in March and deployed in the southeast. "But I feel assured after being briefed about the military capabilities of our military and check in person that the people can be relieved".

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Irish Compete at USA Track & Field Championships

Jackson was the first LSU athlete to take home hardware from this year's USATF Championships when he threw a series-best of 235 feet, 2 inches for second place in the men's hammer final. Piazza, who finished sixth in the men's 800-meter run at the NCAA meet, was seventh overall following the first round of the 800 on Thursday. He did not advance to the semifinals.

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Tropical Storm Cindy weakens

He said the declaration was made in response to the flash flooding and severe weather caused by the tropical system. "Its track takes it north through Louisiana before it makes a curve to the northeast across the lower Mississippi Valley by early Friday ", Deon said.

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Cindy may spawn more tornadoes, severe weather from Louisiana to Florida

As of 7 a.m. CDT, Cindy is centered about 40 miles (64 kilometers) northwest of Lake Charles, Louisiana, and is moving north near 12 mph (19 kph). Forecasters expected flooding of between 1 and 3 feet above ground level along the Gulf Coast in the area under the tropical storm warning, which stretched between High Island, Texas, to Morgan City, La., as of 5 a.m.

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Rounds of showers/storms today, heaviest rain arrives later tonight

Residents from the Gulf Coast to the interior South continued to bare the brunt of damaging impacts from Cindy on Thursday, including unsafe surf, flash flooding, tornadoes and strong winds . Some of the low-lying clouds were rotating, and gusty winds whipped across the landscape. As a cold front approaches our area from the west, it is expected to steal moisture from Cindy to our south and bring it up towards us.

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Qatari riyal under pressure as Saudi, UAE banks delay Qatar deals

In a sign of support for Doha, Turkey's parliament on Wednesday approved an agreement to expand the number of troops deployed to a Turkish base in Qatar. military officials said their operations continue without interruption. Riyadh has itself faced accusations of tolerating or even supporting extremists, in particular after the Sept 11, 2001 attacks in the United States.

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Obama: 'Fundamental Meanness At The Core' Of GOP Health Care Bills

He called the Senate's bill "not a health care bill " but a "massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the richest people in America ". Trump has since called it "mean", despite celebrating it at the Rose Garden with House Republicans. Meanwhile, tax-credits for middle-income Americans and the elderly shrink substantially from the current Obamacare subsidies.


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