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Pakistan militant punished as India PM visits US

The two leaders are addressing a small audience at the White House following a bilateral meeting with senior members of their administrations. Modi pulled in Trump for a bear hug on the stage as the cameras rolled in the Rose Garden. So far in his presidency, Trump has focused on outreach to China, India's strategic rival, as he looks to Beijing to rein in North Korea. But Washington and New Delhi share concerns about China's rise as a military power that have underpinned increasingly ...

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Supreme Court allows parts of Trump travel ban to go into effect

So, despite granting Mr Trump's plea to hear his case and largely lifting the lower-court stays on the travel ban , Chief Justice John Roberts apparently worked out an ingenious compromise with his liberal brethren and the swing justice, Anthony Kennedy, that injects the Supreme Court only minimally into a big question on the scope of executive power in the Trump era.

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Case of gay couple's wedding cake heads to Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that Arkansas authorities must list the names of both same-sex parents on their child's birth certificate. They wanted the cake for the occasion. The Supreme Court's ruling should help resolve tension that's been brewing since the high court legalized same-sex marriage two years ago. "The Arkansas decision was an outlier in that regard and I'm very hopeful now that the U.S.

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Gorsuch Hints That He's Deeply Critical of LGBT Rights

But under this law, when a child is born to someone in a same-sex marriage, the state does not automatically list the mother's spouse as a co-parent. In 2013, the Supreme Court in Lawrence v. It was also an outlier; every other state that had considered this question got it right and ruled in favor of treating LGBT families equally. Gorsuch wrote that "nothing in Obergefell indicates that a birth registration regime based on biology" runs afoul of the 14 Amendment.

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Court decision a clear victory for national security

The President was quick to declare victory, issuing a statement saying the Court's ruling will allow him to protect the nation's security, which the government has argued is the order's true intent. Groups that challenged the ban, including the American Civil Liberties Union, said that most people from the affected countries seeking entry to the United States would have the required connections.

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Harvick snaps streak on road course at Sonoma

Harvick had a nine-second lead over Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Clint Bowyer before the caution. Bowyer, the driver for the entry that Tony Stewart used for his final NASCAR victory past year at the track , was second and Brad Keselowski third as Ford cars went 1-2-3.

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AP analysis indicates Idaho district lines favor Republicans

The AP reviewed efficiency gaps for all states that had partisan state House or Assembly elections a year ago and found that most state chambers skewed Republican, including Utah. According to the AP analysis , Colorado's Republican congressional candidates won 51 percent of the statewide vote in November to maintain their 4-3 margin.

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Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death

Though police claimed the victim had reached for his permit-allowed gun at the time of the shooting , both Castile and Reynolds disputed that. The incident had gained widespread attention last year after Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , who was in the auto with the couple's then-4-year-old daughter, live streamed the gruesome shooting.

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Thunder: Andre Roberson named NBA All-Defensive Second Team

This includes the NBA Defensive Player of the Year and MVP awards, which the San Antonio Spurs will be represented in. Players were awarded two points for each First Team vote and one point for each Second Team vote. He is one of four players in Spurs history with at least 350 steals and 350 blocks in his career. In 79 games last season, Roberson averaged 6.6 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.19 steals in 30 minutes per game.

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Hess closes out another win for LSU; Tigers headed to CWS finals

Papierski became the first player to homer twice in a CWS game since TCU's Bryan Holaday in 2010. "If you would have told me before the game we would get three shutout innings from (Reynolds), I would have been pleased", Mainieri said . Saturday, Janzcak allowed three earned runs on seven hits while striking out seven and walking no one. Beau Jordan had a successful squeeze bunt in the first game and a solo homer in the second game.

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Murkiness follows Supreme Court's action on travel ban

A lack of a clearly defined relationship would bar from entry people from the six countries and refugees with no such ties. "What is not clear is exactly who those people are, and that will certainly be the subjects of future lawsuits". But instead, his administration regrouped and issued a second order in March. "I continue to believe the system the United States had in place for vetting refugees from war-torn areas, prior to the travel ban, was extensive and thoughtful".

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Sean Spicer claims he has never discussed Russian hacking with Trump

Trump threatened in May to shut down daily press briefings and told Fox News Channel at the time that Spicer was 'doing a good job, but he gets beat up'. Around the same time, Reince Priebus, then the incoming White House chief of staff, said on "Fox News Sunday" that Trump accepts that Russian Federation was behind the interference.

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Trump calls decision national security victory

The court ruled that Trump may bar people from six majority Muslim countries - Iran , Libya , Somalia , Sudan, Syria and Yemen - if they have no "bona fide" relationship to the U.S. Earlier this month, the Ninth Circuit ruled that Trump exceeded his authority by suspending "the entry of more than 180 million people on the basis of nationality", citing his own tweets as evidence of discriminatory intent.

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Mystery of missing Chinese scholar shakes up Illinois school

She took the same career path as many other young Chinese academics before her by travelling to a university in the US with dreams of one day landing a professorship and being able to help her parents financially. Zhang is a visiting scholar in the university's Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences. Surveillance video shows Yinying Zhang in Urbana, Ill .

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Fireworks Reminders for this Dry 4th of July

Also, it is unlawful for any person under the age of sixteen to use, explode, or possess any fireworks within the city limits unless they are under the direct supervision of an adult at least eighteen years of age. The downtown parade is at 11 a.m., followed by fireworks at dusk at the Little League ball fields. The village will have a fireworks display at dusk Monday, July 3 , at the OSRUI camp, 600 Lac La Belle Drive.

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Westbrook set to learn if his historic season was an MVP one

Draymond finished as runner up for the DPOY to Kawhi in the past two seasons. However, NBA players took particular exception to one part of the ballot: Celtics guard Avery Bradley didn't make either the first or second team. The Heat ranked fifth in the National Basketball Association in defensive rating last season. DRPM estimates a player's impact on team defense, measured in points allowed per 100 defensive possessions.

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Fischer To California AG: Exempt Louisville From Travel Ban

California lawmakers passed a measure past year that prohibits non-essential travel to states that enforce laws that are deemed to be discriminatory against the LGBT community. The ban could very well harm student athletes - such as those on UCLA's basketball team and other major college contenders - who might be precluded from participating in a future NCAA Final Four Tournament, Breitbart News noted.

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US Supreme Court Orders Second Argument in Deportation Case

This term, the court finished with two 4-to-4 decisions in cases they heard before Neil Gorsuch joined their ranks. "The exclusion of Trinity Lutheran from a public benefit for which it is otherwise qualified, exclusively because it is a church, is odious to our Constitution all the same, and can not stand", Justice John Glover Roberts Jr.

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Qatar rejects list of conditions by boycotting countries

The Kingdom added that it was strongly tied to the Gulf countries in all areas despite the geographical distance between them, and was seriously concerned by the crisis, even though Morocco was not directly involved. "The siege cannot be subject to restrictions or conditions because it is in contravention of global agreements and human rights conventions", it said.

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Prison inmate recaptured after 32 years on the run

The state Department of Corrections says 60-year-old Steven Dishman was arrested Sunday at a home in Springdale by Springdale Police and state troopers. Jones said her son has not been in trouble since his escape and that "he's a good person", and "very creative". As Dishman was originally arrested in December 1984, he would have been eligible for parole in 1987.

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Trump Attacks Obama's Handling Of Russian Meddling

Spicer was responding to NBC News' Kristen Welker , who asked Monday if the President was being hypocritical earlier that morning by claiming then-President Barack Obama had "colluded or obstructed" with Russian Federation. Meanwhile, Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, revealed through his attorney that he has turned to a prominent defense lawyer, Abbe Lowell, to represent him in Russia-related investigations.

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Victims of French Quarter attack identified, were in town for Unitarian assembly

Michael S. Harrison, superintendent of the New Orleans police, said in a message posted to Twitter that the remaining suspects will be located. "At this time we're asking anybody who has any information to come forward", said New Orleans Police Department Commander Nicholas Gernon.

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Victim says meningitis outbreak destroyed family

Cadden said the outbreak, which killed more than 60 people and sicked more than 700, was a tragedy but not a crime. Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. Barry Cadden , president of the New England Compounding Center , followed by members of his legal team, arrive at the federal courthouse for sentencing Monday, June 26, 2017, in Boston.

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Environmentalists Form Giant Human Message Outside Miami Beach Mayor's Meeting

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia was set to speak at Saturday's meeting of the Ports and Exports Task Force. "Cities are where people see that action affecting their daily lives", Whaley said. "There may be a little bit of a disagreement about how actually to deal with it", said New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D), who is becoming the next president of the conference.

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Google's Self-Driving Car Deal Boosts These Rental Car Leaders

Avis will begin handling the maintenance duties for Waymo's fleet of self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans in the Phoenix, Arizona area later this year, the rental auto agency announced on Monday. Waymo won't comment on whether the partnership includes plans to expand beyond Phoenix, but it's easy to see how Alphabet could incorporate other locations into its autonomous ride-hailing effort based on Avis locations.

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Vikings player jailed for failed alcohol tests

Floyd was on house arrest because of being found guilty of an extreme DUI during December as a member of the Arizona Cardinals . Floyd was 91 days into his 96-day house arrest sentence when the failed tests occurred. "When we signed Michael Floyd, we hoped he would show signs of improvement and we continue to expect that he shows progress and a professional attitude", Spielman said.

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NJ college: Professor fired for racially insensitive remarks

A professor at a community college says she was "publicly lynched" after she was sacked in a row sparked by her views on a blacks only event. "The character of this institution mandates that we embrace diversity, inclusion, and unity". Durden, an adjunct professor at Essex County College, appeared on Carlson's show on June 6 and defended a Black Lives Matters' Memorial Day celebration which only blacks could attend, reported Newark's Star-Ledger .

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Video shows teen fall from amusement park ride

As she flailed, she slipped out from her seat and was left dangling from the ride by her arms, holding on in fear as a group of men gathered beneath her. "It's OK to let go, I'll catch you, honey, '" said Howard. She dropped into the waiting crowd's hands and was taken to Albany Medical Centre in a stable condition with no serious injuries, the Warren County Sheriff's Office said.

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New York Six Flags guests catch teen who fell from ride

As the Greenwood, Del. teen dangled from the two-person gondola, a man in a crowd that gathered underneath the sky ride called for the girl to drop, NYDailyNews.com reported . The unnamed 14-year-old slips through the safety barrier and desperately clings on while crowds gather below at the Six Flags Amusement Park. A statement released by the park to News 10 ABC said "there does not appear to be any malfunction of the ride", though the attraction remains closed "until a thorough review of ...

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Supreme Court to rule on President Trump's travel ban

And even that largely technical "victory" for the administration is tentative: the Court could ultimately decide the lower courts were correct in voiding the whole exercise on either constitutional or statutory grounds. He casts it as critical to deterring terror attacks in the United States. Trump has said the order is needed for national security. Also expected in the next few days, though there's no deadline by which the court must decide, is a ruling on whether to allow the ...

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Teen who fell from Six Flags ride remains hospitalized

The girl lost her grip and fell down where Howard and Winchell, arms outstretched, waited with a few other good Samaritans. A 47-year-old visitor to the park was treated and released for a back injury sustained while attempting to catch the girl.

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Teen hurt after dropping from ride at Six Flags

Moments before the girl plummets from the skyline ride, one witness can be heard saying: "it's okay honey, they'll catch you". He looked up to see a young girl dangling about 25ft off the ground from a slow-moving gondola ride. "If it wasn't for her, I wouldn't have been there", Howard said. I said: 'It's 'OK! Howard was hospitalized with a minor back injury and later released from the hospital.

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Gun used in Scalise shooting was legally purchased assault rifle

The first update from the hospital came late Wednesday, indicating Scalise had undergone an initial surgery and a second procedure, in addition to receiving "multiple units of blood transfusion". "I'm prayerful that he will pull through", Richmond replied, when asked if he was confident Scalise would survive. "I'm prayerful he will pull through, and I hope he does", Democrat Cedric Richmond said.

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Rouhani: Iran seeks stronger ties with Qatar

After Kuwait, which is mediating in the current crisis, handed Qatar last week a 13-point demands list from the Gulf States like Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates , Bahrain , and Egypt , which severed diplomatic and military ties with Qatar earlier this month.

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Foo Fighters close Saturday at Glastonbury with epic set

Fans were described as being "delighted" with Sheeran bringing a Pride Flag onto the stage, on a weekend where Pride Parades were planned through the world. "They say you play the John Peel Stage twice in your career - once on the way up, and once on the way down", said frontman Brandon Flowers. "Ed was great, but you've got a hell of a lot to live up to when you are (playing the same stage as) The Rolling Stones ".


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