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Transit agency: Human error caused subway train derailment

Riders on the train were evacuated, but passengers on other stalled trains took matters into their own hands; many exited trains themselves and walked on the tracks, leading first responders to go below ground and lead them to safety. Andrew Cuomo to channel more resources into fixing the subway system. It is "under investigation", said the company MTA, which manages transit in NY city.

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Brian Head Fire has burned almost 50000 acres

In this photo taken Monday, June 26, 2017, smoke plumes from the Manzanita Fire are seen near Beaumont, Ca. A wildfire surging out of control on California's Central Coast has forced evacuations. Jackson said his home is all he has and he has to protect it. Powell is relying on social media updates from friends and others who live or have homes in the area.

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Arizona wildfire forces hundreds from homes

The state forestry department posted on Twitter on Tuesday night: "Fire crews working w/ "volatile and explosive" fuels". Officials evacuated the almost 1,500 residents in the Town of Mayer Tuesday, along with the area west of State Route 69, Poland Junction, Chaparral Hills, Breezy Pines, and Pine Flat.

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Bernie Sanders says reported investigation into his wife stems from 'pathetic' attack

VTDigger and Politico reported Bernie and Jane Sanders have hired two attorneys to represent them in the probe. Do you know if she's under FBI investigation? According to the independent VTDigger , the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into allegations initially made by a top Vermont Republican that Sanders' office pressured a local bank into granting a $6.7 million loan for Burlington College to purchase a lakefront campus.

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County receives $1.94M from feds

PILT payments help local governments carry out such vital services as firefighting and police protection, construction of public schools and roads, and search-and-rescue operations. Idaho was a top contender for the money, with more than 60 percent of the state's land being public. The increase is "absolutely" welcome in Mesa County, which is expecting to dip into reserves this year, County Administrator Frank Whidden said.

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Roger Federer wins Halle title for ninth time

Yet to drop a set in the event so far, the 18-time Grand Slam victor will be looking for his fourth title of the year and ninth Halle title before hoping to achieve his main goal of winning Wimbledon . Federer had words of affection for Zverev, who won their semifinal in Halle a year ago. The Swiss lured the youngster to the net on several occasions, including at 4-4 in the second set when the Russian dumped a forehand volley into the net to give Federer two break points.

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Montreal man accused in Flint airport attack denied bail

Jeff Neville in the neck one week ago at the Flint airport. The man of tunisian origin, would have attacked a police officer of the airport of Flint, stabbing it in the neck while shouting "Allahu akbar" (Allah is great). Suspected of stabbing Flint Bishop Airport Police Lt. Jeff Neville in the neck with a large, serrated "Amazon Jungle Survival" knife on Wednesday, June 21, Ftouhi, 49, is detained on a federal criminal complaint of violence at an worldwide airport.

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Ryan has faith McConnell can save health bill

In the Republican version, a last-minute tweak could lock out people who allowed their coverage to lapse , preventing them from buying insurance for at least six months. And he wasn't phased by Monday's announcement saying 22 million more Americans would not have coverage in 2026 under the Senate's plan. In a tweet, the Whip said that the vote must be held before premium increases are announced for the next year.

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Supreme Court allows Trump administration to enforce parts of travel ban

The President maintains that the steps were necessary in order to revise security screening to safeguard the nation from external threats. The travel order had been stayed by two separate federal courts, one in Hawaii and one in Maryland.

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Arkansas' new Ten Commandments monument at Capitol destroyed

A 32-year-old man allegedly drove through the monument while filming himself. Workers are using a tractor to remove pieces of the NOW destroyed, controversial 10 Commandments monument from the AR State Capitol grounds. He was caught three years ago after destroying a similar statue outside the courthouse in Oklahoma City, OK. The news service says it's not clear whether the man is the same Michael T.

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Wisconsin AG Plans to Appeal Dassey Decision

The state of Wisconsin has since issued a statement regarding the appeals case. "7th Circuit AFFIRMS Judge Duffin in 2-1 decision". They've been Brendan's counsel since 2007, and filed two prior unsuccessful motions for a new trial. The court gave the Wisconsin Department of Justice until June 26 to respond to the request. The director of the center, Steven Drizin, hopes that Dassey's successful appeal shows that interrogating a 16-year-old is not the same as interrogating an adult.

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New Zealand law student launches climate change court case

This morning from 9am there will be a public mobilisation outside the High Court in support of the case. It follows other successful court challenges on climate change overseas. The Government's current target is an 11 per cent reduction in emissions below 1990 levels by 2030. A win would mean the NZ Government would have to go back to the drawing board when it comes to setting climate emissions targets under the Paris Climate Agreement.

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Wind fans the flames of Utah fire that has burned 13 homes

It was nine days ago, a man in the states of Utah was burning weed in his backyard, which sparked a little fire, with adding the wind now the little fire transform into massive sets of wildfires that burnt down 67 square miles and left thousands homeless.

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An acquittal in Milwaukee

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. Smith was carrying a gun when Heaggan-Brown opened fire. Yesterday (June 21), a jury acquitted the officer-who was sacked following an internal investigation into his alleged off-duty sexual assault-of first-degree reckless homicide .

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Spicer won't say if Trump believes Russian Federation interfered in election

Sean Spicer insisted the president wanted a health care bill with "heart", although he admitted he wasn't sure if anyone at the White House had seen a draft of the Republican measure. Also, the White House has started releasing its own transcripts of the press briefings and Q&A sessions, since reporters aren't allowed to record anything anymore.

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Utah wildfire grows to largest active fire in US

Smoke visible in Routt County Tuesday can be attributed to the Brian Head Fire in southwestern Utah, according to Kevin Thompson, Routt County National Forest fire management officer. Authorities issued mandatory evacuation orders for residents in some areas threatened by the blaze, though it was not clear how many people were affected, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

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Beautiful Weather for Wednesday

Today's high will be near 76 with a south southwest wind of 5 to 7 miles per hour becoming calm in the afternoon, according to the weather service. Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. An even greater likelihood of showers and thunderstorms is expected on Tuesday , NWS says. Tue: High: 87 Mostly sunny, breezy with isolated overnight storms.

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MA leaders consider state impact of US Senate health care bill

At the White House meeting with most of the 52 Republican senators, Trump said it was vital to reach agreement on the Senate healthcare measure because Obamacare was "melting down". But Trump also conceded the possibility that the health bill wouldn't pass. White House officials said if Republicans Sens. "I told the president I'm open to supporting it, but it has to get better".

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Senate GOP Leaders Abruptly Delay Health Care Vote

And at least three Republican senators said they would not support a motion to proceed with the bill without changes. President Trump said that he thinks that they have "either 52 out of 52, or 50 out of 52" votes needed to pass the bill.

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Lacking votes, Senate GOP delays vote on health care bill

Collins has said she is considering a run for ME governor next year. "I don't have enough data in terms of the impact to my state to be able to vote in the affirmative". The group of Republican senators boarded buses and motored to the White House for the 4 p.m. meeting - at which the president talked about getting more aggressive in getting the Affordable Care Act replaced with something else.

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Just 17 Percent Of Americans Approve Of Republican Senate Health Care Bill

Republican leaders in the Senate, determined to clear the issue off their agenda before a July Fourth recess, decided at mid-day not to force a procedural vote that would have allowed a final vote this week. The GOP tried it with their inhumane health care bill and thankfully, they will fail this week in their quest to repeal and replace Obamacare. Obamacare was created to increase health insurance quality and affordability, lower the uninsured rate by expanding insurance coverage and ...

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CNN Resignations A Sign Of The High Stakes In Covering Trump's Administration

The story had stated that US lawmakers were investigating a possible link between a Russian investment fund and Mr. Trump's officials. "Once it was determined that editorial processes were not followed, CNN deleted the story from CNN .com", the network said Friday on its site.

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Capito says she can't support GOP health care bill

Shelley Moore Capito says she can't support the Senate GOP leadership's proposed health care overhaul. Fewer federal dollars towards Medicaid could affect more than just hospitals. In the days and weeks ahead, I'm committed to continue talking with my colleagues about how we can fix the serious problems in our health care system while protecting Ohio's most vulnerable citizens.

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Lockdown lifted at Alabama military post

It was later confirmed by Holliday the 911 calls came from the Sparkman complex. "We want the entire community to know that this arrest eliminates any threat to Huntsville or citizens of Madison County", Dorning said. The base has called off a drill on how to respond to an active shooter because personnel learned "everything they need" on Tuesday, Holiday said. The building is used as the missile and aviation command building at the Sparkman Center on the military base.

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Supreme Court Backs Church In Key Religious Rights Case

The potential for broadening what Roberts hoped would be a narrow decision is precisely what Sotomayor and Ginsburg were anxious about. The Supreme Court accepted the church's petition for review back in January 2016, when Justice Antonin Scalia was still the senior conservative.

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Work at Indian container port stalled by malware

The Maersk group confirmed that its operations were hit by the cyber incident. "We have been taking proactive steps. we have sent out advisories (on the cyber attack and the malware)". A major global cyber-attack on Tuesday disrupted computers at Russia's biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms with a virus similar to the ransomware thatlast month infected more than 300,000 computers, according to Reuters .

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United States police finally catch bank robber dubbed 'AK47 Bandit'

A dispatcher who answered the phone at the sheriff's office's Monday could not immediately confirm that it was Gathercole's home. A similar explosive was removed from the trunk of the vehicle Gathercole was driving when authorities say he fired on the Kansas trooper with an AK-47 rifle.

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McConnell delays vote on health care bill until after July 4 recess

Mitch McConnell , R-Kentucky, on Tuesday delayed a vote on a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act after defections and opposition from moderates and conservatives appeared to doom the Republican majority leader's plan. Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska are fellow moderates who've raised concerns about the Senate health bill for a variety of reasons.

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President Trump, PM Modi Joint Press Statement Reveals Little

Industry body Assocham welcomed the joint statement following the meeting, stating that the mutual commitment to increasing market access in information technology and other sectors is a big positive for the Dollars 150 billion Indian software and services industry.

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18 protesters in Minnesota arrested after Philando Castile verdict

Defense attorneys claimed Yanez felt that his life was in danger and shot Castile after he told the officer he was armed. Yanez said during the trial he believed Philando Castile , 32, was reaching for a firearm when he opened fire last July, ultimately shooting seven rounds.

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Tropical Storm Cindy expected to bring soaking rains to midstate on Friday

Today's highs in Upstate will be in the mid-80s, but in the low 70s Saturday and Sunday . According to the weather service, any showers and thunderstorms early will taper off in the evening. The storm's expected arrival in West Virginia comes on the anniversary of torrential rains last June that left 23 people dead in West Virginia. Tri-state residents are bracing for potential impacts from Tropical Storm Cindy as the powerful system churns along the Gulf Coast.

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A warm one today with a storm possible after 2 pm

Sun will give way to increasing clouds, and some showers and thunderstorms will be possible, especially late afternoon and at night. It's summer in Florida, and if the heat wasn't an indicator, the rain is, as showers and storms are expected to continue into the foreseeable future.

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Supreme Court Reinstates Part of Trump's Travel Ban

The government can not single out any religion for disfavor, and it is crystal clear that President Trump tried to do just that with his ban. It is up to these public servants' discretion to grant or deny an applicant, and that will still be the case under the ruling - they'll just have to factor in someone's "bona fide" connection now, too.

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US Supreme Court Rejects Gun Rights Appeal

The names on children's birth certificates are significant because they can affect who has the right to receive information about the children's education, give consent for medical procedures, and make other major decisions, according to the couples' court petition .

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Sixth GOP Senator Comes Out Against Health Care Bill

Senate leaders could use some of those additional savings to attract moderate votes by making Medicaid and other provisions more generous, though conservatives would rather use that money to reduce red ink. On Friday, Sen. Dean Heller said he would not support the bill as it is during a press conference with the Nevada governor. Those rebels were just part of McConnell's problem.


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