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National Democrats Want a Socialist to Lead Their Party More Than a Capitalist
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The Sanders people have reason to distrust the national party given its actions before the Democratic Convention and what they view as a slap down of U.S. In one spot, the Congressional Leadership Fund featured Pelosi alongside Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton , who was struggling at the time. She has also been superb at holding the House Democratic caucus together.

National Facing defections, Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote
Author: 0 Facing defections, Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote

President Donald Trump , badly in need of a legislative victory in his stalled agenda, was to have met with Republican senators Tuesday afternoon to lobby for its passage. The GOP could still win skeptical senators over with amendments. 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.

National McConnell Delays Vote On Health Care Bill Until After July 4
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And fellow conservative Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said he had "a hard time believing" he'd have enough information to back that motion this week. 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.

National Man helping lost toddler beaten and shamed on social media
Author: 0 Man helping lost toddler beaten and shamed on social media

Thinking they were stopping a crime , the father and two friends approached the stranger: As his friends took the toddler away, the father punched the good Samaritan "probably five or six times", he told WFLA . People should "be careful about what you post on social media so as not to victimize an innocent person", Lakeland police wrote on their Facebook page on Sunday.

National John McEnroe Will Not Apologize for His Comment on Serena Williams
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I don't know, just say what I really felt, which is about what I think she would be". Williams took to Twitter on Monday afternoon to reply to McEnroe's comments. In an interview with BBC , he said that McEnroe's statement was not meant as an attack on women and that it was based on a general fact, that men are stronger than men.

National Bernie Sanders-Wife-Investigation story
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Burnett then tried to ask Sanders her question about whether he knew about the FBI investigation into his wife , but Sanders yelled over her. "Five years later, just at the moment - coincidentally, no doubt - when I am a candidate for president of the United States, Donald Trump's campaign manager, vice chairman of the Republican Party in Vermont, launched this investigation".

National Pregnant woman shoots boyfriend when pulling YouTube prank
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Ruiz's aunt says he gave a 50-caliber handgun to his girlfriend and insisted she shoot it at a book Pedro was holding, thinking it would stop the bullet. 'They were in love. She told the Star Tribune that Ruiz was a gun enthusiast and "dare devil" who was always 'putting a unsafe twist on everything he did'.

National Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered
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In a statement , Trump called the high court's action "a clear victory for our national security", saying the justices allowed the travel suspension to become largely effective. But, the justices wrote, "not so someone who enters into a relationship simply to avoid" the travel ban . But Supreme Court justices Clarence Thomas , Samuel A.

National Supreme Court will hear travel ban, allow some limits on immigration
Author: 0 Supreme Court will hear travel ban, allow some limits on immigration

Vasquez of Austin, Texas, said in March. "My number one responsibility as Commander in Chief is to keep the American people safe". The court, which tapering the scope of the lower court rulings that had completely congested his 6 March executive order, said it would hear arguments in the month of October.

National Remy Ma Dethrones Nicki Minaj As BET Awards' Hip Hop Queen
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Nicki Minaj's seven years on top as the BET Awards's best female hip hop artist came to an abrupt end last night as Remy Ma swooped in to take the title. "Wish I was there to receive it. Thank you so much!" the singer wrote in the post, mentioning Katz in a hashtag. While Bruno Mars struck gold for best male R&B/ pop artiste and Migos took the prize for best group home.

National Supreme Court Sends Cross-Border Shooting Case Back To Lower Court
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Border Patrol says that they will continue to warn against the dangers of undocumented immigrants crossing into the United States through "dangerous environmental conditions". Hernandez ran across the culvert and stood by a pillar on the Mexican side. Mesa was entitled to qualified immunity. The El Paso Times reports (http://bit.ly/2t9ZKp7 ) Border Patrol Agent Lorenzo Hernandez told authorities he was helping his mother at her food truck on June 9 when two men asked for a ride after ...

Author: 0 Down 7 and missing Francona, Indians rally to top Texas 15-9

It's not clear when Francona left. For Texas , Elvis Andrus had three hits, including two home runs and four RBIs, and Adrian Beltre hit a three-run homer. Chris Herrmann led off the first inning with a homer and Greinke (9-4) allowed a run and three hits with five strikeouts. Dan Otero could not silence the opposition at the plate, allowing a home run to Andrus, his second of the game and second career multi-homer performance (9/24/2016).

National Violent attack on tourist in New Orleans
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Video shows a Saturday night attack and mugging of two tourists in the French Quarter of New Orleans , leaving one in crtical condition. The men were robbed of their cellphones and wallets. Police tell CBS affiliate WWLTV Paul turned himself in Monday night. State law defines second-degree robbery as taking "anything of value" from someone and inflicting "serious bodily injury".

National North Carolina releases plan to fight opioid abuse
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Last month, Governor Cooper and Secretary Cohen, along with Attorney General Josh Stein, announced a grant to fight the opioid epidemic at SouthLight Healthcare in Raleigh . "It is literally pie in the sky", he said referring to Cooper's calculations, "and maybe that is what he hopes it is so that he can criticize it, but that's just not the case".

Author: 0 Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

Circuit Court of Appeals that upheld a California law requiring a gun owner to show "good cause" in order to get a permit to carry a concealed handgun in public. New Jersey passed the second law in 2014, and a lower courts struck it down past year. Briefs are scheduled to be filed in August . About 20 percent of Americans bet on sports in the a year ago.

National Military post tweets it's on lockdown, possible shooter
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Redstone Arsenal boasts some 40,000 workers, primarily civilian and contract employees. Redstone Arsenal hosts units of the army missile command as well as a NASA research centre. The governor's office says Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is being updated about the situation, but her office couldn't provide any details. He also said Redstone Arsenal was scheduled to hold active shooter training this week.

National EPA, US Army move to rescind 2015 'Waters of the US' rule
Author: 0 EPA, US Army move to rescind 2015 'Waters of the US' rule

The agencies described a withdrawal process as an interim step and promised a broader review of which waters should fall under federal jurisdiction. "We are taking significant action to return power to the states and provide regulatory certainty to our nation's farmers and businesses", said Administrator Scott Pruitt.

Author: 0 NYC subway station evacuated after smoke, loss of power

The train was 200 feet from the 125th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue station at the time. Emergency personnel have responded to a Manhattan subway station where passengers were reporting smoke and a loss of power. Joe Lhota (LOH'-tuh) says there were no initial indications of equipment or track failure before two cars derailed and scraped a wall on Tuesday morning.

National Mother of teen struck by baseball: 'Jason, God's got this'
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Braves Country, please keep Jason Lockhart and the whole @klocky7 family in your thoughts. "He is going to be okay we just don't really know when". Simple movements by Jason can cause the bleeding to return, which is why they placed him on ventilators. His sister, Sydney, a has been providing regular updates of his condition on Facebook , including one saying Jason was scheduled to have surgery on Monday at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta to replace the packing in his face and check ...

Author: 0 Girl's actions caused her to fall from NY park ride

A 47-year old from Schenectady, New York, was also "transported to Glens Falls Hospital where he was treated and released for a back injury, suffered as he was attempting to catch the falling victim". She eventually fell into the arms of Leeann Winchell and Matthew Howard Sr ., who happened to be in the right place at the right time . It wasn't clear how the girl came to be hanging from the ride.

National Three Chicago police officers indicted in Laquan McDonald case
Author: 0 Three Chicago police officers indicted in Laquan McDonald case

The Cook County grand jury indictment alleges that the three officers - David March, Joseph Walsh and Thomas Gaffney - were at the scene of the killing and worked together to hide crucial facts in the initial police report . Stay on topic - This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. A video of the shooting, released in 2015, sparked days of protests and thrust Chicago into a national debate over the use of excessive force by police against minorities.

National Czech Nuclear Power Plant Used A Bikini Contest To Hire Interns
Author: 0 Czech Nuclear Power Plant Used A Bikini Contest To Hire Interns

UPDATE: In a comment to Bustle, a spokesperson for CEZ said that the beauty competition was organized by a third party, " Maturantka roku ", which translates to "Graduate of the Year". But other social media users were more impressed by the unique competition, with one claiming: "They should have recruited all of those girls". Reacting to the criticism, CEZ apologised via Facebook .

National Man crashes Volkswagen onto Mizzou Arena court, causing estimated $100k in damage
Author: 0 Man crashes Volkswagen onto Mizzou Arena court, causing estimated $100k in damage

One local Missourian gave a new meaning to the term joyride in the early morning hours, as he crashed his auto through two security gates at Mizzou Arena and drove on the hardwood court. "The auto did make it to the court and back out", Weimer confirmed. Weimer estimated the total damage at about $100,000. Conant later turned himself into police.

National Vikings player jailed for failed alcohol tests
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On Monday, Floyd was sentenced to a day in jail for violation of his house arrest. The Minnesota Vikings reportedly support Michael Floyd's claim that any alcohol present in drug tests he took while under house arrest came from drinking kombucha tea.

National Three trials, no convictions in fatal police shootings
Author: 0 Three trials, no convictions in fatal police shootings

The three shootings were on video, which was scrutinized by lawyers and repeatedly played before the jurors. Intriguingly, the first trial of Tensing in the shooting death of DuBose also ended in a hung jury, thereby paving the way for his retrial and Friday's verdict.

National Authorities find missing Charlotte teen in Georgia
Author: 0 Authorities find missing Charlotte teen in Georgia

Her parents said Burns has a form of autism and they weren't sure they would ever see her again. According to the FBI, Burns' family asked for privacy at this time so they can "focus on their daughter", as reported by The Associated Press .

National Relatives ask for help in search for missing U of I scholar
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They've labeled the case a kidnapping. Zhang arrived at the University of IL in downstate Urbana in April to study science. Speaking through a translator, he said, "Ying, be strong". Federal Bureau of Investigation agents say the driver of the SUV appeared to be a white man who circled the area before making contact with Zhang. " We're not leaving without her ".

National NJ college: Professor fired for racially insensitive remarks
Author: 0 NJ college: Professor fired for racially insensitive remarks

After she addressed the situation to the school's board at a public meeting on June 20, Durden was sacked, according to an NJ.com report. In the statement , Munroe acknowledged that Durden's appearance on the show did not mention the college, but said , "her employment with us and potential impact on students required our immediate review into what seemed to have become a very contentious and divisive issue".

National Boko Haram Hit University Of Maiduguri Again
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The third bomber detonated killing himself alone. The attacks happened on Sunday night, and one of the suicide bombers targeted the University of Maiduguri, the Xinhua agency said. Sunday night attack by suspected Boko Haram bombers, led to the death of 16 people. "But in the last two weeks, we have had tremendous security challenges in Damboa, in Chibok, in Maiduguri and in all nooks and crannies of the state", he added.

Author: 0 Video shows teen fall from amusement park ride

Winchell, who is applying to be a nurse, said she and her father visited the girl on Sunday at the hospital and she was in good spirits. The teen was taken to Albany Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries, according to the Warren County Sheriff's Office.

National Dad receives phone call from son after believing he was dead
Author: 0 Dad receives phone call from son after believing he was dead

Frank Kerrigan , 82, got a phone call that day from the Orange County coroner saying that his 57-year-old son, also named Frank, had died next to a Verizon store in Fountain Valley . This left family members confused, then shocked and finally filled with questions about how the coroner could have misidentified the deceased. She saw blood and dirty blankets, grief-stricken, she set up a memorial at the site , according to ABC News .

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