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GOP Senate leaders were eager to get a seal of approval from Trump, who had urged them to produce a bill more "generous" than the House's. Unlike the House plan that passed before lawmakers got an updated cost, the Senate has to get those numbers from the Congressional Budget Office before they vote.
  • Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

    Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

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    The Senate panel is investigating allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election. Sessions had been due to appear before the Senate Appropriations Committee tomorrow about the Justice Department's budget for 2018, but said the switch of hearing was necessary as it had become clear he would be questioned about Russian Federation.
  • Oldest Trump son fires off 80-plus tweets in support of dad

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    Mr. Trump has called Comey a "leaker," and said in a press conference Friday that some of Comey's statements before the Senate committee were untrue. As for the timing of his recusal, Comey said the FBI expected the attorney general to take himself out of the matters under investigation weeks before he actually did.
  • Rep. Himes: Trump's response to London 'inappropriate for a toddler'

    Rep. Himes: Trump's response to London 'inappropriate for a toddler'

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    Jim Himes of CT said on CNN's New Day. Mr Trump criticised Mr Khan on Twitter for saying there was "no reason to be alarmed" after the attack. "There's no reason to be alarmed", Khan said. May answered "yes", when asked if Trump's visit will go ahead, the newspaper reported. Trump and Khan have traded criticism since before the real estate mogul was elected United States president.
  • CC Sabathia wins fourth straight, Yankees roll past Blue Jays

    CC Sabathia wins fourth straight, Yankees roll past Blue Jays

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    In his past four outings, all wins, Wainwright has permitted one run over 26 1/3 innings. Judge hit a two-run home run into the second deck in right field - opposite field second deck! - and Starlin Castro hit a laser two-run home run juuust over the right field wall.
  • Florida budget deal trades cash for bad policy

    Florida budget deal trades cash for bad policy

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    Scott is calling a special session to discuss the following measures beginning on June 7 and ending on June 9. In the budget passed May 8, lawmakers did not provide money for economic-development incentives and included $25 million for Visit Florida .
  • Portland stabbing suspect yells slogans at court hearing

    Portland stabbing suspect yells slogans at court hearing

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    Taliesin Namkai-Meche, 23, and Ricky Best , 53, intervened and were fatally stabbed . The mother of one of the targets of the rant said she was overwhelmed with gratitude and sadness for the strangers who died defending her daughter, 16-year-old Destinee Mangum .
  • Suspect in Portland deadly stabbing arraigned

    Suspect in Portland deadly stabbing arraigned

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    Crowley at the Multnomah Justice Center in Portland Paul G. Crowley at the Multnomah Justice Center in Portland . Forde told police he heard Christian say something about "decapitating heads". Numerous early settlers to OR were from Southern states and brought with them negative attitudes about blacks, said Karen Gibson, a professor of urban studies at Portland State University.
  • To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

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    Memorial Day comes with a price. That's it, pure and simple. Walker will attend a number of events Monday, including a veterans service at a nursing home and an afternoon ceremony at the Cape May County Veterans Cemetery. That began a somber tradition that has been expanded and remains today. Throughout Memorial Day weekend many of your social media feeds will be filled with comments of people thanking veterans for their service, and while that's nice it's not the reason for this ...
  • Sunny Friday, isolated storms for Memorial Day weekend

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    While Thursday will remain warm, "isolated shower and thunderstorm chances return late in the day", Gazette news partner KKTV reported. Southwest winds will blow between 13 and 17 miles per hour. Sunny skies are on tap for Friday with highs reaching 84 in the Upstate and 78 in the mountains. Sunday night brings up to an 80 percent chance of showers with temperatures falling to the high 50s, according to the NWS.
  • Tuesday forecast: Scattered showers in the afternoon

    Tuesday forecast: Scattered showers in the afternoon

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    These light, spotty showers will be possible through daybreak. After a stormy day for parts of central Georgia, things should settle down some for the overnight . Far western IN has the highest chance of light rain. This rain threat will drift slowly to the south Sunday , Sunday night and Memorial Day Monday .
  • Sheriff Clarke Plagiarized Parts Of Thesis On Homeland Security

    Sheriff Clarke Plagiarized Parts Of Thesis On Homeland Security

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    Clarke appeared to have lifted lines from such diverse sources as the 9/11 Commission Report , a 2013 Washington Post article, and George W. Bush's book Decision Points. In the CNN report, Clarke is accused of allegedly neglecting the basic requisites of proper attribution. Clarke has a loyal national, right-wing following but has been widely criticized locally for his inflammatory rhetoric and for spending so much time on the road as a Trump surrogate and while giving talks to ...