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Russia says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba

The Cuban government maintained that the new policies would not work, comparing it to the economic embargo that never ushered the Castro regime out of power as the US had hoped. "President Trump's policy makes itself, once again, part of the old policy of pressure and strangulation of the Cuban people", founders Lenier Gonzalez and Roberto Veiga wrote Saturday. Read More

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Sessions to testify before Senate intelligence panel

Sessions to testify before Senate intelligence panel

The attorney general, the highest-ranking law-enforcement officer in the nation, said he would testify before the Senate committee Tuesday, presumably under oath. WYDEN: Let me turn to the attorney general. The timing of Sessions' appearance before the intelligence panel - and whether it will be an open or closed session - was not immediately clear. Read More

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Another police shooting acquittal worries black gun owners

Protestors held signs and banners depicting Castile's face, as they chanted, "no justice, no peace" and "black lives, they matter here". Valerie Castile said her son was murdered. "I don't think this was a fair jury at all, made up of more than half middle-aged white people", she said. Some of the protesters dispersed after the march, but a smaller group converged on Interstate 94, blocking traffic in both directions. Read More

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Admin revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents

Admin revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents

The Homeland Security Department announced the decision to keep DACA in place on Thursday in a memo posted on their website, but they say they will rescind the never implemented Deferred Action for Parents of Americans, or DAPA . While Trump has not cleared the air on what he plans to do about the program but so far, most immigrants protected by the efforts have not been targeted. Read More

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58 presumed dead in London tower blaze

She said: "Frankly, the support on the ground for families who needed help or basic information in the initial hours after this appalling disaster was not good enough ". He said it was "humbling" to attend before meeting with many members of the congregation as well as other people who turned up to speak to him. The community also led a standing ovation and cheered for a fire truck as it drove though towards the north Kensington tower. Read More

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Who is Miss Money in the Bank?

Louis as the Men's Money in the Bank victor. I can wish, I can dream, that AJ is winning it but let's be honest - Corbin is winning here. He'll cash in and be a bland, aggravating champion by years end. This pseudo-face run of hers since joining SmackDown has been lackluster. And this year we are welcoming the Women's division into the fray. Took way bigger risks than I should have. Read More

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Democrats and Republicans unite in a touching dedication to Steve Scalise

His risk of death is "substantially lower" than it was when he was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday, and "I think that an excellent recovery is a good possibility", Sava said. The shooter was an IL man, James Hodgkinson, who had lashed out against President Donald Trump and Republicans over social media. President Donald Trump shared a message Thursday night prior to the Congressional Baseball game at Nationals Park, saying the fact that the game was still being played was sending a ... Read More

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Congressional Baseball Players to Wear Colors of Scalise's Favorite Team

Congressional Baseball Players to Wear Colors of Scalise's Favorite Team

Still in critical condition and undergoing repeated surgery, GOP House Whip Steve Scalise "will be in the hospital for some time", according to the facility where he is recovering from a gunshot. Speaking on the House floor, Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., issued a call to "replace the hateful rhetoric and resistance with respect". Republicans and Democrats sat in different parts of the park - fans could state their party preference when buying tickets. Read More

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Megyn Kelly to Alex Jones: 'You don't sound very sorry'

Megyn Kelly to Alex Jones: 'You don't sound very sorry'

Amid an onslaught of pleas and threats, NBC aired Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly's interview with controversial InfoWars host Alex Jones . Others, like Washington Post media writer Margaret Sullivan and Matthew Gertz of the left-wing watchdog group Media Matters, said that although Kelly landed blows, Jones would ultimately benefit from some of the network's exposure. Read More

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Democrats beat Republicans on ballfield, raise $1M for charity

Democrats beat Republicans on ballfield, raise $1M for charity

But this year after the Alexandria shooting, which left House Majority Whip Congressman Steve Scalise in critical condition and three others hurt, playing meant more than charity. Griner, Bailey and a third officer, Henry Cabrera, engaged the gunman nearly immediately, and Alexandria Police officers quickly added support upon arriving at the scene, eventually fatally wounding the alleged gunman, identified by federal law enforcement sources to CNN as James Hodgkinson . Read More

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Accused leaker Reality Winner pleads not guilty, denied bail

Accused leaker Reality Winner pleads not guilty, denied bail

Winner's lawyer, Titus Nichols , told NPR's Martin Kaste that his client plans to plead not guilty to the one count of "willful retention and transmission of national defense information". He says she has never ran away from anything and there's no reason to hold her. Reality Winner , the 25-year-old Vermont Sen. The 25-year-old leaked the top-secret report to The Intercept , who subsequently published the classified material after victor allegedly sent it to the online news outlet ... Read More

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Cosby trial jury begins first full day of deliberations today

Cosby trial jury begins first full day of deliberations today

Cosby is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting Constand at his home outside Philadelphia in 2004. McMonagle said that while the comedian had been unfaithful to his wife, he didn't commit a crime. "We all know better now", said Steele, who contemptuously accused the defense of the "exploitation of myths". Prosecutors wanted 13 other accusers to testify at the trial, but the judge allowed just one, an assistant to his agent at the William Morris Agency. Read More

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Sixers in talks to acquire No. 1 pick from Celtics

Sixers in talks to acquire No. 1 pick from Celtics

Reports have surfaced indicating that the Boston Celtics are deep in trade discussions involving their number one overall pick . ESPN's Marc Stein first reported that the two teams are having "serious" trade talks. "I just wake up and go where they tell me to go", Fultz said. "I really liked the setup of 3-on-3 and how we played out of those handoffs and upscreens and stuff like that". Read More

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After Trump Tweets About Terror Attack, London Mayor Wants President's Visit Canceled

After Trump Tweets About Terror Attack, London Mayor Wants President's Visit Canceled

We have a special relationship and we should work closely with the Americans. You stand with them in times of adversity, but you call them out when their wrong. "I'm very clear that Sadiq is doing a good job as mayor of London , we are working with him, working together". Mr Khan previously said that Mr Trump was wrong about " many things" and that his state visit should not go ahead. Read More

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Will the NBA Champion Warriors Visit the White House?

The Warriors beat LeBron James and the Cavaliers in five games in the Finals. The big question this offseason is what, if anything, will contenders like Cleveland , San Antonio and Boston do to counter the champion Warriors. "Every, single day, (he's) demanding more out of himself, demanding more out of us, the true testament of a consummate professional", Irving said. Despite coming up on the losing end of The Finals for the fifth time in eight trips, James made National Basketball ... Read More

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Oops! Home Ministry Report Depicts Floodlit Spain-Morocco Border Depicted As Indian

Oops! Home Ministry Report Depicts Floodlit Spain-Morocco Border Depicted As Indian

The picture with the caption "Floodlighting along the Border" was published recently in the home ministry's 324-page annual report , with detailed information on floodlighting along the India-Pakistan border. A screenshot of the border picture from the Home Ministry's annual report 2016-17. Source have also told The Times of India that the home ministry's annual report has been out in the public domain for nearly three months and that it will be hard to correct the gaffe as printing of ... Read More

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Transformers 5 Will Be Michael Bay's Last. For Real

Transformers 5 Will Be Michael Bay's Last. For Real

Bay is proud of his five Transformers movie and feels like he'll be stepping away on a high note with Transformers: The Last Knight . Transformers: The Last Knight is out on June 22 . That seems like a fun one to do", he said . In more Transformers news, Bay has also confirmed that this would be his last title in the franchise during an interview with Fandango . Read More

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Accuser takes the stand in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial

Accuser takes the stand in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial

After a series of phone calls, Constand said Cosby began inviting her dinner at his house and other events, such as a jazz concert in NY. Cosby says he had a romantic relationship with her. Cosby lawyer Angela Agrusa lashed into Constand on cross-examination. Constand told the detectives she only knew Cosby for six months when she testified today they knew each other for 16 months. Read More

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Learn something from your dads on Father's Day

Learn something from your dads on Father's Day

It just means I can not celebrate it with him. A predecessor of the Americanized Father's Day was originally observed in March by Catholic Europe. Go through them and share them with your dad to make him cheers. The survey also revealed 45 percent of all Americans plan to buy a gift for their dad this year and 16 percent plan to buy one for their husband. Read More

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Rep. Steve Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'

Rep. Steve Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'

Scalise was one of several people shot by suspect James T. Hodgkinson ― a 66-year-old resident of IL ― who targeted a GOP team baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, on Wednesday. The gunman, identified by officials as James Hodgkinson , died after the shootout. "On behalf of Steve and our children, I want to thank everyone from the bottom of our hearts for the incredible amount of prayers and warm wishes we have received since Wednesday's events". Read More

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US President Donald Trump confirms he's being investigated over Russian meddling

CNN is suing the Justice Department for copies of fired FBI Director James Comey's personal memos on his interactions with President Donald Trump . He said: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" The White House has said the president "has never asked Mr Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn". Read More

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London police: Grenfell tower fire death toll reaches 30

But the Conservative leader still struggled to overcome accusations that she lacked compassion because she had failed to meet with victims on her first visit to the devastated site. Ms May also met with survivors of the fire during a visit to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, which is treating eight people. One woman outside the town hall told the BBC that the council's response to the emergency had been "chaotic". Read More

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Wonder Woman fans are hiding swords in their dresses

Wonder Woman fans are hiding swords in their dresses

From the impact its having on children to its influence at the box office and on social media , Wonder Woman is as inspiring and bulletproof as its hero. However, Wonder Woman might still make lessthan last year's Suicide Squad , which brought in a total global amount of $745 million and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice's $845 million worldwide number. Read More

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