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Canadian injured in Times Square car attack in 'very critical' condition

In one image, she is seen holding up a woman's phone just a few feet away from the police tape marking which indicated where 18-year-old Alyssa Elsman lost her life. The fire department said earlier that 22 people were injured, but police on Friday said the number was 20. 18 year old Alyssa Elsman, a tourist visiting from MI, died as she stood on the sidewalk with her 13 year old sister, who was injured. Read More

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San Antonio firefighter dies in blaze

San Antonio firefighter dies in blaze

A San Antonio firefighter has died and two others are seriously hurt after a fire swept through the local shopping mall, where parts of the building collapsed and forced crews to retreat. "It was a very rough decision to leave a firefighter behind", Hood told reporters at the scene. "We also ask that you pray for our other brothers also injured in this blaze and that they heal quickly", the statement said. Read More

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2016 list: Most popular baby names in Maine

2016 list: Most popular baby names in Maine

There's less movement among male baby names, where Liam and Owen were the top picks. Not many states had a name in their top two most popular that did not also appear at the top of another state's list. Kehlani, which could be attributed to Kehlani Parrish, a 2016 Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter, rose 2,487 spots on the girls' list to No. 872, from No. Read More

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Camila Cabello Releases Official

Camila Cabello Releases Official "Crying In The Club" Music Video

Cabello is now prepping her solo debut, titled The Hurting, The Healing, The Loving, due out later this year. I had to pick my jaw up off the floor after watching this video for the first time. I'm way too young to be this hurt... "He's so incredible and for every artist, producer, and anybody-he is the cream of the crop". It is, in essence, just words of comfort while her friend is going through a rough time and probably sloppy-sobbing (which I mean, hey, been there). Read More

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Former VP Biden to speak at Omaha cancer center dedication

Biden, who decided against running for the Oval Office in 2016 due to the death of his son, was asked at what point he realized Hillary Clinton was the correct candidate. The vice president played an active role in campaigning for Clinton, as did former President Barack Obama. But Biden said despite being approached by many about the prospect, he still can not commit to anything. Read More

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Duggar sisters file privacy suit against city, magazine

Duggar sisters file privacy suit against city, magazine

At the time of the media firestorm in 2015 the names of the Duggar sisters were never revealed but Jessa and Jill identified themselves as two of Josh's five underage victims in an interview with Megyn Kelly on "The Kelly File". Josh Duggar resigned his position as a lobbyist with the conservative Family Research Council in 2015 after he admitted he fondled four of his sisters and a babysitter when he was a teen. Read More

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GOP senator says Senate will take 'new, fresh approach' to health care

GOP senator says Senate will take 'new, fresh approach' to health care

The health secretary said Republicans believe insurance under their plan "is going to be more affordable". Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand called on Senate Republicans to reject the U.S. "We're going to draft our bill, and I'm convinced we will take the time to do it right", she said. Some senators have already made clear that they intend to make major changes to the bill, which passed Thursday. Read More

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Dems rule out Lieberman, Keating as Federal Bureau of Investigation picks; former colleague not acceptable

Trump has not signaled that anyone else has replaced Lieberman as his top preference since then. Trump responded, "He is". The president said former Democratic Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, told A.P. that he thinks Lieberman might be the only selection "that could get 100 votes that I know of". He backed Republican presidential nominee John McCain in 2008, angering many of his former Democratic colleagues by endorsing him at the Republican National Convention. Read More

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Authorities search park where missing boy's father was found

Authorities search park where missing boy's father was found

In April, Aramazd Andressian Sr. failed to show up to a prearranged meeting site to return the boy to his mother. The boy was officially reported missing on Saturday, April 22. He did not have the child, and authorities said he had taken prescription drugs that were not his. Andressian said his son wanted to go to the park that morning before they met with his mother for a custody exchange. Read More

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Trump interviews 4 candidates to post of FBI director

And asked if Lieberman, the Democrat-turned-independent senator from CT was a top candidate, Trump said yes. "I don't know if I've said it before". Lieberman retired from the Senate in 2013. He has served as co-chairman of No Labels, a centrist group that promotes bipartisanship. Keating, a Republican, was a two-term governor in Oklahoma and led the state during the deadly 1995 bombing of a federal building in Oklahoma City. Read More

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Family: Acquitted cop should not return to work

Family: Acquitted cop should not return to work

CNN reports , the verdict came hours after the jury was sent to deliberate Wednesday. After the not guilty verdicts were announced, defense attorney Shannon McMurray reached around Shelby and hugged her waist. Shelby was charged with first-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher , an unarmed black man. Shelby was found not guilty. "We are deeply disappointed that yet another police officer has eluded conviction for killing an unarmed African American", NAACP LDEF ... Read More

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Spicer declines to answer whether Pres. Trump records Oval Office conversations

Spicer declines to answer whether Pres. Trump records Oval Office conversations

But it quickly became clear that the president had been stewing for days over the Russian Federation investigation and Comey's refusal to defend him in appearances before lawmakers. Comey has not publicly discussed any conversations he has had with Trump. Clapper says Comey was concerned about the "optics" of that because it might appear that he or the Federal Bureau of Investigation was not working independently of the White House. Read More

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Watch live as House Democrats hold news conference on Trump and Russian Federation

Watch live as House Democrats hold news conference on Trump and Russian Federation

It tells our allies that we are not trustworthy partners in intelligence gathering and sharing. The information came from a memo Comey wrote after meeting with the president. "The remedy for a criminal violation would be impeachment". As president, Donald Trump has the ability to declassify any classified information. One week later, the House adopted eleven articles of impeachment against the President. Read More

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THAAD radar detected N. Korea's missile launch: defense chief

THAAD radar detected N. Korea's missile launch: defense chief

North Korea's missile program is progressing faster than expected, South Korea's defense minister said on Tuesday, hours after the U.N. Security Council demanded the Kim Jong Un's regime halt all nuclear and ballistic missile tests. Aside from Pyongyang's space launches, Jeffrey Lewis of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in the USA told AFP: "This is the longest-range missile North Korea has ever tested". Read More

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Nebraska Governor and Grain Groups Host Mexican Trade Delegation

Nebraska Governor and Grain Groups Host Mexican Trade Delegation

Robert Lighthizer, who was sworn in as U.S. Trade Representative on Monday, has spent the past two days on Capitol Hill meeting lawmakers for required talks before he can give Congress the official notification. National Corn Growers Executive Vice President Jon Doggett says it's critical to keep NAFTA in place and modernize it, but not do a total revamp. Lighthizer noted that Nafta has been "relatively successful" for certain sectors of the USA economy, such as agriculture, investment ... Read More

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Trump says he did not ask Comey for his loyalty

Trump says he did not ask Comey for his loyalty

His aides conveyed a somewhat scattershot message, and Trump was reportedly angry. "Maybe the best thing to do would be to cancel all future "press briefings" and hand out written responses for the sake of accuracy???" he added. As senior politics editor Paige Lavender at HuffPost points out, if Comey ever has to testify in the ongoing investigation into the Trump campaign's connections to Russian Federation, the president's latest tweets could be seen as "witness intimidation". Read More

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At least 2 dead as tornadoes pummel central US

The area stretches from the Texas Panhandle through Oklahoma , western Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa into Minnesota and Wisconsin . The subdivision and the rural area surrounding have reported tornado damage, besides some outbuildings and homes are also severely damages pulling the utility lines and poles down. Read More

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Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new FBI director

The president also told the group that he was close to a decision, an assertion he repeated later at a joint appearance with President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia. The White House initially claimed Comey's firing was tied to Comey's "mishandling" of the investigation of Hillary Clinton use of a private email server and her handling of classified information during her tenure as secretary of state. Read More

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The House Oversight Committee is inviting Comey to testify

And again, we have to get back to working our country properly so that we can take care of the problems that we have". Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain said Tuesday the recent developments are reaching a Watergate levels. Representative Jason Chaffetz , Republican chairman of the House oversight committee , sent a letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday requesting that it turn over all documents and recordings that detail communications between Comey and Trump. Read More

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Amid White House crisis, Pence tries to avoid political fray

The type of PAC Pence is now headlining can be used to directly support candidates. While there were Trump supporters who wanted him to speak, the school chose to instead invite Pence, a former IN governor. "This is the first time you've had this situation with modern campaign finance law", he said. Trump met news of the Wednesday appointment of a special counsel, former FBI director Robert S. Read More

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Statue of General Lee coming down in New Orleans on Friday

Statue of General Lee coming down in New Orleans on Friday

The statue was first put in place in 1884. The statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee will be the last to come down. New Orleans has already removed statues of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Confederate Gen. "You take down this monument, and you're going to have a legacy of killing history". "I've never looked at them as a source of pride", Blanchard said. Read More

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Trump pushes religious freedom during Liberty University commencement speech

Trump pushes religious freedom during Liberty University commencement speech

Trump drew parallel's between the journey of the graduates and his own presidential campaign, saying help from God was necessary to achieve both goals. President Donald Trump is telling college graduates that they should "relish the opportunity to be an outsider". Mr. Trump went on the question the Liberty University students about challenging accepted wisdom and taking on established systems. Read More

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Will Someone Please Let James Mangold Make A X-23 Movie?

Will Someone Please Let James Mangold Make A X-23 Movie?

Spoilers below, so if you haven't seen Logan, either in color or black-and-white, you may want to turn back now. After Logan's death in 2014, Laura took the Wolverine identity. Regardless of whether or not Dafne Keen will return as X-23, Jackman reaffirmed that his days playing Wolverine are over. Jackman gave Mangold credit for conceiving of that idea. Read More

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Cornyn says he will stay in Senate, won't be FBI director

Other lawmakers reported to be on the short list include South Carolina Representative Trey Gowdy , a form federal prosecutor, and former Representative Mike Rogers from MI. A longtime friend of Garland tells The Associated Press that Garland is happy in his job and has no interest in leaving the judiciary to head the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More

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'Ungrateful Traitor' Chelsea Manning Released From Prison Early By Obama

Manning, who is transgender and was known as Bradley Manning before she transitioned in prison, was convicted in 2013 of 20 counts, including six Espionage Act violations, theft and computer fraud. She was acquitted of the most serious charge, aiding the enemy. While in prison, Manning faced indefinite solitary confinement for an attempted suicide after disclosing that she identified as a woman. Read More

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