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Senate set to take up $11.8 billion, two-year state budget

The process allows lawmakers to vote on critical pieces of the health law without giving Democrats a chance to filibuster , but in turn it places large constraints on members - including limiting debate to only 20 hours and only using it to change laws that are scored by the Congressional Budget Office, which means those that cost money or are implemented as taxes. Read More

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Apple Set To Have A Crack At Siri Voice For The Home

Apple employees have been testing the speaker in their homes for several months now. The next Apple OS is more than likely to come out in the fall. While WWDC is best known for software, Bloomberg has reported Apple is planning to upgrade three of its laptop ranges: the MacBook Pro , 12-inch MacBook and potentially an update to the MacBook Air . Read More

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9 local guards dead, 11 Americans wounded in Kabul

The powerful vehicle bomb exploded in central Kabul , where several diplomatic representatives, official institutions as well as the Presidential Palace are located, killing at least 80 people and injuring over 350 others. Passers-by stopped and helped the wounded into private cars, and others congregated outside the nearby Italian-run Emergency Hospital. Neither the Taliban nor the Islamic State have claimed responsibility for the bombing. Read More

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CNN Cut Ties With Kathy Griffin After Controversial Video

A report Wednesday claimed that the First Lady's 11-year-old son, Barron Trump, was watching television when the image flashed up on the screen as part of the news coverage of the incident. I understand how it offends people . 1/ I caption this "there was blood coming out of his eyes, blood coming out of his.wherever" Also @tylershields great Photog/film maker. Read More

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United Nations chief urges action on climate change as Trump debates

Trump on Tuesday met Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt , who is in favour of withdrawal from the Paris Accord and will meet Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday, the CNN reported . Developed countries, which have polluted for longer, must take the lead with absolute emissions cuts. Still, Cohn said that the carbon levels agreed to by the prior administration "would be highly crippling to the USA economic growth", and if the president had to choose ... Read More

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Kerr to miss NBA Finals opener

The Cavaliers are 1-6 SU and 2-5 ATS in their last seven games as an underdog of 7.0 or fewer points. Can Kevin Durant get his first ring after joining the Warriors? Whether it's a reassurance that any contending team will need at least one superstar or the fact that there are only a handful of teams who are serious title contenders, there are plenty of reasons to like and dislike another Finals with the Cavaliers and Warriors . Read More

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EU, China to reaffirm support for climate pact

Should Trump ultimately decide to leave the agreement, it would be a victory for climate change deniers within his administration. If the New York Times account is true, and Ivanka sincerely endeavored to ensure her father heard every side of the Paris debate, then she failed to convey just how overwhelming support for the deal is - from the business community, from the worldwide community, and from American voters. Read More

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A guide to global warming, Paris pact and the US role

Trump claimed before taking office that climate change was a "hoax" created by the Chinese to hurt the US economy, an assertion that stands in defiance of broad scientific consensus. Trump's predecessor Barack Obama enacted the deal without U.S. Senate ratification. Trump was responding to questions from reporters about whether he plans to withdraw the USA from the landmark global agreement. Read More

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President Trump comes out in support of his son-in-law Jared Kushner

He said the question is if it was a crime for Kushner to speak to Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak as a representative of then-President-elect Trump, and the answer is no. "I did not know Mike Dubke before he came on as communications director, did not know him well", Conway said. Schiff said that if he had confirmation of the allegations, Kushner's security clearance should be revoked. Read More

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UN chief urges action on climate change as Trump debates

Mr. Guterres will stress that climate action is already under way, and that countries and companies that are involved will reap the rewards. Gutteres never mentioned the American leader by name in his speech at New York University's Stern School of Business, his first major address on climate change since taking the reins of the United Nations on January 1. Read More

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Official says Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal

Reports emerged early Wednesday that Trump would pull out of the agreement , an action he vowed during his presidential campaign. The agreement is meant to curb the earth's heating and reduce the impacts of climate change. Trump's expected decision to withdraw was likely to raise further questions about U.S. credibility overseas. Obama and a host of other countries signed the climate change agreement in 2015 and the former president touted it as the "best chance we have" to save the ... Read More

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NASA spacecraft will aim straight for sun next year

NASA spacecraft will aim straight for sun next year

The heat: The probe will rely on a 4.5-inch-thick carbon-composite solar shield to help it withstand temperatures up to 2,550 degrees Fahrenheit, reports Orlando's WKMG . Zurbuchen also presented Parker with NASA's distinguished public service medal, one of its highest honors. He said that as a theoretician, he greatly admired the scientists who have been able to translate the probe concept into reality: "Hurray for solar probe", he said. Read More

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8th Generation Intel Processors Will Be 30% Faster Than 7th Gen

The Core i9 appears to be the spearhead for a new wave of powerful Intel processors, named the Core X series . We begin with Kaby Lake-X, which will initially launch with two SKUs - a Core i7-7740X and a Core i5-7640X. Starting from the base model, the Intel Core i5-7640X comes with 4 cores and 4 threads. Intel says that the chips are well suited for VR and they support Turbo Boost Max 3.0 which provides a more efficient automatic overclocking. Read More

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Amazon joins the $1000 club

Only 14 other US stocks have shared prices that high, and the only other tech stock above $1,000 is Priceline . The broad-based S&P 500 shed 0.1 percent to 2,414.03, retreating from Friday's record, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index added 0.1 percent to 6,216.27, rising a bit from Friday's record. Read More

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Liverpool lead 4-way battle for Saints defender

Liverpool lead 4-way battle for Saints defender

Liverpool hope to win the race for Southampton's Virgil van Dijk amid competition from their Premier League rivals. Jurgen Klopp is hopeful of convincing Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk that Liverpool is the club for him. According to a report by Charlie Wyett, football editor of The Sun , Liverpool have offered the experienced 31-year-old a two-year deal to move to Anfield on a free transfer this summer. Read More

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Walker Declares State Of Emergency For 3 Northwestern Wisconsin Counties Following Tornado

The weather service says the twister packed winds of 120 to 130 miles per hour, or even slightly stronger, when it hit the park near Chetek on Tuesday evening. In Iowa, the storms damaged homes and other buildings and knocked down trees, limbs and power poles, leaving thousands of people without power. Sheriff Fitzgerald said people yelling for help underneath the rubble could be heard by the first responders to the scene at the trailer park near Chetek, a small town located approximately ... Read More

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KCET 2017 result declared at kea

KCET 2017 result declared at kea

The final answer key has also been released today with the publication of results after amendments if any, after addressing the objections by the students. After submitting the form, Karnataka CET 2017 result will be displayed. Candidates can get the Karnataka common entrance test result 2017, rank, grades, cut-off from the website kea .kar.nic.in or just click on the link given below. Read More

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BMW M8 prototype revealed

BMW M8 prototype revealed

The system has the capability to flip between all-wheel drive and a completely rear-wheel drive bias. The BMW M8 has been confirmed by the brand, as has its endurance racing counterpart - the M8 GTE. Our first impression, though, is that the car's lines are a bit more subdued than those of the 8-series concept - even in M-car trim. Quad tailpipes are nice, but nothing says "significantly boosted power and dynamic potential" like a race vehicle version - the upcoming M8 GTE. Read More

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Manchester attack: Liam Gallagher's tribute to victims

Manchester attack: Liam Gallagher's tribute to victims

SOME Might Say it's the flawless moment for an Oasis reunion - after Liam Gallagher dropped the aggro to wish big brother Noel a happy 50th birthday. Noel celebrated his 50th birthday yesterday, with brother Liam's birthday invitation reportedly getting " lost in the mail ". Liam Gallagher stunned fans this morning by being nice to his brother. Read More

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Isis claim responsibility for deadly attack on Egpyt's Coptic Christians

Isis claim responsibility for deadly attack on Egpyt's Coptic Christians

Egyptian authorities further blamed that there are several militants' camps running in Libya which it targeted with the airstrikes on Saturday. "Egypt will never hesitate to strike terror bases anywhere". Sisi's remarks came as Trump denounced the attack as "merciless slaughter". The Christian minority is especially well established in the conservative province, and for decades tensions had occasionally flared with their Muslim neighbours. Read More

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New Sonic Mania Trailer: Release Date Announced!

New Sonic Mania Trailer: Release Date Announced!

Not too long ago Sega released a video trailer for Sonic Mania showing off Flying Battery Zone act 1, the second stage after Mushroom Hill Zone found in Sonic & Knuckles. This announcement was made via an adorable short video on the Sonic the Hedgehog Twitter account. Players will be able to choose between playing Sonic , Tails, or Knuckles to defeat bosses and enemies. Read More

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Golden State coach Kerr not ready to return to bench

Golden State coach Kerr not ready to return to bench

Kevin Love had 15 points and 11 rebounds before joining the rest of the Cavaliers starters on the bench for the fourth quarter - a familiar scene in the series . "I've always told you guys, any time I'm linked to any of the greats and even the greatest in Mike, it's an honor ", James said. He led the Thunder to the Finals in 2012 and averaged 30.6 PPG against the champion Heat in five games. Read More

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Asus updates laptop range at Computex 2017

An intelligent dual-fan cooling system with a dual-copper thermal module and heat pipes ensures the system stays cool during intense gaming sessions or under heavy loads. The new VivoBook Pro has Intel's seventh-generation processors and Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1050. However, the Vivo AiO features an Intel Core i5 CPU with GTX 930MX graphics, while the Zen AiO features an Intel Core i7-7700HQ, 32GB of RAM and a GTX 1050. Read More

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Manchester terror attack: Intelligence leak 'deeply troubling', says US President Donald Trump

Manchester terror attack: Intelligence leak 'deeply troubling', says US President Donald Trump

The bombing left 22 dead and more than 60 injured. A Turkish official told The Associated Press that the 22-year-old suspect traveled through Istanbul and Duesseldorf on his way to Britain. Hundreds of armed military personnel fanned out to take up guard duties at the British parliament and Buckingham Palace - a highly unusual sight on the British mainland. Read More

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Fresh Overwatch Teasers Hint At Possible New Character And Map

Reinhardt stands in the middle and acts as the net, while the two teams of Lucios stand on each side and use their Soundwave ability to "boop" Roadhog back and forth over the net just like you would in volleyball. The tweet includes an image that shows the status of specimen in the colony in addition to a map of the colony itself. According to the intel, some of the animals going through similar genetic therapy that Winston underwent have become unstable and now Winston and another subject ... Read More

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300000 evacuated as cyclone nears Bangladesh

300000 evacuated as cyclone nears Bangladesh

The authorities have evacuated more than 300,000 people from different parts of the coastal and low-laying areas of the coastal districts by Monday night ahead of the cyclone. "When the storm came we rushed to local schools to take shelter", he told the AFP news agency. Mora was the equivalent of a category 1 hurricane when touched down in Bangladesh, Weather.com Meteorologist Chris Dolce said. Read More

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Trump's communications director Mike Dubke has resigned

Trump's communications director Mike Dubke has resigned

Dubke, the founder of Crossroads Media, a conservative media relations firm, replaced Jason Miller , who accepted the communications director job before changing his mind in December, citing family reasons. "Dubke was a Spicer guy". "Their response has been to crawl into a hole", the source said. There are, however, multiple mysteries surrounding Mr. Read More

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