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Ukkelberg 3rd in Decathlon at USATF Junior Championships

Ukkelberg 3rd in Decathlon at USATF Junior Championships

Her mark was good for 12th place among a field of 16 of the country's top amateur long jumpers. The graduate student left it all on the track in the 1,500m and posted a personal-best, third-place finish in 4:36.86. Golubovic clocked in at 14.95 to finish ninth in the 110m hurdles to kick off the second day of performances, followed by a fourth-place finish in the discus throw, tossing the implement 147-2 (44.87) to bring his point total to 5,408. Read More

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APNewsBreak: Military heads want transgender enlistment hold

APNewsBreak: Military heads want transgender enlistment hold

Former Secretary of State Ashton Carter initiated the proposal in 2016, giving the military until July 2017 to come up with policies to facilitate the recruitment of transgender personnel, the Associated Press reported . The request for a six-month-delay will now go to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who will make a final decision. Key concerns are whether now enlisted troops have had medical or other issues that cause delays or problems with their ability to deploy or meet physical or other ... Read More

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Arab states' demand to shut Al Jazeera evokes condemnation

Saudi Arabia said t would begin blocking all Qatari flights at midnight. The four countries have given Doha just 10 days to meet the demands, and say that the list will become void if it fails to do so. — Shut down Al-Jazeera and its affiliate stations. The United Arab Emirates made the expression of sympathy toward Qatar punishable by law. USA officials said the goal of the Russians appeared to be creation of a rift among the United States and its allies. Read More

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Led coalition downs Iran-made drone in Syria

Moscow said it was suspending an incident hotline set up two years ago and warned that it would consider global aircraft operating in central Syria "aerial targets". The Russian Ministry of Defense called the downing of the plane "a cynical violation of the sovereignty of the Syrian Arab Republic" and "military aggression". Read More

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Jordan Spieth maintains lead in Travelers Championship

The American signed for a one under 69 around TPC River Highlands which moved him to eight under for the tournament, enough for a one stroke lead over fellow countrymen Troy Merritt and Patrick Reed . Northern Irish world No 3 McIlroy, who missed the cut at the US Open last week, found four bogeys over the back nine to fall into a share of 69th place, just one shot above the projected cut line. Read More

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Wisconsin AG asks court to review Dassey ruling

Wisconsin AG asks court to review Dassey ruling

John in Calumet County, a photographer for Auto Trader Magazine, goes to Avery's Auto Salvage near Mishicot to photograph a minivan for sale by Steven Avery's sister. There's a new court victory for a man whose confession became a subplot in the Netflix series " Making a Murderer ". At the time of his indictment, Dassey was a 16-year-old sophomore at Mishicot High School with an IQ in the borderline deficiency range. Read More

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Former MPD officer found not guilty in shooting Sylville Smith

Former MPD officer found not guilty in shooting Sylville Smith

The Milwaukee Police Department fired him because of those charges, for which he is expected to stand trial in August, just after the first anniversary of Smith's death . A police officer who reasonably perceives a mortal threat (as the officer did here) doesn't shoot, reflect, observe, and shoot again. In May, Tulsa police Officer Betty Shelby was acquitted in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man. Read More

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McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for health bill

Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Tex.) said there are parts of the bill he supports such as the expansion of association health plans and the reform of Medicaid . "Whatever we pass is not going to solve the entire problem". Mr McConnell is reportedly looking to schedule a vote on the bill sometime before the 4 July Congressional recess, which does not give much time to deliver what Mr Obama called "the kind of leadership that appeals to Americans across party lines". Read More

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Philadelphia 76ers select Fultz with number one overall pick

CBS and the CW were all encores on Thursday, but ABC and NBC were all premieres, new and returning - with the Comcast-owned net winning the viewership category by a nose with 3.92 million watching. "We have all been around NBA basketball for a while now". If Indiana keeps him, it's a lost season knowing their best player isn't even someone they can continue to build around him. Read More

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Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill — CHART

Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill — CHART

Like the House bill, the Senate plan would eliminate hundreds of billions of dollars in taxes over the next decade, with large benefits for the wealthiest Americans. The leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said the change did not appear to substantively alter the legislation and their staff was reviewing it to determine how to move ahead. Read More

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Expert Blames Autopilot in USS Fitzgerald Investigation

The Japan coast guard received an emergency call from a Philippine registered container ship " ACX Crystal " around 2:20 a.m. that it had collided with the Fitzgerald southwest of Yokusuka. Acting Navy Secretary Sean Stackley said in a statement that he and the Navy were saddened by the loss. Takeshi Aikawa of the Japan coast guard said that so far no significant damage or injuries were reported on the container ship . Read More

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Teen slams hypocritical school dress code in the ideal senior quote

Teen slams hypocritical school dress code in the ideal senior quote

In the yearbook pic you can see DiPaolo's very distracting shoulders - and if you're able to somehow tear your eyes away, you'll see her unbelievable quote. School's out for summer, but one high school senior from New Jersey has left behind something that'll keep her fellow students talking. She told Yahoo Style everyone at the school has been mostly accepting of her quote, sharing it on social media and getting a laugh from it. Read More

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Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

The watch is also in effect for western Maryland, northern West Virginia, eastern OH along and south of Interstate 30. Last June, torrential rains and flooding claimed 23 lives in West Virginia. On Friday, forecasters were trying to verify exactly how many tornadoes touched down in Alabama during Cindy's passage. On Thursday in Fairfield, just west of Birmingham, the walls of a liquor store and an oil-change service collapsed in an apparent twister. Read More

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California Bans State Travel to Texas Over Adoption Rule

The state law contains exemptions for some trips, such as travel needed to enforce California law and to honor contracts made before 2017. Passed into law by Alabama officials, the bill prevents the state from refusing to license an adoption agency declining to carry out a service that "conflicts with the religious beliefs of the provider". Read More

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Senate panel seeks details on Lynch role in Clinton probe

Senate panel seeks details on Lynch role in Clinton probe

Have you ever had communications with Rep. Wasserman Schultz, her staff, or her associates, about then-Attorney General Lunch's role in the Clinton email investigation? A bipartisan group of Senate Judiciary Committee members sent a letter to former Attorney Loretta Lynch Friday seeking to confirm if she attempted to stifle the FBI investigation into the Hillary Clinton email probe. Read More

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Dog involved in Lancaster attack to be euthanized

Dog involved in Lancaster attack to be euthanized

Monday. To help pay for its expanded coverage to around 20 million more people, Obama's law increased taxes on higher income people, medical industry companies and others, totaling around $1 trillion over a decade. Following a 10-day quarantine period, police say the dog will be euthanized. The owner is cooperating with police and the investigation is continuing, Fox said. Read More

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Markelle Fultz top pick in NBA draft

Markelle Fultz top pick in NBA draft

An athletic wing, Jackson is regarded as one of the best defenders in this draft class, which is something he takes pride in. Fultz went to the 76ers, and Ball went to the Lakers. Detroit Pistons - Luke Kennard 13. Donovan Mitchell 6-2 210 SG Louisville So. Atlanta Hawks - John Collins 20. Brooklyn Nets - Jarrett Allen 23. Read More

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Who else but Trump to call for a nation full of apprentices?

Jobs for the Future, a nonprofit that helps promote skills training and job opportunities for low-income people, supports apprenticeship programs that have the Labor Department's stamp of approval, says the group's president, Maria K. This is very different from President Trump's proposed budget , which calls for a 36 percent cut to Labor Department job training programs overall. Read More

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Climate rebuff for Trump among G7?

She said Canada remains "deeply disappointed" in the us move to abandon the accord, and that it was "very sad" to see the Americans reduced "to a footnote on climate actions". Italy's Galletti said the United States was looking to take the climate change debate forward on a voluntary basis while Paris was a multilateral accord requiring monitoring, deadlines and transparency. Read More

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Senate GOP releases 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard, including Cruz

Trump repeatedly promised that he wouldn't cut Medicaid , and that his plan would provide coverage for all , with cheaper and better policies than Americans can get now. The Senate bill would repeal the tax this year. They're not really against the Senate's version of the AHCA, they're just trying to dampen a rising tide of liberal protests against the bill even as they push to add more conservative amendments. Read More

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Humidity returns Friday, with highs in the upper 80s

Humidity returns Friday, with highs in the upper 80s

We're mostly sunny on Sunday and a cold front drops us to more seasonable highs in the mid-80s. Saturday night looks very comfortable with a low temperature in the 60s. High temperature on Saturday in the 70s far north to 80s south with increasing sunshine and decreasing humidity. Monday: Partly cloudy with the chance for an afternoon shower. Read More

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Boeing lifts 20-year industry demand forecast to $6T

Boeing lifts 20-year industry demand forecast to $6T

Most of the sales were of single-aisle jets that are the workhorses of global aviation, particularly Boeing's 737 Max series and Airbus A320neo range. "This time we've got instability and uncertainty in many regions of the world, but airline traffic is strong, and as we've seen at this show, airlines want jets and the finance people are certainly happy to help". Read More

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Louisiana House leaders want to pare spending in budget deal

Louisiana House leaders want to pare spending in budget deal

Republicans have sought to overturn Democratic former President Barack Obama's signature domestic healthcare law since it was enacted in 2010.Whatever the White House's efforts to push ahead with policy plans, there will be a spotlight on testimony by James Comey, the FBI director fired by Trump last month, to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday.Senators will question Comey on whether Trump tried to get him to back off an FBI investigation into ties between the president's 2016 ... Read More

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Digital Underground rapper Shock G arrested in Rice Lake

Digital Underground rapper Shock G arrested in Rice Lake

A auto ride in Wisconsin ended in handcuffs for Shock G of Digital Underground when he was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia on June 13. However, they did not clearly state about what they found inside the auto. Digital Underground , an alternative hip hop group, rose to fame for the song The Humpty Dance (which was released in 1990). Read More

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