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Cindy, downgraded Thursday to a tropical depression, is stealing the headlines, and it will bring unsettled weather to our area into part of the weekend. "We've had so much rain, we haven't done any business in about eight weeks because of the rain", said Godfrey, whose campground typically hosts swimmers and boaters.
  • 20 killed, 50 injured in Afghanistan vehicle bomb

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    No group has claimed responsibility for the attack , but it comes as the Taliban ramp up their nationwide spring offensive despite government calls for a ceasefire during Ramadan . Almost all of Helmand has been controlled or influenced/contested for well over a year . The Taliban have also unleashed major attacks in the district.
  • Philippine rebels escape from school after hostages freed

    Philippine rebels escape from school after hostages freed

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    The gunmen may have either been militants repositioning from nearby areas or rebel reinforcements from elsewhere, he said. Troops are seeking the help of villagers to pinpoint the exact spot where Mahmud was reportedly buried, Ano said. The rebels, hiding in the marshy heartland of the country's southern region, broke off from the largest Muslim rebel group several years ago partly to protest peace talks with the government.
  • Obamacare replacement bill to take centre stage in US Senate

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    According to Molina, the new bill will "destabilize the individual market, take health care away from millions of low-income patients and give tax breaks to corporations and the wealth". It also delays cuts to Medicaid by one year , until 2021, although the cuts would be deeper than the House version in later years. This was created to address several problems, including the possibility that people would purchase coverage only when they got sick.
  • Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says

    Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says

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    Expel members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard from Qatar and cut off any joint military cooperation with Iran. Suspend all diplomatic ties with Iran . have all urged a political solution as the bloc continues to isolate Qatar using various ad hoc sanctions. Gargash says publicizing the demands will prolong the Qatar crisis and that undermining "serious diplomacy will lead to parting of ways".
  • Assessing Trump's self-defense in Comey drama

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    Mr Lankford said Mr Sessions's testimony on Tuesday will help flesh out the truth of Mr Comey's allegations, including Mr Sessions's presence at the White House in February when Mr Trump asked to speak to Mr Comey alone. Trump cryptically refused to say whether those private exchanges were taped - a matter at the heart of the conflicting accounts of what passed between them at a time when Comey was leading an FBI investigation into Russia's interference in the presidential election and its ...
  • Iran says ISIS strike serves as warning to US, Saudi Arabia

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    Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered weekend missile strikes on ISIS targets in Syria, Revolutionary Guards said, contradicting a previous report that they were authorised by the country's security council. Air Force on Sunday. The truce that went into effect Saturday came after some of the worst fighting in months between rebels and pro-government forces.
  • Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud during his time at Madrid

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    Ronaldo, who is in Russian Federation at the Confederations Cup with Portugal's national soccer team, has played in Spain for Real Madrid since 2009. The prosecutor based the accusations on information provided by Spain's Tax Office, which appear to show that Mourinho used shell companies in the Virgin Islands and Ireland to "hide profits made from image rights ".
  • Body discovered in city landfill

    Body discovered in city landfill

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    Police said they were increasing patrols in and around the girl's Oak Creek Apartments. The Bedford Police Department said in a Facebook post that Kaytlynn Cargill disappeared while walking her dog near the Oak Creek Apartments. Her mom Trisha West told the Dallas Morning News that while searching for her daughter she found the pet tied to a fence at a nearby dog park. Kaytlynn was last seen about 6:20 p.m.
  • Protesters Arrested Following Republican Health Care Bill

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    The Senate bill would lock in Florida's already low Medicaid funding for the next decade or more , making it hard to keep covering eligible Floridians and leaving little money for public health threats such as Zika, warns Joan Alker, executive director of the Center for Children and Families at Georgetown University.