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Beshear opposed a recent petition by All About the Message LCC to exempt these direct-to-voicemail calls from federal consumer protections. The letter sent by the attorneys general highlights that ringless robocalls prevent consumers from blocking unwanted messages with numerous latest call blocking apps for mobile phones.
  • Infant human organs found in small casket on street in Philadelphia

    Infant human organs found in small casket on street in Philadelphia

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    A group of people walking on a North Philadelphia street came across the casket around 9 p.m. Monday, lying on a sidewalk across the street from a cemetery . The casket was taken to the Philadelphia Medical Examiner's Office for further examination. The coffin was discovered across the street from a cemetery.
  • UK's foreign secretary backs doctors in Baby Charlie case

    UK's foreign secretary backs doctors in Baby Charlie case

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    President Trump also weighed in on Twitter, telling Charlie's parents that the U.S.is ready to help any way we can. Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said he offered to treat the infant at the Vatican-run Bambino Gesu hospital in a phone call with his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, on Wednesday.
  • Dead or Hospitalized During Shootout in Northern Mexico

    Dead or Hospitalized During Shootout in Northern Mexico

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    Initial reports said 26 people were dead, but so far only 14 bodies have been recovered. Police were caught up in the firing but none of them were injured. The shootout coincided with United States secretary of homeland security John Kelly visiting Mexico to meet with Pena Nieto and to discuss cooperation in fighting organised crime.
  • Wimbledon 2017: Tomic and Medvedev fined for unsportsmanlike conduct

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    Tomic also said he had called for medical treatment during the match against German Mischa Zverev to "break a bit of momentum" and that he had no real injury. "I'm going to play another 10 years, and I know after my career I won't have to work again". Daniil Medvedev has been fined a total of $14,500 (£11,180) for his on-court misdemeanours at Wimbledon yesterday, including throwing coins at the umpire's chair.
  • Betsy DeVos Sued By 18 (!) States Over For-Profit College Rules

    Betsy DeVos Sued By 18 (!) States Over For-Profit College Rules

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    In a joint complaint filed Thursday at federal court in Washington, the coalition of attorneys general said DeVos's department improperly delayed parts of the so-called Borrower Defense Rule. On June 14, the Department announced its intent to delay large portions of the Borrower Defense Rule without soliciting, receiving, or responding to any comment from any stakeholder or member of the public, and without engaging in a public deliberative process.
  • Part of Hanscom AFB evacuated due to potentially suspicious truck

    Part of Hanscom AFB evacuated due to potentially suspicious truck

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    Bomb squads were called after a truck trying to enter the Bedford, Massachusetts base tested positive for 'potentially explosive material during a routine stop around 9am Thursday morning. A state police air wing has also been called in. Area near gate has been evacuated. The Massachusetts State Police bomb squad is investigating, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation is aiding.
  • Seek solutions that truly reform health care

    Seek solutions that truly reform health care

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    With more Americans living longer, we should be investing in our safety net programs at a time like this, not cutting them. They had promised to repeal Obamacare and replace it with a new system that would give equal or better coverage in a more cost-effective manner.
  • Iraq slows advance on last IS pocket in Mosul packed with civilians

    Iraq slows advance on last IS pocket in Mosul packed with civilians

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    Despite the ongoing fighting , Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi congratulated Iraq's people, security forces and the Shiite religious leadership "on the achievement of this major victory in Mosul" in remarks broadcast Tuesday night. She estimated the cost of re-establishing infrastructure such as housing, schools and police stations at $707m (£546m), with the damage to the city far greater than expected.
  • Inmate escapes Lieber prison in Ridgeville

    Inmate escapes Lieber prison in Ridgeville

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    Authorities on Wednesday were searching for an inmate they believe has made his second escape from a maximum-security SC prison. It's the second time Jimmy Causey , 46, escapes from the S.C. Swerling and his family were duct-taped and held at gunpoint. Swerling had gotten Causey reduced sentences twice in the 1990s, the Post and Courier reported.
  • Belgian police launch manhunt for terror suspect

    Belgian police launch manhunt for terror suspect

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    Belgian prosecutors said on Wednesday they had charged two Belgian nationals with terrorist activity after police found weapons and detonators during house searches overnight in the capital Brussels . Belgium, which hosts European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters, has been prominent in the fight against radical Islamists since finding that those who killed 130 people in bombing and shooting attacks in Paris in November 2015 had plotted them in Brussels .