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Former US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Friday he sometimes wonders whether US President Donald Trump is "making Russian Federation great again", calling Moscow the existential threat to the United States. Dianne Feinstein said in a statement on Friday. According to a Washington Post report released Friday, President Donald Trump appears to be preparing for the worst as special counsel Robert Mueller investigates his alleged ties to Russian Federation and those ...
  • Prince George celebrates his fourth birthday with a new official portrait

    Prince George celebrates his fourth birthday with a new official portrait

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    Prince William , Duke of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge, and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge depart from Hamburg airport. "He'll probably end up eating all his cake himself". The family will now be based in London and George be a full-time student at Thomas's Battersea, a coeducational school not far from the family's Kensington Palace base.
  • Unemployment, number of jobs increase in IL in June

    Unemployment, number of jobs increase in IL in June

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    Humboldt County's unemployment rate increased by about nearly a full percentage point between May and June, rising from 3.6 percent to 4.5 percent, according to state data released on Friday. That's 0.1 percentage points lower than in May and marks the state's lowest jobless rate since December 2000. People leave the labor force when they retire, return to school, dedicate themselves to child care or elder care duties, or when they stop looking for work for other reasons, such as illness or ...
  • Pentagon Chief Says He Thinks ISIS Leader Baghdadi Is Alive

    Pentagon Chief Says He Thinks ISIS Leader Baghdadi Is Alive

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    Last Friday, Mattis said he could not confirm or deny reports that Baghdadi was dead, but National Counterterrorism Center Director Nick Rasmussen said earlier Friday that he had no indications the terror leader was dead. Rami Abdel-Rahman, head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, told dpa that al-Baghdadi died in a village in Deir al-Zour province in eastern Syria.
  • Kentucky taxpayers to shell out $225K for Kim Davis' legal fees

    Kentucky taxpayers to shell out $225K for Kim Davis' legal fees

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    Bunning said the county and Davis herself were not responsible for paying the $222,695 in attorneys' fees. Davis declined to issue marriage licenses in the wake of the 2015 Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage. Staver said that means Davis did not lose the case. But Bunning said in his latest ruling Kentucky could have pursued criminal charges against Davis or the legislature could have impeached Davis and removed her from office.
  • GOP senator warns White House not to fire Mueller

    GOP senator warns White House not to fire Mueller

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    The Senate Judiciary Committee has called for Trump Jr. and Manafort to testify next Wednesday at a public hearing in its Russian Federation probe. Lawmakers have been clamoring to hear from Trump Jr. "I think it would be an extraordinarily serious mistake", she said. The president also has reportedly asked advisers about his powers to pardon his aides, family members, and even himself.
  • Philippine Leader Duterte Vows Never to Go to 'Lousy' US

    Philippine Leader Duterte Vows Never to Go to 'Lousy' US

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    McGovern in his opening statement said a man with the human rights record of Duterte should not be invited to the White House. The possibility of a Duterte visit stems from an April phone conversation between the Philippine leader and his USA counterpart, Donald Trump, when Trump invited him to the White House "to discuss the importance of the United States-Philippines alliance".
  • Good time to back me, McIlroy urges Open punters

    Good time to back me, McIlroy urges Open punters

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    Like Spieth, the victor of last month's Travelers Championship , Koepka came into this event having won on his previous start, albeit some five weeks ago as he secured a maiden major title with victory at Erin Hills. Nevertheless, he remains hopeful of making the weekend, as does world No. 1 Dustin Johnson , who is three-over after a 72. It has certainly been a magnificent effort in what is only Bland's third major and his second Open, having also played at Royal Birkdale in 1998.
  • Honda offers condolences for vehicle with defective airbag linked to fatal crash

    Honda offers condolences for vehicle with defective airbag linked to fatal crash

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    The 58-year-old man was struck in the neck by a small fragment and died at the scene of the July 13 crash in the Sydney suburb of Cabramatta , according to a statement from New South Wales police. About 100 million inflators have been recalled worldwide. 'The tragic news out of New South Wales this evening is a awful reminder to motorists to check whether their own vehicle is one of those on the recall list, ' Choice spokesman Tom Godfrey said in a statement.