• Highlights from Snooty's 69 years of life

    Highlights from Snooty's 69 years of life

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    Snooty moves to the newly constructed South Florida Museum . Snooty was found in an underwater area only used to access plumbing for the exhibit life support system. The museum said Snooty helped educate the public about manatees, participating in scientific research programs to help understand things like manatee hearing and vocalization.
  • Trump legal team looking to investigate Mueller aides

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    The Washington Post reported that pardoning discussions stem from the several ongoing investigations into connections between Trump's campaign and transition and Russian Federation. But lending to Trump hasn't always been easy for Deutsche Bank. Afterward, Deutsche's Trump relationship was transferred to Rosemary Vrablic, a banker in Deutsche's private wealth division.
  • Hot Sunday with scattered storms in Northern Virginia

    Hot Sunday with scattered storms in Northern Virginia

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    Tomorrow .Partly to mostly cloudy. Roanoke's 90s streak reached 12 with a high of 95 on Friday , and it looks very likely to reach 15 by Monday , which would be the 5th longest such streak on record. Highs in the low 90s. By this evening those showers and t-storms will cross into the area, these can once again produce strong, gusty winds and locally heavy rain.
  • LaHood, Davis call for Senate to act on ACA

    LaHood, Davis call for Senate to act on ACA

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    With a slim majority of 52 in the Senate, the GOP can only afford to lose two senators, so the straightforward repeal bill was considered a non-starter. Republican senators say they are making progress on partially repealing and replacing Obamacare , but some lawmakers don't know which bill they will be voting on next week.
  • Republicans fear a disappointed base amid health care struggles

    Republicans fear a disappointed base amid health care struggles

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    The first Senate GOP Obamacare repeal plan would cause 22 million more Americans to be uninsured. Hours after the majority leader said this week that this bill would be his fallback, three Senate Republicans publicly said they would oppose it, depriving McConnell of enough votes to pass it given the GOP's slender majority.
  • Erdogan calls for swift end to Gulf dispute

    Erdogan calls for swift end to Gulf dispute

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    The Emir said in a televised address on Friday that Qatar is ready for dialogue to resolve the diplomatic row with the Saudi-led group, but stressed that any solution to the crisis must respect its sovereignty. He accused "enemies" of seeking to "fire up tensions between brothers" in the region. On June 5, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of backing extremism and fostering ties with their Shiite rival Iran.
  • France, Sweden, Egypt request emergency UNSC session over Jerusalem violence

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    Three Palestinian protesters were killed in clashes Friday in Jerusalem and the West Bank while three Israeli citizens were later killed in a stabbing attack in the West Bank as unrest grew over a contested shrine. " The Times of Israel wrote last week that the three attackers who killed the two Israeli police officers were looking to "set the Middle East ablaze".
  • Jordan Spieth: 'I got more than I deserved from Open second round'

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    Spieth had five birdies, including one on the final hole to which the crowd responded with a huge roar. Then No. 13 proved to be both unlucky and miraculous for the eventual victor. But, aside from Kuchar, no one out on the course was within less than four shots of the lead. Spieth had one of seven rounds at 65 or lower at Royal Birkdale, which was never more vulnerable with a light breeze and a clear sky until the final hour.
  • Shooting at Israeli Embassy in Jordan kills at least 1 person

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    A Jordanian man was shot to death and another Israeli citizen was wounded Sunday evening at the Israeli Embassy in Jordan, news agencies including Sky News reported. On Friday, about 8,000 Jordanians took to the streets of Amman to denounce the added security at the site. The security measures were implemented by Israel after Arab gunmen opened fire from inside the shrine, killing two police officers.
  • Arab League says Israel 'playing with fire' at holy site

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    Officials set up new security cameras at the entrance to the holy site in Jerusalem as it considers an "alternative" to the metal detectors it installed after two Israeli policemen were killed nearby earlier this month . It said they were a necessary measure to prevent more attacks and were deployed routinely at holy sites around the world. Israel's deputy minister for public diplomacy says Palestinian leaders must call for calm as tensions soar over security measures at a major ...
  • British Open at a glance

    British Open at a glance

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    Some of the other top players in the world jumped up the leaderboard on moving day, none more so than World No.1 Dustin Johnson , who shot a 64 to move to -3. The Texan clinched his first Claret Jug by three shots from countryman Matt Kuchar to secure the third leg of the career Grand Slam of all four of golf's big events.