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It is unclear how much a government shutdown would affect these numbers, but it's safe to assume it could make some of them worse. You might recall that Trump still hasn't fulfilled his vow to repeal and replace Obamacare, after a first attempt to do it crashed and burned at the end of March.
  • Despite low approval ratings, Donald Trump's supporters remain firmly loyal to him

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    Not only is this a departure from precedent-previous, similar polls of past presidents average about a 69 percent approval rating-it is the lowest approval rating at this point of any president since 1945. And 46 percent say that Trump's leadership and plans for the country make them feel more helpful, versus 52 percent who say they make them feel more doubtful.
  • North Korea celebrates as tensions rise

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    Tensions have spiked amid fears in the West that North Korea is preparing for another round of nuclear or missile tests. An official from South Korea's Defence Ministry could not immediately confirm whether any of the rockets paraded represented a new type of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM), the Associated Press reported.
  • Funeral for officer killed in London terror attack

    Funeral for officer killed in London terror attack

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    Checking my daughter's homework and came across this. "Today was a very emotional and poignant service". Westminster Bridge, London Bridge and Blackfriars Bridge will all close for the ceremony at Southwark Cathedral. DOZENS of London's streets will be closed today as PC Keith Palmer's funeral takes place. He said: 'As police officers we go to work every day knowing that we may be called upon to put our own lives in danger.
  • Latos to pitch for Blue Jays against Angels on Friday

    Latos to pitch for Blue Jays against Angels on Friday

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    It's tough to get fired up playing for a team with the worst record in baseball, but when Marcus Stroman recorded the final out in a 6-2 win over the Angels on Sunday , he leaped and pranced, fist-pumped and leg-dragged, turning briefly towards the home dugout even though none of his teammates were in that direction.
  • Megyn Kelly's New NBC Show Gets June Premiere Date

    Megyn Kelly's New NBC Show Gets June Premiere Date

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    Former Dateline executive producer David Corvo will reportedly EP the new show alongside NBC producer Elizabeth Cole . As previously reported, she will also join the Today show sometime in the fall. It's hard to say how credible either source is, but either way, there are 5 months to go for everyone to get things together, so neither scenario is a huge problem.
  • Trump approval low as he approaches first 100 days

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    I'm sure you saw that President Trump has garnered the lowest approval rating for any president in the modern era. Trump touted the finding (which was within the margin of error) on Twitter on Sunday, saying: " ABC News/Washington Post Poll (wrong big on election) said nearly all stand by their vote on me & 53% said strong leader".
  • Massive US bomb death toll rises to 95

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    The initial toll given by Afghan officials for Thursday's strike was 36. The almost 22,000-pound bomb is believed to have destroyed "large quantities" of weapons when it struck a network of tunnels, bunkers and other fortifications used by the offshoot group ISIS-K (for Khorasan province), according to an Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman.
  • European leaders seem pretty happy about the French election results

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    Mr Macron, who quit current president Francois Hollande's Socialists only past year ago to launch a new party, led the way with 23.7% of the first round vote, according to an exit poll by Ipsos and Sopra Steria. Le Pen, 48, has also touted her pledges to suspend the EU's open-border agreement on France's frontiers, and to expel foreigners who are on the watch lists of intelligence services, as the right response to a series of Islamist attacks in France.
  • Russia's Chernova stripped of 2008 Olympic bronze for doping

    Russia's Chernova stripped of 2008 Olympic bronze for doping

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    Cheronova initially finished fourth in Beijing but was upgraded to bronze after Ukraine's Liudmyla Blonska tested positive in 2008. Chernova, who had already lost her 2011 world title and London 2012 bronze medal after being caught doping, was found guilty of taking the prohibited substance dehydrochloromethyltestosterone at the Beijing Games following a retest of a sample the Russian provided at the time.
  • Abe and Trump hold call as tensions rise on Korean Peninsula

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    The war of words ratcheted up after the North Koreans warned yesterday that they were ready to take out USS Carl Vinson , an aircraft carrier ordered into waters off the Korean peninsula by President Trump, with "a single strike". "In a statement, [ Pyongyang University of Science and Technology] said that its adjunct professor, 58-year-old Tony Kim , who also goes by Kim Sang-duk, was detained at the airport in Pyongyang as he was about to leave the country on Saturday local time", NPR's ...