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Each side can strike seven people from the jury and three alternates. The Associated Press doesn't typically identify people who say they are the victims of sexual assault unless they come forward, as Constand has done. Her background, Ryan said, sparked concern that she could have a "bias against governmental entities". The 100 people summoned to the Allegheny County courthouse have included 16 people of color.
  • New developments in Manchester attack probe

    New developments in Manchester attack probe

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    Hashem Abedi , younger brother of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi , is seen in an undated photo during a visit to Libya. A former classmate told the BBC that Abedi was a "very jokey lad" but also "very short tempered" and would get angry at "the littlest thing".
  • China's UN envoy says 'no reason' not to talk with N.Korea

    China's UN envoy says 'no reason' not to talk with N.Korea

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    The United States and South Korea, which hosts 28,500 USA troops, have said the deployment is aimed purely at defending against the North Korean threat. The United States has for weeks been negotiating a new Security Council sanctions resolution with China, but US Ambassador Nikki Haley said last week that no final draft text had been clinched.
  • Who is Greg Gianforte?

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    This story was originally published at 5:30 p.m. "We are committed to holding power to account and we stand by Ben Jacobs and our team of reporters for the questions they ask and the reporting that is produced". And are just more bad news for a Republican Party that has dealt with a whole lot of it of late. On the tape, which was being reviewed by police on Wednesday evening, Gianforte does not ask Jacobs to lower the recorder.
  • Broken Social Scene play Manchester show one day after attack

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    British Prime Minster Theresa May will meet US President Donald Trump at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Thursday, but officials said she would cut short the second leg of her trip to the G7 summit in Italy. "Salman showed me a face of hate after that sermon", Mohammed Saeed said of the 2015 encounter. On BBC Radio 4's Today programme , the minister said the British government will look at how much detail it shares with the United States about ongoing terror ...
  • Guns N' Roses playing Little Caesars Arena in November

    Guns N' Roses playing Little Caesars Arena in November

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    Tickets for the general public go on sale Saturday, June 3 at www.livenation.com . Details are available at gunsnroses.com . AT&T priority pre-sale ticket access begins at 10 a.m. Over the course of the past decade, Guns N' Roses have performed sold out shows and headlined festivals worldwide following the critically acclaimed release of 2008's RIAA platinum-certified Chinese Democracy.
  • 23 million Americans to lose health insurance by 2026

    23 million Americans to lose health insurance by 2026

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    To allay concerns about coverage of people with pre-existing illnesses, House Republicans allocated an additional $8 billion over five years in their bill to help sick people pay for insurance premiums but the CBO said the money would not be enough to help them afford coverage.
  • Ariana Grande Cancels Upcoming Shows After Manchester Attack

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    She said he had been known to security forces "up to a point". Yesterday, Grande and her mother Joan Grande returned home to Boca Raton, Florida via private jet. The traditional ceremony is a major tourist attraction in London . British news website The Independent also reported bomb-making materials which could be primed for imminent attacks had been found in the raids following the Manchester bombing.
  • The winners and losers of Trump's $4.1 trillion budget proposal

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    And in states where leaders are less compassionate, people will fall into the cracks. Additionally, the Republican healthcare Bill passed by the House would cap the overall federal share of Medicaid spending. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-Jackson Heights) said. Minnesota Democrats lambasted the spending plan for cutting too deeply into social programs. "While the President's budget proposal is a statement of priorities for his administration, the ultimate responsibility for passing a budget ...