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The bill would also roll back subsidies for individual insurance premiums, end federal payments for states to expand Medicaid for the poor and disabled, and cut more than $700 billion in taxes over 10 years. Democrats are convinced the GOP repeal bill jeopardizes the Republican monopoly in Washington, starting with majority control of the House, and the party's advantages in statehouses from Nevada to New Hampshire.
  • Trump calls Comey a 'showboat,' denies colluding with Russia

    Trump calls Comey a 'showboat,' denies colluding with Russia

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    Trump has threatened to ban all future White House press briefing. Spicer repeatedly said "the president has nothing further to add on that" and eventually insisted: "The tweet speaks for itself". Trump says that Comey told him three times he was not personally under investigation over Russian Federation, twice in phone calls and once at a private dinner with the FBI director.
  • Fox News' Guilfoyle could replace Spicer for White House gig

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    Comey created several memos of encounters with Trump to ensure that a record would exist of conversations he found odd or troubling, according to the person. Putin dismissed the USA politicians, whom he did not identify, as either being "stupid" or "dangerous and unscrupulous" who are wittingly "causing the damage to their own country".
  • Chelsea Manning freed after 7 years in prison

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    Manning is now being held at the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas, which is the military's only maximum-security prison. Manning, who is transgender and was known as Bradley Manning before she transitioned in prison, was convicted in 2013 of 20 counts, including six Espionage Act violations, theft and computer fraud.
  • A$AP Rocky's Home Targeted In Armed Robbery

    A$AP Rocky's Home Targeted In Armed Robbery

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    The men then "grabbed the woman and took her around the house", picking up millions in jewelry and additional property along the way. Police are investigating a home invasion robbery at the Beverly Grove residence of rapper A$AP Rocky, whose sister was threatened with a gun to the head.
  • Putin willing to hand over transcript of Russian official's meeting with Trump

    Putin willing to hand over transcript of Russian official's meeting with Trump

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    The White House issued a furious denial after Mr Comey's notes detailed Mr Trump's request. Though the U.S. president is allowed to declassify and share classified information at any moment, the issue has sparked a huge uproar over whether Trump compromised national security by disclosing the details to Russian Federation, long considered a hostile country to the US.
  • Penn State Frat Death Probe Will Reveal 'Who Knew What'

    Penn State Frat Death Probe Will Reveal 'Who Knew What'

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    According to the report , Piazza, adhering to his responsibilities as a new pledge, got dangerously drunk and wound up falling down a flight of stairs, which did not escape the notice of his brothers-to-be: nearly 11 hours before a fraternity member called 911 the following morning, several brothers were already chatting about the incident over group text.
  • Georgia Carries out First Execution of 2017

    Georgia Carries out First Execution of 2017

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    He was scheduled to be put to death at 7 p.m. EDT (2300 GMT). The execution is set to happen at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison, about 45 minutes south of Atlanta off Interstate 75. The doctor had one or two continuous slices to his neck that almost severed his head from his body, the Georgia Attorney General's office said in a statement.
  • Stormzy makes £9000 donation so student can go to Harvard

    Stormzy makes £9000 donation so student can go to Harvard

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    The Oxford University student wrote on the Crowdfunder page that she is "particularly interested in psychological development of individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, specifically ethnic minorities and those from working class backgrounds".
  • Trump to address US Coast Guard graduates amid controversy

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    Coast Guard Academy. It's the president's first appearance since Trump's complete and total meltdown last night following the revelations that he had told FBI Director James Comey he didn't want Michael Flynn investigated . Associates shared the contents of Comey's notes with the media. The White House faced scrutiny over their changing explanations for Trump's decision, and at one point, Trump suggested in an interview that Comey's investigation into his 2016 campaign and Russia's election ...
  • Malloy to unveil revised budget plan covering bigger deficit

    Malloy to unveil revised budget plan covering bigger deficit

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    Malloy responded on Monday, saying it's not fair to blame the state budget for local decisions. The governor also is calling for redistribution of the Education Cost Sharing grant, the largest state grant for public schools. The governor's revised proposal includes deeper cuts to some school districts already expecting a big decrease in funding. In announcing the revisions, Malloy said they were necessary because April tax receipts were "underperforming expectations".
  • President 'asked former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey to shut down Flynn probe'

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    Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn", the statement said. The committee, Chaffetz tweeted, "is going to get the Comey memo, if it exists". If what is mentioned on the Comey memo turns out to be true. then it will pack the biggest punch so far to the Trump administration. Nonetheless, this week's developments have evoked a sense of a White House that has lost control of events and a president who has become increasingly erratic.