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In a statement , the force said: "We have been carrying out searching at an address in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, and arrested a man". Investigators were also assessing whether Salman Abedi , the suspected bomber in the attack Monday on a pop concert in Manchester, may have been connected to known militants in the northern English city.
  • Republican Gianforte Wins Montana Special Election

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    Gianforte had 50.6 percent of the vote to Quist's 43.5 percent, according to the Associated Press , with 77 percent of precincts reporting. By the time polling places opened on Thursday, about half of the estimated total ballots had already been cast early.
  • Culture critic: Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacks

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    Prior to the lawyers reconvening today to pick a 12th person, as well as six alternates, the jury consisted of seven men and four women, with the lone black juror being a female who said she knew just "basic information" about the case. One-third said they were more likely to believe police testimony, almost one-fourth had been convicted of a crime, and almost one-fifth said someone close to them had been sexually assaulted .
  • Sunny Today, Stormy for Memorial Day

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    Calm wind becoming south around 5 miles per hour in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 68. A light south wind will increase to 5 to 10 miles per hour in the morning. There is a 40 percent chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.
  • Jammed freeways, crowded airports, record travel misery for Memorial Day holiday

    Jammed freeways, crowded airports, record travel misery for Memorial Day holiday

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    Gas prices do not appear to be stopping families from piling into the auto and hitting the road with 88 percent of travelers expected to set out on their holiday trek by vehicle. Expect crowded roads this Memorial Day weekend across Florida, a new study from AAA finds, especially as the Sunshine State is home to the top destination for travelers.
  • GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine benefits

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    Enactment of the House health care plan would affect most Wisconsinites, according to a new report by the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families; the report was released in advance of the CBO score . The bill outlines tax credits of $2,000 to $14,000 a year for individuals who don't get insurance coverage from an employer or the government. "They've predicted that the number of people on the exchanges in 2016 would be about 21 million, and in fact it was about 10.5 to 11 ...
  • Appeals court rules against Trump travel ban

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    At issue is Trump's plan to ban most travel from six countries - Iran, Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria, and Yemen - for 90 days and suspend the entire refugee program for 120 days. Steven Agee, accused the majority of "fabricating a new proposition of law". He says the ban was justified to ensure existing screening procedures were adequate.
  • Trump's budget calls for deep cuts to social safety net

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    His argument is that Medicaid funding will still increase in dollar terms each year during the 10-year budget window. Go to https://www.whitehouse.gov/taxpayers-first to read the president's proposed budget. But the effort has stalled as the White House grapples with the political fallout from allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 US election. "Mr.
  • Trump supporter apologises to Guardian reporter after winning US House race

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    He should stay out of it. For those of us old enough to have lived through it, the whole mess is so reminiscent of Watergate - except that the Nixon administration took years to unravel. Reportedly both intelligence officials "refused to comply with the requests, which they both deemed to be inappropriate, according to two current and two former officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss private communications with the president".
  • Montana election pits behavior against partisan loyalties

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    The altercation between Greg Gianforte - who is running for the state's only congressional seat in Thursday's special election - and journalist Ben Jacobs took place at a campaign event at Gianforte's headquarters in the city of Bozeman, Montana , The Guardian said .