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The Associated Press reports that only partial results are in but a low turnout and boycott by several opposition parties calls into question the validity of the non-binding vote. "This vote will do nothing to help our island, and the US Congress has promised nothing in terms of responding to it". The next step is for the U.S.
  • California liquor store sells Powerball ticket worth $447M

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    Saturday's jackpot is the seventh-largest in Powerball's history, according to the California lottery . "Whoever the victor turns out to be will now have the option of taking the entire $447.8 million spread out over 30 years, or they can elect to take the lump sum amount of $279.1 million".
  • Trump blasts ex-FBI director James Comey on Twitter as 'cowardly'

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    Collins said she believed Comey did tell the truth in his testimony, in which he recounted his conversation with Trump about Flynn, but she also allowed for the possibility "there was a misinterpretation". So it was a bit surprising that Donald Trump Jr. went on national TV on Sunday night and supported Comey's version of the events. Comey said on Thursday that he believed that not his alleged incompetence, but the Russian Federation probe made Trump decide to fire him.
  • Eastman leads CS Fullerton back to the CWS in 2-1 win

    Eastman leads CS Fullerton back to the CWS in 2-1 win

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    The Seminoles' 19-run margin of victory broke the super-regional record set when Louisville beat Oklahoma State 20-2 in 2007. Buckley said he's never been involved in a college baseball atmosphere like the finale on Sunday where both fan bases were trading chants from the first pitch to the final out.
  • Donald Trump Ridicules 'Cowardly' Leaker James Comey

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    Flynn was under active FBI investigation related to his communications with the Russians and other matters. But Mr. Trump refused to confirm whether or not the tapes exist during a press conference on Friday. "He should give a straight yes or no to the question of whether or not the tapes exist, and he should voluntarily turn them over not only to the Senate Intelligence Committee , but to the special counsel".
  • Minnesota Police Officer Takes Stand In Motorist Manslaughter Trial

    Minnesota Police Officer Takes Stand In Motorist Manslaughter Trial

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    Part of Yanez's defense was highlighting that THC - the active chemical in marijuana - had been found in Castile's system after his death; therefore, Castile was high during the traffic stop and culpable for his fate. Prosecutor Rick Dusterhoft asked Yanez about a statement to investigators where he said he saw the barrel of the gun before he fired. Specifically, he asked why Yanez first said to a police supervisor who interviewed him at the scene that he didn't know where the gun was.
  • Daniel Coats: 'I Have Never Been Pressured' By Trump To Intervene

    Daniel Coats: 'I Have Never Been Pressured' By Trump To Intervene

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    After the meeting, Trump asked everyone to leave the room except for Coats and Mike Pompeo , who heads the Central Intelligence Agency. First, as I mentioned, I'm not in a position to talk about conversations that Director Comey may or may not have had with the president.
  • Berger wins at St. Jude Classic for second straight year

    Berger wins at St. Jude Classic for second straight year

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    Jude Classic in Memphis. Thompson, who started the day with a one-shot lead, led by four shots at the turn but stumbled on the back nine with four bogeys. Langer, who has already made almost $1.7 million this season, shot a second-round 71. Schwartzel shot 74 and Munoz 75. Jodi Ewart Shadoff of England (69) was one shot back in fourth place.
  • Scherzer gets to 2000 Ks, but Rangers beat Nationals 5-1

    Scherzer gets to 2000 Ks, but Rangers beat Nationals 5-1

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    The journeyman right-hander, 32, finally made it to Nationals Park this weekend, and on Sunday he outdueled Cy Young Award victor Max Scherzer as the Texas Rangers beat the Washington Nationals 5-1 to sweep the three-game series. Texas (30-32) won its fourth in a row on the road while the first-place Nationals fell to 38-24. In terms of innings pitched (1,784), Scherzer is the third-fastest to hit 2,000 strikeouts behind Pedro Martinez and Randy Johnson .
  • Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champions

    Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champions

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    The Penguins captain is the sixth player in National Hockey League history with two career Conn Smythe trophies. They outlasted the Ducks in the Stanley Cup Conference Final. The Predators, facing elimination for the first time during the playoffs, will depend on their home-ice advantage to extend their season. "I just wanted to get it done, to be honest", Murray said.
  • GOP health care bill fate could be decided this week

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    While the Senate parliamentarian's decision is pending, senators were told Tuesday in their working group meeting that prospects for a favorable decision didn't look good, according to Axios . But it would spend $50 million more than the House originally proposed. "On the other hand, I like the coverage and I know that's been instrumental in expanding coverage".
  • White House Won't Confirm Or Deny Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet Was A Typo

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    There were few serious tweets in response to the mysterious " covfefe ", but there did appear to be some concern about his well-being, given the silence after that tweet. Air France U.K. tweeted, "Breaking Our newest destination is sunny #Covfefe! ". Silicon Valley executive Andrew Crow went as far to change his last name on Twitter to " Covfefe ".