• Russian Federation says 'may target USA planes' over Syria

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    The US-led coalition headquarters in Iraq said in a written statement Sunday that a US F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian government SU-22 after it dropped bombs near US partner forces, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces. The Russian threat came just hours after the USA shot down a Syrian regime fighter jet that had dropped bombs on the US -allied Syrian Democratic Forces.
  • Newt Gingrich Says 'Pugnacious' Donald Trump Has 'Compulsion' To Counterattack

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    ABC host Marth Raddatz responded, "Comey isn't under investigation". Instead, he doubled down, stating that people on the left using aggressive terms to describe the president have been somehow to blame for provoking this type of behavior. Raddatz asked Gingrich on Sunday if the president has lost confidence in Rosenstein who, after Comey's dismissal, appointed Bob Mueller as special counsel in charge of the FBI's investigation of Russian interference in the us election and possible ties ...
  • Holcomb fire north of Big Bear burns 850 acres; voluntary evacuations begin

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    EDT, according to the U.S. The Baldwin Lake community is just south of there. The fire was burning chaparral and timber. More than a dozen Cal Fire airplanes are being used to fight the blaze. -Highway 18 is closed between Baldwin Lake Road north to the Mitsubishi Plant Road. Firefighters were contending with a heat spell as well as wind gusts of up to 23 miles per hour.
  • Supreme Court to Review Partisan Redistricting in Wisconsin Case

    Supreme Court to Review Partisan Redistricting in Wisconsin Case

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    Republican legislators took that ball and ran with it, employing an army of demographers to draw maps that would produce permanent Republican majorities. The district court judges ruled the current maps favor Republican candidates to the point where twelve Democratic plaintiffs who filed a 2015 lawsuit are being deprived of their constitutional rights by having to cast " wasted ballots".
  • Scalise was close to death when he arrived at the hospital: doctor

    Scalise was close to death when he arrived at the hospital: doctor

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    The doctor described how a bullet from an assault rifle entered Scalise's hip and traversed his pelvis, shattering blood vessels, bones and internal organs along the way. The person did not disclose the names, but said those listed had been briefed. Doctors at MedStar Washington Hospital, where Rep. Scalise is being treated, discussed his condition on Friday saying that they believed he would be in the hospital for a considerable amount of time, possibly weeks.
  • Supreme Court to Hear Wisconsin Gerrymandering Case

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    Wisconsin's attorney general appealed to the Supreme Court . The Supreme Court announced Monday morning it will take up the most important gerrymandering case in more than a decade. He will be a key vote in the Wisconsin case. In that case and again in 2006, Kennedy didn't find one. He could be the swing vote in the Wisconsin case.
  • Supreme Court takes up major gerrymandering case

    Supreme Court takes up major gerrymandering case

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    The issue of gerrymandering - creating districts that often are oddly shaped, with the aim of benefiting one party - is central to the debate. The term comes from a Massachusetts state Senate district that resembled a salamander and was approved in 1812 by Massachusetts Gov.
  • Offensive Terms Are No Longer Exempt From Trademark Protection

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    The band had initially been denied the trademark because the government deemed its name disparaging to people of Asian descent. The Obama administration then appealed to the Supreme Court . The court ruled that the 71-year-old trademark law infringes upon free speech rights, Stereogum reports. Tam's case pits supporters on one side who argue they are fighting for free speech rights, and opponents who warn a Slants victory will require government approval of all kinds of hateful ...
  • 4th worker dies after Wisconsin mill explosion

    4th worker dies after Wisconsin mill explosion

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    Didion employs approximately 227 workers in Cambria and at other facilities in nearby counties. Goodenow's body was recovered late on June 1 and Tordoff's body was found the morning of June 2. The school, which for almost two years has been in partnership with Didion through the Cambria-Friesland Career Coalition, opened the new pantry location Tuesday morning.
  • Supreme Court strikes down law blocking disparaging trademarks

    Supreme Court strikes down law blocking disparaging trademarks

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    UND retired its controversial Fighting Sioux sports nickname in 2012 after the NCAA deemed it hostile and abusive to Native Americans. Patent and Trademark Office spokesman Paul Fucito said the agency was reviewing the decision. This could prove to be a big win for the Washington NFL team. The band challenged the rejection as a violation of free speech rights under the U.S.