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The driver has been named as Darren Osborne - a 48-year-old father of four from Wales. LANGFITT: Police then pulled the van driver through the crowd and took him away. London police chief Cressida Dick said the incident was "quite clearly an attack on Muslims" and promised a stepped-up police presence near mosques as the holy month of Ramadan draws to a close.
  • Supreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case

    Supreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case

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    In 2004, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that a partisan gerrymander in Pennsylvania was constitutional and that it was not within the purview of the court to strike it down. "In the long term, it would help to assure that districting as a whole would be more likely to represent the interest of the voters and the jurisdiction as a whole".
  • Amazon-Whole Foods tie-up could speed grocery transformation

    Amazon-Whole Foods tie-up could speed grocery transformation

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    Whole Foods has a reputation for high quality products and one of its stores is a short distance away from most people. The Whole Foods deal and the roughly 460 stores that come with it prove physical stores are not an "insurmountable moat" against now pure-play e-commerce companies - at least not against Amazon .
  • Ivanka Trump calls for tolerance after latest London attack

    Ivanka Trump calls for tolerance after latest London attack

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    Despite the change in leadership and the focus on bolstering inter-faith relations, the mosque reported it had received a string of threatening emails and letters in the wake of the Paris attacks. Another witness Yann Bouhllissa, 38, said he had been tending an old man who had suffered a heart attack when the van was driven at them. Christine said she screamed in horror after spotting her son in TV footage of the attack.
  • President Trump Sends Kushner to Broker Peace in Palestine

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    Trump , who said in Israel on May 23 that he was convinced both sides are "ready to reach for peace", has also met with other key stakeholders, such as the leaders of Jordan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. "I think they should move quickly". In the chaotic months since Donald Trump assumed the presidency, few figures in his administration have seemed as enigmatic as Jared Kushner .
  • Americans don't think Trump respects the nation's traditions

    Americans don't think Trump respects the nation's traditions

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    Obama left office with an approval rating of 57.2, a 7.2% lead over Trump's Rasmussen rating and 17.2% ahead of Trump's average score. That said, the margins are important, and Cornyn had a wider gap - 13 percentage points - between his bad notices and his favorable ones.
  • Newt Gingrich, Who Led Impeachment of Bill Clinton:

    Newt Gingrich, Who Led Impeachment of Bill Clinton: "The President"

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    I know what I saw. "'Comey has said three times I didn't do anything with the Russians". Nobody on Capitol Hill has any proof I did anything with the Russians. The former House speaker wrote that Mueller "is setting up a dragnet of obstruction, financial questions and every aspect of Trump's life and his associates lives".
  • Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to serious from critical

    Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to serious from critical

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    There were no explicit threats on the list, officials said. Although Sava said he has been "encouraged" by Scalise's improvement over the past 36 hours, he said that the Congressman will be in the hospital for some time, probably several weeks, and then will need a period of recovery and rehabilitation.
  • US Democrats Protest Senate Republican Healthcare Secrecy

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    The move coincides with a new #AmericaSpeaksOut campaign Senate Democrats launched Monday urging Americans to "speak out against Trumpcare and share their stories". Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer of NY on Monday evening renewed his request to McConnell for a meeting of all senators on health care. A group of ten Republican Senators are secretly meeting and writing a plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare.
  • Justices say government can't refuse disparaging trademarks

    Justices say government can't refuse disparaging trademarks

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    Hail to the Redskins '. "The disparagement clause violates the First Amendment's Free Speech Clause", Justice Alito explained in his Matal v. Tam opinion. The American Civil Liberties Union hailed The Slants as "rock stars of the First Amendment". ACLU lawyer Lee Rowland said government efforts to protect minorities from disparagement instead hurt members of that very community, in this case the Asian-American band.
  • Fil-Am sailor among 7 killed in U.S. destroyer collision

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    The navy destroyer was badly damaged in the collision with a Philippine-flagged cargo ship off the Japanese coast early Saturday. The incident happened early Saturday morning as numerous crew slept. The family of a San Diego sailor who died in the collision between a Navy destroyer and a container ship off the coast of Japan said Monday he was an "adventurous young man" proud to be a part of his crew and of service to his country.
  • Tennessee courthouse shooting suspect has died

    Tennessee courthouse shooting suspect has died

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    Two deputies have been injured in Tennessee, where a shooting was reported at a county courthouse. The situation began at 2:30 p.m. when Michael Bell, 37, was in court on charges of kidnapping and evading arrest, among others. At least one of the deputies was wearing a bulletproof vest, but it was not clear which one. The bureau says the two deputies who were injured Monday are undergoing medical treatment.