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Doctors in the United States said he'd suffered severe brain damage but were not able to pinpoint a reason. "Unfortunately, the bad torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible".
  • Supreme Court holds up on redrawing WI districts

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    The Supreme Court has viewed political gerrymandering as distasteful but not illegal. "The only way the legislature could have attained plaintiffs' desired election results would have been to engage in heroic levels of nonpartisan statesmanship by abandoning Republicans' advantage under court-drawn plans, including by adopting a plan under which incumbents were more likely to lose their seats", the appeal argued.
  • Road rage suspected in Muslim Va. teen's death

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    Martinez Torres first drove up to the edge of the sidewalk where the teens were walking, some with bikes, and got into a verbal argument with a male member of the group. "Indeed. If you think for a minute that her appearance had nothing to do with this crime, you're lying to yourself ". Hassanen's death was the result of a frightful crime, and many people have spoken out on this tragedy during Ramadan.
  • Mike Pence hires a personal attorney as Russian Federation probes heat up

    Mike Pence hires a personal attorney as Russian Federation probes heat up

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    The lawyer, Richard Cullen , a former attorney general, has previously worked with Pence and he will now help him respond to the federal inquiries. After interviewing a series of candidates, Pence reportedly hired former us attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia Richard Cullen , now the chairman and a senior litigation partner at the firm McGuireWoods, which, incidentally, is where former F.B.I.
  • Local unemployment rate rises to 4.8 percent in May

    Local unemployment rate rises to 4.8 percent in May

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    A year-over-year comparison shows a drop in unemployment of 1.6 percent (from 5.7 percent) between May of 2016 and last month. The size of the workforce in the county increased from 8,364 in April of this year to 8,647 in May with 8,208 employed.
  • Supreme Court ruling a good sign for the Redskins

    Supreme Court ruling a good sign for the Redskins

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    In 2015, in a 5-to-4 decision in Walker v. Sons of Confederate Veterans, the Supreme Court ruled that Texas could refuse to allow specialty license plates bearing the Confederate battle flag because the plates were the government's speech.
  • Three Workers Injured in Crane Accident at Astoria Construction Site

    Three Workers Injured in Crane Accident at Astoria Construction Site

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    It happened on 28th Road by 33rd Street in Astoria a little after 3:30 p.m. One of them remains trapped. He was removed around 5:30 p.m. and rushed to a nearby ambulance in what was described as serious condition. NY 1 reported that one of the workers was removed and said to be in critical condition following the crash. This is a developing story; check back for updates and get the PIX11 News app to stay informed all day .
  • Ryan promises tax overhaul this year despite GOP divisions

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    A growing number of Republicans say they would rather just cut taxes than take on the hard task of simplifying the tax code, which would include eliminating many tax breaks to finance lower overall tax rates. in line with virtually every other industrialized country in the world, and which have broad support among both lawmakers and economists. "There are so many different of ways of achieving this - we in the House have our own idea - and that is one of the things that we are discussing ...
  • Dems' motions, speeches knock GOP health bill for secrecy

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    His chamber has not held any committee hearings or votes on the measure he's trying to craft, and even some GOP senators are critical. Community Catalyst Action Fund, an organization that opposes the GOP effort, kicked off an advertising campaign Monday pressuring five Republican senators not to vote for the legislation.
  • Would be nice to knock Australia out of Champions Trophy: Buttler

    Would be nice to knock Australia out of Champions Trophy: Buttler

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    Buttler, known for playing shots in a 360-degree arc, hasn't been in prime form this year, evidenced by the fact that he had composed just 145 runs in 10 matches before their fixture against New Zealand . The six highlighted a late cameo from Buttler, with his unbeaten 61 from just 48 balls helping England to a total of 310. "They didn't give us much at all, to be fair".
  • President Trump's Lawyer: Not Aware of Any Investigation

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    After Chris Wallace pointed out that he just said Donald Trump is under investigation (twice), Sekulow clapped back with this pathetic response (emphasis mine). "And I think the answer is they want to lay the foundation to discredit whatever Bob Mueller comes up with". "And he's expressing himself in that way".