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Several hundred turned out at the McIntire Amphitheater Tuesday night to mourn the loss of Otto Warmbier , the University of Virginia student who died Monday . His parents told The Associated Press in a statement the day of his release that they wanted "the world to know how we and our son have been brutalized and terrorized by the pariah regime " and expressed relief he had been returned to "finally be with people who love him".
  • Spicer says Trump wants health bill with 'heart'

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    Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. "We're here really early in the morning and really late at night available to all your questions, whether in person or over email".
  • Republican Karen Handel projected winner in GA District 6 special election

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    Trump weighed in on the election early on Tuesday morning. Special election results are trickling in, county by county. Following the Republican win of South Carolina's special election Tuesday, Trump also tweeted: "Well, the Special Elections are over and those that want to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN are 5 and O!" Ossoff lives in Atlanta, south of the suburban district.
  • Secretary Ben Carson Breaks Rank On The Russia Investigation

    Secretary Ben Carson Breaks Rank On The Russia Investigation

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    That tactic from Trump's lawyers and proxies has manifested itself in aggressively worded statements and television appearances aimed at warding off any legal threat from prosecutors — and persuading the American public the president isn't in legal jeopardy.
  • Sean Spicer Confirms WH 'Meeting with Potential People' for Press Vacancies

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    Among the names, Laura Ingraham . During Tuesday's briefing - which the White House scheduled that morning after more criticism from the press - Mr Spicer defended the administration's new communications strategy. Sean Spicer , the embattled press secretary, spoke for 30 minutes Tuesday and didn't answer a number of basic questions, including whether the president believes Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election and whether Trump had seen the hotly debated Senate health care bill.
  • Officers in Seattle fatal shooting had crisis training

    Officers in Seattle fatal shooting had crisis training

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    The family of the pregnant Seattle woman who was shot dead by the same cops she had called to her home for a possible burglary demanded answers about her death on Tuesday. The officers say when they arrived, Lyles began explaining the situation and then reportedly came at them with a knife. "If you know in advance that the individual you're dealing with has mental health issues , why didn't you bring someone with you who knows how to deal with that?" she asked.
  • Boeing launches new version of 737 jet

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    The airplane has gained wide market acceptance with more than 240 orders and commitments secured from more than 10 customers worldwide. Boeing also announced its first order for 10 of the aircraft from jet leasing firm BOC Aviation in a deal worth $1.25bn.
  • Trump calls House health care bill 'mean'

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    While the Senate is busy revising the Affordable Health Care Act (AHCA), the controversial Obamacare replacement that narrowly passed the House in May, President Trump is busy making their jobs that much more hard. Sen. President Trump didn't stop at calling his own health care bill mean . The president's private comments seem to fly in the face of his public ones, in which he has called the House bill, "incredibly well crafted", among other things.
  • Vice President Hires Outside Counsel to Help Navigate Russia Investigations

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    Vice President Mike Pence has lawyered up for the ongoing Russian Federation probe. "As has been stated repeatedly and the President has been told, he's not under investigation", Pence told reporters on Capitol Hill in May. Richard Cullen is known for representing high profile clients. The attorney was part of George W. Bush's legal team during the Florida recount in the 2000 presidential election.
  • Seattle Police Shoot And Kill Pregnant Woman In Her Home

    Seattle Police Shoot And Kill Pregnant Woman In Her Home

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    Police in the U.S. city said the officers immediately performed first aid following Sunday's shooting, but medics arrived and determined she had died. The video from the apartment hallway has no audio, but shows the officers entering the apartment. The other officer responds: "Yeah, so this gal, she was the one making all these weird statements about how her and her daughter are going to turn into wolves".