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The suspected attacker Amor Ftouhi is charged with violence at an global airport and that is a crime that carries a 20-year penalty. He's charged with committing violence at an airport. He is listed in stable condition. - With files from The Associated Press. After stabbing the police officer, Ftouhi continued to yell "Allah" several times.
  • Gulf Coast Braces for Tropical Storm Cindy

    Gulf Coast Braces for Tropical Storm Cindy

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    The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for much of the region until 10 a.m. Wednesday. Julie Plaisance, right, and Renee Davila take photos on the shore of Lake Pontchartrain as weather from Tropical Storm Cindy , in the Gulf of Mexico, impacts the region in New Orleans, Tuesday, June 20, 2017.
  • Sen. Franken Says Philando Castile 'Did Not Deserve To Die'

    Sen. Franken Says Philando Castile 'Did Not Deserve To Die'

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    Officer Yanez killed Mr Castile during a traffic stop last July. The world learned of Philando Castile's death through a Facebook livestream launched by his girlfriend seconds after he was shot by a Minnesota police officer. Anthony officer". Police officers arrested 18 people - including a Minnesota Daily editor, David Clarey, who was filming the protest and City Pages reporter Susan Du - for failing to leave the freeway.
  • Republican convicted of assaulting reporter to join House

    Republican convicted of assaulting reporter to join House

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    The wealthy, former software executive was sworn in Wednesday by House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis. Lesley Robinson, who was Gianforte's running mate during his failed bid for governor past year, will serve as the congressman's state director in Montana, overseeing constituent relations and Gianforte's office in the state.
  • Trump calls for limits on welfare for immigrants

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    They know that his rallies are just about bolstering the president's ego rather than addressing the issues that matter to the people who took him to the White House . "In those particular positions I don't want a poor person. Does that make sense?" It included protesters escorted out by police, Mr Trump attacking the news media and supporters waving signs saying "Drain the Swamp" - but Mr Trump's first trip to Iowa since taking office came against a backdrop of problems in Washington .
  • Senate Republicans' Health Care Effort is Cloaked in Secrecy

    Senate Republicans' Health Care Effort is Cloaked in Secrecy

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    Following the House vote, Trump hosted an event in the Rose Garden to celebrate its passage. One said , "We aren't going to comment on rumors about private conversations that may or may not have happened". Yet Republicans such as Ms. Capito, Mr. Portman and Dean Heller of Nevada are looking for a more gradual phaseout of generous federal funding that their states used to expand Medicaid for the poor, saying they would like to avoid an abrupt "cliff" in 2020, when the House bill would freeze ...
  • Trump says 'we have a great relationship with China' after critical tweet

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    Trump even tied his energy plans into his immigration policy, bringing up plans to build his proposed wall along the southern border of the U.S. out of solar panels. He also says he would push for the latest technology, like drones and sensors on harvesting equipment, so American farmers can compete with foreign agriculture interests.
  • Senate approves Crapo amendment tightening Russian Federation sanctions

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    On Saturday, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned the USA further sanctions would damage relations, though stopped short of saying how the Russian government would respond in kind. "This bill will impose sanctions on Iran for its non-nuclear violations", Cardin said. The bill - which passed by a 97-2 margin - includes language that would prevent President Trump from lifting the sanctions without Congressional approval.
  • U.S. and China agree to cooperate to halt North Korea nuclear threat

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    US President Donald Trump has called North Korea a "brutal regime " after the death of the student who had been jailed there for more than 15 months. "At least I know China tried", Trump wrote . Warmbier's parents haven't cited a cause of death, but "awful, torturous mistreatment" by North Korea .
  • What To Make Of Philando Castile's Death, One Year Later

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    Castile hands over the cards and says , "Sir, I do have to tell you I do have a firearm on me". The routine stop escalated quickly when Yanez fired seven fast shots into the auto, striking Castile five times . Jeronimo Yanez told the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension in an interview the day after the shooting that he initially pulled Castile over as he thought he matched the description of a suspect in a gas-station robbery he had responded to a week prior to the ...
  • Vegas Golden Knights to play first game at Dallas on Oct

    Vegas Golden Knights to play first game at Dallas on Oct

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    The Colorado Avalanche chose not to protect last year's starting goaltender Calvin Pickard , and he was the first name off the board to join the NHL's newest team in Las Vegas . Marc Methot is likely to get a ticket to Las Vegas as he celebrates his 32nd birthday Wednesday. In a league where meaningful transactions have diminished over the years - boxed in by the hard salary cap, the mentality of hockey players, the relative safety of conservatism - any excuse to actually talk about ...
  • GOP has chance to show us on health bill

    GOP has chance to show us on health bill

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    Cassidy's approach to reforming health care in the USA lies in stark contrast to that of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who in 2010 said the Democrat-controlled Congress just needed to pass Obamacare so that they could "find out what's in it".