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LSU took down Oregon State, 3-1, and survived elimination for another day to force a bracket-deciding elimination game against the Beavers on Saturday in the College World Series. The missed call on Steven Kwan's fly ball on Friday will most likely be one that Pat Casey and the Beavers will never forget. Now, before you call for my head and a revocation of my Florida State degree, let me say that I am not condemning the 38 year veteran of the Noles.
  • Trump camp plans attack ads against health care bill holdout

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    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks on to the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017, following a meeting with Senate Republicans on a health reform bill. The House approved its version of the bill last month. "This is not a status-quo we can accept. Congress must work to fix this broken system, but we must do it while protecting the most vulnerable in our communities, including children on Medicaid, people with pre-existing conditions, and ...
  • 'Bothersome' that Mueller is 'very, very good friends with Comey'

    'Bothersome' that Mueller is 'very, very good friends with Comey'

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    In a May 12 tweet , Trump sent a veiled warning to Comey over Twitter, writing: " James Comey better hope that there are no " tapes " of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Trump never specified in the interview which part of Comey's story may have changed, and the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director has only offered his story publicly once, in testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
  • Second mistrial for OH officer who shot and killed unarmed motorist

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    To convict Tensing on murder charges, the jury would have to find he purposely killed DuBose. Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney Joe Deters would not comment until early next week, a spokeswoman said . Louis - known for its proximity to Ferguson, where white officer Darren Wilson killed unarmed black teen Michael Brown - when he attempted to assist with an arrest.
  • Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to Midwest

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    The National Weather Service says the energy associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy are lifting through the mid-Atlantic region, with showers and thunderstorms expected thanks to the humid and unstable air mass. Forecasters are trying to determine how many tornadoes touched down in Alabama as remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy moved north from the Gulf Coast.
  • Tax cuts for rich are part of the Senate GOP health bill

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    Politifact notably named that claim its " Lie of the Year " in 2013. A handful of Senate Republicans are meeting in secret to craft a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act . Sen. James Lankford (R, Okla.) said, "Put me down as a solid 'undecided'". At lightning speed and with a little over a week for wider review, the Republicans' bill could influence health care and health insurance of every American.
  • Mueller and Comey not as close as Trump and others suggest

    Mueller and Comey not as close as Trump and others suggest

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    Trump appeared to be referring to his statements over the months, which Comey confirmed in his testimony, that the then-FBI director had told the president that he was not under investigation. "Not a great strategy, President Trump", Tapper quipped, before ripping the White House for banning cameras and live audio during press briefings in recent days, including on Thursday.
  • Gunman didn't plan Alexandria baseball shooting, visited Sanders' Senate office

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    Prior to his departure from IL, a neighbor reported Hodgkinson to police for firing a gun on his property, but police determined he had not committed a crime. In addition to his social media accounts, he wrote letters to his local newspaper that blamed Republicans for what he considered an agenda that helped the wealthy.
  • Nebraska Democratic officials in trouble for callous remarks

    Nebraska Democratic officials in trouble for callous remarks

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    Phil Montag: "Let me tell you, that motherfucker, the one that was shot , the scafie guy..." In the recording, Montag said he wished Scalise was dead, and he called the Louisiana Republican obscene names. Chelsey Gentry-Tipton was asked to step down from her post as chairwoman for the Nebraska Democratic Party Black Caucus after she described Scalise's condition as "funny" in a Facebook post.
  • USA shoots down pro-government drone in Syria: Defense Department

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    The incident took place at about 12:30 a.m. local time northeast of the city of At-Tanf, where the USA -led coalition is training and advising Syrian rebel forces, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), for the fight against ISIS . An American fighter jet downed an "Iranian-made" drone in southern Syria Tuesday, the Associated Press reported. "ADF force protection is regularly reviewed in response to a range of potential threats", the Defence statement said.