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  • Qatar delivers response to demands from Gulf Arab states

    Qatar delivers response to demands from Gulf Arab states

    Trump, spoke to Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz, as well as Abu Dhabi's crown prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan, and Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al Thani. Doha has so far indicated that it rejects the demands. In them, Trump "reiterated the importance of stopping terrorist financing and discrediting extremist ideology" and also "underscored that unity in the region is critical" to combating terrorism .

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  • Another fiscal year ends with no budget

    Another fiscal year ends with no budget

    House Republican Leader Jim Durkin seemed befuddled by the change of heart, issuing a statement that there is "no agreement on a comprehensive budget package" and urged leaders to keep negotiating. Bruce Rauner , overwhelmingly approved a $36.5 billion spending plan on a preliminary vote. If lawmakers intend to spend $36.5 billion in fiscal 2018, nearly $5 billion in new revenue would be needed to make it balanced.

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  • Oracle skipper Spithill tough on, off water in America's Cup

    Oracle skipper Spithill tough on, off water in America's Cup

    Emirates Team New Zealand threw down the gauntlet on the opening day of the 35th America's Cup on Saturday with two surprise victories over defending champions Oracle Team New Zealand . "We've been in a tough situation before and overcome a lot of different challenges and now we've got to respond", Spithill said. With the racing being held on the weekends in Bermuda , there is now five-days before race five and six.

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  • Spike in crashes since pot legalized could lead to higher insurance costs

    Spike in crashes since pot legalized could lead to higher insurance costs

    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reports that legalizing recreational marijuana use in Colorado, Oregon and Washington has resulted in about 3 percent higher overall collision claim frequencies. It found a 3 percent increase in collision claims in those states compared with Wyoming, Idaho and Nevada, where it is not legal. Legal recreational pot sales in Colorado began in January 2014, followed six months later in Washington, and in October 2015 in Oregon.

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  • On 'Radio Times': Traveling to Cuba under Trump

    On 'Radio Times': Traveling to Cuba under Trump

    Disappointed with President Trump's decision to reverse USA policy on Cuba , a committee of American Catholic bishops is calling on the president to keep ordinary Cubans in mind as he curtails trade and tourism. Travelers must keep full and accurate records of all transactions related to any authorized travel, and such records must be available for OFAC examination for a five-year period following the conclusion of travel.

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  • Relay for Life raised thousands of dollars

    Relay for Life raised thousands of dollars

    Newton and McDonald County residents raised thousands of dollars at this years, Relay for Life. The American Cancer Society has won 47 Nobel Prize winning researches out of 207. The ceremony is followed by the survivor lap, a lap for all cancer survivors and people now being affected by cancer. At this year's event, the luminaria bags to honor those who have battled cancer were lined up in a single file down the center of Depot Street.

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  • US Senate advances Saudi guided munitions sale, 53-46

    US Senate advances Saudi guided munitions sale, 53-46

    Despite the defeat, several human rights and arms control groups celebrated the visibility and votes the issue has gained since the Senate last took up the issue. Rand Paul, this resolution counters President Trump's promise to send armaments to the Saudis and our long history of supporting the kingdom's military, despite its awful human rights record and funding of global terrorism.

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  • Conservatives, DUP agree to 'confidence and supply' deal on government

    Conservatives, DUP agree to 'confidence and supply' deal on government

    With the results in from all 650 constituencies, the Conservatives won 318 seats - down from 331 at the 2015 election - while Labour was on 262, up from 229. But the wooing of the DUP risks upsetting the political balance in Northern Ireland by aligning London more closely with the pro-British side in the divided province, where a power-sharing government with Irish nationalists is now suspended.

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  • Weather forecast: Sunny day ahead

    Weather forecast: Sunny day ahead

    Friday Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 miles per hour. Thursday night should be partly cloudy, and lows will dip to 58 degrees. Wednesday - Sunny, with a high near 74. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

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  • London Attack: Attacker Known to Authorities As PM's Record Called Into Question

    Terrorism expert Otso Iho of Jane's Terrorism and Insurgency Centre said that as ISIL - which said it carried out the three attacks in Britain - loses territory in iraq and Syria , it will turn its attentions to the West. The Islamic gym where Butt worked out said Tuesday they had seen nothing of concern during his time there. Butt and Redouane both lived in Barking, east London .

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  • At least 8 dead as storm hammers Cape Town coastline

    At least 8 dead as storm hammers Cape Town coastline

    Four people died in a fire caused by a lightning strike in the northern Cape Town suburb of Kraaifontein, while another was killed in the Lavender Hill area when a building collapsed, said James-Brent Styan, a spokesman for the provincial ministry for local government, environmental affairs and development planning.

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  • Qld police negotiating with gunman

    Qld police negotiating with gunman

    The male person has been shot and that male person has been declared deceased at the scene". Queensland police officer Senior Constable Brett Forte was fatally shot on Monday. "Every day, the fearless officers of the Queensland Police Service put their lives on the line when they go to work", she said in a statement. "Every day, the courageous officers of the Queensland Police Service put their lives on the line when they go to work", she said in a statement.

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  • Supreme Court Rejects 2 Congressional Districts In North Carolina

    Race can be considered in redrawing boundaries of voting districts only in certain instances, such as when states are seeking to comply with the federal Voting Rights Act. He agreed that the court had correctly deferred to the lower court's plausible interpretation of the evidence. Second, in rejecting the competing-plan test, the court rejected one of the best ways to distinguish districting plans that warrant judicial intervention from those that do not.

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  • AT&T workers prepare for a three-day strike

    The held signs reading "On Strike" as customers went in and out of the store and pedestrians walked by. AT&T , for its part, said that the company is prepared for workers to walk off the job but continues to negotiate. Full disclosure: In These Times staff are members of the Communication Workers of America, and the union is a sponsor of the magazine. The company said it was still eager to reach a deal.

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  • US admiral: North Korea's action 'recipe for disaster'

    US admiral: North Korea's action 'recipe for disaster'

    US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley pledged Tuesday that the US plans to "tighten the screws" on North Korea's nuclear ambitions. Addressing reporters after the meeting, the council president, Uruguay's Ambassador Elbio Rosselli, said that "clearly sanctions are a way to go" but stressed support for diplomacy to engage with Pyongyang.

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  • Facebook Is Cracking Down on Those 'Too Good to Be True' Posts

    Facebook Is Cracking Down on Those 'Too Good to Be True' Posts

    Wednesday, the social media platform announced that it plans to start doing something about it. To address this, Facebook is rolling out an update so people see fewer posts and ads in News Feed that link to low-quality pages. The team uses artificial intelligence trained on "hundreds of thousands" of websites with this kind of ad-farm content to discover posts that link to them.

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  • Brazil's health ministry lifts Zika state of emergency

    Brazil's health ministry lifts Zika state of emergency

    From January through to mid-April, the Health Ministry recorded 95% fewer cases than during the same period previous year. The 95 percent decline in the number of cases in Brazil between January and April, compared to the same period in 2016, prompted the ministry to end the emergency conditions Thursday.

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  • 6 moments that shaped the B.C. election campaign

    Voters in British Columbia go to the polls on Tuesday. There were two extra days of advanced polling this round, but the daily average was still higher than it was in 2013. She says she hopes her message of job creation sticks with voters on Tuesday. He held a rally on the side of Highway 1 near the Port Mann bridge during the drive-home rush hour, to promote his promise to remove tolls.

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  • FDA Approves New Drug to Treat ALS

    FDA Approves New Drug to Treat ALS

    According to the press release , the most common adverse effects reported in the trial were bruising and gait disturbance. It could even lead to impediment in important body functions like chewing food, breathing, walking and even talking.

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  • Virginia Earns 22nd Consecutive Bid into NCAA Tournament

    Virginia Earns 22nd Consecutive Bid into NCAA Tournament

    IWU is 15-3 and winners of the College Conference of IL and Wisconsin tournament championship. Regis (15-4) went 8-0 in the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) during the regular season and earned an automatic bid to the NCAA championship by winning the conference tournament.

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  • Sends 3 to Penn Relays

    Sends 3 to Penn Relays

    The men also found success by winning the distance medley relay with a time of 9 minutes, 32.61 seconds. The performance by Buttner, a junior, was nothing Wildcats coach Gina Procaccio hadn't seen before. The Villanova-bound senior pushed Patriot to second after running the fifth-fastest all-time 1,600-split at the Penn Relays 4:44.8). The race was particularly notable for Burda, who was at her strongest during cross country season when she arrived on campus and is now training to be a ...

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