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Peter Strzok hearing revealed one thing - Washington's partisan dysfunction

Peter Strzok hearing revealed one thing - Washington's partisan dysfunction

On the GOP side, Republicans repeatedly slammed Strzok for texts to girlfriend and Federal Bureau of Investigation lawyer Lisa Page that they argued showed clear bias against then-candidate Donald...

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Tropical Storm Chris targeted to become hurricane Tuesday, forecasters say

Tropical Storm Chris targeted to become hurricane Tuesday, forecasters say

Although Beryl has dissipated, its remnants are producing locally heavy rainfall and strong gusty winds over the northeastern Caribbean Sea and the northern Leeward Islands. Jose Alamo, a meteorologis...

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Cotton: Democrats’ Opposition to Kavanaugh a ‘Laughable Political Game’

Cotton: Democrats’ Opposition to Kavanaugh a ‘Laughable Political Game’

If Kavanaugh is confirmed, it would mean a significant shift to the right for the Supreme Court, according to the Judicial Common Space system , a metric developed by political scientists Lee Epste...

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FORECAST: Breezy Sunday; watching Tropical Depression #3

FORECAST: Breezy Sunday; watching Tropical Depression #3

At this hour, TD2 has maximum sustained winds of 35 mph and moving to the W at 16 mph. Tropical Depression Three is forecast to strengthen during the next 24 hours and could potentially become tropica...

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Worry and relief at EPA after Pruitt's resignation

Worry and relief at EPA after Pruitt's resignation

The senator was also a supporter of Pruitt, according to the Times , and Wheeler's rise demonstrates the growing influence of a group of former Inhofe staff members across the Trump administratio...

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Donald Trump 'probably' won't question Supreme Court candidates on abortion

Donald Trump 'probably' won't question Supreme Court candidates on abortion

She said she wouldn't vote for someone who would overturn Roe v. Wade . Republican Sen. Susan Collins says she wouldn't support a Supreme Court nominee hostile to abortion rights. While campaigni...

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SpaceX sends AI robot ‘crew member’ to join astronauts on space station

SpaceX sends AI robot ‘crew member’ to join astronauts on space station

Super-caffeinated coffee is also flying up for the space station's java-craving crew. The thin line between science fiction and reality is soon going to vanish with robots completely powered with AI...

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First Heat Wave Of The Season On The Way

First Heat Wave Of The Season On The Way

Cloud and south to the Minnesota-Iowa border. Saturday and Sunday will be hot and humid with highs in the low 90s on both days, but the humidity will make it feel more like 100 degrees at times....

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Will choose justice July 9, Trump says

Will choose justice July 9, Trump says

The "Biden rule" was the Senate equivalent of Supreme Court "dicta", but McConnell's "no hearings, no votes" stance in 2016 is an actual precedent. The Judicial Crisis Network, a conservative politi...

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Justice Anthony Kennedy Retiring; Donald Trump Gets 2nd Supreme Court Pick

Justice Anthony Kennedy Retiring; Donald Trump Gets 2nd Supreme Court Pick

In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court bench handed over President Trump one of his biggest victories since taking charge of the White House in January a year ago, by upholding his executive order that ...

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Evacuations Ordered For Community Along Northwest Iowa River

Evacuations Ordered For Community Along Northwest Iowa River

Williams said he was unsure how much oil leaked and how numerous cars were leaking. He said almost half the spill had been contained with booms near the derailment site and an additional boom placed a...

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Trump scraps Obama policy on protecting oceans, Great Lakes

Trump scraps Obama policy on protecting oceans, Great Lakes

FILE - In this April 21, 2010, file photo, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig burns in the Gulf of Mexico following an explosion that killed 11 workers and caused the worst offshore oil spill in the nation...

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Forecasters say hurricane to form off Mexico's Pacific coast

Forecasters say hurricane to form off Mexico's Pacific coast

Researchers claim that as the planet's poles heat up, pressure gradients around the world are changing, reducing the winds that push on these storms. "The slower a storm goes, the more rain it's g...

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SpaceX Launches SES-12 Communications Satellite For 11th Rocket Launch This Year

SpaceX Launches SES-12 Communications Satellite For 11th Rocket Launch This Year

SES-12 is the third all-electric satellite built by Airbus in orbit. SpaceX successfully launched a rocket into the night sky about a half hour after midnight Monday morning, deploying a Europea...

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Trump throws ailing US coal, nuke plants a lifeline, triggers backlash

Trump throws ailing US coal, nuke plants a lifeline, triggers backlash

Under the proposal, the president would exercise emergency authority to carry out the directive, which the memo reportedly says is necessary to preserve national security. The Sierra Club, in a stat...

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Rain chances increase this afternoon, heavy rain possible later this week

Rain chances increase this afternoon, heavy rain possible later this week

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect from the Suwannee River to Navarre Florida, and a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect from Suwannee River to the Mississippi/Alabama border. Storm surge flooding was l...

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Canada to Buy Kinder Morgan Pipeline for $3.5 Billion

Canada to Buy Kinder Morgan Pipeline for $3.5 Billion

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says she sees no immediate need to turn off the oil taps to British Columbia now that the federal government is taking over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. not o...

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Thousands evacuate as Storm Alberto powers towards Florida

Thousands evacuate as Storm Alberto powers towards Florida

A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect from the Suwannee River in Florida to the Alabama/Florida border. Alberto could bring isolated storm totals of 20 to 25 inches of rain to central Cuba...

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Subtropical Storm Alberto will bring downpours to Middle TN

Subtropical Storm Alberto will bring downpours to Middle TN

The flood watch is issued for portions of northeast SC and southeast North Carolina, including Horry and Georgetown counties and neighboring areas, according to the NWS. Heavy rainfall along with co...

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SpaceX launches five Iridium satellites and twin science spacecraft

SpaceX launches five Iridium satellites and twin science spacecraft

SpaceX will launch two new Earth-observing satellites for NASA and five commercial communications satellites today (May 22) in a sort of carpool mission to space. When complete, the Iridium Next co...

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Royal Wedding Cheered by Huge Crowds, Millions Tune in Worldwide

Royal Wedding Cheered by Huge Crowds, Millions Tune in Worldwide

The wedding was drenched in British tradition and enlivened with African American culture, a nod to Meghan's ancestry. "We were this close and it was just wonderful", said royals fan Lindsay Hainer....

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Pope Francis tells gay man

Pope Francis tells gay man "God made you like this"

I even had a moment of seeking solace from a Black pastor who told me he could accept me as a Black brother, but "can't accept you as my brother in Christ". He said this image of a mother with her chi...

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The next feature update for Xbox One is available for everyone now

The next feature update for Xbox One is available for everyone now

If you are an Xbox One user, there is important news for you because the May update is now available and with it new features that will satisfy the visual aspect enthusiasts and those who like to in...

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Old data presents latest evidence of Europa plumes

Old data presents latest evidence of Europa plumes

The Europa Clipper mission backed by Culberson would do as many as 45 close fly-bys, with new, more powerful instruments to "sniff and taste the stuff in the plume...and get a detailed composition...

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Uber will allow individuals to publicly file sex crimes claims

Uber will allow individuals to publicly file sex crimes claims

Uber chief legal officer Tony West said in the statement that while arbitration "includes many benefits for individuals and companies alike" the company understands the need for other alternatives...

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