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Two officers critically injured in shooting near downtown San Antonio

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As the officers got out of the vehicle, one person opened fire striking one officer in the head and face, and the other in the upper torso, police Chief William McManus said. The San Antonio College Campus is now on lock down due to a shooting reported on 100 Evergreen. " EMERGENCY! Armed person on (PAC, SAC, SPC, NVC, NLC) campus". Read More »

Radogno to resign from Illinois Senate

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House Speaker Madigan said the House would vote Friday on the Democrats' version of an annual budget, a $36.5 billion spending plan they say spends $800 million less than Rauner himself proposed last winter. Her contributions to her district and the State of IL are immeasurable. Radogno was at the center of the Senate's attempt to forge a budget deal this spring. Read More »

GOP Operative Implied Flynn Link in Seeking Clinton Emails

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A computer expert told the newspaper that from conversations with Smith, he believed Flynn was involved with trying to find the emails. "We knew the people who had these were probably around the Russian government", Peter Smith told WSJ in an interview just 10 days before he died May 14 at the age of 81. Read More »

Big Brother reveals first group photo of season 19 cast

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All 16 Houseguests took part in the " Big Brother Garden of Temptation" where host Julie Chen tempted the Houseguests with the opportunity to secretly win $25,000. The endurance challenge named Cody as the victor, so he was also safe from elimination. At the conclusion of this "Tempted by the Fruit" challenge, three people ended up picking poisoned apples, sending them to the eviction block: Christmas , Cameron and Jillian . Read More »

Protesters In Wheelchairs Removed From McConnell's Office By Capitol Police

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The people protesting that outcome were physically removed from the area, and footage of the protests and their aftermath shows Capitol Police removing one woman from her wheelchair as they took her away. "The Senate bill, unveiled today, is not a health care bill ", Obama said . McConnell hopes to bring the bill to a vote next week before Congress leaves for a week-long July 4 recess. Read More »

Supreme Court could remove federal ban to sports wagering

Justices Sotomayor and Ginsburg dissented, arguing that government can not provide public funds directly to a church. In 2012, the state Supreme Court ruled against nonpublic schools getting the money so public funds were pulled from 109 private schools in New Mexico. Read More »

'No longer Waiting for Godot': Musk's new tunnel venture begins under LA

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Proving his critics wrong, as Musk seems engineered to do, The Boring Company has made substantial progress since it became a real company late previous year. Mayor Eric Garcetti and Elon Musk were "promising", and the government official even praised the underground technology the CEO was developing as a potential solution to city traffic. Read More »

See Paris Jackson in the xx's Sun-Drenched 'I Dare You' Video

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The band themselves make an appearance too, performing under bright blue skies and the California sunshine. The xx have unveiled a video for I Dare You . "He collaborated with a hero of ours, [Calvin Klein creative director] Raf Simons , on the creative concept and direction". I See You is out now. Read More »

Trump picks IN official to be surgeon general

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President Trump's abruptly fired the previous surgeon general Vivek Murthy without explanation. The governor declared a public health emergency in March 2015 and dropped the prohibition temporarily. If confirmed, Adams would replace Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams, the current acting surgeon general. In a tweet after the meeting, Adams said the two discussed "health vs healthcare, community health/prevention as cheaper than treatment". Read More »

Supreme Court reaffirms First Amendment right of religious freedom

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School vouchers, which will fund religious education and indoctrination, as well as religious discrimination against students, plainly violate that provision. The court's ruling generated outsized reactions from both supporters and opponents of the decision. The decision reaffirms the importance of the government staying neutral with respect to religion, said Michael Bindas, a senior attorney with the IJ. Read More »

Duchess of Cambridge to appear in BBC documentary about Wimbledon

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Middleton has always been conscious of health but became even more aware of the products she was using when she was pregnant with Charlotte. Laughing, Kate revealed: "Roger [Federer] is my mother's heartthrob". My dad said very coolly, "Hi Pete". Of course, now she sits in the royal box with her family and celebrities rather than waiting hours for a ticket. Whenever she watches Wimbledon , she too gets inspired and tries her hand with the racket. Read More »

Man Arrested Despite Handing Deputy 'Get Out Of Jail Free' Card

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After pulling the auto over, he found out that the passenger in the vehicle was also wanted when he ran the man's ID. Fugitives, beware: the get out of jail free cards included in the board game Monopoly don't actually work. The post then went on to give the suspect an "A" for effort. During a routine search, the police officer discovered the man carried a piece of one of America's most iconic games around with him just in case he got into a situation like this with law enforcement. Read More »

Saudi embassy denies telling citizens to avoid visiting Turkey

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The GCC groups Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Qatar , Bahrain and Oman. The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said an ultimatum issued to Qatar is "against worldwide law" and claimed calls to withdraw his troops from the Gulf emirate are "disrespectful". Read More »

Mayor officially signs San Antonio into Paris Climate Agreement

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In analogy to the legendary Moore's Law, which states that computer processors double in power about every two years, the "carbon law" can become a self-fulfilling prophecy mobilizing innovations and market forces, says Schellnhuber. In the Paris agreement, governments pledged an "aspirational" goal of holding warming to no more than 1.5C, a level which it is hoped will spare most of the world's lowest-lying islands from inundation. Read More »

Man tried to 'ram auto into people outside Paris mosque'

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According to newspaper Le Parisien , his motives were to avenge the attacks linked to Islamic State in Paris in recent times. A police statement said the suspect "repeatedly struck the blocks and barriers placed to protect the mosque". But local media in the French capital said the driver wanted vengeance. No one was injured in the incident. The country has suffered several attacks since then, including a truck-ramming assault that killed at least 86 people in Nice past year. Read More »

Lawmakers applaud after panel approves language revoking war authority

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Like the Obama administration before it, the Trump administration has claimed legal authority to conduct strikes and support operations against the Islamic State under the AUMF that Congress passed after the September 11, 2001, attacks to greenlight the war against al-Qaeda and affiliated groups in Afghanistan. Read More »

North Korea pays for lavish spending, missile program with black-market trade

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North Korea's weapons are "at the top" of U.S. President Donald Trump's mind, CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Saturday on MSNBC . With Moon and Trump administrations both in their early stages, two sides unlikely to generate specific outcomes President Moon Jae-in said that he plans to focus on "building trust between leaders and strengthening the South Korea-US alliance rather than generating specific outcomes" at the South Korea-US summit in Washington DC in four days. Read More »

R2-D2 Droid Fetches Millions at 'Star Wars' Auction

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He's one of the most iconic robots in film history and has now sold to a private owner in a charity auction. Other items up for sale included Luke Skywalker's lightsaber from the first two films, which sold for $450,000 and Darth Vader's helmet from the original film sold for $96,000. Read More »

Congress criticises sending 2 men to jail over Delhi Assembly ruckus

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The unidentified men raised slogans of "inquilab zindabad" and were also thrashed by some AAP MLAs. Rana and Kumar have been sentenced to 30-day rigorous imprisonment by Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel. The two, identified as Jagdeep Rana, who had contested the 2013 Delhi Assembly elections from Adarsh Nagar, and Rajan Kumar, were whisked away immediately. Read More »

Killing of Hafiz Junaid: Haryana police arrests four more involved in lynching

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With the four arrests made Wednesday, the number of those held in the case has climbed to five, according to Government Railway Police, Faridabad, SP, Kamaldeep Goel. "No body can take law into their hands whatever may be the reason". People watched and even encouraged the mob who proceeded to repeatedly stab Junaid with a knife, all the while branding him "anti-national". Read More »

Syria war: 'Cluster bombs' dropped on IS-held village

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Rami Abdel-Rahman, the Observatory head, said the death toll was likely to increase as the bombardment also left an unspecified number of people seriously injured. It was captured by the IS and turned into a prison, half of it for IS militants imprisoned by the group itself, while the other half is for civilians captured by the IS. Read More »

Uniontown to get medical marijuana dispensary

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Office of Medical Marijuana director John Collins said the process was competitive, with hundreds of quality applicants. "We remain on track to provide medication to patients in 2018". The medication will be legally available by prescription in pill, oil or ointment for patients suffering from one of 17 qualifying conditions. Permittees will now have six months in which to become operational, before they can begin dispensing medical marijuana. Read More »

Lindsey Graham Just Slammed Trump for His Mika Brzezinski Tweet

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Despite their initial friendship, Joe Scarborough and#Mika Brzezinski have transitioned into two of Trump's biggest critics, blasting the White House on a daily basis over a variety of issues. The leader of the majority Republicans in the House of Representatives, Speaker Paul Ryan, said, "Obviously I don't see that as an appropriate comment". Read More »

Trump vows to 'unleash' American energy, but unveils only modest steps

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I won't say. I promise I won't say anything more about you. While Trump pushed what he called "the golden era of American energy", Capitol Hill was focused on the delayed Republican health care bill and two new immigration policies, Kate's Law and the No Sanctuary for Criminal Act, which will be voted on Thursday afternoon. Read More »

Foundation Claims Victory in Church Playground Case

Justices Clarence Thomas and Neil Gorsuch issued a scathing dissent Monday to a Supreme Court decision turning away yet another gun rights case. The Supreme Court then asked Missouri and the church whether the case was moot or whether it still mattered. Read More »

Democrats Revolt Against Nancy Pelosi

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The 77-year-old, who was awarding Cyndi Lauper the honor for championing LGBTQ issues throughout her career, addressed her concerns about LGBTQ issues under the Trump administration. Rep. Tim Ryan, who unsuccessfully challenged Pelosi for minority leader previous year, told Business Insider he did not know how Democrats could take the House in 2018 if the GOP was successfully able to convince independents and Republicans that a vote for a Democratic candidate is essentially a vote for Pelosi's ... Read More »

Aetna Confirms Move To Manhattan By Late 2018

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Chelsea, to be exact. " New York City is a knowledge economy hub and a driver of the innovations that will play a significant part in our ongoing transformation", Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini said. While some see it as a psychological blow to a state that continues to struggle with budget deficit problems, officials noted that Aetna said its move will have minimal impact on the CT employee base and the company remains committed to its campus in Hartford, where its presence dates to 1819. Read More »

BMW to invest RS 130crore in India

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The carmaker has invested Rs 1,120 crore in the Indian operations thus far. "The new investment will go into BMW group operations, including Motorrad (two-wheeler business) as well as the financial services arm". The plant has an installed capacity of 14,000 units on a single shift basis. Currently, the vehicle maker has the 3 Series, 3 Series GT, the 5 Series and 7 Series sedans on sale along with the X1, X3, X5 and the X6 SUVs. Read More »

Trump's longtime bodyguard to reportedly face questions in Russian Federation probe

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Following Trump's decision to let Comey go, Schiller hand-delivered a letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters making the president's wishes known. Ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort , senior adviser Jared Kushner , and Trump's longtime friend Roger Stone are all expected to voluntarily face congressional investigators in the coming months. Read More »

Russian Federation to build a new aircraft carrier after Sir Michael Fallon's jibe

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Beyond the built-in systems of HMS Queen Elizabeth , Lt Cmdr Nick Leeson, senior warfare officer advised that a team of cyber specialists would work among the 700 strong crew aboard the ship with duties including hacking defence. But the carrier's big budget price tag isn't the only thing that is raising eyebrows; it is the British Royal Navy's decision to allow critical systems on the ship to be powered by Microsoft's ancient Windows XP operating system. Read More »

Somehow, Canada's not mad it can't eat this poutine doughnut

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This limited edition doughnut is a mash-up of two Canadian culinary classics, and I'm honestly disappointed it's taken 150 years of the Canadian Confederation to come up with this masterpiece. Unfortunately, much like summer in Canada, you only have a short window before these Canadian dishes disappear. The lineup from the Canadian chain includes maple "Timbits," a frozen maple "capp" with bacon, and of course, the poutine doughnut. Read More »