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Jordan - a conservative House Freedom Caucus cofounder from Champaign County whose name has been mentioned as a possible successor to House Speaker Paul Ryan - met with reporters after a Fourth of July appearance in Fremont to deny the claims first reported by NBC.
  • Hundreds gather for candlelight vigil for Maryland newspaper employees killed in shooting

    Hundreds gather for candlelight vigil for Maryland newspaper employees killed in shooting

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    A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for the man charged with killing five employees at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis . "We get a threat call a day". Familiar bylines erased in what police say was a targeted attack. In response to this, a police officer at the Anne Arundel County stated that the case was quite obvious that against the Capital Newspaper this person had a vendetta.
  • Cardin Dodges on Whether U.S. Should Abolish ICE

    Cardin Dodges on Whether U.S. Should Abolish ICE

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    Amy Klobuchar , a Democrat , took to ABC's "This Week" to tell the watching television audience that no, Immigration and Customs Enforcement should not be abolished and those who are calling for such ought to step to the back of the room and be quiet.
  • Bodies found blindfolded and hanging from home in India

    Bodies found blindfolded and hanging from home in India

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    Some of the bodies recovered were found hanging, while some were blindfolded. They were all members of the same family. Seven were women while three were minors. Their bodies were hanging from an iron grill ceiling, broadcaster NDTV reported. A neighbour in the Burari district found the victims early on Sunday, police said.
  • Trump attacks ‘abolish ICE’ movement on the morning of massive nationwide protest

    Trump attacks ‘abolish ICE’ movement on the morning of massive nationwide protest

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    The letter is likely to bolster the growing movement in Democratic politics and activist circles to abolish Ice. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) have in common with almost 20 U.S. Detroit protesters say they had some success in hampering ICE operations when they blocked some employees from entering the building Monday morning. Recently, "Occupy ICE" protests have sprung up across the nation.
  • President Trump holds 'Make America Great Again' rally in Fargo, ND

    President Trump holds 'Make America Great Again' rally in Fargo, ND

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    Following the rally, President Trump will be spending his night in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Cramer said he understands the anxiety of North Dakota producers, but believes majority support Trump. "We need intellect ... so many elements go into the making of a great justice of the Supreme Court". Donnelly said he had a "good conversation" with Trump and "will thoroughly review the record and qualifications" of the nominee.
  • Talk Of Unity, But Little Progress At EU Mini-Summit On Migration

    Talk Of Unity, But Little Progress At EU Mini-Summit On Migration

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    Italy's new far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini hit back at the French president. But he has also had an uncompromising approach to migration , toughening checks at France's Riviera border with Italy and refusing to accept a ship filled with rescued migrants after Italy's new leaders turned it away earlier this month.
  • Stop the presses: Supreme Court Anthony Kennedy is retiring

    Stop the presses: Supreme Court Anthony Kennedy is retiring

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    Justice Sotomayor described at length various statements Mr Trump made on the campaign trail. "But the only response they can find from our government is really strong law and order". And it will only add to the political magnitude of the nomination at a time when Washington seems to zoom from crisis to crisis about trade and tariffs, foreign relations and immigration enforcement.
  • NZ Prime Minister Ardern names new-born daughter Neve Te Aroha

    NZ Prime Minister Ardern names new-born daughter Neve Te Aroha

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    Mr Gayford, known in New Zealand as the "first bloke", is the presenter of a fishing show, and Ms Ardern was the youngest New Zealand PM in 150 years, but she said they would not put pressure on their new baby. Her deputy Winston Peters is now acting prime minister, although Ardern will continue to be consulted on significant issues. Tweeting her congratulations to Ardern and Gayford earlier in the week , former NZ Prime Minister Helen Clark said their parenting arrangements were ...
  • Uncertain prospects for Mideast peace plan

    Uncertain prospects for Mideast peace plan

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    Kushner, who has taken the lead on Trump's plan, said he did not "wish to talk about the details of the deal that we're working on". Palestinian officials denounced USA envoy Jared Kushner on Sunday over remarks he made during an interview with a Palestinian newspaper, and accused him of "incitement" against Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas .
  • South Korea picks candidates for reunions with North Korean families

    South Korea picks candidates for reunions with North Korean families

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    Trump announced last week that North Korea returned the remains of 200 USA or allied service members lost in the Korean War, while the Pentagon announced on Friday it would indefinitely suspend two training exercises with South Korea. Japan started civilian evacuation drills past year as North Korea test-fired numerous missiles near, and over, some Japanese islands. "DoD remains committed to supporting the ongoing diplomatic process with the DPRK, of which there is no specific timeline", ...
  • Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World’s Ugliest Dog title

    Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World’s Ugliest Dog title

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    The bulldog and her owner, Megan Brainard , couldn't be happier. Palms are sweaty, eye movement is rapid, and the stakes are high as judges deliberate on which contestant takes home the crown of "World's Ugliest Dog". The contest is in its 30th year. While older and smaller dogs have traditionally been the best performers, this year's World's Ugliest Dog prize went to a three-year-old, 125-pound (57-kilos) Neapolitan Mastiff named Martha.
  • Saudi Oil Minister Says Women Drivers Will Boost Gasoline Demand

    Saudi Oil Minister Says Women Drivers Will Boost Gasoline Demand

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    Many women were seen driving to their offices on Sunday morning, while a few were driving on the outskirts of Riyadh to acclimatize themselves with the environment before they hit the roads . Three of the women still detained- Aziza al-Yousef, Loujain al-Hathloul and Eman al-Nafjan- are seen as icons of a larger democratic and civil rights push in the kingdom.
  • Erdogan leads early count in pivotal Turkey poll

    Erdogan leads early count in pivotal Turkey poll

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    Muharrem Ince, presidential candidate of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, takes a picture at the end of his address at an election rally in Corlu, Turkey, on June 20, 2018. He brought forward the elections from November 2019, but he reckoned without Ince, a former physics teacher and veteran CHP lawmaker, whose feisty performance at campaign rallies has galvanized Turkey's long-demoralised and divided opposition.
  • Yemen forces retake Hodeida airport

    Yemen forces retake Hodeida airport

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    The Norweigan Refugee Council said on Monday that Houthi fighters were closing all main roads to the city and had completely stopped travel on the main road linking to the capital Sana'a. A senior Houthi official, Mohammed al-Bukaiti, confirmed the fierce fighting at the Hodeida airport. "The western coast will be a swamp that drowns and finishes the forces of the invaders and the aggressors".
  • Priest filmed slapping child during baptism

    Priest filmed slapping child during baptism

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    The family's shock becomes evident when the priest slaps the baby across the face. The family remained quiet for a few moments after the incident, but then the baby is grabbed out of the priest's arms by the child's father. "I'm going to put water on the forehead, and after I'll embrace the young fellow", one user quoted the priest as saying. I'll scream louder than you, OK? People on YouTube took to the comments section to express their disapproval of the priest's behavior.