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Congressional Baseball Game carries on, one day after shooting

Congressional Baseball Game carries on, one day after shooting The congressman underwent another surgery Saturday, and the hospital said he was more responsive and speaking with family. Thirty-six hours after a gunman's attack on Republican lawmakers at their baseball practice, GOP and Democratic teams played their annual charity game Thursday night, determined to show unity. [Full Article...]

Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated

Activists in Syria said they had no immediate information on damage or casualties from the strikes, launched from Iran's Kurdistan and Kermanshah provinces. Last week the Senate voted 98-2 to pass new Iran sanctions targeting 1st, Iran's ballistic missile program and 2nd, the IRGC [a]. "IDF sources have been saying the operational results of the launches were a lot less impressive th... [Full Article...]

Senate close to vote on dismantle health law

Senate close to vote on dismantle health law Even so, lobbyists and lawmakers said final decisions had yet to be made on some issues, including how to make sure that health care tax subsidies Republicans would provide can not used to buy insurance that covers abortion. Moderate Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said she didn't know how she'd vote, saying, "What is the deal we have?" It will include trying to force votes aimed at drawing attenti... [Full Article...]

JD (U) to discuss support for Kovind

Privately, his party leaders admitted that the mahadalit candidate will be hard to counter. A Supreme Court lawyer, Kovind has served BJP as national spokesperson, two-time Rajya Sabha MP and most importantly as former president of its SC/ST morcha - it's his Dalit credentials that appear to have tilted the scales decisively. [Full Article...]

Daniel Day-Lewis says he's retiring from acting

Daniel Day-Lewis says he's retiring from acting A statement issued through the 60-year-old star's agent said he "will no longer be working as an actor". "He is immensely grateful to all of his collaborators and audiences over the many years", spokesperson Leslee Dart tells Variety . Seems a bit abrupt, but fans will have one more chance to see Day-Lewis's last bit of new work with the release of Phantom Thread toward the end of 2017. [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk child care

Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk child care Miami U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has been getting trolled on social media after a cringe-worthy photo of his awkward attempt to embrace the much taller Ivanka Trump popped up on political websites. "For the Republican Party, some of these issues have not traditionally been a part of our agenda", Rubio said. As far as the specifics of any legislation go, a number of proposals are in discussion,... [Full Article...]

NASA Discovers 219 New Planets with Kepler Mission; 10 Are Earth-Size

Ten of the planets are potentially rocky, close to the size of Earth and within the habitable zone of the stars they orbit - meaning they could support liquid water on their surface, Perez explained. To ensure a lot of planets weren't missed, the team introduced their own simulated planet transit signals into the data set and determined how many were correctly identified as planets. [Full Article...]

US coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea

But medical officials in OH say they see no evidence of botulism , and his father, Fred, says he doesn't believe that's what killed him. Continuing, the statement by Otto's family revealed that their son could not survive the torture dished out to him by North Korean authorities. [Full Article...]

Australia suspends air combat missions over Syria

It comes after Russian Federation threatened to target coalition warplanes in retaliation for the United States downing a Syrian government jet, and as a U.S. "I think Iran is trying to preemptively shape what a U.S. - Iran conflict would look like, keep us focused on eastern Syria and away from key Iranian interests in the west", said Jennifer Cafarella, an expert on the Syrian conflict at the ... [Full Article...]

President Trump to Announce New Cuba Policy

President Trump to Announce New Cuba Policy President Trump will announce increased restrictions toward Cuba on Friday after a almost five month review of US policy toward the island nation, delivering on a campaign promise he made to crack down on the communist regime. Under Trump's order, the Treasury and Commerce Departments will be given 30 days to begin writing new regulations and they will not take effect until they are complete. [Full Article...]

Amazon reveals a clothing service called Prime Wardrobe

Amazon reveals a clothing service called Prime Wardrobe Amazon is making things even sweeter with discounts. The service could be a way to convince more customers to buy their clothing online. By taking the hassle and regret out of returns for clothing, the same way Zappos did before it bought it, Amazon could make people much more comfortable pulling the trigger on an online apparel purchase. [Full Article...]

RIP: Prodigy of Mobb Deep

RIP: Prodigy of Mobb Deep The exact cause of death is yet to be determined. In addition to eight Mobb Deep albums - including the gold albums The Infamous , Hell On Earth , and Infamy; as well as Murda Muzik, which went platinum - Prodigy had a successful solo career, releasing seven albums since his acclaimed debut H.N.I.C. [Full Article...]

Scalise undergoes more surgery after Virginia shooting

Scalise undergoes more surgery after Virginia shooting While he's still under sedation, Sava says Scalise has responded to family members. Democrats won in an 11-2 blowout. After accepting it gracefully, Barton cracked, "Next year we won't be so nice". He confessed later that "the fear factor was horrific". Matt Mika, a former longtime congressional staffer who now works as director of government relations for Arkansas-based Tyson Foods, was sho... [Full Article...]

Diablo III: Necromancer arrives June 27

Diablo III: Necromancer arrives June 27 For those awaiting the newest Diablo 3 experience just shortly after the Necromancer beta was finished, you don't have to wait too long! Blizzard revealed today that the Rise of the Necromancer pack will be releasing for Diablo III on June 27 on PC, Xbox One , and PlayStation 4. [Full Article...]

Palestinians shot dead after Jerusalem Old City attacks

The attack occurred at two separate locations near the Damascus gate of the Old City of Jerusalem . So far, however, police spokeswoman Luba Simri said the Israeli military had not found any connection between the three attackers and any armed group. [Full Article...]

Dani Alves 'asks Juventus to cancel one-year option on contract'

Dani Alves 'asks Juventus to cancel one-year option on contract' Now Dani Alves is once more on the move and this time, it is to join his former boss Pep Guardiola , with whom he enjoyed 4 lovely years of football in Barcelona . Alves established himself as one of the top wing-backs in the world while he was playing for Guardiola at Barcelona from 2008 to 2012. The reports go on to claim that the 34-year-old is now free to hold talks with both City and ... [Full Article...]

People 'Are Missing,' Presumed Dead After London Tower Blaze

People 'Are Missing,' Presumed Dead After London Tower Blaze In a report, BBC said the number could be around 70 people in total. British officials say they are helping the Syrian family of the first officially confirmed victim of the London tower blaze - 23-year-old Mohammad Alhajali - to "travel to the these terribly sad circumstances". [Full Article...]

Tesla teases what the Model Y could look like

Tesla teases what the Model Y could look like Musk used his forum at the Computer History Museum to review highlights of Tesla's previous year and items it has in the works, answering questions sent to him via Twitter. "There is a few other things I haven't mentioned here, I'm going to..." For the second year in a row , Elon Musk used the Tesla shareholder meeting Tuesday as a platform to confess the errors his electric auto and e... [Full Article...]

Trump Confirms Being Investigated for Firing Ex-FBI Director Comey

Trump criticized an unnamed "man who told me to fire ..." An investigation on Russian interference into the 2016 election has dominated headlines since Trump took office, though the probe itself didn't focus on the President personally until recently. [Full Article...]

France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win

Les R├ępublicains and its allies were forecast to see their number of seats shrink to around 125 - low , but higher than was forecast after the poor first-round showing last week. With an overwhelming parliamentary majority, Macron can press forward with his program to rejuvenate his country. Marine Le Pen had said her father would not be welcome at the meeting of the party's leadership. [Full Article...]

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