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Activists say Kurdish-led forces advance on IS-held Raqqa

Although the two countries are North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies since 1952, the relationship has never been a fully harmonious one, requiring compromises and tolerance for behavior the other party opposed, or at least did not support (for ex...

Texas Legislature passes ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities'

Currently, these are legally optional and allow law enforcement officers to evaluate detainer requests on a case by case basis. House Bill 2899 would ban political subdivisions, including school districts, from enacting or enforcing policies to pro...

Miocic 2nd UFC heavyweight defense is rematch vs. Dos Santos

Miocic will try Saturday night to become only the fifth UFC heavyweight fighter to defend his title twice. The latest news at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) front is the much-anticipatedSaturday night mixed martial arts fight between...

No. 11 Auburn defeats DePaul in first round of NCAA Tournament

After almost a 15-minute scoring draught, Shoemaker found Jackson in the middle for a goal as Virginia took a 5-1 lead with 4:42 to play in the half. Last year, while bothered by a stress fracture in her foot, Newborn was 10-17 in singles and 11-...

GOP lawmaker cautions health care bill is Obamacare 'tweak'

But the health care debate has already produced a political miracle: It has made Obamacare broadly popular for nearly the first time in its seven-year existence. "Cuts to Medicaid and the elimination of the Essential Plan could result in more tha...

Here's What We Learned From Former Acting AG Sally Yates' Senate Hearing

Trump signed the ban on January 27, the same day Yates met for a second time with White House counsel Donald McGahn about National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Recall that Gen. Flynn had formerly ...

Ex-French PM Valls wants to be part of Macron's En Marche!

Rivals who backed Macron to counter National Front candidate Marine Le Pen in the presidential runoff are now setting their sights on defeating him in the June parliamentary elections. Instead, he created a "movement" called En Marche! It's more ...

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Alfred Angelo Bridal Chain Reportedly Closing, Brides Scrambling

Plus, David's Bridal is also waiving their rush fees on alterations to ensure that you make it to your wedding day hemmed, tailored, and dressed to the nines-even with a tight ...

'Gandhi-style' Liu Xiaobo dies of advanced liver cancer

She did say, however, police were still investigating the booksellers' cases. A bill to change the address of the embassy from "3505 International Place" to "1 Liu Xiaobo Plaza...

Novak Djokovic retires from Wimbledon with arm injury

When Raonic opened up an early lead in the tiebreak it looked as though Federer might drop his first set of the tournament. Asked if he had considered taking time off during th...

What Is Net Neutrality And Why Should You Care?

If we take our hypothetical Trumpista ISP owner, they could make a site like Breitbart load in a flash, while the Washington Post is blocked - or not blocked, but throttled so ...

GOP health care plan hurts small business owners

Alabama now has 480,000 children on Medicaid , representing more than 40 percent of the state's kids, Ernest says . This plan was a huge financial safety net, and allowed me to ...

Sexton hardly surprised by Jordie Barrett's selection

The tour reaches its climax when Lions play the last of their 10 matches at Eden Park on Saturday, taking on the world champion All Blacks in a mouthwatering Third test to de...

US Prepared to Defend Against North Korean Attack, China Defends North Korea

Schiller noted the example of Russia's latest submarine-launched missile, the Bulava. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un reportedly oversaw the launch and said the projectile was "a...

Be safe, smart with fireworks on holiday

Unless you're a professional, fireworks are illegal to set off in both OH and West Virginia, with the exception of sparklers and bang-snaps and other very small novelties. Exa...

Cities plan celebration to light up everybody's Fourth

Neenah - Tuesday, July 4 , 2017 at Riverside Park. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Steamboat Springs; steamboatchamber.com. For more information, visit www.orientyc.com . Feature...

Democrats' real problem is that Nancy Pelosi is their true face

When President Trump, for example, announced US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord - a voluntary agreement that promised only to reduce the average global temperature by jus...

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Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidate

As long as the Democrats want to keep her at the top, I say to them, "Go for it". That's because they think she helps them win elections. Big donors to the party's congressiona...

White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

Rep. Tim Ryan , D-Ohio, on Thursday criticized Pelosi , saying that the Democratic brand is more toxic than Trump's , which he said has led to Democratic losses in electio...

Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

The 66-year-old was from Belleville , Illinois , a small city just across the Mississippi River from the city of St Louis, Missouri. The Daily Beast is reporting that Hodgkin...

Gergen: Special election victories show Trump could beat Dems in 2020

But it was demoralizing for Democrats, who also lost a special election in neighboring SC . The ultra-liberal House minority leader was featured in numerous GOP ads linking he...

Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses

Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses

Republican candidate for Georgia's 6th District Congressional seat Karen Handel declares victory during an election-night watch party Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Atlanta. "A loss...

After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching

The commander-in-chief then posted a third tweet , writing "Congratulations to Karen Handel on her big win in Georgia 6th". She became Georgia's first female Republican Cong...

In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation

In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation

As U.S. Adds Troops in Afghanistan, Trump's Strategy Remains UndefinedLike past presidents, no clear definition of victory. Gingrich, a Trump ally and confidant, said he me...

Ward stuns Kovalev in eighth to defend titles

Ward stuns Kovalev in eighth to defend titles

Ward improved to 32-0 as he held onto 3 of the 4 major boxing belts in the 175-pound fight . And any efforts to generate buzz this week were dashed when Floyd Mayweather Jr. W...

Trump '100 Percent' Willing To Testify Under Oath About Comey Conversations

Trump '100 Percent' Willing To Testify Under Oath About Comey Conversations

Standing with the president of Romania, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partner, Trump at last confirmed his commitment to the alliance's mutual defense pact, Article 5, ut...