• Judge denies request to restart Shkreli jury selection
Judge denies request to restart Shkreli jury selection

The former pharmaceutical CEO, who became a pariah after raising the cost of a life-saving drug 5,000 percent, has been preening for cameras and trolling on social media, potentially complicating his defense. Some of the potential jurors had actually been personally affected by Shkreli's controversial business decision, having taken Darprim, the dr...

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  • Edgar Wright Refuses to Watch Ant-Man
Edgar Wright Refuses to Watch Ant-Man

There's nothing like slowing down and enjoying a casual night at the movies , particularly when the film is as high-energy as Baby Driver . For the record, it's important to note that " Baby Driver " is not a sequel to last spring's animated kiddie toon " Boss Baby " - or of any other movie about talking infants, for that matter.

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  • Home Prices Mount at Slower Pace
Home Prices Mount at Slower Pace

Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices , the continuing rise in prices raises concerns of another housing crisis. He said increased construction, a low rate of mortgage defaults and manageable household debt should prevent a crash. The inventory of homes for sale stood at 11,615 last month, which is...

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  • Bernie Sanders Absolutely Unloads on Senate Republicans' 'Barbaric' Health Care Bill
Bernie Sanders Absolutely Unloads on Senate Republicans' 'Barbaric' Health Care Bill

The site stated that " Jane Sanders overstated donation amounts in a bank application for a $6.7 million loan that was used by the college to purchase a prime 33-acre property on Lake Champlain in 2010". "I don't care what your political view is", Sanders said . The letter alleged that to secure a $10 million loan and execute her grand plan to ...

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  • Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest
Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest

While the president said he believed Mr Mueller was an "honourable man", he also pointed out that he was friends with Mr Comey, the man controversially fired by the president last month. " Lordy, I hope there are tapes ", Comey declared at a congressional hearing. I mean, the whole thing is ridiculous if you want to know the truth from that standpo...

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  • Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia
Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

Last June, torrential rains in West Virginia claimed 23 lives and memories of that disaster remained fresh at somber ceremonies honoring the dead. A tornado was reported on Thursday near Birmingham, Alabama, destroying several buildings and injuring at least four people, according to the National Weather Service and local media.

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  • Texas mom arrested after children die in hot vehicle
Texas mom arrested after children die in hot vehicle

Officials say that Randolph was trying to teach her daughter a lesson. Parker County Sheriff's Capt. Mark Arnett told CNN that according to the mother, the children were playing in a back room of their home when they disappeared. Police said Randolph changed her story several times before admitting fault in her the kids' tragic deaths. Auth...

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  • Former AG Loretta Lynch under Senate scrutiny over Clinton email probe
Former AG Loretta Lynch under Senate scrutiny over Clinton email probe

In April, The New York Times reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation came into possession of a batch of hacked documents, one of which was said to be authored by a "Democratic operative who expressed confidence that Ms". Comey's extraordinary action to announce the end of the investigation was a break from Justice Department protocol,...

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  • Batinick on budget impasse: 'Everyday the situation becomes more and more dire'
Batinick on budget impasse: 'Everyday the situation becomes more and more dire'

Republicans said they weren't doing anything Democrats haven't also done for years. The Multi-State Lottery Association last week said it would drop IL at the end of the month if there is no state budget agreement, according to a report.

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  • Scalise upgraded to fair condition a week after shooting
Scalise upgraded to fair condition a week after shooting

It happened while Republican congressmen were practicing for the annual Congressional Baseball Game. Brooks told CNN that he was contacted by Capitol Police and told his name and office number were on the list. "No context was included on this paper, however, a review of Hodgkinson's web searches in the months prior to the shooting revealed onl...

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  • Hot Weather, Possible Storms in Seminole's Forecast Wednesday
Hot Weather, Possible Storms in Seminole's Forecast Wednesday

Wind gusts in excess of 60 miles per hour and hail up to one inch in diameter will be the primary threats with any severe thunderstorms that develop. While chances are at 60% that the area sees thunderstorm activity, any that are able to develop and move through will likely have what they need to become severe.

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  • Trademarks can now be as offensive as you want, Supreme Court rules
Trademarks can now be as offensive as you want, Supreme Court rules

In the Slants case, government officials argued that the law did not infringe on free speech rights because the band was still free to use the name even without trademark protection. In 2014, the trademark for the Washington Redskins football team was cancelled after Native Americans complained that the word "redskins" was offensive .

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  • Trump administration amends travel ban date to keep legal battle alive
Trump administration amends travel ban date to keep legal battle alive

Federal judges in Maryland and Hawaii blocked Trump's 90-day ban on travellers from Libya , Iran , Somalia , Sudan , Syria and Yemen . "President Trump knows that the country he has been elected to lead is threatened daily by terrorists who believe in a radical ideology, and that there are active plots to infiltrate the U.S.

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  • Baseball gunman had list of GOP lawmakers
Baseball gunman had list of GOP lawmakers

The Congressman had been awake initially but, due to severe bleeding, had gone into shock by the time he arrived at the hospital. "I think that his risk of death right now is substantially lower than when you came in", Sava said. "We all owe Steve a big, big thank you". The rifle blast left possibly hundreds of bullet fragments that the doctor sa...

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  • Jury finds Minnesota officer not guilty in shooting death of Philando Castile
Jury finds Minnesota officer not guilty in shooting death of Philando Castile

The aftershock of the killing was live-streamed by Castile's fiancée, who sat in the passenger seat at the time of the shooting. Minnesota Democratic governor Mark Dayton also weighed in, saying he did not think the shooting would have happened if Mr Castile had been white.

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  • Who are the heroes of the attack on GOP lawmakers?
Who are the heroes of the attack on GOP lawmakers?

Griner and Special Agent David Bailey engaged the gunman and shot him dead. Republican lawmakers who survived the rampage at an early morning baseball practice say things would have been much worse if a pair of Capitol Hill police hadn't been there - and credited them for saving lives.

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  • Pelosi: GOP More to Blame than Democrats for Harsh Political Discourse
Pelosi: GOP More to Blame than Democrats for Harsh Political Discourse

Scalise dragged himself off the infield leaving a trail of blood as colleagues rushed to his assistance. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the members of Congress , their staffs, Capitol Police, first responders and all others affected". In the Thursday interview, Ryan said he wanted to find more opportunities for Republicans and Democrats to "...

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  • Vice President Pence Hires Outside Lawyer To Deal With Russia Inquiries
Vice President Pence Hires Outside Lawyer To Deal With Russia Inquiries

Pence hired outside counsel to represent him before congressional inquiries and federal investigation headed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller . Richard previously served as Virginia attorney general and USA attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.

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  • UPS says employee shoots, injures 4 at San Francisco center
UPS says employee shoots, injures 4 at San Francisco center

In 2014, a man shot and killed two of his supervisors before turning the gun on himself at a UPS distribution centre in Birmingham, Alabama. SFPD officers blocked off several streets around 320 San Bruno Ave. He reopened after he saw police had blocked off an area around the UPS building, which is about a block from his shop. The Special Ops cont...

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  • Texas Congressman's Staffer Among Those Wounded In Shooting
Texas Congressman's Staffer Among Those Wounded In Shooting

Williams , who has been playing on the Republicans' congressional baseball team for a decade, witnessed the shooting, but was not shot himself, although he sustained injuries while attempting to escape the shooter, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson .

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  • Probe into Russian meddling heating up with AG testimony
Probe into Russian meddling heating up with AG testimony

If he says yes, it could be an indication there are additional reasons for his recusal, beyond a few meetings with the Russian ambassador, that are not known publicly. The Justice Department has said that while Sessions was there, for a speech by Trump, there were no meetings or private encounters. James Lankford of Oklahoma, "releasing his memos...

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  • Trump travel ban dealt another blow, faces high court next
Trump travel ban dealt another blow, faces high court next

The administration said it would seek further review at the U.S. Supreme Court, as it has already done with a ruling against the travel ban by another appeals court last month. "It does not provide any link between an individual's nationality and their propensity to commit terrorism or their inherent dangerousness". "The Order does not tie thes...

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  • North Korea may be close to launching an ICBM
North Korea may be close to launching an ICBM

Last year, the North tested around two dozen missiles and two nuclear weapons, with the reclusive regime claiming that it can now mount a nuclear weapon on a ballistic missile. "The distance between our country and NY is about 10,400 kilometers [6,462 miles]", said the Rodong Sinmun . Apparently, with every new test, North Korea is getting clo...

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  • Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs
Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs

Senator Angus King (I- ME) grilled the intel chiefs testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee today about why they weren't answering any of the questions being posed to them. During California Democratic Sen. "The committee requested a hearing on the re-authorization of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act - a ...

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  • Texas deputy put on leave after fatal confrontation
Texas deputy put on leave after fatal confrontation

Gonzales said that no one has been charged in the incident, which took place on May 28. Jack Carroll , the attorney for the person who recorded the video, said the man restraining Hernandez used an illegal chokehold. Hernandez was hospitalized after the incident and died three days later. He's drunk.' He wasn't in any position to fight. It "was ...

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  • Russians Charged With Racketeering (And Selling 10000 Pounds Of Stolen Chocolate)
Russians Charged With Racketeering (And Selling 10000 Pounds Of Stolen Chocolate)

The group allegedly trafficked stolen goods, including chocolate, cigarettes, and various narcotics. The individuals who have been arrested are allegedly members of a nationwide scheme led by Razhden Shulaya and Zurab Dzhanashvili , the leaders of the so-called 'Shulaya Enterprise'.

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  • Powerball lottery jackpot hits $435 million after no one wins Wednesday night
Powerball lottery jackpot hits $435 million after no one wins Wednesday night

Saturday's drawing is the largest single jackpot since a $435.3 million prize was won on February 22 and the twentieth drawing since the Powerball was last won on April 1. Powerball tickets are sold in 44 states, as well as Washington, D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Averitt beat the odds of 1 in 11,688,053 to win his prize! Mo...

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  • Trump goes to Twitter to undermine own case in travel ban case
Trump goes to Twitter to undermine own case in travel ban case

The Justice Department's June 1 petition for Supreme Court review of the en banc opinion of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, holding the travel ban to violate the First Amendment, emphasizes the Trump administration's core argument that the 4th Circuit erred in considering the president's motives.

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  • House Intel chair Devin Nunes retains subpoena power in Russian Federation inquiry
House Intel chair Devin Nunes retains subpoena power in Russian Federation inquiry

But some Republicans say he never fully recused himself but just stepped aside briefly from the Russian Federation probe and that these unmasking subpoenas are separate from the Russian Federation investigation. Nunes followed suit hours later, tweeting: "Seeing a lot of fake news from media elites and others who have no interest in violati...

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  • 12-year-old crowned champion of Scripps National Spelling Bee
12-year-old crowned champion of Scripps National Spelling Bee

The Spelling Bee competition is not only limited to the states of the U.S., despite being titled the US Scripp National competition, but is an open arena to kids from all over the world, at their time to shine. "I'm really excited and happy to see she won". Here are some memorable words from Thursday's final rounds of the bee. She's the 13th consec...

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