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In the news today, May 23

39 minutes ago   |   National Post

Seven stories in the news for Wednesday, May 23 -- RACHEL NOTLEY SLAMS JOHN HORGAN BEFORE MEETING Alberta Premier Rachel Notley won't be at today's meeting of the western...
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Lewis' backing of Capuano stirs ill-considered tempest

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

When Congressman John Lewis, a son of sharecroppers who was bloodied and jailed more than 40 times while becoming a civil rights legend, is portrayed as a misguided relic, it...
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Schools: BC High star hurler Mike Vasil strong in return from injury

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Yesterday afternoon could not have gone much better for the BC High baseball team. Making his first start in nearly a month due to muscle fatigue, Eagles ace Mike Vasil threw...
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Australian lawmaker accuses billionaire in UN bribe scandal

2 hours ago   |   National Post

CANBERRA, Australia - A government lawmaker has accused a China-born Australian billionaire who generously donates to Australian political parties of conspiring to bribe a top...
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Cooper University Healthcare celebrates Military Employee of the Year

5 hours ago   |   ABC

The recipient, John Chovanes, is a Lieutenant Colonel and military surgeon in the United States Army Reserve Medical Corps.
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The Case Against Rep. John Carter

5 hours ago   |   DCCC

“From surviving against all the odds when her helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan, to her work opening up jobs for women in the military, MJ Hegar has never backed down...
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UPDATE: The Case Against Rep. John Culberson

5 hours ago   |   DCCC

“Born and raised in Houston, Lizzie Fletcher has dedicated her life to service and protecting economic opportunity for the people of this community. Lizzie won her competitive...
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Rep. Nick Miccarelli has House seat moved and committee spots revoked

6 hours ago   |   The Morning Call

Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania House followed through with their plan to change seating arrangements for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct. Rep. Nick Miccarelli...
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Stacey Abrams Is One Step Closer to Becoming the Nation's First Back Woman Governor

6 hours ago   |   Time   |   4 articles

Stacey Abrams won Georgia's Democratic primary in the gubernatorial race Tuesday, becoming the state's first woman nominee for governor from either major party. If the former...
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A look at gubernatorial candidate John Cox

A look at gubernatorial candidate John Cox

7 hours ago   |   KCRA

There are two Republicans who have a shot at getting onto the November ballot in the governor's race. A recent poll shows businessman John Cox at 10 percent, which is a hair...
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Vegas casino workers OK strike that may hobble famed resorts

Vegas casino workers OK strike that may hobble famed resorts

Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job after union members voted Tuesday to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1. Read more ...

Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

The prize-winning novelist celebrated as a fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, died Tuesday night at age 85. Read more ...

Legend of Loch Ness monster will be tested with DNA samples

Legend of Loch Ness monster will be tested with DNA samples

A New Zealand scientist is leading a team to the lake next month to take samples of the murky waters to conduct DNA tests and determine what species live there. Read more ...

Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans

Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans

President Donald Trump is issuing a rallying call to opponents of abortion, encouraging them to the polls to elect conservative lawmakers. Read more ...

NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

The NFL approved a new owner for the Carolina Panthers, passed a rule to eject players who hit with their helmets, and took steps to spice up the kickoff. Read more ...

Parents go to court in attempt to kick 30-year-old son out of their home

Parents go to court in attempt to kick 30-year-old son out of their home

A 30-year-old man's parents are taking legal action against him after he refused to move out of their house, according to legal documents Read more ...

Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

The bill would help people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments. Read more ...

​Workers plugging energy wells as lava from Kilauea volcano​ flows nearby​

​Workers plugging energy wells as lava from Kilauea volcano​ flows nearby​

Authorities were racing Tuesday to close off production wells at a geothermal plant threatened by a lava flow from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island. Read more ...

Gunshots heard in background while Florida reporter talks with witness on air

Gunshots heard in background while Florida reporter talks with witness on air

Police from multiple agencies have responded to an active shooter situation in Panama City. Read more ...

Lava destroys warehouse at power plant site on Hawaii's Big Island

Lava destroys warehouse at power plant site on Hawaii's Big Island

Lava flowing from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has claimed another structure, this one close to a geothermal plant. Read more ...