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Ukraine gears up for high-stakes parliamentary election

23 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Sunday's vote will determine newly-elected president's tenure as he needs power in legislature to implement his agenda.
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USMCA a better deal for Dems than NAFTA

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - Here we go again. This week, President Trump appeared to renew his threat to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement if Democrats do not pass his new...
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James Comey shares the questions he'd ask former special counsel Robert Mueller at next week's hearings

James Comey shares the questions he'd ask former special counsel Robert Mueller at next week's hearings

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Former FBI director James Comey was fired by President Donald Trump on May 9, 2017. The chain of events stemming from Comey's dismissal led to the appointment of Robert Mueller...
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O'Rourke bolsters senior staff with five hires

O'Rourke bolsters senior staff with five hires

3 hours ago   |   Politico

Beto O'Rourke is expanding his national staff despite a weak fundraising quarter, adding a number of senior hires. Nick Rathod, a Democratic operative who served as President...
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Biden can't ride Obama's coattails, because Obama isn't liberal enough for today's Democratic Party

3 hours ago   |   Washington Examiner

Joe Biden frequently reminds us of his partnership with former President Barack Obama. He hopes that nostalgia for the Obama administration will help him get the Democratic...
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Following Trump's orders, Herman takes Barbasol lead

4 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   3 articles

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. - Jim Herman took the Barbasol Championship lead - with some help from President Donald Trump. Trump's regular golf partner while working as an assistant...
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Man recalls historic phone call to the moon made by President Nixon

4 hours ago   |   ABC

Dwight Chapin was in the Oval Office when former President Nixon placed the call to Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin when they set foot on the moon.
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Trump Seizes On Soggy Paper Straws As Campaign Issue: 'Make Straws Great Again'

Trump Seizes On Soggy Paper Straws As Campaign Issue: 'Make Straws Great Again'

5 hours ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

The president's reelection campaign is now selling reusable and recycled straws in their 2020 online store, because they claim "lberal paper straws don't work." (Image credit...
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NY Fed president's confusing rate-cut remarks chill Wall Street

NY Fed president's confusing rate-cut remarks chill Wall Street

5 hours ago   |   New York Post

At the end of the month, the Federal Reserve looks poised to cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade - but not as deep as some had hoped. Markets swung in...
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Trump offers to help ease tension in Japan-South Korea dispute

5 hours ago   |   Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday offered to help ease tensions in the political and economic dispute between Japan and South Korea, which threatens global supplies of...
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Parents told they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches

Parents told they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches

A Pennsylvania school district is warning that children could end up in foster care if their parents do not pay overdue school lunch bills. Read more ...

Leake takes perfect game to 9th, Mariners beat Angels 10-0

Leake takes perfect game to 9th, Mariners beat Angels 10-0

SEATTLE - Mike Leake of the Seattle Mariners lost his bid to pitch a perfect game on a leadoff single in the ninth inning by rookie Luis Rengifo, then finished off the Los... Read more ...

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

Video shows the man grappling down the balconies and railings of several floors until he got to the ground level. Read more ...

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

SEATTLE - The Los Angeles Angels gave up on their $11 million investment in Matt Harvey, designating the 30-year-old right-hander for assignment on Friday. Read more ...

Former NFL player, Super Bowl champ Mitch Petrus dies from heat stroke at age 32

Former NFL player, Super Bowl champ Mitch Petrus dies from heat stroke at age 32

The 32-year-old had been working outside all day, a coroner said. Read more ...

Braves edge Nationals on Donaldson's hit in ninth

Braves edge Nationals on Donaldson's hit in ninth

ATLANTA - Josh Donaldson's bases-loaded single off Fernando Rodney in the ninth inning lifted the Atlanta Braves over the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Friday night after Luke... Read more ...

MLB wrap: Cardinals mount comeback against Reds on 10-run inning

MLB wrap: Cardinals mount comeback against Reds on 10-run inning

The Cardinals topped the Reds 12-11 at Great American Ball Park, despite trailing 7-0 entering the sixth inning. Read more ...

Tyreek Hill cleared by NFL to return to Kansas City Chiefs roster

Tyreek Hill cleared by NFL to return to Kansas City Chiefs roster

NFL announces that it "cannot conclude" that Tyreek Hill violated the league's Personal Conduct Policy. Read more ...

Giants win 7th straight thanks to botched play by Mets

Giants win 7th straight thanks to botched play by Mets

SAN FRANCISCO - Alex Dickerson raced home from first on a botched fly ball to shallow left field with two outs in the 10th inning and the San Francisco Giants won their... Read more ...

Convenience store clerk says customers 'need to go back to their country'

Convenience store clerk says customers 'need to go back to their country'

A cashier at an Illinois convenience store is out of a job after a video showing him questioning customers' citizenship went viral. Read more ...