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Kentucky Democrats pick ex-fighter pilot McGrath to challenge U.S. Senate leader McConnell

1 day ago   |   By National Post

Former fighter pilot Amy McGrath said on Tuesday she was ready to take on Senate Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after edging out a Black progressive to clinch the Democratic nomination for the seat.
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McGrath wins Kentucky Senate Democratic primary

McGrath wins Kentucky Senate Democratic primary

1 day ago   |   By WLWT

Bluegrass State's primary disrupted, modified due to COVID-19 safety concerns
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Moderate Democrat ekes out win in Kentucky Senate primary

1 day ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Amy McGrath faced a tougher-than-expected challenge from Charles Booker, who was embraced progressive in the party.
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Ex-fighter pilot McGrath to take on Republican McConnell after Kentucky primary win

1 day ago   |   By National Post

Former fighter pilot Amy McGrath said Tuesday she was ready to take on Senate Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after edging out a Black progressive to clinch the Democratic nomination for the seat.
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Amy McGrath Wins Kentucky's Contested Democratic Senate Primary, Setting Up Face-Off With Mitch McConnell

1 day ago   |   By Time

Former Marine pilot Amy McGrath overcame a bumpier-than-expected Kentucky primary to win the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination Tuesday, fending off progressive Charles Booker to set up a bruising, big-spending showdown with Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Voting ended June 23, but it took a week until McGrath could be declared the winner due to the race's tight margins and a deluge of mail-in ballots. The outcome seemed a certainty early in the campaign but became tenuous as Booker's profile surged as the Black state lawmaker highlighted protests against the deaths of...
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Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman...

Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman surfaces

Graphic video involving police and a woman at the Miami airport quickly prompted rebuke among residents and a top law enforcement official. Read more ...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when she tried to take a picture

Officials said the woman approached the bison several times before it charged. Read more ...

Trump slams House's $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative'

Trump slams House's $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative'

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Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Gov. Diego Sinhue said drug gangs appear to have been involved. Read more ...

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

A federal judge has knocked down a cornerstone border policy of President Trump's administration regarding asylum in the U.S. Read more ...

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

Firefighters said 69-year-old Donald Winters and his friends were preparing for a Fourth of July show for the weekend when something went wrong. Read more ...

Sharks still out there, experts caution ahead of holiday weekend

Sharks still out there, experts caution ahead of holiday weekend

As people across the country head to open beaches for the holiday, authorities are warning to not only take precautions amid the coronavirus pandemic but to also be on alert... Read more ...

NH Primary Source: Republican activist Plummer backs Democrat Surdukowski...

NH Primary Source: Republican activist Plummer backs Democrat Surdukowski for Executive Council

Renee Plummer is a Republican, but she's a Republican who goes her own way and isn't afraid to break the proverbial mold. Read more ...

Two drivers charged, two children injured in wreck on I-95 in Nash County

Two drivers charged, two children injured in wreck on I-95 in Nash County

A two-car crash caused parts of parts of Interstate 95 North to close near Whitakers in Nash County early Thursday morning. Read more ...

Hungary won't back EU request to add non-EU countries to safe travel list...

Hungary won't back EU request to add non-EU countries to safe travel list - Orban

Budapest will not comply with a European Union request to add non-member states to a “safe” travel list, except for Serbia, according to Hungarian PM Viktor Orban. The... Read more ...