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Paul is not one of the 13 senators chosen by McConnell to draft the bill. "That is not what this Republican Senate was sent here to do". "This bill is like a vampire", Ben Wikler, Washington director at Moveon.org , told the Guardian on Tuesday.
  • Anti-Sharia rallies this weekend worry Muslim leaders

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    What a powerful message that would be, even if it's not precisely the message rabble-rousers on both sides might wish to convey. These rallies are not against Sharia; they are rallies against the Muslim community. Then again, the self-styled militia members, alt-right trolls, racists, xenophobes, and misogynists who show up to events like this " March Against Sharia " are now almost indistinguishable from the people who run our country.
  • Powerball prize now 10th largest after months without winner

    Powerball prize now 10th largest after months without winner

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    If you, or someone you know, are a regular Powerball player, you may want to give those old tickets a second look. The odds of picking the winning numbers for the big prize are one in more than 200 million. Prize money can be claimed up to one year after the drawing. If you had a million dollars, what would you do with it? The lump-sum cash option on the grand prize is an estimated $235 million.
  • Hillary slams Trump over tweet on London Mayor

    Hillary slams Trump over tweet on London Mayor

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    Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway on Monday condemned what she called the media's "obsession with covering everything he says on Twitter and very little of what he does as president". We are not going to let Donald Trump divide our communities". Fielding questions after a campaign speech at the Royal United Services Institute in Whitehall, according to the Daily Mail , May was asked several times about Trump's attacks against Khan.
  • Gov. Rick Scott, Legislature agree to hold special session next week

    Gov. Rick Scott, Legislature agree to hold special session next week

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    In a memo, House Speaker Richard Corcoran tells his members he's ready to expand session to include a marijuana measure. The plan was for those differences to then be more fairly factored in to a funding formula that determines how much districts get from the state to pay for teachers' salaries and school operations.
  • IIT Madras student thrashed for organising beef fest

    IIT Madras student thrashed for organising beef fest

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    A group of eight students, belonging to the Vivekananda Study Circle, approached him, and asked, if he had participated in the beef eating event? Student seriously injured on the right eye.' He has been taken to an eye hospital in the city.
  • To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

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    This website has never big on American interventionism overseas - certainly not in its current form - but that doesn't mean we don't believe in honoring those who have fallen under the flag of our homeland. The meaning of patriotism often is questioned these days. The graves of those who died in service to our country were decorated with flowers, wreaths and flags.
  • Rain in Albany area but promises of sunlight Tuesday, Wednesday

    Rain in Albany area but promises of sunlight Tuesday, Wednesday

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    We'll then see another shot at some scattered showers and thunderstorms Saturday night across the northern third of the area. Lower humidity and slightly cooler air will push in for a couple days as morning lows return to the upper 50s to lower 60s for the next couple of mornings.
  • Artist projects words 'pay Trump bribes here' onto DC hotel

    Artist projects words 'pay Trump bribes here' onto DC hotel

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    Robin Bell, a Washington-based artist and filmmaker, says he used a video projector to splash the words across an entrance to the hotel on Monday night in protest of what he called Trump's foreign ties. However, the federal government determined in March that it was not violating its lease or the clause with the agreement because, according to them, the legal arrangements Trump set up will ensure that he gets no money from the hotel while he is in office.
  • Coast Guard Searches For Missing Plane Over Bahamas

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    Also, the Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber was assisting, along with the Customs and Border Patrol and the Royal Bahamas Defense Force, the Coast Guard said. Blumin reportedly owned the plane through a consulting company she owned, and it was traveling at about 24,000 feet when air traffic control lost contact.
  • Investigators subpoena Trump's former security adviser

    Investigators subpoena Trump's former security adviser

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    Concerns have also been raised about undisclosed payments Flynn received from the Russia-backed TV network RT, and his unregistered lobbying that may have benefited Turkey, which took place when he was advising the Trump campaign. But senior Democrats said he had recently asked the Justice Department for more resources for his Trump-Russia investigation. Russian Federation and the Trump administration deny any part in colluding on the USA election.
  • Jason Bateman FINALLY signs up for Arrested Development season 5

    Jason Bateman FINALLY signs up for Arrested Development season 5

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    Is Arrested Development Season 5 finally on its way? Around the same time, Netflix boss Ted Sarandos teased a possible fifth season, telling reporters, "We're plugging along". Find out the latest on the developing new season after the jump. Season five of Arrested Development is officially a go! In addition to Bateman, the cast included Portia de Rossi , Will Arnett , Michael Cera , Alia Shawkat , Tony Hale , David Cross , Jeffrey Tambor and Jessica Walter .
  • Bernie Sanders Can't Stop Laughing At Trump's Health Care Confession

    Bernie Sanders Can't Stop Laughing At Trump's Health Care Confession

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    It was apparently simple chit-chat, pleasantries spoken from one world leader to another when Mr Trump told Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in NY on Thursday night that "you have better health care than we do". " ObamaCare is dead! But our healthcare will soon be great", Trump tweeted on Friday. "Let us move to a Medicare-for-all system that does what every other major country on the earth does - guaranteed healthcare to all people at a fraction of the cost per capita that we spend", he ...
  • NCAA lacrosse tournament a sign of more parity

    NCAA lacrosse tournament a sign of more parity

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    Friedman Tennis Center. "Everybody stepped up. It took us a little too long to find our offensive rhythm in the first half, but once we found it in the second, we're the type of team that can go on a run, which we did". Jenna Collins, Larkin, and O'Sullivan accounted for all six of the team's assists with each player dishing out two helpers. Gabby Rosenzweig started the run with an unassisted goal from the left side.
  • SE Cupp: Kellyanne Conway is wrong about Anderson Cooper's eyeroll

    SE Cupp: Kellyanne Conway is wrong about Anderson Cooper's eyeroll

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    It turns out, the White House rep actually feels Anderson's move was sexist as she implied in an interview with Fox and Friends on Thursday. "I face sexism a lot of times when I show up for interviews like that", she added. The once ubiquitous Trump spokeswoman has been keeping a decidedly low profile in recent months - so much so that " Saturday Night Live " did a skit last week asking " Where in the World is Kellyanne Conway? ".
  • Live demo of EVM 'tampering' by AAP; BJP says 'drama'

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    Accusing that the AAP is diverting attention from the "real" issues by holding a demonstration on EVM tampering in the assembly, Maken said if we don't trust independent body like election commission, nothing is left in the country. With this code, anyone can change the result of votes for that particular machines. In a statement, the EC said: "Very simply put, any "lookalike" machine is just a different gadget, which is manifestly designed and made to function in a "tampered" manner and has ...