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Capitol police arrest protesters outside McConnell's office

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Protestors filled the hallway in the Russell Senate office building. The protest was organized by ADAPT , a national disability rights organization. McConnell's office referred to Capitol Police for comment. Halvorson, who has muscular dystrophy and uses a wheelchair, says she did not resist arresting officers because she uses a breathing machine and did not want to risk her health. Read More »

Manson follower, longest-serving female inmate, seeks parole

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She was found to be unsuitable for release and was issued a five-year denial. Krenwinkel was convicted of seven counts of first-degree murder in 1971 for participating with fellow Manson family members Charles "Tex" Watson and Leslie Van Houten in the killings of the seven-months-pregnant actress Sharon Tate , Thomas Jay Sebring, Abigail Ann Folger, Wojciech Frykowski and Steven Earl Parent on August 9, 1969, and grocers Leno and Rosemary La Bianca the following day. Read More »

Sheriff: Inmates who helped deputy to get shorter sentences

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The deputy's family also prepared a special lunch for them. "We turned him over and made sure that he was okay". Another inmate grabbed the officer's phone and dialed 911. "They really stepped up in a time of crisis and they showed it". The Times says none of the inmates was doing time for violent crimes. "That really speaks a lot about my officers too, how they treat these inmates". Read More »

Ritz-Carlton Launching Cruise Line

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The Ritz-Carlton will bring its signature style and service to the seas in 2019 with three lavish cruising yachts. The Ritz-Carlton Yachts will debut in 2019. Rendering of the marina on a Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection yacht. Ports like Capri, Portofino, St. Barths and Cartagena are planned, with a relaxed pace that includes overnight stays. Read More »

City honours former Mayor Thompson

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Former Winnipeg mayor Susan Thompson now has a permanent place at city hall. As the City of Winnipeg's first female Council Speaker, Councillor Devi Sharma originally proposed the concept of renaming the building previous year, as a way to recognize the important role of women in politics and to mark the 100th Anniversary of women's first right to vote in Canada. Read More »

Okogie selected for US U19 world championship team

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This was done by committee, and it went back and forth. As a sophomore, Langford led New Albany to a state championship. We went to midnight and we still couldn't make the final decision, we had to sleep on it. From 1979 to 2007, the event was held every four years, before being contested every two years beginning in 2009. Wiley averaged 8.8 points and 4.7 rebounds per game as a freshman for Auburn. Read More »

Gunman forces family to shop at Durham Target

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After Owens made them get in their vehicle with him and drive to ATMs for cash, he allegedly had the driver go to Target, where he and the entire family proceeded to purchase clothing and gift cards. when a man armed with a gun approached them and asked for money. Police responded to a robbery call on Morehead Avenue at 6:45 a.m. He is being held in the Durham County jail on $1 million bail. Read More »

Texas woman getting a 'Melania Makeover' via plastic surgery

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Previously, he said, women wanted more the "Ivanka" look. Now they have a new idol. "I want to feel like the first lady that I know I am inside", said Sierra. In November, Nightline followed two other women from Texas, Tiffany Taylor and Jenny Stuart, who spent thousands of dollars in order to steal Ivanka Trump's look. Read More »

After taking aim at Qatar, Trump urges Arab unity

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Qatar has denied the allegations. Russian President Vladimir Putin has said in a new documentary, "The Putin Interviews", that he owes his stability in part to the fact that he's a man. The State Department had said the U.S. learned only at the last minute about the Arab nations' plan to cut ties. "The time had come to call on Qatar to end its funding - they have to end that funding - and its extremist ideology in terms of funding", Mr Trump said. Read More »

DNC shrugged off help from authorities over email hack

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told a congressional panel on Wednesday he wasn't informed for months that Russian hackers had broken into computer systems at the Democratic National Committee - which blithely shrugged off help from federal authorities. Read More »

"Take Your Dog to Work Day" is Friday

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This year, the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society hopes to change that by encouraging employers to experience the joy of pets in the workplace and support our local pet community. Employment website Reed.co.uk recently estimated that eight per cent of employees in Britain have permission to bring their dogs to work. Pet owners will need to print out this coupon or show the copy of the coupon on their mobile device for their dog to eat for free. Read More »

Heat wave boosts burns in Phoenix as pavement, cars scald

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A major California utility is urging customers to conserve electricity amid an extreme heat wave. A National Weather Service heat advisory is in effect until Thursday at 9 p.m. Firefighters are battling at least 15 wildfires, including one that forced an evacuation and damaged at least six buildings in a town south of Tucson known for its wineries. Read More »

2017's Gamescom will be opened by German Chancellor Angela Merkel

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The event is the largest video game trade show in the world, attracting 345,000 visitors from around the world past year. A representative for BIU told Polygon that the company could not provide further details at this point, except to confirm that Merkel will appear on August 22, the opening day of this year's show. Read More »

Norwegian adds Argentina to low-priced long-haul network

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Norwegian CEO Bjorn Kjos said: "From Europe, the USA, Asia and now South America, our long-haul network is going global and the United Kingdom will continue to be at the heart of our ambitious plans for expansion". Mr Kjos raised the prospect of Norwegian flying to other destinations in the region, including Brazil and Chile. "From Europe, the USA, Asia and now South America, our long-haul network is going global and the United Kingdom will continue to be at the heart of our ambitious plans ... Read More »

Consent, discord and debut of France's 'new boy — European Union summit

He also mentioned that he would not allow USA neo-conservatism to seep into France and French policy will be aimed at stability in Syria, rather than getting into a Libya-style conflict and failed state where terrorists flourish. May will discuss the matter at the summit's evening session. Michel wrote in a Twitter message: "It's time for action and certainty. You may say I am a dreamer but I'm not the only one". Read More »

Merkel urges European Union to stick together after Brexit talks launched

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In a joint press conference with his British counterpart David Davis, Barnier said that they have agreed on the dates and on the priorities of the talks . But it must be done in a way that works for Britain. Their early priority will be to reassure the estimated 4.5 million European and British nationals living in each others' countries that they won't be forced to leave their homes or find new jobs after Brexit . Read More »

Four Indians released by Pakistan

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Four Indian prisoners have been released by Pakistan and reached India on Thursday. Four Indian prisoners released by Pakistan crossed over to India on Thursday afternoon, the External Affairs Ministry said. Details of the offences for which they were imprisoned were not immediately available. "Why do you think I met three times the Prime Minister of Pakistan and two times the Prime Minister of India", Mr Guterres had said with laughter in NY, responding to a question during a press ... Read More »

May Strikes Conciliatory Tone On Brexit As EU Summit Begins

Although the tally of bills unveiled by the Queen was not particularly small, critics said that aside from Brexit it presented only a lightweight agenda to cover two years, rather than the usual one. "The PM will give an update to the other member states on the UK's Brexit plans following the beginning of the negotiations this week", a Downing Street spokesman said. Read More »

This Isn't Quite the American Health Care Act

Their opposition would put the bill in jeopardy , since Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell could lose only two Republican senators and still pass the legislation. The so-called individual mandate - aimed at keeping insurance markets solvent by prompting younger, healthier people to buy policies - has always been one of the GOP's favorite targets. Read More »

Britain's Prince Philip released from hospital after treated for infection

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He seemed in fine shape Tuesday afternoon at the Royal Ascot horse races, wearing a formal suit and top hat despite sweltering heat at an outing with the queen and senior family members. The Duke and Queen Elizabeth both came down with a bout of the flu before the Christmas holiday, but they recovered and were able to go about their travel plans, rescheduling them for a few days later. Read More »

Trump meets wireless, drone executives on new technologies

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Trump met Monday with tech executives including Apple chief executive Tim Cook and Amazon.com chief executive Jeff Bezos to discuss ways to make the federal government more efficient. The agenda featured working sessions on issues including cybersecurity, big data, fraud detection, artificial intelligence and cloud computing, according to a White House document outlining the program. Read More »

Philippines, neighbors to jointly fight militants amid siege

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On May 23, about 500 militants, including about 40 Indonesian, Malaysian and other foreigners, stormed the business district of Marawi, a lakeside center of the Islamic faith in the largely Roman Catholic country's south, taking a Roman Catholic priest and other hostages, occupying buildings and installing IS-style black flags. Read More »

Chad recalls ambassador from Qatar amid Gulf crisis

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Already, Etihad, Emirates and Flydubai have announced that they have suspended flights to and from Doha with effect from 6 June and the land border between Saudi Arabia and Qatar has been closed. It provides a haven to anti-Western groups such as the Afghan Taliban, Palestinian Hamas and Algeria's Islamic Salvation Front. And a State Department official said an approved but pending sale of F-15 fighter planes to Qatar hasn't been affected. Read More »

Backed Syrian forces close in on Raqqa from south

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The United States is inching closer to involvement in the Syrian civil war after US forces shot down a Syrian fighter jet on Sunday. As the USA has intensified its fight against IS in Syria, Assad and his trusted allies of Russian Federation and Iran are increasingly asserting themselves. Read More »

Hundreds mourn student who'd been held in North Korea

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She finds some peace knowing he made it back to OH before he died Monday . "I believe we must now have the perception that North Korea is an irrational regime ", Moon told CBS television. "Today we're seeing the good, and the love that will be expressed through this outpouring of support for Otto and his family", Portman said. Anchor: Ahead of the South Korea-U.S. Read More »