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With cameras banned from White House press briefing, CNN sends sketch artist

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It sent veteran courtroom sketch artist Bill Hennessy to draw Sean Spicer as he briefed reporters. CNN said it “equated press briefings to a Supreme Court argument – an on-the-record event at which cameras are banned”. However Trump’s White House Press Sectary Sean Spicer has defended these procedures. Hennessy’s work isn’t exclusive to CNN. In…

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White House: Trump to sign VA accountability bill on Friday

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White House: Trump to sign VA accountability bill on Friday

“Today, we are taking a very historic action to transform the VA, and “this is only the beginning”, Trump said during an event at the White House on Friday before signing the reform measure into law, Efe news reported”. “Our veterans have fulfilled their duty to our nation and now we must fulfill our duty…

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Radio Club Hosts Field Day to Test Emergency Communication

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Members of the South Texas Amateur Radio Club met to set up field radio stations Saturday. They typically will use electrical power from generators, wind power, or solar power. This annual field day, held as usual on the fourth weekend in June, is a contest, with bragging rights, but it’s also an attempt to raise…

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Rep. Steve Scalise released from intensive care unit

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Rep. Steve Scalise released from intensive care unit

News and Fox News are reporting that Rep. Steve Scalise has been moved out of the intensive care unit as he continues to recover from a gunshot wound. In a statement on Wednesday, a spokesperson for MedStar Washington Hospital Center said Scalise will undergo “an extended period of healing and rehabilitation”. In all, five people…

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LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals

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LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals

LSU has played in the championship series once before – a 2-1 series win over Texas for the 2009 CWS national title – and have a ideal 6-0 record in all CWS championship games. “Our sports information director told the team the story of the 1989 team that had to beat a 58-5 Texas A&M…

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US Democrats look to future after dispiriting loss in Georgia election

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US Democrats look to future after dispiriting loss in Georgia election

After both parties poured millions of dollars into a special election in Georgia, Republican Karen Handel won Tuesday’s race, fending off upstart Democrat Jon Ossoff. Trump’s tweet not only implies that Pelosi hurts the Democratic Party, but it also means Trump actually agrees with some Democratic leaders, including Rep. Tim Ryan. “I’m a democrat and…

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LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals

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LSU has played in the championship series once before – a 2-1 series win over Texas for the 2009 CWS national title – and have a ideal 6-0 record in all CWS championship games. “Our sports information director told the team the story of the 1989 team that had to beat a 58-5 Texas A&M…

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US Democrats look to future after dispiriting loss in Georgia election

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US Democrats look to future after dispiriting loss in Georgia election

After both parties poured millions of dollars into a special election in Georgia, Republican Karen Handel won Tuesday’s race, fending off upstart Democrat Jon Ossoff. Trump’s tweet not only implies that Pelosi hurts the Democratic Party, but it also means Trump actually agrees with some Democratic leaders, including Rep. Tim Ryan. “I’m a democrat and…

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Illinois lawmakers meeting again to try to reach budget deal

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Rauner called the session to try to force a deal before July 1, when IL could enter its third fiscal year without a budget. Republicans want a plan that includes Rauner’s changes along with an income tax increase. “We’ve also continually urged an ongoing dialogue on the budget and governor’s agenda”. To this day since…

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Turkish authorities ban Sunday’s LGBTI Pride in Istanbul

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Turkish authorities ban Sunday’s LGBTI Pride in Istanbul

The Turkish capital’s governor, Vasip Şahin, called off Pride celebrations that were scheduled to take place on Sunday (25 June). The governor’s emphasis on public safety and order distorted the image of a planned peaceful march, they said in an online statement headlined: “We are Marching, Get Used to It”. But lesbian, gay and transgender…

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