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Florida GOP governor candidate, 'Pitbull Trump Defender,' releases campaign video

Florida GOP governor candidate, 'Pitbull Trump Defender,' releases campaign video

WUSF News spoke to supporters and protestors outside the Florida State Fairgrounds expo hall in Tampa shortly before President Donald Trump appeared at a rally Tuesday. "The most popular person ...

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Court’s 3D Printer Ruling Does Not Halt DIY Ghost Guns

Court’s 3D Printer Ruling Does Not Halt DIY Ghost Guns

While a USA federal judge stopped a Texas based website called "Defense Distributed" from formally releasing the blueprints, it turns out some of the plans were posted online to the world anyway. ...

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Zimbabwean leader appeals for calm after election violence

Zimbabwean leader appeals for calm after election violence

Pfigu said he was optimistic on election day for the country's first vote without Mugabe, who ruled for almost four decades, on the ballot. He said: "SADC tell me, what you observing, what are you...

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California's Gov. Brown: Wildfires Are Evidence Of Changing Climate 'In Real Time'

California's Gov. Brown: Wildfires Are Evidence Of Changing Climate 'In Real Time'

Roughly 15,000 residents have been evacuated. The fire is believed to have been started by a malfunctioning vehicle on July 23. It's now ranked as the sixth most destructive wildfire in the state's ...

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Trump receives 'nice' new letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

The White House is not addressing whether Trump and Kim may again meet. "Thank you to Chairman Kim Jong Un for keeping your word & starting the process of sending home the remains of our great and...

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Tense Zimbabwe Awaits Vote Results After Troops Fire On Protestors

Tense Zimbabwe Awaits Vote Results After Troops Fire On Protestors

Harare was tense as people waited to find out the victor of the presidential election, and about 150 opposition supporters gathered outside the hotel where results are being released. The deployment o...

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North Korea touts new 'sushi' restaurant in Pyongyang

It was not the first time U.S. intelligence clashed with the president's optimism. In his response, Kim Yong-nam reportedly conveyed his government's appreciation to President Jokowi on the invitati...

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Imran Khan Planning PM Modi-Style Oath? Decision Soon, Says Official

Imran Khan Planning PM Modi-Style Oath? Decision Soon, Says Official

If the PTI decides to nominate him again for the office of the Chief Minister, he will also have to vacate the NA seat which means that the party's seats will be reduced to 109. Any potential Inter...

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Zimbabwe presidential election too close to call

Zimbabwe presidential election too close to call

She says "the atmosphere has remained peaceful" across the country and that she has not received any major complaints about how Monday's election was conducted. At one polling station in the capital H...

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Polar bear killed after attack on Arctic cruise ship guard

Polar bear killed after attack on Arctic cruise ship guard

The man was injured after the polar bear attacked him whilst he was leading a group of tourists to a remote Arctic archipelago on an apparent sightseeing tour, Norwegian authorities have confirmed. ...

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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh gets major boost with Rand Paul backing

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh gets major boost with Rand Paul backing

Manchin was one of three Democrats who voted to confirm Trump's first supreme court pick, Neil Gorsuch. In the most recent HuffPost/YouGov survey, a third of Americans say that the Supreme Court...

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US Economy Grows at 4.1 Percent Annual Rate in 2nd Quarter

US Economy Grows at 4.1 Percent Annual Rate in 2nd Quarter

Consumers - buoyed by low unemployment, low borrowing costs and recent tax cut - ramped up their spending at a 4 per cent annual pace, contributing 2.69 percentage points to second-quarter growth in ...

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Grandmother, 2 children killed in USA fire

Grandmother, 2 children killed in USA fire

In the city of Redding, which has been at the forefront of the Carr Fire, officials sounded more hopeful for the first time in days as the strong winds of the last several days abated. The children'...

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House Republicans seek impeachment of DOJ's Rosenstein

House Republicans seek impeachment of DOJ's Rosenstein

Despite pulling the articles of impeachment, Republicans may still hold a vote as to whether Rosenstein is in contempt of Congress for withholding documents. The move comes after months of criticism a...

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'Blood moon' to dazzle sky gazers for 21st Century's longest lunar eclipse

'Blood moon' to dazzle sky gazers for 21st Century's longest lunar eclipse

The totality, which, you may recall , is when the Earth's shadow covers the moon and casts the world into darkness, will last one hour and 43 minutes. "And the density of dust increasing in the atm...

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Trump 'open' to Moscow visit after Putin extends invite

She said it didn't matter to her because she hadn't planned to be there anyway. This comes just days after Putin said he is not yet ready to visit the White House , despite the clarification he...

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Sundial Bridge Covered In Ash And Debris, But Undamaged By Carr Fire

Sundial Bridge Covered In Ash And Debris, But Undamaged By Carr Fire

The director of the Springfield Symphony found himself in the middle of an evacuation from a deadly wildfire in northern California . More than 3,000 firefighters have been deployed to contain the ...

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Manafort's trial delayed until end of July

Manafort's trial delayed until end of July

Ellis will begin meeting jurors this week as scheduled. "I'm not in the theater business". Manafort is facing charges related to alleged financial crime from before he joined the Trump campaign. Acc...

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Trump Looking To Meet Putin In 2019

Trump Looking To Meet Putin In 2019

President Vladimir Putin gifted a soccer ball to US President Donald Trump during a joint press conference and summit in Helsinki . The US leader himself, under fire over plans to invite Putin...

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PPP leaders slam ECP over election irregularities

PPP leaders slam ECP over election irregularities

The battle is set to come down to three parties: Shahbaz Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari's Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Imran Khan's PTI. Though considere...

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Republicans file impeachment articles against Rosenstein - here’s why they did it

Republicans file impeachment articles against Rosenstein - here’s why they did it

The articles were introduced by Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina and Ohio's Rep. Jim Jordan , frequent critics of the Justice Department. They have expressed anger with what they say is Rosens...

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Donald Trump Hints That Cohen’s Secret Tape Was Doctored

Donald Trump Hints That Cohen’s Secret Tape Was Doctored

The tape seems to show then-candidate Trump and Cohen discussing payments to former Playboy model Karen McDougal to keep her quiet about an alleged affair with Trump, although there's been some disp...

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Daesh Reportedly Claims Responsibility for Deadly Toronto Shooting

Daesh Reportedly Claims Responsibility for Deadly Toronto Shooting

It was not immediately clear whether he shot himself dead or was killed by the police. He was later killed by police. The Greektown shooting spree comes almost three months to the day after 10 peopl...

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Israel shoots down Syrian fighter jet for entering its airspace

Israel shoots down Syrian fighter jet for entering its airspace

On Tuesday, Syrian forces reached the Golan Heights frontier for the first time in seven years. I do not know of any reports of parachutes being spotted, and we do not know if any pilots have been ret...

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Iran nuclear deal: 'Obama administration did the best they could'

Iran nuclear deal: 'Obama administration did the best they could'

Most Republicans have stayed silent on Iran following Trump's all-caps tweet warning the terrorist nation against threatening the USA again, but Graham came out in support of Trump for taking a tough...

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Former Trump campaign adviser was working with Russian government, Federal Bureau of Investigation document claims

Former Trump campaign adviser was working with Russian government, Federal Bureau of Investigation document claims

As incredible as Rosenstein's obvious conflict of interest is - asking a FISA court to issue surveillance warrants on an American presidential candidate using material provided by his principal oppo...

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Trump is real target of anti-Russian sanctions proposal, says Russian MP

Trump is real target of anti-Russian sanctions proposal, says Russian MP

She also called for protection of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference. A bare majority of 51 per cent agreed that 'the Russian government has compromising inform...

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Pakistan Race Tightens on Eve of Historic Vote

Pakistan Race Tightens on Eve of Historic Vote

Questions have also been raised about the role of the military after reports that it was given magisterial powers. In addition, the European Union Election Observation Mission (EUEOM) consisting of ...

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Syrian state television says Israel struck military post in Hama province

Syrian state television says Israel struck military post in Hama province

Since 2013, the 3,000 White Helmet volunteers - also known as the Syria Civil Defence - have worked in rebel-held areas where Syria's official emergency services do not venture. That plan was init...

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White Helmets flee to Jordan

White Helmets flee to Jordan

These are people who have saved lives and whose lives were in danger. "A few days ago, President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau and others approached me with the request to help extract f...

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'Stand your ground' law up for debate in Clearwater convenient store shooting

'Stand your ground' law up for debate in Clearwater convenient store shooting

Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri told reporters during a Friday press conference that Thursday's shooting death of Markeis McGlockton, a 28-year-old father of three, is "within the bookends of ...

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United Kingdom 'identifies' Russians suspected of nerve attack

United Kingdom 'identifies' Russians suspected of nerve attack

Ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia collapsed in the southwestern English city of Salisbury on March 4 after being exposed to the nerve agent Novichok . He was freed in a spy swap in...

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Officials raise duck boat that sank in storm, killing 17

Officials raise duck boat that sank in storm, killing 17

He has not yet been interviewed by investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board, said Keith Holloway, a spokesman for the federal agency, although other Ride the Ducks staff have. "I sa...

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Trump warns Iran of

Trump warns Iran of "consequences" in all-caps Twitter rebuke

The U.S.is trying to stop those exports through sanctions, but Iran has hinted at blocking the Strait of Hormuz-the only way ships can get from the Persian Gulf out to sea-in retaliation. "You can not...

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Trump invites Putin to United States as Democrats call for Helsinki details

Trump invites Putin to United States as Democrats call for Helsinki details

All this on top of a Europe trip in which Trump criticized North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members for not sharing mutual defense burdens and described the European Union as a trade "foe" - attac...

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