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 2021-08-01 15:50 

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Anger as top US Republican jokes about hitting Pelosi...

The top Republican in the US House of Representatives faced calls to apologize or resign Sunday after joking about hitting speaker Nancy Pelosi in the head with a gavel....

 2021-08-01 11:49 

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Lilly King on doping at Olympics: 'A lot of people here that should not be here'...

Days after teammate Ryan Murphy strongly hinted at displeasure with Russian athletes being allowed to compete in Tokyo, King did the same....

 2021-08-01 04:14 

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Schumer: Senators will 'get the job done' on infrastructure...

Unable to produce the final text of a nearly $1 trillion infrastructure bill, the Senate wrapped up a rare Saturday session making little visible progress on the legislative package, but Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer vowed the work would get done. ...

 2021-07-31 20:36 

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U.S. COVID-19 residential eviction ban set to expire at midnight...

On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives adjourned without reviewing the tenant protections after a Republican congressman blocked a bid to extend it by unanimous consent until Oct. 18. The U.S. Senate was in session Saturday but leaders gave no indic...

 2021-07-31 14:52 

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Paul campaign: missed campaign filing deadline not uncommon...

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul's office said it has "always attempted to comply" with finance regulations after Paul's former presidential campaign was fined by federal officials this week. Paul's 2016 presidential campaign committee was fine...

 2021-07-31 02:41 

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France beats Iran for unbeaten run through basketball pool...

Thomas Heurtel scored 16 points and France completed an unbeaten run through Olympic men's basketball group play with a 79-62 victory over Iran on Saturday. Timothe Luwawu Cabarrot added 12 points and Nando de Colo had 10 poins, five rebounds and five...

 2021-07-31 00:51 

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Olympics Latest: Hong Kong star injured, won't swim 50 free...

Hong Kong's rising star Siobhn Haughey has withdrawn from the semifinals of the 50-meter freestyle at the Olympics because of a hip injury. The 23-year-old swimmer earned a silver medal in the 100-meter freestyle on Friday, to go with the silver she w...

 2021-07-30 23:53 

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U.S. Anti-Doping chief rips Olympic leaders for 'farce' Russia punishment...

Travis Tygart, the CEO of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, slammed the International Olympic Committee over its farcical ban of Russia....

 2021-07-30 20:52 

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US takes ownership of ship suspected in N. Korea oil scheme...

A tanker ship allegedly used in an illegal scheme to smuggle oil to North Korea has a brand-new owner: the U.S. government. "The Courageous is permanently out of service," Manhattan U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss said in a statement. Prosecutors say...

 2021-07-30 18:29 

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US bids 'do svidaniya' to Russian staff at Moscow embassy...

THIS IS EMBARGOED UNTIL I CALL OR ADVISE IT CAN BE RELEASED. The United States said Friday it has laid off nearly 200 local staffers working for its diplomatic missions in Russia ahead of an Aug. 1 deadline set by the Kremlin for their dismissal. Secretar...

 2021-07-30 18:18 

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Trump's tax returns must be released to Congress, DOJ says...

The Treasury Department...

 2021-07-30 17:31 

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U.S. Justice Dept says IRS must provide former President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress...

The U.S. Justice Department on Friday ordered the Internal Revenue Service to hand over former President Donald Trump's tax returns to a House of Representatives committee, saying the panel has offered...

 2021-07-30 17:15 

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'Just say that the election was corrupt': Handwritten notes show Trump pushed DOJ to back voter fraud claims...

Handwritten notes released Friday show Donald Trump instructed Justice Department leadership to back false claims that the election was stolen....

 2021-07-30 16:50 

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Call notes show Trump urged DOJ to declare election "corrupt" and "leave the rest to me"...

Then-President Trump pressed top Justice Department officials in a December phone call to...

 2021-07-30 14:50 

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Texas congressman sworn in after beating Trump-backed rival...

Texas Republican Jake Ellzey was sworn in to the House on Friday, days after winning a special election in which he defeated his predecessor's widow, who was backed by former President Donald Trump. Trump continues to hold tremendous sway over the GOP...

 2021-07-30 13:50 

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Russia blames space station lab incident on software failure...

A Russian space official on Friday blamed a software problem on a newly docked science lab that briefly knocked the International Space Station out of position. The space station lost control of its orientation for 47 minutes on Thursday, when Russia'...

 2021-07-30 13:49 

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Why is the UK facing a HGV driver shortage and what could it mean for consumers?...

The UK is facing a lorry driver shortage due to the 'double whammy' of Brexit and the pandemic....

 2021-07-30 12:44 

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Los Angeles air traffic control warns 'jetpack guy is back'...

The FBI is investigating what one commercial airline pilot said might have been an airborne person with a jetpack, high in the busy skies near Los Angeles International Airport. The Los Angeles Times reported that the Boeing 747 pilot radioed to report &#...

 2021-07-30 12:40 

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Belarus leader would 'not hesitate' to invite Russian troops if needed...

Belarus would not hesitate to invite Russian troops if needed, President Alexander Lukashenko said on Friday, although he said there was no need for them now. Russia has maintained close military and economic ties with its ally Belarus, even as Western co...

 2021-07-30 12:24 

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Hong Kong Court Hands Nine Year Sentence to First Protester Convicted under National Security Law...

Tong Ying-kit, the first Hong Kong resident convicted of...

 2021-07-30 10:26 

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Olympics-Judo-Czech Krpalek wins men's +100 kg category...

Czech Lukas Krpalek won the Olympic gold medal in the men's judo +100 kg category on Friday, defeating Guram Tushishvili of Georgia in the final. Bronze medals went to Teddy Riner of France and Tamerlan Bashaev of the Russia Olympic Committee....

 2021-07-30 10:16 

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Ryan Murphy had to call out Olympic doping because authorities refused to punish Russia for it...

A reporter accused Murphy of ruining a Russian swimmer's moment. But how many moments have IOC and others allowed to be tinged by Russia's participation?...

 2021-07-30 10:11 

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US swimmer accuses Russia's Rylov of doping in Olympics row...

American Ryan Murphy accused Evgeny Rylov of doping after he was beaten by the Russian in the Olympic 200m backstroke on Friday, sparking an angry denial from Moscow....

 2021-07-30 10:01 

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GOP senator 'outraged' U.S. pole vaulter out of Olympics due to positive Covid test...

"This is an injustice that can still be rectified if the Olympic Committee will be fair," Republican Wicker declared on the Senate floor Thursday....

 2021-07-30 07:24 

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Hong Kong: First person sentenced under security law gets nine years jail...

Tong Ying-kit is the first to be convicted under Hong Kong's controversial national security law....

 2021-07-30 07:01 

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U.S. rower vents after Russians win silver medal, says they 'shouldn't even be here'...

Watching Russia win silver was...

 2021-07-30 06:15 

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First US evacuation flight brings 200 Afghans to new home...

The first flight evacuating Afghan interpreters and others who worked alongside Americans in Afghanistan landed early Friday at Washington Dulles International Airport, according to an internal U.S. government document and a commercial flight tracking ser...

 2021-07-30 06:09 

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Congress passes bill to fund Capitol security, Afghan visas...

Congress has overwhelmingly passed emergency legislation that would bolster security at the Capitol, repay outstanding debts from the violent Jan. 6 insurrection and increase the number of visas for allies who worked alongside Americans in the Afghanistan...

 2021-07-30 04:01 

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Bidders scarce for FEMA-funded project...
 2021-07-30 02:59 

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Kim stresses military preparations ahead of US-SKorea drills...

North Korea said Friday that leader Kim Jong Un called for stronger capability to cope with any foreign provocation as he met with military officers ahead of annual drills next month between South Korea and the United States that Pyongyang views as an inv...

 2021-07-30 02:11 

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Olympics-Swimming-McKeon of Australia wins women's 100m freestyle gold...

Emma McKeon of Australia won the gold medal in the women's 100m freestyle at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday. Siobhan Haughey Of Hong Kong won the silver and Cate Campbell of Australia took the bronze. Editing by Nick Mulvenney....

 2021-07-30 00:48 

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McConnell urges public support for Sinema in private conversations...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is urging his fellow Republicans to buck up Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona — a Democrat, sources familiar with the conversations tell Axios.Why it matters: Republicans view Sinema and her moderate Democ...

 2021-07-29 22:23 

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First group of evacuated Afghan interpreters to arrive in US...

The evacuations are part of Operation Allies Refuge as the US military mission in Afghanistan ends....

 2021-07-29 21:58 

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FBI says FedEx shooting not hate crime, Indianapolis Sikhs still want answers...

"It's certainly difficult for anyone in this position ... to consider that an investigation can be closed without knowing the answer to why this happened," one Sikh advocate said....

 2021-07-29 18:12 

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Russia's Nauka space module experiences problem after docking with ISS - RIA...

Russian astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) informed mission control in Moscow on Thursday about a problem with the new Russian Nauka module after it docked at the station a few hours earlier, RIA news agency reported. The astronauts f...

 2021-07-29 17:54 

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McCarthy, Democrats continue feud over mask requirement...

A day after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called him a "moron" over his objection to the return of a mask requirement on Capitol Hill, the House minority leader responded by saying Pelosi needs to "understand the science" surrounding the mand...

 2021-07-29 16:55 

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House Freedom Caucus calls for removal of Cheney, Kinzinger from Republican conference...

Freedom Caucus leader Rep. Andy Biggs calls Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger GOP...

 2021-07-29 15:38 

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Exclusive-Investigative media outlet fleeing Russia to escape crackdown, editor says...

Roman Badanin, chief editor of investigative news outlet Proekt, has left Russia with no plans to return and is evacuating his staff to avoid possible prosecution after Proekt was outlawed in a media crackdown, he told Reuters. Proekt has published a seri...

 2021-07-29 14:34 

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Rand Paul's 2016 presidential campaign committee fined $21K...

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul's 2016 presidential campaign committee has been fined $21,000 by the Federal Election Commission for improperly handling contributions, according to documents obtained by a newspaper. The penalty follows a 2016 complaint made by J....

 2021-07-29 13:36 

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Russia's laboratory module has successfully docked with the International Space Station...

Russia's laboratory module has successfully docked with the International Space Station....

 2021-07-29 12:09 

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Orange Spain will invest close to 4 billion euros in 2021 despite bruising market...

Orange's Spanish unit will invest nearly 4 billion euros ($4.75 billion) in 2021, CEO Jean-Francois Fallacher said on Thursday, almost quadrupling 2020's investment levels despite bruising market conditions and a 3.7 billion-euro writedown in the ...

 2021-07-29 10:20 

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Daniil Medvedev furious with reporter who asked about Russia's doping: 'You should be embarrassed'...

Daniil Medvedev thinks the reporter who asked the question...

 2021-07-29 09:37 

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In Iraq, vaccine hesitancy gives way to jabs as Covid spikes...

A soldier exposes his shoulder and awaits a jab to the amusement of fellow troops, a familiar scene in Iraq where a Covid spike is prompting more vaccinations despite widespread hesitancy....

 2021-07-29 07:46 

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Education tech, advertising lift Russia's Mail.ru revenues...

Net loss, including joint ventures, was 2.13 billion roubles compared to profit of 1.26 billion roubles a year ago, mainly because of its loss-making joint venture with Russia's largest lender Sberbank. Mail.ru and Sberbank were earlier this year on t...

 2021-07-29 07:07 

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China interest in Afghanistan could be 'positive', says US Blinken...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's comments came after Taliban envoys went on a visit to China....

 2021-07-29 03:57 

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Lawyer for Hong Kong protester asks court for shorter term...

A lawyer for the first person convicted under Hong Kong's national security law asked Thursday for no more than 10 years in prison instead of the possible life sentence faced by the former restaurant waiter in a closely watched case as China tries to ...

 2021-07-29 03:34 

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Asian markets advance after Fed meeting, Hong Kong rebounds...

Asian markets rose Thursday as the Federal Reserve acknowledged the US recovery was well on track but it would not taper monetary policy just yet, while Hong Kong was lifted after China sought to reassure investors over its latest regulatory crackdown....

 2021-07-29 00:25 

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Cuba says Iran to start producing one of its COVID-19 vaccines...

Iran will next week become the first country outside of Cuba to start producing one of the Communist-run island's homegrown COVID-19 vaccines on an industrial scale, Cuban state-run media said on Wednesday. Both have produced a raft of experimental CO...

 2021-07-28 18:27 

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State audits of 2020 election could violate federal law, DOJ warns...

The Justice Department on Wednesday issued a second warning to states that so-called audits of the 2020 election could violate federal laws, emphasizing the agency's intent to protect voting rights.Why it matters: Several counties and states across th...

 2021-07-28 18:10 

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Forfeiture of ancient tablet bought by Hobby Lobby approved...

A federal judge in New York has approved the forfeiture of a 3,500-year-old clay tablet bearing a portion of the Epic of Gilgamesh that was looted from Iraq and sold for $1.6 million to Hobby Lobby for display in the Museum of the Bible, prosecutors annou...

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