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Jacksonville attorney weighs in ahead of OJ Simpson's parole hearing

Jacksonville attorney weighs in ahead of OJ Simpson's parole hearing

He was sentenced to 33 years, with parole eligibility coming after nine. The same four commissioners already granted Simpson parole on the lesser charges of kidnapping, robbery and burglary in a July 2013 hearing. "He was only getting his own stuff", Daly City resident Miguel Reyes told ABC7 News. "It doesn't matter what your name is". Simpson won the Heisman Trophy , the award for the top college football player, in 1968 while attending the University of Southern California. Read More

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Senate 'health-care' bill? No, it's the'wealth-care' bill

Senate 'health-care' bill? No, it's the'wealth-care' bill

So despite what some have read as a reluctance of the President to wade into the Senate health care discussions, the Trump Administration is seeking opinions about ways to improve the USA healthcare insurance coverage system. Supporters of single -payer health care march in Kingston, N.Y., on June 30. Obamacare's insurance markets depend on the voluntary participation of private insurance companies, and majority see those markets as hard long-term investments. Read More

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A timeline of India's ties with Israel

A timeline of India's ties with Israel

Speaking on startup's prospect in India , Isreal Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had once said: "As far as the "startup nation" I think this has a lot to do with entrepreneurial spirit". Talking about the vast possibilities of cooperation between the two countries, he said, “We can do even more, even better together.”. Whereas PM Modi greeted Israel by "Shalom", his Israli counterpart Netanyahu described Modi as his "Dost". Read More

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Goa government abolishes entry tax from midnight

Goa government abolishes entry tax from midnight

He also called for treating the raw material for handloom sector with a humanitarian attitude. Calling the GST a "disruptive change", President Pranab Mukherjee said the ambitious central tax is a "tribute" to the maturity and wisdom of India's democracy as he recalled steps taken during his own tenure as Finance Minister on this key reform measure. Read More

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Protect babies' ears, mind dogs during July 4 fireworks displays

Protect babies' ears, mind dogs during July 4 fireworks displays

Visitors' bonus tip: Take a Chicago walking tour while you're in the city and get a closer look at the phenomenal architecture or local food offerings. Inflatable bouncers, slides, entertainment stage, food vendors, fireworks display, 4-10 p.m. Tuesday, Fort Dent Park, 6800 Fort Dent Way, Tukwila; parking limited (tukwilawa.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation/community-events/family-4th-at-the-fort). Read More

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Should Nancy Pelosi Step Down?

Should Nancy Pelosi Step Down?

But they will certainly lose more than they win. Because Trump's victory was not overwhelming in Georgia , Democrats were hoping to convert the red state to blue and have a better chance at convincing anti-Trump Republicans to vote Democrat in the 2018 midterm elections, during which all 435 seats of the House of Representatives, including 33 or 34 seats of the Senate will be contested. Read More

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Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader

Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader

The apparent effectiveness of that messaging suggested to some that the 77-year-old Californian could be a liability for Democrats as they aim to regain their majority. "It was a reach then and I think it will still be a reach in 2018", said one Democratic operative following the race. A reporter asked how the minority leader would respond to President Trump's latest tweet attacking her, as well as " Republicans who believe that you are actually helpful to them in some of these races". Read More

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Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

The remarks were a surprising critique of a Republican-written House measure whose passage Trump fought for and embraced. However, Trump reportedly told the senators who attended the meeting not to rush their draft of the bill . During his election campaign, Mr Trump consistently criticised President Obama's healthcare policy, vowing to "repeal and replace" the legislation. Read More

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North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier

Sen. The US, South Korea and others often accuse North Korea of using foreign detainees to try to win diplomatic concessions. Vagonis urged the audience to remember the three remaining Americans held captive in North Korea. When the North Koreans began calling their American hostages "prisoners of war", Revere realized the situation was changing. "The South Korean authorities had better understand that if they persist in the war drills against the north, pursuant to lunatic Trump, they ... Read More

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Why Tuesday's Other Special Election Should Terrify Republicans — Forget Georgia

Trump sent supporters a text message crowing, "Congrats to Karen Handel on a HUGE win in GA!" Yet not all Democrats are pinning the blame on Pelosi, whom Politico described as "the Democrat that Republicans most love to hate". "All the Fake News, all the money spent = 0". Even as Ossoff lost, Democrats' spirits were somewhat lifted by the unexpectedly strong showing of their nominee in another special House election Tuesday, in SC. Read More

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Times of Israel: Iran Missile Strike Missed Target

Earlier on Monday, Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced that the Sunday attack on the "terrorists" in Syria's eastern region of Deir ez-Zor had been coordinated with the Syrian government. More than 170 "terrorists" including some commanders were killed in the missile strike, their statement said. The president also pointed to an anti-Iran sanctions bill passed by the USA senate last week, saying the new officials in Washington have made wrong calculations if they ... Read More

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Alexandria gunman carried list of names of members of Congress

Alexandria gunman carried list of names of members of Congress

In March, Sheriff's deputies came out to Hodgkinson's house in IL after a neighbor reported hearing 50 gunshots. Sue Hodgkinson says she can't explain the actions of her estranged husband, James T. Today, The Daily Caller published an exclusive story about a list found in James Hodgkinson's pocket after police brought him down. "He was in critical condition with an imminent risk of death", Sava said. Read More

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Britain-EU Brexit talks to start Monday as planned

And to take into account our positions (as fast as) possible so we can start these negotiations, because that's the will of the Europeans... the representatives of the European Union , to start (as fast) as possible these negotiations. Hammond had been due to spell out his views on Brexit in a speech on Thursday, but it was cancelled following a deadly tower block fire in London on Wednesday. Read More

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Honoring your own on Father's Day

And the ranks of stay-at-home and single fathers have grown significantly in recent decades. Father's Day is more than just celebrating dads, according to Frei. Have a great Father's Day! He realizes hugs and handshakes are good substitutes while they develop - because he knows the kisses will come back when they're old enough to have children of their own. Read More

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Trump set to roll back Obama policy on Cuba

Trump set to roll back Obama policy on Cuba

It also indicates that the new administration will not reinstate the wet foot, dry foot policy, which allowed Cuban immigrants who reached American soil to remain in the country. The new limits on USA business deals will target the Armed Forces Business Enterprises Group (GAESA), a conglomerate involved in all sectors of the economy, including hotels, the officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity. Read More

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Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday

Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday

But May's predecessor, David Cameron , said there would be pressure after last week's surprise for a "softer" Brexit that gave greater priority to a close trading deal with the EU. Even senior Tories like the leader of the Scottish Conservatives , one of their few success stories at the moment, told us yesterday "it can't just be a Tory Brexit ". Read More

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Donald Trump is under pressure and it doesn't look good

Justice Department policy is that a sitting president can not be indicted by a grand jury, the Post also reported Wednesday . NPR has not confirmed this. "Look who he is hiring", Gingrich tweeted on Monday. Kellyanne Conway , a top adviser to the president, tweeted a report citing a Federal Election Commission report that states "Mueller's team includes big Democrat donors". Read More

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Senior Cabinet minister offer support to UK prime minister

Theresa May and Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster will hold critical talks on a deal to prop up a Tory minority administration after the Government admitted the Queen's Speech could be delayed. "Theresa May is a dead woman walking ". Mrs May's weakened position in the House of Commons as a result of losing her majority has fuelled speculation the Tories would be forced to soften their stance on Brexit. Read More

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UK's May Faces Pressure to Soften Brexit Approach

UK's May Faces Pressure to Soften Brexit Approach

Michael Gove, who is back in the cabinet as environment secretary, was also present along with other notable figures from both sides of the Brexit debate, such as europhile Ken Clarke and euroskeptic Trade Secretary Liam Fox. May plans a clean break from the EU, involving withdrawal from Europe's single market and customs union and limits on immigration from the EU. Several have said that she seeks to concentrate too much power in her immediate circle, leaving her cabinet and ... Read More

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Brexit talks may not start on time

The Secretary of State said the government remained "four square" behind the Good Friday accord. The Prime Minister is expected to signal to her parliamentary colleagues that she will run her government in a more collegiate, less controlling way, after sacrificing her two closest advisers, Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy. Read More

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Senior UK Cabinet ministers offer support to prime minister

But there is speculation she may now be forced to soften her approach, which had included a threat to walk away without a new trade deal in place. "They are all rights issues subject to previous agreements". Even if Corbyn is unable to challenge government, the Conservatives may find it hard to pass policies through the House without a more comfortable majority, especially with an alliance with a party that disagrees with it so much. Read More

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