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Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia Richard Cullen , who is chairman of McGuire Woods, the Post reported . That's according to a statement from Pence spokesman Jarrod Agen . To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. Amid reports that special counsel Robert Mueller is also looking into whether Trump tried to obstruct justice, several White House aides are expected to be contacted by his team and are in the process of ...
  • Boy drowns a week after swimming

    Boy drowns a week after swimming

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    The family were told little Frankie , as he was called, died from secondary drowning , a rare medical condition that affects mostly children due to their size compared to an adult. Secondary drowning, however, is when the water enters the lungs and causes inflammation or swelling which makes it hard for the body to adequately transfer oxygen to carbon dioxide and vice versa.
  • Trump to embrace privatization of air traffic control system

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    Proposed FAA reauthorization legislation would also maintain support for rural communities and small airports, he said , an apparent reference to the Essential Air Service program that subsidizes airline service to underserved areas. If the airlines are not effectively investing in upgrading and modernizing their own systems, how can they possibly be trusted with oversight of air traffic control? To cut down on those delays, the Federal Aviation Administration has been rolling out new ...
  • Graham Rahal wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar races

    Graham Rahal wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar races

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    Rahal led 41 of 70 laps in a race that ran without a caution until Canadian James Hinchcliffe's Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda stopped on the course on lap 66. 3 Hitachi Team Penske Chevrolet atop the combined speed chart for the day. Dixon's vehicle broken up into pieces amid sparks and flames. Qualifying for Race 2 at Belle Isle starts at 10:45 a.m.
  • Blue Jays reliever Grilli's cheese eaten up by Yankees sluggers

    Blue Jays reliever Grilli's cheese eaten up by Yankees sluggers

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    And in his Bobblehead Day while with the Oakland A's in 2014, Donaldson hit a double and walked. "We were able to get a couple of runs across and it looked like it might hold up but it just didn't", Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. "I think we needed it", Gibbons said of the victory. Gardner led it off with a home run and then with two outs, Holliday, Castro and Gregorius connected in succession.
  • One dead, several others hurt in London Bridge stabbing and vehicle attack

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    Three major London hospitals said on Sunday that they were on lockdown after attacks near London Bridge late on Saturday in which up to seven people are feared dead. In a related development, some shoppers in the Borough Market, about 80 yards from the London Bridge were injured in a stabbing attack. Fabio Lamas was working at the Wheatsheaf Pub in Borough Market when he said he heard someone shout "knives, knives, knives" and he saw three people holding knives who appeared to be ...
  • Gov. Scott facing pressure to veto state budget

    Gov. Scott facing pressure to veto state budget

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    Lawmakers failed to reach agreement on a key sticking point - how many retail outlets the state's marijuana operators would be allowed to run - during the regular session that ended last month. Corcoran, who pushed for slashing the tourism and business incentive money, appeared to be on board in a statement released by the governor's office.
  • How to get a free doughnut Friday for National Doughnut Day

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    In addition, 7-Eleven Hawai'i stores will donate proceeds from its Canister Change Program during the month of June to support The Salvation Armyʻs Corps programs throughout the Islands. The grand prize victor will take home a drone, second prize wins free donuts for a year (1 dozen each month) and 10 third-place prize winners will each get a $25 LaMar's Donuts gift card.
  • White House communications director resigns

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    Romania has been supportive of NATO's presence in Poland amid concerns about Russia's interventions in Ukraine. Melania Trump says it was "simply wrong" for celebrity Kathy Griffin to appear in a video holding what looked like President Donald Trump's bloody, severed head.
  • US white supremacist shouts about free speech in court on murder charges

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    Authorities say Jeremy Joseph Christian started verbally abusing two young women, including one wearing a hijab. Asha Deliverance said doing so would honor her 23-year-old son, Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, who was defending two Muslim women on a commuter train from a man yelling hateful words, reports the CNN .
  • Jury selection starting in trial of officer who shot driver

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    Jury selection begins Tuesday and is expected to last at least a couple of days. Castile, who was Black, died on July 6 after being pulled over in Falcon Heights-a suburb of St. Castile had a permit to carry the weapon. Reynolds replies that Castile was reaching for his ID, as Yanez requested. Yanez told Castile not to reach for his gun and Castile said he was not, before Yanez pulled his weapon and shot Castile seven times, according to court documents.
  • IIT Madras student beaten up for attending 'beef fest'

    IIT Madras student beaten up for attending 'beef fest'

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    One of them, a student of the Ocean Engineering Department, started questioning him about who he was and whether he had participated in the beef fest. We have filed a complaint with the dean of students, IIT-Madras. The HC order has come amid a raging row on the ban, with non-BJP parties and state governments of Kerala, West Bengal and Puducherry stridently opposing the Centre's recent notification.
  • Macron says Trump handshake was 'moment of truth'

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    This was clear on Thursday morning, when Trump's meeting with the newly-elected French president Emmanuel Macron included a particularly emasculating handshake. Macron confirmed that the long handshake was a deliberate power move of his own created to show Trump he wasn't gonna let him get away with those weird bullying tactics.