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Why Dems can't break through on Obamacare repeal
Even before Senate Republicans released their Obamacare repeal plan last week, a call went out from liberal activists: Head to the airport and greet departing senators with a furious protest. About five dozen demonstrators showed up at Reagan National ...
McConnell allies confident in healthcare winThe Hill
Senate Leaders Try to Appease Members as Support for Health Bill SlipsNew York Times
The Senate's three big lies about health careWashington Post
CNN -Bloomberg -Roll Call -Los Angeles Times
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BBC News

Trump breaks White House Eid dinner tradition
BBC News
US President Donald Trump has broken a nearly 20-year-old tradition by failing to host a dinner marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The White House event had been held every year since President Clinton's tenure. The Eid al-Fitr feast ...
Muslims across Southern California mark the end of Ramadan with prayers, celebrations and foodLos Angeles Times
Trump Ends 20-Year Tradition of Celebrating Ramadan at White HouseSlate Magazine (blog)
Trump breaks another tradition, doesn't host Ramadan dinnerNew York Post
International Business Times -Charlotte Observer -PINKVILLA -NBC Southern California
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Washington Post

Video shows a teen falling off a Six Flags ride — and a crowd gathering to catch her
Washington Post
A teenage girl escaped serious injury Saturday evening after falling 25 feet from an amusement park ride in Upstate New York — and into the arms of a crowd that had gathered below to catch her. The dramatic fall and rescue was captured on video by at ...
Man Catches Teen Falling From Amusement Park Ride: 'It's OK to Let Go!'
Teen hurt after dropping from ride at Six FlagsCNN
Video shows moment when teen falls from Six Flags 'sky ride'ABC News
Forbes -San Francisco Chronicle -Albany Times Union
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At least 6 dead after tourist boat sinks in Colombia; dozens missing
Soldiers and rescue workers flat at the site where a ferry sank in a reservoir in Guatape, Colombia, Sunday, June 25, 2017. ( Luis Benavides | AP ). By The Associated Press. GUATAPE, Colombia (AP) -- A tourist boat packed with about 160 passengers for ...
Dozens Of People Still Missing After Tourist Boat Carrying 160 People Sank In ColombiaBuzzFeed News
At least 9 dead, 28 missing after tourist boat sinks in ColombiaFox News
At Least 6 Dead After Boat Carrying 160 People Sinks in
NPR -USA TODAY -ABC News -Washington Post
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Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration
FILE PHOTO: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures during a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Russia, June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Mikhail Metzel/TASS/Host Photo Agency/Pool/File Photo. By Steve Holland and David ...
As Narendra Modi Visits Donald Trump, India's Economic Revolution Needs A ResetForbes
Narendra Modi: India PM talks tough on terror ahead of Trump meetingBBC News
US, India to keep expectations low, aim for 'easy wins' at Trump-Modi meeting, say analystsCNBC
NPR -Washington Post -Firstpost -The Indian Express
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BuzzFeed News

Ohio Government Websites Allegedly Hacked And Vandalized By Pro-ISIS Teens
BuzzFeed News
A number of government websites, including that of Ohio Governor John Kasich, were hacked on Sunday, displaying what appeared to be ISIS propaganda. Posted on June 25, 2017, at 10:38 p.m.. Michelle Broder Van Dyke. BuzzFeed News Reporter.
John Kasich's website hacked with pro-Islamic State messageUSA TODAY
Ohio governor's website among government sites apparently hacked on
Ohio government websites hacked with pro-ISIS propagandaWKYC-TV
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CBS News

Death toll climbs after Pakistan fuel tanker fire
CBS News
MULTAN, Pakistan -- Pakistan's prime minister cut short a trip abroad to rush to the side of victims of a massive fuel tanker fire as authorities on Monday raised the death toll from the blaze to 157. The truck, carrying some 6,600 gallons of gasoline ...
Burn victims overwhelm Pakistani hospitals after tanker fire kills 146Reuters
Fuel tanker fire in Pakistan leaves at least 153 deadThe Boston Globe
Pakistan fuel tanker truck explosion kills at least 153CNN International -Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
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Washington Post

Chinese Nobel Peace Laureate Liu Xiaobo released from prison on medical grounds
Washington Post
SEOUL — China's only Nobel Peace Prize winner and famed dissident Liu Xiaobo was released Monday from prison on medical grounds to treat his liver cancer, his lawyer told The Washington Post. Liu, 61, who participated in the 1989 pro-democracy ...
Who is Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo?BBC News
Liu Xiaobo, Jailed Chinese Nobel Laureate, Is Moved From Prison for Cancer TreatmentNew York Times
Chinese Nobel rights activist Liu Xiaobo released on medical paroleReuters
U.S. News & World Report -Los Angeles Times -The Globe and Mail -Wall Street Journal (subscription)
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Fox Sports

Nick Kyrgios hits back at Serena Williams talk
Fox Sports
JOHN McEnroe has created a bit of a storm in the tennis world while promoting his new book “But Seriously”. In it, the tennis legend calls Serena Williams the “greatest woman to play tennis”. A fair point, given she has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles ...
John McEnroe: Serena Williams would be 'like No. 700 in world' on men's circuitESPN
McEnroe: Serena would be No 700 in men's
'But Seriously,' Tennis Great John McEnroe Says He's Seeking 'Inner Peace'NPR
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You're not crazy: Trump just blamed Obama for the Russian attack that Trump says didn't happen
President Trump called the Russian hack a "hoax" and then blamed it on Obama, On the same day! Insane or brilliant? Bob Cesca Skip to Comments. Topics: Barack Obama, Donald Trump, donald trump twitter, partner video, Russia, Russia election ...
White House blames Obama for failing to stop Russia collusionWashington Post
Election hacking fears turn heat on Homeland SecurityThe Hill
Trump-Russia ties may work against DemsBoston Herald
New York Times -NPR -Las Vegas Review-Journal
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Local News For Bad Axe, MI

Bad Axe rates unchanged in new budget
Huron Daily Tribune
BAD AXE — The city's budget is set for next year, following a unanimous approval by council members at this week's meeting. City Manager Dale VanDeVusse presented the budget proposal to the council during this week's meeting. Residents will not see an ...

Bad Axe teen murderer to be resentenced
Huron Daily Tribune
BAD AXE — Matthew S. Bentley, a convicted 1997 Bad Axe murderer, will receive a new sentence later this year, following a phone conference Monday between the county's circuit judge, prosecutor and the defendant's attorney. A jury found Bentley, now 34 ...

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Huron County District Court listings
Huron Daily Tribune
... • George Warren Dix, 57, of Lapeer, operating while intoxicated-first, five days in jail, 12 months probation, four days community service, and $1,305 in fines and costs. • Chad Nathan Hopkins, 32, of Lapeer, bound over to Huron County Circuit ...

Bad Axe council member resigns
Huron Daily Tribune
BAD AXE — City council lost three years of experience following the resignation of a council member this week. And council is now looking to fill the open slot. During this week's city council meeting, the first order of business was to accept the ...

Huron Daily Tribune

Bad Axe grad wins textbooks in contest
Huron Daily Tribune
MOUNT PLEASANT — A Bad Axe high school student is one of four high school seniors who competed in WCMU Public Television's Quiz Central and have been awarded textbook scholarships to Central Michigan University. The scholarships are worth $500 ...

Huron Community Fair singing contest boasts big prizes
Huron Daily Tribune
BAD AXE — American Idol will meet Huron County at the Huron Community Fair this summer. Past and present Huron County Fair participants are being sought for The Huron Community Fair Talent Extravaganza Solo Singing Contest's three divisions: I is up ...

Sixth suspect charged in connection to Bad Axe area meth labs
Huron Daily Tribune
BAD AXE — A sixth suspect allegedly affiliated with the discovery of two methamphetamine labs in Bad Axe was recently arrested and charged this week. Denise E. Williams, of Mount Pleasant, was arraigned in Huron County District Court Thursday through ...

Huron Daily Tribune

Team One sponsors trip to Dow Diamond for area students
Huron Daily Tribune
UPPER THUMB — Team One Credit Union sponsored a trip to see a Great Lakes Loons game for about 350 kids during School Kids Day at Dow Diamond. Students and their chaperones from Caro, Bad Axe and Sandusky schools experienced a thrilling ...

Explosives used to blast ice along Sebewaing River in effort to diminish risk of flooding
SEBEWAING, MI -- Long-time Sebewaing resident Judy Bollstetter was ready Thursday for what was about to happen outside her home along the Sebewaing River near the mouth to Saginaw Bay. She had already removed two ornately designed dishes from ...

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MDOT contract workers rescued from fast-moving, frigid Cass River
FRANKENMUTH, MI -- Two men were rescued from fast-moving, frigid waters Tuesday morning after their boat floated away from a work site, took on water and stranded the pair in the center of the Cass River. The men, who spent around 30 minutes in the ...

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