• Whale kills Canadian rescuer after he helps free it
Whale kills Canadian rescuer after he helps free it

Mayo says he's aware of only five calves that have been born this year to a population of just 500 animals worldwide which is why he says Howlett was working so hard to free them. He had worked to free one whale as recently as July 5, the DFO noted. Mackie Green, founder of the rescue team, said: "They... He was also a valued and respected member...

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  • McConnell says revised version of health-care bill expected on Thursday
McConnell says revised version of health-care bill expected on Thursday

The Senate health care plan remains stalled as many Americans continue to worry about losing their health insurance. It's not about Republicans not wanting to hurt people. But now that the GOP has control of the House, the Senate, and the White House, he believes that the party can actually get the job done this time. U.S.

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  • Mourinho Turns To Dier As Matic Proves Elusive
Mourinho Turns To Dier As Matic Proves Elusive

United have been working hard to sign Eric Dier from Tottenham , but Daniel Levy is reluctant to let the England global move to Old Trafford. Should a move for Dier come to nothing, United will turn their focus to Roma's £40m midfielder Radja Nainggolan, says the Daily Mail .

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  • Four policemen killed in southwest Pakistan
Four policemen killed in southwest Pakistan

Prior to this, the gunmen had opened indiscriminate fire at a police mobile while it was patrolling the area. Mohammad Tayyab, a senior Quetta government official, confirmed the attack and casualties. He expressed condolence with families of the martyred police officers and prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the departed souls in eternal peace. T...

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  • Conviction of former New York State Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver is overturned
Conviction of former New York State Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver is overturned

Prosecutors have the option of retrying Silver , who was found guilty of honest services fraud, extortion and money laundering. In vacating Silver's 2015 conviction, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan cited last year's Supreme Court decision throwing out the corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov.

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  • Flood watch, severe weather alert issued for Lapeer County
Flood watch, severe weather alert issued for Lapeer County

It's unwelcomed news for numerous Chicago suburbs left under water after a powerful round of overnight storms that continued through the morning. Thunderstorms are forecast after 2 p.m. According to the National Weather Service , showers and thunderstorms are likely after 1 a.m. Expect highs in the lower to mid 80s. This frontal passage will als...

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  • Trump says most 'would have taken that meeting'
Trump says most 'would have taken that meeting'

The Iowa Republican says he wants Trump Jr.to appear "pretty soon", and it could be as early as next week. The president's eldest son released on Tuesday an e-mail chain in which he was told that a Russian lawyer with whom he set up a meeting had damaging information concerning Hillary Clinton obtained as part of the Russian government's effort...

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  • Jimmy Carter OK after collapsing from dehydration in Winnipeg
Jimmy Carter OK after collapsing from dehydration in Winnipeg

Former President Jimmy Carter grew dehydrated and was taken for observation Thursday after "working in the hot sun" in Canada, Habitat for Humanity CEO Jonathan Reckford said in a statement, adding that the 39th president is "okay". In recent years, Carter battled a deadly form of melanoma, discovered during surgery to remove a mass on his liver. ...

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  • DOJ charges more than 400 people with healthcare fraud
DOJ charges more than 400 people with healthcare fraud

The crackdown on opioid-related cases was reported as part of the Justice Department's annual announcement of health care fraud enforcement efforts. Government statistics show 600 new heroin users each day, and opioid overdoses have exceeded 50,000 annually ‒ the figure Rosenberg illustrated by asking reporters to imagine the Pulse nightclub mass...

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  • Russia: Killer of Putin Critic Nemtsov Gets 20 Years in Prison
Russia: Killer of Putin Critic Nemtsov Gets 20 Years in Prison

In what seems to be a development in the case related to the killing of Russian opposition leader Nemtsov. Although the prosecution sought life imprisonment and a fine of 200,000 rubles, the court ruled 20 years imprisonment and a fine of 100,000 rubles instead.

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  • Gunman on the loose after killing 3 in Alabama
Gunman on the loose after killing 3 in Alabama

Officials believe he is now traveling in a vehicle he had in waiting, possibly a 1986 black Chevrolet Camaro or a white Honda Accord Florida with Florida tag number Y92FV. Authorities searched for an armed man Wednesday following a shooting at an Alabama mobile home community near Birmingham. The girl, according to public records, had been se...

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  • British Grand Prix future in doubt after Silverstone trigger break clause
British Grand Prix future in doubt after Silverstone trigger break clause

Liberty Media , the new owners of Formula One , are desperate to engage fans ahead of Silverstone and only discovered that Hamilton would not be at the biggest fan event in London after he tweeted yesterday: "To my loving fans, I can't wait to see you in Silverstone ".

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  • Pres. Trump sued for blocking some of his critics on Twitter
Pres. Trump sued for blocking some of his critics on Twitter

Among the group filing suit are several Twitter users from across the country who have been blocked by Trump , Spicer, or Scavino. The New York Times read the plaintiff's statement , "The @realDonaldTrump account is a kind of digital town hall in which the President and his aides use the tweet function to communicate news and infor...

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  • Senate to Stay in Session for First Two Weeks of August Recess
Senate to Stay in Session for First Two Weeks of August Recess

McConnell's announcement followed calls from within the Republican conference for such a delay led by Sen. But Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., says cancelling the recess is about Republicans trying to pass what they say is an unpopular health care bill.

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  • Marine Corps plane crashes in MS; at least 16 dead
Marine Corps plane crashes in MS; at least 16 dead

Emergency management officials in Leflore County, about 80 miles north of Jackson, Miss., said debris from the KC-130 was spread for miles across the rural area, according to the Associated Press . Stay with Local 4 and ClickonDetroit.com as more information becomes available about fallen service member Julian Kevianne . -President Trump tw...

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  • Beachgoers Form A Human Chain To Rescue Florida Family From Riptide
Beachgoers Form A Human Chain To Rescue Florida Family From Riptide

When she heard her sons scream, she knew she had to go in after them, despite warnings from beachgoers saying not to go into the water. " These people are not drowning today ", Simmons said she thought to herself. The human chain started on shore and grew to over 80 people . Jessica Simons, who had stopped for a dinner with her husband on ...

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  • Conor McGregor Tells Floyd Mayweather 'F**k You' With His Pinstripe Suit
Conor McGregor Tells Floyd Mayweather 'F**k You' With His Pinstripe Suit

His aggressiveness and confidence (or overconfidence?) showed clearly in the suit he wore for the first of four joint appearances to promote the August 26 fight. "The racial undertones of the statement are obvious - with the internet immediately seizing on it", said the New York Post's Michael Blaustein, "saying that McGregor had gone too far".

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  • Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray willing to revive career by any means necessary
Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray willing to revive career by any means necessary

Querrey is headed in the opposite direction: Merely 4-10 in fifth sets for his career until last week, he has won each of his last three matches by going the distance: against 12th-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the third round, Kevin Anderson in the fourth, and now Murray.

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  • In the recruiting center for USA explosion
In the recruiting center for USA explosion

The law enforcement agents are reviewing the scene and collecting evidence to help determine what type of bomb was used and what the possible motive was for the crime. A witness to the Tulsa area Air Force recruiting center bombing said an individual on a motorcycle was in the area just before the attack. Photos from the scene show the main d...

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  • U.S. successfully tests THAAD missile defense in Alaska
U.S. successfully tests THAAD missile defense in Alaska

Although the test was planned months ago, the US missile defense test has gained significance following North Korea's July 4 launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that raised concerns about the threat from Pyongyang. An interceptor launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California eliminated a mock long-range missile fire...

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