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    Obama Grumpy After Reporter Asks Him Questions About Hillary Clinton Emails

    by CHARLIE SPIERING
    May 26, 2016
    President Barack Obama took questions from reporters today during his visit at the G7 summit in Japan, but appeared annoyed when he was asked about Hillary Clinton’s emails instead of his trip to Asia. After…
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    Wasserman Schultz fights to keep her job

    by Alexander Bolton
    May 26, 2016
    Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) is fighting to stay on as head of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) amid a roiling debate within her party about whether she should step aside before the Democratic…
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    State Dept. watchdog: Clinton violated email rules

    by RACHAEL BADE, JOSH GERSTEIN and NICK GASS
    May 25, 2016
    A State Department watchdog concluded that Hillary Clinton failed to comply with the agency’s policies on records while using a personal email server that was not approved by agency officials even though it should…
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    Clinton, Trump crank up the vitriol in prelude to November

    by FoxNews.com
    May 25, 2016
    The crossfire between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton reached new levels of intensity Tuesday in a prelude to their expected November presidential election battle, as the candidates traded blows over everything from past Clinton…
  • Trump on '90s suicide of top Clinton aide: ‘Very fishy’

    by Caitlin Yilek | The Hill
    May 24, 2016
    Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has doubts about the official version of events surrounding in the 1993 suicide…

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Trump clinches GOP nomination

by Jesse Byrnes
May 26, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has secured the necessary number of delegates to clinch the GOP nomination, according to The Associated Press. The AP reported Thursday that Trump hit 1,237… READ MORE
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Donald Trump calls Elizabeth Warren ‘Pocahontas,’ a ‘total failure’

by David Sherfinski
May 26, 2016
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump called Sen. Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas” and a “total failure”… READ MORE
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11 states sue Obama over transgender bathroom directive

by NOLAN D. MCCASKILL and CAITLIN EMMA
May 26, 2016
Nearly a dozen states filed suit Wednesday afternoon against the Obama administration for its directive… READ MORE

OTHER NEWS  From Around The Country

Bridgewater, Nova Scotia- July 2, 2015- Bill Lee is all smiles during Goodwill Games between Canada and Cuba.

Former Red Sox pitcher Bill ‘Spaceman’ Lee is running for governor of Vermont

by Nik DeCosta-Klipa
May 26, 2016
During his pitching career for the Boston Red Sox and Montreal Expos, Bill “Spaceman” Lee was always known for his off-speed stuff. But this here is quite a curveball.
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Abortion banned in South Carolina after 20 weeks with Nikki Haley’s signature on bill

by Bradford Richardson
May 26, 2016
South Carolina became the 17th state to ban abortions after the 20-week mark Wednesday when… READ MORE
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Judge rules Ohio voter rights violated

by Darrel Rowland
May 25, 2016
A federal court ruling Tuesday declaring Ohio GOP lawmakers’ voting restrictions unconstitutional could easily wind… READ MORE
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Hawaii could require gun owners to be entered into FBI database

Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will… READ MORE
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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe Under FBI Investigation For Possible Campaign Violations

The FBI is investigating whether Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s 2013 campaign accepted illegal contributions, law enforcement officials confirmed to NBC… READ MORE
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Maine: Background-check law would be first step in a firearm registry

Earlier this year one of the writers for the Sportman’s Alliance of Maine newsletter wanted to take his two young… READ MORE
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Portland public schools ban textbooks that cast doubt on climate change

The Portland Public Schools board voted last week to ban any materials that cast doubt on climate change, the Portland… READ MORE

NEWS HEARD AROUND THE WORLD

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Elderly Christian woman stripped naked and paraded through streets by mob

A 70-year-old Christian woman has been stripped naked, beaten and paraded through the streets by a mob of around 300… READ MORE
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Naming of new Taliban chief seen dimming Obama’s hopes for Afghan peace talks

The selection of a hard-line cleric as the new Taliban chief on Wednesday all but dashes U.S. President Barack Obama’s… READ MORE
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Syria conflict: Kurds launch campaign north of IS-held Raqqa

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is believed to have deployed about 30,000 fighters. US-led coalition warplanes will support the offensive… READ MORE
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Left-winger van der Bellen wins Austrian presidential election

In the end there was just a 0.6 percent difference, with Van der Bellen receiving 50.3 percent and Freedom Party’s… READ MORE
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