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The Daily 202: Secrecy backfires on Mitch McConnell as Senate health-care bill teeters - Washington Post
With Breanne Deppisch and Joanie Greve. THE BIG IDEA: Mitch McConnell miscalculated. The Senate majority leader believed that the blowback for keeping his health-care bill secret would be less than the blowback for negotiating it in public. On optics ...

Helicopter attack targets Venezuela's Supreme Court - CNN
(CNN) A police helicopter launched a daring attack on the Venezuelan Supreme Court Tuesday, in a dramatic escalation of the months-long crisis engulfing the regime of President Nicolas Maduro. The helicopter was apparently stolen and piloted by an ...

David Duckenfield faces Hillsborough charges with five others - BBC News
Former Ch Supt David Duckenfield faces 95 charges of manslaughter and five other senior figures will be prosecuted over the 1989 Hillsborough disaster. Mr Duckenfield was match commander at the FA Cup semi-final when 96 Liverpool fans were fatally ...

Angry White House reporter: 'I can't take it anymore!' - Washington Examiner
The reporter who lashed out at the Trump administration on Tuesday said Wednesday that reporters have to stand up and fight President Trump's effort to dismiss the media, and said he blew up at spokeswoman Sarah Sanders because he "can't take it ...

'They sow chaos wherever they can': A familiar actor may be behind the massive cyberattack that swept Europe - Business Insider
A colossal cyberattack on Tuesday has been wreaking havoc on countries and corporations across the globe, and some cybersecurity experts are zeroing in on a familiar name as the possible culprit. The attack, dubbed Petya, used a ransomware worm ...

Phil Jackson Had to Go, but Knicks Owner James Dolan Remains Ultimate Problem - Bleacher Report
Christmas in June? That, at least, is certainly how fans of the New York Knicks feel as they wake up Wednesday morning and find on their phones the news, coming courtesy of ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne, that team president Phil Jackson will be stepping ...

Fake news: Trump golf resorts display fake Time magazine cover - BBC News
US President Donald Trump is one of the most famous men in the world right now. But there's one place his much-photographed face hasn't been: the cover of Time magazine's 1 March 2009 edition. Why do people care? Because a copy emblazoned with Mr ...

Johnny Galecki loses ranch in sprawling California fire - CNN
(CNN) A large California fire that has been raging since Monday afternoon has claimed a ranch owned by "Big Bang Theory" actor Johnny Galecki, his representative told CNN. Galecki was not home at the time of the fire and has not returned to the ...

Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agent - Fox News
FILE: Paul Manafort listens during a round table discussion on security at Trump Tower in New York. (Reuters). President Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, registered Tuesday with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for political ...

'I bet she treats you well': Trump calls over Irish reporter, compliments her 'nice smile' - Washington Post
While President Trump spoke over the phone with Ireland's new prime minister Leo Varadkar Tuesday, congratulating him on his recent win, he made eye contact with a female reporter in the room. ?We have a lot of your Irish press watching us right now,? ...

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