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O.J. Simpson asks Nevada parole board for early release

(CNN)O.J. Simpson is scheduled to appear before a parole board in Nevada on Thursday in a hearing that will decide whether one of America’s most notorious prisoners will be released. “Juice,” as he was known in his heyday, is nine years into a nine-to-33-year sentence after being convicted in a 2007 kidnapping and armed robbery at a Las Vegas hotel. But Simpson is best known for his infamous 1995 acquittal…

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Qatar’s US ambassador: We can live under Arab embargo ‘forever’

(CNN)Qatar’s ambassador to the United States has called for an end to the ongoing “blockade” of his country by a coalition of Arab states, while defiantly stating they could live under the embargo indefinitely. The Middle East was plunged into one of its worst diplomatic crises in decades on June 5 when the four countries — Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates — announced they would be…

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McCain faces his greatest battle

Washington (CNN)John McCain has always lived for the fight. Now he’s facing his toughest battle. He’s a warrior politician who bears the scars of a lifetime of military and political campaigns and health scares on his body and across his soul. He’s collected more enemies and friends than most men and is a certified national hero. Aggressive tumor removed from McCain’s brain McCain faces his greatest battle The absolutely remarkable…

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O.J. Simpson’s rise and fall, from football star to prisoner

Los Angeles (CNN)O.J. Simpson spent a lifetime in the limelight — first for his athletic prowess, charm and good looks, then as part of an American tragedy that came to symbolize much of what was controversial in America. On Thursday, a Nevada parole board will make its recommendation, potentially opening a new chapter in a life that already includes a legacy of fame, fortune and infamy. Early years Born on…

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Senate Hearing Highlights Saudi Arabia’s Responsibility For Suffering In Yemen

WASHINGTON Experts on humanitarian issues, including top U.S. officials, used a Senate hearing Tuesday to highlight how U.S. partner Saudi Arabia has exacerbated global hunger with its American-backed military campaign in neighbor state Yemen, where the United Nations 17 million people lack access to sufficient food and a child under 5 years old dies every 10 minutes of preventable causes. The Saudi-led coalition, which began fighting pro-Iran rebels in Yemen…

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Trump and Republican senators are the 53 angriest people in Washington

Washington (CNN)The GOP turned into the Grouchy Old Party, as recriminations flew after the failure this week to repeal and replace Obamacare — the greatest motivating cause of Republican voters for more than seven years. Trump, facing criticism of his own conduct in the failed effort to replace his successor’s signature law, suggested simply that the Republican majority on Capitol Hill was not up to the job.

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Christian man accused of killing daughter who was dating a Muslim

Jerusalem (CNN)An Israeli-Christian man is accused of stabbing his teenage daughter to death because, authorities say, he didn’t approve of her relationship with a Muslim man. Henriette’s family tried to bring her back home – using threats against her and her boyfriend’s mother to put pressure on her to return, the indictment says. The boyfriend’s mother, who was not identified in the indictment, called police to intervene on Karra’s behalf….

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Missing Swiss couple found frozen in Alps after 75 years

(CNN)A Swiss couple who disappeared from their farm in the Alps during World War II have finally been found, 75 years later, mummified in a glacier. A worker found the frozen bodies of a man and a woman last week during routine maintenance. The corpses were preserved in the now receding Tsanfleuron glacier, near a slew of trendy ski resorts at 2,600 meters (8,500 feet) above sea level.

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Trump letting Obamacare fail is ‘cynical and sinister,’ Sen. Cory Booker says

(CNN)New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker slammed President Donald Trump for declaring he would let Obamacare fail Tuesday, saying “that’s not just cynical, it’s actually sinister.” “We’re not going to own it. I’m not going to own it. I can tell you the Republicans are not going to own it. We’ll let Obamacare fail and then the Democrats are going to come to us,” Trump said. “It would be nice to…

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Australian PM demands answers in ‘inexplicable’ killing of Justine Ruszczyk

(CNN)Australia’s prime minister has demanded answers to the “inexplicable” killing of an Australian-American woman shot by police in Minneapolis. “I mean, how can a woman out in the street in her pyjamas seeking assistance from the police be shot like that?” he said. “We are demanding answers, something clearly went tragically wrong.” How Justine Ruszczyk’s friend heard of her death Mayor: I wish officer would speak Who is police officer…

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Did The National Hurricane Center Just Troll Trump?

A National Hurricane Center notice about Tropical Storm Dondrew plenty of attention online because to some it sounded like the agency was throwing shade at President Donald Trump. Max Mayfield, the former National Hurricane Center director who chaired the committee that chose the name, told the news agency that the appearance of Tropical Storm Don had nothing to do with the president.

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Fox Analyst: Russia Meeting ‘Would’ve Been A Felony’ If They Got Clinton Info

It is a crime to receive something of value, when youre a campaign official, from a foreign person or a foreign government, Judge Andrew Napolitanosaid Monday onAmericas Newsroom. That wouldve been a felony, Napolitano replied. That wouldve been the completion of a crime. So the question is: Is this enough to commence a criminal investigation? Answer: Yes, he said. If he was trying to hide something,was it that this was…

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Walmart’s Website Really Described A Wig Cap As ‘N****r-Brown’

On Monday, Twitter user Kwani Lewis shared a screenshot of the product page in which the caps color is described as n****r-brown. Hey @Walmart what are you doing? Lewis captioned the photo. The retail giant began receiving backlash from folks on social media, including author Roxane Gay who said the listing was far past acceptable. Ragan Dickens, Walmarts national media relations director, told HuffPost that the company is appalled over…

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How the Republican health care bill fell apart

Washington (CNN)The Republicans’ signature campaign promise to repeal and replace Obamacare came to a screeching halt Monday night after Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and Jerry Moran of Kansas came together, shocked Capitol Hill and vowed to vote against the latest draft of the GOP’s health care bill. Across town, over rosemary-grilled rib eye and summer vegetable succotash at the White House, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders were attempting…

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Who’s behind GOP’s stunning defeat on health care?

(CNN)Monday night, two Republican Senators — Mike Lee and Jerry Moran — announced that they would not vote to send the health care bill to the floor. The announcement marked a stunning defeat for a Republican Party that controls the White House and Congress and which has made this item the top priority for years. As the blame game now begins, everyone in Washington will be asking — who killed…

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EU says it will limit inflatable boat exports to Libya to stop traffickers

(CNN)The European Union will limit the number of inflatable boats and motors it sends to Libya in order to prevent human trafficking. The EU said the restrictions will not prevent exports or sales when they are “meant for legitimate uses by the civilian population, for instance for fishermen, who may need motors for their boats.” CNN recently witnessed the rescue of 366 migrants and refugees by the private humanitarian agency…

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Honolulu high-rise fire: Several residents could not hear alarms in building

A high-rise fire in Hawaii killed three people and injured dozens of others and some did not even know an inferno had broken out in the building until they opened their doors or saw firefighters rushing in. Several residents of the Marco Polo high rises in Honolulu told the AP on Sunday the fire alarms are located in the hallways and they had trouble hearing them when the blaze broke…

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Sen. Dean Heller’s Las Vegas office broken into, police say

The office of Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., was broken into Sunday, police said. Las Vegas Metro police told Fox 5 Vegas that someone broke into the office lobby in the morning. A source told KLAS-TV a threatening note was also left at Hellers office. Authorities could not confirm whether a note was left. “We can’t comment on/discuss ongoing investigations, a Heller spokesperson told KLAS-TV. Heller had been thrust into the…

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ITV names EasyJet’s Carolyn McCall as new chief executive – BBC News

Ms McCall said the decision to leave EasyJet had been “really difficult”, but after seven years at the company the time was right for a move: “The opportunity from ITV felt like the right one to take. It is a fantastic company in a dynamic and stimulating sector.” ITV chairman Peter Bazalgette said: “In a very impressive field of high calibre candidates, Carolyn stood out for her track record in…

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Eight people hurt in Slough spray attack – BBC News

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George and Charlotte join Poland and Germany diplomacy tour – BBC News

Analysis Image copyright PA Image caption The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge watched the Wimbledon men’s final on Sunday ahead of their tour In Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold a private meeting with the royal couple in Berlin before they visit the Brandenburg Gate, a symbol of German unification. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will also visit Berlin’s Holocaust museum and memorial. A boat race is planned in…

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Pleasurewood Hills rollercoaster rescue – BBC News

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Target date to be set for smoke-free Scottish prisons – BBC News

Scotland introduced a ban on smoking in enclosed public places in 2006, but it did not apply to prisons. However, prison rules were amended at the time to restrict smoking to certain areas, such as cells and outdoor recreation spaces. Claims ‘backed up’ Staff, visitors and contractors are not permitted to smoke anywhere on SPS property. A small number of prisons in Scotland have designated a proportion of their residential…

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Who is White House special counsel Ty Cobb?

Washington (CNN)The White House announced Saturday that President Donald Trump appointed Ty Cobb, a former federal prosecutor, as White House special counsel. His hiring comes after news this week that the President’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., met with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign on the premise that he would be offered damaging information about Hillary Clinton, according to emails Trump Jr. posted on Twitter earlier this week.

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