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FIGHT TO THE DEATH Huge seal battles octopus in incredible video face-off

A kayaking guide and a group of tourists witnessed an incredible life-and-death fight between a massive fur seal and a massive octopus in New Zealand earlier this week. The epic confrontation took place at South Bay, on New Zealand’s South ...

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Sudan: Time to Repeal U.S. Sanctions On Sudan?

[ICG] The clock is ticking for President Trump who must decide by 12 July whether to lift decades-long U.S. sanctions on Sudan. The failure of economic penalties to alter Khartoum’s behaviour so far means Washington should repeal some sanctions and ...

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GREGG JARRETT Could a false obstruction case trigger impeachment?

“The indictment or criminal prosecution of a sitting President would unconstitutionally undermine the capacity of the executive branch to perform its constitutionally assigned functions.”  — DOJ opinion, October 16, 2000 The Department of Justice has long held that it would ...

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ULTIMATE LONG SHOT Sniper kills ISIS thug with 1 shot – from 11,000 feet

A Canadian sniper set what appears to be a record, picking off an ISIS fighter from some 2.2 miles away, and disrupting a potentially deadly operation by the terror group in Iraq. Shooting experts say the fatal shot at a world-record distance ...

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GANG OF FOUR ObamaCare overhaul on life support as key Senate quartet balks

Key Republican senators came out against the Senate Republican health care plan on Thursday, and their opposition is enough to defeat the package before a vote. Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Ron Johnson, R-Wis., ...

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TEACHER IN TROUBLE Married mom, 31, accused of sex romps with student

A Connecticut high school teacher was arrested for allegedly having sex “a handful of times” with a special education student, then denying and destroying evidence of the acts.  Laura Ramos, 31, was charged Tuesday with second-degree sexual assault, according to ...

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SENATE SURGERY McConnell unveils answer to House ObamaCare overhaul

Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled a draft version of their healthcare reform bill that cuts Medicaid, ends penalties for people not buying insurance and reshapes subsidies to low-income users. The bill, unveiled by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, could go to ...

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BREXIT PUNISHMENT: UK banks’ passporting rights NOT up for debate, snaps Brussels chief

The vice president of the European Commission declared that the idea of retaining so-called passporting rights outside of the single market is not up for debate. Trade and market access are supposed to be part of ongoing Brexit negotiations during ...

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