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The delay — which came after five Senate Republicans said they could not support a move to bring up the bill this week in the wake of a new budget analysis — means that lawmakers will be exposed to a barrage of lobbying as they face their constituents over the July Fourth recess. Senate Republican leaders plan to vote on the bill after they return.
That fragile peace between a taciturn insider and a brash newcomer has helped both men pursue Republican priorities, but it faces an uncertain future this week as a major rewrite of the nation’s health-care laws falters in the Senate.
A new wave of powerful cyberattacks hit Europe in a possible reprise of a widespread ransomware assault in May that affected 150 countries, as Ukraine reported ransom demands targeting the government and key infrastructure, and the Danish Maersk conglomerate said many of its systems were down.
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Wonkblog
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As Americans have resumed building and flipping houses, they are once again buying the cookie-cutter homes that were often shoddily built. The median home value of McMansions is also rising, at a pace that eclipses the value of the median home in the U.S.
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In the span of a few seconds, the deputy White House press secretary attacked the media for inaccuracies and then turned around and urged them to watch a new video from conservative undercover video journalist James O'Keefe, who has been accused of deceptive editing and tactics.
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Darwin Martinez Torres was arrested for allegedly abducting and killing Nabra Hassanen near a mosque.
Despite years of effort to spur development in underserved areas, the 160,000 residents of Wards 7 and 8 have a total of three full-service groceries. In contrast, gentrifying Ward 6 has 10.
Officials credit drug treatments and prevention programs, including condom giveaways and needle exchanges, for the 73 percent drop in new cases between 2007 and 2016.
The organizations join business leaders in calling for a reliable, bondable annual funding stream, saying Metro risks further deterioration and drastic service cuts without it.
A report by the Chesapeake Bay Program says that limiting the harvest this year would give juvenile crabs more time to grow old enough to spawn next year.
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The state board of education approved a measure to bring in an independent investigator to examine claims that one of the state’s largest school systems inflated its graduation rates by tampering with student grades and credit counts.
Two children were found unconscious in the pool by a family member before being taken to a hospital where both later died.
Capital Weather Gang
While its still a week away, some models suggest that the temperatures could peak between 98 and 100 degrees.
The three officers were accused of trying to “conceal the true facts" of the fatal shooting of the black teen in 2014.
The announcement follows a White House warning that the Syrian government would pay a “heavy price” for a fresh chemical attack. Russia called the U.S. threat "unacceptable."
The president lashed out at the network in a series of tweets this morning, insinuating that there were other stories that merited retracting.
It’s not clear who created the image or why, but it is displayed prominently at some of his properties.
Halo Top, Englightened and others don’t measure up to full-fat Haagen-Dazs, but some flavors are better than others.
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