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Democrats stay up late hoping to ‘shame’ Republicans over health-bill secrecy

Democrats staged a protest and threatened to disrupt Senate affairs unless Republicans open up the health care bill to inspection and debate.

Cable Companies Argue States Can't Investigate Slow Internet Speeds

Lobbying groups representing cable companies are citing net neutrality rules to argue states shouldn't be allowed to investigate reports of slow broadband connections.

First Core i9 Benchmarks: Here’s How Intel’s Powerhouse Performs

Intel’s new high-end Skylake-X series includes the top-of-the-line Core i9-7900X, which impressively features 10 cores and a turbo boost of up to 4.5 GHz. This new i9 CPU certainly has impressive technical specs, but at an astronomic...Show More Summary

The Latest: Boeing, Airbus compete for orders at air show

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the Paris Air Show (all times local):

Donald Trump boasts about construction of Panama Canal before being reminded it was built 100 years ago

In a similar vein, the President has now used a bilateral meeting with Panama's President on Monday to boast about building the Panama Canal. Sat side by side while cameras flared, the mogul-turned-politico claimed he and Mr Varela had many important issues to discuss, but nevertheless found time to declare: “The Panama Canal is doing quite well. Show More Summary

US Supreme Court to hear 'gerrymandering' case

The US Supreme Court announced Monday it would hear a case about possible gerrymandering in the drawing up of Congressional district boundaries, a running sore point between Republicans and Democrats. The case involves the state of Wisconsin,...Show More Summary

Liberal groups focus on Ivanka Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting nowhere with her father, liberal advocacy groups have been looking for an ally in Ivanka Trump. They haven't had much luck.

The Latest: U.S. Navy says destroyer collided at 2:20 a.m.

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the collision early Saturday between a U.S. Navy destroyer and a container ship off the Japanese coast that killed seven Navy sailors (all times local):

Heat Wave Warnings From US Border Patrol For Migrants

Authorities warned of an intensifying heatwave across the southwestern states which could harm the elderly, the infirm, the homeless, as well as migrants looking to cross the border into the U.S.

Police: Brutal slaying near mosque stemmed from road rage

A morning of prayer and reflection in the Islamic holy month of Ramadan ended in tragedy when 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen left her mosque with friends for a pre-dawn meal and was attacked with a baseball bat.

Lawrence: Trump Has the Worst Lawyers of Any President

Robert Mueller has hired a dream team of 13+ experienced lawyers from the DOJ and other government bodies to handle the Russia probe. Lawrence O'Donnell argues that many of Trump's lawyers lack the experience and the abilities to properly defend him.

Jared Kushner speaks in public for first time since becoming White House adviser for father-in-law

Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner has made his first public remarks as a White House adviser, calling on executives of technology companies to help modernise the government’s technology infrastructure. “Today we've assembled aShow More Summary

Sen. Perdue: Special election is not a referendum on Georgia

On 'America's Newsroom,' the senator believes Republican Karen Handel will win

Top 10 Mars Discoveries Made By MAVEN

NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission spacecraft completed 1,000 days in orbit around the red planet on June 17.

Tump's Brags Don't Add Up

Trump misses the mark in latest tweet hailing his poll numbers.

Trump's Calculus In Dealing With N. Korea May Change After Student's Death

Otto Warmbier's death may escalate tensions between U.S. and North Korea as the former has been trying to block North Korea’s push to secure a nuclear missile.

Here's Our Best Look Yet at the iPhone 8

It's never easy to tell whether a case or screen protector leak is the real deal, but this one seems as close to it as anything else out there. A UK site named MobileFun, which sells accessories for popular handsets, has published a listing for an iPhone 8 screen protector. Show More Summary

Why Investing In Bitcoin May Not Be The Best Idea

This digital cryptocurrency belongs nowhere near your portfolio.

Expulsion of Qataris from Gulf states comes into effect

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The deadline for Qataris to leave neighboring Gulf Arab states came into effect on Monday as the diplomatic standoff persisted with no end in sight despite multiple efforts at mediation.

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