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Midwest bracing for possible tornadoes as heatwave strikes US

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Two tornadoes were reported on Thursday in South Dakota and Wisconsin, a waterspout was seen near New Orleans, and the Upper Midwest, especially Minnesota, could see more severe storms on Friday. This is all happening as most of the rest of the U.S. will be roasting in a heatwave that could produce record highs, especially on the East Coast.Chicago, Philadelphia and New York are expecting their hottest weather in at least seven years, as Washington, D.C., may see the highest temps ...

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Ilhan Omar gets standing ovation at town hall after Trump attacks

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Congresswoman Ilhan Omar received a warm welcome back home in Minneapolis Thursday, with supporters cheering her on at the airport and at a health care town hall event after a week of racist attacks from President Donald Trump, who told four Democratic congresswomen of color to "go back " to where they came from, and from supporters at a Trump campaign rally, who chanted "send her back" on Wednesday night. "I know there are a lot of people that are ...

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Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia as new secretary of labor

Tom Williams/Roll Call/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump announced that Eugene Scalia, son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, is his pick to become the next secretary of labor. The president made the announcement via Twitter on Thursday night, praising Eugene Scalia's work as a lawyer and in the field of labor.....working with labor and everyone else. He will be a great member of an Administration that has done more in the first 2 ½ years than perhaps any Administration in history!— Donald J. ...

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Biden v. Harris, Sanders v. Warren at next Democratic debates in Detroit

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Democratic National Committee announced Wednesday which of the 25 Democratic presidential candidates will be participating in the second Democratic primary debates set for July 30 and 31 in Detroit.Only 20 candidates in the large primary field will debate on stage over the two nights, a cap previously set by the DNC. On Thursday, CNN, the network hosting the debates, announced the lineups for each night as well as the podium placements based on polling during a live drawing.The candidates appearing ...

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Feds charge pharma execs, pharmacists with conspiring to distribute controlled substances

Darwin Brandis/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Two former pharmaceutical executives and two pharmacists were charged on Thursday by federal prosecutors in Ohio with conspiring to distribute controlled substances.Anthony Rattini, the former president of pharmaceutical distributor Miami-Luken and James Barclay, the former compliance officer of Miami-Luken were charged alongside pharmacists Devonna Miller-West and Samuel “Randy” Ballengee, according to court documents.In one instance, prosecutors claim that Miami-Luken distributed 3.7 million hydrocodone pills to a single pharmacy in Kermit, West Virginia -- a town with a population of about 400 ...

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Residents in New Jersey ordered to shelter in place after fire causes chemical reaction at plant

WABC-TV(NEW YORK) -- Two workers were injured and nearby residents were temporarily placed under a shelter-in-place order after a fire caused a chemical reaction at the Diamond Chemical Co., according to New Jersey authorities.Rutherford police announced on Thursday at around 2:30 p.m. that a chemical problem had been reported in East Rutherford."Shelter in Place and turn off your air conditioners on the east side of town immediately," the department wrote in a Facebook post. "A Shelter-in-Place is in effect and the east side of town ...

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Trump says US Navy ship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

Lance Cpl. Dalton Swanbeck/11th Marine Expeditionary Unit(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said that the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Boxer destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday that was "threatening the safety of the ship and the ship's crew.""The Boxer took defense action against the drone which had closed into a very close distance, approximately a thousand yards, ignoring multiple calls to stand down and was threatening the safety of the ship and the ship's crew," Trump said at the ...

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YTMT Logo Is there a plan?

Can anyone explain the wisdom of every year allowing a million or so poor, low-skilled, social services-consuming strangers into a country that is $22 trillion in debt and whose cities are already coping with a burgeoning homeless problem?

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