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Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says 'no'

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WASHINGTON President Donald Trump made calls to fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Friday to mobilize support for their party's healthcare overhaul while acknowledging the legislation is on a "very, very narrow path" to passage. | Video

Former Vanderbilt football player found guilty of rape

NASHVILLE, Tenn. A Tennessee jury on Friday found a former Vanderbilt University football player guilty of raping an unconscious female student in a teammate's dormitory room in 2013.

Jun 23 2017

Gunman in California UPS shooting targeted co-workers for slayings

The UPS employee who shot three coworkers to death last week inside a United Parcel Service facility in San Francisco before killing himself appears to have singled out his victims deliberately, but a motive remains unknown, police said on Friday.

Jun 23 2017

U.S. government narrows focus of counter-extremism program

WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Friday announced changes to a $10 million government grant program, narrowing its focus around efforts to combat Islamist extremism.

Jun 23 2017

Pentagon weighs possible delay in new transgender recruits

WASHINGTON The Pentagon said on Friday it was reviewing recommendations from the U.S. military chiefs that included calls for more time to implement plans to allow new transgender recruits to join the U.S. armed forces.

Jun 23 2017

Illinois governor signs bill targeting repeat gun offenders

CHICAGO Repeat gun offenders in Illinois will face longer prison sentences under a bill Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law on Friday that aims to curb gun violence in Chicago, which has long struggled with street shootings and violent crime.

Jun 23 2017

U.S. Marine Corps to resume F-35 operations a day after suspension at Arizona base

The U.S. Marine Corps said on Friday it resumed flight operations for Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35B fighter jets after temporarily suspended operations a day ago because of software problems.

Jun 23 2017

Representative Scalise, wounded in Virginia shooting, is out of ICU

WASHINGTON Steve Scalise, the Louisiana lawmaker shot last week at a U.S. congressional baseball team practice, is no longer in the intensive care unit of the hospital where he is being treated and remains in fair condition, the hospital said on Friday.

Jun 23 2017

At women-only salon in Brooklyn, Muslim-Americans prepare for Eid

NEW YORK Nevien Shehadeh, 19, was one of many Muslim women who chose Le'Jemalik Salon and Boutique in New York's borough of Brooklyn on Friday to prepare for the Eid al-Fitr holiday.

Jun 23 2017

Second mistrial declared in killing of black man by ex-Cincinnati cop

CINCINNATI For the second time, a mistrial was declared in the murder trial of a white former University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop. | Video

Jun 23 2017

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