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Fact Check: Could Andrew Jackson Have Stopped The Civil War, As Trump Said?
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Fact Check: Could Andrew Jackson Have Stopped The Civil War, As Trump Said?

President Donald Trump speaks on the Oval Office telephone in January, as a portrait of former President Andrew Jackson hangs in the background. In an interview published Monday, Trump wondered aloud about whether the Civil War would have happened had …

No serious flood problems despite four consecutive days of rain, officials say
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No serious flood problems despite four consecutive days of rain, officials say

Rain hit the Chicago area for the fourth consecutive day, causing rising river waters and some road closures but no serious problems, suburban officials said Monday.

The heaviest rain was in the southwest suburbs, with 2 to 5 inches from …

How Rebecca Lowe went from England to become the US’s face of football
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How Rebecca Lowe went from England to become the US’s face of football

As a girl in west London, Rebecca Lowe simply aspired to be like her mother, Judith, and become an actor. So how in the world did Lowe end up as a sports broadcaster on a US television network, with a …

Senate minority bloc visits De Lima in detention
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Senate minority bloc visits De Lima in detention

The minority bloc is keen on requesting the court to allow detained Senator Leila de Lima to attend ‘critical’ Senate debates and votes

DE LIMA’S GUESTS. The Senate minority bloc visits detained Senator Leila de Lima in detention in Camp …

Blake Shelton And Gwen Stefani Reportedly Blindsided By Miranda Lambert’s Wedding Plans
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Blake Shelton And Gwen Stefani Reportedly Blindsided By Miranda Lambert’s Wedding Plans

Things are getting serious between Miranda Lambert and Anderson East. The two are reportedly on the verge of tying the knot and their wedding plans have completely blindsided Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani. Who will get married first?

An insider …

Still don’t have the votes: Trumpcare 2.0 is doomed again, as Republicans still can’t get behind Obamacare replacement
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Still don’t have the votes: Trumpcare 2.0 is doomed again, as Republicans still can’t get behind Obamacare replacement

Paul Ryan has said that he will not bring the bill to the floor until he is sure has the votes. He doesn’t

Still don’t have the votes: Trumpcare 2.0 is doomed again, as Republicans still can’t get behind Obamacare …

CNN Takes on Donald Trump’s ‘Fake News’ Label
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CNN Takes on Donald Trump’s ‘Fake News’ Label

A CNN camera operator waits by his camera as the network prepares for the first democratic presidential candidate debate at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 13, 2015.

CNN and Donald Trump are it again.

The two …

El Chapo lieutenant El Licenciado arrested in Mexico City
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El Chapo lieutenant El Licenciado arrested in Mexico City

This frame grab from video shows Damaso Lopez, known as “El Licenciado,” escorted by police after his capture at an upscale apartment building in Mexico City, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Jorge Barrera, APTN)

By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press

MEXICO …

UK troops arrive in South Sudan to provide engineering, medical aid
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UK troops arrive in South Sudan to provide engineering, medical aid

FILE PHOTO: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) peacekeepers meet women and children on their path during a patrol near Bentiu, northern South Sudan, February 11, 2017.

Several dozen British troops on Tuesday arrived in Juba, capital of South …

BP trebles its profits on the back of oil price recovery, record production and cost-cutting
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BP trebles its profits on the back of oil price recovery, record production and cost-cutting

BP profits have nearly tripled after massive cost cutting and a boost from the oil price.

The oil giant made £1.1billion over the first quarter of 2017 compared to £384million in the previous quarter.

It swung back from a £451million …