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Former Sen. Harry Reid undergoes surgery for pancreatic cancer
Former Sen. Harry Reid undergoes surgery for pancreatic cancer

Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, is currently being treated for pancreatic cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

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Illinois death penalty would be reinstated for mass murderers, cop killers under Gov. Rauner's proposal
Illinois death penalty would be reinstated for mass murderers, cop killers under Gov. Rauner's proposal

Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed Monday reestablishing the death penalty in Illinois for certain violent criminals.

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Labour frontbencher clarifies new referendum call
Labour frontbencher clarifies new referendum call

A Labour frontbencher has been forced to issue a clarification after appearing to call for a referendum on the final Brexit deal.

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Johnson: Firms can still do business with Iran
Johnson: Firms can still do business with Iran

Boris Johnson has called on Iran to stick to its nuclear agreement with the UK, France and Germany in a bid to protect companies fearful of being penalised for doing business there.

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Jowell tributes: achievements and Beckham anecdote
Jowell tributes: achievements and Beckham anecdote

Baroness Tessa Jowell has been honoured by MPs as "the embodiment of empathy" after she died of brain cancer over the weekend.

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Corey Lewandowski joining Pence team, will focus on midterms and then 2020
Corey Lewandowski joining Pence team, will focus on midterms and then 2020

Corey Lewandowski, who helped Donald Trump win the Republican nomination, is getting back in the campaign game.

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May and Corbyn lead MPs' tributes to Tessa Jowell
May and Corbyn lead MPs' tributes to Tessa Jowell

MPs from across political spectrum pay tribute to former minister who died of brain cancer at the weekendTheresa May and Jeremy Corbyn have led heartfelt tributes in the House of Commons to the former cabinet minister Tessa Jowell, who died of brain cancer at the weekend. Related: May, Corbyn and Bercow lead Commons tributes to Tessa Jowell - Politics live Continue reading...

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'Sex and the City' star boasts Cuomo being dragged to the left by 'The Cynthia Effect'
'Sex and the City' star boasts Cuomo being dragged to the left by 'The Cynthia Effect'

Actress and activist Cynthia Nixon faces a steep climb to unseat Andrew Cuomo in the upcoming New York gubernatorial primary – but claims she’s already succeeding in pulling the Democratic establishment mainstay to the left as she picks off support from key liberal groups.

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What is the farm bill? From food stamps to conservation efforts, a look at the massive legislation
What is the farm bill? From food stamps to conservation efforts, a look at the massive legislation

House Republicans are gearing up for their next project: the massive farm bill.

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Supreme Court to tackle immigration, voting rights, unions: A look at major cases on justices' agenda
Supreme Court to tackle immigration, voting rights, unions: A look at major cases on justices' agenda

It’s almost decision time for the U.S. Supreme Court -- which has a full plate of issues: immigration and religious freedom, sports betting and voter rights.

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