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Helsinki, city chosen for Putin-Trump meeting, has history of U.S.-Russia summits

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) —  The White House and the Kremlin have announced that Finland’s capital, Helsinki will be the venue when President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold their first formal summit on July 16. The choice is, in many ways, not surprising. Helsinki has a history of hosting summits between U.S. and Russian leaders …

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Extended heat wave begins Friday in Northeast

ABC News.(NEW YORK) — Excessive and dangerous heat has overtaken the central U.S. and is expanding toward the East Coast for this weekend. As this heat heads toward the Northeast, several consecutive days above 90 degrees are likely. Hot temperatures will last into next week, and possibly right through the Fourth of July. Denver reached …

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Tory Burch’s advice for moms re-entering the workforce: be confident

Mike Pont/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Tory Burch said that before she launched her namesake fashion empire, she was a stay-at-home mom who had “no idea” what she would be doing in the future. She went on to re-enter the workforce and become one of America’s richest self-made women, and now she wants to give advice …

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Fashion mogul Tory Burch shares advice for fellow moms re-entering the workforce

Mike Pont/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Tory Burch said that before she launched her namesake fashion empire, she was a stay-at-home mom who had “no idea” what she would be doing in the future. She went on to re-enter the workforce and become one of America’s richest self-made women, and now she wants to give advice …

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Federal officers clearing out Occupy ICE encampment in Portland

KOIN-TV(PORTLAND) — A tent encampment erected by protesters that prompted the closure of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in Portland, Oregon, was being dismantled by federal law enforcement agents. Federal officers wearing riot gear and wielding batons moved in about 5:30 a.m. Pacific Time on Thursday and began tearing apart tents and makeshift …

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Shooting at Maryland newsroom that killed 5 was a targeted attack, police say

WJLA-TV(ANNAPOLIS, Md.) — The shooting at a Maryland newsroom that killed five people was a targeted attack, according to local police. Anne Arundel Police Department Bill Krampf said that the assailant, armed with a shotgun, looked for victims in the newsroom of the Capital Gazette, a daily newspaper in Annapolis, which is located in the …

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Senate passes its farm bill 86-11

The full Senate overwhelmingly passed its version of the 2018 farm bill late Thursday afternoon. Ag Committee Chairman Pat Roberts of Kansas says bipartisan collaboration was key in garnering the support needed to push the bill across the finish line. “With 171 amendments, at a vote of 86 to 11, obviously getting this farm bill …

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White mold coming back to forefront for Minnesota farmers

An agronomist in southern Minnesota says he’s starting to think a lot about white mold. Dan Koehler with Dekalb/AsGrow tells Brownfield the plant disease is probably still fresh on the minds of growers after multiple factors led to widespread white mold in 2017. A similarity this year, he says, is excessive moisture. “We’re in the …

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Amendment to tighten SNAP requirements goes nowhere in Senate

The author of a Senate farm bill amendment to put more restrictions on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP says able-bodied adults without children should be required to work more and receive less. Republican Senator John Kennedy of Louisiana says, “I don’t want to take away food stamps from people in need, I do …

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FSA director says cotton seed information being sent

The Farm Service Agency is giving cotton farmers information to help them prepare for the new cotton seed safety net program. FSA director Richard Fordyce tells Brownfield, “FSA will start sending information to producers on current generic base acres, yields and 2008 to 2012 planting history.” Fordyce says the preliminary information will help cotton farmers …

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Biodiesel tax credit extension sought

The biodiesel industry is looking for more good news following the EPA’s proposal for higher blending requirements of the fuel. Mike Youngerberg with the Minnesota Soybean Growers was in Washington, D.C. this week, pressing Congress to extend the $1-dollar per-gallon Biodiesel Tax Credit for 2018 and 2019. He’s also seeking some long-term certainty for the …

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Federal officers clearing out Occupy ICE encampment in Portland

KOIN-TV(PORTLAND) — A tent encampment erected by protesters that prompted the closure of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in Portland, Oregon, was being dismantled by federal law enforcement agents. Federal officers wearing riot gear and wielding batons moved in about 5:30 a.m. Pacific Time on Thursday and began tearing apart tents and makeshift …

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At least 5 dead in shooting at Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis: Officials

WJLA-TV(ANNAPOLIS, Md.) — Five people are dead and several others are “gravely” injured after a shooting at the Capital Gazette, a daily local newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, officials said. One suspect was engaged by responding officers within about 1 minute and taken into custody, officials from Anne Arundel County Government said. There was no gunfire …

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IBM to send ‘friendly’ floating robot head named CIMON to International Space Station

IBM(CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — An 11-pound, artificially-intelligent, floating robot head is being sent to the International Space Station (ISS) this week to assist astronauts there, IBM executives announced Thursday. The astronaut assistant is named CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile Companion) is the product of a joint project between the German Aerospace Center, Airbus, and International Business …

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Reporter describes scene of active shooter at Maryland newspaper as a ‘war zone’

WJLA-TV(ANNAPOLIS, Md.) — A reporter described the scene from inside the building of a Maryland newsroom where an active shooting opened fire on employees as a “war zone.” Phil Davis, a courts and crime reporter for the Capital Gazette, a daily Annapolis newspaper, wrote that a single gunman shot through the glass door to the …

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Reporter describes scene of active shooter at Maryland newspaper as a ‘war zone’

WJLA-TV(ANNAPOLIS, Md.) — A reporter described the scene from inside the building of a Maryland newsroom where an active shooting opened fire on employees as a “war zone.” Phil Davis, a courts and crime reporter for the Capital Gazette, a daily Annapolis newspaper, wrote that a single gunman shot through the glass door to the …

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New ‘medically confirmed’ case of US employee in Cuba hit in mystery health incidents

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — After a medical evaluation, another U.S. worker at the embassy in Havana was “medically confirmed to have experienced health effects” that have affected more than two dozen personnel and confounded investigators for a year and a half, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said Thursday. The new employee is one of two affected by …

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At least 5 dead in shooting at Annapolis newspaper: Officials

WJLA-TV(ANNAPOLIS, Md.) — At least five people are dead and several others injured from a shooting at the Capital Gazette, a daily newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, officials said. One suspect is in custody, officials said. Gazette crime and courts reporter Phil Davis tweeted, “There is nothing more terrifying than hearing multiple people get shot while …

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Several dead in shooting at Annapolis newspaper: Officials

WJLA-TV(ANNAPOLIS, Md.) — Several people are dead and several others injured from a shooting at the Capital Gazette, a daily newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, officials said. One suspect is in custody, officials said. Gazette crime and courts reporter Phil Davis tweeted, “There is nothing more terrifying than hearing multiple people get shot while you’re under …

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Reporter tweets from ‘terrifying’ scene of active shooter at Maryland newspaper

WJLA-TV(ANNAPOLIS, Md.) — Reporters are tweeting from inside the building of Maryland newsroom where an active shooting scene is unfolding. Phil Davis, a courts and crime reporter for the Capital Gazette, a daily Annapolis newspaper, wrote that a single gunman shot through the glass door to the office and then opened fired on employees. Davis …

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