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Hamilton heads to Sepang 28 points clear of closest challenger Vettel after a hat-trick of wins moved him into pole position for a fourth world title. "I am not anxious, I am excited about making my debut in Sepang this weekend", he said. FIA race director Charlie Whiting visited the scene, and the session was not restarted as he ordered an inspection of all of the drain covers, which may have to be rewelded in place to ensure that there are no repeats of the incident for the rest of the ...
  • Sebastian Vettel puts Singapore crash behind him to focus on Malaysian GP

    Sebastian Vettel puts Singapore crash behind him to focus on Malaysian GP

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    I believe that we are in for a real battle of the giants with the Red Bull Renaults also now able to mix it with the big boys of the game. "The last race was a strong reminder that sport always has the power to surprise and defy all predictions", said Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff after the two Ferraris collided at Singapore .
  • House panel to consider children's health measure

    House panel to consider children's health measure

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    And with the turmoil in Congress lately, state officials are taking no chances. "Vulnerable children in communities across our country - including Syracuse, where a resounding 50 percent of our children are born into poverty - rely on this program for access to health care", Katko said in a statement.
  • Sask. students and teachers mark Orange Shirt Day

    Sask. students and teachers mark Orange Shirt Day

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    Students at H.J. Cody High School and Steffie Woima Elementary wore orange shirts September 29 to bring visibility and awareness to the residential school experience. Her grandmother had bought a new orange shirt for her to wear to her first day of school, but when she arrived her clothes were stripped off and taken away from her.
  • GOP Faces Challenge With Tax Overhaul: How to Treat the Rich

    GOP Faces Challenge With Tax Overhaul: How to Treat the Rich

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    But those assumptions are based largely on details laid out in the House Republican leadership's " A Better Way " blueprint from past year and the one-page tax outline released by the Trump administration in April . "What's outrageous to me, obviously the Republicans control congress - how a Republican congressperson from the state of NY could be supporting efforts that drive a stake through the heart of their own district, is reprehensible to me", Cuomo said.
  • White House probing use of private email

    White House probing use of private email

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    A lawyer for Kushner confirmed the report to Politico but attempted to downplay its significance. The internal White House review comes after the leaders of the House Oversight Committee opened an investigation earlier this week into the use of private email and encrypted communications software at the White House.
  • Merkel, Macron pledge to lead European Union forward post-Brexit

    Merkel, Macron pledge to lead European Union forward post-Brexit

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    Officials said Tusk will be given the job of reconciling Macron's vision of how the European Union should embrace a joint budget, a shared military and harmonized taxes to stay globally relevant with those ideas of European Union nations that might not want to grow too closer too quickly.
  • Governor Brown signs 15 new affordable housing laws

    Governor Brown signs 15 new affordable housing laws

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    She said the package only moves California "in the right direction". Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a package of legislation to ease California's housing crunch, answering years of calls for a strong state response to skyrocketing home prices and rents.
  • Twitter Found and Pulled Hundreds of Russia-Linked Accounts

    Twitter Found and Pulled Hundreds of Russia-Linked Accounts

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    Most of the accounts were pulled down because of Twitter's rules against spam. The statement added that RT, which was named in January in a United States intelligence report on election interference, spent at least $274,100 in 2016 for 1,823 tweet ads or "promotions" that "definitely or potentially targeted the U.S.
  • High court revives suit over how public schools are funded

    High court revives suit over how public schools are funded

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    IL is one of about two dozen states which mandate state workers pay union dues whether they join the union or not. In other words, as we said past year, when unions negotiate contracts with governments, they pursue goals with public policy impacts: how much money taxpayers will spend on employees rather than on other priorities, whether workers who incompetently provide services can be fired, what enforceable guarantees citizens have that union members will even show up for work.