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Michels; Barnes, Johnson face off in Wis. this fall

Tuesday's primaries in four states - Connecticut, Minnesota Vermont and Wisconsin - determined who's running in November's midterms in an election that will decide how far President Joe Biden can advance his agenda in the second half of his term.The Aug. 9 contests continued to show Donald Trump's might as GOP kingmaker — as Republicans continued to rally around the the former president a day after the FBI searched his Mar-a-Lago estate.The former president's influence during a  string of GOP primaries this year continued Tuesday with a victory by Tim Michels whom Trump had endorsed over an estbalishment candidate who had the backing for former Vice President Mike Pence.Latest developments:In Vermont, State Senate President Pro Tempore Becca Balint has won the Democratic primary for the...
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Another Republican who backed Trump’s impeachment concedes defeat

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, a Washington Republican who voted to impeach Donald Trump over his role in the Jan. 6 riot, granted Tuesday to a challenger backed by the former president.NBC News has not yet projected the second candidate who will advance the general election in the state's 3rd congressional district. As it stands, the top two vote-getters, who under the state's election rules would advance to the general election, are Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez and the Trump-endorsed Republican Joe Kent. Beutler conceded her race Tuesday night in a statement that did not mention Kent by name.“Though my campaign came up short this time, I'm proud of all we've accomplished together for the place where I was raised and still call home,” she said. “Serving you in the United States Cong...
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Aidan Hutchinson, Dan Campbell shine

The long-awaited debut HBO's "Hard Knocks" featuring the Detroit Lions hit our screens Tuesday night. And it wouldn't be a surprise if some brick walls are no longer standing up after Lions fans ran through them.From Dan Campbell's desire to drag teams into the deep water and Aidan Hutchinson's journey to Jamaal Williams' impassioned speech and the experience (and brotherhood) of the coaching staff, fans got a chance to see the men in Honolulu blue and silver like never before.Here are the five main highlights from the first episode of Hard Knocks.TUESDAY'S PRACTICE:Why German documentary crew is trailing Amon-Ra St. BrownAidan Hutchinson moonwalks onto spotlightWe have to start with the rookie hazing song of the year, brought to us by Aidan Hutchinson. The No. 2 overall pick out of Mic...
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Lions HBO ‘Hard Knocks’ 2022: Best Fan Tweets, Memes from Episode 1 | News, Scores, Highlights, Stats, and Rumors

Nic Antaya/Getty ImagesIt's only right that the 2022 edition of HBO's Hard Knocks started out with Dan Campbell.After all, the Detroit Lions' second-year head coach is a quote machine who brings a unique blend of energy, motivational tactics and experience as a former player. Those quotes and his focus on "grit" were on full display before the opening credits even rolled in Tuesday's opening episode of HBO's annual behind-the-scenes look at training camp for an NFL team.This year's team is the Lions, and viewers were ready to run through a wall for Campbell just like the players:NFL Movies @NFLFilmsCoach Campbell's intensity is unmatched 🗣#HardKnocks: TONIGHT 10pm on @HBOMax pic.twitter.com/7qKMXlDmvikyle meinke @kmeinke"We'll play on grass, we'll play on turf, we'll go to a (expletive...
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‘Clearly was in a crisis’: Anne Heche gets support from Hollywood after car crash

Alec Baldwin, Rosie O’Donnell and Rosanna Arquette are among the Hollywood stars who have Anne Heche in their thoughts after the actor’s fiery car crash in Mar Vista last week.On Friday, Heche landed in the hospital after crashing her car and causing a home to catch fire. She is in a coma after sustaining burns. As of Monday, Heche “is in critical condition” with “a significant pulmonary injury requiring mechanical ventilation and burns that require surgical intervention,” a spokeswoman for Heche told The Times in a statement.Baldwin, who co-starred with Heche in a number of film and stage projects, including “The Juror” and “Twentieth Century,” said he’s sending his best wishes to his “old pal of mine.”“There’s not a lot of women I’ve worked with that are brave in the way that Anne is...
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Trump’s legal team was in talks with the Justice Department this spring over records stored at Mar-a-Lago, attorney says

Donald Trump's legal team was in discussions with the Justice Department as recently as early June about records stored at the former president's Mar-a-Largo home that FBI agents searched on Monday, one of his attorneys confirmed to NBC News.Trump attorney Christina Bobb said Tuesday that the FBI removed about a dozen boxes from a basement storage area, and that a search warrant left by agents indicated they were investigating possible violations of laws dealing with the handling of classified material and the Presidential Records Act.With her account, multiple sources have now confirmed to NBC News that the unprecedented search was related to classified material.The Washington Post first reported the new details from Bobb, who said she was present for Monday's search, while CNN previou...
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Barnes, Johnson to face off in Wis. this fall

Tuesday's primaries in four states - Connecticut, Minnesota Vermont and Wisconsin - will determine who's running in November's midterms in an election that will decide how far President Joe Biden can advance his agenda in the second half of his term.The Aug. 9 contests also will provide another round in former President Donald Trump's ongoing proxy war with Mike Pence, his former vice president, as they are backing different contenders in the Wisconsin Republican gubernatorial primary. The winner is expected to face incumbent Democratic Gov. Tony Evers.And the retirement of Vermont Democrat Patrick Leahy, the Senate's longest active serving member, is opening up the seat for the first time in almost half a century.Latest developments:In Vermont, State Senate President Pro Tempore Becca ...
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Pro-impeachment GOP Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler concedes, as Trump-backed challenger Joe Kent takes lead

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., one of 10 Republican House members who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump, conceded her re-election bid Tuesday as Trump-supported challenger Joe Kent appears set to advance to the general election.Beutler is one of two Washington representatives who voted to impeach Trump, though Rep. Dan Newhouse survived his own challenge from the right to appear on midterm election ballot in November. In a statement, Beutler, who represents Washington state's Third Congressional District, thanked Washington state for their support, and said despite her loss she was "proud that I always told the truth, stuck to my principles, and did what I knew to be best for our country.""Ever since I was first elected to...
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Trump dines with House Republicans

The FBI search of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago home drew wide reaction in Washington from Trump allies claiming the Justice Department overreached to lawmakers backing up the agencies unprecedented action. Here's the latest on what we know: Why did they search his home?: Two people familiar with the search told USA TODAY the action was connected to Trump's alleged removal of documents from the White House to his Mar-a-Lago property when his term in office was over.What investigations involving Trump are there?: In February, the National Archives said it had contacted the Justice Department about Trump's removal of classified material from the White House. An Atlanta-area grand jury is hearing testimony in an investigation of whether Trump tried to meddle in the 2020 electi...
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Facebook messages used by cops in Nebraska abortion charges

OMAHA – A Nebraska woman has been charged with helping her teenage daughter end her pregnancy at about 24 weeks after investigators uncovered Facebook messages in which the two discussed using medication to induce an abortion and plans to burn the fetus afterward.The prosecutor handling the case said it's the first time he has charged anyone for illegally performing an abortion after 20 weeks, a restriction that was passed in 2010. Before the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June, states weren't allowed to enforce abortion bans until the point at which a fetus is considered viable outside the womb, at roughly 24 weeks.In one of the Facebook messages, Jessica Burgess, 41, tells her then 17-year-old daughter that she has obtained abortion pills for her and gives her instruction...