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Missing Tennessee teen to return home, teacher charged with kidnapping: family

Missing Tennessee teen to return home, teacher charged with kidnapping: family

Cummins faces state charges of aggravated kidnapping and sexual contact with a minor as well as a federal charge of taking a minor across state lines to have sex. "He needs to be held accountable for ...

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China puts bombers on 'high alert' as tensions with North Korea escalate

Council diplomats, speaking anonymously because discussions were private, said the USA, which is in charge of drafting council statements and resolutions on North Korea , had dropped the call for "di...

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No reason to believe gays abused in Chechnya

No reason to believe gays abused in Chechnya

The Chechen interior ministry dismissed the allegations as an "April fools' joke", while the press minister demanded journalists name interviewed victims and apologise for their "filthy provocation "...

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Trump Derides First 100 Days As "Ridiculous Standard"

Trump's own 100 days is being measured by the media and the public on issues that include whether Obamacare is repealed and replaced, a congressional passage of a tax reform package, the lifting ...

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Scientists Hit the Streets to Demand Respect, Funding

Scientists Hit the Streets to Demand Respect, Funding

People walk past Trump International Hotel and Tower during the Earth Day "March For Science NYC" demonstration to coincide with similar marches globally in Manhattan, New York , U.S., April 22, 201...

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UC Berkeley calls off Ann Coulter's speech; she vows to speak anyway

A leader of the college Republican group that invited Coulter also said his group planned to reject the new terms and alleged that the university is placing strict conditions on the event, according ...

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At Least 140 Killed in Taliban Assault on Afghan Army Base

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has declared a national day of mourning after scores of soldiers were killed at a military base by Taliban fighters dressed as fellow soldiers. The facility in Balkh prov...

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Legal Marijuana Quinnipiac Poll Hits New High of Support

Legal Marijuana Quinnipiac Poll Hits New High of Support

The same poll taken in December 2012 showed 51 percent of respondents supported legalization. Overall, the poll results represent the continuation of a dramatic shift for Americans, who not 30 y...

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Tad Cummins arrest: Tipster reveals how teacher covered up identity

Tad Cummins arrest: Tipster reveals how teacher covered up identity

The pair had been in the heavily wooded area 60 miles south of the OR line since at least last week, according to Griffin Barry, the man who says he eventually helped police capture Cummins. Court pap...

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Spicer: Navy ships eventually will reach the Korean Peninsula

A few days later, President Donald Trump said they were sending a very powerful navy to the area, in response to what his government considers a nuclear threat by North Korea. The next day, the U.S....

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Sessions outlines immigration crackdown as part of new 'Trump era'

Sessions outlines immigration crackdown as part of new 'Trump era'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions explained to host Sean Hannity how border security has changed since President Donald Trump took office almost three months ago. Advocates of reducing immigration and s...

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Turkey's Erdogan Says He's Set to Meet Trump in Washington

Deputy chairman Bulent Tezcan said Friday that his Republican People's Party, or CHP, would seek a cancellation of the electoral board's controversial decision at the Council of State. The European ...

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Kansas outcome a warning to GOP

Estes defeated Democratic candidate Jim Thompson by less than seven points, earning 52.5% of the vote while Thompson earned 45.7% - a difference of about 8,000 votes, according to the New York Times ...

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Sanders, Perez try to jumpstart Kentucky Democrats

Sanders, Perez try to jumpstart Kentucky Democrats

Democrats hailed Thompson's unexpectedly strong performance but party strategists came under fire for not investing more in Thompson's campaign. From the "Come Together and Fight Back" tour's kick...

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Trump Prods Italy On NATO Spending

President Donald Trump on Thursday said he does not believe the United States should continue to play a role in stabilizing Libya , where violence and political instability has reigned since the ov...

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Gorsuch's Swearing-In Ceremony Was Designed to Coax Justice Kennedy Off the Bench

Gorsuch's Swearing-In Ceremony Was Designed to Coax Justice Kennedy Off the Bench

Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan took their oaths at the Supreme Court and did not go the White House for a public ceremony. Gorsuch's wife, Louise, and two teenage daughters were present ...

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Is Georgia election a sign of a Democratic comeback?

Price won the district in November with over 60 percent of the vote, but Trump beat his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, by barely a percentage point in the district. "I think she will embrace Trump...

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How Gorsuch's confirmation could impact the Supreme Court

But the newest justice was not shy. The Monday case, though, did reflect the commonplace sort of conflict that dominates the court that decided 48 percent of all cases by a 9-0 last term . And as J...

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UC Berkeley Surrenders Again: Ann Coulter Speech Scrapped

Her speech topic centered on immigration. University chiefs had sent a letter to the Berkeley College Republicans, one of the student groups responsible for the event, saying they were reschedulin...

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Employees check-in policy changed after passenger's forcible removal

It will require employees seeking a seat on a plane to book it at least an hour before departure, a policy that might have prevented last Sunday's confrontation. He also explained how he had to be o...

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Trump calls 100-day assessment

Trump calls 100-day assessment "ridiculous"

With the "ridiculous standard" of the 100-day mark on the horizon, and the media prepared to "kill", the Trump administration seems to be doing everything in its power to make its predicament worse....

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New Supreme Court Era Begins as Neil Gorsuch Is Sworn In

New Supreme Court Era Begins as Neil Gorsuch Is Sworn In

Justice Samuel Alito says that when he took over as the court's rookie from Justice Stephen Breyer in 2006, after Breyer had been the court's junior member for more than a decade, Breyer still leapt u...

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Trump Supreme Court Pick Neil Gorsuch Takes Place On High Court Bench

The case before the justices involved a technical issue about the process for a federal worker to appeal his discrimination claim. Justice Clarence Thomas, for example, has long declined to ask any qu...

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Canada's dairy measures a 'disgrace'

Canada's dairy measures a 'disgrace'

Trump said on Thursday "what they've done to our dairy farm workers is a disgrace ". He said they can always look to improve the North American Free Trade Agreement . Because of this, it's had a neg...

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Trump's treasury secretary: The tax cut 'will pay for itself'

Trump signed an executive order to review major regulations set a year ago and simplify America's notorious tax filing process . Also important, this is just more clear evidence that Trump has no i...

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz will not run for reelection in 2018

Rep. Jason Chaffetz will not run for reelection in 2018

Chaffetz has served in his current seat since 2008. Herbert said it would likely mimic a typical election process. Kidd had raised $15,500 in recent months but was left with only $1,600 after spending...

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The 8 inmates Arkansas was planning to execute this month

Meanwhile, the Arkansas Supreme Court also barred a state judge who blocked the multiple execution plan from taking up any death penalty related cases after he participated in a protest where he appea...

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Heading home or on a new job: Fresno victims shot at random

He shot and killed three people Tuesday and one last week. Police say the shooter was candid in explaining the crimes that began Thursday night, when he killed another white man, a motel security gu...

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New GOP Health Proposal Could Ditch Protections For People Who Are Sick

The U.S. government is supposed to take care of its citizens and, according to the President, Mexico is supposed to pay for the wall. A Republican congressional representative who spoke to CNBC ...

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Trump calls 100-day benchmark 'ridiculous'

Trump calls 100-day benchmark 'ridiculous'

On the other hand, by the standards of a centrist with a practical view on what the government can and should do, a president who saved the economy from the worst crisis in generations, dealt a blow t...

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DOJ asks sanctuary cities to prove cooperation with immigration law

DOJ asks sanctuary cities to prove cooperation with immigration law

So it's an open question whether Congress or the administration can find ways to punish sanctuary cities without impacting local law enforcement where it is needed. The letters demand that each juri...

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'March For Science' Events Planned Across Montana

'March For Science' Events Planned Across Montana

Clearly aware of the potential criticism, the march's website addresses the issue: "The march is explicitly a political movement, aimed at holding leaders in politics and science accountable", thou...

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Justice Department threatens NYC, other sanctuary cities in immigration fight

In regards to New York City in particular, the statement read, " New York City continues to see gang murder after gang murder, the predictable effect of the city's "soft on crime" stance". It...

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Democrats roar back on air with new pro-Ossoff blitz

The nearest Republican was former Georgia secretary of state Karen Handel , who won just 19.8 per cent of the vote. Trump tweeted Wednesday: "Dems failed in Kansas and are now failing in Georgia". ...

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Justice Department sends compliance letters to 'crumbling' sanctuary jurisdictions

The department sent a letter to eight cities and one county warning they could lose federal funds if they continue to limit communication with the Department of Homeland Security about "information re...

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