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Support to legalize marijuana hits all-time high

And, in a Yahoo survey released earlier this week , over 80% of respondents said cannabis should be legal for medical uses. "It's use and possession is against federal law", said John Kelly, secretar...

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New York's mayor blasts Sessions' 'soft on crime' statement

New York's mayor blasts Sessions' 'soft on crime' statement

The announcement from DOJ falls on the heels of the recent visit to the southern border made by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Homeland Security Sec. A federal excise tax increase, w...

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Gorsuch's First Supreme Court Vote Allows Execution

Gorsuch's First Supreme Court Vote Allows Execution

The state of Arkansas planned their condensed barrage of executions for this month because its reserves of midozalam, the drug that renders inmates unconscious while their hearts are being stopped, we...

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Arkansas executes first inmate since 2005

Ledell Lee , who was convicted of murder in 1995, died on Thursday night at 11:56 p.m., 12 minutes after receiving the lethal drug cocktail. John Moritz of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, from left...

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Trump slams first 100 days construct -- after repeatedly embracing it

Trump slams first 100 days construct -- after repeatedly embracing it

Or at least try to get out ahead of it. A handful of presidents, facing extraordinary crises - FDR and Obama, for example - managed to complete some historic tasks in their first 100 days, but as a ru...

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Trump Jr.'s prairie dog hunt in Montana prompts backlash

Trump Jr.'s prairie dog hunt in Montana prompts backlash

This is the second ad for the CLF to air ahead of Montana's special election on May 25 to fill the state's lone House seat vacated by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. Lindsey Sterling Krank is the group...

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France PM warns Le Pen against 'exploiting' Paris tragedy

While he was still seen winning the first round with 24.5 per cent, his score slipped half a percentage point while Le Pen's rose by one to 23 per cent. "Other policemen engaged and shot and killed th...

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Hillary Clinton Warns Trump Administration Threatens LGBT Rights

Hillary Clinton Warns Trump Administration Threatens LGBT Rights

Malalis, the chair and commissioner of the New York City Commission on Human Rights, who was honored with the Community Impact Award. However, Clinton joked at the dinner that she was "preaching to th...

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Justice Dept. tells 9 sanctuary cities grant money at risk

It is an extension of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' repeated threats to crack down on sanctuary communities by denying or stripping them of grant money. New York City Police Commissioner James O'Ne...

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Gorsuch faced early test in court's life-and-death power

Gorsuch faced early test in court's life-and-death power

The court's website shows no such opinion being released since Gorsuch joined the court. He said a resignation was "rumored", and that he expected President Donald Trump's next nominee to the high c...

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Key GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz will not seek re-election

Key GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz will not seek re-election

In the Facebook post, Chaffetz also said that he "may run again for public office, but not in 2018". Chaffetz announced Wednesday that he wouldn't be on the ballot for House or Senate in 2018. Cha...

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WIPR survey: Readers split over Gorsuch's Supreme Court associate justice confirmation

Reuters reporters noted Gorsuch's "composure" and "confidence" throughout his first day on the bench. Justice Clarence Thomas once famously went 10 years without asking a question from the benc...

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Defense to plead for leniency in death ex-New Orleans Saint

Cardell Hayes was facing 60 years behind bars for the shooting death of the ex-NFL star, but was granted a lesser sentence for manslaughter, NFL.com reported. Hayes' mother, Dawn Mumphrey, also test...

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Survivalist who ambushed police seeks to avoid death penalty

Survivalist who ambushed police seeks to avoid death penalty

The jury will begin the penalty phase deliberations tomorrow. Frein melted into the woods after taking four shots with a high-powered rifle, eluding capture for almost seven weeks. He insisted Frein...

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High-skills visa applications drop ahead of Trump move to limit program

High-skills visa applications drop ahead of Trump move to limit program

The order is aimed at fulfilling his " America First " campaign promises. The move pushes to protect American made goods and reform the H-1B visa program for temporary foreign workers. The plan is m...

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Pence on North Korea: 'It's time for them to behave'

US officials said there was a higher-than-usual level of activity by Chinese bombers, signaling a possible heightened state of readiness by Beijing, reclusive North Korea's sole major ally, although t...

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Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley after speech cancelled

Spencer Brown, spokesman for the Young America's Foundation, which is paying $17,000 of Coulter's $20,000 fee, said her speech will happen "whether Berkeley likes it or not", notes the San Francisco...

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Arkansas executes first prisoner in 12 years

Arkansas executes first prisoner in 12 years

The schedule has been attributed to the expiration date of Arkansas' supply of midazolam, the first drug administered in the three-drug cocktail used in lethal injections. "That factor, when considere...

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Berkeley reverses decision to cancel Ann Coulter speech

She called claims of the university trying to set up an alternate date "FAKE NEWS!" In that context, Ms. Coulter's announcement that she intends to come to this campus on April 27 without regard for t...

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Venezuela opposition vows fresh protests despite deaths

Venezuela opposition vows fresh protests despite deaths

Deputies of the Venezuelan coalition of opposition parties (MUD), clash with Venezuelan National Guards during a protest outside the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) in Caracas, Venezuela, March 30, 201...

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Marine Le Pen demands closure of all Islamist mosques in France

Le Pen, the leader of France's right-wing National Front party, has been the most hawkish candidate on security issues and is a known critic of France's current immigration policies. With 25% unde...

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Sanders launches multi-state 'Fight Back' tour

Other stops include: Louisville, Kentucky; Miami; Grand Prairie, Texas; Omaha, Nebraska; Salt Lake City; and Mesa, Arizona. Customers at Coffee Tree Books in Frankfort welcomed former presidential c...

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Bill O'Reilly said to get almost $25 million payout from Fox

Bill O'Reilly said to get almost $25 million payout from Fox

Amid backlash due to decades-long allegations of sexual harassment , it was announced on Thursday FOX News was cutting ties with O'Reilly. O'Reilly and his team considered the email from Bonner t...

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Trump fundraises for Ga. Republican ahead of runoff

While Ossoff declared "a victory for the ages", President Trump claimed a win for Republicans, who combined to win 50.5 percent of the votes. Winning the June 20 run-off will be a steeper chal...

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Sanders urges Democrats to reach out to Trump supporters

The goal, Sanders said, was to transform the Democratic party "into a 50 state party, and a party which does not continue to ignore half of the states in our country including some of the poorest stat...

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Trump credits himself for Georgia runoff | Cap on charitable tax deductions eyed

President Trump made a Thursday fundraising pitch for Georgia GOP House candidate Karen Handel , as both parties pull out all the stops for a much-watched June runoff. Ossoff. Ossoff, also a former...

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First execution in Arkansas race to use up lethal injection drugs

Asa Hutchinson, speaks with reporters early Friday, April 21, 2017 , following the execution of death row inmate Ledell Lee. In the ruling on the state's lethal injection drug, the Arkansas Supreme...

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"Finally she's in safe hands": Missing teen's friend speaks out

The criminal complaint said based on the investigation, it is believed the 50-year-old former teacher and the teen were involved in a sexual relationship and traveled across state lines to continue ...

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Ann Coulter Vows to Speak at Berkeley Despite University Calling It Off

A U.S. university which saw violent protests when Milo Yiannopoulos was invited to speak has cancelled an immigration lecture by controversial Donald Trump supporter Ann Coulter over safety concerns. ...

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Sanders urges party to go beyond comfort zone

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders: I don't consider myself a Democrat Clinton campaign dogged by infighting, overconfidence Poll: Bernie Sanders country's most popular active politician MORE (I...

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ISIS claims Paris attack that left policeman dead

Belgian security officials had warned French counterparts before the attack that El Osri was a "very unsafe individual en route to France" aboard the Thalys high-speed train. Security in Paris has...

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Sanders headlining event aimed at boosting Democrats

Sanders said if Democrats "are going to protect a woman's right to choose, at the end of the day we're going to need Democratic control over the House and the Senate, and state governments all over ...

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Ann Coulter Vows to Speak at UC Berkeley Despite Ban

Coulter, the event sponsors, audience, and bystanders could be adequately protected - at any of the campus venues available on April 27th", the letter said . Berkeley's response may provide cover ...

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United Nations condemns North Korea missile launch after Russia, US spar over words

United Nations condemns North Korea missile launch after Russia, US spar over words

The Trump administration has taken an increasingly hardline stance on North Korea, floating the possibility of a military solution to the tensions. U.S. North Korea did not refer to the mix-up but s...

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NFL Draft 2017 preview: Detroit Lions' top needs, pick predictions

NFL Draft 2017 preview: Detroit Lions' top needs, pick predictions

In SNF's return to Ford Field, the Lions and Steelers meet in primetime for the first time in the history of the series that dates back to 1934. They have beaten Detroit in seven straight games dati...

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