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Arkansas governor dismisses calls for full execution probe

In the crash the driver of the other vehicle Michael Greenwood was killed. The appeals court is the middle step between initial rulings by federal judges and reviews by the Supreme Court. Arkansas e...

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Republicans refuse to fund ObamaCare subsidies

Republicans refuse to fund ObamaCare subsidies

If Congress can not agree to either a stopgap funding bill or a longer-term one by midnight Friday, federal agencies will run out of money and most likely have to abruptly lay off hundreds of thousand...

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Trump signed a new executive order to 'Buy American, Hire American'

Trump signed a new executive order to 'Buy American, Hire American'

The number of requests for H-1B visas declined this year by about 15 percent, or roughly 37,000 applications, but the total was still almost 200,000, far more than the 85,000 limit. NASSCOM, a trade b...

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Acosta sworn in as 27th US labor secretary

President Trump's pick for labor secretary was confirmed Thursday - squeaking in just under the wire to complete the POTUS' cabinet before his 100th day in office. Based on his experience and track re...

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On immigration, Trump has plenty to show in 100 days

Readler said the executive order instructs the Department of Homeland Security to identify local governments that do not hold illegal immigrants beyond normal detention time for additional scrut...

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Trump says China could have hacked Democratic emails

Trump says China could have hacked Democratic emails

Mr Trump has been dismissive of the statements by intelligence officials that Moscow hacked the emails to help Trump win the election. "If you cannot catch the hacker while you're doing it, it's ver...

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Trump Might Need Democrats' Support For Tax Reform

There will surely be compromises along the way, and while I don't like to be pessimistic, my guess is that the compromises will all make Trump's proposals worse. In a potentially devastating move for ...

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Lawmakers Say Trump's Immigration Orders Stop Non-Natives From Reporting Crime

Trump is unlikely to back off from his approach, and the administration has found ways to slow the flow of immigrants despite legal setbacks. Trump is the 45th President of the United States. Abo...

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NAFTA: Trump move with $1.2 trillion in trade could be risky

NAFTA: Trump move with $1.2 trillion in trade could be risky

In other words, the ripple effects on jobs from terminating NAFTA would likely be widespread. "I believe that all the conditions to reach a good negotiation exist, that will suit Mexico. "If I'm u...

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Swimmer injured in shark attack at Southern California beach

Swimmer injured in shark attack at Southern California beach

The victim was in the water north of the power plant near Basilone Road when she was attacked, witnesses said. Witnesses, who dragged her out of the water, said the animal had torn away part of her ...

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Trump, Kim's standoff on the Korean Peninsula keeps region on edge

A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the third test-fire flop just this month but a clear message of defi...

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Greitens activates Guard as flooding intensifies

Greitens activates Guard as flooding intensifies

Geological Survey. Eric Greitens declared a state of emergency in response to the flash flooding. Flood warnings and watches remain in place Sunday for more than two-thirds of the state. Officia...

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US executions: New troubles could resonate in upcoming case

US executions: New troubles could resonate in upcoming case

When the legal challenges were all said and done, four of the intended eight executions- Don William Davis, Stacey Eugene Johnson, Jason Farrell McGehee and Bruce Earl Ward - were stayed. Hutchinson...

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Be wary of White House claims about tax plan

Wednesday's tax-cut proposal from the White House may have been scant on details, but the big picture was hard to miss: If it passes, corporations are about to get a big gift in the form of lower tax ...

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Detroit officer critical after shooting; suspect killed

Detroit officer critical after shooting; suspect killed

Craig says the injured officer and his partner returned fire killing the suspected gunman - a black male - who has not been identified - is not believed to be a party to the original call to police. A...

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Sebastian Gorka to leave White House

A senior administration official told The Daily Beast that Gorka had been "entirely excluded" from the day-to-day work of the National Security Council. In any case, it wasn't made clear where exact...

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United Airlines: "Amicable resolution" reached with Dr. Dao

According to one of Dao's lawyers, his client suffered a broken nose and concussion, and lost two teeth. "We look forward to implementing the improvements we have announced, which will put our custome...

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Trump to talk with Singapore, Thailand leaders on North Korea

Trump to talk with Singapore, Thailand leaders on North Korea

The fact that any president or White House would dare to examine the possibility of eliminating press freedom should be alarming to every single American. So I want to move on, before you go, we have ...

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Trump Invites Controversial Philippines Leader Duterte to White House

Trump and Duterte - a strongman whose extrajudicial drug war has left thousands dead since June, and who has compared his crusade against addicts to Adolf Hitler's slaughter of Jews - had a "very fri...

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Congressional negotiators reach deal on government funding through September

White House officials had urged a floor vote on the legislation before President Donald Trump's 100th day in office on Saturday, hoping to follow through on a campaign promise to repeal and replace th...

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Immigrants plan May Day rallies buoyed by Trump opposition

Arrests of undocumented immigrants, both with and without criminal convictions, are up in the first 100 days of the Trump Administration when compared to past year. The raids were part of a nationwide...

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Journalists Celebrate Press Freedom At White House Correspondents' Dinner Without Trump

Journalists Celebrate Press Freedom At White House Correspondents' Dinner Without Trump

Minhaj pulled no punches during his 25-minute act: "The leader of our country is not here". And that's because he lives in Moscow, it is a very long flight. "As you may know there's another big gather...

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Tom Perez and Bernie Sanders Kick Off Nationwide Progressive Tour in Maine

Tom Perez and Bernie Sanders Kick Off Nationwide Progressive Tour in Maine

Sanders and Ellison are visiting red and purple states to mobilizes Democrats. "Republicans want to cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and education, and they want to give hundreds of billions ...

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Democrats stoke Trump-Kremlin controversy to build voter anger for 2018

In an injunction (pdf) that reflected the judge's apparent annoyance with the Trump administration's bad argument, Orrick wrote , "Federal funding that bears no meaningful relationship to immigrati...

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Victim's family pays for murderer's family to visit him before execution

Victim's family pays for murderer's family to visit him before execution

Kayla Greenwood emailed a statement to Williams through his attorney, telling him she had forgave him for the murder of her father. Though execution drugs are harder to come by, and the number of ...

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Easing Shutdown Worries, Trump Relents On Another Major Hurdle

The looming threat of a USA government shutdown and temporary layoffs starting on Saturday has lessened with the Trump White House no longer insisting that border wall funding be part of legisla...

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Berkeley hails peaceful debate over Ann Coulter

Coulter was invited to speak by campus Republicans, who also had invited right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulous to speak in February. "Even though Ann Coulter is clearly trolling and doing this for...

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Saints add safety, trade up for running back in NFL draft

Saints add safety, trade up for running back in NFL draft

New Orleans gave San Francisco their 2018 2nd round pick and 7th round pick this year for the 67th pick. The Saints took former Vols running back Alvin Kamara in the third round of the NFL Draft on ...

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Congressional Republicans from Northeast Ohio undecided on newest health care reform draft

Congressional Republicans from Northeast Ohio undecided on newest health care reform draft

The waiver also allows states to opt out of the community rating requirement that prevents insurers from charging different prices based on a client's health status or age. That amendment won over t...

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100 days in, Donald Trump says he has brought about 'profound change'

100 days in, Donald Trump says he has brought about 'profound change'

To supporters at an evening rally in Pennsylvania, he promoted American power and patriotism while emphasizing such priorities as American manufacturing, better trade deals, a border wall with Mexico ...

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Senate poised to confirm Acosta as Trump's man at Labor

President Trump has made rolling back regulations a priority in the first year of his administration, issuing an executive order that directed agencies to eliminate two rules for every new regulation ...

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North Korea missiles 'target US mainland'

China, the only major ally of North Korea, has been increasingly uncomfortable in recent months about its neighbour's pursuit of nuclear weapons and long-range ballistic missiles in violation on Unite...

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Storms Leave Several People Dead, Many Hurt in Northeast Texas

She said the other patients suffered injuries that weren't life-threatening. East Texas Medical Center locations in Athens and Tyler and Christus Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler are treatin...

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Joshua floors Klitschko in heavyweight title bout

Joshua floors Klitschko in heavyweight title bout

Before a boisterous crowd of 90,000, Joshua and Klitschko traded huge punches before Joshua finally found a way to finish the longtime former champion. Entering the eighth for the first the time and...

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Trump Finally Has A Full Cabinet

The vote was 60-38 , with eight Democrats breaking ranks to approve him. Though Acosta said in his hearing that he would support increasing the federal threshold to qualify for overtime pay, he dec...

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