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Auburn's first Mardi Gras parade set for Saturday

Auburn's first Mardi Gras parade set for Saturday

A Mardi Gras Big Easy Bites and Booze Tour is available for revelers looking to start the celebration early. On Sunday, Feb. 26, the Navy Band will perform at noon in Mardi Gras Park; Navy d...

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Anti-Defamation League's National Headquarters in NYC Receives Bomb Threat

Anti-Defamation League's National Headquarters in NYC Receives Bomb Threat

The threat was called into ADL's Murray Hill headquarters, 605 3rd Ave., at about 11:08 a.m. on Wednesday, according to police. In a tweet issued at noon, ADL national chairman Jonathan Greenblatt...

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Military style rifles aren't protected by the Second Amendment, 4th Circuit rules

In a 10-4 ruling, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, said the guns banned under Maryland's law aren't protected by the Second Amendment. Gun restrictions enjoy wide support i...

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Care worker caught 'performing LAP DANCE' for 100-year-old dementia sufferer

The video, which was shot by another care worker, shows Fultz straddling the man's leg, KFOR reports . "I can show you new things, I can show you new things, I won't tell if you won't". The other e...

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United States existing home sales march higher in January

US housing starts dropped 2.6% in January to a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.246 million, below the revised December rate of 1.279 million, the Commerce Department said Thursday. They paid an average ...

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Police release video of woman's cartwheels during DWI stop

Police release video of woman's cartwheels during DWI stop

Police released a 6-minute video showing Marshall's field sobriety test in which she chose to do a cartwheel instead of following the officer's orders to walk a straight line. The encounter happened F...

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Woman's warning about shirt wrapped around auto windshield goes viral

Hardacre wrote that she had worked the closing shift at a mall in Flint and when she got inside her vehicle she spotted a blue flannel shirt on her windshield. "But you can never be too safe". After...

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Audio clip released in Delphi, Ind. double homicide

Authorities spent a big part of the Wednesday press conference delivering an impassioned appeal to the public to call in tips to help nab the person or persons responsible for the murders. Abigail and...

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Ellison responds to Trump: 'We'll stop your drive to divide us'

John Lewis of Georgia called Rep. Keith Ellison the "right person" to lead the Democratic National Committee in a new video out Tuesday. The first candidate to get to 224 votes when the party meets ...

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Trump administration starts planning immigration crackdown in memos from Homeland Security

Trump administration starts planning immigration crackdown in memos from Homeland Security

The memos also call for the hiring of more federal agents, the enlisting of more help from local police, and speeding up the process of removing a larger number of those living in the country withou...

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Severe flooding forces hundreds of water rescues around San Jose, California

Severe flooding forces hundreds of water rescues around San Jose, California

At least 225 residents were taken Tuesday to dry land and rinsed with soap and water to prevent them from being sickened by floodwaters that had traveled through engine fuel and garbage. There is no e...

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Hundreds evacuated in San Jose after floods drown neighborhoods

Hundreds evacuated in San Jose after floods drown neighborhoods

San Jose Fire Department Capt. Mitch Matlow said city officials have actively warned people to move their encampments away from waterways since the beginning of this season's "wet-winter". "I can not ...

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Heart attack ruled out Kim Jong-nam's death

Heart attack ruled out Kim Jong-nam's death

Four North Korean men wanted by Malaysian police are believed to have left the country on the same day as the attack. Preparations are under way to bring senior North Korean officials to the United ...

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Group of investors warn Texas against implementation of "bathroom bill"

The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas and nonprofit organization Legacy Community Health have partnered together to create an ad urging people to take a stand against Texas' Senate Bill 6. The...

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Trump administration tightens rules on deportation and detention

Trump administration tightens rules on deportation and detention

US Homeland Security chief John Kelly on Saturday (Jan 18) said a new presidential immigrant ban will be better prepared and implemented to ensure there is no repeat of the chaos caused by the first. ...

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Trump praises new African American museum during first visit

Trump also used the opportunity to finally touch upon the of anti-Semitic threats on Jewish community centers around the country, noting that the museum served as a reminder that Americans must reject...

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Facebook in line for weekly Major League Baseball match live streams

Facebook in line for weekly Major League Baseball match live streams

Twitter broadcasted a number of National Football League games last season. "It makes flawless sense that they would be going after name brand properties like the Major League Baseball". The social n...

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Evers, Holtz Advance In Wisconsin Superintendent Race

Evers, Holtz Advance In Wisconsin Superintendent Race

Two candidates will be chosen to compete for the state Superintendent of Public Instruction in the general election April 4. Evers, seeking a third term as state superintendent, garnered about 70 pe...

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Trump steps up enforcement with new immigrant-policy push

President Barack Obama repeatedly belittled the idea of a border wall while in office, but as of Monday Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is ordered to immediately begin the planning and constructio...

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Homeland Security issues guidance to deport country's 11 million immigrants

It says any immigrant in the USA illegally who has been charged or convicted of a crime is now an enforcement priority. Kelly said in one of the memos that illegal immigration across the USA bo...

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Dem Lawmaker Sues Architect Of The Capitol For Removing Police Pig Painting

Dem Lawmaker Sues Architect Of The Capitol For Removing Police Pig Painting

In a statement after filing his legal challenge, Clay said the painting's removal sent "a chilling message to young Americans that their voices are not respected, their views are not valued, and and...

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US Army Veteran accused of trying to help ISIS

Police say that for months he exchanged text messages with agents describing how he wanted to start "global jihad" and put together an attack "10 times" as deadly as the Boston marathon bombings. The ...

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Rating Reiterated by BMO Capital Markets

The median estimate represents a +5.23% increase from the last price of 69.37. The results reflect Wal-Mart Canada's push to step up its grocery and health and wellness offerings as it builds more s...

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Goose Creek High Bus Driver Charged With DUI

Goose Creek High Bus Driver Charged With DUI

Troopers arrested the driver, Brent Patrick Carter, 50, of Goose Creek, after they found his blood alcohol content at.18. After pulling Carter over, the trooper noticed several signs that he might h...

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Judge blocks Texas from cutting Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood

Sparks concluded the state's intent must be something other than Planned Parenthood's quality of care: The "evidence now in the record implies HHSC was motivated by reasons other than qualifications...

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Grassley Confronted On Immigration By Man Who Says He Was Afghan Translator

Grassley Confronted On Immigration By Man Who Says He Was Afghan Translator

This was Grassley's first town hall visit of the current term. The long-serving senator and Finance Committee chair will have a pivotal role in the effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act...

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Bay Area Storm Tuesday: More rescues in Coyote Creek, Highway 17 updates

The incident is the latest in a series of problems caused by the overflowing lake and the runoff from the dam's spillway into Coyote Creek, which runs from Morgan Hill through San Jose and into San Fr...

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"Not My President's Day" rallies to be held across the country

A schmorgesborg of complaints, few actually related to anything President Trump has done, these protests were meant to highlight the so-called "resistance" movement. Other issues they have with the ad...

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Couple fined after finding racist graffiti on garage door

Couple fined after finding racist graffiti on garage door

As a result, she's received a blight citation from the City of Stamford, at a fine of $100 per day. Stamford authorities say the incident is still under investigation, but they haven't found any wit...

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'Refugees Welcome' banner illegally placed on Statue of Liberty

'Refugees Welcome' banner illegally placed on Statue of Liberty

The quartet hung the banner at about 12:45 pm. "This was first conceived in response to what's been called the "travel ban" of the Trump administration, which I think flies in the face of the foundi...

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White House: Transgender-Student Rights Not a Federal Issue; New Guidance Coming

President Trump's administration on Tuesday will reportedly rescind guidance to schools that bars discrimination against transgender students. "These guidance documents", the open letter explained...

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Hunters Shot Each Other Near The Border, Then Blamed Immigrants

Two hunters in Texas have been charged in connection with a shooting at a remote Texas ranch located not far from the Mexican border. A hunting guide and his client accidentally shot each other an...

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Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Vetoes Bill Defunding Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

A similar bill prohibiting Medicaid funds to any abortion provider passed the Virginia state legislature past year. Planned Parenthood draws the ire of many Republicans because it provides abortions...

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Houston hospital locked down amid reports of shooting

Houston hospital locked down amid reports of shooting

Ben Taub is Harris County's level one trauma center, and been in operation since the 1960s. Video from the scene shows visitors and staff streaming out of the hospital and patients huddled together ou...

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Graffiti Found At 3 Washington, DC Monuments

Graffiti Found At 3 Washington, DC Monuments

The messages were likely written by just one person, based on the similarity of what was written and the handwriting style, Litterst said . The National Park Service has sent workers to the monumen...

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